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nbc 10 news starts now. >> i'll say welcome home. >> it was a love story for the
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ages. nancy reagan and her ronnie. this morning we're remembering nancy reagan, her life, legacy and her love. plus -- >> senseless crime. getting shot over some chicken? >> a teen employee at this restaurant is recovering after being shot last night. the simple thing police say that the teen may have been going th -- doing that set off the shooter. >> you know -- >> excuse me, i'm talking. head-to-head in flint, michigan, bernie sanders and hillary clinton agree over a lot of issues but they're sparring over wall street. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm vai sikahema. let's get right to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. bill, still useful to bring the coat. leave the umbrella at home today, right? >> you will not see wet weather today. it is cold to start with, even at the shore. cape may, nice and clear. temperatures climb during the day. this hour, they're still falling. millville at 23 agrees. 30 in wilmington. just a fewç scattered clouds ts
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morning. no sign of any rain. we'll see plenty of sunshine. upper 30s at 8:00. low 50s at 11:00. look at the warmup, 58 degrees as the winds kick in this afternoon. that's at 2:00 this afternoon. we'll likely go warmer than that. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. katy zachry is watching a couple trouble spots on the roads. >> the biggest one we're seeing is along 76 eastbound right after montgomery drive right before you hit girard. this is a live look. a number of emergency vehicles are out there. we launched skyforce 10 because we're hearing at least two cars are involved. there are injuries. it looks like it will be out there for quite a while, moving into the big-time morning rush. fire trucks on scene. all traffic is being pushed to the extreme left-hand lane, very slowly getting by that. 53 minutes it's taking you. this drive time is normally 14 minutes. around this time it's normally 18 minutes. that's a heck of a jump. eastbound as you make your way
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between the blue route and the vine, you're nearly an hour. you can take mlk or kelly drive around this accident scene. the westbound drive time isn't too bad. it doesn't seem to be much of a gaper delay. only about an 11-minute drive. average speeds are pretty good. we're following a fuel spill on 95 northbound at kerlin street in delaware county. expect a lane restriction there. >> katy, thank you. decision 2016. democrats have sharp contrasts to think about after the latest presidential debate. >> flint, michigan hosted last night's forum between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. michigan's primary is tomorrow. things heated up over the federal bailout of the u.s. auto industry headquartered in michigan. >> i voted to save the auto industry.
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he voted against the money that ended up saving the auto industry. >> if you are talking aboutç t wall street bailout, where some of your friends destroyed this economy, through -- >> you know -- >> excuse me, i'm talking. >> clinton joined sanders in calling for michigan's governor to resign. some people are blaming him for the problem of contaminated drinker water in flint. the delegate totals show hillary clinton with just over 1,100 delegates. on the republican side, marco rubio can claim some new delegates. >> nearly two dozen of them after winning the puerto rico primary. voters on island gave the florida senator an overwhelming victory yesterday. this is rubio's second win of the campaign following a victory last week in minnesota. donald trump still leads the republican nomination battle with 392 delegates. take a look at that.
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ted cruz now within 100 delegates of the front-runner. marco rubio and john kasich, they trail the field. ohio governor john kasich is hoping to gain some traction with voters in his home state primary next week. >> yesterday he got pumped up by a famous face. watch. >> then when he ran for governor, i said to him, "i'll be back." >> former governor arnold schwarzenegger with his tag line there, throwing his support behind kasich in columbus, ohio. schwarzenegger called the ohio governor an action hero in his own right. new at 6:00, a prominent idaho pastor was shot one day after appearing with ted cruz at a campaign rally. tim remington is in critical condition after police say someone shot him several times in the church's parking lot. authorities have identified the suspect as a marine corps corporal an a university of idaho student. they say he is still on the loose. so far, no word on a possible motive.
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one of the most remarkable chapters in american political history ended yesterday with the death of nancy reagan. >> she wasç the first lady, of course, to her husband president ronald reagan. but so much more than that. nbc 10's matt delucia has more on her life, legacy and love. >> nancy reagan is being remembered for her strength, class and a woman who changed the role of first lady. mourners have been leaving a growing display of flowers and flags at the entrance to the president reagan library in florida. there was a moment of silence at the democratic presidential debate last night in flint, michigan, several of the gop presidential candidates paid tribute to mrs. reagan on the campaign trail. it was an incredible lady, very strong and a total class act.
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>> we had the unique opportunity to meet with nancy reagan. i had been invited to speak at the reagan library, an incredible honor for me. i grew up and i am a child of the reagan revolution. >> nancy reagan will be buried at the reagan library next to her husband. she was 94 years old. coming up at 6:30, i'm going to show you how nancy reagan is being remembered in philadelphia. now i'm live here in the studio, vai and lauren, back to you. >> thank you. coming up on the "today" show this morning, much more on the first lady's life and reaction to her death. remembering nancy reagan, ahead on "today" starting at 7:00 following "nbc 10 news today." more reaction to nancy reagan's passing and on the impact she leaves behind here in our region. just go to the nbc 10 app or our website at today police are on the hunt for a gunman wanted for shooting a teenage fast food worker in philadelphia. the customer was having dinner at the church's chicken restaurant on north broad street
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when police say he got angry, pulled out a gun and shot a 19-year-old employee at least three times. medics rushed the victim to the hospital where he is in stable condition. the shooter ran away. crime scene investigators found bull hes and shell casings scattered across the restaurant. >> that's senseless. a senseless crime. getting shot over some chicken? come on. >> police tell us it is possible the customer got angry when employees were cleaning tables near his food. this morning, investigators are looking for a man in his late 50s, early 60s. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 20 minutes before sunrise. the temperatures have been coming down overnight. we are getting a cold start this morning but the cold won't last. we'll get a spring preview today. sunshine and a big warmup. but it's just the beginning. we've got 70s on the way this weekend. it is not just one day either. should see record temperatures. this morning you'll need the
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winter coat. cape may, 28 degrees, 33 in reading. philadelphia international is running at 35 degrees. the wind plays a key factor in our weather today. stronger in the pocono mountain. has been so far. that's actually an 8 mile-an-hour wind right now in the pocono mountains. that wind will be increasing during the day. not just in the mountains. philadelphia, noontime, 14 mile-an-hour winds. 18 mile-an-hour winds in atlantic city. it's those southerly winds. see the direction of the arrows, that southerly wind will deliver us the warmer weather today and over the next few days. satellite shows we're mainly in the clear. the clouds keep on moving. we'll see sunny skies an a big warmup. headed for the 60s this afternoon in allentown, reading. 59 in quakertown. bright, sunny skies for doylestown, trenton and mt. holly. >> sunny skies, cooler along the coast, atlantic city and cape may in the 50s. 60 degrees for vineland this
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afternoon. and near 06 in wilmington and west chester. 61 degrees in philadelphia today. this is just the beginning with warmer weather. the seven-day forecast, a look at those record temperatures when i come back in ten minutes. thank you, bill. ten minutes after 6:00. we have launched skyforce 10 because of that accident on the schuylkill. looks like they're intermittentlyç letting a lane through there. >> katy zachry is following this for us here in the studio. what are you finding? what's the latest on this. >> we have skyforce 10. i'm told by our producer it is just approaching the scene. hopefully we'll get to that shot in just a minute. there we go. this is skyforce 10. i'm just going to step away. i'm seeing this for the first time. skyforce 10 is over this crash scene involving two vehicles on 76 eastbound between montgomery and girard avenue. a significant backup from city ave and even west of city ave considering this crash. drive times are creeping up to an hour.
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it will take you to go between the exit for 47 6, the blue route and the vine street expressway. take an alt earn gnat, which i can suggest is kelly drive or mlk drive, even lancaster avenue locally if you need to head from the main line into center city philadelphia. 76 eastbound is really backed up. this is a view of the crash scene. you saw a number of emergency vehicles there, pushing all of the traffic into the left-hand lane. and what you just saw was residual backup around steve ave. here's your drive time. over an hour now. it keeps creeping up second by second. it will take you more than an hour to make sure way from the blue route into center city philadelphia because of this crash. lastly, we are still following a disruption on 95 northbound at kerlin street because of a fuel spill in delaware county. >> katy, thank you for the update. new jersey police chief says that he's disturbed after 15 people were arrested at an annual st. patrick's day bar crawl. >> one of them is actually from
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bucks county. we'll tell you about the serious accusations he is facing this morning. plus, a major announcement from peyton manning today. when he plans on galluping into the sunset after his most recent super bowl win.
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. breaking traffic news for you this morning from skyforce 10. if you take i-76 eastbound, the schuylkill eastbound near montgomery drive to work or school, take a look at the backup you should expect to see this morning. there's a crash between girard avenue and right after montgomery. three of the four lanes there have been blocked. two women were taken to the hospital. one of them ejected. they're in serious condition this morning. first alert traffic reporter katy zachry is telling you how to get around. we'll have that coming up in just a moment. happening today, dozens of
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delaware airmen are coming home. some 60 members of the delaware air national guard are returning to the new castle base on two different flights. they've spent the last four months in the middle east as part of operation freedom sentinel. there will be more airmen returning tomorrow and also wednesday. and a pay raise is coming for pennsylvania state workers and contractors. governor tom wolf is expected to sign an executive order that raises the minimum wage to $10.15 an hour. now, that's only for employees under wolf's jurisdiction. and employees of state contractors.ç a democratic governor has asked our republican controlled legislature to raise minimum wage to $10 an hour. they disagreed. minimum wage $7.25 an hour, th
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lowest in the region. the project would extend the norristown speed line, adding five stops, including one inside the king of prussia mall. today's hearing is the first of three that septa will hold on this plan. the next one is wednesday in norrno norr norristown. there's a third next week in king of prussia. to get the details, go to the free nbc 10 app. 6:17. as promised we'll help you get alternate routes around that situation on 76 eastbound. >> it has really been causing a mess. let's check in with katy zachry for the latest on this. >> this happened about a half hour, 45 minutes ago. we'll go to the computer to show you. now that the sun is coming up, you can see a better shot of the scene. it happened right after montgomery drive before girard avenue on 76 eastbound. number of emergency crews out there, at least two cars involved. two women transported to the hospital. we know at least one ejection. sounds like it's serious. it will likely be out there for some time. skyforce 10 over the scene showing you a different vantage
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point of at least one, i think two of those vehicles involved. you can see in the middle part of your screen, just one lane of traffic is slowly sneaking by around it. everything is being pushed to the left-hand lane around this scene scene. from my cameras, i can tell you, the backup extends as fast west as city avenue. quite a lot of backup. let's go to the drive times now. it's over an hour at least. if you're making your way on 76 eastbound between the blue route and the vine street expressway, that's going to take you -- okay, this is a good little update. when i last saw it just a few minutes ago it was over an hour. drive will take you.nutes that looks like they are making progress cleaning up the scene, at least moving it to the shoulder to allow more lanes of traffic to get by. i'll let you know in about ten minutes how it looks. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley.
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[ no audio ] >> 60s this afternoon. >> we're having a little audio problem with bill henley's mike and we'll come back to bill in just a moment. >> in the meantime, let's check on a story that we have been talking about this morning, one of the all-time greats in pro football hanging them up. >> quarterback peyton manning will announce his retirement. the 40-year-old is a shoo-in for the hall of fame. manning won two super bowls, was league mvp five times and set passing records for yardage and touchdowns. manning played 18 seasons with the colts and the broncos, winning more games than any quarterback ever. he also won a super bowl with each of those teams. he'll make his retirement announcement this afternoon in denver. not expected to go unscathed into retirement. he has to deal and certainly
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reporters will ask about performance-enhancing drugs and an alleged sexual assault that happened when he was in college. i think we got the microphone fixed for bill. >> test, test, test. >> there you go. you good? >> some days people don't want to hear what i have to say. but today, a few scattered clouds overnight, 35 degrees in philadelphia, the wind at 8 miles an hour. it will get stronger during the day but that will warm us up. we're seeing that wind in the pocono mountains and the mountains will see spring skiing conditions today. there are cold spots. bundle up in millville. 29 in doylestown. in chester onte, it's dropped to 27 in westtown. phoenixville is 33 degrees. there are cold spots but bright sunshine and no sign of any rain for us today. rain may not appear until early
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next week. sunday there's a chance of showers. today what we'll see is a fast warmup. the winds out of southwest have us at 41 degrees. at 9:00 and then into the upper 40s by 11:00 this morning. heading to near 60 degrees. that's at 4:00. and into the low 60s for pottstown, allentown and reading. i think philadelphia will make it into the low 60s as well this afternoon. a nice spring preview today. mostly sunny skies, a bit breezy, high temperature in the upper 50s and low 60s with southwesterly winds to 18 miles an hour. come tomorrow, not as cold in the morning. 44, we'll start with some clouds in the morning. they're out of here in the afternoon. 71 degrees, the high temperature on tuesday. come wednesday and thursday, record warmth. will break the record of 73 on wednesday, tie it on thursday and still mild on friday. though not in the 70s. will be 66 degrees with partly sunny skies. clouds increasing saturday and a chance of rain. a little bit warmer on sunday, up to 67. >> thank you, bill.
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36 degrees right now at 6:21 this monday morning. this morning, a man is accused of arranging an armed robbery that led to the death of a local college student. >> the bizarre circumstances leading up to this death coming up. >> manchs imagine waking up to this, a car slams into a home in philadelphia late last night police say the driver of this car is not to blame. we'll tell you who police are looking for this morning. ♪ i've been a turkey farmer my whole life... and i raise turkey for shady brook farms®. we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done. that's important to me. my name is glenn, and i'm an independent turkey farmer. (female announcer) shady brook farms®. no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey.
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6:25 this monday morning. we're still keeping an eye on this traffic situation on i-76. this is the eastbound lanes. traffic is moving a little more than it was 15 minutes ago. still a big backup after this crash before girard avenue and right after montgomery avenue. skyforce 10 over the crash scene. you're getting a live look right now. two women were rushed to the hospital. first alert traffic reporter
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katy zachry will be along in a second wi second, helping you avoid this mess. gas prices went up over the past two weeks, the first significant rise since june of last year. the main cause of the increase was the bump in crude oil prices. there's also an increased demand for gas. here's where gas prices stand in our area right now. in the philadelphia area, you're paying $1.85 a gallon for regular. and in new jersey, you'll find a gallon for $1.63. and good monday morning, i'm katy zachry with a look at the roads. 6:26. a serious crash on 76 eastbound has significantly slowed traffic heading into center city philadelphia. at least two cars involved. at least two women seriously hurt from this crash. it looks like it will be out there for a little bit longer. as you can see, tow trucks are on the scene getting ready to
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remove those two vehicles. i'll have a full update, including alternates for you, coming up in a bit. on the weather front, let's go to meteorologist bill henley. >> you have to bunt uhl up this morning. 6:27, 36 degrees. it's a cold start. but you're starting to see the glow of sunlight. the sun is up. we'll see a big warmup today. it's not just today, even though we're in the final weeks of spring. it's going to feel like spring this afternoon. >> thank you, bill. all new at 6:30, and ex-college football player from bucks county is charge after a popular ball crawl in new jersey. what he's accuse of doing to a cop. and remembering nancy reagan. one man talks to us about the time he met the beloved first lady. we'll have that coming up.
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that is me shaking hands with nancy reagan. >> remembering nancy reagan. a local man recalls the time that he met the first lady and tells nbc 10 how he was inspired by her generosity to others. her husband andç her country. and facing off in flint. the water crisis in michigan takes center stage as the democratic candidates lay out their plans for what they want to do. and you're taking a live look right now at skyforce 10 over a crash on 76. we've been watching this for about a half hour. and first alert traffic reporter katy zachry says all lanes, as you can see here, are all open now after a crash that sent two women to the hospital. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm lauren mayk. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley on this monday morning with his first alert forecast and warmer weather on the way. bill? >> yes, but you won't see it
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first thing this morning. a few scattered clouds, we'll see enough spine to warm us from the 30s and the 20s into the upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon. while it's 35 in philadelphia, look at millville at 23 degrees, 29 in doylestown. there are pockets of cold. south philadelphia has dropped into the 20s, too. here comes the sun. bright sunshine and a nice breeze develops out of the southwest to help with the warmup. 51 degrees by 11:00 this morning. 16 mile-an-hour winds at 2:00 this afternoon. look at that temperature, near 60 degrees. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. katy zachry is watching your first alert traffic. >> we have a great update to a bad crash scene. this is a welcome site for anything leaving and needing to take 76 eastbound into center city philadelphia. a crash which was right in this area taking out the shoulder, the right lane, the center lane has cleared in last little bit. skyforce 10 over the scene for the last half hour or so, showing you the emergency vehicles. it was quite a response and it
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was quite a backup extending from the scene westbound all the way to city avenue. as you can see from that scene as we widen out from this shot, the traffic is moving, at least at a much better clip. if we go back to my computer, i can show you that the drive times are not reflecting great news. inutes. normally that takes you 18, 19 mountains at that hour. if you want to get around this, take mlk drive, kelly drive or lancaster avenue. that is locally runs parallel with 76. if you want to avoid that backup there. back to you guys. >> nancy reagan is being remembered today for her strength, her intelligence and as a woman who changed the role of first ladies. >> nbc 10's matt delucia has more from a local man who had the pleasure of meeting her years ago. matt? >> reporter: lauren and vai, nancy reagan often used her celebrity and political stat to us raise awareness for worthy causes.
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one example of that here in philadelphia, jerry harwitz of the golden slipper club was there in 1 the 894 when nancy reagan was honored with the distinguished american award. the club raised money for children's summer calm -- camps and other organizations. >> she took everybody's hand, smiled at them and said something. >> nancy reagan was 94 years old. she will be buried next to her husband at the reagan presidential library in california. lauren? >> thanks, matt. coming up on the "today" show, much more on the first lady's life and reaction to her death. remembering nancy reagan, ahead on "today" starring at 7:00 following nbc 10 news. we have more reaction to nancy reagan's passing and on the impact she leaves behind here in our region. just go to the nbc 10 app and new this morning, jimmy
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carter spokesperson says the former president needs no further treatment for cancer. she said doctors will continue to perform scans on carter to make sure the cancer has not returned. carter is 91 years of age. last august he revealed the diagnosis of melanoma that spread to his brain and four months later, carter announced he was cancer-free. >> decision 2016. voters are seeing more differences between theç democratic presidential candidates. those divisions came out during their latest debate last night. flint, michigan, hosted last night's forum between bernie sanders and hillary clinton. michigan's primary is tomorrow. the candidates took on trade policy and gun control and they also talked about their plans for helping families devastated by contaminated drinking water in flint. >> what i did is meet very quietly in detroit with parents and others who were impacted by this disaster. >> you've got to get the federal money. you've got to get the state
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money but i'm going to do everything i can an i will be with flint all the way through this crisis. >> clinton joined sanders in calling for michigan's governor to resign or be recalled because of the water crisis in flint. here's how the race for the democratic nomination stands this morning. the delegate totals show hillary clinton with more than 1,100 delegates. that's just less than half of the total needed to win. bernie sanders is trailing clinton by more than a two-to-one margin. and let's catch you up on the republican race for the white house. over the weekend, front-runner donald trump won contests in louisiana and kentucky. ted cruz made delicate gains on trump by winning caucuses in maine and kansas. marco rubio took yesterday's primary in puerto rico. and donald trump still leads the republican nomination battle with 392 delegates. ted cruz is now within 100 delegates of trump. marco rubio and john kasich trail the field. decision 2016 will come to
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our region this spring. pennsylvania and delaware hold their primary elections on april 26th. new jersey voters go to the polls on june 7th. we have all the information you need for decision 2016. you can find it on the nbc 10 app. 6:37. new this morning, north korea is threatening a nuclear strike on washington and seoul over annual military drills. south korean and u.s. troops began large-scale military drills today in an annual test of their defenses againstç nor korea. the north called the drills nuclear war moves. the state-run television announced an all-out offensive to join the drills. north korea routinely issues threats of military action in response to these annual exercises, but tensions are higher than normal. after recent missile tests by north korea. happening today, water safety is expected to take center stage at a town council meeting in moorestown,
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burlington county. residents were angry thr were not told for a year about bacteria found in their drinking water last february. they didn't get a letter notifying them about the bacteria until last week. the township is expected to provide more answers tonight. and new this morning, a collision sends a parked car into the front porch of a house along south 28th street in grays ferry. the fire department official on scene tells nbc 10 that another vehicle hit the car and then drove off. another car, parked car was also hit in this crash. the crash seriously damaged the porch but no one was hurt. authorities have accused a coatesville man of arranging an armed robbery that led to the death of a lincoln university student. police have arrested evander wilson after they say he drove two students after campus late saturday night there three masked men robbed them. one of the masked men shot christopher robinson in the neck. he died at the hospital. wilson faces homicide, robbery and other charges.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> coming up on 6:39. a cold start this morning. the temperatures have really come down overnight. even though we're getting a cold morning we'll get a spring preview starting today. a big warmup. 50 is the normal high temperature. it will be well beyonded that this afternoon. 70s on the way, starting tomorrow. hold on to your sunglasses. it will be a quick warmup. cold in doylestown, 29 degrees, millville at 23 while it's just above freezing in northeast philadelphia. look at the sunshine, bright sunshine at the shore. that's a live view from cape may from the marquis de lafayette ç hotel. we'll see lots of sunshine and even though the winds very calm right now, it is going to kick in out of the southwest and that will help to boost our temperatures today. few scattered high clouds, that's all you'll see during the day today. sunshine and warming temperatures. in fact, the warmup in a hurry. 59 degrees in bethlehem. look at camel back, 58 degrees
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and 62 in fleetwood. 60 for bordentown and moorestown. bright sunshine at the shore. milford, 60 and smyrna also up to 60. millville, nowhere near the morning lows of 23 degrees. we'll be at 59 degrees this afternoon. sunny skies for philadelphia, berlin, new jersey and woodstown, all into the low 50s today. there is warmer weather on the horizon. i've got the seven-day forecast with record temperatures when i'm back in ten minutes. about 20 minutes before 7:00 this monday morning. a lot of our focus has been on the two-car crash on the schuylkill. let's get another look at other places like 95. >> katy zachry is joining us for that. katy, things have cleared up. >> we were so focused on the schuylkill expressway eastbound between montgomery and jfrd because there wof a serious acc. 95, a lot of volume headed southbound. this is around girard avenue as
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you make your way into center city philadelphia. we'll take a look at your drive times for 95 swell the trouble spot on 76. this drive time as over an hour. we are making serious improvements there. it will take you about 43, 45 minutes to go between the blue route and the vine if you're headed into center city philadelphia. 95 southbound headed in that direction. it's only going to take you -- only, comparatively speaking. 29 minutes, which is slow, average speeds in the 20s right now. the blue route always looking really good, even at this hour when it's so busy. fortunately, a fuel spill on 95 northbound, near kerlin street has cleared. >> thanks for that update. a teen is in the hospital after he wasç shot last night inside the restaurant where he was working. >> what police say may have sent the shooter into a rage. plus, blessing bags. students spend their weekend doing something for others in hope to inspire change. slow, building african-style m
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congressman chaka fattah sr. has a court date today. >> there's a hearing scheduled in the case against him. a federal judge will consider several motions to dismiss some counts against fattah. the congressman is accused of misus!gm ,rj congressional influence and stealing taxpayer money and charitable contributions. he denies the allegations. he's scheduled to go on trial in may. some atlantic city police officers will feel more protected when they receive new bulletproof vests. the city's police foundation is donating more than a dozen rifle resistant vests. the patrol officers will wearç the new body armor since they are the first to arrive on scene during active shooter
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situations. families in philadelphia will get to learn more about community schools. >> the group action united will release new findings of a study done on community schools they operate on the idea that schools should be community anchors. in decisiaddition to teaching children, they offer resources like medical clinics or police substations. the first of three public meetings will be held. the councilwoman wants the commune to the be more a part of the district's budget process. and now it a young girl who had a great idea to help the homeless. >> this is neat. people at her church are stepping up as well to help her make this happen. take a look. this is inside the saint dennis paris gym in haverton yesterday. people were making sandwiches to put into the blessing bags for the homeless. they packed the bags with other
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food and personal items. people will give the bag directly to the homeless in upper darby and philadelphia. this is the brain child of middle school student mallyanne brophy. >> it's hard to see people on the street like that but it h p helps them when we give them the bags. >> it's completely different, when you give it to the person in need. you see where it is going. you see the end point. >> her brother also helps out. anyone really can help. in fact, people of all ages came out yesterday to pack the blessing bags. pretty neat. >> go for them. it's a list you don't want to see your city on unless you like snow. >> do i like snow but i also like that 70 degree weather bill's been talking about. this morning we're learning which towns are tops when it comes to snow totals. take a look. syracuse, new york, remains the snowiest city in america. this is all according to golden snowç
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more than 72 inches fell in syracuse this year. that is well below the 120 inches that usually falls on syracuse. but still enough for that top spot. erie, pennsylvania, coming in second place with more than 67 inches of snow. but tops overall is a small town of perrysburg, 30 miles south of buffalo. over 138 inches fell there. here in our area, allentown recorded more than 20 inches during the blizzard. it was airfarely mild winter for philly besides the blizzard in late january. >> i like that you're saying it's over. >> we get in the 70s, i know bill will tamp down the excitement. when you get to 76 degrees later in the week, you know -- >> it's going to feel like it's over. >> we're all feeling it.
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>> in less than two week spring arrives on sunday the 20th. we'll see a spring preview today. over the next few days, a bit warmer. a lot warmer. 34 degrees in philadelphia. the sun is up. the temperatures coming up. usual lit coldest time of day ask right after sunrise. that's where we are right now. the wind will be kicking in. it's stronger in the pocono mountains, camel back with 32 degrees. less wind for most of the rest of the year, colder temperatures, wilmington is 30. 29 right now in trenton. toms river at 25 degrees. gloucester county, harrison township is down to 27 degrees this morning. but we have plenty of sunshine today and if it's snow you're looking for, head north. new york, that's the snow state, isn't it? i don't know the name of that state. canada, that's another snow state, a different kind of state, though. rain to the west. this is what i'm tracking for tomorrow. but the rain won't get here. the clouds that come with it, that will. we'll start off with clouds.
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that will keep us warmer. today, sunshine will be bright, those clouds stay to the west. look at thosejz drops fizzle. we'll see the clouds tomorrow morning. that will seal in some of the warmth left over from today. then the clouds clear out of here an a bigger warmup for tomorrow afternoon. today's not looking good. upper 50s and low 60s. mostly sunny skies and a bit breezy, too. those are southwesterly winds and that's part of why we'll be warmer today. look at that. 71 degrees on tuesday. and even warmer, record temperatures for wednesday and thursday. 76 would break the record of 73 degrees on wednesday and 76 on thursday would tie the record. that after a morning low of 52 degrees. cooler, still not bad for a friday. and 62 degrees on saturday, wet weather but no sign of snow on sunday. just rain and 66. >> all right, thank you, bill. >> look at those 70s and 60s. pretty impressive there. things have not been so smooth on the roads this morning.
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>> 76 has been tied it up this morning. it may be back to normal. what is normal for the 6:00 hour? let's check in with katy and see what it looks like in center city this morning. >> bill had a lot of 70s and 60s. i have a lot of 30s. that's really the favorite number in the 6:30 time frame. this is the vine street expressway, especially if you head east into new jersey or if you're headed on 95 north or south from the vine, average speed is in the 30s right now. pretty slow going. but at least we have no accidents on the vine. we did have a major crash on 76 eastbound right in this spot, right after montgomery drive before girard avenue. typically a really busy stretch of road this time. and this drive time, it was over an hour not long ago. it's down to a half hour between the blue route and the vine street expressway, which is still a little high for this time of morning but not considering we just cleared an accident scene. good to go there. always take mlk or kelly drive around that. camden, this is a live look at traffic running smoothly along
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76 at market street. finally a look for chester county drivers, a look at drive times on route 100, route 30 and route 202. everything running smoothly, pretty normal in chester county. back (o you guys. thanks so much, katy. coming up, a check of the day's headlines and the stories you need to know as you head out the door on this monday. >> including more on the life and legacy of nancy reagan. plus, the must-see video of the morning. a major mascot fail. that hurts. that hurts. ♪ the bigger the burrito, the bigger the fun. dunkin's new grandde burrito -- a breakfast burrito packed with big southwest flavor.
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when you think what does it look like? is it becoming a better professor by being a more adventurous student? is it one day giving your daughter the opportunity she deserves? is it finally witnessing all the artistic wonders of the natural world? whatever your definition of success is, helping you pursue it, is ours. t-i-a-a. it's 6:55. time now to get a check of the stories you need to know about as you start your monday
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morning. >> let's start with matt delucia. >> former first lady nancy reagan is being remembered for her dedication and commitment. she died yesterday at the age of 95. here's a look inside the reagan presidential library this morning. people have been leaving flowers and flags there in california ever since herç death was announce. she was known for her extravagant style and just say no to drugs campaign. she'll be buried next to her husband, president ronald reagan who died in 2004. a bucks county man is in jail after turning himself in yesterday. he assaulted two police officers after a bar crawl in hoboken. christopher small, a former run back at delaware valley university is charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault. one of the officers has three broken ribs, the other a dislocated shoulder. police are looking for a gunman wanted for shooting a fast food worker in philadelphia. investigators say a customer got
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angry last night as employees were cleaning up tables. they say he shot a 19-year-old employee thee tiree times. junior leun both sides met with the national labor relations board in washington, d.c. the union set a strike deadline for just after midnight next sunday. also today, broncos quarterback peyton manning will announce his retirement after 18 years in the national football league. manning's a two-time super bowl champ, five-time league mvp and all-time passer in yardage and touchdowns. we all want our birthdays to be memorable, right? >> i don't know if as memorable as this guy. if you're a basketball mascot, take a look at what you do. you try this amazing stunt. this is the miami heat's mascot. he tried to flip over a few of his friends at the sixers games
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last night. it looks like they're a little injured. >> i think he meant to do that. >> i like how he then stands up and -- >> just walks away. >> acts like he won, like he did it. hands up. >> dropped the mike and ran away. >> the sixers lost the game. bernie didn't do too well, neither did the sixers. that's a tough act to ç follow. not even going to try. katy zachry with a look at the roads right now at two minutes before 7:00 a.m. take a look behind me, 95, very clowe at academy road, this lane is southbound headed towards center city philadelphia between woodhaven and the vine. typical of this time of morning. there's not an accident on 95. it's just due to volume. taking a look into new jersey, a look at the 42 freeway at the new jersey turnpike, volume but running smoothly. if you're taking 42 freeway northbound between route 55 and
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the walt whitman bridge, that will take you five minutes. delaware, wilmington, 95 between 295 and 495 look good for you there. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> the sun is up, the temperatures have started to come up a little bit. bright sunshine at the shore. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. you can see the sun on the city. still chilly, 35 degrees now in philadelphia. that's one of the warmer spots. still parts of the area that are in the 20s this morning but that sunshine, that's going to change. right now, 36 degrees in philadelphia. millville still cold at 23. 27 degrees in allentown. but with sunshine, we'll see a spring preview today. 54 degrees at noontime. and then near 60 degrees at 3:00. 60s today, 70s tomorrow and then a record temp wednesday and thursday. >> we love the spring preview.
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>> quite a leap. wow. >> get the latest information on the nbc 10 app, including breaking news, weather and traffic. the "today" show is coming up next. have a great day. good morning. paying respects. police officers salute the hearse carrying former first lady nancy reagan from her home. a funeral being planned for later this week at the reagan presidential library, where she'll be laid to rest next to her husband. a woman being remembered as a devoted wife and a political force who redefined the role of first lady. we look back at nancy reagan's extraordinary wife and talk exclusively to her son ron today, monday, march 7th, 2016. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," remembering nancy reagan, with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio


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