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it doesn't appear that the crash is slowing her down at all. she's scheduled to perform tonight in providence, rhode island. we have breaking news now. an 83-year-old philadelphia woman has been found shot dead in her home. the discovery made just hours ago inside this home in the germantown section. nbc 10 is live at the scene. what can you share with us, andrea? >> reporter: take a look, crime scene investigators came here and police are not giving us a lot of information but they have told us at least for now this incident has been labeled suspicious. just before 1:00, police responded to the 400 block of east cosgrove street where they found a woman with two gunshot wounds to the chest. she was taken to the hospital where she was found dead.
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police confirmed that her husband was home at the time. now, we've seen emotional family members outside of the house. they have also spoken to officers. officers are still inside of the house right now. again, gathering more information. they have told us, though, that they are not looking for a suspect. reporting live? germantown, nbc 5 news. >> andrea, thank you. now to justice for the family of a mother and her three young children that were killed two summers ago. >> it was emotional. but i'm just glad everything is over. we got justice. >> today, the man who pled guilty to his role in the 2014 carjacking and crash learned his punishment. >> the judge sentenced jonathan rosa up to 90 years in prison. today is his 21st birthday. monique braxton is live in
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allegheny. i know you spoke with the suspect's family and the victims' relatives about this outcome. >> reporter: it is nothing but tragedy and in a moment we'll tell you what the judge had to say. this is where the children and their mother were killed almost two years ago this july. now, jonathan rosa apologized in court and then cried when the judge delivered the sentence. amanda rosa cries in her hands, shielding her face from the camera after her son learns his fate. his defense attorney christopher warren read a letter she wrote. >> i can't apologize to the heart take that you all have have experienced but i'm truly sorry. i pray about the victims and their families every day. >> reporter: it's been almost two years since rosa and cornelius crawford killed three siblings and their mother, keisha williams, died a few
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weeks later. they were selling fruit on a hot summer day when the out of control suv careened into them. the men admitted taking turns sexually assaulting a realtor and joy riding after they carjacked her not far away. >> you agreed to a plea agreement? >> yes. >> why? >> for lots of reasons. this case was negotiated. the main reason was not to put the family of the descedents through a trial as well as the woman who was carjacked and brutally assaulted. >> reporter: the williams family, who share their loss in court, say they want their closure. >> i forgive them. >> how do you find that in your heart to forgive? >> it was hard. i prayed. >> now you're looking at a sign posted at the place where the family passed away. of course, the mother died a few weeks later but both had
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life-threatening injuries. the judge called this case more than a tragedy. she says it's catastrophic. now, cornelius crawford, the co-defendant, was sentenced 50 to 100 years in march. live for now in north philadelphia, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. take a look at this. protesters are rallying for an increase to the minimum wage. this is at broad and jerard in north philadelphia where randy gyllenhall has more. >> this is where we're expecting the protesters to start marching and you can see flashing lights in the distance. you can see a loud crowd of protesters right now and they are supposed to be heading our
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way towards city hall. this is a number of different groups protesting across center city. a group of temple protesting plans for a stadium as well as a $15 an hour wage. and subsequent protesting in baltimore and what we are expecting is a large protest crowd and it's set to converge right at 5:00 right at rush hour. for now, randy gyllenhall, nbc 10 news. >> protesters outside the state capitol building there calling for new jersey to follow new york and california's lead and phase in a $15 an hour minimum wage. new jersey's house speaker and senate president have both agreed to send a minimum wage increase to the governor's desk. sky force 10 is over another protest this afternoon.
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students and faculty walked out of class today joining a group called stadium stompers protesting the university's football stadium on campus. they will end up at a protest that will begin in an hour. to breaking news now, police have a man in custody in connection with a deadly hit-and-run. drew smith is live. what can you tell us? >> reporter: jim, right now we continue to see police search through a home here at the corner of madison and cedar streets connected to the investigation into the death of 36-year-old thomas dunbar. around 3:30 police took a man out of the home in handcuffs in connection with the accident investigation division and put him in the back of the police car. he had a lawyer here most of the afternoon. the attorney told the police that his client would make no statement and says he's innocent. this investigation began last
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night around 9:30 at lehigh avenue. witnesses say dunbar was riding on a motorized scooter when a car hit him and he was dragged for more than 200 feet. the car did not stop, according to witnesses. just before midnight, police said they found the striking car at the home where they are now searching. listen to what the man's attorney told us just now. >> he did nothing wrong. he does not understand why the police would detain him in his house for -- i would say it's been since about 7:30 this morning without a search warrant or arrest warrant until now. he has nothing to say. >> reporter: we are continuing to work this story. i've called the accident investigation division. we're trying to figure out the man's name and what charges he could face in this case. port richmond, nbc 10, i'm drew smith. a perfect day to play
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outside. too bad we didn't hit the swings, jim, and go down the slide. remember those days? >> uh-huh. >> the kids enjoying the sunshine here in hainesport, burlington county. take a look at the philadelphia museum of arts atop the melon building. really pretty. our chief meteorologist is here with our new neighborhood weather. >> yeah. it's a really detailed forecast you won't get anywhere else because it's focused on where you live. right, glenn? >> that's right. the next hour we will get into what neighborhood you live in and we'll start off on the wider side. we have sunshine everywhere. 62 in philadelphia. the cool spot is south jersey but it's cooler at the shore. down to 52 degrees there because of the east wind. now, the east wind is going to prevent the temperature from
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dropping too much at the beaches but we have another frost advisory overnight tonight for all of the counties north and west of philadelphia and also the counties to the north and west. just about all of south jersey except for the beaches. now, let's break it down forecastwise. hour by hour as we go through the night, in philadelphia, we're not going to get that cold. the urban heat island keeps it warmer. but big contrast. let's go to the pennsylvania suburbs. by 6:00 a.m., down to 32 degrees. you can see it dropping faster to lehigh valley. down to 30 degrees as well. south jersey, 32. jersey shore, 38. we'll get into more details coming up. medical marijuana is just days from becoming law in pennsylvania so what is the next step for patients?
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rosemary connors has the next step that patients need to know. rosemary? >> reporter: it won't take effect until 30 days after being signed into law and patients will have to wait longer than that to access medical marijuana in pennsylvania. here's the timeline in all of this. over the next six months, the department of health will come up with temporary regulations and set up a process for patients to apply for i.d. cards for doctors to register and discpensary licenses. the regulations will become permanent two years after the law takes effect and the dispensaries have to be up and running for patients to get their medical marijuana prescriptions filled and that will most likely happen one to two years from now. one year being pretty ambitious. most likely, a year to two years. nonetheless, patients in pennsylvania on the front line of this movement are grateful
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it's finally here. >> i am so happy. so many people are going to get help. >> reporter: currently under the law, medical marijuana will only be available in pills, oil and top cal gels. patients who are terminally ill, have cancer, ptsd, multiple sclerosis and other debilitating diseases are eligible. back to you, jim. now to decision 2016. >> the two democratic presidential candidates will face off in the last debate before the new york primary. both former secretary of state hillary clinton and bernie sanders have strong ties to new york. clinton represented the state in the u.s. senate and sanders was born and raised in new york city. earlier today, senator sanders addressed al sharpton action network and told the members of the civil rights organization that republican governors are
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trying to depress democratic turnout. mrs. clinton spoke to the same group yesterday. prosecutors will not move forward with the criminal case against donald trump's campaign manager. they say there was not enough evidence to accuse corey lewandowski and he was charged with simple battery after grabbing kim fields' arm after she tried to ask trump a question. a new poll shows donald trump ahead in pennsylvania. 44% of republican primary voters in p.a. support trump compared to 28% for ted cruz and 23% who intend to vote for john kasich who was actually born in pennsylvania. the poll has a margin of error of 5.6%. pennsylvania and delaware hold their primary elections on april 26th. new jersey voters go to the polls on june 7th. for complete decision 2016 coverage, including the latest
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delegate counts and upcoming primaries and caucuses, access the nbc app. a woman was convicted of torching the home of a township officer and she will be eligible for parole after ten years. she was the officer's neighbor. she was angry with the police after her son was arrested. no one was hurt in that fire. defense attorneys in the jersey jam case called the government's case a fantasy. prosecutors are being accused of improperly using statements used under immunity and say kelly can't be charged with violating people's civil rights. there's no constitutional right to be free from a manufactured traffic jam. baroni was a court-appointed official. he was refusing to endorse
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christie for re-election. christie was not charged and denies any knowledge of the plan. president obama will deliver the commencement speech at rutgers university. rutgers' 250th commencement will draw more than 50,000 people. the philadelphia police communications bureau honored some of its dispatchers today. three dispatchers won dispatcher of the year honors. the department says they demonstrated exceptional service over the past year. commissioner richard ross and the dispatcher's families were also on hand for the event. to the nation's capital for the first round of the playoffs, john clark is here to tell us how the flyers are getting ready for game one and their special tribute to ed schneider.
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john? >> this is the first playoffs for the flyers without their founder. they have dedicated this post-season run to him and here's how they will honor him. here's the patch they will wear on their jerseys. the flyers finished the last six weeks of the season of the second hottest team in hockey. the players say they were playing for ed while he was battling cancer in california. they have been inspired by him. >> last night i'm watching tampa bay against the red wings and to have a tribute of mr. schneider on the board before the game, just shows how much respect he has. >> we don't want to make that a rallying cry. i don't think that's respectful to mr. schneider or to his family but certainly, you know, he's -- we carry him with us, you know, every step of the way here. >> ed is on their minds and in their hearts and the capitals are the best team in hockey and they are facing a lot of pressure in washington to make a
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deep playoff round. we'll go live to washington with john borque. >> that doesn't mean people aren't going to be celebrating in south philly. they are hosting an official watch party. you can watch the action on a 32-foot hd screen and pick up official playoff gear at the flyers mobile store. let's check back in with the first alert neighborhood weather. >> it's a forecast you won't get anywhere else. the focus now is on where you live and what you need to know. glenn? >> yeah. we're going to have a lot of flexibility depending on what the weather is like is where we concentrate and how much we concentrate. right now, you see temperatures fairly uniform from philly north and west. cooler at the shore. let's go in to delaware, for example, and get into more detail. look at this detail that we can show you. every little town from kenton to
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harrington to lincoln, oh, yeah, we can go down toward rehoboth beach. this is courtesy of one of the most reliable weather sites on the internet since the internet was invented. we have another frosty night out there right now, as you can see. temperatures drop as we go through 8:00. it's not just one temperature. we're showing -- pick your spot. pick where you live. also, that's the seven-day forecast for every part of our area. take a look at whatever you'd like. as we go into tomorrow afternoon, temperatures are near 60. lots of sunshine. we also have a big weekend warmup. high pressure building up over
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the east. the jet stream pushed way up into canada and there's no way for any rain to get in here. so we have dry weather and we have warming weather. the neighborhoods tomorrow, as you can see, mostly getting into the 60s. and farther to the south, toward the shore, look at the temperatures in the 50s. there's avalon at only 56 degrees. and over the next five days, there's going to be a big difference between philadelphia and the shore. for example, look at monday. we're up to 80. the shore only gets to 70. so if you're headed to the shore, don't assume it's going to get to 80 like it will in philadelphia. but tuesday, the temperatures are fairly similar. now, on sunday, look at those temperatures. we jump out somewhat on friday and even more on sunday. and look at the difference between last weekend, 43 and
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snowing. 64 this saturday. 72 degrees on sunday. at the shore, pretty chilly last weekend and a big difference as we go through the end of the week. this is the kind of detail that we're going to get. that's one of the great things about this neighborhood weather system that we're getting into. and we're showing you more and more detail in central and southern delaware, for example. we have that kind of detail over every county in the entire area. so that's what is happening now. and the forecasts are not just coming out of a computer. it's a combination, computer and our forecast that we've been working on for hours. zoom by zoom by zoom. >> and really zeroing in on
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communities. >> even on a sunny day with little wind, you can see the differences. imagine if we get a hurricane or flood or snow how much of a difference you can see. >> you can really drill down. >> absolutely important. >> thank you. south jersey police surprise a special 7-year-old boy. take a look. the special honor f little boy after undergoing a life-saving surgery. plus, drivers from across the country speaking out about a reported problem the nbc 10 investigators first exposed in philadelphia. why they say the government needs to step in before someone is killed. 40 seconds was all it took to steal thousands of dollars of clothes at a boutique. look at them move. how the suspects used technology to target those valuable items.
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here's a look at the closing bell on wall street. a mixed day. the dow was up but nasdaq down slightly and s&p almost unchanged. and we brought it to you live, here we go again. protesters are rallying for an increase to the minimum wage. this is at spring garden and broad. we'll monitor the situation and its impact on traffic.
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facetime helps the thieves save time during a robbery surveillance video right here shows the manager using the video calling app to ask others which items he should target. police tell us the team made off with more than $100,000 in
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clothing and they are moving all in about 40 seconds. >> wow, they were fast. >> some local police officers are gearing up for a big ride to help honor fallen comrades. >> the police will have six motorcycles riding as part of the 80 miles a day pedalling and dedicated to those who lost their lives in the line of duty. >> it's a pretty emotional experience. and it's very physically demanding. >> money raised will help the families of the fallen officers. it's a cause to many of the officers in plymouth since officer brad fox was killed back in 2012. coming up, an exclusive nbc 10 investigation. some are calling it a life and death issue that the federal government is ignoring. the investigators are looking into a reported problem with certain car trunks that has drivers from across the country speaking out. are you looking to plan a
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filling the streets so their voices are heard. protesters are rallying here for an increase to the minimum wage. sky force 10 above that scene
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right now. the group is on the move. they are moving south and they are headed towards city hall. as for their location right now, they are approaching the vine street expressway. we'll keep you updated. the nbc 10 investigators first exposed a problem in philadelphia last year. >> mitch blocker has repeatedly reached out to regulators to look at this issue. drivers say the government needs to step in before someone is killed. >> reporter: drivers from all over the country are telling the nbc 10 investigators about a similar problem. >> the light started flashing and warning signals stopped working. >> reporter: he was driving his bmw 5 series when he says it started to fill with smoke. >> i really couldn't see pulling over. >> reporter: there was that much smoke? >> yes. it was filled. >> reporter: our initial investigation revealed that
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flames can get into the cars sold between 1999 and 2010 and cause problems. >> it's about this deep. >> reporter: mechanics confirm that such water intrusion can short out the electronics which are under the spare tire. there are complaints on bmw forums and government regulators from people across the country. >> there was quite a bit of water. >> reporter: from oakland, this is how the dealership fixed his wagon. >> they moved all of the computers up to the side. >> reporter: he's one of 57 people in 17 states now part of a punitive class-action lawsuit. they are in tennessee. >> smoke is billowing out from underneath where the spare tire is supposed to go. >> reporter: wisconsin. >> when they opened up my car, there was eight inches of standing wart and computer modules were submerged. >> this so far hasn't killed
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anybody but it probably could and probably will sometime down the road. >> reporter: bmw has issued a service alert to its dealers and the spokesman told the investigators we cannot comment on active litigation. in court, the automaker has disputed claims that some of the vehicles in question have the parts at issue or the alleged defect. the bmw lawyers have tried to get the case dismissed saying there is no evidence that they knew about the problem and the drivers want regulators step in. >> this is ridiculous. >> no one from the national highway safety transportation spoke with us. so far, the government has not issued a recall. >> we have seen tire recalls and
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airbag recalls. why is this any different? >> that is a question we have been asking and continue to ask. the regulators say that they are aware of the issue but have yet to act on it. we took this further up the food chain to the congressional oversight for the regulators, and they say they are also unaware of it and plan to ask some questions in an upcoming hearing in washington. >> so we know you'll stay on top of that, too. >> absolutely. >> mitch blocker, thank you. if you have a tip for the nbc 10 investigators, call their hotline, 610-949-7473. all right. here's some of the stories making headlines on nbc 10 news at 4:00. music legend diana ross was involved in a car accident in our area, in bethlehem, when an suv slammed into it. she did complain of head and neck injuries but later performed at the sands event center in bethlehem. and in the past half hour, i should say, ross tweeted to her
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fans, "i was involved in a car accident yesterday but i'm fine. i ask you not to worry. i will see you tonight at the show in providence." a judge sentenced a man to decades behind bars for killing a mother and her three children during a carjacking in north philadelphia two years ago. jonathan rosa will spend up to 90 years in prison. that sentence handed down today on rosa's 21st birthday. police took a man into custody in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in philadelphia's port richmond section. the victim was riding a scooter last night. there it is right there when a car hit him and dragged him for more than 200 feet. he later died. today, frontier airlines began adding flights to several new cities. maybe your destination is in the future. they started flying to new orleans, indianapolis and raleigh, durham. these are just three of the new batch of cities frontier is adding this spring. tomorrow, frontier will begin
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flying to nashville, cleveland and st. augustine. some of philadelphia's best food trucks in center city that set up shop on locust and broad streets. they got delicious food and donated 33% of their sales to fund education prevention and support services to people living with hiv and aids throughout the region. >> and a great day for that, didn't they? >> really beautiful out there. today is wawa day. >> did you get free coffee? there is a second center store opening. ♪ the company hopes to open a new store at 19th and market by the end of the year. it will be the largest in the chain and feature extra bar seating. it is the 52nd anniversary and
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they are celebrating by giving away free coffee, as we said, to all customers at every single location. so get some. a philadelphia playground is about to get a million dollar makeover. the project will transform a playground in schuyhill. the funding will include a rain garden and storm water management figure, landscaping and trees and improved site lighting. less than two weeks after winning a national championship, the villanova wildcats will be taking another national stage. >> the honor for the champions in new york city tomorrow morning and here's a tip for you, it comes with a big bell. hmm. plus, why one major movie theater chain may allow you to use your cell phone during show time. plus, protecting the community, a gang has terrorized
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neighborhoods in north philadelphia but tonight they are off the streets. how police took down the tnt gang. that's new at 5:00. narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden
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once again, we're keeping an eye on protesters on the move. there's randy gyllenhaal taking an eye on the protesters in center city. you're in the thick of it there? >> reporter: yes. they just arrived here at city ha hall. most of these people met at the mcdonald's which is just across the street to protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage. a lot of these people will protest against temple stadium and they came from temple down to broad street. ma'am, may i ask why you're protesting today? >> we need higher wages. stop the poverty wages.
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>> reporter: would you ask mcdonald's to raise wages to $15 an hour? >> yes. >> reporter: there's a huge crowd of them out here. they are headed towards city hall where they are supposed to meet with another group of protesters. there are a lot of issues they are protesting including police brutality and it's also close to the death of freddie gray. for now, randy gyllenhaal, nbc 10 news. >> we'll keep you updated, of course. thank you, randy. well, if you liked today's weather, you'll probably like tomorrow's, too. but the weekend, well, that's even better for some of you. i'm tracking temperatures. that's ahead in my nbc 10 first alert forecast.
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kobe bryant playing his last game in the nba and the retiring star didn't exactly ride off into the sunset, did he? >> no. kobe put on quite a show. >> bryant for the lead! yes! kobe bryant! >> on hollywood's biggest days, kobe bryant put on quite a show. it was vintage kobe bryant scoring 60 points in a comeback win over the utah jazz. that is a season high for any player this year. look at jack. higher than even steph curry. villanova's championship team keeps on rolling. next stop, new york city. the seniors will ring the
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opening bell at the new york stock exchange tomorrow morning. what a ride for these champs in the past week and a half. they have thrown out the first pitch at the phillies game and have led this championship parade right through center city. looking to be more appealing to millennials, actually considering -- allowing moviegoers to text in it is theaters. the company's ceo said he's open to making some theaters mobile device friendly. a certain section that would be allowed is one possibility but what may be more likely is having specific auditoriums to be set up to be more text friendly. >> i don't know about that. >> if you have to text in a movie theater, unless it's an emergency, it seems like you'd be engrossed in the film. >> right. and the bright screen in somebody's eyes, no likey. check out our first alert neighborhood weather. >> we do like this. it's a forecast you won't get
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anywhere else. a close-up look in an area that matters most to you, your neighborhood. glenn? >> absolutely. not only are we going to be able to do that with the current weather in your neighborhood versus somebody elses but for the forecast as well. and your seven-day forecast constantly streaming on the bottom of the screen. not just philadelphia's forecast. different areas. right now the temperature is 62 in philadelphia. about the same across pennsylvania but it's cooler at the shore and then when you get right at the beaches, 49 degrees in atlantic city versus 58 degrees inland in mays landing. 57 in wood vine. we can give you detail for every county in the area now. another frosty night out there. no doubt about it. the low temperatures that i'm predicting, 41 in philadelphia,
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32 in coatesville. 30 in allentown and millville, probably down to 30 or 29. as we go into the weekend, the temperatures are going to continue to rise. about the same tomorrow and maybe a degree higher. saturday, 65, sunday, 78 degrees. and the one problem that we have without the rain is the pollen building up. and the worst of it is the oak. the mold is fairly high, too. it's not going to get any better. forecasts all the way through the weekend and into monday, we still have issues with the pollen. it's still going to be extremely high over the next several days until we get some rain. well, we have the weekend warming not just in
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philadelphia. 65 to 72 to 80. elsewhere, the jersey shore, if you're headed to the shore, it's not going to be anywhere near as warm as the inland areas. especially tomorrow and saturday with the wind coming in off of the ocean. so we can get down right to the neighborhoods with the forecast. we can also go out. we're going out in time. ten days out. we were the first station to bring you the seven-day forecast when the science allowed it. now the science allows us to go to ten days with some skill and let me show you what happens after that. 08 degrees on monday. we drop a little on tuesday but we're still in the 70s, all of next week. with the first chance of showers not until next friday. if you need to wash the car, you have plenty of time for that.
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if you've got allergy problems, you've got problems. >> yeah. i love the technology. >> yeah. >> the car wash lines are going to be crazy this weekend. >> yeah. maybe i'll go with 6:00 a.m. or something. >> and now i have to know what i want to do ten days from now. i've got to step up my planning. >> we'll figure it out for you. >> okay. a south jersey 7-year-old boy has the bravery of superman after battling a life-threatening illness. >> but today police made his superhero status official. >> how this brave little boy earned his badge today. we'll tell you his story, next. are you sick of harrisburg politicians
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this couldn't come at a better time after this little boy is recovering from two life-saving surgeries. keith jones has this young man's story. keith? >> a lot of young kids worship superheroes but one local boy has displayed more courage than most comic book crusaders. multiple brain surgeries, limited mobility and then legally blind. and to think the boy is as positive as ever. >> i've been through a lot. i beat a brain tumor. it takes guts. >> reporter: that's what makes this little 7-year-old -- >> one, two, three! >> reporter: -- a local superhero, thanks to the police department, complete with a cake -- >> super damien. >> reporter: and a great attitude. >> are you bored yet standing here like this? >> kind of. >> me, too. you know that? i've got to hold this heavy plaque. >> reporter: he received a certificate and how could he forget, a badge.
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>> do you swear to do good in school? >> yeah. >> do you swear to continue all of your good work here in mt. holly? you're official leanly an honor police officer here in holly township. >> reporter: making personalized key chains for every officer. >> i make key chains and the colors of the cop cars. they keep mt. holly safe. >> he's showed a lot of fortitude. >> you can say that again. he now sells the key chains on facebook. the money goes to charities that help support him. now to nbc 10 news at 5:00, here's rosemary connors. parents are terrorized to let their kids play in the streets. that was the reality because of
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a gang known as tnt. how law enforcement worked together to get rid of the gang. another frost advisory tonight but a nice warmup going into the weekend. details are next. and we continue to follow several protests that are disrupting traffic in the city of philadelphia. tonight, we'll keep you posted on where these marchers are headed and the issue they want heard, next on nbc 10 news at 5:00.
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right now at 5:00, protests continue to disrupt center city. sky force 10 is live over city hall where protesters are marching as you can see right now. >> nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal is live with an update. fill us in. >> reporter: so they've got the streets all around city hall shut down. this is causing a traffic nightmare but these protesters are very vocal for a $15 an hour minimum wage. i'm joined by -- what's your name again, ma'am? >> gerry arnold. i'm fighting for minimum wage to be increased to $15 an hour at least. people are not able to pay their bills and feed their children but they can find 400 million for jail but you can't find money to educate to keep our schools open. >> reporter: a lot of these
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protesters gathered at the mcdonald's across from city hall which sparked this protest. this is one of a few happening in center city today, including another against the temple proposed stadium. also, a group protesting the anniversary of the freddie gray killing in baltimore. we'll keep following this as it develops but a large protest ending here at city hall. for now, randy gyllenhaal, nbc 10 news. making the streets safe for families. >> neighbors in north philadelphia were stuck in the middle of a gang turf war but now the gang members are off the streets and behind bars. >> police say the so-called tnt gang was responsible for a spree of violence in the northern part of the city. police responded to at least nine shootings where at least one innocent bystander was killed. >> brandon hudson joins us now with more on how

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