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i got my bag and my ran. a chaotic scene overnight at los angeles international airport as loud noises cause panic. and former campaign manager for president obama calls donald trump a psychopath, this agency the candidates prepare for their debate just 29 days from now. new detailing surrounding the death of dwyane wade's cousin. and flash floods in the mississippi area. and the vmas. >> and the early win for summer. good morning, everyone, i'm
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dara brown. for the second time in two weeks another one of the nation's busiest airports erupted in panic. passengers at los angeles international airport scene running out on the tarmac after loud noises sent them seeking cover. lester holt had just arrived there shortly before the panic. here's his account. >> people began flooding out. passengers, security people. i heard shots fired, active shooter. run. people didn't know what to do. they claimed they heard shots. other people like us heard nothing and saw the crowds and reacted. >> police responded to multiple locations regarding a possible shooting around 9:00 p.m. local time. up to 45 minutes investigating the lapd said the incident had proven to just be loud noises. no loud noises were reported in the end but that didn't stop
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everyone from being shaken up. >> i was shocked. i left my bag and i ran. i saw people run. i heard it and dropped my bag. >> you didn't hear anything? >> we didn't hear anything. we started to run also. two airline pilots in scotland were suspected of being under the influence and arrested saturday. the flight was delayed almost ten hours while a replacement crew was afound. nbc's keir simmons is here now. even with the obvious frustration. >> yeah, seems like it, it was 9:00 in the morning on saturday when these pilots were arrested while they were in the cockpit. 141 passengers aboard the flight that was just from europe. now, they will appear in a courtroom. there is reports that they are
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u.s. citizens. that's not been confirmed. it's not clear what their nationalities are. but they are united pilots accused of carrying on activity while exceeding the prescribed limits of alcohol. in other words, if it's like turning up drunk or semi drunk on the job. that's considered a very serious offense. as we know by the courts and police in scotland. and we'll soon be hearing this morning and more about what they are charged with. and what the future may hold for them day, ra. >> keir simmons, thank you for that report. two brothers have been charged with the shooting death of nykea aldridge, the cousin of dwyane wade. they fatally struck the 32-year-old as she pushed a baby stroller on the sidewalk. a case all too familiar to those
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who fall victim to violence. >> nykea aldridge wasn't a wear xi be the subject of national headlines just hours later. she wasn't aware that her short life would stand as an example for what is a clear failure of the criminal justice system here in chicago. >> yesterday, mourners gathered in a vigil to remember the mother of four. her cousin dwyane wade delivered an impassioned plea pleading in part, we need more help and more hands on deck. not for me and my family, but for the future of our world. the youth. these young kids are screaming for help. #, enough is enough. and a funeral service will be held in jackson, mississippi for two nuns brutally killed last week. more than 300 people gathered at
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the wake of the sisters. the killing has come as a shock throughout the community which both women age 68 committed their lives to helping the poor. >> they're the most beautiful women who have ever drawn a breath into their bodies. they were totally given of themselves to everyone. >> rodney earl sanders of mississippi has been charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the crime. sanders confessed to the murders with no motive. and now donald trump issues a direct challenge to hillary clinton vowing to release more of his medical records if she does. it follows the new scrutiny that trump say with the last year one-page letter astonishingly excellent health. clinton aides say they have no intention of releasing any more information. that challenge comes as trump
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announces he will hold a speech later on. quote, dwyane wade's cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in chicago. just what i have been saying. african-american go with trump. and trump was spelling dwyane wade's name incorrectly. trump later tweeted his condolences. and trump tries to defend their candidate but listen to this exchange between fox news anchor chris wallace and kellyanne conway. >> trump has been running for president, though, kellyanne for 14 months. how many times has he gone into an american inner city and held an event for a largely black audience. >> i don't know the answer --
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>> let me just say, would you be surprised if the answer is none, never? >> no, i would not be surprised. >> that was before former obama adviser david plouffe had this to say about donald trump. >> he's a psychopath -- >> wait a minute, diagnosing people on air, i assume you don't have a degree in psychology. is that fair? we're jumping to conclusions here. i think this is what gets voters a little frustrated. >> listen, a pathological liar, lack of empathy and remorse. right, i don't have a degree in psychology. >> all of that as trump surrogates hit the sunday shows. each of them saying it's just trump being trump. with more from washington, we're joined by nbc's tracie potts. we're now hearing about the
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immigration speech later this week. >> it's happening in arizona. trump tweeted about it overnight. saying they're expecting a large crowd they're already look for a larger venue. but donald trump has some explaining to do about what he really means about undocumented immigrants in this country. initially, he said, he wanted a deportation force to get all 11 million of them out. he hasn't talked about that lately. his campaign manager acknowledged that. he later said he's willing to work with undocumented immigrants in this country but a day later said they would have to leave before coming back legally. what is his policy? that's a big part of what he's going to have to explain in arizona state that is the center of immigration over the last few years. we'll have to see what he has to say about that, as we also look forward to the weekend where donald trump will be as he noted there. >> an interesting week ahead,
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tracie potts. just ahead, sand hook elementary ushers in a new year with a new year. but first a tropical storm watch. nbc's bill karins is following that. >> dara, that is the development from north carolina, outer banks. i'll tell you what, this map looks as good as you could expect with having two tropical systems. the first, it looks pathetic this morning. that's for the outer bank as. this is one that is more concern, it could be warm in the gulf, 72 to 80 hours and the hurricane effect towards florida. with hurricane winds up to 80 miles an hour. heavy rains around cincinnati. and there was an emergency at one point five inches of rain that fell very quickly in the city. that's a big look at the weather. now here's a closer look at your day ahead. temperatures have cooled off in central portions of texas.
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in 20 years. in front of 22,000 screaming fans. congrats to them. a terrifying bus crash is leading the news out of louisiana. the incident leaves a fire crew chief dead and 40 others wounds. firefighters were responding to another accident when a bus careened into the inside of heir fire truck careening three firefighters including the chief into a guard rail. criminal charges are now pending for the bus driver, an undocumented immigrant who was driving 24 construction workers to baton rouge. and it has been just over three hours since a cease-fire in colombia has come into effect ending a 52-year long war with the government of colombia and farc, the country's longest movement. the final agreement on ending the decades-long war will be signed next month.
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and the country's president welcomed the historical move tweeting a new story for colombia, we silenced the guns. and fast forwarding today, the new sandy hook elementary school opens in newtown, connecticut more than four years after the mass shooting that skilled 20 students and six teachers. architects say the building was designed to feel welcoming and joyful. and the u.s. will fulfill it's goal of accepting 10,000 syrian refugees from jordan. and today is the opening day of the u.s. tennis championship in queens new york. security has been stepped up including a reinforced fence. some 700,000 spectators are expected. you're watching "early today." on this cushion for generations. alright kiddos! everybody off the backpack, we made it to the ottoman. i like to watch them clean, but they'll never get me on the mattress!
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the stock market is kicking off the week on a strong start with janet yellen saying it strengthened in recent months. big changes ahead for president obama's affordable care act. hadi gamble has the details. >> good morning, dara. basically what's happening there may be higher costs and less options for americans going forward as they look to choose a health insurance provider. according to a new study by the
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what do you think? making headlines, beyonce. >> i thought you were going to say ryan lochte. >> an epic 16 million performances of her lemonade album. she was the night's biggest winner, passing madonna all time. >> she is the biggest star? >> wait a minute, rihanna performed throughout the entire night before drake presented her with the vanguard award in an emotional tribute. >> she's someone -- she's someone i've been in love with since i was 22 years old. she's a living, breathing legend in our industry, ladies and gentlemen, the recipient of the michael jackson vanguard award for 2016 rihanna. and jimmy fallon was also in attendance or was it olympic swimmer ryan lochte. it's so funny. people were quick to notice michael phelps priceless
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right now on "nbc 10 news today," teenagers shot. philadelphia police officers say overnight gunfire sent at least three people to the hospital. an airport scare. hundreds of travelers at los angeles international airport faced on to the tarmac. intense scene along the railroad tracks in north jersey. watch as a police officer struggles with a man laying on the tracks as a train sped toward him. nbc 10 news starts now. >> a couple minutes before 4:30. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm lauren mayk. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley. he has your first alert neighborhood forecast. a look at conditions right where you live. good morning, bill. >> good morning, lauryn. a quiet start, a few scattered
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clouds in philadelphia. 73 degrees. warm for this time of year. should be in the 60s right now. 70 in new jersey, the suburbs at 71 degrees. that's 73 degrees in philadelphia with some sunshine. we'll warm into the upper 70s by 9:00 this morning. a quick warmup, headed back into the 90s this afternoon. partly so mostly sunny skies. 88 degrees in the lehigh valley. low 90s for delaware, for the suburbs, for philadelphia and 90 degrees in new jersey with the exception of the shore, sunshine and 86 degrees this afternoon. i'll walk you through this hour by hour in just a few minutes. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. jessie? >> starting off on the boulevard where there's a water main repair happening at ridge avenue and also headed southbound. you can see lane restrictions there. we have those construction crews on site. only about two lanes squeezing by. every time cars go by, it looks like one lane. no big backups or delays. it is 4:30 in the morning.
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not a lot of traffic in the area. also reports of hazardous conditions in white marsh, germantown pike and may flower road. here's the schuylkill expressway. no problems or delays around the conshohocken curve, that area. 12 minutes at the most, into center city from the blue route to the vine street expressway. lauren? >> thanks, jessica. new from overnight, three teens were shot in a shootout at grays ferry. police spent the night collecting evidence and trying to piece together what happened. philadelphia police say a 16 and 17-year-old were both shot in the leg. another 16-year-old was shot in the back. all three are expected to be okay. nbc 10's monique braxton is heading to children's hospital right now where one of those teens is recovering and she'll have more information at 5:00. a new from overnight, a scare at lax causes chaos inside and outside the airport. >> hurns of people poured out

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