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keith who kept it on the blue line. around behind by shaw. angles it back. panarin with it there. keith with a shot. bounced off the shaw. couldn't backhand it in. to the outside, it's played on by steen. lobbed it on through. curling back to get it is andrew ladd. ladd played it off in the last 33 seconds. galloping ahead with it. patrick kane. along and connects up the wing. panarin curls around behind. center. bounced freely. played back along and hustling to it. lifting it along is brouwer. panarin and a high shot off the glass of the glove hand of elliott. to the last dozen seconds. they work for it toward the corner. battled for it. he's got it loose. 2-1. couldn't be stopped. back to center. they've got a four back out. panarin fires into the glove of elliott and the blues have won it!
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brian elliott was magnificent. the blues just shut the hawks down in the third and got the benefit of a power-play goal from jaden schwartz. you're watching the stanley cup playoffs presented by geico. final score in the game, the st. louis blues 3, the chicago blackhawks 2. the blues lead the best of seven 2-1. coming up next except on the west coast, your local news. tonight at nbc starting at 8:00, 7:00 central, the new episodes of little big shots and crowded. post game coverage available on csn chicago. good night from chicago.
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. we're learning new information about the shooting death of a young girl in kensington. nbc 10 confirmed it was her father or step-father who shot the child. thanks for joining us, i'm deny he's nakano. we brought you the story yesterday at 6:00 p.m. the police originally believed the 4-year-old was shot by her sibling, but now they say the father or step-father confessed to shooting the girl accidentally. we've been following the story since it broke. any charges been filed? >> well denise, despite police sources saying there was a confession at this hour, no charges is been filed. police tell us they are still working that out. let's give you a look at the
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scene right now. there's continues to be a growing makeshift memorial outside the home in kensington. according to police sources, the father or step-father said he was playing with a handgun when it accidentally discharged, striking the 4-year-old girl. they say as many as 7 childreny home at the time. when police responded to the home yesterday afternoon, they found the child with a gunshot wound to her face, she was pronounced dead a short time later. authorities recovered a .45-caliber semiautomatic handgun at the scene. the father or step-father initially fled and turned himself later into police. the 4-year-old girl is being remembered as a little girl who loved barbies and coloring books, we're told that dhs is involved in this matter as part of standard procedure, since there are other children in the home. that's the latest here at police headquarters, i'm andrea
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cline-thomas, nbc 10 news. motorcyclist is dead tonight after colliding with a philly flash bus in fairmount park. 42nd street and west memorial hall drive. police uprighted the bike but you can see the damage. investigators are still trying to sort out the details of what led to the accident. this is a great, great day for pennsylvania. but more important this is really a great day for pennsylvanians. >> medical marijuana now legal in pennsylvania. governor tom wilkes signed the ball into law in harrisburg in front of a crowd of advocates and patients families. we've been following the debate for two years and leaders are hailing this as a big step forward. >> denise, a step forward and in harrisburg arranges often rare example of bipartisan success. the governor's signature begin as two-year process to get this new industry up and running.
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with the stroke of the governor's pen -- >> it's law. >> cheers from the crowd as medical marijuana officially becomes legal across pennsylvania. it will be a new option for treating serious medical conditions ranging from cancer and hiv to the post-traumatic stress disorder that crippled mike whiter after 11 years in the marines. >> i can't state enough how much cannabis changed my life. >> he worries that the new law doesn't go far enough. but in harrisburg this afternoon, it was all celebration. >> we will walk out of this building today, into a new world. >> local state senator dalen leach was among medical marijuana's earliest proponents in pennsylvania. he stood alongside governor wolf and republican colleagues, calling the new law a victory for bipartisan compromise, and response for real families who need new types of medical help. >> the easiest thing to do is just say no.
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the hardest thing to do is be patient and listen and educate yourself on the issue. >> patients can only ingest the drug in pill, oil or liquid form. but they can't smoke it. to purchase marijuana from a dispensary, they'll need a special i.d. card and approval from a doctor in the state registry. the system will take a year and a half to two years to set up. it's too long and two cumbersome for whiter. >> it's going to make them wait. it's going to be 18 months before anything is implemented. >> that's too long for you? >> that's way too long, that's ridiculous. >> it is now in the hands of the state health department to translate that new law into real-world policy. on friday, pennsylvania's physician general told us she wants do get the system set up just as quickly as possible. her biggest priority is getting it right. denise? >> thank you, george. about two dozen states have already legalized the use of medical marijuana, including new jersey and delaware. four states have legalized marijuana for adult recreational
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use. a violent night across the city of philadelphia. three people are dead. six people hospitalized, after shootings at five locations. this was the scene at one of those crimes earlier today in kensington. investigators say a gunman barricaded himself inside a home on east westmoreland street. the gunman surrendered to police, when officers found two men and one woman shot to death inside. another person who was shot in the arm and got away is expected to be okay. we're learning that two of the victims are related to the shooter. and the violence was not limited to philadelphia. a robbery suspect was shot and killed after exchanging gunfire with police in cumberland county. authorities say around 1:00 a.m. officers were chasing two men who they believed had robbed a person at 7th and cherry streets, during that pursuit, police say one of the men shot at an officer who then returned fire. the officer was not hurt. the other alleged robber got away.
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now to our weather, and there's new doubt about it -- spring has definitely sprung. a live look now at boathouse row, where it's been a popular destination for those looking to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. but how long will it last? let's turn to chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz, who has the new neighborhood weather, a detailed forecast that focuses on where you live. glenn? >> we've got some beautiful weather, we've had a spectacular weekend. and that is going to continue. now this neighborhood weather, while it's not only we're talking about specific cities. or specific areas. we get down to the neighborhoods here. now for example, the current temperature in philadelphia, 73, but at the jersey shore, 63. we've got sunshine everywhere across the area. and we're going to continue to see clear skies. and as we go through the night tonight, you see the temperature only dropping to 50 degrees in
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philadelphia. not nearly as cold as it has been. the other thing that you can notice with the neighborhood weather? see in the bottom of the screen? that's your seven-day forecast going through. not just a philadelphia sevenday, that's everybody's seven-day. lehigh valley, only down into the 40s. no frost tomorrow morning. and we'll tell you about whether it's going to get to 80, and have a ten-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. glenn, thank you. a battle for the keystone state. still ahead, the presidential candidates zeroing in on pennsylvania. who you can expect to hit the campaign trail in our area. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions, stood up for marriage equality and protected our environment. now i'm fighting for criminal justice reform. i'm proud to be backed by president obama and people who care about our families. i'm josh shapiro.
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i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
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in decision 2016 coverage. presidential hopefuls will set their sights on pennsylvania this week ahead of the state's april 26th primary. democratic front-runner hillary
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clinton plans to make a campaign stop. in philadelphia on wednesday. her rival, senator bernie sanders will hold a rally tuesday at penn state university. and republican senator ted cruz plans to spend tuesday night in philadelphia, while primary voters in new york head to the polls. delaware primary voters also head to the polls on april 26th. new jersey's primary is tuesday june 7th. glenn? >> well if you think it was warm today, just wait until tomorrow. not necessarily at the shore, though. i'll tell you how warm it's going to get, away from the coast this week in your first alert neighborhood weather forecast.
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new information out of ecuador, where the death toll is rising after a massive earthquake rocked the country's central coast. officials say the numb of dead has risen to 238 people, with more than 1500 people injured
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after 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck. the tremor was centered 17 miles southeast of a coastal town. it is the deadliest earthquake to hit the nation since march 1987, when a 7.2-magnitude quake killed 1,000 people. continuing to decision 2016, the republicans hoping to grab the pennsylvania attorney general nomination appeared today on nbc 10 at issue. former prosecutor joe peters and ralpherty are vying for the party's nomination. this morning both men share thard plan to lead as the state's top cop. >> if were you to be attorney general and create one for yourself, wouldn't you want one who was a police officer for a number of years doing uniform and undercover work. decided to go to law school, began working at the attorney general's office under the first elected a.g. as a law clerk and rose through the ranks?
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>> i for the 13 years have been the go-to guy for the law enforcement community in the senate. i've written a number of pieces of legislation today which are laws, which today our prosecutors are using to put bad guys behind bars. >> voters will head to the polls april 26th. for the pennsylvania primary. the republican winner will face the winner of the democratic primary. northampton county john morganelli, montgomery county commissioner josh sha pyroand steven depaula debated here earlier this month. tyco drummers with tamagawa university killed off the cherry blossom festival in fairmount park and you could not ask for better weather. the cherry blossom festival celebrated japanese art and culture and i was proud to serve as emcee for today's celebration.
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well denise, you puck picke lucky day to have an outdoor event. the weather has been beautiful everywhere. it's warmer in the lehigh valley than the rest of the area. the coolest place at the jersey shore. not just 58 degrees, you can see the difference, 53 in holgate on long beach island. into the 60s farther inland. this is help with weather underground. our new partner, one of the most reliable websites on the internet since the '90s. we've got a warm start to the week. it was plenty warm today. but it's going to get even warmer. it was 65 friday. 67 yesterday. 73 sunday, how about 80 degrees for tomorrow. now the problem with all of the dry weather is the pollen just keeps building. and you can't get rid of it until it rains. or the wind really shifts, so
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sunday, monday, tuesday, extremely high, we may get a bit of a break on wednesday, it should go right back up thursday and friday. now let's take a look at some radar and satellite, there's just nothing around. the east, we have to go way out to the middle of the country to see anything. and even that isn't headed this way. you can see it reflected in your seven-day forecast. which is constantly scrolling. not just philadelphia seven-day, throughout the area. it will continue to go around and around. these are the neighborhoods, tomorrow, byeberry up to 81 degrees, westchester, 79, lehigh valley, it will noob the 80s. there's reading as we go through 3:00, 77, 5:00, 77 and it may hit 80 in between. sunshine there, just like everywhere else. in the area. as we go down to the shore, you
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can see the temperatures are lower there. atlantic city, right at the beach. only 68 degrees, rehoboth beach, 70 degrees. then, your ten-day outlook. we were the first station in this area to bring you a seven-day forecast. when we felt the science supported it. now we feel the science supports a ten-day forecast. 80 degrees tomorrow. the average high is 65. so even though the temperature goes down a little over the next two days, that's still average on wednesday and then we start warming up again. the first rain, not until friday. maybe lingering into saturday. and then even next week, is looking kind of warm. >> i'm danny pommel from comcast sportsnet. the flyers try to pick up the pieces after falling into an 0-2 hole against the capitols and the phillies find a way it celebrate, salvage their series with the nationals, how they came up with a win, next.
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hey, dammy poml my pommels. a a good news for the flyers is washington has blown two leads, two-game leads in series ten times, more than any team in the nhl history this will be the first flyers home game since the passing of the chairman and managing those feelings will be a challenge for the orange and black. >> emotions will be high. but for us to be successful, we can't overdo things. we have to continue to do what we've been doing in the last 60 minutes of effort.
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i think game two overall, we were probably the better team. we have to keep pushing forward. >> we're back at home and a lot of success here in front of our fans. a lot of people like to come play in philly for the playoffs. so we've got to take advantage for us. and i think it will be great to have the first goal tomorrow and go from there. >> game three tomorrow here at wells fargo center. a tough weekend for philly teams and clubs from d.c. the nationals have been taking it to the phillies. the fanatics birthday, celebrating with friends, bryce harper has been a one-man wrecking crew against the phils. unties the game, homered in each game of the series, mets up 2-1 in the tenth, they turn a former philly papelbon to tie it out. polanco utility man extraordinary heir, he takes the brunt of that collision as he gets banged around. next batter, freddy galvesto,
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people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change. big honors for those who work to advance the rights of the local lgbtq community. the delaware valley legacy fund held its 10th anniversary heroes event in old city. the organization presented philadelphia mayor jim kenney with a straight ally hero award. he was one of several honored for their work. congratulations, mayor. all right now great weather, congratulations to all of how love the nice weather. >> and it was warm today, it's going to be even warmer tomorrow, near 80. >> thanks so much for joining us. we'll see you here tonight at 11:00.
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on this sunday night, disaster in ecuador. devastating earthquake leechbll more than 200 dead, many injured. rescue workers search for the missing in the rubble of towns all but wiped out. guns in schools. the controversial measure some districts are taking. our teachers and staff keeping who has the guns a secret? money back guarantee. a hospital chain where the customer is always right. offering refunds to unsatisfied patients, no questions asked. and the chosen. we hear from syrian refugees whose lives were changed in an instance now welcomed into the vatican by the pope himself. "nightly news" begins now."

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