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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 involved, you get mistakes.
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medications errors happen. >> reporter: now i spoke to isaac's family, they say his condition can change by the hour. he is in stable condition and late this afternoon he was moved out of icu. tomorrow the family will meet with representatives from st. christopher's hospital to find out really what happened. we also contacted st. christopher's and they said they can not comment about this case in detail citing privacy issues but say patient care and patient safety is a top priority. >> aundrea, while we have you here, we both know here the amount of chemo the boy received isn't the only issue here, right? >> reporter: that's right. you know, jim beasley said there's only a certain amount of chemo someone can get over their lifetime and you have to remember that isaac is only 11 months old, so it's still unclear how this dosage will affect his treatment long term. keith? >> aundrea cline-thomas reporting live for us in center
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city, thank you very much. in the meantime, isaac's form of brain cancer occurs most commonly in infants and toddlers. the average age of diagnosis is 15 months old. only 20 to 25 new cases are diagnosed each year and usually involves surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. police in delaware county say the system worked to catch a possible child predator. daniel lee was arrested on luring charges by police. concerned parents called police last night. they say he was talking to children at the playground at wayne elementary. the children became scared when lee started talking about going to a cabin in the woods. lee's parents tell nbc 10 their son has autism and often interacts with children. new video into nbc 10. police released this surveillance footage of a double shooting from tuesday night in philadelphia. detectives are trying to locate the dark colored vehicle with tinted windows seen in the
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video. you can see the car approach the suspect and then speed off. the incident happened on north 18th street. police say two people were shot multiple times. both victims were transported to temple hospital in critical, but stable condition. anyone with information is asked to call police. first alert weather, hopefully you were able to spend some time outside today. this is a live look at the schuylkill river trail near center city, philadelphia. temperatures jumped into the 70s. >> it was really nice. unseasonably warm. sheena parveen is here now with more on our changes, sheena? >> jacqueline and keith, we have some changes under way. cooler changes, so if you like the warmer weather, enjoy the rest of today because the cold front is right on our doorstep and the cool air behind it is going to start to move in friday, going to last through the weekend, too. right now we have clouds around, not much in the way of rain with this, but through the rest of the evening you'll notice more cloud cover, then clearing again tomorrow. look at the air mass that is
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just behind that cold front. temperatures in about the low 60s. 40s up in canada, but through the day tomorrow, we will see the 60s come back into the forecast. right now we are in the 70s. 75 degrees philadelphia, 75 northeast philly. so far we have gotten up to 76, 77 degrees through parts of the area, 72 in allentown, 73 degrees right now in millville. for the rest of the evening, though, mostly dry, 74 degrees by 6:00 p.m., fairly mild. 8:00 tonight, upper 60s and by 10:00 still not that cold, 64 degrees, clouds will be here, but the cooler air you will notice when you wake up tomorrow morning. coming up, a look at how cool it will be for your friday and your weekend forecast, we're tracking a chance for showers, that's straight ahead. new information tonight about a montgomery county man secretly recording women in fitting rooms. shaun moses will spend the next 18 to 36 months in prison. he must also register as a sex
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offender for the rest of his life. not only did a man record women changing clothes in dressing rooms, he filmed girls on the beach and through apartment windows. police say he would upload the video to the internet. police began their investigation after two college students reported seeing a camera light in their window. you know, i would imagine i thought more about what happened than all of you put together. i've lost more sleep than all of you put together. i have been racking my brain about what more could have been done. >> hillary clinton defends her actions to the republican-led benghazi select committee. she faces grueling questions about the 2012 attacks on the u.s. embassy. there was some new information, a lot of tension and drama and sharp partisanship. >> steve handelsman has the latest on that hearing from
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capitol hill. >> reporter: the showdown got emotional. >> okay, what must we do better? >> reporter: republicans said tell the truth. >> what did our leaders in washington do or not do and when? >> reporter: clinton testified as secretary of state she never saw slain ambassador's chris stevens' request for more security. >> he did not raise security with me. he raised security with the security professionals. >> reporter: republicans charged after the u.s. facilities were overrun on 9-11-2012, clinton covered up. republicans have clinton e-mails. in one to her family just after the attack she blamed an al qaeda-like group. publicly she blamed anger over an antimuslim video. >> there was a lot of conflicting information that we were trying to make sense of. >> reporter: republicans charge clinton was protecting president obama, running for re-election claiming he had al qaeda on the run. >> you can live with the protest about a video, that won't hurt
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you, but a terrorist attack will. you can't be square with the american people. >> reporter: democrats charged today's hearing is about the 2016 election, an effort to derail clinton's campaign. back to libyan e-mails, 2011 on the right, 2012 on the left, was clinton ignoring the danger? she said she used memos in meetings. >> i didn't have a computer, i did not do the vast majority of my work on e-mail. >> reporter: clinton kept her cool, as the q&a went on and on. 44% of americans in the nbc news/wall street journal poll says they were not satisfied with hillary clinton on benghazi, but that was before today's hearing that could change some minds. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, capitol hill. a chief law enforcement officer lost her license to practice law. kathleen kane's suspension took effect this morning. this afternoon the attorney general's office confirmed kane plans to continue working, focusing on the, quote, 98% of
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her job that is administrative and medicine jeerl, not legal. her office admitted even some senior staff prosecutors believe the now unlicensed attorney general will be more limited than she admits and there's concerns some judges or defendants may take issue with cases brought to court by the office she runs. for local observers, the saga seems to rattle with the foundations of pennsylvania's legal system. >> believe that the issues that surround this compromise the integrity of the criminal justice of the court. >> today kane released hundreds more e-mails sent by justice michael eakin in a so-called porngate scandal that ensnarled prosecutors and judges. the western banks of the lehigh river in allentown are about to get a facelift. officials broke ground on a mix use construction project today, featuring office space, apartment complexes, retail stores, and restaurants at the
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former site of lehigh structural steel. the final project is expected to create 2,900 new jobs for allentown region. long time delaware state senator robert marshall is jumping into the ring to become wilmington's next mayor running as a democrat. he ran in 2012 but dropped out before the primary election. marshall has been a state senator since 1978. take a look at the competition, mayor dennis williams, theo gregory, norman griffiths, kevin kelley, and eugene young are also running for mayor. hispanic leaders across delaware gathered today for the state's second annual latino summit. this was the scene today, more than 55 exhibitors were on hand. latino leaders say the summit provides an opportunity to discuss strategies to build on delaware's growing latino community with a strong focus towards hispanic youth. >> it's just so critical, because the youth today don't see necessarily the growth in
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the hispanic community, but they are ultimately going to be the majority and no longer the minority. >> today's event is sponsored by delaware's hispanic commission. local film enthusiasts, you are in for a treat. tonight is opening night for the philadelphia film festival in center city. they'll kick off the event with two screenings of the film anna malisa. the festival runs through november 1st. nbc 10 has been following the chaos in colwyn for months now. there's a new twist. she yelled and screamed and refused to leave her office, but colwyn's former bureau manager may have the last word even after she was fired. now the opportunity to get her job back. plus, a father accused of encouraging his son to fight another student. now he's the one facing charges. what he says to the teacher who
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tried to protect the victim. and i know, we're not ready for it just yet, we're talking about snow, but one state apparently is. how their plows are going high-tech and that will help clear the roads this winter.
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right now at 5:00 the gun control debate heats up in new jersey.
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tempers flared today as lawmakers argued over a law that would put more restrictions on gun buyers. governor chris christie vetoed the law, but this afternoon lawmakers voted to override him. cydney long has more from trenton. >> i reprimanded senator madden and i'm going to reprimand you. >> reporter: for the first time since 2006 during the government shutdown and to make sure all lawmakers were accountable for the vote, steve sweeney placed the senate chamber under call. >> this clearly is the right thing to do for society, the judicial system, and those with mental illness. >> reporter: legislation that would require state police, local cops, and judges to be notified of anyone who applies for a gun permit with an expunged or hidden mental health record. >> ladies and gentlemen, it is time to stand up and to override the governor's veto. >> tensions flared on the simplicity of the bill. >> i will not ask you again. >> reporter: on the possible embarrassment of the governor.
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>> with all due respect -- >> we disagree. >> reporter: when the bill's co-sponsor stood up to say it doesn't go far enough due to past gun massacres in which the suspects were never previously committed. >> eric harris and dylan klebol killed 12 students and one teacher at columbine, neither of them have ever been committed. >> the judges want it, law enforcement wants it, and once this bill becomes law, we will have other time on a bipartisan basis to deal with the larger issue of mental health and access to guns. >> that was cydney long reporting. in the meantime, a warning now to drivers from u.s. safety regulators, get your airbags fixed or risk a deadly crash. eight people have died because of airbags that explode with too much force. if you have air bags made by taka that corporation and received a recall notice, officials say you need to get the repairs done quickly.
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more than 23 million have been recalled but 23% of the vehicles have had the airbags replaced. a million dollars in restitution has been paid to ten victims of former subway pitch man, he's pled guilty in august to child porn and sex crime charges. the victims were each given checks for $100,000. four more victims could have their checks by the time the disgraced spokesman is sentenced in november. and the child abuse charges for a substitute teacher at a new york school, cell phone video of kelly dugan in new jersey. 31 year old was indicted on charges of child abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. she was fired after videos like this one were made public. dugan pled not guilty to the charges. bail has been set for the five men who allegedly took part in a fraternity hazing ritual that killed a new york college student. all five suspects were arraigned
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in a pennsylvania courtroom earlier today. police charged those five frat members with third-degree murder yesterday. 37 people charged in the death of michael deng. the suspects are members of pi delta psi fraternity. in 2013 frat members physically abused deng in a brutal hazing ritual, knocking him unconscious and then delaying calling for help while they tried to cover up their actions. findings from a new report say multiple factors contributed to an inmate's escape at a pennsylvania jail. that inmate allegedly killed a woman while on the run. robert crissman escaped from jail on july 30th. the 38 year old got away while he was unsupervised and working outside the jail. the report says crissman should never have been given a job outside the prison due to his heroin addiction. the report also uncovered poor morale and guard training practices at the prison. one guard was even nodding off
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the morning of the escape. prison officials say despite the findings, no guard should be held responsible for the incident. snow removal in the state of pennsylvania is going high-tech. >> we're talking about snow removal right now. penndot is set to equip more than 700 snow plows with movable tracking technology. very interesting, the trucks will be outfitted with automated vehicle location devices. they'll have access to realtime info to track plow routes, vehicle movement, and usage materials. officials say the increased data will be a huge money saver. penndot plans to make the information available to the public later this year, later, later, later this year. >> i'm hoping so much later. it was in the 70s today. i don't want to think about snow, sheena. >> maybe in 2017 we can start thinking about that. i don't want to think about the "s" word either. especially with a beautiful day like today.
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unseasonably warm outside, 77 degrees in philadelphia, average high is 65, but today is going to be the last day with this. cooler tomorrow, we have a cold front about to move through and it will be dropping temperatures through the day tomorrow, not just the morning hours, and through part of your weekend we are tracking a chance for showers, not the whole weekend, i don't think it will mess up your plans but overnight saturday and early sunday we could see showers move through. clouds are here and it's all part of the cold front. so we don't have any rain around with these clouds. we did have some rain trying to approach the lehigh valley but the atmosphere is too dry for that. 75 degrees in philadelphia, the clouds will be sticking around through the rest of the evening. mid 60s, that's where we should be this time of year, but we're well above that. yesterday we hit 76, today we hit 77 degrees, so far big drop, though, as we go into tomorrow from 77 today, to 62. that's a high temperature and saturday mid 60s. sunday same thing, and we'll be watching rain chances through the weekend.
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so over the weekend at least we'll be where we should be this time of year. still in the mid 70s from wilmington up to trenton, mostly even mount holly 74 degrees, atlantic city 74. low 70s allentown, 68 degrees mount pocono, so comfortable outside for just about everybody. there you see the clouds moving by, but really no rain with the clouds. it's all because of that cold front sitting back off to our west. that's going to swing through as we go into the overnight hours and into tomorrow. then we'll see the clouds clearing up. in the meantime, though, warm air mass is still in place and eventually the cold front moves through, bringing down colder air from the north. it's not going to be cold like it was last weekend. we're not talking about that type of cold, but it is going to be much cooler with the north wind. temperatures low 60s tomorrow, then saturday morning to start off your day saturday it is going to be pretty chilly, mid 30s through the lehigh valley, 40 degrees for the philadelphia area, closer to the mid 40s along the shore, so a chilly start to your saturday, but we will be topping out in the mid
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60s, where we should be this time of year. tonight, though, clouds around early in the evening and early in the night, then we start to clear out. cool temperatures 52 for the low in philadelphia, mid 40s areas north and west. tomorrow, sunny cooler day. temperatures only in the low 60s, so big change. more than ten-degree drop from today, so you might need at least a light jacket through the afternoon if you think that's chilly. by saturday, mid 60s through the afternoon, morning lows north and west in the 30s, even some of our new jersey suburbs and by sunday we could be seeing a few early morning showers. i don't think it's anything that should mess up your plans, mid 60s and that's another cold front moving through, so by next week we're going to be starting in the low 60s again. next on nbc 10 news at 5:00, she may have taken the most infamous bike ride in history. now the woman at the center of an ebola scare in new jersey is taking the state to court. plus, the eagles, of course, have so many fans, but now
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another bird is making waves on football fields. more on the excitement surrounding the temple owls. 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. this is nbc 10 news. >> the new jersey nurse quarantined last year over ebola fears is suing the state of new jersey.
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attorneys for kasie hickox filed a lawsuit today. governor chris christie is named in the suit. the lawsuit claimed she was held against her will. she's reportedly seeking a minimum of $250,000. hickox was quarantined in new jersey while returning to maine from a trip to africa where she worked with ebola patients. she was released after three days and returned to maine where she defied orders and went for a bike ride. she currently lives in oregon. the month of october marks the beginning of flu season and as high lie contagious, it's also highly preventable, making a visit to a flu vaccine clinic a good idea this weekend. flu causes more than 200,000 hospitalizations each year. vaccination rates have been on the rise, helped by a big public health push. according to the centers for disease control, about 44% of american adults and 59% of kids get the flu vaccine, but vaccinations must be done annually to help prevent
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recurrence. >> if you've had a case of the flu and i've got a case of the flu last year, it really lays you out for a couple of weeks, and it can be dangerous and there can be side effects. still safer to get a vaccine than not to get a vaccine. >> statistics show more people die from the flu each year than any other communicable disease. and despite the uptick in the number of people getting vaccinations every year, up to 20% of americans get sick from the virus. takes an economic toll, too. more than $10 billion a year in direct medical costs, not to mention billions more in lost productivity. encouraging his son to fight and threatening a teacher. more on the allegations against this father next on nbc 10 news at 5:00. plus, more chaos could be on the horizon in colwyn. how a controversial figure could be returning to work even after the council voted to fire her.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> fire me? i'm not taking it! >> she yelled and screamed, refused to leave her office, even had food delivered through her window. nbc 10 was there as colwyn's former b former borough manager fought
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back. eventually paula brown did lose her job, but now she has a chance to get it back. >> the nbc 10 investigators have been following the chaos in colwyn for months now. harry hairston joins us with the latest and the latest twists, harry? >> that's right. right now colwyn does not have a borough manager position. the council eliminated that position last spring in what some called the colwyn coup. a team hired by the state to fix colwyn's financial failures says the borough needs a manager. >> make a motion to do that. >> reporter: it was a night that came to be known as the colwyn coup. council member fred lesser made a motion to remove the borough's manager position. that government did away with the position of a borough manager. mistake or not? >> we do think it's a mistake. you do need someone, an administrative person, a borough manager, to run the operations.
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>> reporter: that's one of the big recommendations part of a report that details changes the team believes need to be made in colwyn if the borough is to survive. steven mullen is president of the company hired to help colwyn get back on track. >> we wanted to make sure the operations side of the government, our recommendations is the operations side be sort of outside of the political infighting here so that the borough can be run properly. >> reporter: the plan calls for council to appoint an experienced borough manager. the state wants to have a say in who is hired and who is going to pay for at least part of the positions, compensation for three years. >> my application is ready, waiting, and ready to go. >> reporter: former borough manager paula brown believes she is the right person for the job because of her experience in colw colwyn. and her time as manager she engaged in screaming matches
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with council members. >> i have dropped it to your door! >> reporter: she alleged misappropriation of taxpayer funds and gave borough documents to the district attorney. when she was fired in april, she locked herself in the borough hall, getting food delivered to her through a window. >> get me a straw? >> reporter: in recent months she's been vocal at council meetings. >> the report describes what the job description of the borough manager was and that was exactly what i was doing and what my job description was when i first had the job in january of 2014. so i'm ready. >> colwyn has never needed a borough manager. >> reporter: he says he won't vote for the proposed plan, especially if there's a chance brown could be borough manager again. the two are political rivals. as far as he's concerned, the current part-time employee can keep colwyn running just fine. >> i have two ladies working in the office right now, i got the
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top municipal lawyer in delaware county on call 24/7, and i know enough about government to get things through. >> reporter: mullen and his team don't believe the borough's elected officials can fix the borough's problems themselves. >> they are incapable of setting up the proper fiscal conditions. >> reporter: the financial recovery team will present its report at the november 5th council meeting. the council has until the beginning of december to approve the current proposal. if they vote it down, they will have to come up with a plan of their own. for the investigators, harry hairston, nbc 10 news. we want to turn to breaking news now just into the nbc 10 newsroom. septa police say they've identified the giants fan seen getting punched by an eagles fan in the video here. it happened at the 69th street station following the eagles/giants game monday night. you can see the punch to the right of the screen here. as a matter of fact, back right now, septa police say they are working to arrange an interview
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with the guy. there's also cell phone video of the punch police are analyzing. you can watch the cell phone video that police are looking at right now on nbc10.com. right now at 5:00, a father under arrest. he is accused of encouraging his son to fight another student and then threatening the teacher who tried to stop it. nbc 10's doug shimell has more now from berks county. >> reporter: in the middle of antibullying month, james manning was arrested for allegedly teaching his son to be a bully. >> appears that he was egging it on after the fact, once it got started, he was apparently supporting it, his 12-year-old's actions. >> reporter: manning's 12-year-old son was seen chasing and threatening an 11-year-old boy after school at muhlenberg elementary. >> the 12-year-old boy in 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.
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>> reporter: the police affidavit says manning pulled the female teacher away from his son saying, "don't ever touch my son or i will hurt you" and allegedly told the 12 year old to keep punching the other boy. >> it's sickening. we get fights at the school fairly regularly, very unusual to have a parent that's actually supporting the child that's doing the assaulting. >> reporter: the community was stunned. put him in jail? >> yeah. >> reporter: why? >> because he was antagonizing the child to do it. >> i would never teach my kid to put his hand on another kid, you know, you have to be a bigger person and walk away. >> reporter: there was no answer at manning's address, but his girlfriend tells nbc 10 off camera that manning's son had been threatened earlier in the day by the 11-year-old boy and was simply defending himself. manning is in jail facing charges of aggravated assault and terroristic threat. doug shimell, nbc 10 news.
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from our jersey shore bureau, officials in atlantic county, new jersey, are warning local business leaders to be on the lookout for a burglary suspect. several businesses along the route 9 corridor have been hit. officials are urging business owners to be extra vigilant. >> make sure their alarms are set, their lighting indoor and outdoor lighting is in working order, if you see any -- be aware of your surroundings, if they are closing, if they see anyone suspicious in the area, please contact the police. >> police say a dark colored compact, possibly a honda civic, was observed in the area of at least one of these crimes. the federal fraud trial for chaka fattah jr. continues. today his former girlfriend on the stand as fattah jr. continues to insist the government still isn't making its case. fattah's ex-girlfriend told the jury paying his taxes wasn't a priority for her then-boyfriend. outside court fattah jr.
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defended his spending habits in a case where the u.s. government is alleging he didn't pay his taxes. >> a tax bill for 2010 is paid, just so we're cleared. i'm charged with paying it late. >> fattah jr. says despite having no legal experience, the case against him is weak and he's winning. questions, do these belong to you? the surprising place police recovered dozens of stolen items. plus, what's in a name? subway calls them foot longs, but customers say their sandwiches are coming up short. now the restaurant chain is promising to make things right.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> i don't know what cats being squashed sound like. you can't sing. >> my goodness. the master of the sharp tongue
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is headed back in front of the cameras. simon cowell from american idol and x-factor is going to replace howard stern on "america's got talent." nbc hasn't announced what other judges will return for next year's summer season. >> does an insult sound better with an accent? talking about talent, they are women on the move. honored some of our area's extraordinary businesswomen. our own tracy davidson was the emcee at the event in drexel hill. the women were featured in the october issue of main line today. as part of a proposed class action settlement, subway will now actually measure the length of the bread used for a popular foot long and six-inch sub. >> the reason is nine people sued the company and because their subs didn't measure up. the lawsuit grew from a media post about a foot long sub that came up short. the company says variables in food production make it hard to guarantee each loaf of bread will be a certain size.
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when you think of temple university, football may not be the first thing that comes to mind. >> but the temple owls are making a huge splash on the field. now they are getting ready to take on one of the most prestigious programs in the country. sheena? >> and enjoy the warm air while still out there today, because tomorrow we have a much bigger cool down coming. i'll show you that and a chance for weekend showers coming up.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> camden police are trying to reunite stolen merchandise with its owners. they showed off some of the stolen goods found inside a store on federal street during a search yesterday. they were led to the food market after a burglar was responsible
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with a series of break-ins. the suspect sold the stolen goods to the store. if you think you're a victim, call camden police. meanwhile, north jersey recruitment flyers of the ku klux klan handed out, had drawings of a klansman on a horse and confederate flag that read "join the klan, save our nation." also a phone number for a group called royal white knights in north carolina. police in st. louis are investigating the seventh church-related arson in a little more than two weeks. someone set fire to the door of the rectory of a church there early this morning. federal agents have joined in the search for a suspect after a string of arsons targeting churches in st. louis. >> nbc 10 national correspondent jay gray takes a closer look. >> reporter: the images have become disturbingly familiar. >> this is a very suspicious set of fires. primarily the same way, same locations in all these churches.
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>> reporter: seven churches in st. louis likely targeted, investigators say, in arson attacks over the last two weeks. the latest, the shrine of st. joe receive overnight. all of the fires were started in the same way, using accelerants on an exterior door. the damage ranging from a few hundred dollars to what appears to be a total loss. until last night, all of the churches affected had predominantly african-american congregati congregation. >> hate crime, whatever you want to call it, the church has to recognize it for what it is, this is a sin issue. the spirit of evil has no color preference. >> reporter: federal agents have joined in the investigation now, as firefighters go door to door searching for evidence and answers. >> every tip counts and one tip might effect another one. >> right now there's no clear indication who may have started the fires or why, but what is clear is that the attacks have sparked a growing flame in those
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most affected. >> this arsonist is playing with fire and literally ignited a community. we're coming together now and because of these actions, this community is going to be stronger. >> reporter: the strength and unity defined by their faith. jay gray, nbc news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, a gorgeous day today. temperatures still in the 70s. unseasonably warm outside. over ten degrees above where we should be this time of year and we're going to end the day with dry conditions. we do have more clouds around because of a cold front approaching the area, but no rain really expected with this. tomorrow once the cold front moves through, it is going to be quite a bit cooler than today. we'll be dropping into the low 60s. and over the weekend we could see some showers moving through with another cold front, but i don't think that's going to mess up your weekend plans, mostly overnight saturday and very early sunday. even after that, the 60s are
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going to be staying in the forecast. we're not looking at any extreme cold, but it is going to be quite a bit cooler. right now we are still in the 70s, low 70s allentown, mid 70s through the philadelphia area, south jersey and delaware all still mid 70s at this hour. so very comfortable, but the drop is coming as early as tomorrow. so you will notice it, highs only in the low 60s and we stay around the mid 60s through your weekend, average high 65 degrees. so we will be seasonal as we go through the weekend. right now we are unseasonably warm. clouds are around, not much in the way of showers, maybe sprinkles moving into lancaster county. most of the area will be staying dry as we go through tonight and then once that cold front moves through, we'll see the clouds clearing up. it's just back off to the west and once it does move through, clouds are going to clear and the cold air is going to start to spill in. tomorrow afternoon you might need a light jacket, not as warm as today. future precip and temperatures showing the cloud cover also. the clouds stick around through
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the overnight hours, then start to clear up for tomorrow. 4:00 tomorrow afternoon, highs only around the low 60s for most of the area, areas through the lehigh valley and the poconos, you could be in the upper 50s through tomorrow afternoon, but plenty of sunshine. then we go into the weekend, kind of a cold, chilly start into saturday, areas north and west through the lehigh valley could be bottoming out in the mid 30s. philadelphia area around 40 degrees, but by 8:00 saturday morning you'll probably need the jacket. through the afternoon we keep the temperatures the mid to low 60s and there's the rain chance i was talking about. here's sunday 7:00 a.m., rain chance wouldn't move in until overnight saturday, early sunday, then we start to see it clearing out. i don't think it will be messing with your weekend plans, but we will be staying on the cooler side. tonight, clouds early, then clearing in time for sunrise. cool temperatures, 52 for the low in philadelphia, 46 degrees areas north and west. tomorrow, sunny, cooler, too, quite a bit cooler than today.
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again, you might need a light jacket through the afternoon. saturday we are in the mid 60s, colder start, mid 60s sunday, then we go into next week and cool back down. 60 for monday for the high temperature, low 60s tuesday, mid 60s wednesday and thursday so we don't have any of the 70-degree temperatures, so try to enjoy the rest of your evening. >> good advice, sheena. we know people love the eagles, but another football team is starting to attract new fans in philadelphia. right now the temple owls are undefeated and tonight looking to go 7-0. >> danny pommells from comcast sportsnet joins us now. temple fever, danny. >> no doubt about it, still plenty of room on the bandwagon, no doubt about that. biggest game of the year for the oil owls. the owls enjoying rarefied air these days, ranked 22nd in the country in the associated press poll and enter tonight's game with a record of 6-0.
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head coach and the players are looking to not get ahead of themselves. >> i'm really pleased with our progress, pleased to be where we are, and we know it's going to be an unbelievable battle and really hostile environment on a short week, so proud of our guys the way they've prepared so far and will continue to do so. >> all we can control is this game. we're not looking past it. you know, this is the biggest opportunity for us right here and we have to go out and play our game. if we play well, we'll win the game. >> task at hand. coming up at 6:00, more on temple's big night, plus the eagles getting set for cam newton and the panthers. for now, danny pommells from comcast sportsnet. back to you. >> thank you very much. time is running out, by the way, to vote for our high school football game of the week. come on, people, to cast your vote there's still time, go to nbc10.com, you can also call or text your vote to 610-624-4111.
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voting closes tonight. we'll announce the winner tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. hands free, voice activated, all the new technology that's supposed to keep us from getting distracted. >> but it may be having the opposite effect. what you need to know before using this technology behind the wheel.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> all right, parents, have you ever wondered how your teenager drives when you're not around? >> listen to this, pretty soon cars will give parents report cards on their teen's driving habits. the teen assist system will first be introduced in the 2016 chevy malibu in december and the report card is just the beginning here. the car automatically slows down to avoid pedestrians and steers them back on track if they are veering off the road. if a teen isn't wearing a seat belt, get this, it won't let them play music or sync their phone. >> audio is muted until all seat belts are fastened. once i put on my seat belt, the music comes on. >> that's a great feature right there. car crashes are the number one killer of teenagers, by the way, with distracted driving behind the wheel being the leading
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cause. and a new report just out is raising some new concerns about distracted driving. >> it found even hands-free technology in your car that's supposed to promote safety is causing drivers to become distracted. here's nbc's chris clackum. >> please say the name. >> mike. >> reporter: voice-activated, hands-free technology is there so drivers can keep their hands on the wheel and their minds on the road. >> the research confirmed that hands free is not risk free. >> reporter: but aaa's traffic safety foundation has found often just the opposite is happening. >> what's particularly surprising is that that cognitive distraction is not only prevalent when people are using the system, but it persists or lingers for up to 27 seconds after they actually stop using the system. >> reporter: foundation president shows new research shows hands-free systems are, in fact, distracting themselves.
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he says that means at 25 miles an hour a driver can drive the distance of three football fields, definitely mentally, and maybe even dangerously distracted. >> xm channel 3. >> reporter: the aaa foundation reported technology in ten-type passenger vehicles and smartphones and expects the same results if other cars and phones were tested. while kissinger applauded both industries for working towards safer systems. >> distracted driving of all sorts remains a major traffic safety issue. >> reporter: a safety issue that results in 3,000 people a year getting killed in crashes involving distracted driving. chris=wรณ.t clackum, nbc 10 news. coming up next on nbc 10 news at 6:00, attack ad wars in one atlantic county race as four candidates compete for two spots in new jersey's legislature. we're live with a breakdown of the buzzed about campaign
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strategies. sheena? and today nice and warm, tomorrow, though, some cooler changes even going into your weekend. a look at the numbers and the next rain chance coming up. but first, can pennsylvania's attorney general do her job with a suspended law license? the questions coming out of her own office today. it used to be illegal.
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atlantic county didn't allow its elected politicians to take large donations from contractors doing business with the county. then will pauls changed the law, allowing him to pocket thousands of dollars in campaign cash. now pauls is taking thousands from those who want to move casinos to north jersey, threatening our jobs and our local economy. and he said he wants the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." we just can't trust will pauls. nbc 10 news starts now.
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>> right now on nbc 10 news at 6:00, this 11-month-old boy who's fighting cancer may have gotten ten times the chemo treatment he needed at a philadelphia hospital. tonight we're learning more about how that could have happened. but first, pennsylvania's attorney general can no longer practice law. kathleen kane's law license is suspended as of today, but she's still collecting her $158,000 salary. good evening, everyone, i'm jim rosenfield. on the first day with a success p pended license, questions are growing whether kathleen kane can run her office. some of the questions are coming from inside her own office. nbc 10's george spencer is joining us live in studio. george, there's concern this could have implications in the courtroom. >> jim, some attorneys are concerned that judges or defendants may take issue with cases brought to the court by the office kane runs, but today her spokesman told me she believes she can remain in office indefinitely, even without an active license.
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for weeks now attorney general kathleen kane has herself been a criminal defendant, accused in a perjury and media leak case that preceded the suspension of her law license. at midnight last night, that suspension took effect, meaning pennsylvania's top prosecutor can't prosecute. >> if i was advising her, i would advise her to take a leave of absence and turn the office over to one of her assistants. >> reporter: ed rendell said kane has the right to defend herself in court but acknowledging the challenges she faces, yet kane insists she'll continue to work and operate normally, focusing on the, quote, 98% of her job that is administrative and managerial, not legal. for some who spent time in harrisburg, the scandal shakes the foundation of the state's legal system. >> i believe that the issues that surround this compromise the integ

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