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ahead with mostly clear skies, plenty of sunshine. temperatures for today topping out in the low 80s. so a fantastic end to the workweek. here's jessica with traffic. thanks. starting on the vine street expressway this morning. we're watching construction here. here it is, cameras around broad street. this is the broad street off ramp here. as you see, the police activity forcing traffic that's moving on the vine off. very few cars moving back and forth eastbound or westbound now because of how early it is. either way, that will be closed for the next half hour or so. we'll keep our eye on that for you. sometimes especially on a friday they like to get out of there early. watching roadwork on 95. northbound between kerlin and 320. no problems from namans. the westbound ramp to route 1, headed to the boulevard it's not blacked all the way. we have the left lane blocked with construction vehicles. traffic still can get by. we're not dealing with a huge
hazard this morning. definitely something to watch for. i'll keep my eyes on that as soon as that becomes open again. i'll let you know, and my next update will be in ten minutes. back to you. >> all right. see you in ten. thank you. philadelphia councilman david oh is back with his family after a run-in with a robber. he was stabbed but had a successful surgery and is recovering. meantime, police are looking for the suspect in the case. nbc10's katy zachry has more. we're hearing from the councilman about the incident. what's he saying? >> reporter: now that councilman oh is back home recovering, police in southwest philadelphia are focused on finding his attacker who was last seen running away from the scene near 58th and thomas avenue. councilman oh talked to us about the attack on his doorstep yesterday after he was discharged from penn presbyterian. he eaven showed where he was stabbed and a cut on his arm that he got trying to defend himself from the attacker
swinging the weapon at his face. he said the man who stabbed him outside his west philadelphia home wanted his keys and wallet. amazingly, councilman oh remained calm, trying to talk to the attacker through the whole ordeal. >> he kind of punched me, and i knew it was a weird punch. the way he punched me, i said, did you just stab me? he had. and i saw the weapon. >> reporter: here's the picture that councilman's staffers provided to us yesterday. this is his family with two of his four children in the hospital after he had made it out of surgery just fine at penn pre--y abo presbyterian hospital. police are asking the public -- especially people who live on the block of 58th and thom at avenue in west -- thomas avenue in west philadelphia, if they have private surveillance cameras that may have captured the attack. police are looking for video
from that. reporting live in southwest philly, katy zachry, nbc10 news. >> thank you. certainly glad that councilman oh is recovering. here are some of the top stories we're following in the day ahead -- >> we begin in camden county with the final farewell for a helicopter pilot with ties to our nbc10 family. a visitation and funeral is scheduled today for michael murphy. he was training in inclement weather last week when his chopper crashed in new castle. murphy was a backup pilot for sky force 10. visitation and mass, christian burial, in atco begins at 9:00 this morning. in harrisburg, former penn state president graham spanier and two administrators will be sentenced in the jerry sandusky sex abuse case. he was convicted of child endangerment. former vice president shultz and gary curly pleaded guilty to the same charge. prosecutors say they covered up the child sex abuse by sandusky in 2001. the future of greek life at penn state could hinge on a
family's emotional plea following a death of a pledge. the board of trustees says they'll consider a letter sent to them by the parents of timothy piazza at a special meaning today. the student died after -- special meeting today. the student died after falling at a frat party. 18 pledges are charged in the death. in a letter, his parents wrote, "our son died on your watch. we will never see him again because of the administration's failures to protect him and turning a blind eye to known problems. you now have an obligation to make sure this never happens again." in our county-by-county coverage, the borough of east greenboro is moving toward having its own police department. >> east greenville was covered by a police department but decided to form its own and partnership -- after its partnership expired. an interim police chief began yesterday. now, state police are handling most of the matters. if you live there, state police,
while east greenville gets its department up and running. in bucks county, a school bus driver is being tested to see if he was under the influence while waiting in the bus line. police were called to the high school wednesday after employees suspected something was wrong. the middletown police chief says a breathalyzer test gave them probable cause to draw blood. those results should come back in a week or two. in camden county, police are asking for your help in finding a pair of movie theater bandits. investigators said they stole someone's wallet at the carmike theater in voorheis while the victim was watching the big screen. the bandits racked up more than $1,000 in charges at a nearby target store. in delaware county, police are investigating a pastor after they discovered illegal drugs at his church. monsignor gregory carlente recently quit his post in chadds fo ford. police are not saying what drugs were found. the pastor took medical leave prior to the resignation. it's 4:35. protesters in philadelphia want a local ceo to step down.
>> coming up, our visit to the trump rally that sparked this backlash. queen bee. this morning, a new national spelling champion. still ahead, the word that earned her the crown. plus, we're visiting the final stop on our shore tour this week. we'll have a summer preview from rehoboth beach ahead. and guys, i'm tracking a gorgeous day. lots of sunshine for your friday. temperatures topping out in the low 80s. how long will the gorgeous trend last? details coming up in your most create forecast.
this is coming from the schuylkill. here is the ramp. part of that is blocked off now. you can see it's still open. traffic can get by at the right shoulder and the next lane over is still open. at least wlan lane or so can ge. no delays on the schuylkill expressway now. most likely they'll remove that in the next 20 minutes or so. if not, we'll definitely watch it for some delays. also watching for construction on the vine street expressway. we're closed in both directions. east and westbound now, in between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. closed for the next 20 minutes until 5:00 this morning. the 42 freeway over in jersey shore looks good. five minutes in both directions. north and south from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. to philly, speeds in the 60s. good to go out the door there. we'll end with mass transit. septa, new jersey transit, amtrak, and the patco speed line running on or close to schedule with no major problems to report. more updates for the rest of the morning, of course, more cameras. i'll be back in ten m.
good morning, i'm meteorologist erika martin. trent temperatures are mild now to -- current temperatures are mild now to start. allentown, 55. philadelphia, 63. lancaster, 55. reading, pottstown, 52. wilmington currently at 58. we are seeing northwesterly winds eventually shifting out of the west. expecting a cold front to dip on down felt otherwise, a great -- dip on down. otherwise, a great day. high pressure will keep everything high and dry. lots of sunshine. that's what we like here, especially for your friday. notice the winds are calm. three miles per hour from philadelphia. eight for millville. and three for atlantic city. be sure you look at the bottom of the screen for your local, most accurate seven-day forecast and follow us on social media at nbcphiladelphia. satellite and radar image picking up on clouds, mid to upper level clouds for the lehigh valley, mt. pocono. everybody else to the southeast keeping things high and dry. few clouds if any. a great start to the day and a great day overall. your weekend forecast through saturday, sunday, and monday
looks like this -- i'm going to keep saturday with a mix of sun and clouds. temperatures topping out in the 70s. mid to upper 70s. on sunday, looks like we could see a few 80s. for the most part, 70s. notice here we have showers in the icons, showers for the second half of sunday. clouds for philadelphia. temperatures topping out in the low 80s. and possibly some isolated thunderstorms late sunday into monday. certainly a rainy start to the workweek. let's not focus on that. let's focus on this lovely friday. back to you. >> always focused on the weekend. >> thank you. here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for "nbc10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. -- >> casino tragedy. breaking overnight, 36 people dead after a robbery in the philippines. how investigators say the attack ended in flames. and at 4:41, climate deal fallout. growing reaction this morning after president trump decides to withdraw the u.s. from the paris agreement. now local lawmakers and environmentalists are fighting back. taking notice. a delaware teen is getting
new york state's equal rights history. download our guide to plan your trip. though -- this morning, our week-long shore tour ends unfortunately. we have a preview of what's happening this summer. today we're at rehoboth beach. >> matt delucia has had this plum assignment all week. tell us about rehoboth. >> reporter: we're in rehoboth now, and there are a couple of ways to get here. you can drive down or take the cape may lucifer -- lewis ferry. there's not open now. there's another way to get around here, and that's by bicycle. you see a lot of people on bicycles, a good way to get around and to get exercise and to explore this area, as well. there are bike trails throughout the area that you can check that go through rehoboth, lewis.
we stopped by atlantic cycles here. the owner told me they are busy all day now from open to close. he says the bike trail's about 17 miles altogether, and that's the most popular rides in the area. you get to see history, remnants of world war ii, and scenic views, as well, over the ocean and delaware bay. a lot of people are grabbing the bikes. >> it's a lot of work. this time of year, we're trying to get ready for the big push. enjoy life, ride a bike. you'll have a much better time on a bike. it's quite a long hang on if you try it by -- a long hike if you try it by foot. >> reporter: indeed it is. if you prefer walking on the boardwalk, perhaps, you might find yourself in front of an amusement park here that's been around for generations. and i take a wild ride on the newest attraction come i see you again coming up at 5:15. it is embarrassing video, i must say. live in rehoboth beach, matt
delucia. >> do you look really scared? >> reporter: what's that? >> do you look really scared in your video? >> reporter: i mean, it's riveting video. i'll let you wait and see -- >> there you go. >> excellent. that's a good tease. >> thanks. you may want to leave for work early today if you have extra time to make an extra stop. it will be worth your while. >> yeah. it is national doughnut day. the unofficial holiday falls on the first friday of june every year. you can get a free doughnut at any krispy kreme today. and dunkin' donuts will give you a free doughnut when you buy a drink. >> we say doughnut and jessie's shaking her head no. stop. no? >> i think it's a poor choice of timing. we're at the beginning of summer, and eat 25 doughnuts on national doughnut day. a temptation i don't need. watching the schuylkill expressway, cameras around the
roosevelt boulevard, the on ramp here. it's partially blocked with construction. you see one car at a time pretty much getting by. this is heading toward the boulevard northbound. you can still get there. it's not causing any backups on to the schuylkill. this is continuing on the schuylkill expressway westbound. you see with the construction there's a slowdown. we're not seeing backups. watching construction on the vine street expressway westbound, eastbound, closed now between broad street and the schuylkill expressway. both directions there. the last few days they've actually been picking this up a little bit early. a little before the 5:00 mark. it's still closed, so take the local vine. you should be good by the time you get there. watch for extra police activity and construction crews out there. that's what we want to be careful of. watching 295 around the black horse pike, everything looks good especially through the work zone here. northbound toward trenton, here is southbound toward maybe going to the 42 freeway or different parths parts of philadelphia. roads are quiet.
watch for construction spots. i'll have updates for you on them when i come back in ten minutes. >> thank you. mark jessica off. she's not interested in doughnut day. you brought doughnuts today -- >> i did bring doughnuts. jessie, none for you. we'll keep them away from your desk. erika, how about you? i would have one. it's friday, sunny. it's all good -- >> there you go. friday and sunny. >> exactly. friday, sunny, why not celebrate? a really nice start. right now we're seeing temperatures in the 50s. coilville, 53. oswego lake, one degree cooler, 52 for you. florence, 52. and robinsville, upper 50s. for the delaware region, northern delaware seeing upper 50s. for some, newark at 58. talliville seeing upper 50s. reedy point in the low 60s. milton at 61. long neck, 64. and dewey beach, nice and warmer at 68 with a northwesterly
influence. temperatures tomorrow, topping out in the 70s. we have sprinkles for parts of the lehigh valley, reading tomorrow. it looks like you'll top out in the 70s. you may see passing sprinkles. that's because we have a cold front sweeping through tonight into tomorrow. i promise it's not going to be a washout. my pick of the weekend happens to be saturday because we are going to see plenty of sunshine and the rain returns late sunday into monday with possibly isolated thunderstorms. overall, the temperatures for tomorrow looking really nice overall. for the most part. jersey shore, 78. a mix of sun and clouds. and delaware, your expected highs for tomorrow, mainly in the mid to upper 70s. the ten-day forecast brings us a cool doppl cooldown for this week. 77 on saturday, 80 on sunday. tracking those showers, possibly isolated thunderstorms. and then a chillier week next week and tracking showers for monday. back to you. >> all right. thank you. we have a w-i-n-n-e-r. a winner.
now i'm going to use it in a sentence. a 12-year-old girl in california is a winner of the scripps national spelling bee. >> marocain, m-a-r-o-c-a-i-n. >> that is correct. >> congratulations! [ cheers ] >> that is sixth grader ananya vidocain. another student, they were going back and forth. she got it right. taking home $40,000. >> she was stunned. >> she was stunned. locally, a south jersey girl made it to the finals. >> q-u-i-n-t-i-n. quintani. [ bell ] >> not the dreaded bell.
she had so much to be proud of. her run ended in the 10th round. she's an 11-year-old sixth grader at rose international middle school in cherry hill. congrats to her. good job! >> they should hold a parade at the school for shatika. we should cover it. we're so proud of you. awesome job. happening today, university of delaware baseball will make its long overdue return to the ncaa tournament. you're looking at the team's reaction to the selection party early this week. the blue hens won their conference last weekend, they're in lubbock, texas, for round one of the tournament. delaware will play texas tech this afternoon. the blue hens' first appearance in the tournament since '01. nascar weekend gets underway at dover international speedway. qualifiers in the 200-mile truck race set for this afternoon. the monster mile revs up tomorrow with the xfinity2,000. and for down and dirty fun for a good cause, true muck fest
in delaware county. thousands are expected to brave the 5k obstacle course lined with mud pits. they asked me to do this event -- >> you said you were busy washing your hair or something? >> busy. doing yard work actually. i'm going to get muddy myself. the event benefits the national multiple sclerosis society. it runs tomorrow and sunday each morning at 9:00 a.m. >> jessie just did a mud run. next year we'll get hear in that. >> she's the one. a local veteran is getting a helping hand thanks to neighbors and businesses. >> next, how the community is rallying around the 92-year-old in the home he built with his own hands. plus, testing the waters. a delaware teen reaches out to carson wentz to help his class get out of a final exam.
roosevelt boulevard. still blocked on the left lane, left shoulder there. traffic still is getting by with no backups on the schuylkill now. i'll keep my eyes on that and the vine when i come back. ♪ that's the sound of protests against a community leader. nbc10 was in north philadelphia yesterday. the crowd was calling for carolina cabrera degiorgio to step down from the largest serving latina group in philadelphia. he made headlines last month after being spotted at president trump's rally in harrisburg to celebrate his first 100 days in officers. she took photos while the president promised audience members he would build a wall along the u.s./mexico border. >> this president and administration has criminalized our communities over and over and over again. we are here to remind her of who she is. these are the people, and she should listen to them. >> during the protest yesterday,
we saw neighbors peeking out of windows. last week she issued a statement saying she doesn't support president trump's policies but stands behind degiorgio. alec baldwin is raking in the bucks for new jersey democrats. the actor and donald trump impersonator helped raise more than $5 million at a political fundraiser last night. it's believed to be the most raised by either party at a single event in the state's history. the new jersey governor's office and all 120 seats in the legislature are up for grabs in november. and governor christie promising relief for atlantic city's casinos. he met with the heads of mgm and caesar's yesterday. he said the casino heads asked for more relief from rules and regulations that watch over the shore towns' gambling halls. the government did not give out details will be coming but said it would be put in place in the next 30 to 45 days. neighbors and businesses in one delaware county town are rallying around a world war ii
vet who needs a helping hand. >> after 92-year-old james miller fell recently, a neighbor realized the home he built with his own hands needed work. she said local contractors and home depot didn't flinch when she asked for help with the renovation. they donated materials and a lot of their own time. >> just a miracle. the support that i've received stuns me. >> wawa's corporate office is down the road, and the owners have helped him preserve his land to protect it for future generations. mr. miller, thanks for your service. in montgomery county, the griffin quintuplets will be graduating a week from today. the five have been working at meadowwood senior living for the past three years. and last night the senior living center awarded them each a $1,000 scholarship. austin, dylan, evan, lindsay, and miranda will attend montgomery county community college in the fall. nbc10 has --
>> yeah. >> yeah. we've been following the quintuplets since birth. they were born in 1998 and spent weeks in the nicu. as you saw, they are thriving teenagers. good luck in school. >> good job. one, two, three -- >> area high school football players took the field at westchester university last night for the 19th annual valor bowl. the all-star game is a showcase for seniors, but it's much more than that. the players paired up with special olympians who also got to shine in the spotlight. >> they get to put on helmets, i'm pretty sure, and walk out with us. a great event. >> just to see a smile -- for me, to be able to put a smile on those kids' faces makes my day. >> that is awesome. how cool is that? >> that's good. >> over the years the game has raised more than half a million dollars for the chester county special olympics. good work. and eagles quarterback carson wentz is picking up more young fans thanks to social media.
>> colin hurley, a student in westchester, tweeted wentz on wednesday morning. he sent the message after his teacher agreed to cancel his class' final exam if wentz re-tweeted before sunday. wentz quickly responded, "will this do the trick?" suffice to say, it did. colin was super happy. we were on twitter looking at his account of the getting a lot -- >> a rock star. >> my gosh, a rock star. and colin, i love what you put on your twitter page. "service to others is the rent you pay for your stay here on earth," a quote from muhammad ali. good job. >> colin, you're going to do well. >> nice. now to more of the stories we're following on "nbc10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. -- >> breaking overnight, casino chaos. 36 people dead after a robbery and fire in the philippines. the new details we're learning about the gunman. global reaction, president trump's decision to withdraw from the paris climate deal is sending shock waves around the world. and now local lawmakers are taking a stand. and shore tour. nbc10 heads to rehoboth beach to
give you a firsthand look at new rides that will thrill you this summer. 5:00 a.m. this friday. good morning, and welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. rides that thrill, weather that excites. at least that's what i heard meteorologist erika martin say about the weather this weekend. exciting for you. >> yeah, i'm excited. i also had a cup of coffee so i'm ready to go. i'll talk about this weather. psyched for morning. currently seeing mostly clear skies. temperatures in the low 60s. the winds are calm, coming out of the northwest. eventually they'll shift as the cold front sweeps through. expect the winds to kick up. for the most part, a great day. breezy for this afternoon. so your neighborhood forecast for the lehigh valley, we're seeing 50 in brandon, lenardsville, 51. warnersville, 51. walnut port 57. bethlehem at 50 along with easton. a chillier start for the northwt