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. good morning. serious in life and in death a. day after his autopsy, authorities remain tight lipped this morning about what killed prince. >> there were no obvious signs of trauma on the body at tall. >> rumors swirling of a possible drug problem as eerie new video emerges of his final concert. the singer saying he was sorry for a previous health scare. tributes still pouring in from across the country and around the world. we are live outside paisley park. massive man hunt. authorities searching for the shooter or shooters in ohio who gunned down eight members of the same family in the same home, all of them execution style. >> there is a person or persons
out that are armed, are very dangerous. >> why officials are telling other members of that family to watch out this morning. countdown to victory, presidential front runners donald trump and hillary clinton campaigning hard with primaries in five states, three days away, both hoping to pull off clean sweeps. is it the beginning of the end for their rivals? and a little prince and his pjs, staying up way past his bed time to meet the president. another sign that prince george can't help being royally adorable. today, saturday, april 23rd, 2016. from nbc news, this is "today" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today another on this saturday morning. i'm craig melvin.
>> i'm chanel jones along with dylan dwyer. >> isn't it nice to put kids in all white? it is adorable. you get the gifts, you get robes they never really wear. this little guy, i think the song from lion king, "i can't wait to be king. >> adorable. >> steams the show wherever he goes. >> so cute. >> we will get to a little more on prince george in a minute. let's get to our top story the investigation into prince's untimely death. an autopsy was performed friday. this morning, investigators are not saying a whole lot about what was found. nbc's ron mott is outside prince's recording studio where his body was discovered, ron, good morning. >> reporter: hey, craig, good morning to you. anyone expecting to get some clue into what led to this tragedy is pending with respect to yesterday's autopsy. of course, all that means is more waiting. this morning, funeral plans for
prince remain undisclosed, his family taking custody of the body, transported in this van after a four-hour autopsy that produced no official cause on manner of death. but the lead investigator appears to put one area of speculation to rest. >> there were no obvious signs of trauma on the body at all. we have no reason to believe at this time that it's under the investigation. >> that investigation is expected to proceed several more weeks, authorities say, before a final report on what happened is released. in the meantime, rumors filled the void. tmc has an unverified report the singer overdosed last week, publishing a man prince outside a drug store reportedly one of multiple visits he made before the day he died. at his final public performance april 14th in atlanta, prince apologized for postponing those two shows. >> i apologize at this time for
the other shows. ♪ >> reporter: sheila e, a one time band mate and fiancee says there is pain and joy in her heart. >> i am grateful to have been a part of his life and him a part of mine. >> reporter: she added nothing in recent memory suggested to her trouble may be on the horizon, a point notable music producer almost a. reed echoed on friday. >> the prince i know was super healthy, vegan, wasn't an abuseer of drug, wasn't an abuseer of alcohol. >> reporter: for now, however he died seems unconsequential to his legion of fan, a steady of whom are outside his estate, saddened and grateful for the life he lived. starting next thursday, amc theaters is re-releasing "purple rain" as a chance for fans to relive prince all again. guy, back to you. >> ron, i was there with you yesterday. it looks as if that make-shift
memorial behind you continues to grow outside paisley park. quite beautiful. >> reporter: thank you. >> dr. cyril wecht is a coroner, he looked into previous deaths. >> good morning. >> based on all the evidence we know this morning, what do you think happened? what do you think killed prince? >> i think first of all for 55 years as a long-time coroner involved in all kind of medical investigations, i would give overwhelming odds that tragically this is a drug death. when you rule out foul play, when there is no history of any kind of significant disease, heart and lungs. when you rule out any kind of intervention, foul play, anything of environmental nature, you come down to an autopsy which is essentially negative and that probably means drugs. there is a rumor, calm it what
you will, that he was taking percocet. percocet contains oxycodone and as id aminophyns. oxycodone, oxycontin is one of the biggest drugs in this epidemic sweeping the country. oxycodone is a powerful semi synthetic an fal geesic. it presses into the brain and leads to depression of the heart and lungs. it is just as potent as morphine when taken subcutaneously, almost as potent when taken orally and acetiminophin. that adds to it. but that is a part of the picture. so i think that this almost certainly is going to prove to be a drug death. >> a week ago, dr. wecht, there
was this plane coming from 300 miles trgs plane descended at a rate indicative there was some sort of medical emergency on board him we know there was someone not responsive on board. his reps say that he was treated and released for flu-like symptoms. does that add up to you? what does that tell you? >> if that's part of the clinical medical history, obviously, this was such a precipitous medical problem that required a claim of an emergency landing, et cetera. it could not have been a cardiac condition, right, or a cerebral problem or a pulmonary embolism and he was discharged and i understand he couldn't get a private room so did not want to say. so the fact that you had that claim, an mortgages situation, the treatment, evidently a response, because i think then he went on to give another concert, whatever.
so, again, that fits into the drug pick. i cannot think of any medical pathological condition that would give you that claim of a scenario with those kind of incredible ups and downs in such a short period of time, other than drugs. he had an acute drug episode, they probably treated him with narcan and he got better as you always do, then he took the drug again. most regrettable. >> bottom line, the was so sudden. >> we will get a lot more information when the toxicology report comes out in a few weeks. >> thank you. to ohio now, where a massive manhunt is under way for the shooter or shooters responsible for the horrific killing of eight people from the same family. the only three spared, children, police now say they think the family was targeted. gabe gutierrez has more developments. good morning. >> reporter: craig, good morning. overnight, investigators worked
four crime scones and they worked their throughout the night. they now believe one family was clearly targeted and they've interviewed 30 people so far, but no arrests. this morning, the search for a killer or killers is intensifying across the rural pike county, ohio. >> we do not know whether we are talking about one individual or two or three or more. we simply do not know that at this point. >> reporter: sheriffs deputies got the first 9 blempb called u call before 8:00 friday morning. seven adults and one, a boy shot dead if four separate homes. another chilling detail, the survivors, three children, ranging if age from four days old to three years. >> it's heart breaking. i mean, you know the one mom apparently was killed in her bed with the four-day-old right there. >> reporter: authorities say none committed suicide, leading the sheriffs to warn redents
that at least one killer is on the loose. >> there is the person or persons out that are armed are very dangerous. >> reporter: so far no suspects and no motives. investigates investigators say the family was targeted. >> we are praying for the family. we are trying to lift up the family. we will do everything we can to lift up them. >> reporter: ohio governor john kasich is calling the tragic beyond comprehension. >> well, there is eight people dead execution style, what can you say? >> reporter: and they may never seen it coming. some of the victims were in bed, investigators say, suggesting they were shot in the head while they were sleeping. >> never have we lost so many people to a murderer or murders in this county, never eight people at one time. >> reporter: authorities say the killer or killers can be orlando and dangerous. they do not believe there is a larger threat to this commune. instead, they are offering protection to members of the
family who again they believe to be the intended target. >> this is an awful story. gabe. thank you. to politics now, where both donald trump and hillary clinton are hoping to land knockout blows on their opponents on tuesday. five states will vote. both front runners are hoping for clean sweeps w. refollowing both sides, let's begin with halle jackson. good morning. >> reporter: hi, chanel. good morning. this morning, a handsful of donald trump fans are lining up to see him speak if bridgeport, trump, ahead of northeastern primaries, looking for a knockout. now, calling on his rivals to drop out. if front of a fired up crowd, donald trump caught up and tripped up. >> we want south carolina. and we want new hampshire -- and we want connecticut. >> reporter: not connecticut, not today at least.
if he wins the majority of the delegates there, his task getseseier. he will need to win half of the coming delegates to lock up the nomination. >> there is no path for victory for cruz, he should get out. they should both get out. they should. >> reporter: trump plans to focus on foreign policy. while he told "for kunis" magazine he's not going to rebrand. his top adviser acknowledges the party insiders, trump can take on a different persona privately than the one privately there they were saying, trees their words. that all of this is just a show. >> that he doesn't believe anything he is saying. he is telling us he is lying to us. >> reporter: ted cruz taking aim in pennsylvania. he focussed to kick off delegates. john kasich focusing more on rhode island and connecticut. both getting back up from the stop trump movement. on defense now, after pitting out new york. >> as we move out west, we move
where the numbers are as strong for the movement. >> that doesn't mean we will ignore the northeast atlantic. >> he will focus on indiana, a new poll shows cruz in striking dance of strump u trump. game on in the hoosier states t. cruz campaign tells us they expect to pick up 40 delegates in indiana. the next big battleground state for the gop, but the republican national committee through all of this staying on the side line, reince priebus telling member, politics is a team sport, adding the gop needs to rally around the eventual nominee. >> thank you. let's turn to the democrats now. bernie sander's along shot bid for his party's nominee might become more difficult after this tuesday's primaries. kelly o'donnell is following the democrats. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, craig. in this final turn towards tuesday's five-state ground, there is a lot of ground to
cover. hillary clinton will stop here in central falls high school and bernie sanders holds rallies in maryland and delaware. sanders says the race is not over yet, while clinton is showing signs she is looking towards november. ♪ >> reporter: in scranton, hillary clinton added an upbeat campaign. she played up some pennsylvania nostalgia. >> so this place has a lot of not just memories, but special meanings to me. >> reporter: clinton goes into tuesday with a double digit lead in pennsylvania. >> i will work my heart out for the people here in northeastern pennsylvania. >> reporter: while she took her usual jab at bernie sanders, clinton hits gop front runner donald trump as out of touch. >> he needs to get out of those towers and actually come down and talk with people and listen to them. >> reporter: tuesday has somerset built-in advantages
for:these states hold primaries, not caucusings, where sanders has often one. they allow only democrats to participate. sanders draws big support from independents. >> let's make sure pennsylvania has the largest voter turnout in the history of the democratic party. >> reporter: also in pennsylvania, joe biden's birthplace, sanders hit clinton by the vice president's interview with the "new york times." >> don't take mr. sanders aspirational approach over mrs. clinton caution any day. >> reporter: flampgd by andrea mitchell, sanders qualified his willing ins to campaign for clinton if she wins the nomination. >> we need to find out what her platform is. what the views are that she is going to bring forth. to what degree she will adopt many of the ideas that are extremely popular and i think very sensible. >> reporter: and as the voting comes to states where joe bind
has roots, he makes clear he is staying future tral but comments on sanders' style. sanders acknowledges it could be a tough test. but he vows to carry on. >> kelly, thank you. president obama held a town hall in great britain this morning, saying he is proud of his health insurance overhaul and for helping turn the u.s. economy around. he added that despite his chief achievements, we won't see his ending until another day. governor mcauliffe would allow ex-cons to vote next november if they finish their probation. critics say it's a move to help the democrats in the fall election. prosecutors are dropping criminal charges for now, against a man who seen a phoenix highway shooter. he was released under elick tronnic monitoring after held on
charges, including drive-by shootings and the attacks if september caused panic on the highways as 11 cars were hit. while merrick claims he is innocent, prosecutors say the move is designed to allow more investigation that could lead them to file charges again. >> it was a night of major league baseball. chicago white sox, line drive, sets up this wild triple play against the texas rangers. outfielder adam eden 345id the throw to the 1st, a tag. the run down was crazy. the 2nd baseman chasing the runner until the flip t. catcher, then the 3rd baseman, who finally makes the tag on the third out. jacoby elsberry pulled off a straight steal at home against the rays to tie the game at three runs apiece. as the catcher there is nothing more embarrassing than having
someone steal home plate. >> and as a runner, it never goes to the runner. very rare. very rare. let's talk about the forecast for a moment. on the east coast, kind of cloudy this morning. >> it will be a gorgeous day in the northeast. out in the rockies, we got mountain snow in the highest elevation, still falling. we have spotty showers, through idaho, salt lake estimate those will turn into the next storm system and cause a potential for severe weather as you go into tomorrow. today, though, we could see stronger storms across the high plains. tomorrow, the cold front will trigger more storms, back into nebraska, today in this dark area of green, we have a chance of isolated strong storms. few damaging wind gusts, tomorrow, we have a slight risk,
iowa through kansas city, stretching down into north central okhoma. lawe good saturday morning. i am meteorologist karen thomas checking in on your neighborhood forecast. hold the umbrellas for a little while anyway. scattered showers continue to move through the area. we're looking for a high temperature of close to 70 degrees. as we move on through here in the pennsylvania suburbs, we are looking for drying and sunshine later on today, which is good news. as well as the lehigh valley. enjoy! peek out your window. >> and that's your latest forecast. >> dylan, thank you. this will almost certainly be our adorable story of the day. there is no way you can look at these photos, really, and not smile. prince george staying up past his bed time last night to meet
president obama the young royal stealing the show once again, kelly kobiaya is in london with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, shan el, a good surprise, cameras allowed into the london private home for the first time t. future king of england is meeting him in his pajamas. a royal handshake from little prince jompblg up past his bed time to meet the president t. toddler in a spa robe, matching pajamas and slippers, took his rocking horse for a ride. a gift from the first family t. president and first lady arriveing for a dinner party at kensington palace friday night. all of it shared on the young royal twitter feed. >> that robe, omg, so sweet. one follower wrote. and prince george always seems to steal the spotlight. he did it on his first royal tour in australia and new
zealand. and again the day his sister princess charlotte was christened. and even this week when the world celebrated his great grandmother, queen elizabeth on her 90th birthday with a 1357 from famed photographer andy lebovitz and a little stamp. >> the star couple, having said that, because he is so cute and generally has an heir of mischief about him, prince george won the hearts across the world. >> reporter: he spent 15 minutes on his presidential visit, staying up late. his first toews taste of international diplomacy, just in time for bed. by the way, this is the first time any of the young royals entertained a head of state privately. so a big moment for will, kate and harry and prince george's sister, princess charlotte, guy, she slept through it. >> she can care less. >> she'll have her moments. no worries.
. putting your money where your mouth is, is time to buy your home and should you be investing more in the stockmarket? we'll get some answers. >> plus, why is victoria secret getting rid of his bathing line? a move that has a lot of women and men up in arms. four years after celebrating his death, we are celebrating with a shakespeare quote or taylor swift lyrics? >> oh, no. >> so excited. "today" is right back after
let's get more on the forecast from meteorologist karen thomas. >> good morning, everyone. we have scattered showers out there right now but temperatures on the mild side. temperatures mainly in the mid to lower 60s. we'll take you all the way out and show you where we're headed. 70 degrees in philadelphia for a high today. tomorrow high and dry, 70 degrees for a high temperature there. taking you all the way out, for the primary on tuesday, voting day, take the umbrellas along. wednesday we dry out again, 68. same -- more of the same i should say for the pennsylvania suburbs. a little cooler. 67. but tomorrow, again, high pressure moving in, and we can be happy to see some sunshine. decision 2016 means a weekend of campaigning in our area for the presidential candidates ahead of tuesday's primaries. senator bernie sanders is in wilmington today for a rally at 4:00 this afternoon. the free event will be ats the chase center on the river front.
doors open at 1:00. hillary clinton is visiting on monday at the cafè live at the queen at 11:15 in the morning. also open to the public. the republicans. donald trump in connecticut today. he'll be back in our area for a rally on monday at west chester university. his rival, ted cruz, campaigned in allentown and scranton yesterday. he noted that pennsylvania is a key battleground state in the race for the white house. brief heads up on traffic. expect trouble if you're driving near city hall because the philadelphia international festival of the arts will be hosting a massive administrate fair just outside the kimmel center. broad street is going to be transformed into a park with grass, a beach, and a 20-foot water fall. if you're driving in the area, keep that in mind. now back to the "today" show. why should we trust a harrisburg politician like steve santarsiero who will say anything to win an election?
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we are back on this saturday morning, april 23rd, 2016, with a little beyonce to get you started. the superstar is doing a special tonight. in the pentime, let's take a look outside our studio here at rockefeller plaza. we have a great cloud. we have a pleasant morning. we will go out and say hello in a little bit. >> here's a quick look at what's making headlines the final alms results on prince's body are not expected for several days as the investigation into the singer's death continues t. lead investigator on friday saying there are no signs of trauma and
they do not believe prince committed suicide. all of this as tributes still pour in this morning. take a look at this video after a tanker truck is swallowed up by a sink hole in huvenl this is on top of a parking gravenlg arage. it got flooded this week. a fisherman caught this 47 pound mus ki in iowa. this is not the record for the biggest musky caught. can you guess what that record is? >> 50 pound. >> you looked ahead. that fish was released back into the lake you saw there. >> can you eat that? >> you probably wouldn't want to. >> everybody here, ah. now to download some of the biggest headlines as well as some stories you might not have been able to see. >> the world mourns prince's passing. hillary clinton and donald trump claims victory in new york and houston still trying to recover from this week's massive floods.
those are a few of the stories that had us talking. a shocking tragedy for music fans. this is an nbc news special report. >> prince the innovative one-of-a-kind artist that has given us so much music over the decades is found dead. his full name is prince rogers nelson, he was 57. >> two-way car for a medical patient, not breathing. >> medical personnel performed cpr but were unable revive him. >> you can listen to that music all day long. >> i think a lot of people will be doing just that. >> reporter: while in the race for the president, a big week for front runners, one big new york night for hillary clinton and donald trump. trump trounceing his rivals, his first win with a majority of the vote. hillary clinton we are newed confident. >> the race for the democratic nomination is in the home stretch and victory is in sight.
>> reporter: here on "today" it was melania trump that stole the home show in the plaza. >> everyone wants to answer this question. what's the one hat you'd wish he'd give up? >> the tweeting. >> mother nature we'll be right backing havoc in houston, texas. >> in every direction, water and the people whose lives are uprooted. >> what will happen to your home life? >> honestly, i don't know. >> reporter: the pitcher for the red sox found himself standing on a mound of conversation. they fired the analyst wednesday after he reposted this image, showing a man dressed as a woman, seemingly aimed at the controversial north carolina bathroom law. >> my comment was as innocuous and as non-aggressive as anything anybody could say. i'm still kind of trying to figure out how this all happened. andrew jackson, replaced by abolitionist icon harriet tubman on the face of the 20.
women who led the suffer raj fight will appear on the back of the ten and on the back of the 5 civil rights leaders at the lincoln memorial. across the pond, all hail the queen. the queen turning 90 serenaded this week, her official birthday portrait published. posing with princess charlotte, prince george and some of her other children and grandchildren t. photographer, american annie lebovitz. exciting, nasa releasing video of the foreign lights, dramatic and beautiful video of the aurora borealis. finally a cringe worthy moment, harry the hawk, celebrating in a recent game, took a jump across the aisle and landed in a very sensitive place. this might be tough for the trainer. >> how did that happen? >> i don't know. >> let's go back to prince. because i was there yesterday
and i never had been inside, it was my first time there. you have been inside. >> i was inside paisley park at a national journalism park last summer and we were invited in and i have to tell you, i regret the fact that we were so excited and we were so busy just being in the main. he has an area where you can have parties and concerts. he got the area for to us tour some of the rooms and touch like that. would you believes i didn't go. i didn't want to lose my spot. i could, i was in the front row. i thought he could come out at any moment. he wouldn't let us take cell phones, i had to take it in with my eyes him people were going in the rooms. he had a purple rain move, motorcycles. i didn't see any of it. >> it turns out, he apologized, his band was on vacation. he let us party there. it's a very cool place. >> on this show, prince, my favorite living artist, best
live show ever seen hand down. i doubt i will see a show that rivals it. 2004. he performed in the round. it's a tremendous loss. a tremendous loss. >> seven days ago, literally at this time of the morning you said that you said that prince was your -- >> let us take a turn here and look at the forecast. thank goodness, spring has finally decided to show up. >> in the country, too. in new york city, too the showers, those will exit, by noontime the rain is long gone. we will tap into sunshine, all of this sunshine will continue to move eastward. here's the rain moving in. by noontime, it's all gone, temperatures will respond. more so back in louisville, 73 today, birmingham, alabama, raleigh 78. we should get back up to 70. which is about 10 degrees cooler than it was yesterday. as we go into sunday, cooler still in the northeast in the 60s. louisville 81. kansas city up to 80 him denver
should make it up to 69 today after seeing possibly a flurry or two today. then on monday, we're still looking at the heat to take hold, all across the eastern half of the country. it's possible, we could see record high temperatures, too, stretching down to the south. highs in the mid- to upper-'80s, feeling more like summertime than spring time, little rock, 84 degrees. marquette about 36 degrees. so there is a touch of cold. it's all isolated to the extreme northern tier of the united states. we also have the area of low pressure, spotty showers in the northwest today. that will turn into and good saturday morning. i am meteorologist karen thomas checking in on your neighborhood forecast, what we can expect today. hold the umbrellas just for a little while anyways. scattered showers continue to move through the area, but we're looking for a high temperature of close to 70 degrees. as we move on through here in the pennsylvania suburbs, we are looking for drying and sunshine later on today, which is good
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the dow is fear record highs. the housing market is looking strong as well. the big question this morning, should you act now or is it too late? tim maurer is the author of the book "simple money golf good morning to you. >> it can be, channel. >> the big question t. market is hot. is it time to buy stocks? >> i don't want you to buy stocks because you feel the market is hot. ly say this, however, if you are investing in a long term in a diversified portfolio, it's just about always time. >> for the most part you should wait for a better opportunity? >> look for rebalancing in your portfolio. >> a lot of people think about buying a home. is now the time? >> i'm a little biassed. i sold one last week, i am buying one this week. it's a good time, interest rooits rates are at historic lows him we are buying a house at lower interest rate than the one we sold. >> you don't want to move.
you think about obviously shaking things up a bit? >> yes, if you can save as much as a.on your interest rate the one thing you have to be careful is not to extend the loan too far, otherwise, you will be paying more overtime. >> what about people watching thinking of selling their home. >> it's fought exactly a buyer or a seller. it could be both. we are heading into spring. if you plan to sell your house, now could be the time to spruce the home up and do it. >> let's talk about interest rates in just a moment. what about if you want to make renovations in your home? >> i have no problem investing your home, especially if you increase the value, i'd much prefer you do it with cash as opposed to debt. >> it could be a lot of cash. that's how people get into trouble is running up the amount of debt through their home equity. >> debt is debt, no matter what. the bottom line things you can do. >> personal finance is more personal tan finance. look at the personal indicators
more than the national economic indicators. pay off high credit cards. >> i feel this one affects everybody. some people aren't jumping, but some are. >> we have been there. >> that is a way to inskres, build up your rainy day fund. that's how you stay out of debt in the first place. you could be rebalancing your portfolio if you have a good strategy. >> that assumes you have a strategy. >> should you pay the debt and credit cards at the same time? i always wonder, how much are you putting on the credit card versus knocking down the debt? >> the credit cards are revol revolving debt. interest rate is higher. i believe it's enemy number one. >> look at the best thing for the long term. you have been talking about this whew, this is like school. >> it is a little like school. i apology eyes for the pie chart. >> i know. i know. >> here we gop. >> in this case, you can't rebalance your strategy if you
don't have one. u.s. large companies, small companies, international companies, balancing it with constefbtive bond. we buy stocks to make money. we buy bonds to keep us into the system when stocks are volatile. >> so we need some help. obviously, we can't do this on our own. you recommend we feed to for our personal finance tools? >> the number one indicator is your cash flow mechanism. mint and ynab i beaver are the two best systems to aid people in spending less than they make. >> can you get us started? is that the last one? oh. i'm like swiping. teach me, teach me. teach me. thank you so much. so these two will get us on the right track. >> min to the start w.ynab is for serious budgeters who want to make a difference. >> will you move in with me? my husband won't mind. it will be fun. up next, shakespeare, 400 years to the day after his death. will you know the difference between a shakespeare line and a taylor swift lyrics?
away, leaving phrases around the world. people are celebrating this iconic word smith. our producers found out his word bear a striking resemblance. we will play a little game here. shakespeare or taylor swift lyrics. first one up, here it is. romeo take me somewhere, we can be alone. who said it that is tay, tay. who is it? yeah. >> i know we'll have that. >> all right. here's the next one. don't waste your love on somebody who doesn't value it. >> i go jones. >> shakespeare. >> it may work. next up. you with your word like knives and swords and weapons you use against it. >> that's taylor. >> i feel i have herd that. >> look everyone. >> there is taylor. >> they are hard.
they are hard. >> here is another one. you have one more, go ahead. >> this is love all trust of you. >> shakespeare. >> i think there is another part that lies. >> you know what it is, it's the phraseing of it. if it's not whiney and songy. did i say that? i didn't mean whiney. >> you know the taylor swift fans. >> or the final word you can rhyme. >> thank you, lyrically. >> you called her winy. >> i didn't call her whiney faithful friends are hard to fi find. >> okay. oh my, what a marvelous tune. >> shacks spear. >> oh my. >> oh my sounds shakespearian.
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avenue and montgomery drive exits. a person in the crash was found in the eastbound lanes. it's unclear if that was the person taken to the hospital. a man is under arrest this morning after police caught him slashing tires in south philly. ten or more cars were damaged by the tire slasher. this apped at 17th and christian streets just before 2:00 this morning. investigators tell us they did recover a knife at the scene. in other news a toddler is in the hospital after a hit-and-run in south philadelphia. skyforce 10 was over the crash location last night. police say the 20-month-old boy started in front of a green work van. the driver left the scene. the toddler is in stable condition. i'm rosemary connors. back to
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good morning. serious in life and death. just one day after his autopsy, police releasing very few details about what killed prince. the lead investigator saying there is no obvious sign of trauma to the pop icon. this morning, our first video of his final concert as tributes from around the world continue to pour in. massive manhunt, an all out search for whoever is responsible for killing eight members of the same family. a mystery that is baffling police this morning. and a swim to remember. a high school senior participating in her first ever college swim meet before she is enrolled in the school t. team the school the community coming
towing to help this young woman give her mother a memory she'll never forget. today, saturday, april 23rd, 2016. [ music playing [ music playing ] >> hi, everyone, in boston. >> 16 and sweeter. >> two grandmas from ohio. >> and a grandpa. >> we love the "today" show. so do we. >> hi, daddy, we love you. >> always, good morning, welcome back to "today" on this saturday morning. >> talk about a fantastic crowd this morning. all those kids. all those birthdays. by the way, happy passover as well for those who celebrated last night, of course, the first night of passover. so. >> yeah. >> we begin this half hour with
the latest into the investigation into prince's death. autopsy results not expected back for about a week. during a fuse conference on friday, investigators saying very little about what has taken place so far. ron mott is at paisley park this morning. >> reporter: hi, shan chanel, g morning to you. people are probably disappointed hearing the word "pending." officials are awaiting toxicologist reports and other information. in the meantime that means a lot of speculation is out there. especially on the internet. unverified reports that the reason that prince's private jet made that unscheduled emergency landing late last week in illinois was because the singer overdosed and had to be saved. now, it is still a mystery what happened between ten and when his body was found hire on thursday. there are some reports he made unscheduled, a trip to a drug
store, multiple trips unverified. sheilaism, she says she saw nothing in the weeks and months up to his death that would give her concern that trouble was on the rising. this memorial is growing. they go into with wee hours of minneapolis, well attended as well. they will do that. folks will remember this giant icon. >> in ohio, a massive manhunt is under way for the person or people that targeted and killed eight members of the same family. police say they were all shot execution style at several different homes. gabe gutierrez is in ohio. gabe. good morning. >> good morning, investigators here are still processing four separate crime scenes and so far they've interviewed more than 30 people and they now believe that one family was a clear target,
but so far, no arrests. sheriff deputies got the initial 911 call early friday morning before 8:00 a.m. if rural pike county, ohio. they soon found seven adults an a 16-year-old boy shot dead in four separate homes. the survivors, young children four days old to three-years-old. among the chilling details in this story. authorities say some of the victims were found in bed, suggesting they may have been shot in the head while they were sleeping. now, authorities say none of the dead committed suicide. that's leading a local sheriff to warn local residents that at least one killer could be on the loose. now, so far, no suspects and no motive, but again, authorities do believe that one family identified as the rodin family was targeted. while authorities say the killer or killers could still be on the loose and armed and extremely dangerous, they don't believe that there is a larger threat to
this community. instead, they're offering protection to that very large family who again they believe were the intended target. but, this morning, here in ohio, the investigation and the manhunt are well under way. fred. >> gabe gutierrez for us in ohio, thanks. turning to another sad story out of hollywood this morning, the wife of popular comedian and actor patton oswalt dice at the age of 46. she is a crime writer and it came to a complete surprise to the family. the army investigating the crash of some of their hum-vees. it's not the type of crash you'd expect. they are raining from the sky in an air drop over germany. several of the vehicles actually crashed to the ground. the video of the 1ford airborne brigade gone viral. 173rd airborne brigade gone
viral. dylan zwier out on the plaza. she has a quick look at the forecast. >> we have a birthday here, you were surprised by a trip to new york. >> yes. >> you are 64, just got to new york for the first time. >> yes, i love it. >> well, it's nice to have you here. we have to all chill for different reasons. it's windy and rainy, it will improve. temperatures will get up to the 60s and 70s across the northeast we are looking like summer wants to build in the southeast as we head into the early part of the week. we have isolated storms that will develop through the plains. then tomorrow with elook at a better chance of stronger storms for iaow and good saturday morning. i am meteorologist karen thomas checking in on your neighborhood forecast, what we can expect today. hold the umbrellas just for a little while anyways. scattered showers continue to move through the area, but we're looking for a high temperature
of close to 70 degrees. as we move on through here in the pennsylvania suburbs, we are looking for drying and sunshine later on today, which is good news. as well as the lehigh valley. enjoy! amazing story of a high school athlete two competed last night in a college swim meet. it's vir virtually unheard of. the reason behind it is of love and kindness. >> that's right, craig. good morning to you. this story i love. madison winstead always dreamed of being aen a college swim team. that came true amid one of her worst nightmares. thank to a friendly coach and amazing team, she was able to honor her mother's dying wish also while making a splash. nervous, but ready. madison, her parents for her
first ever college swim meet. but in the stands, an onlooker, perhaps more nervous than she is. while madison fights her way to the finish line. her mom is fighting for her life. >> i was originally diagnosed with stage four colon cancer. we continued to get bad news, that it was progressing despite what we were doing. >> five months later, it spread to her lung. the 18-year-old high school senior secretly reached out to the university of kentucky where she is set to enroll in the fall and ask if she can compete early so her mom can see her dream come true. >> there is no way i'm going to college and she can't see it. >> it's pretty unprecedented a high school student can come in and participate as a college athlete. >> reporter: months later, madison's new team banded together to welcome an incoming freshman and to celebrate a mom
spending the most of her days. >> there is some time. we don't know how long that is. we just continue to embrace it and do the best we can with the time we have. >> reporter: and this is just the kind of family she wants to leave her daughter with. >> i picked uk for a reason. >> that reason is they're the family that i'm going to be able to depend on when and if i have to go through this major change. >> i'm so proud of you. >> the ncaa told nbc news this is the first time a student has ever competed before being enrolled. madison is one of the best swimmers in the entire country and her coaches say, she'll be the one to watch in the 2020 olympics. how is that for heart warming, guys? >> i can't believe that. what a good story on a saturday morning. >> dylan is here with an incredible story of the depths of the ocean. >> this is interesting. it's alarming scientists t. beautiful coral reefs are being destroyed. all signs are pointing to the
effects of a strong el nino. according to one report, a third of the coral reefs are threatened. many will be gone for good. dolphins toledo way on a visit to the kiritimi islands. the research team. but the beauty at the surface can't think of the horror underneath. the world's coral reeves are if mortal danger. according to dr. cobb, 80% of the corals are dead and her research site t. reason? hot ocean waters caused by the strongest el nino conditions ever recorded. >> it's very hard to witness what i saw last month on our expedition. personally, a proceed that took me multiple hours of seeing things with my own eyes, to even believe, it was like watching one of your children suffer. >> the planet has seen el knownios before. >> the el ninoesque, which
raised waters. >> the record breaking el nino, experts say, is but a glimpse of the extreme weather to come. >> the problem is with this event being so long, you are seeing bleeping repeatedly in many locations. that's the far worse than just having single bleaching events. >> coral bleaching occurs when overly watch watts interferes with the algae that helps support life. if bleaching goes too far the coral dies. it can have a rip himesque. because coral reefs are the life blood of all the fish and sea creatures that depend on them for nutrients and protection. half a billion of people rely on marine life for food. >> it can be mentally an emotionalally draining. you go under a reef that should be beautiful and multicolor. everything is white and bar ren t. fish are not behaving the way they would. >> reporter: it will take decades to recover, if at all. >> the big question is, will it
have decades to recover? when will the next el 19ia event that will push this reef again past the breaking point and lead to a massive mortality event. >> reporter: but despite it all, she says she still has hope. >> we can't help but notice there are survivors, very, very few, emotionally, you are drawn to them and scientifically i am drawn to them. there is a story of hope if there. >> just yesterday, a new study showed there was at least a 93% of the great barrier reef, a statistic that they say is troublesome. it's interesting, you talk about el nino all the time it creates flooding in texas as we've seen, strong storms in florida t. mountain snow out west. you never think of what happens under the water. it's the water that we're talking about when it comes to emknown el nino. >> still to come the three-year-old winning hearts online with her sweet gift.
>> we are back on a st. morning and it's time to trend. first up the news that has ladies everywhere gasping yesterday. it appears victoria secret is getting out of the swimsuit business. earlier this month the company announced plans to restructure and eliminate certain categories. swim wear argument buzz feed is in those categories. victoria secret stop selling bathing suits? what kind of joke is this? you, okay, victoria's secret won't sell swim wear, it's over. >> they will expand the active wear line, growing. we reached out to victoria secret for comment. no response smr i like them, i order online, try them on at
home. nobody, not wearing that one. i think i will get a lot more use out of the active wear. >> this atmosphere leisure. >> it's sweat pant material. >> i was going to ask you about that. >> atmosphere leisure. >> i turned atmosphere leisure into work wear st. >> right. >> they're like sweat pants. >> you can't stel tell, it's stretchy. >> that's the best. >> secrets. >> this one might sing a little t. scripps national spelling bee about to get h-a-r-d-e-r. harder, longer rounds, more difficult words, but with higher stakes come higher rewards, 1st place cash prize going up from $30,000 to $40,000. 2nd police $30,000, 3rd $20,000. these changes come after two years of the competition ending in ties. the final rounds could add up to 75 words, an increase from 25.
but were aren't the ones they had aren't those hard enough? >> look at this. >> scherenschnitte. >> it's german. i made that up. >> feuilleton. >> how would you notice how to spell those? >> next month. finally, here's a story that's sure as to make you smile. meet this little girl. she is three-years-old, brooklyn, she has the best job ever. every thursday she waits for her favorite sanitation worker and the truck to stop by in front of her house. if he honks his horn. it makes brooklyn's day, for her 3rd birthday, all she wanted to do is meet the man she calls her hero. she met him and shared one of her first cupcakes of him. >> my boy does the same thing, when a recycling truck comes the
guy waves. it makes his day. >> it's a big deal. >> i remember on the playgrounds in elementary school, we would wait for the buss to drive by and honk. >> when you go like this, it's a big truck. >> beyonce has a mystery brewing. and the beauty is making a big comeback. here's dylan with the pop stars. >> first stop, let's talk about prince for a little bit longer. since the news broke, he has been celebrating his musical life and legacy, his festive album is on the way to the number one spot. fans brought to itunes currently eight of the top ten best selling albums are from the singer. news overnight, amc announced it will play purple rain across the u.s. at 87 screens this weekend t. cannes kim festival will pay homage to prince. now to an artist who has been influenced by prince.
beyonce. i will so sound uncool reading this. developing her next big thing on fans, it's called lemon ade. it day because tonight. other than the name, no other details have been provided. leaving room for lots of speculation. she announced it was a scripted video giving the bee hive some time to speculate. let's listen. let's listen. what am i doing my love? pour me, pour me, pull me, pull me in. >> fans are thinking this could be a feature length video and a dramatic film or a behind the scenes documentary. we have as to wait to find out about. that finally, guess who is joining the bye watch movies reboot? the original c.j. parker. that's right, it's back to the beach for pamela anderson, dwayne "the rock" says she
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tracking scattered showers. >> that's right. radar showing us right now where the rain is. some of the heavier rain still poised to move through the philadelphia area as well as south jersey. dry right now along the coast in south jersey and inland. interior south jersey. you see the heavier rain back here in philadelphia. it is going to be moving through over the next couple of hours. we'll stay with the scattered shower activity. the system is fairly large and it's pulling moisture here. we'll continue to ask you to hang on to the umbrellas this saturday morning. north and west of philadelphia we are expecting clearing later on today. >> thanks for that, karen. a group devoted to peace holds its regular street meeting today in front of the school where this teenager was killed earlier this week. the wilmington peacekeepers will be in front of howard high school at 11:00 this morning. parents and students still waiting for news about the death
of 16-year-old amy joyner-francis. the teen was involved in a fight in the girls' bathroom thursday before she died. no one has been charged. philadelphia police are looking for the man who was pepper sprayed by a teenager as he tried to sexually assault her. you can see the suspect caught on surveillance video in south philly. the 19-year-old victim's hand is on his throat. she fought back. she told police that early wednesday morning the man tackled her on wharton street, pulled her dress down. she pepper sprayed him and hit him in the throat before he ran away. if you recognize that man, call philly police. overnight a man under arrest after officers caught him slashing tires in south philly. ten or more cars were damaged between 17th and christian streets before 2:00 this morning. i'm rosemary connors. karen and i will see you back here at 9:00.
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23rd, 2016. fans of the late singer prince leaving items at that growing memorial this morning outside in the recording studio in minnesota. i was there yesterday and the memorial, it is literally four times larger than it was yesterday. thousands of people showing umm, embracing crime. it's quite the sight. >> everyone is kind of shocked, right? still to come in this half hour on "today" one man's unbelievable weight loss. the steps he takes on a daily basis helps others to lose weight. >> naturally, george to the rescue is going to show us what to the the get your house ready.
the smell of good cooking is in the air. we can malle smell it downstairs, he is making a great chicken dish. channel will help him out there that's right. i will chop it up and share it all. i don't cook, i'll chop it. i don't know what i'm talking about. >> yes, i'm going to take my sweat pants and walk an over to the weather monitor. >> i love it. >> we are starting off today with rain, up and down the east coast. i promise you, it will turn into a much better afternoon. we will see increasing sunshine, upper 70s, down across the southeast. through the middle of the country. back into the mid-west, a fine day today, as we go into sunday, we are going to see a chance of stronger storms, especially in this yellow area right here from iowa through eastern kansas, into oklahoma, that's why we have our best chance of seeing isolated large hail, damaging
wind gusts. it's unsettled, highs in the 50s, warm in southwest, warm in the southeast. monday, we can see and good saturday morning. i am meteorologist karen thomas checking in on your neighborhood forecast, what we can expect today. hold the umbrellas just for a little while anyways. scattered showers continue to move through the area, but we're looking for a high temperature of close to 70 degrees. as we move on through here in the pennsylvania suburbs, we are looking for drying and sunshine later on today, which is good news. as well as the lehigh valley. enjoy! >> and that's your latest t forecast. >> dylan, thank you. now to a murder investigation that's about to enter a second week. there are still no signs of who killed a fitness instructor in texas. her funeral is set to get under way this morning.
bc sarah donell is if texas with more. good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. an emotional service is expected here today, compounded be i the fact that there have been no arrests. family and authorities are waiting for answers to choose the question, who and why? a new look this morning at the person suspected of killing missy bevers, dressed in head-to-toe in tactical gear him they first appear at 3:50 a.m. they record a distinctive walk as he or she opposite doors and swings it through. at 4:16, bevers' pittsburghup truck pulse into the parking lot to arrive to teach an early morning boot camp. she's inside the church. at 5:00 a.m., a search warrant reveals bevers died from a blow to the head. >> we will continue to be permitted to tracking down every
lead. >> police haven't determined if the suspect is a man or a woman or whether bevers was targeted. her husband brandon says he was in mississippi on a fishing trip at the time and continues to cooperate with the police investigation. he worried about his wife working eratic hours. >> i know a lot of people suspect the husband so many times, but this is not the case. >> reporter: there has been an outpouring of support in the community and online memorial page. i lit up our lives with your friendship, writes one person. love your free spirit, hosts another. the family says today's funeral will be difficult given lack of any arrests. >> it would mean so much closure, relief. >> reporter: and a reality of what family and friends have lost setting in. >> i want to see my nieces see their mother laying there in a casket. it's really going to be hard.
>> and the funeral is set to begin if just a few hours. a lot of people, including bevers family, will be watching those in attendance for that captured on under surveillance camera. >> thank you. up next, run into a new life. how this man is hoping to inspire others with this message him first, these messages.
>> back on a saturday morning, any 81 that exercises nows it can be quite tough. when you watch this next story, you may very well find yourself inspired. >> can you imagine losing hundreds of pounds, keeping it off for eight years, that's what he did, in the process, he found the way to help others do the same. his solution is as simple as a new app. for 28-year-old aria farsand the wait a over. here in the gym, it's hard to believe he once looked like this. >> i was depressed. i didn't want to leave the house because i had got son big. so i would stay in my apartment in college and order food and not leave. >> weighing down, tipping the scale at nearly 400 pounds in there the tip him point i got a xx sweatshirt, it wasn't close to fitting. it hit rock bottom. >> reporter: his first step, a struggle. but with the help of family, aria lost 80 pounds in the first four months.
when we first met him on "today" in 2008, he shed more than half his weight. he is still working out. now a personal trainer, aria is on track to keep the weighing off. eight years running, thanks to a hobby that's become a passion. >> when i'm out there running in the cold, running in the rain, you just get in that zone. but it's difficult. so you are out there struggling and it's very easy to get unmotivated. that's where heat running comes into play. >> heat running. run wild. >> an app aria helped create, allowing people on pace to lace up and race in a virtual heat. >> oh, no. >> it's hard to have a running buddy because people's schedules, especially nowadays do not match up at all. it solves you by allowing you to run anytime anywhere with ten people. he likened its to the videogame mario cart where a race is always at the ready. >> you open the app. pick a distance, 5 miles, a half
marathon. >> and runners are lapping it up. >> when it says unlock your animal, they start toing poo it. >> racing towards a virtual finish line. >> the ultimate goal is to help as many people to see it. >> and a lasting achievement. >> i did something i believed my entire life was impossible. anything that you believe is impossible. can you do that, too. >> aria is hoping to take this even further and that eventually runners paired up on the app will be able to meet up in real life. >> it's a good idea. >> i love the idea. we can all relate to the fact, you are a runner. everybody is so busy. >> everybody has a schedule. nobody wants to run at 3:00 a.m. >> get the app. >> why can't we think of the app. just ahead, sprucing up your home for spring, george to the rescue. george is here, first, this is
this morning on "today" getting if your house, george to the rescue has easy and affordable tips to get us started. always nice to sigh you,py friends, thanks for being with us. >> thanks, good morning. >> let's talk lawn, yards, apartments as well. >> now is the perfect time to get everything cleaned up. you all don't want to plant your flowers, rule of thumb is until mother's day, a way to add color appeal is window box. any time have you an apartment, a house, whatever it is, it dresses up your window, it dresses up the front of your house, back of the house, whatever. people don't have to just put flowers. it's a great way to grow herbs. especially if you have a kitchen window box. rosemary, basil, mint. sham low root, plants, herbs, stuff look. that that's where you want to put your window boxes.
>> let's move outside. folks want to entertain in the back yard. you got a deck go you got a deck. who know what is mother nature did it to over the course of the winter. a lot of 250i8s, yotimes, your deck gets the grime. you want to get off the dirt and check for nails that may pop. i honestly think all decks should be screwed down. >> why is that? >> because the thread, it sucks the decking into the framing. but if have you an old school deck and it was done with fails, what you want to do. if you see nails like this, you can hammer them down. eventually, they will pop back down or a cat's claw, you want to pop it out like that. and then you will want to replace wit a screw and you want to make sure the screw is a little longer than the nail and a little thicker so it has some meat to bite into. >> huh, okay. that's if you have a deck. >> now if your deck is in worse
shape than this, leak you have boards that need replaced, you need to bring in a contract roar. >> that's when you call george. >> that's when you call me. >> thiss i a trouble spot for a lot of folks. myself included, a garage. >> it's a dumping grounds. in the fall and winter. you do all this work. throw everything in the garage. we'll deal with it in the spring. here it is, it's spring. the rule of thumb is you want to go with three different piles. this is the stuff you need, will you use all the time. seasonal, but you don't need immediately and then there is a lot of stuff you throw away, do fate, sell. separate them into three biels. you want to use clear plastic bins. why? i don't have to open up every box. i know what is in there. i see is sporting equipment. i know where everything is. stuff you use every day, i have it easy to get to. christmas decorations, i can put
somewhere else. >> what about the lawn tools? everybody has lawn tools on the floor of their garage. >> yeah. you don't want the floor of your faraj to be totally clear. because otherwise it becomes a mess and it's a good place for pets to nest him you don't want that in your garage. utilize your paul space. i love these. these are great. whether or not you v. you don't want to put a bunch of nails in, you can use command strips. they hold anywhere from five to 25 pounds, depending on, look at the packaging, utilize your wall space, happening your rake, sheriff's office, can you use a cord, extension cords, bigger ones for hoses, anything you can get off the ground, it's going to make a huge difference is. >> now we move inside. we are talking home decor here. you are transitioning from winter to spring. what are we looking at here? >> this is a really easy one. in the winter, it's nice to have a darker curtain. it will keep your house warmer.
it's what you want. in the spring, you want to bring in the light. all you have to do is take off the finial. occur tain. it will lighten up the space. it will make it feel more springy. >> it's officially spring. >> we went from winter to spring. the slide of occur tain. >> the idea with the pillows, get fresh few pillows. you don't have to spend a lot of money. it welcomes in the new season and brightens up the space. >> always good to see you. >> for more on spring tips, visit today.com. let's send it inside with dylan with today's plaza fan of the day. >> we have the sullivan, we are related by marriage, my mother-in-law's cousins. we are figureing that out. you guys are getting married in 41 days. countdown is on.
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. he is sharing one of his most popular dishes. good morning to you. he is so particular. dylan moved the snap pea. he moved it back. >> don't get near him. >> let's start with what goes in this dish. >> they got the chicken, garlic chicken. it starts with brining the chicken. it makes it really soft. >> these are things we have. >> these are super easy. a couple things to look at is the coalrian oregano. it smells amazing. >> delightful. >> this is pepperacini. >> a little chicken. talk to me about the brining process. >> the brining is just water and sugar and salt. we do that before we do it in the marinade, it helps soften the chicken. even if you overcook it, it's
still real soft. >> is that something you do overnight? >> a whole chicken took an hour. the half chickens a half an hour, 45 machines. >> brine to the chicken. >> the marinade overnight. >> can you tell me how to do that? i heard people talk about it. i hear it's simple. >> you wipe the top of the garlic off. put it in foil, put olive oil, salt, pepper, squeeze it inside there, you get this pulp. it's easy, super garlicky, sweet. >> yum. >> rice wine vinegar, salt, sugar. we take that, all done, put it in the bag overnight. >> i can see how that makes a difference. >> seal that up. in the oven on the rack, afterwards. the move time you put it on the rack. can you do it on the grill t. grill makes it really good. on the rack and the oven, you
get all these juices. >> sometimes it gets dry. >> with brining. it's super, super moist. you get the flavor inside the chicken. we'll be right back it up a little bit. >> you know what i noticed, you took the pan and poured it on top of the chicken should we do that? >> it's an italian dripping, awe get from the marinade, squeeze the lemon in there like. that look at that. >> and then take some of that juice put it of the top. otherwise, it will be rich. >> that's what i was surprised about. you put the lemon in there. i learned something this morning. >> all things the white wine vig vinegar. a little more lemon. right over the top. >> look at the side. these vegetables look awful fancy. i don't know if i can do this at home. >> the sal, lemon, pepper. olive oil. >> can you see this.
>> it's like roasted in the oven. salt, pepper. >> you got asparagus, peppers. little zucchinis. >> what do you got? >> you show it out. >> thank you for coming in. by the way, you can find this on our website tied dock slash food. will you come back? >> that's it for us on a saturday morning remember toempblgs one on one with ice cube. they talk ab everything from his early days from the rap grouping to how he turned his career into a fantastic actor and producer. a quick congratulation to our producer. they welcomed this beautiful baby boy macklin. everyone is doing great. have a great day, everyone. have a great day, everyone.
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in pennsylvania and delaware as we count down to the primaries. we're live with a look ahead at decision 2016. prince fans continue their tributes to the music legend as the authorities wait for answers in his death. we'll tell you about the new clues in the investigation. oh, a wet start to our saturday. but don't worry. the showers will not rain out the entire weekend. we'll check out the forecast.
good morning. this is "nbc10 news today." thanks for being with us. i'm rosemary connors. it's just about 9:00 on this saturday. let's check in with meteorologist karen thomas. she is tracking the cloudy conditions outside. >> no matter where you are this morning, you have had a little bit of dryness. maybe you have had a little bit of scattered shower. it's been moving through this morning as we've been watching all morning long. right now temperatures on the mild side. 63 degrees right now in philadelphia, with mostly cloudy skies and the showers. we go to the suburbs. 58, a little cooler there with showers as well. 64 in south jersey. 60 in lehigh valley and 63 degrees in delaware. what we can expect, well, a slow drying out. that's what we are looking at. it's a pretty large system. but we are looking to get to 70 in philadelphia and close to 70 everywhere else. delaware 70 degrees. have the umbrellas handy for a good portion of the