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good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm chris cato. >> and i'm tracy davidson. let's go to bill henley. >> good morning, tracy. it is a windy start. it's chillier this morning. it is in the lower 50s right now. and it feels colder with the winds gusting at 30 miles an hour. you see the cloud, over center city right now. right now, the city is dry. that cannot be said for the relevant of the area. showers moving in from the north and we're tracking showers from the south. you can see cape may is getting light activity. and the allentown area, reading and montgomery and bucks county will see rain fall. region. stand by for more wet weather. 50 tos start with. we're cooler than yesterday. it's going to be a chilly, breezier day with occasional showers not an all-day rain. 51 at 9:00, 53 degrees at noon.
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not much warmer. jillian mele is watching traffic, a dreary start to your thursday morning. >> yes, it certainly is. good morning, bill. to you at home as well. right now an accident at wynnewood we have a photographer setting up at the scene now. remington road there's a pole down. and pennsylvania turnpike, still an accident on the eastbound on willow grove road. and on 76, spring garden street looking good. it is quiet out there in both directions. checking the drive time, 76 westbound from the vine to the blue route about 14 minutes. 13 minutes on 95 southbound from woodhaven to the vip. and traveling nshd frorthbound 5
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to 76, 14 minutes. and state police telling us a turnpike crash, one person killed and four injured in an accident on montgomery county. this happened westbound 1 2 76 near the mid-county interchange. police tell us all involved were young adults. as we get word, we'll pass that along to you. now to the deadly parliament shooting in ottawa. in parliament, police in canada lifted the lockout there late last night after yesterday's shooting. this morning, a memorial stands for canadian soldier corporal nathan cirillo who was killed. flowers and cards line a sidewalk. investigators say michael zehaf-bibeau shot and killed cirillo as he was standing guard. they say bibeau hijacked a car and eventually went into the
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parliament building where dozens of shots were fired. and it was all caught on camera. bibeau was then shot dead. sergeant at arms kevin vickers is being called a hero for gunning him down. this morning, we're hearing from vickers' family. >> he always put his nation and his community first and foremost. we're proud of him. >> reporter: right now, they're trying to determine motive. bibeau is a canadian citizen who converted islam and officials took his passport, in fact, fearing he would travel abroad and commit crimes. 5:03, new rules in effect to deal with regulations in the u.s. monitoring will begin monday in six states including
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pennsylvania and new jersey. air travelers from west africa will be observed for 21 days after they enter the country, being observed for ebola symptoms. local county health officials may call, e-mail or even visit those travelers at home once they're on u.s. soil. here's the latest on two ebola patients. doctors say they no longer detect the virus in amber vinson. that word from her mother. vinson is the nurse who flew from cleveland and back. and also the nbc news cameraman ashoka mukpo will be heading home. here in camden county, training to help first responders prep for any ebola case that may turn up in the area. katy zachry is live at cooper hospital, and that hospital is helping with today's training right? >> reporter: that's right, chris. the doctors for ebola training for first responders work here
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at cooper hospital behind me. but also tell first responders for saying safe if they come in contact with someone who has contracted the ebola virus. we don't have to look far. it happened twice in texas. here in new jersey there are no new cases of ebola. and county leaders tell me it's not meant to raise the level of concern here. >> it's purely preparation. we need to be mindful of the fact that our residents and our constituents are first and foremost. and we have a good relationship with the hospitals and what we do with county safety to make sure we're prepared and ready for anything. >> reporter: and also beginning this week, newark liberty international airport up in northern new jersey is one of only five airports in the country that's accepting travelers from ebola-stricken nations. so that potential for the virus spreading, i'm told, is very much on the minds of health care workers here in this part of new jersey. reporting live in camden, katy zachry, "nbc10 news."
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i have to remind you, we have an entire section at our website, nbc10.com, devoted to ebola concern. you can logon there and read more about how the virus is spread. 5:06 this morning. we're waiting on a rule from a state judge on the legal battle between the philadelphia teachers union and school districts. attorneys for both sides met in court in harrisburg yesterday. a judge will decide if the case can stay in state commonwealth court or be moved to philadelphia common pleas court. an injunction was siissued earlr this week, you'll remember, that stop them from contributing to their health care benefits. here is the rally that took place last week. it shut down part of broad street, in fact. the teachers protested the school board's decision to cancel their contracts that would require them to way as much as $140 a month into their benefits. septa is holding a meeting where it may ratify that
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agreement between it's the transit agency and its rail workers. last week, they agreed on a deal that would keep more than 200 engineers on the job. the agreement includes a signing bonus for those workers. an 8.5% raise when the contract is proved and another raise next april. today in chester county, penndot is hosting a meeting to talk about improvement projects in westtown. the plan centers around improvements at the intersections of route 202 and 926. that meeting will be held at the westtown building. happening today, michael sorrentino and his brother scheduled to be arraigned, accused on improperly page taxes on $9 million, "the situation" earned from promotional work. meantime reality tv star teresa
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giudice will not spend her sentence in a halfway house. yesterday, a judge objected the halfway house request after sentenced to 15 months for bank fraud and conspiracy. she's expected to report in january. on to the atlantic city casino crisis. lawyers for donald trump are heading back trying to take back his name. trump and his daughter ivanka are suing the owners of the taj mahal. they claim that negative news about the casino and the already closed sister property trump plaza have damaged their brand. as for the operation of the taj, the owners say the casino will stay open at least until the end of november. they had threatened to close the taj on november 13th without some concessions from the union. but a bankruptcy judge ruled the company can terminate the health benefits and pension contributions for 3,000 workers. yesterday, the company said it
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will keep the casino open until aft least november but there's no guarantee it will stay open until the end of the year. and then there's this. a new poll that shows two-thirds of new jerseyans, 63% say atlantic city's best days are behind us. and 63% say gambling has benefited only the casinos. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist bill henley. heading out the door, grab an umbrella, we're tracking light rain showers in the area. we've got gusty winds that will be staying with us during the day. we're seeing winds gusting to 30 miles an hour. we're still on track for sunshine for the weekend, we will get through this. rain has tapered off in the pocono mountains. trenton, 52 degrees right now in trenton. wilmington is 53 degrees. and it's dry across boathouse row. but it's chillier than it was yesterday at this time. and the wind is gusting to 30 miles an hour in the region. so that's going to blow a few
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more showers through the area. we see them quickly moving across the shore. cape may, and it will taper off in rehoboth as well. north and west, we're watching scattered showers in berks county, allentown. and the pocono mountains seeing steadier rainfall. it's going to be on and off. wind, rain, will keep the temperatures in the 40s. 55 for allentown. reading a high of 56 degrees. right in the middle of 50s for doylestown. northeast philadelphia, 57, occasional showers in mt. holly. on and off rainfall for vineland, new jersey, dover at 57 degrees this afternoon. and not much of a warmup today. we'll number the middle to upper 50s for westchester, chester and glassboro with occasional light showers. but they will be moving out. a look at the seven-day forecast and your weekend before i come back. there are a couple accidents to watch out for. we now have a live picture of
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one of them. jillian mele has that. >> that's right. our photographer dave palmer is out here. this is the accident i've been talking about in wynnwood and remington road that's blocked off. the vehicle involved is up on the flatbed getting ready to be towed away. and you can see debris is being swept upright now. this is that pole that came down not exactly where it's supposed to be. let's take you back to the maps. it should be out of there but in the meantime, morris road is a good option as an alternate. make sure you keep that in mind. pennsylvania turnpike eastbound just past willow grove. we're still dealing with an accident there. it's a different accident but all lanes open. the blue route, around the midcounty tollway. 11 minutes past 5:00. a security scare at the white house. last night, someone jumped the fence again. we'll tell you however they got.
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and decorations causing controversy in one local neighborhood.
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it is 14 minutes after 5:00, thursday morning. looking a lot like yesterday morning, at least on radar. you can see this is live radar, you can see the showers moving across delaware, southern new jersey getting some rain right now. and we'll continue to see that throughout the philadelphia region throughout the day. also cooler than it was yesterday. so prepare for another wet,
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windy one. this morning, a man is in custody. he's accused of jumping the white house fence. this is cell phone video of what happened last night. it's kind of shaky. hard to tell what's going on there. police say doman ick adesanya of maryland made it about a little before being tackled by agents and dogs. no word on why he jumped the fence. this comes about a month after the man was caught on video sprinting the white house lawn and scaling the fence. as you'll recall, he made it past several armed agents all the way into the white house, all the way to the east room before being arrested. that man was carrying a knife and had hundreds of rounds of ammunition in his car. that is one of the reasons why secret service official julia pierson resigned. and clancy took her place.
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a push to end youth homelessness is back in washington backed by star power. it brought together singer cyndi lauper and formerly homeless young people to discuss how they can end youth homelessness. according to a new study, the young people surveyed became homeless for the first time at age 15 and spent nearly two years living on the streets. more than 50% say they were raped, beaten up or otherwise assaulted. >> you can't have kids on the streets. done 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 possibly good and everything was perfect. before i took to the streets, i realized that there was not enough services. >> data from the project will be used to meet the needs of the homeless. here's some numbers for the national center of homeless
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education. in the 2012-2013 school year, 19,000 kids were enrolled in public schools in pennsylvania. 8600 in new jersey, 4,000 in delaware. millions of americans who rely on social security benefits will see their checks increase just a little starting next year. social security benefits are going up by 1.7%. this is the third year in a row that the increase will be less than 2%. the annual cost of living adjustment amounts to about $20 per person per month for the typical recipient. analysts say low inflation, the cost of living adjustment has also been low. less than two weeks to go until legislation daelection da. donald millcroft is at the 1 million mark. and his opponent is throws to $96,000. 12 days until election day. federal and state and local
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elections held in pennsylvania, new jersey and delaware on november 4th. and 18 minutes after 5:00, we don't know if it's because of the rain out there, but we have seen several accidents on the roads already. >> let's get an update from nbc10 "first alert" traffic reporter jillian mele. >> good morning.remington road off between lancaster and haverford. the vehicle involved was towed away. looks like we have officials at the scene all because of this, this is a pole brought down because of an accident. you can still expect to see lane restrictions out here and repair work has to be done because of that downed pole. at least we saw progress with that vehicle being towed away. but now crews are out there and they have another step in the progress. that is something that we'll follow for you. that is a good option for you if you need to avoid that area. still following an accident on
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the pennsylvania turnpike eastbound. it's on the shoulder. it's not blocking anything. heading out live to the penndot camera, at oaks. no accidents or delays on route 422. but we definitely have wet roads in portions of the area, a live look at middle township, route 47 at route 9. you can see not much activity out here but you definitely need to slow down and take your time this morning. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather with meteorologist bill henley. wind is blowing, and it's blowing some rain through the area. you can see it at cape may. some scattered showers moved through there. this is a view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. it's going to be on and off rainfall at the shore and the city. right now, it's off. 53 degrees. no rain is falling. you can see the clouds overhead. 4 degrees chillier than yesterday and the winds are stronger this morning. they're at 17 miles an hour. look at the flag here at the nbc10 studios. this is a live view from the
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studios. winds are now steady at 21 miles an hour in wilmington. gusting to near 30 miles an hour there. it's a little lighter than it was an hour ago. and the pocono mountains was in the low 30s as far as the wind gusts but at times you'll see that during the day. pocono mountains, you're seeing some rain. that's where the steadier rain is. just some scattered showers for allentown and reading. there you see the rain pushing past cape may and into southern delaware. so grab an umbrella. at times, the rain will be coming down. but not an all-day rainfall. it's the wind that's with us all day long. that's going to keep temperatures chilly in the middle to upper 50s. tomorrow, the rain is gone. the temperatures a little cooler. thanks to breaks in the clouds. that will allow sunshine to warm us on friday. even warmer on saturday, 67 degrees. and gusty winds on sunday will roll a few clouds through the area. i think we'll be dry. a little cooler in the afternoon
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on sinunday. then a warmup, 70s tuesday and wednesday. happening today, rain or show, philadelphia mayor michael nutter and westchester's mayor carolyn panetta will raise money for an event. the mayors will rappel down the brandywine trust building. they're raising money for the philadelphia outward bound school programs. a cause for concern in the poconos just months before a new water park is scheduled to open. there are fears that a police manhunt may keep tourists away. and new develops in an air bag recall. the answers that investigators are looking for this morning.
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beach avenue in cape may. you can see the rain has moved through, leaving the streets wet again. the rain is not falling right now, at least according to nbc10's "first alert" radar. but we are seeing more showers getting ready to move through the region. meteorologist bill henley is back in a moment to tell us when the rain will send. it's an up and down week on wall street. stocks dropping sharply yesterday. kate watson is here with the cnbc business news. kate, good morning. good morning, tracy. well, futures are higher that far stocks fell sharply wednesday after investors considered the news of the shooting in canada and with oil
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prices falling in more than a two-year low. we get data from unemployment and earnings from caterpillar, comcast, 3m and microsoft and amazon. and reportedly investigating whether japanese automaker takata misled automakers about the number of air bags it sold to automakers. the government has released the number of cars could be 7.8 million. the air bags could rupture and spread metal shrapnel. it's been linked to at least four deaths. back to you. >> we want to remind the viewers that we have the list of the cars involved. kate rodgers, kate, thanks. a rainy start this morning. and a chilly, gusty wind is blowing as well. winds are gusting to near 30 miles an hour. you see the clouds over center city. there is rain getting ready to
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move back into the city. jillian mele is watching traffic this morning. how's it going out there, jillian? >> you know, depends where you're waking up this morning, bill. this is a live look at lehigh value. route 22 at airport road. the roads for the most part look pretty dry and quiet. unfortunately for the delaware county the roads are wet. coming up i have an update on two accidents i'm following. we continue to follow developments in canada after yesterday's deadly shooting. >> it spilled into the halls of parliament and ended up with two men dead. the questions and concerns that remain in a city still on edge. and they waited weeks for the a.c.t. results only to find out the tests are missing. we'll tell you what that means for the college plans of hundreds of local high school students. >> announcer: this portion of "nbc10 news" is sponsored by gmc, we are professional grade.
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in cases of rape,pposes aborin cases of incest,ions. and in cases where the mother's health is in danger. no woman should be forced to carry a pregnancy from a rape. mario scavello sponsored a bill to force women to have unnecessary and invasive ultrasounds. it's horrifying. women need to know that mario scavello wants to stand between them and their doctors in making decisions that aren't his to make.
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>> announcer: this is "nbc10 news." wet and windy. we're tracking rain for your morning commute again. nbc10 "first alert" radar shows some wet weather moving through parts of our area right now. it's been coming down on and off overnight. here's what it looks like in manayunk earlier this morning. roads and sidewalks are slick with rain. so, as we always say, give yourself a little extra time as you head out the door. remember the umbrella. just about 5:30. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson.
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>> i'm chris cato, kind of a groundhog day effect. meteorologist bill henley has the "first alert" forecast. >> good morning. we see rain and wind, now the rain is quickly moving back towards philadelphia. it's been dry the last couple of hours in center city. you can see clouds over center city. look at the radar, it shows rain moving in from the northeast. scattered showers in the allentown area. we're tracking showers at the shore. cape may, dewey beach and rehoboth seeing rainfall. that rain falling farther to the north. lighter in lehigh county and berks county, but steadier rain moving through the trenton area. temperatures holding steady, veshgs in the city, 50 in trenton and wilmington 53 degrees. it won't be an all-day rainfall, but occasional showers and not much of a warmup. by 9:00, 51. 53 degrees at lunchtime. we'll go through it neighborhood by neighborhood. when i c