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>> better. that's the goal. we've got a warming trend for you. the temperatures are coming down. it's another cold start. in fact, freeze warnings are up in new jersey and pennsylvania and you're more likely to see some areas of frost from maryland through delaware into pennsylvania and new jersey. so a cold start, but the temperatures are going to warm up significantly. we'll be in the 60s. warmer than yesterday. right now, below freezing in millville. most of the area is above freezing. trenton, wilmington, upper 30s. the 42 degrees is a starting point today. sunshine. bright sunshine. 10:00. 51 degrees. and 57 at 1:00, vai. 57 degrees with a little bit of a breeze out of the northeast. it will be warmer this afternoon. i'll show you what to expect neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. we'll see how traffic is moving. jessica boyington with first alert traf snook if you're heading toward the bristol bridge, you might not be moving
at all. again, in the process of that, we'll see some delays there probably for the next 15 minutes or so. no openings on the palmyra rah. the walt's okay and the ben's okay. the construction work out in philly has just clear. kelly drive between art museum circle and suddenly drive had flaggers out there directing traffic around the milling work they were doing on the roads. that's nice and clear. they'll be good to go. here's route 205. you can see all lanes moving along. southbound drive time, 42 on the freeway. it's only a 23-minute trip. no increase there. speeds way into the 60s. right now in philadelphia's port richmond neighborhood police are trying to find the person responsible for the deadly hit-and-run. katy zachry is outside. some key discoveries should be made within the next hour. tell us about that. >> that's right, tracy.
i just spoke with police. they say sometime after 6:00 a.m. police planned to search the suspect's vehicle. they do have it in their possession and they also hope to get a search warrant to search the suspect's home. now, overnight police say they found the suspect's suv with new york plates found on kensington. they haven't found the driver yet but they have a good idea who it is. according to witnesses the driver of the suv crashed into a man. the driver dragged his body several blocks to his death. >> after striking someone on a motorcycle and dragging that body 200 feet. we're certain that the driver of the striking vehicle realized what he did. >> reporter: and coming up in the next hour i'm working on a story with the police on one thing the driver could have drn
that would have drastically changed the outcome. reporting live, katy zachry, nr c 10 news. >> thank you. meanwhile an atlantic county grandmother how she was hit by a stray bullet that nearly hit her grandson as well. it hit her foot while they were lying on her living room sofa yesterday in pleasantville. yesterday a witness said he saw someone shooting at a car outside her home. she talked to us about her close call. >> i was stalying down. >> so far police have made no arrests. philadelphia gets a financial beast to keep nonviolent criminals out of jail and to move others already behind bars seatback boo the community more quickly. the city won a grant. the money will fund the plan to
cut the prison population over the next three years. right now over 7,000 people are inscars rated in philadelphia. some of the money will be used for programs targeting those issues. >> really union leaders blame the deadly amtrak death this month in what they call a perfect storm of corporate charges. union officials sent a letter to amtrak says workers don't get proper training and they call for changie ins in the way amtr reports its incidents. transportation officials continue to investigate the april 2nd trash in which the train hit a backhoe killing an equipment operator and also an equipment supervisor. it's that time of year again. the flyers back in the nhl playoffs for the 18th time in 21 years. >> tonight the phillies are in washington, d.c., for game
against the capitals. nbc 10's matt delucia is there. the first game since the passing of ed snider. this is an important one. >> reporter: it is tracy and vai. the team say they're now playing in ed snider's honor. take a look at this. >> a moment of silence, please, for mr. snider. >> reporter: several teams have held a moment of silence for ed snider. ed snider died monday at the age of 83. the team has been through a rough week obviously mourning the loss of their owner but they have gone on. they're ready to win. they clear for a spot saturday against the penguins. they almost didn't make it. now a new beginning if you will. >> the excitement. it's a new season. i mean everyone's got the same record now. what you did coming up to here is all in the past.
>> it's the best part of the year to be in the playoffs and have that rush. it's -- it's going to be a pretty good series. >> reporter: and now the fliers are playing in the nation's capital but that doesn't mean the sports complex will stay quiet. there's launch party right here at "xfinity live!." giveaways and a chance to watch on the giant screen. the flyers will be back in town monday night for game three. live in philadelphia, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> snider died on monday. the memorial is scheduled for next thursday at the wells fargo center at 1:00. you know what today is? wawa day. >> i did not know, but now i do thanks you do. >> i call it turkey bowl day. the leaders with wawa are expected to anoup nouns plans iffer a new center city location. plans are in the work for a store at 19th and walnut
streets. they'll make the announcement and show off the artist renderings. they'll also announce a major donation for no more fire deaths and you get a free cup of coffee. dwlou like that? >> i like that. i love wawa coffee. >> wawa day celebrates the day the convenience store first opened back on april 16th, 1964, even though today's the 14th. 37 minutes after 5:00. 39 in philadelphia. we'll see a pretty good warmup. into the 60s. we're run 3g 3 degrees warmer than yesterday. the humidity is higher in millville and dover and pottstown and with temperatures colder in the suburbs, this is where you're more likely as a result to see frost this morning. frost advisories are in place.
but with sun the frost will disappear even faster than what we saw yesterday. a few clouds high in the north and just like yesterday we'll clear out and see sunny skies which means we're clear for a pretty good warmup. 60s for allentown, reading, and quakertown. nothing but sunshine for mt. holly, norristown and trenton and a colder day at the shore by about 10 degrees. 55 in cape may and atlantic city. while it warms to 61 in vineland. wilmington, west chester all in the 60s this afternoon. warmer weather to come. wait till you see the warmup that happens over the weekend. i've got the seven-day forecast coming up when i come back in ten minutes. >> all right. thank you, bill. time to get a connect on traffic and a look at the schuylkill. >> it gets busy about this time, but let's find out what it looks like. jessica? >> we're seeing cars on the road but nothing that's backing anybody up too much. if you have to get on the schuylkill, go now. right around girard avenue, no
problem. we have this. speeds in the 60s and still a 13-minute trip there. headed westbound looks good also. and in philadelphia, some construction. that lane is closed between park lane drive and henry avenue. that's ongoing work and that will be active until september all throughout the summer. plan trips around that especially if you're heading out the door. watch 95. those off ramps are still closed. 95 southbound. these will long-term construction problems that most people know about. if you're new to 95 you might run past the scene. here's 95 to the vine. still a 13-minute trip. that's where we normally see some jams first but not yet. also in the process thoof opening on the burlington bristol, that was scheduled. still seeing small delays there.
we'll have updates for you on the scenes an more when i come back. vai. >> 43 degrees in philadelphia. decision 2016 is heating up ahead of a critical primary in new york. we'll tell you what hillary clinton is focusing on and the big endorsement bernie sanders has just picked up. plus we're learning new details on the death of the former nfl star will smith. hear the controversy now surrounding the night of the shooting. are you sick of harrisburg politicians
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.
5:43. the democratic candidates will face off tonight in brooklyn. >> yes. both hillary clinton and bernie sanders are campaigning in new york. clinton held a rally at a community center in the bronx last night. she holds a double-digit lead over sanders in new york polls but instead of taking on her democratic rival, clinton focused instead of republican rivals donald trump and ted cruz. sanders didn't return the favor. in front of 20,000 supporters in manhattan he attacked hillary clinton's support of super pacs and the iraq war. now let's turn to the republican
side. >> protesters exchanged words with supporters outside of a donald trump rally in pittsburgh yesterday. riot police dispersed the crowd. at one point they mentioned late penn state football coach joe a paternpa ter paterno. listen to this. >> how about joe paterno? are we going bring that back? how about that whole deal? >> many were confuse birthday e that comment. they were talk about efforts to bring back the paterno statue. as you know, it was removed from outside the beaver stadium after the sandusky scandal. the prosecutor will not prosecute lewandowski from
battery. he's accused of pulling a reporter way from trump during march. she may still pursue a defamation suit. this was pacific northwested on facebook. you see the man being drag oddtown ground? he was reportedly seen hitting a car without stopping in north philadelphia on sunday. the aggressor said he saw the hit-and-run and tried to stop the driver. we showed the video to other drivers. >> i might have been in the same situation and probably doing the same thing. >> i didn't see him kind of badger him and harming him in any way. think that he was just trying to contain him. >> when officers arrived, they broke up the fight. no one was hurt in the hit-and-run or the fight. so far police have not charged anyone. it's 5:4r5. history was placed in delaware county. >> would you place one hand on the bible and raise your other
hand. >> please the new darby police chief. she's one of the first in the state to asuchl that position. >> i'm more concern thad they look at my experience, my training, what i'm bringing to table. that way i can share it with the darby township and take it to where it is now to a much greater police department. >> she comes with a 29-career with a police department from florida. the families of victims killed in the germanwings air crash are suing. school officials have not commented. in march of last year the pilot locked the germanwings captain out of the cockpit and then set the plane on a collision kourgs into a mountain. that crash killed all 150 people
on board. emily selke and her mother evonne died in that crash. em will i was a music industry major who graduated from drexel university in 2013. evonne graduated from springfield high school in delaware county in 1975. the 2016 boston marathon happens on monday. parents put down the starting line yesterday. police are ramping up security and police are asking anyone to be on the lookout for anything suspicious. >> if you see something, say something. don't let anything go unreported. particularly the boston police department. if you see something, let them know. >> the mayor wants everyone to be individual lentz so that nothing happens like what happened in 2013 when two pressure cooker bombs went off killing three and injured hundreds. the zika virus can cause
babies to be born with an northernly small heads along with other birth defects. there's recent studies that come to that conclusion. the zika virus can be spread through a certain kind of mosquito and through sexual contact and blood transfusions some of far scientists have found the type of mosquito that cancare zika in 30 states and farther north than first thought and that includes parts of pennsylvania and all of new jersey and all of delaware. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather with bill henley. a live view from the nbc 10 studios. looks beautiful, doesn't it? the temperatures are still falling especially when the winds are so light and most of the areas are seeing calm conditions. philadelphia international is one of those spots. at the shore, this is the view from ocean city. if you're hitting the pier to do
fishing today, it's going to be chilly. temperatures in the 50s. this morning, look at the cold. this is where you're likely to see some frost and into new jersey as well. even parts of cape may county. 34 degrees. that's cold enough for frost to form and the humidity is running higher in woodbine and cape may courthouse at or below freezing for those locations. it will warm into the 50s but right now atlantic city is 46, it's a little inland. sunshine in the 60s. completely dry. the radar will have no opportunity today. sunny skies. 60 this afternoon with a little bit of a breeze eight to 12 miles. 66 the high temp and look at the warming trend.
brilliant sunshine. monday, 78 degrees. beautiful sunshine through the day. partly sunny on tuesday. a little bit cooler. 64 on wednesday with sunny skies. 's after a morning low of 45. >> all right, bill. thanks. ten minutes before 6:00. let's get to work on this thursday. >> hi, jessica. >> hi, vai, hi, tracy, good morning, everyone. we're watching a lot of construction. this one is an ongoing construction project in delaware. the ramp to 295 southbound, that's still closed and we're seeing a little bit of delay because of that. 295 to 495 heading over to camden, new jersey. a little bit later on in our morning commute you can see some cars heading out the door. not a lot of backups but definitely cars making their way
out there. we're still watching the bridges in that process of seeing some delay from that scheduled opening. on the way back down it was scheduled to 525. no problems on the walt, the ben, a tnld rest. >> 43 degrees right now. nine minutes before 6:00. back in the skies, this hawk can fly free thanks to a pennsylvania group. we'll show you what happened to it and how they were able to save the bird. narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden
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hayes. attorneys responded that investigators searching smith's suv found a loaded 9 millimeter pistol inside. he was licensed to carry the weapon and it never left the car. they say that story and the narrative from police don't match up. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington watching your roads and your first alert traffic. we're watching 38 at haddonfield road. the roads are dry. we're starting to see some volume in places. i'll tell you where when i come back at 6:00. and sir paul mccartney is coming back to philadelphia. we're taking a look at citizen's bank park where mr. mccartney will hold a concert this summer. yesterday we lernd philadelphia will be one of the stops on his one on one tour. last summer he played a sold out
show at the wells fargo senn temp here's how they made the announcement. look at that. displays a banner. tickets will go on sale to the general public next friday, april 22 pd. a wounded red-tailed hawk in central pennsylvania is now back in its natural habitat. >> take a look at this. the bird flew around for more than a month with that arrow sticking through its chest. yesterday the hawk was leased back into the wild. they caught up with it. a small crowd gathered to watch the small hawk being rye leased. >> this is something that really tugs at the heart strings of people, especially nature lovers. >> thatvets nicknamed the hawk
titani titanium. >> very cool. it's the 17th year for the convenient. this is video from a previous ceremony. the police communications bureau will recognize the dispatchers who they say demonstrated exceptional service over the past year. some earned blue ribts for going above and beyond the call of duty. they're being recognized as officers of the month. >> three minutes before 6:00. >> the last thing that needs to happen before it becomes law, plus what kinds of medical marijuana will be allowed and what kinds won't. plus a south jersey woman sees two strange guys inside her home on security video while she's not there. what she did that scared them off.
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with the swoop of the governor's pen, certain marijuana will be legal in pennsylvania. kobe bryant gives his fan as final game they'll never forget. and a frosty morning for some waking up in the philadelphia suburbs. here's a live look from ocean city. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. thursday or as you like to call it. >> friday eve. >> let's bring in bill henley with the forecast for friday eve. >> i think you'll like it. temperatures are cold. part of the reason, the winds have calmed down. skies are clear. the humid is running higher which means the colder areas, you're likely to see some fros