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there's rolling work crews there on the westbound side of the schuylkill just around montgomery drive. no problems in either direction with backups or delays. that's because all lanes are headed through and moving along. out in cinnaminson in new jersey, a downed pole and wires that is blocking, partially blocking anyway, route 130 headed southbound around taylor's lane. the right-hand lane is squeezing by. expect delays there. route 202 looks great. no problems, we're in the green still, 11 minutes at the most southbound from the schuylkill to route 30. vai and tracy. to a developing story, the septa strike threat is about 19 hours away. subway, bus and trolley operators called walk off the job after midnight tonight. >> there is progress to report. there will be talks again this morning after meeting late into the night. pamela osborne is live in center city with last-minute update to the talks.
>> they'll be meeting at 9:30 this morning to discuss this. we're talking trains, buses and trolleys. that's where the sense of urgency comes from. they met late last night. we're getting closer to the midnight deadline. some of the big hangups, the union wants to increase pension for employees, keeping health care afford an and make schedule for septa employees more consistent. we spoke to a cab driver who was around for the last septa strike back in 2009. he said if both sides don't reach a deal it will be the passengers left waiting. >> nobody, no cab was down here because they couldn't get here even. and also they couldn't -- people were standing in the line,ç 10 150 waiting for a cab but there were no cabs. >> we know that schools and employers are planning to offer extended shuttle services in case of a strike for students as
well as staff. we know that uber and lyft are considering whether or not they'll be able to discount services near septa stations for other riders. commuters are hoping it doesn't get to that point. reporting live in center city this morning, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> stay with nbc 10 on the free nbc 10 app as the strike deadline gets closer. we have links to septa's contingency plan if workers do walk off the job. as soon as we get word about a decision to strike or an agreement, we will send out push alerts right to your smartphone or tablet. friendly fire got the philadelphia eagles. they collide and jason witten, wide open for the game winner. >> a tangle in the eagles defense cost the birds the game. in an overtime heartbreaker at dallas. the sports section cover of this morning's "philadelphia daily news," day the knife, prescott
cuts out eagles heart. after a long night of highs and lows and lots of hope, eagles fans are waking up heartbroken about how this one ended. >> matt delucia is live in south philadelphia with reaction to the loss that cost eagles first place. >> they're either waking up heart broken or they stayed up late, lamenting in their sorrow over what happened last night. a lot of fans really thought this possibly could happen right up there until the end. and certainly the eagles could have used this win last night. take a look again at that video from the end of the game, just over three minutes left in regulation, the cowboys tie the game and then to overtime we go. we all know what happened next. dak prescott with the five-yard touchdown pass to win the game for dallas. fans across the street atç xfinity live watch in horror. >> it was a great game. we totally could have walked away with a victory here.
it's a shame that, again, a couple of drops and stuff, things we can fix, players that should be able to catch the ball, not making plays they should. >> i think we still have a chance. carson wentz is a young quarterback. he's a rookie quarterback. >> he is indeed. many fans thought this would be a bad loss for the birds. big concern about the matchup for the cowboys. just when it looked possible it was not men to be. the birds are 4-3, the cowboys have a two-game lead in the nfc east, now looking ahead to the giants on sunday. let's pick this one up and try again in just a few days. live outside the linc, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> lots of season left. for eagles quarterback carson wentz and head coach doug pederson, last night's loss was their first taste of the eagles/cowboys rivalry. >> they made more plays than us. plain and simple. those ones i'm kicking myself over. i'll have to watch the tape, like i said.
we had two chances to go win the ball game at the end of regulation and we didn't get it done. >> we're going to make no excuses. we're taking them as they come. it just makes us a better football team. >> the eagles are now 4-3, two games behind the first place cowboys. again, the eagles have another divisional road game next sunday when they visit the new york giants. it's a 1:00 kickoff at metlife stadium. happening today, the eagles just back from dallas will trade their football uniforms for halloween costumes. some of the birds will dress up and surprise patients at children's hospital of philadelphia. they'll spend the afternoon with youngsters and pass out treats. the annual halloween bash at c.h.o.p. is part of theç progr. a man trapped in a burning home but he jumps to safety. ahead, hear what helped break his fall. and there's this --
♪ last mass. hundreds of people packed this wilmington church for the very last time. it's 4:36. 4:36 and 50 degrees. chi chilly this morning. there's the culprit. the wind is back. the clouds, the storms are already out of here. a look at your neighborhood forecast, just ahead.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're starting off on the vine street expressway. we're open right now in both directions. no worries about that ongoing construction project where you'll have to detour yourself around. we're looking at the vine, right around broad street. eastbound, westbound, no problems. all lanes are open. also watching out in cinnaminson. there's a downed pole and wires from an earlier accident on route 130 southbound around taylor's lane. there's a right lane getting by. we see volume, at least a slowdown moving by the scene. 42 freeway looks good, northbound from 5 to the walt whitman bridge. average speeds into the 60s. no problems there. more updates and i'll check in with more new jersey roads when i come back in the next ten. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 4:39 is theç time. the temperature's getting chillier. 50 degrees in philadelphia. it's still cooling down at this hour. we'll drop down to 46 at 8:00.
then spend most of the morning in the 40s today. northerly winds at 12 miles an hour. that's that dry chillier air coming in. they'll stay with us, nice and dry, clear, too. plenty of sunshine all day long. 55 degrees by 2:00 in philadelphia. the suburbs you'll see some sunshine, too. a few scattered clouds right now. sunny skies will warm temperatures from the low 40s at 8:00 to 50 degrees at lunch time. and into the middle 50s by later this afternoon. looks like we'll stay nice and dry for trick or treating. during the day, the lehigh valley, not terribly spooky here. a few scattered clouds this morning. sunshine takes over. we're warming into the 50s this afternoon. new jersey right at 49 degrees. scattered clouds right now. a few of them at 8:00. sunshine takes over, still chilly, 48 degrees at 10:00, then 51 degrees at lunch time with winds out of the north at 10 miles an hour. the shore, we'll see plenty of sunshine, 50s right now. it's still cooling down. some of the inland areas drop
down into the 40s, back into the middle 50s this afternoon. a look at sunshine in delaware, too, 48 degrees, down to 44 at 8:00. and then like much of the rest of the area will be in the 40s this morning, 52 degrees at noontime and the winds will still be with us this afternoon. that's dry air coming in, making sure it's going to stay nice and dry for trick or treating. i'll take you through that forecast hour by hour when i come back in just a few minutes. >> good news for trick or treaters. 4:41. now to decision 2016. >> up next, hear why one lawmaker says the man leading the e-mail investigation may have broken the law. also, we know carson wentz did not get a "w" against the arch rival cowboys. as you will see just ahead, he is definitely a winner in the eyes of a young admirer. you out.
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2016, the fbi has a search warn the that needs to go through e-mails related to the investigation into hillary clinton's private server. this as fbi director james comey faces growing criticism over his actions on friday. comey revealed the existence of the e-mails which are linked to top clinton aide, huma abedin. nbc news has learned the fbi got custody of weiner's laptop 27 days ago but agents didn't tell comey about the abedin e-mails until last thursday. the top senate democrat says the fbi director may have broken the law. senate minority leader harry reid sent a letter to comey says he appears to be aiding one political party over another by bringing the issue up so close to the election. reid claims this violates the hatch act, which bars government officials from using their position to influenceç votes. melania trump will be
campaigning in our area. she'll speak at a rally in suburban philadelphia on thursday but no specific location has been given. meantime, vice president joe biden and house leader nancy pelosi will head line a democratic fund raiser in south philadelphia tonight. biden and pelosi will be beating the drum to get voters to polls for the clinton/kaine ticket. two former aides of governor chris christie could be send to prison for 20 years each if they are convicted. the two are accused of creating traffic jams on the george washington bridge in 2013 as part of a political pay back scheme. they beth claim they thought the bridge closures were part of a traffic study. a kensington man is recovering after jumping out of his burning house on to a mattress yesterday afternoon.
neighbors realized that the man was trapped inside. they were able to get a mattress outside and man jumped from the second story safely to the mattress below. >> it wasn't for the guys, he probably would have got urn bbu. >> the man who jumped out of the window is okay. the firefighters were able to put the fire out in about ten minutes. we're taking a look at the blue route and traffic this morning. >> jessica boyington. >> we're looking at the county toll. a few disabled trucks outside of the toll plaza. nothing bothering traffic right now. everything is moving along in both directions. here's the pa turnpike. not worried about much construction dealing with increased drive times, not yet, 22 minutes right now, westbound from route 1 to valley forge and speeds are still into the mid-60s. out in cinnaminson, over in new jersey, there is a downed pole and wires though. this is route 130 southbound around taylor's lane.ç
the right lane is blocked there. you can see on the map system we're not seeing red or yellow. no slowdowns or major backups at least by the scene. just go slow moving by. just the right lane is getting by right now. >> out on route 73, we'll end it on a good note in voorhees, new jersey, cooper road, a few cars out the door there. no problems or delay. more updates when i come back. i'll check in with the northeast extension. >> all righty then. 4:48. check this out. it's nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen and glenn "hurricane" schwartz. sort of. two people are dressed as sheena and glenn for halloween. we're @nbcphiladelphia on instagram. i posted a picture of one of my nieces dressed as a minion on instagram.
check that out. we'd love to see your costume. the addresses are right there on your screen. >> there's bill henley dress as bill henley. >> he's happy this morning. he's happy about the cubs. >> the cubs are hanging in there, barely. go, cubs. it's a freaky coincidence, glenn and sheena have plan for weeks to go as holly and howard as trick or treating. what an unusual switchup there. >> i can't wait. >> no trick or treating just yet. if it was happening, it would be fine. it's dry. breezy this morning, things are cooling down right now. the winds will be settling down for trick or treating time. 48 in delaware, 48 in the suburbs. lehigh valley is 47. look at philadelphia at 50 degrees. in new jersey, the temperatures have fallen into the 40s for most locations. pennsville is at 50 degrees. it's now 49 in pittstown and
atco is 48.ç not as cool as yesterday morning or the morning before. yesterday morning was on the warm side. we now have northerly winds. that will keep us cooler all day long. the winds will be dying down. but they'll still be present. 7 mile-an-hour wind at philadelphia. lunch time hour, wind speeds just under 10 miles an hour. they really start to die down just in time for trick or treating. this is 5:00 this afternoon, just a 6 mile-an-hour wind. calm conditions at 9:00 this evening, just a 2 mile-an-hour wind in philadelphia. it doesn't look like costumes are blowing around is going to be an issue. but with winds coming down and the clouds out of the way, that means we'll be in the clear tonight and that's a recipe for chilly conditions. so the temperatures, the futurecast for trick or treat shows the temperatures coming down to 55 degrees by 4:00 this afternoon and cooling off quickly at 6:00, 53 in the city but lots of 40s to be found. then it's into the 40s as we go
into the 8:00 hour. it will get chilly rather quickly this evening. there's warmer weather ahead. 57 degrees, the high temperature in philadelphia this afternoon, dropping down to 48 by tomorrow morning. then it's into the 60s on tuesday and here we are, back to the 70s wednesday, 72 after morning low temperature of 52 degrees. just a little bit warmer on thursday. clouds will be building on thursday. there's a chance we'll see showers on thursday. 56 in the morning. 73 in the afternoon. and then back to normal, back to the 60s for friday, saturday, sunday and cool weather continues for much of next week. go! >> in bucks county, the race to cure sarcoma is closer to the finish line. nbc 10 was there. sarcoma is a rare illness of the
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're watching the lehigh valley right now. this is 78. just around lehigh street. no lane restrictions or problems there. both directions east, westbound are moving along just fine. lastly, checking in with mass transit, everything on time or close to schedule right now. no big problems or delay. that could always change. we'll be here to update you. i'll be back in the 5:00 hour. we're following breaking news out of china. 33 miners are trapped following a mine explosion in the western region of the country. a gas explosion ripped through the mine shaft. crews are working to find out the condition of the men trapped. we'll keep you updated as soon as we get information. one note, china's mining
industry is one of deadliest in the world but the country has made changes inç the past year and close d some of the smaller more dangerous mines. the old tracks that snake through philadelphia are being turned into rail park. it will be on three miles of the old railroad stretching from brewerytown to north liberties. this summer, part of what will be rail park is the site of a pop-up beer garden. city and state leaders will be laying a time line for when the park will be finished. philadelphia city council will hold a public hearing looking for ways to stop crime targeting asian business owners. police reports show more than 100 chinese-american families were the victims of armed robberies this year. another concern, asian food business owners who are being targeted by armed burglars who invade homes above the businesses. city council will hear from law enforcement, crime victims and community advocates to talk about potential solutions. 4:56.
a temple university student was hurt after being hit about i a paint ball yesterday afternoon. you can see the marks on homes along diamond street where the paint ball hit. the school e-mailed us saying the student who was hit wasn't seriously hurt. the e-mail said people were taken into custody by philadelphia police from a home on that street yesterday afternoon. it did not say if they were students or not. diamond street is considered off campus. the university said there were reports of paint balls being fa fired at people walking along diamond street as well. a catholic church closes its doors on 90 years of history. ♪ christ our king parish in downtown wilmington was packed for its final mass yesterday. the diocese announced in may that the church would have to close. officials say over the past two years, attendance has dwindled and mounting expenses made it difficult to continue. about 700 people attend the
final mass. in chester county today, high school students can check out hundreds of different schools all in onuç place. about 240 different colleges and universities will be represented at the chester county college fair today. it's at exton square mall from 5:30 to 7:30. find out about financial aid, academic programs and campus life. so far in his eagles career, carson wentz has made many of the right moves. i was proud to wear the jersey yesterday on the wentz wagon. >> he has made good moves. here's another one the rookie quarterback made in dallas. take a look at this. wentz took time out from his warmup to sign an autograph for this young eagles fan from texas who came to at&t stadium dressed up as the birds quarterback. later wentz put a signature on a valiant game against the cowboys. they lost the game but, boy, two young quarterbacks on those two teams, the cowboys and eagles, it will be a great rivalry for the next ten years. >> looking forward to.
now more of the stories we're covering an nbc 10 news. we are less than 24 hours away from a possible septa strike that could triple the daily commute. a heart breaker in dallas. the eagles blow a late lead against the cowboys, dashing hopes for a first place in the division. and proving a crime spreep. hear what prosecutors are planning to do in the next step of the bill cosby sex assault case. nbc 10 news starts now. >> just before 5:00 a.m. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. it's a monday morning. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley and the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. seems like the wind is making a difference today. >> it will be present, especially this morning. that's brought the temperatures down compared to yesterday morning. we're running 10 to 20 degrees cooler yesterday. it dropped from 50 degrees to 48 in philadelphia. winds at 13 miles an hour. 48 in the suburbs. new jersey still some scattered clouds.
it's going to be in the clear for most of the day. you'll see plenty of sunshine in the lehigh valley to warm things up. delaware right now is 48 degrees. warming into the upper 50s this afternoon. we're normally in the low 60s. 63 degrees is the normal high for philadelphia. 57 degrees today. running a bit cool but sunny for the suburbs. new jersey and the lehigh valley. go through this forecast hour by hour with a look at trick or treating times when i'm back if just a few minutes. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> thank, bill. starting off in cinnaminson, new jersey, downed pole and wires on route 130 from an earlier accident. on the southbound side just around taylor's lane. if you look at your map system, we're still in the greene. no big problems or delays or big backups behind it. definitely a slow down scene. when you go by, the right lane is open. you'll only see a little bit of a slowdown moving by. this is the admiral wilson boulevard. no big problems or delays here. the toll plaza for the ben franklin bridge is right over here. had is the jersey