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right now on "nbc 10 news today," new details on the man accused of being involved in explosions in new york and north jersey and what the suspect's father is saying. a school fight6z breaks ou between a student and a teacher right in the middle of the hall. hear who is facing charges. following breaking news out of north carolina this morning where a dozen police officers are hurt after clashing with protesters following an officer-involved shooting. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning, almost to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema.
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last full day of summer. let's start with meteorologist bill henley in the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. hey, bill. >> it's going to feel like a typical july day. except this september or october, i've lost track. it is september and, you know, today is the last full day of summer. the normal high would be 76 degrees, well into the 80s this afternoon. clear of any fog. the fog is thicker in some communities. not too bad in the suburbs but now in south jersey, wrightstown and mt. holly. dense fog for both locations. the fog will disappear with a temperature warmup. we're in the 60s for new jersey and the suburbs of philadelphia. low clouds in the lehigh valley, that's the view from easton this morning. clouds linger into the late morning hours before you get breaks of sunshine this afternoon. 86 degrees, partly sunny skies today. 80s for the rest of the week. except at the shore, 70s with
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mostly cloudy skies today. a look at each of these forecasts hour by hour when i come back. first, jessica boyington has an update from the first alert traffic center. >> we're watching another accident, brand new one into our system in new hanover, deep creek road. that intersection being diverted around right now with an accident scene. watching the schuylkill expressway, our cameras around montgomery drive. still looking great, east and westbound. in or out of the city, okay. our drive times are 12 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway. 422 looks great as well. we have eastbound drive times, where we check first. that's where we see most of the cars headed. eastbound from 29 to the schuylkill expressway, maybe increased two minutes or so. it's typically a six to seven-minute trip. we're still moving out there. not seeing major delays yet. >> we're following breaking news in north carolina this morning. angry street protests erupted in charlotte after police say an officer shot an unarmed
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african-american man in an apartment complex yesterday. the man died at the hospital. his family says he did not have a gun. as for the protests last night, police say demonstrators destroyed police cars and 12 moif police officers were injured. the hearing will address how to stop future attacks. the new york police department deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism john miller will testify. meantime, the fbi filed new charges against the suspect in those attacks, ahmad khan rahami. >> he's accused of making and setting off weapons of mass destruction. a spokesperson for the u.s. attorney in manhattan tells nbc news that rahami will first face charges in federal court in manhattan. investigators say rahami is scene on surveillance video walking near the spots where a bomb was placed and where one bomb went off. 31 people were her in the blast. we're also learning a lot about
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rahami's past, including his recent travels to pakistan and also afgheráup'. and in the next half hour, nbc 10's pamela osborne will join us with more on that and the time that rahami's own father called him a terrorist. now back to the arrest of the new york and new jersey bombing suspect. >> two men are being called heroes after finding bombs at that train station in elizabeth before they went off. one of the men, lee parker is homeless. he was walking with his friend, ivan white sunday night when they spotted a backpack. parker is trying to earn money for an apartment and had a job interview scheduled the next day. the backpack is just what he needed. when white opened the backpack and saw metal cylinders with wires sticking out, he said he knew they needed to go to the police. >> hero? nah. i won't go that far. doing the right thing, an every day regular dude doing the right thing? yeah. >> the pair's actions are being recognized by the elizabeth community. a go fund me page entitled
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hometown heroes has already raised $12,000 from dozens of people. a philadelphia high school student is facing charges after he was involved in a fight with a teacher at school and it was caught on camera. >> monique braxton is outside the school in the city's mayfair section. >> the student from the lincoln high has been charged with aggravated assault as well as recklessly endangering another person. he fought a teacher and it was all captured on camera. >> oh! >> students told us one of their peers was late to class. words were exchanged and then this, a 16-year-old on the left punching at a 44-year-old teacher on the right. >> he was trying to detain him. i don't get why nobody tried to break it up. >> he's really nice. he jokes around. he's a cool guy. >> it appeared all the students we spoke to favor the teacher's side of the story but it's still not clear if someone attempted to break up the fight here at
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lincoln high. we do know, though, according to police and the school district, the teacher has not been charged. we'll continue to follow this investigation. i'll be back in about an hour. live for now, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. philadelphia police say the man who appeared to be the victim of a hit and run in the city's rhawnhurst section will face robbery charges. investigators say when the driver pulled up to an atm, a man walked over with a gun. the driver took off but then he went back to get his card out of the machine. the suspect jumped out right at him. the driver hit him with his car and drove out. >> he fled. he's scared. he's not from this country. he's only been here for a month. he's in fear that he would be arrested. he did the right thing when he saw the police had his car and came right out and decided to come forward and cooperate. >> police say the robbery
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suspect suffered head injuries and is in critical condition. 5:36. philadelphia police sergeant sylvia young is waking up at home this morning. she was released from the hospital yesterday. she was one of six shot during that deadly rampage in west philadelphia friday night. nicholas glenn fired more than a dozen rounds at her patrol car, hitting her in the shoulder, arm and torso. it's something that's all too familiar to officer jesse hartnett who survived an ambush earlier this year. >> to turn the tv on to see something like this going on again, it's traumatic. it's a shame that it's even -- it's trulyç devastating. >> sergeant young is a 19-year veteran of the force. the police commissioner says she plans to return to work. 5:37. epipen maker executive will get grilled on capitol hill over the drug's price surge. mylan's ceo will testify before the house oversight committee. the company has been slammed
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recently for raising the price of the epipen more than 500% since 2007. the cost of an epipen two-pack $608. testimony begins in the market street build collapse civil trial. six were killed, 12 injured when a center city building being demolished collapsed on to a salvation army building in 2013. a seventh person died later of his injuries. the defense attorney says the building onner and the salvation army had no keck to the collapse. the testimony is expected to last for at least two months. the construction contractser and excavator operator were criminally charged and convicted for causing the deadly collapse. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 22 minutes before 6:00. we are dry this morning but we do have some clouds that are rolling through philadelphia. they're coming inland from the coast. those clouds are reaching into the suburbs and the lehigh valley. below the clouds in south
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jersey, we're seeing thick fog. look at mt. holly and wrightstown. dense fog in those locations. not as thick as it was yesterday. the suburbs of blue bell have seen decreases. fog to start with during the day, the temperatures will climb. the fog will disappear, so will the weather. 75 degrees at 10:00. that's close to the normal high temperature for this time of year. we're into the 80s starting at lunch time, 85 degrees with snaen and scattered clouds in philadelphia at 4:00 this afternoon. 64 degrees now. 70s at 10:00 and in the 70s around midday. the lehigh valley, sunshine and a few scattered clouds. those clouds will be thinning out, 84 degrees at 2:00 this afternoon. clouds will be lingering in south jersey. i don't expect to see showers in new jersey. some breaks of sunshine and a
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warmup in spite of those clouds, 82 degrees. there will be thin clouds around at 2:00 this afternoon. 83. once the temperatures warm from the middle 60s with, that's whe see the fog disappear. at the shore, no fog being reported but clouds hanging in there. staying in the 70s even with breaks of sunshine during the afternoon. and delaware, the clouds will thin out as well. clouds, sunshine, 75 degrees later this morning into the lower 80s this afternoon. the other thing that will happen, as the day goes on, as we warm into the 80s, you'll feel the humidity coming down. it comes down a bit more this evening. show you how that plays out with the 10 day on 10 in a few minutes. 5:40. 20 minutes before 6:00 a.m. people heading out to school and work this morning. >> let's check the roads, including route 30. nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. jessica? >> we're watching the white horse pike, route 30 in collingswood circle. a couple of cars out the door.
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no big problems or delays. most of our jersey majors look like that. 42, this is new jersey walt whitman bridge. heading into philadelphia, no increase in the brave times yet. average speeds into the 60s. new hanover, there's an accident reported on deep creek road and schultz road. we're still watching this accident from earlier this morning in plymouth on sandy hill road and plymouth road. there was an earlier zaeraccide. cleanup is now closed. checking in with more of our majors when i come back. hearing both sides of the story, just ahead, we'll tell you a police officer's side of the story after she was involved in a deadly shooting that set off a demonstration. also taking a stand. hear why a school cafeteria worker quit her job over a policy that she says shames certain students. what's for din?
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wegmans ez meals. [alright] idonald 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.
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5:44 today. the reverend al sharpton will visit tulsa, oklahoma in the wake of a deadly unarmed african-american man that sparked protests in tulsa. >> i have a subject.
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he won't show me has hands. >> the video from the police helicopter shows crutcher with his hands up. betty she'lllbshelby, fired, kie man. the attorney for the vick's family says the window of the client's car was closed, making it impossible for him to reach in and no weapon was found. overnight, police said they did find the drug pcp in the man's car. eagles safety malcolm jenkins is also addressing the deadly shooting. >> he posted on twitter, quote, the first step to fixing a problem is admitting there is one. don't ignore injustice, #terence crutcher. this follows the protest on the field following the monday night game. some say what he did was the right move. others say he will make things worse. >> he has the right to do what he wants to do. >> whether we like it or not, these athletes are role models,
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overpaid and not worth what they get. >> i'd like to see everybody stand up and join together as one. >> there will be a race for peace summit next month when andrew howell and fred herron will sit at the table with other local leaders to discuss positive change. lesean mccoy is now the target of a civil lawsuit stemming from a fight earlier this year. >> tmz sport says the man throwing the punches in this surveillance video is mccoy. the scuffle happened at the see s -- recess lounge february 6th. the officers say they have permanent injuries to head, face and bodies. they're suing for $150,000 to cover damages. >> our investigation confirmed they were attacked and assaulted by lesean mccoy. and the other defendants who are named in the complaint. >> in addition to mccoy, the lawsuit names his friends and
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recess lounge as defendants. we called and went to mccoy's attorney's office but he was not able for comment. 5:47. a show of support this morning for a school cafeteria worker who quit over what she's calling lunch shaming. >> her name is stacey. she said she had to take a hot lunch away from an elementary school student because his parents owed more than $25 for previous school lunches. this happened in cans onburg near pittsburgh last week. the cafeteria worker says the policy proved too painful for her to enforce. >> he was like, oh, chicken. his little eyes welled up with tears. it was heartbreaking for me. >> the school district says it's trying to deal with a backlog of families who owe tens of thousands of dollars. we asked you what you think about this policy. here's what some of you posted. jessica writes -- >> we talked about this on facebook live. no school should ever deprive a child of a hot lunch. you never know if that meal is
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the only hot one they receive and it's not their responsibility to keep their account up to date. ruth writes shame on the school, school board and anyone else settle this with the parents, don't take it out on the children. we'd like to know what you think. 5:48 and now to decision 2016. first lady michelle obama will be in philadelphia next week. the first lady will campaign for democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton. the exact location has not yet been released. the anonsment comes a week after president obama visited philadelphia to make his pitch for clinton. >> donald trump is facing new scrutiny about his foundation. yesterday, new york's attorney general confirmed he's looking into whether trump used money from his own charity to pay legal settlements. "the washington post" was the first to report this news. among those payments was $100,000 to a veterans group after a legal dispute. in response, the trump campaign released this statement, that says in part, there was not and could not be any intent or
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motive or the trump foundation to make improve payment. all contributions are reported to the irs and all foundation donations are publicly disclosed. the first presidential debate between trump and clinton is on monday night. before the debate, join nbc 10's decision 2016 team at xfinity live in south philly. be part of a live audience or watch us live on tv at 7:00. it's all about what you want to hear the candidates say during the debate. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 11 minutes before 6:00. heading out, you'll find a warm start this morning. still a little bit muggy. some of that mugginess is producing thick fog in new jersey and some of the suburbs. more of it is in new jersey compared to yesterday when it was the suburbs of pennsylvania. the temperatures climbing into the 80s. a warm summer day. in fact, the last warm summer day. because autumn arrives tomorrow. it will still be warm tomorrow. this evening, cooler and less humid than last night.
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you'll feel the difference later today. just dropped to 59 degrees in the suburbs. lehigh valley, 62 degrees with clouds overhead and cooling temperatures. there's still time for the fog to thicken up in the suburbs. right now it's new jersey at 70 degrees with the mugginess that's producing the fog. in the city, fog free, 66 in west mt. airy, brewerytown at 67. kensington at 68. 68 also at philadelphia international and port richmond, 71 to start with. a warm summer day? yes. and dry for most areas. if we get a sprinkle or light shower, it will be at the shore. the remnants of julia will spin clouds into the day today. i expect most areas will stay dry. look at these temperatures, 86 degrees in center city and chestnut hill. 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. well into the 80s with lots of sunshine to the lehigh valley. any fog in the suburbs will disappear. the lehigh valley with partly so
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mostly sunny skies, middle 80s. new jersey, sunshine and clouds in trenton. mostly cloudy in evesham township and hamilton. you'll get enough sunshine to see the temperatures climb into the 80s. mostly cloudy along the coast. 77 in ocean city. wilmington, 85 degrees this afternoon. warmer weather ahead as we ease into autumn. 88 degrees on friday. the warmup ends on friday. 70s arrive this weekend. 78 degrees on saturday. and near 70 on sunday. we may stay in the 60s for most of the day. that's after a cool morning at 54 degrees. even cooler mondayujjjt down to 50 degrees. 71 degrees monday afternoon and a few clouds on tuesday. a slight chance of a shower coming through with those clouds and we're dry for wednesday, thursday and friday. likely to get some showers. the temperatures remaining in the 70s. >> all right, bill, thanks. >> go ahead. >> sorry. we're just chatting it up.
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nine minutes before 6:00 right now. let's get you to work. >> that's what happens. if you have an 8:00, 9:00 flight and you're using 95, listen up. jessica boyington has information for you. >> that's right. it's my turn to talk anyway. we'll keep it safe in here this morning. 95 around front street looks great. no problems north or southbound on 95. the drive times look great, in or out of center city. we're doing okay headed toward the philadelphia international airport. we're still about 45 minutes away from starting to see any big problems or delays. in salford township, a fire reported on cressman road and morewood road. there's a big pile of mulch that's burning. i'll have an update in a couple of minutes. a hero thrill show. ahead, we'll tell you about the pep rally happening today in center city and how it's all for a good cause. don't forget to vote for our high school blitz game of the week. the choices are cb south at
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. i'm watching route 38 around haddonfield road in cherry hill, new jersey. pretty much what most of our majors look like right now. we're not seeing a huge increase in drive times yet. if you're heading into center city, you're okay, in parts of philadelphia as well. more update on that when i come back in the next couple of minutes around the 6:00 hour. a popular exit off the betsy ross bridge will be closed for nine months starting tonight. >> the i-95 south exit to aramingo will be shut down around 8:00 p.m. it means headaches for drivers in that area. you'll have two other ways to go, take the bridge street exit and follow the detour signs or take the exit sat allegheny
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avenue. the hero thrill show will hold a pep rally. it features the drill team in a preview of the show scheduled for saturday, october 1st outside the wells fargo center, the show raises money to pay college tuition of children of philadelphia police and firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. a viewer tells us her power bill went from $25 to $900. she figured it was just a mistake but could not get the problem fixed. >> that's a huge jump. coming up at 6:00, we'll explain how the bill soared so high. we'll they you how the nbc 10 responds team helped clear up the situation. plus, breaking news in charlotte after a deadly police shooting, we'll tell you what happened after demonstrators hit the streets in protest. three minutes before 6:00. you're watching "nbc 10 news today." it is 58 degrees. >> and a little bit of fog out there. we'll walk through that. if you're heading out the door,
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violence in the streets. protests break out in charlotte after a deadly police shooting. >> highway threats. a man claims a driver pulled a gun on him during a road rage incident and says he was a police officer. and federal charges, the case is taking shape against the man accused of planting bombs in north jersey and new york. nbc 10 news starts now. 6:00 a.m. this wednesday morning. good morning. you're watching "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. bill was giving me a license lesson. he says the warmup will help dissolve the fog that's out there. pleads get right to meteorologist bill henley with that science project. >> the temperatures will warm up, clouds in the corner of the screen. those clouds will be thinning out and sunshine will take the temperat i


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