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nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now on nbc 10 news today, ebola concerns and criticism. what the nurse who is in isolation at a new jersey hospital has to say about the mandatory quarantine. they have been working without a contract for months, and today, some septa workers will vote on whether or not they want to go on strike. the winds will be kicking up on this sunday, but there will be plenty of sunshine. here's a live look at camelback mount resort in the poconos. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary conners. it's 9:00 on this sunday. meteorologist michelle grossman is tracking the breezy conditions outside. it will be a little bit cooler today than yesterday. >> it will. good morning. yesterday we had 70 degrees.
it was picture-perfect. we had sunshine, light winds. today a different story, but still really nice for late october. a live view outside. looking at lots of sunshine. that's the good news. we'll see sunshine all throughout the day. temperatures not too bad at this point. we're looking at breezy conditions and will be windy later on this afternoon. 56 in allentown. 58 degrees in wilmington. and it is 61 degrees in wild wood. winds are already picking up. we're breezy out there. winds gusting near 31 miles per hour later on this afternoon. right now, seeing winds about 13 miles per hour in reading. 13 miles per hour in philadelphia. up to 12 miles per hour in wildwood. and as we look for the rest of the day, plan on a lot of sunshine. you'll need your sunglasses. and you may need your jacket. it's going to be blustery with those winds. and looking at 62 by 3:00. we'll talk about tomorrow's temperatures. also 70s in your seven-day. today, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations is in west
africa visiting the countries hit hardest by ebola. samantha power arrived in guinea this morning. she'll also visit liberia and sierra leone. power will tour ebola coordination centers and meet with u.s. and u.n. personnel in the region. her visit is intended to draw attention to the need for increased international response to the outbreak. meanwhile, florida is the latest state to require mandatory monitoring of travelers coming in from west africa. new jersey, new york, and illinois already have quarantines in place. it's in response to the case of dr. craig spencer. he arrived in new york from liberia, then became ill with the deadly virus this week. ebola survivors warn that the 21-day quarantine will discourage volunteers from going overseas to help take care of people with the virus. >> going to have to take another three weeks totally out of commission. >> so it's a real practical concern. >> yeah. >> and most of these doctors are
volunteers. >> absolutely. all of them i think. >> in terms of dr. spencer's condition, it's gotten worse, but that's expected. health officials say he remains awake and communicative at bellevue hospital. that's the good news. nancy writebol, a survivor of ebola, she has donated plasma to dr. spencer. writebol was one of the first americans diagnosed with the deadly virus. she contracted it while working as a missionary in liberia. also under the mandatory quarantine is a nurse in newark, new jersey. she returned to the u.s. this week after taking care of ebola patients in west africa. this morning, she's criticizing the policy and the way she says she's been treated. we first told you yesterday morning, preliminary ebola tests have come back negative for nurse kaci hickox, but she's still being held at newark university hospital. the hospital has not said if she will remain there for the rest of the 21-day quarantine period or if she'll be released. yesterday in "the dallas morning news," hickox called the measure "a frenzy of disorganization and
fear that has made her feel like a criminal." some passengers at newark's airport say they understand her frustration. >> i think that's a long time, but if that's what they need to do, it's a necessity, yeah, okay, we have to do that. we have to make sure that it doesn't spread around here. >> new jersey governor chris christie says that he sympathizes with hickox, but he has to do what he can to ensure public health safety. to learn more about ebola, you can go to our website, nbc10.com for ebola coverage on twitter, look for #ebola, that way you'll get the latest developments from nbc news and nbc10.com. tomorrow morning, we will have two medical professionals here at the nbc 10 studios to answer your questions. if you have a concern or a question, send it in right now. just log on to the nbc 10 facebook page and look for the ebola q&a section. we will answer your questions
live tomorrow morning from 4:00 to 7:00 right here on "nbc 10 news today." a man is in critical condition following this crash in northeast philadelphia. two pickup trucks collided around 12:30 this morning. police are now investigating the cause of this crash. after months of negotiations, 4,700 septa workers will vote today about whether they'll walk off the job. matt delucia is live in philadelphia, and you've been talking to riders this morning. what do they say about a possible strike? are they concerned? >> reporter: some are concerned, but there's no need to worry just yet. a vote is scheduled later this afternoon. but even if that goes through, there's still time for riders to come up with a plan b. at the top of the hour, the
train picks up and drops off passengers throughout the city. how much do you depend on the service? >> every day. i'm an hour and a half away from my job. if they were to strike, i wouldn't be able to get into work. >> reporter: the 4,700 workers have been without a contract since march. those workers operate the subways, trolleys, buses, and maintenance. if a strike is authorized, union leadership says they will decide a date and time to shut off the lights and walk off the job. >> that's crazy. that would put ne harm's way. i'd be stranded. no transportation with what i do. >> reporter: both the union and septa say they are working toward an agreement. the key sticking points have been pension and health care. but septa has said it has not received notice that a work stoppage is imminent. but if and when that does happen, a service interruption plan will go into effect.
we're out here live, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. was it a random attack or was a philadelphia man targeted? that's what police are investigating after a couple beat the victim with a bat and then shot him. we first reported the shooting yesterday morning. it happened at second and carpenter streets. the 36-year-old victim told police that the couple walked up to him and said "you know what you did." then the woman hit him with a bat. when the victim tried to run away, the man shot him in the leg. the victim is now in critical condition. so far, there are no arrests in this case. loved ones are hoping for the safe return of a missing mother. the 23-year-old has not been heard from since october 15th. last week, police found wiggins' car parked outside of her apartment, but again, no sign of her. concerns heightened after her boyfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide in camden
county. in the philadelphia school budget crisis, a state judge is expected to rule this week on the legal flap between the teachers union and the school district. an injunction issued last week stopped the school district from forcing teachers to contribute to their health care benefits. district officials are appealing that decision. the judge will determine this week if the case can stay in state commonwealth court or be moved to philadelphia common pleas court. even though we're still two years out from the presidential election, a visit to iowa by new jersey governor chris christie is feeding the ongoing speculation that he may make a run for the white house in 2016. in his speech during a birthday bash for iowa's governor, christie said "america used to control events both here at home and around the world, and now it seems that our fate is being dictated by others." he went on to say "it is becaus
of the lack of leadership we have in the white house. it has been six long years, but i bring you the good news, there are only two more years left." his visit comes as a recent poll found that just 6% of likely republican caucus goers in iowa say that christie would be their first choice for president. you may remember it was just two years ago this week when president obama and governor christie worked side by side, touring the sandy-ravaged jersey shore together. christie was praising the president for his response to the storm. at the time, republicans criticized the governor for his relationship with the president. speaking of the president, one week from today, he is scheduled to be in philadelphia campaigning with democrat tom wolf who is running for pennsylvania governor. wolf is trying to unseat the current governor, republican incumbent tom corbett. corbett's administration claims that their internal polling shows that he is closing the gap
on tom wolf's lead. happening right now, it is the second and last day of the head of the schuylkill regatta. here is a live look at boat house row, where races on the schuylkill have been going on since 8:00 this morning. they will continue until about 4:00 this afternoon. nbc 10 was there for the first day of the races yesterday. thousands of competitors took part in the races on the schuylkill river. the event features rowers from middle school age to master in their 80s. their hail from 23 states and six countries. even if you're not going to be attending this event, keep in mind that part of kelly drive will be closed in this area for much of the day. the beginning of the end. still ahead, a major milestone today for u.s. troops overseas. and new video this morning of a fire that engulfed a storage visit and injured several crews. we'll explain what made these flames so difficult to fight. plus, new details about
five firefighters are recovering from injuries they received while battling a fire at a storage facility. flames broke out here in venice around 7:30 last night. combustible items inside the building fueled the fire. firefighters suffered heat exhaustion, one hurt his back and a captain has an unknown injury. this morning we are learning more about the deadly shooting at a washington state high school on friday. some of the victims are related to the gunman. we've also learned that a
newly-hired teacher confronted the gunman who's been identified as jalylen fryberg. a witness says the teacher intercepted fryberg as he was trying to reload. the attack left one girl dead and four others seriously hurt. police say fryberg took his own life at the scene. according to family members, he targeted friends and relatives. two of the victims are his cousins. >> he had a look on his face like he was just realizing what he did, and i think he kind of had a change of heart. if he wanted to, he could have gone on. >> while a motive for the attack is still unknown, friends say fryberg recently got into an argument with another student over a racial slur that was made. meanwhile, law enforcement sources claim that he may have been in a recent dispute over a girl. people in canada are also in mourning this weekend after the loss of a soldier who was shot and killed in ottawa on wednesday. hundreds gathered at the national war memorial last night. they held a candlelight individual in honor of corporal
nathan cirillo. the soldier was standing guard at the memorial when he was gunned down. a military funeral is planned for corporal cirillo this tuesday. it will be held at christchurch cathedral in hamilton, cirillo's hometown. the soldier was held by michael zehaf-bibeau, who ran into parliament hill and die there had in a shootout with police. his motive remains unknown, but canada's prime minister is calling the shooting a terror attack. more trouble in canada. an apparent bomb threat this weekend grounded a jet in the western part of the country. the plane landed yesterday at an airport in british columbia after officials received a threatening call. 98 passengers were held onboard until a bus could transfer them to the terminal. authorities have arrested one man on the flight as a person of interest. in the fight against isis, this is the latest video of u.s.-led coalition air strikes
on isis targets in syria. according to u.s. officials, coalition war planes destroyed an isis artillery position this weekend. kurdish forces had been battling the islamic state militants in this area for more than a month now. the battle for control of kobani rages on. kurdish forces and isis militants have been fighting here, which lies on the syrian turkish border. isis launched its offensive on kobani in mid september. the fighting has forced 200,000 people to flee to turkey. let's go now to afghanistan, where you're looking at the beginning of the end of coalition combat involvement in the country. u.s. and british troops held a ceremony today marking their pullout from camp bastion. the camp has been the center of british military operations in afghanistan since 2006. all u.s. combat troops are expected to withdraw by the end of this year. still to come on nbc 10 news today, some food for thought. why adding a certain type of nut to your diet could help ward off alzheimer's disease.
now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> and a good sunday morning. meteorologist michelle grossman. we had 70 degrees yesterday. we had sunshine. breezy conditions in the afternoon, but not bad. today it will be win ditch winds gusting near 30 miles per hour. not quite as warm as where we were yesterday. weather headlines on this
sunday. a sunny sunday. lots of sunshine across the board. not as warm as yesterday. we'll probably top out around 66. although that's still above normal for this time of year. the big story will be the whipping winds. breezy right now. we're going to see winds gusting pretty high as we head throughout the afternoon. what a pretty shot from the poconos. just a few clouds. lots of bright sunshine. that's what we'll see all throughout the day. if you want to maybe bring a jacket, though. it's a little blustery in some spots. 59 in philadelphia. winds out of the west at 13 miles per hour. we're seeing a six-degree difference from this time yesterday. right now across the board, we like that on the weekend. 57 in reading. 57 in atlantic city. so temperatures -- yeah, they're cooler than yesterday. going to be cooler as we head throughout the afternoon. live look outside in philadelphia. bright blue skies. a really pretty late october day. temperatures right now, a little blue on the map. we do have 58 degrees in mount pocono. 59 in philadelphia. 57 in reading. 58 in wilmington.
and a pair of 57s in millville and also atlantic city. so winds, that's what we're going to talk about today because that's what you're going to feel if you head out. breezy, winds about 13 miles peñ reading, philadelphia, up to 10 in millville. gusting closer to 25 there. so we're going to see these picking up throughout the afternoon into the evening hours before that sun sets and we lose the winds overnight. radar is all clear. and this is your weather setup for the day. a cold front overnight through the coast. we have high pressure coming in. that's bringing that pressure gradient. that's why we have the winds. the winds are coming out of the northwest. that's a cooling direction from canada and that's going to keep our temperature down. but there's that sunshine that we like. we'll see that all day long. today sunny and windy. 64 to 67. winds gusting to 30 miles per hour. monday getting you back to school and work, really nice. 65. although dress the kids for 40s in the morning at the bus stop.
wednesday, mostly cloudy, some showers, 70. dropping that temperature back into the 60s on thursday and even cooler friday and saturday into the 50s. >> let's check in on this week's wednesday's child. in his heart, he is hoping to find a forever family to help him achieve all of his goals. >> trequan is a smart 15-year-old who loves spending time out in nature, so we headed out to try our hand at fishing. he wasn't afraid to get his hands dirty and tried to reel in a big one. he has an upbeat personality and loves to make everyone smile. >> trequan is easily outgoing. he easily converses with adults. he definitely knows what he wants. he has some goals in life and would like to work towards those goals. >> he is currentfully 11th grade
and enjoys class where is he can use his hands to express himself. he likes to swim and fish, and has a strong pace for adventure. >> how many of those can you count out for me? >> the ideal family would be loving and know how to support him unconditionally. >> trequan really needs a family, first of all. a family that will not give up on him, no matter what, who will be with him through the thick and thin. and continue to be able to support him in reaching the goals that he has for his life. >> i guess everyone should have a mom and dad. >> he is prepared to share his love with a forever family. >> trequan could offer a family a lot of laughter. i think he's going to teach a family some patience along the way. >> one, two, three. say worms! >> worms! >> trequan is this week's wednesday's child. >> you can make the dream of a forever family come true for trequan or any wednesday's
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here's a live look down the shore at cape may. you can see a little bit choppy out there on the water. just a few people taking a stroll along the beach. plenty of sunshine today, but that wind is kicking up. that's going to keep things just a little bit cooler. yesterday we got to 70 degrees. today it's going to be in the 60s. now to story of a diving horse, so to speak. rescued from a pool in arizona. a homeowner called firefighters yesterday telling them this horse fell into his swimming pool. a veterinarian was also called to the scene to tranquilize the animal. rescuers used straps to slowly pull the horse out of the water. it's still unclear exactly how the horse got into the pool in the first place. when we come back, we'll take a look at the day's top stories, including a vote by septa workers. >> reporter: i'll break down what's happening today and what it means for you if you rely on septa. that's coming up. the sun is shining.
nbc 10 news starts now. >> amid growing concerns about the ebola outbreak, the u.s. ambassador to the u.n. is in west africa this morning. we'll have details on her visit. to strike or not to strike? that's the decision many septa workers will make today. we'll describe why they could walk off the job and when it could happen. a sunny sunday on tap for us, but plenty of wind for the rowers along the river who are competing in the schuylkill regatta today. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary conners. it's just after 9:30 on this sunday. let's check the forecast with michelle grossman. the wind is going to keep the temperature just late bit cooler than yesterday. >> yeah, yesterday we reached 70 degrees. it was really perfect, but today 66, which is still above normal for this time of year. it really could be a lot worse for the last weekend in october. looking really pretty as you look out from your inside to the outside. we're looking at lots of sunshine throughout the day. a really nice day to get out.
it's going to feel like fall. so any fall activities you have planned will be perfect. temperatures right now into the upper 50s mainly. 59 in philadelphia. 57 in reading. 57 in atlantic city. 59 in dover. one spot in the 60s. or two spots. that's northeast philadelphia and wild wood, new jersey. we are starting to see the winds gusting near 30 miles per hour. up to 22 in wildwood. many spots seeing winds gusting near 30 miles per hour. today plan on a sunny day. plan on kind of a blustery day. by 11:00, 62. by this afternoon, 66 degrees. we'll talk more about today's forecast and tracking 70s in your seven-day, that's in just a bit. >> thank you, michelle. this morning, we've learned that the governor of florida has signed an order for mandatory monitoring of anybody returning to the state from ebola-affected areas. similar policies are already in effect in new jersey, new york, and illinois. meanwhile, the u.s. because to the united nations is in guinea
today. samantha power will focus her attention on the need for increased international response in the countries hit hardest by ebola. in new york, the fiancee of the manhattan doctor with ebola is beginning three weeks of quarantine at the couple's apartment. morgan dixon was released from bellevue hospital last night. the new york health department says while she has no symptoms, it's a necessary precaution because her fiance, dr. craig spencer, has tested positive for the virus. this weekend, a cleaning crew disinfected the apartment complex where they live. neighbors say they're not worried. >> happy that she's home. she didn't catch it. that means no other people in the building probably won't catch it. >> i feel for him too just because everyone's freaking out. >> dr. spencer's condition has gotten worse, but health officials say they expected that. the doctor remains awake, though, and communicative. at bellevue hospital, he's getting state of the art anti-viral and plasma treatments. he's been at the hospital since thursday when he first reported having a fever. now also under mandatory
quarantine is the nurse in newark, new jersey, who returned to the u.s. this week after taking care of ebola patients in west africa. this morning, she is criticizing the way she says she's being treated. as we told you yesterday morning, preliminary tests for ebola came back negative for nurse kaci hickox. newark university hospital isn't saying if she'll remain there for the rest of the 21-day quarantine period or if she'll be released. the isolation policy is part of a mandate first implemented by the governors of new jersey and new york. they're requiring a mandatory quarantine for anybody arriving at newark or jfk airports who has had direct contact with anybody infected with the deadly virus. yesterday in "the dallas morning news," hickox called the measure "a frenzy of disorganization and fear that has made her feel like a criminal." some passengers at newark's airport say they can understand her frustration. >> i think that's a long time, but if that's what they need to
do, it's a necessity, yeah, okay, we have to do that. we have to make sure that it doesn't spread around here. >> new jersey governor chris christie says that he sympathizes with hickox, but he has to do what he can to ensure public health safety. to learn more for ebola coverage on twitter, use #ebola. we also have you covered tomorrow morning. if you've got concerns, we're trying to help you address them. tomorrow we'll have two medical health professionals here at the nbc 10 studios who will answer your questions. just log on to our nbc 10 facebook page and look for the ebola q&a section. we will answer your questions live tomorrow morning from 4:00 to 7:00 right here on "nbc 10 news today." a man is in critical condition following this crash
in northeast philadelphia. nbc 10 was on the scene in morell park where two pickup trucks collided just after 12:30 this morning. police are now investigating the cause of this crash. today, septa union workers will vote on authorizing a strike. as of now, the 4,700 workers that we're talking about in this case, they're on the job without a new contract. nbc 10's matt delucia is live in philadelphia, and matt, explain what's going to happen today. >> reporter: the thing to point out here is that the strike authorization vote for the septa workers that will happen later this afternoon at 3:00. but if that does go through, it doesn't mean that service will stop right then and there. but there is a lot of service affected by this. we're talking about subways, troll trolleys, buses and maintenance workers. if it's approved, then the leadership says it will decide on a date and time for that to happen should the contract negotiations fail. twu has been without a contract
since march. the union president tells us he is still making efforts at the bargaining table but continuing to work without a contract he says is unfair to members and passengers. septa tells us both sides have been meaning to reach an agreement. riders say they are tired of the back and forth that is putting their ride in jeopardy. >> going to make it hard out here for a lot of different people. people who work every day, 24/7. i mean, the septa people down here, they're going to be okay. they're going to be on vacation. but the people that struggle every day are not going to have no way to get to work or get to school or anything like that. >> reporter: some folks out here tell me that the workers should get what they are asking for. the big sticking points have been pensions and health care, among other things. we're talking about all the service here except regional rail. that is separate from the subways, trolleys, and the buses. but if a strike does happen in the future, septa says that it will issue a service interruption plan. but riders out here tell me they hope it really does not come to
that. matt delucia, nbc 10 news. happening right now in philadelphia, rowers are competing in the second and final day of the head of the schuylkill regatta. you can see a couple boats out there. this is a live look near boathouse row where races have been going on since 8:00 this morning. they will continue through 4:00 this afternoon. we were there for the first day of the races yesterday on the schuylkill. thousands of competitors from middle school age to masters in their 80s are taking part in the event. they hail from 23 states and six countries. high school seniors, this next one is for you. you and your parents can get some information about applying to colleges in our area. the philadelphia national college fair is being held in center city today. students and parents can meet one-on-one with admission representatives from a wide range of colleges and universities. they'll also learn about financial aid, admission requirements and course offerings at the schools. the fair is happening at the pennsylvania convention center
from 11:00 this morning until 3:00 this afternoon and it is free and open to everybody. still ahead, trouble in paradise. people in hawaii prepare to evacuate as molten lava creeps closer and closer. the warning that could force many from their homes. plus, another world series for philadelphia's mo'ne davis. she steps on to baseball's biggest stage and talks about what the experience was like.
it was a solid procession in northern california. officers escorted the body of homicide detective mike davis yesterday. he's one of two deputies killed on friday
during a series of shootings that spread across 30 miles. two others were hurt in the shootings. davis was killed 26 years to the day when his father also died in
the line of duty. we are learning more about marcello marquez, he was deported twice, most recently in 2001 and had a drug conviction. marquez and his wife are being held without bail on charges related to the shooting. some citizens in missouri are parading through the streets with their guns this weekend as part of their new rights under state law. dozens of people marched with their firearms yesterday. state lawmakers also passed legislation that upholds the open carry of weapons. st. louis's mayor a critic of the law described the march as a scene out of a bad western. let's head now to hong kong, where pro-democracy demonstrators have cancelled a vote to gauge how china's government is responding to their demands. the student-led protesters have occupied the government district for more than a month now. they're upset over a government plan to screen candidates for
hong kong's first election in 2017. the decision to call off the vote came after anti-occupy protesters attacked a group of local journalists last night. police officers had to escort the journalist out, but not before a radio reporter ended up in the hospital. in ukraine, voters are going to the polls today to elect a new parliament. the voting is being held in areas outside the influence of pro-russian rebels. president petro poroshenko's party is expected to get the most support, but it's unclear if the party will be able to form a government without help from rival groups. a giant little league star continues to be treated like baseball royalty. mo'ne davis shows off her moves with the pros at last night's world series game. she'll talk about that ceremonial first pitch just ahead. good sunday morning. we're mild this morning, right near 60 degrees. but we are also windy. here's a live look outside.
take a look at this flooding in nova scotia, canada. it was triggered by rain that came from the same system that drenched our area last week. flash flooding is making driving very difficult on the streets of halifax. three days of rain, swamped streets, flooded basements. the forecast is calling for even more rain over the next two days. no end in sight to this. in hawaii, they're not dealing with flood waters. they're dealing with lava flow. authorities are telling several dozen residents living near this lava flow to get ready to evacuate. the warning comes after this molten rock edged closer to their homes. can you imagine living next to this? a lava flow from the kilauea volcano was moving at about 10 miles per hour. this volcano has been erupting
since 1983. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> good sunday morning. i'm michelle grossman. we're looking at a good day, a nice october day. a little blustery with wind in place and temperatures about 66. a little above normal, but not the warm weather we saw yesterday. but we're seeing lots of sunshine and we'll see lots of sunshine all day long. bring a jacket early this morning. 59 degrees in philadelphia. temperatures not bad right now with that sunshine. those winds are only going to be picking up. 55 in lancaster. 55 in reading. 57 in glassboro. 57 in millville. 57 in atlantic city. and 59 in philadelphia. looking at closer to normal temperatures, it was chilly with rain in place. 70 friday and also saturday way above normal.
felt good. 66 today, that will be the forecasted high, three degrees above what is typical for this time of year. really pretty in the city. wall-to-wall sunshine across the area. the big weather headline will be the wind. right now it's breezy and only going to get windier throughout the day. the winds will be gusting closer to 30 miles per hour at times. right now we're seeing that northwesterly flow. it's a cooling air. that's why we're going to keep those temperatures down. 14 miles per hour in atlantic city. as we go throughout the day here, we'll see those gusting near 41 miles per hour at times, at least through dinnertime and through the early part of the night and then overnight we'll see the winds dying down.
a windy day today. this is the weather setup. the cold front is off the coast. we have that west-northwesterly flow. not a bad fall day. maybe you want to drive a little north. we see some patchy conditions. southern new jersey, allegation delaware. but parts of the lehigh valley, montgomery county. winds out of the west-northwest at 10 to 20 miles per hour. then tonight we'll see the temperatures dropping with the clear skies and the light winds. monday getting you back to school and work, you don't want to hear this. we're looking at really nice weather to get you back there. tuesday, we're going to bump those up to 74. really nice conditions, light winds, lots of sunshine. wednesday adding more cloud cover.
much cooler on thursday. 61, breezy and cool on friday. 58 before that wind comes back on saturday. mixture of sun and clouds, 52. i'm jen daniels from comcast sports net. the flyers turn to rookie gostisbehere to fill the void. gostisbehere making his nhl debut with the flyers, hosting the red wings. a beautiful centering pass for nicklas grossmann, ties the game at 1-1. flyers now up 2-1. pavel datsyuk gets behind gostisbehere who lost his stick. he ties it up at two. flyers win 4-2. here's gostisbehere on his night. >> step on the ice, it's nice and calming, get your feet going and make some plays.
cherry on top, i'd say. it's awesome when your team wins. being my first game, couldn't end any better. the eagles have landed in arizona. chip kelly's team arrived at the crew hotel. they are anxious to face the cardinals. >> we just played them last year. we were watching today. a lot of stuff was the same. a lot of the concepts are the same. but they changed a few things up. we have a good plan. they'll be a good challenge. >> we're going against a good team. that's something that we have respect for. the cardinals, they're a good team. and we know we've got to go in there and execute as players and go in there and win this ball game. >> check out the eagles' lineup today on comcast sportsnet. get analysis after each of the first three quarters with in-game live on csnphilly.com.
after the game, tune in for eagles postgame live. to the college gridiron. temple trying to erase a big deficit against central florida. samuel benjamin returns the blocked punt for the touchdown. pj walker would struggle in this one. his pass here intercepted. just 111 yards. as temple loses 34-14. villanova hosting morgan state. john robertson breaks free for a 56-yard score. he ran for 99 yards and two touchdowns. later in the quarter, robertson then showing he can get it done with his arm. straight into your living room. robertson with three touchdown passes to go along with those two running scores. they have won seven straight. mo'ne davis was back on the mound last night throwing out the first pitch at the world series in honor of the 75th anniversary of little league baseball. and she was happy with how she performed on such a big stage.
it's pretty cool. i mean, to be -- just to be at the world series is pretty cool. and to just throw a strike was probably -- if i didn't throw a strike, i don't know what i would do. but just throwing a strike was probably the best part. >> you can vote for the high school blitz game of the week for next friday, october 31st. vote, go to nbc10.com or our facebook page. you can also call or text your once a day vote. the game with the most votes is always featured on the high school blitz every saturday night at 7:00 right here on nbc 10. now let's talk about that world series action. the san francisco giants evened things up last night after trailing to the royals early. they get the win 11-4. game five is tonight.
on the gridiron in a thriller that ended just after midnight, penn state lost to 13th ranked ohio state in double overtime. the nittany lions came back from a 17-0 deficit. ohio state won it 31-24. the eagles are playing today. everybody getting ready for that. there will be an eagles watch party for good cause. a $10 donation gets you in the door. it will be held at paddy whacks pub. it starts this afternoon at 4:00 as the birds take on the arizona cardinals. coming up, we'll talk health news. it's a disease researchers agree is tough to crack, but now a new study shows a certain type of nut can help prevent the onset of alzheimer's disease.
eating walnuts appears to help prevent or slow alzheimer's disease. that's the word from researchers that found that mice with the disease that were fed walnuts show significant developments in motor function. researchers believe that the high anti-oxidant and omega 3 content in walnuts may have helped. right now more than 5 million americans have alzheimer's disease and that number is expected to triple by the year 2050. nbc 10 news today will continue. >> reporter: i'm talking with septa riders about the potential for a strike and they have some strong words. i'll have that coming up. and i'm talking wind and mild temperatures. we're going to be above normal for this time of year, but we'll be windy. we're already breezy. the flags flowing around in the
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nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now on nbc 10 news today, thousands of septa workers will vote on whether to authorize a strike. a live report is just ahead with what this could mean for commuters. also this morning, the nurse quarantined in north jersey is speaking out against the policies saying she's being treated like a criminal. a windy morning as we take a live look over center city. temperatures won't be as warm as yesterday, but there will be plenty of sunshine. good morning. this is nbc 10 news today. i'm rosemary conners. it's 10:00 on this sunday. michelle grossman is tracking the weekend weather for us. even though it's going to be a le