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today, saturday scorcher. this is a live look at the cape may marina. temperatures will soar into the mid 90s across the area today, somewhat cooler along the coast. back on the job and all smiles. folcroft police officer christopher dorman is patrolling streets right now for the first time since he was shot seven times. and honoring the answer. 11-time all-star sixers great allen iverson is now in basketball's hall of fame and he says the fans helped make it all possible. and good morning, everyone, welcome to nbc 10 news today, i'm ted greenberg. thank you so much for being early with us.
we will see another day of high heat and humidity. let's get right to meteorologist krystal klei for a look at our nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. it's humid out there again. >> you're exactly right. it's september and we're well into september now but it does not feel like it as we get into our afternoon hours. morning time already a little soupy out there, it's going to be a humid day as we move through your saturday. so we've got some good news in sight, sunday will be a different forecast. today, though, i maybe suggest some of the indoor activities, a little shopping maybe in the afternoon. we are also looking at near record temperatures. yesterday broke a record for heat in areas like atlantic city at the airport as well as here in philadelphia, trenton, wilmington. so the heat has been on for several days now and that will continue today. we're also talking about the potential for some very isolated showers popping up as we move overreaction night, early on into sunday, but aside from that the forecast looking pretty dry for us.
here is your temperatures right now, we're sitting at 74 degrees in pottstown, if i will fill 78 degrees, lancaster 74, actually, a lot of 70s on the board, atlantic city 77. we just saw that live look outside cape may, they're sitting at 78 degrees currently that temperature. mostly that on shore wind that's picking up along the coastline bringing 5 to 15 mile per hour winds lighter further inland, not going to assist with getting rid of the moisture just yet. a cold front will help with that. we will talk more about that cold front and the big effect it has on today versus tomorrow's forecast. >> we will see you in a few minutes. as you make weekend plans make sure you have the free nbc 10 app. you can get weather alerts and see the ten-day forecast right on your smartphone or tablet. 5:02. new this morning a police car involved in this crash in trenton. it happened around 1:30 at the intersection of north trenton avenue and popular street.
the police car appears to have collided with another car. there's no word yet on what led to the accident. luckily no one was hurt. two people are in the hospital after an armed standoff with police in west philadelphia. police responded to a call about a woman screaming on south millick street yesterday afternoon. officers were talking to the woman when they say a man started shooting at them from the back of the house. the woman who was shot in the arm ran to a neighbl3nurj home. >> all down the street she was and then they called for backup and everybody came up the alleyway and up the block. >> the armed man retreated to the basement with two other adults and four children barricaded inside the house. situate officers went into the home and brought the man out on a stretcher, he was shot in the leg. police say the victim, the shooter, may be related. this morning a woman is facing charges after police say she tried to run over an officer with a stolen jeep in kensington
on thursday, erika avila began driving straight towards police on east clearfield street, an officer fired shots hitting avila in the hand. she eventually drove off, eventually hitting a concrete barrier before crashing into a police van. no officers were hurt. avila is charged with dui, aggravated assault and other offenses. back on the job. christopher dormen, officer dorm man is wrapping up his first shift this morning since he was shot seven times in the line of duty. despite his injuries the folcroft officer was out of the hospital just four days later. forman vowed that day he would return to work and just two months later he fulfilled that promise. nbc 10 was followed dorman's journey the entire way and jim friedman was there as dorman was recognized for his bravery and prepared for work. >> on friday, june 24th, 2016, members of the folcroft borrow police department received a
report. officer christopher dorman was first to respond. the suspect struck officer dorman on the back of his head. the suspect then produced a firearm and discharged the firearm at officer dorman. >> i'm shot in the face. i'm shot in the face. >> striking officer dorman a total of seven times. >> through my nose and it came out along my cheek, one in the front of my vest, one to the back of my vest, two to the back of my right leg, two to my right hip and a graze wound on my lower leg. >> that entire ride was a ride of preparing for the worst. >> i'm very lucky. >> the delaware county district attorney's office also awards officer christopher dorman the order of merit for heroism and for bravery. >> no matter what the call s you
know, treat it as something serious could happen, just a simple call and turned out to be what it was. >> it's hard to believe being shot seven times someone is talking about t let alone coming back to work a couple months later. >> i wanted to get back to work as soon as i could. if i could have gone back that night i would have. >> police charged this man, dante island, with attempted murder in dorman's shooting. he is in jail awaiting his next hearing. officer dorman's first shift ends in an hour from now. ahead at 5:30 we take a closer look at his return to work. a pennsylvania state trooper who was shot and wounded in the line of duty plans to sue the alleged gunman and the suspect's parents. trooper alex douglas spent months in the hospital after the 2014 ambush outside the blooming grove barracks in the poconos. eric fareed was arrested for the shooting, he is also charged with killing trooper brian dixon. freed hid in the woods for almost 50 days before u.s.
marshals found him in monroe county. he is awaiting trial. atlantic city's trump taj mahal is taking the steps needed to officially close next month. carl icahn's management team filed for a petition to close the casino. it allows them to wind down table games, disconnect slot machines and make other moves to shut down. the ownership announced it would shut down after negotiations with the largest casino union stalled. icahn says the taj will close on october 18th. allen iverson shares the love. >> philly fans -- >> the heat ahead, hear what he said about those who cheered him on to basketball immortality. also heat and high hopes, the first alert forecast calls for a saturday scorcher. next hear from jersey shore
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it is all about the heat for your saturday. we felt it the last couple days. no different today. let's take a look at those temperatures. in white is the actual temperature, in red the feel like temperature. brace yourself for these numbers. we are at 78 degrees 5:10 in the morning. as we move into your afternoon quickly picking up those numbers. by 10:00 a.m. 84, noon, 89 and there we go, we will move to the mid 90s in the afternoon, feel like temperatures above 100 degrees. i'm expecting those feel like temperatures picking up to 104 by the peak afternoon hours in philadelphia. the average high at this point in the year is 80 degrees. so we are looking much hotter
than what is typical. looking at parts of the suburbs here, also 73 degrees with those clear skies this morning, we will be at 76 as we kick off at 8:00 a.m. as we move into your afternoon low mid 90s in parts of the pennsylvania suburbs with feel like temperatures close to 100. even along the shore it will feel hot although better off than what we've been seeing here. 82 at 10:00 a.m. as we move into the afternoon staying in the low to mid 80s. mostly sunshine, scattered clouds along the shoreline and feeling like the upper 80s for those afternoon feel like temperatures. we will talk more about the big drop in temperatures, though, for your sunday coming up. let's go to the jersey shore. businesses there are hoping for a boost this weekend despite the heat. here is a live look at cape may. the threat of hermine turned much of labor day weekend into a bust. we found people who scrapped their plans last weekend on the beach in north wildwood yesterday. some hotels are also sold out after dealing with cancellations
or guests leaving early over labor day weekend. tonight it will be the scorching sun facing beachgoers. >> it hurt a lot of businesses on the island which just makes these next few weekends that much more important for us. >> in beach haven many folks are finding smaller beaches and rugged terrain, waves fueled by hermine washed away a lot of that sand last weekend. preventing a hot weather tragedy. this summer 28 children have died in hot cars. next hear what police say every parent should do to assure no child is left locked inside. when it comes to risking social security on the stock market... pat toomey wrote the book.
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today. a florida father is charged with aggravated manslaughter after his young son died in a hot vehicle. police say troy whittaker was supposed to take his son and daughter to school yesterday morning. he dropped the girl off then went home, hours later he got back into his truck, went to the grocery store and then discovered his 23 month old son in the back as he took out the grocery bags. whittaker told detectives he thought he had taken his son to preschool. new research finds the number of children left to die in hot cars has surged this year. experts say even when children survive they can be left with severe brain damage. this three-year-old boy was forgotten in a hot car for more than an hour, he suffered six strokes and has spent the past year learning how to eat and walk again. >> the public is quick to judge and say what a horrible parent this must have been to leave your child and forget them in the vehicle. the reality is that no one's brain is immune to this type of
failure. >> so far this year nearly 30 children have died in hot cars, double what it was last year at this time. police have a tip to prevent hot car deaths. put an item in the back seat like a briefcase or your cellphone to force you to look in the back seat. also keep your car doors locked when parked so kids can't get inside without your knowledge. a cellphone may have triggered this car fire in florida. the owner of this jeep cherokee says it exploded in his driveway this week. the cause still under investigation but the owner thinking his new samsung galaxy note 7 smartphone could be to blame. samsung and the government are warning customers to turn off their galaxy note 7s and not use them after at least 35 reports of lithium ion batteries exploding. thursday the faa warned anyone who flies keep that phone turned off in flight. do not charge the batteries on
board and don't put it in a checked bag. samsung insists safety is a top priority and it is rushing replacement phones to market. well, tomorrow marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. ceremonies to honor the victims will be held here in our area and across the nation. the remembrance events began in washington, d.c. yesterday. members of congress gathered on the steps of the capitol to remember the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives in the attacks. the lawmakers prayed and sang god bless america. the new york stock exchange also honored the victims with a moment of silence ahead of the opening bell to begin trading yesterday morning. the world trade center attack happened just blocks from wall street and the stock exchange was closed for several days following the tragedy. vice president joe biden will commemorate the anniversary here in philadelphia. he is scheduled to participate
in a ceremony at lincoln financial field before tomorrow's eagles/browns game. biden will join 120 first responders in holding the american flag during the national anthem. we will begin by taking a look at your neighborhood temperatures this morning. we are already at 78 degrees in philadelphia, not a ton of cooling that he have we've seen. lehigh valley 76 degrees, possibility of seeing some fog early this morning there as we have seen scattered showers roll by. 72 in parts of the pennsylvania suburbs and 78 degrees along the jersey shore. let's talk your neighborhood temperatures into philadelphia, looking at somerton 73, bustleton 78 degrees, holding on to 80s in the right in the heart of downtown philly, in center city 81 degrees, society hill 81, 80 that temperature in graduate hospital. you're seeing 80s and mid to
upper 70s west mt. airy 78 degrees the current temperature. wide view shows us active as you go further along to the west, st. louis, tracking near chicago seeing a lot of shower activity and those thunderstorms. you move farther along to the east, not a lot going on in our neck of the woods but we did have some showers move by last night right around parts of the lehigh valley through reading as well as allentown. that's all starting to move out now to the northeast, not going to be affecting much of our viewing area, but we are seeing those showers in the vicinity and we have the moisture out there, it's humid as we kick off your saturday. it has been the last few days. the problem with that is when you're humid and you're hot it feels much hotter than it truly is and it's a lot more rough on the the body. that heat advisory is in place through 7:00 tonight across our entire area. more 90s is what we're looking at as we move along here.
91 wednesday, 95 thursday and friday, today we're forecasting the high up to 96 degrees with that drop to 86 sunday. much more comfortable tomorrow than today if you've been itching to get outdoors and do something i'd say hold off until tomorrow. the red is the feel like. a lot of triple digits here. feels like 101 somerton. west chester sitting at 92 degrees feeling like the upper 90s. lehigh valley up to 100, easton with 94 the actual temperature and allentown at 93 degrees. good mix of clouds and sunshine out there today. tonight into early sunday morning possibility of isolated showers although, again, most of us staying dry. triple digit feel like temperatures in new jersey. 85 the temperature for long port, stone harbor 84, better off along that shoreline. we are looking at the temperature forecast at 93 this afternoon in smyrna.
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5:23 on your saturday morning. a sticky 78 degrees here at nbc 10 as we take a live look at boathouse row where the lights are green for tomorrow's eagles season home opener. today expect a hot day with temperatures in the mid 90s across the region with lots of humidity. not quite as hot at the shore. sixers legend allen iverson is officially enshrined in the basketball hall of fame. he was inducted during a ceremony in massachusetts last night. he was recognized for his 14-year career. during that time iverson was an
11-time all-star. in 2001 he was named league mvp and led the sixers to the nba finals. in his acceptance speech iverson thanked his philly faithful. >> my relationship with the fans in philadelphia is like no other. thank you and thank you all for the support over the years. y'all let me grow. y'all let me make my mistakes. never jumped off the bandwagon. continued to support me like true fans are supposed to. >> he also thanked a bunch of other people including his family and former sickers coach larry brown. the class of 2016 included shaquille o'neal. ming and sheryl swoopes. olympic soccer player and burlington county native carli lloyd tweeted ai. her post said congrats to allen iverson. you were by far my favorite to
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christopher dorman is back on the streets of folcroft borrow just three months after he was shot seven times. highlights from the gridiron, the nbc 10 blitz is on, see how your school's team fared in football action across the area. and still summer in the city. temperatures across the entire area are flirting with record highs yet again as heat and humidity are building. bloorng, everyone, welcome back to nbc 10 news today, i'm ted greenberg. just about 5:30 on this saturday morning. let's get right to meteorologist krystal klei with our nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. getting ready to sweat again, krystal. >> so very true. it's not enough that we're talking temperatures near or breaking records, then you have to throw in the humidity making those feel like temperatures unbearable as we move into the afternoon for september. these are your feel like temperatures right now, we are at 81, what it feels like
outside in philadelphia, temperatures are actually more so in the upper 70s. it's feeling hotter already than it truly is. coatesville a little better off sitting at 73, 76 the feels like in allentown, a lot of 70s as we move into new jersey as well. trenton broke a record for heat yesterday, today 74 for the feel like this morning and atlantic city also broke a record for heat, currently feeling like 78 degrees. we had records breaking all over the place. here is a look at your radar and satellite map, not a lot going on anymore. we did see showers that moved through allentown, low lying fog is possible early on this morning. the potential for showers because the rest of today is looking sunny to mostly sunny with scattered clouds moving in and out through the day. as we move tonight into early tomorrow we could see some spot showers. there is a look at your temperature versus your feels like temperature in the red. above 100 for the feels like, that starts at