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random people attacked in center city and racist messages sent to students at penn. in the next 30 minutes, the philadelphia mayor will address both. here is the live picture from city hall where the mayor will speak at 6:30. we have team coverage with reporters covering both cases for you. good evening, i'm jacqueline london. >> i'm jim rosenfield. we told you friday night about the hate messages to black freshmen at penn. >> today students are still distraught about why people from oklahoma singed oled out pennsylvania. nbc 10's lauren mayk has more. >> reporter: jacqueline, a u.s. senator made a stop here today. he tells me he came here to listen. >> it's horrific when any student has to live through the kind of week some of these students lived through. >> reporter: at the university of pennsylvania, u.s. senator bob casey just after meeting with students about racist messages sent to some black students here.
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>> we have to condemn it in the strongest possible terms. people have to be held accountable. >> reporter: the messages had hateful words, the language targeting students here, prompting disappointment and even fear. >> for any first year student to come into a campus environment and be threatened with their lives. >> i knew that trump getting elected would mean people would feel bolder than before with their overt racism. >> reporter: university of pennsylvania called the messages despicable. support from on and off campus has been heartening to students. >> a lot of people are really like outraged. that made me comfortable. >> reporter: in a "60 minutes" interview, president-elect donald trump addressed the harassment of minorities. >> i was glad he looked in the
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camera and said "stop it." i don't think that's enough. >> reporter: senator casey says he would like to hear him more directly address the issue. >> he has to call it out because he's the president-elect of the united states of america. >> reporter: the president-elect has also expressed sadness about incidents across the country. we have reached out to his representatives to get a more specific response to this. we haven't heard back yet. we'll let you know when we do. meanwhile the university of pennsylvania says the messages have been linked to three people in oklahoma. i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. police officers and nbc 10 went door to door searching for surveillance video of attacks in center city over the weekend. a group of teenagers started beating up people randomly including an off-duty officer on saturday night. two teens are under arrest right now and police are looking for others. >> nbc 10's deanna durante is live at 16th and walnut. >> reporter: one woman tells me
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when she was leaving work here on saturday night, she came outside on the street. she heard screams. she saw people running towards her and she took cover in a doorway. the suioothing sounds of a stre prefer today gives no hint of weekend chaos. >> his nose was bleeding, blood all over his face. >> reporter: 16th and walnut is a spot where visitors, tourists, and residents collide. >> a shame. that's all i can say. >> reporter: not everyone knew of saturday's brutal fight. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: police say teenagers went on the attack after leaving a club. they were near the apple store when an off-duty detective saw some attacking a man. the detective jumped in and ended up with stitches and a broken facial bone. his wife tried to help him. she got kicked in the face. others who were trying to escape or just get out of the way were beaten too. >> it's tough to have to walk around here and think about stuff like that. >> reporter: six people were
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hurt, two 16-year-olds have been arrested. >> individuals doing stuff like that, just stop it. it doesn't make any sense whatsoever. >> reporter: it may look and sound like it's back to normal today, but police were going door to door looking for any clue for more of those who were involved. and the police commissioner says that they do plan on making more arrests, that police are poring over what video they've tracked down so far. they continue to look for surveillance video that may show the faces of the teens involved. deanna durante, nbc 10 news. now to our first alert weather. we are tracking the radar tonight. rain is moving up from the south. parts of delaware and the jersey shore are seeing rain right now. here in philadelphia, we don't need our umbrellas, but in the morning, make sure you have them before you head out. >> nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen is here now with what we can expect in our neighborhoods tonight and in the morning. >> we could see some scattered showers in the morning. that's in the forecast.
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but tonight we have the rain increasing, especially along the shore. if you're in atlantic county, the rain is getting heavier. areas north and west of philadelphia relatively dry. delaware seeing some rainfall. we'll zoom into the shore. that's where we have the heaviest rain, atlantic city, galloway township, moving farther inland, even into parts of gloucester and camden county, the eastern half of those counties. it's along the ac expressway way near ship bottom and farther south. the oranges and yellows showing the heavier rain, the green the lighter rain fall. cape may county has been seeing rain for a while, avalon to cape may. even for our beaches in sussex county, in delaware, we've been seeing the rain there too. this area low pressure that's causing the rain eventually is going to slide offshore. and that's going to take most of the rain with it. we'll still have showers around for part of your morning commute tomorrow. this evening, in the philadelphia area, i think we
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should be relevant dry. overnight we could have showers trying to move in. by 6:00 a.m., 44 degrees with scattered showers. tonight, early showers. same thing with the lehigh valley. lower chance of showers. but new jersey and delaware even along the shore, early showers tomorrow. we'll take a closer look at your neighborhood forecast coming up. now to the transition to trump. today, president obama held his first news conference since the election. and he said the people have spoken. >> the president says donald trump's win is a reminder to americans that voting counts. nbc 10's erin coleman joins us now with the president's messages post-election. >> the president said he urged his successor to immediately focus on finding qualified people to staff the white house. the president spoke at the white house this afternoon before leaving for his final foreign trip while in office. he says he still has some reservations about the president-elect's temperament but president obama says he plans to reassure the united states' foreign allies that trump is committed to continuing
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our obligations overseas. >> there is enormous continuity be'tneath the day-to-day news tt makes us that indispensable nation when it comes to maintaining order and promoting prosperity around the world. that will continue. >> the president's message to his own party after hillary clinton's loss, compete everywhere and show up everywhere. clinton was on a conference call with house democrats shortly after the president's news conference. she said countless americans now will be relying on democrats in congress to be their voice. house speaker paul ryan is telling gop lawmakers that it's time to, quote, join forces with the new trump administration. in a letter, ryan told his colleagues he is seeking their support in his reelection for speaker. house republicans will hold closed door leadership elections
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tomorrow. president obama said the president-elect understands that, quote, a candidate being reckless with his words can be less consequential than a president saying the same thing." jim, back to you. erin, thanks. russian president vladimir putin says he's ready to work with president-elect donald trump. putin called the percent last night to congratulate him on winning the election. putin says he's ready for dialogue with the new administration. he says the two share the need to unite forces to combat extremism. the president-elect is expected to name two more hires. richard grennell is under consideration for u.n. ambassador. michigan gop chairwoman ran in a
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mcdaniel would become the first woman to lead the rnc. she's the former sister of mitt romney. new at 6:00, a montgomery county woman pleaded guilty today for taking $15,000 from a cub scout pack. she worked as a treasurer for the scouts and the elementary association. she wrote checks to herself and cashed them over the past few years. she told police her family life was getting crazy and she was overwhelmed with bills. to chester county where a set of twin brothers learned their fate in court today. caleb and daniel tate were sentenced to prison for detonating pipe bombs. prosecutors say they set off the improvised explosive devices last year. both brothers pled to lesser charges of arson and theft.
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a burglarvp in south jersey broke into five stores in a strip mall at 4:00 a.m. saturday in harrison township. police say he pocketed thousands of dollars in the smash and grabs. business owners are shocked and upset too. >> he broke the windows and the doors, went into our place, grabbed a couple of registers, and then ran out. >> the businesses all had to make costly front door repairs right away. police say the man acted alone and they don't know the make and model of his vehicle. the next time you get pulled over by a cherry hill police officer, you'll notice body cameras. today the police department revealed every officer started wearing them earlier this month. officers wear them outside of their clothing. the police chief says the video helps prosecute cases more efficiently and helps reduce frivolous complaints and lawsuits. a first alert traffic warning for drivers. the vine street expressway will be closed for two weeks at
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nights for ongoing bridge construction. 676 will be closed from 76th to broad street starting tonight through thursday. drivers will need to find another way to get around from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. anyone planning to take amtrak for thanksgiving, amtrak announced there will be extra capacity on the keystone, acela express and northeast regional services. but some of these lines require a reservation. amtrak says the busiest travel days are the tuesday and wednesday before thanksgiving and the sunday after the holiday. next on nbc 10 news at 6:00, is now the time to get your flu shot? plus will it work this winter to prevent you from getting sick? also the eagles talk keys to victory as the birds stay undefeated at home. sheena? and parts of the area seeing pretty heavy rain right now. coming up, i'll show you if you can expect it for your morning commute, that's next.
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>> announcer: this is nbc 10 news. the eagles tackled child obesity today. several players hosted a pep rally at a school in south philadelphia, encouraging the kids to eat healthy, be active
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and get out there. at the end of the rally the school was presented with a $10,000 grant to go towards healthy programs. speaking of healthy, it's that time of year when more and more people are starting to feel kind of sick. >> just today, flu cases have been confirmed in all three counties in delaware. if you've already received the flu shot, will it work for you this year? nbc 10 delaware bureau reporter tim furlong went to the doctor's office to find out. >> reporter: all those black friday shoppers you'll push through the doors with, you'll hope they had their flu shot and they'll hope you had yours. in wilmington patients and staffers are getting their flu shots. we met a first timer. >> i didn't think it was important to it it in the past. but now i'm 57 years old and it's like, i think i better get it. >> reporter: doctors say the season is really just beginning but the vaccine takes a couple of weeks to work once you get it in your system so it's time to get the shot. we now have flu cases in all
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three of delaware's counties. the newest cases, older people and a baby. none of these people had gotten a flu shot. doctors say kids should get the shot this year, not the mist. last year the vaccine didn't hit the right strains but this year the doctors say even if it's off a bit, it's still good to get it, if not for you, for the people around you. >> all of us have family members at high risk groups, people with diabetes, lung disease, heart decide, under age 5, over age 65. >> reporter: this woman says this little shot in the arm is totally worth it to keep her little boy safe. >> it keeps me healthy and the people around me healthy. >> reporter: in wilmington, tim furlong, nbc 10 news. first alert weather team out in full force this afternoon at the oxford valley mall.
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there's chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. he met with folks to talk about the nbc 10 severe weather week. nbc 10's meteorologist bill henley was also there. >> stop by the philadelphia mills mall tomorrow from 11:00 to 5:00. we'll show off high tech weather tracking equipment. we have weather tools no one else has to give you the weather forecast in your neighborhood. with wind approaching, we know that's more important than ever. >> nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen is here. there are actually a few flakes in the forecast, sheena. >> there might be, jim, that's for parts of the weekend. so yes, i'll show you that with the ten-day in just a second. it does look like we'll get a blast of cold air and some precip moving in this weekend. we'll be watching that forecast very closely. neighborhood weather will be important, because as we know, many times we have a rain/snow line, and which neighborhood you're in depends on which precip you get. everyone will get that
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customized forecast. a live look at the ben frank lynn bridge. it's in parts of new jersey, down through parts of cape may county. that's where we see some of the heaviest rain shown by the yellows and oranges, green showing us light irrainfall. atlantic city, mays landing, egg harbor, closer to the shore as well, continuing to see that rain, down through parts of cape may and sussex county, now parts of kent county in delaware. it's all moving up from the south. as we go through tonight, we could have more areas seeing the rain and some scattered showers for the morning commute tomorrow. temperatures are mostly in the mid- to low 50s. the shore seeing temperatures in the upper 40s. for the most part, new jersey neighborhoods are in the 50s. right around 50 degrees. washington township, 52. audubon, 53. mt. laurel, 52 degrees.
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florence coming in 54 degrees. in princeton you're much cooler, right at 45 degrees. most of the rain will be confined to the shore this evening. by tomorrow morning's commute, this model doesn't show very much, but i think we'll have scattered showers around for part of the area. then we clear through the afternoon. so it's not going to be an all day rain. wednesday, friday, through saturday, we'll stay nice and dry, no rain if the forecast again until we go into sunday. i'll show you that one in just a second. tomorrow, 55 schwenksville, dover coming in at 58 degrees tomorrow. your ten-day forecast, after we get through tomorrow, we're dry wednesday through saturday. temperatures mostly in the 60s, low 60s except for friday, mid-60s will be the warmest day. into sunday, the chance of a wintry mix. a couple of computer models are showing this. we're still many days away from sunday. we'll give you more details as we get closer as things look
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more clear. by monday we could see some of that lingering. we'll watch that closely as well. the temperatures, pretty chilly, right around 50 degrees going into next week, john. >> sheena, thanks. i'm john clark from csn. we'll take you inside the locker room. what is nolan carroll's status? and the flyers get back to work without a goalie, next.
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we talked about it every single week and every single day. you guys kept chopping and you kept chopping, no matter what was faced, you kept chopping. >> good stuff. i'm john clark from csn. the eagles finally pulled out a close game against the falcons yesterday. now they head to seattle to face now they head to seattle to face the seahawks, the only other team in the nfc still undefeated at home. birds have found their winning birds have found their winning formula, controlling the clock with their running game. they had the most rushing yards in two years. ryan matthews is back. he had his best day as an eagle. >> i think it's definitely a blueprint, you know, to winning games in the nfl. you know, any time you can rush the ball like that, it does, speaking from experience, it alleviates the pressure, to always have to make that throw
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or that catch. >> corner back nolan carroll is in the concussion protocol. the flyers will be without their goalie for more than a month. he does not need surgery on his sprained knee. they called up anthony stolarz to be the backup. you can expect steven mason to get the majority of starts. >> we get there by winning games, not by trying players out. it's not as exciting for us as it is for you, you seem to always want a new body, a new face. that's not our business. >> good old hexy. he is the second best center in flyers' history, eric lindros will go into the hall of fame. both the big e's former teammates can't wait to see him go into the hall. >> he had skill, speed, fought
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the game as well as anybody, an all-around great player. >> he was obviously very good offensivel offensively, he can move the puck. what people don't talk too much about is that he was pretty good defensively too. he was a player who could do it all. >> pitcher jeremy hellicson accepted a tender. rookie sensation joe ellenby led the sixers in his last game. he sat out saturday night in atlanta. we'll be right back.
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tomorrow morning some of you could see some showers for the morning commute, clearing in the afternoon. highs in the 50s. a chilly day. then we go into wednesday, thursday, friday, saturday, dry, 60s. sunday we'll be watching very closely.
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more details later this week. >> there's a change coming, maybe. thanks for watching. >> "nightly news" is next. see you at 11:00. snempt tonight, backlash as president elect trump picks his powerful inner circle, lifting a man with ties to white nationalists into the heart of the white house. new protests erupt as president obama weighs in, on the new president for the first time. a father found guilty of leaving his young son to die in a hot car. a dramatic conclusion to a case that shocked the nation. exploding wildfires spreading across the south. thick smoke blanketing cities. is someone setting them intentionally. making a murderer twist, a after a trial many saw as a miscarriage of justice. tonight a man locked away as a teengeer is


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