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the 2016 summer olympics are officially under way with the lighting of the call dron in rio. this morning we're checking in on the local athletes who will compete later today. and concert collapse, a railing falls during a snoop dogg concert in camden sending fans falling to the ground. we will have details ahead. plus, raided by the fbi, what we're learning about the search and seizures involving a top union boss and a member of philadelphia's city council. nbc 10 news starts now. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today, i'm rosemary connors, thanks for being with
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us, it's 5:00 on this saturday. let's get right to meteorologist crystal klei. happy saturday. we're looking at your temperatures. 76 in philadelphia, allentown at 73, coastal 73 as well and right around those mid 70s, dover, atlantic city it's 75 degrees. at the bottom to have your screen seven day for cast for you. this is what we're looking at on our radar and satellite map. showers well to the west of us, that will be coming in later this afternoon. right now some isolated showers popping up here, even a few pockets of heavier activityj
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some on/off showers in this area, along the shore as well. as we get in your afternoon hours that's when we start to see the potential for some thunderstorms to develop. we're looking at a line of storms moving through, tracking that potential starting right around 3:00. we will take a closer look at the potential for those storms, thunderstorms and the changes for your sunday because it's a pretty big change coming up. >> thanks, crystal. they are off and running in kree owe. the games of the 31st owe limp yad are under way. it was a carnival of brazilian brilliance and team u.s.a. is ready to go for the gold. nbc olympic correspondent brian mooar reports. >> reporter: years of waiting culminated in a final countdown and brazil's moment to shine. the opening of the 2016 summer olympic games in rio, a stunning display of style and substance. the nation revealed its history from descend events of the
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ancient rain forest to residents of its burgeoning cities. supermodel jig sell bundchen represented her country's glamour and passion for a great party. when team u.s.a. walked in michael phelps led the way. >> it's an honor and dream come true. >> reporter: the begin their quest for medals when the men's archery team is looking to win the first gold. the whole world watching. after an extraordinary opening ceremony now it's time for the real show. let the games begin. brian mooar, nbc news, rio. >> here is a look at some of the competitions happening today in rio. burlington county's kelsey wore rel hits the water for the butterfly heat. venus williams will make her rio debut and kerry kwal much jennings steps on to the sand in hopes of securing her fourth
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gold medal in volleyball. catch our going for gold special, we're profiling local athletes that you want to look out for in rio. it airs this evening at 7:00. right after that it's the olympic zone as we follow the games and profile more local athletes in rio. you can catch the olympic zone tonight at 7:30. in other news this morning a powerful union boss and city councilman are the apparent targets of fbi raids conducted all across philadelphia and south jersey yesterday. our cameras caught federal agents seizes truckloads of evidence, documents and computers. the raids were linked to two figures, one of them john dock erty, better known as docky doc, the liter of ibew local 98 the electrical workers union. the other figure bonnie heinen who was elected to philadelphia's city council in 2012. the fbi searched nine different locations including the ones you see here. heinen's office at city haul,
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dock erty's home. monique braxton is live just outside the u.s. attorney's office in center city with the latest on this investigation. monique. >> reporter: this is where the boxes upon boxes of evidence have arrived here at the u.s. attorneys office and on monday morning federal attorneys will begin combing through all of the evidence. so let's look at some of the video that we were able to capture yesterday. john dock erty known as johnny dock proclaimed all is good after agents raided several properties linked to him as well as council person bobby heinen. the boxes carried into a rented truck including labels for tax records and payroll information. dock erty said he has been under scrutiny before and nothing ever came of it. >> nothing in my house has changed in ten years, i'm the most vetted guy in philadelphia, you know that, as you get out of your cars you shake your head looking at me like you know i've
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been under scrutiny my whole life. i don't know why, maybe it's because i win too much. >> we also reached out to philadelphia mayor jim kinney who grew up with dougherty on the same street as well as his staff for a comment and the mayor told us he does not have any information and he will not be commenting at this time. right now we're showing you the federal courthouse because we do not know what the status is now of the investigation. no charges will be filed against dougherty. according to what we've been told by the u.s. attorneys office. t dougherty will appear before a federal judge. as soon as the u.s. attorney's office releases information you will be the first to know the very latest. live in center city, monique in a separate investigation into john dougherty earlier this year state and federal investigators looked into this incident caught on surveillance video. a contractor claims dougherty attacked him on a south philly
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job site back in february because he is a nonunion worker. dougherty has said he acted in self-defense. no charges have been filed. there are also no charges filed in connection with yesterday's fbi raids. stay with nbc 10 for continuing coverage on this. you can also read more about john dougherty and his history in philadelphia right now on the nbc 10 app. now to a story we first told you about as breaking news last night at 11:00. take a look at this video of a fence collapse during a concert in camden. more than a dozen people at least were hurt when the fence came down at the snoop dogg, wiz khalifa show. sky force 10 was also over this scene. medical personnel tending to some of the injured right there.to the waterfront. you can also see where the fence once stood. it separated the lawn area from the walkway to the seats that are under cover.
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just about six feet below. 5:07. coming up a gymnastics instructor faces sexual assault charges involving a young child, now police want to know if there are any other victims. and testing the safety of a busy center city building after the elevator failed. we'll tell you when a decision will be made about reopening the criminal justice center in philadelphia. and spent eleven months in a pow vcamp.m what donald trump said about our members of the military being captured
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and welcome back. we will take a look at some of those planners for your day today. it's one of those days where we will see a variation of sky conditions. this morning we are not seeing rain yet but do have some clouds overhead, about 76 degrees. at 8:00 we should be still right in those upper 70s in philadelphia. we're going to crank it up. 87 by noon, upper 80s as we move into your afternoon and that's when we could see spot thunderstorms starting to pick
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up. we cannot rule out a strong even maybe severe thunderstorm developing as we move into your afternoon in philadelphia. if we look at south jersey, same situation here, temperatures starting mid 70s, warm it up to the mid 80s by your lunch hour and this line of storms will move from west to east. breaking apart a bit as it hits the shore but all of us looking at the possibility of pop up storms and temperatures in the upper 80s. for the suburbs mid 70s moving into mid 80s by 2:00, peaking the upper 80s for us. some of us in the low 90s. don't forget with a potential thunderstorm and the heat it will feel humid out there. we're looking at feel like temperatures or heat indices even hotter. that's something we will take a look at coming up in just a few minutes. >> today in the lehigh valley it's day two of music fest in bethlehem. stick around for crystal's forecast, you may want to bring annum bra with you.
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it runs through next weekend. admission is free except for the main stage. there you can see head liner acts like run dmc, they perform this evening. 12 minutes after 5:00 on this saturday. coming up, a date with destiny, a jersey shore casino closing for good, we're learning when the trump damage ma hall will shut down.
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5:14 right now on this saturday. here is a live look from our kimmel center campus camera looking towards city hall in philadelphia. not too bad out there this morning. i was just talking to krystal klei telling her it feels like there is a light breeze outside. she said they may pick up later today when we possibly get some thunderstorms. she has those details literally in minutes in her first alert forecast. now to news in montgomery county, a gymnastics instructor
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is facing charges for allegedly skaulting a young girl. a witness told investigators erb sexually assaulted her. it happened in dozens gyms across the area. he most recently was at tumble kids gymnastics in wyndmoor. >> very shocking and frightening when you hear that your children are going here. so it makes you feel very uncomfortable. >> a judge has set bail at half a million dollars. erb is being held at the montgomery county correctional facility. prosecutors are asking anybody with information about any other possible victims to come forward. pennsylvania's supreme court has cleared the way for jury collection to begin with the case against state attorney general kathleen kaine. lawyers for kaine have argued that the grand jury that investigated her was unlawful
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and unconstitutional. kaine is accused of leaking secret grand jury material from a separate case and then lying about it under oath. her trial begins on monday. this morning we have some more details about the malfunctioning elevator incident at philadelphia's criminal justice center. this weekend crews will be testing all the elevators at the center. officials will decide on sunday whether to open on monday. sheriff's deputy sergeant paul owens is in critical but stable condition after undergoing surgery this week. he was hurt when an elevator went through the ceiling of the elevator staff. beverley smith, a clark at the cjc was also injured. she is out of the hospital, though, and recovering at home. we now know the closing date for the trump taj mahal in new york city. according to warning notices filed with the state the casino will shut down on october 10th. the owner has blamed striking workers for the closure. 1,000 cooks, servers and
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housekeepers have been on strike a total of 3,000 employees will lose their jobs. and starting with a look at those temperatures outside this morning, we have a lot of 70s on the map here, 76 philadelphia and south jersey 75 degrees, lehigh valley at 73 and 74 in the suburbs. let's drop down into there looking at your neighborhood. temperature west bradford township 72 degrees. you see these temperatures as we move along here, warrington at 74. it will be hot as we get into the afternoon. one of those days where we see a variety of weather. we have the heat, humidity but still grab the umbrella because the possibility of thunderstorms pop up into your afternoon. if you are going to the shore early this morning showers already moving through there as well as some of the delaware
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beaches. take a look. we start out new parts of rehoboth beach, light showers are moving out right now. spotlight rain this morning should start to come to an end here. then we move over into parts of new jersey and along ocean city through to avalon light to moderate rain. this isn't going to last all morning long, but there is some rain that's falling around parts of the shore. atlantic city as well getting barely tapped with light showers. here is the weather stories for us today. hot and humid then scattered thunderstorms in the forecast. let's talk about that heat and humidity. first we will heat up as we move into the early part of your afternoon meaning it will feel hotter than it is because we have all that moisture in the air making you feel sticky. temperatures warming up to right lo but forecasting feel like temperatures mid upper 90s in parts of philadelphia, the suburbs as well. so it's going to feel very hot out there. if you have afternoon plans make
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sure you're drinking water, staying in the shade and staying safe as well from that potential for scattered thunderstorms. this is a look at our rain chances, obviously the good chance bumps up today after not seeing storms for a few days. saturday through philadelphia, dover as well as allentown into atlantic city looking at a good potential for a line of storms to move through this afternoon. then we get a break as you can see, a lot of us with no chance whatsoever sunday into your monday, even tuesday. wednesday evening that chance will start to bump back up especially as we move into thursday. here is a look at your neighborhood for today, red is the feel like temperature we have 90 somerton, chestnut hill 88 degrees but feeling like mid upper 90s, lands dale 91 and 91 allentown, 91 pemberton, stone harbor 84 along the shores and
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smyrna 103 for a feel like temperature. very hot. all those icons have a possibility of thunderstorms as well. you definitely don't want to be taken for a ride when it comes to moving. coming up the advice you should take before you hire a money. ey. . . . ♪ "they say you can only be great if you're full of goodness." chobani. available at shoprite.
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5:22 right now on this saturday. just about 76 degrees outside the nbc 10 studios. here is live look over beach avenue in cape may. you can see a little bit of light breeze down the shore right now, you see that flag blowing there. meteorologist krystal klei tells us cape may, avalon, a little
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bit of a light sprinkle outside, light showers. she will have more details on more rain that may be coming our way a little later on. now to decision 2016, republican presidential nominee donald trump seems to be striking a tone of party unity. last night he formally endorsed house speaker paul ryan and arizona senator john mccain in their reelection bids. he said as president he will need a republican house and senate to help make all the changes he wants to happen. trump also continued his attack on democratic rival hillary clinton by describing her this way. >> in one way she is monster. okay? look at what happened. look at her history. in another way she's a weak person. >> tonight trump has a campaign event in new hampshire where
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polls show him trailing clinton by double digits. hillary clinton is trying again to clarify comments about her e-mail controversy. speaking to a conference of black and hispanic journalists in washington yesterday clinton told the crowd that fbi director james comey said she was truthful in her statements to investigators about her private server and use of classified messages. clinton added that her what she's been saying publicly. now, to news overseas. in france a fire at a bar in the northern part of the country killed at least 13 people and injured six others yesterday. police say the fire started during a birthday party. according to a local newspaper the ceiling inn nighted by the candles were lit. a judicial inquiry has been opened to determine an official cause of that fire. new amateur video posted on line appears to show scenes of destruction following air strikes in syria.
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building in aleppo were reduced to rubble including what's believed to be a school for boys. a human rights group says a family was killed. more video appears to show large clouds of smoke coming from two towns. hiroshima, japan, is marking the 71st anniversary of the a m atomic bombing. the peace bell was run at the time that the u.s. dropped the atomic bomb at the end of world war ii. 5:25 right now on this saturday. summer very popular time for folks to move into a new home and while it may seem easy to find a moving company online, experts say you need to do a little bit more work. nbc's tracie potts explains what you should do to avoid getting ripped off. >> jason perkale hired best offer moving after getting a
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$250 quote online. >> we were expecting professionals and instead we had three teenagers show up with a moving truck. >> he says he spent almost $1,000 more than the estimate counting the higher charge and extra costs because the company left things behind. the owner of the company says perkale had a lot more furniture and boxes than he indicated which required more supplies. other customers complained, too. the maryland attorney general took best offer moving to court. a decision is expected in september on whether the company violated state law by threatening to withhold a family's possessions until they paid the extra cash. >> most people aren't willing to take the risk that they're going to get their possessions back so the moving companies have enormous leverage. >> the american moving and storage association says california, florida, new jersey and texas have the most complaints and enforcement. if you have a dispute the consumer protection division of
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your state attorney general's office can help. they warn consumers do your homework. >> i think you have to do effectively background checks on these folks. you can search on the internet, you can ask them for references. >> and moving professionals say -- >> i recommend having the movers come into your home, give you a written estimate. >> so you can focus on moving, not being taken for a ride. tracie potts, nbc news. >> good advice. 5:27 on this saturday. coming up we will check in with nbc 10's monique braxton she's following the federal investigation into two prominent philadelphia leaders. krystal. >> and right now on your radar and satellite some showers moving through parts of our viewing area. we will talk more about that and a live look shows us in center city no storms yet but possibly later today. rything you need, every day! the freshest food and low acme prices. and right now you can save even more during our 125th anniversary sale.
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it's time for the games to begin. athletes from around our region and the world are ready to compete starting this morning in rio and we've got you covered with the moments you will not want to miss as the action gets under way. plus fbi raids target two prominent philadelphia leaders, a top union boss and a city council member come under investigation. we're live with the details. and we are watching possible storms for your saturday. here is a live look over center city. we will tell you when they'll hit and what areas are most
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likely to see the neighbor in the first alert neighborhood forecast. good morning. welcome back to nbc 10 news today, i'm rosemary connors, it's 5:30 on this saturday. at least in philadelphia all looks dry. let's check in with meteorologist krystal klei. krystal, you were telling me some starts are actually starting to see some showers. >> that's right. most of us not yet seeing the showers out there in philadelphia, we are at 76 degrees, clouds hanging overhead but not seeing the rain. areas like new jersey some parts are seeing showers now. 74 in parts of south jersey and also if you move lehigh valley 73 to delaware 75. parts of the delaware beaches have been seeing some of those storms. your radar is showing us as we move around the region you go from very light spots maybe making it to the ground although this light green indicates someme

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