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>> we saw the police coming over, asked him to get out of the car and he had a gun on his side. then he got out of the car. >> reporter: now at last check alex kagan is in stable condition at the hospital. philadelphia police recovered a .40-caliber handgun at the scene. there was also a woman in the car who is also now in police custody. abington police are taking over the stichituation. i still haven't heard back about when the intersection will be cleared. reporting live in southwest philadelphia, aundrea cline-thomas, nbc 10 news. to our weather now, and if you haven't fired up the heat yet, you may have to this weekend. we could see our first freeze in some areas. nbc 10 meteorologist brittney shipp is joining us now with her chilly first alert forecast. brittney? >> cold one into the next couple of days.
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tonight it's actually still nice, temperatures in the mid 60s, but all that is going to change as we head into saturday and sunday. we have a freeze warning, again, that goes into effect saturday night and sunday night for the areas here highlighted in purple. even philadelphia stretching out to wilmington, not under this freeze watch, but frost is going to be a possibility, especially as we get into sunday night. there's a freeze watch, it goes into effect tomorrow night and we expect temperatures to drop down into the 20s for locations closer to the lehigh valley, stretching into the poconos, parts of lancaster county. that's for saturday night and sunday night, not for tonight. as we get into the same days again, our temperatures will be close to 30 degrees if you're closer to some of our suburbs and south jersey. a cold next couple of nights on tap for us, but right now still mild. 63 degrees in philadelphia, 60 degrees in wilmington, low 60s in dover and 57 degrees in allentown. as we head into the rest of the evening, temperatures in the 50s. 53 degrees, overnight drops down
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into the 40s for philadelphia and the cold air really settles in as we push into tomorrow. our temperatures staying in the mid 50s during the day. i'll break down the details on what you can expect as we head into the weekend coming up in my full forecast. jim? new information this evening in the murder of a 14-year-old earlier this week. today police arrested this man, dimit dimitrius brown. officers say an argument led to the murder monday night. officers found the victim on the highway monday and brought him to the hospital, but he later died. tonight a neighborhood wants answers into the death of a 3-year-old boy in haddon township. is there a predator out there? police haven't revealed how brendan creato died. he disappeared from his home and was found in the woods. cydney long has been working this case all week and is joining us live once again. cydney? >> reporter: jim, i can tell you residents out here as the days go by, they are faithful that justice will prevail, but as the
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memorials grow, so too do their questions, they are anxious for answers, they are anxious for some peace of mind and they never imagined it might take this long. >> we're just nervous, and we'd like to know some answers. halloween is coming up and we're debating whether to let the kids go trick or treating. >> reporter: hundreds of neighbors jumped into action tuesday morning. they were engaged from the start, desperately looking for a missing little boy. >> it brings you to tears, you know? they were searching my backyard 7:15. >> reporter: now their desperation is to know their community is safe or not. >> and there seems to be no answers and we don't know whether, you know, there's somebody lurking around or, you know, how this happened. we're just scared. >> reporter: sources have confirmed brendan didn't walk to the park alone, so who took him there, how, and why? diane saw a k-9 unit out last night as they were the first morning sniffing for clues near the father's apartment building. >> i'm sure they are working
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very hard at finding out what happened, but feeling very antsy all the time, absolutely, because it's not knowing and, you know, living in this community. it's a tight community, good people living here. >> reporter: good people like anita brown, she organized an event in honor of brendan saturday morning at 8:30. >> i think us breathing and moving and praying together and maybe crying is just going to be so healing and bring us to that place of peace we're all longing for. >> reporter: so as this community is literally holding its breath for answers, brown has organized that moment to breathe, a grief counselor will be there tomorrow to participate. the prayer yoga for brendan will be held two blocks from here where his body was found at south park and west and while it may be chilly outside this weekend, it will be warm in spirit. live in haddon township, cydney long, nbc 10 news. the jury will deliberate again on monday in the deadly market street building collapse
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trial. the jury got the case late this afternoon after both sides wrapped up their closing statements. griffin campbell is on trial for third-degree murder. both closing statements were passionate and animated. the defense called campbell a guy from north philly feeding his family who didn't have the expertise to know how to demolish a building. prosecutors say campbell was warned by coworkers about the dangers before the collapse, which left six people dead. a big gamble for pennsylvania lawmakers next week. some want to eliminate sites like fan duel and draft kings. nbc 10's jacqueline london joins us now. >> next week lawmakers in the house of representatives will vote on a bill to limit daily sports websites in pennsylvania to only those run by the state's 12 casinos. representative george dunbar says the bill would protect consumers after lawsuits and claims of insider knowledge. fan duel and draft kings hired a lobbying firm in pennsylvania.
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just last night nevada ordered the two companies to shut down its operations in that state unless they get a gambling license. they ruled the betting on daily sports websites is gambling and not a skill. comcast, the parent company of nbc 10, is among the investors in fan duel. delaware is also looking into whether to take action. secretary of finance tom cooke told our partners the state is looking into the reasonings to see whether it applies in delaware. the daily sports betting is now a $2.5 billion industry. back here in pennsylvania next week, lawmakers plan to vote whether to legalize online gambling. new jersey already allows it. jacqueline london, nbc 10 news. tracked, followed, and robbed, leaving a washington square bar, the suspect wanted in surveillance video along with three others. followed a man from a bar at 13th and locust street back in august. he was beaten and robbed of his
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jewelry. gunshots in atlantic city this afternoon. sky force 10 over the crime scene at the intersection of virginia and sewell avenues. one person was shot here. the victim showed up at atlantic care medical center and detectives are still looking for the shooter in this case. tonight we're waiting for the identities of the two people killed in this rollover crash this morning. the accident happened near the corner of blackwood klementine and laurel roads. the driver and passenger in one vehicle died, the other driver is in critical condition and the crash is still under information right now. opening statements under way today, chaka fattah jr. reviewed fattah jr.'s commercial loan application for his businesses called 259. he's accused of misusing federal education contracts and loans to pay personal expenses. he denies those charges. chaka fattah jr.'s father was in the courtroom today, facing
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charges in a separate case. he is married to nbc 10 anchor renee chenault-fattah. renee is referenced in the criminal complaint against her husband. she's labeled as person e. and an affiliate of the fattah enterprise. the feds allege she took part in a scheme to sell a car to pay closing costs on a vacation home. a mother attempted to hire a hitman to hikill her daughter's ex was sentenced to ten years in prison. police arrested her back in november after she met with an undercover detective who posed as a hitman. she said her daughter's ex-boyfriend was abusive. a plan to run in the nude led to a hazing investigation at rider university. the entire men's cross-country team suspended from a meet last month. some students have been charged now with hazing and alcohol violations by the school, not the lawrence township police department. a dog fighting bust in
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chester county and the spca says it's the first arrest under a new state law. officers searched the home in parksburg and found dog fighting equipment used to train fighting dogs, officers took five adult pit bulls and seven pit bull terrier puppies from the home. the new law that went into effect this year makes it illegal to have animal fighting paraphernalia. still to come on nbc 10 news at 6:00, riding the rails and rude to others. the new campaign to curb rude behavior. brittney? >> and bundle up, it's going to be a chilly and even frosty weekend. all the details, how cold it's going to get coming up in my first alert seven-day forecast. vince mazzeo-
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fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> new at 6:00, let's be nice, everybody. nj transit launching a new campaign, greetings from the no rude zone. nbc's pat battle shows us how it works. >> reporter: if you ride the train, you've seen them and you've heard them. or maybe they've heard you. >> i've answered my phone on the train, and speaking probably loudly and i have been yelled at and told to leave the train. >> reporter: every wednesday for the next five weeks every commuter on every new jersey transit train is going to find a
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postcard on their seat reminding them maybe to not talk so loud if they are on the phone, maybe keep their feet off the seat or put their luggage somewhere so somebody else can sit down. basically staying out of the rude zone. >> customers identified six key items they wish that fellow passengers would obey and it's really just about to remind our customers manners matter, no matter where you are. >> reporter: the cards are designed to be funny, but drive home a point. each one featuring a character we may sit next to or see in the mirror. this week it's the phone booth. >> it's someone who uses their cell phone but speaks very loudly about very personal, intimate details. the things we don't need to know about. >> reporter: still to come, the potty mouth, no explanation necessary, and the traveling d.j. >> could you please turn it down? i have my headphone on, what's your problem, lady? >> reporter: there's a rider with their feet on your seat. >> i agree, it's quite rude, actually. >> but you're still there. >> i am.
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>> reporter: train's not crowded. >> if it was crowded, i'd wipe it off and let someone sit there. >> reporter: do you think this is a good investment of your commuting dollar? >> i do. it's a way to spread the word. everything has ups and downs. >> reporter: social media is with riders complaining nj transit spent their fare hike money on this, but nj transit says politely -- >> a nice experience commuting is worth its weight in gold. good news for job seekers in delaware, the christiana mall is expanding, bringing extra possibilities for workers. the mall held a job fair this week. 3,500 people already work there but 1,000 more are needed for the holidays. a few of the big stores already opened, the container store opens tomorrow and dsw a few weeks later. managers say there's likely a job for anyone who might be interested. two more colleges strip bill cosby of his honorary degrees. tufts university in massachusetts withdrew the
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honors today. cosby was given the award at tufts in 2011 and in maryland in 2001. cosby's never been charged with a crime, but a half dozen universities have decided to pull the honor recently amid sex assault claims by more than a dozen women. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good evening, we're still seeing mild conditions, but that's going to be the last of it over the next couple of days, temperatures will stay cold. so there's a closer look at the sun setting, it looks beautiful out. going to be a nice evening for an early dinner, but a cold weekend is on tap for us. we're going to see the first frost and freeze of the season, then i'll have your colts/eagles forecast. temperatures in philadelphia at 63 degrees, speeds out of the west at 8 miles per hour. humidity at a comfortable level. across the rest of the region, 61 degrees in wildwood, low 60s, at the atlantic city airport, 62 degrees in dover, 60 at
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wilmington, 68 in pottstown and the 50s right now in allentown. cold night tonight, but not as bad as we head into saturday night and also into sunday night. our current temperatures show that all this cold air is going to head our way. you'll notice buffalo right now at 37 degrees, detroit at 50 degrees, and again, this cold air is going to come our way as we head into tomorrow. that cool air is out of here as we go into the rest of tonight. that cold air is going to set up shop and stick around, not only for saturday, but also sunday and then into monday. so that's when we'll start to see some of the coldest air in our region. it's going to be monday morning. a freeze watch has been issued for all the areas here highlighted in purple. philadelphia not under a freeze and frost advisory right now, but patchy frost is going to be possible saturday night heading into sunday night. let's take a closer look at what to expect in the two areas under the freeze watch. we expect to see a cold sunday morning, especially in parts of
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the south jersey. down to about 33 degrees, down to 33 in millville, we'll wake up to temperatures in pemberton at 33. frost is going to be likely, but sunday morning and early monday morning, so we have a cold couple of days ahead for us and even colder closer to the lehigh valley and also the poconos. expect temperatures in quakertown on sunday morning at 29 degrees. only 31 in pottstown, 31 degrees in lands gin dadale. cold weekend on tap for us during the day, average for this time of year is 67. heading into tomorrow we stay in the mid 50s. big drop from today, we were in the 60s. now we drop down into the 50s. tomorrow we stay there, sunday, heading into monday, and that monday temperature is important because of all the people heading out to the eagles game. expect a cold monday night football game. our radar shot shows we are seeing clearing conditions with our clouds but still a few
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showers starting to push in through the poconos. you'll notice they are dying down as quickly as they are moving in. expect to see a mainly dry night, mainly dry weekend, we could see a few sprinkles with a disturbance that's going to move in as we push into saturday and sunday. here's a closer look at touch weather. as you wake up tomorrow morning for philadelphia, mid 40s. not too bad. we don't warm up that much, though, into tomorrow, staying in the 50s. you'll notice a few pops of precipitation closer to cape may, but again mainly dry for us. then sunday morning is going to be a cold day, most temperatures in the 30s throughout the entire region. so high 30s if you're in philadelphia, closer to south jersey, more closer to your mid to low 30s. then even the 20s if you're in the lehigh valley as we wake up on sunday morning. so a closer look at your eagles football forecast, monday night is the game at 8:30, kickoff temperatures expected to be at 44 degrees, low 40s by the time the fourth quarter rolls around. partly cloudy for us this
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evening, 44 degrees, temperatures to the north and west at 39 and by tomorrow, 53 and 57. seven-day forecast shows 50s are here to stay, overnight temperatures in the 30s. saturday night and sunday night, so by monday morning, it is going to be very cold out there throughout the entire region. we will not see recovery with our temperatures until we get to tuesday at 65 and by wednesday back to the 70s. this evening us airways is flying its final flight, a round-trip trek from philadelphia to san francisco. flight 1939 arrived at charlotte, north carolina, around noon. it's in the air right now scheduled to land in phoenix, then san francisco around 10:00 tonight. it first took off from philadelphia international airport at 10:36 this morning. american and us airways merged in december 2013 but it's taken nearly two years to integrate their systems.
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hi, coming up demarco murray talked about facing the giants stout run defense and the flyers get a welcome return at practice today. all that and more next.
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this is the xfinity sports desk brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. >> hi, i'm amy fadool from comcast sportsnet. the eagles and giants monday matchup is fast approaching. ryan matthews was limited at practice today with a groin injury. nelson aguilar and linebacker kendricks both out once again. demarco murray is coming off his best game as an eagle, over 80 yards on the ground, 37 through the air against the saints in that win. this week all the running backs
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face a pretty good challenge against the giants stout run defense that's ranked second best in the league but murray says he's all for it. >> obviously, they are one of the top defenses against the run, you know, in the league and i've been able to play against those guys the last four years, so it's always been a challenge. ayers and those guys are always playing pretty well, playing at a high level this year, so we have to definitely be on our edge to face up against these guys. >> let's check in on the results of our high school football game of the week voting, oxford versus bishop shanahan is your winner. highlights from around the region on the high school blitz, that's tonight at 11:00. checking in with the flyers, who don't play actually until tuesday but received a very welcome sight today at practice. steve mason returns to the ice today after missing the last two games. the goalie has been dealing with a personal family matter. still isn't sure if he's going to play on tuesday, but for now is happy to be back. >> there's definitely a mental hurdle that needed to be
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overcome and, you know, just takes time. that's why i took the time to come out to morning skate first just to be around the guys and also just to start working back at hockey. >> from the ice to the hard court, less than two weeks away from the start of the sixers season with a setback to the big man, another rash of injuries, the expectations are for another rebuilding effort. a report today detailed alleged ascension over a number of things, perhaps most notably the rehab of joel embiid. the big man will miss his second consecutive season. just an hour ago, head coach said he was unhappy with the way embiid is being portrayed. >> he's 19 and 20 years old now, you know, coach pitino sent me home when i was is t19, too. true. i'm proud of where joel embiid is at. he's had a rough few years not
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playing, and he will get there. we're moving him forward. more importantly, he's moving himself forward. >> referring to when he was at providence and rick pitino was his college coach. that will do it for sports from comcast sportsnet. jim, back to you. >> all right, thanks, amy. coming up tonight at 11:00, an off duty police officer told no guns allowed at a haunted attraction. that story tonight at 11:00. for the girl scout meeting... ok! for the soccer team... for the girl scout meeting... how many meetings are you having?! giant just dropped prices on thousands more items. which makes the checkout lane, victory lane. my giant.
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nbc 10 and telemundo 62 want you to help us celebrate. the fun's happening tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at adventure aquarium on the camden water front. enjoy music, dancing, costumes, arts and crafts, too. you can meet and take pictures with the members of the nbc 10 and telemundo 62 on-air team. head to nbc10.com for details. you can also get a $4 discount by using the promo code 4ninos. >> i'll be out there tomorrow. going to be a lot of fun. take a look at the forecast, cold, cold, cold as we head into
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the weekend, mid 50s during the day, 30s for most locations at night. >> bundle up. for us here at nbc 10, the news continues now with nbc nightly news. tonight, extreme danger coast to coast. mudslides bury a california highway, trapping drivers in cars. a massive wildfire torches homes in texas. and the first freeze of the season, maybe even snow, is coming for millions in the noift. > 9/11 controversy. donald trump putting part of the blame on former president george w. bush. and tonight the reaction from brother jeb. and reports tonight that lamar odom is awake and breathing on his own and even spoke following days of uncertainty after his collapse. and flu season is coming. the major push from the cdc to get everyone vaccinated.

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