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multiple manhunts are taking place in three states for people killing a cop killer. a shooting moments before xuchlts a police officer opposite fire in front of other classmates. a polar vortex is supposed to come into next week. a mysterious high-tech method used by today's car thieves. "early today" starts right now. it's great to be with you on this thursday morning, i'm frances rivera. >> i'm ayman mohyeldin. a manhunt is under way in georgia after one police officer was killed and another critically wounded at the
georgia southwestern university campus. in the last few hours, police released this wanted poster offering a $30,000 reward to capture the suspected gunman. kerry sanders has this story. >> reporter: an you are junt manhunt in america's georgia. a suspect accused of shooting two police officers. >> this is a very dangerous individual. we need to have him off the streets. >> reporter: 9:40 a.m., the officers responding to a domistic dispute at an apartment complex. the officers hit and he took off. georgia southwestern university on lockdown. a digital message sent to those on campus, please secure all doors and windows. >> within minutes of the call our campus was on lockdown. >> reporter: killed officer smart, four years on america's police force t. other officer,
four-year veteran jody smith, fighting for his life. this has been a deadly year for law enforcement. 63 officers shot and killed in the line of duty a. 66% increase over last year. georgia among the top five deadly for those who wear blue. >> that was nbc's kerry sanders reporting. this morning, there are two other manhunts under way in parts of the country. in colombia, south carolina, a suspect stabbed a vehicle multiple times outside a wal-mart. the officer is in stable condition and was touretted at the scene. officials are urging the public to dial 911 if they can identify the suspect n. kansas city, authorities have released this video hoping it will lead to the gunman that ambushed an off duty officer. he was working security, sitting in his own car the suspect walked um up to him and began firing. the suspect remains at large. john glenn, the first
american to orbit the earth has been hospitalized in his home state of ohio. the 95-year-old former marine and senator suffered a stroke two weeks ago after having heart valve surgery. it's not clear what caused it. he does not necessarily have cancer, according to a spokesman. a teenager is in critical condition after police investigate a high school shooting in reno, nevada. this dramatic video shows the teen waving two large knives and lunging at a crowd of students a. second clip shows an armed officer and the 14-year-old on the ground clutching his neck. authorities later confirm a teenager was shot by a campus police officer t. student was taken to a nearby hospital if critical condition. police say the boy got into a fight wednesday and began threatening others with a knife. the community is in shock. >> urts terrify tox think we
drop our kid off and somebody else can teach them and somebody else can walk out of campus and hurt our kid. >> police are interviewing 40 eyewitnesses, all of students. the school officer will be placed on administrative leave. switching gears to politics. donald trump directed a harsh critique toward a single american using twitter. he blasted a local union leader who earlier questioned the number of jobs trump saved. . the man at the center of trump's criticism appeared on msnbc shortly after trump plasted him on social media. >> i'm not bothered by it by all means. i'm not backing up on my position. he's wrong, i'm right. we'll move on. you know, he wants to keep on
tweeting, i'll keep on responding. >> it's been a busy 24 hours for trump after being named "time's" person of the year. he made a series of cabinet picks. his current cabinet picks have a combined wealth total of about $14 billion but it's one pick, in particular, that's giving democrats some dpreef. my colleague halle jackson has more. >> reporter: with the transition clock ticking, more picks for the president-elect, including as head of the e the man who is currently suing it over power plant epigss regulations. a top transition source tells nbc news, todd prosecute has been tipped to lead that agency with pushback from those who fear he will keep fighting to dismantle president obama's climate initiative. less controversy surrounds another selection. transition sources tell nbc news, retired general john kelly will be tapped to head homeland
security. he spent four decades in the marine corps. his son, who also served in the military was killed in 2010 in afghanistan. to lead the small business administration, former wwe head linda mcmann. >> you are right. he is scare. you are right. >> reporter: trump's days are long behind him. mcmann was an early supporter of his campaign. all of it adding to an administration of multi-million bares and billionaires. and former generals, than kelly. >> i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. >> reporter: now he is relying on them for key roles, three so far. president bush had four. president obama five. both men have been named "time "magazine's person of the year. so was trump, four months after calling his candidacy a meltdown, now calling him president of the divided states of america. on the "today" show, trump
pressed on why he is now sharing all his stock this summer. >> i don't think it's appropriate for me to be owning stocks when i'm making deals for this country. >> that, indeed, will affect one company positively and one company negatively. >> now an update for you on the tennessee wildfires that killed 14 people last week. two juveniles have been arrested forring a dpra rate issed arson. they could be tried as adults and additional charges are possible t. fires damaged over 1,700 structures and scorched more than 1,700 acres. firefighters are still working to contain some of the fires. new details this morning on the oakland warehouse fire that took 36 lives. we are learning no building inspectors had been in the building itself the last 30 years, believe it or not. now, at the time of friday's catastrophic fire the city was investigating warehouse safety complaints, but an inspector had
not yet entered the building for examination. it's unclear whether the city holds fire inspections reports on that particular warehouse. >> well, i hope you are ready for this. an arctic blast is about to plank et a big part of the united states. >> that may continue the return of the dreaded polar vortex. nbc's kevin tibbles has the chilling details. >> reporter: a treacherous trek across the plains. a second day of snow stalled the morning commute in grand forks, north.com, closing many schools a. snow-smothered front door makes for a precarious trip outside. more snow in the forecast for idaho, too. some 40 accidents blamed on old man winter. a 23 degree drop in duluth, down 20 degrees if denver and 13 in chicago. >> i was not prepared for this. i bought these gloves five minutes agrochlt this week's big chill could be the beginning a. polar vortex could plunge much
of the country into an even deeper freeze by next week. kevin tibbles, nbc news, chicago. >> are we going to be ready for this? let's check in with bill karins, the winter snowstorm expected next week. the plus side, though, for the holidays. >> it gets everyone snirt. the kids like it. they want the white christmas. you'd rather get the snow. in denver negative 26 in wyoming t. dep freeze is on the move. it's being pumped to the east throughout the day today. temperatures and wind chills in the 20. wind chills in the single digits, omaha, minneapolis and for the weekend all of this will arrive on the big coast. be ready. here's a closer look at your day ahead. so this is all we will do today. this is as warm as we will get. we won't get above freezing in st. louis and joplin n. texas, this is the coldest you have been all winter. 41, 35 at oklahoma city.
and the west coast is dealing with a big storm of their own. that will bring snow to the rockies also. >> there is not a lot of good news out there, that polar vortex, exactly. thanks for that, bill karnls. just ahead, disturbing results that involves things babies put into their mouth and the most overpaid actors in the world. who deliverance the least bang for their buck. teeth like an apple. it could be great on the outside not so great on the inside. her advice? use a toothpaste and mouthwash that strengthens both. go pro with crest pro-health advanced. it's uniquely formulated with activestrength technology to strengthen teeth inside and is better at strengthening the outside than colgate total. crest toothpaste and mouthwash makes my whole mouth feel amazing. advance to healthier gums and stronger teeth from day one. my check-up was great. rightabreva can heal itold sore, in as few as two and a half days when used at the first sign. without it the virus spreads
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because the device comes in two different pieces. your piece, my piece. my producer gi ovana will play the victim. any of you that park at a big parking lot. here's what happens, you and i will play the suspect, we would be in the parking lot talking amongst ourselves, nothing suspicious. meanwhile, you would park your car. >> getting out of my car, locking my door like i normally would and walking away. >> what she doesn't see are suspects trailing behind her with the device, cloning the signal of her car's key fob in just second. >> here i got the green light. i got a signal for the fob, i'm backing off. >> his device sends a signal for my smaller device. this is basically the keys of the car. remember the door is completely locked. when i hold this up to the door, i open the door right up. that's not all. with this device i just started the car. so now i'm a leave the in your car driving away within seconds all because of this little
device. it's terrifying how fast this is. it's not just this car. our experts using the device to break in and start 17 different makes and models. the alliance of automobile manufacturers telling nbc news, automakers very working on multiple fronts to address security and enhance it. calming it a top priority. so what can we do? >> park in a crowded area, it lessens the chance, if you see somebody suspicious have second thoughts and maybe alert police. >> reporter: a new warning just in time for your holiday shopping. jeff rossen, nbc news, chicago. >> wow. it's a mysterious device. >> top stories ahead, including a bodle flip competition for lebron. you are watching "early today." . it's like awful. it feels like am not actually cleaning it up.
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become let's get to erika martin with the "first alert" forecast. we've got frost. >> yes, a very cold start to the day, rosemary and vai. i'm tracking the arctic blast for you. a wider perspective showing you all of this is going to head to the delaware area, and that colder air does retreat by sunday and monday. the big story, we do have really cold temperatures in the works for the polar push. if you look at the bottom of your screen you'll see your local neighborhood temperature, coatesville, allentown, 33. upper 70s for mt. holly and vineland. a wider perspective here, really this is the cold air. rapid city currently at zero. minus 7 for denver international airport. bismarck at 5, billings, zero. all of that colder air in place.
20s for the most part friday and saturday. >> thanks. construction at broad street closing it down, westbound and eastbound, in between the point of broad street headed to the schuylkill expressway as well. you can see they're diverted traffic off the ramp there. to broad street. that's pretty much what all of the vine looks like. the local vine, cleared around the 5:00 hour. they were about ten minutes behind schedule. we'll keep you updated for the rest of the morning. watching a vehicle accident. you might be detoured around the scene there. and we'll end in new jersey up at carney's point township. in the general area here just headed towards -- actually more towards the delaware state line. or delaware memorial bridge. both directions 295, route 130, exit 1. we're dealing with police