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ringing in the new year with a bang. we'll look at how people at home and around the world welcome 2016. and the final touches, the mummers are getting ready to hit the streets. we'll tell you everything you need to know about the mummers' parade. we're off to a chilly start. we'll tell you what to expect. good morning. happy new year to you. also welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm katy zachry.
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let's begin with brittney shipp. it was a great way to ring in the new year. >> we stayed dry which is our first concern with fireworks, and we didn't see really strong wind speeds. we're at 41 in philadelphia, 36 in pottstown, 37 in allentown, 29 in the poconos, 37 millville and we're at 39 in dover so you are going to notice a chill in the air over the next couple days. by 7:00 a.m. temperatures at 39, 10:00 a.m., 40. 44 by 1:00 p.m. so we're staying in the 40s, a bit closer to where we should be this time of year. dealing with clouds but no rainfall in store for us. we'll have a dry stretch over the next couple days. a closer look at the highs today if you're heading out to the mummers' parade or shopping you need your thicker jacket because temperatures are going to stay in the 40s. it's going to be a cold day. we're calling for 46 in philadelphia, 44 wilmington and 45 degrees in millville. cooler than our temperatures
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yesterday in the 50s. this is the beginning of a cooling trend. i'll go over more details in my seven-day forecast. katy. >> thanks, brittney. police are investigating a shooting in southwest philadelphia. we're told a man was shot multiple times at angora terrace. the victim was taken to the hospital where he is in stable condition. no word on a motive or suspect in that. also new from overnight fire crews put out flames in a north philadelphia row home. the fire started just before 1:00 a.m. at uber and dawson street. everyone did make it out alive. one person suffered minor injuries. no word on how that started. the stage is set for the mummers. the new year sprayed a few hours away. matt is live in center city. this is a tradition for many families to be part of and to
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watch. >> reporter: many, many generations of families, i'll tell you that, we're about five hours from the start of the parade. we're here along jfk and can see all of the setup. you see a lot of the parade -- they have some sort of a sea theme. star fish and clams out here on the bed of this trailer. and it goes all the way down to about 22nd street. 15 and 2nd. this is a new year's day tradition, 115th year for the mummers' parade. more than 40 clubs and thousands of people come out to show off and dance and strut their way into the new year. it's very competitive indeed. we'll see different divisions, the fancy brigade, string bands, you might remember they changed the route to start at city hall then work down broad street to washington, a shorter route opposite direction, the same deal this year. all of the judging the center of
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the action is at city hall right at 15th and jfk. you can see some of the mummers getting ready along this path between 15th and 22nd along jfk, it's going to be happening later this morning. all the festivities at 10:00 this morning. happy new year everyone. live in center city, matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." >> all right, matt thanks so much. folks getting ready. the new year's day tradition continues, the 116th mummers' parade. >> thousands of people are expected to fill the bleachers by city hall and strut down broad street. this year black live matter pros testers are expected. organizers tell nbc 10 they plan on disrupting the celebration they describe as racially and ethnically insensitive. they plan to express outrage over police brutality, underfunded philadelphia schools and immigration policies. >> what we hope happens is that
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their protest is peaceful, the parade goes on and they get their cause across like the parade has its cause. >> mummers organizers alerted leadership about the protest. police are on hand to make sure both events remain peaceful. >> you can celebrate on the ice. the rink will be open so lace up your skates and bring your family and friends for a day full of fun there. you can celebrate the new year also with free parking in philadelphia. how often can we say that. the parking authority will not enforce parking meters or kiosks. keep in mind all other parking violations apply. >> the new year will bring changes to the gallery in center city philadelphia, later today the east end of the shopping mall will close to make way for phase one of a renovation project. developers will remake the space with stores and restaurants. the $325 million project is on
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schedule to open in 2017. a note for commuters, the east end closure today will cut off a short cut for riders to get to septa and patco. >> mayor michael nutter sent out a farewell on twitter along with a picture of his empty office. he tweeted thank you philadelphia for allowing me to serve eight years as mayor of my hometown. happy, healthy and safe new year to all. with only a few days left in office mayor nutter is wrapping up final bills he has. yesterday he updated progress on a proposal that would reconnect the city to the delaware river water front. it involves building a park over i-95 at penns landing. >> i'm pleased to announce a study on a project to cap or cover part of i-95 and columbus blofld at penns landing from chestnut to walnut street with the intent to eliminate barriers
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to accessing the water front. >> the plan has been part of the mayor's initiative to develop the schuylkill and delaware river water fronts. federal transportation funds will help pay. >> bill cosby's attorneys are firing back after prosecutors charge with aggravated indecent assault. monique pressley said montgomery county's incoming d.a. charged cosby in order to fulfill a campaign promise. before cosby was charged with drugging and sexually assaulting a woman he was at the center of the d.a.-elect's campaign, krid cal of his opponent for passing on the kozby case. >> the former d.a. said there was no need to go further and it belongs in the civil courts. now through political football which my client's life is the center we're back again. >> at a news conference
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wednesday steele who is an assistant d.a. said new information came to light in july that allowed him to charge cosby. the charges were filed as the statute of limitations was about to expire. good morning. i am tracking cooler conditions as we head into the rest of today this weekend and even into next week. but by next week i'm tracking very cold temperatures, very cold daytime highs. we're also going to stay dry. we'll have a dry stretch on the way after all of the rain we saw. 29 degrees now in the poconos, 38 in trenton, mount holly 39, 38 in atlantic city and 39 in wilmington. same in dover. our satellite shows us that we are dealing with a few clouds but the good news is if you're going to head out early for the mummers' parade and you want to get a good seat, not to worry, we're not going to see rainfall for today. 40 to 47 degrees, cooler than
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the 50s we saw yesterday, that's the call for today. mostly sunny, and then we're going to see our wind speeds out of the west at 10 to 20 miles per hour. then here comes winter. we are tracking this cold air making its return, it's going to settle over our region as we head into the weekend. take a look at monday. we'll see this arctic air starting to push south. this is very cold air that's going to sit over philadelphia. i'm going to track how cold we'll get that's coming up in my seven-day forecast when i see you again in about 10 minutes. thanks, brittney. new year's day is filled with traditions including the rose parade. we'll look at how one california town has been making its mark on the event for nearly 100 years. plus, people in the midwest are dealing with historic flooding on this new year's day. how it's taking its toll on st. louis. >> i'm lauren mayk for at issue. >> he vowed to reduce crime.
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>> no one was hurt after this crash on the schuylkill expressway, a driver slammed her car into the median and it teetered between the east and westbound lanes in fairmount park. this happened more than an hour ago. >> good morning. i'm first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. happy new year. you may be heading out the door to check out the mummers' parade this morning. it starts at 9:00 a.m. they have three performance areas, they start at 15th and market, broad and san som and broad and carpenter. it begins at 15th and market and ends at broad and washington. you may be heading out to check on mass transit. a sunday schedule for septa. >> it's 5:13. the star of one of the most beloved tv shows has died. wayne rogers played trapper john
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on "m.a.s.h.." his publicist says rogers died yesterday of complications from pneumonia. he was 82. rogers was on "m.a.s.h." for the first three of the show's 11 seasons. as trapper john he traded wise cracks with hawkeye pierce played by alan alda. >> it is a new year, in texas licensed gun owners will now be allowed to carry handguns openly in public places. california is tightening its gun control across the state with multiple new laws. one includes banning firearms in and around schools, another allows people to request a court order that would take away weapons from relatives believed to pose a threat. >> president obama is expected to take executive action next week to expand when background checks are conducted on gun sales according to a gun control advocate whose group has been briefed about the timing. white house officials will not
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confirm details but recommendations were submitted and the president expects the work to be done soon. >> german police closed two train stations in munich after receiving information about a concrete threat of an isis suicide attack. they got the information about a planned midnight attack from the intelligence service of a friendly country. the interior ministry said bavarian police got the information there. europe has been on edge since the november 13 terrorist attacks in paris, that killed at least 130 people. rochester, new york canceled its new year's eve fireworks show because of a thwarted terror plot there. authorities say eman you you will lutchman was planning to attack. he and an informant went to a walmart to buy knives, ski masks and plastic cable ties for the attack. he wanted to join isis in syria. >> we all must acknowledge that
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in today's day and age that any place in the world can be a target. so we're asking our residents to be safe and vigilant. >> the mayor says the cancellation of the fireworks allowed police to redeploy about three dozen officers to patrol the city. >> the mississippi river is causing destruction. the mississippi reached nearly 15 feet above flood stage near st. louis. it's the second worst flood on record. the flood water isn't far from the city's gateway arch. at least 20 people have died over several days in missouri and illinois because of the flooding. final preparations are under way for the 127th rose parade. the city of sierra madre is building its own float. this year residents are putting the finishing touches on a 44-foot long family of flamingos, floating down a
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river. while most of the floats in the parade are built for companies and charities, this is one of six being built by individuals. it's a source of pride for the small california town. >> the whole neighborhood. >> we always call this the norman rockwell town. it has such old values and community feeling and people getting out for each other. that's why this is such a success, people just do it. >> the sierra madre float is decorated with 30,000 flowers. the city built a barn so they could house the float. each year hundreds come out to see that beautiful finished product. >> good morning. you're going to notice cooler temperatures as you head out on this new year's day. for the mummers' parade it's going to be very chilly out. we have wind speed still blowing in and colder air settled in over philadelphia.
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so tracking a colder new year's, cold temperatures by next week and then staying dry. a dry stretch on tap for us. philadelphia, 41 degrees, we have clouds, wind speeds out of the west-northwest at 10, clear visibility, feels like temperature is right around 35 degrees for philadelphia. across the region we're at 37 in allentown, 36 in pottstown, 38 in atlantic city, almost at 40 in dover. same in wilmington. the wind speeds into the rest of today into the afternoon and evening, our wind speeds are between 25 to up to 30 miles per hour. it's going to be breezy into saturday as well. couple that with the cold air and you are going to notice a big difference with our temperatures. radar shot shows we're staying nice and dry. if i widen the picture we have a system to the south of us but you notice it plans to stay to the south of us. that's where all of this moisture is tracking. we'll stay dry heading into the rest of your friday and even into the weekend. here is a closer look
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futurecast. the clouds breaking up pushing into the late morning hours, early afternoon and again all of the rainfall mainly stays to the south. we could see a few passing showers. but mainly dry. our future feels like temperature shows if you're heading out to the mummers' parade around 9:00 a.m. it's going to feel like 33. it's going to feel like 30 in doylestown, 31 in pottstown, 29 in allentown. 2:00 p.m., in the 30s so our high today will be in the mid-40s. as we push into tomorrow morning, saturday morning at 6:00 a.m., maybe you're an early riser, look at these temperatures. it's going to feel like we're at 24 degrees, 22 in doylestown. it's a while since we've seen temperatures that cold. your mummers' parade forecast shows at 10:00 a.m. 38, by noon 40 degrees, look at those wind speeds by noon sustained, 10 to 20 miles per hour. so keep that in mind. 40 to 47, that's our temperature range, mostly sunny, breezy and
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also colder than yesterday's high at 52. we'll still be dealing with the cooler wind coming in from the northwest. and also the west. 10 to 20 miles per hour. seven-day forecast shows temperatures will drop down even more to the low 40s by saturday, sunday. take a look at monday. we have a cold blast. another on its way. and that means we are going to see our day time highs drop to 39 on monday, take a look at our day time highs on tuesday, 34. >> thanks, brittney. well, take a look at this. it's a strange sight and this is on the beach in margate. a buoy washed up near granville avenue. they towed it away from the water line where it sits surrounded by caution tape. it's expected to be trucked out. coast guard officials are working to find out where it came from. college football national championship is set. we'll tell you who will play for the title after a pair of lopsided bowl games.
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plus, life after chip. how the eagles are moving forward and possibly adding to their front office. what this means for future roster moves.
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>> the college football championship is set, in one playoff game alabama took on michigan state in the cotton bowl. it was all alabama in this one. the tides cyrus jones returned a punt 57 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter to but bama up
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24-0. the spartans never got on the scoreboard. the final, alabama 38, michigan state 0. in the other playoff game clemson took on oklahoma sooners. the sooners led at halftime. the sooners pulled ahead. watson connected for a touchdown pass to give clemson a 30-17 lead. the final in that one, 37-17. clemson advances to play alabama in arizona january 11. >> the eagles will be revamping the leadership in the new year after the firing of chip kelly. a source tells comcast sportsnet that the team is looking to add someone to their personnel department to work with tom donaho. wednesday owner jeffrey lurie said the club would not hire a
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general manager. the title of the yet to be appointed person is unknown. lurie stressed the importance of a collaboration when it comes to building the roster. they have of course have to replace chip kelly. kelly got a ringing endorsement from one of the most successful coaches of all time, bill belichick of the patriots. >> really disappointing. chip kelly to me is a really good football coach. haes done a good job with that team. he will do a great job. a lot of the players that were on the eagles that are no longer on the eagles aren't doing too much for anybody either. >> pat shurmur was chip kelly's offensive cord natder, he will be the interim head coach sunday. yesterday shurmur said he plans to carry out some of what kelly left in place for this final
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game. >> we started something in motion here the players are used to doing things a certain way and very many, many of the things that we're doing it's right so we're going to try to keep it as business as usual as it can be in a very odd week and go out and put our best effort forward to beat the giants. >> the eagles wrap up on sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the meadowlands. the loser of this game will play a game in london next season. i'm meteorologist brittney shipp. colder air is on the way. i'll let you know what to expect for the mummers day parade and also for the weekend that's coming up in my seven-day. >> reporter: good morning. i'm matt delucia. happy new year. we're in center city getting ready for the 115th mummers' parade. you can see some of the floats out here, we'll give you a live
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look at the preparations under way next.
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happy new year. say good-bye to 2015. we'll show you how people around
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the world rang in the new year here and in other countries. plus, a philadelphia tradition. we're hours away from the mummers' parade. we'll tell you what to expect in a live report. >> this is a live look from our camera atop the loews hotel in center city philadelphia. a few revelers may be making their way home. we'll tell you what to expect as we head into the weekend. >> good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachry. >> i'm lauren mayk. you do get a chance to pull those coats out, the first time of the new year. let's head over to brittney shipp for our first alert forecast on this new year's day. >> good morning. i needed my coat yesterday. you definitely need it today. look at our temperature change map. down 13 degrees in the poconos. 13 degrees colder in atlantic city, 14 degrees colder in millville and 8 degrees colder in philadelphia. so we're at 29 degrees in the poconos, 37

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