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that breaking news comes to us from south philadelphia where crews are battling a three-alarm fire at a building under construction. police tell us it could be arson. we're live on the scene with new information from the fire commissioner. plus it's already warm and humid this morning as we take a live look at a hazy view of philadelphia. it will be a steamy sunday to wrap up our weekend. good morning and welcome back to "nbc10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. this is a first alert weather day. michelle grossman with details of the heat advisory. >> reporter: good morning. heat advisory for north and west
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and excessive heat warning for philadelphia. highs today, high humidity as well. it's going to make it feel like over 100 in many spots. here's a live look outside. a hazy start to the day. certainly can feel it as you step out. the weather drapes over you as you step out. here's a look at where the excessive heat warning is. that's where you see the pink. philadelphia trenton wilmington. north and west south and east outlying areas of orange that's where the heat advisory is. temperatures, off to a mild start, 77 in philadelphia. 76 in northeast philadelphia as well as wilmington. 71 in pottstown. 68 this morning in mt. pocono. 75 in atlantic city. and it is 72 in wildwood. as we go throughout the day, we'll see the temperature rising very quickly under mostly sunny skies. 79 by 8:00. warm and humid by 10:00. temperatures already into the 80s. 86 hot and humid. if you're going to exercise new york get out very earl --
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exercise this morning, get out very early. by 10:00, mid 80s then 92 by lunchtime. making it to 96 later this afternoon and feeling more like 107 in spots. we'll talk about that and talk about the heat and humidity as well as monday. relief on the way. we'll talk about that too, coming up. >> looking forward to that. thank you. now to the breaking news in south philadelphia. police are investigating whether an arsonist could be to blame for a fire at a condo building under construction. nbc10's jesse gary is live at snyder avenue and juniper street with new information. >> reporter: we just talked to the fire commissioner who says the call initially came in as a trash fire which sparked a three-alarm fire that continues to burn at this hour here in south philadelphia. that fire spread to four adjacent row homes. as we look at our video, flames were shooting from what was an
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under construction mixed use facility. force on the bottom floor, apartments on the second and third floors. that fire made its way to four row homes on snyder. those residents, 17 were evacuated. first put in south philadelphia high school, now being moved to the school for creative and performing arts on broad because of the power that's been shut off. firefighters were able to prevent the flames from burning the homes completely although they did suffer damage. the entire 1300 block of snyder was evacuated. witnesses say that they got a call in the middle of the night, heard people screaming "fire." >> we were looking out the doors. the cops told us we had to get out in case the building exploded because it has chemicals in. it i would like to go in, but it's not safe i guess. >> reporter: and fire investigators say they don't have a time frame when the people whose homes were not affected will be able to get
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back inside this morning. so right now, a total of 17 people are displaced, being cared for by the red cross. that's the investigation, philadelphia police department saying it's been investigated as a possible case of arson, and they might be looking for someone. the fire department says the call came in as a trash fire. that is possible connection right there. over 100 firefighters fighting this blaze still on scene. a lot of the streets in south philadelphia blocked. if you're out early trying to drive around and have to go through south philadelphia, you want to avoid the area. it saw a lot of smoke wafting through the air. keep your windows closed if you live in south philadelphia. even if you're not necessarily right here at juniper and snyder. we'll have another update in the next 30 minutes. jesse gary nbc10 news. new from overnight, police investigating whether alcohol played a role in this accident
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in philadelphia's wissinoming section. two cars collided around 1:30 this morning. one person was thrown from one of the vehicles and is in critical condition. a second person is being treated at the hospital. no word on that person's condition. a man is in stable condition this morning after he was shot in the head in west philadelphia. nbc10 was on the scene on parish where the shooting happened around 12:30 this morning. the victim went to the hospital with a graze wound. so far, no arrests in this case. this weekend, many families are hesitant to visit a philadelphia rec center after a recent shooting sent their children ducking for cover. investigators say two masked gunmen shot a 42-year-old man execution style outside the rec center in overbrook friday night. the shooting also left a bystander injured and parents in the neighborhood frustrated, to say the least. >> you don't want your children to come out anymore because you're devastated.
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makes you fearful, scared. you don't know what's going to happen. >> police have located the vehicle involved in the getaway but are searching for at least one, possibly two suspect in this murder. in the murder of a recent drexel university graduate nbc10 has learned that philadelphia police are questioning a person of special. 27-year-old jasmine wright was found strangled inside her west philadelphia apartment on thursday. the person of interest is a handyman who had access to the victim's building. police say inside wright's apartment there were no signs of a struggle or forced entry, and they did not find it ransacked. investigators believe that wright let her killer in or that person had a key. we have new information about a shooting at an adult book store in center city that we first told you about yesterday morning. this is video of the suspect that was released just last night. philadelphia police say he shot an employee during a struggle and that robbery may have been a motive in the case.
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the victim is in stable condition. now to the latest on an attempted honorable invasion in philadelphia -- home invasion in philadelphia. police have arrested two of the men seen in this video. authorities say four men in total tried to get into the house in west mt. airy tuesday. a man opened the door slightly saw one of the suspects armed with a shotgun. the man inside shut the door and the men outside ran off. dozens took to the streets of philadelphia yesterday to protest a controversial arrest that was caught on camera. >> no just -- >> no peace! >> nbc10 was in east germantown where protesters called for tariq harold to be freed from prison. we showed this video of carroll's arrest. it appears to show officers punching and kicking him in germantown in april. the police department says carroll bit two officers when they stopped him for a drug violation.
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his family denies that claim. >> nobody has no right to beat other people's children. they're not theirs. if he's doing something wrong or they're doing something wrong stop them. don't just beat them like they're dogs. >> internal affairs is investigating carroll's arrest. the annual tour de shore bicycle race happening today in philadelphia. here's a live look at the ben franklin bridge which will be closed from 6:30 this morning until 8:30. the race starts at 7:00 just outside of the irish pub at 20th and walnut streets in center city. from in, riders will travel 65 -- from, there riders will travel 65 miles to the atlantic city boardwalk. next iran's supreme leader speaks out about the iran deal with the u.s. despite the agreement, harsh words for america. new information on this
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highway inferno in california. cars torched. now the owners say they're getting burned by towing bills. all right. a very hot day. a hot one yesterday even hotter today. temperatures soaring to the mid 90s. tell feel like 105 -- it will feel like 105 in spots. you see the haze draping over the buildings. we'll talk more about the hot weather today, how hot it will get, how hot it will feel and how long it will last coming up.
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68 in allentown. 68 in lancaster. warm to the south and east, as well. mainly 70s. 75 now atlantic city. 73 this morning in dover. and you are waking up to 72 in wildwood. as we go throughout time we'll see temperatures climbing very quickly. this is a look at the heat index, what it feels like to our bodies. by 3:00 102 in philadelphia. it will feel like 103 in dover. some spots as high as 105, 106. keep that in mind as you're out and about. we'll be feeling like over 100 again on monday. today, very hot and humid, 94 to 97. heat is on today and tomorrow as well. we finally have relief in your seven day. midweek, we'll talk about that coming up. next it has been one week since this plane landed on a new jersey highway. straight ahead, hear from the passenger about how they handled the situation.
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iran's supreme leader is taking a hard lane again the u.s. even as he acknowledges the deal. the ayatollah khomeini spoke for the first time since the agreement was made. he addressed a large crowd of supporters who chanted "death to america and to israel." the ayatollah said despite the deal iran would never negotiate with the u.s. on other issues. he added that iran only made the agreement to serve its own interests. it limits iran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions. is it a good deal? that's one of the top activity "meet the press." join moderator chuck todd and guests at 10:30 here on nbc10.
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this morning, the white house is condemning an isis attack in iraq that killed more than 100 people on friday including women and children. a white house official called the attack yet another painful example of isis atrocities. the suicide car bomb took place at a market where people were celebrating the end of the muslim holy month of ramadan. official say at least 170 people were hurt in the attack. meantime officials in saudi arabia arrested more than 400 people suspected of belonging to isis cells. the video shows what authorities found during a raid when the suspect militants were arrested this weekend. foiled were attacks on mosques, security forces, and a diplomatic mission. new information about this highway inferno that torched dozens of cars outside of los angeles. some drivers who were forced to abandon their cars are frustrated over the towing bills they received.
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drivers are being charged as much as $650 for towing services they were forced to accept. many of the abandoned cars were drivable after the fire jumped the highway friday. the highway patrol is working to mitigate the costs. a week ago today, a small plane made an emergency landing on the main highway at long beach island, lbi. the video went viral as the pilot barely missed wires and cars on route 72 to the vacation island. nbc10's brian thompson spoke with the people on board about the ordeal. >> reporter: the video has gone viral of the skydive east coast cessna landing and weaving around traffic on route 72. it literally started with a bang according to this skype interview with the pilot. >> going to go -- >> reporter: the only nearby landing spot, busy routes 72 with towering electric poles and wires stretches across the road.
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one of two jump instructors on board says they quickly decided ton jump out with two students -- not to jump out with two students. >> we're in the water and may affect the flight of the plane. we decided to stay in. >> reporter: the other instructor with nearly 16,000 jumps to his credit talked briefly with the pilot. >> if mike turn -- hike turned around and said what do you want to do? i said take it back. >> reporter: there would be no panic jump as the cessna descended from 4,000 feet to the highway below. >> there was no yelling or screaming. all the communication by mike our pilot, was succinct direct and very calm. >> as we were coming in about to touch the ground i saw the wires go over the plane. i said oh that's great. we didn't hit the wires. >> reporter: you see after the plane touched down as the pilot had to swerve into the median to avoid traffic. they felt confident. >> it was scarier from outside than it was inside. >> reporter: once on the ground and since many called barrato a
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hero. >> i think i was doing what any pilot, especially any commercial pile should be able to do. >> reporter: still, the safe ending might give some pause to do it again. apparently not the students who were first-time jumpers. >> kind of jokingly, i don't know why i asked would you still want to jump. yeah let's go now. they were ready to go right there, right then. >> reporter: there is certainly no fear of flying among these skies. pilot mike was back in the skies thursday as a flight attendant. at the same time both joe and today went back up to do six jumps each with their students. in stafford, brian thompson, nbc10 news. a good sunday morning. meteorologist michelle gross. a first alert weather day. looking at excessive heat throughout the day. excessive heat warning for philadelphia. heat advisory for everyone else. weather headlines on your sunday morning. it is very hot, humid. you're feeling the humidity levels out there. it's already warm. we'll see the temperatures
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rising very quickly, into the mid 90s. around 96 in philadelphia. you factor in the humidity it will feel like 102, up to 107 in spots. you'll want to find shading, air conditioning, drink lots of water. take care of yourself. an excessive heat warning where you see the bright pink philadelphia trenton wilmington. everyone else under the heat advisory. 77 in philadelphia. mostly sunny skies. hard to see. we have haze out there. it will take a while before we burn that off. we'll see lots of sunshine. also tracking the chance of a shower, possibly a thunderstorm later this afternoon. very isolated though. otherwise, we'll see mostly sunny skies throughout the day one we burn this fog and haze off. 77 now philadelphia. 68 in allentown. 68 degrees in lancaster. 76 in wilmington. temperatures mainly in the 70s to the south and east as well. 74 in millville. future weather, lots of sunshine today. i stopped the clock in the afternoon. seeing a pop of shower activity. isolated. most of us will not see
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anything. i mention it because we could see drenching downpours. hot and humid monday. a better chance for showers and thunderstorms monday. tuesday, a chance of scattered thunderstorms. otherwise, monday and tuesday, partly sunny skies. still hot. the poconos' forecast mostly sunny, could see an afternoon showers, thunderstorms. seeing fog now. 87 degrees. no relief at the poconos. the shore, that's the place we may see a sea breeze setting up. in the city, hot and humid. 94 to 97. topping out around 96. feeling like 103 or 104. if you're out and about, take care of yourself in terms of those cooling tips. today, 96. monday p storms in the -- partly sunny, storms in the afternoon, 95. tuesday, scattered storms mostly cloudy, 90 degrees. wednesday feeling so much better, less humidity not as hot, 87. mostly sunny. we'll keep the humidity levels down. thursday and friday as well. nice days 86 on thursday. friday 87.
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keeping it dry to start the weekend saturday sun and clouds 87. next living history, we'll let you know where you can experience locally what life of like during the civil war.
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6:24. let's check on business news with nbc iscnbc's mary thompson. >> reporter: something that hasn't been seen in weeks, a bank that people can walk into. limits on withdrawals remain in greece as negotiators get ahead on this hammer out a deal. buckle up for earning with apple, microsoft and harley-davidson, that's only tuesday. a quarter of the s&p 500
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companies set to report including boeing coca-cola, mcdonald, and starbucks. the economic calendar is on the light side. existing home sales on wednesday, jobless claims on thursday, and new home sales on friday. wednesday could be a good day for alzheimer's patients. that's when biogen and eli lily are expected to release information on drugs they're developing to slow the progress of the disease. the announcement part of a big conference on alzheimer's next week in washington, d.c. finally, a historic step for the u.s. and cuba monday after five decade. the u.s. and cuba reopening embassies in each other's capitals. while the move formally extend diplomatic relations between the two countries, it also sets the stage for growth in u.s./cuba business relations. i'm mary thompson. get all your news on cnbc. we continue to follow breaking news in south philadelphia. that's where nbc10's jesse gary is live at a building fire that
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may be a crime scene. jesse? >> reporter: we've been talking about the possibility it could be arson. now we're hearing from a man who says he saw two people running from the building shortly before it burst into flames. hear from him coming up after the break. good morning, we're looking at temperatures warm already. around 76 in philadelphia. a hazy morning. very humid as you step out. we'll see the temperatures climbing very high today. up to 96 by the afternoon. feeling a lot hotter than that. i'll talk about that. also a hot day to start the workweek. then relief during the middle of the week, straight ahead.
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so, i needed to deposit a check. i was about to head to the bank, but out of nowhere it just started to rain. like really rain. [clap of thunder] i did not want to go out. [clap of thunder] but then i was like duh, just use your phone. mobile-deposit-techno-thingy to the rescue. i'm rayna. and i bank human at td bank.
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that breaking news is in south philadelphia. officials say a three-alarm building fire could be a case of arson. we're live on the scene with new information from witnesses in the neighborhood. heat warnings will soon be in place across the area. it's going to be a steamy sunday but there is some relief
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ahead in the first alert forecast. good morning welcome back to "nbc news today," i'm rosemary connors. it is right before 6:30 on this weather alert day. michelle grossman is tracking the heat and humidity. michelle? hi, yeah a first alert weather day because we're looking at excessive heat especially this afternoon. temperatures into the mid 90s. feeling more like over 100 degrees. here is a look outside. we are looking at a hazy day. there's a look at the park. a hot day no matter where you're going to be. the city north in the poconos. better along the shore. later this afternoon, the sea breeze sets up. we have an excessive heat warning. that's where you're seeing pink on the map. that's where philadelphia wilmington trenton and surrounding areas in the orange have a heat advisory. that begins at noon felt we'll be feeling like over 100 in many spots. temperatures now off to a warm start. if you haven't stepped out, you'll feel the humidity the minute you step out the door. 77 now in philadelphia.
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68 in allentown. 68 degrees in lancaster. waking up to 74 in millville and 73 in wildwood. temperatures not too bad right now. it is only 6:30 in the morning. looking at temperatures close to 80 in philadelphia. we'll see the temperatures rising very quickly by 8:00 a.m. 79, mostly sunny. by 10:00 a.m. 86 degrees. by lunchtime temperatures mainly in the low 90s. 90s by noon. we'll be near 96 later this afternoon, feeling more like 105. 107 in spots. we'll talk about that. heat continues for monday and tuesday. finally, relief on the way. we'll look at the seven day coming up. you can keep track of the dangerous heat this afternoon with the nbc10 news app. it is a free download for your smartphone or tablet. now back to the breaking news out of south philadelphia. that's where fire officials say a three-alarm blaze at an unfinished building could have been caused by an arsonist.
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neb's -- nbc10's jesse gary has more from snyder and juniper. you've been talking to witnesses and neighbors in the area. tell us about it. >> reporter: rosemary shedding more light on this theory by the police department, this may be a case of arson. the flames still burning in south philadelphia, although the smoke is not as dark as had been earlier. it's getting more toward the light gray color as opposed to the dark black color. look at the video. this happened around 4:00 this morning here at juniper and snyder in south philadelphia. this came in as a trash fire. we've been talking to a gentleman who says he was here at the scene, and he saw two men walking inside the building and another on the roof shortly before the building burst into flames. >> a guy with a hoodie enter the building where the fire was. and i seen another gentleman on the roof. then about five minutes later, i
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seen the guy with the hoodie that i mentioned come running out of the house. and he went east down on snyder avenue ran and about two minutes later as he ran, the whole building -- boom. a huge explosion. you know debris and stuff everywhere. >> reporter: that fire resulted in 17 people now staying with the red cross, displaced by -- from their homes here on snyder avenue. four row homes were burned. smoke damage and water damage. the fire department says over 100 firefighters made sure the flames didn't destroy their homes, just damaged them. no word on when the other residents will be allowed back in the 1300 block of snyder. the entire block had been evacuated. we'll have more coming up in the next 30 minutes. back to you. new from overnight, a man is in stable condition after he was shot in the head in west philadelphia. nbc10 was on the scene on paris
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street where the shooting happened around 12:30 this morning. the victim went to the hospital with a graze wound. so far, no arrests in this case. a philadelphia police officer was injured overnight when his patrol car struck a tree. the accident happened at 11th and ray streets in chinatown around 3:00 this morning. police tell us the officer went to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury. the annual tour de shore bike ride will get going today in philadelphia. here's a live look at the ben franklin bridge which will be closed in the coming hours for the race. the race begins at 7:00 this morning just outside the irish pub at 20th and walnut streets in center city. from there, rider will travel 65 miles over the ben franklin bridge, through south jersey. they'll finish up at the irish pub's original location on the atlantic city boardwalk. organizers tell us a record 2,300 riders are expected this year. it is going to be hot for
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some runners along boathouse row. the challenge will be a special weekend running event. this is where the back on my feet ultra marathon will wrap up a little bit later on today. >> on your marks, get set, go! >> this of the start of the annual race yesterday. back on my feet helps homeless people transform their lives through running. one of the runners said the program helped him get healthy. >> when i first started, i couldn't even run a mile run a half a mile. but after about three four month, i was doing the whole run. >> the finale includes a 5k race around the schuylkill loop along boathouse row. in other news, in the murder of a recent drexel university graduate nbc10 has learned that philadelphia police are questioning a person of interest. 27-year-old jasmine wright was found strangled inside her west philadelphia apartment on thursday.
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the person of interest police are questioning is a handyman who had access to the building. inside wright's apartment there were no sign of a struggle or forced entry, and police did not find it ransacked. investigators believe that wright let her killer in or that person may have had a key. her neighbors are hoping for justice in this case. >> massive degree -- get herself together, 26 27 years old and then it's like when somebody just comes along and snuffs her life out for no reason at all. i just don't understand that. >> jasmine wright recently earned her master's in public health from drexel. in cumberland county there's a warning for folks trying to cool off today. part of the maurice river in millville is off limits. this is where 4-year-old eli cheney drowned last weekend. last night friends and family returned to the area to light candles in eli's memory.
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in addition to remembering the boy, they wanted to bring awareness to the potential danger of swimming in the river. >> his heart was so big. i loved him. >> maybe we need to look at that and put a barrier around it to protect other children from harm's way in the near future. >> there is no lifeguard at the river. like other popular creeks and rivers across our area. swimming is off limits. today an extended member of the nbc10 family is raising money to help his son and others just like him. phil norton is the pilot of sky force 10. his son, henry, is battling a rare disease called usher syndrome. the 7-year-old is deaf and virtually blind. 50,000 other people in the world also suffer from the disease. the norton family created a foundation called help henry see and hear to provide support for other families affected by usher syndrome. today's the foundation's third
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annual fundraising event. it's from 11:00 to 4:00 at flying w airport and resort in medford, burlington county. there will be helicopter rides a swimming pool and live music. the goal is to raise $20,000. the donald is at it again. this time going after senator john mccain's record as a war hero. >> donald trump owes every american veteran and in particular john mccain an apology. >> coming up trump slams mccain for being captured. now he's facing backlash from both sides of the aisle. plus, sex, drugs and money. new details emerge from a bill cosby deposition that says he gave money to some of the women he slept with. we'll explain the new information. all right. the first alert weather day. we're expecting excessive heat later this afternoon. temperatures soaring into the mid 90s. we are already warm, into the 70s now. a live look from our cape may beaches. that's the place to be this
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afternoon. a sea breeze setting up. we'll talk about the heat today and monday and then if we'll have relief in the seven day coming up.
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waking up to very warm air, raise rising to nearly 90 later this afternoon. a hot start to the weekend. even a hotter day today. the place to be the beaches later this afternoon. then the sea breeze will kick in bringing relief there. the poconos not seeing relief. a live look from the cape may camera. temperatures mainly in the 70s. near 80 degrees in philadelphia already. 77. 66 in allentown. 68 in lancaster.
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75 tlak city. 73 in dover, 73 in wildwood. we'll factor in the humidity. it will feel a lot warmer than the actual air temperature. temperatures later this afternoon, 96. you factor in the humidity feeling like 102 in philadelphia. 103 in dover. feeling like 100 in toms river. keep this in mind as you're out and about. the combination of heat and humidity will be the problem today. tips to keeping it cool today, wear light, loose clothe cotton if you can, stay hydrated with water. try to avoid caffeine alcohol, four and taking frequent breaks throughout the day. for today, the forecast very hot, humid, 94 to 97. mostly sunny. tracking the chance of a shower or two later this afternoon. very isolated. a better chance of showers on monday. another hot and humid day on monday. we'll talk about that. finally tracking relief in your seven day. we'll talk about that too, coming up. because of the excessive heat warning that michelle mentioned that will be in
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effect, the philadelphia corporation for aging is activating its heat line. a team of trained staff will counsel callers about how to stay safe in the heat and how to detect signs of heat stress. that number is 215-765-9040. the heat line will be open from noon until midnight. next it was a gruesome discovery in california when police found five people dead inside their home. we'll have the details on the person of interest investigators are trying to track down.
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children. plead in modesto found the bodies yet -- police in modesto found the bodies yesterday after they got a call to check on the home. neighbors were in shock as their once-quiet neighborhood turned into a crime scene. authorities have not said how the five people died. they are treating the death as a homicide. this is the person of interest in the investigation. 30-year-old martin martinez. he's believed to be driving a 2000 red lincoln navigator. now to the latest in the terror investigation in tennessee. the family of the alleged shooter is offering their condolences. the abdulazeez family has released a written statement extending their deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and to everyone affected by the tragedy. they say, "the person who committed this horrible crime was not the son we knew and loved." and that their son, mohammad youssuf addulazeez suffered from depression for many years. we're also learning more about
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the shooter's past. police arrested abdulazeez in april. according to the report, he was driving erratically had slurred speech, and smelled of alcohol and marijuana. the arresting officer wrote that abdulazeez also had a white powdery substance under his nose. abdulazeez told the officer he had snorted crushed caffeine pills. -- snuffed crushed caffeine pills. tuesday he opened fire on two site in chattanooga. the fbi is asking for help in the investigation of the shooting. the bureau is asking anybody with information to come forward. federal and local law enforcement have already followed up on more than 200 leads that have come in through the fbi tip line. the number of people killed in this rampage stands at five. a navy petty officer who was wounded in one of the attacks died yesterday. 26-year-old randall smith was a logistics specialist and was married with three children. four marines were also killed
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during the attack. today the church of a woman found hanged inside a texas jail cell will hold a prayer walk as authorities investigate her death. state police pulled over sandra bland during a traffic stop last week. they arrested her after she allegedly kicked a trooper. that trooper has been placed on leave. her loved ones are questioning the account of what happened during the arrest. the 28-year-old woman's death comes amid increased national scrutiny on police and community relations. now new details about a bill cosby deposition that reveals what happened after a woman says the comedian assaulted her at his montgomery county mansion. "the new york times" has released portions of a deposition from ten years ago. the comedian was testifying under oath in a lawsuit filed by a former temple university employee who claimed he molested her. cosby said he offered to pay for her education and had paid other women after they had sex with him. cosby has not been charged with
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a crime and has denied sexually assaulting any women. you can read more details about the deposition right now on our website, nbc10.com, or on the nbc10 news app. now to decision 2016. republican presidential candidate donald trump is stirring up some more controversy. the latest flap is over remarks that trump made about a fellow republican's war record. in iowa yesterday, trump said that he does not consider arizona senator john mccain to be a war hero. mccain was p.o.w. for five years during the vietnam war. take a listen. here are some of trump's comments and reaction that's pouring in from members of his own party. >> he's a war hero because he was captured. >> i think he crossed the line. the american people and republican party won't tolerate it. >> donald trump owes every american veteran, and in
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particular john mccain an apology. >> will you apologize to john mccain? >> no, not at all. >> so far no comments from mccain. however, democratic presidential front-runner hillary clinton is chiming in. she's criticizing trump and accusing gop candidates of being slow to disagree with him on other issues. a good sunday morning. a first alert weather day. continuing to track that heat. warm already. we'll continue to see temperatures climbing through the afternoon. to weather headlines, excessive heat. an excessive heat warning in philadelphia for the heat and humid temperatures soaring to the mid 90s. you add in humidity, tell feel more like 102 to 107 in spots. here it is the national weather service in the pink the excessive heat warning. goes into effect at noon. we have the orange. that's a heat advisory also going into effect at noon. it last through monday because we'll have another hot day on monday. right now, 77 in philadelphia.
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winds out of the south at five miles per hour. very humid out there. you'll feel it the minute you step out. sticky all day long continuing into monday. a live look. hazy patchy fog across the area that's reducing visibilities down to a mile in lancaster. fire miles in philadelphia. two miles in wilmington and two in millville new jersey. that will improve the next couple of hours. this will not improve, the temperatures. we'll see them kicking off from here. 77 in philadelphia. 68 in allentown. 71 in lancaster. 74 in millville. 73 in wildwood. future temperatures throughout time, lots of sunshine. we may see a few showers isolated. by 2:00, showers popping up. they could be drenching if you see some showers. most of us will stay dry throughout the day. by monday we'll bring back the heat and humidity. we'll bring in more cloud cover. we'll bring in a better chance for more showers and drenching showers and storms on monday and tuesday.
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scattered storms with partly cloudy decise. humidity levels improve -- cloudy skies. humidity levels improving tuesday. keep cool, drink plenty of water, light loose clothing, take frequent breaks in air conditioning. stay out of the sun. if you exercise, do it in the morning or late evening. late storm, 94 to 97. winds at five to ten miles per hour. a hot one today, 96. another hot one monday. better chance for storms on monday. by tuesday, 90. a chance of storms. breezy wednesday, but a nice day. 87, low humidity. not as hot. feeling good that day. same on thursday and friday. lots of sunshine. temperatures around normal for this time of year. 86 on thursday. friday 87. saturday starting out the weekend dry. that's good news. a mixture of sun and clouds, 87. the phills coming out swinging the second half of the season. highlights of last night's game again the marlins next. plus, chase utley will soon return from the d.l. he won't slide back into the starting lineup. hear from the interim manager
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about how he'll use utley when he's back with the team.
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watkins glen, #3. new york state parks are a gift. plan your vacation at iloveny.com/summer there's something for everyone. hello, i'm john boruk. the phillies had a chance to win consecutive games for the first
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time since june 23rd which sounded promising, especially having chad billingsley on the mound. the phills starter a perfect 4-0 against the marlins. the game seen on nbc10. bottom of the first, ryan howard, base hit. revere chugging around to score. 1-0 phillies. two batters later, dom brown knocked in el franco. 2-0 phillies, they win 3-1. billingsley's best start in three years helped them get the w. jonathan papelbon earned his 15th save. chase utley continues to take care with his injured ankle, taking ground balls. when he returns, it won't be as second baseman as the general manager says the job belongs to caesar hernandez. we asked the interim manager how he'll use utley when he does return. >> we want to be fair to everybody and want to show chase
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utley as much respect as he can. he's meant so much to this organization and city. i'm going to try as hard as i can to try to keep everybody happy. i think chase understands that he perhaps might not get thrust right into the lineup to play every day. i'm going to try to get him as many at-battles as i can -- at-bats as i can. it's been a whirlwind couple of weeks for soccer player carli lloyd who needs sleep. she even set up camp yesterday. for the world cup hero, still no rest in sight. lloyd held her annual soccer camp in medford, new jersey. one that's been sold out for months. several hundred girls between 6 and 18 were part of the day-long camp. lloyd helped the girls learn the same techniques she uses to score hat tricks. we asked carli about her hectic life these past few weeks. >> it's been a whirlwind. i'm running on fumes right now. not a lot of sleep. it's been one thing after the next. you know, i can't look past the current day just because i have so much going on.
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this is like my second day at home in the last 60 days probably. and i've got my camp and all these little girls are out here just to learn the habits and learn the skills. union visiting toronto fc. union down, toronto attacking. sebastian jovenko's first shot stopped. he doesn't stop. puts in the rebound. the union go on to lose 2-1. that's sports. i'm john boruk, comcast sportsnet. following breaking news from south philadelphia at a building fire that could also be the scene of a crime. jesse? >> reporter: the fire is out now, but they're looking for a possible suspect. a first alert weather day.
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we'll see temperatures soaring throughout the afternoon. near 100 degrees. topping out around 96. you factor in the humidity, it will feel a lot hotter than that. here's a live look outside. hazy this morning. patchy fog also. a warm start to the day. temperatures mainly in the 70s. we'll talk more about the heat and humidity today and relief in your seven day coming up.
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flames light up the night sky in philadelphia. fire break out at this building under construction. police calling it a possible case of arson. we're live in the neighborhood where residents have been forced to evacuate. dangerous heat and humidity in the forecast for today. we've issued a first alert here at nbc10 because much of our area will be under an excessive heat warning. good morning. welcome back to "nbc10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 7:00 on this sunday. meteorologist michelle grossman is tracking the sweltering conditions that we're all going to be feeling later on. >> absolutely. perfect way to say. we will sweltering throughout the afternoon. a dangerous combination of heat and humidity. temperatures in the mid 90s. factor in the humidity, tell feel a lot hotter than that.

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