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now looking for more possible victi victims. and a cold start and icy spots. that's what you can expect this morning with some temperatures in the teens, but we can expect more snow melting today as temperatures climb, but right now at 5:30, it's 24 degrees in philadelphia. good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm lauren mayk. we do have a handful of closures today. in the last few minutes more have come in. watch for the bottom of the screen for your child's school or check the n 10 news app. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley and the warmup today. >> the wind has really died down. with clear skies the temperatures have been falling this morning. 12 in al lenstown and pottstown. low 20s in wilmington. there are some pockets that have dropped into the teens. we will still be a little bit colder as the morning
progresses. the colder temperatures happen right after sunshine. 72 degrees. by 10:00, though, look at the warmup. sunshine, very light wind, near 30 degree and into the upper 30s by 1:00 this afternoon on our way to the 40s we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i come back. jessica boyington is watching slippery spots with first alert traffic. >> yeah, bill. we do have slippery spots northbound to the school cool. you see police activity right in here, i think actually moving out of the way right now, getting this car under control. this is going to be clear any moment now. this is a slippery spot where a car actually crashed into the side median there while getting off the off-ramp. you still want to watch out for those things, especially on the conshohocken. for any ramps you go on, watch out there. at northeast philadelphia, there's a set of traffic lights out on the boulevard.
near comly road. still police directing traffic. for mass transit, no problems. no delays for septa or patco. i'll be back in ten minutes with more. >> thank you. we're following this breaking news out of delaware county. one man is in custody after police say he made online posts threatening officers in chester. nbc 10's deanna durante is live. what do we know about this suspect. >> reporter: we know it's related to media and he's 23 years old and his name is david milbourne. we don't know the motive behind it. police say a 17-year-old girl was arrested early yesterday morning that she posted several threats having to do with delaware county.
posted threats. what the police have said is they don't know what the connection is between the 17-year-old and 23-year-old and what motivations he may have had for posting the threats online. we can tell you he was arrested and he's been charged with making terroristic threats and harassment. that's the latest live, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> also breaking from overnight, one man is now in the hospital after a shooting in north philadelphia. nbc 10's drew smith is following this this morning. he's live for us this morning in philadelphia. so, drew, police have found one victim and they're searching for more. what's the latest on that. >> reporter: well, lauren, it's because of the gunshots. police found the man in
germantown around 12:30. he ran from the crime scene. he to he told investigators bullets began flying and he backed up and hit two cars and ran away. you see this car with bullet holes in the windshield and the hood. >> we only have one victim. due to the shots fired, we expected to find more. the fact that we found two vehicles struck by gunfire multiple times. >> reporter: police also tell us they found drugs in one of those cars. 're also looking for two guns based on the evidence they found on the scene there, but right now they have made no arrests. live at temple hospital, i'm drew smith live with nbc 10 news. >> thanks, drew. authorities want people to stay way from this sinkhole in camden county. take a look at this. crewed even countered this last night. an suv was stuck in this
sinkhole but it was safely rae moved and no one was hurt. it's 5:34. the measure takes aim at the obama administration's. just a few weeks ago mayor jim kenney reinstated philadelphia as a sanctuary city. that basically means the city has a policy not to have certain communications with federal officials to turn over immigrants to immigrations and customs enforcement. and just this week nearly 300 pennsylvania clergy signed an open letter calling for an immediate end to the raids. federal agents seized shipments of fake hover boards headed to homes around the country and they say they pose a safety risk. customs and borders patrol intercepted thousands of imitation boards as they passed through chicago. they were coming to the u.s.
from china. >> once this processing gets finished, i'm confident the seizure value will exceed $10 million. >> some of the seized hover boards have fake battery packs that don't meet safety hazards and could cause fires. the wheels are in motion for this year's philadelphia auto show. during the show yesterday mayor jim kelley rode shotgun. the viper belongs to jon bon jovi. it begins event 7th at the philadelphia convention center. this is their 115th year. another car sure to be turn heads is the fiat that carried the pope through philadelphia last september. one of the fiats used by the pope will be auctioned off on friday and another will be on display from the show. proceeds will be used to benefit several charity.
they drove the fiat in yesterday and in the passenger seat was papal singing sensation bobby hill. you may remember hill as the boy with the golden voice. ooet ♪ >> he was fabulous, wasn't he? well, bobby hill captured worldwide attention when he sang for pope francis during the festival of families in philadelphia. today delaware governor jack martell will officially recognize the work of hard employees who staid on top of snow removal during last week's blizzard. he will present a tribute to deldot's storm crew. 5:37. it is cold this morning. the temperatures have dropped overnight into the teens. right now, 25 degrees in philadelphia. the wind is calm for most of the
area. very little wind during the wind today. look at the numbers. 12 in pottstown. doylestown is 15 degrees. 16 degrees in langhorne. go farther north and west. 11 degrees this morning while warrington is at 20 and now 9 in quakertown. temperatures are running colder. fortunately it is dry. the exception is those areas that have milted yesterday afternoon, have refrozen this morning as they did not dry out. there are slippery spots to found. what you'll see is a quick warmup. scattered clouds, enough sunshine, 34 degrees. upper 30s for allentown and quakertown. light winds and doylestown, trenton and mt. holly will lead to a quick warmup this morning. if you're looking for warmer temperatures, rehoboth to inland city. vineland. you'll see scattered clouds in philadelphia but enough sunshine to warm us into the low 40s this afternoon and the weekend will be even warmer. after a cold morning on
saturday, 45 degrees saturday afternoon. and on sunday, up to 50 degrees. back with the full seven-day forecast and a chance of some snowflakes in it as well in less than 10 minutes. >> all right, bill. thanks. it's 5:39. let's check your ride to work including if you live in cape may county. >> jessica boyington is keeping an eye on that. jessica, what are you learning? >> we're looking at slippery points. this is route 9 right around route 109. no problems as you can see. we do have some snow still over into the side shoulders and into the center median, but not on the roadways. that still means there could be slippery spots with the melting that has been occurring over the last few days. watching the schuylkill expressway and the off ramps as well. this is right around 202. no problems here. eastbound lanes, where there's no problems now. no problems. a 12-minute drive from the blew route to the expressway.
here's 95. all in the green. 11-minute at the most from 295 to 495. aisle check the area bridges when i come back in the next ten. tray circumstance lauren. >> thanks, jesse. hear from a police officer whose good deed during the blizzard of 2016 has caused an online frenzy. plus, going out and trying to find out how many people live on the streets in our community. we'll tell you how theorists could bring those numbers down.
joo it's 5:43. the zika virus is spreading. the cdc says there are zika cases in 24 country territories now and the world health organization says it could eventually spread to the entire western hemisphere. at philadelphia airport last night travelers told us their concerns about the mosquito-transmitted illness. it causes a mild risk to children and adults but it can cause birth defects in pregnant women. they say to avoid the areas in the caribbean and central and
south america and to watch for symptoms. >> pretty straightforward. feesh, rash, joint pains, and pink eye. so if you have the symptoms and you even been to one of the countries recently and you're pregnant, then the next thing you do is to call your doctor. >> airlines including united and american have gived customers traveling the options of postponing their trip or get a refund. if you plan to travel to a zika-infected country, doctors recommend wearing long-sleeved clothing and mosquito repel land. the people putting together the big event, they actually need help right now. so far 7,000 people from all around the country are registered to volunteer. but they actually need 10,000 all together. yesterday we spoke to them to see what kinds of jobs are available. they need volunteers for transportation and to work with the press and social media. if you want to find out about more available positions you can
go to nbc 10.com or the nbc 10 app. just about 5:45. happening today, the wilmington city council will meet to find efforts to fight crime. they'll look at how the police force are working. it also advised the police department to improve relationships with the community. a murder investigation is under way in mercer county after a woman was found bludgeoned to death. police in east winds say the body of 73-year-old sophia dujuan was found in this house on mozart court on tuesday night. police are looking for the vuk tim's daughter-in-law. say they have not been able to find tasmien and she may have been related to the murder.
>> the mayor said he drove over neighborhoods and found signs of squatters. butkovitz said drones can cover 30 houses in 60 seconds it's the single largest fund-raising idea in the amp diocese. the bishop will talk about why the initiative the important to serving those in need in the philadelphia region. and update now on a story we brought you yesterday. we showed you video of a township police officer cleaning snow off a woman's car. we spoke with her about this deed. this video has tens of thousands of views on facebook.
the officer pulled the woman over. it's illegal to drive with snow on your roof. instead of giving her a ticket, officer leach gave her a helping hand. she said it's all in a day's work. >> we try to help everyone out. a passer-by found the officer and reported it to the police department and they posted the dash chameleon line. firefighters had to step into a flood. this weekend water rushed into the firehouse again. >> it started with floodwaters in the building with nothing being done, you know.
it's frustrating. >> ocean city says it's committed to finding a solution. meantime on long beach island ice-filled water poured into the station of the fire department company. water flooded the dining hall which the department rechbts out to raise money. they'll need to replace their floor. they're asking for donations. 12 minutes before 5:00. another cold start this morning. icy patches. not just the ice rink at penn's landing. it's going to be a nice day for skating. bright sunshine and a quick warmup. if you're heading out, you'll have to bundle up. much of the area is colder. and this morning unlike yesterday it's cold enough to make snow in the pocono mountains. that's blue mountain. almost blizzardy. very light. in fact, everyone is seeing little to no wind this morning. the winds stay light. with clear skies, that means
cold temperatures to begin with. it also means during the day we'll see a quick warmup. it shows a few scattered clouds to the south. to the north, a cold front. this could produce a few snow showers tomorrow. this morning it's way off to the north and west. you can see showers. come tomorrow morning, early in the morning snow showers are in western pennsylvania but after sunrise, 7:00 at a few scattered snow showers possible in the pocono mountains and a slight chance of seeing them north and west but by the afternoon we'll be clearing out. today, no snow showers. sunny and calm. temperatures warming into the 40s this afternoon. a nice warmup today. another cold night. though not as cold as it is this morning and a brief snow shower mainly to the north of the city possible on friday. this weekend, dry. and after a cold morning saturday, we're in for a warmer afternoon. 45 degrees and a mild day on sunday. and the temperatures keep
climbing into next week. now, dense morning fog could start things off. but breaks of sunshine. 54 degrees. a chance of some rain showers moving in later tuesday and wednesday. >> it is 5:50 this morning. let's get a check of your roads. >> including 295. first alert traffic jessica boyington. what you do see? >> we have a trailer on one of the off-ramps on 295. no reports if these were because of slippery conditions but that's what we can pretty much bet. that's what we've seen all week. tractor trailers going stuck in these messes. 295 southbound in cherry hill township around exit 32. that ramp is partially blocking with that tractor trailer. moving further south, this is right around 235. no problems in any of the lanes right in here, but, again watch for the slippery spots. to the delaware memorial brilk.
it's only a 23 minute trip. we have no problems there and no increase there yet. i'll come back in the next ten milkts with mass transit and slippery drive. lauren. >> thanks, jessica. ted cruz is fighting back with donald trump. we'll tell you about his offer to trump. plus, it's been 30 years since the nasa spaceship challenger disaster. find out how they're paying tribute today.
and not sitting here right now if it wasn't for pond lehocky. good morning, everyone. we're checking out the lehigh traffic. no problems yet. right around lehigh street you can see all traffic moving along nicely. it's been a trend all week. slippery spots getting on and off the ramp to your majors and
your highways. so that's where we want you to be careful. do have a few of those spots to tell you about and i will come back in the 6:00 hour and tell you about all that. >> all right, jessica. thanks. go ahead, lauren. >> i'll take that one, tracy. >> all right. well, president obama still has a year left in office, but what is next for him when his term is over? might he be interesting in serving on the supreme court? the subject came up again at a campaign event for clinton in an iowa event. someone asked clinton if she'd name him to the high court if she became president. she said, wow, what a great idea. she said they need new justices who in her words understand the challenges we face. today marks the 30th anniversary of the challenger accident. teacher christa mick awe live died after the challenger exploded 30 seconds after takeoff.
volunteers are trying to determine how many people are living on the streets in cumberland county. they fanned out across the county yesterday to take a count of the homeless. the first presbyterian church in vineland is one where this count took place. the goal is to give the county and the federal government a number so they can ensure there's enough services to help the homeless. >> in order to solve the problem of homelessness, you need know how many people you have and not only that what the demographics are, for example, families, singles, veterans, how long they've been homeless. we need to get to the statistics in order to try to solve the problem. >> it will be used to guide plans to help decrease homelessness in cumberland county as well as to show the need to bring fed rag funding. they also took to the streets to count the number of young people without a place to call home. the youth count takes place four times a year. they headed to other parts of
the city and the count is led by the nonprofit valley youth house. nbc 10's digital team spent month ostown street and in shelters getting to know homeless young people as part of an in-depth report. you can hear more in an nbc 10 digital exclusive. this is called faces of homeless youth and you can find it on nbc10.com. also on our nbc 10 app. this morning we're tracking two developing stories involving police in our area. one man is in custody after allegedly making threats against police and we're live in chester this morning where we're learning more about two threats and the connections between them. and new from overnight, police are looking for more victims after man was shot in north philadelphia. live report in just minutes.
this morning a message from law enforcement. threats like this won't be tolerated. also breaking overnight, a barrage of bullets in north philadelphia. cars, homes, and at least one person was shot. and this morning police think there could be more victims. a quick stop in the city of brotherly love before heading to iowa. hillary clinton holds a fund-raiser in philadelphia. good morning, welcome to nbc 10 news today. i em tracy davidson that and i'm lauren mayk. first we'll get to weather. it's could out there. it's 20 degrees cooler than yesterday. a check with bill henley an oen what we can expect it's frimgd. temperature thes have come down overnight. we're talking much colder than yesterday. much colder in philadelphia compared to yesterday and look at the temperatures north and west. 11 right now in