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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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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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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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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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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.
NBC
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
NBC
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
NBC
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
NBC
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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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'
NBC
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
NBC
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. >
NBC
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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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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Jul 5, 2015 6:00pm EDT
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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Dec 25, 2014 6:00pm EST
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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Jan 25, 2015 6:00pm EST
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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May 13, 2015 6:00pm EDT
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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Aug 20, 2014 6:00pm EDT
. 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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Nov 3, 2014 6:00pm EST
their case before election day. >> nbc 10's george spencer is here now with details. neither campaign taking anything for granted. >> renee, nothing for granted. the candidates have spread themselves across the state today. within the past 90 minutes we confirmed that wolf at least will be back here tomorrow as well. and right now, both sides are really working to ensure that their supporters actually turn out. >> this is what the final hours look like for democratic challenger tom wolf, an afternoon of shaking hands and campaigning with small business owners in lancaster. the candidate, a business owner himself has used this final day of campaigning to push his key points, boosting state spending on education and an improved economy. >> your next governor, tom wolf. >> reporter: it comes after a sunday event in philadelphia, headlined by president obama and in the last hours, the challenger's campaign is emphasizing voter turnout, even with a bit of guilt. >> the democrats lost the governor's race in pennsylvania by 20 votes per precinct. 20 votes! >> if we want this electio
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Jan 14, 2015 6:00pm EST
down the suspect they say robbed an elderly man inside his ewing apartment last month. they say george tillman jr. put the 86-year-old man in a headlock, held a pair of scissors to his neck and demanded money. police arrested tillman last night in trenton. he's now in the mercer county correction center on $350,000 bail. >>> the suspect accused of stabbing three men and dumping them in the schuylkill is now in custody. he was arrested at a motel in virginia yesterday. investigators say lee and members of a gang targeted the three men over a drug debt last august. two of the victims who were brothers died. the third victim was able to free himself, climb out of the river and then call for help. >>> police in bucks county charged a 13-year-old girl in connection with a student sex tape that surfaced last month. they say she sent the cell phone video around to students at franklin roosevelt middle school. authorities told nbc10 they believe the video showing two preteenagers was shot inside a home in bristol township not at the school. the girl is charged as a juvenile with a felony count
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Oct 16, 2014 6:00pm EDT
, baseball bats, and mace. nbc 10's george spencer is uncovering new details about an unusual incident that unfolded on an area road this afternoon. that's all tonight an "nbc 10 news at 11." womaand the way it made me chronic feel,ipation, the discomfort, the bloating, the straining. i'd just felt this way for too long. so i finally talked to my doctor about my symptoms. i'd tried laxatives before. he prescribed amitiza (lubiprostone) for my chronic constipation. it works differently than laxatives. man: amitiza is clinically shown to help relieve common symptoms like bloating, abdominal discomfort, hard stools, and straining and help people with chronic constipation go more often. don't take amitiza, if you have a bowel blockage or severe diarrhea. tell your doctor, if your nausea or diarrhea, becomes severe, or if you experience chest tightness or shortness of breath. the most common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, and headache. woman: amitiza helped me find relief from my chronic constipation. ask your doctor if amitiza is right for you. with tom corbett, things keep getting wor
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Apr 25, 2015 6:00pm EDT
case and searching for another suspect. police say 86-year-old george saunders and his girlfriend were walking in west philadelphia when three girls ordered them into the van. the girls drove them to the bank and opened a debit card in his name so they can rent a car and let them go. a third suspect seen in this picture taken from bank video. three others were arrested for operating a stolen vehicle. >>> three people were under arrest for the beating of the homeless man at the gas station. that makes a total of six people in custody for the attack more than two weeks ago in olney. they are charged with murder and assault in the attack on robert barnes. his family says doctors don't think he will ever wake up and remain in a vegetative state. >>> students from lehigh county are okay after the deadly earthquake in nepal. the epicenter is 50 miles from kathmandu and 50 miles east of nepal's second largest city. four students in allentown are in nepal. the school confirms they are doing fine. the quake cut open roads and triggered one avalanche on mt. everest. this is the spring climbing s
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Mar 7, 2015 6:00pm EST
more time. >> reporter: back with former president george bush and many others to tell you what happened here and how far those steps carried our nation. >> if someone told me that we were crossing this bridge that one day i would be back here introducing the first african american president, i would have said you're crazy, you're out of your mind. you don't know what you're talking about. >> celebrating lewis and those who marched here as hero the president stressed the journey is not over. >> we honor those who walk so we can run. we must run so our children soar. >> following in the foot steps of those who came before them the president and his family walked across the infamous bridge this afternoon. they will be followed by thousands tomorrow. during what's become an annual march to remember here. >> just like 50 years ago, there will be a service at brown chapel in the morning before tomorrow's symbolic march. jay gray nbc news selma alabama. >>> some of the democratic candidates for philadelphia mayor talk abdomen plans toout plans to help working families today. mayoral c
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Apr 8, 2015 6:00pm EDT
news. george spencer nbc 10 news. >>> also tonight, guilty on all 30 counts and now the marathon bomber faces the death penalty. >> jurors will now decide if dzhokhar tsarnaev will get life in prison or the death penalty. tsarnaev's lawyers admitted that he took part in the bombing but argued he was under the influence of tamerlan who was later killed by police. >> the two bombs killed three, injured 260 others. >> and these pictures show an injured bowman being taken from the blast scene. bowman lived in new england but he has ties to the jersey shore. >> keith jones joining us with more on how bowman is doing today and his reaction to the verdict. >> reporter: he just released a statement. he said quote, it will never replace the lives that were lost and so dramatically changed. but it is a relief and one step closer to closure. a south jersey family found out along with the world on tv and in this now iconic picture of their nephew. >> that's how we found out. my wife come in crying. >> reporter: jeff says his 27-year-old great nephew was in the wrong place at the wrong time w
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Sep 4, 2014 6:00pm EDT
sales. today, mike george, the president and ceo of qvc put out this statement -- in just a few minutes, i'm going to go into the studio, i'm going to talk to some of the hosts who work closely with her and i will be bringing you that story tonight at 11:00. live at qvc in westchester, lu ann cahn, nbc 10 news. >> joan river was the host of the show "fashion police" on the e network, owned by nbc 10's parent company, comcast nbc universal. rivers was known for her scathing commentary on "fashion police" her daughter, melissa, university of pennsylvania graduate, was the show's executive producer for several years. fashion police posted a memorial to the late host on its website. e news and nbc universal released this statement today -- >> even at 81, riff hearse no plans to slow down. in fact, she was on tour with two stops scheduled in our area, one at the sands bethlehem event lehigh valley november 21st and two shows the following day at the borgata's music box in atlantic city. stay with nbc 10 and nbc10.com for continuing coverage on joan rivers. just about ten minutes, we will hav
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Mar 28, 2015 6:00pm EDT
breath watching that. i guess it's good to be the best. that's sports for comcast sportsnet. george back to you. >> could not pay me enough. and glen we're sounding like a broken record with this but cold again tonight. >> yeah and tomorrow will be cold even with the sunshine. at least less wind. 25 in the city tonight. 18 in the suburbs. only 45 tomorrow. we warm up some on monday but then cool back down tuesday. later in the week it will be warmer. >> that's nbc 10 news for now. >>> on this saturday night, searching for answers. new insights about the co-pilot who crashed a jetliner into the french alps including health issues and what he may have said as the grim recovery goes on. >>> train crash near downtown l.a. a commuter train hits a car and jumps the tracks leaving more than 20 people injured. >>> the backlash and new protests over a controversial law that lets businesses refuse to serve same-sex couples. >>> concussion tests. it's quick and simple and it could be the key to making sure young athletes get the care they need after being hit. >>> and second act for a grand old mov
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Jul 24, 2015 6:00pm EDT
fbi says they later found it in his collingswood home. i'm george spencer, nbc 10 news. >>> chilling new details in the murder of a recent drexel graduate. investigators say jasmine wright was on the phone with her mother when she was attacked as she walked into her apartment last thursday. her mom heard a struggle and then the phone went dead. police say james harris raped and killed wright. nbc 10's jesse gary is live at philadelphia police headquarters, where harris is being questioned by detectives right now. jesse, you found out something in harris' past that shocked even the police? >> reporter: that's right. he has a long criminal history stretching all the way back to the late '70s but in 1982 he went to court charged with murder. ultimately he was convicted, found guilty of manslaughter for killing his father. >> he's a monster, a career kral criminal. he has been locked up 31 times. >> reporter: police point to dna and fingerprint evidence as proof james harris snuffed out a young life earlier this month. investigators say the ex-con was hired to take out the trash and do m
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Dec 1, 2014 6:00pm EST
effective immediately. live on temple university's campus, george spencer, nbc 10 news. >>>;]nwñ temple is the third sc to cut ties with cosby just the past week. last wednesday the university oñ massachusetts amherst asked him to step down as honorary co-chairman of the school's fund raising campaign and the berkeley college of music in boston ended cosby's affiliation with an online scholarship named in his honor. high point university and freed-hardeman distanced themselves from the comedian previously. >>> we're posting updates on nbc10.com and look for complete coverage on nbc 10 news tonight at 11:00. >>> now to a radical change in the weather. today temperatures were in the 60s. warm enough for people to exercise in shorts outside on west river drive. this is going to change, though, right, renee? >> uh-huh. a big change. dramatic temperature drop coming and depending on where you live, it could mean rain or even snow. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist sheena parveen is tracking the weather. what can we expect? >> we have the rain moving in. that's one of the many things w
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Dec 24, 2014 6:00pm EST
. >>> hospitalized, the latest on the condition of former president george h.w. bush. >>> and here comes santa claus. we'll show you how to track his every move. we are hot on his trail. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world
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Feb 22, 2015 6:00pm EST
thanked 42 times. harvey wine steen takes the number two spots. directors george cameron and peter lucas and jackson round out the top five. >>> mother nature made cleaning up from last night's snow easier and also made it people able to step outside. randy gyllenhaal shows us how people were cleaning up and enjoying the warm weather before the bitter cold returns. >> reporter: for much of the morning, driveways and sidewalks felt a bit more like skating rinks. >> when i came out, everything was ice. >> reporter: but by lunchtime it suddenly felt like spring. big digging out didn't take all that much effort. mother nature lendsing a helping hands turning lingering snow into melting slush. steve shoveling his driveway in a t shirt. >> it's warm and all wet and heavy. >> reporter: the city streets department says the concern going forward is flooding from all that melting runoff. and refreezing overnight as temperatures dip down. we could see another icy rush hour commute on monday. for now, on this spring-like sunday afternoon, a chance for kids to hit the sledding hill at fairmount
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Dec 8, 2014 6:00pm EST
for a fence. >>> lawmakers investigating lane closures on the george washington bridge argued over the debt, finances and motive of the investigation. panel released its interim report which does not show enough evidence for link governor christie to those lane closures, but they say many questions are still unanswered including why the governor and his chief of staff deleted a series of text messages that could have been used as evidence. >> all the documents are there. we didn't make up one thing. >> what we have is a runaway committee perhaps driven by agenda not rooted in determining truth but rather by blind ambition. >> they will call for a new bill aimed at better transparency. >>> we continue for follow developing story out of maryland. six people are now dead after a small plane crashes into a home and bursts into flames. the victims include three people on the plane and a woman and her young son who lived inside the home. preliminary information shows the plane was attempting to land at the nearby montgomery county maryland air park. >>> one of the victims on the plane ha
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Nov 20, 2014 6:00pm EST
george hatallowich. the two accepted gifts from engineering firms who wanted turnpike work. >>> new charges for this man, a man police caught driving with another man stuck in his broken windshield. today marcos ortega faced a judge in ocean county. ortega is charged with vehicular homicide. kenneth moehler died from his injuries yesterday. one week after being hit as he was walking in little egg harbor township. >>> now, can i get something from you? >> what's that? >> that none of that will be shown? >> bill cosby faces questions about the sexual assault allegations against him. how he tried to keep this interview from ever being shown. >>> and would you let a stranger borrow your car in exchange for free parking at the airport? we'll explain the new service that's starting up if philadelphia today. >>> get ready for a roller coaster ride. i'll tell you when the freezing temperatures will return, plus listen to this, i'm tracking 70-degree temperatures. that's not too far away. i'll break it all down for you in my exclusive nbc 10 first alert forecast. >>> coming up tonight, immig
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Jan 29, 2015 6:00pm EST
was the president or not. i think we're going to -- we of course, have george spencer at the sheridan in old city, but we'll probably stay with this shot of air force one because we expect the president to get off any minute. usually when the president comes to philadelphia he will have one or two congress people with him. they are here. they beat him here and they traveled by bus a day and a half ago to be at this retreat and it would be interesting to see who is traveling with the president, if anyone from our area. >> we know the first lady is not traveling with him. they have been overseas just back from saudi arabia. a city that did see some controversy about whether mrs. obama should have had a scarf on herr head so it's been a busy week. >>iblely the exit is pretty seedy. that doesn't seem to be the case. i think we were told by our producer that there may be some sort of problem -- >> issue there with the stairway or the door. perhaps the stairway there, but once the president leaves here in his motorcade as rosemary told us traffic is certainly an issue and i-95 part
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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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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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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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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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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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