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members take on greater urgency as the end of the week approaches. >> let's find out about the fog with david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. good morning. >> reporter: all right guys we're off to a foggy start in parts of the region. there's the possibility it's dense enough where you want to slow it down, we're having problem with the big board, i can tell you the fog is dense half mile up to a third of a mile in spots. as you look at satellite and radar, you can see there's a break in the clouds every now and then out to the west. once we get rid of the fog we're looking at a partly sunny day. it will be cooler than yesterday. here's the visibility issues. right now philadelphia is sort of in a hole where we don't have much fog. that could change in the next half-hour. we have a half mile in wilmington and .3 in millville. down the shore we're starting to see the fog get a little bit thicker. cooler than yesterday morning,
43 in wilmington, 45 in millville. as we roll into the afternoon it stays cooler than yesterday. 48 degrees by 9:00. 56 by noon, 59 by 3:00 with the high of 60 around 4:00. karen, we'll have the mall wean call and changes just ahead. you talked about the fog we can see it in our traffic cameras. this is king of prussia the ramp 202, 422 and the schuylkill expressway eastbound. we had construction blocking the left lane but it's cleared. we have a good shot of the fog, you have to be careful for pedestrians, construction workerses and deer this time of year. we have an accident involving an overturned vehicle right at the boulevard northbound at oxford circle. we had a disabled vehicle that has cleared in abington.
northeast extension northbound between lansdale and quakertown. you want to watch for this. this is construction cruise blocking the right lane. the construction the ramp from lansdale to the northeast extension southbound. so a few issues at this early hour. we have construction crews, a whole lot going on. >> a woman was rescued from a smashed suv after a violent crash on the boulevard overnight. the force of the crash left one suv on its side, look at that, wrapped around a pole. police say one suv t boned another near oxford at oxford circumstanceful. the 40-year-old woman was taken to the hospital in stable condition. contract negotiations will continue today between he want at that and its young members
the talks are more urgent now that the union have authorized a strike. katherine scott is live at the frankford transportation center. she's got an update. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, a decision about whether or not to strike could come as early as tomorrow. but a source close to negotiators tells action in a progress is being made. commuters at frankford transportation center and around the area would feel a whole lot better when there's a contract. today septa negotiators will be back at the bargaining table. they promised not to strike this week and will give 24 hour notice for commuters. a strike by the union will shut down the subways, trolleys and buses. 4700 workers have been working without a contract for the last seven months. local 234 said the final sticking point is pension reform. commuters are ready to see this
resolved. >> i am worried first of all i don't want to lose my job, i have a lot of bills. third of all, i need septa, i'm carless, septa, please don't go on strike. >> it's early, but commuters are already here at the frankford transportation center on the their way to school and work hoping there's no strike. the union went on strike in 2009 and many say they hope history doesn't repeat itself. workers left their crowded union meeting carrying on strike signs just in case there is one. live in frankford, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> we're learning details about a police involved shooting in a philadelphia neighborhood that led to the arrest of a kidnapping suspect. the officer approached the vehicle at 9:30. the driver backed into the
officer and took off dragging the officer a few feet. a second officer opened fire. nobody was hit and the officer was not hurt. after a brief chase the driver crashed at frankford avenue and convent lane. the man was involved in an abduction and assault monday night. a driver left a path of destruction in overbrook at lebanon avenue at 7:30. a driver hit a parked suv from behind knocking it into a telephone pole. the pole toppled over and smashed into two more cars. police are looking for the driver who took over. >> it's 5:06. police are hoping that newly released surveillance video of a weekend assault of a man in south philadelphia could lead to a couple of arrests. it happened around 3:00 a.m. saturday morning on carpet street. a woman with the baseball bat
hit a 36-year-old man. when the victim tried to get away the older man shot him twice in the legs. the victim had drugs in his system and no longer cooperating with police. some residents thinks the victim knows his attackers. >> doesn't look like they stumped upon him in a vigilante type of action. looks like they were waiting for him to come along. >> residents say there have been car break-in recently, but they have not said this attack was in connected to this activity. >> top officials from jefferson and university hospital traded baseball caps at a news conference and then they got down to business to sign a letter of intent. they are merging to create a new model of health care. if the merger is approved the
integration process will be finalized next year. >> when i have left the neighborhood i couldn't see trash cans until i was on top of them. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live showing we're basically dry, but where you're seeing fog, you're seeing drizzle. as we look at the airport, there's no fog here. in philadelphia we have had a little bit of a break in that action. cool to start out no issues currently with fog in philadelphia, we'll see if that changes. storm tracker 6 live double scan you can see we're in that little hole where there's not much of a problem. these areas in orange and red encircle philadelphia all areas that are below a mile or half mile and in in some cases lower than that. the slow it down, there are kids walking around and animals close
to the roads this time of year. 47 in philadelphia. 44 in in allentown. 43 in wilmington. i'm bringing that always on day planner for you. 45 in millville. obviously a chilly start. satellite is showing you how the cloud cover is thinning out. once we get rid of the fog we'll partly sunny skies. allentown today we'll transition to partly sunny skies, it will be cooler with a high of 58. down the shore, mix of sun and clouds, cooler 62 degrees. in philadelphia, after being up to 70 around 1:00 yesterday afternoon we'll going to bounce back up to 60 this afternoon partly sunny skies, obviously cooler and winds not that strong, 7 to 14 miles per hour we'll return a general moderate breeze. 43 by 8:00. 54 by 11:00. upper 50s with the high of 60
hitting probably around 4:00. tomorrow, sun will give way to clouds as the frontal boundary comes in from the west. 59 degrees is the high. looks like any rain associated with that feature will hold off until the overnight hours. if you're trick or treating we'll start out at 57 in philadelphia and end up at 50 at the end. it will be dry. 60 is the high, sun, but cooler. sun and clouds friday, 59 degrees. saturday a feature to our south will start to ramp up. we'll stay cool high of 56 early probably going down into the 40s by the end of the day. i could see the afternoon getting cooler, gusty winds this weekend, could be showers saturday, dry on sunday, chilly and wind all the way. >> we'll be ready. next and new this morning, a driver plunges off a cliff down south and becomes trapped for
hours. the miraculous rescue unfolds on camera. >> giants fans take to the streets to celebrate their team's third championship in five years. >> reporter: you can see fog is not an issue we look at the vine street expressway, it is an issue elsewhere we'll show you coming up. >> zombies may walk the strees tomorrow, but if you're concerned about the zombie aapocalypse, one c
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>> 5:15, taker ago live look at atlantic city -- taking a live look at atlantic city.ve look at not much fog out there. a lot of suburb yn areas are seeing thick fog this morning. >> that could be trouble for your morning commute. let's go over to karen. good morning. >> reporter: that means it's hard to see things on the road. this is conshohocken as you cane the fog, as you look off in the distance. the on-ramp from the blue route southbound schuylkill expressway westbound we have a disabled tow truck blocking the ramp. visibility is reduced. you need to be careful as you head out. we have an accident at dekalb pike and morris road. we have a ladder that's partially blocking the road. the ramp from norristown to the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound watch for that right now.
a couple of other issues we have construction on the northeast extension northbound. we have an accident at elwood road at allentown road. a disabled vehicle from the ramp northeast extension southbound. so when you have fog, you don't need extra problems out there. someone is reporting a hazard on the road 130 southbound cinnaminson, new jersey. we've got storm tracker 6 live double scan showing us some of the areas where the fog is the greatest. you see this area of red that's double scan's way of showing us we have a quarter model visibility on 322, route 100 near pottstown, watch for this, the areas of orange it's a general wider area, half mile visibility. certainly reduced throughout the region, tam. a north carolina man is recovering in the hospital after being pinned under a car for 17 hours. police say the man was driving a car that was suspected in a
hit-and-run when it went off a road and plummeted about 80 feet. the man was thrown from the car. his legs ended up getting pinned under the car. a passer by heard him screaming. rescue workers were able to lift the car off the man. he has two broken legs. >> the from an giants world series win has been marred in the celebration by the bay, two people were shot. the giants beat the royals the hard way in kansas. this was the giants third series win in the last five years. ex-philly hunter pence wasp huge batting 444 scoring seven runs
and driving in five more. rookie center nolan noelle had a decent start, but the pacers win it 103-91. >> one company develops a new version of its crash test dummies to better reflect the u.s. population. >> college students are coming home with something unexpected and it could put their health at risk. >> reporter: we're dressing the kids in sweatshirts, it's chilly. this afternoon jackets work look out because there is fog forming around parts of the region. it could be
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buses and they say it places their passengers in danger everyday. >> reporter: we have excusive access to a grieving family after a 29-year-old woman was struck and drug under the tires of a turning bus. >> they need to fix this problem. >> reporter: tonight we'll show you the shocking footage of buses striking pedestrians. bus drivers say they have been warning septa for years. >> do you deny that your own internal studies found there was a two second blind spot equivalent up to 17 feet created by the mirror? >> no, i don't deny it at all. >> reporter: we'll see it only on "action news," plus, how septa plans to make their buses safer. >> reporter: got to watch that report. mass transit is running okay. we have fog out there.
let's go outside, malvern chester county just cleared, 202 approaching 29 moving okay and fog through the area. in cinnaminson, 130 southbound at river ton road a downed traffic signal blocking the right and center lane we've been warning you about that david check it out. >> reporter: the thicker fog is showing up in western chester county and lancaster county and berks county and the entire area of orange and circle philadelphia is going to give you visibility problems. the fog will break up around 9:00. we're at 48 degrees. right now we're in the low to mid 40s. 56 by noon, 59 by 3:00. the high is 60 around 4:00. 56 degrees by 6:00 p.m. cool all the way. all green aircraft on the big board, looks like we've got clear sailing in terms of of
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>> happening now on "action news," fog in some spots and a chilly start just a taste of cooler conditions to come. accuweather is tracking unseasonable cold. >> time is running out for septa. the union put off a decision to strike until tomorrow. >> a campaign is caught on camera. this local sign stealer is a politician's house. >> let's go over to david murphy and karen rogers has traffic. >> reporter: good morning, everybody we're off to a foggy start in spots and the rain is gone. we tns