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it's going to be in the clear for most of the day. you'll see plenty of sunshine in the lehigh valley to warm things up. delaware right now is 48 degrees. warming into the upper 50s this afternoon. we're normally in the low 60s. 63 degrees is the normal high for philadelphia. 57 degrees today. running a bit cool but sunny for the suburbs. new jersey and the lehigh valley. go through this forecast hour by hour with a look at trick or treating times when i'm back if just a few minutes. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> thank, bill. starting off in cinnaminson, new jersey, downed pole and wires on route 130 from an earlier accident. on the southbound side just around taylor's lane. if you look at your map system, we're still in the greene. no big problems or delays or big backups behind it. definitely a slow down scene. when you go by, the right lane is open. you'll only see a little bit of a slowdown moving by. this is the admiral wilson boulevard. no big problems or delays here. the toll plaza for the ben franklin bridge is right over here. had is the jersey side, moving
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through camden, no big problems or delays there. the rest of the area bridges are doing okay as well. the burlington bristol and the tacony palmyra are clear. no be pros heading over the walt into philadelphia. we're following a developing story that could impact thousands of commuters in our area as early as midnight tonight. >> negotiators are still working to put together a deal that would avoid a septa strike that would stop bus, trolley and subway services. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live at suburban station in center city this morning. what's the latest? >> vai, it was a late night as both sides tried to negotiate. it will be another long day, an early start to the morning. in less than five hours is when they'll be meeting to try to avoid that strike again. again, both sides are trying to get rid of the strike. we're talking septa bus drivers train and trolley operators. time is running out. nearly 900,000 people who rely on the affected routes every single day are hanging in the balance as we get closer to the midnight deadline. the union wants to increase
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pension for employees. they want to keep health care affordable. they want to make schedules for all septa employees more consistent. if you've been in the city long enough, you remember the last time septa went on çstrike, ba in 2009. we talked to one man who said they did a lot of car pooling during that time. schools and employers are already preparing to offer extended shuttle services for students as well as staff. we know that uber and lyft are also trying to work to provide discounted rates near septa stations. again, commuters are hoping that it does not get to that point. reporting live in center city this morning, i'm pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. >> pam, thank you. of course, stay with nbc 10 and the free nbc 10 app as the strike deadline gets closer. we have links to septa's contingency plans if workers happen to walk off the job as soon as we get word about a decision to strike, we'll send out push alerts right to your smartphone or tablet. be sure to tune in to nbc 10 news this afternoon. we'll be following the developments all day long. we'll have the latest for you
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starting at 4:00 p.m. meanwhile, this morning, eagles fans who stayed up to watch the end of the game witnessed a heart breaking loss to the cowboys in prime time. >> so close. the birds had a lead late into the fourth quarter until dallas stormed back to take the win. matt delucia is live in south philadelphia this morning with more of what the fans are saying. matt? >> what a disappointing loss, vai and tracy. a lot of fans going into this game thought this could have been a blowout against the eagles, that it wouldn't have been as close as it was. there was a lot of hope after watching that game after watching that game until the end. take a look at the video. just over three minutes left in the fourth, the cowboys tie the game. we went to overtime. we all know what happened next. dak prescott with a five-yard touchdown pass to win the game for dallas. fans across the street and throughout the delaware valley, we spoke to them overnight.
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they watch in disbelief as the team threw away the lead and the game. >> i would have loved to see eagles win. but i thought it was a close game. it was good competition.ç but i have faith in our eagles and i hope to see better throughout the season. >> i think the potential is there. the eagles are an impeccable team. they're doing an outstanding job this year. i've noticed from an analytical perspective when they're in the lead, they tend to get a bit comfortable and then which prompts the other team to catch up with the end result being a loss. >> yes. the birds are now 4-3. the cowboys have a two-game lead in the division. we're looking ahead to the giants coming up on sunday. for now, live outside the linc, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, matt. linebacker jordan hicks grabbed momentum for the eagles
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with an end zone interception near the end of the first half. >> we shouldn't have let them back in that game. we had them right where we wanted them, going into the fourth. were we up ten going into the fourth? it's tough. you have to be able to finish those games. >> eagles are 4-3. two games behind the first place cowboys. they have another divisional road game next sunday, heading to the new york giants. a 1:00 kickoff at metlife stadium. 5:05. prosecutors in the bill cosby sexual assault trial will try to prove he went on a signature crime spree over a span of five decades. cosby routinely used fame and power to befriend impressionable young women, then he would drug and sexually assault them. they'll call 13 other accusers to the stand to prove that. cosby is only facing criminal
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charges for his encounter with former temple university employee andrea constand. in 2004, he pleaded not guilty. the defense will likely try to have the case thrown out. doctors are going to tryç d figure out how a person found wrapped in carpet in fairmount park died. an autopsy will be performed today. someone walking along reservoir drive found the body yesterday afternoon. if you have the nbc 10 app would be you got a push alert about this story. the body was badly decomposed. not exactly clear how that person died. two state senators are expected to talk about philadelphia's lead crisis. hughes and haywood will call on local, state and federal officials to act on a series of bills being introduced to fight lead paint poisoning. one of those bills would require schools an day cares to be tested for lead on a regular basis. a study by the cdc prevention
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shows high blood levels in some. an 1:00 news conference is scheduled at philadelphia's city hall. in ocean county, a 6-year-old boy is injured after a halloween parade float hit him yesterday. the child was walking along the parade route with his mother when a wheel from the float's trailer struck him. medics took the boy to the hospital. we're working to find out his conditi condition. heading out right now, that's a live view of easton which is looking at a few scattered clouds to start with but it's not going to last all day. we'll see those clouds out of here. plenty of sunshine, a nice warmup, too. it's getting chilly. it's in the 40s right now in easton. warming into the 50s this afternoon. staying cool for trick or treating this evening. that's easton, the winds have settled down a little bit compared to yesterday afternoon. so it's now 47 degrees in the lehigh valley.
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we're looking at 40s for just about everyone. one exception will be the jersey shore at 52 degrees. that 48 degrees, that's at philadelphia international. down to 46 in chestnut hill and andorra. torresdale 49 and 47 in somerton. port richmond is atç 40 degree. the numbers are still falling. the skies are nice and clear with a few scattered clouds in the lehigh valley. the storms we had yesterday, there they go. those clouds with now completely offshore and out of picture for us. but behind those storms that came through last night is the drier, chillier air that you'll feel through the day. 47 degrees at 8:00. by lunch time, 52 degrees and 56 degrees at 4:00 this afternoon. the suburbs, nothing but sunshine. a beautiful fall day. a little bit cooler than normal. 54 degrees this afternoon. that's at 4:00 and the lehigh valley, down to 41 degrees at 8:00 this morning. into the upper 40s at noontime, cool but into the middle 50s this afternoon at 4:00. for delaware, sunny skies and
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just like the rest of the area, have a nice impact on that temperature into the 50s. the winds will be dying down in new jersey. 44 degrees at 8:00. less wind at noontime and it drops even more at 4:00 this afternoon and for the jersey shore, bright sunny skies all day long in the middle 50s at the shore as well. trick or treating forecast, well, it's calling for a chilly one this evening. those temperatures dropping fairly rapidly after warming into the low to mid-50s during the day, even warmer for delaware. at 6:00 this evening, it will be very low 50s for most of the area. by 8:00, we're looking at temperatures in the 40s. and gets even colder by tomorrow morning. look at the 10 day on 10 when i come back in just a few minutes. all right, thank you, bill. nine minutes past 5:00 a.m. on a monday morning. time to got a look at traffic as you head out the door. >> including route 1. nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has you covered on this monday morning.
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>> we're watching the boulevard around the schuylkill expressway. no big problems or delays here yet. you can see all traffic north or southbound moving along just fine. watch out, though, around the boulevard and adams avenue, reports of an accident there. clearing out of the way. watch for construction over on the northeast extension of the pa turnpike. on theç northbound side betwee lansdale and quaker tonight. the left lane will be closed. here's 422. no big problems or delays right now. we're at an eight-minute drive time eastbound from 29 to the schuylkill, average speeds into the mid-60s. more updates when i come back in ten minutes. >> 5:10 right now. a possible abduction or prank gone too far? take a look at this video of a man being pulled out a store and thrown into a trunk. hear why despite a police investigation, a few witnesses say this may have been a joke. house fire mystery. we'll tell you about the sound witnesses heard coming from a burning home that's putting a twist on this investigation. nearly three thousand miles - that's how far away
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now to decision 2016, the fbi has the search warn the it needs to go through e-mails related to the investigation into hillary clinton's private server. this as fbi director james comey faces growing criticism over his actions. on friday, comeyç revealed his action related to the e-mails of huma abedin. they were discovered into the underage sexting investigation into abedin's husband, anthony weiner. agents didn't tell comey about the abedin e-mails until last thursday, even they they received them 27 days ago. the fbi director may have broken the law. senate minority leader harry reid sent a letter to comey says he appears to be aiding one political party over the other by bringing up the e-mails so close to the election.
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reid says this violates the hatch act. eric holder and dozens of others are criticizing the fbi director in this letter. it reads in part, many of us have worked with director comey, all of us respect him but his unprecedented decision to publicly comment on evidence in what may be an ongoing inquiry just 11 days before a presidential election leaves us both astonished and perplexed. meanwhile, hillary clinton says she won't be knock off course. the democratic candidate will be in the battleground state of ohio today. her opponent is not letting the e-mail scandal go. >> we all know about hillary's mounting legal troubles that she's brought on to herself with her willful and deliberate criminal misconduct. >> meantime, "the washington post" came out with a front page, three-month investigation yesterday finding donald trump repeatedly boasted and took credit for charitable donations that never happened.
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the trump campaign telling "the post" trump has personally donated tens of millions of dollars. but offered no proof. as we count down to the election, you can count on nbc 10 for complete decision 2016 coverage for updates from the campaign trail and our interviews with the presidential candidates, just tap the nbc 10 app. 5:16. a suspect wanted in the killing spree in oklahoma is dead. following a shootout with police.ç >> this is more intense than i thought it was going to be to say the least. >> that's accused killer michael vance jr. broadcasting live on facebook last week. the six-day manhunt ended last night when an officer shot and killed him. the fugitive was wanted for shooting two police cars, stealing a patrol car, stabbing his aunt and uncle and shooting a woman. we have video from northern virginia that shows a possible abduction outside a walmart. look at this video. surveillance cameras captured a
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man being forced into the trunk a car outside the store. moments earlier, the two suspects could be seen dragging the victim out of the walmart. witnesses toll detectives that the victims and suspect were possibly play fighting. police have made no arrests. in indianapolis, authorities have a mystery on their hands. at the scene of a house fire yesterday morning, witnesses said they heard screams from people inside the home as it went up in flames but when firefighters sifted through the ruins they didn't find human remains. neighbors said they hope the people who were living inside are somewhere safe. 5:17. let's take a look at i-59, see what's happening there. >> get you an update from first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. jess? >> thanks, vai and tracy. 95 looks great still. we're watching our cameras around the betsy ross bridge exit. all traffic is moving along, even with lane restrictions in place. we're at a 13-minute drive time, moving from woodhaven road to
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the vine street expressway. average speeds into the 60s. we're not seeing delays yet on 95. that doesn't start until about 6:15 or so. we have about another hour to start to see some of the main delays. out on mass transit for the most part, everything is running on time or close to schedule. about 11-minute delays for doylestown train 514 for septa. that's not too major. still, check before you go, just in case. sometimes we see a rippleç efft there. out in cinnaminson in new jersey, watched for downed poles and wires on route 130. that's headed southbound around taylor's lane. the right lane is getting by. we're not seeing major delays behind that. here's route 30, also in new jersey, around 295. 295 looks great down there as well as the white horse pike. no big delays over in new jersey. we'll check in with more of our p.a. majors when i come back. >> always feel like it's a bummer when kids have to drape a coat over their costume.
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>> i know. you have to bundle up. tonight looks nice. >> earlier in the day, if you go out early, it should be okay. >> dressing as a beachgoer probably won't work. it will get chilly in a hurry. most costumes will be okay. just the excitement in the air wi, too. northwesterly winds bringing the chill, even to the jersey shore, that's a live view from cape may at the marina. just dropped into the 40s at the shore, 49 degrees. some of the coolest readings are in the suburbs and still falling at this hour. it's in the middle 40s right now for west cullen township, malvern 46, along with st. david's and 46 in ft. washington. a chilly start with northerly winds bringing in dry air. we'll see plenty of sunshine today. that will keep us cool. we're looking at 50s this afternoon. but mostly sunny skies. a few, thin, scattered clouds around right now. won't last. no wet weather in the near
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future. not until we get to the end of the week. we're in for a winner on this halloween. 56 degrees in somerton. west chester, 55 degrees and 56 degrees for allentown. plenty of sunshine for new jersey and at the shore, a little bit warmer at the shore this afternoon for cape may, 58 degrees, hammonton is 56. rehoboth hits 56 degrees and 57 in wilmington with plenty of sunshine. warmer days ahead. up to 63 in the afternoon. the 70s are back tomorrow. wednesday, 72 degrees. even warmer on thursday but there's a chance we'll see some showers as another cold front comes through. that's going to drop the temperatures back into the 60s, starting on friday. a cool weekend, low 60s saturday and sunday. then just a few degrees cooler for most of next week. all right, thank you, bill. we're hearing from officials at temple university after a student was hurt following a paint ball attack. just ahead, hear what the school is saying about this incident and how it's not the only one.
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plus, getting on -- getting in on the action. tonight kids across the country are hitting their neighborhoods for trick or treat. we'll tell you about a new study that shows just how many parents admit stealing some of their candy. we also want to hear from you, up next.
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newsroom not much different than most homes. halloween candy all over the place. >> it's everywhere. it can be tempting to grab some out of your çchild's bucket li tomorrow morning. a survey found 62% of parents admitted to secretly eating their children's candy. more than half of parents admit they go for it. what do you like better? >> what do you like? do you do that or let your kids keep it all? or do you buy an extra bag for yourself? >> these snickers aren't good for you, kids. >> we'd love to hear from you. tweet us.
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our handles are right there on your screen. black friday shopping seems to start earlier and earlier every year. >> absolutely. after backlash from employees and shoppers, big name stores will be closed on thanksgiving this year. >> lowe's, home depot, nordstrom, ikea, marshall's, tjmaxx. king of prussia will be opened from 6:00 until 1:00. we good landon dowdy with cnbc news. espn and recode say an announcement is imminent.
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that is a merger of fanduel and draft kings. thank you. storms are long gone and so is that warm weather. a chilly day ahead. but it is going to be dry. here's a nice dry view of boathouse row. at 5:26. right now, 48 degrees. jessica boyington is in the first alert traffic center on a monday morning. how's it looking out there, jessie? >> so far, so çgood, bill. we're watching the platt bridge in our cameras. no big problems or delays right now, starting from the base of the bridge. that's what most of our majors look like, too. everything is moving along smoothly. plus, trying to stop violence against certain businesses in philadelphia. hear how city council is trying to take action to prevent these crimes. hear from neighbors about what happened during a rescue in this neighborhood. most people owe the bank.
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right now on "nbc 10 news today," trying to keep things on track. we are just hours away from a possible septa strike. a heart breaking loss to the birds. the eagles drop a matchup, a crucial matchup against the cowboys in prime time. paint ballç attacks. we're hearing from temp university officials as the school investigates several incidents that hurt at least one student. nbc 10 news starts now. >> good monday morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. last day of october, of course, it is halloween. you're interested in how to dress your trick or treaters today. let's check in with


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