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gun and to go away. >> the robber pointed his gun at cook and his 12-year-old son. >> he had a gun, it looked like a sawed off shotgun and he had it right in my face. >> reporter: stephanie had her loaded .22 ruger in hand. >> i didn't have a safe shot. >> reporter: then the frightening ordeal escalated to an assault. >> he hit me really hard on the back of the head with the gun. and then everything was like lightning for a minute. >> i yelled, i think it was twice for him to put his gun down and then my husband said, she has her gun. >> reporter: finally -- >> i knew it was going to be this guy or one of them. >> reporter: cook pulled the trigger perhaps saving her family and her own life. shot in the leg and bleeding, the man walked off. the pastor followed him holding
his wife's gun. the man then jumped into a moving suv. >> if it comes down to my family or him, it's him, i'm sorry. and i don't feel bad about that. >> fortunately the three of us were able to come home last night. >> reporter: and this suspect, we can tell you is a 66-year-old man, phil police tell us he will be charged and he actually made a nail gun look like a shotgun. police were able to find him during a random check of a hospital. breaking news that we're following down the shore. this is a dead whale that's washed up on the beach in sea isle city, new jersey. sky force 10 live over the scene right now. this is near 22 and street on the beach, its unclear how long
the whale has been there, how the whale died. the break of a case of an 8-year-old's murder in camden. police arrested a woman who's connected to the shooting death of gabriel hill carter. >> you just heard from police within the last hour, what are they telling you about this arrest? >> the police chief was just out here, saying this arrest sends a message that this department will not put up with people lying to the police, he says they have a strong idea who the people are behind this killing and the woman in jail right now misled detectives, about a person of interest in this case. >> police are still keeping a visible presence on the block where a stray bullet hit gabrielle carter in the head. now police are looking for a
35-year-old woman not accused of pulling the trigger, but griff giving a false alibi. >> reporter: the charge can carry a year and a half in prison. >> when individuals give us information that is knowingly false, trying to put us in a different direction or who are providing lies, that's a crime. >> reporter: at her last listed camden address, there was no answer today, under the door handle, you can see a flyer with gabby's picture, it offers a $76,000 reward for information. >> it's a code that people be trying to stick to, as far as not snitching, not ratting and all that. >> reporter: a neighborhood activist said that the arrest should not have happened because the killer should already have been turned in. now the chief was as confident as ever that this department will sol this case, he says anyone who stands in their way
will feel the full weight of law enforcement. we're live in camden county police. to our decision 2016 cove coverage admitted he was wrong. >> donald trump admitted that barack obama was born in the u.s. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> trump didn't say exactly what made him change his mind. today his democratic rival said hillary -- trump led the birther movement to delegitimize or first black president. >> he's feeding into the worst impulses, the bigotry and bias that lurks in our country.
>> clinton sent out a tweet saying that -- cannot take back his comments, meantime, she'll be back in philadelphia on monday. earlier today a push to register voters in north philadelphia. clinton worked to sign up students on the campus of temple university. later this evening, ben harper who will perform on germantown avenue. donald trump lets his hair down literally, during an interview with jimmy fallon on the tonight show. >> go ahead. >> also last night, donald trump told fallon that he is not trying to say shocking things on the campaign trail anymore. and green party nominee jill stein made a campaign stop in
newark, delaware this morning. she's pushing for third party candidates to be included in the presidential debate. and bernie sanders is in the keystone state today. sanders will be speaking at carnegie mellon university in about an hour. and nbc 10 is your station for complete decision 20 16 coverage, for updates on the campaign trail, all you have to do is tap is nbc 10 app. . whether out for a walk out on the water, it was certainly a good day for a walk. and it's still nice outside. here's a live look on boathouse row where we are celebrating gorgeous temperatures right now.
>> nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen made her way in too, in this beautiful weather. >> it's still really nice outside right now, it's going to be a great evening tonight, so if you have the friday night plans, i think you're really going to enjoy -- humidity is going to stay low as we go through the evening and the rest of the area, mostly the mid to upper 70s with a nice east wind, still giving us the comfortable weather. 75 degrees through wilmington. even our pennsylvania suburbs coming in around 77 degrees. close up look at new jersey neighborhoods, washington township, a comfortable 75. medford, 75 right now, lumberton 78. robbinsville, you're only at 72. for this evening, temperatures will be dropping again, another night where it feels like fall, so if you're out tonight, 9:30.
mid 50s for allentown, by about 8:30 in the morning, 63, philadelphia, coming up, we'll take a look at rain in your forecast. so did you get caught in this traffic backup for several mile this is afternoon when a truck pulling a camper flipped over on the pennsylvania turnpike, sky force 10 over this scene. the accident happened in the westbound lanes, two people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. cutting the number of deadly crashes and catching speeders. the proposed plan to add cameras that would catch and ticket speeders. families of victims and those who have witnessed crashes on one of the most dangerous roads in our area testified before the
committee in fact one family member testified, a family member sumara banks and her three children were hit while crossing roosevelt boulevard in 2013. state representative john taylor backed the measure. >> to any extent we can slow people down and we have one less tragedy to talk about on roosevelt boulevard. >> what family members who have lost loved ones have to say about this plan. a $2.5 million grant to redevelop a big industrial park next to the redding airport. the completed project could bring up to 600 new jobs to the area. >> new video from phil poliadel police struggling to keep her --
this happened in front of the jade spring restaurant back in early september. police have yet to find the suspect in this case. sky force 10 was over the scene shortly after the shooting happened on september 9. the woman injured in her chest and on her wrist is now recovering, police say all tips in this case will remain confidential. so would you take a car ride without a driver? pennsylvania officials can't regulate free rides in self driving cars by uber u but the public utility commission says that's going to change as soon as the company begins charging riders, the company says it wants to take a look at the safety of driverless cars. is wilmington city council is considering letting stores be
open from 10:00 a.m., if passed the new hours begin in november. new video today of the man who allegedly slashed an offduty new york city police officer with a machete. you can see the man trying to remove a boot from his car. officers fired more than a dozen shots as he tried to run away, striking him several times, right now he is in critical but stable condition. this all happened at the height of rush hour yesterday, causing gridlock right near pennington station. two others were taken to the hospital from nonlife-threatening injuries from the encounter. the promise of a new phone sent a lot of people into apple stores today. did you see the lines out there? sky force 10 did as people began lining up for the new iphone 7.
here's what it looked like on the ground. apple ceo tim cook showed up at a california apple store to celebrate the release of the new phone. cook stood outside the store greeting customers. it was a special day for some local olympians honored by the city of philadelphia for being true champions. the mayor joined comcast vice president and city representative honoring six philadelphia athletes. women track and field stars were on hand each was presented with a mcommemorative liberty bell. ali won silver as part of a historic sweep in the women's 100 meter hurdles.
>> it's just a wonderful liberation, to be able to watch americans working together, helping each other, striving together, celebrating together and it's just a wonderful thing. >> of course nbc 10 is the proud home of the olympic games through 2032. new option for local gamblers, philadelphia sugar house casino is joining the internet betting industry. it will become the state's 20th legal online gambling site. players must physically be within new jersey's borders when they gamble online. new evidence proves that the zika virus causes microcephaly.
researchers in brazil and the uk screened -- almost half of the babies with microcephaly tested positive with the zika virus. people who live near the water say it dried up within days, killing some of the fish swimming in it. randy is live along the creek. >> impressive how neighbors are trying to find the reason for the water's disappearing act. >> reporter: neighbors her tell me where i'm standing right now, i might have water up to my waist, but as you can see, it's all disappeared, completely dried up in the last couple of days, and now the question everyone here has, why? with summer winding down, jenna and her son hoped to go fishing one last time. >> we had our backpacks, we had our lunches, we had our fishing gear. >> but when they got to the
huntington valley fishing creek just behind their house? >> he was like mom, where's the water? where's the fish? >> reporter: this video showing hundreds of dying fish, usually this section is a few feet deep. >> somewhere in this area, my kids wouldn't be able to stand. >> others say in 30 years they have never seen the creek this dry. >> saddened, shocked, you know the kids were like, looking around, saying where did it go? >> reporter: one clue might be the lack of rain, parts of montgomery could have been now officially under a moderate drought. >> reporter: dr. david robinson toured the creek this morning, he said the golf course right next door may also play a role since their irrigation pumps sit right next to the creek bed. >> the country club says because it's been so dry, they have had
to' to irrigate their greens more than they usually do. >> they agreed to shut the pump off for a period of time. >> it's now a waiting game to see if the water comes back so kids here can play in nature once again. >> they loved to throw rocks and they were so excited any time we caught a fish. >> reporter: and this creek is so close to that golf course, you can find these golf balls scattered around as the creek begins to dry up. that country club does tell me they're working with these neighbors, cooperating, trying to figure out what's happening. experts do tell us when conditions get this dry, the ground level underneath these creeks tends to dry out, and we're seeing similar if not worse doubt conditions in places like new england and boston. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we have some drought conditions locally, but we'll talk more about that coming up at 5:30, temperatures outside right now very comfortable.
take a look at margate, just beautiful out there, and if you're heading to the shore this weekend, it's going to be nice. temperatures still on the comfortable side, but very perfect out there. we're in the mid to upper 70s, mid70s for our new jersey neighborhoods, many of our pennsylvania suburbs, lehigh valley upper 70s. newark coming in at 76 as well as middletown, smyrna 76. and much of sussex county, middle 70s here. dewey beach coming in at 69 degrees with more of an onshore winds. center city skyline nice and sunny, by 6:00 p.m. 75 degrees and dry, if you're heading out now i 67 degrees. so tonight going to be a perfect night to get outside.
we're nice and dry locally, but if we take a much wider view, way off to our west, that will be moving in for the second half of the weekend, we could see some showers as early as about sunday morning, but i think most of it will be hire later into sunday and possibly lingering into most of our monday. tonight, nice and dry saturday, it will be a mostly dry day, then we go into sunday morning, that's 8:30 sunday morning. more clouds when you wake up sunday. there's a chance we could have some showers north and west of philadelphia for the early morning hours, then we should see another round of rain trying to move in in the afternoon. i don't think everyone is going to see that in the afternoon. then we go into monday and i think we'll still see some rain lingering, starting off your monday morning, so make sure you have the umbrella, and we could be seeing that for the majority of monday. here's how your weekend is going
to work, saturday in philadelphia, 83 degrees, mostly sunny, 84 afternoon showers and storms. saturday, pennsylvania suburbs, low 80s, sunday 83 degrees, scattered showers and storms, monday we'll see some lingering rains. lehigh valley, 81 degrees, and some showers early. if you're in new jersey, low 80s tomorrow, delaware low 80s with sunshine, if you're along the shore, 77 degrees. and the shore will be one of the last spots to see rain on sunday, but we'll see scattered showers in new jersey and delaware. temperatures in the low 80s by monday. and we'll be watching that rain to start off next week as well. closer look at your weekend forecast coming up. this morning nbc 10 newscaster vai sikahema was on
hand to welcome new citizens. a local paralympician is rationing to the top of the podium in rio. the swimmer's success story after a near death fall changed her life forever. and nbc 10 is digging into the da gift disclosure. and pipe wielding kids now pint sized heroes, why a group of would-be thieves picked the wrong group to mess with. stocks closed lower across the board to end the week.
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prince william helped a veteran soldier when the elderly dignitary fell over during a royal visit today. the crowd of well wishers gasped as jonathan goodman feinted. >> three pipe wielding kids are being called pint sized heros after they were caught on camera stopping a pair of car thieves. the minister of a local church heard some motion outside. thieves literally ripping into her soft top convertible. but a big surprise when three kids armed with pipes and sticks. >> they were waving, i said my god, these kids, they're so
brave and courageous. >> the neighborhood association installed some solar lights, those got stolen too. a time honored philadelphia tradition starts today. they're death upping the ante when it comes to the fear factor. terror behind the walls in fairmount. this year they're adding a new attraction, called lockdown the uprising, it features creatures from the darkest -- allows visitors to join the zombies as they roam the prison. coming up a story you'll see only on 10. dozens of local law enforcement taking a texas boy under their wing after his father died in the line of duty.
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to other news now, though, over the past month, we have been looking into gifts given to district attorney seth williams in 2010 that he did not disclose until recentlily. >> the nfl sidelines passes to vacations to florida. many of the gift givers are listed as friends. it's not what williams is receiving that has some florida organizations are concerned, it's who's behind them. >> the fans seeing the eagles soar inside the stadium is worth it. but it's not cheap, a few of the 50 yard line, arguably one of the best seats in the house, will set you back close to $400. there is definitely value compared to the money you're
paying for the regular tickets, but to be there on the sidelines with the players, trainers, coach coaches. >> we did some digging into recent reports of his gift disclosures. he listed the two all access passes that you can't buy but he regularly receives for the eagles football season, as having no seat, no face value. >> i think that's a bunch of bull. >> we went to the chancellor of the 12,000 member philadelphia bar association to find out why he's speaking out on the late disclosure of tens of thousands of dollars in gifts to williams over the past five years. >> what's most troubling is gifts from attorneys which would routinely have business with the district attorney's office. >> we found in the reports that defense attorney richard hoy gave richards access to his florida beach house for family
vacations. we also learned that scott declaudio who went to high school with williams gave him tickets to phillies baseball games and basketball games. declaudio who's now a criminal court judge in philadelphia had this to say on the matter. seth williams and i have been friends for over 30 years, i have spent time with him at numerous social events as i have with many long-time friends. i would never discuss a case with him or ask him to intervene. >> gifts to attorneys who would routinely have business with the district attorney's office. >> reporter: seth williams' office has denied our questions but released this statement on behalf of the district attorney that reads in part, seth
williams has acknowledged his mistake in not disclosing these gifts earlier and he apologizes to the people of philadelphia for doing so. district attorney williams has never allowed any gift from anyone to influence his actions as district attorney. no one asked for anything, and no one got anything. most of the gifts were from long-time friends. >> why the level of inquiry into your office. why not just adopt a bright line rule that we're not going to accept gifts from friends. >> right now there are two bills pending in the pennsylvania legislature that would reform gift giving to politicians. on a final note, we checked with williams office, the city solicit ter and legal representation to seth williams related to these matters will be paid for by the city. checking the headlines, camden police have arrested a man accused of hint hindering t
investigation into the gabby hill carter case. a pastor's wife took matters into her own hands shooting a would-be robber. the woman and her husband sand their 12-year-old son were returning home from a concert when a robber confronted him. donald trump has finally acknowledged the fact that president barack obama was born in the united states from said friday that president obama was born in the u.s. period, but trump repeated the conspiracy theory that hillary clinton's 2008 campaign for president started the so-called birther controversy. >> big honors and big bucks. the national constitution center awarded nearly $200,000 in grant
money to their 2017 schools. the contest challenged teachers in philadelphia to develop multiyear plans to improve constitutional literacy. a celebration of hispanic heritage in center city, the keynote speaker discussed how the latino community with contribute to a stronger electorate. national hispanic heritage month is celebrated by the way from september 15 to october 15. two tired to brows the shopping aisles? >> your shopping cart could do it for you. plus who let the cats out? thousands of strays are roaming the streets of newcastle county.
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president obama said this week that everybody should jump on the wentz wagon. >> here's a look at wentz today. offensive coordinator frank wright -- >> i think physically he reminds me a little bit of a combination of luck, and just watching him play, some of the same skills, but a guy who did play with jim
kelly, kind of saw a strength in that, mentally tough, physically tough attitude, not afraid to stand in the possibility and take a hit. i think carson showed that. >> that's it for sports right now. >> jordan matthews was on the receiving end of the first pass of the season. we talk exclusively to matthews about his toughness and willingness to take a big hit. >> i might take a hard hit and that thing might hurt, but i'm not about to lay there, that's week. because then now they feel like they've got you, you can talk to yourself, you can psych yourself that you with respect hit that
hard if you just pop-up and start running. >> matthews has with stood the hit to haul in more passes than any team in eagles history. the eagles are getting ready gore that prime time matchup for monday night and then on sunday for game day kickoff. your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> another perfect day, nice end to the week, and it's going to be a really great start to your weekend, temperatures are mostly in the mid to upper 70s, philadelphia, mid 70s, we'll take a look at our delaware neighborhood. kent and sussex county, mid to mostly 70s here. so as we go through tonight,
it's going to be comfortably cool, and will be staying dry for your friday night, plans, here's a look at your planner, by 8:00 p.m. tonight, temperatures will be in the mid to low 60s. phil, wilmington coming in at 66 degrees, if you're? trenton, 66 degrees. then we go overnight into tomorrow morning, another cool start, 61 philadelphia by 8:00 a.m., if you're in philly lehigh valley, we'll see more clouds around tomorrow, but it's going to be a stay where it's just about partly cloudy to mostly sunny. so a nice start to your weekend, we will be back in the 80s across the weekend, it's not going to be very hot, but just a little bit warmer than today. but still nice. then we go into sunday's showers and some thunderstorms for part of your sunday, it's not going to be an all stay thing. we'll see a few more in the way
of clouds around, but mostly dry for your the most part. we could see some -- the rest of the area looking at quite a bit more cloud cover. there's 4:00 p.m., we'll see some scattered showers and storms approaching, and i think this will be lingering into monday. a lot of models are not getting rid of the rain for monday. as we go into tuesday, you can see that with the seven day scrolling for the bottom of your screen for most of the area. we will be dealing with the rain for monday. so that's going to start off the week. here's a look at the radar, nice and dry locally. so just keep that in mind if you have any outdoor plans, your entire weekend forecast, really doesn't look too bad at all. 83 degrees, philadelphia, mostly sunny to partly cloudy, lehigh valley, 81 degrees. if you're heading to the jersey
shore, 77, so pretty nice. sunday we'll see those clouds around 83. 83 south jersey, 84 delaware with some scattered late day showers and storms in the forecast. and for monday, like i mentioned, that rain looks to be lingering with temperatures starting off your week around 81 degrees. we will get a little warmer next week, we're going to see the 80s stick around, mostly mid to low 80s across the weekend, then next week, we're going to have a dry pattern setting up there, temperatures will be starting to warm to the mid to upper 80s. now the normal high this time of year is 78 degrees, we have been closer to that today and yesterday, but we are going to see that warming trend where we start to get a little bit above normal. but most of next week actually looks really nice. >> just so long as we don't see 90s, we'll take it. >> yes, we'll take it.
and we don't have 90s in the forecast any time soon. quite the success story for a local paralympian. coming up what her high school coaches are saying about her rise to the top. plus she's the pride of delaware. and an olympic gold medallist, but now the nba star has also become an eye-catching art project. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
local. >> michelle will race for another medal tonight, nbc 10's deanna durante explains how this shining swimming star keeps burning bright. >> michelle, silver medalist in scotland, as the gold in the 103 in rio. >> it's really beautiful. for people to say i actually know a gold medalist, an olympian. >> michelle was a great schwimmer. >> i thought she deflgt had college swimming potential for sure. >> she was awarded a swimming scholarship to georgetown, during her freshman here, an accidental fall threatened to take it all away. >> her road to recovery, the rest is history. she really persevered and has done some pretty amazing things. >> she broke her back and her spinal injuries left her
paralyzed. >> it's really neat to see. watching it on tv was really surreal. >> michelle's dad said from rio he session that's all her and her family. the school is hoping that michelle will come back here for homecoming. so coming up next on nbc 10 news at 5:00, what is that smell, if you have gone through some of the septa stations you can probably guess. >> here's the deal, the agency is taking an unusual approach to get rid of that unfamiliar odor. mpls and we continue to follow breaking news at the jersey
we continue to follow this breaking news, a dead whale has washed up on the jersey shore. there it is right there in the middle of your screen. this is near 22nd street at sea isle city. you can see there was a crowd gathered there. we're told that the director of the marine mammal stranding center was also at the scene. we have a crew headed to the scene, we'll continue to bring you updates as we get more information. also tonight, justice could be on the who rihorizon for a y girl killed in camden county. >> she was only 8 years old. police have been pleading for more than three weeks for information in this case and now they have made an arrest that could bring them closer to her killer. nbc 10's drew smith has the details. >> reporter: camden county police chief tell us they have a
pretty good idea what happened the night a bullet struck an 8-year-old girl right in the head. but as they were tracking down the suspect, a woman is accused of intentionally misleading them. right there on her door handle was one of the flyers asking for answers in gabby's killing. the reward still stands at $76,000. >> make no mistake about it, we're going to find these folks and prosecute to the full extent of law enforcement. >> the shooters are believed to belong to a violent drug gang, still, he's confident his department will solve this case. in camden, i'm drew smith, nbc 10 news. license to carry, a northeast philly pastor's wife pulls the trigger this morning, shooting a robbery suspect who attacked her husband.