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accused of drinking and driving, is offering a judge a new explanation of what happened when she was arrested. why she says her memory is hazy. but we begin with exclusive video. the police chief walks out of court where she faced accusations of stealing nearly $20,000 worth of electricity. good evening, everyone. >> police discover the electrical theft during a house fire. inside this house an alleged illegal hookup of appliances, a jacuzzi and tanning bed. the assistant's husband is also in trouble. investigators say he stole expensive batteries from a little league team. >> nbc 10's drew smith is covering all angles of this story from falls township. >> reporter: we took our questions about this arrest straight to falls police chief bill wilcox. he said he can't comment at all about his administrative assistant. he's recused himself and bucks county investigators are still
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making their case against her. nbc 10 was the only tv station there, as faith freedhover found herself on the other side of the law today. the assistant walking out of court with her husband, donald watson, both out on bail. at her new house, she said nothing. and at her old home we ran into another man. >> just trying to get your side of the story. >> reporter: he positioned his van around the front yard in front of our camera every time we moved. >> go [ bleep ] yourself. go [ bleep ] yourself. >> reporter: the home has boarded up windows and a tarp on the roof because it burned in december. that's where this investigation began. when the power company turned off electricity for firefighters, the lights stayed on. and the fire marshal said that can get dangerous. >> if you think something's secured, and unbeknownst to you,
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the power is still on, you could get somebody hurt. >> reporter: power line tampering, feeding high-energy appliances including a jacuzzi spa and tanning bed. investigators say the athletic association was also victimized. they say the man in these surveillance pictures is watson, freedhofer's husband, accused of ripping out six golf cart batteries. the damage could cost as much as $6,000. >> you're stealing from my kids and the kids from this community if you're coming to a little league scavenging and stealing. >> reporter: he wouldn't answer my questions today. drew smith, nbc 10 news. breaking news in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood, where police are on the scene of a deadly hit-and-run crash. in the past hour a car slammed into the motorcycle dragging it
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100 feet before driving off. the paramedics rushed the motorcyclist to the hospital where he died. the driver also hit a car before speeding away in a gray pontiac aztec. new information tonight in the case of a south jersey nun accused of drunk driving in gloster county. a ruling is expected next wednesday for sister kimberly miller. she told the judge she can't remember anything about her arrest last november which was captured on dash cam. officers testified they saw her driving erratically and that she smelled of alcohol. sister miller says after an event at a bookstore, she went back to her north philadelphia convent, had a glass of wine, then took an ambien to help her sleep. the next thing she remembers is being at the police station in new jersey. >> she clearly took the ambien for medical reasons. she clearly didn't know about the warnings. >> sister miller says she has a
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history of sleep walking. and takes medicine for an arthritic condition. new information tonight about the death of a baby at a lehigh county day care center earlier this month. tonight we learned that day care center has been shut down. 3-month-old makenna rose was found unresponsive back on april 1st. she died at a hospital. investigators say a staffer put the baby down for a nap and left her unsupervised for 25 minutes. police say the death does not appear suspicious. but they are waiting toxicology results. tonight a bill to legalized medical marijuana in pennsylvania is heading to the governor's desk. >> 149, nays are 46. >> this house vote on the issue today set off cheers from parents and lobbyists who have been fighting for the last year and a half to get the measure
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approved. nbc 10's denise nakano with reaction from those who stand to benefit. the governor plans to sign this measure. >> that's right, he plans to sign the bill into law this sunday. cheering what they call safe and effective way to treat pain. >> congratulations, everyone. >> a toast among advocates for a bill that legalized medical marijuana in pennsylvania. it just passed in the house. >> i'm so elated. i want to cry because i'm so happy. >> theresa got into an accident 8 years ago, and uses marijuana to control her chronic pain. she says she'll no longer have to live as a criminal in pennsylvania. >> it's going to change my life. give me access to medicine. i'll be out of pain and not get addicted to stuff. >> the law will allow people suffering from 17 diagnosed conditions to have access to medical marijuana in oil or ointment form. senator leach has been working
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for it since 2010. >> so many people, whether it's children with epilepsy, whether it's cancer patients. >> the bill got a 149-46 vote. >> this is about making pennsylvania families, giving them some relief from pain and anguish they've had needlessly for so many years. >> representative chris dush opposed the bill. >> i want it to be done, and i want it to be done quickly. but i want it to be done right. >> it will take two years for statewide dispensaries to be up and running. but there is a safe harbor provision in the bill that allows parents to avoid the wait by buying marijuana from another state for their children. pennsylvania would become the 24th state to legalized medical marijuana. denise nakano, nbc 10 news. decision 2016, the top two republican candidates for president are making their push for pennsylvania. donald trump was in pittsburgh today. texas senator ted cruz was further north in erie.
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things got a little heated outside trump's rally in downtown pittsburgh. protesters exchanged words with supporters. riot police dispersed the crowd. meanwhile, trump addressed the crowd inside. at one point even mentioning the late penn state football coach joe paterno. >> i know a lot about pennsylvania, and it's great. how's joe paterno? are we going to bring that back? right? how about that whole p deal. >> no charges for trump's campaign manager, according to politico. they will not prosecute corey lewandowski for battery. reporter michelle fields accused him of pulling her away from trump in a rally in march. fields may still pursue a defamation lawsuit. on the democratic side, both
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hillary clinton and bernie sanders focused their efforts today in new york. >> the next president of the united states, hillary clinton! >> clinton held a rally at a community center in the bronx. she holds a double-digit lead over bernie sanders in new york. but instead of taking on her democratic rival, clinton focused instead on republican rival donald trump and ted cruz. sanders did not return the favor in front of 27,000 supporters in manhattan's washington square park. the vermont senator attacked clinton's use of super pacs and support of the iraq war. earlier in the day, sanders picked up the endorsement of a union representing 42,000 transit workers in the new york region. happening now, the masses turned out tonight to see the end of the kobe bryant era in los angeles. this was the scene outside the staples center just a few hours ago. >> please put your hands together for kobe bryant!
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>> lakers facing the jazz tonight. the lower marion high school grad is retiring after 20 seasons in the nba. bryant walks away the owner of five nba championships, two olympic gold medals, 18 all-star selections and one nba mvp. he retires as third highest scorer in history. research shows philadelphia international airport is one of the worst offenders when it comes to passengers missing flights because of security delays. during spring break last month, nearly 6,800 passengers missed flights nationwide because of tsa checkpoint delays. philly joins seattle, los angeles in passenger volume. to speed things up, the tsa says it's hiring as many as 200 new officers every week. railroad union leaders blame
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a perfect storm of corporate changes that killed two workers this month. in a letter to amtrak, union officials say workers are not being trained properly. and they called for changes in the way incidents are reported. amtrak says it's improving its safety culture. on april 2nd, a train hit a backhoe killing the equipment operator and a supervisor. the ntsb is still investigating. temperatures down around freezing again tonight. nbc 10 in university city this evening. there is a frost advisory out for pennsylvania and south jersey suburbs. let's get the latest on what you'll wake up to from sheena parveen. >> a cold morning, right? >> around freezing for parts of the area early tomorrow morning. not yet, though. temperatures are still in the 40s for much of the area where we do expect them to get at or below freezing. some of our new jersey suburbs now in the mid-30s, like
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millville, wildwood 47 degrees. but the frost and freeze is through a big part of the area. the purple showing us the freeze warning, the blue showing us the frost advisory. so either way, our new jersey suburbs until 8:00 in the morning, 32 degrees or colder, even patchy frost there. same north and west of philadelphia until 8:00 a.m., 32 degrees or colder. with that patchy frost developing. so if you have the sensitive plants, they could be getting damaged from some of this. overnight low temperatures, by the time you wake up tomorrow morning, around freezing through the lehigh valley from areas around 30 degrees. there are some suburbs in new jersey like millville that could get to 29 degrees. we'll take a look at your morning forecast and also a nice warm-up in time for the weekend, that's straight ahead. history tonight in delaware county. meet the police chief who's breaking the glass ceiling, and making another first in our region. plus, a pair of burglars scared straight in south jersey. how the homeowner talked to them and warned them to get away,
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even though she was not home.
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you've goot got to see this surveillance video. a pair of burglars. see the two dogs? they didn't end up scaring them away, the homeowner did. she used the her cell phone to talk to the burglars through her surveillance camera. they made off with a lockbox of jewel jewelry. history made in delaware county tonight. re jeana price was sworn in as police chief in darby township. the first african-american woman to take that role in pennsylvania. the second to run a police department statewide. keith jones takes us inside the swearing-in ceremony. that she's having trouble believing is real. >> reporter: on an historic
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night -- >> place one hand on the bible and raise the other hand. >> thank you so much. here's your badge of honor. >> reporter: one glass ceiling shattered. >> i'm still a little overwhelmed by the whole thing. it's still a little surreal. >> reporter: regina price, the first african-american woman in delaware county, not to mention the first in our area and one of the first in pennsylvania to assume the position of chief. >> i'm more concerned that they look at my experience, my training, what i'm bringing to the table. that way i can share it with the darby township and take a police department from where it is now to a much greater police department. >> i want her to know we love her so much. >> reporter: her friends trfld from florida where chief price has 30 years of experience. >> darby is gaining a very knowledgeable, friendly, committed, dedicated police chief. >> reporter: a night to remember for one local boy scout troop who came tonight to experience
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history. >> it's the wait the world should be going. >> reporter: keith jones, nbc 10 news. high honors from more than two dozen veterans tonight. nbc 10 at the school in sul county. leaders awarded various medals to 25 veterans, five of them posthumously. they served in world war ii, korea, vietnam, iraq and afghanistan. nbc's "the voice" whittling down the field of singers tonight. ♪ unfortunately butler did mind. he didn't make the cut. butler was hoping to capitalize on his second chance after he was rescued by coach adam levine. but it wasn't meant to be. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist
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sheena parveen. >> well, temperatures are going to drop down again tonight. so we have more frost advisories, more freeze warnings, much of the area will be right around freezing by early tomorrow morning, so you may wake up to patchy frost around. otherwoods sunny and dry throughout the afternoon. fairly light winds overnight and dry stretch all the way into the weekend, which will eventually be warming up into the 70s by sunday. right now, though, we're still in the 40s north and west of philadelphia. these temperatures are going to keep on dropping, though. 47 degrees in the philadelphia area. but some spots like millville already at 36 degrees. atlantic city 39. so yes, we do expect those freezing temperatures to come into play. so our suburbs expected to be frosty tonight. temperatures by around sunrise will be the coldest, mostly mid to low 30s through much areas, many areas north and west of philadelphia. here, also south jersey. this shows us where we expect the frost and freeds. the purple, freeze warning.
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blue frost advisory either way we expect temperatures to be around 32 degrees or colder in these areas. so by 8:00 a.m., we'll be seeing cold temperatures to at least to support some patchy frost. reaching around 60 as we go through the afternoon. nice sunshine as we go through the next several days, because of this big area of high pressure. we have no rain moving in anytime soon. and in fact, it looks really good all the way into the weekend. one indication of that, the pollen is going to stay high. it was high today at 10.6 on a scale from 0 to 12. so this really does show you how high it's going to be. even into friday, still above a 10 through your weekend, 10.9 by sunday. so we expect nice weather. if any rain were to come, you would see the pollen levels dropping and we don't see them dropping anytime soon. if you compare this past weekend to what we expect this week, huge difference. last weekend we had rain and snow on saturday. high of only 43. by sunday, only 50.
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this weekend, big difference, sunshine for your saturday. mid-60s. by sunday, low 70s. by monday, we could be near 80 degrees, believe it or not. it's going to be a nice setup for us as we go through your weekend. tonight, though, clear and cold patchy frost around 40 for the low in philadelphia. 30 degrees north and west. tomorrow, sunny and cool through the afternoon. but really nice day right around 60 degrees. very similar to today. so the phillies are going to have a very nice weather as we go through the next seven days. friday, low 60s. saturday, mid-60 ps. and we really jump up for sunday, 72 degrees. there's the big warm-up monday near 80 degrees in the afternoon. the normal high 63. we do cool down as we go into next wednesday. one week from today. we'll be right back where we are today. john? those temperatures, i'm john clark. the flyers getting ready for the stanley cup play-offs tomorrow night. paying tribute to the late ed snider tonight.
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i'm john clark from comcast sports net. flyers fan, honors ed snider who passed away on monday. there will be a public memorial next thursday here at the wells fargo center. here are the details. it will be at 1:00, doors open at 11:30. it is free and open to the public. you can be sure all the flyers legends and former players will be there. the nhl play-offs started tonight. teams had a moment of silence for ed snider. in pittsburgh, the biggest rival, a few fans showed disrespect, yelled out something
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anti-flyers. there was just one where a few fans. but that is wrong. and disrespectful. here is the flyers' last practice. before they start the play-offs tomorrow night in washington. the capitals seem to be a different team now. the flyers were hot over the last six weeks of the season. only the penguins were hotter to end the season. >> big statement. it's a new season. everyone's got the same record now. what you did coming up to here is all in the past. it's one thing to make it and do some damage. >> it's the best part of the year. that's the reason you play hockey is to be in the play-offs and have that rush. it's going to be a pretty good series. >> one of the caps' best players took a puck to the body at practice today. he was down on the ice but he apparently is okay. the sixers finished their season with a record of 10-72.
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the second worst 82-game record in nba history. of course, the sixers hold the worst at 9-73. sixers led this game in chicago by 24 points. end of the first half, mcconnell gets the ball stolen by holliday. bulls go on a 29-1 run. sixers lose 115-105. they now own the two worst records in nba history. the phillies, get this, they've won four of five. how about their starting pitching. let's go to the yard tonight. first inning against the padres. golfs one way out to left. second homer of the season. phillies up 1-0. didn't need much more of that. because jared eikoff. 2-1 over the padres. phillies looking pretty good. pitching and the bull pen, good to see. for years, i was a laboratory chemist,
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got to get through a cold morning. a lot of sun out there tomorrow, right? >> freeze warning for parts of the area. also a frost advisory. it will be chilly for some parts of the area. but a nice dry day. plenty of sunshine through the afternoon. highs around 60. look at the forecast, it looks fantastic. we'll be around the low 70s by sunday. nice and dry. the phillies game, they all look great. chilly mornings, but afternoons really mild out. especially by monday. that is the warm day, near 80 degrees. we are going to go back down a little bit, but not drat particularly. around where we were today. yes, if you liked today, you're really going to like this forecast. >> the phillies game should be terrific with that weather. sunny, pretty mild. >> nice and dry. no rain in the seven-day forecast. it all looks fantastic. i'll take it. >> yeah.
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