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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 of the airport, some on to the
tarmac when rumors spread about an active shooter. it started when some travelers heard loud noises and thought it was gunfire. they are investigating the source of the noise. flight operations were delayed. they were resumed after about 30 minutes as passengers had to be rescreened. a similar scene at jfk in new york, police rushed to the terminals after there were reports of shots fired. loved ones and neighbors are grieving for a toddler that was hit and killed by a car in west philadelphia. >> the little boy was visiting his grandmother on merion avenue last night. the child was on the sidewalk when he darted in between two parked cars andç out into open traffic. a woman driving her white chevy trailblazer apparently was unable to see the boy and to stop in time. the cousin told us the neighborhood has had problems with heavy traffic and kids playing close to the street.
>> there's a sign right there. it says drive careful, philly speed limit. there's a lot of children on the block. that don't mean nothing. a lot of people are flying up this block all the time. we have kids out here. it's dangerous. >> there is no indication that the driver was speeding. police said she's cooperating with the investigation of what they are calling an accident. it's 4:32 and 73 degrees outside. also in philadelphia, three people are recovering from a car accident in port richmond that may have involved street racing. the car went off the road near cumberland and richmond streets yesterday. two kids, 11 and 15 woodhaven road passengers. investigators said the other car involved did not stop. we spoke to a neighbor who told us this kind of thing happens all too often. >> we go fishing here all the time. that's a problem. a lot of racing here. cars have to stop this. really, really got to stop this. >> police officers are checking out the driver for possible
street racing and dui. no charges in the case. an off-duty trenton police officer shot and kill a man at a party saturday night. >> witnesses said he got into a dispute at the party in trenton and shot his own brother in the hand during a scuffle. authorities said that's when the off-duty officer grabbed the gun away, took out his own weapon and shot. a friend told us it didn't have to happen. >> mind frame. i'm going to aid my brother. you have a gun at the back of my brother's head. i have to stop that. i have to. >> his friends are demanding a full investigation. police have not identified the officer and they haven't commented on his job status. happening today, congressman and health experts will take questions from citizens concerning their drinking water contamination in montgomery county. congressman brendan boyle, pat meehan and michael fitzpatrick will co-host a panel discussion
at hatboro horsham high school. officials are testing the water from homes and wells in the area. a casino job fair that starts today at claridge hotel. tioga downs is doing the hiring. they are looking to fill a variety of full and part-time positions with experienced personnel. police in rehoboth beach are responding after social media went crazy over the arrest of a mom who left her kids home alone to go on a dinner run. she was arrested earlier this month when she left her children at their vacation rental to go pick up dinner. she was gone about 45 minutes. a witness called them after seeing a 9-year-old and 8-year-old running into the street after their dog. rehoboth pd offered up this response. the officers of the rehoboth beach police department wear the badge with pride as a symbol of justice with emphasis on moral and ethical decisionmaking. this case was no different.
there's no minimum age for legally leaving children home alone. the state says it will investigate reports of children 12 and under who are left alone. students at a local college are planning to pack their bags next year and head to rio in a ç history-making trip. take a look. this is video of the moment when from freshmen at cedar crest college in allentown found out they would be going to rio next fall. very excited. an estimated 150 of the 180 students from the freshman class will go to study and serve there. this is the school's first class that will goes so a group on the eight-day sophomore trip. the eagles regular season roster is shaping up with the deadline for final cuts coming up on sunday. >> right now it looks like jordan matthews, nelson agholor, josh huff, dorial green-beckham will be the receivers. they cut rueben randle and chris
gibbons yesterday. as for the guy throwing the ball, sam bradford was impressive saturday night over the colts. completed 89% of his passes and led four scoring drives. >> to execute the way we did, it was nice. i was happy with the communication up front at the line of scrimmage. i thought our tempo in and out of the huddle was really good again, getting to the line quickly. overall, i thought the execution was great. it's obviously something we can build on moving forward. >> bradford and the birds are a perfect 3-0 in preseason. carson wentz may play in the eagles preseason finale. he's missed two games with a hairline rib fracture. >> he's still a bit sore. we'll monitor that and make sure he's rested here in the next couple of days. i don't want to jeopardize him by any stretch of the imagination there but at the same time, if he's ready to go, he'll play.
>> offensive coordinator frank reich said wentz looked good in his preprogram warm iup indianapolis. the eagles host the jets in the preseason finale on thursday night. you can only see it right here on nbc 10, your official eagles station. our live coverage from the linc begins at 6:30. barely a second to spare. >> check out this video showing a new jersey transit officer struggling to get a guy off the train tracks. ahead, see what happened as the train speeds towards them. also, reaching out for the african-american vote. ahead, find out where donald trump will be making his latest pitch for that support. ,$88doooooorw
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main repair. only one lane getting by. not a lot of cars on the roads because of how early it is this morning. we're not seeing major delays but a slowdown by the scene. we're taking out that right-hand shoulder, right-hand lane as well. one lane getting by. the northbound side right now completely unaffected by that. we're not seeing any big delays on the boulevard this morning because of that water main repair. we'll keep checking back with you as well. construction over the delaware memorial bridge. both directions close, not seeing any delays there. 295 or into the new jersey turnpike. we'll keep you updated. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 20 minutes before 5:00. a live view from narberth, pennsylvania. check out the flag, bearly moving. there's very little wind around this morning. the temperatures have been coming down overnight with mostly clear skies. a few scattered clouds at philadelphia international. 73 degrees. we'll see a lot of sunshine, very similar to what we had over
the weekend which means it will be another hot afternoon. this morning, 70s to start with, into the 80s later this morning and near 90 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. but the good news is, we'll see a little bit of northwesterly wind. dry air that will keep the humidity in check this day, kind of like what we had this weekend, too. 70 degrees in the suburbs. 78 at 10:00. then it's into the 80s this afternoon. the humidity dropping later today. it's going to make for a more comfortable day tomorrow. the lehigh valley, plenty of sunshine as well. 70 now. once the sun is up, it will be a quick warmup to near 80 degrees later this morning and into the 80s this afternoon. sunshine will be nice and bright, new jersey closer to the 90 degree mark for most of interior nj nng. 80 degrees at 10:00. those same northwesterly winds light enough to keep the humidity in check for new jersey. at the shore, 23450 the low 80s this afternoon. after starting in the 60s and heading into the 70s, by lunch time, 82 degrees and then it hangs in the low 80s.
a southwesterly wind at the shore will warm things up right on the beach today. delaware, sunny skies and near 09 degrees this afternoon. a pleasant start, the humidity is high this morning. it will be dropping this afternoon with the same light northwesterly winds. 88 this afternoon. topping out in theç very low 9 today. there's cooler weather ahead. you may have noticed it with the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. that's one seven day for each part of our area. take a closer look at the cooldown. and more expected rain when i come back. the video you're about to see could easily be part of a real action movie. >> watch as a police officer wrestled with a man as the train headed right toward them. >> also, a chance to witness history. next, meet the camden county monsignor who heads to rome
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a new jersey transit officer is being hail aid hero this morning. >> check out this video released yesterday. officer victor ortiz pulled the man out of the path of a speeding train. officers say the man laid on the tracks on purpose. officer ortiz is a 16-year member of the transit police. officials say his actions are a reminder of the daily sacrifice from members of the force every time they put on their uniform. mexican superstar, songwriter and singer juan ç b gabriel died yesterday. he was known hr his lofor his w
outfits and love songs. he was 66. donald trump will visit detroit on saturday to reach out to african-american voters. the republican presidential nominee plans to speak at a predominantly black church in the heart of the city. democrats and others have criticized trump for asking for african-american votes in front of mostly white audiences. >> yesterday donald trump tweeted that he'll speak about where he stands on immigration wednesday in arizona. on "meet the press" yesterday, the head of the republican national committee outlines what he thinks trump will say. >> you're not going to have a pathway to citizenship with donald trump. that's off the table. there's no method by which someone is here illegally that is going to become a citizen and jump the line as hillary clinton wants to do. >> last week trump said he could
soften his stance on immigration. up to then, he promised to deport an estimated 11 million people living in the u.s. illegally. yesterday, donald trump hosted a debate preparation meeting at his home in north jersey. sources said former fox news chair roger ailes, former new york mayor rudy giuliani and new jersey governor chris christie were all there. the first presidential debate is scheduled for september 26th. governor christie was in northeast philadelphia yesterday for the city's gop annual clam bake. our cameras caught the governor walking into the event. that's what we do. the event featured seafood and live music. hillary clinton's running mate will focus on pennsylvania for two days. tim kaine is scheduled for erie and lancaster tomorrow. on wednesday, he'll head to the lehigh valley. he well atte--
colin kaepernick is defending his right not to stand and join his team during the anthem. people across the country are outrage. one fan even burned his jersey. kaepernick said he'll stay seated until he feels injustices in the united states have been corrected. >> i'm going to continue to stand with the people being oppressed. to me, this is something that has to change. when there's significant change and i feel that flag represents what it's supposed to represent and this country is representing people the the way it's supposed to, i'll stand. >> kaepernick's colt said his decision to sit during the anthem is, quote, his right as a citizen. now it's your turn to join the conversation. do you agree with him? talk to us about it on social media. our twitter addresses are right there on your screen. a camden county monsignor will leave for italy this morning to witness history. >> he's going to watch mother
teresa become saint teresa. for monsignor michael manion, she was a friend and mentor. her teachings still motivate him today. next sunday, pope francis will canonize mother teresa for her good works and miracles. >> how can i take that and pay it forward spiritually so it makes the difference in the life of another. that's really what it's all aboutç. >> he spent four years living in calcutta and knew mother teresa for 28 years. time now 4:49. let's get a check of traffic this morning. >> first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. where are you watching, jessica? >> we're still watching the boulevard, lauren and tracy. there's water main repair heading around ridge avenue. all traffic approaching the schuylkill expressway may be affected. the northbound side completely unaffected right now. we do have some road signs out here, some repair crews blocking off the right shoulder and the
next lane over. one lane getting by so far this morning. on the boulevard right around ridge avenue and approaching the schuylkill expressway. good news if you typically take the vine street expressway. completely open both ways between broad street and the schuylkill. you'll be good to go there and here's 422. still in the green as well. and eastbound drive time from 29 to the schuylkill, just 8 minutes there. no problems heading westbound. more updates when i come back in ten. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> ten minutes before 5:00. a clear view of cape may from the marina this morning. plenty of sunshine at the shore and it will be in the 80s this afternoon. looking for warmer temperatures inland areas will get closer to the 90 degree mark this afternoon. 71 degrees right now in delaware. philadelphia, 73. some of the cooler readings are coming from interior new jersey at 68 degrees right now. but look at coil field, down to 64. 71 in audubon and cinnaminson.
florence at 70 degrees this morning. a quick warmup with lots of sunshine and humidity that will make it feel hotter this afternoon. the philadelphia area, 1:00, 88 degrees. near 90 degrees by midafternoon with the higher humidity, it will feel like 94. similar humidity conditions that we saw yesterday. but there's a nice change on the way. already seeing a forecast of northwesterly winds for today. that's dry air that's going to bring the humidity levels down, heading into tomorrow. for today, we could really use some rain coming down. not going to happen. scattered cloud at best, the next chance of widespread showers will come from this little bit of activity that's moving into the dakotas. that is a cold front that's going to arrive here on thursday. that will be our next chance of some serious showers in the area. but for today, mostly sunny. 91 degrees this afternoon. another day into the 90s today. and close to 90 tomorrow afternoon. tuesday, partly so mostly sunny skies. high of 89 after a cooler
morning. 70 to start with. 91 degrees on wednesday, then upper 80s with a chance of some showers and thunderstorms on thursday. that is our chance for some wet weather. by friday we're drying out. look at the temperatures. the humidity comes way down, so the temperatures will be lower friday and this coming weekend. 83 degrees on saturday. and lots of sunshine again on sunday with just a few scattered clouds. a high of 85 degrees. beautiful weather ahead. by the end of the weekend, we're looking at warmer temperatures for monday and tuesday and wednesday, back into the low 90s. ladies? >> streets practically turned into rivers in cincinnati after flash flooding. up to 5 inches of rain fell in some places. schools canceled classes today because of the damage caused by that storm. today a team of scientists is sharing what they learned about their mars simulation. the six men and women spent last year living life as if they were on the red planet theyç lived a biodome on the rugged slope of
a volcano in hawaii. this was the longest ever nasa mission to understand how a year-long deep space mission would affect astronauts. >> when they talked to her family, there was a 20-minute delay because they say that is what it would be like. two pilots from new jersey were arrested just before takeoff. >> next at 5:00, we take a closer look at what they're accused of doing before an international flight. also next -- ♪ wedding surprise. next, phone unite how one of the biggest names in country music ended up at a wedding in philadelphia over the weekend. you love summer
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let's check in with the actual pa turnpike. looks great. not worried about construction now. nothing setting us back. 22 minutes westbound and eastbound from route 1 to valley forge. speeds also still into the 60s. updates for you on more construction spots and we'll check in with the boulevard when i'm back at 5:00. four minutes before 5:00 right now. the parking garage at 8th and arch in center city is re-opening after a major renovation. maybe you've noticed çparcade 8th. it has funky exterior lights. the city spent $30 million to renovate that garage. here's a live look at eakins oval near the philadelphia museum of art. two lanes of traffic are now closed. more road closures will happen during the week leading up to the festival starting on saturday. tap the nbc 10 app for a list of
closures. this is video from last year's made in america festival. musical acts this year include rihanna and coldplay. arcadia university in glenside is holding an annual day of service. hundreds of freshmen will fan out to regional organizations as part of their fall orientation. they'll prepare meals for the homeless, pack food donations at philabundance and care for animals at the spca. nearly 5,000 runners are resting their feet. >> yesterday morning philly's 10k started at eighth and south street. participants finished at 5th and pine. we spoke to some of the racers. >> we're in the middle of training for a marathon right now. we thought this was a good option to incorporate our training. >> i do them all. i'm an average runner. they're usually kelly drive, martin luther king drive. it gets boring going the same
route. running through the streets of philly is a lot different. it's cool. very cool. >> a portion of the registration fees will support the american heart association. fairmount park con vervancy and other charity groups. not many people can say a country superstar sang at their wedding. >> newly weds from delaware county can. take a look. ♪ he said someday i hope you get the chance to live like you were dying ♪ >> can you imagine that being your wedding? >> no. >> tim mcgraw serenaded lisa white and paul getz during their wedding saturday on center city. the father of the bride arranged the surprise during the father/daughter dance, mcgraw came out on stage and sang. he stuck around, performed a few other hits and posed for pictures. >> we need to find out what that dad did. i'm guessing you can't just call up. >> they got really great wedding
photos out of it. >> they sure did. more of the stories we're following on nbc 10 news at 5:00. right now on "nbc 10 news today," teenagers shot. the search is on for suspects overnight in philadelphia as violence and sent at least three teens to the hospital. pilots arrested a flight crew from south jersey that never got off the ground after officials overseas claimed they were drunk before their international flight. and missing rings. a woman needs your help finding these family heirlooms. they date back several generations. >> nbc 10 news starts now. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 5:00 a.m. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley with the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. how's it look? >> it's looking good. it will be another sunny and hot day today. this morning, the temperatures have dropped down and are cooling off. they're not going to come down a whole lot more. 71 degrees right now in the
suburbs. philadelphia is at 73 degrees and even 70 degrees inç new jersey. the lehigh valley, you'll see sunshine today. it will get close to the 90 degree mark. the warming begins this morning. by 10:00, 82 degrees and into the upper 80s this afternoon. and delaware, you'll see sunshine as well. clear skies right now. you can see the city lights are on. the temperature into the low 80s. that's by 9:00 this morning. afternoon temperatures in the low 90s for delaware, the suburbs, philadelphia, even at the shore, it will be a warm one, 86 degrees. mostly sunny skies. a look at the day hour by hour when i come back with the futurecast. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> thanks, bill. we're actually watching construction over in blackwood, new jersey right now. hughes landing road is closed from lower landing road to the black horse pike.