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welcome back. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris cato. for those who have been saying we need some rain. >> here it is. >> we are getting it. >> meteorologist bill henley is one of those saying we need some rain. >> we missed out on about 4 inches of rain the last month but steady rainfall right now. wilmington is getting a break from the heavy rain and also some thunderstorms. lower montgomery county moving past abington and oneg] lightni total strike there. you won't need the sunglasses but you will need an umbrella at times this afternoon. this afternoon, we will see heavier rainfall. the temperatures much lower today. really cooled down first thing this morning. 74 at 7:00. at 10:00, near 80. near 80-degree mark at 1:00 this afternoon. we will go through the forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. let's see how the roads are
faring with the wet weather with jessica boyington. >> a few accident scenes on the schuylkill expressway. clearing out of the way quickly but it's slippery driving and slow go right around girard avenue. drive times still doing okay. we still have a 14 minute trip from the blue route to the vine street expressway. eastbound lanes doing okay but you can see they are wet and rain actively falling and rain spraying out from underneath the cars as well. bordentown township accident scene on route 130 closing in bed at groveville road and a crash involving two tractor-trailers. take 295 to get around this area and green there and no problems. mass transit currently no problems or delays. let's talk about more about the accident in burlington county route 130 is shut down because of a crash involving two
tractor-trailers. nbc10's katy zachry is closer to the accident scene. what have you found out since we last talked to you? >> we are going to push in and give you the best shot we can from our farmer but my photographer walked up to the scene and we have video of a better angle of the scene. one tractor-trailer, the cab is completely mangled and really badly damaged. the other tractor-trailer that is pulled over with the accident, we aren't seeing as much significant damage. initially police told us one person was trapped but when i got on scene i was told that there are no reported injuries at this time. likely, the drivers have been taken to the hospital to gcheckd out for precautionary regions. if you're walking out the door taking route 130 near frofville road, you're going to want to find an alternate. you can take 295 and local roads
you can take around it.to want . you can take 295 and local roads you can take around it.going to alternate. you can take 295 and local roads you can take around it.road, yo find an alternate. you can take 295 and local roads you can take around it. between groveville road and hogville road, one lane has reopened around this accident scene. that happened within the last few seconds. fortunately traffic is able to snake by the accident scene on 130 near groveville road but if you wanted to get by it quickly, i recommend taking one of those at matter we told you about. in less than one minute, people looking to see pope france snatched up 10,000 free tickets. >> the tickets went online at 8:00 p.m. and gone in 30 seconds. earlier in the day it took just seven minutes for people to serve at 10,000 tickets for the festival of families on that
saturday which the pope will also app. this is the route he is taking. a second shorter parade will take place sunday on the parkway before mass. on the day that the independence hall tickets were told, after yesterday's tickets were gobbled up, they appeared for sale on the internet. these are free tickets that are being put up for sale by some of the people who got them. we found thome ebay and craigs list and some going 750 to the papal mass. check out what you can and cannot bring with you if you're headi ining down to the papal v. the roar to the shore motorcycle rally begins today. one of the largest gathering of motorcycle riders in the northeast and they will head to
wildwood between today and sunday where there will be live entertainment. today is the last day of the preliminary competitions of the miss america pageant in atlanta city. the winners accrue points toward their final standings at sunday's finale at boardwalk hall. the wait is finally over. the nfl season kicks off tonight on nbc10. steelers versus the patriots. the eagles fans have to wait a few more days. their season opener is monday night. plenty to keep us occupied until then. matt delucia is live at x finity this morning. later a kickoff party is taking place for the eagles? >> good thing it's indoors. >> reporter: out here, we had heavy downpours but now it has let up so maybe is that is good luck. it's good luck for the season. party is here later on tonight.
the eagles are not playing. it's the patriots and steelers. but count down to kickoff party starting at 6:30 here. the eagles cheerleaders unveil their new informs and at 8:00 a pep rally and eighths eagles alum night will be there. check out this video. a new hype video released by the team yesterday. it's called "time to work." narrated by former safety brian dawkins and the two minute video has 145,000 views on yoouutube. the eagles start monday night against atlanta. the first game at the linc is a week from sunday. hopefully no rain then.
the 2015 season kicks off tonight. tom brady and the new england patriots taking on the pittsburgh steelers. watch it here on nbc10. the game starts at 8:30. police detailed a sophisticated plot to steal your identity and ruin your credit. it's a crime that spans two local counties and police believe there could be more than a hundred victims. we will tell you how police say the alleged thief pulled it off and what you need to know to make sure your information is secure. rain is coming down this morning. we have seen some thunderstorms and those turn more likely this afternoon and it has brought the temperatures down. 71 degrees at 5:37. your neighborhood-by-neighborhood president clinton is just ahead.
morning. we have got some rain coming down in center city. a view from the comcast center. murky conditions and some spotty showers with some heavy downpours. northeast philadelphia reporting light rain. 73 degrees. humidity way up there. the temperatures five degrees cooler than yesterday. cooled by these showers. heavy downpours into new jersey. in parts of philadelphia. to the northeast, they are all moving to the northeast. you can see some light rain in between those heavier downpours and breaks in the rain. wilthed is getti wilmington is getting a break. on and off showers this morning. this afternoon, even more likely you'll need your umbrella. potential for heavy rain and all combined to keep temperatures in the 70s and low 70s at that for allentown, quaker town and reading. occasional showers and thunderstorms for doylestown, mt. holly up to 80 in the afternoon and 78 degrees at
trenton. mile we will see the temperatures peak around the noon time. already we have seen some scattered showers in cape may. it's going to be a mix of 70s and 80s in the philadelphia wi. the heavier rainfall this afternoon. it's been a while since you've had to use your windshield wipers on your way to work but you'll niece those today. >> jessica boyington has a look at the traffic update. >> 95 moving along nicely but not last for long. can you see starting to gather in a little bit of volume heading southbound into the center city area and brake lights up ahead as well. cameras around girard avenue and drive time 15-minute trip from wood haven road up toward the vine street expressway and i expect a jam earlier than normal
this morning with everybody back to school and work. blue route, no problems. township. sometime between two tractor-trailers. your best bet is take 295 which runs parallel to the scene. joining families whose lives were changed by the shootings at sandy hook, virginia tech, and charleston. tell you what the father of murdered victim alison parker is doing today to honor her memory.
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only one person has been injured at this point. a 20,000 reward is being afraid for any information that leads to an arrest. begun control takes centeró stage in the nation's capital today. >> rally is being held in washington. vai sikahema is live in our digital operations center. one of the journalists murdered live on tv is part in this more. >> alison parker's father is fighting for tougher gun laws. parker and ward were the latest victims of what is called a national epidemic. from sandy hook to the charleston church shooting, advocates say enough is enough. tod7eg plan to demand action from lawmakers. two virginia senators and virginia governor is expected to enter the advocacy group.
a credit card scheme has landed one man behind bars. police arrested this man torro and here is what led to that. a u.p.s. driver realized he was delivering too many credit cards in one neighborhood and thought someone was following him on his route. route. minutes later, police culled over torro in a vehicle that the u.p.s. driver had described to police. >> we had discovered u.p.s. packages that belonged to residents in that neighborhood. he had the tracking numbers when they were going to be delivered. >> officers say they intercepted 80,000 in fraudulent approved credit card and gift card. the fbi is now involved and they believe the case is connected to others in new jersey and new york. there are ways to make sure your identity is safe. get one free credit history report from each of the three major agencies. you can also pay for a service
that monitors your credit if you want. they will alert you when there is an entry in your credit file pr also mastercard is testing a new program called selfie pay. the program will allow card holders to verify online purchases using a selfie. the company has talked about a future free of having to remember passwords and simply using biometric scans or voice recognition to identify your identity. any castle county workers are being rewarded for sticking it out through some tough times. the county council has approved a onetime 750 bonus for any full-time county employee who has been on the job for at least 60 days. sunny didn't get a raise last year. the county was forced to face costs not expected. help arrived in sometime for dozens of firefighters about to lose their jobs in atlantic city. new jersey senators bob that nen
dez and corey booker and congressman announced a 25 million grant yesterday and designed to keep 85 firefighters on the job. those men and women were set to be laid off after four casinos in atlantic city closed last year. you might not realize it but atlantic city's board walked used to be longer than it is now. decades of storm damage taken its toll and some areas collapsed and now it's changing. diminution crews are removing unusable stretch of boardwalk along an inlet. the project mostly funded by the ferguson will add a protective sea wall and make the boardwalk whole again. in atlantic city the dilapidated building here is sitting vacant two years when a lending company bought the building and now investing $2 million to fix it up.
10 minutes before sic. we have a rainy start to the day. look at citizens bank park. showers and thunderstorms in the area. we have seen some heavy downpours but tapering off in south philadelphia but not everybody is seeing that tapering. dry in allentown. northeast philadelphia has light rainfall at 73. a thunderstorm just moving past the millville area. and the clouds low. the buildings, this is a view from the comcast center. it's in the clouds. why it just turned murky on us. the cloud will be here throughout the day. there is a thunderstorm in the millville area. not a lot of lightning. moving through portions of gloucester, camden and burlington counties, we have seen some isolated heavy downpours but tapering off in south philadelphia. trenton north of there is
heavier rainfall and moderate rain in the trenton area. thunderstorm activity in northeastern maryland and starting to settle down. we will see on and off showers this morning. but then this afternoon, that's when we could be in for our heaviest rainfall. spots of heavy downpours into the area. later afternoon hours into the evening commute heavier downpowers and by 8:00 this evening, we might get a break and would be great news for the phillies/cubs game.rs and by 8: evening, we might get a break and would be great news for the phillies/cubs game.and by 8:00 might get a break and would be great news for the phillies/cubs game.downpours and by 8:00 this evening, we might get a break and would be great news for the phillies/cubs game. haev heavy rainfall at times this afternoon. tomorrow, drying out. 65 in the morning and 85 the high temperature and breaks of sunshine on friday. we will see sunshine this
weekend, though, a chance of late day showers and thunderstorms and a possibility those will hold off until later saturday evening and into early sunday and drying out sunday afternoon and speaking of dry. sunny and nice. look at monday, tuesday, and wednesday. gorgeous weather ahead next week. >> bill, thanks. right now a wet ride to work. we are getting information about an accident on 295. >> jessica boyington is watching that. >> with the rainy conditions, things are popping up. west deptford township 295 northbound and approaching exit 22, right hand shoulder is closed. bordentown township route 130 northbound traffic getting through the area but accident between two tractor-trailers is pushed to the shoulder. best bet is take 295. the boulevard right around 17th
street you can see lots of wet roadways in the area. we have residual rain stuck on our cameras here. schuylkill expressway, no problem right now. the pope's visit is proving to be a major money maker for a lot of people in philadelphia. from merchandise and souvenirs to hotel rooms and housing. we will break down the economic impact at the world meeting of families and show you the must-have keepsake everyone is trying to get their hands on.
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>> the radioshonn wraps up this afternoon. give them a call if you can. one man's decision to pay it forward helped homeless veterans get some hot meals in camden. a nonprofit called people for the poor dished out food yesterday. the meals were prepared by a bee electrowhich recently held a contest for a thousand dollar gift certificate. well, oakland police officer brett mueller won that gift certificate. he's a veteran. he decided to give that money, a he decided to give that money, a thousand dollars, vets. the donation was about -- is enough money to feed about 100 people. how about that? >> a store inside the aramark talker and sells official memorabilia for the papal visit.
>> i'm just trying to sell the high quality products to as many as we can. >> that particular entrepreneur is not a part of the official merchandising but has created his own memorabilia. the official merchandise in the store goes towards the world meeting of family events and that includes pope dolls, t-shirts, mugs, rosaries and prayer cards. a hotel room will cost you a few hundred dollars during the papal visit. we have seen hotels charging up to $600 per night. we showed you several instances last week where people were trying to rent properties for on thousands of dollars. we have seen a lot of these properties and they are still listed on craigslist and one of the homes that this person was trying to rent was in
foreclosure. we confronted them about that and got that property taken down and someone trying to rent out their hotel weekend. >> thousands of coming to pray and thousands coming to prey. >> you're right. "nbc 10 news today" at 6:00 a.m. starts right now. we are following breaking news in burlington county where the northbound lanes of route 130 just reopened because of a tractor-trailer crash. we will tell you what the scene looks like right now. we are off to a rainy start this morning. we had video earlier on city avenue where the rain was coming down. the rain has stopped in some areas but not for long. meteorologist bill henley is tracking showers and thunderstorms this morning and later today. it is just about 6:00 a.m. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today,". i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema.
i look in the back seat of the car and didn't see my umbrella so ran back in the house to get it. bill, did i do the right thing? >> you did. interestingly enough 20 minutes ago this minute you would not have needed your umbrella. this is the 20 anniversary of this show so happy anniversary. >> wow! >> 20 years ago right now, "nbc 10 news today" premiered. that was a nice, dry day but not today. we are tracking showers and thunderstorms. heavy downpours have moved through philadelphia and a few spots on the radar screen moving into burlington county. the storms settling down in cecil county and northeastern maryland and moving back in the area but get a break from the rainfall. trenton, steady light rainy and northern burlington county rain is steady right now. breaks in the morning hours. break from the heat. 90s long gone. we have dropped into the six a