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dryer weather is on the way and just not for today though. that's the only problem with that. the rain will hang around a little longer. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm chris cato. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 55 degrees today. brittney shipp is in the first alert weather center. brittney? >> some locations will be in the 70s, some in the 60s. as we head into the rest of the day, you can see the light rain and low hanging clouds over the shoreline. if i put you over to radar i'll show you where the showers are near washington philadelphia international. wilmington. if you take a look at sussex county near milford and millsboro, light showers. 49 degrees currently in the poconos. 53 in trenton. temperatures starting off in atlantic city at 54 degrees and 55 in wildwood.
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we'll continue to see a mix of sun and clouds but on and off showers. 10:00, 58 degrees. 64 by 1:00 p.m. 65 if you're closer to allentown, some of the cities north of the city. we will put you into the low 70s. 68 degree the high expected in philadelphia. i am tracking warmer weather especially as we head into the weekend. i'll go over all the details. we'll check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we are giving you a quick update. we had a lot of police activity around the vine street expressway. this is coming from the schuylkill eastbound where it splits off headed towards the vine and this way. you can see right now police out of the way so nothing to watch out for there. drive times on the schuylkill, no problems. 12 minutes towards the vine street expressway. average 65 miles per hour
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sbournt. 14 minute trip there. mass transit, no delays for septa and amtrak. 5:02. video in to "nbc 10." breaking news out of pleasantville atlantic county. a fire broke out at a home on charles avenue. dispatchers tell "nbc 10" one victim was taken to the hospital with burns and smoke inhalation. that fire is now under control. we are also following breaking news from overnight out of chester. three row home fires on the same block all since saturday. investigators are looking into this as neighbors grow suspicious about how these fires started. the latest fire on beckly place in chester happened last night. this comes after fires on saturday and monday that forced nearly two dozen people to leave their homes. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live in chester. he's been working the story. matt, you said the mayor of chester has said he's had enough. what's being done now? >> that's right. that's right chris. neighbors here also think this
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is no coincidence. now some of them are worried. right over there there is a presence. they've been out here 24/7 and this is gradually burning down. >> there's something going on if there's three fires. >> reporter: neighbor ann stevens isn't the only one thinking that as she watched the home on 400 bickley place. another day, another fire. >> you feel something crooked is going on. how can you have three fires in one week? one week? this is a travesty. they're tearing our neighborhood to shreds. >> santiago garcia is living in this area. my mother is 76 years old. i couldn't believe it. again? this is ridiculous man. >> the first fire happened saturday, then again on monday. starting at one end of the row and now the other.
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the homes appear to be under renovation. john lind ner is concerned for people living here and ordered an around the clock police presence. >> no one likes to see anything like this so we're going to be intensely looking at it and ways to prevent it from happening. >> we have a responsibility to keep our neighbors safe. its a a very difficult situation right now. >> a difficult situation. we expect an update from the city and fire officials. neighbors definitely concerned. live in chester, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." 5:04 and 55 degrees overnight. new overnight, a broken water main. this is on regents street. you can see the water running
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down the street. an emergency team shut off the main. repair crews will be out to fix the problem. we have learned police in massachusetts arrested a man in connection with an ongoing terror investigation in boston. this comes after a joint terrorism task force in boston shot and killed the man. a spokesman said david wright was taken into custody in his home in everett, massachusetts, yesterday afternoon. expected to appear in court later on today. the spokeswoman would not confirm the charges. sources say he may have been in contact with osama raheem and he may have been involved in plotting an attack. authorities say a police officer and an fbi agent tried to question him outside a pharmacy in boston. when he drew a knife and lunged at them they shot him. he was considering an attack on
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police officers in boston within the next few days. it's about 5:06, 55 degrees. new jersey senator robert menendez is pointing to another senator's corruption case trying to move the case to washington. yesterday lawers responded by saying federal prosecutors helped keep federal senator ted stachs from washington. menendez is charged with taking gifts and bribes in exchange for political favors. also happening today, details on a new casino in north jersey that could pull gamblers away. that's the fear. meadowlands racetrack will unveil the plans for a casino. monday state lawmakers propose letting voters decide whether to allow up to three casinos in north jersey. if the bill passes and the
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referendum is approved it will end it in new jersey. philadelphia city council could vote on the redevelopment of the gallery mall. they delayed a vote last week. it is considering six bills that will affect the sale and renovation of the mall along east market street. a public meeting is happening today surrounding plans for the new penndot train station in coatsville chester county. it will focus on the center along needwood street. 5:07 now and on to decision 2015. we have results from yesterday's primary election in new jersey. voters selected candidates for the assembly election. there was little suspense. 5 contested races, incumbents won four of those. assembly man brian ross and
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diane gove both incumbents won in the ninth disstriks. democratic reed gusioro and louise orio won. now in november democrats will try to build on their majority in the state assembly but if republicans should take over the leadership, it will be their first majority since 2001. it is 5:08. we know the funeral plans for beau biden. the vice president's son died on saturday. he'll lie in the hall and then on friday there will be two public viewings in wilmington. the first one in the afternoon night. a funeral mass will be held saturday morning and president obama will deliver the eulogy. yesterday beau biden's wife
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announced the creation of the beau biden foundation for the protection of children. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. heading into the rest of the today we will continue to see those showers lingering. into wednesday and even into thursday and some models are suggesting even into friday. we are going to start to warm up and eventually dry out. right now our temperatures in the mid 50s. wind speeds 4 miles per hour. 54 in atlantic city. stone harbor we're starting to see a temperature spread. we'll see the wind speeds moving in off shore. radar shots shows us a few scattered showers around the philadelphia area. light rain starting to push into parts of cape may and into the southern parts of delaware near
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milford and into mills borrow and even into lewis. on and off showers, mostly cloudy skies. we'll see similar conditions as we head into your thursday especially thursday evening. that looks to be the best chance of a few spotty showers and then again into our overnight hours on friday. a few more just light, spotty showers. same thing around 3:00 p.m. on friday. mainly just parts of new jersey and delaware. friday night plans are on the safe side. definitely your weekend plans will be nice and dry heading into saturday and sunday. our average for this time of year is 79. today and tomorrow will stay below average. as far as today is concerned, temperatures will be a bit cooler closer to the shore. 60s closer to the city or north of the city 72 degrees closer to allentown. seven day forecast shows we are going to see a warmup heading into the weekend, back to the 80s and 70s on sunday. 10 after 5:00 now. check your ride heading out.
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this is morning information to a lot of people. i check with jessica before i head out the door. >> you never know if anything else is popping up. jessica boyington is here with news of something going on behind her. >> good to avoid the closures. we have one quick closure that popped up due to a downed drive. both directions around south and green drive. another alternate would definitely be in your best interest to get around the kelly drive scene. on 295 in nunchs right around new jersey in cherry hill everything moving grape. southbound and southbound lanes from 38 up towards the black horse pike that's typically where we see dollars. just 16 minutes or under in either direction from 95 towards the schuylkill expressway. a new twist in the sex
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just about 5:15 and 55 degrees outside. new information on sexual assault allegations against bill cosby. they're trying to block information coming in another case. three women are suing cosby for defamation after he denied the claims he molested them. the women said documents from the philadelphia case will help their lawsuit. the papers are protected by a confidentiality agreement. we have new information now on that anthrax scare. one of the pentagon's own labs may have received live anthrax. officials say a test kit sent to them in 2006 could have contained live samments. there were no reports of illness amongst staff. the cdc launched an investigation last week. a memorial service is being held today for the six marines who died when their helicopter
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crashed in nepal last month. the six service men were members of a joint task force providing assistance and disaster relief after the deadly earthquake in nepal that killed 8600 people. a new exhibit about the lgbt community opens today. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is live with a preview. tell us more monique. >> hi. good morning, tracy. 50 years ago on the 4th of july gay rights activists protested here. now june is gay pride month. follow me now as i tell you what's going on here at the constitution center. behave testimony of an -- they're launching an examining titled speaking out for equality. the constitution gay rights and the supreme court. visitors will come to see the exhibit are going to see court
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cases that have impacted the gay rights movement. and they'll also see some artifacts and we're also hearing that there are going to be other museums in the area adding to what's happening here at the constitution center by having sister or brother events. in the next hour we're going to tell you more about the exhibit and what you can expect at some of the other museums here on independence mall and in old sfi. live now outside the constitution center joompt 5:17. 55 degrees. new this morning, sikorsky aircraft plans to layoff more than 700 workers at its plant in coatsville, chester county. the cuts are necessary because low oil prices have cut demand. sikorsky is laying off workers in connecticut and poland. new jersey shore, a new restaurant is giving hope to
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dozens of people left jobless. the could he have opened in brigantine yesterday. nearly all of the 60 or so employees were former casino workers. >> the right thing to do. we wanted to give priority to local residents in brigantine. >> you have people with experience, a lot of familiar faces. it will be a good team to start with. >> the could he have is also giving new life it a building that had been vacant since 2008 putting nearly $3 million into the renovation project. >> nice to see. 5:18. 55 degrees. getting ready to head out, you'll need your umbrella and jacket. >> "nbc 10's" first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> you might need time. right around felton green drive. right now while they're doing the cleanup there is activity on the scene there. you can take reservoir drive to
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get by. out on 95 near cottman avenue southbound from woodhaven road still currently no problems. about a 13-minute trip. where we see most of the volume. no problems headed northbound as well. out montgomery county on 4:232, check -- 4:22 no problems there. still only an 8 minute trip. >> now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. a few showers lingering throughout our area as we head into the rest of the morning. even into the afternoon. keep a hood with you or an umbrella. we are going to start to warm up today. we stayed in the 50s. today the high 60s. some locations push into the 70s and drying out as we head into the end of the work week and weekend. live look outside, citizens bank
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part. philadelphia and the airport it is raining. wind speeds out of the east at 8 miles per hour. current temperatures 49 in mount pocono, 51 in reading. 54 in millville. dover at 55 degrees. radar shot shows that we are dealing with a few scattered showers. you can see the rain drops on our camera. as we take a closer look at the rain, milford, lewis, mills borrow all seeing light rain. into parts of cape may. we're seeing more of the moderate downpours. slick roads in cape may. we will see mostly cloudy skies into the afternoon and a chance of a few scattered showers for the rest of the day. more conditions than will be expected as we push into tomorrow. a chance of showers still in the forecast for us. by the time we head into the weekend we'll see drying conditions. highs around the region for
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today will be closer to the high 60s for philadelphia. new seven day forecast shows that we are going to push into saturday and temperatures stay into the high 70s by sunday. get your mega millions tickets ready. last night's numbers are coming up in less than 15 minutes. we'll tell you what tonight's powerball is going to. following in philly's footsteps. delaware is one step closer to decramp decriminalizing marijuana. and cnbc will show how pinterest is getting into the world of online shopping.
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"nbc 10" and nbc universal is giving away free money. it's all part of a project called 21st accept try solutions. they're implementing new and innovative programs to help communities here. apply on nbc10.com. the deadline is july 23rd. 5:24. if you use the book marking site pinterest you'll soon be able to buy items that you like. landon dowdy is here with cnbc business news. landon? >> hey, tracy. that's right. pinterest is launching viable pins in the next few weeks
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letting users buy from the viable app. pinterest retail partners include macy's, nieman marcus nordstrom, michaels and joanne's fabrics. you can pay with credit card and apple pay. it will be available on apple devices and android. stocks fell on tuesday but close off the lows as investigators remain concerns about the death crisis. the trade deficit and the services or nonmanufacturing sector. it's falling 28 points to 1801. nasdaq down to 5076. >> landon dowdy with cnbc thanks. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> good morning. we are seeing light rain moving into parts of our area. temperatures still going to stay chilly and below average. you can see the low hanging clouds there. i am tracking warm temperatures
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and a warmup on the way. right now, guys we're looking live at route 202 around paoli pike. you can see no rain actively falling on this screen. northbound, southbound no problems. we have a roadblock on kelly drive. i'll tell you exactly where it is and how to get around it coming up. >> reporter: i'm matt delucia live in chester. three fires in four days. we have neighbors with questions. aisle have that when you come back up.
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"nbc 10" breaking news. three fires, five days one city block. we're following breaking news from overnight in a series of row home fires. we're live at the scene where police say they will stay until this case is solved. through the house now. delaware is one step closer to letting people light up. this morning what's next for a bill that would legalize small amounts of marijuana in the first state. first thunderstorms and flooding heavy rain. now a misty morning. we had a wet weekend. brittney shipp and the first alert forecast. good morning brittney. >> a soggy week. we are going to dry out today.
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a chance of showers and we're seeing showers now. not as bad as the thunderstorms. low hanging clouds and light rain moving into the city. rainsing at the airport. south of philadelphia we're seeing very spotty showers. bring a jacket with a hood on it. temperatures in the high 40s. 53 in trenton, 55 in philadelphia. temperatures at the atlantic city airport vg1v next eight hours i'm tracking warmer temperatures. by the time you head out for lunch, in the low 60s. bring a jacket with you today. temperatures will range between 72 and 65. wind speeds at 10 miles per hour. i am tracking a return of our temperatures closer to

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