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police rescue. an officer revived an unconscious man after a crash and seconds later, the car burst into flames. >> not so sweet deal. new numbers show just how much both sides of philadelphia's soda tax put behind their efforts. >> and joe biden comes to philadelphia to accept an award for his fight against cancer. nbc 10 news starts now. 6:00 a.m. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm katy zachry. thanks for joining us. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with your neighborhood forecast. a lot cooler out there throughout our area, right, bill? >> it feels more comfortable today. the sun is just coming up right now.
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you can see the skies brightening up. the temperatures warming up, upper 70s by 11:00 this morning. some scattered clouds in new jersey and a few in the lehigh valley. this is where there's fog first thing this morning. the fog showing seens of thinning out. near 80 degrees at lunch time, into the lower 80s this afternoon. the humidity will be lower later today as we see the temperatures climb into the 80s for the suburbs. plenty of sunshine, after morning clouds in new jersey, 82 degrees this afternoon and at the shore, in for mostly sunny skies and 79 degrees. low 80s with less humid conditions for delaware and the lehigh valley. a look ahead at the weekend when i'm back in a few minutes. jessica boyington with the first alert traffic. >> we're watching the boulevard around the schuylkill expressway. we're not seeing big backups or delays here. you can see north or south we're doing just fine. the same goes for the schuylkill expressway. i just checked in with the drive times there. there is out in white marsh aç
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disabled vehicle on ridge pike and hearts lane. more construction in plymouth meeting, between butler pike and joshua road is closed in that general area over here. new this morning, a philadelphia police officer is credited with saving an unconscious man after a crash, just seconds after the car caught fire. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in nicetown. tell us what happened. >> philadelphia police tell us that one car was driving down here on broad street at wyoming last night. lost control after hitting the median, crashed into a couple of parked vehicles on the other side of the road where i am right now. the car ends up in the middle of broad street. that is where it burst into flames. take a look at that video one more time here. you can see what it looked like moments after that crash. one officer described this as a fireball. it happened just after midnight. one of the officers from the 39th district, he just happened to be driving down broad street.
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the engine was on fire but it quickly became engulfed. the officer rushed over to pull that driver out. >> i have been to any number of scenes like this one. this is the first i've come upon right as it was happening. >> he was just leaving headquarters doing paperwork. he's lucky this officer happened to drive by, see this fresh auto accident and was able to pull the unconscious braver out of the vehicle. >> this is what the burned out car looked like after that fire was extinguished. a lot of damage there. the 47-year-old driver had to be revived on the scene. he's at einstein. he's stable. he suffered a concussion. he had facial injuries, bumps and bruises. he is expected to survive. live in nicetown, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> matt, thank you. >> we're learning more details after a mother was hit and killed crossing the street in atlantic county. here's a picture of 27-year-old aubrey service of littleç egg harbor township. she leaves behind a young son
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and daughter. service's mother says her daughter was on her way to a wawa in galloway township just before 10:30 monday night. she was crossing the intersection of 6th avenue and the white horse pike when the driver of a silver older model suv ran a red light and hit her. >> she had a very good heart. she was kind. >> police who are still looking for the driver say they are looking for a silver chevy tahoe or suburban.
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this morning, monsignor william lynn is waking up a free man. the first u.s. roman catholic priest convicted of helping to shield child molesters in the church was released yesterday. the state supreme court overturned his conviction granting him a new trial. the court threw out his conviction saying the trial judge allowed too many priest abuse victims not tied to the case to testify against him. so if he's found guilty, how much more time could he face in prison? >> he was charged with endangering a boy friday transferring a suspected predator priest to his parish in the late 1990s. the delaware supreme court ruled that state's death penalty is unconstitutional. yesterday, the justices announced that they took issue with the fact that the lou allows a judge to sentence a person to death regardless of what a jury recommends. the u.s. supreme court made a similar ruling earlier this year. delaware isn't the only local state debating its death penalty. pennsylvania governor tom wolf put a moratorium on executions last year. opponents are challenging it inç court. new jersey abolished the death penalty in 2007. the aclu of delaware praised the
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court's decision in a statement that reads in part, the death penalty is an antiquated system broken beyond repair. it has no place in our criminal justice system. the world affairs council of philadelphia will present the vice president with their annual atlas award tonight. the council is honoring the vice president for his leadership of the president's cancer research initiative. millions of federal dollars are headed to our region to help fight the zika virus. yesterday, the cdc handed out $16 million to 40 states based on their risk. pennsylvania and new jersey each get $560,000. delaware is not in line for funding at this time. the money will help states monitor children who could be affected by zika. we'll have new details about exactly how much it costs to fight philadelphia's controversial soda tax. opponents of the tax we've learned spent $10.6 million in a
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failed attempt to defeat the proposal. according to a newly relesioned report, the money came mostly from the coca-cola company, dr. pepper/snapple group and pepsico. supporters of the tax spent about $2.5 million which included 1.6 million from former new york city mayor michael bloomberg. the soda tax takes effect next year. most of the money collected from the tax will go to philadelphia schools and rec centers. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> seven minutes after 6:00. we have sunshine. the clear skies, the sun coming up. the temperatures will also be coming up. at this time, we're still cooling down. we haven't seen this in a while. everybody isç in the 60s. 60 degrees in the suburbs. it had dropped down to 59 this morning. look at philadelphia, delaware, south jersey, everyone enjoying the sunshine this morning.
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definitely cooler than yesterday. low 60s for west kallen township. exton is at 61 degrees and 61 degrees in ft. washington. destined for the low 80s, also low humidity, too. no sign of showers. for a change we'll be completely dry. today, lots of sunshine for philadelphia, low 80s this afternoon. sunny skies, 77 degrees, 1:00 in the afternoon. the humidity will be falling during the day for the lehigh valley. for delaware, 80 degrees at 5:00 this afternoon. a cool start this morning in new jersey. 71 degrees at 9:00. upper 70s at 1:00 and sunny skies for the jersey shore with an easterly wind coming off the ocean. the temperatures stay cooler at the shore. the weekend changes. for saturday, we are likely to
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see showers and thunderstorms for each of our regions. this looks like the hottest weather we'll experience this week. 88 degrees, even at the shore. by sun, we're clearing out with sunshine returning and high temperatures in the 80s. we do have nice weather before we get to the weekend. we have your 10 day on 10 when i'm back in a few minutes. bill, thanks. speaking of ten, it's ten minutes after 6:00 on your wednesday. love the cooler temperatures. >> let's see if you're going to love your ride to work. where are you watching on 95? >> we're watching 95 in the spots we typically see big delays. not yet. we've pretty much seen this all week. the month of august and the end of july especially of course because it's through the summertime, typically seem to not have as many delays. now, this is aroundç girard avenue, southbound into center city, still a 14-minute trip there from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. we're not seeing big delays yet. traffic is still moving. there's more cars on this side headed southbound. northbound no big problems but you might have to watch for sun
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glare heading in that direction. speeds into the 60s. high 50s there on 95 and white marsh, we're watching a disabled vehicle, bridge pike and hearts lane. construction over the delaware memorial bridge. from new jersey into delaware, watch for the left lane being closed until friday around 2:00 p.m. katy? >> jessica, thanks. president obama delivers a major shot against donald trump. >> he's woefully unprepared to do this job. >> we'll hear how trump responded to that presidential jab. plus, into the storm. we'll show you how a new tool for our first alert weather team goes into the heart of severe weather to bring you a more accurate forecast.
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live. he's back in just two minutes with the neighborhood forecast. and all week we're giving you a look at our newest tool for the first alert weather team, stormranger 10. chief metologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz explains how stormranger 10 takes you into the storm. >> reporter: problem? simple. no matter where storms are radars are stuck on towers. farther you are from the tower, the less clear the weather picture. we wanted to get a clearer picture of what's going on up there inside the clouds. and the solution, stormranger 10. developed and built right here at nbc. so for the first time ever, we can take the radar with us, right to the storm, and give you that clearer picture. what other radars miss by shooting above the storm we capture by bringing storm ranger 10 to the storm. and that means giving you layers of protection.
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the first layer of protection, 30 miles from the radar. at that distance, the beam is very low, meaning you can see almost the entire storm. everything below 2,000 feet. the outer ring is 60 miles away. we can see everything below 5,000 feet. so if you're within either of these rings, stormranger's got you covered. the areas least served by traditional radars are theç on most likely to get severe weather. just three years ago in reading, a monster hail storm dumped so much hail, they needed plows to clear it. the closest radar in 110 miles away. we can detect it sooner and let you know wherever you are before the storm hits. get is closer means pore
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protection. stormranger 10 only on nbc 10. if you want to learn more about stormranger 10, its forecasting capabilities and how it gathers information from the heart of the storm, go to nbc10.com or tap the free nbc 10 app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> sunshine. we've got it. no storms to deal with today. leave the umbrella at home. wilmington, delaware, frawley stadium. nice and sunny. some fog in pottstown, lancaster at 5-mile visibility. blue bell is see something of the fog. the fog will disappear once the temperatures start to climb and we'll see that happen today as humidity takes a break. the humidity dropping as the day goes on. by the weekend, the humidity returns and we have a chance of some showers and thunderstorms. most likely on saturday for
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allentown, atlantic city, philadelphia and dover. before we get to the weekend, that's pretty nice weather. clear, the satellite and radar, no sign of showers nor thunderstorms this morning. the nearest activity is far to the south. it's the activity that is in canada, long way away. way to the northwest. that's the system that we'll be watching that will move our way for the weekend. before it gets here, the temperatures in the comfortable zone. 84 degrees this afternoon for philadelphia. less humid cooler, as a result, 65 degrees with a high of 86 degrees. 88 on friday and then it's into the 90s for just within day this week. 92 degrees on saturday. that's when we'll likely see showers and thunderstorms. but they clear out nicely for sunday. sunday is looking good, 87 degrees. the humidity coming down, making for a nice day on monday. tuesday, we're back into the low 90s. we'll see more of that for the rest of the week for wednesday, thursday and friday. >> all right, bill, thank you so much for that.
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i love bill's forecast when they're like that. >> good for planning purposes. let's plan your ride to work. jessica boyington has you covered on that front. >> we're starting on the schuylkill expressway around gulph mills. no big delays in either direction. a good start on kuethe schuylki. speeds still into the 60s, if you're headed southbound maybe down to the jersey shore or from the philadelphia area, at least down to deptford, five-minute trip there as well. we're not seeing an increase on the 42 freeway. this is the white horse pike in pennsauken around the collingswood circle. no big problems in either direction. a few cars on the road. no backups or delays. watch for construction, this might cause you some delays with this construction on route 70 westbound in cherry hill around cooper landing road. we have the left lane closed there. 6:18. the family of a local man accuse
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of throwing a rock at a police cruiser has something to say to the officer behind the wheel. we'll hear what was included in the farther's letter of apology. booted from the bank. an umpire tosses a fan from the phillies game. we'll explain why this isn't a first for this particular ump. i approve this message. donald trump: i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters, okay? and you can tell them to go f--- themselves! you know, you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever... you gotta see this guy. ahh, i don't know what i said, ahh. "i don't remember." he's going like "i don't remember!"
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slur. kids from variety club camp will in the only get to see their favorite animals but get to rock out to a deejay, get their face painted. every year the campers grow vegetables that the group buys to feed the animals.ç today some of the campers will get to feed the hippos the vegetables they've grown. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington watching the roads this morning. we're watching right now. live route 202 right around route 29. you can see no problems in either direction. not a lot of cars out on the roads there. sun coming up, maybe a little sun glare to fight later on in the morning. we'll keep you updated on that, of course. for now, let's check on today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> top down weather today. sunshine, no threat of showers and look at that beautiful view from cape may, the marina. the temperatures are in the 60s, we'll warm into the 80s this afternoon. i've got your neighborhood forecast just ahead.
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an update on breaking news out of dubai international airport. emirates airlines is confirming that a flight from india with 275 passengers on board was involved in an accident at dubai's main airport. there are reports, multiple reports, i should say of black smoke billowing from what look like a jet laying on its belly on runway. they have confirmed that all of the crew and passengers have gotten off the plane safely. we continue to get more details, plus video and picks of the plane on fire. stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app for more updates. coming up next on "nbc 10 news today" at 6:30, hero officer. we'll explain how philadelphia police save an unconscious man after a crash and just as the car had caught fire. plus, there's no crying in politics, right? what donald trump had to say when an infant disrupted a rally.
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crash and burn. we'll explain how a police officer saves an unconscious man before his car bursts into flames. recovery plan, a delaware county community is looking to fix its finances. that could mean cuts for firefighters and police officers. >> on the offensive, donald trump fires back after the commander in chief slams the republican nominee. this is nbc 10 news. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today" at 6:30. i'm katy zachry. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley in the first alert neighborhood forecast. what are you looking at? >> we're seeing a nice start this morning. the temperatures are lower. the humidity will be dropping during the day. it's already more comfortable and we've got some sunshine. look at the suburbs, 60 degrees right now in the suburbs. warming into the 80s this afternoon. sunny skies for philadelphia, 84, low 80s in delaware.
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we're already seeing sunshine. you can see scattered clouds in the lehigh valley. those clouds will not last. neither will the ones in new jersey. thinning clouds and temperatures in the 80s inland at the shore. pretty good breeze blowing. it'll hold the temperatures in the 80s this afternoon. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in a few minutes. first, let's get an update on first alert traffic with jessica boyington. >> this is 295 around route 70. a 12-minute trip if you're headed southbound from 38 past 70 and up towards the black horse pike. if you're heading into philadelphia, no problems or delays there yet. speeds still in the 60s and both lanes moving along just fine. if you're headed northbound, you might run into sun glare. right now everything is moving along just fine. the pa turnpike looks great also. you can see, westbound or eastbound, 22 minutes at the most from route 1 to valley forge. back to the vine street expressway through center city, these are our cameras around 24th street. just a little bit of a delay
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headed westbound towards that ramp here. other than that everything looks fine. this morning, people in delaware county in a community there are pushing back on a proposed recovery plan that includes possible cuts to the fire and police department. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live for us in chester. how is this all playing out so far, pam? >> well, katy, residents say they need their police officers. they need their firefighters. while these proposed cuts may help the city get their finances back in check, residents say it's not going to help their community. at a city council meeting last night, things got so heated that one resident had to be removed. there was standing room only as more than 200 people packed into council chambers to listen to the findings of an independent consulting firm. they were called in to repair the city's çfinances.
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cuts to police and fire were among the firm's suggestions. about a dozen upset residents spoke out against that, though. among those concerned residents, the former fire chief. >> the men and women of chester fire department risk their lives every day to keep you safe. make no mistake about it. you can't put a dollar amount on someone's life. >> reporter: the firm also suggested putting a 5% tax on tickets for shows and events. chester city council has until august 27th to approve the recommended recovery plan or to come up with one of its own. reporting live in chester this morning, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. a philadelphia police officer is being hailed a hero after pulling a man from a burning car. police tell us just after midnight a car was speeding down broad street in the nicetown
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neighborhood when it jumped a median, crashed into two parked vehicles and then caught fire. an officer happened to be driving down broad street at the same time. the officer rushed over, pulled the driver out before the car went up in flames. the 47-year-old drive her to be revived at the scene. he is now at einstein with a concussion and injuries to his face. the parents accused of gifting their daughter to a man who helped them financially will go to trial. they were in court yesterday, the bucks county couple is accused of giving their then 14-year-old daughter to lee cap len. investigators say kaplan fathered two children with the victim who is now 18. she testified in court yesterday that she cares for kaplan. nbc 10 spoke exclusively to the assistant d.a. about the victim's reaction. >> every victim acts differently and experiences things differently. i don't think that it's atypical or typical. >> yesterday, the girl's parent% were ordered to stand trial for child endangerment. kaplan will stand trial for
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sexual assault. skyforce 10 was offer the scene of a hit and run in prospect park, delaware county. police tell us the driver hit someone walking across chester pike and route 420 and then just kept driving. officers followed the car and eventually arrested the person behind the wheel. the pedestrian was taken to the hospital. we are still working to get an update on their conversation. smash and grab. check out this security camera video of a brazen jewelry heist inside the montgomery mall. it happened early yesterday when thieves broke into the helzberg diamond store and smashed the cases. three men, you can see in the video, wore masks to cover their faces. they did get away with about $10,000 worth in jewelry. all over our region and the country really, crowds gathered for the annual national night out. >> residents joned with cam ben police yesterday in whitman park where an ice cream truck was serving cool treats. national night out is a chance for people in the commune to the show their support for people who protect and serve.
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nbc 10 was in northeast philadelphia where mayor jim kenney and police commissioner richard ross was greeting the crowd. we met one of the originators of the event in philadelphia. she says with the recent violence against police, this year has a special meaning. >> it's a matter of knowing the people in the neighborhood, knowing that we're all good, we can do things together and make the best of the area. >> it's not everybody against the police. and although we all know that, i mean, when you see this on display, it illustrates it in a way that everybody needs to see. >> events were held across our region and across the country including here in upper darby. the father of a man accused of throwing a rock at a coatesville police officer has apologized to the department for his son's actions. you can see the incident that was recorded on police dashcam video. it happened last month. eric watson who's to the right of your screen is accused of throwing the rock. the coatesville police department posted the letter on their facebook page. the letter from his father said,
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quote, in admiration i want to commend the action taken by officer jared davis by displaying professionalism beyond the norm. in a time when madness seems to be the order of the day and the lives of officers in blue are in danger. he went on to say his son's rights were never violated even after the officer was injured. watson is charged with aggravated assault on a police officer and resisting arrest. he's woefully unprepared to do this job. >> that was president obama yesterday weighing in on decision 2016 and republican nominee donald trump who he called unfit to serve as president. this, though, is trump's tweet responding saying president obama will go down as perhaps the worst president in the history of the united states. trump meantime is stirring new controversy. >> among them, his reaction to a crying baby during his rally yesterday in virginia. at first, he said the baby could stay. but a few moments later when the
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baby kept crying he changed his tune. listen. >> actually i was only kidding. you can get the baby out of here. that's all right. don't worry. i think she really believed me that i love having a baby crying while i'm speaking. that's okay. people don't understand. >> episodes like that one have some newspaper opinion writers wondering if these controversies are part of a carefully crafted campaign strategy. nbc 10 went to one political expert for their take. >> given where he stands in the polls, which is several points behind president clinton and many analysts think he's not going to win the presidency, it's hard to include anything other thanç crazy. >> i don't love trump. he's not perfect but remember, in this world, nothing is perfect. >> the democratic strategists we spoke to admits that anything can happen but says what works in the republican primary for
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trump may not work among the general electorate. >> count on nbc 10 for complete coverage of decision 2016. fact check the candidates on what they say on campaign trail. check the political headlines on our nbc 10 app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> heading out the door right now. clouds and some areas of fog. a few spots of fog here and there. a spot of fog to start with, but then sunny skies during the day. a nice warmup but as the temperatures climb, the humidity will be dropping and we're heading for a pleasant evening later today. even cooler than it was last night. but a little bit of fog to deal with in hazleton. visibility is down to just under two miles in blue bell and a mile an a quarter, light fog in reading. really not an issue for new jersey or delaware this morning. you're starting off with sunshine and the sunshine will warm the entire area up. any fog will quickly disappear. 68 degrees now in philadelphia. we'll warm through the 70s and into the low 80s. that's at 2:00 this afternoon with a little bit of a breeze
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becoming easterly at 4:00 this afternoon. for the suburbs, a few scattered clouds, sunshine, 76 degrees at noon, into the upper 70s this afternoon and the humidity will be falling as the day goes on. any fog in the lehigh valley will be long gone by 10:00 this morning, sunny skies, 72 degrees and into the upper 70s at 2:00 this afternoon, low 80s and low humidity as well. new jersey, some scattered clouds now. but the temperatures take off into the upper 70s this afternoon. really pleasant day for inland new jersey at the shore, the winds will be stronger this afternoon. you'll see them at noontime, 2:00, 4:00. that's going to keep the temperatures in the middle 70s later today. right now, 73 degrees. not a big warmup at the shore. you'll see plenty of sunshine there and in delaware, too, look at the rays of sunshine this morning. 65 right now. 74 degrees up by about 10:00, 10 grows at 10:00 and 80 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. comfortable today. comfortable for a few days,
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until we get to the weekend. i've got the weekend forecast when i'm back in just a few minutes. >> the weekend, we're already halfway there. 6:39. let's get you updated on your ride to work. >> jessica boyington is here watching route 73 in new jersey. >> route 73 looks great so far. wate waterford around the wa white horse pike. construction, though, might tie you up a little bit over the delaware memorial bridge. it is headed from new jersey into delaware where the left lane is closed. that will be closed until 2:00 p.m. on friday. see on our map system we have no backups on to 295 or the new jersey turnpike as well. here's the blue route around baltimore pike. a lot of cars starting to make their way here. no big delays. everything still moving, four minutes northbound from 95 to route 1. speeds also still into the 60s. tracy? our nbc 10 responds team is working for you. >> yes, coming up, we'll show you how harry hairston came through for a couple who had to
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cancel a vacation because of medical issues. plus, a swimmer from south jersey is on the road to rio. we'll hear about her journey to the summer games.
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we are following breaking news out of dubai international airport. emirates airlines is confirming that a flight from india with 275 passengers on board was involved in an accident at dubai's main airport. black smoke can be seen billowing from the boeing 777 jet on the runway. officials in dubai confirm all of the passengers and crew members did get off the plane safely. we continue to try and get more details. stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app for more updates. a couple says a medical issue ruined their plans for a special situation to hawaii. but attempts to get reimbursed
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were denied for them. >> they contacted harry hairston and nbc 10 responds. >> it's like my world fell apart. >> reporter: linda hiller's husband craig has an illness for which there is no cure. >> he has alzheimer's. >> reporter: hillary tells us each day becomes more challenging to care for him. >> i'm going to be there as long as i can be there, i'll be there. and god give me the çstrength. >> reporter: they says she hn had a vacation in tonight years, so she booked a trip through orbitz to hawaii to see their niece. but she says her husband's condition got worse and he wasn't able to fly. >> keeping him subdued would have been a problem, especially on a long flight for them. >> reporter: she tried to get a refund. >> they said look at your
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contract. >> reporter: hillary bought trip insurance but tells us the insurance company also denies their claim. >> they don't cover neurological disorders, that was the response i got. >> reporter: so she called nbc 10 responds. >> you were my last resort. >> reporter: orbitz contacted the airline and both parties reviewed the claim again. orbitz tells us hilliard met the criteria. >> thank you, nbc 10 responds. >> reporter: oh, a hug. >> thank you. >> reporter: harry hairston, nbc 10 responds. >> another sweet hug. she tells us she plans to give half the money to her church and the other half to a friend who's dealing with health issue. we'll add that to our nbc 10 responds recovery calendar wh. h >> not bad. >> give us a call or fill out a claim form on nbc10.com.
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we'll spn responsibl respond to two days until the opening ceremony in rio. nbc 10 is your home for all of the excitement and competition. >> we have you covered when it comes to local athletes. >> south jersey's kelsi worrell is one of the many from our area going for gold. >> she's going to punch her ticket. worrell is a çfirst-time olympian. >> so exciting. the swimmer put on a show at the olympic trials coming in first at the 100 meter butterfly. her journey began at pools at the mt. laurel ymca. she was a three-time state champion. nbc 10's jacqueline london spent time with her at her home. what if there was something special about south jersey, which is sending 14 athletes to the olympic games. pretty cool. >> we should get together. i'd love to hang out with them
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sometime and really special to bring some awareness to south jersey, because it's fairly small but small world. >> this is too easy. must be something in the water. >> right? >> kelsi is the oldest of six. her parents bob and erica will be making the trip to rio it cheer on their daughter at the games. don't miss our special, "going for gold." we're profiling local athletes you'll want to look out for in rio. jacqueline london is in rio right now. we'll have an exclusive all-access pass to the olympics, she'll introduce you to the hometown heroes who are going for gold in brazil. catch jacqueline's report starting today an nbc 10 news at 4:00. could a local olympian carry the american flag into the opening ceremony in cast your vote for wrestler jordan burrows or carli lloyd from delran.
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we say good morning to savannah guthrie from new york. good morning, savannah. >> hi, tracy and katy. good morning to you guys. donald trump's war within his own party's leadership this morning, the fallout over trump's refusal to endorse house speaker paul ryan and senator john mccain in their re-electioç bids. plus, matt and hoda, women's soccer gets under way today, two days ahead of the opening ceremony. we'll hear from team usa as those ladies go for their fourth straight gold medal. plus, who gets the honor of carrying the u.s. flag on friday night? we'll reveal that answer exclusively when we get started from new york and rio. right here on "today." back to you in philly. >> we look forward to it. savannah, thanks. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> about 11 minutes before 7:00. we've got sunshine. look how clear it is over center
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city. a live view from center city. the view of cape may is shaping up nicely, too. a few scattered clouds in the distance. a nice cool start this morning. in fact, the entire area is cooler this morning and more comfortable. 68 degrees in philadelphia. delaware is at 65 degrees. at the shore it's low 60s right now. 62 in mays landing. mullica township down to 61. 71 degrees in atlantic city. nice on-shore flow during the day today will keep the temperatures cooler at the shore. the humidity during the day takes a break. it's more comfortable this morning but watch the humidity numbers come down during the day. by the time we get to noontime, 55% humidity as the temperatures climb this afternoon. goes even lower at 4:00 this afternoon. and looks like it will be pleasant weather heading into the weekend. but by the time the weekend rolls around, we will be feeling more humidity and the chance of storms arrives for saturday.
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allentown, atlantic city, philadelphia and dover. until then, nice weather ahead, which includes today. satellite and radar, we are completely clear of any storms. the storms are way to the south. the next chance of storms is coming from canada, way off to the north and west. it will take days for it to arrive here. it does lookúl@ke it's going to be here for saturday and sunday. your weekend forecast for each of our locations includes showers and some thunderstorms and steamier conditions, too, into the 90s. by the time we get to sunday, we are clearing out with high temperatures in the 80s. before we get to the weekend, plenty of sunshine and lower humidity. especially today and into tomorrow morning. the numbers go even lower to start with. 65 degrees tomorrow morning. up to 86 in the afternoon. plenty of sunshine for friday, a bit warmer, upper 80s and then it's into the 90s forev one day this week. a chance of storms on saturday. clearing out, becoming more comfortable later on sunday and again on monday. high of 87 after a morning low
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68 on monday. the sunshine, well, pushes our temperatures back into the 90s for tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday. >> more steamy temps. thanks, bill. nine minutes before 7:00. get you updated on your ride to work, especially if you travel the schuylkill expressway. >> first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the schuylkill. any slowups there? it's about that time we might start seeing them. >> we actually have reports of an accident scene we haven't found in the cameras yet. the schuylkill eastbound, these are our cameras around vare avenue. the accident scene is up ahead, of course. you can see traffic starting to slow down, approaching that scene. we'll keep an eye on the schuylkill for you and have a look out for where that accident scene actually is. it's on the schuylkill eastbound approaching penrose avenue. mass transit, 15-minute twins on thorndale 1512. traveling around the shore, the
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garden state parkway around the great egg tolls, looks great. wash for construction heading out of the toll plaza. next an update on the breaking news we've been following out of dubai. }following at the airport.een we'll show you video from the scene we just got into the nbc 10 newsroom. plus, the fight against cancer. we'll tell you why the vice president is getting honored in philadelphia today for his role in take on the deadly disease.
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airport. officials in dubai confirm that all of the passengers and crew got off theç plane safely. we'll continue to get you more details, more pictures, more video. stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app for updates as well as the "today" show coming up in just minutes. happening today, vice president joe biden will visit philadelphia. >> that's right. he's coming back to town to receive an honer from a local organization. the world affairs council of philadelphia will present the vice president with their annual atlas award tonight in center city. the council is honoring mr. biden for his leadership of the president's cancer research initiative. federal officials will held a briefing today to give an update on a potential zika vaccine, in addition to the federal government, pharmaceutical companies here and abroad have been working on a vaccine. so far, indications are that a vaccine would not be available until next year. a look at citizens bank park. members of the media will
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participate in a pregame soft ball game for pal night. harry hairston will take the field to represent our nbc 10 team and our sister station, telemundo 62. good morning, everyone, jessica boyington with one last check on your morning drive. right now we are watching the schuylkill expressway. we found that camera where there's an accident scene in it. it's headed eastbound. these are our cameras around passyunk avenue. one lane is getting by right here. that's going it create big delays, really at the wrong time, juch as rush hour is starting to get under way. we'll see big delays because of the accident scene. a truck involved. a few vehicles back there. looks like a penndot truck and tow truck as well. one lane getting by that accident on passyunk avenue. we'll see backups past the center city area on the vine street expressway. watching the construction over the delaware memorial bridge, the left lane is closed, that will be closed until 2:00 p.m.
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on friday.% right now, no big delays backed up into jersey because all of this construction is for the traffic that's from new jersey into delaware. right now we are watching that lane closed. no problems on 295 or the new jersey turnpike. here's route 42 over in runnemede around creek road, starting to see just a little bit of a slowdown approaching the philadelphia area. you can see right here, nothing out of the ordinary. there might be a slow go approaching the ben franklin bridge or the walt whitman bridge. headed southbound towards the jersey shore, no problems there or maybe you're headed to the deptford area to sticklerville. no problems that way. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> cooled down nicely overnight, enough so that parts of the area seeing fog. light fog for pottstown. look at hazleton. zero visibility there. the fog clears out. we have bright sunshine for most of area. 68 degrees now in philadelphia. the suburbs, 61. look at the sunshine in king of
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prussia. clear skies there. 70 degrees at 9:00 and into the upper 70s at noontime today. a few scattered clouds in the lehigh valley. this is where we've seen some fog this morning. but any warmup will do away with the fog and it will be quite a warmup by noontime. 79 degrees, heading to the low 80s this afternoon. 84 in philadelphia, 83 for the suburbs. interior new jersey, few scattered clouds will clear out, 82 degrees this afternoon. at the shore, upper 70s today. lehigh valley and delaware warm into the 80s later today. no sign of any showers for most of the rest of the workweek. we're in great shape. the humidity will stay lower but a chance of storms will arrive for saturday. enjoy the nice weather while it's here. >> will do. >> next two days look great. get outside if you can. >> thanks for watching "nbc 10 news today." we'll have local updates throughout the morning and you can always get realtime news and weather and traffic on the nbc 10 app which is a free download. >> that's right. the "today" show is next.ç thanks for joining us this morning. have a great one.
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see you at 7:25. good morning. breaking news. an emirates airline jet cashes fire as it comes in for an emergency landing in dubai. 300 people on board all escape with their lives before that plane explodes into flames. an investigation into what happened now under way. cash deal? a new report this morning the obama administration paid iran nearly half a billion dollars, just as four americans detained in tehran were released. was it all part of a secret negotiation? did the american government go against its own policy? this morning, how the white house is responding. office politics. donald trump and president obama take direct aim at each other's fitness for the oval office.

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