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the so-called porngate scandal, but her office admitted this afternoon even some of kane's senior staff prosecutors believe the now unlicensed attorney general will be more limited than she admits and there's concern that some judges or defendants may take issue with cases brought to court by the office she runs. her observers, it could hardly get much worse. >> the challenge for the prosecutors are battling out these issues on the front page of the newspaper. >> and kane's spokesman told me this afternoon she believes she can remain in office indefinitely, even battling those criminal charges. it will likely be the new normal, pending some resolution in the criminal case up in montgomery county. jim and jacqueline? >> all right, george. breaking news just into the newsroom from new jersey. in the past 30 minutes lawmakers in the state senate voted to override a veto from governor
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chris christie having to do with gun control. cydney long is in new jersey talking to lawmakers right now about what led to their decision. we'll hear from them tonight on nbc 10 news at 5:00. and sky force 10 over the scene of a hit and run in delaware county. state troopers in glenn mills are looking for a driver who hit a person riding a bike before 7:00 this morning. troopers are at the hospital hoping to talk to the victim and get his description of the car or the driver. no word on the victim's condition. today a father is facing charges after investigators say he stopped a teacher who was trying to prevent his son from fighting another student. nbc 10's doug shimell went to berks county to find out exactly what happened. >> we had an 11-year-old boy ran up to a teacher said he was being threatened by another kid. >> right after class and police say another 12-year-old boy was in pursuit. >> the 12-year-old boy then in
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front of the teacher came up and started assaulting the boy. he pushed him in front of a moving car in the parking lot and continued to assault him. >> the teenage teacher tried to break it up, according to the affidavit, when the 12-year-old's father intervened. >> the 12-year-old's father grabbed the teacher away from his son and encouraged the kid to continue. >> the affidavit quotes manning as saying, don't ever touch my son or i will hurt you. the father was arrested and jailed on charges of aggravated assault and terroristic threats. >> being a dad myself, i think that's bad parenting and i would never teach my kid to put his hand on another kid. >> and police say they are contemplating similar charges against the 12-year-old boy. in berks county, doug shimell, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> really spring-like fall day felt perfect at this pumpkin patch in wilmington at the
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brandywine river valley, where folks were enjoying hayrides, picking out the perfect pumpkin. that looked good right there. >> i need to get a pumpkin, i'm behind. a live look outside right now, temperatures are expected to take a dive. i loved it today, though, so nice. first alert meteorologist brittney shipp is here now with the first alert forecast. >> it was hard to walk through the door to work, brittney. we're in for some changes? >> yes. it's going to be hard to deliver the forecast. today temperatures warmed into the mid 70s, more than 10 degrees above our average with 65 this time of year, but tomorrow take a look at the big drop, all the way down to the 60s. low 60s and we stay there right into the weekend. saturday 64 degrees, as we head into sunday, 66. this is really going to be the last of the 70s for us. our current temperatures show that throughout town we're at 77 degrees in philadelphia, so we warmed up another several degrees. temperatures inwom wilmington a
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74. 74 degrees in oxford, 74 degrees in millville and dover, so it's going to be a pleasant evening out. city planner shows us by 6:00 p.m. 71 degrees, mix of sun and clouds, by 9:00 p.m., 66. tomorrow we are going to see a cold front move in and drop our temperatures. i'll let you know how much cooler we'll get, plus i'm tracking a chance of weekend showers. after that, nice and mild. i'll go over the details coming up in my full forecast. jim? >> all right. people continue to testify against chaka fattah jr. in his fraud trial. today his former girlfriend on the stand, but fattah insists the government is still not making its case. deanna durante, you spoke to fattah again today? >> reporter: i did. he says that for someone with no legal background, he certainly believes he is winning the case against him. >> in 2010, you know, i made more than $15,000 a month, you know, the government put my taxes for a moment, so i'm sure
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you saw that, and, you know, making more than $15,000 a month and paying your rent and running around, maybe i was at some nice restaurants, maybe i did have a few nice suits, this is one of them. >> reporter: outside court chaka fattah defends his spending habits. >> my tax bill for 2010 is paid. i am charged with paying it late. >> reporter: fattah's ex-girlfriend says paying taxes was not a priority for her then-boyfriend. >> i might get them a car, if i'm doing well, i think it's important to take care of the people i care about. >> reporter: the case against him is weak and he is winning. >> the government has proven nothing so far. i'm more than confident with no law degree and, you know, and, you know, it's funny how earlier this week they were saying i sit around watching "law & order." we're going to see how good that "law & order" background has
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prepared me for this trial. >> reporter: one of the last witnesses of the day, an irs agent that went through a number of tax returns from 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2010, and that witness on the stand showing the jury what fattah jr. had declared as income and prosecutors also holding up checks to show additional income they claim that fattah had not declared for his taxes. reporting live outside the federal courthouse, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> fattah's father, meanwhile, is facing several charges in a separate grand jury indictment. the long-time congressman is accused of misusing campaign funds, donations, and grant money. he also denies wrong doing. his trial is scheduled for next may. congressman fattah is married to nbc 10 anchor renee chenault-fattah. renee is referenced in the criminal complaint against her husband labeled as feperson "e" and affiliate of the fattah
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enterprise, alleging she took part in fraudulently selling a car to pay closing costs on a vacation home. renee is on leave from nbc 10. the two major party candidates for mayor of philadelphia will discuss issues facing the city tonight in north philadelphia. republican melissa murray-bailey and republican jim kennedy will talk to groups that advocate educational development, youth services, and women issues on broad street. right now family and friends are attending the viewing for the 3-year-old found dead in the woods in haddon township. it's been more than a week since brendan creato's body was discovered by a k-9 unit by the cooper river. tonight haddon township is holding a fundraiser in memory of the little boy. some of the proceeds will help the families affected by his death. a delaware county man is charged with trying to lure children at a playground. daniel lee was arrested after
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concerned parents called police last night. they say he was talking to children at the playground of wayne elementary. the children became scared when lee started talking about going to a cabin in the woods. >> situation where the system absolutely worked, that we were notified by the parents of the children immediately after the incident occurred, where they called 911, which initiated a police department response and as i stated, within two minutes, police officers, specifically officer charles and christopher gluk located the individual. >> lee's parents say the 26 year old has autism and regularly interacts with children. police want to hear from you if you have had problems with the suspect. stopping hate before it becomes a crime. that was the focus of a conference at the national constitution center today. members of law enforcement, the department of justice, the fbi, and the antidefamation league addressed hate and hate crimes, prevent, and reverse the
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behavior before someone gets hurt. >> i think it's fair to say the threats we face as a nation have likely never been greater or more diverse and the expectations placed on law enforcement have never been higher. the more knowledge we can collect and share, the better we can fulfill our mission and protect our communities. >> the meeting focused on stopping the spread of hate. a u.s. service member is the first to die in action in an attack on isis. dozens of u.s. special forces and iraqi troops raided a compound in northern iraq. they freed about 70 isis hostages, but an american died in the raid. the person has not been identified. u.s. combat troops rarely take part in direct combat. they are usually limited to training and advising iraqi and kurdish forces. i took responsibility, and as part of that, before i left office, i launched reforms to better protect our people in the field. >> after months of anticipation
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and political feuding, former secretary of state and presidential candidate hillary clinton was on capitol hill testifying once again about the 2012 attacks in benghazi. nbc 10's keith jones monitored today's hearing. >> keith is live in our digital operations center with the latest. keith? >> there are new allegations now hillary clinton could have done more to protect the diplomats on the ground. she's testifying before the committee on the 2012 attacks on benghazi. republicans say eight previous investigations are incomplete. the committee spent nearly a year and a half with more than $4.5 taxpayer dollars investigating why four americans died in the attacks. clinton is being grilled why she didn't personally see hundreds of request for more security, including a request from ambassador chris stevens. >> took those requests where they belong, to the security professionals. >> over 600 requests, you've testified here this morning you had none of those reach your
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desk. is that correct? >> that's correct. >> clinton tells lawmakers ambassador stevens knew the danger. she says this investigation is just a stunt to derail her political campaign. live in the digital operations center, keith jones, nbc 10 news. new video tonight of four men wanted for robbing a small store in south philadelphia in the middle of the afternoon. the men walked into the star mini market about two weeks ago, one man pointed a gun at an employee and demanded money. a second man held the employee's hands so he couldn't go anywhere. they took cash and cigarettes. a store owner put up a fight. look at this video, one suspect waits in the back where the owner is standing, a second suspect goes to the front, confronts an employee, and demands cash. look at the top of the screen, you can see the store owner fighting back against one of the suspects. the second suspect kicks that store owner several times before leaving.
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the store owner is okay. october is national bullying awareness month, and to spread the word and the importance of antibullying, philadelphia's district attorney visited a north philadelphia elementary school today. spoke to students about bullying and urged them to stay in school. the children were deputized as assistant district attorneys against bullying. >> many of the shootings that we have, the homicides, are still the result of someone feeling disrespected and not knowing how to resolve conflict in a healthy way. so coming to schools like this school to talk with some great kids about their own experience with being bullied or bullying others helps us prevent crime in the future. >> since january of last year, williams has visited more than 25 inner city schools to share his message and spread awareness about the importance of speaking up. police in sweden say a 21-year-old man attacked people inside of a school with a sword,
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killing a student and a teacher. police say the man wore a mask and knocked on the door of the classrooms. stabbing the people who opened the doors. police shot and killed that suspect. the motive for the attack still is not known. in st. louis, police are investigating the seventh church-related arson in a little more than two weeks. someone set fire to the door of the rectory here at a church early this morning. no one lives at the rectory and no one was hurt, but all of the fires appear to be started at exterior doors. the first six happened at predominantly black churches, this one wasn't. officials believe the string of arsons is connected and firefighters are reaching out to the community, desperate to get a tip to lead to a suspect and end the string of fires. >> every tip counts and one tip might effect another one. >> they can only do so much. it's up to the community now or his family or whoever knows him to turn him in. >> some tips have come in, but
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police say it's not enough to crack the case. from our jersey shore bureau, a man who brought millions of dollars in fake chips to a poker tournament is going to prison. a judge today sentenced christian lusardi to five years in prison. he also has to pay nearly half a million in restitution to the bor ga da and hara's. he flushed the chips down a toilet. the borgata had to cancel a poker tournament after the chips were found. investigators say $800,000 of fake chips were put into play before the scheme was busted. iron man is coming to atlantic city, taking place september 18th of next year. the iron man organization has been looking to expand in the northeast. the group says atlantic city is an aconic east coast location the athletes and supporters will love to visit. >> the role here is to augment the nongaming attractions for
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this city. we have a terrific city, this is a terrific destination, we have to continue to do everything we can to identify the next best event and this is the kind of thing that we support wholeheartedly. >> the competition begins with a 1.2-mile swim in the back bay, then the athletes will ride a 56-mile bike course and finally run 13.1 miles. i'm tired just talking about it. tonight, ocean city council will hold a preliminary vote on an ordinance that would ground drones within five miles of its airport. that area basically covers the entire community. the proposal argues drones threaten privacy and safety. violators would face fines or 30 days in jail. long beach township has already outlawed drones flying in its community. a new study that measures distracted driving using hands-free voice technology in cars against smartphones. >> and the results may surprise you. more than half of pennsylvanians
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surveyed think voice-activated technology is less distracting than a hand-held cell phone, however, hands free is not risk free. studies showed reaction times slowed for up to 27 seconds after drivers stopped communicating with the system. that means they could travel the length of nearly three football fields before becoming fully engaged in driving again. drivers 54 and older became more distracted than other age groups. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good evening. we have a few changes on the way as we get into the next 24 hours. we did see a warm day today, temperatures at 77 degrees. as we head into tomorrow, we'll drop close to 15 degrees, so a lot cooler tomorrow. also tracking a weekend shower and temperatures will stay pretty close to the average after that, closer to the mid 60s. so a live look outside right now, just a few clouds for us. lots of sunshine, as well, today. so really enjoyable, still 77,
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our humidity down to 38%. wind speeds out of the southwest at 11 miles per hour and the rest of the region at 70 degrees in the poconos, 75 in dover, 72 in wildwood. you can see the warmer air coming up from the southwest, but that's going to change with the cold front and that's why the temperatures are going to drop into tomorrow for the end of your work week and set us up for a pretty cool weekend ahead. so your future temperatures show we are going to see this cool and mild air shifting to the south, this cold air coming down towards philadelphia and new york, most of the northeast, and that's going to linger into tomorrow and saturday. so there's the cold front that sweeps through as we go into the rest of tonight and into tomorrow, that's going to help bring in cooler air, which will stay around as we get right into the weekend, saturday and sunday, in fact, it's going to be a chilly start to your weekend as we head into saturday morning you'll notice temperatures in the 40s for philadelphia, into the mid 30s for allentown, stretching out to harrisburg, dover, and atlantic city. keep that in mind as you're making your plans, we are going
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to see a cooler start to the weekend by saturday morning. radar shot shows we have a few clouds streaming by, isolated showers that have popped up mainly near the poconos, but you can see as they continue to travel south they are pretty much dying out. also breezy conditions into the rest of tonight, wind gusts up to about 27 miles per hour for philadelphia, up to 27 in the poconos. we'll stay breezy into the overnight hours and as we head into tomorrow it's going to be a breezy, cooler start to your friday. you'll really notice the difference, especially as we get into the afternoon, temperatures in the 70s today. by tomorrow we are barely going to make it into the low 60s. the next thing we're tracking is a few sunday showers as we head into the weekend. this is mainly going to be in your overnight hours, early morning hours on sunday. maybe as you're going to church you might want to keep your umbrella handy because we're going to be dealing with a few light showers. maybe another round closer to 5:00 p.m., but really we're only expecting about a tenth of an inch, so light, light rainfall expected for us. a big drop in temperatures as we
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head into tomorrow. we do expect temperatures to stay in the low 60s with the cooler wind from the north. 50s for the poconos, 60 degrees for pottstown and a big difference from what we saw today. high today at 77, average at 65, tomorrow we drop down to the low 60s. 62 degrees on your friday. take a look at saturday, 64 degrees. it's going to be a chilly saturday morning start. we're tracking a chance of morning showers on sunday, high of 66 degrees, so right around average. then we cool things down into next week, stay below average at least monday and tuesday before temperatures start to recover heading into wednesday. well, if you're a dog lover, you know about this guy, the "today's" show friend named wrangler has become a fixture in new york. >> i think he'd be great friends with your dog, brittney's dog, sheena's dog. today wrangler made a trip to philadelphia. how did we miss this? >> i wish i had seen him. at the end of the summer the
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show made a promise if the bitter account made 3 million followers wrangler would visit three places in three days. tomorrow morning off to independence mall, maybe we can head up there. wrangler also visited washington, d.c., and dallas. you can follow his adventures with #wranglerontheroad. a warning to all parents. what health experts say children are taking too much of that's permanently impacting their health. undergoing chemotherapy, this child is given ten times his proper dosage. we're asking the hospital about what went wrong and about how the boy's doing now. coming right up on nbc 10 news.
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they may help your kids heal. >> but a new study shows that children who regularly use antibiotics may gain weight faster than those who have never taken the drugs.
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seven or more times weighed an average of three pounds more by the age of 15 than children who had never taken antibiotics. researchers say the drug may wipe out the healthy bacteria in the body, leading to permanent changes in how food is absorbed. there's something else to think about. second-hand smoke may not only be bad for young lungs, but also harmful to children's teeth. new japanese research links exposure to second-hand smoke with an increased risk of cavities in young children. those who were exposed to tobacco smoke at 4 months old were twice as likely to have a cavity by the age of 3 as children living in a nonsmoking home. take it outside, that's the message one local city is sending to its workers at lunchtime. >> not everybody is happy about it. find who's complaining the plan is hurting their bottom line. and we've been following the chaos in delaware county for months. now the state has planned to turn around the troubled down, but will it work? the nbc 10 investigators search for answers next.
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and as for temperatures in the mid to high 70s, once again we are tracking big changes on the way. i'll let you know about a cool down on the way, plus what to expect into the weekend.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> right now at 4:30, a new twist in the story we've been following for months here on nbc 10. the state now has a plan to help a struggling local town from itself. the nbc 10 investigators have been following the chaos in cal win for nearly a year now. >> they've been highlighting the problems. harry hairston is here with the state's proposed plan. harry, what is that plan? >> here it is right here. this is the 120-page report released just this week.
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inside, tough recommendations to save the borough, but at least one colwyn official says it's too demanding and he doesn't want it. the state says this is the guy to save colwyn borough. >> our role is to try to get them back on track. >> steve and his team at consult solutions were hired by the pennsylvania department of community and economic development to come up with a plan after the colwyn council asked for the state's help. they spent months analyzing the borough. the report states colwyn's elected officials are incapable of running the borough in a responsible and consistent fashion. >> are you surprised they survived as long as they have? >> yes, but surviving -- survived partly by not being able to pay a lot of their bills. >> the biggest problems in colwyn were financial accountability and recordkeeping. >> basically every other
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government we've dealt with already has that and is doing that properly. colwyn is not and that's one of the biggest problems. >> back in february, the nbc 10 investigators uncovered colwyn's sloppy bookkeeping and questionable spending. including transactions written down on small envelopes. >> they don't have the basic foundation of a fiscal accounting system with the proper checks and balances. >> the report calls for procedures to be put in place to monitor spending and ways to better collect taxes and fees. it also calls on the council to hire a borough manager to handle the day-to-day operations. >> eliminate the borough manager's job! >> the nbc 10 investigators were there for the colwyn coup when council members eliminated the manager positions in order to fire rivals. >> you want to fire me? i'm not taking it. >> the state report says the borou borough's problems have been largely self inflicted due to
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poor behavior by its elected officials. how critical is it to have a borough manager? >> our recommendation is it's one of the most critical things they have to do. >> council members jesse brendan and paul muser didn't like being called incapable and say colwyn needs a bipartisan manager. >> the piece about the borough manager, the piece about the code enforcement being integral, you know, i'm down with all of that. >> complete day-to-day operations of this borough you can't run without a borough manager. >> is this report fair? >> absolutely not. >> council president was a main component of getting rid of the borough manager. he says he's infuriated by the proposed plan. >> i'm not going to vote for that the way it's laid out in that report, it was happen hazardly put together. >> he's not surprised by the reaction. >> our proposed recovery plan is harsh and it will require a lot of changes.
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>> so here's where things stand right now. mullen and his team will present the plan to the council and public on november 5th. the council will have until the beginning of december to vote on it. if they vote it down, the council will have to submit its own plan for recovery to the state. now coming up at 5:00 we talk to a familiar face in colwyn who is ready to apply for the borough manager's job. for the investigators, harry hairston, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's another warm fall day across our area. here's a live look now at the jersey shore from our camera in cape may. if you are loving this recent stretch of warm weather, enjoy it while it lasts. maybe do some outdoor dining tonight. meteorologist brittney shipp is here with the nbc 10 first alert forecast. >> changes are coming, right? >> changes are coming. we're definitely going to cool things down into tomorrow, so about a 15-degree drop by tomorrow to end your work week, but right now still nice and mild. you have time to get out there and jog.
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75 degrees in allentown, 74 degrees in pottstown, 74 in reading, 70 degrees currently in the poconos, 74 in wilmington and temperatures will continue to drop tonight into the 50s overnight, but as we head into your 7:00 hour, 68 degrees for philadelphia, 68 in allentown, so it's going to be comfortable as we get into the next few hours here. our high at 77 degrees for today, so we're saying good-bye for the 70s for the next week or so. look at this map, you'll notice the blue moving in, cooler air coming through, cold front moves through, so that's going to set us up for a chilly friday. by 3:00 p.m. on friday we're talking about temperatures closer to 62 degrees, a big drop from what we're seeing today, barely making it out of the 50s for allentown, 50 degrees by 3:00 p.m. tomorrow in the poconos and 60 in wildwood. we'll continue to see cooler temperatures continue into the weekend, so a cooler weekend on tap for us. our satellite radar shows a few clouds starting to move by here and as we take a closer look at
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where the scattered showers are, little bit near the lehigh valley, but once they run into the drier air, most showers are tapering off. headlines go as follows, weekend showers and temperatures stay average. i'll go over the details in my seven-day forecast. camden police say they busted a busy burglar and the store where he sold his items and now they want to return the stolen merchandise to the rightful owners. there was a rash of burglaries in the area, police identified the burglar and arrested him and found he was selling the stolen goods to a food market on federal street. the store then sold the items to customers. >> also we would like to send a message to all these local stores that you buying stolen items from criminals, we will prosecute you to the fullest and shut you down. >> police say if you may have been a victim, contact them to identify your belongings.
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investigators are trying to figure out what caused a house fire in reading, berks county, early this morning. the fire started inside a row home around 3:30. the flames spread to other homes. no one was hurt. a spray bullet hit a home in philadelphia around 1:30 this morning shortly after a woman says she was awakened by breaking glass. she found the bullet had gone through her bedroom window. police are trying to figure out where the bullet came from. now to a firsthand look after the moments after a shooting at northern arizona university. police body camera video here shows the officers arriving on the scene where one person was killed and three others were injured. it also shows several views all rolling just minutes after the shooting. police say stephen jones fired multiple shots. >> shooting took place right out here where the dead body is. we've got at least six rounds down in the gun right there.
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>> this camera shows what appears to be police finding the murder weapon. the suspect was arrested. dealing with student loan debt is a problem plaguing students across the country. >> now philadelphia city council is taking aim at the problem. details on what they are proposing still ahead. also, some good news as we head into the holiday shopping season. the nation's larger consumer electronics retailer making a big change to a popular program that could save you money. and it's a hot item on holiday wish lists, but some people may have to let go of their dreams of new legos, all because of a shortage of the popular toy. find out if it could impact your holiday shopping and if you can still get your hands on them still ahead. also time's running out for your high school football game of the week. here's a look at where the voting stands right now. this week's choice choices. all right, cast your vote, go to, call or text your vote to 610-624-4111.
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voting closes today and then we'll announce the winner tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00.
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sprint will pay nearly $3 million in fines amid charges it failed to notify some customers that they were being charged an extra monthly fee. the settlement involves monthly fees of $7.99 added to the bills of customers with lower credit scores. the ftc says sprint failed to tell many consumers about why they were placed in a more costly program. well, you'll get free shipping this holiday season if you order from best buy. the chain is dropping all restrictions. best buy typically requires customers to spend at least $35 to get the free shipping, but starting sunday best buy will offer free shipping for the holidays, a move many consumers have come to expect from retailers when they shop. here's a favorite toy for many, lego, and the makers are struggling to meet higher than expected demand in europe.
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>> they are still popular after all these years, people are still playing with legos. >> i don't still, but did for a long time. >> in fact, it is so bad that the company may not be able to make all of its christmas orders in time. orders in the u.s., the company says, should be fine. a lego spokesman says the company is investing millions in expanding production in mexico, hungary, and denmark to meet the demands. the cost of higher education can, of course, be crushing. >> now philadelphia city council is taking a look at the local impact. how they are hoping to help ease the burden on area students. and they are a lunchtime favorite, but a group in one local community is fighting back over a food truck plan. why they are pushing to keep the trucks out of their town. 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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i want a supreme court judge who knows the law. for the past seven years, i've served on pennsylvania's second highest court. and the bar association has given me their very highest rating. i want a judge who understands regular people. i was the first in my family to graduate from college. my dad was a coal miner. my mom- a factory seamstress. i want a judge with integrity. me too. and that's why i'm running. i'm christine donohue. it's time to bring integrity back to the supreme court. philadelphia city council is shining a spotlight on a national issue, really, we're talking about student loan debt.
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>> today council introduced a resolution to investigate the impacts of student loan debt on philadelphia's economy. lauren mayk spoke to students about how they are dealing with the costly burden of higher education. >> at temple, jack morgan is working toward a job in advertising. >> i'm studying strategic communication. >> but something aside hard work is waiting. when you graduate, how much money are you going to owe? >> i think, like, over $100,000. >> nationally, the consumer financial protection bureau puts student loan debt at $1.2 trillion, double the amount of about a decade ago. >> i think there's a lot of people struggling. students, parents, grandparents. >> tennis o'brian and others, including ed rendell, now calling for a special committee to look at the impact of student loan debt and potentially come up with ways to help. how can philadelphia solve an issue that is a nationwide
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issue? >> we've got to jump start the conversation somewhere and because we have 85 institutions of higher learning in this region and the excellence in our academic centers, it's appropriate we start it here. >> here, where sophomore jack morgan, for now, concentrates on studies, but in a few years -- >> you hope that all of this is worth it and that the education leads to, you know, a degree and then a job in some field that you're interested in. but it's very scary. >> so what could this committee come up with? one option could be financial incentives if graduates stay here in philadelphia. at temple university, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> according to a report by bloomberg, since 1978 college tuition and fees have increased by a whopping 1,120%. during that same period the price of medical expenses just about 600% and food costs increased more than 200%.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> we saw really nice conditions today. temperatures pretty close to 80 degrees, 77 was our high. as we head into tomorrow, big changes on the way. temperatures are going to drop about 15 degrees. here's a live look outside right now. really pleasant evening for us, but cooler conditions expected for tomorrow, plus i'm tracking a chance of weekend showers mainly on sunday. then after that we're going to stay average, closer to the 60s for most of next week. here's a closer look at your temperature trend, today at 77. average this time of year is 65. below that average heading into tomorrow down to 62 degrees, then we'll stay in the 60s right into the weekend. so right now for philadelphia we're at 77 still. wind speeds are breezy out of the southwest at 11 miles per hour. we'll see our wind speeds kicking up as we head into the rest of tonight as a cold front starts to pull down from the
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northwest and right now throughout the rest of the region, 70 degrees in the poconos, 74 in reading, 79 in coastville. 74 degrees in wilmington. comfortable in northeast philly at 76. 74 degrees. mid 70s in woodbien, 76 degrees in lewes. now we're going to start to see the cold air coming down from the north and it's going to hang out into the weekend. there's the warm air, we say good-bye as the cold front moves through, drops some of the cooler air from the north. see the wind speeds staying out of the north as we head into friday and into your weekend, as well. that's going to set us up for a chilly weekend start. take a look at some of your temperatures on saturday morning, into the mid 30s for allentown, 40 degrees for philadelphia, mid 40s in atlantic city. not quite as cold as what we saw last weekend, but cooler than what we've seen the past couple of days. satellite radar shows we have a few little clouds moving through and few scattered showers mainly
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in the poconos, but again, totally confined to the north of the poconos, we don't expect those to drift towards philadelphia. future temperatures show us into saturday nice and dry, but midnight on saturday, 1:00 a.m. on sunday, we start to see light showers moving in, light rainfall. by 5:00 a.m. the rain starts to transition closer to philadelphia, parts of south jersey, the northern part of burlington county and clears up into the rest of sunday. your highs around the region tomorrow will drop drastically from today, so we were at 77 today, now we drop down to the low 60s tomorrow for philadelphia, 63 for northeast philly, and 60 degrees for pottstown. seven-day forecast shows as we head into the next couple of days, you'll notice the biggest difference is going to be between today and tomorrow. so we'll drop about 15 degrees into your friday, 62 degrees cooler, conditions expected for cold overnight temperatures, so saturday morning we'll be around 40 degrees, then take a look what happens into sunday, slight
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chance of showers on your sunday and then as we head into the rest of monday and tuesday, back to the 60s we go. not too bad, but not as warm as today. >> i made it a point to get out early today and enjoy it. i felt like after today that's it, it's over. >> no more. no, it will still be nice, but not the high 70s, so you're right. >> right. >> definitely going to be cooler. still nice, mainly dry. >> that's good. >> optimism here. thanks, brittney. the fight over food trucks is dividing a local town. >> wilmington might be opening up some more public areas to food trucks, which is great news if you have a food truck, but some restaurant owners say it's really going to hurt them and the people on their payroll if it happens. we'll look at both sides of the story coming up.
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food fight in wilmington. restaurants battling to allow more food trucks in their city. >> supporters say the plan would bring more variety to the city, but the restaurants say that increased competition will hurt their bottom line. nbc 10's delaware bureau reporter tim furlong reports. >> you're seeing them more in wilmington, food trucks. right now they have to have deals with businesses where they can lure office workers away from their building's cafeteria. >> hamburgers and french fries, do something else. >> wilmington is now writing up a proposal for a pilot program to allow food trucks in select spots around the city, paying daily parking fees and lots of regulations, but could get themselves where their hungry customers are. >> ready to go. >> reporter: the city already lets food trucks set up here in rodney square one day a week during the warmer months of the year.
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local restaurants say variety is okay, but if the trucks were around the city every day of the year, that could really cut into their business. she runs the rat pack bistro inside an office building and says food trucks during the summer forced her to cut back employees' hours. >> when you put them out front of a building like this, it t e takes away from the 12 businesses already here. >> the city would try to keep trucks away from restaurants. india said the city could hurt restaurants who pay taxes. some food truckers say -- >> you have to adapt to make an accomplished country. >> reporter: running a food truck has its own risks and problems. >> as soon as you have a bad weather day and find a location is unavailable, it's not as easy as they think. >> reporter: wilmington city council could make a decision in november. we'll let you know what they decide. in wilmington, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. >> nbc 10 news at 5:00 is next. >> here's keith jones. next on nbc 10 news at 5:00, a family says their young son is
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fighting for their life after a mistake with his cancer treatment. next, we're taking a closer look at how a mistake like this could have even happened. and another very unseasonably warm day today. temperatures well into the 70s, but a cold front's about to move through that's going to drop temperatures for tomorrow. i'll show you how cool going into your weekend coming up. plus, remember her? she went on the most infamous bike ride in history. now the woman at the center of an ebola scare is in new jersey and wants the state to pay up. that's next on nbc 10 news at 5:00. [ female announcer ] business travel isn't just about the going.
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right now at 5:00, vetoed. new jersey lawmakers override cover chris christie for the first time. the battle over gun control led to a heated debate in the state capitol. and with winter around the corner, one state is going high-tech with its snow plows. how it will help clear the roads and save money. but first, the young boy fighting for his life. first cancer and now possibly a dangerous mistake with his treatment. nbc 10 news at 5:00 starts right now. we first told you about the struggle for isaac harrison on nbc 10 news at 11:00. his family says philadelphia hospital gave the 11-month-old ten times the dose of chemotherapy. >> today we wanted to know more about how a mistake like this could have happened. nbc 10's aundrea cline-thomas has more. >> reporter: at just 11 months
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old, doctors diagnosed little isaac with a rare form of cancer, initially a doctor gave him only a week to live, now months later he continues to fight for his life. >> survival rates can be pretty bad depending on how young you are when it first arrives and whether it has spread when it's first diagnosed. and so it needs aggressive treatment. >> treatment for isaac included chemotherapy, but his parents learned health care providers at st. christopher's hospital allegedly administered ten times the recommended dose, possibly for five days straight. >> chemotherapy there's always a balance between what's a medication and what's a poison. >> reporter: a medical doctor and malpractice attorney says bleeding issues, liver, and gastrointestinal complications are concerns after an overdose. in his practice, he's seen these errors before. >> the mistake happens. whenever humans are


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