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everything. >> it looks like it came between, you know, about four homes kinds of on a diagonal. >> it took about 15 minutes for rescuers to cut the men out of the wreckage. investigators say that the plane had taken off from flying airport in medford. the database says it was built in 1976. police believe it had been represented in maryland and neither man on board was the owner. shaun davies is among those who had words of praise for the pilots who managed to avoid houses and people on the ground. >> he must be a very experienced pilot. anybody else in his shoes might not have done the same. >> that was ted greenberg reporting. it is unclear why that plane went down. federal investigators are on that scene, they're expected to
come back morning. now to another developing story, across pennsylvania, more than 100,000 students, their education is on hold indefinitely. >> professors went on strike at 14 different state owned universities. teachers marched on the picket lines. >> randy gyllenhaal has been talking to professors and students today at cookstown university. randy? >> reporter: and these talks, i'm told, hit a brick wall late night. now the professors are on strike. i'm told one of the main sticking points in these discussions was the rising cost of health care. so i want to go into some detail here, the state commission which oversees these colleges wants the faculty to pay higher premiums, about $15 to $30 a month. they also want to have a new deductible. and $1,000 in new out of pocket
expenses. the state says all of this is necessary because they facing a budget deficit and other university employees are already paying that new health care plan, but the faculty members i spoke to said their finances could be impacted, this could lead to the hiring of new professors. and for students on these 14 campuses, this strike leads to a lot of unease over the next several days or possibly weeks. >> they deserve to be treated fairly, but we're also paying tuition, so they need to be out here teaching. >> i have only got on as and bs so far. >> i have heard if it goes for two weeks, we get a refund of our money. but i don't want that to happen because i enjoy going to school. >> reporter: classes have been essentially cancelled, most professors not even allowed back on campus itself while the strike is under way. the state says they did offer
raises to the faculty, but the faculty says this issue goes beyond compensation, right now i'm told that no negotiations are under way, so this strike could continue for who knows how long? >> our coverage continues now. about an hour south of cookstown at cheney university, professors there hit the picket lines joined by students and other school worker this is afternoon. the university says school is in session despite the strike. students have been told to go to classes, leaving only if their professor doesn't show after about 15 minutes. >> what we want is a fair contract that is fair to us, to the students, and actually to the future of the commonwealth. >> about 1 fact k00 faculty mem cooksville are striking. >> they're hoping this is
resolved before there's too much damage. >> reporter: six hours into the strike by west chester university faculty, students also walked out, chanting and carrying posters, this show of solidarity, follows a morning of uncertainty. >> i had biology this morning, i went there, but no one was really there. >> reporter: was the teacher there? >> no. >> reporter: others did have a teacher show up. >> it was kind of strange, we had it at 9:00 a.m. and some faculty came in and told us our professor isn't coming in, we can leave. >> reporter: were you surprised by that? >> not really surprised. >> reporter: one opportunity told me she received this email from her biology professor who
said i won't be there. >> i want to graduate on time. >> reporter: we asked some of the 17,000 students how they plan to spend this down time. >> i guess i'll just try to keep up with work that was maybe on their syllabus, try to like see if i can get ahead, maybe. >> reporter: study ahead? >> study ahead, definitely. >> two, four, six, eight, why can't you negotiate? >> reporter: this walkout by some 900 faculty members is occurring during midterms. and there was a cancellation of registration for winter and spring classes. >> tonight we're doing a movie night. >> wcu is showing free movies at the student center. dining, health and recreation centers were also open. in west chester, monique braxton. >> this strike affects over 100,000 students at 14
universities, but this only applies to state owned schools in pennsylvania, schools like penn state and temple, do not fall into that category, even though they do receive some tax dollars from the state. another summer like day outside, nbc 10 of rittenhouse square, people were enjoying those warm temperatures. >> and the temperatures broke a new record today, first alert meteorologist sheena parveen is outside for us with your neighborhood forecast. >> this is where i want to be year, so this is unseasonably warm and of course it did come with the dry weather, so hopefully you can enjoy it, if you didn't want to let go of summer. we are having record highs across the area, right now 85
wilmington, atlantic city and allentown sitting at 81 degrees. take a look at the records we set today. philadelphia did hit a record high of 86 degrees, the old record was 80 degrees, wil wilmington got into the mid 70s. temps staying mostly around 60 degrees, mid to low 60s tomorrow morning. notice tomorrow morning, we have some showers in the forecast, mostly going to be north and hopefully you enjoyed the nice weather today, because we're getting some changes forecast tomorrow, showers in the forecast on friday. wait until you see how chilly your temperatures are going to get for saturday and sunday, we'll talk more about that and the timing of the rain coming up. new details tonight in the
search for the gman who tried t stop a robbery. the 39-year-old victim is in stable condition, he was shot several times in the chest. sydney long is following this story. she'll have a live report coming up at 5:30. a taxi driver struggling to break free from a customer's knife attack. we blurred the video so we're not showing you the actual stabbing, but there is a clear shot of the suspect. it happened yesterday afternoon in the 6800 block of ray street. if you recognize the man, philadelphia police want you to contact them, you can remain anonymous. a philadelphia neighborhood is calling on a reform commission to reopen their school. in 2013, walter g. smith school was closed by the src along with 21 other schools for budget reasons, the plan was to sell the school. but three years later, the
school is still there, the point breeze community wants the school back open to allow their children an education close to home. >> really, really need smith cool back, because it's a hard ship. kids are coming from 32nd street, and they have to go all the way to barrett. that's a hardship. >> reporte >> the mart is now tied up in the courts. a plan to sell the city's bader field airport, tonight the city council will decide whether or not to sell the field to the philadelphia water utility. that money will go to paying off the city's debt to stop a takeover. it's a perfect day to go on a buy -- officials opened the first 1.1 miles of the trail. once the trail is completed, it
will connect rehoboth beach and lewis. it is the time round for the presidential candidate, but the question remains, will there be a knockout in today's debate? lauren mayk will be live at the debate with all the events. >> reporter: we're in the room where you find republicans, democrats and you also find the moderator to the last presidential debate. the schuylkill river is going to be a hot spot this weekend, and we're not talking about the weather alone, philadelphia is making it easier for people to get wi-fi. next at 5:00.
pat obama's half brother malik is a guest for hillary clinton. billionaire donor will be guests of the democratic nominee. >> a taco truck protest today. a wall of trucks lined up outside the hotel to mimic the wall that donald trump wants to build between the u.s. and mexico. organizers say it's meant to say that walls don't divide us and it's part of an effort to make sure trump isn't elected.
>> lauren mayke joins us live from the spin room in looas veg. lauren? >> reporter: there's been a lot of fire works in these debates, being a moderator for these debates is a tough job, from coming up with the questions to trying to answers to them. i spoke with lester holt who was the moderator of our first presidential debate. time is ticking down now to the debate, give us a sense of what you were going through and your final preparations at this point before your debate. >> i had certainly gone through weeks of working on scenarios and all that stuff, so i was prepared in terms of having the material. but what you're not prepared for what the candidates are going to do. you only have an idea of what their positions are and how they might answer questions, but there's so much that it just
comes as a surprise to you. but that's part of the nature of debates, that's what makes them so dynamic. there is a moment where they get to come out and they have a strategy going in that no one else is privy to. as a moderator, you have to adapt to it. but as a viewer, as i am tonight, essentially, it's fun to watch, because these are people who have been through an awful lot, the primaries, a c contentious campaign. this will be the last time they'll be together in this format. >> reporter: how difficult was it to kinds of keep control of them and keep them on topic? >> just a little? no, a lot. very difficult. at first it kind of takes you out of your -- you have to stop for a moment and you think, the plan is not working, well, there's no plan, it's a debate so you is to be able to adopt to
it. >> reporter: lester had mentioned after that last debate that they didn't get through all of the topics, i asked him what he did not get to, and he said the supreme court, and that is on the list for tonight. >> torvenight's debate once aga starts at 9:00. you can watch it once again on nbc 10. you can watch all the reaction on nbc 10 news at 11:00. this is something that's sure to be welcome ahead of next week's ragatta. comcast will park it's mobile x finity hot spot to provide wi-fi to up to 3,000 people. >> so they can find it by looking on their devices for xfinity wi-fi. >> comcast is the parent company
of nbc 10. and sheena parveen joining us now, sheena, got to feel a lot different outside by the time the ragatta comes around. >> we're in the 80s again. i like it. >> i do too. >> i don't want to put on flip-flops any time soon, that's why i like it. this weekend, it's really going to cool down, it's going to stay that way going into next week, live look out at boathouse row. we even had light wind today, really a great day for rowers out on the schuylkill river. right now temperatures are in the 80s for the mess part, pennsylvania suburbs, low 80s in south jersey, mid 80s through much of delaware, we'll take a look at our philadelphia neighborhoods and keep in mind, normal high this time of year, is about 20 degrees cooler than what we're sitting at right now, the average high is 66 degrees, we're at 85 in brewery town, graduate hospital 82. fox chase 85 as well as
bustleton. and it's going to stay warm as we go through the overnight hours too. record high temperature today, again philadelphia set that record high temperature. here's a look if you missed it earlier, wilmington 87 degrees, al thrown, trenton, atlantic city, all hitting 85 degrees. philadelphia hit 86 degrees. tomorrow we have some rain moving in, that's going to start to change things a bit. it's going to start to cool our temperatures down a little bit tomorrow. we'll see them early in the day, mainly north and west of philadelphia, but you will notice more in the way of cloud cover, temperatures are going to dropback down into the 70s. but keep that umbrella handy, we'll see more showers possibly to start the weekend. then we go into the weekend and the eagles are playing on sunday and that game is not going to be warm like today, it's going to be a chilly eagles forecast, so make sure you have the jackets with you, it's going to be a dry day sunday.
if you're tailgating, 63 degrees, sunny skies by kickoff, 58 degrees, end of the game right around 60. so we're not going to get very warm on sunday. it's going to feel a lot more like fall. satellite radar, nice and dry across the area, we look just off to our west, and that's the area of rain we're going to be watching, again, i don't think everybody's goings to see this rain we're going to see tomorrow. mostly it will be in the monk hours, here's future weather overnight, clouds start to increase, there you see for the morning hours, this is looking a little more pressive earlier today. but the update not seeing too much. don't bo surprised if you see some morning rain. by lunchtime, we could still have some spotty showers around, not so much in the afternoon and evening. then on friday, rain just off to our west for the morning, starts to move in more later in the day or friday, then we go into saturday, and that rain could be lingering, kind of slow to move out, so we're going to see that rain in the forecast for past of
your saturday too. thursday 77 degrees, friday 77 degrees, and pennsylvania suburbs tomorrow, 76, friday 73, saturday 57 degrees. as we we'll take a look at new jersey and delaware coming up in the rest of your forecast. you land at the airport, but you have no bags. now passengers might have a new way to make the airlines pay up. we'll have those details ahead at. a lot of kids have science and superheroes. we'll meet this week's wednesday's child next. pat toomey: he was a founder of this pennsylvania bank and owned stock worth as
much as a million dollars. under toomey's leadership, the bank used a controversial foreclosure practice called "confession of judgement" to take away homes from people across pennsylvania.
the practice is banned in 35 states because it's considered predatory, but pat toomey didn't care. pat toomey the banker: he's really not
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family. >> opening the retractable roof of the franklin institute is huge honor. brian and i not only got to do that, but got to look at the huge telescope at the center city skyline, set up by astronomer derick pits. lebron proved to be a caring student. lebron is a typical 9-year-old who loves science and sports. >> lebron, he's a very energetic youth, he's into all different things and he's very open to trying new things, he is sort of a superhero after fificionado. he's really into superheroes. >> this superhero may be small, but he has a big heart. >> why do you want a family? >> because families are nice. >> reporter: families are nice,
what do families do for you? >> they take care of you? >> reporter: that is right, they do fake care of you. this boy is looking for just the right forever family to take care of him. lebron doesn't have much family, but what he has is important. >> his aunt is very important to him. that's something that we would look for, is family that's willing to have an open connection to that. aunt. >> lebron is this week's wechbz's child. >> if you would like to make lebron's deem come true or any wednesday's child, go nbcphiladelphia.com and search wednesday's child. >> scary, that's how neighbors described a robbery and shooting in an unlikely place in philadelphia. >> we're learning more about the good samaritan who tried to stop that robbery and why police could be close to catching their suspects.
i'm shocked. i'm shocked. i mean, i would not think that something like that would happen here. >> shocked and hoping for an arrest. nbc 10 of rittenhouse square, hours after a robbery and shooting in the heart of the city. >> tonight police say the victim is lucky to be alive and they know who suspect is they just have to find him. nbc 10's sydney long has been tracking down the information, she's live from rittenhouse square. >> reporter: police tell me the 17-year-old suspect is the on only -- wasn't the only one with a gun, but he was the only one firing the weapon. the crime was all caught on tape, but the surveillance video, they're keeping it to
themselves. people enjoying their lunch break. >> puts fear in your heart, it makes you earned about public safety. >> reporter: and letting their toddlers rung and enjoy the sunshine. >> i'm shocked, i'm shocked. i would not think that something like that would happen here. >> i think most areas are relatively save. >> reporter: the victim a man who rides his bike and sells water in the park says don't do this, the suspect shot him as many as five times in the torso. >> being that it happened so early at night kind of scares me, sometimes i work 7:00, 8:00 at night and walk home to rittenhouse. >> it's especially troubling in a place like rittenhouse where there are people with small children. >> reporter: this man wants to know about the robbery, and crime stats for rittenhouse overall. >> what part of the community was that? and is it going on addressed. because the other thing i heard is they are seeing drug activity
here in rittenhouse which i was actually shocked to hear. >> reporter: while some may alter their evening plans slightly -- >> around 6:00ish is when we normally get here. >> reporter: won't stop them from doing what they know and love. >> it's not going to change anything about coming here or not. >> reporter: now phil police also tell me that the group of robbery victims as well as the parents of the suspect are cooperative so an arrest is imminent. in the meantime, the victim remanges in critical but stable condition in the hospital. here's some of the other top stories we'ring on on nbc 10 news at 5:00. two men lucky to be alive after the plane they were flying in crashed in lindenwold. both men are expected to be okay, no one on the ground was injured. the faa is investigating what led up to this crash.
professors put up their books and hit the picket lines at all four pennsylvania state universities. negotiations broke down last night between the union and the council on higher education. donald trump and hillary clinton will debate for the final time before election day. the university of nevada, las vegas, watch the action at 9:00 right here on nbc 10. what are you hoping to hear from the candidates tonight? we posed that question to voters in the philadelphia suburbs and students in one drexel political science class. here's what they had to say. >> i want them to talk more specific on foreign policy, rather than just saying isis, isis. i want them to say what their plan would be. >> i think it all comes down to the economic policy. how are you going to manage the budget? >> i think this third today will
be like the first two, a lot of attacks, so i don't say anything that will pull me and i don't think there is something that can pull me either way. >> voters told us they wanted to hear about the supreme court and expected cabinet appointments. >> more than 5 million americans will vote ahead of election day. early voting is now allowed in 30 states, that includes new jersey, but in pennsylvania and delaware, you can only vote early if you qualify for an absentee ballot. tonight the nbc 10 voting team talk about voter irregulariti irregularities. one man who says he voted illegally in the last six electi elections. now to your first alert weather, here's a sure fire way to let all of today's beautiful
sunshine in watch the windows like these guys did. not only was it bright, it was also warm out there too. they were sweating. it was so warm in fact that we broke a few records. >> but this last lap of summer is going to end. >> we did break records across the area, philadelphia broke a record high, today we got to 86 degrees, that's 20 degrees above normal for this time of the year, the normal high is around 66 degrees, atlantic city, trenton, allentown, wilmington, all broke a record high, so yes, unseasonably warm today. it's going to continue tomorrow, but we're not going to be in the 80s tomorrow, but we will still be unseasonably warm, more like the upper 70s, though, right now we're still in the mid 80s, 85 for philadelphia, 85 wilmington. dover 81, atlantic city still sitting in the mid 80s, trenton coming in at 83 degrees right now. but we're going to see some big changes as we go into the weekend, it's going to get a lot
cooler, not tonight, though, by 10:00 p.m., right around 78 degrees, by 10:00, still sitting arrange 70. so it's going to be another warm one this evening, tomorrow we'll have some rain mostly in the morning, i'll show you the timing of that and how cool it's going to get as we go into your weekend. next in sports, sam bradford wanted out after the eagles drafted carson wentz. hear from sam ymy on return. it's not uncommon for autistic kids to flap their hands.
when i saw that, that was completely disqualifying. i'm a republican, but this election is so much bigger than party. my son max can't live in trump world. so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. i don't always agree with her, but she's reasonable. and she's smart. she can work with people to solve problems. i want to be able to tell my kids that i did the right thing when it really mattered. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
that's on eagles game day kick off starting at 9:30. another day with record warmth and we'll show you how much cooler we'll see temperatures drop. and it gets cooler into the weekend. plus his murder brought new attention to missing children, but justice for atan pace is now on hold. now prosecutors are trying to convict his accused killer for a second time. we'll have much more from the courtroom next at 5:00. katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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and according to police, she was handcuffed to a bench in her germantown house and beaten because she wouldn't submit to her boyfriend's authority. her boyfriend and another man continued to beat her even after she died. and the abuse was witnessed by her children ages 10 months to 10 years old. >> it's not okay to be hurt. it's not okay to be controlled, it's not okay to be emotionally abused. >> the people of today's vigil were given information on how to report and respond to domestic violence. marquise robinson and aaron now face charges in her death, including murder, aggravated assault and abuse of a corpse. the man accused of snatching and killing e ttan patz who
disappeared 30 years ago while walking to his bus stop. during the last trial, jurors couldn't come to a unanimous decision, today some jurors from that trial sat behind the patz family in a show of support. >> and from time to time you will see us in the courtroom, we're here to show support for the patz family and for the retrial. >> etan was one of the first missing children to be shown on a milk carton. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> well, another warm one today, record warmth across the area, we hit more records, philadelphia hit a record high of 86 degrees today, and we're still looking at nice, warm conditions outside, live look out at center city, we have clear skies, dry for the overnight hours, but tomorrow morning, we're looking at some showers moving in for part of
the area for the morning commute. in the meantime, still mid 80s in delaware, pennsylvania suburbs, south jersey mostly sitting at 82 degrees, and we'll take a closer look at chester county, copperville 84 degrees, west bradford county 80 degrees. 83 there north wills, 81 degrees, millford township, warren township coming in at 82 degrees, we'll get some rain tomorrow morning, but the best chance will be mainly north and west of philadelphia. we'll show you the timing in a second but after rain leaves, we're going to really cool down for the weekend. so for today, mid 80s, tomorrow 77, friday mid 70s, look at the on saturday, normal high 66 on saturday, 58 for the high, 60 as we go into your sunday, so some big changes coming with the weekend forecast. tomorrow neighborhood high
temperatures are going down into the 70s, so beer not expecting the 80s tomorrow. but still above normal for this time of year. redding 73. chance of any showers would be earlier in the morning, some could still be around at lunchtime, but i don't think for the entire area, vorhees township 72, jersey shore 73, it will mostly stay dry there, delaware will mostly stay dry, could see a shower in dover. temperature there 78 degrees, 78 in newark. here's future weather, you stay dry tonight. could have some spotty showers north and west of philadelphia, even lingering right arrange 1:00 p.m. so around lunchtime, clouds will be here, friday morning, rain just off to our west, doesn't look like we should have much rain for the friday morning commute, but by friday evening, some of that rain starts to move in and then now we're seeing it lingering as we go into the first half of your saturday. good news, the rain clears out
for sunday for the eagles game, but it's going to be a lot cooler, tailgaters, 53 degrees, by kickoff, 58 degrees, and by the end of the game, temperatures topping out only afternoon 60 degrees. no more 80s tomorrow, 70s to end out your week, going into the weekend, a big blast of cooler air, and then we go into next week, we don't expect much of a warmup to start the week, back in the mid 60s by the end of the week. your neighborhood weather coming up at 6:00. lester holt joins us now from las vegas, the site of tonight's final presidential debate. >> he has more on what's coming up on nns "nightly news." >> keith and aaron, good to see you, third and final showdown between these two candidates, we're going to talk about what they're signaling, their game plans, their strategies and potential surprises. we're also covering a massive explosion that rocked a neighborhood injuring several people including firefighters.
richard engel will bring you the battle of firefighters in mosul,er mosul, as the battle to defeat isis continues. has this happened to you? you take a trip, of course, you land at the airport, but your bags don't. >> oh, yeah, now the government wants s ts to make the airline up. more on that and more new rules to protect passengers. and philadelphia provides a first. what's headed here to the wells fargo center that's sure to have local sports fans smiling. that's all knew at 6:00. near thousand miles - that's how far away republican party bosses looked to find brian fitzpatrick. they "hand-picked" him to run for his brother's seat. but all mike and brian fitzpatrick share is a name. brian fitzpatrick supports a radical republican agenda, including defunding planned parenthood, just like donald trump. a hundred and sixty miles down the road in dc,
refunds of baggage feesive your bags are delayed or mishandled. >> reporter: the department of transportation has landed on a new set of rules for airlines that officials hope will be an upgrade for travelers. the changes announced by the white house said that ill will result in changes for americans and ultimately lower fares to. >> people think that the airlines that they pay significant amounts of money to get them places be treated fairly in return. >> we spent our whole vacation searching for the luggage, basically. >> reporter: and it won't happen immediately, but the department of transportation is proposing a new regulation requiring carriers to refund checked baggage fees is luggage is substantially delayed, airlines will be required to provide more complete on time data, and online fare comparison flights
will have to provide errors and omissions. the new measures could mean tiss turbulence for the industry. >> any time you have new regulations that increases the cost on airlines or increases the cost on travelers, that could be a lose-lose for air carriers people who depend on air travel. we're following several big stories for nbc 10 news at 6:00. >> here are jim rosenfield and jacqueline london. >> small plane down, a dramatic rescue plays out after a plane falls from the sky right into a suburban backyard. >> you at 6:00, we hear from the owner of that house, hear her reactions she arrives to see the chaos in her backyards. and college professors hit the picket line, hear how long the state wide strike could last and more than an unscheduled
in harrisburg, they didn't like it when i stopped their perks and pushed for reform. as head of pennsylvania's third-largest county, i cut out wall street middlemen to protect pensions. now, as chairman of the pennsylvania commission on crime, i'm leading the fight to stop the epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse. as attorney general, i'll prosecute anyone who scams our seniors. and i'll hold the oil and gas companies accountable to keep our drinking water safe. i'm josh shapiro. i'll be an attorney general who always fights for you.
the wreckage, sky force 10 overhead as a small plane went down in a suburban backyard. school strike, college professors across pennsylvania walk off the job, bringing an unbreak to more than 1 00,000 students. presidential hopefuls go head to head one more time. we'll have a look at what we can expect to see and hear this time around. >> nbc 10 news begins with the scenes of the suburbs that you definitely don't see every day. sky force 10 is overhead as crews rescue the two people trapped inside. let's get to brandon hudson live at that scene.
>> and brandon you spoke with the owner of the home where the plane came down, what did she have to say? >> reporter: that woman lives on the other side of the trees here. investigators won't likely remove this small plane until tomorrow, an officer is making sure no one gets too close. we can tell you the owner of the plane wasn't on board when it crashed in the backyard. nbc 10 learned the pilot and passenger rented this plane and left for an airport in medford. plane crashed on east lindenwold avenue. both men were conscious and breathing at the time they went to the hospital. the woman who lives in the home where the plane crashed says it's common for planes to fly through this area here in south jersey. >> sometimes planes fly a little low. but usually we don't have any issues.