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this morning, we're learning more about the man behind the deadly shooting rampage in west philadelphia. but there are still questions about the motives, and where he got the gun. we're following the investigation from police headquarters. an explosion rocks a new york city neighborhood leaving nearly 30 people hurt. a live report from manhattan is straight ahead. we are tracking some rain on this sunday. a live look at the first alert radar shows the path of those showers moving into the region. when they'll get here. how long they'll last. that's all coming up. >> nbc 10 news, starts now. >> good morning, this is nbc 10 news today, i'm rosemary connors. it's 9:00 on this sunday. thanks for being with us. let's get right to that sunday forecast with meteorologist krystal klei. krystal, cloudy out there to say
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the least. >> yeah, very cloudy out there. in fact you take a look at that live look at center city. some of the clouds low enough they're kind of capping off the top of some of the higher buildings outside one of our cameras you can't see a thing because of the cloud coverage. right now at 73 degrees in philadelphia. this is a warmer start than the last few mornings because of the clouds and moisture in the air. it is more humid. 73 as well in the pennsylvania suburbs, and pretty much that's where we are across the board here with winds sitting light. so today it's going to be go the clouds, then the potential for rain as we move later into the day. that will start to the lehigh valley extending to the suburbs before it hits areas of philadelphia, new jersey, late this day into the overnight hours. temperatures warming to the mid 80s outside. 85 philadelphia, low 80s for the lehigh valley. and in the new jersey shore about 80 for your forecast temperature. along the shore not likely to
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see the rain until we move into the night time hours and extending in to your monday. here's a look at our clouds and radar. again those rain showers moving right now to the west of us. they'll be heading our direction and the potential, especially into tomorrow for heavy rain is there. we'll take a closer look at the timing of those storms coming up. this morning we are learning more about the gunman behind the deadly shooting spree through west philadelphia. this as two police officers and three innocent bystanders are recovering in the hospital. nbc 10's lauren mayk is live at police headquarters with what we know about the shooter's criminal history. lauren? >> rosemary, philadelphia police investigators are trying to figure out what led up to this rampage, and also, where the shooter got this gun. police tell us, the serial number was obliterated. and that makes it more difficult to trace this weapon. now we have some new surveillance video much the moment when all of this unfolded
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in west philadelphia. you can see one of the officers into the midst of all of this appear to hit the ground, get back up and move around to the other side of this suv. police killed the shooter in an alley along 48th street. glenn had a lengthy criminal history. an attorney who represented him in drug cases tells nbc 10 glenn became more despondent when he was in solitary confinement in prison after issues with fighting. police tell us they found a letter on glenn after the shootings with the heading doomed people. it described his hatred towards his probation officers and police. but commissioner richard ross tells us much of that letter is rambling and they want to know what led up to this to stave off any future attacks. >> we always say that if an individual can harm a law enforcement officer they can harm just about anybody. and that's what he did. he just happened to carry it out almost simultaneously. >> the commissioner says they will continue to look for a
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motive. and investigators are looking to family and friends to help put the pieces to the. live at police headquarters, i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> thanks for that. right now, five of the victims remain in the hospital. the officer ambushed sergeant sylvia young had a bulletproof vest to thank for saving her life. she was one of the first shot. sergeant young was on a special detail that night aimed at lower being crime in the neighborhood. stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app for updates on the shooting rampage. we'll bring up more about the suspect's past and the latest on the victims' conditions. authorities say an explosion in new york city does not appear to be linked to a bomb blast in seaside park ocean county that happened just before a charity run yesterday. >> we need to shut down this run. shut down this run. >> the device went off inside this trash can along ocean avenue as thousands of people were waiting for a marine corps charity run to start. sources say additional the run was actually dlad
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because of some registration issues. so no one was near the trash can at the time of the blast. >> the big thing was that delay helped tremendously in terms of what could have been injuries and others issues. >> the can was in tatters. and white smoke was pouring out. >> it really was loud. >> sources tell us additional undetonated devices were also discovered inside that trash can. new this morning philadelphia police are investigating a double shooting in tioga. officers say two men were sitting in a car at broad street and erie avenue around 4:30 this morning when someone trying to rob them opened fire. one victim is now in critical condition. the other is stable. also new in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood, three people are in the hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting outside of a night club on caster avenue. one of the victims is in critical condition. police tell us an argument in the club's parking lot escalated
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into gunfire. two women and a man were wounded. there are no arrests in the case. today the philadelphia temple of the church of jesus christ of latter-day saints will officially be dedicated. a cornerstone ceremony will be held at the temple's location at 17th and vine streets. nbc's vai sikahema, a church leader, will offer the benediction at the final service. last night as you can see, there was a cultural celebration in north philadelphia. in honor of the new temple. hundreds of young people used original song and dance to depict the history and culture of the city. six minutes after 9:00 right now on this sunday. a man who put his life on the line to fight for civil rights in the 1960s will soon receive a national honor in philadelphia. we'll have details on the award just ahead. and some special recognition for the family of the new jersey state trooper who died in the line of duty. we'll show you how the community is remembering him. newspapers know
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now to this new video from new york. it shows the moment an explosion rocked part of manhattan, and injured more than two dozen people. nbc's live in chelsea with the latest on the investigation. >> good morning. the explosion happened about a block away from here at a busy intersection, and you can see the streets are still closed at this moment. police are standing guard on this street, not letting anybody go through, even people who work in some of these businesses here. while the nypd has not said what caused this explosion they made one thing very clear. this was no accident. news four new york has obtained several security videos documenting this incident. in this video you can see the
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initial bright flash of the explosion and then people running for their lives. this happened at the intersection of 23rd and 6th avenue in chelsea, which has a lot of bars and restaurants. clearly very crowded on a saturday night. after the blast the nypd combed the surrounding area for secondary devices just as a precaution. and they found a pressure cooker on another street, about four blocks away in what appears to be a cell phone and electrical wiers attached inside a plastic bag. the nypd bomb squad sent a robot onto the street to remove this device. they have brought it to an area in the bronx where they will detonate it later on today. at this point police have not said what caused this explosion but the key point is, they believe it was intentional. >> was an intentional act. we're going have a lot more to say in the coming hours as we have more detailed analysis. whatever the cause, whatever the intentions here, new yorkers will not be intimidated. we are not going to let anyone  change who we are, or how we go
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about our lives. >> and this was no small explosion. 29 people in total were injured. they were sent to area hospitals, treated for bruises and cuts. we're told all 29 of them have been released from their respective hospitals. that is the latest, nbc 10 news. back to you. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. and we're starting with that look at your radar and satellite because we've got a little action on the map here. you see there's a line of some showers, possibly some heavier rain. the yellow that you see now just moving in to reading and that's going to move into allentown here early on this morning. this is going to be very spotty activity through your morning hour. in fact this is isolated storms. otherwise that thicker cloud coverage hanging over parts of the pennsylvania suburbs, as well as the lehigh valley. now it's even extended through philadelphia to parts of new jersey, as well. the shore today is going to be that mix of clouds and some sun.
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elsewhere more on the mostly cloudy side with some breaks in sun. we'll get to philadelphia, forecasting temperature of 83 by your lunch hour. should hit the mid 80s officially for a high. 85 but you see some areas may warm up a bit more than that. it's really going to be dependent on how much we see the sunshine break through. not likely to see rain, though, until we move into the overnight hours. in the suburbs, as well as the lehigh valley that potential is there, with low 80s in the afternoon. you see the icons indicating the storms picking up late in the day for the lehigh valley. delaware, new jersey, mid 80s, as well by this afternoon. cloudiness, and as i mentioned, along the shore, up to 79 degrees by 4:00. not likely to see rain there, though, until we move into late tonight, into tomorrow morning. 12 minutes past niep clock right now on this sunday. honoring a fallen hero next we'll show you a burlington county community is keeping the
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the family of the new jersey state trooper who died in the line of duty received a very special surprise this weekend. west hampton township's municipal drive located right next to the police department is now known as cullen way. it was officially renamed yesterday, in honor of trooper sean cullen. you may remember back in march, trooper cullen was outside of his cruiser while responding to
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an accident on route 295 when he was hit and killed by a passing car. cullen's fiancee was pregnant at the time. she has since given birth to the couple's second son. now to our decision 2016 coverage. protecting the obama legacy. that was hillary clinton's message to the congressional black caucus gala in washington last night. the democratic nominee is hoping black voters turn out for her like they did for president obama. clinton told the crowd that a donald trump would be dangerous, especially for african-americans. >> it's not about golf course promotions, or birth certificates. we need ideas, not insults. real plans to help struggling americans in communities that have been left out and left behind. not prejudice and paranoia. >> president obama also addressed the gala, doubling down on his support for clinton
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by making this statement. >> i will consider it a personal insult, an insult to my legacy, if this community lets down its guard and fails to activate itself in this election. you want to give me a good send-off? go vote! >> the president also took a swipe at donald trump by suggesting that trump missed a civics lesson about slavery and jim crow. speaking of donald trump, the republican nominee campaigned in texas and colorado yesterday. in houston he spoke to a group backing families whose loved ones were killed by undocumented immigrants. trump claimed that hillary clinton stopped immigration laws while she was secretary of state. >> she failed to take forceful action, and ignored the federal law requiring her us is to suspend visas to countries that don't take back their citizens. she didn't want to get involved. >> trump also reminded the group
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of his plan to build a border wall with mexico. he vowed to deport criminal immigrants and not allow them back in the country. philadelphia is gearing up for tomorrow night's liberty medal ceremony honoring civil rights icon georgia congressman john lewis. the 20th annual event will be held at the national constitution center. the medal honors lewis and all those who strived to restore liberty for people around the world. lewis risked death and endured injury to lead the bloody sunday march in selma, alabama in 1965. lewis worked with the reverend dr. martin luther king jr. he also participated in lunch counter sit-ins and freedom rides that led to the passage and federal anti-discrimination laws. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> this morning, a lot different than what we've been seeing the last few mornings. temperatures considerably warmer out there. here's a look at our neighborhoods right now in
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philadelphia. 74 degrees in central city as well as dora at 73 degrees. and it just keeps going here, fox chase, 73. bustleton parkwood up to 75 degrees already outside. we're looking at highs today that will be a bit warmer than they were yesterday, as well. partially because we're starting so much warmer out there. and we are looking at on top of the warmer conditions, cloudy conditions, and you can see why. this wide view shows us that we've got a long stretch of stormy activity and that long stretch is ahead of a cold front that's sitting to our west right now. so that cold front is going to push everything our direction as it moves our way. meaning, that already we're seeing the clouds. but, soon to be we'll start seeing more showers pop up, and that potential is going to continue as we move overnight even into your monday. a little closer look into our area shows us that the clouds have really started to push over the border between pennsylvania and new jersey, noticing some of
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the thicker cloud overhead. into new jersey the shore more scattered coverage. today that will be one of the areas less likely to see rain and mostly just those clouds. here's your hour by hour showing. 9:00 a.m., a few of the spotty storms that sit mostly to our west at this point. they break apart, maybe some breaks in clouds here so pockets of sunshine although this is going to be a mostly cloudy day for us. and spot chances of rain do pick up along the delaware bay. then we move from 1:00 through your afternoon. 5:00 p.m. now we see some showers, thunderstorms developing over allentown. this will continue as we move overknight. spotty storms 4:00 a.m. monday. i think the model is going a little stronger hoo here. there's a possibility of very heavy rain. we could see larger accumulation, maybe above half an inch here. that moves through 4:00 a.m. through 9:00 a.m., passing philadelphia, wilmington, trenton, before it moves along the shore and then those showers
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hanging as we move into your late morning, early afternoon, before moving out entirely through your monday. by tuesday, things will dry. but monday a rainy forecast especially during that morning commute. so a heads up there, toss the umbrella in the car as you're heading to work on monday. philadelphia today, forecasting a high temperature of 85 in center city with the possibility of late-day showers although it's looking more likely for us to see that in the suburbs, and through the lehigh valley. you can see that with your icons through the lehigh valley. down to 82 for the forecast high temperature today and allentown at 81. new jersey partly cloudy to cloudy weather across the board, 85 degrees. atlantic city just tapping at 80 and wilmington, 84 degrees. rehoboth beach also at 84 degrees but along the beach points again less likely to see rain until we hit the overnight and into tomorrow. we'll talk more about your ten-day on tap coming up.
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>> i'm jim rosenfield for nbc 10 at issue. join me later today when we hear from john rafferty the republican candidate running for pennsylvania attorney general and you may not know it, but you've likely given permission for others to read your e-mail. >> they take that content and they often try and match it with some of your recent web searching or looking on google maps. >> that plus what doctors really know about the health benefits of medical marijuana. hint, very little. it's all coming up this morning at 11:30 following "meet the press" only on nbc 10. when it comes to risking social security on the stock market...
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nbc 10 continues our commitment to clear the shelters, and find homes for adoptable pets. amy from the animal care and control team in philadelphia tells us about a pet adoption event that's happening today, and she tells us about a cat in need of a new family. >> skittles is a 5-year-old cat. he was in a home with a loving family but they had to move and couldn't keep him. it is a 145i78 but that's why we're here. skittles is about 5. we don't have too much of a history on him. even though they looked at people, from what you've seen at the shelter, all morning here he's been amazing, hanging out in the green room. and with his volunteer.
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they come in and spend a lot of time with the cats, their personality. give them treats. play with them to help them be happy at the shelter. she says he's a great boy. >> today from 10:00 this morning until 5:00 this afternoon, cat adoption fees are waived at acct. you can give skittles or another cat a forever home. just check out their website acctphilly.o tonight the emmy awards will be handed out. game of thrones, and the fx show the americans could shine. mr. robot and its lead actor are contenders for best drama and actor viola davis is considered the hot ticket when it comes to best actress. take a live look now at citizens bank park in south philly where the final food drive and block party event of
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the season before this afternoon's game with the marlins. the party starts at 11:30. mike schmidt and greg rossen ski will be there. fans who bring a donation can buy a ticket and get another ticket for free. obviously we see the clouds out there. we see them behind out. but just maybe a little rain moving through? >> it's going to be one of those gray days because we've got the rain coming our direction. but we're going to say that event at the park will probably be okay. chances of rain picking up later in the day. overnight as we stretch into philadelphia, and then really it's looking overnight into monday for the shore where you see cape may. so, looking like a little better along the shore. there's your temperatures, we're at 85 for your sunday. 80 monday with chances of showers. and then we dry out more sunshine, tinge 80s through your next week work. >> just nice to not see 90s on that forecast. >> yeah. even sneak in some 70s by the next weekend. it's starting to feel a little more like thank you. >> it is. we're there.
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