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team in williamsport. and we're track showers and possible storms for this afternoon. tonight and tomorrow get ready for a cooldown. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm chris cato. the taney dragons just want to make it more dramatic. that's what's going to happen. they're going to come back and win. >> i hope you're right. >> our dragon pride is not being rained on this morning. >> well, we may get rain, though, let's check with brittney about that. >> that's right, i like your narrative. we'll also see a chance of showers for the little league world series in williamsport, then clearing as we head into the rest of the evening. but a closer look outside right now, clear skies increase as we head into the rest of the morning and afternoon. it is a mild start. temperatures at 70 degrees already in allentown. mid-60s in pottstown. 66 degrees in blue bell. 65 in washington township. 65 degrees in mt. holly.
right along the shore, 72 in avalon. 70 degrees in lewis. today's high 84 degrees, as we go into tomorrow that is the beginning of a schooling trend. temperatures at 77. that's just the start as we head into the rest of the weekend. i'll let you know what to expect in the "first alert" seven-day forecast as we turn to jillian. >> good morning to you. let's start off with good news. 76 is clear both direction ez the entire length of the way. just past 202. you can see it's very clear. we do have an accident at. and an accident at upper providence at lewis road and keokuk road. this is a live look at the boulevard. northbound we still have that construction at broad street. it's throughout, blocking the lane but not causing delays. we continue to follow a fire at clifton heights, thorndale and
springfield road and penn pines. taney fans still behind mo'ne davis though she was roughed up for early runs last night. the dragons had chances to come back but they couldn't quite do it. nevada beat taney 8-1. this morning, the taney dragons are on the front and back of the philadelphia daily news. the headline "shake it off." caption reads tough one for the taney dragons but it anti-over yet. first pitch at williamsport at 7:30 tonight. nbc10's matt delucia is live in williamsport. fingers crossed, matt? >> reporter: yeah, fingers crossed. tracy, mo'ne won't be starting because she threw too many pitches last night. and it's not over just yet. as we looked at lamade stadium,
this place was packed. demand was so high tickets were issued for last night's game, and same goes for tonight. from the very beginning, it was clear philly was the home team. but from the beginning, the team from las vegas picked up run after run. starting pitcher mo'ne davis was taken out in the third inning. manager alex rice took her out so she'd still have ra chance t play in a potential rematch saturday. >> there's no question she did have her a-game today. she's certainly entitled to that. we're playing -- at this point, we're playing to get to saturday. >> reporter: that hope is what's keeping the team and fans going. >> we really hoped that they do some good things in the future. >> my son plays, too. he knows that they lose, but the next game is always around the corner. >> reporter: the crowd here topped 34,000, which is nearly
9,000 more than the attendance at last night's phillies game. we wondered if the massive attention was get to get dragons. >> i don't think for most of the kids. i think when they're playing, they don't really notice it. you know, when they do notice it, it's a good thing. i think they're fine. i think the stage, the moment got to a couple of my pitchers there at the end to, you know, i put them in tough spots. >> reporter: the manager alex rice says he and the team have been looking forward to playing chicago since they got here. two big city teams going head to head tonight at 7:30. now taney players were not made available for comment after the game, but we did get a chance to talk with a couple of their parents. we were on the edge of our seats up here. we'll hear from them coming up at 6:30. live in williamsport, i'm matt delucia, "nbc10 news."
>> yeah, the players just need to focus right now. hey, it's easy to show your love for the taney dragons. we're so team takney here. just go to our website an print out your signs. we just learned that the two americans with i b ebola will b discharged from the hospital in atlanta. nbc10 will hold a press conference to talk about the release of dr. kent brantly and nancy writebol. both were infected while working with the aid group. they are celebrating dr. brantly's recovery and the release from the hospital. a busy night for police overnight. new from overnight, philadelphia police are trying to identify the deadly shooting. officers found the man in a jeep. he died at the hospital. police are looking for the
shooter. police are also looking for the man who shot and killed a 16-year-old in south philadelphia. it happened at 21st and vickerson street. the teen was shot twice. he died at the hospital. share still interviewing with the witnesses. and in camden, a man was not at north 35th street and pierce avenue. opening statements will begin in the trial of a woman accused of kid naling a 5-year-old gill at a school. christina regusters is accused of sexually assaulting the girl after taking her from cobb elementary school. prosecutors say regusters was used in garb posing as the
child's mother. a settlement in a atlantic city hotel accused of produces gouging. any hotel agreed to pay $65,000. state officials claim that company raised room rates to $200 a night just after the governor declared a state of emergency in advance of the hurricane. before that, rooms were going for $80 a night. well you know, teachers often use current events in the classrooms, and this unrest in ferguson, missouri, is a perfect example. but one lesson has a teacher in big trouble. what students say they were told to do in class. and a life-saving lesson in this classroom. students listen up in new jersey, learning cpr is now the law. forecast. we're tracking changes a chance of s showers today, tomorrow. then cooler temperatures for the weekend. what to expect in the "first alert" seven-day forecast.
>> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning, as we head into the rest of your thursday, clouds will increase, we'll see showers even a chance of isolated thunderstorms heading into today. cooler temperatures on the way as well. that's going to set us up for a fall-like weekend. daytime highs in 70. in philadelphia,i;cl 69 degrees. humidity, 84%. wind speeds at 6 miles per hour. temperatures this morning at 62 degrees in the poconos. 70 degrees in allentown. mid-60s in pottstown. 66 degrees in westchester. mild start to the morning, closer to the shore at 72 degrees. we're at 65 in dover. and 69 currently in wilmington. we do have an area of low pressure associated closer to toronto. the cold front is going to move right through our region. that's going to drop our
temperatures by 9:00 a.m., we'll see a chance of scattered showers. clouds will increase as we head into the morning hours. we'll keep a chance of on and off showers throughout the day heading into the afternoon. intensity will pick up into the shore. we head into the overnight hours, 3:00, 4:00, if you are right along the shore, you're going to hear thunder out there. thunderstorms expected and another round as we head into friday. still warm. 84 degrees. the cold front moves through. drops into the 70s. 77 we stay that way for the start of the weekend. 79, with plenty of sunshine on sunday. >> before we can start thinking about the weekend we have to get you to work this morning. there were a cub of trouble spots. >> nbc10's "first alert" traffic reporter has the headlines. jillian. >> no problems on mass transit. everything is on or close to schedule. bridges are clear of any delays or problems but we have two accidents that i continue to kol in montgomery county. an accident at king of prussia,
and lewis road at keokuk road. those are the only two accidents we're following. this is say live look at the blue route. this is the northbound side as drivers head out to 76 but you can see both directions of blue route are clear right now. no accidents to report there. same situation on the majors in new jersey. 295, and 168, declalaware majo also. taney dragons mo'ne davis getting attention because of her arm. >> i just like sports and i love baseball and i just wanted to play the game. and it was just very hurtful when she said no. >> in delaware valley root on the dragons, the first that had very little to go to do with the game of baseball. and a university is ending a popular pregame tradition.
securities. it's the largest settlement in the 2008 meltdown. happening today, texas governor rick perry will visit washington to discuss the problems plaguing his state. perry ordered national guard troops to the texas/mexico border saying he's troubled by the influx of unaccompanied minors across that border. a teacher at a school in alabama is on leave after being accused of having her students re-enact the shooting of michael brown. a parent reported that the teacher had a white student act as the police officer and a black student be michael brown. the parent claim, the teacher is teaching hate. administrators are investigating. the california highway patrol officer who was seen on video beating a woman on the side of the freeway has been relieved of duty. you'll remember the cell phone
video from last night. prosecutors are deciding on whether daniel andrew will face charges. but police have sent a report outlining what they call serious charges for the officer. miss morning, searching for survivor in a deadly landslide in japan near hiroshima. 17 people are missing. police and rescue dogs searching through the rubble. hamas said three of the senior military leaders were killed in an israeli air strike in gaup said an a on a is one of several carried out today. palestinian police and health officials say six people were killed in the strike. they say dozens of others remain trapped in the four-story building targeted by israel. about 50 dogs rescued in mississippi could eventually find new homes in pennsylvania.
officials sell us those dogs were living out without clean water, food and shelter. the humane society says they'll try to look for adigit homes in northern virginia, western maryland and harrisburg, pennsylvania. and the human society sent us that video of how the dogs looked when they were found. some of the animals are extremely underweight. and they have untreated medical conditions including broken legs and open wounds. well, a pregame tradition at penn state university is no more. the school's athletic department has ended the blue van tailgate pep rallies. those were held before the games at penn state's basketball arena. officials say they're looking at new ways to get the fans involved with the football team including accompanying them as they arrive at beaver stadium. from our trenton bureau, new
jersey high school students are now required to learn cpr. under a new law, lessons will be taught to all charter students in the ninth and 12th grades. the students will not have to be certified. 5:49 right now. mo'ne davis and the taney dragons face a must-win game. joanne played two games for the broomhal reds. a letter from williamsport arrived explaining that joanne could no longer play because she was a girl. >> i just fell apart. i started to cry. i didn't understand it. i was 9, i just wanted to play baseball. >> joanne's great nephew jake now plays in the same league his aunt was kicked out of 42 years ago.
>> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning, changes on the way for us. temperatures are going to drop down into the 70s tomorrow. we're also tracking storms today and that's going to set us up for a fall-like weekend with the cooler temperatures expected heading into philadelphia. for philadelphia, 69 degrees. just a few clouds and humidity at 84%. wind speeds light out of the southeast at 6 miles per hour. throughout the rest of the area, 62 degrees. 70 degrees in allentown. 67 in trenton. mid-60s in mount holly. 69 degrees in wilmington. a mild start to the morning. as we head into the afternoon, our temperatures will warm close to average. our average for this time of year, 85. today's high 84 degrees. tomorrow, take a look, dropping down into the 70s. the reason why a cold front is going to sweep through the region, we also have an area of low pressure that's going to come a little closer to us. so the combination of those two
things going to bring us showers. also a possibility of thunderstorms and help drop our temperatures. as we head into the rest of the morning hours. a few scattered showers possible by 9:00 a.m. by 2:00 p.m., we're looking at the possibility of rainfall. really light. but the possibility of isolated shower us and thunderstorms especially as we head into the overnight hours. closer to toms river right along the shore, expect the intensity and rainfall to pick up. as we head into tomorrow, again, we'll see another round of showers so keep your umbrella handy over the next 24 hours because we expect more rainfall heading into from night, closer to delaware. we will start to see more clearing as we head into saturday morning and saturday afternoon, we'll try out and the temperatures will stay down and stay in the 70s. taney take on chicago. those dragons will see temperatures around 7:00 p.m., with a chance of showers drying out as we head into the later part of the game. 68 degrees, mainly dry for us.
if you're heading down the shore, expect temperatures to warm into the 70s. 70 degrees, a lot cooler, 76 on saturday, drying out. a beautiful weekend on tap. i'll have your seven-day forecast coming up. we'll see delays on the roadways as you get ready for work. >> nbc10's traffic reporter jillian mele is monitoring all the cameras. >> well, that construction from the boulevard finally cleared. it was northbound at broad street. as you can see, it is completely gone. no delays on the boulevard. 422 at trooper, everything is looking good. drive time is seven minutes between oaks and 202. average speeds on the majors and the pennsylvania turnpike in the 60s. no accidents to report. we do have an accident king of prussia, cross creek corrodroad. crime fighters in this area have a new cool they can use.
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four minutes before 6:00 right now. from our delaware bureau, today senator tom carper will give a tour of new improvements to sussex county airport. the runway at georgetown airport was expanded to 6500 feet with federal, state and local funding. also trees were removed mere the runway and lighting and pavement striping was added. this makes it possible for larger planes to land at the airport. police in pennsylvania now have a new tool to help them put child predators behind bars. it's a mobile computer forensic unit. police and state politicians took a look at the new unit yesterday in phoenixville. computer evidence and lab work that took the unit nine months to sort out now can be done in hours using the truck. >> what the truck is able to do
roll up on the scene and do a full examination of cell phones, computers or media within a home or business. >> agents are equipped with protective gear just in case they get a warrant and have to conduct a raid. well, it looks like atlantic city got a much needed shot in the arm from the free beach concerts that were held. blake shelton, lady antebellum. those concerts were huge hits. one example, the casino investment community has been granted a grant for the triathlon. and $27,000 was approved for more summer concerts on the board walk. livenation says it will bring ten big-name shows to the board walk. livenation was behind blake shelton and lady antebellum shows as well.
a pop-up sheet. hundreds of people dress entirely in white. find out the exact location of the feast just before it happens. we do know tonight's will happen to south broad street. from dinner to dessert. a special treat. nbc10 in camden will police officers added serving ice cream to their resumes. you see with the help of a fully loaded police truck, the police department gave out predesserts to camden kids. >> that's a cool thing. the online dinner, i'd be worried about mustard stain. abthat.h you. can see why you'ri "nbc10 news" starts right now. >> announcer: nbc10 news starts now. it's time to turn up the heat. the taney dragons get one more shot in the little league world series tonight. track showers. more clouds are moving into the
delaware valley. find out when we will be hit with more rain, maybe even some thunderstorms. good morning, this is "nbc10 news." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm chris cato, we are not turning up the heat. another mild start. "first alert" meteorologist brittney shipp has that. >> a chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms as we press into the afternoon and evening, lingering into tomorrow. we're also going to see cooler temperatures. let's take a look outside. a beautiful sunrise. you can see just a few clouds over the city skyline. a closer look at the right now temperatures. we are in the 60s for reading. 66 degrees. 69 in philadelphia. atlantic city at the airport, 64 degrees. so a mild start to your morning, but again as we head into the rest of your afternoon, temperatures range between 82 and 85. showers and storms possible. mainly as we head into the afternoon and into the evening. lingering into tomorrow, i'll let you know when everything will clear up and what to expect for the weekend. that's coming up in the "first alert" seven-day forecast, for
now, we're checking in with jillian for a look at traffic. >> good morning, brittney. starting out at the ben franklin bridge. all of the area bridges are clear of any problems or delays which is good news. this is a live look at 95 and 495, that is actually looks out ataaroad. route 30 bypass, near 340, no delays to report out there. we do have an accident in upper providence township, lewis road at keokuk road. from king of prussia at frederick street and crossfield road. those are the only two accidents we still have out there this morning. they've been with us for about 45 minutes use caution or extra time heading out in that direction. good news, we're not reporting any problems with mass transit, chris. a live picture this morning, a look at the little league world series complex in williamsport which you