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thanks for being with us. meteorologist bill henley starts us off. and he is tracking a chilly beginning to the weekend. bill? >> yeah. it was cool yesterday. the temperatures have really dropped this morning. some neighbors ten degrees cooler. you may see frost on plants. lehigh valley has dropped into the 30s, and the numbers are still falling. down to 37 at 7:00. the sun's not up until 7:25 this morning. 51 degrees at 10:00 and climbing into the 60s this afternoon. you'll see a similar warmup in philadelphia. not as cold in the city. there's still time for the temperatures to come down a little bit more. the wind is calm at 88:00. temperatures boosted by 11:00. 50s all day yesterday. today, heading for the 60s with bright sunshine. you'll need the heavier jacket. with sunshine and temperatures into the 60s, you'll be able to peel it off this afternoon. a beautiful day ahead. i'll go through it hour by hour
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to show how quickly temperatures climb in your neighborhood. that's when i'm back in ten minutes. first, jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. an update on the schuylkill expressway. we're back open now. watching this around the center city area. right near vine street expressway. that's all back open. here we were closed earlier on the eastbound side of the schuylkill. again, it was closing between this point around vine headed to south street. by the time you head out the door there, all the construction vehicles should be fine. everything's okay. on the delaware memorial bridge, watching construction on the jersey side. down the turnpike or 295, you might run into lane restrictions into delaware. right now, no delays. not seeing a ton of traffic. watching more on the bridges. the admiral wilson boulevard from jersey, heading into philadelphia. this is the ben franklin bridge toll plaza there. so far, so good here moving through camden with no problems or big delays. spin fired at the home of a
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person of interest overnight. philadelphia police say this 16-year-old lives there. he's wanted for questioning in the murder investigation of two teenagers shot after an argument on tuesday. the deaths have left the community shaken. >> we have more from deanna durante on the investigation. deanna? >> reporter: 16-year-old brandon oliveri, that's the teenager police want to talk to, was not home when someone came here just after 2:00 this morning firing shots at the house. it's believed about ten shots were fired. his parents were inside sleeping. sources say that oliveri, the 16-year-old, was not in the house and hasn't been seen in the neighborhood for the last several days. oliveri is someone police want to talk to. sources say that they want to speak to him for questioning in the case of two teenagers that were killed tuesday night. it's not clear if someone walked up or were fired at from the car. there are a number of markings in the street.
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police are taking down tape and clearing the scene since being here about 2:30 this morning. oliveri is not charged with a crime. police merely want to interview him. that's in connection with tuesday's fatal shooting of two high school students. neighbors are furious that they have woken up to the retaliation. >> sure i'm worried, concerned. there are children up the street. people, young, babies, toddlers. they've got to be exposed to this? i mean, it's ridiculous. >> reporter: on facebook, oliveri's mother posted he was friends with someone who was killed. he's not been seen in this neighborhood but is someone police want to talk to in connection with the shooting two of teenagers tuesday in south philadelphia. if you know about that crime, if you know who's responsible for this crime, police want to hear
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from you. now to new details in a case out of west philadelphia. police have arrested and charged four people in the beating and carjacking of a pizza delivery driver. and some of the suspects are teenagers. it happened last friday on baltimore avenue. police just released the sflts surveillance -- the surveillance video yesterday. police are looking for at least one other person involved in the attack. cell phone video from camden shows emergency workers clamoring to help a 6-year-old boy after a school bus slammed into him yesterday afternoon. we talked to witnesses who say each though the little boy should be okay, the scene was still hard to stand by and watch. >> it was terrifying to see him laying there bleeding and know a school bus did this. >> if you look closely at the video, you see a woman comforting the boy while first responders work. police say the boy got off of
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his bus and was walking behind it when the bus hit him. people can't comprehend how the bus driver didn't see the boy in the street. they say the situation is not new for their communiti. >> i don't know if she's not looking, paying attention. >> my son got hit down the street there by george's square. another kid got hit over here at the same time. they said that the bus driver was texting and driving. >> police haven't charged the driver in this case. the bus belongs to mcgough bus company. the boy was treated for serious but not life threatening injuries. and look at something dangerous that could show up in your child's trick-or-treat bag. gloucester and ocean county officials are warning parents to watch for marijuana county. the alerts point to state health officials. marijuana can't question look
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like gummies -- marijuana candy can look like gummies or chocolate. watch for strange packaging or a strange smell. the plan to expand casino-style gambling and borrowing $1.5 billion is on the desk of tom wamp. the extension plan was passed on wednesday. it would bring gambling to truck stops and airports and make it available on line. it would allow gambling at ten mini casinos. last year, pennsylvania netted $1.4 billion in taxes from the casino industry. lawmakers hope to bring in up to $200 million more a year with the expansion. this morning, a philadelphia firefighter is recovering after he was hurt battling a row house fire in germantown. the firefighter's expected to be okay. sky force 10 was over the scene on wagner place last night where officials are working to figure out what started the fire. and we're learning more about two dogs, rescue dogs, killed in the fire on south street that destroyed a longtime restaurant and damaged a nearby
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pet store. one of the dogs, yogi, came to philadelphia from puerto rico following hurricane maria. the other, precious, was rescued from a hoarding situation in kentucky. they were staying at doggy style pets during the fire that destroyed bridget foy's. 5:07 this friday. germantown is a finalist in a nationwide competition that could help preserve the rich cultural history of the popular philadelphia neighborhood. it's called vote your main street. we put a link on our nbc10 philadelphia facebook page. national geographic and american express are sponsoring the contest that will give $150,000 in grant money to the winner. that money will go toward repairing buildings with significant african-american heritage. voting runs through tuesday. 5:07. temperatures are still dropping. more than two hours away from sunrise. there's still plenty of time with temperatures to go even lower. this is whitehall township.
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one of the areas of frost this morning. more likely in some of the colder suburbs this morning. not just the lehigh valley and the suburbs that are in the 30s. south jersey, temperatures in the 30s in a few neighborhoods in philadelphia, too. the coldest numbers this morning are in the suburbs. atglen at 33. just a degree above freezing. elroy is 36. bedminster, ft. washington, thirds. one degree above freezing there. bryn athyn and glad win, st. david's, low 40s. chillier than yesterday. frost will disappear. we'll see a lost sunshine. this is doppler radar -- a lot of sunshine. this is doppler radar, satellite, notice how clear it is. once the sun is up, temperatures will move past yesterday's levels. warming to the 60s this afternoon. completely dry today. that does change over the weekend, however. you'll need the sunglasses. and definitely the chakt this morning. 55 at 11:00. -- the jacket this morning. 55 at 11:00. climbing in philadelphia. clear skies across first thing
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this morning. this disappears, then 60s for the suburbs and also the lehigh valley. you'll see lots of sunshine for delaware and new jersey. cold morning for both areas. but this afternoon, a beautiful day, and light winds, they'll become southerly. that's going to help boost temperatures above yesterday levels. that's going to happen by noontime today. 60s for the jersey shore with plenty of sunshine there. it's going to change over the weekend. even though we've got a nice warmup saturday, low 70s for philadelphia, dover, into the upper 60s for allentown and wildwood come sunday, rain is moving in. some of it will linger into monday, early monday. i'll take a closer look at the rain threat for sunday when i'm back in less than ten minutes. >> see you then. thank you. 5:09. let's get you to work on this friday with a check of 95. >> jessica boyington keeping an eye on the cameras. jess? yeah. watching 95, it looks good so far. wish it would stay like this throughout the commute. we all know that doesn't happen. around cottman avenue, i'm
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watching here. on the southbound side, traffic that is moving in this direction is headed toward center city. so far, so good, moving from woodhaven up to the vine. about a 13, 14-minute trip now. we're right-of-way on schedule there. the 42 freeway looks good, too. moving up toward the philadelphia area. on the northbound side, moving from 55 and past the deptford area toward the walt whitman bridge, a five-minute trip. no delays or problems. and not surprised here that there's no delays on the garden state parkway now. near the toll plaza, you see cars moving through. roads look dry. and quiet right now. that's what we like to see. >> 5:10. families are waking up reunited. the struggle these people pushed through to escape storm-ravaged puerto rico and come back to philadelphia. partial relief. why only some of the highly anticipated jfk files were made public. and a mother's fury. what a philadelphia mom did when
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her daughter said a dean of students sexually assaulted her. steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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a small montana energy company will receive $300 million to help rebuild puerto rico. >> this morning, democrats are calling it a case of corruption, and they're demanding an investigation. whitefish energy landed the largest contract to rebuild the power grid. the company is located in the hometown of u.s. interior secretary ryan zinke, the founder of an equity firm that backs whitefish energy, donated thousands to the trump campaign. zinke said he had nothing to do with the contract. whitefish energy says its mobility and expertise at specialized tasks helped them get the contract. puerto rico will appoint someone to look at it because island authorities are calling it a case of federal overreach. there were hugs along with tears of joy for the 150
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passengers from puerto rico white sox landed at -- puerto rico who landed at philly international last night. they had been in the devastation since hurricane maria a month ago. one mom told us about her struggle to get back home to her family. >> i thought we would never see her again because there was no communication, no way to get to. all the streets is -- the streets is -- nowhere to go to to someone, no communication. i thought i would never see her again. >> a local relief group was there handing out bags to people hoping to start a new life if philadelphia. after a long day of anticipation, last night the national archives finally released nearly 3,000 previously sealed or censored records from the 1963 assassination of president john f. kennedy. according to the white house, though, president trump blocked the release of more records because of cia and fbi concerns about national security. this despite a 1992 law that requires all government records relate to the assassination to
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be publicly disclosed in full within 25 years. that deadline was yesterday. 5:16. 45 chilly degrees. even if it was just a sweater heading out the door yesterday, full-on coat today. >> and crank that heat in the car. jessica boyington keeping an eye on the roads. we're watching moving through center city now, the vine street expressway. a camera is around eighth street. fridays typically we see a slower start to the morning. we don't skip over rush hour, sometimes we see less of a problem until later. right now only a little after 5:15. no major problems. this is the westbound side toward the schuylkill where you're seeing traffic move. following an earlier construction project, the schuylkill has reopened. eastbound in between the vine street expressway and south street, we earlier had a closure. 12 minutes for the drive time eastbound from the blue route to the vine. speeds there also into the mid 60s. i'll end with 295.
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moving through the belmar area at route 168. watch for construction in the area. no surprise, this has been an ongoing project for forever now. the northbound and southbound sides are moving through. again, updates on this, and i'll have more of our hoods when we come back. 5:17 on this friday. cool, 45 degrees outside. long sleeves -- >> yeah, it's going to warm up, but right now it's chilly. we'll find out how much it will warm up and look at the weekend. meteorologist bill henley with that. cape may at the marina, clear skies and light winds. temperatures have come down. they're still falling. 42 at the shore. there's time for neighborhoods inland to move into the 30s. seeing 30s in south jersey, the suburbs, the lehigh valley, these are the three areas that i'm watching for frost. not everyone in the 30s. low 40s in pittman. lumberton, mt. laurel, vietnam
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war he's, washington township -- voorheis, washington township, interior sections, with the colder temperatures. pemberton, 34. dropped below freezing at princeton, 31. unlike yesterday, we'll see sunshine all day long. look at the warming -- we won't get the showers we talked about yesterday for yesterday afternoon. no, sunshine and middle 60s by mid-afternoon. it quickly cools down this evening. clear all day. radar and satellite, nothing to show you here. the storm system is producing snow and rain. not much going on for midwest. this area, this is a cold front. that's going to push into moist air. that's going to bring us potentially heavy downpours on sunday. this time sunday morning at 5:15, the rain will be moving into berks county, chester county, and the lehigh valley. the heavier downpours swing through by 1:00 in the afternoon when the eagles are taking the field. look at that.
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rain coming down in philadelphia. we may have an inch of rain on the ground by then. possibly more than an inch at pottstown and allentown. millville, parts of south jersey, according to this model, could see more than two inches of rain by sunday afternoon. this is 4:00 in the afternoon. notice the rain is still coming down. outdoor events are not looking good for sunday. late sunday evening, the rain pulls out of here. the day to get out and enjoy and do stuff, that's saturday. partly sunny skies, more clouds in the afternoon than in the morning and temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. the rain will cool things down. there's a chance we'll see thunderstorms on sunday. i'll show you what's next for next week with the ten day on 10 coming up in the next half hour. >> hopefully warm, dry weather. thanks. tonight, another week of high school football kicks off around the region. you voted for the match-up that's our high school blitz game of the week.
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coming up, working together. how american airlines is now joining forces with the naacp following allegations of discrimination in the skies. tricky travel. the closures and restrictions set to start in just a few hours that could be a real headache for philadelphia drivers but a bonus for runners and bicyclists. street orders are open. are you looking for a phone upgrade? get ready for the dash to snag apple's latest technology. and nbc10 news today is hitting the road once again. we want you to join us. come out next wednesday in gloucester county at the wawa at 332 south black horse pike in williamstown. we will be serving free coffee and highlighting the community.
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an update now. american airlines and the naacp say they look forward to
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discussing allegations about a public advisory warning african-american travelers to avoids american airlines because of a risk of discriminatory and unsafe conditions. football programs are sending in the robots to help reduce the risk of concussions for kids. it's called the mvp which stands for mobile virtual player. it's essentially a tackling dumb oh wheels. players can practice against the robots instead of each other, thereby reducing the risk of helmet-to-helmet contact. colleges and nfl teams are buying them, and hishlgh school are getting them. they're not cheap, about $8,000 apiece. it could be the biggest deal in health insurance history. a drug store chain is looking to buy a popular health care company. landon dowdy is here with details in the story for this morning's cnbc business news. good morning. >> reporter: hi there, good friday to you. cbs is reportedly in talks to buy aetna for more than $66
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billion. the deal goes through, this mega merger could be the biggest ever in health insurance history. the news comes as traditional brick and mortar retailers like cvs are struggling to keep one online competitors like amazon. cvs reported in may that amazon has been quietly exploring waits to expand into the multibillion-dollar pharmaceutical industry. >> and let's talk about apple's newest gadget. so hot and one step closer to being in consumers' hands. >> reporter: that's right. the hotly anticipated iphone d aand -- iphone-x, available for pr preordpre preorder. and the new iphone comes with features like a larger edge-to-edge screen, facial recognition technology, and a new bionic chip. excitement about the phone has help send apple stock up 35%
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this year. the first lucky customers will receive their preorders exactly one week from now on november 3rd. let's check the markets on wall street. we've got it opening in the green after trading relatively higher in thursday's session. thursday marked the busiest day of earnings season and the latest set of results that gave investors a positive surprise. the dow gaining 71 to close at 23,400. the nasdaq down seven to 6,556. today investors will get data on real gdp and consumer sentiment and keep an eye on earnings reports from giants like chevron and exxonmobil. back to you. >> thank you. have a nice weekend. breaking now -- someone shot up the home of a 16-year-old person of interest. police want to question him in connection with the murder of two teenagers. and rush to the rescue. we've been following the recovery of a new jersey man who overdosed twice on heroin. how a stranger stepped in when that man hit a roadblock in his fight against addiction. joseph, i'm steve. how are you?
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nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on. [ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye. she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people, regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you.
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i love you guys too. you know that. yeah.
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home shot up. a person of interest's home is shot up, and police are searching for a person of interest. and driving restrictions about to make travel tricky in philadelphia unless you're on foot or riding by bike. spirit overload from the young to the centuries' old. the ghosts that call a historic farm home. friday morning, welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm rosemary connors. meteorologist bill henley has the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. bill? >> looking at frosty areas this morning. the suburbs now down to 32 degrees. that's not the only spot in the 30s.


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