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>> it's quiet. >> reporter: it's the story behind this fight that makes this video more interesting. we found out the man being dragged on the ground was report thely seen hitting a car but didn't stop. the aggressor is a 29-year-old man who says he saw the hit and run and tried to stop the driver. he caught up to him on rip ka street. >> you couldn't get down the block. at least half a dozen to eight cop cars. >> reporter: the fight unfolded outside trey's house. we showed him the video for the first time. >> see how it's justified? hit-and-run, you're causing damage. he's not throwing punches, he's subduing him. >> reporter: it happened when the driver rear-ended a lexus around 6:00. we went to the scene and showed people what happened after the accident. >> i might have been in the same situation, probably doing the same thing. >> i didn't see him badger him or harming him in any way. i think he was just trying to contain him. >> reporter: a neighbor shared
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photos after philadelphia police arrived. self-patrol cars lined the street to break up the two men. >> i would call the cops. >> no one was hurt in the accident or fight. police have not charged anyone at this time. live, brandon hudson, nbc 10 news. developing story. medical marijuana will soon be legal in pennsylvania. a short time ago governor wolf tweeted the house passed a patient to legalize the drug. governor wolf will sign it into law and parents of very sick children will no the have to wait for the medical marijuana on once the bill is signed. police say the house fire in strawberry mansion may have been set by someone who lives in the home. you can see heavy flames shooting from the windows and roof of the home, 33rd and
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diamond. it all started as an argument that turned physical between the couple who lives here. skyforce 10 give us a view from above. after the fight, the woman ran back into the house and that's when the firs started. police have both the man and woman in custody now. from our jersey shore bureau, atlantic county grandmother sharing her story how she was shot with a stray bullet that nearly hit her infant grandson as well. that bullet hit her foot while she and her 8-month-old grandson were lying on the sofa. the shots came from franklin avenue. one plasted through the wall. a witness saw someone shooting at a car outside that home. >> most of the time i'm standing up here walking around with the kids. thank god i was lying with him. >> police say the family were the intended targets. the baby wasn't hurt but she's
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shaken tonight. mishave made no arrests so far. new at 6:00 a nun's day in court. she faced a judge after charged with drunk driving. now we previously showed her arrest on dash cam video. >> nbc 10 is live in sowell where you got out of the courtroom. what did the nun have to say? >> reporter: kimberly miller told the court that she remembers going to an event eight children's bookstore, went back to the convent in north philadelphia, got her pajamas on, got a glass of wine, took an ambien and went to sleep. next thing she remembers being at a police station in new jersey. >> i was in my habit in handcuffs. >> right. >> i'm a nun. i was in handcuffs. >> right. >> i was not -- i wouldn't say -- i was so upset. >> sister miller cannot remember anything about her arrest captured in the video. she has a history of
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sleepwalking and arthritic condition she takes medicine for. it's very painful and keeps her from sleeping so she drinks wine to help her get some rest. that november night she took an ambien. upon stopping the car, speech slurred, eyes droopy and smelled alcohol. they said she failed a field sobriety test. this is what sister miller remembers saying to officers once they took her to the police station. >> i asked him where i was. i asked him what time it was. >> reporter: right now, an expert is on the stand questioned about the possible impact of the medication she was taken. we're going to go back inside and bring you the verdict once it becomes available. >> eighth grader is in trouble with police for allegedly
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stabbing a classmate with a pair of scissors. nbc 10 was there as officer took her out in handcuffs. spokesman said the stabbing happened before class pair are pleddics took a 14-year-old girl to the hospital with injuries to right shoulder and arm. she's expected to be okay. new at 6:00 suspected war criminal brought to court in philadelphia. he is known as jungle java. currently lives in east landsdown but committed war crimes during liberia's civil war. he murdered, raped, maimed innocent civilians and lied about it on u.s. immigration forms. convicted he could face 30 years in prison. the philadelphia community will pay tribute to ed snider next week. a public memorial on thursday 21st. service set to begin at 1:00
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p.m. organizers say memorial will be a celebration of snider's life and legacy. he died monday after fighting bladder cancer. turning to weather, a clear evening at city hall. today's temperatures mild. they were fairly comfortable. a big change coming tonight, though. >> let's go to glenn "hurricane" schwartz. glenn, more frost possible tonight? >> yeah. and in some areas that didn't get it last night, because it's going to be more widespread due to the lighter winds. last night the wind was an issue we have a lot of sunshine out there, it means clear skies at night, low humidity, light wind, adds up to frost. surrounding suburbs of pennsylvania and new jersey under this frost advisory. temperatures could get near freezing point or below. and especially the coldest air settled near the ground when it's frosty. and the same areas that had freeze warning last night in
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pennsylvania, they've got frost advisory during night tonight. right now, we're dropping in through the 50s, 49 degrees in atlantic city now. so it's cooler than it was at this time last night. and by tomorrow morning, look at that, 29 degrees in millville, 31 mt. holly. huge warm-up in the serve be days. >> a contract. >> when do we want it? >> no you. >> verizon workers hitting the picket line. up and down the east coast as well, part of a strike involving nearly 40 now, lanline and cable workers. pensions are one of the sticking points. verizon says it's trained thousands of nonunion workers to fill in. and in new york, senator bernie sanders joined worker there's on the picket line. hillary clinton issued a statement calling on verizon to negotiate a fair offer for workerses. to the republicans, ted cruz brought his campaign to
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pennsylvania. he rallied in erie ahead of the primary coming up april 26th. donald trump stepping up attacks against his own party tonight. he says nominating process is rigged against political outsiders such as him. >> republican national committee, they should be ashamed of themselves for allowing this kind of crap to happen. >> the chairman of the rnc fired back, tweeting the nomination process has been known for a year and beyond, he continued, it's the responsibility of the campaigns to under stand it. complaints now? give us all a break, it said. pennsylvania's primary will narrow the field for attorney general. the five candidates met today for a forum at widener university law school. nbc 10 in harrisburg for the event. joe peters and john rafer fi, john morganelli, josh shapiro, steven zappala.
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last week, nbc 10 hosted debate with the democratic candidates for attorney general. this week, hear from the republicans in the race. they will appear on nbc at issue sunday at 11:30 a.m. new survey shows how widespread sexual misconduct is on penn state's main campus. more than 3/4 of women undergrads victims of offensive behavior by fellow students, half target of offensive comments about appearance, body or sexual activities. 30% of undergrads said, they'd received unwanted sexual advances. >> new at 6:00, murder that started with a man's son getting into a fight. and police say when that man defended his son, he wound up dead. 26-year-old eric daniels, also known as eric dennis, accused of killing 41. on sunday the two were arguing
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over a different fight involving wilkens' son. then, police say daniels shot wilkens twice in the head. wilkens died a day later. there is clear evidence the zika virus causes birth defects. experts had been cautious aboi . he. a homeowner watches as thieves break into her home while she's away. how she managed to scare them off without being there. just months after brand-new store opened steps from city hall, a new wawa is coming to center city. we're tell you where else you can get that coffee fix. probably going to like what's in store for the weekend. i'll have details on that big warm-up. are you sick of harrisburg politicians
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like steve santarsiero, who will say or do anything to advance his career? he claims he wrote pennsylvania's gun safety law. but the truth is he didn't. there is no law requiring universal background checks for all gun purchases. his campaign even bragged that he passed 54 bills. in fact, 7 years in harrisburg, steve santarsiero has never passed a single bill into law. i'm shaughnessy naughton. i approve this message because i am not a career politician.
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in the last eight years, the fracking industry has spent over $40 million dollars on lobbying in pennsylvania. so it's no surprise that even though they've had over 4,000 violations, all they've ever gotten is just a slap on the wrist it's time for that change. i'm josh shapiro, and i'll hold the oil and gas companies criminally liable for poisoning our air and our drinking water. i'll be an attorney general who always works for you. democrat josh shapiro. he'll stand up for us. . you're about to watch two burglars get more than they bargained for. they broke into a home but ran away once the homeowner confronted them. >> the homeowner wasn't there at the time. nbc 10's tim furlong explains how it unfolded. >> reporter: why did these burglars decide to bolt before
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stealing too much stuff from this home tuesday? >> meet nest cam. >> reporter: a small home surveillance camera was watching them work. the homeowner's dogs were there when the guys broke in. they weren't a scary deterrent but the homeowner on her smartphone got an alert, she saw the guys and when you hear the audio drop out, pless solice sa that's when the homeowner was talking to the burglars. before scared away, the burglars were able to make off with a lock box, jewelry and documents. the homeowner got a good look. if you recognize, call new jersey state police. history was made today in delaware county. regina price, the first in eastern pennsylvania, price is only the second african-american
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woman to run a police department statewi statewide. >> in all, i think it's a good opportunity for me as a female to showcase my talent and paves a way for other females to know they can be chief. >> officials were impressed by the way price reached out to local residents before her job interview here. new at 6:00, another wawa coming coming to center city. there will be a new location 19th and market streets. months ago, recall, wawa opened a new store at broad and locust. the company's expected to reveal plans tomorrow during wawa day. 76ers are building something called the sixers innovation lab across the parking lot from the complainer training complex. starting friday, they begin accepting applications from start-up companies in the area. they'll choose five, and those
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companies will have access it the sixers marketing team and opportunity to pitch their ideas to large companies. 150 local seniors took part in a prepassover seder today. it held the special event for seniors from around the community. the seder is the traditional passover meal. le the holiday begins next friday at sundown. another rock 'n' roll icon will visit citizens back park. >> the man who sang back to the ussr. >> hold me, love me. >> sir paul mccartney added philadelphia stop to one-on-one tour. this time, sir paul will play citizens bank park. promoters aunnoed the news by unfurling that banner along the third base side of the ballpark.
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tickets on sale next friday april 22 at 10:00 a.m. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> great day for concert or baseball. on the chilly side. we have a couple of frosty nights. tonight isn't the last. more sunny days, though, too. and enin the warmer weather comes over the weekend. beautiful picture citizens bank park. nice and dry. not much wind either. 57 degrees. wind southeast at five miles an hour. and across the area, still in the 50s. 53 in west chester, lancaster, and 54 in wilmington. 49 degrees atlantic city. but it not going to drop that much right at the shore tonight. but inland, in south jersey, it's going to get chilly. they're going to have frost. we have gradual warming over the
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next nevertheless days. 58 today, 60, 62, 64. by sunday, 72. average high, 63. and then monday, it's going to be warmer. and for the phillies tonight, like i said, not much wind, not a factor in the game like it was over the last two home games. it's going to be chilly, though. and watch the temperature drop into the 40s, even low 40s, by the end of the game. so need to take a jacket if you're headed that way. this is the area, frost advisory, covers the same areas in pennsylvania as the freeze warning last night. and much of south jersey is included in this case as well. so, the temperatures, as it goes down, during the night tonight, may not get below freezing right at the instrument level but when it's calm, colder air can settle down to the ground and that's where the crops are and that's
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where your plants may be, that's why there's a frost advisory. and, during the afternoon tomorrow, stpzer temperatures struggling to get to near 60. still a cool air mass when you have sunshine and struggling at 60 this time of the year. for tonight, clear, cold, patchy frost. 40 for the low in philadelphia. 30 north and west. and also in the interior portions of south jersey. sunny, cool tomorrow. high near 60. but not much wind. then temperatures creeps up day and night. then jumps up on sunday to 72. up to 78 on monday. and then it starts to turn cooler. >> all right. are you ready to run? if you didn't win the lottery for the 2016 blue cross broad street run may 1st, you have one more chance to get in on the action. nbc 10 is giving two lucky winners their own bibs for the race. enter by going to, click on contest tab.
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deadline is april 17th. race day 18 days away. not a lot of time to train. nbc 10 will broadcast the race start to finish. john, are you running? >> no. running to washington for the flyers, getting ready for the playoff race. we'll hear from the flyers and former flyer jeremy roenick tells us why they may have an edge, next. this ii got to see my dad, die on national tv. they don't know what they took from us.
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people are dying. we need a president that's going to talk about it. i believe bernie sanders is a protestor. he's not scared to go up against the criminal justice system. he's not scared. that's why i'm for bernie. i'm bernie sanders and i approve this message.
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>> this is sportsdesk brought you by xfinity, x1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. i'm john clark. the flyers open the playoff series with the capitals in
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washington tomorrow 7:00. comcast sportsnet. caps are best team in the nhl, flyers have the lowest odds of any playoff time. used to seeing the capitals falter in playoffs but they seem be a different team. flyers finished 15-6-2 over the last 23. only the penguins were hotter in the nhl to end the season. >> excitement. i mean, it's new season. everyone's up to the same record. what you did coming up to here is in the past. it's good to make the playoffs but it's one thing to make it. we want to do some damage, too. >> it's the best part of the year. it's the reason you play hockey, to be in the playoffs and have that rush. it's going to be a good series. >> take a look today. one of the cap's best players oshie took a puck to the body.
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nhl playoffs start tonight. jeremy roenick will analyze the games. he tells phillies sports talk the flyers have somebody on their side. >> if flyers have anything they can take out of this playoff this year, let's do one for the owner. i think that would be a great way to start round one, especially against a team that everybody's expecting to win the stanley cup and the washington capitals. >> watch every game of the playoffs on the networks of nbc sport. jerry colangelo speaking since he stepped down as chairman of the sixers. his son took over. he recused himself from the process of hiring him. sam hinkie was not forced out. >> i like the sam hinkie. when i got meet him, he's a very intelligent guy, a lot of depth to him, he had a game plan. ownership wanted to have a change. the intent was for sam to stay, share responsibilities but he chose not too. >> 20 years ago, kobe bryant
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graduated from lower marion high school. tonight his last nba game. when he played his last game in philly december, he wore eagles green. today's mamba green. kobe says lower marion made him into who he is. we'll have that for you at 11:00 hopefully. narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden endorsed katie mcginty for us senate? because she's a "champion for working families." katie mcginty will take on the republicans and protect social security and medicare. and mcginty will work for equal pay for women - because families depend on it. for the april 26th democratic primary, president obama supports katie mcginty. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message, because it's your turn to get ahead.
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on this hump day, we're over the weather hump? >> yeah, certainly nothing compared to what we saw over the past weekend. i still can't believe it was snowing as i was flying back into philadelphia. and now, 60 degrees during day tomorrow. gradually up through saturday. then the jump, sunday, monday warm days getting into the 70s. it's not going to stay in the 70s next week but not going to be real cold. >> it's not going to snow. >> not going to snow. >> a lot of sun and a lot of phillies. for all of us, i'm jim
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rosenfield. news continues with nbc "nightly news" with lester holt. >> the founder of nanster and $250 million donation for cancer. breaking news tonight. a dangerously close encounter as russian fighter jets launch a simulated attack at a u.s. navy warship. high drama on high seas. the u.s. alarmed. trump at war with the republican party. what the front-runner is calling a disgrace as the head of the party says give us all a break. heated standoff as tens of thousands of verizon workers walk off the job. the impact for millions of customers. robert de niro vaccines and autism. the hollywood superstar and father of an autistic child says there is a link despite that claim being widely discredited. and a big move for a paralyzed man unable to use his arms and legs. now able to play video games, a medical breakthrough with the power to change lives.


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