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overturned tractor trailer that isn't tying up anything yet. it's over in the right-hand shoulder. so traffic is still moving by on the southbound side of the turnpike at this time. traffic is not moving on the vine street expressway. we're showing all traffic diverted off to broad street exit. westbound in between the schuylkill and broad street is actually closed. watching route 422 for drive times here. no big problems or delays. that's an eight-minute trip from the schuylkill expressway from 29 to that point into the 60s. and atlantic city police officer shot in the head less than two weeks ago could get out of the hospital as soon as today. the ac police department said the officer is in stable condition and will be transferred to a lehigh facility when he's ready. he and his partner interrupted a robbery outside in the parking
garage at caesar's over the weekend. >> today, hillary clinton returns to the campaign trail after sidelined by that battle with pneumonia. >> clinton and her republican rival donald trump have released more medical information about themselves. clinton's doctor said that she's recovering from noncontagious bacterial pneumonia and take a ten-day course of antibiotics. her doctor also says that she is healthy and fit to serve as president of the united states. trump in the meantime, taped a tv show with dr. oz releasing a one-page summary of his medical records. >> detail from the colonoscopy, a scan, a heart scan. >> i feel as good today as i did when i was 30. >> no other details on the
candidate's health other than that summary that will be revealed on today's "dr. oz show." hillary clinton plans to get back on the campaign trail with a rally in greensboro, north carolina. the clinton campaign also released a letter from vice presidential nominee tim kaine health with quote, excellent health. investigators are still trying to figure out who killed a man and woman found dead night of venter, atlantic county. police found their bodies when they went to check on them in a house near monmouth avenue. they apparently died of gunshot wounds, but authorities are saying there is no continuing threat to the community. friends and family gathered for a candlelight vig to remember deja ferrer. investigators say the driver of the suv was trying to get away
from police. that accused driver faces his first court hearing in trenton. prosecutors say chandler heavyside took off as police observed him. homeowners will begin seeing a water rate hike on their bills. a surcharge is being revealed to remove potentially cancer causing chemicals from the water. according to the local newspaper, the township council voted unanimously to have the military pay for the project in full. that resolution will be mailed to the military society. the american beverage association has filed a suit to block the philadelphia soda tax expected to take effect in january. the complaint by the beverage industry along with some restaurants and consumers is that the surtax duplicates the state sales stacks.
they also say they are based on their size, not on their price. the tax amounts to 18 cents on a 12-ounce can of soda. it would fine pre-k. two nights ago in trenton, six people were shot in a span of 12 minutes. one councilman has set you up a plan to fight crime. councilman duncan harrison wants 30 new police officers, additional shots by the cameras, new high-definition cameras and 500 additional street lights. he told neighbors his plan yesterday. this is personal for harrison both his cousin and niece have been shot. and his best friend was shot and killed a few years ago. this is becoming a familiar scene for people living in trenton. police cars lining streets, officers shining flashlights in homes and businesses while they investigate. skyforce 10 was over one of the shooting scenes on tuesday.
tuesday's shootings come after a rile lent weekend in trenton that left three people dead and at least three others hurt. it's 4:35. investigators are looking into the case of a kindergartner in trenton who went to school with more than two dozen packets of heroin in his lunch box. they spotted the boy playing with what seemed to be white candy packet, but actually, it was heroin. so far, no one was charged. the city is asking the state of new jersey for a reprieve in meeting the terms of a $73 million state loan. the mayor said the city would violate the terms when it missed its deadline for the municipal utility authority. then the state could demand repayment of the loan and take over the new loan paid but may
don garden argues keeping the mua impact that it's better for the city's financial health. meantime, the ac casinos reported a 5% drop in august. that is released by gaming enforcement. internet gambling, however, was up 31% last month. figures show for year to date, total games revenues are up 2% over last year. road closed. the signs have been up for more than a year now. >> the reason? mudslides and erosion. but red tape, politics and finger pointing are also to blame. ahead, hear what's happening today in montgomery county to try to resolve that issue. also hiring spree. u.p.s. is looking to fill over 1,000 positions. ahead, hear where you can find a nice job. nice breeze blowing.
good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a check on the roads. we're starting off on 95 this morning. right around the flat bridge area. headed southbound. past that scene, we're watching a disabled vehicle right here over into the southbound side right-hand shoulder. traffic is still moving by the scene right now. you can see black and white, something you want to use caution while traveling through. also on 95, there's some construction, way up north around cottman avenue. that off-ramp is closed from 95 northbound. also in mount laurel in north dakota. there's an overturned tractor trart on the new jersey turnpike. route 73, over into the right-hand shoulder. traffic is still moving by the scene so we're not seeing any big delays because of that right
now 76 in glouster city in new jersey. you can see there are lane blocked but no problems or delays. i'll have updates on this when i come back in the next ten minutes. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. >> 20 minutes to 5:00. look at the breeze that's blowing. the flag is blowing. you can see the trees moving. that's dry area that's flood into the area. 69 degrees in allentown. a bit stronger in philadelphia. that's dry air that's going to stay with us through the day today and tonight and tomorrow. bringing the temperatures down at this hour. 69 degrees right now in philadelphia. we'll come down a bit more by 8:00. 65. and the clouds that are around this morning will be breaking the sunshine. it will warm it into the 70s this afternoon.
no sign of the 80s or 90s like we had yesterday. 64 in the suburbs. the clouds will be clearing. 62 degrees at 8:00. then the warmup begins, very low 70s at lunchtime, that's for the lehigh valley, a beautiful day. clouds are still lingering this morning but they're not going to last long. look at the 50s at 8:00 this morning. by lunchtime, middle 70s this afternoon. winds will settle down not quite as strong as it is right now. not that it's all that strong but it's just enough to bring in that dry air and make sure it arrives in new jersey, too. 68 degrees and that temperature will be dropping once the clouds clear out and a nice slow warmup. into the 70s by 2:00 this afternoon. 75 degrees. at the shore, low 70s. you can count on it starting at 10:00 this morning and right on through the rest of the day. the winds coming off the ocean helping to keep it cooler. just scattered clouds. it's going to be a gorgeous day at the shore. for delaware, you got sunshine,
too. you'll feel that drier air as well. the clouds will get out of here, 72 degrees at a2:00, just warmer at 4:00 this afternoon. i'll show you how long it's going to last with the extended 10 day on 10 when i come back. classes are cancelled for students of two of rutgers campuses. >> yeah, a power outage knocked out about electricity for about 90 buildings. next, hear where students spent the night when the lights went out. also -- >> all this that you're looking at right now, it never came through here this time of day. but there's no way to get around. >> road closed and it's been this way for more than a year. up next, hear how homeowners of a mudslide and legal wrangling are wrecking a community in montgomery county.
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county road officials plan to meet for an update on the road closure. the road is crumbling. part of the property and the homeowners from con sshohocken e suing the state. >> it's been absolutely terrible for over a year now. nobody really seems to care that's in charge. >> other residents told us the increased traffic on their streets has ruined the quality of their lives. we have new details about the leaks by russian hackers the world anti- doping agency or wada confirms the taxi on 25 athletes. 10 from the u.s. the same group of hackers released files on gymnast simone biles, venus and serena williams
and basketball player elena della don two days ago. russia's athletes were banned from competing in the olympics. police have arrested a man for a violent criminal history for setting an islamic center on fire. community tips led to the arrest of joseph schreiber. police say he set the center on fire september 11th. he's charged with arson and could face federal charges. the center made national headlines that's where omar modine worshipped. and rutgers classes were cancelled when electricity was knocked out. the university moved students out of the dorms last night, temporary housing in gyms and other buildings glp they're taking us out and i don't even know where to sleep. >> they have set up beds on
centers on the other campuses. there's going to be tons of kids laid out on the gym floor. >> there are no classes in the crook and douglas at rutgers. meanwhile, this morning, 35 people from across delaware are brand new u.s. citizens. >> they represent 22 countries. nbc10 photojournalist bruce ryan was there for their shaceremony. ♪ ♪ for majesty above the fruited plains ♪ >> the constitution and law. allegiance. ♪ america america god shed his grace on thee ♪
♪ and crown thy good >> and up to today, it's a good opportunity from where i'm from. >> i've been here for a long time, and i've been working. and it's my country now. i'm excited to become pat of the country. >> if you come to america, this is the last point of your life. everybody want to be american. i want to be american. i want to be in america. thank you. >> that's really nice. i'm a naturalized citizen myself. 15 years now. i certainly understand and appreciate what those folks are feeling. >> it means we should not take it for granted when you realize
ohio important it is. >> exactly. it's 4:48. to jessica boyington. >> jessica, what do we see in the cameras? >> we did have a vehicle on 95, not tying anything up, but coming out of the platt bridge area. just cleared things out of the way. northbound looking great as well. once you get to the northbound side of 95, to the cottman avenue area, watch for that construction. the off-ramp is closed there. with construction on the vine street expressway it was closed over the schuylkill expressway and 59. it's a little behind schedule. this time yesterday, we would have had about 25 more minutes of construction to get moved out of the way, but right now, we're hoping that it will be on or close to schedule. also watching in mount laurel, in new jersey, overturned tractor trailer. there are other vehicles involved as well. the new jersey turnpike southbound just around exit 4 which is route 73. more updates on the new jersey crash when i come back in ten.
>> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. >> ten minutes before 5:00. if you're heading out right now, we've got a cooling breeze blowing that's really made a difference this morning and it's going to keep temperatures lower this afternoon. and comfortable, too. sunny and comfortable through the afternoon. a few fair weather clouds. very low humidity. and temperatures that are normal for this time of year which means we'll be in the 70s this afternoon. heading out this evening, a touch of autumn in the air as temperatures will be cooling into the 60s during the evening hours. 69 degrees in philadelphia. this is still coming down, delaware, suburbs, lehigh valley. there's still a few clouds moving through. you'll see some of them in south jersey to start with. the clouds will not last, we'll get plenty of sunshine. pitman is 69 degrees. pemberton is 66 with lawrenceville and 70s this afternoon. not a huge warmup, part of it is
because of the wind. temperature, hovering in the 60s right now. we still have clouds as a cold front comes through the area. but clouds will clear out and we've got sunshine ahead. we're still watching julia. julia just spinning off the carolina coast. now as weakened to 35-mile-per-hour winds. no traurlonger a tropical storm. but still a named system. but expected to linco ed ted to south. it's nice and quiet. the next chance of showers for us is much farther to the west moving into nebraska and south dakota. that happens over the weekend for us. but we've got some beautiful weather before we get to the weekend. sunshine -- i never like saying that, beautiful weather before we get to the weekend. sunshine today and tomorrow. dropping into the 50s to start with. saturday will be nice. humidity not bad at all. 83, the high temperature. that's after another cool morning. it's sunday that we'll see clouds increasing.
i'm not looking at an all-day rainfall. we could have heavy downpours during the day sunday and into monday. we certainly do need it. 84 degrees, low 80s monday. we're clearing up and warming up, close to 10 degrees above normal on wednesday. 80s. upper 80s on thursday. still sunny and nice with just a few scattered clouds with no rain friday and asaturdasaturda. >>. happening today, 100,000 pounds of dirt will be loaded into allentown ppl center. it will set the stage for the professional bull rider's event. the best riders in the world will compete saturday and sunday night. showing what he really feels. >> it happened a couple days ago. we're now learning how former secretary of state colin powell thinks about both nominees now that his e-mails were hacked. here's the new part, one of them
is already firing back. also, not quite enough magic. jon dorenbos didn't win "america's got talent" but we still love him. next, hear from his unforgettable time in the hollywood spotlight. and don't forget to vote for the high school football game of the week. here are your choices call or text or call or vote. dy - when pat toomey had
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of stealing a pair of wave runners last week. take a look at the two suspects. police say these two men made off with these two wave runners and the trailer. police say it's possibly a jeep cherokee or a similar looking model. anyone with more information is asked to contact north wildwood police. it's only september, but u.p.s. is starting to prepare for the busy holiday shipping season. the company is now hiring more than 1,000 people at the willow grove facility in horsham. it's a combination of seasonal and permanent jobs. drivers and package handlers. applicants must apply online and we'll have a link at nbc10.com. from our south jersey bureau, two colleges have joined forces to ease the debt burden on college students. camden county college and rutgers announced their program
yesterday. students who earn their associate's degree from camden county college and transfer to rutgers will receive a grant for tuition. >> we've been working with rutgers in warvarious ways but students who graduate from camden community college are going to be able to move seamlessly to rutgers-camden. >> the program is only available for new jersey residents. it will be paid for families with a gross income of $60,000 or less. students in $150,000 bracket will receive discounts on tuition. well, there's still no sign of a bear that prompted a lockdown in a delaware county school two days ago. here's the picture. school authorities have been extra cautious since the black bear was spotted near there. but it has surfaced on twitter. >> is he tweeting? >> yes, for the last few days now, he or she, i don't know
mainly posted about winnie the pooh and what to do if you would encounter wildlife. the bear's account has almost 150 followers. eagles snapper jon dorenbos is in our hearts. >> he flew back last night around 1:00 this morning dorenbos tweeted a big thank you to fans. nbc10's gatlin london was in l.a. for the finale and caught up with dorenbos after the show. >> hopefully, i represented philly. i don't think i would have changed anything. i'm going to leave here with my head held high. i've actually got a huge advantage here. i'm excited to go to practice and beat the bears monday night. >> the 12-year-old singer grace van der wal was crowned the winner. she gets the $1 million prize and get this, she gets to
headline the show in vegas. i think she'll do well with that. >> i think she will, too. you know what, i don't know why we think second or third is isn't great. that's great for jon. >> jon's going to get a lot of mile och oage out of that. now for the stories we're following on "nbc10 news" at 5:00 a.m. hillary clinton is back on the campaign trail and donald trump is expected to unveil an economic plan an questions surround both candidates' well-being. and a deadly 48 hours in the city. hear what police are doing to stay ahead of homicides. and reaching out. after a nationwide shutdown left thousands of students stranded without a degree, hear what a local community college is doing to help continue their education. >> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. it's 5:00 a.m. this thursday morning. 69 degrees outside. humidity is pretty much gone. it's nice. good morning.
welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. it's going to be a gorgeous day let's get to meteorologist bill henley who has got the "first alert" neighborhood forecast. bill. >> it's a change in humidity. but there's still clouds across philadelphia. this is a live view across delaware. but those clouds are producing a few very light scattered showers with one exception. it's looking a little bit more impressive. a little heavier, now moving into cumberland county but this is tending to fall apart. you might see a sprinkle or two and it's going to be very isolated. and scattered clouds in delaware, 68 degrees right now, already clearing from the lehigh valley. 65 degrees in new jersey, those clouds will thin out. temperatures will come down this morning before they head back up. we're a little less than two hours away from sunrise. 70 degrees or just shy of it in philadelphia, it will warm into the 70s this afternoon.