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miss, the consensus is had there been kids on the bus there would have been injuries. >> large mechanical jaws falling and demolishing this one time chocolate factory. when this slab of concrete unexpectedly fell and damaging the school bus driven by patrick reynolds. >> he just dropped off fifth graders. >> four or five six windows busted in and frames sticking i side and glass on the seats and stones, stones flying across the steering wheel. >> so what went wrong? heavy equipment is used at the construction site, but they do not believe that a worker did something that triggered the collapse. they hope that surveillance
cameras will shed light on the matter. attorneys representing victims in the 2013 salvation army collapse raised the issue should traffic be permitted so close to the demolition. >> the weather or as to whether or not a collapse could happen on an open street. and that a school bus went by that scares everybody. >> and lni is looking to see if the security fences were wide enough and if the street should have been closed down. >> we don't know now. that is something that the department will be looking at. >> reporter: so the investigation into what happened and why it happened and if ray street should have been opened or closed continues at this point and right now in the last 15 or 20 minutes, ray street is reopen for traffic. live at 5th and race john rawlin, channel 6 "action news."
the district attorney office filed more charges in a two-year-old triple murder case. 24-year-old quadirjeffries is accused of gunning two three people in 2014. authorities say that he and his accomplice corey thompson were looking for cash and drugs. >> all three victims were shot execution-style with gunshot wounds to the head. after a detailed investigation, the physical and circumstantial evidence established that quadir jeffries was one of the two killers at the scene. jeffreys also behind bars for another home invasion. prosecutors say that jeffries left a spent cartridge case at the scene and that is what tied him to the triple murder. there are unanswered questions after a shooting in the strawberry mansion section
of the city. here on the 2200 block of north 23rd street. he died at temple university hospital. no word on what sparked the violence. it's a story oust northampton county that they are calling nothing left of horrific. a north portman is accused of killing a toddler by fracturing her skull. they laid out the charges charging 22-year-old gary foley jr. with homicide. he says in february of 2015 foley called 911 telling police that the little girl choked on a piece of hot dog at their mobile home and the autopsy detected the skull fracture and found that the child died of blunt force injuries to the head and neck. the mother is also facing child endangerment charges and the
woman says she was not home at the time of the incident and met foley online and he just moved in the week before. three other children also lived with them in conditions that they described as deplorable. >> dirty dishes on the counter and tabletop and bugs crawling on the kitchen and table and the home had no running water and the heat source in the home was space heaters at that time the outside temperature was a high of 21 degrees and a low of minus 8 degrees. >> both foley and surrogate were arraigned and her bail set at $100,000 and it's unlikely that any bail will be set for foley. back to you guys. >> thank you. the day started out nice but some clouds started creeping in throughout the afternoon. >> time to get a check of accuweather meteorologist, adam joseph, to see how it is right now. >> there are a few showers and
downpours and a few thunderstorms that popped this afternoon and it's all due to the higher march sun angle and energy rolling through the atmosphere. some of these instability showers from the mid-atlantic to new england, not a lot of lightning in this entire vantage point. as we go closer in there is a batch of showers and downpours in a good area of burlington county and gloucester and camden county and ocean county and atlantic county, at this point no lightning in this particular area, but as we work north and west, there was a couple of lightning strikes in the last half hour but in the last 15 minutes it lost a lot of its electricity so to speak so just rain moving towards the northeast extension. warm, 63 degrees in philadelphia and 70s to the south and 50s to the north and west and not much in the way of 80s left on that
board. the winds of change and a spring northeast to come on sunday. we'll let you know what it means coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> thank you, stay on top of the forecast with 6abc.com, go to our website and you have access to stormtracker 6 live double scan you can keep ahead of any changes in the accuweather forecast. >> from our new jersey newsroom, a truck slam nood a truck in salem county sparking this massive fire, a husband and wife who were in the house asleep at the time did manage to make it out safely. gray hall is live at the scene in pennsville, and gray it turns out this is not the first time the house has been hit. >> not at all, the homeowner tells me that at least five cars ended up in his yard mostly hitting trees and a backyard deck but take a look behind me that this most recent incident is the most severe. >> homeowner, canaly walters
caught it on her cell phone on dunlap avenue in pennsville, new jerseying this morning. >> we were asleep and heard a loud bang and my husband woke me up and saved my life, he drug me out of the bed and said get up we have to get out of here the house is on fire. >> walters is coming to grips that she and her husband narrowly escaped death. he does not want to talk on camera but cathy says he is a hero. >> he is a lifelong firefighters. and he got us out of the house. >> the fire was caused when the 31-year-old driverer of this truck lost control and drove into the house. officers say that the driver hit another car before crashing into the home. >> struck the front gas main of the residence that intensified
the fire of course, the thing that is important here is that the officers were here quick and obviously the fire departments. >> it took crews five we are lucky, very lucky, things can be replaced. we are just grateful. >> police say that the 31-year-old driver is facing several charges, police do not believe he was under the influence and they do not believe that fog was the cause of the accident. >> thank you. fire also damaged a house in philadelphia's west mt. airy section at 2:30 this morning on the 10 hundred block of east mount airy avenue. they arrived to find smoke on the first floor and there were no injuries here.
time to get a check of the "action news" traffic report, autumn marisa is in for matt pellman in the traffic center, looking for irish luck out there. >> hi brian and monica, i would say that people snuck out early today and they are probably doing some celebrating and watching basketball now. here is the schuylkill one of the largest delays in the eastbound lane at montgomery drive, it's taking 32 minutes from the blue route down to the vine, westbound is looking great flying by there. the big picture, speeds on the blue route are slow and coming up from delaware, the delaware state line from the blue route it's slow going as well. a quick shower that went through the area and slowed things down there. a line of cars on 95 now, and over to the vine street expressway this is one of our larger delays, we had an accident at girard in the westbound lanes and the eastbound cars are specificing
up speed as well. this incidence in philadelphia because of the building collapse, ray street is closed between 6th and 4th, and 295 southbound past warwick road an accident to report there. moving along 95, that is the construction zone at cotman avenue, you can see slow down there, but the bigger delay is in the northbound lanes, taking you 30 minutes now to go from the vine to woodhaven. we'll bring you an update in the next half hour. >> thank you. as we just eluded to there, this is st. patrick's day the city of philadelphia honored its irish routes. don't you love that music, irish step dancers joined a boys choir on penn's landing, the annual event at the irish memorial honored the irish immigrants and the role they played in philadelphia's history and mayor
kenney was there to lay a memorial leaf and plant clover beside the statue. >> he is irish american himself. still to come a congressional hearing over the flint water crisis gets heat, some lawmakers are calling on the governor to resign. plus payday is coming earlier for uber drivers, this aims to get them their money faster. those stories and the forecast coming up ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪
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drawing its water from the flint river to save money that move led to high levels of led in the water and aout break of legionaires disease and it took less than five minutes before there was vocal calls for schneider to resign. >> i learned there was a led issue and we started doing water testing and blood testing -- >> plaus -- deniability only work -- i have had enough of your false apologies. >> he calls a failure of government on all levels and gina mccouraarthy she placed th blame on michigan itself saying
her agency was misled and misinformed and she got a harsh tongue lashing with committee members telling her she failed. now they are working to fix the led pipes, that could cost upward of $200 million. a lot of words and accusations. >> just a crisis all the way around. now to a major auto safety announcement, a new system will become standard on all cars, and the system aimed to save thousands of lives here is more on the announcement. >> reporter: brian and monica imagine your car having the ability to have your car stop without having to apply pressure to the brake but in the next couple of years that will be a stark reality. >> it's an action that all drivers fear and now this new technology called automatic
braking is a new feature that safety agencies say would prevent some 20,000 accidents on our roadways. >> today's commitment means that safety is not just for those that can afford it. all the vehicles will get the technology and save lives. >> here is how it works it has detecters to sense an imminent crash and will apply brakes if the driver does not take action quickly. >> this is an important step to finding new ways and models of working towards safety and fewer fatalities. >> 99% of the auto industry has made it standard equipment to it it in cars. >> the car will react for you in a situation, this is a mark of things to come and really the future of auto safety. >> auto braking on vehicles
could cut front end crashes by 23% and this sets the stage for autonomous driving. car makers agree to make auto braking standard in cars and mid size suvs by 2022, large cars and pickups by 2025. in new york channel 6 "action news.." >> now to cars you don't have to drive. uber is launching a new pilot program to help drivers get their pay right away, they can deposit their earnings for each ride in something called go bank, they will not be charged for that so language as they access that account at least once every six months. >> all right look at the closing numbers on this thursday afternoon.
perhaps in honor of st. patrick's day, the dow is up 106 points and nasdaq up 11 points and the s&p up 13.3 on the day. and nike has a feature that tightens the laces for you. the adapt 1.40 has operated laces, slip them on and press a button and the shoes take care of the rest. they are expected to be available for the holiday season. here is the catch, they did not say how much it will cost. >> we went from velcro, to buttons for little kids. >> i think about teaching my kids and it's complicated. >> time for a check of the accuweather forecast. lets go to meteorologist, adam joseph, some rain throughout the region now. >> we have scattered showers, downpours and one thunderstorm in parts of montgomery county
about to pass into bucks county. on stormtracker 6 live double scan we have lightning strikes that recharged with this storm moving east of green lane over the northeast extension and into bucks county and south of quakertown. bedminister 4:26 and doylestown 4:27. this is not severe moving to the east at 30 miles per hour. but some brief heavy rain and a couple of lightning strikes, no lightning within this area of rain, a solid area from lakehurst to oceanville, pushing into ocean county and a few showers in berwyn wetting roads in the state of new jersey. as we look at the numbers, they have fallen back because of the clouds moving back in. 55 in philadelphia and 60 in wilmington but to the south it's pretty mild. 67 dover and millville 66 degrees. as we look at satellite 6 along
with action radar you see the instability showers, that means we wait for the sun to go to work and there is atmospheric energy and that sparks showers and thunderstorms in all parts of new england, but once the sunsets they will quickly fall apart and the sky will clear. 34 in philadelphia and 40 in millville and cape may 46 degrees. tomorrow pretty decent, 56 allentown and 66 millville. so warm but a chance of a spotty shower from the north at the mid-day hour and the winds 15 to 25 miles per hour. and then we are tracking the storm from the south that arrives here early on sunday morning at 8:00 a.m., we see the mixture of snow and rain this becomes a powerful nor'easter off the coast for the first day of spring, for the northwestern suburb a wet snow from start to finish and i-95 wet snow and rain and central delaware and
southern new jersey a raw rain changing to snow in the evening. we'll have more on this coming up. but now a four day at 4:00 forecast. windy and partly sunny with a couple of scattered showers and 61 and sun and high clouds on saturday and 48 and then cold on sunday, the first day of spring 38 with wet snow for most of us accumulating as well with rain south and east. and blustery chilly and sun is back. we'll give you the percentages of how much we could see with this nor'easter in the next half our guys. >> there go the flowers, some will be buried. >> lovely. i don't want to hear about it. thank you adam. coming up after the breaking the speed limit on the turnpike is actually increasing. and big changes coming to sea world that park is set to end a controversial breeding program, we have reaction coming up at 4:30. in big talkers, it's an
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from our delaware newsroom, a quest to sample american culture made a stop in wilmington. william harvey is a convert violinist who is touring the country this year. it took him to the gallery this morning where he performed and interviewed people about their lives in wilmington. all of this is meant to feature the diverse heritage that makes up american culture. a store opened up in center city. modells opened up on the 1600 block of walnut street. that is where city sports used to be. tomorrow 10% of total sales will be donated for the belmont
project. the turnpike commission improved increasing the speed limit from 65 miles per hour to 70 miles per hour along most of the toll road and most are posted at 50 miles per hour and they will still stay that way. it comes after an 18 month study going into effect later this spring. still ahead here on a thursday afternoon, new video shows a woman overcome with emotion when she hears for the very first time. but it's the surprise that came next that really got her. we have the rest of this viral moment ahead in big talkers. >> plus -- >> this instrument collector is missing thousands in gear and police are looking for the thief that took it. i'm nora muchanic, i'll have that story next.
"action news" continues with meteorologist, adam joseph, alicia vitarelli, sharrie williams and brian taff. >> it is 4:30 and i'm monica malpass in for sharrie williams. and we continue with a new take on teaching kindness in local schools and sea world responds to years of criticism, the theme park is making big changes and partnering with a nonprofit to help its killer whales. >> i'm nydia han, a consignment sale is happening now for all kids items. that is coming up in what's the
deal? and thieves targeted a business owner making off with 50 guitars and other financial instruments. nora muchanic live this afternoon in hamilton with the details. >> reporter: hi there brian, frank russo owns it's music box a store in hamilton where he shared his love of guitars and instruments over the past 30 years, he has a mass collection of vintage instruments that was decimated when at least 50 items were stolen from his home. frank russo loves guitars and sells them at his music store in hamilton and collected them for over 30, he probably owns 125 of them and imagine his distress when he realized at least 50 pieces of music including guitars and amplifiers were missing not just from his house
but his storage building. items worth upwards of $100,000. >> maybe i'll get lucky and one or two pieces back. as he picks through instruments not taking, they focused on valuable vintage guitars. one is a 1953 esquire like this valued at $15,000. >> they didn't go for the cool factor but the dollar factor. >> this take a toll on russo. >> this is my retirement plan, my plan was to sell them off slowly put them in a separate account so that i would have a little stash. >> hamilton police lifted fingerprints from the property and are investigating the thefts and have a detective following up on the theft. >> if i got my stuff back i wouldn't prosecute, this stuff
is more important to me than prosecuting. >> meanwhile russo is monitoring websites where the stuff may show up. >> i feel like the stuff is sitting somewhere waiting for things to cool off. i want my stuff back way more than the money. >> the guitars and amps means world to russo, anybody with information is asked to call police. i'm nora muchanic, channel 6 "action news." >> thank you very much. police in delaware county say that an unusual incident left a young woman with serious injuries. ridley township officers say that jacqueline davis was a passenger in a minivan driven by her sister, her sister put the car in neutral and got out to and she panicked and ended up under the front tire. investigators are treating all of this as an accident.
delaware state police believe that drunk driver is causing a crash in flew wark, police have arrested matt rude from virginia for allegedly causing this chain reaction crash involving three other cars, he was headed northbound at 7:15 last night when he approached the toll booth without slowing down, route is facing dui and speeding charges. this row home in camden had a fire that displaced a family of seven. flames broke out at the unvariety block of north 24th street. firefighters got it under control quickly but there was damage to the house next door. the cause is under investigation. >> adam joseph is joining us now and the stories was a mix of sun and clouds. pop-up showers and thunderstorms and in fact we got a severe thunderstorm warning for one
storm that popped up for montgomery county until 5:00 tonight and we have it on the graphic and we'll look at the ben franklin bridge as well. the clouds are hovering over head 55 degrees and all quiet in the city and it's squatted where this is happening and as you can see, most areas not seeing this a batch at the jersey shore but an area to the north a small zone in parts of bucks county there, moving away from montgomery county and it does include east of landsdale the severe thunderstorm warning and the winds are gusting over 60 miles per hour with the storm sandwiches between doylestown and langhorne, the storm is moving east over doylestown at the present time, new hope 4:42 and wood hill 4:43 and as this moves to the east, right now there are no lightning strikes with it, but they issued a severe thunderstorm warning even though there is no lightning with it, it's because of the
strong winds coming out of the particular storm at 60 miles per hour. we'll watch that and look at the nor'easter to come for spring. we go from severe storms to nor'easters in the matter of days. >> not boring. >> not at all this week. students in norristown got an impressive lesson in kindness today. the wall street theater put on this musical called only 13, the play takes on the dangers of cyber bullying by teaching self-confidence and treating others with respect. with the help of peco this touring group reaches 100,000 students in this region every year. new jersey high schoolers competed in the poetry out loud finals, the program encourages teenagers to learn about classic and current poetry. they compete for awards and there was more than $13,000 in
scholarships handed out. ronald from jersey city was named the state champ. the clothing store on passyunk avenue is closing its doors after 60 years in business. rick williams has the details on this one. >> it's an everything must go sale at a store called a man's image, a staple in the area. the owner is calling it quits after six decades. coming up tonight at 5:00, erin o'hearn explains what is next for the long time businessman and his employees and tonight in health check, new hope for people with shingles, ali gorman breaks down the drug trial underway for people that are affected by the painful virus. those are some of the stories we are following for you at 5:00. >> thank you rick.
everybody was feeling lucky on this st. patrick's day, it started with a communion mass at st. patrick's church marking this special day for irish americans, and then king street for a colorful parade and they were on their way to the double tree hotel for a delicious holiday breakfast inside. looks nice. >> still ahead here sea world announces big changes and an unlikely new partner. plus, a convenience store clerk follows the inter usion and calling her a hero. and a baseball star is causing controversy. adam laroach walks away from a big contract to put his family first. would you do the same? we'll look at both sides coming up in big talkers. >> and adam joseph has the forecast next.
world announced changes, that the company will end its killer whale show and stop the breeder program. they have faced criticism over the years since one of their whale trainer was killed and the company says all the shows will be phased out over the next two years and are partnering with the humane society. >> this is something that every animal in the nation can celebrate as progress. >> whether it's a movie or customers writing us, there is no doubt that the mind set of society has changed. we have to change with it. >> sea world ceo joel mamby may make changes to the dolphin shows or other orca programs. a mom is calling a convenience store clerk her hero after the worker rescued her
baby, as the mom carried the child into the convenience store in colorado, the clerk says the woman was not acting normal when she came to the counter and she started to have a seizure and the worker reached out and grabbed the baby and tried to keep the mom from falling to the floor -- >> i wish i could have held on to her longer. >> incredible the mother had in fact blacked out and had a medical seizure, she is said to be doing fine now and wants to thank the clerk that made the baby not have a fall. now a big talkier, one players passion for his family. white sox star, adam laroach left a major league salary for his son. he was set to earn $1 million a month but is leaving the
business? why white sox manager asked him to stop bringing his 14-year-old son to the ballpark, he brought him all the time and he even had a locker and when managers asked him to dial it back, to zero. thank you lord for baseball and giving me way more than anything i deserved. hashtag family. it's going viral today. and a dose of happy tears, an emotional and life changing day for a woman able to hear for the first time today thanks to a cochlear implant. andrea diaz is crying and then hears herself speak for the first time in a long time and she also hears her boyfriend kevin for the first time and the very special questions he had for her. >> i wanted to make one of the
first things that you hear -- >> because i love you so much and you are my best friend and i want to ask you to marry me! >> yes! >> there it is, the big answer -- yes. this video going happily viral since the university of mississippi medical center shared it on their facebook page. and a big happy birthday for the guy sitting over there. >> brian taff. >> happy birthday brian. >> lucky guy, a fun day to have a birthday. >> the whole party is just for brian. >> great story, thanks alicia. lets take a check of the roads right now. autumn marisa is in for matt pellman. >> reporter: happy birthday brian. the luck is continuing out on the roadways, right now as we said earlier, the schuylkill expressway typical afternoon rush right now, eastbound lanes
at girard making their way down into the city, 30 minutes in both directions from the vine to the blue route. and speeds across the region have dip aid little bit. the blue route 22 miles per hour. but not looking too badly on 95 and the schuylkill a little close toward conshohocken about 30 miles per hour. that is certainly good news. one slow down we are seeing is northbound on the boulevard, this is from the schuylkill expressway all the way up through broad, you see the tapping of the brakes, not badly in the southbound lanes. moving along, in some of the neighborhoods, camden 676 southbound we have an accident to report to you on morgan boulevard. and orchard road another one there. and east norton township line drive and hanna avenue, and one more down in philadelphia, ray street is closed between 6th street and foreet street because of the earlier building collapse looking outside at 95 this is southbound to cotman avenue and
all the construction one delay there and northbound is where we see the longer delay and 30 minuteses to go from the vine street expressway to woodhaven. we'll bring you an update in the 5:00 hour. back to you monica and brian. adam joseph is standing by with the exclusive accuweather forecast which has some snow in it next.
with downpours and there were a few thunderstorms around and this thunderstorm had a history of producing winds up to 60 miles per hour where warnings were issued and this is really fall ago part as it pushes in buck county south of new hope and moving towards pennington and north of trenton and princeton by 5:11 and no lightning strikes but heavy rain with that particular cell and showers passing through ocean county but that is about it at the present time. it was warm today, and temperatures backed off into the 50s, especially where you see the rain in reading of 50 degrees and 55 in philadelphia, and 60 wilmington and 67 in dover and 62 in trenton and trenton it may cool off a bit as they pass by. we are dealing with the instability showers and thunderstorms, all the way from northern new england, to the baltimore region because of that
march son stronger this time of year with energy passing through to spark the storms, one the sunsets it will clear and 39 in the suburbs, seasonable 44 degrees for center city. here is the setup, tomorrow another front to the north that is really the dividing line of some chilly air over canada that is ushered in for the weekend, tomorrow another warm day 61 degrees and spotty shower around the lunch time hour, and it's pretty windy ahead of this front, and then high pressure settles in and cooler though with a high of 48 and at the same time we have the fresh cold air starting to push in with that high and we have at developing nor'easter to the south and that grabs moisture from the gulf of mexico as well as the atlantic and pushes in here first thing on sunday morning. so the latest trends with many
of the models here is a yes it starts early on sunday, and it's a heavy wet snow especially north and west and rain south and east before it changes to snow in southern new jersey and delaware sunday evening, the heaviest accumulations look to be i 95 to the north and west. not a southern storm but northwestern storm for the snow and the majority of the accumulations look to be on the none paved surfaces, it's march and very warm this month so far, that is the one good thing twoing our way however where it does accumulate on the grass, cars and trees, with the heavy wet snow, the lowest chance at this point say nuisance event, the best chance a moderate nor'easter with 3 to 6 inches and a chance to go to 1 to 3 or 6 to 12 for parts of the area. it's continuing to unfold but it looks like a decent nor'easter
for spring. windy and partly sunny and 61 degrees for tomorrow and a quick shower, and sun and high clouds and 48 and 30s as the wet snow comes in for areas philadelphia north and west and rain south and east before it changes to snow sunday evening in southern areas and monday blustery and chilly and the sun is back and 44 and then we are making the run close to 70 by thursday, so last year we had 4 inches of snow on the first day of spring and this year could be close to that in parts of the area. why not have history repeat itself. >> because the ground is so warm it will melt quickly on the paved surfaces. still ahead on "action news," a huge event taking place now is helping families save money and giving them a chance to earn cash.
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if you are looking for bargain base many prices on all kinds of childrens items we found just the place. >> i hate spending money on kids stuff, they grow out of clothes and toys and everything so quickly don't they? and i hate all the waste. i love the just between friends consignment sale, it's huge and happening now in our area. this is where thousands of families come together for a win win situation s. can you make money and save money. tracy is the local mom that runs the event. >> i tell people it's the best job in the world, families helping families, a bunch of moms and dadded getsing together to recycle and reuse their items and they make money saving money. and just between friends is at the philadelphia convention center at oaks, people can
consign and sell their generally used items, they set their own price and drop them off at the event. just between friends does the rest of the work and families can earn up to 70% of the sale price. as for shoppers the savings are flew the roof. >> i have three kids and i feel like i can get them everything i need and more at a very good price. >> a lot of stuff is brand new with tags on it. >> shores can find maternity wear and all kinds of stuff for kids, clothing, shoes, books baby equipment, outdoor gear and furniture and much much more. >> here is a great employee piece set, a button down shirt and khaki pants, for $20 this would retail for $55 to $60. this is $8.50 and you would expect to pay 50 there's for this dress. this is a fish and price rock
and play, and this retails for $50 and we retail it for $12.50. and if you miss this event, have you another chance to shop, just between friends is having an event in reading, that happened at bodies own sports and wellness complex. for more information on just between trends, go to 6abc.com i'm nydia han, channel 6 "action news." >> that will do it for "action news" at 4:00, for monica malpass, sharrie williams, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph, i'm brian taff, hope you join me and sharrie williams tonight and every night for a full hour of "action news" at 10:00 on phl 17. pet moments are beautiful, unless you have allergies.
"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with jaime apody, meteorologist, cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. new video is giving us an inside look of the arrest of a shooter. cameras were rolling when a police officer tracked do you a suspect on a septa bus. the new information on the case of a shooting at a philadelphia
fast food restaurant. >> the shooting happened at the church's chicken at north broad street. ronald graham was arrested one week ago on a septa bus just blocks away. vernon odom is live with the details. >> reporter: good evening rick and monica, we know that the septa surveillance system across town is state of the art on buses and subways and trolleys and up on the platforms of the trains and now a new tool for septa. that is suspect ronald graham sleeping on septa bus along route 23 on german town avenue several days after he shot and seriously wounded an employee. surveillance video surk lated all around town and septa employees including cop recognizes him because of his
angry complaints about septa service. septa got a tip call he was on board the 23, and while he sleeps, the sergeant evacuated the bystanders, and moved in on ronald graham who proved to be unarmed that day. all of septa's uniformed officers are now outfitted with body cameras, this is his body cam view of the same arrest. >> this will show and put the police in a great light and shine the light on the police that are not acting properly. it's a great tool for policing. >> reporter: rick and monica i'll be back later with more on this subject. ronald graham remains in custody, the main charges he faces is attempted murder. i'm vernon odom, channel 6 "action news."