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officer outrage. investigators reveal a florida deputy was at the school during the shooting and didn't do anything to stop the gunman. competing for a cause. how gymnasts will be showing off their skills and helping breast cancer survivors all at the same time. and skating troubles. what cost team usa gold in one of the premier events at the winter olympics? disappointing. >> another riveting day of competition. >> it's true. 4:30. good morning. >> let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with the first alert forecast, the most accurate forecast in town. >> we are getting more rain. take a look at havertown. some light rain is moving
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through right now and more on the way. it's going to be a chilly rain today. so jackets and umbrellas will get you through the day today. not a big warm up. and then a damp evening. the temperatures will go warmer this evening than you'll see during the day today. and that's good news for the weekend. the temperatures will be inching up. light showers moving through south jersey, the suburbs. and at the shore, too, these showers are going to be light during the day, on and off. 30s definitely seeing some colder temperatures this evening. 38 in the lehigh valley, 38 also in philadelphia. temperatures pretty much in the same territory this morning. th upper 30s and 40s this afternoon. so stand by for another damp day. i'll break it down hour by hour and shoouuickly those temperatures will climb in your neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes, but first jessica
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boyington has your first alert traffic. we're watching the schuylkill expressway. if ulook up ahead maybe actually just cleared, but there was police activity here. there are still cones up ahead so we still have a lane restriction on the westbound side. so coming from south street that means it's moving towards center city. watching that for you and drive times, just an eight minute trip and speeds into the 60s. new from overnight police are searching for a person who shot two cars. officers found eight shell casings on the scene. no one was hurt. the long and emotional process for survivors of the florida high school massacre takes a major step forward this morning. teachers will return to margery stoneman douglas high school for the first time since the mass shooting threw it into the
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national spotlight. and survivors and their families are sharing their outrage after investigators reveal an armed deputy stood by while students were gunned down in their florida school last week. >> this is video showing school resource deputy scott pederson. the sheriff says pederson could have done more to stop the gunman during his rampage. >> devastated. sick to my stomach. there are no words. >> nbc 10's matt delucia joins us live in our digital operations center. the officer's movements were caught on surveillance video. >> it is clear the school resource officer could have done more to stop the shooter. that officer, scott pederson is off the job now. he resigned when he was informed there was an internal investigation into his failures. the sheriff revealed as the shooting unfolded pederson who was armed stood outside the
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building and never went inside to confront the shooter as 17 people were killed. now people with loved ones who go toshocked. >> i don't understand why you cowered out of doing your job. >> maybe they could still be alive if he had gone inside and tried to stop something from happening. >> officers in our area vented on social media last night including this one who said this. you take the job knowing you can get shot and killed. outgunned, yep, but you're a little more prepared to fight back than a school of kids.ith chief in our area about what should have been done. and two officers under investigation as to how they handled previous calls to the suspect's home. and later today first responders on the scene of that florida school shooting will speak to the community in parkland. >> as investigators continue to comb through the events leading
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up to the florida high school massacre two things are clear. the admitted shooter showedapabe and no one in position of authority followed up on those signs. among them a newly released 911 call he made back in november. >> the thing is i lost my mother a couple of weeks ago so i'm dealing with a bunch of things right now. >> you don't have any weapons on you right now, do you? >> no. nikolas cruz called 911 to explain his side of the story of a fight between him. he got angry and began punching the wall of a home. the family said they didn't want cruz arrested at the time. president trump continues to expand on his ideas to protect students from mass shootings. >> and the president floated the
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idea of using federal dollars to identify and train teachers who are capable of carrying and operating a weapon. he also suggested offering those teachers a bonus in pay. his comments came after the head of the nra addressed the political conference. we want to hear what you think. should the men and women charged with teaching your kids carry weapons in the classroom? answer yes or no in our poll at the top of nbc 10 facebook page. and our coverage of the florida school shooting and gun debate continues now on the nbc 10 app. you can hear more of the 911 calls involving the alleged shooter. in other news a mercer county worker who was killed trying to stop a hit-and-run driver is helping people after his death. >> this quick check station is covered in balloons and candles. on monday a car hit an suv and
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then struck pump attendant as he tried to stop the driver from getting away. police are trying to find this unidentified who they say was driving a gray nissan. he was an organ donor. his organs will help patients across new jersey. now to an update of a shooting of philadelphia mom killed while driving a van. police do not believe the gunman targeted those victims. police are looking for a gunman they say killed her. new video shows her car veering off the road thursday night. engineers are working to ensure what replaces 239 chestnut streets looks similar to the building the fire destroyed on sunday.
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sunday's fire destroyed several other apartments and stores on chestnut street. investigators haven't determined how it started. and today more than 3,000 gymnasts from across the country will come to philadelphia for the pink invitational. >> the girls will compete throughout the weekend at the convention center while raising money. it gets survivors to get complimentary treatments included acupuncture and massage. the founder created pink invitational after her own battle with breast cancer. >> i looked like a 12-year-old poi. i had no hair, so sick and suffering from depression. so we feel we just bridge that gap where we can bring these two madaliti modalities together, the medical side and the complementary side. and a 4-year-old hero, a young boy stepping up to save
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his brothers. >> i want to save their lives. >> what he's donating to help keep them alive. >> plus this. >> reporter: i'm keith jones here at the winter games in south korea. it takes thousands to get it on your tv. but first i'm going to show you the nerve center and take you right behind the scenes.
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how much money do you think you'll need in retirement? then we found out how many years that money would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to, but when we could live to. let's plan for income that lasts all our years in retirement. prudential. bring your challenges. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington with you right now. a few things to check on right now. we're starting on wood haven road where we have a crash here right around academy road. this is the eastbound side. one lane getting by right now.
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an ambulance on scene and a few other vehicles involved included in this accident. one lane getting by, so that means the traffic moving towards 95. and the schuylkill expressway, a minor crash on the eastbound side of the 76, so right near the boulevard, too. that's off into the shoulder. traffic is getting by the scene. it looks like one police car, one vehicle involved on the eastbound side. so moving through shouldn't be too bad. and end here with mass transit. nothing going on right now. they're all on schedule. i'm meteorologist bill henley. a cloudy, dreary start. look at society hill this morning. this is rain shower activity. no sign of anything else in our region. the suburbs, lehigh valley, delaware, seeing some rain in philadelphia, too. you can see some light showers moving through west philadelphia. they're going to be on and off
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this morning, but it's going to be chilly. we'll warm up only into the 40s. in the suburbs 36 degrees right now. 30s through the morning hours, and then the very low 40s this afternoon. on and off rain showers for the suburbs and for the lehigh valley which is also at 36 degrees right now. upper 30s to near 40 degrees in the lehigh valley. and for new jersey, cloudy skies, on and off rain show, but not a big warm up. 38 degrees right now, up 4 degrees by noontime to 42 and middle 40s this afternoon. new jersey at the shore, 40s all day long. mostly cloudy skies over the shore, but there are fog to be some showers moving through the shore points as well, and delaware at 39 degrees heading into the low 40s this afternoon. the temperatures will be climbing some over the weekend, but i think you'll still need your rain gear. a look at the weekend forecast and beyond when i'm back with the ten day on ten.
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all right, medal count, norway leads overall with 35, 13 of them gold. canada in second. team usa fourth. so disappointing for team usa as they failed to medal in one of the most prestigious competitions. >> keith, disappointing for the u.s. the russians were dominant. >> reporter: yes, they were.
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women's figure skating a premier event. it happened behind me at the ice arena. three americans competed but as you mentioned each one had mistakes that cost them. after several bad jumps and falls the americans finished ninth, tenth and 11th place. at the top it was all about the russians. nbc has been working nonstop here 24/7 posting on-air and also online content. in fact one of their locs where they broadcast is from there, but there is a main hub we want to show you. you can really call it the brain. it is the main control center. 120 different feeds all cd-rom into the broadcast center before they leave the states. we talked to the man encharge, he actually grew up in pennsylvania. these are his 15th olympic games. in his words he is responsible
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for everything plugged in. >> we have over 2,000 people here on the ground. we have $100 million of equipment here interconnected by an upteen number of wires. it's really those people that allow us to go on the road and stay on the air. >> reporter: they produce about 1,900 hours of content, about 79 days worth. he credits that team of 2,000, the fact it gets cleanly back onto your television. >> so they collect it all and push it all out. but how do they get it from thereafter they've collected it all from the olympics into our living rooms? >> reporter: this is amazing here. so there are four high powered cables that leave this olympic site here that go underneath the ocean and then they cross the
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country. those four lines have actually been cut four times since the opening ceremonies. once for an earthquake in taiwan. another time for a lightening strike in seattle washington. yet when you watch these games there's been very, very minimal interruption. and that's because these guys are so good. >> and he was saying, too, they have so many veterans working on that. they know what to do. >> they are the best at what they do. it's amazing. thank you, keith. >> reporter: all those contingencies. >> nice job. nbc 10 of course is your home for the olympics. right on now the nbc 10 app you can get a look at the most popular music choices used during the olympic skating events and hear what local athletes have to say about competing. nine minutes before 5:00 and 38 degrees. welcome back to winter. >> cold and we also have rain to deal with.
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>> thankfully it's not cold enough to produce anything other than rain. it's dry right now, but there's some showers in the area in the lehigh valley just east. you can see them in richland and tinicum township has a few light rain drops. no chance of any icing in our area. wilmington, philadelphia, you got some rain. and it's going to be a rainy one today. an and off rain showers. you can see there's still some wet weather to the west moving into cincinnati. that ohio valley rain that's what's going to be coming our way. and the weekend, the temperatures, those will be making some progress. this is 7:00 this evening. if you're out and about this evening you might see a few sprinkles, a bit of mist but temperatures will be a little
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bit warmer than what we'll see during the day. tomorrow a little steadier to the south and delaware and into south jersey, on and off showers on saturday. not a lot of rain, but look what happens saturday night. this is when we'll get the steadier and potentially heavier rain. saturday evening and potentially into sunday. that heavier rain in western pennsylvania and a steady rain for our area to start with on sunday. there's a chance we'll be drying out a bit in the afternoon on sunday. a chilly one today, 45 degrees. but again we stay above freezing today, so just on and off rain showers today. scattered rain showers saturday. the heavier rain comes in saturday evening and sunday morning. but sunday afternoon a lot of these showers should disappear and that's going to bring the temperature warm up to 60 degrees. sunshine that's on hold until monday with temperatures in the 50s, but it will be dry. another nice day on tuesday with a high of 56. a little bit warmer on wednesday, but a chilly rain
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again on thursday, and more showers next friday and saturday. and some of those coming through in the morning, might see a few snowflakes mixed in with the rain drops. pie sunday up to 52 degrees. not done with winter just yet. >> i guess not. >> thank you, bill. two minutes before 5:00 a.m. let's get a look at the roads t. >> what are you seeing, jessica? an accident here right on the eastbound side of academy road. one lane is getting by here. a few vehicles look they're involved. it might take a minute for this to get through, but the backup really isn't severe. it's just slow moving by the scene. eastbound side on the wood havened road means heading towards 95. i'll have an update for you coming up in the 5:00 hour. saving his brothers. the actions a 4-year-old boy is taking to help his sick siblings.
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a south philadelphia 4-year-old is a hero to his entire family because he's saving the lives of his younger twin brothers. >> here's a look at the little guys. they're just 4 months old. they suffer from a rare disease that is wreaking havoc on their tiny immune systems. the boys are in need of a bone marrow trance plant. and that's where older brother michael steps in. doctors have determined he is a perfect match. >> i want to save their lives. >> yeah, i'm really scared. exhausted, overwhelmed, kind of in shock still. it's a lot of emotions all at once. >> i'm never going to forget what he did even sometimes he's a pain, i still love him. >> the family's oldest son who you just heard from suffered from the same disease. the procedures for the twins are
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set for next month at children's hospital of philadelphia. jason kelsey became an eagles legend with his super bowl victory speech in a mummer suit. well now he's get to march as a mummer like the real mummer. he's strut down maine street on sunday in the annual mardi gras parade. he'll be playing saxophone with the avalon string band. is there anything he can't do? no action. investigators reveal an armed deputy stood outside during the florida high school massacre as the gunman shot students inside the building. gift of life. customers honor a gas station attendant killed by a hit-and-run driver. and chilly rain. you will need an umbrella and warm coat as you head out for work or school this morning.
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we're back to chilly mornings, right? 5:00 a.m. good morning. welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikehema. >> look at the rain coming down in wilmington. it's really coming down now at cape may. a live view from the cape may lafayette hotel. you can see a bit of light shower activity but it's steadier rain moving through delaware and south jersey at this time. and there are more showers lining up to the west, so it's going to be an all day affair. showers and so will the chilly temperatures. they will make some progress. we'll see them warm from the 30s to the 40s. 30s in the lehigh valley, new jersey 36 in the suburbs, and philadelphia at 38 degrees right now. rain showers


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