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yesterday the governor's state budget proposal was voted down. the latest logjam for divided leadership. republican-controlled legislature and democratic governor. today democratic state senator vincent hughes decried the lack of compromise. >> schoolchildren should not be held hostage by one side who chooses not to compromise. >> reporter: indeed, as the students protested their school district is operating on $275 million of borrowed funds, delaying payments to vendors and holding off on improvement projects. and now the clock is ticking for the district yet again. >> we're getting very nervous. by the end of this month we're going to have to take other measures. >> reporter: other measures like far more painful cuts and even the stopgap borrowing costs $1 million in interest. $1 million that would otherwise go to these students' classrooms. >> every student is getting less and less attention. >> reporter: george spencer, nbc 10 news. >> state republican leaders told
us late today governor wolf has been the one unwilling to compromise in this budget battle. they say the budget needs and philadelphia and schools do not occur in a vacuum and tax cuts cannot be ignored. governor wolf, there you see mayoral candidate jim kenny are speaking, we'll have their side of the story at 5:00. if i can't have you, someone has to go. police say that was the motive behind a deadly home invasion in montgomery county late last month. authorities arrested nadir abdul-ali today. they say he wanted revenge after his ex-girlfriend refused to take him back. more from lower more land township. >> their relationship can best be described as possessive, obse obsessive, violent, and his conduct was completely controlling. >> reporter: the 18-year-old lower moreland woman had had enough and wrote 20-year-old
nadir abule-ali that he was an abuser, he was not going to change, and would only get worse. less than 12 hours later police say awe ali and desmond smith showed up looking for revenge. >> he told her he wanted another chance. she refused. he told her that, if we can't be together, someone's got to go. >> reporter: that someone, 53-year-old kevin brown, the young woman's father. police say he was sleeping alongside his wife when screams woke them. smith had the gun and was ordered by ali they say to go after the family members in the house. police say brown was yelling from the house for someone to grab a gun. they say he was barricaded on the second floor in his bedroom with his wife and after he was shot, he tried to escape through that window. >> that was deanna duran gy reporting. smith and ali are in prison charged with second-degree murder. domestic assault cases are an
issue in all three of our states. coming up we'll go live to new jersey to show you a new initiative that could help stop domestic violence before it happens. one of the americans hailed a hero for stopping a terror attack in france was stabbed in this country overnight. keith jones with more on this. >> reporter: senpencer stone, o of three americans who foiled a terror attack on a french train. last night he was stabbed in california. stone was in sacramento when police say he became involved in an argument that led to a physical confrontation. police say the two suspects fled the scene. stone is said to be in stable condition with significant but not life-threatening injuries. >> this incident is a very unfortunate altercation between two groups of folks who are enjoying the night life in midtown sacramento. the assault does not appear to be a random act. it's believed to be related to a nightclub incident. >> 23-year-old stone, two of his
childhood friends, helped tackle a gunman on a paris-bound train in august, foiling a terror plot. president obama met with them last month, praising them for quick thinking. investigators of confident the altercation was not related to terrorism and not related to what happened in france. live in the digital operations there, keith jones, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. another win other weather front. a live look along the jersey shore, beautiful from the shore to the streets of s of delawar. cool, wet changes are coming. >> first alert meteorologist brittney shipp has a first look at the forecast. >> we did see another beautiful day, temperatures mid-70s. this evening great conditions ahead as well. it will even be a nice start as we punch into tomorrow. change is on the way by tomorrow evening as you're heading home from work. we'll start off with 74 degrees in philadelphia. our humidity at 48%.
nice and comfortable. wind speeds out of the south at 8 miles per hour. we are going to see temperatures warming up even more as we head into your friday. here's a closer look at tonight. by 7:00 p.m., 67 degrees. 66 in wilmington. as we push into your friday afternoon, you'll notice temperatures will get pretty close to 80 degrees. so first we'll see a warm front bringing warmer temperatures and then a cold front's going to come through and drop us down into the 60s as we push into the weekend. a few clouds right now. here's the system that's going to help change our weather as we get into friday. you can see it's moving through the great lakes. it will be here closer to friday evening around 5:00 p.m. here are your headlines as we head into the next 48 hours or so. we'll be tracking showers, also warm into the week, then tracking a weekend cooldown for you. i'll have all the details coming up in my seven-day forecast. in the lehigh valley an emergency room doctor is charged with sexually abusing two children. dr. vasamin lives in bethlehem
but practiced medicine at several lehigh valley hospitals. >> reporter: the police affidavit is uncomfortable to read as it details abuse that stretches over a three-year period. when he surrendered to authorities on child sex abuse charges it was a shock to those who knew the doctor. >> the children had made some statements to people that were involved that suggested there was abuse going on. of course it then led to a police investigation. >> reporter: prosecutors say the machine room fit is accused of indecent assault of a 5-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy from 2011 to 2014. >> the decision to charge was made based on the statements of the child and from what i was told the children are very credible and are able to relay what happened to them. >> my client claims that he is innocent of these charges. defense attorney and is hopeful
jurors will listen to both sides. >> our hope is that notwithstanding the type of charge this is, that everybody will keep an open mind. >> reporter: prosecutors also want to know if the case against dr. korapotti begins and ends here. >> there's no evidence the doctor's done anything else but when the charges are filed and they become public, you never know, more information could come in. >> reporter: the doctor is free on bail and prosecutors say he is working but not as a physician. in beth la ham, doug shimell, nbc 10 news. new information on last week's sexual assault and robbery of a temple university student. a suspect is in custody, arrested on an unrelated probation violation. they say that suspect is the same person seen on this surveillance video that they released on friday. the victim says she was on her way home from the library when a monday blocks away from temple's campus near carlisle and master
streets. police have not released the suspect's name. an election to select the next speaker of the house was postponed today after a surprise move from the man expected to win the job. afternoon. not the right person for the job. >> we have been -- i've been talking with a number of members, thinking about this throughout the week. trying to see if we can get there. i just think it's best we have a new face. today's election be postponed and speaker john boehner obliged. boehner announced last month that he would step down as house speaker at the end of october. he had endorsed mccarthy. boehner was scheduled to appear on "the tonight show" with jimmy fallon this evening but canceled following today's developments. we have a recall this afternoon, general motors saying some suv owners should not use their windshield wipers because
it could cause the car to catch fire. buick enclaves, chevy traverse, and gnc acadia suvs from model year 2016, they want this recall out there to fix this problem. companies saying using the windshield wipers can cause an electrical short which could cause the motor to catch fire. dealers will replace faulty motors as part of the fix. grilled on the hill. volkswagen apologizing too the house energy committee today for using software designed to cheat emissions tests. volkswagen's michael honrn was called to testify this morning. it's said volkswagen rigged diesel cars to pass emissions tests. horn testified this was true and the software was installed in 500,000 cars starting in model year 2009. horn says the automaker takes full responsibility.
>> i did not think this was possible. we have broken the trust of our customers, dealerships, employees, public and regulators. >> horn added that although the vehicles wouldn't pass current emissions tests, they are still legal and safe to drive. new information about the nurse who reused syringes when administering flu shots. health officials now say that nurse's license is temporarily suspended. the health department says nurse mary robach voluntarily surrendered her license yesterday. officials say they reused syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a new jersey pharmaceutical company. the state board of nursing will decide if she's able to practice again. officials say patients' risk of infection from the sir risks is low because the needles were swapped out each time. new details this afternoon from our delaware bureau involving a government drug lab scandal. the state supreme court is now deciding whether to toss out hundreds of guilty pleas in drug
cases because of this scandal. delaware's drug testing lab was shut down last year because of evidence, thefts and tampering. public defenders are arguing that guilty pleas should be tossed out. they say it's not clear whether prosecutors could have ever proven guilt had the cases gone to trial. it's not clear when the state supreme court will rule. a local community is trying to find out who vand lighted their baseball field. the ridley township recreation department sent these pictures in hopes of finding the people who vandalized its baseball dugouts. someone broke through the roofs of the dugouts at black rock park. the rec department told parents to ask their kids if they saw or heard anything. it stressed this type of vandalism hurts the entire community. sky force 10 flew over philadelphia's hunting park neighborhood as crews battled this fire right here. you can see firefighters on the roof of one of the buildings working to contain this fire and heavy smoke there. this happened this morning on north seventh street.
we're told the fire also impacted several porches. fortunately no one hurt. a warehouse fire in southwest fill pass out. investigators want to know how it started. the scene from this morning at 70s street and cobbs creek parkway, a large part of the structure burned to a crisp. this was the same scene we showed you as breaking news last night. you can see massive flames, smoke engulfing this warehouse. took crews over two hours to get this fire under control. the warehouse was empty at the time of the fire and no injuries are reported. hundreds of roads and bridges in south carolina will remain closed today as the state continues to deal with historic flooding. cruise are still reviewing all of the damage caused by days of flooding. several school districts are opening up during lunchtime to serve free meals to children. meanwhile, residents in four coastal counties are being told they might still be in danger. local rivers are still rising and neighbors need to stay alert for possible evacuations. a nationwide moment of
silence today held to honor those lost in that deadly campus shooting in oregon. students and staff aat community colleges everywhere today took the time to stand in silence. it was exactly a week ago when nine were killed at umpqua community college in roseburg, oregon. the man being hailed a hero for trying to save others is out of the hospital. 30-year-old chris mince was released from the hospital last night. mince, who was also a ten-year army vet, was shot several times during the rampage. he was able to pull the fire alarm during the shooting. this all comes after the shooting left nine people dead and nine hurt last week in roseburg. the suspect in that shooting, 26-year-old chris harper mercer, was shot by police before he took his own life. president obama will be in roseburg tomorrow for a closed-door visit with the families of the victims. from our lehigh valley bureau, allen town city council passed an anti-pay to play ordinance amid an fbi probe into
city contracting. that measure bars campaign contributors from receiving no-bid contracts. and city financial assistance worth more than $2,500. fbi agents raided allentown city hall in july. they seized computers and cell phones and requested hundreds of documents related to more than two dozen people and businesses. >> a week after, agents raid ed reading city hall looking into how the mayor awarded city contracts. more trouble from the owners of the former rebel casino hotel in atlantic city. the fire chief says the polo north country club is not properly overseeing alarms and emergency crypt after investor glen straub, who leads the country club, stopped employing union engineers at the facility last week. they're facing daily $1,000 fines until they resolve that issue. taxpayers in atlantic city now have to pay tens of
thousands of dollars after the city hosted the miss america pageant. the press in atlantic city reports taxpayers will shell out $65,000 to cover the security costs of the event. this is after organizers said they could not pay those costs. the miss america organization says the boardwalk parade relies on public security just like other big events in the area. the organization ran into a deficit after the pageant returned to ac from las vegas but now says it is in good financial standing. vice president joe biden making headlines today after he cracked a joke about his political future. listen. >> we need to move. and if i don't move, i'll be demoted to secretary of state or something like that. that's a joke! that's a joke. that's a joke. >> the vice president poking fun at the job once held by democratic presidential hopeful hillary clinton. this happened during a workers
voice summit in d.c. yesterday. the vice president's supporters launched an ad to urge biden to run for president but so far he's still undecided about it. meantime, hillary clinton is responding to a report her e-mails were subjected to hack attempts from overseas. according to a congressional document obtained by the associated press, more than 50,000 pages of clinton's e-mails were subjects of attempted cyber attacks. the attacks originated in china, south korea, and germany. a letter from wisconsin senator ron johnson says her e-mail server was vulnerable to cyber attacks during a time when a threat-monitoring product was not used. a clinton campaign spokesman commented on the record saying "ron johnson is ripping a page from the house benghazi committee's playbook and mounting his own taxpayer-funded sham of an investigation with the sole purpose of attacking hillary clinton politically. the justice department is already conducting a review concerning the security of her e-mail server and ron johnson has no business interfering with
it for his own partisan ends." the future of fifa's leadership is in crisis following a major crackdown from the ethics committee. the fifa president who made international headlines for corruption investigation has been suspended for 90 days and he's not the only one. michel platini, favored to take the job, also suspended 90 days. another presidential hopeful was suspended for six years. it comes during an ongoing corruption investigation into fifa. the election for fifa's new president is still set for late february. if you're one of the millions of netflix users across the country, get ready to pay up even more for your service. the company will rate its standard million price to $9.99 per month starting november 11th. the price hike will immediately affect new customers. existing customers will keep paying $8.99 per month until october 2016. now your nbc 10 first alert
weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. another beautiful day. temperatures mid-70s, a little above average. we'll go warmer than that as we head into tomorrow. so warm into your week. we're also tracking showers and light rainfall that's going to move through over your friday night. but not to worry, we'll dry out for the weekend. also cool things down. i'll go over the details on that. a live look outside, seeing a few clouds. a bit of sunshine still left for us. 74 degrees, humidity low, wind speeds light out of the south at 8 miles per hour across the rest of the region. a few clouds in allentown, 73, mostly sunny skies in atlantic city. temperatures closer to 71. and throughout the rest of the region, 70 in wild wood, 70s in dover, 73 currently in wilmington. not a bad early evening out. we'll see warmer conditions as we head into the rest of your work week. up to 78 tomorrow. take a look at the big drop as we head into saturday. down to about 65. so a cold front's going to help
us out with that. we are going to see temperatures drooping almost 15 degrees. quiet conditions tonight and for the start of friday. things start to get interesting with this weather disturbance that's going to move through the great lakes, head our way as we move through the day on friday. then as you head home from work closer to 4:00 p.m., that's when we start to see more rainfall moving in. first in the poconos stretching down into allentown, reading, and then it will move through philadelphia closer to 7:00, 8:00. closer to the shore around 9:00 p.m. then we'll start to see moisture move offshore, everything starts to clear up, dry out. that's going to set us up for a nice weekend saturday and sunday, both dry, lots of sunshine. we're going to see caller temperatures as a cold front moves through after the rain. a closer look at how much rainfall we expect to get, not a lot. the most we're seeing is in atlantic city, close to 1 inch. philadelphia, .5 inches of rain. .33 inches for reading.
tonight our temperatures are going to drop down to 59 degrees. not bad. 55 for the north and west. a few more clouds increasing ahead of the rain that's going to get here by tomorrow evening. a closer look at tomorrow, warm and breezy, temperatures range between 77 and 80 degrees. and then we'll see those showers and that's mainly going to be in the evening. if you have friday night plans, you definitely want to grab an umbrella. seven-day forecast shows that after we get rid of showers, cooler air moves through. it's going to drop our temperatures from the high 70s down to the mid-60s as we push into saturday. take a look at what happens on sunday. we are going to recover a few more degrees. that's going to set us up for a nice game on sunday. but it's going to be a little bit on the cooler side tailgating. heading into next week, nice columbus day, 73. we track our next chance of showers as we head intoed to. intoed to. almost abducted. the lesson you can learn from this quick-thinking teen after being attacked.
in connecticut an attempted abduction foiled caught on camera, take a look. police say the 17-year-old girl was walking to school monday, houred into the car and attacked. luckily the teen was able to jump out of the car while it was moving. she's okay. immediately called police. investigators are looking for that car and a female suspect. take a look at this. a scary sight for tourists in the china. part of a glass sky walk cracked underneath their feet. tourism officials shut down the walkway after tourists heard a bang and saw the walkway break. the walkway is over 3,500 feet above the ground and just opened
last month. officials say there was no threat to safety because only one layer of glass was damaged. i don't think you'd ever get me out this on that. >> no, no. not at all. south jersey town trying something new to prevent domestic violence. >> next, a special team that will be devoted to predicting problems and keeping families safer. a new effort to prevent another problem facing local communities. what a local organization is doing to stop homelessness among children. coming up tonight at 5:00, a unique look at areas down the shore hit hard by recent storms. why a local man is receiving praise in the way he's lending a hand, ahead at 5:00. vote for our high school football game of the week. a look at the voting results so far. this week's choice is mainland versus st. augustine, pottsgrove versus spring-ford, coatesville versus west chester east, mainland and st. augustine.
this is nbc 10 news. >> here's an idea, stopping domestic violence before it happens. that's the goal of a new project in gloucester county. >> a special tithed team will be out in the community trying to predict future problems. south jersey reporter cyndey long is live with more on what they plan to do. >> reporter: jacqueline and jim, this is going to be a very aggressive program in gloucester township. it was unveiled at timber creek high school today in part in honor of a 2000 graduate, her name is amy gerard, she
graduated here in 2007. gerard was killed in philadelphia last summer. 2014. she was a nurse and this by a man that she only knew for a couple of months. dignitaries here as gloucester the county prosecutor announced violence. hiviv, home-involved violence strategies. four goals, first two officers, both detectives, will work only to respond and investigate domestic violence incidents during peak hours when it occurs. partnering with the community like timber creek's aim high anti-domestic violence group established after amy's death. the third, to identify those most at risk, for instance those with restraining orders. those officers will step up surveillance. the fourth approach will be to provide and improve services for children who reside in homes where domestic violence occurs.
>> from a prosecution standpoint, it is of the utmost importance. but that first responder captures from certain questions that can be asked to victims, to what they observe on the scene, to have the first responder be able to communicate that back to the prosecutor's office can make or break a case. >> reporter: in another interesting twist, police also tell me that temple university hit-and-run victim rachel hall was instrumental in researching this program during her internship with gloucester township police that began in the spring of 2012. they say hall found in 55% of aggravated assault incidents domestic violence related and the address very familiar to police. we'll have more coming up on this program on nbc 10 news at 6:00. live in gloucester township, cydney long, innocennbc 10 news
nbc 10 investigators are looking at domestic violence numbers and coming up at 5:30 harry hairston will have more on how domestic violence cases are tracked and the problem this is causing. pennsylvania's budget battle on this 100th day without a budget. the school district of philadelphia is operating on borrowed money but it runs out at the end of this month. about the deadly home invasion last month in lower moreland township, montgomery county. police say the suspect, nadir abule-ali and smith are facing second-degree murder charges for allegedly killing 53-year-old kevin brown, the ex-girlfriend's father. lehigh valley, an emergency doctor is charged with sexually abusing two children. dr. korapotti lives in bethlehem
but practiced medicine at several lehigh valley hospitals, accused of assaulting a 5-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy from 2011 to last year. the doctor says he's innocent. a man who helped foil a terror attack on a french train was stabbed overnight. spencer stone became involved in a dispute last night that led to a physical confrontation. stone is said to be in stable condition and the incident is not in any way related to terrorism. in august stone tackled a gun man and helped foil a terror plot on a paris-bound train. police are looking for two men who robbed a variety store on saturday at philadelphia's harrow date neighborhood. this is from jim's variety store on kensington avenue. police say the robbers asked the clerk to make change for a 100 dollar bill. when the employee said he couldn't they asked another woman. when she said no she was followed out of the store and the suspects attacked that woman and stole her purse. if you recognize either man call police. there is a new push this afternoon to help homeless lgbt youth in our area.
the youth valley house kicked off a fund-raising campaign in center city called couches don't count. the youth valley house assists homeless youth throughout the region. the group says up to 55% of homeless youth in the area identify as lgbt. the national average is between 5% and 7%. >> couches don't count is a way to show these youth are invisible. you don't see the typical homeless young person sitting on the street. it's really they're going from a person's house to a person's house to a person's house. they're often victimized and in really bad situations, don't have that permanent safe place to be. >> the youth valley house hopes to raise $300,000 with its couches don't count campaign. renters could soon be shelling out more money to their landlords. >> coming up next, the reasons the monthly bill is going up and by how much. amazon is getting crafty. the new type of shopping it's now offering in a bid to take business away from another booming marketplace. why elephants could help
the secret to why elephants never get cancer might help treat humans. two new studies found elephants have more of a major cancer-fighting gene than humans do, 20 times more to be exact. the gene helps damaged cells repair themselves or destroy themselves when they're exposed to cancer. doctors are seeking funding for research into treatment to mimic elephants' cancer-fighting cells. amazon launched a site today dedicated to handmade goods. it's called handmade at amazon and features over 80,000 hand-crafted goods. amazon says it will take a 12% fee from overall sales on its handmade site which includes
payment processing and discounted shipping. there's no listing fee or monthly fee to start. etsy takes a 3.5% fee on sales and 20% listing fee for item listed. some people have started holiday shopping. >> you know i haven't. >> i'm not one of those people. they're saying it might be a slower spending season over the holidays. >> they've been studying this. the national retail federation's holiday forecast is out, predictions are spending will be slightly up from last year. shoppers are expected to spend about 3.7% more than last year during the crucial winter holidays. factors like sluggish wage growth are blamed for slowing down shoppers. the head of the nrf says shoppers are torn between their desire to spend and their ability to do so. sobering news for most renters across the country. a new study shows rent prices are only going up. the new survey from rent.com shows landlords are raising rent this year by as much as 8%. the study found that 88% of
property managers raised their represent over the last year. experts say it's all because of increasing demand, less vacancies, and more millennials choosing to rent over buying a home. today new numbers show the airlines nationwide are improving their on-time arrivals. customers are still hard to please. the u.s. department of transportation says the nation's leading airlines posted an on-time rate of 80.3% in august. delta airlines has the best on-time rate, spirit airlines the worst. the number of consumer complaints has nearly doubled from last year. the airlines with the most complaints, spirit and frontier. speaking of delays, traffic along the schuylkill expressway can test the nerves of the most patient of drivers. >> i'd like to think i'm patient. you too. but sometimes it gets to you. it pales in comparison to what we're about to show you. first a live look at the schuylkill expressway which you may know very well. this comes to us from our camera
atop the mellon building, a typical commute. compare that to holiday traffic in china. thousands of vehicles bumper to bumper at a toll booth near beijing today. the country's national holiday just ended and these drivers are at a standstill trying to return to the city and get back to work. it's the result of china's booming economy. the government can't build enough new highways to keep up with the number of new cars out on the road. >> wow, you might as well stay there and have a party for a while. >> even if you think, because i have an ez pass, i can get through faster, i don't think that would help you there. the way you "like" something on facebook is about to change. >> next, the new buttons you'll be able to click on in your news feeds. the philadelphia fan favorite that gave fans a surprise today ahead of the flyers' season opener tonight. if you've been enjoying
warmer weather, temperatures will be even warmer tomorrow. then i'm tracking cooler conditions through the weekend. i'll let you know what to expect in my seven-day forecast. all new tonight at 5:00, good news for pet own others the go. the one place you can now bring your furry friend that you couldn't before.
while we wait for the eagles to try and pick up steam, this weekend is it, i feel it. another philadelphia team will try to get off to a better start. >> talking about the flyers. they're back in action in just a few hours from now. today a former goalie was out getting fans revs up. comcast sportsnet joins us live with more on bernie's surprise today. >> yeah, i'm sure the eagles will appreciate your good mojo. the flyers, fans arrived at the dunkin' donuts in vorhees got more than their cup of joe. >> good morning.
>> how are you? >> flyers fan? >> yeah. absolutely. >> hockey hall of famer and net minder the broad street bully spent his career inside the glass, today he was behind the glass decked out in orange and black at the drive-up window serving free coffee and special orange and black doughnuts. bernie is confident the team is destined for greatness. >> i've said this before, i'll say this again. the flyers are going to win the stanley cup. >> the eagles are flying up as well. they put this message up supporting their south philly neighbors as they get set to play their season opener. flyers/lightning at 7:30 on comcast sportsnet, pregame starting at 6:30. at 5:45 we'll talk eagles. chip kelly blamed the poor execution on the eagles' 1-3 start, see who he's blaming now.
your first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> speaking of the eagles, theerpgs the link right there, your tailgating forecast for the game sunday. expect cooler temperatures but tracking showers as we head into tomorrow evening. it's going to be warm into the week. then cooler temperatures expected right over the weekend. right now for philadelphia, 74 degrees. lower humidity levels. it's really comfortable out. it's a perfect fall day. take a look at your wind speed out of the south right now at about 8 miles per hour. across the rest of the region we're in the 60s in the poconos. 68 degrees in wild wood. temperatures right now closer to dover in the low 70s. we're at 71 degrees in wilmington. a beautiful evening ahead for us. even tomorrow's going to start off really nice. i am tracking changes. one of the changes, the temperature. tomorrow's going to be a little warmer. we have that cool-down as we head into saturday. that's going to be due to a cold
front that's going to move through as we head into friday evening. before that cold front gets here, what we'll start to see first are all these showers and light rainfall moving in. this is a system you can see moving through the great lakes right now. it's going to continue to transition closer to us as we go through the day on friday. so closer to 4:00, 5:00, near the poconos, we'll start to see a few downpours. moderate downpours at first. light rain from allentown stretching down to philadelphia and wilmington and reading. closer to 9:00 p.m., we're dealing about it a few showers along the shoreline. then after that, everything starts to clear up nicely. overnight we'll start to clear out and we'll wake up to dry conditions saturday and sunday. not to worry, your tailgating parties are safe, just on the cooler side. a closer look as we get coes tore sunday at 1:00 p.m. kickoff. 61 degrees. tailgating before that, expect temperatures in the 50s. lots of sunshine, on the cooler side. by fourth quarter, 65 degrees. as we head into the rest of
tonight, more clouds expected for us. temperatures drop down to 59 for philadelphia. 55 for the suburbs to the north and west. we'll see warmer air moving in tomorrow. temperatures will range between 77 and 80 degrees by friday evening those showers move through and cooler air gets here and that dropped temperatures down as we head into the start of your weekend. so look at your saturday and sunday, mid to high 60s. into monday, 73, nice again. another chance of showers as we head into tuesday. and then cooler again towards the middle part of the week next week. >> like that forecast. speaking of "like," big news on facebook. the "like" button, it's getting some company. facebook is testing out what it calls reactions. six of them that people can use to express emotions with emojis. emojis are nothing new but it's part of the "like" button. red circle with white heart
inside, love, you love something. reaction two, smiley face. clearly laughing. reaction three, this guy is happy about something. i'm happy because this board is working today. reaction four. this is what it looks like if you're expressing wow or surprise. and then if you're sad, that's what you're going to get. that says it all right there. reaction six, you're angry about something. he's orange, he's really upset. this is really what you're going to find when you hover over that "like" button. facebook is testing the reactions tomorrow but only in ireland and spain. it's hoping to provide them to all users and these reactions as we said pop up whenever someone hovers over or holds down on the "like" button. this follows facebook's comments last month that it was working on a "dislike" button to go along with "the like" button. this might leave you with a sad face or a tear. pull dips won't be flying in delaware next month as planned. the problem that is forcing the
for the second year in a row delaware's annual pumpkin-flinging contest has been squashed. >> organizers say this year's punkin chunkin is canceled. why pumpkins won't be flying next month after all. >> fire! >> reporter: the man behind the pumpkin hammer, richard foley. he and his team have won the
punkin chunkin. >> we're in the 2,800 to 3,000-foot range. >> reporter: for the second year in a row the decades-old event is canceled. in 2011 a volunteer spotter sued for millions after he was paralyzed when he rolled his atv. the farmer who donated his land said it was no longer worth the liability risk. >> if anybody else does it in delaware, they're not too smart. >> reporter: this year the dover speedway tried to help. this year's event was to be held on their property where they hold the firefly festival. it's not going to happen. >> i think this was definitely ruined by the lawyers. >> reporter: more specifically, it was the insurance companies. none of them would cover the risks and liabilities they'd need to cover. >> it stinks. the best show we'd ever put on. >> reporter: ricky is the president of the punkin chunkin, a nonprofit, raise about $250,000 for charities and scholarships. he's upset for the would-be recipients and fans, expecting
more than ever. >> people love to see pumpkins go splat. >> reporter: a delaware politician tried to change the state's maximum liability cap to protect the punkin chunkin. his efforts failed. if the event happens next year it probably won't be in delaware. maryland looks to be the front-runner. >> delaware's going completely lose this event unless they do something to make sure it stays. >> they really do fly. nbc 10 news at 5:00 is next. >> here's keith jones. bad for business. how big of an impact did the pope's visit actually have on philadelphia's economy? we'll take a look at the new numbers next. we have rain heading our way before the week is over. grab your umbrella for us tomorrow. that's going to be followed by a chilly weekend forecast coming up next. surveying jersey shore storm damage with a drone.
plus, hang the price for the pope, the real impact pope francis' visit had on local businesses' bottom lines, breaking down the numbers. nbc 10 news at 5:00 starts now. we'll bring you that in just a moment. first we begin in the lehigh valley. >> that's where an emergency room doctor in beth what whom is charged with sexually abusing two children. the arrest came as a shock to those who knew him. >> reporter: the police affidavit is uncomfortable to read as it details abuse that stretches over a three-year period. when he surrendered to authorities on child sex abuse charges it was a shock to those who knew dr. korrapati. >> the children had made some statements to people that were involved in that that suggested there was abuse going on. of course it led to a police investigation. >> reporter: prosecutors say the emergency room physician is accused of indecent assault of a 5-year-old girl and 10-year-old boy from 2011