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right now on nbc 10 news today, paying tribute to a fallen police officer. in less than an hour a north philadelphia church will hold a special service, remembering the life of officer robert wilson iii. we will preview today's tribute in a live report. breezy conditions this morning, as we take a live look outside over center city. we expect a mix of sun and clouds on this sunday. all things considered pretty quiet from what we're used to. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this sunday. meteorologist michelle grossman is tracking the dry conditions outside. and michelle in terms of the temperatures warming up we're getting there, slowly but
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surely. >> exactly. we'll take anything we can get. we'll be near 50 degrees later on this afternoon, so that's the good news. good morning rosemary. as we wake up this morning, we walk out the door we're walking out to temperatures much warmer than this time yesterday. a great day to get out maybe go skiing. a live look at the pocono mountains. right now we're looking at temperatures anywhere from 15 up to 30 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. 28 degrees warmer in millville. 17 degrees warmer than 24 hours ago in philadelphia. so right now, we're mainly looking at temperatures in the 20s to 30s. so not bad at all, compared to the teens we had yesterday. above freezing in most spots. 35 in philadelphia. 36 in washington township. 37 in kennett square. if you are walking out the door in shenandoah, you're walking out to 34 degrees. 28 in quackertown, 28 in coatesville, and 31 in doylestown. to the south and east temperatures mainly in the 30s and 40s. all is quiet on radar. that's the good news. we may see a flurry or two in the pocono mountains, and that's pretty much it for today. for today, by 11:00, 43 46 by 1:00, and 48 by 3:00.
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warm-up today, we'll melt some of that snow and a even bigger warm-up by wednesday. i'll have the details, straight ahead. today, a north philadelphia church will hold a special service to remember the life of philadelphia police officer, robert wilson. wilson was gunned down during an attempted robbery at this gamestop on thursday. investigators say he was there buying a gift for his son. the two suspects in the case brothers ramon williams and carlton hipps, are facing first-degree murder and attempted robbery charges. williams is behind bars. police say hipps was wounded in the shoot-out and remains in the hospital, still wearing officer wilson's handcuffs. nbc 10 ease jesse gary is live in north philadelphia with more on today's tribute to officer wilson. jesse? >> rosemary i just talked to father steven thorne who will give a special homily during this massive remembrance, which kicks off in about an hour. and it's going to start inside what the father calls the kingdom of north philadelphia.
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this church and the sanctuary therein. he says he calls it that because he believes god is here and is present and he hopes his words can hope heal this community. yesterday, nbc 10 was in the community, feeling this loss the most, west philadelphia. officer robert wilson lives there and nbc 10 was the first station to talk to his family and neighbors. his grandmother says wilson a west philadelphia high school graduate, was committed to his job and his two sons a 9-year-old and a 12-month-old and neighbors describe him as a caring and helpful person the consummate cop who cares about his community. father thorne says he though he didn't know wilson part of the church's mission is to serve the needs of the surrounding community. >> we remember people obviously, issues in the community and need for the community, every sunday. it so makes perfect sense that we would certainly lift him up his memory. also lifting up our police officers and his family. but also to speak against violence. a lot of young people from our
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school will be here today, so we want to remind them that violence is not the answer. >> reporter: today's remembrance is at st. martin de porres parish church on the corner of north 23rd street and lehigh avenue in north philadelphia. the mass begins at 10:00. also happening today, a peace rally near the murder scene, a few blocks from here over at 22nd and lehigh. this afternoon, minister from churches in the 22nd and 23rd districts will meet over at the 22nd and pray for the officers in that district who lost one of their own. coming up in the next 30 minutes, more from the priest who will give that special homily later this morning. live from north philadelphia jesse gary nbc 10 news. >> thank you, jesse. meantime gamestop has released a statement that says in part everyone in the gamestop family will always remember officer wilson for his sacrifice while defending our staff and customers. that gamestop location, north philadelphia arewhere the shooting happened, is closed until further notice. now to a developing story
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that we're following out of delaware. police discovered a man dead and a woman injured inside this minivan in newcastle on dupont highway. troopers arrived on the scene around 5:00 this morning, after the car ran into a ditch. state police say the woman went to the hospital. no word yet on her condition. police have been detouring traffic around this area while investigators finish their work. new from overnight, in cumberland county police are investigating a shooting that left one person hurt. nbc 10 was on this scene at second and grape streets in vineland, where a neighbor told us she heard gunshots around 11:30 last night. you can see that police blocked off the area while officers searched this sedan. police have not released the victim's condition. now to an update on a story that we first brought to you as breaking news yesterday morning. only nbc 10 has this surveillance video of a fight that witnesses say led to a police-involved shooting in philadelphia's old city neighborhood. we spoke with a woman who saw the fight at second and market streets.
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she says that somebody threatened her group of friends, then as the fight was breaking up, they all heard gunshots. that's when the woman's boyfriend jumped into this car, with his brother and a friend. we just got into an altercation and someone threatened to shoot us so once we hear gunshots we're leaving. we're running. >> according to police the car turned the wrong way on to chestnut street. investigators say the driver was approaching officers, so the officer started shooting at the car, which then crashed into a fence. the two officers are on administrative duty while internal affairs investigates. police say that the man behind the wheel will be charged with reckless driving. meanwhile, the person -- one person is in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, but police have not confirmed exactly who shot him. later today, the search will resume for a missing teen from delaware county. some 200 volunteers fanned out yesterday to look for 13-year-old cayman naib. his family says he left his house in newtown square on wednesday and never came home.
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searchers went door to door yesterday, asking people if they had seen anybody matching cayman's description. >> we're desperately hoping that he's just hiding somewhere. >> one can only hope obviously, but a lot of scenarios go through your mind. >> police say at this point there are no signs of foul play in cayman's disappearance. another 13-year-old from our area is missing. philadelphia police are looking for nysirah harris what was last seen at her home in kingsessing on wednesday night. we're told that she suffers from depression. she was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and a blue jean jacket before she disappeared. if you have any information as to her whereabouts, philadelphia police would like to hear fro you. this morning, a stunning revelation on this one-year anniversary of the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370. why the malaysian government now says it's unfortunately no
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surprise that searchers never found the plane.
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welcome back on this sunday morning. we are a lot warmer than this time yesterday. temperatures mainly in the 30s, as opposed to the teens and the single digits. let's take a look outdoors because we are looking at sunshine. we're looking at a mixture of sun and clouds. a live look from our adventure aquarium camera. that's what we'll see mainly today. temperatures in the 30s in some spots. 35 in philadelphia. 43 many wildwood. 40 in atlantic city. to the north and west we're mainly looking at the low 30s, some 20s, 26 in pottstown, 31 in allentown. it feels a little colder than that. it feels like 28 in philadelphia. so we're going to be mild later on this afternoon, near 50 degrees, but breezy as well. winds, not all that bad right now, right around 12 miles per hour in wildwood. as we go throughout the
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afternoon, we'll see them gusting near 29 miles per hour at times. we'll talk more about the weekend warm-up and a bigger warm-up midweek. we're talking about mid-50s. we'll talk about that straight ahead. as we mark the one-year inadvertence of the zpeerps disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370, there is new information on the crash. malaysia's government says that the battery of the plane's underwater locator beacon died more than a year before the plane vanished. according to the government, because of the non-working beacon, searchers had less of a chance, if any chance, of locating the aircraft. officials in the region say they are still hopeful, though that searchers may find the plane or the wreckage in the southern indian ocean. 239 people were onboard the plane when it disappeared en route from kuala lumpur to beijing. today, the family of the passengers and crew are hosting a remembrance ceremony at a mall in kuala lumpur. now to some new information in the murder of russian opposition leader boris nemtsov. russian authorities say a short time ago, five suspects arrived
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at a moscow court to be arraigned. nemtsov was a well-known critic of president vladimir putin. he was shot to death outside the kremlin last weekend. reports say that nemtsov was working on a report about russia's military involvement in ukraine when he was killed. the nigerian extremist group, bow cay haram, is now pledging its allegiance to isis. that pledge showed up on twitter yesterday. reports say it came from boko haram's leader. officials are blaming the militant group for several suicide bomb attacks yesterday that killed and wounded dozens of people in nigeria. analysts believe that the twitter pledge shows that boko haram is getting help from isis in putting out propaganda through social media. the time right now is 9:12. still ahead, we'll introduce you to this week's wednesday's child and meteorologist michelle grossman will be back with details on our warming trend. plus selma, 50 years later. here is a live look at the edmund pettus bridge in selma, where many will take part in more events today to commemorate
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this historic anniversary of bloody sunday.
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president obama says he learned only last week about hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail account for government business while she was secretary of state. the president told a tv interviewer yesterday that he's glad clinton wants those e-mails made public. clinton says she has turned over all relevant e-mails to the state department for review. the hillary clinton e-mail controversy is the top issue on nbc's "meet the press" this morning. it comes your way at 10:30, right here on nbc 10. today, more events will commemorate the 50th anniversary
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of bloody sunday. this is a live look at the edmund pettus bridge in selma, alabama. this afternoon civil rights veterans will lead a symbolic walk across the bridge where police attacked demonstrators in 1965. it was martin luther king jr. who led the march from selma to montgomery, alabama. yesterday, our country's first african-american president retraced his steps. president obama was joined by his family members of congress and those who were there 50 years ago. that march in 1965 is considered a turning point in the civil rights movement. months later president lyndon b. johnson signed the voting rights act, which outlaws discrimination against african-americans in voting. all right, now it's time to check in with this week's wednesday's child, who loves playing games and building leg goes, but he's still hoping to find a forever family who can help him fulfill all of his dreams. nbc 10's vai sikahema introduces
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us to marcel. >> reporter: marcel is a bright and friendly 12-year-old with a creative mind for building. either with legos or in the world of mine kraft. so we went to the play 2 room in south philly where he gave me some tips on how to play. >> myself is happy, go-lucky young man. he likes to play games and be active. >> reporter: he was a natural at the game and really helpful in explaining how to play. he has dreams of being a lego master builder in the future. >> he can put together just about anything. his mind gets to wondering and figuring out things and he will figure out how to put anything together. >> reporter: he is currently in 7th grade and does well in his special education classes. he's a smart young man who knows what he wants in a family. >> why is it important for you to have a family marcel. >> because family help you and they support you and they give you love and affection.
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>> reporter: the ideal family would provide structure and guidance. >> marcel would do excellent in an active family. a family that's outgoing that can pretty much keep up with him. because he's very active he likes to be on the go. >> tell me about the kind of things you'd do with your family? >> ride bikes and play with the dogs walk the dogs and play games together. like board games and minecraft. >> marcel is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you would like to make marcel's dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child sponsored by the dave thomas foundation, go to nbc10.com and search wednesday's child or you can call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. all right. well, we're looking at a pretty good day in terms of the weather. very quiet to start out the weekend. we're going to end it quiet as
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well. temperatures moderating compared to yesterday. friday, we only reached temperatures into the 20s. yesterday, around 41. and today, we're going to be close to 50 degrees, which is normal for this time of year. taking a look at weather headlines on this sunday morning, yeah we are going to be mild today, at least milder than we have been and milder than we have been in quite a while. tuesday, we're watching the chance for showers that will expand into the early part of wednesday. and wednesday afternoon, we're looking at temperatures hopping up into the mid- to upper 50s. so taking a look into philadelphia, 35 right now in philadelphia. winds out of the west-southwest at 9 miles per hour. it is 17 degrees warmer compared to this time yesterday. you're going to feel that when you step out this morning. temperatures mainly in the 20s and 30s, above freezing in mt. pocono, 34. 30 in reading, 35 in bensalem and temperatures along 40 on the shore points. 40 in atlantic city 42 in dover, delaware. taking a look outdoors in case you haven't peaked out yet. looking at a mixture of sun and clouds, and that's pretty much going to be the trend throughout the day. a very quiet day. the biggest story, probably
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would be the milder air today and also some breezy conditions later this morning, into the early afternoon hours. so right now, we're looking at mainly a west-southwest wind on the light side right now, but we'll see these picking up throughout the afternoon hours. winds at 14 miles an hour, mt. pocono, but gusting around 20 right now and we'll see that for everyone over the next couple of hours. by 1:00 you can see winds gusting near 22 miles per hour in philadelphia up to 23 in mt. pocono. 27-mile-per-hour wind gust in dover. so just keep that in mind as you're out and about. a little breezy a little cooler than the actual air temperature. probably feeling a bit like the mid-40s. all is quiet on radar, that's the good news a few more clouds to the north and west. we'll keep it quiet for the most part. we'll see a flurry or two in parts of the poconos. breezy and milder today. we'll see a mostly cloudy night. a few sprinkles to the north and west amounting to really nothing. we'll see some clouds start out your monday. then sunshine for monday afternoon, temperatures near 50 degrees, a really nice
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afternoon. we'll lose the winds as well. today, temperatures popping up near 50 degrees. to the north and west a little cooler than that. 40 in allentown, 45 in quackertown. doylestown, 44. northeast philadelphia 46. temperatures along the shore points right along 50 in cape may and i think we'll pop up to around 48 degrees in philadelphia, 46 in westchester. today, 48 degrees below what's average for this time of year. clouds and sunshine on monday 49. monday, tuesday we're looking at some clouds and late showers, 48 degrees. wednesday, a morning shower up to 55. that's going to feel pretty good. thursday, still right at 50 degrees. a breezy and beautiful day. then some shower chances for friday and also saturday. hey, did you remember to reset your clocks to daylight savings time? obviously, our cell phones do it for us but what about your clock on your stove or microwave? yep, you've got to do it. we move ahead one hour. we did at 2:00 this morning. experts say there are some benefits to the time switch. later daylight hours can help
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lower blood pressure and put you in a better mood. one psychologist says it can also help our bodies produce melatonin, which allows for a better night's sleep. so if you are feeling a little bit sluggish this morning after losing an hour of sleep, you may feel better just give it a little bit of time. people take to the streets this weekend to protest the death of an unarmed african-american man shot by police. this time it's in wisconsin. we'll hear what police are revealing about the officer involved, next.
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new this morning, the delaware naacp is calling for a special investigation into a shooting involving wilmington police. that's according to the news journal. marvin jones is a quadriplegic who has been on life-support since the shooting in january. originally wilmington police said that jones had shot at the officers. now they say he never actually pulled the trigger, but rather pointed a gun at the officers. >> who do we trust?! >> not the police! >> in madison, wisconsin, protests have erupted this weekend after the death of an unarmed african-american man shot by police. dozens of demonstrators gathered outside of the police department yesterday.
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authorities say 19-year-old tony robinson was shot in his apartment friday night. according to police officer matt kenny had forced his way into the apartment after hearing a disturbance while responding to a call. police say robinson then attacked the officer. >> i want to be very transparent. he was unarmed. >> that's in reference to the suspect in this case. now, the police chief has also revealed that officer kenny shot and killed a suspect in 2007 but was cleared of any wrongdoing in that case. kenny is now on administrative leave while the state division of criminal investigation looks into this shooting. tomorrow the boston marathon bombing trial will resume in massachusetts and more emotional testimony is expected. last week nearly 20 witnesses called by the prosecution took the stand. the jury heard two days of graphic testimony from victims, their family members, and first responders. the jury also saw new images of the attacks that killed three
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people and injured hundreds. lawyers for dzhokar tsarnaev say their client committed the crime but insist that his brother, tamerlan was the mastermind behind the crime. the time is 9:27. when we come back nbc 10's jesse gary is live in north philadelphia where a church community is getting ready to remember murder philadelphia police officer, robert wilson. >> it's a remembrance mass that takes place inside what is called the kingdom of north f. philadelphia. what can be said to help a community that's hurting heal? you'll get a preview, coming up. we'll continue to warm up and melt some of that snow out there. temperatures in the 30s, up to 50 later on this afternoon. a live look from our cape may camera. a warm-up today, a bigger warm-up on wednesday. we'll take a look at that, coming up.
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this morning, a community is coming together to remember a fallen philadelphia police officer. in just about a half an hour from now, there will be a special service to pay tribute to officer robert wilson. we will take you there in a live report. talking about the weather, not as cold as we've been used to. here's a live look over the ben franklin parkway and the
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philadelphia museum of art. still some snow on the ground, but that is melting. we are expecting a mix of sun and clouds today and temperatures will climb into the upper 40s. good morning. i'm rosemary connors. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. it's just after 9:30 on this sunday. let's get right to the forecast now with meteorologist michelle grossman. michelle, tell me we are finally getting out of this grip we're breaking free of this grip from old man winter. >> it feels like that right? it looks like a pattern change. we're looking at 50s, looking at 40s, we don't have any highs in the 30s. that's the good news. we had that big winter storm and hopefully that was the tipping point, we will say. here's a live look outside, a great day to get outside and ski, a live look at our camelback mountains and the pocono mountains. we're looking at temperatures in the 40s, near 50 later on this afternoon. big, big difference this morning compared to 24 hours ago. it is 28 degrees warmer in millville compared to just 24 hours ago and 17 degrees warmer in philadelphia compared to 24 hours ago. so there's light at the end of
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the tunnel here in terms of the temperatures. right now, we're still cold. we're looking at temperatures mainly in the 20s to 30s, but not looking at the teens or the single digits that we saw yesterday. right now, 38 degrees in washington township. 32 in chester springs. 33 in wrightstown, to the north and west. 31 in allentown. 25 in lancaster. and we like to see this right near 40 degrees, 44 in avalon 44 in woodbine 44 in dover. so radar, satellite, we are quiet this morning, very tranquil, and we'll take that over the past few weekends we've had. so for today, by 11:00, 43 by 1:00 p.m., 46 and up to 48 by 3:00. we'll track some mid-50s in your seven-day in a few minutes. >> thanks michelle. in less than half an hour from now special services will get underway at a church in philadelphia to honor the life of slain police officer, robert wilson. wilson was gunned during an attempted robbery at this gamestop in north philadelphia on thursday. investigators say that he was there buying a gift for his son
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when the two suspects came into the store. those men opened fire, wilson shot back, but he was hit and killed. ramon williams and carlton hipps are facing first-degree murder and attempted robbery charges. the two are brothers. williams is behind bars. police say hipps was wounded in the shoot-out and remains in the hospital still wearing officer wilson's handcuffs. nbc 10's jesse gary is live in north philadelphia with more on today's tribute to officer wilson. jesse? >> reporter: rosemary people are now starting to show up for this special mass here at st. martin de porres church. there's a small bus that's pulled up and starting to let people off. and new details about what's going to unfold here in about 30 minutes. the special mass will begin by a message of welcoming by nancy fitzgerald, the principal of the catholic church that's right next to the church. she's been here in north philadelphia for two decades. then father steven thorne will deliver his message of healing. that's going to start at around
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10:30 this morning. yesterday, nbc 10 was in the community that's feeling this loss the most that's the community of west philadelphia. officer robert wilson live there had and nbc 10 was the first station to talk to his family and neighbors. the grandma says wilson west philadelphia high school grad was committed to his job and his sons. neighbors describe him as caring and helpful. the consummate cop who cared about his community. father thorne says healing comes with the acceptance that there will never be an adequate answer to the question of "why did this have to happen?" >> we don't know why those things happen but we do know that we can't change that but we can change our behavior today. and that's part of my message today, to invite people, what can we do not just simply to pray -- it's important, but we have to have our collection to support the family but also we have to begin the change of discourse in our community. >> today's remembrance is at st. martin de porres church on the corner of north 24th street and
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lehigh avenue here in north philadelphia and begins in a little less than 30 minutes. also happening today, a peace rally near the murder scene over at 22nd and lehigh and this afternoon, ministers from churches in the 22nd and 39th district are going to meet over at the 22nd. they're going to pray for officers in that district who have lost one of their own. we'll have another update and pictures, live pictures from inside the church coming up in the next 30 minutes. live in north philadelphia jesse gary nbc 10 news. >> thank you, jesse. see you then. meantime gamestop has released a statement that says in part "everyone in the gamestop family will always remember officer wilson for his sacrifice while defending our staff and customers." by the way, that gamestop location where this shooting happened is closed until further notice. and to a developing story that we are following out of delaware. a man found dead and a woman found injured inside of a car in newcastle. nbc 10 was on the scene along dupont highway, where troopers
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arrived here around 5:00 this morning after the car ran into a ditch. the woman was taken to the hospital. no word yet on her condition. in the meantime, police are detouring traffic around this area while investigators finish their work. new from overnight, in vineland cumberland county one person was shot late last night at second and grape streets. when our crew got there, the police had an area taped off and their focus seemed to focus on this sedan. we spoke to one neighbor who told us that the area has seen an increase in violence. >> i live right here and a lot of this gun, you know, shooting one another has been going out here a lot in vineland. vineland never used to be like this. >> reporter: police have not released any information yet on the condition of the shooting victim. this morning, only nbc 10 has this surveillance video of a fight that witnesses say led to the police-involved shooting in philadelphia's old city neighborhood. we first told you about this yesterday morning. witnesses heard gunshots at the
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fight, as the fight at 2nd and market streets was breaking up. they say that three men jumped into a car to get away from the gunfire. according to police officers saw that car turn the wrong way ton chestnut street. investigators say that the driver began approaching the officers in the car, so the officers started shooting at the vehicle. it then crashed into a fence. the two officers are now on administrative duty while internal affairs investigates. police say the driver will be charged with reckless driving. one person is in the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg, but police still donate't know exactly who shot the man. now new from our jersey shore bureau police in atlantic county are trying to figure out how two people died. their bodies were found inside of a room at this best western at the black horse pike in pleasantville. initially, emergency workers tried to administer aid, but they were unable to revive them.
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a deadly crash in newark this morning. authorities say a car struck a person on i-95 south near churchmans road around 1:30. the pedestrian was killed. we're told driver did stop at the scene. police tell us they will release more details after they have completed their investigation. the time right now is 9:38. just ahead, a break from the worst that weather can give us. meteorologist michelle grossman will have the details on the warm-up trend, when we come back. plus all this white stuff cost a lot of green for one of the hardest hit areas of the country this winter. find out the huge price of handling so much snow, that's next.
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all right. welcome back on this sunday morning. we are starting a warming trend. we're going to be right near 50 degrees later on this afternoon. in case you haven't stepped out yet, we're looking at temperatures right the now in the 20s, the 30s, and looking at
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a mixture of sun and clouds. a nice start to the day. we'll see a mixture of sun and clouds throughout the afternoon as well. temperatures right the now, 35 in philadelphia. 34 in mt. pocono 25 degrees right now in lancaster. if you are in millville, you're looking at temperatures at right about 30 and 40s in wildwood dover, also atlantic city. winds, that will be a bit of a story later on this afternoon, winds gusting near 20 miles an hour. right now in mt. pocono but everyone will see the winds picking up later on this afternoon, into the afternoon hours. so by 11:00, the 29-mile-per-hour wind gust in philadelphia. just keep that in mind as you head out later on this afternoon. today, not as cold. we're going to see temperatures pretty close to normal. normal this time of year at 50 degrees. we'll talk more about today's forecast, and then we have some rain in your seven-day. we'll look at that straight ahead. we should really consider ourselves lucky. listen to this. the boston area has taken a huge financial hit from all the snow they've had this winter. an economic analysis firm
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estimates that new england lost roughly $1 billion in wages and profits alone. retailers and restaurants were among the hardest hit. a series of storms dumped more than 8 feet of snow in just this past month's time. very different story in alaska. the iditarod dogsled race is running into just the opposite problem this year -- lack of snow. yesterday, they hold opening ceremonies for the annual event. because of the unseasonably warm winter and the lack of snow in anchorage, the race has been moved 300 miles north. the race officially gets underway tomorrow. at 9:42 on this sunday here is a live look at the pocono mountains. plenty of snow up there in the poconos. lots of folks out and about today on the slopes take advantage of the fact that we've got some sun out. it's going to be a little bit warmer than we've been seeing over the past week. meteorologist michelle grossman will be back with the full first alert forecast in just a moment. plus the flyers are taking on the bruins.
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some of the democratic candidates for philadelphia mayor are talking about their plans to help the city's working families. mayoral candidates anthony williams jim kenny, nelson diaz and doug oliver attended a forum at a church in old city yesterday. they shared their views on jobs education, housing, community violence and democracy. revenue from traffic tickets issued by pennsylvania state police has increased by nearly 10% over the past year. this despite a significant drop in tickets issued during the seven-week police manhunt for accused cop killer eric frein. morning call reports that revenue from tickets issued by state police rose by $6.5 million in 2014. it's largely due to a major hike in the fine for one of the most common citations. failure to obey a traffic control device.
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it used to cost only 25 bucks. now it costs $150. and we're going to continue to melt that snow today, tomorrow, and really for most of the workweek. we're going to see temperatures in the 40s and 50s, and even some rain. so most of the snow will be out of here over the next couple of days. weather headlines on your sunday morning, milder today, it was milder yesterday than it was friday. and we're going to see 50s also in your seven-day. so tuesday showers, late tuesday, could see a morning shower on wednesday. and looking at pretty mild air on wednesday. into the mid-50s, another 50-degree day on thursday. right now, we're looking at temperatures rising. we start out at 26 on friday. actually we ended up at 26. we started our weekend warm-up yesterday up to 41 degrees. and today, forecasting a high of 48. and some spots may even hit 50 degrees, which is normal for this time of year. good day to go skiing. we're looking at temperatures not too bad to the north and west either. not too bad.
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not that bitterly cold air we had over the past couple of days. 35 right now in philadelphia. winds out of the south-southwest at 9 miles per hour. it is 17 degrees warmer right now than 24 hours ago. so we're seeing that all across the area. live outside right now, looking at partly cloudy skies and that will be the trend throughout the afternoon hours. temperatures mainly in the 30s and 20s across the area even some 40s. 34 right now in mt. pocono 26 in pottstown, 25 in lancaster. 38 degrees in wilmington even some 40s in the south southern new jersey parts of delaware 41 in dover and 40 in atlantic city, new jersey. so there's that wind direction out of the west-southwest. not too bad right now, but we're going to start to see these numbers picking up. it will be a breezy late morning into the early afternoon hours, where we could see winds gusting up to 29 miles per hour at times, by 1:00 still seeing winds gusting at 22 miles per hour, 27 miles per hour in dover. so you get the idea. it's going to be a milder afternoon, but a breezy afternoon. so you may feel a tinge cooler than it actually is. by 9:00 most of the winds have died down although in the
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poconos, you still may see some winds gusting. future weather as we go throughout time here the bigger weather headline today, milder air, also breezy but we're looking at pretty clear skies. a mixture of sun and clouds. tonight the clouds come in that will keep the temperatures up overnight, we may see a sprinkle or two to the north and west maybe a flurry in the poconos, but really very light and very scattered. and as we wake up on monday a few leftover clouds by monday afternoon, nice and sunny. temperatures near 50 degrees. we'll lose the wind. a pretty nice afternoon before some win comes in later on tuesday. today, temperatures not as cold as we have been. breezy 47 to 50. winds gusting from 20 to 25 miles per hour at times, depending where you are. seven-day forecast 48 today. monday, clouds giving way to sunshine 49 degrees. tuesday, we're going to have a mainly cloudy day, later, showers, so bring the umbrella 48. 55 on wednesday, after that morning showers. thursday, we're going to stay put in the 50s, breezy looks to be a nice day that day. then afraid mostly cloudy
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skies, chance for showers, temperatures in the mid-40s, 49 on saturday and may see another shot for some showers. good morning to you. i'm danny pommells from comcast sports net. the flyers played their biggest game of the season yesterday. they were up in beantown, taking on the bruins, the team they're chasing for a playoff spot. flyers came in four points behind boston. third period, 2-1 flyers, brad, right place, right time. the redirection in front ties the game with less than 15 seconds left. but look at this opportunity for the orange and black. jake with open ice, but no. just over a minute remaining, marchant, the nice move and backhand pass. that's it, bruins win. flyers five points behind in the chase nor the second wild card. >> we were 15 seconds away from pulling it out. they found a way to win and we found a way to lose it. >> it hurts, but crushing? i don't know about that.
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we've got to go play jersey tomorrow, so i'm done with this game. >> yesterday, the flyers at the prudential center, taking on the new jersey devils. sixers playing the second game of their five-game home stand, hosting the hawks, who rested the majority of their starting lineup. third quarter, newell takes it to the ten. nice lefty finish. career high 17 boards, puts them up 4. sixers knock off the top team in the east, 92-84. how about the college hardwood. nova hosting st. john. the wildcats down 10 early, but they woke up. josh puts the wildcats up four. second half, all nova. undaunted, dunk and one. nova outscores st. johns and wins a school record 29th regular season game, 105-68. well, a lot of reports yesterday that jerome allen will be let go at the end of the season, but penn handled their
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business, knocking off cornell. howard had 11 points and woods 11 assists. as for allen, he would not address the elephant in the room. >> my attempt to be like marchon lynch, i'm just here so i won't get fined. and if you can read between the lines, you'll probably save your breath. >> well, there it is. dr. john hosting dayton. second half, it's baby hardin, jordan price, catch and shoot. he had 21. florida's up five. final minutes, look at rice. get out of the way! the big fella, 11 points. lasalle went 55-53. finishes the regular season 15 and 15. north broad street. temple hosting uconn. jaylon bond, get out of the way! nice dunk and finish. down 5 at the break. at the half, owls up three. jesse morgan, the transfer from u mass, he's been big. temple wins 75-63, finishes the regular season 22-9.
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st. joe's at rhode island. deandre to james demerit for three. hawks cut the ram's lead to 3. uri led by brutta. steals and takes it all the way for the dukes. he had 18. st. joe's loses 78-68 to finish the season 13-17. hats off to the princeton women, who remain undefeated, beating columbia 63-44. the 29-0 tigers clinch the ivy league crown and wrap up the season against penn tuesday. phils hosting the blue jays. david buchanan pitching, john hamilton leaving the hard knocks life. gone to left field. buchanan, one run in two innings. first time we've seen jonathan this season. easy breezy for him. toronto wins 4-2. the philadelphia union season opener at chester at ppl park, hosting the colorado rapids.
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wasn't cold or anything. the 44th minute, a good bounce leads for a good chance for the union to bash, but no, he is turned away. the save is made. this one ends in a nil-nil draw. that's your look at sports. i'm danny pommells from comcast sports net. ♪ ♪
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at 9:55 on this sunday morning, temperatures right now are in the mid-30s. they will warm into the upper 40s. we're starting to feel a little bit like spring. here's a live look at citizen's bank park in south philly. the phillies will be here for the home opener in just about a month, on monday april 6th, they'll take on the red sox. today, some families will
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welcome home delaware national guard troops while others will say good-bye to their relatives. this is video from a previous homecoming. today in newcastle, seven troops will leave for africa to support operation enduring freedom. at the same time, 20 national guard members will return from a six-month deployment to southwest asia. all right, one more opportunity left to get a taste of spring at the philadelphia flower show. today is the last day of the show at the pennsylvania convention center in center city. the theme this year celebrating the movies. there are also some new exhibits featuring exotic flowers. comic book fans certainly had some fun this weekend in camden. rutgers camden hosted the city's second comic-con yesterday. quite a few people dressed up for the event. i mean why not? there were guest creators artists, and panel discussions along with nearly 100 vendors. nbc 10's keith jones showed off his moves at the annual american red cross red ball. he emceed the annual event at the please touch museum last night. money raised at last night's
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ball supports the red cross house. that's where families can find a safe place to live get food and counseling and more after a disaster. the time right now is 9:57. nbc 10 news today continues in just a moment with another half hour of news. nbc 10's jesse gary is live for us this morning in north philadelphia where in just a few minutes, a community will hold a service to remember murdered philadelphia police officer, robert wilson. jesse? >> reporter: rosemary, the bells are ringing right now, if you can hear. this remembrance mass begins at 10:00. we'll take you inside right after the break. all right. and we're going to continue that weekend warm-up. temperatures already into the 30s. some spots into the mid-40s already. we'll end up in the upper 40s later on this afternoon. a live look outside. we're still seeing that snow on the ground but it should because of here. we'll melt that snow this week. we'll talk about the even bigger warm-up, coming up.
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remembering a fallen hero. a special service this morning to honor the philadelphia police officer who was gunned down while he was buying a gift for his son. it is the warm-up we have all been waiting for. here's a live look at the center city skyline. a mix of sun and clouds today, mostly sun right now in philadelphia, and temperatures will be climbing into the upper 40s. good morning, welcome back to nbc 10 news today. let's get to that forecast with meteorologist michelle grossman. i know everyone is hoping that the weather this week will melt that snow. >> and it definitely will yeah. we started that warm-up yesterday. we'll continue it today and get even warmer during the workweek. no 30s as daytime highs in your seven-day. so that's a great news.

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