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i'm keith jones. let's get to our weather for a look at what's out there in your neighborhood. what's coming down now? >> we don't have much locally, keith, but west and down to the south, you can really see it on radar. we have storms to the south. scattered showers and storms to the west. this is a very unorganized weather system of the the rest of tonight and even early tomorrow, we can expect pop up showers and chance of thunderstorms, too, and also with the new neighborhood weather we are showing you, don't forget the seven day forecast always scrolling at the bottom of the screen. let's zoom in locally. if you have the plans to head out tonight, i think most of the area will be staying dry, but we'll have showers, thunderstorms moving into maryland currently, but locally, we've mainly seen the rain in parts of south jersey and delaware. cape may county, you saw the live video we had the rain move through there, and are seeing light rain moving through parts
of salem and cumberland counties. tonight, areas expecting scattered showers are mostly overnight as temperatures drop into the 60s and early tomorrow morning, mostly new jersey and delaware seeing that rain lingering. a closer look at the weekend forecasting up. >> we'll check in, thank you. meantime, decision 2016, the mad dash to primary day in pennsylvania and delaware. with the clock ticking down to tuesday, we find presidential candidates in the area today. hillary clinton rappeared, and sanders in philadelphia, and the republican side of things, ted cruz is allentown, and trump is in harrington, delaware tonight. >> we need a great president. we need a great, great president because we are really in trouble. >> voters head to the polls tuesday, the 2 vpth, just four days away. we have team coverage of the
countdown to the primaries. lauren mayk covering the democratic candidates for us tonight, but we begin with andrea live in delaware where trump spoke this afternoon. big crowd there today. >> reporter: hundreds pop hundreds of people showed up, some lining up in the middle of the night. take a look. the rally is over. people are going home right now. it was a quick stop for the presidential candidate who was just in town for an hour. [ cheers and applause ] the line snaked around the arena hours before the gates even opened. >> i got here at 3:00 a.m. >> reporter: anticipation mou mounted as supporters waited to see trump, and when he arrived, the excitement exploded. >> we have 378 entities registered in the state of delaware meaning i pay you a lot of money, folks -- >> staying on message talking about bringing jobs back to the united states, lowering taxes, and taking on hillary clinton.
>> reporter: what does "make america great again" mean to you? >> morals, people making a living in this country. >> reporter: the issue that nates most with many of the supporters here is his take on immigration. >> if he builds the wall and fixes immigration so that people are legal and fixes trade, i think he'll fix trade. a smart businessman. >> why many say trump has their volt on tuesday. there were people who were escorted out of the rally. some had signs against trump, but we saw men escorted out, and they told us that they did not say a word and they were still asked to leave even before trump arrived. now, we have asked the trump campaign, we've asked to see what the grounds were for their removal. we're waiting to hear back, but state police tell us this is a private event, and the trump campaign and fairgrounds have jurisdiction over saying who can and can't be here.
reporting live, nbc 10 news. >> as far as other republican candidates are concerned much, the ohio governor has a town hall tonight, a second stop in the state this month. and ted cruz made stops in pennsylvania today, and he held the campaign rally this afternoon. he stopped in williamston port, and tonight, there's an event in allenstown. to the democrats, we saw hillary clinton and bernie sanders in our area, and nbc 10 is here with that story. hey, lauren. >> keith, well, you know, if there's any doubt just how important our entire area is to the democratic primary, just since i joined you here last hour, i found out two more visits from sanders and bill clinton for his wife over the weekend. both campaigns not taking any chances to get supporters out to vote.
connections, hugs, and handshakes malter before tuesday. >> what this campaign is about is thinking big, not small. >> reporter: pennsylvania comes with 189 delegates at stake here. both candidates tapping into issues important to the region. >> i have followed with great distress the battles over the philadelphia schools. >> reporter: hillary clinton with a long history here, winning the primary in 2008. today, she gathered a room full of women including women's equal pay advocate. >> it's not just enough to be on the money, you need to be making the money. >> reporter: for some, it's clinton's journey's watching. >> i get annoyed when people say she's not progressive. she's doing having very progressive. >> reporter: candidates tapping into local issues here, there's one they took a stand on the hillary clinton coming out in
favor of philadelphia mayor's position to tax soda for pre-k. sanders has taken a stand against it. >> four days to go before the primary lauren, thank you. for complete coverage including latest counts and upcoming primaries and caucuses, tap the nbc 10 app. it could take days or weeks before we learn the cause of prince's death, but late this afternoon, authorities said there is no reason to believe the music legend took his own life. they revealed there were no obvious signs of foul play. staff members of prince's studio couldn't reach him yesterday morning so they looked for him inside his estate. authorities say he was unspronsive in an elevator, did not respond to cpr, and pronounced dead after they arrived. police won't say whether they recovered items from the home. tonight on nbc 10, a tribute to prince." dateline" presents an hour long special to celebrate the singer.
watch prince, life and death of an icon tonight at 10:00 right here on nbc 10. i want to show you now three pictures that capture the moments of sexual assault in south philadelphia. the photos are a key piece to the photos in finding the man in the crime. the man you see right here attacked a woman around 1:30 wednesday morning as the tim was walking when the man grabbed her and knocked her to the ground. she used pepper spray to fight the guy. if you recognize him, police want to hear from you. we have new information tonight as homicide detectives investigate the death of a 16-year-old girl inside a wilmington high school. police identified the victim as 16-year-old amy joiner francis. she was a sophomore at howard high school for technology. school officials say she died from injuries sustained after getting in a fight in the girl's bathroom yesterday morning, but police have not said how or if
they plan to file charges. school was dismissed early today as counselors were made available for the students. family, friends, and students packed church today to remember a school superintendent hit and killed jogging this week. it was an emotional triat that, too, for mayer who served as supersben dent, remembered as an educator, innovator, and friend, but most importantly as a family man devoted to his wife and three sons. he was struck and killed tuesday while out for a morning jog with his dog. according to investigators, a 17-year-old student from the high school hit him on the way to campus for a class trip. today is known as no-pay friday for workers in atlantic city. municipal employees got the last paycheck and not getting another until may 8.
the city hosted a free barbecue today to keep mori real high. they served up food and employees say it's been difficult to adjust to getting just one paycheck per month. >> we do things every day a certain way, and at times we think about we have to slow down because thes come in regardless, but the check comes once a month. >> and the mayor says the city's getting a break from the recent struggles with news that casinos plan to hire about 2400 workers this year. big news about this year's wawa welcome america celebration. nbc 10 and our parent company comcast nbc universal are the new home for the nation's biggest birthday party, of course, what you see here, the ben franklin parkway is playing host to the big 4th of july concert and fireworks, and now watch it all live.
let's go to ground level more for more about it. >> reporter: this is the site of the nation's biggest birthday party. it may not look like much now, but this summer, the entire ben franklin parkway transforms into the best free family friendly july 4th celebration. ♪ yes, there's days of music. ♪ and those large crowds, more than half a million people, several nights capped by fireworks. ♪ but this year, the eight day family celebration ignites something different. your child's curiosity, creativity, compassion, a unique fun and free way to teach them about our and nation's history. ♪ from the national constitution center to independence hall, free entry to many museums and then back on the parkway. wawa welcome america presented by comcast nbc universal takes you into the neighborhoods, the
block parties, and the patriotic parade. if your family can't make it down here, not to worry. we have you covered as long as you have a smart phone or tablet. watch live stream at home or if you're at work, not to mention our nbc 10 app with all the information, the maps, the guides that you need to know and you need to see for the philly sell brag, and the best part? the big parkway concert, a celebration of the sounds of philadelphia is happening earlier, july 4th starting at 5:00 p.m. so the whole family can enjoy our country's birthday on top of that, this will be the first time it's hosted in english and spanish on our sister station. this is the birthplace of our nation, and this is where it begins, philly owns the fourth, and your family will have exclusive access to all eight days of free fun on air, online, and on site right here on nbc 10 and telemundo 62. >> count onnous r everything you
to know, look for stories and event schedules on the app and nbc10.com. as for performers of the big concert, you have to wait. those names will be revealed next month. coming up next on nbc 10 news at 6, revooefl for revel, what's coming to the casino e is a far cry from what once attracted crowds here. that story straight ahead. we have pop-up showers, can't rule out a thunderstorm into tonight. some areas, though, see this linger into your saturday.
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because we deserve better. 5 white men brutally attack an african-american. using racial slurs. and beating the victim unconscious. the entire incident caught on tape. but district attorney steve zappala gives the attackers plea deals. drops all charges of hate crimes. and now four will serve no jail time at all.
five black guys jump one white guy... nobody would be going home. steve zappala. he shouldn't be our attorney general. casino closed for more than a year and a half, but tonight, new life for the building bringing something other than slots and card tables to a town desperately in these of a boost. nbc 10 ted greenberg has a firsthand look at the new addition on the way to atlantic city. >> a ghost town now. >> reporter: not quite as quiet as jim and john are used to finding when they ride by what was atlantic city's failed revel casi casino. >> it is nice to hear a little action going down. >> reporter: the shuttered megaresort former valet area transformed into a three-story
obstacle ropes course similar to the "it" adventure course at jordan's furniture. >> definitely different hope to attract younger people. >> i don't know this does it or not, but give something a shot. >> reporter: nearly two and a half billion dollar property were among four atlantic casinos thatt ete e2014. he bought it for a mere $82 million, reopening june 15th, with 500 of the 1500 hotel rooms. >> everybody's excited. >> reporter: this wall is in the process of being taken down. the idea here is to let people on the board walk easy see all the action that'll be happening on the obstacle course. >> people are always looking for things to do besides just gambling. >> reporter: gaming will only be a small part of the relaunched resort in the selection process to find potential casino operators, he says they are down
to two. >> we have interviewed over 25, and we didn't like what they do and the places we checked out. this is a four-star to five-star facility. >> reporter: saying the ropes course features several indoor areas as well. because straub insists everything at his towering investment will be based on year round success. ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. jews in the area and around the world begin observing the passover holiday at sun down. the eight day long holiday recalls the story of moses and ancient hebrews escape of slavery from egypt. they have a prayer meal. >> now your first alert weather. >> well, we don't have too much rain around, but it's in the forecast throughout tonight. the clouds are here, though, and our neighborhood weather showing you cloudy skies in south jersey, lehigh valley in
delaware with temperatures mostly in the low to mid-70s, philadelphia 75 degrees, overcast, and pennsylvania suburbs with some sun and temperatures in the mid-70s. tomorrow morning, some of the rain that i'll show on the radar is lingering, so in philadelphia, 57 degrees for the morning with some lingering showers, and suburbs in pennsylvania at 40 degrees, and rain in south jersey and delaware tomorrow morning with temperatures a little mild. pop-up showers in the forecast tonight. overcast skies through philadelphia. a look at the radar, though, very unorganized weather system. we're going to keep showers in the forecast. there's not going to be any clearing any time soon, just all off to the west and south. zoom in here, most of the area really just seeing clouds and some very light showers through south jersey and delaware and more rain, though, expected to move in overnight tonight. the best chance for any light rain right now is in south jersey, and in delaware. future weather, though,
throughout the rest of tonight, that shows pop-up showers too. heading out this evening, this is futurecast showing us over the next few hours, pop-up showers, but most of the area is dry. midnight tonight, more rain through south jersey and delaware and some could be heavy or thunderstorms. few popup showers possible, levalley, moving through overnight and early tomorrow, this is 6:30 saturday morning, mostly south jersey and delaware seeing the rain in the morning, and that could be lingering even by noon tomorrow. south jersey and delaware seeing the rain drier the further north and wegs you are of philadelphia. then we go through the afternoon and we could still be seeing that rain lingering in new jersey and delgz along the beaches and the shore there, but, finally, drying up for your saturday night. for tomorrow, new jersey, morning rain, millville at 69 degrees for a high temperature, rain on the shore, wildwood low 60s, and if you're in trenton,
low 70s, and philadelphia around 70 degrees as well. in delaware, wilmington and harrington at 70 degrees with the early rain. in the pennsylvania suburbs, temperatures mostly around 70 degrees, and tomorrow mostly dry for you, just clouds around. philadelphia could see showers lingering, lehigh valley terms in the mid to upper 60s. into the weekend, rain lingering saturday for new jersey and delaware and sunday, nice sun in the forecast there with temperatures mostly around 70 degrees. thanks. i'm john clark going to washington for a report on the flyers trying to bring the series back to philly. signing a receiver and something for the phillie that's never happened next.
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back to philly with a win in washington, game five, and the capitals had problems in the past closing outs the series. they are aing in d.c. tonight, the caps are not happy about brayden's hit. they say it's extra motivation to send the flyers home. here's more from washington. >> reporter: momentum in the series swings in the favor of the flyers tonight, which would force game six in philadelphia on sunday. the one guy could make that
happen with 31 saves and the win on wednesday. >> feeling good, you know, good state yesterday and pregame skate. feel good. >> he's calm at the net and, you know, makes a lot of big saves, obviously, and, you know, he did that last time and will do it again tonight. >> goes in, provides a calm presence gives us the opportunity to win. >> he got a win for us, nice for him, and he wants to keep it going. he's going to continue to play well for us, and we have to play well for him. >> reporter: capitals a heavy favorite for tonight's game five and one big reason for that? they have yet to lose back-to-back games in regulation all season long. it's an amazing stat. the flyers would love to beat them in overtime if given the chance. from the veer ryeson center, comcast sports net. >> thank you, john. eagles signed a receiver for depth, t.j. grahm in camp, and
may have to face the best corner back. rolling out the red corporate for josh norman today, sending a private and big escort to the park today. for the first time in phillies history, they are batting and brewers in the same game. the manager is hitting him eighth ahead of hernandez and brewers are doing the same. it worked for the phillies wednesday night. their ninth hitter had the walk-off hit for the win. i'm john clark. we're
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right, friday night, seeing rain in parts, right? >> and pop-up showers, can't rule it out bought the weather pattern is unsettled today. that's in the forecast tonight. the philadelphia area seeing rain lingering in the morning. it's not a wash out of a day, but leaving showers in the forecast. this is the ten-day forecast. sunday is perfect, sunny, 70, monday, warmer, 80, and next chance of rain tuesday on election day so have the umbrella then, and if you're in
new jersey and delaware, you'll see rain tomorrow too. >> for all of us here, i'm keith jones, thank you for watching. we continue now with lester holt. breaking news tonight. cause of death, an autopsy now complete on music legend prince, as questions over why he died so suddenly at 57. fans around the world mourn the loss of an icon. a massive manhunt for the person or people responsible for killing eight family members execution style. controversial visit. the obamas dine with the royals and meet prince george. but their trip sparking anger in a battle over britain's future. money for retirement from reverse mortgages. why experts who once warned about them are now saying they're a safer bet. miracle survivor. she nearly died in a mass shooting, but walked out of the hospital two months later. tonight our exclusive interview with her.