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Jul 4, 2015 6:00pm EDT
sunday forecast and warming trend plus storms return. george. >> an estimated 700,000 people are celebrating independence day on the parkway. they have a lot to look forward to tonight with the concert and the fireworks. nbc 10 drew smith continues our live team coverage on the parkway. that crowd will only be growing. >> reporter: already a lot of people out here. this is all the way down the parkway. people enjoying the games, vendors as well as the food down here. over here we have stage that's been set upmost of the day for musical performers have been singing and playing their instruments. the main act is going to be over here. this is the big stage right beyond this fence over here. just about an hour and a half we'll see the big performers playing up there. so far the biggest challenge has been dodging a few rain drops. right now it's clear but a lot of people had umbrellas and they had to use them today. police are also out in large numbers tonight. they have mobile command centers set up. the fbi has agencies across the country on alert to watch out for isis inspired att
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Apr 30, 2015 6:00pm EDT
10's george spencer. >> george, it appears the rally is peaceful so far. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely renee. i'm actually a few steps over from where you guys just saw drew. the bulk of this crowd now estimated probably between 600 and 800 people rough estimate has moved here to the corner of 15th street and jfk boulevard. the speakers who are out here earlier just finished and now it appears that at least some of this crowd is going to be moving through the streets of philadelphia. if we can spin around here j.r., we can take a look just at the size of the crowd that we're talking about. certainly this is not unmanageable for philadelphia police, but something that will impact the commute home for thousands of people in the center city area. again, the rough estimates we're hearing out here is a crowd of about 600 to 800. it's not clear if all of them will be taking to the streets. right now, i'm kind of looking past our camera. you can see the crowd behind me. it appears that the organizers at the front are trying to come up with some plan as they begin what will apparen
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Apr 4, 2015 6:00pm EDT
nbc nightly news. >> thanks so much george. coming up here next new threats from the extremist group responsible for the massacre at university and the incredible story of survival from a young woman who hid from the attackers. we'll have that. and california's drought has gotten so bad they are now paying big bucks for water for farmers forcing some to choose between crops and cash. >>> and in florida. good samaritans jumped in to save those trapped inside. and finally using drones to protect one of the world's oldest creatures from the threat of poachers. we'll it have all ahead in just a few minutes for nbc nightly news. now back to you. >> thanks george. weelt see you in a few minutes. >>> this is the xfinity sports desk. >>> danny pommels with you. the david buchanan toeing the slab one final time before they count for real. cole hamels. bottom of the first, utley at the dish. he banks a base knock back up the middle. scores a pair. utley with 11 rbis this spring. meanwhile on the bump. buchanan cruising like smoky rob robinson. striking out four. a .129 e.r.a. this spring and m
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Nov 24, 2014 6:00pm EST
august. >> the shooting set off months of turmoil in the town of ferguson. >> nbc 10's george spencer live in center city with details on how philadelphia's bracing for the announcement from ferguson. george? >> ferguson is some 900 miles away from center city. but with the announcement of that grand jury decision expected tonight, leaders are expecting a powerful ripple effect. they say this michael brown case has so captured the attention of the nation that people here cannot help but respond. >> i think philadelphia is going to see what the rest of the country will, that you'll see a lot of young people pour into the streets. you'll see middle-class older people pour into the streets who are angry about this, calling for a federal indictment if there's no local indictment. >> not just in ferguson but around the country, people from all across the country, in particular people of color are struggling at this moment, waiting and hoping for some level of justice to occur. >>> and within the past hour and a half or soç we have witnesse philadelphia police staging in significant numbe
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Jul 8, 2015 6:00pm EDT
according to the complaint when that councilmember george told him to get on the ground several times and he didn't. the complaint says he shot him as the man with the backpack ran from the td bank investigators say something gave him away. >> there was a dye pack that exploded, that alerted the borough resident there was a problem. and the borough resident started chase at that point. >> police say 30-year-old kevin phillip johnson weigh had just robbed the branch on york road in hatboro. >> he entered the bank with a note, and in the note it indicated that if he wasn't delivered money, he was going to start shooting. >> detectives say the man who chased the robber into the nearby parking lot was 60-year-old george forgen who was licensed to carry his own gun. >> there were a number of requests for the suspect on the ground. he did not comply with that he was shot. he then got on the ground. >> prosecutors want to know if the shooting of the suspect in the arm and hand was justified. the search did not yield the suspect's weapon. >> neighboring businesses say robberies at that bank a
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Jan 24, 2015 6:00pm EST
drivers across the region could see black ice on the roads. i'm george spencer. toom tonight we have team coverage of the back o-to-back storms. we begin with nbc 10 first alert meteorologist brittney shipp. and you are issuing a first alert. >> right. this is a different type of system but tomorrow we're seeing more snow move. in this first alert goes effect sunday p.m. until monday and mainly after 11:00 p.m. sunday. during the day it is going to be nice but don't let it fool you. into the overnight hours we'll see snow linger in and through your monday morning commute stick roads are expected and it cost lost on and off through monday and lingering into tuesday. we're done with the nor'easter. and the rest of tonight temperatures stay cold for us. we're even dealing with the windchill so it feels like we're in the 20s. actual temperatures into the rest of tonight, 36 by 6:00 p.m. by 8:00 p.m. dealing with the possibility of the black ice. so be careful out there. i'll go over what expect with the next system in my full forecast coming up. >> and we continue with randy jill jurisdiction
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May 15, 2015 6:00pm EDT
news now out of west philadelphia. >> nbc10's george spencer live where police are investigating a report of a baby thrown on train tracks. george, what can you tell us? >> reporter: renee, this is an alarming witness account. that witness account telling police that she saw a young couple standing on a bridge above some train tracks holding what looked like a baby and leaning forward as if to drop it on the tracks below. take a look at some of this surveillance video we just got from investigators. it shows the couple in question is walking away hand in hand from the bridge where this happened. that bridge on 68th street near king cessing. the woman in this surveillance video clearly wearing muslim garb and a headdress. the man is in jeans and a shirt. they're believed to be young, possibly between 17 and 20 years old. that original witness said she saw them with a white blanket in hand even saw apparently the hair of a young child, and then what looked like a drop. we know that two freight trains did pass beneath that bridge and one of the conductors even confirmed seeing the cou
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May 5, 2015 6:00pm EDT
-95 near exit 40 in bristol township. george spencer live in evening in bristol township. how did this all unfold? >> jim, we're just piecing that together, really with the criminal complaint we just got from district court. the victim says it all began when he accidentally cut off another driver as he was driving this entrance ramp to i-95 last night. and his little daughter was right there in the car with him. that victim had apparently just picked up the young girl from her sitter and was headed home to philly. after accidentally cutting off that other driver the victim says that driver pulled up right next to his car pointed a gun, and then fired a shot. leaving the man terrified that he or his daughter had actually been hit. when he realized that they were both okay though he followed the driver and helped police pull him over. in that car, we're told police found a starter pistol meaning that the shot was likely a loud sound from a realistic looking gun, but that there was likely no projectile. once police actually pulled over that driver, they say the driver admitted to it.
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Jun 14, 2015 6:00pm EDT
the george wilson community center in newark. investigators believe the girl wandered away from the community center where a party was being held. >>> police are investigating a quadruple shooting in camden that left one man dead. the 44-year-old was killed around midnight along mitchell street. three ours have been treated and released from the hospital. police have not yet filed any charges in this case. >>> this is the aftermath of a car that smacked into the front of a building. nbc 10 along city avenue in lower marion where a vehicle crashed through the window of the building. people were taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> police in north jersey used lethal force to take down a bear that wandered into the backyard of a home where the residents were having a yard sale. officers shot and killed the black bear after getting a 911 call this morning in plainfield. no one was hurt. officers put out an alert to neighbors to stay in their homes until they could track down and kill the bear. >>> three catholic churches are closing for good. these are the char muchurches affected.
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Aug 28, 2014 6:00pm EDT
that one person has been shot. nbc 10's george spencer is heading to the scene. we, of course, will have updates on this story on nbc10.com and a full report tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. >>> finally here on a lighter note, the boss is singing a different tune these day now you can call rock superstar bruce springsteen, an author. the lyrics to his song "outlaw pete" have been turned into a picture book scheduled to hit bookshelves coming up this winter. springsteen said he based it on "brave cowboy bill" which his mom used to read to him at bedtime. >> for all of us here at nbc 10, thanks for watching. i'm renee chenault-fattah. >> i'm jim rosenfield. see you at 11:00. tonight, new penalties. the nfl cracks down on players involved in domestic violence after a public outcry over how it handled one high profile incident. >>> critical condition, joan rivers in the hospital tonight after she reportedly stops breathing during a routine medical procedure. >>> turf wars, the growing battle over access to some of the nicest beaches around. why so many are now being told to stay away. >
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Feb 3, 2015 6:00pm EST
. today christie held a two-hour working lunch with british chancellor george osborn. while he was overseas the possible presidential hopeful has been promoting his state's life sciences industry. behind canada and mexico the united kingdom is new jersey's third largest trading partner. >>> pennsylvania's new governor tom wolf has already stopped executive branch employees from accepting gifts. now he's asking independent boards of the state to follow along. today wolf sent letters to about 24 state agencies asking them to ban gifts to employees. the liquor control board and the pa turnpike commission have already put bans in place. >>> from our south jersey bureau promising that camden students feel safer than they did a year ago. cydney long is live in camden where she got her hands on a new survey. what does this survey say? >> reporter: it says triple the number of camden city students over last year feel more safe right here outside this on their walk to school. thanks in large part to police on foot on bicycle and on the safe corridor patrol. >> our youth deserve nothing less
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May 6, 2015 6:00pm EDT
flight before. >>> and sibling rivalry. prince george is the most famous toddler in the world, but how will he share the spotlight with his little sister? "nig
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Mar 24, 2015 6:00pm EDT
another update. you can count on us to bring it to you. the latest live in frankford, george spencer, "nbc10 news." >>> also tonight, an 11-year-old girl helped get classmates to safety when their school bus crashed this morning in montgomery county. now, nine students were on that bus on their way to st. helen elementary school when it crashed into a house in whitpain township. family members inside weren't hurt. the 11-year-old girl credits bus safety drills for helping her know what to do. >> i saw some adults out there and i was like, help us please. then i saw the latch on the door. i knew i couldn't do the up emergency exit so i did that emergency exit i just opened it, got out. i was encouraging the kids. i was like, come o you got to get out. >> reporter: police say they don't know why the 58-year-old driver lost control. he's being treated at a local hospital. no word on his condition. in light of this latest accident, the nbc10 investigators took a closer look at schooling bus safety across the region. mitch blacher joins us. what did you find? >> we pored over the statisti
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May 1, 2015 6:00pm EDT
george washington bridge back in 2013. bridget anne kelly and baroni were top alleys to christie. david wildstein is cooperating with investigators. he claims he was told to start the traffic problems then helped cover it up. >> the traffic study story was a sham. a total fabrication that they created and used to execute their scheme and to cover up their misdeeds and their misuse of public resources. >> the u.s. attorney does not expect to charge anyone else based on the evidence they now have. governor christie was out of the state today as the news of the charters became public. he addressed business groups in maclaine virginia. he did not say a word about the developments in his speech. he did release a statement about today's indictments which reads, quote, today's charges made clear that what i said from day one is true. i had no knowledge or involvement in the planning or execution of this act. now 15 months later, it is time to let the justice system do its job, end quote. >>> the police department is celebrating its two-year anniversary by pointing out progress made during that
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May 12, 2015 6:00pm EDT
miles away where he was then arrested. that suspect is now in critical condition. george spencer is live at einstein medical center where the officers and the suspects were being treated. >> what kind of activity have you seen where you are? >> jim, it has been in and out, city leaders say this is a crime with an unusual weapon that car used to injure those four officers. the latest and best information that we have is that the officers are suffering from non-life threatening injuries. they are banged up but we're told in good spirits. . from overhead earlier, we saw one of those injured officers being transported on a stretcher being brought to einstein medical center. almost immediately after, commissioners showed up here. the four officers suffering from back, leg and arm injuries. and one of the officers is undergoing a c.a.t. scan right now. >> fortunately, an indication of some of the dangers that philadelphia police officers encounter out on the streets of our city trying to do their job, trying to make sure the city is safe all four injured by one individual in a car and use
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Jan 9, 2015 6:00pm EST
environment that led to the george washington bridge lane closures in 2014. pennsylvania's attorney general is now defending her name. just an hour ago kathleen kane issued a statement fighting back amid a report she could face criminal charges. deanna has been following the story and is live in our digital center. >> reporter: she released an attorney saying she has done nothing illegal and she is trying to clean up harrisburg and this is why she is under political attack. one house republican is calling for her to be impeached. >> the attorney general failed to fulfill the duties of her office. >> reporter: pennsylvania republican darrell metcalfe says he is going to bring impeachment proceedings against kathleen kane. she says she will continue to clean up harrisburg. >> anyone who asks anybody to resign irrespective of party affiliation at this stage,s that just playing politics. this is an ongoing process, an ongoing investigation. unfortunately because of this leak, political opportunists see this as a chance to have a little blood in the water. >> reporter: the state democrat
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Aug 13, 2014 6:00pm EDT
of five finalists vying to be host. the last convention philadelphia hosted was in 2000 when george w. bush and his running mate dick cheney came to town. for that event, philadelphia put up $60 million overall, $39 million from public sources. the last city to host a democratic national convention was charlotte, north carolina. after that 2012 owe convenient, the host committee was $10 million in debt. where would the money come from for 2016? lu ann cahn live in south philadelphia where the committee toured today. >> they toured the wells fargo center. they ate a lot of cheese steak. they ate chocolate, cheese fries. in the end they say, show us the money. rocky may have been the scrappy underdog in the movie, but in this play for the democratic national convention, some believe philadelphia is a favorite. the head of the democratic national committee may it clear, cheese steaks with or without isn't the most important thing on the menu. >> we are focused on the financial and security and using that to weigh on our decision. >> reporter: how can a city so strapped not sure how it
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Jun 25, 2014 6:00pm EDT
george washington high school in northeast philadelphia. he was a 19-year veteran of the force. >>> a judge in mercer county ruled the new jersey governor's administration can go through with plans to reduce contributions to public workers' pension funds. unions had been suing to force the state to make the full payment which is due monday. they have the option to appeal. the governor wants to cut contributions to the pension to keep taxes in check. speaking today, he said people will leave the state if their taxes get any higher. democrats want to raise taxes on those earning $1 million a year and impose a higher tax on businesses. the governor promised to veto some of the potential hikes and says it's time to fix the pension system. >>> again motors went bankrupt because of thifr pension system. in the public sector, don't think that can't happen, too. >> opponents inside and outside said the governor is reneeing on the agreement. he wants to give them benefits but insists changes must be made. >>> the name of a philadelphia council woman came up in testimony at the trial of six for
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Mar 10, 2015 6:00pm EDT
. police are not conducting a criminal investigation. >>> nbc10's george spencer is headed to atlantic city. you'll see his full report tonight at 11:00. >>> from the state capitol to the courtroom. today prosecutors in philadelphia announced corruption charges against two current and one former state lawmaker. nbc10's rosemary connors is joining us live with the new information. these are not the first lawmakers to be charged in this investigation, right? >> reporter: no, not at all, jim. since this investigation out of the da's office unfolded over the past year the number now stands at six. six legislators who have been charged with taking bribes. in the latest round-up, those accused allegedly took anywhere between $750 and $2,000. the da called them desperate. >> she told him she was worried about raising campaign funds. he handed her $500 in cash. >> reporter: that was just one of a number of payments totaling $1500 that philadelphia district attorney seth williams says state representative bishop accepted from a lobbyist informant. legislator michelle brown lee and harold james
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Jan 3, 2015 6:00pm EST
their guys made shots we didn't. >> on to saint joe's, hosting george washington nice pass to deandre and game high 22 eight minutes left another three for the colonials putting them up 20. made a run but they lose 64-60. saint joe's is 6-6. drexel dragons on the break. allen, back to lee. lee with 29 points. ee elijah bryant with the three leads all scores 32. drexel loses by 10 and dragons are 2-10. flyers wrapping up their season long eight-game road trip in new jersey trying to break the four-game losing streak. scott laugt ton has an undisclosed injury claude gir rux can play. >> he got cut on the back of the leg by a skate. it looked really bad. he was bleeding and said it was a good thing he was wearing kef lar socks. >> i got lucky there, told those socks probably saved from pretty good damage. glad he escaped that a little bit. >> sixers also finishing their road trip trying to break a four-game losing streak coming off the 16-point loss last night. four points in 22 minutes but brown says sometimes it's better to learn by watching. >> i took him out and didn't put him back i
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Jun 13, 2014 6:00pm EDT
talks that came with higher ups will resume here at 8:00 here with the federal mediator. george spencer will be monitoring the discussions. we will have the latest for you tonight at 11:00. nbc 10 news. >>> count on us to bring you the latest information on the possible septa strike. if something happens, you will be the first to know. for updates any time, go to nbc 10.com. new developments on the i-495 bridge closure. the transportation secretary toured the site and transportation secretary saw work under way to get the bridge stabilized. parts are being rushed in from across the country now and repair work is moving aggressively. >> it's unfortunate this reminds us of what we have as a country. hopefully as we get this work going, this will descend on washington. >> crews began drying down deep to install new pilings and foundations. dell dot won't confirm that the dirt pile that was next toll bridge caused it to tilt. trying to catch a man who tried to build down a building. he poured accellerant on the hope well food market and then set it on fire. police have released pict
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Sep 25, 2014 6:00pm EDT
tonight in dilworth park, george spencer, nbc 10 news. >>> a live look at 30th street station now. in a statement amtrak says there are no specific threats against their railroads or trains. they say they have robust security measures in place and work closely with federal terrorism agencies. >>> and the people at philadelphia international airport say there was always a police presence there, and as of right now, they're not raising the terror threat level there. count on nbc 10 for continuing coverage of the isis. find in-depth coverage on nbc nightly news. in five minutes brian williams will join me live to talk about the special report that is bringing him to our area. >>> turning to the weather now. what's been a very rainy day. take a look at the nbc 10 first alert radar. you can still see some showers really lighting up that radar. let's take a look now lye at the camden water front. see it is still dreary and cloudy out. let's go to nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen. how much longer is the rain going to last? >> jacqueline, it depends where you are. because if you'
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Aug 16, 2014 6:00pm EDT
evening. i'm george spencer. friends and family gathered in southwest philadelphia to mourn the lives of brothers tosh and this mayor twin sisters. moniq braxton spoke to the fath and monique, what did he tell you about a month later? >> reporter: the father told us he still has too many unanswered questions. we were here for about four hours at the service. the dinner just wrappeded up and the family doeser. hundreds gathered late this morning for a moving service for four little ones. tiny caskets is your surrounded by flowers and photos and a way by line the pulpit of the parish. members of the community city officials and others, gathered here for the service were for the 4-year-old twins marine and mariana and their brothers. the four-year-old and seven-month-old. during the emotional three and a half hour service, the officials from the embassy offered words of comfort and city council members read a citation including a woman that launch aid task force to investigate how the victims died. many in the crowd wore t-shirts noting the tragedy on july 5th. the children perished when
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Mar 5, 2015 6:00pm EST
on the scene. thank you, george and our team coverage continues on nbc 10 with mitch blacher. >> mitch, that seems to be the epicenter and you've been able to get fairly close to that game stop. >> we're on the other side of the mcdonald's where george is on the other side of that. we're about 50 to 100 feet from george directly in front of the game stop. there is a stark contrast behind that police tape to where we are standing. the thrift mart grocery store, it is still open right in front of the hope plaza parking lot. a lot of the people who were shopping when this incident happened, they are still here. the police have kept them here. they are questioning them and taking their information and trying to gather as much information as possible. we'll continue to gather information, of course and pass it along to you as we collect it. let's go back to the studio. >> mitch, do we know how crowded that game stop was? we know on a day like today with the bad weather we've had, so many businesses are closed and do we have any idea how crowded that store was this afternoon? >> th
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Apr 22, 2015 6:00pm EDT
to nbc10's george spencer in gloucester county where that tree came crashing onto that house. >> was anybody home when that happened? >> reporter: not in this particular house but neighbors are nearby. witnesses say this sounded like a car accident. the fiercest part of the storm just arrived. when they looked out their window and saw this. easily the tall estest tree on this block crashed into their home. the tree crushing through the top floor of the house. ripped down power lines as it fell. witnesses say the wind and rain had been whipping for three or four minutes when they heard the enormous crash. >> i was in my room on the internet and all of a sudden i heard the wind rip through the neighborhood. when that happened, i heard a loud crash. it was pretty jarring. i jumped up and looked outside and i saw what i saw. >> reporter: no one was inside the house, again, when this happened, but a couple of the neighbors actually watched the tree fall. said it happened almost in slow motion. we can tell you now that the house obviously that is underneath this tree is not safe to occupy
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Mar 29, 2015 6:00pm EDT
anticipated arm up? >> yeah. george, we are tracking showers overnight and early tom. yes, the big headline aside from that is the warm air on the way. not rite now, though. 45 degrees in philadelphia. this is below normal for this time of the year. however, we have warm air just to our south. and this will be moving in tomorrow. so by tomorrow we'll be about ten degrees warmer than todays. first, though we have to get through some showers in the morning. we could see some snow through parts of the area this. will be early tomorrow morning. and the relevant of us will be seeing rain. now, here's a look at future precipitation and temperatures will be dropping into the 30s overnight tonight. areas norlt and west you will have the best chance for any snow overnight and into early tomorrow morning. 7:00, 8:00 tomorrow morning, could see snow inially high valley and the poconos. showers for the rest of the area for the morning commute. aside from this more showers in the forecast. and also warming temperatures on the way. i'll talk more about that coming up. >>> a man in his 20s is hospitalized
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Sep 18, 2014 6:00pm EDT
blasted the legislative committee investigating the lane closures on the george washington bridge. he says documents leaked to the media prove the committee can not run its own ship. christie says it's all partisan politics. the governor says the committee members are more interested in getting their names in the news than doing their job. >> these are people who, you know, are addicted to msnbc and the front page of your papers, and nobody wants to cover it anymore. so they have to leak something to be able to get somebody to cover it, so, you know, i certainly am beginning to have concerns about the level of openness that i've showed to the committee because when you show that level of openness, all they to is turn around and leak it to all of you. >> the committee chairman fired back that the governor's office has not turned over some of those documents requested. >>> taking a live look right outside at the philadelphia museum of art. an unusually cool night is on tap for us. let's get the details from nbc 10 chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. glenn, how cool is it goi
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Oct 9, 2014 6:00pm EDT
wrapped up a rally with baengs governor tom corbett. >> we begin with nbc 10's george spencer live at independence mall. hillary clinton will take the stage for tom wolf in just a matter of minutes, george? >> reporter: yeah, jim, it is a standing room only crowd spread around this atrium as expected and an energized crowd, giving the campaign of tom wolf a boost here in philadelphia. a campaign that is already favored by the polls. as we take a look at the podium, you can see that former candidate katie mcginnty has just taken the stage here. we are expecting tom wolf and then hillary clinton in just minutes. though this has been built as a women for wolf event, it is pretty evenly split among the crowd and includes many who are perhaps most interested and the headliners, potential presidential ambitions. >> what i want to hear from hillary is she's running. i'm looking forward to her running for president. >> the big question is what you want answered. >> right. >> reporter: think she's going to answer it tonight? >> probably not. >> reporter: at least you're realistic. >> i'd like
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Jul 19, 2015 6:00pm EDT
george h.w. bush. he is home after breaking a bone in his neck after falling in his home in maine. he suffers from a form of parkenson's disease. >>> a little bit of cow bell to kick off the annual tour de shore this morning. we're told a record 2300 riders this morning. >>> soon to be retail and apartment building. why police say this massive fire is suspicious and who they're looking for now. >>> new video of a surfer's close encounter of a shark. it happened during the world surfing competition in south africa. you could see that shark knock him under from behind and drag him under by his leg rope. the surfer was pulled out of the water. he punched the shark and amazingly he was not hurt. >>> incredible video. our feels like temperature pushes into the triple digits. stick around your area and what you can expect when you head back to work. military sites can go uninspected. restrictions end after 10 years. then iran could build a nuclear weapon in two months. iran has violated 20 international agreements and is the leading state sponsor of terrorism. ♪ ♪ come to sesame place b
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Oct 12, 2014 6:00pm EDT
orland. and st. george, and our lady health of christians could close. >>> it is almost time. the wait is over. it is football night. all eyes will be on the eagles. >> birds started the day tied in first place. they are hoping to hold onto the lead tonight. we have coverage of the big game. >>> first we begin with brittany shipp tracking the weather. >> it's going to be a beautiful night for football. you can see that the parking lot is packed. this is great for tailgating . we're seeing plenty of sunshine. for philadelphia, 62 degrees. the air is calm, humidity is at 44%. the game starts at 8:30. the clouds will continue to increase. by the fourth quarter we'll drop into the mid-50s. coming up, i'll be talking about a warming trend and unsettled weather. >>> let's go live to the eagles tailgate party outside the stadium. you've been talking to former eagles. how are they feeling? >> reporter: very confident and so are these people. [cheers and applause] >> reporter: a great running back and defensive tackle darwin walker, these guys have got that, and i've got the kelly green, old sc
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Jun 24, 2014 6:00pm EDT
children. she's a seven-year veteran of the force. she turned herself in. nbc 10's george spencer spoke with the police commissioner about this arrest. count on nbc 10 to bring you new information on this story coming up tonight at 11:00. >>> nbc 10 first alert weather tracking a gorgeous night ahead of a muggy and wet wednesday. a live look at citizens bank park in south philadelphia. perfect conditions for the game tonight. glenn schwartz is here with your forecast. >> we should enjoy the comfortable conditions while they last, right? >> absolutely. things are going to change. it's not going to be 24 hours before they do. bright sunshine all day today, bright blue skies, low humidity. nothing on the radar close by. not too far away, humid and stormy. for the moment, all of the showers are moving to the northeast into new york state and not into our area. we are okay. it's 85 in philadelphia but cooler to the south with a wind coming in off the bay. the ocean in others. temperatures dropping tonight into the mid 70s by 10:00. the humidity still relatively low until you wake up. t
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Jan 19, 2015 6:00pm EST
well with republican lawmakers. >>> nbc10's george expenser and jacqueline london are heading to harrisburg for tom wolf's inauguration. count on their reports beginning tomorrow morning on "nbc 10 news today" starting at 4 a.m. >>> new at 6:00 the search for a hit-and-run driver who struck a child in northampton county. police are hoping you may recognize this vehicle. it appears to be an older model oldsmobile cutlass or buick. the front door appears to be white. investigators say the car was seen in the area at the time of friday's accident on main street in northampton borough. >>> now to the jersey shore. the marketing group behind atlantic city's do a.c. ad campaign is about to go out of business. the $30 million annual budget is being looked at to help the city in other ways. but there is a problem. the state legislation to abolish the atlantic city alliance adopted no one will market it as a unified resort. that was a key purpose in creating the alliance back in 2011. >>> we're learning about some of the pope's potential stops when he visits philadelphia this fall. accord
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. tonight, we will hear from prince william about the announcement that george is about to get a sibling. "nightly news" begins now.
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Dec 26, 2014 6:00pm EST
driver of that car will likely be charged next week. live tonight in bristol township, george spencer, nbc 10 news. >>> it's happened again. we just learned a serial bank robber struck twice in our area today. just an hour ago, cheltenham township police sent us these photos of the suspect. he struck at 12:30 this afternoon at a pnc bank. police think this is the same guy that tried to rob another bank an hour and a half earlier. police say he successfully robbed four other banks in the city, starting december 11th. >>> either you've got that perfect gift or you didn't. tonight, the malls and stores are packed with people returning and shopping for big bargains. nbc 10's matt delucia live tonight in willow grove. plenty of company there, matt? >> reporter: yes, quite a few people are out here right now. the crowds have been steady throughout the day. christmas may be over but the shopping clearly is not. >> i started really early. >> reporter: before the christmas trees come down, the sale signs are going up. why did you come the day after christmas? >> well, because all the a
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Sep 28, 2014 6:00pm EDT
couple's home is to blame. in a statement chairman of the board of trustees george norcross said it is hard to overstate how great a loss john's death is to his family, friends, co-workers and cooper. he was a friend, a mentor, and a role model. i will miss him very much. >>> and camden mayor david red released this statement saying "the tragic death of john and joyce is incredibly shocking and saddening. they will both be profoundly missed by the entire camden community. nbc 10 is working to learn how they died. look for updates tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. >>> a philadelphia woman who was shot while out walking her dog has died. it happened last night along moore street in the strawberry mansion section of the city. the victim's son identifies her as 42-year-old katherine barry. barry died at the hospital early this morning. authorities say barry was shot at point-blank range. they believe she was the intended target. investigators are now trying to figure out what led up to the violence. >>> this massive tractor-trailer fire brought traffic to a stand-still in northeast philadel
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who ordered those lane closures on the george washington bridge. according to a bloomberg business report former port authority official david wildstein has admitted his role in the scandal. that closure created a traffic nightmare for drivers. he was a key player in what investigators say was political revenge against the mayor of ft. lee, new jersey. >>> a warning now for parents in montgomery county. doctors have diagnosed a pottstown middle school student with whooping cough. and the district is encouraging parents to make sure their children's vaccinations are up to date. other school districts have faced whooping cough outbreaks this year. in montgomery county five students got sick. and radnor township eight cases. >>> nearly $9 million in federal aid will help fix atlantic city's boardwalk damaged by superstorm sandy. the work will make the boardwalk stronger and more able to handle future storms. >>> philadelphia getting onboard with the food truck movement. this week city council passed a bill that will make it easier for food trucks to operate. now, in the past, these mo
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latest though live right now from southwest philadelphia. i'm george spencer, nbc 10 news. >> talk about the whole night. she was crying she was panicked. she did not want to go back to school the next day. >> tonight a mother fears for her daughter's safety. and police are putting extra patrols in the neighborhood where a strange woman approached a 9-year-old. it was the young girl's first day walking to school. >> when she says an older woman cornered her on the street. the attempted luring happened monday afternoon here in north hampton county. nbc 10's doug shimell live with a story only on nbc 10. >> doug police say the description of the suspect in this case is unusual. tell us more. >> very unusual, and while the woman sped off when the girl's older brother walked up, both kids, their family and police are shocked because they say this appeared to be a nice old lady. >> majority of the time it's usually a male. and this is the first time, i believe, it was actually a female. >> each time the officer asked the 9-year-old girl she gave the same description of the suspect who tried t
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. police lieutenant george holcomb was arrested after authorities say he got into an argument with the mother of his children and threatened her. he said he then asauled the responding officers. the police commissioner has suspended holcomb for 30 days with what they call the intent to dismiss. >>> tomorrow the u.s. senate is poised to vote on the controversial keystone xl pipeline. >> the pipeline itself does not pass through our area but the controversy surely does. >> nbc 10 delaware bureau reporter tim furlong is live outside senator tom carper's office in wilmington. tim, what happened there? >> reporter: the protesters were here knowing full well that senator carper was in washington but they wanted to let his office know they are very, very upset that senator carper has decided to vote yes on the controversial keystone xl pipeline. >> do the right thing! >> reporter: it was a small but volk cal crowd in the rain in in front of senator tom carper's wilmington office. this group of environmentalists trying to get the democrat to change his mind and vote. he has said yes he will vo
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were back in court. they're charged in a scheme to close lanes of the george washington bridge as payback against the mayor who didn't support christie. former christie ally david wildstein pled guilty on friday. he admitted he help plot the lane closures in september of 2013. governor christie has not been implicated in the scandal. but a new poll shows half of new jersey residents believe he was personally involved. and 69% don't think he's been honest about what he knows. >>> now to the race of philadelphia mayor. today, nearly 100 fourth and fifth graders got a chance to ask the candidates how they plan to lead the city if elected. spring garden for the youth mayoral reform. the topics covered a wide range from crime and punishment to police abuse to power, to city government as well as finances. fifth grader hill says chronic homelessness is the most pressing issue for the next mayor. >> because people need to be cared for and helped and help them to be fed well. stuff like that. >> and i was honored to moderate today's forum. the sixth democratic candidate milton street was
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victims of this former principal to come forward. his name is george symonds. he was the principal at the concept school in thornbury township before being fired. prosecutors say he began inappropriate relationship involving contact with an eighth grade student last year. they say he told the boy to quote, not fight love during gropings in his office and the school bathroom. symonds allegedly told the boy to delete any text missessages and e-mails between the two or he could go to jail. according to his attorneys, symonds will fight the charges in court. live in the digital operations center jacqueline london nbc10 news. >>> new reaction this evening to bill cosby's admission in a deposition. prosecutors say the new revelation about sex and drugs probably won't bring criminal charges. former montgomery county district attorney bruce castor says he simply didn't have enough evidence against cosby to file sexual assault charges in 2005. cosby is quoted in a civil lawsuit from a temple university worker who claims she was drugged at the comedian's elkins park home. attorney for the woman
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Oct 23, 2014 6:00pm EDT
. the bill was created in response to the george washington bridge scandal from last year. supporters said it would protect government workers who were afraid to come forward, but some worried the bill was too broad and it didn't get enough support to move forward. >>> the remains of jim thorpe will stay in the pennsylvania town named after the famous athlete. the town of jim thorpe is in carbon county. it's about 80 miles northwest of philadelphia. thorpe was a football, baseball, and track star who died in 1953. last year, a judge ruled that his surviving sons could move thorpe's remains to his home state of oklahoma, but a federal appeals court has now thrown out that ruling. >>> next on "nbc 10 news at 6," a father's search for answers. >> we're all concerned of where she's at and want her home. >> an atlantic city woman is missing. tonight her father speaking with nbc 10 as police try to figure out if foul play was involved in her disappearance. >>> after two days of rain, we're finally starting to dry out, but it's still windy across the area. next i'll look at when temperatures
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Oct 27, 2014 6:00pm EDT
george h.w. bush center. >>> former president bill clinton campaigning for corbett's challenger in pittsburgh. clinton said wolf is a man that can bring people together for the political and economic good. >>> on sunday, president barack obama will come to philadelphia to campaign for wolf. >>> a troubled philadelphia charter high school closes its doors suddenly, leaving students and parents in the lurch. what happens next, i'm lu ann cahn. a live report coming up. >>> great weather to start the week but that's not how it's going to end. i'm tracking midweek showers and a cold blast for halloween. nbc 10 first alert forecast is next. >>> this is nbc 10 news. >> i think he should have did things better. i don't think you should communicate with parents by sending out a vaoicemail. >> parents say they are worried over their children's education. just last week the school held a lottery to reduce enrollment for its lower grades. >> and parents high schoolers were told grades 9 through 12 would survive until they got this voicemail last night. listen. >> has no other option but to imm
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Oct 17, 2014 6:00pm EDT
purpose is. >> all right.ç george washington, kerry hall takes the pitch and finds the end zone. gw feeds lincoln a goose egg. much more highlights on the blitz tonight. join us for a half hour of highlights and feature stories on "the high school blitz" saturday at 7:00. back to you. >> thank you, danny. >>> for a look at what's coming up tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. declined. it's a date the president will never forget. the story of what went down when he and the first lady strolled into a fancy restaurant. that story tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. in cases of rape,pposes aborin cases of incest,ions. and in cases where the mother's health is in danger. no woman should be forced to carry a pregnancy from a rape. mario scavello sponsored a bill to force women to have unnecessary and invasive ultrasounds. it's horrifying. women need to know that mario scavello wants to stand between them and their doctors in making decisions that aren't his to make. >>> looks like a good weekend forecast. >> yes. tomorrow we'll be mild, kind of like today, around 70ç degrees. we'll see clouds movin
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Oct 31, 2014 6:00pm EDT
language. we of course will stay out here. we also have another crew out here, my colleague george spencer is out here as well. we'll stay on top of this and bring you that update as it happens. live in old city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >>> live team coverage continues with nbc 10's cydney long. >> she's live at 30th street station. how are commuters reacting to this waiting game at this point? >> reporter: we've been talking to them all day. 126,000 riders rely on the regional rail. add in some 90,000, some of those who wouldn't be able to take the trolleys in center city. it would put the rails over capacity. denise, you've been leaning on septa's regional rails for 20some years, as well as the subways. what would it mean to you to make accommodations? >> i'm hoping that septa does reach an agreement. i understand with the unions what they go through. if they were to strike i would be devastated. i'd have to find a way to get to the regional rails from where i live which would not be convenient. >> reporter: you take the rails and the subway as well? >> no. right now i take the expres
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evening. i'm george spencer. the teen is just one of four homicides overnight, marking a violent holiday here in philadelphia. randy joins us live from hunting park not far from where that crime happened. witnesses tell you that the victim was on her way home from celebrating the fourth of july. >> george that's what it appears right now. witnesses say there was a large group of teenagers gathered here in the wall greens parking lot. some sort of fight broke out. everybody scattered and what was left was a young girl lying here in a pool of blood. a small piece of yellow crime scene tape is tied to a post. it was here that somebody stabbed a teen aged girl in her back arm, and neck. >> there was 20 or 30 kids or so. we didn't know what was going on. >> kimberly knight said she was sitting on her porch when the large group of young people began fighting. >> she was stabbed, held her neck and went down. >> the 17-year-old victim died at the hospital. her friends say the girl was likely walking back to her home after celebrating the fourth of july. >> probably watching the fire works with h
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Sep 27, 2014 6:00pm EDT
celebration of the start of delaware county, when george washington was president and the american flag had just 13 stars. >>> nbc 10 in the media today for a colorful, colonial style celebration marking the county's 225th app vnniversary. a local theater group reenacted the rebellious actions that took place. still ahead at 6:00, new fears about the virus and the search on children. why some young parents are paralyzed. 150 miles closer to a cure. the recent thousands of local bike riders hit the road to the shore. >>> a man was shot to death early this morning in a north philadelphia street. police tell us the victim was shot in the head and chest. he died at the hospital. there have been no arrests. police in burlington county are looking for the man who robbed the 7-eleven in morristown thursday. this surveillance camera was taken at 2:00 a.m. the suspect threatened the clerk with a gun before taking cash and cigarettes and running off. if you recognize the man in the surveillance photo, police want to hear from you. >>> a concierge at a center city building is wanted for stealing $7800
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tradition. george washington crossing the delaware river. why this year's re-enactment was noticeably different. >>> i'm tracking our next chance for rain. i'll also tell you what kind of weather we can expect for new year's eve. then a lot colder. don't miss my exclusive nbc 10 first alert forecast. >>> if you found a new phone or tablet under the tree, don't forget to download our nbc 10 mobile app. the new one. you'll find breaking news and weather at the touch of your fingers. it's a free download. you can get it right now on nbc10.com. >>> george washington made his christmas day trip across the delaware river with considerably better weather than the first time around. re-enactor crossed the delaware from washington crossing in bucks county. washington and his troops faced snow and freezing temperatures during the event in 1776. today's forecast, quite a contrast. >> i have been wanting to come out here for years and years and years and we decided that today was going to be the day, and it's a beautiful day for the crossing. >> original crossing as we said in 1776, it hauled 2,4
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down county by county what you can expect over the next 48 hours. george. >> if you need to head out for last-minute supplies be ready for big crowds and even empty shelves. our team coverage continues with nbc 10's monique braxton at the lowe's hardware store in havertown. what are the hottest sellers there, monique? >> reporter: they're totally out of sno snow blowers. >> you see increased traffic. >> reporter: as the next snow event pushes towards us people are rushing to hardware stores. >> the shovel we have is 25 years old and not as good as the newer ones. we know we'll have a lot of work in the next two days. >> reporter: keeping these in stock has become a challenge. lowe's manager hakeem says ten snow blowers sold in four hours this morning. >> the cheapest is probably around $400 and $500 and they can go up to $1200. people need to come soon and try to pick them up. >> reporter: he hopes to pick one up. >> i have become problems, so it will be good for that. >> reporter: we watched as piles of rock salt also dwindled away, due in part to contractors purchasing bags by the
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derailment in philadelphia continuing now. nbc 10's george spencer has more on the engineer who was on that train. that's coming up next. >>> much easier to eat this way. >> these sisters make up an inquisitive team. they both enjoy learning new things about underthe sea life. the adventure aquarium in camden new jersey. >> they're very loving and affectionate little girls. they'd be a wonderful addition to any family. they would bring a lot of laughter, a lot of joy and a lot of sense of humor to any family. >> they are this week's wednesday's child. >> call 1-866-do-adopt or visit nbc10.com and search wednesday's child for information on how to begin your adoption journey. >>> you're watching continuing coverage of the deadly derailment on nbc 10 and nbc10.com. >> as survivors of last night's derailment, they're praising first responders for helping to save lives. firefighters, police even people who just happened to be in the area ran to help the injured and trapped. christopher told us he was leaving a nearby store when he heard the crash. he started pulling people out of windows a
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. nbc 10's george spencer live where that party will get under way over the next half hour. hey, george. >> reporter: here at xfinity live, tonight feels special. the crew has gone out of their way to turn this into a family friendly taney dragons watch party tonight. and speaking of which, certainly somebody we all recognize at this point, probably the most famous face in our region, she's here at least in photographic form tonight so the kids can take selfies with mo'ne. one thing we're seeing a lot of is philly fans crossing the street after this afternoon's game. tonight they tell us they are joining team taney. >> i want everybody from philly to see. everybody from philly, all the taney. >> here are the details for the nbc 10 comcast sportsnet viewing party at xfinity live. it starts officially in about 25 minutes from now with comcast sportsnet pregame special. parking is free. and in honor of the team there will be a little dragons menu with specials for the kids. come back out here live. we can tell you if you and your family do show up here, you'll be doing your part al
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