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>> i'm vai sikahema. it is expected to be an absolute gorgeous day heading into the weekend. let's git right to first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. don't disappoint. >> i'm not going to disappoint you. the weekend forecast is even better than today. low 70s. cloudy areas seeing light rainfall rainfall. in the afternoon a mix of clouds and temperatures climbing heading into the weekend. currently at 57 degrees in allentown, 56 in trenton, 56 in atlantic city and 57 in wild wood. millville at 56. here's a closer look at the scattered showers. mainly confined near chester and just to the north of west thetford and also moving into morristown at this time. to the northern corner of burlington county. we do expect the rainfall to clear up heading into your late morning hours. by 11:00 a.m. 63 degrees. by 2:00 p.m. 69. today's temperatures will range between 71 and 74 degrees. mostly cloudy skies and just a
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few a.m. showers but mild conditions expected for us. i am tracking a warming trend as we head into the weekend. i'll let you know what to expect in my full forecast coming up in 10 minutes. now let's check in with first alert traffic reporter katy zachry. good morning. >> good morning, brittney. it is a parking lot on 95 southbound between allegheny and girard. a lot of brake lights. that's because an accident happened not too long ago so the right-hand lane is blocked. it's really affecting things. drive times, about 21 minutes. don't want to make it 25 before it is. 21 if you're heading south between woodhaven and the vine. that's your situation on 95. we talked about that. 76 is looking pretty good eastbound between the blue route and the vine as you're headed into center city philadelphia. 13 minutes. the blue route is looking good as well headed southbound between 76 and 95. it will take you 14 15 minutes. for new jersey transit passengers, if you're on the northeast corridor and if you're
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on the train between trenton and new york expect it to be running up to 30 minutes late. that's the latest from new jersey transit. tracy. at 6:02 following this breaking news. off duty police officer was picking up dinner when he stopped a robbery killing one of the suspects. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is live at the city's lawndale section. you talked to someone who lives in the neighborhood. tell us more. >> reporter: he lives above the store, tracy. he says he -- perspective about the police activity at the pizza shop here. take a look over my shoulder. this is what residents of lawndale are waking up to. tyson and rising sun is blocked off. crime scene is still inside this store 7 hours after the gun battle broke out. now let's look at our video moments after the shootout. our camera captured this exclusive video of the uninjured off duty detective from northwest walking with police.
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here's what investigators say. two men, at least one of them armed, enter as the off duty officer was waiting for his order. the robbers snatched $20 from the detective, then ordered him to get on the floor. he did so but the officer is cool until he sees the robber head towards the pizza shop workers and the cash register. the detective identifies himself, pulls out his weapon a gun battle follows. this morning the man who lives above the store is shocked that this took place. >> reporter: are you surprised? the officer was in plain clothes? >> they're always in plain clothes there. they eat their constantly. it's not like a place that nobody knows police don't go. you'd have to be totally goofy to go in and rob a place like that. there's always cops around unmarked marked bicycles motorcycles, they're always in there. >> he took action that it was very brave. very heroic and he's very very fortunate that he's alive.
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>> reporter: one suspect collapsed and died here in the parking lot. the gunman's loaded revolver was dropped inside the pizza shop. police hope surveillance videotape will lead them to the second suspect. now in the next half hour we're working to bring you a description of that suspect because both men walked inside announcing the robbery holding hoods over their faces. live for now in lawndale monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." 6:04. breaking news out of chester as well. "nbc 10" has confirmed police got into a shootout with someone at the scene where three fires were set over several days this week. here's what we just learned. police are guarding the scene because of all the fires there. videos from tuesday night's fire. well, they were guarding the scene. they saw someone run into an abandoned home. police say that person shot at them. officers shot back. the suspect got away. investigators did find the suspect's gun at the scene.
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we'll continue to follow this and bring you new information as we get it. this morning three men suspected in the abduction of a woman on jeweler's row are in jail. they captured khayree gay back in april. the three suspects captured the woman from a chestnut street parking garage threw her in a van and tried to get workplace security codes. she was tasered robbed and released. >> the victim suffered but survived a brutal horrific assault. these arrests hopefully will bring some measure of relief to the victim to the business that these three men allegedly targeted, to the business community and jewelers row in center city and to the public at large. >> as for the victim she's recovering at home from a concussion and broken ribs. the two suspects arrested last night will make their first court appearance later today. this morning we have new tee
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tails on a murder suspect who's part of a manhunt. carol bown was stabbed to death in her driveway. police say her ex-boyfriend michael itel did it. the owner of the salon where bown worked said itel busted out her windows. >> she was worried. she feared that he was going to do something. >> and we dug up this new jersey criminal background on itel. a 2006 kidnapping crime that we are told involved an earlier girlfriend. investigators are looking for the public's help in tracking him down. remembering beau biden. he lied in honor at the statehouse in dover yesterday. beau's father the vice president of the united states joe biden, and his family stood tearfully as mourners offered comfort at a memorial service.
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beau biden died saturday of brain cancer at the age of 46. >> i've never met him but i felt heart broken. >> i felt like they are a well-respected family and i'm honored to be here. >> had he been able to run for governor, i'm sure he would have been governor of delaware. he was an amazing person. >> through the service he was awarded posthumously the distinguished service medal and distinguished service cross. he was an iraq war hero and served in the delaware national guard for nearly 12 years. today there will be two public viewings at saint anthony's in wilmington from 1:00 to 4:00 in the afternoon and the other from 6:00 to 9:00 in the evening. the funeral mass is tomorrow morning at 10:30 and president obama will deliver the eulogy. for more information on street close showers there and watch the biden services live you can download our free "nbc 10 news" app. it's 6:07. happening now.
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customers looking to get deals at the lily pull litser warehouse sale in oaks are angry that they are still waiting in line outside. this is new video this morning, there are about 50 customers waiting for the doors to open at 7:00. this is what happened last night. the event at the expose center was supposed to go until 8:00. they closed the doors at 6:00. they said there were more customers than would safely be able to get in by closing. they told them to come back in the morning. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with briggs brittney shipp. >> good morning. it's a mild start to the morning. temperatures close to 60 degrees in allentown. same thing in philadelphia. 56 degrees in wilmington. we will warm into the low 70s as we head into the afternoon. tracking a few light showers moving in near springfield,
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lumber ton, morristown. spotty showers and will be short lived. future weather, you'll notice by 11:00, 12:00 most of the showers will be gone and clouds will start to thin out. that will leave us with a pretty nice afternoon and early evening so start making your weekend plans. beautiful conditions heading into saturday and sunday. warming things up moving closer to average. 73 today. take a look at saturday, back to the 80s. we will stay in the high 70s as we head into sunday. i'm tracking temperatures in the mid 80s by next week. if you plan on heading down to our shores our beaches, 75 degrees on saturday. on sunday 70 degrees. sunny and cooler. coming up i am tracking dry weather for the weekend. a warming trend and still back in the seven day forecast i'll have that for you in ten minutes. just about 10 after 6:00. 95 southbound is where you do not want to be this morning. >> "nbc 10" first alert traffic reporter katy zachry has been telling us about the problems.
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do you have an update katy? >> yeah i've been watching the drive time unfortunately creep up by the minute. you're nearing half an hour that it will take you to go from wood haven to the vibe. this is an absolute parking lot that occurred about 1/2 hour and 45 minutes ago between allegheny and girard. the right-hand lane is block the. people are using their brake lights sitting on the highway now. this is what your speeds will be reduced to as you approach at 9 miles an hour and 12 miles as you go through it, before you get out of it and can proceed south to center city philadelphia or the airport. some people going to the airport this morning. finally, the 42 freeway looking really good right now. tracy tracy. police salo call targets have sbn targeted. and caught on camera. a tornado touches down in one town. i'll have a report on the damage left behind.
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just about 6:15. if you're following breaking news, a shootout in a pizza place involving an off duty police officer. one suspect died. the second is on the run this morning. the officer was not hurt. monique braxton spoke with witnesses. she'll be live with an update at 6:30. two camden men are wanted for lighting an suv on fire. it happened near hyland and garden avenues. police believe the same guys set two other cars on fire a few hours later in pennsauken. anyone with information if you recognize these two men, yo you are' asked to contact police. police are looking for this man. they say he attacked another man with a garden hoe in north
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philadelphia. the two were arguing inside the southern inn tavern tuesday afternoon. when the fight continued outside, the suspect hit the other man and took off. the victim is listed in critical condition. 6:15 and 55 degrees outside. two philadelphia teens are behind bars this morning. police arrested the duo in connection with a string of robberies targeting temple students. police say the 16 and 17-year-olds are responsible for at least five holdups within the past three weeks. investigators think they may be connected to even more robberies. police still have not decided whether to charge the teens as adults. happening today victim's families will join together with philadelphia officials to mark the second anniversary of the market street attacks. it was june 5th that a building collapsed on to the salvation army store next door. 6 people died and 13 others hope. the demolition contract or and equipment operator are set for trial charged with third degree
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murder. michael nutter and the victims' families will attend a memorial. these are drawings of the park. we talked to the architect about the design. >> saw through the maine northerly thinking of every aspect of it from the way that the families are commemorated to how the public can perceive it at night and during the day. >> earlier the project got approval from the city art commission. the next step is putting together permit drawings which they hope to submit to the city about the the end of the summer. damage left behind from two tornadoes. one of the tornadoes touched down last night. at least three homes were destroyed in this tornado, another dozen were damaged. there are no reports of any injuries. also in colorado, there's growing concern about a serial sniper near denver after several shootings since april. the latest victim was gunned down wednesday on a residential
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street. two weeks ago a man was shot dead while riding his bike and in april this woman was shot in the neck while driving. investigators say all of the attacks happened within miles of each other. they're looking into reports of car windows being blown out in the area. a friend of boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev will be sentenced today. he was convicted last year of conspiracy and obstruction of justice. that was for removing tsarnaev's backpack and 4r57 top computer. they have recommended a four-year sentence. we know the problem on 95 for sure. >> katy zachry has dezblals fortunately new information. that accident is clearing or in the last few seconds has cleared. of course it's going to take time for all of that backed up traffic to get back to normal speed. we are seeing it make some head way here. breaking up the parking lot we saw a few minutes ago, it's not
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a parking lot anymore. still experiencing delays on 95 southbound between woodhaven and the vine. an earlier accident around the allegheny exit. we are seeing very slow speeds coming into that corridor. before you get out of it and can head into center city philadelphia there's still a delay. 76 is looking really good. eastbound 476 the blue route the entire expansion is moving well. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. there's a live look outside at the comcast center. mostly cloudy skies. depending on where you are, you might even be seeing a few light showers. we won't see shower activity throughout the whole day. we'll actually start to see clearing skies and a little bit of sunshine. i'm tracking warmer weather and
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the storms are back in your seven day forecast. a look outside for philadelphia. light rain once again at the airport. 57 degrees our wind speeds out of the north northeast at 10 miles per hour. across the rest of the region 56 degrees in trenton. 56 in wilmington. in the mid 50s in stone harbor. 57 degrees in dover. an even temperature spread for us this morning. warming up soon. our average is 80 degrees for this time of year. yesterday at 70s. today 73. heading into tomorrow 83 degrees. temperatures in the high 70s as we head into sunday. a nice warming trend for us. if it was a little too cold for you over the past couple of days. visibility is clear throughout most of the region with the exception of philadelphia. visibility has dropped down to 2 miles with foggy conditions. also foggy in millville and in atlantic city. you want to be careful traveling in those areas. also we're seeing a little bit of light shower activity throughout south philly, the airport pushing through the
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northern parts. most of the area is dry. they'll start to clear up as we head into the late morning hours. by 11:00, noon o -- noon o'clock. by noon we'll start to see clearing skies. more of a mix of sun and clouds as we head into the rest of your friday. so beautiful conditions expected for us. low 70s for philadelphia. seven day forecast shows 80 degrees on saturday and 78 on sunday. guys. >> brittney it's 6:20 right now. well, men have had a version of it for years. now a pill that's being described as the female viagra is one step from hitting the market. it has side effects. we'll tell you what those are coming up. changes may be in store for patco riders. it could be easier to get around, but there's a catch.
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6:23 and changes to patco transit could cost you money according to the philadelphia inquirer. the first change you'll notice is your patco freedom fare card will work on septa's upcoming smart card system. this is what will cost you. 50 cent discount on transfers will go away. patco also announced a special fare plan for pope francis's visit in september. you'll be able to get an all day pass for just 5 bucks. 6:24. it's being called a major victory for a drug that is compared to viagra for women. yesterday the fda panel voted to approve the pill which is supposed to increase a woman's sex drive, but they said the manufacturer has to work to limit the side effects that it has, like fatigue, low blood pressure and fainting. a final decision is expected later this summer. and good morning. i'm katy zachry with a look at your traffic this morning. we are taking a live look along
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95 where woodhaven -- the drive between woodhaven and the vine is slowly making sense this morning after there was an accident tying things up. fortunately traffic is getting by. no lane closures to report. coming up a look at drive times in new jersey and delaware. brittney what's it looking like outside? it's starting to look nice in cape may? >> that's right. we have to give it a bit of time. in the afternoon we will have a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the low 70s. i'm tracking a warming trend pushing back into the 80s. i'll let you know what to expect in my full forecast coming up. thank you, brittney. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is gathering details on a breaking story. an off duty officer involved in a deadly shooting. monique? >> reporter: vai, it happened at the rising sun pizza shop. one robber is dead. dozens of detectives converging
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on the scene. we'll lay out the details for you after the break. also police say a small child is left alone in a car with a gun. see what led to the discovery straight ahead.
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"nbc 10" breaking news. that breaking news a shootout inside a pizza place. an off duty officer takes action when he suddenly finds himself in the middle of a holdup. we're talking to witnesses about what they saw as it unfolded. remembering beau biden. the public today will get another chance to pay final respects to delaware's former attorney general. things will be warming up today as the weather will get even warmer this weekend. and how high will the mercury go? we're about to find out. good morning and welcome. i'm vai sikahema.
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>> i'm meteorologist brittney shipp with the first alert forecast. brittney? >> we're seeing cloudy conditions and foggy conditions closer to the shore. heading into the afternoon we'll warm into the low 70s. here's a live look at the poconos. current temperatures 57 in allentown. mid 50s in reading. 57 in philadelphia and 56 degrees in wilmington. 56 currently in atlantic city. the closer look at the light, spotty showers moving near dell ran and south philly and the airport. we'll start to see those clearing up as you head into the late morning hours. highs around the area today. mid 70s. 71 in the poconos. i am tracking a return of the 80s and storms along the forecast. i'll let you know if that's coming up. right now we want to check in with first alert traffic reporter katy zachry. >> hi brittney.
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fortunately tlingshings are back to normal. 76 a few delays heading into the city and out of the city. no accidents along this stretch 76. this is just volume which is typical of this time of morning. still the drive times between the blue route and vine are good. new jersey or delaware the area bridges look good. all free of any issues. there may still be some residual rain on surfaces so you might want to take it a little bit extra slowly this morning. in new jersey, 295 and the 42 freeway are looking really good. no issues there along the atlantic city expressway or garden city parkway. i-95 between 295 and 495 you have a good drive there. vai? >> 6:31. continue to follow breaking news this morning. an off duty police officer put his own life at risk to stop a robbery at philadelphia's lawn dale section. monique braxton is lifve at the
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scene. police are searching for a person of interest. fill in the details. >> reporter: that's right, vai. rising avenue and tyson avenue have opened and much of the police tape is down the activity at the pizza shop has increased. several homicide detectives on the scene. they're examining something in the doorway of the pizza shop. the man who lives upstairs couldn't believe armed robbers hit the pizza shop knowing officers are always stopping by. we just talked to him. here's some video for you. moments after the shootout we captured this exclusive video of the uninjured off duty northwest detective walking with police. investigators say two men, at least one of them armed, enter as this off duty officer was waiting for his order. the robbers snatched $20 from the detective, then ordered him to get on the floor. he did, but when he sees the robbers head toward the cash register the detective identifies himself and pulls out his glock.
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a gun battle follows. this morning the man who lives upstairs says he awoke to find one suspect dead here in the parking lot. now police hope surveillance videotape will lead them to the second suspect who fled. who thought someone would go in and commit a robbery knowing that police frequent this place? >> right. you would be safer to go after an armored car. it's stupid to go after here. everybody knows that police are always here. >> second suspect fled the scene. it's unknown whether or not he was struck by gunfire from the off duty detective. he's described as a male in his 20s wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. now the gun man's loaded revolver was dropped inside the pizza shop and as we speak, the search continues for that second suspect. police also calling the off duty northwest detective a hero. they say he saved two lives late
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last night. live for now in lawndale monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." we are following breaking news out of chester. "nbc 10" has confirmed police got into a shootout with someone at the scene where three fires were set over several days this week. here's what we just learned. police are guarding the scene because of all the fires there. this is video from tuesday night's fire. well, they saw someone run into an abandoned home. officers say he shot at them. officers shot back but the suspect got away. the officers were not hurt. investigators did find the suspect's gun at the scene. we'll continue to follow this breaking story and bring you new information as soon as we get it. new from overnight the driver who lost control of this suv is suspected of being drunk. east falls. the vehicle flipped on its side on calumet street around 3:30 this morning. police are testing him for dui. 6:35. remembering beau biden. people paid their final respects
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as delaware's former attorney general lied in honor at the statehouse in dover yesterday. beau's father, vice president joe biden and his family stood tearfully as hourners offered comfort at a memorial service. beau biden died saturday of brain cancer at the age of 46. today there will be two public viewings at saint anthony's in wilmington, one in the afternoon and one in the evening. the funeral mass is scheduled for tomorrow morning at 10:30. president obama will deliver the eulogy. traffic node if you're headed to the funeral. several streets in downtown wilmington will be closed because of the viewings and funeral. look at the streets surrounding the church. they'll be closed off from traffic from 6:00 this morning until 2:00 tomorrow afternoon. now you'll also not be allowed to park on several streets in that area. for more information about traffic and parking and watch the beau biden services as they happen you can use our --
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download our "nbc 10 news" app. today a judge will hear motions in the case of naiea parlor. she is accused of abandoning her disabled son in a philadelphia park. the victim a 21-year-old quadriplegic was in the park for four days. he had only a blanket and bible. medics treated him for exposure dehydration and malnutrition. his mother is charged with attempted murder. louise bishop is one of several philadelphia lawmakers accused of accepting money in exchange for political favors. state representative ron waters pleaded guilty to conflict of interest charges on monday. he and a former colleague took plea deals to keep them out of prison. two other lawmakers have not entered pleas. philadelphia police tell us they know who they're looking for in the case of a man who left his toddler and a gun inside a car after a chase. they say the suspect drove off
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after a traffic stop in west philadelphia wednesday night. police chased him for a while before finding his car in upper darby. the suspect was gone but a 3-year-old boy was inside the car alone along with a gun. the child is okay. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. here's a live look at the comcast center. you can see the rain drops on our camera. we are seeing light rain moving through philadelphia and we will see that clearing up as we head into the next couple of hours. so by the afternoon we'll see more of a mix of sun and clouds, but it's a wet start to the morning depending where you are. chilly conditions as well. 57 in allentown, 56 degrees in reading, 54 in pottstown and 54 in coatsville. wilmington, 56 degrees. washington township 54. mount holly, 56. 57 in avalon and 58 in lewis. over the next eight hours you will see cloudy conditions by
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8:00 a.m. 58 degrees by 11:00 p.m. 63 temperatures at 2 clrk p.m. at 69. we are going to warm into the low 70s today. a bit warmer than what we saw yesterday. when you go into the late morning hours dealing with a little bit of spotty shower activity. as we approach the afternoon you'll start to see a little bit more clearing. clouds breaking up a bit. temperatures nice and mild in the low 70s. that's when you have nice friday evening plans and nice conditions into the weekend. saturday and sunday look to be very nice. temperatures will range between 71 and 74 mild with just a few a.m. showers. i am tracking your seven day forecast. i'll have that for you in ten minutes. all right. 6:38. time to get another update on the problem on 95 southbound and also a check on the majors. >> "nbc 10's" first alert traffic reporter katy zachry has that for you. >> when i last saw you were talking about 76. i was hoping i could stay away from 95 but no such luck.
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especially in the 6:30 half hour. parking lot as you would expect it. earlier we had an accident that was causing all of this backup. now it's just a lot of the typical volume. 35 minutes it will take you to go southbound on 95 between woodhaven and the vine street expressway. just be prepared to be tapping those brake lights. slow on 95. new jersey on the 42 freeway, typically we see a lot of volume northbound between route 55 and the walt whitman bridge. things are looking good. 5 minutes it will take you to go that stretch. septa and amtrak running close to schedule. fortunately new jersey transit in the northeast corridor between trenton and new york expect delays of up to 30 minutes. vai. >> you want to stick around to see this. this is the stuff of nightmares. one woman gets quite a surprise. she finds a snake slithering out of her toilet. you'll hear how she reacted. you probably know. that's coming up. plus find out where you can get a free donut today. that's ahead on "nbc 10 news."
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if you are just waking up we're following breaking news from overnight. a shootout inside this pizza place involving an off duty police officer. one suspect died. the second is on the run. the officer was not hurt.
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this story will be developing throughout the day as police look to that second suspect. make sure you download the "nbc 10 news" app right now so you can get an alert as soon as breaking news happens. we'll also have an update this afternoon on "nbc 10 news" at 4:00. philadelphia mayor michael nutter traveled to washington to talk about the need to improve the transportation industry. this comes just weeks after the deadly derailment in port richmond. mayor nutter was joined yesterday by senator tom carper of delaware. they focused on the need for legislation to repair the nation's infrastructure. senator carper had just gotten off amtrak train 188 before it derailed in port richmond killing 8 people and wounding 200. the train was traveling more than 100 miles an hour when it crashed. investigators found the section of track where the train derailed did not have at least two safety features installed. mayor nutter said amtrak needs support from congress to make improvements. >> they need support from congress. amtrak should not be going every
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year hat in hand begging for support and apparently sometimes when they do better financially than projected some in congress want to take those dollars away and use them for something else. >> amtrak serves more than 840,000 commuters every weekday. it's 6:45. union employees of the philadelphia inquirer and daily news have voted to prepare to go on strike. contract talks with the local newspaper gild of america are stalled. the sticking point, health care and saving seniority. the philadelphia media network insists that all three outlets will continue publishing. we have a new video of a volcano in indonesia is silent. they were at the highest level of alert. it has erupted on and off for the past year and a half. people in the area evacuated as a precaution. this volcano is located on what's known as the ring of fire. and decision 2016.
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another republican is in the presidential race and someone else is almost in. jeb bush tweeted yesterday that he'll make his formal decision on whether to run for the white house at miami-dade college on june 15th. bush is the former governor of florida and his announcement will follow a week-long trip to europe that begins monday. meanwhile, former texas governor rick perry is now officially in the race. he's taking a second crack at the white house after an unsuccessful run in 2012. perry said this election is going to be about leadership. >> this will be a show me don't tell me election where voters look past the rhetoric to the real record. >> perry is the 10th declared gop candidate. bush is expected to be number 11. new jersey governor chris christie he's still undecided about his entry into the race. for the democrats, hillary clinton, martin o'malley bernie
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sanders and lincoln chafee are competing foyer their nomination. 16,000 hanging chairs can tip over when they face sideways and swing beyond the base. five people have suffered minor injuries. and if you are about to make breakfast, hold on. it's national donut day. you can get one or maybe two free. krispy kreme locations are giving away donuts one per person. participating dunkin donuts restaurants are participateing when you buy a drink. the golden state warriors edged out the cavaliers despite a season high 44 points from lebron james. lebron missed a 3 that would have won the game in regulation. league mvp stefan curry led golden state. game two is scheduled sunday night again in oakland. happening this weekend,
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american pharaoh is favored to win the belmont stakes and wrap up the first triple crown since 1978. the horse worked out easy on the track yesterday. the belmont is the marathon of the triple crown races at a mile and a half long. trainer bob baffert says his horse won't know that until the race unfolds. >> he doesn't know he has to go extra distance. we're going to surprise him on that one. >> right now he's focused on getting him up there, putting the saddle on him, listening to the song "new york new york" and then he's on his own. >> he has the 5 post position and considered the favorite in the eight horse field. you can watch the 147th running of the belmont stakes. coverage begins at 4:30. this next story definitely isn't something anyone wants to see in person. take a look at this. a montana woman has no idea how this snake got inside her toilet but she grabbed a phone and snapped a picture. the woman made the discovery monday night, quickly called animal control to confirm that
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the snake was a 20 inch boa constrictor. >> it's something that you see on like facebook and some far away place where suddenly there's a snake in the toilet. never thought it would ever happen to me. >> snake in the toilet. that would be a good movie. the homeowner said she is contacting official alzheimer's to see whether the snake slithered up the drainage pipes. yikes. an overprotective new mom forced her family out of their home in connecticut. >> the new mom is a cat. take a listen as her humans called for help. >> my cat was getting to aggressive and he attacked me and he got my leg and bite me. >> the cat named tommy had just given birth to kittens the previous night. homeowners say she went on the attack and they left the home. she wouldn't let them back in. police came. the couple finally got back inside several hours later. the cat is now keeping her paws
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to herself. >> tommy. all right. let's go to new york now for a look at what's ahead on the "today" show. >> we say happy friday and good morning to matt lauer and savannah guthrie. >> good morning and happy friday to both of you. coming up on the show this morning, we're going to have a lot more on the devastating tornadoes in colorado overnight. al is tracking today's threat of flash flooding. also ahead, the historic cyber attack on the government's computer network impacting millions of federal workers. china's being blamed and firing back. we'll have the latest. >> plus would your child follow a complete stranger? what if that stranger allowed them to play in a video game truck. we have more on natalie's special series my kids would never do that. >> those stories and a concert on the plaza from charlie xdx. vai and tracy, back to you guys. >> charlie xdx. you guys have a great weekend. >> you, too. >> thank you, you, too.
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"nbc 10" and nbc universal are giving away free free money to local nonprofits. >> all part of a project called 21st century solution. the goal is to support nonprofits that are implementing new and innovative programs. you can get the application at our website at nbc10.com. you have to hurry because the deadline is coming up in a month on july 3rd. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. temperatures today pushing into the low 70s. that is an improvement. we've been well below average for most of the week so mild conditions today. still cloudy. warmer conditions heading into the weekend. back to the 80s. then storms back in the seven day forecast. a live look outside right now. we were seeing light rain in philadelphia on and off throughout the morning. right now conditions show light rain through the airport, 57 degrees. humidity is at 87% across the rest of the region. 56 in trenton, 54 in mount holly. low 50s in glassboro.
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57 degrees in stone harbor. visibility is clear throughout most of the region but closer to the shore, atlantic city down to about a mile and a quarter, mile and a half in millville. down to 6 miles in philadelphia. a bit of patchy fog in the city. yesterday temperatures were at 70. today 73. by tomorrow back to the 80s which is exactly average for us. we'll drop a little bit below average heading into sunday. our radar shot shows a little bit of light rainfall in center city. and also in parts of south philly out south of upper darby. then also near edgewater park we're dealing with light, light showers and that is expected to continue over the next couple of hours. but by the afternoon we see more clearing here even a little bit of sunshine. saturday a few passing clouds. sunday we'll see sunny sunshine and beautiful conditions as we push into the weekend. great conditions. start making your plans whether you go to the poconos or the
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shore, you'll find nice and comfortable conditions. our highs around the area 77 in allentown, low 70s in the poconos. seven day forecast shows the warming trend as we head into the weekend. nice conditions on sunday. take a look at monday. warm back to the mid 60s. showers on tuesday and even warmer as we head into thursday. >> just looking at the weekend. that's all we're heading for. seven minutes before 7:00. first let's get you to work on friday. >> let's check in with katy zachry at the first alert traffic center. >> good morning. through the mid county toll plaza, that's correct, you are looking really good. live look at 476 near ridge pike where north and south seeing very light volume. not accounting for any problems. 476 looking good. 76 seeing minor delays because of volume eastbound headed into center city philadelphia. take you 20 minutes to go between the blue route and the vine. this is our problem spot.
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95 southbound between woodhaven and the vine over a half hour it will take you to go that stretch. that's really because of volume. earlier we had an accident at allegheny avenue. that has since cleared. new jersey transit, if you're on the northeast corridor traveling between trenton and metro park expect delays of up to 90 minutes because of an earlier issue with metro park services. still, expect that significant delay there. vai? >> thank you, katy. following breaking news this morning. "nbc 10's" monique braxton is on the scene where an off duty officer was involved in a deadly shooting. monique? >> reporter: vai, just moments ago we got a closer look at the crime scene. we'll show you that video after the break.
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>> reporter: i'm monique braxton live in lawndale outside the rising sun pizza shop. since we've last spoken to you we've gotten a closer look at the crime scene. investigators are examining the bullet holes. you see the surveillance camera video. the robbers knew their criminal activity was being recorded. now moments after the gun battle our camera captured this exclusive video of the uninjured off duty detective from northwest walking with police. investigators say two men, at least one of them armed, entered and grabbed $20 right from the off duty detective's hand and then ordered him to the floor. when he saw the robbers head towards the pizza shop workers, he identified himself and pulled out his glock. this morning that detective is being hailed as a hero. two shots missed him but one suspect collapsed and died in the parking lot. police hope surveillance videotape and a loaded revolver left inside the pizza shop will lead them to the second suspect.
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that's the latest live here in lawndale. monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." more trouble on 95 southbound. a vehicle fire just came into our system. this is between cottman and bridge. this is a look close to the scene. we haven't quite gotten the fire in our camera view. you're seeing major delays on 95 southbound between cottman and bridge because of a vehicle fire. drive times in the area. 30 minutes southbound between woodhaven and the vine. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. and here's a look at your seven day forecast. temperatures today in the low 70s. mild. a few lingering showers this morning. warmer by the weekend. 80 degrees on saturday. sunday, nice, 78. a chance of thunderstorms return. i like sitting here. you all smell so good. >> shower. >> just want to say. >> just want to tell you.
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"today" show is up next. we'll have local updates in 25 minutes. >> you can always get updated information about news and weather with the "nbc 10 news" app. >> as opposed to chris cato. good morning. breaking overnight. tornadoes rip through colorado. >> here it is! we have touchdown, people! >> more than two dozen homes damaged or destroyed. hail knee deep. and now a new threat flash flooding. al's tracking it all. massive hack. the u.s. points the finger at china for what could be the biggest u.s. government data breach ever. information on 4 million federal employees stolen. this morning the chinese are firing back. serial shooter? at least two people killed another person wounded near denver. the attacks apparently random. an unprecedented manhunt now underway. and triple

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