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chopper 6 hd overhead when the police were on the scene in the maintenance area at the back of the zoo. the 57-year-old worker was a mechanic. the police say he was working on the 9-foot-long golf cart, part of the zoo as fleet when the jack failed and it fell on his chest. no one was around and he laid there a long time until he was discovered at 11:00 when he failed to respond to his radio when other workers tried to reach him. pronounced dead at 11:43 a.m. the mechanic was well known and well-liked and the zoo is helping the employees cope with the tragic accident. >> it is definitely not something we're used to. a lot of really devastating people here. we are bringing in grief counselors to help them work through it. >> he worked at the zoo since march of 2001. it happened in an area not accessible to the public, and
there were no witnesseses. live at the philadelphia zoo sarah bloomquist channel 6 "action news." >> thank you very much. also breaking right now, police may have the man in custody who hit a 7-year-old girl in mantua and drove off over the weekend. it happened at 42nd and penns grove yesterday. one driving a lime green mitts -- hit her and they have not said anything about possible charges. a former police officer accused of rapes two prostitutes at gunpoint now free after the case thence him unraveled. richard decoatesworth level on bail. they withdrew the rape and human trafficking charges against him after what they called was an intense follow-up investigation. he pled guilty to some charges
in february, but he later withdrew that plea. today he wouldn't comment as he left court, but his mother broke down in tears. [crying] >> and decoatesworth was honored lie the white house after being shot in the duty. he left the force in 2011 after several complaints. still facing a felony charge of assaults his ex-girlfriend. former tv sports caster, don tollefson, admitted to scamming hundreds of people with track travel packages. tollefson pleaded guilty this morning in doylestown. he sold tickets to out of town eagles' games and super bowl and followed people he was raising money for charity. he never came through with tickets or travel packages. over 200 victims and the scam a
total of $317,000. the victims say they still don't have their money back. tollefson will be sentenced in 60 days. the manhunt continues today for the man accused of killing a pennsylvania state trooper. the police say they are shifting their search area. troopers say they are still looking for eric frein in the same area. and they moved the grid to areas they are continuing to get. and he is in an area around his parent's home. two people shot on the street in west philadelphia today and police are trying to figure out exactly what happened. they got the call around 10:00 this morning at the 200 block of north abindale street. and a man shot in the head, chin and leg in critical condition.
and another man hit twice in the thigh expected to be ok, and the police have not said who shot who or how it started. the fire that brought chicago's airports to a full stop last week still causing delays and we are feeling the effects in our area. the action cam at philadelphia international today where we saw at least one flight canceled to chicago. the f.a.a. says service at o'hare is still only at about 60% and midway only at about 75%. investigators say a contract employee started the fire friday in chicago just being trying to kill himself. he is expected to make his first appearance in court today. well, we had a stunning weekend, we can't really complain about today's gloomy skies. the good news, they won't be here for very long. >> and meteorologist adam joseph outside. the gray skies have given way to some sprinkles. >> yeah, a couple of drops following right now here outside of the studios. i tell you, this is a gloomy
monday after a beautiful summer-like weekend. take a look back over the weekend. it is not as warm today. saturday 84 degrees, 86. we shot up here yesterday well above the normal of 73. despite a lot of clouds today, now a couple of showers, still above normal at 76 so far for your temp took. looking along the i-95 corridor a lot of cloud cover and also some light showers. especially virginia, carolinas and down into northern florida. an area of weak low pressure that will slide to our south, but we are on the northern fridge of it. going to storm live double scan in the city of philadelphia, down the pike of 95 through wilmington and maryland, even chester, there are few light showers around and damp roadways, especially in new castle county as we slowly work up from the south and the west. but this week isn't going to feature a lot of rain. temperatures closer to normal,
but chatting about the upcoming weekend. and a look at the next weekend ahead coming up in the full accuweather forecast. >> why not, thanks very much. the eagles are starting to move on today after the first loss of the season. the birds' offense seemed to lose its wings yesterday in san francisco. and the team had plenty of time to think about what went wrong on the long flight back home. jeff skversky live in the "action news" sports center today. jeff, chip kelly had to watch that tape after a long night of travel last night. >> as hard as it was watching the game once live, kelly watched it over and over again. the eagles did not get back home until 4:00 a.m. in the morning and chip kelly went right into work to start working on everything that went wrong with this game last night against the 49ers. and after watching the tape he says that nick foles does not deserve all the blame. he cannot pin this all on nick foles. the eagles' offense did not account for a single point. missing the block on third down,
foles was hurried, it was incomple incomplete. another shot to win the game he overthrows macklin. what was arguably the worst performance every by a chip kelly turnover, zero points by the offense. >> the biggest thing that comes up when you look at the game was the turnovers. we are in decent shape in the third quarter there and then we have two two-and-outs. and i think people were trying to make things out of something not there right now and at every position. everybody needs to settle down and get back to playing football. >> the eagles get back to playing football sunday at home against the st. louis rams. for this team, they will get someone back, a key addition is coming back. we tell but that coming up at 5:00 much -- at 5:00. they need all the help they can you front and they got whooped at the line of scrimmage.
>> we now know the name of the man who died after he was thrown from his car during a crash in gloucester county last night. police say 27 year old isaiah burnett hit a rough patch of road and sent his car out of control in williamstown. he hit a mailbox and utilities pole. the impact threw him from a car and into a tree. he died at the hospital. a massive fire gut add home in montgomery county early this morning. the action cam was on the 700 block in drescher where the fire started after 3:00 a.m.
the firefighters say the flames were shooting through the roof when they got there. they were able to put that fire out in about an hour. fortunately, no one was hurt. tension in hong kong after a weekend crackdown by police. thousands of demonstrators who packed the city's financial district for days now. the protest started because of upcoming election. china agreed to allow the vote but on the condition that beijing could hand-pick the candidates. and that set off unprecedented protests in hong kong called the umbrella revolution. they are using the umbrellas to shield themselves from tear gas. rescue crews in japan found the bodies of five more people near the top of a volcano. the total number of presumed dead is at 36 today. toxic gas and ash are still erupting from the volcano, making the recovery efforts almost impossible.
soldiers and others are searching for a few hours at a time until conditions are too dangerous to condition. to business, that unrest in hong kong making for a tough day on wall street. the dow down, the nasdaq lost 6 and s&p down by 5. macy's expecting a big rough, hiring for workers nationwide. they are looking for workers in the stores, call centers and distribution hubs. they say the increase this year is because of expanding online business. getting your money is costing you more these days. a new survey by bankrate shows the a.t.m. fees on the rise. the out-of-network fees jumped 5% to an all-time high. on average $4.35 paid for every a.t.m. visit. the survey finds the fees are enough to keep most people from using a.t.m.s, but that's
actually part of the problem. banks have been hiking the fees to make up for the drop in summers. all right, time on a monday afternoon for the "action news" traffic report today. >> let's go live to matt pellman in the traffic center. hi there, matt. >> soon it will cost $20 to pay out $20. i hope you had a nice weekend. we had great news this morning along 202. as promised they opened the third lane in each direction in the malvern area. unfortunately this afternoon the news is not as great because we have a southbound accident right here in the work zone where you funnel back down into two lanes. heading towards 401 by the 30 bypass. despite having the third lane this afternoon as you come south and past 29, you're slowing a little extra because of the accident where you go back into just two lanes approaching 401. expect the delays coming down from chesterbrook approaching 401. hopefully they get the crash out quickly. and an accident on the schuylkill expressway approaching 202 in king of
prussia the westbound direction. pushed to the side but the speeds 9 miles per hour as you come west away from the conshohocken curve on the schuylkill this afternoon. chester, delco a wreck at 22nd street at melrose avenue turning into mcdade. and regular slow on the blue route 16 miles per hour. and a crash in lower merion lancaster avenue at route 30, towns place between 33rd and 34th. and approaching pennrose there is a crash and luckily that's off to the side. the broken down truck on 95 is on the side, in fact gone. that's good news, northbound approaching girard. but slowing towards penns landing heading north into the great northeast. and the commuter report this monday afternoon, a crash on 295 southbound direction near the black horse pike. and it is off to the left shoulder but you see some people talking about the heavy traffic
as you come southbound towards the 42 freeway. checking it again in the next half-hour. >> see you then, thank you. health care facilities are reporting delays in the shipment of this year's flu shot vaccine. and monica malpass is live in the news room with the details on this and what you need to know about it. hi, monica. >> hi, brian. health officials say there is no reason to panic, but a glitch in the system caused a delay in the delivery of the flu vaccine to some health centers. be aware of that. coming up flu shot clinics usually start this week on october 1, which is wednesday. tonight at 5:00, why a production display pushed back the date of the shipments and talking about the facilities that are fully shocked and ready to administer the vaccines. some places have it, some don't. and we will tell you about those coming up on "action news at 5:00." >> see you soon. ahead, adam back with a look
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forecast. >> and adam joseph is live at the big board with the details on the gloom out there today. >> not an afternoon for painting in philadelphia down to the south. humidity is back up and showers around, it would take quite some time for the paint to dry. most areas dry in new jersey, there is a wedge of green pulling up the i-95 corridor from baltimore and washington through wilmington into media and philadelphia. it is slowly drifting to the north. almost on the edge of the conshohocken curve right now, 76. sprinkles in the city of philadelphia especially the western sections. going down into new castle county near wilmington along i-95, route 2 near elsmere and spring valley you see the solid area of green with very light showers. enough is falling in this region that we are beginning to see the ground get a little bit damp. as we take a live look on sky 6
at the kristina river in wilmington we have wet pavement i can see closely here behind that particular building. we do have rain drops falling in parts of the area, while most areas see cloud cover. 70 in wilmington you see it is cooler there because of the rain. philadelphia 73. and some of warmer numbers now at the shore from sea isle city to the boardwalk where temperatures now are generally around 75. as we look at satellite and radar, the clouds pulled in no matter where you are. a little brightening here and there as the sun tries to filter through the thick cloud cover, especially eastern new jersey. most of the showers are going to exit off the coast down to our south. there is a little weak area of low pressure. and then you look to the west and you can see some clearing near pittsburgh and that arrivals in time for your tuesday. 8:00 tonight, generally it is dry. but again we still have some light showers in parts of the area, especially south and east of philadelphia.
at 3:00 in the morning, still trying to pick up a couple of sprinkles at the shore. notice some drying to the west in the lehigh valley. as you get into tuesday morning at 10:00 you see a void in the clouds across the part of the delaware valley. sunshine will generally return here for the second day of the workweek. and that continues into the afternoon with only a scattered chance of an isolated shower. so for tonight, the spotty showers this evening in several areas, seasonally warm. philadelphia is normal, 55. we hit 62 by tomorrow morning. and in fact the temperatures stay above normal again tomorrow on the verge of 80 degrees in philadelphia, while most locations staying in the upper 70s in the afternoon. the 4day at four, 79 tomorrow sun and clouds. heavier cloud cover wednesday but still breaks of sun. there could be a scattered shower wednesday, but neither day here a wash-out of 75. and turning much brighter here
on thursday. and 1 degree above average, 74. and then 75 before rain entered friday night. does the rain linger into the weekend? we let you know coming up in the seven-day forecast in the next half-hour. >> thank you. former phillies catcher, darren dalton hit the links today in montgomery county. he was on the green at the plymouth country club for a charity outing. and other celebrities took part in the event. today it raised moment for his foundation which benefits those with brain trauma, and he is a brain cancer survivor who wouldn't able to take part in last year's event due to his illness. >> they got it in before the rain, that's good. buzzing next. >> a scare for jennifer lopez and some of the pictures of the car crash over the weekend. and more videos out of venice from george
>> it is time for the buzz. and now officially husband and wife. george clooney and his wife celebrated a civil ceremony in venice. the newlyweds, how beautiful is that a water taxi. and hundreds of fans cheered. and the civil procedure is required under italian law, don't they look glamorous? kids in the back seat as you see here, scary moment for jennifer lopez in a car crash. the s.u.v. hit by a suspected drunk driver. j.lo posting pictures saying riding high right before some, called him a drunk fool rear-ended us in my whip. thank goodness everyone ok.
using the hash tag don't drink and drive. and needless to say that was some interaction. the driver sped off and the cops caught up with him and he got arrested. and everyone ok. and "dancing with the stars" getting a little philly flare tonight. kevin hart a guest judge. and the remain celebrities performing a variety of dances accompanied by songs from their favorite films. tune in at 8:00 on 6abc to find out what kevin hart thinks about all of the dancers. >> it is going to be funny whatever he thinks of it. >> absolutely. >> thank you very much. ahead today, a murder mystery in strawberry mansion. why they call the weekend death of a mother a flat out execution. and going to a doctor's appointment and never returned. five days later showing up in her childhood town miles away without any idea how she got
4:30 and "action news" continues with details on the revolutionary breast cancer drug that is showing some unprecedented results. plus, it was a monster hit that left a college quarterback dazed and confused. >> and he can barely stand up. >> yeah, they just have to get him out of the ballgame. >> the player was not sidelined, and some say his coach should be sidelined for good. hearing from the man at the center of the football fiestorm. a bar just for pregnant women? whether it was a hoax or what. and a fire killing a teenager. flames spread through christian rivera's row home and then the fire was out and a life over.
vernon odom live at the scene with more on this fire tragedy. vernon? >> the fire marshal is not expected to make an official ruling today, but it could come in the next several days. there are many theories ranging from perhaps faulty wiring to pirated electricity to an unattended candle. at the end of the day it is a tragedy. this is christian rivera the father of an 18-month-old child killed in the predawn fire in his home in the 2700 block of helen street. they were on location in 20 minutes, but it was too late to save rivera. taking 30 minutes to get the fast-moving inferno under control and they found rivera on the first floor. >> we heard smoke alarms. we found one in the basement. we haven't found ones on the other floor. but they said they heard the smoke alarms. >> fortunately spending night
with relatives, rivera's invalid mother had been in the hospital for weeks. and they say they were using candles for light and maybe that's what caused the fire. >> they didn't have lights so they were using the candles. >> fortunately no injuries to the row house neighbors or homes. and no word expected from the fire marshal so far today. live in port richmond, vernon odom channel 6 "action news." flat out executed, that's how the philadelphia police describe the appalling murder of a mother over the weekend. homicide detectives back out on street this afternoon where 42 year polled katherine bett better -- barry was shot in the head. walking to the store with a 13-year-old doubter and dog at the time. her daughter was not heard and
barry died at the hospital. the mother of four did not app to know the gunman. they are looking at video in hopes of identifying the killer. sorting out what was a two-car accident. car parts on the same intersection where a 41-year-old man was shot in the hip after 10:30 this morning. he is listed in stable condition. police tell "action news" they recovered a weapon there and made an arrest, but have not released any more details on the shooting or the accident. a delaware county mother facing charges for how she allegedly tried to settle a high school argument. upper darby police say 36 year old nicole holton brought her teenage daughter to a gas station friday to fight another girl. others saw fists flying and stopped to intervene and the mother said she set up the fight because the school was not handling ongoing issues with the
boys. and she is facing charges including corruption of minors. the philadelphia school district with a new tool to safely collect items prohibited on school grounds. the large blue and white amnesty boxes shown off today at the randolph technical high school. students in the welding promise created them with tools and supplies that were donated. the amnesty boxes in schools across the district for the safe anonymous collection of things like knives and drugs. it is hard to watch, the hit on the field here and they are calling for the university of michigan head coach to be fired over what happened. the quarterback kept in the game even after he was knocked down and clearly hurt. today that coach is defending his decision. >> this does not look good to me. >> the hit that is hard to watch of the brutal moment that the
university of michigan quarterback, shane morris is steamrolled by the minnesota player who dropped his head and plowed into him. the espn announcers saying it looks like a concussion hit. >> he can barely stand up now. >> boy, they have to get him out of the ballgame. >> i am totally with you. >> the sophomore, number 7, struggled to stand robbing his head. the head coach kept him in the game. >> i have to tell you right now that number 7 in the game still is it appalling. >> and he briefly takes him out but later puts him back in. >> he can barely stand up. this is not good player management. we talked about player safety in this game. guys getting hit in the head this is atrocious to me. >> morris eventually carted off the field. and today the coach defended himself in his position saying he didn't know he was wobbling. >> i would never put a kid in that situation. never have and never will.
because you get into this to coach kids, believe me. and that's what this game's all about. >> after the hit, morris waived off someone on the sidelines, possibly signalling that he wanted to play. still, coach's decision not to keep the q.b. off the field is under fire. >> if you are the head coach, how can you not know what your quarterback is going through? how can you not see that? and not say get him out of here. >> it turns out that morris suffered a concussion and roughly 4,000 are reported in compl college football games each and every year. philadelphia's division i basketball coaches got together today to take a swing at cancer. the coaches at temple, st. joe's, drexel, villanova, they dropped the hard-core rivalries to play golf in
havertown. taking part in the mahoney golf classic. they say the first love is basketball this event is something they are all fashionity -- passionate about. >> when we join forces we have a huge pulpit. >> all proceeds benefit the american cancer society. >> a great effort there and talking about the forecast. if we get past today, we loved this weekend if we can see it again. >> it is nice to have summer back for the weekend, but the temperatures remain above normal the rest of the week. not as warm as it was a couple of days ago, but on the north side of norm, not bad. a live look, a little on the dark side in some spots. but you see a little brightening to the sky in penns landing in the delaware river, 73 degrees business sight a couple of sprinkles in center city, a
dewpoint of 61. the west-southwesterly wind at 7 miles per hour and a little damp in wilmington with rain falling. 70 degrees. a little cooler there because of the wet ground. the dewpoint up a little muggy as well, 64 degrees with a westerly wind at 5 miles an hour and there you see the stripe of green, the working straight up the i-95 corridor through parts of delaware county, southern chester county, and also a little wet near oxford and new castle county between newark and wilmington itself. dry as you go over the river into nudge -- new jersey with brightening in the sky. and we look at the numbers and how warm above normal it will be in the seven-day. >> all right, adam, thank you. and stay on top of the changing weather conditions all the time with the new 6abc.com. visit 6abc.com/ weather for radar, and videos
from our meteorologists and weather-related photos and videos. ahead, the saving tip even alicia has not heard of. and you know that's a good one. one mom shares secreting for getting dream vacations at bargain-basement prices. >> on tuesday in idaho, saturday in mississippi. the only problem, shes into idea how she got there. inside of this woman's strange trip to a surprising place. and later, drinking for two, that's how one new manhattan bar is marketing itself. but is it real? we explore what is behind gestation. and adam joseph is back with the full accuweather forecast. the warm weathers we like. the full accuweather forecast. the warm weathers we like. accuweather coming up when a woman who loves to share her passions. grandma! mary has atrial fibrillation, an irregular heartbeat not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts her at a greater risk of stroke. rome? sure! before xarelto®, mary took warfarin, which required monthly trips to get her blood tested.
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to show up for a doctor's appointment in idaho last week and was found four days later in mississippi in a town where her dad was once a minister. she told the police she has no idea how she got there. and she has no known health or memory issues to explain it. incredibly she showed up at the home of a family who lived there back in the 60s and who remembered her family.ived there they connected the dots. the police have not filed any charges here and continue to investigate. in "healthcheck" at 4:00, maybe you know someone who followed the paleo diet that is to mimic like cavemen ate. and 26 year old only eating meat, fish and leafy greens but also stand rather than sit all way at their work. to sleep more like at caveman they ditched their alarm clocks and where blue-blocker glasses. >> it actually blocks out the
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fence, bottle up a hurricane. is it possible? put out a forest fire with a swirt gun. and they would have my cell number so they can facetime while i hold the phone. who wants to date this one? she has some years ahead of her before that. >> he might loosen up by then. thanks. and another check on the roads right now. >> matt pellman with the update for us. >> we were expecting traffic to loosen up this afternoon with the addition of the third lane in each direction in chester county along 202. they did open the third lane both ways between 252 and this point at 401 over the weekend. the bad news, we merge down into two lays later that used to. and in the merge several vehicles collided. the work continues between 401
and the bypass. and extra heavy this afternoon south of 29 approaching 401. and elsewhere on 202 in delaware county an overturned vehicle accident at smithbridge road. expect restrictions by the brewster's realize cream, not a good spot to be this afternoon. and the crash cleared along 22 street at melrose avenue. a couple of accidents on the main line, one in bryn mawr by staples. and another along remmington road. and accidents on 26th street clear but one in south philadelphia at 15th and patch -- and a lot of speeds in the 20s. and we check it again at the 5:00 hour. outdoor weddings can be unpredictable but when nature cooperates it can be down ride magical. check out the uninvited guest making it in this wedding photo.
now to meteorologist adam joseph at the accuweather forecast. this is kind of a one-day thing twee are dealing with. >> temperatures are above normal, going up tomorrow and then back down. and staying above normal for the week but not a bad weekend. not as nice as the last weekend. looking at the action cam down near the river front you see a pleasure boater out there this afternoon.
again, not as nice as this weekend. you can see the american flag kind of just limp there. not much of a wind. slowly drifting and you can see the name of that sailboat, summer wind. how appropriate after this particular weekend. as we look at the weather line-up, we look at double scan live because there are a few showers in parts of region right now. and we take a look at those numbers and where there's going in the seven-day forecast. stormtracker live double scan a stripe of green extending up towards new york city. from trenton to new york city not reaching the ground but it is philadelphia points east. and street level, notice center city dry at this point. a little bit of wet, a couple of wet drops and maybe some wet roadways near the conshohocken curve. and extending towards jenkintown maybe a couple of rain drops. it is steady, especially yellow west of bear between newark and wilmington as this continues to push to the north and east. this is where we are really
seeing a little slow-go on the roadways this evening as commuters are having to hit the windshield wiper. 75 in allentown, dry and warmer there. mount pocono not bad. and school in -- cool in wilmington. and showers and downpours over the carolinas and virginias. and getting clipped by it with cloud cover as well but you see the clouds kind of be -- let's say the dividing line of the clear skies in western p.a. slicing through the appalachian mountains of pennsylvania. tomorrow, weak area are low pressure, could be a spotty shower but above normal at 79 degrees. that low drifts they're here wednesday and settles in. rather cloudy and could be a few showers as the energy passes through midweek. as we take a look at
futuretracker tomorrow afternoon, you see some of the eruption of a few showers around in the afternoon. but it won't be a wash-out as we get into the middle of the week. tonight, a spotty shower, seasonally warm, 56 to 62. and the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast painting a pretty decent picture. 79 and way above normal. sun and clouds and isolated chance of shower. breaks of suns clouds wednesday, and could be afternoon scattered showers of 75. but we will take the chance of rain out by thursday. it turns brighter, 74. clouds build after a decent amount of sun friday, 75. and friday night into saturday morning some rain comes through with a front, drying out saturday afternoon, 72. and turns much cooler, but dry the second half of the weekend, the beginning of next week with temperatures a little below normal on either side of 70. >> we are really lucking out here, thank you. and going "saving with 6abc"
i've lived hewith my mother, forty--four who is ninety--nine. people who do not live in delaware county need to know that tom mcgarrigle raised our taxes five times.
five times in seven years. meanwhile tom mcgarrigle gave a million dollar subsidy to an energy company. tom mcgarrigle is not looking out for regular families or seniors at all. we need john kane in the senate. he gets regular families.
>> it is time to save with 6abc. they traveled to 16 international spots, 100,000 luxury five-star trips for nearly nothing. yeah, the blog mommypoint and sharing her tips on how the family of three takes the high-end vacations for pennies on the dollar. not an extreme coupon clipper but a frequent flier. she has an dozen active cards. she traveled the word using bonus miles and points. and also recommends signing up for dining re rewards at your favorite restaurant to earn miles, and aim for chief status
to hotel chains. if you are royal you qualify for free nights there. with all of the credit cards she is holding on to, that's the stipulation there, she has to use the stacking strategy. explaining it as adding a deal on top of a deal on top of a deal. use a credit card where you normally pay cash for gas are groceries and you end up getting money off the essentials earning points and miles, too. and finally the tips even i didn't know good. shop online for airline portals for things you buy anyway like gifts. and united mileage plus you earn miles. and you can earn a gift card if you gai make up and 1,000 miles while doing it. and every one in my family and friends will know where their gifts come from this year and i will on a plane going someplace. >> a great one, thank you. what is better than a group
of cuddly pandas? the pandas that play. and sometimes the bear go down one at a time, and other times they go down as a group, and sometimes just down. and the playtime is down right adorable. >> it looks like it would hurt but having a good time. that does it for "action news at 4:00." for shirleen allicot, alicia vitarelli and adam joseph i'm brian taff. shirleen and i and adam and ducis rodgers are back for "action news" at 10:00
♪ "action news," delaware valley's leading news program with jamie apody, meteorologist cecily tynan, rick williams and monica malpass. >> breaking news from south philadelphia where a school bus has been in a crash. we know at least one child and three other people have been taken to the hospital. here are the details that we know right now. it happened about 4:30, 29 minuting a at 15th street. and a 10-year-old girl taken to children's hospital in stable
condition. two other patients taken to children's hospital besides her, a total of three. and one a female taken to another hospital. >> and you can see police are on the scene trying to determine exactly what happened. but again, a school bus accident in south philadelphia. a student has been transported to the hospital and we are continuing to follow the story and bringing you more information as it becomes available to us. skwloo in other news, concerns in new jersey. hours since they learned the death of a 4-year-old boy enrolled at yardville elementary school. they have not determined what respiratory illness caused the boy's death.t determined what parents are on edge tonight. >> and in minutes they will be hosting a meeting to address the tragedy and david henry live with the latest for us right now. david?