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nbc 10 news starts now. >> right now on "nbc 10 news today," two missionaires working for a local religious organization are killed in jamaica. >> flames spitting out of windows as a historic new york church burns. churchgoers in new york watched in horror hours after celebrating service. >> a live look at the first alert radar this morning as you get ready to take on a rainy week. there's some reduced visibility in some areas this morning. 6:00 a.m. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we saw the reduced visibility on route 202. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley who has the neighborhood forecast. >> the sun is up but we're not going to see it, at least to start with. most of the day we're looking at cloudy skies and this morning we have seen showers, right now
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it's dry in philadelphia but scattered light showers just north of allentown, a few sprinkles in allentown for those showers that are on the move and the first showers that have rolled through delaware and south jersey have already fizzled. 48 degrees in philadelphia. occasional showers are possible during the day. a bit of fog in some of the suburbs, 44 degrees where it's cooler. the fog not an issue for most of new jersey. the lehigh valley is seeing clouds and low clouds atç that. easton 55 degrees at 9:00. 60 degrees at noontime. that's the big story here. temperatures will warm up nicely in spite of the clouds that will be here through the day. and a chance of some showers. the best chance of showers will come late this afternoon. but most of the day we'll be looking at cloudy skies in philadelphia, 70 degrees, the pennsylvania suburbs up to 68 degrees. south jersey will reach into the low 70s. at the shore, chillier, 61 degrees. that's what's happening today. there's the seven day at the bottom of the screen.
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when i'm back in ten minutes, i'll take a closer look at the chance of strong thunderstorms. jessica boyington watching your first alert traffic. >> we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now around the conshohocken curve. a lot of cars starring to make their way out the door, no problems in either direction as you can see. a 12-minute drive time from the blue route to the vine street expressway. speeds into the 60s. there's still that accident out in hatfield township on koffel road and snowball drive with downed wires in the area as well. this is the garden state parkway. reduced visibility with some of the fog. right around the great egg toll plaza. no problems or delays, of course. you are watching construction. you can see cones in the area blocking off some of the shoulders. more updates when i'm back in ten. tracy? >> what a run, the 2016 blue cross broad street run is now in the books. there's jessie. >> there's jessica. >> nbc 10 carried the event live from the starting line in logan
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to the finish line in south philadelphia and all ten miles in between. 40,000 workers tackled the largest ten-mile street run in the country, some of them for the first time. nbc 10 followed the runners on the ground, in the air and even aboard a motorcycle. philadelphia's home to a lot of events like the blue cross broad street run, the pope's visit last year and this summer we'll host the democratic national convention. >> city leaders will be using these events to ghaith how it's impacting the economy. nbc 10's pamela osborne is live at independence hall where hundreds in the hospitality industry will meet with city leaders. set the scene for us, pam. >> reporter: this will be an opportunity to talk about exactly how big of an impact those events that you mentioned had. it's also another opportunity to look ahead to the summer. we spoke to our friends over at visit philly and they tell us that 39 million people visited the city last year. it's a huge number but not as big as this.
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$10 billion. that's how much money those visitors pumped into the local economy. that breaks down to $28.5 million every single day. independence national historical park saw more than 4 million visitors. the money they spent while here supported nearly 4,000 jobs. visit philly says there are plenty of attractions sprinkled in throughout the year to keep people coming back and experiencing something new. >> all those people go to an attraction, attend around event, eat in a restaurant, shop in our shops and they help improve the quality of life for philadelphia, everybody whoiveless and works here. >> this summer will be a busy one. not only is the dnc expected to draw in 50,000 people but the wawa welcome america fourth of july celebration is expected to host crowds of nearly 500,000.
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once you take all of that into consideration, very easy to see how they're already anticipating that we're going to surpass last year's visitors and we'll have to wait and see by how much. reporting live at independence mall, pamela osborne, nbc 10 news. meanwhile back to the blue cross broad street run. nbc 10 was there when mukeria crossed the finish line. our nbc 10 digital team was keeping track of the entire race, posting pictures to instagr instagram. new information this morning about why a former philadelphia police sergeant is behind bars. the department fired francis rawls who spent the past seven
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months in solitary confinement. federal prosecutors have a search warrant and believe the hard drives contain graphic evidence. two u.s. missionaries were killed in jamaica, including one man from right here in our area. 53-year-old harold nichols lives in kennett square, chester county. his body was found along with the body of randy hensel. investigators say their battered bodies were found in bushes in separate areas of a rural part of the island. we're reaching out to teams from medical missions, pennsylvania based organization where both men worked. so far, we have not heard back. 6:06 and 48 degrees. experts now say the increase of birth defects caused by the zika virus may be, quote, the tip of the iceberg. the doctors told a meeting of pediatricians in baltimore over the weekend that many cases have probably been missed because baebz look normal when they were
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born and their birth defects only became apparent as they got older. this morning, an historic church in new york is destroyed by fire. flames shot from the cathedral of st. sava in manhattan yesterday. hours earlier, suburban orthodox prigser ins celebrated easter sunday mass there. four firefighters suffered minor injuries. a cloudy start at 6:07. the clouds produce a few showers to start with. lots of cloudiness and fog to deal with. that fog will disappear. the clouds hang in there. it's a mostly cloudy day, a chance we'll see occasional showers. a better chance of late afternoon and evening thunderstorms developing. that's when we could see heavier downpours. as far as the fog is concerned, this is what we've got. zero visibility and down to half mile-an-hour in quakertown.
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the dense fog in the pocono mountains. wrightstown is see something of the light fog and millville has been in and out of it. right now it's out of it. it's atlantic city that has light fog at oneç mile visibility. as far as showers are concern, that first batch of showers that move through wilmington into south jersey and philadelphia within those have dissipated. the next round of showers and potential for thunderstorms moving through pennsylvania and into west virginia. that's a possibility for us later this afternoon. the futurecast shows the showers on the move. 8:00, we'll see scattered light showers from cape may, philadelphia and into the lehigh valley. then those showers clear out and we've got a dry, late morning and early afternoon before the next chance of showers and thunderstorms pops up later today. those showers will likely be around for the evening commute. during the day, in spite of the
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clouds, in spite of the chance of showers the temperatures will be climbing. low 70s for somerton. the suburbs, lansdale a little cool. that sh neshaminy, 69 degrees. bethlehem, 67. reading and berks county, closer to the 70 degrees mark. hamilton, occasional light showers possible in haddonfield. most of the rain holds off until late this afternoon and this evening. atlantic city, 66 degrees after a morning low of 50 degrees. mostly cloudy, chance of late day storms in wildwood and in delaware, too, where the temperatures will reach into the low 70s for dover and dewey beach. that's today. there's the seven-day at the bottom of the screen. that's one seven day for each part of our area. when i come back, the ten-day outlook. >> thanks, bill. you can keep track of when the rain will impact you at home or at work. there's live interactive radar. you can zoom into your neighborhood, see when you'll be getting rain or storms this afternoon. the app is a free download.
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follow bill henley on twitter as well. his handle is bill henley usa. >> very nice. our traffic team and cameras help out our weather guys. you can see how foggy it is in some places. >> last time we checked jessica boyington had a camera showing 202 where the visibility was reduced. >> we're looking at 202 again for more fog, around route 29. you can see on the roads right here, they're clear. if you look up into the distance, you can see how the reduced visibility can impact the morning drive. this is 202 around 29. no problems with the drive times yet. we're still at a seven-minute trip from the schuylkill with speeds gnat 60s. downed wires in the area as well, here's route 73, over in voorhees, new jersey around cooper road. no backups or delays there. you can see up into the distance, a foggy start out there for a lot of our major
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roadways. also there's emergency construction if you are crossing from new jersey over into delaware, the left lane is close heading that direction. no problems, delays or backups heading on to 295 or the turnpike, vai. >> neighbors had a rude awakening last night when a car slammed into their home. >> boom! >> it was crazy. >> very loud. >> check out the damage. three other cars were also banged up. coming up at 6:30, we'll tell you what officers are saying caused this crash a. andç kasi breaks away from his campaign.
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it is 6:14. >> wow. >> wow, look at that.
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that's on top of the çpsfs building obviously. low clouds and foggy conditions around the area according to meteorologist bill henley. we will update you on what the morning and the day holds. that's coming up in just minutes. now to decision 201. today is the last full day of campaigning before tuesday's indiana primary. >> if that contest could all but end this year's presidential nomination process. 92 delegates are up for grabs for the democrats, 57 for the republicans. hillary clinton needs 232 more delegates while donald trump needs 240. trump says he's wasting time on his republican rivals. he wants the primaries to be over already. >> millions and millions of votes more. we have more delegates by a lot. like 300 or something, maybe more. but we have millions of votes more, setting a record in the history of the republican party. >> a new nbc news/"wall street journal"/marist poll of likely republican voters in indiana
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found 49% choose donald trump. ted cruz is 15 points behind at 34%. ohio governor john kasich got 13%. >> the next president of the united states, ted cruz! >> ted cruz is not conceding defeat in the hoosier state. the republican hopeful rallied for votes sun. despite trailing in the polls, cruz continues to insist he can win indiana tomorrow. ohio governor john kasich has no campaign events scheduled today. >> last week he helped a california girl find a prom date. >> nico, it would be great if you would go to the prom with jul julia. >> julia later tweeted that worked. the latest nbc news/marist poll shows hillary clinton leading bernie sanders by four points. that's within the margin of error. clinton delivered the keynote address at the naacp dinner.
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she spoke about the public health crisis facing the nearby city of flint. sanders rallied the masses in south bend sunday night. sanders says he'll fight for each and every vote right up until the convention. today we'll find out when cars will be able to go faster on parts of the pennsylvania turnpike and highways across the state. penndot and turnpike officials announce the expansion of the speed limit to 70 where it's already 65 today. the changes follow safety and engineering studies. time to check in now with the traffic. >> jessica boyington has that. what are you seeing? >> we with rawatching a problemn the schuylkill around golf mills on the westbound side. we have a vehicle to the right hand shoulder. it looks like his door was hit
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off or something to that effect. we have that right shoulder blocked and penndot crews as well, blocking the next lane over. one lane getting by. this time on the schuylkill expressway we'll see big delays as soon as this starts to really back up by that scene. traffic is moving by over to the left-hand lane. that's a good thing. here's the blue route. no problems here yet. we are seeing a little bit of reduced visibility in some spots. a 14-minuteç trip headed southbound from the schuylkill to 95. reduced visibility and foggy conditions at 295 and 195. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> 6:18. let's check the nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. a forecast you won't get anywhere else. >> bill henley, this is why neighborhood weather is a great idea. >> some people will warm into the 70s, others see 60s today.
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philadelphia, the low clouds, this is a view looking across the delaware. those low clouds will lift a bit during the day. they'll hang in there for most of the day. we've seen some showers and this threat of showers will still be with us, especially later this afternoon. most of the day it's just going to be cloudy. 51 degrees at 8:00. by 11:00 into the middle 50s and still climbing. right now, though, 40s for philadelphia. 48 degrees and the numbers have dropped to 48 in bustleton. fairly uniform temperatures thanks to the clouds and fog, light breeze this morning. 54 degrees in philadelphia at 9:00. by 1:00 this afternoon, 60, near 70 later today. for the suburbs, not quite as warm but a good warmup in spite of that. mostly cloudy skies. we could see late afternoon showers and thunderstorms in the suburbs and lehigh valley, a few scattered showers this morning. then clouds for 1:00 and 5:00. 50s and 60s later today. delaware, this morning, a few
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scattered light showers. by 1:00 this afternoon, 62 degrees and then late this afternoon and this evening, i'll be watching for some strong storms in delaware and south jersey, even possible at the jersey shore. that wet weather, nothing much going on right now. we did see showers about an hour and a half ago roll right through wilmington. those first showers have fizzled. now there are just light showers in the allentown area. those are heading to the north. look to the west, storms rolling through central pennsylvania. those will miss us to the north. but this batch of showers and thunderstorms, though the thunderstorms are dying down right now, as things heat up during the day. we could see thunderstorm development in our area. noontime, a few scattered light showers in the allentown area, into bucks county and further to the northeast. as we go into the late afternoon hours, there may be breaks of sunshine that will allow for those temperatures to warm up. here's the chance of thunderstorm activity. rolling through late this afternoon and into the early
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evening hours. those are showers moving through delaware and south jersey at 6:00 tonight. in the later evening hours at 8:00, storms are possible in south jersey and to the south and especially in southern delaware at that time. there is the potential for severe weather. the greatest risk is to the south. damaging winds and hail could accompany those storms. not everybody is going to see that. we were watching that through this afternoon and this evening for that potential later today. today will not be the only day you may need your umbrella. the ten-day outlook shows lots of clouds and occasional showers. turning cooler tomorrow, the rain will continue into tomorrow and wednesday, it might be dry in the morning. by afternoon, showers and a chance of thunderstorms on wednesday. you'll still need your umbrella for thursday and friday. friday, even a littleç cooler 62 degrees. we'll finally get a break going into the weekend. the temperatures will respond coming up from the low 50s to 74 in the afternoon.
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won't be an all-day rainfall on sunday but the chance of showers and thunderstorms returns. then it clears out of here for monday, tuesday and wednesday. it will feel like summer by wednesday afternoon with temperatures in the 80s. vai? >> thank you, bill. you ever try to change or switch cell phone providers? >> yes. >> not a fun experience. we all know how expensive cell phones can be. when one of our viewers tried to switch services to save money, it turned out to be a pricey problem. >> it was breaking up, i wasn't happy. >> she returned her phone but with bills after until she contacted nbc 10 responds. see how harry hairston helped her get her money back. cute alert. new pictures of princess charlotte were released yesterday ahead of her big day today. we'll tell you who snapped these pictures of the princess.
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in this morning, the first american cruise ship sailing from the u.s. to cuba in more than 50 years expected to arrive in havana. carnival corporation's adonia left miami yesterday with about 700 passengers on board. it is scheduled to arrive in the cuban capital at about 11:00 a.m. it's the first trip of its kind since the u.s. and cuba resumed diplomatic relations. good morning, everyone. it's jessica boyington with a check on your first alert traffic. we're watching the schuylkill expressway right now. watching for some big delays headed westbound. that's because there's an accident around gulph mills. only the left lane getting by. updates at 6:30. for now, let's get a check of the weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> there was light fog in cape may but now you can see this
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view from the marquis de lafayette hotel, it's cloudy and cool, temperatures hovering right around 50 degrees at the shore. >> 48 degrees to be exact. 6:27 right now on a monday morning. a 2-month-old baby girl is still in the hospital after a crash that killed another child. this morning, police are investigating why the car veered into oncoming traffic and was hit head on. we'll have a live update from nbc 10's katy zachry, up next. plus -- >> i don't know where i would be, probably still fighting with verizon if it weren't to are you guys. >> nbc 10 responds for this woman after spending months battling with the phone a company . .
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nbc 10 starts now. one child killed, eight
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others hurt in this head-on collision. this morning we are live from the hospital where a 2-month-old baby girl is still in critical condition. >> my service was breaking up. i wasn't happy. >> cell phone service switch turns into a pricey predicament. we'll show you how she got her money back after contacting nbc 10 responds. and this rain on the radar probably not going to help your case of the monday blues. first alert meteorologist bill henley says it's going to be a little rainy week throughout the week. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. look at this monday already starting out with the low clouds and foggy conditions. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast. tell us more about it, bill. >> i thought people loved mondays, you know, rainy days and mondays always get we going. >> something like that. >> make up your own lyrics.
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m1ñ light showers in the allentown area, just a little bit is falling there. the big threat later on is a chance of some thunderstorms. for now, thunderstorms in central pennsylvania, those will miss us. this next round of showers could arrive during the day. expect light showers during the day and mainly cloudy skies. delaware right now, 48 degrees. that's frawley stadium which is going to stay mostly cloudy but in spite of those clouds, look at the warmup, near 60 degrees at lunch time, into the low 70s this afternoon. clouds and fog in the pennsylvania suburbs. in yardley, 44 degrees. that fog will be easing and you'll see some of the showers to the west right now moving in around midmorning. this afternoon, look at the warmup. 60s and low 70s. new jersey 72 degrees. right along the coast, though, that easterly wind or southeasterly wind will keep temperatures cooler. near 70 degrees in the lehigh valley. delaware, some showers and temperatures that will be climbing in some spots more than others. and a possibility of late-day thunderstorms.
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take a look at the futurecast. we'll go through the chance of showers hour by hour when i'm become in ten minutes. anytime you like check out the seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. that's one seven day for each part of our area. each part enjoys different traffic, too. jessica boyington is watching your first alert traffic. >> we're watching the schuylkill expressway. good news here. this accident scene cleared out of the way pretty quickly. this is around gulph mills. westbound, this a few moments ago was approaching the accident scene over into the shoulder. just cleared out of the way. let's take a look at some of the delays on the schuylkill expressway. this is the drive time through the conshohocken curve. we're starting to see red and yellow in different areas. that westbound drive time from the vine street expressway to the blue route is an 18-minute trip. almost the same heading into center city. the speeds are just starting to drop down into the 30s or at least the high 40s there, whether you're headed into either direction. this is route 73 around the atlantic city expressway. you can see that reduced
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visibility apparent here in our cameras. if you're headed maybe down the shore, too, give yourself extra time before you head out the door. some spots may be difficult to see. vai? >> thank you, jessica. this morning, a 2-month-old baby girl is in critical condition after this crash that killed another child. the front end of this car crumpled after hitting another car head on on henry avenue yesterday. >> katy zachry is live this morning many hunting park. katy, what's the latest? >> reporter: well, vai, as you said, a 7-year-old boy was killed in that deadly crash. i just got off the phone with accident investigators who say at this time, there's still no cause as to what caused this vehicle to veer into oncoming traffic. a 2-month-old infant girl was brought here to st. christopher's hospital yesterday. i just checked. she's still listed in critical condition, though, however, there are good news this morning. the conditions of the other people who were taken to nearby hospitals, their conditions have
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yn gru been upgraded. the road was wet from rain yesterday on henry avenue. the car carrying three adults and four children veered into oncoming traffic and was hit head on. two off-duty police officers who were in the area stopped to help, one even went in the ambulance to the hospital with one of the children. and the witness tells usç his girlfriend was trying to help the victims but at times it was almost too hard. >> she was like, it's people laying face down, whatever. she was like i'm shaking. like i don't know what to do. >> and in the past on this same stretch of road, an off-duty philadelphia police officer was killed in a crash along henry avenue. in recent months there's been a push by people who live near the scene as well as a state representative who controls that district to have better enforcement of the 35 mile per hour speed on that stretch of
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road. reporting live in hunting park, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. meanwhile, weather may have caused this car crash and ended up damaging the porch of this house. nbc 10 on tab he avenor avenue lawncrest section philadelphia. witnesses tell us the vehicle smashed into three parked cars last night. andrea cline-thomas spoke to the people living there. >> the impact, what did it sound like? >> boom! >> it was crazy. crazy. >> very, very loud. it actually shoot the house. >> medics took the driver to the hospital. we're working to find out his condition. and from our delaware bureau, grief is gripping the family and friends of a student beaten to death at her high school. >> wilmington is remembering amy joyner-francis. loved ones and community members gathered for a visiting a at st. paul's uame church.
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amy died after a bathroom brawl at the high school of technology. >> we're here to show love and say they have our prayers and support. >> kids will never learn. you've got to stop. you've got to. it's just too much. >> school officials suspended three students believed to be responsible for the fight. last week, wilmington's police chief said charges in the case will be coming. 6:37 and 48 degrees. today, jer selection will begin in congressman chaka fattah's corruption trial. >> he's accused of taking campaign funds to repay debt. opening statements are set for may 16th. last week fattah lost his re-election bid to dwight evans. today, atlantic city's mayor plans to update us on the financial crisis plaguing his town. the $2 million bond payment is due today. on friday, mayor don guardian
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told nbc 10 the city will likely come up with the money. no city or town in new jersey has defaulted on its debt since the great depression of the '30s. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:38 and a chilly start this morning. the temperatures in the 40s. plenty of clouds around. you can see a light shower that's falling in burlington county in new jersey. that moved past gloucester and camden counties. the chance of showers and thunderstorms will be back as the day goes on. future cast showing those showers during the day and the possibility of storms coming through this evening. that's 9:00 this evening in philadelphia. keep an eye on the sky. 48 degrees, 54 degrees at 9:00. at 1:00 this afternoon, 60 degrees. the winds coming out of the south, that's at 3:00 this afternoon. that will boost our temperatures
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late this afternoon, near 70 degrees for philadelphia. the pennsylvania suburbs, a bit of fog to start with. as the temperature climbs, the fog will disappear. there's a chance of occasional showers heading into the afternoon. but look at the warmup, even for the suburbs, up to 67 degrees this afternoon. the lehigh valley seeing lots of low clouds, 46 degrees to start with. scattered light showers at 9:00. into the 50s by 1:00 this afternoon. and then holding in the lower 60s later this afternoon. to the south, south jersey, we'll warm into the 60s to near 70 degrees later on. 3:00 this afternoon, you may even see a thin spot in the clouds, a brief break of sunshine, 62 degrees at 1:00 and there's still a chance of scattered showers during the day. at the shore, definitely cooler, winds coming off the shoor,re, degrees at 1:00. delaware, mainly dry during the day. there's a chance of a scattered
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shower, a bet every chance of late afternoon showers and thunderstorms developing. and temperatures not going to be quite this warm over the coming days. i'll show you when we are in for a big warmup, a summer preview when i come back with the ten-day outlook. >> that sounds nice. >> see you then. >> i'm looking at traffic. visibility doesn't seem to be the issue right now. >> we're watching 95 around state road. the problem on 95 is starting to see those delays that we always see around this time. this is around state road headed southbound towards center city. we have a 22-minute drive time. definitely in the yellow. also adding ten minutes to your morning commute from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway, speeds dropping into the 30s. visibility has been a problem in parts of new jersey as well. this one is in berlin around route 73 around taughten avenue. we can barely see past this
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int intersection. give yourself extra time or be careful when you're out there. mass transit, running on time for the most part, septa, new jersey transit, patco, d.a.r.t., amtrak, all running close to schedule or on time. it's very frustrating. i went into the store shaking. >> she called nbc 10 responds and we took care of it for her. how nbc 10's harry hairston helped her out an how he can help you out, too.
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nbc 10 responds this morning. a frustrated viewer keeps
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getting billed for cell phones she returned to the store months ago. >> after countless calls to customer service, she called nbc 10's respond. and harry hairston got to work to solve her problem. >> reporter: linda is a busy mom looking to save on her cell phone bill. she decided to try switching cell phone carriers from at&t to verizon. >> a couple days later, the service was breaking up, i just wasn't happy. >> reporter: she returned the phones in the original packaging to the store sheç bought them, this verizon wireless authorized retail store in doylestown. she thought that would be the last time she would deal for verizon. >> i keep getting a bill for around $1,300 for those phones. >> reporter: it continued from january, february and march. she tells us verizon wireless sent her bill to its collection agency. after multiple calls to customer service, she says one
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representative told her to go back to the store to see what was going on. >> it's frustrating. i went into the store shaking. >> reporter: we caught up with the store manager. >> to my knowledge everything has been fixed. >> reporter: but the bill still showed on her account online. that's when she contacted nbc 10 responds. >> i just want everything to be resolved. i just want the bill to go away. >> reporter: we contacted verizon wireless corporate offices. days later, she says verizon wireless called her and apologized. and this zero balance on her bill and the nbc 10 responds cam shows she's satisfied with the outcome. >> i actually don't know where i would be, probably still fighting with verizon if it wasn't for you guys. >> reporter: harry hairston, nbc 10 responds. verizon wireless confirmed that her credit will not be affected by this. in case you're wondering, verizon has stores owned by the company as well as what's called third party authorized retailers
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like that doylestown store. the authorized retailers save the same verizon service but you'll get the bill through the corporate office. >> if you have a consumer complaint, go to nbc 10 responds to work for you, just like in this story. starting today, the new jersey department of education will hold hearings to answer the question does the school day start too early? >> parents, teachers and students will get to weigh in on the possibility of moving the start time to 8:30 a.m. or later. the first meeting is today from 4:00 to 7:00 at camden county college blookwood campus. >> a lot of people are talking about this today. first daughter malia obama has made her decision. >> the president and first lady announced this weekend she will go to harvard university. the obama's eldest daughter will take a year off before enrolling in the fall of 2017. malia will graduate from sidwell friends school in washington this year.
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harvard encourages students to take a year off to travel or pursue interests. princess charlotte turns 1 today. kensington palace released four new pictures yesterday, all taken last month by her mother, the duchess kate of cambridge. princess charlotte is the fourth in line to the throne. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> now, let's check your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather. a forecast that you won't get anywhere else. >> the focus is on where you live and if you live behind us here, we have a little bit of fog. tell us where you are. wildwood, new jersey. >> wildwood is socked in with clouds. there was some light fog earlier. right now the fog has disappeared there. but in some of the western suburbs, different story. coatesville has zero visibility right now and light fog in quakertown, thick fog in the mountains. that fog will disappear. half mile visibility for trentoç and doylestown and down to 2 1/2
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miles in mt. holly. the fog has improved since we've been on the air. atlantic city getting thicker at one mile visibility there. sunshine on hold for today. mostly cloudy skies. but look at the temperatures. warming up in spite of that. philadelphia, 60 degrees early this afternoon. 70 degrees at 5:00. the pennsylvania suburbs will see temperatures warm into the upper 60s. there's still a chance of showers in between these times. light showers during the day. the chance of some showers moving through the lehigh valley at 9:00 this morning. for delaware and south jersey, this is where we'll be watching for late-day showers and possibly strong thunderstorms. but most of the day, a few scattered light showers, low 60s at 1:00 and then near 70 degrees for delaware and south jersey. that's at 5:00 this afternoon. cooler at the shore. the ocean breeze will keep things in the low 60s later on. the satellite and radar shows it's cloudy but as far as showers are concerned, just a
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few light showers and they're quickly easing off to the northeast into the pocono mountains. the west, that's where storms have been raging across central pennsylvania. this batch of thunderstorms is really dying down. we may not see thunderstorms from that batch of showers but then later this afternoon, the threat will be back. 1:00 this afternoon. lots of clouds. you may see a break of sunshine. that will heat things up and here come the showers and thunderstorms, as of 5:00 this afternoon and into the evening hours. in fact, the later evening hours at 8:00, 9:00, still a possibility of wet weather into the 11:00 hour. look at cumberland county at bridgeton getting a heavy shower and possibly a thunderstorm. there's a risk of damaging winds and hail with those storms later today. the severe weather outlook shows that risk is greatest in delaware and south jersey. the farther north you go, the less likely you'll see the storms. for today, the chance of some showers and thunderstorms, most of the day just cloudy skies and 70 this afternoon. cooler with rain back tomorrow
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morning and into the day. and a chance of some showers and thunderstorms later on wednesday. thursday and friday you'll still need your umbrellas. finally we get a break heading into the weekend. saturday, partly sunny skies and 74. clouds return later on sunday with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. and then we get a real nice break for monday, tuesday and wednesday. tuesday and wednesday, temperatures into the upper 70s to low 80s. your ten-day outlook, check out the seven day at the bottom of the screen. tracy, vai. >> see you next monday. it will be gorgeous. nine minutes before 7:00. reduced visibility is one factor you're dealing with on your ride to work today. >> are you looking at 422? >> we are. there's an accident scene around the trooper road area. this is delay approaching that scene right now. we're at a 24-minute drive time headed eastbound from 29 to the schuylkill expressway with speeds dropping into the 20s. this is typically a seven or eight-mine trip. you can see all lanes right here
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pretty much a crawl heading towards that scene eastbound on 422. we're also watching 295. bill delays here headed northbound. this is in cherry hill near haddonfield, berlin road. underneath our graphic, there are flashing lights in the area. this is approaching an accident scene as well. reducedç visibility is one of e factors also. we're also watching for an accident. this was reported in the northeast extension of the pa turnpike headed southbound around mile marker 31 between lansdale and the pa turnpike. a check of the day's headlines coming up and the stories you need to know as you head out on the road. a deadly crash, one child is dead and a baby is in the hospital. we'll have a live update. plus, a picture perfect proposal.
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four minutes before 7:00. time to get a check of the stories you need to know if you're starting your day. let's start with nbc 10's katy zachry. >> reporter: a 7-year-old boy was killed in a crash yesterday, also severely injured, a 2-month-old little girl brought here to st. christopher's children's hospital and is still listed this morning in critical condition. that crash happened on henry avenue yesterday afternoon. the wissahickon section of philadelphia. the area where the crash occurred is known by police and neighbors as a speedway. a total of nine people were injured, four of them kids, all traveling in the same car. accident investigators have not figured out why they're car veered into oncoming traffic. they have ruled out alcohol. we've learn over the last few months, people who live in that
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area as well as their state representative have been trying to get the state to better enforce the 35 mile-an-hour speed limit on that stretch. reporting live in hunting park, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. good morning, the hospitality industry will be meeting with city cileaders at independence hall to discuss the economic impact of major events like the blue cross broad street run. we spoke with our friends over at visit philly. 39 million people visited the city last year, pumping $10 billion into the local economy. that's about $28.5 million every single day. independence national historical parks saw more than 4 million visitors. the money they spent while here supported nearly 4,000 jobs. this travel season, this travel tourism week will be looking ahead to some of those big events this summer. reporting live at independence mall, pamela osborne, nbc 10
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news. even in the rain, running a race like the blue cross broad street run is exhilarating. >> but that excitement took a back seat to a romantic thrill. check this out. you just witnessed an unforgettable moment there. that was michael dropping to one knee and proposing to his girlfriend around mile six during yesterday's race. amid screams and cheers, happy couple kissed, hugged right in the middle of the racecourse. >> and here's a look at the happy moment. how about that? michael on his knee. >> how sweet is that. >> she has her face cupped. she can't believe this is happening. >> wonder how that happened. hold on just a second, and he drops down, will you marry me? how sweet is that. >> paula gets a ring and jessica comes back with sore hips. >> oh, no. >> huge props. >> throwing me under the bus today. my boyfriend will appreciate that one, vai.
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he'll be happy about that. route 422. we are watching for an accident scene headed eastbound right now. big delays, a 30-minute trip now past this scene around trooper road from 29 toç the schuylkil expressway, speeds into the teens. but it's over into the shoulder. we'll see improvements shortly. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> not too many showers just yet. look at the storms in northwestern pennsylvania. we have showers moving through portions of virginia and west virginia with a chance of showers is going to be increasing as we go into the afternoon. we'll see temperatures climbing into the upper 60s to near 70 degrees later today. cloudy skies, yes, dreary, yes. but a nice warmup in spite of that today. >> just carry the umbrella. keep it with you. >> download the nbc 10 app for everything you need to know, weather and traffic. >> you can track the storms or any showers right to your neighborhood this afternoon. the "today" show is next. we'll see you for local updates in just minutes.
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