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search for a killer. a young woman's body is discovered in the woods in berks county. now one of her best friends is speaking to nbc10 as investigators look for clues. taking a knee. a local college quarterback is kicked off the team for protesting the national anthem. what he has to say and how his teammates are responding. tribute on the ice. emotional moments at a hockey game as the team honors victims and first responders of the
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vegas massacre. good morning this is "nbc10 news today," first look at 4. i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm via sikahema, we'll get to meteorologist krystal klei with the most accurate weather forecast. >> we're looking now at radar and satellite because on the board we've got clouds over the region currently. we're just seeing light showers that are edging up against berks, chester county. they're falling apart before they're making it in. i wouldn't be surprised if over the next few hours we get at least a few sprinkles over parts of the suburbs and lehigh valley, berks county, as well. we are already getting steady rain over part of sussex green. to the south, yellows and oranges, that's isolated thunderstorms that are mostly missing our area. probably could see spot storms. i think most will stay to the south. we've got more rain as the day progresses. this is not just some isolated action in the morning. it's some on and off showers
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throughout today and even into tomorrow, as well. here's the current temperatures, most of us in the 60s, although it is feeling maybe a little better than yesterday afternoon when we were in the 80s. 59 in pottstown. we're at 67 in philadelphia. 62 in mt. holly. 60 for allentown. lancaster, you're at 65. and 69 at the atlantic city marina. a lot of us still fairly warm for this time of year. during the morning hours, these temperatures look like more of what we would see in the afternoon for highs. we will be cooler than yesterday. today, our fall feel meter, going from is it still summer to a change in the air. the question is when do we get out to break out the flannel, maybe pumpkin spice everything. we'll tell you in a few minutes if we'll get into the 60s or lower the next few days. right now we have to talk traffic with jessica boyington. starting on the schuylkill expressway this morning, our cameras around 30th. looks like they're removing some of this construction here. you can still see right behind the graphic flashing lights up
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ahead. they're allowing cars to move through within the last second or so. this is the westbound side which we've had closed. it looks like they're ahead of schedule because that typically clears around 5:00. good news to report on the schuylkill expressway. there's a crash in hilltown township on route 309 southbound at 113. in bell mawr, construction on the black horse pike's southbound ramp to 295 southbound. traffic moving through that direction now is closed. they typically clear around 5:00, as well. so far, 295 is okay. it will be easy to detour around the scene, especially if you're heading southbound and moving toward the philadelphia area. vai and rosemary, back to you. >> thanks. today president trump will bring his tax overhaul plans to pennsylvania. the future of tax reform remains up in the air as the president continues his war of words with influential lawmakers. nbc's tracie potts has details from washington.
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>> reporter: taxes you can pay with a postcard. that's the promise from republicans. >> a middle-class miracle. this is a revolutionary change, and the biggest winners will be the everyday american workers as jobs start pouring into our country. >> reporter: here's the plan -- business taxes slashed to 20%. individual taxes narrowed to three brackets. >> the top rate on the wealthiest comes down, and the bottom rate on working class families goes up. what kind of plan is this? >> reporter: there would be fewer deductions, but the big ones, charitable donations and home mortgage interest, stay. the child tax credit expanded, the standard deduction doubled, the death tax mostly benefiting the wealthy, gone. easing your tax burden is expected to cost trillions of dollars. >> they have to find a way to pay for it if they want to make it work. >> this is a now or never
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moment. >> reporter: democrats urging the majority, don't do it alone. >> let's have hearings. let's have people. >> reporter: republicans insist their plan will create jobs and growth. they want to get it done by the end of this year. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >> nbc10 will be in harrisburg with president trump. you can look for live reports starting on nbc10 news this afternoon at 4:00. pennsylvania governor tom wolf wants a ban on bump stocks. the devices were used in last week's massacre in las vegas. they essentially turn semiautomatic guns into fully automatic weapons. several pennsylvania lawmakers have said they will introduce life to make them illegal. yesterday governor wolf announced his support for the plan. new jersey lawmakers have introduced a bill which would stop the sale and possession of bump stocks. if passed, dealers and people who own one will be required to surrender them to police within 90 days or face criminal charges. a high-powered rifle, 300
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rounds of ammo, and materials to make five pipe bombs. federal agents recovered all those items from the atlantic city house of a woman whom they say wanted to wreak havoc. according to atlantic city investigators, daniel deemers also known as danielle dealerem was trying to sell them for whatever she could get. a pair made the sale thursday, but it was to an undercover officer. most of the charges are related to the unlawful possession and sale of weapons. #vegasstrong. signs surrounded the rink as the las vegas golden knights honored the victims and first responders of the deadly shooting massacre. the team played their first home game beginning with an emotional tribute to the 58 people killed and hundreds more injured. >> to all the brave first responders that have worked tirelessly and courageously
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throughout the whole tragedy, we thank you. [ applause ] >> police, fire, medical, and military personnel escorted the players on to the ice. the team says remembering the victims and community was far more important than celebrating their first home game. 4:37. harvey weinstein's downfall continues as his wife announces that she's leaving him. georgina chapman called his actions unforgivable in a statement that she released yesterday. chapman also said her heart breaks for all the women who have suffered from his actions. in another shock to weinstein, the new yorker published an audio recording from an nypd sting operation involving the mogul and a model. >> i'm not doing anything with you. i'm trying to -- >> i know, i'm sorry, i -- >> don't come -- >> yesterday was stressful for me. i need to know i won't be touched. >> i won't do a thing. >> superstars gwyneth paltrow and angelina jolie said yesterday that weinstein
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harassed them, as well. they're part of a growing list of accusers who said they couldn't come forward earlier because of weinstein's power. 4:38. taking a stand. a local college quarterback takes a knee during the national anthem and is kicked off the team. why the school says they made the decision, and why some teammates say he broke their trust. left in ruins. wildfires rip through neighborhoods in california leaving more than a dozen people dead and destroying everything in their path. the fight to save lives and homes. and coming up new at 5:00 -- >> that was probably the hardest phone call i think i've had in my life. >> nbc10's tammy sousa shares her son's story of survival after doctors discovered that he had a brain tumor. the warning signs every parent needs to know. what's new from light and fit? greek nonfat yogurt with zero artificial sweeteners. real fruit and 90 calories...
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heartbreak and a search for answers after a woman is murdered. the body of madison walb was discovered in berks county. how she died remains a mystery. matt delucia joins us live from the heidelberg police department with more on what we're learning from investigators. matt? >> reporter: right, rosemary. during an autopsy a couple of days ago, it was determined that madison walb was murdered. the big question is why and how this happened. take a look. this is a photo of the 23-year-old who was from reading. her body was found in a wooded area sunday off of riegel road. the road is secluded. investigators have a lot of work to do in figuring out what exactly happened here. we spoke with one of madison's best friends yesterday who can't believe something like this would happen to someone she knew so well and why someone would want to kill her. police are waiting on toxicology tests. perhaps that might shed light on what happened here and what's going on with the case.
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those answers will not come for at least several more weeks. until then, berks county detectives do hope that someone comes forward with more information. for now, live in lower heidelberg, berks county, nbc10 news. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with you now and a check of the roads. we're watching the schuylkill expressway. around route 202 is the camera i have behind me here. we're still watching some of that construction where we have single-file lanes moving through at least on this westbound side right here. we can see the construction crew up ahead. in between the conshohocken curve and around 202, we're watching the work. again, that typically clears around 5:00. hopefully that will be out of the way soon. we'll be watching that. there's also a crash on hilltop township, southbound around route 13. and in telemensen, sumneytown
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pike. temperatur speeds on the turnpike so far, so good. west and east route 1 to valley forge, speeds up and into the 60s. of course, updates when i come back. and in ten minutes, updates on some of the construction spots. >> moving out the door, we'll have some on and off rain showers pretty much throughout the entire day and even into your thursday, as well. looking at the radar and satellite view, some of the steadiest rain into berks county, chester county, you're up next for the lightest rain to move through. there's the steadier rain taking over most of sussex county. the heavier pockets, yellows, oranges showing up on the radar returns. and the lightning south of us down in maryland. let's talk about our day throughout our planners here. 4:43 this morning. the temperature is 67. that's the temperature more typically this time of year you would see as the afternoon high. we are still warmer than average but not as warm as yesterday. that's the good news if you're not loving the 80s.
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70 at 10:00 a.m. we'll turn to the mid 70s this afternoon. that's where we'll stop. this is about a ten-degree difference from yesterday's high temperatures. and notice the winds coming in from the east will help keep us on the cooler side. instead of that southwest flow, you've got the east flow. that changes things for us. delaware, 68 degrees for right now. 73 at noon. around mid 70s in the afternoon with on and off rain showers rolling by. you could say the same in the pennsylvania suburbs. low 70s for highs. and rain on tap for our wednesday. we'll time that rain out with your future model coming up in a few minutes. >> all right. thank you. about a quarter of 5:00. a role modern-turned real model. a delaware mom's story of strength and how it made her the face of a store's new marketing campaign. and preparing for the panthers. why the coach says he's showing more trust in quarterback carson wentz. we'll tell you who won't be taking the field on thursday.
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wildfires whipping up nightmare conditions in northern california have now killed at least 17 people. >> the fires have also destroyed more than 2,000 buildings. jay gray shows the devastation in napa. >> reporter: the haunting orange glow bounces across the night sky. the flames rage out of control, swallowing everything in their path. already gone, more than 100,000 acres. dozens of neighborhoods and thousands of homes and businesses. >> my god. >> reporter: 17 wildfires are burning across california right now, blamed for at least 17 deaths. and close to 200 injuries. more than 100 people are still missing. the flames continue to spread. >> the fires are still out there. they are actively growing. >> reporter: and still forcing many families to grab whatever they can and get out. >> we drove through the fence. he smashed through it. and then we drove right over
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atop all the flames, down aurora lane which is burning on either side. >> reporter: pushed by winds gusting to at times 70 miles per hour and leaving behind ashes and rubble. unable to sear away the resolve of survivors. >> we're americans, we will survive. we will rebuild and move on. all of us. >> reporter: that can't start until the fires are stopped. jay gray, nbc news, napa, california. now to this news -- he says he took a knee to take a stand. a local college quarterback tells us his coach kicked him off the football team for kneeling during the national anthem. >> this incident comes as the nfl considers a new approach for how it handles player protests. when jyree duranty said he would continue to stand up for what he believes at the all-bright college in reading. he was let go after taking the
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knee for the national anthem during the second time this weekend. two of his former teammates told us the players had agreed to stand as a team and that durante broke their trust. >> we trusted him throughout the week after he told us time and time again that he was going to stand. when you can't have a player on a team that you can trust, they have to go. >> we're brothers. we love each other. the fact that he lied to everybody is -- he deserves that. >> i would tell you, you fight for what you believe in and never back down to nobody. you don't bow to no one. >>drante's family -- duranty's family said, this is bigger than football. they hope this motivates him even more to fight racism. the nfl says controversy over player protests will be front and center at next week's owners meetings. commissioner goodell says the league will consider a rule mandating players stand during the national anthem. the code says they should stand for the national anthem. that wording might change to must stand. in a message to all 32 team
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owners, goodell said the anthem issue is dividing the nfl from fans. he said the league needs to get past this controversy. a show of unity after an act of hate. this was the scene on the field before yesterday's soccer match between quakertown and cheltenham high schools. it shows the players all standing together during the national anthem. a group called quakertown community outreach also held signs apologizing to students from cheltenham for an incident involving rock throwing and racial slurs at a game last week. the school district says the students involved in that incident have been suspended. knowledge is power. that was the message during a fireside chat on women's financial security in chester county. >> if you are wondering where tracy davidson is this morning, she's probably sleeping in. that's because she was at the event last night. she was all part of the conversation here in westchester. the event helped to raise awareness about financial security initiatives. and last night's event raised more than $10,000 for the
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domestic violence center of chester county. ten minutes before 5:00 a.m. and cooler temperatures this morning. 67 degrees. it's been in the 70s the last few mornings. >> we'll take it. we'll definitely take it. something tells me it may be short-lived. up and down this month of october. meteorologist krystal klei starting us off. fill us in. >> october has been with 80s, strange to see. we will notice a cooldown and this is part of the reason why. rain is moving in. snag the umbrella before you head out. you're going to have to worry about this all day long. now it's not going to be a washout. you can tell from the current picture. instead, light showers in berks, close to chester county, passing through parts of lancaster. the steadier rain is farther south. this will regenerate showers through the day. on and off rain in the forecast. not a washout. it's not going to be as heavy as we saw a couple of days ago. you will notice the rain.
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we'll go through the hour-by-hour model. this model through 10:00 a.m. is underplaying things, i think. i think spotting showers here certainly are possible by 10:00 a.m. a little more of the steady rain over sussex county, even cape may county, the southern tip, could see some of the steadier rain activity moving through. now the heaviest stuff is to the south for now. look as we get into the afternoon. scattered showers in waves passing on by. this is at 2:30. we go through 6:00, not a huge difference. the commute home, you might need to use the windshield wipers with the scattered showers. note, though, this is not any strong to severe weather. thunderstorms, isolated at best, around the southernmost edge of the viewing area. everyone else, scattered showers. it lasts into thursday morning. this is 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, back on, still going to be talking about at least some rain passing through. it will linger farther south into the afternoon. really doesn't break down entirely until the evening hours. you're going to notice today, tomorrow, definitely on the rainier side than what we saw yesterday.
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here's the current weather setup. we're at 67 degrees in philadelphia, a little bit of an improvement from yesterday. the warmer air is starting to sink to the south. we've got cool air building, and the storm's center will roll this way. that will provide cooler conditions. and the wrap-around effect will pull in the east flow which means that helps with keeping temperatures down a bit in comparison to yesterday. yesterday we made it to the 80s. today we will cap in the 70s. 75 the high in philadelphia. then look at this -- by thursday, we're finally feeling like fall. 66 degrees for our forecast high. still scattered showers. friday, mostly cloudy and 69. already starting to tick back up. didn't rosemary say i don't think it's going to last long? it's not. we'll feel fall for a brief period of time. 72 today to 63 tomorrow in the suburbs. 67 on friday. in the lehigh valley and berks county, you see the chance of showers linger through thursday. that's the same deal in new jersey. at the shore in delaware, we could even see spot showers friday evening as those temperatures sit in the 60s.
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we'll talk about your weekend coming up in the next half hour. >> see you in a few minutes. about five or six minutes before 5:00 a.m. we'll check the admiral wilson in camden. >> that's right. jessica boyington keeping an eye on south jersey. her roots. what's going on out there? >> yeah. coming from that direction and heading into philadelphia, used to make that drive so much. admiral wilson boulevard, the ben franklin bridge toll plaza in here. so far, so good. not seeing any problems. the bridges are good, too. keep checking in with them, especially for scheduled openings over the tacony palmyra or burlington bristol bridge but not yet. in bell mawr, if you are in jersey, before you get there, route 168 to the black horse pike southbound to 295 southbound, currently blocked with a construction project. they typically clear around now. hopefully they're on or close to schedule. seems like they will be because they usually are. we're watching that, too. another crash at sumneytown pike. and mass transit looks on or close to schedule for amtrak,
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septa, new jersey transit, and patco. >> looking good. thanks. 4:54 on this wednesday. a show of strength. how a local woman's battle against breast cancer attracted the attention of a clothing company. now she's the new face of its marketing campaign. (alex trebek) seasons change.
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her face in the company's windows but hopes the campaign will remind more women to take care of themselves. the eagles will probably be without lane johnson and wendell smallwood thursday as the carolina panthers didn't practice yesterday. fletcher cox did. we'll see if he returns. carson wentz has been taking more control on the field and changing plays at the line of scrimmage. before the tori smith touchdown, peterson called the play. carson saw the way was play was set up and awedbled what you're seeing there. he says players like this is the owen he's showing more and more trust in carson. >> coach and i, talk to him once a day. i go into his office, sometimes more than once, twice, three times even. just -- we have really mutual respect where we can have that open dialogue. >> and we're sending the dynamic duo to the game. john clark of nbc sports
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philadelphia and nbc10's keith jones will be in charlotte with a special eagles game day kickoff thursday night at 7:00 followed by "eagles game day plan." >> we'll be watching closely. now for more of the stories we're following now on nbc10 news at 5:00 a.m. -- >> president in pennsylvania. we're taking a closer look at the tax plan trump will out to today. what it entails and how it could impact your family. childcare scramble. health concerns over mold closed a school district. now the mad rush for parents finding an alternative for their kids. a-list accusers. high-profile actresses join the growing list of women who say a hollywood producer sexually harassed them. good morning, this is "nbc10 news today." thanks for being with us, i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm via sikahema. we have rain on the radar, and showers set to dampen your commute. let's start with meteorologist
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krystal klei with the most accurate weather forecast. >> you may have noticed on the radar view, a lot of the action still out of reach of most of the viewing area. you're not talking a ton of rain. light showers moving through berks county and edging into chester county. then steadier rain sitting over sussex county. over sussex county, we are looking at just spots of thunderstorms just to the south. in maryland, but could see an isolated thunderstorm there. this is going to continue to move along from west to east. so more rain to come throughout the day is what we have in the forecast. look at the live view. this is not going to be a constant rain. we don't have a front or some kind of storm system that's set up over us. instead there's a nice moisture push that's starting to move in. this will provide the on and off rain showers that we've been talking about for the last few days. current temperatures, 60s. a little better for some of us than yesterday morning. we're at 62 in mt. holly. 60 in allentown. dover at 69. atlantic city, you're at 64 degrees. as we go through the next


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