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warmup, though.ç this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we don't have to deal with the gusty winds we've had the last couple of days. >> that's true. >> let's start with meteorologist bill henley. he has the morning forecast. >> temperatures are still falling, still more than an hour away from sunrise. we will see sunshine today. but look at the cold. we started off in the 30s and 40s. now we're in the 20s and 30s as the temperatures have really come down in allentown, reading and pottstown. 20s also in millville and look at trenton at 32 degrees. northeast philadelphia just one degree above freezing. but we will see sunshine. so don't forget the sunglasses. you'll need the winter coat to start with. by 10:00, up to 46 and 54 degrees and still climbing at 1:00 this afternoon. through the morning and into the afternoon, that wind will stay nice and light. >> neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. let's find out how traffic is moving. jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> we are watching the vine
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street expressway near 24th street through center city. so far, no problems or delays. we typically see headed westbound towards the schuylkill expressway first. no problems there right now. eastbound towards 95, no problems either there. so connecting the schuylkill or 95, either direction we're okay. once you get to 95, watch for the off rams thps that are clos. 95 southbound at aramingo avenue, those off ramps are closed. from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway, still a 14-minute trip and speeds well into the 60s. tracy? >> this morning, our villanova wildcats are leaving for houston for the final four. >> and they are hoping to come back to campus with another trophy. nbc 10's katy zachry is live for us on campus. katy, it's quiet now. a different scene, i'm guessing later today, huh? >> add a few hours to where we are right now. it will be a totally different scene. i got new information from villanova staff about the
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sendoff today. the team will board the bus around 3:15 right outside the davis center, the practice facility for the wildcats and it's outside the davis center where studentsç and the communy are invited to gather. now, of course, villanova will be playing the oklahoma sooners saturday night in houston for the ncaa final four. there is a lot riding on this game. whoever wins goes to the championship monday night. the last time the wildcats went to the final four was in 2009. the last time they won the entire tournament was in 1985. today's sendoff will be informal but a big motivation boost for the team. >> we expect to have the pep band here to play music, pump up the crowd and anticipate them walking out of the building and getting on the bus. >> for students who are wanting to attend the send offhappening around 3:00, 3:15, it's not an official excuse from class. the university is relying on individual professors to decide on that.
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now, coming up at 6:00, i'm working on a story about what the team will be doing from when they get to the practice center later this morning until they board the bus at 3:15. you won't want to miss that. reporting live, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. nbc 10 has you covered every step of the way for nova's march to victory. matt delucia, john clark will be there tomorrow along with keith jones. i just realized that matt delucia's going because we need unbiased reporting on this trip. that's why he's going. >> it's 5:33 and 39 degrees outside. terminix will pay $10 million in fines after using a toxic pesticide that made a family from delaware sick while vacationing in st. john. in a plea deal, the company admitted to using the pesticide which has been banned for indoor use since the '80s. steven and teresa underwent rehabilitation therapy after getting sick last march. their two sons were in the hospital in critical condition
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and have permanent neurological damage. new this morning, the body of a missing airman from dover has been found after more than a month of searching. a fisherman discovered the body of keefer çhuhman. he was reported missing after february 10th. this morning, philadelphia police are looking for a gunman who shot a 14-year-old boy and left him to die in the street. nbc 10's monique braxton is live in west philadelphia with the details. monique, tell us what happened. >> hey, vai, we just checked with police. they tell us the teen is in extremely critical condition. right now, detectives from southwest are hunting for a gunman. our camera captured this video near 60th and vine. investigators say a 14-year-old was shot once in the upper back. witnesses called police after hearing gunshots just before 9:30. based on ballistic evidence we know at least eight shots
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were fired from a semiautomatic weapon. we found eight spent shell casings on the highway. >> yet investigators say they still don't know if the teen was the intended target or an innocent bystander. no weapon has been found, no motive is known. investigators also tell us they're looking for surveillance video cameras that may have captured the scene. so throughout the morning, we're going to be in touch with detectives to find out the very latest on the case. any developments, count on us to have it for you. live for now outside southwest, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. 5:35. in flint, misch garn, more finger pointing over who's responsible for the water crisis there. >> we're not just looking at flint. we're looking at our entire state. >> but no other state was poisoned by policy. >> the state joint water committee held a hearing yesterday. the first opportunity for
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neighbors to voice their opinions, to voice their frustrations about concerns about the water quality. county health officials blame the state of michigan along with the federal government for the public health crisis. now the nbc 10 versions has spent weeks investigating the lead risk in our area. today the investigators look into how money is being spend to the get rid of lead and fix the problem before a child gets leaç poisoning. see "living with lead" today on nbc 10 news at 4:00. grief counselors will be helping students at pennsauken high school after the hit and run death of this teenager. dozens of classmates showed up last night at a park in camden to remember quasson turner. >> very good impact. when things hit bottom, he brought you back up. >> the driver's own niece called
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911 to report the hit and run. police arrested susan highland. they say she never even stepped on the brakes after hitting turner as he crossed route 130 monday night. officials are waiting for toxicology tests to come back on the suspect. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> we have a cold start this morning. it is in the 30s right now. the wind has died down. the temperatures continue to come down. northeast philadelphia now 33 degrees. 15 degrees colder than it was yesterday morning. it's not just northeast philadelphia. look at pottstown, 27, 27 many millville. toms river in the low 20s. 20s in blue bell to start with. 28 degrees there. willow grove is 34. collegeville, 26 this morning and 20s for pottstown. a cold start. you'll need to bundle up. count on sunshine today. clouds are to the north. they'll stay out of the picture for us. we'll see a quick warmup during
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the day. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast, 53 this afternoon for mt. pocono. allentown and reading up to 60 degrees. plenty of sunshine for doylestown, norristown, trenton into the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. and a little bit of a breeze coming off the ocean. temperatures will be cooler there. go inland and you'll find readings near 60 with bright sunshine. it will feel warmer than that. 59 in west chester, wilmington up to 58, 60 degrees in philadelphia. even warmer weather ahead tomorrow. i have the seven-day forecast with the timing ofç the warmup when i'm back in ten minutes. 5:38. still looks leak a good time to be out on the roads. >> fingers crossed. let's find out from nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. where are you watching, jessica? >> 95 right now, looking okay, too. this is right around cottman avenue. people heading out on the roads right now, if you're heading southbound into the center city area, still okay from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. we are at a 13-minute trip.
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no problems heading northbound. also there's some construction on the betsy ross bridge eastbound ramp to richmond street. that will be closed until may. something you want to take into acapitol in your morning commute. road obstruction being reported out in montgomery county in lower merion on glenn road and east montgomery avenue. here's cherry hill on route 70 and kings highway. of course this looks different than it did on monday. we're nice and dry right now. not a lot of cars on the road or backups at least to show you now. mass transit doing okay. we'll check in with more of your drive times when i come back in the next ten minutes. >> 39 degrees at 5:39 this wednesday morning. the tables are turning in the case of apple and the fbi. hear why the tech jean the is asking the questions when it comes to hacking the iphone. and in the nick of time. it's not the ideal place to give birth but hear from two local emts who rushed to help a
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pregnant woman when her baby just could not wait.
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mmmm, yoplait. 5:42 ald we're taking a lie look at center city philadelphia this wednesday morning. right now, it's in the upper 30s in philadelphia. but we're looking at temperatures in the high 50s,
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upper 50s according to bill and maybe in the 60s later today. and look at these flames from a fire that spread to five row homes in brooklyn last night. took dozens of firefighters more than an hour to control this blaze and here's another view of that fire. taken by a drone high from above. authorities say close to a dozen people were hurt. the fbi confirms it's looking into a report that hackers linked to isis targeted dozens of new jersey transit officers. "newsweek" reports the breach led to the release of personal information of more than 50 transit officers. the report says the hackers encouraged lone wolf attacks on those officers. n.j. transit says the hackers did not compromise its information system but were able to get some information from an outside vendor. apple wants to know how the fbi hacked the san bernardino's killer's iphone. attorney for apple are exploring legal options that would force the government to release
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specifics. there's new information this morning about the number of victims still in the hospital a week after the brussels terror attack. >> authorities now say 90 people remain in the hospital, 49 of those are in intensive care. the blast killed 35 people, including the three suicide bombers who blew themselves up at the airport and subway station. the brussels airport remains closed this morning. american airlines says it plans to resume flights to and from brussels next week. the airline does have one flight scheduled from philadelphia to brussels next thursday and brussels subway system is mostly up and running again under heavy security. dozens of soldiers are patrolling platforms along the subway line. the metro station hit by the suicide bomber remains closed.
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police in montgomery county hope new surveillance video will help them catch the man who stole from a fire victim. take a look at this video that was taken by a suspect. the victim, michael graves lived at this house in rosslyn. he was badly burned and 4079ized for a week after his house caught fire last month. when he was released he discover his credit cards were stolen along with some of his wife's jewelry. while graves is trying to remain hopeful, he tells us his faith in people has already been damaged. >> i would like them to say, yes, this is the person that used this card, i know this person. is that likely to happen? no. >> if you happen to recognize this man right here walking out of the store, you're asked to call abington township police. an allentown man will stand trial in the murder of a woman whose body was found stuffed in a recycling bin. he's accused of shooting the victim and dumping her body in the bin outside the apartment
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complex. when detectives came to investigate, they say he shot at them. it was a three-hour standoff before he was arrested. one officer was unwooded. and happening today, family, friends and fellow lawmakers will pay final respects to rob ford, ex-toronto mayor. ford gained international attention after a video surfaced that parentally showed him using crack cocaine. he died last week at the age of 46 after fighting cancer. 5:46. former new york city mayor michael bloomberg and other philanthropists are giving $125 million for a new cancer fighting effort. it will go toward creating an institute of immunotherapy center at johns hopkins.
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>> this is personal. forç so many of us that are in this hall and the millions of americans who face that dreaded phrase, i'm afraid you have cancer. >> doctors say immunotherapy works best when paired up with certain cancer drugs. a central pennsylvania professor is helping police solve a mystery about a chunk of ice that fell from the sky. it smashed into a brand new car at a dealership in mechanicsburg last friday. professor bill cryikrieger at y college plans to try to identify the ice. >> i have to get the analysis. >> are you leaning one way or the other. >> not really. i want to make sure. i guess i'm leaning maybe 51/49 for atmospheric ice. >> investigators also reached
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out to air traffic controllers at harrisburg international airport to see what flights may have been flying overhead when the ice fell. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 12 minutes before 6:00. it is cold enough for ice this morning. fortunately it is dry. the temperatures have been falling. the wind is light. look at the water in front of boathouse row. barely a ripple there. it's a northerly wind at 6 miles an hour in philadelphia. 39 degrees. 10 degrees colder than it was at the same time yesterday morning. clear skies for cape may. cold air too, in the 30s. sunshine will be bounding through the entire area. these numbers won't lost. 27 in pottstown, millville 27 degrees, northeast philadelphia is cold, too, at 33 degrees. clear, completely clear today. tomorrow is a different story. look at the clouds to the west. those will bring us showers and possibly thunderstorms on
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friday. the clouds will start moving in tomorrow. for today we will stay nice and dry. watch those clouds develop, those showers later this afternoon from chicago through st. louis into arkansas andç louisiana. while we stay nice and sunny. that's this afternoon, late this afternoon into the evening hours will be nice and clear. sunny skies, a light breeze and it will be coming out of the south. a nice warmup, upper 50s and low 60s this afternoon with winds as high as 12 miles an hour. windier team. that will aid in the warmup after morning temperatures in the 40s, 74 in the afternoon. dry during the day on thursday but here comes rain, showers, thunderstorms, 75 on friday. it does not last, that warm weather into the weekend. neither does the rain. it will be clearing out on saturday. look at the colder conditions for sunday, gusty winds, especially strong in the morning. 40 to start with, 47 the high temperature, the wind chill will be a factor all day on sunday. monday, warmer after a cold morning and your eyes do not
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deceive you. on tuesday, there are snowflakes and rain drops in that shower chance. it depends on when the showers move in. if they move in in the morning, we could see snowflakes mix in with the rain. >> i know you don't make mistakes but i was hoping that was a mistake. said that can't be. >> 5:50 and the 5:00 hour, we still see green in the drive time, in the 6:00 hour it starts to go red and then yellow on us. >> let's see what it looks like. jessica boyington has you covered for your ride to work. >> you want to get out now, while the getting's good. we are still in the green everywhere. 422 around route 29, no problems in either direction. this eastbound drive time headed towards the schuylkill expressway from 29 at this point is still an eight-minute trip. no big increases right now with average speeds into the 60s. now if you take mass transit we do have delays for septa, thorndale train 514 is running
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about 24 minutes late. all the rest of mass transit, amtrak, new jersey transit, d.a.r.t. and patco are running on or close to schedule right now. here's the blue route, no problems here either. we're still in the green, no inbibig increase yet. from the schuylkill to 95 isç still a 15-minute trip. heading out the door later on this evening, watch out for extra volume. there's a flyers game versus the washington capitals in the wells fargo center around 8:00 p.m. vai? we're still more than four months away from the 2016 summer olympics in rio. the games could already be record breaking. why the games are on pace to do something that no other event in television history has ever done before. plus, the wright stuff. if you think jay wright is the only successful coach in his family, think again. next we'll tell you about derrick wright and his success, right here in our area.
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countdown to rio olympics is on. we are 128 days away from the summer games in brazil. >> ad sales have eclipsed the $1 billion mark. the network is also on its way to setting a record for the most national ads sold for any single event. the 2012 london games passed a billion in ad sales two days before the opening ceremonies. rio is only an hour ahead of the eastern united states, giving advertisers access to prime time slots. ?.> you can count on us for coverage leading up to the games and then all the action in august. now let's talk about some other action we're watching. villanova marching to victory. >> and coach jay wright will have a hometown cheering section back in his old high school. jay wright starred at council rock north in the lae '70s and now the basketball team is coached by his younger brother derrick. derrick is the winningest coach in the school's history.
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>> he's definitely a better coach, i can tell you that. he's very organized, very disciplined as a coach. >> the philosophy behind what we believe in and how we coach and the passion we have for it, he's by far the biggest influence. >> derrick won't make the trip to houston. his family will be rooting on jay from home. nbc 10 is following villanova's march to victory on friday. tune in on our special, live from texas. get have keys to the game, players to watch and the flavor of houston. four minutes before 6:00 right now. two bald eagles found sick in sussex county are now back in the wild. an organization newark that helped rehabilitate the birds say they were so sick, they could barely stand when they were rescued earlier this mop. they were among several sick and
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dead bald eagles found in maryland and delaware.)s"life o investigating the cause of the deaths. now from our trenton bureau. we're hear this morning from two emergency responders who rushed to the rescue. >> they helped an expectant mother carrying twins when they went into labor inside a school cafeteria. the pregnant mom began to feel labor pains monday night. she wasn't due for another month but two ems technicians arrived just in the nick of time. they brought the mom out to the ambulance where she gave birth to healthy twins. >> she gotç on the stretcher, got her to the ambulance where we had all the supplies we could possibly need. >> you know what you're supposed to do and you just do it. when it's all said an done, you look back on it. >> the head of the charpter school tells us he's pretty sure it's the first time anyone's given birth on campus. the entire school is sending
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well wishes to the family. >> wow. >> keep in mind as you're getting into the car, most car lights aren't doing this job. >> the first ever headlight rating study and own we one car, one car, got a good rating. plus this -- >> i want to apologize to everybody. >> spitting, cursing and causing a ruckus on the "l." now a mother is apologizing for her churn's actions. we'll tell you why some people are mad at the man who took the video.
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i've always taken on the status quo. in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality
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and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by tom wolf, ed rendell and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you. nbc 10 news starts now. >> fighting for his life. a 14-year-old shot last night is in extremely critical condition. >> they're not certain whether or not this juvenile is going to


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