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rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. we have to make reference to the beautiful picture behind us. >> enjoy it right? >> it is the last day of june. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley with the first alert forecast. bill? >> we're not seeing the bright sunshine we started with yesterday but we are see something sunshine through the clouds. we are headed for a warmer day. it's dry this morning. the clouds areal roing through without wet weather just yet. the we're watching the pocono mountains, some breaks in lake wallenpaupack. there are showers that have not reached into philadelphia or the lehigh valley yet. you can see them pushing past williamsport and scranton at this hour. chance of storms this afternoon, especially in pennsylvania. a little less likely in delaware and south jersey. clouds 81 degrees at 10:00. partly sunny skies at 1:00 84 we'll be watching for the storm development later today. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. right now let's see how the traffic is moving on this tuesday morning. jessica boyington with first
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alert traffic. jessica? >> and bill we are watching the vine street expressway right around 24th street. so right over here is where you have the 30th street station, starting to see brake lights around the curve. headed towards the schuylkill a three-minute drive time head westbound from 95 up to that point. 422, currently no problems as well. eight minutes. if you're headed eastbound from 29 towards the schuylkill expressway. out in new jersey we're still dealing with the residual effects of the storm. we have a ramp closure on 295, exit 17 and a road closure outside of that exit on greenwich township harmony road northbound and southbound between 245 and highway 44. chestnut hill still watching that accident investigation. stay stenton avenue to get by. we'll check on mass transit
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within the next few minutes. a pregnant woman is fighting for her life after she was shot in philadelphia's west oak lane neighborhood. her unborn child did not survive that shooting. matt delucia is live at einstein medical center where the woman is being treated, along with a second victim believed to be the father. >> the 32-year-old woman was four months pregnant. at this point, police do not know who did this or why. we have video of the scene from overnight. this happened just after 10:00. police tell us on the 7300 block of thouron avenue on west oak lane. several shots were fired. police got to the scene, they found a 46-year-old man lying on the sidewalk. he was shot several times in both legs. officers went and looked inside a small dodge suv. they see a woman in the front passenger seat. she was shot in the lower back. >> after being shot we believe the female jumped into the
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passenger front seat of the vehicle. we didn't find any bullet holes or strike marks in the vehicle. >> so police right now believe that both of these victims were shot outside of the vehicle, then that woman jumped in possibly in an attempt to get away. police tell us there were several witnesses in the area at the time. detectives had been talking with them. they are telling the detectives that in addition to hearing gunshots in the area they also head arguments. police are still working on a motive this investigation still very much under way. that man we're told is stable here at einstein and the woman is in critical condition, unclear if she will survive. life at einstein matt delucia nbc 10 news. we have new information in the indonesian plane crash. the death toll jumped to 37. investigators say 17 people were on board the military flight when it crashed into homes and a
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residential neighborhood. this is video that's just come into the newsroom. we'll continue to follow this breaking news and we'll bring you information as it comes into the newsroom. new from overnight in our area an off-duty philadelphia police officer is hurt after he crashed his suv along germantown pike in chestnut hill. authorities say the 35-year-old off-duty cop crashed into a fence and a tree and his suv flipped over. rescuers had to cut through the roof of the car just to free him. investigators are now trying to figure out exactly what caused this crash. this morning, philadelphia police are looking for the killer who murdered an 85-year-old woman by bludgeoning her and slashing her throat. regina brunner, her son found her body inside her mount arie home yesterday morning. according to investigators with be there was no sign of a break-in. and the home was not ransacked. but brunner's car was gone. detectives are looking for the vehicle which is a toyota corolla. >> it's very upsetting to see
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even in the safest neighborhoods something like this can happen. >> it's just terrible. a defenseless 85-year-old woman. >> neighbors are reacting to the crime, investigators believe that robbery was the motive in this case. this morning, brunner's son is helping police and cooperating with them in the investigation. this morning, police are trying to figure out if there's a link between a series of sex assaults in camden. here's a sketch of the subject in the latest case. police say he attacked a woman behhíd the off broadway lounge last week. according to officers several other asaws had been reported in the area. a delaware county man has been cleared of the most serious charge against him. after being accused of causing a crash that killed a teenager. a jury acquitted jonathan vanderhorst of homicide by vehicle. they did find him guilty of dui. the crash happened last year in clifton heights and killed 18-year-old dante desimone. desimone was a 2013 graduate of
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upper darby high school and was a freshman lacrosse player at newman university. the deadline for pennsylvania's $30 billion budget proposal is due at midnight as senate republicans gear up to vote on their budget. governor tom wolf is threatening to veto it. republicans want to balance the budget with no new taxes. they want the influx of cash to come from selling state-controlled liquor stores but wolf wants to raise the sales and income tax while cutting the property tax. he also wants to impose a new tax on natural gas drillers to help pay for public education. in delaware lawmakers are preparing for a marathon session today. a $3.9 billion general budget fund still needs a vote as does a capital spending plan. the proposal contains less money for nonprofit groups like volunteer fire companies, county and local governments could also lose state dollars. the first wrongful death
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lawsuit has been filed against amtrak in connection with the deadly train derailment in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood. this family is accuse amtrak of negligence and outrageous conduct. the merrill father wasaryland father was one of the eight killed in the crash. he was sitting in the front of the train when the train was speeding at more than 100 miles an hour at the curve. the speed limit was 50 miles an hour. they are still trying to figure out why the engineer was speeding. now your first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> we have clouds moving through the airy no showers just yet but we are tracking showers through pennsylvania that will be moving into the area. and could potentially bring strong storms more likely in pennsylvania than in delaware and south jersey. the fourth of july forecast is changing. wait till you see what's ahead.
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66 degrees in reading. philadelphia, breaks in the cloud, 69 degrees in cape may is at 70 degrees. cape may should be free of the showers during the day. could see storms roll through during the evening hours right now, pretty nice looking day to start with at cape may, into the low 80s right on the beach. inland will be in the middle 80s. warmer, no sign of any showers just yet for philadelphia. we are tracking light showers in through northeastern pennsylvania and storms to the southwest. shows storms will be arriving this afternoon. 10:00 this morning, 80 degrees in philadelphia. a spotty shower is possible in the lehigh valley. look at this afternoon. that's 1:00 in the afternoon, heavy weather into lancaster and reading and the showers and thunderstorms will continue to the northeast. the lehigh valley allentown 3:00 in the afternoon doylestown could see thunderstorms rolling through and yes, there is a potential, a slight risk of these turning severe late this afternoon. heavy downpours just outside of
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allentown at 6:00 this evening according to this computer model while philadelphia has a chance of showers, it's more likely the storms stay farther north and west. temperatures into the 80s for allentown and quakertown 7. this afternoon with storms in the pocono mountains. a chance of showers and thunderstorms for trenton, doylestown and norristown. as i mentioned during the day, should be sunny skies for cape may, atlantic city and rehoboth. more clouds in the afternoon showers and thunderstorms are a possibility for philadelphia up to 86 today. westchester 80 and 83 for wilmington. a look at the weekend forecast including the holiday, the fourth of july when i'm back with the seven-day in ten minutes. it's just about ten minutes past 6:00. still clear for another five minutes. in five minutes i'm telling you, it starts to wrap up quickly. >> four minutes and 58 seconds,
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that rush is coming. that's pretty much how it happens. i'm going to bet it's 95 that jams up first. we'll see how the morning goes. around the roosevelt boulevard, northbound, no problems. we typically see a southbound delay for the morning hours. it's a little bit more volume but it's still moving along just fine. 95 no problems yet. southbound from woodhaven road up towards the vine street expressway. . that's a tad slow. mass transit, new jersey transit and patco are running with no delays. septa is dealing with ten minute delays on newark's train 216. back to you guys. medical marijuana in the classroom? why new jersey lawmakers may consider six students approved for the medicine to be treated in school. the new york prison escapee on the run for three weeks is talking to police.
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next, why he and his partner split up.
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the pennsylvania state trooper who was shot and killed during an ambush outside his barracks last year will be honored with an exit on interstate 84. the blooming grove exit in pike county will be renamed after corporal bryon dickson. frein has pleaded guilty. the surviving convicted killer who escaped from a new york prison is talking to authorities about his time on the run. david sweat says that he and fellow escapee richard matt split up when he felt matt was slowing him down. the two escaped from the clinton correctional facility in upstate
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new york on june 6th. police shot and killed matt on friday. sweat was captured sunday and is in stable condition at a hospital after a state trooper shot him. the supreme court has upheld a use of a controversial drug implicated in several botched skewings. yesterday, the justices voted 5-4 to allow the use of the sedative. the drug was used in skewings in arizona, ohio and oklahoma that all took longer than usual. the supreme court decided it does not violate the amendment on cruel and unusual punishment. a bill requiring new jersey schools to develop medical marijuana policies for students is under consideration by the state legislature. the bill was inspired by 16-year-old jenny barber of maple shade. she was diagnosed with severe epilepsy and use the cannabis oil as treatment. because schools are drug-free zones, her mom had to pick her up at lunch time drive her home so she could take her medicine. if approved this bill would allow her to stay at school and
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have someone there administer the drug. dellaware's first medical marijuana dispensary opened last week just outside wilmington. about 100 people lined up outside. the dispensary is for people 18 years or older. there is now a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person whom police say stole several computers from a west philadelphia elementary school. the fraternal order of police made the at announcement yesterday after the robbery at saint ignatius of loyola. the fop donated 20 new ipads to the school. >> if there's a good side of this, it is that we have received tremendous support from the community. in monetary donations and technology donations. we are so very grateful. >> the fraternal order of police
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has also pledged to replace the remaining ipads and computers before students return in september. let's head to delaware where the quest for a college degree is about to become more attainable for 150 low-income residents. a flap throw pivot isphilanthropist is donating $3 million. the donation comes from robert carr and his give something back foundation. he's the co-founder of a credit card processing company based in princeton, new jersey. pennsylvania lotto players, check your tickets. >> cha-ching. somebody's rich. somebody purchased a winning ticket in philadelphia worth $600,000. the retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling that winning ticket. it correctly matched all five numbers, 6, 21 28 35 and 41.
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>> if i'm not here at work tomorrow, if i don't come in -- >> we'll know why. >> if you see me doing traffic, it's because jessica boyington -- >> because i won. >> or if i'm not here i'm trying to make a new best friend. 95 starting to see immediate volume here. right around state road. almost a 20-minute drive time if you're headed southbound. you can see from the work zone from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway, about a 20-minute trip. out on the pa turnpike, if you're heading out the dow there, still no problem. 21 minutes westbound and eastbound from route 1 up towards valley forge. in new jersey still dealing with residual effects from last week's storms. we have a ramp closure off of 259 in both directions. exit 17 is closed. outside of that exit there's a road closure, harmony road north and southbound between 295 and highway 44. as we head out the door in
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philadelphia, bell monday the avenue northbound and southbound montgomery drive still dealing with a downed tree blocking the roadway. take belmont and mansion drive to get through the area. more delays for septa. i'll tell you where they are, coming up. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 19 minutes after 6:00. the sun has been up for 45 minutes. we've seen a little bit of it. you get a better view of the clouds rolling past philadelphia. they're coming through dry this morning. it's this afternoon we could see showers and thunderstorms. 69 degrees right now in the city. that's 5 degrees warmer than this time yesterday. the shore, seeing more and more sunshine. this is a view from the marquis de lafayette. lots of sunshine during the day. evening showers at the shore. during the day, the clouds in philadelphia and allentown will be on the increase as we head into the afternoon hours. these are the showers we're tracking. this line will be shifting to the east and areas north and
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west, lehigh valley into the pocono mountains, most likely to see showers, possibly strong storms developing during the day. thunderstorms moving through southwestern pennsylvania into central pennsylvania greenfield is seeing the lightning with the heavy downpours. that's what we'll see in some areas this afternoon. clouds in philadelphia will still be in place. filtered sunshine, thicker with a chance of scattered shoáq)s for allentown an reading. as we go into the later morning hours, heavy uppours for lancaster, berks county and into the pocono mountains that thrill will be in pennsylvania for the most part at 2:00 this afternoon. while there's a chance of a shower or thunderstorm in south jersey and delaware it's less likely today. we'll be watching the skies closely for the storms this afternoon. otherwise, partly sunny skies, into the 80s today. warmer weather, a little bit warmer tomorrow and a bit more humid, too. you'll feel the difference, 87 degrees. chance of storms early on
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wednesday and then more showers and thunderstorms possible thursday and friday. but the showers now out of the picture for the most part for the weekend. looks like clouds and sunshine for saturday the fourth of july. 87 degrees. bright sunny sky sunday and monday with a high of 88. >> nice bill everybody will have their grills out ready on saturday. you've heard of leap year but what about leap second? unlike leap year which occurs every four years, leap second not as predictable. >> it only happens on june 30th. it's the 276th time since 1967 that there will be an extra second tacked on to the atomic clock. learn something new every day. ever wonder what happens behind the scenes here at nbc 10 news today? >> you can see for yourself and interact with us on the nbc 10 news set. follow us on periscope. you'll hear us chat between commercial breaks our address is nbc philadelphia. >> right on the ipad.
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looking up and down, not at the road but his phone. the bus driver seemingly focused on texting and not driving. the party for america is just getting started in philadelphia. ahead, the free activity today. yes, i said free for kids and parents.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're looking live right now at route 202 around 29. pretty much smooth sailing northbound or southbound. we are starting to see delays for mass transit. patco is doing okay. for septa, the norristown line train number 6212 is ten-minute delays. out of newark train number 216 is also dealing with delays. chestnut hill we'll check in on the situation there around 6:30.
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right now, we get a check of the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> the clouds are thicker in the pocono mountains. that's a view from lake wallenpaupack. scattered light showers in the mountains as well. the radar showing the showers moving through scranton. so far, dry in philadelphia but we could see storms develop this afternoon. >> we're following breaking news from overnight. gunfire rings out in the west oak lane section of philadelphia killing an unborn child. nbc 10's matt delucia is live with the details. matt? >> reporter: police right now are searching for two men they believe are responsible for this. coming up after the break, what investigators or those detectives are doing right now to catch who did this. i'm katy zachry live in tronnen tron en to -- trenton. in just a few hours from now, new jersey governor chris christie is expected to join the race for president. they're bringing drugs
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nbc 10 breaking news. we're following two breaking news stories this morning. first, at least 37 people are dead after a military plane crashed right into an indonesian neighborhood. breaking news from overnight, a pregnant woman is shot and loses her unborn child. we're live at einstein medical center where the woman is being treated this morning. today is the day that chris christie makes it official. the new jersey governor is expected to join the crowded field of republican presidential hopefuls. we go from sun to rain. this morning we're tracking
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showers and thunderstorms. we'll tell you when the rain could hit our area in the first alert forecast.ç good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm rosemary connors. we'll take the rain as long as we can get it now as opposed to this weekend for the fourth of july holiday. let's get the details from meteorologist bill henley. >> we'll have opportunities most of the week for showers and thunderstorms. this morning, it is dry and it will likely stay dry all day long at the shore. that's a live view from cape may, sunshine and thin clouds overhead. the temperatures will be warming into the low 80s. completely dry, the radar not showing any return echos in cape may. for that you have to look farther north and west. that's where we're seeing showers and thunderstorms and that line of showers will be moving to the east. and the temperatures will be moving up 69 degrees right now in philadelphia. we're heading into the 80s. clouds and sunshine during the morning hours. it's this afternoon that we could see strong storms develop.
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and some areas are more likely to see the strong storms than others. take a look at the extended future weather, hour by hour when i come back in ten minutes. first let's check in with jessica boyington and the first alert traffic center. jessica? >> we are watching a scene out on martin luther king drive with a tree completely blocking the roadway. as you can see right here it's closed around montgomery drive. that downed tree since it is blocking the roadway, it's coming at a bad hour. if you want an alternate, take kelly drive or the schuylkill expressway. the schuylkill expressway is starting to jam up just a little bit though around city avenue a 14-minute drive time. it's typically 10 or 11 minutes heading westbound from the vine street expressway up towards the blue route. this is right here headed westbound toward the king of prussia area. jamming in the typical spot. still moving through. germantown avenue is still closed east and westbound. that's between bellsville road
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and northwestern avenue. take stenton avenue to get through the area. greenwich township 295, exit 17 is closed due to downed wires. southbound between 2795 and highway 44 also closed. now to that breaking news from overnight a fregpregnant woman is clinging to life after shes would shot in philadelphia's west oak lane neighborhood. her unborn child did not survive. the woman is being treated along with a second victim who's believed to be the father. matt, you learned there are witnesses to this shooting? >> rosemary, detectives have been talking with those witnesses overnight, trying to get a better idea of who did this and why. video of the scene here philadelphia police tell us this happened shortly after 10:00 last night. on the 7300 block of thouron avenue in west oak lane. several shots were fired. police found a 46-year-old man
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lie on the sidewalk shot several times in both legs. officers then saw the woman in the front passenger's seat of a small dodge suv. she was shot in the lower back four months pregnant rushed into surgery here at einstein but her unborn child did not survive. police are hoping those witnesses now can point them in the right direction. >> witnesses not only heard four or five shots, they heard some sort of argument just prior to the shots being fired. however, we're not sure at this time, what the motive is but it's an investigation in progress. >> and here at einstein the man and woman are still here recovering. the woman we're told is critical, uncertain if she will survive. the man we're told is stable. police are telling us the only description at this point of the shooters possibly two men with a dark complexion fleeing in an unknown direction. not a whole lot to go on here. as of right now, police are
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still working on any they're trying to find surveillance video from that area. they're still talking with the witnesses from that scene. live at einstein medical siene iter, matt delucia nbc 10 news. breaking news we're following in indonesia. at least 37 people are dead after an indonesian air force plane crashed into a residential neighborhood. in the past few minutes we learned one of the victims was a child, just about 1-year-old. no word on how many victims are military members and how many are civilians. we'll continue to follow this breaking news and give you breaking information as soon as we get it. 6:35. now to decision 2016. today governor chris christie of new jersey is expected to announce his presidential bid. katy zachry is live for us at the statehouse in trenton with what to expect. three years ago he was probably considered the party favorite. today he's getting traction for his campaign. >> popularity has definitely
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shifted over the last few years. i'll get to that in just a minute, vai. governor christie has been alluding to his run on social media. the announcement will come later this morning around 11:00 at livingston high school where governor christie graduated. political analysts say timing is not in his favor, though he's not as popular as he was following hurricane sandy and the passing of a bipartisan budget in a heavily democratic state. in recent days as well he's gotten more criticism from people living in the western towns where power is still out from last week's storms. they say he should be more visible here at home rather than on the campaign trail. >> christie should be down here and assessing the damage you know doing something and caring about our little town instead of ignoring us and saying it wasn't a disaster. it is a disaster. >> after the governor's announcement later this morning
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he will leave for new hampshire, the state that hosts the country's first primary. we did ask him about his response to the storm last week and over the last few days. he says he's been advised not to sign an emergency declaration, that it is not needed. he followed up saying fema representatives are still on the ground assessing damage. if he's encouraged to sign an emergency declaration he will. reporting live in trenton outside the statehouse katy zachry nbc 10 ]m9ñ >> nbc's matt lauer will have the first interview with christie following his campaign announcement. you can watch that interview an "nbc nightly news" with lester holt and tomorrow on the "today" show. the gop field of presidential candidates is getting cruded. christie would become the 14th republican to announce a run for the white house. meanwhile, four democrats have thrown their hats in the ring so far, hillary clinton, bernie sanders, martin o'malley and lincoln chafee. learn more about the candidates
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for president right now by clicking on the nbc 10 news app. this morning, philadelphia police are wlooking inglooking for a man whom they say sexually assaulted a woman in an alley. it happened yesterday in philadelphia's juniata park neighborhood. the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment. today, philadelphia mayor michael nutter will announce the members of the commission on universal prekindergarten following their first meeting at city hall. their focus is on pre-k funding. education advocates say one in six preschoolers has access to funded pre-k. those advocates want that extended to everybody. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> starting off with clouds in the area at 6:38 and temperatures that are in the 60s. i'm tracking showers not here just yet but as we go through the morning, they'll be getting
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closer and it's this afternoon that we could see strong storms develop, especially in pennsylvania. lehigh valley for portions of bucks county and montgomery county. we could see some of the storms. fourth of july there's a chance we will be storm-free. right now, clouds in reading at 66 degrees, 72 in cape may and philadelphia 69 degrees. right now look at the snain at cape may. a nice warm day at the shore. in fact everybody is going to be warm today. if you're looking for storms radar completely clear at this hour. the showers, the thunderstorms are making progress through central pennsylvania. and it's this activity that is going to be threatening us this afternoon. your hour-by-hour forecast, 10:00 this morning, 80 degrees in northeast philadelphia. filtered sunshine for delaware and south jersey. spotty shower is possible in the allentown area. as we go into the afternoon, early this afternoon, 1:00 look at the storms developing for reading and lancaster. they'll be on the move heading off to the northeast at 3:00.
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heavy downpours and possibly damaging winds for doylestown and into the pottstown area. there's a slight risk for severe weather which could bring damaging winds and hail. heavy downpours. that's less likely in new jersey and delaware. not everybody will see the storms today. 7 73 degrees in mount pocono, 8 for allentown and quakertown. sunshine to start with filtered through the clouds for trenton mt. holly and doylestown. it's this afternoon that we'll see storms develop. showers, i'll hold off until this evening for the shore, cape may, atlantic city and rehoboth. a look at the weekend forecast the fourth of july when i'm back in ten minutes with the seven-day forecast. 207 minutes until 7:00. >> very busy this time of
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morning. let's check in with jessica boyington for the latest. jessica? >> just as rush hour is starring to get under way, we have a downed tree blocking mlk boulevard around montgomery drive. we can barely see what's going on around this scene. a pretty big blockage, especially at this time of day. if you want to get around that for right now, take kelly drive or the schuylkill expressway. the schuylkill expressway is doing just fine for right now. i would give yourself some extra time when heading out the door because you'll start to see volume. back to you guys. >> thank you, jessica. lost, alone, pregnant and going into labor. we'll hear from a woman who gave birth to her baby girl while stranded in the woods. and get your kids vaccinated or keep them home? a bill that soon become law in one state.
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a tour bus driver is off the job after an nbc 10 viewer caught him texting while driving over the weekend. passengers boarded the bus in center city on saturday morning and say the driver was texting just after he crossed the ben franklin bridge. we looked into yep tours and found that 25 -- there were 25 unsafe driving violations within the past two years. we did reach out to the owner to get his side of the story. even though texting is clearly unacceptable. other violations represent a small portion of the company's total trips. >> we do have 36,000 trips in the past two years. 20 violations on a matter of 36,000 trips in two years is a small number. >> the owner of yep tours says some of his buses have cameras, some don't. he tells us he has plans to install more cameras to prevent
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incidents like this. call it a swatting crackdown. a bill against illegal practices heading to governor chris christie's desk in new jersey. >> i'll shoot any [ bleep ], any cop. >> swatting is a prank 911 called at bringing the s.w.a.t. team out to an unsuspect inging police officer. if governor christie signs the bill into line convicted swatters should face $150,000 fine and up to ten years in prison. in pennsylvania the senate is expected to vote on a pair of bills that would eliminate state-run liquor stores. the bills would allow private entities take over the sale of wine and liquor.
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there's an op-ed piece on the huffington post website. under the proposal salaried workers who earn $1,000 a week would automatically qualify for overtime pay. that's more than double the current limit of just under 24,000 a year. philadelphia will welcome the first latin pope later on this year in september. and the city's hispanic community is showing cultural pride for the event. yesterday, the hispanic chamber of commerce in philadelphia announced the latino papal fund. it's a new effort to raise money for pope francis's visit. the group's leader is hoping that latinos all around our area will donate. the goal is 100,000 latinos contributing at least $5 apiece. a world renowned artist is creating a massive installation on the ben franklin parkway.
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people were encouraged to write down struggles or somebody else's on a strip of cloth. hundreds of thousands of pieces of cloth will be tied into knots, from across the world, will be on the ben franklin installation. this morning, donald trump is threatening to sue nbc after the broadcast company cut ties with him over his controversial comments about mexican immigrants. yesterday, nbc universal announced that it is dropping trump. that means they will no longer air the miss usa and miss universe pageants. last week univision said it was cancelling its coverage of the pageants. trump stands by his remarks and is taking shots at nbc. >> nbc's stance on immigration is very weak, very weak on
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immigration. i'll be suing univision, maybe i'll be suing nbc, too. we'll have to see. >> the knelt work issued a statement about dropping trump which reads in part "at nbc respect and dignity for all people are cornerstones of our val use." comcast nbc universal is the parent company of company 107. let's head to new york for what's ahead on the "today" show this morning. >> for that we check in with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. good morning. >> good to see you both. >> we'll be live at the scene of that devastating wildfire in washington state where home owners are returning to a heartbreaking scene. we'll be there live. also ahead on our new series "under cover" ronan farrow explores the surprising new face of gun ownership in america. plus need help finding a new swimsuit? we've scoured the racks so you don't have to. and a big moment for
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wrangler as our puppy takes his first road trip. we'll explain what was behind that when we see you here on a tuesday morning here on today today. bang to you back to you. >> i didn't realize wrangler travels mass transit. >> he's a puppy of the people, vai. >> get that metro pass in advance. >> we'll see you shortly. ten minutes till 7:00. now it a story of survival involving a pregnant woman in nevada. >> this is amazeing. she went into labor and decided to take a back road to her parents house for help. but she soon found herself low on gas and out of cell service. at 5:00 thursday morning, she gave birth to her daughter marissa all on her own. she spent the next three days stranded fighting off swarms of bees and mosquitos.
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>> the bees came out, they were trying to get the placenta. i was trying to got them not to sting her. i was keeping them away from the baby. >> amber survived on a few aprils and limitapril s -- apples and water. >> she spotted a fire that was spotted by rescue crews. they safely got her and the baby to the hospital. they voted to remove the state's personal belief exemption for immunizations, the move follows a recent measles outbreak at disneyland. governor jerry bown has 12 days to decide whether he'll siren the bill into law. looking for something to do with the kids today? the philadelphia history museum is offering free admission as part of the wawa welcome america festival. the museum will be open from 107:307 this morning until 4:30 this afternoon. today's event will include
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special readings like this one with mayor michael nutter. the first 800 children who show up will receive a free book. for a full lineup check out the nbc 10 news app. it's a free download to your smartphone or tablet. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> eight minutes before 7:00. we're stasding off with clouds see something sunshine break through but not a lot. this is the mostly cloudy view from here at the nbc 10 studios. we're holding in the 60s for now. 679 degrees. there's a chance that you'll see afternoon showers and thunderstorms. it's more likely that heavy weather will be heading into the pocono mountains. we're already seeing scattered showers. this is the view from lake wallenpaupack. lehigh valley, berks county may have storms later today. no rainfall in our area just yet. the brighter clouds that's the
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wet weather and that's the line of showers that's going to be shifting to the east. for this morning, this will stay to the west. manly light showers but there has been heavy downpours with thunderstorms passing to the east of altoona at this hour. as we go through the day, the chance of heavy rain and lightning will be increasing especially north and west. those areas that were hard hit last week are less likely to see the heavy rainfall and lightning. there's a potential for high winds and hail but it is a lowered risk and tornado activity is less likely this afternoon with those storms. we'll be watching the skies for afternoon storm development. partly sunny skies otherwise and into the 80s today. and 80s again tomorrow. in fact a little bit warmer and steamier, too. showers and thunderstorms early on will start to taper off. the threat of more storms will be back thursday and friday. the weekend, we may be getting by without shower activity. on saturday fourth of july 87 the high. lots of sunshine for sunday and
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monday. it's that time of morning when we start to see problems out there on the roads. >> there's problems out there on mlk drive. i haven't seen a road crew out there. maybe they're there by now to remove the tree. >> hopefully they are. we done have the word of a crew being on the scene yet. your best bet is to avoid it. montgomery drive is closed around mlk drive. your best bet is to take kelly drive within hope on the schuylkill expressway if you want. we know how the schuylkill expressway is at this time of the morning. starting to jam up just a little on 95 approaching girard avenue we're starting to see volume. we had moments ago a crew over on the right-hand shoulder of the ramp. we're seeing a southbound dlielay from the woodhaven road to the expressway. we continue to follow breaking news from overnight in the west oak lane neighborhood. that's where a double shooting happened killing an unborn
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child, leaving the mother fighting for her life an a man in the hospital. we're talking to police as they try to track down a suspect.
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i'm matt delucia live at einstein medical center this morning. a pregnant woman was shot among two people shot on west oak lane overnight. the unborn child did not survive injuries. the philadelphia police telling us this happened just after 10:00 last night on the 7300 block of thouron avenue. a man was found on the sidewalk as well. he had been shot in the legs. the 32-year-old woman was shot in the lower back. she was 4 months pregnant. she was rushed to einstein
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taking into surgery but an attempt to save the unborn child did not make it. there are no arrests and no motive at this hour. live at einstein matt delucia nbc 10 news. and i'm jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we are watching an accident scene on the pa turnpike westbound ramp up towards the blue route northbound. watch out if you're heading out the door there. chestnut hill also germantown avenue closed east and westbound. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we're watching showers, some thunderstorms well to our west. but those are likely to pop up especially in pennsylvania this afternoon. more likely in allentown, reading and lancaster, then in delaware and south jersey. the temperatures already starting to warm up. it's 717 degrees in spite of mostly cloudy skies. heading into the 80s during the day today. watch out for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon. "today" show is up next. local updates in 25 minutes.
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