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report coming up on news 4 at 5:00. out of aruba, an appeals court rejected the prosecutors request to put gary giordano back in jail. >> he is back in the u.s. for the first time in four months. authorities say they still suspect him in the disappearance and presumed death of robyn gardner. last week, a judge ruled there was not enough evidence to continue holding g ining giorda. >>itis not clear exactly when giordano will return to maryland. prosecutors will continue the investigation and under dutch law, they have up to three years to press charges against him. a man wanted in a series of carjackings in montgomery county is behind bars this afternoon. >> harry sanders is charged in a crime spree that started last we
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understand wednesday in a shopping mall. he abducted three different men in their 60s and 70s on three different days. at knife point, he forced them to drive to atms and withdrawal money. they were all freed and sanders drove away. one man was beaten and cut. he has an extensive criminal record. we'll hear from one man who claims she was a victim tonight at 5:00. metro riders are stepping on to a long awaited development. >> the last of three brand-new escalators began running this morning. it's not the only station where passengers can see escalator improvements. we have the story. >> the more they can keep the escalators working, the happier people are. >> reporter: he works at the top of the foggy bottom stop. he can tell you exactly how the escalators have run every day
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for the past year. >> i have seen escalator project begin and seen it to where it is now. >> reporter: metro marking the official opening here at foggy bottom and the seven refurbished escalators. the foggy bottom portion had been delayed but started in january. the first of the escalators was unveiled in july. it cost just over $8 million. >> it's better for the traffic flow. that makes the most difference. you don't have to stand in line trying to find it or trying to get into the train. it's definitely worth it. >> reporter: this is the first time in more than a decade new escalators have been installed at an existing station. the new escalators here aren't that different than those refurbished. they all have new parts. the entire substructure under
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the escalators here was replaced. >> we have 144 escalators we are going to rehabilitate. it's going to take a few years but we are making progress. >> reporter: many are hoping today's opening is part of the new era for the ageing system. metro had their share of escalator issues. last february, it buckled, causing a woman to fall. four people were taken to the hospital after an escalator malfunctioned. >> come through foggy bottom quite often. i, you know, it's a busy station. it's been needed for a long time. >> reporter: next up, they are building a can pi to protect people from the elements. over here, a staircase behind the green wall. after that, it's off to dupont circle. the first lawsuit has been
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filed in the penn state sex abuse case. he says he was abused more than 100 times by jerry sandusky. it happened during a four-year period beginning when he was ten. he is now 30 years old. he abused him on trips to philadelphia rksz a bowl game and the sandusky home. the suit names sandusky, the university and second mile charity as defendants. the man who filed the suit is not among the eight boys sandusky is accused of abusing over a 15-year period. he acknowledges showering with some of those boys but denies molesting them. people close to herman cain say don't expect him to quit the race anytime soon. cain was defiant today in wake of allegations of a long-term affair. cain's latest struggles come as newt gingrich gains support. steve handelsman has the latest.
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>> reporter: on a swing through ohio, herman cain sounded defiant. >> they want you to believe that with enough character assassination on me that i will drop out. >> reporter: cain will not quit anytime soon according to the former party chairman who has been in touch with cain. >> i don't think herman is contemplating getting out of the race at the moment. he doesn't really have a strong reason to do it. >> we want cain! >> reporter: with much support intact, cain can wait until january when the voters in iowa decide about the alleged 13-year affair, the charges of sexual harassment and foreign policy. if cain drops out, the poll finds the rest of the field won't reshuffle much. mitt romney would get cain
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voters. romney denied charges of flip-flopping last night on fox. >> your list is not accurate. one, we are going to have to be better informed on my issues. >> newt gingrich would get cain voters. if he's the nominee, barack obama won't debate seven times. >> whether every the president goes, i will show up four hours later and make a speech. >> reporter: the former front-runner is not done yet. >> raise a billion for the american people who are going to raise some cain. >> reporter: over the next few days, what happens to herman cain's fund raising will let him know how far he can make it into 2012. i'm steve handelsman, news 4. an early blast of winter weather is creating dangerous
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driving conditions in parts of the midwest. take a look at this video from detroit. overnight rain and snow there. several accidents reported. we don't have snow to worry about but the temperatures are getting colder out there. >> storm 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is here with her first forecast. hi, veronica. >> hey there, guys. thanks a lot. no rain around the area today. we had cloud cover throughout the area and temperatures that were plenty cool. let's take a look at those numbers. the high today, 50 degrees. we're at 49 degrees right now. average for the date is 52. back to seasonal air here on this final day of november. benning at 49 degrees. 48 in warrenton and manassas, good afternoon to you. kensington at 34 degrees. temperatures right around where we would expect them to be. a lot of cloud cover today.
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a few breaks in the cloud cover around manassas and fredericksburg. you are seeing more sunshine and temperatures there slightly higher. during the overnight, it's going to be dropping fast. temperatures will be cold, very low by tomorrow morning. 42 by 9:00 p.m. as cloud cover continues to move on out of here. we expect to see a clear sky by tomorrow morning. clear and cold. you are going to need the big coat by tomorrow morning. we'll talk about the possibility of a warm upcoming tomorrow and the rest of this week. we'll recap hurricane season later in the show. back to you. >> thanks. you can catch your breath now after a wild ride on wall street. it came following news of a plan from global central banks to provide cheap emergency loans to europe and abroad. the dow industrial shot up 489 points on the day. the nasdaq up a whopping 104 and the s&p 500 picked up 51 points.
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a former newspaper editor showed no remorse at a british inquiry in media ethics. it was from the hacking scandal from news of the world. we have more on this. >> it has brought the public -- if they have distaste for it, they would stop buying it. >> reporter: the story by any means, is the story. former news of the world deputy editor is now telling. top editors not only knew about phone hacking, they condoned it. according to mcmullen, you name it, phone hacking of celebrities, even of murdered children. yes, he says, all worth it. >> phone hacking is a perfectly acceptable tool given the sacrifices we make if all we are trying to do is get to the truth. >> he says reporters would trade phone numbers.
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news of the world would. police, credit card companies, medical workers, tens of thousands of dollars. prin ses diana's body guard sold information on where she was. >> 30,000 pounds, please, i need to pay more mortgage. >> yes. >> reporter: what about ethics they asked him. privacy? >> it brings out the worst qualities in people. >> reporter: by the way, he gave no evidence the murdocks knew the practices were going on. he defended them all sometimes even breaking the law was the only way to expose corruption and crime. how do you apply it to celebrities and regular people when you are exposing their love lives or medical problems? back to you. >> thank you. joe biden is spending a second day in iraq today. he's working to establish a new u.s./iraq relationship after
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u.s. troops leave the country next month. mr. biden met with the prime minister and other officials there. the true pull out marks a new beginning in the relationship between the two countries. he blazed them for their recig yens. >> few nations have gone through what you have gone through. few nations in recent history made the progress you made. it's because, again, because of the incredible natural resource which rests in the people of iraq. >> mr. biden bet with iraq's president and he's scheduled to take part in the ceremony commemorating the sacrifices of u.s. and iraqi troops during the eight-year war. he arrived yesterday in a surprise visit. when news 4 continues, it's tough to keep up with the kardashians these days. now, a baby is on the way. a new baby for one of the reality tv stars.
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local elementary school kids get a special gift in class today. >> before you pick your medical benefits for next year, dr. jackie joins us with ways to save and to s [ speaking french ] [ speaking french ]
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the kardashians are back in the headlines, this time with baby news. kourtney, the oldest of the
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sisters are expecting their child together. they already have a son who is nearly 2. the 32-year-old star told us weekly she's nine weeks pregnant. she knows you are supposed to wait until 12 weeks to tell people, but she seems confident. ♪ >> adele could be rolling in grammy nods. nominations will be announced tonight. she could be up were a bunch of them for her sophomore album 21. it's the best selling cd of the year with more than 4.5 million copies sold. it's been a big year for taylor swift, and lady gaga. we'll learn who is up for what awards at 10:00 tonight. cable station vh 1 and new
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trigs bar maker teamed up to make a keyboard lab at an el men stair school in northeast d.c. students will benefit. since numerous studies link music education with success and other subjects. >> it's an exciting day to see the children's faces light up as they are playing the keyboard and learning about music. i really feel this will lay a foundation for them as they go through their education and hopefully throughout their lifetime. >> since partnering three years ago, they have donates $420,000 worth of musical equipment to schools across the country. as the year draws to a close, it's time to update the benefits plans. if your health plan is changing and you are on regular medication, there are things you need to know and things you need to do. that's the topic in get healthy
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for life. dr. jackie, an allergist is here this afternoon to help us out. are you busy during open enrollment helping patients navigate their insurance policies? >> we are busy every day of the year helping patients with this. we are busy in january once the decisions have been made. that's why i thought it was worthwhile to do the segment today. >> if your plan is changing, what are the main things you should know? >> look into what you already know. you know what medications you are on. find out how much it's going to cost in the coming year. each medication is on a specific tier. you can find out how much they are going to charge you for a special medication. find out if it's going to be approved or not and find out how you are going to get the medicatio medications.
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there are some prescriptions you can pick up at the farm si. some prefer you mail away for them. that means plan ahead to know that's how to get your prescriptions. >> you say know your new plans other benefits. explain that. >> for instance, with testing and what i do, allergy testing, be able to know whether your insurance company is going to cover that. some plans cover it. some cover it with a separate co-pay or deductible. lab work is another big one. there's rarely a plan to pay one price. you pay a percentage of each and every lab. know what labs are being done. how many visits are allowed is a big one. i see an asthmatic patient and they can't come become frequent. lastly, be conscientious. if you have to have a referable, it's your responsibility to have it. just because i want to see you
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again doesn't mean you have a referable. >> not from the specialist. if you have money left in your flexible spending account, how should you spend that? >> over-the-counter medications you can put toward that money. fill up on that whether it's an allergy medication or reflux. oftentimes you need a doctors note that says you need to be on that. >> i can't just buy benadryl saying i need it for my allergies and have it covered? >> most flexible spending accounts need documentation that you needed that. that brings us to you should get in and see your doctor because your doctor needs to be able to write that on a note and give it to you. many people don't realize that at the end of the year is when so many patients want to come see us. we are open right now as it gets toward the holiday season. just like a hairdresser, before new year's eve, we get
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ridiculously busy as the year comes to a close. more and more people are looking to get in. make the appointments now. >> good advice. jim? thank you both. up next, an alarming broadcast on nbcs "nightly news." >> we have a fire alarm announcement going on here in the studio. perhaps not something special anymore. again -- >> how he dealt with that fire alarm during his broadcast. i think he's in town tonight. >> he's got the voice. he talks about performing at tonight's free lighting ceremony on nbc. for all the news follow news 4
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well, it looks like we are cooling off on the calendar. >> just in time. >> going to take a dip with december? >> we made the hard turn to cold. >> how did you time that that way? >> it always happens that way, right, with the seasons? exactly. looking down the line, you know, we got so used to the 70s around here and the 60s. i do not think we are going to
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see anymore 70s coming our way. we might see the 60s. when we get to the four-day forecast and the extended. cloud cover across the area. it's been socked in throughout the day. take a look at this image. this is west virginia, the highest point east of the mississippi river around 4,000 feet where there was some snow, light snow showers early today. it looks plenty gray and cloudy there. here, a temperature of 49 degrees, certainly chilly. the dew point is 28 degrees. dry air over us. 43 degrees in frederick to 50 degrees in some of our communities down to the south. neighborhoods around fredericksburg, stafford and pax river, you have had more breaks in the cloud cover today. look at the winds today, they are swaying back and forth today. the wind around 20 miles per hour. 23 gusting right in d.c.
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breezy conditions for the evening. that's what you can expect. clearing skies. we'll head down to 42 degrees by 9:00. 40 by 11:00 p.m. very cold to chilly air around for tomorrow morning. we are starting out in the mid-20s in some western suburbs. here is a look at the radar. nothing going on here. to the north, flurries here. higher spots of west virginia, too, for the overnight, clear, cold. high pressure over us now. we get back to sunshine very quickly tomorrow, i think. we'll be in the 50s with sunshine. then for the end of the week, last day on friday, nice for early november. we'll have sunshine around. the temperatures will once again be in the 50s. let's take a look at the forecast for the evening here. partly cloudy, breezy, chilly. 42 to 46 with a west wind. keep in mind breezy for the evening. tomorrow morning, chilly. 25 to 33 degrees. a big range in the temperatures. lots of sun for tomorrow.
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47 to 52 degrees. here is a look at the four-day forecast. 52 tomorrow. 56 on friday. i'll take that. it looks plenty nice. good days for shopping including the weekend from 52 on saturday to 56 on sunday. again, i teased it earlier, we could see the 60s returning. how high will it go? we'll look at the extended forecast in a few minutes. >> welcome december. really low december. >> wakes us up. >> i had to break out the long sleeves today. i love the 70s, i wasn't complaining. thanks. still to come, a whole lot more. three lottery winners with plenty of money. why there's so much backlash over them winning. plus a 103-year-old woman was just minutes away from
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welcome back to news 4 at 4:00. i'm pat lawson muse. >> i'm jim handly. here is what's happening at 4:30. police arrested the woman wanted for a string of bank robberies and carjackings here that stretch from northern virginia up to baltimore.
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26-year-old stephanie schwab was taken into custody this afternoon after crashing her car on old georgetown road here in bethes bethesda. take a look at the shots here. the police began tailing her after she tried to rob a bank in mcclain. 50-year-old henry sanders of landover is accused of abducting three men and forcing them to drive to atms and take out money. the men are in their 60s and 70s. one was badly beaten and cut. pat collins will have more on the criminal history of the suspect coming up at 5:00. >> gary giordano back in the u.s. after four months. they rejected the prosecutors bid to put him back in jail. prosecutors are vowing to continue the investigation. a huge day on wall street.
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the dow had its biggest gain since march, 2009. the dow jumped 490 points. the nasdaq gained 104 and the s&p 500 ended 51 points higher. speaking of big gains, the three men who claimed the huge power ball jackpot earlier this week are trying to end speculation that they are not the actual winners. >> skeptics began questioning their win after a friend told the reporter they were representing an anonymous third party. >> anne thompson has the latest. >> that's him. he's right here. he's a regular customer. >> reporter: he is tim davidson. the purchaser of the winning ticket at this gas station. a money manager. claiming connecticut's largest lottery pay off. the subdued demeanor of the three was a stark contrast to
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typical big-ticket winners. the new york costco winners splitting $201 million. >> the $229 million joy of tom and kathleen morris. >> we are going to live the way we have but a little bit higher. >> reporter: the humility of a 23-year-old winning a jackpot of $232 million. >> i tend to repay it many times over. >> reporter: you get the sense these men have handled big sums before. they were brief and to the point. new york's tabloids bris led at the irony of the rich getting richer. then one saying they are fronting for a client, a friend of the bankers told nbc news i was nervous that i let the cat out of the bag. the internet buzzed with rumors. >> i don't want to get into
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their personal lives. >> reporter: the family trust issued a statement to squash the speculation. there are a total of three trustees. there's no anonymous fourth participant. three money managerer with millions of their own to work with. >> they plan to distribute $1 million to help veterans organizations within the next two weeks. the donation is their first step on a journey toward fill ant pi. a change of heart saved a woman and her 83-year-old daughter and their home. sheriff's deputies showed up yesterday ready to e vekt them. they lived there for more than five decades. when deputies and movers arrived, they couldn't bring themselves to force the two elderly woman out. >> please don't come in here. when i'm gone y'all can do
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anything you want to do. >> community activists showed up rallying behind the women. the family is hopeful they can work things out with the bank. well the countdown is on to a christmas tradition tonight. the lighting of the famed rockefeller center christmas tree in just hours. >> the 74-foot tall norway spruce comes to rockefeller center by way of pennsylvania. it's adorned with l.e.d. lights and a crystal star. it's not the only star. justin bieber, celo green and tony bennett are performing. tonight is going to be a special first for him. >> i have known this tree for a long time. we have never -- we have come and seen it after it was already lit, you know, but we never came for the christmas tree lighting
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itself. so, i'm excited to be here not only to see that but to perform and be part of the festivities. it's an honor. >> you can watch the annual lighting tonight here an nbc at 8:00. the search is on for the country music singer mindy mccready. she disappeared with her 5-year-old son and a missing person's report was filed last night. she does not have custody of her son. police talked to her and told her she has until tomorrow to bring him back. since topping the country chartsment mid-90s, the 36-year-old singer's life has been filled with domestic abuse, drug and dui arrests. there's more to come on news 4 at 4:00. a pregnant woman's surprise when she got to the hospital. >> beware of this massive sinkhole. we are c
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well, as we all know, here, everywhere on tv, sometimes, as now, things go wrong live on television. as i'm trying to prove as i try
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to speak. >> stuff happens. that was the case during last night's broadcast of nbcs "nightly news" with brian willia williams. >> bankruptcy we have covered in this grim u.s. economy. this one gets your attention. you'll forgive us, we have a fire alarm announcement going on here. perhaps not something special anymore. again, we have an announcement going on here in the studio. tom -- >> unmistakably a fire alarm. it went off as the 6:30 broadcast began at 30rock. it was just a drill. nobody was in danger. it kept going off during the newscast. it was corrected by the time it aired here in washington at 7:00. they released a statement saying it was the first fire alarm since "nightly news" moved into the brand-new studio and the system should have been turned off. >> always unflappable. they are setting up for him to
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do "nightly news" next door here. maybe better luck on nebraska avenue. you can always get the news on your phone now, right? >> you can. nbc 4 washington has a brand-new iphone app. wendy knows about it. >> that's right. it's the nbc 4 washington news app. you can get it now on your iphone. it's cool. like the top stories, the one thing people want to know quickly. if you want a quick ingest of what's going on as you have been hearing that blond bandit captured as they are calling her. the wheaton carjackings, the dow going crazy today. that was fun. this is something a lot of people are going to want, the weather. the weather app right at your fingertips. you can get all of what's going on with your weather every day. when the weather gets worse, up here you can have severe weather alerts and stuff that happens as
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we get into winter where it's crucial to know what's going on. it can get hairy around here as you know. videos, if you want to look at the videos that you have been hearing about and you just want to see them because you are not by your television at 4:00, 5:00 or 6:00. this is a great app to click on and see the video. also, this is the part i like. you can go into looking at entertainment. all the different stuff going on at entertainment. the scene, what's going on on the scene around town. capital gains, which is really cool. you know, worth the drive. places in our area that are worth the drive. there's a really cool thing, the top of the world in 60 minutes. this is a view. isn't that cool? from baltimore. one of the tallest buildings is right there in baltimore. it's cool. www.nbcwashington.com, there is an app for that so you have us in the palm of your hand.
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maybe wrapped around your finger. back to you. >> thanks, wendy. >> when we continue, a woman explains how she didn't know she was expecting until she gave birth. plus the occupy protest [ female announcer ] more people are using wireless devices... in more ways than ever. and our networks are getting crowded. but if congress frees up more wireless spectrum... we can empower more people to innovate... putting momentum behind our economy. and we can reduce the deficit... with more than thirty billion dollars paid by america's wireless companies. it's simple -- more spectrum means more freedom. for everyone.
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we are turning colder but we are also looking back on hurp season. this is the last day of it.
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we forget, it's been awhile since irene. >> it has, exactly. that's what we remember those of us throughout the mid-atlantic areas with irene and lee, how much flooding we had from it. here is a recap. it was quiet at the end. kind of ending with a bunch of hoopla. tied for the third highest since 1851. 19 named systems. three major hurricanes of a category three or stronger. irene we remember so well. that was the first hurricane to make land fall in the u.s. since ike in 2008. all the flooding up north the rivers just over filling their banks in so many areas throughout the mid-atlantic. bye-bye 2011 hurricane season. the temperatures out there now, 49 degrees. a gray sky, plenty chilly. we move from chilly to cold
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conditions by tomorrow morning. start out in the 20s to low 30s across the area. a clear sky. we'll quickly move into the sunshine tomorrow morning. 30 degrees is the temperature in frederick, maryland. 29 in gaithersburg, maryland. 28 dipping down to leesburg tomorrow morning. 25 degrees in manassas, virginia. i's going to be a cold one for sure. 52 degrees the high in d.c. tomorrow. sunshine across the area. a nice wind coming our way out of the west tomorrow. 52 to 56 on friday. there's a look at the weekend from 52 on saturday to 56 degrees on sunday. sunday we get the cloud cover. told you earlier we could see temperatures spike a little bit. not into the 70s, but into the 60s. that's what i think will happen with the next batch of rain that will be moving in tuesday and wednesday of next week. so, a little bit of a wee touch of late spring coming our way. >> okay. >> we like that. thanks. imagine waking up with pain
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so severe you think your appendix is ruptured. then you get to the hospital and they tell you you are not sick at all. >> but you are having a baby. it happened to a woman in portland, oregon. we have the report. >> i was 39 weeks and didn't have the slightest clue. >> reporter: not the slightest kick, craving or clutching of the tummy to tell her she was carrying more than her own wight for nine months. >> i thought it was due to the cyst i have on my ovaries. you work in a dairy queen, you eat all that food. >> i thought she was gaining a little weight. >> didn't know this bundle of joy was in there. >> reporter: page lynne dawn anderson, 7 pounds 7 ounces. tiny baby, big -- >> surprise.
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bad stomach pains. i couldn't sleep. >> reporter: she thought it was her appendix. they were like could you be pregnant? i said no. not a clue. they came back in and said yeah, you are pregnant. >> four hours later, paige was born. >> nervous, overwhelmed. another girl. >> number three. >> after big sister, doctors told kim she couldn't have more kids because of the cysts on her ovaries. that and the fact she had no prenatal care. it leaves her to believe little baby paige has miracle written all over her. >> god doesn't do things he doesn't have a plan for. shees here for a reason. >> that is one adorable appendix. >> mighty cute. coming up on news 4, gawkers are getting a close-up view of this giant sinkhole.
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take two for wedding photos destroyed in a natural disaster. coming up on news 4 at 5:00, a disturbing discovery at a walmart. shoppers find something unexpected and dangerous inside the merchandise. he tried to kill president reagan. now he wants more freedom. we'll tell you what happened in july. the government is saying he's still dangerous. tonight at 6:00, athletes [ female announcer ] at verizonfios.com, you can choose your channel package. ♪ you can choose your own internet speeds. ♪ you can even choose to chat with a live person. ♪ now you can choose to save $35 a month
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this huge sinkhole is causing stir in oklahoma. a local farmhand says the hole appeared overnight after an earthquake hit two weeks ago. it measures 40 feet wide and 40 feet deep. it's still growing. scientists say several things could have caused the pit including salt formations or drought. they don't believe the earthquake is related. couples who lost everything from the tsunami in japan are replacing memories. the early pictures were of destruction. today, a different scene. couples gather to re-enact their wedding days. the photo shoot was organized with the goal of replacing
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photos. hair salons and wedding shops donated their services. donait's about building cars in america. it's all about jobs. it's all about respect. security. the american dream. [ jamaul ] good jobs in tough times. a chance to move up and do better. [ delaunta ] excellent healthcare. [ caletha ] beautiful benefits. what they used to call the american way. it still works here. [ jennifer ] not a single layoff of a u.s. manufacturing worker. [ glen ] not one. not one. doing things the right way. quality. [ jimmeka ] building cars that americans want. [ jamaul ] right here in america. hyundai is an all-american success story. ♪
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another round of occupy wall street evictions is under way. early this morning, dozens of
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protesters were forced to pack up their tents in los angeles and philadelphia and haul out of their camp sights not everyone left willingly. >> reporter: early wednesday, 1400 police officers were used to clear the occupy los angeles camp driving protesters from a camp around city hall. more than 200 were arrested, it was considered peaceful. >> they did a tremendous job out here. they acted with restraint, professionalism. >> i think it's gone smooth. >> reporter: he and others camped out in cities across the country to protest economic disparity and corporate greed wonder what's next. >> i was discouraged we didn't get farther why we were here. so, it will be real interesting to see how the group reforms, the movement reforms. >> reporter: dozens of the occupy philadelphia movement reformed fast enough to stage a
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march through downtown. earlier, they were evicted from their camp near philadelphia city hall. again, without injury or incident. >> it's gone well. i mean it's been a long night. we were able to clear the crowds without any problems. >> reporter: still, more than 50 demonstrators were arrested. the clean up in the park that's been occupied since september was underway well before sunrise. other occupy protests are facing the same thing. this one in oklahoma city has until thursday midnight to shut down. while occupy san francisco protesters rejected a city proposal to relocate their camp setting up a possible confrontation with police. nbc news. that's news 4 at 4:00. news 4 at 5:00 starts right now.
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tonight on news 4 at 5:00, gary giordano back on american soil, but still the prime suspect in the disappearance of a local woman in aruba. now what? an arrest in a frightening seri seri series. >> i thought i could get the best of him after it started. it didn't turn out that way. >> 30 years ago, he tried to kill president reagan. tonight he wants more freedom. why the government says he's still too dangerous. >> welcome to news 4 at 5:00, i'm wendy rieger. >> i'm jim handly. they caught her. a woman wanted for a string of carjackings and bank robberies from virginia up to baltimore is now behind bars tonight. stephanie schwab was taken into custody this afternoon. she was attempting another robbery before they caught up with her. erica gonzalez is live in
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mcclain where the latest incident unfolded. eri erica? >> reporter: police say schwab entered the bank behind me. she didn't manage to leave with any money. she left a trail long enough for authorities to follow. after fleeing the bank in a blue ford escape, stephanie schwab made her way down 495 near maryland where she crashed. there's two other vehicles in the crash. how she collided with them is unknown. it's when police say she jumped out of the car and took off running. a patrol car was behind her and an officer chased her down on foot and locked her up, not before patting her down. here she is. the blond ban kit, laughing as she's being frisked. this puts an end to a dangerous career for the

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