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she continued onto the boulevard where she hit another driver near 99 th street. the driver on another person were taken to the hospital. they're expected to be okay. . there are major traffic backups in the area. we'll keep you updated on the very latest. now, hail and high water. both of them left over after storms sweep through the area. good evening, i'm jacqueline london. if you have the nbc 10 app, you were girti ingetting alerts befe storms rolled in. listen to that hail coming down in bluebell, montgomery county earlier tonight. matt porter shot this video on his cell phone just outside montgomery county community college. and take a look here, there was enough hail to shovel in york county, pennsylvania. it looks more like winter than spring here. this guy in redline was shoveling the sidewalk after hail pelted the city for 30 minutes straight. and here's another consequence of the storm's high water, on
roosevelt boulevard. sky force 10 above the flooding. let's bring in nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen. >> jacqueline, the storms we saw today, we're pretty much finished with those. what we have right now, this is mostly just light rain moving through. if you're in mercer county around trenton, you're seeing that, burlington county, south jersey, parts of delaware. we'll zoom into mercer county, we see the light rain moving through. that's going to con to move into parts of burlington county. we don't expect thunderstorms out of all of this. it's part of the area of low pressure. it's continuing to spin offshore. we're going to watch this rain continues to move in mostly on the light side. areas in new jersey, even delaware early tomorrow morning could see some of this light rain for part of the morning commute. we have a chance of showers later tomorrow afternoon. also with your neighborhood weather, your seven-day forecast is scrolling at the bottom of the screen. we'll take a look at the shower
chance for tomorrow and memorial day weekend forecast. don't miss that coming up. now new at 11:00, a tow truck pockmarked with bullets and the driver raced to the hospital with a bullet in his chest. tonight he and his friend are recovering after someone opened fire on them. nbc 10's brandon hudson is live at temple hospital where they're being treated. brandon, police say the victims know who pulled the trigger. >> reporter: police say both men gave them the suspected shooter's nickname. they were shot about a mile and a half from this hospital. the tow truck driver was able to get here moments after being shot in the chest. and he parked his truck right at the entrance to this emergency room. an unexpected arrival at temple hospital this evening. a tow truck riddled with bullets and shattered windows. investigators checked out the truck while doctors treated the two men who were shot inside. >> turns out both of these victims were in a tow truck in the 1400 block of blavis street.
>> reporter: back here, it was quiet but the shattered glass on the ground was a reminder of what unfolded moments earlier. police tell nbc 10 just before 6:00, someone shot at the tow truck several times. the 30-year-old driver was struck in the chest. a bullet grazed the 28-year-old passenger's shoulder. a gunshot to the chest wasn't going to stop the driver from getting help. >> he still managed to drive himself and his passenger in the tow truck to temple hospital. >> reporter: police say the quick actions of the driver likely saved his life. he and his friend are expected to survive. police don't have a motive but do have the suspected shooter's nickname which they won't reveal at this time. >> the shooter is known to the victims. and he's described as a male who's wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt who was last seen in a saturn ion burgundy in color. >> reporter: police say nearby businesses with surveillance cameras, they plan to check out that video for any leads.
live at temple hospital, brandon hudson, nbc 10 news. it's back to a montgomery county courtroom tomorrow for bill cosby. earlier today, pennsylvania supreme court denied an emergency stay presented by cosby's legal team. as they tried to get the case thrown out. that means cosby's preliminary hearing can go on as scheduled at 9:00 a.m. the comedian is accused of drugging and molesting a former temple university employee at his sheltonham home in 2004. a judge finds a baltimore police officer in south jersey native not guilty in the death of freddie gray. edward nero wiped away tears as he was acquitted on charges of assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office. the judge ruled nero acted as any reasonable officer would and only touched gray after he was in handcuffs. gray died last april a week after his neck was broken while riding in the back of a police van. a lawyer for the gray family says they respect the judge and
his verdict. >> he couldn't have asked for a better judge to do it. he was a local prosecutor here for many years. he was a federal prosecutor of corrupt cops for many years. and he demonstrated convincingly that he was not and would not be swayed by any element of the community's preconceived notions. >> nero is one of six officers charged in the case. he grow up in gloucester county and was a firefighter for washington township. targeting first responders is about to become a hate crime in louisiana. the blue lives matter bill is the first of its kind in the country. the bill would expand louisiana's hate crime statute beyond race and gender to include the targeting of police officers, firefighters and e.m.s. personnel. offenders could face up to five years in prison. a similar blue lives matter bill has been introduced in congress. now to a call for help. police are praising a camden
county teenager for his quick thinking after a burglar broke into his house. >> please, please, please hurry up. >> the 15-year-old called 911 from his home. he was homesick when he heard someone break in through the window so the teenager hit in a closet in the basement. >> he heard something, he was coming up and he realized he couldn't get out of the house so he immediately took shelter, concealing himself to protect himself as well as staying on the phone with our 911 dispatchers. you couldn't ask for a better job. >> police say they found one suspect hiding in an upstairs closet and another in a car outside. in decision 2016, bernie sanders says the democratic national convention here in philadelphia could get messy. the vermont senator told the "associated press" today he will condemn any and all forms of violence. but his supporters hope to see a platform that reflects the needs
of working families, the poor, and young people. city officials have approved four pro-sanderses rallies during the convention. and it appears that sanders may not get another chance to debate his democratic opponent. hillary clinton has declined an invitation to take part in a fox news debate with sanders before california's primary. clinton is just 85 delegates away from winning the democratic nomination. and today, she focused her attention on donald trump. >> trump economics is a recipe for lower wages, fewer jobs, more debt. he could bankrupt america like he's bankrupted his companies. i mean, ask yourselves, how can anybody lose money running a casino? really. >> today, trump met with one of his rumored vice presidential picks, senator bob corker of tennessee. he spoke with trump about
foreign policy but down played chances he could be on the short list for v.p. one obstacle trump is facing, six in ten americans say they have reservations about his lack of governmental or military experience. a new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll shows 43 % of registered voters are very uncomfortable with his lack of experience. 19% have some reservations. 15% are confident mfortable wit. 5% are enthusiastic. new jersey lawmakers reach a compromise to keep atlantic city from running out of muoney. the deal approved today gives the resort town five months to come up with a plan to balance its budget. the city will get a temporary loan of about $60 million and will be able to offer employees and early retirement plan. also the city will keep its collective bargaining rights. the full assembly will vote on this package thursday. the unofficial start to
summer is just days away and hundreds of swrob jobs up for jerseysy. wildwoods, maurice piers has more than 200 positions that still need to be filled. more breaking news now out of philadelphia. police are on the scene of a shooting in overbrook. sky force 10 hovering above the 7500 block of city avenue. we're told a male was shot here around 10:00 tonight. he was taken to presbyterian hospital. his condition is unknown. now to the latest on the zika concerns. we're getting new numbers showing the spread of the disease. late tonight the new jersey department of health announced 15 travel-related zika cases in the state. only two of those cases are in south jersey. there are 19 confirmed cases in pennsylvania and delaware reports a total of three cases.
all of our local zika cases are travel related, but some people just aren't taking any chances especially because our wet weather could be an opportunity for mosquitos. nbc 10's keith jones reports from havor foun. >> call it a buzzword. >> a large area of rain. >> definitely need the umbrella today. >> and there is more to come. >> reporter: rain 18 of the last 23 days. at one point, eight days of rain in a row in philadelphia. besides being inconvenient -- >> upsidedown trash can lid. perfect place for mosquitos to breed. >> reporter: thousands of mosquitos according to this expert. >> people call every day and ask can you help prevent zika? we say yes. >> reporter: whiting is the president of mosquito platoon. he says spring is always busy, add the threat of zika to the list, a wet spring and warmer winter -- >> the natural conditions this year are perfect for breeding
mosquitos. >> reporter: inspect your yard. remember the three ts. tip it. toss it. or turn it. any standing water, even if it's in a bottle cap. because believe it or not, whiting says it's enough water to breed thousands of mosquitos over a season. >> pregnant women should take every precaution that they can. by spraying your yard, you're helping, you know, avoid mosquito bites. >> reporter: in turn, he says lowering the threat of the zeke to virus. keith jones, nbc 10 news. and i know we're not quite finished with the wet weather just yet. it was such a soggy messy wet weekend. today was a little more of the same. the heat is going to build in a few days it is going to be very hot. right now we're dealing with more rain. sheena parveen with the very latest for us. >> yes, jacqueline. we have a few more showers in the forecast for tomorrow. nice, warm temperatures in time for your memorial day weekend. that's coming up next.
a grave stone from a world war ii veteran lying in an alley. an nbc 10 viewer saw it. what happens when we started asking questions. is your fitbit unfit for you to use? who's now accusing the company of lying to its customers. a woman fights to keep chickens in her backyard. how she got one step closer coming up next. ♪
now to the case of a misplaced grave stone in south philly. an nbc 10 viewer contacted us after stumbling upon this hedge stone in an alley near 9th and salter streets. he says what piqued his attention, the fact it was for an army private first class and wanted the family to know it was here. >> the first thing that went through my mind it was probably stolen. the second thing that went through my mind was maybe we should find out first before,
you know, going further. >> turns out it was a duplicate headstone that the family kept in front of their home in the italian market area. the original was placed at the grave site at holy cross cemetery in delaware county. new pat 11:00, new jersey could roll out an online registry on animal abusers. state lawmakers considering a bill that could create an animal abuse registry that's similar to a sex offender registry. list anyone convicted or held liable in an animal cruelty state. in 2014, governor christie refused to sign a similar bill. also new at 11:00, a real life chicken fight in philadelphia. a woman is fighting the city to keep the birds in her backyard. as nbc 10's denise nakano explains, this is part of a bigger movement to help feed
families. >> reporter: she keeps a handful of chickens in the backyard of her west philadelphia non-profit called one art. the only problem the chickens are illegal in philadelphia and the city let her know as much by fining her six times in the past year. hart cried foul. over the last year malika and her family racked up $1,500 in citations for having backyard chickens but fought the city and last week a judge dropped all the fines. but that did nothing to change the city's ban on barnyard animals. hart and her family including her 3-year-old daughter, nala, will tell you chickens are the best pets you could ever have. >> this is my best chicken. >> they help eat the insects that are eating up our plants. their droppings are used as fertilizer and they're amazing pets. >> eggs. >> reporter: every morning they wake up to fresh eggs, a half dozen if they're lucky. hart says chickens provide su
substance for many philadelphia families and say the ban is long overdue. >> we want the ban to be lifted, want people to have backyard chickens. our group, philadelphia backyard chickens, is over 800 members strong. let's keep doing what we do. and hope that it brings awareness to the movement. >> reporter: in west philadelphia, denise nakano, nbc 10 news. turning to our weather now. big changes on the way. let's turn it over to sheena parveen. >> yeah, jacqueline. big changes on the way as we go through the rest of this week and leading into your memorial day weekend. that's good news. we have this big area of low pressure offshore bringing some of us very light showers at the moment. also with your new neighborhood weather, don't forget the seven day is always at the bottom of the screen for you, too. locally we just have light showers moving through mainly parts of new jersey like right around mercer county, burlington
county, down through parts of coumberland and closer to the shore. that's about it at the molt. early tomorrow morning we could have showers. overnight we're going to keep scattered lighter showers in the forecast. here's future weather. by early tomorrow morning, 8:30, showers along the shore, cloud cover further inland, too. by the afternoon we could see a few more showers developing but doesn't look like it did today. we're not going to see widespread thunderstorms like we did today. looks like a lower chance of showers tomorrow. then we go through tomorrow night, things start to dry up. that's going to lead us into a much warmer wednesday. tomorrow, though, we will still be warm with the chance of spotty showers. take a look at our highs around the philadelphia area. 80 fox chase. 82 lansdale and chadsford. lehigh valley, allentown coming in 82 degrees tomorrow afternoon. in new jersey, 78 haddonfield. 77 robbinsville. cooler with slightly higher rain slans chances. galloway township 75 tr 5 degre.
cooler along the shore, 70 degrees. delaware, some spots close to 80 degrees. we two into the rest of the week. by thursday we're going to get close to 90 degrees. the mild air moves away. look at that warm air coming up just in time for your weekend. we are talking about very warm temperatures. as we get closer to your memorial day weekend. so take a look at tomorrow. we're looking at temperature the around 80 degrees. the shore around 70 degrees. wednesday, sunshine, 84. philadelphia, 70 degrees along the shore. we go through the rest of the week. heading to the shore for your memorial day weekend, maybe you're starting it early, 78 friday. chance of a thunderstorm. saturday, 76 degrees. philadelphia area, look at that. 90. thursday, friday. 92 saturday. it's going it be a fantastic memorial day weekend forecast. so for the rest of the area, we're looking at 90s as we go into saturday. the shore, 76 degrees. obviously a little cooler close to the water. on sunday we'll be back down into the 80s. 73 at the shore. of course, memorial day monday,
temperatures will be mostly in the 80s. if you're at the shore, cooler with an onshore wind developing. so far not too bad. of course, we're going to update this as we get closer as well. jacqueline? >> all right, sheena. a new study claims popular fitbit trackers are highly inaccurate. it's breathing new life into a class action lawsuit against the fitness technology company. researchers in california tested the heart rates of 43 adults with fitbit devices. they compared the results with data from an ekg machine. researchers found fitbits miscalculated heart rates by up to 20 beats per minute on average. the study was commissioned by the law firm behind the class action suit that claims fitbit devices are inaccurate. special recognition tonight for dozens of first responders who supported villanova's national championship victory celebration. radnor township police, fire and other personnel were awarded for their service tonight.
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couldn't get through the fifth. phils down a run in the sixth. tommy joseph playing first base. tommy boy. his second homer in just five starts. and he ties it up. interesting here in the seventh. herrera grounds up, doesn't huttle dohu hustle down the line. ryan howard. dhing. goes down swinging on three pitches. 0 for 4. he's hitting .156. he's 4 for his last 52. phillies lose 5-4. there is odubel on the bench there. eagles beginning week two of organized activities. defense will hopefully be better with new coordinator schwartz. he'll have more on attacking style defense and a few of the birds joined us on comcast sportsnet "philly sports talk" today and said with the defense being on the field more than any other team the last few years the "d" was probably worn down later in the season and can't
wait to play for jim schwartz. >> jim schwartz expects really man coverage, you know, for this game to work we have to cover. obviously get the defensive line some time. i see a lot of -- >> coach schwartz came in the first day told us your job is messing stuff up, linebackers' job is to clean stuff up. we roll with that. we're going to run around out there and knock somebody out. >> sounds fun. eagles had a special guest today, villanova coach jay wright speaking to the entire te team about what it means. draymond green will not be suspended suspend for kicking a player in the groin area. he got a flagrant one. he should have been ejected. i'm john clark. we're right back.
middle school musical ensemble called "7th heaven" gave back today, delivered brand new musical equipment and supplies to an elementary. $5,000 prize they won at this year's 101.1 fm christmas choir competition. ♪ for the first time ever, the philly pops at the center for performing arts will present memorial salute, concert honoring all these who serve this saturday at 7:00. veterans, active military, philadelphia police officers and firefighters can see that show for free along with their families. all philadelphia public school students, teachers an administrators can also get free tickets. for more details go to nbc10.com or check out the nbc 10 app. comcast and nbc 10 are proud sponsors of the memorial salute. and final look at weather, sheena. >> finally getting warmer this week. maybe a few showers tomorrow afternoon. but warmer temperatures and later on this week we're talking about temperatures in the 90s in some areas.