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cobbs creek, strawberry mansion, mayfair, we must work together with an understanding that every neighborhood matters. >> jim kenney is one step closer to being mayor of philadelphia. this morning we're looking at what's next as we head towards the november election. brief relief from the heat. we're getting a cooldown today and it will include a little breeze. 62 degrees outside. good morning. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today" today". i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. i got up and turned off the air conditioner. >> opened up the windows. >> like it. >> let's get to bill henley with the forecast. >> nice natural air conditioning. you can feel it first thing this morning. the wind is with us. that's a good thing. the dry air rushing into place. the breeze is blowing a atop the air mark building. the winds are at 8 miles an hour in philadelphia. 13-mile-an-hour breeze in dover and the winds will be picking up. we'll be closer to 20 miles an
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hour as you go into the afternoon. look at the temperature range, 49 right now in mount pocono while it's 70 in cape may. philadelphia right in the upper 50ed and low 60s at this time. clouds and sunshine and then more sunshine with winds out of the northwest at 8:00 to 12 miles an hour. into the 60s at 11:00. near 70 degrees by 2:00 this afternoon. neighborhood by neighborhood will show you what kind of warmup you can expect today. let's check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. what's happening jessica? >> we're starting to pick up. just getting word of an accident closing all lanes on the schuylkill expressway eastbound near broad street. that's all the details we have. we'll keep you updated on the opening of that roadway as well as that could create quite a backup. heading out the door to 202 around high street dealing with a tractor trailer run off the road. not blocking off any of the roadways but something to watch out for and use caution when traveling through the area.
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watch out for police activity and ambulance activity on the southbound side of the 202. pa turnpike currently no problems for the drive times there. 21 minutes headed westbound from route 1 up towards valley forge and the same going eastbound. mass transit, we had a rough week with that. all normal service has resumed from amtrak new jersey transit and septa. we'll check on the schuylkill expressway. >> new from overnight, a flight from philadelphia to europe was diverted to canada because of a death on board. american airlines flight 700 was traveling from philadelphia international airport to frankfurt, germany. someone on board the plane died of a heart attack. the plane landed in newfoundland. in the last 30 minutes american airlines told us all passengers have been put in hotel rooms and will get a flight to frankfurt earlier this morning. we're looking to find out the conditions of two people involved in a motorcycle crash in germantown.
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philadelphia police believe the man may have run a red light at hortter street and chu avenue. 6:03. the biggest auto recall ever. if you own a car or truck there is a 1 in 4 chance you'll be affected by it. chris cato is here. chris, airbags. >> yeah something that's supposed to keep you safe is the reason for this massive recall. the airbags made by japanese company takata the government regulators are ordering them to be replaced. we have some perspective. 33.8 million. 1 in 4 vehicles on the road. you have a 1 in 4 chance of being affected by this. the faulty and potentially deadly airbags were made by takata. they're included in honda, toyota, ford general motors, bmw. here's the problem. the airbags can inflate with too much force sending metal shards flying at passengers.
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other drivers have lost eyes and been badly cut. 6 have died. >> lives are at stake. it's our job to protect them so that's why we're doing what we're doing. >> all right. here's what you need to do if you want to find out if your airbag needs to be replaced you need your vehicle identification number or vin which is typically displayed on the bottom side of your windshield. once you have that you can go to and you can find a link to the national database handling the recall. if you're affected, don't expect an immediate fix. the federal government has to prioritize which models are in most danger of having those faulty airbags. we'll have more for you later. reporting from our studio i'm chris cato "nbc 10 news." we now know jim kenney will represent the democrats for philadelphia mayor coming in november. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live. matt, the primaries are in the
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books and now it's on to the general election where they're expecting probably a landslide there, too. >> reporter: that's right. with democrats outnumbering republicans 7 to 1, many believe it won't be a fight come november. that there was the scene at jim kenney's victory party last night. kenney won the primary with more than half of the vote. voter turnout was low. less than 27%. by comparison the turnout for the general election in 2011 the last mayor's race was 20%. not too many people voting for mayor in recent years. we saw and heard plenty of ads. state senator anthony hardy williams outspend kenney's campaign. in the end that did not matter. these six candidates in for a long haul with four debates and 70 forums. jim kenney made some campaign
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promises known. >> fighting for universal pre-k, community schools, community schools. a real living wage and the end to stop and frisk. >> reporter: here is the match-up to succeed mayor michael nutter. against melissaeaineelissea murray bailey will be his competitor. live outside city hall i'm matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." 6:06. decision 2015 voters decided nominations for more than a dozen seats in philadelphia's city council. the second district covers southwest philadelphia and parts of south philadelphia. democratic incumbent kenyatta johnson got 73% of the vote over ori feibush.
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in this case maria quinones-sanchez beat manny morales. morales is accused of posting racial comments on social media. there were four questions that were chosen nonbinding referendum. whether the city should create a commission for women. that passed. question three asked whether philadelphia should expand the mandate of increased language services for government offices. voters decided yes. question four centered on establishing a commission for funding universal pre-k. voters said yes to that as well. you can count on "nbc 10" for complete results of the pennsylvania primary. go to or "nbc 10 news" app to find results from a new race. a man accused of grabbing a woman off a philadelphia street and sexually assaulting her inside a mini van. u.s. marshals arrested manual
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cintron monday night. investigators got a break after they found his mini van. surveillance cameras recorded his van in fish town. cintron forced the woman in the van at gun point before assaulting her and letting her go. he tried to grab another woman earlier in the day but she got away. first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 8 minutes after 6:00. the sun is up and humidity is down making it a cooler feeling this morning and a bit chillier for some areas north and west. a cool change ahead today. low 70s this afternoon. no sign of the 80s we had yesterday. it is breezy. wind will stay with us this afternoon. dry today. showers are a possibility in some areas tomorrow. not everybody is going to see it. clouds over mount pocono. 49 degrees while it's just shy of 60 degrees in northeast philadelphia. 57 with sunny skies in atlantic city. you can see the wind blowing the
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tree. this is a view from blue mountain which had fog yesterday at this time. no sign of fog. a little bit of sunshine is being filtered through the clouds. the clouds will be blowing in but also riding in on the winds which have settled down a little bit at this hour. that's the dry air that's going to be continuing to dump into the area during the day. there you can see the cloud cover farther off to the north and west. some clouds completely dry. in between the clouds we'll get some sunshine. you might need your umbrella tomorrow because of this. those are showers on the way for parts of the afternoon. for today 60s for allentown and reading. see clouds and sunshine. low 70s for mount holly and norris town. rehoboth, 69 degrees. very low 70s. not much warmer for atlantic city and cape may. sunshine will be bright enough
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to warm wilmington up to 69 degrees. 72 for drexel hill and philadelphia. weekend forecast when i come back with the seven day. thank you, bill. 6:10 this wednesday morning. we already had a couple of problems, one on 202 and i think the most recent one on the schuylkill. >> we're getting information about that. "nbc 10" first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. where is it? >> monitoring an accident, tracy, on the schuylkill expressway on the eastbound side approaching broad street where we had earlier all lanes blocked. it seems to be as you can see the schuylkill expressway is moving along nicely. they are allowing traffic through. expect residual delays through that spot. out on route 202 in west chester we are watching out for a disabled tractor trailer run off the road. not in the roadway around high street. we are watching some police activity on the scene trying to get that cleaned up and out of
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the way. as we check out on 95 on the drive times, starting to slow down in the typical spots from roodhaven road towards the vine street expressway. currently no problems through the work zone if you're headed northbound. we'll update you coming up. 6:11. a strange but true story has some parents concerned about this skate park near the park museum. it's not the borders or ramps, it's a man searching for young feet. it's been a long road but some communities still hurting after hurricane sandy are still hurting. it's taken an auction to do it.
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philadelphia police want to talk to a man who asked to take pictures of an 11-year-old's feet. the boy says the man approached him while he was skateboarding
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at pain's park near the art museum. the man took several photos of the boy's bare feet in exchange for a soda. he told the boy to come back with his friends. the incidents happened on may 10th. it wasn't reported until several days later. 6:15. camden county police could soon realize its goal of becoming a true regional force. two years after joining with the camden city police the camden county force wants to partner now with pen talk ken township. "nbc 10" got a copy of the proposal it got on monday. it could save pennsauken nearly $5 million a year. this he would have to cut positions and make changes in overtime and salaries. pennsauken police tell us the citizens are not happy. >> first concern is where did this come from? this isn't what they want then why is this happening? >> i think they're doing what
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pennsauken has been doing for a long time. >> pennsauken police say the township plans to hold a forum to get public comment. police in new jersey are on the lookout for a missing man that they believe could be connected to this fiery crash in burlington county. investigators say joseph tiedeman owned the truck that crashed into the overpass. one man in the truck died but police don't believe that victim was tiedeman. now they'd like to ask the 58-year-old joseph tiedeman some questions but haven't been able to find him. he lives in burlington. if you've seen him around give him a call. happening today, officials will have a celebration. there are 60 new parking spaces. the next phase of the project will refurbish the station building which was built in 1871. septa will also construct new platforms and a pedestrian tunnel starting this fall. 6:16.
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last time we checked there was a problem causing a shutdown of the schuylkill expressway. let's get you updated. >> let's go to jessica boyington. >> guys, we have good news. the accident has cleared out of the way a moment ago. we only had the shoulder getting by. first it was all closed down but now we are completely clear. schuylkill expressway east bound approaching broad street currently no problems there. the drive times are moving along just fine headed eastbound from the blue route to the viechb street expressway. starting to see volume on 95. southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway currently no problems on the blue route headed southbound. traveling on 202 out in westchester, there is a disabled tractor trailer around high street. the tractor-trailer has driven off the road. these are the southbound lanes. not on the roadway anymore. that's a good thing. traffic is able to move by the scene. we have police activity on the scene. you can expect the residual delays and use caution when
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traveling through the area. mass transit free and in the clear. no problems for amtrak new jersey transit or septa. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. 18 minutes after 6:00. sun's been up for more than half an hour. we're getting to see some of the clouds that are blowing through the area. no sign of any showers with these clouds. we will get nice breaks of sunshine to warm the temperatures into the 70s. nowhere near the 83 we had yesterday afternoon. right now it's 62 degrees and the wind out of the northwest at 8 miles an hour. it will go stronger and clouds will be blowing through the area. you can see the clouds over lake wallenpaupack. nice view from the pocono mountains. sunshine and temperatures in the 50s in the mountains. just a couple spots now in the low 60s. millville down to 59 degrees. it was in the 60s last hour. 57 degrees in wilmington. camden is at 59 and 58 in hadden
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field. cooler start this morning. much more comfortable. humidity taking a break. no sign of any activity on the radar screen today. tomorrow there is a chance that we will see some showers move back into the area. the clouds will be moving in late this evening into berks county and lancaster. right now just a few scattered clouds in those areas. temperatures, the sunshine will warm this afternoon into the low 70s but we'll be watching for clouds and by midnight 59 degrees in philadelphia. here come the clouds that will take over overnight tonight. still a cool start tomorrow morning. we'll be in the 50s at 7:00 tomorrow. starting off dry but the chance of showers will come during the afternoon first in delaware and south jersey and a possibility of light showers during the early afternoon commute tomorrow afternoon. that's tomorrow. for today, sunshine. a few passing clouds at time riding in on that wind.
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the wind keeps humidity down and temperatures cooler today. chillier tomorrow. seven day forecast, 63. morning low of 50 degrees. chance of showers in the morning hours especially south of philadelphia. then sunshine is back for friday. looking good for saturday heading into the holiday weekend. sunny skies saturday. nice warmup up to 80 degrees. there is a chance we'll see scattered showers on memorial day. the chance of showers will stick around tuesday as we head up to 90 degrees. the boys and girls clubs of philadelphia want a bold change for kids and comcast is helping. the boys and girls clubs announced a $40 million campaign yesterday. about half of the money will be used to build a new facility in germantown and comcast is donating $8 million to make that happen. comcast is the parent company of "nbc 10." the new facility will be named for comcast's founder raffle roberts. >> this campaign will in a phrase usher in a new era for
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the boys and girls clubs of philadelphia and for the thousands of children they serve today and the tens of thousands of children they will serve in the future. >> "nbc 10" president and general manager eric harris was there for the announcement. they will also build an ice rink next to the new facility. it's 6:21. a week after the deadly derailment amtrak's engineer union is calling for change. also some businesses may be using the deadly crash to cash in. we will tell you which industry is accused of a fare hike when rail service was shut down along the northeast corridor. who is pumping the brakes on pumping your own gas in new jersey.
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6:24. a proposal to pump your own gas in new jersey may be running on empty. two bills moving through the statehouse would kill the $500
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fine drivers face for pumping their own gas, but state senate president steve sweeney said the measure will not pass while he's in charge. sweeney said there's nothing wrong with the current system. >> i like doing things on my own. to me i'd rather get out and do my own stuff. >> we already have people who don't have jobs. now they want to take the jobs away from the people. >> new jersey is one of only two states in the country where drivers are not allowed to pump their own gas. the other is oregon and it comes in handy in cold winter months. and good morning, everyone. i am jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we are checking out 202 and monitoring this tractor-trailer that's run off the road. police activity out of the way right now. this is around high street over in the southbound laerchsnes. use caution traveling through the area. as we check out all of our majors in new jersey free and in the clear on 295, the new jersey turnpike and the 42 freeway. we will check in with mass transit coming up in five
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minutes around 6:30. first we'll send it over to bill henley in the weather center. >> doesn't that look nice? the wind is blowing. that is dry air rushing into the area. the humidity summer like heat taking a break today. a little bit more of a breeze at the surface stronger above building level. the winds above building level are an indication of the winds that will be here this afternoon. the battle of the race to be philadelphia's next mayor is now republican versus democrat. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live with details on democrat jim kenney's landslide win in the primary, matt. >> reporter: coming up vai. we'll breakdown what happened last night and what's next as we move closer to november. >> reporter: and i'm katy zachry live in center city philadelphia, where police are investigating six shootings that happened overnight. two of them were deadly. i've been talking to investigators throughout the morning and we'll have an update for you coming up.
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this is "nbc 10 news." the race for philadelphia's next mayor is set. jim kenney won the democratic nomination, but he hasn't won the election yet. and temperatures are down. humidity is down as well. and it is dry out there. little breezy. and cooler. going to be a nice day on tap. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today". i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. we have meteorologist bill henley with his forecast. >> the wind is really helping out. it's bringing in the dryer air making for a much more comfortable day. there you can see a combination of clouds and sunshine. no showers with these clouds. they'll be passing through dry. with breaks of sunshine we will see the temperatures warm from the 50s to 60s into the 70s this
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afternoon. roxboro 58 degrees. northeast philadelphia airport 59 degrees. clouds and sunshine to start with. breaks of sunshine at 11:00. 64 degrees. northwesterly winds at 14 miles an hour will persist into the afternoon. approaching the 70 degree mark early in the afternoon. temperatures are going to take a tumble overnight. tonight even cooler weather ahead. hour by hour future weather when i am back in ten minutes. right now let's get a check on the roads. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. anything going on? >> some volume in some majors and an incident. what i'm going to do is a rub through run through of cameras. high street where we've been dealing with a disabled tractor-trailer driven off the road on the southbound side. police activity just left the scene. it's something to watch out for.
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vine street expressway no volume. around 3rd street. we've been watching for the disabled vehicle for about an hour. no volume squeezing through that area as well. heading out the door towards 95 around cottman avenue, starting to see some delays. just under half an hour southbound towards center city. schuylkill expressway east/westbound starting to slow in the typical spots. 6:32. jim kenney's dream to become mayor lives on. he won yesterday beating out five other candidates. the numbers stand with 98% of the polls reporting. jim kenney got 55 mers percent of the votes followed by 26% for the next candidate. matt delucia is live outside city hall. what are people talking about? >> reporter: it's been more than 60 years since a republican won the mayor's seat in the city of
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philadelphia so jim kenney's odds are pretty good. the voters still have to come out in november. a festive night at jim kenney's victory party last night. with 98% of the precincts reporting as we mentioned, kenney won the primary with more than half of the vote. voter turnout was low. interesting in the race was the effort to get people to the polls. state senator anthony williams came in second despite outspending kenney's campaign. kenney has been in government for 23 years. he's vowed to provide universal pre-kindergarten. he wants to stop the stop and frisk and wants to raise the minimum wage to $15. >> whether you live in cobbs creek, mayfair, we must work together with an understanding that every neighborhood matters. >> campaign ends the jushy continues. the work continues. the passion continues.
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the drive continues. the commitment continues. the desire to bring it altogether as human beings continues. >> anthony williams there in his concession speech. november melissa murray bailey is the only republican challenger. though no republican has won the mayoral seat in six decades, kenney says he'll try to earn every vote that is out there. live at city hall this morning, i'm matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." if you would like to hear more of the speeches or check results from other local races you can go to our website or download the news app, "nbc 10." meanwhile, new from overnight police are investigating a report of a robbery in kensington. when they arrived at their home on east adry street at 3:30 in the morning they were approached by three armed men. they say they were forced inside and asked to hand over money and jewelry. the suspects took off in a white suv. so far there are no arrests. new from overnight, six
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shootings, some deadly in what was a violent night in philadelphia. the shootings happened across the city from the northern neighborhoods to the central and western sections of philadelphia. "nbc 10's" katy zachry is live in center city with more on the search for the suspects. katy, what about that search? >> hi vai. i just got off the phone with homicide detectives who tell me no arrests have happened yet. a mother of two was injured. it happened on east walnut lane in germantown after a stray bullet hit the woman's home shattering some glass which then injured her. now earlier in the evening two men were shot along frankford avenue in kensington. one of the victims who was shot in the head later died at temple university hospital. the other deadly shooting happened in west philadelphia on north red field street. police there say two people were shot along north red field street by someone in a car and drove away after pulling the trigger. one of the victims from that
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case, the 36-year-old man died after arriving at presbyterian hospital. to recan, right now investigators are looking into six separate shootings, some in germantown some in west philadelphia. also a scene in north philadelphia and in kensington. they're looking for information. if you have any, give philadelphia police a call. reporting live in center city katy zachry. "nbc 10 news." 6:36. a week after a deadly train derailment is calling for the railroad to put the second engineer on the trap. having two engineers would be a safety backup. you'll recall that engineer brendan bastian was alone when it derailed. the video shows the train seconds before the derailment. the video is not being released because it is part of the investigation. it could take a year or longer. a senator from connecticut is calling for investigation into possible price gouging by airlines following the
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derailment. senator chris murphy says there were reports that airlines dramatically increased airfares after the rail service was disrupted. he wants the justice department and federal trade commission to look into the matter and ensure that the airlines were not trying to make money off the tragedy. >> now your first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> sun up and cool changes in the air. you can feel it this morning. nice breezes blowing. that will be with us this morning. the dry air rushing into place. it will be dry today. tomorrow i'm tracking showers for parts of the area. right now, 49 in mounts pocono. close to 60 degrees in northeast philadelphia and atlantic city with sunshine. 57 degrees right now. there are breaks of sun in the pocono mountains. clouds rolling through dry and some blowing into the philadelphia area. not going to be all day cloud cover. enough sunshine to warm things up. satellite shows things are pretty quiet.
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no storm sis toems for today. this is what's heading our way. midwest with wet weather into st. louis and arkansas. we're getting that rain and that's on track for parts of our area for tomorrow. not today. you'll need your sunglasses. 50 degrees in the pocono mountain. it's a little bit stronger last night and mount holly and along the coast line. 71 degrees for cape may. vineland upper 70s. the breeze will continue out of the northwest 10 to 20 miles an hour for west chester, drexel hill and swedesboro. weekend forecast looking good for saturday and sunday with bright sunny skies saturday and a bit warmer sunday. possibility of showers on memorial day monday. got the seven day with the timing of the showers when i'm back in ten minutes. 6:38 this wednesday morning. a couple of trouble spots you
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should be aware of. >> let's find out exactly where they are. jessica boyington is watching them. jessica? >> this is what happens as rush hour begins to get underway. roosevelt boulevard between hyland avenue and route 14. more details to come and see any lane restrictions as well. we're dealing with the tractor-trailer that's run off the road on high street in west chester. police activity not on the scene. something to watch out for. it's over into the bishs. southbound traffic being allowed to move by the scene. as we check out the rest of the drive times slowing in normal spots in central city. just under half an hour. just over 15 minutes if you're headed on the schuylkill eastbound from the blue route out towards the vine street expressway. we'll check in with mass transit and see how that's doing coming up, vai. preying on people's
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generosity to get rich. next the four cancer charities federal authorities say already helped themselves. some hurricane sandy ravaged communities are getting a fresh start by getting on the auction block. we'll explain.
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come to your tv if you're not near it. we're going to show you pictures that are contrasting quite a bit. a live look at the comcast center. 62 degrees outside. clouds moving by. that's our weather. now look at what's happening in denver. yeah. plows clearing the roads. besides the snow other parts of colorado are dealing with the aftermath of heavy rain that has overflowed streams and rivers. a tennessee family is facing a series of lawsuits for what
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authorities call one of the largest charity fraud cases ever. the federal trade commission and law enforcement partners from all 50 states have filed a lawsuit against the cancer fund of america, children's cancer fund of america, cancer support services and the breast cancer society. vectors say the organizations run by james reynolds his former wife rose perkins and their son raised $187 million between 2008 and 2012 but only a small amount of that money actual whether i helped patients. one breast cancer survivor who also donated to the charities describes how she felt when she heard that news. >> we gave more than $2,000 to the organization and we thought it was going for -- to help women get mammograms. today when i heard about it i was completely disgusted by it. >> the family allegedly spent the money on cars luxury cruises, college tuition, jet ski trips and concert tickets.
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newark police are trying to identify the attacker and the victim in this cell phone video. it captured a knockout kick at a grado's pizza place last week. one of two dark men in shirts shoelding the victim's arms as the other delivers the kick. the victim falls to the floor as onlookers appear. they believe the kicker may be a bouncer at the restaurant. home buyers and incompetent vestors are rejoicing for their bids. the first batch of homes sold from storm damage went onqp/! auction block. one couple paid $270,000 for a home valued at twice that amount before sandy gutted it in 20125. a judge announced tuesday that he will formally sentence
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tsarnaev to death sometime next month. jurors recommended that death sentence last week. three people were killed and more than 260 hurt when tsarnaev and his brother placed a pair of bombs at the finish line in april of 2013. tsarnaev will also be given a chance to speak at his sentencing hearing. police and prosecutors in new york are taking stock of what they're calling the largest heroin bust in the city's history. take a look at this. federal agents displayed dozens of pounds of heroin worth $50 million. they found the drugs inside a car that was parked near a neighborhood park in the bronx. agents made two arrests. authorities say the heroin was smuggled into the u.s. from mexico. and a norwegian crews line ship that ran aground off of bermuda is now free. a rising tide helped free the ship from a coral reef late last night. it's waiting to be inspected. the ship was headed to boston when the malfunction forced it slightly off course. passengers on board are tweeting
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everyone it is calm and that the restaurants are full last night. >> today we are expected to find out if conagra foods will face criminal charges in connection with the peanut butter recall. this was linked to a salmonella outbreak. 645 people in 47 states were sickened. prosecutors plan to release details of their investigation and announce possible charges. majority leader mitch mcconnell says the senate will vote on a bill to end the national security agency's bulk collection of phone records before lawmakers break for the memorial day recess. they passed a measure which will replace bulk collection of a case-by-case basis. mcconnell has been holding out for hope for full renewal of the patriot act which includes a bulk data collection. that law is set to expire june 1st. a senate vote is also expected later this week on a highway funding bill passed by
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the house. the temporary bill would fund highway aid for two months. current funding from the federal highway trust fund would have expired at the end of the month. pennsylvania's governor says some of that federal money is needed to fix this state's roads and bridges. the study by the nonprofit national transportation research group says you're twice -- more than twice as likely to dion a rural road in pennsylvania than on an interstate highway or city street. according to the report, 18% of the state's rural roads pavement is in poor condition. >> need federal help. 52% of the money that goes into repairing our bridges and roads in this country comes from the federal government. as the "nbc 10" investigators have reported pennsylvania has more structurally deficient bridges than any other state. >> let's head to new york now for a look at what's ahead on the "today" show this morning. >> we say good morning to savannah guthrie and willie
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geist. >> good morning. >> hello. >> hi. >> how are you? >> you know what we were just doing? very innocent actually. we were talking to jessica from sirius fm. we tape the chitchats. we get carried away. hi. >> hi. >> anyway coming up on the show this morning, we're going to talk about the weather at the top. there were really severe storms in the south overnight, damaging tornadoes, major flooding there. al says you can expect even more today. also ahead, what are your kids really watching? the red flags being raised over the content on popular child friendly apps. then more of matt's epic tour de red nose including the flat tire that added to his adventure when natalie joins him on the road. >> those stories and two of the biggest names in hollywood stop by. very exciting. dwayne johnson gets you ready for the big one and jamie foxx performs live off his album in our studios. big one dialed up for you, vai
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and tracy, when we see you on "today." >> dwayne johnson and jimmy foxxamie foxx. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> they're on satellite radio, we are on perry scope. behind the scenes @jessica boyington. it's like serious radio but it has pictures and it's free. the natural air conditioning we're getting, you can see the clouds blowing past the comcast center. that wind is also not just delivering clouds but also bringing the humidity down. temperatures, 62 degrees. so much more comfortable with the wind at 8 miles an hour. that will be picking up this afternoon. blue mountain breaks in the clouds. sunshine in and out of the clouds today. the cool dry air that has the mountains in the 40s is going to continue moving into philadelphia. it's dropped most of the area into the 50s.
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only philadelphia is at 52 degrees. currently new town square is down to 57. 56 in saint david. much more pleasant start and a dry day today. we will be watching clouds blow through the area. no sign for any rainfall until we get to tomorrow afternoon, the possibility some of the area will see some showers. 70 degrees, that's at 5:00 this afternoon. mostly clear during the early evening hours. that's 9:00. look what happens as we head into the midnight hour. clouds moving in from the north and west. clouds will be starting things off tomorrow morning. we'll be in the 50s. similar to what we're seeing right now. tomorrow afternoon that could see some showers develop in delaware and south jersey. the northern edge will be philadelphia. i'm expecting areas farther to the north to stay dry tomorrow. it will stay dry. sunshine breaking through the clouds that will be blowing through on the winds up to 20 miles an hour. winds keeping the temperatures
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into the 60s and 70s. 63 after a morning low of 50. a chance of afternoon showers thursday. they're done by friday. look at that nice and comfortable. 76 degrees. little bit cooler saturday. in the morning, 48 degrees and 73 in the afternoon. then it's a warming trend. there's a chance of scattered showers on memorial day monday. up to 84 degrees. turning hot on tuesday near 90. >> is it too early to focus on thelp weekend? >> never. >> that looks good. 8 minutes before 7:00. i see brake lights in whatever camera jessica is starting with. >> even on good days volume is hayat this time. let's check in with jessica boyington in the first alert traffic center. >> guys hate to say rush hour is underway. we're starting to see major jams on 95 around cottman avenue. over half an hour headed into center city area on the southbound side. the northbound side is doing okay. completely bumper to bumper jam
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traffic there. are still dealing with an accident scene pushing you into the left-hand lane. roosevelt boulevard near hyland avenue and 414. 422 checking on the drive times there. eastbound side where it typically jams up this morning, starting to do so. 15 minutes from 29 up towards the schuylkill expressway. good news for mass transit. resumed all service for amtrak new jersey transit and septa. vai. >> jessica, landslide victory. jim kenney moves on to become philadelphia's mayor. now it's time to face republican melissa murray bailey.
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>> reporter: i'm matt delucia live at city hall. the mayoral primary is over and jim kenney has won the democratic position. in his democratic speech kenney called for universal pre-kindergarten and called for an end to stop and frisk. he called foran increase in minimum wage. he won in a labtd slide. anthony williams got 26% of the vote. the remaining four contenders finished in the single digits. kenney faces melissa murray bailey in the general election. that means six more months of campaigning for both sides. the odds are in kenney's favor as no republican has won the mayoral seat in philadelphia since 1948. live at city hall this morning i'm matt delurk sha, "nbc 10 news." >> reporter: i'm katy zachry from center city philadelphia, where police are investigating six shootings overnight.
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germantown a mother of two was injured in her home. one of the victims died at emory university hospital. the other deadly shooting took place in west philadelphia on north red field street. one of the victims there also was pronounced dead after being taken to a nearby hospital. to recap, philadelphia's police say they are investigating six separate shootings with scenes in kensington, west philadelphia germantown and north philadelphia. reporting from center city katy zachry "nbc 10 news." and i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic this morning. we're out on the vine street expressway right around 3rd street with a disabled vehicle over on the right hand shoulder. police activity in front of and behind that scene. we're still watching for a disabled tractor-trailer on 202 in westchester. no police activity on the scene
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right now. the southbound lanes still allowed to move by right around high street and seeing massive volume on 95 jamming in the normal spots. southbound up towards the center city area. over half an hour trip there. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> nice breeze is blowing. see the clouds that are blowing past the comcast center in center city. that's a live view from the melon bank building. the wind not only delivering clouds. you can see them in the pocono mountains. breaks of sunshine. also bringing us cool, dry air which we will feel through the day. wind has picked up in philadelphia. 10 miles an hour. little bit stronger. not by much in wilmington and dover. winds at 29 miles an hour. by then temperatures heading into the lower 70s. 50s and 60s back to springtime today. you will see breaks of sunshine and 64 degrees at 11:00. nearing the 70 degree mark early this afternoon. >> going to be a great day. "today" show is up next.
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