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>> reporter: neidy, we're told, has two other children. no persons of interest in this case have been identified. that's why vineland police are making a plea to the public, if you have any information about their whereabouts to give them a call. reporting live in vineland, aundrea cline-thomas, nbc 10 news. to more breaking news, this out of burlington county where emergency crews are on the scene of a serious accident. it involves a school bus in south hampton. investigators say it collided with another vehicle at pemberton road and ridge road. the person in the car has serious injuries and in the past 15 minutes we've learned nobody on the bus was seriously hurt, but parts of the area are blocked off while police investigate the school bus crash. nbc 10's denise nakano also on the way to the scene. she's working to get more information, which we'll bring you as soon as we get it. >> familiar faces, and kind of thinking about how fast time went, you know, just very appreciative and very thankful for everyone, to those who
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supported, those who didn't. it was all just, you know, part of the entire journey. >> reflecting on the end of an era. tonight, lakers star and pennsylvania native kobe bryant taking his good-bye tour to philadelphia. taking a live look inside the wells fargo center, where excitement building for bryant's final game against the sixers in philly. tip-off just about an hour from now. bryant spoke within the past hour, he said he always enjoyed playing at the wells fargo center, even if there were some boos and always looked forward to the rituals he can only enjoy in philly. >> every time i come here, there's fresh pretzels sitting at the top of my locker. i mean, it's been every year, every year. since i came into the nba. it's been fresh pretzels, little side of mustard, and i always have my larry's cheesesteaks waiting for me after the game. >> sounds good, kobe didn't wait until after the game to enjoy the cheesesteaks. he headed there last night near
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st. joe's university. a lot of people waiting for him outside. you can feel the kobe fever tonight, with those who know bryant looking back on his career and time in our area playing for lower merion. doug shimell live outside the wells fargo center with more on the impact kobe has had on the game and the fans. doug? >> reporter: it's actually a little difficult to tell, are there more philadelphia 76ers fans here at the wells fargo center or more kobe fans? if you want to see kobe just one more time, you drive from new york like charlie hopper's family did. >> people want to remember him as this old guy that can't really do much anymore and he's accomplished so much already. >> reporter: juan grew up during the championships. >> i watched the game with my dad, and from that time, i love this game. >> reporter: it's ironic the lower merion grad from almost two decades ago will take his final bow in philly against a
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sixers team on the verge of a record number of losses. former sixer world b. free remembers the one on one game with kobe years ago when he warned about retirement. >> great career that he had, you know, now it comes back to him. i'll say, kobe, remember you beat me during that game? see the young fellas now? it's a different world, isn't it? >> reporter: for the 2,000 kids learning about finances at the wells fargo center, kobe bryant is the brand. >> he's very famous and he's very popular back then. >> even if his career is at the end, i feel he did what he needed to do. >> reporter: actor and college football player hill harper does not look at kobe's last stand as the end of a one-man dynasty. >> young players are the future, not about ending something, it's about beginning something new and passing the torch. kobe bryant is going to be around a long time, influencing this game, but just in a different way. >> reporter: for the purposes of tonight, kobe bryant means a spike in ticket sales for a
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winless franchise. live at the wells fargo center, doug shimell, nbc 10 news. >> got to be loving that, doug. here's a quick look at kobe bryant's career and connection to philly. he was born in philadelphia august 23rd, 1978. in 1996 bryant led lower merion high school to the pennsylvania state championships, and that same year he was drafted by the charlotte hornets, but he was later traded to the l.a. lakers and in 2001 bryant won the nba championship in philadelphia. that was the second of his five championships. and in 2010 lower merion high school named its gymnasium after bryant. a lot of memories for him right here, john clark? >> reporter: yeah, hey, i'm on the floor inside the wells fargo center and there are a lot more fans with laker jerseys and kobe bryant jerseys than sixer fans. coming up in sports we'll hear from kobe and he'll talk about the thing he learned playing on philly's playground here that led him to being one of the
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greatest basketball players ever. we'll see you then. >> see you in a bit, john. to our weather now, and not the kind of day you want to spend outside, unless you enjoyed dodging the raindrops. nbc 10 in camden this afternoon where people held on tight to those umbrellas as they walked along haddon avenue. taking a live look in center city, roads are wet, rain expected to taper off into the night, but haven't seen the last of it yet. let's get to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. what about the morning rush, glenn, soggy as well? >> it's going to be damp. i think the main issue tomorrow morning is going to be the fog. we're seeing the rain really taper off this afternoon, traffic is moving along. the roads, of course, are still wet, but some places not even getting rain anymore. few hours ago, solid green indicating a large area of rain. it continues to break up, and so we finally ended the streak of 21 straight hours of light rain reported in philly international, but look at this.
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a large area of rain, tennessee, north carolina, moving up in our direction and that's what's going to be affecting us tomorrow. in the meantime we have to watch the visibilities for the fog. mount pocono, dense fog already, pottstown and wilmington, less than two-mile visibility, and that fog is going to get more and more dense as we go through the night tonight. it's not very chilly out there. it is in the 50s across most of the area, and it's going to stay in the 50s overnight tonight. the timing on when to expect that heavier rain for tomorrow with the seven day in a few minutes. philadelphia police looking for the gunman who opened fire inside an apartment complex. happened in the lobby of the alden park apartments in east falls around 3:30 this afternoon. a person was shot three times. he's in critical condition right now. new at 6:00, a delaware county woman is facing charges after she allegedly stole thousands of dollars from her own elderly
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mother. the d.a.'s office tells us she took over as her mother's power of attorney and withdrew more than $40,000 through her bank account and created a go fund me page stating her mother was ill when she was, in fact, healthy and pocketed the money she raised. tonight we're in the 11th hour for the city of philadelphia to hammer out a new franchise agreement with the cable service provider comcast. the agreements only come up for renegotiation every 15 years and the city is pushing the cable giant for significant community givebacks. nbc 10's george spencer has been tracking the final countdown at city hall all day. how's it going, george? >> reporter: jim, comcast and the city have been negotiating towards this agreement for some two and a half years now, and the goal at this point is to get it finalized by thursday. it would be a long-term agreement impacting both the city of philadelphia and the company. at city hall this morning, a final soundoff from philly
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residents about comcast's new franchise agreement and its responsibility to the city where it's based. >> they are role models for others in the community and their leadership has really shown that. >> elisabeth is co-ceo of the boys and girls club of philadelphia and says comcast has embraced her group's mission to help kids, but for every supporter, there are also critics. like this group, which testified in today's hearing about their concerns. >> it's been a real struggle, so comcast, it's like they don't work with us. >> reporter: comcast is the parent company of nbc 10. the city renegotiates its franchise agreement with the internet and cable provider every 15 years. the agreement gives comcast access to city right-of-ways like city roads to provide its cable service in exchange, the city asks for certain givebacks to the community. >> i'm asking comcast to step up
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just a little bit more. >> reporter: but advocates want the city to demand more of comcast, prevailing wages for all workers, bigger contributions to public schools, and an expansion to low income internet essentials program with an end to the 90-day shutoff period required to enroll. >> we couldn't feel prouder of the program and feel we've done more than any entity, public or private, to address the digital divide. >> reporter: many of the issues highlighted by the public today were also addressed by the committee members. it's clear, though, this deal has already come a long way and the goal is to get it finalized by thursday. live tonight at city hall, i'm george spencer, nbc 10 news. from our delaware bureau, kenmore has announced plan to cutback 400 workers, the dupont spinoff company says the layoffs
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will be completed next year. the company expects to save about $50 million a year with the cuts. kenmore closed its edgewood plant last summer. kathleen kane is turning to a former maryland attorney general to investigate the scandal. doug gansler will lead the team of washington-based attorneys to comb through thousands of e-mails. kane discovered the pornographic and objectionable e-mail exchanges last year. kane says the content shows a lack of tolerance or respect for others. >> we've reached a point in pennsylvania where some government leaders have lost their sense of dignity, of duty, and of civility. >> kane is running the attorney general's office without a valid law license. the state's supreme court suspended her license last month while she awaits trial on charges she leaked grand jury information and lied about it.
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the state senate is considering to initiate a process to remove kane from office. you might say there's a grinch on the loose this holiday season. the trick police say this man is using to steal people's package deliveries. polic plus, a major announcement about this year's fireworks display here in philadelphia. glenn? >> well, the wet weather isn't gone just yet. i'll tell you just how long it's going to stick around and when it's actually going to get heavier in my nbc 10 first alert seven-day forecast. nd is giving you more. the ford holiday sales event... with 0% financing for 60 months on 2015 f-150 and focus and 2016 fusion and escape. plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on 2015 focus and 2016 fusion and escape. it's the best gift ever. now during the ford holiday sales event get 0% financing for 60 months plus 1,000 dollars holiday bonus cash on select vehicles. see your local ford dealer.
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taking another live look at the wells fargo center, where we're just minutes away from lower merion high school grad kobe bryant's last game against the 76ers. see the players there warming up. comcast sportsnet's john clark will have more on what to expect coming up in just a few minutes. in the meantime, call a stolen christmas. look at this guy, police need your help finding this holiday gift grinch. here he is on the move, just loading up his car with boxes after staking out home deliveries. the suspect caught on camera decked out, yes, in a steelers jersey stealing packages from a home in newark. tim furlong spoke with that victim and has the story you'll only see on 10.
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>> reporte >> if i were to do it again, i would have them delivery it at my work. >> reporter: jessica wishes she sent the gifts to her office. you see it didn't go so well when the ups guy dropped them off at her home, she says the guys in this tan hyundai with south carolina tags watched the ups guy pull away, then stole the packages, mostly baby toys, off her step. it's not clear if they hit any other houses. >> if they are tailing a ups truck, they clearly have a mission and are trying to get as much as they can. i know these are just things, but these are things i purchased meaningfully for my family during the holidays. >> reporter: police have already recovered some of jessica's gifts, helped out by the great surveillance footage shot in her driveway. the price of this technology keeps coming down. might be time to move surveillance cameras up on our holiday wish lists. jessica hopes everyone learns from her story.
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new castle county police put out a video, they suggest requiring a signature for all deliveries, have them sent to a trusted neighbor if you're not going to be home when they arrive and track packages online to get them inside before somebody else can get them in their car. to these guys and anyone else who would do what they did, jessica has a message. >> don't think you can go out and commit such a repulsive crime on innocent people who may have spent all of their money on these few christmas items and now you've taken that away from them. know people are watching you like us and we have you on camera and you will get caught. >> reporter: tim furlong, nbc 10 news. philadelphia's future left out in the cold tonight. there are hundreds of teens and young adults on philadelphia streets who don't know where they will sleep tonight. maybe it's not a problem on your radar, but one experts say is serious and needs to be addressed. nbc 10's digital team spent two
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months embedded on the streets and in the single emergency shelter that serves these at-risk kids to bring you their story. tonight their eye opening special report at 7:00 p.m. here on nbc 10 and nbc10.com. well, no reason to miss the fireworks over the delaware river on new year's eve this year, whether you can be there in person or not, nbc 10 has you covered. today the mummers were on hand as our own keith jones to announce nbc 10 and telemundo 62 are now the proud television sponsors of this year's sugarhouse fireworks. we'll air them live on nbc 10 at 6:00 p.m., plus a 30-minute special on telemundo 62. can't get to a tv? not a problem. we're live streaming the fireworks on nbc10.com. >> this is the sixth year for the 6:00 p.m. fireworks show, a tradition i hope continues for
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many, many years to come. people love it. nothing like double fireworks. >> nbc 10 and telemundo 62, also the official sponsors of the blue cross river rink winter fest in penn's landing. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> and not exactly feeling like we're in to december, second warmest november ever recorded, starting december mild, too, but we're also starting with the wet weather. tracking some more rain that's going to be coming in tomorrow. we have fog tonight and tomorrow and the sun will return during the day on thursday. we're actually improving in the visibility department in parts of the area now. 55 degrees, finally not raining at philly international for the first time in 21 hours and the only place reporting rain now, wilmington, allentown, mount pocono, atlantic city, so
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earlier today everybody was getting rain. hour after hour after hour. we're in the 50s for the most part, 49 in allentown and doylestown. cool spots, but even that is not that cool for this time of the year and you can see temperatures in the 50s, despite all the clouds and east wind, temperatures continue to be above average. the visibility is below average, though. mount pocono is improved a little bit, coatesville improved a little, but blue bell's visibility has gone down and some of the other visibilities are going to go down quite a bit. georgetown, delaware, already down to a half a mile. that's what we're watching tonight. patchy, light rain around right now. not much back to the west, so it's going to be a drier evening, but look at that amount of rain down to the south. some of that is headed this way for tomorrow. as we go through the night tonight, you'll notice the temperature does not really go down much.
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we have some patchy areas of rain and again the fog will be an issue. then as we go toward the late morning and early afternoon hours, look at this, tomorrow we're starting to get some of that heavier rain coming into the area. starts off north and west, there we are 3:00, it's warm, and it's very wet. so that will be even heavier rain than today, although it won't be lasting all day. tonight, light rain, drizzle, fog, 52 for the low temperature. not going to drop very much tonight. and tomorrow it's going to go up near 60 degrees. that's about 10 degrees above average, periods of rain becoming heavier late morning, into early afternoon, then the colder air comes in with gusty winds, but once it dries out, it's going to stay dry and beautiful for friday, saturday, and sunday. hey, i'm john clark live inside the wells fargo center. there's a buzz in the building tonight for kobe bryant's last
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game here in philly. we'll hear from him coming up next.
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this is the xfinity sports desk, brought to you by xfinity, your home for the most live sports. >> hey, i'm john clark here at the wells fargo center. what a night here tonight, lower merion's kobe bryant playing in his final game here in philly. he is retiring at the end of the season. there's about 300 to 400 people from lower merion here. it is a cool scene. kobe says he went to his old stomping grounds last night, he went around the city. this is a very special moment for him. he says this is a very beautiful
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thing tonight and has a message for his fans and basketball fans here in philly. >> you know, thank you for everything. it's such a beautiful thing. just driving around last night, going to all the parks i used to play, kind of driving by there and seeing so many familiar faces. kind of thinking about how fast time went. there's not one playground around here where people just play basketball and don't talk trash. nonexistent. nonexistent. my family, we were just a bunch of trash talkers. >> maybe he will get cheered tonight in his final game at philly. the eagles getting ready for the defending super bowl champion patriots, who will be missing gronk, edelman, and maybe amendola. the eagles could have back sam bradford, full participant in practice today and lane johnson says he expects sam bradford to
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be back in there at quarterback and listen to quarterback byron maxwell today, he was asked if tom brady is the best. >> he's the man, at the end of the day, we all play football, we all lace them up. he's a great quarterback. is he the best? i don't know. i like to think sam bradford is the best. >> reporter: he did say that with a straight face. i'm john clark, we'll have all the kobe bryant highlights and everything at 11:00 and reaction about his return and last game here in philly. we're right back.
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day of moisture to get through tomorrow, right? >> yeah, a bit of a lull tonight. we're going to deal with fog for the early morning, then the rain is going to pick up again late morning and into early afternoon tomorrow. it's going to be mild, and then once we dry out, friday, saturday, and sunday is just going to be looking beautiful. >> looks great. for glenn and all of us here at
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