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her death. good evening, i'm jacqueline london. >> i'm jim rosenfield. investigators say it wasn't the fight that killed amy joyner-francis but a heart condition she aggravated because of it. nbc 10's brandon hudson live for us tonight in wilmington with the latest. brandon? >> reporter: jim and jacqueline, as you know yesterday was a tough mother's day for this mom. we're told the family is using prayer to get through this situation. >> i'm just asking that people in the community really start coming together. >> reporter: city councilwoman sherry walker spoke on behalf of amy joyner-francis' family tonight. walker is usualing people in wilmington to have conversations with end bullying so we don't have another tragedy like the one that happened to amy last month, killed in a fight with three girls at howard high school. >> we as a community need to recognize and realize what we are we going to make a difference in the lives of our young people. >> reporter: the department of justice and wilmington police filed charges against three howard high school students. we chose not to name them
because they're under 18. one girl who police say was the aggressor faces criminally negligent homicide. the two others face criminal conspiracy. in a statement, the superintendent says, "the school district will follow through with necessary actions for the students involved in the incident based on the school district's code of conduct." >> at the end of the day, there is still a life that's lost and that life belonged to that family. >> reporter: prosecutors say the three girls planned to attack amy. the medical examiner revealed amy had a pre-existing heart condition and died of physical and emotional stress from the attack. >> anyone can talk about what her personal situation was but none of that would have happened had it not been for the physical assault. >> reporter: sherry dorsey walker says the family has not talked about whether they will attend the four hearings for these teenage girls. live in wilmington, delaware, brandon hudson, nbc 10 news. and this just in to nbc 10 newsroom, police are looking
into reports a 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at a high school in west philadelphia. investigators say the girl was attacked by a male student. they say it happened at sayre high school on walnut street last friday afternoon. this point, police have not filed any charges. we'll continue to follow this story and bring you updates as we learn more. now to the latest on a deadly shooting outside a camden funeral home. the man charged in the case is the victim's cousin. victor rodriguez was arraigned today and held on $1 million bail. he's charged with being an accomplice in the murder of jonathan vasquez. police are searching for the person who shot him. happened last thursday night outside the may funeral home. a viewing was under way for the victim's grandmother at the time. new at 11:00, did philadelphia's streets commissioner go on the attack because he thought another man was after his wife? >> that's what sources say about a confrontation that put the commissioner in handcuffs and the other man in the hospital. nbc 10's denise nakano is live
in olney where she learned details. >> reporter: sources close to the investigation tell me the streets commissioner went after that man because he believed that man kissed his wife. he turned himself in to the 35th district, into police here, to face those charges. a sunday gathering at this home on american street in olney turned into a brawl on the front porch. and now philadelphia streets commissioner donald carlton faces assault charges. >> he never gets out of control, like, they usually keep to themselves. >> reporter: this neighbor witnessed the argument that escalates into a fight on december 6th, 2015. that's when a north philadelphia man says carlton dragged him out of the front door accusing the victim who is a longtime family friend of his wife of kissing her. >> i just heard, like, a loud noise and people screaming. when i looked out the window, because you can see from there, i seen someone, like, falling over the steps. >> reporter: the alleged victim told police carlton threw him
into metal porch furniture and beat him with his fists. he says he suffered a back eye and fractured rib. after a five-month investigation the district attorney's office charged carlton with simple assault and recklessly endangering another person, both misdemeanors. we tried reaching the streets commissioner at his home. he was not there. the mayor's office says carlton is on leave until further notice. and i spoke to the alleged victim late tonight who says he believes he suffered permanent eye damage. carlton's next court hearing is next month. reporting live in olney, denise nakano, nbc 10 news. the man who escaped a south jersey prison is back in custody tonight after nearly a week on the run. authorities finally caught up with arthur buckel this morning along the garden state parkway. he managed to elude authorities since breaking out of the unit of bayside state prison unit in hammonton last tuesday. he was just days away from his parole eligibility hearing when
he escaped. he previously served 14 years in prison for the death of a 10-month-old child. a young girl critically injured in a norristown fire over the weekend will be taken off life support. jennifer vinalay's father tells nbc 10 she'll be taken off life support early tomorrow morning. the fire killed her 6-year-old sister and two adults. we spoeke to the son of one of the victims from puerto rico, el pidio fuentes lopez. >> liked to play cards, sports, loved baseball, be the family. >> cause of that fire remains under investigation tonight, but the district attorney says it is not suspicious. at least two people are dead after strong tornadoes ripped through southern oklahoma today. this is video of the devastation south of oklahoma city. forecasters say several of the twisters reached the powerful ef-4 level with wind speeds
above 100 miles per hour. and this is all part of a weather system that will bring us rain and a cool down tomorrow. >> pictures are just amazing. let's bring in meteorologist sheena parveen with your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. sheena, will this rain impact our morning commute? >> we could have some rain impact the morning commute for part of the area but like jacqueline just mentioned, it's all kind of interconnected here. but the most severe part of this is still well off to our west and southwest. moving through the central plains right now. and that's where we have still a tornado threat. locally, though, we are not going to see that kind of weather. in fact, we're going to keep the cloudy weather in the forecast tomorrow so zooming in here, you see the clouds are still around. a few springs in pakles in pars sussex county. weather pat tern tomorrow much like it was last week. last week we had the clouds around and cooler temperatures. that's what we're going to see tomorrow. overnight tonight, the clouds will hang around. mild when you wake up in the morning. temperatures in the low 50s to
mid 50s. cloudy through the middle of the day. by lunchtime, we could have some showers around. notice temperatures through the afternoon, they stay cool. close to 60 degrees with scattered showers. it's not going to be cool like this all week. we have warmer temperatures coming back into the forecast. we'll take a look at how warm with your neighborhood weather coming up. happening now, a live look from skyforce 10 over 676. crews are working on bridges over the highway. vine street expressway will be shut down from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. the closures will continue each night through thursday. penn dodot crews will be working over spring garden. resurfacing work from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. through may 23rd. traffic was moving freely tonight but officials will warning drivers to be prepared for backups and delays during construction. both projects are part of a $4 million project to rehab seven
bridges in the city. three people in the hospital after a crash in new castle county. above this scene on route 41. two cars collided around 9:15 tonight. route 41 remains shut down right now. not clear what caused the crash. to decision 2016. nebraska republicans head to the polls tomorrow, and so do voters from both parties in west virginia, but all eyes will be on the democrats who are still fighting it out for the nomination. bernie sanders is already looking ahead to next month's new jersey primary. >> he campaigned in atlantic city today and took aim at the casino industry. the vermont senator told thousands of his supporters at boardwalk hall that a.c.'s casino industry illustrates the greed we are seeing across the country and he stands with the casino workers. sanders also called out donald trump who once owned three casinos in the resort town. >> oh, i get it. you don't think he's a brilliant
successful businessman who can bring the kind of prosperity to america that he's brought here to atlantic city. is that your point? >> sanders told the crowd his campaign is not over even if his fight for the democratic nomination is an uphill one. but sanders' democratic rival hillary clinton is looking ahead to the general election. >> she campaigned in the spring state of virginia today where she called the presumptive republican nominee dangerous. >> i was asked the other day what i mean by calling him a loose cannon. well, somebody who wants more countries to have nuclear weapons, somebody who wants to pull out of nato, someone who wants to return to torture and murdering the families of so-called terrorists. i think that's, you know, the definition of a loose cannon. >> the democratic front-runner heads to kentucky tomorrow then she's set to visit south jersey coming up on wednesday. meanwhile, trump is counting on new jersey's governor to have his back. chris christie is now in charge of trump's presidential
transition team. >> nbc 10's keith jones is here with the closer look. keith, this could be another full-time job for christie will he's running new jersey. >> this is definitely full-time work and will be christie's job to make sure trump's campaign promises become reality if elected. >> doing this for a number of reasons. >> reporter: first came the endorsement. >> hello, florida. >> reporter: then governor chris christie traveled the trump train. >> all right. thank withdryou. >> reporter: he's the right hand chairman now of trump's transition team, as one expert put it, a herculean task. >> the position needs to be a strong position, full-time position. it's a complicated position. >> reporter: david eagles heads the center for presidential transition and formerly led governor mitt romney's team in 2012. currently he's working with the outgoing obama administration who frankly set the tone when it came to transitions. >> obama has 150 to 200 people
in this transition preelection before you know you won the thing and governor romney had 300 to 400 folks. >> reporter: it's a big change from years past. i talked to president george h.w. bush's transition team. a party of one. >> when i was doing it, it was considered something you did secretly because you didn't want to make it seem to the voting public that the candidate was overconfident. >> reporter: he says christie's appointment to chairman doesn't prevent him from becoming vice president but speaking from experience -- >> they're going to be overwhelmed by job seekers. >> this is a person who's going be deciding who's going to be leading the country. >> bottom line, these experts say this new role will take up a lot of governor christie's time. by the way, the most recent member of a transition team to become vice president, dick cheney. however, he assumed that position after the election. keith jones, nbc 10 news. >> all right, keith. well, we're still waiting for the winner of last weekend's
$429 million powerball drawing to come forward. who that lucky winner is remains a mystery tonight but we know this, the winner spent just 6 bucks on two cash tickets and picked or her own numbers at this 7-eleven in trenton. the store gets a $30,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. the winner has a year to come forward. have scientists bottled the fountain of youth? the new breakthrough that could provide wrinkle-proof skin. also a facebook fight. the social network accused of censorship? who says the company's playing politics with the articles you see? a former eagles quarterback believes sam bradford owes some people an apology. hear from ron ja ror ski on sam's return to the team.
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skin. it can tighten your own skin and smooth out wrinkles and bags under your eyes for up to 24 hours. now, it is still in the research phase. no word yet on when it will be available to the public but i'll be listening. the fight against breast cancer took center stage in philadelphia tonight. nbc 10 at the wister institute in university city. a panel of experts gathered for the event called breakthroughs in breast cancer research. it was free and open to the public. members of the panel discussed the latest advance and prevention. to our delaware bureau, a group of residents in new castle county is taking matters into its own hands trying to find out who is trashing their neighborhood literally. route 52 in centerville is one of delaware's prettiest roads but for some time now, someone's been randomly throwing trash along the stretch of road from centreville to greenville. neighbors called the county about this but so far haven't been able to track down the person responsible.
>> the people who live here take great pride in the community and it makes us sad. >> we have a real tough time understanding why they're doing it. >> one resident has even started a catch the trash bomber facebook page. a reward is now being offered for information. north carolina's so-called bathroom law is at the center of dueling lawsuits filed today. pat mccroy is suing the federal government saying the government's effort to stop the law is a blatant overreach. the law forbids people from uses the bathroom associated with their gender identity. the doj quickly filed a countersuit saying the state ee's law is a violation of the civil rights act. social media giant facebook is under fire tonight for what some are saying is an alleged political bias. former facebook news curator is accusing the site of intentionally leaving conservative topics out of the trending news timeline.
facebook says it has rigorous guidelines to ensure political neutrality. a new bill headed to governor tom wolf's desk that seeks to change the layoff process at public schools. the pennsylvania senate voted in favor of a bill that would require school districts making a layoff to first cut underperforming teachers. that's in contrast to the seniority based system that's currently in place. governor wolf plans to veto the measure. in delaware, special recognition for some of the state's outstanding teachers. governor jack markell spoke at tonight's superstars in education ceremony at wilmington university. this year's crop of teachers was honored for their work promoting career awareness and workplace skills. also in new castle tonight, the colonial school district held a spring mixer for a local business leaders. they spent time with students learning everything there is to know about the district. the idea here is to get local businesses more involved in scholarships, mentoring and other opportunities after
graduation. that's so great. >> i know. >> maybe they'll learn about meteorology, too. >> maybe so. we had a decent day today. i know that's changes. >> oh, yeah. >> you know, you could really tell the change from the first half of the day to the afternoon. we saw the clouds roll in. it got cooler and we even saw a little bit of light rain through the area. temperatures right now are mimi. tonight is mild. tomorrow is going to be a day like last week where it was cool, cloudy. some showers will be moving through. the whole week is not going to be like that. don't let tomorrow fool you. seven-day forecast always at the bottom of the screen so you'll never miss it. temperatures mostly in the mid to upper 50s. philadelphia, 59 degrees. again, fairly mild tonight. it will be like this through most of the overnight hours. 59 degrees society hill. 58 degrees west mt. airy. 61 in fox chase. 60 degrees in bustleton. yeah, we still do have 60s on the map. tomorrow we're not going to get as warm as we were today. here's a look at the satellite and radar. lot of clouds moved in today.
most of the rain still off to our west. and down to our southwest. as we go through the next 24 hours, we're going to see these clouds hang around and even some showers. so a few sprinkles maybe in parts of sussex county moving in. that's really about it. tomorrow morning, though, areas like delaware and south jersey could be seeing some rain around for the early part of the commute. high temperatures not going too high tomorrow. 59 for reading. 58 degrees bethlehem. a cloudy day with scattered showers around. 58 phoenix and newtown. today we got into the low 70s in parts of the area. for biberry tomorrow, also fairmount, 58 degrees. cloudy with scattered showers. parts of new jersey, 59 trenton. 57 degrees haddonfield. closer to the shore, mid 50s through atlantic city. quite a difference from today. and yesterday. so it's going to feel a lot more like last week. the big weather story, cool kind
of damp weather returns. today we were milder this afternoon with temperatures in the low 70s but tomorrow the wind direction is going to switch. more of a northeasterly wind. that's going to give us that cooler air but also kind of a damp day with showers hanging around. after tomorrow, that high pressure starts to build back in. we start to get warmer. so we will get back into the 70s after tomorrow. here's future weather. clouds are going to hang around tomorrow morning. areas south of philadelphia could be waking up to some rain and we'll see scattered showers through the day. clouds are pretty much locked in. when we go into wednesday, the clouds start to break up more, we'll see more in the way of sunshine. late wednesday morning, we'll see some showers off to our west. that could be moving in later in the day on wednesday. but it will be a warmer day on wednesday, too. so tomorrow, here's your ten-day forecast. 58 degrees. scattered showers. wednesday, 73. we could see afternoon showers try to move in on wednesday. thursday, mid 70s. friday, into the weekend, we actually have another round of rain coming but your next five days after that, we're looking
at temperatures back into the 70s. so not too bad with your ten-day forecast. just get ready for the cooler air tomorrow. hundreds of police officers in south jersey are on a week-long bike ride to honor their fallen colleagues. they're riding in memory of manchester township police corporal scott thompson who died last year exercising at the department's headquarters. tomorrow the unity riders will head to the national law enforcement officer's memorial in washington, d.c. one of the world's premier architects received special honors at the university of pennsylvania. a danish architect was given the coveted lewis khan award. he designed a futuristic design at the navy yard. one eagle lets us know. former birds quarterback ron jaworski gives us his strong
this is "sports desk" brought to you by xfinity. x1 from exes finner es fin xfinity will change the way you watch tv. >> two weeks ago after eagles quarterback sam bradford requested a trade, he returned to work today. his agent rescinded the trade demand. here is sam out on the field for wo workouts with teammates. an eagles player told me it was like a normal day at the office. he thinks everyone is happy to have sam back. he is the starting quarterback again. he and his agent wanted to force a trade during draft week but did not work. bradford says in a statement "i'm excited to be back on the field today with my teammates
and coaches. the business side of football is sometimes a necessary consideration. my attention and efforts are focused on participation and preparation for a championship season. i am committed to my teammates and the eagles organization for nothing less." ron jaworski joined us in studio tonight about sam's return. >> i think it's kind of insulting to the city. i think it's insulting to the eagles. i think it's insulting to teammates. >> ron jaworski wore sam bradford's number 7 and did not think a starting quarterback should miss two weeks. so how will it be for sam with his teammates this week? >> i can't imagine he would be welcomed back with open arms. i think when a player literally walks out on a team, he's got apologizing to do when he walks back in the locker room. i'm sure he's done that, he's a standup guy. >> jaw believes sam put a bull's-eye on himself. >> i expect him to play well.
there's pressure on him. if he doesn't perform, you'll see carson wentz or chase daniels. >> how will sam be received? >> i think doug pederson will probably give him a long leash. i'm not so sure the philadelphia fans will. >> you know that. >> i know these fans. >> jaws is right. he's the majority owner of the soul. tonight they hosted tampa bay at the wells fargo center. four touchdown passes including this one to ryan mcdaniel. soul win 47-17. they're 5-1 on the season. and sixers coach brett brown will represent the team at the draft lottery next tuesday night. i'm john clark. we're right back.
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well, tomorrow is going to be cooler. 58 degrees. we're going to have clouds around. some spotty showers through the day. it is going to feel and look a lot like last week. however, it is not going to be like last week all week. we'll see more sun on wednesday and thursday. temperatures back into the 70s.