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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 delaware.
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and into maryland, too. very light snowfall but there's one banned where it's coming down a little bit steadier. we might see a dusting in a few spots. temperatures are colder this morning, just below freezing. watch out for some slipping and sliding. 28 degrees in pottstown. now 29 with that light snowfall. just got a little bit colder in wilmington. cold enough for a little bit of snow to stick but nothing much more than that. we've been watching the snowflakes in southern philadelphia barely coming down right now. most of it will be done by 7:00. by 8:00 we'll be drying out. we'll see clouds to start with, get breaks of sunshine. look at the warmup from 32 degrees at 7:00 to 35 at 10:00. by 1:00 this afternoon, we're approaching the 40 degree mark. but it's not going to get much warmer than that. especially later in the week. i've got the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. right now, jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> we are watching for slippery spots. right now we're looking at 309 around the pa turnpike. the main portion of the roadway
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is clear right now for the most part. we have snow that accumulated over into the shoulder. as these roadways are a little more traveled than the actual shoulder, that's why that is occurring. they're also treated with salt. watch out for those off ramps. that's where your best bet is to watch out for slippier spots, north, southbound from 95 to the schuylkill expressway. the blue route, 18-minute trip sat the most. speeds still in the 60s. on the new jersey turnpike, speed restrictions are in place because of slippier conditions. between the delaware memorial bridge to exit 14 all the way in newark. 50 miles per hour there on the turnpike. tracy? 5:02. now to decision 2016 and donald trump and bernie sanders are basking in their first place finishes in new hampshire. >> they both scored commanding victories over their opponents hoop the democrats with 93% of m took 60% of the vote in new hampshire while hillary clinton got 39%.
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sanders supporters were fired up at this victory rally last night. the senator from neighboring vermont cited a record-breaking turnout in new hampshire and he called for more of the same moving forward in this campaign. >> the energy and the excitement that the democratic party will need to succeed in november. >> now, there are several reports that sanders will meet with reverend al sharpton in new york city this morning. the meeting comes as sanders steps up his efforts to reach out to african-american voters. the republican side, donald trump also celebrated last night. >> he won by a wide margin over the rest of the field. here are the numbers for the gop, with 92% of vote in, trump has 35%, john kasich is in second place with 16%. ted cruz and jeb bush are battling it out for third place. trump was jubilant at his victory speech in manchester,
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new hampshire. he thanked the voters. he also repeated his theme of making america great again and pointed specifically to jobs. >> i am going to be the greatest jobs president that god ever created. remember that. >> trump says he's now headed to south carolina where voters will go to the polls in less than two weeks. now, new jersey governor chris christie had a disappointing sixth place finish in new hampshire. >> now he's heading home to the garden state. >> we're going to take a deep breath, see what the final results are tonight, because that matters. >> christie said once he knows what the final vote count is, he'll be able to make a decision about what's next for him. coming up at 5:30, a political analyst from rutgers university will weigh in on the christie candidacy. nbc 10's george spencer jones us live from new hampshire at 5:30. he's been out there most of the week with more on the trump and sanders primary victories and the push ahead to the next
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>> 5:04. in other news, the zika virus which health officials are calling a growing health crisis is hitting home. we're learning about three cases in our area. it means that zika has now popped up in pennsylvania, delaware and new jersey. matt delucia live at philadelphia international airport. matt, people are second guessing their overseas travel plans, aren't they? >> that's right, tracy and vai. what happened with these three recent cases, two in pennsylvania, one in delaware, the women arrived back in the states with the virus and officials right now, they're only saying these women travelled to areas affected by the outbreak. the pennsylvania secretary of health says that the cases here do not pose any threat to the public. the zika virus is transmitted by mosquitos. it is mostly happening in soj and central america but now we are seeing these cases pop up here in the u.s. because of people traveling over there. a doctor specializing in infectious disease tells us that
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it's theoretically possible that come summertime, our local mosquitos could spread the virus but the chances are minimal. either way, it is likely this virus will eventually show up in all 50 states. it is different than the last big outbreak that we saw with the ebola virus. take a listen. >> zika virus is usually gone from the blood in a couple days after the illness is resolved. it doesn't represent a risk to spread from person to person in the way that ebola does. it doesn't spread easily and it's unlikely that it will spread to any significant degree in the u.s. >> reporter: the zika virus usually presents mild symptoms. but for pregnant women there's an added risk of birth defects. the symptoms include fever, rash, joint and muscle pain, conjunctivitis and a headache. the delaware department of health will talk more about its first zika case in an adult female. the department says it is travel
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related. pregnancy is not an issue. also we've been talking with some of the travelers here who hrho america to central america, just to see what they are doing, talking about precautions that they are taking while they are on vacation. for now i'm live in philadelphia international airport, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. with zika concerns spreading, we wanted to know if it's impacting spring break travel plans. workers at rogers travel in wayne, delaware county tell us they've had one cancellation. many destination wedding parties are choosing other locations or warning pregnant guests to rethink making the trip. now if you've already booked a trip and reconsidering, you have may have options. >> some airlines are working with you if you are an expectant mother. and kind of allowing you to change your tickets without penalties. >> agents are also urging people to double check their travel insurance to make sure the zika virus has not been excluded from their coverage.
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. are you adjusting your travel plans because of the zika virus? we'd love to hear from you. today, state senators in pennsylvania plan to vote on whether to call for the removal of attorney general kathleen kane. they need 33 votes to pass the measure which would direct the governor to remove kane from office. her suspended law license has made it impossible for her to do the job, it is suggested. 5:08. new this morning, police arrested a bucks county man accused of sex crimes dating back to 1996. investigators say roberto cruz sexually assaulted a 7-year-old girl as many as 50 times in bucks and montgomery counties. they also say he assaulted a 13-year-old girl and two women.
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according to police, the offenses happened over a 16-year period. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 5:09. clouds are still with us and i'm tracking light snow çshowers, e last little bit of the storm that was with us all day yesterday. slippery spots can be found. the temperatures have dropped below freezing for much of the area. we'll see a warmer afternoon but get ready. the coldest air of the season is coming our way. the coldest on valentine's day. light snow in doylestown and northeast philadelphia. just at the freezing mark, just below freezing in doylestown and dry at least at this hour in millville. these showers are on the move. you can see the light snowflak s s in the light. we'll get sunshine breaking through. this is it, this line of light snow extends into new castle county and delaware and just into salem county in new jersey.
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the steadiest snow is just getting ready to clear eastern berks county and move towards pottstown. you'll see a brief period where it's coming down heavier. you might see a dusting. the temperatures are cold enough for that. nothing more than that. by this afternoon, we'll get breaks of sunshine which means 30 degrees this afternoon for mt. pocono, middle 30s for quakertown and reading. though there are a few snowflakes in store this morning, this afternoon dry in doylestown, trenton and mt. holly. vineland, 40 degrees, 39 degrees in dover and for philadelphia, wilmington, narberth, temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s. light snow won't last long. by 8:00, 9:00, it's done and then we start to warm up today. this weekend, it gets much colder. the seven-day forecast when i come back in ten. 5:10 this wednesday morning. time to get a look at traffic. for those traveling in south jersey. >> first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> we are watching for the areas
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that have the slippery spots and snowflakes in the cameras. not much beginning on right here. actually in water ford on the white horse pike, no problems, traffic moving along nicely so far at least in that spot. we do have reports of flooding out in brooklawn, route 130. westville around route ç37 and mantua around route 44. 95 through delaware, in problems. we're still in the green, north or southbound from 295 to 495, an 11-minute trip. speeds still in the 60s. as for mass transit, no problems or delays. everything running on time for septa, amtrak, patco and new jersey transit. an all-out search. officials in our area are looking for a missing airman after he didn't report to his base. we'll tell you about the search for senior airman keifer huhman. plus, this --
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we'll tell you why police in camden say a deadly shooting is being called legally justified.
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5:14 at the jersey shore, a court decision should be coming soon in the long-running battle by the state to take properties in margate. a jij says he will rule by early march whether the state was justified in seizing 87
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properties in margate through emnant domain. the state wants to widen beaches and build protective sand dunes caused by superstorm sandy. but some margate residents are opposed to the plan saying there are better ways for protection. the water crisis in flint, michigan, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter. the state's attorney general said those charges could be on the table if government officials were grossly negligent. a switch in the city's drinking water source allowed dangerous levels of contamination. meantime, flint's mayor annou e announced a $55?xsr&lion proposl to remove the lead piping from the city's water system. she says it is a bid to fix the water crisis as quickly as possible. the project would start with the high-risk homes that have children under 6 years old and pregnant women. this morning, we have new information on the battle between the department of justice and the city of ferguson, missouri over a deal to reform the city's courts and police. council members voted to amend a
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proposed settlement between the groups. leaders in ferguson say the original agreement was too costly and could bankrupt the city. one of the changes they want is to remove a requirement in the agreement to give police officers and other city workers raises. this is all the result of the shooting death of michael brown, you'll remember, and the department of justice study into police department practices there. a missouri highway patrol officer pulled a woman from a burning car just in the nick of time. dashcam video shows how the rescue unfolded after a crash near kansas city. the good samaritan helped the officer get the woman to safety. the victim suffered serious injuries. officials in camden say a deadly shooting involving police last july was legally justified. >> i'm gonna come at the tops, like i said, whatever, i'm gonna go in a shootout or whatever. >> that was a 911 recording from the victim moments before police
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shot him. an independent investigation confirmed police accounts that the man refused orders to drop his weapon as he approached them. officials say officers were forced to fire on the suspect to prevent him from hurting anyone. lawyers for him say they proved their case. a baltimore jury convicted saeed in the 1999 stronglation of his girlfriend. a podcast raised questions about a key albibi witness who was never called to the stand. an airline spokesperson says a man became disruptive and threatened crew members during the trip from boston to san diego last night. the pilot decided to land the plane in denver and police removed the passenger. the other passengers broke out in applause as you just heard.
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the flight then continued on to san diego. 5:17. we've been talking about speed restrictions this morning. >> jessica boyington tell us exactly where that is. >> we had speed restrictions in place so far this morning on the new jersey turnpike. actually between the delaware memorial bridge to exit 14 in newark. a big stretch right there, about 50 miles per hour. just updated about the 5:00 hour on the garden state parkway. down to 45 miles per hour due to slippier spots from cape may to summer's point. watch out for those speed restrictions and slippier spots. it's better safe than sorry. here's the 42 freeway also in new jersey. no real problems, right around runnemede. northbound 55 headed to the walt whitman bridge in philadelphia. also watch for speed restrictions on the airy bridges as well. right here is the boulevard, around 17th street. the roadways look a little bit wet when traveling through. all traffic is moving along just fine. no speed restrictions here. i will be back in the next ten
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minutes or so. we check in with mass transit. vai? >> cold temperatures this week. in southern california, they're in the middle of a heat wave there. temperatures soared into the 80s and 90s yesterday. breaking records for this time of year. forecasters say afternoon temperatures will stay above normal through the week. that's a big difference from what we'll be seeing. >> i don't feel bad for them at all, though, temperatures will go the other direction. today we'll see improving conditions. we're watching for light snow showers in the area this morning and it is just below freezing. but the treated roads like city avenue doing just fine this morning. a very light snow at philadelphia international right at 32 degrees. the wind started to pick up, out of the west at 11 miles an hour. look closely,ç a few light snowflakes at south philadelphia. it's cold enough for some of that to stick. it is so light, don't expect anything more than a dusting. most areas see less than that. 32 in philadelphia, gloucester
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county, just below freezing for logan township, harrison township and mullica hill is at freezing right now. that's the line that we're watching. extends from the lehigh valley into maryland and now delaware and parts of south jersey. very light snowfall with a couple spots where it's coming down a little bit steadier. look how quickly it moves out. by 7:00 this morning, the futurecast showing light snow? south jersey. it's over in pennsylvania and delaware at that hour. then it completely disappears by 8:00. we will see some sunshine with a warmer afternoon to melt some of the snow that fell yesterday. for today, snow ends first thing this morning, then a breezy day. look at the temperatures, 37 degrees to 40 this afternoon. the winds kicking in, up to 18 miles an hour today. those winds will deliver colder air for tomorrow. you'll feel the difference in the morning and in the afternoon. arctic blast with gusty winds, possibly near 40 miles an hour tomorrow afternoon. it gets colder on friday morning. but look at saturday. another blast of cold air.
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we'll be in the low 20s saturday and then plummeting temperatures into sunday morning, valentine's day, 3 degrees in the morning. 24 in the afternoon. another cold start on monday. a moderating temperature. tuesday, 52 degrees. thank you, bill. 5:21 this wednesday morning, 31 degrees through most of the delaware valley. facing the consequences. >> [ bleep ]. >> we told you about the montgomery school board that is reviewing the recent school fights in abington. we'll hear about its plans to take action. plus, another step forward. we'll tell you what u.s. auto safety officials are saying that could help google put its driverless cars on the streets.
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it's 5:24. hammers are trying to steal your tax refunds. landon dowdy is here with details in this morning's cnbc business news. good morning, landon. >> good morning to you as well. the irs says identity thieves managed to breach its computer systems in an attempt to get information that could be used to steal tax refunds. the agency says hackers used personal data of tax payers that was stolen elsewhere in order to generate pin numbers to file fraudulent returns. the irs says no personal information was disclosed by its computers. over on wall street we could see a bounce after tuesday's wild session. futures are higher this morning. the dow traveling 1,000 points up and down and up and down. pushed and pulled by oil prices
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but was never down more than 100 points or up more than 100. japan's market falling to the lowest level in more than a year. for small investors, experts say don't fret over the recent sell-offs in global markets. most people should be in their 401(k)s for the long term. janet yellen is testifying before congress about the economy today. the dow ended down at 16 oh,,01. reports say u.s. safety regulators say on board computers can be considered as drivers under federal law. the government is expected to create guidelines for self-driving cars this year, tracy. back over to you. >> landon dowdy with cnbc. thanks. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> track something light snow showers this morning but it's the tail end of the system that was here all day yesterday. there is a cloudy and light
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snowy view from center city from the comcast center. 31 degrees at 5:25. coming up on ç5:26. and jessica boyington is watching for snow in the first alert traffic center. >> i found snow, bill. this is around doylestown road around county line road over in montgomeryville. this morning, you can see a slippery intersection, especially with the snow falling down right now. the roadways look wet and that snow has accumulated over on to the grassy surfaces. more updates. i have a problem on route 30, when i come back at 5:30. three new cases of the zika virus in our area. i'm matt delucia. coming up after the break, what some of the travelers are doing as they prepare to head out and travel.
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this is nbc 10 news. >> right now on "nbc 10 news today," these are your new hampshire preem primary winners. donald trump and bernie sanders win by a landslide. we'll have a live report from new hampshire. rough seas. a cruise ship carrying thousands of passengers will head back to new jersey after running into hurricane force winds. hear why certain crew members could face consequences following the incident. the global health crisis hits home. we'll tell you about cases of the zika virus in our area and
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why some are reconsidering travel plans. 5:30, good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we are tracking snow showers with possible icy spots on your way to work or school. weç also have several delays ts morning. they're at the bottom of your screen. let's check the weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> you can see light snow falling in south philadelphia. that's not the only spot. the wind at 12 miles an hour. that will be a factor, bringing us colder air for tonight. it's bringing the last little bit of snow through the area. looks impressive on the radar but light snow in delaware and south jersey with one exception. this line approaching pottstown. that will be a brief snow shower that could deposit a dusting of snow. then it's going to end. we'll see that end this morning. thisft

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