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summer. it's going to feel a whole lot like it. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today, i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. it is the first full day of summer and the first full week of summer. what do you know. it's going to be hot. let's get to meteorologist bill henley with the forecast. >> it was a hot one yesterday, 91 degrees. it was a bit muggy at times, turning less humid today. it will likely be more comfortable, less taxing on your body today. that changes tomorrow. heading out the door you'll need your sunglasses from the city to the shore. we have bright sunshine. that's a sunny view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. 80s this afternoon for the shore. but inland it's head for the 90s. the good news is the wind has shifted. wind is out of the northwest. that's drier air coming into the area, not particularly strong. in fact, calm right now in reading, pottstown and mt. holly. that flow will continue during the day. that's bringing the humidity down. yes, it will be hot but nice and sunny and more comfortable than
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yesterday. by 11:00 this morning, 82 degrees and 88 degrees and climbing at 2:00 this afternoon your your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. heading out the door right now jessica boyington is watching your first alert traffic. problems out there this morning, jessica. >> we're starting to see a little bit, bill out in west philadelphia we're dealing with the multivehicle car crash. three vehicles actually involved. that's closing a portion of haverford avenue between 41st and 42nd street. injuries involved there as well. police activity on the scene. there's going to be an accident investigation in the area for quite some time. we can get you around that as we head into our maps. haverton avenue closed between 41st and 42nd. to get around that take market street or lancaster avenue to move through the area. in new jersey the tacony
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palmyra bridge was schedule for an opening earlier. just closed right now. volume moving through the area. if you want to be safe, take the betsy ross bridge. that's doing just fine. out on the p.a. turnpike moving along fine as well. the drive times, 22 minutes from route 1 to valley forge. a great alternate is the new jersey transit or thepatco. new information on the search for the two escaped killers from upstate new york. new york state police are holding a briefing at noon today after another possible sighting. this is a look at owls head, new york. someone was seen running from a cabin cabin late last night. owls head is a remote area about 30 miles west of the clinton correctional facility, the site of the prison break.
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meanwhile, over week weekend, police searched the town of friendship. a woman says she spotted the pair on saturday along a railroad line that runs along route 20. that's about 350 miles from the prison. yesterday authorities blocked roads and searched cars in that area. brandy thompson called 911 after she said she spotted the two men resembling the fugitives. >> my dog was with me. he barked and bounced towards the back of the tracks. i looked. there was two people i only seen one at first, with a blue hoodie. as soon as my dog barked they turned around. >> authorities didn't find anything there. the duo has been on the run for more than two weeks now. prison worker joyce mitchell has been charged with providing the two men with some power tools that they used to cut through steel walls and pipes to move to get out of the correctional facility.
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preparing for the pope. within the past few hours a delegation from philadelphia landed in rome for a week of meetings to prepare for pope francis's visit here in the fall. nbc 10's chris cato joins us live from rome where it's six hours ahead of us. looking picture perfect, chris. of course there will be time for sight seeing but this is an important business trip for that delegation. >> reporter: yes, how about this rosemary. from the city of brotherly love to the eternal city. we're pursed atop a terrace at the hotel where the delegation will be staying. they are sitting down to breakfast right over here. we're trying to stay out of their face for a while. there will be opportunities to talk to them today after they get their legs under them. they'll be having meeting
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wrapping up details for september. you'll see the group, this is a large contingent by the way of philadelphiians, about 30 people in all. mayor michael nutter being treated by father donovan. he's on the ground here at the vatican involved in the planning very heavily of the world meeting of families. this group as i mentioned they have a lot of grounded to cover this weekend. here are some of the highlights of their official itinerary. it begins with a visit to the u.s. ambassador. they'll have a dinner with him at his home. then a news conference coming up on tuesday announcing the performers for the festival of families, a big party on the parkway on september 26th. they have a luncheon at the u.s. embassy on wednesday to promote international tourism to the philadelphia area. that's a great opportunity for philadelphia as a whole to really shine and market itself
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as a tourist destination to other parts of the world. there will be media from all every the world at that news conference. on thursday, a very important meeting with the mayor of rome and also the general who's in charge of security for vatican city as these leaders discuss security plans for keeping the pope and all those people safe in september. this is what they told us before they left philadelphia last night. >> it's important that we go to the vatican, go to rome to talk about logistics, coordination and the recent plan. there have been members of the delegation come to us. it was essential that we go this one final time to say, everything is set, we're in great shape and we'll be ready in september. >> a lot on their agenda this week. we'll be following all of it for you, including that meeting on thursday regarding security as the pope comes to philadelphia. the delegation from philadelphia
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also had help from another city in planning for the world meeting of families, the last city to host that event three years ago, one about 360 miles north of here milan. we talked to an official from milan about how things went in 2012 and the advice they passed on to philadelphia. we'll have that coming up in a half hour live from rome chris cato nbc 10 news. the world meeting of families startsç on september 22nd in philadelphia. the pope will be here on september 26th and 27th. we'll have you covered leading up to the papal visit and while the holy father is here. new there overnight, philadelphia police are investigating after someone shot and killed a man in the city's wissinoming section. as you can see here in a moment it wassen emotional scene for neighbors along scattergood street. a man believed to be in his 20s was shot twice around 2:30 this morning. police made no arrests there.
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in camden an overnight shooting sent one man to the hospital. police tell us the victim was shot once in the chest on north 33rd street. he was taken to cooper university hospital. no word on his conversation. no arrests there either. also in camden investigators are looking into the cause of a fire at this industrial building. crews tell us flames were shooting from the roof of the colonial processing building along south 6th street. no reports of any injuries. this morning, police in south jersey believe that a serial drugstore robber struck again. this map shows the locations of four pharmacies police say the suspect targeted starting in logan township in may and philadelphia and haddonfield and the latest just last week in woolwich township. katy zachry is live at the last location of where the last
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robbery took place. >> police say that when this robber stormed the cvs, he went right through the front door entrance and was wearing heavily layered clothes at the time to camouflage himself. you can see he's carrying a green bin when he entered the score. police say he had a crowbar as well. after he entered the store, he grabbed a woman and threatened to kill her if the pharmacist inside did not hand over all of the store's oxcycodone. police say there's a striking similarity to two other robberies. they say the robber's m.o. in both those cases was so similar to the one here at the cvs pharmacy that belief believe whoever robbed this cvs pharmacy robbed the other two pharmacies
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in south jersey. in the case of this morp fortunately no one was injured inside. witnesses told police the robber tried to steal someone's car to use their car as a getaway vehicle. police are pleading to the public. if you do have information for them, give them a call. reporting live in woolwich township katy zachry nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> the sun has been up for a half hour. we'll see a lot of it leading to summer heat. today, first full day of summer. tomorrow it will turn steamier and near record temperatures tomorrow afternoon. that could fuel some strong storms later in the day tomorrow. right now, though we're in the clear. 67 degrees in allentown. low 70s for northeast philadelphia in atlantic city with bright sunny skies. a few high clouds but manly blue sky over center city.
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that's the view from the adventure aquarium. a view that will see plenty of sunshine. less humid conditions than yesterday. a few clouds overnight, they are out of the picture for today. there are showers and thunderstorms to our southwest. that's where the humid air is. that's going to come at us tomorrow leading to this. those are storms rolling through the dakotas into minnesota. for today, sunshine 88 for allentown and reading, 87 the high in quakertown. sunny skies will lead to 90 degrees for doylestown and mt. holly. 87 for rehoboth and cape may and vineland and dover hitting 90 degrees. low 90s for philadelphia drexel hill and swedesboro. hotter tomorrow. the seven-day will show you when we can expect relief. that is in ten minutes. new information on that
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breaking news we're following in west philadelphia. four cars were involved in a wreck on haverford avenue. we did have a breaking news picture of that a live picture of that scene a short while ago. here's what we know. the driver of one car crashed into three others parked at the time. this is on haverford between 41st and 42nd street. police say the striking car was stolen. the driver ran away. nobody was hurt. needless to say, a little bit of a mess in west philly. let's bring in jessica boyington to help you navigate your way around that area and any other trouble spots in the area. >> now rush hour is just beginning to get under way right now out in west philadelphia. again, that's between 41st and 42nd. haverford avenue is closed between those two points. it will be out there for quite some time. take market street or lancaster avenue or follow local detours
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and police activity just to be safe. 6:12. making the rails safer. full steam ahead for plans to improve our country's infrastructure. there's one section of tracks that could get special attention. >> i'm matt delucia, live in center city. it's time for grads to get a job job. how good is the job mark net year? i'll have that coming up. ♪ ♪ ♪
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today, local lawmakers where moving full steam ahead with efforts to enhance passenger rail safety. new jersey senators corey booker and bob menendez will discuss the railroad enhancement and efficiency act. the legislation would authorize more than $1.6 billion a year
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over the next four years. an additional 570 million in grant money would also be made available for work on the northeast corridor. so you've got the college degree. now what? well millions of young adults are looking for jobs now that school is out and summer is here and the real world awaits them. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in center city with an outlook on the job market for recent grads. my son is part of the class of 2015. he has to take a job far away. how do the prospects look for others in this area? >> it depends on what field you're getting into and what you know about the company you're looking to get into. >> i base it on what we see with employers coming to our campus. >> reporter: la salle university career counselor has ushered thousands of students into the job market. some in the class of 2015 have
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jobs lined up while others don't. but he is ott -- optimistic w. we saw a 10% increase over the fall and 0% increase in the job fair. >> reporter: for 18 to 29-year-olds it was 9.1% unemployment rate. >> the medical field pharmaceutical companies, they're having a bit of a tough time these days. it's really knowing what are the markets in this area what are some of the -- who are the players in different areas. >> technology and sales jobs are also still in demand but knowing the players also means playing the game smart. social media is a key factor now, first worried posting too much about yourself sometimes job seekers aren't posting enough. >> they're looking before they
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bring you in for an interview. we're hearing if you're on -- they're taking a look at facebook but getting away from that. they're looking more at linkedin. having a minimal profile is not as good as having a morrow bust profile. as long as everything puts you in the best possible light. now, internships and recommendations are among the top things that employers are looking for when hiring, especially now. live in center city matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 6:19. we continue to follow this breaking news out of west philly. >> jessica boyington not only with injuries but there's an ongoing investigation. >> one of those cars was stolen. so involved with this scene we're dealing with an accident investigation, police on the scene towing cars and vehicles out of the way. four vehicles involved in total
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on haverford avenue. we take market street or lancaster avenue to get through the area. we're seeing major delays on 95 about a 27-minute trip approaching the accident scene around cottman avenue. we're seeing delays there as well. the northbound side is doing just fine. out on the 42 freeway, if you're headed north or southbound, there's still no problems. up towards the walt whitman bridge, a four or five-minute drive time. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:20 and temperatures are starting to climb. we're looking at sunshine in center city. bright sunshine has us in the 90s this afternoon. in philadelphia, 76 degrees. the good news is we have a shift in the wind compared to yesterday. it's out of the west/northwest right now. that's bringing in drier air. the humidity that will be dropping. won't be as steamy as it was
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yesterday. sunshine in the pocono mountains around 80 the high temperature, less humid in the mountains. no activity on the radar screen, not expecting to see any showers or thunderstorms today. you'll need your sunglasses today. later tomorrow or a different story, look at the storms moving in to minnesota. those heavy showers or thunderstorms are a possibility for us tomorrow afternoon. they'll be on the move. we have future weather showing early tomorrow morning hef everweather will be moving through the midwest. there's a possibility tomorrow afternoon during much hotter and more humid day, that's 4:00 in the afternoon, that's when we could see powerful storms. there's a risk of severe weather for tomorrow which includes wilmington, philadelphia and trenton and areas farther to the northwest. today, though sunshine and hot. highs in the upper 80s and low 90s. 91 yesterday, close to 90 degrees again today in philadelphia. but the real heat and humidity come in tomorrow. 96 the high temperature. 97 is the record. that will be at risk tomorrow
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afternoon. a steamy day and storms late in the day. then a nice break for wednesday. the humidity comes down making it much more comfortable, even though it will be warm up to 88 on wednesday. much cooler weather is on our way later in the week with a chance of showers and thunderstorms thursday and friday and look at the coming weekend. showers, thunderstorms and highs in the 70s. philadelphia students may be out of school but that doesn't mean they should go hungry. just ahead, the program that's making sure every kid who needs a good meal gets it this summer. and taylor swift is a force to be reckoned with. apple makes a policy change after a love letter from the superstar to the company. we work weekends here. because it works for our patients. here, at cancer treatment centers of america in philadelphia, we give our patients the freedom to make appointments that fit their schedules,
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it's 6:25 this monday morning. we're following breaking news at
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this moment. skyforce 10 is live over the scene of a home invasion. this is west philadelphia. two armed men wearing white hoodies smashed in the door of a house on walnut street. we're getting reports that police may be searching for the suspects just a short distance away. we'll send skyforce 10 there and catch up with the search when we get video, we'll bring it to you. good morning, everyone. we're watching a slow approach towards an accident scene on 95 around cottman avenue. already up to 34 minutes for a total drive time headed southbound from woodhaven towards the vine street expressway and still watching this accident scene out in west philadelphia haverford is closed between 41st and 42nd. we'll have more updates to come but now we check in on the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. sunshine is starting to come up over boathouse row. 74 degrees right now. we're starting in the 70s but
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heading for the 90s in afternoon. there are cooler readings farther north and west. chester springs down to 65 while it is 70 in wilmington and 71 in trenton. i'm nbc 10's chris cato live in rome overlooking vatican city. a team from philadelphia has just arrived. they're getting set for a busy week of meetings but also taking cues from another city when it comes to preparing for the pope. we'll have that report for you, next.
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new jersey's supreme court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures. because rather than solving the pension crisis the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. that's just wrong. teachers and school employees have paid billions into their pensions. but the state has failed. the legislature can fix what governor christie has broken - ... before it ends up costing billions more. it's time for fiscal responsibility. fund the pensions now. this is nbc 10 news. preparing for the pope. a delegation from philadelphia is in rome this morning to put the finishing touches on the pope's visit in september. at the top of the agenda this week, how to protection the pope while he's in philly.
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it is officially summer. and the heat is here. if you need to get out of the kitchen, get ready for the hot, sunny day today. we'll get you prepared with the first alert forecast hour by hour. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm rosemary connors. starting to feel a little bit better than it did yesterday. meteorologist bill henley has the details. hey, bill. >> this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon, the kitchen might be the cool spot. it's heading into the 90s for today and tomorrow. a lot steamier tomorrow. this morning there's dry air moving through the pocono mountains. that's a live, sunny view from blue mountain. temperatures in the low 80s in the mountains and that drier air is moving into philadelphia. you'll feel the difference. it will be much less humid today. 71 right now at trenton, 70 degrees in wilmington. look at the mountains, 63 for mt. pocono. the 60s and 70s will warm into the 80s and low 90s.
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at 8:00 this morning, 76 degrees. 82 at 11:00 and nice and sunny and 88 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast is just ten minutes away when i come back. let's find out what's going on with the accidents. all sorts of problems this morning. jessica boyington is tracking it with the first alert traffic. >> we got a late start this morning but we're in west philadelphia watching an accident scene on haverford avenue which is police activity on the scene as well. take market street or lancaster avenue to get through the area or follow the police activity and they will show you how to get around. out in cherry hill twpt new jersey turnpike northbound there's an accident around exit 4, which is route 73. that's blocking out the right-hand shoulder. the schuylkill expressway right around city avenue you can see on the westbound side starting to see major delay headed towards the king of prussia
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area. as for mass transit, everything doing just fine. we're starting to see on the west trenton line for septa, 10 to 15-minute delays there. currently no problems for new jersey or patco. >> preparing for the pope. right now a group of business and government leaders from philadelphia is in rome finalizing plans for the world meeting of families in september. >> take a look at this. this is new video into our newsroom this morning of mayor michael nutter arriving at the airport in philadelphia. that's him in the red cap there. being greeted by father donovan of the archdiocese of philadelphia who arrived earlier. nbc 10's chris cato is live for us in rome where right now it is lunch time about 12:30 there. what's for lunch? pasta, pasta,. >> they're sitting down to
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breakfast, the delegation breakfast items on the menu. i'm have to ask them if they're having the pursciotto and melon. they're nailing down final plans for the world meeting of families in september. they'll get hard numbers on exactly how many people have registered, which countries they're coming from. they're also holding key meetings about security talking with not only the mayor of rome but also the head of security for vatican city. now we also found out the leaders from philadelphia took a few pointers from the last city to host the world meeting of families milan. milan and philadelphia are similar in size populations of 1.3 and 1.5 million spreektively.
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we spoke via skype with the director of the region's chamber of commerce. she said there were not any security problems, not even minor ones which she attributed to the fact that italian police are accustomed to crowds that come with the pope. >> here in italy we are used to have religious happenings catholics mainly. not only catholics. >> reporter: philadelphia officials also spoke with milan about transportation, how to move all those people. milan use a battalion of buses. last week we found out that's exactly what philadelphia plans to do to get people in and out of the ben franklin parkway during that week of september 25th 26th and 27th where so many people will be jamming in. there have been late additions to the agenda for this group from philadelphia including one that will impact people outside the catholic community. we'll tell you exactly what that
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is coming up at the end of this hour when we wrap up things here from rome. live from rome chris cato nbc 10 news. the world traveler just corrected me that it's bursciotto. i eat the cheap stuff. >> here from overnight, police are looking into a shooting that sent two people to the hospital. it happened at 11th and stiles just beforp 4:00. the victims drove themselves to hahnemann hospital. they parked their carriedled with bullet holes in front of the emergency room. investigators are still looking for the gunman in this case. no arrest after two cars were stolen from this used car lot. a bmw and mustang were stolen
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from this lost at longshore avenue and crispen street. no other cars were damaged or taken. charleston south carolina is still reeling from the losses there but is also beginning its first steps towards recovery. cregg milten is live in charleston with the latest. bring us up to speed. >> over the weekend a number of public displays of this healing. the church min behind me mother emanuel here in the holy city. mother emanuel opened its doors for the first time since the massacre last week for its first worship service. the church packed, as you might imagine. that was just the beginning. sunday night iterally, 9,000 people packed charleston roads
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and highways bridges. there was this massive unity chain as they called it another show of public support for the nine victims and their families. meanwhile over the weekend we tonighted to learn more about the 21-year-old suspected shooter, dylann roof. he remains here in jail. not out on bond. there was this 2,500-word manifesto that surfaced over the weekend that gave us possible insight into what may have motivated this shooter. we'll have a look at that this morning on "today." we'll also take a look again at some of the symbols of healing that continue to pop up all over this city. all that and lots more including how all of this is triggered renewed calls to take the confederate battle flag off the statehouse grounds. >> craig melvin thank
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dillonylann roof is being held on a million dollar bond. >> this is hate didn't come from nowhere. this hate didn't just appear out of the sky. this hate comes from an awful place and this hate is born of racism. new jersey governor chris christie is speaking out about what happened in charleston. yesterday he addressed a packed chech of worshippers at st. matthew african methodist episcopal church in essex county. christie told the crowd he's been praying for the families that lost loved ones. new this morning, we're learning that the leader a white supremacist group linked to dylann roof donated tens of thousands of dollars to republican campaigns including presidential candidates. there are reports that earl holtz, the leader of the council of conservative citizens made contributions to rand paul rick
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santorum and ted cruz. last night, cruz said he will be returning the money. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 20 minutes before 7:00. 74 degrees, our first full day of summer and we have summer heat on the way today. tomorrow we're watching for strong storms hazy, hot and humid conditions turning much steamier tomorrow afternoon. those storms on track for tomorrow afternoon. heading out the door right now, 60s and 70s. 68 degrees in doylestown much of the rest of the area is in the 70s and with sunshine look at this sunny view from here at the nbc 10 studios. the sunshine will warm us into the 90s this afternoon in philadelphia. a few scattered clouds overnight. now they are out of the picture. the storms are way to our southwest today. no storms today, but this will be move in tomorrow afternoon. for today, you'll be hard pressed to find clouds around this morning. nice and sunny as we head into
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the afternoon hours. that will lead to a quick warmup. upper 80s in allentown and reading. nothing but sunshine for doylestown trenton and mt. holly. look at dover and vineland 90 this afternoon, low 90s for drexel hill philadelphia and swedesboro. there is cooler weather ahead after tomorrow. seven-day when i come back in ten. at 6:41 on this monday, we want to let you know about this breaking news we continue to follow out of west philadelphia. we've learned that four cars were involved in this wreck on haverford avenue between 41st and 42nd streets. here's a live look at that scene. here's what we know, the driver of one car crashed into three others parked at the time. the striking car was stolen police say. the driver ran away and fled the scene. nobody was hurt here. >> police are redirecting traffic there. let's bring in jessica boyington to help us navigate around that traffic area. >> it's unfortunate time be
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rush hour is just beginning to get under way in west philadelphia. again, lids reiterate, between 41st and 42 send where haverford avenue is closed. not a huge stretch but there's an accident investigation involved as well. take market street or lancaster avenue to get through the area. on cherry hill the new jersey turnpike there's an accident around exit 4 on the northbound side, around route 73. that's blocking out the right-hand shoulder. the first major roadway to get pretty big delays here. accident scene cleared out of the way. it's on the right-hand shoulder at cottman avenue. >> apple responds to taylor swift's social media scolding.
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take a look at this new video from newark delaware out of new castle county. it was posted on social media overnight. a freight train slammed into a car that was sitting on the tracks near deer park. the crash happened around 11:30 last night. nobody was inside the car at the
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time. it's unclear why it was on the tracks in the first place. family members and friends of a philadelphia police officer who was shot and killed earlier this year gathered yesterday to celebrate the birthday of the fallen officer's son. nbc 10 was in upper darby for robert wilson iv's birthday party. he's the son of robert wilson iii, the fallen police officer. the community donated food supplies and even a venue. sergeant wilson was shot and killed while trying to break up a robbery at a game stop store in march. he was at the store buying a gift for his older son's birthday. today the philadelphia housing authority will begin providing healthy meals to children across the city. it's all part of the summer food program to ensure that no child goes hungry. the agency is offering breakfast and lunch for kids in need at 20 sites through the city. the doors open at 8:00 a.m. to
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2:00 a.m. monday through friday. the program runs through august 21st. the supreme court justices could announce a landmark decision on whether or not to legalize same-sex marriages nationwide. marriage license bureaus across the country are prepared for a potential rush of applications this week should the supreme court overturn the ban, giving same-sex couples equal protection under state laws. the justices will decide whether state bans against same-sex marriages can remain in place or if those marriages are considered a constitutional right. new information this morning on apple's new streaming music service. the tech giant is changing its tune about paying artists royalties after some harsh words from singer taylor swift. apple says it now plans to pay royalties to artists and record labels during a free three-month trial period. this after the berks county native announced a few days ago she would hold back her newest album "1989" from apple music.
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she posted a letter on tumblr for apple's initial decision. she says i find it to be shocking disappointing and completely unlike this historically progressive and generous company. time now to head north to new york for a look at what's ahead on the "today" show. >> we check in with savannah guthrie and willie geist. good monday morning. >> good morning, rosemary and vai. new information on the escaped killers from a new york prison. new possible sightings. also ahead, a rossen report's warning for drivers in a popular tourist spot. why are some gas stations charging nearly double the current average for a gallon of gas. plus the secret lives of twins, jenna bush hager and her sister will share their twincy
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secrets. >> i'm a twin. i have a twin. >> right here. >> you are? >> yes. my twin brother celebrated his second father's day yesterday for his twin daughters. >> very nice. we'll see you -- >> wow, they run in your family rosemary. >> yes, they do. >> we look forward to that and everything else on the "today" show. see you in about ten minutes. >> all right, guys. >> thanks. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> we are heading toward twin days in the 90s. yesterday 91 should be back up to 91 degrees today. but we could be dealing with trip triplets tomorrow unfortunately. 76 in philadelphia the wind is out of the west/northwest. that's bringing in drier air. it won't be as humid as over the weekend. look at the brilliant sunshine camel back blue sky overhead. near 80 to this afternoon for the mountains. there are cooler temperatures
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for parts of the area 60s right now in kennett square, 68 degrees in quakertown and 66 in pottstown. delaware and south jersey most numbers are in the 70s this morning. middletown is 76 degrees. it has dropped to 69 in mt. holly. that won't last long. bright sunshine today and we will see no showers today. but that changes tomorrow. a line of showers and thunderstorms are moving through minnesota. that will be here tomorrow afternoon and there's a potential for severe storms developing. got a ways to go but it will make steady progress by early in the morning. this is the line we'll be watching to the west by tomorrow afternoon. storms will be popping up that's at 4:00. could be messing with tomorrow afternoon commute. but for today, no sign of the severe potential that we have for tomorrow. that severe potential includes wilmington, philadelphia and trenton. enjoy the sunshine and dry conditions today while they're around. upper 80s and low 90s wouldn't
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feel as i mentioned as hot as yesterday. but tomorrow a different story. 96 the high. the record is 97. and much steamier too. it will feel like it's closer to 100 degrees thanks to the high humidity. storms late tuesday then they clear out. and nice comfortable weather for wednesday. still warm but the humidity comes way down wednesday. thursday and friday a chance of showers and thunderstorms and storminess could keep the weekend much cooler. high temperatures saturday and sunday in the 70s. >> looking forward to that. thanks, bill. 6:52 on this monday. looking at problem spots on the roads and the rails. >> the biggest one is in west philadelphia, jessica boyington has the details. >> we're still dealing with the multivehicle accident in west philly. haverford avenue is closed between 41st and 42nd street. police activity is on the scene and an accident investigation under way. take market street or lancaster avenue to get through the airy. on the new jersey turnpike exit
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4, we're watching an accident scene there as well blocking the right-hand shoulder route 73. the river line is currently suspended due to police activity. the ben and tacony are doing okay this morning. riverline is pussuspended. skyforce 10 was over the scene when officers arrested one of the men suspected of carrying out a home invasion. you see him being led away handcuffed. this is happening at 59th street near turner where police say two men smashed in a door of a house on walnut street. they are still looking for a second suspect. we'll pass along informing as we get it. a disguised robber walks into this cvs and demands drugs.
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police in this area think he's responsible for several other drug heists in this area. we'll show you his picture.
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new jersey's supreme court has spoken but teachers and school employees still fear for their futures. because rather than solving the pension crisis the court says politicians can continue to ignore it. that's just wrong.
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teachers and school employees have paid billions into their pensions. but the state has failed. the legislature can fix what governor christie has broken - ... before it ends up costing billions more. it's time for fiscal responsibility. fund the pensions now. from the city of brotherly love to the eternal city chris cato live in rome overlooking vatican city where a group of leaders from philadelphia they are in place now with a busy week ahead of them. they have several meetings pertaining to the world meeting of families. also a big opportunity on wednesday to promote philadelphia to the entire world media as a tourism destination and then they're ending the week on thursday with a meeting about security. during the world meeting of families and the pope's visit, talking to the head of security
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for vatican city. coming up at 11:00 a.m. we look at why protecting the pope is such a challenge and what will go into keeping him safe when he arrives in philadelphia in september. live from rome, chris cato, nbc 10 news. i'm katy zachry. south jersey police believe the man who walked into this cvs pharmacy dressed in heavy construction layers and carrying a crowbar, is responsible for two other prescription drug heists in the area. here's video of the suspect in the woolwich township robbery. he stormed the cvs on center square road before midnight on friday. he held one woman hostage according to police while a pharmacist handed over oxcycodone. investigators say the way he dressed and his m.o. is strikingly similar to two recent robberies in logan township and haddonfield. police are looking for any information. if you have it, contact them. katy zachry, nbc 10 news
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reporting live in woolwich township. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're seeing the most volume so far this morning on 95. this is right around girard avenue. almost a half hour southbound from woodhaven road towards the vine street expressway. we're also watching the screen scene and investigation in west philadelphia on haverford avenue closed between 41st and 42nd. take market or lancaster avenue to get by. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we've got sunshine on this first monday, the first full day of summer. two high clouds won't stand in the way of a warmup into the 90s. right now 76 degrees in philadelphia. that's at northeast philadelphia 72 in roxborough and 77 right along the delaware river trail. i have to admit the forecast was originally for some thunderstorms this afternoon but taylor swift said no she couldn't hand that'll so we had to change it. no storms today but that is a
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possibility for tomorrow afternoon. >> what taylor said. >> "today" show is up next. another local update in 25 minutes. get up to the minute information on the nbc 10 news app. have a good one. good morning. breaking news. a possible new sighting in the search for those escaped killers and it's right where the search started -- a cabin about 30 miles from the prison. a hunter claiming he saw a man run out. is this the tip police have been waiting for? honoring the fallen. a crowd of more than 10,000 gathers in charleston as president obama uses unusually blunt talk about prejudice. >> it's not just a matter of it not being polite to say [ bleep ] in public. that's not the measure of whether racism still exists or not. >> what's being said about the president's use of that controversial word. >> hot, hot, hot. triple


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