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nbc 10 news starts now. bundle up if you're headed outside this morning. this is a live picture at eekens oval at the philadelphia art museum where runners are finishing the philadelphia love run, a half marathon this morning. a freeze warning has just expired for much of our area. do not expect too much of a warmup today. and also, new this morning, the man in the hat has been caught and he's talk ing. he explains why his terrorist group decided to strike brussels. good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm george spencer. it is now 10:00 a.m. on this sunday morning. let's get a check of our sunday weather forecast with
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meteorologist karen thomas. >> good morning, george. good morning, everyone. if you're heading out for errands this morning or going to church services, whatever it is you have on the schedule today, i think you're going to appreciate the sunny skies and the blue skies we have in store. live look at the city skyline. picture perfect. it isn't until you step youtsid and feel the air. 38 degrees in philadelphia. colder to the north and west in philadelphia. not much improvement as we head down closer to the shore at 37 in atlantic city and wildwood. we have this northwesterly wind still funneling in some cool area in our direction. ten miles per hour for the winds in philadelphia. 13 in atlantic city and 12 in millville. so we have a bit of a windchill. this is what if feels like out there, just under the 32 degree mark in philadelphia. 33 in wilmington. 20s in south jersey. so that's just a feeling you'll get as you head outside. i keep making a joke about the
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winter parka, but frankly, well, depends what keeps you comfortable. but that's what i wore into work this morning. sun and clouds today, the call breezy conditions, but we will be warming up 49 to 52 for high temperatures across the region. we really should be at about 62, 63 degrees for a high temperature. but we'll get there. you'll see that in the seven-day coming up. for now, though, we'll stay with the cooler temperatures, winds out of the northwest, west/northwest at 5 to 10. shifting to the southwest. so warmer air poised to move into the area and i'll give you details on that. but first, we're going to go outside. deanna durante has been standing by at the art museum all morning long. you're doing an excellent job. i know you have the winter parka on because it has been very cold. you've been out there since early this morning. >> reporter: i have. i'm not running like these 10,000 people. but half of them have crossed the finish line for the third annual love run. some of the runners that have crossed told us it is not so
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bad, it is a beautiful day as long as you keep moving. very early this morning before the sun was even up we caught up with the people setting up for this race and they say it has been a chilly start to the day. >> it is cold. but it ain't too bad. the wind is not too bad. >> reporter: how long have you been out here? >> since 3:00 a.m., yeah. the wind is saving us right now. >> how many breaks have we had? >> none. they work us hard. no. >> reporter: at least you're smiling about it. >> yeah. they take care of us. >> just for fun, something we do together. stay in shape. >> reporter: did you think it would be warmer? >> absolutely, yeah. thought middle april, it would be above freezing. >> reporter: does that make this morning -- now, neil davis, a runner from bensalem, they thought it would be a little difficult with all the layers. many runs were shedding layers,
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handing them off to loved ones standing by. they are wrapped up in blankets now. half the runners through, 10,500 total registered for this race. and if you're going to be heading into center city, there still are road closures, detours opening up the roads by 10:30 and this whole area should be open to traffic again, 12:00, 12:30. chilly day on this sunday in april. runners say better than july. reporting live in center city, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. new this morning, check out the damage to this home in bucks county. a vehicle smashed into the house on monroe avenue in bensalem around 5:30 this morning. you see a number of police and firefighters responding to the scene. there are no reports of any injuries yet. but obviously a significant amount of damage to that house. a man is dead after being shot outside a nightclub in philadelphia's kensington neighborhood. police say the 26-year-old man was shot in the chest outside the nevil nightclub on b street
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and allegany avenue. there are no arrests. two philadelphia 7-eleven stores were robbed within a half an hour of one another. now they're trying to figure out if they're connected. robbers pistol whipped a worker in holmesburg. they took cash and cigarettes. half hour later, an employee was pistol whipped at another store at bridge and thompson streets in bridesburg. investigators are working with that store to confirm what was taken there. so far, no arrests in that case either. and off duty philadelphia police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect and this morning investigators believe that shooting was justified. the officer intervened while the suspect was robbing an elderly man in the olney neighborhood. investigators say the officer yelled at the suspect to put down his gun, and the two men
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exchanged words and police say the man refused to drop his weapon. >> at that point, the suspect turns toward the officer, the officer engages him, i believe there is a discharge at that point in time. the suspect then fled southbound on park avenue toward chew. >> the suspect was shot in the stomach and collapsed after running away. he died a short time later at the hospital. nurses at einstein medical center in philadelphia are now part of a union. they voted to join the union over concerns about staffing and patient care. union leaders say the hospital spent millions of dollars fighting to stop their vote. nearly 3,000 nurses in the philadelphia area have now joined that union this year alone. more test results expected tomorrow and could answer concerns about possible lead in a montgomery county school's drinking water. the school in lower merion township sent a letter home this week warning there could be a
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problem. a second set of tests found possible lead in a drinking fountain. the letter says the epa does not believe the lead contaminant is necessarily a public health concern, but more monitoring may be required. the next round of tests are on water quality, those results are expected tomorrow. in new jersey, most school district s do not check for lea because the federal law requires testing only in schools or districts that run their own water systems. in the last three years, nearly 20 new jersey schools reported elevated lead levels in their water at least once to the epa. some state lawmakers are trying to pass a bill that requires testing in all schools. one week ago today, an amtrak train collided with a backhoe killing two workers. amtrak is now retraining workers on basic safety rules. investigators are expected to issue a report on what they found so far in just the next few days. the federal railroad administration told amtrak to go
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over track safety and communication protocols. experts believe that is an indication that the two workers did not even realize the track where they were working had in fact been reopened to train traffic. this morning, we're learning the terror group which bombed brussels originally planned a second attack on france. that new information cams after the arrest of terror suspect mohamed abrini. abrini admitted to being the so-called man in the hat who was seen with two of the brussels bombers at -- brussels bombing suspects at the airport. prosecutors say the terrorists rushed the brussels attack after realizing they were close to being caught. abrini was also seen on security footage with one of the paris attackers just two days before that terror spree. a u.s. senator wants tips on social media that stopped terrorists to earn reward money. charles schumer says he's introducing a bill that would
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require a $25,000 reward for any information that is generated through social media that actually prevents a terror attack. he says the public should say something if they see something in their news feed. schumer says current law simply doesn't cover tips that are generated through social media. in decision 2016, ted cruz scores a sweep in colorado last night. the republican presidential candidate won all 13 delegates up for grabs at a state convention. aides to donald trump say they expected to lose in colorado, trump still leads cruz by about 200 delegates in the fight for the gop nomination. in the meantime, on the democratic side, bernie sanders won the wyoming caucus yesterday. the vermont senator got 56% of the vote compared to hillary clinton's 44%. nbc 10 news shows clinton still leading, though, ahead of sanders by more than 200 pledged
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delegates. and the presidential candidates are now focused on new york, which holds its primary a week from tuesday. the two democrats campaigned in new york city yesterday. >> if we can win here, it absolutely opens the door to a path toward victory to the white house. >> we are on the path to the nomination, but i need -- i need to win big here in new york. >> on the republican side, ted cruz was in virginia trying to pick up three unbound delegates there. john kasich in upstate new york repeating his claim that winning the gop nomination hinges on an open national convention. meanwhile, donald trump was off the campaign trail yesterday, but still generated some news. trump made a $100,000 donation to the national september 11th memorial and museum in manhattan. that's according to a museum spokesperson. trump and his wife stopped by the memorial for their first
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visit, which was private. and in pennsylvania and delaware, they hold their primary elections on april 26th. new jersey primary voters head to the polls on june 7th. donald trump's new convention manager paul manafort and democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders will be chuck todd's guests on nbc's "meet the press" coming your way in about 20 minutes. right here on nbc 10. well, the flyers are returning to the stanley cup playoffs. the orange and black clinched a wild card spot by beating pittsburgh in the wells fargo center in a game you saw here on nbc 10. right winger wayne simmonds scored twice in the flyers 3-1 victory. steve mason stopped 18 out of 19 shots. the flyers are back in post season after missing it last year. >> feels unbelievable. every guy in this dressing room,
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we battled our butts off for one another. we're where we want to be. >> we have a good team to beat washington. we're he fofocused on that now. >> the flyers opened the playoffs in washington. the orange and black will wrap up the regular season on long island. still ahead, a shooting and police chase leaves a former saints football player dead and police say it was all sparked by road rage. that story is just ahead.
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only fios can. good sunday morning. i'm karen thomas. we're looking at the forecast this morning, a chilly one but sunny one. i think we'll take it. we're looking live at cape may and it is just a beautiful shot down there at the beach. you see the waves crashing in, but very cold, 37 degrees down there in cape may. 37 in wildwood. the same in atlantic city.
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we go all the way up to the mountains, poconos at 27 degrees. and currently 38 degrees in philadelphia. we do have sunshine on this docket. it is a nice way to wrap up the weekend. it is going to be chilly and breezy. our high temperature across the region, 49 to 52 degrees. winds will shift out of the southwest later on today. and so we are ready for the temperatures to start bumping come the beginning of the next workweek. i'll break that down for you and look at the seven-day forecast after the break. boxer manny pacquiao is retiring or that's what he said moments after winning his latest fight. pacquiao won a 12-round unanimous decision of over timothy bradley in las vegas last night. it was pacquiao's first fight since he lost to floyd mayweather last may. right after his victory, he said, quote, as of now i'm retired . i'm going to go home with my
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defensive end will smith is dead after police say he was shot and killed during an apparent road rage incident. it happened in new orleans late last night. investigators say smith's car was rear-ended. he got out of the vehicle and exchanged words with the other driver who pulled out a gun and shot him. smith's wife was also shot. she survived. police were questioning the unidentified driver of the hummer and recovered the gun used in that shooting. will smith played nine seasons with the saints and is scheduled to be inducted into the team's hall of fame this year. now to a developing story out of southern india. a massive fire has left more than 100 people dead at a hindu temple. this right here is video of the explosion that started the fire. it happened during an illegal fireworks show. thousand s were packed into the temple complex when the big explosion occurred. the blaze then spread quickly through the temple and trapped
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people inside. most of the 102 people who died perished when the building where the fireworks were stored began collapsing. more than 200 others were hurt. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> okay, let's get your final check on the full forecast as we go ahead and give you the headlines. still cold out there for sure. but we have a warmup in the seven-day as well as a look at the forecast for tomorrow. checking in on the phillies home opener, all important monday for sure. and i'll let you know when we can expect mild temperatures back in the forecast so we can at least feel like springtime, right? give the spring flowers another shot at blooming. 38 degrees currently our official temperature in philadelphia. we have plenty of sunshine out there. we have winds right now out of the north/northwest at 10 miles per hour. temperatures across the region, 34 degrees in allentown with bright sunshine across the region. 38 in the northeast. and 37 degrees down there in
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atlantic city. we're talking about temperatures pretty chilly around the region. we're not quick to bump up in the range of temperatures. however, we are getting there slowly but surely. 38 degrees now in wilmington. 35 in glassboro. these temperatures are below where we should be this time of the year. but we will get there. considering we had snow yesterday, 5 inches of snow reported in places like malvern. it is pretty incredible weather story yesterday. and the cold continues. this is the windchill out there now with the northwesterly wind, this is what it feels like if you are heading out. okay, so we're high and dry right now. you see the mid-atlantic, not much action going on. we have high pressure in place. so sunshine prevails. clear skies, i think we'll take it even though it is chilly out there. we are watching this next weathermaker. it is a pretty expansive system. it is developing. pushing east, excuse me, west to east heading into our direction over the next 48 hours. so we'll stay with sunshine today. clouds thickening as we move
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into the nighttime hours tonight. by tomorrow, clouds will stick around, but future weather showing us that we do have some rain in and around the area. this will be spotty in nature tomorrow. as we wake up tomorrow morning, we could have a spritz or two, north and west of philadelphia, by tomorrow afternoon. got the first pitch throwing out there at 3:05. we could have a spotty shower. not looking like a washout. watch this, we're completely dry by 6:00 p.m. clouds will hang around. as we go monday into tuesday, the front really sets up and makes its way into our area. so by early tuesday morning, yes, we are looking for showers and you see this yellow here and the orange. some of these showers embedded here, these are heavier cells of rain, we could see some heavy rain on tuesday. have the umbrellas handy. for today, we're dry. sun and clouds, breezy conditions, 49 for a high temperature in philadelphia, 52 south and east. winds shifting from the southwest later on today. 60 degrees.
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that's not bad, right, with the clouds, we'll take it. mixed bag tomorrow as we get ready for the first pitch in the afternoon. so have the umbrellas for tuesday, 58 degrees, we'll take you all the way out and show you that, yes, we do get back to more normal high temperatures this time of year. we really should be averaging about 62 degrees. we'll get there. just have to hang on. plenty of sunshine and dry conditions towards the end of the week. we'll be back after the break. ♪ i've been a turkey farmer my whole life... and i raise turkey for shady brook farms®. we don't use growth-promoting antibiotics, that's just the way things should be done. that's important to me. my name is glenn, and i'm an independent turkey farmer. (female announcer) shady brook farms®. no growth-promoting antibiotics, just honest, simple turkey.
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expensive to mail a letter. a regular postage stamp now costs 47 cents. that's down two cents. the reason, a temporary rate increase which was granted to u.s. postal service in 2014 expired today. international letters go down five cents and postcard will be a penny cheaper. on nbc 10 tonight, you'll see and hear a young musician from tennessee who is pretty darn good at fiddling around. take a look. ♪ nice. 12-year-old carson peters will be featured as a performer on "little big shots" with steve harvey. he had a fiddle by the age of 2 and by 4 playing in a band. he appeared on "the tonight show" and the grand ole opry. but he never forgot how to just be a kid.
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>> i don't practice much. i just -- i'm too -- i'm too caught up in playing baseball, basketball, hunting, golf. >> you didn't think i could use it, did you? >> a funny kid too. you hear the southern accent. you can catch carson peters on "ing "little big shots" with steve harvey. a philadelphia police officer ambushed on the job several months ago will throw out the re first pitch at the phillies home opener tomorrow. officer jessy hartnett was shot three times in the arm during an am bush attack in january. he had several surgeries since then, but still recovering. live look at citizens bank park where tomorrow hartnett will take the mound ahead of the phillies home opener against the san diego padres. you if you can't make it to south philly, nbc 10 has you covered. you can catch our pregame special at 2:00 followed by the first pitch at 3:00. all right here on nbc 10 and
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we're hoping, karen, for better baseball weather as we get into the season tomorrow. >> i can tell you, it will feel more milder tomorrow than what we had yesterday and today. i keep talking about the winter parka, i wore my winter parka. >> i did too. >> it is cold. won't need it tomorrow, though. we have a mixed bag tomorrow. everybody wants the bright sunshine for the big game tomorrow. we will have some sun. but have the umbrellas just -- >> warming up a bit. thanks, karen. that's nbc 10 news today.
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