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we'll explain the pushback over plans for a $100 million stadium on the university campus. welcome back to "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. speaking of stadiums bill knows my buddy is a head coach at navy. he texted me is it going to be in the 60s on saturday? yeah my buddy bill henley says it must be so. >> you tell him we're heading for record temperatures this weekend. but you won't feel it this morning. the temperatures have dropped. this is the last coldest morning of the week. we're going to see temperatures in the 20s and 30s warm into the 50s this afternoon. but at this hour they are falling. 30 in wrightstown. millville 27 and at freezing in doylestown. roxborough is above freezing at 34 in northeast philadelphia. just got colder along the delaware trail. cold as it is we'll see a warmer day with sunshine and scattered high clouds. 38 degrees at 7:00.
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46 degrees at 10:00. the wind out of the south at 9 miles an hour. 1:00 this afternoon that bit of a southerly wind will help with the warm-up. 54 degrees and climbing at 1:00 today. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert forecast. >> we're back in business on the vine street expressway. now we're open to traffic. the vine around 24th street here is westbound in there so headed to the schuylkill expressway. there's no problems there eastbound, 295 looking great as well. once you're on the westbound vine and you want to head to the schuylkill expressway, you have no problem there is also. you can see our drive time, this is through the conshohocken curve we're still all in the green, we don't have increase in the drive times, 12 minutes at the most eastbound from the blue route to the vine street expressway. a scheduled opening around 5:05 this morning, so we're dealing with residual delays. tacony palmyra and the betsy
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ross are clear this morning. i'll calm come back on your morning drive. >> today embattled pennsylvania attorney general kathleen kane could get a better idea on what the future holds for her and if her job is in jeopardy. monique braxton is live in norristown to explain. >> reporter: hi, rosemary. this is where kathleen kane will fight the perjury charges against her but a different battle looms on the horizon in harrisburg. state senators could vote on whether to start a process that could lead to the removal of the first democrat and female a.g., ultimately a two-thirds senate majority vote would be necessary to remove kane. she calls the majority of her work administrative. she says she anticipates being able to carry out 98% of her duties without the help of others. since the temporary suspension of her law license, duties that require a license have been delegated to kane's deputies. a senate committee examining her
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ability to stay in office questioned those top questions, one lingering question, what happens when a judge might dismiss a case on the grounds that the office of the a.g. lacks authority while kane's law license is suspended. the committee decided that scenario must be addressed by the pennsylvania supreme court. state senators also decided kane should appear before the full senate for a hearing. kane released a statement criticizing the senate committee of calling their actions unconstitutional. she says she intends to vigorously defend the office of attorney general. regarding the perjury charges kane is maintaining she is innocent. we'll be following all developments in harrisburg. in norristown, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. a delaware county mother is behind bars after police say they found more than 700 bags of heroin in her home. police serve add search warrant
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on maria gutierrez's home on people street following an ongoing narcotics investigation. detectives say the 29-year-old mother of two daughters had at least 50 bundles of heroin plus two loaded guns and cash. >> never seen any activity. >> i was very surprised. so close to home. >> authorities have charged gutierrez with dealing heroin, she'sing held in a delaware county prison. >> police in florida arrested a man wanted for a murder in a philadelphia store. authorities say they took reid into custody after the car he was in rammed cruisers. there was a baby in his car who wasn't injured. reid had recently moved into a home in orange park, florida but u.s. marshals were keeping him under surveillance. he is wanted for shooting and killing a man in a grocery back on november 10. it's unclear when he may be
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brought back to philadelphia. >> this morning the decision on building a campus stadium for temple's football team is on hold. here is a closer look where it could be built. the plan does not have final funding approval but has critics. >> tensions mounted outside sullivan hall when students tried to get into the board of trustees meeting. some students joined neighbors in north philadelphia to protest the $100 million stadium project. in a surprise move the trustees decided to postpone a vote on the plan after philadelphia mayor elect jim kenney wanted to weigh in. >> was driven by the amount of money being charged too them at the linc. so we can get that straightened out maybe they don't neefd a stadium. >> the owls play their home games at lake-effect financial field. they are expected to meet with kenney in the next week. students at a small pennsylvania college demand that administrators rename a
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building. >> they say the current name as racial overtones, the building lynch memorial hall is on the campus of lebanon valley college in anvil in lebanon county about 90 miles west of philadelphia. the students say the word lynch carries racial overtones and they want the school to change the name or add lynch's first name to it. the college is claimed for clyde a. lynch who served as the school's president from 1932 until his death. the students are calling for more diverse curriculum an sensitivity training for staff. we are learning more about the couple who carried out last week's massacre in san bernardino. what we now know about a money trail leading up to the attack. plus, a search for a cigarette smoking bandit. how he became a grinch. >> a cold start but it's clear and dry. right now 36 degrees at 5:36.
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neighborhood by neighborhood forecast is just ahead.
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aha little breeze blowing yesterday but it died down and that allowed the temperatures to get cold. we have high clouds moving through the area. they move out, we'll get sunshine and see a pretty decent warm-up. yesterday we topped out at 50 degrees. with clearing skies this morning we will see middle 50s later today. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast, well, the pocono mountains in the low 40s but look at allentown, reading, quakertown in the 50s, doesn't look like december for norristown, mount holly and trenton. some spots will get closer to the 60-degree mark. dover at 58 degrees. 57 for cape may. and atlantic city up to 57 degrees. sunshine, a few scattered clouds. middle 50s for westchester and 56 in williamstown and 57 in
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philadelphia. and this weekend, 60s. record temperatures for saturday and sunday. the record for each day is 65 degrees, that's a tie on saturday, going for the the win on sunday afternoon. i think the eagles are playing this weekend. very good. let's go. number one in the east. i'll be back with the seven-day forecast. >> thank you, bill. speaking of number one, to route 1, check out what the commute is like. >> jessica boyington fill us in. >> we're okay still on the boulevard. this is arounorth or southbound the schuylkill from this point no problems. you're going to be good to go. there is construction on the new jersey turnpike westbound right around the delaware river toll plaza. the right lane will be close there had for another 20 minutes until about 6:00. the blue route is okay also as you can see we're in the green.
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northbound and southbound with drive times, 15 minutes, southbound from the schuylkill to 95. i'll come back with a check on mass transit in the next ten minutes. >> a burglary suspect thought he had dodged police but his hiding spot led to his death. we'll explain how nature proved to be crucial in nabbing the crook. >> oh, my god. >> a close encounter at the jersey shore. why whale sightings are more and more common. what makes this simple salad the best simple salad ever?
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the days and weeks leading up to the deadly mass shooting in san bernardino. >> we're hearing about some of the first responders. the new information on the couple involved. nbc news confirmed more than $28,000 was recently deposited in the couple's bank account from an on line lender. the questions remain about how the plot was fully funded and who else may have been involved. we're also seeing more cell phone video taken as detective lozano helped survivors to safety. >> i said what i said. i meant what i said. it's nothing short of what any other person in plaumt woulaw e
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would do. >> a neighbor who they say agreed to purchase two assault rifles for farook, weapons used in the attack. investigators are looking at a number of peopople entering the garage in the months before. >> today our area will be getting new citizens. about 51 delaware county residents are scheduled to be sworn in at a naturalization ceremony at the court house. the new citizens are from more than a dozen countries and four continents. >> now to pennsylvania's budget battle. the 5 month long stalemate shows no signs of coming to an end. republicans are triering their own spending plan. instead of a proposal supported by governor wolf. democratic critics say the house plan is similar to budget that
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was vetoed by the governor. >> police want to find the grinch who stole christmas off of a porch. security video from sunday night. shows the man puffing on a significant raet at a home in fair mount, he removed a wreath from the front door and took off. if you recognize him you are asked to call police. >> now central florida police say an alligator attack add burglary suspect and killed him. investigators say an 11 foot alligator half devoured matthew riggins. it happened when riggins and another man were out to burglaryize homes. police believe he was hiding in the lake. >> not sure how to segway from that story. let's continue on. not the best beach day but that's not stopping boaters. they have been heading ot on the water of late to look for hump back whales and they are seeing them and shooting videos to prove it.
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>> oh, my god. >> you can see a whale hit this boat and lifted it out of the water. this is off sea isle city from monday. experts say bait fish used to catch striped bass is drawing the whales to the coast line. some are concerned about boaters moving closer to the whales to get a better look. >> very dangerous and it's also illegal to do that. that's considered harassment by changing the direction of the whale or causing it not to feed anymore. >> right now the whales are migrating to warmer waters for the winter. experts say they could keep surfacing here for a few more weeks. 5:47. should have a clearer view of anything on the ocean or the rest of the area for that matter. mostly clear skies and the temperatures have been dropping. that'sview from nbc 10 studios. 4 degrees colder than yesterday morning. we're seeing calm conditions for most of the area.
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so most areas are running colder. the exception the pocono mountains, 4 to 6 degrees warmer, that's the view from blue mountain. they shut off the snow making equipment. the rest of the area is colder than yesterday at this time. look at millville. mount holly, down by 9, 10 degrees. so the coldest air, it's pretty chilly for doylestown and pottstown. for the coldest readings, gloucester county, swedesboro, 29 degrees in harrison township. radar, nothing to show you. the nearest wet weather sin canada. it doesn't look like we're going to see that many clouds during the day today. so we'll stay dry. and the temperatures, climbing. from the 30s to the upper 40s, that's at 11:00 this morning. the hour by hour forecast showing the warming trend continues, 54 degrees and still climbing at 2:00. notice the arrows, those are southerly winds. that's going to help with the warm-up. we'll be partly sunny but mild. a nice change from yesterday
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when we topped out at 50. 54 to 57 degrees this afternoon. and then tomorrow, not quite as chilly in the morning. 45 and look at tomorrow afternoon, 61 degrees. it goes even warmer for friday. the warm-up this weekend. 65 degrees would tie the record for the army/navy game. the eagles, 66 degrees, breaks the record high. clouds arrive sunday night, rain but still mild for monday. sunshine returns tuesday. >> that looks awesome. >> doesn't it. >> we get good news from bill. we have good news in terms of traffic. >> i hope so. 295 in south jersey. >> we're doing pretty good across the board and we're in jersey now and 295 around the black horse pike. no problems as you can see through the work zone, headed north or southbound. southbound typically jamming up first so i picked this from 38 to this point at the black horse pike we're only 12 minutes. average speed, so we would like to you slow down before you head
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out the door. construction on 322 right around route 54, there is a traffic shift that's ongoing as well. more construction on the atlantic city expressway westbound around the $3 toll plaza so watch out for. mass transit pretty much doing great. new jersey transit, patco, but 10 minute delays on the warminster line. >> popular movie characters made a surprise visit to these children. watching the comcast holiday spectacular. all the screaming, i don't know if that's the kids or the parents. the minions dropped by to the delight of the kids and parents. they are in town to celebrate today's release of the summer hit movie. >> up next, unlikely role model for former -- role for former
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eagles quarterback michael vick. why he is lobbying lawmakers in harrisburg. plus, today we'll learn who takes home the title of "time" magazine's person of the year. some of the controversial front-runners. that just won't qt and of course, the biting cold of snow day play. that's why puffs is soft. puffs plus lotion tissues... ...are gentle on skin. they help soothe irritation by locking in moisture better. so you can get out and enjoy winter a nose in need deserves puffs indeed. for softness that fits anywhere, try puffs softpack.
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>> >> patti labelle's sweet potato pies are back on the shelves but you can get them while you can because the popular pies became hard to find after a youtube video praising them went viral. tuesday people scooped them up at the walmart on columbus avenue. >> i'm cutting into it today as soon as i get home. >> heard of the commotion about them so i want to get one. >> sweet potato pies are only sold at walmart. >> sweet potato patti labelle. this is the patti edition. this is the on my own. >> we laugh every time we see this video. it's a video that started pie excitement. they don't know when other stores will restock them but the plan tos is to tell them year-round. >> animal abuse you are turned
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activist is pushing lawmakers to save pets from deadly danger. former eagles quarterback michael vick was in harrisburg yesterday lobbying for the hot dog bill. it would give first responders the authority to rescue dogs and cats from vehicles when it gets too hot without facing liability. you may remember vick served nearly two years in prison for running a dog fighting ring. >> i was part of the problem when i was at my lowest. i made decision to make change. >> vick is now a backup quarterback for the pittsburgh steelers. >> the eagles leading rusher makes his return on sunday. lasean mccoy and the bills take on the birds. he hasn't spoken with coach chip kelly since he was traded. he doesn't take back what he said about kelly getting rid of the good black players. he talked more. >> i mean i would never take
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back nothing i said. i lost hope. i think it's the difference in me and other players. other players don't say how they feel. i'm different. i have no issue with chip. i don't have no hatred or nothing against him. we're not best friends i'm not like that but i have nothing negative to say about him. >> they take on the eagles on sunday at the linc. >> a team of 8 to 10-year-olds from bucks county will play in the pee-wee league version of the nfc championship games. the panthers face a team from florida in the semifinals. the game kicks off at disney world this morning at 8:30. today's "sports illustrated" kids will honor student athlete swimmer reese witley. it will happen during a ceremony at lincoln financial field later on today. his fellow classmates and
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swimming teammates from penn charter high school where he is a sophomore will also be on hand. >> also happening we'll learn time magazine's joyce for person of the year. the final contenders include donald trump, russian president vladamir putin, isis leader abu bakr al baghdadi, and the black lives matter activists. the 2015 person of the year will be unveiled coming on the "today" show right here on nbc 10. >> a pair of local music producers are celebrating grammy nominations this week. ♪ >> that is faith evans. darren henson and keith pencer received grammy nominations for producing the song in the best r and b categories. the grammys will be handed out february 15. a local student is competing for
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one of the highest science honors. >> we're talking about high school kids here. emily change who is a junior in eaglesville, competed in the math, science and technology competition. she and her team, they are local, they have been working on a project that helps to detect liver cancer through a urine test. they also developed software that analyzes that data quickly. she wants to focus on early detecti detection. >> a lot of companies are currently trying to find ways to treat cancer. we want to look to the future 0 so if we can detect it early we don't have to worry about trying to cure it. >> the finalis receive a total of $500,000 in scholarships. >> amazing high school kids trying to find early detection which of course you wouldn't
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have to find a cure if you find out how to. >> some great minds. >> good for them. you're watching "nbc 10 news." beginning the process to remove pennsylvania's attorney general. that's what state senators could be voting on today in harrisburg. a live report is ahead. >> a symbol of hate is bringing a gloucester county university community closer together. >> the cold is back but a warm rebound is on the way. we'll get your first alert forecast hour by hour coming up. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> i'm vai sikahema. it's not like we're florida but it's december and we're getting deeper into december. bill here, explain what this is all about. >> today we'll begin a warm-up that jill us in record territory. right now it's cold, you have to
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bundle up. we have a little light fog, might be able to see it in this view, doesn't look like an issue. the cold is. it got colder for mount holly, down to 28 in millville and wilmington. along with northeast philadelphia. so a cold start. the warm-up, we'll see calm conditions, 38, then a little bit of a southerly wind, 50 degrees at 11:00 that southerly wind helps. have us in the middle 50s and i expect to go warmer this afternoon. it depends where you are. we'll go through the forecast when i'm back in 10 minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're doing okay, bill. on the blue route, right around germantown pike, you can see they are moving alopg no problem there. 422, pretty much doing the same. you can see we're pretty much a string of


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