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"nbc 10" first alert weather team tracking some showers this morning and more spring like temperatures rather than the june like weather we've had. we'll have the timing on wet weather and when the heat will make a bit of a comeback. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm chris cato. >> i'm tracy davidson. let's get the timing of all of it with bill henley in the first alert weather center. >> showers along the way to the north and west. clouds over the city. we will see some breaks of sunshine during the day. you'll also see some umbrellas going up as the wet weather moves into the area. dry starting out for most of the area. look to the north and west and that's the rain streaming slowly towards our area. not everybody will see the rainfall. more likely from philadelphia northward this morning. we could still see some scattered showers into delaware and south jersey. plan on watching out for occasional showers. 65 degrees at 7:00. by 10:00, 71 degrees. showers still in the area at 1:00 this afternoon.
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now heavy rainfall but scattered showers into the afternoon hours. your hour by hour future weather when i come back in ten minutes. right now let's check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> good morning, bill. good morning, new jersey. heading out the door checking on the work zone on 295 around the black horse pike. pushed over into the right hand shoulder, that's where most of that road work is right now. all lanes still getting by and only 13 minutes. not affecting the drive times. moving from 38 up to this point at the black horse pike. route 202 the drive times are free and in the clear. 11 minutes northbound and southbound from 30 up to the schuylkill expressway. if you are heading into philadelphia this morning, still dealing with ongoing construction. watch out for the right lane lost. only three lanes heading into philadelphia this morning on the ben franklin bridge. chris and tracy. it's 5:01. following breaking news in north philadelphia. one man is dead, two others
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wounded in a shooting there. "nbc 10's" matt delucia is live on the scene. matt have you been able to update any additional information on the scene? there are a lot of shell casings, right? >> reporter: a lot of shell casings, tracy. police just wrapped up their investigation of the scene. quite a bit of evidence was here. video we shot a little bit earlier this morning. police tell us they also found some businesses here that had surveillance cameras so the investigators are going to go through that video this morning in the hopes of leading them in the right direction. police tell us this happened after 12:30 in the morning. they were patrolling the area where they found a series of gunshots. all of them were rushed to temple hospital. as of right now, investigators found 32 spent shell casings from two separate caliber guns. >> the fact that there were so many shell casings from close
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proximity and the fact that this victim was shot numerous times is an indication that he was targeted. >> chief investigator scott small talking about the gentleman that was shot out here. they intend to speak to the surviving victims later this morning. as for now they are being held as potential suspects. we're going to be back again in an hour with an update. as soon as we get it. for now live in north philadelphia. matt delucia, "nbc 10 news." 5:03 now. more breaking news. a philadelphia family was forced out of their home early this morning when their neighbor's house collapsed. "nbc 10's" katy zachry is live in point wreez tobreeze to show us the crumbling house. this house was already on the city's radar, right? >> reporter: right. earlier this morning i talked to a member of the city's licenses and inspections department. he tells me this house behind me is listed as under demolition. what you're looking at, the
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emptiness, openness is not because of the demolition. that happened in the last two hours. because of the overnight rain we had the bricks became so unsteady on the outside that they fell to the ground. in the end the entire front of the house first and second floors is missing. the fence that's on the sidewalk level, lni put that up a couple of weeks ago because this property was considered imminent danger. fortunately no one was inside the house and no one was injured outside when the bricks came crumbling down. the homes next door have been evacuated. you can see the lni sign that's post theed posted she cannot come back until they assess the damage.
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now bouvier street which is directly what we've been standing on that has been closed to traffic, part of it because this area is so unsafe. reporting live in the point breeze section of the city katy zachry "nbc 10 news." we have new information now on a deadly shooting in camden. a man convicted of killing an afghanistan war veteran could get up to 70 years in prison. that's after yesterday when a jury found darryn cro ne e guilty. he was trying to break up a fight outside a bar in 2013 when he was shot to death. crohn's sentencing is set for june 18th. a south jersey teenager testified against his parents. they're accused of mistreating and neglecting their three adopted children. john jackson jr. told jurors on tuesday his parents often used bienl passages to justify
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hitting the toddler with a paddle and stick. one passage reads foolishness is bound up in the heart of the child but the rod of correction will drive it out. prosecutors say along with beating them they denied them food and water. a teenager is facing assault and harassment charges after a road rage incident involving a 2-year-old girl. 18-year-old william henderson pointed a gun at another driver after the driver cut him off in traffic while merging on to i.-95. the other driver had his 2-year-old daughter in the car with him. investigators say he fired a round at him. investigators said it was a blank round. >> nobody knows the difference. the other guy could have pulled a gun and could you have had a couple of people dead. >> the victim followed the driver until philadelphia police pulled him over. investigators say henderson
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admitted to fire the gun. unionized nurses will call for a minimum nurse to patient ratio. nurses plan to rally at the state capitol later this morning. pennsylvania's u.s. senators will unveil a bill that would cut the back log of disability claims at va hospitals across the country. they'll outline the bipartisan measure on capitol hill. the bill is designed to modernize benefits delivery for thousands of current and future veterans. investigators say careless smoking caused a deadly house fire in chester county. three womens were killed in this fire monday afternoon. it started in the trash and recycling bins. someone discarded a lit
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cigarette in the mobile home and investigators say the warm breezy fire made the fire spread faster and faster. the three victims lived in delaware county. they were visiting to mourn the loss of another relative who passed away over the weekend. tragedy on tragedy. a lehigh woman was rescued from her home. this happened in east laurel in reading. all six homes were saved. the elderly woman didn't want to leave so they actually dragged her out. the red cross is helping more than a dods people who are now homeless. the driver and some passengers on this septa bus that got stuck on train tracks are recovering from minor injuries. an "nbc 10" viewer snapped these photos. they tried to make a detour. sky force 10 was over the scene.
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the train was blocking the intersection. septa is telling us they're investigating how this all happened. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> tracking showers in the area that are moving off shore. look at that beautiful view of boat house row. that's the live view from the melon bank building. the wind has died down this morning. clouds overhead. we are going to see showers move back into the area. right now a dry start here at the "nbc 10" studios. rain has moved into the pocono mountains. mount pocono getting 54 degrees with light rain. clouds over trenton at 67 degrees. dover right now is in the clear and will start the day with some sunshine. we're watching for some fog. this is the live view from the stadium in wilmington. there is report of light fog in the area. doesn't look too bad there. light rainfall returning to our
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area. showers overnight, those have since pushed off shore. it's the rainfall that's moving through central pennsylvania that is going to stream into the philadelphia area especially from philadelphia northward. that's where we're going to see the scattered rain. central delaware and south jersey as we go through the morning hours. 11:00 in the morning, you see light rainfall moving through bucks and montgomery county. the forecast is calling for clouds and some breaks of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. occasional showers into the afternoon. seven day forecast back in a few minutes. >> temps in the 70s going to be nice. ten minutes after 5:00. time to check the roadways to see if there are any problems. >> let's find out with "nbc 10" first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> thanks chris and tracy.
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heading out the door into new jersey where i'm getting word of an accident in gloucester city. 76 eastbound. right after the 42 freeway turns into 76 as if you were approaching the walt whitman bridge. route 130 that exit. right shoulder closed. police activity on the scene as well. as we head out to 95 around aramingo avenue northbound moving along just fine. southbound lanes doing the same. 12 minutes if you're headed southbound from woodhaven road up towards the center city area no problems with those drive times. check on mass transit no problem for septa, new jersey transit or the patco lines. i'll have more drive times and check in with the rest of the majors and see what's going on there. 11 minutes past 5:00 now. a man hiking in the hills above nepal captured the deadly landslide that followed. we're getting a look at the deadly cell phone video. a famous face is headed to baltimore to help with the healing process.
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this morning we will tell you about the plans prince has to promote peace in a city still grieving.
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it's a money maker. i mean, i just feel like our children are paying the price for these high stakes tests and their teachers are stressed out about it. so, teachers aren't benefiting. they're not getting information from these tests that are helpful for teaching.
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kids aren't benefiting because they don't even know what they got right or wrong. they just know that they feel really bad about it. parents aren't benefitting because i don't get any more information about my child. so the only people that could possibly be benefitting from this are corporations who are making the tests and selling the tests. 5:14. breaking news out of germany. investigators apparently arrested four people overnight. these people accused of planning to attack mosques in germany. police in germany conducted raids overnight. they say the suspects plan to attack housing provided for people who are seeking asylum.
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we'll continue to gather information on this story and bring you more as we get it in this morning. 5:15. hikers in nepal are running for safety after a land slide. the death toll now exceeds 7,000. the united nations says 2 million people are in need of water, food and medicine. >> prince will be performing a coop cert for peace in baltimore. organizers say it will be a catalyst for reflection following the unrest in that city. prince recently recorded a protest song called baltimore. people attending the concert are asked to wear the color gray in tribute to freddie gray and others lost to violence. loretta lynch met with freddie gray's mother, baltimore's mayor yesterday. they're investigating gray's death looking for potential civil rights violations. as you know gray died from severe spinal cord injuries april 19dth one week after being
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arrested by baltimore police. the city's prosecutor called that arrest illegal. one of those officers has ties to south jersey. he had war nero is from sewell. meantime attorney general lynch offered these words for baltimore police officers. >> you have picked one of the best professions out there today because you have picked the one that lets you go out every day and say, i'm going to help somebody. despite how people may want to characterize you, hold on to that. >> the justice department will release a separate review of the use of force policy. a new lawsuit in the case of michael brown. dorion johnson who was with brown at the time he was shot is suing the city of ferguson the officer involved in the shooting
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as well as the former police. he claims darren wilson initiated the confrontation and that he used excessive force. a grand jury and the u.s. department of justice both declined to charge the former officer. tonight in new castle county they're hosting a meeting about the heroin epidemic. it will be held at kirk middle school in newark. local residents are invited to join the discussion about drug abuse and learn more about the increase in heroin sales in delaware. according to the cdc, three in 100 high school students have used heroin. 5:17. happening today the new jersey supreme court is going to be deciding if governor chris christie broke the law by slashing the payment system into the pension system. the state is appealing a lower court ruling that says that the state did break its contract with labor unions when the governor diverted those funds to fill a budget deficit.
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governor christie wants to use a $200 million windfall to pay into the pensions. they said they expect to collect the extra revenue between now and the end of june. the state treasurer says he will testify about revenue projections before the senate budget panel later this month. in the philadelphia race for mayor we are less than two weeks away from the primary. the democratic candidates faced off in their televised event. they will discuss the police department's relationship with citizens and whether they would keep charles ramsey as commissioner. here's a look at the democratic candidates for the race. they'll make their choice on may 19th. they'll take on melissa murray bailey in a november election. bailey is running unopposed for the gop nomination. >> now your "nbc 10" first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> a warm start once again. temperatures in the 60ed to start with. it is dry. clouds over center city.
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that's a live view where it's 66 degrees. lize breeze of three miles an hour. we are watching for fog. breaks in the clouds. it's looking a little bit foggy in the dpis stance. very light fog is being reported now. light fog and quarter mile visibility at the airport. that may delay any flights first thing this morning. if you're traveling in the lancaster area you'll see fog. most of the area is fog free. light fog in millville in the wake of showers that came through overnight. wet weather streaming forward this morning. a few sprinkles into upper montgomery county. light rain showers. some areas will start with sunshine. in delaware much of the area is dry and we'll see some sunshine to start with. the clouds will be rurpg. still a chance you'll run into a shower. mostly cloudy skies and 70s. warmer weather on track for
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tomorrow. 82 degrees with clouds and sunshine and warmer for friday. the weekend, 85 degrees friday afternoon. saturday 86. then mother's day turns muggy, high of 87 degrees. we'll stay in the mid 8-middle 80s. bill gave me a great idea. maybe we'll get mom a mug for mother's day because it's muggy. whatever it is we need to send it soon. get the cards in the mail today. >> that's right. jessica boyington has a look at your morning ride. >> i'm not going to comment on that. don't get her a mug. don't do it. good morning, everybody. still dealing with an accident scene in gloucester city on 76 eastbound. right after the 42 freeway turns into 76 approaching the walt whitman bridge. that's where this accident is around route 130. the right lane and right shoulder are closed with police activity on the scene there.
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we'll keep you update when had that is open. the vine street expressway around 24th street still active on the scene there. one lane getting by on the westbound side. eastbound having no problems. you can see drive times relatively unaffected. under 5 minutes if you're headed from 95 or to the schuylkill expressway. as we take a look at the rest of the problems. wood haven up towards the vine street expressway. i'll check in with mass transit at 5:00 a.m. a different search strategy. forget browsing the internet from your desk. how technology is changing the way you get your information on the go. plus -- >> you know we said it before. it affects a lot of people. >> doing damage against domestic violence. we have a month long event by eagles and verizon to raise money for local abuse.
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the philadelphia eagles made a big donation to help victims of domestic violence. $20,000. that gift made possible by many of you when people donated their old cell phones to verizon or shared messages of hope. verizon donated $1. if you have a question, do you use your mobile device to find the answer or do you turn to your desktop computer? if you said mobile device
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you're not alone. landon dowdy has the news. >> google handles more than 1 billion web search requests. the tech giant says most of those are being made on smart phones or tablets. google overhauled its search system to favor websites that are easier to load and read on smart phones. jetblue will start offering a daily flight between new york and havana. the first major u.s. air line to offer this. new york has the second largest cuban american population after miami. >> landon dowdy with cnbc. thanks for that. see you tomorrow. now your "nbc 10" first alert weather. >> clouds have broken overnight. we will see some sunshine. still a chance for a shower as we head through the day. jesse, how is traffic looking. >> okay actually out there, bill. we head out to the new jersey turnpike you can see right
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around route 42 things are great. northbound. southbound no problem. an accident in new jersey just coming off of the 42 freeway. i'm going to tell you about where that is coming up at 5:30. >> reporter: i'm "nbc 10's" monique braxton outside the special victim's unit trying to get a predator off the street that attacked a woman in fish town last friday. details after the break.
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a predator on the loose. philadelphia police have released a sketch of a man wanted for kidnapping and raping a woman. the first alert weather team tracking more spring like temperatures and some showers as well. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris kade doe. meteorologist bill henley in the first alert forecast. good morning, bill. >> hey, chris. breaks in the clouds this morning. we will see some sunshine. up in less than a half an hour. mostly cloudy view in center city. still tracking some showers and parts of the area will get wet weather. it won't be rainy. just a chance of light showers.
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you'll see a little bit of activity moving through bucks county and montgomery county right now. more impressive is what's off to the north and to the northwest. those are the showers that are going to be slowly moving towards our area. steady, light rainfall is possible at times for alan town and trenton with spotty showers farther south. cloudy view for center city. clouds, 65 degrees at 7:00. might satisfy breaks in the clouds. alan town trenton, bucks county. philadelphia could see a spotty shower at 1:00 this afternoon at 74 degrees. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. right now let's find out how the roads are looking. jessica boyington with first alert traffic. >> good morning, bill. we're doing okay on our majors. speeds are moving up. 422 on trooper road you can see 8 minutes, 7 minutes. eastbound lanes are generally what would jam up a little bit later on this the


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