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home security. before you head out of town, make sure your house doesn't become a target for burglars. still dark out, which may be the perfect time to look out at boathouse row this morning when it's lit up. right now in the 50s and 60s. we could be near 90 degrees today. ready? >> i'm ready. we had another night of moon. did you see the moon? >> gorgeous. beautiful. good morning. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's check in with bill henley in the first alert weather center. talking about clear skies and warm temperatures today. >> little cool now. we will see temperatures turn around. we have clear skies, look at the view from king of prussia. 63 degrees by 8:00. 11:00, 77 degrees. clear skies over philadelphia. a view looking across the delaware. a little darker in the city. 61 degrees at 7:00.
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by 10:00, 76 degrees. sunshine will be there to brighten up the cameras. we'll see temperatures take off today. 77, that's the normal high temperature. look at interior new jersey, 87 degrees. at the shore it will be in the 70s. well into the 80s for the lehigh valley and for delaware, philadelphia, 88 degrees. that's today. seven-day forecast is always on the screen when i'm on the air. you can see it's only getting warmer from here. a look at weekend forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. right now let's check in with jessica boyington. jesse? >> we're watching construction that just cleared out on 422 off of route 23. you can see no construction vehicles in site. those moved out of the way. we are right on schedule for when those clear out. 295 construction between the like this all day.
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55 in millville around route 49. restrictions. over the delaware memorial bridge. from new jersey into delaware, the left lane is closed. no backups or problems or delays on to 295 or the new jersey turnpike. we have breaking news. philadelphia police are investigating a deadly shooting in the city's germantown neighborhood. officers found the victim in the parking lot of an abandoned supermarket at wayne and west chelten avenues. police took him to einstein hospital where he died. it was a fight between two or three people before the shooting rang out. officers took to men in for questioning in the case. we are following breaking news from overnight. protests turned violent outside a donald trump rally in new mexico. >> police used smoke canters and pepper spray on the protesters
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who were throwing rocks and bottles at the officers. matt delucia is live in the digital operations center with more on that we've seen protests outside donald trump rallies, but nothing like this. >> that's right. albuquerque police say several officers are being treated for injuries after being hit with rocks. police say there have also been several arrests. this is what it looked like last night in the streets of albuquerque. protesters burned pro trump flags and signs. they threw rocks, bottles and garbage. this was after trump was finished speaking. donald trump on twitter made no mention of the protests, only saying it was a great rally and an amazing crowd. inside the rally trump responded to hillary clinton's campaign that he was rooting for the housing crisis that destroyed do. what am i supposed to do? i'm in business. >> why on earth would we elect somebody president who actually rooted for the collapse of the
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mortgage market? >> later this morning congressional democrats are holding a news conference on capitol hill to make that same point. during the rally last night, trump was interrupted several times by protesters. trump supporters shouted build that wall. and at one point a woman was stands by security. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. we are exactly two months away from the democratic national convention in philadelphia. officials are already preparing for possible protests here. ahead in the next half hour, hear from the convention's ceo on the plan to balance free speech and security. 5:04. we're learning more about a man mowed down at a bus stop in northeast philadelphia. alejo molina was waiting for a bus monday night when a car crashed into a septa shelter and the driver took off. police say that the impact of the crash immediately killed the 50-year-old father. his wife says she is still trying to come to grips with it
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all. >> i'm in shock. it saddens me that somebody would hit my husband and just go. >> the driver of the car turned himself into police eight hours after the crash. molina leaves behind his wife and two children. five minutes past 5:00. 61 degrees outside. police in south jersey are urging people to be on the lookout for thieves targeting the elderly. three people preyed on a woman and talked their way into their home by saying they cared for the couple during a recent medical appointment. the women were driving a white van with florida tags. >> we heard this before where there's two or more people going into a house and while they're distracted, somebody else is going through the house. >> police don't think anything was stolen but they say don't take chances. if someone suspicious knocks on your door, don't let them in and call police right away. protecting your home during the holidays. thousands hit the road on friday
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for the memorial day weekend that means burglars will be on the lookout for targetsme starg. katy zachry is live in camden county with more on what you should do before you leave for the weekend. >> it's easy to get caught up with holiday plans and forget to safeguard your home. police throughout the area say we're entering a time when home break-s in take place more often. officers say it's easy to spot an empty home by just taking a quick drive through any neighborhood. yards with overgrown grass may be a sign. so is mail piling up in the mailbox and newspapers left in the driveway. avoid these things even if away for just a few days that includes telling only a few close neighbors of your vacation plans and keeping that information off of social media. >> you want to try to keep that you're going away as quiet as possible. there's no reason to broadcast it all over the place through different medias. we recommend you keep it quiet
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so it is not a lot of local knowledge. >> now, in the next hour, we'll highlight an important service that the police department in radnor township as well as departments in new jersey offer the community. officers tell us it can mean the difference between thieves targeting your home or bypassing it. reporting live in gloucester township, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. seven minutes after 5:00. this is a live view from sea isle city. doesn't that look beautiful? skies are clear. temperatures are cooling down right now. 50s for most of the area. along the beach in the low 6. a warmer start but a cooler afternoon. ocean water temperatures on the cool side. right on the beach it will warm into the 70s. just inland where it's cooler, that's where we will see a bigger warmup. little egg harbor, mays landing warming into the 80s this
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afternoon. look how nice and clear it is showers, thundershowers, all that wet weather, all the clouds pulling away from the area. satellite and radar is clear. showers to the west moving into iowa, through nebraska, kansas and missouri that has a long way to go before it gets to us. friday is the earliest we'll see those showers. the showers we had yesterday come from that low pressure pulling away from us. they're safely off shore. we will stay dry today which means a good warmup. more like summer this afternoon. the only exception is the humidity will be staying low. upper 80s to closer to 90 degrees in the lehigh valley. sunshine for kutztown, bethlehem and easton. 87 in phoenixville. newtown up to 87. bright, sunny skies in philadelphia. parts of the city in the 60s. a quick warmup into the upper 0upper 0 upper 80s, closer to 90 this afternoon. warmup for new jersey, haddonfield, 88.
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glassboro, 87. on the beach, cooler for avalon, 74. going just in, galloway, 86. 86 for atlantic city. delaware, plenty of sunshine. wilmington responds into the middle to upper 80s. rehoboth beach, 84 with sunny skies today. the weekend will be warmer. on saturday, look at those 90s. come sunday, a chance for scattered afternoon showers and thunderstorms. not an all-day rainfall. cooler at the jersey shore. 72 suchnday afternoon. by monday, a boater chance of wet weather, with more clouds around. 79 degrees in philadelphia. 71 degrees for south jersey. 60s at the shore. the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. when i come back, your ten-day outlook. >> thank you very much.
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>> thank you very much, bill. about 5:10 this wednesday morning. and we look forward to seeing -- >> it's hump day. >> jesse boyington, do you agree? that you have the sillies? >> yes. yes. wait. i agree you guys have the sillies in morning. agree with that. route 42, i'm off on friday, this is past my hump day. 42 in the deptford area, no problems now. headed northbound, no big problems. northbound from 55 up to the bridges a five-minute trip. watching some more construct shuchb in new jersey on the garden state parkway headed southbound between the atlantic city expressway and route 22. no problems or delays. the drive times still okay. we had a quiet week at least in
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terms of traffic and big delays heading early. the schuylkill expressway is fine. no problems on 95. the blue route southbound from the schuylkill to 95, a 15-minute trip. speeds into the 60s. here's the boulevard, looks the same. around 17th street, no problems north or southbound. caught on camera. tornadoes sweeping through the south and damaging homes. look at this video of storms moving through the plains. we'll show you the damage and why neighbors say it's still not in the clear. plus a first of its kind flight is heading to our area this morning. next we'll tell you what is so special about this airpolane an where it will be landing. this delaware bridge is only five years old, but there's something wrong with it. a big mistake. >> today at 4:00 p.m., we'll tell you how this bridge came up short. >> it's a six-inch mistake that will cost delaware taxpayers a
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half million dollars. money. we'll tell you why the bridge needs to be raised and we'll get answers from del dot. how did this happen and what are they doing to make sure this doesn't happen again? >> for the next bridge we'll do better. >> that's today at 4:00 p.m. on nbc 10 news.
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it's 5:14, 59 degrees. both houses of the new jersey legislature are scheduled to vote on a bill tomorrow that
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calls for a statewide ban on smoking at beaches and parks. governor chris christie vetoed a similar plan in the last legislative session. it would allow county officials to set aside 15% of a beach as a smoking section. supporters say it will reduce litter and exposure to secondhand smoke and improve fire safety at beaches and parks. a solar powered airplane making its way around the world is in the air and is on its way to the lehigh valley. it was originally scheduled to fly from dayton ohio to the lehigh valley yesterday but it was delayed to check for possible damage. the plane began its voyage in march from abu dhabi and has made stops in china and in japan. today lawmakers on capitol hill will grill the head of the national transportation safety administration on how to cut down on long lines.
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>> the house homeland committee will hear from peter neffinger this morning. lawmakers want to know why he chose to reassign but not fire the tsa administrator in charge official received big bonuses while security wait times were not improving. yesterday at philadelphia international airport, tsa screeners demonstrated how quickly a line can get clogged. water bottles, oversized liquids, even weapons can slow down the screening process. officers routinely find pocket knives and confiscate about 70 firearms per week. the tsa says that passengers should read the rules before coming to the airport to help cut down on wait times. >> my goal here is not to blame passengers for longer lines. i wanted to point out that passenger preparedness can have an impact on how quickly travelers can get through the checkpoint. >> tsa officials say they just hired nearly 800 new workers to alleviate long lines across the country.
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5:16 right now. congress has set a limit on how can make. but the nbc 10 investigators found philadelphia housing authority executives make over that limit. mitch blocker has a preview of the story you'll see tonight on nbc 10 news at 11:00. >> it's way out of line. it's a racket. >> reporter: this u.s. senator helped set the federal executive salary limit at $157,000 per year. we found philadelphia public housing executives making over that amount. >> salaries are ridiculous. >> it raises a significant concern. >> reporter: as president of the philadelphia housing authority, calvin jeremiah earns $243,000. >> this is not an easy gig. >> reporter: tonight at 11:00, where the extra money is coming from. why the pha said the salaries are needed and a call for a stricter limit. for the investigators, i'm mitch blocker, nbc 10 news. 5:17 on this wednesday
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morning. hump day, as you said. >> yes. >> another check of traffic and how it's looking in new jersey. >> we're doing great on most of the new jersey majors. this is 73 around the new jersey turnpike. no problems or delays. there's the new jersey turnpike off-ramp. headed northbound maybe towards the tacony-palmyra bridge, no also an accident out in fr banbury drive. watch out for construction on route 13 in delaware, the on-ramp to 295 is closed. more updates when i come back in the next ten. we're in for a beautiful day today. bright, sunny skies, a warm up. it's the warming trend that started a couple days ago. we're in the 80s yesterday. upper 80s this afternoon. here come the 90s for thursday
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and friday. bright sunshine to start the weekend off. but some changes as we go through the weekend. sunny skies will warm our temperatures which have cooled into the 50s for the lehigh valley and the suburbs. delaware at 58. 58 at philadelphia international. parkside is still a bit cool othercooler at 61. 81 at lunch time today. middle to upper 80s by 4:00 this afternoon in philadelphia. a similar warmup for the suburbs, sunny skies, 80 degrees at lunch time. 84 at 4:00 today. nothing but sunshine for the lehigh valley. cool to start with. we're in the 50s now. 65 degrees by 8:00 this morning. you'll see nothing but sunshine for delaware and new jersey. just a bit cooler at the shore. inland, 86 degrees at 4:00 this afternoon for new jersey. middle to upper 80s for
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delaware. along the shore, 81 is the high temperature. clouds have moved out of the picture for us. high pressure moving in today and tomorrow. lingering to the west is humidity and a chance of showers. that arrives on friday. upper 80s today. 90 degrees tomorrow. you'll feel the humidity increasing on friday. then a break for saturday. that may allow temperatures to go warmer, high of 92 degrees. then back to the 80s on sunday. we'll see clouds develop sunday afternoon, 86 degrees the high temperature. showers and thunderstorms are possible sunday afternoon and into the evening. then a mostly cloudy memorial day. that will keep things cooler. 79 degrees. some showers for monday. tuesday, 78 degrees with more wet weather. we'll break out of those clouds for wednesday and thursday. back into the 80s. >> thank you, bill. a partnership you probably
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soon you fill up your gas tank in pennsylvania you could also pick up a six pack of beer all at the same time.
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that's if pennsylvania governor tom wolf gets his way. yesterday he urged the liquor state control board to approve several pending beer licenses to convenience stores that also sell gasoline. it's 5:24. social media giant is making it official. you will have more room to express yourself. landon dowdy is here with that and more in the cnbc news. good morning. >> hi, good morning. twitter is making some tweaks, but it is keeping the 140 character limit in place as reported last week user names and attachments, photos and videos won't count towards the length of a tweet. the changes will be rolled out gradually and are part of an effort by jack dorsey to broaden twitter's appeal as user growth has stalled. on wall street, they will look to build on tuesday's rally. the dow rose by more than 200
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points. the markets have a rebound on tech and bank stocks. oil prices are in focus today. trading above $49 a barrel on reports of a decline in u.s. energy closing up 213 points. >> landon dowdy, thanks. >> 5:29, 59 degrees. skies finally are clear. we'll see plenty of sunshine at the shore. also on the beach at cape may, expect 70s this afternoon. that's a live view from lafayette marquee hotel. >> we are still ahead of the time where we see big volume and delays. we'll have more updates for you when i come back at 5:30.
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plus water worries. montgomery and bucks residents still have worries about contaminated water in the area. and these quiet streets outside the rutgers main campus turn into wild graduation sell breaks, but hear why neighbors are saying they've had enough and that these are just more than parties.
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breaking news this morning, one person is dead and two in custody following a shooting in philadelphia. we're live at the scene after police say though found the body in a parking lot. publicly shamed for nursing her son. that's what a montgomery county mom says happened to her at a ymca. drinking water worries, neighbors are voicing concerns over contaminated water in two counties in our area. we'll tell you what they'll be doing today. good morning, welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's start with meteorologist bill henley in the neighb bill henley and get the neighborhood we're forecast. >> since we've been on the air at 4:00 this morning, temperatures have dropped from the 60s to the 50s. 59 in philadelphia. in the suburbs, low 50s. lehigh valley seeing low 50s.
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those skies are clear. it will be a quick warmup. 78 degrees by 11:00 this morning. that's already warmer than the normal high. the normal high in philadelphia is 77 degrees. we'll blow past that. skies are starting to brighten. just ten minutes away from sunrise. 61 degrees at 7:00. some of the warmest temperatures will be in the lehigh valley. if you're looking for a cool spot. interior new jersey warms to 71. at the beach, 74 degrees. a closer look at the warmer temperatures and the weekend forecast when i come back in ten minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> we're watching 295, this is around 561, no problems or delays in either direction. cars are moving along nicely. roads are dry. we had a disabled tractor trailer over to the right-hand side, that just cleared out of the way.

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