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and plans of permanent tributes to those who lost their lives. nbc 10 breaking news. >> we got two males -- female and male running. to the field. to the cornfield. >> the sound of police rushing after a man and woman who fired shots at officers. it leads to an armed standoff in the lehigh valley. i'm denise nakano. tonight, police say the two people were found dead in an attic after barricadesing themselves for hours. the standoff happened all day today near the corner of lime court pike in upper saucon township, where the man and woman locked thoe eed themselve house setting up a showdown with police. nbc 10's andundrea klein thomass at the scene. >> reporter: when officers tried
to make a stop, the suspects fled and according to the district attorney, they fired at least one shot at an officer. and tonight, that man and woman are dead. for more than nine hours, a community is on edge. >> i'm scared. is what i am. >> reporter: just before noon, an intense manhunt was under way for a man and woman believed to have shot at upper saucon township police officer. >> male has a handgun, shots were fired. >> reporter: nbc 10 got exclusive video of the suspects' car ditched in a muddy subdivision under construction. officials say police were pursuing the suspects when they ran away and fired at an officer, then police say they ran into two homes with people inside, trying to get car keys. when david returned home, he knew something was wrong. >> i walked up to my door and i stuck the key in and i couldn't open it. and i looked down and i saw a muddy footprint on the door. >> reporter: roads were closed and residents were evacuated. others were told to lock their doors. by 7:00 tonight, officers zeroed in on a home that had not been
previously checked. they yelled commands and even deployed tear gas but the suspects barricaded inside never emerged. by 9:30, it was all over. >> it ended with an apparent murder/suicide. one suspect shot the other then killed himself. >> reporter: now, names of the suspects and details about where they came from have not been released. we were told the officers never returned fire at those suspects. they only deployed tear gas. reporting live in upper saucon township, nbc 10 news. and check this out. powerful winds blew open the doors of a home depot in north jersey earlier today. the pounding rain and storm clouds scared these guys inside the store in monmouth county. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist erica martin has your most accurate forecast.
the storms have already moved out. what's next for us? >> you know what, denise, we have a nice night across the entire delaware valvalley. great night for sky gazing. current temperature in philadelphia, comfortable conditions through the overnight hours into tomorrow. certainly some great news around here. be sure you look at the bottom of your screen for the local most accurate seven-day forecast. right now, current temperature 78 degrees. the winds are coming out of the west at about so miles per hour. 7 mile per hour wind speeds for dover. 5 for millville. 3 for allentown. 5 for atlantic city. good news, we're seeing mild westerly winds across our region. hour by hour forecast starting this at 11:00 p.m., seeing a couple greens for parts of berks county, chester county. i don't think this is making it to the ground. sometimes we have remnants of moisture in the atmosphere due to cindy's remnants moving across the area. tomorrow morning, plenty of sunshine to kick off your sunday. philadelphia police are on the hunt for a killer after a
woman was found beaten and stabbed behind a high school. the woman's body was found around 3:00 this morning behind dobbins high school in north nil philadelphia. the murder of the 34-year-old was brutal and violent. the victim had multiple knife wounds from her legs to her chest and her face was beaten. a plaque marks the site where one of philadelphia's darkest days played out more than three decades ago. officials unveiled a historical marker commemorating the bombing of m.o.v.e. headquarters in cobs creek. police dropped a makeshift bomb on the rooftop bunker of the black liberation group following a day lonk standoff. 11 people died including 5 children. hundreds lost their homes in that fire that followed. ramona africa was one of two survivors and she said innocent lives paid the price for that bombing. >> we are very clear on the
facts that what happened may 13th of 1985 had nothing to do with osage residents for real. >> students at jubilee school nominated the site for the marker after they studied the incident for two years. next on nbc 10, the boys on the boulevard. phillies' own boys ii men get themselves written into philadelphia history books. plus honored for paying the ultimate sacrifice. why a delaware step dad is now being recognized by police. i'm danny pommells, coming up in sports flyers' gm hextall made a trade up in the draft and did it again today. four long years, brett browns' patient is paying off. we'll hear from him next about the sixers.
♪ a trio of the biggest music stars of the '80s and '90s took to the stage at the wells fargo center tonight. new kids on the block headlined the total package tour, paula abdul and boyz ii men were the op openers. speaking of boyz ii men, walk or drive on boyz ii men boulevard. it was renamed for the philadelphia trio. the group helped up vail t eed sign, in front of philadelphia high school for the creative and performing arts where the grammy winners got their start. >> everywhere we've gone, we've always let people know this is where we're from, this is what we're about. we've taken philly everywhere with us and will continue to do that forever. >> even with four grammy awards, the guys say this tribute to
their success means the most. on july 4th, the grammy winning trio will be honored during the celebration of freedom ceremony at independence hall. it's just part of the week-long wawa welcome america festivities we'll bring you live on nbc 10. slammed over health care. pennsylvania's senator bob casey holds a town hall meeting to talk about the republican health care plan and tonight he's already getting criticized by those across the aisle. and if you're liking this hour by hour forecast, tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m., we're seeing temperatures in the 60s and 7 0s, mostly sunny to sunny skies. have your most accurate and really great forecast for tomorrow after the break.
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replacement for obamacare still have more work to do and not much time to do it. senate leaders want a vote on the new health care bill this week, but right now, there isn't enough republican support to pass it. nevada senator dean heller the latest republican to say he will not vote for it. >> support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of americans and hundreds of thousands of nevadans. >> heller joins four other republicans who oppose the bill. those four say cuts don't go far enough. several medical advocacy groups are lobbying against the plan including the american academy of pediatrics. it says certain cuts will hurt children and the aarp which is urging all senators to vote no. now tonight, pennsylvania senator bob casey is talking health care to his constituents. as part of a series of town halls he's holding across the state. the senator focused on the american health care act during the town hall in lancaster. >> the best word i came up with
is obscene. that's what i really believe that it is. >> most of the town hall was focused on health care. the crowd was mixed with democrats and republicans all concerned about a new health care bill. >> as americans, we need to be able to come together and talk these things out civilly and diplomatically. >> about 200 people showed up for today's town hall. senator casey is running for re-election next year. and tonight, the chairman of the republican party of pennsylvania is responding to senator casey's town hall. saying in part, "sadly, bob c e cas casey's march to left continues. as a senator whose state is facing skyrocketing premium costs. it's disappointing bob casey continues to play political games instead of working across the aisle." a big honor tonight for a delaware man who lost his life while saving his stepsons. michael manley wases posthumously awarded the silver
life-saving medal. manley swam out to help his then 17-year-old stepson, andrew, after he got caught in a rip current. andrew made it back to shore, but sadly, manley was swept out to sea. well, there's a new place for fun in west philadelphia. city officials cut the ribbon on a new roller skating rink. the rink was created on the side of an abandoned tennis court. now, it also includes six new fitness stations, a walking track around the rink, benches and chess tables. well, some of the coolest cars around were on display in southwest philadelphia today. the non-profit cool cars your kids brought together families of children with a rare birth diagnosis. and classic car enthusiasts for a day of fun. former eagles' coach was there with his 1926 open wheel race car. the organization supports children's hospital of philadelphia. ♪
music and a movie tonight at the mann centers. movies at the mann kicked off with a showing of "the lord of the rings." members of the philadelphia orchestra and the choir performed the score. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> drivers had to avoid this huge tree blocking an entire lane of kelly drive near the falls bridge in east falls. storms brought down the tree this morning. new castle county, all of this is cleaned up now. the storms uprooted trees sending one toppling onto a home in bear. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist erika martin is here with your most accurate forecast. erika, the storm are now gone. what do we have in store next? >> sunshine, denise. i love that word. nice sunny sunday in the forecast. a live look outside right now. we're seeing mostly clear skies.
going to see mostly clear sunday as well. a great start to the week ahead. currently, it's pretty much in the 70s. with the exception of mt. pocono. your current temperature, 63 degrees. we're seeing westerly winds for the most part. lancaster 76. pottstown 74. wilmington currently at 75 degrees. of course, we're focusing on your neighborhood forecast right now. for the lehigh valley, seeing lots of 70s. for you, keep in mind, we have chillier temperatures, leesport at 69. a really nice night nonetheless. hnazareth at 73. we have an area of high pressure that's really bringing us a nice trend in the weather for the next couple days. sad buryville at 60 degrees. collegeville at 70. again, we're seeing mostly clear skies. a great night for star gazing. seeing lots of stars. get on out there and enjoy. delaware seeing low 7 0s. newark, 73. redd redden, cooler at 69. georgetown currently at 75.
bridgeville, current tmp temperature, 73 degrees. hour by hour forecast, starting at 11:00 p.m., a couple greens right here. we're seeing mostly clear skies through tomorrow into early tomorrow morning at 7:00 a.m. lots of sunshine to kick off your sunday. be sure you have great outdoor plans for tomorrow. because i highly recommend it. by 1:00 p.m., we're seeing, again, a couple greens right here. mainly seeing clouds here. see the white here. again, that's indicating or telling me it's likely just some moisture, mid, upper level. i don't see anything making it to the ground. in fact, models are showing dry conditions for tomorrow. at least dry until monday. at about 5:00 p.m., we start to see a couple of showers moving to our area. i'm going to go with partly cloudy skies monday and increasing clouds later in the day with the chance of the showers moving through. the ten day on 10 gring 10, 86 . i have the p.m. chance in the forecast monday. tuesday, mostly cloudy skies. 77 your expected high temperature. 90s by thursday and friday with
the threat of thunderstorms on friday and saturday. follow us on social media @nbcphiladelphia for more updates. this is sports desk brought to you by xfinity. x1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. >> hey, hey, i'm danny pommells from csn. ron hetxall had a busy day. one to move up in the second round. with the 35th overall pick, the fly dwrers selected isaac radcl, big dude, 6'4", 28 goals in junior hockey this season. played for canada at the world under 18 tournament. flyers gave up a second, third and fourth-round pick to get this guy. read up on all the flyers' picks at csnphilly.com. over the last few drafts the flyers accumulated quite a few prospects. the trade of braden schenn, one might wonder if the flyers are in rebuilding mode. general manager ron hextall was
asked about that today. >> no. i wouldn't -- are we getting younger? yeah, we're getting younger. rebuild, absolutely not. what people think about our philosop philosophy, we don't want to hold players back when they're ready to take the next step. we want to allow them to take the next step. so in saying that, we feel like we got some young players that are -- they're not ready, they're close. from the ice to the hardwood, other than the fans, perhaps no one has suffered as much during the process as sixers head coach brett brown. four seasons, he has won 75 of 3 28 games. less than 25%. now he's seeing his patience pay off. >> you go back to where you started. you know, you're reminded of why you took the job in the first place. it was very much spelled out that this was going to be a rebuild. went a few years longer than we anticipated with the unfortunate injuries to our draft picks and to feel like we navigated
through the storm and now have a chance to coach, people that really have a chance to be here for a long time, an elite talent, it makes it a good morning to wake up to. fighting phils continuing their series with the diamondbacks out west going for a third straight win overall. they're tied 2-2 in the fifth. phillies pitcher ben lively just hit a two-run home run. the union hosting d.c. united. 31st minute, union on the attack. put the left foot on it and finds the back of the net. past the keeper. extra time in the second half. andre blake, a sick save here to keep the united off the board. union snap a three-game skid winning 1-nil. that's your look at sports. i'm danny pommells. stay with us. we'll be right back. ♪ health, is having the freedom
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confirmed by the national weather service in mt. holly. half mile long, 40 yards wide. estimated winds 75 miles per hour. so a confirmed tornado at the home depot. i'm glad everybody was safe. thankfully. >> oh, yeah. >> in the meantime, we have lot of sunshine to talk about for the next couple days. we have sunny skies if sunday. 86 degrees. going with mostly sunny skies. the chance of showers later on monday, but still going with a mix of sun and clouds. tuesday, a couple extra clouds top. we hit 9d 90s by thursday and friday and saturday. looks like possibly another heatwave in the works by the end of this week. >> quite the mixed bag. tomorrow, plenty of sunshine. >> yeah. >> thanks. that's nbc 10 news for now. for erika, danny, i'm denise nakano. "saturday night live" is next. have a great evening. ♪
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