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>> announcer: nbc10 breaking news. a twist of mangled metal and scattered debris we're following the investigation into a deadly crash in chester overnight. this morning two drivers are dead. we'll have a live report just ahead. and house to will converge on delaware today to pay their respects to beau biden, three days of memorials are planned for the former delaware attorney general and son of vice president joe biden. and we're starting out cool and cloudy but we will be warming up. in fact the close are we get to the weekend, the better the forecast gets. right now, it's 58 degrees at 4:30. good morning and welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. i think we have to put up with another day of this rain and then we'll be all right. nbc10's brittney shipp with the forecast. >> that's right. first we have this and then as we mentioned the temperatures move up nicely.
not today we stay cloudy and chilly. you see the isolated showers moving through new castle county tracking to the north to the south of pus as we head into the morning hours, you'll notice more showers moving into the area. temperature, mainly in the 50s this morning. 50 degrees in the peek noes. 58 in atlantic city 59 in dover and 58 degrees in millville. as we head into the rest of today, our temperatures will range between 63 and 66 degrees. cloudy and school with that chance of showers, heading into the morning hours. and then once again heading into the evening. i'll be tracking your weekend forecast in about seven minutes but for now, let's check in with "first alert" traffic reporter katy zachry. >> good morning, brittney and good morning at home. if you're traveling 76 eastbound, an accident earlier just cleared up. this is a rather scenic shot of the highway here. this is where the accident was. between 476 and 676 that will
take you, 12 13 minutes in both directions. speaking of drive times, 95 southbound between woodhaven and the vine looking really good. 76 is good. the blue route between 76 and 95 is free and clear of any problems as well. we do have a problem unfortunately at chester on the water front, pusey street take kerlin around that vai. >> it's 4:32 a head-on crash overnight in chester delaware county kills two men. this happened on 2nd street as katy was mentioning. after 1:00 this morning this happened. nbc10's matt delucia is at the scene. matt it's been a little over three hours and it's still an active investigation kreenl right now. >> reporter: that's right, cars were turned around it was so against out here. one witness telling us it was quite a sight to see. and then the other one taken away a few minutes ago.
according to that one witness, these two men really did not have a chance all because of a chance to pass a truck. the witness heard the screeching tire and saw the crash, the white car was in the center lane trying to turn left on pusey street. at the same time the red car was trying to pass the truck. both cars did hit head-on. the witness said the red car was clearly going very fast at the time. witnesses rushed out to the scene to try to savt lives of two men. he didn't want to show his face but told us it was quite disturbing. he went to the red car first, he told us he had already died and then he went over to the white car. >> he kind of maude a sound and that was it. >> reporter: a lot to clean up
on this busy stretch of 2nd street. again right now, you so that second car being loaded up on to a tow truck. so for the time being, this road is shut down here 2nd street could be a little while longer as the investigate continues. they're trying to get the cleanup under way. you can see right here still peas of the car still on the street out here in chester. live, i'm matt delucia, "nbc10 news." remembering beau biden, the final good-bye for delaware's former attorney general begins today with a memorial tribute in the state capitol. the beau biden died saturday of brain karnes. he was 46 years old. biden will lie in honor between 1:00 and 5:00 this afternoon. a procession from wilmington to the state house will start around noon. the viewing is open to the public. now, if you lan on going to dover just be prepared. the roads around the state capitol building will be closed starting at 11:30 this morning. tomorrow there will be two
public viewings for beau biden at st. anthony padua catholic church, at 1:00 to 4:00 and then again 6:00 to 9:00 at night. in bucks county a woman is in jail charged in a child sex investigation. yesterday, police arrested her at her home in oaksford where the alleged crime took place. police say she gave a 13-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl alcohol and condoms and urged them to have sex while she shot video of it. neighbors tell us they're shocked. >> i have three kids in this neighborhood, to find out this stuff is amazing. it's shocking to hear that. >> she could not post bail because she's being held in the bucks county jail. and happening today,
firefighters and the red cross plan to hand out smoke detectors at dozens of homes in the city of chester. this after three suspicious fires ripped through row homes on the same street over the last several days. the most recent fire struck bicley place late tuesday night. an arson task force is investigating. the red cross is helping more than two dozen people who were forced out of their homes. school funding and school recognition. >> philadelphia city council will take up both of those issues later this morning. first, lawmakers will honor students and teachers from the st. lawyer rent this school. also today, students and school principals will call on city council to get their priorities straight when it comes to school funding. the principal's plan to testify
against a bill that would spend millions of dollars on land for a new prison. the students will present lawmakers with worry bracelets to show concern about adequate funding. the school faces an $80 million deficit for the next school year. jobs new jersey. >> about hundreds of positions are up for grabs this morning. this morning, the retail destination in the works and what you need to know to submit your application. and remember this bizarre bust found on the board walk? now, we got a name to the face. and i'm tracking a cloudy and fair day. temperatures won't warm out of the mid-60s but i'm tracking warmer weather on the way. i'll let you know when in my forecast. you rely on frontline plus. because frontline plus unleashes a deadly killing force to kill fleas and ticks, plus flea eggs and larvae, preventing a new infestation. its protection lasts a full 30 days. no wonder frontline plus is the #1 choice of vets for their pets and yours.
tall granite stones with windows representing each of the victims. six people died in the bidding being collapsed under the salvation army store that was next door. 13 others were injured that day. the demolition operator and equipment operator both charged with third degree murder are set to stand trial in september. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning, as we head into the next couple of hours, temperatures will still stay in the mid-60s and high 60s. winds out of the north-northeast at 8 miles per hour. we're checking out a few scattered showers this morning. but the temperatures are warming that closer to average. yesterday, the high was 70 degrees. today, 65 but by friday 73 degrees. as you take a look at saturday 77 degrees. the average for this time of year is 79.
so we are slowly climb be back to where we should be for this time of year. over the next eight hours. 58 degrees by 9:00 a.m., 60 degrees and then by noon temperatures at 64. i am tracking what's in store for the weekend. that's all coming up in my seven-day forecast in about ten minutes. 4:41 this thursday morning. you know i heard this from katy in the 4:00 hour if you got to get anywhere best tip, get out right now. at 4:00. >> it's very quiet, except for that very serious accident in chester. but for the most part let's check, nbc10's "first alert" traffic reporter katy zachry. >> i like what you took kaye from that report vai. i talked and you took away 45 seconds. on septa they tweeted warminster line train 401 is running 11 minutes late. if you are going there, you
definitely want to factor that commute to the airport. a live look at 95 and philadelphia, near broad street where you see the drive times go farther south between 476 and naamans road. and that's six minutes there. unfortunately, we are following an accident that seems to be clearing. this is along the water front in chester, 2nd street and pusey street. it's been out there a long time. a pretty extensive accident investigation. we are monitoring it. vai. >> it's video you may find disturbing. >> dash cam video captures a car bursting into flames. we'll tell you how police think it happened. plus a south jersey contractor is accused of ripping off his customers and this morning, police say there could be many more victims. and prepping for the pope. new numbers into nbc10 showing just how they're moving their goal for volunteers.
philadelphia mayor michael nutter will head to washington to discuss passenger rail service in light of the deadly amtrak derailment. the mayor will be part of a discussion group that will include ray lahood. both will follow delaware senator tom carper who will talk about the service along the northeast corridor. the amtrak crash killed eight passengers and injured more than 200 others. on tuesday, a congressional panel gave the ntsb two weeks to answer questions about the derailment including whether the engineer was using his cell phone just before the train left the tracks. >> youing violence to save their children. >> a local group of mothers is leading that nationwide cause as they head to washington today. the group is known as mothers in charge. they lost their had son to gun violence back in 2002. she founded the group and lawmakers will consider labeling
homicide as a public health epidemic. on saturday mothers in charge chapters across the nation for an anti-violence rally at lincoln memorial. now to the south jersey bureau 31 recruits will join the camden county police department. they are among the dozens of recruits who will get their batches as they graduate. a ceremony will be held this afternoon. >> happening today, the u.s. department of transportation will discuss new technology for reducing alcohol-impaired crashes. the event will highlight a driver alcohol detection system along with recent advances and future development. the d.o.t. says nearly 10,000 people are killed annually from accidents related to alcohol. also happening today in d.c. the washington monument reopens, it was closed for several years after being damaged during a 2011 earthquake. it reopened last year and then quickly closed because of elevator issues.
the elevator car is now running properly. we have new information about a man killed tuesday in confrontation with police. the bureau said usaama rahim ordered three fighting knives from amazon. and on tuesday his plan changed in a wiretap phone call he said he was going to go after police officers in the following days. and because of that call the anti-terror task force confronted him. a relative of him david wright is now?nt charged with encouraging rahim to get rid of the evidence. a south jersey contractor is now under arrest. police in gloucester county say there could be more victims. nbc10 spoke with a couple people who said they paid francis kelly for work they say never happened. newlyweds shows their newly refur risched house.
they hired kelly, six months and $62,000 later the work wasn't done and their dream house still looks like this. >> and having basically nothing to show for it. it caused more headaches and stress right before we were about to get married. >> police say kelly was arrested for the same crime last month paper lieutenant tells you the unfinished work totals more than $100,000. police say an abandon 20-pound clay bust found near the boardwalk tuesday was accidentally left outside when a family moved to wilmington and somebody found the bust of the late man and one of the family members picked it up yesterday. now your weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning, this is a live look of cape may where we're going to see a mix of sun and
clouds, and we'll start off with lingering showers heading into the morning hours and once again push into the evening. cloudy and chilly for us. temperatures staying well below average. i'm tracking the return of showers as we head into today and once again into next week. brighter conditions expected for the weekend which will be nice. finally, the sun is going to return. and temperatures warm back up. in philadelphia invite now, 59 degrees. winds out of the east at 8 miles an hour. trenton at 50, mt. holly, 58 degrees in wilmington 58 currently in stone harbor. the 24-hour temperature change it's pretty similar to where we were yesterday. about two degrees warmer in pottstown. up two degrees in allentown. and in the pocono mountains. we are seeing mostly streaming up from the south, our wind direction has changed. we have high pressure in control to the north of us and we're seeing more of a northeasterly
flow and that is lead to get cooler temperatures. we're also watching for the showers into the rest of today. by 8:00 a.m., another round of showers from millville, atlantic city and dover and cape may. you can see how spotty but straight showers are going to pass through the morning hours and once again as you head into the evening, close to 7:00 8:00 tonight. heading into to me our temperatures will start to warm back into the 70s. 73 degrees, today, we'll stay in the mid60s and the average for this time of year is 79. that puts it in perspective, well below average for today. we're going to see nice conditions for the game as well. staying in the mid-60s, so bring a jacket if you plan to head to the game. 77 on saturday, 78 on sunday. 10 minutes before 5:00 this thursday morning. we saw matt delucia's live shot of just loading that on the
truck. >> katy what are you seeing? >> just in the last few minutes i heard from matt delucia and his photographer and that scene has cleared. two minutes ago, you would have been best to stay away but this is clearing. again there was a crash in chest along the water front, 2nd street and pusey street that has cleared. you do not have to take kerlin around it because the roads have officially cleared. 295 and route 70 very light volume much of the road construction out there the area has lifted around this time. and if it hasn't it should around the 6:00 hour. if you're headed along 295 and route 38 it will take you 13 minutes in both directions. to delaware 95 and the wilmington area 295 and 495, it will take you 12 minutes if you're headed northbound there. the archbishop will join
more than 100 young adults around philadelphia for what's being called a chat. the arch bishop will asp questions and talking about a number of topics and the world meeting of families and the pope's visit coming up in september. meantime organizers say they are halfway towards reaping their volunteer signup rule. the event requires 10,000 volunteers. as of yesterday, they had more than 5100. nbc10 has extensive coverage as we prepare for the pope's visit this fall. be sure to download the nbc10 news app. eight minutes before 5:00 meantime presidential candidate and former senator rick santorum said is leave the sciences to the scientists. pope francis who has a degree in chemistry called climate change a sin. in the past santorum who is
catholic has says he doesn't believe in climate change or evolution. he says he's a big fan of the pope but says the church needs to focus more on what it should theology and reality. another member of the duggar family is pointing the finger of one of the sisters of tv reality star said she was a victim of her older brother. josh is accused of sexual misconduct as a teenager but in an interview, the sister jessa says she wants to defend her brother. she said accusations that he's a child molester are lies. it's unclear what josh duggar may or may not have done. tlc has put the duggar show "19 kids and counting" on hold. a police dash cam is rolling. this video you may find disturbing. what officers say the man had in his hand that may have sparked this blast. and dirty money.
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it's still not clear whether a driver intentionally set his car on fire injured himself and two police officers in the process. the entire ordeal is captured on camera. want you warn you it's very graphic. it shows police walking over to talk to the driver. once he gets close to the car, it explodes.
the officer is thrown back. the officer claims the man had a lighter in his hand and said quote, i think i'm going to set the car on fire. both officers are expected to be okay. >> happening today, the archdiocese of philadelphia is breaking ground in the east kensington neighborhood. st. francis villa will consist of 40 one-bedroom apartment buildings. chester's newest shopping destination will need workers to staff its 90 new stores in blackwood. the outlet plans to hire 800 workers. they're holding a fair next saturday at the blackwood campus. >> the buzz around town is very exciting. so it's just going to be a great place to come and play and shop. >> you can find more information about the job fair at nbc10.com. the outlets are scheduled to open august 13th.
gambling in the garden state could be moving north. yesterday, one company showed off its blueprint for the first casino. the hard rock casino will sit near the meadowlands. it will generate $400 million in tax revenue for the state. the developer says if they lose the monopoly on gaming the hard rock casino at meadowlands racetrack could be open by next summer. they say more people in north jersey now choose to go to casinos in other states. proponents say the last thing they need is more competition from new jersey. and still trying to figure out where to spend your summer vacation? how about alcatraz in san francisco? it was ranked first in the list of america's favorite landmarks based on travel reviews. golden gate bridge san francisco, came in second. the lincoln memorial and its reflecting pool came in third.
money is dirty, but new research is showing us just how dirty money is. researchers took a closer look at money taken in fast food restaurants, banks and groshcery stores. the results are pretty disgusting. researchers found a strain of e coli salmonella. and they say the money contains families of bacteria. >> you've got feces, and super contamination. >> doctors suggest practicing good hygiene and sanitizer after handling cash. >> i was going to say a debit card that works because it never leaves my hands. you're watching "nbc10 news." "nbc 10 news today at 5:00 a.m." starts right now. >> announcer: nbc10 breaking news. a twist of mangled metal and
scattered debris. we're following an investigation into a deadly crash in chester. this morning, two drivers are dead. we've got a live report just ahead. and house to will converge on delaware today to pay their respects to beau biden. three days of memorials are planned for the former attorney general and son of vice president joe biden. plus cloudy and cool outside. the rain has eased up but we still have a chance of showers in the area. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today" i'm vai sikahema. >> and i'm tracy davidson. still cool outside. let's get details with meteorologist brittney shipp. that's right. cool and cloudy, but things are going to improve. we have a great looking seven-day forecast including a nice weekend. a live look out, the clouds depend