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nbc 10 breaking news. >> a woman abducted and rescued after philadelphia police officers catch her attackers in the act. i'm jim rosenfield. >> i'm joslyn london. denise nicano is live where it all came to an end. denise. >> reporter: that abduction ended here on the 2600 block of emery street in fort richmond. the victim was found in the back seat of this gray car having been forced there. now, plain-clothesed officers witnessed her abduction from a shopping mall and chased the car to this location. richlts police took a man into custody, one of a group of people investigators believe abducted a 25-year-old woman. plain-clothesed narcotics officer got a tip about the
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abduction and witnessed two men come out of a red jeep cherokee and grab the woman as she left work at a store at a shopping plaza in kensington. >> as she was heading to her vehicle, that's when the two males grabbed her and forced her into the back seat of her own vehicle. >> reporter: officers chased the car for four blocks where it lost control in the 2600 block of emery in fort richmond. two men ran off through the neighborhood. >> the guy was running. he went next door to my neighbor's, climb the fence and through the alley, and he went up the street and i don't know what happened after that. >> went through the alley and ran straight up over there. >> reporter: police have one man in custody. the suspect's suv and cell phones as well. they plan to take fingerprints from the victim's car as they look for the others who be adducted the woman but didn't get far. >> because we believe that this abduction is also involved in other crimes, possibly home invasions. >> reporter: can you see how that car lost control with its
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flat tire here in port richmond. the victim is said to be doing okay. she's now being interviewed by east detectives, and police are now looking for at least three to four other suspects involved in the abduction, including a woman. reporting live in fort richmond, denise nicano, nbc 10 news. president trump's decision. >> tonight he named his choice for the u.s. supreme court. >> today i'm keeping a promise by nominating judge neil gorsuch. >> democrats are already drawing battle lines. nbc 10's brandon hudson is live in the breaking news center. brandon. >> reporter: jacquelin and jim, a law officer we watched the announcement with said character-wise, there is nothing that should stop neil gorsuch from becoming a supreme court judge. a retaliation to republicans could block obama's previo--
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>> judge gorsuch, the podium, sir, is yours. >> reporter: as president donald trump introduced his supreme court nominee to the country in primetime, we watched with rutgers law officer early walts waults said he thinks the federal judge neil gorsuch has a similar approach to antonin scalia whom he would replace if confirmed. >> most people are sure where he stands on the hot button issues. >> reporter: which is conservative. >> acutely aware of my own imperfections, i pledge that if i am confirmed, i will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the constitutional laws of this great country. >> reporter: he said public sector unions, including ones in philadelphia, may not like the views on union-based cases. moments after the announcement, the democratic national committee issued this statement. "gorsuch spent his career representing big corporate clients against the interest of
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ordinary americans and consistently ruling against workers in favor of big businesses." >> judge gor diagnossuch has oug legal skills, a brilliant mind, tremendous discipline, and has earned bipartisan support. >> reporter: now gorsuch will sit through his confirmation hearings, and democrats are insisting on at least 60 votes to make that confirmation happen. as you know, gorsuch will be replacing antonin scalia, who was appointed. from the time that he was nominated to confirmed, it took him 85 days. we'll see how long this takes given the tense climate between the republicans and democrats in congress. reporting live in the breaking news center, i'm brandon hudson, nbc 10 news. more new developments in president trump's first 1 00 days. >> the white house is moving forward with the controversial dakota access pipeline. that's according to north dakota senator. he says an easement could be issued within days. >> today the trump administration said it would leave one of president obama's
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executive orders intact. that order protects lgbtq workers from discrimination by federal contractors. >> also today president trump postponed a planned executive order about cyber security and protecting federal agencies from hackers. tonight we also saw a new p.r. battle from the white house over president trump's immigration order and it appears to be a case of mixed messages. we'll have the latest developments on that in just a few minutes. new at 11:00 nbc 10 spoke to the victim in this surveillance video attacked as he walked out on broad street in south philly. you can see four men knocked a man to the ground and then kick and punch him. it happened on january 10th. the victim did not want to go on camera, but he tells us he was bruised and had a black eye. he says the men were trying to get his cell phone, but he held to it, considering it a lifeline. his attackers got away empty-handed. they are still on the loose. a verdict tonight in the civil trial involving this deadly building collapse on market street in philadelphia.
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all six defendants have been found liable in the case. seven people died and 12 others were hurt when a wall crushed the salvation army thrift store in june of 2013. now the jury will decide how much money each defendant will have to pay the survivors and relatives who filed the suit. a scary sight in montgomery county tonight. sky force 10 among multiple vehicle accident. along route 309 you can see one of the cars slipped on to its roof. three people were taken to the hospital. one of the victims suffered serious injury and had to be airlifted. residents of this old city apartment building say they never heard fire alarms in the building went up in flames this morning. the fire department says it's looking into the matter, but nbc 10 found the building on market street has had no violations in the past. no one was hurt in the fire, but for people who live here, the reality of what could have happened started setting in earlier today. >> if i slept nearly a minute
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ago where my bedroom is, i wouldn't have been able to make it out. >> investigators still trying to figure out how the fire started. bucks county investigators say hoarding is what's fueled the flames inside this house fire. sky force 10 was over the home. its flames shot out of the roof. the blaze killed 92-year-old julia and left a man in critical condition. still no word what started that fire. a philadelphia police officer has been cleared in an investigation of a tattoo that the mayor once described as incredibly offensive. this picture of officer ian stirred controversy on social media last year. it showed a tattoo of an eagle that some identified with nazi german symbolism with the word fatherland above it. today the department said the officer was cleared last month, and they're now finalizing a new tattoo policy for the department. the mayor released a statement today saying he is deeply offended by the tattoo and he looks forward to a new department policy. bringing together police and
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the community in montgomery county. the lower marion police department held a community outreach meeting this evening. members of the black law enforcement executives also took part in that discussion. money is on the way to help fick the closed delaware river bridge. more than $9 million in contracts were awarded to prepare the bridge for permanent repairs. that bridge connects the pennsylvania and new jersey turnpikes. it was closed two weeks ago after a crack was discovered. it's unclear how long that repair work will take. a setback for the developer who wants to reopen the old rebel casino. today the casino control commission ruled glen straub has to be licensed, even though he plans to have a different company run the property. he purchased it two years ago for $82 million. he says he plans to reopen the property as a hotel on february 20th. we have three updates from our delaware bureau tonight. >> we begin with an iconic piece of real estate in downtown bloomington changing hands. the dupont hotel will soon have a new owner.
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dupont sold the building to a wilmington based developer. they're not releasing the sales price. it opened in 1913 and has welcomed several presidents. delaware governor john carney helped kick off the state's ymca annual fundraising campaign. nbc 10 in wilmington tonight where donors and volunteers and neighbors gathered to highlight the importance of investing in your local y. all money donated will help the lives of people who depend on the ymca. and a familiar sight in wilmington tonight. a member of the bideern family held court in front of a packed room. ashley biden opened the new 100 years of peace and justice series. she's the executive director at the delaware center for justice and the daughter of former vice president joe biden. >> reporter: breaking bread and breaking barriers. syrian refugees having dinner with local philadelphia families during a very tense week in immigration policy. also, proof there's no such thing as a free ride.
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why no longer refunds if your train is late. and some pig a pet named wilbur and a family's battle to keep him at home. well, i'm tracking a brief warmup before the winter chill returns. your most accurate forecast straight ahead.
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vacations i still invest in the future, like my children's college tuition and retirement. i can help you piece together your financial journey for today and tomorrow. if you have a question about investing, ask me. sincerely, amanda etheridge, fellow planner and fellow citizen. zplierchlt protesters gathered outside pat toomey's office. they want him to oppose any repeal of the aca without a good replacement. the senator, who is in washington, promised to keep their concerns in mind. more reaction to president trump's issue on immigration. >> four states have filed a lawsuit against the trump's administration. those states are washington, massachusetts, virginia, and new york. they say other states could join. the white house now insists the
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immigration restrictions are not a ban even though president trump has used that language himself. new jersey governor chris christie was a big supporter of president trump on the campaign trail, but today he criticized the roll-out of the president's executive order. >> the roll-out of this executive order was terrible. the right people were not involved or consulted. >> the governor said president trump's intentions are in the right place, but the president deserved a better start than what we saw. the executive order led to confusion, and these protests at airport across the country over the weekend. the trump administration insists the changes have been going smoothly. meeting the new neighbors. families in mayfair sat down tonight for a dinner with syrian refugees who moved in down the street. >> it was a moment of cross-cultural bonding during a week the refugees have been put under new skrit ncrutiny of the
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president. randy gillenhall is at the -- market. >> reporter: a compassionate grouping. philadelphia families sharing a meal with syrian refugees. >> you want black pepper. garlic? salt? >> the syrians making traditional fallafals while philadelphiaians cook up southern kol adviser greens. >> we learn about the soul and the heart from other people when we exchange recipes. this is the greatest country in the world because we blended together. rinc >> reporter: the dinner took deeper meaning this week after president trump stopped syrian refugees for entering the united states. >> our country is doing things right now that i could never have imaged. you are all welcome here. >> pizza. >> you like pizza? >> yeah. >> reporter: 11-year-old mohammed and his mom fled a war zone in syria. >> translator: and showing them and all kind of problems. >> reporter: after years of vetting, they arrived in philly, but they now worry about their
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family stuck in limbo. ten more were supposed to arrive next week, but those flights have now been canceled. >> so we're having to make those calls to family members to tell them that their family's cases would be put hold. >> reporter: despite the executive order, tonight was a chance to bridge the growing divide. >> we learn about them. they learn about us, and to inject a little kindness and stability. >> breaking bread and finding common ground in the city of brotherly love. as for what's next, a lot of these families say they're hoping to eventually reconnect with their families. many are still in syria possibly after the president's executive order expires after 120 days. in cedric city, randy gillenhall, nbc 10 news. new at 11:00 a big change for regional rail riders. they will no longer offer refunds in your train is late. septa stopped issuing refunds when one-third of the railcars
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were taken off line for repairs. today septa said the refunds won't be coming back. passengers have been able to apply for a refund if their train was more than 15 minutes late to its final destination. corey booker is coming to the university of pennsylvania. at least for one day. the school announcing that the u.s. senator from new jersey will give the commencement address at spring graduation. booker will also receive an honorary doctor of laws degree. switching gears to the weather. a clear night around most of the area. >> nbc 10 was in center city where plenty of people are out and about. 60 at jfk. no sign of any precipitation in the area. here's nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist with your most accurate forecast. glen. >> yeah. we have a mostly dry pattern as we go through the next several days. visibility, remember, yesterday afternoon we had those snow squalls come through. nothing like that.
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41 in will machinington. 20s in many other parts of the area, which is, again, fairly typical. even within the city of philadelphia why it's 37 at the airport. 2 in an doria, and 29 in chestnut hill. even inside the city different neighborhoods have significantly different temperatures. that's why we do this neighborhood weather stuff. you can see on the radar not much here. a couple of snow flurries north of the poconos, and then we have some in western pennsylvania. that's weakening. not much back to the west. a fair amount of clouds around, but not any precipitation. tomorrow some areas are going to get into the 50s. pretty close to 50. even in philadelphia depending on the sunshine. later in the week, though, it's back to wintertime temperatures. 30s during the day. 20s at night. many of the suburbs into the teens. especially friday night and into saturday morning. saturday itself is sunny and
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cold. sunday at least a chance of some snow and rain. tomorrow no precipitation, but a lot of clouds around. that will determine whether we do get to 50 or not in places like fairmount. langehorn 47. lehigh valley, 44. redding, 44. it barely got above freezing during the day today. that's quite a jump. 40s. 50 degrees. long port, 52. new hart, delaware, 52. that's about 10 degrees above average for this time of year. then what happens? we drop another ten with some gusty winds on thursday, and dropped some more on friday. every part of the area gets colder day after day, so tomorrow is the mildest day for the rest of the week. no doubt about that. by friday we're at 19 degrees for the low temperatures and much of new jersey. as we go into the weekend, it's going to be cold.
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especially on saturday zee spite all the sunshine. a high of only 29 in lehigh valley with lows in the teens. then on sunday there's a chance of some what's looking like light precipitation. that would be light rain at jersey shore and delaware. light snow in the suburbs in lehigh valley, and a light mix in philadelphia and new jersey. again, that's why we do neighborhood weather. >> all right, glen. on the auction block your chance to own an unusual piece of government memorabilia. >> and this right here. pig problems. one family's quest to save their 180 pound pet.
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me. zbliefrmt wilbur the pig has been living in staten island for the last five years.
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the only problem is pigs are illegal to own in the five boroughs. the city has set a midnight deadline for the family to find a suitable home for the 180 pound hog. city health officials extended that window after they filed a petition. there's six days to get your hands on a real steal. >> a suit of armor that's filled with items from government agencies, schools, and police from cities across the country. there aren't a lot of details about this suit of armor. the listing says it's authentic and was made to fit a child. so far bidding is up to $300. runners get ready. >> the registration lottery opens tomorrow for the blue cross broad street run. the run through february 13th. the registration fee is $50. lottery selections are random, and they'll have an equal chance no matter when you sign up.
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information is available on the nbc 10 app, and remember, if you are not running, you can watch the race live right here on nbc 10. john, are you running? >> if you two are in, i will do it. >> we have other commitments. >> so busy. >> broadcasting. >> yes. >> yeah, yeah. >> like i'm not busy either? >> i aremember for her eagling starting quarterback is announcing his retirement. the flyers tonight fall flat. we're going to hear from coach dave haxtel why he is putting it on himself. that's next.
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the flyers tonight back from the all-star break, or are they? they're trying to keep that momentum going they had going
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into the break with three straight wins. they came to a screeching halt tonight in carolina. dave didn't like seeing his flyers with just four shots in the first period. meanwhile, rookie sebastian sneaks in off the bench. oh, no. that is just the beginning. second period. oh, no again. patri patrick, the carolina rookie lighting up the flyers. flyers lose 5-1. really a bad loss. they had just 16 shots tied for their fewest this year. >> he said he did a good job in preparing this group yesterday and through the day today. you know, towards our performance through the 60 minutes tonight. >> it was just a dud. we didn't deserve to win that hockey game. if we play like that, we're not getting into the playoffs. >> former eagles quarterback michael vick. it looks like he is retiring from the nfl because he is going to have a party in houston the night before the super bowl. retirement party. vick was a bird for five years. falcons quarterback matt ryan.
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today his grade school formed the number two today. sky 4 today capturing the 300 students at saint phillips and yamz school wishing matt the best. he would like to be number one in the super bowl. the falcons and the patriots, the two best offenses in football. do you feel you have to score even more sunday? >> not really. i don't feel any more burden than any other week. i think as an offense we prepare to go out there and score however many points we need to. if it's a bunch of them, with he can do that, and if it's just a few of them, with he can do that as well. you know, we have that same mindset every week that whatever it takes to get the job done, we can do. >> and tom brady says his past year has been really challenging for his family. he said his mom has had a health issue. she hasn't been to a game this season, but tom says she will be at the super bowl. college hoops. franz and temple taking on tulane. late second half. temple had a 13-point lead. it's now down to three. quinton rose follows his own
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miss. scores. the owls hold on off tulane. they win. owls are 12-11. how about phil martelli. the hawks had no answer for davidson's peyton aldridge. he scores off the inbounds pass. then second half more aldridge. how about 31 points for him. davidson beats st. joe's 75-60. i'm john clark at csn. we're right back. where should you start when you're
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dear fellow citizen, i know what it's like to want to relax with your family. but enjoying today doesn't mean losing sight of tomorrow. so while i invest in "the now" my mortgage, vacations i still invest in the future, like my children's college tuition and retirement. i can help you piece together your financial journey for today and tomorrow. if you have a question about investing, ask me. sincerely, amanda etheridge, fellow planner and fellow citizen. pretty mild temperatures heading into february. >> yeah, we're kind of up and
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down. we have a roller coaster on the way here. tomorrow we're going to be a little warmer. near 50 degrees. it was in the 50s in parts of delaware already today. then it's windy and cold starting thursday. very cold friday and saturday. then sunday a chance of what looks like a light rain or snow. the new day just ended minutes ago. not impressive. impressive is the warmup that comes after that. >> yes, it is. >> temperatures at least into the 50s before we cool down. again, right next -- >> i didn't think it was until march, april? here we go. >> i'm jim rosenfield. thank you for being here tonight for glen and all of us. eers and aat night. e ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- dakota johnson, colin hanks, musical guest ub40,

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