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sky force 10 was over breaking news in just the past hour. a fire forces the evacuation of students in philadelphia's ben franklin high school. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. nbc 10's jesse gary is live on the scene. what can you tell us? >> reporter: there were students inside the school of the at the time of the fire and they were moved to the franklin learning center. fernando i understand this fire began in a classroom, tell us exactly what happened? >> on the fourth floor classroom the teacher called down saying there was a fire in the ceiling so they immediately started to evacuate the building. they got all of the students out safely and we are very proud of
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our teachers who took needed action and the students who actually got out very quickly. >> and the fire reached into the ceiling of the classroom, did it spread to other parts of the building? >> we don't know. we did what they call us to do which is evacuate the floor so we immediately evacuated the floor and we don't know the extent of the damage right now so we will have to assess that. >> children have been evacuated to the learning center around the corner and it will be the district's decision whether to have an early dismissal or whether to come back to the building and in this way, which way is the district learning? >> they are currently now at franklin learning center. so they'll be dismissed from there early. >> what's the word for parents? what do they need to know? come get your kids? >> these are high school students and they do get home on their own by public transportation or other transportation or walking.
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just expect your child to be home early. if we do dismiss early we'll be sending out notices to parents. >> i appreciate your time. >> thank you very much. >> the fire is out and it will be early dismissal for the students in ben franklin high school in philadelphia and we'll have another update in 30 minutes. jesse gary nbc 10 news. >> we can see from the pictures of sky force 10. there are road closures and we have more road closures affected by this fire. jessica boynton is standing by with details. >> we have benjamin franklin high school and it is now closed with police directing traffic around the scene. your best bet to avoid residual delays is to pop over on either side and you can take 12th or 16th to get by. they're doing poorly on the schuylkill expressway. a 71-minute trip and added
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volume for your monday and eastbound in the center city area and that's where you will see the biggest delay and out in new jersey we're dealing with a 25 to 28-minute delay. on the northbound side approaching where the left lane is closed. bye? >> thank you, jessica. >> we are following moreh÷ breaking news and sky force 10 is live over an oil truck that flipped over and this is in mt. laurel new jersey and this happened within the past half hour and you can see the car leaking oil and the driver got out and does not appear to be hurt and emergency crews are checking him out as a precaution and there weren't any other cars involved in this accident and birchhill drive in mount laurel is shut down in that area. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. nbc 10 first alert radar is tracking storms on the way and part of our area are looking at the possibility of severe weather this afternoon this afternoon and into this evening and the nbc team has issueded a first alert for this afternoon
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and this evening and let's get to meteorologist brittanyney shipp. >> we are tracking the chance for severe storms hef downpours and flooding is a possibility with the storms that are going to move in. our western suburbs will be a concern and same thing for the poconos and lehigh valley and you can see a chance of wind gusts at 50 miles per hour and thunderstorms strong enough to produce hail and heavy downpours leading to flooding and allentown stretching down to douglas out to lancaster county and all of the areas highlighted in yellow have the best chance to see the severe thunderstorm and the rest of the area have the rest of the chance of seeing thunderstorm activity as we head into the rest of the afternoon and into the evening. most of the weather disturbance is far out to the west and it's slowly going to track to the east towards us and we'll see warmer air and more moisture coming up from the south and that will give us our thunderstorms heading into the afternoon. earlier this morning we saw a few passing showers and now they
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pretty much pushed offshore and out of the area and as we head into the rest of today we continue to see the clouds building and by 3:00 p.m. that's when the storms will arrive close to the area and i'll show you the future weather mainly outside of our area but by 5k clo, 6:00 and that's when we'll start to see more storms rolling through. by 9:00 p.m. we're seeing another round stretching into redding and into lancaster. these are the cities and these are the areas that we're most concerned about as we head into the afternoon and into the evening hours and eventually we'll start to see a better chance of thunderstorms and rainfall move into philadelphia but it's going to take a while for all that moisture to get down towards philadelphia. temperatures will reach the high and the mid-80s today, but we are also tracking warmer weather heading into the 90s and i'll go into the details in my seven-day forecast coming up. philadelphia police are searching for those responsible for a shooting that left a woman in critical condition. the woman was found shot and bleeding this morning on north
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franklin street in hunting park. police say two gunmen were involved and police are questioning a witness, but so far they haven't made any arrests. sky force 10 was over a crash in northeast philadelphia just before 7:00 this morning. a garbage truck slammed into a utility pole on knights road. the impact caused a power line to fall down and start a small fire which was quickly put out. no one there was hurt. investigators are looking for the cause of a house fire in camden. take a look at the scene from sky force 10. flames broke out at a home on langnam avenue and it took crews an hour and a half to put the fire under control. there was someone inside at the time, but he did get out safely. earlier this morning philadelphia police arrested two men who they say climbed scaffolding and broke into the window of an office building on broad street near arch. investigators say witnesses called police when the pair
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started to throw various items out of the window of this vacant building. police arrested the parrotir on the 18th floor. police arrested a man who threw a brick through a window. the store was open at the time. no one inside was hurt. the suspect was arrested a few blocks away. students at pennsville memorial high school are wearing blue today in honor of a classmate seriously injured in a hit and run over the weekend. this is video of students arriving this morning wearing blue. 17-year-old kyle pszenny was riding a skateboard when the driver of a gray hyundai accent struck him in pennsville. the driver did not stop and we got information from police saying they believe the car involve side ad is a 1999-2001 hyundai accent hatchback with damage to the front passenger side. last night kyle's parents stepped away from his hospital
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bedside to give us an update. >> we'd like to thank pennsville for all their support for kyle. we want to let you know that he's in critical condition, and that we ask you to respect the family with peace and give kyle time to please heal. >> police are asking anyone with any information about this crash to come forward. and take a look at this fire at a chemical plant near hannover in south central pennsylvania. someone near the plant posted this video they took on to twitter. the fire broke out around 3:30 this morning and witnesses told the nbc station in lancaster that they heard explosions. fire crews are still on the scene, but they say they will let the fire burn out and the plant makes fertilizer for crops. there are no reports of anyone hurt in this fire. officials say the smoke is not toxic, but they've asked neighbors within a mile of the plant to stay inside for now.
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philadelphia police are looking for the suspect who broke into a west kensington tire shop last friday morning. this video shows a man scaling the fence of a black tire shop on east cumberland street. once he got on to the property the suspect took tools and made off with money from the register. if you have information about this burglary please call police. police in maple shade are looking for the person who held up a burger king this morning. they released these pictures of the suspect who crawled into a restaurant on route 73 through the drive-through window. he pulled a gun on the manager and forced him into the office and forced him to open up a safe. the suspect took off with $7,000. if you have any information or recognize this person you are asked to call police. happening now in the delaware bureau lawyers are beginning to select jurors for a stalking trial linked in the wilmington courthouse murders.
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the trial involves three relatives of thomas. he shot and killed his former daughter-in-law, christine bell ford and her friend in 2013. prosecutors claim his wife his daughter and his son david harassed belford for years over the internet and by mail. she and david were divorced. she was at the courthouse that day for a custody hearing involving their child. after shooting belford and laura mulford to death he returned gun fire on police before killing himself. happening today, a philadelphia judge is expected to appoint lawyers for the three suspects in the jeweler's row kidnapping case. the trio charged with abducting a woman from a parking garage in april and beating and torturing her. police say they wanted the code to the safe at the jewelry store where she worked. the girl who fell out of an apartment window in allentown has been upgraded from critical to stable condition.
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5-year-old tianna arnette and tamara fell and tamara was killed. the window screen was defective and loose. authorities don't expect to file any charges. a flight comes to a scary end. a plane skids off the runway and we'll tell you what led to this trouble on the tarmac. we'll have that coming up. the man hunt continues for two escaped prisoners this morning. we're learning more about their breakout and the message they left behind. brittney? >> and it's the first alert weather today for the chance of severe storms heading into the afternoon and evening. i'm looking at what you can expect in your neighborhood coming up in my full forecast.
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life's super scary sounds. and sneaking in without moving the bed.
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life's super scary sounds. and sneaking in without moving the bed. a united airlines plane from washington, d.c. skidded off the runway in western new york. the pilot attempted to land a flight on a slick runway. when the plane skidded about 300 feet up the pavement and into a grassy area. none of the 69 passengers onboard the flight was hurt. two killers who broke out of a maximum security prison in northern new york on saturday are still on the run this morning. investigators say they broke through steel and planned their escape in the prison for some time and they might have had help. new york state police is now offering $100,000 reward for the whereabouts of richard matt and
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david sweat. right now it's unclear whether the duo took off on foot or found other transportation. the escapees left behind a note after they left the prison over the weekend. it's some sort of smiley face and the message, have a nice day written under it. governor cuomo says we'll get them back and we'll give them the note back. the texas police officer seen here in this video that's gone viral on administrative leave -- is on administrative leave while authorities investigate his response to a disturbance at a pool party. the disturbance was taken in mckinney texas. it shows the officer pulling his gun and pushing a 14-year-old girl to the ground. the mckinney police department says the officer was called to the scene after people complained about a group of teens at a local pool. >> at this point, we're investigating. it would be premature for me to comment on any of that. it's worthy of us looking into. >> today the dallas-ft. worth
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state and national naacp leaders are scheduled to meet with the mckinney police chief to demand a thorough investigation that would be led by an independent police agency. the president of the arlington branch of the naacp, the fundamental problem is the expectation that many officers have when they look at young, african-americans and they expect them to be more violent, more dangerous than any other race and they expect them to engage in criminal activity. the 10-year-old boy in florida is recovering after a shark bit him. the child was wading in knee-deep water in cocoa beach when the shark bit him on his calf. lifeguards spotted the boy and ran into the water and carried him out. he was taken to the hospital with what fire and rescue officials call a significant injury to his leg. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. good morning, as we head into the rest of your monday. it is a first alert day because
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we are tracking the possibility of severe storms moving into our area and that's going to start closer at 3:00 and i'll show you the exact timing and which cities are more likely to see these severe storms plus temperatures keep warming up and we'll warm into the mid-80s and by thursday and friday we're headed for the 90s for the first time this year. the first alert weather day because the chance of severe storm which is could produce heavy downpours and heavy flooding will be a possibility. here is a live look outside from philadelphia. it's just a mix of sun and clouds and that will change over the next couple of hours and wind speeds out of the south-southwest at 15 miles per hour and it will gust at 25 miles per hour and we could see gusts associated with the severe storms, as well. 72 in allentown and 72 in quakertown and 76 in philadelphia 74 in northeast philly right along the shore we're at 67 and we have warmer air coming up from the south and that's going to help contribute to some of the thunderstorms
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that we'll see. the entire area has a chance to see thunderstorms and that's what the green mean but the yellow highlight here is a chance for severe thunderstorms and we show you exactly who is at risk and it's mainly allentown and redding out to lancaster county and these areas in the highlighted yellow have a chance to see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and hail will be a possibility and heavy downpours. so that's the concern as we head into the rest of the afternoon. our radar shot shows quiet conditions and we saw passing showers earlier this morning and most of the precipitation is off to the west here and it's moving in ahead of the cold front and it will track to the east as we head through today. here's our future weather that shows what will happen. by 3:00 that's when the first alert goes into effect and we will see a chance of showers and thunderstorms right outside of our region as we push closer to 4:00 5:00 that's when we'll have a better chance for the poconos and lehigh valley and we'll have another chance right around 9:00 p.m. and another round of these storms moving through and that's going to take a while for all these storms to
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make it to philadelphia and you'll notice as some of these storms that start to track to the east and we'll start to weaken a bit and we'll see a few isolated thunderstorms for the philadelphia area checking down into wilmington and also into trenton and eventually we'll start to see more moisture heading to the south of us. for today, our temperatures will warm into the mid-80s and we are watching for those severe storms and the best chance will be for the poconos and lehigh valley stretching to lancaster valley and north hampton county and leading into tomorrow we have another chance of scattered storms and not as bad as what we'll see today and temperatures push into the low 90s by thursday and friday. the 10 x philadelphia conference takes place this week and it will be held thursday at temple university. this year's theme is a timely been. joining us to tell us more about it is one of this year's speakers bonnie varnesky and we welcome you, rhonda. i'm a big fan. i read you all of the time. >> that's so nice.
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thank you. >> the message is veding ideas and i'm familiar with my ted talks because my colleague has done them. how is it different than tedx. >> so there's an annual conference called ted and that's a national conference that has big speakers. tedx are smaller conferences that take place all around the country and in different institutions and so philadelphia's event is a tedx. it's called tedx philadelphia. >> you're a number of the speakers and police commissioner charles ramsey. tell us what you may be covering and what you may be speaking about. >> this year's theme is called injustice for all. it's a playoff of the pledge of allegiance. it's easy to say for some people and so the 14 speakers we are taking that theme and talking about it from our own point of view and depending on any kind of things and commissioner ramsey i know has been on the
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president's task force. so i'm sure that he'll be speaking around that issue. jeff robertson who is the head of the national constitution center will be speaking about privacy. marcia levity who is a very well known and well-helped attorney for juvenile rights will be speaking and those are the bigger names and there are people who have awesome ideas, like really interesting ideas and they're ideas worth sharing and that's what i've enjoyed about ted conference is you don't know what you'll be hearing and you are going to leave thinking differently about things and that's the promise. >> quickly. do you have limited time? you may have 14 under 15 minutes. >> we have 18 minutes max and it is hard to take a big speech and try to carve it down and most are 18 minutes and some are a little bit shorter. >> so the event is on thursday and there are still tickets available. so if anyone wants tedx philadelphia that's where they can get tickets. >> this year's tedx philadelphia
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event is held at temple university performing arts. ronny, thank you so much. >> thanks. i'm going to need it. >> a new study has important findings for parents of young children who had medical problems and we'll tell you what researchers found out about the effects of anesthesia. one common prenatal test used to detect down syndrome may be able to detect something else and we'll tell you what can expect affect a lot of expecting mothers.
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. a new study finds exposing children at general anesthesia at an early age may affect their language development and iq. kids exposed to anesthesia before the age of 4 scored much lower in listening comprehension and iq than those with no history of surgery though they were still within a normal range. these children also had less gray matter density in areas of the brain linked to visual processing and motor skills. a blood test used to detect down syndrome in a developing fetus may also identify early stage cancer in mothers. researchers in belgium were trying to improve the accuracy of the pre-natal test when they noticed the genetic abnormalities in women that resembled cancer. the women had early stages of three different types of cancer. experts say it can lead to a non-invasive screening capable of detecting cancer at an early
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stage. we're following breaking news in the spring garden section of philadelphia. students are forced to evacuate when fire breaks out at a high school. this is also affecting traffic reporter on the scene jesse gary tells us northbound is open, and we'll have another update and tell you how this startsed. winning the triple crown was only the beginning and we'll look at what's next for american pharoah.
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just about 11:30 and we have breaking news that we're following. hundreds of students are evacuated from ben franklin high school this morning because of a fire. nbc 10's jesse gary is live on the scene. jesse, what's the latest? >> reporter: vai, the school
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district told me a short time ago that there will be an early dismissal for the 457 students at the time of the fire and you see the camera moving past the camera and the northbound lane of broad street has been reopened and the southbound lanes from green all of the way down to spring garden is still closed and if you're driving in the area bear that in mind but the children are now starting to leave the school and skyforce 10 live over the scene and a teacher called the office between 10:00 and 10:30 reporting a fire in the ceiling of a fourth-floor science class. firefighters have since tapped out the fire and i am told there is a small fire and it didn't spread beyond the classroom and the fire marshall is inside the building trying to determine the cause and origin of the fire. the students were being held at the franklin learning center and just be within the past couple of minutes and now they're being allowed to go home with early dismissal. if you have a parent that has
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someone in the high school be aware they'll be out early. >> it is a first-alert weather day. nbc 10 first alert radar is tracking the chance of severe storms. meteorologist brittney shipp is here with the forecast. what about it? >> we'll see the first alert go into effect laughing until tonight and some areas to the suburbs to the north and west have a better chance of seeing the severe storms in the city and south jersey and right along the shore. flooding is a possibility especially if you get a strong thunderstorm cell and it doesn't move. the severe outlook shows the areas highlighted in yellow have the best chance to see the severe thunderstorm. philadelphia has a chance to see severe thunderstorm activity heading into the afternoon and the severe thunderstorms mean that they could see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and hail
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is a possibility and those heavy downpours and you want to be careful if you're traveling home from work and we want to give you a head's up so that you're alert with the situation moving in and we have a cold front moving towards us and you see the rain ahead of the cold front and that's where you continue to push eastward. as you head into the rest of today, and by 3:00 p.m. those showers moving in and that's something separate and that's until we head into the afternoon. for the poconos, allentown and redding stretching out to lancaster, i should say, those locations have the best chance of seeing the thunderstorms moving in right around 4:00. by 6:00 we see a pop of precipitation near philadelphia and then another round closer to 9:00 p.m. for those same exact cities and so these are the areas that have the best chance of seeing the severe thunderstorm activity as we head into the afternoon. so it's not a widespread threat for everyone to see severe storm, but they will have a best
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chance. we will see the rainfall moving in closer to 11:00 p.m. for philadelphia and camden and gloucester county into trenton and we'll have a better chance right along the shore to see some of that activity. i'm tracking how much rain you can expect to get warmer temperatures in my seven-day forecast coming up in 20 minutes. thank you, brittney. >> big problems in colorado as flooding and dozens of drivers stranded on flooded roads last night had to be rescued and it's all thanks to a fast-moving storm that dumped an inch of rain on an already-saturated area and even a fire truck got stuck in the rising waters. that was in the denver area. checking out our other top stories right now. sky force 10 was over this oil truck that flipped over in mount laurel just within the past hour. you can see the oil leaking out. the driver somehow got out. he does not appear to be hurt but emergency crews are nonetheless, checking him out as a precaution. there weren't any other cars involved and birch hill drive is
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shut down in that area. philadelphia police are searching for two gunmen they say are responsible for a shooting this morning in huntsing park. they found a woman shot in the face and bleeding on north franklin street and police are questioning witnesses and a witness and so far haven't made any arrests. new information to nbc 10 in the past half hour and pennsville police say that they're focusing their search on a gray hyundai accent between the model years of 1999 and 2002. they believe the car, that's the car that struck and quiticly injured a pennsville high school football player. the driver left the scene. 17-year-old kyle pszenny is in critical condition. new jersey's gun laws make victims. that's according to protesters who marched outside the home of new jersey senate president sweeney in woodbury yesterday. protesters say the state's gun laws need to be streamlined and modernized and sweeney is standing in the way of that. some of the signs they carry showed a picture of carol bound. she was stabbed to death
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wednesday night outside her home in burrelling township. bound browne had an order of protection. she filed for a gun permit but never got it. >> she would have been able to utilize modern background checks and been able to purchase and carry her firearm on her person to protect herself against any type of violent criminal. >> after a man hunt for eitel police say they found he had hung himself in the garage of a house in west berlin. former house speaker dennis hastert is due in court for the first time as more of his former students express disbelief over the allegations against him. the mystery over what allegedly happened at yorkville high school decades ago and deepening and more members of his wrestling squad are coming forward in his defense. >> former house speaker dennis hastert is in hiding.
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his longtime chief of staff isn't saying much about his former boss' indictment. >> i don't know anything about it. i worked for the man for nine years. >> today the question remains who is individual a, the person the federal indictment hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million to conceal past misconduct. he is charged with trying to evade banking requirements and then lying to the fbi. >> did you have ever have any indication that any abuse was going on? >> none whatsoever. >> vick gower graduated from york shill high in 1975. hastert had been his wrestling coach and scout leader. >> until more comes out then i'm still going to believe he's a good person. >> but the sister of an alleged hastert victim the late steve reinboldt says she now hopes more victims come forward. a friend and classmate says reinboldt confided in him in
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1974 that he'd had sexual encounters with hastert years earlier. >> he said we'd do things sexually and a massage. >> by the time hastert left congress a series of land deals made him a multimillionaire and he became a lobbyist. disclosure reports dating back to 2009 say his clients paid the firm he worked for more than $11 million. an advocacy group for sexual assault victims is calling for hastert's portrait to be removed from the capitol. >> that was nbc's gabe gutierrez reporting. he has not announced whether he'll run for the white house, but chris christie says if he becomes president he'll try to get rid of legalized marijuana. states like colorado have begun legalizing the drug even though it's against law, as long as the drug is tightly regulated. yesterday christie said that policy would change under his administration. the new jersey governor says he'll decide on a white house
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run some time later this month. g-7 summit started and will end with a clear focus, prevent russia from interfering with the ukraine sovereignty. this used to be called the g-8 summit until russia was kicked out last year for supporting rebels trying to overthrow ukraine's government. edward lawrence reports from washington. >> president obama met first with french president hollande at the g-8 summit. >> the first of the leaders of the g-7 ask where president obama hopes to solidify the world message to the russian president and dig into other timely issues. >> standing up to russian aggression in ukraine, combatting threats from violent extremism to climate change. >> climate change and energy policy on the agenda of today's outreach session, the president also hopes to extend economic sanctions against russia set to expire at the end of july and
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walk away with stronger trade deals between the g-7 countries. putin was kicked out of the summit last year when russia annexed part of the ukraine and putin maintains he was responding to threats in the region? >> if you can't trust mr. putin to go back home and actually do what he's promised then having him at the table won't get you very far. >> the summit also allowed world leaders to talk about isis. great britain announced on sunday that they're sending military training personnel to help the iraqis fight isis. reporting in washington edward lawrence, nbc news. we have an update on the oil spill that's been plaguing california coastlines. 44% of the coast is now clean. fish and wild life officials say the mostly sandy beaches only have trace aims or less than 1% of oil. it's a reality show about surviving on an island but this time there's a few twists and one of the stars of the show is a local father.
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we'll speak to one of the participants from the islandlife in our studio. that's coming up. >> it's first alert weather day. i am tracking a chance of severe storms in your afternoon forecast. i'll let you know exactly what to expect if you're heading home from work. that's coming up in just a bit.
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it was this weekend's most talked about sporting event. american pharoah captured the triple crown, the first to win
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since the 1970s and nbc's willie geist tells us that's the newest start for horse racing's newest legend. >> from race horse to royalty in under two and a half minutes. >> american pharoah capturing the triple crown saturday. >> american pharoah is finally the one! american pharoah has won the triple crown! >> and ending an almost four-decade drought in the process. >> they're off! >> his wire to wire win left little doubt about his victory during the race. >> american pharoah kicks away and american pharoah has opened up a two-length lead. >> and his legacy after it. >> he did it but he's a long way from riding off into the sunset. owner ahmedzay zayat will run. >> we need to enjoy our star and race him as long as we possibly
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could. >> giving more fans the chance to watch the horse that made history. >> it's great to see that there is a horse that will be out there and people know his names and he'll be racing and the fans will show up in droves. >> when pharoah does retire he will earning easily six figures for offspring. he is back at the churchill downs in kentucky and while his legendary trainer bob baffert and victor espinoza will start prepping for his next race saturday will be one for the ages. >> for him to do it and pull it off after 37 years, it was worth the wait. >> quite amazing. that was nbc's willie geist reporting. of the 12 horses to complete the triple crown, american pharoah had the second fastest time and they won by a legendary 31 elects was faster. >> apple today is expected to
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unveil its new subscription music streaming service and the tech giant is expected to announce the music app at its worldwide developer's conference in san francisco. industry watches are predicting apple will unveil new versions of iphone and macbook operating system ios and osx, along with better i watch apps and possible enhancements to apple pay. nbc 10 and abc universal are giving money to local non-profit organizations and the project is called 21st century solutions and we want to hear from local non-profits that have come up with new and innovative programs to help their communities and the winners will receive grant money and groups will have until july 3rd to apply and you can find more information on our website at nbc 10.com. >> now the newest nbc reality show is all about survival. take a look. i don't want my babies to --
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>> the island looks at whether modern men can last on a deserted island without the basics of contemporary everyday life. unlike other reality shows, there are no prizes, no eliminations and no camera crews and one of the 14 participants is right here from our area rob brothers joins us this morning. he's a stay-at-home dad from valley kenwood. welcome. >> thank you. thank you for having me. >> tell us what made you want to be a part of this show? >> i guess my first reaction is maybe naivety and stupidity, but my oldest friend johanenberg saw a posting on our facebook wall and kind of threw my name into the hat and not thinking much nationwide search 40,000 people here i am talking to you. i made the cut. >> pretty amazing. >> yes. >> i mentioned in your everyday life you're a stay-at-home dad. >> i am. >> you spend the rest of your time with other stay at home
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parent typically women. >> correct. >> what was that like having spent most of your day with your kids and a lot of the stay-at-home moms get dropped off on the island bear grylles when he interviewed that that was a relief. >> to leave this environment that i'm in with women and to spend it with guys to me that was a relief. i was looking forward to that. i was not looking forward to missing my family, but that actual experience is what compelled to want to do this. >> we were talking during the break and you were telling me that they didn't have any camera crews there. there are no production teams there on the island. you are all there by yourselves and you're shooting each other with cameras right? >> that is correct. >> tell us about that process. there was no production crew and there were four professional cameramen. the difference is that they were surviving just like us. they weren't affording any other advantages and we were truly filming ourselves and i think that's what makes this show
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extremely special versus other survival shows that we've seen in the past. >> you were telling me also that in the first two episodes you felt that they were pretty true and they've got to edit this down to show this on network television, but you felt that they stayed pretty true to what was happening on the island. >> i'm pretty ecstatic with the production team and the storyline producers and the editors. so far in the first two episodes they seem to follow a 1 to 1 ratio of the truthful experience on the island and that's exciting. there's a lot of integrity behind this show and so far it's representative of that. >> now when you were chosen they told you -- you were told that you were there for -- like between a month and two months. >> when i was chosen they didn't tell us anything. they marooned us on an island with just the clothes on our back and said they'llyou'll be here
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from four to six weeks. >> and then they just left. >> and then they just left. it was a water entry and we had to jump off the boat and swim 250 meters from the cove and that was it. >> i'm from the south pacific and i know that's not unusual for the islands and you have to jump out because of the reef otherwise you damage the boat you're in and swim to shore and this was one of those deals. >> it was. the cove is full of rocks and you can't bring the boat in and we jumped over the boat and we got onshore and we had to lug all of this equipment with us and then let the survival begin. >> rob brothers you're here so we're glad that you got off the island safely and we look forward to seeing more of it. you can watch the newest episode of "the island" at 10:00 p.m. on nbc 10. thank you so much. >> thank you so much. thanks for having me. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist brittney shipp. >> good morning. it's a first-alert weather day.
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we are tracking the possibility of severe storms heading into the afternoon and once again into the evening. and so those storms will get here closer to 3:00 p.m. and plus we have warmer temperatures and will start today in the mid-08s and then 90s are in the seven-day forecast and it will feel like summer there. >> our first alert is lasting until tonight with storms and we have a better chance to the west and the city and the poconos are included. heavy downpours and flooding is a possibility with some of those heavy downpours. so philadelphia right now, a mix of sun and clouds is a nice start to the day and 76 degrees and the humidity is at 58% and wind speed out of the south-southwest at 16 miles per hour. breezy conditions and things will start to change as we head into the rest of the afternoon. our severe outlook shows the entire area has a chance of seeing severe thunderstorms as we push into the afternoon. the green has a chance of thunderstorm activity and the
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yellow has the chance of severe thunderstorms which means we could see wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and hail a possibility and heavy downpours. heavy winds is a possibility as we go through the rest of today. our radar shot shows quiet conditions right now and we did see scattered showers closer to 9:30 and we're seeing quiet, dry conditions and another round of wet weather is on the way for us. i'll show you what that looks like with our future cast closer to 3:00 p.m. and that's when we'll start to see the thunderstorms switching into the region and the poconos allentown stretching into redding by 5:00 and right into the poconos when you start to see the orange and the red and they're heavy downpours and the lighter rain for allentown and we start to see scattered showers transitioning into philadelphia and into wilmington and we start to see lighter rainfall near the poconos. now closer to 8:00 9:00 another round of thunderstorms expected to move in and you'll notice that the bull's-eye for this system that's moving in is
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really going to be the poconos, parts of north hampton county and lancaster county and we'll see a chance of isolated thunderstorms for wilmington right around 9:00 p.m. and another round of rain expected for philadelphia around 11:00 p.m. and on and off showers overnight tonight heading into tuesday. temperature wise they're already mild by the afternoon and we have warmer air from the south that will help fuel those thunderstorms and 76 degrees right now in philadelphia and 72 in pottstown and 60s in the poconos and our highs around the region in the mid-80s in philadelphia and 84 in pottstown and into the high-70s for the poconos. the seven-day forecast shows we go into today and tomorrow and squattered scattered thunderstorms. take a look at thursday and friday, back to the 90s for us and then on saturday a chance of storms again.
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having the health department get involved and that's tonight on nbc 10 news at 4:00. an update on our top story. an early dismissal for students at ben franklin high school because of a fire in the science lab this morning. fire more than 400 people were evacuated from the school. investigators are trying to figure out how this fire started. our first alert meteorologist, brittanyney shipp with the look at the first alert weather. >> we have a chance of severe storms moving in. i set the time for 3:00 p.m. and we do expect to see the chance of those severe storms better to the north and west of the city and heavy downpours are a possibility and damaging and flash flooding is also going to be a possibility and just be careful if you're heading home from work in the poconos and lehigh valley and lancaster county, we are going to see those severe storms moving in after 3:00 p.m. and warmer
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temperatures on the way for us toward the end of the week. >> thanks for watching nbc 10 news at 11:00. for brittney shipp and all of us at nbc 10, have a great day.
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