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important gop event this the weekend. his latest controversial comments that some say truly crosses the line. get ready for a beautiful weekend. sun is shining, clouds are clearing. looks picture perfect out there. may be august but conditions will be comfortable. the temperature's in the 80s. nice not to see a 90 degree forecast out there. it's 8:30 on this saturday. meteorologist michelle grossman has the good news for anybody who has planned activities outside this weekend. hey, michelle. >> hey there, rosemary. looking perfect today, also tomorrow. whatever you need to do outdoors, do it. looks good, especially for august. temperatures are warm but not hot. we're not looking at a lot of humidity. winds are light, the beaches we'll see breezy conditions. here's a live look outside. we have blue skies, really beautiful day. we'll have a beautiful weekend overall. temperatures are comfortable around the area, even cool to the north and west right now. 64 in allentown, 65 in
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mt. pocono, 65 in lancaster, 70 in millville. along the coast of new jersey we're looking at temperatures in the upper 60s, low 70s, 70 in mild woo wildwood, 72 in dover. looks like we can keep the windows open again today. sunshine across the airea. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. by 10:00, 77, lunch time 81 degrees and by 3:00 p.m., up to 84. right around 85 this afternoon. that's a couple degrees below what is typical for this time of year. beautiful today, beautiful again on sunday. we'll talk more about that and also talk about showers during the workweek. a man thought to be sleeping in a backyard turned out to be dead. nbc 10 was on the scene on oakford street in grays ferry. philadelphia police tell us the man's sister who noticed him in her backyard believed he was
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sleeping. she called 911. when officers arrived, they realized he had been stabbed to death. the man is in his 40s. in philadelphia's mayfair neighborhood, police say a man was killed while trying to help out a driver. according to authorities, a man saw a car driving the wrong direction on revere street. he yelled to try to alert the driver. the car stopped, a passenger jumped out and stabbed the man. officers are searching for that driver and passenger. pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane is expected to surrender this afternoon to face criminal charges. nbc 10's jesse gary is live outside of the montgomery county courthouse in norristown to explain what's behind the charges and what's next. jesse, fill us in. >> reporter: according to the montgomery county d.a., this was conducted by the attorney general. kathleen kane will have to answer to her charges.
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she'll be arraigned by a district judge by video conference at 2:00 this afternoon. she's charged with seeking secret grand jury testimony. some say kane was angry of a newspaper article critical of her decision not to file charges in another case involving severalç lawmakers. >> to secretly confident investigative information and secret grand jury materials. she lied repeatedly about her own actions, about the law and about other matters simply to support her version of events. >> reporter: the suit alleges the a.g. used her position and staff to carry out her alleged plot. they will not resign, she's said. she said more in a statement. you'll hear what she has to say coming up and possible remedies if she decides she doesn't want to go and the people want her to go. that's coming up in the next 30
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minutes. live in norristown, montgomery county, jesse gary, nbc 10 news. now to decision 2016. a republican forum going on this weekend in atlanta has dumped donald trump. the gop presidential front-runner was scheduled to speak at the conservative gathering. organizers rescinded their invitation after trump made what some consider to be sexist comments about fox news debate moderator megyn kelly. trump unleashed reaction on interviews and on twitter to kelly's questions during thursday night's republican debate. event organizers in atlanta say kelly may replace trump as a speaker. in other news back in our area, irving fryar faces up to ten years in prison after he was convicted in a mortgage scam. yesterday a jury found him, along with his mother, guilty of conspiracy and theft by deception. prosecutors claim they masterminded a bank and mortgage fraud scheme in burlington
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county. fryar played 17 seasons in the nfl, including three for the eagles. sentencing is set for october. a scare in the air stopped a flight out of philadelphia from getting very far last night. we have video from inside that plane. take a look. a passenger sent us these images of sparks coming from the wing of an american airlines flight. the plane was flying from philadelphia to seattle. skyforce 10 was over the scene as the airbus 320 jet landed back at philly international after just 40 minutes in the air. 145 passengers were on board. nobody was hurt and the passengers were able to make it on another flight. federal authorities are now investigating. this morning, philadelphia police continue their search for two men who shot and robbed a bakery store owner. we first brought you this story as breaking news yesterday morning. it happened at best cake kosher bakery in haverford and city avenues in philadelphia's overbrook neighborhood. police say the woman was opening
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the shop around 6:00 yesterday morning when robbers shot her in the neck. right now she's in critical but stable condition. turns out this was the second time the bakery owner was robbed in just the past week. last friday, she fought off her attackers. her regular customers are sat saddened and in disbelief. >> it's devastating for us. it's devastating for the community. these things do not happen in overbrook park. they do not. and they will not. >> investigators tell us that surveillance cameras at the scene were pointed in the opposite direction. so they need witnesses to come forward to help the investigation. police have new clues in the case of an 11-year-old delaware county boy who went missing and was later found dead in darby creek. a tip call led them to an area off of glennmore avenue in glenolden yesterday. there they found laquan lattimore's bike and backpack, his clothes were inside the bag. lattimore's body was found in the creek wednesday çafternoon.
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before that, he was last seen riding his bike on monday in folcroft. the medical examiner ruled his death an accidental drowning but the boy's family wants more answers about what led up to his death. some trouble on the rails to report. patco says it's found a part defect that's been causing trains to suddenly stop. officials say it happened dozens of times from may to july, causing operators to transfer passengers on to other trains or even on to buses, traveling between philly and south jersey. patco's general manager tells "the courier post" that the problem is in the brake pads of older cars. he also says that the agency is working on some temporary solutions. patco is in the process of upgrading its older cars. you may remember back in may they rolled out six refurbished cars to help give commuters a more comfortable and state-of-the-art ride. the rebuilt cars also have several updated safety features.
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as we prepare for the pope, we are taking a closer look at security for the papal visit. here's a live view of the ben franklin bridge which we've told you will be closed to cars during the visit next month. and now the secret service is clearing the air about some rumors involving the bridge closure. the agency says there will be security on the ben but no checkpoints, no airport-style searches and no metal detectors for those walking across the bridge from camden into philadelphia for the papal weekend in late september. >> you can't get every person out if there's going to be that volume of people. that's not plausible. >> as for center city, the secret service says the agency will provide a list of items that you will not be allowed to bring with you into the secure zone. when that list comes out, we will pass it along and let you know. meanwhile, septa is getting ready to hold a second lottery for special rail passes for the papal visit. the lottery will be on wednesday. it will be the same system septa
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used for regional rail passes. the passes now up for grabs are for the norristown high-speed line and trolley routes 101 and 102. septa will notify the winners by e-mail next friday. be sure to check out the nbc 10 news app for complete information of all the transportation plans for the papal visit. you'll also find the pope's itinerary with specific locations where you can see him while he's in philadelphia. spider-man was harassing a lady and her child, telling her to give him tips. >> his spidey senses may be off. we'll tell you why some folks say the beloved superhero is now a villain. plus, saving a stranded dolphin. this little guy has been stuck in a new jersey river for days. spectators love it. today, rescuers will give it another shot to get the animal out to sea.
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in north jersey, marine rescuers will try again today to move a stranded dolphin from a shallow river into deeper waters. somebody spotted the mammal swimming in the river. we want that the dolphin to get back to sea but the spectators out there by the river are loving this. >> it's but full, that river is so beautiful, humongous also. you want to be on the river, the lake, the ocean we have a rip current risk. any water today would be awesome. we are looking at a beautiful day. comfortable temperatures, beautiful by this afternoon, 73 degrees. 68 degrees in wrightstown, 71 in wilmington, 71 in horsham. to the north and west, we're mainly looking at the 60s and 70s. refreshing, 64 in allentown, 65 in lancaster, 65 in codesvilate. 69 at the atlantic city airport, 70 in millville.
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i'm picturing coffee, maybe a bagel outdoors right now. by this afternoon, low humidity, warm but not hot. we'll talk more about today's forecast. a beautiful end to the week, too. >> 8:42 on this saturday morning. a deadly typhoon batters taiwan and millions are in its path. at least six people are dead. the forecasters say the storm is headed right toward the mainland of china.
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new this morning, a powerful typhoon is barreling toward mainland china after hitting
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taiwan with winds reaching 225 miles an hour. the storm killed at least six people in taiwan and injured dozens more. fallen trees and debris now cover the streets. more than 3 million homes are without electricity. back here in the u.s., in northern california, fire crews say they now have the destructive rocky fire 50% contained. over the last two weeks, the wildfire has destroyed dozens of homes and forced thousands of people to evacuate. fire officials say diminishing winds and water dropping helicopters are helping crews to quench the flames. president obama says wildfires out west are getting worse, mainly because of climate change. the president made those remarks -- made that comment yesterday while he was signing a conservation bill at the white house. he said global warming is sparking a longer and more intense wildfire season. >> one of the things we're trying to work on with congress is making sure we are able to properly fund firefighting efforts. but also that we're engaged in
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the conservation planning to ensure that we're preventing fires from happening in the first place. >> dry conditions have certainly added fuel to the wildfires in california, montana, arizona and washington state. let's head to colorado where the con victimed killer of the movie theater massacre will spend the rest of his life in prison without parole. >> we the jury do not have a unanimous final sentencing verdict on this count. we the jury understand that as a result the court will impose a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on this count. >> as you just heard, the jury failed to reach a unanimous decision on whether james holmes would get the death penalty. because of that lack of agreement, a judge sentenced holmes to life in prison that hearing will happen later this month. holmes killed 12 and injured 70
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others in the attack. prosecutors argued during his trial he methodically planned the massacre and deserved the death penalty. defense lawyers blame the assault on mental illness. the family of a race car driver struck and killed by nascar star tony stewart is now suing him for wrongful death. the lawsuit accuses stewart of gross negligence. it alleges that stewart sped up and put his car into a skid before hitting kevin ward jr. the deadly crash happened last year at a dirt track event in upstate new york. ward was walking on the track under a caution flag. the grand jury decided not to indict stewart, calling it an accident. the estate of bobbi kristina brown is suing her boyfriend for wrongful death. lawyers filed an amended lawsuit accusing nick gordon of giving her a toxic cocktail and putting her face down in water. brown, the daughter of whitney houston died in hospice care last month. about six months after she was found unresponsive in a bathtub
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in her atlanta home. gordon has not been criminally charged. talking about this week's wednesday's child. he's an adorable little boy with a sweet personality. he's always on the move. he's hoping to find a forever family to love and support him. meet ronnie. >> right there. >> slam dunk. >> slam dunk. >> 5-year-old ronnie is a bright and energetic young man who just loves cars and trucks. he has a creative imagination, mixed with a fun-loving personality. we headed to a place where we could put it all to good use, diggerland in west berlin, new jersey. he had a blast digging right in and even had a chance to take to the open road. >> ronnie loves to play with cars. that's his favorite thing, match box cars, any kind of cars. >> he enjoyed trying out the heavy equipment. and his favorite part? >> my favorite part is that we did everything.
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>> your favorite part was that we did everything? >> yes. >> the ideal family would be able to support and guide ronnie throughout his life. >> the ideal family for ronnie would be an experienced family that's parented before that has older kids, teenagers or kids that have already left the home so he would do best as an only child or youngest child in the home. >> reporter: he is ready to share his big heart with a forever family. >> ronnie would bring so much to a family. he's energetic, loves to be active, do things in the community. i think he would really offer a sense of humor to a family. he's very funny, very talkative and loves to just learn and meet new people. >> reporter: diggerland! ronnie is this week's wednesday's child. if you'd like to help ronnie's dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child sponsored by the dave thomas foundation, go to our website, nbc10.com and search wednesday's child. you can also call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> all right. looking at a beautiful weekend. it's a beautiful start to your saturday. we'll have a nice day today and on sunday. another weekend winner. enjoy it because we'll probably have changes soon. we're looking at middle of august and it's comfortable right now. we're in the 80s. super saturday in store whether you're out for breakfast, lunch or dinner, looking good all day long. looking to be a nice night, too. a rip current risk out there at the beaches. be careful if you're jumping in the ocean and you feel like you're caught up in a rip current and you want to stay parallel to the shore. we'll wake up to a nice sunday as well. 73 in philadelphia, winds out of northeast at 10 miles per hour. that northeasterly flow keeping the humidity levels down. to the north and west, cool in many spots. 64 in allentown, 65 in mt. pocono, the hot spot, philadelphia, 73. and temperatures in the 60s and 70s to the south and east.
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7 in glassboro, 69 in atlantic city. a beautiful start to the day. here's a live view, a beautiful shot from our adventure aquarium camera looking over at center city. future weather, high pressure in control, keeping us nice and quiet. keeping the temperatures warm, keeping the low humidity and keeping that sunshine in place. by 11:00, more cloud cover to the north and west. we are dry tonight. we wake up dry with sunshine on sunday morning. things change a little bit in the afternoon. overall we are nice. we are tracking a chance for a few showers to the north and west in parts of the poconos and maybe the lehigh valley on sundav3 we're looking at isolated showers. today, 83 to 86, sunny and warm temperatures. around 858 in philadelphia. 2 degrees below what is typical for this time of year. mostly sunny on sunday, 86. monday, cloud cover, chance for showers and storms, 85. better chance for showers and storms on tuesday. more clouds, 82. look at thursday, so nice.
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breezy on friday but still sunshine and 86. still ahead, this isn't the your average pampered pooch. she may look like it but she's a real life saver. how the hero up. helped her owner to safety not once but twice.
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this is nbc 10 news. going out for a saturday drive. you may notice more people selling items along the side of the road or outside their houses. more than usual. that's because it is national garage sale day. the overall average price of a garage sale item is a mere 85 cents. but get this, according to the website statisticbrain.com, a u.s. garage sale's -- u.s. garage sales generate about $4 million each week.
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this is a good one. only on 10. a blind woman whose house caught on fire is alive this morning, thanks to her dog calling 911.ç >> give me a kiss. >> nbc 10 was there last night when maria colon reunited with her service dog yolanda. on wednesday, colon woke up to find her house in holmesburg on fire. she yelled the word "danger." that's when yolanda sprung into action, pressing a preset emergency call button on the phone. >> i said oh, my lord, she called the police. >> she takes care of you. >> yes, we take care of each other. i'm her mommy and she loves me too much. >> she loves you? >> i know she loves me. >> colon was not hurt. she told nbc 10's george spencer that yolanda is doing okay as well. penn veterinary hospital had to treat her for only minor injuries.
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this was not the first time yolanda was a hero to her owner. you may recall our story two years ago about yolanda helping to save maria colon from burglars. the service dog chased two intruders out of the house. colon stumbled and fell before calling 911. help arrived thanks to a determined owner and her faithful pet. 8:56. 73 degrees outside. still ahead on nbc 10 news today. pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane is expected to surrender to authorities in just a few hours from now. jesse gary is live in montgomery county with the details. jesse? >> reporter: rosemary, the a.d. says she'll fight the charges. she'll get her day in court on the fifth floor of this building starting at 1:30 this afternoon. that's where she'll be processed. the story coming up right after the break. lots of sunshine across the area. we'll keep the sunshine in place. here's a live look outside. down at the beach with our cape may camera. breezy at the beaches with winds
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out of the northeast. we'll talk more about that and your city forecast, coming up.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> right now on nbc 10 news today, pick pockets are preying on women across the area in
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local bars and restaurants. what you can do to prevent yourself from becoming their next target. spider-man in action. but is he the hero or the villain in this case? apparently there are two sides to this story. we'll explain, coming up. we are in for a weekend beauty. not a cloud in the sky as we take a live look at center city. temperatures will rise well into the 80s thanks to plenty of sunshine. good morning, welcome back to nbc 10 news today, i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this saturday. let's get a check of the weekend weather with meteorologist michelle grossman. michelle, for the first time, in a long time, it's calm and quiet out there. >> we love that, especially on a weekend. for the first time in a long time we're not talking about 90s on the weekend. that's good news. mid-80s for this afternoon and low humidity. a comfortable day. here's a live look outside. we're looking at just a few clouds outside, lots of sunshine
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all throughout today. temperatures comfortable, most have made it to the 70 degrees mark or above. 70 in allentown and lancaster. 74 in philadelphia. temperatures in the mid-70s withs. we'll keep the sunshine in place all day long so enjoy that, grab the sunglasses as you head out this morning, you'll want them. 10:00, 77. lunch time possibly outdoors, mostly sunny, 81 degrees looking really nice. by 3:00, mostly sunny, 84. it's a beautiful day today. we'll end the weekend just as nice. we'll talk more about showers and storms next week, coming up. new from overnight, philadelphia police are searching for two people following a deadly stabbing. according to authorities, a man saw a car driving the wrong direction on revere street in
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philadelphia's mayfair neighborhood. he yelled to try to alert the driver. the car stopped and police say that's when a passenger jumped out and stabbed the man, left him for dead. police are now trying to locate the driver and the passenger. a teenage boy shot in trenton is in critical condition this morning. this shooting happened around 1:00 this morning on monmouth street. the victim suffered a chest wound. we're working to get more information from police. as soon as we have an update, we'll pass it along. today pennsylvania's top cop will find herself on the other side of theç law. attorney general kathleen kane is expected to surrender to the montgomery county district attorney's office to face charges, allegations that she leaked grand jury testimony. nbc 10's jesse gary is live outside of the montgomery county courthouse in norristown. jesse, what does the attorney general have to say about these charges? >> she said she is not guilty and she's going to fight the charges. remember, she's elected to this
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position. there have been calls for her to resign her position which she says she is not going to do. what can happen? how can she be removed from office? that would have to come from the pennsylvania state senate, first in the judiciary committee and then it would have to pass through the committee to the full senate where a simple majority vote is needed. we've done some digging around and making some calls. we're finding there is no will, at least right now, political will, to engage in that kind of fight to force the a.g. out of her job. let's take a look at our video. attorney general kane is challencharged with breaking the law by leaking secret grand jury testimony in an attempt to embarrass two of her former staffers. a newspaper article provided the motivation for the revenge plot. that's according to the montgomery county district attorney. >> she lied repeatedly about her own actions, about the law and about other matters simply to support her version of events. >> reporter: in response, kathleen kane released a
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statement says that i intend to defend myself vigorously against these charges. i look forward to the opportunity to present my case in a public courtroom. that opportunity comes this afternoon when she surrenders to the detective's bureau on the fifth floor of this building. a collegeville district judge will arraign here via video conference. the whole process should take about ten minutes. we'll have full, complete coverage all day on air and online as well as your mobile devices. keep your phone handy. live in norristown, jesse gary, nbc 10 news. a scare in the air. we have video from inside the plane. the passenger sent us these images of sparks coming from the wing of an american airlines flight. the plane was flying from philadelphia to seattle. skyforce 10 as you can see was over the scene as the airbus 320 jet landed back at philly international. it was only in the air for about 40 minutes. 145 passengers were on board. nobody was hurt and the passengers were able to make it
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on to another flight. federal authorities are now investigating. in montgomery county, this restaurant is the focus of a pick pocket investigation. security video shows two men appearing to rip off unsuspecting customers at the bar. police say the two men appeared to steal from businesses in philadelphia and the suburbs last month. we showed the video to some women in the area yesterday and most who saw it admit they don't always pay attention to valuables in public places. >> that is horrible. >> absolutely horrible. >> i would probably do the same thing. i'm sitting and talking and not paying attention. >> they're warning you not to place your bags or purses along the chair backs or on the floor where you can't see them. if you know who these men are, please would like to hear from you. more than 100 people being held on drug charges will go
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free. this after a philadelphia judge overturned conviction s tainted by allegations of police corruption. six officers in philadelphia went to trialç for corruption. a jury acquitted them earlier this year. any evidence of corruption can be used in court subsequently by any suspects the officers arrested. an assistant defender at the defender association of philadelphia tells nbc 10 he's filed 1,400 petitions asking for new trials for suspects convicted in drug cases involving those six officers who were charged but later cleared. so far, 158 of those drug convictions have been tossed out. this is the largest single dismissal of drug convictions in philadelphia history. it brings the total number in the scandal to more than 500. a ymca child care center in berks county is shut down as the state is investigating whether kids were in danger there. here's what we know.
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an automated message at the y berkshire center in wyomissing says the center is no longer providing child care. officials from the state department of human services issued aan emergency removal order earlier in the week. the order resulted from a complaint but did not elaborate. in a statement, they say several violations involving incompetentence, negligence and misconduct. a town hall in new jersey has turned into a cat house and no one's complaining. >> some of our residents come in and specifically ask for him. >> i'm ted greenberg with a pet who's gained popularity because of where he chooses to spend his days. speaking of cats, this pretty pride of lions has a famous mother. we'll tell you who they belong to after the break.
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this week a tour group in zimbabwe spotted lion cubs who are believed to be descendants from cecil. some feared the cubs would not survive because lions have a complicated social structure when one male is killed, another might overthrow the pride and kill the cubs. a local tour operator insists his group spotted three lionesses and seven cubs on tuesday. the man was harassing a lady and her child and he was telling
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her to give him tips. >> his spidey senses may be off a bit. we'll tell you why some folks are saying this beloved superhero is now a villain. that's next. ♪
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i am never getting married. never. psssssh. guaranteed. you picked a beautiful ring. thank you. we're never having kids. mmm-mmm. breathe. i love it here. we are never moving to the suburbs. we are never getting one of those (minivan). we are never having another kid. i'm pregnant. i am never letting go. for all the nevers in life, state farm is there.
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hero or villain? the cell phone video of a brawl involving a times square spider-man is raising that very question. witnesses say this fight all started when a man began
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heckling spidey and the masked man simply snapped. the guy on receiving end of spider-man's punches tells a much different story. >> spider-man was harassing a lady and her child, telling her to give him tips and the lady said no. and then he struck the lady -- no, he yelled at the lady and then i just went up to him, said, yo, why do you want to do that to a female? do it to me. >> this is the latest in a string of incidents involving costumed characters in times square. officials are calling for tough regulations for the characters after tourists have been reported being bothered for tips or actually harassed. in new york today, health crews will begin testing all the cooling towers in the bronx in an attempt to cut off a deadly outbreak of legionnaires disease. mist from cooling systems like this one have been linked to the outbreak. all of them will be tested within the next two weeks and decontaminated if necessary. the centers for disease control
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and state officials have sent staff to help with the massive task. >> we need every department at every level of government to assist. >> so far, 101 people have been infected and 10 people have died. all right. talking sports now, the phils' the phils belted four solo home runs to complete a comeback win in san diego. the game went into extra innings and cameron rupp hit a leadoff home run in the 12th to give them the lead. phils win, 4-3. this is their 14th win in 19 games sin the all-star break. the phillies continue the west coast road trip tonight against the padres. first pitch is 8:40. here's john clark. former eagles quarterback
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nick foles just got guaranteed money with the rams. he signs a two-year contract extension that will pay him $24 million in addition to this year. that's almost 14 million guaranteed. the birds have been trying to get a deal done with sam bradford. but sam may pass for now. sam says his knee has been feeling great after the five practices he's gone through. he's trying to get his timing down again. he hasn't played a real game in almost two years. so the first preseason game in eight days will be real big for him. >> it's crazy. it seems like just yesterday that i was in cleveland walking to the locker room. i thought this day would never come. here we are, a little over a week away. get out there and play real football. that's always exciting. until i'm able to get hit, you pocket breaks down, you have to make a hard hitch up and then scramble. i've been put in a few of those situations so far and i feel like my knee's held its own. >> that's good to hear. on the other side of the ball, the eagles defense have given up
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the most passing yards over the last two seasons. so the birds let go four key defensive backs. they have a new secondary coach. safety malcolm jenkins, the only starter left in the secondary from last season. he says the defense rigjt now s already better than last year's unit. >> there's always growing pains bringing in new guys. i think we're further ahead than we planned to be at this point. last year we weren't always on the same page as to how we saw different things. different rooms saw it different ways. i think collectively everybody sees the playbook and sees our scheme the same exact way. >> and it is a new chapter this year. nbc 10 is your official eagles station. we'll have pregame and postgame shows for all of the preseason games. the preseason opener is sunday, august 16th, coverage starts right here on nbc 10 at 12:30. i'm john clark from comcast sports net. have yourselves a great weekend.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we're going to have a great weekend weatherwise. looking really nice. we're looking at sunshine today, warm but not hot and low humidity. weather headlines, a super saturday once again. i feel like we keep saying that. we had a nice weekend last weekend, the weekend before. we're going to do it again. a weekend winner once again. the only problem we're looking at, a rip current risk at the beaches. keep that in mean. a nice night for your saturday night plans. 747 right now in philadelphia, mostly sunny skies. lots of sunshine, temperatures mainly in the 70s to the north. 07 in allentown, 71 in pottstown. still 67 in mt. pocono, 72 in glassboro and 73 in atlantic city. temperatures feel comfortable. it will be warm, not hot. looking great outside from our adventure aquarium camera. future weather, high pressure in control keeping us very nice today. we're looking at low humidity and it could be a lot worse for august.
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tonight for your saturday night plans, looking great as well. mostly clear skies. nothing to worry about in terms of precipitation tonight. sunday, things change a little bit. nice again for the most part. we have the chance for late-day showers, maybe a storm in the poconos, parts of the lehigh valley. that would be about it. we have more chances for storms on monday. today in the poconos, 78 degrees, pretty picture perfect. 79 on sunday, those isolated chances for late storms. it will be breezy with an onshore flow, 80 degrees. winds not quite as strong on sunday. enjoy sunday. that will be the better of the two days. today is still pretty nice. we'll just have a breeze in place and risk for rip currents. 85 today, by sunday, mostly sunny, 86 degrees. monday, that's where we change a little bit. more cloud cover, mostly cloudy, chance for storms, tuesday, cloudy skies, showers and storms. a better chance for seeing the storms as opposed to monday, 82. wednesday we'll bring back
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sunshine, partly sunny and warm, 85. low humidity, thursday nice mostly sunny 85 and looking great on friday. breezy with winds anywhere from 10 to 20 miles per hour. otherwise, mostly sunny. we'll be right back.
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in cape may county, a cat adopted from a local shelter has attracted quite a fan club. as nbc 10 jersey shore bureau reporter ted greenberg shows is us, it's because of where he prefers to spend his days. >> reporter: his day begins with a short commute just before 8:00 a.m. >> he follows me right to the door. >> reporter: the door of the middle township municipal building. >> he actually will sit and head butt the door until someone lets him in. >> reporter: he is courthouse, a cat named for the cape may courthouse section of this community.
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>> just about everybody knows him. >> reporter: for more than a year -- >> he first has breakfast in the tax assessor's office. >> reporter: he's chosen to spend business hours -- >> he'll get in amongst all the paperwork. >> reporter: pitching in or roaming around town hall. >> he's in charge around here. >> he'll go to our municipal court, sit up on the bench with the judge. >> reporter: what happens if you need to use that calendar? >> i'll find something else to do rather than make him move. >> reporter: normally i would think only service animals are allowed inside. >> correct, yes. he's been welcomed by the governing body. he's like a mascot. >> reporter: courthouse does have a home right across the street. >> he's a community cat. we created a facebook page for him. he has more friends than my wife and i combined. >> reporter: michael cronyn and his family adopted the 4-year-old feline and his sister who prefers staying closer to home a couple years ago from the cape may county animal shelter. >> it's the right thing to do. the shelter takes such good care of these animals. >> reporter: i asked the folks if they are worried about
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courthouse getting hit by a car. they told me, he seems to know what he's doing. >> i swear he looks both ways before he crosses. we think there's somebody in there. because he just really seems to know what's going on. >> reporter: of course, courthouse can't last eight hours without catching some cat naps. and he definitely doesn't look forward to 4:00 p.m. >> at the end of the day he doesn't like being kicked out. >> reporter: courthouse soon heads home for the night and unlike most of us, this guy is happiest when it's not the weekend. ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. >> we love it when it's the weekend here. we are joined by somebody from the spca. today it is sheila curtain. thanks for being with us. >> you're welcome. >> and a pet comes along as well. this is sabina. she's looking for a home. >> she sure is. she's the queen of the shelter. she's known and loved by everybody there, the volunteers like myself and the staff. one of the reasons is she's been
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there quite a long time, about two years. we're really looking for a home for her. she's easy to handle. she's housebroken. she's good with people, dogs. we think cats as well. she has something called separation anxiety believe it or not. >> i don't know if you can hear this through my microphone. she's banging her tailback and forth between the two chairs. she's coming closer to you, sheila. >> she loves people and wants to be with her people all the time. we're looking for somebody who is at home most of the time, somebody retired or somebody who works from home would be a perfect parent for sabina. >> two events are happening this weekend for the spac. you'll talk about the one haing at pet smart tomorrow. >> that's happening from 12:00 to 3:00 at pet smart on buffingen to avenue. >> tomorrow at pet smart on
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bustleton avenue. if you are looking to take sabina home, come to the event tomorrow on bustleton avenue. good girl. next weekend, big event. we're partnering with the pennsylvania spca and many other shelters in our area to clear the shelters here's the deal. adoption fees will be lower at local shelters to help pets find homes. there are a lot of ways you can help out. first join the conversation, raise awareness by sharing the event on social media. use the hash tag clear the shelters. you've probably seen a lot of tweets from us. come out on saturday, august 15th we'd love to see you there. for more information, click on the nbc 10 news app. before we leave you, we get one last check of the weather from first alert meteorologist michelle grossman. >> it's a beauty as we head throughout our saturday into saturday night. lots of sunshine, temperatures
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comfortable right now, mainly in the 70s, low 70s we're looking at mostly sunny skies. here's a live view outside. we're looking at 85 degrees on saturday, 86 on sunday. more clouds and cloudy with showers on tuesday before we bring back the sunshine wednesday, thursday and friday. overall, really good-looking seven-day forecast. rosema rosemary? >> that will do it for us. see you tomorrow. have a good one. this is "open house."
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