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accuses christie of abusing the office by lounging on the beach that was closed to the public due to the shutdown. he signed the budget on tuesday. >> now one lawmaker is taking steps to let the public kick out the governor during nigh future shutdowns. >> there's details for the fallout. >> a lot of folks still talking about this. that same lawmaker wants to make it possible for anyone to be able to rent the governor's house at the beach. >> assemblyman had introduced new legislation that would close the state-owned governor's house
during any future government shutdowns. >> i agree. >> reporter: christie and his family seen on the sand sunday while the state park was closed to everyone else. >> i would not feel self-serving enough to let my family use it. >> we have a right to be there whenever we want to be there. >> the governor earlier this week defending his decision. susan mueller believes he did nothing wrong. >> i think he should use it. he's the gov forof new jersey. >> reporter: another bill would give the general public then opportunity to rent the governor's beach house. >> when families were denied access to it a public facility, it seems wrong that the governor would have access to this luxury beach house. and the state of new jersey could use the revenue that would be derived tr leasing it out. >> if it's a state-owned property, why not have it available for others and to make some money.
>> i reached out to the governor's office to see if they have anything to say. so far, no response. i'm ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. >> the government shutdown is causing big headaches for tens of thousands of state workers. 35,000 workers who were furloughed just tound out they have to file unemployment insurance claims to collect three days pay. the dead line is tomorrow. we have put all of the information you need on our free app ask our website. >> governor christie will be looking for a a new job. >> it's not his first time. one of the oess hosts is leaving earlier this year leaving an open spolt for christie. >> want to e show you new video
where a tree came crashing down this afternoon on route 23. >> in newark late morning showers had people dodging rain dro drops, pretty gloomy to start the day. all those folks heading home red doi to start the weekend. a tu more showers may be in store for us. >> everybody wants to know. don't put the umbrella away just yet. 85 in philadelphia. a very seasonal day out there. we have a mix of sun and clouds. e we saw showers earlier this morning and a few more tonight. the winds are calm. the feels like is 87. so the moisture out there is creating a little bit of a heat index. temperatures right now across
the area 85 in philadelphia. the same for wilmington. 82 in mount holly. mount pocono at 78. no rain there yet, u on the way. you'll see we have a line of showers and thunderstorms. these will cross the area during the evening. behind that we have another line that may bring something a little heavier. so this is what we're looking at for tonight. a shower or storm to cross the area. clearing out tomorrow. a mix of sun and clouds. it will be steamy tomorrow. robinsville at 87. egg harbor at 89. your ten-day coming up if it just a few minutes. a body was found at the corner on.
chapel road in nu. someone in a credit union notice the body ask called police. a noose is is found hanging on a tree outside penn medicine graduate hospital. police are trying to determine how it got there. a woman saw that noose just before 10:00 this morning. she alerted penn medicine security. this comes a week after an employee at the united states mint was put on administrative leave. he's accused of leaving a noose in an african-american employee's chair. >> hopefully it will mote people to have a conversation and make some changes for the better. >> the local antidefamation league confirmed 130 hate incidents in the region already this year. it's an increase being experienced across the country. police in camden are
investigate e iing a murder. a man was found shot to death early this morning. the victim was in the parking lot of the apartments on south 8th street. police now searching for the shoot shooter. more than 100 people have been hurt, dozens arrested during protests at the g-20 summit. the protests have been violent at times as protesters throwing objects at police and using tear gas to control the crowds. after months of anticipation, speculation, ongoing investigations into possible ties between the two leaders, today president trump met face to face for the first time with the russian counterpart vladimir putin. >> i think it's going very well. we have had some good talks. >> the meeting between president trump and russian president vladimir putin scheduled to last 30 to 45 minutes stretched to
more than two hours. and began according to secretary of state rex tillerson with a, quote,en lengthy conversation about russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. the president pushing putin on the issue while he denied any involvement. tillerson outlined the exchange this aing after the meeting. >> he pressed him and felt like at this point, let's talk about how do we go forward. >> next tillerson, who was part of the briefing with the russian counterpart foreign minister said the leaders turned their attention to syria, agreed to a cease-fire between forces and u.s. supported rubble fighters in the civil war there. following the bilateral session, the two leaders joined the rest of the g-20 delegation. while a different tune, echoed
outside on the streets of the city. protesters again clashing with police pelting officers with fireworks, torching cars and pair kads. security forces responding with water canons and tear gas in squirmishes. and a member of the house foreign affairs committee, there's a picture of the congressman with texas congress joe keene castro, the congressman called on the united states to reiterate its commitment to our nato allies during the g-20 summit. you can expect more in depth coverage of the g-20 summit and president trump's meeting with vladimir putin coming up on "nbc nightly news" at 6:30. is a man who police say took hostages at a georgia bank is dead tonight. police surrounded the bank this morning and tell us the manmade
several demands and told tellers he e had a bomb. while officers negotiated with the suspect, two bank workers were able to escape. right now it's not clear how the suspect died. no one was hurt. >> trains on the septa regional line are back to normal. a train hit a truck on the tracks around 10:00 this morning. the truck was just over the line when it was sideswiped by the train. no one was in the truck when it was hit. trains were delay ed for about few hours. and police are looking for the gunman who killed a man in the parking lot of a salvation army community center in west philly overnight. nbc 10 was there and detectives searched for clues between market and arch street. the 39-year-old victim was shot in the head. investigators are trying to determine a motive. a final farewell today for a chester county teen shot and killed in the apparent case of road rage. they packed the church in
westchester this morning for a viewing and life tribute service. the 18-year-old was shot by a a driver while trying to merge this west township. fighting a pipeline by building a church. a group opposing the construction of a natural gas pipeline in the lancaster area has built a prayer chapel on the proposed construction route. the first service is planned tr this sunday. >> it's not the safest way to add a member to your family. you need to see before you click and buy. ask stealing from their own company. the people at the top who could be swiping your cash. plus fighting a deadly epidemic. new claims about how often doctors are giving unnecessary prescriptions.
overturned bleachers ask trash cans dumped in the port potties. >> pennsylvania took a major step to help more than a million people suffering from rare diseases. the governor signing a bill today establishing a rare devise advisory council. members will be made up of researchers ask parents of children with these diseases. the council will weigh in on matters that affect those suffering tr a variety of illnesses. >> it begins to improve care if skpult results for those pennsylvania bs. >> the governor says new measure will help patient ts have a better quality of life. tonight good news and bad news from the cdc. a new report shows opioid prescriptions are down 18% between 2010 and 2015, but too many people are still being prescribed.
more than 33,000 people died of opioid overdoses in 2015 alone. about half of them involved a prescription opioid. and the war against opioid abuse, some states have promising results. between 2015 80% in florida and 62% in kentucky. >> what people are discovering is effective pain management after an injury can be accomplished with different medication. >> generally it's never safe for patients to take the painkillers for long-term pain like arthritis. in the past three years, heroin overdoses have nearly doubled across the state of pennsylvania. more than 1500 people were hospitalize d after using heroi.
philadelphia ask bucks county reported the highest number of overdoses in our area. and pennsylvania schools became the first in the country to carry narcan. that's the life-saving nasal spray to reverse a heroin overdose. it's free for all high schools. schools in delaware and new jersey are also e equipped with the life-saving drug. be careful where you leave your convertible. the port authorities searching for the person who hopped in a convertible left idling yesterday and drove off. the dog was in the car. to the weather now, a live look at the skyline. looking pretty good after a rain ya start to the day. a lot 06 sunshine this afternoon, but we're not completely in the clear. tammie souza joins us. once we get past a few more showers, then we're in for a
nice weekend. >> it's her favorite, the puffy white clouds. >> so we're looking at lots of people enjoying the day out there. diving in the surf. floating in interis tubes. having water fights. a pleasant day despite the fact we have showers this morning. right now at ocean city shs we're looking at 82 degrees. . it feels like 85. so there's still a lot of moisture left out there. teals like 85 and let's check out what's going on across the river in new jersey. it feels like 84 degrees. so the next six hours, we're here in philadelphia. 85 e degrees. that's just a couple degrees where we should be at 87 this time of year. we have that mix of sun and clouds. we're going to see another line of showers and storms coming through the area. we clear out by 11:00. we'll see the moon peeking back out. winds are coming out of the
southwest. that's the dominant direction. if you look off toward harrisbu harrisburg, you can see a line of showers and storms make ir that way in our direction. this will cross the area. we have more activity off to the west. this looks frightening with the severe thunderstorm watch boxes through cincinnati and west virginia, but most of this is toward the favorable air masses. that's off to the south and east of us. we're just looking at what's head iing our way. so let's time it out for you so you can plan your friday night and when you want to go out. we're look iing at highs in the mid-80s. and at 5:00, those showers and storms are off to the west. they will come through here perhaps by 7:00. we could see more of a thunderstorm coming through. so some tine between 7:00 and 8:00 we'll see a thunderstorm
and that activity shifts toward the jersey shore. once we get into 11:00, we're fairly quiet across philadelphia. maybe one lingering shower across predawn. but look at this. these are so isolated. we're not can wanting any downpours, but as a front is coming through, it's going to scour out the humidity and that could trigger an isolated instability shower. i want you to put isolated in the back of your head. we get into sunday and it's a gorgeous day. a high in the mid-80s. so neighbor by neighbor, set you up as you're headed out tr the activities. 71 for all of you this delaware.
a shower or storm is possible. 90 in delaware. an isolated shower. but you notice we're going to have decent skies. this is our forecast for what the sky will look like. a mix of sun and clouds. it will be 86 on sunday. 89 on monday. and then we see rain moving back in on tuesday. we're going to hold off on friday right now. dry for next weekend. >> the fourth of july weekend came and went, and the business owners are hoping it's the gift that keeps on giving. the extra long holiday weekend drove up sales about 25% compared to previous independence days. >> it started lst thursday, continued through the fourth of july and even the days following it was extremely busy.
>> business owners are hoping that momentum continues into this weekend and through labor day. >> the defense team is try ing to keep out of a crash case. and making the beach more enjoyable for everyone. the emotional story behind this chair that helps people with disabilities get out on to the sand. >> and fishing for a big prize. how a local man is walking away with nearly $3 million several years after e he caught that monster fish. look at that thing. that's thex at 5:00. for years, fios has been promising fast internet to small businesses. but for many businesses, it's out of reach. why promise something you can't deliver?
hundreds of people are back at the old trump taj mahal for another day ofly kwi dags sale. more than 1,000 people showed up yesterday. poker tables and room furniture sold the most so far. there are plenty of televisions left. only 200 sold so far and there are 900 to get rid of. the sale continues until everything is gone. a fast food favorite down south could be making its way to
delaware tr the first time. bojangles' hopes to expand its footprint. it's looking to put 15 to 20 locations in newark, dover wilmington. i hear that erin coleman is very excited about that. >> nearly $3 million prize for fishing. came down to a two-week trial in maryland. the winner who thought he came in second is from hamilton mercer county. he didn't just knit a massive tuna. he also won a $2.8 million prize. the winner broke the rules by casting out early two years ago. so had he not. . awarded the top prize he still would have net $800,000. so not bad either way.
>> you get the boat and i'll get the rods. the pittsburgh zoo unveiled a newest e addition today. believe it or not, this elen fant was born a month premature. she's already meeting all the milestones they expect from a calf. we are wait see how she adjusts and is accepted by the rest of the herd before naming her. >> lock at how little. >> losing out on cash by looking for companiocompanionship. >> the tips to keep you safe while looking for a pet online. and housing hustle, the new tax hike going into effect just days from now that had home buyers and sellers rushing their
up for a shortfall here. the state's real estate transfer tax is spiking 25% by august 1st. some people it's a push to save money it goes into effect. nbc 10's reporter tim furlong joins us live. >> buyers and sell verse a limited amount of time before the tax hike begins. >> judging by the license plates a at the malls, everybody e knows property taxes are low, but this person here selling this house and her buyer is going to find out quickly there's one tax that really gets skbrou that tax is about to go up. legislators decided to raise the transfer tax, that's the tax the state and municipalities get
from you buying or sell issing a house here. as of august 1st, it goes up to 4%. buyers and sellers split that fee, which will now be the highest transfer tax in america. >> it's a concern for everybody. >> frank is a realtor with long and foster. he worries most the first and second time buyers who have to come up with more cash just to get into a house. >> a $200,000 house you're talking about another $1,000. for delaware realtors, the rest of july is going to be busy. >> we can give people if you're on the fence, now is the time to move and save yourself some money. we're trying to save people money. >> back live, a motivated seller could cover so there's no need to do that, but there's talk that they make it an exception
for first time buyers. >> and then the state kind of moves the goal line back you on you. it's a tough one. >> thousand to your first alert forecast, we are tracking storms that will dampen your weekend a bit. >> showers are moving closer to our area. the showers aren't here yet. taking a look at the skyline, nice clouds out there. they are rolling in ahead of the storms. >> great conditions for now. some people braved the showers running through the rainfall. i still have nightmares from wawa welcome america. when will the storms hit tonight? >> in philadelphia itself, some time between 7:00 and 9:00 you'll see them come in and
leave. they should be quick for the most part. but they could be drenchers also. thep they will be out of here. so go out and have fun, but carry the umbrella with you. you can see a a few of those fair weather clouds. we're going to get the storm clouds coming in in the next couple hours. 82 with a mix of sun and clouds. 83 in new jersey. why don't we head out to the lehigh value e lee. it looks spectacular. look at that sky. 84 degrees and 84 in delaware this hour. so everybody is comfortable. the radar is now picking up the showers and storms. we're looking at isolated showers. it's going to come streaming on through here. and once it's gone, it looks like things will start to quiet down in our area. what are we looking at for tomorrow. it's going to be steamy. 90 in philadelphia. 86 in the lehigh valley. 86. if it you're out there in south
jersey. the search for a killer, a teen is shot and killed. whoever pulled the trigger is still out there. detectives say around 6:30 last night, jordan scott and another teen were shot on chain street. both were taken to the hospital where scott was ro announced dead. >> extremely justify ied is the ruling tr a judge. the 43-year-old was shot and killed by allentown police in may. officers say he robbed the pharmacy on main street and shot the clerk. e he rammed into two police cars as he tried to get away and pull out a gun and pointed it at officers. delaware county a beverage store break in. police are hoping you can help them track down the man on your screen. he was caught on vid last night. he was trying to break into the
township line beverage store. >> here's a look at the stories making headlines across the region today. in cumberland county, the parish in bridgeton is asking for your help. the food pantry there is nearly empty. you can see it nations whether it be food, money or help tr volunteers. the pantry serves 100 families. the plymouth township police department has a tool to fight crime. mobile fingerprint scabbers. they carried these to verify that a suspect is actually who they say they are. department is one of the first in the state to use this new technology. in atlantic county, you can catch another beach concert. it's jeremiah hunter band.
it starts at 7:00. this is the 24th year of the summers point concert series. it runs through september. there's now a surf chair available for those who need it. barbara donated it. she said her greatest joy was going to the beach. when he died she asked for donations to buy a chair and donate it to cape may where she and her husband spent so much time. >> that is beautiful. companies are losing cash fast from fraud. >> the people on the inside who are committing most of the krooims. and more delta drama. it grounded a plane and sent passengers to the hospital. and while she's on the tennis court, her defense team is on the courtroom. the evidence venus williams lawyers are trying to keep out of a deadly crash case. we are tracking showers tonight. take a look at that radar. we're going to tell you when
board. tok him into custody once on the ground. the floigt attendant and passenger were take on to a hospital to be czeched out. venus williams battled out on the court today, and her attorneys battled it out in a courtroom. they are defending the star in a lawsuit over a deadly car crash last month. the family of the man killed is suing williams. today lawyers on both sides agreed to examine the cars next week. data from the computers could provide details like speed and braking information before the crash. >> more troubles on the tracks ahead of a huge construction project set to take off in the northeast. crist chris christie is looking into it. service just got back to normal within the last two hours. add iing two the headache, a two-month repair project launches on monday at penn b
station. rail service will be reduced by 20%. amtrak will run fewer trains between new york. repairs set to improve reliability. a company loses 5% to fraud. most of it is actually committed by the boss. that's according to the association of certified fraud examiners. it you think your boss is scheming, the best thing to do is speak up. whistleblower laws protect you from retaliation if it you really believe someone is breaking the law. red flags include expense reports ask missed paychecks. a cat craze in the city. >> we take you to the first ever kitty delph ya. >> plus paint balls flying on the streets of philadelphia. police are looking for the suspects shooting at random. ask what can we expect this
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philadelphia police searching for shooters randomly firing paintballs at people on the street. there were two outbursts of attacks in west philadelphia within minutes of each other. >> four people were hit by shooters. jim rosenfield joins us now live from the breaking news center. >> police just wrapped up a news conference about this. i understand officers are meeting with one group that was impacted by these attacks.
>> z they are taking this seriously and will be meeting with a transgender advocacy group to discuss findings so far. they told us when they find the paintball shooters, they are going to charge them with a gun crime. police believe these shooters were riding in a dark-colored infiniti sedan. all of the people who were hit are transgender. within the last half hour, police believe the shootings are random. >> it looks random. he he heard the people laugh in in the car. you can see the markings from the paintballs. the shootings happening within minutes of each other. the couple was walking down the street when sunshine shot at them. the same car was seen pulling up outside the morris home, a drug rehab center for people who are transgender. three people on the porch there were hit with paintballs.
all of the victims have welts sk where they were hit. if you have any information, call lis. >> now to your first alert forecast. take a look at the screen. check that out. movement on the radar. we are tracking storms that are threat k your friday night. and taking a live look at center city. it's dry right now. that rain is set to hit us for a few hours. there are a few clouds forming as well. as we look live at the river rink, people are enb joying the last few rain-free hours. >> when is that rain going to start and will it ruin the weekend? >> are we talking about that movement. >> we're all frightened now. it is going to be here between 7:00 and 9:00. it's not going to wash out your
whole night. have fun, enjoy. it's summer. just put that in the back of your mind 307 outside a spectacular look across philadelphia. 86 was our high today. the highest wind gust was 25 miles per hour. a quarter inch of rain earlier this morning. we'll pick up more tonight. and your sunset at 8:32. if you're not in the middle of a shower, you can enjoy the sunset. allentown at 84. it feels like 8 because of the moisture. how about wilmington where you see the mix of sun and clouds. winds outs of the west at 6 miles an hour. it feels like 88. we have a heat index. here's what you need to know. we'll be in the 80s ask 90s by tomorrow. and that's going to be over the next seven days. it will be humid at times. tomorrow will be the stickiest of the weekend days.
we have a beautiful and sunny sunday. so while we see a mix of sun and clouds for saturday, somebody may get one of the brief instability showers. the rain is going to return in full force tuesday through thursday of next week. so enjoy it while you can. here's our radar. you can see toward harrisburg you can see the line of showers and storms. it's moving in our direction. you see two huge watches. a lot of this is southward. it could clip southern parts of delaware, but you notice the ark is going into the more favorable moisture, warmer air mass, which is to the south of us. so hour by hour, here we are at 7:00. we could see showers across philadelphia. light showers. a thunderstorm or perhaps a brief heavy downpour by 8:00.
all the way from doils town through philadelphia and all of the shower should be in south jersey. out of here. and z maybe toward potstown, another shower or storm at 4:00 in the morning for philadelphia and then fairly quiet tomorrow. a a mix of sun and clouds. instability showers moving through in our afternoon with temperatures anywhere in the upper 80s and low 90s tomorrow. this is your sunday. going out to the shore, why not. water is 73 degrees. 89 on saturday. 82 on sunday. let's go to wilewood. 86 on saturday. 82 on sunday. let's take a look at your ten-day on 10. tomorrow will be a cooker and a steamy one with a very isolated shower here and there. 90 degrees. 86 on sunday.
much less humid. that's the pick day of the weekend for your plans. we're looking at 89 on your monday. a transition day. more humid, a a few more clouds and then the rain moves in. tuesday, wednesday thursday, i'm going to leave it out of friday. we're going to leave next weekend dry at this point. right now, you're looking a at thousands of pounds of food aimed at combattinged to. toyota teamed up to hand out 45,000 pounds of fresh fruits, vegetables and mump more to people in need. fill abundance says this time of year is critical when kids are out of school and may miss meals and go hungry. it is christmas for cat lovers this weekend. kittydelphia kicked off, a festival dedicated to all things feline. it features adoptable cats and even appearances by famous cats.
more tollers than we have. money made will support paws, a a no-kill shelter. so a great event supporting a a great cause. a fraud could be trying to scam you out of a four-legged friend. >> a new warning to keep you safe while pet shopping and avoid a rough purchase. and new at 6:00, no dunk in here. why one town took down the basketball hoops at its courts.
welcome back. savannah guthrie has a look at what's coming up on "nbc nightly news." >> hi, good to see you. ahead for us, the long awaited meeting wean president trump and vladimir putin and their disagreement over russian interference in the election. hackers targeting nuclear facility this is this country, the urgent warning from federal authorities tonight. and the surveillance video just released of the deadly driving accident involving venus williams. that's on "nbc nightly news" in just a few. >> thank you. losing out on cash in your search for companionship.
a warning about how your love for a pet could be used against you. harry hairston how scammers are leaving would-be pet owners broke and brokenhearted. >> suits and dresses we're marking down now. >> reporter: when you see lindsey williams at her hat and clothing store, you're likely to see her 9-year-old daughter by her side helping out. >> put some more summer hats up. >> reporter: williams says she always wanted a dog. so back in april they searched online looking for the perfect companion. >> there was a pet named harry. >> reporter: she called the number on the website and spoke to a woman about buying a yorky. >> she told e me harry costs around $800. i told her i don't have that kind of money. and she says, like, how much can
you afford to pay? >> reporter: williams tell us the woman agreed on $300 and promise d quick delivery. all williams had to do was western union the cash. >> harry would be on your steps tomorrow morning. >> reporter: but the pet never showed and days later williams realize she had been duped. >> you live, learn and pay for your learning never to do anything like this again. >> that's just too bad. williams said the website was taken down just days later. the phone number no longer works. here's some tips as you can protect yourself from this type of scam. stay away tr puppy sellers and insist on using money transfer services. and be cautious of sellers living in another country. someone offers to sell you a puppy for far below the market value, that should be a red flag. and folks, if possible, get the seller to meet you in person
with that puppy. >> you live, learn and afor your learning. >>. >> thank you. if you have a concern for nbc 10 responds, you seat number on your screen. we will respond to you. >> nbc 10 news at 6:00 is next. >> here are jim rosenfield and jacqueline london. >> up next at 6:00, two nooses found in philadelphia. >> why experts think it's part of a hateful trend. plus south street struggles. why police want to make it harder to park in the party district. also time out on the court. why a local town is tearing down the basketball hoops where reck league plays ball. we have some more rain headed our way, but the weekend is looking good the forecast you need tr your weekend plans, next at 6:00.
noose found hanging in center city. the second time a noose has turned up recently in philadelphia and a a civil rights group calling it part of a hateful national trend. good evening, i'm jim rosenfield. >> and i'm jacqueline london. today that noose was found hanging tr a tree in graduate hospital. last week one was left on a worker's desk inside the u.s. mint. aundrea cline-thomas explains why neighbors believe these incidents should be a wakeup call. >> reporter: the noose was in this tree. it's the latest series of hateful acts causing concern. just before 10:00 this morning in a busy neighborhood of graduate hospital, a noose was found by a passer by tucked in a tree at 18th and lumbar. the woman alerted penn opinion security, who called police. >> it's a symbol of a a lot of pain and this country's history. >> reporter: detectives are canvassing the neighborhood to