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breaking news, a house fire in wilmington burns out of control sending people to the hospital with injuries. we have a crew live on the scene. also this morning, the search is on for the gunman wanted in the mall shooting near seattle that killed four people. the overnight developments are coming up. on this first weekend of fall it will feel like it. details on cooler weather straight ahead in the first alert forecast. good morning, this is nbc10 news today, i am rosemary connors. it is 5:00 this saturday. let's get right to the weekend
weather with crystal clie. >> the forecast is looking better than it was. temperatures in the afternoon way different than what we were seeing. as we start out, a cold front is passing. feeling as a result this morning not much effect, it is a nice start to the early a.m. hours. light and breezy winds are picking up. moving into the afternoon, it will be much nicer. talking 10, 15 degrees cooler for afternoon highs compared to just yesterday where we hit a high of 89 officially in our area. cooler evening as well moving into tonight, tomorrow morning, next several mornings. temperatures will be noticeably different and cooler, meaning feeling a lot more like fall. here are temperatures now. 70 in philadelphia. mid 70s around midnight. get this. we dip to mid-50s in the next few hours, then the afternoon bumped back to the mid 70s.
this is a big difference from yesterday. 61 in allentown, 71 in wilmington. atlantic city, 68 degrees. temperatures will be nice moving through the weekend. we have changes on the horizon. we will talk about those in a few minutes. now to breaking news from new castle county. police are injured in a house fire in wilmington and there's a report of one person trapped. crews have been on the scene on lakeview road where flames broke out at 3:00 this morning. working to find out how many were hurt and the extent of their injuries. we learned that medics took victims to the hospital. we have a crew working to bring pictures and new information. stay with nbc10 for updates throughout the morning. you can get updates on the nbc10 app. we will get a live picture from the scene shortly. stick with us. also this morning, following a developing story out of washington state. police are searching for a gunman that killed four women and wounded another at a
shopping mall in burlington. gunfire broke out at the makeup counter at macy's. security evacuated the mall immediately. police released a video image of the suspected gunman here. last seen armed with a rifle, walking toward the interstate highway linking burlington to seattle. in north carolina, protesters filled the streets for a fourth night, demanding answers, this after new video surfaced yesterday showing the moments leading up to tuesday's police shooting of keith lamont scott. we warn you, you may find this disturbing and difficult to watch. >> don't shoot him. >> scott's family released cell phone video taken by his wife. you can hear her in the background. officers shouted at scott to drop what they say they perceived to be a gun. scott's wife said he has
traumatic brain injury and wouldn't hurt them. then we heard gunshots but you don't see the shooting. videos released added to frustration and anger of protesters who gathered again in charlotte. >> did you shoot him? >> my gut reaction was pure sadness, pure sadness for anyone to have to go through that. >> protesters stepped up the call for the police to release the body and dash cam footage of the shooting in charlotte. just ahead, we will have reaction here in our area and more on when some say police should release that video. also in charlotte family and friends gathered to remember justin carr who died thursday after someone shot him in the head during protests and riots wednesday night. his family says he loved life and loved his girlfriend who is expecting their baby next month. >> everybody is saying they're there for me and it is going to be okay, but it is not.
i need justin, can't nobody take his place. >> charlotte officials say police didn't fire the shot that killed carr. they have arrested a suspect in this case and charged him with murder. stay with nbc10 for continuing coverage. we will keep you updated on new information on the air and on the nbc10 app. five minutes past 5:00 on this saturday. today hundreds of people will pack fair mount park to raise awareness for circle sell disease. there's no cure. today is the 19th year of the sickle cell 5k walk and fund-raiser. monique braxton is live where registration begins in two hours, monique? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. the treatment you mentioned is helping a lot of young people just in my years of participating. i have met kids, when i met them, they were in elementary
school. now a lot of them are pursuing their dreams in college. as you mention, it is the 19th annual walter brandon sickle cell walk. kicks off here in the shadow of the museum. our camera was rolling last year when thousands walked and ran through the park. in past years, we watched participation quadruple and that's because organizers opened what was a 5k walk to runners. one highlight is an appearance of philadelphia sound co-musician, song writer kenny gamble. he is one of the sponsors of the sickle cell disease association of america in the region. it begins with bell ringing at 7:15. that's when the names of deceased sickle cell victims are read aloud. there will be health screenings and a children's festival. the walk kicks off at 8:35.
before that the runners take to the court. monique braxton, nbc10 news. i have decided i intend to vote for donald trump. >> once his rival, now his supporter, ted cruz gets behind donald trump and says he will be voting for the republican nominee. taking it to the streets, we will talk about the street festival happening in philly. how you can celebrate. what the protest has to do with it.
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it will be dropping down. temperatures are way cooler this afternoon than yesterday afternoon. here's the planner for today. mid-60s at 8:00 a.m. then moving up. look how slowly we warm. only make it to the mid 70s this afternoon. also going from partly cloudy to cloudiness, then moving to more sunshine later in the afternoon as the front moves out. in the suburbs, same situation, mid-60s for lunchtime, low 70s to mid 70s by midday. forecasting a high of 74 degrees around parts of philadelphia and the suburbs. in the lehigh valley, 57 at 8:00 a.m. moving to the low 70s through 4:00 p.m. the same, delaware through new jersey, just in the 70s, the shore as well. today go play in the street, get out there, take a walk, take a bike ride. you'll be able to do all of that during the phillies free street festival. from 8:00 this morning until
1:00 this afternoon, city officials close part of south street and several other roads to traffic in philadelphia. the idea stems from a year ago when pope francis was in philly, many streets were closed to vehicular traffic. the mayor is going to power walk the route. one shop owner expects many across the city will be enjoying themselves again. >> people like to ride bikes with kids and walk in the streets. it was such a great idea, they said why don't we do it again. >> take a look, temporary road closures cover front and south streets, south street bridge, schuylkill river and all the way out to mlk drive to falls bridge. tap the nbc10 app for more details. 11 minutes past 5:00 this saturday. 70 degrees. free street festival isn't the only good news for bike riders in philadelphia. there's a new protected bike line on a mile long stretch of
ryan avenue. parallel parking is 14 feet out from the curb. you have the bike lanes, then the parallel parking. parked cards will shield bicyclists from traffic. they hope this is the first of many. sometimes real stories are better than anything you can makeup. >> one of those stories happening here in our area in allentown. why a local filmmaker is reliving a contest for something that caught the world's taepgs o
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new castle county. people are injured in a house fire in wilmington, report of at least one person trapped. it is on lakeview road. flames broke out around 3:00 this morning. we are working to get more information on how many were hurt, the extent of their injuries, whether any firefighters may have been hurt in all of this. we learned medics have taken the victims to christiana hospital. we will stay on top of this, bring you new video through the morning. now to decision 2016. better late than never. form presidential candidate ted cruz is endorsing donald trump for president. he announced plans on facebook to vote for his fellow republican. at a dinner, he explained the twofold reason he finally chose to support trump. >> i made a promise i will
support the republican nominee. hillary clinton is a train wreck who would be a disaster. >> trump says he is greatly honored by cruz's endorsement and looks forward to working with cruz for many years to come. today hillary clinton's daughter chelsea will campaign in johnstown, pennsylvania. yesterday she was in flint, michigan, getting an update on the water crisis. chelsea says she has not been part of her mother's debate preparation but wouldn't be surprised if the flint situation came up monday night. speaking of the monday debate, reports say hillary clinton and donald trump are getting ready for it in very different ways. clinton said to be holding mock debates with trump, trump preparing with informal meetings. they're hud egg with advisers and studying video from previous debates. analysts and supporters from both sides are laying out their
expectations. >> she has to come out of this debate showing people her heart, her humor. >> donald trump presents himself as a calm, rational leader, that will throw hillary clinton off her game more than anything else. >> monday's debate expected to draw the biggest television audience in decades. libertarian nominee gary johnson won't be on the debate stage, but demonstrated what he would do if he got the chance to mix it up with clinton and trump. take a look. >> i could stand there the whole debate and not say anything. >> johnson said he could emerge as a leader, even if he showed up and talked like he just did. the former new mexico governor didn't make the cut after failing to get a minimum of support in an average of major polls.
count on nbc10 for every angle of monday's debate. runs from 4:00 to 6:30, then catch the special live starting at 7:00. then the main event. lester holt will moderate that debate, beginning at 9:00. get all of the highlights and reaction post debate on nbc10 news at 11:00. today, the smithsonian will dedicate its newest addition, national museum of african-american history and culture, officially opens this morning. it follows the journey of african americans from bondage to emancipation through segregation, civil rights and black lives matter movement. >> represents my life. many before me. >> we need a museum that takes african-american culture and uses it to understand what it
means to be american. >> president obama will have the honor of ringing the freedom bell today to open the museum. the african-american museum in philadelphia is hosting a watch party for the grand opening of the national museum of african-american history and culture in washington. watch a live stream of the dedication ceremony happening there. today's event begins with music at 9:00, then the ceremony runs from 10:00 this morning until 1:00 this afternoon. we have a great forecast for you getting ready for the weekend here. looking at temperatures this morning dropped in lehigh valley. 61. 70 in philadelphia, 69 in delaware. upper 60s for south jersey, right at 71 on the jersey shore. in philadelphia, some neighborhoods are looking again mostly 60s, 70s to kickoff. 68 in kensington.
we are at 70 for center city. quite a few of the upper 60s. park wood, 66 degrees. temperatures to kickoff the morning not considerably cooler than the last few days. you're going to feel that difference as cool air behind that front starts to settle in later today. as for winds, breezy to windy in areas like allentown, philadelphia. 10 to 20 miles per hour wind speeds. the cold front is passing through this area which typically will pick up winds as it moves through. notice the direction of winds dropping in from the north because the cold front is tropg in from the north. winds are expected to pick up moving through south jersey, on the shore, and delaware as the front passes. it moves now, then more on the light and breezy range for afternoon. temperatures will be so much better as we move into the weekend. we have been in the upper 80s several days in a row.
yesterday, 89 the temperature we saw. the average is 75 degrees. we are there now. saturday, 74, sunday 73, then repeat ourselves monday and tuesday. typical for this time of year as we finish september. things are looking very nice in terms of temperatures. also, we're going to be staying dry. chances of rain for the weekend at least really nonexistent. saturday, sunday looking dry in philadelphia, dover, and reading, and atlantic city. that's across the board we expect a chance of rain to bump up moving into tuesday of your work week. there's the look. monday in the mid 70s, still lower 70s tuesday, with a chance for showers. then temperatures bump up a tad into mid 70s thursday, friday, into the weekend. nice, holding on to the 70s with mostly sunny conditions and
besides a chance of rain tuesday. looks like a dry ten day forecast as we continue to move along. citizens bank park becomes the world's greatest obstacle course in the fourth annual spartan race. this is video from last year's event clearly in cooler weather. the worldwide racing series has athletes overcome structures and obstacles. kids race is also planned. it starts at 7:30, runs until 3:30 this afternoon. also today in south philly, anthem protest planned for temple's game against charlotte at lincoln financial field. the black student union tweeted members will sit during the national anthem at the homecoming game. four eagles players staged a protest on the same field sunday night. colin kaepernick started the protests as a call to end social injustice across the country. 5:22. 70 degrees outside. coming up in sports, eagles
5:25 this saturday. here's a live look at philadelphia museum of art. feels like fall in time for the first weekend of fall. we are in the 70s, in the 80s much of the week. krystal klei has been telling us a cold front is pushing in, that will bring down temperatures. she will have details throughout the morning. well, times were tough in allentown in the early '80s. as the song goes, they were closing the factories down. when an a.m. station offered a mobile home as prize of a unique contest, response was overwhelming. tracy davidson reports how a filmmaker is telling the story of the bizarre billboard battle that played out in our backyard. it was 1982. >> the economy is terrible. reagan just came in office. >> they were living in allentown. >> mortgage race were like 18%.
>> struggling to find work or pay for a home. >> the small radio station in allentown decided to hold a contest, put three people on a bill bore, whoever stays longest wins the mobile home. >> an article was it were enin "the wall street journal" and now he wants to relive it. billboard boys premiers sunday. >> first thing got my attention, makes you ask how long could i have stayed. when i found out they lasted 261 days living over a highway through a blizzard, it is an amazing story. >> he says this was somewhat of a reality show before reality tv. one of the men was arrested for selling drugs at the billboard during the competition. >> sometimes real stories are better than anything you can makeup. this is a case where it didn't need a lot of fluff, it was good enough on its own. >> even though the billboard boys became an international sensation, the real story was about the american people living in allentown. >> i think this story is so
uniquely american but also truly is a local story. >> tracy davidson, nbc10 news. >> he says allentown bounced back from the democratic downfall and he thinks that story needs to be told as well. it premiers tomorrow at the arts quest center in bethlehem and is open to the public. this morning, we continue to follow breaking news out of new castle county. this video just into the nbc10 newsroom. here's what we know. crews took people to the hospital with injuries this morning after the fire was burning out of control. this is in wilmington. we also know at least one person was trapped. we have a crew on the scene working to get us new information. we will keep you posted throughout the morning. we are going to take a quick break. be right back. when pat toomey went to washington, he didn't stop...
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