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looks like knock down dominos. >> residents say it seemed like a micro burst. we found the worst of the damage in easton in north hampton county. that's why we find randy gyllenhaal for us tonight. >> reporter: once the storm got here into easton, the winds picked up, trees were knocked down, buildings were damaged. the massive tree in clive's backyard buckled in the wind, crushing his fence, nearly hitting his house, his fiancee was inside when the storm came through. >> she told me she heard a loud boom, and she looked out and the tree was down. >> it's one of dozens of trees knocked over across easton and not the first time for this family. >> this tree's been here for quite a while it fell down in 2000. one part of it, and -- >> now the rest. >> now the rest had come down
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now, so i don't think it's much of a hazard any more. >> this apartment complex is wrapped in a blue tarp, the roof and siding on the ground. some residents displaced when their living room walls ripped out. at a complex nearby, neighbors say winds went wild in minutes. >> i seen high winds, heavy rain. i looked out the window real fast, saw a tree come down. >> the damage is widespread, no reports of injuries. >> now, it's all clear. everyone does cleanup now. >> residents tell me they've begun the long cleanup process. they expect it to go through the weekend. >> today's storm also took its toll on a school in chester county. strong winds uprooted a massive tree outside of of course ctara
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elementary school. sheena, where else did we see storm damage tonight. >> there was a long area of form damage, the trail right around washington coming into our area. we didn't see as many storm damage reports as think did around washington, we had some pretty strong storms. just an indication for you. the wind damage like we showed you. the school board blown over at the school and in parts of the lehigh valley. the bad weather has moved out. we're just dealing with a few light rainshowers, moving into the philadelphia area through chester county right now. this will be gone by tomorrow morning, we're going to see big improvements for your friday, nice and to the week, for the bus stop, expect dry conditions, it will be a little colder than it was this morning. 43 philadelphia area, and by 2:00 p.m., closer to 50 degrees, coming up tomorrow, villanova parade, i have that forecast and
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a wintery mix for part of your weekend. that's still straight ahead. breaking news in south philadelphia, a child was accidentally shot in the hand. sky force 10 over the scene. we're told the injured child is nine years old, he was taken to chop by his family where he's in stable condition. a changing of the guard is apparently in the works now. adam field will be named to replace sawyer. he's the deputy secretary of virginia's homeland security. provider to that he was fire chief in alexandria, virginia. he was reportedly one of three candidates mayor kenny was considering to run the department. two reported sex assaults in two days at west chester university. tonight one person's under arrest, police are still
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searching for a second suspect. the suspect in custody is a student at the school. >> austin edye sexually assaulted a fellow student on april 1st. the victim told police it happened inside the new street parking garage on campus. the next day, a woman reported she was assaulted in her residence hall. that suspect is not a student. a push to end sexual violence took center stage on another local college campus tonight. delaware valley university in doylestown hosted take back the night as part of sexual assault awareness month. some people share their stories by decorating t-shirts with art and clothes. >> we teach people not to get raped we're just now starting to teach people not to rape. that's an uncomfortable part of the conversation we have to have. >> events like this are held in hundreds of communities around the country and the world to help put an end to all forms of
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sexual violence. the three democratic candidates in pennsylvania's attorney general race faced off in a debate right here on nbc10. northampton county john morganelli and steven zapalla, jr. we questioned the candidates on their plans for the highest law enforcement office in the state. >> experience. it was a recurring theme at tonight's debate in the nbc10 studios. >> there's no correlation between running a county and a professional prosecutor's office. >> josh shapiro slammed by both men flanking him. john morganelli and steven zappala jr. who say shapiro's lack of experience is a red flag. >> how many times are you going to cut the grass in the park or
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salt this road. >> someone like mr. shapiro has never prosecuted a single case. >> when you ask john a question about his qualifications, he puts me down. that's the way this campaign has gone. when you're attorney general, you need to have sound judgment. >> all three democrats say they'll restore public confidence in the attorney general's office. kathleen cane is facing criminal charges for allegedly leaking secret grand jury information and then lying about it. >> first, every single employee in the ag's office when i'm attorney general will be required to file a code of conduct. there will be mandatory ethics training. all of our expenses and expenditures will be made public. >> i'm going to get rid of these people at the top. we're going to bring in new young prosecutors from all around pennsylvania. >> integrity is demonstrated by your actions. i'm going to do what i've done for 18 years. >> top issues of the office include protecting seniors from
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exams, children from abuse tackling the heroin addiction problem and cracking down on companies that damage the environment. >> if you missed ton the's debate, we'll post the entire discussion by tomorrow morning on the nbc10 app or on for the second straight day, all eyes were on the keystone state in the race for the democratic nomination for president. bill clinton was in town today campaigning for his wife. he spoke at a rec center in east mt. airy, the rally didn't go as planned. protesters showed up, holding signs, prompting the former president to defend his record and the effects of a crime bill during his presidency. >> because of that and the background check law, we had a 46 year low in the deaths of people by gun violence, and who do you think those lives were. >> the former president closed by imploring the crowd to stay with her, she'll never leave you, referring to his wife's run for president. yesterday it was hillary
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clinton, and today it was bernie sanders chance to speak at the afl-cio convention in philadelphia. the race is heating up between them. the most recent spark was due to sanders comment about whether clinton is qualified to be president. >> if secretary clinton thinks i just come from the small state of vermont, we will not be lied about. we will be fight back. >> hillary clinton is trying to downplay the war of words. new york holds the next primary on the 19th. clinton and sanders can agree on at least one thing, both candidates took the time today to congratulate the philadelphia gay news on 40 years in service. the publication celebrated the anniversary in style at the pennsylvania academy of fine arts. hundreds of supporters attended tonight's event. including mayor kenny. since their first issue in 1973, the philadelphia gay news has turned up more than 1800
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editions. it's the most awarded lgbt publication in the country. tom wolf is joining the fight to crackdown on lgbt discrimination. this afternoon he signed an executive order that will prohibit state contractors from discriminating against people based on their sexual other yen face or identity. wolf says this is a small step toward equality. >> the society that is unfair to some is unfair to all. if we want a healthy economy, if we want a strong democracy, if we want a just society, we have to do this. >> wolf's actions come the same week that north carolina's governor is facing some backlash for signing into law a measure that limits protections for people who are gay and transgender. new at 11:00, an offensive photo is spreading like wildfire on social media. a group of new jersey students is to blame. the pic was posted to snap chat.
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the princeton students are playing a game called jews versus nats saturday beer pong. the superintendent of princeton public schools sent us a statement which reads in part, i am deeply upset that some of our students chose to engage in a drinking game with anti-semitic overtones and broadcast their behavior over social media. an incident such as this one forces us to take a hard look at efforts in educating our children. new at 11:00, authorities say a bucks county company meant to provide food and management sources to greek organizations at lehigh university fleeced them out of nearly 2 $1/2 million. albert fisher is accuses of creating a fake company, which was hired by 20 of lehigh's fraternities and sororities. money meant to pay for food and other services for the groups was instead spent by fisher on personal vacations.
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home furnishings and designer clothes. he's facing several charges. how safe are you on board an amtrak train. we'll look into what authorities are ordering amtrak to do, after a train full of passengers killed two workers last weekend. also straight through the heart of hollywood, two men in a stolen convertible lead police on a high speed and then a low speed cheese doing doughnuts through l.a. see how it ends coming up. ticketed for trump? why one jersey man is in trouble for the way he's supporting the presidential hopeful.
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a federal agency is ordering amtrak to retrain its workers on safety. just days after a train crash left two rail workers dead in delaware county. the mandate indicates that basic safety rules were not followed this weekend. drew smith is digging into those
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new guidelines. >> he looks into how the government and amtrak see this as a step to prevent future deaths on the railroad. >> it took only seconds for amtrak train 89 to crash and kill two workers on the tracks in chester sunday. their heavy duty backhoe blown apart. investigators said it would take weeks maybe months to sort out. >> it was totally unfortunate, it's a human error. >> already, the federal railroad administration is demanding that amtrak workers review safety rules and study communication protocols with dispatchers. >> it does appear that this is becoming a common theme. hopefully it can be remedied. >> part of the directive obtained by nbc10 is in bold print reminding amtrak that it must notify workers if there are changes to the job. tracks should not reopen to leave workers to the area.
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>> fra must have considered there wasn't adequate training. >> larryman is one of the country's leading experts on safety. he joined us over skype today. >> there are operating rules in effect which would have certainly prevented this accident had all of the rules been followed. >> senator chris koontz commuted on amtrak from delaware to d.c. today. he and other lawmakers are paying attention to the latest disturbing incident. >> generally i have a terrific experience but we need to make sure that amtrak is being operated safely. >> i checked with amtrak to its response to all of this, the ceo said he agrees with the need for safety reviews and the compliance checks have already begun. drew smith, nbc10 news. new video tonight of a high speed chase on the streets of los angeles. police say two men stole this convertible and the chase was
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on. they led police from the l.a. suburb of ceritos through hollywood, you see them doing doughnuts in the middle of the pursuit. police eventually caught up to the suspects and took them into custody without incident. a kentucky man picked the wrong place to rob. surveillance video shows the men snatch money out of the cash register at a butcher shop. he runs out the door with workers right on his heals. you is can see them getting ahold of the suspect and together they held him down until police got there. princeton university's men's lacrosse coach is out of a job tonight. he was fired after elbowing an opposing player during a game. the university said the move to terminate chris bates came after the review of the incident which happened during the game at brown university saturday. bates had been put on leave earlier this week. a $2000 fine and a 90-day trip to the slammer, that's what a new jersey man could be
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facing, his crime? flying a trump campaign flag outside of his home. these flags have been flying outside the home of john hornic since february. recently he was cite d for flyig flags more than 30 days before the election. michelle obama brought her healthy eating to a new jersey school today. al roker was along for that visit. they toured the school's vegetable garden and sat down and sampled some of the school's fare. a north carolina fan isn't taking the loss to villanova very well. he says the national championship game officials decided the game, not the players on the court. he wants the ncaa to launch a
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complete investigation into the matter. so far, the online petition has more than 1600 signatures. meanwhile crews put the final touches on preparations today for villanova's victory parade in center city. barricades are along the route. it begins at 20th and market and wraps up at dillworth park where a rally will be held. jay wright and the team are expected to address the crowd. you can live stream it on or the nbc10 app. coverage starts at 1:00 tomorrow. and sheena, we're hoping the weather's going to be really nice for that parade. how does it look? >> it looks better than today. that's good. no matter how you look at it, we will be nice and dry tomorrow, the villanova parade forecast is looking nice. for everyone who's going, i'll show you that in a second, it's going to be a little cooler, breezy. a wintery mix will start to move
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in for the weekend. i'll show you the timing in a minute. monday, phillies home opener, we have a lot of things happening here. cooler air on our doorstep. 30s to our north and west. still at 51 in philadelphia. the rain has cleared out, this cooler air is going to move in, already in the mid-40s through the lehigh valley, tomorrow morning it will be a cooler start 20 to your day. locally we're dried out from the heavier rain and thunderstorms we had earlier. could see a couple light snow showers blow in tomorrow morning, i wouldn't be surprised but i think we're mostly going to stay dry. philadelphia area seeing light rain now, and that extends into parts of montgomery county. this is really the last round of it. future weather showing us clearing out overnight. trying to pick up early tomorrow morning lake effect snow showers blowing in, wouldn't be a big deal. just don't be surprised if you do see it if you're west of philadelphia. nice and dry across the area. highs in the low 50s. for the villanova parade, it looks pretty good.
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breezy and cool, mix of sun and clouds, and as we go through the afternoon stay in the low 50s. then we go into the weekend. we get colder, here comes that system we've been talking about, a small clipper system. wintery mix in the forecast. even through the middle of the day saturday possibly. it's not for everyone. it's a very small system, the track of this thing could change slightly. even the timing could change a little bit. i'll have more updates tomorrow morning and tomorrow afternoon. as far as accumulations are concerned. mostly grassy surfaces. a lot of things are going on outside. keep in mind the grassy surfaces mainly with any accumulation, on the roads we shouldn't see so much in the way of sticking. for tonight, we have a chance of a shower, a little colder through the overnight hours, upper 30s north and west. tomorrow mix of sun and clouds, cool breezy day, mid to low 40s. nice and dry until saturday. 20s sunday morning. cold sunday afternoon, windy, phillies home opener low 60s, could see a shower, the real
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rain gets here tuesday. hi, coming up, don't miss what president obama had to say to villanova coach jay wright. we have details and highlights next.
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the flyers controlled their own destiny needing five points in the last three games. late third period flyers pull the goalie down 3-2. wayne simmons tips it in, ties the game, game goes overtime. the flyers will get at least one
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point in this, in the extra period, jay gardiner cashes in. on a maple leafs power play. the flyers fall 4-3. if they win their last two games, they will be in the playoffs. villanova fans anxiously awaiting tomorrow's championship parade. there are more honors coming for the players. yesterday president obama called head coach jay wright to offer his congratulations. >> it was a great game because it wasn't like north carolina gave it away. i mean, you know -- they had big shots and you guys came right back. but your team showed grit and really high character team throughout this thing. so it was a pleasure to watch. and congratulate all of them. and tell jenkins that he looked pretty cool out there. taking that shot. >> yes, he did. well, today we learned the eagles preseason opponents, open week one against the buccaneers, and go on the road against the
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