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weather is important. >> very. >> there will be severe rain in some, rain in others and no rain in others. >> we're not in forever much sunshine this morning. cloudy skies in philadelphia an wilmington. look at the rain, heavier downpours. we've ban tracking them into cross the delaware bay and into south jersey. these will slowly move through the area. you definitely need your rain gear at south jersey and the shore. inland so far it's quiet. just some clouds over philadelphia. off to the north and west is where we're seeing showers in allentown and the lehigh valley. there's a potential for storms here later today. most of the day it will be mostly cloudy. 72 degrees. a few showers in the lehigh valley. that's easton. you can see the rain coming down there. a dreary start. showers at 8:00 and a chance of some storms by late morning.
for the suburbs, 68 degrees in 80s this afternoon with a chance of showers and thunderstorms later today. futurecast hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes to show you when the storms are most likely to pop up in your neighborhood. let's find out how the traffic is moving. jessica boyington with first alert traffic. >> we're watching out in bucks county on route 1 near old lincoln highway where we have a vehicle fire here. you can see only one lane allowed to move through the area. the roadway is not closed yet, route 1 headed southbound. several police officers on the scene. fire trucks on the scene, a vehicle still clearly with a lot of smoke billowing out from inside of it. we have a vehicle fire pren. it's blocking part of the old lincoln highway ramp. one lane getting by, even slowly right now. no up gaer delay in the opposite direction. more updates when i'm back on
the scene in the next ten minutes. a former school employee in montgomery county is facing charges after police say he sexually assaulted a student. katy zachry is live outside the upper gwynedd police department. police say the student was assaulted multiple times. tell us what you know. >> reporter: he's accused of hugging, kissing and fondling a 13-year-old student. take a look. this is 40-year-old marcus forte. he worked at gwynedd-mercy academy elementary school, a private school in spring house, montgomery county. that's where police said most of the alleged sex assault took
place. the student would sit on his lap behind a closed door and kiss her neck. police got ahold of this recent text conversation between the two. the victim saying, i want the apology for you touching me in places that i didn't need to be touched and that i didn't ask for. forte responded i'm very sorry if i did that to you. the victim replied, if you did it? because i know you did it. forte said i know and i'm apologizing. coming up in next hour, hear how police here in upper gwynedd township got forte to confess and than what he later told detectives about the alleged crime. reporting live in upper gwynedd, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. a philadelphia man arrested for killing his girlfriend with a crossbow is now facing murder charges. the suspect is 40-year-old paul kuzan. police found the victim bleeding heavily in her neighbor's doorway in northeast philadelphia sunday night. she later died at the hospital.
police tell us kuzan has a history of domestic violence. a philadelphia police officer is under arrest. bristol township police arrested officer michael winkler. investigators say he hired two contractors to do work at one of his properties and lured them there by promising them additional money. instead, police say winkler demanded one of them give him all the money in his pockets. authorities say winkler took about $38. he's been suspended with intent to dismiss. we know where the juvenile lifers released will go when they walk out of prison.ç this community center on 8th street will become the first official halfway house. they'll live in the house for six month to a year. >> one of the things that makes this so challenging, philadelphia has 300 juvenile lifers. right?
mow many get out, what the time frame is, nobody knows. we'll start with one and then we'll go from there. >> the first juvenile lifers could get out by fall. the releases are the result of supreme court action in january that juveniles cannot be sentenced to life without parole and that rule must be plied retroactively. 5:35. the republican-led house committee investigating the 2012 benghazi tragedy will issue its final report. the company's probe into responsibility for those deaths required testimony from hillary clinton who was secretary of state at the time. the democrats on the committee released a report yesterday calling security measures in benghazi inadequate but not criticizing clinton for not denying requests for additional security. now to decision 2016. presumptive democratic nominee hillary clinton is getting a jolt of support.
>> it's coming from elizabeth warren. she's popular with progressives, many of whom supported clinton's democratic rival, bernie sanders. here's clinton's reaction after the massachusetts senator took aim at donald trump. >> and i must say, i do just love to see how she gets under donald trump's thin skin. >> clinton's comment came after warren said, quote, trump will crush you into the dirt to get whatever he wants. speaking of donald trump, he plans to talk jobs and trade during a campaign stop in western pennsylvania today. >> the presumptive republican nominee will deliver an economic speech at an aluminum plan the at a city near pittsburgh. the mayor there, a democrat who voted for president obama twice invited trump. the mayor said he's frustrated by empty promises he's heard
from establishment politicians. recent polls show trump running close to hillary clinton in pennsylvania. trump is bringing in more campaign crash. he raked in $3 million in one day last week after sending an e-mail asking for donations. millions of supporters responded by contributing a few dollars each. trump is still being drastically outraised by hillary clinton. former presidential candidate mike huckabee is paying a $25,000 settlement for campaign music that he had no right to use. the republican was sued for playing the song "eye of the tiger" at a rally last year for kim davis, the kentucky clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses. huckabee first argued that the rally was a religious one, so he could use the song free. he later claimed the event as a campaign expense. despite a victory in the supreme court, abortion
activists say if could take years for clinics shut down by restrictions in texas to re-open. the supreme court struck down the texas law on abortion clinics yesterday. the rules require doctors who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. it forced clinics to meet ç hospital-like standards for outpatient surgery. the supreme court called the restrictions medically unnecessary and unconstitutional. the supreme court decision is prompting action in pennsylvania. of montgomery wants to appeal a 2011 law which requires abortion clinics to comply with safety regulations of outpatient surgical centers. he says the law is forcing women an their families into desperate, life-threatening situations. five of the state's 24 abortion clinics closed after that law passed. we're not seeing any changes being called for in new jersey or delaware after yesterday's ruling. new jersey has minimal rules. all abortions have to be given by licensed physicians and be performed in a hospital or specialized facility. in delaware, late-term abortions
are not allowed. tracy? the wawa welcome america festival in philadelphia is off to a patriotic start. day one included the re-dedication of the newly restored 9/11 memorial flag mural. it adorns the building along north columbus boulevard. and lines formed to get free stage area ticket for fourth of july concert and fireworks show on the parkway. >> this is a giant invitation for philadelphians, people from delaware, new jersey, to come, have fun, bring friends and relatives. >> this year's fourth of july concert starts at 5:00 on the parkway, which is so much better for families. much earlier than in previous years. >> what time? >> 5:00. be there! now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> i've had a look at the fourth of july forecast and it's looking good. but today we've got to deal with this, clouds and a chance of
showers and thunderstorms. 72 degrees. right now in philadelphia, we'll see the temperatures climb to mostly cloudy skies. a chance of showers during the day today. for the suburbs, cloudy skies, 68 degrees right now. 74 degrees at 10:00 and mostly cloudy into this afternoon. some of the suburbs will see showers and thunderstorms but it doesn't look like it's going to be an all-day rainfall. light showers right now in the lehigh valley. that's a view from easton. eye little bit dreary to start with. cloudy skies. keeping us in the 70s. late this afternoon, 4:00, 81 degrees an we could see showers and thunderstorms pop up and those could be strong storms later today in the suburbs and the lehigh valley. new jersey, cloudy right now, 75 degrees by 10:00 this morning. and then showers and thunderstorms are a possibility at noon and again at 2:00 in new jersey. at the shore, we're already seeing some wet weather. the rain is coming down into cape may and atlantic city.
9 mile-an-hour breeze. won't be a lot stronger during the day. those winds coming off the ocean. middle 70s this afternoon with wet weather this morning at 10:00 and a chance of some showers at lunch time and thunderstorms are a possibility early to midafternoon at the shore. delaware, lots of clouds, not so much rain for wilmington. the rain has been to the south. 71 degrees at 8:00. near 80 degrees at noontime. they'll be watching for scattered showers in delaware this afternoon. definitely not an all-day rainfall. futurecast shows the showers at the schorlingering into the 8:00 hour. the heavy rainfall does move offshore. for philadelphia, dry at 10:00. as we go into theç noontime ho, look at the showers developing in chester county and into the lehigh valley. those are the storms that could pop up with some strong, gusty winds, possibly even small hail later today. we see the stronger showers developing by 5:30 this aft
afternoon in berks county and up irbu upper bucks county. when i come back, a look at that ten-day forecast. 5:42. time to get another look at traffic and the boulevard. >> jessica boyington has that. where are you looking on the boulevard, jessica? >> we're watching route 1 in bucks county near old lincoln highway where there's a vehicle fire under way blocking that off ramp. if you're headed southbound, it's a slow go by the scene. it looks like that police activity might be stopping some of the lane right here. one lane getting by, headed southbound past the scene. it's blocking this off ramp as well. still some smoke coming out from the area and police officers on the scene. a slow go headed southbound by the scene with some delays. also that restriction for the old lincoln highway, the northbound side not having much
of a problem by the scene right now. galloway township, we're still watching this accident consistent where there's an accident in galloway township, vehicle off on the side of the road. spurring changes in the wake of a student death on campus, the university of delaware is looking to make some changes to its spring break. we'll tell you why officials think changing the date could help avoid more tragedies. plus, ikea is recalling tens of millions of these dressers. we'll tell you why the furniture retailer is no longer selling them and what you should do if you have one in your home.
5:46. 72 degrees outside. ikea is recalling dressers. the recall is for dressers in the malm series. three children have already been killed. the furniture giant says it no longer will sell the dressers and is offering free anchor kits to fast the dresser to the wall and the company is offering full refunds. the trial has begun for a wisconsin woman accused of sending messages on her cell
phone just before a crash that killed her daughter and two nieces. her attorney says slippery roads and worn tires actually caused the crash. millburg's 11-year-old daughter and 5-year-old niece all died. in convicted she could face up to 30 years in prison. now from our delaware bureau, the death of a visiting college student could lead to changes in spring break at the state's largest school. university of delaware officials are looking at the possibility of moving up spring break a week to the week of st. patrick's day. the university believes too many schools from other schools visit the newark campus during that week to party. in march, the visiting student died after falling from a frat house roof. new information about a proposed hike in new jersey's gas tax. overnight, the state assembly passed a bill that raises the gas tax by 23 cents a gallon. the extra money would go to the
transportation trust financed for road and bridge improvements. the measure also includes cutting the state's sales tax. governor chris christie supports the bill which now goes to the senate. meantime, the $35 billion budget proposal is almost on the govern governor's desk. it will move to the assembly before heading again to the governor's desk. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> it's been a rainy morning at the shore, cape may, new jersey has seen heavy downpours. a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. the rain is starting to lighten up. the skies have lightened up. the sun is up. cloudy skies and showers will continue at the shore and a possibility of thunderstorms foç much of the rest of the area. we'll warm into the 80s. right now the temperatures are holding in the low 70s for the lehigh valley. some light rain there, too.
philadelphia is at 72 degrees. 73 in delaware and south jersey with a few showers at 71 degrees. in the suburbs, 69 degrees right now. won't get a lot cooler for this area. this is the region that will be watching for strong storms developing during the day, especially later this afternoon and into this evening. clouds in king of prussia, abington, philadelphia, the light showers moving through allentown will break and we'll watch for storms developing later today. these heavy showers now pushing offshore, still moderate showers in the atlantic city area. those heavy showers won't likely recur until later this afternoon when we could see thunderstorms at the shore. won't be an all-day rainfall today. keep that umbrella handy. leave it at home tomorrow. 83 today, 86 tomorrow, partly sunny skies. the ten-day outlook has us warming towards the end of the week. upper 80s for thursday and friday. there's a chance of a late-day
shower on friday. it takes a break on saturday with partly sunny skies. 90 the high temperature on saturday. better chance we'll see umbrellas going up on sunday. 83 degrees. the temperatures will be going up on monday, the fourth of july. upper 80s for monday and then it's into the 90s for tuesday, wednesday and thursday. tracy, vai? >> looks terrific, bill. thanks. ten before 6:00. we continue to focus on the problem on route 1. >> give us an update, jessica. >> this is out in bucks county, maybe a little more clear than it was. but we have the same restrictions. route 1 arnold lincoln highway where that ramp is blocked off. you can see smoke there as well. there was a truck fire that began maybe an hour ago, maybe a little less than that. one lane is getting by. as you can see now, maybe two lanes.
a little bit of delay past the scene and blocking the off ramp to old lincoln highway. it's not blocking the lanes or restricting access past the scene. definitely something to watch out for. the scene is active there, several police officers on the scene, a fire truck as well. completely blocking off the old lincoln highway. we're also still watching galloway township where there's an accident. the right shoulder is blocked on the garden state parkway headed northbound around the atlantic city service area. i'll be back in the next ten minutes with updates on your morning drive. live like royalty right here in philadelphia. we'll tell you about this historic east falls home that belonged to a princess and how you can own it. details on house and king's ransom it will cost you.
on fire, now blocking the off ramp to old lincoln highway in bucks county, headed southbound down route 1 and blocking the old lincoln highway off ramp. we'll keep you updated and have more updates in the 6:00 hour in the next five minutes. more traffic news. redesign is in the works for the vine street expressway. the goal, to link surrounding communities to jobs, health care and education. the head of the u.s. department of transportation announced philadelphia as one of four cities to help the design that needed design help. meetings will be scheduled to get input from neighbors. take a look at this. you'll want to take a look at this number. there's a $390 million mega millions jackpot up for grabs tonight. it's one of the largest prizes in mega millions history. like a princess, sort of here in
philadelphia. it will cost you a cool million dollars. the east falls house of princess grace is on the market. it was listed last week for a million dollars. you can see this from skyforce 10. a sign posted outside designates the structure as a pennsylvania historical landmark. kelly grew up in philadelphia but later left for hollywood where she became princess of monaco in 1955 after marrying prince rainier iii. she died in a car crash in 1982. you got a special crusader award from the philadelphia department of human services. >> it was for our work on wednesday's child. i try to place children in great homes. the 17. >> annual children's crusaders
award recognizes individuals. our management team is committed to it. photographers go out and shoot it, do a great job doing it and also the dhs workers. >> you said to me, when i said congratulations, well deserved. you said, look, i get to spend a lot of time with kids who are looking for a forever home. >> there are unsung heroes. they're underpaid and overworked. they have caseloads that are enormous. thank you very much. we appreciate the honor. five people get a rude and wet awakening. >> ceiling caves in forcing the group out of their north philadelphia home. and a folcroft police officer shot seven times is waking up in his own bed this morning. the we'll show you the hero's welcome officer christopher dorman received as he was released from the hospital.
nbc 10 news starts now. a partial building collapse forces five people including a child from their home overnight. and now the red cross is reaching out to help. >> also overnight, rain soaks the philadelphia region and this is what it looked like a couple of showers ago along broad street. >> here's what it looks like right now in cape may, this live picture. a light rain coming dunn and there's more wet weather on the way. 6:00 a.m. good morning, i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we have an nbc 10 forecast that's unique here at nbc 10. it allows meteorologist bill henley and the weather team to customize the weather to your area and let's you know what you need. >> we've been watching rainy conditions since we've been on the air