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ted? >> reporter: yeah, jim and jackie, this wawa parking lot is one of the two crime scenes under investigation right now, and we actually just had to move our camera and truck position because investigators need to process a larger section of the parking lot. as you said, state police said five people were shot and one of them is now dead. >> this bullet-riddled ford expedition came in the parking lot in the wawa outside of the international airport outside of egg harbor and moments later irwin ashford said it almost hit his car. >> they almost sideswiped me coming in, and when they parked, boy, the driver was like can you please help us? can you please help us? we've been shot. the passenger was hanging from the window and like had his hand up leaning over the window. >> reporter: he says he saw four people in the suv, all wounded. sources say it appears the incident began on the nearby atlantic city expressway shortly after 3:00 p.m. with the expedition ending up at the
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wawa. new jersey state police say a fifth shooting victim was found in a car on the garden state parkway near the ac expressway interchange. one of the victims died. >> crazy. i've never -- it's -- it's sad. it's sad to even look at it is sad. it's unbelieve. a i've never seen anything like this, honestly. me personally, i'm 45. never. >> back here live outside the wawa in egg harbor township. authorities are trying to figure out what prompted the gunfire and also who was firing. what's also unclear right now are the exact conditions of the four surviving victims who were taken to atlantic care regional medical center in atlantic city. i'm told a spokesman from the new jersey state police is on his way here to the crime scene outside the wawa. we're hoping to get an update from him with new information as soon as possible. live in egg harbor township, ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. our other big story tonight, a 100-year-old philadelphia church went up in flames this
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morning. the house of worship was home to five congregations. tonight it is still an active scene in the overbrook section. nbc 10's cydney long is joining us from the church who say they are just devastated. >> reporter: they are. more than 300 parishioners worshipped here for many generations, both in the presbyterian and baptist communities. it's where they attended sunday school, went to church, got married or said good-bye to loved ones, so today's fire is a tremendous loss. >> it's just very hard to see. >> reporter: parishoners and neighbors of good shepherd united presbyterian watched in horror as nearly unstoppable flames tore through the church from the basement to the rooftop. giant black smoke could be seen for miles. josephine mack was inside with her mother and got out safely and couldn't believe their eyes. >> just blew my mind the way the smoke was twirling and coming through the floor. i panicked and helped my mom get
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out. >> reporter: four people in all including a groundskeeper were rescued and now the 300 parishioners who prayed here each week in knock. >> reporter: sherry prayed with open arms on the sidewalk. >> been aport of of our life for 19 years and to see it burn tragic. >> reporter: firefighters stopped the fire from spreading to homes behind the church. >> all of our partners with atf they are already working. doing what they do. we're here and won't be able to do the cause and origin piece until the fire is fully quenched and we're able to make it cold. >> reporter: now their hearts are heavy. >> god is a good god. >> reporter: their spirit strong and grateful. was god on your side? >> yes, because no one sufferedc 'hp'd i did e-mail the minister, pastor adams today after he spoke to us somewhat in shock this morning to ask in
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good shepherd once considered the church on the hill here may one day soon rebuild. he has yet to send us his replay. live in overbrook, i'm cydney long, nbc 10 news. to our weather now, another day when we've reached 90 degrees. a live look here at boathouse row from our melon camera. poconos, a cool way to cool off, head inside at camel back's water park. >> that would feel great. >> there is some relief on the way. >> nbc 10 meteorologist sheena par convenient with a look at what to expect. sheena? >> in the 90s again. four days in a row in the 90s since we hit the 9 the 0s last friday, but as we go through the next few days we're going to stay around 90 degrees. a live look outside center city and staying nice and dry. right now 92 degrees and by 8:00
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p.m. mid-80s and still warm around 11:00 right around 80 degrease. now, the cooldown is going to come the end of this week. if you look at the bottom of your screen you'll notice temperatures start dropping off big time especially by friday. until we get there though, we're still dealing with temperatures that feel like summer well above normal for this time of the year. average high is 84 degrees. we've been in the 90s since friday and tomorrow will still be near 90 degrees. still above normal, but finally starting to get back to around normal by the end of the week. here's your forecast for tonight. if you are out and about by about 10:30, philadelphia near 80 like i mention the and eccleston 73 and allentown 67 degrees. comfortable in allentown and by tomorrow morning maybe a little bit cool. 63 allentown and philadelphia 71 and by 8:00 a.m. atlantic city. 76 degrees, so another nice dry start to the morning. tomorrow the summer-like heat continues until the big cooldown comes. i'll show you that as well as your beach forecast. we're talking about rip currents coming up. the push for pennsylvania,
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donald trump's campaign just bought $10 million worth of tv time for his new ad that will play in nine states, including pennsylvania. >> donald trump's america, working families get tax relief. millions of new jobs created. >> the ad focuses on the u.s. economy. trump promises lower taxes, more jobs and growth for small businesses. nbc news reports trump ruled out one tax plan in the ad and has not endorsed the other. trump again tweeted about the violence in chicago. he said, quote, now that african-americans are seeing what a bad job hillary-type policy and management has done to the inner cities, they want trump, end quote. as for hillary clinton, her campaign is opening two more offices in our region in just a few minutes. pennsylvania democrats will work out of chester and bethlehem to encourage people to register before the october deadline. clinton's campaign also today rolls her plan to address millions of americans dealing with mental illness.
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clinton's proposal would focus on early diagnosis and intervention. she would also create a national initiative for suicide prevention. >> here at home, another scandal at the philadelphia district attorney's office. the girlfriends of d.a. seth williams is charged with slashing the tires on city-owned cars back in november, but there were questions about why those charges were just now filed. today williams announced the case has been passed to the delaware county d.a. to avoid a conflict of interest. williams didn't address the questions and his office had no comment. mayor jim kenney said the d.a. should face the public. >> this is a distraction. it's not my distraction. something that he'll have to talk about. >> the city says it cost taxpayers almost $1,000 to fix those slashed tires. if you live or travel near the philadelphia museum of art, you should get ready for some detours. >> all because of next weekend's budweiser made in america music festiv festival. two lanes in front of the museum of art will closed and so is
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spring garden between pennsylvania avenue and the ben franklin parkway. it's just the start of gradual road closures that will be happening the entire week. find the full list by tapping on the nbc 10 app. first alert construction alert. the strine street expressway will be closed from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 in the morning through thursday. there's another round of bridge work over the highway. throughs will take the labor day holiday weekend off and start again next tuesday. a new york casino is in atlantic city for another day looking to recruit workers there. tioga downs will hold another job fair tomorrow from 10:00 until 6:00 at the clairage hotel. they are expanding to table games and hope to hire an experienced staff there. we learned minutes ago the trump taj mahal rejected the union's latest pitch to save the casino and save jobs. this afternoon the union held a meeting with casino staff and workers say their offer was $1.3
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million more than the final offer made by owner carl icahn. the atlantic city casino is scheduled to close in october. within the last hour, the reward for information about the murder of an 8-year-old girl in camden jumped to $76,000. today would have been gabby carter's first day of third grade, but now her family is planning her funeral. gabby died last friday two days after getting caught in the middle of a gang shooting. no arrests have been made. >> it shouldn't take reward money to convince somebody to take when a little girl gets killed, you know what i mean, but hopefully it does. >> today the community offered prayers for the mother who is pregnant with another child. pennsylvania governor tom wolf says the state needs to follow in the stoot steps of philadelphia and other cities by decriminalizing small amounts of mayor wan a. today wolf said too many people are going to prison for marijuana possession and that's clogging up prisons and hurting
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families, but the governor is stopping short of endorsing legal recreational use. he signed legislation back in april legalizing a medical marijuana program. a local drug company launched a zika vaks nation. the company did its first vaccine trial in the u.s. back in june. it expects those results later this year. new at 6:00, a warning for pet owners in delaware county. three raccoons have tested positive this month alone in haverford township. they were found near lynnwood elementary, buck and bambi lanes and tenby road. owners should make sure their pets have their current rabies vaccines. next on "nbc 10 news at 6:00," a pregame protest and an nfl quarterback sits during the national anthem. today the eagles players weigh in on the controversy. and last call.
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a popular restaurant in south jersey closing its doors for good. and i'm watching a couple of tropical systems. this could mean a higher risk of rip currents as we go into your labor day weekend. i'll show you that forecast. plus a big cooldown before the weekend gets here. that's coming up next. for senate, katie mcginty or pat toomey? mcginty supports clean energy jobs. pat toomey voted to protect tax breaks for oil companies.
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a restaurant in burlington county abruptly closed its doors for good over the weekend. champ's america ann on route 73 closed saturday night. nbc 10 stopped by this morning. there are signs on the door thanking patrons. chairmans opened back in 1995. a company spokesperson says it's part of chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring that forced it to close several restaurants. the champ's in king of prussia and the fox and hound of king of prussia will both remain open. an nfl quarterback remains in the hot seat for his stance on the national anthem. colin kaepernick did not stand up for the anthem over the weekend to protest what he calls widespread racial injustice in america, and that decision, it sparked a firestorm across the country, even with the eagles players. nbc 10's tim furlong reports. >> i think people are really talking about it, having conversations about how to make change. >> reporter: colin kaepernick sure has america talking.
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knott knott. >> reporter: he also has some people burning his jersey and even letting their dogs go to the bathroom on it. his decision to sit down in protest during the anthem controversial indeed but some players in the eagles locker room argue the flag symbolizes his right to do and say what he wants even though they necessarily wouldn't have done the same. >> i support people that support their opinions, so i have, you know, no problem with it. >> i think everybody has a right, you know, to express themselves, and i think that's just what he was doing. >> reporter: some players tell me kaepernick's sit-down could cost him lots of endorsement money and while his intentions are good he's now become a distraction to his teammates. >> doing something like that he stood up for whatever he wanted to stand up for or sit down in his case and it does draw a lot of controversy. when you do something like that, let your guys know. >> reporter: police police brutality and racial inequality are very real problems and instead of ripping kaepernick maybe it's worth discussing the issues. just because a guy is a wealthy pro athlete doesn't mean he can't stand up or sit down for what he believes in. >> obviously a bold stance, and
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one that will come with a lot of criticism but a lot of times that's what it calls for. >> reporter: the nfl says standing for the anthem is actually optional for players and kaepernick will continue to sit through the anthem until he believes the flag represents all the people the way it's supposed to. at the nova care complex, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. >> one eagles player has changed his mind a few hours after he said he would sit during thursday's national anthem. myke tavarres now says he'll stand after telling espn he wanted to make a statement and follow kaepernick's lead. a dog is now getting a second chance at life changes--o at life thanks to an officer. >> she had a screw in her some and gum stuck in her mouth. she was found in the woods and said an hour later she would have died. 29-year-old pit bull is expected to recover. detectives are looking for this dog's owner.
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>> well, we hit the 90s again today. four days in a row. still above normal for this time of the year. 92 philadelphia and delaware. our pennsylvania suburbs are coming in close to 90 in some locations and cochranville is 88. malvern coming in at 90 degrees right now and chaz ford 89 degrees and a warm afternoon in warrington. ft. washington 89 and b bedminister coming in at 86 degrees. we'll stay hot and dry until thursday, and then a chance for scattered showers, maybe a thunderstorm. mostly on thursday. we could see some as early as late wednesday night, so as we go into tomorrow. philadelphia area near 90 as well as wednesday. thursday we're dropping to the mid-80s with that rain chance. pennsylvania suburbs are around 90 the next two days and sunny, and then by sunday 38 degrees with a rain chance.
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wednesday near 90 and staying dry and by thursday we have the rain chance around 80 degrees in the lehigh vale. if you're in new jersey, around 90 tomorrow and wednesday. the shore mostly around the mid to low 80s, and if you're in delaware tuesday and wednesday, around 90 degrees and staying dry and everybody has that rain chance thursday and temperatures dropping to about the mid to low 80s and an even bigger drop as we go into friday, so a cooler end to the week. those are going to be some noticeable changes, especially as we go into friday, so you will notice the temperatures dropping off. going into labor day weekend though, another thing we'll be watching aside from the cool air are the rip currents at the beaches. that's one thing we'll pay very close attention to. now, it is in part due to two tropical systems. we have one right off the north carolina coastline and the other tropical depression just south of florida in the gulf of mexico. look at the first up, tropical depression eight off the carolina coast. it could become a tropical storm and then kind of swinging back out to sea once it grazes the outer banks of north carolina.
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staying away from our area we don't expect the rain from it, but it will be affecting rip currents along our beaches in new jersey and delaware. so that would be more like the middle of this week but threat is going to start by about tomorrow. tropical depression number nine though in the gulf of mexico could become a tropical storm and could make landfall anywhere from the florida panhandle to the tampa bay area possibly as a tropical storm. that would be on thursday. cross over the state hand move into the atlantic and stay offshore from us, but the wind around this thing would then affect the rip currents for us again. this would be going into the weekend just in time for labor day weekend. if you're heading to the beaches in delaware or the jersey shore, be very cautious because we do expect a risk for rip currents by then. so we're going to start that by tomorrow. for the weekend, if you're heading to the shore for your labor day weekend, we'll take a look at a beautiful forecast for that. saturday, sunday and monday around 85 degrees. nice and sunny and uv index very high. again, be very careful of the rip currents. your ten day on 10, you see the
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big change, 84 on thursday and chance of thunderstorms, 81 on friday and 82 saturday and 84 sunday. monday looking at mid-80s and beautiful across your labor day weekend. we'll stay nice and dry and sunny an feeling like summer though right after labor day. >> i'm john bhurk at csn, a case of good news and bad news as they get one key player back from injury and another hasn't healed as quickly as they had hoped. it's all coming up next in sports.
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important offensive player from injury. the team's number one wideout jordan matthews has missed the entire preseason with a nag knee injury, but he was back on the practice field today. heel not play in thursday's preseason finale but says he's good to go for the regular season opener on september 11th. he appreciated the opportunity to get fully healthy and when the games actually count. >> coach pederson, he understands, hey, you know, you don't want to come back and be kind of, you know, 80, 70, unless you need them that day. basically the situation was the risks far outweigh the reward to rush me back just to get me reps in the preseason. he saw that and other coaches saw that. howie was extremely supportive of me being able to get my rest and make sure my knee was back 1 is hundred% and i'm ready to go and appreciate those guys being patient for me. >> the injury news not as good for rookie quarterback carson wentz. one of wentz's broken ribs is only 60% healed meaning the second overall draft pick is
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very unlikely a to play on thursday. he'll enter the season as the third string quarterback behind sam bradford and chase daniel so wentz may not see the field for a while. >> yeah. it's frustrating, you know, as all injuries are. you know, i was openly hoping to get out there one more time in the preseason. it is what it is and i'll still try to learn what i can and get ready for cleveland. >> how much do you feel like you're pushed back at all by virtue of not being able to play the last three games? >> i don't kneel it too much. it's frustrating to not get the reps, you know. the game situations, but, you know, i still feel i'm prepared so whenever the time comes i'll be ready. >> the phillies return home tonight against first place washington. it's a game that you can see on csn at 7:00. they are hoping it's the start of a dramatic turnaround for one of their rookie pitchers. jake thompson said, quote, i'm not used to this after another rough start that came last tuesday against the white sox. he allowed two home runs and seven runs in just five innings
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well, here's a look at your ten-day on 10:00. tomorrow around 90 degrees and thursday a chance of some showers and storms and mid-80s, so the cooldown starts. look at friday. 81 for the high and sunny and beautiful. your labor day weekend forecast looks fantastic, no matter what you're doing, but we'll be watching for a threat of rip currents at the beaches. >> jackie, you said it early, feels like we haven't all been together since july 4th as you did that excellent job in rio. >> thank you. >> talk about your favorite moments there. >> it's hard to have a favorite. a lot right at the top, hanging out and laughing with the final five gymnasts. how cute were they. meeting the legend randall cunningham and his daughter and
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memories for a lifetime. >> we'll see you at 11:00. good night. tonight, shockwaves as hillary clinton's closest aid huma abedin says she's separating from her husband anthony weiner. airport chaos. all out panic amid widespread rumors of an active shooter. what's going on? bracing for impact. florida on high alert as the tropical threat closes in. too little, too late. a prize move from the pharma giant over the cost of a life saving medicine, why critics say it's not enough. and a

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