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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. route 70 westbound still dealing
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with the ongoing construction, one lane getting by from south cornell avenue to the mcclelland avenue. check on route 73 near the atlantic city expressway. for a check on the philly roads, 95 southbound still not seeing an increase yet. 13 minutes from woodhaven road towards the vx have much. the [ expletive ] doing okay average speeds of about 65 miles per hour with a 12-minute drive time. breaking news in gloucester county. skyforce 10 is live over the scene of a very active fire. this started within the past 15 minutes. this is at a business in south harrison township on monroeville road. we are working to find out if anybody was hurt or how this fire may have started. we'll continue to more thanner it this situation. as soon as we get more information we'll pass it along. the second escaped prisoner
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who spent more than three weeks on the run is in critical condition this morning after state police shot and captured him. this was the scene soon after a police sergeant david sweat. sweat, a convicted killer had been on the run for at least 22 days. he was shot medics met him and they transferred home to a more secure facility. >> we wanted to provide care in a way that's safe for our staff and everyone around us. >> sweat hope to question him more about what led to the escape. it's been nearly a week since severe weather caused major power outages three the region. gloucester county is a hard-hit
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airy. they have the most outages right now. there's just over 4,000 people without electricity. the next largest problem area is in camden county. matt delucia nbc 10's matt delucia is live in gloucester county. you've been keeping an eye on the numbers. still, some people don't have power. you found those residents are very frustrated this morning. >> i stopped off at the wawa to get some coffee and a couple residents were talking about how they still don't have power, day six without power. they were angry about it. right here on harmony road in gibbstown, there's a utility line laying out here on the grass. there's a piece of the utility pole. some of the metal you see is on the ground. on friday, one of the poles was leaning on the roadway.
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there's a chunk of the utility pole lying right next to the other one. we see the dunkin' donuts down there, they still don't have power. a lot of businesses and homes don't have power right now. the mayor of gibbstown in kbren itch township he says that this is just too much. he's fed up. he wants chris christie the governor to sign an emergency declaration to get fema down here and get these repairs on track. the estimated damage $17.5 million. the mayor says the lack of response from the governor's office is unacceptable. >> people still have no electric. some people don't have water. >> we ended up going to my in-laws and then coming back and forth to work. it's been a mess.
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>> the mayor says what he was told by atlantic city electric is the hope is to have power up to everyone by this evening. we've seen the numbers start trickling down. on harmony road a major road, gibbstown, the traffic right is still out. one spot they have power the next neighborhood they don't. it's hit or miss. we see a yew trilt -- utilities down here as well. live in gibbstown, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 6:05. new from overnight, a philadelphia man tells us a man was shot when he stepped out of a bar to have a cigarette. the victim is in extremely critical condition with a
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stomach wound. the shooter jumped into a car and drove way. police founded car, arrested two suspects and recovered two guns. two shootings in germantown. this happened last night. just before 9:00 along east price street. authorities are still searching for the gunman. about an hour later, officers responded to another deadly shooting in east germantown. this time a 20-year-old man was shot near north worcester and sheldon streets. so far, no arrest in either shooting. from our delaware bureau state police have trying to identify the body of a man found in the delaware river. delaware officials pulled the victim from the river and will conduct an autopsy laterer today. tonight, city officials in
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wilmington will review measures to save money and improve the police department. two city council committees will meet at 5:00 this evening to review a budget amendment. it would cut funding by $240,000 but would add three staffers to monitor the stay's neighborhood camera system. the amend would also maintain the current police department at 320 members. >> pennsylvania state lawmakers, can they agree on a budget? the bill passed the house without any democratic support. it could get a floor vote in the senate tuesday. the burgette seems all but certain now to draw a veto from governor tom wolf. today, new jersey law workers could vote on a tax
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relief for working families. the state sa sellably will dr. a fwoil raise the earned income tax credit. that will help nearly 500,000 families across the state. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> eight minutes after 6:00. the sun has been up for a little more than half an hour. we'll see a lot of sunshine today. we're not going to see much humidity. that number is falling this morning. as far as showers are concerned we have lots of rainfall over the weekend. more showers on the way and the first ones could be here later tomorrow. the weekend, watching it fourth of july could see showers and possibly thunderstorms. look at that beautiful view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. sunshine will be bright for doylestown philadelphia, millville. 50s in millville. philadelphia is at 64. that number claiming into the mountains.
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farther to the south, you won't find clouds. sunshine for the delaware beaches and the jersey shore. forecast is calling for clouds and sunshine in the pocono mountains. 71 the high temperature for mount pocono upper 70s for allentown and quakertown. dover, vineland cape may, all into the 80s this afternoon. that's what we'll see for wilmington swedesboro and drexel hill into the low 80s this afternoon with lots of sunshine. it will be warmer this weekend. with that warmer, more humid weather coxs a chance for the fourth of july thunderstorms for the fourth of july. it looks like we'll get showers before we get to the weekend. the seven-day forecast when i come back in ten. 6:10 this monday morning as
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folks grab their keys head out the door. >> you know the traffic is starting to pick up out there. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on all the traffic cameras. >> just a little bit, guys this is the 24th street on the westbound side approaching the schuylkill expressway over to the left and 30th street station on the right. still the drive time towards the schuylkill is only a two-minute trip. no real delays headed westbound. eastbound towards 95 doing just a bill better. out in towamencin, we are watching an accident scene there. mass transit, no problems. septa deal willing ten-minute delays on norristown. >> thank you, jessica. >> skyforce 10 is hovering over the active fire scene. it started within the past 15
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20 minutes at a business in south harrison township. we'll keep you updated on the pro guess here and we'll have another live look come up. >> it's that time of year vegetables garrs ss ss are growing. katy zachry tell is us about a place that provides fresh fruit and vegetables to neighbors. this has grown that a lush plentiful garden. it may be small but it is helping to feed dozens of families in this area. coming up i'll explain. the same-sex marriage battle may not be over just yet, next, the we'll get to that. and this one gives freeh freedom to parent and childrens
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who are worried about numbers on a meter. we'll explain that, coming up.
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6:15 on this monday. let's get you back over this breaking news in gloucester county. skyforce 10 is live over the scene of a fire. this is on state road 45 and monroeville road. this started within the last 15 30 minutes or so. this is at a business in south harrison township. we are working to find out if there are any injuries involved with this fire. as you can see, a very active scene there. crews trying to extinguish those flames. skyforce 10 is going to continue to hover over the scene. as soon as we get an update, we'll pass it along. this morning, there's still fallout from friday's landmark
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supreme court decision legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states. across the country, gay pride demonstrators applauded the court's ruling. skeptics on both sides of the issue, gay rights activists and presidential hopefuls alike say this is far from settled. >> we have a long way to go. >> are we going to trade one level of discrimination for a new level of discrimination against people of faith. >> the top prosecutor in texas says he has lawyers who will defend officials, officials who refuse to issue marriage licenses based on their own religious objections. the rulings still does not settle the issue of private businesses that refuse to participate in same-sex ceremonies. a small plot of land in north philadelphia is single handedly feeding dozens of families with fresh vegetables. >> food some of those folks would otherwise be without. nbc 10's katy zachry is live
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along northç broad street to explain. good morning, katy. >> reporter: good morning, rosemary and vai. we like these good news stories. began with one fun wanting to help her community and now it's grown in this garden and it's quickly spreading. >> see this squash it's more excitement than you'd expect over a single squash. >> there's one nice one over there. >> reporter: but with every vegetable grown here at 50th and broad. >> we found a few peppers that are nice ready to eat. peppers i love. especially the hot peppers. >> reporter: it's helping feed families in philadelphia. >> oh, yes. >> started with what can we do for the people? someone suggested people need nutritious food. >> reporter: sister mary katherine manley began this garden so families would get
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fresh produce. >> we had a surprise harvest. it grew so well i had span itch as big as my two hands together spinach, collards and kale they're well on their way to a second harvest. >> there was a large squash in here. >> reporter: and a second garden. they've parted with the neighborhood group tioga united. they will grow it here on this empty block where there used to be run-down homes. >> you hope this spreads throughout the city? >> we certainly hope so yes. >> this is the first step. it's a sign of hope. it's called hope garden. >> reporter: the sister and volunteers behind the garden of hope plan to have the second garden of hope planted within the next few months. fortunately for the residents living in the tioga neighborhood fresh produce
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shortly after. live in the logan section of the city katy zachry nbc 10 news. >> bring us some back, katy. thank you very much. let's get a check of the traffic with jessica boyington. >> jessica is looking at volume in the 6:00 hour. >> a few minutes ago, we didn't have problems on 95. now look at it. up to 24 minutes. we had a 13-minute drive time less than ten minutes ago around cottman avenue. the northbound lanes are doing okay. if you're headed northbound you'll face sun glare. on the p.a. turnpike we're still dealing with no problems there westbound or eastbound. about a 22-minute trip to route 1. we're watching an accident scene in towamencin. as for mass transit, currently no problems for new jersey transit or patco. septa is dealing with ten-minutes delays on the
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norristown train number 207. we'll check in with new jersey and ongoing construction there coming up in the next ten minutes. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 20 minutes after 6:00. so far, the workweek has been spectacular. sunshine is nice and bright. look at that not a cloud to be found. that's a view from here at the nbc 10 studio. 64 degrees, less humid than what we saw over the weekend. it will stay comfortable today. the clouds over the mountains, starting off cloudy on lake wallenpaupack. there you can see the clouds to the north and west. farther to the west. these are showers and thunderstorms. we could start seeing these tomorrow. but not today. these heavy downpours are most likely early wednesday morning. the first showers may arrive tomorrow afternoon. today, sunshine 72 degrees at 11:00. 78 nice and comfortable at 2:00 and a perfect evening for a ball game heading to the phillies and the brewers. clear skies and 79 degrees at game time.
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by later in the evening, down to 74. the humidity starts coming back in tomorrow. 87, a chance of late-day showers, more likely into wednesday morning and the possibility of showers and thunderstorms will be with us for thursday and friday. and the fourth of july weekend, 87 degrees saturday. there is a chance of storms on saturday. they should be out of here by sunday. ♪ tonight, singer jon bon jovi will be rocking out for a few of his closest friends, including a presidential candidate. an a letter to a former mob boss gave high schoolers an unexpected surprise. whitey bulgur wrote them back. even more surprising what he had to say in his response.
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check out this new video just in to nbc 10 showing a dramatic scene to caught people off guard along a beach in the outer banks of north carolina. yes, that's a shark. and a group of fishermen caught this 7-footer. several families happened to be on the beach when they notice these guys reeling in the shark. they took a picture with the shark and tossed him back into the water. the catch comes just hours after another reported shark attack on the coast of north carolina. 134 kids in our area who normally would not be able to get away to summer camp can now do so. camp freedom is a getaway for children living with diabetes. all 170 participants have chronic juvenile diabetes. more than two dozen nurses and other staffers are on hand looking out for the kids' medical needs as well as letting them get full camp experience. >> we work very hard to make sure parents aren't anxious and
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we can manage all the medical stuff so the kids can just be kids at camp. >> i've made so many friends here. some of my best memories are at this camp. this was the 15th year for camp freedom. good morning, everyone. right now we're looking live at route 30. right around route 100. vicious sun glare going on right there, eastbound or westbound, you might have a hard time seeing. give yourself a little bit of time and space in between the car in front of you. ten-minute delays on septa's norristown train 207 but new jersey transit and patco are doing just find. we'll check in on new jersey roads at 6:30. but right now we get a check on the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> a lot of people are enjoying the evil sun glare this morning. jessica, a few scattered clouds. sunshine will be so bright and the humidity staying low. there's a pleasant breeze
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blowing right now. a breeze blowing, not easy to say. 9 miles an hour in philadelphia within calm in pottstown and millville. >> we spent 23 days on the run. now the escaped killer is in police custody. what he did to prevent police dogs from picking up his scent. i'm matt delucia live in gibbstown. thousands are still without power today. they're fed up. they're speaking out so is the mayor. i'll have that, coming up.
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this is nbc 10 news. shot but alive. the new york escapee who spent 23 days on the run is caught miles away from the canadian border. >> still without power, still plenty to clean up thousands of home owners in south jersey are
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feeling the effects of a severe storm nearly a week after it ripped through the region. today it's all ibnut the sun. see sun glare there. the rain is gone and so is the humidity. good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm rosemary connors. we should enjoy this weather while it lasts because we know it's not going to be here forever. let's get the details from meteorologist bill henley with the first alert forecast. >> you've seen the forecast haven't you? it will be nice and comfortable today. there are changes ahead. today you can leave the umbrella at home get ready for a nice comfortable day. just a few scattered clouds west of center city. that's a live view from the adventure aquarium. it's a cool start. the humidity will go lower as the day goes on. nice breeze blowing right now in trenton, 61 degrees, 60 in wilmington and 60s for millville and pottstown. not a cloud in the sky. the view from here at the nbc 10 studios.
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we'll watch the temperatures climb. low 70s at 11:00. by 2:00 this afternoon, 78 degrees and climbing. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. right now let's find out how the traffic is moving this morning. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jessica? >> moving or not moving really bill, as we head out the door to 95 around cottman avenue. earlier this started to jam a little bit with typical volume for the morning hours on the southbound side. we additionally are dealing with an accident scene just up ahead past this point. over in the left-hand lane there's two vehicles involved. 32 minutes, from woodhaven toward the vine street expressway. a pretty hefty drive time as well. the northbound lanes are doing better. we're still dealing with downed wires that are closing the off ramp. exit 17 at harmony road. that's from last week's storm. pay attention to the local detours through the area. to you
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to us mention -- we'll check in with mass transit coming up in the next ten. we want to get you back to breaking news out of gloucester county. skyforce 10 is live over the scene at this fire at a business in south harrison township really an industrial park area. state road 45 and monroeville road. as you can see, there's smoke coming from the scene. crews have been making progress. initially when we showed you this picture, there were flames shooting from the roof. we are still working to get more information about whether anybody may have been injured how this fire started. we'll continue to update you throughout the rest of the newscast. >> captured alive. today police are hoping to learn more about how two inmates escaped from a new york prizen and now that the manhunt has ended for the killers. this km can -- comes after the state police shot and killed the second fugitive.
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it happened near the canadian border. police hope to question him more about what led to the escape. sweat, a convicted killer had been on the run for 22 days. the trooper was on patrol alone when he spotted sweat and the fugitive made a run for it. >> at some point running across a field, he realized sweat was going to make it to a tree line and possibly could have disappeared and he fired two shots from his service weapon. >> sweat was hit twice, medics rushed him to the hospital and transferred him to a more secure trauma facility where he is now listed in critical condition. many are thanking law enforcement for their work. >> they put their lives at risk for us. can't thank him enough. can thank him enough. >> on friday, a border patrol agent shot and killed the other escaped fugitive richard matt. today, the second prison employee accused of helping the men break out is scheduled to
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appear in court. it's been days nearly a week since severe weather caused major power outages throughout the region and some residents are still without electricity this morning. let's take a closer look at how many people are still without power. at last check, gloucester county which encompasses much of the yellow region on the map, they have the most outages. there's still more than 4,000 people without electricity this morning. the next largest power problem area is camden county. just under 700 outages there. electricity is almost completely restored for folks living in pennsylvania and delaware. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in gloucester county this morning, that hard-hit area. matt frustrating and uncomfortable i'm sure for the folks there. >> we're in gibbstown here. talk about the numbers. we've seen the power outage numbers go down steadily since tuesday night. the problem is, if there's even one outage and you happen to be the one, that's a very frustrating situation.
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the work continues. at harmony road in gibbstown, power lines and utilityies lines are still down on the grass. just down here, you can see that traffic light is still out. as i mention, there's still more work to be done out here. jessica talked about that off ramp exit 17 from 295. that's still shut down as a result of all this. over here the dunkin' donuts some of the businesses have been without power, going on their sixth day. this area has lost millions of revenue according to the mayor. the mayor says he came out yesterday. he's not seen much of a response from the governor's office. he wants an emergency declaration and fema support. >> doing what we can, living with family that type of stuff. we're trying to get through it as best we can. >> this town will be recovering
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for months. an emergency declaration could speed that process. sign the declaration today. >> you can also see most of those power lines are back up and running, at least in some pa z of the area. this spot here this is without power. there's a rite aid that doesn't have power but a burger king, shop rite here have power. it's hit or miss in terms of which areas have power and which ones do not. the mayor said the hope is to have the power back up to everyone by this evening, as he was told by the power company. some folks have been told saturday, sunday now we're into monday. they'll believe it when they see it. from a major dust storm out west to deadly flooding in the east, severe weather left a major impact on the country over the weekend.
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officials are blaming four deaths on the weekend storms in maryland. a man killed and eight others rescued when their boat was swept over a dam. also in maryland a woman and a child are dead after being electrocuted in their flooded basement. meantime in texas, heavily raines and high winds downed trees and power lines. >> we heard a huge boom woke up and looked out my bedroom window and the tree was covering over my driveway over the top of my car. >> across north dakota there were reports of multiple tornadoes that that state. at least seven heat records were broken on saturday. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:38. the temperatures in the 50s and 60s this morning. we've got sunshine and low humidity. a really pleasant breeze is blowing this morning and sunshine will be bright through the day. we'll be in the very low 80s this afternoon. but changes are ahead starting tomorrow. i'm already tracking showers that could be here later in the
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day tomorrow. and this weekend, watching for the fourth of july forecast, it will be a warmer weekend. there's also a possibility of showers around for the fourth. clouds in allentown, 61 degrees but sunshine for northeast &aa!%1 louds in the pocono mountains. you see sunshine too. that's a live view from camel back this morning where the temperatures are in the middle 50s at this hour. and will climb to near 80 this afternoon. there you can see the clouds in scranton and allentown. farther south and east for philadelphia and wilmington mostly in the clear. nothing but sunshine for delaware and south jersey this morning. the temperatures will be climbing but held back a little bit in the mountains bit clouds. 71 degrees today. 80 are for reading and quakertown within 78 degrees. 80 degrees in trenton, norristown or mt. holly. delaware and south jersey low 80s for dover and vineland. about the same for cape may. lots of sunshine for wilmington
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swedesboro and westchester. cooler than normal for this time of year. that changes this weekend, upper 80s saturday and sunday. there's a possibility of showers and thunderstorms that may affect fourth of july celebrations. sunday afternoon, 89 degrees. the chance of storms will be here before the weekend. i've got the seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten. 6:40 this monday morning. i'm glancing over it a traffic monitor to see lots of volume. jessica gives me the signal there. >> it all starts to seem to happen at one moment. we're on the schuylkill expressway right now around passyunk avenue. on the westbound side, lock at this, completely jammed for an accident up ahead. this is a 19-minute drive time from 95 up toward the vine street expressway. that should at least be about a five-minute trip. you'll hit at least a 15-minute delay or potentially worse as rush hour begins to get under
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way here. and this accident is not cleared out of the way. the eastbound lanes around the same area are doing better, sun glare on the opposite side as well. in delaware everything is okay. you can still see ten minutes or under northbound or southbound from 295 up towards 495. back to you guys. >> thank you, jessica. new information about the breaking news we've been following this morning. the this fire in south harrison township gloucester county, on the corner of state road 45 and monroeville. we've been following this fire since 6:00 this morning. just under an hour. the reason it's taking so welcome to put out, crews have to bring in water with tankers. this is a rural area. there aren't fire hydrants out in that area. we've also learned that no one was hurt. that's good news. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you information as we get it. watch where you walk.
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some dangerous creatures are washing up along the jersey shore.
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64 degrees outside. 6:45 on this monday. here is a live look from skyforce 10 over a breaking news scene that we're following. this is a fire in south harrison township gloucester county. we've been live over the scene since 6:00 this morning. crews are still out there working to extinguish all the flames and the hot spots at this business in gloucester county. it's taking crews a little bit of time to do this because they're having to haul in water with tankers. we've learned nobody is hurt in this fire. we're still working to find out exactly what business this is, what may be in the surrounding area. this is around state road 45 and
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monroeville road. if you're traveling in this part of south jersey this morning, keep that in mine. if we have any more updates before the newscast is finished we'll bring them to you. we're getting a first look at new sightings of a dangerous creature at the jersey shore. this is a portuguese man 'o war. a woman walking on the beach in ocean city came across one. it looks like a jellyfish but it is not. it has a severely painful sting and can be deadly in some cases we first told you about a man 'o war sighting last week in harvey cedars lbi. they've also been seen in stone harbor. land owners in chester county will get the chance to learn more about a controversial pipeline project. sunoco will hold a meetingchester university. the pipeline is expected to
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carry natural gas drilling products across the area. as philadelphia prepares for the pope's visit in september, a public art project in his honor will be taking shape in philadelphia today. it's called "undoing the knots." today at noon at dilworth plaza outside city hall people can write messages on strips of cloth and a world renowned artist will take those cloths and weave them. the world meeting of families septembers on september 22nd in philadelphia. the pope will be here september 26th and 27th. you'll find an entire section dedicated to how the region is preparing for pope francis's visit at nbc10.com. now to decision 016. today, new jersey rocker jon bon jovi and his wife will hold a
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fund-raiser for hillary clinton it's called an evening with hillary. tickets for the event are running as high as $2,700. bon jovi is expected to perform. clinton is among four democrats who have announced a run for the white house. the ratest nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows she's leading her nearest competitor by 60 points. so far, there are 13 republican presidential hopefuls. soon to join that group is ohio governor john kasich. his senior advisers say he will formally announce his plans to seek the gop nomination for president on july 21st. he'll make the announcement at his alma mater, ohio state university. new jersey governor chris christie has a new presidential campaign website up and rubbing days before he jumps into the race. christie is expected to announce his candidacy tomorrow in his hometown of livingston. political analysts say low
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polling numbers in new jersey are taking a toll on his national popularity. now to the big apple for a look ahead on what's on the "today" show. >> we saw good morning to savannah guthrie and willie geist geist. happy monday. >> nice to see you both. coming up on the show a lot more on the dramatic capture of the remaining fugitive in upstate new york. we'll talk about it all with governor andrew cuomo when he joins us live. a bizarre legal fight involving katy perry. why a group of funs is -- group of funs is fighting to stop the star from buying their convict. and the ultimate party food recipe. we have katy perry fighting funs sandra bullock wrapping and giada making food.
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>> you got me at hello. >> we've got you covered. >> see you at 7:00. a new video shows a fast-burning wildfire in central washington state, at least a thousand people have fled their homes. so far at least a dozen houses have been destroyed. the fire sparked yesterday afternoon and continues to burn out of control. officials yesterday say it was 108 degrees in the heat the dry brush and strong winds helped fuel the fire. so far, no one has been hurt. todaying with federal investigators will visit the site of a deadly plane crash in massachusetts to begin their investigation. the plane took off from lancaster county and was headed to massachusetts when it crashed into a house about 30 miles southwest of boston. three people on board the small plane, including a child were killed. the crash sparked a fire which destroyed the house. the four people inside that home got out safely. massachusetts high school students wrote to former boston mob boss whitey bulger got a
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surprising response in return. they sent him a letter as part of a class project. 9 the 85-year-old sent back a handwritten response saying they shouldn't waste their time on him. >> towards the end he becomes remorseful and he actually w told the students his life was, quote, wasted and spent foolishly and if they want to make crime pay, they should go to law school. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 8 1/2 minutes before 7:00. what a beautiful morning. bright sunshine just a few thin clouds in the distance. this is the view from the comcast center in center city. we'll see lots of sunshine in philadelphia. we're getting a cooler start, 64 degrees. humidity will be coming down. it's a nice cool breeze this morning, down in the southwest
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at 9 miles an hour. the temperatures climb into the low 80s, something that didn't happen yesterday. look at the sunshine in wilmington. home of the blue rocks, on the road tonight in frederick. beautiful day ahead for wilmington and the entire area. there's cloud cover farther north and west. those clouds should be thinning out. these are the clouds that we'll start dealing with tomorrow. pleasant today. tomorrow, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. the heavier downpours moving through indiana. wet weather into cincinnati, heading towards columbus. that will be in 35r9parts of the area tomorrow afternoon. 8:00 this morning, 66 degrees. low 70s at 11:00. and by 2:00 we're getting close to the high temperature of low 80s. you could argue this will be the nicest evening for baseball all season. 79 degrees, clear skies, low humidity. 7:05. later in the evening, down to 73
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degrees. pleasant weather. that starts changing tomorrow. 87, the humidity will be back in the area. there's a chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms later tomorrow. a better chance they'll come through early wednesday morning. back in the middle 80s thursday and the chance of showers will be back for thursday and friday. this weekend fourth of july already. we'll see a warmup for the fourth up to 87 degrees. there's a chance of some late-day showers and thunderstorms saturday. then they're done by sunday with a high closer to 90. 6:53 on this monday. i'm guessing people are going to take off this week headed into the july fourth holiday. probably not. for the monday morning commute. >> bill said it. i can't believe the fourth ofjuly weekend is coming up. >> we're talking a light friday in terms of traffic and volume for the morning time. on the schuylkill expressway we're not seeing low volume.
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around passyunk avenue on the westbound side approaching an accident scene, bumper to bumper barely moving at all, now up to a 25-minute drive time from the stretch from 95 up towards the vine street expressway which should be about a five or six-minute trip or so. headed out the door on route 70 westbound, still dealing with the ongoing construction from south cornell avenue to mcclelland avenue. one lane is getting by. mass transit, there are delays there. we'll check in on that coming up. the wawa welcome america festivities continue. you can visit the franklin institute for free. totally free. here's a live look over the museum. it's open between 9:30 and 5:00 this afternoon. free admission will get you access to three floors of interactive exhibits. check out the nbc 10 news app, it's a free download to your smartphone or tablet. 6:54 right now.
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when will it be over? that's the question that thousands of folks in south jersey are asking. they're going on day six of life without power. >> matt delucia live in gloucester county surveying the damage there. matt? >> vai and rosemary thousands of people without power. the traffic lights are still out in many areas. an update after the break.
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i'm matt delucia live in gibbstown, gloucester county. the cleanup continues after tuesday night's storm. still, thousands of people are without power. you can see some of the power
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lines, utility lines on the road. over in the distance there's brush and debris. the trees that were knocked down from the storm, that cleanup continues as well. at last check with atlantic city electric, 23% of the customers here in greenwich township have been affected. they're still without power. we're keeping an eye on the numbers. a lot of people frustrated this morning. live in greenwich township matt delucia nbc 10 news. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we have video right now live over top of the scene in berlin new jersey on route 73 on the northbound side. massive accident. you can see right here a lot of emergency crews and vehicles on the scene trying to get this cleaned up and out of the way. all lanes are totally blocked right now. detours coming up at 7:25. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> clouds are taking a break. we have lots of sunshine and the temperatures are looking good this morning. we're in the 60s and that
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