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violent night. five people shot in philadelphia in two different shootings. police are questioning a woman this morning. plus, the one thing they are looking at right now to get more information. turning a possible hate crime into something positive. after a pig's head is tossed at a mosque, positivity prospers. >> so much love for my neighbors. >> and warm, warmer, warmest. that is basically the forecast
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for today, tomorrow and for sunday. we could have some records breaking warmth all weekend. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. meteorologist bill henley, how warm is it going to get, bill? >> we're going to see a record this afternoon. but not this morning. it is a little chillier this morning. mostly clear skies, very little wind and the temperature is falling. so you'll need a jacket this morning. you may need extra time to light fog in the western suburbs but thick fog in south jersey, millville, quarter mile visibility. 30s for allentown and reading, interior new jersey is in the 30s, it's at 40 degrees for northeast philadelphia and wilmington. so a chilly start but a quick warm-up. any fog will disappear. 45 degrees at 6:00. a little bit of a south-southwest breeze at 9:00 that will help boost temperatures. 51 degrees by mid morning. by midday, 60 degrees and climbing. let's look at the forecast
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neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in tep minutes. let's see if the fog is causing a problem. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're doing okay on the majors where a little bit of reduced visibility in parts of new jersey but bigger things right now in cherry hill, an accident investigation that's ongoing from an accident that happened last night. 38 westbound between lexington avenue and mansion boulevard all lanes are detoured westbound and one lane eastbound is closed. so watch out for that. no real problems in terms of traffic right now moving through that area so you should be fine. the vine street expressway east and westbound closed with construction between broad street and the schuylkill. 95 looking great. you can see around republican girard avenue. the southbound lanes headed to the center city area. 13 minute drive time southbound from woodhaven to the vine street expressway. >> thanks, jessica. 4:32. happening now, a woman is being questioned in connection with
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overnight shootings. it was a violent night, five people shot in two separate shootings. nbc 10's monique braxton is live at temple hospital where at least three people were taken. besides the woman police have in custody do they have any leads on this? >> reporter: not at this point but i can tell you three people were brought here by police. two of them are in stable condition, one has had surgery and is now listed in critical condition. here's what we can tell you. just before midnight police were called to the 2800 block of north flaunton, witnesses tell police two men wearing masks approached, opened fire, then fled. police discovered a male shot in the back, a 21-year-old female shot in the leg and a 36-year-old male shot twice in the thigh. investigators say semi-automatic guns were used. >> we found 15 spent shell casings, two separate caliber, in the unit block of west
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somerset street. fortunately, there are some businesses in that area that do have exterior surveillance cameras. >> reporter: a car seen speeding from that scene was stopped. right now the female driver is being questioned by detectives. while no motive is known, police do say a drug sweep occurred in that area back in april. police also tell us at 11:30 last night gun shots rang out in the rear drive way of the 5900 block of palmetto near van kirk. when police arrived they found a 19-year-old male shot in the back, a second 19-year-old was shot in the leg. he was located six blocks away. when i asked police about that they say they believe he ran home to the 500 block of sanger street. both of those teens are listed in stable condition, one has since been transferred to this hospital. another is over at einstein. in this case as well, no motive is known but the investigation continues. we're going to be in touch with
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police and have an update at the top of the hour. live for now outside temple, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." >> a rally against a possible change to philadelphia's so called sanctuary city status. immigrants, clergy and others will protest at city hall at 11:00 a.m. today. they are coming out against any changes to the order that limits cooperation between philadelphia police and immigration and customs enforcement or ice. mayor nutter signed that order back in april of 2014 but he is now considering a change to that. mayor-elect jim kenney promised to roll back changes nutter makes as soon as he takes office. >> and later today at city hall, the pakistan-american society of south jersey will host a rally. the zbroop asking all muslims and nonmuslims in the delaware valley to join for the peaceful rally at 3:00 today. the group says it wants to show an accurate portrayal of muslims
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in the community and to condemn recent terror attacks around the world. >> it's 4:35. new information in the investigation of the california terror attacks. divers are searching a lake in a san bernardino park three miles scene. the fbi says it has a lead that the two shooters who killed 14 people at a holiday party last week had been in that area. an fbi official would not say what they are looking for but they did say that the lake search could take days. the recent terror attacks have some people targeting muslims and their mosques. however, there are signs of support and hope for philadelphia's muslim community. the islamic society in north philadelphia is flooded with flowers, candy, cards and phone calls. police are investigating a possible hate crime at the mosque from earlier in the week. surveillance video shows someone in a pickup truck throwing a pig's head at the building. the pig is seen as an insult.
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>> filled with so much love for my neighbors. >> police are looking for whoever tossed the pig's head. >> cops at school. it's happening at one school district, the scare that set the plan to post officers at every school and how long the district says that could last. a run away train. in boston a commuter train takes off without a driver with dozens of terrified passengers trapped on board. how this ride ended.
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4:39. a chilly start this morning but we're on our way to a beautiful december day. 40 degrees right now in northeast philadelphia. usually this time of year that number would be in the low 30s. wind is calm, and skies are mostly clear so we will see the
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temperature drop more before sunrise. 40 in pottstown and wilmington. millville at 38 degrees and delaware county, in the upper 30s at this hour. but heading for the 60s later on. nothing to show you on the radar. it's going to stay dry including today. mostly sunny and warmer than yesterday. 63 degrees to 66 this afternoon. with a little bit of a breeze out of the southwest. from 3 to 8 miles an hour. 65 would set a record for this date. this weekend will be breaking the record. saturday and sunday, 67 on saturday. and closer to 70 degrees stunned afternoon. full seven-day forecast to show you how long that heat is going to last when i'm back in ten minutes. >> thanks so much, bill. it's 4:40. let's get a check on traffic this morning. jessica joining us for a look at that. i know you have been keeping an eye on stuff happening in new jersey. >> we're doing okay for the most part. we wanted to update you and give you something good off the bat
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here. city avenue, the accident cleared northbound earlier we had that closed around the schuylkill expressway, there was access to the schuylkill at that time. now we don't have to worry because it's clear. maybe some police activity but all lanes open. this is in new jersey, this is right around market street. if you are approaching the walt whitman bridge or the area bridges from the 42 freeway, the on ramp is closed on 76 westbound at this point around the market street westbound ramp only. that will be until about 5:00. so leave another 20 minutes or so before that opens up. mass transit, no problems or delays for new jersey transit, dart and septa. >> nicki minaj back in philly but for the wrong reasons. a stand in court. why she was testifying and what she is promising to do from here on out. state of emergency. roads washed out after violent storms but just this morning a
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glimmer of hope for washington state.
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a 12-gauge shotgun and containers of gasoline and propane, that's what police at arkansas state university say an armed man had with him when he drove onto campus last night. this prompted a lockdown but police were able to arrest the suspect without shots being fired. according to investigators the suspect used to be a student at a remote campus. they say he had posted on social media he was hom a sidle. just before the incident. >> new security measures are in place at elementary and middle schools following a campus scare. police officers are now assigned to each school for the rest of the month. earlier this week a 14-year-old had a replica toy gun outside van zandt elementary. the school was put on lockdown. the mayor says he hopes to have a long term plan in place when
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kids return from winter break. >> we're getting a glimpse at the defense strategy in the trial of a local police chief's daughter accused of attacking two gay men last year. a lawyer for 25-year-old kathryn knot insisted in court that his client never touched the victim. she faces years in prison if convicted of aggravated assault and other felony charges. prosecutors say knott and her friends were out when they encountered the couple. two co-defendants who pleaded guilty got probation. they were barred from going down town. but knott is fighting the charges. >> nicki minaj says she will help boyfriend meek mill follow his parole. she testified in court for the rapper's latest parole violation. prosecutors say he violated terms set by a judge overseeing his 2009 drug case. ma naj says she will help him and work with him to fulfill his community service requirements. meek mill is due back in court
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again next week. >> comcast has an agreement with the city of philadelphia. the council approved the 15-year deal yesterday morning. the philadelphia-based company has priority over competitors to set up cable and internet infrastructure across the city. comcast is the parent company of nbc 10. ♪ happening today, it is your chance to see bruce springsteen live in concert in philadelphia. tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m. for the river tour. bruce and the band are hitting the stage at the wells fargo center on friday, february 12th. >> plenty of passengers but no driver. a run away train barreled through several stations in boston yesterday, taking terrified passengers on a wild ride. rail workers say they noticed in minutes and cut power to the train to make it stop but
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momentum carried it through several stations before finally coming to rest. >> we were flying through the station. if we kept on at that rate we would either derailed or went over the bridge. >> none of the 50 passengers were hurt. authorities say one worker was slightly injured after being hit by the train. the train was taken out of service for inspection and officials are investigating whether human error was the cause. overnight transportation officials in washington reopened one lane of the state's busiest highway, it was shut down after days of downpours caused multiple land slides and flooding. this is happening in woodland about 26 miles north of portland, oregon. traffic was backed up for miles and several trucks were stranded. the state of emergency is in effect and officials warn there could be more mudslides.
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heading out the door right now. you'll notice it's chillier this morning. skies are mostly clear and it is dry. we're watching cape may. keeping an eye on beach avenue. there is some fog in the area. not far away from cape may obviously not a problem right there. but we could see some develop. it's clear fog also in philadelphia. that's eighth and market, completely dry. we are going to see -- be on our way to the 60s this afternoon. add about 20 degree as to that. 45 degrees, that's the current temperature this afternoon. we'll be at 65 degrees which would tie the record for this day. we may not see any fog at cape may but there are other spots seeing the thick fog in delaware and south jersey. a possibility of some of that fog to start things off. delaware not too bad yet. but the temperatures are cooling douchblt it's thicker, still considered light for coatesville. yesterday was down to zero
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visibility in coatesville. a few clouds, they are moving out of here. sunshine will be bright and take over and warm the temperatures from the 40s into the 60s this afternoon. then this evening it's pretty mild with readings in the 50s. mostly sunny, warmer today, 63 to 66 degrees. and the warming trend continues. a record tier today, a reco record-breaker saturday. 67 degrees in the afternoon and even warmer, possibly warmer on sunday, 67 degrees the latest information for sunday afternoon with partly sunny skies. rain due in monday but look at the temperature. it stays in the upper 60s for monday, by tuesday afternoon we've got sunshine back in the area, 63 degrees and mild again on sunday. a high of 60. another round of showers possible thursday. >> thanks, bill. it's 4:49. let's head out on the roads and see how things are shaping up on this friday morning. always busy on friday i know.
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>> at least with the construction projects we're starting to wrap up a little early. we're looking at the vine street expressway around 24th street. so westbound lanes starting to open up. we still have some of the off ramps blocked so your best bet for the next 10 to 15 minutes or so take local to get around. no cars accessing the eastbound side. those ramps are blocked from the schuylkill expressway. westbound lanes seem to be moving through. the blue route is okay also. you can see we're in the green now, the schuylkill to 95, where we see the jam first in the morning times only 15 minutes so far this morning. we like to give you a heads up for later on this evening, just in case. stadium traffic because the wells fargo center has the 76ers game versus detroit pistons at 7:00 p.m. watch for stadium volume at that time. >> we're following the controversy over a proposal to allow undocumented immigrants to have drivers licenses in new jersey. this will change lives for the better. a local sheriff calls it a
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dangerous plan. crowds returned to new jersey state house yesterday to rally support for the proposal that would give undocumented immigrants the right to a drivers license. applicants would have to show proof of identity, residency. but sheriff stanfield says it's too ease eforge and the proposal pose as security threat. >> no way of verifying these documents particularly if they are in a foreign language. >> this is a piece of legislation that would ensure that everybody who is on the road is properly tested, insured and registered which benefits everybody. >> the proposal known as the new jersey safe and responsible driver act passed the homeland security and state preparedness committee last m. 12 other states adopted similar legislation. the new jersey proposal is still making its way through committees. >> violence erupts in philadelphia overnight. >> police picked all three
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victims up, transportd all three to the zbloxt that was one shooting scene police were called to. in total five people were shot overnight. the latest on a police investigation this morning, plus how those five victims are doing now. that's coming up at the top of the hour. >> and it is the most wonderful time of the year, as long as you are following directions. coming up, the do's and don'ts when it comes to decorating your christmas tree.
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a lot of events to get you in the holiday spirit. first, the traditional nut cracker gets a twist. holiday dance spoof philly nutt crac-up. it references places and personalities and food specific to philadelphia. performances run all weekend. ♪ >> catholics across philadelphia
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will honor our lady of gad a loopy. the arch bishop will lead as parishioners make their way to the cathedral of saints peter and paul for mass. the procession begins at 7:00 with music and a presentation of roses to our lady of guadeloupy. >> in glass go park tonight from 5 to 8:00 the event includes music, tours of the renovated barn and farm house and of course visits with santa. we're going to have a great weather tonight all weekend long, matt delucia went to the pros to find out what you need know if you plan to work on holiday decorations while the weather is warm. >> reporter: 'tis the season for trees and lights. lots and lots of lights. >> it's a short season so it has
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been busy early. >> reporter: they stocked up on 3,000 christmas trees to start the season. a better season so far. >> christmas trees are fuller than ever, beautifully shaped, fresh. >> reporter: but that also means taking care of them. keeping them in water and disposing of them properly at the end of the holidays. when it comes to the decorating you could go with a 22-foot inflatable santa, or something flashy of another nature. but beware of a big decorating don't. >> a lot of people want to use the indoor extension cords outside. it's in the approved. it's not safe. they don't have the thickness of the wire. they can cause fires. >> reporter: a good but somewhat pricey solution to those old hot burning lights, l.e.d.'s. >> a warm light, so it matches your old standard lights. the nice thing about l.e.d. is no power. the front of our building is
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done off of one outlet. probably 60 to 80 sets connected in a row. >> until they have to come down. in lafayette hill, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> tomorrow the historic army navgy game returns to philadelphia as they battle for the 116th time. ♪ today the bands, cheerleaders and fans will head to liberty place for the official pep rally. this is video of previous pep rallies. philadelphia will host the game for the 86th time tomorrow. and tonight more than 1200 alumni and sponsors will be on hand for the army/navy gala. it starts at 7:00 p.m. at the philadelphia convention center. the annual event will include din e dancing and speeches from city leaders. all of this leads to the game. that is saturday at lincoln financial field at 3:00 p.m. of the 115 previous matchup,
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navy has won 59 times. the army/navy game is getting national attention. for the second time this year espn college game day will make a stop in philadelphia. the game day crew will be hosting the popular pregame show tomorrow morning at 9:00 at xfinity live. this is the last stop. they were here last time on halloween when the temple owls took on notre dame at the linc. the eagles are getting set for a big match-up sunday at the linc. they take on the buffalo bills. mccoy has said he will not shake chip kelly's hand on sunday or even talk to him. chip says after the eagles traded lashuan to buffalo he understands his feelings. >> i felt bad i didn't get a chance to talk to him. i called him. he didn't answer. he should be pissed. and every player that left this team i talked to them personally. everyone that is in town we talk
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to them individually in the office, i talk to them, the coordinator talks to them. the position coach. we have a way we do it that i think is the right way. it wasn't exercised in that case. and i understand why he's bothered. he was all time leading running back here. i felt he was disrespected and it was wrong. because i was part of it it's on me. >> nbc 10 is your official eagles station. join us sunday morning before the game for eagles gameday kickoff. john clark will take us inside the huddle of last week's huge upset against the patriots and we're looking ahead to the return of lasean mccoy. that is sunday at 10:00 a.m. here on nbc 10. >> maybe that will make a difference. >> getting back to that situation, i think chip should have apologized sooner and shady probably could have been more magnanimous. can't we be adults here. >> maybe it starts now. >> exactly.
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you're watching "nbc 10 news." "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. new from overnight in philadelphia five people hurt in two separate shootings and it happened within an hour. this morning we are hearing from police about the violent night. >> plus, a late night police crash ends in a crash. causing problems on a south jersey highway. we'll tell what you sparked the pursuit. and mistaken identity. the seven lehigh university football players facing charges after being accused of breaking into a home and beating up a person. but it wasn't even the guy they were looking for. good morning. and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> and i'm lauren mayk. we have some beautiful weather yesterday and it's going to continue today. let's begin with first alert meteorologist bill henley. and this potentially record warm weekend ahead,

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