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it's scary and it's sad. it's terrifying. >> i am flabbergasted. i am upset and scared for my family. >> a community on edge. their property burned. this morning why police think one person is responsible for four fires. chasing a playoff win, but has former phillies player chase utley gone too far. dejavu after this sliding play last night. a look inside the linc. a cooler start this morning, but the weather should be perfect for the birds and the brees this afternoon.
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thank you so much for being with us. it's 9:00 a.m. on this sunday morning. first alert meteorologist, michelle grossman, is in the weather center. some areas started out in the 30s this morning when we first came on the air but it's warming up nicely now. >> hi, ted. it was cold this morning. quakertown at 30, and a lot of spots mid to upper 30s, and we are in the 40s and even 50s in a lot of spots. the sunshine is doing its job. we are going to warm up nicely later this afternoon. a beautiful shot from the cape may camera. we start out the weekend really nice. right now looking at clear skies across the area. redding and cape may. 47 in reading and 55 degrees in cape may. temperatures already in the 50s, and start out in the 30s, and 45 in allentown, and 44 lancaster, and 48 degrees in mt. pocono. degree in philadelphia. temperatures in the south and east to the lower to mid-50s.
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55 in mild wood. we will warm up to near 70 degrees. by 1:00, 66 and 4:00, looking at 70 degrees. normal this time of year is 68 degrees, and we'll be pretty close today and warmer on pb phod and then grabbing an umbrella for your tuesday commute, and we'll talk more about that coming up. a hole burned in a garage, and one car set fire twice in the same montgomery county neighborhood. people that live there say they are frightened and fear it will continue or get worse. monique braxton has been tracking this story all morning long. >> this montgomery county neighborhood is waking up if a neighbor, if somebody they know is responsible. imagine finding this as you head out to work. it's what people in pennsberg
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discovered on thursday morning. the front seat of a truck destroyed, and not far away in an alley, this garage was gutted. families told us it's tire faying and one said it's sad it has come to this. they say the arsonists didn't start there. police were called when two cars were left charred nearby on friday morning. many in the close-knit community say they are joining forces with hopes of preventing further destruction. >> i think you have to really always keep an eye out, no matter where you are nowadays, and if you see something, say something. >> we have kids and we have a life and we work hard for everything we earned, and these kids don't realize this is a felony and this is a problem. >> the neighbors we spoke with suspect kids are committing the crimes in the wee hours of the morning, and police do not have the suspect and they say one person is the arsonist
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responsible and catching that person is the top priority. bail denied. that's the ruling with a man charged with a cold case rain of a murder and teenager more than 30 years ago. shaw is accused of sexually assaulting and killing a 14-year-old girl. family members of the victim were in the courtroom. barbara rowan was baby sitting shaw's daughter back in 1984 when she vanished. her body was found weeks later, but it took 31 years to arrest shaw who had been living in florida. prosecutors say during that time shaw also rained a 69-year-old woman from montgomery county. the break in the case came from this man, robert sanders. he admitted to helping shaw dispose of the girl's body. authorities tied shaw to the crime with sander's testimony before a grand jury. the owner of the auto tag auto shop in philadelphia is dealing with more misery.
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thursday a robber stabbed him 20 times and he remains in critical condition, and it's not clear if anything was taken and police have no suspects in those crimes. philadelphia's transgender community is remembering one of its own. the fifth annual trans march took on a somber mood after jenkins, a transgender woman, was murdered in hunting park last tuesday. the killing sparked conversation for those attending the rally. she was attacked by at least five men before she was shot in the back. >> when i found out about it, it just hurt me. there are really people out here that is really cruel, and to do that to her, for what? if you don't like them, you don't like them, if you do, you do, and let them live their life
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the way they want to live their life. >> she is the second transgender woman known to be murdered in philadelphia this year. in the meantime, the city of philadelphia will honor lbgt history month. that's also wear officials will raise the rainbow flag, and city leaders will dedicate a new mural featuring the director of lbgt affairs. and then a parade in south philadelphia. the italian pride will be on display as it makes its way down broad street. frankie avalon will be this year's grand marshal, and the parade will wrap up where an italian festival will offer food and lots of fun. still this morning, new information about a deadly plane crash from march. what the families from the 150
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who died are now asking for. a leg-breaking slide. playoff baseball gets dirty with the play from former philly, chase utley. still ahead what major league execs are saying about this slide. vince mazzeo-
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fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite.
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welcome back on this sunday morning. lots of sunshine, a little chilly right now but warmer than what we started off with. bright sunshine in the pocono mountains. we started around 37 degrees earlier this morning and made it into the 40s in pocono mountains. center city, clear skies, and you need sunglasses this morning but also need a jacket as you head out because we are seeing cold temperatures across the area, especially to the north and west. 55 in wildwood. by this afternoon we will see
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temperatures in the upper 60s around 70 in philadelphia, and 69 degrees later this afternoon, and allentown, 68 in quakertown. 69 is the high in norris town. along the coast a. beautiful afternoon as well. 70 in tkoeb kwrdover, delaware. 70 is the forecast high in philadelphia. 68 is normal for this time of year so pretty close to average. we will be warmer on monday and will talk about those numbers in just a few minutes. ten after 9:00. nearly 40 families whose loved ones died in the germanwings plane crash want to sue for compensation in the united states. they offered about $100,000 per family and the lawyers say that is too low. evidence shows the co-pilot intentionally crashed that plane into the french alps in march
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killing all 150 people onboard. three americans were among those killed in the crash, and two had ties to our area. a drexel graduate died along with her mother, yvonne. investigators say at least two people are dead after a small plane crash into the a home near the california/nevada border. our nbc affiliate in reno says officials are not giving any further details. the faa and ntsb will continue their investigations today. the eagles are back home and hoping to get back on the winning track. hear from the players ahead of this afternoon's match-up against the saints. >> i would hate to think that, you know, utley tried to hurt somebody. >> or did he? this morning, former philly's star, chase utley, under
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investigation for this hit. what major league officials say concerns them the most.
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>> announcer: this is nbc 10 news. >> chase utley is no longer a philly, but he's still a mets killer. look at the takeout slide he made for the dodgers in the playoff game in l.a.
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his slide led the dodgers to a comeback victory over new york but broke the left leg of the mets short stop, ruben tejada. he was carted off the field. in case you are wondering, it's not the first time he and tejada tangled. we pulled the video from 2010, the same two players from a game at citizens bank park. he took off on the inside of the bag at second and both players walked away from that encounter. the eagles with a must-win today against the saints. they need to start faster on offense as well. they only scored three points in the first quarter this season. >> yeah, obviously i don't think they were happy with our start against dallas but it's one of the things where we're not happy with it either, and we are just as frustrated and it's obviously
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not fun go into half-time trying to figure out how to dig ourselves out of a hole we put ourselves in, and it's much more fun to go out and establish a lead and get things going early. >> today's kickoff here on nbc 10. flyers were in florida last night. mason dominated the panthers, and last year he gave up four goals and last night he gave up four goals in less than seven minutes. and 1-0 just over a minute in, and mason turns it over, and neuvirth comes in, and not much different. jagr, 43 years old, two goals coming in. the flyers lose it 7-1. afterwards, a players-only
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meeting. >> i take full responsibility for the outcome of the tkwaeupl. >> should leave a pretty sour taste for everybody, though. good omen for the eagles. the owls dominated. the owls are undefeated because of plays like this. walker, look at the great catch by robby anderson right there. the owls up in the second quarter, and pj walker, thomas, nice. they beat tulane 49-10. look at that interception there. the owls are 5-0 for the first time in 41 years. let's go to happy valley. it's homecoming, penn state hosting indiana. four touch downs for hackenberg. can you believe this? hackenberg ran two in. diving into the end zone. penn state wins 29-7, and the nittany lions are 5-1.
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and franklin in a much better mood this week. >> do you work out? you looked pretty good running down the sideline for that time-out today? >> no, i actually look decent but if i take my shirt off it's somewhat disgusting, i'm a skinny fat guy. >> a lot of us have that problem there. and missing this guy, robinson. freshman quarterback picked off by houston, and carson, 94 yards for the touchdown the other way, and nova falls 36-16, and they are 2-3. and then the quakers come all the way back. the quakers tie it with under 2:00 to go, and fordham hits a field goal, and penn loses 48-45, and the quakers are 1-3. we can reveal our game of the
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week for next week. upper dublin versus plymouth-whitemarsh, and oxford and bishop shanahan, and malvern prep versus episcopal, and you can vote at and okafor struggled offensively yesterday. 1 for 6 for two points in 17 minutes, but big shot, covington comes in. and we will have a full wrap of the eagles/saints tonight on eagles game day final after sunday football and the news. enjoy your sunday. a good sunday morning. i am meteorologist, michelle grossman. we start off the weekend really nice. 66 degrees yesterday and lots of sunshine. today we're going to lose the breeze and have plenty of sunshine like we did yesterday. another beauty in store. enjoy it today. another beauty on monday before things begin to change on tuesday. warmer than yesterday, and
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warmer tomorrow and then tuesday we are looking at a chance for showers, and we will need the umbrella, and bringing more cloud cover on tuesday as well. right now 53 degrees in philadelphia, and a mixture of sun and clouds. winds are calm, and they will pick up a bit. nothing like the breeze we saw yesterday. still chilly to the north and west, 45 in allentown, and 53 in philadelphia, and 52 right now in millville, and 54 in atlantic city. temperatures start out in the 30s and 40s and starting to respond to the sunshine, and could continue to climb near 70 degrees later on this afternoon. actually a nice afternoon. looks good, too. we need the sunglasses and jackets as we head out. all is quiet on radar, and no rain showing up today or on monday, and it's not until tuesday when we bring back a chance for rain and bring back plenty of cloud cover on tuesday. today is crystal clear, just a few clouds and no rain. eagles forecast today, tailgating around 11:00, and 61 degrees, and kickoff is at 1:00,
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and 66, so really a beautiful day to watch the game and be in the stands and play the game, whoever you are going to be. fourth quarter, 60 degrees and a nice day today, and topping out at 70. today, sunny and nice and winds on the nice side, and then tonight we will see the temperatures drop, mostly clear skies bottoming out the temperatures once again, to 40s and 30s to the north and west, so another cold night, and we will see that a couple nights this week where we have the threat for frost and chilly nights in the forecast. today a. nice day, 70 degrees, mostly sunny skies, and monday, another sunny day, and this is columbus day, a lot of us have off, and 75 degrees, well above normal for this time of year and typically we come in at 68, and tuesday the chance for shower and clouds, and 74 degrees. still warm, though. we bring it back to the 60s on wednesday, mostly sunny and cooler. thursday, 67 and windy. by friday, clouds building during the day, and a late shower, 62, and lots of sunshine
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on saturday, and a cool day, just around 60. this week's wednesday's child is a bright and fun teen hoping to make a big impact in the world and is looking for a forever family to love and support him as he pursues his dreams. we are introduced to patrick. >> reporter: patrick is a determined and wholehearted 16-year-old with a passion for robotics and from his recent trip to the villanova robotics club, no doubt his curiosity will take him far. >> i think if you can imagine with your mind, can you do anything you want. >> reporter: patrick brings more to the table than a passion for robotic, he takes the initiative to be a leader for himself. >> if it wasn't for me, i wouldn't be the best kid that i am right now. >> and the siblings he dreams of
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having. >> he wants younger siblings and wants to be a role model for them, and he wants to show younger kids what the right thing is to do and how to treat other people. he has been through a lot emotionally, and he had a lot of loss in his life, but he still has a smile on his face. >> as for his parents, patrick just hopes their heart and smile will be as big as his. >> he has a lot of love that he has to give, and also he brings a lot of joy. he is a funny kid, and loves to laugh and make people laugh. >> reporter: above all, patrick values the importance of an education that he hopes his forever family will give him. >> can't do robotics without getting an education. >> patrick is this week's wednesday's child. >> if you would like to help make patrick's dream come true or the dream of any wednesday's child sponsored by the dave
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thomas foundation, go to and search "wednesday's child" or call the national adoption center. so excited. words can't describe how exciting this feels. >> every wedding exciting for the bride and groom, but did these two put on a show. the story behind the classical love tale when we come back. vince mazzeo-
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fighting to save atlantic county. chris brown's attacks? the press calls them "embarrassing" political "posturing." the truth? chris brown and will pauls opposed the atlantic city rescue plan, even though it would save thousands of our jobs. we already know they're propped up by north jersey casino interests. and pauls even wanted the vote to allow north jersey casinos "this year." now they brag about helping atlantic county. but there's a word for politicians like that. hypocrite.
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the philly pops are celebrating the sounds of sinatra this weekend, but last night they added wedded bliss to their concert. a violinists changed into her wedding ground and walked across the stage with her father to join her groom. philadelphia mayor, michael nutter, performed the ceremony and we say congratulations to them. very special. >> i love that. feels so long ago, getting married and that whole thing. >> ten years ago for me. >> awesome. that's it for us, and
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"inside the eagles" is next, and we hope you have a great sunday.
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♪ what's up, everybody? welcome to another addition of "inside of eagles." >> i want to be able to be a functional pilot and to have the freedom to go where i want when i want and this is my answer right here. >> this is very nostalgic for me to come back to the stomping grounds and show kids i was in their same shoes not too long ago. such unbelievable support in the city. this is my third playground build, and it's an unbelievable


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