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expressway, we're closed both directions in between broad street, just about this area here to the schuylkill expressway for that ongoing construction project. local vine can be a good alternate for you. new jersey, more construction, a ramp closure around the black horse pike 295 northbound. that will be closed for the next half an hour or so at least until the 5:00 hour. rosemary, lauren, back to you guys. two teenagers are dead after a car and suv slammed into each other just after midnight. >> police spent hours overnight investigating. matt delucia is live along the boulevard at front street this morning. what are police telling you about the crash? >> lauren and rosemary, accident investigators left the scene a little while ago, the roads are back open. this is one of the cars involved in the crash, that front end damage. this is what the area looked like shortly after the crash at
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frontant boulevard. it was just before 12:30, one car on front street, the other on the boulevard. the 54-year-old woman driving her car on the boulevard hit the other car here which had three teenagers inside. the 18-year-old driver, he's at einstein with minor injuries but his 19-year-old brother and a 17-year-old friend were killed after the car spun around and hit a light pole. both drivers were conscious and talking. accident investigators will be speaking with them to get more informati information, including who had the green light. the area is back open to traffic. but this is one of the intersections at front and the boulevard that does not have a red light camera. police tell us they will be looking for other video in the area to see if they can find any more evidence or anything else, any other information that might be able to help them with this investigation. for now i'm live in olney, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. thanks, matt.
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4:31 and across town, police are investigating the death of aç teenager inside a school. skyforce 10 was over the wardsworth academy in wynnefield heights. the teen got into an altercation with a member of the staff, the academy provides education and services to children with emotional and academic challenges. philadelphia police very busy this morning. they're looking for the driver wanted in a hit and run that sent a man to the hospital. skyforce 10 flew over the scene in northeast philadelphia last night. police tell us the 25-year-old victim was walking on braun street when he was struck. medics took him to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition. now to chester county where police are looking into a deadly accident there. skyforce 10 was also over this scene in kennett square last night. a car hit the victim at east baltimore pike and schoolhouse road. police say the driver did stay at the scene for a while. the accident closed a portion of baltimore pike. today a state health
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representative will check out the pulaski elementary school in wilmington to assess a mold problem. some teachers say everyone is coughing in their classple rouxes because the mold is so bad. the christina school district closed three classrooms to do air quality tests and clean the rooms. the district sent a letter home to parents as well. management changes could be under way in philadelphia's public schools. concerned citizens held a rally outside school district headquarters in center city yesterday where they called for abolishing the school reform commission in favor of a locally elected school board. this all comes after commissioner's marjorie neff and another resigned. new details on the atlantic city budget crisis. the press of atlantic city reports state officials are giving the city until monday to submit a revised budge tote avoid a possible state takeover.
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atlantic city's council introduced a spending plan in august. it called for transitional aid from the state. new jersey officials said they have concerns with that budget. new jersey governor chris christie says he will appeal a court summons issued in the bridgegate case. a judge allowed an official misconduct complaint filed against christie to go forward. it's connected to lane closures and gridlock at the george washington bridge in 2013. prosecutors who rested their case yesterday in the trial of two christie aides will now determine if they'll indict the governor based on the complaint by this retired firefighter. take a listen. >> if chris christie was made aware on 9/11 2013 that two lanes were closed and took no action. >> should he go to jail? >> he should spend seven years in jail for what he did. >> christie's office describes
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bill brennan as a serial complainant and political activist with a hiss electrtory abusing the system, end quote. hundreds of people gather in willow grove to start a ç60-mi wa walk. opening ceremonies for the walk happen at 7:00 in willow grove. the walkers will leave the willow grove park mall to begin their three-day journey through the philadelphia area. this is video from a previous walk and this year three-day ends sunday at the navy yard in philadelphia. the closing ceremony is set for 4:30 this afternoon. also today, philadelphia's fairmount park will receive its national designation as a great public space in america. they recognize public spaces for character, quality and for how they enrich their communities. the apa will hold a ceremony today on boathouse row at the annual senior strut.
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that's a one-mile walk for seniors led by the mummers. and now to decision 2016 and donald trump on the defensive. >> these attacks are orchestrated by the clintons and their media allies. just ahead, the republican presidential nominee fights back. plus, the first lady weighs in with some strong words on the trump controversy. new details about the deadly new jersey transit train crash. ahead, hear why investigators are having trouble getting vital information about the train card that slammed into the hoboken terminal.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're starting out through center city. this is the vine street expressway right around our cameras at broad street. that's because we're dealing with the ongoing construction. it's closed between broad street
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to the schuylkill expressway. traffic is being diverted off the off ramp right here. police activity up ahead. no traffic allowed to move through westbound or eastbound until the next 20 minutes or so they'll start to pick that up and get that out of the way. we're on the pa turnpike watching construction on the eastbound side between downingtown and route 29. drive times in total from route 1 to valley forge, 22 minutes. speeds are still into the 60s. we're not seeing any major problems on the pa turnpike or delays. an earlier accident in upper gwynedd near the northeast extension overpass. it's still record to be there. it's probably over into the shoulder. traffic can move through the area. more updates and when that construction clears, coming up in just a bit. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> well, jessica, we do have a really chilly start to the day. we have clear sky conditions, lots of sunshine. as the day progresses, don't
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forget to look at the bottom of your screen. our weather story also include a frost advisory issued overnight tonight into tomorrow. we talked about that yesterday. starting at 1:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. saturday morning, lows ranging between the mid-30s to the low 40s. a chilly night tonight and a chilly start tomorrow. a.m. frost, clear skies, calm winds, a nice weekend overall in the forecast. so satellite and radar image picking up on not much going on right now. clear and quiet behind that cold front that brought us scattered showers yesterday. philadelphia right now, clear skies and current temperature 51 degrees. a little bit of a northerly push with calm winds at 7 miles per hour. right now, temperatures mainly in the 40s. mt. pocono, 39 degrees for you. it looks like trenton at 48, philadelphia 51 and pottstown, your current temperature, 41 grows. forecast for the next couple of hours, it looks like by 11:00 a.m., 55 agrees and 63 by 3:00 p.m., lots of sunshine in the forecast. suburbs also seeing plenty of
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sunshine, all due to that frontal boundary passing east of us. 54 by 11:00 a.m. and the lehigh valley, also seeing really nice conditions all day long. as far as sunshine goes, that's not going to be an issue for today. we have slightly cooler temperatures than we did feel yesterday. again at the bottom of your screen, you'll see your local neighborhood forecast. look at this weekend, amazing, lots of sunshine, friday and saturday. we do have that frost advisory in effect overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. so certainly a chilly start for your saturday morning and then by sunday, we see a few extra clouds. temperatures warming up. we're seeing 70s as the expected high temperatures. that's the average. of course if you follow us on social media ç@nbcphiladelphia you'll find more information and coming up in just a bit, i do have your 10 day on 10. back to you. >> we'll see you then, erika. thanks so much. 4:41 on this friday. we're less than a month away from election day. there are new concerns about voting in pennsylvania. >> technology could play a role for the battleground state.
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next, hear why you can't follow the paper trail in the event of a recount. next, the man behind a philadelphia sandwich institution reverses a decade old ordering policy. planned parenthood.
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i would support legislation in pennsylvania that would ban abortion and i would suggest we have penalties for doctors who perform them. would you put people in jail for performing abortions? at some point doctors performing abortions i think would be subject to that sort of penalty. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. and so when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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4:44 right now on this friday. here's a live look down broad street from our kimmel center campus camera. just about 51 degrees this morning in center city philadelphia. we have a cool, crisp day ahead of us. meteorologist erika martin will have the details throughout the morning. decision 2016, donald trump is defending himself from allegations of sexual misconduct. >> the republican presidential nominee says the media and hillary clinton's campaign are conspireing to do his bid to win the white house. trump emphasized that at a rally
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yesterday in florida and ohio. trump declared himself the victim of a smear campaign after several women accused him this week of inappropriate behavior in the past. >> i don't even know who they are. they made up stories, filed right before the election. right before the election. >> campaigning for hillary clinton in new hampshire yesterday, first lady michelle obama took aim at trump's comments on tape. she said, you can hear him bracking abobrack ing -- bragging about sexual assault. >> it is cruel. it's frightening and the truth is, it hurts. now is the time for all of us to stand up and say, enough is enough. >> you may remember the first lady made her first speech backing clinton at the dnc in philadelphia. we now know hillary clinton's responses to written questions posed by a conservative legal group. in sworn testimony revealed yesterday, the democratic
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nominee said nearly two dozen times she could not recall key details about her use of a private e-mail server during her time as secretary of state. the group judicial watch filed lawsuits requesting government documents from clinton's tenure at the state department. we're just now 25 days away from the election. and the way pennsylvania handles voting, it's raising questions for some in this battleground state. pennsylvania is one of 15 states that uses electronic voting machines that do not have a paper record of the vote. about two-thirds of the state votes on those machines. trump has raised questions about voter fraud, particularly in the philadelphia area. if there are allegations of that, the lack of a paper trail would complicate things in the case of a recount. >> if you end up in a close election and have a jurisdiction where there is no paper ballot of record, what will you do? >> i think those concerns would be unfounded because the risk of that happening is very low. >> the clinton campaign is accusing its opponent of trying
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to cast doubt to depress the vote and undermine the election. the third and final presidential debate is next wednesday. it will take place at the university of nevada in las vegas. i'll be there and i'll have live reports next week from vegas. this one's been a talker. after more than a decade, a sign at geno steaks that asks customers to order in english is now again. geno vento has run the stand since his mother and father passed away a few years back. his dad joey grabbed national attention in 2006 when he put up the controversial sign. a few weeks ago, geno quietly took it down. he spoke exclusively to nbc 10 about his decision. >> i want everybody to come here and enjoy a cheese steak. that's what it comes down to. the way i do is differently. >> some latinos tell us they do not plan to eat at geno's. they think taking down the sign was a business move. geno insists it's not. a new executive director
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will take over at new jersey transit. >> the agency's board voted back in july before the deadly appoint steve santoro. he's been a long-time capital projects boss at new jersey transit. an investigation revealed new jersey transit has been involved in more than 150 accidents since 2011. the ap also found the agency paid more fines for safety violations than any other commuter railroad in the country over the past five years. last month, a rush hour train slammed into the hoboken train terminal, killing a woman and injuring more than 100 other people. this morning, we have new details about the investigation into that september 29th crash. heavy damage to the front of that commuter train is hampering the investigation. the national transportation safety board says the electronics controlling the train's brakeses and propulsion system were destroyed in the crash. the ntsb has scheduled more testing. 4:48 right now on this
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friday. just about 51 degrees outside the nbc 10 studios. tgif, we just have to get through the morning commute. >> have to get through the roads as well. jessica boyington taking a look at that with admiral wilson boulevard you're keeping an eye on, jessica? >> right. one last day before the weekend. moving through camden, the admiral wilson boulevard, exactly right. right behind the graphic is the ben franklin toll plaza. all of this traffic, there's one car or so moving towards philadelphia. no big problems or delays right now. we're not seeing delays coming out of the city either. 422 looks the same, no increase in drive times yet. maybe we're at a minute difference on the eastbound side from 29 to the schuylkill. that doesn't mean much. 66 miles per hour is the average speed. speaking of the schuylkill, we're watching it here around spring garden street. we have construction with lane restrictions. you can see that sign moving all traffic over to the right-hand side. all lanes moving by are just fine. it's just something to watch out for. you can see the construction at
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the top of the camera view right there. go. the drive times are looking okay. we'll check in with more and we'll check in with 95 when i come back, coming up in ten minutes. we're waking up to a chilly start with temperatures in the low 40s and 50s. i was glad i did grab a jacket this morning. >> yes, definitely need it. you may need it through the day. at least we have the sunshine, erika. >> we have sunshine, rosemary and lauren, for today. that's something to look forward to. definitely a cool start to the day. wilmington, delaware, it's clear, quiet, the winds are calm. it's chilly as lauren just mentioned. allentown currently at 43 degrees, trenton 48. vineland 49. philadelphia seeing warmer temperatures, 51 degrees in mt. holly. we have few clouds, if any. i'll show you hour by hour
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forecast. there's not much activity beginning on this weekend. here's your day planner for the suburbs. by 10:00 a.m., lots of sunshine. 51 degrees. a northerly push behind that cold front, 8 mile per hour wind speeds. by 2:00 p.m., seeing 60 degrees and lots of sunshine, shoreline, the same storyç there. perhaps a few more clouds pushing on in later tonight. a really great day all around for philadelphia, 50s to 60s. so, again, mainly in the 60s. that's on average for today. bottom of your screen, we'll show you the local forecast. the temperature trend, really important. we go from 60s to low 70s and mid to upper 70s. i've got monday and tuesday. we may see one or two 80s, temperatures are certainly trending. we could see above average temperatures, of course, we will work on that for you. if you follow us on social media, you'll get more updates on what to expect for next week. we will indeed see those temperatures above average. hour by hour forecast starting at 4:30 a.m. and getting this
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going, i'll show you this, look at this, not much going on. scattered showers moved in from west to east at most. we'll see a couple of clouds over the weekend. really good news there. philadelphia, this is your average, of course, your 10 day on 10. keep in mind that it is an average overall. if you follow us at nbcphiladelphia you'll get more updates. by next week i have a little bit of an interesting story going on. notice these clouds developing here. let's get to the weekend first. lots of sunshine, friday and saturday, a couple of extra clouds developing on sunday. by monday, i do think we'll see a couple of scattered showers moving through, behind a cold front, tuesday, wednesday, sunshine in the forecast. notice how we have an average of 80s but i do think we'll see upper 70s. however, a really great stretch right here. thursday, friday, we do have a few models showing a system that could affect us here locally. we do have clouds in the forecast saturday and sunday. follow us for more updates. i will be blogging about that later next week. back to you guys. >> thanks, erika. look at these smiles on
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these kids. they wouldn't be home for halloween this year but nbc 10 was at the shriners hospital for children in north philadelphia yesterday. where they had the annual halloween party. it included costumes, decorations, activities, lots of fun. it focuses on making hospitals less scary for young patients and their families. >> it looks like lots of fun. can't believe it's halloween already. >> just about there. >> you know her as a business and lifestyle guru. you know him as a hip hop star. >> coming up all new at 5:00, martha stewart and snoop dogg are teaming up for a new show. we'll tell you when and where you can watch the unlikely duo. honoring our local heroes. next, we'll explain what these abington township police officers did to keep an armed man and themselves safe during a dangerous encounter. you voted and the winner of the nbc 10 high school blitz game of the week is penn wood at academy park. be sure to watch tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00 for full highlights.
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good morning, everyone, jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now. our cameras right around spring garden street, showing some construction. you can see lane restrictions there but it's not really tieing anybody up too much. everybody is getting by. we don't have traffic out there. definitely something to watch out for with the lane restrictions plus police activity. we'll keep an eye on this and check in with the vine street expressway closure when i come back in the 5:00 hour. >> thanks, jess. thousands of patients, including some in pennsylvania could be at risk after a device used during open heart surgery was linked to a bacterial infection. the heater cooler units keep patients blood and organs at a specific temperature during operations. some of those devices may have picked up a bacteria called mtm during the manufacturing process.
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the centers for disease control is warning doctors and patients to watch for symptoms like night sweats, muscle fatigue and fever. at least 21 cases have been reported at three pennsylvania hospitals including penn's presbyterian in philadelphia. rowan college in gloucester county will be holding its annual mega job fair. it's set for the gymnasium in sewell. more than 100 employers in all kinds of fields will be interviewing job seekers. if you do go, plan to bring your resume. the new development in rodin square featuresç luxury apartments, a whole foods market and a branch of thomas jefferson university hospital. philadelphia union now has a new place to train. team officials help cut the ribbon on the power training complex in chester yesterday. the complex includes a state-of-the-art indoor facility
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along with two regulation sized soccer fields, all right next to the team's home at tounwin energy stadium. john clark recently travelled to north dakota to give you a look into carson wentz's early life before he became an eagle. here's a sneak peek. >> ever since like first or second grade recess, i just wanted to have the ball. that's how i'm wired. i wanted to be the leader, the guy in charge. >> join us for a special presentation "from wentz he came" premiering on nbc 10 tonight at 7:00. in other news, this morning, montgomery county is paying tribute to a pair of police officers for their acts of here rowism. abington township officer received congressional citations yesterday. the officers were honored for defusing a situation involving
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an armed and suicidal man that could have turned deadly. sergeant toledo squeezed off all of the rounds from the man's weapon before safely taking him into custody. >> [ inaudible ]. >> both officers said they're touched by the support they've received from the community. now more of the stories we're following right now on nbc 10 news at 5:00 a.m. right now on "nbc 10 news today," a deadly crash on a notoriously dangerous road leaves two teenagers dead. a lehigh valley man is charged with murder for killing his former co-worker after police say her bones were found in his backyard. and hurricane nicole batters bermuda, snapping trees and damaging buildings and boats. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good morning and welcome to
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"nbc 10 news today." i'm lauren mayk. >> i'm rosemary connors. just before 5:00 on this friday. let's get right to our forecast with meteorologist erika martin. a little cool out there. >> chilly to start the day, of course. clear skies. be sure to keep the jackets handy. lots of 40s, wildwood seeing clear skies. that's the issue. nothing to keep us blanketed with the clouds. if you look at the bottom of your screen, you'll see the local neighborhood forecast. temperatures, we're seeing lots of blue, telling us we have cooler temperatures. allentown, 4 for you, mt. pocono 39 at 49. 44, still chilly start to the day. your three-day outlook, a really nice trend. lots of sunshine. it's going to remain high and dry through at least monday. notice we're seeing 60s on friday for today and upper 60s by saturday. sunday we're seeing a couple extra clouds develop and te


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