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right now on "nbc 10 news today," a triple shooting in north philadelphia and two of the victims are teenagers. school's out for summer temperatures. thousands of students in our area will only have a half day because of the heat wave hitting the region. >> no question about it. the answer enters basketball immortality today. we'll tell you all about allen iverson's big day. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning and almost to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's already 82 degrees outside.
we'll be talking about the schools that are closing early because of the heat. let's get you updated on what will happen today and when we'll get a break from the heat. meteorologist bill henley has been tracking that. he has your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. suffice it to say, it will be a warm one. >> it's steamy this morning. the temperatures are warmerç tn yesterday. 82 degrees in philadelphia. 80 for the suburbs and new jersey and steaminess, you can feel it in the lehigh valley where it's 79 degrees and delaware, too. we'll see bright sunshine, about an hour away from sunrise this morning. the temperatures will cool down a little bit more by 7:00 and quickly warming into the middle 80s by 10:00 this morning. from philadelphia, 82 degrees right now. a southwesterly wind at 8 miles an hour. that's bringing in additional humidity and going to help boost our temperatures, 85 degrees. that's by 10:00 this morning. add another ten to that for the high temperature this afternoon. hitting 95 this afternoon, that's a new record high. the old one, 94 setback in 1884.
a chance of late-day showers and thunderstorms for the suburbs and the lehigh valley, a possibility has well. take a look at that with the hour-by-hour forecast. >> starting off on 95, right around naamans road, right around the delaware state line. we have an accident scene that was reported with two overturned vehicles that were involved. the accident occurred on the southbound side. i think what we just saw is the vehicle get turned back over on to the right side. it looks like they're getting that situation under control. the problem is, we've seen lane restrictions all morning in both directions. it occurred on the southbound side. lanes are trickling by there. we also have restrictions on to the northbound side. most of that northbound side traffic and the lanes have been cleared out of the way. you can see we have a tow truck right there. they'll get it car on the tow truck and move it out of the way. we're seeing delays headed southbound by the scene.
there's still police activity. it looks like that could be a fire engine in place. definitely emergency vehicles on the scene there. not totally out of the woods yet with that accident scene. updates when i come back. >> that mpg you, jenk you, jess students will be let out early today because of the school. >> matt delucia will tell us more. matt? >> kids haven't even gotten up to get to school and it's quite muggy here in spring garden. it was hot yesterday, too. you can imagine in that afternoon temperature, the sweltering heat and humidity, kids had to deal with that in the classrooms. school district leaders took the extra step for today, issuing that early dismissal. that will happen at noon. students yesterday left their classrooms quite warmer than they wanted to be. kids are still getting used to the schedules and assignments only to deal with all this heat on top of that. some schools and classrooms have air conditioning but plenty of others do not. fans are blowing on high. kids are trying to drink as much
water as possible. some parents, though, complained to us wondering why the philly school district did not take this action to dismiss early for yesterday's classes because we had temperatures up into the 90s yesterday as well. and while some parents now have to change their plans to get their kids home early, they are a little bit concerned about that, how they're going to arrange all this. it's better to be safe than sweating, they say. >> kids can't sit in a classroom like this when it's 85 in the classroom or 90 in the classroom. >> they'll be so happy, just the fact that they don't have to carry those big book bags in some of the hotter rooms, walk up and down the flights of stairs. they'll be thrilled. >> reporter: a lot of these multilevel school buildings are in the city. a lot of stairs to climb. you see on the bottom of your screen, the list of skills that are dismissing early today. in addition to the early dismissal here in philadelphia at noon, all after-school programs and sports are canceled today in the school district.
arch archdiosacin will also be dismissing early today. three people in the hospital after someone shot them in north philadelphia. >> nbc 10's deanna durante is live outside temple university hospital this morning. what can you tell us? >> we know that the three victims were brought here all in stable condition, believed to be the most serious injured, a 44-year-old man shot in the back. police tell us the scene was at 5th and erie about 1:30 this morning. all three victims were riding bikes. however, they say the 44-year-old victim may not have been with the 17 and 18-year-old victims. they also say that they believe that all three victims were shot from behind. take a look at video from the scene. you can see police working to find evidence of what kinds of gun the bullets came from and any evidence to point to a shooter or motive in this case. right now, police say they do not have that evidence, not yet.
>> we know all three victims were on bicycles riding their bike south on 5th street when the shots rang out and all three victims were struck at one time. we know 17 and 18-year-old were together and are friends when they got shot. the 44-year-old who was in close proximity to the teenagers, who was also driving his bicycle south on 5th street was not have the teenagers. >> we also know that the 17 and 18-year-old were able to bike about three blocks to one of their homes to call and get help. police are looking for surveillance video, anything that would point them in the direction of who fired the shots and why. reporting live in north philadelphia, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. in port richmond, a police chase ended with a car on two wheels and the windshield smashed after a police van rammed into it. the chase started in kensington where police say they saw a car going the wrong way down a one-way street.
then police say the woman drove straight into them. police started shooting at the car. she didn't stop until police rammed her car with their van. no officers were hurt and a woman was taken into custody. police said the car was stolen. 5:37. in berks county, parents are demanding answers after a 5-year-old was left on a school bus for nearly five hours on his first day of kindergarten. parents attended a meeting last night with school administrators and district officials. those officials admitted the bus driver did not walk through the bus after returning it to the lot even though that's protocol. the school didn't call the boys' parents to report he was absent that day. the parents of the 5-year-old says he's traumatized and cries every time he sees a school bus. >> you would think school is the safest place to be. here i found out that they forgot about our little boy. >> you have traumatized a 5-year-old kindergartener. that could have been my son.
>> the bus driver has been fired. school officials told parents they are installing new signs on buses to remind drivers to check their buses. >> a school district in omaha, nebraska, is looking into another case of a 5-year-old on a bus. he was reported missing when he didn't return home from school. the district cited the bus driver with neglect. a police officer from delaware county shot on the job seven times earlier this summer is going back to work today. 25-year-old folcroft police officer chris dorman was shot in the neck, face and shoulder in june. hisç bulletproof vest stopped four of the bullets which officials say ultimately saved his live, dante island is charged with attempted murder. he's being held on a million dollars bail. a lancaster county mother is charged with homicide in the death of her 2-month-old baby. a court document said jessica
harper placed the infant in her bed to sleep and the infant woke up not breathing. investigators say a doctor had warned her not to have the baby sleep in bed with her. but she said she would do it anyway. police say this is the second baby death involving harper. she served time in jail after a 2-month-old baby of hers died in 2011 from suffocation. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 5:39 and it is steamy. feel the humidity in cape may. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. at this time yesterday, there was rain at cape may. this morning, i few light rain showers inland. vineland, bridgeton seeing light rainfall. and egg harbor township, you're about to get a few sprinkles this morning. nothing heavy here. i'm watching more showers farther north and west. that's going to give us a possibility of late-day showers and possibly even thunderstorms as the temperatures ramp up during the day today. it will be another steamy one.
95 yesterday. we'll be in the same ballpark this afternoon. 82 degrees right now. it's warmer this morning. look at that 90 at lunch time. it will feel like 98 degrees in philadelphia. the suburbs will see sunshine to start with. the showers roll through overnight, light showers. but we could see a downtour with thunderstorms this afternoon. 2:00 and at 4:00. it will feel like it's in the upper 90s later today in the suburbs and the lehigh valley, steam heat there, too. 79 degrees now. 80 degrees at 10:00. it will feel like 85 degrees. as we go into the noontime hour and through this afternoon, even though there will be clouds and a chance of scattered shower or thunderstorm, it will feel like it's in the middle to upper 90s today. new jersey, steaminess, the showers and sunshine, a few scattered clouds and hazy, too. look at the humidity. the feels-like temperature, 96 degrees at noon. into the 90s this afternoon. it will feel like closer to 100 degrees in new jersey. at the shore, you will see sunshine there, too. showers will likely stay out of
the picture. but look at the feels-like temperature. 94 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. and delaware, sunny skies this morning. near 90 degrees at lunch time. and into the low 90s this afternoon. isolated shower or thunderstorm is possible in new jersey. a feels like temperature, 100 degrees. there are some big changes on the way. you can see that with the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. i'll take a closer look at that and the tianj10 day on 10 when back in just a few minutes. >> i don't see the overturned score on the screen. i still see flashing lights but there's movement. >> on 95. let's get you updated with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jess? >> this was here when we started our broadcast this morning around 4:30 this morning. police activity on the northbound side. we have vehicles over into the right-hand shoulder right there. so some lanes are still compromised on the northbound side. but really what we're focusing on is the southbound side.
that's where the accident actually occurred. we just had an overturned vehicle, with the tow truck just put it upright on its feet and drove away with it. that's big improvements there. this is 95 at naamans road, around the delaware state line. this isç residual delay moving through the area after those lanes just opened up. small delays but we're watching the southbound side with one lane or two lanes trickling by at a time. honoring a.i. allen iverson gets the ultimate honor fon an nba player. hear about his special night and the place where it began. look at you. we'll tell you about the sixers new facility that they're moving into today to practice.
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therthat can be serious,ere. even fatal to infants. it's whooping cough, and people can spread it without knowing it. understand the danger your new grandchild faces. talk to your doctor or pharmacist about a whooping cough vaccination today. now to an exclusive nbc 10 story. hundreds of stolen cemetery items have been recovered in atlantic county and police want to know who they belong to. runs of decorative railings, engraved stone posts and more were stolen this summer from cemeteries in mullica township, pleasantville and galloway township. a detectiveç spotted the items
yesterday outside a house owned by an antique dealer. the dealer says he had no idea they were stolen and that he bought them from a man and a woman. police want to know if you had something taken from a loved one's grave. >> if they can recognize it, who it belongs to, where it goes, we'd love to hear from you so we can put it back. the suspects are from galloway township and were likely stealing to feed drug addictions. allen iverson will officially become an nba hall of famer. he arrived in springfield, massachusetts yesterday, albeit late for his enshrinement today. he'll join greats like shaquille o'neal and yao ming. >> one of the best players ever. one you look at him from a size standpoint, it's amazing to think about the accomplishments he had on the court. >> to be recognized as one of
the best ever to play the game was just a great -- and it still is -- just a great moment. >> nbc 10's randy gyllenhall is in springfield. we'll have live reports on i've son's induction. you can also look back at some of his great moments in philly, including that crossover with michael jordan. the sixers new training complex in camden opens today. it's the largest in the nba. has been in the making for two years. complex includes full practice courts, sports medicine and player recovery units and more. vai got a tour when the complex was still under construction. the first preseason game is less than a month away. we have an update to a story we brought you yesterday. we show you this surveillance video from back in august. you see someone walking away withmenorah. look at the surveillance video taken around 3:30 yesterday
morning. a man is returning the menorah. rabbi isaackson called us to tell us about it. >> we found the menorah had been returned. we're over joyed. i'd like to thank the media, especially channel 10 who brought this out and without whose help this would obviously not have been accomplished. >> you're welcome, rabbi. rabbi isaacson says the menorah is fully intact, except for two broken bulbs, and is working. meanwhile, sentencing is scheduled for a key figure in former congressman chaka fattah's corruption case. thomas lindenfeld testified that he took out an illegal $1 million loan. to fund fattah's 2017 campaign for mayor. in june, a jury convicted fattah in the federal racketeering case that centered on that loan.
fattah faces sentencing in october. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 12 minutes before 6:00. heading out right now, tracking a few scattered showers. they've already cleared the battleship new jersey in camden. we're cleared for lots of sunshine. happening today, the heat is soaring, near record heat this afternoon. in fact, if we hit 95 which is my forecast for today, that will break the record which has been on the books since 1884 of 94 degrees. steamy afternoon. we could see pop-up showers and thunderstorms. we will likely see it in the lehigh valley. can't rule it out in philadelphia, too. we are getting this morning, a warmer start. 80 degrees in wilmington. 82 degrees in philadelphia. look at trenton at 80 degrees.ç these are all running above yesterday's level. it's 9 degrees warmer in philadelphia and up by 12 this hour in mount holly. it will be a hot, humid afternoon. the heat index, 100 degrees for philadelphia. we'll cool down tonight. won't get really cool but the
temperatures will drop and they'll be back into that high heat again tomorrow. this is tomorrow afternoon, saturday afternoon at 2:30. look at the triple digits for voorhees, woilmington. by sunday, a refreshing breeze will be blowing and afternoon temperatures in the 80s. a couple more days and we're out of it. the showers we're tracking move through pennsylvania. the last few light showers in new jersey. very light showers in cumberland and atlantic counties. bridgeton saw a few of the rain drops as well as millville. those showers won't last long. this afternoon we could see more showers and possibly thunderstorms as it heats up. it's more likely in pennsylvania than in south jersey. the showers to the west by 2:30. 5:00 into the lehigh valley and some of the suburbs. the early evening hours is when we could see isolated showers popping up in gloucester or camden county. not an all-day rainfall but we could see cooling showers later
on. it will stay steamy for the next couple days. 95, you new record high. 95 again tomorrow. a nice breeze blows on sunday. cooler for monday, tuesday, not bad either. 63 in the morning. 85 in the afternoon. another warm day on wednesday. a good chance we'll see showers, possibly thunderstorms on wednesday and another chance with some cooler air late next week on saturday, up to 87 degrees with showers and thunderstorms breaking on sunday. it will be warmeren is afternoon, up to 84. vai? >> bill, weather looks much improved for next week. speaking of improved, the situation looks much better on 95 or are my eyes deceiving me? >> they look better, vai, around naamans road, the delaware state line. we had an earlier accident involving two overturned vehicles that tied things up on the southbound side and the northbound side. the accident occurred on the southbound side. you can see that right over
here. another truck in place but all of that problem on the northbound side seems to have cleared out of the way. on the southbound side, we still are dealing with lane restrictions. the vehicle that was overturned has been pushed out of the way and we're good to go there. we still are watching a lane or two block on the southbound side. we're watching a road obstruction on bryn mawr avenue and southwood bin avenbine aven. revel's re-opening put on hold. ahead, we'll tell you why the troubled atlantic city casino hit another snag in its plans to open up again. here's your high school blitz game of the week. your winner, la salle at malvern prep, beating out penn ridge at perkiomen valley. be sure to watch full highlights tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00.
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42 freeway around route 41. probably expecting a lighter of a commute this morning because it's a friday. we'll keep you updated. we'll check back in with 95 when i'm back around the 6:00 hour. we'll see you then, jessica. new details about the re-opening of the revel casino in atlantic city. developer glenn straub says the opening will be delayed by another six months over landscaping. straub went before the casino reinvestment development authority yesterday to get final approval to re-open. straub tells nbc 10 he got the go-ahead on all the crucial items except the landscaping plans. straub walked out of the meeting. the authority moved along with the meeting and said a vote on the application will happen on september 20th. and tomorrow the willow grove naacp and the abington township police department will encourage their kmooin commucom come together. >> over the past two decades the naacp and police department have
worked together to foster communication between community members and the officers. tomorrow they will re-affirmç their pledge of cooperation. we talked to the police chief about how important it is for the two groups to work together to help the community feel safe. >> we all know that citizens are reluctant to come to the police to complain about the police. and this agreement establishes guidelines where they can go to the naacp or other leaders in the community and have them come to us as their ombudsman, if you will, to hand that'll complaint. >> tomorrow's event will feature police demonstrations, food and music. this morning we're learning about the results of a rescue operation in the french alps. >> we'll tell you about the overnight developments as crews worked their ways to tourists trapped in a cable car. plus, dealing with the heat wave. we'll have an update on the local schools dismissing early today because of steamy temperatures. you're watching "nbc 10 news today." a live look at the city.
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early dismissal today. students in our area are getting a half day because of steamy temperatures. >> dangerous ride. police are looking for the gunman who shot three people on bicycles overnight. and rescue crew s rescue passengers stranded in cape cars over the french alps. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. schools adjusting their plans this morning. all philadelphia public andç catholic schools will have early dismissal at noon. the same can be said for reading schools, camden and trenton schools will also close early. we have a complete list of school-related dismissals running at the bottom of y