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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 news today" first look at 4.
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i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm two. two you're wondering -- i'm via sikahema. you're wondering where fall is -- it's here. we'll get to meteorologist bill henley. finally back to normal, that means 30s and low 40s. 43 now in philadelphia. dry and even a little bit colder in the lehigh valley. 36 this hour. clouds start moving in this morning. by 10:00, it turns cloudy. 45 degrees at 10:00 this morning. this afternoon, some neighborhoods in the 50s, but the rain will be falling. it moves in during the afternoon hours. a steady rain possible in the lehigh valley, but i'm expecting steadier rainfall in new jersey and delaware. 50 degrees this afternoon finish delaware. at the jersey shore, temperatures climbing up to 54 degrees. the rain is to our west, the ohio valley. it starts moving in after we get a little sunshine before clouds take over. i'll break it down hour by hour, show you what your day looks like and how far temperatures will go in your neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. first, jessica boyington has
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your first alert traffic. to start, we're on the schuylkill expressway still. in between this point around the vine street expressway and headed to south street on the eastbound side. still closed for the next half hour. they'll be diverting you off on to the vine street expressway's eastbound side. also watching out in bell mawr construction on the ramp to the 42 freeway. you have to head to the 42 freeway, head southbound, or to 76 to move toward philadelphia. that's where there will be a problem. that's for the next half an hour or two until 5:00. watching the bridges, on standby for an opening scheduled for 4:35 over the burlington bristol bridge. clear on the walt and the ben franklin. >> thank you. a house fire in philadelphia's germantown neighborhood. here's a live picture from the scene on mannheim. we first learned of the fire an hour ago. we've been bringing you information since we came on the air a half hour ago. we continue to make phone calls and try to get as much information as we can.
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meanwhile, you're looking at firefighters still putting out hot spots. as we get information, we'll bring it to you live. 4:33, 43 degrees. a small texas town is left heartbroken as they remember the 26 people gunned down in a church. the community is coming together to honor those lost in the attack as investigators continue to search for answers. nbc10's katy zachry joins us live in our digital operations center. we're learning more about the victims. tell us more. >> reporter: ads we're getting -- as we're getting new information about the victims, it's getting harder and harder to fathom. about half the people killed in the church were children. the holcombs lost eight people in that family. the youngest, this little girl here, just 18 months old. her dad, grandmother, and grandfather were killed, too. her grandfathers was the one stepping in to lead the service while the pastor was out of town. neighbors who have known them
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for decades say they were caring and generous, the kind of people you don't often run into. >> they were a family like no other because brian and carla would give you shirt off their back if you needed it. they were also helping people. >> reporter: part of that family, this woman, crystal. she was pregnant and killed along with three of her children you see there. coming up in the next hour, hear from the pastor's family. they were out of town when the massacre happened. they lost a daughter who was attending the sunday service while they were out of town. live in the digital operations center, katy zachry. >> the texas shooter never should have been able to legally own a gun. fo devin kelley was dishonably discharged after he assaulted her wife and child. he was supposed to be entered into an fbi data base making it impossible for him to legally buy guns, but he never was.
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people want to know why the systems failed. a former girlfriend remembers feeling threatened by their relationship. >> one day he would not stop calling me. >> reporter: how many times do you think he called you during that day? >> i would say 30 back to back. >> she said when the relationship ended the calls increased, and she was worried about what kelley could do. stay with us for continuing coverage of the church shooting. turn to the nbc10 app for details on the gunman's past and get a completely timeline of events. decision 2017. people across the area will be heading to the polls for election day. >> and a lot of eyes will be on the race for new jersey governor. republican kim guadagno and democrat phil murphy have been making their case to voters for months now. both have very different views on certain issues. nbc10's matt delucia with more on what voters need to know about.
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matt? >> reporter: after eight years, new jersey residents will be electing a new governor today. that person will be replacing and succeeding chris christie in trenton. the polls open throughout the state of new jersey at 6:00. just about 90 minutes from now. the candidates we're talking about here, democrat phil murphy against republican kim guadagno. both have been pushing hard since the primary in june. guadagno is the current lieutenant governor. so she's looking to move into the top office, and during the campai campaign, we've seen mudslinging including criticism of the chris christie administration, and a battle over things like property taxes and immigration. both candidates have raised and spent millions on their campaigns. murphy raising and spending a little bit more, but the choice is yours. polls open at 6:00 this morning and close at 8:00 p.m.
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>> matt, thank you. in the lehigh valley, 54 counts of corruption, bribery, and fraud are not keeping the mayor of allentown from asking the public to trust him as their leader once more. democrat ed pallowski is taking on three candidates. his major opponent is democrat-turned-republican matt hyman. john ingram is running as an independent. when it comes to charges against pilowski, he says he hasn't done anything wrong. the mayor said he can't leave without special permission. he's waiting on a trial date. the jersey shore, atlantic city, will also choose a new mayor. voters can re-elect the current mayor or frank gilliam. we'll have instant results and updates on air and on the nbc10 app. check out our full election guide which has everything you need to know before heading out to the polls. 4:37. this just in -- president trump
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says there's progress with north korea and is urging that country to come to the negotiating table. the president is on a trip meeting with south korea's president today. first stop at a military base south of seoul where he had lunch with u.s. and south korean troops. the president says he hopes to work out something on north korea's threatening nuclear stance. he's optimistic south korea will be ordering more things from the u.s. path to recovery. a special surprise gives a recovery addict hope. what a local sports star did that's helping him in his fight against opioid addiction. a badge and lesson. philadelphia police heading into the classroom to help students spread an important message. protecting passengers. all new at 5:00 a.m., we go behind the scenes with septa to get a firsthand look at what they're doing to keep you safe. joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on.
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[ 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.
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good morning, everyone, jessica boyington with you. watching the schuylkill expressway at center city. you'll be diverted eastbound at the vine street expressway, and you can head eastbound on the vine in between that point and south street until about 5:00. another 20 minutes there. also in the middle of an opening at the burlington bristol bridge scheduled for 4:35 today. clear over the walt and ben now. the tacony palmyra's okay, i'll keep checking in in case we have an opening there. 422 looking good eastbound, an eight-minute trip. average speeds into the 60s. when i come back, i'll check back in with new jersey roads and the off-ramp from 295 that was closed with construction. well. -- 4:41.
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temperatures will climb this morning, but you may need the umbrella. as temperatures go up, clouds will be moving in. 43 in philadelphia. cloudy at lunchtime. here comes the rain this afternoon. temperatures in the upper 40s. the suburbs, clear now, 39 and falling. that number will come down a little bit. temperatures will climb and rebound into the 40s. that's it for the suburbs today. cloudy skies at 10:00. rain showers arrive at noontime. continuing into the afternoon. even late in the afternoon we'll see rain with temperatures in the 40s today. big turnaround for the temperatures today. 36 in the lehigh valley. this number, too, is still falling now. it will be in the 30s at 8:00. it will warm up before any wet weather moves in. only looking at rain. the pocono mountains to the north might see snowflakes mixing in with temperatures above freezing for both locations, no accumulation there. 38 in new jersey. clouds move in this morning. rain will be here this afternoon for new jersey, reaching the
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shore, too, after a dry morning. showers at lunchtime. the steadier rain from 2:00 to 4:00 this afternoon. in delaware, yeah. you'll see sunshine to start with. clouds will quickly take over by 10:00 this morning. a few showers at lunchtime, then the steady rain this afternoon with winds out of the northeast keeping clouds in place and bringing temperatures to the middle 40s by the end of the day. there are colder days ahead. i'll have more on the ten day on 10 in ten minutes. on the run, how many bachnk police say this man has held up in philadelphia and the pictures they want you to see. touchdown problems. how the eagles' success is causing celebration issues finish field crews at lincoln financial field. also, how snowy and cold will this winter be? first alert meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz has the answer in his long-range winter forecast. catch it tomorrow night at 11:00.
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a south jersey man is getting help from a fellow flyer. >> we met michael. he's advanced to the second phase of recovery after detox. yesterday corsello got a visit from former defenseman christarian -- chris terrian. he stopped by to bring a sweatshirt and give words of encouragement. >> it means a lot to me that somebody that's a well-known person recognizes my struggle. >> i wanted him to know, listen, you're going through a tough time now. he's better than a week ago. that's inspiring to hear. >> i feel alive, hopeful. >> you can follow michael's road
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to recovery by visiting the website or the app. the digital team has been tracking the opioid crisis and its devastation on our region for last two years. you can see our series "generation addicted" right now on our nbc10 app. vai? philadelphia police and the fbi need your help finding a serial bank robber before he strikes again. take a good look at these pictures. the man is wanted in five bank robberies in the past two weeks across the city. each time he either shows a gun or threatens thaerellers that hs one. he's considered armed and dangerous. if you recognize him, call police or the fbi. time for a look at news state by state and county by county. >> in delaware, a police officer is recovering from a crash that happened last night. this is the view of the scene on route 2 near meadowwood drive from sky force 10. police closed the northbound lanes while they investigated. this morning the lanes are back open and working to find out
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what caused the crash. the woman accused of killing a bucks county businessman that she called her sugar daddy sobbed as she faced a judge yesterday. prosecutors say that 33-year-old jennifer morrissey killed 64-year-old michael mcnew after he ended their relationship. mcnew was found shot to death in his washington crossing home in august. authorities say morrissey staged a break-in to try to cover up the crime. and millions of dollars in capital just opened up for businesses in delaware. all courtesy of a new fund. state officials announced the grow delaware fund yesterday. it gives $5 million in loans to small businesses looking to expand their operations and create more jobs. this morning, a look into the future at west chester university. this is an artist's drawing of what will be called the commons. the university will build a new dining area, parking garage, and science and engineering center. the project is expected to be finished by the fall of 2020. sixers' point guard markelle
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fultz is out indefinitely with a sore shoulder but may have found a way around the injury. multiple reports say he was spotted shooting with his left hand yesterday at practice. this is video of him practicing before the season started. the coach downplayed the report and said he didn't see fultz taking any shots. the sixers also say joel embiid will not play against the utah jazz tonight. he will play thursday in sacramento. embiid did practice yesterday but hasn't played since last week. the medical staff says he needs rest. just let this sink in -- >> okay. >> 8-1 eagles have the highest scoring offense in the 32 nfl teams. they're the best. they're scoring so many points, it's becoming a problem at lincoln financial field. the team sets off fireworks every time they score a touchdown, right? guess what -- the middle of the game on sunday, the team ran out of fireworks. >> we talked about that on
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monday. >> i guess they didn't expect them to score 51 points. not a problem for long. the team is ordering more fireworks, and they'll have enough for every touchdown they score this year. e-a-g-l-e-s, eagles! yay! >> there you go. >> i love her. >> our team is off, but we want to share your best fan photos and videos with us. we have great ones including this 15-month-old eagles cheerleader. we want to see your eagles spirit. visit our facebook page and share your pictures. big grin. the eagles are off until sunday, november 19th, when they take on the dallas cowboys on the road on "sunday night football." the official tv station of the philadelphia eagles. >> working on what we want to bet our counterparts in dallas. >> right. >> we'll come up with something good. what do you think we should bet them? we'll win, of course.
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>> they'll want cheesesteaks probably. maybe they wanted beers -- something crazy. >> crazy. >> all right. let's talk to bill about the changing temperature outside that you will feel when you step outside. >> i think they were expecting a 51-point game. they thought they'd get 17 field goals, wouldn't need all the fireworks. wilmington, you may be doing the math on the thermometer. the temperatures have dropped in the 40s in delaware. in the suburbs, 32. the lehigh valley at 36. 45 here. that's just one neighborhood. there are a few spots, voorheis, lumberton, pemberton, in the 30s. central new jersey, princeton now 34. you'll need the heavier coat this morning. it is dry now. we will see rain arriving during the day. that will be for the ride home. the wait at the bus stop, chilly. 41 in exton. clouds will be moving into wilmington, 43. you'll get sunshine in philadelphia, 44 degrees.
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no real warm air here. it's not going to be arriving during the day either. the temperatures are going to stay lower this afternoon. more typical for november. here are the clouds and the rain, too. the rain moving through the ohio valley due in this afternoon. the hour-by-hour forecast shows clear skies are dry. the clouds moving in by lunchtime. you see the rain to the west. that's snow falling in central pennsylvania. we might see some rain mixed with snowflakes in the pocono mountains. too warm for anything to stick. chilly rain falling in philadelphia. the steadier rain moving through delaware and south jersey. even 9:00 this evening the rain will still be falling. if you didn't get to use the umbrella yesterday, it will get a workout later today. 52 degrees the high temperature in philadelphia this afternoon. rain this afternoon into this evening. it clears out overnight. the clouds will be with us, 53 on wednesday. sunshine, nice and bright thursday. a chilly morning, 30s in the
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suburbs. 42 degrees in center city. by friday morning, 30s for the city. colder in some of the neighborhoods in the suburbs. 48 degrees. temperatures climb a bit into next week, but rain moves back in on monday. a cha chance of showers wednesday afternoon, 60 degrees. then they tumble before thursday. we'll check the roads. >> including the schuylkill expressway. jessica boyington has that for you. jessica? >> right. still watching this closure here, guys. it probably will be removed in the next couple of minutes especially because this guy just got to the scene. they'll take some of the signs out of the way. right on schedule here, at least a little before 5:00 which is when we typically move out of the way. in between the vine street expressway which is the off ramp over here that you can see
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everybody being diverted off to. i'll have an update in a few minutes. watching the schuylkill expressway westbound around belmont. lanes lost there. nothing is closed, but lanes lost there with a construction project, as well. also remember out in bellmawr, construction project, 295 southbound ramp to the 42 freezing or 76 is -- freeway or 76 is closed. heading toward south jersey or philadelphia, not going to happen. it should be reopening now around 5:00. within the next few minutes or so. i'll keep my eyes on that and update you on it when i come back in ten minutes. >> thanks. 4:55. a famous murder case is back in the spotlight on primetime tv. before jose menendez was killed by his sons, lyle and eric, he was a high school student in our area. tonight, a friend takes us through his yearbook and gives the story you haven't heard. cops in the classroom. officers are teaching kids in disadvantagesed neighborhoods an important -- disadvantage ed neighborhoods an important
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lesson. nobody delivers more for south jersey than steve sweeney.
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he stood up to north jersey special interests to increase funding for our schools. he stopped christie's commuter tax, saving south jersey residents over 200 million dollars. and he led the charge to pass paid family leave. aarp applauded sweeney for freezing property taxes for seniors and cutting prices on prescription drugs. "i got to take my hat off to him. he's a man of his word." steve sweeney. because there's more work to do to get south jersey's fair share.
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a bag and lesson. children learning everything from chess to music thanks to unique teachers. >> part of a program at more than two dozen schools in disadvantaged neighborhoods. we show how it's helping bridge the gap in the community. >> good move. >> reporter: not a typical school program for many philadelphia kids. >> advanced two pieces -- >> reporter: at first this philadelphia police officer wasn't too sure about it. >> i was nervous at first because i knew absolutely nothing. >> i was scared of police officers. >> reporter: that's why the program is special. the idea to bridge the gap between kids and police officers. >> i didn't know that police officers could come inside the school and teach stuff. i thought they would just go after bad guys, stuff like that. >> reporter: in neighborhoods where kids have less and crime
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is high, that's often the picture teens like these see. thanks to the irish pub foundation, 29 programs like chess, carpry, and drum line -- carpentry, and drum line are in 12 schools. the efforts getting bigger. the program is 100% funded by private donations. an annual bike ride picks up the costs. >> it's war the investment -- it's worth the investment. if we can make that little difference, we're in the right place, the right time. >> reporter: while the officer is poised to teach, these kids will tell you -- >> we taught her how to play chess. >> reporter: what they share with friends back home -- >> i tell them, hey, i know a police officer. >> how we making out here? >> police officer's not that bad. >> reporter: that lesson is priceless. in mt. airy, nbc10 news. >> what a great program. for those kids to be taught by our men and women in blue -- >> at such an early age, that will bridge the gap as they grow older for sure. now for more of the stories we're following at 5:00 a.m. -- >> up in flames.
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breaking right now, crews battling a house fire. hear from a neighbor who jumped out of bed to respect. -- bed to help. election day has arrived. the fight to become the next governor of new jersey comes down to this. what to know before heading to the polls. and fighting back. a storeowner refuses to back down when a robber barges in. why he says he wasn't scared. a wild story. can't wait to tell you that one. coming up on 5:00 a.m. good morning, and welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. checking in here, 43 degrees. meteorologist bill henley has the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. good morning. >> good morning. 40s in the city. in the lehigh valley, the suburbs, parts of south jersey, temperatures have fallen into the 30s. in fact, clear skies, now in the lower 30s in easton. we will see clear skies to begin with. during the morning, clouds will move in. then this afternoon, we've got
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rain moving in. it's going to be a chilly rain falling, too. steady rain will be falling this afternoon in the lehigh valley. steady rainfall also for the suburbs. look at temperatures in new jersey, 37 degrees now and 43 in philadelphia with the northerly wind at ten miles per hour. that northerly wind has brought the temperatures way down. sunshine at 7:00. at 10:00, cloudy skies in philadelphia. 49 degrees. temperatures will be liclimbing for delaware. they'll come down more before they come up. upper 40s by 9:00 this morning. the northeasterly winds kick in, keeping the chill with us and keeping the clouds in place, too. that's this morning. dry to start with. this afternoon, the umbrellas will be going up. the temperatures will only reach into the upper 40s and low 50s this afternoon. a chilly one and turning damp. i'll show which areas will get the most rainfall when i come back in less than ten minutes. first, jessica boyington has first alert traffic. thanks. starting on the schuylk

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