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around schuylkill avenue. northbound and southbound around 30th street station, walnut, chestnut, market street, too, they have the closure in place. it's going to be there for so long, a lot of travelers headed toward the 30th street station, that will primarily affect cars getting to the schuylkill expressway onramp. watching that for you, of course. at least a heads up so you know to give yourself extra time before you head out the door. on the schuylkill expressway at 30th, we're closed in between the vine street expressway at the south street area. that project typically lasts until about 5:00 in the morning. another one in bell mawr. the -- bell mawr. the southbound ramp whichever way you're headed is closed this morning and will be closed for the next hour or so. we'll keep our eyes on that and updates in about ten minutes. 4:00 a.m. now decision 2017. today is election day across our
area. >> and the race getting the most attention is the battle for new jersey governor. democrat phil murphy is taking on republican kim guadagno. both have been criss-crossing the state in a last-minute push for support. in just hours, it will be up to the people of new jersey to make the decision. nbc10's matt delucia joins us live from cherry hill. what can voters expect? >> reporter: vai and tracy, this is the day that new jersey voters will decide the next governor, who will succeed chris wallace in the governor's office here. one of the polling locations is here in cherry hill. all the locations open at 6:00 this morning. democrat phil murphy is scheduled to vote in monmouth county at noon. before he casts his ballot, he is scheduled to make two stops here in south jersey including a get out the vote rally in swedesboro and another stop in
burlington county. republican kim guadagno is scheduled to cast her vote in monmouth county, as well. both candidates have been pushing hard since the primary in june. guadagno is the current lieutenant governor, so she is looking to slide up to the top spot. you may see officials helping with legal issues, that of course to ensure the integrity of the election. once again, polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 8:00 p.m. for now live in cherry hill, matt delucia, nbc10 news. one of the other races we'll be keeping an eye on is the race for philadelphia district attorney. this race pits beth grossman against larry krasner. grossman is a longtime prosecutor already working in the d.a.'s office. krasner is a civil rights and defense attorney who spent decades working in the philadelphia justice system. as you would expect, grossman and krasner differ on key issues. philadelphia's designation as a sanctuary city is one of those top issues.
grossman says she cannot endorse the designation but will enforce the law as set by mayor kenney. krasner fully supports being a sanctuary city and will resist the president's policies if need be. philadelphia's last top railroad, seth williams, resigned after -- prosecutor, seth williams, resigned after admitting to bribes for political favors. in delaware, no elections today, the next primary election is nearly a year away in september of 2018. new details about the man who turned a texas house of worship into a mass murder scene. gunman devin patrick kelley may have been hunting for his mother-in-law when he opened fire on the church. there's no clear motive for the shooting that killed 26, many of them thinner. police say -- them children.
police say kelley recently sent his mother-in-law threatening texts. they stopped short of calling the spree revenge. one eyewitness watched in horror as a victim ran from the church. >> one of the victims was running like this, he had blood all over his arms and face. and we let him in. he said, "there's a shooter. there's a shooter, he shot everybody in there. my family's in. there my family." he just collapsed there. >> kelley had a history of domestic violence against his wife and child and was discharged from the air force for bad conduct. religious leaders in our area say they upped security in 2015 when a white supremacist shot up a church in south carolina. after the latest shooting, they tell us they struggle in making sanctuaries a place where people feel both welcome and safe.
>> i pray that it doesn't have to get to that type of place that we have to have metal detectors. that would take away from the worship experience and getting in touch with god. >> leaders we talked with say they're divided over whether they should bring in outside security. pennsylvania's state capitol was bathed in the colors of the texas flag, red, white, and blue. governor wolf of pennsylvania says they stand in solidarity with the people of sutherland springs. we have continuing coverage on the nbc10 app. learn more about how the gunman was caught. a sheriff is said to have tormented a woman by calling her a homewrecker and often talked about a woman avenues private parts. the woman said the abuse was so bad that she had to take a leave of absence because working with
williams was affecting her health. williams would not comment on specifics but issued this statement reading in part, "the office of the sheriff of philadelphia city and county is aware of the allegations and categorically and in the strongest possible fashion denies each one." 4:06. in radnor township, leaders have 45 days to find a new township commissioner. former commissioner phillip arr resigned yesterday. investigators found he had more child pornography in his possession, this time on the township-issued ipad. at the meeting, the board of commissioners began the task of finding a new member and leader. they'll also have to work to rebuild the trust of community members, many of who woman had a lot of questions -- many of whom had a lot of questions. >> did you hear prior to october 19th, 2017, that phil arr was being investigated for child pornography? no answer -- >> not answering the question,
it does speak loudly, but it's not a denial. >> scale of one to ten, how much do you trust the public officials? >> zero. >> a rule in radnor laws prevented them from ousting arr earlier. in his letter, arr said, "i apologize for the personal mistakes i have made and embarrassment i have caused that has damaged the public's trust." 4:07. 45 degrees. now to breaking news. a house fire in the germantown neighborhood. we're live on the scene. they're getting water on it. the scene on mannheim street. there are reports of people trapped in the back of the twin home. as we get information, we'll bring it to you live. the guilt or innocence of senator bob menendez is up to a jury this morning. he's accused of taking gifts from a doctor in exchange for political favors. the favors allegedly involved selling a nearly $9 million
medicare billing dispute. it is crisp and cool outside. right now it sure feels like late fall. >> as we approach winter, pico has advice to save you and your family some money. they remind people to clean air vents, check weather stripping around the doors and windows, add storm windows and doors for better insulation. pico says it installed nearly 75,000 feet of underground natural gas lines which are more durable during extreme weather. and severe winter weather week continues. vai and i will join members of the first alert weather teem franklin mills mall. you can see storm force 10, get nbc10 freebies. we'll be there at 11:00 this morning. you can drop by throughout the day until 5:00. this is to help get you ready for the winter weather that's headed our way. >> yeah. yesterday would have been a good day, nice and warm. st still nice today, just cooler. bill? >> until the afternoon when the rain moves. in easton will definitely see
that. right now, colder. the temperatures have fallen into the 30s in easton. and the suburbs, while it's in the low 40s in delaware, south jersey, philadelphia. some of the numbers are really coming down under clear skies. not a lot of wind. temperatures don't feel a whole lot colder than they are now. 39 in uclyn township. usually cold -- a minus nearly 10,000 degrees. computers, what are you going to do? 36 in elroy. 34 in milford. gladwin at 40. temperatures will climb, but running into rain this afternoon. it's well to the west. clouds are off to the west this morning. this is the rain that's moving through the ohio valley right now. notice just to the north, in the northern edge of this precipitation, northern indiana, that's a little bit of snow. we may see some of that in our area, just to the north. allentown, pottstown, philadelphia, only getting rain out of this one. it will be dry this morning, 46
degrees at 9:00. look at the clouds moving in. by lunchtime, there's the rain just creeping in from the west. it arrives by early in the afternoon for allentown and reading. that's 2:00 in the afternoon. look at the rain spreading across delaware and south jersey. it will be in the low 50s in millville. upper 40s for pottstown and doylestown at 2:00. then steadier rain at 5:00. the most rainfall out of this is going to be falling across delaware and south jersey. you'll see some light rain in allentown and pottstown. look at that -- a few spots of a little snow mixing in with the raindrops. temperatures could be too warm for that to stick. don't be surprised if you're traveling north if you see snowflakes mixing in later in the day. showers continue during the evening hours. this is 11:00 in the evening. they fizzle in reading and allentown, but still going for lewis and cape may. showers will move out overnight. the chill, that's going to stay with us. take a look at the trend for the temperatures when i'm back in a few minutes. >> all right. thank you. 4:10 on this tuesday.
we'll look at the vine street expressway and 76. >> jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> watching that right through center city where on the eastbound side we are closed again this morning starting around the vine. that's where you see police activity underneath the lights. this traffic in here is still moving eastbound. they're being diverted to the vine street expressway. in between this point and to south street and for the next almost hour or so. it should clear around 5:00. the ramp to the 42 freeway or 76 heading toward philadelphia, it is closed until 5:00, too. i heard reports saying they would be until 6:00, but i think it's going to be around 5:00. that's going to be a sticky spot if it stays closed for the area. drive times okay, 202, ten minutes both directions on the northbound and southbound side from route 30 to the schuylkill expressway. speeds still into the 60s. >> thank you. taking on a robber.
a local pizza storeowner takes matters into his own hands when a gunman barges in. >> i could be at the hospital. i could be dead. >> what he says the crook did that sent him into a rage and motivated him to fight back. facing prison time. what a popular philadelphia rapper did that will likely cause him to spend the next few years behind bars. at 4:12, a lesson and a message. philadelphia police have become the newest teachers. how the lesson plans could help bridge a gap in the community. joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me.
she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye. she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people, regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah. 4:15. we continue to follow breaking news in the germantown area. a house fire on mannheim street. we're live on the scene and will bring you information live on
air and on our nbc10 app. a philadelphia rapper will spend the next two to four years in prison. a judge sentenced meek mill for reportedly violating his parole in a gun and drug case from almost ten years ago. the judge said mill, whose real name was robert williams, failed a drug test and did not follow court orders that restricted i had travel. his lawyer -- restricted his travel. his layer will appeal. we're hearing from a pizza shop owner who said he wasn't going to be a victim and took on an armed robber in his store. >> this is a wild story and video showing the gunman in action wearing a spider-man mask and waving a handgun around. it was sunday, he walked into the store, ordered workers to open the register. that's when the owner says he decided to fight back. >> he's a kid playing with a toy. that's the feeling i got. that's why i was like, that's a toy, not a real gun. i'm trying to get it from him. >> but it was a real gun. the robber fired a shot before running away. no one was hurt, and the owner
says despite the violent encounter, he's not scare good defending his business. -- scare good testing his business. a sorority is shut down after a freshman fraternity pledge was found dead last week. another student was found to have trafficking cocaine. during the suspension, the only meetings greek life members can conduct with wi-- conduct are wh the university or chapter. students are allowed to keep living in the fraternity or sorority house. and penn state cracked down on greek life and issued new rules for fraternities and sororities after timothy piazza died this year. students suspected of drinking were found unconscious and hospitalized. allentown police want to talk to you. not because you did something wrong but as a way to build community support for officers. part of an initiative called
community engagement 365. officers will be handing out t-shirts, basketballs, and footballs as conversation starters. the allentown police chief wants every officer to get out every day to talk to somebody new in order to build a strong relationship with the community. after 20 years of brewing and serving beer, a rehoboth beach landmark is now history. >> this place has been an institution for two decades. yesterday wrecking crews tore apart the original dogfish head brewery and pub. this is where the popular beermaker started in 1996. operations have now moved to a bigger location. they are clearing the site to build a courtyard for their new restaurant and brewery. >> 20 years and still going strong. they need an updated place. >> growing. we know the weather is cooler today. looking toward that way the rest of the week. >> we'll get details from bill henley. >> not only chilly to start with but chilly all day. temperatures are going to be
feeling even colder once the rain arrives. that happens this afternoon. even at cape may which is dry and clear. the radar and satellite, no clouds for trenton, philadelphia, wilmington, allentown. the clouds will make quick progress, start moving in this morning. here comes the rain this afternoon. there are downpours in there and snow to the north. rain for allentown, pottstown. by this evening, steadier rain and potential for heavier downpours in south jersey and delaware. look at dover by 7:00 this evening. seeing just over three quarters an inch of rain. the forecast today, lots of clouds moving in this morning. by 10:00, still mostly cloudy in philadelphia. then the rain will be here this afternoon. 49 degrees at 2:00. not a big warmup today. 39 in the suburbs at 6:00. making it to the 40s before the rain moves in this morning. that happens in the suburbs and lehigh valley.
you might see sunshine this morning. it's going to quickly disappear during the morning hours as clouds take over. that will happen in delaware and south jersey, too. expect most of the morning to be dry. it's this afternoon that the rain moves in, and parts of delaware and south jersey will get the steadier rainfall and higher rain totals. at the shore, low 50s by 10:00. it stays in the low 50s as the rain moves in this afternoon. a chilly day today, drying out tomorrow. the trend is for the colder weather to stay with us. the normal high, that's this line. that's 59 degrees. low 50s today and tomorrow. a little bit higher on thursday. it comes down as we head into the weekend. talking high temperatures in the 40s. the potential for some more wet weather, too. i'll have a look at the timing of that with the ten day on ten coming up in the next half hour. >> thank you. 4:19. let's get you to work. flashing lights -- i glance over, flashing lights. >> jessica boyington is looking at the flashing lights on the schuylkill. jess? >> right. that means that construction
project is there this morning on the eastbound side. so the schuylkill from the vine street expressway to about 30th street. around the south street area is where we see that closure. it will be there until about 5:00. it will be diverting you off around the vine street expressway eastbound now. so that will be your diversion. you've been taking this route early, you should be used to this by now. either way, good to know that it's closed again because it's not every day of the week. last week it only closed about four times. maybe you'll get a break later. checking with mass transit, warminster train 401 running about 11 minutes left. the rest of mass transit doing fine. schuylkill avenue is closed northbound and southbound around 30th street station. it will prevent you from getting off on the schuylkill expressway's westbound ramp, the schuylkill expressway's ramp there. and again, that will be a project that's there for the next 15 months. keeping our eyes on that. they'll be detouring you around. just a heads up.
it started at 8:00 p.m. last night and will be there for 15 months. back to you. >> jessica boyington, thank you. tomorrow is wednesday, we know that means not just hump day -- nbc10 morning team is hitting the road again. >> we are on the road. it means free coffee, too. this is video from wednesday at the wawa in williamstown. tomorrow, montgomery county, we're coming your way. on your way to work, make sure you stop by the wawa along easton road in horsham. you can meet the team, we're highlighting the local community, let us know if there's something we should mention in our coverage tomorrow. meteorologist bill henley will be there. he's there at 4:00 a.m., and we'll join him after the show at 7:00. show of support. a man fighting an opioid addiction gets an unexpected surprise. >> it means a lot that somebody that's a well-known person recognizes my struggle. >> the moment he says is giving him hope on his road to recovery.
on bus ads and a social media campaign. amazon's campus will bring 50,000 jobs to the city it chooses. there are 238 contenders. see the full list on the nbc10 app. amazon will make its decision next year. trending, target's black friday plans. target rolled out a taste of its deals and announced its hours. it will open at 5:00 p.m. on thanksgiving, will close at midnight, and reopen at 6:00 a.m. on black friday. last year target stayed open straight through thanksgiving night into black friday but saw crowds thin out in the we have hours -- in the we have hours of the morning. macy's, kohl's, and cvs will stay open. they will open prescriptions and merchandise starting in 2018. the drug store chain will expand its same-day delivery service to philadelphia and other cities like boston, washington, d.c., and san francisco. retail experts say cvs is feeling pressure from amazon
which is considering selling prescription drugs. you may have noticed a glitch with your iphone. i have. if you updated it lately -- >> i'll try to help you fix it now. it happens when you type in the letter "i," you get an auto correct that comes up as an a and a question mark symbol. apple is offering a temporary fix. here it is -- stay with me. go to settings, on your home screen, click on general. keyboard, text replacement, then tap the plus button in the top right-hand corner -- bill's laughing. where it says "phrase," tape in upper case i. this is the fix? where it says "shortcut," type in the lower case i. the page will look like this. this fixes the problem until the next upgrade is available. if i went too fast -- and i went too fast for me -- >> where are the interns? >> i know. can i please get a millennial in here right now? >> i'll be right down.
>> thanks, jess. all the steps will be on our app. now i can get to the nbc10 app, so we're set with that. 4:26. remembering the victims. heartbreak continues in a texas town after a deadly church shooting. what we're learning about the victim's loss in the rampage and the huge hole that friends say it's left in the community. >> does apple think it's april 1st? that's my question for you. >> it's so not right. i don't know. >> not a problem on android. >> okay. here we go. >> chilly start this morning, a little bit of a breeze. we're in the 30s and 40s, dry for now, but that changes. we've got the first alert forecast just ahead. jessica boyington is hunting through the settings on her iphone now. keeping an eye on the road at the same time. you're a multi-tasker. >> i'm not actually doing that because i fixed mine. easy. i'll help everyone out that needs. it starting on the schuylkill -- >> for $1,000, you would think they would fix it for you. >> no one wants an android. doing the vine street expressway and 30th, the closure.
i'll tell you when and for how long when i come back. joseph, i'm steve. how are you? nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye.
she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people, regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah. a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and
our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck. i'm serious about moving new jersey forward. sharing heartbreak. new details we're learning about the victims of the massacre at the texas church. race for governor. it's election day, and voters will decide who will be the next person to lead new jersey. we break down the issues that are dividing the candidates. teachers with a badge. new lessons philadelphia students are learning that could help bring a community closer together. still laughing about how to fix the iphone glitch. we'll get to that. good morning, this is "nbc10