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survivors live beyond their diagnosis. >> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. it is thursday morning. and the rain is still falling. nbc10's "first alert" radar tracking more wet weather spinning across our region this morning. in man kneeback, it shows a picture of streets wet. and cape may, new jersey getting a dousing right now. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today" on this thursday, i'm chris cato. we begin with bill henley. bill, a thursday morning looking
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a lot like wednesday evening than thursday morning. >> yeah, temperatures have dropped a bit. a little chillier this morning. you can see the clouds over center city. the showers for the most part are in the northeast getting light rain showers moving towards cape may. also tracking light showers in the lehigh valley for allentown and bucks county as well but steadier rainfall that's farther off to the northeast is going to be moving in during the morning hours. 53 degrees for philadelphia, northeast philly, 51 for pottstown and atlantic city down to 50 degrees. a chilly, breezy, rainy day with temperatures only in the upper 50s today. jesse gary is live at storm force 10 experiencing the crumby weather first hand. good morning, jesse. >> reporter: bill, good morning to you. we're eastbound 76, just approaching the city avenue exit. roadways are wet, but not too wet. a little bit of pooling on the
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sides of the roadways, but other than that, you shouldn't have any problems. the biggest things to probably watch out for are leaves blowing across the roadway because of the wind. the leave, wet and you would have slick spots, but other than that, the roads are wet. for a comprehensive look at roads around the region, let's go to jillian mele with a look at the traffic. >> we're dealing with a pretty serious accident overnight hours, pennsylvania turnpike westbound, approaching the mitt counties. there is an investigation ongoing right now so we have lane restrictions in that area. keep in mind, you may come to a slowdown. p.a. turnpike westbound as you approach mid-counties. you can see we have overnight construction, the left lane is blocking that. and the area bridges are looking pretty good, this is the tacony-palmyra bridge. we're watching this because
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right around 4:00 this morning is when we're anticipating an opening of the bridge. any moment now the traffic will stop so the bridge can pass through. we'll let you know when that happens. >> we go on to the parliament shooting in ottawa. this morning, the lockdown is lifted, after two shootings left two people dead including the gunman and a soldier. in what the prime minister is calling simply an act of terrorism, right? >> reporter: right, exactly. we still have a lot of questions to answer about the shooter, about the motive. we do have a lot of questions about the shooter michael is zee hoff bibeau. and flowers line a sidewalk outside of his hometown. and investigators say he shot
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and killed a guard. and then he hijacked a car, eventually went into the parliament building where dozens of shots were fired and cameras were rolling. [ gunfire ] >> bibeau was shot dead. sergeant at arms kevin vickers is being called a hero after gunning him down. this morning, we're hearing from vickers' family. >> he always put his nation and family first and foremost. as i say, we're tremendously relieved he's okay and very proud of him. >> back to the shooter, michael zehaf-bibeau. there's a question whether he continued to operate alone.
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4 minutes after 4:00. new rules are in effect to deal with the ebola concerns here in the u.s. government regulations aflying airline passengers, including americans who arrive from west africa are part of those new rules. a monitoring program will begin 0 monday in six states including pennsylvania and new jersey. air travelers in west africa will be observed for 21 days for ebola symptoms. that means that local health officials may call, and even visit those it travelers once they're home on soil. doctors at atlanta university hospital no longer detect the virus in amber vinson. that word from her mother. she's the nurse who flew to cleveland and diagnosed with the virus. also nbc news camera malm ashoka mukpo who recovered from the virus will be heading home today. here at home, preparing for any ebola cases that may turn
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up, nbc10's katy zachry alive us 0 of cooper hospital which is helping out with today's training. katy. >> reporter: here doctors at cooper hospital spending some time about the dangers of ebola if they come in contact with someone who has it. we don't have to look far for health care workers on the front lines contracting ebola from a patient. it happened twice in texas. here in new jersey there are no ebola cases. but starting this week, newark liberty airport is only one of five in the country that's accepting travelers from ebola-stricken countries so the potential of the virus spreading is something very much on the minds of health care workers here in new jersey. other counties are taking similar measures to protect and inform. i'm working on that so when i see you at 4:30 i'll have more information on that. reporting live, katy zachry,
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"nbc10 news." >> and you can find more about that on nbc10.com. we have information on that. the importance of getting a flu shot in king of prussia this morning will be the topic. pennsylvania lawmakers will hear from doctors and the leading maker of the flu prevention. 4:07 now. on to the atlantic city casino crisis, lawyers for donald trump are heading to court to try to take back his name. trump and his daughter ivanka are suing the casino to try to get the name back. they claim the negative news about that casino and trump plaza has damaged the personal brand. as for the operation of the taj itself, the owners say they will stay open at least until the end of next month.
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they had threatened to close the taj until november 13th without concessions from the union. but a bankruptcy judge said the company can terminate health care and pensions for 3,000 workers. yesterday, the company said it will keep the casino open until at least november but no guarantee through the end of the year. meanwhile, a new poll shows nearly two-thirds of new jerseyans, 63%, believe that atlantic city's best days are behind it. also 63% say gambling has benefited on the casinos. you can read more about the results of that rutgers-eagleton poll by loggen on to our website nbc10.com. last week, both sides agreed on a deal that would keep more than 200 train engineers on the job of averting a possible strike. the agreement includes a signing bonus for those workers. an 8.3% raise when the contract
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is approved and another raise next april. penndot is hosting had a public meeting to talk about an improvement project in westtown in thorn bury township. it centers around the intersection of routes 202 and 906. the evening will be held at the westtown township building on wilmington pike. >> announcer: now your "first alert" weather with meteorologist bill henley. a dreary start this morning. clouds are overhead. we've got rain and wind, and temperatures that are chilly than yesterday morning. light showers we're tracking right now. it's going to be a windy day with winds gusting to 30 miles an hour but as dreary as today is, still on track for nice sunny and warmer weekend. 45 in the pocono mountains with rain. trenton is reporting rain and 51 degrees. and low 50s in wilmington. and clouds over the city. the rain has taken a break for now. but there are more showers that will be moving in this morning and into this afternoon as well.
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we're not looking at an all-day rainfall. just a few sprinkles show issing up on the radar north and west. a few more showers in lehigh valley, these are just light showers. and south jersey experiencing light showers into cape may. the heavier rain is offshore. doesn't look like that's going to be making it inland. and steady light showers and that's pretty impressive in southern delaware. future weather shows cool temperatures to start with at 6:00 this morning. 40s and lower 50s. and then here comes more wet weather. future weather showing showers moving back in later this morning. 56 degrees. we'll get a break and a possibility of more scattered showers during the afternoon. you could see another round at 2:00 this afternoon forming to the north and east. the forecast is calling for umbrellas once again today. you won't need them all day. like yesterday, the winds will be gusting to 30 miles an hour. a closer look at the winds when i come back.
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all right, bill, if you're hitting the turnpike, the pennsylvania turnpike this thursday morning, there's something you need to be aware of. jillian. >> that's right, a serious accident happened on the pennsylvania turnpike shortly after midnight. two lanes have been blocked for the last roughly four hours for an investigation out there. but just in the last minutes i was told that the troopers are getting ready to open up the lanes. as you're heading out that should be clear by the time you make your way to the turnpike. bucks county, route 1, 213 on the southbound side, you can see one lane of traffic is getting by. it's not causing any delays. as promised a look at the tacony-palmyra bridge, it's difficult to see, but right there, that's one of the arms. that is up for a ship to pass through. that means that traffic is stopped so the ship can get through and the arms can be closed. 11 minutes after 4:00. there are new worries in the police manhunt in the poconos.
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and that's a popular tourist spot that could take a big hit because of that. and another white house jumper makes it to white house grounds. the video and takedown next. and some bloody baby dolls. a south jersey neighborhood is responding to complaints of her halloween decorations. this is ceo tom macarthur's world.
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making our mark on the world. it is 4:14. a man is in custody accused of jumping the white house steps. some shaky cell phone video in the capture of the man made it about 25 yards before being
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tackled by secret service agents and dogs. he was unarmed. no word on why he jumped fence. he was taken to the hospital. the two dogs were slightly injured and they're being treated by vets. this comes after last month, a man was caught sprinting across the lawn. he made it all the way into the white house in the east room before being tackled and addressed. that man was carrying a knife and had hundreds of rounds of ammunition in this car. that let to the resignation of julia pierson. the villanova grad who took her are place was recently named the interim director. clancy was head of corporate security for comcast cable. happening today, a legal situation, one of the stars of "jersey shore" is expected to be in tax court facing charges.
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michael "the situation" sore rent tino is expected to be in court. if convicted they could each ways up to five years in prison. >> and in other reality star legal news, teresa giudice will not spend her time in jail in a halfwayhouse. she's expected to report to policen in january. it's now day 41 in the manhunt for suspected cop killer eric frein. and this morning, hundreds of trappers in pike county can once again hit the woods. the pennsylvania game commission lifted the ban that was put in place for frein. camping, fishing and hiking has been restored in most of pike county as well. a hunting ban is in place for monroe county, especially in the area where they're searching for frein. and also the owners of camelback
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halted the opening of this ground breaking comes as camelback is getting ready for ski season a few weeks from now. and the owners are hoping that the search for frein doesn't scare people away. >> they do ask, is it a concern. i believe to date, our state police have been doing such a good job at keeping him at bay that i don't believe there is a concern. >> aqua topia is expected to open next spring. police are investigating a case of animal cruelty outside of an elementary school in atlanta county. a cat and threeƱ?taƱ kittens we found burned, they're dead. and we're told they were set on fire. we bluffed the photos of the scene because it's too disturbing to show on television. authorities launched an investigation after a teacher made that discovery.
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>> it's very troubling that people would, you know, do such a thing to any creature. >> now, that school is looking at surveillance video to see if it shows who put those cats there. nbc10 has also learned that the body of a burned dog was in the same spot last year. that case remains unsolved. they're trying to find if there's a connection. ea camden county halloween display have some people concerned. with baby dolls hanging, some people say this is disturbing. the krueger family, though, says this shouldn't be a problem. >> i just think it should be without the baby dolls hanging because it's frightening to children. >> i don't understand why baby dolls covered in sharpie is a bad thing. >> according to the krueger, a perfect name, by the way, the dolls have been up for three
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weeks and they haven't heard any complaint until now. despite the attention on social media, they will not be taking down their bloody dolls. an ocean county man is charged with selling heroin. police arrested davis at a ramada inn. they found six packages of heroin labeled with the name ebola. davis is being held on $300,000 bail. now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist bill henley. it's a windy and a rainy and a chilly morning. this is the view from new jersey, garden state parkway. summer's point getting steady light rain right now. that is going to be on and off this morning, and into this afternoon. 53 degrees right now. right now, the rain is off in philadelphia. but look at the wind, gusting to 29 miles an hour right now. and cape may getting a few rain drops, getting a break right
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now, but more rain is moving towards cape may. look at these winds, instead northwesterly winds, 16 miles an hour and 21-mile-per-hour winds in the pocono mountains. with gusts up to 32 miles an hour right now. lancaster is seeing strong gusts as delaware as well. 21-mile-per-hour wind gusts in wilmington. and future winds shows that winds will stay with us. and the wind will still be going late this afternoon. it won't be until later this evening that the wind will start to die down. a few sprinkles north and west, you can see light scattered showers in the allentown area and light rainfall. and this is the same system we had yesterday, it's just shifted a bit to the north. we'll see less rain and more breaks in the rain but lots of clouds and temperatures that will be staying in the 50s this afternoon. seven-day forecast coming up in the next half hour. 4:20, it is early, but we already had a situation on the
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pennsylvania turnpike you need to be aware of. jillian mele will hit us know what happened. >> i have an update. i have just learned that that accident has cleared. it was an accident investigation from an accident that happened just before midnight. lots of lanes restricted, but that is out of there now. you're good to go on the pennsylvania turnpike. we still have some construction on 95 southbound near the blue route. you can see the left lane is blocked but it's still so early we just don't have enough volume on the road so it's not causing any delays. and the tacony-palmyra bridge back down again, you can see the traffic is moving so all of the area bridges are clear. >> check it out, the 76ers unveiled the outfits that will be worn this season by the sixers dancers. this dress designed by nicole miller. has a kind of an austin powersesque look, doesn't it? the sixers dancers are entering
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their 18th season. now some players will give us something to cheer about, we will be in for a good victors' season. and a new record for the nbc10 high school blitz. people were voting away. more than 81,000 voted for this friday's game of the week. that's the most ever by 30,000 votes. boy, here's what motivated the votes. triton-paul vi just pushing out downingtown east and downingtown west. boy, central bucks east and west, where were you? can you count on that matchup, the high school blitz game of the week, saturday, 7:00. a benefits boost is ahead for social security. next, we'll tell you how much more you can expect in your paycheck. plus, gone without a trace.
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a mistake that's forcing dozens of seniors to retake their a.c.t.s.
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it is 4:25. and less than two weeks to ago until decision 2014 election day. and we have some now information and the race for new jersey's congressional district. democrat daniel mill croft has hit the $1 million work in fund-raising. and the owe component has about $96,000. 12 days to go until election day elections will be held in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware on tuesday, november 4th. if you're one of the 70 million americans who rely on
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social security benefits you expect to see a little more in your check next year. social security will go up by 1.7%. that's the annual cost of living adjustments. it relates to about $20 a month. analysts say the cost of low inflation in the past several years, the cost of living adjustment has been lower. a push to end homelessness heads to washington with star power. it brings together singer cindy laumer and former homeless people. they discuss homelessness and how to end it. according to a new study 50% of young homeless say they were raped, beaten up or otherwise assaulted. >> you can't have kids on the streets. you can't throw kids away for who they are. the lgbt kids are sometimes even turned away from the shelters. we're trying to change that. >> i came from a life where i thought that the world was
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possibly good and everything was perfect. but on the streets, i realized that there was not enough services. >> now, they're hoping that data from these programs will have programs to beat meet the needs of the homeless. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. chilly rain is blowing this morning. we've got gusty winds in the area, and that is making it feel even colder. right now, 53 degrees at 4:27. and we have wet roads, as you know, bill, in portions of the area. this is a live look at upper township. route 9 and route 50. slow down and take your time. i'm just getting word of an accident in winwood. i'll bring that to you. and this may be the talker story of the morning. this man has been mistaken by the wanted cop killer in the poconos. wait until you hear the unwanted attention that he's getting as he simply tries to walk to and from work.
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what's the truth on taxes? factcheck.org says it's tom corbett who's being dishonest. they say tom wolf has a plan to reduce income taxes for the middle class and cut local property taxes. and tom corbett? it's corbett who slashed education by a billion dollars... ...and now almost 80% of school districts plan to raise property taxes. and it's corbett who's increasing gas taxes by 28 cents a gallon. tom corbett. desperate and dishonest.
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>> announcer: "nbc10 news" starts now. wet, breezy and chilly, the "first alert" radar tracking more wet weather this morning. and here's proof, a rainy scene in it's 4:30. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm chris cato. the umbrellas got a workout. it was raining when we went to bed last night and raining now. good morning, bill. >> good morning. it's kind of a dreary start. clouds are overhead. we're getting gusty winds all across the region. but the