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earlier accident, an accident investigation now under way. citizen, headed eastbound is that closure. we'll keep you updated as soon as the lanes become open for the rest of the morning. we're watching the vine street expressway. we're closed there as well with that construction. these are our cameras around broad street. police activity is blocking all traffic from moving westbound. it is closed westbound and eastbound in between this point around broad street and the schuylkill expressway. all traffic being diverted off the exit ramp. should be clear in the next half an hour or so. gunfire breaks out in a west philadelphia home leaving an alleged intruder dead. >> police tell us the victim was breaking into his exgirlfriend's home. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live at police headquarters. walk us through this. what happened? >> tracy, right now, police are looking to speak to the boyfriend of that woman. she, again, is the mother of the man's children, the man who was killed. it all happened on marco street. police say they got two calls
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from an address there. the first call came in around 12:20 for a report of someone breaking in. at that time, police say the woman's exboyfriend tried to get into the home through a kitchen window. the woman and her current boyfriend pushed him out but he tried again. the exboyfriend managed to get in through a second story window. not long after the first call, they received a second call saying someone had been shot. police say he got into a fight with his exgirlfriend as well as the current boyfriend. when police got there they found the 33-year-old ex on the second floor with a gunshot wound to the chest. it was a fatal wound. the woman's boyfriend ran after near brown street, leaving his girlfriend andç two children behind. the man killed was the father of those children. both we're told are under the age of 15. police are working to find out why the exboyfriend was at the home, where the current boy free is right now.
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they're asking him to come forward and talk to detectives. reporting live outside the police headquarters, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. today, a legal team plans to spell out the results of their firm's investigation into this railing collapse at the bb&t pavilion in camden. many people were hurt door a snoop dogg concert on april 5th. we talked with city inspectors following the collapse and told us the venue was regularly inspected and did not have any code issues. 69 degrees outside, 4:32. a man wrongly convicted of murder and rape is enjoying his first morning as a free man after being locked up for 25 years. he left fromhold yesterday. a jury acquitted the 44-year-old after dna evidence.
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wright thanked the innocence project for helping him win that new trial. >> i feel like i'm the luckiest guy in the world. i feel like they're my guardian angels and saved my life. i want to do whatever my grandson and granddaughters want to do. i just want to be grandpa, i just want to be dad. >> later today, wright will meet the jurors who acquitted him. a sports radio controversy sparked by a white sports talk producer pretending to be a stereotypical black caller. >> dwayne from swedesboro checking in. >> how you doing, man? >> the producer at 97.5 carried on the act for two years. some are calling out the racial overtones of the fake caller. sports blogger kyle scott wasç the first to expose the fake caller on his blog. >> a young white kid doing sort of like a stereotype of a black guy made it a lot worse and sort
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of just piled on whatever that initial shock was. >> he said he was not aware of caller was a fake. it's not clear what discipline the producer or staff involved will face, if any. nbc 10 could not reach management from comment. we want to hear from you about what you have to say regarding this racial radio controversy. join the conversation on twitter. all of our twitter handles, right there on the screen. a man accused of beating a toddler to death in a dispute over groceries is being held on a million dollars bail this morning. zachary trocochi was in court yesterday. prosecutors say he shoved his girlfriend saturday night inside their pennsauken apartment because he was upset with the food he brought home. when the 2-year-old started to cry, he apparently beat him to
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death. >> he shouldn't be sitting in no cell for the rest of his life, eating, getting phone calls and writing letters. he should be dead. >> the boy's mother was also at the courthouse yesterday but said she could not bear being in the courtroom for trocochi's hearing. vice president joe biden is in turkey, arrived about an hour ago. the u.s. relationship with turkey is strained because of turkey's demand this a cleric who lives in the poconos be extradited. turkey's president blames fa to fatoola gulan for the coup attempt last month. nine schools will be the first to become hubs for social, health and other neighborhood services. this is allq)t of mayor jim kenney's new community schools initiative. today the mayor will meet the newly hired school coordinators and support staff as they start
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a two-week training boot camp. the schools will look at needs in their neighborhoods and develop plans to meet them. they'll start implementing the plans in december. the new jersey department of education will not stop a school closure in evesham township. the township school board voted in march to shut florence elementary next year. many parents are upset because the commute to other schools would be a hardship to them. steep drops in enrollment an a potential savings of nearly $1.5 million a year as reasons for closing the school. crews are out in two local counties today, spraying to kill mosquitos. >> in camden county, now through 6:00 this morning, crews are spraying in gloucester township, bellmawr, water ford township, also delaware county crews will spray mosquitos in lansdowne, yeadon and darby borough. they can help eradicate mosquitos by emptying all
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containers containing water. the zika virus has been found in a third part of florida in pinellas county. a deadly earthquake rocked central italy and this morning, at least 13 people are reported dead. this is a live look right now at one of the towns hit hard by that quake. the magnitude 6.2 quake hit just after 3:30 a.m. rome time while people slept. the epicenter was about 100 miles northeast of rome. the quake leveled a number of buildings there this morning. workers and residents are digging through the rubble, trying to reach any survivors. the mayor of one community said, quote, the town isn't there anymore. in the race for the white house, we'll tell you why candidate donald trump now says he is open to softeningç his position on deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants. 4:37 right now. a pioneering surgery in
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philadelphia gives this young boy a life that was once only in his dreams. just ahead, we'll get an update on zion's journey. 69 degrees at 4:38 and our skies are clear, heading for another beautiful day today. a look at your neighborhood forecast, just ahead.
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good morning. i'm first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington with a check on the roads. we're watching in blue bell, a truck that crashed into a utility poll, closing north wales road around yost road. we're watching a closure on 422 headed eastbound around oaks. you can see that on our map stem. the eastbound lanes, all of them are shut down for an accident investigation. earlier this morning on the schuylkill, headed eastbound, into center city on girard avenue we had an accident involving a motorcycle. an eastbound drive time from the blue route to the vine street
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expressway of 13 minutes. no problems or gaper delay at all headed westbound. i'll be back in the next ten minutes or so with updates. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 19 minutes before 5:00. heading out right now. notice a little bit of a breeze, really pleasant breeze blowing the flags in front of 30th street station. cool and comfortable again this morning and again this afternoon. we are in for bright sunshine, barely a cloud in the sky. humidity stays low all day. we're going to be enjoying another comfortable evening. this evening with mainly clear skies. there are changes ahead. 69 degrees. not quite as cool as it was yesterday at this time. it will come down a little bit more. by 8:00, back up to 69 degrees. upper 70s at 10:00. here come the 80s this afternoon. warmer than yesterday when we topped out at 83 degrees. we'll be at 82, in fact, by lncç time a lnchtime. middle 80s by the afternoon.
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the humidity will stay low but you'll feel the difference come tomorrow. the suburbs, sunshine will be bright. cooler to start with, 62 degrees. 65 degrees at 8:00 and into the low 80s this afternoon. that same light southwesterly wind will be blowing. in the lehigh valley, no sign of any clouds, just bright sunshine in store for us today. 80s this afternoon. 4:00 this afternoon, 84 degrees. and new jersey, in for another beautiful day. doesn't get much better than this this time of year. 59 degrees in new jersey with a quick warmup into the 70s later this morning. by lunch time, 81 degrees and with southwesterly, light southwesterly winds, middle 80s this afternoon. at the shore, yesterday, i'm told, was gorgeous. brilliant sunshine. it will be another beautiful day today. upper 70s to very low 80s this afternoon. that same southerly breeze blowing at the shore and in delaware, too, with sunny skies, 81 degrees at noontime and then
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low 80s this afternoon. another pleasant morning with very low humidity today. but it won't be much longer. you'll feel the humidity coming back into the area. i'll show you why when i come back with the 10 day on 10 in just a few minutes. tracy? 4:43. going up against the u.s. military. toxic water has a bucks county family taking on the navy. >> we'll tell you what they want the government to do even if they don't get sick. the smelly find has people in monmouth county why did all the fish die? we'll tell you how mother nature may have caused hundreds of thousands of fish to turn up dead in new jersey waterways.
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4:45. 69 degrees outside. a record-breaking 6,100 freshman will start moving into temple university today. class of 2020 will be the largest in temple's history. they come from the biggest pool of applicants the university has ever had. temple classes start on monday.ç meantime, 2,500 penn students
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are also moving in today. the new college house will be home to more than 300 freshman, a brand new facility that includes dorms, a cafe and public areas. the college house is the first built up as a planned dorm. now to decision 2016 and donald trump's ush for pennsylvania. >> he sent running mate mike pence to our area. he made a stop at tech tube in king of prussia yesterday. pence visited a bucks county manufacturing plant where he said donald trump is committed to getting more americans back to work. >> donald trump is going to roll his sleeves up and make sure that trade agreements with the american people work for the american worker first. >> pence also made a quick stop for a haircut. he visited jone's barber and hairstyle on main street in norristown. donald trump will hold
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rallies in jackson, florida and in mississippi. he's been softening his pledge to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants. >> he said he's not looking to hurt people. he just wants, quote, great people in the country. he slammed hillary clinton's stand on immigration. >> she has said she's going to give massive amnesty in her first 100 days. she wants to gut immigration enforcement. the immigration people do such a great job but they have no leadership at the top. >> trump is expected to unveil his full immigration plan next week. meantime, hillary clinton is holding on to a large national lead over donald trump. a new nbc news survey monkey tracking poll shows her with an eight-point lead over trump. the poll shows clinton with a significant lead among african-american and hispanicç
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voters. follow the presidential race and fact check the latest claims made by both camps with our decision 2016 continuing coverage on the nbc 10 app. the young boy from baltimore who became the world's first bilateral hand transplant recipient is marking a milestone. it's been one year since zion harvey had his hands amputated due to infection. in the zeier since, the doctors say zion has made miraculous strides. the doctors say his family deserves all the credit. >> the two most amazing people, my mom and my grandmom. don't start tearing up. >> the guy's got a future in comedy or something. >> right. >> he's good. zion even got to throw out the first pitch at an orioles game next week. the next order of business is to
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try to convince his mom to let him play football. >> look how cute he is. 4:49 right now. let's check your ride to work. >> jess sa is back. we missed you. >> we missed you. i don't even know what that means. i missed you guys. >> you and the cars. >> thanks. i'm glad to be here. we'll start off with good news this morning. this is the vine street expressway right around broad street. so that construction has cleared out of the way. it looks like one of the construction vehicles just left the scene over here. this is westbound. lanes westbound back open. no problems getting through westbound or eastbound from broad street to the schuylkill expressway. so this morning, that construction clearing about 10 or 15 minutes, a little bit ahead of time. watching 422. now an accident investigation under way eastbound around oaks. all lanes blocks headed eastbound. no problems heading westbound by the scene. also on blue bell, a truck into a utility pole, an accident scene that's closing north wales road on yost road.ç
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> coming up on ten minutes before 5:00. and we are in the clear and the cool. a live view from frawley stadium. they failed to leave the lights on for us so we can't see the field. there is the city. above the city lights are clear skies. we will see sunshine in delaware. right now, though, without sunshine, the temperatures are still falling. low 60s for the lehigh valley and the suburbs. 69 degrees in philadelphia and in the 50s now for south jersey. while delaware is at 64 degrees, you can see there are cooler you can see there are coolert;i delaware beaches. we're running cooler than yesterday. for lewes, 62 degrees and 65 in rehoboth. today, a little bit of a change from yesterday. got a southwesterly wind. that tends to bring humid air back into the area. it's been so dry, not going to notice much change today. but tomorrow, the wind continues. in fact, it's a little stronger.
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this is when we will see more humidity return into the area. you'll really feel the difference tomorrow. stand by for another beautiful day today. look at the sunshine, 80s this afternoon. 85 degrees for center city and chestnut hill, warmer in somerton. doylestown 86 degrees. look at the sunshine for all the suburbs and the lehigh valley. nothing more than a few scattered clouds at times. new jersey, sunny skies, even at the shore where the temperatures will be back in the upper 70s to low 80s this afternoon. atlantic city, 78 degrees. wilmington will be 83 degrees. plenty of sunshine for all of delaware. in fact, look at that. no clouds or rain to show you. the nearest storm system is way to the northwest, the midwest, not going to be making its way to us. but the humidity will start building in front of that system coming tomorrow. the forecast, 85 degrees today, 89 degrees tomorrow afternoon. the system won't be here but the humidity will be building in the area. come friday, look at the 90s. soaring temperatures and much higher humidity for friday.
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but saturday and sunday, theç temperatures will moderate. it will still be warm summer days for the weekend and next week, another 90 degree on monday and still warm on tuesday with a chance of some much-needed showers by wednesday and thursday and drying out at the very end of the week. vai? >> all right, thank you, bill. late august. now is the time parents and kids are getting ready to head back to school. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in wilmington with a prae view of the story he's working on for 5:00 a.m. students will be getting ready to head back too school in the christina school district next week. but it's more than buying binders and shoes. we talked to the doctor about the key things you need to be keeping in mind right now. i'll have that at 5:00. final five, simone biles, aly raisman, gabby douglas, laura hernandez. >> the u.s. gymnastics team goes
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to being hungry, hungry humans on "the tonight show" starring jimmy fallon. i'm hillary clinton, and i approve this message. michael hayden: if he governs consistent with some of the things he said as a candidate, i would be very frightened. gillian turner: he's been talking about the option of using a nuclear weapon against our western european allies. max boot: this is not somebody who should be handed the nuclear codes. charles krauthammer: you have to ask yourself, do i want a person of that temperament controlling the nuclear codes? and as of now, i'd have to say no. [bill o'reilly sighs]
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a bucks county family takes on the u.s. navy over contaminated water from local military bases that got into their drinking water. toxic chemicals called pfcs linked to cancer were used in firefighting home at willow grove naval air station and horsham guard station. the giovannis lived virtually across the street from the willow grove station for 13 years and test results show 40 times the amount of pfcs considered safe over a lifetime. they want the navy to cover the cost of monitoring the family a future health. the navy rejected requests by lawmakers, including governor tom wolf, to pay for large-scale testing. the navy won't pay because experts haven't found any value in the test. our extreme heat is being blamed for a massive fish kill
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in north jersey. hundreds of thousands of dead bunker fiah were spotted floating in the raritan bay area. it's the second fish kill in the waterway this week. environmental experts say it's a common problem this time of year. >> the temperatures here have been sweltering. you can imagine what it's like in a smaller water body like the streams, especially that aren't moving that quickly. >> officials say there is no risk to the public. the fish should all be washed away within two tide cycles. an atlantic county girl, her family has spoken out for the first time and another person that was also struck by a ball. the 9-year-old doesn't want television to show her swollen, stitched lips and her broken teeth on television. i foul ball struck ciena saturday night while she and her family sat behind the visitor's dugout at citizens bank park.
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less than 24 hours later, a ball hit neyer in the very same part of the stadium. they are among those now urging the phillies to extend safety netting surrounding home plate to further protect fans from foul balls. >> my challenge would be for them to do more. and if netting isn't the answer, what is? >> it's evident right there that that is a problem in that section. without a doubt, i think that needs to be extended. >> in a statement over the weekend, the phillies said they expanded netting this season to the sides of the dugout near home plate as suggested by major league baseball. the team said it decided earlier this season to consider the possibility of further expansion next season. three minutes before 5:00. rio's famous final five are making the rounds on all the talk shows. >> the women's gymnastics paid a visit to the "the tonight show."
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they played a game of hungry hungry human.ç aly raisman and laurie hernandez paired up to win the gold. they captured 30 balls and lots of laughs from the audience. i remember that game. >> yes. >> hungry hungry hippo. >> they also went to seem "hamilton." >> they're everywhere. >> yes. >> as they should be. >> yes. more of the stories we're following at 5:00 a.m. an exboyfriend shot and killed as he tried to get into his ex's home. now police tell us his children were in the house at the time. railing collapse investigation. dozens wur hurt when the railing fell down during this concert. west nile scare. signs of the dangerous virus found in our area. find out what health officials are doing right now to make sure neighbors are safe. nbc 10 news starts now. >> just about 5:00 a.m.
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good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. 69 degrees outside. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley with the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. how does it look? >> it looks great from the city to the shore. cape may new jersey from the marquis de lafayette hotel. no sign of any clouds this morning. on track for another beautiful day and the humidity is low once again, which has allowed most of the area to cool into the low 60s. the suburbs, new jersey, lehigh valley in the 50s and 65 degrees currently in delaware. we will see sunshine in each of these locations. so the temperatures will be warming up within, 73 degrees t morning. on our way to the 80s this afternoon. low humidity, sunshine and a light breeze for delaware, the lehigh valley and new jersey. 85 degrees in new jersey. at the shore, though, upper 70s again today with brilliant sunshine. you'll need your sunglasses again today. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour when i'm back in a few minutes to show you how this
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will change during the day. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has an update. jessie? >> we areç starting off on 422 where we have a serious situation going on. an accident investigation right now that's closing part of the highway between route 29 and oaks. this is the eastbound side right in here. it may be there for quite some time. hopefully we'll have this clered out before the morning rush starts. we have the shoulders blocked and the center lanes blocked as well for this accident investigation. eastbound 422 right now closed to traffic. we also have other things happening, one out in blue bell, a truck into a utility pole, north wales road at welsh road. police were called to south 32nd street in grays ferry just after midnight. the victim was standing outside afriend's house when he was hit by a bullet. other bullets shattered a glass m

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