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hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes. but first jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. on i-95 right near route 22 or south of that, this is the southbound side where we had this construction right near the pa new jersey state line. so one lane getting by there for that construction project. just looking at it a second ago, a little difficult to see from the cameras. a lane lost on the westbound side and closed eastbound. it's been a common detour we've had a little bit. pa turnpike, drive times here are okay. westbound to eastbound, valley forge 20s there at the most. as we wait for snow, here's what we have ice stands on the
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river and it's already spent water out onto the streets. what do conditions look like this morning? >> reporter: take a look behind me. this is what the delaware river in yardly looks like. the ice is not allowing the river to flow normally so it's spilling onto the banks and as we pull out, you can see in some areas specifically along river road in yardly, that means streets have flooded. there's several barricades up protecting drivers and preventing cars from continuing down this stretch of river road at yardly. now, i called police here to find out if there are any new flooding concerns this morning. so far we're not hearing of any. but as you can see in this daylight video, there are other concerns here. people have been seen walking on the ice chunks into the river. we even saw kids doing that yesterday. that's an incredibly dangerous practice as these ice chunks can
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and are moving, i should say. now, we're going to keep an eye on this and continue calling police in this area because as we said at the top of the show, it was a holiday yesterday and a lot of people were off from work and school and they typically weren't on the roads. there are some roads that are still closed. we'll keep an eye on it and let you know throughout the morning how it affects your commute. >> and you can count on the nbc 10 app to keep you updated on the conditions today. as the snow moves in you can track the forecast right to your neighborhood and get weather alerts sent to your phone. new this morning, police need your help catching a person who shot and killed a man on north philadelphia street. he managed to stagger a short distance along 12 street before he collapsed. police are now looking at surveillance video for clues.
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well, the eagles' road to victory is keeping many of us on the edge of our seats. >> and if you want a chance for those seats to be at the links on sunday, here's what you need to know. a limited number of tickets for the birds-vikings go on sale this morning at 10:00. keep in mind, tickets for the divisional round sold out in one minute. also, if you want to wait and you're willing to pay more, you can purchase resale tickets through ticket master. and we just checked stub hub and we found tickets for around $400. and for the second straight playoff game the eagles will be home underdog. and the team and their fans are embracing it. fans are scarfing up dog masks and also expected to buy dog themed t-shirts. they came up with an idea to donate proceeds from the shirts
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to philadelphia schools. >> yeah, everybody calling about the dogs. i can get you some dalmatians, some boxers. and since we're underdogs they're going crazy for it. >> the eagles say fans can wear dog masks inside the-length but only after they pass through security. as for the big game, the eagles are right home where they want to be at home with confidence building. >> and coach pederson now says his team now has to seize the moment. >> you want more because you're on doorstep of being one of those elite football teams. and the word "special" with this team, it really means that. this is really good group of men that play well together, have battled through adversity. >> well, nbc 10 is your official eagles station. we've got you covered with exclusive pregame content.
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join us friday night and saturday night at 7:00 for special eagles coverage. and then it's game day. join nbc 10 sunday morning starting at 10:00 for exclusive eagles content all day long. count on nbc 10 as we take you on the eagles road to victory. it's 4:05. happening today phil murphy will take the oath around noon. he earned degrees at harvard, penn and the horton school of business. >> this is the most diverse state in the nation, and we're putting the team on the field that is as diverse as the community we're going to serve. and i'm incredibly proud about tat. >> the ball is scheduled for tonight. phil murphy will succeed true term governor chris christie.
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christie got mixed reviews for his handling of hurricane sandy, teacher and pension issues and the bridge gate scandal. christie, signed one of his last bills into law yesterday that bans bump stock in the state. it bans devices that turn a semiautomatic gun into one that fires continuously. retailers have 30 days to suvendor their bump stocks. today philadelphia jury selection will begin in the federal corruption trial of allentown pulouseky. prosecutors accuse him of taking $100,000 in campaign contributions in exchange for city business. he's pleaded not guilty. a new report gives new insight into what happened on the night a university pennsylvania student was murdered in california.
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blain bernstein was stabbed more than 20 times and found in a shallow grave. a high school classmate is now charged. after affidavit shows he talked about unwanted sexual advances from bernstein and that the killing may have been an act of range. and happening today, students begin classes at stockton university for the first time since one of their own died in a murder over the holidays at the hands of her brother. counselors will be on hand offering support for the memory of brittany culogy. culogy's brother also shot and killed their father, their mother and a friend on new year's eve. take a look at this picture. this is scene in chester county. rescue crews had to spring into action after a group of people got stranded on the ice. sky force 10 captured these images of the frozen lake.
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officials rescued 13 people in all. no one was hurt. we've been telling you this morning we are bracing for snow moving through the area. we're certain going to create some not so good conditions especially into the overnight hours tomorrow. >> tonight ninety-two tomorrow. let's get the temperature for your neighborhood. >> right now as the nbc 10 studios we're just looking at cloudy skies. the first snow showers of the day are just moving into the areas of the north and west where it's just a little bit colder than philadelphia. in the suburbs temperatures have come down just below freezing. snow not falling yet in bedminster and alensdale. some very light snowfall. it's going to take some time to
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see any accumulation from that. this is the first patch of snow that's coming through. very light stuff. the main area of this system is still to the west. we're not talking a lot of snow during the day today, but there's a chance we'll see some scattered snow showers. the temperatures above freezing this afternoon. so it's less likely we'll see snow showers, might even see sprinkles of rain drops today. hour by hour shows dry for most of the morning into this afternoon. and then tonight here it comes. rain showers are possible into south jersey. and then the snow comes through and is out of here later tomorrow morning. and we have clearing conditions. i'll show you how much snow to expect when i'm back in 10 minutes. certainly slow going right now in the early morning hours with slow traffic. >> yeah, it's usually light. but jessica boyington watches
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the cameras just to give you a heads up. >> on i-95 right around route 322 where we have one lane getting by on this southbound side. this is just kind of near the new jersey pa state line. so watching slow traffic moving in that direction. this continued on into the afternoon as well. so that might be an ongoing project staying there for a little while. and watching the schuylkill expressway where we're closed on the eastbound side diverting traffic over there, and right now westbound has one lane closed as there. moving through center city, although it's a construction project we're a little bit used to. also reports watching around trenton for those flooding conditions, route 29. yesterday the southbound ramp to market was closed. watch for that as you head out the door. thank you, jessica.
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out of control, a run away truck slams right into a local home. how the family inside describes the impact and what investigators say spent the truck careening off the road. a nightmare ride. a local woman says her uber trip ended with her stranded on the side of the road. and trash trouble. creating a smelly problem on the streets of philadelphia.
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in the lee high valley the residents forced from their homes because of a sinkhole will now have to find new places to live. the damage to bethlehem townhomes is so bad a structural engineer was forced to condemn
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them. the seven townhomes were damaged beyond repair when a water main break caused two sinkholes to open up. at least 80 nearby were left without water or heat. now to an nbc 10 exclusive. a montgomery county woman says she expected a quick trip it to the airport. >> however, her uber driver behaved so erratically she says she not only missed her flight but got left stranded on the side of the road. she filed a lawsuit yesterday for the incident that happened this past june. she claims her driver became paranoid and verbally abusive. 15 minutes into the ride she says the driver pulled over and left her at the base of the pennsylvania turnpike in route 309 stranded in the early morning hours. she thinks the driver was under the influence. >> when you're getting an uber, you think you're getting a safe service and that's not what happened to me.
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>> uber won't comment on the legal matter but says the driver has been fired. new york senator chuck schumer now wants officials at new york city's jfk airport to change the way they do business. he says there's plenty of blame to go around. >> today i'm asking the u.s. department of transportation to step in and make sure that the foreign airlines are required to communicate with the terminals before they land. >> i definitely had a couple of crying moments because of it, but i'm trying to do the best i can. >> and more than a week after those mishaps passengers still say they are waiting to get their luggage back. just a big mess there at jfk. well, trash trouble. residents in parts of
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philadelphia say they're tired of coming home to massive piles of garbage on the street. >> the people we talked to say they've done they're part to dispose of it properly and now the city needs to come and pick it up. the city told us the recent ice has made it hard for them to do their jobs on time. neighbors we spoke with said they can understand, but they hope the view of the communicate they love doesn't last much longer. >> make the community look good. >> i guess i kind of understand with the weather being the way. i think more so with the trash, like the trash trucks can't get here. >> the street department also told us they do plan on hitting areas of kensington today that have been missed so far. here we are again looking at the possibility of more snow moving into the area but nothing in the way of major accumulation.
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>> bill henley is going to tell you what's happening in your neighborhood. >> just enough to make things slippery especially tonight. the best chance of seeing snow showers is going to be the lee high valley. it's dry right now, but there are some snow showers in the region. temperatures certainly cold enough even new jersey for snow. today we're starting off with clouds over the entire area. areas are dry right now, but that changes. for new jersey most likely we'll see showers tonight. during the day, well, this is what we're starting on, some very light snowfall which is trying to make it to the ground. most neighborhoods are completely dry. but look at the system. as it winds up from the west and stretches to pennsylvania, kentucky and tennessee. so this is slow moving system. it's going to be impacting our area through tonight and into
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tomorrow morning. and it's really tonight and tomorrow morning that we will see the worst of it in our area. but that being said, there are going to be some scattered showers this morning and even this afternoon for areas north and west. less likely for philadelphia where it is cloudy right now. and actually the temperatures because of the delayed start of the snow and the showers, the temperatures are going to climb above freezing during the day. here's another view of the hour by hour forecast. this is 9:00 this morning. and you can see the very light snow into the lee high valley and inching into the poconos mountains. dry for trenton and northeast philadelphia. that's 9:00. let's fast forward still looking at a few snow showers. we may see some breaks in the precipitation. not steady snowfall into untunt tonight. ask you will see that, too. above freezing in philadelphia.
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cloudy skies for the suburbs, dry in south jersey. finally this evening at 8:00, that steadier snow, you can see it building off to the north and west. watch what happens as we go into the early morning hours tomorrow. at 2:00 in the morning that snow falling in the suburbs and lee high valley. temperatures will be above freezing, and in between you can see it starts off with some rain, but by 4:00 this time tomorrow morning we're looking at sthnow for philadelphia, northeast philadelphia. snow will be around for morning commute at 7:00. but there's the tail end of it. and late in the morning, early afternoon the snow is done and we will see clearing skies tomorrow. how much to expect? well, the greatest amount is going to be to the north and west. 1 to 2 inches is possible in
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philadelphia. it may be closer to that 1 inch mark for many. in south jersey it might just be some rain showers and no accumulation is possible by tomorrow morning. it's a really slow moving system, and we're looking at light precipitation. so there's not a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. that's good. but we all know as jessica has told me many times, it doesn't take much snow to make things slippery. so that's why we've issued a first alert with an abundance of caution today and tomorrow morning. >> just a heads up. no need to get bread, eggs, milk. >> we're not telling you not to go to your local super market. >> let's talk about the traffic. jessica? a few things, actually. i'm watching the schuylkill expressway. that's moving westbound. so we started where we had these
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lanes locked there. we have lanes out there where there's about one, two lanes getting by in some spots, on the shoulder, too. on the eastbound side is completely closed. usually reopened around the 5:00 marker, so sometimes they're a little early, so we'll keep watching that for you. and watching a crash in trenton. route 29 southbound at calhoun street and memorial drive exit also is blocked and closed right now because of reports of flooding and conditions driving out there. and end on the 42 freeway where there's no problem. moving up to philadelphia, a 5 minute trip and speeds into the high 50s, too. held captive. dozens of brothers and sisters are found locked inside a home. the daring escape that led police to them and the horror found inside. and it's 4:21. on the hot seat, the russia
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investigation back on the spotlight as one of president trump's former advisers gets red a eto testify today. and bringing back real beauty. the drugstore chain in a fight to end unrealistic standards.
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it's 4:24. police say the 13 brothers and sisters found locked in a southern california home were so malnourished the doctors first thought they were all children even though several were 29. >> they arrested them on sunday after their teenage daughter escaped from their home outside los angeles. she said she her and siblings ages 2 to 29 were being held
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captive by their parents. when police arrived they found some of the children chained to their beds and all of them living in quote, dark and foul smelling surroundings. the parents could face torture and child endangerment charges. resigned but not fired. the worker who accidently sent out that false warning on sunday now has a new job. the state emergency management agency said policy changes are now under way, for example. now two people are required to send an alert and protocols are also in place to make it oozy to cancel an alarm. people on the island still rattled. >> it made me realize i may never see them again. i was sick to my stomach for at least two hours afterwards. i was shaking. it was just very scary. >> nbc 10's vai sikahema was in
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hawaii. and secretary james mattis says there's no indication that north korea reacted to the error. pope francis said he was concerned and while he didn't directly mention the false missile report, he told reporters yesterday countries should not ever stockpile nuclear weapons even for the purpose of deturnant. well, going on sale. in just a few hours you'll have a chance to land tickets to the eagles championship game, but only a few will get those seats. making snow in the poconos mountains, but mother nature is going to help just a bit during the day today and especially tonight we're tracking accumulating stow. and a first alert has been issued. neighborhood forecast just ahead.
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slow moving snow. we have issued a first alert as we track a system that could impact our entire area. and up for grabs. tickets to watch the eagles history go on sale in just a few hours and how can land a seat at the nfc championship game. today a former trump advisor testifying as the russia investigation continues. the questions he could face. >> announcer: nbc 10 news starts now. coming up on 4:30. good morning. thanks for being with us. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm dray clark. we have issued a first alert as snow gets set to impact our entire area and could make for slippery conditions in the next 24 hours. let's get right over to meteorologist bill henley for his first alert forecast, the most accurate forecast in town. >> we are starting off dry in
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most neighborhoods, but our first alert is for the entire area but continues through noon tomorrow. it will be a slow starter. so today we're likely to see some scattered snow showers especially north and west, less likely in philadelphia, delaware, and south jersey. the steady snow, that's going to hold off until tonight and tomorrow morning. slippery commutes, a few of them ahead especially tomorrow morning. doppler radar does show a little activity right now. the first of the light showers are just moving into burkes county, cold enough for it to stick. we could see some light showers this morning and this afternoon in the suburbs. but it's going to be less likely into the lee high valley. the rest of the area is going to have to wait before we get any snow. in philadelphia a chance of a sprinkle during the day as temperatures will be climbing above freezing during the day today. colder in the

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