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good morning. breaking overnight. inside the mind of a killer. investigators uncover journals from the man in the deadly louisiana movie theater shooting. mental illness, finance problems. >> a good description is a time bomb. >> as the victims are remembered at the candlelight vigil. chaotic scene. a man fires the gun in the air on ventura boulevard scaring bystanders. the deadly confrontation caught on camera. in the moment. never before seen images from inside the white house on 9/11. and back in the water. the pro surfer who survived a
terrifying encounter with a great white on live tv. >> you see the splash. oh wow. holy [ bleep ]. >> now back on the board for the first time since that attack his reaction "today," saturday july 25th 2015. >> from nbc news, this is "today," live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm carson daly alongside sheinelle jones and cindy abrams filling in for dylan. would you get back after surviving the great white? >> he is greater than i am. what a guy. >> i'm looking forward to talking about that. our top story is the investigation into the deadly shooting rampage inside a movie
theater in louisiana. we are learning more about the gunman. nbc's kerry sanders in lafayette this morning. >> reporter: erica, it remains a mystery. a 59-year-old drifter buys a ticket and under the cover of darkness, he pulls a pistol and starts firing. he shoots 13 times. among the questions that people are asking did anybody know the gunman who was capable of such horror. at a candlelight vigil in lafayette, prayers for the victims, and questions. did the system designed to stop a crazed gunman break down? 59-year-old john russell houser was no stranger to police. in the bar he once owned, the former mayor and houser's one time business partner said he
has problems. >> a good description is time bomb. >> reporter: several years ago, his wife filed for legal protection protection. houser displayed behavior that led to a brief involuntary hospitalization at that time. last year when he lost his home in foreclosure. deputies had to physically evict him. >> pillows all over the place. paint all over the walls. >> reporter: family members referenced the victims. ali called her big sister mayci a rock. and at the makeshift memorial to jillian johnson. >> this is our alarm clock. it's time for us to wake up. >> reporter: for some that leads to calls for stricter gun controls. >> you see the blood from the victims and bullet holes in the seats. >> reporter: louisiana governor and republican candidate for
president bobby jindal. >> this should never have happened here or anywhere. >> reporter: and you feel powerless because we see it over and over. what do you do? >> right now, the important thing is we shower these families with prayers and love. i this i right now, we are less we are 24 hours after this happened. the most important thing is to let the families know we care for them. >> reporter: in the chaos, there was bravery. >> some victims screaming. >> reporter: the supervise are paramedic who rushed into the scene. then the school teacher. >> beyond the life-saving role you played what about the teacher? >> that is extraordinary. >> reporter: extraordinary because by pulling that fire alarm, all theaters emptyied here. the gunman escaped from a side door but cut off from cops so he went an back into the theater
and continued shooting before taking his life. the items recovered by investigators are journals which may explain why this gunman's madness was brought here to the theater in lafayette, louisiana. erica. >> kerry sanders for us. thank you. guns involved on friday on the busy sheinelle. >> this started on ventura boulevard and ending with police shooting and killing the suspect. it was chaos in the late afternoon. shoppers in studio city not sure if they should take cover or run to safety. >> everybody said banks are locked down. >> reporter: witnesses had a clear view of the man. >> he was sitting on the front wall of the bank. looked calm. >> reporter: a helicopter above as police shouted orders. >> the officer gets out with the shotgun raised.
>> reporter: some bystanders say the man fired his weapon. confused shoppers were still on the streets as police began firing. the gunman was killed but the bomb squad had to clear the scene because police were concerned he made have been armed with explosives. police say they don't think the man had anything explosive. no one else was injured. ventura boulevard was closed as the investigation went on. carson. >> sheinelle, thank you. president obama spoke out recently about the gun culture in america and his frustration over unable to pass stricter laws. >> if you look at the number of americans killed since 9/11 by terrorism, it is less than 100. if you look at the number that have been killed by gun violence it's in the tens of thousands. >> nbc's senior white house correspondent chris jansing is in kenya traveling with the president. chris, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning, erica. president obama says no other issue he has faced as president has left him as frustrated as trying to make some progress on what he calls common sense gun safety laws. it was against the back drop of the shooting in louisiana that he came here to kenya to face some other vexing problems, including a big push for the economy. already this morning, he was at the global entrepreneur summit and brought along american success stories including the founders of aol and airbnb. this was also a return to his father's homeland. >> obviously, this is personal for me. there's a reason why my name's barack hussain obama. my father came from these parts. i have family and relatives here. in my visits over the years, walking the streets of nairobi, i came to know the warmth and
spirit of the kenyan people. >> reporter: last night, the president had a reunion dinner with three dozen relatives, including his half sister and step grandmother. a recent poll shows 80% of kenyans trust the president to do the right thing for them. he is hoping that will work in his favor because his relationship with government officials here has not always been as warm as it is with the kenyan people. erica. >> chris nairobi, thank you. we will check in with you more on the president's trip. and meantime the attention of the political world on iowa today. presidential candidate donald trump will be there as well as hillary clinton. this as she faces new questions about her use of a personal e-mail account while secretary of state. kristen welker is here. >> nice to see you in studio carson. hillary clinton has been dogged by the e-mail issues. now the concerns over her
private account could have contained hundreds of classified e-mails. campaigning in iowa later today, hillary clinton will try to turn a page away from the mounting questions of the use of the private e-mail account as secretary of state. on friday clinton defended herself in new york. >> i have released 55,000 pages of e-mails. we are all accountable to the american people to get the facts right. and i will do my part. >> reporter: this after two inspectors general asked the justice department to investigate whether ianyone mishandled information relating to her e-mail. one noting that four were classified but they were given that notation after they were sent. >> when things are not originally classified are reviewed. >> reporter: clinton has consistently denied any
wrongdoing. >> i'm well aware of the classification requirements and did not send classified material. >> reporter: on friday her campaign said in a statement, any released e-mails deemed classified by the administration had been done so after the fact and not at the time they were transmitted. legal issues aside, the ongoing questions about e-mail have been a political problem for republicans. on friday some republican presidential candidates took to twitter urging the justice department to investigate. and the flack has brought eroding trust to her. according to a poll in iowa 59% say hillary clinton is not trust worthy. if you look at the national polls, hillary clinton is the strong front runner. justice department officials have given no timeline for making a decision. this is an issue she is having a tough i'm shaking. >> you will be on it in iowa? >> that's right.
i have a plane to catch in a few hours. >> it was nice to see you. it was brief, but nice. >> kristen, i appreciate it. sheinelle has more details of the death of a woman after a traffic stop in texas. >> friends and family of sandra bland are pay be final respects after the autopsy of her death in a texas jail cell. we have nbc's john yang with more. good morning john. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. the funeral comes one day after the release of the autopsy report that ruled bland committed suicide. the family conducted a separate autopsy of their own. we don't know the results of that. the official report we got on friday does not talk about the marijuana that prosecutors say was in bland's system. we expect to get that toxicology report next week. the family says that is
irrelevant. that is merely an attempt by investigators by prosecutors to smear bland's character. now for more than a week now, bland's case has been taken up by many people for many reasons. today, here at this church the only reason for the gathering is the family and friends saying good-bye to a friend and daughter and sister and aunt. thank you. fans of "deadliest catch" are stunned at the shooting death of a crew member. the associate producer was found on the streets in east pasadena suffering from gunshot wounds. he died at the scene. several hours later, a 24-year-old suspect in the shooting was also found dead of self inflicted wounds. investigators say the two knew each other, but released no other details about the shooting. in hot springs, arkansas police looking into the death of a 2-year-old found in the sweltering car. the child's father drove to a neighbor's house to get help
after realizing what happened. >> he driven home. left the baby in the car. forgot the baby was in the car. about four hours. >> emergency crews responded to the scene, but were not able to revive the child. there is a new view of the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and hundreds of just released photos. then president george w. bush and vice president dick cheney can be seen in discussions with national security. in several frames, you can see the world trade center in flames. the operations center pictures were taken by the staff photographer and made public through a freedom of information request. presidential hopeful donald trump is taking a tough stand in iowa with the paper. he is banning "the des moines register" from the event today. the newspaper called on trump to pull out of the race.
it was a pitch and proposal for olympic gold medalist. gymnast shawn johnson threw out the first pitch. on the way to the dugout she got a pitch of a different kind. her kansas city chiefs boyfriend popped the question and a stunned johnson answered with a yes and here you go. >> i thought a back flip was going to happen. >> wait for it. >> impressive. >> it was a good day for her. >> sheinelle, thanks. stephanie abrams is in for dylan. how are we looking in. >> in florida, you will get wet and hot in the center of the country. let's start off in florida. we have a lot of rain coming down. what is causing this? a stationary front is giving us the oomph in the atmosphere. we could all use a little extra oomph. we have rain and storms. heavy downpours in clear water.
8 inches of rain in 12 hours. in st. augustine, 3 inches of rain in an hour. that can cause flooding. how much will fall through the weekend? florida is thirsty. if you had a late night and you are includingchuggings water, that is what florida will do today. from naples to central florida and will a low pressure develop along the stationary front? essentially this is a top that is on the table and waiting for someone to spin it. there will not be enough spin but it will >> a good saturday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. warmer today but lots of sunshine. 86 to 89. we'll keep the humidity levels down to a comfortable level. coming up on sunday. 91 degrees. could see a spot ji shower north and west in the afternoon. monday 90. 92 on tuesday.
then wednesday and thursday temperatures bump up. 97 by thursday. friday watching the chance for storms and 92. have a great day. in the next half hour we are talking about the leastheat in the plains. thank you. highlighting the dangers of smoking for women. one suggesting that long time smokers that develop breast cancer have triple the time of dying from the disease. we have the dr. hamilton from the research center. >> good to be here. >> we know there is an increased risk of breast cancer if you smoke. this is about the survival rate if you are a smoker and you develop breast cancer. >> that's exactly right. the link between spokemoking and developing breast cancer is not as defined with lung and kidney cancer. this study did not look whether smoking causes women to develop
breast cancer but instead looked at those women who smoke that have breast cancer are three times more likely to die than those who don't. >> it looked at the length of time in the women that smoked. the longer you smoke, the greater the impact? >> yes. in this group, if you smoke for more than two decades, you are at risk of dying from the disease. >> was this woman in the study still currently smoking or if you smoked for 20 years and quit and got breast cancer does this affect your survival rate? >> that's a good question. in this study, it is women still currently smoking. this reaffirms there is no time that's too late to quit smoking. it is encourageing for anybody to quit smoking. >> the study that is surprising to me. we are seeing overall smoking rates in the country decline which is good for our health.
a separate piece for women 18 and 25 which are very light smokers. that is five or fewer cigarettes a day which seems kind of high. >> i think this is the social smoking phenomenon. not even smoking every day, but occasionally. these women were at very high risk. i think we have seen particularly in the news over the past several years that alcohol in moderation one drink a day or less is not necessarily bad for your health and may be protective against heart disease. for smoking, this reaffirms that no amount is safe. >> any smoking, especially for women, as we know now, can have this effect. if you consider yourself this light smoker that can affect you with breast cancer later on. >> exactly. what is dangerous about the light smoking, when they see their doctors, they may not seem to be smokers. when you are asked the question do you smoke, they may answer
can go uninspected. restrictions end after 10 years. then iran could build a nuclear weapon in two months. iran has violated 20 international agreements and is the leading state sponsor of terrorism. time for "the download" when we get you caught up on stories throughout the week. >> a lot to talk about. donald trump's trip to the mexican border to the shooting rampage in lafayette. >> a horrific scene. >> tragedy strikes again. this time in louisiana when a gunman opens fires in a theater killing two. >> 20 minutes into the showing of "trainwreck."
>> the gunman is 59-year-old john russell houser. >> he saw the law enforcement and went back inside and shot and killed himself. the reason you did not stop is you failed to signal. >> the dash cam video shows how a traffic stop quickly escalated. >> get out of the car! i will light you up. >> out of sight of the camera things get physical as the officer tries to apprehend sandra bland. bland was charged with assaulting an officer. three days later, she want found dead. >> the district attorney said the cause was suicide by hanging. donald trump at it again. appearing at the mexican border after taking on a critic in a very unusual way. >> you don't have to run for president and be the world's biggest jackass. >> i watched lindsey graham on
the television today and he calls me a jackass. >> graham used humor to hit back in the tongue-in-cheek video showing how to destroy a cell phone. i was screaming. >> a close call for pro surfer mick fanning pulled under water by a great white shark on live tv. >> i was kicking and screaming. in entertainment, a battle with two pop stars played out on twitter. >> tuesday, mtv announced nominations. taylor with a nomination for "bad blood," but nicki did not for "anaconda." if your video demonstrates women with slim bodies you will be nominated. and taylor tweeted back. i have done nothing to support you and love you.
maybe one of the men took your slot. after a series of heated exchange swift tried this apology. i thought i was being called out. i missed the point. i misunderstood and misspoke. and "sharknado 3: oh, hell no." it hit this week with our anchors making guest appearances. >> what is the safety zone for people who want to be away from the sharknado haboob. >> we're less than 100 miles from there. we're not leaving. it's been great working with you. >> he is so good. >> very good. >> so funny to watch. i thought i would take a note from donald trump's book. what do you think about this? here's his number.
give carson a call tonight. >> call me. i'll smash my cell phone. >> we are talking about the surfer who got back in the water. crazy. six days. >> you put that out there and i read that mick and julian in the competition, they were saved and brought in on jet skis. a photographer was still in the water. he said hey, what about me? >> he is back at it. still to come this morning, the secrets to making your next garage sale successful. 7:25. good morning, everyone. i'm ted greenberg. we've got another beautiful day before the weather starts to change. michelle grossman is here with
the weekend forecast. good morning. >> good morning. we had a beautiful workweek. now we're starting out the weekend really nice. lots of blue skies, lots of sunshine. we will see mostly sunny skies. 71 right now in philadelphia. 61 in allentown. cool in lancaster. just 60 degrees. 70 in wildwood. and 65 at the atlantic city airport. for today it's going to be a little warmer than where we have been. still nice. 88 degrees and low humidity. humidity pumping up a little bit sunday. by monday 90. tuesday, hot and 92. wednesday and thursday is where we crank up the heat. friday mostly cloudy chance of storms and 92. >> remember you can take the nbc 10 news app with you wherever you go this weekend. it is a free download. this morning two children are with the philadelphia department of human services after police say they were left home alone. officers say they found a 3-year-old boy with a burn on
his foot walking on 16th street in north philadelphia yesterday. when they went to the child's home, they found an 11-year-old girl alone in deplorable conditions. the kids' aunt said the parents had gone out to get lunch and the burn is a birthmark. she blamed the landlord for the home's condition. police are still sorting everything out. no charges have been filed. happening today, if you have a taste for craft beer and cider you may want to check out the annual summerfest at xfinity live in philadelphia. you can sample more than 200 beers from over 100 breweries. it begins at 3:00. from our delaware bureau the state fair continues today in harrington kemp county. the gates o ep at 8:00 and there will be rides. we are back in 25 minutes. i'm ted greenberg. have a great weekend.
so a demonstration of lightning and what could happen if you are in a storm. what can you do to stay safe? we have just the man. a "rossen report" looking in the test lab to see how you can stay safe. it is the nice part of the day in midtown manhattan on this saturday morning, july 25th 2015. looking forward to seeing the people on the plaza. it's the weekend. so your neighborhood is filled with garage sales. maybe you are hosting one. coming up the items to sell and the tricks to try to make the most money. ahead, hulk hogan fired by the wwe.
what the iconic wrestler is saying about a rant caught on tape and his daughter is coming to his defense. we begin with the popular extreme sport dangers. that is after the third death of a b.a.s.e. jumper in months. it is asking if the next big thrill is going too far. we have kelly cobiella with the story for us this morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. the idea of fun is free falling from the world's highest point. skyscrapers and mountain cliffs. for years, b.a.s.e. jumpers say you can manage the risk. that is starting to change after the epidemic in b.a.s.e. jumping deaths. a warning, some of the video you are about to see is tough to watch. it's the world's most dangerous sport. skimming cliffsides cheating death. ian flan ders was one of the best. in turkey his feet became
tangled in his parachute. it never deployed. flanders is the third high profile b.a.s.e. jumper is the third to die in months. >> given the number of deaths in the recent months a lot of really talented b.a.s.e. jumpers are considering the role in the sport. >> reporter: there are no official fatality numbers in the sport, but one in norway found 1 in 2,000 jumps was fatal. a death rate four times higher than sky diving and ten times higher than scuba diving. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: the sport is largely unregulated and most jumps illegal. the boldest stunt can bring instant fame but there is no margin for error. >> if you push off wrong, you can tumble. you can flip. many accidents are caused by the first step going wrong.
>> reporter: clair has jumped several thousand times. >> every time someone dies i question the motivation. there are things that you can do to make it as safe as possible. >> reporter: flanders was known for putting safety first. in this sport, every jump can be a matter of life or death. and one former jumper chris mcnamara says these recent deaths prove that experience does not make you safer. he said the only way to truly be safe b.a.s.e. jumping, erica, is to not to do it. >> 1 in 2,000. >> thank you, kelly. stephanie be anabramsbe anabrams is in for dylan. what is the weather like? >> will you ever b.a.s.e. jump? >> i don't think so. >> we will show you where it is hot. heat advisoryies.
you see the pink color, it is upset. it will be hot. 14 million at risk for the heat advisories. look at what that small number says. that is all that matters. it doesn't matter what it says on the thermometer. it stays that way for the second half of the weekend from texas up to st. louis. here is the look at the big picture. go west young man. san francisco. as we head into the day tomorrow showers stick around in the >> a good saturday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. warmer day today but lots of sunshine. 86 to 89. we'll keep the humidity levels down so a comfortable day. they start to come up on sunday. stickier and warmer 91 degrees. could see a spotty shower especially north and west in the afternoon. monday mostly cloudy with chance of storms. 90. 92 on tuesday. then look at what happens wednesday and thursday. temperatures really bump up. by friday watching a chance
forstorms and 92. have a great day. go. we will celebrate our 40th birthday here with the texas golden girls. carson back to you. >> thank you. just ahead, a wife allegedly using her phone to cheat on her husband and her friends behind her speak up. and the "rossen reports" shows you how to across america, people are taking charge of their type 2 diabetes... ...with non-insulin victoza. for a while, i took a pill to lower my blood sugar but it didn't get me to my goal. so i asked my doctor about victoza. he said victoza works differently than pills and comes in a pen. victoza is proven to lower blood sugar and a1c. it's taken once a day, any time. and the needle is thin. victoza is not for weight loss but it may help you lose some weight.
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this morning on "rossen reports" the dangers of lightning. on friday seven people in mexico were killed in a strike. >> would you know what to do if you were caught in a storm? we have national correspondent jeff rossen with more. >> good morning, guys. we know how fast the summer storms can pop up and violent they can be with lightning striking down. how do you avoid getting hit? we are getting direct access to the rare government lab. you are about to get closer to lightning than you ever want to be. it lasts only 1 millionth of a second. blink and you can miss it but you'll feel it. >> it is literally so loud.
it is a shotgun going off. >> reporter: lightning bolts provide magnificent images. the power of nature reaching down from the clouds. up close, it is frightening and deadly. >> my god! >> reporter: 19 people have been killed this year alone. which is why engineers at the lab in vancouver, washington are simulating lightning to learn more about it. it happens so fast you can barely see it but when we slow the video down look at that. a defined bolt. so what would happen if you were standing there? keep an eye on the mannequin. we captured that one bolt from several angles. let's see the damage here. can we get the lights on real quick? thank you. wow. >> we have burns down the back here. we have burns on the clothing. >> reporter: direct hit on the head. >> burns on the head.
>> reporter: the burns go down her front and come down on her legs. >> that's right. this is just 2 million volts you produce in the lab. it can be up to 1 billion bolt. >> reporter: he says what makes lightning so dangerous? it's unpredictable. >> the lightning wants to get from the cloud to the ground. it will take the shortest path possible. it is unpredictable. it may do down here and down. >> reporter: that's what makes it scary. >> exactly. >> reporter: now watch this mannequin. when the smoke clears you can actually see the path of the bolt cut across his body. somehow do you protect yourself? at the first clap of thunder, you should seek shelter and stay inside for 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of thunder. don't stand under trees. that could increase your risk of being struck.
instead, move to the lowest elevation possible and stay low so you'rer summer your life, doesn't end like this. here's another tip. if you can't seek shelter, if you can't go inside find a car. get inside the car during a lightning storm. the metal that surrounds you will actually absorb the energy. the same thing as when you are in an airplane. the metal around you absorbs it and keeps you safe. back to you guys. >> and lightning can get up to 50,000 degrees fahrenheit. the surface. not the core. >> get inside. up next, planning to hit up a garage sale this weekend? why you should wear tight clothing. we'll explain more on that. >> just ahead. >> you should do that anyway. righ
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150,000 garage sales in a week. >> you can make $500 to $5,000 a week. that's not chump change. >> can you tell what this is for? >> the time and date. >> this just says garage sale. that doesn't help. you need clear signs to be able to see them from the road. put an ad in craigslist. an lot of people will put in garage sales. you will come up with a list of sales. are you furniture? baby clothes? toys? so people will get out. give them every reason to come. >> let's talk about the big sellers? >> sports equipment. they love that. i get this from my kids. tools. jewelry. >> this is all the good stuff? >> glassware. this is the good stuff that people like and baby and toddler clothes.
>> give me a bit of pricing. it is tagged at $25. >> everything has to be clearly tagged and everything is necessity negotiable. you have a lot of people to tend to. >> if i saw this tag, i would say i'll give you $50 for it. that's double. that's a good-looking bike. >> $50? you can go to the store for that. i want you to come to my house and buy stuff. maybe you group things into big bins and say the whole bin is a certain price. take it out of here. you want to clear stuff out. get your family involved. the stuff that won't sell stuffed animals. that is yucky. people don't want old stuffed animals. magazines. televisions. i don't know what you do with a working television. >> i think it is to put everything out there because my junk is somebody's treasure. you say be more selective. >> if you expect it to sell. yes. otherwise throw it out or put it
in a dumpster. >> let's more down to the lamps and go to tag everything. >> tag everything. display everything nicely. make it like a store so people can look at it and not dig through junk. >> you said it is a big part of it. make it look like a boutique shop. >> they can walk around. maybe get with your neighbors to combine forces and you have more inventory. hang the clothes up so they can see. mix it up. kids clothes. adult clothes and everything labelled. here is the tip with the tight fitting clothes. wear tight fitting clothes so you can try stuff on. you will not try stuff on in the middle of the garage sale. >> you go jogging and you hit a garage sale. you can walk around. >> you have better deals. >> it looks good. have some snacks refreshments.
>> lemonade stand. put music on. glassware sells well. talk about pricing. lamps. don't get too attached. you spent $100 on something. 1/3 to 1/2 off. >> is that a model you can use? >> 1/3 to 1/2 off. if you bought it for $100. sell it for the set. maybe have an outlet so people know. a lamp and bulb inside so people know it works. why did i buy this junk that didn't work. >> the dishes. clean the stuff. make it look like you did not eat dinner on it last night. >> a lot of people are getting it for weddings. it is great for a party. sometimes it is cheaper than plasticware. >> why do you have a measuring tape? >> people can measure furniture. if you are going shopping, bring it with you. have batteries out. >> to put in toys.
>> to show it really works. >> cash box. >> with singles. you have change to give people. plastic bags so they can carry it home. if you are shopping bring the singles so you can negotiate better. >> how about the toys here? >> and you don't want to be left with anything in the end. the purpose is cleaning out your house. at the end, put something out that says free. get rid of it. >> janice thank you very much. have a good weekend. happy shopping. coming up is apple iwatch the victim of its own hype? we will explore it but first this is "today" on nbc.
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>> good morning, ted. lots of sunshine today. temperatures a little warmer than where we have been. but low humidity. a beautiful view from our beaches. we're looking at temperatures at the beaches in the low 80s today. 63 right now in mt. pocono. 65 in lancaster. 71 in philadelphia. 72 in wildwood. temperatures climbing to near 88 degrees. warmer on sunday. a little more humid too. 91. then hot and humid on monday. 92 by tuesday. the real heat begins on wednesday and thursday. temperatures into the mid-90s. then back down to the low 90s on friday. happening today, a memorial cookout will be held in philadelphia to mark a painful anniversary. one year ago today, a carjacked suv crashed into keisha williams and her three children as they sold fruit at the corner of germantown and allegheny in tioga. all four died. that will be the site of a healing this afternoon. family and friends will hold a
memorial cookout from noon until 6:00 p.m. in honor of the victims. two men are charged with the carjacking and murders of the family members. they are cornelius crawford and jonathan rosa. both are still awaiting trial. happening today, demolition crew wills begin taking down a fixture of the camden skyline. the commerce building was a beacon of progress when it opened in 1965. crews are now clearing it to make way for a parking lot. the demolition should take about two weeks. traffic will be rerouted around the area. and part of lincoln drive in philadelphia is closed today for repair and maintenance. you cannot drive, walk, or bike. we're back in 25 minutes. i'm ted greenberg. more of the "today" show coming your way next. have a great weekend.
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♪ go before they grow. ♪ good morning. it's saturday, july 25th 2015. here is a look at the top stories. troubling past. we are learning more about the gunman who opened fire in the crowded movie theater killing two women and wounding nine others. police recovering his journal. his family calling him disturbed. and in los angeles, another gunman fires into the air leading to frightening moments on the streets. no excuse. legend hulk hogan apologizes after being fired from the wwe for using a racial slur. this morning, what his daughter is saying about the controversy. and no hard feelings. blake shelton and miranda lambert lambert's friendly exchange on twitter days after announcing
the end to their marriage. good morning. welcome back to "today." a good-looking day. feels good out here. >> perfect morning. >> enjoy it. the 90s are headed in our direction at the beginning of next week. >> stephanie abrams to kill the good mood on the plaza in for dylan. good to have you. let's head inside and look at the top stories with sheinelle jones. >> good morning. it was a somber scene in lafayette, louisiana overnight as crowds gathered to remember the victims of the theater shooting. nbc's kerry sanders is here with that and more details on the shooter. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we still do not know sheinelle, why this gunman went on the rampage. he is identified as 59-year-old john russell houser. a drifter who went into the theater and into the darkness of one of the movies here and as the movie was playing, pulled a gun and began firing. we know the authorities recovered among other things journals from the hotel where he was living and the journals may
explain his madness. they found inside that motel, wigs and other items that may have been planned to be used as a disguise. meantime houser is no stranger to law enforcement. in his home state in alabama, there are records that indicate he had problems over the years, including his estranged wife who requested protection. she said she needed protection because of her husband's extreme erratic behavior. an example of that may be in the flags. nazi flag flown over the bar that houser once owned. as all of the attention is focused on trying to figure out why, there is also a lot of praise for one of the theater goers here. a school teacher, in the chaos, had the wherewithal to pull the fire alarm. the experts and first responders
say that one decision saved countless lives. sheinelle. >> thank you, kerry. as hillary clinton heads to the iowa campaign event, questions about e-mails go along with her. the inspector general for the intelligence committee says four of the e-mails from the private server have been determined classified. the clinton campaign says those may have become later after the e-mails were sent. and president obama is at an economic summit in kenya. nbc's chris jansing is traveling with the president. good morning, chris. >> reporter: good morning, sheinelle. the message from president obama is africa is on the move. he cohosted a global summit. he took a tour of programs that are designed to get more electricity to various parts of kenya, but he also talked about the importance of technology in moving new ideas forward. he got a laugh when he said he can't quite text as fast as his
daughters sasha and malia. they are not here with him on the trip but he did get a chance to be with members of his extended kenyan family. they had a big reunion dinner at his hotel. also this morning, the president made a somber stop at the site of the deadly bombing of the u.s. embassy here 17 years ago. one of the topics he will be tackling is combating terrorism. one more point the president reiterated this morning, he is proud to be the first american president ever to visit kenya. this is an historic stop as well as personal. sheinelle. >> thank you, chris. a new drug hailed as a potential life saver for millions. the first vaccine for malaria has been given the green light. there is concern it may not be as effective as doctors would like it is a sign how desperate the world is for options. malaria kills about 600,000 people a year. mostly young children.
chrysler is taking more cars off the road for a new fix in the internet age. recalling 1.4 million cars to make sure they are secure from hacking. this follows the demonstration by the pros who hacked into the controls of a jeep. investigators in rhode island determined cause of the blast that injured one woman and sent police on inspections on beach fronts. the culprit was a corroded copper cable under the sand. we go under water for a discovery in lake michigan. divers identified a shipwreck that is 116 years old. the steam ship called "the john v. morgan" disappeared in 1899 during the voyage from milwaukee to muskegon. it was discovered upright and almost entirely in tact. >> they were really shocked it was in tact.
typically it was punctured. when they sink like that there is so much pressure that builds up. >> they don't make them like they used to. >> you hear milwaukee and i want to go schwing. you guys are serious and i'm like schwing. >> i'm never going to be invited back. i'll try to save myself here. maybe you were not expecting to be up this early in the morning. the lightning woke you up with the storms that blasted through the midwest. maybe your partner next to you jumped or the kids jump in bed. we will see more storms today. some of those could be severe. we could see damaging winds. it's all along the front here. we have the moisture and the lift in the atmosphere and a piece of energy that will ride along that. into the sunday forecast expect more clouds in the northeast. here is a look at the rain we
will get through sunday. heavy showers in the yellow shading. that is 1 inch or more of rain. in the northeast, it will not be as heavy. on the lighter side with around .50 of rain. here is what the picture looks like. heat in the center of the country. the heat will make its way into the northeast for the beginning of the >> good saturday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. warmer day today but lots of sunshine. 86 to 89. we'll keep the humidity levels down. they start to come up on sunday. a little stickier and warmer. 91 degrees. could see a spotty shower north and west in the afternoon. 92 on tuesday. then look what happens wednesday and thursday. temperatures really bump up. wednesday, 95. 97 by thursday. friday watching the chance for storms and 92. have a great day. all right.
that's your weather. >> city ofstephanie, thanks. has apple become the victim of unrealistic expectations? here is nbc's hallie jackson. >> reporter: the apple stock not as high as it was seven days ago. slumping after the company announced the latest earning. headlines like this warning of looming trouble. warning if the new watch is a dud. the company hasn't revealed how many people have about the apple watch. prompting speculation. and analysts say the music service hasn't caught fire yet. apple is one of the richest companies on the planet, but with techies hanging on every move can it live up to the hype? >> such an unrealistic expectation that apple will out
perform, it is unfair. >> reporter: and the tech expert says it is way too premature that says apple will stick. >> they are thinking long term. >> reporter: long term and big picture. since the next blockbuster product may not fit in your pocket. rumors they are making a car and hiring top staffers to the secret location for the project titan. >> at the same time they want to operate secretly. why would you want to tell the competition what you're doing. >> reporter: bottom line is apple still cool? >> is the sun hot? >> reporter: we'll take that as a yes. hallie jackson, nbc news los angeles. we have been reporting the commercial pilots being victims of laser strikes. what is it like to have to deal with that distraction? the weather channel's dave
malkoff takes you to a place to let you experience what is on the other side of the cockpit door. >> reporter: 1.73 million passengers. that is how many people fly in the u.s. every day. still, what happens up in the cockpit. >> 737. >> reporter: is a bit of a mystery. christi is not a pilot, but today, they are about to fly a commercial built with no license. >> that's a thumb's up. >> reporter: this $400 simulator ride is the only one of its kind in the nation. just pick up a little speed. >> 130. >> awesome. >> reporter: and wheels up. >> this is harder than it looks. >> reporter: here at delta's museum on the ground of atlanta's airport. any up with can pilot a 737. >> my job does not involve
flight. >> reporter: even chrissy from the zoo. just to be clear, this is no amusement park ride. let's take you across the street to where the delta pilots use the same simulators to do their training at a cost of at least $12 million a piece. >> turn left. follow the wings. >> reporter: with the push of the button the operator can take you to honolulu or hong kong and turn on a storm and turn off the sun. now they will switch seats. not only that we will turn on the motion outside to get the full experience. >> here we go. >> reporter: of course real pilots have to deal with much more than you experience here. try doing all of this with a dangerous laser pointed at you from below. according to the faa, it happened to 35 pilots in ten states last week alone. >> i had no idea the pilot had all this control. i thought it was on auto pilot. >> reporter: building a new
level of respect one pretend pilot at a time. for "today," dave malkoff in atlanta. >> i'm okay with the bloody mary in the back. i don't need to be up there. >> i remember driver's ed simulators. >> i was too short. >> my drivers ed teacher would make us go through the mcdonald's drive-thru. you know you will go to mcdonald's. that's the route. >> it is good practice. coming up next on trending what would you do? the woman who slipped a complete stranger a note during a baseball game claiming his wife was texting i called for help as soon as i saw her. i found her wandering miles from home. when the phone rang at 5am i knew it was about mom. i see how hard it's been on her at work and i want to help.
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it's the only answer you can give. it lies to no one. the stories burning up the internet on this saturday morning. aren't you lucky? we have them in "what's trending." this was povertysted on the daily mail. we were not able to confirm what is claimed in the story, but it brings up an interesting question. two sisters attending a baseball game claim they were seated behind a couple. they claim they saw the wife texting on her phone. they claim she wasn't just
texting, but actually texting with another man. then get this. >> sexting or texting? >> so then they pass a note to the husband telling him of the alleged cheating. >> passed a note? >> then they post it. which raises the question. what would you do in that situation? >> a lot of folks would do that. >> you have no idea. when you look at something, you are just coming in. you hear a snip it of a conversation. you think somebody is making a big confession. they are telling you -- >> it could be an inside joke with a friend. you don't know somebody's business. if you did have the gall posting it is another wrong. >> i totally agree. it is a separate thing. next up a study finds seven items we chill in the refrigerator that should be room
temperature. peanut butter. the temperature changes it more difficult to use. how about coffee? i keep it in the freezer. >> bananas i feel get hard in the refrigerator. >> tomatoes. >> the beans, destroys the flavor of the beans. what you should do is keep them outside the fridge. when you eat a banana once you cut it you put the rest of it in the fridge. >> who eats half a banana? you know what else i wonder about? ketchup. i do not like cold ketchup. ours is in the fridge. >> what about syrup? >> i keep it out until we open it and put it in. >> these thoughts and questions for you this morning. kim kardashian. broke the internet earlier this
year. that's a whole can of worms. she is ready to make a few edits. one thing that may bug many of you, it bugs me is that you tweet something out and you realize you made a spelling error after you checked it. you can't edit your tweet. you have to delete it. the reality star and social media maven feels your pain. on friday she tweeted about her recent e-mail to twitter. she asked them to add an edit feature. the co- founder said great idea. >> if taylor swift can get things changed. >> jack dorsey writes like nobody ever thought about an edit feature? >> you have auto correct. >> but to kim k.'s point, when you delete it it causes a storm. why did you delete it? it is a significance.
>> and the twar. a twitter war. with the nicki and taylor thing. #twar. and angelina jolie and hip hop star's car given away. sheinelle. >> i love this story. this is thanks to kristen bell. the actress left adorable message in the voice of her "frozen" character for a 6-year-old diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor last month. look at the video avery's dad posted. >> we heard you have been a good girl and brave, she has decided to crown you as an honorary princess. wow! that's so exciting. >> you know when you get so excited? adorable. switching gears. angelina jolie's next project is a family affair. she is said to direct, produce
and co-wrote a netflix movie. her son, maddux born in cambodia will be involved. next up blake shelton and miranda lambert are breaking up. the two shared a hilarious exchange on friday poking fun on rumors about their divorce. miranda posted this picture of the voice coach pushing a stroller. i knew it. you're pregnant. this calls for a drink. later, blake joked. busted. drinking shall now begin. and finally a case -- there's the picture. finally, the case of mistaken identity. heavyweight grand master flash's car was given away to someone else after he parked it in a manhattan garage. they gave it to the wrong person. the dee jay took to instagram. he explained the situation.
take a listen. >> came back two hours later. home boy told me he gave my car to somebody with no identification that looked like me. what? >> i know right? i heard the word home boy. i can tell you the car is yet to be found and detectives are investigating the case as grand larceny. that is your pop star. can you imagine? >> you're right. alleged. >> the dude looked like you. i gave him your car. sorry. right. sheinelle, thanks. still to come, what hulk hogan has to say about the racist rant that led to
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good morning michelle. >> good morning, ted. looking super outside. lots of sunshine and temperatures. we're looking at light wind. so overall just a beautiful day. temperatures right now mainly in the 60s to the north and west. 66 in allentown. 65 in lancaster. 72 in washington. 75 in wildwood. today up to 88 degrees, low humidity. humidity pops up a bit on sunday. partly sunny and a chance of a spotty shower in the afternoon. and then we're hot and humid on tuesday. even hotter on wednesday and thursday. mid to upper 90s. 97 by thursday. by friday mostly cloudy and chance of storms 92. >> remember you can take the nbc 10 news app with you everywhere you go this weekend from breaking news to updated information to the current first alert forecast. it is a free download. new from overnight, a man stabbed in philadelphia is in critical condition. nbc 10 was on the scene on 15th street near erie and tioga.
the victim was wounded in the abdomen. police are investigating. happening today, philadelphia will celebrate 25 years of the americans with disability act, the ada. the law bans employment discrimination against the disabled. and later today, the philadelphia zoo is hosting its annual summer ale festival. you can enjoy craft beers, foods, and music. of course the festival runs this evening from 6:30 until 10:00. we are back at 9:00 with a full hour of news. more of the "today" show is coming your way next. i'm ted greenberg. we hope you have a fantastic weekend. get out there and enjoy that great weather.
♪ girl you know i want you to want me and girl you got me ♪ >> welcome to the "today" show. celebrating her 10th birthday. >> i'm 60. >> and it's our 30th anniversary. >> we just met at the "today" show. >> lots to celebrate on this saturday morning. here we go. july 25th 2015. good crowd out here this morning. would you believe it is five months until christmas. >> why are you bringing that up? >> i didn't write that.
i read it. coming up has wrestler hulk hogan seen the inside of his last ring? what his firing from the wwe over racist rants means. and camping is a fun summer activity for some but if you don't want to head into the dirt with all of bugs you can go camping in big cities. we will show you five of the best destinations. first, the contestants search for season 17 of "the biggest loser" kicks off today. we have fan favorites here for the auditions held here in new york city. they are here with us. good morning. >> how are you? >> nice to have you. >> good morning. >> good morning. hello. nice to see you. >> love having you here. you look great. >> thank you so much. >> olivia has a lot going on. a big moment a few weeks away. >> that's right. >> how has and this is really a
life changing show. how would you say, ladies first, how has it been for you? >> it transformed my life. i'm almost five years out from the show. i'm nine months pregnant. my whole life has changed. i could not be more grateful for the experience. >> and changing on the inside. >> definitely changes you on the inside. i'm a father of seven. >> whoa! >> you are giving advice. >> i told her i'm a pro at this. you have to have the energy to be able to get around after the kids and for me playing in the nfl for 12 years, to get that excess weight off relieved my joints. >> what are the trainers looking for in contestants for season 17? >> i think people who have a good story, but also willing to share that story. the amazing thing is you are there to transform your life and inspire others.
if you can be honest and vulnerable and go to the place where the issues lie, you will be successful. >> i think that is absolutely correct. a lot of people on the show you have to be willing to go to the deep dark place. a lot of people don't want to address the underlining issues. trainers want to see people who are willing to go there because they know if you go there, you will get the best results. >> that's when it gets good. >> and go there with america. you are sharing this. do you have any advice? >> i would say be organic. be real. be willing to tell your story. if you get emotional, that's okay. that's what makes the best story. >> and maybe eat organic, too. >> and we have a sunaddae building competition. >> thank you. >> nice to have you guys. to learn how you can apply for "the biggest loser," go to our
web site at today.com. and a check of the weather with stephanie. >> here is a drought monitor in florida. you have a late night and you wake up the next morning and you are parched? that is what it feels like in florida. it is that dry. parched in the southeastern portion of the state. will we get relief from mother nature? our flood threats are on the west side of tampa. 4 to 6 inches of rain. too bad we cannot take that to southeast florida. we will get rain where we need it the most, but on the lighter side relatively speaking. showers in florida. also into the midwest. otherwise, the heat in the central region of the country. that will move into the northeast as we head into the beginning of the next week. enjoy the nice >> a good saturday morning. warmer day today but lots of sunshine. 86 to 89. we'll keep the humidity levels
down. a comfortable day. they start to come up on sunday. a little sticky or warmer. 91 degrees. could see a spotty shower north and west in the afternoon. monday mostly cloudy with a chance of storms 90. 92 on tuesday. then look at wednesday and thursday. temperatures bump up. by wednesday, 95. 97 by thursday. and by friday watching the chance for storms, 92. have a great day. of course carson it's summer. if it wasn't really hot, people would say what's going on. >> stephanie, thank you. hulk hogan is apologizing this morning for his use of racial slurs that led to his sudden firing by worldwide entertainment. here is nbc's gadi schwartz with more. >> reporter: he packed arenas with legions of fans. this morning, hulk hogan, it's boa-wearing superstar, has been booted from the wwe after a
racially offensive rant recorded on a sex tape which is part of a lawsuit. hogan is suing the people who made it for invasion of privacy and the web site that released it. transcripts where hogan using the n-word. hogan says it was unacceptable for me to use that offensive language. there is no excuse for it. i apologize for having done it. i used language inconsistent with his own beliefs. his daughter came to her father's support. sometimes when you are hurting, you don't think logically. the wwe removed hogan from their hall of fame and web site saying they were committed to embracing individuals from all backgrounds. >> no one wants to be associated with a racist. >> reporter: since then the wwe
owner says the n-word was involved in a skit in 2005. the wwe telling nbc news that was different. it was an outlandish skit. similar of that to many scripted television shows. the controversy dealing blows to hulkster and the wwe from the billion dollar enterprise. for "today," gadi schwartz nbc news. >> thank you, gadi. coming up we have ideas of how you can go camping. not exactly roughing it.
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this morning, in "today's travel" camping without having to rough it. you don't have to pack a tent or trek deep into the woods and enjoy the great outdoors. here joining us is sarah spagnello. it is good to have you here sarah. >> good morning. >> the first is a place outside atlanta for people seeking adventure. i used to live in atlanta. i have friends who swear about it. >> so this is a beautiful rustic retreat. it is filled with horse back riding with country breakfasts. it is relaxing and beautiful hotel. rates start at $199 a night. another here you see the great open air dinners. >> the beautiful farms there, too. a local food movement. >> organic food. in atlanta, a couple of fun things you can do. you can hike to stone mountain.
you can take a photo of yourself at the top. the atlanta beltway and all other activities. >> lots of great restaurants in atlanta. if you are up for more of a rustic true camping experience. burlington vermont. the robert frost mountain cabins. >> these are five timber cabins. screened in porches, frog ponds, bird-watching. burlington vermont, the largest city in vermont in the northern part of the straight. on lake champlain. >> and then to chicago. >> it doesn't always have to be fancy restaurants. you can stay at the freemont chicago.
i love about this because they have bunk beds in the hotel. rates start at $44 a night. >> that is reasonable. if you are a foodie austin is known for a lot of things. including its food. this is another destination. the omni barton creek resort. >> it is golf and tennis. a kids camp. two new restaurants. it is great for commune tables. don't miss the sunday fried chicken dinner and casual food. a great vibe in the funky town. >> and finally we head out west to seattle for a dock-side camp experience. the alderbrook resort. >> near the olympic mountain range. you can kayak and stand-up paddle boarding. seattle is a great destination
in the summer months. you can take in outdoor movies. the pike place market. it has 240 stalls and it will be expanding in the next couple months. a great place to pick up picnic provisions and have the camping experience. >> sarah, nice to have you with us. thanks. let's go to sheinelle with "today's" plaza fan. >> will you be my friends? aren't they wonderful? this is steve and drew lakinivich. they are from new orleans. they are here to catch some baseball. you are helping us kickoff the new thing here on "weekend today." it is "today's life hacks." here's our first one. are you ready? have you ever worried about your cell phone on the beach? it gets wet? our friends say we have problems solved. put your phone in a sandwich bag to protect it.
the touch screen will still work. try it. >> it's cool. it really works. >> it really works. here's another good one. when you're at the beach and you want to swim and worried about leaving your things unattended. clean out an old sun tan lotion bottle. put your money and keys in it. >> i would have never thought of it. thank you, sheinelle. >> now it is your time and your moment to tell us what's coming up. take it away. >> just ahead, the very special under water adventure helping veterans on our planet. >> but first this is "today" on nbc.
injuries. in florida, nbc's kerry sanders has more. >> reporter: 28-year-old bobby served in afghanistan. a green beret. >> i was driving a dirt bike and went over a pressure plate ied. it took off almost my whole leg. most of my hand. crushed my pelvis. >> reporter: he had more than 30 surgeries in three years. >> there have been times if i questioned if it would have been easier if i died that day. going from the pinnacle of the green beret to physically disabled and use a cane and wheelchair. >> reporter: today, he's married and the father of 9-month-old wyatt. on this day, bobby is joining other wounded vets in the florida keys for a special under water mission. >> when someone calls you on the phone and we have this important thing. we want you to come and join in. it's a real morale booster.
>> reporter: enter biologists from the marine laboratory to help replenish the coral reeves. the job or mission as it were for the vets, with tools, take coral grown in the lab and plant it on the ocean floor. so 35 feet down near the key, bobby and his fellow wounded vet began rebuilding the reef. >> i think this is another mission they can get excited about and feel good about giving back to the environment. >> reporter: in the last two years, wounded vets helped plant more than 1,000 corals here. a protective haven for fish. >> you get into it and there is a feeling of importance. there is something better than me trying to swim with only one leg and hand. >> reporter: is that something that has been missing in your life for a while? >> at times. when i get things to do this and
around people like this it all goes away. >> reporter: the goal? rebuilding a healthy reef. the outcome? rebuilding that can-do spirit. >> everybody has a different set of injuries. a different ladder to climb. it's about putting one foot in front of the other. if we can help people take that next step we're doing the right thing. >> reporter: as you expect mission accomplished. for "today," kerry sanders, nbc news the florida keys. >> wow. >> one of the stories you see and you think wow. incredible program. >> you get physically and mentally under water. all of us can understand. >> beautiful. on so many levels. >> it is. >> good story. guys coming up next you ready? we're celebrating national hot fudge sundae. we will celebrate it with you prep trauma unit 5. what've we got?
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someone will judge us. >> this is a lot. hot fudge sundae. look at the banana split. classic. what do you like on your ice cream? >> oreo cookie. >> i'm a health nut. i'll go with fruit. >> really? really? >> do you know chocolate is a health food nut. it releases the same endorphins as a hug. i'm taking it. >> how about oreo cookie with banana. >> and that is good together. i will do raspberry. >> i'll do skittles. >> i have that issue with the frozen yogurt. if you haveuyou have kids as parents, you layout all of the things for the kids. >> carson, you asked me what i was going to do today. this. >> we will use this as an excuse. this holiday. >> did you call this a holiday? >> yes.
we will do this today. we did tequila yesterday. we will do this today. because we're american. >> well played. >> i used to know that dance. >> you want to show it to us? >> not in this moment. >> carson here we go. >> that's good. >> ice cream or frozen yogurt? i like real ice cream. >> or gelato. >> i love gelato. >> trying to help out. >> should we try it. >> as we enjoy our sundaes, we should tell you what we have coming up tomorrow on "today." it is not just coffee milk shake day, but we take you to the home of the stars. not in los angeles or new york. you have to tune in to find out. >> we will see you then. stephanie abrams thank you so much. check her out on the weather channel. sheinelle jones, thank you. have a great day, everybody. enjoy your sundae.
good morning. i'm ted greenberg. just ahead on nbc 10 news today, moving on after an unforgettable tragedy. this crash killed a mother and her three children one year ago today. we are live at the scene as neighbors remember the lives lost. philadelphia police say a monster is now off the streets. this former handyman is charged we the murder of a recent drexel university grad student. what investigators are saying about his violent past. and a beautiful start to the weekend. temperatures nice low humidity sunny skies. we'll talk more about the weekend forecast and them steamy ahead. that's straight ahead. plus taking down a fixture of the camden skyline. demolition is starting today on a building that was hailed as an innovation when it went up 50 years ago. those stories and much more on
right now on nbc 10 news today, a philadelphia neighborhood is marking one year since a carjacking killed a mother and three children. how they will honor the lives lost. plus preparing for the pope. it calls for a lot of planning and today jobs for the event are officially up for grabs. we'll have the details on that job fair. and a super saturday ahead. get out and enjoy the sunshine and fairly comfortable temperatures today. as we take a live look at boathouse row before it turns hot and sticky again. good morning, everybody. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm ted greenberg. thanks for being with us. it's just about 9:00 on this saturday morning and our great weather streak continues today before the sticky stuff arrives. meteorologist michelle grossman
is in the first alert weather center. >> good morning. we love when it happens on the weekend too. a beautiful start to our weekend. lots of sunshine temperatures warmer than where we have been but still normal. low humidity is where this creeps up. we're look at blue skies right now. mostly sunny skies, grab the sun screen and sunglasses. temperatures mainly in the 70s. we were mainly the 60s this morning but everyone pretty much into the 70s. 71 in mt. pocono. 70 in in lancaster. 71 in philadelphia. 77 in wilmington. you are walking out to 77 degrees in wildwood. through the day we'll see the temperature rising into e the 80s. by 3:00, 86. up to 88 which should be the high for the day. 88 by this afternoon. but we're going to get only hotter over the next couple of days. warmer on sunday. and th