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nbc 10 news starts now. >> this morning, an accident on the way to a delaware barn fire lands a volunteer fire truck in a ditch. how this mishap in kent county impacted efforts to fight that fire. plus, a rally is planned in center city this weekend for today's graduation speech at vermont college by a man convicted of killing a philadelphia police officer. and a chilly change for our region today. here's a live look at center city from our camera atop the comcast tower. you probably want to grab a jacket or sweater this morning. the forecast is straight ahead. good morning, everybody. i'm ted greenberg. thanks so much for being with us. it is 9:00 on this sunday, october 5th, and we get our first check of the first alert
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forecast from meteorologist brittney shipp in the weather center. temperatures in the 40s right now, britney. >> 40s, even the 30s throughout our area, so it is a cold start. make sure you have a jacket as you head out the door. temperatures staying below average, in the low 60s. so definitely going to feel like the middle of fall. here's a live look outside. it looks gorgeous. it is going to be nice today. it's just going to be cold. here's a look at our temperatures. 38 degrees in mount pocono. 44 degrees in allentown. 50 degrees in philadelphia. we warm to 51 in millville today. temperatures range between 59 and 61 degrees. how long the cooler temperatures will last. i'll tell you in my full forecast. 9:01. new from overnight, philadelphia police are investigating a triple shooting in cobb's creek. three people were wounded outside cousin danny's exotic haven. the victims were taken to the hospital of the university of pennsylvania. all three in critical condition. and philadelphia police are investigating a double shooting in feltonville.
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two men were shot near the intersection of kensington and sedgely just after midnight. both are hospitalized. they are stable. police tell nbc 10 they found a gun at the scene that was registered to one of the victims. so far, no arrests. this morning in delaware, a barn in leipsic, kent county, is destroyed after a predawn fire, and a fire engine on the way to that scene was involved in an accident. matt delucia just spoke with one of the firefighters who was on that truck. >> reporter: this is what firefighters in leipsic, kent county were heading to, a large barn fire. but before one of the crews could get there, there was trouble. >> our truck flipped. fire truck flipped. >> the east side of the truck got off on to the shoulder and we wound up going down into the ditch. >> mike greco was on that truck at around 2:30 this morning. he and four others were trying
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to get around a tanker on this two-lane road just a few hundred feet from the fire. this is where it happened. you can see the tire tracks right there, and where the truck wound up, about three feet below the road. >> as soon as the tanker went past us, he got up to see if we were all right. he told everybody at the scene that everybody was all right. the truck's replaceable. the firemen aren't, and the firemen were okay, so we're fine from that point. >> reporter: matt delucia, nbc 10 news. happening today, a protest by philadelphia police at the site of the murder of officer daniel faulkner. the demonstration will be in response to a college speech being given today by the officer's convicted killer, mumia abu-jamal. a recorded speech by abu-jamal will be played today for 20 students at goddard college in vermont. abu-jamal received a bachelor's degree from that school in 1996 while behind bars. abu-jamal is serving life in
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prison for killing officer faulkner in center city in 1981. nbc 10 spoke with faulkner's widow. she says the graduates could have chosen anyone to give them inspiration, and they made the wrong choice. >> sometime in their future of their life, they are going to come across either a loved one, or maybe a friend that will lose their life brutally, and when they do, they can think of me. >> goddard college says it does not condone the violence, but does encourage students to take on controversial subjects. in mercer county, the first death related to enterovirus d68 in our area has health and school officials taking safety precautions. gold and blue ribbons line eli waller's neighborhood in hamilton township. on friday night, authorities confirmed it was enterovirus d68 that took the life of the 4-year-old boy who attended
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preschool at yardville elementary. >> the virus attacks very rapidly and suddenly. the child exhibited no symptoms when he was put to bed that evening. he was fine. and the next morning, he had passed. >> the school district says it has added extra staff to disinfect the school. another meeting on the issue is set for tonight at 7:00 at steiner high school. for realtime updates, visit nbc10.com. we have information on the symptoms and tips from health care experts. happening today, the freelance nbc news photographer who contracted ebola in liberia while covering the outbreak will be flown to nebraska for treatment. meantime, thomas duncan, the liberian who's being treated for
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ebola in texas, has gotten worse. he is now in critical condition. the head of the cdc says about 50 people who had contact with duncan have been tested and located. so far no one is showing symptoms, however. >> we are confident that none of those with definite contact had any symptoms related to ebola. none of them had fever. we'll be watching that very closely. >> bed sheets and mattresses have been taken out. the ebola risk will be the topic of discussion on this morning's "meet the press." moderator chuck todd and his guests will talk about how the u.s. is handling the response. it's right here at 10:30 on nbc 10. tonight, family, friends, and members of law enforcement will remember a pennsylvania state trooper who was killed at
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a montgomery county shooting range. they say it happened during a training exercise. kendra was 26 years old. he had been a member of the state police since june of 2012. he was a graduate of temple university and was engaged to be married. it is now day 23 in the search for suspected trooper killer eric frein, and new details are emerging about text messages he was sending the day of the attack. the "times tribune" of scranton reports a friend received a text from frein less than five hours before he allegedly opened fire outside a pennsylvania state police barracks in pike county on september 12th saying all is good. frein also said he was heading back to delaware. according to police, he lied to relatives and others about working in delaware, so he could prepare for that ambush. one trooper was killed and a
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second wounded in the attack. in the city of chester, the family of a man killed in a fire bombing wants answers, especially since he was targeted twice before. anthony damir gorman died yesterday in the fire at his home in baldwin street in chester. fire investigators are calling it suspicious. officials told nbc 10 gorman's home was fire bombed twice in the past. police told us they're investigating the fire bombing as a possible retaliation involving an outlaw motorcycle gang. gorman's family told us he was a member of a motorcycle club, but has been disabled since an accident in 2009. the head of the cooper health system and his wife will be remembered this week. the consumer, as you might remember, died under mysterious circumstances in their north jersey home. a memorial service for john and joyce sheridan will start at 11:00 tuesday morning at the war memorial in trenton. a private funeral is also
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planned. the consumuple was found in the burning bedroom of their home. investigators say the fire was deliberately set. however, there still is no cause of death for either of them. it's a loss for penn state when it comes to a lawsuit over the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal. we'll explain what it means for the university. plus, artifacts lost. we now know just what kind of objects from 9/11 were destroyed in that fire at the flight 93 memorial in shanksville, virginia. -- pennsylvania.
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family members of alan henning, who was murdered at the hands of isis, are remembering their loved one this morning as a fantastic guy. >> he had a heart of gold. just awesome guy.
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i love him to death with all my heart and he will be sadly missed. >> the british native was a nonmuslim who left behind a wife and two teenagers to help muslim friends drive aid convoys to the victims of syria's civil war. henning was held for nine months by isis before he was beheaded. the parents of a u.s. aide worker threatened with beheading by isis militants are pleading for their son's release. >> most of all, know that we love you. and our hearts ache for you to be granted your freedom so we can hug you again and then set you free to continue the life you have chosen. the life of service to those in greatest need. >> peter was taken hostage in october of last year in syria where he was providing aid for refugees. his parents say he converted to islam while in captivity and his faith had provided him comfort. in hong kong, tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters held a defiant rally after the government told them to clear the streets.
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the rally remained peaceful through this morning. earlier in the weekend, though, tensions flared between the protesters and those who opposed them. police arrested 19 people following those clashes. officials say the protesters must be gone by tomorrow. in virginia, the parents of a missing college sophomore are asking whoever is responsible for her disappearance to help them find her. hannah graham vanished on september 13th. she was attending the university of virginia in charlottesville. a man was arrested and charged with her abduction. police say there is evidence linking the suspect to the death of a virginia tech student in 2009. an update now on the fire at the flight 93 memorial in shanksville, somerset county. the american flag that flew above the u.s. capital on september 11th was destroyed as well as some of the passengers and crews' items. the headquarters building was destroyed, but the museum that's under construction was not damaged. there still is no word on a cost. the memorial remains open for
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visitors. a pennsylvania judge is refusing to throw out a lawsuit involving a $60 million fine against penn state university in the jerry sandusky case. penn state accepted the penalty as part of a deal with the ncaa. state treasurer rob mccord and a state senator sued to have the money used to fight child abuse in pennsylvania. the ncaa had planned to distribute the money nationwide. the judge's ruling could set up a trial early next year. still ahead, we'll meet this week's wednesday's child. plus, an autumn chill is definitely in the air this morning. brittney? >> that's right. we're going to be slow to warm up, but as we head into the afternoon, we will see temperatures in the low 60s. i'll have details in your full forecast.
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now 9:17. today the eagles will try to regain their winning form when they host the st. louis rams. you're looking live at lincoln financial field in south philadelphia. a sold out crowd is expected for the 1:00 game. the birds are coming off their first loss of the season at san francisco. the birds are 6.5-point favorite to beat the rams this afternoon. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. as we head into the rest of your sunday, we are going to see a chilly start. a cold sunday on tap for us, with temperatures staying well below average in the low 60s, but not to worry, we'll head
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right back into the 70s as we push into tomorrow to start your workweek. a live look right now, lincoln financial field. looks like a few tailgaters out there already. hopefully they brought their jackets because temperatures are starting off this morning mainly in the 40s and 50s throughout philadelphia. so 50 degrees right now. our humidity is at 50%. wind speeds out of the west at 13 miles per hour. still with a bit of a breeze, but we should see light wind speeds for the rest of today. 44 in allentown. in the 40s in pottstown. 49 in wilmington. earlier this morning, we were close to freezing. we are seeing cooler air stretch all the way down into parts of cincinnati and nashville.
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there's the cool over our entire region. we are going to see this cool air retreating. you'll notice the difference as we head into our overnight hours tonight, pushing into tomorrow. so we will see mild conditions returning, although temperatures will still be a little bit below average for us tonight. not quite as cold as what we saw last night. our average for this time of year, 72 degrees. as we push into your monday, back to the 70s. the satellite radar shot shows quiet conditions. all the rainfall that we saw yesterday is well-off to the northeast. so we'll see plenty of sunshine, but just chilly conditions. below average for us this time of year. today, we'll see a range between 59 and 61 degrees. sunny and chilly, if you plan on heading out to the lincoln financial field, expect temperatures to stay right around 58 degrees for kickoff, and as we head towards the end of the game, we'll be at 60 degrees. 61 is your official high today. if you take a look at tomorrow,
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72 degrees. a lot warmer than what we're seeing today. a chance of showers starts on tuesday. mid 70s tuesday. and then another chance of rain heading into the end of your workweek. this week's wednesday's child can really light up a room. she has a personality that truly shines and she's more than ready to find a loving home. nbc 10 introduces us to camby. >> reporter: camby is a very joyous and vibrant 17-year-old whose outgoing personality lifts the spirits of those around her. she's very curious and loves to see new things. so we met her at adventure aquarium to see the sights. >> best way i can describe her, she's a joy to be around. very positive all the time. very personable. and is curious about you, wants to get to know you, which i think is a great asset for her. >> she could not get enough of
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all the animals and wanted to see everything. she enjoys going to school, and especially her music class. camby has cerebral palsy and uses an arm brace to get around, but it never slows her down. >> that was a big one! >> she does use a walking stick, but she uses them very well. sometimes it's hard for us to keep up with her. >> reporter: cammy is filled with love and is willing to share her open heart. >> what does it mean to be loved? >> that. >> reporter: is that a heart? show it right to my camera. right there. show them that heart. cammy is this week's wednesday's child. >> and you can make the dream of a forever family come true for cammy or any wednesday's child sponsored by the dave thomas foundation. please come to our website and search wednesday's child or call the national adoption center at 1-866-do-adopt. still ahead, awaiting a key decision. the pennsylvania pastor caught up in a gay marriage controversy
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awaits a ruling that could impact his future in the church. we'll explain when we come back.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> welcome back. 9:24 on your sunday morning, as we take a live look at the center city skyline.
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it is a chilly morning. a lot of places in the 40s right now. even the 30s in a few spots. we're going to be looking at a beautiful day. lots of sunshine, but it's going to remain cool. brittney shipp will be back with her first alert forecast. the ninth annual october breast cancer awareness month, many people attended a health fare with mammograms and other screenings as well as educational workshops. the highest court of the methodist church will decide later this month whether a central pennsylvania minister who officiated his gay son's wedding can keep his pastoral credentials. reverend frank shaffer is the former pastor of a church in lebanon. he was defrocked following a church trial last year, then reinstated by an appeals panel
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in june. but that decision was appealed to the judicial council. it will hear oral arguments in the case october 22nd in tennessee. fire prevention week kicks off today in philadelphia. fire commissioner derek sawyer anou announced a week of fire prevention activities. students from local schools attended the ceremony. working smoke detectors and practicing a home escape plan are the best protection in the event of a fire. when we come back, a look at the morning's top stories, including an accident on the way to fight a fire in delaware. it's video you'll see only on nbc 10, as a volunteer firefighter's truck ends up in a ditch near dover early this morning. good morning, brittney. >> good morning. it's been a cold start and it will be a chilly sunday.
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first responders ended up needing help when their fire truck flipped over into a ditch near dover. plus, there's a rally planned in center city this afternoon against today's graduation speech at a vermont college by a man convicted of killing a philadelphia police officer. and an autumn chill is in the air on this sunday morning, as we take a live look at lincoln financial field in south philadelphia. that's where the eagles will host the rams this afternoon. good morning, everybody. i'm ted greenberg. thanks so much for being with us. it is now 9:30 on this sunday, october 5th. let's say good morning again to meteorologist brittney shipp in the weather center. folks who are tailgating out there are going to probably be bundling up, i think. >> yeah, we should hope so. we are going to see temperatures in the mid 50sss throughout those tailgating hours, and temperatures will push into the high 50s as we head into your kickoff. start time is right around 1:00. a live look outside right now at the poconos. just a few clouds.
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we'll see plenty of sunshine, but temperatures will stay on the cooler side, so don't let all the sun fool you before you step outside. a closer look at our right now temperatures in our region. we are mainly in the 40s throughout the suburbs. 44 degrees in pottstown. lehigh valley in the 40s. take a look at our 24-hour temperature change map. we are down 19 degrees in philadelphia. 20 in the poconos. at one point, we were about 30 degrees cooler than yesterday morning. as we head into the rest of your afternoon. temperatures at 59 degrees by 1:00 p.m. by 3:00 p.m., today's high at 61. a barn in kent county is in ruins after an early morning fire. some of the firefighters headed to the scene of that blaze were involved in an accident. it's video you'll see only here on nbc 10. it happened along east denneys road in leipsic just north of dover. nbc 10 was there as a tow truck took the fire engine away from the scene. officials tell us the engine was from a volunteer fire company in the area.
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it was trying to pass a tanker when it rolled down an embankment. luckily, none of the firefighter inside was hurt, but they returned to fight the fire. we got this audio from fire radio from when the accident happened early this morning. >> i got a truck flipped on east state road. >> officials tell us the barn was used to store some type of equipment. no one was inside when the fire broke out. firefighters spent more than an hour putting out hot spots. new from overnight, a shooting in camden. nbc 10 on the scene in the 2900 block of carmen street. police tell us a man was shot in the chest during a possible robbery. we're working to find out the victim's condition. also from overnight, philadelphia police are investigating a triple shooting in cobb's creek. we're told three people were wounded outside cousin danny's
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exotic haven. the victims were taken to the hospital of the university of pennsylvania. all three are in critical condition. and two men are hurt after a shooting in feltonville. nbc 10 near the intersection of kensington and sedgely where the shooting happened just after midnight. both victims are hospitalized in stable condition. police tell nbc 10 they found a gun at the scene that was registered to one of the victims. so far, no arrests. happening today at 4:00, a protest by philadelphia police in center city where officer daniel faulkner was murdered. the demonstration will be in response to a college speech being given today by the officer's convicted killer, mumia abu-jamal. a recorded speech by abu-jamal will be played today for 20 students at goddard college in vermont. abu-jamal received a bachelor's degree from that school in 1996 while behind bars. he is serving life in prison for killing officer faulkner in 1981. coming up this morning at 10:00, you'll hear from the officer's
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widow maureen faulkner with her own message to those college students. in mercer county, the first death related to enterovirus d68 in our area has health and school officials taking safety precautions. 4-year-old eli waller who attended preschool at yardville elementary in hamilton township died september 25th. another child from that school is also sick, but is not believed to have the same type of enterovirus. gold and blue ribbons line eli's neighborhood. on friday night, authorities claimed it was enterovirus d68 that took the little boy's life. it's the first deadly case of the respiratory virus in our area. >> of course it's going to be on everybody's mind. it's only human nature. people are nervous. they're scared.
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>> enterovirus d68 has sickened more than 500 people in 43 states. almost all of them children. for real updates on enterovirus d68, please visit nbc10.com. we have information on the symptoms as well as health tips. happening today, the freelance nbc photographer who flew to liberia will be receiving treatment. the patient in texas has gotten worse. the head of the cdc says about 50 people who had contact with duncan have been located and tested. so far, no one is showing symptoms, however. when it comes to keeping people infected with ebola out of the united states, health officials say there's no realistic way to do it. >> although we might wish we could seal ourselves off from the world, there are americans who have the right of return.
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there are many other people who have the right to enter into this country. and we're not going to be able to get to zero risk no matter what we do. >> bed sheets, towels and mattresses have been removed from the apartment where duncan was staying and eventually all items will be taken out and destroyed. dozens of penn state patients are being monitored for the ebola virus. university officials told wjac in johnstown that 80 students traveled to areas near the outbreak and are now spread out all across penn state campuses. experts say the likelihood that they have the virus is very slim. a patient treated for ebola after returning from west africa is back in the hospital. rick sacra has a respiratory infection and they do not believe it's a recurrence of the virus. sacra was released from the hospital about a week and a half ago. he will remain in isolation
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until doctors have confirmed he is not infected with ebola. and ebola has been ruled out as the cause of illness for a man who got sick on a flight to new jersey. he began throwing up. he traveled to west africa but showed no evidence of ebola. the pennsylvania state trooper killed at a montgomery county shooting range will be remembered today. officials say david kendra was accidentally shot by another trooper. they say it happened during a training exercise on tuesday. kendra was 26 years old. he had been a member of the state police since june of 2012. he was a graduate of temple university and was engaged to be married. a life celebration for kendra will be held tonight at 6:00 at the givnish funeral home on academy road in northeast philadelphia. a funeral mass is set for tomorrow morning at 11:00 at christ the king church, also in
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northeast philadelphia. we are learning more this morning about text messages eric frein sent right before the alleged trooper killer ambushed the police officer. he wrote "all is good" in a text to a longtime friend less than four hours before the attack. frein also said he was heading back to delaware. according to police, he lied to relatives and others about working in delaware, so he could prepare for the ambush. one trooper was killed and a second wounded in the attack. the search for frein is now in its fourth week. still ahead this morning, remembering the victims of the sandy hook school massacre. what the community is doing today to honor those killed in the mass shooting. in the world. one of my favorite fall activities is visiting our world-renowned wineries and craft brewers. and, award-winning distilleries
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joy sheridan, and a private funeral is also planned. the couple was found in the burning bedroom of their home in somerset county. the fire was deliberately set but there's still no cause of death for either of them. happening now, a lot of activity in newark. but it's a drill, not a real emergency. amtrak and emergency management officials are taking part in the exercise to prepare crews on how to handle a passenger train emergency. the drill got started at 8:15 this morning. police and safety crews are practicing their response to a simulated trail derailment with multiple injuries. happening today in connecticut, a playground will be dedicated in memory of the principal who died in the sandy hook school shooting. dawn hochsprung was killed while protecting her students and
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staff. her grandchildren and daughters helped build the new playground in the town of watertown. this is the last of 26 playgrounds dedicated to the victims of that shooting. three california beaches will be closed today after two shark attacks in two days. on thursday, a surfer was attacked by a great white. he suffered non-life threatening injuries, and on friday afternoon, a kayaker who was out fishing with friends says an 80 to 20-foot shark launched him into the air. he quickly jumped on to his friend's kayak. >> i was like, get me out of this water. we were right next to the other guy, so i pretty much jumped on their kayak and got out of the water. a kid on the back of the kayak hugging the guy. >> ryan howell's advice for others, make sure you bring a radio with you in case you need to call for help. kickoff is just hours away. the eagles take on the rams today at the link, and we've got
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a preview for you coming up in sports. also, i'm tracking a cold start to your sunday morning. chilly temperatures in store for us today. plus, what to expect as you head back to work tomorrow.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> japan is preparing for a typhoon. the storm is expected to move across the island nation tomorrow. forecasters are predicting about 12 inches of rain for the tokyo area. flights are being cancelled and schools will be closed. the typhoon's approach has also put on hold the search for a dozen people missing after a volcanic eruption. here in the u.s., an autumn heat wave in california is expected to reach its highest temperatures today. some spots are hitting triple digits while others are hovering just below 100 degrees. fire crews say the high temps
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are raising concerns about wildfires and power outages. temperatures in the hottest areas could reach 108. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. temperatures today starting off well below average. will stay below average. so it's a cold start. and then we have a chilly sunday on tap for us heading into next week, and as early as tomorrow, we're right back into the 70s. we're also tracking a chance of showers. a look at lincoln financial field. you can see the tailgaters out there already. another cold there is not going to stop them from cheering on the eagles. as we head into the rest of your afternoon, we'll stay in the 60s. right now we're in the 50s. plenty of humidity. wind speed out of the west at 13 miles per hour. throughout the rest of our region, we're in the low 40s. no clouds for atlantic city and temperatures at 49. really depends on where you are. we are seeing quite a stretch
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with our temperatures. 38 degrees in the poconos. 44 in allentown. 45 degrees right now in quakertown. 49 in washington township. we're at 48 degrees in trenton. we're slowly warming into the 50s along the i-95 corridor. a big change from what we saw yesterday at this time when we saw showers and it was a mild start to the morning. we're about 20 degrees cooler in the poconos. same thing in allentown and potstown. 19 degrees cooler in philadelphia. so cool air is right over our region. it's stretching all the way down into parts of the carolinas. as we head into the rest of today, we'll see the mild air returning to us, and that's going to give us temperatures in the 70s by tomorrow. but as far as today is concerned, we are well below that average. 72 is our average for this time of year. 61 our high today. 72 as we push into your monday.
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by 1:00, we'll be at 58 degrees, so you still need a jacket. 51 degrees in the poconos. as we push into the late afternoon and evening hours, we will eventually warm into the 60s, but just barely for philadelphia. we could stay in the mid 50s for allentown, and right along the shore, and we'll stay in the high 50s as well. the rest of this evening, temperatures drop right back down into the 50s and then we will see temperatures tomorrow recovering nicely. but our rains today between 59 and 61 degrees. sunny and chilly. seven-day forecast shows we are warming back to the 70s tomorrow. 70s on tuesday with a chance of rain. i'm john clark. the eagles today facing a third string undrafted quarterback who was a walk-on in college. he is the rams' austin davis, who just happens to have the highest completion percentage in
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the nfl. and they've been on the field more than any other team in the league. >> it does take its toll, truthfully. but, i mean, we still have to do our job. it doesn't matter if we're out there for 50 minutes or out there the whole 60, we have to get our job done. we just haven't been able to make the plays when it comes down to it. >> hopefully they do today. comcast sportsnet is your place for eagles coverage. check out in-game live on csnphilly.com for analysis. when the clock hits zero, eagles postgame live. penn state was off this weekend. they go to michigan this weekend. michigan lost to rutgers last night. rutgers gets their first win in the big ten. fans storming the field, and the goal posts come down. tough day for goal posts. this is earlier at ole miss. they upset alabama. look at the scene hear. they didn't just take down the
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goal posts. they carried them out of the stadium and took them through the streets. that is unbelievable. this is the most unusual fall start you'll see. nebraska guard jay cotton, just like a tree in the forest, timber. john robertson going deep for lincoln collins. that is robertson's third straight game with four tds. nova wins 41-20. they are 4-1. penn visiting dartmouth. over the middle to max schwartz. 54-yard td. but dartmouth wins 41-13. sixers finished up their training camp at stockton college. mcw will miss the preseason opener on monday. flyers this weekend with some friendly fire, paint ball style. this is the coach mixing it up. they're up in cape cod hanging together. take a look at the camouflage captain.
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there he is, claude giroux. >> i'm a rookie at this. i have no idea. so i'm actually prettier in vousms -- pretty nervous. it should be fun. >> we have good memories. jake was late arriving, so everybody turned around and ambushed him. >> good stuff. bill clement now a comcast sportsnet analyst. used to play, but now bill's son is a goalie. harry chikma has more. >> reporter: with the flyers gearing up for a new season on the ice, there's another professional team in philadelphia looking to make an impact in the sports community, as the fury are competing in the american soccer league after coming back from a 34-year hiatus, and there's one father-son combination that's uniting these two sports franchises. >> i've always put my dad and philly together. i think one of the reasons he stuck around here after retiring
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was he felt like he was a part of the city. >> reporter: clement was a member of the flyers during the greatest era in franchise history. >> i've been there, done it, was lucky enough to be in the right place a couple times to win stanley cups. >> reporter: meanwhile, chase is in his rookie season as a pro athlete and he has earned the starting goalie position after walking on to the team just four months ago. >> it's sort of a dream come true. chase is now 24. and the opportunity presented itself, and he made the most of it. just the idea of playing any pro sport, but no less in philly the place where my dad did, it's really surreal. i'm trying to get a grasp of it. it's great. >> i'm still going to get to as many of chase's game. just to be able to sit back and watch him, it's pretty special. >> there's no question talent runs in the family. i'm harry chikma, comcast sportsnet. >> good story, and chase in goal yesterday with dad looking on.
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fury hosting western mass. clement eats up a bunch of shots. he had six saves in the game. but he did give up a goal here through a screen. here it is. the fury lose to the pioneers 2-1. good stuff from the clements. i'm john clark. have a great rest of your weekend.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> welcome back. 9:55 on your sunday morning. 49 degrees as we take a live look at lincoln financial field in south philadelphia. it is a cool morning. this is where the eagles host the st. louis rams this afternoon. kickoff is at 1:00. a little chilly for the tailgaters. we're only going to be heading into the low 60s today.
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the monster trucks had their engines revved for a night of fun in south philadelphia. the wells fargo center was transformed into a dirt pit for monster jam last night. the show featured custom designed trucks that sit on top of 66-inch-tall tires, performing amazing stunts and tricks. happening today in cape may county, about 1,500 walkers will hit the boardwalk in ocean city for the fourth annual hero walk. the event raises money to help prevent drunk driving. this year, the walkers will toss hats into the air as symbolic pledge to be a designated driver or use one whenever they drink. the walk starts at 11:00 this morning in the civic center at 6:00 and the boardwalk. and this from florida this morning.
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this is coast guard video of crews finding the bubble pod after the man became too tired to go on. rescue crews located him after he activated a personal beacon. last week, officials warned the man against making the trip even though he was doing it for charity. nbc 10 news today continues in just a moment with another half-hour of news. volunteer firefighters in delaware heading out to a barn fire this morning end up in trouble on the road. video you'll see only on nbc 10. brittney? >> i'm tracking cooler temperatures as we head into the rest of your sunday. but what to expect in your workweek. it's coming up in my full forecast.
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nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now on nbc 10 news today, a fire truck lands on a ditch on its way to a barn fire in delaware. we have an update from the scene. today a convicted cop killer will deliver an address to college graduates. ahead, that officer's widow has her own message for those students. and we take a live look outside at lincoln financial field this morning where the eagles will take on the st. louis rams this afternoon. if you're tailgating today, you want to get ready for some chilly weather. good morning, everybody. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm ted greenberg. it is now 10:00 a.m. on this sunday, october 5th. a cool, but very sunny day in store for our area. let's say good morning again to meteorologist brittney shipp in the first alert weather center. hi, brittney. >> good morning. a cold start to the morning. some of our temperatures got down to freezing conditions. we'll pretty much stay in the 50s. we'll barely warm into the 60s