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airlines pilot failed two breathalyzer tests and was acting strange. the pilot's arrest forced american airlines to cancel that flight. it was supposed to bring passengers from detroit to philadelphia international. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal gets reaction from passengers who had to find new flights. >> reporter: many passengers headed on vacation for spring break. all forced to scramble after their pilot was arrested on the tarmac. they were supposed to arrive here in philly just before 9:00 a.m. but american airlines flight 736 never even got off the ground in detroit. at first, passengers were told it would be a brief delay. >> 15, 20 minute delay. you know, it's a seat problem. >> reporter: mitchell and his mom were hoping to fly to the dominican but when they looked
out their window they saw police cars. >> he was handcuffed. >> reporter: their pilot arrested on the tarmac. officials say he was acting drunk and failed two breathalyzer tests. a sharp-eyed tsa agent saw him acting strange before he got into the cockpit. >> everyone was stunned. >> reporter: american airlines told nbc 10 this is a serious matter and we are assisting local law enforcement and the faa for the investigation. we apologize to our customers for the disturbance to their travel plans. the pilot who lives in pennsylvania could face charges. it's against faa rules to drink eight hours before a flight or have a blood alcohol level above .04. passengers are furious. >> i want to be compensated for the trouble. >> reporter: we have reached out to law enforcement in michigan to get details on the arrest.
but american airlines have declined to identify the pilot. randy gyllenhaal, nbc 10 news. another night of celebration for nova nation. the villanova wildcats are moving on to the final four. here is a live look at the tilted kilt where dozens of fans watched the wildcats beat kansas tonight in the ncaa tournament. you can feel the excitement out there. tim furlong is live louisville. this was a nail biter. >> reporter: yeah, it was a nail biter. if you were following me on facebook and twitter. about 20 minutes ago we have been watching on an app on my ipad. we have seen that the game is over an all the people coming out here, you take a look at the kfc yum center. you are not seeing the villanova people coming out.
they are staying to watch the team cut the nets down. a lot of disappointed kansas fans. we have heard a little bit of profanity. we have seen a couple kids go by crying. i feel bad for those folks. but this is what villanova came to louisville for. they punched their ticket and it is exciting. we'll see what we can do. >> i don't know who he is cheering for. a lot of people are emotional coming out of the kfc yum center louisville. live louisville, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. and the ncaa action continues tomorrow in south philadelphia. you are looking live at wells fargo center where notre dame and north carolina will face off with a trip to the final four on the line. turning now to our weather a crisp spring evening for people out walking tonight.
after a lot of sunshine today expect cloudy skies tomorrow and you could run into showers as you wrap up your easter plans. we have the holiday forecast. we're not talking about a lot of rain here. >> no and a good portion of the day is going to be dry. it's mostly after sunset tomorrow. if you are heading back into town you may want to watch out for that. upper 30s in millville. 35 in allentown and we will increase the clouds tonight as well. but it is dry tonight and for the start of easter as well. it will be cloudy with temperatures on the chilly side. low 40s at 7:00. if you are headed out to church or to see your family we'll keep it dry but chilly through 9:00 a.m. before the temperatures reach the lower 50s at the lunch time hour. one disturbance off to the south for showers sunday night but tracking that disturbance well out across the high plains and
that is going to bring us rain for monday. chilly but dry tonight. cloudy for easter before showers return sunday night and monday. and we'll take a look at that coming up in a few minutes. turning now to decision 2016. bernie sanders is celebrating two caucus wins tonight as he tries to narrow the gap with hillary clinton. he had victories in alaska and washington state. we are waiting for the results in hawaii. sanders says he is picking up momentum. >> we are making significant inroads in secretary clinton's lead. we have a path toward victory. >> reporter: sanders is hoping to win the democratic nomination by the start of the democratic national convention. we are 120 days away from the dnc happening right here in philadelphia. but sanders faces an uphill
battle in the delegate count. here's a look at the count for the dms. clinton has 1666 delegates and sanders has 983. they need 2383 delegates to win. let's look at the republicans. donald trump has 752 delegates. daniel cruz is in second with 470 and john kay sis has 223. and for your complete coverage including information about the primaries in our area and delegate counts tap the nbc 10 app. ♪ the philadelphia fraternal order of police rocking out on this easter weekend. we'll tell you why they are channelling ac/dc coming up.
for the spring break adventure of a lifetime, visit kalahariresorts.com it was a night of music in south philadelphia to help the families of fallen police officers. ♪ >> three rock bands took the stage at the 2300 arena for a concert benefits the fraternal order of police survivors fund. it also included a silent auction. the money supports the families of philadelphia police officers who have been injured or killed in the line of duty. expecting a chilly start to your easter sunday with showers moving in later at night.
now to the latest on the terror in brussels. two more americans are among the victims of tuesday's attack. nbc news confirms that justin shults and his wife died in the airport. they were waving good-bye to stephanie's mother when it happened. the couple lived in belgium since 2014. two other americans, a brother and sister from new york also died in the attack. at least 31 people were killed and more than 270 others were
hurt. the faa is investigating a possible drone sighting near a north jersey airport. a flight screw reported an unmanned this morning. the plane was traveling to monmouth when they spotted that aircraft. a safe drone sighting bringing treats to kids in south jersey today. a drone dropped candy filled easter eggs in cherry hill this morning. and kids rushed to scoop them up. the impacting your world christian center hosted the egg drone drop. villanova is heading to the final four and nbc 10's tim furlong is live louisville with fans who are celebrating tonight. tim? >> we found anthony and his wife. they are out visiting her family because he is from louisville and anthony is from lancaster. he is a villanova guy.
is this the greatest gift you can get to visit your in-law's or what? >> we came in for the weekend and got tickets on thursday and my brother said you got to say i said i'm staying. i couldn't ask for a better weekend than to see the team play. >> you are watching on our monitor the coach cut the net down. >> it's awesome and great to be here and great to see. the guys play hard and they are all about grit and heart. they didn't shoot well tonight and just playing hard and getting out there. and kansas is an awesome team and they're tough but we just got it. >> it looks like they sure found a way to win in a way they haven't had to win to this point going forward. >> yeah, it's like i said just hard work and playing. it's great to see, awesome to be here. >> christie you have relatives down in houston? >> we do have family down there. we'll hopefully get down there. >> book them. >> book those flights. thanks for talking to us.
>> there you go, baby. >> they are the first villanova fans we found coming out. a lot of kansas fans are not happy with how it ended tonight. we are laying a little bit low here and keeping it down a little bit. everybody is excited and as we were saying it looks like villanova found a different way to win than they needed to find. they have been shooting lights out. tonight not so much. the defense is better than they've seen and they found a way to win. they are cutting the nets down as we speak. live louisville, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. after a bright and sunny afternoon, things are going to be changing. not expecting a lot of sunshine tomorrow. it is going to be cloudy out there for your easter sunday. we are tracking some showers that look like they will hold off until sunday night and monday. and tracking showers in the long term. the high pressure is in control in the northeastern u.s.
that is continues to provide that northeasterly flow, keeping things cooler on the shore and we'll see clouds increase as well. we are tracking this disturbance in the high plains bringing us more wet weather for monday. clear skies in pottstown. 45 in atlantic city and wilmington and more cloud cover compared to areas north and west. we keep things dry tonight. clouds on the increase tomorrow. sunday morning low 50s on the cloudy side but dry out through. in the evening hours showers start to increase south to north. at 7:00 some of those are just making their way into southern areas. much of the day is looking dry. the showers are more numerous sunday and monday. with temperatures remaining in the 40s. as we head into monday morning a brief lull before a cold front
moves in from the west. that is not bringing many a lot of precipitation but will mark additional showers for monday afternoon and that is going to clear up for the monday evening rush. it's not looking like we'll be seeing any widespread rainfall at any point just scattered showers over sunday night and monday. temperatures have been coming down. low 60s this afternoon. temperatures for tomorrow looking pretty similar and we do start to warm up early next week but temperatures are look moderate just a little bit above normal until the second part of next week and temperatures could once again reach the 70 degree mark. increasing clouds tonight. mid-30s north and west. and that's going to be the case as we get your easter sunday underway. remaining cloudy through the course of the day with the showers holding off until the overnight hours. showers continue sunday night and into your monday. it will be windy on monday as well with temperatures in the
low 60s. high pressure for the middle of the week. that marks the return of the sunshine and the temperatures remain relatively moderate the next couple of days. what a day in sports. the dream continues for villanova as the wildcats hang tough with kansas and are on to houston and the final four. we pick up the action before the half. chris jenkins, a heck of a tournament. a big game shooting the ball last game. no nova up at the break. a five-point lead. kansas last chance and they turn the rock over. great nova defense as they get the victory, 64-59. the wildcats play oklahoma in the final four. they defeated oregon 80-68. steve mason making his fifth straight start.
the orange and the black enter the day tied for the second wild card spot. number 17 couldn't cash. right now the score is 0-0 in the third period. the red wings hosted the penguins. pens power play this impacts the flyers chances. this breaks a 1-1 tie. the wrister on the right side. kessel keeps it. with the goal and four assists, pens win 7-2. that is good for the wild card hopes. a win is a win. and the islanders two points up on the flyers. in overtime the islanders get a 4-3 victory and a four-point lead over the flyers for the first wild card. the sixers in portland. he will sit tomorrow against the warriors. sixers in search of their first road win since january 20th.
in tuition all alone hits the triple. sixers looking to keep pace with portland. and mccollum having his way with the sixers and the sixers trail at the half. the phillies hosting the tigers. runners on the corners. john mayberry jr. 5-3 phillies. top nine now, 5-4. a base knock off chris la roque. aaron noel will pitch thursday against the phillies prospects and game two of the opening series in cincinnati and the home opener against the padres on april 11th. >> exciting, man. should be a good atmosphere. we're just ready to get the season started. a couple more days in spring
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a philadelphia community got together today to make a mural to life. the philadelphia federal credit union hosted a community paint day for the mural in fish town. people tackled different sections of the painting. it tells a story of the neighborhood history. we are here with the last check of the forecast. >> not near you will as sunny as today. if you are heading out to services in the morning it will be chilly but temperatures in the afternoon similar to this afternoon and showers will be moving in sunday night and as we head back to work on monday but again nothing widespread. >> that's nbc 10 news for now. "saturday night live" is next. go villanova, congratulations. r shady brook farms®. we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done.
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