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overdoses. a local grocery store provides easier access to a controversial overdose drug and some say it enables addicts. >> we don't save the lives, we can't get them to recovery. that's the most important thing right now. >> today, a supermarket chain in the area committed to keeping it stocked in all pennsylvania pharmacies, making it available right away. good evening, i'm keith jones. >> it's narcan, reversing the effects of overdose. >> we understand this version of the drug is different than what the first responders carry? >> that's right, keith, theirs have to be assembled this does not have to be put together. use it right out of the box. it is just one way that this is becoming more easily accessle. it's a nasal spray some police
and other first responders carry. now it's getting easier to stock in your medicine cabinet. acme stores in pennsylvania keep it on hand, and you won't need a prescription. >> crossed my mind. >> reporter: she watched her brother struggle with addiction. >> used anything he would get hands on, but always eventually went back to heroin. >> reporter: she knows this saved him twice, access to it becoming easier, though, she worries. >> i know that it's a great idea, but i don't want people to think they can just go out there and be narcaned and saved and go out and do it again. >> reporter: leading the philadelphia chapter of young people in recovery. >> this is a life saving drug. >> reporter: he applauds wide access. >> any time people feel empowered to help somebody get through that moment and on to their journey of recovery is something that people are not only looking for, but they really, really deserve.
>> reporter: both stress treatment after that potential life saving spray. >> the worst thing that i feel i went through was just not being able to save him. >> reporter: and in addition to that longer term treatment, one thing authorities are stressing is the need for medical attention, even if you do have narcan on hand, call 911, get an ambulance there. your loved one will need to be checked out. nbc 10 news. to the weather now, last night's heavy rains gave way to a little driszle today, but as you can see, the umbrellas were out in university city. a live look at blue rock's stadium in wilmington. the blue rocks set to take on the keys. first pitch at 6:35. that soggy stretch continues. >> unfortunately. nbc 10 first alert meteorologist
has what to expect tonight. when is the break? >> with sun, not until the weekend. the rest of the week, we have clouds in the forecast. we have cool temperatures in the forecast. we have rain before the week is over. with our new neighborhood weather, don't forget the seven day forecast, no matter where you live, it's scrolling at the bottom of the screen. we update that every singling day for you. a live look out center city, overcast skies, and still sprinkles here and there with light drizzle or just some misty conditions out there. 58 degrees is the temperature in philadelphia, cool, kind of dreary outside too. and most of our neighborhoods study 50s, 56 in the lehigh valley now and cloudy. 54 in the pennsylvania suburbs, or most of the suburbs. here's a closer look at the neighborhood weather in our pennsylvania suburbs, 56 degrees, west bradford township at 55, 58 degrees in westchester, 57 in phoenixville,
and 55 in warrington. radar, though, aside from the cloud cover, we are mostly dry. it's just going to be cloudy tonight. storms in the washington area, sliding offshore, not really affecting us. if anything, delaware sees that later. tonight, in philadelphia, 10:00 p.m. mid-50s, early rain tomorrow morning, especially if you are in the lehigh valley by 6:00 a.m. coming up, the rest of the area in the morning commute and more rain chances. that's coming up. >> new information about an officer involved shooting of a man in a wheelchair last year. nbc 10 learned wilmington police wrapped up their investigation into the matter. police kill jeremy mcdole in his wheelchair last september. they were called to the scene for reports of a man firing a gun. at the time, police said he reached into his waistband, and
new court documents show the city believes the officers were justified. investigators say he had a revolver on him and residue indicates he fired the gun before police arrived. the attorney general's office is still investigating. >> skyforce10 live over breaking news in north philadelphia, an accident involving police there. there's the scene. 25th and diamond. working to see if anyone is hurt. we have a crew heading there now. the vehicles collided in the middle of the intersection which is blocked off there. as soon as we learn anything new about this, though, we'll let you know. meantime, happening, the search for an escaped inmate in camden county entered the 11th hour. the inmate escaped from a minimum security prison weeks before he was due for parole. he was held at ancora psych
yacht trick hospital, but he was missing when they did a head count at 6:00 this morning. nbc 10's south jersey reporter is following the story all day. where is the search focused tonight? >> reporter: well, keith, teams of corrections officers and local police have been racing up and down the rural roads all day, and we have tried our best to keep up with them. they have scoured several square miles in and around ancora hospital checking barns and summer cabins, but so far, no sign of him. he's 5'9", 180 pounds, a goatee and tattoo under the left eye. new jersey's department of corrections says a prisoner bed check at 6:00 this morning alerted officers that author had escaped. >> very scary. i came down, locked the doors, put the alarm on, you know, looking out every window. >> reporter: neighbors who live here and nearby, all towns within a mile or two radius of
the facility are concerned, watching officers, with a rifle and k-9 teams canvas the summer camp log cabins and other wooded areas all day long. >> keep your eyes out, lock your doors, yeah. >> reporter: he knows the drill. it's not the first time. six months ago, this inmate escaped the same unit, a minimum security facility. he was captured the same day in philadelphia. >> a couple escaped. i have not really worried about it too much depending on what -- how dangerous they are. >> reporter: this mom hopes new jersey's department of corrections works to tighten up in and around ancora. >> residents deserve that. we pay high taxes, and we're not getting security we zerve deser family, hoempmeowners, and taxpayers. there's so many woods here. i hope they catch him quick because i don't want to go to bed tonight knowing if my door
will be busted down. >> reporter: and he began incarceration here fall on burglary, drugs, and aggravated assault charges. he had 19 days left before being paroled. once caught, it could now add up to five years to his prison sentence. live nbc 10 news. >> thank you. elsewhere, a u.s. navy seal is dead, killed by enemy fire in iraq. u.s. defense secretary, ash carter, says the killing was in the neighborhood of erbil in combat fighting with isis. >> shows we have a serious fight that we have to wage in iraq. there are american service members involved. >> a u.s. military official said the american was killed while advising kurdish troops as isis forces made their way through the line. voters in indiana at the
polls today as they hold the presidential primary. there are 83 delegates up for grabs on the democratic side and 57 delegates for the republicans. indiana's primary is open, which means independent voters can vote democratic or republican. a donald trump win today would not mean he clenches the republican nomination, but it would make the path easier. his chief rival, senator ted cruz, campaigned in a barbecue joint serving up a verbal attack in response to trump promoting a tabloid story linking cruz's father to lee harvey oswald. >> this man is a pathological liar. he doesn't know the difference between truth and lies. he lies practically every word that comes out of his mouth. he hit a pattern straight out of a psychology textbook. >> the trump campaigns the
outburst proves he doesn't have the temperament to be president. meanwhile, trump opened a new headquarters in middlesex county and did not attend the opening, and those who did got a free trump t-shirt. new jersey's primary is june 7. hillary clinton addressed the drug overdose epic in the u.s. during a discussion in west virginia today. overdose is personally to the clintons. they lost five close family and friends including a law student who was the presidential candidates intern when she was secretary of state. the key, clinton says, is treatment and recovery, not incarceration. today, bernie sanders sat down for breakfast with a labor leader in indianapolis. walking into the restaurant, sanders said he was not worried about the rain keeping voters away from the polls. sanders talked about trade and said he's the best candidate to reform trade policies. when some students at a
local university receive diplomas this month, there could be a distraction in the audience. this is live look at the university of pennsylvania and university city. on may 15, graduates of the school's arts and sciences program will take the field. well, donald trump plans to attend. trump's daughter is graduating, and also vice president joe biden will be there. he has a granddaughter receiving her diploma. in just a matter of hours, the campaign may be all but over for some presidential candidates later tonight. trump looking to make his path to the republican nomination unstoppable. inside on the chances it happens by night's end next. search and rescue. watch as firefighters uncover four tiny victims from a burning home. then there's this. welcome to the big time. the coveted spot you'll see the eagles' newest quarterback, cars carson wentz.
operation. all eyes on indiana as voters choose who they want the democratic and republican nominees for president. as we said moments ago, the gop attacks are getting increasingly personal. >> donald trump is such a narcissist that barak obama goes, dude, what's your problem? he's a -- morality does not exist for him. >> for more, a gop attorney. jim, good to see you hear. you heard the comments from cruz there. are you surprised it's getting worse today? >> it is getting nasty because the end is year. cruz is acting like a child who is about to lose his red fire truck, than that truck is the red state of indiana he outspent trump six to one, and all to show for it at this point is a double digit down in the polls. it's not looking good for him
going forward. >> jim, you'd expect p cruz would be favored in indiana, conservative, christian state, but trump is surging there. is the race over if trump wins? >> absolutely right about it being a state that cruz should win. endorsed by the conservative governor, mike pence, and a very conservative christian state. that said, should he lose indiana, his -- they have to do some soul searching in the cruz camp to determine whether to go forward or not. >> a good transition there, moving forward, to today's numbers mean anything for voters in new jersey? will those votes be important in the delegate count if trump wins? >> look, i believe indiana is relevant regardless unless cruz gets out of the race or trump crushes it in california. that being said, it's chris christie's home state, he'll do a great job for the candidate and turning out big numbers. >> all right, jim, thanks so much for talking with us. >> thanks for having me on.
>> for complete coverage including the latest delegate counts and upcoming primaries and caucuses, tap the nbc 10 app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist sheenaparvine. >> we have cool light rain and drizzle throughout the day today, and this type of weather pattern is going to stick around throughout the rest of the week. for now, cloudy, cool, overcast skies in philadelphia and light sprinkles around later on this evening, and early morning rain for part of the area. with the new neighborhood weather, your seven day forecast scrolling on the screen no matter if you live in pennsylvania new jersey, or delaware, never miss it. a look at radar, though, it's really been looking like it could rain at any point today. we had a little bit of light rain. this is it now, just the cloud cover, we don't have rain around at the moment, but a wider look shows some showers and storms moving just to the south of washington. now, this whole area does appear
that it should be sliding mostly south of delaware. if anything, sussex county could get thunderstorms, but mostly, a fairly dry evening, just maybe lingering light sprinkles. that's really about it, though. tomorrow morning, the rain chances go up again neighborhood temperatures right now, mostly in the 50s through the area. we'll take a look at south jersey neighborhoods, though, so now we're able to really narrow it down. hopefully your neighborhood is on the map, if you're in south jersey, 55 degrees, and pitman 55, and lumberton at 56 degrees. 55 degrees in medford. 57 in hamilton. 54 in princeton, and 56 degrees. it is cool outside. it is cloudy. we're going to keep the weather pattern going throughout the rest of the week. here's weather. so for the rest of the evening, clouds are going to stay in place. can't rule out isolated sprinkles, but look what happens tomorrow morning. this is 6:30 tomorrow morning,
so you see the light rain, mostly and west of philadelphia. wouldn't be surprised if we have heavier pockets in there, tooings but rain for the morning commute and early morning fog. otherwise, look at scatters showers throughout the day. this is lunchtime tomorrow, and some scattered rain, keep umbrellas handy, and 4:00 p.m., models show heavier rain on the shore, watching that closely, and another damp day into thursday, 8:00 thursday morning, overcast skies, maybe some light sprinkles around through the day on thursday as well. you see the clouds are really locked in. for tomorrow, though, morning fog around. the afternoon forecast in the lehigh valley, high of 55 degrees only in reading, 54 in bethlehem and easton with the scattered showers starting early in the morning. pennsylvania suburbs like phoenixville at 56 degrees, newtown at 55. and areas around philadelphia liat 57 degrees with the rain around,
especially by the middle of the day. new jersey tomorrow, haddonfield 5 57 degrees. along the shore, we could see heavier rain in the afternoon. we'll watch that closely. galloway township 54 degrees. if you're in delaware, 58 in dover, and keep umbrellas happen throughout the afternoon. look as we go through the next five days. we'll keep the rain around and the fog around as we go through the next couple of days. then we go into friday and expect heavy rain. the shore, we're going to watch closely because we could have flooding concerns come friday with the new moon, so we could see some coastal flooding concerns there for your friday toe to enout the week. saturday, temperatures back in the 70s, just in time, we see nicer weather for your mother's day. a closer look at the neighborhood forecasts coming up. >> right now at 5:00, we drink
it, brush our teeth with it, and bathe in it. do you know what's in the water? an expert panel sheds right on the subject. the public can take part in a discussion at the academy of natural sciences. the panel includes philadelphia's water commissioner and profession from the school of public health. lead in the water is a hot button issue after reports of water contamination in flint, michigan. the question is how can officials make sure a similar situation does not happen here? >> the approach that the city water department has taken is to try to adjust the chemistry of the water so that it is less corrosive to the metals found in people's plumbing or in the street pipes. >> tonight's meeting is free to attend starting in an hour and a half at the academy of natural sciences. how one teenager accidently ended his life while snapping a shot of himself. plus, an iconic image under
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recognition of the day of liberation. they held a luncheon in wynnewood county, and a candle light ceremony honored those who lost theirs, and kids from the early childhood center class performed for those in attendance. one of the most famous photos from world war ii. an investigation underway to see if one of the men was misidentified. one of the men raising the american flag in japan is not john bradley, but instead, it may be harold schultz. this was adapted into a book and movie. a teenager in india dead after accidently shooting himself with a gun while posing for a selfie. police say the 15-year-old had a loaded gun pointed to his head and pulled the trigger while taking the picture with a smart phone. the gun belonged to the teen's father. they have the highest number of people who died while taking
photos of themselves. in kenya, crews rescued a six month old baby from the rubble of a building that collapsed three days ago. doctors are treating the baby in the hospital, and she was not hurt, but suffering from dehydration. >> a search team pulled three more children and an adult from the rubble. nearly two dozen people died and more than 100 were hurt when a six story apartment building collapsed from heavy rain and flooding. nearly 100 people are still missing. >> back here at home now. the sports. the eagles hope he'll be the future of the franchise. >> carson wentz with a new title, where the big name landed next when we check in with comcast sports net's john clark. free food for a select group of people. the clock is ticking tonight. those stories and more ahead on nbc 10 news at 5:00. then all new tonight on nbc 10 news at 6:00, we showed you
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names came out in court today. we have been in court since the start. >> tell us more about the names heard in court today. >> reporter: many were family, friends, acquaintances, many others that the codefendants did business with, but then president obama, vice president biden, family members of the defendants as well as congressmens, seated, not seated, and former philly mayors. it's a who's who list of politicians from the president to state representatives. none of the potential jurors say they have a close relationship with president obama, one potential juror told the court he has a close friendship with the in-laws to vice president biden. those with the law enforcement background have been dismissed as well as jurors who told the judge in private they couldn't be fair juror. those we asked on the way out didn't say why they couldn't sit in judgment of the congressman and four others who the government says took part in misuse of federal grant moneys or a bribery scheme. we learned the names of dozens
of people who may be brought into the case. the congressman's wife, and former governor, and ed rendell, michael nutter, and all listed as potential witnesses or names that could be used at trial. it is unclear if those people will actually testify. who plans to bring them up? prosecutors or the defense? jurors have been asked if they have any affiliation to fattah's campaigns, profits he's seesh associated with, or connections with the bank or schools as part of the case. the jury seated in the last couple minutes, and the congressman left the courthouse here saying it was a great day. he says he did not talk about anything about his chances or how he feels going into the trial which is set to begin on may 16th. reports live outside the courthouse, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. police in south jersey say a baseball bandit struck again robbing a second bank in less than a week. cameras captured the suspect
after 9:00 this morning at the bbnc bank on west lincoln drive. police say he handed the teller a note saying he would harm her unless she handed over the cash. they believe this is the same man who robbed a citizens bank last friday on route 73. all right. here are the stories making headlines on nbc 10 news at 5:30. >> the search on for this man, escaped inmate, escaped from a satellite corrections facility today. this just 19 days before he was scheduled to be paroled. he has a goatee and small tattoo under his left eye. voters in indiana have a half hour left to cast their vote in tonight's primary, and because polls close at 6:00 tonight, we shouldn't wait too long to hear results. a date out there for you, october 9th, 2012, a day that many of us will never forget.
super storm sandy ravaged the jersey coast, leaving in its wake a path of destruction that many residents are still dealing with today. if not for the heroism of the new jersey national guardsmen and women, it would have been worse. today, nearly 3,000 new jersey citizens, sodsiers, and airmen recognized for their efforts. they were awarded the hum humanitarian service medal. the congressman mcarthur says their contributions have gone unnoticed for too long. >> a deep commitment zephdeserv deep, deep response of gratitude, and it's honor today to express that on behalf of our people. >> 7400 guard members in 11 states responded to the hurricane disaster nationwide and also eligible for the humanitarian award. to this, now, local business leaders and entrepreneurs honored today. the philadelphia opportunities industrialization center held
its annual awards luncheon. philadelphia mayor spoke at the event, mc'ed by monique braxton, they are a leading force in job training and ged preparation. from our delaware bureau, 150 young women in newcastle got an inside look in careers in technology today. wilmington university newcastle campus for the sixth annual digigirls day. they learned about video game and app creation and marketing. theyed bowe j ealso learned abo cyber security. for various reasons, not enough young women consider a career in technology. >> that is cool. i mean, just seeing light go on and the engagement and excitement, that's -- we need them. we need them. >> it is free and open to 8th and 9th grade girls in my school
in delaware, public, private, or charter. a week after being named quarterback, there's a new title, that of cover boy. comcast sports net john clark has the story. >> coming to a mailbox to you, john. >> carson wentz is on the cover of newspapers in north dakota, but how about being on the cover of "sports illustrated"? the eagles hoping he's the future face of the franchise. it is a regional cover, so don't worry, fans, i don't think the si jinx plays for a regional cover. carson wentz, back home in north dakota now getting things together to be in philly for the rookie camp in ten days. i sat down with eagles' vice president roseman, and he says carson wentz has a chip on his shoulder to show people a small town kid can make it big in the nfl. >> when you get around him, he gives you a great sense of confidence about what kind of
person he is, what leader he is, how hard he's going to work. he fits into this city. when people see him on the field and see his physical traits and see his passion for the game that comes through, it's really exciting for our organization when you look at us long term and how we try to build this thing. >> at 6:00, sam bradford's agent is speaking again. hear from him coming up in our 6:00 sports segment. keith jones, back to you. >> all right, john, thank you so much. 29 people from all over the world became citizens of the united states today. the naturalization ceremony took place at cape may's historic congress hall. the judge who administered the oath of citizenship is a naturalized citizen himself. one citizen says hes blessed by the opportunity. >> gives me an opportunity to start a new life, to build my own future as a young man. as a young citizen. >> and the new citizens came from 17 different countries. well, airing out grievances,
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this is interesting here. have you found yourself resenting first class passengers while you fly coach? well, get this, a new study suggests air rage incidents in economy class seating are much more likely on flights with a first class section. researchers found economy passengers who have to physically walk through first class to get to their seats are twice as likely to have an outburst. the study comes from the university of toronto in the harvard business school. >> need more leg room. >> yes, for sure, especially guys who are tall. today is national teacher appreciation day. >> there's a lesson for all of us to learn about the special
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look at this video from the jersey shore, firefighters working to put out that fire right there after lightning struck a housing complex in cape may overnight. nbc 10 jersey shore bureau reporter, ted greenberg, surveys the damage and why crews had a tough time getting enough firefighters to the scene. >> reporter: njolted out of bed when mother nature focused
energy on their neighborhood. >> it's the biggest boom i've ever heard. i mean, it felt like a bomb had gone off. >> reporter: living across the street from where a bolt struck a chimney on st. james place at 1:00 a.m. the fire quickly raced across rooftops, burning through two adjoining townhouses. one vacant, a woman in the other got out safely. >> it was scary. >> the first alert weather team tracked hundreds of strikes just before the fire overnight. cape may easily saw the most lightning as the line of storms moved through the area. >> when it comes to lightning strikes, it's definitely no joke. >> reporter: before the blaze in cape may, a fire broke out in this home in neighboring lower township, creating a logistical challenge for firefighters. >> they called us for help as they normally do, and we turned them down. >> completed our mu chill chew aide from the start so we drew people from the north,
middletownship and wildwood. >> reporter: they had the flames under control in a couple hours. authorities say the two houses that burned will likely have to be built. >> people around here are afraid of hurricanes. you don't think of lightning. you know it's harmful, but you don't think about it. >> reporter: many of the homes here are occupied only in the summer season. firefighter tell me it's fortunate people were around to call 911, otherwise, they say the damage could have been even worse. in cape may, ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. a live look at the scene in cape may, a different one tonight. the heavy rain is past, but it's far from beach weather out there. in fact, nobody's there. sheena, will we see sun again? >> yeah, eventually. if not, that's really, really bad, but sun eventually by the weekend. meantime, we're going to keep the overcast skies the cool temperatures, and the rain in the forecast for the rest of the
week, so don't get rid of the umbrella yet, it's cloudy, not much in the way of rain currently, more in the forecast before the week is over. the neighborhood weather, able to narrow it down and show you your temperatures. in philadelphia, though, 58 degrees, much of the pennsylvania suburbs in the low 50s at the moment. south jersey coming in at 56 degrees, and if you're along the shore, you're mostly in the mid to low 50s. looking at 51 right now in lant tick city, 52 in egg harbor, 52 in summers point, cape may point at 55 degrees. it is a cool, cloudy day, but also we have something at least to look forward to going into the weekend with that shine. also, don't forget the seven-day forecast scrolling at the bottom of the screen so you'll never miss it with the new neighborhood weather. here's a live look at radar. the clouds are really locked into place. we're not going to get rid of all the cloud cover until we go closer into the weekend. some showers and storms moving just south of washington, but if
you look at it closely, the movement is basically from west to east, so if anything, i think some of that skim parts of southern delaware, mostly, though, we'll see more rain moving in as we go overnight and for the morning commute. our weather story, we're going to stay cloudy and damp, and cool as we go through the next several days. here's future weather as we go overnight, just mostly cloudy, can't rule out the showers, and by 6:30 in the morning, showers especially flu the lehigh valley. philadelphia area could see light rain in the morning, and by the middle of the day, we'll have some rain around, so scatters showers throughout the day, periods of light rain, and models are trying to put heavier rain in in the afternoon right along our shore points, possibly the delaware beaches. we'll watch for that closely tomorrow afternoon. we go into thursday, not as much in the way of rain, but cloudy and cool, going to have a chance for at least some sprinkles, very light passing showers, even through thursday night.
friday, we're going to have more heavy rain moving in, we'll watch that closely, too, before the weekend gets here. tomorrow, some morning fog in the forecast, 55 for the high in millville, and 55 in new jersey, so the umbrella. atlantic city 53 tomorrow and wildwood with showers. morristown 56 degrees, philadelphia at 57 degrees, scattered showers throughout the day, and in delaware, areas like wilmington and harrington at 58 degrees with scattered showers. as we go into the pennsylvania neighborhoods, philadelphia area right around the mid to upper 50s. in the pennsylvania suburbs like newtown, mid-50s with fog and scattered showers. in the lehigh valley, 54 allentown, and 55 degrees in reading tomorrow afternoon. make sure you have umbrellas with you all the way through friday. we expect heavy rain as we go into friday. temperatures still barely reaching 60 degrees, mostly around 57, and if you're along the shore, we could see a threat of flooding into friday.
that would be coastal flooding. into the weekend, though, better, sun saturday add 70 degrees. mother's day not too bad, at least warmer at 70. next week, look at those temperatures, this is the ten-day forecast. we're going to be into the 80s, finally it looks like a little bit of a drier pattern. glen has more updates at 6:00. we're getting closer to the start of the olympic games in rio. the flame arrived in brazil's capital contained in the lantern there. the torch begins the journey around the country before the start of the summer games the countdown to the olympic games is on. we are about 93 days away from the opening ceremony. remember, nbc 10 is the exclusive home for the olympic game action this august. to a child, a life size superhero makes them forget all aches and pains, if just for a little while. that's the treat patients received today at the children's
hospital of philadelphia. it was part of world asthma day. patients spent the day learning about treating kids and adults with breathing problems. they met superman, batman, and captain america. >> very cool. have your cholesterol tested? it's tough to avoid eating or drinking for hours beforehand. now a suggestion says fasting is not necessary at all. experts say the cholesterol test results are about the same whether patients fast or not. research from denmark, canada, and the united states included more than 300,000 people, eight hours of fasting is the standard in most countries including here in the united states. all right. every single car has one, but did you know listening to the radio while behind the wheel can be dangerous? that's the finding of a new british study. looking now at the expressway near the vine. of course, a lot of people out there, no doubt. they've got the radios on,
drivers are listening, and study found 71% of drivers tasks with listening to the radio missed cues of an elephant and gorilla on the side of the road. >> that's a big distraction, right? >> seriously. >> lester is joining us from the nbc studios in new york. >> what's coming up on "nightly news." ? >> for us with indiana on the line, ted cruz unloads on trump calling him a serial philanderer. coverage and jury award puts the spotlight on tal powder and cancer. how we fight common infections. that and more. back to you now. >> all right. lester, so much. see you at 6:30. the hottest show on broadway. >> yeah. now it's looking for new actors and actresses. it's audition time for "hamilton," but today's open casting call next on nbc 10 news at 5:00.
setting 16 tony award nominations. today, dozens lined up in new york hoping to be a part of the future versions of the smash hit. >> nbc john chandler explains and gives us a closer look as to what the controversy is all about. >> reporter: a long line with long shot odds. the broadway block buster, "hamilton" held open auditions. >> first person was at 8:00 p.m. >> 5:30 this morning. >> at least two and a half, three hours. >> reporter: they practiced, their partience. to get them, you have to rap and, of course, sing. >> when starts bobbing his head and the song, he seemed like he was feeling it. >> reporter: she flew in from chicago yesterday lugging the carry-on her her dream from laguardia into the line. >> i was so nervous.
they waited for this opportunity overnight and through the rain in a line that stretched down 26th street and continued up sixth avenue. what is it about the musical that captured everyone's attention? >> you really don't see as many people of color, and this is a chance, and it's such a revolutionary chance. >> reporter: the rain washed away garcia's sheet music and resume. >> feel crushed? >> reporter: a little. >> nailed audition, though, right? >> yes. >> feel good, just to have to wait now. it's a waiting game. >> that was john chandler reporting from new york. nbc 10 news at 6:00 is next. coming up next, all new on nbc 10 news at 6:00, new video of a teen fighting off her attacker on a south philadelphia street. >> we told you about the story weeks ago. next, we're giving you a closer look at how the teenager took matters into her own hands. we're not drying out yet.
this just in within the past 20 minutes, chilling video of the seconds leading up to a sexual assault in south philadelphia. you can see the suspect walking up behind his victim moments before the attack. >> nbc 10 keith jones is live in digital operations center with the latest on the search for the man, keith? >> reporter: they just released the video. let's get to it now. it is an eerie scene at that, too, you see the suspect walking up behind the victim. he's steps behind her in one frame, and in the next, he makes his move. the victim fights back,le ensues, and the frightening event took place in the early hours on april 20th. during the attack, you see the 19-year-old victim's hand on the man's throat. you remember the picture. she told police the man tackled her and pulled her dress down. she pepper sprayed him and hit him in the throat before he rap away.
police need to find the man and get him off the streets. you recognize him, police want to hear from you. live in the digital operations center, keith jones. also right now at 6:00, brand new information in the case of a man in a wheelchair shot and killed by the police. this was video that captured the moment before the shooting last september. good evening, i'm jim rosenfield. >> tim furlong broke the story. >> what have you uncovered? >> reporter: -- >> do we have tim? >> reporter: they don't release the findings at least not publicly, at least not yet, but i learned a lot walking up the street to the federal courthouse. wom the police shot and killed him in his wheelchair over seven months ago, and late today, police sent out a brief message saying they wrapp