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weather now with first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. brittney we were seeing in some of the camera shots over the city that we have a bit of fog to deal with this morning. >> foggy conditions and freezing drizzle as we head into the next hour. there's a winter weather advisory in effect for most of south jersey, stretching along the shore. be careful driving at least for the next few hours. the temperatures are below freezing for the most part. any leftover moisture could cause icy spots on your sidewalks, driveways and parking lots. there's a live look outside. you can see the foggy conditions and there's still a threat for freezing rain with a winter weather advisory in effect at least until 7:00 a.m. 32 in philadelphia 30 in pottstown, 32 in atlantic city and freezing in dover. as we head into the rest of today, temperatures push close to 50 degrees but cold air is back in your seven-day forecast. we drop down to 42 on sunday into the 30s as you head back to work on monday. i'll go over all the details in
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my seven-day forecast. for now, nbc 10's jesse gary is live along boat house row. you are seeing many streets and sidewalks still covered in snow, right? >> snow and ice. don't forget the ice. very slick on these untreated surfaces. as you head out, bear that in mind. we have road closures on kelly drive, starting right about now, a half mile north on boat house row. it will be reduced to one lane in the southbound direction because they are doing maintenance work. bear that in mean as you head out this morning. another thing you want to watch out for as you head out this morning, salt trucks. take a look at our video. salting action on 95 around cottman avenue this morning. that's because all of the slush left over from yesterday's snow. the cold temperatures brittney was telling you about, that started to freeze over. you have icy slush and they're salting the roadways trying to take care of that.
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the snow on the last day of winter as we moved into spring yesterday evening. the snow just kept coming and kept coming and that's what's causing all of this ice today. so bear that in mind. as we come back live one more thing to mention. i talked about the road closures on this side of the river. on the open site side mlk is also closed at least right now. we're making calls to phone out why. we're not sure if that's the seasonal closing down on the weekends for bike riders or something else is going on. bear in mind mlk is also closed as well as kelly drive being restricted to one lane starting right now for the next 12 hours as they do main tentenance. live at boat house row, jesse gary, nbc 10 news. breaking news out of brooklyn. that's where authorities say seven children believed to be from the same family died in an early morning house fire. two other people were critically hurt. the kids range in age from 5 to
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15 years old. the fire marshal's office is investigating what caused the blaze. this morning, new jersey police will continue their investigation into this crash on the atlantic city expressway. two people were killed when their jeep liberty lost control and slammed into a car on a shoulder the jeep also struck a man who was standing just outside of the car. he's in stable condition right now. at the time of the accident police said people were driving too fast in the snowy conditions. today, we are learning more about the two victims killed in a bucks county crash involving a possible drunk driver. the deadly accident happened thursday night in lower southampton township. we now know one victim was charlie richelle seen here. he was riding in a car with sharon vince, the other victim. they were returning from an event at their church. sharon vince was an interior
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designer. nbc 10's george spencer spoke with a friend. >> anguish. >> you were that close to her? >> yes. to get hit by a drunk driver is just a big loss for her family and myself. >> a woman driving an suv slammed into the car carrying the two victims. we've learned the driver may have had an open container of alcohol inside the car. as of now, no charges have been filed. two young boys were taken to children's hospital of philadelphia when the car they were riding in was struck by a bullet. the boys were injured by broken glass. they were not hit by the gunfire. this happened at spruce and south 52nd streets in philadelphia's cobbs creek neighborhood. police say the gunman is now in custody. police have identified the mother found murdered inside of
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a boarding home. the victim is geneva owens. she was found shot inside of a house on spruce street in west philadelphia early yesterday morning. police say her body was discovered underneath of a burned mattress. police are asking anybody with any information to give them a call. today, a gun violence prevention group plans to rally outside of a delaware county gun shop. the interfaith group will hold a demonstration at miller's gun shop in linwood. their mission, to bring attention to guns on the street. they are urging shops to stop selling to straw buyers. straw buyers purchase guns for anybody who cannot legally buy a gun on their own. some store owners are angry after learning that a major intersection will be shut down for several weeks because of road repairs. it will steer customers away from their businesses, they say.
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the renovation project is affecting marn highway at creek road in hainesport burlington county. owners worry the work will cripple their sales at the start of spring. >> sabotaging our business pretty much for four weeks straight. >> people cannot access hainesport highway businesses on the mt. laurel side with this bridge being out. >> subcontractors for conrail gave business owners a week's notice that the intersection will be closed beginning monday until april 13th. it's a dividing line between hainesport and mt. laurel and will create a five-mile detour. customer loyalty will only go so far, store owners say. signs are posted alettering drivers with the intersection all first responders are being notified of the detour options. they'll also post detours across social media. this morning, in other news
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a sleepout event to raise aware awareness for child homelessness just wrapped up a few moments ago. vince lattanzio was among the hundreds of young professionals who spent the night sleeping on the street. the sleepout took place in five cities across the country. here in philadelphia participants slept outside of the covenant house in germantown. the city's only kid's homeless shelter. almost 40% of the u.s. homeless population, by the way, is under the age of 18. today it's the round of 32 in the ncaa tournament and the villanova wildcats are looking for another win after cruising in their first round game against lafayette. nova takes on eighth seed nc state tonight. keith jones continues his reports on the villanova wildcats live from pittsburgh later on this morning. we'll check in with him during our 9:00 hour. we are learning more about the chaos that erupted at a new orleans airport after a man attacked tsa agents armed with a
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machete and wasp spray. plus, bleach-laced beverages. a preteen is behind bars accused of trying to poison her mother. the reason why the girl decided to take such action. dave: the effect that standardized testing is having on our students is already coming through, it's already showing, and they haven't even taken the test yet. my first-grader came home the other day and cried, because he couldn't - he didn't feel like going to karate practice.
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after he was done with his work, he said, "mom, i'm just tired," and started to cry. in first grade. what are we doing? what are we doing to our kids?
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. i'm first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. as we head into the rest of the morning, we have the possibility of freezing drizzle especially for south jersey. a winter weather advisory is in effect until 7:00 a.m., another 50 minutes. current temperatures 26 in the poconos, 30 in allentown, 32 in philadelphia. for most of our area, we're at freezing or below freezing. any leftover moisture from yesterday's storm could result in icy spots. be careful walking this morning on your sidewalks, when you're parking your car and walking through parking lots. the feels-like temperatures is
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down to 25 for philadelphia with light wind speeds right now. feels like 26 in wilmington. we're checking out foggy conditions in reading and atlantic city. visibility has been reduced to about three miles. today we are going to see our temperatures pushing into the 50s or close to it for most of our locations. by 10:00 a.m. 36 degrees, by 1:00 p.m. 45. by 4:00 p.m. 50 degrees and mild. enjoy it now. we have colder air on the way. i'll let you know what to expect in my seven-day forecast. all right. people out west are dealing with a drought that's continuing to raise red flags about the water supply. california lawmakers are working on a relief plan. they say the state needs 11 trillion gallons of water to recover. scientists warn if action is not taken quickly to conserve waters in reservoirs there's only about i ayear's worth of water left. this is the fourth consecutive year of drought in california. was it murder or suicide? a mississippi man was found
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hanging from a tree leaving this community in shock. it could be days before investigators have an answer. plus it's being called a potential silver bullet in the fight against alzheimer's disease. more on the new drug researchers say could help some patients.
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commute computer system. in new orleans, authorities say a man attacked tsa agents at the international airport before he was shot several times. according to government officials, richard white sprayed two agents with wasp killer and then swung a machete at him. a police officer shot him three times. he's in surgery. a tsa agent was also struck in the arm by a bullet. investigators are trying to figure out exactly why white, the suspect, was at the airport in the first place. now to news in canada where one person was killed in a late-shooting at an apartment complex in ontario. three others were injured, including two police officers who were responding to the apartment for an emergency call. one officer was shot the other stabbed. police are still investigating exactly what happened but they say they are not looking for any suspects on the loose. according to the fbi, it will be days before autopsy results are complete on an african-american man who was found hanging from a tree in mississippi.
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30 federal, state and local kn q%q=im now know the man otis byrd had served time in a prison for killing a woman during a robbery but he was paroled in 2006. his family reported him missing more than two weeks ago. it's a mystery that some say reminds them of an ugly past in the south. >> we don't do stuff like this, not these days. >> if the evidence said he was lynched, we'll seek that person out and try to get a conviction on them. >> the fbi says preliminary information about the cause of death could become available sometime next week. let's head now to colorado where a 12-year-old girl is accused of trying to poison her mother for taking her iphone away. police say the girl poured bleach into her mother's drinks two separate times. according to police, after the mom confronted her daughter they went to the hospital. the mother checked out okay.
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police arrested the girl yesterday on attempted murder charges. in california a new lawsuit claims dozens of brands of inexpensive wine contain high levels of arsenic. four residents say the wineries have failed to warn consumers about the potential danger. arsenic can cause illness or even death in larger amounts. some of the brands named in frenzia, sutter home, cupcake and barringer. they say the report is false and misleading and all wines sole in the u.s. are safe. promising news about a new drug that may slow down memory loss in alzheimer's. they found patients who received the highest dosage had slowest buildup of brain-clogging plaque linked to alzheimer's. the patients also performed better on memory tests. the drug will now be used in larger trials.
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it could still be several years from hitting the pharmacies. from our trenton bureau marijuana supporters plan to come together for a legalization rally today. the spring smokeout rally will begin at 2:00 this afternoon with a march from the new jersey transit river line station to the statehouse. once there, demonstrators plan to light up and smoke marijuana. a state senator from north jersey is expected to introduce a bill on monday that calls for legalizing and taxing marijuana for recreational purposes in new jersey. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> good saturday morning to you as we head into the rest of the afternoon, improving conditions with the temperatures pushing into the 50s but first we have to get through the threat of freezing drizzle closer to south jersey and that's going to stay in effect until 7:00 a.m. cold again, our temperatures start to drop down as soon as tomorrow heading into monday but for philadelphia right now, we're at freezing with mostly
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cloudy skies, humidity at 85%. feels-like temperature at 25. across the region 30 degrees in reading, mostly cloudy skies in atlantic city with temperatures at 32 degrees as well. across the rest of the region, the poconos 26 30 degrees in mt. holly, 33 in dover and our satellite radar shot shows a few lingering showers, even snow showers near atlantic city and also the possibility in this area highlighted in purple for freezing drizzle. you want to be careful for at least another 40 minutes. that winter weather advisory is staying in effect until 7:00 a.m. elsewhere with most of our temperatures right below freezing, be careful of icy spots with the leftover moisture that had a chance to refreeze overnight. as we push into the late morning hours, the temperatures warm into the high 30s. then by our launch hour, into the 40s and eventually heading into afternoon we'll push into the low 50s for most of our region. it will be a nice day, a nice day to recover from the snow
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yesterday with temperatures in the 30s. we could see see a few scattered rain showers in mt. pocono and into the allentown region in the early evening hours. temperaturewise, 54 is our average for this time of year. today we'll warm to 50 degrees. sunday, the cold already starts down to 42 as we head into monday we're down into the 30s. but let's focus on today. our temperatures will range between 46 and 50 degrees, a little bit of fog in the morning, milder conditions and then your seven-day forecast shows a cooling trend, breezy and cold heading into tomorrow. 39 degrees on monday. 45 heading into next week. it will start to feel like spring starting wednesday. we warm back to the average which is 54 degrees and into the 60s on thursday. calls are growing for action after a penn state fraternity is accused of posting photos of nude women online. what these protesters want the university to do now. >> can insist on a different ending to your story.
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the price of shame, monica lewinsky opens up about her affair with former president bill clinton. more on the message she's sharing with others.
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kdr should be exposed. >> more than 100 penn state students are calling for action. kappa delta rho is accused of posting nude photos of women on a private facebook page. some of the women were apparently asleep or passed out. >> we demand that all responsible parties, those who are found to have participated both actively and passively, in exploiting and endangering our fellow penn staters be expelled from the university. >> the fraternity's national organization has already suspended this chapter in state college. a new law could come out of this scandal at penn state. two pennsylvania lawmakers are proposing a bill that would expand the state's revenge porn law. they would add penalties for people who publish unauthorized pictures of strangers. the current law only applies
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when the person has a relationship with the person who publishes the photos. after years of silence, monica lewinsky is talking about her affair with president bill clinton and how it relates to present huff present-day issues. >> anyone suffering from shame and public humiliation needs to know one thing, you can survive "trá. >> lewinsky offered that advice thursday during a global ideas conference in vancouver, canada. the former white house intern tackled the topic of public humiliation, 17 years after the sex scandal involving her and the 42nd president. lewinsky told the crowd these days she's turning the page. >> i know it's hard. it may not be painless quick or easy, but you can insist on a different ending to your story. >> lewinsky said she made the mistake of falling in love with her boss at the age of 22. now at 41 she said her goal is to stop cyber bullying which she
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calls a culture of humiliation. the time right now is 6:25. the calendar says spring but it doesn't look like it this morning. nbc 10's jesse gary is live along boat house row, still in his winter weather gear. hey, jesse. >> not only doesn't it look like it, it doesn't feel like it. cold and icy outside. that's giving people a little bit of angst and a little animosity towards old man winter. we'll talk about all of that coming up after the break. >> we don't want people to have animosity. as we head into the rest of the weekend, warmer temperatures close to 50 degrees today. but first we're still dealing with the threat of freezing drizzle throughout parts of our area. i'll go over the details on what you need to know for your weekend. that's coming up in my first alert full forecast.
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freezing temperatures overnight are causing some icy spots on the roads and the sidewalks. if you are searching for signs of spring this morning, you'll have to wait until later on today. here's a live look down the shore at cape may. we will warm up and see some sun today but not before temperatures take a dip tomorrow. good morning, welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. it's just before 6:30 on this saturday. meteorologist meteorologist brittney shipp is tracking the weather today. >> the temperatures will push closer to 50 degrees, a big difference than what we saw yesterday with the snowfall. if we take a closer look outside, we're dealing with foggy conditions. freezing drizzle is also a possibility. a closer look at the winter
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weather advisory staying in effect until 7:00 a.m. another 30 minutes. our current temperatures outside, 30 in allentown, 26 in mt. pocono 32 in dover and 34 in weill wood. the feels-like temperature down to 25 in atlantic city 28 in wildwood feeling like 26 in philadelphia. foggy conditions in atlantic city visibility is down to two miles. heading into the rest of today, we are going to see mild conditions. it's going to take a while before we get there. expect by 4:00 p.m. for temperatures to be close to 50 degrees. nbc 10's jesse gary is live along boat house row if fairmont park. it doesn't feel or look like the first day of spring. >> that's exactly right. i wonder why it can never warm up quickly. seems like the temperature plunges quickly but never goes up to the 50, 60 degrees quickly. if it did, it would melt the residual ice from yesterday.
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this was slush yesterday, now it's frozen over. you can hear the crackling of the ice as i walk over it. be careful today. lots of snow yesterday, the last full day of winter and spring began about 12 hours ago, although as brittney says it doesn't feel or look like it. i ran into jerry logeen in north philadelphia as he was digging out his mini van. he says you know it's definitely is not spring. he doesn't care what the calendar says. >> this is still winter. you know? anytime we get this much snow it's winter. >> reporter: that's right. it still feels like old man winter has an icy grip on us right now. partial road closures on kelly drive, about a half mile north of where we're standing on boat house row, one lane for the next 11 1/2 hours as crews do maintenance work. bear that in mind as you head out. they're doing maintenance work on kelly drive. it will narrow to one lane.
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other than that no problems on the roads. watch out for the slick spots as
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new jersey officer pedro abad. he was behind the wheel going the wrong way when he crashed into a tractor-trailer on a new york highway. abad's fellow officer was killed in the crash along with another passenger. abad and a third police officer are in critical condition. they were all off duty at the time. according to authorities, the men had been out at a club the night before the crash. a post from last weekend on officer abad's instagram account shows abad as a member of the honor guard for the funeral procession of slain philadelphia police officer robert wilson. new from overnight, two young boys were taken to children's hospital when the car they were riding in was struck by a bullet. the boys were injured by broken glass. they suffer only minor injuries, thank goodness they were not hit by the gunfire. this happened at spruce and 52nd street. the gunman is now in custody.
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nbc 10 learned from police that a 15-year-old confessed to his role in the murder of a philadelphia man who was walking his dog. police say hamilton fired the shot that killed james spillman in overbrook last week. according to investigators it happened during a botched robbery attempt which involved hamilton and several other teens. >> how much money can you possibly have walking your dog? anybody who has a dog knows -- mostly you have your keys with you. i mean you're walking your dog. so what are you going to get from sometxi ested in connection with the murder. a 14-year-old who has not been identified is charged with lesser crimes in the case. we have more details about a teenager found strangled in philadelphia's kensington section. her name is margaret molina. the 18-year-old was a stauntudent
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at olney high school. police have questioned several people in this case but there are no confirmed arrests. former philadelphia state senator vince fumo wants a judge to end his supervised probation two years early. fumo filed a petition yesterday for his release. he's only served one year of his three-year term. his lawyer says fumo will soon turn 72 and is dealing with health issues including heart problems and prostate cancer. back in 2009 a jury convicted fumo of defrauding the state senate and two charities out of millions of dollars. a war of words is going on between two candidates in the race for philadelphia's district 7 council seat. manny morales spoke out yesterday about what his campaign manager called a facebook fiasco. morales tells us he wants to concentrate on his campaign and the voters and he is not quitting the race. here's where the controversy comes in. his opponent, incumbent
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councilwoman maria quinones sanchez showed us racist sexist and homophobic comments on morales' facebook page. morales says he never posted those comments and that his page was hacked or the comments photo shopped. quinones sanchez responded to the investigation that morales' campaign said they are now conducting into what happened with the facebook post. she says we almost further investigation into manny morales' social media postings because it will further illustrate that manny morales is not only a bigot, he is also a liar. now to news from our south jersey bureau the old dupont-owned plan in the gloucester county will become a new river port. it's an 1,800-acre property. it was once a nitroglycerin factory and chemical plant. it's been closed now for more than a decade.
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the fortress investment group plans to purchase the site and turn it into a new port. this is expected to bring nora?.l jobs and economic opportunity to the area. >> there's an area of growth in ports. we want to be part of that growth. that's where the good paying middle-class jobs are. >> no word on how much the site is selling for or how long it will take to complete the project. today the villanova wildcats will take the court in the round of 32 in the ncaa tournament. nova will square off against the eighth seed nc state. tip-off is just after 7:00 tonight. nbc 10's keith jones continues his reports on the villanova wildcats live from pittsburgh later on this morning. i should mention, just to be totally clear on this keith is a wildcats fan. he did go to villanova. i'm sure he's happy to have this assignment. we'll check in with him coming up in our 9:00 hour. he is governor tom wolf's
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pick to head the pennsylvania state police but a sign scandal of sorts has some lawmakers for the nomination to be withdrawn. we'll tell you what the governor has to say about it, next.
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now, your nbc 10 first alert weather. a closer look at our satellite radar shot shows that we're seeing a few scattered snow showers moving into parts of burlington county. we have a winter weather advisory that will stay in effect until 7:00 a.m. another 20 minutes or so. that's due to the possibility of freezing drizzle. one thing that will help out in those areas, at least in wildwood temperatures are above freezing but that's really the only exception. everywhere else we're at freezing.
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we could see icy spots with leftover moisture from yesterday's storm. be careful, especially in northeast philly where we're 31, below freezing in allentown. it feels like winter so when you step outside it's going to look like winter throughout this morning. we'll get a chance to melt some of the snow as our temperatures push into the 50s today. our visibility is down to three miles in reading, down to two miles in atlantic city. your forecast on this saturday as we kick off the weekend is actually a nice one. we'll see temperatures pushing into the mid-30s by 10:00 a.m. by 1:00 p.m., 45 degrees. by 4:00 p.m. 50 degrees and mild. i'm tracking colder air. i'll go over the details in my seven-day forecast. seals are showing up in large numbers down the shore in just over a week people have reported seeing at least 40 harbor and grey seals. sightings are common in march but not this many in such a short time.
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brigantine's marine mammal stranding center blames a cold winter. the seals were stuck in the back bay. but now that the ice is melting, they're coming out. most of the seals are healthy. the center says if you see a seal on the beach, keep your distance but take a fot and toe send it with your information so the experts can check it out. mystery solved at the jersey shore. a washed up camera full of family vacation videos will soon be back in the hands of the owners. it was a record night for 76ers rookie nerlens noel. we'll show you what he did that was so special. that's next in sports.
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this is nbc 10 news. pennsylvania governor tom wolf is standing firm on his controversial pick for pennsylvania's top cop, this despite several republican lawmakers calling on the governor to withdraw his nominee. colonel marcus brown was head of the maryland state police before becoming wolf's choice to head the pennsylvania state police. brown apologized for taking down two roadside signs that criticized him. his actions sparked a misdemeanor theft investigation. yesterday, governor wolf addressed the controversy. >> he acknowledges that he made a mistake. he was acting as a father and was upset with what he saw that his children were seeing and he has apologized for it. seems to me he's done the right thing. >> brown says the signs were put up in front of his churn's bus stop and as a father he didn't want his kids to see them. this weekend, if you live in
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burlington county you may hear loud noises around joint base mcgwire-dix-lakehurst. base officials say when the weather is overcast like it's been the past 24 hours, the noise can travel even farther. keep that in mine. from our jersey shore bureau, an nbc 10 viewer helped solve the kafs a mysterious video camera that washed up on the beach. after nbc 10 aired video clips from that camera somebody recognized the family and called them to let them know their go pro camera had been found. it washed up along a cape may beach in august. the owner called it a gift because now she has her families memories back. >> you've given me a priceless gift, you've given me refound trust in people something i can pass on to my children. tk"t police are now mailing the go
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pro camera back to the family. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> good morning. as we head into the rest of today, temperatures will be much warmer and milder than what we saw yesterday. still dealing with the threat of freezing drizzle for at least another 15 minutes. cold temperatures settle in for us once again, heading into sunday and into stop. there's a live look outside. hopefully you're taking your time as you head out the door. we do have temperatures at freezing, right in philadelphia or just below freezing. you could have icy spots from some of the leftover moisture from yesterday's storm. wind speeds across much of the region, 30 degrees in reading 32 in atlantic city and temperatures expected to push close to our average for this time of year which is 54 degrees. 26 in mt. pocono 30 degrees in reading and pottstown. 29 in chester springs, if you're waking up with us in wilmington. 2 degrees.
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39 in trenton. 33 in avalon and 35 in lewis. satellite radar shots show a few lingering snow showers in burlington county, atlantic county and cape may. freezing drizzle is possible in all the areas highlighted in blue. we're keeping a close eye on the temperatures. the threat goes down once our temperatures get well above freezing. by 9:00 a.m. we're in the mid-30s for philadelphia and again, until that happens, watch out for icy spots from yesterday's your sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and then as we head into the rest of the afternoon, you won't have to worry as much. temperatures will head into the 50s for today. we're also tracking the possibility of a few scattered showers, mannly confined to the lehigh valley and into the poconos, heading into the early afternoon hours. 54 degrees is our average for this time of year. as we head into today, 50 degrees will be your high. as we push into tomorrow temperatures will drop back down
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into the low 40s. it will feel like winter again sunday and into monday. for today, the temperatures range between 46 and 50 degrees. morning fog, mild conditions. seven-day forecast shows we drop down into the low 40s. tomorrow down to the 30s on monday and then we start to recover. temperatures feeling more spring-like by wednesday. >> i'm looking forward to that 62 on thursday. thank you, brittney. a few minutes before the start of the "today" show. we check in with erica hill and craig melvin to let us know what they're working on in new york. good morning guys. >> hey, rosemary good morning. we'll have the latest on the terrifying scene at the airport in new orleans. a man shot by police after running through a mettle detector and attacking tsa agents with bug spray and a machete. also ahead on this saturday morning, the first day of spring snowstorm here in the northeast. plus a new roften reports this morning with a warning for parents.
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why those childproof caps on your prescription medications may be anything but. we'll take a ride this morning, rosemary, we'll fly high with the air force and one and only thunderbirds. we'll be giving you a firsthand look at how it is they pull off those incredible death defying stunts. >> all that and much more when we see you, right here on "today." >> pretty sweet. we'll see you in just a little bit at 7:00. >> thanks rosemary. 76ers great allen iverson says he wants to be back with the team not on the basketball court. he's talking about broadcasting. the retired star stopped by the sixers broadcast booth during wednesday's win over the pistons. a.i. said he wants to work in the team's front office as a talent manager. he says he's the perfect person to evaluate talent and toughness in new players. what a sixers game last night. the best game of nerlens noel's rookie season.
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he becomes the youngest player in nba history with 2 points, 13 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks in a game. wow, what a dunk. nerlens stole the show and the ball right here. then he's going to run down the floor. look how quickly he gets down there. finishes. 03 points, 13 rebounds, 5 steals and 3 blocks. the last rookie to have those stats, shaq, 26 years ago. sixers win, 97-81. nerlens is getting more confident and comfortable. >> it's coming along with my confidence and continuing to wanting to be assertive on this team and be the go-to guy. continuing, just progressing, dominating any way possible. villanova is in pittsburgh getting ready for their second game of the ncaa tournament against nc state tonight at 7:00. if nova wins they'll be in the sweet 16 for the first time in six years.
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how sweet was their first game the win over lafayette by 41 points? the most lopsided game in the tournament so far. the cats have 33 wins this season, most in big five history. neil hartmann asked jay wright if this team is the best this city has ever seen. >> there's been a lot of great teams in philadelphia, man. i don't know if the number of wins determines whether you're the best team or not. you have to see how you do in this tournament. at the end of this tournament, you can have a final evaluation of this team. >> we will see. phillies don brown had an mri on his achilles. they say it's tendinitis. could miss some days, maybe a week. top prospect mike calfranco was sent down to the minors. he says he's disappointed. phillies and pirates. he hits his second homer in as many days. here's a two-run shot off vance wehrli. mason was pulled on thursday
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night. their relationship is fine, the flyers play the oilers tonight, coverage starts at 9:30. that's on comcast sports net.ç the union postponed last night's match against fc dallas at ppl park. you can see why. they'll take the pitch today at 4:00. 51 degrees today instead of snow. enjoy your spring. i'm john clark. lbums. thank you cable, because if we never had you we wouldn't know the incredible difference verizon fios makes. in customer satisfaction studies, fios is rated #1 in internet speed and reliability - 8 years running. plus, fios has the fastest wi-fi available from any provider. period. see the difference for yourself. get a fios triple play online at an amazing price, guaranteed for two full years! plus, get a $300 bonus with a two-year agreement. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800.974.6006 tty/v
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this is nbc 10 news. today, the pride of the taney dragons, mo'ne davis has a book signing in philadelphia. the local superstar will be at the barnes & noble in center city this afternoon at 2:00. she'll be signing her new children's book called "mo'ne davis, remember my name." it's a memoir of her success on and off the pitcher's mound. the 13-year-old is the first girl to throw a shutout in the little league world series. a lot of people at this point probably know about mo'ne, she's actually going to play basketball in college when she gets there. >> it's such a great ?6-(story. i'm sure she'll have a great turnover for her book release. let's take a look outside. nice conditions for that event, temperatures pushing into the 50s today. here's a look at the pocono mountains.
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today we'll see a high of 50 degrees, a little bit of fog this morning and our winter weather advisory should expire in the next few minutes here. that's mainly confined to south jersey. heading into sun, breezy and cold, 39 high monday and by next wednesday, it will start to feel more like spring. so winter will make a quick return. >> a brief return is what you're telling us. >> yes. but there is hope in the seven-day forecast. >> looking forward to it. that's going to do it for us this morning. i'm rosemary connors. for meteorologist brittney shipp and everybody here at nbc 10 have a good one. we will see you back here at 9:00 for a full hour of news and then in between we'll have updates every 25 minutes. see you soon.
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good morning. airport rampage. chaos in new orleans as a man runs through security and attacking with bug spray and machete. frightened passengers running for safety. the suspect stopped being shot by police. breaking overnight. a fire rips through a new york city home. seven children are dead. two critically injured. an investigation now under way. this is spring? a nasty snowstorm hits tens of millions in the northeast leading to deadly trouble on the roads as the south braces for potentially flooding rain to cross the region. and one down. one direction prepares to take the stage for the first time since


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