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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with rick williams, sara bloomquist, and meteorologist, david murphy. the big story on "action news" this noon is breaking
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news. police have arrested and charged a man with the hit and run in overbrook. paul woodland faces homicide by vehicle in the death of 8-year-old gianna powell. she was struck and killed on november 18th. vernon odom is in overbrook with the details. >> reporter: rick and sara good afternoon. woodland formerly charged by police overnight. sad, just sad that is how one of the neighbors described the tragedy that left the 8-year-old child dead. >> this is their man, paul woodland from overbrook. charged with the hit and run crash that hit and killed gianna powell whose home is not far away. she was killed while crossing the street with two siblings, the driver did not stop and the
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siblings were not seriously injured. police were tipped about a car fitting the hit and run car trips in chester county. >> the person saw the vehicle and got suspicious and we went up there and matched the auto parts to that particular car, it's absolutely the car. >> earlier this gianna's parents asked for help finding the hit and run driver. "action news" spoke with her father last night. >> hard. with the community helping us and the family helping us it was helping a lot. taking it one day at a time. >> the nissan sedan belongs to woodland's girlfriend that lives on the same block she has not been charged at this point and neighbors are shocked by the arrest. >> it's sad. why would you hit and run? it's an accident stop.
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i mean -- lord -- it's an accident why not just stop? >> reporter: rick, the charges against woodland include homicide by vehicle and involuntarily manslaughter and his bail is set at a half million dollars. live in overbrook, vernon odom, channel 6 "action news." >> developing this noon. police just announced there is new information in the center city package explosion that seriously injured a man on pine street. they plan to hold a news conference earlier today. and jim alden was hit with shrapnel when he opened the letter last tuesday. the atf and fbi and postal service is all investigating. we'll have an update tonight on "action news" at beginning at 4:00. and breaking news from jacksonville, florida, where police arrested a gunman holding
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hostages inside of a bank there. officers were called to the community first credit union for reports of a robbery. the suspect was holding at least 10 hostages inside and the police negotiated with him and convinced him to release some of them and became distracted when two people hiding began to run from the building and the s.w.a.t. team rushed in and rescued the remaining hostages. a police chase in philadelphia ended with a pileup that killed a woman in her car. police followed two people they believed to be involved in a shooting in westminster. the pursuit ended when the suspect's nissan broadsided the vehicle on locust. the woman killed in the crash is not yet identified by police and the two suspects have been a
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arrest arrested local protesters took their frustration to the street over the dakota pipeline. it stopped at several bank as long market street. it's designed to carry oil from north dak to illinois. the sioux tribe says it will harm drinking water and cultural sites there. an allentown day care worker is accused of teaching toddlers how to curse and making videos how to do it. giles worked at creative minds day care academy. it was november 4th when she allegedly told one child to use obscenities toward another child in her care. philadelphia police are looking for a person that shot up a security guard's vehicle in the frankford section overnight. the back rear window and drivers
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side window was shot out as it sat at frankford avenue and prat street. they are trying to determine if anyone was inside at the time of the gun fire. well, the rain has finally moved out and we could look forward to a brighter, drier day. check out the view from center city and their sky 6 hd camera a picturesque scene. karen rogers has more now from the "action news" big board. >> hey after all that rain beautiful sunshine and as we look at satellite 6 along with action radar we see a change starting. some of the clouds starting to move in and more clouds than not in the north and west and approaching philadelphia, beautiful sunshine we had some of the clouds starting to move in and the wind really picking up. look at the wind gusts, 24 miles per hour gusts in trenton and millville and 21 in cape may. a gusty breeze and nicer than the days we had, two days full
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of rain. 49 degrees in martins creek and 46 in quakertown. and 50 in coatesville and 50 in oxford and 52 in chester and 53 right now in center city. temperatures are holding into the 50s all morning, the overnight low is 52 and 56 in hammonton and 56 in vineland and 63 south of that and 55 degrees in dover, delaware and 57 in smyrna, delaware where you have bright sunshine. you'll see more cloud cover move in through your evening commute but still dry. 4:00, 51 with clouds and sun. 6:00, 48 degrees and 7:00, 46 and chilly overnight tonight. we'll have the details coming up in the seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> all right karen thank you. president-elect donald trump was hitting the road once again,
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calling it his thank you tour in indiana and ohio. where he is expected to unveil details on his deal to save hundreds of factory jobs, and that is marred by a recount getting underway in another mid-western state. kenneth moton is live with the latest on that. >> reporter: good afternoon rick, we are told that donald trump's thank you tour will continue over the next few weeks and include crucial states he won like ohio and those he thought he would have done better in but first business in indiana. >> his campaign promise. >> it's not presidential for the president of the united states to call up the head of carrier, hello this is the president -- >> today trump taking a victory lap after striking a deal with carrier saving 1,000 jobs from going to mexico. a source told a regulatory incentsive was a factor.
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>> he is not even sworn in yet and showing us he is a worker. >> works thrilled but washington democrats are asking for the details of the deal. one of the biggest critics, senator elizabeth warren. >> the first thing you learn when you talk about the details, lets read all the fine print. >> bernie sanders says that the company took trump hostage and won. sanders wrote that trump endangers the jobs of workers safe in the u.s. and signalled to corporations they can threaten to offshore jobs for friendly tax benefits and incentives. and today starts the first presidential recall in 16 years, started by green party jill stein. trump won wisconsin by less than a percentage point. >> the tour will end in
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cincinnati, ohio will he withhold a campaign style rally and the vp elect will be by his side. >> thank you. more ahead on "action news" at noon. a standoff with a suspected police killer is now over out west. details on how this intense situation ended. and christmas trees are up and running where you can get your fresh tree and help out a local school at the same time. and how a young girl came to the rescue of her newborn sister when she stopped breathing. "action news" will be right back.
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police shot and killed a man that they say killed a police officer in washington state yesterday. the man was holed up in a home using two children as shields. he is accused of gunning down an officer in takoma, a sheriff's deputy was able to get a clean shot at the suspect without harming the children. investigators found multiple
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weapons inside of the home. four people were arrested in charlotte, north carolina. during a protest after the announcements that prosecutors will not charge the officer that fatally shot a man in september. the officer fatally killed keith lamont scott after he did not drop his gun. and they showed him earlier in the day with a bulge in the ankle with his pant leg rolled up with an empty holster. self phone video cam toured last year's shooting of 50-year-old walter scott. it shows michael slager shooting scott several times in the back while he tried to run away. he said he feared for his life after scott got a hold of his taser. >> an 11-year-old massachusetts girl helped to save her newborn sister's life all thanks to an
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important lesson in school. miranda is now 8 days old, when 12 days old little miranda choked on her spit up and couldn't breathe. her big sister took over. >> i turned her over and patted her back and called the nurse. >> aleesa's school does teach sixth grader cpr and choking measures. it is music to chocolate lovers ears, nestle says they may be able to produce healthier less sugary chocolate. next, how you can keep it at bay.
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tis the season to buy a fresh christmas tree from the many lots around the area and it appears that warm weather is a boost for local farmers. christmas tree farms in pennsylvania say that sales have been brisk. the industry brings in 1.3 billion there's a year nationally. pennsylvania is one of the largest producers. doylestown will sell christmas trees tomorrow, saturday and sunday to fund their band programs.
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each tree is $40. health check this noon, a major candy maker says they have new technology to reduce sugar in chocolate 40% without affecting the taste. researchers at the nestles company says they have a way to change the structure of sugar particles and dissolves more quickly on the tongue so there is less sugar. it's probably the most common complaint sending people to the doctor. achy joints. >> in this week's art of aging we'll tell you how to keep it abay. >> reporter: at 76 deborah wolf is not ready to slow down, she splits her time with her law practice and love of tennis. >> time and a car accident years ago has caused arthritis in her
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knees. >> arthritis technically means inflammation in the joints. >> and osteo arthritis is the most common. >> neck and lower back, hips and knees and big toes. >> the doctor says if you get pain in the wrists and ankles or fatigue or weight lost, check with a doctor it could be a bigger problem. can you lessen the pain and stiffness. >> the two most important things are exercise and people that are overweight. weight loss. >> it doesn't take big weight loss, every pound lessons joint pressure by 3 pounds. deborah works on strengthening the muscles of her knees. >> i do exercises every day 5 pounds on each leg. >> and plant paced diets can significantly reduce paint but you got to get in motion to stay
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in motion. >> probably the worst thing to do for arthritis is to not move. >> i played this morning. >> well, the "action news" team is out working on news stories tonight begin agent 4:00. >> lets check in with alicia vitarelli with a look ahead. >> reporter: coming up today at 4:00 we are talking about all the changes in health insurance, a lot of people faced with new options that have really high deductibles so what say person to do? and some people pay more than $2,000 out of pocket before the benefits kick in and can really set a family back. nydia han has a plan to keep you from wiping out your bank account. >> and visitors at a museum get a visit from the u.s. air force band. don't miss this video today in big talkers. and take us with you on the go.
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watch our newscast streaming live on your smart phone or tablet. >> and i'll see you in the next half hour to break down all the things you can did around the city for the holiday season. >> there is a lot. >> including food. >> always. >> we'll see you in a little bit. >> your accuweather forecast is coming up.
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karen here today with the accuweather forecast we finally got the rain out of here. >> it took a while some places got 3 inches like doylestown. lets look at stormtracker 6 live double scan we are good. sitting pretty nice and dry. lets go outside we were doing fine earlier. chopper 6 hd was getting great shots right there of center city and we had a lot of sunshine earlier on. and starting to see clouds fill
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in now especially to the north and west. 53 degrees the current temperature. the dew point 35 and down from yesterday. pressure is rising and high pressure is moving in. and the winds out of the west northwest sustained at 17 but we have seen gusts of 25 miles per hour at times through the early part of the day and that continues into the evening and the ocean temperature 52 degrees. satellite 6 along with action radar showing the rain is out of here and we had nothing but sunshine early on in the day. and now the clouds move in and cold air comes into the region and philadelphia we see more clouds fill in as well. the lehigh valley lots of clouds and breezy and high of 50 degrees and at the shore it will take a lot longer for the clouds to reach there. shore forecast sunshine and a few clouds breezy and high of 59 degrees, much warmer than the lehigh valley. and here in the city at 2:00 clouds and sunshine and 53 and temperatures continue to fall in
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the afternoon 4:00, 51 degrees, and 6:00 p.m. 58 degrees and at least partly cloudy skies and 8:00 p.m. 45 and 10:00 p.m. 43 colder tonight than the past few nights. we were unseasonably warm tonight's overnight low 38. it will feel chillier at the bus stop. the winds will be lighter in the overnight hours. tomorrow high pressure is moving in nicely. we get lots of sunshine and still the cool breeze at times, you'll feel the difference with that but a good day for us with a high of 52 degrees. not bad. here is a look at your exclusive accuweather forecast a gusty breeze at times gusting 30 miles per hour. 66 degrees for your early high temperatures, falling to the low 50s tomorrow afternoon, lots of clouds and sunshine and we saw the sunshine earlier today and tomorrow sunny and breezy, 52 still a cool breeze tomorrow as
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well. saturday feeling chilly, the average high for this date is 50, and temperatures are seasonable and 49 degrees will feel chilly for us, fine for the temple game and annapolis no problem there's. sunday increasing clouds and 47 for your high and a chance for a shower sunday night. monday partly sunny skies and 50. keeping it seasonable. on tuesday expecting more rain, periods of rain through the day and highs only in the upper 40s. wednesday it looks at this point the rain ends early and 54 degrees for your high temperature. so the 60s are gone that we had but today's high 56 is not too bad. >> karen, thank you. well, there is more ahead in our next half hour of "action news" at 12:30. dr. oz faces a lawsuit about his claims of extra virgin olive oil he made on his show. and a well known native of that state is helping them
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hit walking home from school with her siblings. at 63rd and landsdowne and thrown nearly 90 feet. is he charge the with homicide by vehicle and other offenses. more coming up tonight beginning at 4:00. a woman is dead after a police chase in philadelphia. she had the go ahead and was hit by the suspect. >>e say they were chasing two men they believe were suspects in the shooting, during the chase the suspects crashed killing a woman. here at 62nd and locust a police pursuit two men driving a nissan crash nood two cars killing a female driver. >> this is a horrible tragedy, regardless of what precipitated it or why. >> in all four cars were involve


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