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breaking news a philadelphia police officers injured in the crash what officials say happened moments before the accident. timely some closure for family and friend of victims killed in the deadly amtrak train crash, the report that may help us understand what happened. eagles fans, wait is over when you can get your hand on 2016 tickets and today is the day, that guy, sam bradford will talk to the media. >> good day it is tuesday, may 17th. >> ♪ >> why is this song playing? >> to that is interesting.
>> love it. >> sue, we're doing weather right now too. >> you put your sunshine in your pocket and this is what you get, there is rain, there is no sunshine. >> and we have, some rain, heading our way but it is not here yet. we have quite a few included though and i think, even though yesterday we said rain would hold off until after the morning rush that may not be the case, so, just grab the umbrella because you will need it at some point today. it is 55 degrees, our sunrise at 5:44. southeasterly wind at 8 miles an hour, right now we have 45 in mount pocono, 53, trenton, 51, reading, and 54 in at atlantic city, 49, chillier in millville, these temperatures are way, milder then they were yesterday, at this time, when we're talking about frost advisory and freeze warnings, so, yes as much as 15 degrees, warmer then 24 hours ago. so there is that, and then we
have have some southerly wind, 8 miles an hour in philadelphia and a high later on of about 62 degrees, on and off rain, throughout the the day, showers, we are not expecting any lightening and thunder as far as we can tell. 50 degrees tonight with the showers continuing. we will tell you when this round end and the next one begins, coming up in that seven day forecast. bob kelly, good morning. >> good morning, sueby. good morning, everybody. 4:02 on a tuesday morning. a live look here at the vine street expressway one of the many construction projects still out there with us this morning. the vine street expressway closed between the schuylkill and broad street, until about 5:00 o'clock or so, your best bet coming off of i-95 use vine street local. if you come off of the schuylkill you can use spring garden, 30th or south street. we have that accident, at 11th and south, more on that in just a moment. that is one of the alternates
for folks that would exit the schuylkill, instead of the vine, they are working here eastbound on the schuylkill expressway right here near conshohocken. again they are making repairs to this expansion joint here only one lane opened, but no big volume delays. just watch it, guys are right there, in that right lane and only that left lane is opened this morning. otherwise we are good to go as you roll up through chester and delaware county and a accident westbound side of the route 422 as we go on down, it is westbound, leaving valley forge the crash is at route 23. chris and lauren, back to you. we're following breaking news this morning. an officer hospitalized after an overnight incident in south philadelphia. >> this just happened two hours ago, dave kinchen live at the scene with more, dave, good morning. >> reporter: chris and lauren, good morning to you. we are here at 11th and south street here and let me step out of the way. you can see what has taken place a collision between a bread truck and a philadelphia
police car, tow truck about to take away one of those vehicles right the now. a 45 year old female philadelphia police office ever was injured traveling east on south street on a priority call when she collided with the bread truck. that bread truck was heading north on 11th street. not clear who hat the light but police say police car lights and sirens were activated. the officer was bleeding from the mouth and complaining of pain from the left side. she's alert and communicating and will be okay. we're told driver of the bread truck uninjured and is cooperating with investigators. the here's how all this happened. the officer was responding to a foot pursuit of the suspect wanted for assaulting two men at third and south, several blocks down there was some kind of altercation on the street there. one of the men punched out and knock unconscious, the the other had facial injuries. now police say that one of the victims recognized the a tacker and told police there so that attacker ran for it and then police put out a
radio call and the officer in this crash went to respond to that situation but never got there because of this situation, here the collision with the bread truck. the officer is going to be okay. she was bleeding from the mouth and has injuries to her side and was complaining of pain from the left side there. the driver of this truck uninjured, talking to investigators. there is a real time police camera in this area that officers, accident investigation is looking at, so they can see what happened here but good news is the officer is going to be okay and they did arrest a person who was wanted for that assault, that happened, at third and south, now back to you. >> okay. dave kinchen, thanks very much. we are following more breaking news for you, this this morning a three story building up in flames in brewerytown. fire crew where is called out to the site along new kirk and cecil b. moore just after 1:30 on the second floor. we have learned no one was inside at time.
now to cobbs creek where police this fire happened just before midnight in the building on the 6100 block of walled even avenue. fire fighters took 20 minutes to get that fire under control no word whether the fire was suspicious or an accident but no one was hurt. radio chatter is how investigators, described the moments before last years deadly derailment. >> those details expect to be released in a report by the n to tsb. steve keeley is joining us live from port richmond with what we might learn present this, good morning. >> reporter: nothing final but it did leak out as investigators were briefed and likely going to be that it appears a bunch of factors created this crash, you know, tragedy, starting with vandals tossing rocks, down on to the passing trains, which had both septa and amtrak, track engineers, on their radios with the track dispatchers, leaving amtrak 188th engineer to lose track of where he was here on the busy northeast
corridor and that finding will be taken up with the hearing today saying that 188 engineer brandon bostian lost what is called situational awareness, just before the frankford curve here in the road as he sped up the train to 106 miles an hour distract by all of the radio traffic just before. one other factor, in why eight people died, problems with the emergency windows on the railcars apparently they failed and that is why a lot of those eight people were killed being thrown out of that railcar, chris and lauren. >> steve keeley, thanks very much for the update. bucks county couple remains behind bars this morning, a accused of abusing their two month-old twin girls, 30 year-old michael shale and his 25 year-old wife medical list air in jail pending half million-dollar bail for each of them. accusation as begins the parents range from severe physical abuse to mal nourish. according to court record melissa admitted to doing several things to the babies out of and inner front of her
husband to get a reaction out of him. officer interviewed neighbors including one who saw the babies face turn blue. >> we understand that there was stuff in their mouth trying to get it out with pliers, yeah, it was just terrible. >> sickening. it makes you sick to their stomach. i'm just glad that they are finally lock up. >> the couple has a two-year old son who is in protective services with his baby sister. authorities say there were no signs he was abuse. people living in olney are fed up. someone smashing windows and break nothing to cars in that neighborhood. this is area of rising sun and front street. they have had, more than 66 incident in the past month, with seven of them happening yesterday alone. last night 35th district had a community meet ago dressing residents concerns. they shared surveillance pictures of the person of interest in the car break ins. >> we have plainclothes officers in the area we also
have other highly motivated area officers doing quality pedestrian stops. if we see someone out there in the middle have the night we will walk up to them asking do you live in the neighborhood. >> what are we supposed to do, we keep spending hundreds of dollars to get windows replaced and they keep busting them out. >> police said they are busting them out between four and 8:00 in the morning when everyone is asleep. all of the people living there. they are asked to report anything you see. trial for u.s. representative chaka fattah continues this morning. pennsylvania congressman appeared in federal court yesterday for the start of his corruption trial. the 11 term congressman accused of misusing federal grants, campaign fund and money for a charity for his personal and political gain. meanwhile fattah says he has done nothing wrong. the biggest charge that is fattah took an ill will legal one million-dollar loan while running for mayor of fill back in 2007. fattah was able to keep his spirits high entering the courthouse yesterday. >> i'm going to say thank you to the voters and to the
citizens who supported me and for their prayers over these many, many years. >> i'm thankful, grateful for this and my family and extraordinarily appreciative of the great legal team from the firm that will be leading my effort here. >> four others, alongside the congressman fattah lost his bid to return to office and is now fighting to hang on to his freedom. 4:10. caught in the act, this guy, using his cell phone, to take pictures of a woman's skirt. she figures it out. what he does as soon as she confronts him month i goodness. >> you could ab lud to have alcohol on the boardwalk but there is a catch. don't get excited bob kelly over there,. >> watch the tram car please. >> there you go. good morning everybody. i-95 we have construction delays this morning, mainly on the north bound side coming into center city.
allentown got down to 37. as you probably remember, it was 29 degrees at this time yesterday in mount pocono, big difference today. we will show you temperatures in a moment. we want to talk precipitation. it is in the raining the at the moment in the area but even though it looks like it is right on our doorstep high pressure is still in control. the it may be a couple hours before most of this rain makes it into the area. having said that, make sure you have the umbrella as well but it looks like the heavier or steadier rain comes around midday, and in the afternoon. the here's future cast to prove it. we have by 10:00 o'clock we will see the rain, really coming in and becoming that steady to heavy rain and in the philadelphia area, suburbs as well, the heaviest rain looks like it will stay to the the south of us, further south you go further chance you have oven countering a downpour, and then we will get a few breaks in the action but this rain does linger into wednesday morning, and clouds linger into the of afternoon but we should see some sunshine before the day is
through, on wednesday. so thursday, stays dry and even though it looks like a system to our north will get here because it doesn't look like it will on thursday, the weekend, well, that is becoming a different story. 55 degrees in philadelphia 53 in wilmington and dover. fifty-one in lancaster. forty-five in mount pocono. a past, before we look into the future, 74 is our average high. we didn't get there but we got closer yesterday with that high of 67 degrees, and it was 59 degrees on that chilly sunday. so, today we think 62 because the showers hanging around and then close to 70, on wednesday. by thursday, and friday, we're into the 70's and they still look like better days of the week because the weekend isn't looking very dry, at this point, we have got possibility of a coastal low coming in, talk about that coming up but it does look like there is at least a chance of rain, bob kelly. >> who invited the coastal low
for the weekend. who sent that invite to the party? good morning everybody. i-95 northbound from say the airport up and over the girard point double decker bridge coming up in toward the stadium area there. we have crews just picking up the cones as we get ready for morning rush hour. here's is what left further north on i-95, the spring garden street market frankford station, so there is still some crews, with cones, 95 between center city all the way up through cottman avenue, normal work zone but nice and quiet because we're shut down on the vine street expressway until five or 5:30 or so stretch between the schuylkill and broad street again use vine street local where you connect at spring garden, 30th or south street and work your way back over. depending upon the rain, penndot is set to do some paint to go day. we all know painting and rain really don't go too well here but head up i-95 they are expected to paint from the scudder falls bridge and work their way south in toward
philadelphia right have after the morning rush hour. with that rain on the way as sue mentioned maybe later today into that evening rush hour, we will probably see weather delays popping up at philly international. even in the morning, flights coming from areas impacted by the rain this morning just check with the airline and be ready it could be a rough travel day in the air in and out of philadelphia we are in the 50's on the schuylkill, no problems up and down 476 and mass transit off to a good start as well. chris and lauren back to you. new developments in the death of the young boy who disappeared from his haddon township home last october. judge denied defense attorney's request to talk to a member of the case begins three-year old brandon creato's father david creato. investigators say he killed his son because his girlfriend did in the like children and dumped the boys body. defense argued that the medical examiner mislead the grand jury, the judge and prosecutors, disagree. >> there has been great effort in litigation of this math
ther and quite frankly in some of the coverage to discredit the doctor, but in looking at the case though did he not do a single thing improperly. >> the judge will consider whether to throw out text messages and photos police say create owe handed over before he says he knew he was a suspect. search for the man police said used his phone to take pictures underneath a woman's skirt. the cameras caught the whole thing, last week. this is pretzel factory on south 69th street in upper darby. victim was waiting in line last tuesday when the man took these pictures. she realized what was happening, confronted the guy and he took off. if you have any information about this, weird owe, call the police. in ocean county new jersey a suspicious vehicle in the woods in laci township caught the eye of police. they found this man bruce post of trenton near the vehicle. police believe he is involved with white supremacist groups,
they confiscated an ak-47 and large amount have of ammunition. prosecutors charged post with unlawful possession of weapons. he is now in jail on $400,000 bail. 4:19. former university of pennsylvania professor convicted of killing his wife, ten years ago, will stay in prison. prosecutors announcing yesterday, a parole board has denied early release for six five-year old rafael rob, rob was convicted of killing his wife, ellen, inside their up are merion home in 2006 when she was in the kitchen wrapping christmas gifts. former penn economics professor pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and sentenced to five to ten years in prison. now he will serve that entire sentence. >> we are grateful for the parole board in making the correct decision in this case and hearing our objection to his parole as well as the objection of the ellen's family and many others. >> robb is now expected to be released in 2017, once out of prison he will be on ten years of supervised probation.
warminster police say a tip helped them break up a her win trafficking ring. tiffany banks was distributing home in the 300 block of lemon street. home owner's will list bet szweda and brittany banks were also arrested and charged with drug paraphernalia. soon you may not to go in the bar to enjoy that alcohol in a at plant i can city. drinking alcohol would be allowed between, albany and massachusetts avenue, coming this summer. under the proposal, drinks would have to be in a cup, that has the logo of the a proved boardwalk bar, that pour that had drink. and the alcohol on the streets and the beach would still be banned. those who do business on the boardwalk, well, they love the idea, while others worry about just too much partying. >> it is a great idea. >> reporter: why? >> because people are doing it anyway, they do it anyway, so this way it is the boardwalk, it is atlantic city. >> i think people will get
rowdy on the boardwalk if they allow open containers the boardwalk but, it would attract more people. >> or the nantz would have a trial period, and would go in effect during the summer season. 76ers getting ready for a night that could shape the future. howard has a break down of the draft in the nba lottery. this is all happening tonight. we have another lottery. >> yes.
good morning i'm howard eskin. phillies have been playing well but lack of scoring starting to catch up with these guys. lets get to sit sense panning park last night and, justin borne against jared eickoff who gave up two home runs. borne crushes this puts miami up three-one. this team has to score to win and that is not what this team does. >> we had plenty of base runners but we could not get production and drive them in. the game is all about making good pitches and making the plays, and, coming up with clutch hits. we really didn't get any. >> the nba draft lottery is tonight. sixers have a 26.9 percent chance of getting the topic in
next month's draft. yesterday sixers had players in for predraft work outs including three big five players, st. joes deandre bembry, nova's josh hart and temple's jay len bond. they could be part of the draft. that is sports in a minute. i'm howard eskin. when it comes to the eagles the past few weeks all you heard was the draft, sam bradford, will he stay, will he go? carson wentz. >> so, single game ticket for all ten eagles home games, go on sale, this morning. so that is two preseason and eight regular season games. if you want ticket you better be ready when the a sale begins. the entire season sold out last year in a matter of minutes. tickets go on sale at 10:00 o'clock this morning. the bird have a whole new look. >> looking good, hopefully. >> so we're following some breaking news, this morning, philadelphia police officer injured in the early morning crash. we are learning more details about exactly what happened. coming up next we will have a
well, i'm dave kinchen i have breaking news a police officer is injured while responding to another case we will tell you thousand officer is done, chris. dave, no more waiting what a judge is expect to release names involved in bridge gate. a philadelphia funeral home shut down because of poor conditions, blast with a major fine, what they found inside that will keep the doors close forward good. good day it is tuesday may 17th, 2017. >> we have a little music today. >> this is for you. >> i was. >> ♪ >> relax, okay. but sue, it rains in
philadelphia, what it seems like all of may because we seem to be getting wet. >> a lot of rain and we have had a lot of cool temperatures this month, and a boat will continue today. here you see he all this rain heading from the west, so it will, be a while before it gets out of here but it is not really raining here just yet. we will see green on ultimate doppler but none of that is making it to the ground, just yet but we have quite a few cloud and so we're a lot warmer then yesterday. we had cold weather this time yesterday. we were at 43. now it is 55. 5:44 is your sunrise time. forty-five in mount pocono. fifty-three in trenton. lancaster has 51. wilmington 53. forty-nine in millville. let's just say a lot milder then yesterday. 15 degrees, milder, and some cases 11 degrees in millville and wind from the southwest that helps bring milder air in. it will in the get a whole lot warmer because of the, showers
and we're expecting today. expect a a high of 62. normal high for may 17th is 74 well below average with occasional showers. most of the decent rain, steady rain shouldn't move in until after the morning rush is through. so bring the umbrella with you. you may need it later on. occasional showers around tonight as well. that takes care of your tuesday. we will tell you when the sun returns and we will give you the weekend forecast in the seven day, bob kelly, so far, so good. >> so far, so good. glad i did not get my car washed yesterday. it was on my list of things to do i never got around to it. saved myself a couple of bucks. live look, 422, westbound right here near trooper road. the bright white lights, construction lights are still on here in the westbound side, so be careful there as you head out of king of prussia. coming in towards philadelphia, on the freeway, no problems at all, as you work your way in toward downtown. the vine street expressway, however, still closed until
about 5:00 o'clock between broad street and schuylkill expressway, otherwise we're in the 50's on the blue route. no problems coming in on the schuylkill expressway. later on today right after the rush hour penndot has a project set doing some line painting on i-95 from the scudder falls bridge. they will head south, want and broad street subway line using shuttle buses until 5:00 o'clock. back to you. a female police officer is expect to be okay have after an overnight accident. >> it happened right around 2:00 a.m. in washington square. dave kinchen is live, with more details on this, hi dave. >> reporter: thins dent involved a bread truck, that bread truck was towed away. you can see the police car that officer was in is still here, waiting to be cleared from 11th and south street from where we are right now. we can tell you exactly what happened here a 45 year-old female police officer was injured traveling east bound on south street on a priority call, and, she collided with a
bread truck, heading northbound on 11th street. it is not clear who had the lights but police light and siren were activated by investigators. the officer was bleeding from the mouth and complained of pain from the left side. she's alert, walking, talking, communicating with investigators and will be okay. the driver of the bread truck cooperating with the investigators was not hurt. the officer was responding to a foot pursuit of the suspect wanted for assaulting two men at third and south street, some kind of an altercation that took place on the street there. one person was knocked unconscious, the other had facial injuries, investigators tell us that when one of the victims pointed out the alleged attacker to officers on the scene that attacker took off and that is when police put a radio call out. the officer in this crash was responding to a call trying to find that suspect on the loose when that officer collided with the borrowed truck here. there is a camera here, a real time crime center camera,
hoisted right above south street and 11th, that captured this whole thing and investigators as we come back out here live, looking for that video to get a better idea of what happened here. the good news is the officer will be okay, and they did arrest the person who fled from that scene, at third and south street. that person is in custody and will be facing charges in relation to that incident there. back to you. dave kinchen live, thank you. 4:34. we're covering more breaking news for you this morning a three story building erupts in flames in brewerytown. fire crews called out to the fire on new cashing and cecil b. moore just after 1:30 in the morning on the second floor. we have learned in one was inside at the time. emergency crewness cobbs creek got a store fire under control in 20 minutes late last night. officials believe that blaze started in a stove in the back of the building in the 6100 block of walton avenue. there is in word whether the fire was suspicious or an accident but luckily no one was hurt.
today, u.s. attorney's office in new jersey will release a list of unindicted co conspirator in the bridge gate scandal. back in 2013, governor chris christie became involved in bridge gate after winning a second term, officials say e-mails and text from his top aid show that they requested two lanes on to the bridge be shut down, causing massive traffic jams, in fort lee after the town's democratic mayor declined to endorse christie's reelection. christie has always denied having any knowledge of the plot and was never charge. time is running out to register to vote in new jersey's june 7th primary which includes selecting candidates that will run for president in november. today is registration deadline, it is also the last chance for vote tours switch political party affiliations, unaffiliated voters must declare a party affiliation in order to participate in that primary. a people of people don't like it that way. steve keeley, new information expected in that deadly amtrak crash from a year ago. >> reporter: yeah, lots of new information. not only will they conclude
that the engineer lost track of where he was but they will make a whole lot of recommendation that is windows that failed, why people were thrown out of the train and recommendations to philadelphia officials too bob kelly about how to handle better mass casualty event. >> a lot of information coming out, getting ready to get the distributed to everybody the. steve's on it. we will go for a ride, i-95 as you roll southbound out of northeast philadelphia, no problems yet coming into center city but things could get tricky later on, sue has the forecast we will grab a cup of coffee and be right back.
here's what led to last years deadly amtrak derailment. she points to the engineer and possible distractions. >> that engineer distract by radio chatter, seconds before the crash. the those findings in the ntsb report that could be released today. fox 29's steve keeley joins us from port richmond where we are getting the latest information, steve, good morning. >> reporter: it is definitely coming out today. it will be a whole lot more than just that probable cause about the engineer being distract. distract because of all of the radio traffic about vandals throws rocks at the train and smashing a windshield. it starts with that and whole host of errors after that. wall street journal reports that the national transportation safety board is also going to recommend changes, not just to amtrak but even to officials here in philadelphia, focusing on how to manage mass casualty
events. now federal safety investigators have been conclude ago this amtrak train 188 engineer brandon bostian lost track of where he was, it is quote called losing situational allah wearness like when a driver passes the intended exit on the highway talking on his cell phone. the in the amtrak crash the engineer was on the radio with the dispatcher who had also talk to a septa train engineer. thinks all old news, hit by a rock. one factor was engineer distract by radio traffic when he throttled up to 106 miles an hour. have of course, other factor which we also know that is positive train control system that an automatically slows a train down when it is going too fast or heading for a collision that wasn't installed on these tracks until seven months after the crash. that also would have prevented it. one other factor they will recommend that the federal railroad administration ordered changes to the windows on the railcars that contributed to the number of
deaths and injuries because a lot of the passengers were thrown out of the railcar when the windows failed. a whole bunch of recommendations, a whole lot of factors and it just seems like safety net have after safety net was not there to prevent those deaths and injuries in that awful crash. a whole lot will come own down in washington and we will there been to cover it. >> thanks, steve. new admissions by ciaing involving south africa's first black president, did they, sellout nelson mandela? this morning the rumors are put to rest. new developments out of canada this morning more evacuations about that massive wild fire continues to spread, when do officials think they will have that under control. we will have the answer after the break.
we're looking at, a tweetie wanted to show you that we got yesterday from d.a. seth williams. i'm going to bring charge is a begins whoever stole spring from philadelphia. it wasn't me? but yes, still cool, it is not as cold as it was yesterday, but it is going to stay cool because of the rain we see moving in. this area of green moving in lancaster, chester counties looks like what is verga which means it shows up on radar but rain doesn't make it to the ground. we will keep an eye on things though and if you see showers, let us know, and, that will help us a lot. we have got a lot of cloud cover, we have rain rolling in, steady rain, a after the
morning rush, and it should rain through lunchtime, and on and off throughout the rest of the afternoon. now tonight it looks like we will probably see the end of the rain as last of this moves off the coast, and it looks like maybe it won't linger into tomorrow morning but we will still have cloud cover and then sunshine in the have afternoon on wednesday. then it stays dry, on thursday, even friday. can't say the a same about the weekend at least not the way it looks right now. fifty-two in pottstown. forty-five in mount pocono. fifty-five in philadelphia. it is cooler in millville, with 49 degrees but we have had temperatures below freezing to the north of us yesterday, so at least that situation has improved. we should be at 74 degrees, last time we were above average was saturday, when we got to 76, before that cold front came and thunderstorms hit and then windy 59 degrees on sunday. yesterday's high 67, but with a lack of sunshine or not very much we should have showers around and 62 degrees today, close to 70 tomorrow, 71, on
thursday, and by friday we had 75 degrees, once again, friday is the peak weather day of the week, so, i'm thinking you have sometime coming, been kelly, you might want to take off friday because we have rain in store for the weekend. >> maybe take off friday and go up to doylestown. >> everybody else is going. >> can i hitch a ride with somebody, jump in the back of the news van. just have your kid, everybody out front we will throw them in the news van with mike and alex at 6:00 o'clock, imagine that car ride with mike at 6:00 a.m. heading out to doylestown. good morning. 4:46. live look at the schuylkill expressway, they pick up the cones and we are good to go, eastbound right here near conn show who can then overnight work done. good morning to the bennie, in problems at all coming up and over in toward downtown. they do have road work out in wilmington. this is along north bound side of i-95 right here near route 202 heading in the heart of the wilmington there.
and we're still shut down on the vine street expressway. we will do paratrooper drop right into center city here that closed overnight between broad street and the schuylkill until 5:00 o'clock again every night this week, that is the drill, so coming in, to philadelphia off of the schuylkill the exit at spring garden 30th or south and then for the gang heading north or south on the northeast extension work crews out this morning and then through midday as well from mid county all the way up to the lehigh valley. market frankford and broad street subway uses shuttle buses until 5:00. so far so good at the airport, chris and lauren back to you. now to a developing story out of canada more evacuations as crews continue to battle that massive wild fire there. same fire that forced more than 80,000 people to flee their homes about two weeks ago. those people still not able to return home and now, there are more mandatory evacuations for 600 people. workers from the oil sand drilling industry are being
moved out of that area. there is still no time line for when residents will be able to return to their home. could the cia have played a role in the decade long prison term served by nelson mandela? yes, according to a former spy who is now deceased. the story, agent donald picker was just published by the sunday times. he said that he tipped police off to mandela's whereabouts in 1962 which led to mandela's arrest and then 27 years in prison n an interview before his death in march he did not express any regret about his actions. >> wow. >> today in history major victory for civil rights, brown verse the board of education in 1954. u.s. supreme court unanimously ruled that racial segregation in public schools is unconstitutional. just last week a school district in mississippi was ordered to desegregation. the judge ruled the town of cleveland must merge its two high school and middle
schools. forty-five daises how long the judge gave lawyers in the joe paterno family to look into the new allegations. the report claims that joe paterno was told assistant coach jerry sandusky was sexually abusing young boys in the 1970's but paterno just ignored the complaints. paterno's relatives have rebutted the 1976 accusation, paterno says ncaa use of the penn state commissioned report damaged their commercial interests. a philadelphia funeral home will be closed permanently after inspectors found it to be in deplorable conditions. the pennsylvania state board of funeral directors find blair anthony hawkins, $100,000 and revoke his license for his funeral home in west philadelphia inspectors found decomposing remains of two people inside that funeral home on the 5300 block of vine street. they say bodies also had bags of trash placed on top of them. my goodness. fame us would men such as
j lo, jennifer lopez, kim k, kim kardashian and nicki minaj, does she have a moniker like a shortened truncated version of her name, just nicki minaj, they are men for having, bigger back side you could say. >> yes. >> now a new study suggesting people with larger butts are actually healthier people. the researchers at university of oxford said having more fat the in the back near your back side and your thighs can help protect begins chronic illness like chronic illness like heart disease and diabetes. so lower body fatties stable then belly fat which can have a negative effect on her metabolism. would you rather have fat the in the back then fat in the front. >> well, here's the thing, if i frank all kind of beer every day if i had a 12 pack every day or a casey would get a big gut as a guy but a woman would be inclined to put it down there.
>> no, no, we don't get to choose where it goes my love. >> men carry it here and women carry it elsewhere. >> i think, no, women get belly fat too. this is what my mother says. >> go ahead. >> she says i don't have any hipps or that back side. she said this all happens once you have kids. >> really miss trish. >> yep. >> once you you get the baby out, then you get blessed with all this. >> let's move on. >> we knew nothing that will come out of my mouth will be good. >> yes. ♪ >> and what do they have in common. if you have to ask that question, the answer is, a whole lot. we will explain that next. >> taking a live look atop the united way building, at ben franklin parkway.
he played down the shore, this past year. sugar ray leonard's birthday today. sixty year old. you know hoe is named have after? another famous musician, named ray. >> charles. >> ray charles. >> yes. >> the mayor's office says that there has been a spike in the number of home less people in center city. >> so now philadelphia's marries release nug details of the home less outreach strategy to target four center city hot spots where home less people, panhandle. once they are located uniformed outreach teams will offer options to get them emergency housing and access to other services lake drug rehab and medical treatment. >> philadelphia is a world class city and should be a world class city for everyone who lives in it no matter what their circumstances and we are committed to preventing. outreach is a important first step. >> outreach started immediately after yesterday's announcement that center city area will be a pilot program throughout the spring and summer months. the that is a great idea.
way too many characters if you do and that happens a lot you better listen up because there are big changes. >> twitter users will have more flexibility writing tweets because company is planning to stop including photos and links as part of that 140 character limit right now posting a link can take up about, anywhere up to 23 characters of a tweet. and again, that limits what you can say about the the picture. have move comes as social media site trying to fix stagnant user growth. >> ♪ big news coming from barbara streisand, legendary singer is coming out with a new album, new album will be called encore, movie partners and news gets better, she's going on tour and she's coming to philadelphia august 20th,
at the wells fargo center, ticket go on sale may 25th, and then they will get their tickets earlier on may 18th. >> a legend. >> this guy will reinvent his smile what doctors are calling a game changer this guy, there he is, it is a game changer for men, see that thumbs up? i'll tell you about it after the break. >> all right.
well, what we expect to learn today as ntsb releases a report on last years deadly amtrak derailment. how long they will stick around. >> yes. >> sort of. >> she seems like she's having like separation anxiety. >> every morning when you leave for work. >> no, from after people come over and then they leave, she just stand by the door and stairs at the door or lays by the door. >> ahh, why don't you go home, and i'll take over and you can be with diamond. >> in a perfect world. >> yes. >> sue serio, all of the people out there might get