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nbc 10 news starts now. overnight violence involving philadelphia police. officers shot two men at two separate crime skenecenes. also -- >> we are suspending ourç campaign. >> ted cruz loses indiana to donald trump and bows out of the presidential race. but he still vows to fight on. this is not a roaring. we're tracking more showers this morning and this afternoon. you can see the storms moving in on the nbc 10 first alert radar at 4:00 a.m., wednesday, good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm trrs. >> translator: i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to our first alert forecast with meteorologist bill henley.
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>> once again we have clouds, rain and drizzle. clouds over delaware. light showers moving through new jersey right now. cape may is starting to get a little bit damp. you can see the showers moving through the pennsylvania suburbs and into philadelphia. this is where it's coming down a little bit heavier in chester county this morning, those showers are on the move. we will see more rainfall not only this morning but during the day today. most of it light but occasional heavier downpours, especially this afternoon when there's a chance of thunderstorms. cooler this morning, 40s for south jersey. 52 at philadelphia international, 49 degrees in washington township while it's 50 in mt. laurel. a cool, rainy, drizzly start. there is warmer weather ahead. you may have noticed it on the seven-day forecast. that's a seven day for each part of our area. when i come back, a look at how much rain you can expect during the day. tracy? or jessica. another wet morning, bill.
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we're starting on the vine street expressway right around 294th street. we're not dealing with that ongoing construction either. definitely a good thing if you take the vine to get to the schuylkill expressway or 95. no problems besides roads are a directions between brewery hill drive and sedgely drive. if you take the schuylkill expressway, you'll be just fine and also 422 looks okay, too. you can see we're still in the green there, nine-minute trip eastbound from 29 to the schuylkill expressway. new from overnight, violent encounters with philadelphia police. officers shot two men at two different crime scenes. the first incident happened along grays avenue. a short time later, officers shot a man in overbrook. nbc 10's katy zachry is there live as police continue to investigate. what are police telling you about what happened? >> interestingly they are talking to us about one of the
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shootings but the other one they're being tight lipped about. that is where we are right now, this scene of the second shooting and it is a deadly shooting, happening around 1:00 this here at the intersection of 63 railroad street and overbrook avenue. we're being told from investigators that police fired several shots at a man. he was killed. we're still trying to determine why the shooting started. there is also a mini van here at the scene that they are looking into. we are trying again to gather information about why that mini van is playing a role in this investigation. let's show you video of the first shooting that happened overnight. we do know in this earlier police shooting, this one section of the city, 53 railroad and grays avenue that an armed man fired at officers from a back porch. here's how it happened. >> as they approached the male,
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they tell the male to drop the weapon. that male aims, fires one shot at police, misses and one of the officers fires two times back and shoots the male in the leg. >> one of those two shots that was fired at the suspect hit both of his legs. he is right now listed in stable condition. there was another man inside that house in the grays ferry philadelphia. they are waiting to get a search warrant and they going into the home, look for the weapon that was used and any other evidence in that shooting. we'll stay on scene here. police just opened up the intersection. we have been reaching out to some chief inspectors who were on scene trying to get more ç information. we'll have an update coming up in the next hour. 4 rooxt:04. donald trump and bernie sanders
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were the big winners in the indiana campaign. ted cruz has suspended his campaign. >> ted cruz, i don't know if he likes me or doesn't like me but he is one hell of a competitor. he is a tough, smart guy. >> trump's decisive win and cruz's withdrawal prompted rnc chair reince priebus to tweet trump will be the presumptive nominee. >> i'm sorry to say -- >> no! >> it appears that path has been foreclosed. >> no! >> and now to the democrat, bernie sanders sank the peop bernie sanders thanked the people of indiana for giving him what he calls a great upset victory. also ahead at 4:30. not the cruz's night for more than one reason. see what happened on stage after
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ted cruz told supporters and the world that his campaign is over. with less than three months to go until the democratic national convention in philadelphia, organizers realized that you might have questions. so they want you to have the answers. convention officials are holding a community forum this evening at philadelphia high school for creative and performing arts on south broad street. they'll answer questions about businesses like how you can make sure your business gets found on google. organizers also want to tell you about the meetings they've been having with cell phone companies to make sure your phone works when 50,000 people converge on the city for the convention. philadelphia police released surveillance video of a woman who was able to save herself from being raped. they are hoping this video will help lead to clues toç get thi man off the street. this man in a hoodie tried to stalk and rape a woman in south philadelphia. when he attacked, the woman hit him in the throat and pepper
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sprayed him. the struggle woke up neighbors who tried to help. >> i heard the woman scream fire which i know is code for sexual assault. annan mate is on the run after he escaped a prison 19 days before he was supposed to be paroled. this is at bayside state prison in hammingen to. corrections officers and police in three communities canvassed wooded areas, camps and rural areas but fon nod sign of him. it's the second time an inmate escaped the same psychiatric unit in the past six months. today pennsylvania leaders are coming together in harrisburg to discuss ways to
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combat the opioid crisis. this is part of a series of discussions in governor tom wolf's fight to stop the opioid and heroin epidemic in pennsylvania. this is video from a recent roundtable. governor wolf is holding meetings throughout the state with experts and community leaders. in 2014 more than 2,500 people died of drug overdoses in the state which is more than people killed in car accidents that same year. and the nbc 10 digital team spent five months investigating the issue of opioid addiction. watch their special report "generation addicted" right now on or on our nbc 10 mobile app. here's a live look from camden where a job fair will be held later today for veterans and their spouses. job seekers will get a chance to meet face to face with employers and there will be workshops to help with interview techniques and resume writing.ç the job fair is at 3:00 to 7:00 at the bb & t pavilion.
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> it's a rainy start and it's going to be another drizzly kind of day. here's a live view of center city from the adventure aquarium. we're in the 50s right now. we'll see those temperatures stay in the 50s as we go on through the day. 51 degrees at 6:00. 53 at 9:00 this morning. the radar showing moderate showers in the suburbs this morning. that's going to be on the move, those light rain showers over new jersey, those will be streaming through the area, too. it's coming down in portions of -- well, it's just moving into delaware county, moving through chester county, moving through king of prussia at this hour. light rain in philadelphia and cool all around. these showers, the first batch pill move through and we're in for more this afternoon. 40s and 50s to start with, the suburbs at 48 degrees. delaware at 51 and it's not going to be a huge warmup today. we'll be stuck in the 50s. with occasional rain showers.
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this is 2:30 this afternoon. not a lot of rain, not heavy rainfall but we could see downpours during the late afternoon and evening hours. we could see topping half an inch in philadelphia and closer to two-thirds of an inch in swedesboro. that could come with thunder and lightning later today. most of the day is will be a drizzly, rainy one. on and off showers, the pennsylvania suburbs, a bit of fog to start with and some areas won't last but the clouds will and the showers into this afternoon for bethlehem and easton. in berks county, 54 degrees with occasional rain showers in reading. and to the south, south jersey, look at those middle 50s, clouds and occasional showers. at the shore, a rainy, drizzly, cloudy day for lynnwood, atlantic city and wildwood. delaware seeing scattered showers this morning. there are more showers in the future. warmer in dewey beach, closer to 60 degrees with cloudy skies and occasional showers. 56 for wilmington and dover.
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that's today. theç seven day at the bottom o the screen, your ten-day outlook when i'm back in ten minutes. it is 11 minutes past 4:00 right now. let's get you to work midweek. let's look at 322. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. that's in both directions in monroe township, new jersey. it is closed right around high street. you can see that reflected right that string of red is that road everything is being detoured around the scene. for an alternate, they have to clean that area up. take cross keys road or delsea drive which runs past the scene also. that might help you for this morning. here is route 42 over in deptford, new jersey, right around route 41. no problems in either direction, headed northbound towards the philadelphia area. still a five-minute trip from 55 with speeds in the 60s. mass transit running on time or
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at least close to schedule with no big delays for septa, amtrak, new jersey transit, d.a.r.t. and patco. 12 minutes past 4:00. historic bucks county shrine is going up for sale. the 44-acre property houses the remains of st. katharine drexel. center ci . and center city is playing host to a craft brewers conference. it means more than suddens for philadelphia.
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4:14. the historic shrine of st. katharine drexel is up for
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sale. the 44-acre property is tucked away in bensalem, bucks county. she was born to the wealthy drexel family. she became a missionary to native american and black communities during the eraç of segregation for america. for decades her shrine has been there for locals. >> the sisters say it has become too expensive to maintain the sprawling campus. the body will be transferred to the cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul in philadelphia. the national transportation safety board says a short circuit in the metro system caused thick smoke to fill a stranded train, killing one passenger and injuring dozens of others in january of 2015. according to the report, metro did not follow its own safety
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procedures that called for stopping all trains at the first report of smoke. the ntsb also blames poorly maintain cables and cable connections on the track. astrazeneca promises to stay in delaware. the drugmaker u.s. headquarters is currently located in fairfax, new castle county. the company says it may move from its campus there to some place else in delaware. 2,100 people work for astrazeneca in delaware. the company has not announced any layoffs but delaware senator gregory lavalle thinks this announcement means there will be an impact. the city is hosting what's being called america's largest craft brewer's conference and it's bringing more than just beer to the area. nbc 10's matt delucia is live at the pennsylvania convention center to explain. matt, crazy how you got this story. >> oh, i know, tracy.
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interesting assignment to say the least. they were setting up yesterday when we were going in there. it's all set up now for the start on this conference later on today. we have about 12,500 people in town. it might not seem a lot but for the craft brewing community it is the largest conference as you mention in america. and right over here it will be help at the conventionç center throughout the rest of the week. about ten years ago, consider this, the conference was here in philadelphia, only 1,500 people showed up. this business, the craft beer culture, if you will, has grown a lot in recent years. the expo is tfl tself is not op the public. we want to know how much business craft beer brings to our area. some 4,400 jobs in pennsylvania we have enthusiasm, a lot of new
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breweries opening. >> the brewers association also came up with a statistic that 57% of adults 21 and older live within ten miles of a brewery. this is big business. about 600 breweries opened last year. that's about two a day. i spoke with one of the founders of one of the largest breweries in our area about why the interest has taken off and why it is so big in our area. i'll have more on that coming up at 5:15. live in center city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> clouds ahead, another rainy, drizzly one. we have scattered showers in new jersey. that's the view from wildwood this morning. the temperatures, 40s and 50s. a little cooler than yesterday at this time. rain is falling in philadelphia and south jersey. at the george w. bush, it's the temperatures that have come down. 49 degrees while ocean city is 50. we still have the northeasterly
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winds that will keep us in clouds on through the day. a few showers moving through cape may, heading towards atlantic city. that's light rainfall, light showers also in philadelphia. you can see heading through the lehigh valley, berks county into lehigh, northampton county, that's a line of showers with moderate activity. but to the south and to the west, there's a dry patch. that is going to be here later this morning. but that won't be thenned of the showers. futurecast showingç at 8:00 th morning, cloudy skies with no rain in the area. but as we go through the morning hours, here comes the next batch of rainfall. that shower activity will continue into 3:00 this afternoon and like this morning, there will be some areas that see some heavier rainfall. there's even a slight chance of a thunderstorm later today. here's a look at the ten-day outlook. temperatures stuck in the 50s today. cloudy skies and occasional light showers. a lit of fog in the morning tomorrow and a chance of more drizzle and mist for tomorrow.
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steady rainfall and potentially heavier rainfall with gusty winds on friday. we could see minor flooding at the shore as a result. look at saturday. finally we get a break. temperatures 70 degrees saturday afternoon. mother's day is looking good at 70 degrees as well. the full seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen any time you like. we'll take a look at the rest of the ten-day forecast when i come back. 20 minutes past 4:00. this is about the time you get out the door, hold on a second, we'll check the roads, so you know what you face. we're start on the blue route. >> the blue route around the mid-county tolls, the on ramp here. around the toll plaza, flashing lights. there's police activity on the awell. construction in both directions, headed east and westbound
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there's a downed pole closing a street. your best bet for an alternate is take cross keys road or delsea drive which will bypass the whole situation as well. here's route 202. 12-minute trip northbound from route 30 to the schuylkill expressway with speeds into the 50s. i'll check in with 95 when i come back in the next ten minutes. there's some construction there. >> moreç news for your commute now. septa riders will be getting reminders about safety. hundreds of employees will visit more than 100 bus stops, transportation centers and train stations in order to remind passengers about being safe when walking or riding bikes near septa. amtrak is saying about gogoo some of its trains the more than
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220 million miles, which is equal to 500 trips to the moon and back. on june 18th they will take their last trip. you're invited. it will leave from washington, come to philly and then reversion direction, head to wilmington shops in delaware for a unique tour of the maintenance yard before returning to d.c. 4:22 right now. behind bars but still fighting for justice. corn victimed child sex abuser jerry sandusky is awaiting a judge's decision about a new trial. ahead in the next half hour, phone out how sandusky is reaching outside prison walls to be heard. it's almost time to get sand between your toes. hear which jersey shore towns are going high-tech with their beach badge sales.
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it's 4:25. superstorm sandy devastated the jersey shore in late october 2012 and many new jersey national guard members came to the aid of people affected by the storm. yesterday in mercer county, nearly 3,000 new jersey zenl soldiers and airmen received the military humanitarian service medal thanking them for their efforts. congressman tom macarthur says the contributions have gone unnoticed for too long. >> a deep commitment deserves a deep, deep response of gratitude. it's my honor today to express that on behalf of our people.ç >> overall, 7,400 guard members in 11 states responded to the hurricane disaster. they, too, are eligible for the humanitarian award. there were 29 u.s. citizens in cape may county this morning. a naturalization ceremony
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happened yesterday in cape may's historic strong hall. one new citizen told us he feels blessed. >> it gives them an opportunity to start a new life, to build my own future as a young man, as a young citizen. >> the new citizens came from 17 different countries. if you plan on heading to the jersey shore this summer but you forget cash, no worry. there's now an app to help you buy a beach badge. the three jersey shore towns offering are sea isle city, and ventnor. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's a rainy start this morning. that's a live view of beach avenue, cape may, the marquis de lafayette hotel. that's just scattered shower activity. there's steadier rain in the area. on a chance of downpours this afternoon. if you love this rainy, drizzly,
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misty, foggy weather, we have more of it for you and it's not just today either. jessica boyington is smiling in the first alert traffic center. at least the traffic is moving this morning, jessie. >> i'm smiling at you, not necessarily the traffic. just watching 95. a lot of construction here. this off ramp to the blue route is closed. we'll have updates when i come back at 4:30. and mother nature's power. next at 4:30, lightning bolts are being blamed for starting fires in homes at the jersey shore. i did everything i could to make her party perfect.
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what ted did is really a very brave thing to do and a great thing to do. because we want to bring unity to the republican party. >> and that means joining together to take on the democrats. hillary clinton also has a message to share following the indiana primary. and reaching out from behind bars. jerry sandusky is hoping to get a new trial and says he wants to talk about the case that sent him to jail. more showers ahead, not just this morning. here's a live look at i-95 in south philadelphia. make sure you keep the rain gear and umbrella with you. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. let's get you details about the rain, find out when it's moving in, when it's moving out. meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast. >> it's moving through the area. a few scattered showers in new jersey. steadier rainfall coming down in cape may. you can see this steadier and somewhat heavier rainfall moving through the lehigh valley at this hour. that rain


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