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roofing shingles and waterproofing products. you can see how close it is to other tanks and machinery. fortunately, the firefighters were able to keep it from spreading. it could have been a whole lot worse. if you were wondering in northern delaware where the smoke was coming from today, it was right along the delaware in northeast wilmington. tim furlong, nbc 10 news. to the other breaking story we've been following this afternoon now. >> new evidence in a hit-and-run that injured a philadelphia police officer right on main street this morning. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal joins us live from near that scene in mant yok where the new video paints a picture of what happened. >> reporter: that surveillance camera was rolling at this pizza shop across the street. the philadelphia police sergeant you mentioned was thrown some 15 feet down this street after he was struck. police say he was standing right about here when a car speeding down main street hit him, and again the entire thing caught on
brand-new surveillance video. it's 1:00 in the morning and police have their flashing lights on conducting a simple traffic stop on main street. a police sergeant is standing out on the road speaking with another officer, when out of nowhere, police say a drunk driver plows into the sergeant, sideswiping him and tossing his body down the street. take a look one more time, with the camera zoomed in. the officer's hat and shoes go flying. he suffers a broken collarbone and head injuries, while police say that drunk driver hits the gas and tries to run away. this just in from philadelphia police. they have made an arrest. that alleged drunk driver identified as collin murphy, a 21-year-old, charged with aggravated assault, dui, criminal mischief and other offenses. coming up at 5:00, the incredible story about the good samaritan in the right place at the right time who helped philadelphia police make that arrest. next at 5:00.
randy gyllenhaal, nbc 10 news. here comes the heat. nbc 10 along kelly drive, joggers, a little bit more heat and humidity. but it is only a preview. live look right now at the scene of cape may. another nice one out there. but after a stretch of comfortable weather, it is about to sizzle yet again. chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here now. >> all right, glenn, when will we be sweating soon enough? >> yeah, tomorrow is going to be the hottest, most humid day of this latest stretch. we've got a lot of clouds around right now. that is the only reason that we haven't gotten close to 90 degrees. so it's 87 so far. but tomorrow, with sunshine, and the hotter air mass, it will feel like 94. or it's going to be 94, feeling like 100. and still fairly hot over the weekend. not like it's going to cool off a lot. 85 in philadelphia now.
84 in wilmington and mount holly, trenton, atlantic city. so all of the areas are a little bit cooler than, of course, they would be if these clouds weren't there. but that's all it is, just cloud cover. there's no rain. until you get way up to the north and west. that stuff's going to go to our north and miss us. we're not expecting any rain during the night tonight. but look how warm it is in the mornings, 6:00 a.m., 75 degrees in philadelphia. even in the suburbs, lehigh valley, it's going to be warm. that's a sign of a steamy air mass. and the start to ha very, very hot day. we'll see how long that lasts with the rest of the forecast coming up. >> we'll see you shortly. thanks for that, glenn. new details now about the 8-year-old girl who was shot in the head as gun violence erupted in her camden neighborhood last night. cydney long has been following the story today. she joins us live at what's been an active scene in camden.
first, cydney, tell us how the little girl is doing. >> reporter: we know the little girl's name and we're told she is still in extremely critical condition at cooper trauma center. her family by her side. this as police have literally been canvassing every nook and cranny of this neighborhood throughout the day today. with new information about a $5,000 reward in the case, and the search for multiple shooters. one neighbor said it sounded like the gunmen were inside her home. >> it was an 8-year-old baby. she didn't have a chance. >> reporter: she witnessed the horror outside her doorstep last night. and she can't erase the images. >> i seen the woman. i still see her. >> reporter: the 8-year-old, her granddaughter's friend and playmate were shot in the head. gabby was playing across the street from her own home. >> we have multiple shooters in this. she was not the intended target clearly.
we have it caught on video. >> reporter: scott thompson said it's video they're not ready to release of a suspect jumping into a car, driving south on 9th street. they combed an alley for clues today as officers handed out fliers asking residents to speak up. thompson said last night's shooting is gang related and now the fbi, new jersey attorney general and u.s. attorney are involved. >> we're going to put a laser-like focus on these individuals. we're using everything in our power to make sure they never walk the streets as free individuals again. >> i heard the screaming. keep pressure on it. >> reporter: she said the shootings here are an everyday noise. her twin sons are the same age as the victim. >> they don't want to come outside and play anymore after last night. their hearts are broken. >> my heart is hurt. i just hope y'all find who did it. >> reporter: camden has had 30
homicides so far this year. the chief said the time to ditch the no-snitch attitude is right now. they need a partner in this community to solve this crime. he called last night's crime cowardly. and incomprehensible. cydney long, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, cydney. new at 4:00, today a man learned the price he'll pay for raping and robbing a business's owner. in philadelphia's chinatown, a judge today sentenced brandon menley to 35 to 55 years in prison. menley was caught on surveillance video walking into an art studio on north ninth street back in october 2014. he then attacked and raped the studio's owner. and she opened for the day. he ended up taking $600 from the victim before leaving. we have new details about a woman killed while ziplining at a delaware state park. the operator of the zipline now says the woman disconnected herself from a safety system before falling to her death. she was standing on a platform about 35 feet in the air waiting
to get on a zipline when she fell. it happened yesterday at go ape tree top adventure in bear. police have identified the woman as 59-year-old tina werner of felton. her daughter posted a photo on facebook wednesday of her mother kissing her cheek. this is on her wedding day. she said ziplining was on her mother's bucket list. the company said the crew inspected the entire course and platform where she fell and found it was safe and nothing was broken. the course is currently closed now out of respect for the victim. developments in the septa slowdown. septa is making more changes as it works to get all of its trains back on the tracks. it is adding express blue service -- or express bus service, i should say, starting next month, more than a month after they pulled the third of their fleet to fix an equipment problem. the cars are expected to become more packed next month with
people back from vacation and students returning to school. so starting september 6th, there will be bus service along five regional rail lines. we are getting a new look at the devastation in italy as more aftershocks rattle the region hit by the deadly earthquake. this aerial footage shows the extent of the damage. new drone video also shows flattened homes on a hillside in one of the hardest hit towns in central italy. the death toll stands at 250, and counting. the 6.2 magnitude quake struck early wednesday morning. today an aftershock with a magnitude of 4.3 caused the collapse of more buildings damaged by the initial tremor. rescue crews and search dogs are searching around the clock to find survivors. but the aftershocks are making it even more difficult to look for signs of life. officials say they are still in the phase where they hope to find people alive. in fact, firefighters pulled a
10-year-old girl from the rubble just last night about 17 hours after the quake struck. back stateside, we're getting a bird's-eye view of the damage left behind by a tornado outbreak in indiana. this is from the town of kokomo, where one of the twisters touched down wednesday. crews from throughout indiana are headed there now to help restore power, and clean up a lot of that debris. indiana governor and republican vice presidential candidate mike pence toured the town of kokomo. at least 12 tornadoes touched down in indiana, and ohio wednesday. amazingly, no one was seriously hurt. take a look at one of those tornadoes tearing through ohio. at one point you could see it blast a mobile home to bits. no one was in there, though, thank goodness. thousands of homes were damaged or left without power. but no serious injuries here either. louisiana's governor says he will be asking congress for more
money to help people recover from the floods in the southern part of the state. he toured the baton rouge area today. meanwhile, louisiana native now living in delaware is organizing an effort to help people in her home state. michelle is filling a trailer in newark to take supplies down to louisiana. her family members lost their homes in baton rouge. a friend lent her the trailer, and she put the word out she's gathered things needed for flood victims in her home state. the donations of cleaning supplies, rubber gloves, money, food and water are pouring in from both friends and strangers. she begins the long drive to louisiana on sunday. >> i knew that i was part of a good network of good people. it's heartwarming to see the overwhelming response coming in. >> flooding killed at least 13 people in louisiana earlier this month. tens of thousands of others lost their homes. the water is gone in many of those parts, but the piles of
debris keep getting higher and higher. coming up at 5:00, nbc 10 is live in louisiana. we followed volunteers as they helped these communities clean up from the devastating floods. ryan lochte certainly wants to forget about what did, or didn't happen at the gas station in rio. but brazil's justice department apparently does not. nbc news has confirmed that the swimmer has been summoned to testify before brazil's justice department over his claim that he and three teammates were robbed at gun point earlier this month. brazil's civil police hope to get their case to state prosecutors by the end of the week, they will then send their findings to u.s. federal law enforcement who will then notify lochte. now to decision 2016. donald trump says he will outline his immigration and enforcement policy in the coming days. this after a town hall yesterday in which he seemed to be open to allowing undocumented immigrants to remain in the country.
today the republican presidential nominee was joined by dr. ben carson as he met with young african-american and hispanic conservatives from the new york area. they are members of a republican fellowship program. trump told reporters he will continue to emphasize his outreach to the black community, arguing that they have been taken for granted and let down by hillary clinton and democratic policies. >> they've been very disrespectful, as far as i'm concerned, to the african-american population of this country. and we are making it a very important part of our speeches, and of our thought process. and it's having a tremendous impact. >> at this meeting, trump did not repeat his charge that he made last night in mississippi, claiming that hillary clinton is a bigot who sees minorities only in terms of votes. a lot of klan members like donald trump, because a lot of what he believes, we believe it.
>> clinton released this new campaign ad today which suggests donald trump is an ally of white supremacists and ku klux klan. it also shows trump's refusal to denounce former kkk grand wizard david duke in a tv interview. clinton's running mate, senator tim kaine, will campaign in pennsylvania next week, in erie and lancaster on tuesday. kaine will also visit the lehigh valley on wednesday. but details of that visit have yet to be released. after a slew of recent criticism, the maker of the epi pen is lowering the cost of the device. it will expand programs that will lower epi pen costs by as much as half. but it's not budging on the price. the company has come under fire for the skyrocketing costs. they're used to ward off potentially fatal allergic reactions. a two-dose package cost under
$60 nine years ago, and it's now up to $600. the ceo said she's as frustrated as everyone else. >> this isn't an epi issue, or a company issue, this is a health care issue. pharmaceuticals, the irony is that the system incentivizes higher prices. >> patients will now also be able to order epi pens directly from the company to help lower costs. the ceo is the daughter of u.s. senator joe manching. he released a statement today saying in part, quote, i am aware of the questions my colleagues and many parents are asking, and frankly, i share their concerns about the skyrocketing prices of prescription drugs. pennsylvania is clamping down on dr. shopping. that's when drug abusers go from doctor to doctor for prescription painkillers. starting today doctors can check the prescription history of firsttime patients. the online database tells health care providers if someone is
getting opioid painkillers from more than one doctor. it's an effort to reduce the abuse. today in philadelphia, pennsylvania dpomp nor tom wolf said too many people in the state have died from drug overdoses. >> 2014, 2,500 people died in pennsylvania of drug overdose. that's how many people we know died. last year, it was worse. i think 3,500. that's almost ten every day. >> critics of the database fear that it could lead to an uptick in illegal heroin use. from our south jersey bureau, camden officials tell us they're close to reaching their goal of demolishing nearly 600 blighted buildings. officials at the final phase of the project. 60 more abandoned in unsafe houses throughout camden will come down. the mayor called the demolition project the largest of its kind in the state of new jersey. >> it is my hope that with these units gone, our residents and our children can fully enjoy
camden city parks, and enjoy camden's open space in a safe environment. >> officials say a majority of the demolition work was done by local contractors. happy birthday shout-out now to an american treasure. today the national park service turns 100. in honor of the centennial, park rangers unveiled a bronze plaque, in commemoration of stephen mather. the historical park is part of the national park system, was created by congress in 1948. >> the park includes over 50 acres in downtown philadelphia, and has more than 20 buildings open to the public today. >> the celebration continues until 8:00 this evening with the sealing of a time capsule as well as a picnic and music on the mall. delaware is getting set to
clean up its coast. registration is now open for the annual delaware coastal cleanup, september 17th at 53 river up and down the state. last year nearly 1,500 volunteers collected close to 8 tons of trash. logon to nbc10.com to find out how you can register. it's hard work, but it will go a long way. >> for a great cause at that. a local real estate developer is teaming up with a home improvement store for a homeless shelter. 60 new dressers in all. the work of lowe's and the goldenberg group. the two joined forces to build dressers today -- that was yesterday, rather. today they sanded them here. the new dressers will head to stenson family homeless shelter. it took the work of 150 volunteers to build the new dressers.
the temperature got up a little bit today, but the cloud cover this afternoon has prevented us from getting close to 90 degrees. 85 in philadelphia now. nothing more than a couple sprinkles in parts of the area. temperature down to 82 degrees in lehigh valley. more sunshine toward the jersey shore. but most of the rest of the area is pretty cloudy. the beach temperature, well, 76 degree ocean temperature. a little bit of a sea breeze today, keeping temperatures near 80 degrees. holgate, ocean city, avalon, stone harbor within a degree or so of 80 degrees. cape may point at 78. mull i can township 83. woodbine 87 degrees. more sunshine than what we've seen across the rest of the area. we're going up to 94 tomorrow. with a lot more sunshine, and a
lot higher humidity. so it's really going to feel a lot more uncomfortable tomorrow. feeling like 100. over the weekend, humidity is down a little bit, the temperature's down a little bit, but it's still kind of hot. and this is going to continue into next week. so by the time we end the month, it's going to be the hottest august ever recorded. in philadelphia. by a good bit. almost a full degree. to beat a record by even a tenth of a degree is significant. more clouds coming through. the lehigh valley is the area we were talking about for any kind of shower chance today. they're going to go straight to the east. they won't bother us tonight. the clouds, watch them go away and set us up for a lot of sunshine tomorrow. that's going to allow the temperature to go up. obviously you can see those temperatures for your area at the bottom of your screen here for the next seven days. and there will be a lot of those
of 90-degree temperatures. here we are on saturday. nothing but sunshine. we've got a really sunny weekend. it's going to be kind of hot. but i'm not expecting any rain at any part of the area. for tomorrow, though, it's going to be hot and humid. somerton 93, feeling like 98. newtown square 90, feeling like 95. even in allentown, feeling like 96. feeling like 99 in easton township, and parts of delaware. harrington feeling like 104. over the weekend, just plain hot. a little bit on the humid side. even at the jersey shore, temperatures at or above 80 degrees. this is good, too, this tropical system has really weakened. it's still pretty weak, and disorganized. but it may reform. the best chance of that would be when it gets toward the gulf of mexico.
the track takes it generally to the south of miami. and you can see several solutions putting it into the gulf of mexico by early next week. we'll have another update on that coming up a little bit later. >> looking forward to that, glenn, thanks. a major bank, meanwhile, is beefing up its atm. >> the changes customers will soon notice, that aim to protect your money and your identity. plus, battling a breakdown. a local couple turns to the "nbc 10 responds" team when their car warranty turns out to be tougher to maneuver than they expected. later, understanding your caffeine fix. why some coffee drinkers might need more than others to get their morning jolt. on wall street, you can see the dow, nasdaq, s&p 500 all finishing down. we'll be right back.
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this letter out of the blue. >> they had extended the warranty to 120,000 miles because they realized between 2011 and 2014, their vehicles were having crank shaft and bearing issues. >> reporter: but there was a catch. the dealership service manager said kia corporate needed two years worth of oil change receipts proving chapman properly maintained the car before it could make repairs under the extended warranty. chapman did not have the receipts. without them, the dealership told chapman he would be responsible for $5,130 for repairs. chapman says he started doing what he could to come up with the money. >> i started working a lot of doubles at my job. >> reporter: he tells us after working 30 days of double shifts, he decided to contact "nbc 10 responds." >> i have been seeing your program on tv, and i thought maybe you can help me resolve this issue. >> reporter: we reached out to
kia corporate offices which tells us chapman had not brought it to their attention for additional review. after we got involved kia told chapman they would cover the costs. news that overwhelmed him. >> i was in tears, i was crying, and thanking god. >> reporter: chapman says he'll use the money he earned from working double shifts to pay off other bills. >> i'm thankful to you. bless you. >> that's good for chapman. he also says he's looking forward to going back to working regular hours and getting some much-needed sleep. a representative of kia's corporate offices said they're happy to hear that all is well. and we are getting close to that $100,000 mark, folks. i want to take you right to the money marker. take a look at it right now. this money marker shows "nbc 10 responds" and telemundo responde 62, recovery counter is now at $95,305. >> every penny counts.
>> we are getting close to $100,000, ever since we started back in may. keeping our fingers crossed. >> balloons will drop from the ceiling, or what, harry? >> i don't know. it will look like a convention of some sort. >> you're doing great work. if you guys have a consumer complaint for "nbc 10 responds," head to nbc10.com, and fill out our complaint form, or call the number right there on your screen. well, summer may be winding down, but the summer heat is about to make a comeback. we found folks out enjoying today's sunshine down the shore in ventnor. come tomorrow, though, my guess is they may not be riding their bikes. they may be swimming in the water. they should be. >> we've already broken a record as glenn mentioned earlier. let's get back to chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz with the forecast and warm-up. >> it's going to be warm even at the beaches tomorrow. it's going to be more of a land
breeze. should be 90-plus there, too. it has not hit 90 today, partly because so many places are cloudy. including in philadelphia. it's 85 degrees at the airport. 84 parkside. 82 in chestnut hill. fairly uniform because of the clouds. nothing more than a sprinkle or two coming through the area with those clouds. and those clouds will be thinning out, as you can see. it's pretty clear across most of pennsylvania. and that is headed this way. so we do have improving conditions tonight. but the humidity is just going to go crazy. by tomorrow morning, a low of only 75 degrees in philadelphia. and when we look at the p.a. suburbs, even the lehigh valley, we had lows in the 50s a couple of days ago.
that's an indication of how humid it is. we'll see how long it stays that way in just a few minutes. >> thank you, glenn. a woman in western pennsylvania is accused of stabbing and biting her husband, because he drank one of her beers when she slept. police say tracy stabbed her husband in the neck, chest and head with scissors in their uniontown home. she then bit his arms and fingers. he survived the attack. she's locked up on aggravated assault charges. moving right along. the list of reasons to watch your weight is growing. >> the next new problems that doctors say all stem from obesity. and craving caffeine, what your morning coffee fix says about your dna. plus, her words inspired the country after one of the nation's worst tragedies. now this young woman from philadelphia has more to say. what she wants the country to know about that tragic night inside an orlando nightclub. that's coming up on nbc 10 news
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tolerates caffeine. they found people with a variation of the gene drank fewer cups of coffee each day, because caffeine stays in their bodies longer, and it means they require less coffee to get the same caffeine hit than people without the gene variation. the eagles are undefeated in the preseason. pretty good, right? but if you are already saying super bowl, sam bradford has a message for you. >> what the birds qb had to say about the fans and expectations. the boss takes charge. the personal record he just set in new jersey. ahead of his philly concert next month. get ready for the heat. you can already feel the hotter humidity outside today. when the clouds move out, it will start feeling like triple digits again. since 1961, pearle vision has provided the neighborhood
bruce springsteen played metlife stadium in his home state of new jersey on tuesday. the show lasted 3 hours and 52 minutes. according to several fan websites, that's the longest concert springsteen has ever played anywhere in the u.s. bruce, by the way, plays philadelphia's citizens bank park next month. i do have tickets. >> there you go. >> my first bruce springsteen show. >> it should be an experience. >> definitely. the eagles' third preseason game this weekend. >> the birds starting quarterback has a message for fans and their expectations. csn's john joins us live. >> hello. the third preseason game is the one where the starters get the most work. last year you may remember the eagles beat the packers. sam bradford in the number one offense appeared unstoppable.
bradford completed all ten passes he threw, including three for touchdowns. all of a sudden the words super bowl were being tossed around. bradford and the starters will play into the third quarter saturday in indianapolis. but he's not using this game as an indicator moving forward. >> if we go out and score five touchdowns, i don't think we're going to feel, you know, over the moon and say, oh, we're going to win the super bowl. because that's the situation we were in last year. but with that being said, it's a great opportunity for us to go out there to get better, and it is our job to score touchdowns, so that's what our goal is. >> you can catch the eagles preseason game saturday night right here on nbc 10. kickoff against the colts comes your way at 7:00. and tune in before the game for eagles preseason kickoff. we'll have a special interview with eagles long snapper jon dorenbos who has captivated the country on "america's got talent." that, and more, on eagles
preseason saturday right here on nbc 10, your official eagles station. we'll have much more on the eagles coming up at 6:00. plus, there's another big football game tomorrow. a national title is on the line. rosemary? >> thanks for that, john. it's not just about the eagles this week. we're also watching high school football. it returns to nbc 10 tomorrow night on the blitz. time is running out to vote on our game of the week. here's a look at where the voting stands right now. upper darby at bonner prendy. vote now to help your choice rise to the top. there are several ways to vote. you can logon to nbc10.com and look for the high school blitz banner. you can also call or text your choice to 610-624-4111. there are only a few hours left to vote. we'll announce the winner tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00.
we've had a lot of clouds this afternoon. but looking west from the aquarium in camden, we can see brightening of the skies. the clouds are thinning out and we'll be seeing some sunshine before too long. the clouds kept the temperature down a little bit, even in delaware. 84 in newark. 82 in greenville. 82 in wilmington. 84 in odessa. 83 in middletown. as we head toward southern delaware and the beaches, 85 in millsboro, 86 in georgetown, and 84 at dewey beach. pretty warm there. clouds are coming through, but it's drier back to the west. that drier air is going to come in tomorrow. those showers going well north of the area, not going to bother us. it's going to be hot, and mainly dry for the rest of the month. take a look at these numbers. friday, 90. but as we go through the rest of
the month, we're pretty close to 90 degrees. and this sets us up for finishing the hottest august ever recorded in philadelphia. and here are the rain chances as we go into at least tuesday of next week. philadelphia, not much of a chance until tuesday. same thing with dover. atlantic city doesn't have much of a chance even through tuesday. so it's a terribly dry pattern, along with the hot weather. tonight we're seeing the temperature not really going down very much. the humidity is really going to be a factor as we go through the night. by tomorrow morning, it's still 72 in allentown. 75 in philadelphia and wilmington and atlantic city. and trenton. those are really warm temperatures for that time of the morning at that time of year. an indication of how humid it is. by noontime, we're pushing 90 degrees in philadelphia. and by afternoon, we're well into the 90s. maybe even mid-90s in philadelphia. now, in the tropics, there's one
storm way out. this is the one that we've been watching. and you can see all the thunderstorms right there. that's over land. and they diminished. but on this visible picture, you can see the circulation right there. so there is a low pressure center. once you get the thunderstorms around it, it has a chance to develop. but it's more likely to develop, all the possible tracks here. the general direction is south florida, and into the gulf of mexico. that's where it has the best chance of being -- of going into a tropical storm or hurricane status. over the next five days, look at the sunshine through sunday. next chance of thunderstorms tuesday. and at the jersey shore, we're talking about 90 degrees tomorrow, and then more comfortable over the weekend with that nice sea breeze. when life hits a snag, sometimes you need a little bit of help to get back on track. >> that's the story playing out
at a phillies prison. next, how inmates and puppies are working together to create better futures for themselves. getting a new leash on life. that's when nbc 10 news at 4:00 comes right back. plus, it's one of the jersey shore's most popular beaches. but is also becoming one of the most dangerous? why the sands are causing so many problems.
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david was proud to be an american soldier. and i know i'm prejudiced because he was my son, but i don't think he had a mean bone in his body. there is not a day that i don't think about david. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. "she was standing there, she had nothing to say..." if donald trump cannot respect a gold star family, then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. votevets is responsible for the content of this advertising. even though the start of the school year is practically upon us, there's a special graduation ceremony today in philadelphia. >> the city's department of prisons celebrated the most recent class to complete a one of a kind reentry program, and they really couldn't have done it without the help of their friends. there's a reason why dogs are
called man's best friend. no matter what you do in life, their affection never wavers. in a place like prison, friends can be hard to come by. >> this whole thing felt like a 90-day test. it will test your patience, which was never stress for me or half of these guys, your discipline and ability to solve problems in a more thoughtful way. >> the prisoners did pass the test, graduating today from the new leash on life program that pairs unwanted shelter animals with philadelphia inmates. the men and women train the dogs for three months, teaching them to behave and socialize. in turn, the participants take worksho worksho workshops. >> august the 25th, 2016, we are sad but we know in our hearts we helped prepare them for a better life and stable home. >> reporter: it's never easy to lose a pet, but in this case,
their trainers have faith their babies are in good hands. besides, they, too, have important plans when they get out. >> they gave me life management skills and job readiness classes. so i learn how to -- learn about things about myself and futuristic goals. >> my mother is 90 years old. i just want to be with her for her last days here. to prove to her that i got another chance. >> all of the dogs have passed the akck canine good citizens test and they're all going to new homes. all of the inmates not returning to a previous job have paid internships lined up at local shelters. they will also receive post-parole support with dedicated case managers. it is a problem that plagues philadelphia. thousands of properties, all considered dangerous. >> tonight, the nbc 10 investigators track down one group who own dozens of these
suspected driver did not get away for long. firefighter arrested. how the suspect's own cell phone led to charges involving a child. finding a way forward. a young woman from philadelphia is talking about life after the deadly nightclub shooting in orlando. our top story tonight, hard to forget new video showing the moment a car slammed into a philadelphia police officer. he's recovering in the hospital. the driver in jail. >> also this evening, we have new details about the suspect and the good samaritan who helped bring him to justice. here's nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal. >> reporter: surveillance video shows philly police conducting a simple traffic stop. a sergeant standing on the side of the road with flashing lights to warn drivers. some cars pass by slowly, but then out of nowhere, a speeding rav 4 sideswipes the sergeant.
take a closer look. his hat and shoes go flying into the air. and police said his body was propelled 15 feet down the road. employees at the late night pizza shop heard the collision, then saw the sergeant lying in the middle of the intersection. >> when they came out, they seen the police officer on the ground screaming. >> reporter: the impact so powerful, his shoes went flying. he suffered a broken collarbone, and head injuries. police said that drunk driver then hit the gas and might have gotten away if it weren't for a good samaritan, a local tow truck driver, saw the hit-and-run happen, followed the suspect and helped the police make the arrest. 21-year-old collin murphy now charged with aggravated assault and dui. >> he did appear to be under the influence of alcohol. so he was taken into custody. >> watched what happened. >> reporter: here on maintr