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i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. it is cool outside. let's begin with meteorologist krystal klei. >> it's time for the official first day of fall next thursday. the lehigh valley, the pennsylvania suburbs, currently at 60 in philadelphia. 52 in the suburbs. clear to mostly clear start to your morning, overall this is a nice but kind of crisp start outside. of course the sun not yet up. we're at 53 in new jersey and there it is, lehigh valley at 49 degrees right now. delaware, a little warmer than that at 56. winds are for the most part light at about 5 to 10 miles per hour. the suburbs, just caulk conditions currently. if you're curious how things start to warm, the seven-day forecast rollingç along. this is a look at your forecast highs, 78 in philadelphia, 77 the suburbs. upper 70s in delaware. nice across the board. but we do start to see some changes to those sunny conditions in the days to come.
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more on your weekend forecast coming up. for now, let's go to traffic with jessica boyington. >> thanks, krystal. watching a vehicle fire in conshohocken, reported 20 minutes ago or so. something we might be watching for quite some time. the pa turnpike doing okay. we are watching construction there on the westbound side between valley forge and downingtown. westbound and eastbound drive times still doing great. 23 minutes there, westbound from route 1 to valley forge. speeds also into the 60s. now we're watching the vine street expressway still, cameras around broad street. you can see we're starting to move the construction out of the way. so it looks like we're letting vehicles through. you can see the construction vehicles in place within the next ten minutes or so, for sure, everything should be out of the way. we are starting to open lanes back open to traffic. in between broad street and the schuylkill expressway, you'll be good. by the time you get out the door you should be fine. new this morning in philadelphia, one man is in custody after police say he
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tried to rob a past are and his family. >> that suspect is in the hospital after the pastor's wife fought back and shot him. nbc 10's matt delucia is live on the scene in northeast philadelphia. matt, you talked with the grateful pastor about what happen, right? >> right. wild story, vai. the pastor tells me if his wife didn't have a gun and pull it out and use it, his family could very well be dead right now. this is the church behind me here, st. james church at caster and pratt streets here. he lives next door. he tells many he that late last night he was getting out of his car within a man came up, he was hunched over, tried to rob him. pastor robert coats says the man pulled out a rifle and demanded money. the pastor was standing outside with his son. he tried to grab the çrifle. the suspect it in his 50s or 60s, a little older. things took a turn when that pastor's wife came outside. >> he hit me really hard in the back the head with the gun. swung it like a baseball bat.
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and then everything was like lightning for a minute. i heard my wife saying drop the gun, drop the gun. i'm like, she's got her gun. he turned towards her and i said shoot him, shoot him. and she shot him. it was extremely crazy. when we got our guns, we're like we got them but we hope we never have to use them. if it's there, you know -- if it ever comes up -- if it comes down to my family or him, it's him, i'm sorry. >> as the pastor spoke with us about an hour ago, he had his own gun with him. this time, both he and his wife have permits to carry weapons. the suspect was found and there's a story behind that as well. he took off running down pratt street, after all this happened, then was hanging on the side of an suv. a short time later, police were looking around at area hospitals to see if this guy showed is up with a gunshot wound to his leg. while they were checking out
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aria torresdale, the guy happened to walk up to police and say i've been shot. that's how this guy was caught. the family went down to the hospital, positively identified him. they're back home thankfully safe. they say this could have had a whole different ending. thankfully they are safe this morning. live in northeast philadelphia, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. in mercer county, justice for deja farrior quinones. chandler heaviside is charged in the woman's death. a job set bail at $650,000. heaviside is accusing of crashing his suv into the victim's car in hamilton township while trying to get away from police. officers tried to stop heaviside in trenton after they witnessed him in a drug deal.ç the victim's mother says the prosecution needs to be aggressive. >> we need to prosecutor to go after this guy as if it was his own daughter, not just anybody.
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we need all hands on to get justice for deja. >> police say they found heroin on heaviside and in his car. police in south jersey want your help tracking down the suspect in at least three bank robberies. take a look. in one case, the robber pointed a gun at the teller's head. the suspect is wanted for three different bank robberies in bellmawr and lawnside. two of the robberies happened on wednesday. one at the bb & t bank on white horse bike. he's been seen driving away in a two-door mitsubishi. more schools are reaching out to students affected by the sudden closure of the itt technical institute. bucks county community college hosted an information session at its campus in newtown, for students who were formerly enrolled at itt tech. they had four campuses in the
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philadelphia area. the school abruptly shut its doors last week. we have more details on how other schools are reaching out to former itt tech students. harkin college in bryn mawr is offering scholarships up to $5,000 per year. the community college of philadelphia is also offering a fast track to enrollment for itt tech students. and valley forge military college is offering them a $5,000 tuition grant. for more information, tap the nbc 10 mobile app. jurors from our area will serve during the trial of a man accused in a deadly shooting at a police barracks in the poconos. jurors for eric frein's trial will be selected from chester county. frein is charged with shooting and kill a state trooper and wounding another in pike county two years ago. authorities caught him after a ç 48-day manhunt. the trial is scheduled to begin
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next march. horsham township is calling on the u.s. military to pay to clean up chemicals that contaminated the community's water supply. officials suspect the chemicals came from firefighting foam used on the former naval air station joint reserve base and active horsham air guard station. wednesday night, horsham township passed a resolution asking the u.s. department of defense to reimburse the township. the military had already agreed to pay about $9 million to install filtration systems on public wells in horsham. philadelphia police department is looking for a new recruits. candidates can apply now through october 7th. if they get the call and pass the proper test, it's off to the training acadmy. find out more by logging on to nbc10.com or our nbc 10 app. a pennsylvania grand jury is looking into allegations of priest sex abuse in the allentown and harrisburg diocese. state lawmakers mark rozzi of berks county said he testified before the grand jury that he
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was abused more than 30 years ago. we reached out to dow seize officials but have not heard back. neither diocese confirmed the investigation but are committed to protecting children and are cooperating with authorities. philadelphia mayor jim kenney spoke out about the new soda tax. it was passed in june as a way to help fund universal pre-k. sweetened beverage distributors will be taxed 1.5 cents per ounce. the american beverage association argues that that tax is illegal. the group is joining other opponents in a lawsuit to stop it from going into effect. the mayor called the lawsuit repugnant. >> we have every reason to believe we are going to win. we have to win. our kids depend on it.ç if their pocketbooks are more important than these children, they have to look in the mirror. >> the tax is scheduled to go
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into effect january 1st. happening this morning in bucks county, officers with the newtown township police department want to chat with community members. the coffee with a cop event begins at 7:30 at the corner bakery cafe on west road. it gives people an opportunity to sit down and have a conversation with officers in a friendly, comfortable setting. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we're looking at a couple changes over the next few days, starting with today, though, those average temperatures looking pretty nice on the board for your friday. we set that record temperature wednesday, 92 degrees, tieing the record. the average 78. we were way above it. since then we've taken that big drop thanks to a cold front yesterday 80 degrees, today forecasting a high of 78. this is a perfectly average september day that we're looking at for our friday. we do warm up a bit, saturday/sunday, low to mid-80s. with your weekend also comes weekend shower potential. that's going to be the big
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change as we move into your sunday. here's a look at your weekend across the board. starting with philadelphia, as we said, low to mid-80s. there's a chance of showers and thunderstorms. that will move through as we hit your sunday afternoon, evening and even into your monday as well. through the suburbs, low 80s as we move into your weekend. lehigh valley, the same only 80 on sunday with that chance of showers and thunderstorms. same new jersey along the shore and even delaware that we have that potential for a thunderstorm development by your sunday. if you're wanting to get outdoors this weekend, best shot will be saturday. temperatures will still be great out there. 77 along the shore. 81 on your sunday and delaware low 80s for your saturday, mid-80s by your sunday. overall weekend does see the shift with more moisture moving in. there's where the moisture is right now. way to the west, we have showers tracking along the cold front hanging just to the west of the showers. this is ahead of the front. that's going to take a few days to get to us, which is why we're not looking at that potential until your sunday.
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as we extend that forecast out, actually looks good for the next five days, aside from that sunday/monday chance of showers. temperatures looking gorgeous. 78 for your friday today. there are those 80s, saturday, sunday, monday with that chance of rain in philadelphia. back to mid-80s and sunny by your tuesday. along the shoreline, we stay in the upper 70s. low 80s sunday with that potential for rain which will also linger into monday at 78 degrees. and by next tuesday, the low 80s with some scattered clouds. we'll be looking more closely at that 10 day on 10 coming up. >> okay. >> thank you, krystal. we all like fridays. jessica has a bounce in her step, a little bigger smile on fridays. >> what are you doing the jig over there? >> it's true. friday traffic is one of our lightest days. it is starting into the fall when everybody is back to school. might not see as much of that decrease in traffic like we do during the summertime. we're not watching anything
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major, just construction. this is the schuylkill expressway around the vine street expressway on ramp. we're still blocked there with that vine street expressway construction. a little bit behind schedule right now where everything isn't open yet. maybe if you're heading out the door in the next couple of minutes, you might run into some of this. you can see some of the construction signs still in place. for the most part, it's starting to clear out of the way. the east and westbound side of the vine street expressway still open. the vehicle fire in conshohocken, still watching that. check your pockets. there's an official recall for one of the most popular smartphones on the market. what's causing the samsung galaxy note 7 to spontaneously explode. and we'll give you an update on one township's ongoing sewer problem and how many millions it would take to fix. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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it's 5:15. good morning, montgomery county. here's a live look this morning along haverford avenue in narberth, one of my favorite places to walk. 54 degrees there right now. 5:15. a local museum will honor three schools today. >> the national constitution center will hand out prizes in its civic literacy contest. the idea behind the contest is to take the museum's new interactive constitution educational tool and put it into the hands of students.
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teachers across philadelphia submitted proposals for how they would use the program. the first place school wins $100,000. the second place third wins $50,000 and the third place school wins $25,000. >> take that interactive constitution, write lesson plans, activities, bring in guest speakers, scholars and enhance their experience that civic literacy experience in their schools. >> the constitution center will announce details about its new int interactive app. cheltenham township is looking for help to fix its aging and broken sewer system. >> this comes after the nbc 10 investigator investigators -- the township manager told state representative steve mccarter that cheltenham township needs help. >> we have to look for creative the home owners be able to deal with the increased costs that nobody foresees when you buy
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your house. >> mccarter has sponsored a bill to ease the burden on home owners, township commissioners estimate it could cost between $07 million and $80 million to fix that sewer system. the township is also considering selling its sewer system to a private company. the flyers unveil new banners for its 50th anniversary season. it lists members of the organizations hall of fame and the flyers past championships. fans can get a look at the banners when the team plays its first home preseason game on september 27th. meanwhile, several players traded hockey sticks for baseball bats yesterday. nbc 10 at citizens bank park where players took batting practice before the phillies game against the pirates. apple's new iphone 7 will be in stores today. if you didn't place a preorder, you might not be able to buy one. the iphone 7 plus and iphone 7s
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in jet black sold out. the new phones have faster processors, better cameras and longer battery life. 18 minutes past 5:00 a.m. on a friday on a day that normally traffic is a little better. >> lighter. >> yes, lighter. >> let's see if that's going to happen today. focused on 76 to start with with nbc 10 traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> lighter right now. we're not really in the beginnings of rush hour yet. we're watching this construction that's from the vine street expressway. they are really behind schedule this morning. typically we have all of the ramps and lanes completely back open before the 5:00 hour when it's supposed to clean up. we're moving on to 518. you can see ramps still closed. flashing lights up ahead. it looks like they're arriving to the scene to get these out of the way. might not be totally a great idea to take the vine street expressway.ç you don't want to add an extra ten minutes to your morning commute when you don't have to.
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jenkintown, an accident scene, walnut lane. the northbound side are these dark lanes, if a car did move through, you'd see the headlights. northbound between ocean city and the great egg toll, we're losing a lane there until october 17th. this is around the great egg toll plaza. this is what this is right here. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> looking at those temperatures this morning in parts of your pennsylvania suburbs. 40s on the map. they're kind of hidden. 55 west bradford township. there we see upper 40s, unionville. exton in the lower 50s and i see a few more 40s out there, north wales at 48 degrees, 49 bedminster, warrenton sitting at 55 degrees. we are looking at 48, that temperature in new hope this morning. some of you waking up to that
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fall chill. first official day of fall is next thursday. for the most part, we are clear out there, high-level clouds rolling by. not any rain producers for friday. leave it at home until sunday. that's when chances of rain move back in. there's the look. temperaturewise, perfect, 78 degrees, our forecast high. that's exactly where we should be for this time in september. 78 is the average in philadelphia. saturday into sunday, low to mid-80s. same for dover, the temperature starts to creep upward by sunday. that's also when we'll see humidity bump up a tad. look at dover today, 74. not bad. allentown, 76. we see mostly sunny conditions for saturday. saturday is the day to do something outside. temperatures will be nice and you've got mostly sunny, just scattered to partly cloudy conditions. in wildwood, same deal, if you want want to go to the shore later
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today. forecast winds for today, mostly light, further inland along the shoreline. breezy conditions into this afternoon. 10 to 20 miles per hour. nothing terribly strong. this will be the onshore breeze you feel into the afternoon hours. here's a look at your neighborhoods. 78 in center city, in the suburbs, 76, your temperature in west chester. doylestown at 77 degrees. allentown and the lehigh valley, 76 and 77 for kutztown. shifting over to new jersey, delaware, temperatures similar as well. most of us looking very comfortable in those 70s. trenton and 76, evesham township at 77 degrees. a little lower if you drop on into ocean city at 73. atlantic city, 76, as you move inland, that temperature starts to increase. wilmington at 78 and smyrna, 74 degrees. more on your ten-day forecast coming up in a bit. >> thank you. holding drivers accountable on one of philadelphia's most deadliest roads.
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what lawmakers is planning to make the boulevard safer. and montgomery county is raising the prices on car registrations. we'll tell you how much more that will cost you and what that money is going to.
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federal safety regulators are officially recalling samsung's galaxy note 7 smartphone. the recall includes about a million phones in the u.s. and consumers can eitherç get refund or a replacement phone.
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samsung has received 92 reports of the phones catching fire. the danger comes when the phone's lithium ion batteries that can generate tremendous heat if overcharged. this car was gutted after a driver says a different model of galaxy 7 caught on fire. open the nbc 10 app for a link that lets you look at the serial number to find out if yours is included in the recall. an automaker is issuing a car recall this morning. let's get the details from landon dowdy. good morning. >> hi there, tracy. good friday morning. phi y fiat chrysler has been calling 2 million vehicles worldwide. a defect can prevent the air bags from deploying in a crash. and the recall affects models sold between 2010 and 2014 including the chrysler sebring
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200, dodge avenger and jeep patriot. futures are lower and european markets are down as bank stocks are getting down. investors will also be watching satisfactory as we get reports on assumer prices and sentiment. apple stock is having its best week in five years as the iphone 7 hits stores today. the dow rising 177 points thursday to 18,212. the nasdaq up 75 to 5,249. back over to you. >> landon dowdy, thank you. have a nice weekend. and we are looking at a forecast that looks very nice for your friday but we have changes, your saturday into sunday. we'll talk chances of rain coming up in just a bit here with a live look outside center city where we have that eye on traffic.ç jessica.
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>> krystal, watching the boulevard this morning. our cameras around roberts avenue looking great so far. we'll check in with the vine street expressway and the construction when i'm back at 5:30. and take a look at this. a man breaking a case inside a gun shop and stealing more then a dozen guns. he didn't steal them all at once. we'll explain. and a story you'll only see on nbc 10. an autistic boy left alone outside of his day care and now his mom wants answers.
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right now on "nbc 10 news today," a pastor is assaulted by a would-be robber at his home and that's when his wife fought back and turned the tables. left alone, only on nbc 10. speaks with the mother of an 8-year-old boy with autism after he was found wandering alone outside his day care. donald trump gets a makeover on "the tonight show" starring jimmy fallon. we'll tell you all about his late-night stop in the middle of the campaign trail. nbc 10 news starts now. >> can you get it back in place after it has been messed up like that? probably not. >> walked my dog this morning, feel like i needed a jacket. i didn't get one but i felt like i needed one. we start with meteorologist krystal klei. >> if you're on the wimpier

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