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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 involved. at the intersection of 48th
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police heard gunshots. >> 7:11, was the time they go over the air radio and indicate they heard gunshots and 911 calls reported the shots and steven hall heard them too. >> i heard three gunshots and tried to lay back down and heard six more. >> they immediately respond to that and see a male running into a car. obviously they respond to that. and they start to chase that vehicle and they would not stop. and they chased it for several blocks before ultimately that vehicle crashed into our victim. >> the crash victim was rushed to the hospital where she died and after the crash police apprehended two people from the nissan and a gun. a shooting victim showed up at the hospital and believe he was hit by the suspects.
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police will investigate the pursuit including speed. >> this was a forceable felony, it doesn't get bigger than shooting at anybody. >> according to police the suspect has not been cooperative and after the crash police revealed surveillance footage and there they see a man jumping into the nissan after firing shots. reporting in west philadelphia, annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." a crash between a car and tropical disturbance snarled traffic during the morning rush. a light sedan was crushed from behind when it collides with a big rid near 141 in newport at 6:30 this morning. nobody was hurt in the accident and traffic was backed up while fuel was cleaned from the road. no word on charges in connection with the collision. from our new jersey newsroom. one driver was injured after a
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white pickup truck and a red sedan collided in collingswood this morning. the crash shut down route 130 and 30 when debris was cleared away from the roadway. one was taken for treatment and no word on what caused this collision. on the weather front a return of dry conditions and sunny skies finally. outside sky 6 hd taking a live look at dillworth park from the city hall camera. there is the city christmas tree. a bit on the chilly side but we see peeks of sunshine and a gusty breeze this afternoon. not a bad way to start the month of december. get ready for a taste of winter later on tonight. the latest from meteorologist, karen rogers, outside on the terrace. >> reporter: hi it's nice to talk about a dry stretch. it feels pretty good and we have a gusty breeze though. and i want to show you the image of satellite 6 along with action radar you see that rain from yesterday out of there and this
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morning we have all the sunshine and clouds moving in from the north and west and a lot of clouds already in the lehigh valley and philadelphia holding on to some sunshine but the clouds move through. i want to show you the breezes, 31 in mt. pocono and 24 in atlantic city. and 21 in cape may. now 20 in beach haven too. at times you see the gusty wind out here. but it feels pretty good. 46 in quakertown and 46 in pottstown and 50 in coatesville and kennett square and 53 in center city. we'll hit our high earlier today and temperatures fall through the afternoon. 52 in browns mills and 55 in hammonton and 62 in parts of new jersey. 57 in smyrna, delaware. and more sunshine in delaware right now allowing temperatures to get warmer. here is what to expect no weather woes for you today. unlike yesterday we are giving a
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break today. clouds and sunshine, 5:00 p.m. 49, 6:00 p.m. 46 degrees, it's thursday and we like to look toward the weekend i'll have the weekend call in the seven-day forecast in just a minute rick. >> thank you. of course 6abc.com/weather is your one stop resource for everything weather related from the updated hourly forecast to stormtracker 6 live double scan radar you'll fine everything you need and use twitter and facebook to connect directly with our meteorologists. we received new video of a suspected arsonist caught on camera causing a small explosion in the olney section. it happened on monday along the 6900 block of north treat. the suspect rode up to the back of a garage and took off his backpack and a few moments later the entire area burst into flames, and the suspect got away. it's not clear why this garage
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was targeted. >> those powerful storms that spawned several tornadoes in the deep south are being blamed on the deaths of five people now that they have moved on and the damage as become clear. >> tennessee residents are coming to grips with the devastating wild fires that killed seven people. they are getting a little bit of help from one of their most famous residents. elizabeth joins us now with the latest. >> reporter: we'll start with the storms, this week alone, there were 48 reported tornadoes in nine states in the south and the skies have cleared and the cleanup. that is if you have a home to return to. the view from the air showing piles of debris and wood all across this neighborhood. once home to families in alabama. >> we were all holding on to one another crouched on the floor dear god let me live through this. >> this is all that is left of a
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day care and the town of rosily hit hard. in moist aftermath equally devastating and residents are beginning to pick up the pieces. the florida panhandle hit with powerful waterspouts off the coast and in georgia strong winds ripped the large chunk of metal off the roof of this recycling center and tossed it a quarter mile away and over in tennessee, displaced residents are surveying the damage from the wild fires. >> everything is gone -- >> the rain helped to put out some flames but with the smoke still smolder and the destruction overwhelming, dolly part on from the area is trod help. >> believe that charity begins at home. we want to make sure that the dolly wood foundation provides $1,000 a month to all the families that lost their homes
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in the fires until they get back on their feet. >> and president obama also reached out to the tennessee governor and we are told federal assistance is on the way this as search and rescue for the people still missing continue today. >> channel 6 "action news." >> all right thank you. a former penn state assiststant football coach is awarded an additional $5 million from the university. they ruled that mike mcqueary deserved the money for the way he was treated after jerry sandusky's arrest. this is on top of the money awarded last month for defamation. sandusky is currently serving 30 to 60 years in prison. slippery conditions forced the sixers to postpone the game because of a wet basketball court. it was deemed too slippery for the players, the first time at
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the wells fargo center this has happened. it's believed that the condensation from the ice surface underneath the court is to blame. the arena had a quick changeover that happened many times without an issue. the tickets will be replaced for the sacramento kings at a later date. still ahead on "action news" at 12:30, flames shoot up from a snowplow after it catches fire on the side of a road in main. and dr. oz in legal hot water, details on why he is slapped with a lawsuit. we'll be right back.
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it was a frightening situation for a snowplow operator on a main road yesterday. the truck had caught fire and then burst into flames and there were several explosions. an employee tried to use a fire extinguisher to douse the
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flames. nobody was hurt. authorities in california capture aid fourth fugitive after a seven hour standoff with police there. police took chavez into custody in san jose. he and three other inmates busted out on wednesday using a bed sheet to get to the ground. the other inmates are also back in custody. dr. oz is facing a legal battle this time sued over statements on his show about olive oil sold in supermarkets. >> this morning an olive oil trade association suing dr. oz over this comment. >> 80% of the extra virgin olive oil you buy every day in the supermarket is not the real deal. >> telling his viewer that their olive oil may be fake. in the suit filed this week the
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north american olive oil association says that the doctor gave false and malicious information about the olive oil. after their signistic evaluations, 95 per of the tested samples meet or exceed quality and purity standards. though a big advocate of olive oil's benefits. >> once you use an olive oil because it's so healthy an olive oil expert did a blind taste and smell test of five italian olive oils and concluded that five of them may have been mixed with other oils or artificial oils. this is not the first time that dr. oz's comments were called in question. >> he appeared before a senate panel after making weight loss statements about green tea
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extract. >> i don't know why you say this stuff because you know it's not true. >> i give the audience the advice i give my family all the time. >> now the dr. oz show says they will defend the story carried by numerous other news organizations. >> i think the olive oil trade association has an uphill battle. he made a general statement about olive oil companies and the companies will have to establish damages they sufferered. >> >> in idea an elementary school is dividing the classrooms based on gender but the federal government says that must stop. they are separating classes to improve boy's reading and writing and girls math.
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they say this violates title nine and the school agreed they will return to coeducational classrooms. a texas man is healing wounds by spreading a powerful message. justin norman is standing outside an islam sick center, stay strong you belong and we are one american. >> he is met with smiles and norman says he just wanted to show some compassion and empathy. >> still ahead on "action news" at 12:30, another check of the forecast for you. taking a live look at sky 6 hd in high definition. karen rogers has your update from accuweather. if you could turn things around? what if you could... love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®.
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there. you have been listening. are you done. you are done. stormtracker 6 live double scan i'm cutting your mike dry out there lets take a look outside and see what is looks like. we were doing flying around and a great shot of boathouse row sunshine earlier in the day and soaking it up. the clouds started to move in and temperatures have not started to dip just yet where you have more cloud cover in the northwest you are in the 40s. a mix of sun and clouds along the i-95 corridor. and the numbers are reflecting 48 in allentown and 53 in philadelphia and 57 in millville and 56 in dover. 20 miles per hour sustained wind in wilmington and gusts up to 30. satellite 6 along with action radar showing yes there is the cloud could have kind of pushing on in from the west. cloudy skies in the lehigh valley. some sunshine and breezy and 50
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degrees for your high in the lehigh valley and more sunshine at the shore and breezy there as well. and 59 degrees and warmer at the shore. a high of 56 today and coming down from it early. sun and clouds 4:00, 51. and 48 degrees at 6:00 and 10:00 p.m. 43. we'll clear out to mostly clear or partly cloudy skies and staying dry tomorrow high pressure is nice and in control and the low is out of there. 52 for the high and sunshine and a cool breeze as well tomorrow. still looking pretty good. how about for the big temple game in annapolis, watch it on 6 abc kickoff is 47 degrees, the fourth quarter, 50 degrees and lots of sunshine and the wind is significant 15 to 25 miles per hour. if you cheer on temple. here is your exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast a gusty breeze around today and lots of cloud cover special in
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philadelphia north and west. and sunny and breezy tomorrow and 52 and chilly on saturday, seasonably so, 49 for your high and mostly sunny, starting off with snipe on sunshine and increasing clouds and sunday. and tuesday is a wet day periods of rain and 48 and the rain could lead into monmorning's commute and highs in the 50s. 54 degrees. today beautiful sunshine and now seeing the cloud cover move in, but hey at least it's dry and temperatures in the 50s for does not too bad. >> we'll take it thank you karen. >> it's beginning to look a lot like christmas all across the city of philadelphia. in is plenty for you and your family to enjoy during it's seven week philadelphia holiday festival. >> alicia vitarelli is in the newsroom with the details. >> do not tempt rick to sing. he loves to sing.
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>> ♪ city sidewalks >> carolling in the studio, trees and lights and the man in the big red suit. the city is aglow with holiday spirit and happenings. grab the pen and make the list of things to do and see. >> the city is doing something special? >> a gift to the city. >> the festival kicked off with a special electrical spectacle. >> an 8 minutes show every half hour and then head into ben's treats. >> make your own gingerbread houses and there is homemade fudge. >> rocky road and peppermint. and square burger is squaring up its holiday shake.
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>> it's the spirit of christmas. >> you can do that all over the city. >> the idea is to get people to explore different neighborhood sfwlz the neighbors have come alive in philadelphia. manayunk marks with hot cocoa and a festive tree leating. in chestnut hill shops are decked out and the museum is all aglow. and bustleton they light up the trees and the skies overhead. and santa is everywhere. on the grown and in the skies above. >> you brought santa how many feet up? >> 57 floors up. >> one liberty observation deck are giving mr. claus a view of philly from the top. from up here you can spot your house through zoomable view finders. and help santa help out his flight path with gps technology. this is our station making sure
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you have the right address. >> if you get a santa experience more unique than this unless you visit him at the north pole. >> what a way to wrap up the year. >> come spend the holidays with us. >> of course more holiday happenings and things to do around town on fyi philly saturday at 7:30 on 6 abc. i made sure to tell santa something sparkling for sara and still working on rick. extra cookies. >> hoping not coal again this year. topping our people scene, bradley cooper is adding to his long list of achievements. the jenkin town native and model girlfriend are reportedly expecting their first child. this began after she strutted do you the runway show in paris. the couple are dating for a year and a half has yet to confirm the news.
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karen with a final check of your accuweather forecast. >> watching the clouds move in. we see it on the satellite image, the rain went out of here and we started with sunshine and now comes the clouds. 53 in philadelphia and warmer in south jersey and delaware where they have that full sunshine. here is a look at your evening commute. temperatures drop at 54 at 4:00 and 47 at 6:00. >> thank you karen. finally this noon a michigan woman is proving you are never too young to teach others a new habit. this is lou hanson, at 105 years old she is still twoing strong and teaches yoga. she teaches a group of people in
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their 70s and 80s each week. and she runs a bridge team. >> coming up on "action news" at 4:00, we are expecting to learn new information about last week's explosion in center city. a targeted bombing, "action news" will bring those to you today at 4:00. >> later on tips on how to better ways to navigate your high deductible health care plan. in today's what's the deal. don't forget to join us at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. >> have a nice afternoon.
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♪ >> announcer: today, we're talking tinsel and giving your dishes merry meal makeovers. clinton's in the kitchen with "top chef's" gail simmons. mario's cooking up a tasty twist on your holiday ham. and carla's solving all your plating problems. get ready to get merry, right now on "the chew." ♪ [ cheers and applause ] hey! you startled me there for a second. welcome to "the chew." are you guys feeling very merry and very bright, but also very hungry for some festive new dishes? >> yes! >> well, you have come to the right place of coue.

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