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busses trolleys are not running. people look for other ways to get to school or work. we have live team coverage. let's start with randy who is live. what's the latest on the negotiations? >> i did get a bri >> reporter: i did get a brief update. they were fruitful discussions with both sides at the table. as you mentioned, it is day four and commuters dealing with a very difficult rush hour. the union and septa talked late into yesterday. it was intense back and forth. the union accusing septa of playing games. it means it's a difficult time to get to work or the grocery store. we caught up with a local volunteer offering free rides to stranded commuters.
>> i need to go grocery shopping. >> he pulled up and he was like free ride. i was like, yeah, i'm not going to turn that down. >> reporter: they said they initially planned to file an injunction in court yesterday. it has not been filed yet but they are still strongly considering it. ran randy, nbc 10 news. traffic has been heavy all morning long. what are you seeing out there? >> it is another day for potential crowding and massive delays. take a look at the latest. right now folks in the doylestown, this came in not too
long ago. they are coming in minute by minute. you can tell it's a very busy morning. here is a look right around broad. right now we are in the 40s. so it is going to be in the yellow but you may run into bumper to bumper traffic. this is the waiverly road overpass. let's take a look at what we have so far. eastbound and westbound it's still in the yellow, not looking that bad. it will take you around 14 minutes. travel speeds are in the 40s. so in the later hours we are doing okay. also we are noticing road closures. this is very important. it is going to be closed for
quite some time. this is a lincoln highway near west trenton. i highlighted with this traffic. it is creating quite a bit of a back up. back to you. >> all right. thank you. make sure you have the free nbc 10 app for our septa survival guide. if you're away from your tv during the evening rush we stream live from 4:00 to 6:30 in the evening. get this, we'll also give you a free ride to or from work. it's called get a lyft with nbc 10. you can also sign up on our nbc 10 facebook page. two children remain in two different hospitals after firefighters rescued them from a house fire. we have an update on the investigation. what's the status of these children pam? >> reporter: they still being treated at the two local
hospitals. they were rescued late last night. firefighters were called here around 9:45 in the evening on thursday. it took them four minutes to get to the scene and about 18 minutes to knock the fire out. as they were fighting the fire they came across two children on the second floor. firefighters brought the children out immediately and began life saving treatment. we learned the ages of the children that were rescued. the youngest was just 11 months old. both were in critical condition when they were transported to the hospital. we talked to a neighbor. he says he had no idea anyone was inside until he saw it on the news this morning. >> as i saw it i something like fireworks going off. i came to the back. the back of the house was just in flames. you don't want to be the parents to have to go through something like this. our prayers are definitely with them. we hope that the children
recover. >> reporter: fire officials have not yet said if there were any working smoke detectors in the home or if there was an adult inside of the home when the fire started. the fire marshal is still working to determine a cause for this fire. pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. a police officer is hurt in a hit-and-run crash. the driver is still on the run. the officer was taken to the hospital listed in stable condition. police say they are looking for a dark colored vehicle with possible driver side damage. it is november and feeling like fall. we are enjoying a sunny day with a cool breeze. we give you a live look at center city philadelphia. you're looking at city hall. first alert chief meteorologist
glenn schwar glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here with our forecast. >> yeah. yesterday was unseasonably warm. today it is feeling like it is supposed to feel in november. we have bright sunshine but the temperature is going occuup slo. you can see hardly a cloud in the sky any where in the area, just a few fair weather small clouds. it's kind of windy in some spots. atlantic city 21 miles per hour sustained winds. philadelphia 16. down to the northwest that's the dry weather direction and the cooler direction. as we go through the afternoon we are barely up to 60. we are 61 as a high temperature and then we start dropping off more quickly tonight with the clear skies and much lighter winds. that will allow the temperatures to drop in many of the suburbs. we won't even reach the 60 degree mark today. same thing with lehigh valley. in delaware we do get to 60 plus
but then it was 80 plus in parts of delaware yesterday. same thing with the jersey shore. sboo only into the low 60s today and cooler tonight. we'll see if the weather lasts through the weekend. that's coming up in a few minutes. >> all right. thank you. according to several reports the pennsylvania man whose sandusky's lawyers is set to testify in the former penn state's coaches new trial. he is -- said he saw sandusky sexually assaulting in 2001. they allege prosecutors hid the man from the jurors at the trial because his story did not match mcquery's. he is serving 30 to 60 year sentence for child sex abuse. penn state fined more than
$2 million for not reporting crimes retlielated to the sandu case. they warn people if their safety is threatened the fine follows a five year federal investigation which sited penn state. penn state say they are reviewing the findings. making sure more families can enjoy a thanksgiving meal. the company will donate a thousand turkeys this afternoon. giant will also donate additional holiday meals as part of the feeding our neighbors every day campaign. cyber attack concerns, what the u.s. government is doing now to prevenlt problems on the election night, the nbc exclusive still ahead. plus, party of the century. here is a live look right now. the biggest celebration is underway after the cubs for the
first time in 108 years. >> it's definitely feeling like fall again. some a parts of our area, look at the weekend and your election day forecast just ahead. (narrator) attention medicare beneficiaries. (alex) if you have medicare or will be covered soon, here are some important things you should know. first, if you think medicare covers everything, you may be in for an expensive surprise. second, you could be responsible for thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. which brings us to number three.
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set for negotiations. regional rail riders are meeting with private trains and delays today. make sure you have the free nbc 10 app to help you get through the strike. it has detailed septa strike, survival guide information. you'll also find information on alternative transit services. there are special deals on there and also contingency plans. we have breaking news. there is a verdict in the bridgegate case. all parties at the new york federal courthouse. two aids are accused in a plot to close lanes approaching the george washington bridge as political revenge back in 2013. we will monitor this situation and bring you the verdict when we get it. meanwhile happening now a moment there are tens of thousands of fans are lining the
streets of chicago for a parade hon honoring the cubs. it will end with a rally and celebration in grand park. the cubbies clinched the title beating the cleveland indians in extra innings in game seven. it is the first since 1908. the next wait may not be as long. it already has the cubbies. >> yeah, they have a lot of young players. they will be good for a while. so is the weather. we have a lot of sunshine out there. this is wilmington, delaware. it is cooler than yesterday.
it is 57 in wilmington now. some of the cooler spots. everybody is going to be dry today and a good bit cooler than yesterday in philadelphia. we'll have 57 at the airport and 59 at graduate hospital. it is 58 in parkwood. temperatures fairly uniform across the area today. temperatures are kind of back to normal. this is november weather. yesterday was not. we have a lot of sunshine this weekend. the rain chances pretty close to zero. election day is looking pretty good too. sunny with temperatures above normal, warmer than what this weekend is going to be. we are 57 now. here is your commuting forecast this afternoon. no problems here. 59 degrees with sunshine at
3:00. temperatures not dropping very much through 5:00. the wind dropping from where it is now. not dropping too much until that wind dies down. pretty comfortable commute if you're on your feet or on a bicycle this afternoon. tomorrow morning a different story. anybody going out early will want to take a jacket. look at these temperatures. 36 in redding. allentown 37. even in the 30s in dover and millvil millville, mount holly. it will warm up but that's a chilly start. here we are by noon. we are into the mid-50s. by afternoon we are getting into the low 60s. tomorrow afternoon the temperature will be pretty close to what we are seeing this afternoon except it will not be as windy. we don't expect it to be too
cl chilly or windy against the giants on sunday. temperatures going into the mid-50s. not a whole lot of wind. pretty good football weather there. for election day pretty good voting weather too. it will be a fairly chilly start. other places starting in the 40s going into the 60s during the afternoon everywhere except for the lehigh valley which will stay in the 50s. that's a pretty nice forecast. the weekend forecast is looking pretty great. you don't see a sunny sky like that very often. temperatures right around average friday, saturday and sunday. all right. thank you. here is the winner of our hol high school blitz game of the week. be sure to watch nbc 10 news at
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2013 as political revenge. here is a live look now at the scene. once a decision is announced we will break away and bring it to you live. as s we prepare to celebrat they salute those who have dedicated themselves to a life of service. they will perform as part of the philly pop salute series. here to tell us more is the president. thank you so much for coming back. tell us what's in store for next friday. >> next friday we have our festival. it is appearing and at the same time we have another at the vietnam memorial down on front street. >> you know, there are several events throughout the year that is part of the salute series. tell us about those and tell us
about the commitment. >> this is our fourth year that we opened up our christmas shows and we do ten shows. we give 2,000 tickets away to the military and first responders. it's a wonderful thing for us to do. we also do saturday before memorial day and we give the tickets away to the military and first responders for that. we are really fortunate to have comcast nbc universal as our sponsor and partner in this. how that came about is the vice president of comcast has a commitment for comcast to hire 10,000 vets. so it was just a natural for us to get together. >> that's a fantastic commitment. >> yes. >> things are really bright right now. it hasn't been that way so tell
us. >> fortunes have changed dramatically. you know, we have amazon giving away a couple hundred bicycles at our christmas salute series. we have sponsorship. the public has really caught on. our subscriptions are up 62%. single tickets are up 32%. group sales 58%. last year concerts were 96% sold out. that is because of the new maest maestro. >> that's certainly good news. you and i both know that ralph roberts was a navy veteran. part of his commitment i think to the veterans and first responders and people who start in the military comes through
there. i think his son has followed. >> we are very proud of the partnership with comcast nbc universal. >> as are we. the veteran salute is happening next friday, november 11th. they will perform at 11:00 a.m. at the ice skating rink. for more information about those events as well as the philly pop salute series head to our web site or check out the nbc 10 app. always good to see you. >> good to see you. >> thank you. up next, let's make a deal. that's what hundreds of thousands of commuters are hoping for as they drag into the fourth day and with election day just four days away now. concerns are growing about how people will bet to the polls. we'll have an update just ahead. new details on an nbc 10
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(bright music) ♪ a jury apparently reached a verdict in the bridgegate case. all parties are gathering. two aids to governor chris christie are accused in a plot to close lanes approas a political revenge. here is a live look at the scene. the media has gathered outside the courthouse. once a decision is announced we will bring it to you lye. live. the work stoppage by
thousands of transit workers continue and commuters are going whatever they can to avoid the chaos. we have live team coverage. let's start with randy who is live at the sheraton in center city. break this all down for us. >> reporter: they are telling us recently they do expect more talks to happen today. yesterday they also had meetings at the table set to call those discussions positive. on day four we have got no deal. it means commuters dealing with that really difficult rush hour this morning. both sides did talk late into the night yesterday. in dualing letters septa saying the union is moving too slow. it means it is still a very difficult commute. this morning we caught up with the volunteer who is out on the street picking up stranded commuters and driving them to their destination for free.
>> a lot of folks are just worrying how they are going to get to work to be with their family. that's what we are here for, to be able to lessen our burdens. >> reporter: with election day looming just days away septa said it did intend to file an update. they say at this point that has not been filed yet but they are still considering it. nbc 10 news. >> thank you. traffic has been heavier throughout the morning and partly because of the septa strike. lest g let's get the latest with francesca ruscio . >> it is another day for potential overcrowding. let's take a look. this is line 427. two thorndale lanes 20 minutes laet. this is coming at 13.
massive delays, 29 minutes late. watching an accident off to the side. this is just before the exit. it is off to the side not really effecting traffic flow. this has been in place for the last several minutes. it hasn't cleared. it is on this. this is coming up for our local commuters. we are looking at road closures. very important along the lincoln highway. we'll be seeing these road closures that will be in play for quite some time. they are expected to remain closed for the next several hours or so. we are back in the green. travel speeds are in the upper 50s. back to you. >> all right. thank you. you can count on the entire team to be covered throughout the duration. our live team coverage continues later today on nbc 10 news at 4:00, when we'll help you get
through the afternoon commute. and now back to the breaking news we have been telling you about. a jury has reached a verdict in the bridgegate case. two former allies, bridgette and bill have been convicted. again, they have been convicted. they have been found guilty. we are awaiting more details. we found out they were convicted. two young children recovering after a house fire in philadelphia. the flames broke out around 9:45 last night. fire crews were on the scene here within four minutes. they quickly got the flames under control. firefighters rescued an 11 month old and six-year-old from inside this burning home.
o they were sent to two separate hospitals. firefighters say it was a difficult rescue. >> always difficult to locate people inside of a burning building. despite what you see on television, you can't see anything. the smoke is all the way down to the floor. you literally can see nothing. >> both children were rushed to the hospital in extremely critical condition. they say their conditions are improving and he is cautiously optimistic about their survival. it's a cool and breezy friday throughout our area especially with the heat and warmth we have had. here is a live look at center city philadelphia. glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here with our weekend forecast, glenn. >> yeah. that flag was really blowing out there. it is bringing in cooler air.
the other thing that makes it feel cooler is we were in the 70s yesterday. some parts of the area and the jersey shore 80 plus. nowhere near that now. in the mid-50s but everybody has sunshine. it's a beautiful looking day. we have 10 to 20 miles per hour sustained winds out of the northwest over in atlantic city. the gusts have been less than 30 miles per hour. the temperatures would go through the day dropping a little bit by 6:00. dropping pretty quickly into the 30s and into the city of philadelphia. the pa suburbs down to 34 degrees will be frost tomorrow morning. it will be a chilly start. lehigh starting at 35 degrees. around 37 but remember it will
start cooling off this evening. you'll need the coat if you go out a little bit later. we'll see if there's any big warm up or cool down or any rain in site coming up in a few minutes. >> all right. we'll see you in a little bit. the race to the white house is down to the final nofour days. today they are focusing on battleground states which includes commonwealth of pennsylvania. donald trump is in hershey. trump will campaign in ohio and new hampshire and clinton will make a stop in detroit. mike pence is gathering support for the republican ticket in the state of michigan. he spoke to a crowd of voters within the last hour or so. michigan has swung democratic in the last ten years. they hope to change that before tuesday. hillary clinton will spend
right here in philadelphia. she and her husband former president bill clinton and their daughter and president obama and the first lady will be here in philly for an election eve rally. the time and location have not yet been announced. ♪ >> and tonight stevie wonder will try to inspire people to get out and vote. he will perform tonight at 7:00. donald trump is also getting some celebrity campaign help in montgomery county tonight. john boyt wivsh voight will ral today. the county had problems getting the ballots out. now voters have until tuesday to get their ballots back to the
county. nearly 30,000 absentee ballots went out in montgomery county. so far only about 40% of those have been returned. nbc 10 is your election station. join us for campaign countdown. we are hosting at xfinity live. stop by tonight and monday night or watch us right here at 7:00. you'll have an all access pass as we break down the historic presidential race. now to an nbc exclusive. the government gearing up to protect the country from some sort of cyber attack. the military and intelligence community tell nbc news they are worried about one of three scenarios, an attack on critical infrastructure, part of the internet going down or a cyber attack disabling communications
and transportation. uber x and lyft can legally in pennsylvania. drivers will be subject to licensing and safety standards by the philadelphia authority. for viewers of a certain age it was an after school that put philadelphia in a national spotlight. we'll talk about american bandstand just ahead. some parts of our area could be in far frosty morning tomorrow. i'll let you know what to expect for the rest of the weekend and your election day forecast just ahead. pat toomey and
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retaliation. we'll give you a live look. the media preparing for statements. kelly and baroni accused of scheming with christie allies to punish the mayor for not endorsing him when he ran for reelection. chris chr christie denied any knowledge of the plot. christie was informed either before or while they were going on. we continue to follow this story and stay with the nbc 10 app on this breaking news. ♪ it's a show that helped define a generation. students would rush home from school and tune in and dance to
american bandstand hosted by the late legendary dick clark right here in philadelphia. this afternoon many of the show's regulars will gather to reminisce, catch up with old friends and celebrate the release of a brand new book about the cultural phenomenon. we have the authors of the bandstand diaries. thank you all for being here today. good to see you all. lest start let's start with you. you were a regular on the show. tell us what it meant for you. >> when it went nationwide we became very famous with a lot of fan mail, maybe 300 letters a day. i was looking at that clip and i thought what style. >> yeah. >> you look at it and i'm
guessing that the diladults at t time thought this is the end of society. look at the way kids dressed. if their kids were dressed like that they would be counting their blessings. >> yes. >> you were a big fan of the show. tell me how this book came about. >> well, as i got older i always wondered what happened to my teenaged idol who were regulars on american bandstand. through social media and facebook i was able to find arleine and asked her if she would be interested in writing something about american bandstand today. >> and you were telling me you weren't a regular on the show. >> i was an irregular. >> you were an irregular on the
show. were you considered to be rebellious? >> i know i was. i lied to my parents go to go. i told them i was going to the library. i knew they wouldn't be home to see me on air, so i kept going. >> and tell me what the feeling was like. did every teenager in the city want to be there? >> it was a right of passage. the thing is when you were there you were at a place that no one else would be. it was so special. >> did you guys have any idea as this was going on that this was creating a cultural revolution? you were at the forefront of something that was so big. >> i say in the book we were on the cusp of something but we weren't sure what the cusping
was. >> i grew up in the '70s and watched every saturday. it's great to see the pioneers. >> we will all be out at the original studios today. >> that's great. it is called bandstand diaries. you guys will be out there at the original house. >> yechlt and it's available on amazon and on our web site too. >> here it is. >> you have it right there. >> more information on nbc10.com or check out the nbc 10 app. she has it right there. thank you. >> thank you. >> you're the best. >> appreciate it. well, beautiful looking picture of cape may at the shore and beach areas got up to 80 degrees yesterday. nowhere near that today. 58 degrees atlantic city where we tied a record of 81 today. 57 in philadelphia, wilmington, mount holly. very close to that elsewhere. the temperatures across the area
generally in the 50s. if you're headed out later today, bike our walking or wondering what the weather will be, it will be pretty good. the wind will be diminishing by 6:00. temperatures will start going down. by 8:00 it will be dropping pretty quickly on its way down to about 39 in philadelphia. it is 37 in mount holly. it will be isolated places that get closer to the freezing mark. there will be patchy frost there and also in parts of inland south jersey and central delaware as we go through the night tonight. tomorrow afternoon we are warming up into the upper 50s to the low 60s. it is 61 for the high in philadelphia. you can see pretty uniform
temperatures across the entire area tomorrow. the rain chances not just in philadelphia but elsewhere, this is through election day. that's about as low as it gets. dover is very low. redding, again, just tiny tiny chances at best. so we have dry conditions. the problem is now it's getting too dry because it's now technically severe drought into part of new jersey. central new jersey up to northern new jersey, that's a severe drought. we are into a moderate drought in montgomery county. so eventually going to need some rain. not going to have it for the eagles game. temperatures nice and comfortable for football without a lot of wind.
election day is looking great. a little chilly in the morning. lehigh valley at 38 degrees but warming up nicely as we go through the afternoon and into the evening hours. the ten day showing a lot of uniform weather. 61 four days in a row. sunshine four days in a row. we have election day looking great. a little bit warmer on election day. remember, we set the clocks back on sunday morning. the heart walk is on saturday morning. we'll be right back.
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