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protesters. nbc 10's lauren maik joins us live. >> there were fireworks in the presidential race today and they weren't just from the candidates. a rally here behind me turned into a bit of a shouting match today. and this all comes as the democratic candidates are trying to get voters in pennsylvania to listen. with delegates on the line pennsylvania gets a visit from the other clinton. >> i owe philadelphia a lot. >> reporter: the former president offering gratitude. this time the battle ground for hillary clinton and bernie sanders, who spent his second day in philly and a debate whether clinton is qualified to be president. >> let me suggest this. maybe the american people might wonder about your qualifications, madame secretary action when you voted for the war in iraq, the most disastrous foreign policy blunder in the
modern history of america. >> sanders spoke to the convention the day after clinton. who supporters gathered at this center. >> i like her style of leadership. she's a person that gets things done. >> her husband's efforts to make her case derailed by protesters. the former president started talking to them, defending his record and his wife on a crime bill. >> i don't know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hopped up on crack and sent them out onto the street to murder other african-american children, maybe you thought they were good citizens, she didn't. she didn't. you are defending the people who killed the lives you say matter. >> the protest distracted attention from perhaps hillary clinton's surrogate who wanted this message out. >> stay with her. she'll never leave you. thank you and god bless you. >> now, i spoke to the protester who was shouting today.
she tells me she is part of the philly coalition for real justice, though she was here representing herself, and she says she is not a bernie sanders supporter. live in east mount airy, lauren mayk, "nbc 10 news." >> we're less than three weeks from our first primary, pennsylvania and delaware voters go to the polls april 26, new jersey will hold its primary june 7. to get the latest delegate count and the list of all of the upcoming primaries and caucuses, tap the nbc 10 app. to the first alert weather and a combination of wind and rain turns a walk into a bit of a challenge. nbc 10 outside 30th street station where this guy tried to take shelter under his umbrella. that didn't seem to help much. here is a live look outside, what's going on now in cape may. some beautiful skies out there. nice waves. rain has stopped but we're not finished tracking the showers. >> no. sheena parveen joins us with her
first alert forecast. >> yeah, we sill have more rain in the forecast for this evening, so we're not done yet but the heaviest has moved through so we saw that today right around lunch time. the heavy rain, right now we're in a pretty big break. but there is more rain and right around washington and that is quickly approaching the area. near philly international, light rain here, a little heavier across 295 in parts of new jersey near the philly international airport. but as we go into the next few hours this cluster you see moving away from washington but right around baltimore, that's going to move into parts of delaware and new jersey. so this cluster is moving pretty quickly around 50 to 60 miles an hour to the northeast, so seaford, expect by 6:26. dover 6:25. upper darby by 7:15. so that's the cluster of storms we're watching for the next few hours here. but again, there's more scattered showers in the forecast as we go through the evening. by 7:00 p.m. there you see it. we expect more rain around even by 8, 9:00 we'll still have
showers around the area, but they will start to fizzle out by 9:00 p.m. then more clearing as we go into tomorrow. timing looks good for the big villanova parade so i'll show you that forecast plus a wintry mix for part of your weekend. police are investigating reports of two sexual assaults in two days on the west chester university campus. brandon hudson tells us a student is accused in one of those instances. >> reporter: nbc 10 obtained this mug shot of austin edie not long after police arrested him for a reported sex assault on campus. police saidy raped a female student and in an on campus parking garage, the first of two reported sex assaults, that surprised students we spoke to. >> it's scary to walk home by yourself now. like everyone's more scared to like walk by themselves at night. >> initially i was like a little bit concerned.
obviously that's a scary thing. >> reporter: investigators say both crimes are unrelated, they are looking for the second suspect in a reported assault that happened to a woman in a residence hall. this comes months after pennsylvania governor tom wolf announced the it's on us p.a. campaign to bring awareness to on campus sex assault and violence against women. it's an affiliate of joe biden's national it's on us campaign launched late last year. we found out governor wolf's initiative is supported by west chester university interim president dr. christopher. the university says it wilt not tolerate violencen campus. >> we want them to know safety is our priority and we're here for them. >> a spokeswoman says it e-mailed alert to students and is encouraging them to report anything suspicious. counseling is available for the victims. at west chester university, "nbc
10 news." the woman accused of kidnapping a newborn from the king of prussia mall is out on bail. the district attorney says cherie amoore posted the cash needed for her to leave the prison. she is scheduled for a preliminary hearing next friday. investigators say she is the woman in this surveillance video carrying the 7 week old boy out of the mall a week ago. the mother says amoore befriended her, then followed her family to the food court before stealing the baby right from his stroller. nouf to new information on this week's deadly derailment. federal railroad administration says amtrak workers weren't following basic safety rules when the crash occurred. amtrak has been ordered to retrain workers on basic safety rules. today's directive stated federal and inter. internal regulations were not
followed. >> a committee passed new rescue legislation today that would allow atlantic city to self-govern. a move governor christie said he will not endorse. he said he will fight against north jersey casinos if trenton does not control the purse strings. the assembly speaker could post today's modify billed for a vote as early as monday. the national champion villanova wildcats are about to get their march down market street. >> we're less than 24 hours away from villanova's victory parade right in center city. crews put the final touches on preparations today out there in the rain. barricades in place along market street, along the parade route. begins tomorrow at 1:00 in the afternoon at 20th and market and wraps up at dilworth park where a rally will be held. jay wright and the team expected to address the crowd. you can watch here on nbc 10, coverage starts at 1:00
tomorrow. we also have you covered if you can't make it to the parade or a tv but you want to watch. we'll be streaming it live on the nbc 10 app and nbc10.com. eagles getting ready to fly again as you take a live look at lincoln financial field. we take another step toward the return of football. today we learned the eagles' opponent for the preseason. they open week one at home against the buccaneers. then they go on the road against the in-state rival steelers, then to indianapolis to take on the colts. before ending the preseason back home against the jets. nbc 10 is your official station of the philadelphia eagles. pennsylvania governor tom wolf is making it his mission to crack down on lgbt discrimination. earlier today he signed an executive order that will prohibit state contractors from discriminating against someone based on their sexual orientation or gender identity. the governor wanted state lawmakers to pass a bill but
moved forward with the executive order since he says other legislation has deteriorated. to decision 2016 now, in less than an hour the three democratic candidates hoping to secure the nomination for pennsylvania attorney general square off in their only televised debate. >> right here in the studios, watch on nbc 10 and our sister station telemundo 62, tracy davidson will moderate tonight's debate. she joins us live from our studio where all of the action begins in less than an hour. >> right, i'm in the studio where the debate will happen shortly. all three of the candidates are arriving making final preparations, john morganelli, josh shapiro and steve be zappala jr. hoping to replace embattled attorney general kathleen kane. one has to skush the party's nomination in the primary later this month. >> so tracy, we could see some fireworks, right? candidates have started taking shots during this campaign.
so tell us about some of the hot button topics we might hear about. >> right. the last couple of weeks, jim, the candidates have started to take shots at one another. josh shapiro is accused by john morganelli of unethical cam paper contribution, the shapiro camp says that morganelli and zappala are working together to unseat him. this will be interesting. >> i know there is something unique about this debate. it has to do with who gets to ask questions. what's different here? >> so we have our set of questions and each candidate will answer all of the questions. but then what we have offered to the candidates is, write one question for one of your opponent, you get to ask that. that should be interesting to see what the candidates ask of each other. you can join the conversation, tell us what you think of the debate as it's going on, join the conversation and use the hash tag paag debate. >> all right, i know you have all of your questions ready. remember, to join us tonight at 7:00 right after "nbc nightly
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time this week the nbc 10 investigators series living with lead is getting results. first, new jersey governor christie agreed to spend millions of dollars to get lead out of his state's homes. today, the philadelphia city council is calling for hearings they say investigative reporter mitch blacher's reporting showed no one enforcing the landlord lead law. mitch, they want to know why. >> they claim the question the health department and the landlords association about it. this all comes less than a week after we found no one making sure lead painted rental homes
are fixed before families with kids under 7 move in. >> you ignited the discussion again for us. >> the council woman is calling for hearings in the wake of an nbc 10 investigation. >> were you surprised by what we found? >> i was most stunned by the fact, not rumor, that no fines have been issued. >> the council woman sponsored the law. she said no fines does not mean no problem. the city has nearly 4,000 lead poisoned children according to the health department. health officials agree most are poison independent their own homes. >> so many are being poisoned by lead. there is a disconnect. we need to find out where that is. >> a major finding from our investigation was how few of the city's 248,000 rental homes have been certified lead free or lead safe. in our initial interview the health department confirmed
1,596. >> that seems an awfully big gap. >> i agree with you. and i think that there needs to be a significant improvement in the enforcement plan. >> reynolds brown plans to question the city health department license and inspections and the homeowners association. >> you think this is fixable? >> in the long term for sure. a lack of dollars is always impediment. we can't use that as an excuse. >> money is a big factor, the city health department gets a few million dollars in federal grant money to fix hundreds of homes, on education, and on the city's lead inspectors. the council woman says the hearings will take place before the end of the summer. mitch blacher, "nbc 10 news." and to protecting children in another way, the head of the catholic church is taking a stand. archbishop charles chaput and more than 100 children planted pin wheels, putting them in
planter boxes that go in the garden outside of the pastor center. april is national child abuse prevention month. students in one county middle school got a lesson today that administrators hope will last a lifetime part of a drill. police flooded the school with a realistic lesson on what to expect if an intruder should come in. troopers demanded a head count from the teacher and then shuffled students out. >> build muscle memory for the kids. the more they can experience if this god forbid were to happen they are going to be ready and their body is going to act on instinct. >> preparation that this district does is phenomenal. we'd like to see more get on board with it. >> police learned a lot today, and so did the students, they took part in several drills for situations they hope they never have to encounter.
well, most of the heavy rain is gone but we still do have showers that are about to move in, so evening showers are going to stay in the forecast for the next several hours. then big improvements tomorrow just in time for the villanova parade in center city. i'll show you that in a second. into the weekend it's going to get colder and we have a wintry mix in the forecast too. so i'll show you the timing of that in a minute. mid 50s through the lehigh valley, 60 in philadelphia, bensalem, glassboro, 61 in dover. after the heavy rain we actually did see sunshine, it helped warm things up a little bit but we were still pretty mild today. and rainy. but the heavy rain has moved off into new england and now we're seeing some more showers approaching the area. even some thunderstorms can't rule that out for the rest of the evening. it's all coming in from the west and southwest so. the showers that i showed you around washington earlier, those are getting closer but we already have light rain moving into the philadelphia area, west deptford across 95 at 295, west
deptford seeing more moderate rain. that's not a big shower though of it it will continue moving to the northeast. we also have some more rain moving into parts of new castle county, also chester county and a bigger cluster farther down to the south and west. so this one around maryland this big cluster of yellow and orange you'll see that moving into delaware soon. it is heading in this direction. moving pretty quickly though. so if you are in seaford, closer to 6:30. dover close to 6:52, bridgeton 7:18 and vineland around 7:35. that area is going to move through so we do expect scattered showers to continue. this is future weather. by 7:00 p.m. we'll still see rain around the area, and then we really clear out as we get closer to midnight. going into tomorrow, breezy, cool day. mix of sun and clouds but we do stay on the dry side. that is great news for the big villanova parade, 20th and market is where it starts. if you're going to get there early by noon around 47 degrees,
breezy and chilly. cool by 1:00, near 50, low 50s as we go through the afternoon tomorrow. then we go into your weekend. we're going to be colder, again, and we're going to see a clipper system approach the area. this is saturday night at 9:00 in the morning. the models pretty consistent. showing a wintry mix, maybe some rain therics med in too. snow to the west and northwest. temperatures above freezing so most of it melting. accumulations on grassy surfaces, 1:00 p.m. now and then we'll see it clearing out as we go later into saturday night. a little to no accumulation. if anything it's going to be on the grass mainly, but we don't expect it to be sticking to the roads though we cannot rule that out. be careful if you will be driving at that time. of course more updates tonight and tomorrow. chance of showers this evening, then we get colder, tomorrow a mix of sun and clouds, breezy and cool, more sunshine than what we had today. 53 for the high over the weekend. we start off with cold mornings,
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the fact that he's not going to go over and see a practice facility or see playing on the court or dario come over. the see our young guys grow. that disappoints me. >> the flyers against the maple leafs. the orange and black are tied for the final wild card spot with three games remaining. our coverage begins with pregame live at 6:30 over on comcast sportsnet. this phillies fan all bundled up. phillies trying to avoid the sweep in cincinnati. phillies give up eight runs in the fourth. joey votto swings a big bat. reds lead 4-2. suarez has a grand slam. phillies fall.
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. >>. >> maybe dodging a few raindrops tonight. >> yeah. showers in the forecast, so hold on to the umbrella and keep an eye to the sky. we could see thunderstorms,
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