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>> in that second, it was very surreal, it was almost like i was watching a movie play out in -- a strange man, pointing what appeared to be a rifle or a shotgun, stood between stephanie cook and her husband and son outside of their house on sunday night. that's when robert cook wife stephanie grabbed her loaded .22 caliber ruger aimed on the guy. cook told us she didn't fear shooting the man, she feared missing him and shooting her own loved ones. but that's when the suspect got really agree. >> he hit me in the back of the head with the gun, swung it like a baseball bat. everything was like lightning for a moment. >> reporter: she fired a single shot, striking the suspect in the right leg. >> i didn't want to kill him, i
just wanted him to get away. skblr he did get away, as the pgs for followed him for four blocks. >> i just kept pointing it at his head walking next to him and he was limping and bleeding from his leg. >> is mana not only jumps a fence, he jumps on to a moving suv. police later found a wounded man matching the suspect's description at a hospital. he's facing multiple charges. police confiscated both weapons, the gun turned out to be a nail gun in disguise. >> the cooks are leaning on god and the justice system. >> faith is what's going to carry us through this. an arrest this evening in the death of a young girl caught in the cross fire of a gang
shooting in camden. police say they have arrest sheila lamb. >> make no mistake about it, we're going to find these folks and we're going bring them to justice, and anybody that stands in our way is to feel the full weight of law enforcement. a big humpback whale that washed up on shore will not be moved until tomorrow morning. onlookers gathered at the beach near 22 and street. experts say the whale is 33 feet long and weighs about 20 tons has no apparent injuries and has been dead for several days. not a bad night for baseball out there, we have a live look at citizen's bank park. the phillies return home here tonight. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist
sheena parveen is here now, is there any way you can keep this just this way through the whole weekend? i'm begging you. >> tomorrow will be a very nice day, we'll warm back up into the 80s. then we have rain in the forecast, not tonight, you see a little bit more in the way of cloud cover in center city, looking across the delaware river in camden. 75 degrees right now in philadelphia, nice breeze rite around 13 miles an hour. but if you have the friday night plans tonight, it's going to be a nice night to get outside. wilmington dover is down to 79 degrees. allentown 77 degrees, and the sun sets in about an hour from now, that's why you see temperatures already starting to drop. by 9:30 this evening, you should already be in the upper 50s, feeling like fall tonight, and another cool start tomorrow morning with temperatures mostly around 60 degrees to the mid 60s.
but coming up, we'll talk more about your weekend forecast and that chance of rain, i mentioned some scattered showers for the second half of your weekend, that's coming up. a 2-year-old has died from her injuries after a car accident. braille robinson was in a car with her family when their car hit a guardrail. braille's 5-year-old brother also died at the scene. now to decision 2016, as donald trump does an about face today. this morning at a campaign event in washington, d.c. trump told the crowd that president obama was born in the u.s., that's a major change for trump who has always challenged the president's birthplace. >> president barack obama was born in the united states, period. >> donald trump didn't say what
made him change his mind. today his democratic rival hillary clinton said trump owes the president and the american people an apology. she said trump led the birther movement to delegitimize our first black president. >> the bigotry and bias that lurks in our country. she'll be back in philadelphia on monday to deliver a speech aimed at millennial voters. and green party nominee jill stein made a campaign stop in de this morning. she's pushing for third party candidates included in the presidential debates. to a growing concern now throughout several delaware communities, colonies of cats roaming the streets and growing
in number. nbc 10's tim furlong has been looking into the problem. >> reporter: if you like cats, you're welcome. but these cats were in some really rough places. some are ferrell cats, some used to be pets, they're all now homeless. their facility in delaware county is packed with trapped cats they will vaccinate, feed or spay and nulter. a study by pets smart shows there are a lot of cats that need care. >> they believe there are about 10,000 cats free roaming outside. >> so they donated a chunk of money to help the cats in these areas. they have already brought in a lot of cats from these areas. >> this one was found by a stream. >> so far we have sterilized 2,700 cats in newark, newcastle
and bare. >> once a whole colony is sterilized, the ferrell cats will be returned to where they were found, which is okay because they cannot reproduce. kittens and pets will be rehomed. >> in some delaware zip codes right now, thanks to petsmart the services are absolutely free. it's official, parks in philly and montgomery county are under a moderate drought, which might explain why neighbors in huntington valley are suddenly missing their backyard creek. it mysteriousl livan initiates. usually the water is waist deep but now it's all dried up.
ecological expersonals at penny pack trust, say it's from the drought. >> if there were water in here, you would probably be stepping on rocks to not get wet right here and hopping over, but there was definitely lots of water in here. >> it hasn't rained in a long time and it's been hot. >> the golf course is working with the neighbors to find out what happened to that creek. the drought is even worse in places like new england. tom wolf announced a big boost for burks county, to redevelop a large industrial mark next to the redding airport burns township. the governor says the completed project could bring up to 600 new jobs to the airports. >> and philadelphia's sugar house casino is joining the internet betting market. the company that owns sugar house has won approval from
casino regulators to be the state's 20th legal online gambling site. the site is partnered with atlantic city's golden nugget. players must physically be within new jersey's borders when they gamble online. big problem the jersey shore, whale has washed up on the beach. we head there next for a live report. also ahead, the out of state donors giving the most money to impact ma pennsylvania's senate race, we mapped the donations and reveal some famous names getting involved in your election. and a beautiful friday night, but for part of your weekend, we're watching showers and thunderstorms,'ll show you the timing of that with your first alert forecast coming up next. when it comes to risking social security on the stock market...
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trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans working together. that's how we got health care for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what i'll do as president. in dead whale has washed up up shore tonight. it has beachgoers gathering wondering what they're going to do about this. 6. >> well, jim, the whale is here, it's not going anywhere any time
soon. this is the close herself that we can get, you can see the -- there is a large crowd trying to get a look at this whale. the whale is about 33 feet long and 20 tons. while the cause of death is unknown, we do know there are no aarenpparent injuries. it's going to stay here for a few days so they can get some samples and hopefully find out what the cause of death is. 's a lot of cars parked all the way down the street, so we got here, parked and made it over here. we're going to actually check with some of these people afternoon us, as well as several authorities and have a report for you tonight at 11:00. to decision 2016, and former
presidential candidate bernie sanders is stuffing for a fellow democrat katy mcginty. she's running against incumbent republican pat toomey. republicans going to the afm. investigators have been tracking outside influences on pennsylvania's hotly contested race for u.s. senate. tonight our investigative reporter george spencer talks to the state donors -- including famous business releaders and a former owner of the philadelphia eagles. >> pat toomey started his career as an investment banker. >> reporter: in the race between pat toomey democratic nominee katy mcginty. >> but the nbc 10 investigators
found individual donations are also piling up. as of the last filing date at the end of june, both campaigns had raised more money from out of state donors than from donors in the state they're campaigning to represent. >> these are people who are interested in central issues in the campaign or central constituencies these candidates represent. >> reporter: both toomey and mcginty received the most out of state donations from the most atm state of new york, morn half a million dollars east. followed by california where mcginty received 800 -- including maximum done faces from barbara lee, an expert on women in politics and a senior advisor in the state department and a former ambassador.
toomey pulled in significant amounts from florida, texas and illinois. including maximum donations from miami's norman bremn, former owner of the philadelphia eagles and billionaire chicago investor sam zell. we asked the candidates if so much out of state money forces them to focus on interests beyond pennsylvania. >> i don't think so, i think that reflects the fact that everybody understands that control of the senate could be determined by the outcome of this race. >> what i'm fighting for comes from who i am and my roots growing up in philadelphia and growing up in a working family. >> reporter: all told more than 11,000 individual donors outside of pennsylvania have powered millions of dollars into our race. but there's a con vengeanceal wisdom about voter turnout in
philadelphia. >> if there's huge turnout in philadelphia, the democrats benefit enormously. >> none of the individual donors mentioned in our story replied to our request for comment. there is at least one major pennsylvania donor with a place in both the legal and the fund rasing world. governor tom wolf has given more than $38,000 of his own money to federal candidates this election cycle. to see our series of stories on outside influence on the senate race, go do nbc10.com. for the investigators, george spencer, nbc 10 news. now your next 10 first alert weather. >> very comfortable into the weekend, if you have the friday night plans, yes, it's going to stay very nice. wilmington 70.
mid 70s lehigh valley. we'll take a look at our neighborhood high temperatures, 74 brewerytown. if you' ee're in summerton, 71 degrees. we'll stay cool and dry even buy tomorrow morning. we go through the weekend, we're going to be back in the 80s, it's not going to be hot, but it's going to be warmer than it was today. by the end of the weekend, some scattered showers and thunderstorms in the forecast. we have mostly been in the upper 70s across the area, normal high 78 degrees, saturday and sunday mostly the mid 80s across the area, with some rain on sunday, even for monday, but monday expect to be in the low 80s, by tuesday, we'll be drying out with temperatures in the mid 80s and some stays next week where we're in the mid to upper 80s. the rain we expect by the end of
the weekend is still off to our west. so tomorrow will be a mostly dry day. but some of the models are picking up a couple of pops of showers, not a big deal. for tonight, we're going to stay dry, for your saturday mostly dry, this is 4:00 p.m. saturday afternoon. just about mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies and that's the shower i was mention, some models micking up on it. not everyone would see one. sunday morning'll be waking up to more clouds cover, we could even see a few early showers through the poconos, a better chance of some showers and storms, most of this could still be often off to our west in the afternoon. rain chances stick around sunday night and into monday, so for monday, starting off the next workweek, we are looking at rain in the forecast, make sure you keep that in mind. so your forecast for the week in philadelphia tomorrow, 83
degrees mostly sunny, sunday scattered showers and storms, mostly in the afternoon. pennsylvania suburbs sunny tomorrow, low 80s, scattered showers and storms lingering into monday. 81 degrees. by sunday, could see some early showers and even into monday, if you're in new jersey and delaware, low 80s, dry tomorrow, but by sunday, even long the shore, we'll have the chance for rain. coming up in sports, the kid gloves are off with carson wentz. hear from jordan matthews on how the q.b. has all right earned the respect of his teammates.
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. good evening, we're just a few days away from seeing what carson wentz' second act of being quarterback is going to be. >> this isn't, you know, like our little bird that we're trying to just move along. he's a starting quarterback in the nfl. and like i'm saying, i sat here and told you all before, the dude's poised, he's different. he carries himself with confidence and he goes out there and plays hard and i don't think the game is too big for him. does that mean he's going to be perfect every time? no. but i know for a fact he can go out there every time and play. >> in the wake of local and national praise for the young .
q.b. >> i think physically he reminds of a combination of luck, just watching him play, but a guy who i play within jim kelly, i saw strength in that, just a toughness, kind of a mentally tough, physically tough attitude, not afraid to stand in the pocket and take a hit. meanwhile, penn state and on a collision course this weekend. they know things will be rocking like grandma's favorite chair. here's the head coach on dealing with the noise at the stadium. >> we want to not allow the, as best we can the crowd and the atmosphere to fact us it's really, really hardnd it's a really hard place. last time we were up there, it was a seven point game going into the fourth quarter and the
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that we expect showers and storms for that monday. >> we'll see you again at 11:00. 6 tonight, birther bombshell. donald trump finally admits president obama was born in the u.s. but ignites more controversy, falsely claiming hillary clinton started the birther rumors he spread for years. clinton firing back, accusing trump of pushing a racist conspiracy and getting backup from the first lady. emergency gas hike, prices spiking at the pump for millions of americans, after a massive pipeline spill triggers multiple states of emergency. brought back to life. caught on camera, first responders saving a man at the drink of death from heroin overdose. the feds launching a new mission to battle a growing epidemic. and destroying your data, why all that personal information you thought you deleted from our old phone or computer can come back to haunt you.