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nbc 10 breaking news. breaking news this morning, people in one west philadelphia neighborhood are waking up to police swarming their street investigating a homicide. >> new this morning, two more suspects have been charged in connection with last month's terrorist bombings in brussels. meteorologist bill henley tracking rain this morning which could make for a slick commute. it's 6:00, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. if we get through to this afternoon, i think it should be clear sailing for the next four or five days. that also includes tonight's phillies game, 7:05 start. >> no problem. we have rain this morning but it will be long gone before the phillies try for a win tonight. a little light rain falling in philadelphia but it's been steadier north and west. we're now seeing scattered showers in delaware and south
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jersey. one line of heavier rainfall,ç most of the area going to see light rain. look at the temperatures, very warm to start with. 61 degrees in philadelphia. 60 in northeast philadelphia. even with the rain it's not much cooler for allentown and reading at 56 degrees. forecast hour by hour, 59 degrees with light rain at 8:00. the rain will still be falling in parts of the area at 11:00. by 2:00 in the afternoon, the rain is done in philadelphia. we will get sunshine before the day is done. that's your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. let's see if the weather is affecting the roads or what's happening on the roads right now. jessica boyington with first alert traffic. >> that's right, bill. we're watching a little bit of delays right now on the schuylkill expressway. this is right around the vine street expressway interchange. you can see small delays there. for the most part, everything is moving along just fine. a five-minute delay or so heading that direction. right now we're in the process of an opening on the burlington bristol bridge that was schedule
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for 5:40. still small delays there and watching the jackknifed tractor-trailer on the new jersey turnpike over in carney's point township on the southbound side of the turnpike approaching the delaware memorial bridge at exit 1, the right lane is blocked. take 295 as your alternate. that's fine and all clear for traffic. >> jessica, thanks. breaking news in west philadelphia, a man found shot to death in a car early this morning. >> right now, police are leaving after being out there for about 2 1/2 hours. that's where nbc 10's pamela osborne is live for us this morning. tell us what you've learned. >> reporter: vai, tracy, here's what we know so far. it was just after 2:00 a.m. when neighbors called police. they were concerned about a man sitting inside of that white dodge charger that you see there on the 1600 block of red field street. they were called here by those neighbors. they say they saw a man slumped over inside of that car. they told police that the car had been running for several hours. they thought the man inside may have been asleep or not feeling
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well. when police arrived to check on him, they discovered 25-year-old victim dead inside of that car. police believe that he was shot inside of that car while he was sitting there. he was shot once in the chest they are also checking surveillance cameras in the area to try to see if they picked up anything at pull. right now, no motive, no description of shooters as we await for that vehicle to be towed away and taken into evidence by police. reporting live in west philadelphia, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. 6:03 and 61 degrees outside. new this morning, two more suspects are now charged with the terrorist bombings in brussels. prosecutors say the two men rented an apartment in brussels that served as the hideout for the bomber who attacked the subway as well as an accomplice. 16 people died in the march 22nd subway attack. another 16 were killed at the brussels airport.
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remembering ed snider. the philadelphia flyers founder died at his california home yesterday morning after a battle with bladder cancer. >> snider was the founding father of the flyers bringing hockey to the city that had no history of the sport. katy zachry is live in south philadelphia with more on the life and the legacy of ed snider. good morning. >> reporter: that's right, good morning, vai and tracy. the philadelphia sports world is really mourning a legend. in fact, on two philadelphia newspapers, the "daily news" and "philadelphia enquirer" both are paying tribute to ed snider. you can see the flyers flag here at the wells fargo center is at half-staff this morning. ed snider passed away yesterday after a two-year battle with bladder cancer. he was 83 years old. was born in washington, d.c. but moved here to philadelphia in 1964 and by the early age of 33, he had already mortgaged his home to form the flyers and bring the team here to philly. but his vision for sports here
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in the city did not stop there. in the early '90s he worked with the city and the business community to build what is known today as the wells fargo center. his players were dedicated to him. most recently visiting him at his home in california, this past december. after the visit, they turned around their season, drastically improving their record. players say they will be thinking of ed snider during their playoff run.ç >> i know there's nothing else he wanted to see more than the flyers to win another stanley cup. >> you never wanted to disappoint him. obviously we're all thinking about mr. snider. >> that could be very special and obviously will be dedicated to mr. snider. >> along with professional sports, ed snider had another passion here in philadelphia. and that was helping to change children's lives. i'll have more on that coming up in about a half hour. reporting live in south philadelphia, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. >> katy, thank you.
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ed snider and comcast had a strong 20-year partnership. comcast, of course, is the parent company of nbc 10. many people from family to players to fans are sharing their memories of ed snider. to learn more about his life, legacy and impact, head on over to nbc 10's app where you'll find photos and video tributes. the first of its kind ehave the is happening today in philadelphia. it comes after our exclusive look into the heroin addiction problem here in our country. >> a forum will feature the nation's top drug official and those who are trying to end the cycle of drug addiction. nbc 10's deanna durante is live in the the national constitution with more on what's happening. deanna, tell us. >> here at the national constitution center, this is where the forum will take place. it will not only feature the man who has been tapped by the president to address the epidemic but law enforcement officials and behavioral experts from all over the region. many say the need is to move away from jail, increase treatment and awareness. federal and local officials say
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the heroin problem is the biggest drug kris we have in the country right now and controlling it is going to be a very large effort. >> recovery is a life-long process. we want people to support people they know in recovery. >> now, today's forum is a series in the white house office of national drug control policy. one that is hosting nationwide. today is the first in this series. again, you're going to hear from officials from this area, the u.s. attorney, police chiefs in our region, they say that philadelphia is a hub for the heroin distribution here in this section of the country.ç and if you can a t't attend, wa it online at nbc10.com. >> watch the nbc 10 exclusive "combatting the heroin epidemic: a forum for change," that will be streamed live on the nbc 10
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website and on the nbc 10 app. there are new concerns about the zika virus this morning. the nation's top health officials say it is spreading much faster than first thought. new estimates suggest the mosquito that carries the virus is now in 30 states, including pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. the national institutes of health and the cdc issued an urgent plea to congress to act now and pay for immediate steps to protect americans. the zika virus has been linked to birth defects. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> eight minutes after 6:00. a cloudy and rainy start. tracking some rain that will move through this morning and then gone this afternoon. afternoon clearing will get sunshine later on. once we see the sunshine later on, that will set the stage for the rest of the week. we'll see days of sunshine with a nice warmup to come, too. 56 degrees. not really cold. allentown seeing light rain, northeast philadelphia at 60 degrees with the clouds and cloudy skies, mostly cloudy in
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atlantic city, 56. cape may, you can see the clouds over the ocean. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. very light rain in philadelphia. umbrellas are already going up, especially north and west. there's one line of heavier rainfall that's to the northwest. that will sweep through philadelphia. it's going to take some time. it's just on the verge of hitting reading. in fact, just the next couple minutes it will arrive in reading by 6:37 with, you'll set line of showers move through allentown. to start with, rain showers for monday the pocono, allentown and reading. clearing skies this afternoon after the rain comes to an end for doylestown, trenton and mount holly. the showers continue into the early afternoon ffr cape may ad atlantic city. sunshine and 60 degrees later on for dover. we will see the sun break through after the showers this morning. warming temperatures back into the upper 50s to near 60 degrees
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for wilmington, swedesboro and for philadelphia. and there is warmer weather to come. wait until you see the weekend forecast, part of the seven-day when i'm back in ten minutes. >> the weekend, all right. 6:10 this tuesday morning. still early enough to get out and beat traffic, i think. >> fingers crossed. we'll find out. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is starting on route 202. >> it looks great right there. so far you are correct. this is around the schuylkill expressway. no problems in either direction. not a lot of cars out the door here at this point. a six-minute drive time. headed northbound from route 29 to the schuylkill expressway. so average speeds, actually says into the 70s. some people are flying down there if that's the average. don't do that. you'll shall going quicker than normal out there because we don't have a lot of backups yet. in montgomery county in plymouth, an accident scene on allandale road.
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422 looking okay. maybe a two-minute increase in the eastbound lanes from 29 to the schuylkill expressway. you can see we're at a nine-minute trip right now. speeds drop into the 50s but still moving along nicely eastbound towards the schuylkill. no big delays for mass transit. more updates when i'm back in the next ten minutes. >> warm start to the day. police released new surveillance video, burglars swiping cigarettes from a store. >> we're not talking about one or two packs here. this was a pricey heist. wait until you hear how much the stolen cigarettes are worth. plus, we'll explain why two of donald trump's children won't be voting for their dad in the new york primary.
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good morning, here's a live look at philadelphia international airport. first alert meteorologist bill henley is checking some rain in the area this morning. his first alert forecast coming up in just a couple of minutes. some baseball fans wait all their lives to catch a foul ball. this tigers fan in detroit caught five of them yesterday. in one day. five. he got four during the game, one at batting practice and gave away all of them. the fans applauded his luck and generosity. >> those kids are running off, they have a foul ball. the phillies may have lost their home opener. >> they won the hearts of fans with big moments before the game even started. philadelphia police officer jesse hartnett threw out the ceremonial first pitch. you may recall officer hartnett was ambushed and wounded in the line of duty back in january. watch what happens after the toss. he got on one knee and proposes to his fiance, lilly, right on
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the field. lilly said yes. we congratulate the couple on their big day. very nice. it is 6:16 and now to decision 2016 news. today, pennsylvania political heavy hitters are helping hillary clinton with her campaign. >> former governor ed rendell is among some of the clinton supporters helping out today in phone banks. today marks one year since clinton announced she was running for president.ç we're also two weeks away from the pennsylvania primary. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in our digital operations center this morning with more from the players still in the race. matt? >> we're already seeing more campaign ads on tv but right now, the focus is on winning new york's primary next week. democratic candidate hillary clinton told a crowd yesterday that rival bernie sanders has trouble answering questions about banks and foreign policy. adding that she is looking forward to the next debate. and remember clinton's failed attempt to get into the new york city subway last week? well, now she's trying to have fun with the gaffe, appearing at
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a charity event in a skit asking mayor bill de blasio to fix the metro card slots in the subway. her campaign website features a video clip when visitorses end up on an error page. bernie sanders told supporters in new york he doesn't believe possession of marijuana should be a federal crime. on to the republican race, front-runner donald trump has been campaigning in new york as well. a ralfully albany got a little out of hand, though. a protester was ejected after there was a fight in the crowd. the trump supporter shoved a protester in the face as the men shout at each other. albany police say no arrests were made. two of donald trump's churn will not be able to vote for him in the new york primary. ivanka and eric trump missed a deadline to change party affiliation. trump's youngest daughter, tiffany, is a registered republican here in pennsylvania. she's going to college in philadelphia.
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just a reminder, voters in pennsylvania and delaware, primary elections two weeks from today. the deadline to register or change party affiliation has passed in both states. live in the digital operations center, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 6:18. 61 degrees outside. let's check the vine street expressway this morning. >> jessica, normal volume? or is there a little more than usual? >> a little more than usual right now. that's because we have an accident off of the off ramp at 30th street station. we do have delays here over into this right-hand lane. these are our cameras around 24th street. he approaching the schuylkill he expressway or 30th street station. no problems headed eastbound right now if you're moving towards 95. we have out in coatesville an area closed because of a downed pole on south 1st avenue in both directions at dana road and
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newlandville road. in montgomery county, an accident in plymouth in allandale road. this jackknifed tractor-trailer has been there since 4:30 or so. no big backups because of that right know, that's approaching the delaware memorial bridge. take 295 to get by. 295 is nice and clear. more update in ten minutes. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> here we go again, another round of morning rainfall. but it will be here this morning. and heading out this afternoon. clouds over the city, those clouds are starting to produce rain in philadelphia. a light rain falling at philadelphia international. the temperature is holing steady in the low 60s. 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. cloudy skies to start with. but the rain will be moving out this afternoon. we will see some sunshine. the wind is rather strong in delaware. it's a 20 mile-an-hour wind. a breezy start in philadelphia,
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14 miles an hour. the winds will be shifting, though it's calm in reading and allentown, lancaster right now, northwesterly wind will develop this afternoon. that will set the stage for a colder morning tomorrow, not today. rain falling in south jersey, delaware and especially in pennsylvania. there's one line of showers that's a little bit heavier. it's coming down at a rate of an inch and a third an hour. it won't last long. no flooding concerns this morning. light scattered showers in philadelphia. there you can see how nicely it's cleared out north and west. that's what we'll see this afternoon. the futurecast showing those clouds out of here. then we get colder tonight. so the forecast is calling for a bit of rain this morning, clearing up this afternoon and a breezy day. high temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s. sunshine all day long. we'll neq it tomorrow morning. 36 degrees. nice warmup to 60 degrees for wednesday. warmer for thursday and friday with sunny skies right on into the weekend. look at the temperatures offer the weekend.
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nice on saturday, 66 degrees. 70s on sunday. closer to 80 degrees monday afternoon. >> wow. >> brings a smile to our faces, doesn't it? >> temperatures in the low 60s at 6:21 on a tuesday morning. it's a battle over who should be allowed in locker room bathrooms in high school. >> my daughter is kind of upset. she doesn't want to have to think about having boys in her locker room. >> coming up at 6:30, what a new jersey school district decided last night and what some school leaders expect to happen now. the sole survivor of a capsized boat washed up on shore. see more video from the moment rescue crews spotted him for the first time. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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his boat swamped and flipped sunday night. three other boaters died, including a father and his 9-year-old son. that boy was wearing a life jacket. he told rescuers he told him he heldç on to him as long as he could but the sea eventually swept him away. the u.s. coast guard rescues a 17-year-old girl after she becomes separated from her family during a kayaking trip near tarpon springs, florida. for four hours sunday night the coast guard searched by air and water. the teen said she lost her paddle after her kayak was hit by a boat. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick update on your first alert traffic. we're watching the white horse pike right now. this is live around collingswood circle in pennsauken. no big problems right now as you can see. it's not the same all across the board. we have delays on some majors in pa and surrounding the center
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city area. i'll tell you where they are and what's going on there when i come back around 6:30. now to meteorologist bill henley. >> we schedule a windshield wiper test this morning and sun visor test this afternoon. through it all it will stay mild. 61 degrees at 6:26. flyers players have a new reason for wanting to win the stanley cup. >> i know there's nothing else that he wanted to see more than the flyers to win another stanley cup. >> playing in honor of ed snider, hear more from players and how the flyers founder is impacting their playoff push. a live look in west philadelphia where a man was found dead inside a car this morning. police are now about three hours into their homicide investigation. the key piece of evidence, they're now going over. we'll have that for you, up next at 6:30.
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nbc 10 news starts now. it is now 6:30 and new this morning, a man found dead inside a car in west philadelphia. what police are looking for right now in the neighborhood as they try to find the killer. remembering ed snider, the man who brought hockey to philadelphia. this morning, we'll tell you how his death is impacting the players. we're tracking rain this morning. we're talking about bill henley. >> we mean bill when we say we. >> welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. 6:30, 61 degrees outside. we let meteorologist bill henley talk about the weather in his first alert forecast and the rain moving through today. bill? >> track it with me. take a look at the first alert radar which shows light rain showers in new jersey and delaware and yes, they've arrived at philadelphia
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international. very light rainfall. you can clearly see it's coming down heavier now in allentown. this is three minutes away from allentown this morning. that's a line that is going to sweep through parts of the area. not everybody will see a downpour. it will be a short lived one. the rain is not going to last all that long. we'll get sunshine later this afternoon. a rainy start, 59 degrees. you won't see cold air around this morning. 57 by 11:00. by 2:00, holding in the upper 50s. we'll get sunshine and see clearing later today. allow temperatures to climb back into the low 60s. i'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington is watching the rain sweep across some of the roads this morning. >> we are seeing some delays across the board here at the vine street expressway around 24th street. we doç see delays right here. that's headed westbound and to the 30th street station off ramp. we had an earlier accident there, clearly not in our camera view, of course, but we can see
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the delay headed westbound. the schuylkill expressway, you may see delays. the eastbound sun pretty much unaffected by that. there's also an accident that pops up in norristown in montgomery county, west main street and halls avenue. light rain falling around the philadelphia international airport. no big issues. you want to check before you go today, especially with the rain falling in the area. vai? >> thank you, jessica. new this morning, police are searching to are a killer in west philadelphia right now. >> a man was shot dead in a car about three hours ago. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live on scene in west philadelphia this morning. what's happening right now, pamela? >> tracy, vai, that car is a central piece of evidence. police have began to tow that vehicle away from the scene here. now, here's how everything happened. it was just after 2:00 this morning when police were called to the 1600 block of redfield street. they were called here by neighbors who saw a man slummed over inside the driver's seat of
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that car there. it's a white dodge charger, the neighbors told police the car had been running for several hours. they thought the man inside may have been asleep but when police arrived to check on him, they discovered the 25-year-old was dead. police say he was shot once in the chest and based on the evidence, they recovered, police believe he was sitting inside of the car when he was shot and killed. >> this 25-year-old victim does reside on the block. homicide detectives, crime scene personnel are processing the scene. several witnesses and family members were transported to homicide. they're being interviewed by homicide detectives at this time. >> reporter: and police tell us there are surveillance cameras in the area. they, of course, will be checking those to see if they may have captured something because as of now, there is no motive or description of any shooters. reporting live in west philadelphia, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news.ç
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and this morning, we are remembering ed snider. >> he's not only known as founding father of the philadelphia flyers but he'll very much be remember for his philanthropic lifestyle. nbc 10's katy zachry is live in south philadelphia with more on what snider did for the community. katy? >> team's flag, the flyers flag is flying at half-staff in honor of ed snider. the flyers founder died yesterday morning after a two-year fight with bladder cancer. he was 83 years old. snider was born in washington, d.c. but moved here to philadelphia in 1964. by his early 30s he had mortgaged his home to form the flyers and bring the team here to philly. his vision for sports in this city did not stop there. he worked with the city and the business community to build what is today known as the wells fargo center. ed snider was also a philanthropist. he created the flyers charities and created the ed snider youth hockey foundation, an
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organization that helped kids who ordinarily would not have the opportunity to play hockey. we spoke to one long-time participant who's now a coach for the foundation. >> this program changed my life, honestly. i don't know where i would be without it. to have the opportunity to contribute to it, i feel truly special. >> the flyers playoff run begins this thursday. in honor of ed snider, the team will be wearing commemorative patches on their jerseys. so he will be with them on the ice. reporting live in south philadelphia, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. ed snider and comcast had a strong 20-year partnership. comcast is the parent company of nbc 10. the nbc 10 app, we have pictures and tributes to ed snider from athletes and fans. learn about his legacy from the flyers to work with young hockey players. a new proposal is place
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limits on abortion is in limbo. >> republican house leaders pulled a bill amid a veto threat from democratic governor tom wolf. weeks instead of the current 24 weeks. >> if you can get the baby to 24 weeks we can have a shot outside the womb. >> it's incredible that the legislature would push this forward so quickly without any hearings or tune for a reasoned discussion. that to me, demonstrates just how politically motivated this is. >> there's no word on when the voting session will be reschedule. a final vote could be close enough on pennsylvania's medical marijuana legislation. a senate committee made changes to the bill yesterday and backers hope to see it pass in both houses this week. the bill would let patients who suffer from a list of ailments use marijuana for therapeutic purposes. you may see something new at the movie theaters in philadelphia. >> opponents to the city soda
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tax proposal have something they want you to see. >> 3 cents per ounce doesn't sound like much. when pennies start adding up within your grocery budge set going to go -- >> that's a commercial schatz been playing on tv, now movie theaters are using it, too. some some in the industry are joining a coalition to defeat mayor kenney's 3 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks. he wants the money to go to universal pre-k, community schools and revitalization of community centers. >> we pay 8% sales tax on beverages, and our candies. >> mayor kenney's proposal would tax distributors. the businesses fear that cost will be passed on to them and in turn, they will pass it on to the consumer. philadelphia police hope surveillance video will help catch three burglars who got away with a lot of cigarettes. >> here's the surveillance video. check it out.
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determined burglars as you can see.the three men pried open the door of a business in juniata park early friday morning. after they got inside the store, they used a ladder and cart to wheel out 24 cases of cigarettes worth an estimated $64,000. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:38. oving into the area. i'm tracking rain that will be here this morning and then out of here this afternoon. light rain for most of the area. afternoon clearing will end the day with some sunshine and sunshine is what's ahead. the seven-day forecast, days of sunshine will carry us into the weekend. rain now falling in reading and philadelphia. the temperatures are still mild. 56 in reading, 61 in philadelphia international. and cape may is cloudy and waiting for the showers. these are the rain clouds, very light rain in philadelphia. that's the view from center city. the steadier showers are north and west.
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but we will see the rain come down a little bit harder this morning. no heavy rain is destined for philadelphia. this line of showers starting to thin out a bit is moving to the east at 30 miles an hour, just a couple minutes away from bethlehem. you'll see that downpour move through and quickly drying out as the morning progresses. then this afternoon, that's going to be washing offshore. here we go, hour by hour, 9:00 rain in philadelphia, delaware and south jersey, already drying out in reading and allentown at 11:00. as we go into the afternoon, clearing skies for philadelphia. still some rain in delaware and new jersey. but by 3:00 in the afternoon, just a few sprinkles at the shore. the rest of the area will be seeing sunshine and drying out which will allow temperatures to come back up a little bit. middle 50s for bethlehem and 52 in camel back. rain showers this morning, souderton, abington an bordentown. at the shore, mostly cloudy skies this morning with rain developing, late-day sunshine
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for ventnor city, millville and smyrna near 60 degrees this afternoon. not a whole lot warmer than it is right now. philadelphia at 60 will be cooler this afternoon than it is right now. 62 in berlin, new jersey and wilmington gets rain this morning and see that afternoon sunshine. speaking of sunshine, ready for some more, you'll like the seven-day forecast. got that when i'm back in ten. >> he's such a teese. >> i was going to say that. see you in ten minutes, bill. >> i come up to work on the boulevard. i'm always interested to see what itç looks like even when m not on it. >> nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered. >> that's right. we're watching light rain. we're looking at potentially slippery spots heading out the door this morning on the boulevard. right around fox street. no problems in either direction. this is in terms of backup or a lot of traffic. everybody has headlights on still. we're starting to see a little bit of that volume accumulate there. over in coatesville, watch south
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1st avenue in both directions, north and southbound. right now it's closed because of a downed pole. they have to remove that from the area, between modena road and newlandville road. we are seeing delays, of course, east and westbound on the schuylkill. 24 minutes at the most. that's pretty much normal right now, headed westbound from the vine street expressway to the blue route. the average speeds are now dropping into the 20s there. so certain spots, there are big delays westbound around the city avenue area. there's also an accident in montgomery county in norristown on west main street and haws avenue. 6:41 right now. who should be allowed inside locker rooms and bathrooms? >> that's the question that has so many fired up in one new jersey school district. we'll tell you what was decided last night that has some parents worried about their students. call it a maryland moment. kate middleton's wardrobe
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good morning, manayunk. 58 degrees where you are. a live look from the camera atop the presidential city apartments. first alert meteorologist bill henley is tracking some showers for us this morning. make sure you grab the umbrella as you're heading out the door. >> hey, mr. snider, got the whole team here. a big win. we missed you in this room. >> that was flyers captain claude giroux sending a video to chairman ed snider after they clinched a playoff spot on saturday. you're looking the aa picture of
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ed snider and the players taken in december. they say ed snider will be their inspiration during the postseason. >> he's the philadelphia flyers. he started the whole thing. he'll always be the guy that brought that to the city. he's a really good man. >> we will be playing with heavy hearts, you know, we'll do everything we possibly can obviously to be successful in the playoffs. because that's what mr. snider does would want. >> download the nbc 10 app or if you have it, you'll get photos and tributes there. ed snider from his family members, athletes and fans. you can also learn about snider's life and legacy with the flyers and his work with young hockey players. mayor jim kenney will announce adam thiel will take over the city's fire department today. thiel was virginia's deputy secretary of public safety and homeland security. prior to that he served as the fire chief for alexandria,
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virginia. thiel will replace commissioner derrick sawyer who was appointed two years ago by former mayor michael nutter. three years after superstorm sandy, some new jersey homes are still not rebuilt. >> yesterday-ez trenton at a state budget meeting assembly members pushed for answers. home owners say that reconstruction, rehabilitation, elevation and mitigation program, that was supposed to help them rebuild faster has actually slowed the process. more than 7,000 home owners have rrem grant agreements signed. just 3,000 homes are complete. the commissioner in charge of the program says the delays are the result of a federal government spreading out hurricane relief payments over a two-year period. and municipalities changing zoning rules. two pennsylvania congressmen are calling for tougher regulations on drinking water. congressman brendan boyle and patrick meehan say high levels of chemicals have been found in
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water that's around horsham air guard station. new this morning, a victory for some transgender students. >> a school district in north jersey decided they can use rest rooms and locker rooms based on gender identity. >> parents were afraid to come here because of people like you. fear-mongering hate groups like you. >> you're from a statewide group that sponsors bigotry and hate. >> this exchange was part of a debate at a school district meeting in hillsdale, bergen county last night. the school board decided to pass the transgender policy for two high schools in the district. >> essentially warrants the rights that every other student has within our school district. >> my daughter is kind of upset. she doesn't want to have to think about having boys in her locker room. >> it should be the expectation, not the exception to the rule. >> the in you policy follows several other new jersey school districts that have passed similar measures. now your nbc 10 first alert
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weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> nine minutes before 7:00. the sun is up but we'll have to wait a little bit before we see sunshine. we'll see it later today. this morning it's rain that's moving into philadelphia. 61 degrees. it never got cold overnight. the rain showers will drop the temperatures a little bit. then with clearing skies this afternoon, we'll be back into the low 60s for çphiladelphia. 61 at the airport, 60 in northeast philadelphia. millville is 58. pottstown 57 in chester county. no sign of cold weather this morning. upper 50s to start with. normally we'd be in the low 40s at this hour this time of year. very mild morning. phoenixville, chester springs, tredyffrin township, all at 58 degrees right now. rain, though, moving in. you'll need your umbrella this morning, not this afternoon. we've been watching a line of moderate showers that's starting to fall apart. it's sweeping past allentown, heading toward milford.
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light rain in philadelphia. steady, light rain this morning but this afternoon, this will push offshore and we'll see drying conditions. we'll actually get sunshine, too. and as far as rainfall, just enough for your garden with be that will help out a little bit. a quarter inch in philadelphia, less north and west. it will sweep offshore. it looks like a quarter to a third inch even at the shore. that's 2:00 this afternoon. less rain drops that will be falling. the morning rain and afternoon sunshine and breezy, too, with temperatures staying steady all day long. upper 50s and low 60s with northwesterly winds later today. those will bring in the colder air tomorrow morning. you'll need to bundle up tomorrow. bright sunshine for wednesday afternoon. temperature near 60 degrees on wednesday, into the 60s on thursday and friday. 63 the high and then hold on to your thermometer. it keeps climbing this weekend, 66 with plenty of sunshine saturday. sunday into the 70s and near 80 degrees monday afternoon. time to make weekend plans.
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thanks, bill. >> got pep in his step he's walking around with that forecast, that seven day. >> ten minutes before 7:00. let's get you to work on this tuesday morning. >> let's check in with jessica. you're looking at 42, jessica. >> starting to see delays there, vai and tracy. this is around the deptford area. this pretty much jams up headed northbound. just a little bit south past this point. the northbound lanes are doing worse than headed southbound toward the jersey shore. we're seeing delays once you get into philadelphia. still watching the clearingç o this accident scene, earlier jackknifed tractor-trailer at carney's point township, exit 1 approaching the delaware memorial bridge. the right lane blocked all morning. not a huge deal there. 295 is your alternate. 295 looks great. here's 95 around cottman avenue. big delays here. rain falling in the area. it's starting to cover our camera lenses.
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southbound towards center city, that's where we're starting to see the delays. a 26-minute trip headed southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway with speeds dropping into the 30s. another update in the next five minutes on your morning drive. prince william and kate are making quite an impression during their royal tour. she had a little wardrobe malfunction. the winds blew her skirt around a little bit but apparently she never blinked, just carried on. happening today, a first of its kind event is happening today in philadelphia. we'll tell you who will be there and how nbc 10 had a hand in making it happen. plus, a man shot dead inside his car in west philadelphia. we'll tell you what police know, only three hours after he was discovered.
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four minutes before 7 clng. new this morning, a homicide investigation is under way. a 25-year-old man was found shot to death inside a car on redfield street around 2:00 a.m. right now, police are looking at surveillance video to get any clues. happening today, nbc 10 is expanding our exclusive investigation into a national look at the heroin epidemic. the nation's top drug official and those who are trying to enthe cycle of drug addiction will participate in the special forum at the national constitution center. you can watch the nbc 10 exclusive "combatting the heroin epidemic: a forum for change," streaming live at 2:00 this afternoon exclusively on nbc10.com and the nbc 10 app. the nation's top health officials say the zika virus is spreading much faster than first
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thought. new estimates suggest the mosquito that carried the virus is now in 30 states including pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. the national institutes of help and the cdc is urging congress to improve emergency funding to protect americans. now to decision 2016. one year ago today hillary clinton announce she was running for president. her supporters will man phone banks around pennsylvania today to mark the occasion and get clinton's campaign message out to the voters. new this morning, ford's 2016 f-150 super cab is the only large pickup truck to earn a top safety rating. in crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. the test replicates what happens when the front corner hits another vehicle or object. one last check on your morning drive right now. we're watching the schuylkill expressway around city avenue, of course. starting to see big delays here and this is headed westbound.
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we have a 27-minute drive time headed westbound from center city right around the vine street expressway to the blue route. average speeds down into the 20s. that was an average of 25 miles per hour there. another çaccident, not too far away in lower marion on montgomery avenue and north stone ridge lane. in coatesville, there's a road closure on south first avenue because of a downed pole. this is between modena road. no big delays yet for arriving or departing flights. check before you go just in case you're somebody that's affected by that. you don't want to be stuck in major delays that you're not aware of. carney's point township, watching that jackknifed tractor-trailer. traffic moving by the scene on the nng -- new jersey turnpike
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around exit 1, delaware memorial bridge. now nbc 10 first alert weather. >> most of the areas with just cloudy at 4:00 and there was no sunshine of rain at the shore. that is changing. a few light rain drops. that's the view from the marquis de lafayette. more rain in store for cape may and philadelphia, too. you can see the clouds over center city. the wind is stronger at the airport. it's at 13 miles an hour. look at the temperature, 61 degrees. unusually warm. the rain will drop the temperature a little bit. the steadiest rain is north and west. it's light rainfall for delaware and south jersey. so far, light rain in philadelphia. more moderate showers are sweeping through berks county, into the pottstown area, richland and upper bucks county and allentown is see something of the moderate showers. the wind is starting to pick up and it's going to shift during the day today. that's going to clear things out this afternoon. >> thank you, bill. be sure to download the nbc
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10 app for up to the minute breaking news, weather and traffic. thanks for watching. the "today" show is next. we'll see you for local updates in just minutes. have a great day. good morning. breaking overnight, a new round of destructive storms in the south, now sweeping east. hail, flooding rains and accidents piling up. team hillary? vice president joe biden raising eyebrows with this comment about the presidential race. >> i would like to see a woman elected. >> an aide quickly cutting him off. >> that's it. >> no, no, no. it's all right. >> biden clarifies he's not endorsing. while donald trump weighs in on the democratic front runner. >> her whole life has been a big, fat, beautiful lie. it's been a terrible, terrible lie. everything about her is a lie. >> this morning, the new poll showing both trump and clinton expanding their leads in new york. sounding the

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