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ch you can save? ask a citizen at 1-866-999-0218 or visit nbc 10 news starts now. shooting investigation, new from overnight, one man was shot along a philadelphia street while other bullets ripped through a nearby home packed with plenty of people. today, both democratic presidential candidates are in philadelphia to spread their message. we'll explain who bernie sanders and hillary clinton are trying to reach. plus, we'll have the results from last night's wisconsin primary. at or below freezing, we are waking up to another cold spring morning. we will warm into the mid-50s today, a little bit better than yesterday. still, good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary çconnors. it's 4:00 on this wednesday. let's get right to that forecast now with meteorologist bill
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henley. another day to bundle up, bill. >> yes, but it does not feel as cold as yesterday. here's why. the wind has died down. most of the area report nothing wind, calm conditions, a breeze at philadelphia international. the temperatures, teens in the pocono mountains, low 20s in pottstown and it's now below freezing in philadelphia, wilmington and dover with the temperatures still falling at this hour as skies are clear. which also means we'll see sunshine today. 32 degrees at 6:00. by 9:00, up to 38 and then upper 40s and still climbing at noontime. we'll start to see a few high clouds coming in at noontime. we'll see more wind out of the south. the southerly winds warm us up that will happen this afternoon. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. right now jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're watching the vine street expressway right now. we have that ongoing construction, closing in both directions. these are cameras around 24th street. no cars traveling the roads. it is closed between the
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schuylkill expressway in both directions to broad street. right now no access to the vine street expressway. you can take vine street local as your alternate and this should be clearing about the 5:00 hour. reports of a road obstruction in upper gwennette and providence lane. that ongoing construction is active, 95 northbound around girard avenue and 95 southbound ramp at aramingo avenue are both closed this morning. bullets fly through a philadelphia neighborhood overnight. police are investigating the shooting and they say one man was hit. but there could have been several other victims. nbc 10's deanna durante is live in logen to explain what happened. >> this all happened around 10:30 last night. police think those bullets may have come from a car. this was a drive-by shooting as a 24-year-old man was leaving a house on the 1,000 block of wagner street. there were a number of people inside that home and that many of them are lucky they were also
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not hit by gunfire. the 24-year-old man was able to get himself to the hospital where he's being treated at this hour. >> we don't have a motive for the shooting at this time. but of the eight shot that were fired, two of the bullets entered the living room of the private residence that the victim had just left. one bullet went through the front door, another bullet went through the living room window. inside, the propertyç at the te where the two bullets entered the living room, there were 12 people. >> now, many of those people have been or are being interviewed by detectives here with the philadelphia police department northwest detective division. so far, sources tell us they do not have a motive or a description of the car or the shooter at this point. that investigators have been able to talk to that 24-year-old victim who, again, was able to run three blocks to einstein hospital after being shot twice in the arm. if you have any information on sh shooting, philadelphia police
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want to hear from you. reporting live in the city's logan section, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. today the presidential democratic candidates are coming to philadelphia. hillary clinton and bernie sanders have events scheduled here weeks before the pennsylvania primary. pamela osborne is at the pension convention center with more. pamela? >> both of those candidates really trying to make sure their message resonates with voters. sanders and hillary clinton will also address union leaders and members of the pennsylvania afl/cio convention in center city. clinton speaks today, sanders on thursday. the convention kicked off yesterday at the sheridan downtown hotel. pennsylvania will play an important role in the election but they haven't decided which candidate they'll back just yet. >> senator sanders is telling a great story. senator clinton is a great
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person. i have to look at it if i'm going to lead and talk to our members, who can we make sure can take that message and become part of the white house? >> the convention alternates between philadelphia and pittsburgh. it's held in philadelphia during presidential election years. >> we have now won seven out of eight of the last caucuses and primaries. >> trump may be the most outrageous of the republicans. he is saying what all of them believe. >> reporter: the sanders campaign operation continues to grow in our area. nbc 10 and north philadelphia for the opening of a campaign office last night, campaign organizers spoke to supporters about how they can get involved in the race. also happening today, senator sanders will be speaking at the united methodist church in center city. that's happening ahead of a big
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rallyç sanders has planned at temple university campus. that happens at 8:00. doors open at 5:00. reporting live in center city, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. now to the republicans, ted cruz calls his victory in wisconsin a turning point in 2016 race. but he still trails trump in the overall delegate count. cruz picked up more than 30 delegates in his defeat of trump last night and beat him by a wide margin, 49% to 35%. cruz said the win gives him momentum. >> i am more and more convinced that our campaign is going to earn the 1,237 delegates needed to win the republican nomination. >> i had millions of votes more than anybody else. we talk about delegates which i'm far and away number one but the votes are even more impressive. >> wisconsin turnout was strong. here's a look at the delegate count. trump leads the republican race
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with 753 delegates, cruz is in second with 514. john kasich follows with 143. the winner needs 1,237 delegates in order to clinch the republican nomination. here's where the democrats stand. hillary clinton is ahead with 1,728 delegates. bernie sanders has 1,058. the winner needs 2,383 delegates to get the democratic nomination. we are just weeks away from the primaries in our area. voters in pennsylvania and delaware head to the polls on april 26th. new jersey voters make their choir on june 7th. make sure you have the free nbc 10 app. read up on all the candidates plus get primary results and news from the campaign trail as it happens. 4:07 on this wednesday morning. police in rehoboth beach say they've solved a string of burglaries with the arrest of three men. francis ortiz surrendered to authorities yesterday. on monday police arrested marco
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zavalazavala and maurice silva. they're accused of breaking into the purple parrot restaurant in rehoboth beach last month. two of the suspects are also accused of attempted break-ins and burglaries in the area. back to class today at villanova university but the talk on campus will be all about the wildcats. coach jay wright led the cheers inside the football stadium as the school honored the team for their victory. hundreds of villanova fans showed their appreciation for the national champions during the homecoming celebration. the coach and his players took the stage to thank fans for joining them on the ride of a lifetime. fans gave their love right back. >> when this happened, i thought this would be like a popular
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thing. this is just the beginning. it's inspiring us. you work hard, do things the right way, you'll get rewarded with greatness. >> i still can't believe it. >> i'm so happy! >> the team's plane arrived at the airport yesterday afternoon to a hero's welcome. villanova beat north carolina at the buzzer monday night to bring home their first national championship since 1985. ahead in our next half hour, what a welcome. hear from the villanova team about their championship ride back to campus. the "daily news" shows philly's love for the wildcats. the title, bringin' it home. villanova's victory parade on friday will run right through the heart of center city philadelphia. here's a look at the parade route. it starts at 20th and market streets and then finishes at dilworth park by city hall. mark your calendar. the parade begins at 1:00 friday afternoon. we'll bring it to you live every step of the way right here on nbc 10.
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it's been 31 years since the wildcats last had a parade in center city. this is what it looked like on april 3rd, 1985. some 100,000 people crowded city hall to celebrate villanova's stunning championship victory over georgetown. again, make sure you have the free nbc 10 app so you can savor villanova's victory. you'll find videos plus photos of the best moments from the entire ncaa tournament. also, we have a link to get your nova national championship gear. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> ten minutes after 4:00. it's a cold morning. we are in april but it feels like winter. winter-like cold to start with but brilliant sunshine for much of the morning and into the afternoon. a warming trend starts today. it will be a short warming trend. it will peak as showers and thunderstorms arrive tomorrow. we're tracking those showers to the west this morning. it is dry, completely dry and
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clear so the temperatures are still coming down at this hour. 25 degrees right now in reading, 30 for philadelphia and cape ç may. both below freezing this morning. this is a quiet view from the adventure aquarium. the wind has really settled down. the water, the delaware is barely moving this morning. no wind ripples there. the temperatures over the last 24 hours have dropped. little bit colder for pottstown and philadelphia but look at millville, 11 degrees colder this morning into the lower 20s right now. satellite completely clear. we'll see a lot of sunshine, at least to start with. there are clouds moving into northwestern pennsylvania. north central pennsylvania. they are due into the pocono mountains, you'll see some of those. camelback, 48 degrees, 50s for fleetwood and pennsburg. sunshine will be bright with the wind light for souderton, bordentown and morristown. temperatures in the low 50s for cape may andive alon, middle 50s
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for smyrna and 56 this afternoon and brilliant sunshine this morning. we'll start the warming process, up to 53 for wilmington and berlin, 55 for philadelphia this afternoon. that's a little bit below normal but that change tomorrow in spite of the rain. the hour-by-hour futurecast when i'm back. 12 minutes after 4:00 on this wednesday. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on all the traffic cameras for us. of course, the vine street, one of my problems this morning again, jessica. >> you're one of the people that gets stuck. watching the vine street expressway is closed again this morning. in both directions, east and westbound right now in between broad street and the schuylkill. we're looking at right behind me here is the broad street off ramp. we do have police activity there. that's blocking off the roadway here. this is the broad street exit. all traffic right now is being diverted on to the broad street exit. take vine street local to get through this construction patch, rosemary. >> thanks to are that, jessica.
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coming up, frozen in their tracks. this morning, new information about the hundreds of drivers left stranded along the pennsylvania turnpike during the blizzard of 2016. next, what turnpike officials are working to change. also this -- >> so loud and so traumatic. when the bird came in, glass was flying everywhere. we were covered in glass. >> terrorized by turkeys. next, hear what wildlife officials are telling one new jersey neighborhood about how to battle those birds.
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4:15 on this wednesday. here's a live look at center city. temperatures right now just about 30 degrees. it is going to warm up today,
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meteorologist bill henley tells us that we do have plenty of sunshine this morning. the nice thing about today compared to yesterday, we don't have to deal with that wind. today new jersey governor chris christie will hold a news conference to talk about the future of atlantic city. the governor will speak to reporters at 11:30 this morning as he continues to wrangle with state assembly leaders about a proposed state takeover of the financially struggling resorttown. governor christie warned yesterday atlantic city could go broke by memorial day unless the state intervenes. atlantic city mayor opposes a state takeover. he's planning a 12:30 news conference to respond to the governor's comments. originally, the mayor and other local officials planned to shut down city hall for three weeks starting friday because the city was due to run out of money. but the city council will vote today on a plan to avoid that vutdown by paying workers every four weeks instead of every two weeks.
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a north jersey town says it's being terrorized by wild turkeys. residents in teaneck, burgin county are saying they are under siege. 20 to 30 residents have called to complain about the turkeys this year alone. >> aaah! >> the teaneck town council discussed the issue at a meeting last night. one mother of three says a turkey crash landed through her dining room window. >> so loud and so traumatic, when the bird came in, glass was flying everywhere. we were covered in glass. and he was -- the bird was freaking out. >> teaneck is not the only new jersey town dealing with the turkey problem. in neighboring hillsdale in february, wild turkeys trapped a postal carrier in his truck. security on the rails will be the hot topic in washington as the senate transportation committee holds hearings today. committee members will hear from
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one official. tsa administrator peter neffinger. philadelphia's mayor may be the top public official in the city but he's not the highest paid. that honor goes to medical examiner sam golini who pulls in $260,000 a year. the police commissioner makes $240,000 a year, third place goes to deputy medical examiner, albert chxt hu who makes more than 231,000. mayor kenney is in fourth place at $217,000 a year. ç new information about pla to improve the pennsylvania turnpike in response to problems from the january blizzard. you may remember the snowstorm left hundreds of drivers stranded. well, yesterday turnpike
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officials released a report on what they'll do to better manage traffic during weather emergencies like that one. they say too many tractor-trailers were blocking lanes during that blizzard. they weren't supposed to be using those lanes. officials may try to increase truck parking in areas alongside the turnpike. another idea is to have emergency supplies stashed in strategic locations so they can be quickly given out to stranded drivers. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 19 minutes after 4:00. no snow but it's certainly cold enough for it. our skies are clear. very dry air, the temperatures have come right back down and a little lower than yesterday. that's down 3 degrees compared to yesterday. 30 degrees at philadelphia international with a light wind at the airport, the rest of the area reporting calm conditions. we will see bright sunshine and a warmer day today into the 50s this afternoon. won't see any wet weather today
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but that's just today. we've got a rainmaker that is on the way. you can see it's to the west, moving through the midwest. chicago, some heavy downpours there and to the north, that's snow. the cold air is going to push out of the way with this coming storm. but we will see rain and the first of it will be here tomorrow morning. those showers sweeping into the area at 11:00 in the morning, heavier downpours in the northern and western suburbs, sweeping through philadelphia during the day and even a possibility of scattered showers during the evening hours. and then we'll get some clearing. for today, sunshine and a pretty good warmup. 32 degrees at 6:00. you'll need to bundle up. don't forget your sunglasses. bright sunshine and 38 degrees at 9:00 and by lunch time, 47 degrees. with the rain coming through tomorrow, we'll see conditions changing for the weekend. there is a chance we'll see some showers on saturday but they should be drying up by sunday. but look at those temperatures. going to be a chilly weekend. a cold one with 48 degrees, the
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high on saturday. and getting close but just close to 50 degrees in the afternoon. look at the seven-day forecast coming up, rosemary, in the next half hour. >> see you then. thanks, bill. 4:21 on this wednesday. let's check in now with jessica boyington. she's got the traffic report for us and starts us off in center city. jessica? >> we have a lot of ongoing construction in center city right now. some$)ound the city hall area. jfk boulevard around penn's square. we're dealing with construction. they're resurfacing some of the roads as well on jfk boulevard, penn square, juniper street and penn street. that will be there until 5:00 this morning. at least another 45 minutes for that before we start to see cleanup in the area. use caution and watch out for some construction crews as well. here's the vine street expressway. we're watching ongoing construction here as well. this is right around broad street. all cars here going off this off ramp here. that is the off ramp to broad street. they're closing it in between broad street and the schuylkill
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this morning, all traffic closed east and westbound for that construction. it should be clearing around the 5:00 hour. we're watching 422 for construction as well, in between 202 and trooper road we're losing a lane in each direction. not affecting the drive times right now. watch for crews. >> thanks for that, jess. 40,000 runners already have their bibs. the lottery is over. but you have one final chance to run the blue cross broad street run on may 1st. nbc 10 is giving away two bibs for the race. here's the deal. enter the nbc 10 sweepstakes by going to and clicking on the contest tab, the deadline to enter is april 17th. race day is just 26 days away. hopefully you've been training or can do the ten-miler. nbc 10's telemundo 62 will broadcast the entire race start to finish. 422 on this wednesday and just about 30 degrees outside the nbc 10 studios. talk about one close call. take a look at this video of a near miss in north jersey.
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ahead in our next half hour, hear from the man who nearly got crushed by that falling tree. and next -- >> could it be? could it be? it is out of here! number 400 for jim thome. >> just an unforgettable moment. jim thome will be getting another phillies honor this summer. we'll explain, coming up.
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4:25 on this wednesday. we're taking a live look at beach avenue where it's chilly. meteorologist bill henley tells us it's going to climb into the low 50s today down the shore.
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today the flyers play one of their biggest games of the year as they continue their push to make the postseason. the team plays the red wings tonight in detroit. the team practiced in south jersey yesterday as they prepared for the matchup. the orange and black lead the boston bruins by one point in race for the final wild card spot in the east. they know how much tonight's game could mean. >> we have four games lost and we're aware of the@]%quq%=9 we're in. it's important for us to play our best hockey and be ready to go. >> i would say we all know how big of a game it is tomorrow and just have to make sure we find a way to win. could it be? could it be? it is out of here! >> the phillies will honor former slugger jim thome this summer. the team will induct him into its wall of fame in august.
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tomey played parts of four seasons with the phils. one of the most memorable moments came in 2004, when he hit his 400th home run. the home opener is april 11 11th. lead danger. hear how new jersey governor chris christie plans to fight back against the dangerous chemical statewide.
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nbc 10 news starts now. bullets fly along a
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philadelphia street. one man was hurt in the violence but police say it could have been worse. we'll explain in a live report. marking a dark day with a lasting tribute. today, philadelphia will officially break ground on a memorial at the site of the deadly salvation army building collapse. celebrating our national champions. hear from the villanova wildcats about their unforgettable welcome home after the big win in houston. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. it's 4:30 on this wednesday. another cold one out there. let's get right to the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. at least we don't have the wind, bill. >> we don't have the snow showers we saw yesterday morning. it is completely dry. but it is cold and the temperatures are still falling. 30 in wilmington and philadelphia. millville at 22 degrees and low 20s also for pottstown and doylestown. look to cool down in northeast philadelphia in roxborough, south philadelphia, 23 degrees. got to bundle up. it feels like winter


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