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right now this toddler, he is already battling a rare form of cancer. he is in the hospital now because of a mistake. we'll tell you what the hospital had to say about giving him ten times too much chemo. >> we are starting off in the 60s this morning. temperatures should stay here for most of our friday but a weekend cooldown and some showers are on the horizon. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> and i'm chris cato. we're also following a breaking story in france where a number of people have been killed in a bus crash. we're getting a live picture on that. let's begin with the forecast outside this morning. it's a nice start to friday morning. bill henley is standing by with
your first alert forecast. >> doesn't feel like late october. we'll see sunshine, we'll see temperatures climb. at this hour look at these numbers. 54 in pottstown, wilmington is 55. 58 in mount holly and 61 degrees northeast philadelphia. just a little bit cooler at 59. the temperatures are falling now. so the numbers come back down before the sun comes up. once it comes up we'll see a warm-up back in the low 60s. 56 at 6:00, a wind kicking in at 8 miles an hour. actually a little cooler at 9:00, then 59 degrees at noon time today. show you how much is going to warm up when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington, watching your first alert traffic. >> bill, we want you to watch out for construction of course for this time of morning on kelly drive eastbound between hunting park avenue and fountain green drive. ongoing construction, this is where the vine street is looking sad and lonely.
you don't see cars here between the schuylkill expressway and broad street, that will be out there another half hour. until 5:00 a.m. so you can see the east and westbound lanes still closed. 202, we're going to end on a good note, 11 minutes at the most southbound from the schuylkill expressway to route 30. we're all in the clear. update on the breaking news we mentioned out of france, a tragedy unfolding there, this is a live picture from a french television station. police are investigating a bus crash that killed at least 42 people. this is the staging area where police are gathering, media are gathering. you won't see the bus crash here. the bus was traveling on a country road carrying senior citizens group when it crashed. it hit a truck. caught fire. 42 confirmed dead. some people did escape. we don't know how many. five people at least are injured. the president of france tweeted that the government is mobilized
in working on this tragedy. we'll continue getting information for you and will update this news out of france throughout the morning. back at home, philadelphia hospital is making changes after giving a toddler 10 times the amount of chemotherapy he was supposed to get. >> we did speak with the chief pediatricianian at the hospital where the boy was treated. because of privacy issues she could not answer many questions gut say we're sorry. >> 11-month-old isaac has not had an easy life. >> goes through all of this pain, losing hair, crying. >> his father described isaac's latest challenge dealing with too much chemotherapy meant to treat the baby's rare form of cancer. >> the first thing i want to say is how sorry we are that this mistake happened. >> the family provided paperwork from the hospital which shows an error led to a dose of 33 milligrams instead of 3.3.
this issue may have gone on for five days. the hospital's pediatrician and chief agreed to sit down wisconsin. >> we need to be very, very careful with any drug we're administering. whether it's chemotherapy or something else. >> we asked what doctors here are doing to make sure this doesn't happen again. she says they are in the middle of investigating and prepared to make changes if necessary. that could include added education opened medication delivery or ordering. >> i think one element of care is being able to aspire for the the best and acknowledge when you have fallen short. >> the hospital says patient care and safety is always a top priority and is communicating with the harrisons still trying to comprehend this latest seat back to their baby's health. >> they said this is one of the biggest medical mistakes in 35 years. >> that was nbc 10's drew smith reporting. baby isaac is now at a different hospital. when we last checked in with his family he was out of the icu, doctors are working to regulate
his temperature. >> the parents of a radnor township man accused of trying to lure children claims their son is harmless. they say 26-year-old daniel lee has autism and just likes to talk to children. lee was arrested near wayne elementary school wednesday. now concerned parents called police after they say lee scared their children at the playground. he allegedly talked to them about finding an abandoned cabin in the woods. police arrested him. lee is being held on $100,000 bond while he awaits a psychiatric evaluation. >> news from the jersey shore bureau, officials in atlantic county warning business leaders to be on the lookout for a burglary suspect. according to police someone has been targeting several businesses along the route 9 corridor. poli police released these, urging business ownerses to be extra vigilant. >> make sure alarms are set, lighting is in working order, if
you see any be aware of your surroundings if they are closing if they see anyone suspicious in the tear contact the police. >> in terms of any leads in this case, police say a dark colored compact car possibly a honda civic was seen in the area of at least one of the crimes. >> october is national bullying awareness month. and to spread the importance of stopping bullying philadelphia district attorney visited william elementary school. seth il yams and members of the police department deptized the children there as assistant district attorneys against bullying. >> many of the shootings we have, the homicides, are still the result of someone feeling disrespected and not knowing how to resolve conflict in a healthy way. so coming to schools like this school, talk to some great kids about their own experience with being bullied or bullying others. helps us prevent crime in the future. >> he's done it a lot, visited
more than 25 inner city schools to share that message and spread awareness about the importance of speaking u. speaking of bullying a berks county dad is under arrest after allegedly coaching his son to do that, to bully someone. he is accused of assaulting a teacher. police say james manning's son was attacked or was attacking another student on wednesday. the teacher stepped in to stop the fight and an affidavit quotes manning saying don't ever touch my son or i will hurt you. >> 12-year-old boy's father grabbed the teach e pulled him away, pulled the teacher away from his son and encouraged the kid to continue. >> manning was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and making terroristic threats. police say they are contemplating filing charges against his 12-year-old son. >> one of philadelphia's oldest schools will receive special recognition today, students, faculty and dignitaries will be on hand to help dedicate a
marker at the entrance of the william penn charter school. penn chart ser the oldest quaker school in the world and was established by philadelphia quakers and william penn in 1689. the time now is 4:38. you may remember the global ebola outbreak that caused a lot of concern, fears. >> remember this story, this nurse in new jersey that was quarantined outside the airport after she returned from west africa. ahead hear how she's striking back against governor christie and his staff. >> also ahead, closing its doors, in weeks the philadelphia supermarket will be out of business leaving an entire neighborhood without many options. details ahead. >> 4:38 this morning. a cool start but definitely not chilly. 60 degrees here at nbc 10. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast is just ahead.
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>> 19 before 5:00. so warm this morning. well, it was warm yesterday afternoon too. 77 degrees. that's not happening again today. the temperatures are slowly falling. 59 now. clear skies in northeast philadelphia and northerly wind at 12 miles an hour. the wind has shifted and that's going to make a big change for this afternoon. and for the weekend too. 55 in wilmington. millville at 57. 57 wrightstown and trenton. langhorne is 55. we should be in the 40s. we're dry, we're a few sprinkles in the area yesterday afternoon, they are long gone this morning. but there is a chance we'll see rain return over the weekend just some rain. you'll need your sunglasses, bright sunshine but in spite of billiant sunshine during the day, 50s for pennsburg, bethlehem, camelback, 56 during the afternoon. abington, bordentown all in the
low 60s. and plenty of sunshine at the shore. but low 60s there too. 64 in symrna and philadelphia will warm after cooling down in the 50s this morning. the northerly winds in place for malvern and wilmington. chilly tonight. we'll look at the weekend forecast, the full 7-day when i'm back in tep minutes. >> it's about 20 minutes until 5:00. let's see if there is anything on this early friday morning that could slow you down if you like to head out before the crowd. >> jessica boyington starts us off on the blue route. what's happening out there? >> now we're doing okay on the blue route. these are cameras around the germantown pike you see behind me. headed southbound or northbound in here, no problems so far for this morning. as for delaware we have ramp closures there. 95 north and southbound, ramps to route 202, that's closed and 95 northbound ramp to 896 northbound, that is closed also. a flight on 95, the drive times are okay. throughout the delaware area, and we're going all right.
11 minutes northbound at 295 to 495. when i come back we'll check on mass transit. thanks, jessica. this morning some residents of a new jersey town are alarmed by what's been left on the doorsteps. >> i'm appalled and i can't believe in this day and age that something like this would exist. >> next, what has these people so upset and who is to blame. >> next, this nurse quarantined at a new jersey airport over fears that she had ebola even though she insisted she was not sick. turns out she was right. now she's taking action.
miles per hour. a hurricane warning was put in effect for a stretch of coast that includes the resort of puerto vie yar da. flooding causing damage, streets turned into rushing rivers to rising water in athens caused a building to collapse and toss cars on top of one another. these floods were brought on by heavy rain. cleanup is ongoing. >> look at this new video of a drug tunnel found in california along the u.s./mexico border. homeland security officials raided the tunnel on wednesday night and discovered more than 8 800 packages of marijuana. they arrested 16 people. the tunnel entrance was reportedly hidden in a fake carpet store south of san diego. according to the feds the tunnel had its own lighting system and rails to transport the drugs. this morning we're hearing from the family of a little girl who was killed in a road rage
incident in new mexico. the parents of 4-year-old are speaking bout the incident for the first time. allen garcia says he was driving on interstate 40 in albuquerque when he was cut off by a driver. according to garcia he made a gesture, that's when the car pulled up next to his truck and the driver opened fire, killing lilly riding in the back seat. this is not the family's first tragedy. lily's mother lost her brother to murder 12 years ago. >> it doesn't compare to losing a child. it doesn't compare at all. >> police have arrested the other driver, the suspect in this case, tony torres, he has been charged with murder. 4:47. the u.s. secret service is being warned that its employees are overworked and overtired and that's putting security at risk. a new inspector general report reveals that agents were found sleeping at their post while on
the job. and that includes one incident at the white house. secret service record shows that one agent worked almost 60 hours of overtime before he was caught sleeping. this is just the latest in a string of embarrassing episodes for the secret service including agents running a white house security barrier after a night of drinking. >> you're a federal law enforcement officer with the united states secret service you should be operating at a much higher caliber than this. >> the white house is standing by the agency but joe clancey is scheduled to testify next week and will likely have to answer questions about this report. investigators in new england are after some vandals, police say did the unthinkable. a statue of ronald mcdonald in burlington, vermont has been targeted three times in the last m. thieves burned ronald's face, cut off his head and kaued off his feet. the statue stands outside of the ran ald mcdonald house.
officials say the kids are traumatized. >> it's the last place you would want to hurt someone. >> i need anybody that did do this act that they would come down and maybe look and see what we have here and what it really means to come into this house and they might have second thoughts on what they did. >> police have no leads in this case. a new statue will cost about $7500. 4:49. recruitment flyers for the kkk, were handed out in a small town in north jersey this week. those flyers distributed in bergen couldn't had drawings of a chancemlan clans man on the h. there was also a phone number for the loyal white knights, a group based in north carolina. residents are upset. >> thought it was a prank, a joke. i didn't think this was still around. >> i am appalled and i can't believe in this day and age that
something like this would exist. >> five people filed official complaints with the police department. but the police chief doesn't believe the person who handed out these flyers is from this area. he says there is no active faction of the kkk there. >> the new jersey nurse quarantined last year over ebola fears is now suing new jersey christie and members of his administration. attorneys for casey hick cox filed a federal rights lawsuit. governor christie is named in the suit. the lawsuit claims that she was held against her will. she's reportedly seeking a minimum of $250,000 in damages. hispanic leaders across delaware gathered for the state's second annual latino sum michigan more than 55 exhibitors were at the chase center on wilmington's river front. leaders say the summit provided an opportunity to discuss ways to build on delaware's growing latino community with strong focus on hispanic youth.
>> it's so critical because the youth today don't see necessarily the growth in the hispanic community but they are ultimately going to be the majority and no longer the minority. >> the event was sponsored by delaware's hispanic commission. another big event yesterday, some extraordinary business women from our area were honored. >> we know a couple of them pretty well. they are women on the move. main line magazine recognized them during a luncheon and our own tracy davidson was the emcee. there she is. the women were featured in the october issue of main line today. nine minutes before 5:00. the temperatures falling right now. our skies are clear in philadelphia. there has been a big change. we're getting a northerly wind that's bringing the temperatures down this morning, that will keep them lower. 52 in allentown. northeast philadelphia and millville in the upper 50s now.
that's a lot warmer than normal. normally we'd be in the middle 40s at this hour. dry at the shore, that's not going to change today but we'll likely see showers. there is the wind coming out of the north at 13 miles an hour in philadelphia. it's pushing a few clouds. actually coming in the wake of a cold front that passed by. but this is the cold front that will bring us showers over the weekend. look at the lineup of showers from canada into texas, those showers will be light but look likes they are on track for sunday morning. not today. sunshine will be bright. we'll see clear skies at 6:00, 9:00, 54. back in the low 60s this afternoon and close to the 60-degree mark at noon time. tomorrow it's cold in the morning. 30s to start with, a rebound in the afternoon with partly to mostly partly cloudy skies. sunday the cold front arrives and showers in the morning, just a chance of light showers rolling through. 66 with breaks of sunshine later on sunday. and looking good for monday.
partly to mostly sunny skies, 62 degrees, 60s again on tuesday, it's wednesday and thursday that could see more showers. >> bill, if the vine street expressway gets you where you need to go you need to listen to this. >> good news. i got stopped in it this were mooing. hey, jessica. >> should have called me before you left the house. you would have known. right now good news for everyone vine street expressway open early, it has been doing that all week so these are our cameras around 24th street in here. and closing it consistently during the week between the schuylkill expressway and broad street on the east and westbound side. as you can see, you could have seen, at least behind me for the last few minutes, cars driving through on the east and westbound side so they reopened early. for the rest of our drive times, philadelphia area, everything is doing okay, 95 stout woodhaven to the vine street expressway no problems. the schuylkill expressway center city no problem and the blue route south to the schuylkill to 95, 16 minutes.
when i come back in about 10 minutes or so we'll check in with mass transit. >> 4:53. right now two philadelphia police officers are hospitalized after a violent crash last night. check out this video from sky force 10. next at 5:00, hear what led to the crash and see a witness's video of officers arriving to help their fellow injured officers. also next, no more races? find out why horses could stop running at all tracks across pennsylvania as early as next week. thank you so much. did you say honey? hey, try some? mmm that is tasty. is it real? of course... are you? nope animated you know i'm always looking for real honey for honey nut cheerios well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast
today philadelphia mayor michael nutter is going over the edge. literally. mayor nutter and other business leaders going to rappel down the one logan square building. the mayor is a seasoned vet at rappelling. this willing his fourth year, all to raise money for scholarships for philadelphia outward bound school programs. in case you wonder 31 stories,
418 feet or about 1.5 football fields. >> now to the pennsylvania budget battle. democratic lawmakers plan to hold a news conference plater on calling on the senate to stay in harrisburg until they reach a deal on the state budget. pennsylvania has gone 116 days without a budget. democrats say republicans want a two-week break that would last through november 16. >> our commitment to govern should be so deep, so fundamental, that we stay until an agreement is reached. >> a spokeswoman for senate majority leader says the republican party will continue to have leadership at the negotiation table. horse racing could be the latest casualty of the budget battle. governor tom wolf's administration says racing could be suspended as early as next week because the budget stalemate left pennsylvania without resources for the state
racing fund. >> people in one neighborhood are about to lose a supermarket. the path mart will close for good november 20. it was part of the a and p chain that declared bankruptcy. the store couldn't find a buyer and will have to close its doors. it closed early last night to slash prices in order to clear out stock. >> it's real sad because i love that and i love the employees. they always treated me good, respectful. you know it's a good market you know. it's like there's no place for this area here is like real limited with supermarkets. it's nothing around here. so once they shut this down we're really messed up. >> people have to travel now. some employees at the store have been working there since the 70s. >> philadelphia officials are hoping to cut down on the number of plastic water bottles that we see, they end up littering all over the place. so soon you'll see a lot more of these. >> they are hoping that people will choose to reuse.
new, free water bottle filling stations will stretch along kelly drive from east falls to boathouse row. they will provide easy access to free drinking water from one of the region's most popular recreation trails, part of the effort more than 12,000 reusable water bottles you saw chris demo it. >> this is the part i should be holding this up. >> they will be given away during this weekend's head of the schuylkill regatta. >> it was really striking covering the pope's mass on the parkway, the number of plastic water bottles that were all over that parkway area after all of the pilgrims cleared out. i'm sure that one thing that pushed the city for these. you'll see these reusable plastic bottles at events. >> spread the word. >> you're watching "nbc 10 news today." "nbc 10 news" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. another deadly shooting on a
college campus, this time in tennessee. and this time there's a certain event that police say led to the shooting. we're following breaking developments out of nashville. a police chase in philadelphia ends in a crash that injures four people including two officers now investigators are looking into whether there may have been drugs in one of the cars. >> and not a bad start for an autumn morning here. a live look at boathouse row on the schuylkill river. it is warmer this morning but we're tracking a temperature drop coming up for the weekend and a chance, a chance of showers. don't be too alarped. we'll have the timing coming up. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm chris cato. >> i'm rosemary connors. we don't want anybody to put their plans on hold. be aware. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley. he fills us in on the details. >> i'm planning to sleep through the showers and a good chance you will too. but we do have wet weather on the way for the weekend. today we'll stay dry. look at the warm-up this morning compared to yesterday.