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e-hour loop shows us we're seeing showers dieing down. nothing spotty like last night. thunderstorms in our area and we will see a chance of shower activity at least through 1:00 p.m. at 10:00 a.m. 77 degrees, by 1:00 p.m. 83. so another warm day for us. 87 is the high in philadelphia. cooler temperatures along the shore. still a comfortable day on tap for us especially around the shore. a little on the warm side as you're staying closer to the city. i'm tracking even warmer weather and conditions. it is coming up in ten minutes. right now we want to check in
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with jessica boyington. >> we had a rough start of it this morning. right now right around the black horse pike where the southbound lanes are scattering. they're still great. southbound from woodhaven to the express way. no problem. the schuylkill is okay. currently no problems in the way for mass transit. we'll have more coming up. new from overnight, philadelphia police sergearching for a man that held up a convenience store. new information this morning
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in the death of a man whose bod i yfs found stuffed in a suitcase. katy tell us what you have learned. >> a few hours ago we learned that police arrested and charged a second suspect in this murder. she 27-year-old crystal leibhart. the victim's body was found beating, stabbed, and stuffed in a suitcase. this weekend officers arrested 25-year-old thomas brennan for the murder. they say brennan and bernheisel the victim often stayed in the same home. after the murder he was hiding the body in a stairwell in that home. then they dumped the body in the
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secluded area. reporting live katy zachary. today in montgomery county a pretrial hearing for a woman accused of having sex with a high school student. a married mother of three was caught having sex with a 17-year-old at a public park last fall. prosecutors say she met student while volunteering for her daughter's cheerleading team. a mother makes a daring escape during a home invasion. the woman broke free grabbed her sleeping children and escaped through the window. the thieves got away. an undercover operation for montgomery township.
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a series of break ins happening and officers say they had the kids under surveillance and saw them break into a home on pioneer drive. detectives searched their homes and found money, jewelry, and video games worth tens of thousands of dollars. 23-year-old zackary mcdonough surrendered. police say he tried to cover up his accident by covering up his car. they found the car yesterday the windshield was smashed and there was front end damage. police had been searching for the vehicle and driver since sunday. >> all they had to do was stop. pull over to the side of the road. >> police tell us two other buysmen
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may have been in the car at the time of the accident. a 17-year-old was hit and killed by a drunk driver on sunday night. his aunt told nbc 10 how she wants her nephew to be remembered. >> he was a good kid. he never had problems never in trouble. always went to school. >> police say the driver ran a stop sign before hitting the teen. atlantic city is trying to bounce back from the closing of four casinos. officials say the new initiative will have a significant economic impact on the city.
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in the meantime the former owner of the rshevel casey know and his disagreement with the power company has been settled and they keep power to the buildings for awhile longer. good morning. for the rest of the day on and off showers. 71 degrees. wind out of the southwest at 10 to 13 miles per hour. and we're taking a closer look at this pull to the northeast. you could see a round of this weather moving in but it is nothing like we saw yesterday. showers into the rest of the late morning hours. after 2:00 p.m. we'll see more clearing and at least a few
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hours of sunshine before the sun goes down and the temperatures will push into the mid to high 80s today with more clearing expected overnight tonight and that will give way to a mostly sunny day tomorrow. right in the middle of the warming trend, the 90s. take a look at your wednesday 87 as well. thursday go into the 90s. sunny and warm conditions expected pushing into the afternoon. i'll have your seven-day forecast in about ten minutes. just getting information of an accident on i-78. >> a tractor trailer involved. jessica is getting new information. we're dealing with an eastbound delay for this accident just up ahead. a massive back up behind that has well. the westbound side doing okay for now, but the eastbound lanes
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are closed currently. 95 southbound to woodhaven road. starting to gather in the typical volume. the blue route doing okay. mass transit doing good this morning. >> after nearly three decades, the same man keeps ending up behind bars for the same crime. and blowing the whistle on penn state.
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new jersey's pension system is a mess but don't blame teachers and other school employees. over 20 years, teachers have paid more than 10 billion dollars into their pensions, but new jersey politicians have paid just three underfunding teacher pensions by billions. unless the state makes its pension payments the entire fund could disappear in twelve years- threatening over 200 thousand teachers with poverty in retirement.
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school employees have done their part. now, politicians need to do theirs. it's only fair.
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it is 11 minutes past 6:00. horses were seized after they were found in a junk yard on grays avenue. they told the owner they will return the horses when he finds a safe place for them to live. a delaware man is facing his seventh dui charge. he pulled out in front of a car that had a green light and got rear ended. police say no one was hurt but that he smelled of alcohol. he was convicted of six other duis going back to 1987. a former student that blew the whistle on a secret facebook page spoke for the first time publicly yesterday. he claims hazing caused him to
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flunk out of school and left him with post-traumatic stress disorder. he says he and other pledges were forced to drink so much they got sick. and he was punched in the face after not going to a frat event. >> i never intended to become a whistle-blower. but what i saw what was going on and the abuse that myself and others were repeatedly experiencing my documentation over several months i was left with no choice but to go to police after more people pledges, and innocent people were hurt. >> the school took action when he alerted them back in 2014. but he declined to purr sewer disciplinary action and talk to police.
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penn state has suspended the fraternity. pennsylvania's republican controlled signal rejected tom wolf's nominee for commissioner. he says he will -- some criticize him for wearing the uniform when he did not attend the academy. yesterday he crew brown's name for consideration, but the senate went ahead and moved the nomination ahead for consideration. in a state, governor wolf said it is common practice for governors to recall nominations to allow for more time for discussion. the case of a pennsylvania boy and his dad that were the focus of an international manhunt. a judge sentenced the father
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after he took his son on a sailing trip across the pacific ocean instead of returning the boy to his mother. they were found on an ie rand in the south pacific. happening today, another company making a pick to relocate to camden and take advantage of tax breaks there. american water works will pitch their relocation to the new jersey economic committee. suburu holtec international, and the philadelphia 76ers have also located there. hillary clinton is giving a speech at king college prep who won a competition as part of the reach higher initiative challenging students with the
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free student application. we're continuing to follow that tractor trailer problem. i-78 on the eastbound side right around 143 is closed just up ahead. we have a ambulance on the scene there as well. this is the back up on that scene. past this back up you see the westbound lanes are not dealing with the problem. it runs pretty much parallel next to that scene as well. on 95 the drive times around the philadelphia international airport. it is seven minutes going southbound in the opposite direction. we do have an accident that just cleared out of the way moments ago. police activity still on the scene. and currently no weather related
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reports. we'll have more on that accident coming up. >> now were "first alert" weather. a few showers for us as we head into your tuesday morning. hot and humid conditions for us. we'll also see 90s back in your seven-day forecast. overcast skies, but no rain falling at the international airport. across the rest of the region we're at 69 in allentown. we're seeing a little more sunshine in cape may. as go into the afternoon we'll notice warmer temperatures will stick around. and mid 60s right now in pocono. temperatures at 70 in will wilmington. we are also going to see a
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chance of showers throughout the morning on and off. these are light showers moving through parts of burlington county right now. also another round near abalon and cape may. that is on and off. closer to 10:00 a.m. we could see an isolated thunderstorm. this will continue into your early afternoon hours, so closer to 3:00 is when we will see final sunshine going away. we could have lightning throughout the area today. once we get into our evening hours we should pretty much be done with that threat. 85 is the high today in cape may. 87 in dover. our temperatures are going to be
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above average or average for this time of year. 81 87 tomorrow 87 with drier conditions. another chance for storms into saturday. >> fulfilling your donut crazy could soon get easier. the sweet treat going the way of pizza. >> and we're giving away free money. nbc 10 and nbc universal is giving away money. local nonprofits have new and innovative programs. the winning grant is 60,000. july 3rd is the expiration deadline, get your apply additions in now at nbc10 tonight.
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>> the philadelphia skyline, 71 degrees out on this tuesday morning. mid to high 80s in most pleases in the delaware valley. a little morning shower that should clear out by the afternoon. britney shipp will have your forecast. a local high school is using social media to recruit students. they made the video and posted it to their facebook page. it shows students around the campus inviting the pope to visit. pennsylvania lawmaker pleaded guilty to taking cash for favors. three others pleaded guilty for the same crime in the past. the latest is the state
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representative michelle brown brownlee. she has since resigned from her elected position. she was sentenced to 18 months of probation. the case was dropped by the attorney general kathleen kane who say it was too flawed for a prosecution. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington. we're dealing with a traffic back up around exit 35. you see back up right there it seems to be that some of the cars are starting to move through the area. it may not be closed any more but for the time being you can take old route 22. we're also seeing it on franklin
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and mooreland road. let's see what we have in store for the rest of your day. >> we'll continue to see scattered showers and breezy conditions. boathouse road. temperatures will warm above average between 80 and 5 degrees. it is 82 in atlantic city. a suspect in the pizza shop shoot out nearly one week ago is still on the run. we have the latest on the investigation and the piece of evidence that police hope will help catch their suspect. >> a homicide detective,ly tell you about that and i'll show you the evidence we're talking about after the break. a delaware police officer charged with kicking down the front door of a home after a
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night of partying. teaming up bonn jovi is helping give hillary clinton a little boost, and going to new jersey to do it.
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just about 6:30 on this tuesday morning. we have new video as the serge goes on for the suspect in a pizza shop shootout. police are calling this a key piece of evidence. a fire in mercer county leaves dozens of people homeless. >> spotty rain today. welcome into nbc 10 today. >> it is already 71 degrees, let's find out how warm it will get with britney shipp.
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>> good morning, a chance of spotty showers and thunderstorms over the weekend here. we're seeing mostly cloudy skies and take a look at our future weather. you will notice on and off spotty showers into the rest of the morning. you could see a few isolated heavy downpours. temperatures will warm in the mid to high 80s. we're seeing light rain move into cape may, and a few showers into suffix county. temperatures on the mild side. 66 in quaker town and right along we're starting off in the mid 60s. temperature wide it is 77 by 11:00 a.m. a little more sunshine in
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philadelphia. now let's check in with jessica boyington. >> we're dealing with rush hour now on 78. a overturned tractor trailer, they're moving the camera around right now. you can take old route 22 to get by the scene for the time being. we're also dealing with an accident on franks road and tom tomlinson road. up towards valley ford. and currently no delays for the transit system. >> now from overnight, police tell those one was injured after a fire in southwest philadelphia.
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the building filled with smoke by the time crews arrived. no word on how it started. >> this morning we have new video, we hope will help them find a suspect involved in a shootout with a off duty officer in a pizza place. >> i just checked in with homicide detectives and they say the suspect is still on the loose. they say the man on the left is wanted with a connection of robberies. he and andrew ellerby robbed a pizza parlor and a off duty officer pulled his weapon. police are still looking for any information.
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you're asked to call the police department if you know anything. >> this morning dozens of residents are out of their home after a fast moving row home fire. investigators have not determined the official cause, but there was something going on right before the fear that is getting a little more attention, explain that for us. >> yes, they were having a roof repaired, and the fire started very closely to where they were working. also some of the police from hamilton township are over the area here. so the focus right now would be that roof. the fire is very intense. check out this video the
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intensity of the fire just before 5:00. neighbors at one point were banging on each other's doors warning them of the fire. we have been talking with some of the people who live on this block. they're watching as everything burns. >> i pulled up as the firefighters and everything were just arriving. i saw the smoke coming from down there moving it's way here. >> next thing you know it just went down everything went down. >> residents here are now left to rebuild. many for now are staying at a firehouse nearby. the redcross is helping them out. you see the damage there. this is just leaping from one house to another. 175 firefighters that is the
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kind of manpower it took. >> it is 6:35 and 71 degrees outside. a police corporal facing charges after police say he kicked his way into a strangers home. it happened at this house early saturday morning. they say michael spencer spell asleep in his car. the woman who lived there jumped out of the window for help after her husband held him at gunpoint. he is now criminally charged. sdplchblgt a local priest admits to trying to lurn children into a sexual relationship. he pleaded guilty to using the internet to sexually exploit
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children. federal investigators say he pretended to be a 16-year-old girl on a teen website. the federal transportation administration is suggesting more speed signs on railroads, along with safety systems that prevent trains from going too fast. this is the latest in a series of steps designed to keep passengers safe. on may 12th a tray derailed going from washington to new york city and killed and injured dozens of people. as go into the rest of your
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morning we'll see isolated showers as well. right now your temperatures in philadelphia are 71 degrees. the speeds will help contribute to how warm it will feel into the afternoon. temperatures will keep climbing into the upper 90s this week. 67 right now in washington township. mid 60s in the poconos. 70 in dover. sea isle city has seen isolated showers moving in. and same thing for sussex county. the future weather shows us into the rest of this morning we'll see on and off showers. there could be a few little
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heavydown heavy downpours. look at our highs around the area today. 73 in the poconos. 87 will be the high. and 80 degrees in wild wood. a beautiful day at the shore once we're done with all of the showers. i'm also tracking the warmer temperatures into the 90s. it is all coming up on in forecast in about ten minutes. monitoring the situation on i-78 eastbound. >> jessica boyington gets more information. >> this is right around exit 35. some cars were able to pass through earlier, but now it looks like it's a stand still.
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if you have to head out in this area you want to take old route 22. out in lower marion we're dealing with an accident that is cleared out of the way. and wake field road and on franklin and tomlinson road. so it is starting to slow up in the normal spots. just a half hour and the schuylkill in the center city area. >> 6:39. take a look at this guy. he is just the right size for a rise on the delaware river. this is baby rocky. he took shape yesterday and now she looking for his mom who happens to be the world's
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largest rubber ducky. baby rocky will need the public's help to find his way around as he make stops in the area. health care is already expensive. >> several hospitals in our area are marking up prices more than others around the country. we'll show you what hospitals made the list. prison escape mystery. who police are now questioning in the case of the inmates that broke out and then vanices. -- vanished.
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new jersey's pension system is a mess but don't blame teachers and other school employees. over 20 years, teachers have paid more than 10 billion dollars into their pensions, but new jersey politicians have paid just three underfunding teacher pensions by billions. unless the state makes its pension payments the entire fund could disappear in twelve years- threatening over 200 thousand teachers with poverty in retirement. school employees have done their part. now, politicians need to do theirs. it's only fair.
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it is 6:44 and 71 degrees outside. jon bon jovi is helping out hillary clinton on the campaign trail. he is hosting a fundraiser for her. prices for the event start at $1,000 for general admission. nearly $3,000 for priority seating and the location is only known to those attending. clinton is running against bernie sanders, martin o'malley. chris christie has not decided if he will run for president yet
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or not. but at a current event, he sounded a lot like he would be running when he repeatedly used phrases like "if i am president." a study shows that some hospitals are marking up their prices by nearly 1,000%. they are hoping to curve rieszsing health costs. also on the list the kroger hospital. >> a year-long study looked at 4,000 hospitals and what they bill patients covered by private insurance, medicare and medicaid.
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those with top tier health plans were billed less than those who did not. we spoke to the woman who lead the study. >> we use the term price gouging. >> yes, i would say that. we do not have a knowledge or had to -- >> the memorial center says hospital charges do not contractly portray what consumers pay for their health care. a spike in heroin overdoses over the weekend. more than 30 people have overdosed. three people died four were saved after they were given a drug that counters the effect of heroin. the case against eric frein and the man leading the prosecution's case may lose his
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job. thompson was defeated by kelly gong. they say they want a da not obsessed with eric fourteen. >> he is one of the people that brought a lot of attention to our community and needs to be prosecuted to the full essex tent. >> whoever the prosecutor is they prosecute this case. >> kelly gong says she will pursue if she wins election. frein was the subject of a seven-week manhut last year. he ambushed two pennsylvania state troopers in pike county. investigators say he shot and killed brian dixon and wounded eric douglass.
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did they have inside help? that is the question still lingering after the escape of two convicts. police are questioning a female employee now about what happened. investigators think they used power tools to cut through their cells, and they left this note behind saying "have a nice day." >> i don't believe they could have acquired the equipment they needed to do this without help. and we have a separate. >> matt was convicted of kidnapping beating, and killing his boss. let's go to new york now for
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a update on this manhunt on "the today show." we'll start right there. more on the search for the dangerous guys that escaped this morning. did that prison worker being questioned help them get out. >> and take a look at this. the booming business of bogus i did -- i diddiplomas. >> you are v not grown until you see two grown men using the words that we use in this interview. >> it goes from da da to doo doo doo. >> when you have two guys the next thing it is pull my finger and all of that stuff.
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>> we avoided that we're just short of that. >> thank you very much. we look forward to it. >> we'll dunkin' doe newnuts delivery? delivery is clearly a big opportunity and companies are already developing mobile ordering. they're serving tech savvy customers. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with britney shipp. >> we're tracking hot temperatures. take a live look outside right now. temperatures starting off on the mild side at 71 degrees. ten miles per hour, it is up 85%. a misof sun and clouds this
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morning. upper allentown, mid 60s if you're waking up with us in the poconos. 70 in wilmington. northeast philly is 70 degrees. a satellite radar shows storms pushing out of burlington county. this is just south of atlantic city. closer to montgomery county as well and by 3:00 or 4:00 clearing in most of the area. maybe a few more lingering showers once again closer to that time. depending on where you are, more sunshine as well heading into the afternoon and temperatures will be warmer than average.
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we have a chons of a spotty storm or downpour as well. 87 will be our high tomorrow and those temperatures will keep climbing until we get to the 90s on thursday. hot by saturday a chance of a heat wave. another 90 in there. and humid by sunday. if you're watching that problem on i-78 all lanes are blocked. >> we're getting reports of all lanes blocked on the eastbound side, but every once in awhile you see relief through the area. so around 1:43 look at exit 35. even though some of the cars are moving through the area, it is still a little bit of a back up.
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that runs parallel by that score. you can see a lot of slowing on the westbound side. now we have another accident three in the area. ashford and wakefield road. watch out for that there. and we're dealing with 43 minutes away from the philadelphia international airport. back to you guys. >> we'll have more on that downed tree jessica. we have more video into the news room. this is lower marion where trees are blocking ashridge road. there is no word on what caused the street to fall but there was strong winds in the area and storms. >> police are searching for a
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we're live in longdale. police hoping that surveillance video will help them catch a man wanted in connection with a robbery. they pulled a gun and tried to rob a pizza shop but an off duty officer was inside. love in longdale jesse gary nbc
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10 news. i'm live in hamilton hamilton township. this is what -- take a look at what it is looking like now. dozens of residents were forced out of their homes. this is the focus right now, and what will be done. right now no official cause. residents sent running from their homes are not yet allowed back in. live in hamilton township this morning, nbc 10 news. and jessica boyington with your traffic this morning. there is a back up on 78 around exist 35 or road 142.
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right now take old route 22 to get bay. take walnut to get by in that hear as well. a further action on ashbridge and wakefield road. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. taking a live rock at cape may, overcast skies. that will linger into the morning hours. early in the afternoon it will be clear and we could see isolated storms. take a look at that seven-day. the temperatures keep climbing by thursday. 91 by friday. we have a heat wave on our hands and we track another chance of storms into the weekend. >> a heat wave all right. "the today show" is up next
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we'll have updates in about 25 minutes. thank you for watching, have a great day. good morning. inside job? did a female prison employee help the two convicted murderers pull off their daring escape? if so, wiehy? the questions intensify as the hanhunt for two dangerous men comes up empty. a female patient being treated this special unit outside washington with a rear and vicious form of tuberculosis resistant to most drugs. now health fishes are retracing her steps after she spent weeks traveling the country. is there a risk to the public? first appearance. former oushouse speaker dennis hastert set to be in court

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