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nbc 10 news starts now. cab driver stabbed. new from overnight, a routine pick up suddenly turned violent in camden. this morning, the istanbul airport is back open after terrorists opened fire and blew themselves up, killing dozens in turkey. fox chase cancer center in northeast philadelphia will join in the ongoing national effort to cure cancer. 4:00 a.m., good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast. a close look at conditions at communities across pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. we had a night of rain, bill. >> yes. that moisture is still affecting us in the form of fog.
a lot of rainfall fell, especially in pennsylvania. that's where we're seeing thick fog develop as cooler temperatures start to move into the area. visibility under two miles in allentown. light visibility, not bad. light fog in coatesville and blue bell. trenton under one mile visibility and down to six miles in millville. a bit of fog to start with. we have sunshine on the way. 68 degrees, clearing in delaware. lehigh valley is 64 and it's in the low 70s and falling in philadelphia. that temperature will likely come down a bit more before it goes up. into the middle to upper 80s this afternoon. as skies clear out, the humidity will come down. any fog that's around first thing this morning disappears as we go through the day. 81 at the shore. it looks like we're good for today but there are changes ahead. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes. let's check in with jessica boyington and the traffic.
>> we're watching the vine street expressway of course through center city. these are our cameras around 24th street. no traffic moving. every once in a while on the westbound side we are seeing a vehicle come through. it looks like the construction is in place for the most part. local vine is your best bet for an alternate. we'll keep you updated for the rest of the morning. upper dublin, an accident on prospect and 4th avenue. there were lane restrictions earlier for an accident investigation on route 73. there's no backup or delay. maybe use caution as you head out the door there for the lane restrictions. tracy? camden police are searching for whoever robbed and stabbed a cab driver. katy zachry is live at cooper hospital with more. katy, strangers jumped in and helped the driver. walk us through what happened. >> tracy, that's exactly right.
it took a lot of courage for those strangers, these people we spoke to do what they did. it was a little before midnight, they were sitting outside their apartment complex when all of a sudden, a cab came careening ì!%q a parked car.complex and from inside the cab, they heard screams. these witnesses ran to help the cab driver. someone in the cab's back seat took off running. the driver was stabbed in the chest. he had also been robbed. a woman said she got the injured driver into her car and drove him here to cooper university hospital. back out here live. this all happened within a few blocks of where we're standing, outside the hospital. the cab driver who was injured, got stabbed in the chest got here quickly. he's in surgery right now. i have asked police about their search into the person who did
this. i'll be back with a live update in another half hour. 72 degrees outsite, 4:04. the istanbul airport is back open less than 24 hours after a deadly terrorist attack. here's what we know right now. at least 36 people are dead. 147 people hurt in an attack by three suicide bombers. turkey's prime minister says his security forces believe isis is responsible. he says the suicide bombers arrived at the airport in a taxi, opened fire and then blew themselves up. the airport bombing is sending shockwaves through the turkish community in philadelphia. nbc 10 spoke to someone who has family in istanbul. he just moved to philadelphia from istanbul just last week and says he used that airport that was attacked. >> the one who has been killed by the bombs could be my family as well. could be my daughter, my wife, could be myself.
>> ahead in our next half hour, hear how the presidential candidates are reacting to the violence and stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app as we get new information about the terror attacks and the victims. here at home, the stepped up fight to phone a cure for cancer comes to philadelphia today. fox chase cancer center in northeast philadelphia will host a cancer summit this morning. vice president joe biden will address the summit in live streamed remarks from washington. during his state of the union address, president obama chose biden to lead the effort to accelerate cancer research. the eight-day wawa welcome america festival is in full swing in philadelphia as we count down to the see's fourth of july celebration on monday. here's a lack at today's wawa welcome america calendar. go forth and work out like rocky starts at 6:25 this morning. you can train like the italian stallion on the steps of the art
museum. there is a free book giveaway for the first 100 kids at each library. at 7:00 tonight, catch a screening of "rocky" outside the art museum. last night was movie night across the city. families enjoyed a screening of "the good dinosaur" along with snacks and other activities. the pearlman theater hosted a special early screening of "the ledge end of tarzan." for a complete calendar of wawa welcome america events including monday's concert starting at 5:00, make a note of that, tap the nbc 10 app. nbc 10 is the official media sponsor of the festival. you will get another chance to try to win a growing mega millions jackpot no one won the $390 million top prize last night. the numbers drawn are 15, 17, 20, 35, 55 and the mega ball 7 just in case you won a smaller
prize. the jackpot for friday's drawing grows to $415 million or 286 million for the cash payout. people turned out last night to buy tickets at the sunoco at broad and front in south philadelphia. one player told us he has a long standing tradition for picking his numbers. >> i always play my dad's birthday, my brother's birthday. that's what we know. we've been raised by that. >> the last time someone won the mega millions jackpot was march 8th. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> seven minutes after 4:00. the temperatures are coming down. we're in the 60s and 70s at the shore. you can see a little bit of the fog an a few showers at the shore. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. you can see the showers, light scattered showers. this is the very tail end of the system that came through with the storms last night. not stormy at all. light showers in wildwood
heading in from the west. we'll be out of the shower activity, already clearing off to the north and west and cooler air is coming in but that's allowing fog to form morning. it won't last. we'll clear out and get a nice sunny day today. more to come. for today, temperatures climb into the 80s. starting off at 70 degrees at 7:00. near 80 by later in the morning and 84 degrees at lunch time for philadelphia. the suburbs, no sign of the clouds. they're out of here. 77 degrees at 11:00 this important and into the 80s for the lehigh valley. storms will not repeat and any fog around this morning in the suburbs and the lehigh valley will quickly disappear with those rising temperatures. delaware, 79 degrees at 11:00, 80s this afternoon. and the shore seeing some showers right now. the clouds will thin out, 80 at 11:00 and inland new jersey will be in the 80s at 11:00, warming into the middle 80s for both locations later today. dry today but there is some wet weather in our future but it's
going to wait until the end of the week. look how nicely it clears out. the clouds are moving out from philadelphia, wilmington, trenton. a few scattered clouds at lunch time showing an isolated shower is possible a sprinkle, more likely we'll stay dry today. we'll look at the ten-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. tracy? let's take a look at the schuylkill, let's get you to work. but i see flashing lights. jessica says, no, not smooth sailing. >> this is an accident scene on the schuylkill around spring garden street facing girard avenue. headed westbound, coming out of the city, you can see the flashing lights. it's still dark outside. it's a little hard to see. all lanes seem to be blocked but every once in a while we see a car move through the area. we will keep monitoring the
situation. if it clears earlier than expected, that will be obviously good news for drivers this morning. the eastbound lanes right there are still moving. see what i mean? there is a car moving through headed westbound. not completely closed. you still still have access right there. not a are lot of volume on schuylkill. you won't be battling different cars to get past this scene. there's also an accident in upper dublin, fort washington avenue and prospect avenue. more updates on the schuylkill when i come back. new video this morning shows a pennsylvania man armed with a gun on the grounds of the white house. this is security camera footage. next, watch what happens when the secv service orders the armed man to drop his gun. remembering buddy ryan. hear from former eagles players about what made the outspoken head coach so special and unforgettable. i pinky promised my little girl a fabulous
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4:13 and 72 degrees outside on this wednesday morning. newly released surveillance video shows the moments within a man with a gun was shot on white house grounds. and the caution here, one of the scenes is pretty graphic. last month a 31-year-old schuylkill county man walked towards the white house carrying a hand gun. secret service officers told jesse olivieri to stop and drop the gun. he ignored that and kept walking. his lawyer asked that he be released to home detention until his trial. the judge said no because he is a danger to the community. happening today, bill cosby could lose another honorary degree.
this time, the board of trustees at the university of connecticut will vote on revoking cosby's award. the university provost voted to take back the degree. the comedian denied all the allegations. he'll stand trial for sexually assaulting a woman at his philadelphia home in 2004. ç protests in center city philadelphia ends with police using saws to remove demonstrators. yesterday, a group of 40 demonstrators blocked cars from the 676 exit ramp in center city. one group of police officers rerouted the cars trapped on the ramp. the other group of officers worked with saws to remove the pvc pipe and chains linking the demonstrators' arms. it was in response to a ruling that sent a case over obama's
immigration reform back to the lower court. >> without the passing of that plan by the supreme court, we have to escalate and make sure our voices are heard. >> police say their priority was the safety of the demonstrators while they worked with saws to remove the pvc pipes and chains linking their arms. five people were arrested. legendary former eagles coach buddy ryan is gone but his legacy lives on in the hearts and minds of his players and fans. the head line reads "our buddy, our pal." he's known as the architect of one of the greatest nfl defenses of all time. ryan became head coach of the eagles taking them to the playoffs in three of his five seasons. nbc 10's vai sikahema talked with former eagles quarterback and teammate randall cunningham from las vegas and cunningham spoke about the special
connection he had with his former head coach. >> i had a coach who didn't care what everybody else thought. he was more concerned about us as his children. that was a blessing. >> buddy is a blue collar guy i thought everybody could relate to, that everybody could -- you know, he could be like your uncle. uncle ned that everybody talks about. buddy ryan could be that guy. >> he was the embodiment of what we used to refer to as the 700 level fans. he was in three words, in your face. >> ryan is survived by his twin sons who both coach in the nfl. much of what made buddy ryan so special to the fans was his mouth. ahead in our next half hour, we went through the vault and gathered some of the most memorable comments. that's coming up. 4:16. you probably heard the term big brother is watching. that's certainly true at a few hospitals in our area.
a program lets parents keep a constant eye on their newborns. matt delucia is at st. mary's. matt? >> they got a $5,000 grant to install these cameras in the nicu. this is called angel eye. a woman from our area has been on a mission to get these cameras in every hospital they can. kelly gallagher started this superhero project two years ago after the birth of their twin boys. she researched a way for parents to keep an eye on their newborns anytime they want. she started with holy redeemer hospital this past april with 15 cameras there. i think in 10, 15 years it will be the standard basic care. then they realize it's not just mom or dad, it's the entire family, these cameras will change the way that health care
is served. >> almost all of the funding for this comes from çdonations. sometimes online. other times in person, at benefits. coming up at 5:15, i spoke with a mother who just gave birth to a new baby boy. she got the full advantage of using part of these cameras when her son was born premature. we'll hear from her coming up in the next hour. live in langhorne, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. 4:18. temperatures in the 70s, 72 degrees here at nbc 10. still clouds over rehoboth beach. the rain has moved out. and there's a bit of fog forming, light fog for wildwood, millville, tom's river has half a mile visibility. it's under a mile for trenton right now. temperatures cooling. 70s to start with for philadelphia, south jersey and the jersey shore. it's already clearing out for the lehigh valley, the suburbs and delaware. you'll likely see some areas of fog to start with this morning.
the temperatures could go lower. it's right now 62 degrees. white hall is 63 and fleetwood also in the 60s. the last of the showers, that's in cape may. those won't last long. the heavy storms have moved out to sea. we'll be in the clear for today. actually the next couple days. we'll see sunshine and it's time for summer heat. riding into the area behind those showers we had last night is dry air. meantime, to the south, that's where you'll find moisture and over the next couple days, you see the showers that take shape to the south. eventually those will be moving into the area. first thing friday morning, that's 8:30 friday morning, you can see the wet weather returns to pennsylvania and maryland and this will be moving in by midday on friday. we could see some showers continue into the afternoon hours with heavy downpours for friday. then we'll be clearing out for most of the holiday weekend. today, sunny and warm. fog disappears, 87 degrees this afternoon.
warmer tomorrow with bright sunshine and then those showers arriving around midday on friday, near 90 degrees friday afternoon. showers, done by saturday. it's looking good, sunday, too, 86 degrees the high temperature. the fourth of july, sunny skies and 88. and then we are into the heat and humidity. typical of july. 90 degrees on tuesday, middle 90s for wednesday and thursday and friday at 93 degrees. we have a heat wave brewing next week but a really nice day today with sunshine and the humidity coming down. tracy? >> sounds great. thanks, bill. 20 minutes past 4:00 right now. we continue to focus on the schuylkill expressway westbound. jessica boyington is watching that accident. remind us where it is, jessica. >> we're watching the schuylkill around girard avenue. we're seeing improvements already than we did 10 or 15 minutes ago. one car at a time would trickle through. it's headed westbound. coming out of the city, we're doing better. more traffic is allowed to flow through the area the police activity is pushed over into the
shoulder right now. schuylkill expressway around girard avenue. of course is where we're watching and coming out of center city, coming off the vine street expressway, we'll check in with the drive times there, westbound to see if they're affected by that. eastbound, not yet. 13 minutes. maybe a three-minute increase on the westbound side. we are in the yellow. speeds are dropping into the 40s. that's because they're moving past the scene. westbound from the vine street expressway to the blue route right now, also out in lower moreland township, we're watching on accident on pine road and welsh road. more updates in new jersey. there's construction there. i'll check in with the schuylkill expressway when i come back. >> 4:21 right now. 72 degrees outside. making a difference. if you know an organization in our area that's doing that,e need your help rewarding them with free money so they can do even more good. we're giving away grants, free money to local nonprofits. it's called 21st century solutions. the application is on our website, nbc10.com.
the deadline to apply is august 26th. do you have control of your cell phone or does someone else? cell phone hacks are on the rise. ahead in our next half hour, hear what you can do to keep your phone and identity safe. plus, a brand new shopping experience. work is nearly done at the expanded king of prussia mall. next, we have a sneak peek inside. xñósoñ?ñ?@ñ?ñ?ñ?
likely against at least one of the five gaming halls, if they can't agree on a new labor contract. the union represents more than 6,000 workers at harrah's, bali's, tropicana and trump taj mahal. union members received strike i.d. cards and signed up for picket lines at the headquarters of local 54 yesterday. >> i'm hoping that something comes to a resolution. go out. >> the union wants higher pay for workers and the return of benefits that it gave up a few years ago when the casinos were in worse financial shape. if you think king of prussia mall is massive now, just wait. it is getting bigger. this is view of the mall from skyforce 10. the expansion project began two years ago. the new space will include high-end shops, smart parking decks that will allow you how many spaces are open on each level and feature concierge
service that extends through the mall. >> what's on sale at these stores or i'd like you to make res vagus for me at the restaurant. >> need an app for that. the new space is scheduled to open in august and wear comfortable shoes because the new space alone is the size of six football fields. here's a look at the new king of prussia mall by the numbers. when the expansion is complete, it will cover nearly 3 million square feet. there will be 450 retail and dining options and the mall will add 700 new jobs to the 7,000 they already have. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> a few clouds overhead. the showers have ended in philadelphia. 72 degrees at 4:26. some spots of fog to run into this morning. that may slow a few down this morning. but the fog won't last all day long. you have a nice day drewing. your neighborhood forecast is just ahead. jessica boyington is watching
the roads this morning. what does it look like out there? >> we're watching the schuylkill expressway around girard avenue. one lane getting by westbound. coming out of the city, some small delays there. we'll update you on this when i come back at 4:30. the best thing you can do right now is know your information. >> new details about water contamination in bucks and montgomery county. a well-known consumer advocate shares her advice. (sounds of birds whistling)
attacker. the candidates talk about terror. hear what donald trump and hillary clinton are saying after the turkey airport terror attacks. and honoring the late king of pop. today a new business and trade school in wilmington will open an exhibit full of michael jackson memorabilia. 4:30. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. rain rolled through overnight. let's find out what it's like outside right now with meteorologist bill henley. he has your first alert neighborhood forecast, a look at conditions right where you live. good morning, bill. >> good morning, tracy. big clouds in the area. big storms have ended but they left a lot of moisture behind. as a result, there are some spots of fog this morning. allentown and coatesville, three-mile visibility. 2 1/2-mile visibility in blue bell. trenton seeing fog with one-mohel visibility or less. excellent visibility in wilmington, dover and georgetown. there are still some clouds around and a few sprinkles in south