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>> we have broken it down neighborhood-by-neighborhood with not just one seven day at the bottom of the screen scrolling each time on the air but one for each of our own zones. philadelphia, pennsylvania suburbs, south jersey, lehigh valley and delaware. a chilly start like yesterday. 41 degrees in philadelphia. we'll see temperatures climb during the day into the 60s this afternoon. south jersey, 62 degrees. right at the shore a bit cooler today. it's in the 60s in south jersey at the shore, 55 degrees in the lehigh valley 66 degrees. warmer temperatures to come over the weekend. detailed look at the weekend and beyond when i'm back in ten minutes. jessica boyington is watching your first alert traffic. >> watching route 202 right now around route 29. not a lot of cars on the road. from route 29 to the schuylkill
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expressway, a seven-minute trip. speeds into the 60s. this is what the roadways look like now. about 45 minutes before we see increased volume on the schuylkill and 95. in conshohocken, a vehicle fire on 6th avenue and maple street. another accident on skippack pike at wales road. route 373 around evesham road, nothing going on. everybody moving niceliment more updates when i come back in the next ten minutes. a rough start for the flyers on their quest for the stanley cup. the black and orange are shut out in the playoffs for the first time in five years. matt delucia has more from the wells fargo center. hi, matt. >> reporter: tough game to watch indeed. but you know what? what we need now is a pep rally. that will happen later today at
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noon over in bala cynwyd at 1 bala plaza. something to get the flyers pumped and ready to go for game two tomorrow. let's talk about the game last night. the pregame in d.c. featured a video tribute to ed snider who died monday morning. the flyers wore his initials on their jerseys. fans at the official flyers watch party they appreciated that moment here at xfinity live but also experienced a lot of frustration during that game. they lost 2-0 and lost a player for the rest of the series. sean couturier was hit by alex ovechkin in the second period. one fan told us he permanently colored his beard orange for the playoffs hoping the orange and black will come back to win this series. a lot of hope. >> i'm not worried about it. they can take them out and we can move forward. >> reporter: not worried about it. a lot of people at that watch
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party looking ahead at the game two tomorrow against the capitals. more importantly game three when the series comes to philly. hopefully by that time the series will be all tied up and we'll be well on our way to moving on. for now live in south philadelphia, i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thanks. today the bill cosby case has another hearing in philadelphia federal court. the judge will consider a request by andrea constan, the former temple employee who accuses cosby of sexually assaulting her more than a decade ago. she wants the secrecy clause in her 2006 settlement with cosby lifted. each side says the other violated that pact. it's been almost two years since a mother and her three young children were killed by carjackers who ran them over at a fruit stand in north philadelphia.
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yesterday a judge sentenced one of those carjackers, jonathan rosa, to 45 to 90 years in prison. kisha williams and her children were selling fruit to raise money for a playground when rosa and cornelius crawford careened into them. the men pleaded guilty and admitted to taking turns sexually assaulting a realtor and joyriding after they carjacked that realtor not far away. rosa's attorney read us a letter from her mother. >> my desire is for everyone to find peace and for your broken hearts to be healed. >> i forgive them. >> you forgive mr. crawford and mr. rosa? >> yes. i forgive them. >> how do you find that in your heart to forgive? >> it was hard. i prayed a lot. >> rosa's co-defendant, cornelius crawford, was sentenced to 50 to 100 years in prison in march. philadelphia police arrested a man in connection with a deadly hit and run in port richmond. yesterday, as you see there, police took that suspect out of
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a home in handcuffs. on wednesday night police say the suv that man was driving hit and killed thomas dunbar while he was riding a motor scooter at the intersection of lehigh and aramingo avenues. police found the vehicle a short time later and yesterday made the arrest. in the atlantic city financial crisis, legislation to help the shore town has advanced to the state assembly. yesterday lawmakers approved a measure that gives the city up to two years before a full state takeover. in exchange the city's government has to reach certain financial benchmarks. the bill differs from the one the senate passed and that governor chris christie supports. 5:35. decision 2016, last night's new york debate between democratic white house candidates will likely do little to end their feud on issues and policies. hillary clinton and bernie sanders went toe to toe in brooklyn last night just five days before the new york primary. clinton challenged sanders on gun control and his support for
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president obama. sanders took issue with the front-runner on campaign finance and middle east policy. the vermont senator did not hesitate when asked a question about clinton's stance on criminal justice reform when she was first lady. >> you called out president clinton for defending secretary clinton's use of the term super predator back in the '90s when she supported the crime bill. why did you call her out? >> it's a racist term and everybody knew it was a racist term. >> we recognized that we have a set of problems and that is why i have been promoting for my entire adult life, i think, the idea of investing early in kids. >> today clinton will be fund-raising in california while sanders is in rome for a vatican conference on social policy. a republican gala fund-raiser in new york last night drew protests. police made at least a dozen arrests outside a hotel where all three gop candidates were
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courting donors. polls show that donald trump is well ahead of his rivals in new york. it is your neighborhood-by-neighborhood weather. we have broken down the forecast. it's much more detailed now. your day in philadelphia starting out at 41 degrees. that's a live view from the loews hotel. it's a fview that will see lots of sunshine today. temperatures up to 61 by 1:00. it's not just philadelphia. we have the pennsylvania suburbs, the lehigh valley, south jersey and the jersey shore. the jersey shore is going to be running cooler today. easterly wins coming off the cooler ocean. ocean water temperatures around 50 degrees. that will lead to a warmup. just low 50s by 1:00 this afternoon. at 5:00, 55 degrees. you don't have to go far to find some warmer temperatures. south jersey, for example, look
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at that. 60 degrees by 1:00 this afternoon. into the middle 60s at 5:00 today. how about delaware? we have a beautiful day ahead. 39 degrees right now in delaware. 50 degrease by 9:00. 61 degrees by 1:00 this afternoon. not just south jersey and delaware. the pennsylvania suburbs, we'll see that nice warmup. cooler, some areas of frost to start with. 36 degrees, up to 47 at 9:00. near 60 degrees by 1:00. by 3:00 in the 60s. the lehigh valley will see a warmup, too. 38 degrees right now. not quite as cold in the lehigh valley. look at those temperatures take off. 60 degrees by 1:00. middle 60s by 5:00. the lehigh valley is in for a warmup over the next five days. there's the five-day forecast for the lehigh valley. 65 degrees today. 60s again tomorrow. it's into the 70s for sunday and monday. a little bit cooler on tuesday.
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as far as philadelphia is concerned, look at that warmup over the weekend. 72 degrees sunday. 80 degrees is what we're shooting for on monday. tuesday afternoon, yes, a little bit cooler, but that will not be the end of the cool. as you can see by the seven-day, we're in for another warmup. i'll look past the seven-day with the exclusive ten-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. >> bill, thank you. you cannot argue with that weather. that's awesome. >> i'm not. >> you would be a fool to argue with that. >> very nice. no, we're no fools. we don't want you to be fools either. checking in on route 42. seeing what the commute is like. hi, jessica. >> good morning, everyone. heading out the door on the 42 freeway over in new jersey, just fine. here's route 42 right around route 41. this is over in deptford. so the northbound lanes here not starting to increase yet in those drive times. we're at a time that's light right now. northbound from 55 to the walt whitman bridge, that's a five
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mile stretch. average speeds in the 60s. in philadelphia, watching work crews out there for milling work. kelly drive between art museum circle and sedgley drive. here is the boulevard around roberts avenue no backups northbound or southbound. headed southbound to the schuylkill expressway from the boulevard you're okay. we're still just ahead of the time where we start to see some big delays southbound from the schuylkill to 95 is a 14-minute trip. speeds way up there into the 60s. maybe we need to slow down on the blue route. more updates when i come back. 41 degrees in bala cynwyd. not so fast. medical marijuana will soon become legal in pennsylvania, but hear why patients could wait a lot longer before having access to it. and we're following a developing story overseas where an earthquake struck parts of
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japan. see what damage looks like there this morning.
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this ii got to see my dad, die on national tv. they don't know what they took from us. 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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. 5:43 this friday morning. in japan today, at least nine people are dead following an earthquake there. hundreds more are hurt. residents are bracing for
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aftershocks. experts say they could occur over the next week. two days from now medical marijuana will become law in pennsylvania when governor tom wolf signs the bill it will not take effect until 30 days later. and patients will have to wait longer to access medical marijuana? what's next for patients? over the next six months the department of health will come up with temporary regulations. the department will set up a process for patients to apply for i.d. cards, for doctors to register and for businesses to apply for dispensary licenses. the regulations will become permanent two years after the law takes effect. the dispensaries have to be up and running for patients to get their prescriptions filled and that will most likely happen one to two years from now. philadelphia's district attorney calls them one of the most violent gangs in the city and now every member is in jail. police arrested 15 members of the 10th and thompson gang also known address tnt out of north
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philadelphia. the gang had a turf war with a rival gang in 2014, and that led to shootings and one homicide. the tnt gang identified itself through social media postings, tattoos and clothing. members included a father/son duo. police seized about a dozen illegal guns during the arrests. april is autism awareness month. >> autism is a disorder that affects so many families no matter your race, ethnicity or socioeconomic status. 15-year-old julian green attends speech therapy at lasalle university. he was diagnosed with autism as a toddler. his elementary school supported his xwroet. that growth. three you a autism classrooms were started and a fourth expected next year. >> don't allow people to tell
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you what your child can and cannot do. you're the best advocate for your child. >> the greens are very strong autism advocates, not just for julian but for others like him. >> it's about 5:45 on your friday. let's check nbc 10's first alert neighborhood weather. it's a forecast you won't find anywhere else. >> bill henley, i drive from mt. laurel, by the time i get to maple shade, if it's cloudy in mt. laurel, it's clear in maple shade. this is specific to where you live the. >> you don't have go far to see a variation in the weather. that's why we have broken it down to different regions and neighborhoods. at the bottom of your screen, your seven-day forecast. not just for philadelphia, there's the pennsylvania suburbs, lehigh valley, south jersey and jersey shore. this morning some of the coldest temperatures are in south jersey. it's 32 degrees now. there are a couple spots that are running colder. piney hollow, 31.
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31 in pemberton. princeton now at 29 degrees. that's a starting point. we'll see a good warmup after a frosty start this morning with temperatures in the 30s. we'll see sunny skies, like yesterday, only a bit warmer this afternoon. a quick warmup into the 60s today. the sign of it comes tonight. won't be quite as cold. even though skies will be clear. temperatures for philadelphia will drop down to the 40s. look what we're in for today. your neighborhood forecast, somerton, 65 this afternoon. in the pennsylvania suburbs, phoenixville, 63. easton at 66 from the lehigh valley. for delaware and south jersey, wilmington a high temperature of 64. beautiful sunshine through the day. at the shore, atlantic city, linwood a bit cooler thanks to that easterly wind. go inland, not far you're back in the 60s. the weekend, warming over the weekend. nice, sunny and mild for most of the area today.
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you can see the 50s at the shore. the roast of the area will be in the 60s. then into the 70s for most locations on sunday. the exception is the jersey shore with those cooler winds coming off the ocean, 62 degrees. the warming continues even at the shore. we'll be warmer on monday. look at monday afternoon, 80 degrees in philadelphia. south jersey and delaware could hit the 80 degree mark as well. and that's not the end of the warmth. the seven-day at the bottom of the screen. this is your exclusive ten-day forecast, which looks beyond this weekend and into next weekend. tomorrow, 65. 72 on sunday. there's the 80 on monday. yes, it's cooler on tuesday. but look at temperatures coming right back up on thursday. nothing but sunshine until we get to friday of next week. there's a possibility we'll see showers. even after those showers or the threat of those showers clears, temperatures will be mild next weekend if you're making plans. 75 degrees on saturday.
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72 on sunday. that's the ten-day, don't forget the seven-day at the bottom of your screen. >> we have gone from seven-day to ten-day in weather. why can't we get a ten-day on traffic? i guess that can't happen. >> i don't know. we'll put in the order, right, jessica boyington? i don't know how you can deliver. >> i could do that. i could tape everything and be off for two weeks at a time that would be perfect. >> here's the schuylkill expressway right now around the conshohocken curve. no problems in either direction. we are seeing more cars westbound towards the king of pressure area, from the vine street expressway, still a 12-minute trip. speeds into the 60s. we have not seen that big punch of rush hour traffic yet. in conshohocken watching that vehicle fire, 6th avenue and maple street. traffic getting through that area. in philadelphia, construction, walnut lane closed between park lane drive and henry avenue.
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that's until september. something you want to plan into your morning commute. in berlin, new jersey, still doing okay. this is the white horse pike around berlin cross keys road. no problems through the intersection. roads are dry. mass transit running on time. ten minutes before 6:00, 41 degrees right now. all the way from the majors to the local ball fields. hear how our region plans to remember jackie robinson today. and we're two weeks away from an effort designed to help communities throughout our country. april 30th marks comcast cares day. last year more than 100,000 volunteers including many of us here at nbc 10 rolled up our sleeves and helped out. comcast the parent company of nbc 10. narrator: why have president obama and vice president biden
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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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like steve santarsiero, harrisburg politicians 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.
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i'm shaughnessy naughton. i approve this message because i am not a career politician. good morning. it's jessica boyington with a check on your first alert traffic. right now watching the blue route. this is around germantown pike on that on-ramp there.
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no problems or delays yet on the blue route. this is what most of the majors look like. seeing some cars out there but not many delays. we'll keep you updated. i'll be back at 6:00 with more updates on the roads. the philadelphia antiques and art show begins today at navy yard. more than 50 dealers and galleries will show off furniture, jewelry and books. the show runs through sunday. also happening beginning today, this afternoon the school district of philadelphia will make prom dreams come true for a lot of students. juniors and seniors can get their promwear during the red carpet glam event. they can choose between donated dresses, shoes and accessories. president obama sounded the horn yesterday at the white house. that's where he and vice president joe biden welcomed cyclists who are participating
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in the wounded warrior project's soldier ride. this year's event included 40 active duty and veterans. >> it is hard to believe the phillies are 5 for 5 today and are hot. yesterday it was all about vince velasquez. >> that's right. the rookie pitcher made his first start at citizens bank park and he made it count. velasquez struck out 16 padres on the way to a complete game shutout. it's the most strikeouts by a phillie since cliff lee five years ago. he has the most strikeouts by a phillie in the first two starts with 25. phils win 3-0. first pitch against the nats tonight at 7:05. >> velasquez used 113 pitches to do it. amazing. today marks the anniversary of a victory in the civil rights movement. >> on april 15, 1947, baseball great jackie robinson broke the color barrier and played for the
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brooklyn dodgers. today people in philadelphia will come together to honor robinson's legacy. the annual jackie robinson day ceremony takes place this afternoon at the philadelphia stars negro league memorial park. though robinson was not from philadelphia, organizers say the mission is to remember his legacy and educate kids today. 900 am w.u.r.d. is one of those organizers. >> that's why this event is so important to our community. why we are here, we'll be broadcasting live so we can amplify the message not only to the people on site today but also to the community that we reach here in the philadelphia region and beyond. >> today's event is free and open to the public. a live look at citizens bank park. sun just coming up. the phillies are one of the many sponsors of the jackie robinson celebration day.
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the team is donating tickets for local kids to attend the game. tonight fans will take part in a jackie robinson salute. an employee at a chester county chick-fil-a received a special surprise. >> yes, he did. nbc 10 was there as a group of mothers gave him an unexpected gift. george holston has worked at the chick-fil-a in downingtown for eight years. those who know him say he greets everyone with a smile. recently jennifer fisher realized that george was wearing a worn-out medical boot. he has diabetes and couldn't afford the $200 shoe she needs. she wanted do something so turned to other moms on facebook for help. >> the money started pouring in. lots of compliments about george, how much he made an impact on peoples lives. it was overflowing. so we ended up raising $1800 for him. >> today i'm just overwhelmed today.
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i'm thankful from the bottom of my heart. >> $1800. more than enough for george to buy his new shoe and a future one if he needs it. >> reminds me of the phrase the hands that rocks the cradle rules the world. you're a young ma'am so you appreciate that. have you checked your calendar today, not only is it jackie robinson day, but april 15th is usually tax day. >> you can take a deep breath. we'll explain why you have a couple days extra to file your taxes. >> and how this chimp got out of the zoo and then how he got back home.
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