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pregnant is at the center of an immigration debate. shutdown showdown. president trump now saying a fight over the border wall won't delay a budget deal. 5:00 a.m. on the nose. welcome to tuesday and to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. bill henley is our go-to guy. we need to find out what's on the back of a jersey and find out about weather, here's our go-to guy. >> i've got your back. >> that's what i'm talking about. today, grab the umbrella. you've known it in easton, showers are fixly moving toward -- quickly moving toward the lehigh valley. clouds are in place, and it's a chilly breeze blowing this morning. the rain is exiting wilmington heading into philadelphia, westchester, starting to get a few rain drops. look at the downpours moving through camden and into burlington county.
northwest of pemberton -- you'll hear the downpours in a few seconds. moderate showers moving through there. this is on the move. look, it's dry now for vineland, morris river. showers have already cleared cape may. to the south, you see rain moving in this morning and especially this afternoon. we'll see heavier downpours during the afternoon into the evening commute. you'll definitely need your rain gear today. 52, rain in new jerseyment 54 in the lehigh valley. rain showers in philadelphia, 53, winds at 15 miles per hour. a little stronger than the last hour. this afternoon, not much of a warmup. the biggest warmup will come this evening. we'll get the heavy downpours in the afternoon. they'll let up this evening. that's when we'll see temperatures in the upper 50s for delaware. 57 for the suburbs. at the shore, 57 degrees with gusty winds. the winds will be stronger coming off the ocean at the
shore. i'll break it down hour by hour when i'm back in ten minutes. let's see how the rain is affecting traffic. francesca ruscio has your first alert traffic. bill, traffic is pretty light right now. that's always great news. look at the vine street expressway. we're doing pretty good now. very few cars on the majors so far. again, it's early. the schuylkill expressway, travel speeds still very green right now. problem free overall, eastbound, westbound, no reported delays. look at these travel speeds. doing pretty good on the schuylkill. the majors over new jersey -- earlier, we looked at the 42 freeway. we didn't see problems or delays on the turnpike or 295, looking pretty good so far. when i come back, we'll look at 95 as well as any updates for you. i'll send it back to you. happening today, jurors will continue to hear arguments over the fate of convicted cop killer eric frein. he's facing the death penalty. this comes a day after his parents pleaded for his life. his mother saying her son is not
a monster. katy zachry joins us live in the digital operations center with more on their testimony and what's ahead today. katy, fill us in. >> reporter: it was the first time we heard from eric frein's family on the stand. it came the same day we learned that frein is on suicide watch and has not slept in nearly a week. in a rare gesture of emotion, convicted cop killer eric frein wiped a tear away as his mother spoke to the jury about his solitary childhood, his inability to read until sixth grade. she asked for his life to be spared. last week the 33-year-old was found guilty by a jury of capital murder and attempted murder in the 2014 ambush shooting two of pennsylvania state troopers. frein's defense team is trying to convince the same jury that he should get life in prison instead of the death penalty each though there's a moratorium on executions in pennsylvania. his father also testified on his behalf, telling jurors, "i failed eric as a father. i failed him by not pushing him harder. if he had a plan to shoot or kill anybody, i would have
stopped him." >> i think that it was important that the jury meet the frein family. it was important that they understand what was going on in the frein household all those years. >> reporter: we expect to hear from frein's sisters and friends coming up next. yesterday he did show up in court, unlike we've seen him before for his trial and sentencing. he was disheveled, unshaven, and in a wheelchair. coming up, what the prosecution is saying about whether that's legit or not. live in the digital operations center, nbc10 news. >> thank you. 5:04. 52 degrees outside. today in camden, prosecutors will resume laying out their murder case against david creato. here's what we know -- prosecutors say creato killed his 3-year-old son brendan to keep a relationship going with a teenage girlfriend. last week, the boy's mother told jurors that creato's theory of a spirit drawing brendan into the woods where he was found dead in 2015 was odd and unexplainable.
new from overnight, an 87-year-old man in critical condition after crews rescued him from a house fire in wilmington. sky force 10 over the scene on belmont drive. investigators don't yet know the cause of the fire. sky force 10 also in montgomery county last night. crews put out a fire at the fine grinding corporation building in conshohocken. no reports of anyone hurt there. hazmat crews were called to the scene on east elm street because of possible chemicals inside the building. arkansas carries out the first double execution in the united states in more than a decade. marcell williams and jack jones were put to death on the same gurney just hours apart last night. both men were convicted rapists and killers. the state wants to put to death eight inmates before the end of the month when its supply of one lethal injection drug expires. arkansas plans another execution on thursday. federal immigrants agents are trying to get custody of an undocumented immigrant accused of getting a teen on his soccer
team pregnant. immigration enforcement officials have issued what's called a detainer request for francesco prado contreras. authorities say he entered the u.s. illegally. last week philadelphia police arrested him on sex charges. they say he paid one of his teenage players to have sex with him, and she had his baby. now the city of philadelphia has to decide whether to release him into i.c.e.'s custody. the city released a statement saying the request must be accompanied by a judicial criminal warrant in order for that to happen. 5:06. today president trump will be the keynote speaker at a holocaust commemoration in washington. six candles will be lit in memory of the six million jews murdered in world war ii. yesterday the president issued a statement condemning the holocaust. he also pledged support for israel. also today, president trump's secretary of agriculture will be officially sworn in. the senate confirmed former georgia governor sonny perdue's nomination yesterday.
the 70-year-old served in the president's agricultural advisory committee during his campaign. as president trump's first 100 days tick down, he is trying to avoid a government shutdown and budget standoff. the white house says funding for the proposed border wall will not be an issue. white house officials tell nbc news the president is considering getting funding for the wall this fall. instead of making it an issue ahead of friday's budget deadline. funding the wall is one of the major sticking points that could prevent passing the spending bill. if congress fatality to pass the trillion-dollar bill, a partial shutdown could happen. tomorrow the president will unveil his tax plan. u.s. military sources tell nbc news that north korea could launch another missile or conduct another nuclear test today. tension with the regime continues to grow. today marks the 85th anniversary of north korea's army. experts think kim jong-un could use the occasion to further flex his military muscle. the "uss carl vinson" will be
arriving later today. yesterday president trump called on the u.n. security council to do more to control north korea. we've been telling you that president trump will mark his 100th day in office with a rally in harrisburg saturday. the staff aboard air force one is getting ready. harrisburg national airport showed the jet practicing takeoffs and landings there yesterday. new, a bill to change the benefits sex offenders receive from the state now goes to the senate. the measure would make convicted sex offenders ineligible for public assistance if they don't comply with megan's law. the house passed the bill yesterday. the senate killed a similar bill in the last session. megan's law is named after a 7-year-old girl killinged by a neighbor who was -- killed by a neighbor who was a convicted sex offender. the law requires sex offenders to register so residents can know if one is living in their neighborhood.
just about 5:09. the rain has intensified. it's coming down here at the nbc10 studios. the wind is blowing, too, to make it feel a bit chilly this morning. here's the full view. you see the view from center city. winds are testing the ropes holding the flags on this morning. 12 mile-per-hour wind at the surface. stronger above building level. that's a cold air that's driving into the area. this is the line of showers that we saw on those live pictures. right through center city right now. and a heavier downpour into delaware county. these are quickly moving toward the north. so those areas that are dry, most of montgomery, bucks county, berks county, the lehigh valley, stand by. you'll get wet weather, too. this is yet to come. i'll show you the timing of this. we'll get the first showers to come through this morning. then we get a break. at 11:00 this morning, the rain is tarting to move back -- starting to move back into the area. this is light rainfall for delaware, south jersey, philadelphia. the wind will be picking up, so
it's going to feel like it's coming down heavy. you'll need a sturdy umbrella during the day. that's at 11:00. the rain continues to move up from the south. heavier downpours, possibly even thunderstorm activity. there's a slight chance of that developing in delaware and south jersey. we'll see heavy downpours. look how the rain extends all the way through the lehigh valley at 3:00. into the evening hours, rain coming down at wilmington, affiliation -- philadelphia, 5:30 in the evening. atlantic city, inland, lower burlington county and ocean county. tapering off of the showers overnight. there's still a chance we'll see showers tomorrow. look at the ten day on 10, we'll get clearing out, when i'm back in ten minutes. >> thank you. 5:10. you see raindrops on the lens. traffic cameras. >> let's see how it's impacting. francesca ruscio has more. yes, still early, but we're looking at a wet traffic lens.
behind that, wet road conditions -- try to say that five times fast -- either direction, traffic looking good on the boulevard. our camera at fox street. we're doing pretty good aside from the wet roads. i said it that time. maple shade, new jersey, route 73 from route 38. > not a car in sight. you won't run into problems or delays. again, still very early. 422 now, looking good. eastbound and westbound, pretty good so far. it's going to take you eight minutes for the schuylkill expressway. when i come back, we'll look at any updates from the earlier water main break. back to you. >> thank you. 5:11. final closure. the last round of nfl draft road changes, less than an hour away. we'll detail the impact on your morning commute, plus how the city is preparing for hundreds of thousands of visitors. plus there -- truck trouble. a delaware neighborhood says a traffic problem is impacting
5:15. neighbors in one delaware county community are phasing a problem they say is destroying their quality of life. >> trucks are roaring along route 41 west to wilmington. their rumbling is shattering window panes on homes. neighbor mary ann summers says the trucks are also over the legal length and don't follow the rules. >> a fight on their hands. i'm not giving up. >> summers wants more police to patrol the road and enforce the truck rules. officials say an earthquake near lancaster sunday felt like the equivalent of a passing truck. the 2.3-magnitude quake was centered south of lancaster. emergency crews got hundreds of
calls about a half hour after it happened. neighbors thought it was something much worse than a small quake. >> we had people crying on the telephone. some ask fds north korea had attacked -- asked if north korea had attacked the united states or if we were under attack. it wasn't a joking-type question. >> the earthquake did not cause any damage. new details on bill o'reilly's quick return to the airwaves five days after fox news fired him. the former anchor was back last night with his "no spin news" podcast. he said in part, "i'm sad that i'm not on television anymore. i can't say a lot because there's much stuff going on now, but i can tell you that i'm confident the truth will come out. and when it does, i don't know if you're going to be surprised, but i think you're going to be shaken as i am." fox news fired o'reilly following sexual harassment claims. he's denied the allegations.
and fox news host sean hannity is facing a sexual harassment accuser of his own. a lawyer and guest said he banned her from the show after he rejected his invitation to join him at his hotel. hannity called her a serial harasser who had been lying about him for well over a decade. 5:17. 53 degrees. we've been following breaking news of the water main break in southwest philadelphia. >> nbc10 first alert traffic reporter francesca ruscio with more. here's an update. because of this water main break, we're not going to be seeing any services, trolley services, in darby loop. you see the water just budging everywhere, and chester avenue. at the intersection. it is closed until further notice. you're seeing street flooding as of now. br pretty severe. it's going to be holding on all
trolley services between there for most part. we'll go back into the majors. we'll look at 95 at woodhain road. for the most part, travel speeds are doing pretty good. we're seeing water droplets on the lenses as well as the shiny roads. again, travel speeds are doing pretty good on woodhaven. we looked at the schuylkill expressway. 202, not bad. route 30 to the schuylkill expressway will take 11 minutes. i'll post the updates from the water main break on my social media. back to you. >> thank you. 5:18. we'll get a lot of rain, some areas will get rain. >> let's find out when with meteorologist bill henley and the most action arrest forecast. the rain in wilmington is drying out. clouds are overhead. there will be more rain developing. we're in the 50s right now. nobody is warm today. the wind is blowing to make it
feel even chillier. low 50s for most of new jersey, clayton, washington township, voorheis. florence is 53. 51 for robins victville and hop township. the first line of showers, not a lot. there are downpours. you see some of the heavier rain right now is crossing the delaware and moving into lower bucks county south of trenton. trenton is dry, but this is moving toward levittown. a quick downpour that's starting to lighten up in bristol. that's the first line of showers. the steadier, heavier rainfall will come from the south. the rain in virginia, norfolk seeing rainfall, that's just the beginning of the heavy downpours in north carolina. those will be here this afternoon. that will free you. a good amount of rain. not a lot this morning or this afternoon. by 4:30, you could see more than one-third inch in philadelphia. south american acloser to
three-quarters inch of rain. the rain continues during the evening hours, early evening hours. trenton should top an inch of rain. we've got a rainy day ahead and a windy one, too. 57 degrees this afternoon. the temperatures will be in the middle 50s. that warmup to 57 comes this evening once the rain starts to let up. 67 tomorrow after a low of 53. we could see a few showers tomorrow morning. less likely in the afternoon. we'll finally get breaks of sunshine tomorrow. then a big warmup just as the nfl draft starts moving in for thursday, friday, and saturday. look at the temperatures heading into the weekend. there's a chance of a shower, possibly a thunderstorm on friday. not an all-day rainfall. 88 on saturday. closer to 90 on sunday. quite warm on monday. that's when we'll get a cold front. could touch off showers and thunderstorms. and some wet weather for tuesday. 80s monday, 60s tuesday. then sunshine for wednesday and thursday. >> thank you. nbc10 is getting you
prepared for severe weather. our weather team brings you ahead of the storm. a first alert severe weather special. from your home to your car, we'll get you and your family ready for the upcoming storm season. you can watch next tuesday. the philadelphia mayor calling to legalize marijuana. more about the police bust that led him to act and the reason he wants changes. i won't say in the headlights -- you are. completely stunned. >> card confusion. fay dunaway opens up about the moment she read the wrong winner at the oscars. phone problems, why customers are seeing red when it comes to the latest samsung phone.
philadelphia, south 58th and chester avenue. because of this, no septa trolley service between yaden and darby loop. we will get you around the mess and keep you update coming up. samsung's new phone is facing customer complaints. and wells fargo set to face investors for the first time since a major scandal. landon dowdy has -- has the cnbc business news. hi. samsung had a record preorder for the galaxy 8 smartphone. the first major product launch since the fire-prone note 7 last fall. despite the recall, samsung's stock caught up, rising 8% in the last three months. however, not everyone is happy with the s8. some users are complaining that the display screen has a reddish tint. samsung is promising a software fix next week. wells fargo's management and board will likely face
frustrat frustrated investors today. there will be an annual shareholders meeting in the wake of sales practices that led to fines and the ceo's resignation. the big item to watch will be whether shareholders vote out board members. an investigation found the aggressive sales practices dated back at least 15 years. and on wall street, futures are higher this morning. stocks jumped on relief over the results from the french election on sunday. the dow, nasdaq, and s&p 500 all rose more than 1%. their best day in six weeks. you'll want to look for data today on housing and consumer confidence. we get earnings from five stocks, 3m, caterpillar', coke, and mcdonald's. the dow rising 216 points to 20,763. the nasdaq up 73 to 5,983. back to you. >> landon dowdy with cnbc.
breaking overnight, a water main break. a local street is flooded. we'll tell you how it's impacting traffic. in minutes, the last nfl draft road changes will begin. we'll detail the impacts on your commute. and tracking rain. we'll tell you who could see wet weather this morning and a chance for thunderstorms later in the day. raincoat, umbrella, you will need them both. good morning, welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. let's get right to bill henley