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randy gyllenhall, live in pike couldn'tpy. randy, what have you found out. >> reporter: i just spoke with two sources close to this investigation who tell me investigators found some sort of electronic device inside that hangar at the airport where eric frein was hiding. they say that investigators are seeping through all the data. they want to know if he was in touch with anybody in the outside world, specifically if anybody helped him move around the search area. as search teams scoured the woods for seven weeks, eric frein kept handwritten notes. they were discovered at a campsi campsite. frein wrote about the night of his attack and how i escaped. he ran back to the jeep, he wrote, i hit a road block. i didn't expect one too soon. i missed a trail around a runoff pool and drove straight into it. disaster. this was the first and critical clue, frein's car submerged in a pond using evidence from inside,
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police were able to identify eric frein and 48 days later, capture him, cuff him, charge him with murder and take him to jail. >> he was able to get into cabins, into other unoccupied structures, find food. in other cases he had things hidden. >> reporter: at a news conference this morning,ç poli said the weeks of relentless searching paid off. at a $10 million price tag, it was a massive effort to find a skills marksman who knew his bay around the back woods. >> we find some comfort as a community that we are taking these next steps towards justice. >> eric, are you sorry? >> reporter: as he left court, frein had to face the public and locals in pike conte had a few choice words for this accused cop killer. >> did you feel bad, those little boys have no father! >> reporter: a lot of anger out here this morning directed at eric frein. neighbors here tell me they just had to come out and see him in
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in person, in the flesh. this is a man who caused much of the poconos to shut down for two months. live in pike county, randy gyllenhall, nbc 10 news. and parts of the poconos looked and felt like a police state. officers in the woods blocking roads and searching by air for weeks. our team coverage continues now with nbc 10's christine madella. >> christine, this has taken such a toll on pocono businesses and residents. >> yes, relief is a word i heard over and over again when talking to neighbors and business owners in the community. many of them are ready to get on with their normal lives after this massive manhunt had the city on lockdown for weeks. kids are thrilled halloween is back on. parents are thrilled they don't have to be on edge as much anymore now that eric frein is no longer lurking in the woods. >> it makes you scared for your children. >> reporter: amanda kuhn went to
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high school with eric frein. >> terrifying at first, unsettling to know that someone you go to school with is capable of something like that. >> i'm excited that it's over. >> reporter: so is jerry jay, he owns the chestnut grove resort. he says the massive manhunt in the area scared off customers. >> there are cancellations. >> reporter: people called to cancel because they had reservations about vacationing where an alleged killer was on the loose. >> this weekend, because there were not many bookings we have to cancel it. >> reporter: you said there was a haunted hay ride. nobody wants to beç out in the dark. >> no one wants to do that. >> reporter: now he's hoping his regulars come back. >> please come back. it's beautiful here. >> this was a temporary situation which has fortunately come to a positive ending. we'll remain a safe community. we want people to come back here. >> reporter: the police chief also told me tonight his officers instead of searching for frein will be out in the community helping trick or
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treaters handing out candy tonight to celebrate the halloween that is now rescheduled after it was previously canceled due to that search. the trick or treaters are scheduled to be out here around 6:00. reporting live in barrett township, christine madella, nbc 10 news. >> 21652. 11652, romo 42 is en route to the station. pun package in the back. >> that message went out over state police radios just moments after frein's capture. the nbc 10 investigators obtained those transmissions exclusively. you'll hear more of them coming up at 5:30. stay with nbc 10 and for continuing coverage of the eric frein investigation. we continue to follow developments in the septa strike talks. >> the friday evening rush hour is in full swing right about now. we turn to nbc 10's matt delucia. we've been following the story for quite some time. what has happened in the last
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hour? >> a group of supporters came out here within the past hour, announcing support for the ongoing talks going on in this hotel behind me. they were talking septa and the transport workers union local 234. they have been inside this hotel since early this afternoon. i asked how confident they are that a deal will be reached. i was told that that will come from the union president within the next hour. tw local 234 represents 4,700 members who operate septa buses, trolleys and subways. they do it out of contract since the spring and have threatened to go on strike if a deal is not reached with septa in the very near future. i've been talking toç septa workers who would not like to see a strike. while negotiations have been under way behind closed doors, i've been making calls to offices.
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now, we're talking also about the election upcoming this week. state senator anthony hardy williams came out to talk about his support for the ongoing negotiation. >> those of us who are here would not, we pop how old we could avert a strike. we recognize the consequence to the city and the region on election day. i think workers of septa and twu recognize the consequences of such a strike and also to that issue. >> reporter: we were expecting an update from willie brown at 4:45. now we're hearing that that is expected to happen at 5:45. now, as for their part, septa tells us that no firm deal has been reached as of yet. but sources close to the negotiations say that things are progressing. of course we will stay out here and bring that to you live when it happens later in the hour. for now, we are live in old city, matt delucia, nbc 10 news.
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>> we'll check back with you, matt. all the while, every day, 60,000 students depend on mass transit. many kids will have to find a new way to and from school. in the event of a strike, student lateness would be excused if students can't make it to school at all, home work packets will be able to take home. for teachers and staff it's a different story. they're still expected to arrive at school on time. the district is working with police and the parking authority to relax parking rules around some schools. and if the strike was to last more than five days, school officials are working on plans for added school bus service. even though regional real isn't affected by the strike, those riders will also be hit hard. some 900,000 commuters who rely on city buses, trolleys, the subway, will be forced to use the rail lines to get home. they're pçlanning to adjust thr schedules to avoid the thick of
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additional gridlock. commuters in the event of a mass transit strike, has everything you need to know. our web team assembled a survival guide. see which lines should be shut down and which should still run. we also have alternate travel routes to help you get where you need to go. it's available right now on now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> it's 5:08. trick or treaters already out there. >> the rest will be out there very soon, trying to get as much candy as possible. >> meteorologist sheena parveen joins us now with what they can expect tonight. sheena? >> those temperatures will get colder as we go through the evening hours, slowly though. either way it will stay chilly for the trick or treaters. if you're about to head out soon, this is what it feels like outside. 52 in millville, dover, 52 in philadelphia, 51 northeast philly. areas north and west, not too different. 51 for allentown, mid-50s in reading, 49 in pottstown.
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as we go through the evening, we'll continue to see the clouds moving in, the rain won't come until later tonight. i think most of the trick or treaters will be fine. by 8:00 this evening if you're still out trick or treating, upper 40s by 10:00, still chilly, upper 40s. this will start with our shore communities, showers into some areas. coming up, i'll show you the timing of the rain for your weekend and how cold it will be. that's straight ahead. new surveillance video into nbc 10. police are looking for this man who they say stole a cell phone from an at&t store in gloucester township camden county. it happened on october 7th at the store on berlin cross keys road. the suspect walked in, stole a 500 samsung galaxy s5 cell phone and then took off. if you can't live without your morning cup of coffee, you're not alone. neither can the federal
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government. wait until how hear how much of your money they spent at starbucks. tc on the streets alone. security video shows whoed twolers walking together and no one knows who they belong to. get ready to fall back. daylight savings time ends this weekend. experts say the last thing you should do with that extra hour is sleep.
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we have new information tonight on a marine who was found dead inside his new york city jail cell. the city has now reached a $2.25 million settlement with the man's family. 65-year-old jerome merdeaux tied back in february. his jail cell was 101 degrees and no one had checked on him for at least four hours. after battling two states over her ebola quarantine, a nurse in maine is now free to go wherever she wants. this afternoon, the judge rejected the state's request to limit travel for kaci hickox. she's been fighting a mandatory quarantine since her return from treating ebola patients in west africa. today the judge agreed there was no need to restrict her movements because hickox is showing no symptoms. that means she's not infectious. after the ruling, hickox said she is satisfied with the decision.
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>> i remain in good spirits. there was a good decision that offers human treatment to health care workers coming back after working to fight this terrible disease. >> the judge did say hickox should continue to monitor her health daily until the 21-day incubation period is over. hickox said she will abide by that ruling. the u.s. navy released new video of its air operations against isis who was taken on board the "uss carl vincent" earlier thia week. it arrived in the gulf two weeks ago. they launched eight air strikes in iraq and syria. back here in the united states, d.c. police are looking for the man who attacked an officer's cruiser with an ax. take a look at this photo of the weapon stuck in the cruiser's driver's side window. police said the officer was patrolling early this morning when a man came out of nowhere and used the ax to attack his car. the officer was not hit but did
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dislocate his shoulder when he tried to take down the suspect. in long beach, california, police are searching for the parents two of toddlers found wandering around a busy intersection. surveillance video shows the two boys shortly after people saw them walking around yesterday morning. their parents are nowhere to be found. the younger child is no more than a year old. one woman says they are brothers named kenneth and king. she baby sat them not long ago when someone was supposed to be watching them. >> the 2-year-old opened the door and was able to walk out. i'm assuming that's probably what happened in this situation. >> it's a 1-year-old and 2-year-old. take them to the police station, the hospital or the fire department. >> the boys are now in child protective services custody. now to decision 2014.
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the midterm elections are next tuesday. >> "meet the press" moderator chuck todd has been on the road checking out key races all around the country. he joins us live from washington. chuck, good to see you. we have big races in our area. what do you think the candidates need to do this weekend to convince voters to choose them? >> well, look, at this point it's all about there are no more persuadable voters. there are swing voters but it's a different type of swing voting. it's a voter that chooses between voting and not voting. i assume there's another type of undecided voter. there's a slice of the electorate which isç so fed up with how state capitols are run. they'd like to run out the party in power. but they're not sure that the other party will provide the change their looking for. the voter i kept running into was this frustrated voter wanting to see big fixes but not
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convinced either party could deliver on them. the question at the very end is how do candidates convince them that they have the credibility to actually bring change that's necessary? >> we saw governor corbett at the late-night news conference following the capture of eric frein. does that apprehension and governor corbett's presence there last night help him come november 4th? >> look, anytime, frankly, that he can be doing gubernatorial things rather than on the campaign trail helps him. certainly doesn't hurt people. he's trailing by a lot. there are a lot of folks that don't believe he can overcome the poll deficit he has against tom wolf. anytime you're an incumbent and you get to be the governor rather than having to it be on the campaign trail and be politician is usually a good day. >> and chuck, with congress expected to shift, republican expected of course this coming
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election, what does that mean for say, corey booker in new jersey and chris coons in delaware. >> do they want to get legislation passed or do we see the same type of intransigents. we'll see. this is an odd -- this is going to be an odd change if it does happen. that's a big if. there's still plenty of close races that could somehow keep the democrats in charge. but republicans that get elected in these close races, the voters will be sending them to work with the other side. but the base of the republican party is not in any mood to compromise. so i think governing is going to be a realç challenge for the republicans should they get the majority because swing voters want them to compromise.
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base voters want them to stand against the president. >> "meet the press" moderator chucked to, thank you for your time. >> see you sunned. >> this sunday morning right here on nbc 10 at 10:30. now your first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> a cool halloween for the trick or treaters tonight. if you haven't headed out just yet, it will be chilly as we go through the evening hours for the trick or treaters. we'll be watching rain move in. it won't get here until late tonight. it should not be until after the trick or treaters are done that we should start to see showers move in. a rainy saturday in store, especially the first part of the day. windy over the weekend, so both saturday and sunday, we'll see wind around. saturday that wind will come from the rain, too. here's a look outside, center city, we have the overcast skies. so many of us are seeing the cloud cover around and those chilly temperatures, 52 degrees
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right now in philadelphia. mostly cloudy. about 6 degrees colder, though, than where we were yesterday at this time. it is a cooler day today. tomorrow will be cool and especially if we go into tomorrow night. temperatures through the lehigh valley, 51 allentown, 53 reading, 49 pottstown and westchester. certainly the halloween trick or treaters need jackets tonight. 52 degrees in millville, dover, 53 in atlantic city. manufacture us will stay around 50 degrees as we go through the next few hours for those trick or treaters. locally we're nice and dry. you notice snow around parts of the great lakes. so this is the cold air that will start to move in as we go into the weekend. rain off to our west with the real area of rain is going to be developing offshore. that's where you see showers out in the atlantic. that's really the rain that will be impacting us come saturday morning especially. take a look at the air, just to our north and west, at or below freezing, many areas around the great lakes and this continues to move in as we go into the
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weekend. it is going to be much colder this çweekend. future weather, though, for the overnight hours tonight shows you the moisture offshore. it slowly starts working its way onshore. 11:00 p.m. at least in new jersey we should start to see some showers moving in. overknit, we'll see more showers and starting off this saturday, showers around the area, we'll be windy, also much colder, especially when you factor in the rain. here's a bigger picture. the wind will be coming in with the rain. it's from a coastal system offshore. through the afternoon saturday some of us will still be dealing with the rain and the wind. come sunday morning we do clear out of the rain but the wind and those colder temperatures stay around. we'll be in the 30s as you wake up sunday morning. very cold through the overnight hours this weekend. for tonight, though, patchy light rain starts to develop through the area. 44 degrees in philadelphia. 40 areas north and west. tomorrow, it will stay windy, rainy, also cold through the day. high temperatures in some areas could only be in the upper 40s to low 50s possibly.
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but the rain in the morning, that's one thing you'll want to pay attention to if you have the plans. then come sunday, we're still windy and cold. highs around 50 degrees. waking up monday morning, look how cold we'll be, 34 degrees. areas north and west could be in the 20s come monday morning. nice 70 degree temperatures. also don't forget to fall back when you go to bed saturday night. that's because daylight savings time ends at 2:00 a.m. on sunday. that means you get an extra hour of sleep this weekend. when you turn the clock back, it's a good time to put appreciate battefresh batteries in the smoke detector. some doctors say that extra hour could leave you feeling more groggy. exposure sun will make you feel more awake. the experts recommend shutting
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off the tv and avoiding large meals and alcohol before bed. many kids knocking on doors dressed in their halloween best. by night's end each of them will come home withç piles of candy. a new study reveals many trick or treaters want something else besides in their halloween bags.
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newspapers speak out. tom corbett has been something of a disaster. tom corbett cut spending on education by a billion dollars... it's time for a change. elect tom wolf, and you'll get the type of governor we haven't seen for a while... who looks out for average, hard-working pennsylvanians. it's wolf who has solid ideas for bringing in new business and for boosting the economy. tom wolf for governor, a fresh start for pennsylvania.
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if buckets of candy weren't enough, some parents say their kids wait for something else this halloween, cash. the website voucher asks parents what their kids would prefer. 53% said money over candy. some homes might just give out that dollar or two here or there to trick or treaters. experts say parents need to make sure their kids aren't expecting cash. >> i didn't appreciate money till much later. the feds have filed their first lawsuit against an online dating site. the federal trade commission said jdi dating used fake messages and profiles to trick people to upgrading to paid membership. people who created free profiles got messages that appear to be from members. in order to respond they had to pay for a membership which was $30 a month. we continue to track developments in the septa strike talks.
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>> both sides have been talking all day. a union news conference is scheduled for 5:45. we'll bring it to you alive. also ahead -- >> a delaware woman kidnapped and raped. a note she wrote in lipstick here. i'm lu ann cahn. i'll have that story. plus all new on nbc 10 news at 6:00, a local story heads to the big screen. john due upon the, the eccentriç millionaire whose career ended. a look at that 20 years later.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> right now, accused trooper killer eric frein is in maximum protective custody at the pike county correctional facility. pennsylvania state police say frein acted alone when he ambushed two troopers killing one of them exactly seven weeks ago today. he faces a slew of charges, including murder, attempted murder and possession of weapons of mass destruction. now, the nbc 10 investigators who obtained an exclusive moment-by-moment account of how police nabbed eric frein. >> take a listen to some of the state police radio transmissions as he was taken into custody. >> cherry rain road, subject in custody, handcuffed. you're going to go to the
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hangar, make contact with the marshalls there. >> state police who were searching for frein last night heard that transmission, shortly after his capture, the news quickly spread to law enforcement around the area. and a short time later, police paid homage to bryon dickson by placing the trooper's handcuffs on the wrist of his suspected killer. >> confirm the subject will be held in blooming grove car two is en route with corporal dixon's handcuffs. he'll be there in approximately 20 minutes. we'll stand by until that take place. >> the final radio transmission was made from trooper dixon's patrol car. it said the cruiser was headed to the police barracks with, quote, one package in the back. stay with nbc 10 and for continuing coverage of eric frein's capture. also on, life on the run. learn what living conditions were like for eric frein during
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his 48 dm hiding from police. as a developing story, the ongoing negotiatings to avert a septa strike on monday. we're expecting a press conference in just a few minutes with the union president. talk have been going on all day in old city. 4,700 bus, trolley and operators have threatened to go on strike. >> a walkout would hit commuters on those lines hard. nbc 10's cydney long is live at 30th street station to explain. cydney? >> riders here at 30th street station are holding their breath and are crossing their fingers that somehow a strike or a work stoppage by the city transit union is somehow averted. this afternoon, sources close to
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the negotiating table tell us they are making headway. we'll have that press conference at 5:45. if there is no compromise, commuters here will find themselves on congested train, busy parking lots and a long wait on the platform. >> everybody else comes through the "l" or the bus line or the trolley. >> reporter: she leaves for work at 4:50, her first leg the trolley, then regional rails to greet commuters for their morning cup of joe at 30th street station. if monday comes with septa workers on strike and without her trolley -- >> they won't have an early train. i'll have to catch the 6:00 train. that puts me a whole hour later. >> reporter: while they will adjust routes, they don't have overtime aunlos or the resources to add trains earlier in the morning or later into the evening. strong is one of 126,000 daily round trip riders on the already overflowing septa regional
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rails. if the strike persists, it will push some of 900,000 city transit riders who usually take the subway, buses or trolleys on to the rails. >> the other employees, i feel bad for çthem. they're not going to have a way to get here. a lot of people are making plans should we catch a cab, do this? >> we may make money, we may not, this cab driver isn't counting too heavily on more cash in his pocket. >> a lot of people wouldn't like to ride in the cab because they cannot afford it. >> reporter: more expensive? >> yes. >> reporter: still, it is one of the other options for commuters who would face major congestion on the rails, either car pooling or catching a cab. septa barry williams told me if they decide to strike, both sides have their service interruption plan, the contingency plan, would go on septa's website right away, that
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that plan is in place and ready. that press conference will happen outside old city hotel at the negotiating table, we'll carry it for you here at 5:45 and stay here to talk to commuters about their reaction if there's a strike or not. live at 30th street station, cydney long, nbc 10 news. a mass transit strike would clog city and suburban streets with thousands more vehicles each day. nbc 10 spoke to penndot officials about added congestion. there are no plans to delay any road work, they say, but they will be watching septa talks closely and will be ready to change construction schedules if needed. stay with nbc 10 and all weekend for updates on the strike threat. see which lines will be shut down and which would still run. we also have alternate travel routes to help you get where you need to go, that's right now on held captive, a delaware woman was kidnapped, raped and
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held hostage. police rescued her and arrested her estranged husband. nbc 10's lu ann cahn reports from dover where her cry for help was found in a mcdonald's rest room. >> dover police say the 25-year-old woman was kidnapped a week before her estranged husband brought her here and she left a message for help. the only way she could. it was a customer that found the lipstickç message on the bathrm wall of this mcdonald's on dupont highway. police say it was enough information to start a search for her and her estranged husband, brandon turner, thursday at noon. detectives believed turner kidnapped his wife on october 23rd, took her to this rural dover home, duct taped her to a bed and repeatedly raped her until he made the mistake of taking her to this mcdonald's and letting her use the women's room where she wrote on the wall. >> we realize from surveillance video we were able to identify who those people were and the clothing they were wearing.
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>> reporter: the couple was found walking outside the dover mall three hours later and turner was arrested. the victim had a no contact order issued against turner in august because of domestic abuse. a posting on turner's public facebook page from september 15th reads i have no money, no place to stay. now of all things i just lost the love of my life, my one and only wife. what else can go wrong. the day before she disappeared, turner posted call the cops, i'm leaving now. i told you you were going to miss me. >> the fact she worked up the courage to be able to do that and had the opportunity and intelligence to make that message in the long run ended up helping her return safely. >> reporter: police say tornadoer has a lengthy criminal history and now bail is set at over $600,000 on these new charges. police say the victim is recovering with her family. in dover, delaware, lu ann cahn, nbc 10 news. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> right now the first alert weather team is tracking rain and cold for the weekend.
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>> all right, sheena parveen, when can we expect the changes? >> we can expect the changes later tonight. here's a little cute halloween spider. i know you like it, keith. i know you like the spider. i added it just for you. temperatures are chilly enough to where you'll need a jacket this evening. 49 degrees right now in pottstown, 51 allen tw be, 54 in reading. low 50s in philadelphia, northeast philly all the way to trenton. even wilmington, much of south jersey and delaware coming in in about the low 50çs. it will stay chilly for the trick or treaters. we're not expecting the rain until later tonight. i think a lot of the trick or treaters will get their trick or treating in before the rain gets here. by 8:00 p.m., trufrz won't change much. cloudy, chilly, upper 40s, even by 10:00 tonight, temperatures in the upper 40s. the clouds will be around but it won't be until the overnight hours when we see rain moving in. this will carry over to start
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off your weekend. coming up, i'll show you the timing of the rain for your weekend and we'll see how cold and windy it will be, too. that's straight ahead. a boy in new jersey had quite the trick or treating partner today. take a look. 2-year-old zachary hessler got to celebrate with none other than the philly fa nphanatic. zachary was appropriately dressed of course as a mini phanatic. the phanatic dressed up as batman himself. so cute. a pennsylvania football team in turmoil. five players under arrest. what they are accused of doing off the field and how it's affecting the rest of the team. and from the heart. a health crisis nearly killed their baby girl. but four years later she is thriving. how open heart surgery saved her
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life and changed theirs. but first, here's what's coming up tonight on nbc 10 news at 6:00. septa threat of strike, looming. right at 6:00 we're outside the meeting as they make the decision. do you feel bad? >> eric frein in custody and in front of a judge. and whooping cough now confirmed at two local schools. coming up, how contagious this virus is and what you can do this weekend to keep your children healthy. count on nbc 10 news at 6:00.
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newspapers speak out. tom corbett has been something of a disaster. tom corbett cut spending on education by a billion dollars... it's time for a change. elect tom wolf, and you'll get the type of governor we haven't seen for a while... who looks out for average, hard-working pennsylvanians. it's wolf who has solid ideas for bringing in new business and for boosting the economy.
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tom wolf for governor, a fresh start for pennsylvania. now to decision 2014. >> we're just four days away from election day. this morning, new jersey governor chris christie was in arkansas for get out the vote rally. it was the support hutchison for his bid for governor. christie is the chair of the republican governor's association. in the race for pennsylvania governor, tom wolf will get some star power this weekend. president obama will mac a campaign stop in philadelphia sunday. to make a final push for the democratic candidate. now, wolf is running against republican incumbent tom corbett. the governor issic maing several stops in central pennsylvania today and attended a gop luncheon with kentucky senator rand paul. then sunday night, the governor will take part in a rally with new jersey governor chris
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christie. we are following breaking news. at any moment we're expecting a news conference about the septa strikes talks. when it happens, count on nbc 10 to bring it to you live, along with team coverage on nbc 10 news at 6:00.
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we are awaiting an update any minute now on the ongoing septa talks. here's a live picture outside the wyndham hotel, the union president is expected to hold a news conference, 4,700 bus, trolley and subway operators have threatened to walk off the job if a deal isn't reached soon. as soon as this news conference begins we'll make sure we take it live. couldn't the on nbc 10 news. in the meantime, here are some of the stories making headlines.
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eric frein is in maximum protective custody at the pike county facility. he's facing several charges, including murder for the shooting death of a pennsylvania state trooper seven weeks ago today and attempted murder. his next court appearance is november 12th. heart disease is the number one killer of american men and women in the u.s. as one local family learned it's not just a disease that hits the elderly. now they are working hard to raise money and awareness. it's the gut wrenching sight, the picture of a baby shortly after having heart surgery. >> most kids without surgery don't live more than three years. >> it took three open heart surgeries with more to come but alexis is now 4 years old and thriving. >> whoa! >> say hi daddy. >> baby. >> every room she goes into, she's a ray of sunshine. >> the morning she was born, her parents were told everything was fine but later that night,
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doctors had different news for the berks county couple. they were told alexa had downs syndrome and a dangerous heart condition. >> there are four things wrong with her heart. >> reporter: they say they are grateful for the cutting edge medical care alexa hasç receiv. now they're raising manien to help scientists thin their work. >> had they not been giving the funding to do the search, perhaps she hasn't been able to get the help she needed. >> reporter: they form team alexa and participate in the philadelphia heart walk at citizens bank park. they'll walk in honor of alexa and trish's dad who died this year after a heart attack. >> there's your shirt. >> reporter: in the past four years they raised more than $35,000 for aha and are hoping to bring in $10,000 this year. they say the take the yearly
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event to heart. >> here we go. >> after all, what else can a family named cupid do. >> how adorable is she? so far, the cupids have raised $3,000. the philadelphia heart walk is saturday, november 8th at citizens bank park, a week from tomorrow. the park opens at 8:00 a.m. with a festival, a kid zone, even a pet zone. there's so much to do. i'm proud to be the event's emcee. stop by, say hi and help raise money for a great cause. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheena parveen. >> well, a chilly day for us and a chilly evening. as we go through the next few hours for the trick or treaters, temperatures will stay around the low 50s, upper 40s. as we go late into tonight, rain will start to move into the area. it will mostly be here for your saturday. i think the trick or treaters should be fine over the next few hours. rainy for your saturday. like i mentioned with wind along
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with it and cold temperatures. so the first half of your weekend won't be as nice as the second half. sunday, though, will still be windy. across the board saturday and sunday. it will stay windy for the weekend hours. saturday they expect the rainfall. areas north and west through the lehigh valley with the trick or treaters right now. 51 in allen twen, 54 in reading. upper 40s for pottstown and westchester. much of south jersey and delaware staying at about the low 50s. mid-50s in stone harbor. q)e across the delaware river. looking at the ben franklin bridge, we still have the overcast skies. no rain, though, just yet. these clouds will hang around overnight. many of them here with us tomorrow, too. the rain starts to move in to start off your weekend. on satellite radar, we locally are dry. we just had the clouds. not too far to the west and northwest, we have snowfall here, which shows you how cold the air mass is, eventually this air mass, not the snow but the
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cold air from it will make it in. the rain to our west should be staying to our west. it's the rain offshore in the atlantic that you see forming that rain will be moving in as we go into saturday. it will come in with the colder temperatures to our north and west. here's a look at future weather. friday afternoon, today, we are in a dry slot. it will be staying dry for the trick or treaters. the area of moisture offshore is the one we'll be watching for the weekend. overnight into early saturday, we see some of that moving onshore. snow up in parts of new york state. that will be staying up to our north and west. saturday morning we start off with the rain, wind and kohler temperatures. we go into saturday noof noon. some of us will be dealing with the rain, the wind and cold, of course, saturday night we get even colder, going into sunday morning. sunday, 7:00 in the morning, temperatures will be in the 30s. it will be a cold start to your sunday. through the afternoon, we do stay windy and dry. that's good news. for tonight, patchy light rain starting to develop, not till
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later tonight. it will be hanging around overnight too. 40 degrees areas north and west by tomorrow morning. tomorrow, rainy, windy and a cold day, too. upper 40s to low 50s. the wind will be staying around as we go into your sunday. don't forget we set our clocks back sunday one hour, 2:00 a.m., we set the clocks back, so we gain an hour of sleep. that is the end of daylight savings. don't forget to do that. 2:00 a.m. on sunday. as we go into monday, look at the morning low temperatures. 34 degrees to start off your monday morning. that's going to be cold. areas north and west will be in the 20s. there is a warmup in the seven-day forecast. it won't get here until the middle of next week. it may be 70 degrees as we go a pennsylvania college football team is in turmoil. >> five players have been arrested. it has to do with a violent off-the-field attack. what the players are accused of doing and what it means for the rest of the team. then coming up on nbc 10 news at 6:00, a deadly disease
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giving you the power to do more. independence blue cross. live fearless. five football players from a university in western pennsylvania have been arrested and suspended after police say they assaulted a man outside an off-campus restaurant. now that man is in the icu with severe brain trauma. the football players attended california university of pennsylvania, which is about an
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hour south of pittsburgh. they were accused of attacking a westchester man trying to stop an argument between his girlfriend and one of the players early thursday morning. witnesses heard the players yelling, football strong as they took off. the alleged assault has prompted the school to forfeit tomorrow's football game. >> i don't think everyone else on the team should suffer because they didn't make that same mistake. >> five players have already been removed from the football team's website and roster. people are talking about this next story, your tax dollars are being spent at starbucks. no joke. one federal agency spend tens of thousands of dollars in just one year. they're known as micropurchases and they are made by federal employees with taxpayer funded credit cards. the cardholder has the ability to spend any amount of money under $3,000 without reporting it. in most cases, it remains confidential. a sampling obtained shows atç
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least one agency racked up $30,000 worth of purchases at starbucks. >> it's for emergencies and unforeseen and relatively low dollar amount items. >> when you have one agency, dhs, spending at a starbucks $10,000 in six months on coffee, there's still problems. >> the purchases have been the subject of a recent congressional hearing by the department of homeland security which made the starbucks purchases, has declined to publicly detail them. coming up next on nbc 10 news at 6:00, we're following breaking news. >> in just a matter of minutes now we're expecting a news conference on the septa strike negotiations. our reporters are asking questions about what it means to you. live team coverage, straight ahead. rain will be moving in. i'll tell you, if it could
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interrupt your halloween plans. breaking down the time line on my nbc 10 first alert forecast. plus, a banged up eric frein taken into police custody after a 48-day manhunt. next, they explain how he received his injuries. that's on nbc 10 news at 6:00.
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we begin with this breaking news. in just a matter of minutes we're expecting a news conference that could give us
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new insight into the last-minute negotiations designed to keep septa running. tonight we have live team coverage on these talks. >> let's begin with nbc 10's matt delucia, live in old city, the scene of these negotiations. what can you tell us right now. >> we've been waiting for several hours. first we were told an update would be coming from the union president in the 4:00 hour. that keeps getting pushed back. then we were told 5:45, now they are saying within the hour. anthony hardy said official word will have to wait. there is a spirit of openness upstairs here at the wyndham hotel in old city. both the twu local 234 and septa are still working to get to a reachable conclusion. now, he also says that the fact that this is taking a long time is actually a good thing. he is hoping that it will happen within an hour, that they'll
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come out here with a firm decision or at least an update. right now he says they're tweaking the contract. right now they're still concerned about pension language but he says they are about 85% there. and of course, there's a lot of riders out here, septa riders who with concerned about that. we do have audio from senator williams that we just got a few moments ago talking about that take a listen. >> toç my knowledge, nothing major is causing them to separate. >> reporter: and so here we are outside the wyndham hotel in old city as we wait for word of possibly a contract deal, again, 85% there is what we are hearing at the moment. those parties, septa and the transport workers union are upstairs right now, hammering out the negotiations. really talking about the pensions and the language. we of course will stay out here. we also have another crew out here, my colleaguerg