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that could last 20 hours. >> 20 hours? >> good morning, this is nbc"nbc 10 news" today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. all i heard was wet weather. brittney shipp is here with more. we're see the rain start at 10:00 p.m. last all night and head into tomorrow all day. it will not clear out until we head into saturday night. here's a live look outside right now. we are seeing the wind speeds move through. they are light compared to yesterday, but a closer look at where the rainfall is. it is still well off to the west in the southwest. and then heading into the rest of tonight, it will not move in until 10:00 p.m. then we could see up to an inch of rainfall. so just be careful as we drive and run errands tomorrow. and if you can put it off until sunday, we'll dry out. that's the better day of the weekend. 33 degrees in philadelphia. 25 in pottstown. 26 in allentown. 19 in the pocanos. today our temperatures will range between 48 and 52 degrees.
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notice the clouds increasing and the rain moves in at 10:00 p.m. more details on what to expect in the full seven-day forecast. but first we'll go to first alert traffic reporter christine maddela. good morning. happy friday. we'll take a live look outside right now with our photographer on the scene of this crash since we started this morning. so before our newscast at 4:00 a.m. there's peco crews out here. what happened was a car hit a utility pole and also flipped over in this intersection of germantown pike. and because of that utility pole being hit, you can see the low hanging wires and the utility pole leaning. so peco has to go in and fix that. that is taking so long to repair the wires. germantown pike one westbound lane is open on the eastbound side. both eastbound lanes are open. so you can get by but because there's a heavy presence of peco crews, it is going to take some time. this stretch, the peco crews are on germantown pike near pleasant
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road. on the maps you can see a slowdown out there as the morning rush continues. the delays will worsen. so crews are detouring people onto hallow well road to get around that just because of all the peco crews out there. i'm watching another crash also in montgomery county. this is in upper moreland near shoemaker road. take a look at interstate 95 looking pretty good right now up. this is not a lot of volume so we are not seeing too many delays out there. making the roads pretty clear right now, dry conditions. your travel times, 11 or 9 minutes on 95 in delaware from 495 to 295 if you are traveling on mass transit. everything is on or close to schedule. and the bridges are looking pretty good as we expect a bridge opening. i'll keep an eye on that. thank you to the community at large. >> this was the scene in west philadelphia last night as
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neighbors came together to honor fallen officer robert wilson iii. wilson was killed in the line of duty and will be laid to rest this weekend. >> and tonight friends, family and fellow officers are preparing to say final farewells. monique braxton is joining us where the first of two viewings for officer wilson will be held tonight. monique, tell us more. >> reporter: tracy and vai, in a couple of hours the tributes will begin right here for officer robert wilson iii. you can see that a police officer is now on guard outside the funeral home. this is the tragedy, people have publicly prayed for the fallen officer's family including his two surviving children ages 10 and 1. we have also heard residents in the 22nd district express their sincere gratitude. last night we captured this vigil just a few blocks from where the 30-year-old lived. fellow police officers joined wilson's neighbors and his only sister overwhelmed by the kindness and support of
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strangers. the commissioner tells us that wilson's death has affected officers all across the country. >> we did get a call of them wanting to send a couple officers. funerals like this tend to draw a lot of police officers. >> reporter: the viewing this evening begins at 4:00 and lasts until 8:00 at francis funeral home at 52nd and woodby in philadelphia. a second viewing tomorrow from 7:00 to 10:00 at the polestra at the university of pennsylvania followed by a celebration of his life, a funeral, at 10:00. his grandmother told me she wanted to wait until this saturday because she wanted to give as many people as possible an opportunity to attend. officer wilson will be buried at fernwood cemetery in landsdown. in the next half hour commissioner ramsey speaks to the tributes for this heroic
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officer and the protocol that you can expect over the next day and a half. live for now, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." wilson was an eight-year veteran of the philadelphia police department serving in the 22nd school district. last thursday he was on duty when he went into the gamestop to buy a present for his son. two men came in to rob the place when he tried to stop them and was shot and killed by carlton hips and ramon williams both charged with his murder. happening today, a judge will sentence two men for their role in the philadelphia murder for hire plot. both men pleaded guilty to the 2011 drive-by shooting of cory white. the shooting in west philadelphia happened after white's ex-girlfriend london healy posted on her facebook page to pay someone $1,000 to have white killed. the judge gave prison time and probation as part of the plea agreement. in the overbrooke section of philadelphia, someone shot and
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killed a man out walking his dog. police search for crewses on woodcrest avenue at 9:30 last night. the man was found lying on the ground with his dog next to him in shock. investigators still are looking for the gunmen and they believe robbery was the motive. state and local police in delaware are looking for a hit-and-run driver. and nbc 10 viewers sent us this cell phone video of officers on the scene in pine creek. state police say the driver got into an accident on new lyndon road and hopped out of the car and took off running. no one was hurt. and "newsweek" called it murdertown u.s.a. the police citizen advisory group met for the first time last night saying the community's involvement is gaining traction. the mayor says it's part of the renewed effort placed on involving residents in their own safety. in addition to the advisory group, a new effort called operation disrupt has vehicles out of their vehicles more and talking to citizens.
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>> without the community, the police have nowhere to go. they are occupying an army. i have always said that. >> community involvement is huge in how we move forward. the relationship we build, the trust that comes out of that. >> according to the police chief, the earliest data indicates a shift in violence. there's not been a homicide in wilmington in 42 days. good morning. we'll see a dry start heading into this friday. a mix of sun and clouds but then the clouds increase heading into the afternoon. and that's ahead of the rain that moves in closer to 11:00 p.m. tonight. on saturday to start off your weekend, sunday we dry out. temps look better on sunday to run your errands. we are at 26 in allentown. 30 in trenton. 30 degrees in mount holly. 27 in atlantic city. and 31 in dover. a closer look at the satellite radar shows this is a system that is going to continue to
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head our way as we go into the day today. it will not get here until tonight. so if i'm going to work and coming home early, you'll be fine. but the rain moves in late and will continue once it starts. all day saturday. it will not move out until 8:00 at night. that's almost 24 hours of rain. we could see pockets of heavy downpours. keep that in mind as you make plans on saturday. allow extra time to get where you are going throughout the day. as far as the day is concerned, temperatures range between 48 and 52 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. rain moves in at night with the winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour. that's warmer air coming up to lead to warmer temperatures heading into saturday afternoon. the seven-day forecast is coming up in ten minutes. a couple troublespots on the roads, including one in montgomery county. specifically where this has been a problem for the last two hours.
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>> christine maddela has been watching this to keep us updated. >> i'll show you where this is located on germantown pike. things in and around center city are looking good. no major delays. same thing goes for the major interstates, the pennsylvania turnpike, 295 in new jersey 95 near the schuylkill expressway. we are seeing a lot of green out there with things not slowing down with the realtime traffic data. that's good news. taking a look closer to upper moreland we have an accident on east county line road. and shoemaker road to be aware, crews are out there. and this is what we were talking about in plymouth township. germantown pike a section of germantown pike, there was an up accident earlier that hit a utility pole. so peco crews are out there working to repair that between hallow well road and pleasant road. so one westbound lane is open. two eastbound lanes are open. but just be on the lookout for peco crews heading into the morning commute and more volume starts to stack up. a live look at the schuylkill expressway, we are seeing a few more cars out there but no major
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delays to speak of. and we just saw this a train headed to the airport terminal is operating ten minutes late. everything else is on or close to schedule. thank you. well, tax season is in full swing and so are criminals hoping to cash in on your fear of the i.r.s. next, what you can do to protect yourself. i'm matt delucia live in warmin where students are trying to stop bullying in their school and getting attention trying to do so. that's coming up after the break. and the eagles coach chip kelly goes to a man from little confidence to a plan with a plan the eagles' fans are fully supporting. coming up the big change that has fans excited.
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how do you keep kids safe
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and not break the budget? the gloucester township school district is considering replacing township police with private security. the district says it's getting less state aid and the cost of police officers are rising. but the police chief says the decision could be dangerous. >> children can't learn if they are not in a safe environment. and i don't think you can put a price on that whatsoever. >> i really wish it wasn't school security that had to be centered around the budget because it is very important. >> the district has organized a security committee to study all options. a bucks county school district is taking steps to stop bullying and has hoped to be at the forefront of the standards nationwide. matt delucia is live where students are doing something differently there to catch the attention of congress. tell us about it. >> reporter: well, if they don't
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just do discipline they try to teach students to work together and get the students and teachers together to work as long as they can for as long as they have to to get the issue resolved. they are trying to be creative in that process. i spoke to the students and teachers here about what they are doing to try to solve bullying here. the school district has been working at this for three years in every grade level bringing in an outside organization, the peace center if it is a really complex issue. centennial is being used as a model for what he wants to see at schools arounded the country. the principal says in the time they changed their approach suspensions have been cut in half. >> i think that there's no solution to bullying. we put a great deal of training into just that. >> and so many people pick on a
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lot of other kids. and it breaks my heart seeing no one doing anything. >> but you're going to stop it. >> yeah. i'm going to go tell a teacher, go help them. >> reporter: that's what it is about, getting the kids to help each other take care of problems. they are getting a lot of student organizations involved in this as well. senator casey is trying to get tougher anti-bullying standards here nationwide and students are doing what they can and what is right. matt delucia "nbc 10 news".." with tax season in full swing, the i.r.s. is warning taxpayers about a huge nationwide scam. the fake i.r.s. agents have targeted nearly 400,000 people already. they have made harassing phone calls demanding payments. the phony agents threatened jail time and more than 3,000 people have fallen for it. and out of 15.5 million dollars
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lost since october of 2013. the treasury department deputy inspector testified about the scam in front of the committee yesterday and the criminals have called people of all ages and all economic levels. >> this is a scam so simple that we'll never be able to prevent somebody from picking up the phone claiming to be another person and demanding money. it's public awareness at the top of the money. because when the money dries up the criminals will go away. >> and another way to say that public awareness is lawmakers say the key to stopping it is education. making sure the public knows the i.r.s. won't initiate contact through the phone. and 6:17. time to get a check of the roads this friday morning. >> christine maddela is watching the roads for us. christine? >> this is the time of the morning when things slow down on 95 southbound. we are seeing yellow and red meaning things are slowing down. elsewhere, there's a lot of green. so that's the good news this
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morning. we are watching some accidents to tell you about. this one i just found out about in hatfield bethlehem pike be careful with crews on the road responding to that. and this has been out here in plymouth township all morning long. a section of germantown pike with peco crews responding to the earlier accident to hit a utility pole. they are trying to fix the utility pole on germantown pike between hallow well road and pleasant road. one westbound lane is open. you can get by on the eastbound side, but just be on the lookout for the peco crews as people slow down and it's contributing to delays out there. here's where it is starting to slow down on interstate 95 at girard avenue. you can see the heavy yol yumvolume pick up on the southbound side. 76 eastbound from the pennsylvania turnpike to 676 will take you 38 minutes. overall, the stretch from woodhaven road to the vine is seeing a green light but it's
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slowing down. good morning. it's going to be a dry start to your friday but heading into the afternoon, we will see our temperatures push into the low 50s. and the clouds increase. then by tonight, closer to 10:00 to 11:00 we see the rain move in. windy conditions expected on sunday and it will be a soggy saturday all day with the rainfall. for philadelphia 33 degrees. mostly clear skies. our feels like temperature at 25 degrees with the wind speeds out of the northeast at 9 miles an hour. so it feels a lot colder this morning than yesterday morning. reading currently at 29. 27 in atlantic city. our temperatures will be similar heading into the afternoon. that's what we saw yesterday. so that won't be as much of a problem, but it will be tonight when we see the changes move in with the rain. 19 degrees in the pocanos. 26 in allentown. 32 in millville. 31 degrees in dover. and low 30s at freezing to start the morning in wilmington. satellite radar shot shows quiet conditions. we are barely seeing any clouds. mostly clear skies.
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and as the sun comes up we'll see mostly sunny skies at first. then more moisture moves in from the south to bring us more cloud cover and the rain. this is all the moisture heading our way. as we push into the rest of today, closer to 10:00 or 11:00, notice all the rain moving in from the west. once it starts it will continue overnight. you'll hear the rain falling at 10:00. then the rain in the morning will be a steady, moderate rainfall. watch out for a couple heavy downpours. the yellows and reads on the screen are heavier downpours. cape may at 9:00 still dealing with rain. closer to 10:00 or 11:00, we'll see close to an inch or over an inch for certain locations like philadelphia. over an inch of rain is expected. close to an inch in atlantic city, dover, allentown, a half inch in the pocanos. heading into the rest of today, temperatures at 52 degrees. one degree above average. then your today range is 48 to
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52. sun and clouds. then rain expected as we head into tonight. the seven-day forecast shows that we'll see temperatures warming to 60 degrees. saturday, we'll be back down to the 50s. all right, brittney. coming up nasa launched the at last five rocket. we'll tell you about that. also, this story -- >> reporter: protesters are calling for calm in ferguson, missouri. and police are searching for suspects in the shooting that happened yesterday. we'll have the latest from ferguson.
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spring is just a week away. mayor michael nutter is talking about the annual citywide
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cleanup day. if you want to volunteer, we have a link on the nbc 10 app and at septa wants your input on the plan to extend the rail service in the king of prussia area. they want to extend the norristown high speed line in the king of prussia mall at the valley form business parks. they have narrowed the list of possible moves from 30 to 5. the project is expected to take a decade to complete and costs about a half billion dollars. and you can give your opinion on the project at three hearings this month. the first is monday at the radisson hotel from 2:00 to 4:30. two sessions are planned for march 25th from 4:00 to 6:30 and 6:30 to 8:00 at the double tree hotel. and at 6:25 things are starting to stack up on interstate 95. take a look the northbound and southbound lanes at girard avenue volume is building. especially on the southbound side. this is the normal problem area with a lot of volume. i'll have drive times when i
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come back in just a minute. taking a live look outside at the comcast bidding, looking clear and cool out there, brittney. and dry. that's what we see heading into tonight, rain is on the way after 10:00 p.m. to last all day saturday. you can see anywhere between 3/4 an inch. i'll have more on the timing in my seven-day forecast. this morning friends and family are mourning the loss of a dedicated officer of the law. monique braxton is live in the kingsessing section with more. >> reporter: live in a couple of hours thousands of police officers will gather here to comfort the family of officer robert wilson iii and begin to celebrate his life. a preview after the break, if. and the philadelphia eagles have a new star. they get to rub it in the face of the dallas cowboys at the same time. we'll introduce you to demarco murray.
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today we say farewell to officer robert wilson. the philadelphia police officer killed while trying to protect and serve. the eagles add another player to their team. you may have heard of him, demarco murray. the leading rusher for 2013 and probably the most valuable player for the cowboys. >> he's pretty good. and we are clear outside but we are attracting some rain. we'll tell you when where and how much rain could fall. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 6:30. we'll go to brittney shipp with the first alert forecast. rain is moving in tonight heading into tomorrow. all day tomorrow really.
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if you are seeing a plan to your weekend, go with sunday to run your errands as we deal with a soggy start to the weekend. today we'll be dry throughout most of the day. take a look at the beautiful shot of cape may with the sun starting to come up. barely any clouds in the sky. that will change as well heading into the afternoon with clouds increasing and the rain gets here tonight. right now conditions in philadelphia breezy with wind speeds out of the northeast at 9 miles an hour. the temperatures are at 33. it feels like 25 so it's a sunny start to the morning. a closer look at the breakdown for us today. you will notice the clouds starting to increase. close to 1:00 or 2:00. then we see the rain move in pushing into the evening hours. so 10:00 to 11:00, then it won't stop until saturday night. i'll go over rainfall totals coming up in my full forecast. christine maddela is here with a look at the roadways. good morning. good morning. this is the time of the morning when we see the normal trouble
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spots pop up. this is near 24th street with increased volume. same thing for interstate 95 and portions of the schuylkill expressway at girard. this is all stacked up on the southbound side. elsewhere, we are seeing some slowdowns on mass transit. septa sent out this tweet. west trenton trains outbound experiencing delays up to 15 minutes due to equipment problems. so check with septa before you head out this morning if that's part of your commute. taking a look at the drive times right now, 76 eastbound from the pennsylvania turnpike to the vine, that will take you 37 minutes. 95 southbound as we saw starting to slowdown 23 minutes is your commute from woodhaven down to the vine street expressway. the blue route is in the clear, 15 minutes northbound from 95 to 76. and this is something we've been watching all morning long in plymouth township it was an earlier accident that has since been cleared. but because one of the cars in the accident hit a you till tillutility pole peco crews are on the scene near
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germantown pike road pleantand pleasant road. if you travel this section intownship give yourself extra time. a police officer will be laid to rest this weekend. friends and family along with fellow officers will begin to pay their respects to officer wilson this morning. the first of two viewings will be held tonight. monique braxton is here with more. >> reporter: outside the funeral home just across the street you can see that an officer is guarding in position here. this is a difficult week for those who loved their respected officer robert wilson iii. they are going to be gathered here in a few hours. all week a murdered officer has been remembered publicly by gracious residents he protected in the 22nd district. last night we captured neighbors and friends posting this vigil near cobs creek. his only sister heartbroken
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thanked the crowd for support. commissioner ramsey also said wilson's death has affected officers from as far away as california. >> we work with the family. and ultimately it's the family that decides exactly what they want what they don't want and so forth. we have certain protocols in place, the horse-drawn vehicle will go to the venue where this will take place. >> reporter: the four-hour viewing this evening starts at 4:00 at francis funeral home at 52nd and woodby in philadelphia. the second viewing occurs tomorrow morning from 7:00 to 10:00 at the polestra at the university campus. and following that is a celebration of his life and
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work the funeral, beginning at 10:00 a.m. he'll be buried in landsdown. a final look at the remembrances and observances and how you can participate is coming up in 25 minutes. for now, monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." thank you, monique. wilson was an eight-year veteran of the philadelphia police officer department who served in the 22nd district. last thursday he was in uniform when he went into a gamestop store in north philadelphia to buy a birthday present for his son. police say two men came in and tried to rob the place. wilson tried to stop them and he was shot and killed. carlton hips and ramon williams are charged with his murder. hips was shot in the robbery and is still recovering in the hospital. and police are trying to find the person who shot two police officers outside the ferguson police department. last night a group held a vigil outside the building and prayed for peace and expressed sympathy for the wounded cop. during separate protests 20
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people called for the resignation of ferguson's mayor. >> ah! >> this is cell phone video from the shooting. someone fired three shots and protesters were celebrating the resignation of ferguson's police chief. two officers were hit, one in the face and the other in the shoulder. both are now out of the hospital. it was a campaign kickoff party in conshohocken for one of the kand states for the montgomery district attorney office. >> i'm running for district attorney to ensure that justice is done and that our community is protected. >> democrat kevin steele is a current district attorney. he and bruce castner are the only ones to announce their candidacy so far. happening today, philadelphia mayor michael nutter will sign legislation to put the question on the may primary ballot about the universal pre-kindergarten. if voted to approve it the city
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would come up with a plan to get all of the city's 3 and 4-year-olds into a pre-k program. this morning the eagles are the talk of the nfl after they signed a league with the leading rusher demarco murray. birds' fans greeted the former dallas cowboy when he arrived yesterday. the eagles gave the agent $42 million for five years. he was quarterback in former oklahoma teammate seth bradford helped seal the deal. >> he is a good friend of mine. he's like a brother to me as well. he was a huge influence once i heard he was being traded here. he immediately texted me and said, hey, jump on board, let's go win it. >> let's go win it, indeed. the eagles traded sam foles. murray says he passed up more money but wanted to play for a winning team in philadelphia.
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good morning. we'll start off with sunny skies on this friday but clouds will increase and then we'll see rain heading into tonight. it's also a cold start to the morning. only 26 in allentown. 25 in pottstown. mount holly, 32 degrees. 34 in stone harbor. a closer look at the system to head our way mainly situated near st. louis. this is near memphis but all the moisture can head our way with the wind speeds from the south. we'll see warmer moist air move in. so our temperatures will actually climb heading into the lower 60s. we won't see the rain until 11:00 p.m. it will move in first and off to the south of dover, the central and southern parts of delaware where we'll see rain. same thing for the western suburbs.
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into the overnight hours, at 9:00 we will start to see most of the rain. you will notice still lingering showers near cape may at 9:00 p.m. then once we are through the overnight hour we'll see more clearing lead inging into our day ahead. temperatures range between 48 and 52 today with a mix of sun and clouds. then the rain starts to move in heading into tonight. i'll have the full seven-day forecast coming up in about ten minutes. 6:39 at the 6:00 hour. when volume actually starts to build out there. >> and it's a friday ride to work. we'll get you there. the good news is plymouth township we've been watching but there are other problems as well. chris teen maddela has that right? we are seeing delays on the majors. 73 is moving along nicely in new jersey, but we are starting to
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see some areas slow down like the schuylkill expressway. the normal problem spots are hurting the morning commute as people head to work and to school out there. and this is a look at our new jersey road even though things are starting to slow down. in plymouth township we have an issue there we have been watching all morning long. watch out for peco crews between hallow well road and pleasant road. they are fixing a utility pole. you can get by in each direction with one lane westbound, two lanes eastbound, but that's a major thoroughfare. the west trenton lanes outbound are experiencing delays up to 15 minutes due to equipment problems. check with septa before you go. free speech or hate speech. we'll explain why controversial
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ads could soon start showing up on the side of the septa buses. and two devastating blasts occurred here. we'll have more after the break.
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here is an interesting story. we are getting our first look at an island that formed in the pacific off tonga. a volcano exploded under water and started to expand last month until the island was formed. three locals who visited the surface said it is still hot and the green lakes in the crater were full of sulfur. this will erode back into the ocean in the next several months. and septa is considering appealing a from judge's order to accept controversial ads showing the image of adolph
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hitler. take a look for yourself with the ads featuring hitler and carry a tag line of jew hatred in the koran. many say the buses violate the standards of the transit agency. the american freedom initiative produced the ads and have placed similar ads on buses in other cities. the group filed lawsuits to have the ads go up on buses in new york. and lawmakers are taking action to prevent the gas explosion like the one that occurred in ocean county that destroyed a house there. state lawmakers are drafting a plan to require explosive gas united to be put in before occupancy occurs. the officials say it's a no-brainer. >> ini think that common sense tells you anything to save a life is a good idea.
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>> they introduced a plan in the legislative committee as soon as next week. and atlantic city's main casino worker plans to picket outside the trump taj mahal and trump entertainment's reorganization plan gives carl icahn control of the company and as part of the deal he plans to drop health insurance and pension coverage for the workers. a federal appeals court will decide if he can do. that the /* taj mahal e employs 3,000 people. and the governor will visit the secondary center in the township to pump billions of dollars into public schools to close the gap between wealthy and poor school districts. president obama will meet with officials at the scenic veterans affairs hospital today. that's the same facility to remember falsifying records to wait times to those seeking medical employment. the new v.a. medical secretary has employed new changes and
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today the president will brief us on the changes made. isis is expanding in west africa after accepting the pledge of allegiance from boka horam. yesterday they congratulated boka horam for joining the islamic group. experts say the transaction gives isis additional territory to further growth around the world. at the boston marathon bombing trial, the jury will consider dramatic evidence of a daring escape. that's part of a 911 call jurors heard in court. the security video shows a driver talking about the carjacking he later identifies as the bombing suspects. dzhokhar tsarnaev is chargeded
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with the deadly bombing in 2013. his older brother was killed during a police shoot-out. robert downey jr. makes a special delivery to a young boy. >> he makes a special delivery in costume. >> do you know who that is? >> spider-man. >> 7-year-old alex was presented with a bionic arm. alex was born with a partially developed right arm. in this exchange video posted online yesterday, his arm was made to resemble the iron man suit created by engineering students to donate bionic limbs to kids arounded the world. >> how about that. >> the we grew up with bionic man. >> and woman. >> that's right. let's go to new york for a look at what is ahead on the "today" show. >> for that good morning and happy friday to savannah guthrie and carson daly. hi guys. >> we were just talking about
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bionic man. good morning to both of you. good to see you both. straight ahead, a bold move overnight by the oklahoma fraternity shut down in the wake of that racist chant video. why the chapter has just hired a very high-profile attorney. also ahead, new drama from e's "fashion police." and jessica simpson said she managed to make a billion-dollar empire and now she's returning to music. you guys are going to need ear buds with all the kids there on the plaza today. >> i know. a big crowd. >> when we go out there, i can already hear the crowd. >> we'll see you at 7:00. thank you, guys. >> all right, thanks. good morning. a sunny start on this friday but heading into the afternoon,
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our clouds will increase and then the rain gets here tonight and lasts all day on saturday. it clears out on saturday but we'll see windy conditions. a live look outside right now, the sun is starting to come up. a beautiful shot for philadelphia, 33 degrees. a cold morning when you step outside. it feels like 25. as we deal with wind speeds that's out of the northeast at 9 miles an hour. the wind direction brings warmer air in moving into today and into tomorrow back into the 60s. 19 degrees in the pocanos. 26 in allentown. and here in reading, we are at 26. 31 in dover. 32 degrees in wilmington. our 24-hour temperature change map shows we are down 13 degrees in the pocanos. we are down 14 in allentown. 13 degrees cooler in northeast philly. and down 12 degrees in atlantic city. you'll feel the difference stepping outside this morning. the satellite radar shows clear
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skies with plenty of sunshine to start. the clouds move in here with a system starting to move into parts of st. louis and memphis and bringing showers to atlanta and parts of texas. it will be on the move throughout today with the clouds increasing. closer to 10:00 to 11:00, we'll see the light rain move in. once it starts it will continue tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. still dealing with the rainfall and won't clear up until we get closer to 8:00 p.m. at night. even at 9:00 still lingering showers with heavy downpours in cape may. almost a 24-hour period to pick up an inch of rainfall. the good news is that it will be a steady light rain throughout most of the night heading into tomorrow. so at 10:00 p.m. all day saturday up to an inch of rain is expected. between 48 and 52 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. rain tonight, keep the umbrella handy if you plan to go out late. the seven-day forecast shows
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started with 60 degrees and rainy conditions. men mild then mild on sunday. a chance of showers on monday, st. patrick's day, with a high of 52 degrees. if you are getting ready to head out the door we'll update you on the roads. >> here's christine maddela with more on the roadways. >> things are slowing down in normal problem spots, especially the areas we see every day, 95 76 and 422. in plymouth township be on the lookout for peco crews there fixing a utility pole from an earlier accident. and from this you can see it is slowing down. see the yellow and red here in both directions eastbound and westbound between hallow well road and pleasant road. those crews are working and blocking lanes in each direction. as they continue their work we'll take a look at ridge road we have an accident there with crews responding to that accident. and from 202 here in and around
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norristown, also 422 in montgomery county again the normal problem spot is starting to slow down this time of the morning. those delays are forming out there on the schuylkill expressway. interstate 95 this is also the schuylkill here. this is the eastbound side right near city avenue. and interstate 95 is slowing down as well. same with the vine street expressway. take your time. the morning rush nothing major on the interstates. here's a live look at the drive times, 28 minutes heading southbound on i-95. the blue route northbound is looking pretty good and the bridges are in the clear. thank you. skyforce 10 is live over breaking news right now. a house fire in camden county near the corner of chestnut and oak. we are told it was on the second floor. firefighters have it knocked down. no one was hurt. and happening today, family and friends prepare to say good-bye to the brave officer killed in the line of duty. monique braxton is live in the
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kingsessing section of philadelphia. this is going to be a somber day. >> reporter: that's right, vai. a day of remembrance beginning here in kingsessing tonight. i'll have details after the break.
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i'm nbc 10's monique braxton. after a difficult week those who loved and respected officer robert wilson iii will begin gathering here. gathering here at a vigil last night was officer wilson's only sister. the police commissioner said this death has affected those as far away as california.
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and he says they will carry the body of the 22nd police officer to the palestra tomorrow afternoon. tonight. and tomorrow on the university of pennsylvania campus you can also view him from 7:00 to 10:00. we'll be covering the services throughout the day and throughout the day tomorrow. monique braxton, "nbc 10 news." i'm matt delucia live in war minister where students are being honored for their achievement in trying to stop bullying here in the district. it caught the attention of senator bob casey earlier this year and wants schools to rally. here's the thing about trying to work together keep working on
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this to build unity. matt delucia, nbc 1 news. and we have normal problem spots out there. give yourself extra time. west trenton trains outbound are experiencing delays up to 15 minutes due to equipment problems. that's from weapon sa. and just be aware and take a look at your drive times eastbound to the vine street all right. we're tracking changes. it doesn't look like it from this picture here. we are not even seeing a cloud in the sky, but cloudy conditions by the afternoon. rain by tonight. and that's when it will give way to a soggy start to the weekend. 60 on saturday. cooler and dryer sunday. all right. you ladies have a good weekend. >> you too. >> the "today" show is up next. we'll have local updates in 25 minutes. >> you can get realtime up to
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