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right now on "nbc 10 news today," ted cruz is out of the presidential race and clearing the path for donald trump to earn the republican nomination. and take a look at this, an officer-involved brawl in northeast philadelphia. hear why three men fought these school officers and find out how a high school student was also involved. >> tracking more showers this morning. here's a look at the first alert weather radar as we get ready for another wet start in our area. 5:31. 52 degrees outside and wet again. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. >> i guess it could be cloudy and overcast. let's start with meteorologist bill henley and the neighborhood weather forecast. hi, bill. >> some areas seeing rain and breaks in the clouds. this is a view from wilmington. the clouds are trying but really won't be successful. the infield is covered. they'll try to get a game in tonight. there's a possibility, we're not
looking at an all day rainfall here. it is dry right now in much of south jersey. still misty. but the rain that's following is in the suburbs and into philadelphia. it's falling just to the northwest of philadelphia. these showers moving off to the northeast at 30 miles an hour. there you see the dry conditions in delaware. there will be more showers developing. keep an umbrella with you during the day today. plan on a chillier morning. it's cooler this morning. 51 degrees in philadelphia with rain. delaware is at 51 degrees. the pennsylvania suburbs have dropped into the 40s along with south jersey and new jersey. the numbers will climb a little bit but i am only expecting them to go from the upper 40s and into the upper 50s this afternoon. get a preview of what's ahead with the seven-day forecast. anytime i'm on the air it's at the bottom of the screen. when i come back, a look at when you can expect those showers today. the futurecast hour by hour. right now, jessica boyington is standing by with your first alert traffic. we're watching 422 around route 29. no problems so far in either
direction, whether you're headed eastbound in here from this point at 29 to the schuylkill expressway, eastbound lanes are typically where we see more delay in the morning. still an eight-minute trip. average speeds into the mid-60s. no problemsç headed westbound also. you can see both directions on 422. out in monroe township, new jersey, there is a don'ted pole on route 322 closing in both directions around high street. your alternate, cross keys road or delsea drive. it will take you right by the scene. route 38 in morristown, new jersey, around nixon drive, no backups or problems yet. more updates when i come back in the next ten minutes. 5:33. now to decision 2016. the path to the presidency is clear for the republicans. ted cruz has suspend his campaign leaving only donald trump and john kasich as the last gop candidates. >> nbc 10's pamela osborne is
live in the digital operations center with what's next for the republican party and what's happening across the aisle. yogi berra famously said, it ain't over till it's over but i think it's over for the republicans. >> donald trump took indiana with 53% of the votes. after trump's decisive win, the rnc chairman trump will be the presumptive gop nominee. he said we all need to unite and focus on defeating hillary clinton. after cruz's loss, he said the math now leaves him no path to victory. >> we gave it everything we've got but the voters chose another path. we are suspending our campaign. >> no! >> you may remember governor john kasich and ted cruz agreed to join forces to defeat trump just last week. his campaign says they're not giving up. a spokesperson with his campaign tweeted directly to the rnc chairman saying they appreciate
his hard work for the gop but until someone has a 1,237 delegates, there is no presumptive nominee. he ended that tweet by saying, california, here we come. meantime, ted cruz -- or trump rather praised cruz for taking that step. >> what ted did is really a very brave thing to do and a great thing to do. we want to bring unity to the republican party. >> as trump celebrated his win, democrat bernie sanders acknowledged his upset victory in indiana. >> i understand that secretary clinton thinks that this campaign is over. i've got some bad news for her. >> sanders acknowledged his path to victory is narrow but says the win in indiana gives him a burst of momentum. overnight sanders told the associated press there will be
more victories in the weeks to come. hillary clinton used the indiana results to appeal to donors. she tweeted donald trump is the presumptive gop nominee, chip in now if we agree we can't let him become president. trump and clinton are zeroing in on their party's nominations, both candidates have commanding delegate leeds. sanders' win added to his delegate total. the vermont senator is still close to 800 behind clinton. trump's victory in indiana catapulted his delegate count north of 1,000 and has him less than 200 delegates away from the nomination.ç candidates on both sides will compete next in the west virginia primary next tuesday and contests in oregon the following tuesday. five more states have their say on june 7th, including the delegate rich states of california and new jersey. reporting live in the digital operations center, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. and for everything decision 2016, just use the nbc 10 app or
nbc10.com. right now read about the impact of the indiana primary and an accusation from donald trump involving lee harvey oswald. 5:37. a brawl in the middle of the street outside a philadelphia high school involve three men and two school police officers. take a look at the video. police tell us the school officers were attacked on monday right after school let out when they tried to stop two men from beating up a northeast high school student. a third man joined in the fight. we spoke to a witness who says it was upsetting to watch. >> savage. that's savage. it shouldn't happen that way. the police are like the pillar of the community. that's what i believe. >> one officer was hospitalized with a broken jaw. philadelphia police want you to call them if you recognize the men in this video. 5:37 with a jury selected, congressman chaka fattah remains confident as his corruption trial moves forward.
>> how do you feel about your chances here? >> it's a great day. >> several famous names were mentioned in court yesterday. on that list, president obama, vice president biden and locals including ed rendell. it's unclear which side will bring those names into the case and who will actually testify. others are accused of misusing grants and campaign funds. philly police wrapped up an internal investigation of an officer-involved shooting of a man in a wheelchair. officers killed jeremy mcdole in his wheelchair last september. the police department will not release its findings about the shooting until the attorney general's office wraps up its investigation this month. nbc 10 did find information in new court documents. they showed the city believes the officers were justified in shooting mcdole. investigates say he had a revolver and residues on his hands indicating he fired the gun before police got there. now your nbc 10 first alert
weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> we saw clouds and mist and fog and rain. today we're seeing clouds and mist and fog and some rain. and temperatures, they're running cooler. check out the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. even though it seems like an exact repeat, there are changes ahead, which is why we've broken it down for each of the areas with a different seven-day forecast. depending on the conditions, we're seeing some rain in philadelphia. it's been light shower activity. it's still moving through. most of the morning we're just going to be looking at cloudy skies. the temperatures will make a little bit of progress by 10:00, up to 54 degrees. they'll be held back by the winds still coming out of the northeast. we're stuck in this weather pattern that's giving us the clouds and rain. 51 degrees now in philadelphia. a little bit cooler in south jersey and the pennsylvania suburbs. uniform temperatures in philadelphia thanks to t clouds and the rain and the winds. right at 50 degrees in park
side, chestnut hill, society hill is at 50 degrees and somerton has dropped to 49 while mu musselton is 51 degrees. we've just seen scattered showers in new jersey. cloudy skies, misty. those showers are receding off to the north. they'll be heading out of here. after a rainy start, we'll get a long period of mainly cloudy conditions and misty conditions during the day today. temperatures in the 50s with a chance of showers at just about any time first thing this morning. but then mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. there's a slight chance we'll see a late-day thunderstorm pop up in new jersey. the temperatures will not pop up much. 56 degrees in haddonfield. linwood at the shore. cloudy and 53 with an occasional shower. delaware will see scattered showers as well. that's today. the futurecast shows showers right back in here at 2:00 this
afternoon. as we go into the evening hours, a chance of showers as well. there are dry days ahead and they're timed perfectly with the beginning of the weekend. i have the ten-day forecast when i come back. let me check that time again. when i come back in ten minutes. >> did somebody say weekend? almost there. >> 19 minutes before 6:00 a.m. time to get a look at the schuylkill see how it's rolling. >> nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has a look. what are you seeing? >> we're doing okay on the schuylkill expressway. still a little bit ahead of the curve of where we start to see delays. you still have time. go now. here's the schuylkill around montgomery drive. we're starting to build in volume. these drive times haven't budged yet. if you're headed eastbound from center city from the blue route to the vine street expressway, a 13-minute trip there. average speeds are still into the high 50s. but if you are in new jersey, this is one of the biggest problems we've had all morning. there is a downed pole that's
closing a portion of route 322 in both directions around high street. your alternates to get by, first take the detours and follow those. or take delsea drive. that pretty much heads north by the scene or cross keys road pretty much runs parallel to the scene. vai and tracy. >> 52 degrees, 18 minutes before 6:00 a.m. an officer honored. hear how philadelphia police officer jesse hartnett will be honored today and how another city will be doing the honors. plus, there's an app for that. how officials in our area are incorporating technology and going to the beach.
medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the use. >> researchers estimate nearly 10% of deaths each year are due to medical errors. the study by johns hopkins university says only heart disease and cancer cause more deaths. experts say most medical errors aren't caused by bad doctors, inted they are usually linked to poorly coordinated care, problems with insurance and differing health care protocols. pennsylvania's governor is asking state regulators to lower a record-setting fine against uber. the public utility commission fined uber more than $11 million
for operating without approval. governor tom wolf and pittsburgh area officials are asking that the amount of the fine be lowered considerably. they're concerned other companies won't be interested in investing in pa if the state is seen as opposing innovation. the puc says they are considering the request. home owners in cape may are repairing damage from a lightning struck. >> lightning hit a chimney on st. jim's place around 1:00 tuesday mortganing. a woman inç one of the homes g out safely. >> the biggest boom i ever heard. it felt like a bomb had gone off in our yard. >> firefighters had the fire under control in about two hours. authorities say the two houses that burned will likely have to be rebuilt. >> president obama will travel to flint, michigan, to learn
about the response to the city's water crisis. flint's tap water was contaminated with lead after the source was switched to the flint river two years ago. also today, the national police defense foundation will honor officer jesse hartnett. the organization will present the philadelphia police officer with its man of the year award. during a dinner in new york tonight. officer hartnett was ambushed in west philadelphia in january. he was shot in the arm several times. edward archer faces charges, including attempted murder in the shooting. it's 5:47. 52 degrees outside. here's a live look at camden this morning. where a job fair will be held later today for veterans. josh seekers will get a chance to meet face to face with employers and there will be workshops to help with techniques and resume writing. the job fair is from 3:00 to 7:00 at the bb&t pavilion. now your first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> we're right smack dab in the
middle a dreary week. that will not be changing. by the time we get to the end of the week, we'll have enjoyed more temperatures in the 50s and more occasional showers which we're seeing this morning. that's for philadelphia, the pen suburbs and the lehigh valley. to the south, not much better. warmer as we head into tomorrow. as you can see, you'll need to keep the umbrella handy for the next few days. it's been unseasonably cool with clouds in place and the northeasterly winds, we're getting nowhere near the normal high temperature of 70 degrees, staying in the 50s on through the end of the workweek. it will be turning warmer this weekend. heading out the door right now, cloudy skies in delaware and south jersey. misty conditions there. the steadier rainfall is in the pennsylvania suburbs and into the lehigh valley. that rain is on the move. the showers are moving off to the northeast, close to 30 miles an hour. we will get a break from the rain. this is how we're starting the day. the southwest, isolated showers. that's a possibility later this morning, manly cloudy skies. i'd keep the umbrella, rain
jacket nearby during the day today. because there are more chances for some showers. at 11:00 this morning, you'll see sprinkles in delaware while steadier rain is moving back into berks county and the lehigh valley. that's 3:00 this afternoon. umbrellas will be going up at that hour, too, dre at the shore for atlantic city and cape may. but that's a steadier rainfall for philadelphia and wilmington. those showers will likely break as we head into the evening hours. i think the blue rocks will get their game in at least to start with. it may stay dry through the evening. showery weather, today, tomorrow and friday. in fact, friday will see heavier showers and gustier winds, too, especially at the shore where there could be minor flooding. look, we're back to normal for saturday. 70 degrees, dry, showers coming through, mother's day morning on sunday, then clearing out nicely in the afternoon. then it stays nice and dry for monday, tuesday and wednesday. look at those temperatures from the 70s monday into the 80s tuesday and wednesday.
and aç warm summertime summer-like shower on thursday. cooling is down for friday, back to springtime friday afternoon, 70 degrees. the seven-day at the bottom of the screen anytime you'd like. we'll give you the ten-day outlook at least once every half hour for your planning purposes, vai and tracy. >> it is helpful for planning purposes for sure. ten minutes before 6:00. let's get you to work on this wednesday. >> jessica boyington is looking at that for us. how's it looking? >> we avoided all the ongoing construction this morning. we were open for business all morning long. one accident that appeared here earlier and that was on one of the off rams. still watch out for the spots to be a little bit slippery. right now for the most part, the vine is doing okay. as you can see, starting to see more cars heading out the door here. these are our cameras around 8th street. right here is headed westbound towards the schuylkill expressway. typically we see more volume first towards the schuylkill. it starts to accumulate right when you get off the ramp to the
vine or schuylkill expressway. eastbound towards 95, also doing okay so far this morning. we are watching kruk as well. still dealing with the emergency construction over the delaware memorial bridge. coming from new jersey, the left lane is closed headed into delaware but currently no big delays backed up into new jersey on to the turnpike or 295. monroe township, this downed pole starting to have delays there. approaching the scene as well on route 322 in both directions around high street. take cross keys road or delsea drive as your alternate. >> getting girls into the technology world. ahead on nbc 10, hear how a local event aims to get girls jobs in this growing field.
>> > hey, good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on your first alert traffic. right now we're watching allentown over in the lehigh valley. this is 78 right around route 22. you can see no problems in either direction. maybe a little slow off of the ramps. that's what we want to see
there. traffic is moving along nicely. this is what most of the majors look like for the most part. we're starting to see volume out there. i'll update you when i come back in the 6:00 hour. thank you, jessie. jerry sandusky is trying to tell his side of the story by exchanging letters with a pittsburgh reporter. a reporter from the nbc tv station received three letters. in the first letter, sandusky wrote, quote, i would welcome the opportunity to meet with you if you have a genuine purpose to feature the other side of what happened. i'm interested, closed quote. he has not done any interviews since being convicted. manufacture us feel we can't do without our cell phone. >> a lot of us. it may be an even worse addiction to teenagers. common sense media find 50% of teens feel addicted to their phones. around three-quarters check their phones hourly and feel the need to immediately respond to text and other social networking
messages. the poll also found nearly 60% of parents believe their kids are too attached to their phones. more than a third of families say it causes daily tension at home. that phone might come in handy at the beach if you plan on heading to the jersey shore and forget cash, don't worry within there's an app to buy that beach badge. three jersey shore towns offering the app is sea isle city, ventnor and port city. women in new castle have a better idea of careers in technolo technology. this is the sixth annual ç digigirls day. leth and 9th grade girls learned about the technology field. >> that is cool. i mean, just seeing the light go
on and the engagement, excitement. that's -- we need it. >> according to the national center for women and technology, only 25% of i.t. jobs in the u.s. are held by women and just 5% of tech startups are owned by women. amtrak is saying good-bye to the oldest electric trains in its fleet with a special opportunity for riders. the aem-7 electric locomotives who have carried passengers, on june 18th tail take their last trip. it will leave washington and come to philly and reverse direction and head to the wilmington repair shops for a unique tour of the maintenance yard before returning to d.c. very nice. police just gave us an update about one of two police involved shootings overnight. nbc 10's katy zachry will have
and a better future. for all of us. because making something in america means so much, to so many. weathertech. proudly made in america. nbc 10 news starts now. one man is dead, another in the hospital after two separate police-involved shootings. new information about how the second shooting happened. plus -- >> we are suspending our campaign. >> ted cruz calls it quits, making way for donald trump and the likely gop nominee. and now with cruz out, compliments roll in from trump. >> he is one hell of a competitor. he's got an amazing future. >> plus, democrat bernie sanders scored a surprise victory in indiana. it's 6:00 a.m. 52 degrees outside. good