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i'm katie mcginty, and i approve this message. right now on "nbc 10 news today," pulled from the flames. two children are in the hospital this morning after being rescued from a burning home in philadelphia's olney section. septa strike day four. commuters heading to work or school can expect another day of frustration and gridlock without buses, subways and trolleys across philadelphia. back to court today. convicted child sex abuser jerry sandusky's legal team will continue its bid to get the ex-penn state football coach a new trial. nbc 10 news starts now. 4:00 a.m., friday, good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast. it's a closer look at conditions at communities across pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware. good morning, bill. >> good morning, vai. we have a cool start this morning. it is breezy and that's bringing
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in cooler temperatures. they're going to stay with us throughout the day. 54 with a northerly wind at 07 miles an hour. that's in philadelphia. 54 in the suburbs, just a little bit cooler for new jersey and the lehigh valley and no sign of the fog that we had yesterday. delaware, right now is 52 with a light breeze. look at this, we have a nice cool weekend and dry weather ahead. take a closer look at the weekend when i come back in less than ten minutes. now, in day four of the septa strike and it will bring more headaches to commuters, buses, trolleys, subways in the city not running. talks continued into the early morning hours but there is still no settlement. those talks are scheduled to pick up again today. there's no time set for the negotiations. pensions, work rules and health care costs are among the issues on the bargaining table. let's get the latest on delays and conditions related to the strike with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> we are, of course, watching for septa delays. right now, nothing for the
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regional rails. expect delays in your morning commute. yesterday, about 4:30, 5:00, we started to see delays. watching 76, right around gloucester city over in new jersey. i see 76 and i immediately think schuylkill. this is right around market street. the northbound lanes, that's what's headed towards philadelphia right now. no big problems or delays. now we check in with the schuylkill expressway. we're all green right here for our drive times. no problems or delays eastbound into center city. 13 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway. speeds into the high 50s. commuters get ready for friday morning headache. >> with the septa strike now in its fourth day, no matter how you get to work or school, chances are it might not be an easy ride today. matt delucia is live at the fern rock transportation center.
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is there progress to report in the talks at all? >> as of right now, vai and tracy, that is anybody's guess. both sides are still going at it in terms of the negotiations. riders in the meantime, they're left hanging in the balance and they are starting to get used to finding other alternatives. that still doesn't help with the stress of trying to get to work or get home at the end of the day here. there's a lot of frustration with those who have dealt with long lines and overcrowded regional rail trains like these here. they talked late into the evening again. first it was back and forth in the court of public opinion. they said the union 234 was not negotiating in good faith negotiations. willie brown said they have been prepared to bargain day and night and he won't apologize for trying to maintain quality affordable health care for members and their families. those were his words. riders tell us they just want this whole thing to end.
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>> i couldn't get home in time. then i missed a few classes getting back here. >> you can't get anywhere. they're trying to get somewhere somehow but if nothing is moving, how are they getting people moving? >> you hear the plight of some 6 the passengers there. septa said it had plans to file for an injunction yesterday in court. that would force striking workers to go back on the job for election day. that's a few days away on tuesday. the union says septa should be more concerned about working on a settlement. some is of the passengers are showing up here to take the regional rail. something they normally wouldn't do. they'd take the subway or market-frankford line. >> make sure you have our nbc 10
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app for our septa survival guide. if you're away from your tv during the evening rush, nbc 10 news streams live from 4:00 do 6:30. this is very important for this morning. we're looking to give you a free ride to or from work. it's called get a lyft with nbc 10. we are helping viewers throughout the strike. sign up on our nbc 10 facebook page. we're actually doing facebook live right now. sign up. >> all right, 4:05. new details about a house fire in philadelphia this morning that sent two young children to the hospital. the flames broke out at about 9:45 last night on sheldon street in olney. fire crews were on the scene within four minutes and quickly got the flames underç control. first responders rescued the two children from inside the home and rushed them to local hospitals. they took one child to einstein medical center and the other to st. christopher's hospital. the fire commissioner says it was a difficult rescue. >> always difficult to locate people inside of a burning
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building. despite what you see on television, you can't see anything. there was a lot of smoke in there. iy the in -- i went inside. smoke is all the way to the floor. >> the conditions are improving and he is cautiously optimistic about their survival. 4:06. 54 degrees outside. lawmakers will hold hearings in trenton to look into ny transit's management, operations, funding and safety. the hearings come in the wake of the september 29th train crash in hoboken that killed a person and injured over 100 others. testimony will be heard from nj transitd executive director santoro. victim two is long believed to be the boy who assistant coach mike mcquery said he saw sandusky sexually assault in a shower room in 2001.
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as dutschke's lawyers allege prosecutors hid the man from jurors at the trial because his story didn't match mcquery's. sandusky is serving is a 30 to 60-year sentence for child sex abuse. meantime, the government hit penn state with a record fine of more than $2 million for not reporting crimes related to the sandusky case. the u.s. department of education says the university violated the cleary act which requires colleges to report campus crimes and warn people if their safety is threatened. the fine follows a five-year federal investigation which sided psid cited penn state with at least ten violations. penn state officials say they're reviewing the finals. police busted one of the =um and biggest suppliers of heroin putting a den the in camden's heroin epidemic. operation infern toe started in april. federal authorities say he ran a
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multimillion dollar heroin and cocaine operation. it is said to have fueled crime across camden. >> the taking down of gordo is in essence taking the head off a snake. >> they're going to catch more people, not just the big one, the little guys, too. >> gordo is in custody in puerto rico. investigators say drugs were shipped from there to chicago and driven to camden and north philadelphia. the city has given the christie administration new details about its financial turnaround plan. the city committed supplemental information to the state department of community affairs about atlantic city's five-year plan. however, guardian didn't offer specifics. he says he hopes the new information will persuade the state to accept the plan and prevent a state takeover. 4:08. money is on the way to help two jersey shore communities fight frequent flooding. yesterday, state, local and federal leaders announced $22
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million in federal grants for projects to reduce flooding in wildwood and north wildwood. the money will pay for drainage improvements on pacific avenue in wildwood to redirect storm water from vulnerable areas. there's not enough thank yous, really, there's not enough thank yous in the world for what you did to us. you feel like an orphan after a while. >> the money will also fund a new pump station and other projects in north wildwood. 4:09. we have a breezy day ahead. you can see the winds are already blowing in the city. the rain is out of here. still clouds overhead. they'll be ridingç out on the winds out of the northwest to keep us much cooler this afternoon. no 70s today. 14 mile-an-hour wind out of the northwest. it moves through allentown, coatesville, philadelphia,
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wildwood and millville. the rain has ended in cape may. clouds over cape may. you can see the rain showers are farther to the south. extreme southern delaware and farther to the south. we're drying out, though there's still some clouds in the area for wilmington, philadelphia and trenton. it has started to clear out in the lehigh valley. the temperatures have been coming down, low 50s right now in the lehigh valley. 54 in the suburbs and in the 50s for delaware and philadelphia and south jersey. for the few neighborhoods we found are in the 40s, atco, coil field, swedesboro in the 40s while it's 52 in mt. laurel. very low 50s for medford, lumberton, florence and robinsville. we'll see sunshine, a lot of sunshine. the temperatures creep up. we're not in for a big warmup. 51 degrees at 7:00, up 5 by 11:00 in the morning and up a few more degrees by 3:00 this afternoon. those are the winds holding down
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our temperatures today. we get to close to 60 degrees this afternoon and philadelphia. cooler for the suburbs. few scattered clouds this morning, riding through on those winds. but mainly sunny skies at 11:00 and 3:00 and you'll see lots of sunshine, too, in the lehigh valley. that will clear the clouds out. plenty of sunshine, 53 degrees at 11:00 and 3:00 this afternoon, 55 degrees. look how uniform the temperatures are for delaware, new jersey and the jersey shore. that's the wind doing that for us, keeping the temperatures barely uniform as we go up into the 11:00 hour, 57 degrees in delaware, 56 in jersey shore and 58 degrees at the jersey shore, interior new jersey 56 agrees and closer to 60 degrees this afternoon. the weekend, that's looking good, too. very dry air and that's going to make for some cool mornings. but a nice çwarmup in the afternoon. upper 50s and low 60s for philadelphia, the suburbs and the lehigh valley. new jersey right up to 60 degrees at the shore and in interior new jersey.
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delaware, 61. similar conditions on sunday. the winds will be lighter on sunday. we might get cooler temperatures first thing in the morning. i'll show you how long the cool is going to last with the 10 day on 10 when i'm back in a few minutes. 12 minutes past 4:00 a.m., 54 degrees outside right now. if you're up this early you're an early bird and you're probably trying to get to work or somewhere early. >> we continue to stay focused on the effects the septa strike. jessica boyington has you covered in the morning and in the afternoon, specifically watching regional rails. the delays creep up as the morning goes on. >> i would hope we're not the only four people awake at this hour every morning, watching the regional rails, expecting delays. none yet. we're not seeing that moving around the philadelphia area. no septa service in philadelphia, still this morning with that septa strike under way. no buses, trains, trolleys, no market-frankford line, no broad street service as well. route 73, near mt. laurel in new
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jersey near the new jersey turnpike. no problems or delays either direction, north or southbound on 73 looks great. that construction on the vine street expressway, we didn't deal with that all week or last week. maybe one day last week that we had construction closing it in both directions between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. we need all the help we can get here, special with the morning rush, dealing with the lanes being open. no problems there on the vine street expressway. of course, for the rest of the morning, updates on the regional rails and your roads. vai and tracy. cyber security concerns on election day. next we have an nbc news exclusive on your vote. and the septa strike isn't only hurting commuters. we take a look at the impact it's having on businesses near two major transit hubs. to her m. trump: blood coming out of her...wherever. he is not a person who is equipped in temperament, judgment or character to lead our troops.
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talks that resumed last night continued into the early morning hours but there's still no settlement. those talks are set to pick up again sometime later today. the septa strike is having different effects on commuters depending on where they live and the nature of their commutes. >> right. some of septa's busiest hubs are virtual ghosttowns. on the left is the empty frankford center, those stations sit at opposite ends of the market-frankford line. businesses near the empty frankford transportation center say foot traffic is down. they're losing money. people we talked to at 59th street told us it's taking them longer to get to work even if their suburban train or bus routes are running during the city transit strike. >> the wait is an hour from the airport is here. with all the stops. >> it's been crazy for the past two days. i have not been getting to work on time at all. >> the woman you just saw tells us she can still take the
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norristown high-speed line to get to her job at king of prussia. but she has to take a different terminal, doubling her commute. now to an nbc 10 exclusive. the government is gearing up for an unprecedented effort to protect the country from some sort of cyber attack on election day. the officials with the department of homeland security and military, the intelligence community tells nbc news they are worried about one of three scenar scenarios, part of the internet going down or an attack disabling communications and transportation in critical swing states. intelligence officials stress they have no specific warning about an election day attack. election day, of course, is four days away. both candidates are making their final pushes for the battleground states including here in pennsylvania. hillary clinton will spended is her final night before the polls open right here in philadelphia. hen and daughter chelsea and
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president obama and the first lady michelle obama will be here in philly for an election eve rally monday night. the time and location have not yet been announced. nbc 10 of course is your election station. join us for campaign countdown. a live broadcast. we're hosting at xfinity live in south philadelphia. stop by tonight and monday night or you can watch us right here on nbc 10 at 7:00. you have an all-access pass as we break down this historic presidential race. it's 4:18. new this morning, every day, more than 600,000 philadelphians have to ask themselves if they have enough money left to eat. philadelphia shares is celebr e celebrating an anniversary knowing that more and moore families are relying on them to put food on table. demand has increased 30%. many customers are people who have jobs but they can't afford to eat every day. philadelphia shares says not enough people are aware of the need until they sit down to a
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thanksgiving dinner. >> really, every time people sit down at their table they should think i'm eating this great meal, everyone in our city should be having a meal as well. >> you can go to nbc10.com for more on how you can help share. it accepts food donations all year round. they're especially looking for donations of fresh produce. >> speaking of meat and food today, giant stood stores is helping to make sure more families can enjoy a thanksgiving meal. the company will donate 1,000 turkeys to phil-abundance this afternoon. they also donate to feeding our neighbors every day campaign. 19 minutes after 4:00. it is a cooler start this morning. but dry. if you're heading out right now, there are a few lingering clouds. no rain with those clouds. we'll see those clouds move out, a sunny and breezy afternoon.
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lotsjt sunshine. it's the wind that will keep things cooler during the day and make for a chilly evening this evening. we'll be dropping into the 40s. a good deal cooler than yesterday evening. some is of the chill will stick around for the weekend, too. 54 now in philadelphia. 55 in south jersey, delaware, the suburbs, the lehigh valley, all in the 50s this morning with a bit of a breeze blowing an a few of those clouds, there's really not that much difference in the neighborhoods this morning. chestnut hill, andorra, all in the low 50s. 55 degrees for fox chase, port rich monday, society hill, pennsport at 50 degrees and 54 at philadelphia international. we will get temperatures warming up as these clouds ease out of here. see the clouds, the rain from yesterday, well, that's well off course. didn't get a lot. it's more impressive today to our south. that's not in store for us today. we'll see the clouds clear out nicely as it's already done for much of northeastern pennsylvania. there are a few showers moving
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through southern new york. those will fall apart. we might see a few scattered clouds especially first thing this morning. the hour by hour forecast shows it's clear for just everybody at lunch time. no clouds, rain, plenty of sunshine. the temperatures will be climbing. through the day and into the early evening hour, the wind will be blowing out of the northwest and that will keep things cooler. your 10 day on 10 is looking cool, typically cool for this time of year. 61 degrees with lots of sunshine today. 61 tomorrow. that's after a colder morning. 37 in the morning. a little less wind overnight tonight. that breeze is still with us saturday afternoon, though not as strong as yesterday. settles down for sunday. 61 degrees the high temperature and why not, 61 degrees again on monday. right on target for normal for this time of year. plenty of sunshine on through the weekend and into next week. a little bit warmer come tuesday, wednesday and thursday, in the middle 60s, not quite the 70s we've seen the last few days. a few more clouds around on friday.
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there is a chance those clouds could produce some showers next friday night and into sunday -- saturday morning but clearing out saturday afternoon and sunshine is back with temperatures in the middle 50s next sunday. >> bill, thanks for that. 4:22. we continue to stay focused on getting you to work and getting you around and the impact of the strike on the regional rails. >> jessica boyington has her eye on that. what are you seeing? >> right now we're doing okay. septa strike is still an active thing right now in philadelphia. no buses, trains, trolleys, no broad street service, no market-frankford line as well. it's been causing massive delays for the morning and evening commutes pretty much all week. yesterday was a bit lighter. ip going to predict today will be the lightest, maybe people taking off before the weekend. especially considering their commute has been so terrible for the entire week. the regional rails, we're warning you to expect delays. they're not there yet. maybe within the next hour or so we'll start to see delays on
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platforms and delays on the trains as well. this is 295. we'll move over to the roads now, right around route 07 in cherry hill, new jersey, a 12-minute drive time southbound from 38 headed to the black horse pike. if you're headed towards philadelphia, that's where you'll be right now. average speeds into the high 60s as well. vai and tracy. >> jessica, thanks. birthday presents, birthday cards, birthday cakes. >> how about a trip to the dmv on your special day. find out about possible changes in your driver's license. also a popular jersey shore thrill ride is now offline. next, hear what is happening to the great nor'easter at morrie's pier. she juggled customers, cooks, waitresses - and never complained. 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.
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on wednesday, head coach doug pederson said huff would be available to play in the sunday that was reversed on thursday. the move left some in the locker room a little bit surprised. >> based on the circumstances and the fact involved, it was the right thing to do for our football team. >> obviously he made a mistake. it turned out to be a costly one. as a teammate and somebody who sees him every day, you feel for him. >> police pulled huff over for speeding on the walt whitman bridge on tuesday. they allegedly found a gun and less than 50 grams of marijuana in his team. huff apologized to his teammates and the organization on wednesday. 26 minutes past 4:00. one of the jersey shore's most popular rides is being taken apart. no worries. the great nor'easter at morey's pier isn't going anywhere. it's being rebuilt piece by
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piece. it's upgoing a $5 million overhaul to install new braking and control systems which will hopefully provide a smoother ride. >> the new computerized pipe bending technology that's being utilized. they're able to achieve much smoother curves. >> construction is expected to wrap up early next month. as we couldn't down to next tuesday's presidential election, la salle university explores the topic of political communication in the digital era. the event highlighted the extensive public relations strategy and branding that goes into running a political campaign. nbc 10's matt delucia, a la salle alum moderated the discussion. >> very nice. now for more of the stories we're following on nbc 10 news. children hurt. right thousand, philadelphia fire investigators want to know what started a house fire in olney. two kids were rescued from the smoke and flames. another day with no new
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deal. expect more travel headaches in and around philadelphia as septa and its biggest union remain unable to sign a new contract. and a political statement with)uá saying a word, only on nbc 10, video shows a postal worker accused of stealing i donald trump campaign sign from a person's lawn. nbc 10 news starts now. >> 4:28. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. 54 degrees right now. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast. a look at conditions right where you live. hey, bill. >> good morning, vai. it's a cool start, cooler than yesterday. it is going to stay cool during the day today. we're down to 54 degrees in philadelphia and the suburbs. and with the northerly breeze at 7 miles an hour, also at 7 in philadelphia, that's going to bring the temperatures down during the morning hours. these are still falling right now. keep us cooler during the day. it is a little bit cooler in new jersey, delaware and the lehigh valley. but this morning, you will not
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see any fog. we had some really thick fog yesterday, not going to repeat. 50 degrees at 7:00. the temperatures start to climb. brilliant sunshine, 55 degrees, that's at 10:00 this morning. and with sunshine, we will see those temperatures across the board climb into the 50s. closer to 60 degrees this afternoon. we're going to see enough sunshine to keep that cool with us for the weekend. i'll have a look at that within i come back in just a few minutes. >> bill, thank you. day four of the septa strike. contract talks lasted into the early morning hours but without reaching a settlement. the negotiations are scheduled to restart later today. so, again, today, buses, trolleys and subways are not running in philadelphia. let's get you updated on the conditions on regional rails and on the roads with nbc 10 first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jess? >> watching the regional rails all morning for delays. not yet though. within the next hour or so i'll assume we'll see the ten-minute delays or so trickling in for
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most of the regional rails. moving to the roads, also watching paulsboro, an overturned tractor-trailer on northbound side of 295 just around exit 19, mantua grove road. if you're heading northbound right in here anç maybe moving towards the central jersey or heading towards trenton or maybe even heading up towards philadelphia at a different angle, that's what you'll pass right there. it's only blocking one lane. the rest of the lanes are moving by on 295. here's the vine street expressway. our cameras around 24th street. no big problems or delays right now through center city. we're open as well. not dealing with that construction, westbound towards the schuylkill or eastbound towards 95. vai and tracy? >> thank you, jessica. we hate to tell you, but you have to brace yourselves for another long commute to work. >> buses, trolleys and subways are still on strike. matt delucia is at fern rock transportation center. matt? >> vai and tracy, people are

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