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nbc 10 news starts now. >> he told me, don't go win love you. >> those were the last words of an 18-year-old hit and run victim to the father of his girlfriend. this morning, the victim's own father is also sharing his son's final moments. following the money trail. the federal corruption trail of congressman chaka fattah continues after prosecutors focused on his finances yesterday. and grab an umbrella, we're tracking showers today in the first alert forecast. it's 4:30. 66 degrees outside. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. and when we say we are tracking showers, i mean meteorologist bill henley is tracking showers for your first alert neighborhood forecast. bill? >> you can follow along. look at these live views from around our area. and the latest observation, the suburbs see something rain as well as parts of delaware. not everybody is going to get the rain during the day today. clouds have started to move into
the lehigh valley, a few sprinkles so far. easton is cloudy and 6 degrees. the temperatures are going to see a warmup, not a big one, though. at 10:00, light rain moving through easton. for philadelphia, 66 degrees. we're seeing sprinkles in northeast philadelphia. a good chance we'll see showers this morning. that's going to hold temperatures back, compared to where we've been the last few days. we're in the 60s right now, warming into the upper 70s this afternoon. showers on and off, not an all-day rainfall. also the possibility of this thunderstorms. 77 interior new jersey. at the shore, a chance of a shower or thunderstorm, manly cloudy skies, 8 degrees this afternoon in philadelphia. the first of the rain moving in from the west. it's just starting to move into allentown, steadier, light rain for berks county and into chester county this morning. west chester has some of that light rain. wilmington getting some of the rain as well. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour with a futurecast.
i'm back in ten minutes to show you when you're most likely to see umbrellas go up in our area today. let's check the roads. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're starting with area bridges. we're in the process of a scheduled opening for the burlington bristol, scheduled for about 4:15 this morning. in the process of that, no major problems on the tacony palmyra right now. the ben and the walt are looking just fine. route 202, we're dealing with construction. if you're headed southbound between route 401 and route 30, the right lane is closed there. that will be closed until 5:00 this morning. maybe another half hour or so for that. we are increasing a little bit in those drive times, southbound from the schuylkill to route 30. that's a 16-minute trip. speeds into the high 30s, but into the 30s nonetheless. a 5-year-old girl rescued from a philadelphia house fire is in the hospital, along with her mother and a police officer. the fire broke out late yesterday afternoon at this home on herford lane in northeast
philadelphia. witnesses watched the fire rescue attempts but the smoke was too heavy. the girl's moj and off-duty police officer ended up injured trying to save her from the flames. video sent into nbc 10 shows firefighters breaking windows an they eventually got the girl out. she and her mother are in critical condition, the officer in stable condition. now to a story we brought you as breaking news last night at 11:00. police record the van of the 78-year-old man found urd manied in southwest philadelphia. investigate ares say joseph daly's killer drove off in it after strangling the maintenance man in his home on theodore street on tuesday. police continue to search for the killer. 4:33. as police continue to search for a hit and run driver in philadelphia who killed a teenager, the victim's father is talking about the final moments that he spent with his son before his death. police say the driver of a stolen car hit 18-year-old kevin maldonado wednesday night on old
york road and luzerne street and then took off. k surveillance cameras show kevin catching a ride with his girlfriend's father and the driver of a speeding toyota prius hit the teen. the impact threw kevin 30 feet into the air and on to a mini van. his girlfriend's dad told nbc 10 kevin's last words. >> he told me, don't go. i love your daughter. >> police are now looking for a person of interest. they say she is a woman who weighs about 250 pounds with long hair, possibly a wig. if you have any information, call police. philadelphia police want you to take a look at this surveillance video. they say this is a tire slashing suspect caught in the act. it's not easy to see. the man leans over briefly as he walks past some vehicles. police say that's when he punctured the tires. a total of 11 vehicles were vandalized late monday night.
others have spare tires on them. the total of the damage is estimated around $2,500. the federal corruption trial of congressman chaka fattah continues today. his finances came to the forefront in court yesterday. prosecutors say co-defendant herbert vederman wrote checks to fattah's son days before cash was deposited into the congressman's account. prosecutors say that money was used to pay the congressman's philadelphia wage tax. they also say vederman bought a porsche from the fattah family that he never picked up. prosecutors say the fattahs used that mnl to help pay for a vacation home in the poconos. the defense calls vederman a loyal friend. a pennsylvania lawmaker is pushing for tough penalties for offenders in home invasion cases. a bill in the house would impose a minimum five-year sentence for anyoneconvicted of breaking into a home with a weapon. the sentence doubles to ten years for crimes against victims
older than the age of 62. state representative martina white introduced the bill last month. >> i foresee this bill will go through successfully and we'll be able to help for families and better protect our communities from home invasions. >> if the bill passes through the state judiciary committee it will then go to the full house for a vote. he had a kill list. that's what investigators say about the gunman in the ucla murder/mu cri murder-suicide after they found another victim halfway across the country. search teams in japan find a boy that went missing more than a week ago in the woods. phone out why the boy's parents deliberately left him alone.
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traffic right now. we're watching the vine street expressway in case you'd typically pay attention to our morning, traffic reports typically closing between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. this morning we are open. you won't have any big problems on your morning commute right here. we're open around 24th street. all traffic moving along nicely to the schuylkill and eastbound 295. okay on the vine. area bridges still watching the burlington bristol. we were in the process of a scheduled opening. that was from earlier. residualç delays there until around 5:15. a water main break cleanup around king of prussia. mall boulevard between dekalb pike and goodard boulevard, watch out for construction crews there and cleanup crews on the scene. more updates when i'm back in ten. now, your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> thick fog in wilmington a couple days ago. this morning, late rain moves
into the area. 67 degrees with rain falling for delaware. in philadelphia, 66 and 65 in south jersey. we will see showers in new jersey but it's mainly dry right now in clayton and mt. laurel. lumberton is 65 degrees in princeton, 63 to start with. here comes the rain. there's the rain in philadelphia. light rainfall that's now pushed into montgomery and bucks counties. you can see some spots in south jersey and gloucester county getting a few rain drops. the steadier, heavier rainfall hasn't come together yet. there are moderate showers to our southwest. thunderstorms in western pennsylvania. that's a possibility for us during the day today. we'll see the showers this morning come through the area. trenton, philadelphia, getting some light rainfall at 9:00 this morning and still in the 11:00 hour, scattered showers and then as we go into the afternoon, they will become more scattered. the showers will be pushing offshore. a few rain drops at the shore. the steadiest rain is inland. as we go into the late afternoon
hours, there's a chance of showers coming back into the area just in time for the evening commute. it's not going to be an all-day rainfall. the temperatures will be climbing into the upper 70s this afternoon. philadelphia, university city, 78 degrees, doylestown 76 with some steadier rainfall this morning, then scattered showers this afternoon. kutztown, bethlehem and easton already seeing rain move into the area. vineland 75 degrees, the high temperature with a chance of some thunderstorms this afternoon for haddonfield and atlantic city. well see scattered light showers at the shore. 72 degrees while the showers will be on and off for delaware, dover, 74 degrees this afternoon. and not a lot warmer for wilmington, 76 degrees. there is warmer weather and it does arrive over the weekend. maybe you noticed it with the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. i'll take a look at the weekend, your ten-day outlook when i'm back in ten minutes. >> love that you can always see the seven-day at the bottom of the screen.
a job fair being held today. plus, a massive air bag recall is getting even bigger. learn how many new carmakers are now on the list. good morning, i'm matt delucia. as the song goes, "we're on the way to cape may." actually we're already here for our final stop of our week-longshore tour. i'm talking to a family business that's been on the beach for more than 80 years. that's when nbc 10 news comes back.
police later found her body. she'd been shot several times. a second ucla professor also named on the kill list is okay. meantime, temple university tested its response to an active shooter situation yesterday. the sirens signaled the start of an emergency prepareness exercise in a temple dorm room. university police stormed the dorm as they search for a mock gunman. they came across victims during this case, actors in need of help. >> the impact is so high, we have to plan for the worst case scenario. when we plan and practice for the worst-case scenario, we can handle lesser incidents more effectively. >> the staff at temple university hospital prepared themselves to take in 30 patients all at once. the takata air bag recall, the biggest in u.s. history is getting even bigger. yesterday, seven carmakers added
another 4.4 million vehicles to the list. this latest round of recalls covers passenger air bags mainly in older model vehicles in states with high temperatures or high humidity. 11 people have died from takata inflaters malfunctioning and sending shrapnel at drivers and passengers. nbc 10 has been on the way to cape may all week. and now we're here, ready to wrap up our shore tour this week. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in cape may along the beach. you found a family business that's been there for more than 80 years. tell us about that. >> 83 years to be exact, tracy. the stager beach service has been a main stay here in cape may. and while the family has seenç lot of change, they also say there's been a lot of tradition here at the cape. at the southern most tip of new jersey here, the stager family has concession stands up and down the beach with cabanas, chairs and umbrellas as well as a surf skill.
it basically came down to this, the fact that there's more to do now than there was a few years ago, more wineries, breweries, more festivals to bring people past other shore towns and down to the cape. >> families have entrenched themselves here and they're here for the long haul. >> why, what's the appeal of cape may? >> it's a wonderful place to live. why else? i mean, it's a pa nieninsula at tip of new jersey. it's a small town, more people my age coming back here to get involved in their family businesses. there's a great community appea here. >> he tells me that the two biggest attractions here might be weddings on the beach and bird watching. today might not be a good day for either of those with the fog we're seeing right now and the rain we're expecting later on. people come from all over the world to see the birds and wildlife here. in the next hour, we'll go to
another local business that gets involved in the weddings. >> i love the stagers. have a couple of t-shirts, well worn from that company. starting today, the restaurant company that runs all 18 travel plazas in emergency emergency will be holding job fairs. hms host says it has hundreds of full and part-time job openings for managers, baristas, cashiers and other positions. interviews are scheduled today from noon to 6:00 and tomorrow noon to 4:00. 4:48 right now. 66 degrees outside. let's get you to work and check area bridges. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> we had an earlier opening on the burlington bristol. right now we're in the process of another scheduled opening or at least waiting for it for the tacony palmyra, scheduled for 4:45. we will have delays there. your best bet for an alternate, take the betsy ross bridge for the next half hour or so. no problems with the ben or the walt going into philadelphia. construction on 422 eastbound around stow road, it's closed
right now for emergency repairs of an earlier road buckle. right now traffic is being diverted around that scene. the pa turnpike looks okay for the most part. the right lane is closed but still the rest of the lanes are open. no big delays there. westbound, eastbound drive times at the most will take you 23 minutes from valley forge to route 1 with speeds into the 60s. more updates when i come back in the next ten minutes. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> clouds are here, showers are moving in, grab an umbrella. we do have wet weather this morning. there's going to be more on the way for this afternoon. not an all-day rainfall. occasional showers and a chance of some thunderstorms. most of the day, though, mainly cloudy to keep temperatures lower. this evening, the clouds will hang in there, occasional showers are possible, even during the evening hours. but we will get a break over the weekend. some spots of fog, look at the pocono mountains, dense fog this morning. coatesville is down to a quarter mile as well.
not an issue for doylestown, blue bell, northeast philadelphia, excellent visibility at philadelphia international. at the shore, two-mile visibility. that's light fog for wildwood. not an issue, it's looking good for millville and mt. holly and wilmington and dover, just seeing some rain. notç seeing the fog this morni. rain pushing through wilmington right now and into philadelphia. this is very light rainfall. it's steadier into berks county and into the lehigh valley. those showers, that's the first round of the wet weather to come. i can see thunderstorms in western pennsylvania. that's a possibility for us for this afternoon. we will get a dry day tomorrow. this will push through and then that clearing you see to the west, that's your saturday. but sunday we're watching two systems. one moving through the dakotas, the other spinning around texas. this is going to provide moisture as the one to the north pushes to the east and gives us a rainy second half of the weekend. so today, it won't be an all-day rainfall as i mentioned.
78 degrees this afternoon, manly cloudy with occasional light rainfall and a chance of some thunderstorms. we do get thunderstorms that's when you can see the heavier downpours. otherwise it's going to be light rain. tomorrow, get breaks of sunshine, 85 degrees. and into the 80s sunday but just barely. 80 the high temperature. showers and thunderstorms are likely. this is when we should see steady rain compared to today an a better chance of heavy thunderstorms moving through on sunday. potential for hail, even damaging winds on sunday. that's one to watch closely. by monday, though, 82 degrees, the high temperature with partly sunny skies. another chance of showers on tuesday and dry for wednesday and thursday. back into the 80s starting on thursday. that chance of showers friday will extend into next weekend. tracy? >> bill, thanks. nine minutes before 5:00. get ready for new emojis. facebook messenger is rolling out 1,500 new ways to show your emotions.
facebook says it hopes the new emojis will create a new balanced mix that's representative of our world. gunfire erupts in a dispute between neighbors. we'll update you on who was hurt, what police recovered and what they're still looking for. ♪ musikfest at bethlehem steel stacks, coming up in a few weeks. we have a look at the money and the tourists the region expects for the event.
morning, everyone. jessica boyington checking on your first alert traffic. it looks good out there in new jersey at least on route 73. this is around berlin, around jackson road. not a lot of cars on the roads here. there are updates and problems. one in king of prussia. i'll check in with area bridges in the 5:00 hour. six minutes before 5:00 right now.
a 7-year-old boy who went missing in a japanese forest nearly a week ago is reunited with his parents. a soldier found the boy in this hut in a military training area this morning. the boy was in good helen, just a little hungry. his parents originally told police he got lost but later admitted they left him in the woods as punishment for throwing stones at cars. the family of a backhoe operator killed two months ago is filing a lawsuit. an amtrak train struck and killed carter and another rail worker in april. the train was going 106 miles an hour, carter and his co-worker were on the tracks when it hit their backhoe. the train derailed and dozens of passengers were hurt. the cause of the crash is still under investigation. but the victims' lawyers call it a colossal miscommunication. >> the carter family has asked tom and i to do two things. to find out what happened to
their dad and to make sure that this never happens again. >> amtrak says it cannot comment on the lawsuit. pennsylvania is leveling the playing field. when it comes to education money. yesterday, governor wolf signed a bill implementing a new funding formula for state schools. that formula is designed to distribute money more evenly. the bill also provides $12 million in emergency funds to the chester upland school district in delaware county. first there was the soda tax controversy. now philadelphia city council is looking at the liquor by the drink tax. a hearing at city hall yesterday focused on how effectively the city is enforcing that tax. the 10% levee on liquor served in bars and restaurants began in 1994. the money helps public schools. city officials are concerned that millions of dollars from that tax are not being collected.
the leavee on sugary drinks woud fund pre-k programs. in new jersey it's now illegal to import or export big game trophies of threatened or endangered animals. you might remember the death of cecil the lion. a u.s. dentist killed the lion outside a national park inç zimbabwe last year. governor chris christie approved the new rule. well, call it a draw. a new poll finds new jersey voters split straight down the middle when it comes to casino expansion. the monmouth university poll found 48% for and 48% against casinos outside atlantic city. nearly 60% believe allowing casinos in north jersey will hurt an already beleaguered
gambling town. 51% think the state should stay out of attempts to boost atlantic city's economy. bethlehem's biggest annual event is two months away now. local businesses are already preparing for musikfest. workers are busy turning the bethlehem steel stack fooz a summer concert venue. last year, musikfest brought in tourists from 40 states and an injection of summer cash to the local economy there. organizers have booked, get this, 350 artists so far. >> wow. >> most of the live music is free to watch. there with big name artists like run dmc, lady antebellum, dierks bentley and aretha franklin that organizers have worked hard to lure to the lehigh valley. >> i would love to see lady antebell antebellum. >> 350 artists over ten days, 35 groups a day? just trying to do the math. that's a good day. >> musikfest begins on august
5th. you're watching nbc 10 news. "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. >> nbc 10 news starts now. and right now on "nbc 10 news today," gunfire erupts between neighbors in philadelphia after dispute turns violent. we'll tell you what police recovered from the scene and what they're still looking for. a young life cut short. we're now learning more about the woman whose body was found in a pond in chester county, as the search continues for her killer. and take a look at the nbc 10 first alert weather radar. right now we're tracking light showers in our area. we could see thunderstorms later on this afternoon. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 5:00 a.m. we have you covered with the timing of the rain, though. meteorologist bill henley in the first alert weather center tracking that. bill? >> this is the first round of rain we're dealing with now. it's light rain move through wilmington into philadelphia and parts of new jersey.
it's steadier through west chester, montgomery and bucks county. and the rain helping to keep things cool. in fact, the suburbs have dropped down top 62 degrees while it's 66 in philadelphia. just started raining in philadelphia, officially at the airport, delaware, lehigh valley, also getting showers, too. it's going to be a slower warmup today with the clouds, even with breaks in the clouds. a chance that we will be dry at 8:00 but a chance of a few more showers at 11:00. this is how it's going to be on and off during the day today. the clouds will hold us to 70 degrees at 11:00. we'll stay in the 70s this afternoon with mostly cloudy skies. occasional showers, a chance of a thunderstorm, 76 degrees in new jersey. the suburbs just a little bit warmer for the lehigh valley and for philadelphia and the shore. a chance of some scattered light showers and even a possibility of a thunderstorm, any light fog around this morning will be disappearing during the day today.