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Nov 1, 2016 4:00pm EDT
coverage continues from sky force 10, nbc 10's george spencer is keeping afternoon eye on things in above. george, what do you see right now? >> reporter: jacqueline big problems related to regional rail are now adding insult to injury on this first day of the streak. these regional rail trains are not moving and septa is now confirming to us that they are having to cancel a number of this evening's regional rail trains all related to disruption from picketers, they say strike related picketers are blocking access to some of the facilities where regional rail train crews typically report to work. that is causing septa to then cancel a number of the regional rail trains that were scheduled to be the backup, the fail safe for commuters who are typically used to relying on this city division. those regional rails of course go in and out of center city, they were meant to carry many of the commuters who were left stranded on this strike's city division subways and busses. but again, septa is now saying that many of its regional rail trains will be cancelled tonight because the pickets a
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Nov 3, 2016 4:00pm EDT
traffic. >> george blacher is live over the vine street express way. >> reporter: day three of this strike with no end in sight and it seems many of these would-be septa riders using their cars. this cross town artery has been even more heavily trafficked during this strike, even right now shortly after 4:00, the sort of peak rush hour-like delays already occurring on the vine street expressway. this cross town artery crowded any time, but during these strike days it has been especially congested, you've got to imagine the number of people who are taking this route either over to 95 and either direction are routes that would be served by septa city division. all of this traffic, certainly increasingly congested earlier in the day as we move through this day three of the septa strike. we'll be keeping an eye on it from above. live in sky force 10, i'm george spencer, nbc 10 news. >> jessica boyitboyington has h eyes on the streets and the rails. >> doylestown is having some problems. trenton train 22 minutes late and 20 minutes late for an airport train. so we are seeing those delays
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Dec 30, 2016 4:00pm EST
their start in 1774. the troop escorted president elect george washington to his swearing in. the unit will take part along with 8,000 other participants. >> a matter of what the party or the president, we are very enthusiastic and loyal and patriotic for our country and are thrilled to be a part of the inauguration. >> in addition to the city cavalry, a marching band is also scheduled to be in the parade. >> the incoming city council and city treasurer will take their own. the ceremony is free and open to the public. doors open at 7:45. >> philadelphia police looking for a thieve that stole a diamond ring worth $11,000. the thieve was seen headed for the subway. we will follow the story and bring you any update. >> prosecutes say it happens too often. people are trusted to handle your money only to steal it. >> we met paul after the boston marathon bombing. his company makes security equipment. his products are used by the police and at the u.s. open. >> i cannot pay my employees. >> not because business is bad. he blame this is man, a former employee. >> he had access to funds to buy
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Feb 9, 2016 4:00pm EST
for some candidates. nbc 10 dedicated to bringing you complete political coverage. george spencer is live in manchester with more of the final push for support. george. >> reporter: jacqueline, in a handful of new hampshire towns the polls actually opened at midnight, closed shortly thereafter with the results tallied almost immediately. and one such town the winner was republican john kasich and democrat bernie sanders but the question at this point is who can pull off a statewide win and just as much who can pull off second place. with a total of nine ballots cast in dicksville notch kasich snatched the win with one more vote than republican donald trump, bernie sanders took all four on the democratic side. >> that's it. >> most other polls opened at 7 with candidates from both parties waiting outside to make one last impression with an estimated half million voters. >> we're going to keep working literally until the last vote is cast and counted. >> chris christie hopes the final count adds up to a second place for him. trailing by double digits he'd consider that a win. >> donald
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Dec 31, 2015 4:00pm EST
like no matter where you'll be. we begin with nbc 10's george spencer live at penn's landing with the city's first new year's eve fireworks will go off in about two hours. hey, george. >> reporter: the planning for a fireworks spectacle of this scale is truly immense. hours and hours of work, of planning and producing for every single minute of fireworks that we see overhead. and for the crowds of thousands who will show up here at penn's landing and specifically at the blue cross riverrink here, this truly is the best vantage point. this is two shows on one barge? late this morning we got an up close look at the 300 feet of floating fireworks, which will light up the new year's eve sky like never before tonight, and watching on the ground from the blue cross riverrink and winter fest, first-time families like chris sullivan. >> i'm actually pretty excited. it will be the first time we've done anything down in the city as a family. for new year's. >> this is just going to blow you away from start to finish. >> reporter: the full show? >> absolutely. >> reporter: ken, tonight's firewor
NBC
Jan 22, 2016 4:00pm EST
coverage continues now up in the air. nbc 10's george spencer live in sky force 10 above a very crowded parking lot in south philly. what do you see there, george? >> reporter: yeah, talk about a prestorm behive of activity. you can see the huge line of shopping carts passing in front of the walmart here in south philadelphia. and a parking lot that is daeflt beyond your typical friday afternoon crowds as people complete their standard before the storm purchases that you heard cydney long talking about earlier. parking lot, as you can see in these live pictures from above, is packed. we see taxi cabs passing through here, dropping people off to pick up their supplies. the good news is, hopefully the people inside stopping in the parking lot right now are picking up the supplies, taking care of their errands, then heading home all set to begin riding out this storm. we will be monitoring the storm from sky force 10 high above the city of philadelphia to give you the best vantage point. we'll be back with you guys shortly. for now, over the walmart in south philadelphia, george spencer, n
NBC
Sep 2, 2016 4:00pm EDT
is transforming. >> nbc 10's george spencer is live onboard sky force 10 giving us a bird's-eye view. george? >> reporter: yeah, keith and jacqueline, you guys know, tens of thousands of people attend this concert. up to 40,000 people a day. i'll give you a look exactly what's going on on the ground right now. you see the main stage fully constructed and ready for performances by rihanna and cold play saturday and sunday nights respectively. if you're headed out of philly this afternoon, this may be one of the delays you hit. the cars on the left side of your screen headed toward 676 right now. the oval is already closed to traffic. for the bulk of the weekend, the parkway will be closed as well, along with parks of kelly drive and other nearby streets. of course, as organizers set all of this up, weather is a major concern this weekend. the city's licenses and inspection division told us today all of the tents and stages here do have high wind limits. and the city has a very detailed plan to deal with any problematic storm winds that may occur. for now, though, the annual event
NBC
Dec 27, 2016 4:00pm EST
obama visited hiroshima. >>> we are learning new details about george michael's final days and his sudden death. the pop star's long time boyfriend tweeted that he found his partner dead in his bed first thing christmas morning. a friend to the star also told the british newspaper that the british singer was still struggling with addiction. michael's death came after he stayed out of the spotlight for the last few months. >> he became very, very reclusive, he wasn't seen around that much, he didn't do that much. but an amazing career. >> george michael died of heart failure on sunday, he was 53 years old. >>> philadelphia celebrating kwanzaa. today philadelphia mayor jim kenney received a unity cup from the kwanzaa cooperative. >> these kinds of celebrations are positive, it gives our young people an identity that was ripped from them and they need to recover that identity. i think that's extremely important for philadelphiians to move forward together. >> the celebration honors african heritage and tradition. each of the seven days of kwanzaa is dedicated to a certain principle. >
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Sep 23, 2015 4:00pm EDT
about father serra is that, as george was saying, that he left a life behind. he went out of his comfort zone to try to bring faith to people. >> that's a message the peep wants to get across. >> exactly right. that's what he spoke about in cuba. he spoke about the importance of us all going out, he references mary, jesus' first disciple, the first person to be a servant and he fundamentally believes that all of us, every single person, regardless of our economic background, that we can go out and in service, that great quote, you find yourself and find people in need. you find struggle. you find empathy, you find connection. i think that's a big part of the story is somebody who changed their life and the pope himself also changed his own life and is a big believer we can all change as can the church, right? >> and, and, went literally to what he thought was the end of the earth. there was no coming back. we fly from spain to california and think nothing of it. to leave the comfort zone of european academic life and go into what is now california was an act of extraordinary hero
NBC
Feb 1, 2017 4:00pm EST
investigative reporter george spencer digging into the security features at this facility. he'll have a live report on what he found. that's coming up at 4:30. >>> turning to our weather, a really mild start to february. a live look outside the philadelphia museum of art. temperatures were above normal today. don't get used to it, though. it's a bit breezy this morning. we found this person bundled up as he walked his dog at a community center park. >>> a fawarm start to february t it's not going to last long. >> nbc10's glenn hurricane schwartz is tracking it for us. >> oh, yeah, it's going up and down and up and down and that's just until next week. even with the clouds we managed to get up to 50 degrees. 10 degrees above average. 49 in philadelphia. even allentown, 43 degrees. that barely got above freezing yesterday. so, things have certainly warmed up. and that's about it. for the warmup. because tomorrow is going to get a little colder. and then friday and saturday are very cold. the low normal temperatures, before we start going back up again on sunday. during the night to
NBC
Nov 27, 2015 4:00pm EST
straw this season for a lot of fans out there. nbc 10's george spencer heard from a lot of those angry and depressed fans today. george, what did they have to tell you? >> reporter: jim, the eagles' last win, a win against the cowboys, now feels like a distant memory. today the daily news is asking if the team might be chip wrecked. this black friday certainly feels black and bleak if you're an eagles fan. >> for the eagles, a total embarrassment. >> reporter: on the field yesterday in detroit, the eagles endured a thanksgiving throwdown so painful some fans here at home could not watch. >> i actually turned it off halfway through. >> reporter: couldn't stand it? >> couldn't take it. >> reporter: and for those who tried right through to the brutal 45-14 final, there was little to be grateful for. >> i'm not feeling too good about it. i don't know, i had high hopes and now i'm a little concerned. >> i was going to wait till dinner to have a drink and told my girl, i said, i got to open the wine right now. >> reporter: decked out in phillies gear, he's already looking to move on from thi
NBC
Jan 15, 2016 4:00pm EST
stick around for your saturday next in my first alert forecast. >>> i'm george spencer in sky force 10. it is a change that would impact the daily commutes of more than 100,000 drivers. how penndot may use the existing interstate 76 infrastructure to move even more cars. we live in a pick choose, choose, choose. but at bedtime? ...why settle for this? enter sleep number, and the lowest prices of the season. sleepiq technology tells you how well you slept and what adjustments you can make. you like the bed soft. he's more hardcore. so your sleep goes from good, to great, to wow! save $1100 on the i8 mattress with purchase of sleepiq technology and flexfit3 adjustable base. ends monday. know better sleep with sleep number. >>> this is nbc 10 news. >> well, the gloves are off, and so are most of the heavy coats and hats here in center city. we made it into the 50s today, but now we're looking ahead to a wet friday night. first alert radar tracking heavy rain moving in later tonight. >> first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is tracking when that rain will start for us.
NBC
Oct 13, 2015 4:00pm EDT
in the city's kingsessing neighborhood. george spencer is live in our digital operations center where he just got new information. what did investigators say, george? >> they believe this man and his wife were targeted for money, money that the family did not even have in their home. police have also verified the identity of this victim. 50-year-old tony harris was a father of three children, one of those kids just ten months old. police say harris was shot in the head last night shortly after 11:00 when three armed men stormed in through his unlocked front door. robbers pushed his wife back into the kitchen at gunpoint and shot him in the living room as those little kids slept upstairs. the whole time the robbers were demanding cash that this small time electronics and smartphone repairman didn't even have. >> the money, so sort of lets us believe that they felt it was a large amount of money somewhere in the house. why they thought that, we don't know. we'll get to the bottom of it, though. >> around the same time police were called to this car crash. that chevy malibu was ori
NBC
Oct 7, 2016 4:00pm EDT
breaking news. george spencer is live in skyforce 10 over a crash on i-95. george, tell us where you are and what's happening. >> reporter: rosemarrosemary, t 95 southbound approaching the gerard exit. you see a car in one of those middle lanes is stacked up, causing traffic to be stopped in that middle lane during the evening rush hour. people are having to change lanes and try to wiggle around this. apparently it just happened recently. no police on the scene yet. as we zoom out, and you're looking at up northbound at some of the delays that are building. again, these are the southbound lanes on i-95, near the gerard avenue exit, building delays for anyone who uses that route to get home on this friday evening. live in skyforce 10, george spencer, nbc 10 news. >> announcer: now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >>> hurricane matthew continues to move to the north. you can see there's a lot of u.s. land in that path, if it doesn't start making a right turn pretty soon. the outer eyewall, the strongest part of the storm, right around the eye itself, that managed to stay offshore for m
NBC
Dec 30, 2015 4:00pm EST
. >> grabbing everyone's attention. >> impact from the charges brought against bill cosby. >> george spencer digging into that angle. >> reporter: some advocates calling the charges a major step forward. why prosecutions like this one can be so difficult. >>> plus, rain's moving in for tonight. tracking what areas are going to get wet and when, next in my first alert forecast. >>> bill cosby is free now on 10% of $1 million bail for the felony charges he's facing. two hours ago the 78-year-old was arraigned at elkins park district courthouse on three felony accounts. accused of drugging a former temple employee at his home in elkins park in 2004. cosby's next court date next month. as the criminal case begins, some local advocacy groups are cheering the charges, calling them a possible turning point. >> advocates for women believe the case may become an example of a victim standing up against a powerful and famous attacker. nbc 10's george spencer spent the day talking to groups. many waiting for this for years. >> reporter: indeed, and legal observers say, prosecutions of rapes in s
NBC
Nov 17, 2015 4:00pm EST
safe. >> that includes the philadelphia marathon this weekend. nbc 10's george spencer spoke with police today. george, despite the extra security, there's no known threat against the marathon. >> reporter: jacqueline, no known threat, but as we saw in paris on friday, we won't always know ahead of time, so when runners take off from this area early sunday morning, they'll be inside a secure zone, and law enforcement will be on heightened alert. as the starting horn sounded last year, you got a sense of the scale of the philadelphia marathon, 30,000 runners, plus 60,000 spectators, and in that crowd early sunday will be mcclendon. >> i'm definitely feeling prepared. actually a little nervous about the weather. >> reporter: temperatures will be cool, but for law enforcement just a week after the paris attacks, the focus is on security. >> safety is a top priority. >> reporter: at an update today, mayor michael nutter said runners and spectators will be screened as they enter the secure starting zone along the parkway. it's a precaution that's been in place since the boston marathon
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Jan 7, 2016 4:00pm EST
started. george spencer is live in coatesville. george, this is not new. apparently this investigation started a while ago. >> reporter: yeah, jacqueline. local police had been investigating one of the middle schoolers involved in this case based on an earlier tip. up until yesterday, though, nothing had happened at the school, but when it did, this case grew to a whole new level. based in this charter school known for its rigorous academics and extracurriculars, but today administrators are responding to our region's latest nude photo sharing incident, this one involving middle schoolers. >> we take these very seriously, children under our care. >> reporter: collegiu m's ceo says the parent came to the school with a relationship issue with their child. it was investigators who uncovered the allegations that two students were showing off nude cell phone pictures of other students while they were at school. collegium is using it as a teachable moment. >> educating our parents, providing them the resources to begin the conversation with their child and we re-enforce that back at school.
NBC
Feb 8, 2016 4:00pm EST
leads in the primary. as we saw last week in iowa voters may have other ideas. george spencer live in manchester, new hampshire with a look at the mood of the voters. >> reporter: jim, as you said, trump and sanders both have double-digit leads ahead of tomorrow's first in the nation primary. but the other candidates were still out working the snowy streets and sidewalks today pushing for every final vote. critics of republican candidate chris christie gathered outside one of his campaign stops just a few miles from here, to heckle the governor as he walked in. chanting and holding signs that read new jersey's biggest loser, christie avoided the hometown critics but the push back fires him up. >> i don't want to leave any doubt in new hampshire residents mind that i'm asking for your vote. >> donald trump holds a sizable lead over the rest of the republicans, today at a rally he said he would have no problem stopping the children of syrian refugees from going to school in the u.s. >> i can look at their face and say you can't come. look, look, we have a country. >> marco rubio who
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Jan 5, 2016 4:00pm EST
president obama announced a new plan to limit gun violence across the country. nbc 10's george spencer spoke with the new commissioner today about his take on the president's new plan and how it will play into his plan as one of the city's newest leaders. george, what did he have to say? >> reporter: ross really presents himself as someone who applauds his department for what it does well, but is also willing to speak up about the things that need to change. and on this day of significant national development, leaders here in philadelphia acknowledge our city is very much a part of that larger national narrative. standing on the stage of central high school where he graduated three decades ago, richard ross jr. became philadelphia's 30th police commissioner. he takes over a department in the process of reform, with improved homicide rates, but at a tense moment of law enforcement community relations nationwide. >> complex issues with no easy fix. there's no easy way around being able to, we have to confront them and be bold about it. >> he instills in me and us a steady, quiet, confide
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Oct 30, 2015 4:00pm EDT
for the game tomorrow night. you can see the excitement. >> bye, george. >> got a lot of friends out there. >> george disappearing to the crowd. we checked out prices for a ticket, $189 to more than $800, yeah, that compared to the next home game, quite a difference. you know how much it is to the go to the next home game that's not the irish and the owls? that's only $16. >> under $20. >> $16, so there you go. >> might have to shell out 800 or more. okay, we'll check out the weather. >> football weather is so important. >> you like a big chill in the air? >> i never like a big chill, even in january, but a little chill's good. >> sure, let's find out from glenn "hurricane" schwartz how it's looking, glenn? >> you're going to be getting a chill tomorrow night, but it is going to be clear and the wind is not going to be an issue. that can happen at the linc at certain times, just ask david akers. 53 degrees, just some partly cloudy skies at kickoff, down to 48 degrees at 11:00 at night. as i said, it is going to be dry, the wind should not be strong enough to be a factor. right now we
NBC
Feb 27, 2017 4:00pm EST
, that agency will lead the evidence gathering from here on out. reporting live i'm george spencer nbc10 news. >> just a few hours ago, 180 interfaith leaders came together at lutheran seminary. it was the part of a previously plan program called come together. in light of what happened over the weekend they spoke out against into have rans and hate. >> islamaphobia, is anti-semitism. >> every headstone and every grave marker is replaced or repaired. >> there will be more meetings like this one as they watch what they describe as a growing problem across the country. cydney long in the out pouring of emotion and sidney we know we heard in george's piece just one person talking about heart broken in dealing with this and other people are just reeling from this. >> reporter: dozens if not hundreds of people have been here to mt. car mel throughout the day today. they have brought with them their tissues, and flowers. they have come to pray and check on the status of their own loved ones. just as much as these headstones tombstone here are shattered, so two are their hearts but not their fa
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Mar 4, 2016 4:00pm EST
looking for. they say he worked with the victim. george spencer is live in south philadelphia with new information about the victim and the search for her killer. what can you tell us? >> reporter: we've been watching this average as homicide detectives have been going door to door in this neighborhood looking for new surveillance video and other clues that might offer fresh details, we know it is another employee who was also working in the basement kitchen of this restaurant last night who is now at the center of this investigation. a sign posted on the front door late this morning says the cafe is closed for renovations. and police are searching for this person of interest who goes by the name noel, just the day after the murder of a restaurant cook as five customers ate dinner upstairs. >> i saw it yesterday. >> this slaed a neighbor of the 54-year-old victim who lived here in south philly, identified by police today as thung win killed in the kitchen where she spent long days. >> she is a beautiful person. that's what i'm trying to explain. a beautiful person. >> it appears there
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Jan 6, 2016 4:00pm EST
leaders. nbc 10's george spencer has been following the story since the new controversy erupted friday live along the route mummers take. >> reporter: for philadelphia's new mayor, this is personal. jim kenney himself a mum for for 35 years. he will not tolerate bigotry by bad apples on the parade here friday. with traditional music and dance, 2016 was supposed to be the year of mummers' diversity. but during the parade, some marchers were captured in brown face dressed as tacos, others parodied the gender transition of caitlyn jenner and 2016 blew up in controversy. >> can't pick on famous people, gay people, immigrants. it's not funny. >> reporter: the new philadelphia mayor has lived the mummers tradition himself. his staff is reviewing new restrictions to keep bad actors from stealing the show. like this man captured shouting a homophobic slur. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: restrictions could be anything from sensitivity training to prescreening acts. >> it's about being the right thing and being to be inclusive in understanding of all philadelphians. >> reporter: ultimately, c
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Jan 29, 2016 4:00pm EST
incident was captured on video. that is the latest in spring garden. george spencer, "nbc 10 news." >>> new information this afternoon about a murder mystery in delaware. a man was found dead in a woman's home on elder court last night. we know the killer is still on the loose but police aren't saying who is victim is. nbc 10's reporter tim furlong live on the scene to tell us more. what have you found out? >> reporter: we've been pushing for answers all day. we've been pushing and police aren't ready to give out many. you can see an officer keeping an eye on the murder scene. police had a tough time finding the family members of the man killed so they are not read the identify him. they have a suspect they believe they know who they are looking for. >> i don't know what's going on. >> reporter: police aren't telling residents much about what happened in this house last night. the homeowner works in new york during the week, last night a call was made asking police to check on the house. they found a murder scene, a male dead. >> it's an adult male, it's not a random act and so po
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Mar 22, 2016 4:00pm EDT
area. we begin with nbc 10's george spence wer the latest on the attacks. george. >> keith, the belgian prime minister declared three days of national mourning, after what he said were probably the most tragic attacks ever in that country during peacetime. brussels went into lockdown this morning after a series of explosions rocked the city's airportóg'w and subway in what appeared to be a coordinated attack. >> everyone was in panic. we had to run just because the situation was such -- everyone was scared so everyone runs. >> officials raised the terror threat level, shut down all public transport in the belgian capital and advised locals to stay indoors after the blast. >> i just saw a little bit of smoke, i didn't know exactly where the explosion happened. i know there were two explosions. and when i was outside i just saw two people had like -- really covered with blood. a lot of people whose hands were covered in blood. >> reporter: this morning police released a new picture of the suspects believed involved in the attack. local media reports they used suicide bombs filled
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Mar 25, 2016 4:00pm EDT
birds parked outside the arena. and nbc 10's george spencer is among them. >> he joins us live. you talked to some fans who are arriving really early. >> reporter: yes, college sports fans across the country will be watching closely tonight, and for the fans who are showing up here to watch in person, the excitement is building. of course our only surviving local team villanova playing states away coming up this weekend and so tonight philly's eyes will be focused here, earlier this afternoon nbc 10 cameras were watching as the unc team arrived on its bus for some afternoon shoot arounds and warm-ups. unc versus indiana is the second of the sweet 16 games here this evening. we saw crews setting up the souvenir displays this afternoon, the night kicks off with last year's runner-up, wisconsin taking on notre dame, talk about a high stakes night of basketball here at the wells fargo center. we talked to a couple of carolina fans an hour ago who drove in from york, pennsylvania. they have been fans since the michael jordan era. >> we took a shot about a month ago got the tickets hoping
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Nov 19, 2015 4:00pm EST
plan already has its critics. nbc 10's george spencer is live at school district headquarters. george, i know you've been tracking this issue the entire school year and this comes at a really difficult time for the district. >> reporter: it really does. of course, the state budget crisis is hitting the school district's bank accounts, students are expected out front in just about half an hour for an unrelated protest, and then to top it all off, the school district's new substitute teacher program has simply been unable to meet demands. seven out of every ten daily vacancies are going uncovered. at northeast high school in philadelphia, students and teachers are enduring their piece of a district-wide crisis. there simply aren't enough substitutes to cover the gaps for ill and absent teachers. >> it's really a travesty for those kids and for the teachers. >> reporter: 14-year teacher dan lynch says other teachers are trying to fill those gaps. for the first time this year, the school district outsourced its substitute staffing to a new jersey firm called source for teachers. but on th
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Oct 23, 2015 4:00pm EDT
. >> nbc 10's george spencer was on temple's campus today, where students are abuzz with excitement. >> reporter: after last night's victory, the temple owls are in uncharted territory and with the excitement of success also comes the anticipation of what's next. nbc 10 was there early this morning as the owls got off their buses at the football complex. it was, of course, a long drive back from north carolina, but a happy drive after their major win against the east carolina panthers. the team has been on a hot streak really all season and last night certainly kept that going, but now the team's focus is on a mightier opponent, notre dame and the upcoming face-off on halloween. for student fans, the record so far this season is the talk of campus. >> it's been very lively. people are really into it. we have the pep rallies, white knight last night, it was really fun. >> we're so excited because we want to go for the longest ever and we're so happy we're 7-0. the football team is the best now. >> we're just really proud of everyone and really excited for next week. >> reporter: nerv
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Jan 27, 2017 4:00pm EST
. >>> new details about the recovery of president george h.w. bush. he's expected to go home sometime this weekend or monday. he's been in the hospital for nearly two weeks after suffering pneumonia. his wife was in the hospital but was later released. >>> philadelphia's please touch museum has unveiled its plan for the future. the museum says it will become more vaurinvolved with local scs and early childhood development. it will look into ways to connect with people through digital technology. please touch museum emerged from bankruptcy last spring. >>> sky force 10 live over breaking transportation news in hadden township new jersey. all service was shut down because of the problem on the track here in westmont. service has been restored. there are delays of about 15-20 minutes. again, service has been restored. >>> the philadelphia auto show is rolling into town this weekend. >> from solar powered cars to new twists on those classics. we're getting a sneak peak at what to expect this year. tim furlong is live at the pennsylvania convention center. >> pretty cool stuff for families to s
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Jan 23, 2017 4:00pm EST
both president george h.w. bush and barbara bush. he's out of icu right now but still in the hospital. he's in great spirits and asking when he can go home. barbara bush is out of the hospital right now. both have been there for ten days. >>> back here on the afternoon rush expected to be slow for tens of thousands of local drivers not just because of the rain, the delaware river bridge is closed for several weeks for repairs. the bridge connecting pennsylvania, new jersey had to be shut down over a cracked steel truss. nbc10 has learned about four times the normal traffic crossed this skuter falls bridge earlier today. from our delaware bureau the federal government has threatened to cut funding to the wilmington housing authority. that's according to a report in the news journal. the funding threat follows a review of the authority by the decht housing and urban development, hud says the housing authority has addressed some of the issues but it is still monitoring the situation. >>> changes are expected in philadelphia's neighborhood find some business pz have racist and di
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Mar 14, 2017 4:00pm EDT
in your neighborhood. and all new at 5:00, we have live team coverage starting with george spencer live in reading, berks county. >> george, that area got hit the hardest really. >> reporter: yeah, that's absolutely right, erin. the snow actually finally stopped falling here about 90 minutes ago. already we have a city of contrasts. some sidewalks already cleared, like this
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Aug 11, 2017 4:00pm EDT
future is uncertain. george spencer was at the sale this morning. he has a look at what this means for families of the campers. >> reporter: for the next four to eight weeks, the current owners of cherokee day camp still have possession of this property, which means theoretically they can keep the camp operating through the end of summer. but after that, the road ahead for this decade's old day camp is not clear. walking out of the sheriffs sale this morning, attorneys for monument bank started the newest chapter for cherokee day camp. the bank bought back the property that's home to this kids spot after officials say the current owner fell far behind on payments. a neighbor sent his daughter to the camp 25 years ago under previous owners. >> it sounds like the end of an era. >> it probably is. for 30 years it's been a day camp. >> reporter: the sheriffs sale comes as parents and former workers are raising concerns about the recent management of the the camp itself. >> i witnessed a lot. >> reporter: jackie says she volunteered at cherokee day camp last summer while her daughter was a
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Apr 7, 2016 4:00pm EDT
12%. >> but george spencer found many are already behind on bills and uncovered concerns about the programs m the tended to help. >> climbing down his front steps, we followed jimmy on his monthly water odyssey. his home has been without running water for almost seven years now. >> living in a third world. >> like you live in a third world. >> yeah. >> so every few weeks the 62-year-old walks to the bus stop, waits and rides the mile and a half to a grocery store. he buys big jugs at more than 100 times the cost of tap water because he hit hard times and fell behind on utility bills including water 10 years ago. he's never been able to restore his water service because his home's title is in the name of a deceased friend. >> i made agreement but when i got to the water no. >> they wouldn't work with you. >> no. >> the cost of water in philadelphia may soon go up. the water department is hosting public hearings like this. to explain a new rate hike request of about 8 additional dollars on the average bill. the department says it needs the increase because of declining water use and
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Sep 23, 2016 4:00pm EDT
. >> george spencer found that it's happening yet again on the very first day of the session this week in the name of the same local lawmaker we covered once before. >> all those in favor of the motion -- >> reporter: in the state house, the rules are clear, lawmakers must be present to vote. >> the yeas are 100, the nays are 99. >> north philadelphia representative leslie acosta was absent and records voted someone voted in her name four different times. house leaders say they have no idea who's behind the so-called ghost voting. bob dick is a senior policy analyst at the commonwealth foundation, a free market think tank, we says that ghost voting diminishes accountability. >> i think pennsylvania voters want to know that the lawmakers are voting on the bills and not having their colleagues do it. >> reporter: this federal lawsuit came to light, it shows her in a scheme to embezzle more than $600,000. and she secretly pleaded guilty back in march. but this is not the first time that the nbc 10 investigators have found someone voting in acosta's name. >> we need to give pennsylvanians
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Apr 10, 2017 4:00pm EDT
their aunt pippa. prince george and princess charlotte will be page boy and bridesmaids at the may 20th nuptial. no role what their parents will have at the wedding. prince george is three, his sister charlotte is one. >> and both adoredable. >> they are. >> wrangling a refund. >> a woman turnds to "nbc10 responds." harry hairston steps in to help and offers a piece of advice for any one fighting a similar battle. >> but the supreme court finally fills the vaks vacancy on the bench. that's next at 4:00. ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪ ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪ ♪ we buy any car dot com ♪ ♪ any any any any ♪ did you know trading in your car at a dealer could cost you money? a recent study found consumers who trade in their car pay an average of $990 dollars more. so don't trade in... sell it.... to we buy any car. learn more and get your free online valuation now at we buy any car dot com ♪ find out how much your car is worth at webuyanycar.com ♪ some have it, some don't. when the odds are stacked against you, you either hide or stand up. at strayer university we've s
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Feb 9, 2017 4:00pm EST
sports. >>> big entertainment news. george clooney and his wife a mal are expecting twins. george clooney is 55 years old. the couple married in 2014. >> beyonce is having twins, they're having twins. >> she's an international human rights lawyer she's very busy. clooney has always said he thinks the number one responsibility in life is to have kids. >> they're on their way. >> how about giving birth to colder temps in the area. >> the morning snow is gone but we're now in for the bitter blast of cold air. >> all the wind isn't helping. a sustained wind, 20 to 30 to 35 miles an hour. making it feel like single digits. even that's not going to last long. i'm tracking the big change in temperatures over the next couple of days. always wins. especially in my business. with slow internet from the phone company, you can't keep up. you're stuck, watching spinning wheels and progress bars until someone else scoops your story. switch to comcast business. with high-speed internet up to 10 gigabits per second. you wouldn't pick a slow race car. then why settle for slow internet? comcast bus
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Dec 4, 2015 4:00pm EST
commit violence. nbc 10's george spencer takes a closer look at why. >> reporter: this chaos in the streets of san bernardino yesterday a possible act of terrorist and now there's words the female killer pledged allegiance to isis on facebook, that she had radicalized her american-born husband. drexel professor says women have acted as terrorists in the past but this case has a twist. >> long history of suicide bombers as women. this is an interesting phenomenon in that we have a woman that was an active shooter. >> reporter: that active role taken by tashfeen malik may be part of a renewed wave and the real possibility of female terrorists only complicates intelligence efforts to pinpoint potential terrorists before an attack occurs. >> i don't think you can profile this particular terrorist. they are coming from all socioeconomic, all religious, all ethnic, and gender. so we're seeing different sexes. >> reporter: the intelligence community is no longer surprised by women in terrorism, a notion that requires many americans to throw out assumptions about women's place in islamic fa
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Feb 17, 2017 4:00pm EST
to have cupcakes in honor of george washington's birthday. live in wilmington, nbc 10 news. >>> you can plan for your weekend with withe nbc 10 app. download it for free to get the hour by hour forecast for your neighborhood. >>> our 20 minutes of non-stop news continues with a story you'll only see here. a pair of suspects using a cr crowbar to break into a montgomery pizza shot. deanta durante is live from montgomery county. these suspects are going from town to town breaking into several small businesses? >> reporter: in one night they were here at the springfield town ship strip mall. then they hit a second business right next door. a little while later, less than a half hour, they were two towns over inside that pizza shop. lewis' family business is food. he's a third generation pizza chef. he knows criminals target shops like his. when it comes to these guys, he can't quite figure out why they've been picking on him. >> in my case, it might be someone that just doesn't like me. >> reporter: that's the only reason for why these guys would strike more than once. the first time a
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Apr 18, 2017 4:00pm EDT
governors ignored concerns about staffing for years. george spencer has more on the hostages side of the story. >> in a hotel lobby today, these somber faces tell a painful story. family members and survivors gathered publicly for the first time since this february uprising at von correctional center. >> my hostage clients are presently the walking wounded. >> reporter: attorney tom newburger is representing six of the hostages. their new lawsuit pins blame squarely on the governor. >> for 16 years it's been the policy of two governors in delaware deliberately not to employ enough officer s s to say run delaware's prisons. >> the lynch pin of this case is the 2005 uprising at the same prison. a review found inadequate stafg, but the lawsuit alleges the state continued using overtime rather than hiring more officers and building where the uprising started remained unsafe. it was widely discussed it was not a matter of if there was an explosion, but a matter of when. >> over the years, the most dangerous sight in the prison was known as building c. it was a death trap. >> reporter: nei
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Jan 19, 2017 4:00pm EST
the health of former president george h.w. bush and his wife barbara. both remain in a texas hospital but appear to be improving. the former president remains in stable condition in the icu. he has an acute prrespiratory problem stemming from pneumonia. former first lady barbara bush feels 1,000% better. >>> president obama spent his last full week as president at the white house. his schedule was mostly empty. mr. obama planned to grant one final round of clemency in what is likely his last act of president. the last batch will focus on non-violent drug offenders serving lengthy prison sentences. >>> president obama sent one final note to the american people as president today. in that note he writes, quote, all that i've learned in my time in office, i've learned from you. you made me a better president and you made me a better man. he thanks the american people for the honor as serving as the 44th president. >>> president obama will give one final fare well speech at joint andrews after inauguration tomorrow. >> he and his family will head off for a vacation in palm springs. nbc 10
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Nov 21, 2016 4:00pm EST
reporter george spencer discovers patterns that may affect your next trip to your local bank branch. >> reporter: investigators say these are the faces of bank robbers in action. and looking at the fbi's data and talking to bank robbery experts, we discovered changes and patterns. >> when i started studying bank robberies, there were occasionally women involved. >> reporter: men still commit the vast majority of the crimes. but as of last year, the fbi says more than 8% are women. >> nowadays, it's possible to see one or two women. >> reporter: of more than 4,000 robberies nationwide last year, the fbi data shows the vast majority target bank branch offices in commercial districts, not the bank's headquarters location. >> the security is pretty good there. >> reporter: the most dangerous day of the week for bank robberies is friday, and the most dangerous time, mornings between 9 and 11:00 a.m. >> they're not crimes with a lot of planning involved in them. >> reporter: not planned and not always committed by someone with a criminal past. only one in every five bank robbers has done
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Oct 17, 2016 4:00pm EDT
heard that right. >>> plus facing justice. the punishment for shooting at dislod dislod george zimmerman. >>> dow, nasdaq, and s&p all close heed down today. >> announcer: this is nbc 10 news. >>> parents, if your son or daughter has dreams of going pro, the nba has some advice. the league says kids should not focus on one sport like basketball until 14. players should take at least one day off from organized ball every week. athletes who played multiple sports at a young age are the most successful. >>> 20 years. that's how much time a florida man will have to spend in prison for shooting at george zimmerman's truck during a road rage incident. matthew apperson was sentenced today. he had seemed glad because he thought he had killed him. zimmerman is the man who had shot and killed teenager trayvon matter martin in 2012. >>> here at home, the deptford post office will be renamed. the deptford native was killed in action in afghanistan in 2010. he was 24. his mother trudy attended today's ceremony. >>> violence against republicans. next, the firebombing that's helping both part
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Jan 31, 2017 4:00pm EST
federal lawsuit. george spencer has more on the families at the center of that lawsuit. he joins us live from the breaking news center with more on this. >> that lawsuit claims the family members had valid visas and had gone through the proper channels to gain entrance to the united states. they made the announcement at city hall today shortly after filing the lawsuit. it claims the president's executive order violates the equal protection clause of the constitution by discriminating based on both nationality and religion. the sister-in-law of those sent back said she's been trying to bring her husband's family here for 13 years. >> i know by the support that we have received from lawyers, from people all around america and the world, it's just not american what has happened. >> philadelphia mayor jim kenney echoed the family's sentiments. >> to be turned around in philadelphia, the birthplace of america and put back on the same plane to be sent back for 15 more hours to a country whose own government is gassing and bombing their own citizens, to me it's just an unconscionable cold
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Mar 16, 2017 4:00pm EDT
there trying to get rid of that ice. nbc 10's george spencer is live in sky force 10 to fill us in, george? >> reporter: rosemary, talk about frigid work on this march day. these crews are just pulling up their lines on the top of the psfs building in center city after they have been working to knock the dangling ice off the edge of this building. we take a look at the traffic below. we can tell you some of the ice earlier in the day had been falling out on to the streets below. until just recently, market street in this area had been entirely closed to traffic. but since we were last above the scene, we can tell you it has reopened here east of city hall. this is big news, of course, for commuters who drive their cars in this area, but just as much for people who take septa buses. there are a number of major septa bus stops right here on market street east of city hall. market street in this area has reopened. it seems they've gotten a handle on the falling ice at least for today. that is the latest live in sky force 10. george spencer. >> thanks for that. and of course, a block o
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May 13, 2016 4:00pm EDT
center of the martin shooting is back on the auction block this afternoon. george zimmerman claims it's the same gun he used to kill martin four years ago. a second website is auctioning the gun after another site backed out yesterday. at one appointment, someone bid $65 million. thatting the was deleted, and the bid did not count. george zimmerman was acquitted and argued he defended himself when he shot the unarmed black teenager. >>> new developments in bridgegait. a judge delayed release of a list of people involved in the scandal who were not charged. now, that list includes the names of public employees and officials involve in a plot to close lanes of the george washington bridge three years ago. prosecutors were set to release that list at noon today. a judge pushed the deadline to next tuesday after someone anonymously filed a request to keep that list private. governor christie does not expect to be on the list. > > >>>. >> love that music. the man who hopes to be the future of the franchise talks since signing. he address the media this afternoon, and eagle thes selected
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Mar 18, 2016 4:00pm EDT
initially thought. george spencer joins us live with that new information that we learned from investigators. george. >> rosemary, the belgian prime minister came out and said that three suspects were arrested in today's operation, including salah abdeslam. he had been on the run for four months before his arrest today. he was the only suspect in the paris attacks who was still at large. the prime minister tweeted he received congratulations from president obama about that capture. belgian news outlets report that abdeslam was hurt in the raid, while another suspect was shot dead. authorities think abdeslam was the eighth attacker in that coordinated isis assault in paris that killed 130 people, out enjoying a friday night back in november, one was abdeslam's brother who blew himself up. authorities say the suspect slipped into bell jam after the spree. they will want to know how he evaded authorities for so long and will want him to answer questions about the plotting of the terror attack. earlier this week we can tell you that a separate raid targeting other suspects in the p
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Oct 6, 2015 4:00pm EDT
live team coverage on what happened and the impact on students. we begin with nbc 10's george spencer live in the digital operations center. george? >> investigators are confident police say their response was both seamless and automatic. you could hear the s.w.a.t. team commander giving orders to his unit in this cell phone video recorded by a student as police hunted for the person allegedly armed with a gun in the middle of this urban campus. students were hiding in their classrooms. >> just me and my teacher. i saw about one other person on the floor at the time. it was like a scary movie. >> we hear school, obviously, we're coming hard. >> joe sullivan tells us it appears this morning's incident began after a series of confrontations between two students and today people saw one of them with a gun. s.w.a.t. teams first zeroed in on the student center as the last place that suspect was seen. >> we begin that search, but at the same time receiving information from s.w.a.t. inside the building and also from detectives outside the building. >> those outside detectives were simultaneo
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Dec 1, 2015 4:00pm EST
agreement with comcast and want the company to agree to new rules. >> nbc 10's george spencer live at city hall this afternoon, where leaders are working on this deal with the clock ticking, as we said, george. >> reporter: yeah, and jim, the calendar year deadline here is really important. when a new administration and new council arrives here at city hall next year, two and a half years of negotiating on this franchise agreement could potentially start all over. so the goal is to get this deal done by thursday, before the council's final meetings of 2015. inside this city council hearing room this morning, a cable franchise agreement with broad impacts and the debate over comcast's role in the city it calls home. >> uphill battle. i've never felt i could get out of debt. >> reporter: she says the cable giant's rules have made it tough for her to afford the services she needs. but for every comcast critic, there are also supporters, like elizabeth, co-ceo of philly's boys and girls club. >> they've been doing a lot for our community, for our kids. they really spread the love and embrace w
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Jun 6, 2017 4:00pm EDT
names joj and amal chose for their baby boy and girl and how george is doing after all the excitement. >>> plus a social media scare of sorts for college-bound stude s students. how their pictures could put their admission status in jeopardy. >>> and a burn on a vebender. the video you have to see of a peacock trying to avoid capture. that's next at 4:00. >>> first here's a look at the closing bell on wall street. a down day on the markets. it takes a lot of people to make a good school day. miss hoffman gets us there safe every time. mrs. migliaccio teaches us all about fractions - and haikus - and the erie canal! miss reeves makes us sound amazing. and miss santoro always takes time to see how we're doing. miss simpkins keeps our school looking great. recess wouldn't be recess without miss basile. and mrs. mccarthy always has tons of good books to read. which makes for a pretty good day at school. ♪ pro-tip for making ribs: don't go it alone. get these great smoked ribs. thanks. sure. twenty minutes on the grill. and they're done. you think he cares if i smoke ribs for six hours?
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Sep 2, 2015 4:00pm EDT
town. >> this is brand new information. let's get to george spencer many what have you found out there, george? >> until now, everyone's been pretty much led to believe you could just show up on the parkway and get at least a pretty decent look at the pope. but now a new map has surfaced that shows huge swaths of the parkway being designated for ticket holders only. take a look at this map from the secret service. the bright red area toward the top left of your screen, that's the area we're finding out is for ticket holders, it starts right at the stage and goes all the way back to 20th street. the ticketed area also stretches for blocks around the parkway from the museum and over to 20th street, a live look at the parkway from our camera on top of the melon builden. we have known all along there would be a vip area set up in front of the stage the world meeting of families website says this is free and open to the public. this view shows the big swath of the parkway that we're just now learning, will be held for ticket holders only. the big question how do you get a ticket and are the
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