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sunglasses. you'll need a jacket. clear skies in the pocono mountains. the sun will be bright from the mountains, to the city to the shore. temperatures in the 40s and 50s will climb into the 60s and 70s this afternoon. 45 right now in wilmington. pottstown is 49. 49 at philadelphia international but it's in the 50s right now at northeast philadelphia airport and in south philadelphia. rocks borrow is 45. here at the "nbc 10" studios, 66 by 11:00. still climbing at that hour. back with the neighborhood-by-neighborhood forecast. katy zachry has your first alert traffic. good morning katy. >> good morning, bill. it's 6:00. what that means is a lot more volume on area roadways. this is 95 at cottman avenue. building volume possibly tapping the brakes. good right between wood haven
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and the vine expressway. in philadelphia the ogontz neighborhood this is at west nedro avenue. 16th street. it's just in place for you to avoid it if that's part of your morning commute. for new jersey drivers, live look at your drive time on the 42 freeway traveling between route 55 and the walt whitman bridge five minutes in both directions. speaking of the walt whitman bridge, all of our bridges are clear. a philadelphia man is facing arson charges after police say he started a fire at this row home in the ogontz section of the city. one person went to einstein hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. he is expected to be okay. police tell us the victim and the suspect were renting rooms inside this house. and crews were also busy overnight in camden where a fire started in an abandoned house on lansdowne avenue. firefighters arrived at 2:30
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this morning to put out flames on the second floor. no one was hurt. this morning police are investigating the shooting of a 19-year-old man in southwest philadelphia. it happened around 1:00 a.m. the man was hit once in the leg and ran home for help. witnesses told officers the victim had a gun. police have not released the possible motive for the shooting. they do not have any suspects. "nbc 10" has learned the driver who police believe ran over and killed a 4-year-old boy took off is preparing to turn herself in. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live at philadelphia police headquarters. matt these neighbors of that little boy, they're looking for justice. they may be getting it today, right? >> they are looking for justice, vai. the d.a.'s office said the driver's attorney contacted them yesterday and they're now arranging to have this woman turn herself in at some point today today. >> she want her child back.
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it's sad. it's sad. >> reporter: neighbors who live near 57th in south philadelphia say they feel for the family. he ran into the street monday evening and was hit by an oncoming car. the driver ran over him before leaving him to die. >> you could have got out the car and, you know like you didn't have to run like that and then keep going. a 4-year-old little boy. it's messed up. >> reporter: the surveillance video of the impact is too graphic to show but you can see the black ford edge. candles flickered at the corner where a vigil was held last night. >> this family need closure. >> reporter: as detectives track down that very same car in a parking garage near love park. 6-year-old noah says he misses his friend. >> i was crying last night because i won't see him never again. >> reporter: now investigators have plenty of questions for the driver of the suv, so do the
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victim's family members and neighbors. >> if you seen him, why didn't you pull over and stop? you supposed to stop to help that little boy. >> reporter: now the suv was a rental car. it was found around 9:00 last night and taken to the police impound lot to be examined. again, the driver is expected to turn herself in at some point today. you have to figure as of yesterday the mayor's office put out a $20,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of this driver. a big break in this case by finding that vehicle and now getting contact with that driver's attorney to turn herself in. we'll follow this one for you. for now we're live outside police headquarters. i'm matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." thank you, matt. the mayor's office announced a $10,000 reward in another hit and run involving a child. a white acura struck josephine rivera and her 2-year-old son as they were crossing the street.
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we checked earlier. poet mother and son remain in critical condition. today a former police officer in delaware county accused of murdering his ex-girlfriend faces his first court appearance. steven rozniakowski, a former cop is charged with shooting his girlfriend and daughter in december. morrow died and her daughter survived. morrow's husband shot and wounded rozniakowski. morrow had served a protection from abuse order on him just a few hours before the shooting. this montgomery county mother of three accused of having sex with a 17-year-old high school student will face a judge for a pretrial conference today. iris gibney turned herself in in december. officer said he found gibney and the teen having sex inside a vehicle at a public park. a doctor charged in the corruption case of new jersey
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senator bob menendez is facing more troubles. yesterday prosecuteors indicted dr. solomon melgin in a fraud scheme. melgin and senator menendez face charges. today fast food workers and students in philadelphia plan to join a nationwide rally calling for a $15 minimum wage. you're looking live at broad and allegheny in north philadelphia where workers at the mcdonald's there plan to lead the protests. they are already rallying this morning. in the meantime giant food stores in pennsylvania is heeding the call from gov floor tom wolff for a minimum wage hike. giant said they will raise their pay to $9 an hour beginning in june. the current federal rate is 7:25 an hour. giant says thousands of its employees will see an increase. parents and students say they're angry with what they
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call unfair funding among philadelphia schools and they want answers from local leaders. they rallied last night. parents say they've seen a new budget for 2015 and cuts will force class sizes above 35 students. they worry northeast philadelphia is getting left out and they want to know what kind of formula the city is using to divide its budget among its schools. >> if we knew there was another school down the street that needed it, we wouldn't be so angry. >> we asked the mayor about it. they said the mayor works with the superintendant to see what they need. now they're working on getting a spending plan approved joompt tonight the school district of philadelphia will host the first in a series of community meetings on budget projections. district leaders will get input on school resources and investment. tonight's meeting begins at 6:00
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p.m. at northeast high school on cottman avenue. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> eight minutes after 6:00. less than 20 minutes before sunrise and we're seeing skies clear. this is the view from high atop the comcast center. very top of the building. see some high clouds but mostly it's blue sky. nice warmer day today. right now it's chilly with skies clearing out overnight. we're in the 40s for reading, philadelphia, and wilmington. sunshine at the shore. clouds off shore. that's the rain that ended just before 4:00 this morning. that's when we went on the air. northerly wind for most of the area. drying this out. nothing to show you on the radar for our area. the nearest showers to our southwest and western virginia. those are not going to be coming our way today. before the end of the week we'll get more wet weather. a few scattered clouds. 10:00 this morning at 61 degrees
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and climbing into the low 70s this afternoon. a little bit breezy during the afternoon hours after light winds this morning. sunshine today and a pretty nice looking weekend. that looks sweet, doesn't it? 76 degrees saturday. sunday, a little cooler. up to 66. full seven day forecast with the timing of more wet weather when i'm back in ten. it is 6:09. we have fire activity in the ogontz area of the city. volume picking up. >> first alert traffic reporter is keeping an eye on all of that. let us know what's happening, katy. >> it's a mixed bag at 6:00. just as i was coming out i have word of an accident on gladwyn. in the next ten minutes i'll pull out and see if i can find the backup. i'll she that to you in ten minutes. westbound 76 near gladwyn, we're hearing reports of an accident.
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moving into philadelphia, in the ogontz area fire activity. so it's along west nedro avenue at 16th street. avoid that area if it's part of your morning commute. drive times on 95 southbound between wood haven and the vine we are seeing increased traffic volume there. it will take you 16 minutes for that stretch. thank you, katy. shocked, saddened also thankful. >> before the branches got into my eyes it was a cross. >> this morning we hear from the good samaritan who found the disabled man abandoned in the woods near cobbs creek. another change could be coming to u.s. and cuban relations but there's still one big hurdle. we'll talk about it after the break.
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today street crews plan to start work on a project in north philadelphia. construction is set to begin on the germantown corridor between cambria. it calls for a new asphalt surface, concrete curb and sidewalks. lighting and bike racks. the work is expected to be finished in october. keep it in mind if you travel in this area. the good samaritan who found a disabled man found in the woods said god led him to find him. he walked into the area near cobbs creek to take a picture of deer passing through the area. that's when he saw an empty wheelchair and discovered something wrapped tightly in a blanket nearby. when he nudged it with his foot it moved. he called police to unwrap the blanket to find a 21-year-old quadriplegic man lying there with a bible on his chest. >> i got a lot too do with that.
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if it wasn't for god, that young man wouldn't be alive today. >> the man's mother nyai nyai parler left him in the woods to die. she is in a hospital in maryland. police are planning to charge her with attempted murder when she is released. happening today, pennsylvania lawmakers will vote on a bill to improve the state's 911 system. the measure would increase the surcharge you pay on your phone bill to $1.65 a month. it's currently $1. counties need the money for the equipment that allows emergency responders to find you if you call the 911 on your cell phone. this morning, cuba is no longer on the u.s. list of nations that sponsor terrorism. president obama decided to take cuba off the terror list yesterday. analysts see the move as another step towards restoring diplomatic relations between the u.s. and cuba. members of congress who are opposed to the president's plan have until june to block it. some republicans running for president are criticizing the
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president's move on cuba. rubio calls the president's decision, quote, terrible. senator ted cruz said the people need more than a promise of future change. senator rand paul is seeking the gop nomination for president. and new jersey governor chris christie another possible presidential candidate is making headlines in new hampshire. christie is there outlining his ideas on reforming social security. the governor proposed an income cap on benefits and raising the age of eligibility. >> washington is still not dealing with this problem. frankly, washington is afraid to have an honest conversation about social security, medicare and medicaid with the people of our country. >> governor christie hinted that his appearance in new hampshire could lead to an official campaign. in a recent poll from rutgers university and the eagleton university of politics asked voters if governor
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christie would make a good president. 69% of people surveyed said no. that's 10% higher since voters were asked the same question back in february. nbc's matt lauer is talking exclusively to christie during the governor's trip to new hampshire. a portion of the interview will air tonight on "nbc nightly news" and then the rest will air tomorrow morning on the "today" show. at 6:17 on this tuesday, traffic i'm sure is starting to pick up out there. >> always does in the 6:00 hour. here's "nbc 10's" katy zachry in the first alert traffic center. katy. >> rosemary and vai, unfortunately we're watching an accident on the schuylkill expressway right at gladwyn. one, two vehicles look to be involved. we're hearing there is a lane restriction. you can see your drive times. it just keeps going up by the minute really every send it keeps going up by the minute. you're seeing a delay between the vine street expressway and blue route. take you 25 minutes to go that
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way. eastward we're not seeing any delay. 422 is typically an area that's stacked with volume. driver from route 29 and 76 will take you 9 minutes to go eastbound, a little to go westbound. this is in the ogontz area. still out there. fire activity at west nedro avenue and 16th street. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> just over five minutes away from sunrise and we will see lots of sunshine today. see the glow on the building in center city already. just a few high clouds overhead. no sign of rain clouds. those have left us. 49 degrees. the temperatures got chilly. 13 degrees colder in philadelphia than it was this time yesterday. in wilmington just a few scattered clouds. sun's getting ready to come up. low 70s in wilmington this afternoon. satellite shows some high cloudiness. those clouds are thinning out to
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the west so we'll see lots of sunshine. today it will be sunshine and 54 degrees at 8:00. by 11:00, 62 degrees. little bit of northerly wind. northerly wind cools things down. it will be a battle between the wind and the sunshine. the sun will continue to warm things up at 2:00 this afternoon. 67 degrees on our way to 71 later today. start with sunshine tomorrow. 51 in the morning, 67 in the afternoon. there should be some clouds coming in later thursday and that will lead to rain showers on friday. clearing for the weekend. 76 saturday. little bit cooler but still nice and sunny sunday. then rain will cool things down for monday. high of 59 degrees with showers likely monday. clearing out for tuesday's phillies game. ♪ . ♪ hundreds gathered in atlanta
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county for a holocaust memorial. the holocaust remembrance day. the keynote speaker was a local survivor. a s.w.a.t. team orders a new jersey lawmaker to come out of his house with his hands up. as it turns out, he was the latest victim in something called swatting. now he wants to make it a crime. folks on the shore who rent out their condos and their houses are hoping that september will be busy just like the summer as they are also preparing for the pope. we'll talk about it.
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we have some breaking news just into "nbc 10." sky force 10 is live over a
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hazmat situation. emergency crews are on the scene. investigators tell us there is a leak inside the plant. there are no reports of any injuries right now. those investigators are still working to determine exactly what caused the leak. we're going to continue to follow this breaking situation and bring you more information as soon as we get it. millions of people are expected to visit our region when pope francis visits philadelphia in september. some homeowners along the jersey shore are already trying to capitalize on the expected crowds. those homeowners are hoping some of the faithful will choose a stay at the beach. bob eltringham is listing his 3 bedroom condo in wildwood crest for $3,000. he's told us he's never had much luck renting out the condo during september but this year could be different. and as we get closer to the pope's visit and the world meeting of families of course stay up to date with a free "nbc 10 news" app.
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you can get alerts and in depth articles and the latest breaking news as it happens. good morning. it is a double whammy for drivers on the schuylkill expressway westbound. we're seeing increased volume at this time. in addition to an accident westbound right near the exit for gladwyn that involves a lane restriction. because of that you have the building volume, a lot of backup. this is a live look at 76 right at route 1. 30 minutes it's going to take you to go between the blue route and the vine westbound but i will have alternate routes for you coming up. first, let's take a look outside. this is a live look at the pocono mountains. there's a lot of sun in our future, bill. >> it's just coming up now. the first sunlight of the day. you'll need a jacket and all day long plan on carrying 9 sunglasses. the bright sunshine will warm us from the 40s, 50s, 60s, low 70s this afternoon. right now 49 degrees in philadelphia.
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colder spots, coatsville 37. 40 degrees right now in chad's ford and it's 50 degrees in downingtown. police track down a car in the deadly hit and run in kingsessing. matt delucia is live at police headquarters with the latest in the police investigation. matt. vai, police are hoping that the woman who is behind the wheel will turn herself in at some point today. coming up after the break, we'll tell you what we learned about the investigation overnight. an alleged theft leads to a chase and ends with something that you don't expect. it's all caught on police dash cam video.
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this is "nbc 10 news." you hit him and you see you hit him, why didn't you pull over and stop? you supposed to stop to help
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that little boy. >> we could soon find out that answer this morning. the woman accused of running over a 4-year-old boy in philadelphia is expected to turn herself in to police today. we are live at police headquarters with more on the investigation. and there's a little chill in the air, but it's just for a little while because we have an afternoon warmup on the way. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news" today"." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm rosemary connors. it will warm up. >> it better. >> meteorologist bill henley has the forecast. >> good morning. sunshine, it has been up for 6 minutes now. lots of sunshine. clouds off shore cape may. there go the rain clouds. they've moved out. temperatures will be moving up. right now we're looking at 40s and 50s in the area. 49 at philadelphia international. the airport is 51 and 40 degrees in allentown. a chilly start, yes. with sunshine it will be a quick
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warmup. 11:00, 62 degrees. upper 60s at 2:00. 67 and still climbing at that hour. hour by hour future weather to show you how far the temperatures will go. right now check in with first alert traffic katy zachry. >> it's slow going. live look at route 1. you can see all of the backup here. this is because of volume we typically see in the morning but it's also because of an accident a little further westbound near gladwyn. your drive times between the vine street expressway and the blue route, 44 minutes. that number keeps creeping up really by the 2second. take route 23 or route 30 lancaster avenue to get around that. we're also seeing delays on 95 southbound between wood haven and vine. it will take you 24 minutes to go that section. in the ogontz there's fire activity. >> thanks for the update katy. we want to take you back to this
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breaking news scene in trenton. sky force 10 is live over a hazmat situation at the water filtration plant in trenton. we're learning that there's more activity going on there. firefighters are suiting up. it appears that they're getting ready to go inside of the plant. here's what we know. investigators tell us there was a chlorine leak there earlier today. there are no reports of injuries right now and those investigators are trying to figure out exactly wa caused this leak. we're going to continue to follow this and bring you updates throughout the rest of the morning. the driver of an suv involved in a hit and run that killed a 4-year-old boy in philadelphia is expected to turn herself in today. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live at police headquarters and, matt do we know when that driver will turn herself in? >> there's no exact time yet. but the da says the driver's attorney contacted her and are arranging for this woman to turn herself in at some point today. we'll take you back to last night first and show you the vigil that was held at the 57th and litchfield streets where the
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4-year-old boy was killed on monday evening. his name was abdul wilson. the boy ran into the street. he was thrown 15 feet into the road and police say the driver then ran over him and drove away. surveillance video was able to capture what happened. the video is too graphic to show on television. the black ford edge believed to be the one involved this was at 9:00 last night, it happened in a parking garage near love park. neighbors tell us it's been very rough these past 24 hours knowing what happened. >> you could have got out the car and, you know and like you didn't have to run like that. and then keep going. it's a 4-year-old little boy. you know that's messed up. >> this family need closure. this family needs closure. >> reporter: and investigators are hoping to get some more information if and when this driver does turn herself in. the mayor's office had offered a $20,000 award for the arrest and conviction of the driver.
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again, the da's office has been in contact with her attorney. that could happen at some point today. we're staying on top of this. live at police headquarters. i'm matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." this morning investigators are tracking more leads after a caught on camera beating that left a homeless man clinging to life. the sister of robert barnes snapped this picture of him in the icu at einstein medical center. surveillance video shows six or seven people attacking barnes on april 7th outside of the gas station in olamy. her 57-year-old brother suffers from alcoholism and chose life on the streets rather than living with family and friends where he would have to be sober. she says he's still loved. >> loving family uncle he's a brother, he's a nephew. we loved him. it didn't make him any different of a person because he was homeless. >> so far two people have been arrested in connection with this case. contrary to early reports, police say there is no evidence that barnes did anything to
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provoke the beating. happening right now, fast food workers and students in philadelphia are taking part in a nationwide rally calling for a $15 minimum wage. you are looking live at broad and allegheny in north philly where the workers at the mcdonald's there plan to lead the protest. our preliminary hearing is set for later on today for the man accused of killing the rapper nicki minaj's manager. pierce boykin is charged with murder. they arrested him days after the incident in february. investigators say he was involved in an argument with tour manager javon pickett and crew member eric parker. boykin then allegedly stabbed the two men. pickett died. >> a judge will decide if a former philadelphia police officer will stand trial in a murder case. david howard faces a preliminary hearing on charges of witness
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intimidation and making terroristic threats. it the involves the shooting death of william blount in april of last year. police found his body inside a van in the cayouga area of the city. it was the "nbc 10" investigators who told paul moriarity about a prank that he ultimately became a victim of. it's called swatting. that's when somebody calls in a false 911 report sending s.w.a.t. teams in to a home. they told the assembly man about what happened to a millville family. that's when moriarity decided to work on some legislation to make the prank a crime. and this weekend somebody called 911 saying there was a shooting at moriarity's house in washington township. police called moriarity at home and demanded that he leave his house with his hands up. >> he came right to my front door. i can't tell you what it was like to walk out your front door
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and have a bunch of police officers with rifles pointed at your house wearing flak jackets and helmets. it's pretty scary. >> moriarity says the incident will not stop him from moving forward with the bill he introduced to stiffen the penalties for swatting. a committee will hold a bill within the next few weeks. now your first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> sunshine. we're going to see plenty of it today. a few scattered clouds. these are not rain clouds. rain moved out just before 4:00 this morning. the last rain drops in cape may. quickly drying out with temperatures that will be warming up. right now it's still chilly for reading, 44 degrees. 47 in wilmington. scattered high clouds. philadelphia at 49 degrees. 70 this afternoon. bright sunshine in the 60s. beach avenue has a few puddles. it will be quickly drying out.
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drying wind out of the north northwest. 12-mile-an-hour in philadelphia. going to dry us out during the day today. radar shows us there's no rain in the region. the closest is in western virginia and into the carolinas. not going to be coming our way today. later in the week wet weather. 9:00, 62 degrees at 11:00. low 70s with bright sunny skies. a high cloud or two. little bit of a breeze. stronger, up to 15 miles an hour. low 70s today. the weekend, look at that. warmer for saturday. clearing skies and 76 saturday and cooler on sunday. before we get to the weekend, you night your umbrella again. the timing of the showers when i'm back in ten. 6:38. last check there was a problem on the schuylkill. >> katy zachry is taking a look at that. what's happening?
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the schuylkill expressway near gladwyn, you're right. there's an accident. i had it here in the camera. they're moving around and unfortunately the accident scene is not here. it's happening at 76 westbound at gladwyn. look at your delays because of that. it will take you 43 minutes to go westbound between the vine expressway and blue route. ultimately you can take route 30 around that. mass transit, septa is running on or close to schedule with the exception of the trenton train and the number is right on your screen there. 7406. that has been canceled. that's out of trenton for mechanical problems. new jersey transit running on or close to schedule. taking a look at new jersey roadways, 295 the turnpike and the 42 freeway all free and clear of problems. vai. >> the children of the cooper university health system ceo says they plan on suing the state of new jersey health system. their family died in a
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murder/suicide. the three brothers tell a different story. this is supposed to stop distracted drivers in pennsylvania could hit your pocketbook.
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we have an update now on the breaking news situation that we've been making you aware of this morning. sky force 10 is live over the water filtration plant in trenton where we are finding out that the situation there, the hazmat situation is under control. we learned earlier this morning that there was a chlorine leak inside of the plant but, again, we are finding out that the situation there is under control. no reports of any injuries. investigators are still working to determine what caused that chlorine leak but, again, they have wrapped up the situation and those emergency crews will eventually be leaving. the children of the deceased cooper university health system
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ceo are challenging the investigator's report that their parents died in a murder/suicide. they say john sheridan stabbed his wife and himself and set their home on fire last september. the couple's son hired a private investigator to look into the case. in a letter sent yesterday they alleged that the prosecutor jumped to a conclusion that it was a murder/suicide. despite the possibility of a third knife. the sons are offering a $250,000 reward for an arrest and conviction in the case. the sheridan brothers say they plan to file a state lawsuit over the cause of death. in the meantime the prosecutor's office says in part that in light of the repeated statements by the sheridan family that litigation is imminent further comment would not be given at this time. police are looking at new recommendations about how to reduce the violent crime in that city.
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police got suggestions from the former head of the new york city police department. howard safer hired asir came up with a list of changes he would like to see in the department. one of them, a high tech crime center like the one new castle county unveiled yesterday. >> all of the data systems, all of the data will immediately help a real time crime center where they will be analyzed and information will immediately be delivered to patrol officers. >> another recommendation will have police hire desk work so officers can be given to police. protesters against police brutality are expected to march in philadelphia today. the protesters took their message to trenton and bucks county last night. it's part of a 250 mile march to justice. the march began in staten island
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where eric garner died during a confrontation with new york police last summer. >> lawmakers in harrisburg want you to think twice before you pick up your phone while driving. two senators announced a distracted driving bill in harrisburg. it would make it illegal to use your hand held device in the car for things like making calls and texting. >> and if we can educate people then we can change behavior and then the amount of the fine really becomes less important. >> both senators were joined by a father whose daughter was killed by a distracted driver as she crossed the street. if it passes the dryeriver would face a $50 fine for the first offense. a city wide moment of silence will be held at 2:49 in boston this afternoon for the second anniversary of the boston marathon bombings. 2:49 is the exact time the first of two bombs exploded killing three people and injuring more
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than 200 others. boston mayor marty walsh is declaring april 15th one boston day and is calling for people to do random acts of kindness. we told you last week a jury convicted dzhokhar tsarnaev on all 30 counts against him for the attack. next week jury members will decide whether to sentence him to life in prison or the death penalty. opening statements in the colorado movie theater shooting are scheduled to begin later this month. the jury selection process wrapped up yesterday. after more than two months james holmes is charged with killing 12 people inside a movie theater three years ago. 70 others were wounded in the attack. holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. the arizona police officer who ran over an armed suspect is being cleared from administrative leave. investigators say the suspect robbed a 7-eleven fired into a church and stole a car. when police tracked him down police say he fired several shots from a stolen rifle and
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ignored orders to surrender. he survived the collision and faces a number of charges. the administrative review is underway. two denver tsa agents are out of a job, accused of creating a scheme to fondle passengers. here's how investigators say it went down. when the agent found a male passenger he wanted to grope he signaled to a female agent, she would signal the computers so a patdown was required. they can't file charges because no victims came forward. two other agents have been temporarily reassigned. a convenience for air line pass sentences senstences -- passengers could be putting planes at risk. the internet access you use on flights may make it possible for hackers to bring down a plane. terrorists could sit among passengers and take down a plane. the former miss stress of donald sterling owes his wife $2.5 million. a judge made that ruling
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yesterday. shelly sterling claimed her husband, the former owner of the clippers used some of the money to buy a house, cars, and stocks for stiviano. it caused him to lose ownership of the clippers last year. time now to head to new york with what's ahead on the "today" show this morning. >> that's right. for that we say good morning to matt lauer and hoda kotb. >> hey, rosemary, vai, nice to see you both. coming up on wednesday, debate raging. a police officer using his car to take down a suspect. was that excessive force or life saving move. we'll tell you what the police are saying. >> also did you get a flu shot for your dog? the deadly outbreak, a first in the u.s. that has veterinarians sounding the alarm. >> those plus have you heard the ceo, vai, raising every one of his workers salaries to at least
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$70,000? the guy is being called the best boss in the country. as you can see he's live in our studio this morning. he'll tell you where you can send your resume. >> some of our crew is lining up. making me nervous. >> exactly. that's when we see you on a wednesday morning here on "today," guys. >> here at nbc, that's where we need him. all right, guys. >> dan, your presence is requested in philadelphia. >> thank you so much. >> take care. >> all right guys. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> i've got some good looking numbers, too. not quite that high but we will see sunshine. heading back into the 70s this afternoon. a beautiful day. in fact nice dry weather for much of the rest of the week until we get to the end of the week, then we'll see some showers in the area. they're not going to last for the weekend. got some sunshine for saturday and sunday. the temperatures will be changing over the weekend. 49 degrees. chilly start this morning in
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philadelphia. 13 degrees colder. check out this view from the top of the comcast center looking towards the sky. you can see scattered clouds illuminated by bright sunshine. the sun will be brightening up. look at the lake finally free of ice and snow on the surface. and overhead, just a few scattered high clouds. no sign of the rain that we had yesterday. you see the high clouds on the satellite imagery. clouds thicker to the west and southwest. there is thinning of the cloud cover so we will get plenty of sunshine today and a nice warmup too. by 8:00 54 degrees. low 60s at 11:00 this morning. by 2:00 we're in the lower -- upper 60s to low 70s. that's where we're headed this afternoon. a nice one today. sunny start thursday. 51 in the morning, 67 in the afternoon. later in the day tomorrow that's when clouds return. here comes a chance for some scattered showers for friday. not an all day rainfall. 69 degrees friday afternoon and then turning warmer for
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saturday. sunshine and skies clear up to 76 degrees saturday afternoon. bit cooler but still nice and sunny sunday. if you're heading out the door, we have an important traffic update for you. >> a line of cars there on the schuylkill. let's bring in kaity zachary with more. >> i just got word that the accident we've been following on the schuylkill expressway westbound near gladwyn has cleared. unfortunately we are seeing still considerable backup. this is a live look at 76 at city ave. where you can see the drive time still is higher than normal. it will take you 33 minutes to go from the vine street expressway to the schuylkill. that has come down considerably. eastbound you're seeing a slight delay as well but definitely not as bad as the west side. ultimately take route 23 and route 30. in upper gwynedd, this is hatching on collins avenue at
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tranquility lane. it's not causing any delays. new jersey transit, patco running on or close to schedule. new jersey transit as well. septa 7406 has been canceled. a 4-year-old boy is killed by a hit-and-run driver. matt delucia has the latest developments. >> reporter: vai, the driver is expected to turn herself in to police sometime today. the big break police got last night, that's next.
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i'm matt delucia. live at philadelphia police headquarters where the driver involved in a deadly hit and run monday night is expected to turn herself in at some point today. now investigators were able to
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track down the black ford edge to this parking garage under love park around 9:00 last night. the 4-year-old boy who's the victim in this case ran out into the street at 57th and litchfield streets where he was hit and run over as police say the driver fled the scene. there is surveillance video of what happened but detectives want to get the driver's side of the story. they say there is no excuse for not stopping and calling 911 but they warn other drivers to be on the lookout for kids who may be doing the same thing, running out in the street without looking. neighbors remember 4-year-old abdul wilson at a vigil last night but they want justice and they hope the boys' family will get some close sure if and when this driver does turn herself in. the attorney has been in contact with the da's office to arrange that. we're going to stay on top of the story. for now we're live at philadelphia police headquarters. i'm matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." and good morning, i'm katy zachry. 6:57 on your wednesday morning.
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thursday morning, rather. traffic is building throughout the area. volume, a lot of it on 95 southbound. drive times between woodhaven and the vine street expressway. 32 minutes it will take you to go through the stretch northbound. we are not seeing any delays from this video right here. we were following an accident on the schuylkill expressway westbound near gladwyn. it's evident of your drive time that there are still delays because of that. taking drivers 32 minutes to go between the vine street expressway and the blue route. because of that residual backup but i did just learn about ten minutes ago that the accident near gladwyn has cleared. we're seeing typical delays. it will take you 20 minutes to go between the blue route and the vine street expressway. road obstruction in upper gwynedd. you might want to navigate around what's in the roadway there. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> you see what katy just did, she tried to fast forward to the weekend claiming today was
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thursday. >> what is today? >> i'm all for that because we do have -- she's seen the weekend forecast. she knows it's going to be nice. i wouldn't want to miss today. bright sunshine. the pocono mountains, live view from camelback. the snow is quickly fading in the mountains. look at that the rain clouds quickly out of the mountains. moving things out before 4:00. it's up and flying. turned off the cameras to have the beautiful view all to themselves. 49 degrees in philadelphia. it is chilly outside. you'll need your jacket but you'll also need your sunglasses because we have bright sunshine. just a few scattered clouds. 62 degrees by 11:00. 67 degrees at 2:00 and i think the temperatures will peak in the low 70s this afternoon. quick look at showers on friday. there's the weekend katy is
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