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right now, an exboyfriend shot and killed as he tried to get into his ex's home. now police tell us his children were inside the house. railing collapse investigation. dozens were hurt when the railing fell down during this concert. hear what's going on today as officials tryç to figure out wt went wrong. 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. >> good morning. 6:00. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. already a beautiful morning.
let's check with meteorologist bill henley to see what's to come with his nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. bill? >> skies are clear. we'll have a great view of the sun today. skies are glowing. look at the suburbs, king of prussia, no clouds to be found here. it's a cool start and a quick warmup. by 9:00, 69 degrees. low 80s by lunch time and the city is glowing as well. a little bit warmer in the city, 68 degrees now. 70s by 8:00. then it's into the 80s as we go into the afternoon. we'll be challenging to upper 70s at 11:00 this north. warmer later today. yesterday's high was 83. in philadelphia, 85 degrees this afternoon. the humidity stays low for the suburbs, new jersey. at the shore, upper 70s to low 80s this afternoon. 78 degrees for north wildwood. look at the sunshine for the lehigh valley and delaware, into the 80s today. nice and comfortable today. i'll take you through these forecasts hour by hour when i'm back in just a few minutes. first, jessica boyington has an update on the first alert
traffic. >> thanks, bill. starting off on 422. breaking news to report. we have a closure again. earlier this morning we had another portion of 422 closed headed eastbound. this is a completely separate situation, right around township line road we have another closure here and, again, headed eastbound. some delays there because of that. we have skyforce 10 making its way to the scene. we'll have live updates when it gets there. cherry hill, new jersey, route 70, kings highway, everybody moving along, roads are dry and no big backups or delays to report. there's an accident in upper dublin onç susquehanna road an south limekiln pike. a man is in the hospital after being shot in the buttocks outside a philadelphia home. police were called to south 32nd street in grays ferry. he was hit by a bullet while standing outside a friend's house. other bullets shattered a glass storm door. the victim is listed in stable
condition. there are no arrests. philadelphia police are looking into a shooting that apparently stemmed from a fight in university city. the man was shot while a group of women was fighting at 39th and ludlow near market street. the shooting victim is listed in stable condition. also new from overnight, one man is dead in philadelphia after he was shot and killed during a break-in. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live outside police headquarters in center city. police tell us this man was an exboyfriend trying to get into his exgirlfriend's house, right? >> that's right, tracy. he tried for a second time to get inside of that home. the first time they say the 33-year-old tried to get in through a kitchen window. the woman who lives there is the ex and mother of his two children. she and her current boyfriend were able to push him out of her marco street home. this was just after midnight. that's when police say the first call was made to 911. the caller told the operator someone was breaking in.
police tell us the people inside of the home heard a commotion, they went upstairs and found the ex managed to get in through a second story window. police say he first got into a fight with his exgirlfriend, then her current boyfriend. the current boyfriend shot the man in the chest. that's when another call was made to 911. this time, the caller informed police someone had been shot. police found the 33-year-old man lying on the floor of that bedroom. they rushed him to the hospital where he died. the man's children, again, were at home, at the time all of this happened. we know they were taken away to be interviewed by policeç as w the mother of those children. now, police say the boy frern actually took off. he was gone from the scene by the time they got there. they would like for him to come forward with speak with detectives. they're still trying to piece together what happened, why the exboyfriend was there, where the gun came from. that's the latest here from police headquarters.
reporting live this morning, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. five minutes past 6:00. 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 tricochi stood with his head down in court yesterday as prosecutor talked about the final moments of his victim's life. prosecutors say tricochi shoved his girlfriend saturday night in their pennsauken apartment because he was upset with the food she bought and when her 2-year-old started to cry, tricochi allegedly beat the boy to death. afterwards the toddler's family said they wished new jersey still had the death penalty. >> because he should be put to sleep. because he killed my grandson. he should be killed. 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 because my grandson is dead. >> the boy's mother was also at the courthouse but said they could not bear being inside the courtroom for tricochi's hearing. a sports radio controversy sparked by a white sports talk
producer pretending to be a stereotypical black caller. >> dwayne from swedesboro checking in. dwayne, what's going on, man? >> yo, what's up, how you doing, man? >> the producer at 97.5 the phanatic was a regular caller on the mike missanelli show. sports blogger kyle scott was the first to expose the fake caller on his blog. >> i think the fact that it was a young white kid doing stereotype of a black guy made it a lot worse. >> mike missanelli said he was not aware that"t caller was a fake and it's not clear what discipline the producer or the staff involved will face, if any. nbc 10 could not reach management for comment. we want to know what you have to say about this racial radio controversy. join the conversation with us on twitter. all of our twitter handles are right there on the scene. a former pennsylvania prosecutor took the stand in day
three of an appeal hearing for convicted child sex offender jerry sandusky. a lawyer for sandusky questioned the prosecutor of the case in 2012. he denied he misled the identity of one of the accusers. the judge is expected to make a decision within a few weeks. 6:07. happening today, attorneys will hold a news conference to discuss the results of their investigation into a railing collapse that injured fans at a snoop dogg concert in camden earlier this month. nbc 10's monique braxton is live in camden with a preview. monique? >> in just a couple of hours, attorney bob mongaloosi will sit down with his offices here on market street. he plans to reveal what his team has discovered from an independent investigation. the video posted online shows the moment dozens who were dancing suffered broken bones
and bruises. a railing collapsed at the bb&t pavilion in camden. skyforce 10 captured the scene shortly after the railing fell. you see yellow tape and first responders evaluating those injured. this accident abruptly ended. the live nation snoop dogg high road tour concert. attorney mongaloosi called for a moratorium on concerts at the venue. he believes this tragedy is similar to the railing collapse in 1998 at veterans stadium during the army/navy game. we're going to be at the news conference that's scheduled for 10:00 and have the outcome for you in our later newscast. live for now, along market street, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. monique, thank you. and a montgomery county community is being warned about west nile after mosquitos were found with the disease. officials in abington township say an advisory was e-mailed to residents warning them of the
potential of west nile in the area. the county spokesperson saying spraying has been scheduled for tomorrow night to combat the threat. residents we spoke to say they appreciate the quick action. >> glad they're taking care of it. it is scary. and eventually it would have come here anyway. i'm glad they're trying to nip it in the bud. >> so far, there have been no reported cases of west nile in the abington area. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:09. cape may marina is looking for sunshine. you'll find it today once the sun comes up, the temperatures will be climbing into the upper 70s and low 80s at the shore. you won't see any clouds during the day today. the humidity will stay nice and low. looking at 50s and 60s. just shy of 70 degrees in atlantic city. mullica township is 56 degrees. woodbine 58 degrees. a pleasant start. most of the area is running warmer, though, compared to yesterday morning at 68 degrees
in philadelphia. you'll find 60 degrees even and trenton and 60s forev wilmingto and dover. six degrees warmer in philadelphia, up by nine degrees in coatesville. it's a trend that will continue this afternoon. satellite, radar, nothing to show you here. we're in the clear today. so we will see the temperatures warm into the 80s this afternoon. we made it into the 80s yesterday. just a little bit warmer later today. 73 degrees at 9:00. bright sunshine at 1:00 for philadelphia. the suburbs, nothing but sunshine here. the humidity stays low. partly so mostly sunny skies at 5:00 thisç afternoon. 82 degrees in the lehigh valley. nothing but sunshine there, too. delaware, humidity stays low. a few scattered clouds this afternoon, afternoon temperatures in the low 80s at 5:00 and new jersey, sunny skies all day long. 72 degrees at 9:00. into the low 80s at 1:00 in the afternoon, middle 80s this
afternoon and the shore will see a nice warmup, topping out around 80 degrees at 1:00 today. the humidity stays low for each of these locations for today. if you've been checking out the seven-day forecast, scrolling at the bottom of the screen, that's one seven day for each part of our area. it shows much hotter weather is on the way. with that heat will come humidity. a look at that when i'm back in just a few minutes. tracy, vai? >> bill, thanks. 11 minutes past 6:00. we continue to follow an accident on 422. earlier this morning it was closed at one point because of an accident. now there's another point we're watching eastbound. >> jessica has been watching this. give us an update. >> 422 earlier accident has cleared and re-opened. and then within the next half hour or so, another accident scene occurred closing it again, headed eastbound around township line road. big delays as well. skyforce 10 almost arriving to the scene. we will have a live picture for you when i'm back in the next
ten minutes. right now, 422, big delays there. watching 295 around route 38. no problems or delays. a couple of cars on the roads here. a 12-minute drive time headed southbound from this point around 38 headed up towards the black horse pike. average speeds into the 70s there as well. some people flying down the road. don't do that. other than that you're good to go, 295 even through the work zones. after more than 25 years in prison, justice is finally served. we'll tell you about anthony wright, why he ended up in prison in the '90s and how he's waking up a free man this morning after two decades. good morning, i'm matt delucia live in wilmington. students here in theç christin school district are going back to school next week like many other kids. when you're getting ready for school and talking about classes, what about what happens after school? we'll talk to a doctor about how to pick your activities and it's too much. that's next.
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6:16. we're following breaking news overseas. the death toll continues to rise following a strong earthquake that hit central italy early this morning. the mayor of one community said, quote, the town isn't here anymore. now at least 37 people, that's a new number, are reported dead. the magnitude 6.2 quake hit 100 miles north of rome. workers and residents are digging through the rubbleç trying to reach survivors who may be trapped. pope francis invited pilgrims from st. peters square to recite the rosary to pray for the quake victims. back here at home, kids across our area are getting ready for school or enjoying
their last few days of summer. that means it's time to break the summertime habit. matt delucia is live outside the christina school district with advice from the experts. >> when students head back to school in the christina school district elsewhere in our area, it will be back to classes, back to home work and back to the after-school routines. now is the time to get yourself ready as well as your kids. teachers, they've been busy the past couple weeks getting the classrooms all set up, getting the supplies they need. doctors are busy talking to parents about what they need to do. try to notice any changes in how your kids act. it could pinpoint learning problems or bullying. of course you want the kids to be well round with the sports or activities but you need to also be aware of that as well. >> so the main thing is we don't want to overschedule him. okay. we say, okay, pick one or two depending on the schedule. allow them to do that. and give them time to do it.
what's most important is that kids aren't so heavily scheduled that they're tired when they get home, they don't get to have dinner with their family, they don't have play time with their friends and by the time they study it's so late that they can't even concentrate. >> it's important to keep that in mine. as for sleep, that is also very important. get that bedtime and wakeup schedule started now, according to the doctor you just heard from there. if a child is 3 to 5 years old they need about 12 hours of sleep a night, between ages 6 and 13, 10 it 12 hours a night and teenagers need about 9 to 10 hours of sleep every night. live in wilmington, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, matt. 6:18.ç the situation on 422 has been a problem spot throughout the morning. >> eastbound, let's find out exactly where. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has been monitoring that. >> we have skyforce 10 live over top of the scene now. good news to report, though, we
did have all eastbound lanes closed. you can see they have a lot of the accident scene pushed over into the right-hand shoulder and the next lane over. now one lane getting through. that's good news but we still have major backups, 422 headed eastbound around township line road. as we zook out, that will be quite some delay with one lane moving for quite some distance. now all of those cars that are headed eastbound on 422 have to be stuck behind this. we didn't even really recover from the delays on the earlier closure from a completely separate accident scene. there was an accident investigation under way for several hours as well. blue bell, a truck into a utility pole on north wales road. that's closed around yost road. belmont avenue, eastbound drive time still looks great. 13 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway. the westbound side starting to see brake lights moving around the curve there. other than that, you're pretty
much good to go on the schuylkill expressway. more updates on 422 when i come back. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> if you're setting your sun dial, it's exactly 20 minutes after 6:00. we have sunshine to make that thing work. we'll see brilliant sunshine during the day. but just like yesterday, the humidity will stay low today. temperatures have dropped into the 50s for south jersey. low 60s at the shore. it's 68 degrees in philadelphia. look at the 50s for the lehigh valley and the suburbs. a mild start in delaware, 65 degrees. that's 68 degrees. there's some cooler mornings, cooler areas. the neighborhood of andorra, 59 degrees, 57 in somerton. torresdale is 64 and 68 degrees at philadelphia international. was 70 degrees last hour. center city has just dropped 69 degrees. a range of temperatures, why we break it down by neighborhoods for the forecast. your neighborhood forecast, a warmer day today. by a couple degrees in philadelphia. center city, 85 degrees this
afternoon. up to 87 for somerton, lansdale warms to 8 a5 and 86 in doylestown. easton is 87, 85 for kutztown and allentown. new jersey, bright, sunny skies, 80s this afternoon. warmer in trenton than evesham township. cape may, atlantic city, both up to 78 degrees this afternoon. ocean city warms to 82. the humidity stays low this afternoon at the shore. looking good with bright, sunny skies for rehoboth beach and smyrna. a bit warmer than wilmington, 83 degrees in wilmington this afternoon. there are some changes ahead. you won't see anything showing up on the satellite and radar in our area today. i am watching a storm city way to the west. ahead of it, muggy air is building, pushing into the ohio valley now. we'll start to feel that tomorrow as the winds will be increasing and coming out of the south. that's a warming direction for us. it tends to bring in more humidity this time of year.
we'll definitely see that over the coming days. enjoy this while it's around. 85, nice and comfortable. a cool evening. not quite as cool tomorrow morning. the humidity starts creeping in first thing in the morning. partly to mostly sunny skies on thursday. near 90 degrees thursday afternoon. the temperatures soar with the humidity on friday. 94 degrees, will feel like it's closer to 100 degrees. not as hot over the weekend. but a warm summer weekend, saturday and sunday. sunshine and into the upper 80s. a little bit warmer monday afternoon. back into the 80s for tuesday. come wednesday, thursday and into friday, we'll finally get showers and thunderstorms. we'll definitely need the rain by then. tracy, vai? >> we'll enjoy it. thank çyou, bill. stopping by for a quick trim. vice presidential nominee mike pence makes time for a trip to the barber in montgomery county. just ahead, we'll hear from pence and the man behind the clippers. taking on the u.s. navy. hear what one family is doing
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6:26. the eagles return to action this weekend in indianapolis. and you can catch the game right here on nbc 10 because the olympics are now over. tune in as they take on the colts in their third preseason game this saturday. coverage begins at 6:30 with the eagles preseason kickoff special followed by the game at 7:00. nbc 10 is your official station for the philadelphia eagles. tim tebow, remember him, played for the eagles in the preseason last year? could he play for the phillies next? maybe their farm team. tim tebowç now trying to make s aa pro baseball player. he was highly recruited in that sport. he hasn't played since high school. phillies will send a scout to watch tebow work out in los
angeles next tuesday. skies are clear and we've got sunshine now. the sun is just coming up this morning. the beginning of another beautiful day. 6:27 the time. 68 degrees and the humidity is staying low, at least for now. got your neighborhood forecast coming up. but first, let's get a check on traffic. >> hey, bill, hey, everyone, good morning. we are watching -- actually doing a bit better on 422 believe it or not. we were closed around township line road and headed eastbound. what you're looking at is skyforce 10 live over top of the scene. big backups because of this accident scene. we'll have updates when i come back at 6:30. also the first of its kind. today marks a milestone for diane harv diane -- zion harvey. hear from zion about his life after double hand transplant
deadly confrontation. an exboyfriend breaks into a woman's west philadelphia home and the new boyfriend ends up shooting and killing him. railing collapse aftermath. today we are expected to learn more from lawyers who are represent something of the dozens of people hurt at a snoop dogg concert in camden. and free at last. dna evidence clears a philadelphia man who spent more than two decades in prison for a crime he did not commit. nbc 10 news starts now. just after 6:30. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we've had this great luck of run with the weather. look behind us, it is gorgeous out there. let's start with meteorologist bill henley and the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. bill? >> it's been great. gorgeous weather. another beautiful day. thought that might get applause.
humidity is nice and low, another morning with cool temperatures. low 60s in new jersey and the suburbs. we will see bright sunshine in philadelphia. we are seeing bright sunshine. the temperatures will respond. 70 degrees at 8:00, then 80 degrees by 11:00 this morning. look at the sunshine coming up in the lehigh valley. delaware is looking good, too. the lehigh valley is one of the cooler spots at 57 degrees. it's into the 70s by midmorning and midday into the low 80s. the temperatures will rebound. and all these locations will warm into the 80s this afternoon. warmer than yesterday. 85 for new jersey, the suburbs, for philadelphia and into the low to mid-80s for delaware and the lehigh valley. we head into the shore, bought full day yesterday. another winner today. but there are changes ahead. in fact, heat and humidity, maybe you'veç noticed it with e seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. i'll go through the forecast hour by hour to show you how quickly it warms up this afternoon when i'm back in a few minutes. right now, let's get a check of
traffic. jessica boyington in the first alert traffic center. >> thanks, bill. we are watching 422 still. we're doing better here. we have skyforce 10 live over top of the scene right now. this accident scene, some debris in the road as well. this accident scene is over into the right-hand shoulder. we have the next lane over blocked. one lane getting by. that's the left-hand lane. a few moments ago, they had all the traffic stopped for removal of things in the area. we're seeing a big backup here. we haven't quite record, an eastbound delay here from an earlier accident scene as well. we're seeing big delays, a lot of cars, pretty much at a standstill. you can see even crawling with the one lane moving through the area. 422 eastbound right around township line road is where that accident scene is. big delays there. a water main break in norristown, johnson highway around arch street. that roadway is closed because of that. cleanup under way there as well. we'll check in with 422 when i'm
back in ten. new from overnight, police are looking for the man who shot and killed his girlfriend's ex, after police say that ex broke into the woman's house. pamela osborne is live outside police headquarters in center city. >> before the exboyfriend was fatally shot, he tried to break into that home, not once but twice. the first time they say the 33-year-old tried to get in through a kitchen window. the woman who lives there is his exgirlfriend and mother of his two children. she and her current boyfriend were able to push him out of their home, on marco street, just after midnight. that's when police say the first call was made to 911. the caller told the operator that someone was breakingr'to the house. police tell us the people inside heard commotion, they went upstairs and found the ex had managed to get in through a second-story bedroom window.
police say he first got in a fight with his exgirlfriend, then got into a fight with the current boyfriend. the current boyfriend fired a shot that hit the man in the chest. that's when another call was made to 911. this time, the caller reporting someone had been shot inside of the home. police found that 33-year-old on the floor of the bedroom. they rshed him to the hospital where he died. the man's churn were at home at the time all of this happened. we know they were taken away to be interview by police. so was the mother of those children. the current boyfriend, though, took off from the scene. so police are looking for him. they would like to speak with him about exactly what happened inside of that home. it's still very early on in the investigation. one of the things they're trying to determine is where this gun came from. so far, police have not said if or what charges will be filed as a result of this incident. reporting live outside of police headquarters, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news.
a man wrongly convicted of murder and rape is enjoying his first morning as a free man after being locked up for 25 years. >> this is pretty amazing. nbc 10 was there as anthony wright left the fromhold correctional facility yesterday. dna proved his innocence in the death of a 77-year-old woman back in 1991. that evidence linked the crime to a man who died in 2013. wright thanked the innocence project for helping him win a new trial. >> i feel like i'm the luckiest guy in the world, like they are my guardian angels. i feel like they saved my life. i want to do whatever my granddaughter wants to do. i want to do whatever my grandson wants to do. i want toç be grandpa and dad. >> later today, wright will meet the jurors who acquitted him. 6:36. now to decision 2016. hillary clinton heads west today for some fund raisers in
california, then a rally on thursday in nevada. >> meantime, donald trump will hold a rally in florida and mississippi. yesterday, trump sent his running mate, mike pence to our area. pence stopped by the tech tube incorporated, a tubing manufacturer in king of prussia. he told the crowd there hillary clinton will raise taxes and send more people into unemployment. pence then visited a bucks county manufacturing plan the where he said donald trump is committed to getting more americans back to work. pence also made a quick stop in norristown to get a haircut. nbc 10 was at jones barber and hairstyles on main street where the indiana governor got a trim. we asked the barber, henry jones, if he was a little nervous. >> not really. not really, no. i just surprised. whoa. ain't going to be able to sleep tonight, man. >> jones said he met pence's family an they all seemed like pretty nice people. donald trump has been
softening his pledge to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants. >> at a rally in texas he did not back off his promise of building a wall. >> we are going to build the wall. and who's going to pay for the wall? >> trump also took aim at hillary clinton accusing her of favoring what he called massive amnesty for undocumented immigrants. trump is expected to unveil his full immigration plan next week. hillary clinton is under fire for a growing controversy surrounding the clinton foundation. trump is leading a call for a special prosecutor to investigate after reports that 15,000 more e-mails could be released before the election. the e-mails raise the question of whether foundation donors got special access to (ar'ton while she was secretary of state. the clinton campaign denies any wrongdoing. now your nbc 10 first alert weather.
>> 6:38. the time and we've got sunshine. we are in the clear this morning. you're heading out, the temperatures are cool like yesterday. humidity is low. we'll see bright sunshine during the day. barely a cloud in the sky this afternoon. that will make for another comfortable evening this evening with clear skies. there are changes ahead. for today, it's the temperatures that will wind up a bit warmer and are starting off warmer. in philadelphia, 68 degrees. the other thing that's going to change is the wind. it started to shift. we'll sea a southwesterly breeze. it will be very light today. humidity won't be quite as low as yesterday but it will be close. a comfortable 82 degrees at lunch time and philadelphia into the middle 80s. for the suburbs, bright sunshine, cool this morning, 64 degrees right now. up more than 10 degrees by 10:00. that warming trend will continue as we go into the afternoon. 84 degrees at 4:00. that southwesterly wind will be present today, stronger tomorrow. that's when we'll see more
humidity in the area. the lehigh valley in the one of the cooler spots, 57 degrees. 64 at 8:00, then it's into the 70s and into the 80s this afternoon. a nice warmup there. you can see the sun coming up in easton. for new jersey, not a bad start either. 57 degrees. clear skies all day long. late this afternoon, you might see a few scattered clouds. 84 degrees at 2:00. that same light southwesterly wind in new jersey. at the shore, it was a gorgeous day yesterday. you'll see plenty of sunshine today. 59 degrees right now. 77 at 10:00. then it's near 80 through the afternoon with winds out of the south, closer to 10 miles an hour this afternoon. for delaware, you'll see sunny skies there, too, in fact, the sun is up. the temperatures will be coming up. by midday, 81 degrees and low 80s this afternoon. the winds picking up lateç thi afternoon and that's going to start changing things as we head into tomorrow. when you really feel the humidity coming back into the
area. if you've noticed the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen, one seven day for each part of our area, it shows the heat is going to be on at the end of the week. i'll show you how long that will last. a look ahead with the 10 day on 10 when i come back in a few minutes. 19 minutes before 7:00 a.m. two separate accidents on 422, the more recent of those causing a mess eastbound. >> we launched skyforce 10 to get you a better view of it. nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered with the latest information. >> 422 on two separate occasions this morning was closed down from two straight accident scenes. right now we're looking at skyforce 10 over top of the scene. looks like this accident scene has cleared out of the way. i would imagine a lot of the delays remain. this is the eastbound side right here. it looks like a slow go. more volume headed that direction as you can see, a lot of that traffic really starting to funnel through. some big backup because of that. we did have the right shoulder and right lane close just a few
moments ago. it was moving slowly. big delays there. also watching out in upper moreland for an accident scene. water man break in norristown closing a portion of west johnson highway around arch street. vai? >> thank you, jessica. waterways in new jersey are dealing with a fish problem for the second time this week. we'll explain how mother nature is playing a role and when it's expected to clear up. also, dangers on the road. what experts say is behind a surge in traffic deaths.
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toxic chemicals called pfcs linked to cancer were used in firefighting foam at willow grove naval air station and horsham air guard station. the giovannis lived across the street for 13 years. test results of their private well water revealed 40 times the amount of pfcs considered safe over a lifetime. they want the navy to cover the cost of monitoring the family's future health. the navy has rejected requests to pay for large-scale health testing. the navy won't pay because experts have not found value in those kinds of tests. a young boy from baltimore who became the world's first bilateral hand transplant recipient is marking a milestone. it's been one year that zion harvey had his hands amputated because of an infection. in theç year, zion has made miraculous strides. zion says his family deserves all the credit.
>> the two most amazing people, my mom and my grandmom. don't start tearing up. >> why wouldn't they tear up? zion even got to throw out the first pitch at an orioles game last week. he says the next order of business for him is trying to convince his mom to let him play football. good luck, zion. >> yes. >> well, our extreme heat is being blamed for a massive fish kill in north jersey. >> hundreds of thousands of dead bunker fish were spotted floating in the raritan bay area yesterday. this is the second fish kill in the water this week. environmental experts say, really, a common problem this year. >> temperatures have been sweltering. you can imagine what it's like in a smaller water body like these streams, especially that aren't moving that quickly. >> officials say there is no risk to the public. the fish should be washed away within the next two tide cycles. we're less than 15 minutes
away from the start of the "today" show this morning. >> and we'll get to them in just a minute. first let's get to bill henley and your first alert forecast. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> i have to wait for my introduction. sorry about that. 12 minutes before 7:00. you don't have to wait for sunshine. clear skies, the sun is coming up this morning. another beautiful start this morning. and a range of temperatures. in fact, an 11 degree spread. 68 agrees in philadelphia. south jersey, the lehigh valley and the suburbs reporting 57 degrees. there are some 60s to be found in the suburbs, too. 62 in st. davids and 62 inç warrenton. lots of 50s, too. a comfortable start and a beautiful morning at the shore.
look at this view from sea isle city, not a cloud out there. sunshine will be bright and humidity low at the shore. this afternoon it will be into the upper 70s and low 80s. right now, a cool start. mullica township 56 degrees. 61 for cape may courthouse and 69 degrees in atlantic city. wei we' we're going to see a sunny, warm and comfortable day today. the humidity dropping this afternoon as the temperatures climb into the 80s like yesterday, right around 40% humidity at 4:00 this afternoon. but that's a temporary situation. heat and humidity return as the week progresses. in fact, the temperatures will be soaring. yesterday, day before we were in the low 80s, middle 80s today. the warmup starts today. humidity starts moving in back tomorrow as the temperatures climb to near 90 and the numbers soar on friday. 94 degrees with higher humidity on friday, it will feel like it is closer to 100 degrees friday afternoon. what you won't see, spurs and thunderstorms. the nearest storms way off to
the northwest. what we'll get here ahead of any showers, the muggy weather that's building into the ohio valley. enjoy today while it's around. 85 degrees this afternoon. humidity says low today and this evening. a really pleasant evening this evening. not quite as cool tomorrow morning. that'sen ean indication the humidity will start coming back into the area. partly to mostly sunny skies, friday, the temperatures soaring and heat and humid, there's a chance, a slight chance of an isolated shower or thunderstorm. most of the area will stay dry on friday. the numbers come down, the typical summer levels for saturday and sunday. near 90 degrees on monday and again on tuesday into the upper 80s. then we'll need rainfall. we'll definitely need it, wednesday and thursday and into friday, a chance of showers and thunderstorms. and right on through that period, high temperatures will be in the 80çs. pretty beautiful day today. you'll need sunglasses. you won't need your umbrella
really until next week. >> you'll need your patience if you travel 422 eastbound today. >> jessica took a couple days off, came back, jumped right into the fire. >> never going away again. exactly right. skyforce 10 over top of a scene of another scene we found on 422. again, that's headed eastbound. all of this traffic right here is slow because it's approaching the earlier accident scene towards township line road. earlier this morning, 422 was closed down because of another accident scene. it's now back open but a crawl still. watching a water main break in norristown, west johnson highway around arch street. in blue bell, a truck into a utility pole is closing north wales road around yost road. here's the vine street expressway, around 24th street. no real problems. just typical morning delay. this is westbound here. headed towards the schuylkill. eastbound right now, opposite direction. towards 95 with no problems there. more updates for you on your
morning drive. one more anyway, coming back when i'm back in five minutes. speaking of the roads at nine minutes before 7:00. dangers on the road are increasing. >> a new study shows traffic deaths are on the rise nationwide. the national safety council says traffic deaths were up 9% in the first half of this year. accidents kill more than 19,000 people. that's an 18% increase from two years ago. one of the main culprits? more people are texting behind the wheel. just ahead, the stories you can count on nbc 10 to follow for you today. high school football returns this week. that means the return of the high school blitz. it's your chance to vote for the game of the week. these are your choices here on the screen. to cast your vote, go to nbc10.com or tap the nbc 10 app. call or next your vote in to the number on the screen. we'll announce the winner tomorrow night on nbc 10 news at 11:00.ç
a few minutes before 7:00. here are some of the stories wheeling following today. >> a legal team will spell out the results of their firm's investigation into this
railing collapse at the bb&t pavilion in camden. the law firm is holding a briefing this morning represents 15 of the victims. classes begin at the university of texas at austin and students there will be permitted to carry guns in all classrooms. as of august 1st, state law requires public universities to allow concealed handguns in classrooms and buildings.ç three professors sued to keep
their classrooms gun-free. they were denied by a judge on monday. a record-breaking 5,100 freshman will start moving into temple today. some 2,500 pen students also moving in today. the new college house will be ho emto more than 300 freshmen. it's a bran new facility that includes dorms, cafe and public areas. and the next step in creating community schools in philadelphia gets started today. nine schools will be the first to become hubs for social, health and other neighborhood services. this is all part of mayor jim kenney's community schools initiative. he'll meet the newly hired school coordinators and support staff as they start a two-week training boot camp. the schools will look at the needs in their communities and come up with plans to meet them. they will start implementing the plans in december.
good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with one last check on your morning drive. we're live in skyforce 10 over top of 422 where we've had three separate accident skenes all morning closing it down at different times. now we have just big delays right here headed eastbound on 422 past the township line road area. big delays on 422. we're starting to see delays in other places and different accident scenes as well. this out in upper mooreland. sun glare there on the platt bridge headed eastbound. some delays in that direction, westbound side looks like it's fine. water main break in norristown, too, closing a portion of west johnson highway around arch street. out in blue bell, a truck that went into a utility pole, closing it around yost road. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> just about a minute before 7:00. the areas. look at the bright sunshine in
the lehigh valley. a little cooler to start with. 58 degrees right now. a quick warmup. 70sme 70s midmorning. by midday, 80s. and you'll see sunshine through the day today. so into the 80s this afternoon. low 80s for delaware. middle 80s for lehigh valley, new jersey, the suburbs and philadelphia. and at the shore, we have a beautiful day ahead. the humidity will be dropping as the day goes on. clear skies, 78 degrees this afternoon. very similar to what we saw yesterday. so another great day today. the humidity, that's going it start creeping back into the area tomorrow. >> the humidity. >> the big hair humidity. >> i expect to hear from these two right here. >> i'll have updates anytime you watch the if you're on the go on 101.1 more f.m. >> excellent. >> local updates throughout the morning and always get realtime
news, weather and traffic on the nbc 10 app. tap the app for updates on the earthquake in italy today and the situation on 422. a powerful earthquake rocks central italy overnight causing widespread devastation. at least 37 people killed as crews dig for survivors out of the rubble. trouble looming. a big storm brewing in the atlantic and gaining strength. it could become a hurricane as early as this weekend. florida, louisiana, texas, all potentially in its path. blurred lines. donald trump back on the attack. >> it is now abundantly clear that the clintons set up a business to profit from public office. >> this time over a new report showing more than half of hillary clinton's non-government meetings as secretary of state were w