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man on the road killing him. officials say the victim did not cross the road at the crosswalk. annie mccormick has the latest on the hit-and-run. >> reporter: police say when emergency crews arrived they pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. it happened at ace memorial drive when a driver spotted the victim motionless on the roadway. he was identified as jeremiah mccarthy. we don't know what time the crash occurred, we know a passer by discovered the body and called 911. mccarthy was not far from the delaware/pennsylvania border. there's not enough physical evidence to get the make or model of the vehicle. we don't know which direction he was traveling on route 41. we know he was on the northbound
shoulder of the highway. the strikes vehicle was traveling northbound. i was upstairs and i saw flashing lights and my brother said there was an accident. >> reporter: 13-year-old kiley heard the commotion and think the victim may have been at the vfw post beforehand. an autopsy will be performed today to determine how he died and possibly hit by more than one vehicle. delaware state police are asking anybody with information to contact them at 1-800-tips-3333. >> reporter: annie mccormick channel 6 "action news." philadelphia police are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured two teenage boys in the grays ferry section at 31st and tasker avenue. surveillance video shows the
shooting and the teenagers running. the are 15-year-old is in critical condition. the 17-year-old is in stable condition. a new jersey mother pled guilty today to setting her newborn baby on fire killing her. 23-year-old hyphernkemberly dorvilier pleaed guilty to aggravate add manuals. she manslaughter. she doused her newborn baby with accelerant and set her on fire. she had third degree burns over 60% of her body and died at the hospital. prosecutors recommend she be sentenced to 30 years in prison. a few rain showers made their way through this morning, we are hoping to see the sun this afternoon. let's check in with david murphy outside on the terrace. david up the details from accuweather. we have a gray overcast sky, but as i look toward the jersey shore, i can see hints of blue
here and there. storm tracker 6 live double scan the rain that we had popping through during the morning hours is off the coast. some of the roads might be west down the by the shore. but there's a breeze kicking up that's not going to last long. there goes the rain. behind that there are darker shades of gray, those are areas where the clouds are beginning to thin out. we expect the sunshine to return today. it will be mild, 57 degrees. you go down to washington, d.c. we're up to 64. cooler in new york, but up north in new york city we'll wind up improving on the 47. we are going for a high this afternoon of about 61 degrees, and we don't talk about this much in the last day of february, but it's not a bad afternoon to head out to the playground, clouds and sun, mild, windy, 2:00 p.m., 60 degrees and 4:00 p.m., 58 degrees. as we roll through the rest of the afternoon and evening, 6:00 p.m., 51. it will cool down again after all it is the last day of february. 49 degrees by 8:00.
46:10 p.m. those are not bad numbers. overnight low, 39 degrees. we have mild days on tap. a couple of chances of rain and cooler air coming back in time for the weekend, i'll have the details coming up on all that. thank you. this reminder to stay with 6abc.com/weather to get updaytimes on any chance to the forecast that's where you can find the latest with the power storm tracker 6 live radar. an early morning collision in delaware county sent two people to the hospital. chopper 6 flew over the crash on 352 middle town township high meadow road. police closed the southbound lanes while crews cleaned up the fuel spill. drivers are being treated for injuries. surveillance video captured a terrifying robbery in south philadelphia. it happened a month ago no arrests have been made. two suspects barge into the deli on the 1600 block of south 6th
street. the men used a gun and demanded cash and stole two iphones. if you have any information call police. presidential candidates are making their final appeal to the voters ahead of the super tuesday primaries tomorrow. the single-biggest haul with 11 states up for grabs. meanwhile, donald trump is holding the largest lead among republican candidates 33% edge. trump has disavowed duke's support, but ted cruz and marco rubio are looking to stem his momentum. ted cruz is from texas. hillary clinton is stumping across the south. bernie sanders is courting voters in minnesota and massachusetts. an accused cop killer faces
a judge in virginia today. officials say the suspect shot and killed his wife and turned his gun on a rookie female officer who was on the job for one day. elizabeth hur. is live in new york with the story. >> reporter: authorities tell us this started with a 911 call and ended with four people shot, two of them did not survive including that rookie officer. randal hamilton arraigned twice this morning on two murder charges remains in jail held without bond. i want to be clear, do we have officers involved in a shooting? we have three officers who have been shot. >> reporter: the three officers shot were responding to a 911 call reporting a domestic abuse in prince william county virginia. officer ashley guindon killed in the line of duty out on her
first street patrol on saturday. when she passed, we didn't expect it. it's sad. >> reporter: new details emerge about the 28-year-old rookie officer. she spent 6 years as a marine corps reservist. she did share with us when we rehired her, she wanted to do this job, she couldn't get it out of her blood. her accused killer, army staff sergeant has been charged with murdering his wife found dead inside the home. his 11-year-old son was home, but not hurt. well, the two other expected to recover. as for the suspect he faces first degree and capital murder charges making him eligible for
the death penalty if convicted. back to you. thank you for that report. dozens of people gathered to learn about the challenges veterans face when they returned home. there was a special scroong of the -- careening of the documentary -- screening of the documentary "our way home." there was a panel discussion about the psychologic effects of war, particularly, ptsd. a look back at the oscars. i'm here at the academy awards otherwise known as the white people's choice award. chris rock took on the overhead on and it was a long awaited win for leonardo decaprio. doctors discover the surprising source of chronic stomach pain. alicia vitarelli joins us with a
snyder's aids knew something was wrong with flint's water as far back as 2014 him they discussed switching the water supply back to lake heron. researchers found elevated leaves of lead that could cause neurological problems in children. when you think of food allergies you think about peanuts or eggs, some allergies may be more subtle and go undetected. alicia vitarelli is at the big board explaining how one doctor is connecting the dots. a local doctor turned into a medical detective to find the food culprits causing his health problems and now he is helping others turn their health around.
for nearly ten years, diane was told her problems were due to irritable bowel syndrome. she avoided fruits and vegetables, but it wasn't working. visiting her dermatologist, she noticed a seen offering patch testing the kind use for skin irritations. she got tested and had reaction to cinnamon and preservatives. i didn't know i was eating cinnamon, but i did learn it is found in ketchup and spaghetti sauce and russian dressing. >> reporter: after a lot of label reading she adjusted her diet. i feel great. it's 180 turn around. >> reporter: the doctor was trusted couldn't finding food
that was causing his pain and discomfort. he started looking at ingredients. garlic is everywhere. a patch test showed that garlic caused a red spot. the same kind of inflammation i was getting in the patch test was probably happening in the intestinal track. >> reporter: meanwhile, the doctor has expanded testing to 122 allergy triggers. we are helping about 60% of the people we're testing. amazing. now the most common triggers are cinnamon, garlic and nickel, if you're thinking nickel, whole grains, oatmeal, nuts and so i
have trace amounts of nickel. he will be here in our 6abc studios from 4 to 5:30 for a facebook chat taking your questions on hidden food allergies and ibs, so get the questions ready. coming up on "action news" at 4:00, talk about medical detectives we'll look at a trending effect in health care it's making a lot of people feel better. anything from their wait to getting more sleep. if you send your loose change to cash -- if you save your loose change to cash in later, we have a report you should watch. >> reporter: it's supposed to be make counting change easy. it's not like it was a couple of
dollars off, it was $44 off. it was substantial. >> reporter: we tag along with inspectors to check out the accuracy of coin counting kiosks. see the results of the investigation on "action news" at 11:00 p.m. still ahead on "action news," another check of the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast. as we step outside, looking live from the philadelphia international airport from sky6 live hd. not a bad afternoon to fly in or fly out. meteorologist david murphy has the update from accuweather on this final day of february when we come right back. i drive a golf ball.
i drive to the hoop. i drive a racecar. i have a driver. his name is carl. but that's not what we all have in common. we talked to our doctors about treatment with xarelto®. xarelto® is proven to treat and help reduce the risk of dvt and pe blood clots. xarelto® is also proven to reduce the risk of stroke in people with afib, not caused by a heart valve problem. for people with afib currently well managed on warfarin, there is limited information on how xarelto® and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. you know, taking warfarin, i had to deal with that blood testing routine. i couldn't have a healthy salad whenever i wanted. i found another way. yeah, treatment with xarelto®. hey, safety first. like all blood thinners, don't stop taking xarelto® without talking to your doctor, as this may increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. while taking, you may bruise more easily and it may take longer for bleeding to stop. xarelto® may increase your risk of bleeding if you take certain medicines. xarelto® can cause serious and in rare cases, fatal bleeding. get help right away for unexpected bleeding, unusual bruising, or tingling. if you have had spinal anesthesia while on xarelto®, watch for back pain or any nerve
or muscle related signs or symptoms. do not take xarelto® if you have an artificial heart valve or abnormal bleeding. tell your doctor before all planned medical or dental procedures. before starting xarelto®, tell your doctor about any kidney, liver, or bleeding problems. xarelto® is the number one prescribed blood thinner in its class. well that calls for a round of kevin nealons. make mine an arnold palmer. same here. with xarelto® there is no regular blood monitoring and no known dietary restrictions. treatment with xarelto® was the right move for us. ask your doctor about xarelto®. awards in the books, everyone said it had to happen eventually after getting snubbed a half dozen times, leonardo decaprio took home an oscar. it was a big surprise in the best supporting actor category, and host chris rock brought the controversy center stage. spotlight.
>> reporter: a thoughtful film about a newspaper investigating sexual abuse by boston's catholic priests. if they nominated hosts i wouldn't get the job. >> reporter: it was chris rock who owned the night addressing the controversy right out of the gate. you should get me. don't worry black astronaut we will. calling hollywood racist. hollywood is is a -- leonardo decaprio won gold for the revenant his embarked acceptance speech a dire warning. climate change is real it's happening right now.
the most urgent threat facing our entire species. best actress as predicted went to brie larson. the biggest upset supporting actress. the danish girl took home best supporting actress. the most awarded film of the night, not the sensitive serious films that dominated the awards, mad max furry road with a 6 win oscar haul. what moment stuck with viewers? on social media, leonardo decaprio's best actor win again rate the 440,000 tweets peer moment, the most tweeted moment in an oscar telecast. david see a lot of movies. in outline the picks -- in all the picks, you picked them
all. >> reporter: tamala and i picked the winners. she byes me coffee and i buy her toast. storm tracker 6 live double scan we have rain off the coast. it is gone, as we look outside, gray skies overhead across the region. check out this view of the commodor barry bridge, over the coast of the chester, pennsylvania, blue skies are roaring back that is going to be the pattern this afternoon. clouds giving with a to increased sunshine. highlights to talk about, it's mild today, breezy, tomorrow will be comfortable again, midweek we got rain. after that there's cold change coming back to the forecast. 57 degrees in philadelphia. feeling pretty good. the winds are up to 15 miles per hour. and we could see gusts as high as 25, 30 at times this afternoon. 57 in the city. 55 in allentown. 52 in trenton. up over 60 in millville and close to the same thing in
wilmington. we'll take a run at 60 or 61 this afternoon in philadelphia. there goes the rain we'll see the clouds he up in a whole lot the of neighborhoods. 57 in allentown. 60 in wilmington, 60 in millville. 54 degrees, cooler down by the ocean water. 2:00 p.m., 50, 58 by 44:00 p.m. 51 degrees by 6:00 p.m. tomorrow march arrives and it comes in like a lamb just like we like it. warm front to the north, no rain around we'll wind up sunny most of the day, with the arctic air cut off into canada we'll manage to get up to 59 degrees beneath the warm front. the next change will begin to come as the cold front comes in on wednesday. it will be mild ahead of it there will be rain and we'll tap into cooler air heading into the
weekend. let's put it together in the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast, mild, breezy this afternoon, but pretty good, 61 degrees. 59 tomorrow, very similar probably a little less wind. partly sunny and nice. occasional rain on wednesday, mild ahead of the front, 55 degrees, the front comes through and things start to change a bit. 43 on thursday, women's in the 30s. 39 degrees the high on friday, there's a southern storm that might be close enough to us to brush us with a coating of snow. it may stay to the south and miss us. we'll keep our eyes on friday. saturday, chilly, 43 degrees. sunday, we have clouds building. another frontal boundary will give us rain snow showers and ts a chance of wet snow building in. i don't think it's a big deal. 61 today, 59 tomorrow and the day after we're still trending
milder this month. coming up tonight it's an all new prime time. on castle at 10:00 p.m. they look into a murder of a second language student when the victim's class won't talk to police, castle goes under cover. bachelor two hours, then it's castle, watch "action news" at 11:00 p.m. with jim gardner.
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to philadelphia. 59 in berlin. a lot of 60s up and down the i-95 corridor. cooler by the shore. mid 50s for this time of the year is not bad. we'll have clouds and sun, a little blustery this afternoon i could see gusts up to 25 miles per hour. some local children are leaping into leap day, the 6th graders in clayton delaware are learning about frogs today. they attended a leap day event at at the adventure aquarium. they joined in the frog watch training and learned about sounds that frogs make and participated in a jumping contest. if you're struggling with unexplained an undiagnosed health issues, a new form of medicine could make all the difference. alicia vitarelli has the story of local women and the treatment they say is life changing. details of an american's
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