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towers at center city place. it will be cooler. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. >> welcome back vai. a few sprinkles in the area after showers came through overnight. the chance is greater to the north. clouds have broken over cape may. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. there's a chance we'll see spotty showers across cape may and the rest of the area. a few sprinkles. you can see them in lower bucks county. very light scattered shower activity. more impressive are the showers to the north and west. streaming towards allentown. the threat of rain is greater in allentown than you will see to the south but i can't rule out a spotty shower even in philadelphia. scattered showers at 8:00. by 11:00 you'll see breaks of sunshine. may be tracking the last few
rain drops in the area. 2:00 this afternoon. that's when temperatures will start to climb. in the 70s. hour by hour neighborhood by neighborhood. get a check of traffic on a wednesday morning. jessica boyington in the first alert traffic center. good morning jesse. >> good morning, bill. good morning, everyone. heading out the door in new jersey, good news on 295 around route 73 in mount laurel. you can see moving along just fine. southbound and northbound doing great. 12 minutes or under. no problems there. king of prussia, accident on gulf road and west decalb pike. another incident happening in delaware county. it's closed between new middletown road and baltimore pike. a pole is blocking off all roadways in the area. take route 1 to get by the scene for the time being. as we head out the door to mass transit, no problems as well.
everything running on time. well right now, part of a philadelphia street is shut down after the front of a row home crumbled to the ground overnight. "nbc 10's" katy zachry is live along south bouvier street at point breeze. look at the rubble that's left behind. what happened, katy? >> yeah, in the aftermath, the family -- two families living by the partial collapse on bouvier street they were forced out on the street. there was fear their adjacent homes would be damaged. they have to wait until entering until an engineer can come and inspect the home and make sure it's safe. an lni inspector inspecting the scene overnight tell me the house has been a hazard for several weeks. that's why the city put up this large fencing on the sidewalk
around it in case debris came down. neighbors tell me that is exactly what happened overnight. the front bricks and foundation came falling down after the rain we had rolled in giving neighbors here quite a scare. >> i was actually in the shower and i heard like a loud crash. i thought it was a car crash but i came outside and the whole house collapsed. >> reporter: again, it seems like the weather we had overnight, the rain that came in, that come pro meesed the foundation which was clearly already compromised. the second and first floor foundation bricks came down. fortunately no one on the sidewalk injured as well. katy zachry "nbc 10 news." katy thank you. new overnight, one man is dead two others wounded in a shooting in north philadelphia. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live at temple university hospital where the two survivors are
recovering. what are police working on with this investigation? >> reporter: well neighbors, cameras, those two surviving victims, vai, those are the three elements police hope will lead them to some answers. overnight the 3100 block of north 6th street. the gunfire started just after 12:30 this morning. officers were patrolling the area when they heard a series of gunshots. they found three victims on the ground. all of them rushed to temple hospital. two are stable and one is dead. they have found three dozen spent casings of two different caliber. >> we know there were a lot of shots fired. we found 32 spend shell casings on the highway at the intersection of 6th and clear street ashtd also on the sidewalk and on the street. >> reporter: police tell us that detectives intend to speak with
surviving victims this morning. they are in their early 20s. they are being held asus sperkts because of the amount of fire power found at the scene. there was no identification on him and so far no arrests. continue to get updates on the story. live in north philadelphia. matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." 6:05 and 65 degrees outside. philadelphia police want residents of one neighborhood to be on a lookout after a woman was abducted and sexually assaulted on the way to would. >> get a look at the mini van that was used in the friday morning attack in fish town. take a good look at this sketch. this is a sketch of the man that grabbed the victim at gun point at york and emerald, forced her into a van and sexually assaulted her. >> i was like in my doorway acting like he lived here. when the lady walked by he grabbed her. >> police say that the victim did not know her attacker. they say the van used in the assault is an early 1990 dodge or chrysler mini van with no
rear seat. a south jersey teen takes the witness stand against his biological parents at a military trial. they're accused of neglecting their three foster children. they lived in burlington county at the time of their arrest. john jackson is living with a foster family. he said his parents often userd bible passages to justify hitting the toddlers with a paddle, stick, other tools. he said one passage a couple quoted reads foolishness is bound up in the heart of the child but the rod of correction will drive it out. prosecutors say along with beating the foster children, they denied them food and water. we have new information on a deadly shooting case in camden. a man convicted of gunning down an afghanistan war veteran could face up to 70 years in prison. yesterday they found darryl
chrone guilty of aggravated manslaughter in the death of loper. he was trying to break up a fight in 2013 when he was shot to death. sentencing set for june 18th. unionized nurses will support a bill calling for a minimum nurse to patient ratio. the unions say that the bill will protect both caregivers and patients. nurses plan to rally at the state capital later this morning. also today pennsylvania's u.s. senators will unveil a bill that will cut the back log at va hospitals across the country. the bipartisan measure will be outlined on capitol hill. it's based on a report detailing the back log in philadelphia and other va centers. it's designed to speed up delivery of services for future veterans. now your "nbc 10" weather
with meteorologist bill henley. >> a warm start this morning. temperatures are in the 60s. we've got some breaks in the clouds. sun coming up this morning. a little bit of sunshine before showers return. raining in the pocono mountains, sunshine 62 degrees. clouds of 67 decrease. we will see clouds hanging in there for much of the morning, but we will get some breaks of sunshine. more likely you'll see some sunshine this afternoon. in between we could see some more of this. light rainfall moving towards the allentown area right now. showers overnight have moved off shore. there were some thunderstorms, too mpt too. the stuff that's heading in lighter scattered rainfall. not expected to see thunder or lightning. sunshine will break through at times. you're more likely to see rain in mount pocono alan town, quaker town. the rain keeping temperatures into the 60s there. some breaks of sunshine for reading. 72 degrees. into the low 70s for doylestown
trenton, mount holly. less likely to see some showers. we could still see a pop-up shower during the day today. cape may, 72 degrees. spotty shower for wilmington, swedesboro 78 degrees while it warms to 76 in philadelphia. not an all day rainfall but a one day cooldown. heat returns tomorrow. i have the seven day when i return back to ten. >> we had light fog earlier this morning. i do see wet roads out there. it shouldn't be a factor. >> let's check with jessica boyington and see what she's seeing. >> dealing with wet roads. possibly some reduced visibility. right now what we're dealing with on route 1 is an accident scene. you can see police activity there. blocking out the center lanes but now it's moved over into the shoulder and part of that right hand lane. traffic squeezing by that area. this is the southbound side of route 1. use some caution and watch out
as you're heading out the door in the area montgomery. we do see an accident on welch road and north wells road for you to watch out there for as well. in king of prussia, another accident on gulf road and west decalb pike. not too far away in delaware county, another incident in middletown township. elwin road is closed between new middletown road and the pike. you can take route 1 to get by that scene as well. tracy. thanks jesse. 10 after 6:00. up next where ecigarettes may soon be banned in air our yeah. plus a teen in trouble with a road rage incident involving a 2-year-old girl. we'll tell you how the child's father helped track down the suspect. a new voice calls for calm in baltimore. we'll fill you in on the music star who's putting on a concert to promote peace.
a buck's county teenager's road rage landed him behind bars. 18-year-old william henderson pointed a gun at another driver after the driver cut him off in traffic while merging on to i-95. the other driver had his 2-year-old daughter in the car. he said henderson fired one shot from a realistic looking gun. it was a blank round fired from a starter's pistol. >> you can't tell the difference. >> nobody knows the difference. >> nobody knows the difference. the other guy could have pulled a gun, too. you could have had a couple people dead. >> the victim then followed the driver until philly police pulled him over. investigators say henderson admitted to firing the starter's pistol which is used during track and field ee vends and doesn't fire bullets. >> "nbc 10" viewer snapped these pictures in south philadelphia yesterday.
septa told us the bus driver tried to make a detour around the stopped freight train you see there on the left of your screen. sky force 10 was over the scene at the columbus boulevard and taskers street. the train was apparently blocking that intersection. we spoke to a woman who said she saw the whole thing. happening today, montgomery county law enforcement will be rolling out street enforcement. they'll unveil the bike patrol unit. they'll keep tabs on the county courthouse and at community events. police and prosecutors donated the cash and equipment for the new unit. >> in delaware a bill that would ban the smoking of electronic cigarettes will go to the state senate. house passed a measure. it will prohibit ecig smoking. new jersey has an indoor ban on vaping. pennsylvania does not. now to a story from our
partners at the philadelphia business journal. there could soon be more places to shop along north broad street. a development company plans to add new retail space on north broad near fair mount avenue. you're looking at an artist rendering on what the area will look like. it could include redevelopment of the devine hotel. it is 6:16. if you're getting ready to head out the door let's check the roads for you. >> hey, guys. good morning, everyone. dealing with the clearing of an accident scene around route 1. this is our cam are from wisahicken avenue. no problems there. accident scene clearing out of the way on the right-hand side. definitely good news there. lanes getting through. out montgomery dealing with an accident scene on welch road and north wells road and another crash out the door heading out the door this morning around middletown township and delaware county. elwin road is still closed not a crash, actually downed poles
in the area due to an earlier crash. you can take route 1 to get out the door. no problems. we see the vehicle on the schuylkill expressway. i'll tell you where that is when we come back in ten. "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> the sun is up. temperatures never got cold. we're in the 60ed. you can see breaks in the cloud cover. a few showers and now we're getting sunshine. there's a chance you'll run into a shower today. 67 in philadelphia. that's 17 degrees above normal for this time of year. clouds in the pocono mountains. that's where we have seen rainfall. this is the view from french manor this morning. clouds will break late in the day. more wet weather on the way for the pocono mountains. you heard vai mention light fog in wilmington. that's better than it was
earlier. it's socked in. lancaster, steady. 1/4 mile there. lower bucks county moving into burlington county at this hour. these are the clouds that are going to be returning to the area this morning and the brighter clouds that's where the rain is coming down. this is the rain that is going to move into berks, lehigh bucks, montgomery counties, but it's less likely to occur in delaware and south jersey. a spotty shower there. mostly cloudy day and you might want to grab an umbrella just to play it safe. temperatures in the 70s today. occasional showers this morning and into the afternoon and later into the day. the clouds are gone temperatures are going to be warming as a result. tomorrow, a nice day. thursday humidity low. 82 degrees in the afternoon. warmup on track for friday and the weekend. 85 degrees friday and saturday and come mother's day sunday you will feel the return of the humidity. muggy day. spotty showers and a chance of
storms tuesday. 6:19. breaking news for you. french aviation authorities have just released a8tptpreliminary report on the germanwings plane crash. the pilot had practiced a controlled descent on previous flights. the pilot left the cockpit on that flight as well. andreas andreas lubitz is expected of purposefully crashing that plane. we will show you what hikers saw the moment the quake hit in nepal. an update on the death toll and devastation. later more drones take flight. we'll hear from the faa chief on the plan to ensure safety in the skies.
tower in center city philadelphia. standing majestically there. you see the light clouds and spotty rain. mostly dry, clear, cooler. we'll have bill henley and his first alert forecast coming up in a few minutes. 6:23. dramatic new video that you have to see showing hikers in nepal running for safety just before a landslide that happened before the perth quake. the death toll exceeds 7,000. more than 8 million affected with at least 2 million in need of water, food medicine. counter terrorism experts say isis may not have ordered the attack at a cartoon contest, but the gunmen may have been inspired by the extremist group. u.s. officials have been working to counter the efforts of terrorist groups like isis which use social media to radicalize people in the u.s. elton simpson was killed as they
fired shots featuring cartoons of the prophet muhammad. the man accused of abducting and killing a virginia college student could now face the death penalty. prosecutors filed capital murder charges against jesse matthew. they say he is linked to the abduction and murder of another student. dorian johnson, a friend of michael brown who was with him has sued the city of ferguson the officer involved as well as the former police chief. he claims officer darren wilson initiated the confrontation and that he used excessive force. a grand jury and the u.s. department of justice cleared and declined to charge wilson. prince will perform a special rally for peace in baltimore. organizers say it's meant to be a catalyst for reflection
following the unrest in that city. prince recently recorded a protest song called "baltimore." they're asked to wear the color gray in tribute to freddie gray and others lost in violence. and good morning, everyone. i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. you're looking at live the schuylkill expressway at montgomery drive with a disabled vehicle over in the left-hand lane. slow going behind that scene. you can see 18 minutes starting to slow down on the blue route up towards the vine street expressway. an accident montgomery on welsh road and north wales road. we'll check in with i-95 coming up. we'll see how this morning's forecast is looking with bill henley. good morning, bill. >> nice and mild to start with. good morning, jesse. mostly cloudy. there are some breaks in the clouds. see a little bit of sunshine before the chance of showers returns, but really you don't have to bundle up this morning. 67 degrees right now at
philadelphia international. northeast philadelphia is in the upper 60s as well. pottstown, wrightstown, doylestown, millville all starting out in the 60s today. and we are following breaking news this morning. a row home collapsed that forced neighbors outside in a philadelphia neighborhood. "nbc 10's" katy zachry is live at the scene. katy? >> reporter: hi vai. take a look behind me. this is the home that partially collapsed here in the point breeze section of philadelphia giving people living around it quite a scare overnight and this morning one family is still out of their home because of this mess. >> reporter: i'm monique braxton live outside of svu where they're investigating the abduction and sexual assault of a woman early last friday morning. we'll show you a sketch and video that police want you to see.
"nbc 10" breaking news. this morning a collapse leaves gaping holes in this philadelphia row house and forces neighbors to scramble out of their homes. we're live at the scene updating the investigation. also this morning philadelphia police are looking for a mini van and a predator who sexually assaulted a woman while she was on her way to work. and here's a live look outside. the delaware river. won't be as warm today as it was yesterday and we're tracking some showers but we have you covered about the timing and everything. 6:30. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. i turned on my air conditioning. "nbc 10" bill henley from the first alert forecast center. >> you'll need the air conditioning this weekend. cool day. sounds backwards, but clouds overnight stay with us. we even saw a few showers. right now we're getting some breaks in the clouds. you can see the sun coming up over wilmington. in fact more sunshine in
delaware than most of the rest of the area. the farther north you travel the better the chance you'll see some showers. there are some spotty showers to be found in the area. look north and west that's the wet weather moving into the area. spotting a bit of thunderstorm activity. less likely for our asia today. you see it's approaching lewis town. 70s this afternoon. breaks of sunshine here at the "nbc 10" studios. this morning you might want to keep an umbrella handy. chance of showers at 8:00. spotty showers even later this morning and into the afternoon. philadelphia gets some breaks of sunshine and warms into the 70s. a lot going on. we'll take a look at the neighborhood-by-neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. right now getting a check on traffic with jessica boyington. >> good morning, bill. still dealing with a disabled vehicle situation on the schuylkill expressway around montgomery drive. you can see taking out that left-hand lane. crew on the scene trying to get
this out of the way. a pretty serious backup starting to come behind that. 21 minutes eastbound total drive time from the blue route up towards the vine street expressway. as we check out the rest of the drive times, 95 starting to jam up southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. the schuylkill expressway you looked at no problems on the blue route but heading out the doorway, elwin road is closed due to downed polls. you want to take route 1 to get by vai. today engineers will head out to the point breeze neighborhood of philadelphia where a row home collapsed overnight. "nbc 10's" katy zachry has been updating us. katy this house has already been deemed a hazard. >> vai right. i checked with one of the building inspectors and they say this property is slated to be demolished because it's been deemed to be an imminent danger.
what you're looking at here the front of the house that was missing, that was not part of any planned demolition. that just happened overnight. neighbors tell me the overnight rain came through and then soon after that the bricks on the front of the house became so unsteady they fell to the ground as did some of the foundation. now the fence that's out here on the front of the sidewalk has been here for several weeks. the city put it down in case the area came down. no one was inside the house when it happened. no one has been living here for several weeks. fortunately, no one was injured on the sidewalk when the bricks came crumbling down. two homes to the left, the families had to be evacuated. fortunately one of the families has been let back inside. the one who lives next door lni will not let her in because it's just been deemed too unsafe for her to enter. as i speak, there is a member of a construction crew who was called out here.
i'm told he has been working with the owner and he is under the impression that the owner will have them take down this house today completely demolish it. reporting live in the point breeze section of the city katy zachry "nbc 10 news." 6:34. following this breaking news out of north philadelphia. a shooting left one man dead and two others wounded. the gunfire broke out on north sixth street just after 12:30 this morning. officers were patrolling the air you when they heard a series ever kbungun shots. medics rushed them to the hospital. one is dead two survivors are in stable condition. police are holing them as suspects because they found three guns near the shooting scene joompt happening today lawyers will make their statement in the case of a levittown man who is accused of killing a doctor. she was attacked in her center
city home after she complained about his extermination service. she was a pediatrician at children's hospital in philadelphia. investigators say after smith strak ld her, he started a fire to try to hide the murder. police got their break in the case when surveillance video showed smith walking near her house in center city. police are hoping thatd public can help them catch the person responsible for an abduction and sexual assault in one philadelphia neighborhood. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is lif at the special victim's unit. tell us what we know monique. >> reporter: hey there, tracy. investigators are also issuing an alert this morning for any females who go to work before sun sunrise. here's what they tell us. a 20-year-old said last friday she was snatched off a fish town street and sexually assaulted. svu investigators believe that victim was forced into this mini van you see here captured by a
surveillance camera in the 2000 block of east york street. police want you to take a look at this 1990s dodge or chris lore mini van. they believe it was driven by the sexual predator. the victim helped the police with the sketch of her attacker. she also told police he pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at her, then forced her into the mini van. >> he drove her to an unknown location forced her to undress, point of gun, and then she was sexually assaulted. she was inside the van with the male for about an hour. >> reporter: now the victim also told police she was released ten blocks away near boston and almond streets. police say the unknown suspect is between 21 and 25 years of age, 5'7" to 5'10" and weighs about 160 pounds. now in the next half hour we're going to tell you how some women
in the community are now handling their morning commute. it's definitely an investigation we'll be following. live for now outside svu, monique braxton, nbc news. happening today the new jersey supreme court will begin deciding if governor chris christie broke the law by slashing the state's payment into the pension system. the justices will hear arguments involving more than $1 billion christie slashed from this year's payment. the state is appealing this when the governor diverted the funds to fill a deficit. yesterday state officials announced they expect to collect the extra revenue between now and the end of june. the state treasurer said he'll testify about the revenue projections before a senate budget panel later this month. in the philadelphia ris for mayor, we are less than two
weeks away from the primary. the democratic candidates faced off last night. they discussed the police department's relationship with citizens and whether they would keep police commissioner charles ramsey. here's a look at the democratic candidates. the winner will take on melissa murray bailey in the november election. bailey is running unopposed for the gop nomination. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> starting to see some sunshine right now break through the clouds that came through the overnight with some rain showers. live view from center city. sunshine will be bright at times to start with but the clouds are not going to leave us completely until later today and tonight. right now if you're heading out the door in the pocono mountains, rain but not in dover. sunshine and in between the clouds and warmer this morning. 67 degrees right now. cape may skies are breaking.
live view from marquis de lafayette hotel. showers pushed off shore overnight. there they go. there was some wet weather to start with streamed across atlantic city. dry since we went on the air at 4:00. since that time we've been watching these showers. not expecting to see thunderstorms but rain in alan town. you might see a spotty shower in trenton, mount holly. norris town warming into the lower 70s. sub sunshine breaking. cape may, dover, vineland each of those locations will see 73 degrees this afternoon. warmer for wilmington and swedesboro with clouds breaking for sunshine. a chance of a scattered shower this morning and into the early afternoon hours. then we have dryer weather and some warmer weather on the way, too. the seven day forecast when i
come back in 10. 6:39. time to get a check on the traffic. that problem was eastbound on the schuylkill montgomery avenue headed to the city. >> let's see if we can get an update from "nbc 10" first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> still dealing with the disabled vehicle on the schuylkill. we'll take a look at drive times in a second. 95 approaching the betsy ross bridge. these are the northbound lanes. you can see the overall drive time not really affected by this disabled vehicle with crew on the scene trying to get it out of the way. over on the shoulder. good news there. all lanes open and moving along. the problem on 95 is the southbound side from woodhaven road to center city 32 minute trip. as we head out the door to the schuylkill expressway a little shot around the conshohocken curve. total drive times affected by the disabled vehicle on the eastbound side from the blue route up towards the vine street expressway just a half an hour there. heading out to delaware county
in middletown township elwin road is still closed between new middletown road and baltimore pike due to a cut down pole. take route 1 to get by. a question as you're getting up this morning. are you sleep deprived? if you say yes, you're not alone. the amount of sleep you get may depend on where you live. the search is on for the person behind a cruel attack on sea lions on the west coast.
teachers should have their contracts respected. they also should be held accountable. and it's wrong philadelphia gets less school funding than other parts of pennsylvania. i'll work with harrisburg to change that. but if they refuse i'll take them to federal court. as mayor i'll do what's right for them. we continue to follow this breaking news. within the hour french aviation authorities released a preliminary report on the germanwings plane crash. the report says that the pilot who eventually took down the flight, the co-pilot set the altitude to 100 feet five separate times on another flight
previously in that day of the deadly wreck. the report also says the pilot was out of the cockpit at the time. so basically the co-pilot had practiced his plan before he crashed the flight later that day. andreas lubitz is suspected of deliberately crashing that plane in the alps killing all 150 people on board. authorities in germany arrested four people accused of founding an extremist group to attack mosques. police conducted raids and they said the suspects also planned to attack housing provided for people seeking asylum and they gathered explosives for those possible attacks. happening today, the head of the faa will unveil two new initiatives on drones in atlanta. he will announce initiatives to safely mandate unmanned aircraft into the busiest air space. speaker/singer elton john will speak in washington.
he's there on behalf of the elton johns aids foundation. he's pushing them to continue funding hiv and aids programs. ferry service to cuba is one step closer. the move is in line with the administration's desire to normalize relations between the u.s. and cuba. the cuban government has not commented on the move. and the french flotilla that had been docked in cuba is sailing towards the florida keys. it's made up of 14 boats. it left france last october and arrived in cuba in early april. the flotilla's visit to cuba comes at a time when cuban relations with the european union and the united states have improved. french president francois hollande will travel later this month. leah still will celebrate her 6th birthday at the hospital
having a stem cell transplant. she looks ready to fight. he says leah's cancer is in remission. she's getting chemotherapy to destroy any possible cancer cells still in her body. the stem cell transplant will help her rebuild new cells. leah was diagnosed with cancer last june. we've been following her treatment. she got treatment at c.h.o.p. this was her a few weeks ago scoring a touchdown at temple's spring football game. in his instagram post devin said it's a serious, scary, long treatment but it is a step in the right direction and we wish them well. we'll keep you posted on how she's doing. >> yes indeed. i don't know that we needed a study to learn this fact. a new study, nonetheless, finds that people are not getting enough sleep. >> researchers found that the average american gets nearly 7 hours of sleep a night which is less than the eight hours recommended by the experts. 40% of people report getting
less than four hours of restful sleep. one possible reason for sleepless nights, more than half the people say they use electronic devices in bed. here's how our area ranks when it comes to getting the most sleep. it's very interesting. pennsylvania that state came in 26th with people getting an average of 6.7 hours of sleep. just fewer than half say they don't get enough sleep. 53% use electronic devices in bed. in new jersey people get less sleep, 6.6 hours. more people using electronic devices. that state ranks 32nd. delaware has the lowest ranking for sleep. the average sleep 6.6 hours per night. 71% of people say they use electronic devices in bed. police in california are hoping to pick up clues from city surveillance cameras to find the person responsible for poisoning more than a dozen sea lions. investigators say that person snuck into the pacific marine mammal center in laguna beach
and dumped chlorine into the water system. 17 sea lions were being treated there. they were given a clean bill of health. they were scheduled to be released but now they're being treated with sores on their eyes. 6:49. philadelphia police is laying out its plans for the pope's visit to the city. charles ramsey tells us the department's homeland security unit will coordinate with the vatican and police personnel will travel to meet with the pope's staff next month. the commissioner says police will also get help from other agencies including the fbi and secret service. >> we may do that in order to make sure that we can maintain our coverage out in neighborhoods. i can't draw the entire philadelphia police department downtown. >> they tell us crowd control will be a key part of the plan with an anticipated 2 million people in the city to see the pope. you can count on "nbc 10" to bring you updates as the papal visit gets closer.
you can get alerts delivered to your smartphone or tablet with the "nbc 10 news" app. pay per view customers in las vegas are filing suit claiming floyd mayweather's victory over manny pacquiao was not a level fight. it claims pacquiao concealed a shoulder injury before the boxing match ever happened. pacquiao needs surgery for a torn rotator cuff. he'll be out 9 to 120 r 12 months -- 9 to 12 months. promoters plan to make $3 million off pay per view revenues. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 10 minutes before 7:00. we have some sunshine. we also have a few areas of light fog. they won't last all day. tracking some showers that will be back into the area. those will not last all day. and the one-day cool down begins with the showers. pack in the 80s tomorrow and right on into the weekend. sunshine breaking through the
clouds in philadelphia. 67 degrees. really never got cool overnight. you see some blue skies. this is the view. a sunny view from here at the "nbc 10" studios. clouds will not clear until likely tonight. fog has already cleared out of the wilmington area. you can see some sunshine over the stadium in wilmington. the fog was down to a quarter mile. now mile and a quarter visibility. the problem is lancaster. it was dense fog to start with when we went on the air at 4:00. quarter mile visibility it just got thicker there. traveling, you might run into some fog and a few sprinkles, too. the steadier rain, light rain that will be moving into parts of the area, that's the brighter, white clouds. you can see the motion moving towards allentown, berks county. there will be some showers around if you want to play it safe. grab your umbrella. more likely north of philadelphia. otherwise, clouds and sunshine, 70s today.
but if you missed the 80s that we've had for the past few days, you don't have to wait long. they're back tomorrow. 82 degrees in philadelphia. really nice and comfortable. for thursday humidity stays low. on friday even as the temperature climbs into the middle 80s. saturday, clouds sunshine, 85 the high. here comes the humidity and the heat for mother's day sunday monday and tuesday. 6:52 and that 6:00 hour, the bewishing bewitching hour. >> we're starting to see the beginnings of rush hour here. first we're going to touch on an accident out in northeast philadelphia on the roosevelt boulevard southbound near grant avenue. more details to come as soon as we get them. look at the schuylkill expressway. the disabled vehicle has cleared out of the way. 37 minutes if you're headed eastbound from the blue route up towards the vine street
expressway. this is right around the roosevelt boulevard. westbound lanes, look how bad that is. 32 minutes for the entire trip. not as bad as the eastbound side. new jersey, no real problems. 6 minutes headed from 55 up towards the walt whitman bridge. new jersey no problems southbound. mass transit, things looking good. no problems for septa, new jersey transit and patco transit lines. drive times in five minutes. take a look behind you. we're in south philadelphia where part of a house crumbled to the ground overnight forcing nearby families to leave their homes for fear theirs would collapse, too. coming up what the city of philadelphia building inspectors are saying about it. and i'm monique braxton live outside special victims where investigators are looking into an abduction as well as the rape of a woman in fish town as she
i'm katy zachry live in south philadelphia where two families who live near this partial home collapse behind me had to evacuate overnight because there was fear their homes would collapse, too. now one of the families at this hour has been allowed to return home. the other who lives directly next door to this crumbling house has to wait until an engineer can inspect it later today. now a building inspector with the city of philadelphia tells me this home that crumbled overnight has been slated to be demolished, but the front of it that you see crumbled was not part of any planned demolition. neighbors say it happened after
the rain moved through after midnight. they say it sounded like a car crash when all of the bricks came tumbling down. fortunately no one was inside and no one was injured from the crumbling mess. reporting live katy zachry "nbc 10 news." i'm monique braxton live outside special victims where investigators have a sketch, surveillance videotape and a warning for women who head to work before sunrise. take a look at this videotape we have for you. svu investigators tell us a 22-year-old woman was forced into this mini van last friday morning in the 2,000 block of east york street. this 1990s dodge or chrysler mini van carried the victim from fish town to an unknown location where she was sexually assaulted. the victim told police that this was the attacker. we have a sketch for you now. he's also described as carrying a black semi-automatic handgun. we're going to stay on top of this investigation. women in the area are telling us they're going to be vigilant. live outside special victims,
monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." and good morning, everyone. i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. rush hour is underway. we're on 95 around gerrard avenue right now. 34 minutes if you're headed southbound from woodhaven road towards the vine street expressway. those are the southbound lanes there. it definitely proves that. an accident out in northeast philadelphia on the roosevelt boulevard southbound so use caution when traveling. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> starting off with some sunshine but we're also tracking a few scattered showers. you see the showers moving through southern chester county towards delaware. a few spots of shower activity in the immediate area and more rainfall off to the north and west. that's already moving into the alan town area. pocono mountains getting some rainfall. those showers will keep the threat of umbrellas going up during the day in our area. you can see we're getting
scattered showers. by 11:00 in the 70s. that's where we'll be for the rest of the afternoon. >> thank you, bill. "today" show is up next. local updates in 25 minutes. good morning. breaking news. he practiced it. a disturbing new report on the co-pilot accused of deliberately crashing that germanwings plane in france. he set the instruments for a controlledescent five times on his previous flight. why was he allowed back in the cockpit? terror connection? investigators combing deeper into the backgrounds of the two gunmen who attacked the prophet muhammad cartoon contest. were they really involved with isis or just inspired by the terror group? nbc news exclusive. the new york city police officer attacked by a man