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this morning the search for answers. a community remembers a 3-year-old boy found dead in haddon township. we're following the investigation. >> and remembering a well known civil rights activist in philadelphia. former naacp leader jerry mondesire will be laid to rest today. >> it will feel more like fall today. a cooler change is on the way. the timing of that ahead in first alert forecast. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm chris cato. it's wednesday morning, a little cool when you step out. you may want long sleeves. meteorologist bill henley is standing by with your first alert forecast. >> i recommend the rest of the shirt as well. breezy this morning, the wind, that dry air flooding in the area going to make for a cop fortable day. 10-mile-an-hour breeze in philadelphia, and it is a bit cooler this morning. we're seeing 40s and 50s, 49 in allentown, mount pocono in the 40s, 54 in wilmington and 56 in trenton. you'll see sunshine but some
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clouds blowing through at times. 56 degrees at 7:00, in the low 60s at 10:00, and then middle 60s by 1:00 this afternoon. we'll stay in the 60s today. something that hasn't happened in days. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has first alert traffic. and bill, we're checking out live on 95 right now. right around girard avenue, moving along nicely these are typically the spots that jam up first. we're dealing with the 13-minute drive time. there's average speeds, about 62 miles per hour you can see the south bound lanes moving fine with no problem. as for construction in new jersey, watch for the 42 freeway southbound between 295 and creek road. we'll have three lanes closed. at least up to three lanes closed with stoppages, that's going to be scheduled out there until about 6:00 a.m. another 45 minutes or so. a heads up later this evening if you're heading out the door, and
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around the stadium there will be a flyers game so you can see extra volume in and out of the area around the tail end of that rush hour. what or who killed 3-year-old brendan creato, that's what people in haddon township are desperate to learn. matt delucia is live in the digital operations center with more on what friends and neighbors are saying and the boy's mother has something to say as well about this tranl. what are you learning? >> brendan's mother says the family does not have answers what happened to the boy. we hope to learn more today. this is what it looked like last night at a vigil for the boy near the spot where his body was found. police questioned the 3-year-old's father but have not named a suspect or determined whether this is in fact a case of foul play. a canine unit found him in haddon township less than a mile from his home. many in the neighborhood came out to support his family. >> we know he didn't do this.
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he loved his baby. >> devastating to hear something like that. closer it gets to home really affects you. >> the mother of brendan released a statement thanking the community for support, we are heartbroken by the loss of our beautiful boy. we thank the community which searched for brendan and gathered in his memory. we appreciate your efforts and kind words. the family says they don't have answers about what happened to the 3-year-old, we of course will let you know as the investigation unfolds. i'll tell you about another way that people are reaching out and supporting this family during a very difficult time. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> thanks. 5:33 now. happening today, civil rights leader jerry mondesire will be laid to rest today. he died suddenly of a brain aneurysm two weeks ago. today's celebration of life is happening at 11:00 a.m. in
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bright hope baptist church at 12th and cecil b. moore. on to decision 2016. the democratic candidates for president took their turn on the stage for the first time this election season. of course all of the attention was on front-runner hillary clinton. monique braxton joins us with a look at one of the night's memorable moments. >> democrats had their turn in the spotlight at a casino on the strip in las vegas. during the two-hour debate the five major candidates disagreed over gun control, regulations on banks and wall street, as well as secretary hillary clinton's call for a no-fly zone over syria. clinton got an assist on the e-mail controversy from her chief rival, senator bernie sanders. it was the most memorable moment that led to the pair shaking hands. let's watch. >> the secretary is right. and that is that the american people are sick and tired of
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hearing about your damn e-mails. >> thank you. me too. me too. >> clinton defended herself against charges, policy changes should be the day of conversation over politics. sanders was asked whether he was a capitalist. he and clinton disagreed over whether nations such as denmark provide a model to be emulated. the next democratic debate is set for november 14 in iowa. >> a single judge will preside over 60 lawsuits resulting from the deadly amtrak derailment in philadelphia. a federal court panel has chosen one u.s. district judge to oversee all of the cases. amtrak and several plaintiffs' lawyers urged consolidation of the cases since many involve the same pretrial issues.
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happening today from our delaware bureau, the wilmington police department is getting technology that can save the lives of people having heart attacks. a company is donating an automated defibrillator, because a wilmington police officer recently saved the life of a retired officer with one of those devices earlier this year. that officer will also be honored today. you know it's never pretty when family members sue each other. what if an aunt tried to sue her 12-year-old nephew for something when he was 8. we'll tell you what a jury decided when they heard her beef against the boy. plus a dollar decision, where the u.s. treasury chief is going to get input on which woman's face should be on the new $10 bill. >> money can't buy beautiful weather like we're heading into. 56 degrees right now at 5:36.
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got sunshine ahead but there are changes as we head toward the weekend. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast just ahead.
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21 minutes before 6:00. we're looking good today. clear and cooler this morning in some spots. philadelphia, northeast philadelphia airport 57 degrees, a little bit of a breeze blowing at 7 miles an hour. no sign of any of the rain we had yesterday. those showers out of the picture. showers are right along the pennsylvania/new york border and not heading our way. we'll see passing fair weather clouds, the temperatures up to 57 for mount pocono, 67 in allentown, quakertown a high of 66 today. upper 60s for trenton with partly to mostly sunny skies for norristown and mount holly. a warm-up at the shore near 70 for cape may and atlantic city, dover 68.
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completely dry, a few clouds passing through philadelphia, drexel hill and wilmington, up to 69 degrees. it turns cooler this weekend. saturday and sunday, we'll be in the 50s, and the coldest air sunday morning when we drop down in the 30s. rebounding to 55 sunday afternoon. that will not be the last of the cold. seven-day forecast show you what's ahead when i'm back in ten. it's 5:40. let's look at the roads. >> looks like there is a problem in bucks county because of a fire. more on that with nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we're dealing with a building fire here causing lane restrictions in bucks county on upper south hampton township. county line road is closed street, you can see those closures in here. so that's a big stretch. for now take byeberry road, starting to see red there, we'll have more on that, if you want
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to go on a highway take the p.a. turnpike which is pretty much running in between those points and you can see everything is moving along nice and green. and we'll take a look at drive times in case you want to head out right nouf. no problems westbound, eastbound from valley forge, 22 minutes. for the 42 freeway in new jersey, on the new jersey turnpike in runnemede we're flying along northbound tort the walt whitman bridge. the drive time, only about a five minute trip. pennsylvania's budget stalemate continues today. we'll show you how it could lead to a dilemma for schools if it drags on much longer. torching halloween. fires, damages, costumes and candy in a walmart store. why police do not think this was an accident. >> paying it forward. how a church surprised a pizza
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delivery driver with something she didn't expect.
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5:44. listen to this one. a connecticut jury rejected this woman's bid to sue her 12-year-old nephew. here's the problem. jennifer claims that she was injured when her nephew
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exuberantly jumped into her arms at his eighth birthday party. she says his jump caused her to fall and she broke her wrist. jury members denied the $127,000 she was seeking in damages. >> a jury in milwaukee decided a gun store there was negligent in selling a gun that was used to shoot and injure two police officers. the jury found badger guns was at fault for the illegal sell of a weapon used in that june 2009 shooting. investigators say the 18-year-old who shot both officers got the gun through a straw purchase when someone buy as gun for someone who can't legally do so. badger guns ordered to pay nearly $6 million to the injured police officers in addition to over $700,000 in punitive damages. pennsylvania governor tom wolf says he can't cave on the budget stalemate that continues in harrisburg. the state has gone 105 days now
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without a budget. yesterday governor wolf told kdka in pits he can't back off his push to right the budget deficit. but will that refusal and the lack of a budget deal force philadelphia schools to close? philadelphia schools are now looking at what might happen if this drags on long enough for the district to run out of cash. the district is borrowing money to keep the doors open. the superintendent tells us he doesn't know whether pennsylvania law would allow schools to shut down but they are looking into that. >> captain pay people, are they required to come to work? so it's all of these things that we would have to know and understand and we're looking into those things as we speak. >> he tells us at the end of the month the district should have an idea of how much longer it can operate this way. >> fire tore through the halloween section of a walmart in california, cell phones captured video of the moments
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here. employees at the store had to jump into action with fire extinguishers to put out the flame. the store was evacuated because of the smoke. investigators say a man was arrested on suspicion of arson. no one was injured. four police officers in alabama beyond the call of duty to save a man and his pets from a burning home. one bern escaped through a back window and the man was still inside. officers found the unconscious man and pulled him out to safety. then they went back in and rescued four dogs. the victim is now being treated at the hospital. 5:47. happening today which famous woman should be on the new $10 bill? that's the question the treasury secretary will ask students at the university of maryland. the decision to replace alexander amle on the with a female figure was announced earlier this year. the bill won't be in firklation
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until 2020. >> one favorite could make you sick if you're not careful. prepackaged caramel apples caused dozens of illnesses because of listeria. that prompted researchers to compare refrigerated caramel apples to those kept at room temperature. to stay staf buy refrigerated caramel apples or eat them fresh. >> a church in ohio surprised a pizza driver with a tip. $1,000. the congregation has been discussing generosity so took up a collection that came out to more than $1,000 and decided to give that as said for a pizza. the delivery woman you see her, she lives in an apartment with her son and was actually short on money to pay her rent at the time. that is until they received that
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random act of kindness. it's 11 minutes before 6:00. a cool start this morning and a nice fall day ahead. live view across the delaware, no sign of fog this morning. the air has dried out. that's allowed the temperature to drop in the 40s for the poconos, 57 in northeast philadelphia and atlantic city is 56. the sun is coming up. we'll see bright sunshine on this view looking part of the calm care center. the breeze stronger and gusty later this morning. 10 miles per hour breeze. we could see winds gusting to 20 miles an hour. that will blow some clouds into the area. unlike yesterday these clouds not producing rain for our area. it will be dry. come friday, early friday morning this time friday we'll be watching showers moving through pennsylvania. those arriving during the day a
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cold front that's going to bring us colder air into the weekend. so could see scattered showers as we head into the commute afternoon for friday. for today, sunshine and temperatures in the upper 60s to near 70. breezy at times but the winds die down w. clear skies the temperatures get chillier. 67 in the afternoon. that's a typical fall day for this time of year on target friday, a little cooler, the chance of showers, then chillier this weekend. forget 70s like last weekend. 59 degrees saturday. 55 sunday after a cold start in the 30s. colder monday morning down to 33 degrees. >> 10 minutes until 6:00. we told you about a fire causing traffic problems. >> jessica is keeping an eye on that. >> we have sky force 10 over top of the scene getting word of being under control so a good
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thing there. unfortunately we have lane restrictions and problems because of it. fire crews actively on the -- the fire is in control, it is on county line road closing a portion of that between james way and second street pike which is 232. you want to get around it take the highway. runs in between the two sections of the closure or take by berry road to get by. you'll be fine heading through the area. into nij. on the 42 freeway southbound, we had three lanes closed with stoppages. that was supposed to be scheduled until about 6:00 a.m. it has cleaned up early so watch as you head out the door. keeping it in new jersey on route 73 around the materialen circle. this is moving toward tacony palmyra bridge.
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>> we have our friends behind the scenes on paris scope watching what happens. lauren is joining us new on the show so getting a kb introduction. >> i made new friends. >> we'll ask people there a trifbia question. it may have something to do with lauren. if you want to join us you can do so. the address is nbc philadelphia. see you there. >> enjoy getting to hoe people. a neighborhood comes together in an outpouring following the death of a boy in camden county. it's not clear what killed the child. an update ahead at 6:00. >> some community fun. invite you to celebrate this saturday october 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p. on the camden new jersey water front. we're talking about a lot of fun
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>> nasa's hubble telescope captured images showing jupiter's red spot, there it is, it's really more orange than red now we know that. the great red spot is actually a hurricane that's more than three times larger than earth and has raged now for hundreds of years. >> happening today the archdiocese of philadelphia hopes if the recent visit by pope francis will bring more candidates to the priesthood. it will announce its new
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recruitment program called by name. it aims to get parishioners involved by inviting them to suggest suitable candidates. the news conference will be at st. charles seminary in wynnewood, montgomery county where the pope stayed during his visit last month. >> local college students will plant a gift for future generations to find. students at rowan university will fill a time capsule to be placed in the new housing complex under construction. that will contain 100 letters detailing life at rowan along with memorabilia from the year 2015. the time capsule is expected to remain sealed for at least 50 years. >> a local foundation will help some less fortunate kids stay warm. today at the pennsylvania convention center, the auto dealers caring for kids foundation will give away more than 1600 coats to low income families. it will deliver more than 42,000
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new coats to underprivileged children in the five-county region the next two months. that's a great gesture and is going to be need as we saw on sunday with temperatures in the 30s coming. >> good timing. >> here is a heart-warming story. a 10-year-old boy in cincinnati found a lockett that said mom. >> now he has returned it to its rightful owner who says it's more than a piece of jewelry. james found the silver heart-shaped charm on the ground by a roller coaster at an amusement park. his family posted the find. adrian byrd says she didn't realize her lockett was missing until she heard about that facebook post. it contains the ashes of her mother who died of breast cancer two months ago. >> thank you, okay. i appreciate that more than you ever know. i really do. >> the next step is to get a new
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necklace for the lockett. one sturdier than the last so this never happens again. >> speaking of lost and found now, the cubs are one step closer to ending their 107-year world series drought. the cubbies advance to the national league championship seize, the team celebrated in front of the home fans at wrigley field. probably still partying, after beating the cardinals 6-4 to take the series 3-1. the cubs are now four wins away from their first world series appearance in 70 years. last night's win the first time the cubs clinched a playoff series at wrigley field. the opponent still to be determined because the l.a. dodgers avoided elimination with a 3-1 win over the mets in game 4 in new york. by the way, chase utley who is appealing his two-game suspension from that play that broke a player's leg, did not play last night. game five is tomorrow night in l.a. you're watching "nbc 10 news."
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"nbc 10 news today" at 6:00 a.m. starts now. >> a camden county community is mourning the death of a 3-year-old boy. this morning police are still trying to figure out if his death was an accident or something more. we have a cooler day on tap but get ready, this is just the beginning. a cold change is on the way. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> and i'm chris cato. thanks for joining us. it's not too bad out there this morning but by this weekend you'll be chilly. a jacket this morning but by this weekend looking for the heavy duty coat perhaps. meteorologist bill henley is standing by with your first alert forecast. >> the middle of october should feel like this. temperatures in the 40s and 50s, and we'll see them climb into the 50s, 60s and then near 70 degrees this afternoon. right noe'

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