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don't come here after, like, 7:00. >> police have not found witnesses who may have seen it. if you have information, they want to hear from you. keith jones, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. it was nice enough for a stroll along the water today. the bureau was out at the dog beach this morning. the dogs enjoyed the ocean. it's still too cold for a lot of people to actually want to get in that water. not quite as warm as yesterday, but still warmer than normal for us. >> but there's a new threat for communities out there. glen hurricane schwartz is here with the threat. >> we have a lot of weather changes. one of the changes is the wind. the temperature started to drop in many parts of the area, upper 60s to the low 70s. we're talking about the fire danger, and that covers about the entire area until 8:00 tonight, and that is due to the
very low humidity combined with the gusty winds and the dry ground. fires can spread quickly. that's why we have to take extra caution here. the wind is blowing strong out the northwest, 15-20 miles per hour. it's been doing that all afternoon, and in the neighborhoods in south jersey, one of the areas that does tend to have fire dangers, we do have some low humidities, 29% at piney hollow, and 22% in bridgeton, that spreads fires fast. princeton at 27%. now as we go through the night tonight, the wind diminishes somewhat and temperatures go down. down into the 40s by daybreak in some places into the lower 40s. there's the lehigh valley and the rest of the area as you can see. the temperatures dropping
quickly this evening. see how much they drop with the rest of the forecast in just a few minutes. >> all right, glen. to decision 2016 now. votesers casting primary ballots in the highly contested new york primary today, a state three candidates called home at some point including trump and hillary clinton, of course. >> both of whom are currently leading the polls in the empire state. clinton served as new york senator cast her home vote joined by her husband, former president bill clinton, and trump cast a ballot in manhattan, expected to pick up the delegates. new yorkers are voter today, many of the presidential candidates are looking ahead a week to pennsylvania's ply mare. >> four out of the five remaining candidates visit pennsylvania this week. john kasich visited pittsburgh today and sat for a meal here and chatted with voters. on thursday, the ohio governor is said to take part in a town hall, a media event going to the
chester county republican party dinner at the valley forge casino. big crowd greet the sanders in eerie this afternoon taking part in a rally saying he believes he's going to win pennsylvania this week. this evening, another rally on penn state's main campus in state college. sanders is getting some star power today in the first state. >> nbc 10 is live in wilmington where two ice cream big wigs scoop out support. >> you did that. >> lauren, explain. >> reporter: we are talking about ben and jer ree themselves. they are coming here to the water front here in wilmington at 5:00 scooping out free ice cream. i want to show you where we are. coming down here, look for that bernie sanders sign there. this is the hair pavilion in wilmington. look for this, campaign, hoping to create buzz, get folks excited to vote next week and also get volunteers to help
encourage people to get out to volt. i met a volunteer from wilmington right over here, talking to becca, volunteering, why? >> why? bernie is for the little people which is why he's here in the little state of delaware and sent people, staff, and ben and jerry will visit us, which is wonderful. he's forgetting big money out of politics, which is important to me and free college because my kids have tons of student debt. those are two big things, but i love everything he stands for. >> great, thanks. and ice cream as well. that's what's happening here and told the ice cream that's coming is a special bernie sanders flavor, bernie's yearning. it has chocolate on the top, mint on the bottom, and we'll be seeing that in just about an hour. live in wilmington, delaware, nbc 10 news. all right, ted cruz in the area tonight. the texas senator is said to hold an election night watch
party at the national constitution party, this as he waits for new york's results to come in. he's joined by a discussion in the afternoon, and then hillary clinton holding an organizing event tomorrow night. as we mentioned earlier, john kasich will be here thursday. pennsylvania voters head to the polls a week from today. delaware holds its primary on the same day while new jersey voters will cast their ballots on june 7th. >> the democratic national convention hits town this summer, but you'll see iconic donkeys first. the 2016 host committee announced 57 donkeys symbolizing the democratic party is placed around the city beginning july 1st. the chairman of the host committee says fund raising goals for the convention are down now because some sponsors pulled financial support because of republican donald trump.
>> because if they blow out of the republicans because they don't like the tenor of what's going on, they like to give equally to both so they are not giving to us for the time being. we're on track to meet our goals and i think we'll meet it. >> he admits the republicans' problems make it more difficult for the democrats in terms of fundraising, and that democratic national convention happens right here in philadelphia, july 25th through the 28th, and you can count on nbc 10 as the place to see it all. as we lead up to the convention, get the latest on the dnc planning and push for delegates by tapping the nbc 10 app. 20 minutes of nonstop news continues with thousands of students kept home from school after their beloved superintendent was killed during his morning jog. >> his wife is a teacher at the same school and everything, so it's very, very hard right now. >> now nbc 10 learned new details about the young driver who hit him.
dr. steven meyer running with his dog when a student hit and killed them. >> just terrible. school classes cancelled today and the community will gather there tonight. he was the superintendent at robinsville school district, and nbc 10 is live there tonight with more on the crash and reaction from the community, sydney? >> reporter: jim, jackie, the mayor had tears in his eyes this morning, but we didn't have to see tears to know the community is truly heart broken, and they are still somewhat in shock. of course, they are grieving for two reasons, over the sudden loss of their beloved superintendent and young female driver, a senior at the high school who struck him. >> today is a sad day for our community. dr. steven mayers left too soon. >> jogging less than a mile from the high school, he was struck from behind, out of his
running shoes. the teenage driver stopped immediately. a nearby homeowner dialled 911, but it was too late. >> the dog was also struck and killed in the crash. the accident remains under investigation. >> reporter: the mayor tried to reach his friend not realizing he was the person hit. >> as soon as we heard we had an accident, he was the first i texted. >> the supersben didn't for six years, he was a little league coach, a father of three sons, one a junior at the high school, and his wife, a fourth grade teacher. >> he had so much joy and passion and belief in students, that he couldn't contain it. >> students felt it, enjoying his open door policy. >> he was a very nice, loving man. i'll never forget walking down the hall, seeing that smile on his face and making eye contact saying, hey, jer. >> police guarded the entrance today as faculty and students arrived for grief counselling. >> the whole community needs a time to mourn, you know, i'm
trying right now to be strong as mayor, but i tend to go home shortly and have a good cry for my friend. >> reporter: now, in honor of the doctor, a candle light vigil is planned tonight at 7:00 p.m., some came with their young children leaving flowers today, and hundreds, if not more than a thousand are expected to attend and all robinsville schools are closed tomorrow. live in robinsville, nbc 10 news. a woman in critical condition after being stabbed in the neck at 3:00 this morning. two good samaritans called the police after they found the victim holding her neck on frankfurt avenue. the police are still looking for the person who stabbed her. a man accused of shooting a philadelphia police officer could face arraignment later this afternoon today. they are looking to when he'll
face a job accuse of shooting an officer sunday night who interrupted a carjacking that he carried out with another man. we learned from court documents that griffin has 14 prior arrests and less than a week ago, he was sitting in jail and let go after a judge cited a lack of evidence because several witnesses did not show up to testify. >> a judge postponed a hearing for the man accused of ambushing two pennsylvania state troopers prompting a massive man hunt. he's charged with opening fire in 2014 killing one trooper and seriously wounding another. today, frein's lawyer argued his video recorded statement to the police arguing his arrest should be thrown out. the judge asked reporters to leave the courtroom to watch the video. the reporters objected, and the judge postponed the hearing. a friend from the poconos on leave saying he was so drunk they used a stun gun to subdue him.
evans threatened obscenities at him after he was found vomiting in the yard. police used a stun gun on evans when he resisted arrest. the superintendent said he was on unpaid leave. we reached out to evans for response but have not heard back from him. new information on a crash killing a crossing guard in trenton. police arrested dwyane bennett driving a sus pended license when he hit and killed the crossing guard. skyforce10 over the scene. the victim was identified as a 56-year-old crossing route 129 when he was hit. early morning fire at a closed plant, is considered suspicious, nbc 10 at 3:00 this morning for the fire at the five star chicken processing plant. one firefighter had a minor issue but now is fine. the quest for the cup.
game three ugly on and off the ice. >> aside from a painful loss to the capitals, fans are actually in the spotlight for how they acted during the game. did you see it? fans cost a penalty after they threw bracelets on to the ice during the game. the bracelets were handed out to memorialize the late ed snider, and that has fans under fire today. >> nbc 10 is live at the wells fargo center with more on the controversy. randy? >> reporter: sports fans can get more scrutiny than most, perhaps unfair, but no different last night. a hail of criticism from all corners. despite the ugly loss, fans lined up for free flyerst-shirts at a pep rally today that seemed just a bit more like a therapy session. >> they should have played a lot better. >> this past monday, we lost our founder. >> game three begins with a touching tribute to the late ed
snider, and they got bracelets in his honor. >> but things went downhill after that. >> wind out, blast, and score. >> reporter: then washington hit the back of the net, scuffles broke out, and frustrated fans started chucking those tribute bracelets on to the ice in protest. triggering nationwide backlash for philly sports fans living up to the stereo type again. >> i could see the frustration and a little too much beer. >> reporter: watching from home, it was ugly, unsportsmanship like, but calls backlash unfair. >> it happens everywhere all the time, but it only comes out when philly does it and goes back to the '60s with the snowball incident. >> reporter: hoping fans behave themselves tomorrow and thinks the rest of the country just misunderstands the philly faithful. >> we have a bad reputation because we're passionate fans and we let -- we let our team -- when we are mad at them too. >> reporter: don't count them out yet. fans tell me anything is still possible, and it might be a
stretch down three game, but they point to six years ago back in 2010 when the flyers came back from three down to beat the bruins in the eastern conference semifinal. puck drops tomorrow at 7:00 live at the center. randy gyllenhaal. nbc 10 news. >> thank you. atlantic city finished paying what it owes the school system. today, the city made good on remaining $2.4 million in taxes it owed its schools. last week, they paid the first half of the debt, and right now, they have to pay the system about $25 million by the end of the school year. speaking of dollars, millions are on the way to make the ferry energy efficient. the service got a $6 million grant to help repower and reretrofit two of the vessels and provide a cleaner environment. the delaware is expected to return to cape may next month. it may soon be a lot easier
to take your family on a dream vacation. the senate just passed a new reauthorization bill for the faa including provisions like not having to pay extra fees if you have to switch seats to sit with your young ones, and young children would not be sprited from parents during tsa security screenings. the measure allows pregnant women the option to pre-board their flights. the battle over whether apple should have broken into an accused terrorist cell phone for the fbi went before congressional committee today. they hired a third party to hack into the phone, but today, a senior fbi official told members of congress that is not the solution. both sides agree. the problem is complex. it will take a long time to come up with a solution. new video into nbc 10 shows rescuers pulling a man out alive from the rubble of a collapsed hotel in ecuador. they rescued him two days after the earthquake hit the country. amazingly, the man managed to
call a relative for help while trapped-under-p eped under the the building. 413 people were killed. at least nine of them foreigners. more than 1,000 people stranded in flooded apartment complexes in houston got help today. flood waters continue to rise after more than 20 inches of rain fell in the area over the last several days. >> it's about to my knees in the apartment right now, and last thing i saw was a snake swimming through the apartment so i'm blessed to have all of you helping me. >> reporter: forecasters say there's a 50% chance more rain will fall in the area today. a flash flood warning will extend through tomorrow. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glen "hurricane" schwartz. their weather and our weather is related. we're stuck in the fair weather warm part of the system. they're stuck in the wet part and nothing's been moving so we keep getting sunny day after
sunny day and they get rain after rain after rain. well, we started off warm today, but the northwest winds came in to cool things down. 60s north and west, 74 in south jersey. these are the winds, northwest wind meeting a sea breeze, you see where it is with the detail that we now have with all of these temperatures, you can see, look at this, atlantic city, 60 with the wind off the ocean, may's landing, not that far away, 78 degrees. that's almost a 20 degree temperature difference. it did get warm right at the beaches today before that sea breeze moved in. and as we go through the night tonight in philadelphia, temperatures drop into the 40s. you need some kind of coat tomorrow morning. reading dropping perhaps to the upper 30s. wilmington in the 40s. trenton dropping into the mid-40s by morning as well.
so it is going to be not warm and dry. it will be mild and dry as we go through the day tomorrow. it has been warm, 82 monday, 78 today, and 70 degrees tomorrow. that's still above average, and that may end up being the coolest day of the week. the pollen is still an issue and still a not pleasant issue for allergy sufferers that continues to be high wednesday and thursday and drops friday because of the showers and goes right back up on saturday. not exactly great news for those folks. now, we have dry conditions here. we have some high clouds that have moved through, but back to the west, clouds a little bit thicker and more showers, still a long way away. that's st. louis, so it's going to take a while for that moisture to come in here as we go through tomorrow, lots of sunshine, sunny all day. there's tomorrow night. thursday, then, the clouds start
to increase. the showers get a little bit closer by thursday night, and as we go into friday, that's when the shower threat comes, but we're not talking about widespread rain. now, as we go through the rest of the night and into tomorrow, these are the low temperatures tonight and high temperatures tomorrow. near 70 degrees in many parts of the area. pig out your nabz to see what the temperatures are going to be right where you live. same with the seven day forecast at the bottom of the screen. different parts of the area. it's not just a philadelphia seven day forecast anymore. as we go to the shore, look at the temperatures tomorrow. we got up near eighth in atlantic city today. 60 tomorrow. 62 in lynnwood. 60 in avlon. the five-day forecast, you can see the differences at the jersey shore compared to what we're going to be seeing in philadelphia, and that wind really, really makes a
difference. what a beautiful looking sky. another great night for baseball. we'll have that forecast coming up along with a ten day outlook. >> big difference between yesterday and today and tomorrow for atlantic city. >> tremendous. 20 degree difference in just one day, and we had a pretty big difference just today in atlantic city going from 80-60, just like that when the wind shiftings. >> nothing severe so we're okay. >> nothing severe. >> glen, thank yous. new treatment for patients. revolutionary. >> the procedure leaving parties with little to no impacts following a stroke. plus, cutting down on checkout time, the change coming to some credit cards to get you out of stores faster. i'm truly sorry pistol and beau were not declared. >> accused of sneaking their dogs into australia, and now it's the butt of one radio
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oh, boy. this woman tempted faith at the tiger exhibit at the toronto zoo. why? just to get a hat back. she dropped her hat, jumped over the first of two fences separating visitors from the animals. the tiger paces back and forth. there you see it. there was a fence separating the two of them. zoo officials say, this may seem obvious, but if you drop something, get a staff member's attention. don't go after it yourself.
russia, crews rescued four whales trapped in the ice. the workers actually got into the water with the orcas to clear a path. after several hours, a hole large enough opened up and the sea mammals swam off. australian politician pokes follow-up at johnny depp's video apology a day after it went viral. >> depp and his wife made the video after smuggling their dogs into australia. the video was submitted during a hearing in us trail yap court yesterday. depp's wife, amber, pled guilty at the hearing for false fieing a document when the couple brought the dogs to australia last year. during a radio show today, the aggravated assault ral minister said depp's apology needed more gusto. >> what i can say although it's not an award for the performance, the fact he did it, you know, he looked like his auditioning for the "the god father." >> he was very serious right
there. the couple will not have to serve any jail time. >> no. a philadelphia mother is asking for help after her son was killed by a hit and run driver. >> up next, how jamal morris' mother is trying to solve the case and what police say to the driver who sped off. plus, the sun is shining, and we're still warmer than normal. allergy sufferers are not enjoying the weather now. next, the pollen report and when we could get relief. coaling up tonight at 5:00, if it seems like it's taking longer to get through airport security these days, it's not your imagination. the security company that says they can speed up the screening process. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos - that's what congressman sestak
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right now at 4:30, a philadelphia mother makes a public plea for help after a hit-and-run driver killed her son over the weekend and died yesterday. >> nbc 10's monique braxton spoke to the mother today, live at the scene of the crash in west philadelphia. monique? >> reporter: hi, the parents came here to the scene to see where their son was hit. they are also hoping to find the witness who saw the fatal accident. >> wonderful son. >> reporter: the grief strick p parents of the 27-year-old talk about their son, a 2011 mechanical engineering grad who was hit by a car early saturday while riding his bike. he pass away monday morning after suffering severe head trauma. >> jamal loves life, church, sports, he was a sunday schoolteacher, played football with the kids.
>> reporter: investigators say when he arrived at 45th and market, the driver who hit morris took off. >> we have no piece of the car left behind, no physical evidence, no reliable eyewitnesss. >> reporter: police also say they are searching for surveillance videotape. meantime, the morris family is hoping someone who saw their only son's last minutes of life will help them find closure. they wish to meet the person who called police. >> he did not make it, but you made the call, so thank you. as a mom, i am pleading with the person who hit my son. i forgive you. please, come forward. >> that person could be a person of fear, but i forgive that person. i have no hatred, no ill-will. >> reporter: incredible strength there, i tell you. we went to morris' neighborhood and talked to his college roommates as well today. you're going to hear from them in the next half hour. live now from west philadelphia, monique braxton, nbc 10 news.
we are following breaking news, a five-car accident on the road westbound at 202. here's a live picture. we don't know yet if there's any injuries, but we know that all lanes of 76 are blocked at route 202. this could make a tough ride home for many people, of course. look at the backup already happening now, i-76 west shut down near 202 near king of prussia montgomery county pennsylvania. we'll follow the breaking story and more on the backup and injuries as soon as we get new information. meantime, here's other stories making headlines on nbc 10 news at 4:00. dr. steve mayer hit and kill in a jog near his home running this morning with his dog on robbinsville road early this morning.
robbinsville mayor says a 17-year-old senior was in the car that hit him, and no charges have been filed. a woman recovering after being attacked on a running trail. police say she was attacked last night on the james hall trail in the area of phillips park. the attacker shoved her from behind and repeatedly punched her in the face. police are looking for witnesses. decision 2016, focus on new york state holding the primary today. hillary clinton and trump are leading the polls. some candidates are looking ahead to pennsylvania. that includes ted cruz who will be in philadelphia tonight for a watch party. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> a breezy, but beautiful day outside, and nbc 10 on main street in newark which was crowded this morning as people got out. some taking advantage of the beautiful temps with shorts and trying to enjoy the spring weather. a live look at citizen bank park in south philly. you want good weather in the
phillys game. the phils take on the mets at 7:05. for many, sniffling and sneezing is picking up although it's gorgeous. you're included in that. >> yes, we have the pollen report, glen, i can tell you, it's high. >> yeah. absolutely. and what's good weather for the phillies is bad weather for some allergy sufferers. we've now gone exactly seven days without a single drop of rain to wash that pollen out of the air. it's just sitting there, and the wind today blowing it around. that didn't make it any easier. there's, of course, no rain nearby, and we've got to go a long way before we find any, all the way back to illinois. there's nothing coming tomorrow. probably nothing coming on thursday. that's why the poll p is going to be extremely high wednesday and thursday. we do have at least some scattered showerings in the
forecast for friday. that would knock it down to merely high, and then the forecast is for it to build right back up on saturday, so it looks like it's going to be a rough weekend for the allergy sufferers. we'll see what the temperatures are like with the rest of the forecast, the ten-day forecast in a few minutes. all right, glen. from the delaware bureau, packages stolen off the front porch. a woman supposed to get several deliveries yesterday, but look at this guy. she checked her video and watched this man walk to the stoop and take the packages. someone found empty boxes outside a neighbor's house. today in boston, bill cosby's wife is questioned under oath today again in a defamation lawsuit file against her husband. seven women claimed the comedian called them liars after they went public with sexual assault allegations against him. her first deposition, she
refused to answer questions 98 times citing marital or attorney-client privilege. cosby faces charges in montgomery county accused of drugging and molesting a former temple university employee in 2004. he's denied the allegations. police say a man dressed in swat gear murdered a yoga instructor in a texas church. rain forced her to move the camp inside monday morning, and when people showed up, they found her body. the man in the video broke into the church and believe she may have sbuminterrupted a burglary. a high profile ban is boycotting north carolina's decision concert pearl jam announced on twitter, cancelling the concert for tomorrow in raleigh. that bill stripped many discrimination protections from the state's lgbt community. pearl jam wrote a letter that said, quote, the law that was recently passed is a dispickble
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we have seen an ambulance on scene. they are treating someone. we don't know how severe injuries are. state police do not have app estimate for when the road reopens, but look at the backup from skyforce10 and how far it goes back. all lanes of 76 are blocked at route 202. this time of night, it's always busy with rush hour, this only compounding the problem. we'll keep you updated on the backup and severity of the injuries. [ applause ] applause here as the philadelphia eagles' locker room played host to the special olympics this morning. the mayor was there. the eagles' president there welcoming members of the special olympics north american leadership academy to town. special olympics leaders from around the world kicked off a three-day event today in philadelphia. what better way to celebrate earth day than being outside on
a day like today? earth day's friday, but the students at the cape community college in may's landing started celebration this afternoon with games, art projects, and a bake sale, and, really, every day should be earth day. it's a beautiful planet we've got. we've got sunny skies across much of the. the temperature has dropped somewhat in many of the region, and it's going to drop some more. let me show you. pick your spot. you can see the temperature drop overnight. trenton all the way down into the mid-40s, and some of these places, reading, going down to 38 degrees by morning. that's quite a change from what we've seen over recent mornings. another great night for baseball. not quite as warm as the last couple nights. this time, the wind's blowing in from left field, a bit breezy.
that could have an impact on any home runs trying to get hit. here's the wind flow, and you can see the northwest wind hitting the sea breeze at the shore, and we'll check temperatures in delaware now. now, we saw temperatures near 80ier, but it's now 69 degrees, and 68 in talliville, 68 in reading point, and 72 in middletown. we had 80s, harrington at 78, lincoln 78. louis 66. yeah. wind right off delaware bay. we can give you that kind of detail now with all this neighborhood weather. it's been warm and dry across the entire area. even today when it's been cooler, it's only four degrees cooler than yesterday and way above average of 65, and even tomorrow, which may end up being the coolest day of the week,
it's going to be nearpollen's t. the red flag warning for the fire danger until 8:00 tonight, and we could use rain. there's nothing close by. we have some showers near chicago. not quite to chicago. it's not an impressive system, is it? i don't expect a lot of rain from this, but forecast tonight, you see the temperatures dropping, the sky's are mostly clear. it's going to be a really nice start to the day. you see the next seven days right below, and in your area. not just philadelphia anymore. that's run constantly in every weather cast. jersey shore, it's going to be colder tomorrow than it has been. they got up near 80 today and colder tomorrow. again, we need the rain, seven
straight days without it. let's make it eight and nine. friday, we have scattered showers around, and then over the weekend, we're looking pretty good. temperatures near 70 degrees. next week, it's a different story, though. temperatures a little bit lower. we may get into a bit wetter weather pattern, and by then, you might get tired of it raining. >> i'm sure we will, glen, thank you. as he mentioned, that weather is sparking concerns surrounding several local communities. high winds, dry conditions fuel a fire warning. next, areas affected and how you can help prevent fires from starting. all new tonight at 5:00 lights out at a local university. the power problems that students say affect crucial services on campus. modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same.
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the dry and windy conditions are fuelling a high fire danger right now. >> experts say any brush or wildfire could burn out of control quickly. the jersey shore bureau reporter has more on the warnings. >> we're just feeling, feeling for hot spots. >> reporter: a day after a wildfire char an acre of forest in bun that vista township, a risk of a new flare up remains. an assistant and other members of the forest fire service are on high alert. >> we have been busy here. >> reporter: because of the extreme risk of wildfires across the region thanks to the combination of low humidity, gusty winds, and dry ground. two smokey brush fires in the
cities today have impacted rail service between newark and new york city. >> people just need to be extremely careful. the sillyist things start wildfires this time of year. running your lawn mower, sparks a rock, and next thing you know, there's a fire going. >> reporter: this time of, the forest floor heats up very quickly. mainly because a lot of the trees don't yet have leaves on their branchs. >> the sun's quick to get to the floor of the forest and dry things up. >> reporter: in south jersey, the forest fire tripled its normal amount of vehicles patrolling the region for wildfires with helicopters and planes ready to take flight when flames e result again. >> we're basically ready to respond in an instant. >> reporter: ted greenburg, b.c. 10 news. take precautions. >> here's keith jones. breaking news next at 5:00. >> amajor crash has part of the expressway shut down.
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we begin with breaking news, over the scene of a five vehicle wreck that has the expressway westbound near route 202 shut down. this happened within the last hour. no word on if anyone was seriously injured. you see the aftermath, though. we have been over the scene, dan, show us how far back the accident goes, at least the traffic. i know it backs up for miles there. >> reporter: yeah, keith, it does back up for miles, but i want to show you they have been moving vehicles from the travel lanes over to the shoulder here ahead of where the accident was, and then as i pan down further east, you can see that, the backup goes many, many, many miles down eastbound. the westbound lanes backed up, eastbound is backed up from 202 to the accident scene of just
people seeing what's going on, and as i go into the neighborhoods here, you see that the neighborhood roads are backed up. people are trying to avoid the exexpressway. >> dan kent, photo journalist, keeping our eyes on the accident here. thank you for the insight, though, giving us a perspective of what they are dealing with out there. > . now, decision 2016 coverage. in a few hours, we could see first ruts from today's primary in new york. >> candidates are now looking ahead to next week, taking campaigns across pennsylvania. today alone, john kasich, sanders, and cruz made stops from pittsburgh to erie to state college here in pennsylvania. we have coverage of the primary push, and hudson on the right side of the screen is at the national institution center for a ted cruz event tonight, but we are in wilmington where bernie sanders has support from the bi