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right now on "nbc10 news," it is day three of the septa strike after negotiators go back and forth late into the night
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but with no results. we're live at the scene with breaking news in south philadelphia. that's where police found a burned body over a highway overpass this morning. the cubs have won the series! >> finally, the headlines, 108 years in the making. the chicago cubs are world series champions. >> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. >> a lot of smiles around here this morning. it's 5:31. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley. the cubs are champions and so is bill henley tonight. >> unbelievable feeling. we are going to see an interesting day weatherwise. it is going to be a breezy day. those warm winds are actually bringing in areas of fog. and it's a bit thicker than what you may have encountered. half a mile visibility in lancaster. a mile and a half from reading. pottstown and quakertown.
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allentown just dropped to three quarter miles in visibility. actually the fog reaches into new jersey and delaware too. wilmington is dealing with half-mile visibility. a bit of fog to start with. look at the temperatures, 67 degrees right now in delaware. the fog will disappear. the temperatures will be climbing into the upper 70s and low 80s this afternoon in delaware and philadelphia. we'll see the reading into the 70s. 58 degrees at 7:00. the fog will disappear as the temperatures start to climb, southwesterly winds helping with the warmup. high temperatures nowhere near the normal high of 61 degrees. it will be 76 degrees this afternoon. there say chance, though, of daytime showers for philadelphia, the suburbs, new jersey. most likely in the lehigh valley. delaware, you could see it up to 80 degrees. i'll go through each of the forecast hour by hour. when i come back in less than ten minutes. philadelphia commuters face your hardship with day three of
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the septa transit strike. talks will pick up later this morning. septa's board chair is urging union to negotiate in good faith. >> nbc10's "first alert" traffic reporter jessica boyington is watching the roads and the impact of the strike. jessica. >> of course, we're rawatching e regional rails or delays that might come up that we've seen in the last couple of days. we had about a 16-minute delay on the airport line. the high speed line is dealing with a disabled train. all trains will board on the inbound platform. we'll keep our eye on that for you. also watching the roads. this is vine street expressway moving through center city. the cameras around broad street. you can see there's an accident here. this is on the eastbound side. with traffic moving towards 95 and away from the schuylkill expressway. you can see a lot of brake
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lights approaching the scene. at this point, moving over the shoulder, we're going to see delays on the scene. about 5:30, we're starting to see more volume. update you on the vine street expressway and keep you updated on the regional rails. >> in philadelphia's university city section. >> that's where nbc10's pamela osborne is live this morning. speaking with commuters, pam, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, good morning, i've got to tell you, it's a bit of a ghosttown at university city this morning. not a lot of movement or with negotiations. the biggest hangup seems to be pension reform. last night, septa released a statement saying on several occasions this week, their negotiator felt progress had been made. but septa is saying the union brought things to a halt. they're also asking the union to ensure the public that if a deal is not reached by tuesday, the strike would be suspended for election day. if not, septa says, it will
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enjoin in the strike. the union representing septa workers hasn't spoken until talks broke down overnight. but we do know in addition to pension reform, the union wants to keep health care affordable. they're also demanding steadier schedules for employees. in many ways, the strike has crippled the city. more than 900,000 people have been left trying to figure out alternative ways to get around. >> i know someone who does work for septa. i'm rooting for him. i want him to have what they deserve. but i also need -- i need to get to my children. i haven't seen them since the strike. i just want things to get worked out so everybody can get to where they need to go. >> reporter: as you know, the regional rail is the only service that's running right now. passengers have been using that. other people tell us they've been walking. they've been biking. they've been doing whatever they need to do to get to where they need to go as the strike continues. we know that talks are scheduled
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to resume at 11:00 this morning. we'll be following those negotiations throughout the day. reporting live from university center, i'm pamela osborne, ngss in. >> there are winners and losers in the septa strike. >> obviously, lyft, uber and taxis all coming out ahead. and commuters, students and business owners are losing out. businesses are relying on services are hurting. one man tells us his sales are down at the omnnlthe olney stat. at least one business owner that we talked with said he's praying for a quick end to the septa walkout. we'll be with you all morning long and all day long as the strike continues. count on the nbc10 team for your septa survival guide. we have you covered through the
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morning to the rush at 6:30. and of course on our nbc10 app. we're following breaking news out of south philadelphia this morning. a burned bold was found under the schuylkill overpass. >> nbc10's matt delucia is live for us on the scene. matt, tell us what happened. >> reporter: vai and tracy, first off, i'll tell you that police left the area just a few minutes ago. but at this point, this case is a big mystery. right behind me, we're on pathe avenue. it was a human body engulfed in flames found by the schuylkill expressway overpass. that body was on a mattress. and burned so badly, that at this point, it's unclear how old this person sore either if it's a man or woman. police described the spot as a
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makeshift homeless camp but there was no one else here when the firefighters showed up. >> we don't know if this body was intentionally set on fire. or if it was possibly a homeless person who accidentally caught fire trying to keep warm. >> reporter: now, police tell me, as of this point, they have nothing to prove that this body was intentionally set on fire. and there are no obvious signs of trauma to this body, other than the severe burns. but the big question at this hour is whether is this a murder or just a terrible accident. one thing to point out, because all those crews left and even before then, the roads were all open here. even the ramps up to 76. so, there's no traffic impact at this hour. but again, the medical examiner was here a short time ago. they're going to be performing an autopsy on the body trying to figure out if it was an accident or foul play. live in south philadelphia, mat
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delucia. eagles wide receiver josh huff admitted he made a terrible decision. yesterday, he apologized for having a gun and being pulled over for speeding on tuesday. huff faces drug and weapons charges. huff admitted to police he had marijuana, a handgun and bullets. we asked why he was armed. >> i mean, i'm a professional athlete. i mean what professional athlete don't have a gun. i have a wife and i have a son at home. my job is to protect them at all costs. my job is to protect myself as well. >> huff is licensed to carry in texas but not in new jersey where he lives. he isn't being punished by the eagles for now so he does plan to play on sunday. 21 minutes before 6:00. and we've got a dry start this morning with a live view of philadelphia. a bit of fog in the suburbs. and some wet weather on the way. right now, it's dry.
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doppler radar showing no activity. the rain drops are falling in pennsylvania. and that is going to be sweeping into our area later this morning and afternoon. just a chance of showers. looks like the heaviest is going to head to the north. most of the area will be dry for the rest of the day. 56 in philadelphia. that's warm this morning. look at the warmup. we'll see enough break in the cloud cover to get sunshine. warm into the low 70s. that's at lunchtime. then upper 70s are possible this afternoon. but the clouds will be building. and we could see some scattered showers during the afternoon hours for philadelphia. the suburbs more likely to see them later this morning and early in the afternoon. a bit of fog in the suburbs. 59 degrees. it will cool down a little bit more so that could thicken the fog up to begin with. then the temperatures start to climb. we'll see a nice warmup in the suburbs and also the lehigh valley. 49 degrees right now. some fog. expect to see fog.
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areas most likely to see wet weather will be lehigh valley early this afternoon. and the winds shift. that's going to cool things down and dry it out tonight. clouds building in new jersey. you'll see sunshine this morning. 64 degrees. that's at 10:00. warmer than the normal high temperature. by noon time, 73 degrees and middle to upper 70s this afternoon. just a chance of showers in new jersey. at the shore, mainly dry. sunshine, some clouds. 60s to start with, after 10:00, by noon time, 72 and into the middle 70s with clouds building late this afternoon. in delaware, you'll see the clouds building to 67 degrees right now. fog in the area to start with. but the fog disappears as the temperatures start to climb. and climb they will, into the 70s this afternoon. 70ss today. nowhere near that warm for tomorrow. i'll show you a look ahead with the ten day on ten when i come back in less than ten minutes. 19 minutes before 6:00.
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for the duration of the strike, we're going to go to jessica every ten minutes. with septa, people are waking up in shifts. we're casting a wide net. we want to make sure we're getting everybody. >> jessica, you're sort of working a split shift. you're working in the afternoon too. yesterday, you saw a delay in the regional rails and then it jumped back up. >> right. every ten minutes is very important because things change quickly. we could start off with something minor, all of a sudden there's massive delays. just like a disabled train. on the inbound platforms, that could cause delays and then yesterday, actually we had a person actually unfortunately struck on the track. we're also dealing with delays and overcrowding. expecting delays on all regional rails is important. watching the airport train right now, 21-minute delays. anything over 10 or 15 minutes is pretty significant that's
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going to mess up your morning commute. here's the vine street expressway, our cameras around broad street. under control. eastbound towards 95, still watching some delays there. that accident scene pushed over into the shoulder now, vai. >> all right, thank you, jessica. it took more than a century, but the chicago cubs finally did it. here's a live look right now at the famed marquee outside of wrigley field. the sign says it all. we'll break down an historic win and the aftermath. now, chicago may be celebrating their cubs, but philly will be honoring some of its biggest sports heroes, too. we'll tell you all about brian dawkins and charlie manual's call to the hall. katie: my mom was a restaurant hostess
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my dad was a police officer walking his beat. i learned from both what it means to be honest, to work hard, and love family. big banks, wall street, special interests - that's who pat toomey's with. in the senate, i'll work for you and your family. i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. when government bureaucrats refused to approve a cancer vaccine equally for both girls and boys, i stepped in to change that rule. when my own party held up recovery funds
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after sandy hit us, i took them on and won. and when veterans were forced to travel out of state for health care, i brought in new local clinics and expanded services. but there's much more to do. my mission is to protect south jersey's way of life. i'm frank lobiondo and i approve this message. philadelphia commuters are dealing with day three of the septa strike. it's keeping buses and trolleys and subways out of service. talks broke off just after midst night but will pick up later this morning. they are working to get the union's response. bill cosby's pretrial hearing in montgomery county has ended without any rulings by the judge. the next hearing date is set for mid-december. the comedian is trying to get
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the cases thrown outside. he is accused of sexually assaulting an employee in 2004. cosby said the encounter was consensual. his attorneys say the case resurfaced after steele recycled in a campaign ad. >> this is america. the judge in any case is going to tell the jurors over and over. and no juror will be selected unless they can say that they believe that the defendant is presumed incident. >> cosby's attorneys also say he can't defend himself because he is now blind. they also argue that 13 other women accusing cosby of sexual assault should not be able to testify in the trial. the judge has not decided when he will hear the motions. the cubs have won the series! >> that's the words of joe buck
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right there. there you have it. the chicago cubs, they end the longest drought in professional sports hist teaorhistory. sorry, eagles, fans, it's not you guys. beating cleveland and winning the world series title in 108 years. >> here is a live look at the famous wrigley field marquee reading world series champions, how sweet does that look. >> scratching my eyes, i've never seen anything like that. unbelievable. >> i think police officers were standing out there. let's bring in bill henley here. did you take a magic marker there and mark up your own cup. >> look at that. >> look at this. >> incredible. and how about, this is a young 9 or 10-year-old bill henley who went to school on picture day, disregarded the fact they told him to wear a good shirt. >> they just said wear your best
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shirt. >> and did you. >> and yesterday, in the adult version of that picture. he had his cubs tie. his cubs cuff links. >> i didn't even know bill had brown hair. how about that. >> the fog that's around, the steam, made it go gray. >> look at that "w." how sweet it is. he's been carrying it around all morning. >> and i'm going to do that. let's show you what's going on with the weather this morning. hey, if you're heading out the door, we've got a warm day ahead. this is a wide view from ambler. keeping an eye out for fog. that's spring garden street. that's center city. misinformation there. mild morning in center city. and fog that we see, the suburbs dealing with the thickest fog in temperatures in the 40s. in unionville. most of the spots in the 60s. new hope at 48 degrees.
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warrington at 57. north wells, bedminster all in the 50s. and a really warm start bringing in moisture and giving us areas of fog. no dense fog right now. but it has thickened up in blue bell, where the visibility is up. the fog has reached into delaware. we've seen on facebook live, one reported light fog in the dover area. millville seeing that as well. fog to start with, but it won't be around. but instead, we've got clouds moving in and showers, too. not here, just yet. but that rain is looking impressive in northwestern pennsylvania. into toronto. and into new york. we'll get a chance of some scattered showers but we'll real see a surge in the warm air that's been slowly moving towards pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. we saw that warmup yesterday. it's going to be even warmer
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yesterday. that's in spite of more clouds. those showers most likely into youngstown and berks county. the lehigh valley and into northern new jersey. then they reality fall apart as they try to move into philadelphia. i won't rule out a shower. you might want to take an umbrella to play it safe. there's still a chance of showers as we go into delaware and south jersey. and then the winds cool things down. and that cool weather will stay with us for the weekend. it will be dry. nice autumn weekend, 50s and 60s for saturday and chillier on sunday. it's time to get our hour back that we lost in springtime. >> more good news. >> an hour of extra sleep which is good news. that happens early sunday morning. look at the cooldown, 59 tomorrow. low 60s for saturday. and struggling to get to the 60 degree mark on sunday. cool weather stays with us next
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week. it's not quite as warm as where we're going to get today. 66 degrees on thursday. coming down, a little bit for friday saturday back in the 60s. and we continue to stay focused on septa. >> yeah, jessica boyington has all of that for you for those using mass transit. >> keeping an eye on the roads and the rails. we're watching for delays. here they come, 812 running 20 minutes late. 21 minutes late for the airport line. and high speed line, all trains will board son inbound platforms. so we are seeing delays and small problems that start to build for the 6:00 hour. northbound side, cottman avenue has an accident. we're zoomed into it right here. you can see the accident it over in the two left lanes. it's in the northbound lane
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moving outside of center city. that's 22 minutes from your drive time headed northbound from the vine street expressway to woodhaven road. the southbound side of 95 looks better. we'll keep you are eye on knife for you and the regional rails. we'll be back in the next couple of minutes. in pennsylvania, a packet of heroin can be cheaper than a six-pack of beer and prescription painkillers are too easy to get. as the head of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i've helped local communities fund drug treatment programs to save our kids. i'm josh shapiro, and as attorney general,
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i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. a new class of local sports figures will be inducted into the philadelphia sports hall of fame tonight. among the inductees, philadelphia as brian dawkins and charlie manuel. when it came time to get reimbursed from the insurance company, he couldn't get it done. >> after 6:00, we'll show you how the "nbc10 responds" team sorted through the paperwork to get him his cash. plus, talks breakdown. there's still no deal for septa workers. we'll explain where the negotiations stand right now and we'll have updates of what it means for your morning rush. 4 minutes before 6:00.
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the septa strike, day three. bus, trolley and subway lines remain closed as transit workers continue to walk the picket line. police find a burned body in south philadelphia, after reports of something on fire under an overpass. curse no more. the cubs end a 108-year droughts in a dramatic game seven win over the indians. good morning this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. this morning, we'll keep an eye on the morning commute agency the septa strike continues. first, to meteorologist bill henley. bill, going to be in the 70s


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