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nbc 10 news starts now. sturnt shot and killed. this viewer video shows police at the crime scene in wilmington. it's the second tragedy for a school already in mourning. so far, no debris from eg t egyptair flight has been recovered. starting today, people in bucks and montgomery county with contaminated drinking water have an alternative. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast, a close look at conditions across pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. we are rewarded with sunshine
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today. >> chilly right now. the skies are clear, the temperatures areal xooing down. it's completely dry, dry view of the boardwalk at wildwood. the temperatures are still falling. it's now down into the 40s right at the boardwalk and in the suburbs, the temperatures have dropped into the 40s and low 50s. we'll see sunshine today and a nice warmup. here's your hour by hour forecast. 56 degrees to start with in philadelphia. 70 at 11:00. then into the middle to upper 70s this afternoon. look at the sunshine for the pennsylvania suburbs and the lehigh valley, into the south delaware and south jersey, even at the shore, plenty of sunshine, near 70 degrees at the shore and into the 70s for the rest of the area. if you notice the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen, there are big changes ahead. take a look at the rain that's coming in when i'm back in ten minutes. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington standing by with a look at your friday morning. >> we're watching the vine street expressway if you typically head through center city at this time. you'll notice that the vine is
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closed with ongoing construction east and westbound. no closures right now. this is around 24th street. no problems heading to the schuylkill or 95 so far for the morning. if you're watching the actual schuylkill expressway, there's construction around the blue route headed eastbound. expect lane closures, all week we've had the right lane closed, now the left lane is closed. 13 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway. speeds in the 50s. there's a tractor-trailer accident closing york road, 263, between bristol road and meyer road. happening today, grief counselors will be meeting with students and staff from the howard high school of technology in wilmington. a student was shot and killed last night. it's the second tragedy for the school community. katy zachry live in wilmington to explain. katy? >> reporter: tracy, that's right. tragedy struck twice here for students at howard high school of technology. behind me, yesterday a ninth grade boy was killed during
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after-school hours just a few blocks away from where we're standing. here's cell phone video of police responding to the scene. this was taken from a nearby state office building. the scene is in downtown wilmington. we've learned a ninth grade boy was shot in the head on the 900 block of clifford brown walkway. he attended howard high school of technology. the same school you'll remember where a 16-year-old girl was killed in a school bathroom fight last month. almost exactly a month to the day that this happened. now, from the principal's statement on the school website, we've learned that the student was taken to christiana high school after the shooting where he later died. counselors will be at the school to speak with students who will no doubt be affected by this latest tragedy, especially after just weeks ago they were struck with a student being killed inside the school. we'll have another live update coming up in the next half hour. we're also reaching out to the
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school in hopes when it opens later this morning we'll get more answers to what happened here. reporting live outside howard high school of technology in wilmington, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. four minutes past 4:00 right now. 57 degrees outside. new from overnight, an nbc 10 viewer sent us this video of a car fire on i-95 in south philadelphia. the car was driving southbound when it collided with another vehicle and hit the guardrail around 11:30 last night. medics took one person to the hospital with minor injuries. a man jumped from a second floor window to escape the flames of this house fire in camden. this fire broke out just before 6:00 last nature at 26th and kramer street. medics took the man and two other squatters in the home to the hospital along with a firefighter who suffered minor beens. all of the injured are expected to be okay. no word on what caused that fire. no to a developing story. the sun is up over the mediterranean. ships and planes are back searching the area where it's
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believed anç egyptair jet crasd yesterday morning. here's the latest. the plane with 66 people on board was headed from paris to cairo when it vanished from radar. u.s. intelligence officials tell nbc news data suggests there was some sort of explosion aboard flight 804. egypt is calling it possible terrorism. so far, there is no confirmed wreckage and no credible claim of responsibility. in decision 2016. presidential hopefuls hillary clinton and donald trump are addressing the possible terror aspect of the egyptair crash. trump tweeted his belief that terrorists blew the plane out of the sky and clinton said the crash shines a bright light on threats from organized terror groups. in mercer county, donald trump repaid a political favor to new jersey governor chris christie by appearing at a fund-raiser. ♪ >> the presumptive republican nominee joined christie on stage
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in lawrenceville. christie started supporting trump, you'll remember, after ending his own presidential bid. trump showed up to help christie pay off debt from that campaign. people paid more than $200 to get in. >> he's a great guy and he's a great governor. he's been my friend a long time. he's done a great job. >> america needs strong leadership both here at home and around the world and i am confident that leadership can be provided by just one man, donald trump. >> meantime, hundreds of anti-trump protesters pushed past a police barricade as the candidate arrived for the event. no one was hurt. today people living near a closed military base will get new help to deal with contaminated drinking water. tests last year revealed harmful compounds in public and private wells near the former willow grove naval air station in horsham. starting today, the state department of environmental protection will supply bottled drinking water on an interim basis. residents with confirmed levels
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of certain chemicals in their water can pick up the bottled water at the horsham community center today and tomorrow. they can get up to two cases of water today. public meetings about the contamination are scheduled for next week. history will be made along the schuylkill river. the 90th annual stotesbury cup regatta starts today. >> time trials start at 8:00 this morning. it's a big event on the schuylkill river. very quiet. we don't see people showing up. telly drive, it is shut down as we are expecting some of the rowers to show up in the next couple of hours. take a look at video from last year's event. this is an annual event on the schuylkill river. stotesbury cup regatta, 5,000 competitors and 10,000 spectators are estimated to be coming for the events happening
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today and tomorrow. there are a number of high schools in our area that compete in this. they've won races in the past. a little rain is expected tomorrow but it should be a good day today. kellyç drive is shut down betwn fountain green and strawberry mansion. that will be happening through tomorrow night. keep that in mind if you need to head out in the area of fairmount. live, along the schuylkill river, waiting for the rowers, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> matt has his jacket on. it's chilly this morning. we have a beautiful friday ahead. plenty of sunshine and a nice warmup. we were in the 70s yesterday, middle to upper 70s this afternoon. tomorrow, sunday, different story. rain is moving in and that is going to make the temperatures a whole lot cooler. the clouds hold off during the day today. look at the rain, that's tomorrow afternoon falling in
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philadelphia. that rain will continue into sunday. 48 degrees for the suburbs, lehigh valley is at 47. 40s now in delaware and while it's 57 at the airport, most of the rest of philadelphia is in the low 50s and at the shore, 49 degrees. there are cooler spots inland, may's landing is down to 44. woodbine is at 48 degrees this morning. this is a starting point. we'll see a good warmup. even at the shore the temperatures will be warming into the 70s this afternoon. completely dry during the day today. no sign of any clouds this morning. we'll see plenty of sunshine. a nice warmup this afternoon for the lehigh valley, sunshine, bethlehem and easton into the middle 70s today. we're looking at 76 in west chester, phoenixville, plenty of sunshine and bright, sunny skies for newtown. a big warmup for philadelphia. 78 degrees this afternoon. a little cooler for mt. airy. sunshine will be bright in new jersey. a few scattered thin clouds. nothing more than that. at the shore, yes, a nice warmup into the 70s for galloway and
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avalon 72 degrees and look at delaware. sunshine 70s this afternoon. but the rest of the weekend, not so sunny. after we enjoy lots of sunshine for friday, look at saturday. the rain is coming down. the temperatures will be cooler, hovering around the 06 degree mark. it won't be as rainy on sunday. there should be showers around on sunday. ten-day outlook when i'm back in ten minutes. tracy? >> we'll see you in ten minutes, bill. thanks. start with the 42 freeway, first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> 42 over in new jersey right now having no problems. this is right around 41 over in the deptford area. you can see headed northbound right here, not even cars heading out the door yet. into philadelphia right now, that drive time from 55 to the area bridges, still under five minutes. no problems there, no problems heading down the shore, at least from the 42 freeway. most of the jersey majors pretty much like the same.
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in warminster, we're still watching that tractor-trailer accident closing route 263, york road, between bristol road and meyer way. they're diverting traffic around or take old york road as your alternate. we're also watching septa, route 101 trolley until friday, june 17th, busing passengers pren providence road and orange street station. the city ranks near the top in the country for dog attacks against postal workers.ç next, hear about i aprogram designed to educate pet owners. plus, tennis in the streets. next find out why today downtown wilmington will be transformed into a giant sports clinic for some of the youngest sports enthusiasts.
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4:14. 57 degrees outside. from our delaware bureau, today, volunteers and tennis pros will turn downtown wilmington into a tennis mecca for the city's youth. the city and the u.s. professional tennis association are teaming up for the tennis in the streets event. it starts this morning at rodney square. the annual event brings in hundreds of kids from local schools for free tennis lessons. and we end up setting up about ten portable nets on north market street in wilmington, delaware, right at rodney square in front of the due upon the. we invite hundreds of kids. this year over 800 kids are going to be coming. >> 800 kids, more than 70 volunteers including 30 tennis pros will participate. l program will follow up with kids who show exceptional ability and offer them scholarships to a local tennis program. today president obama will meet with top public health officials to get a briefing on the zika virus. health experts will update the president on the response to the
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disease, along with ongoing work on vaccine research and kits to diagnose zika. the world health organization says the zika virus is linked to severe birth defects, neurological disorders and brain and spinal cord infections. scientists at rutgers are involved in the search for a cure. they're part of a computer project that screens current drugs and millions of drug-like compounds against models of zika protein structures. the compounds that show the most promise will then be tested in lab settings. rutgers will share results of this computer analysis with the research community and the public. in new york city, more than a dozen people, including two jailhouse guards, are under arrest in a contraband sting. the arrest follows the relation of people smuggling illegal items into rutgers in the bronx. authorities who anunesed the arrests yesterday focused on the
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apparent mastermind. >> the allege d, kevin mccoin, dishonored civil servants by allegedly taking $10,000 in bribes. >> if convicted he and the others could face up to seven years in prison. well, postal officials want your help to prevent dog attacks on letter carriers after there were 44 attacks in philadelphia last year. the city ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to dogs biting postal workers. as part of national dog bite prevention week, philadelphia's postmasters are talking about the related risks. she says dogs can be protective and can view letter carriers handing mail to the owner as a threat. >> we want to educate customers on how they can keep employees safe. a couple of things is keeping
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them on leashes, making sure they're not running loose, that sort of thing. >> to keep your carrier safe, they suggest putting the dog in a different room before opening the front door or accepting mail. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 4:17 and cooling down. look at the moon this morning. a great view of it. our skies are nice and clear. this is the view from philadelphia side of the schuylkill river. the side of the stotesbury regatta. beautiful weather today but a chilly rain tomorrow. most of the week will see dreary conditions. it's been one of those springs. 44 in south jersey, delaware, the suburbs, lehigh valley, all in the 40s and it's now down to 51 degrees in philadelphia, northeast philadelphia airport. 40s for andorra, chestnut hill and parkside while society hill is pushing close to 60 degrees this morning. sunshine, we'll see a lot fç it
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today. no sign of any clouds this morning. we'll be in the clear and a quick warmup, well into the 70s this afternoon. that sunshine, though, will fade for tomorrow as clouds that are building to our southwest are going to be moving in. this was in texas yesterday. texas has cleared out nicely. the heavy rain is moving through the deep south. look at the showers moving into the midwest. it's part of the system that is going to be coming into our area. not today. futurecast, nice, clear skies. sunshine will be bright as we go into the lunch time hour. this is noontime today. plenty of sunshine for philadelphia and wilmington. then into the afternoon, this is when we'll see afternoon temperatures in the upper 70s. 5:00 today. nothing more than a few scattered, thin clouds. tonight, the clouds, you can see them building to the west and late tonight we'll see high clouds arrive. there's the rain. that's first thing saturday morning. that's rain that's heading our way during the day tomorrow. so stand by for big changes on
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the way over the weekend. but today, there's lots to enjoy. look at that temperature, 78 degrees. bright sunshine all day long. clouds move in tonight. it's a rainy day tomorrow with temperatures near 60 degrees tomorrow afternoon and into sunday, still some showers. we'll see the steady rain on sunday but there is going to be plenty of cloudy conditions for sunday and monday. by tuesday, we start to dry out, 72 degrees. then here come the 80s for wednesday, thursday and friday, even into next weekend. we have a real summer preview coming up next week. tracy? >> looks like a summer preview. thanks, bill. 20 minutes past 4:00. let's get you to work on this friday morning. we've made it. jessica boyington is looking at the schuylkill expressway right now. how does it look? >> we have construction around the blue route. the schuylkill expressway is doing great. this is around spring garden street. no real problems in either direction. still have a 13-minute drive time there into center city eastbound from the blue route at
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that point where the construction is, that's headed eastbound into the vine street expressway area. also the vine street expressway is open to traffic this morning. no construction there. out in warminster, watching this tractor-trailer accident, route 263 which is york road is closed between bristol road and meyer way. know a lot of delays around. they are diverting traffic or take old york road to get by. the stokes brbury regatta is un way this weekend as well. david cohen, senior executive vice president was honored with an award last night. it recognizes his efforts to close the digital divide through comcast essentials program. comcast is the parent company of nbc 10. police in camden county arrest a suspected burglary. ahead in our next half hour,
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hear why police say he risked a catastrophe. changes coming to a major bank chain in our area. find out why you won't be able to get your pocket change counted at td bank branches. narrator: breakfast. dishes. dinner. dishes. marriage. dishes.
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4:23. get on two wheels and ride. today is philadelphia's annual ride your bike to workday. the bicycle coalition of greater philadelphia will present two bike friendly businesses awards to the organizations that make bicycling a priority. td bank is cashing out of the coin counting business. the bank in nounsed announced iy
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arcade style of counting the change. just last month, a "today" show report showed the machines were short changing customers. sports authority is going out of business. the sporting goods chain says it will close all 450 of its stores nationwide after failing to find a buyer for them. more than a dozen of those stores are in our area. going out of businessç sales wl begin next week and run through august. music fans now know when their favorite acts will take the stage at delaware's firefly music festival. organizers have unveiled the schedule for the four-day festival that begins june 16. >>. kings of leon will play friday night, mumford and sons take the stage for two hours on sunday night. raising awareness about organ donation. state representative michael o'brien was join by transplant
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recipient and donors yesterday at the gift of life headquarters in philadelphia. someone dies every 18 hours while waiting for an organ in pennsylvania. o'brien says everyone can join the fight to help those in need. >> that's all you have to do is end the wait and take a moment and at the at&t station or online to fill out a donor's card. >> this month representatives from donate life pennsylvania will be at the at&t station on septa's broad street line signing people up. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 4:25 this morning. a cool start. temperatures in the 40s and low 50s. the airport is running a little bit warmer, 57 degrees. that's the only one reporting a temperature that high this morning. clear skies. the temperatures are still falling right now. we have a pretty nice friday shaping up. the weekend is a different
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story. your neighborhood forecast is just ahead. jessica boyington is in the first alert traffic center. how's it looking out there, jess? >> bill, most of the majors are doing okay. we're watching a lot of construction this morning. this is the blue route around ridge pike. no construction in sight here, though. all cars moving along. we have construction and ramp closures in delaware. i'll go over those when i'm back at 4:30. at 4:26. eye sore removed. neighbors say this west philly crumbling row home has been falling apart for decades. next at 4:30, find out why it's finally being demolished.
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nbc 10 news starts now. this morning, grief
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counselors will be at a wilmington high school after a student was shot and killed and it's the second tragedy there in the last several weeks. runnemede police arrest a man they say broke into several homes but they say his crime was about more than theft. it could have sparked a disaster. and remembering a legend in higher education. today the temp university community will gather to celebrate the life and accomplishments of late president peter leacora. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. we are looking forward to sunshine today. let's get the details with meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast, a look at conditions right where you live. >> we'll see bright sunshine today. the temperatures right now with clear skies are still getting cooler. we're seeing 40s around the area in the suburbs. look at new jersey, interior new jersey is at 44 degrees and 47 degrees into the lehigh valley. just a little bit of a light breeze blowing in easton. it's at 8 miles an hour. look at that, sunshine, 7:00, 50
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degrees. up 16 degrees in just three hours time. we're headed for the 70s this afternoon. and looks like it will be upper 70s for much of the area. philadelphia, warming to 78 degrees. 75 for the suburbs and up to 77 degrees in new jersey. interior new jersey, even at the shore, into the low 70s today. look at the lehigh valley and delaware. plenty of sunshine. there are cloudless skies this morning. but this is going to get a big change over the weekend. satellite and radar tracking some wet weather for saturday and into sunday. but you don't have to worry about it today. temperatures will be climbing. right now 57 degrees at the airport but look at the 40s in interior new jersey. there's a little bit of a chill in the air. we'll fix that this afternoon. go through the futurecast hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes. give you a better idea of when the rain will move in tomorrow. jessica boyington has you covered with the roads. >> we're watchingç 95 right no. this is approaching t

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