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deals with the aftermath of cindy. remnants of the storm about to bring us a lot of wet weather. >> self described dirty santa. police sting at local ice cream shop foils plan for meet up with a young girl. >> behind closed doors. juror in a bill cosby mistrial gives us inside look at what happened inside the deliberation room. sweeds bdesbor
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. >> aaron: >> --. what's left of tropical storm cindy is leaving a path. destroyed buildings in alabama. closer to the coast the big problem yesterday was flooding. remnants of the storm are expected to drench parts of tennessee, kentucky and west virginia. moisture is moving into our area. meteorologist bill henley is tracking the impact here. >> we're starting off dry. won't have to wait long for the rain to move in. heading out the door about a minute away from sunrise. see sunlight breaking through the clouds. clouds taking over in the short-term. live dry view from the marquee ta law ffayette hotel. thunderstorms are possible this afternoon. heavy downpours.
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you'll get showers and possible thunderstorms this afternoon. until lehigh valley. first of the showers move in this morning. 76 degrees. showers keep a lid on the temperatures to begin with. get breaks of sunshine in the afternoon and that's fine. we warm into the upper 80s today. high humidity is going to teal like it's in the 90s. i'll break it down hour by hour. show you when showers and thunderstorms are likely in your neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. starting out this morning. camera around route 130. 23 minutes right now on southbound side. 42 freeway heading over the bridge to delaware. average speeds there into the mid 60s. from jersey to delaware we look good. watch for opening. we're right in the middle of that on the burlington bristol. scheduled for 5:25 this morning. clear of the ben franklin
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bridge. keep eyes on the tacomy palmyra. they will by pass stations at that point. other trains not dealing with same or similar delays. all running on time. end here with 422. where we look good still. eight minutes on eastbound side from 29 to schuylkill. speeds also into the 60s. >> thank you. happening now. protesters in center city showing discuss with republican plan to repeal and replace obamacare. been staked out outside senator pat toomey's office in old city all night long. senate republicans unveiled a long kept secret plan yesterday. opponents had been quick to boast concerns. >> key points of overall. includes medicaid reduction, defund planned parenthood, eliminate obama man data that requires to purchase insurance. and offers tax credit to help people afford insurance while cutting taxes for the wealthy.
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nbc 10 pamela osborne live. >> reporter: they're trying to send a message to senator pat toomey. many of the people you see here have actually been here since yesterday. a bunch of groups came together even organizing a flyover message to the senator. it read health care not wealth care. the people behind the banner say the senator hasn't held a town hall since 2013. that is why they say they're frustrated. they would have liked for the senator to take time to meet with them. hear their concerns ahead of this upcoming vote. they staged a 24 hour vigil outside of his office. they even outlined bodies in chalk on the sidewalk and some of those outlines you see not vaccinated. cancer. overdose. preexisting condition. some of the groups of people who could be impacted by medicate cuts. for him the proposed changes are life and death.
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>> because i have medication that costs close to $25,000 a month. and without that medication, i will not be standing here talking to you right now. >> what do you want from pat toomey to know to take away from this demonstration. >> to realize that people out here that are going to be dying if he goes along with it. >> they are planning to be out here throughout the morning. we're going to have much more reaction from more of those demonstrators. that's when i come back next hour at 6:30. reporting live in old city, pamela osborne. nbc 10 news. proposal continues on the "today" show later this morning. republican senator rand paul will be live to say why he's taking a stand against the party's proposed bill. man who called himself dirty old santa is facing charges for attempting to lure what he
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thought was a 14-year-old girl for sex. arrested after an undercover sting in delaware county. say the 56-year-old made plans to meet an undercover cop posing an a girl at an ice cream shop in ridly yesterday. investigator say he was a seasonal employee at a macy's in philadelphia, but they cannot confirm if he played santa. >> 5:36 right now. police in bucks county can warning to be on the lookout for a peeping tom who targeted a teenage girl inside a mall bathroom. told police she was in a stall tuesday afternoon when she saw a man's hand come under the stall holding a phone. she screamed and the man ran off near the food court. we spoke with her mom. we'll get that sound a little bit later. we are not identifying the girl's mother to protect the child's identity. police a a witness who saw the man run off will be a key in
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this case. tense and tearful process. that's how a juror in the bill cosby sexual abuse trial described what went on behind closed door sgls juror broke sometimesst silence nearly a week after the judge declared mistrial in the case. did not want name or face shown in a lengthy interview revealed the jury was deadlocked from the beginning and said the 52 hours of deliberates ring was very emotional with crying from both men and women. the juror also said the 79-year-old cosby appeared feeble and a retrial would be a waste of money. >> my personal feeling is whatever the man did, he has already paid his price. paid suffered. >> >> the da has decided to retry the case. could be back in court on the same charges as early as this fall. meantime cosby spokesman says he's planning a summer motivational speaking tour to
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talk about what he says are dangers of the judicial system. 5:38. the sun is up. the humidity is up. the clouds are moving in and umbrellas are going to be going up this morning. a lot going on this morning. we are getting a dry start. clouds not giving us rain just yet. not in the area. not far away. radar showing it's clear of any rain from philadelphia, wilmington, and trenton. look to the west. going to be moving in this morning. not going to be heavy rainfall. just enough to have umbrellas going up this morning. latest information just updated. first of light rain reaching redding and berks county and a few showers moving into delaware. 8:00 this morning. gogh there the morning. heavy downpours especially the suburbs and lehigh valley. 10:30 until the morning. scattered showers in south jersey. even reaching the shore. as we go to the afternoon hours, we get a break from that ste
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steadier rainfall and chance of thunderstorms spoping up. breaks of sunshine. temperatures heat to upper 80s. 4:00 this afternoon watching for thunderstorm development in the lehigh valley and some showers across delaware and into south jersey. and that will carry us into the evening commute. so it's not going to be an all-day rainfall. the chance of showers are going to be with us this morning and afternoon. the steamy weather is going to be here all day. 77 degrees right now. showers move in this morning. get a break and thunderstorms this afternoon. even though it may be tapering off by 4:00. storms this evening too. wet weather comes in this morning. clouds break at noontime. 73 degrees. heat up. we'll see a little bit of sunshine. that could fuel some thunderstorms during the afternoon for the suburbs and also for the lehigh valley. really didn't ever cool down much overnight. 72 now. warming to the upper 70s this afternoon. rain this morning, thunderstorm threat for the afternoon hours.
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new jersey, you'll see some sunshine to start with this morning. 73 degrees. clouds start bringing rain in this morning. mostly cloudy skies this afternoon. still warming into the 80s. a chance of an afternoon shower or thunderstorm in new jersey. that chance will be around for the shore too. more likely to see the rain this morning in south jersey and the jersey shore. 78 degrees with breaks of sunshine. with those winds up to 16 miles an hour this afternoon. that's the humidity that keeps pumping into the area. true for delaware too. 75 now. showers come and drop the temperatures a couple degrees. rain tapers off. not the last of the storms either. wet weather continues into the weekend for saturday. especially downpours in the morning. look what happens. we start drying out sunday. in fact, the weather makes a huge turn around. look at what you can expect for the weekend and beyond with the ten day on ten when i'm back in ten minutes. >> all right. see you then. 20 minutes before 6:00 a.m. on
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this friday. get a check on the roads this morning. jessica boyington. starting off with route 309 around the pa turnpike. right now pretty empty. look good both directions here. see the roads are still dry. at least for now before we start to get into the rain later on today. also watching the bridges. we're in the middle of the opening of the burlington bristol. scheduled for 5:25. we're on standby for another opening. tacomy palmyra scheduled for 6:05. right now clear over ben franklin bridge. checksing in with the blue route. drive times look good. 15 minutes right now. southbound from the schuylkill to 95 with speeds into the 60s and we're end in millville. new jersey, route 55. we have huge problems yesterday. not this morning though. easy drive right now. just around route 49 north and south on 55 looks like a good drive. vai and aron back to you. straight ahead. big wish came true at citizens
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appeared to jokingly endorse the assassination of president trump. take a listen. >> when is the last time an actor assassinated a president? it's been a while. maybe it's time. >> actor john assassinated abraham lincoln in 1865. pirates of the caribbean star made remarks at britain's largest music festival. >> follow up story we told you about earlier this week. inmates getting sentences
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shortened after they helped save the life of a guard. on work duty when the guard collapsed. instead of taking off. removed bulletproof vest and gun holster to help him breathe and called 911. thanks to quick response, the guard is doing well. could soon be a rush for 76ers tickets after last night's draft. >> new number one draft pick will come to town to be officially introduced. >> where the first pick in the 2017 nba draft, the philadelphia 76ers select markelle fultz. >> last night the sixers selected markelle fultz first overall pick. team is putting the future of the process in the hands of the young point guard. fultz said he's ready to embrace the city of brother-in-law love. this is a dream come true really. just all the hard work i put in coming into this. i'm looking forward to going to this organization and giving it
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my all. that's one thing i always want to do. come in and give my all. off the court, i want to kwgive back to the city. >> second year in a row the sixers picked number one overall. see the thousands of fans gathered at this year's draft party night northern liberty celebrating. one fan already had a shirt with fultz name on it. >> i went to the mall the other day and there was a custom sports place i saw in the window. i'm like i'm going to the draft party. got to get a shirt. >> hast what we needed. it's been a while. we ready. that's what we needed it's been a while. we ready. predicting the sixer will win a championship in the next three years. i give it all five. >> all three years? >> in three years. how about this, dunkin donuts already sent us. >> that's his face. >> on the donut. >> everybody is excited about this pick.
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>> this, i can get on board with. >> we're somebody already licked his face off the donut. >> he's a donut eater. >> is that you. >> matches your dress too. >> look very nice. >> you eat your donut. we're going to go to traffic. i'll do whether first. you can eat your donut. how about that. good call. what a team player. >> leave with the donut. >> camelback mount looking nice. few scattered clouds. sunshine to start with. rain will be moving into the mou mountains. also looks like nice and dry this morning. clouds are taking over. the temperatures well never got cool overnight. steamy this morning. 70s south jersey. philadelphia, delaware, and the suburbs and in philadelphia normally cooler suburbs or neighborhoods that dropped into the 70s. not this morning.
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look at port richmond. the temperature wills actually drop a little bit as rain moves in this morning. we will see rain this morning. clouds start producing. that drops the temperatures a little bit. heat is on all day. in fact, this is the temperature forecast with the extra humidity around. going to be steamy and feel like it's in the 90s this afternoon. that will likely fuel some thunderstorms this afternoon too. doppler radar clear for now. wilmington, trenton, no rain just yet. really not far away. light rain just starting to move into lancaster county. have been heavier downpours. more likely to get heavy downpours this afternoon. with some spotty thunderstorms and this evening too. look at the spin. that's what is left of cindy is a tropical depression. spin heavy downpours for us. tropical downpours especially heavy on saturday morning. 3:00 in the morning. rain just to the west. dry like we are right now at
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that hour. spo storms move in during the morning hours and look at downpours. suburbs and philadelphia too. that's at 7:00. saturday morning. hear the rain coming down. possibly some thunder and lightingening with that as well. look how it clears out. storms on the move. see rainfall and could see localized flooding in a few neighborhoods. why we issued a first alert. tropical downpours. pennsylvania, new jersey, delaware, the exception will be along the coast. grab your umbrella hanging out the door. occasional thunderstorms this morning. get downpours in the morning on saturday. clearing out in the afternoon. here comes beautiful weather for sunday. the humidity comes way down. temperatures down. beautiful summer day. first weekend of summer.
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nice weather continues for monday, tuesday, and wednesday. high temperatures in the upper 70s and low 80s. look at morning temperatures in the low 60s and indication that the humidity stays low. for those days. then it's back to steam heat for friday and saturday. with more storms heading in for late next week and next weekend too. sounds good, bill. >> get a check of traffic. >> jessica boyington and i actually touched the doe nuts and we needed wet wipes. i'm a little sticky. need to change accident scenes here. watching route 1. right around ninth street. good drive right now. not the same story in dover. crash on route 1 and exit 95. seeing that detoured now. in the process of that earlier opening. probably on the way back down now over the burlington bristol.
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605 on that opening we're standing by for that over the tacomy palmyra. take betsy ross bridge as alternate. end with route 202 drive times here. both directions look great. ten minutes on the southbound side from schuylkill to route 30 speeds still in the 60s. vai and erin back to you. now to a sign you're never to old to have your wishes granted. >> this man got to see yesterday's philly's game thanks to team and local nonprofit group. take a look. . his name is jonathan and he suffering from prostate cancer. hadn't been to a philly's game in nearly two decades because of his illness. yesterday the guys light wish foundation raised a trip to the ballpark to he could see favorite team in favorite sport. group makes wishes come true for seniors throughout the u.s.
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>> serve and honor elderly who oftentimes are ignored in our society. >> baseball is everything to me. that's all i want to ever do. >> after playing varsity baseball at syracuse, he enlisted in the marines before he played a little semi proball. very good. taking the war on drugs right to city hall. up next. prop one hopes it will get leaders attention. just in time for 4th of july, potential law change that could add bigger bang to holiday celebration in new jersey. celebrating summer, the new attractions you can enjoy this weekend and all season long.
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an advocacy group is taking the war on drugs. delivered jars on used needles to officials at city hall yesterday. collecting the needles on neighborhood streets and in parks. demonstration can bring attention to the opioid crisis they say is destroy family sgls a symbol, a visual symbol of the
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toxic economy of drugs in our neighborhood and the toll it's taking on human lives. >> the group also presented a petition to city officials including mayor kenny asking for help to stop the epidemic. >> the war on drugs tops the stories making headlines in our county by county coverage this morning. >> push out the pusher. offering up to $5,000 to residents for information that leads to drug convictions. also announced the formation of six person task force dedicated to getting heroin dealers office the streets. bill to legalize the sale of sparklers on the way to the governor's desk. law allow people to buy items like smoke devices and trick noise makers. the bill has been approved by the house and the signal. >> in salem county, the race is on to find a new place to study for students at salem middle
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school. kids spent the fast few months at different sites after part of the ceiling collapsed at their school and not safe for them to go back. working on a plan to have many of them relocated to saint mary's school in september. delaware is cutting back in the state. bill to create a task force to figure out the cost savings headed for a full house vote. delaware has 19 school districts. proponents of the bill say reducing that number would mean fewer high paid administrates. now to three different summertime attractions hope for the first time for you this weekend. >> first, you'll be able to ride this new ferris wheel at the blue cross summer fest at penn's landing. video of what it looks like when it's all lit up. how about that. 60 foot high wheel opens to the public today. part of the midway which also features a car carousel and
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games. beer garden open for the first weekend of summer. along with local brews and craft cockta cocktails. soak in the view of the ben franklin bridge. camden county a new water filled playground with showers and spray jets now open in the park. first spray ground in the cou y county's park system. now for more stories we're following at 6:00 a.m. tracking storms. giving you a first alert as the rem ne . airport scare. robbery and high-speed chase come to a smashing end in philly international. >> preventing alzheimer's. doctors reveal the three good habits that can protect your memory. >> nbc 10 news starts now.
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>> and good morning to you and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm erin coleman. believe we're getting rain throughout the morning and thunderstorms later on. let's check in with rain will move in this morning, but it's not here yet. you can see it's just to the west. it's moving through. just inching into hairs burg rr this hourg. rain showers this morning. not all morning long and it's not going to be all afternoon either. the chance of showers and thunderstorms will be here this afternoon. we're seei ining some sunshine the lehigh valley. 71 degrees right now. clouds take over at 8:00. rain arrives in lehigh valley. still showers around in the 11 to 12:00 hour. middle 70s 67. numbers come down a little bit as the rain moves in. temperatures take off in the upper 80s.


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