tv NBC10 News Today at 430am NBC October 6, 2015 4:30am-5:01am EDT
we continue to follow breaking news in southwest philadelphia. right now two police officers are injured after their pa central car crashed. check out these photos after an amtrak train derailed. how it happened and the train's connection to this area. >> it's a cool, crisp start to the day. we will warm into the mid 70s. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today, i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm chris cato. bill, it looks like it's going to warm up nicely. >> yes, if you say the leaves are changing color, i'll go with it i can't see. it is chilly to start with. the temperatures have come down.
it's a degree cooler in philadelphia. most of the area is chillier than that. look at the 40s direction in pottstown. and 44 in allentown this morning. a cool start, but we will eventually get sun and then we will verify the leaf colors. just a light breeze at noontime with bright sunshine, it will warm up to 67, on our way to the 70s this afternoon. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast coming up. >> we're looking at 422 right now. smooth sailing around trooper road. it wraps around eastbound where the taillights are going toward the schuylkill express way. that is typically where we see the delay. if you're heading out the door
in new jersey, a few things you need to know about. two lanes are being blocked until about 6:00 a.m. this is ongoing construction here between airport circle. and 492 freeway northbound off ramp 295 northbound, that ramp is closed for overnight construction. we'll have updates on these and more cameras in the philadelphia area when i come back in the next ten. a overnight crash sent two philadelphia police officers to the hospital, katy zachri is live on scene, what do you know? >> they're vehicle behind me is pretty badly damaged. we're not far from the philadelphia international airport. you see this is a single vehicle crash. the police suv was headed down on bartem avenue, and lost
control for some reason. accident investigators on scene are not sure yet, or at least not disclosing to us if there was a mechanical failure with the car or if it was driver error. we know a police officer assigned to the 12th district was driving the vehicle. he is in his late 30s and he suffered neck and back injuries. and his partner in the front seat was in her early 40s and suffered a broken leg. you can see front end damage is pretty extensive. the suv slammed into a tree. the windshield is broken in multiple places. both air bags are deployed. at this time there are no witnesses to this crash. accident investigators are out here. they're taking note of how fast the vehicle was going and they're looking at nearby
businesses in an industrial area to see if there are any surveillance cameras that can show what happened. initially when police got here, they were too shaken up and they could not relay what happened but police plan to get that information from them at the hospital sometime this morning. that's the latest live in southwest philadelphia. 4:35 now. finally home, passengers on an amtrak train that derailed in vermont yesterday arrived nifl last night. dozens finally got to the 30th street station. it derailed when it apparently hit rocks on the track in vermont. seven passengers were injured, one seriously. one passenger on board found the conductor after the accident. >> i put him on my back, and he
held on to my neck like this and i told him to just hold on and balance yourself, you know, stay in line so i can get us out of here. >> vermont's governor ruled out terrorism and speed. he said it was an act of nature. of course philadelphia all too familiar with amtrak derailments. investigators are still looking into the derailment in a happened in may. authorities say the train was going more than twice the legal speed limit on that curve when it crashed in richmond. a top lawyer in kathleen cane's office is filing a lawsuit. kane's office says the firing was part of a restructuring. barker wants his job back, damages, and legal costs paid.
a woman charged with kidnapping and sexually assaulting a girl has been sentenced. last year, a jury convicted her of abducting and sexually assaulting the child, kidnapping the girl. he is was found at a playground the next morning. he is apologized in court yesterday during her sentencing. the woman accused of keeping mentally di mentally disabled adults locked in her basement. they say he is wants a competency hearing to evaluate her mental health. he is agreed to accept a life term in a deal that would spare her from the death penalty. police found four adults chained in her basement in 2011.
he kidnapped them and held them prisoner to he is could steal their social security money. if you live in montgomery county you can get a free flu shot today. the cdc recommends that everyone six months and older get a flu shot. and there will be a ground breaking in seaford today for a state housing development. the ground is part of a program designed to rethat bill state neighborhoods. some people call it an unholey act. >> this guy in big trouble for impersonating a priest. what the feds say he did that nearly cost a philadelphia church $200,000. will he or won't rerun? that's what everyone wants to
know about vice president joe biden. we may know by this weekend. >> it is 4:38, and some nice changes ahead. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when we come back. so we made fluzone high-dose vaccine... for people 65+. with a high high higher dose of antigen... it's significantly more effective than fluzone vaccine in preventing flu. fluzone high-dose vaccine is approved for people 65 and older. it's not for anyone who's had a severe allergic reaction to any vaccine component, including eggs, egg products, or to a prior dose of any flu vaccine. tell your doctor if you've ever had guillain-barré syndrome. side effects include pain swelling and redness at the injection site; muscle aches, fatigue, headache and fever. other side effects may occur. if you have other symptoms or problems following vaccination,
20 minutes before 5:00. a cool start to the morning today. you may need a jacket to start, but sun glasses for the rest of the day. north northwesterly winds barely moving. calm, weather extends to strange city through mt. holly and into allentown. not much in the way of wind and zero activity on the radar screen until we get to the end of the week.
sunshine and scattered showers. brilliant sunshine, abbington, all into the 70s. the jersey shore is right in the low 70s with lots of sunshine today. a little cooler for rehoboth beach. philadelphia, 74, 73 in berlin, new jersey. there is some warmer weather ahead before we get those late week showers, the seven-day forecast, and the details when we come back in ten minutes. >> it's about 20 minutes until 5:00. time to check the roads and see if there is anything we need to watch for. >> where is it, jessica? >> there was a lot of flashing rights a few moments ago and a road closure here. it is hard to tell now if it is
ongoing construction or an accident scene. either way something to look out for. they're blocking off roadways here and there is crew in the area. we'll have updates for you on that and more details to come. also watch out in philadelphia, p bartram heavy blocked. you can take 95 or lindbergh boulevard to get past it. we'll have drive times when i come back. a philadelphia church almost lost $183,000. >> almost because police say this man right here. wait until you hear the stunt he pulled to almost get away with that church's money. >> also next, want to keep your salary a secret, be careful how you tweet. there is now a connection between your 140 characters and what you make.
a quarter to 5:00 right now. the white house says a series of investigations are under way after a deadly bombing in afghanistan. it killed at least 22 people including doctors and passions. they're helping afghans retake the city from the taliban. the pentagon first said that u.s. troops were in danger. then changed the story saying afghan forces were under fire. doctors without borders that runs the hospital calls it a war crime. >> hospitals and patients during war should be safe places care can be given and this has been violated. >> investigators are l try to answer did the u.s. military know they were firing on a hospital. a security camera captured a woman taling a four-day old baby in india. a woman asked to hold the baby,
the mother agreed, and he is realized ten minutes later that the woman took her baby. police are still searching for the woman and the baby. a philadelphia man is behind bars. trying to defraud the mormon temp temple. they say he posed as a bishop of the church on jesus christ of latter day saints. he took it to a philadelphia check cashing store. once it was processed he was taken into custody. >> it's crazy, people will try anything. they don't care. they don't care. that's crazy. >> if he is convicted, he could face up to 20 years in prison.
police records show he has a lengthy criminal history. this is something we deal with several times a day. how do you say it all in 140 characters or less? >> now a study shows your twitter account may reveal more about you than you think. university researchers looked at more than ten million tweeters. they say people with higher salaries tweet more about corporations. those with lower salaries have linked to videos and stories and use more swear words. sunshine, that's one of the words i will be using on twitter today. we'll see a lot of it as we're in the clear this morning. chilly compared to yesterday. temperatures are down, 44 right now in allentown.
millville in the 40s. temperatures still falling at this time. sunshine at the shore. this is a live view, much less wind than yesterday, even at the shore. the wind speeds have come down. the satellite shows clouds off shore and to the west. later in the week there is a chance we'll see showers. the clouds will start moving in tomorrow. there is not a lot of activity behind those clouds. we're in the dry. for now, looking for a beautiful warm up today. close to the 70 degree mark yesterday. we'll be into the 70s this afternoon. nights comfortable and low humidity today. tonight, not quite as chilly. partly sunny skies, 76 for tomorrow afternoon. sunshine is back for thursday, high of 73, warmer on friday but clouds building. we could see late showers on friday and a chance those
showers will continue into early saturday. breezy and cooler on saturday up to 61 degrees. lots of sunshine for sunday for the eagles game and other fine activities sunday afternoon. particularly the wine festival. that sunshine is back into the 70s on monday. >> where did you find that wine basket logo? >> let's check the roads. another accident to tell you about. a busy morning. jessica boyington will show us where this sex happening. >> busy tuesday morning so far. we're in upper providence right now. a minor accident right here for umpqua road. we have police activity on the scene. no true problems there, just
something to watch out for. we're on the vine street express way right now. westbound doing okay. we'll go towards the schuylkill express way. no real problems if you're going to 95. on the eastbound side, no problems there also. the rest of our drive times in the philadelphia area looking great so far. >> if you're going to the center city area. i'll have more updates when i come back in the next ten. today we expect to learn the identity of my new best friend. the winner of last week's $310 million jackpot. the winner's coworkers know who he is is. he is was working the overnight shift when he is realized he is won and he is has probably not been back yet. and someone is still holding on to a $2 million winner act
to. here are the winning numbers. 04, 14, 29, 31, 47, 09. they matched all five white balls but not the megaball. speaking of winners, here are three games vying for your votes in our high school blitz game of the week. mainland vs. st. augustine. you can log on and vote or text your vote to 61062446111. we continue to follow breaking news this morning. two philadelphia police officers injured in a crash. their patrol car hit a tree. we'll have a live update on their condition, next. and the nonpresidential candidate that everyone is talking about. will he or won't he run?
why we may know his plans very soon. your immune system doesn't work the way it did when rock was young. so we made fluzone high-dose vaccine... for people 65+. with a high high higher dose of antigen... it's significantly more effective than fluzone vaccine in preventing flu. fluzone high-dose vaccine is approved for people 65 and older. it's not for anyone who's had a severe allergic reaction to any vaccine component, including eggs,
egg products, or to a prior dose of any flu vaccine. tell your doctor if you've ever had guillain-barré syndrome. side effects include pain swelling and redness at the injection site; muscle aches, fatigue, headache and fever. other side effects may occur. if you have other symptoms or problems following vaccination, call your doctor immediately. vaccination may not protect everyone. so, if you hopped around the clock, ask your doctor or pharmacist about fluzone high-dose. fluzone high-dose vaccine.
the pennsylvania budget battle has been at a stand still. it has been 97 days since the keystone state has had a budget. governor wolf is warning republican lawmakers that steep cuts in education will happen if taxes are not raised. he is expected to unveil his revised plan this afternoon and try to get support from the g.o.p. ahead of the vote tomorrow. >> this is the way we have been doing it is not non est and we have to stop it. >> the governor say it's is necessary to wipe out funding
cuts from education. and to eliminate a long-term deficit. >> the decision 2016 could get wilder this weekend. according to politico, the vice president is nearing a decision and will likely decide this weekend. he is split on whether or not he will join the six other democratic candidates. it could come just before the first democratic debate. in the clinton is unveiling new gun control measures. they are aimed at strengthening background checks for gun buyers. he is also wants to shield manufacturers and contributors for most liability suits. he is was emotional yesterday when he is was joined by the mother of a student from
newtown, connecticut. >> so many parents of these precious children that were murdered have taken the unimaginable grief they have been bearing and have tried to be the voices that we need to hear. >> clinton made strengthening gun laws the centerpiece of her presidential campaign. meanwhile, carli fiorina is strengthening her campaign against donald trump. 4:56 now, the temple university school of business
and touhourism is hosting a pan to look at the pope's visit anteworld meeting of families. and along with pope francis, several other world leaders were visiting the u.s. at the same time. u.s. security leaders are calling the measures taken to protect them massive but successful. the pope, the president of china, and more than 150 heads of states were all in the country at the same time in the past two weeks. secret service leaders say thousands of special agents were on assignment working to protect the leaders and screening the millions of people that wanted to come into contact with them. >> all of these forces working together brought about safe and successful visits to the united states by the pope and other world leaders in a highly professional, precise, and well coordinated matter. >> homeland security and secret service leaders say they will
continue to perform evaluations on the work both agencies performed during that time. today is dollar days for the indigo bike sharing program. independent dollar days happen the first tuesday of each month until 10:00 p.m. at any of the city's 70 bike stations. it has been very successful so far. something you cannot use a bicycle for her, a race that truly had a photo finish. >> two minnesota marathon runners are getting praise for what they did at the finish line over the weekend. they saw a 75-year-old man fall. the runner insisted on crossing the finish line so they grabbed his arms and they crossed the line in four hours and 50
minutes. the men that helped the runner say his determination was inspiring. >> he was on the side and had medics help him, but he was addiment about getting to the finish line. >> that runner that needed help says he has a bruised hip, but nothing is broken. good for him and them. >> 75 years old, wow. you're watching nbc 10 news today. nbc 10 news today at 5:00 starts now. the breaking news takes us to southwest philadelphia with where two police officers were hurt in a overnight crash. we'll have the latest on their conditions. a major health care for workers in mercer county after getting their flu shots. what one nurse did to dozens of employees that may have put their lives at risk. >> a live look outside today.
it will be a beautiful tuesday. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm chris cato. >> we'll have more on the breaking news in a moment. let's talk about the sunshine today with bill henley. >> just a couple hours away from seens the sunshine. temperatures have come down under clear skies and calm conditions this morning. most of the area is in the 40s. right now 43 in pottstown. look at south philadelphia, northeast philadelphia is in the low 50s but falling at this hour. the forecast, we will see sunshine from this vantage point. 50 degrees to start with, by 100, 61 and near 6 --