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nbc 10 breaking news. >> and here is the breaking news we're following. a stabbing at a private school on the main line. skyforce 10 launched and over the scene of barrack hebrew academy. police are telling us a former employee stabbed another worker at the school. police do have the suspect in custody. no students were harmed and nbc 10's matt delucia just arrived on the scene. he's gathering information at a news conference. as soon as he's finished with that news conference he'll break away and we'll get a live report from matt. also breaking at 11:00, one person is dead after a truck and tractor-trailer collide in montgomery county. the crash left behind quite a
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mess. good morning, i'm vai sikahema. crews are working to clean up the mess left behind by the crash. the accident happened shortly before 6:00 on south park avenue and crawford road in lower providence township where nbc 10's katy zachry is live for us. fill news and bring us up to speed on the situation. >> reporter: vai, where i'm stand something not far from where the aqua america tanker truck collided with a semi truck down south park avenue. the semi truck was carrying a white powder that crews have since determined is not hazardous. now their focus is figuring out why the two trucks collided and how one of the drivers died. >> the house like rumbled, and i heard my dad and grandma, they're like did you see that flash? >> reporter: with that flash came the sound of an explosion. it happened on a quiet stretch of road in montgomery county around 6:00 this morning. lower providence township police say a tanker truck and semi collided head-on. barrels of sewage and white
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cosmetic powder covered the road. flames from the collision found their way into people's yards. >> i jumped up out of my bed and ran over and we just tried, you know, offering help wherever we could. >> reporter: ray ross and his friend pulled a hose and tried to get control of the fire. >> we put the fire out on the lawn, and then we went other to make sure -- see if we could help the guy in the cab but there was no helping him. >> reporter: by that time 911 had been called and police fire, and ambulances were getting to the scene. >> this is accident alley. >> reporter: tom says this is the worst crash he's seen on south park avenue in nearly 30 years and he's had a handful of cars careen onto his property from previous crashes. and out here lifer, you're taking a live look at the scene along south park avenue. the lower providence police chief would not confirm for us the driver who died was in the aqua america truck, but that is what we're hearing from eyewitnesses who rushed to the scene soon after it happened. we are expecting an update at 11:30.
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we'll see you then. reporting live in lower providence township katy zach ray zachary, nbc 10 news. >> the crash is still causing problems. jessica has more on how to help you get around it. jessica, what can you tell us? >> exactly what we can tell you is we know this has been out here for quite some time for part of the morning rush and now leading into the early afternoon. we're out in montgomery county. south park avenue we know and crawford road is obviously closed for accident investigation. so for the time being, if you want to take egypt road or pine road to get around it it may take you a little longer to get where you have to go but you're not going to be sitting in road closures. around susquehanna road you can see an accident taking out the left-hand lane. you can see only one lane getting by. but as we take a look at the rest of our drive times, it's good news. everything is looking okay if you're heading out on 95 southbound from woodhaven. just a 13 minute trip. >> jessica, thank you.
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a mother of four in philadelphia faces charges after police say she locked her kids in a basement for 12 hours as punishment. nbc 10 cameras were rolling as the children played in the lobby of the philadelphia police special victims unit last night. two boys and two girls between ages 9 and 13 years old, they lived at a home on east atlantic street in kensington. one of the kids had a cell phone that only dialed 911, and that's how they called police. firefighters had to break through a second floor window to get those children out of the home. >> i started crying. like i was like what type of person does this to their kids. that's not even a type of punishment you do. >> she was just a kind lady. very disciplined mom, and really honestly we're all really shocked because it doesn't seem like something that she would do. >> the woman faces several charges, including child endangerment. and search and rescue teams
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continue to try to find survivors of that massive earthquake in nepal. just in the past few minutes the official death toll has gone up above 4,000. another 7,000 people were injured in the 7.8 magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks. those numbers are expected to go higher because rescuers haven't been able to locate or reach isolated villages. the aid group world vision says some areas are three days' walking distance from the main disaster center even when the roads are clear. and this morning a u.s. plane carrying aid has landed in kathmandu. new zealand is sending a team of more than three dozen searchers as well and medical professionals. south korea is also sending a rescue team to nepal and is pledging $1 million in emergency funds. canada says it will send a disaster assistance response team as well as $5 million in aid.
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this video will just really take your briteath away. it shows the avalanche caused by the earthquake hitting a base camp on mt. everest. the photographer captures a massive avalanche of snow and rocks coming down the mountains. a documentary filmmaker from new york talks about the terror when he and his colleagues realized they were going to be hit with this avalanche. >> it's like 4,000 feet of snow just kind of coming and there's nowhere to run. so i told everybody to get down and then put my hands over my head and like just buried myself as much as i could. >> at least 17 people died on mt. everest from this avalanche. some climbers including one of michael's colleagues are still missing. and among the dead google executive dan freddenberg. he was in charge of privacy for google x which included the self driving car. when he climbed mt. everest last year several of his guides were killed in an avalanche and he made a point of visiting their
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children before this year's journey. >> went to an orphanage there for all the children orphans because of the sherpas, and so this year he was dedicating his climb to all the orphans. >> freddinberg once dated sofia bush and she's helping to raise money for two orphanages that were really important to him. the quake has people here in our area warning about relatives caught in the disaster zone. nbc 10 spoke with a woman in montgomery county. her parents, sister and grandmother all live in kathmandu. she got in touch with them and found out she's safe but for hours she didn't know if they had survived. >> feeling of helplessness. you're like you're here and you don't know how they are. you don't know what's going on and you can't do anything. >> she says the nepalese community in our area is raising money for a relief mission.
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they hope to ship blankets, tents, and other supplies. at 6:30 you will learn more about a new jersey woman who was among those killed in an avalanche on mt. everest triggered by the quake. you can go to nbc 10 news app for a way to help the quake victims. we have a list of organizations that are sending aid. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> here at home a cool breeze is blowing through the area this morning. this is a live look at flags flapping above center city. what else is in store for our start of the workweek? nbc 10 first chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here with the faen and the forecast. >> we're starting off on the cool side, but we're going to warm up this week. we've got a lot of clouds moving in from the north, and that's going to prevent the temperature from going up a whole lot more than we already are seeing. 57 degrees in philadelphia. only 52 in allentown. 54 in trenton and mt. holly.
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even 58 degrees in georgetown delaware, and atlantic city for the warm spots. you can see these clouds moving down from north to south, so it's going to be a pretty cloudy afternoon, and we do expect at least some little spotty showers to develop. we're dry so far, but we'll keep an eye on the radar because a lot of computer models are showing just some of these small showers developing and moving across the area during the afternoon. so even if you get hit by one it won't last long won't be that heavy, and then it's going to dry out and you may be enjoying some pretty nice weather after today. but today it's pretty cloudy breezy some spotty showers especially in the early to mid afternoon. by 6:00 we're already starting to dry out again. we do have much warmer weather, some 70s in the forecast but also a possible nor'easter and that's coming up with the seven-day in a few minutes.
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all right glenn, we'll see you then. we're following more breaking news this morning. philadelphia police say they have two people of interest in custody in a murder of a chinese food delivery man from last week. thursday night the victim was making a delivery to the crescentville section of the city when he was shot. he tried to drive away but crashed his car and later died. investigators have not charged anyone, but, again, they have two people that are in custody, that murder of the chinese food delivery last week. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you any new and breaking information as soon as it becomes available. and philadelphia police want you to take a look at the man seen in this video released just this morning. it shows a suspect they say stole a man's wallet and other personal items from a locker at the planet fitness on adams avenue in longdale. they say the man then made a purchase at a nearby rite aid store on rising sun avenue. if you recognize this man, you're asked to call police. and the red cross is helping out three families following a
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house fire that injured an 8-year-old boy. flames hit the home along north 18th street just before 2:00 this morning. the young victim suffered smoke inhalation. crews rushed him to the hospital and investigators are looking for the cause of the fire. there are new developments in a search and rescue operation. teams have been looking for some missing boaters and they got some good news. we'll have an update on the sailors who vanished after hitting stormy weather. plus the boston bombing trial is entering a new face this morning. we'll look at how attorneys will try to keep the convicted bomber from getting a death sentence.
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happening now, funeral services are under way for the baltimore man who died from injuries he received while in police custody. you're taking a live look here now. thousands of people are expected to attend the funeral of 25-year-old freddie gray. a wake was held yesterday. authorities say gray suffered severe spinal injuries during a ride in a police van and was not given immediate medical attention and his defendant prompted several protests and some looting over the weekend. now there are three investigations ongoing, the city, the justice department and the state due to report on this on friday. >> we want to do everything we can to learn from this incident so we never have to be here again explaining to a mother why
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she has to bury her child. >> the white house has sent the head of president obama's council to attend the funeral. this morning an attorney urging the jury to spare his client's life saying there would be no punishment he could get that would be equal to the suffering of the victims. jay gray has been following the tsarnaev trial. >> reporter: the strategy for tsarnaev's defense team will likely center on trying to human humanize the man the prosecutors have described as a ruthless cold-blooded murderer. >> the defense has an incredibly difficult job to do because they have a very difficult client who has shown absolutely no remorse for his crimes. so they're in a very very tough position. >> reporter: several of tsarnaev's relatives traveled from russia to boston late loost week and there's speculation they could testify along with
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neighbors and friends as his lel team works to paint a picture of a troubled young man from a broken family influenced and ultimately pulled into the plot by his older brother tamerlan. >> they will throw a lot of things against the wall and hope that one of their arguments, whether it be he was 19 years old, whether he was an immigrant, whether he was under the spell of his brother, whether he was smoking a lot of marijuana would resonate with just one juror. >> reporter: which is all the defense needs to avoid the unanimous vote necessary for the death penalty. jay gray, nbc news, boston. police tell nbc 10 a former employee at a school stabbed a school employee this morning. nbc 10's matt delucia is live for us outside of that school on the main line. matt, tell us what you've learned. >> reporter: i just spoke with the lieutenant investigating this crime. here is what we know. first off, that no children were around this attack when it happened and that suspect was taken into custody without incident. just behind me here you can see
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this school. it happened on the ground floor. this is the barrack hebrew academy and somehow this former employee got into the school and confronted a current employee. the suspect pulled a knife and stabbed the victim in the head and neck and threw bleach in his face. the suspect then ran off to the septa station in haverford. he got on a train but with the description of this guy out there, they managed to stop the train and arrest him. now, the suspect has stab wounds to his hands as well. so both the suspect and victim are in the hospital and the victim is expected to be okay. but police say they found out through a panic alarm installed in this and every delaware county school. the school is trying to figure out how this guy was able to get back into this building. a lockdown was in effect. it has since been lifted after they got this guy in custody. we spoke with the lieutenant out here. we're trying to work on getting that sound for you coming up shortly. i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. meanwhile, jurors in new york are in their ninth day of
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deliberations in the etan patz murder trial. maple shade native pedro hernandez is accused of killing patz in new york city in 1979. etan patz was 6 years old at the time of his disappearance. he became one of the first missing children ever featured on milk cartons. hernandez confessed to killing patz three years ago, but his lawyers say hernandez's admission came from a mentally ill man with a low iq. if he's convicted, he faces life in prison. an update on the search for a group of missing boaters off the coast of alabama. the coast guard announced this morning the search continues for four boaters. one man believed to be missing was found safe late last night. the group was taking part in a regatta when severe weather hit the area and their sailboats capsized. officials rekored edrecovered two bodies over the weekend. >> i watched the video a lot today, and it sank in how lucky
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we are because not everybody came home. >> crews are using boats and planes to search the water as family members wait for updates. and this is a live look now at washington, d.c. that is vice president joe biden. loretta lynch is to your left about to be sworn in as america's newest attorney general. vice president biden will do the honors a ceremony at the justice department. lynch will be the first african-american woman to serve as attorney general. she replaces, of course, eric holder. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> yeah still a bit on the chilly side during the day today. the wind coming out of the north, and we've got some cool weather coming there. plus the wind making it feel even cooler. but the 70s are going to be returning this week and we've,
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unfortunately, had a burst of tornadoes in some of the deep southern states with more coming today. we've got a lot of clouds across there now. we started off with sunshine. it's 57 degrees. the winds picking up 10 miles an hour gusting to 20 miles an hour at the moment. still only 52 in allen town. 40s in the pocono mountains and 50s across the entire area. so the average high 68 degrees for this time of the year. we're not getting anywhere near there today. we've got that northwest wind as we've seen for a while. it's sustained at 10 miles an hour to 15 and it's going to continue to increase as we go through the afternoon. here are those clouds coming down from the north, and there's a lot more in new england. a couple of sprinkles starting to show up on the radar. farther to the south though there have been some really awful weather. we've got another round coming in texas and another area down
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along the gulf coast. these are severe storm reports from yesterday, just hundreds of them actually. these red symbols, those are confirmed tornadoes. the blue areas, large hail. that's a lot. there's dallas up there, waco texas. this is all in texas. now, for us we've got these little spotty showers coming down on that northwest wind as we go through the afternoon today, and as soon as the sun starts going down those showers are going to fall apart. so we're not expecting rain overnight tonight, and by tomorrow things are going to be changing quite a bit, but look at what happens later on during the week. there's thursday a storm system developing becoming a nor'easter. it's going to be a close call in our area. more on that coming up in the next half hour. for today clouds breezy some spotty showers around. high temperatures only near 60
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and with the wind gusting over 20, still on the cool side. but look at tomorrow. that's a mild breeze coming in. 70 degrees for the high and 74 on wednesday. a lot of you are going to love that. but we've got a chance of rain on thursday and also on friday with that potential nor'easter and then we get some real nice weather over the weekend, including for the broad street run on sunday. all right, thank you glen. a change in the fast food industry. one large chain announces it will start doing something differently. see what they're going to keep out of the food they serve. and what age are people starting to use smartphones and tablets? the answer may surprise you. that's all ahead on nbc 10 news at 11:00 a.m.
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it is being called a first for a major restaurant chain. chipotle will begin serve food that's free of genetically engineered ingredients. the company's founder says this is another step of the vision chipotle has of changing the way people think about and eat fast food. they have been working for years to be gmo free but the pork and chicken will still come from animals that eat genetically modified feed. and a find that even babies may be spending too much time on a smartphone or a tablet. researchers at einstein medical center in philadelphia asked
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parents at what age their chairman started doing certain activities. 52% said their children were less than a year old when they started watching tv shows on a mobile device. researchers say they have to learn more about the effect that these devices can have on young children. we continue to follow a pair of breaking stories this morning for you. a truck collides with a tractor-trailer. one person is dead and a mess left behind as you can see there on one local road. plus a stabbing at a local private school on the main line. we'll have an update coming up.
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it is just about 11:30 and we're following breaking news right now. a stabbing at a private school on the mine line that you're looking at right here. skyforce 10 was over the scene of barrack hebrew academy in bryn mawr.
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police are telling us a former employee of the school stabbed another worker at the school. police have the suspect in custody right now. no students were hurt. stay with nbc 10 news and the nbc 10 news app for updates on this breaking news story. and to more breaking news this morning. we're expecting an update at any minute on a deadly collision in montgomery county. one person was killed in the head-on crash involving tanker and a tractor-trailer. it happened just before 6:00 this morning and crews are still on the scene cleaning up the mess. the trucks collided on south park avenue and crawford road and that's where katy zachry is live. local residents appear not to be strangers to accidents on this particular stretch of road. >> reporter: people living on this part of south park avenue are not strangers to serious crashes, though they say this one that happened this morning around 6:00 a.m. is the worst they have seen. in addition to those substances vai, we talked about the white cosmetic powder and the raw sewage that spilled out all over
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the road. fire broke out from the crash and sped to people's nearby yards. the collision was so severe for one driver he lost his life. it happened just before 6:00 this morning when the aqua america tanker truck crashed head-on with the semi here along south park avenue. whis cosmetic powder they later deemed to be nonhazardous spilled out along the roadway along with drums of raw sewage. neighbors describe this stretch as accident alley. one neighbor recalls at least four accidents where cars ended up in his yard. eyewitnesses ran to the scene and tried to help put out the fire. >> we put the fire out on the lawn and we went over to make sure -- see if we could help the guy in the cab, but there was no helping him. >> reporter: and eyewitnesss who we spoke to say the driver who died in the crash was driving the aqua america tanker truck. right now we'll go to a press
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knks ch conference that is starting out live with the lower providence chief chief. >> i'm francis carroll, i'm the chief of police of lower providence township. with me is the first assistant district attorney for montgomery county steven counselty kevin steele. this morning at 6:56 -- i'm sorry 5:65 a.m. the lower providence township police the lower providence volunteer fire company and lower providence emergency medical services were dispatched to a report of an accident with injuries in the 700 block of south park avenue in the audubon section of lower providence township. the first arriving police officer found that two tractor trailers had collided in a head-on fashion in the 700 block
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of south park avenue. the one tractor-trailer was a box-type trailer, and it was carrying a powdered substance that was contained in barrels. the other vehicle was a tanker tractor-trailer that was carrying sewage that was being transported to a treatment plant in schuylkill township just south of the accident site for treatment. the officer observed that the powder on the roadway had ignited and it was on fire. the fire was on the roadway, it was on the sidewalk and it spread onto some adjoining lawns to the roadway of the residences in the 700 block of south park avenue. the fire department arrived on the scene and gansubegan suppression
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operations using dry powder in that they did not know what the substance was. it's subsequently been determined that that substance is not a hazardous material. it is, in fact aqua beads 915, which apparently is a substance that is utilized in the manufacture of cosmetics. it's a smoothing agent for cosmetics. not knowing what the substance was, the appropriate precautions were undertaken. a hazardous material team was requested and responded promptly to the scene. the residences in the immediate area were directed to shelter in place until there was a determination of the substance. the fire was extinguished. the one driver of the tractor-trailer that contained
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the powder was not injured. he is okay sustained no injuries. the driver of the tanker was pronounced dead at the scene by the montgomery county coroner's office. the investigation is in its early stages. this is a very complex scene as i'm sure you can quite imagine. we're dealing with a lot of variables with respect to the scene. we have an extensive cleanup ahead of us. we think that there's some damage to the roadway due to the fire on the roadway. we're anticipating that the roadway will be closed for a protracted period of time at least into this evening with regard to the investigation and the cleanup. the investigation is a collaborative effort between the lower providence township police department and the montgomery county detective bureau.
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as you are aware, the montgomery county district attorney's office is also collaborating with us with respect to this investigation. again, it's very very early in the investigation. we're still in the posture of attempting to notify the relatives of the decedent in this incident so at this time we will not be disclosing the identity of the decedent but i can confirm -- >> we're listening to the lower proveidence up to chief of police explaining the accident that cost the driver his life this morning. a tanker and a tractor-trailer early this morning at 6:00. we'll continue to follow this situation and bring you information as it becomes available to us. meanwhile, our -- >> your nbc 10 news first alert weather. >> our workweek is off to a cool and breezy start. here is a live look at boathouse row where it's a little chilly
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out there but there are changes on the way. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glen hurricane schwartz is here with the forecast. >> we're starting the week off on the cool side plus a lot of clouds coming down generally from the pocono mountains. this is lake you whattenwallenpaupack. only 47 there. in the 50s across much of the rest of the area as you can see, and it's not going to warm up a whole lot more from where it is right now. the average high for this time of year is 68. so we're not getting anywhere near that today. you could see the clouds coming down from the north. we haven't seen anything in the way of showers developing, at least not yet. once in a while you see a little tiny blip. that may be the beginning, and then the future weather models do show some of these small, light showers moving across the area this afternoon. and then they die down tonight. so for the rest of the day,
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again, it's a little chilly for this time of the year some spotty showers during the afternoon and then drying out tonight. we do have some 70s in the seven-day but also a possible nor'easter. all that is coming up in just a few minutes. >> oh my gosh this is the biggest hail i have ever seen. >> wow. downright dangerous driving conditions in texas yesterday when storms dropped hail the size of softballs just cracking the windshield there. a passenger in this vehicle was forced to put on goggles after hail shattered his windshield. other parts of the area saw strong winds and heavy rains in that area. and we're also following more breaking news this time from northeast philadelphia. we have skyforce 10 over the scene, and you can see that a car crashed into the strip mall there, that pharmacy right there. this is on red line road. a report right now is there are no injuries but we'll continue to monitor the situation and if
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circumstances change we will bring you the information. a pennsylvania driver who stopped to help the victim of a car accident had to avoid becoming a victim himself. it happened on i-95 near the georgia/south carolina state line when a car crashed into a barrier. that's when the pennsylvania man stopped to help. but another car was heading towards him and wasn't slowing down, so he jumped 60 feet off the bridge into a river. he is apparently doing okay after getting out of the river. and meanwhile from our trenton bureau the ride sharing service uber has taken on new jersey lawmakers by launching a statewide tour today. uber is fighting legislation on the taxi industry and is pushing to regulate the company. the tour kicks off at noon today in sa sawecaucussecaucus. and if you're interested in
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volunteering for the world meeting of families coming to nid in philadelphia in september you can sign up today if you're over 18 years of age. organizers announce the official opening of volunteer registration just over an hour ago. thousands of volunteers are needed for this international event which pope francis will attend, and if you would like to help out go to our website at nbc 10.com or check out the nbc 10 app. still ahead on nbc 10 news at 11:00 -- the 70s are going to be returning. i'll show you when we can expect that warm up in ahead in the seven-day forecast.
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happening now, three judges in montgomery county are determining what will happen next in the case against pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane. the case will determine if kane should face a contempt charge for breaking a judge's order by firing a staff member. nbc 10's deanna duran at thiste was in the courtroom this morning. what can you tell us? >> reporter: this is obviously a very unusual case one where the attorneys were citing case law and records from the supreme court ruling saying that the original grand jury case can proceed against kathleen kane. here is what happened today. she was supposed to be here to
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answer to a three-judge panel why she shouldn't face contempt charges. however, her attorneys argued that that whole plan should be thrown out, that she shouldn't have to answer to them because the judge should recuse himself and because this office firing was restructuring and was no way in retaliation against a man who had testified against her in a grand jury proceeding. >> -- because it does look retaliatory. why not wait? >> it doesn't look retaliatory at all because as you would see at any proceeding this steps were taken to reorganize the office to make it more effective, to make it more efficacious, to streamline the process, to make it more responsive to the needs of the office, and there's no reason to await the outcome, as i argued in court. you shouldn't have to go to court to get permission in order to do that. [ inaudible question ] >> i'm not going to comment on
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that now. >> was anyone else let go? >> i'm not going to comment on that now. >> i expect these legal arguments that were made by the attorney general's defense team will be rejected by the court on the basis of having no merit. >> reporter: john mcmahon the attorney you heard from just now, he has been appointed by the montgomery district attorney as a special prosecutor in the case. he said his role is to simply handle this contempt portion of the case. he said he anticipates the judges will make a decision very quickly, he's hopeful by the end of the day or tomorrow. he says he's hopeful he will be able to continue his part in the case and pursue charges against the attorney general. one other side note here that the special prosecutor in the case asked that three-judge panel to issue an order protecting all witnesses in this case from any type of retribution. reporting live in norristown deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. ford is recalling nearly 400,000 fiesta fusion and
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lincoln mkg models because of door latch issues. it involves 2012 to 2014 fiestas as well as the ford fusion and lincoln mkg for model years 2013 and 2014. the automaker says doors may not latch properly and could open while the vehicles are in motion. if you're planning to dine out later this week you could help raise some money for a good cause. dining out for life event is celebrating its 25th anniversary. this year's event is this coming thursday. here to tell us more about it is kevin byrnes executive director of action aids. for those who aren't familiar with dine out for life tell us how it works. >> yes. over 200 restaurants this year are participating and the restaurants donate 33% of what they bring in that evening to support aids services at five local organizations, action aids aids delaware delaware county family and community services hiv services at planned parenthood of southeastern pennsylvania and
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the camden area health education center. >> we were talking about this during the break. you mentioned there are 200-some restaurants that are involved. my wife and i like to pop into the city. you can eat every day at a different restaurant and never eat at the same restaurant twice. tell us some of the restaurants involved. >> sure absolutely. all of steven star's restaurants. jose garsis restaurants. there are restaurants in all of the counties in southern new jersey. so over 200. you can check out all the restaurants on our website, www.actionaids.org, and we're also this year doing the third food truck roundup at 13th and locust for lunchtime. >> you were mentioning -- you said nine food trucks are involved. >> that's right, nine food trucks which will be wonderful. a nice thing to do at lunchtime. hopefully it will be a nice day and people can come out and have lunch at 13th and locust. >> this program started here in philadelphia and has spread out from philadelphia to other parts
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of the country. tell us how it grew that way. >> that's right. action aids really spread the word about the event and got other aids service organizations across the organization involved, and so now it happens across the united states and also in canada. so there are other -- there are 60 organizations in north america that will be doing the event and benefiting and raising vital funds to support vital services for people with aids. >> and you have seen that the money that's raised does get right to the people that needs it. >> absolutely. the money stays right in the communities. we're expecting totally across the country and in canada to raise around $3 million this year. so it's very ex silt sighting. >> once again the dine out for life event is this thursday. for a link to a list of participating restaurants that kevin just mentioned, you can go to nbc10.com or our nbc 10 mobile app for that. kevin burns, thank you very much for coming in. >> thank you very much for having me. >> good luck on thursday. >> appreciate it. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist
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glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> we had kind of a chilly weekend, especially saturday and especially saturday morning. that was really cold. we've got a cool breeze today, not as cold as it was on saturday. the 70s though returning this week for at least one day and a possible nor'easter affecting the area later on during the week. got a lot of clouds out there right now. we're not going to be seeing a whole lot of sunshine the rest of the day. 57 winds gusting to 20 miles an hour. what about the pollen? pretty high today and tomorrow and then it starts going down wednesday and thursday especially if the nor'easter comes up this way, the pollen will be knocked out of the air nicely. we see temperatures in the 50s across the entire area now. the northwest wind continues gusting to 20 to 25 miles an hour now. it will pick up a little bit during the afternoon. these clouds are coming down from the north and, of course
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that's bringing in cooler air as well, and eventually we may get some showers out of it. we're starting to see some of those near the new york border and that will continue to move down to the south as we go through the afternoon. we're not going to get the severe weather. they had tremendous amounts of severe weather in texas yesterday. 20 tornadoes and dozens and dozens of reports of large hail including softball sized hail. we're just getting some of these little spotty showers moving from northwest to southeast. if it rains, it's very brief and it's very light, and then it's gone by 7:00 or so as the sun starts to go down in the sky. and then we watch the south. that moisture that we're seeing down there today developing into a nor'easter. that seems pretty sure. the question is how far north is it going to come? how close to us is it going to come. if it comes close enough it
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will bring rain thursday and into friday and wind and keep things on the cool side. so that's the main thing to watch this week for the weather. for today we're watching the temperature not go up a whole lot. highs near 60 degrees, in the 50s in the northern suburbs with those clouds and some spotty showers. seven-day forecast no showers tomorrow and warmer, up near 70 degrees, and if we don't get to 70 tuesday, we should get to 70 on wednesday. then thursday we have the clouds coming in with that nor'easter and a chance of rain coming up especially later in the day. and at night and a chance of that continuing into friday and then it's all out of here giving us a nice weekend. we'll be right back.
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the 2015 eagles cheerleaders will be announced to a sold out crowd later today. the final audition is happening tonight. 60 finalists will compete in physical fitness, dance, and an on onstage interviews. viewers can tweet about the event using #eagles cheer.
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our draft day special airs april 30th from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. and you will hear exclusively from head coach chip kelly and some of the eagles' picks on our post-draft special. "the eagles blueprint" will air sunday may 3rd at 11:35 p.m. only on nbc 10. coming up this afternoon starting at 3:00, "ellen" is new with actor jake gyllenhaal and then it's nbc 10 news at 4:00. today animal investigators visiting local neighborhoods knocking on doors and they want answers about your pet. if you don't have it it could set you back hundreds. that's this afternoon on nbc 10 news at 4:00. and now to an update on our top story this morning. the cleanup continues on a montgomery county road after a deadly collision between a tanker and a tractor-trailer. skyforce 10 was over the scene just before 6:00 a.m. this morning on south park avenue and
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crawford road in lower providence township. the trucks were hauling human waste and makeup materials. authorities say the driver of the sewage tanker was trapped in his cab, and he died. the other driver was not hurt. and here is the chief, the guy i call the chief, chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz here with a local forecast for this afternoon. >> yeah. still on the chilly side. we had kind of a cold weekend. i don't know if you were out there saturday morning? that was cold. >> it was cool. >> that was cold. today up near 60 but tomorrow up near 70. just a couple spotty showers around during the afternoon today. then on wednesday that might be the nicest day of the week and for later in the week, we're watching a potential nor'easter. there will be new computer guidance coming in in the next few hours. starting at 4:00 we'll have a whole new look at that because that definitely will be a significant event for the week. >> good to see us back in the 70s. thanks for watching nbc 10 news at 11:00. i'm vai sikahema for glenn
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"hurricane" schwartz, and all of us at nbc 10 we'll see you later this afternoon, glenn will. >> yeah. er getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan). we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life state farm is there.
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