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right now on nbc 10 news today, they got him. the manhunt ends for escaped inmate david sweat just two days after his alleged ak politician was shot and killed by police. how they caught him and what's next for the convicted cop killer. people in one south jersey town are seeing red after being left in the dark for nearly a week now. they're calling out the governor who they say is refuseing to help lee store restore power to the area. the sun starting to rise this morning. this dry, pleasant weather will not last forever. we're tracking more storms in the nbc 10 first alert forecast. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. yes, the storm may come but let's just really enjoy today. it's going to be pleasant out there. let's get to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert forecast. >> feels nice right now. the the humidity has dropped.
a cooler start, 50s and 60s right now. we're getting ready to see some sunshine. there's a nice clear view looking across the delaware center city this morning. that's where the temperatures are in the 60s. 64 at philadelphia international. cape may 70 degrees. the rest of the area is cooler. look at the 50s from millville, pottstown, the pocono mountains. pleasant morning, just a few scattered clouds. no sign of any wet weather. grab the sunglasses if you're heading out the door. plan on a warm afternoon but not hot by any means. 70 degrees at 10:00. by 1:00 we'll be in the middle 70s and still climbing at that hour. we'll go through it neighborhood by neighborhood. right now, let's get a traffic check. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has a look at a monday morning. >> we are quiet but not as quiet
as we are typically on a friday. we're on wissahickon avenue. still no problems headed southbound or northbound right here. out on the 42 freeway, new jersey more volume than we're used to seeing. four minutes still, not setting anybody back too much. headed northbound from 55 up towards the walt whitman bridge. the walt whitman bridge doing just fine. in cherry hill new jersey ongoing construction on route 70 on the westbound side. one lane is getting by. we'll check in with mass transit and the rest of the area bridges coming up. >> it's been days nearly a week in fact since severe weather caused major power outages throughout the region. >> some residents are still in the dark this morning. gloucester county has the most outages, just over 4,700 people in the dark. the next largest power problem airy is camden county with 500 outages. in pennsylvania and delaware the power is almost completely
back on. matt delucia live in gloucester county. you were stationed there last week in the days immediately after the storm. you're back there this morning. talk to us about the progress or lack thereof. >> there's been a lot of cleanup, the trees off the side of the road the problem is some people still do not have power. 50,000 more people lost power withcompared to sandy. the burger king the lights are on there but the rite aid, still no power no lights. on harmony road this is still blocked off, the 295 off ramp is blocked off as well. you have the traffic lights the dunkin' donuts still has no power. the mayor of green itch township says he wants governor chris christie to sign an emergency declaration that would get fema and funding down here to begin
repairs. the mayor says the last of response has been unacceptable. the township has not been able to conduct any business. >> to me it's inexcusable. i'm very disturbed and disappointed. but we want to move on from here. i'm hoping we get a phone call very shortly that the document has been signed and fema's in full readiness and things are moving. >> the mayor says that when he was told by atlantic city electric is that the hope newq= have the power back up to everyone by this evening. residents' thoughts coming up in the next 30 minutes. i'm live in gibbstown, gloucestertown. cheers and high fives in an upstate new york community now that the manhunt has ended for
two escaped prisoners. this morning, the second escapee, david sweat, is in critical condition. police shot and captured him near the canadian border yesterday. investigators hope to learn more about how he managed to break out of prison with another killer. david sweat was shot yesterday near the canadian border. he had been on the run for 22 days. hundreds of officers were looking for him and neighbors were on edge. the community came together to thank law enforcement for their work. >> they have put their lives at risk for us and i can't thank them enough. can't thank them enough. >> on friday border patrol agent shot and killed the other escaped fugitive richard matt. today, the second prison employee accused with helping the men break out is scheduled to pear in court. in ocean county police are asking for help to identify a man they say punched a walmart
employee. the plea confronted the man as he tried to leave without paying for a $6 item. the man punched the worker in the face and took off. if you have any information, call police. tonight, city officials in wilmington will review measures to save money and improve their police department. two city council committees will meet at 5:00 p.m. the budget amendment would cut funding by $240,000 but would add three staffers to monitor the city's neighborhood camera system. the amendment maintains the current police department at 320 members. this morning, a deadline looms for pennsylvania lawmakers trying to nail down a deal on the state's budget. republican state senators beat back the democrats' intents to
increase money for schools and human services before passing a gop crafted budget bill. that bill also passed the house. it would go to a floor vote in the senate on tuesday. >> you can't spend what you don't have. it's unnorthwest gnat that governor wolf hasn't perhaps learned a lesson from his predecessor about how to handle the negotiations. >> it will likely face a votely from governor tom wolf. the state assembly will meet in trenton to consider a bill to raise the earn income tax credit. one senate leader said that will help 500,000 families across the state. happening today, land owners in chester county will get a chance to learn more about the impact of a controversial pipeline project there.
sunoco will hold a town hall meeting tonight. the pipeline is expected to carry natural gas, drilling products across the airy. still ahead, several women go missing in ohio. now there are growing fears that a serial killer may be on the loose. plea people are dead after a small plane bound for massachusetts goes dunn and crashes into a house. the vection investigators say it has to our area. sunshine 64 degrees at 5:38. a warm orecast when i come back. missing. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back.
pleasant start. 62 degrees. that's cooler than it was yesterday. and the humidity will be missing for most of the day. that humidity is coming down. bright sunny skies in philadelphia and the shores. the bright sunny mountains will be warming up. a few more scattered clouds in the pocono mountain wins 71 degrees this afternoon, 80 degrees for reading, quakertown up to 78. 80 for trenton, mt. holly and norristown along the coast. rehoboth, cape may. atlantic city will spend most of the day in the 70s. plenty of sunshine for wilmington, philadelphia swedesboro, low 80s this afternoon. there are changes ahead for the holiday weekend. we could see showers and possibly thunderstorms. more likely on saturday the fourth of july. 87 the high and then a bit warmer with sunshine for sunday.
full week forecast the seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten. i'm hoping a lot of people took off a couple days leading to the fourth. >> it takes pressure off of traffic out there. let's check in with jessica boyington. >> towards the end of the week we'll definitely be light. on a monday morning, it's typically the heaviest day of the week 95 around cottman avenue just in a couple of minutes we'll start to see sun glare. 13 minutes from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway. that's a total drive time. still doing okay. on the blue route, same story there. 14 minutes, if you're headed northbound or southbound from 95 up towards the schuylkill expressway. we are still dealing with downed wires in greenwich township new jersey from last yeesweek's storms
on tuesday night. exit 17 harmony road that ramp is still closed. follow the local detours. tomorrow is expected to be a big day for new jersey governor chris christie. he's planning to officially announce a run for the white house. just in time for another governor getting ready to throw his hat in the ring. we'll take a look at the growing field of gop candidates.
two, one, emission sequence start and liftoff of the spacex falcon 9 rocket. >> this morning, engineers are trying to figure out exactly what went wrong when the unmanned spacex rocket exploded. the spacex falcon 9 was carrying supplies to the international space station when it blew up a little more than two minutes after liftoff today. this is the 1/3 disaster in a row for the private company. >> started with the orbital loss last fall, had the progress loss sqral months ago and now the spacex loss. there's no commonalty in these three events. >> nasa says the astronauts aboard the space station have plenty of supplies. a solar powered plane took
off from central japan this morning. it should reach hawaii in about five days. it started its journey back in march but bad weather kept the plane grounded in japan for the past month. federal investigators will visit the site of a deadly plane crash in massachusetts. the plane took off from lancaster county and was headed to massachusetts when it crashed into a house just about 30 miles southwest of boston yesterday. three people on board the small plane, including a child were killed. the four people inside the home were able to get out safely. let's head to maryland where a mother and daughter are dead after they were electrocuted in their basement which flooded after severe swept through their neighborhood. it happened in chevy chase.
investigators believe the mother and her 4-year-old stepped in electrified water and it killed them both. >> there are growing fears in a small ohio town that a serial killer may be on the ruse there. the anybody is involved trying to come up with a common link. >> their cell phones who did they have spend time with, who did they have as associates or peripheral friends? >> one offof the high school students that sent bulger a letter as part of a class project. the 85-year-old who is serving a life sentence sent back a handwritten response saying they
shouldn't waste their time on him. >> then towards the end he becomes remorseful and actually said at one point that his life is going to come to an end soon. >> bulger told the students his life was, quote, spent foolishly. if you want to help crime, go to law school. governor chris christie is expected to officially declare that he is running for president. he'll join more then a dozen other republicans who have declared vir investigation. he talked about how his mother influenced his brash, tell it like it is attitude. senior advisers say john kasich will formally announce his plans to seek the gop nomination on
july 21st. he'll make at announcement at ohio state university. he'll join the crowded field of republicans who have entered the race. as i mentioned 13 candidates have declared their running for the gop nomination of president. so far, four democrats have announced they are making a run for the white house. weddings big business and experts predict the wedding industry will likely get even bigger following supreme court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. a survey of lgbt couples, that up until now,. the average cost of a typical u.s. wedding runs about $31,000. today several pennsylvania lawmakers will join members of the philadelphia teachers june onto push for more funding for public schools. members of the philadelphia federation of teachers will meet with elected leaders and take
part in a rally. with community allies in harrisburg later this morning. they say more money is needed for the 2015-2016 budget for philadelphia's public schools. this morning, we are getting a first look at new sightings of a dangerous creature at the jersey shore. we're talking about a portuguese man 'o war. a woman walking on the beach yesterday in ocean city came across one. it looks like a jellyfish but has a severely painful sting and can be deadly. nbc 10 first told you about a man 'o war sighting last week at harvey harvey. a man set a new state record in the delaware sport fishing tournament. he caught this 33 inch, 19-pound blue line tile fish. it looks like he can barely hold it up. according to the department of natural resource and
environmental control reveals these fish are becoming more popular among anglers. eight minutes before 6:00 right now. we are in the 60s. 64 degrees. look at this plenty of sunshine, no clouds of any kind over center city. the humidity is coming down. the clouds will be thinning out in the pocono mountains. this is the view from lake wallenpaupack this morning. the shower threat will wait until tomorrow. 60 degrees in wilmington and some spots getting cooler than normal for this time of year. 59 degrees right now in blue bell. eagleville is 57. farther north and west it's 58 degrees in gilbertsville. a nice start this morning, a nice sundae day ahead. look to the west you can see
clouds. these will be moving in tomorrow and with those clouds a chance of showers and thunderstorms. right now it's indiana into the ohio valley that's seeing that activity. that will be on the move and early tomorrow morning western pennsylvania will get it and tomorrow afternoon, some regions in our area will be getting rain as well. the shower threat tonights into the evening and come early wednesday morning. that's when we could see a line of storms develop tomorrow nighted aed amight and then earl lit in the morning. those showers and thunderstorms rolling through philadelphia. today, sunglasses is all you need. you don't need to take the embrael with you. the humidity low. upper 70s and low 80s.
tomorrow, it will be warmer and muggier, leading to the late-day thunderstorms and showers. the threat continues into wednesday morning. 58 on wednesday, 84 thursday with a chance of more storms for thursday and friday and for the fourth of july as well. sunshine as we clear out for sunday. closer to 90. five or six minutes before 6:00 a.m. i'm glancing over at the camera on the schuylkill. the majors are pretty clear but 10, 15 minutes, different story. >> we know it's going to pick up. let's go to jessica boyington for the detail taz. >> that's how it is, just tlik. on the schuylkill around montgomery drive you're headed eastbound, it's a 12-point drive time in total. out on 422, if you want to check out the drive times there,
typically where we see volume headed eastbound towards the schuylkill expressway so far for the morning. no problems if you're headed westbound. mass transit, we're going okay as well no delays for septa, new jersey transit or patco. we check in with the new jersey roads coming up at the 6:00 hour. the wawa american festival starts today. and mayor miker nutter gets involved. and a popular fast food chain is trying to beef up their sales so they're beefing up their burgers.
bigger within the next month. >> i think a lot of people are happy to hear that news. nbc 10 news today at 6:00 a.m. starts right now. >> nbc 10 news starts now. >> captured alive. a three-week manhunt for an escaped killer is finally over. we'll explain what's next in the investigation. >> power problems still have their grip on south jersey and tree blimlimbs and wires have been littering the street. it's been a week since the lights went out. now the mayor of one town is turning his anger towards governor christie. >> the sunshine will be sticking around for much of the day. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. bill told us he expects this to be the most pleasant day of the week. >> i don't miss the humanity at
all. take advantage of it all day today. it's going to be comfortable today. even though we'll warm up to the low 80s, something that did not happen yesterday. sunshine anice and bright. temperatures at 57 in pottstown, coatesville, millville. northeast philadelphia down now to 61. 60 degrees in roxborough. bright sunny skies. temperatures in the 70s by 10:00. closer to the 80 degrees mark at 1:00 this afternoon. this will not last. we'll go neighborhood by neighborhood to show you what to expect for this afternoon. right now, let's check in with traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we're seeing dunned wires still from tuesday night's storm last week on 295 greenwich township exit 17 at harmony road, the ramp is still closed. follow local detours through theary to get around.