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nbc 10 news starts now. and good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." it is 6:00 a.m. on your wednesday, and it is chilly outside. it's not as cold as it was
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yesterday and the wind is not whipping as much as it was and we don't have snow in the forecast. some positives. >> that's good news because we did see snow showers yesterday, very brief and light. shouldn't be too much of an issue today. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley. good morning, bill. >> good morning, rosemary. katy, it is cold outside this morning. as you mentioned it is clear. we will see sunshine to warm the temperatures up but at this hour, most of the area is seeing them drop. 6:01. 16 degrees in the pocono mountains. look at allentown, just dropped to 20 degrees and 21 now in pottstown. that's down a degree in the last hour. philadelphia international and wilmington have been down to 30 degrees when we went on the air. now it's starting to warm up a little bit. we have a bit of an easterly wind blowing across the delaware towards philadelphia international. that's boosting the temperatures there. you still have to bundle up for most of the area. south jersey, 24 degrees. dover at 28 degrees. we will see lots of sunshine. this is the view from here at
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the nbc 10 studios. aly bit of a breeze will start us off at 8:00, just at 10 miles an hour. we'll still be at 10 miles an hour at 11:00. then it becomes southerly. that will help warm our temperatures during the afternoon hours in spite of the clouds coming in. we'll see plenty of sunshine before the clouds take over. completely clear this morning. nice and clear at 8:00. 34 degrees. by 11:00, 45 degrees. we'll be in the low 50s at 2:00 this afternoon. i expect us to warm into the middle 50s during the afternoon hours. the sunshine, so bright to start with during the day today. the sun coming up just before 7:00. in fact, we're about 40 minutes we'll see brilliant sunshine today but as clear as it is today, clouds will start moving in this afternoon. and then overnight tonight we'll be tracking some showers in from the west. so at this time tomorrow morning we'll likely see showers in the area. and come tomorrow, there's a possibility of some showers and
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some thunderstorms. but then they move out by late in the afternoon and the evening. might see a few showers during the late afternoon hours. but then on friday, can't completely rule out a chance of a shower for villanova's big parade. through it all, the temperatures will be climbing. we're getting a cold start this morning. we'll see the temperatures climb into the 60s tomorrow with the rain due in during the day tomorrow. so 32 degrees to start with. you can see the flag is at rest this morning with nice and clear skies. you'll definitely need your sunglasses during the day today. and you'll need to deal with sun glare if you're hitting the roads. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. jessie? >> that's right, bill. we'll deal with glare maybe later on in the morning hours. we also are watching a lot of ongoing kruk as well. right now i'm looking at some of my cameras around the vine street expressway and 24th street. we did have earlier construction that closed the vine street expressway in both directions.
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westbound and eastbound. now you can see a lot of folks heading out the door right here. this is headed westbound towards the schuylkill expressway and 30th street station. you can see all traffic moving along nicely. a lot of times we start to see a delay over into the right-hand lane. that's getting off of the exit ramp towards the schuylkill or 30th street station there. we did take a look at the schuylkill expressway where we had an accident around the girard avenue on ramp headed to the schuylkill eastbound. we did have an off ramp blocked. again, headed eastbound towards 95 on the vine right here, still looking okay. this is 295 right around the black horse pike over in bellmawr, new jersey. no problems either direction. we had an earlier accident as well. no problems headed through the work zone. >> 6:04 on this wednesday. katy, as you and i have been talking about this morning, big day in philadelphia for anybody watching the democratic presidential candidates. >> definitely.
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>> we know they'll be here. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will be stumping, looking for more support. we're just a few weeks out before the pennsylvania primaries. a lot of eyes are focusing in on pennsylvania. >> we're a few minutes away from a live report. we'll take a quick break and we'll be right back. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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we're having a few technical difficulties this morning. that's why we're slow to get the video out. as we mentioned before the break, big day in philadelphia in terms of politics. big night in wisconsin. >> huge night last night. big day, we have both democratic candidates stumping here, hillary clinton and bernie sanders. despite sanders big win last night in wisconsin, is he trailing hillary clinton in the delegate count.
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>> at this point, it would still be a long shot for him to win the nomination. hillary clinton has 1,692 delegates. bernie sanders has 1,027. to win the democratic nomination, 2,383 delegates are needed. >> last night was also a big night for ted cruz who won the republican primary in wisconsin. cruz calls his win a turning point for his campaign. donald trump refused to give a concession speech and he is still leading the pack in delegates on the republican side. >> trump has 753 delegates, cruz right now is in second with 514. john kasich follows with 143. the winner needs 1,237 delegates in order to clinch the republican nomination. >> we are just weeks away from the primaries in our area. voters in pennsylvania and delaware head to the polls april 26th. new jersey voters make their choice on june 7th. the best way to stay on top
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of everything, decision 2016 is to download the nbc 10 app. if you don't have it yet, be sure to download it. we'll send you push alerts about the results and you can also read more about the clinton and sanders events that are happening today in philadelphia. and more love this morning for the national champion wildcats. the "daily news" is showing philly's appreciation and support for the villanova men's basketball team. take a look, this especially cover will wrap the newspaper this morning. the title "bringin' it home!" >> definitely one to save. >> for sure. >> in the men time, back to school at villanova university today. >> the talk on campus will certainly still be about the wildcats and that victory.ç >> nova -- >> nation! >> nova -- >> nation! >> coach jay wright led the chairs inside the football stadi stadium. hundreds of villanova students and fans showed appreciation during yesterday's homecoming celebration.
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the players and the coach took the stage to thank the fans for joining them on the ride of a lifetime. fans could not get enough. >> this would be like a bucket list thing, check it off when they win the international championship. the thing is, this is just the beginning. it's inspiring. you work hard and do things the right way, you'll get rewarded with greatness. >> i'm just so happy! >> he's so cute. the team's plane arrived at the philadelphia international airport yesterday afternoon to a hero's welcome. look at that. water, celebratory spraying on that plane there. villanova beat north carolina at the buzzer monday night to bring home their first nash championship since 1985. >> villanova's victory parade on friday will run through the heart of center city philadelphia. here's a look at the parade route, starting at 20th and market streets, finishes at dilworth park by city hall. the parade begins at 1:00 friday
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afte aft afternoon. we'll bring it to you live, every step of the way, right hear on nbc 10. who remembers this? 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. if you'd like to relive villanova's win, we've got so much for you on the nbc 10 app. videos from before and after the big game, pictures of the best moments from the tournament and on the app you can find a link to order your nova national championship gear. in other news this morning, u.s. attorneys who have brought fraud and racketeering charges against congressman chaka fattah say his wife may be exposed to criminal liability as well. in a motion filed last week on friday, prosecutors claim that former nbc 10 news anchor renee chenault-fattah helped disguise an $18,000 bribe as palt for the sale of her porsche.
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prosecutors also said in that motion that in a recorded call she told an insurance company that she was keeping the car in her garage. prosecutors hope to play that tape at her husband's trial next month. we asked congressman fattah about the new motion yesterday. >> are you surprised they're talking about your wife now in this filing and all? >> and no one is talking about my wife other than the inaccurate, misleading statement that was provided by gzçvernmen attorneys. and the question is, why would they say something inaccurate in a court of law? >> on facebook, chenault-fattah posted a message from her attorney that says the motion is inaccurate and misleading. she maintains that she legally sold her car to a friend after the exchange of a title and bill of sale. new at 6:00, a name change for the law school at george mason university. it was going to be called the antonin scalia school of law but when you check that acronym it
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spells not the best world. it will now be the antonin scalia law school. a long island high school student has a big choice to make, which ivy league university to attend. >> congrats to him. the elmont memorial high school senior was accepted at all eight ivy league schools. that's the second year in a row that same school has had a student accepted to all eight ivy league universities. >> good for him. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 17 after 6:00. it is cold, 32 degrees. it is a cold start and much colder in the suburbs. a few high clouds over philadelphia. in south philly, citizens bank park will stay dry today. it will be likely dry for opening day. what we will see during the
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afternoon, the winds that are now starting to come around to the east in philadelphia. they'll become more southerly and pick up. that will help to warm temperatures. 26 in kennett square. chester springs at 21 degrees. 19 degrees in quakertown. but completely dry. we will not see the snow showers we had yesterday. but we will get wet weather tomorrow. not the snow. that's going to head to the north. the rain that's moving just to the west of chicago. that's a line of showers that's going to be sweeping into our area during the morning and into the afternoon tomorrow. first thing tomorrow morning, we'll see those showers, heavier downpours at 1:00 in the afternoon. and then they're moving out. the forecast for today within temperatures moving up, sunny skies, breezy during the afternoon, after light winds this morning, 50s today. the southerly winds will go from very light to 18 miles an hour this afternoon. tomorrow, warmer in spite of the rain. here come the showers. 61 degrees, the high temperature on thursday after morning low
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that's nowhere near as cold as it is this morning. the chill will be back in the air on friday. a chance, a slight chance of a shower for the parade in center city. that's friday afternoon. 54 degrees and it will be breezy and$ it gets colder with a better chance of rain showers on saturday. and then in spite of sunshine, just 49 degrees sunday afternoon. look what happens as the phillies take the field monday afternoon, 61 degrees, partly sunny skies. a chance of a shower but warmer on tuesday. all right, bill, thank you. 6:19 on your wednesday. temperatures are hovering around freezing in the philadelphia area. >> it will be a bit of a cold start for drivers as they head out to work and school. jessica boyington is keeping an eye on the traffic cameras, starts us off on the schuylkill expressway. >> the schuylkill expressway doing okay right now. even heading into center city. we areing bit away from
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there. the blue route to the vine, 14-minute trip. average speeds dropping into the 50s. of course that means they'll still doing okay. headed westbound towards king of prussia, everything okay. small delays on 295 in bellmawr, new jersey. 295 northbound just south of exit 26-n at 676. approaching the philadelphia area, the right lane is closed. route 42 freeway around creek road, doing okay for the most part. we have a disabled vehicle over here on the right-hand shoulder. basically okay, headed northbound towards philadelphia, five-minute trip from 55 up towards the bridges. >> 6:20 on this wednesday. the pennsylvania turnpike wants to make changes in response to the january blizzard that stranded hundreds of drivers. yesterday turnpike officials released a report on what they will do to better manage traffic during weather emergencies. officials may try to increase truck parking areas alongside
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the turnpike. another idea, to have emergency supplies stashed in strategic locations so they can be quickly given out to any stranded drivers. philadelphia's mayor is the top public official in the city. >> of course but he's not necessarily the highest paid. turns out that distinction goes to medical examiner sam gulino who pulls in $260,000 a year. police commissioner richard ross has the second biggest paycheck, making $240,000 a year. third place goes to deputy medical examiner albert chu, making more than $231,000. mayor kenney is in fourth place, his salary, $217,000 a year. the mayor's office says it released the salary information yesterday in an effort to encourage transparency. a north jersey driver says he'll think twice about driving in windy conditions after -- look at that -- this close call. this video was shot from the dashcam of aç boonton township
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police cruiser in morris county. a massive tree, as you see, comes crashing down, narrowly missing that pickup truck. the driver of the truck walked away, amazingly, without a scratch. philadelphia has one championship under its belt after nova's big win earlier this week. it's looking for a second in the flyers. the team practiced in south jersey yesterday. as they prepared for their crucial matchup tonight with detroit. the orange and black are in a close battle with the red wings and boston bruins for the final wild card spot in the east. new at 6:00, today, public safety officials will talk about how they plan to keep runners and spectators safe for this year's boston marathon. the race will have on monday, april 18th. security has been stepped up significantly since 2013 when two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring hundreds.
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the lottery for the broad street run is now over. 40,000 runners have their bibs. you do 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. enter the nbc 10 sweepstakes by going to and click on the contest tab. the deadline to enter is april 17th. race day is just 26 days away. you have plenty of time to still train. nbc 10 and telemundo 62 will broadcast the entire race from start to finish. hey, everyone. good morning. it's jessica boyington with a check on your first alert traffic. we're having a pretty easy drive for the most part, at least on 309. right now that's where we're looking live around the pa turnpike. no problems in either direction. the roadways are dry. wish we could say the same for all of our majors in the area. we are seeing delays on 295
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northbound just south of exit 26n. the right shoulder is closed. that's over in bellmawr, new jersey. the pa turnpike looks okay. let's head back over to the pa side. westbound or eastbound, a 22-minute trip, average speeds way into the 60s from route 1 to valley forge. now, just a quick check on mass transit. following an earlier rough start to the week because of the train derailment, we are back on schedule. no problems for septa, amtrak, patco, new jersey transit and d.a.r.t. they're all running on time or close to schedule for right now. more updates for you on our morning drive. for now, let's get a check on today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> so far, so good on national carmel popcorn çday, jessica. you probably didn't realize that. it's the temperatures that will pop into the 50s, even at the shore. look at that nice clear view from cape may from the marquis de lafayette hotel. it's cold, below freezing in cape may. that sunshine that will be
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bright in just minutes in philadelphia. the view from the comcast center, that sunshine will warm us up from the low 30s into the 50s. and the winds were so strong yesterday, this flag was trying to break free from atop the aramark building. just a gentle breeze this morning. hopefully be able, with the lighter winds today, get up and fix that this afternoon. the temperatures will be warming into the 50s during the afternoon. look at the suburbs, especially cold. now 21 in pottstown. lancaster is at 21 degrees. toms river is 18 degrees right now. and south philadelphia just dropped a degree in the last hour. that 21 degrees is 5th and wharton. 28 degrees in northeast philadelphia. getting closer to the delaware and a little bit warmer. that's the impact the river, the warm river, has on it. 35 degrees along the delaware river trail. even though the futurecast shows winds will be calm at 7:00. watch as the morning progresses.
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yet a nice southerly wind developing at noontime. it goes stronger this afternoon and it's those southerly winds that will help boost our temperatures during the day today. a house hit by two bullets late last night in philadelphia, one went through a window, another hit the front door. coming up at 6:30, we'll tell you who was inside when the house was riddled with bullets. i called 911, told them there's a turkey in my house. >> we all know it's not thanksgiving. we'll tell you how neighbors in one new jersey town are trying to battle these vicious birds. 6:26 on this wednesday. here's a live look in downtown narberth, the heart of narberth in montgomery county. temperatures right now, 25 degrees in narberth, below freezing. however, meteorologist bill henley tells us that the sun will help us warm things up into the 50s today. he'll have more details throughout the rest of the morning. stick with us. vo: president obama endorses
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in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us. nbc 10 news starts now. we are two weeks ahead of the pennsylvania primary and both democratic candidates are bringing their campaigns are
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coming to philadelphia today. >> none of them were struck by gunfire. >> two bullets hit a home with a dozen people inside. now philadelphia police are investigating what sparked the shooting. a live report, straight ahead. it is another winter coat day, maybe even a hat and gloves, especially this morning. you're waking up toç temperatus in the 20s and 30s right now. the good news is, it is going to warm up and there's no snow in the forecast. that's a plus. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm katy zachry. >> i'm rosemary connors. no snow but don't forget, it is april, springtime. let's get right to the forecast with meteorologist bill henley. good morning, bill. >> yes, any moment now snow could break out. not today, though. rain but not today. that will hold off until tomorrow. what we are seeing, we're seeing the skies lighten up with a few very thin clouds. this is the view from the comcast center. it is 6:30. sun is up at 6:36. we'll see bright sunshine to begin with. it has work to do. right now at philadelphia
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international, 32 degrees. the suburbs are colder. look at the 20s, low 20s at that for allentown and pottstown. millville was down a little bit colder first thing this morning but it hasn't warmed up much, not yet. 24 degrees for atlantic city and millville and 30 right now in dover. a cold start. we will see sunshine, 34 degrees at 8:00. into the middle 40s by 11:00. 50s this afternoon and southerly winds start to increase during the afternoon hours. that will help with the warmup today. it's a sign of change for tomorrow as rain is due in tomorrow. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. wednesday morning, let's see how the commute is looking. jessica boyington with first alert traffic. >> i'm watching the vine street expressway right now. this is around 3rd street in our cameras. right over here, we have a debris spill. every once in a while cars come around the curve and brake a little bit. they do make their way over into the showeder to get by.
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you can see some of it misting up. i'm not quite sure what it is. reports of a debris spill. you can see some of it sprays up as cars move through the airy. that is headed eastbound on the vine, headed towards 95. so that's where you're going to see maybe some delay but not really yet. most of that delay still is headed westbound towards the schuylkill. we're seeing delays still in new jersey, an accident in bellmawr on 295 northbound. big delays approaching that scene, just south of exit 26n, the right shoulder is closed. thanks, jessica. happening today, bernie sanders and hillary clinton are bringing their fight for votes here to philadelphia. >> that's right, both candidates will be in town after a big primary last night in wisconsin. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live in center city to tell us where the candidates will be stumping in philly. fill us in, pamela. >> good morning. we are just three weeks away from our own primary here. we're expecting some visits from both of those democratic
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candidates. we'll start with hillary clinton. later this morning, secretary clinton will be addressing paç union leaders at a convention here at the sheraton. the pennsylvania afl/cio says secretary clinton will speak before a crowd of about 1,000. local union leadership says pennsylvania will play an important role in the election but haven't decided which candidate they'll back. the afl/cio will host senator sanders who just last night, as you mention, picked up that big win in wisconsin. they're hoping both candidates will take away a special knowledge of the issues that affect working families here in pennsylvania. >> pennsylvania has some different nuances that other folks don't have. both candidates have been great about listening to folks and talking to folks about what's important to working families. here in philly, the dredging of the philadelphia port for the bigger ships from the panama canal will create thoughs of
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jobs. >> sander has a rally planned for 8:00 tonight at temple university. he's set to discuss a wide range of issues such as climate change and his plan to make public colleges and universities tuition-free. that event is free and open to the public. the doors open at 5:00. sanders will also be meeting with african-american leaders at tinley united methodist church. voters will soon be weighing in on the presidential race. the presidential and delaware primaries are happening on april 26th. new jersey voters go to the polls on june 7th. three democrats are vying for their party's nomination in the primary election for pennsylvania attorney general. >> yes, they are northampton county district attorney john morganelli, montgomery county commissioner josh shapiro and allegheny county district
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attorney steven zapalla jr. nbc 10 and telemundo 62 will host a live debate with those three democratic a.g. candidates this thursday on nbc 10. tracy davidson will moderate the debate which you can watch right here on nbc 10 or on the nbc 10 app. if you have not yet downloaded the nbc 10 app, do it now. so you can stay on top of all of the primary election news. from it you'll get important updates and election results as decision 2016 unfolds. >> it is 6:35 now. new this morning, philadelphia police are investigating a shooting after bullets hit a house full of people. >> that's right. one bullet shattered a front window, the other hit the front door of the home. nbc 10's deanna durante is live this morning in logan with more on that police investigation and the victim who was hurt in all of this. deanna? >> reporter: yes, pless have been interviewing witnesses and we're told that 24-year-old man is in stable condition at einstein hospital where he was able to go to on his own after
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being shot in the arm. now, all this happened on the 1,000 block of wagner street sometime after 10:30 last night. police say the victim was leaving a house on wagner street when possibly someone in a car drove by and fired those shots. a concern for investigators with be they say the house was full of people. >> we don't have a motive for the shooting at this time. but of the eight shots 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 property at the time where the two bullets entered the living room, there were 12 people. >> there were also children in that house to make up that number 12 of the individuals inside. we're told about four kids, the youngest 6 months old. investigators do say they have been able to talk to the 24-year-old victim. so far, no one inside the house or victim has been able to give
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motive or indication as to why those shots were fired. reporting live in the city's logan section, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. nova -- >> nation! >> nova -- >> nation! >> get ready for more of this on friday. the honors continue for the villanova wildcats after their national championship win. yesterday, fans showed appreciation for the team during this homecoming celebration. >> and the team showed off the trophy they brought home after beating north carolina at the buzzer monday night. >> coach jay wright in the moments right after that buzzer beater, reserved. he had no problem firing up the crowd yesterday. take a listen. >> how are we feeling, nova nation! [ cheers and applause ] >> you guys stick with us every year. >> hundreds, if not thousands of villanova fans packed the stadium on campus. the team's plane as you can see was sprayed by water cannons as it arrived just by philadelphia
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international airport yesterday. then the wildcats buses had a police escort to campus. rush hour drivers pulled over to take pictures of the bus. >> looking outside, see the nova fans, people pulling over, beeping their horns with virthe vs up and everything. >> when i saw them shut down 95, you know what that means in philly at 6:00. >> people were pulling over on the side of the road because they had to but they were also taking photos of the bus driving by. it's surreal. >> the team is now looking forward to friday'sç parade fo center city. hey, nbc 10 will be there to bring it to you live in case you can't make it. we are covering all angles of villanova's victory as the team continues to celebrate. be sure to check out the nbc 10 app. there you'll find videos plus photos of the best moments from the entire ncaa tournament. also we have a link to get your
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nova national championship gear in case you haven't gotten it yet. >> nova took home the men's title. we know the top women's team in the nation, uconn ran away from syracuse, 82-51 last night, winning an unprecedented fourth consecutive national championship. until now, only the ucla men's team had won four in a row, division i. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:39 and it is a cold morning. winter-like cold starting things up. we will get a warming trend that starts today. 50s this afternoon, even warmer tomorrow. but it will come with rain and possibly thunderstorms. right now, though, clear and cold. grab the winter jacket. it is 20 degrees with sunshine in allentown. northeast philadelphia, 28 in atlantic city at the airport, 24. we do have sunshine, just a few thin clouds. going to be a mostly sunny
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morning and enough sunshine this afternoon for decent warmup. satellite shows we are in the clear as far as thicker clouds, those are way to the northwest. you'll see some of those moving into the pocono mountains but in spite of that, you'll still get sunshine and 44 degrees. that's an improvement over yesterday. 10 degrees warmer for allentown and reading compared to yesterday afternoon. the wind will be out of the south during the afternoon hours. than when we see the temperatures peak for norristown, mount holly and trenton. at the shore, sunshine, low 50s for atlantic city. vineland at 53 degrees and 55 in dover. and sunny skies this morning, 55 this afternoon for philadelphia. west chester, 53 and warming into the middle 50s for wilmington, too. there is wet weather ahead before we get to the weekend. we have the seven-day forecast with details and timing when i come back in ten minutes. >> all right, thanks for that, bill. 6:40 on this wednesday. we know traffic is starting to pick up. >> jessica is watching an accident in new jersey. there have been a number of things to slow drivers this morning. what's the latest? >> a lot of things going on.
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all at separate times, not really related to rush hour volume. right now we are watching an accident scene in bellmawr, new jersey. on 295 northbound we're now with a string of red just south of 26n at 676. that right shoulder is closed and some delay headed past that scene. here's the vine street expressway. this is right around 3rd street. difficult to see right here. it's a little dark, the sun jusç starting to come up. as you can see when cars move through, you see a little bit of something spraying out from underneath those cars. there's a debris spill here. it could be causing delays approaching 95, more delays headed towards the schuylkill on the vine right now. cafeteria faucet at one montgomery county elementary school leads to a potentially poisonous discovery. >> we'll explain. we'll tell you what was found in the water and what's being done now to help keep students safe. plus -- yes, fear is gobbling up in a
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new jersey neighborhood. coming up, hear from one traumatized neighbor even more than you heard from her on that video. she says one of these turkeys got into her home.
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welcome back. 6:44. temperatures are hovering right around freezing if you're waking up in the philadelphia area, this is a live look at the east falls neighborhood of philadelphia. yes, it's from our camera atop the presidential city apartments along city avenue outside our studios. traffic is slowing down considerably on the schuylkill. there's a little bit of a sun glare there. already the sun is up and it's going to be a pretty nice day. temperatures are going to be warming up into the 50s. bill henley will be up in a couple minutes with details on that. >> today, philadelphia leaders will join victims' families for the groundbreaking memorial to honor those killed in the 2013 center city building collapse. crews will build the memorial on the southeast corner of 22nd and market streets. six people died and more than a dozen others injured when a building under demolition collapsed on to the adjoin is salvation army thrift store. state leaders in new jersey will hold back-to-back news
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conferences about the future of atlantic city. >> first news conference, new jersey governor chris christie, 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 resort town. governor christie warned yesterday atlantic city could go broke by memorial day unless the state intervenes. the 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. the city council will vote today on a plan to avoid that shutdown by paying workers every four weeks instead of every two weeks. now to another potential crisis in the garden state. governor chris christie is taking action on this one. it comes just a week after the nbc 10 investigators revealed money men the to protect against
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lead was instead spent on state salaries and pensions. >> that's bight. governor christie promises to spended $10 million to fight lead poisoning. the nbc 10 investigator series "living with lead" followed the money and found new jersey's lead remediation fund raided and deple depleted. we fond lead-based paint had poisoned thousands of new jersey children. state lawmakers, including cape may's jeff van drew tried to pass legislation to put money back in the state's lead fund but the governor vetoed it. now there's a compromise. >> there was a problem presented to the governor who was a concern in the legislature. he's moving forward in a positive direction. we'll continue to do more to make sure we're dealing with this issue in an effective and aggressive way. >> we want to do more. we think it's the right thing to do to protect our children and families. new jersey will spend about $20,000 to get the lead paint out of a single home. at that rate, the money will pay to make 500 new jersey homes lead-free.
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well, the elementary school in montgomery county, pa wants to clear up concerns over its water. officials at penn whiff wynne elementary show high levels of lead coming from a cafeteria faucet. county health officials think those test results may not be reliable. they are now running more tests. the drinking fountains have been turned off. for now you can see "living with lead" on we are four months away from the summer olympics. it sounds like a far distance but it will come upon us sooner than we think. the olympics are in rio. >> some of the gold medalists may end upd seeing their faces on the boxes of wheaties. greg louganis never had that
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honor until now. he will appear on cereal boxes for a new legends wheaties series. two other athletes will appear on the new boxes, swimmer janet evans and hurdler edwin moses. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 11 before 7:00. it is cold this morning. but we do have sunshine. the sun is up and the temperatures will start coming up. 32 degrees at philadelphia international. that's one of the warm spots. we'll see the temperatures climb into the 50s today. but at this hour, usually the coldest time of day sounds ç counterintuitive is just after sunrise. that's where are right now. this is a view from the nbc 10 studios. that's the time when the sun is so low in the sky, we're losing more heat than we're getting
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from the sun. look at the cold, pottstown, 21 degrees. doylestown 22. 16 in toms river and down to 20 degrees in westtown and chester county. phoenixville is at 23. colder for chester springs and tredyffrin township at 21 degrees. we saw snow showers move through yesterday morning. that will not repeat today. there is snow way to the northwest. that's part of a storm system that will be here tomorrow. that snow stays to the north. we'll actually get warm air arriving with the showers that are due in tomorrow. in fact, tomorrow morning at this time, cloudy skies, a few showers at the shore. you can see the steadier rain to the west. that will be moving in during the morning hours and in fact, right around midday into earlier afternoon, that's when we could see thunderstorms tomorrow. not today. mostly sunny skies. winter coat and sunglasses will take care of you today. breezy during the afternoon after very light winds this morning. 50s today. not warm enough for you? maybe you'll like this tomorrow. 60 degrees the high temperature. there wilin rain in the area.
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there won't be all-day rainfall. we'll get breaks and see that temperature climb to 60 degrees. then it starts falling on friday. friday we have the big villanova parade. a slight chance of a shower. it will be brief if it does appear. breezy and 54, high temperature friday. better chance of rain showers saturday. colder, 48 degrees on saturday. the warm weather arrives for the beginning of the phillies season. coincidence? maybe. sunshine and a few clouds on monday, up to 61. a bit warmer with a chance of showers tuesday. >> bill, thank you. nine minutes before 7:00 a.m. a lot of eyes willing on friday's weather and monday's for the phillies home opener. >> we know that. it will be an interesting couple of days. first we get through the wednesday morning commute. we check in with jessica boyington. she has an update on drive times. >> big update on drive times. huge delays on the schuylkill expressway. we're at a 54-minute trip. this is typically a 12-minute trip if you're headed westbound
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from the vine street expressway to the blue route. that's partially because of rush hour volume and we have an additional accident scene over into the right-hand shoulder. we do have police activity on the scene. you can see we have two lanes moving by at this point at the conshohocken curve, very slowly. this is backed up towards the entire length of the schuylkill towards the center city area as well. heading eastbound is doing better. if you're heading to center city, that ill, your best bet. if you have to go westbound, give yourself extra time, adding 45 minutes at least to your trip. i'm filing this next one under revenge of the bir2s. turkeys may not seem like aggressive animals. >> yes, they might not seem like it but one north jersey town would argue with that statement because they claim they're being terrorized by the birds. residents in teaneck, bergen county say they are under siege according to new jersey fish and wildlife. 20 to 30 residents have called
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to complain about wild turkeys this year alone. >> i don't know if this was a turkey or a person filming the video. the teaneck town council discussed the issue at a meeting last night. one woman who say mother of three says a turkey crash landed right through her dining room window. >> it was 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. >> well, teaneck isn't the only new jersey town dealing with a turkey trouble. in neighboring hillsdale in february, wild turkeys trapped a postal carrier in his truck. 6:53 on this wednesday. just about freezing outside. coming up, we'll have a check of the day's headlines and the stories you need to know as you head out the door. >> that's right. two political heavy hitters are coming to philadelphia today. we'll have what you need to know about their upcoming events. we'll take a live look at
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the philadelphia international airport. it is chilly outside. coming up, what you need to know about hearings today that could change security at airports around the country.
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welcome back. 2 1/2 minutes before 7:00 a.m. time now to get a check of the stories you need to know about to start your morning. >> let's go to nbc 10's pamela osborne. she has more on visits by bernie sanders and hillary clinton today. >> hillary clinton will be speaking with union leaders here at the sheraton a little after 1:00 this morning. tomorrow, bernie sanders will have the same shot at winning
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over union leaders at the pennsylvania afl/cio convention. sanders has two events planned for today. first, he'll meet with african-american leaders and community members at a church in center city and then he will be at temple university later tonight for an 8:00 rally. admission is free but it is first come, first serve. doors open at 5:00. back to you. >> pamela osborne for us live in center city. make sure you have the nbc 10 app. if there are any road closures, because of the events today, we'll keep you posted. today your safety at bus stations, train stations and airports will be the talk on capitol hill during hearings before congress. it comes in the wake of the deadly brussels attacks. a new plan proposed yesterday would nearly double the number of armed tsa teams that patrol major transportation hubs in our country. the flyers continue to fight for a playoff spot for a crucial game tonight in detroit. the orange and black are in a
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close battle for the red wings and boston bruins for a wild card spot in the east. and good morning, everyone. one last check on your first alert traffic. big delays on the schuylkill expressway right now. this accident actually turned into a vehicle fire. you can see smoke billowing out from the car. they have it pretty much under control. headed westbound, a 61-minute trip past the conshohocken curve. it's a cold one this morning. the temperatures have been falling overnight. we have sun. look at this, 31 degrees. temperatures just dropped another degree in philadelphia. 22 in allentown and 22 degrees in millville. we will warm into the 50s this afternoon with bright sunshine and a little bit of a breeze later today. have to winds yesterday. >> not too bad. typical april in pennsylvania, right. always get up to the minute information on the nbc 10 app
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