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♪ this is what is sounds like when doves cry ♪ "when doves cry" by prince, one of the best known songs, remembered as the most innovative musicians of his time. he died today at the age of 57. prince was found unresponsive in an elevator at his home here this morning in minnesota. there are no details yet on just how he died, but sheriffs official just said it's too early to say whether foul play is involved, though they say it's neither suspected or not suspected at this point. more on prince rogers nelson, he soared into the scene in the late '70s, and we are live in delaware where tributes are pouring in, andrea? >> reporter: on social media, to radio stations playing prince's, all of his hits, and fans are remembering him not just for his music, but for what he stood for.
>> it's a sad day in music. >> the prince station. >> can you play either "purple rain" -- >> playing hits back to back after news of the death was confirmed. >> excitement in my voice, but a sad day here, prince passed away. >> reporter: today, music was solace as shock turns to sadness. >> he was able to bring people together. music does that. >> reporter: look at the fans like the artist and music, they, too, diverse. >> i was a fan with him from when he first came out to, first album in 1979, you know, as a young guy. >> loved the music. >> reporter: prince's influence felt beyond lyrics, using his platform to make people think and express himself, and for some, that mattered most. >> he was his own person, his own music, real standout type artist. >> reporter: purple rain and diamonds and perms are two of the songs that many people requested while at the radio
station today. even though prince is gone, many say the music remains relevant and say it will last forever. nbc 10 news. >> gets more perspective on today's loss. we spoke to philadelphia's music industry insider how he will remember prince. listen. >> he's one of those great talents. that only come along every now and then, once a generation, you know, like michael jackson. >> hundreds of fans have gathered outside prince's paisley park studio to mourning his death. this is a live picture from minnesota right now. you can see those fans leaving tributes on a fence there. they are beginning to leave balloons and flowers. again, prince dead at the age of 57. coverage of the passing of prince continues with lester holt after this broadcast at
6:30. meantime at home, heart ache a high school in delaware. a 16-year-old student dead. police say she died after a bathroom brawl and tonight there's speculation the fight was over a boy. >> over a boy, i mean, that's messed up. >> that fight happened at 8:00 this morning in howard technology school in will mton, and as police search for answers, sadness throughout the community there. we are live in wilmington, and deanna, are police questioning anyone at this point? >> reporter: at this point, they are. school officials say the girl died after getting serious injuries in a fight, however, police have not said what the injuries are or how they believed the 16-year-old died. police tell us they have been talking to witnesses since 9:00 this morning and expect conversations to last several more hours. >> it's very sad because it's where we got too much shooting and stuff going around.
>> reporter: students in lock down before classes began, the fight in the girls' bathroom inside howard high school for technology this morning. >> i do believe suspects are in custody, but it's a shame for them too. a lot of families destroyed today. >> reporter: what police have not yet said is how think the 16-year-old sophomore died or what injuries she sustained. we know she was flown to the hospital by state police and police say at that point medics were performing cpr. >> just hurt when you know her personally, and, like, she was not one of my students, like, out there in the streets. that was not her. >> reporter: he worked with the girl in youth outreach programs saying she was to volunteer this summer. after the lockdownfuls lifted, classes were cancelled. some were aware what was going on and say the fight was over a boy. >> i'm really sad because this is a good school, like, i go here, and people are really not that bad here. for something like that to happen is crazy. >> reporter: now, the mayor of
wilmington says it was anlated incident, the schools are safe, and majority of kids don't go to school to fight, but we looked into records, and there's 14 reports of fighting within the last school year. police here have been interviewing witnesses saying they can't yet say what, if any, charges will be file in this case. reporting live in wilmington, nbc 10 news. it was out ed snider today held to remember the late flyers' founding owner. his anthem singer and lauren hart opened the ceremony with god bless america and speaker after speaker spoke about the contributions of snider on and off the ice. snider's son by his dad's side until the end said these were his father's final words. >> can't thank the flyers enough for everything they've given to
me and my family. thank you. >> nhl commissioner made the trip to south philly to speak at today's memorial, and more than 60 flyers were in attendance. watch the memorial at nbc10.com or the app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> and we're tracking rain there seen there on first alert radar. chief meteorologist is here to bring us up to speed. glen? >> there is rain moving in. it's not going to be really any time soon clouds increasing, 73 degrees in philadelphia today, and it's near 70 in most of the rest of the area. playing baseball out here. it's 70 now, 63 at 9:00. that's a warm night.
and it's going to be a warm night everywhere. it was a warm day everywhere except at the jersey shore with subtly winds keeping the temperature down. the temperatures holding at 54. atlantic city is 57, never reached 60, and 70s in may's landing. that gives you an idea the impact of the wind direction. as we go through the night, wille mton east not the only place staying mild. pennsylvania suburbs, and lehigh valley as well. see the timing of the rain and if it holds off into the weekend with the seven-day in a few minutes. >> all right, see you soon. >> decision 2016 now, and the push for pennsylvania has three of the presidential candidates in the keystone state today. bernie sanders, trump, and kasich, campaigning in oaks after stops in reading and scranton, and kasich in the area, and trump has an event
tonight. it's all part of a blilits lead up to the primary april 26 is the day. just five days until voters head to the polls. we have team coverage with drew smith in harrisburg, but randy gyllenhaal is live in oaks where sanders is set to speak in a little over two hours. crowds gathering yet, randy? >> reporter: well, if you're with us at 5:00, you would have seen a thousand people behind me waiting to get in. at this point, they have gone through the security into the rally, and the senator set to arrive here in an hour and a half. it is his first stop in the philadelphia suburbs. >> can we count on you saturday or sunday? >> sure. >> yeah? >> reporter: in the crowds of hundreds, volunteers sign up local voters to go door to door in the crucial coming weekend for the campaign. >> of course, you know, this is a delegate game so we have to get as many as we can. we cannot afford to lose pennsylvania. [ cheers and applause ] >> reporter: sanders is making a swing through eastern p.a
stopping in reading urging pennsylvania to change how things work in washington. >> and demand what they should be demanding is that we have a government that represents all of us, not just a handful of wealthy campaign crickontributo. >> reporter: time running out, losing in new york and down in delegates, but supporters say there's a chance. >> it's not over. it's by no means over. >> reporter: and now some die hard fans are vowing bernie or bust to never vote for hillary clinton even if she wins the nomination. >> bernie or bust? i don't know. i really like bernie, so i'm hoping hes through. >> i'm planning on writing in bernie. i'm not voting for hillary clinton. >> reporter: no matter what? >> i would if bernie dropped out because i would not vote for any of the republican candidates. >> reporter: and the campaign tells me there's a good chance they are knocking on your door this weekend upping their ground
game ahead of tuesday's primary nbc 10 news. >> bill clinton was in harrisburg campaigning for his wife, and he discussed her plans to boost incomes and tackle gun violence in the community. meantime, hillary clinton addressed some of those same issues in connecticut at a forum on gun violence. she criticized what she calls an organized effort to intimidate and silence supporters of gun reform. family members of the sandy hook victims were at that event. on the republican side, john kasich making te inine ining tw. he held a town hall and addressed national security and had a plan to work towards a balanced budget, in a half hour, he'll attend a gop dinner in king of prussia. we are live in harrisburg, and how are things shaping up?
looks like you have plenty of company there, drew. >> reporter: check out the turnout on the floor. you see how many people are here. trump's podium in the back where the flags are. i want to spin around and show you how many media showed up to cover this, and you see all the seats up above already filling, and there are more people in line energized to get out and shovote on tuesday. the line to see donald trump at the pennsylvania farm show complex began forming around 9:00 this morning. we found supporters who drove from as far as atlantic city, sarah huff used to work at a trump casino. >> fired up, up at the wake of dawn hope to see him live personally. >> reporter: bringing a lot of gear with names on it and signature red hats. >> i want to hear him talk on the issues of trade, health care, immigration. >> reporter: they are excited to see trump this late in the primary process, but say they can't believe his opponent
stillment to contest. >> it shouldn't happen. trump is leading the gat race. >> reporter: at the front of the line, people brought a cooler and snacks to make it through day, and they think the crowd will be calm. >> i think these are the greatest people i've waited with. i've not seen any racism or anything like that. really great people. >> reporter: as for the candidates, some supporters hope he stays away from the name calling here. >> no, no, no. he's going to be very presidential tonight. >> reporter: the campaign thinks they can get 6,000 people into this space. trump's going to speak at 7:00. the line was long when we last checked. see if that many people come in here. live in harrisburg, drew smith, nbc 10 news. >> all right. ted cruz rit sized trump for the new bathroom law saying the rival is giving into political correctness. the texas senator made the comments while campaigning in frederick, maryland. voters there head to the polls come up on tuesday.
>> for complete decision 016 coverage including the delegate counts and primaries and caucuses, tap the nbc 10 app. other news now, a high school teacher's aid is under arrest accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student. towers worked as a teacher's aide and coach, and the 26-year-old had unprotected sex with a boy multiple times in a one month period this year. towers is charged with institutional sexual assault, endangering the welfare of children, and corruption of minors. the feds filed charges against the campaign manager for reading's former mayor. today, u.s. attorney's office charged michael fleck with conspiracy to commit exportion and bribery and tax evasion. fleck managed several campaigns, and last july fleck closed his
firm after fbi agents raid the the offices of both mayor's and the fbi is probing allegations that spencer illegally gave city contracts to major campaign donors, and several ad min straiters have already pled guilty. we are tracking the rain. glen is breaking it down next. >> in store for another warm up, and that should help trigger showers on friday. thunderstorms are also a possibility, and i'll have the timing of it all and what to expect for your weekend in neighborhood weather next. flr
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there to provide tips, and the weather cooperated pretty well as well, glen. >> yeah, absolutely. we had a nice dry stretch of weather weather, but if you have too much dry weather, you have problems like you can get into a drought anden just keeping building and building and building. well, the clouds are starting to build, 72 now and did get up to 73. it's going to be a warm night.
the humidity's going up. here's an example in easton, 71 now, and 9:00, 63, 7:00 a.m., 57, not cooling down at all in the night tonight, and as we a look at the rest of the area, there's various casts, going into parts of south jersey, and we've got a lot of places to go to, and one of the warm spots, mid-70s, and bridgeton, all 70 degrees right now, and any time we see big temperature contrasts, we can show that to you. florence, robbinsville 71 degrees, and we got rain, finally we have rain on the radar. in pennsylvania. it's been ten days since there's been anything.
there's patches in pennsylvania, heavier in the midwest here, and some of that headed this way. some of it is also on the heavier side. you can see some of the thunderstorms there, and that is moving this way. the activity that you see in pennsylvania, that's not really reaching the ground, the lower levels of the at fear are just so dry that it's going to take a while to saturate. the clouds coming in, the future is looking a little bit wet, but it's going to take awhile. friday morning, after the morning rush, still seeing basically dry weather, just scattered showers during the day, so most of the day is dry, it's very warm. it's up near 80 degrees in philadelphia, and then here comes the showers, maybe some thunderstorms, and there's 1030 tomorrow night, and that's a heavy storm coming through parts of the area. there it is, saturday, 9:00 a.m. we've been talking for days about the possibility of this
systeming down and taking awhile to get out and have showers in the forecast for delaware, south jersey, and the jersey shore for saturday. it looks like that's going to happen according to the latest model. it's not going to rain all day. we're eventually going to be clearing, but it does look like it's going to rain on saturday. amounts of rain, not all that great, and there's localized heavier amounts further south. as we go through the rest of the weekend, you can see the temperatures go into the 80s saturday, election day looks wet, and there's more warm weather thunderstorms next thursday as well. hurricane, thanks, i'm john clark, hear from the greatest flyer ever, bob clark, and we got news on scott law next.
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speak. >> when i pass, and when we all pass, we don't know where we're going, but, for me, i really hope that when i get there, i get another chance to play one more game in the orange and black under mr. snider's philadelphia flyers. [ applause ] everybody says we all loved him. doesn't happen too often between owners and player rs on teams like he had with our team. >> his vision has created thousands of jobs in philly, has created millions of excitement for millions of people, you know, in this city. love you. >> they loved ed snider. the flyers are without scott in game five tomorrow night, but good news, he was released hospital today taking a nasty
spill into the boards last night, stretchered off the ice, spent the night in the hospital, but he's doing well. as for the series, the flyers forced a game five. >> got things we can win or nobodiments us to win, and so it's about what's in the locker room, how we want to play as a team, and we have to just care for each other. >> a lot of reaction to the eagles trading up for the number two pick in the draft taking jared or carson, and most likely wentz, and offensive lineman, they weigh in on wentz. >> carson clearly is a guy that's going to have a great nfl career in my opinion, not only the physical talent, but his football iq. >> bottom line is this, he has to every bit that mcnabb was, if not better. >> got to be right.
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is next. join us at 11: 00. > breaking news tonight, the death of prince. the music icon who made an indelible mark on american culture found dead at 57. shocking loss of a great talent. tonight, the tributes are pouring in. strategy shift, what donald trump said on nbc news about transgender people that has many asking is this a new trump and our exclusive with bernie sander, why he won't quit the race. volume ks wag began agrees to a payout. shocking video, a man is punched, robbed and run over as bystanders offer no help. the question many ask tonight, what would you do if you were there? and long live the queen, the royals gather to celebrate