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jersey. in the lehigh valley, 44 degrees. you can see scattered clouds there, looking like a nice morning, though. mostly sunny skies at 8:00. by 11:00, 67 degrees and into the low 70s for easton. in fact, everybody will see a warmup. once we get past the chill this morning, we will see enough sunshine to head us into the 70s for most locations, some of the pennsylvania suburbs will stop in the upper 60s this afternoon. there will be more clouds later today than this morning. so you'll need your sunglasses to start with. but for the commute home, maybe not.n cf1 o there are more changes ahead. you may have noticed them with the seven-day forecast at the bottom the screen. one seven day for each part of our area. a look ahead when those showers move into the area. jessica boyington watching first alert traffic. >> we're watching hamilton township in new jersey right now. this is 295 right around sloan avenue. no problems in either direction here. if you're headed towards the new jersey transit train station,
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you'll be fine getting there. no delays there either. all mass transit pretty much running on time or close to schedule this morning. over on 95 throughout delaware, no problems there either. we are still in the green. an 11-minute drive times headed northbound from 295 to 95 with speeds into the 60s. if you are in new jersey and you're heading into delaware, there's some nj construction still over the delaware memorial bridge. the left lane is closed heading from new jersey. you can see right in here, no delays or backups on to the turnpike or 295. vai and tracy. >> we are following breaking news out of ocean county this morning where the search for a prison inmate is back on following a new break in the case. >> police say 38-year-old arthur buckle was spotted on surveillance camera at a service area in lacey township. this is where he was reportedly scene at the forked river service area along the garden state parkway. nbc 10's matt delucia is live there on the scene for us this morning. matt, police say buckle used an employee's phone while he was at the service area.
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tell us more. >> that's right, vai. it's been about eight hours since arthur buckle was last seen here at this service area. the forked river service area. i'll step out of the way. you can see there's still a department of corrections vehicle parked in this lot. there wa a lot more activity around 3:00, 4:00 this morning. but they have since fanned out, of course, they have been searching the wooded area in this area of the garden state parkway. and police have been trying to get a little bit more daylight which they are finally starting to get as we approach dawn. police from both lacey township and berkeley township are helping in this search. they've stepped up their own patrols but are telling residents, there is no known danger to them at this time. within the last half hour, we got a better look at what police are investigating. they have surveillance video of arthur buckle at the service plaza around 9:30. he used an employee's cell phone around the burger king, gave the phone back and then left. overnight, the police have been using the canine units searching
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the wooded areas, searching from the ground and the air. arthur buckle escaped from prison last week, days before he was scheduled to be up for parole. he'd been serving time for aggravated assault, drug possession and burglary at bayside state prison in hammonton. he had previously served time for killing a 10-month-old. he's been spotted at different places, including barnegat in recent days. he's been caught on surveillance video several times now. we expect more in the way of this -- in the form of a plan from police later on this morning as to what the next steps will be. for now, though, the search is still going on. again, the town surrounding this forked river service area telling residents there is no known danger at this time. we are still awaiting word if schools will be open. we're staying on top of any updates. ave another one at the top of the hour. for now i'm live at the forked river service plaza in ocean county. decision 2016, senator
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bernie sanders brings his presidential campaign to atlantic city today. >> his visit comes weeks away from the new jersey primary which is on june 7th. yesterday, sanders held a rally on the main campus of rutgers university. he faces an uphill battle to beat hillary clinton for the democratic nomination. he claims he would be a better candidate to face the presumptive republican nominee in november. >> trump will be not elected president because the american people understand that we are stronger when we come together than when we are divided up. >> hillary clinton will do her own campaigning in new jersey later this week. she plans to visit camden county on wednesday. donald trump will be in new jersey on may 19th for two fund-raisers. >> one of them will go toward helping governor chris christie pay off a quarter million dollars in debt from his run for the white house. pennsylvania senator pat toomey is voicing concern about donald trump's abilities. in an editorial an yesterday, the republican
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senator called trump's candidacy, quote, highly problemat problematic. toomey added he's inclined to support his pear's nominee. toomey also wrote it is up to trump to make the case for himself in a way that ensures the republicans and nonrepublicans who have grave doubts about him. winning the nomination is a great accomplishment but it does not mean party members check their judgment at the door. happening today, new jersey lottery officials will tell us more about the winning ticket in this weekend's powerball drawing. that briefing will happen at the 7-eleven store in trenton that sold the winner. one person matched every number in the drawing but we still do not know who that person is. the jackpot reached 4$429.6 million. that lump sum payment is about $284 million. it is the largest single jackpot winning ticket ever sold in new jersey. >> just glad it's from trenton,
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new jersey. it could be in north dakota, all that. we need revenue or what up. we need this money. >> the lottery briefing is scheduled for 11:00 this morning. we'll bring you updates during the 11:00 show. you can always tap the nbc 10 app for details. 5:36. the woman at the center of bill cosby's sexual assault case could face thim later this mont. prosecutors may decide not to call to spare her from a tough cross-examination. constand says cosby drugged and molested her in 2004. cosby asked the state supreme court to dismiss the charges against him. cabinet police made an arrest with a deadly shooting at a funeral home. victor rodriguez was charged who police say was an accomplicement
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murder. investigators say someone shot and killed jonathan vasquez during a viewing for his grandmother last thursday.ç now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 5:37. clear skies this morning and getting ready for a sunny start to the day. but i can't guarantee you sunshine all day long. bright sunshine at 7:00, 52 degrees. look at the warmup. by 10:00 this morning, 64 degrees. there will be high clouds starting to move into the area late this morning. at this hour, the temperatures are moving down. philadelphia, that's at 52. that's the warm spot at philadelphia international and center city, into the low 50s. the rest of the area is chilly. 40s for the lehigh valley, the suburbs, delaware and look at south jersey at 49 degrees. pemberton as dropped into the 39 degrees, into 30s, mount laurel is 43 degrees and vineland at 42. look at florence at 47 degrees.
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a range of temperatures in interior new jersey. that's the starting point. enough sunshine to warm up nicely today, though, clouds not moving in just yet. they are to the west, coming off of showers in the ohio valley. there is a possibility that parts of the area will see showers later today. this is 1:00 this afternoon. high clouds, filtered sunshine for philadelphia, wilmington into atlantic city. you can see scattered light showers a possibility in central and southern delaware. those will stay to the south for most of the day. 4:00 in the afternoon, you might see a sprempgle in cape may. it does show the clouds that are coming into the area this afternoon and philadelphia will see some of the clouds. they completely dry during the day today. the planner for today, forecast is calling for bright sunshine to start with. then here come the clouds as the day goes on. upper 60s in the suburbs at 12:00 and by noontime, partly cloudy skies in the lehigh valley. 66 degrees with a warming trend in spite of those clouds for delaware, 66 degrees at lunch
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time for new jersey and the jersey shore, bright sunshine and 50s to start with. but later in the day, more and more clouds. a chance of some showers for tomorrow. you'll see it on the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. i'll go through the extended futurecast to show you when those are most likely to move into the area when i'm back in ten minutes. >> about 20 minutes before 6:00. looks like we have problems on 95. >> we get a glimpse. exactly where on 95 are you watching, jessica. >> this situation looks messier than it did just a few moments ago. several police cars arrived to the scene, a few ambulances are there as well. 95 around the girard point bridge headed northbound approaching that area right now. not all lanes are blocked. no big backups by the scene right now. the two left lanes are getting by. it's the right lane and right shoulder we have blocked right now. headed northbound toward the girard point bridge. no problems or delays. but they also could close off some of these lanes in the next couple minutes or so. we'll keep you updated as long
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as this accident scene is active on 95. there's also construction, earlier water main break around city avenue, headed northbound. small delays on steve ave between 59th street and 54th. just the right lane is closed. traffic is getting through the area as well. there's paving crews out there on kelly drive also. both directions westbound and eastbound between the hunting park avenue and brewery hill drive. 20 minutes before 6:00.ç 52 degrees right now. moments after tragedy struck, this morning we are getting a look at never before seen images just after the september 11th attacks, including these pictures of former president george w. bush. plus, we continue to follow the wildfires burning in canada. we'll give you an update on the firefighters' efforts to control the flames and why it will be a long time before neighbors can go back home.
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we continue to follow breaking news in ocean county this morning after the sighting of an escaped inmate who's been troopers believe someone spotted arthur buckle at the forked river rest stop in lazy township along the garden state parkway. buckle escaped from prison last tuesday. troopers say surveillance video at the service station captured images of buckle last night.
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according to investigators, he used an employee's cell phone, gave it back and then left. overnight, police used canine units on the ground and searched for buckle by air. authorities say people who live in that area are not in danger. matt delucia will have an update for us in 15 minutes. 5:44. 52 degrees outside. today in trenton, the new jersey senate plans to vote on paid sick leave. the bill would require businesses to offer employees one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked. supporters say the measure will help those who can't take a sick day without losing pay. opponents say it will hurt businesses. it could soon be harder to buy a popular cough medicine in delaware if you're under 18. tomorrow the state senate will vote on a bill banning the sale of dxm. minors would need a prescription in order to buy it. the measure cleared the house last month. the goal is to stop kids who use dxm to get high.
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it's in more than 125 drugs including robitussin, delsym and nyquil. what do we want? >> legal marijuana. demonstrators marched through center city yesterday. the group wants the drug to be fully legalized and regulated in the city and the entire state. we talked to the representative hoping to get support for a bill that would do just that. >> it's not about people being able to recreationally smoke all the time. no. it makes fiscal sense for us to do this the right way. >> last month governor tom wolf signed legislation making medical marijuana legal in pennsylvania. philadelphia decriminalized marijuana in 2014. newly released photos are giving us a new glimpse at president george w. bush in the minutes and hours after the september 11th terror attacks.
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president bush was visiting a florida elementary school when he learn of the attacks. the fot tos show him at a child's size table writing a speech he would give to the world moments later. the president then spent several hours crisscrossing the country on air force one, stopping at air bases in louisiana and neb be in before returning to the white house to give another address to the nation. today ferguson, missouri will get a new police chief. moss will be sworn in as the new chief. he's seen here in his days with the miami police force. moss takes the helm of the troubled ferguson department. it's been a target of criticism and unrest following the shooting death of unarmed teenager michael brown in 2014. the premiere of alberta, canada, will be in the fire ravaged town of ft. mcmurray to look at the damage. >> the evacuations are finally over. firefighters are getting the upper hand as the massive blaze shifts away from the communities. the huge wildfire devourq an
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area that's bigger than new york city. 1,600 homes are gone. it will be a long time before residents can return because there's no drinkal water or utilities. firefighters lost their own houses as they scrambled to save others. >> i don't consider myself a hero. but i've met more heroes in this experience than i ever thought existed. >> rain and cooler temperatures are helping the firefighters as they continue to put out hot spots. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 5:47. we're on our way to a nice start today. sunshine will be nice and bright to begin with. this is the view from wildwood this morning which will stay dry during the day. the sunshine will fade in philadelphia, though. this is the hour by hour forecast. bright sunshine to start with. look at lunch time, 69 degrees with clouds moving into the area. the suburbs starting off on the cool side, 50 degrees right now.
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upper 60s at lunch time. it stays dry through the afternoon. in the lehigh valley, you're likely to see more sunshine than the rest of the area, a few scattered clouds right now. those be thinning out. a nice breeze out of the west, 13 miles an hour. partly sunny, 68 agrees. that's at 4:00 this afternoon. part of the south, south jersey, the clouds will be increasing after some morning sunshine. 68 degrees at lunch time. we'll top out in the low 70s today. cooler at the jersey shore. not by much, though, 63 degrees in delaware. we'll stay dry for central and northern delaware with bright sunshine to start with. 54 degrees at 8:00. by lunch time, 67 degrees and then gets cooler later this afternoon. those winds out of the southwest usually warm things up. the clouds will be coming in and parts of delaware may even see a late-day shower, southern delaware that is. futurecast show the clouds
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moving in. that's by 5:00 this evening. clouds will linger into tomorrow morning and 9:00 tomorrow morning, that's some light shower activity for dover and cape may. that line of showers is going to work its way north. a brief shower possible in 90-day l philadelphi philadelphia. the later evening hours will look like rain coming down for tomorrow. that's tomorrow. for today, we're going to stay nice and dry. seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. it's always up when i'm on the air. the ten-day outlook, 72 for philadelphia. the clouds come in with a chance of scattered light showers. look at the cooldown, 61 degrees for tomorrow. back into the middle 70s for wednesday and thursday. the week will end with showers and thunderstorms on friday. near 70 degrees in the afternoon. but by the weekend we'll be drying out and cooling down, too. sunday, 63 degrees with a chance of showers holding off until monday. then we're drying out for
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tuesday and wednesday. tracy, vai? >> bill, thanks for that. ten minutes before 6:00 right now. we continue to focus on our camera focused on 95. >> jessica, tell us what's happening. >> that accident scene is completely cleared out of the way. a really quacj thing that happened a few moments ago. there was a lot of police activity there. i was expecting to see delays at the girard point bridge if you were headed toward 95. that's all cleared out of the way. no backups, traffic moving along nicely headed northbound toward the bridge. also a downed tree on lincoln drive around gypsy lane. just small delays there. this is the garden state parkway over in summer's point around the great egg toll plaza. just coming off of the toll plaza, lane restrictions in here. lane restrictions with ongoing construction there. more updates when i come back in the next ten. vai? >> jessica, thank you. games honoring our heroes, just ahead, we'll tell you about the
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second annual invictus games.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. right now we're looking live at the boulevard. this is right around roberts avenue. no problems in either direction right now. starting to see more cars heading out the door there. no big delays or backups. also that accident scene around 95 right near the girard point bridge has cleared out of the way. no backups there. we will touch on construction projects in the area when i'm back in the 6:00 hour. this mother's day, thousands of breast cancer survivors, their families and friends covered the philadelphia art museum steps in a sea of pink for the 26th annual susan g. komen race for the cure. yesterday's event began with a survivor's parade of pink. 25,000 people registered for the event and thousands more came out to support the runners and walkers. a portion of the money raised for the race for the cure goes to breast cancer research. 5:54. happening today, sugar house
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casino will mark the completion of its expansion project with the ribbon cutting. it was a 64 -- $164 million project that includes a larger gaming floor, a covered parking garage, a poker room and several restaurants. work on the expansion started two years ago. we'll be getting our first professional look at quarterback carson wentz. we could be in for a sam bradford sighting after he demanded a trade in light of the birds' drafting of wentz. eagles veterans told comcast sports net they expect the qb to return. yesterday tackle lane johnson said the word on the street is bradford will be back in the next couple of weeks. he thinks the competition with carson wentz will bring out the best in bradford. an emotional moment for one family as they reunite with a family member who disappeared
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ten years ago. a chance meeting with a police officer in march helped gene track his brother to a medical center east of san diego where gene lives. >> i was absolutely flabbergasted. my god, he's alive and well and being cared for. the opposite of what i thought. >> the family says they're now piecing together the puzzle of where randy's been and rebuilding their life together again. the second invictus games are under way in orlando, florida, marching bands and flag waving mark the opening ceremonies of the event, wound, sick or injured armed forces personnel compete in various sports. more than 500 athlete take part. britain's prince harry founded the games which runç through thursday. first lady michelle obama and former president george w. bush were also on hand for the opening ceremonies.
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we continue to follow breaking news in ocean county this morning. >> police are searching for escaped inmate arthur buckle. we'll tell you where he was last spotted last night and we'll bring you the latest information from police. couldn't have done this without you. you guys were wonderful. >> nbc 10 responds helps again. we'll show you how harry hairston helps get her money back from the new jersey treasury department.
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he was spotted at a rest stop last night. matt delucia is live there. we'll have the latest on what police are doing right now and what you can expect if you're in the area. palace, police have a man in custody who claimed to kill his girlfriend. if you look at boathouse
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road, grab the sunglasses, first alert meteorologist bill henley says there will be sunshine today. glorious sunshine. happy monday. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm (ydavidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. dry day for us as well. showers may be in the seven-day forecast. let's not get ahead of ourselves. let's get right to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist bill henley. >> after you get to enjoy my name at the bottom of the screen, we will put up the seven-day forecast for each part of the viewing area. there are clouds in our future and a chance of showers as well. they'll be here as early as tomorrow. we're dealing with jacket weather this morning. 38 degrees right now in new jersey. the lehigh valley is at 43 degrees. starting to see some sunshine in delaware, frawley stadium will stay dry, 60 degrees by 8:00. look at the warmup, high clouds move in at 11:00. 67 degrees. in spite of the sunshine fading during the day today, everybody's going to see a


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