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jersey. you may need an extra sweater. >> or you could count on these guys to keep you warm. the link is going to be fired up tonight for the eagles hosting the giants and the birds and their fans will present fan favorite brian westbrook with a special honor. good morning. i'm chris cato. >> i'm lauren mayk. let's start this morning with the weather. meteorologist bill henley joining us now with your first alert forecast. we need you this morning. how cold is it? >> it is cold. the temperatures are still falling below freezing for most of the area. clear skies in philadelphia, 36 degrees in the city. most of the area is colder. right now we're looking at 20s for pottstown, millville, atlantic city airport is 29, it's below freezing in trenton. chester county 20s for west chester, chadsforward and 29 in
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phoenixville. coatesville reporting 27 degrees this morning. so it's cold all around. we'll see sunshine, but you have to layer up this morning. feels like december, 7:00, 35 degrees. by 10:00, we'll be in the low 40s and then low 50s at 1:00 this afternoon and still climbing at that hour. temperatures will be climbing in the 50s for most of the area. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood, when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're watching out for an accident in montgomery county. use caution through the area. as for delaware ramp closures on 95, south and northbound through 202, those are closed for construction, on 95 northbound ramp to 896 northbound. heading out the door there, there might be small delays. the schuylkill expressway no problems around the vine street expressway, as you can see either direction if you're heading east or westbound, no
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problems, 13 minutes eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway average speeds of about 61 miles per hour. when i come back we'll check with mass transit. >> calendar says fall but it feels more like winter right now. katy zachry is live at septa jenkintown station. they are going to be bundled up all morning. >> reporter: all morning. one thing i forgot is my gloves. i'm wishing i had them. take a look, you see we just saw a mass exodus of people leaving the lobby area here at the septa station in jenkintown and board the bus. the warm bus, the key word this morning. it is cold out here. it is 1 degree over freezing. where we are in the jenkintown area. this person came a little too late to get on the train. the lobby just minutes ago opened so at least there will be a place for him to stay warm. throughout the morning when the
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lobby was not open, in this parking lot i was watching, travelers pull up, stay in their car, their cars would stay on. the heater on full blast until the last second and they could go from the car to the train. you can see some of the cars have frost on them. you will be seeing this. some of you as you wake up this morning going out to your car if it wasn't in your garage, if it was left in the driveway or on the street you might have a thin layer of frost. this is a good morning if you have automatic starters to get that going because this feels like winter, we are dealing with that fall freeze and people were caught offguard. some had to pull out the hats, the gloves and the heavy coats in anticipation. you'll hear from some of them in the next half hour. reporting live, katy zachry, "nbc 10 news." >> choppy waters and cold winds kept the coast guard busy over the weekend.
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a man fell overboard, he managed to get back on his boat and wait for help. the coast guard helicopter took him to get medical attention. that wasn't the end of the res cute. a boat had to board the man's boat to take care of his cat. he was sailing with his cat. then the coast guard had to air lift two fishermen. the men had mild hypothermia when crews arrived. also saturday a crew from the coast guard's cape may station had to tow a sail boat to safety. the boat broke down and with a freeze advisory in effect the person on board couldn't risk spending the night on the water. >> two families are homeless after fire tore through their mobile homes. officials say this is a case of arson. flames broke out early yesterday at the trailer park on indiana road in stanton. police told us three homes were set on fire. damage to two of them is in the tens of thousands of dollars.
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one victim told us he and other family members including children woke up to the smell of smoke. delaware police are looking for these two armed and dangerous suspects. this is for a deadly home invasion in the dover area. troopers say the two broke into a home on saturday morning. one was killed in a struggle with the suspects and his 18-year-old daughter was shot and killed as the suspects ran from the home. 35 degrees, and on to the race for mayor. the race for philadelphia's mayor is back in the spotlight tonight. democrat jim kenney and republican melissa murray bailey face off in a debate for 7:30 tonight at temple university's center for the performing arts, doors open at 6:30. it's free but you need to register in advance. and you can also tweet questions to@philly.com using #next mayor.
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>> near pli a year after losing a bid as pennsylvania's governor, kor sbet teach iing. corbett taught high school history and civics back in the 1970s. >> are you ready for this. like so many times in the past the eagles giants game is a battle for first place. the eagles are 2-3, the giants are one game ahead, 3-2. here is a look at coach tom coughlin and the giants team arriving in center city yesterday. eli manning is having a great season on pace for a career year. but he's lost to the eagles 11 of the past 14 times. and the eagles are going to make it tough on him. so will fans at the link. the eagles are wearing the black jerseys and fans are doing likewise having a blackout at the link. >> also tonight, halftime the eagles will in-duct brian west
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broon brook into the team's hall of fame. he played at villanova and helped spark the eagles offense during the run of the last decade. he made the pro bowl twice. he also etched his name in eagles history with this 84-yard game-winning punt return against the giants. it was fittingly on this very day back in 2003. brian westbrook will join us live at the link for a special edition of eagles game day kickoff starting tonight at 7:00 here on nbc 10. how would you like to buy a two bedroom cottage with a legendary back story. how you can call it home. and this kangaroo is hopping around in the northeast. we'll see where. >> hopefully he has a hot water bottle in that pouch. it's a cold start. layer up.
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the temperatures are falling. most of the area is below freezing. coming up on 5:38, right now 35 degrees here at nbc 10.
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20 minutes before 6:00. we are a little more than an hour and a half away from sunrise. clear skies at the link right now and the temperatures are falling. 33 degrees for northeast philadelphia, with temperature at 4 degrees below yesterday's level. in south philadelphia, the 36 degrees with the 6-mile-an-hour wind, feels like 31, the wind chill. satellite, we're in the clear. we will see bright sunshine but it's going to be a cold morning at the bus stop. most of the area below freezing to start with. 30 degrees in the city, 34 freeze warning until 9:00, we will see sunshine through the day today and the temperatures will warm. but we're only going to warm in the 50s this afternoon.
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that goes for the pocono mountains. 51 camelback, bethlehem and fleet wood in the low 50s later today. nothing but sunshine for bordentown, new hope and abington. 50s at the shore with sunny skies, just low 50s for cape may, avalon and rehoboth beach up to 51 degrees. plenty of sunshine and slow warm-up. 53 for malvern and woodstown, 55 in philadelphia. the weekend forecast, the full seven-day when i'm back in ten minutes. >> we'll crank up the heat and stand by. 5:41. you're in the car getting ready to get in the car, hopefully head to work let's check traffic. >> hopefully the heater is working. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on the roads for us. >> we're smooth sailing so far for the morning. pretty quiet monday so far. don't want to get ahead but on route 1 the boulevard, around fox street, no problems if you are headed northbound or southbound to the schuylkill expressway. it's a good drive. as for our drive times, around the philadelphia area, 95
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southbound from wood haven to the vine street expressway 13 minutes, the schuylkill okay, eastbound drive time of 13 minutes there as well from the blue route to the vine. tornado watch for a disabled vehicle around south street, pretty much in the process of being cleared but something to watch for. the blue route is okay. southbound from the schuylkill to 95. that's 14 minutes, average speed of 67 miles per hour. so that means people are moving out there. when i come back we're going to check in with new jersey roads. he was jailed for shooting and killing his girlfriend, but now south african olympian oscar pistorius is about to go free. >> he is going to have most of the freedoms that people who did not kill anyone also enjoy. >> pistorius will be freed on parole, just one day short of a year behind bars for killing his model girlfriend reeva steenkamp.
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oscar pistorius, the south african olympian who made international headlines for shooting and killing his girlfriend tomorrow will be released from prison. pistorius will be freed on parole one day short of a year behind bars for killing his model girlfriend. pistorius testified he shot her at his home late on valentine's day 2013 thinking she was an
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intruder. he was convicted of manslaughter, acquitted of premeditated murder. he was sentenced to five years in prison but became eligible for parole after 10 months. many in south africa say his punishment was too light. >> it's not fair. >> that amount of time is unacceptable. >> pills miss will spend the rest of his sentence under house arrest at his uncle's home. the father of a chicago boy who accidentally shot and killed his brother admitted to buying the gun illegally and showing the 6-year-old where the gun was hidden. michael now faces child endangerment charges. investigators say his son grabbed the gun and shot his brother in the face while they were playing cops and robbers. the boy was rushed to the hospital but he died. community leaders say this death could have been easily prevented. it's part of a growing problem in the community.
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>> can't put a gun inside of the house. you cannot show a child a gun. that's the wrong thing to do. you are supposed to lock this gun up, put it away. >> santiago says he bought to the protect himself and his family after getting death threats around his involvement in a gang-related murder case. >> the gunman wanted for a deadly shooting at a zombie themed street party hasn't been found. a man died, four were injured in that shooting sunday morning. witnesses say the streets were chaotic, and it was hard to tell whether the shooting was real because a lot of the people at the party were wearing halloween props. >> to decision 2016 now. another weekend has come and gone and we're inching closer to filing deadlines but still no decision from vice president joe biden about running for the white house. meanwhile, the feud between donald trump and jeb bush is getting more personal. over the weekend trump jabbed bush about the role of his brother the former president,
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during 9/11. jeb bush fired back with this ad. >> trump says he quote always felt that i was in the military despite never serving in the military and draft deferments during viet nam. >> there is nobody bigger or better at the military than i. >> jeb bush's campaign says the video raises questions on whether trump has the judgment to be commander in chief. >> 5:48. new information now on a legal case that the u.s. at guantanamo. a judge could decide if the trial of several 9/11 terror suspects can move forward. they could get the death penalty if convicted. the judge halted the trial last year when a defense lawyer revealed the fbi had questioned members of his legal team. >> there are reports this morning of more deadly violence in the holy land. a palestinian gunman shot nearly a dozen israelis before he was killed. the gun fire broke out last night at a bus station in southern israel. officials say the man stabbed an
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israeli soldier and shot and killed another soldier and wounded 10 more with an automatic rifle before police gunned him down. this deadly violence erupted a month ago, tensions surrounding a holy site sacred to jews and muslims. >> victims and survivors of the boston marathon bombing are honored and remembered with a new peace guarden in massachusetts. family members of victims survivors and first responders gathered yesterday to break ground for the project. it's a block from the home of krystle campbell, she was one of the four people killed by bombs in april of 2013. the new garden will have four plaques in honor of the victims. the project is scheduled to be completed next year. if you watch the eagles on tv tonight you'll get a bonus, that is out of this world. >> hopefully it's a bonus on top of an eagles victory. a new trailer for the upcoming star wars movie that will air at halftime. this is a clip here of the
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second teaser trailer for the the force awakens. the new film debuts december 18, tickets go on sale right after the trailer at the halftime of tonight's game. >> and the chill will be in the air certainly for tonight's game. >> a chilly game. we saw that over the weekend, too, and we're getting the coldest air this morning. heading out, you're sending somebody out, bundle up. temperatures are going to be chilly. the eagles forecast with clear skies we'll see the numbers drop in the 40s. tailgating time, 49 degrees, 45 at kickoff and by late in the game, fourth quarter, in the low 40s. this morning, it's colder than that, though, with clear skies, philadelphia has dropped into the 30s, much of the area below freezing. look at mount pocono. 21 degrees. you will see sunshine in the pocono mountains but at this hour without sunshine that
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number is falling, could drop in the teens this morning. atlantic city is at 29, northeast philadelphia just 1 degree above freezing. cold enough in the mountains to make snow. that's what they are doing this morning in blue mountain, making snow. mother nature produced snow yesterday in some of the western suburbs. it's cold enough for snow but our skies are clear so we're not going to get a repeat of the scattered showers. 20s for millville and atlantic city. wrights down 28. down to 29 now in langhorne, from richboro to doylestown in the 20s. look quakertown dropped to 25 degrees. plenty cold. there you go, we're in the clear t clouds that produced the scattered showers yesterday are offshore and out of the picture for the rest of the day. and we'll see a warm-up with bright sunshine at 9:00, not much warmer but 36 degrees, that's improvement. by noon time, 45 degrees in philadelphia, allentown up to 43 and 45 in wilmington.
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then it's into the low 50s by 3:00 this afternoon. and the numbers go a little warmer but not much. low to mid-50s. bright sunny skies and a light breeze. chilly tomorrow, not as told as this morning, 42 in center city, the suburbs in the 30s, but looks like we'll stay above freezing tomorrow morning. and then look at the warm-up in the afternoon near 70 degrees on tuesday, if that's not warm enough for you check out thursday and friday. middle 70s. and then it's back to the chill for friday and the weekend. 60 degrees on friday. we'llble in the 30s saturday morning. 61 in the afternoon. a little warmer sunday but a chance of scattered rain showers. >> it's about eight minutes until 6. heading out the door there is an accident. >> we have our traffic reporter jessica boyington keeping an eye on that. what are you finding? >> this has been out there since before 4:00 a.m. surprising that we still have it.
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but it's not blocking any of the lanes on the garden state parkway in little egg harbor township southbound at route 539 which is exit 58 only the right hand shoulder that's still blocked. so something to watch out for before you head out the door. 295 around the black horse pike right now no problems, 12 minutes even through the work zone from 38 to this point at the black horse pike you can see both lanes north or south are all moving along. there is construction on route 55 in new jersey. southbound between little mill road and franklinville and garden road in vineland. lane closures until about 3:30 p.m. typically cleans up early but watch out for this. >> there will be a lot of focus on school buses this week. it's national school bus safety week. experts are making some demands when it comes to making sure children are safe. they want every bus to have longer stop arms and mounted cameras to encourage safe driving including bus drivers.
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the biggest problem, other drivers. a recent survey shows they commit more than 78,000 illegal passing violations in a single day. riding a school bus still is the safest way to transport a child to and from school. >> big yellow vehicles, conspicuous, easy to see and they are high, they have all of the kids up high out of the crash zone. it is the way to get kids to school if you want them to arrive safely. >> based on that sur stray up to 14 million moving violations could happen in the u.s. in just one school year. >> still ahead a new app that allows you to monitor your health including the fat in your body. we'll explain. and this kangaroo is hopping around in the northeast. we'll tell you where and why coming up.
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>>. >> 5:57. japanese electronic makers for people to monitor health through smart phones. there is a new app that allows users to measure their fat with
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sensors in their smart phones. sony has developed wrist bands to check sleep quality. another researcher says it has developed a device that can detect cancer by analyzing your breath. >> attention bruce springsteen fans, there are a lot of you out there. we've got quite an opportunity for you. you can live like the boss. >> yes. real estate that you may want to check out. the jersey shore home where the boss wrote the born to run albums, the entire album, that home is going back on the market. the two bedroom cottage is listed for $299,000. not bad. right. the last owners planned to turn it into a tribute, sort of a museum to the rock legend. that didn't work out so they are putting it up for sale. it's where he wrote the album thunder road and jungle land. >> could be yours.
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>> this guy is born to run. >> staten island looked like the outback. this guy got loose. his name is buster, he escaped from his owner and sort of bounced around for about 15 minutes before the police picked him up and brought him back to his owner. he was visiting from upstate new york. some do. maybe wanted to do sight seeing. do kangaroos like cold weather? >> we'll have to ask. i'm pretty sure he would say no. the owner lives in new york and said it got loose. >> bouncing around. >> you may want a bigger fence. you're watching "nbc 10 news." "nbc 10 news" at 6:00 a.m. starts now. time to layer up, zip up and put on gloves if you can find them. we're dealing with a fall
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freeze. >> a live picture where cars are covered with frost. we're going to get your first alert forecast hour by hour this morning. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm chris cato. bill told us friday that the cold was coming. really forget until you step out the door and it slaps you in the face how chilly it is. quite a monday morning. >> yeah, you might need extra time to find your ice scraper with so much frost. it's widespread this morning. the temperatures have plummeted overnight. didn't get that warm yesterday but it definitely is cold this morning. 36 degrees in philadelphia. that's 5 degrees colder than yesterday at this time. and there's a light breeze but it's enough to make it feel like it's 31. look at the 20s, reading, pottstown, doylestown, millville, atlantic city in the 20s and dropped to 32 degrees at northeast philadelphia airport. haddonfield is 27, and below freezing in glendora and

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