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nbc 10 breaking news. we are following breaking nufz a deadly shooting inç norristown that happened in the middle of a fast food drive-through. we're live on scene. first this. >> for the first time in our nation's history that a woman will be a major party nominee. in decision 2016, hillary clinton is the democratic presumptive nominee. but overnight, bernie sanders vowed to bring his fight to philadelphia. and today is the day the sugary tax drink bill could go up before a vote in front of philadelphia city council. welcome to wednesday. i'm tracy davidson. let's get to meteorologist
sheena parveen. sheena, much cooler this morning. >> yes, much cooler, tracy. noticeably cooler. i think a lot of you will like it when you walk outside this morning. look at the temperatures. we're in the 60s. 63 in philadelphia. yesterday at this time we were in the 70s. 59 in wilmington, 59 coatesville and allentown. when you compare to to yesterday, look at the temperature difference across the area. we're 10 to 15 degrees cooler than we were just yesterday morning at this time. quite a difference when you step outside this morning. we have rain in the forecast for today. right now it is just off to our west and northwest. that's the area of showers that we're watching. mostly as we go into lunch time today. right around the middle of the day, you'll notice showers, even some thunderstorms possible. right now in philadelphia, 63 degrees. by 10:00 a.m. only, 67. we'll see the approach of rain closer to lunch time. 68 degrees by noon. by the evening commute, 4:00 p.m., we're looking at clearing taking place. it will not a large amount of
time that wool see the rain but we will certainly be watching it for you. we'll take a closer look at your neighborhood weather. let's get a check of the roadways with jessica boyington. we are starting on the vine street expressway where we are closed for construction. i did just see a vehicle move through the area, though. there may be off ramps that are opening a little bit early. for the most part we still have that police activity on the scene. you see some flashing lights up ahead. these are our cameras around 24th street, westbound and eastbound on the vine street expressway is currently closed for construction in between broad street and the schuylkill. watch for some more construction. the on and off ramps are closed and there's construction on 95 at this point as well. north and southbound right around street road. pay attention to that. and also, the burlington bristol bridge still dealing with the construction, one lane of alternating traffic in both directions until 5:00 this morning. tracy? >> got it, jessica, thanks. now to breaking news. an egyptair flight from cairo to
beijing has been forced to make an emergency lanning in uzbekistan. egyptian officials says someone called in a bomb threat. everyone is off the plane and it's being searched. this comes a month after an egyptair flighted crashed on its way to cairo. a local mcdonald's is closed after a shooting at a local restaurant. what are police telling you, matt? >> police are still at the scene right now. i'll step out of the way. this is on the 200 block of main street. it happened right there at the mcdonald's drive-through. a witness told us off camera two men were chasing a guy on foot and shot him about ten times. police haven'tç told us anythi about suspects or a motive just yet. we're still waiting for more official details about how all of this unfolded late last
night. the victim as we take a live look here died at the scene, died at the drive-through lane. we've seen investigators taking photos of the area here. we'll be working to gather information throughout the morning. live in norristown, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. 63 degrees outside, 4:04. hillary clinton racks up more delegates as the numbers come from the tuesday's primary races. clinton has 2,640 delegates compared to donald sterling 1,799. which means clinton has enough votes, even without counting pledges from superdelegates to make her the presumptive nominee for president. sanders is still not backing down. >> and then we take our fight for social, economic, racial and
environmental justice to philadelphia, pennsylvania! >> now, at sanders request he will meet with president obama at the white house tomorrow. clinton congratulated sanders for what she called his extraordinary campaign and pivoted to the race against the presumptive republican nominee donald trump in november. >> the stakes in this election are high and the choice is clear. donald trump is temperamentally unfit to be president and commander in chief. >> clinton also said trump's pledge to make america great again is, quote, code for let's take america backwards. trump meantime picked up wins in california, new jersey, new mexico, montana and south dakota. in a subdued and scripted speech, which is unusual at his golf club outside new york city, trump reassured the republican party of his intent to unify and not divide. >> i understand the responsibility of carrying the
medal and i will never, ever let you down. too much work, too many people, blood, sweat and tears. never going to let you down. >> trump did not talk about the republican battle that erupted follow his krit s of a federal judge overseeing the trump university lawsuit. now to local races in new jersey's first congressional district, democratic voters handed the incumbent a primary victory. donald norcross fought off alex law. norcross faces republican bob patterson in the general election this fall. patterson ran unopposed. more results, along with continuing coverage on our nbc 10 app. 4:06. happening today, a sugary drink tax could become law in philadelphia. city council is scheduled to vote on the measure this morning. a council source tells nbc 10 the council does have the votes
to pass a bill. it may be lower than the proposed 3 cent per ounce tax that mayor jim kenney is calling for. >> we're working very hard. council is doing their due diligence. we're working with them, answering questions they're asking. >> there will be competing rallies over the sugary drink tax outside. two groups will be outside city hall. philadelphia against the grocery tax coalition,ç saying the tax will hurt ordinary citizens as well as businesses. the teamsters will also rally. they call the tax a job killer. then the tots take it on in a different rally. preschoolers will hold a play and read-in. tell us what you think about the sugary drink tax. our twitter addresses are right there on your screen. tweet us your thoughts about the tax, paying for universal pre-k. tweet us your thoughts about the tax itself and we'll tweet you
back. a 5-year-old shot by a stray bullet is recovering at home this morning as his parents talk about the violence they are living with every day in chester. this is cell phone video of mark who was released from the hospital last night. he was with his family monday night inside their home in the public housing development when the shooting happened. mark's mom yanked him down to the floor, his dad covered him, then they discovered he had been hit by a bullet. >> always something. these people don't care. they don't care. they don't have to answer to nobody. it's ridiculous. it keeps going on and on and on. >> the mom says her son is now scared to be in his house but he's strong and will carry on. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> good morning. it is a noticeably cooler start to the day. i think you're really going to like the way it feels when you walk outside. you may want a light jacket. you can probably do without it, though.
seven-day forecast always at the bottom of the screen with our new neighborhood weather. most areas are in the mid to upper 50s, believe it or not. philadelphia coming in 63 degrees along the shore, close to 60. this is about 10 to 15 degrees cooler than we were yesterday morning at this time. take a look at some of our new jersey neighborhoods, mullica hill coming in 56 degrees. pitmann 61. 58 in clayton. 59 in medford. 62 cinnaminson and mt. laurel. if you remember yesterday morning at this time, we were right around 70 degrees. 58 hamilton, princeton coming in at 48 degrees, 60 in lumberton. it feels nicer this morning and with the lower humidity, much more comfortable. wind speeds are in from the northwest currently around 5 to 10 miles an hour. it will be a breezy day today. keep that in mind and along with the breeze, we'll have showers moving in. in the meantime, the cold front already moved through. that's that cooler air coming in and that's where we'll be breezy. we are tracking rain as we go
into the middle of the day today. right now it's just back off to our west. it's approaching slowly. i think the first showers will start to get here around 9:00 a.m. or so. most of the area will see it right around lunch time. grab your umbrella before you head out today. forecast for the philadelphia area, 7:00 a.m., sunny, dry, 62 degrees. quickly we'll have showers and thunderstorms moving in right around lunch time. by the afternoon commute we're nice and dry. in the pennsylvania suburbs, dry around 7:00 a.m. approach of showers by lunch time, mid-60s in the afternoon. same thing in the lehigh valley. it's going to be a noticeably cooler afternoon today. if you're in delaware by 7:00 a.m., expect it to be dry, around 61 degrees. lunch time, you'll see the showers by 3:00 p.m. we're drying out and dry for the evening commute. same thing in new jersey. if you're along the shore, you'll see showers a little bit later. so probably the later part of lunch time, closer toç about
noon, 1:00 p.m. you're drier by 11:00 a.m. you'll stay dry if you're along the shore by the afternoon commute. it will shape up nicely this afternoon and for the rest of the week. that forecast coming up. >> looks great, sheena, thanks. let's check the roads with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington watching the new jersey turnpike. exactly where? >> new jersey turnpike, tracy, around the delaware memorial bridge near exit 1. so you can see no big problems or delays here. typically around this time we don't see a lot of volume in the area. we do see a lot of construction. some of that construction is on 95 right now headed northbound around the blue route headed from 95 northbound from the blue route northbound off ramp. that left lane is blocked there and some lanes on 95 as well. watching more construction on the vine street expressway. flashing lights right there, that's the police officer blocking off the westbound side. no access right now to westbound vine.
all traffic at least the cars are moving off of the off ramp here around broad street. still closed in between broad and the schuylkill expressway. watch for the burlington bristol has one lane of alternating traffic in both directions until 5:00 a.m. tracy? >> thanks, jessica. hundreds of kids will be treated to a special performance in center city that will focus on making sure kids with autism can enjoy the experience. we'll see you how a sensory friendly production works. plus, this -- [ screaming ] we get a firsthand look at a crash between a tractor-trailer an a school bus full of kids. on this cushion for generations. alright kiddos! everybody off the backpack,
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this is a firsthand look at the moment a tractor-trailer collided with the school bus. several students, a school counselor and bus driver are recovering from minor injuries after the crash on i-78 in easton, northampton county yesterday morning. the bus full of students from north jersey was on the way to dorney park. >> i didn't even know. my phone i guess was still up and it just hit us and i went flying. >> students say the bus was smoking and slowing down just before the truck hit it. most of the students continued on to dorney park for their class trip. 4:15. happening today, hundreds of kids will be free to be themselves at the walnut street theater. nbc 10's katy zachry is live in center city where a play just for kids with autism will be performed. what will be different about this production? >> tracy, first of all, this is the first time that the walnut street theater has ever done something like this in its history, put on a performance only for kids with autism.
as you might expect, it's taken a lot of preparation to get these philadelphia school students ready for the experience. many have never been to a play because the sights and sounds on the stage are just too much for them to handle and process. today's performance of miss nelson has a field day is different. the actors will speak to the students throughout the show. the show will actually stop at points so the actors can interact with the audience. the theater lights and music will also be toned down so not to frighten or excite the kids. >> it helps kids understand empathy and all kids, that's what we do in our education program, put them in situations where they have to relate and step outside themselves, which is a unique challenge for kids with autism. >> if you can imagine this, later this morning, hundreds of autistic students along with their caregivers, up to 600 people in total will file into the walnut street theater behind me. also we have an interesting
note. coming up at 5:00, we'll tell you and show you how the actors in today's performance have prepared for the experience a little differently themselves. reporting live in center city, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. >> fascinating, katy, thanks. today potential buyers can learn more of an upcoming auction of bader field in atlantic city. an information session starts at noon. bader field closed to aviation in 1990 and has been used for concerts. the city is selling it and other properties in order to raise money and open them up for redevelopment. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, it is a beautiful start to the morning. it is noticeably cooler outside this morning. i think you're really going to like it. we do have rain in the forecast but temperatures will be staying cooler regardless. this morning, though, we are cool and a little bit breezy. we'll be breezier this afternoon, though. temperatures 63 degrees, philadelphia, allentown, 59
degrees. if you're in vineland, 55, 62 mt. holly. 60 in trenton and atlantic city. 59 degr in wilmington. with the lower humidity, feels a lot more comfortable. don't forget with your new neighborhood weather, the seven-day forecast is always at the bottom of the screen. also today, showers and thunderstorms like i mentioned, those will be here by the middle of the day. right around lunch time we'll see that starting to develop. by 9:00 this morning, here's future weather. we'll see showers approaching the poconos, parts of the lehigh valley. it's really not until the middle of the day when we see even more. that's noon today. so you see the reds, oranges and yellows. that is potentially heavy rain, also potential thunderstorms. we could see gusty winds, can't rule out small hail with this. this is right around lunch time, stretching from wilmington through philadelphia, pennsylvania suburbs, up towards trenton. this line should be into new jersey shortly after, maybe an hour or two after that, swinging through new jersey right along the shore by 1:30 and then after that, we really start to clear
out. your evening commute does look dry. it's really just the middle of the day today that we'll be paying a close eye on. after that, tomorrow will be a perfect day. tomorrow looks really nice. so when you compare it to today, midday showers and thunderstorms high around 70 degrees for philadelphia. tomorrow, sunny and 76. i would call that a perfect day. then we go into friday. temperatures around 80 degrees and we stay nice and dry. if you're in the pennsylvania suburbs, 70 degrees with those midday thunderstorms. by tomorrow, 74 and sunny. by friday, upper 70s. lehigh valley, you'll stay possibly in the upper 60s today. cooler, some rain closer to about the late morning hours into lunch time. then we dry out for the afternoon. tomorrow 72 and sunny. we go into friday, mid-70s and sunny there. new jersey will see the showers and storms today as well as the shore and in delaware, mostly around lunch time. then we clear out for the afternoon commute. tomorrow for every area along the shore and even into delaware, mid-70s, plenty of
sunshine by friday. that's when we do start to warm up again. temperatures getting closer to 80 degrees and then we go into your weekend and we are going to be right around 80 degrees, too. we'll take a look at that weekend forecast. a closer look at the rain heading our way for today. that's coming up. sheena, thanks. 20 minutes past 4:00 right now. let's check the roads including 295. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has all you need to know if you're heading out the door. >> 295 in mt. laurel, new jersey around route 38. no big problems or delays right now in either direction. we have a 12-minute drive time headed southbound. the southbound lanes are right here. from this point at 38 up to the black horse pike. if you're headed to philadelphia from 295, no problems, average speeds well into the 60s there. also we're watching 422. there is a slow-moving maintenance vehicle moving eastbound between sanatoga and
oaks. that construction that we just talked about on 95, headed northbound towards the blue route off ramp northbound, that left lane was earlier blocked, now that construction has cleared. i'll have more updates for you when i'm back in the next ten. tracy? >> look forward to it, jessica, thanks. help us help the people making a difference in the commune. here's how you do it. spread the word about this. nbc 10 and nbc 10 universal are giving away grants, meaning free money to local nonprofits. we call it 21st century solutions. the goal is to support organizations that areç initiating new and creative programs. the deadline to apply is august 26th. 4:21 right now. water contamination concerns in our area are catching the eye of the real life erin brockovich. we'll tell you how she's reaching out to help a montgomery county community. and this is video that you have to see. a florida mother does whatever
why are there medical records and blood samples in real estate files? >> that's julia roberts playing erin brockovich on the big screen. the real erin brockovich and a group of attorneys want to help solve the contaminated water problem in horsham township and surrounding communities. the lawyers tell nbc 10 a number of people have reached out to them looking for a resolution. they're concerned about dangerous levels of chemicals in the water that comes from firefighting foam used at two
former military bases that might be connected to their illnesses. the group plans to hold a community meeting in the next two weeks to help people understand their legal rights. >> nice to have somebody from the outside who's actually looking at our small township in a big state. >> it'sç helpful to us to know she sees what we're going through and maybe she'll be helpful in helping our situation. >> the team of attorneys want to set up skype meetings with people who worked at the military bases but are no longer in the area. philadelphia city council want tos tighten regulations on lead in the city's drinking water. council unveiled three bills yesterday. the first requires public schools to meet strict water safety standards. the second requires child care centers to have their water tested for lead in order to be licensed. the third updates current lead disclosure laws to require landlords and property sellers to tell tenants and buyers whether there is lead in the building's water service line. landlord have to make sure their
properties are lead-free. nbc 10 investigatorsound out these laws are rarely enforced. learn more about nbc 10's investigation into the dangers of lead exposure in our area. just click on living with lead on the nbc 10 app or nbc10.com. 4:26. the man charged in a deadly shooting inside a south carolina church will stand trial in november. dylann roof is accused of killing nine members of an historic black church in charleston last june. yesterday a judge set november 7th as the date to start picking jurors. roof will face trial in both federal and state court. both jurisdictions want the death penalty. tickets for the friday memorial service to honor the late boxing legend muhammad ali will become available this morning. several thousand tickets have already been handed out. former president bill clinton and actor billy crystal are among those who will give eulogies at friday's service. ali died on friday in arizona.
he was 74. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> and it is noticeably cooler outside this morning. look at these temperatures. 63 in philadelphia, 59 allentown and wilmington, you're really going to enjoy this weather when you walk outside. we do have showers and thunderstorms later on today. grab the umbrella before you head out. we'll show you the timing on that and what you can expect. that's coming up with your neighborhood weather. we go to jessica boyington with a check on the roads. we're watching the blue route around the germantown pike on ramp. not a lot of cars making their way out the door yet. no big problems or delays there. there is construction out on the roads this morning. i will highlight some of those spots when i come back at 4:30. stay there. we'll be right back.
nbc 10 breaking news. this breaking news, a fast food drive-through becomes a crime scene. in decision 2016, hillary clinton has the delegate numbers but bernie sanders isn't going down without a fight in the race for the white house. 4:30. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to meteorologist sheena parveen with her first alert neighborhood forecast, a look at conditions right where you live. humidity is down. temperatures down, sheena. >> it feels comfortable this morning. temperatures are cooler than they were yesterday morning, about 10 to 15 degrees cooler right now. we're at 61 in philadelphia. many areas in the 50s. manufacture our new jersey suburbs in the mid-50s. pennsylvania suburbs in the mid-50s, delaware at least in wilmington, coming in at 59 degrees right now. also don't forget, seven-day forecast always scrolling at the