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vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom and to be faithful to the constitution. right now on "nbc 10 news today" cruz booed. he refused to endorse donald trump for fred. i'm tracy davidson live in cleveland for the last day of the republican national convention. we have a lot of reaction to ted cruz's speech. it nearly overshadowed the people of mike pence, the vice presidential nominee. we'll have more on that coming up. katy and vai. >> hig, tracy. >> tracy giving us good content online on the air but on social media. good morning, i'm vai sikahema.
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>> and i'm katy zachry. it's 73 degrees until the studios outside of bella kinned with. the humidity is rung higher but the temperatures are cooler. look at the 50s in the lehigh valley. clear skies sun's not up yet. south jersey and suburbs in low 60s and 70s in philadelphia. 68 degrees in delaware. we will see plenty of sunshine today. afternoon temperatures will reach into the low 90s. 92 degrees for the lehigh valley. upper 80s for bright sunshine for the suburbs. we go through the forecast hour by hour. i'm back in a few minutes to show you how quickly the temperatures will rise. first, let's check in with jessica boyington and see how the roads are this morning. >> thanks, bill, we're watching nicetown for the clearing of a fatal accident scene.
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an accident investigation under way at roberts avenue. this happened around 1:30 this morning. so we are a few hours into the investigation and clean upof that scene. so, we'll, of course, keep you updated as soon as it becomes open again. also checking in with mass transit. thorndale train 516 is running 16 minutes delay. and most of the trains are running most to schedule. tracy. loud boos coming from pennsylvania delegates last night after texas senator ted cruz congratulated donald trump but never endorsed him. trump called it no big deal. apparently, the delegates here thought differently. the q -- >> and like each of you, i want to see the principles that our
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party believes prevails in november. >> the candidates up and down the ticket, the new york delegation was especially vocal during the speech. >> to me, ted cruz showed america what he really is, he's a fraud, he's a liar. he disqualified himself from ever being president of the united states. he should have pledged as the nominee. today, the ted cruz i know unfortunately he cannot be trusted. he's not a true republican. he's not a true conservative. i never saw such anger on the floor as i saw for ted cruz tonight and he deserved every bit of it. he's a total fraud. >> he went on to say it's not so much cruz's message they disagree with, it's cruz as a person. take a look at headlines.
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daily news, civil wars. and boos cruz. and mike pence introduced himself, and formally accepted the vice presidential nomination while heaping praise on donald trump. saying donald trump is the man who can lead this country back into great things. >> you have nominated a man for president who never quits. who never backs down. a fighter, a winner, until now, he's had to do it all by himself against all odds. but this week, with this united party, he's got backup and on november 8th, i know we will elect donald trump to be the 45th president of the united states staof america. >> trump was in the house in fact that was his son's eric's speech. i found out that governor pence
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will the speaker at the breakfast this morning. >> folks are extremely excited. mike spence a great, great governor. he's done a fantastic job, when people look at mike's records, fiscal conservative, surplus, all things that the united states of america needs right now. >> at the breakfast, it's a smaller place. it's a more -- it's a place where you can touch him. >> i was so excited, i realized how important we are for the presidential election. we're going to get to pick the next president of the united states. >> looking ahead, the theme is make america one again. we'll hear from the rnc chair, as well as trump's daughter ivanka before trump officially accepts the party nomination. more to come from cleveland. i'm tracy davidson. >> the democratic national convention opens here on monday in philadelphia. the presumptive nominee hillary clinton will announce her plans
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for the day after the convention. clinton plans to hold a rally on that's one day after she'll formally accept the nomination for president. it will be open to the public. but her campaign says if you want to attend, you need to sign up first. and a local fraternal order of police group said it's of speakers at the democratic national convention. five of the fraternal order of duty. >> just police officers who paid the ultimate sacrificsacrifice, an opportunity to have their families speak to them as victims and let them now the impact. >> a spokesperson released this
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statement, hillary clinton has said we need to support heroic police officers who put their lives on the line every day as well as listen to the voices of mothers who have lost their children. and charles ramsey will speak at the convention as well as an nypd detective who served during 9/11. it's 5:37 right now. neighbors in south philadelphia are preparing for the dnc a community meeting last night addressed some of the issues that people will face while the convention is happening right in their backyard at the wells fargo center. city councilman kenyatta johnson was answering questions about parking and protest routes. johnson said he expects minimal disturbances to everyday life during the convention next week. and you may see more congestion, speaking of congestion, on the delaware memorial bridge when the dnc comes to town. that's because truck drivers will be diverted to that bridge and other alternate routes. beginning on saturday, the
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secret service will ban truck weighing over five tons traveling on i-95 from 76 to the vine street expressway in philadelphia. some are worried about the extra cost taking the delaware memorial bridge because of the toll. it's 5:38 on a thursday morning. we have breaking news on next month's olympic games in rio. russia track and field athletes are banned from the olympics. russia just lost its appeal this morning. by sunday, we should know whether or not the entire russian olympic team will be banned. the international olympic committee is examining the legal options right now in a report by a world anti-doping agency investigator accuses russia's sports ministry of overseeing doping of the country's olympic athletes. nbc10 your place for the 2016 rio olympics. today, temple university board of trustees will move to remove dr. neil theobald.
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pamela, this is stemming from a school budget deficit to tens of millions of dollars. give us more detail. >> reporter: that's right, vai. getting rid of temple's president seems to be a joint effort if you will. students, alumni and residents plan on attending the resignation of the president neil theobald at the board of trustees meeting today. theobald has been key in trying to get a 35,000 seat stadium built in north philadelphia. the group stadium stompers are calling on the board to abandon the plan that will put a $130 million stadium in a residential neighborhood. this as the board vote nod confidence in theobald's leadership after learning of a deficit, that deficit is the result of the overreach of international students on the campus. reporting live, i'm pa la
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osborne, "nbc10 news." now, to montgomery county, skyforce 10 is over the schuylkill river in lower merion last night where police say a person involved in a car crash ran from police and jumped into the water. this happened mere hollow and river roads. divers have searched the area but have not said whether they found the person. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. this is a rue from center city. we'll see plenty of sunshine. while it's 72 degrees in philadelphia there's a range of temperatures. this is why we do neighborhood weather. 70s in the cities. 60 from vineland. and mount holly. allentown down by five degrees. nine degrees cooler in vineland. sunshine in the 70s in philadelphia. middle 80s at lunch time and
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middle to upper 90s this afternoon. humidity increasing later in the suburbs as the temperature climbs to 79 degrees at 11:00. middle 80s by the afternoon. 78 degrees your 10:00 temperature and then into the upper 80s, near 90 degrees in the lehigh valley. sunny skies for new jersey, too. and a considerable warmup. if you're looking for cooler temperatures, usually you'll find them at the shore. upper 80s won't happen at the shore. that's inland area. 80 degrees at noon time. a southerly wind, 81 degrees for the jersey shore. no sign of showers and thunderstorms trying to pop up in parts of delaware yesterday. 68 degrees now. 80 for the afternoon. not bad today but serious heat is on the way. the 10 day on 10 when i come back in a few minutes. 19 minutes before 6:00 a.m., time to get another look at atraffic on the boulevard this morning. >> yeah, we were looking at new jersey roads. jessica is going to start with
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roosevelt boulevard. >> right around wissahickon avenue. lanes at the boulevard look great as you can see. everything is moving along. roads are dry. couldn't ask for a better commute at least for now. get up and going out the door if you're going. thorndale rain 516 running 26 minutes behind. so that's a little more significant earlier when airport line was running ten minutes behind. we're going to start to see septa delays. of course, we'll keep you updated and the rest of magazines transit running on or close to schedule. we'll have more updates in ten. caught on camera, a police officer hit by a car and then run over. we'll tell you why the suspect drove away with the officer still clinging on his car. and the latest on the officer's condition. plus, a new life. we'll show you the story of this 11-year-old cat named henry and
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how he's now helping others out. i'm hillary clinton and i approved this message.
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who do you talk to for military advice right now? well, i watch the shows. i mean i really see a lot of great - you know, when you watch your show and all of the other shows... while donald trump watched tv, as secretary of state, hillary clinton negotiated a cease fire in gaza. a reduction in nuclear weapons... took on vladimir putin... and stood up against the trafficking of human beings. a steady leader in an unsteady world. welcome back to live coverage in cleveland of the republican national convention. i'm tracy davidson. more arrests could come today as crowds outside the convention plan more protests. there's an afternoon parade and
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evening rally before donald trump officially accepts the nomination. now, flag burning in the streets outside the convention yesterday sparked the most turbulent day of protests so far. 17 people were arrested. the cleveland police chief says the person who started burning the flag caught himself and others around him on fire. when officers moved in to put out the flame, police said that no pepper spray was used. despite thissent delaware county sheriff mary hoffman wpper who tells me she's impress. >> they're letting them have their say. but not to the point where the people coming and going. >> a mouse could not get into this bidding. i've been very impressed. there's a bunch of pennsylvania police here.
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there's police from as far away as california here. katy and vai. >> tracy, we understand when you first touched down in cleveland this weekend, that you experienced or rather, witnessed a peaceful police interaction, right, soon after setting foot in cleveland? >> right. so, we landed on saturday. on sunday, when we were making our way around town getting our credentials and such. we were stopped in traffic. and police officers came up to the cars and said we'll be just a couple minutes. there's a protest. then they lined the street, they made a way for the protesters to go down the street. turn the corner. it was all very peaceful. the bike officers and there were protesters right in their face really yelling at them. and it seemed like this wag something they did every day. they were very calm. they got the protesters through the street. where they needed to go. let them express their opinions, then they opened the streets
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back up and we were on our way. >> all right, tracy. we'll continue the live reports with tracy davidson in cleveland right here at the rnc and on nbc10 and the live app. and that's every night right here on nbc10. nbc10 and "nbc10 news" has a mission to clear the shelters. >> that's right, join us saturday as we try to get as many dogs and cats adopted from pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. this morning, we have a pretty touching story of an older rescue cat who found a new life as aer that friend. henry is 11 years old and only a few teeth left and fiv, the equivalent of hiv in humans. henry has a great disposition which is having a big effect on the hospice patients he works with including terry mcdonnell's mother who living in huntington
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valley and who has dementia. >> trying to work henry in a little bit and provide a little comfort. >> families love to see henry. the patients typically love to see henry. >> and henry has a new home as well with rich who just spoke there. for a look at the dozens of local shelters offering free or adoption fees on saturday, tap the nbc10 app. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. >> get ready for a sunny one. north wildwood, new jersey. skies are clear. no signs of showers this morning. temperatures cooler for the lehigh valley, low 60s. looking at the delaware and jersey shore, very low 60s. into the 80s at the shore. and inland, mays landing at 61 degrees. sunny, warm day. we'll see bright sunshine through the day. wilmington in the low 90s this
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afternoon. satellite and radar will stay clear today. i'm watching some showers and thunderstorms. way off to the northwest. they've got a long way to go. but we may see some of those pop up tomorrow afternoon. before they get here, you'll feel the humidity increasing. the winds will be picking up tomorrow. and that's a southwesterly wind which drives in not only much more heat, but also more humidity. so the temperatures will be climbing. in fact, the heat index projection for tomorrow morning will start in the 60s and low 70s and it will feel warmer and muggier, and in the afternoon, 97 degrees is the feels like temperature in philadelphia and swedesboro. 95 in pottstown. so a steamier day tomorrow. come saturday, the numbers go even higher. it won't be as cool in the morning. in the afternoon, 104 for phil and swedesboro. 101 in allentown. topping 100 degrees. the feels like temperature for westchester. steam heat is on the way.
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that's why we've issued a "first alert" for dangerous heat as we head into the weekend for pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. friday through monday. that's when we see the elevated temperatures. very hot and humid conditions, the feel like temperatures topping 100 degrees for much of the area. and the 90s will continue even after that time period. today, 91 degrees. 94 tomorrow. sw scattered or afternoon thunder showers for the afternoon. and 98 degrees on sunday. still steamy with another chance of stomps on monday. it won't be as hot on tuesday. not exactly cool. 94 degrees. and look at the 90s persisting for wednesday, thursday, friday and into saturday. a chance of some cooling showers during the day. but still plenty steamy at the end of next week. >> bill, thanks. just a few minutes before 6:00 al on your thursday. if you had outdoor plans for the
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weekend, you might want to rethink that. >> yes. let's check in with jessica boyington to see how roads are looking on 95. jessica. >> 95 looking great. we're not seeing any delays into center city yet. we have the cameras around academy road. 14 minutes from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. and speed well into the 60s also. no problems, we are still paying attention to this fatal accident scene. out in nicetown because of an earlier accident that happened around 1:30 this morning. in wes sa hicken avenue. and the app, pokemon go is take over the world and places we've never seen before. how one player took is a little too far and needed help from firefighters. ♪
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington, watching "first alert" traffic. right now, we're watching the new jersey roads with the garden
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state parkway. a live look there right around the cape may tolls where some cars making their way out the door, of course, nothing is tying anybody up on this early morning commute. so, if you're heading down to the shore getting an early start to your weekend, now is a good time. no problems or delays. we'll be back with more delays when i come back in the 6:00 hour. >> we'll see you then, jessica. this morning, a man is behind bars accused of hitting a scranton police officer with his car. you can see this whole thing was caught on camera. the video shown hitting a man in a grocery store parking lot. when the officer identified himself the driver sped off with the officer clinging to the door. the officer is expected to be okay. new this morning, the rehoboth police police department has a stern warning for pokemon go players. >> yeah, they say don't try to catch them all while you're driving. the department released this photo from an accident early
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yesterday morning. saying we only have so many cars. the driver was trying to locket a pokemon gym, but the driver was ticketed f eed for improper driving and a turn. and a person searching for pokemon got caught if a tree at the eglington cemetery. she had to call 911. she was rescued but embarrassed. the delaware fair opens, it shows exhibits, carnival rides, fooled and nightly parade. gates open today at noon and tomorrow and after 8:00 a.m. daily. the delaware state fair runs through july 30th. well, what started out as a
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neighborhood fight in philadelphia ends with shots fired into a home where there were children inside. >> yeah, next up at 6:00, why police say things could have been much worse for people inside this house. plus, we are heading into the final day of the rnc. we'll explain why ted cruz got booed off the stage. and we'll hear the harsh words he's getting from republicans this morning.
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>> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. i accept your nomination to run and serve as vice president of the united states of america. indiana governor mike pence makes it official. pence introduced hills at the rnc last night. it was ted cruz who made the biggest on stage splash. good morning, i'm tracy davidson live from cleveland at the republican national convention on the last day. mike pence had his coming out party but it was


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