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producer inspired her to step forward and talk about her own experience with assault and harassment. at the top on this wednesday, good morning. this is "nbc10 news today," i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm katy zachry. we'll get right to meteorologist krystal klei with the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. cool, not as cold as yesterday, though, which people will like waking up to. >> yeah. very close in a few spots. a few more, though, are warmer, like wilmington, philadelphia, and trenton. instead of 30s, we're at 43 degrees in trenton. look at philly. instead of 42, we're at 48. in wilmington, 44, as well. the numbers may drop a couple of degrees before we hit the official low today. no matter what, snag a jacket. it's still cold farther north. upper 30s in pottstown, millville reporting at 40. i showed you a moment ago some of our jersey shore neighborhood temperatures that are in the low to mid 30s this morning. that chill is definitely
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present. feeling like fall. here's the radar and satellite view. not a thing to track out there. no rain. no clouds. it will stay that way. today like yesterday is going to be a sunny and really nice day ahead. why so nice? the warmup will be a little greater than yesterday. 48 at 8:00 a.m., 62 by 11:00 a.m. we're talking near 70s for some. we'll look for closely at that coming up in a five minutes. now we'll go to traffic with jessica boyington. >> thanks. starting on the vine street expressway, we're open. it's after 5:00 now anyway. even if we weren't open this morning, we'd be open by now. watching it around 24th street here westbound toward the schuylkill expressway. here eastbound toward 95. so far so good there. also watching 295 around our cameras at the black horse pike. right near route 168. looks like the construction project we were watching a second ago has cleared. we're good to go in both directions on 295. we'll end with the drive times on the p.a. turnpike. both directions east and west from route 1 to valley forge just a 22-minute trip with
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speeds into the 60s. >> thanks. developing this morning, a teenager is shot in new castle. now the rush is on to help him get the lifesaving treatment that that teen needs. he has been in critical condition and police are looking for the person who pulled the trigger. matt delucia is live at the new castle county police department to tell us more about what he's learning. matt? >> reporter: and rosemary and katy, police have been working on this case throughout the night trying to track down the shooter. this happened around 10:00 on the 200 block of highland boulevard in new castle. this is part of a town home development along the block there. not along any major roads. the police are trying to figure out who fired the gun and why. they've been talking with neighbors, trying to gather more information to help them get leads to track down this person. other than that small amount of informati information, police aren't releasing too much at this point. there have not been any arrests.
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we've been working to try and get updates on that. we hope to learn more as the morning goes on. for now, that team is in critical condition at the hospital. we'll let you know of any updates. live in new castle, nbc10 news. new overnight in philadelphia, police say someone stabbed a man in the back and left him to die on another person's front porch. the knife was still stuck in his back. this happened in the west oak lane neighborhood of the city. right now the killer is still on the loose. investigators tell us they found the man dead at a house on north 20th around 11:30 last night. the knife stuck in his back. the victim does not live at that house, and police don't know where the stabbing exactly happened. in wilmington, police investigating the deaths of two children who drowned in a bathtub say the mother accused in their deaths was worried about deportation. authorities are holding coola pallima on $2,000 board of health. she was arraigned in the deaths of her infant son and a
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5-year-old boy in her care. police say she called them hours before the killings worried about her immigration status after federal officials detained her boyfriend. a local immigrant advocate says fear of deportation can cause a lot of distress and, in some cases, make people desperate. >> i don't know how desperate she was, and i hope that people look for help. but you know, if something -- it's the reason that people make so many sacrifices and they're here. >> that advocate calls on immigrants who feel so desperate to contact organizations like hers based in norristown, montgomery county, for help. new at 5:00, the first people to come under fire from the las vegas shooter are sitting down with ellen degeneres today. jesus exp jesus campos is a security guard and was in the hallway during the shooting.
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campos is trying to heal mentally from the terrifying experience. >> that's when stephen was approaching, and i told him to stay back and get cover. that's when more rounds were disper dispersed. >> right. wow. so -- and i mean, really he saved your life. >> i think the acts of humanity were major that night. i want to thank jesus again from my family and all my friends and everybody for saving my life. >> a real hero. ellen surprised both men who are big football fans with tickets to their favorite teams' games. she also announced a $25,000 donation to the las vegas victims' fund in jesus' name thanks to shutterfly. watch the interview this afternoon beginning at 3:00 p.m. ex-penn state football coach jerry sandusky says he deserves a new trial. today around noon we'll find out if a judge agrees. according to sandusky, his lawyers did not adequately represent him when a jury convicted him in 2012 of
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molesting ten boys. if sandusky gets a new trial, court observers expect he'll try to be released on bail. racist pumpkin carvings are ste center of an investigation -- at the center of an investigation at chester county high school. the online post shows current and former coatesville students with the pumpkins. one has "kkk" carved into it, another has a swastika. the school says it didn't happen on school ground, but they are working with authorities to discipline the students. the school is calling the post intolerable and reprehensible. students in south jersey will begin classes at a temporary location as their school and employees and principals there deal with a mold problem. whitehall elementary school students will report to williamstown middle school this morning. the entire monroe district was shot down last week when -- was shut down last week when mold was found at several schools. last night leaders held an emergency meeting to inform parents of the temporary
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building and transition for kids. one administrator said kids walked out happy with the plan. >> i am so happy and proud of the teachers of the middle school and whitehall because they have taken so much time out of their personal time to make sure that the transition is going to be so smooth and that our kids are so taken care of. >> holly glen elementary was the first school in the district to show mold. it could take months before that building is remediated. meantime, a philadelphia school that's been dealing with its own mold problems will reopen today. students in john b. kelly elementary in germantown will return this morning. the school in germantown has been closed since thursday when traces of mold were found in the ventilation system. let's talk about the perfect forecast. today is the day we start discussing the word "perfect." cold morning, sunny day. warmer afternoon than yesterday. if the low 60s were a little too low for you, today we'll bump it up a notch.
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also low humidity and light winds. i mean, you can't complain about this. it's going to be so nice outside. a little warmer than average for this time of year. kind of the fall chill in the morning. not so much in the afternoon. there's a frost advisory. it's through the jersey shore neighborhoods. we'll take a closer look. cumberland county through atlantic county. the southern half of burlington county, and it extends through ocean city, as well. these are areas where low to mid 30s are possible. more so mid 30s than low. we may sneak a few in across the region. widespread frost is possible as a result of that. sensitive plants most likely to be affected, although it's best to bring pets in. it's beginning to get too cold at night. let's look at the temperature trend. in philadelphia, 46 degrees to start. sunny as can be throughout the entire day. and then 69 degrees the temperature around 3:00 p.m. this is the warmup i was talking about. yesterday high of 61. today talking temperatures near 70 for the highs. in the suburbs, 41 at 7:00 a.m. 68 by 3:00. upper 60s as well in the lehigh
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valley, besrks county, plenty o sun. mid 40s up against the waterline. but this is cooler just a little bit into some of the shore neighborhoods like i mentioned. and then in the afternoon, many locations close to 70 for those afternoon highs. we'll talk about how warm we go by the weekend coming up. >> thanks for that update. let's check the roads now with first alert traffic reporter, jessica boyington. >> keeping an eye on the cameras, what are you seeing? >> yeah. still watching construction on 422 now just around the cameras at route 23. so both directions at least with drive times are doing fine. you can still see some construction vehicles over into the right-hand shoulder, though. traffic still is getting by there, and eastbound toward the schuylkill not really dealing with much -- many problems. still watching the schuylkill expressway. so still seeing a little construction around conshohocken. east and westbound now, drive times pretty light. 12 minutes on the eastbound side from the blue route to the vine. moving into center city, speeds into the mid 60s there, too. we'll end in new jersey.
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here's the 42 freeway, just around creek road. here's northbound, that's moving up toward the philadelphia area. or if you have to get to 295, you can head that direction, too. no problems right now. back to you. >> thanks for that. naked and accused of trying to lure a girl away from school. nbc10 talks to the bystander who helped police nab the suspect. dangerous disorder. it could be keeping you up at night and impacting your overall health. we'll explain why you should get tested if you think you're suffering from sleep apnea. all eyes will be on the stock market today. yesterday the dow shattered yet another record. what it means for your money and what to expect next.
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a bizarre scene at a philadelphia high school. a nude man tried to grab a teen right off the street. nbc10 spoke to a bystander who told us he watched the scene unfold and helped police tackle the suspect. >> he was nude.
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he was butt naked. butt naked. you know, stuff everywhere. he was everywhere. he looked like he was going to some -- on a drug or medication, needs help. i don't know. he was around here messing with these kids. he grabbed one of the girls. >> according to investigators, it happened around 3:30 yesterday afternoon on malvern avenue near the science leadership academy. the suspect tried to grab a 14-year-old girl. the witness who helped tackle the man says he made rude remarks while a nearby security guard handcuffed him. our week-long series aimed at helping you get a better night's sleep continues with a dangerous disorder. more than a quarter of all americans suffer from sleep apnea and many don't know they have it. the disorders restricts air flow making you wake up. people with high blood pressure, heart disease, and depression have it more often. if destroys your quality of sleep, putting you and others at risk. joseph lee has a family history of sleep apnea, and he remembers
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occasionally dozing off while driving. he says when he was a student he realized one night he was more than just tired. >> there was even photos of me from college falling asleep at a rush concert during the middle of the band playing. my friend took a picture of me because i dozed off. >> pretty unbelievable. li got treatment and says his sleep is much better now. he uses a common device, a cpap machine, a mask that forces open your airways while you sleep. experts say you can also get surgery, use oral appliances, or actually have a nerve treatment. similar to a pacemaker. jess, you and -- in the last hour you shared secrets with us for -- not secrets but basically your sleep routine. that's the one big question you get. >> all the time. pretty much the one thing that i get more than anything. what time do you go to bed or wake up. we start at 4:00 a.m.
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there's the no make-up selfie where it starts. @jessicaboyington on instagram. i can't sleep if i can't feel clean, i take wipes and wipe everything off my face or take a shower. i tuck in the dogs because if they don't sleep, i don't sleep. third, i sleep in shifts. i sleep a few hours in the afternoon. after i wake up, work out, have dinner, back to bed around 9:00 and start the process all over again. i keep my bedroom super cold because if not i can't sleep at all. i can't sleep if i'm warm. >> here's my question -- are the dogs on your sleep schedule now? they wake up -- >> they are back in their beds waiting -- they don't -- so embarrassing. they don't actually go to sleep until i put a blanket on them. they start offed c efed -- star crying about it. they get back in bed. hello. they are on my schedule. it's nice. somebody's got to be. >> yeah. >> okay.
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other people that want the blanky pulled over them this morning, basically all of our viewers. it's cold out there now. >> right. >> great sleeping weather. >> it is good sleeping weather. unfortunately we will not be doing any sleeping this morning. here's a look at your new jersey neighborhood temperatures. this is one of the spots that has some of the chilliest temperatures this morning. a little different from yesterday, the lehigh valley and berks county. some parts of south jersey and on along parts of the jersey shore neighborhoods. let's look at the new jersey temperatures. piney holly, 38. apco, 40. 43 in turnersville. 33. pemberton at 35. as is typical, princeton running the race here, 33 degrees for the temperature currently. a little warmer in florence at 43. numbers are chilly to start with. as we progress through the day, we'll get warmer. i'll show you that in a minute. let's talk philly neighborhoods now. they are warmer, as well, than just in new jersey. just over the river. 49 in society hill. 45 in west mt. airy.
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fox chase at 48 degrees. some of the temperatures are warmer, i believe especially around center city. the urban heat island effect. concrete building, things that hold in heat during the day. it takes longer for them to release during the night. the temperatures can't cool as much. i think that's why we're seeing the difference. some of the areas that are more open land in new jersey cooled off overnight. warming today. clear, cool conditions. high pressure will really start to strengthen today. you know i call this the bubble. an area of high pressure that doesn't let anything in. it's a weather pattern that keeps us dry and starts to warm temperatures if it sticks in an area. it will stick for just days as we progress. 70s the forecast for center city. 69 at lansdale. and 69 in kutztown. 71 in trenton. near the 70s for the shore. and same deal in delaware. hour by hour model, we're clear as we go through the day. clear into the night, as well. because of temperatures in the afternoon rising, the
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temperatures overnight won't be as cold as we begin your thursday. they really climb in the days to come. we'll look at that coming up in the next half hour. >> we'll see you shortly. thanks. 5:19 now on this wednesday. something tells me this morning people may have the heat on as they head to work or head to school. >> definitely. >> it will be down by the end of the day. >> yeah. walk to the car. home will be a different story. >> right. >> it feels like fall. >> it feels like that. getting to work may be a challenge for people on 76. >> i can't help with what to wear, but i can tell you what's going on the roads. conshohock conshohocken, westbound, an off ramp blocked with construction. all lanes are still open. traffic is getting by the scene in the west and eastbound sides. drive times still look okay. we're watching that off ramp, of course. there's a crash at the pike and tomlinson road. 95 moving through delaware. we're watching this here. both directions look okay, northbound from 295 to 495, a ten-minute trip. speeds still into the 60s.
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same goes for the southbound side. >> all right. thanks. brave step forward. accusations against a hollywood producer have inspired an a-list actress to share her story of assault and harassment. and keeping bullies at bay. a popular social media site is reworking their hate policy. plus, high hopes for the stock market. we're coming off of a record-breaking day for the dow. what that means for your money and what's in store for today. paulsboro's a very proud community.
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it's been on the decline with the closing of the refineries and there's no jobs in the community. if there's no jobs, there's no education, there's no food on the table. what's important is the children. steve sweeney... he fought for 'em. this is where he's from. steve sweeney's been here since the beginning. steve spearheaded the whole project and really brought it to fruition. it would've never been done without steve. it was a pride in building this port and then knowing that we're coming back.
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new accusations against harvey weinstein and his business partner and brother, bob weinstein. a partner who helped produce a show by the weinstein company said bob weinstein made repeated romantic gestures toward her. his attorney refutes the allegations. harvey weinstein has resigned from the company board after several actresses accused him of rape, assault, and
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sexuality. the company fired him as co-chair for the month but he remained on the board until yesterday. weinstein's spokesperson denied allegations of nonconsensual sexual encounters. actress reese witherspoon says the recent scandal prompted her own experiences with assault and harassment to come back "vividly." during the "elle" women in hollywood awards, she said a director assaulted her when she was just 16 years old. she did not name the director. witherspoon says she regrets not speaking up about the experience at the time. 5:24 on this wednesday. new this morning, twitter is vowing to crack down on sexual harassment and hate speech with new policy changes. the site will take actions against people using hate speech or violence. they will delete postings with nonconsensual nude images and make it easier to report unwanted sexual advances.
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twitter will be rolling these out in the coming weeks. this morning, all eyes on the stock market for the first time ever. the dow hit 23,000. that means your 401(k)s and pensions probably made a little money this year. a boost. kate rogers with the cnbc business news to follow us in on the market today. fingers crossed, kate. i don't know, what's the likelihood of a repeat? >> reporter: i'm not going to make any bets on that, but it is possible because wall street could continue its upward trend today following a mixed session. the dow did break above 23,000 for the first time, but it did fail to close above that level. it took just 53 trading sessions for the day to go from 22,000 to 23,000. you can look for data on housing starts. the dow closing up 40 points yesterday. so close to that 23,000 mark to 22,997, and the nasdaq slipped a fraction to 6,623. back to you. >> all right.
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kate rogers with cnbc. thanks. coming up, controversial comments. what one lawmaker says the president told the wife of a fallen soldier about her dead husband. pulling for puerto rico. today a group is leaving the lehigh valley for washington to demand action. they say precious resources on the island are being wasted.
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chris brown: a fighter for the working men and women of atlantic county. brown fought for what's right by taking on trenton special interests and standing up to chris christie's takeover of atlantic city. he fought to protect jobs in our region and to defeat the north jersey casinos. and now brown is working to keep atlantic county affordable for families and retirees. let's keep chris brown fighting for us. chris brown for state senate, he's on our side.
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after 8 years of chris christie, is kim guadagno the change new jersey really needs? guadagno is christie's hand-picked successor. says she's "proud to be part of the christie administration." guadagno was chris christie's right hand as our schools came under attack, critical services were underfunded, and our credit rating was downgraded...11 times. from the bridge to the beach, we've seen it all, and we've had enough. kim guadagno isn't the change we need.
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rallying for puerto rico. people leaving for puerto rico and their demands for helping hurricane victims. what was said to a widow. new, a lawmaker claims the president made an insensitive remark to the wife of a fallen soldier. ♪ here they come. are you ready for the 76ers' home opener tonight? the team's star isn't happy with the plan for his play time.
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lots to get into there. we will get to it. good morning, this is "nbc10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm katy zachry. 5:30 on the dot. let's start with meteorologist krystal klei. she has more on this chilly weather this morning, but what's going to heat up later today and continue for the next few days. hi. >> yeah, it's actually going to be nice over the next few days. if you loved yesterday's temperature in the afternoon, you're going to take a pause on the fall conditions. we're in a warming trend. not necessarily this morning, though. it is still chilly to start. you've got to snag a jacket before you head out the door. what you do not need is an umbrella, rain boots, anything like that. it's dry. we're at 41 in allentown and 48 in philadelphia. that's a notable difference. yesterday morning we were in the low 40s. low to upper 40s, chilly but not as bad. 41 at mt. holly. we're at 40 in vineland. some spots over parts of south jersey are in the low to mid 30s. heads up, that's where the

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