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nbc 10 news starts now. >> it's a doimpg rouse city. dangerous city and a lot of guns out çthere. a philadelphia police officer shot on the job, trying to stop a car break-in. we have live team coverage on how the shooting happened to how the officer is doing. don't delay your pregnancy over the zika virus. this morning, that's the message from top health officials. today is definitely going to be the kind of day you'll want to eat your lunch outside. here's a live look over philadelphia toward the delaware river. guess what, in philly it will be just about 80 degrees, feeling like summer. >> nice. >> we'll take it. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm rosemary connors. >> and i'm vai sikahema. also we have new technology that's really going to help our viewers out. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with our new
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neighborhood weather. it's a detailed forecast. you're not going to get anywhere else. the forecast is focused on exactly where you live. tell us more. >> we have a range of temperatures in our area this morning. that's why we've broke tonight down into different neighborhoods. at the bottom of your screen, the seven-day forecast, six areas based on weather patterns in our region. 53 degrees in the pennsylvania suburbs. cooler in philadelphia, 49 degrees. the chilly spot this morning, south jersey, down to 35 degrees right now. 40s for the lehigh valley and delaware. these numbers will be climbing. look at the warmup today. 80 degrees for the lehigh valley and delaware, shooting for 80 degrees in philadelphia and upper 70s for the pennsylvania suburbs and south jersey. but there's going to be a sea breeze kicking in because it gets so warm inland. the air starts to rise and it drags in the air from the coast. that will keep the jersey shore just a little bit cooler at 68 degrees. a beautiful day all around. and it's not going to be this
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warm for the rest of the week as you may have noticed at the bottom of the screen. things get cooler and windier for tomorrow. it stays dry for most of the week. we'll take a closer look at the neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. watching the roads, just 17 minutes before sunrise. jessica boyington. jessie? >> we're watching pennsauken, new jersey around the white horse pike and collingswood circle. you can see in problems or big backups in the area. everything is still moving along nicely. there is construction on the betsy ross bridge eastbound ramp to richmond çstreet. that will be closed until about may. a little bit longer for that. here's 95 around broad street. no problems or big delays yet. whether you're headed northbound or southbound. but heading to any of the area bridges, still okay over the walt and the ben. into philadelphia and tacony palmyra and burlington bristol, not at the moment currently schedule for any openings. we'll keep you updated throughout the morning. an officer shot in west philadelphia last night is
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recovering in the hospital this morning. >> this all started when a woman flagged down an officer and saying the two men were breaking into her car. after that, a tussle, then there was a chase and one of the men shot an officer. this important, we have live team coverage, nbc 10's cardinals can katy zachry is live at the hospital. let's start with matt delucia and how this whole thing got started. you've been ghaithing new information on this. tell us more. >> i'm told investigators have watched surveillance video of these two men, the suspects in this case. take a look at our video from the scene this happened just before 9:00 last night. philadelphia police say two officers were flagged down by a woman that said two men were breaking into her car. the officers approached the men, tried to run, officer james mccollough was able to tackle one of them and then that suspect fired on the officer, hitting him in the leg. the suspect ran off. officer mccollough fired his gun at the man three times and both
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suspects were caught a short time later. now take a look at this video. this is at the septa platform on 60th and market, a block away. a just spoke with police within the past couple of hours. i'm told investigators found a hat and knife that they believe belongs to one of the suspects. he tried to catch a train, wasn't able to, then ran back down the stairs before being caught by police. some folks who were in the area at the time, they watched this all unfold. here's one of them. >> i've lived in west philly all my life, so i've heard gunshots multiple times. but to be that close, it's a little bit nerve-racking. you can hear it in my voice, my hands are shaking a little bit. >> the police commissioner and mayor are praising the quick thinking of officer mccollough and his partner. the 18th district still rattled after the shooting of officerç jesse hartnett in january. that ambush shooting happened just a couple blocks away from where this shooting happened last night. live outside the 18th district,
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matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> after the officer was shot, we know he tied a tourniquet around his leg before he got to the hospital. >> nbc 10's katy zachry is live for us in university city at penn presbyterian medical center. this officer's quick thinking may have possibly saved his own life. >> absolutely. we know it helped to control the bleeding until his partner could drive him here to the hospital. when officer james mccollough was shot at this west philadelphia intersection last night, he tried to run after the suspect but couldn't even stand up. police say the 24-year-old officer had been shot in the left thigh, that's where he had a bullet and was bleeding excessively. thanks to his police training with be though, he knew how to apply a tourniquet and did so on himself at the scene. it's first aid we're told he's grown used to doing for others. >> our officers are trained with tourniquets, many of them. they've saved so many lives. they're using it rather frequently.
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they're tasked with doing a lot of things they weren't before. in this instance, it was able to help him as well. >> officer james mccollough is expected to make a full recovery. that's from the doctors here at penn presbyterian hospital. we're told by top brass he is engaged to be married. his fiance and mother met him here at the hospital last night. he's served on the philadelphia police force for the last two years. he's assigned to a department in west philadelphia. now for the department, though, this shooting that happened last night has strong reminders to another police shooting that happened in that same area of west philadelphia a few months ago. coming up in the next half hour, we'll talk about comparisons that top brass are making between those two shootings. reporting live in university city, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. when you want to know what's happening in your community, as it's happening, just download the nbc 10 app. we send alerts anytime there's breaking news. you can get the latest information even when you're not in front of the television or computer.
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this week, bill cosby's wife is scheduled to be questioned under oath again in a defamation lawsuit filed against her ç husband. seven women claim the comedian branded them as liars after they went public with their allegations against him. of sexual assault. camille cosby's deposition is scheduled to continue tuesday in boston. she gave the first part of her deposition back in february. meanwhile, bill cosby faces criminal charges in montgomery county where he's accused of drugging and molesting a former temple university employee in 2004. cosby has denied the allegations. a top public health official says pregnant women in the united states should not worry about contracting the zika virus, at least not yet. but doctor anthony fauci with the national institutes of health warned we could see local transmissions of the virus as we head into mosquito season. fauci is advising pregnant women to steer clear of countries where there are outbreaks. on friday we told you about the
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latest incident in our region, a camden county woman who tested positive for zika after traveling to an affected country. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> tens minutes away from sunrise. we have a cool start to the day. 49 degrees in philadelphia. this is your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast. hour by hour. look at this, 11:00, 69 degrees and 75. that would exceed the temperature we saw yesterday. we had a high of 73 yesterday. but it would be closer to 80 degrees starting at 3:00 this afternoon. i do expect philadelphia to hit 80 degrees this afternoon. the pennsylvania suburbs, well, a little bit cool to start with but right now, 55 degrees. that's warmer than it is in philadelphia. 68 degrees at 11:00. normally when you get a northerly wind, that keeps things cooler. the sun is so bright, in spite of a light northerly wind, 77 degrees, that's by 3:00 this afternoon. in the lehigh valley, 48 right
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now. 73 by 1:00. that's up to 76 degrees. a little bit of a northwesterly wind. we'll see more of that tomorrow. that will keep tomorrow's temperatures cooler. at 57:00 today, 76 degrees. plenty of sunshine for south jersey and a big warmup, too. look at that 57:00 p.m. temperature, 78 degrees. we'll be on the verge of 70 at 11:00. that's in south jersey. the jersey shore, a different story. keep an eye on the winds. those winds start out in the north at 57 degrees at 9:00. 60s at 1:00. you can see the shift in the wind. it becomes more easterly at 3:00 this afternoon. that's going to keep your shore temperatures right along the coast in the 60s today. but delaware, a big warmup into the upper 70s. by 3:00 this afternoon, 78 degrees and the wind will stay below 10 miles an hour. a nice warmup from where we are right now at 45 degrees. next five days, dry until we get to friday. the warmest day will be today
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for philadelphia, and at the jersey shore, actually, warmer tomorrow as the winds shift. wouldn't be coming in off the ocean. that allows the temperature to go up. it comes down for wednesday. that will be the coolest day of the week. for this time of year, that's right at normal for philadelphia. at the end of the week, a chance of showers and that's not going to be the only chance of showers we see coming our way. a look at the ten-day forecast when i come back in ten minutes. all right, thank you, bill, 6:00 p.m. this monday morning. still early in the workweek. we want to start alerting you about drive time right now. >> yes, yes, we know it's beginning to start -- the traffic will start to build up. jessica boyington starts us off on 422. >> this is route 29. not a huge increase in volume yet. the eastbound drive times towards the schuylkill expressway from this point, still a nine-minute trip. speeds into the 50s. eastbound lanes in there. you can see brake lights, a little bit more volume headed eastbound right now. further west on 422 in chester
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county. we're watching an accident scene around the kime street off ramp. lanes blocked there. over in new jersey, no big increase on majors yet. stadium traffic, watch for that later on this evening, the flyers will be there and we'll talk about those in a few minutes. stadium volume around 7:00 p.m. at the wrg wrells fargo center. watch out for that. the flyers have an uphill battle in the quest for the cup. >> they do, vai, but at least they'll be home for the next two playoff games. >> we're live inside the wells fargo center with a preview of tonight's eauchup. plus within update on a story we've been following since saturday. a man is facing charges in a shooting death of a 4-year-old girl in philadelphia. narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
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50 degrees in bala cynwyd. 6:15. new this morning, firefighters are on the scene of a house fire in upper darby, delaware county. here's how it looked as flames and smoke roared from the house on ardmore avenue, this happened at 2:30 this morning. neighbors had telling us the family just bought that home in january and were in the process of fixing it up. they were almost finished, now the home completely destroyed but nobody was hurt. new information this morning in the deadly quake in ecuador. the death toll now stands at 272. that number is expected to climb. meanwhile, some survivors are still being pulled alive from the rubble. the magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit saturday know, destroying buildings and roads. thousands are hurt. it's not clear how many are still missing. in japan, cleanup is slow going as well after two quakes struck there over the last two
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days. 48 people died and the destruction is having a ripple effect on the country's economy. toyota, nissan and honda have all stopped making vehicles because of supplyç problems to that region. drivers who use kelly drive need to be aware of changes happening today. the road will be milled and a curb ramp installed between 25th street and hunting park avenue. that means there will be lane restrictions today through saturday. the work will not be done during the morning or afternoon rush hours. you may also run into unpainting crews on the blue route, the schuylkill expressway and i-95 this week. penndot will be using more than 114,000 gallons of yes lollow a white traffic line paint in the area. crews will work between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. in montgomery and delaware counties. right now i'm guessing on
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the schuylkill, the paint crew is not up yet but i'm sure traffic is picking up. >> let's check in with jessica boyington. >> we're not seeing a big increase in drive times yet. we're seeing more cars than we did an hour ago. we're looking at south street around the schuylkill expressway. everybody is moving along nicely. watching westbound every once in a while coming off of the south street ramp there, we start so see delays and backups that way as cars merge together. other than that we're okay. our drive times are still into the green. there's an accident in cheltenham avenue at washington lane. mass transit going okay for the most part. we have cancellations for septa, newark train 1203 and 9218 are canceled due to equipment problems. let's get a check of the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. >> you get the seven-day anytime. >> right. >> it also focuses on the
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specific neighborhood, whether you need sunglasses or rain slickers, whatever you need, bill will let you know. >> sunglasses today, i can guarantee that. we're a few seconds away from sunrise. this is the view from the mellon bank building in center city. right at the bottom of the screen is your seven-day forecast. one for each part of our viewer area. significant warmup during the day in philadelphia. 49 degrees right now. look at the ç8:00 temperature,5 degrees and then we leap into the upper 60s to near 70 degrees at 11:00. most of the area is cool this morning and not cold. the lehigh valley, pennsylvania suburbs, delaware, philadelphia, upper 40s and low 50s. south jersey, it's a different story. swedesboro, mullica hill, clayton, also in the 30s. cinnaminson is at 47 degrees. pemberton, cooler with lumberton, both at 37 degrees.
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it's the variations in the neighborhood temperatures and weather patterns that have brought us to develop neighborhood weather to give you a good look at what's going to be happening in each part of our area during the day. a summer preview today. everybody is going to see a warmup, some spots warmer than others. the warmup started over the weekend. friday, 65 degrees was our high temperature. that's normal for this time of year. and then we went through the 60s and into the 70s yesterday. but closer to 80 degrees for much of the area during the day today. with the warm temperature, springtime, the pollen has been high and the forecast is forecast to stay high on through thursday. today will be the warmest, south philadelphia, 80 degrees this afternoon. fuhr he if you're heading to the phillies game this evening, game time temperature, 75 degrees. they play the mets over the next couple nights. the warmup for phoenixville, 78 degrees, bethlehem, 78 degrees
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as well. this afternoon, sunny skies for south jersey and it will be quite a warmup. glassboro at 81 degrees today. atlantic city warms to 68. delaware, 76 degrees. atlantic city, cooler because of a sea breeze developing because it gets so warm inland. as you can see, the bottom of your screen, the seven-day forecast has rain in it. at the end of the workweek, today, completely dry. the possibility of rain comes from this. look at the showers moving through nebraska and into kansas, oklahoma and into texas right now. that's where we're seeing some of the heaviest rainfall in dallas and houston. showers and thunderstorms and that's a potential for us for friday. it's going to take most ofç th workweek, if not all of the workweek for it to come our way. enjoy the summer preview today. 80 degrees this afternoon. this is the ten-day outlook. we go three beyond the seven-day at the bottom of the screen. low 70s tomorrow, northwesterly winds bring in the cooler air for wednesday. chillier, yes.
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normal for this time of year. typical spring weather. we're back in the 70s on thursday and there's the possibility of showers and possibly even thunderstorms in our area come friday. there is a chance, just a chance that it will continue into first thing saturday morning. 68 on saturday. back up to 70 on sunday. then the temperatures fluctuate just a few degrees as we head through the workweek wednesday afternoon, 707 degrees. your ten-day outlook only here on nbc 10. rosemary? >> thanks to are that, bill. 6:21 on this monday. we just got new information on a story we've been following since the weekend. the man under arrest following the shooting death of a 4-year-old girl was arraigned before a judge just about an hour ago. >> maurice phillips is the name. he's charged with third degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child. police say he's the boyfriend of the child's mother. it was first believed the 4-year-old girl was shot inside her kensington home by a 5-year-old sibling.
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but police now say phillips confessed, saying he was playing with the gun when it accidentally went off. the girl's mother made this post on facebook, you'll be missed, tahira phillips, i love you with all my heart. we continue to follow the latest on a philadelphia police officer shot overnight. >> it was intense to hear the gunshots and it was intense to see all the cops chasing after that guy. >> witnesses recall a chaotic scene. coming up, live team coverage of how the shooting happened and how the officer is doing this morning. the flyers quest for the cup comes home to philadelphia. we're live at 6:45 on the ice at the wells fargo center with a preview of tonight's game.
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good morning, everyone.
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it's jessica boyington with a quick check on your first alert traffic. we're watching the boulevard right now. we're seeing more delays headed southbound towards the schuylkill. that's what we normally see right now. no huge backups or incidents causing this, just the morning volume. we get a check on today's forecast with meteorologist bill henley. >> sunshine, 50 degrees in philadelphia. there are cool spots around at 6:26. your neighborhood by neighborhood weather, hour by hour, just ahead. we continue to follow the latest on a philadelphia police officer who was shot in the line of duty last night. right now he's at the hospital. that's where nbc 10's katy zachry is live. katy? >> that's right, vai. live outside the hospital where a philadelphia police officer has been treated overnight after he was shot. coming up, i'll tell you about the life-saving first aid he did to himself. good morning, we're live at
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nbc 10 news starts now. there's a concern for all police officers every day because of the line of work they're in. i don't believe the police officers in the city are being targeted. this starts with two guys trying to commit a crime. >> an attempted car break-in turns into an officer getting shot. this morning, what city leaders are saying about the officer safety after two philadelphia police officers are shot in just four months. talking sports. the flyers are back in philadelphia. tonight the team is trying to shake off two straight losses to the caps in the quest for the
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cup. and guess what? you can keep your coat at home unless you're going later to the flyers game. because it is going to be near 80 degrees later this afternoon. 80 degrees. i'll say that one more time. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm rosemary connors. >> we're getting a taste of summer, right? meteorologist bill henley has our new neighborhood weather. this is a detailed forecast, right, bill? >> it is, neighborhood by neighborhood. there's variation in the temperatures. look at the pennsylvania suburbs in philadelphia. 4 degree variation. south jersey down to 35 degrees for parts of the area. chilly start. we'll see a warmup, pennsylvania suburbs in yardley, 53 degrees, 57 by 9:00 and near 70 degrees at lunch time. philadelphia, we have bright sunshine now. that's going to lead to a fast warmup. we'll be near 80 this afternoon, close to 70 degrees. that's by 11:00 this morning. andç in the lehigh valley, sam
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story. sunshine will be nice and bright. easton getting some sunshine right now. 72 degrees. that's at lunch time. we'll all see quite a warmup, even at the shore. the lehigh valley, delaware, 80 degrees this afternoon, the exception, a sea breeze will kick in during the day today because it's getting so warm inland. upper 60s there. the bottom of the screen, that's a seven-day forecast, not just one seven-day forecast, there's a seven day for each part of the viewing area. it's on the screen anytime i'm on the air. check that out. back in ten minutes. a closer look at the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood, exactly what you can expect during the day today when i'm back in ten. jessica boyington, watching first alert traffic. jessie? >> that's right, bill. we have a picture of an accident scene in cheltenham, montgomery county right now. we have a road closure because of this accident.
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police activity is present there on the scene. a vehicle off on to the sidewalk right now. looks like there's damage there as well. not a lot of backup around the scene. cars being diverted to the side past the scene. it's on cheltenham avenue and washington lane. if you're taking that direction, your best bet is to take stenton avenue. it's just a block or two away. it doesn't look like volume starting to mess with drivers right now. could set you back ten minnesota or so. here's the 42 freeway in new jersey, around the atlantic city expressway. no problems or delays yet. once you get up headed northbound towards the philadelphia area, we're seeing delay to get to the bridges. vai? >> jessica, thank you. an officer shot in the line of duty. right now he's recovering but he's the second philadelphia police officer shot in just the past four months. and the philadelphia police commissioner said this officer was just doing his job, a job that is dangerous.
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>> this morning we have live team coverage. nbc 10's katy zachry is at the hospital where the officer is recovering. first, let's go live to west philadelphia with nbc 10's matt delucia to tell us how this all started. matt? >> rosemary and vai, the on you mentioned in just a few months around the 18th district. that is still on the minds of the folks here at the 18th district. another one of their officers is caught up in gunfire. take a look at our video from the scene. this is around 59th and market streets, just before 9:00. two officers were flagged down by i woman who said two men were breaking into her car. the officers approached the men, they tried to run and that's when officer james mccollough tackled one of them. the suspect fired on the officer, hitting him in the leg. he then ran off. and officer mccollough fired his gun at the man three times. both suspects were caught a short time later. take a look at this video, this is on the septa platform at 68th
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and market streets. i've been talking with police this morning. i'm told investigators did find a hat and knife they believe belongs to one of the suspects. he tried to catch a train and wasn't able to. he ran back down the stairs before he was caught by police. this is blocks away from the spot where jesse hartnett was ambushed in january. commissioner richard ross said he doesn't believe this was an ambush. >> this starts with two guys trying to commit a crime unrelated to police. this is not about a police officer being targeted. >> and both the police commissioner and mayor are praising the quick thinking of officer mccollough and his partner. we'll be gathering more information throughout the day. i'm told both suspects were caught on surveillance video. investigators have that video this their hands. i'm told they've been looking at that throughout the night. live at southwest detectives, matt delucia, nbc 10 news.
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meanwhile our team coverage continues with nbc 10's katy zachry who's live outside penn presbyterian medical center. >> that's where the officer is recovering. katy, the officer was quick to act after the shooting and may have saved his own life. >> reporter: he is being praised for quick thinking and applying a tourniquet to his own leg after he was shot. it was bleeding excessively, we're told. his partner then put him in their patrol car and rushed him here to penn presbyterian hospital behind me. now when officer james mccollough, 24 years ole, got to penn presbyterian hospital he had a bull net his left thigh. he is expected to make a full recovery, though. where officer james mccollough was shot is a few blocks away from where philadelphia police officer jesse hartnett was shot in january by a suspect. you'll remember that man walked up to officer hartnett's patrol car and fired at him. while police say the situations are different, officer hartnett
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you'll remember was targeted, top brass is still drawing similarities to the men's bravery. >> back in january, three days into the administration, officer hartnett was shot. he's struggling but going back very well. and this officer is going to do the same thing. >> reporter: and philadelphia mayor kenney went on to say he was able to have a conversation with officer james mccollough last night. he said he was able to carry on a solid conversation. he had a strong handshake. that was all before the officer was taken up to his recovery room here at penn presbyterian hospital. a lot of people very relieved this morning that he is expected to be okay. and that he was able to react so quickly in the field after he was shot and apply that first aid tourniquet to himself. reporting live in university city, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. thank you. with the nbc 10 app we send information right to your phone as soon as we have it. you can stay connected on
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breaking stories like the officer being shot, as they happen, by downloading the free nbc 10 app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> getting a cool start. look at the sunshine reflecting off the building at center city. that's a live view from the loews hotel in center city. blue sky overhead. we're on our way to a beautiful day today. there are cool spots, in spite of everybody getting sunshine, there's still local variation in the temperatures. 48 degrees in the lehigh valley. the sewage jersey temperatures have been running chillier than everyone elle at 35 degrees. some of the pennsylvania suburbs have been running cool this morning as well. there are 30s and 40s and 50s, too. springfield is 53 degrees. 53 inç gilbertsville. akland at 39 degrees. 40s in kennett square. low 40s for swarthmore. you can see the variation
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neighborhood by neighborhood which is why we've created a neighborhood by neighborhood forecast. at the bottom of the screen, that's the seven day. you can clearly see this will be the warmest day of the womaning wee -- coming week. we have 13 hours and 51 minutes of sunshine today. a summer preview today, much of the area will be getting near 80 degrees with blue sky this afternoon and a milder evening tonight as a result of those warmer temperatures during the day. if you needed a jacket out and about last night, might not need it this evening. during the day, definitely need your sunglasses. get ready to dress lightly. look at the warmup, south philadelphia 80 degrees, chestnut hill, also up to 80. in the pennsylvania suburbs, phoenixville will warm to 78 degrees this afternoon. bethlehem also up to 78 degrees. for the delaware, it's going to be 76 in wilmington, warmer for dover, 80 degrees the high
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temperature. and glassboro up to 81 degrees this afternoon. sunshine, a few thin clouds for trenton, 80 degrees. the shore, this is where it will stay cooler with an easterly wind developing. the shore breeze -- sea breeze, rather, coming onshore and that will keep the temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s. that's today. that's the next seven days. the next ten days, got the outlook when i come back in ten minutes. >> thank you, bill. 20 minutes before 7:00. we have a crew on the ground. >> jessica boyington is also watching the cameras and the maps. what can you tell us? >> we are seeing a little bit of delay around the area because they do have the lanes closed there. we have a live picture for you earlier. right now we can tell you cheltenham avenue and washington lane. police activity there, active on the scene and clearly directing traffic by. we have some cars turning right here. and making their way around. another check as you can see
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that was off into the sidewalk. there's going to be çcleanup f this scene. a little bit of an investigation as well. the vehicle i was speaking about. with the police on the scene, your best bet to get by, not a lot of volume around the area. 95 around girard avenue, no real problems yet. we're seeing the typical slowdown headed southbound, 25 minutes from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. speeds dropping down into the 30s and we'll have more updates for you on these things when i come back in the next ten. >> down by two games, but not out. >> no, far from it. the flyers are back in philadelphia to try and win one against the capitals. next we'll go inside the wells fargo center as crews get ready for some playoff hockey action. we're now less than two weeks away from an effort designed to help communities throughout our country. april 307th marks comcast cares
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the flyers quest for the cup continues here, beginning tonight. >> that's right. the flyers are back for two games in the series against the capitals. they are hoping that being back on home ice is going to give them a little bit of an advantage they need. nbc 10's pamela osborne inside the wells fargo center in south philly with a preview of tonight's matchup. >> let's forget about the fact that it's 6:45 in the morning. a lot of work is still being
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done. they worked their way off the ice, working in some of the seating areas here. i want to point something out to you. just last week we lost ed snider, he passed away. he's being remembered once again here today. his initials, ems, have been stamped on either side of the runk this morning. something you will see tonight. the flyers stay take on the washington capitals at 7:00. if you're looking at video of the fan zone where a lot of playoff gear is up for sale. there's everything from hats to t-shirrs to jerseys, even some pucks there. something for everyone to cheer the team on. the flyers are down two, heading into tonight's game. fans and players we spoke to are hopeful that playing at home could give them the little extra boost they need to win. >> back at home and a lot of success here in front of our fans. i don't think a lot of people like to play in philly for
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playoffs. that's an advantage for us. it would be first to have that great goal and go from there. >> reporter: i did checking around this morning. if you want to maybe get down here for tonight's game, the good news is you still can. keep in mine, they're playoff tickets, they'll cost you a couple hundred dollars to start off with. you can watch the game down at xfinity live. reporting live at the wells fargo center, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:47 right now on this monday. we have this new neighborhood weather. this is something the viewers told us they wanted to see. >> new technology really allows bill henley own our team of meteorologists to focus on specific areas. that's the catch, right, bill? >> there's so much difference in the weather in each of our neighborhoods. that's why we've createdç neighborhood weather. that's why we have your seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen, scrolling each
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time i'm on the pair air. it's a seven day for each part of ourary -- our area. we have a light northwesterly wind this morning at coatesvilling with below 10 miles an hour, mt. holly, 3 miles an hour, atlantic city, a westerly wind. those westerly winds at the shore will shift. that's going to keep atlantic city cooler during the day today. this morning with light wind, a range of temperatures, 40s, 50s and south jersey is at 35 degrees right now. but even in south jersey there's variation. clayton at 38 degrees, low 40s in turnersville and cinnaminson is 44. florence, new jersey is at 47 degrees. hour by hour forecast, philadelphia 9:00, 60 degrees but look at the warmup, by 1:00 this afternoon, 75 degrees. the pennsylvania suburbs, 77 degrees. that's at 57:00 this afternoon. for the lehigh valley, a cool
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start. bright sunshine at 9:00 will carry through the day. delaware and south jersey and the jersey shore, each of these areas will see lots of sunshine. but the temperatures will vary. 17:00 this afternoon, 74 degrees in delaware, south jersey, different story. those easterly winds will kick in at the shore, 64 degrees. it warms to 78 degrees this afternoon in interior new jersey. that's the seven day at the bottom of your screen. come friday, there's a chance of showers. completely dry today. not a cloud in the sky. but the chance of showers is going to come from that, a line of showers moving through texas. some heavy rainfall and a potential for some thunderstorms, too. the heaviest rainfall has been moving through east texas, houston. it's just now clearing dallas. if you're doing some traveling, may run into delays as a result. it will take most of the week for that to come our way. the futurecast shows by 10:00 tomorrow morning, that wet weather is in the midwest and
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moves our way slowly during the week. in fact, by 10:00 wednesdayç night, it's well to the west. indiana could see thunderstorms. we will wait until the very end of the week. there's the seven day. here's the exclusive ten-day outlook. we peak at 80 degrees, cooler on wednesday. the cooldown starts tomorrow. the winds will pick up out of the northwest tomorrow. right back into the 70s for thursday. there's a chance of showers on friday. the embassy the that some of those rain drops will be falling first thing on saturday morning. then it's dry for sunday, up to 7 70 degrees. 67 on monday. warmer and dry for tuesday and wednesday. nbc 10 exclusive, your ten-day outlook. ten minutes till 7:00 on this morning. we know this time of day traffic really starts to pick up. >> the good news is, later today, you'd be able to drive with your windows down. >> yes. or the top down. >> or the top down. whatever you've got. let's check in with jessica.
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>> you wouldn't have to worry about the wind going through your hair on the schuylkill expressway right now because you're barely moving. if you want to put your top down, do it. city avenue, headed westbound almost at a standstill, 271 minutes westbound from the vine street expressway up to the blue route. average speeds into the 30s. a real slow go there. over in lawrence township, new jersey, there is an overturned truck on 95 southbound blocking the two right lanes. that's around exit 8 at princeton pike. we're starting to see that delay on the map system. cheltenham, watching that accident on cheltenham avenue and washington lane. one more update in the next five minutes or so. coming up, a check of the day's headlines and the stories you need to know as you head out the door. >> including a philadelphia police officer shot after trying to stop an attempted car break-in. we'll have an update, live from the hospital, next. fight back and rebuild
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we recognize that people don't normally like mondays. but you might like this one, because it's going to be near 80 degrees later this afternoon. look at this beautiful shot there. the sun coming up. you see the delaware there. first alert meteorologist bill henley will have your forecast in just a few minutes. first, a philadelphia police officer is recovering after being shot. >> we have team coverage this morning beginning with nbc 10's matt delucia in west philadelphia. >> two men are in custody at this hour. police tell me it all started when a woman flagged down the officers after two men were apparently trying to steal her car.
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take a look at video from the scene. 59th and market. the two officers aet eapproache men. both suspects were caught a short time later. no other injuries is have been reported and surveillance video has been obtained from the area where this all happened. i'm at southwest detectives, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. philadelphia police officer james mccollough is right now recovering inside penn presbyterian hospital behind me. after he was shot by a suspect as you heard in matt delucia's report. he arrived here to the hospital with a bull net his left thigh. but police are praising his quick thinking at the scene. they say he applied a tourniquet to his own leg to control the excessive bleeding. his partner droveç him to the hospital where officer mccollough was met by his fiance and mother.
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he's 24 years old, a two-year veteran of the police department. he's expected to make a full recovery. reporting live in university city, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. today is tax day. the clock is ticking down. the irs says it expects more than 57 million returns to be filed today alone. as of april 8th, almost 82 million taxpayers had received their refunds. and the 120th boston marathon starts later this morning. it will be the third time the marathon has been held since the 2013 bombing at the race's finish line. boston's police commissioner says all necessary security measures in place. the cheltenham school district will start rebuilding cedarbrook middle school today. it's been closed for more than two years due to problems with mold. it's set to re-open in september of next year. the flyers resuming their quest for the cup tonight as the playoff series with the capitals moves to south philly. it will be the first home game
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since the death of team chairman, ed snider. watch "nbc nightly news" with lester holt, reporting from the middle east. he'll have an exclusive interview with secretary of defense ash carter. that's right here after nbc 10 news at 679:00. good morning, everyone. we're watching an accident scene in lawrence company. it's an overturned truck headed southbound right in here around exit 8 at princeton pike. two right lanes are closed. it's a slow go headed by that scene. 95 also slow around cottman avenue. we're battling sun glare if you're heading northbound. southbound, just that volume. from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway, a 25-minute trip. the new jersey turnpike, seeing that delay, of course, headed towards the philadelphia area  but not that much of a backup
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yet, add five to ten minutes on to your morning commute. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> we have sunshine. look at that. t live view from the loews hotel in center city. blue sky overhead. it's chilly to start with. some areas chillier than others. right now in south jersey, it's in the 30s but bright sunshine is going to change that quickly during the day. 40s for philadelphia and the lehigh valley. and delaware already at 51 degrees. high temperatures today. looking for 80 degrees. in philadelphia, lehigh valley and delaware and close to it for the pennsylvania suburbs and south jersey. one exception is going to be the jersey shore. right now interior new jersey is the coolest. we'll see these temperatures start to climb. we're in the 40s right now. 42 degrees in turnersville with a quick warmup during the day today. at the shore, the warmup is going to happen but it's inland areas that are going to get warmer, near 80 this afternoon.
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the shore will see a sea breeze, temperatures in the 60s today. happy tax day, especially if you're getting a return. >> you filed on time, right? >> i think so. have a good one. good morning. breaking overnight, the death toll from the massive earthquake in ecuador climbs to nearly 300 people. it's expected to go even higher. signs of hope, survivors being pulled alive from the rubble, including this little girl. we're live in quito. historic deluge. three inches of rain an hour falling around houston. roads washed out. schools closed. the downpour not ending any time soon. al is on it. theirs to lose? a new poll shows hillary clinton and donald trump holding into double digit leads heading into tomorrow's new york primary. trump setting his sights on the general election and the democratic front runner. >> crooked


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