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about who sent it? >> reporter: not any idea. we just finished up a news conference here at atf headquarters? explosive life something that's rare if ever seen. they have examining it at the atf headquarters to discover how it was made and who made it. the outside looked like your typical package delivery. it was left on a stoop on pine street. it even had the victim's name on it. but inside, it was filled with shrapnel and a trigger system. >> it was constructed so that when you open it, did debt nighted. >> the man had just gotten home from a trip, he grabbed it thinking it was his medication. >> he opened it thinking it was something he needed and that's when the bomb went off.
>> reporter: it sent the viblg from to the hospital. he did suffer injuries to his face, his for toe and to his hand. >> somebody told me that there was an incident that a package exploded. >> reporter: neighbors want to know who would intentionally target someone on their block. investigators say the device was unusual, rarely seen in phil. >> no, we haven't seen it here, but we are familiar with it in other areas of the world, so it's something that's been our capabilities and we have the ability to conduct this investigation. >> reporter: and police say there does not appear to be any connection to organized terror. they are investigating other motives, his roommate and other people in the neighborhood. developing tonight, a bull escapes and goes on a wild run through philadelphia.
drivers captured the moment the bull ran through philadelphia. it was quite the scene on i-95. it took off from a slaughterhouse and was then spotted near kensington hospital it was finally spotted right here police headquarters. what have you been able to find out about this? >> reporter: we have actually seen a lot of people stopping to look earlier this afternoon, but the bull arrived here, backed into this patch of brush that you see just over my shoulder here and picked up the dead animal. the conservation officer who had to kill the bull walks us through what happened. >> i was just driving up 95 minding my business and saw this. >> reporter: this is what this conservation officer saw, a bull on the side of i-95.
the maanimal jetted off a slaughterhouse truck, over to the kensington highway and then five miles down the highway. you see officer check, an 18-year veteran with the game commission and police, rounding the run away an mall, they say they determined it was an emergency situation before putting the bull down. >> we're in center city philadelphia, we're not in rural pennsylvania where you have a little more time to make decisions and maybe let the critter go and get a hold of it with a rope or something. it's 3:00 in the afternoon in the middle of philadelphia on a business day.
>> reporter: the cofficer said that the bull could have injured someone on the street so he believes they did the right thing. thanksgiving is now just two days away and travel ever lers want the wind to get in the way. >> lye at the arrow mark building, this flag shows how windy it is out there. this comes as millions of people are leaving their homes for their holiday destinations. glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here to let us know how the holiday is going to look. >> looking greet for the next 24 hours, lots of cars on the roads, we're not going to have any problems with the weather now that it's not that windy. 44 in philadelphia, but look at some of these temperatures, in the 30s already in parts of
lehigh valley. and as the night goes on, look at the wind diminish, by 9:00, the temperature goes down to 30. for thanksgiving itself, there is a threat of a couple of showers, especially at the jersey shore and in delaware, that's where the best chances are. we do have some chances early in the afternoon and much of the rest of the area, it's not going to be an especially chilly day, we also have chances of rain for black friday, we'll get into that and the rest of the holiday weekend in just a few minutes. mwe're monitoring one of th busiest travel days of the year and why it may cost you more this year. you can get the latest travel updates on the going by logging on to nbc10.com. the officer accused of
shooting his own son is now charged with attempted murder. officer dorian young turned himself into police today. officer young was off duty at the time. the da says the shooting followed an argue with his son over the use of the family car. >> there's no execute for what happened today, and dorian young will be held responsible for having shot his son. >> young has been a philadelphia police officer since 1991. the police department suspended him for 30 days and plans to fire him. now to the transition to president-elect donald trump. today the soon to be commander in chief met with the newspaper he's criticized for months. he abruptly cancelled the meeting early this morning, accusing the paper of changing the agreed-upon terms of that
meeting. but later on in the day, the president-elect did sit down with the publishers and journalists as well. he said that prosecuting hillary clinton for her e-mails would be, quote, very divisive. and earlier in the day the president-elect announced on twitter that he's seriously considering dr. ben carson as the head of housing and urban development. but just last week, carson's business manager said that he had opted out for any decision. now trump has put the transition planning on hold as he heads to florida for thanksgiving. new fallout in philadelphia following a controversial appointment by president-elect donald trump. this is the scene in center city around 4:00 this afternoon. >> members of the jewish community marching to protest
the appointment of steve bannon. his critics say that bannon is anti-sem ittic and racist. >> the manager will leigh office next month and now speculation over his replacement is growing. according to reports one name on the list is jim schultz, you might recognize him from our political punchout segment right here on nbc10. he was also state general counsel under tom corbin. other names you might recognize, mike hogan and joseph p oshs poluka is being considered.
the plan leaves some fire stations empty to help state of costs. >> reporter: the timing actually works out now for a little example of how this works, engine 6 is clear across the county fighting a fire. wilmington firefighters here saying that closing -- this morning rolling by pass was suddenly brought back. >> when tragedy strikes, it gets taken away, now it's back in. >> reporter: when firefighters call in sick or go on slay indication, the fire chief has to pay others overtime. in january, the fire engine station closest to this fire that claimed two children, it was shut down and the fire i
mentioned that killed christopher leach and jeremy fickes, the engine had to come from two miles away. union leaders say common sense tells you every fire engine around the city should always be staffed and ready to start a fire. >> i can imagine what any resident would feel like, banging on the firehouse doors, and seeing a fire engine just sitting there if something was happening to them just blocks away. >> reporter: the firefighters union and the chief agree on this, to the fire department numbers are down. but a new mayor is coming in, he might elect his own fire chief. it's not clear what the present fire chief is going to do about this rolling by pass situation.
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a plan that would have impacted thousands of people in their commute. maintain a tax agreement with pennsylvania. the agreement allows people to work in either state to pay income taxes at their home state's rate. christie announced in september that he was pulling out of the four decades old deal. millions of people are hitting the roads, skies and the railroads. >> it's all about getting together with family. and today is one of the busiest travel days of the year. the roads are all packed today and nbc10 jersey shore reporter tim furlong is there. >> reporter: i can tell you about an hour ago, 5:00 or so,
southbound lanes of the turnpike came to a stand still, despite the fact that we're still in the m midst of rush hour now, traffic is moving steadily. aaa says it might not be your year to arrive early. for siblings caleb and audrey, it's a long ride to their grand pop's house for their first new jersey thanksgiving. they'll have company, maybe bumper to bumper, an estimated 48 million people will travel this holiday week, a million more than last year, 1.2 million in new jersey alone and 90% of them in a car. how wud it for you? >> it wasn't bad, but i'm looking around the beltline around d.c.
>> reporter: gas tax hike now in full swing, take a look, let's say you're traveling from north jers to south, 118 miles from hoboken to pennsville, you'll play $3 more in gasoline now than last year. >> we planned for a long time and put away money. >> reporter: they'll trade patience for safety. >> you don't want to stuck in traffic on the way home. >> reporter: along with family time and fond memory this is thanksgiving. >> it's absolutely worth it. >> there's some things to a family that are absolutely priceless. we just don't want to miss it. >> and we have been checking the pumps that were stacked up earlier. aaa says the volume of cars we will see on the road this thanksgiving week is the largest in nine years, since 2007 they
atribute a strong economy and momentum on the roads has been building starting on memorial day. i see a boat going fast. . >> at least we don't have snow here. if your plans including syracuse over the thanksgiving holiday, okay boy. >> that two feet of snow is not going to disappear any time soon. but it's one of the few places in the country that has any kind of travel issues as we head toward the thanksgiving holiday. your issue might be to get a heavy coat on. it's already into the 30s in south jersey, also the p.a. suburbs and the lehigh valley. it's chilly out there already. 35 in unionville, 35 in exton,
collegeville, north wales, 36 degrees. that's at 6:00 at night. they're going to be well down into the 20s, especially as the wind continues s ts to die dow. we have some places with winds less than 20 miles an hour. it's pretty close to calm very soon. syracuse area, finally not getting any more snow. but here comes another area of precipitation, a little bit of snow on the northern edge, but that's not going to be affecting us. as you can see, we go through the die tomorrow dry and a really nice day. here comes the rain for thanksgiving day. it's not a well organized area, it's not especially heavy. but there it is, the general shower area coming into the early afternoon and then it months out. that's not real, real impressive. the computer models do show at
least some rain both days. in both cases's not widespread, in both cases it's not especially heavy but it's there. be prepared for that. here we are, we start off, thanksgiving day dry, and then into the afternoon, a couple of showers, a better chance at the jersey shore, and in delaware for black friday, we also start off the day on the drier side. not especially cold and then later on during the day and into the evening we have a chance of some showers there. so things could be a whole lot worse, i remember thanksgiving day with ice, dtrying to drive o thanksgiving dinner. that's not happening. there's a couple of showers thursday, couple of showers
friday, windy, especially on sunday, and significant rain and thunderstorms, that's next tuesday. i'm john clark, a standout eagles player today said we went through is same thing nelson aguilar is going through. and the flyers with a lineup change tonight. it's all next. what do we want our kids to learn? how to game a test...
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he only has 260 receives yards this season. that ranks 124th among receivers in the nfl. eagles defense end brandon graham, he also a slow start to his career and now he's flourishing. >> i've been through what he's been through and i called myself up at one point. and i had a guy come to me. and he came to me and said don't you ever say that you're a bust. all you got to do is keep your head down and keep working. and that's what i'm going to say to nelson, hey, man, keep working. >> carson wentz, over his last sick games, he only had four interceptions. >> the way to get him back on track is i got to handle the run
better like we did in laechbt games and you can't put 45 pass attempts on a young quarterback, you're doing hyim a disservice. >> sometimes things happen like that, i don't think we're generating the most over the last few games, so it's normal. at any point during the season for lines to be switched up. it's just the way it goes. >> did you see this hit chris vach vanderbilt took on friday? he's got a few black eyes there. detroit lions linebacker deandre lei levy said that -- well tied,
everyone from singers to scientists honored today at the white house. >> bruce springsteen is among those who received the medal of freedom. things didn't go smoothly for one of the recipients. ellen degeneres tweeted this photo of herself after not being allowed into the white house because she forgot her id. she was led in about an later. >> i think we know who she is. >> i think we do. >> it was a pretty decent day, a nice day tomorrow and some
chances of rain thursday and friday, but not a lot of rain. >> thanks for watching our news at 6:00. >> up next, nbc "nightly news" with lester holt. we'll see you at 11:00. tonight, school bus tragedy. the disturbing record of the driver of a school bus that crashed, killing five children. as our investigation reveals, an alarming number of school bus drivers who may be unfit for the job. travel nightmare, the storms that could make things miserable for millions of americans traveling this thanksgiving week. about face. the president-elect backs off his promises to investigate hillary clinton and says the law is on his side, when it comes to conflicts of interest. cancer message. the passionate plea from a hollywood star for men to get the test that may have saved his life. and high honors for an extraordinary group of high achievers. a remarkable afternoon at the white house. "nightly news" begins right now.