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clouds pushing through the area. actually spotted a few snow flurries in the radar but the air is very dry at the surface. as the flurries come down, they're evaporating. the wind taking a break right now. there's going to be a steady breeze blowing. there's a 12-mile-an-hour wind in philadelphia and wilmington. it niece the teens and 20s. the temperatures, 28 and doylestown is right at the freezing mark in philadelphia. south philadelphia and roxborough just a little bit colder. so everybody's got the chill this morning. with the wind blowing, those clouds that are moving through the area will keep on going. but don't look for a big warmup. a minimal warmup with sunshine by 10:00 this morning. 32 degrees. 35, just above freezing at 1:00 this afternoon. winds at 13 miles an hour. i'll go through the forecast, neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. in the meantime jessica
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boyington has a look at your first alert traffic. jessie. >> you want to pay attention right now. in malaga, route 55 here, tall traffic being blocked on the northbound side. right now they're allowing traffic by the scene. in vineland on route 47, a fatal accident scene. northbound around garden road. all lanes are closed and detoured right now. you want to follow that detour around and you'll be fine. otherwise you can take 55. here's delran township. an overturned vehicle. all lanes are closed and detoured around the scene there as well. mass transit is doing good. we'll end it on a good news. patco, dart, new jersey and amtrak. a man was shot while police say he was sitting in his car.
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nbc's drew smith is live on the scene this morning. drew, tell us what happened. >> we just got a new update from a police supervisor. he said he got out, walked here on this sidewalk. a 31-year-old died when somebody came up to him and shot him six times. you can see police are still out here investigating at this hour. the shooter ran away down delancy street here. police got here around 11:00. they rushed the man with gunshot wounds to the back and legs to the hospital. the 31-year-old lives a few blocks away from the shooting scene. police are not sure what motivated this crime but the evidence points to it being a targeted shooting. there's a gas station out here, several businesses and homes, and we're told there were a number of witnesses to the shooting. the chief inspect ter told me they have realtime cameras here that keep an eye on the crime, so they have video of the incident. they're reviewing that, seeing
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if they can track down the man responsible for the shooting death of a 31-year-old man here. we're live in philadelphia, "nbc 10 news." >> thank you. only on nbc 10, a man talks about an attack and injuries he suffered from a accomplish. ted life says police brought him in for questioning and he was assaults on the way out. according to security cameras they kicked his leg and put him in the back of a police car and left him on a random street. life says he continues to wuk with a limp and it's affected his work and personal life. the fraternal order of police say the officer is innocent. >> there's nothing that leads me to believe that any of this is true. >> the didn't has suspended o'donnell for 30 days with intent to dismiss him. the woman sentenced for an attack on gay couple has
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requested a resensing. yesterday kathryn knott's attorney has asked for a resensing. she's currently serving five months in prison for the attack. her attorney is requesting jail time. >> i'm asking the judge now that my client sits in a jail cell and sits has had a test, can he consider an alternative. >> it could consider community service in an lgbt community. a judge sentenced to others to probation. this morning more than a million dollars worth of heroin is off the streets. authorities recorded this video of david p pe cha yeo hiding drs
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in a car battery. it's the result of a nine-month investigation including dea, state police, and four local police departments. >> something like that should never happen but i guess it does happen. you know, something like el chapo. crazy. just crazy. >> we need help out there. we need to fight for our kids. this generation is dwindling away. >> pe chaco is locked up on $1 million in jail. bill cosby is involved in a lawsuit. they were all subject to denality clauses that covered lawsuits that con stand filed against cosby and the tabloid in 2005. con stand has accused cosby of drugging and molesting her in his montgomery county home in 2004. cosby is scheduled for a
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preliminary hearing next month. it's 5:35. now to decision 2016. the republican presidential candidates are getting one last chance to make their pitch to voters on national tv before sarld's south carolina primary. cnn hosted the first of two town halls last night. they answered questions from south carolina voters. tonight they'll host another town hall. donald trump got himself in another town hall hosted by nbc 10 last night. they say he'll get more crossover votes than any other candidate ever and he said he will definitely win in pennsylvania. but look at this new poll. trump has fallen behind ted cruz in a new poll. cruz has a support of 28%. trump has 26%. marco rubio.
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17%. john kasich, 11%. local biotech firm inover owe says their tests are,et they also announced they have been gifrp the go-ahead to begin human tests next year on an ebola vaccine. the fda has announced guidelines for keeping the zika virus out of the line. their wreck mentation also applies to everyone who had sexual contact with those travelers. they say the four-week wait i should clear the virus. a cyber stalking results in a dealt. later this morning the jum will
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decide the punishment for david matusz it was and his sister amy. lenore who's in a philadelphia hospital was sentenced to life in prison last week. her husband thomas matusz it was shot and killed her and a friend. he died in a shoot-out with the police. apple is denying a ruling ordering them to unlock a phone of one of the san bernardino shooters. apple's iphone shield with encryption so strong even apple can't get at it. the tech giant sid if they helped create back door into the device, it could fall into the hands of hackers and make it
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easier. >> customers shouldn't be able to have their phones tapped into. >> i think it's a good idea if it's going to be beneficial to our country. >> a federal magistrate ordered apple to produce software to help federal investigators to hack into the phone by enabling other security measures to create attempts to guess the phone's passcode. 5:39. you're going to have to bundle up. it's cold outside. right now in northeast philadelphia, 31 degrees. just one above freezing. that's five degrees colder than yesterday. with the wind, it feels like it's in the 20s. it is in the 20s in doylestown, in wilmington. in delaware county, 28 in swathmore and sunshine will warm
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temperatures up. factor in the wind, there it is. 29 for northeast philadelphia, 19 the windchill in wilmington. so a cold breezy start and a few clouds are blowing through the area. you could possibly see a few flurries, spotting a little bit of activity moving through northeast philadelphia and burlington county, but most of the airy will not see the flurries. you'll see sunshine but don't expect a big warmup for today. the city breeze this afternoon for new hope and borden town, 35 degrees. bright sunshine at the shore. but the temperatures will stop in the middle 30s for cape may and avalon. milford up to 35 this afternoon and we'll see mostly sunny skies. a few clouds blowing through. 36 t high temperature in philadelphia. that's about ten degrees colder than normal. warmer weather is on the way. we've got a look at the weekend forecast and a potential storm for next week.
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when i'm back in ten minutes with the seven-day. we'll see you this. 20 minutes before 6:00. we see flashing lights. >> i think we're looking at the schuylkill. let's find out with first 4 traffic's jessica boyington. jessica? >> you can see the flashing lights behind me. we had an earlier delay. this might be a tow truck getting this guy out of the way. fortunately for right now it's over the shoulder. traffic is moving along just fine. i checked. you'll be fine right now getting in or out of the center city. right around route 41, no problems there as well. if you'rehooded northbound to the philadelphia area, you'll be fine. a four-minute drive. we have a few problems in new jersey that doesn't look as good as the 42 freeway. here's vineland. an accident investigation for a fatal scene northbound right
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around garden road. a new way to control the city's finances. we'll talk about the new proposal that they say is an alternative to a takeover in a.c. plus, still feeling the damage. why governor jack markell is now asking for help from the federal government. and make sure you follow us on twitter, especially if you're a fan of nbc's "the voice." that's because tomorrow we'll be giving away a great prierkz but we need you go-to-follow us on twitter for the details. our addresses are right on the screen. you can read our posts directly and we can tweet you right back from the news desk.
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state lawmakers announced plan to get city finances under control. they call it a cooperative working agreement. it will give them vast authority to work off the debt. the state senate describes its as an intervention real estate than a takeover. they want to reopen the investigation into the deaths of
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a prominent couple. they're part of a group called friends of john and joyce sheridan. they ordered the death certificates be changed and case reopened. they find john sheridan killed his wife and then killed himself. family and friends questions the autopsy. john sheridan was the ceo at cooper health systems. >> president obama will visit cuba next month. the white house will make a formal announcement today. this is the president meeting with cuban leader raul castro last year in new york. the countries announced in 2014 they would normalize relations following 50 years without diplomatic ties. the last sitting president to visit was calvin coolidge in 1928. president obama will not attend the funeral saturday for justice antonin scalia. instead he'll pay his respects
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on friday when scalia lies in repose at the supreme court. vice president biden will attend if t funeral at the basilica. president obama expects the senate to vote on the nomination. two cities have unveiled their bids to host the 2024 olymp olympics. yesterday the paris committee unveiled its slogan, "the power of dreams." meantime leaders in rome made similar bids. they're banging on the city's historic backdrop to bringet there. los angeles and budapest are also making a bid for the olympics. the vote for the host city will happen in september. 5:48, and it is colder this
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morning. the wind is blowing and we're seeing some clouds blow through the area. we'll see a good deal of sunshine today but i'm not expecting a big warmup. right now, 32 degrees in philadelphia. chill is in the air and that's about it. nothing falling from the sky in penn's landing but i have spotted a few flurries on the radar. that's it. 30 in pottstown. 32 at the freezing mark. blue bell is down to 30 degrees. lafayette hill and eagle's ville. a cold start for pottstown at 29 degrees. it's going to be a colder day. you can see the clouds starting to break up farther north and west. we'll see some sunshine after these clouds move through this morning. this is all that's showing up on the radar. you might see a flurry or two briefly and we'll be dryer. sunshine today, futurecast showing through the afternoon, mostly sunny skies. then to the west, clouds will
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arrive tomorrow. after sunshine in the morning, a mostly cloudy afternoon. that's 2:00 in the afternoon. those clouds should blow through dry. we should stay dry today. that cold breeze will stay with us, limiting our temperatures to the 30s this afternoon. 44 is the normal high temperature and we'll be closer to that tomorrow afternoon. tomorrow will be colder. the warmup. that's on track for the weekend. look at that. clouds building on sunday. there's a slight chance of a late shower on sunday. 57 degrees. just a rain somehower is possible by monday. a little cooler but still mild. 52. it is tuesday that we'll see the return of clouds and a coastal storm that could bring a mix of rain and snow to the area. looks like it's going to be mainly rain with temperatures warming into the 40s both days. >> i am so focused on that weekend. thanks, bill. ten minutes before 6:00 right now. let's check your ride to work. >> jessica, what are you seeing out there? >> we're still watching the
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schuylkill for this disabled vehicle by gladwyne right now. only that left lane going by. so this part of the schuylkill expressway continues to jam up. no huge problems with the drive times. you can see cars are still moving by this scene. not a lot of traffic out there yet. definitely something to watch out for if it's going to be in the next hour or so. here's route 55. you take 55 in the morning. we do have an update for you. northbound, we did have all lanes closed around route 40 a little bit earlier this morning and now police activity is allowing traffic. here's the p.a. turnpike. knoll problems there. still in the green westbound, eastbound. 20 minutes to valley vorj.
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back to you. we'll tell you about the phillies' fresh start in 2016 as they begin to prepare for spring training.
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good morning, everyone. i'm jessica boyington and we're watching the schuylkill. one lane moving through due to a disabled vehicle. you can see that police officer kind of getting out of the way right now. there are road flares there. a little bit of relief now that two lanes are open. we'll have updates and more happening in new jersey when i come back at 6:00. >> all right, jessica. thanks for that. nbc 10 was in dewey beach yesterday as crews used heavy machinery to repair dunes battered by the storm. governor markell says he's asking the government for $2.5 million to make repairs to dewey, bethink, and rehoboth
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town. >> this is not just for the town. it affects the economy, the entire state. >> delaware officials say they expect to have the beaches repaired by may. delaware residents could soon be paying more at the pump. gas taxes are back on the table. they look to raise it by 10 increments a gallon in order to pay for bridge and road repairs. the current tax is 23 krenltss per gallon. new mexico's is at 14.5 cents per gallon. villanova took down temple in a big college basketball rivalry in philadelphia. fans turned out in droves for the matchup that dates back to the early 1900s.
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they hoped for an upset. villanova too much to handle. fans were fired up for the long-time arrive rye? tickets were purchased a long time ago. >> since when? >> since christmas. >> this is the first time we've ever been number one. >> they take on the big title. they beat every local university this year. happening today, phillies tickets go on sale for the upcoming season. they'll be available starting at 8:30. right now the team is in sunny clearwater ready to kick off spring training. >> today they'll hold their first workout. it's a transition year for the phils. on the feeshlgsd utley, raleigh and hamels are gone.
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the team manager is getting look at how the team is ready to come together. >> they're all excited to get out here and see what some of these young players can do. a lot of the players we traded for, drafted, this is going to be the first year to gain exposure to the club. that's exciting. >> coming up at 6:00 we'll take you live to clear water as we take a look at their training. we'll hear from cameron rupp. don't forget, nbc 10 is your home for the home opener. we've got you covered. that starts at 2:00. >> a student in chester is recovering after being shot on a school bus yesterday. >> all new at 6:00. what chester told us about the search for that shooter this morning. plus -- >> reporter: theevs are trying to empty your wallet while you
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fill your tank. i'll tell you what you should look out for.
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and then he kicked my leg and for no reason he assaulted me. a philadelphia police officer once hailed as a hero for surviving a shoot-out faces assault charges. plus. in my opinion user privacy is the most important thing you can possibly have. >> what should apple do? we take the question to you. should apple hack into the phones of the san bernardino shooters or should it fight the fbi to protect your privacy? >> happening now, police are in west philadelphia, live with an update. it's 6:01. i'm tracy


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