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the sun will be so bright, at 10:00, close to 60 in spite of the winds. then into the 60s this afternoon. typical april weather. 67 degrees for philadelphia. the suburbs up to 66. 63 degrees for new jersey. at the shore, plenty of sunshine, a sea breeze will keep temperatures in the 50s. not for the lehigh valley and delaware. 50s later today. i'll break it down hour by hour to show how quickly the last clouds move out and temperatures move up into the 60s in ten minutes. first jessica boyington. borden township, on the new jersey turnpike's northbound side around 206, around exit 7. moving northbound by the scene. you see in the system, we are in the green. traffic is getting by the scene. you don't need an alternate. we'll check in with this for the rest of the morning, of course, as it's still there to see if it's a problem for more of the morning commute. also watching the garden state parkway near the cape may toll
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plaza a. maybe you're heading northbound, moving toward sea isle city. route 422 looks great. we'll end with drive times, eight minutes only on the eastbound side from 29 to the schuylkill. an average speed into the 60s. >> thanks. happening today, philadelphia's fire commissioner will speak out about new details in the death of a firefighter. joyce craig was the city's first female firefighter to die in the line of duty. a new report details what led to her death inside. it includes photos from inside the burning west oak lane home where she died in 2014. nbc10's pamela osborne joins us live from the fire administration building in northern liberty. the fire department says the death has led to changes. tell us more about that. >> reporter: that's right. the commissioner is prepared to talk about those changes later on this morning. changes the department has made as a result of this. officials say fire lieutenant joyce craig died because a hose that supplied her with oxygen had burned through.
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in addition, the nefrinvestigat uncovered problems with how colleagues responded to her seven emergency distress signals. the failures happened as 37-year-old lieutenant craig was battling a house fire on middleton street in december of 2014. it was determined that there were other indirect causes to led to her death. the city report cites a lack of situational awareness, poor strategy and tactics, and at un-- and an uncoordinated rescue effort by her chief. adding she was a devastating loss to her family and fire department. she's hoping the lessons they learned from the reports will prevent this from happening ever again. we're expecting to get more information about the specific changes that were made later this morning. reporting live in liberty, pamela osborne, nbc10 news. >> thanks. to breaking news. the u.s. supreme court overnight ruled the state of arkansas cannot execute a death row
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inma inmate. the high court blocked a challenge by the state to execute a man convicted of murder. arkansas has not executed an inmate in 12 years. no reason was given for the supreme court's decision. arkansas is working to execute eight death row inmates before its supply of lethal injection drugs expires. we're following a developing story in the manhunt for the facebook killer. it continues this morning. police in cleveland say steve stephens shot an elderly man at random on sunday and then posted video of the murder to facebook. the suspect blamed the woman for his actions and said he snapped because of her. authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. meanwhile, the family of the victim is left to grieve and wonder why this had to happen. >> he don't know what he took from us. he just don't know. >> there were no confirmed sightings of the gunman in philadelphia yesterday. after a wave of 911 calls, police searched fairmount park,
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and more than two dozen schools were placed on lockdown. in cleveland last night, loved ones and friends held a vigil for the victim, 74-year-old robert godwin sr. mourners tried to comfort each other at the spot where he was picking up aluminum cans when he was gunned down. detectives are waiting for an autopsy report to determine how a man found in a vacant restaurant died. the restaurant in northeast philadelphia has been empty for a year. contractors were called yesterday to repair some broken windows. inside they found the charred remains of a man's body. police have not ruled out the possibility the victim may have been a squatter who accidentally set himself on fire while trying to stay warm. a burlington county man will be sentenced today for the murder of a 6-year-old boy in one of the nation's most famous missing children cases. pedro hernandez was convicted of killing etan patz in new york in 1979. the child disappeared as he walked to his bus stop. patz became the first child to appear on milk cartons.
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his body was never found. police got a tip in 2012 that led them to hernandez. the maple shade man confessed. governor tom wolf is weighing in on the controversy involving the lieutenant opportunity and his treatment of state employees. the governor told mike stack multiple times, "you need to stop." the state inspector general is investigating reports that stack and his wife mistreated state employees. stack acknowledges that he said things in anger or frustration that he's now regretting. there are no details about exactly what the mistreatment involved. business is booming for first daughter ivanka trump. her retail brand has racked up record sales since her father's inauguration. on april 6th, ivanka's company won new trademarks from china to sell jewelry, handbags, and spa services. that night she and her husband, fellow white house adviser jared kushner, sat next to the president of china for dinner at president trump's florida resort. tensions over north korea continue to rise with that
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country and the u.s. trading warnings with each other. yesterday vice president mike pence visited the demilitarized zone separating north korea and south korea. he said north korean leader kim jong-un should refrain from testing president trump and u.s. allies. pence called for the korean peninsula to be free of nuclear weapons. north korea hinted at another nuclear test. >> hope to achieve this objective through peaceable means. all options are on the table. >> we're now in a period of urgency with the clock ticking and a sense that these programs are making very real progress. >> president trump said he's looking at all options including military action if needed. here's what's happening now with vice president mike pence. he's arrived in japan. he is holding a news conference with the japanese deputy prime minister. pence has been tweet being this this morning. later -- tweeting about this this morning. later he will have a working lunch with the prime minister and discuss economic issues with top officials.
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the vice president is on a ten-day trip to asia. 5:07. today a special election in georgia for an open congressional seat is drawing reaction from president trump. democratic candidate and front-runner john oslov is trying to win the former seat of republican tom price who extend down to become the president's health secretary. that georgia district has been in democratic hands for decades. the president posted "the super liberal democrat in the georgia race wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration, and raise taxes." osslof said the president was misinformed about his record. today people living in flint, michigan, will find out where their water will be coming from in the future. the city's mayor along with members of the epa will announce the choice for the city's future water supply. right now tens of thousands of residential water lines are being replaced, and filters are being given to people in flint following severe lead contamination in 2014.
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eight minutes after 5:00. skies are clearing out. a nice, sunny day, a clear view looking at boathouse row this morning. we're clear for sunny skies and a warmup. this hour, it's getting chilly. 40s now at south jersey. and the low 50s for philadelphia and delaware. the lehigh valley, the suburbs, largely in the 40s this morning. definitely cooler than yesterday. right now, lincoln university is 47 along with unionville. west bradford township is 52. it's 47 degrees for exton and malvern. in the 40s for bedminster, elroy and north wales. glad win, 49 and getting cooler in new hope at 46 degrees. that's to start. and you'll need the jacket this morning. it's chillier than yesterday. there go the clouds. it's going to be sunnier than yesterday. we saw late-day sunshine yesterday. it's going to be sunshine from the moment the sun comes up this morning, and that's going to lead to a pretty good warmup.
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typical for this time of year. 52 at 7:00. by 11:00 in philadelphia, 60 degrees, then mid to upper 60s this afternoon with plenty of sunshine. the winds will be below ten miles an hour for most of the day. 48 degrees in the suburbs. at 7:00, you might see a few thin clouds. mainly sunny skies as we go through the afternoon. and you'll see plenty of sunshine for the lehigh valley, too. 63 degrees at 3:00 this afternoon. delaware, a few thin clouds to start with right now. they're not going to last much longer. 51 degrees at 7:00, up to 60 at 11:00, and then 66 at 3:00 this afternoon. new jersey, sunny skies. like the rest of the area, we'll warm into the 60s with one exception. that will be the shore. 52 degrees at 7:00. in the upper 50s at 11:00, peaking around midday. then the sea breezes kick in once again. that will cool things down by 3:00 in the afternoon. you'll see sunshine all day at the shore. you just won't see the crowds that we saw over the weekend
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with temperatures that soared on sunday. there are some warmer days ahead, looking at thursday especially, 65 degrees. much of the rest of the week is going to be right in the middle 60s, typical for this time of year. i'll go beyond this period with the ten-day trend when i'm back in a few minutes. >> looking good. 5:10 on this tuesday. let's find out what's happening on the roads and specifically route 202. >> let's see how it looks. jessica boyington has you covered. we're watching route 202 around our cameras at route 29. so far looks like a good drive. you can see both directions are okay northbound. if you're moving from this point around 29 to the schuylkill expressway, it will only take you seven minutes. still in the green there. average speeds there are into the 60s, as well. in lansdale, watch for a crash on the pike around 40 foot road. and new jersey, bordentown, township. a crash on the northbound side. an overturned tractor-trailer off the new jersey turnpike around 206.
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that's exit 7. traffic still is getting by and has the right lane blocked there. again, traffic still is getting by. you don't need an alternate for now. we're not seeing any major problems because of this crash. if we do, we'll have updates for you. and my next update will be in ten minutes. >> thanks. 5:11. browsing on the bus. septa's looking to connect you with more than just your next location. the new feature that they're testing and why it could help you pass the time on your next ride. plane policy. the philadelphia police department is reacting in the wake of that viral video of a man being dragged off a flight. we'll tell you how it could impact passengers. plus this -- out of control. new video captures the moment a car nearly hits first responders.
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connect to the internet on the go. >> it has five buses equipped with wi-fi. it's part of a pilot program that could eventually bring wi-fi to more vehicles. the buses are being used on several routes to gauge passenger interest. the philadelphia police department will not stop physically removing passengers from planes, but they say it's something they rarely do. the discussion started after a viral video that showed police in chicago ripping a man from a united airlines flight. actually, they weren't police, they were security guards for the airport. the port authority of new york and new jersey says it won't physically remove passengers to comply with an airline request. philadelphia says they remain guided by core values and policies. meantime, we're getting more information about a story that broke early yesterday morning. united airlines in the spotlight when a couple flying from costa rica to houston for their wedding said they were kicked off their flight on saturday. when they boarded, someone was
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laying across their seats, taking a nap. they moved to other seats that were more expensive with extra leg room. they were flew. a tenant asked them to move. they did. then a u.s. air marshal came on board, told them to leave the plane. the tsa says no federal agents were involved. united says the passengers repeatedly attempted to sit in upgraded seats which they did not purchase, and they would not follow crew instructions to return to their assigned seats. they were asked to leave the plane by our staff and complied. we offered them a discounted hotel rate for last evening and rebooked them on a flight this morning. united is changing one of its policies following the scandal of the passenger removal. the airline will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already on board an airplane. crew members now have to look a ride an hour before departure. previously crew members were able to get on the plane up until it was ready to take off.
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students returned to the san bernardino school where a man shot and killed a teacher, a student, and then himself. students offered hugs and support for the first day of classes at north park elementary school yesterday. a memorial dedicated to the victims continues to grow outside the school. and what are you -- what you're about to see is a drill designed to teach students and first responders on how to react to a school shooting. yesterday students dressed in blood-smeared clothes, police, firefighters, and ems workers practiced an active shooter drill in bucks county. >> parents of the pennsbury student should be happy and proud that their school takes this seriously. not only the faculty, the principals, the superintendents, but even the students. obviously by the pennsbury students that took part. >> more than 75 students volunteered to help. 5:18. let's get you to work on this tuesday. we start with a look at 76 in
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jersey. >> jessica boyington's looking at that. what are you seeing? yeah, we're watching that through gloucester city, around our cameras at market street. right here, the lanes are moving toward the philadelphia area or at least before the walt whitman bridge and 676 split. if you're heading over to the ben franklin bridge or through camden, that's what you'll head to. it looks good so far. bord bordentown township, watch for a crash on the northbound side around 206. that's just exit 7. it's actually an overturned tractor-trailer. not really messing with the roads too much. we had lanes blocked there. you see traffic still is getting by. we're not seeing any big volume or backups there. out in lansdale, there's a crash on the pike around 40-foot road. we'll end on 95. moving through delaware. the drive times here are doing okay. 11 minutes northbound from 295 to 495. speeds into the 60s. >> all right. thank you. 5:18 on this tuesday. when the sun comes up, i think we'll get plenty of sunshine according to bill. >> yeah. bill says we can leave the
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umbrella at home. bill? a typical spring day ahead. a little bit of a breeze blowing, you can see it at penns landing. skies are mostly clear. it is chillier this morning. the temperatures are down in the 40s and low 50s. and still falling this hour. once the sun is up, we'll see the temperatures turn around. 49 in south jersey. delaware and philadelphia, both in the low 50s. but there are some cooler neighborhoods. look at chestnut hill in philadelphia. 48 degrees. 56 at penns port. 56 in port richmond. 48 in summer ton. and on the way to the 40s in northeast philadelphia airport, bustleton. we will see sunshine all day long. the temperatures will be in the 60s. this is typical for this time of year. right in the mid to upper 60s. a nice sunny, day. as far as the clouds, not rain clouds, just a few thin clouds over delaware and south jersey. they're moving out. the rain stays to the south. high pressure will move in today and tonight.
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then that's getting out of the way, allowing the system to start spreading cloud cover into the area. this moves to the east, starts to bring in moisture for tomorrow. we'll see clouds and then the chance of rain for the end of the week come thursday and friday. we'll see another ten-day trend. 67 degrees. nothing but sunshine today. a beautiful day. tomorrow, we'll see a bit of sunshine in the morning. then clouds take over. that's leading into the moisture that will be here on thursday. it's also going to drag in warmer air. won't be an all-day rain on thursday. a chance of showers and thunderstorms especially later in the day. up to 75 degrees thursday afternoon. cooler on friday, that cold front comes through, drops the temperatures for friday back to norm am. a few showers on -- normal. a few showers on friday. you won't see them saturday. sunshine and 64 after a chilly morning of 44. into the 60s again on sunday. rain comes in for sunday and monday. looks like cloudy skies. we'll start to thin out on tuesday. after the last few showers come through, we'll cool down to 47 in the morning, warm to 62 in
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the afternoon. a dry day on wednesday. next wednesday before another chance of showers next thursday. >> thank you. speaking of congress, local representatives hold town halls as voters look for answers. >> don't take our health care plan! >> the different reactions at two separate meetings and what voters say they're most concerned about. and airport change. we'll tell you the switch that could help you get through security faster. and it is tax day. what you need to know about the deadline and the deals being offered today. he's hiding a card!
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today is tax day, 2017. the traditional deadline was extended for three days because april 15th fell on a saturday and yesterday was a holiday in washington, d.c. today is the last day to file your return or file for a six-month extension. we want your feedback on tax day. are you one of those last-minute filers, procrastinator perhaps?
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let us know how you plan on spending your refund. reach out to us on facebook or on twitter. tax day also means you can get good deals. stores are offering freebies and discounts. to find out more, landon dowdy has the cnbc business news. good morning. >> reporter: hi. that's right. good morning. that's right, on this tax day, grab some freebies and discounts while you finish up your return. boston market has half chicken meals with two sides, corn bread, a drink and cookie for $10.40. sonic has half-priced cheeseburgers all day. office depot will let you shred up to five pounds of documents for free with a printable coupon. google is quietly taking on linkedin. reports say it has a new job listing site coming on line soon. google hire will allow companies to post job openings and individuals to search for and find their next job. in a statement, google says the site is still being developed, and it's assuring people their private information won't be shared.
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and on wall street, monday's rally. futures are higher. the markets breaking a three-day losing streak at banks stocks rallied with their best day in six weeks. you'll want to look for data on housing and manufacturing. and earnings from bank of america, goldman sachs, and johnson & johnson this morning. the dow raising 183 points to 20,636. the nasdaq up 51 to 5,856. back to you. >> landon dowdy. thanks for that. father on trial. the case of a south jersey man accused of murdering his son begins today. we'll break down the details of the case and why a memorial is forced to be taken down. and speaking out. the corrections officers held hostage at a delaware prison are now scheduled to make an announcement today. ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪
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facing a jury. the trial begins for a local
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father accused of killing his 3-year-old son. fighting back. prisoners held in a local prison will speak out today. and voters in two town halls come away with very different reactions. 5:30. good morning. welcome to tuesday. welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. i have a feeling you'll be happy with bill's forecast. we'll get to meteorologist bill henley and most accurate nbc10 first alert neighborhood weather forecast. bill? we're heading for a nice day today. going to be chilly to start with. a look at the numbers -- down into the 40s now. 48 degrees in the suburbs. new jersey at 49. the lehigh valley is 46. yesterday at this time, seeing clouds move in which led to rain. you won't see that today. it's going to be sunny skies. and the chill will still be around at 8:00. look at the quick warmup. by 11:00 this morning, 57 degrees. the rest of the area with a similar warmup.

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