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good morning. breaking overnight, face of a killer. the gunman behind that deadly rampage in northern california identified as 43-year-old kevin neal. his violence spree, leaving four team people dead others injured. we're on the scene live. roy moore jokes about his sex assault scandal. >> i'm the only one who can unite democrats and republicans. because i seem to opposed by both. >> but theonal committee is not laughsevering financial ties. on the loose. police desperate to track down an admho escaped from a psychiatric hospital in hawaii. video of his cab ride to
freedom. before boarding two flights to reach california. how did a man labeled a violent psychopath pullescape. all that plus -- >> are you donald trumpters? >> the basketball players arrested in china overnight. >>ge bird slams into a passenger jet. and it's blake. the country superstar named alive. >> what? >> how his reaction is melting even more hearts today, today, wednesday 15th, 2017. >> from nbc news, this is "today," with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller aza. >> and good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." nice to have you with us on a wednesday morning. matt's ont this morning. we have craig in.>> there's a lot of folks out west that are surmising had that
school not been on lockdown that would be a shooting far worst. >> that's our top story. the investigation into another mass shooting. in northern california. a gunman killing at least four people injuring ten others before he was killed by police. one of the shooter's multiple targets was an elementary school. steve patterson has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, craig, salve that. officials recovered a semiautomatic rifle and two handguns all in an incident they're calling a bizarre and murderous rampage. early tuesday morning, a gunman opened fire in several different locations throughout the rancho tahema reserve. the gunman was identified as kevin neal to kcra. >> this man was on a killing rampage. he was driving up and down the street shooting at passersbies
and residences. >> reporter: authorities say an earlier dispute between the suspect and a neighbor turned deadly. >> in january of this year he was arrested and charged with an assault with a deadly that person. that is a deceased victim. >> reporter: it appears that neal shot a second person at that location before going on what is described as a random killing spree. a mother and her kids were in this truck on their way to school when he fired shots, hitting the woman and one of her children. he went to the elementary school going through the locked gate before firing dozens of shots into classrooms from outside the building. 6-year-old alejandro hernandez was shot in the foot and chest. >> he's tiny. he's in first grade. why would somebody go for the kids? why would somebody go to the school and do that? what kind of person does that?
you know? >> reporter: police say a quick decision to put the school on lockdown likely saved many lives. neal returned to the road crashing into cars randomly shooting at people and eventually stealing a vehicle. when he was chasing the car and shooting the driver police rammed the vehicle. 45 minutes after it started, the gunman was dead shot in a standoff with police. investigators now working to build a better profneal all in an attempt to find some semblance of a motive here. they believe most of the targets including that school were chosen at random. >> steve patterson, starting us off. thank you. there's a lot to get to this morning, including embattled u.s. senate candidate roy moore. he kochbltcontinues to dig in his heels. the republican talked about the scandal at a late-night event. nbc's gabe gutierrez has more on that. good morning. >> reporter: craig, good
morning. the republican national committee is cutting off the moore campaign. no more field operations and more importantly, no more money. in a bizarre twist, jeff session's name is coming up as a replacement. but the moore campaign is not backing down. overnight, roy moore taking center stage in a packed church in jackson, alabama, as defiant as ever. >> why do you think i'm being harassed by media and by people pushing for allegations in the last 28 days of this election. >> reporter: this morning the senate candidate is facing a new deadline deadline from fox news host, shawn honean hannity, who now has questions. >> for me the judge has 24 hours. you must immediately and fully come up with a satisfactory explanation for your inconsistencies. you must remove any doubt. if you can't do this judge moore needs to get out of this race. >> reporter: moore flatly denies
allegations of inappropriate sexual advances with teena girls his 30s. >> obviously, i've made a few people mad. i'm the only that can unite democrats and republicans. because i seem to be opposed by both. >> reporter: now, the senate's top republican is publicly floating the idea of attorney general jeff sessions as a write-in alternative to moore. >> he's totally well known and extremely popular in alabama. >> reporter: sessions says he believes moore's accusers. >> i have no reason to doubt these young women. >> reporter: the rnc pulling its resources from alabama. >> if he cares about the values and the people he claims to care about, he should step aside. >> a lifelong republican. but i can't do it. >> i can't vote for roy moore. >> reporter: his opponent is running this ad hoping to capitalize. >> we said all along that roy moore was not fit to be a united
states senator. >> reporter: he often hung around this local mall. greg used to work there in the early '80s. it was his understanding that moore had been banned from the mall. and he remember speaking about it with a local police officer about it. >> he said if you see him, let me know. i asked my manager and he said he had been bothering the girls in the mall. >> reporter: mitch mcconnell says the gop plans to discuss its options further now that the president's over. but moore insists he is not dropping out of this race and he threatens to sue media organization for what he calls political attacks. another story breaking overnight. an apparent coup in zimbabwe may have ended the r of its controversial president. lucy khavanov has that for us. good morning. >> reporter: a bloodless correction is how they labeled
this takeover. after a brutal rule that has lasted over a century, mugabe is under arrest. >> military police and a tank. >> reporter: on the streets of zimbabwe a bloodless end to an error. armored vehicles rolling towards the capital. the military announcing what amounts to a coup in all by name as robert mugabe is president no longer. >> their security is guaranteed. >> reporter: at 93 years old, mugabe has been in power nearly four decades, ruling with an iron fist since securing independence in 1980. counting on loyal support from the military until now. >> we knew a day like this one was on its way. it was only a matter of time. >> reporter: during his regime mugabe plundered the resources. the economy in shambles.
the people growing tired of a brutal regime running out of cash and food. but the controversial leader planned to run in next year's elections, recently firing his right-hand man, the inclunefluential vice president, nicknamed the crocodile. that move making for his spending to step in. and an american woman now trapped in the african nation. 25-year-old martha o donovan, accused of plotting to overthrow the government. her trial postponed today. her fate now tied to a nation in chaos. her alleged crime, calling mugabe a sick man. the new jersey native arrested earlier on charges of subversion. her passport confiscated, facing up to 20 years behind bars. from are unconfirmed media reports this morning suggesting that grace mugabe may have fled
the country for namibia. his house is under guard now. the american embassy urging all s.i.d.s. citizens to shelter in place, as that crisis continues to unfold. >> lucy khavanov thank you. the hot-button issue of sexual harassment was under the microscope at a hearing on capitol hill tuesday. and it led to bombshell accusations of two sitting members of congress. kasie hunt has more on that. kasie, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you. sexual assault allegations have rocked the media, statehouses across the country, hollywood. but on capitol hill, it's still largely been kept quiet because women have been afraid to come forward and tell their stories. that might be starting to change. this morning, a reckening on capitol hill. >> the present system may have been okay in the dark ages. it is not appropriate for the
21st century. >> reporter: a congressional hearing is focused on how sexual harassment is investigated. crossing party lines and reaching the highest levels. >> in fact there are two members of congress republican and democrat right now, who serve, who have been subject to review or not have been subject to review but have engaged in sexual harassment. >> reporter: barbara comestock, talking about a current member of congress left unnamed. >> this member asked a staffer to bring materials the over to their residence. and the young staffer, it was a young woman, went there and was greeted by a member in a towel. it was a male who invited her in. at that point, he decided to expose himself. >> reporter: missouri senator claire mccaskill sharing her own experience as a congressional intern in the '70s. >> back when i was an intern i
had to worry more about how i was being surperceived in terms of my future career. and i was afraid. >> reporter: stafferer ers found that 10% had a structure of reporting allegations. but 40% said sexual harassment was a problem. and one in six said they personally experienced harassment or assault. there's hundreds of them that come up every season. and there's no protections if they're harassed. >> they're probably the most vulnerable population. >> reporter: kristen nicholson started circulating a letter demanding more training. >> we circulated this for four days and we got 1,600 staff to sign. >> reporter: an open secret among women on the hill for decades, now on the spotlight, for the country and their male colleagues to see. >>naive. but it's been startling to me
there's that many pigs out there. i don't know how else to put it. >> reporter: after yesterday's hearing, house speaker paul ryan says he will mandate sexual harassment training for all members and staff. critics say that's a good start but doesn't go far enough. today an capitol hill two women lawmakers will introduce a bill that is aimed to make dramatic changes to an outdated system. >> kasie hunt on capitol hill for us. thank you. now, to the three ucla basketball players accused of shoplifting in china. they arrived back in los angeles overnight. now, what punishment will they face here at home? miguel almaguer has the latest. >> reporter: good morning. all three players are expected to read statements about tt a press conference later today. it appears hay they won't be takeingeing questions from the many. but this morning, many are demanding answers. arriving in los angeles, but not answering any questions at
l.a.x. liangelo ball cody riley and jalen hill are expected back at ucla today, after accusations of shoplifting louis vuitton sunglasses in china. the freshmen could have faced up to ten years in prison where shdered culturally dishonorable. aboard air force one, the president confirming he personally spoke to china's president about the matter while in asia. >> what they did was unfortunate. you know you're talking about very long prison sentences. they do not play games. >> reporter: the brother of los angeles lakers lonzo ball liangelo is thed of a family comprised of basketball stars. ♪ >> reporter: with their ken weather, lavar. the balls are used to the spotlight. but this embarrassing incident
is making waves overseas and here at home. who was in china, is a former ucla bruin. >> i am sad, disappointed and embarrassed. this is a very big deal. the noble purpose here as been stained. >> i think a lot of the athletes here are catered to. so, it gives them a sense of entitlement. >> reporter: this morning, the student athletes will be back on campus learning a lesson overseas as they face a crush of cameras and tough questions here at home. it remains unclear what disciplinary action the freshmen will face. and while there may be no legal ramifications state-side the players could be sanctioned by the ncaa by the coaching staff or by ucla. savannah? >> we'll be watching today. miguel thank you. let's get a check of the weather. mr. roker has made his way to stop number two on his "lend a hand today" tour. he's in puerto rico.
good to see you, al. >> hi, al. >> good to see you guys. we're on this island of 3 million people that are struggling. two months ago, hurricane maria devastated this island. we're here to lend a hand and a very disturbing school that's the center point of this community. let's show you what's happening stateside, as far as our weather is concerned. talking about a system in the midsection of the country, bringing rain to the sections in the lower and mid mississippi valley. in the u.p. of michigan and the great lakes, we're looking at snow. moderate rain northern snow continues by thursday into the northeast and new england, and pushes off the interior section of new england, could see a mix of ice and snow along the coast. it will be heavy rain. that's what's going at petsmart, we're so close to donating 60 million meals to pets in need. that definitely feels good! with your support, we provide meals
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7:26. good morning. i'm tracy davidson. we'll check outside with meteorologist krystal klei and the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. >> well, throw on the jacket before you head outdoors. we are tracking temperatures that team like they are below freezing in quite a few spots. 30 now what it feels like in philadelphia. 29 in wilmington. 27 in mt. holly. also feeling like 27 in pottstown and 31 in lancaster. actual temperatures are a little
above freezing but it still feels very cold this morning. temperatures later today will warm up into the low 50s. you see right now we actually have sunshine across the region. but by tonight, clouds start to build in. and overnight, we will have breaking news this morning in atlantic county. schools are closed and police are warning people to stay inside as officers search for four juvenile inmates who escaped the detention center in egg harbor city. police say the teens attacked a guard at harborfield detention center crashed a stolen car, and got away. new surveillance video shows the chase and crash. another clip shows the four juveniles running away in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. police have been combing the neighborhood with k-9s since midnight. they say this is a dangerous situation. they want people to stay inside if they can. and authorities are worried about school safety so here's a list of the closed schoolsed now. nbc10's randy gyllenhaal is giving us updates at the scene and will bring them as soon as we get them on air and on our
good morning, everybody. welcome back. it's 7:30. it's wednesday morning. smack-dab in the middle of the week. craig is pitching in because matt is on assignment. and hoda. >> good morning, all. >> we have a lot to get to this half hour starting with the morning's headlines, and that deadly shooting spree in california. >> a gunman opens fire across a northern california community, killing four and injuring several others including a child, while into a
local school. police are searching for answers behind what sparked the killing spree. >> he's a bad guy. i'm not going to glorify him in any manner whatsoever. he attacked my school. no more. rnc cuts off funding to roy moore, as top republicans urge him to drop out. moore, defiant as ever overnight. >> i made a few people mad. i'm the only one that can unite democrats and republicans because i seem to be opposed by both. jeff sessions hammered on capitol hill for not revealing his contacts with russia during the trump campaign as the attorney general vehemently defends his previous testimony. >> i will not accept and reject accusations that i have ever lied. stolen. a thief swipes a car while the driver pumps gas. the latest in an chicago area carjacking. and bird slams into the front of a miami-bound flight, staying
lodged in the nose of the plane, all the way to the gate. today, november 15th, 2017. sometimes you're the windshield. sometimes you're the bug. >> the bird. now, to aearch for a man who escaped from a hawaii. one man says he fits the profile of a serial killer. not guilty by reason of insanity walked out of the hawaii state hospital on sunday. he caught a taxi and flew to san jose california, before authorities in hawaii were alerted he escaped. now, u.s. marshals are trying to figure out where he is now. this morning a manhunt is under way for a psychiatric patient described as extremely dangerous. the man, walking out of a psychiatric hospital outside of honolulu and fleeing to california after being committed for more than 30 years. new video overnight, confirmed a
man matching the description was picked up at a park about a mile away from the hospital. >> how are you? >> great. oh my god. >> reporter: asking the driver to go to the hospital. on the call making a call on his cell phone. the taxi driver dropped him at an airport anger. and using an alias, he used cash to get him to hawaii for san jose. rcmultip l eket on travel osty and got through security using the same aillias. was committed in 1981 after being acquitted of the reason by insanity of a murder. the woman selected at random was shot in the face and stabbed. her body was found in her car at
a honolulu shopping mall. he was diagnosed as a sadist a neck feel person who had fantasies of killing women. >> he has abilities to commit another murder. >> reporter: authorities say he does have family in california. but it's unknown if he is still there. >> that's a scary story. joe fryer, thank you. let's go down to al. he's in puerto rico for "handlend a hand." good morning, again. >> good morning, guys. we have a system that's going to affect almost the entire country, that's pounding the pacific northwest and northern california. atmospheric river of moisture is going to be into t storm moves in. heavy mountain snows will push in behind it as the return comes through tomorrow. as we make our friday the ohio valley and the northeast, strong gusty winds, over 40 miles per hour. this pushes into the northeast. and new england continually
causing problems. with heavy know behind it. and by monday we are looking for some heavy lake-effect snows, starting to develop sunday, right on into monday. that's what's going onround the aco good morning. i'm first alert meteorologist krystal klei. a dry forecast but increasing clouds into the afternoon. tonight, we will have showers pass through. 51 is the forecast high this afternoon. in center city 49. lansdale. allentown, forecast high of 47 degrees. 51 for voorheis. low to mid 50s possible over the jersey shore. in delaware wilmington your high 53. smyrna at 51. make sure today you bundle up in the morning. chilly out there. latest weather. don't forget. anytime you need your weather, turn to our friends on the weather channel on cable. coming up our big reveal how we're lending a hand here in
puerto rico. much more ahead, including blake shelton's priceless reaction to being named "people's" sexiest man alive. >> we called it. plus gal gadot is here to talk "justice league." and al's big surprise for a puerto rico community in need. first, a new device to make the streets safer. >> i'm jeff rossen. you heard of the breathalyzer to catch drunk drivers. now, the cops' now weapon the ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ for those who know what they're really building.
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secret weapon. you've heard of the breathalyzer. now, we're about to show you the drugalyzer that can sniff out pot on the spot. marijuana is legal in 29 states and washington, d.c. and car accidents are on the rise where drivers are high. in colorado alone, deadly crashes have spiked by a whopping 145%. how does the drugalyzer work and can the cops force you to take it? crash after crash. we've seen the dangers of drunk driving driving. but now, experts say marijuana and other drugs are causing accidents like this too. >> in fact in the united states the number of people under the influence of alcohol has been eclipsed by those driving under the influence of drugs. >> reporter: police are turning to this new device. the drugalizer.
so small and light weight cops can use it for you during a traffic stop. it tests for thc, the active ingredient in pot. it can detect if someone has smoked or eaten pot up to six hours earlier. are police departments using it right now? >> they're using it right now. we see it as a national potential. >> reporter: do you think this can save lives? >> i think it has saved lives. >> reporter: it's in use in police departments nationwide. does it work? we're setting up an extreme experiment, inside this home near denver, where marijuana is legal. two volunteers are getting and two aren't they're staying sober. can the drugalyzer tell who is who? brian has been outside. he has no idea who is getting high and who isn't. with our volunteers feeling the
effects -- >> these are tasty. >> reporter: -- we're ready to go. first up danielle. you have no idea if danielle is high or sober. >> i'm going to administer the test just like it does in law enforcement. >> >> reporter: he tells her to swab all around her cheeks. >> the results are in. and cannabis is negative. >> reporter: is that right? >> that's right. >> reporter: next up dave. >> we're taking saliva from your mouth. >> reporter: and you can detect pat. and not just pat. the results are in. >> a cannabis result that's positive. is it true? >> yes, sir. high as a kite. >> reporter: that's right. dave had been smoking a joint. so far, the drugalyzer is
spot-on. now, it's jamie's turn. >> it's negative on cannabis. >> reporter: but the biggest test karen. she didn't smoke the marijuana. she ate pot candy, instead. will the drugalyzer get it right? >> cannabis-positive. >> reporter: the drugalyzer getting it right in all four of our tests. this accuracy is so important. people's lives will be in the balance. >> we don't want to make a false allegation against people, either. >> reporter: as for the volunteers that got high we did make sure they didn't drive and got home safely. here's the question do you have to swab if you are pulled over? in most states no. you can refuse. but some states are changing that. in michigan for example, lass there's a law on the books right now requiring you to take the test if the officer asks. and the maker of the drugalyzer
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so this new feature on the new iphone x is supposed to be impossible to hack. carson says not so fast. >> one of the features on apple's new iphone x is the face i.d. recognizable technology. that's the ability to unlock your phone just by looking at it. apple said the possibility of a random person to unlock your iphone using the face i.d. is one in a million, as opposed to the touch i.d. on the previous model. the woman and her son seem to
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♪ ♪ ngy cos. we'll get a first look at the forecast with ratures based on the fact ha 27 in alpottstown.. as we get into the afternoon hours. up to the low 50s, between 2:00 and 4:00 highs topping off at 51. still below average. into the night, we'll have increasing clouds and expecting overnight showers that will linger into thursday morning. now to the breaking news that we're following in atlantic county.
schools are closed and police are warning people to stay inside their homes as officers search for four juvenile inmates who escapedr a detentioncity. here's what we know -- police tell us the td a guard at harborfield detention center. they crashed a stolen car and got away. this is surveillance video from neighbor showing the chase and crash. another clip shows the four young inmates running away. this isappening right-hand corner of the screen. police have been combingh k-9s since midnight. they say it's a dangerous situation, and they want residents to another updat just about 25 minutes. remember, you can always check the nbc10 app. we've got a running list of the school closures in atlantic county becso keep y today. and don't forget to join us every weekday morning from 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. i'm rosemary connors.
defiant as ever even after the republican national committee pulls funds from his campaign. and gop leaders openly discuss a potentially high-profile replacement on the ballot. plus a league of her own. >> shall we? >> wonder woman herself, gal gadot stops by studio 1a to give us an inside look at her new film "justice league." and blake the bombshell. "people's" sexiest man alive, none other than our blake shelto adam levine feels about sharing that title. today, wednesday, november 15th, 2017. this one wants to wish somebody a happy birthday. >> happy 63rd birthday dad. >> we have awesome brothers from north carolina. >> good morning, charlotte. >> colleenoday and --
>> i want to meet charlie. ♪ >> we are celebrating here. >> 41 years of marriage. >> we have a couple here just married. >> honeymooning in new york city. on our plaza. we'll get out there and do the honors ourselves in a few minutes. welcome "today" on a wednesday morning. matt's on assignment. craig is here. nice to have you. let's get to the news at 8:00. roy moore refusing to budge as he faces pressure to drop out of the race of rfor alabama's open senate seat. gabe gutierrez has more for us. >> reporter: good the the campaign. no more field operations and no more money. roy moore told a packed church that he is being harassed by the media. and he joked he can unite democrats and republicans because he's opposed by both. now, senate majority leader, mitch mcconnell is
floating the idea of a write-in alternative to moore. attorney general jeff sessions. sessions for his part has no reason to doubt moore's accusers. but mcconnell says the gop will further discuss its options now that the president's overseas trip is over. savannah? >> gabe thank you very much. police in s a deadly rampage chose his targets at random. the attack at ranchominutes. kevin neal killed four before dieing in a shoot-out. he wounded ten others including a child shot inside a school. unsuccessfully to get in the building. bullets. but teachers had put on lockdown. authorities praised their actions as monument of saving the lives of countless children. now, to a florida community on-edge this morning after a fourth deadly shooting in the same tampa neighborhood. the potential work of a serial killer on the loose. nbc's kerry sanders has new information on the investigation. kerry, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, hoda. most disturbing is tampa placeol who
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it's the latest in a string of similar deaths at colleges across the country. let's see what hoda kotb has for us. "morning boost" time. >> this morning is proof that overprotective parents come in all shapes and sizes and species. this 4-year-old golden retriever named addie just fathered a litter of pups. this is what happened when the owner tried to shake the little pup's paw. he was having none of it. and he offered his own paw as consolation. there's a reason there. the rest of the litter had been given away. so, he was saying i'm hanging on to this little guy right here. look at that. >> that's the sweetest thing ever. >> that's love right there. >> when you have a newborn. much more ahead, on this wednesday morning. including one of your favorite stories of the day. blake shelton, officially the sexiest man alive. savannah and hoda, surprised the honor didn't come sooner.
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we have animation that shows just as it made landfall and then made its way up the coast. this thing was just brutal and they're still trying to recover from it. we're here to lend a hand today with just a small portion. a lot of the schools can't hope because they're used as community sheltcenters and homeless shters. we'rele good morning. i'm krystal today a dry forecast but w increasing we will ha pass 51 the forecast high in allentown,7 >> things may have been damaged here but there's no lack of spirit. coming up in the next half hour. back to you, savannah. >> thank, al. we're hereo woman ga dotedot. take a look. >> here'sperp. >> okay. >> the demons must have caught the scent of another box. they carry people away to find >> so they may still be alive.
>> nine. >> the head of star labs youasade it. >>morning to you. >> good morning. >> now, the hardest part of the interview is over for me because i have correctly pronounced your success. >> people call me samantha all the time. i don't correct them. do you correct people? >> no. but it's different. savannah and samantha is easier to pronounce. gal. >> it means wave in hebrew. it's a beautiful thing. >> thank you. >> i saw "justice league" this week. i got a sneak preview. was it fun to reprise wonder woman after the entire wonder woman movie under your belt. you have to come in with some swagger with these superheros. >> i finished shooting wonder woman. and the day after i came back to set. and it was same same but
different. but i started to shoot "justice league" the day after i wrapped. >> you didn't know how "wonder woman" would be perceived. >> no. i was having an identity crisis. i thought i was wonder woman, by shooting her for so long. >> wait a minute. i think you might actually be wonder woman. as i understand it you were pregnant when you were shooting "justice league." >> i got pregnant yeah. i was pregnant for the last three months shooting "justice league." >> how did you do that? >> i have -- well me and my husband -- >> yes. this is a morning show. >> do you really -- >> no no no. fast-forward. it was challenging. bu did. i wanted to have a second baby for a while. and i knew i could not do it on "wonder woman." but it was so nice to be able toh other
talented so wonderful, people who helped me.great. >> i know the character means soyou. and when you did wonder woman, be an, even a fantasy and she's a su all watch, the movies w the strong woman is immediately, you know she immediately becomes cold and distant and tough. >> not womanly, exactly. that's not the way it is. you're strong and successful and independent and you're so loveling. it's like loving and lovely. you're loveling you're wonderful, you're warm and great, right? i wanted to capture -- both patty and i wanted to capture -- wow, it's early for me.d to you can have a strong woman, who is strong in her butfa s is also full of compassion and she loves everyone and cares for them. that's something that was important for me. >> i wanted to ask you, there was a report in the press.
we should clear it up. it said that you said that you didn't want to work with brett ratner on the next "wonder woman" and you weren't going to do it if he was part of it. is that day, a lot has been written about my views and the way i feel. and everyone knows theing anything. but the truth is you know th involved in making this movie. and they all echoed -- ecoed? >> echoed. >> echoed good morning. meteorologist krystal klei is tracking a cool start to our day. >> those temperatures right now finally starting to feel like they're above freezing. in philadelphia 34 degrees.
millville at 35. wilmington pottstown and lancaster, these are the actual temperatures. radar shows a clear picture over us with plenty of sunshine. we're going to start seeing increasing colloids in thekrees gcreasing clouds in the afternoon. tonight we will see rain. breaking news out of atlantic county. schools are closed and police are warning people to stay inside as police search for four juvenile inmates who escaped a detention center in egg harbor city. they crashed a stolen car and then got away. this is surveilla a neighbor showing that chase andas shows combing thevxó neighborhood here with canines since about midnight. they say this is a dangerous n. they want residents to stay inside if they can this morning. we're going to continue to follow the search throughout the morning and throughout the day.
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special crowd moment. where is tori? tori is celebrating her 15th his the first time we've seen the rockettes in person? >> yeah. are you honey? >> d.c. >> i think we can do better than watching from right here which is awesome. we have rockettes that have a gift for >> happy 15thhday tori. >> we wanted o come to spectacular tonight to come celebrate your 15th birthday with your mom. >> how doe >> thank you so much. >> that'sazing. thank you. >> ladies thank you. thank you so much. who coming up hele? r t easier with some of the newest and hottest gadgets and tools on the market. >> the longest tease as the rockettes are freezing. what's coming up today? >> we have an exclusive with natasha henstridge who is speaking out against director brett ratner. this is a big one. not going to be easy for her. we'll go through it together.
and we have dermot mulroney. he gets confused with dylan mcdermott. he has a christmas special. you'll see him on our show. before his big "lend a hand" surprises in puerto rico al let's get the weather under way. okay? >> yeah. it's interesting to think, you have the rockettes out there. it's about 87 degrees with a 70% humidity here. let's see what's happening back stateside and what's going on as your weather today. big, big storm moving into the pacific northwest. northern california, with heavy rain mountain snow warm and dry through the southwest. cool and sunny along the eastern seaboard. wet weather making its way through mississippi and ohio river valleys. tomorrow, we expect the wet weather to make its way into the northeast, with heavy rain into new england. we're looking at really above-average temperatures in the central plains. rain and snow in the pacific northwest. sunshine tough the gulf. hr good morning. i'm krystal klei. today a dry forecast but we will see increasing clouds.
tonight we will have showers pass through. 51 the forecast high this afternoon. in allentown, 47 degrees. 51 for voorhees. mid 50s possible over the jersey shore. wilmington at 53. make sure you bundle up this morning. little chilly out there. >> don't forget get your weather anytime you need it. check out our friends at the weather channel on cable. guys coming up in the next several we have our big reveal. "lend a hand today" from puerto rico. first, this is "today" on nbc. ♪ cancer challenges us. to find smarter solutions. to offer more precise and less invasive treatment options than before.
for some of the greatest need they want nothing more t.gh puerto category 4 hurricane, the u.s. ter heor. the still without are desperate for a sense of normalcy. >> we feel helpless. we are trying to do as much as we can. >> reporter: were few many of345,000 students of the 1,100 public schools on the island at least 70 were too damaged to reopen. serving as community have beenlter aor their signs of hola official start date.ists t stuchntl don to teach. >> reporter: a school without students. s, students without a home. >> they are traumatized. most of the students lost everything. >> the whole room isgone. >> reporter: antoa baja principaloped school. but like many, was forced to relocate his students.
the move to martin garcia justi is a positive development. but he still worries. even before the storm, many of his students living below the poverty line. >> many of them we come to the school, we don't have nothing to eat. we are here for the student. they are the listen for us to be here. >> and so with our partners belfor wohl mart staples and dur we're going to load up this plane with supplies for these age for them? >> you have not been forgotten. and when we leave, we're not forgetting you because i know we will be back. >> the martin garcia scho
a few hundred of their students. first, all of, miguel luna you met him during our story of the neighboring school next door. it has to be mixed emotions. your kids are nowhere. are all so happy. we're looking for the better future. >> absolutely. edwin toro the principal here you have some new students with you. just making your community that much bigger. to have them here. we're honored to have them. and we made accommodations and we're all one, big, happy family now. >> it's tough right now, isn't it? >> at times, yeah. with the hurricane. but we made the best of it. and we've got back in shape. and we've opened our doors for students to come back into our school. >> julia keller you're the secretary of education here in puerto rico. what's the biggest need? >> electricity would help. but the spirit compensates for anything that might be lacking. >> for some of the things that are lacking, we have a good
friend here. mr. sheldon yellon. you have something special. >> we at belfor have been with and we the spirit kn kids. on the island working.we told you we are litr you. we have a check for $100,000. >> wow. [ applause ] >> thank you very much. >> i want that we're here and we'reou well on your way. >> and to help sheltdon.big, old we want to open this truck up. and we have 35,000 pounds of great supplies from our friends at belfor duracell walmart and staples. come on. let's load 'em up. thank you, sheldon. there you go. we will be this coming upkior a mak these sure get t need started. guys we'll be back to you.
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