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nbc 10 news starts now. >> that will allow us to make a decision about how we move from here. >> what's next for governor chris christie? he's back in new jersey looking ahead after a disappointing defeat in new hampshire. a global health crisis hitting home. three people in our area are being treated for the zika virus. right now on nbc 10 first alert radar, tracking a few light snow showers. parts of the area are already above freezing. so don't expect any additional accumulation this morning. it's 4:30.
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good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. we do have a handful of school delays. you can see those at the bottom of your screen. also check our nbc 10 news app. now let's check with meteorologist bill henley with his first alert forecast. >> we're tracking the tail end of the system that was with us allç day yesterday. very light snow in bucks, montgomery and into new castle county in delaware. accumulation not likely but some spots north and west have dropped below freezing. if it hasn't been treated, expect to see slippier spots this morning. 32 degrees, just dropped to freezing in philadelphia. in the last hour, cape may is above freezing in atlantic city. just below freezing for pottstown, reading and allentown this morning. even though we're starting off cold, we'll see warming temperatures. the few snowflakes disappear this morning. it will move out by 8:00. done by 9:00. we're looking at mostly cloudy skies. warmer at 34 degrees. by noontime, 38 degrees.
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that's really when the winds start to kick in later this morning. you'll feel them this afternoon. i'll go through the forecast nsh -- neighborhood by neighborhood in ten minutes. county line road, i specifically picked this camera. you can still see flakes falling if you look close enough. there's slippery spots out there, though they are usually on some of the secondary roads, not on most of the majors like the schuylkill expressway, 95, they're doing okay right now. it's the off ramps and side roads you want to watch out for. over on the new jersey turnpike, down to 50 miles per hour between the delaware memorial bridge to exit 14 up in newark. because of slippier conditions. here's 295 also in new jersey. no speed restrictions here. this is from the 42 freeway up to the delaware memorial bridge.
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4:32 right now. the two new front-runners are basking in their new hampshire primary victories this morning. republican donald trump and democrat bernie sanders both came out on top big time. here are the numbers on the republican side with 9 2% of th vote in, donald trump has 35%, john kasich has ç16%. on the democratic side, bernie sanders took 60% of the vote, hillary clinton got 39%. the democratic candidates will both turn their attention to the next state primary in south carolina. but will all the republicans be looking ahead? nbc 10's vai sikahema is taking a closer look at new jersey governor chris christie who had a disappointing showing in the granite state. tell us more, vai. >> governor christie came in sixth place with 8% of the vote in new hampshire. he wouldn't answer a question about continuing his campaign. he says he's going home to new jersey to take a deep breath.
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he's waiting for the final vote count which we expect to get by this afternoon. >> that's going to allow to us make a decision about how we move from here. >> christie failed to finish in the top tier despite holding more than 70 town halls in new hampshire over the past few months. meanwhile, the gop primary winner, donald trump, repeated his well-known campaign theme to his supporters last night. >> we're going to win so much you are going to be so happy. we are going to make america so great again, maybe greater than ever before. >> trump thanked new hampshire voters and he said he's heading down -- he's heading now to south carolina where he also expects to win. donald trump is sharing new details of a wall he plans to build along the u.s./mexico border. in an interview with tamron hall, he said the wall would cost about $8 billion.
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he also repeated his claim that mexico would be fronting the money for that but did not explain how. today's new york daily news says "dawn of the brain dead" along with a picture of trump in clown make-up. bernie sanders meanwhile blew off some steam while waiting for the new hampshire results to come in. cameras caughdç the senator shot something hoops with his grand children in concord last night. and coming up at 5:30 this morning, nbc 10's george spencer joins us live from new hampshire with more on the trump and sanders primary victories. and what the results mean for the rest of the field. stay with nbc 10 and the nbc 10 app for complete and continuing coverage of this presidential primary season. i'll join you at the desk at the top of the hour. >> vai, thanks so much. 4:5, 31 degrees in philadelphia. the zika virus is no longer only
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an overseas health crisis. there are at least four confirmed patients in our area. two in pennsylvania, one from delaware. last month, a person visiting north jersey tested positive. matt delucia is live at philly international. what do we know about the new cases? >> pen health officials say the two women in the keystone state traveled to areas infected with the zika virus. the pennsylvania secretary of health says the cases pose no threat to the public. the zika virus is transmitted mostly by mosquitos. it is happening in south and central america but now we're seeing these cases pop up here in the u.s. and people who have traveled to those areas. a doctor specializing in infectious disease says it is likely that this virus will eventually show up in all 50 states but the risk of spreading it from person to person is very minimal. we talked with a local woman who just came back from cancun. she's 13 weeks pregnant and says
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she focused on precautions. >> if you're still planning on going, i would still go. if not, i understand but make sure you take bug spray. there's different kinds you recommend you bring with you. that's definitely a positive thing to look out for. >> reporter: meantime, president barack obama is asking congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to respond to the zika virus outbreak. and the delaware department of health, later on today they are expected to talk more about their first case of the zika virus showing up in their state. the department saysç that that case is travel related and does not involve a pregnant woman. we'll be hearing more about that later on today. for now, i'm live at philadelphia international airport. matt delucia, nbc 10 news. soccer star hope solo says the zika virus could keep her from going to the summer olympics in rio. solo told "sports illustrated" if.games started today she would
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not attend. summer games. olympic officials say they plan to address zika concerns in the coming weeks. 4:38. putting an end to fight week. >> [ bleep ]. [ bleep ]. >> abington high school administrators are taking on the student fights at school. also ahead -- ♪ come tomorrow none of this will be here ♪ >> 18 luxury box seats just opened up for the soldout bruce springsteen concert this friday. find out the price tag and where the money will go. cold this morning, down to 31 degrees now in philadelphia. most of the snow is over. i am tracking a few light snow showers at 4:38. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast just ahead. your heart loves omega-3s. but the omega-3s in fish oil differ from
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 4:41. we're tracking a few light snow showers. you can see it in the light at philadelphia international. in south philadelphia right along 95, some light snow. this is a band of snow that's moving through. this is the last bit of the storm system from yesterday. very light snowfall in philadelphia, into new castle county and delaware. it will not last all morning. it will take some time to move through. it's very light. additional accumulation not likely. a few snow flakes and then we dry out. 30s for reading, allentown and quakertown. sunshine will break through this afternoon in doylestown, trenton and mt. holly, 40 degrees the high temperature. a few snow flakes from vineland and dover. probably won't see them at the shore for cape may.ç inland, yes, very light snowfall we'ring traing right now. by 8:00, 9:00 it's done and we're on our way to 40 degrees for philadelphia and williams
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town and near 40 in wilmington. much colder air this weekend. i've got the seven-day when i'm back in ten. thanks for that, bill. 4:41. 31 degrees in philadelphia. let's check your ride to work. jessica boyington is watching all of her cameras. she's looking at the cameras on the schuylkill expressway. >> that's right. schuylkill expressway around 202. this area looks dry so far. all traffic moving along nicely. you can see in either direction whether headed eastbound or westbound, we're okay. that eastbound drive time in the high 50s. a 13-minute trip from the blue route to the vine street expressway. if you're headed out the door on the pa turnpike, you'll be okay as well. still in the grown, westbound/eastbound drive times almost identical, 23 minutes. speeds in the 60s. i'll check in with the area bridges in the next ten. a routine ride suddenly turned into a brush with death. next, the philadelphia cab driver shot on the job is out of
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the hospital and talking about how he survived. also -- >> they closed the ramp, we go back to -- hold on a minute. >> have you seen this? a scare at the podium, next, hear what happened to this general during what was supposed to be a briefing about the military budget. did you know there's a cough liquid that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym® twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula releases powerful medicine that acts fast while its extended release medicine lasts for 12 hours. try delsym®.
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this just in from overseas. japan says it will impose new sanctions against north korea. this comes after -- which many believe was a test of its missile technology. the sanctions need to be approved by the japanese government. [ bleep ]. [ bleep ]. >> the abington school board took action after videos of students fighting in high school hallways hit social media. last week we showed you several videos like these labeled with the hash tag abington fight week. a school board meeting last night focused on the fight
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videos. board members said the district is disciplining several students and some could face expulsion. 4:46. 31 degrees in philadelphia. we have new information about a philadelphia cab driver who was shot over the weekend. he's now recovering at home and talking about the robbery attempt. only nbc 10 was there as alex destine left presbyterian hospital. the cab driver picked up two men and a woman in the city's point breeze section early saturday morning and one of the men sat in the front seat next to him, something he doesn't usually allow. destin tells us what happened next. >> the guy point gun in my face. he tell me don't move. >> alex took off and crashed into parked cars. the passenger in the front seat ran away while the two in the back were yelling they were locked in. an unknowing passer by let them out.
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people in point breeze, including his boss, hope the passengers will turn themselves in. the president is going back to springfield, illinois where he served in the state senate for eight years. it's also where he officially announced his run for the white house in 2007. president obama will address the illinois general assembly this afternoon and is expected to call for less divisive politics in america. a case of the flu causes concern at the pentagon within a top leader of the military faints during a press briefing. >> we actually go back to -- hold on a minute. >> that's major general james martin jr. he fainted at the podium, again, as we just said, during a briefing. as you can see, he came to but still appeared a little bit out of it. he was helped to a chair. the general was suffering from the flu and is okay. a princeton university committee is looking into the
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legacy of woodrow wilson. the students warrant the ivy league school to rename buildings and programs carrying his name. the committee posted essays by nine wilsonç scholars online a they will hold discussions with students, alumni and the public, then they will issue recommendations to the board of trustees. more and more people are late in paying their auto loans. credit analysts say the percentage of buyers with the poorest credit ratings is growing faster than the rest of the auto finance market. analysts found an increase in auto loan payments that at least are 60 days past due. also in business news, fed chair janet yellen will speak today. we'll have more information when we get a check of cnbc's business news at 5:00 this morning. now let's get you information on your ride to work at 4:48. a check of things along the garden state parkway. jessica boyington has that. >> we keep looking for spots that appear to be slippery or
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snowflakes. every now and then you can see a snowflake fall. this is north of the cape may toll plaza. no problems in either direction. maybe some slippery spots, especially on the off ramps. a lot of the majors are okay this morning. it's really the side streets and the off ramps you want to watch out for. if you're in new jersey, there are reports of flooding. yesterday we had flooding as well around brooklawn on route 130. we have some in westville around route 47 and mantua, route 44. you will be directed around the scene at least for right now. speed restrictions on the commodore barry, the betsy and the ben all down to 35 miles per hour. the walkway has been closed on the ben franklin bridge since yesterday morning due to slippery conditions. i'll be back in the 5:00 hour for another check on your morning drive. now nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 11 minutes before 5:00.
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a few light snow showers in the area. not everybody is seeing them. none falling here at the nbc 10 studios. though we have seen a few snowflakes in the last hour. philadelphia international right at the freezing mark and some very light snow. don't expect to see accumulation. you can see that lightç snow n impacting traffic at all on 95 and south philadelphia. snow showers will end. the temperatures, they've been cooling down overnight. you could run into slippery spots. now in delaware county, wallingford is 30 degrees, 29 in swarthmore and it is going to get colder before we see some sunshine. we will get sunshine. the clouds already starting to break to the west. but we still have to wait for this last band of wet weather to move through. very light snowfall in eastern maryland, now pushing into new castle county and delaware. light snow in pennsylvania. this will roll through the delaware valley and then fizzle as it goes into new jersey. so a few snowflakes to start with but the snow ending first thing this morning. breezy with breaks of sunshine this afternoon.
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look at the temperatures. we'll see melting conditions this afternoon with temperatures in the upper 30s to 40 degrees. westerly winds, they'll start kicking in. 8 to 18 miles an hour and be increasing for tomorrow. look at the temperatures. they come way down. low 40s today, 24 tomorrow morning. a high temperature below freezing. it's a blast of arctic cold that you'll really feel on friday morning, 17 degrees and then another round of cold, gusty winds on saturday. keeping us very cold through the day on saturday. temperatures plummet for sunday, valentine's day. 3 in the morning, 24 in the afternoon. in the teens monday morning but then we will thankfully get a warmup. starts monday afternoon. look at tuesday, 52 degrees with a chance of rain. >> that's crazy, go from 3 on sunday to 52 on tuesday. bill, thanks. 4:51 right now. 2015 was a record-setting year for shark attacks and a majority
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were in the u.s. 98 unprovoked shark attacks happened around the world last year. those numbers are expected to grow as human populations increase and shark populations recover from overfishing. and mary lee, the great white shark made headlines when she was tracked off theç jersey cot several times last year. the increased great white sightings are due to elevated seal populations. the last deadly shark attack in new jersey was almost 100 years ago. the zika virus is not just an overseas health concern anymore. it's hitting here at home. three people inda[ the area hav thejibsno carrierringringconnec0
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good morning. it's jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we'll do drive times down from new jersey roads right now. the 42 freeway and 55 from vineland via 55, 24 minutes. from millville, 31 minutes. from hammonton, everything is moving along nicely. all traffic is okay. not many cars on the roads. not a lot of slippier spots. the speeds are still up there. as we're heading up to the philadelphia area, 295 or the 42 freeway, speeds are still okay heading to the walt and the ben. more updates when i come back in the 5:00 hour. 5 before 5:00 and 31 grows. love park is about to get a face lift. today, officials will break ground on a $16.5 million redesign of the iconic center city destination. the plan includes more green space, a new fountain and dining in a renovated welcome center. the park and welcome center expected to open to the public next year. pennsylvania governor tom wolf called pennsylvania's budget battle a train wreck. he reportedly made that comment
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during a facebook town hall yesterday hours after delivering his second budget address despite the fact that his first proposed budge set still in limbo. wolf delivered a new $33.3 billion spending plan to the legislature. the governor had tough words for republicans and was met with boos. >> they walked away from the table and went home for the holidays without holding that final vote. they still have not held that final vote. >> meantime, republicans called the governor's speech divisive and politically motivated. this morning, police are trying to figure out how anç elderly man ended up dead inside a car in the schuylkill river. 93-year-old harold leister was last seen leaving his home in pottstown thursday. he had no known medical conditions but fell and hit his head the day before he went missing. his car was also missing until yesterday afternoon when someone spotted it in the water in north coventry township. rescue crews pulled the car out, found leister's body.
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police have not released a cause of death. the philadelphia fraternal order of police is boycotting dorney park over how the amusement park treated a long-time worker with special needs. the union has held its annual picnic at dorney park for the past three years. chris emery wasn't rehired for the 2016 season after a change in the interview process. a co-worker wrote an angry message on social media that went viral. dorney park offered him his job back. his mother doesn't want him to return because of how he was treated by the park ♪ come tomorrow none of this will be here ♪ >> selling seats to see the boss for schools. philadelphia mayor jim kenney is opening up the mayor's suite for friday's bruce springsteen concert which is sold out at the wells fargo center. one ticket will run more than 550 bucks and the money will
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support public schools. we have a link to the tickets on our website, nbc10.com or check our mobile app. it looks like tickets are still available. a travel guide book publisher is showing love for the city of brotherly love. lonely planet has named philadelphia the top place to visit in the u.s. in 2016. the honor comes months after the city hosted pope francis and hundreds of thousands of its followers. last year, philadelphia was also named the country's first world heritage city. this year as you know, the democratic national convention is coming to town. in a statement lonely planet said philly's on a role right now. the city is experiencing a transformation to its urban core, yet retenning its deepç american history and uniquely gritty flavor. we'll take that. a big surprise for a philadelphia groom who thought his mom wouldn't be able to share in his special day. >> medical problems were keeping her from the big event. so the groomsmen chipped in and they paid for an ambulance to bring her to the ball room in
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northeast philadelphia last weekend. here's the video. brandon mccray was just overwhelmed at seeing his mother wheeled into the ceremony. did not expect to see her there. his emotional reaction has been getting a lot of attention on social media. how about that? >> oh, my gosh. if you're wondering why this is the number one destination city, a lot of it is because of the people, like brandon mccray's groomsmen. good for them. you're watching nbc 10. "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. >> nbc 10 news starts now. >> i am going to be the greatest jobs president that god ever created. remember that. >> right now on "nbc 10 news today," trump takes new hampshire. the controversial republican wins big in the state's primary. >> we have sent the message that will echo from wall street to
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washington, from maine to california. >> for bernie sanders, a much different result from the iowa caucuses, this time it's a land slide victory over hillary clinton in new hampshire. >> reasonable cause. the pennsylvania state senate is pushing to oust attorney general kathleen kane. we'll tell you about today's votes that could direct the governor to remove her from office. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it's 5:00 a.m. we're watching some snow showers this morning around the area. chance of slippery spots for today's commute. we also have a few school delays. watch the bottom of your screen or check the nbc 10 app for that. let's check with meteorologist bill henley in the first alert weather center. bill? >> most of the storm from yesterday is done. it was an all-day event. the last little bit is coming through right now. light snowfall. snowflakes in philadelphia. it's part of a line that extends from allentown through berks county into lancaster county, chester and

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