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÷w >> announcer: nbc 10 news starts now. right now at 6:00, searching for clues. investigators are back in the home of a bucks county man accused of sexually assaulting a girl. one of 12 girls found inside the house this week. we're doing a search warrant to collect evidence andç process e crime scene. we're waiting for daylight so we can get better photography done. >> thanks for joining us. i'm denise nakano. according to the criminal complaint, lee kaplan began sexually assaulting one of the victims in 2012, when she was just 14 years old. police say her parents, from lancaster county, gifted her to
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the suspect. nbc 10's andrea cline-thomas has been covering the story for us. she's live where investigators have had a busy day. andrea, you just got an update. >> reporter: just minutes ago, denise, we were told investigators are going through every single room in the house, meticulously cataloging everything they've seen. they've found out the children were living in the basement. they said that the children were living on air mattresses. they found homework. a lot of instruments, violins, clarinets, we're assuming the children were being home schooled in the house. investigators say they're not close to being done. authorities returned to the home of lee kaplan, this time to gather evidence. they blocked off the street and brought out dogs to search for clues. despite the large presence, law enforcement remains tight-lipped
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about what they're finding or looking for. >> we're processing the crime scene pursuant to a search warrant. >> reporter: the girls were found in his home. kaplan admitted to having intercourse with one of the girls when she was only 14 years old, resulting in the birth of two children. >> the house seemed out of place. one of the windows was boarded up for a few years. other than that, i mean, i didn't suspect anything. >> reporter: police also arrested a couple from this farm in lancaster county, accused of giving their teenaged daughter to kaplan, allegedly in exchange for kaplan saving them from financial hardship. they claim most of the other children in the home are theirs. >> it's scary, knowing it's so close to where we live. >> reporter: neighbors say it was not the first time they
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tried to alert authorities. claims law enforcement has yet to address. we did ask law enforcement about that just moments ago. they said they did not respond to specific child abuse calls to this home. now, they alsoç tell us that t children are in the custody of children and youth services. they've been placed together at a home in lancaster county. they've not been able to find birth certificates to identify the children and have not interviewed them in depth yet. andrea cline-thomas, nbc 10 news. >> nbc 10 has the names and photos of parents charged in this case but we're choosing not to run them to protect the identity of the victim, the couple's daughter. count on nbc 10 for complete coverage on this story. for updates be sure to tap the nbc 10 app. new at 6:00, one man is dead and another is fighting for life after a shooting in philadelphia's overbrook
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neighborhood. nbc 10 on the scene on edgemoor road around 3:00 p.m. police tell us the second victim is in critical condition right now. so far there have been no arrests. turning now to the latest on the terror in orlando. the global security firm that employed the gunman is facing scrutiny tonight over whether it adequately screened him. a psychologist released a statement to nbc news that she never did a psychological evaluation on omar mateen. the firm had said the psychologist conducted the test back in 2007, certifying that he was emotionally stable, allowing him to get a permit to carry a firearm as a security guard. one of the survivors of last sunday's nightclub massacre is on the road to recovery. tony marrero is walking for the
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first time since the attack. marrero tried to play dead at pulse nightclub but he was shot in the back. the debate over assault style weapons has intensified following what happened in orlando. here at home, dozens of people demonstrated outside a congressional office today to call for stronger gun laws. nbc 10's drew smith reports from springfield, delaware county, where activists say they'll be keeping the pressure on lawmakers. >> reporter: there is now a call to action posted outside congressman patrick meehan's office asking that he sign on as a co-sponsor to a law banning assault weapons. through chants and tears, speakers urged something about done about gun violence. they stood above a banner showing the faces of 49 people gunned down in orlando, including a young woman fromç philadelphia. >> i stand here for kyra, who was 18 years old and had her whole life in front of her.
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>> reporter: she says she's never gotten over the deadly shooting of her own child. and that's why she marched with these activists today. >> we should not have assault weapons in our communities. >> for god's sake, congress, pass the bill. >> reporter: the senate is set to vote on several gun safety measures on monday but opponents have vowed to defeat them. donald trump promised to save gun rights. >> they're not going to take away your bullets, they're not going to shorten up your magazines. >> reporter: gun control advocates have many times after tragedies tried to make a change. but now some leaders say the time is right. >> there is a determination that's new in this country. >> reporter: the gun reform group says they have a good relationship with the congressman and expect to have a dialogue with him on this issue in the coming weeks. in springfield, drew smith, nbc 10 news. and now to our forecast.
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father's day weekend got off to a great start. nbc 10 in morton, delaware county, where this father and son enjoyed some time at the playground under sunny skies. many people are spending their weekend down the shore. here is a live look at cape may, where folks are enjoying sun and sand, nice waves out there. let's get a check of your neighborhood forecast from meteorologist violeta yas. we want to know if this great weather will be sticking around for father's day. >> it looks like it is, it will be just as nice into tomorrow, perhaps even a little warmer. toward new jersey, upper 80s towards the suburbs. it has been a little warmer there. in easton over the next couple of hours, beautiful conditions, even towards 7:00 a.m., in the mid-60s. you can see plenty of sunshine all across the board. upper 70s across parts of delaware. your seven-day forecast is scrolling continuously at the bottom of the screen so now you no longer have to wait for the
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end of the segment. tonight, beautiful conditions. again, low 80s towards quakertown. during the next couple of hours still on the warm side, perhaps 60s into the 11:00 hour. for the start of your father's day, bright and sunny skies, maybe already into the lower 70s in atlantic city. sunny and warm through the course of the afternoon. coming up, just how warm it will be not only into sunday(btt back to work on monday as well. >> thanks, violeta. a taste of the caribbean right here in philadelphia. ♪ nbc 10 at fairmount park for the caribbean carnival. it's an all day celebration of island culture filled with music, food, and dancing. 30 contestants, one crown up for grabs, at the miss new jersey pageant tonight. after two nights of preliminary
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competitions in ocean city, miss new jersey 2015 will hand over her crown tonight. there's a painful void at this year's competition following the february 10 of miss new jersey 2013, cara mccollum. she was the girlfriend of nbc 10s keith jones. she'll be remembered when the first cara mccollum memorial scholarship is awarded at tonight's crowning. taking action just one day after russia's track and field team was banned from the 2016 olympic games for doping. investigators have opened a criminal case. who they're looking into. plus hillary clinton has a reason to celebrate. we'll tell you about the newest addition to the clinton clan.
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russian investigators have opened a criminal case against the country's former antidoping chief on charges of abuse of office, a day after the world track and field governing body underheld a ban on russia for systematic doping. the copiantidoping chief says t countries covered up doping by its athletes in sochi. this all comes as we are just 47 days away from the start of the olympic games. you can watch all the events right here on nbc 10. violeta? after a beautiful start to the weekend, it looks like the nice weather stays put for all the dads out there as we head into tomorrow. i'm also tracking showers. it looks like that will hold off until next week. i'll have the details. ssistanced registration technology. hello! it's our new intern, bart's first week here at td bank
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we're less than a month away from the republican national convention in cleveland, and presumptive nominee donald trump is in the midst of a fundraising tour, trying to catch up to hillary clinton in campaign cash and in the polls. chris pollone has the details. >> reporter: donald trump in the city built on gambling, las vegas, trying to prove to party leaders he's not the wild card some people say he is. >> we won 14 million. we beat ronald reagan, who we love. we beat richard nixon. we beat dwight d. eisenhower. we beat bush. >> reporter: he's raised at least $8 million this week, and doubling down on comments that more guns could have stopped the orlando nightclub massacre.
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>> this no-good, sick, sick, perverted, horrible terrorist, terrorist, was in there starting the shooting. one of those people would have had those bullets going the other way, folks, it would have been a whole different story. >> reporter: trump brushing off talk that some delegates could try to stage a convention coup to stop him from being the party's nominee. house speaker paul ryan told "meet the press" that other lawmakers don't have to endorse trump. >> the last thing i would do is tell anybody to do something that's contrary to their conscience. of course i wouldn't do that. >> reporter: massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is filling in as attack dog while hillary clinton is off celebrating the birth of a grandchild. >> she's like a used car dealer, except that's not fair to used car dealerships.
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>> reporter: supporters are gearing up in arizona to see the presumptive nominee. protesters are doing the same. chris pollone, nbc news. and as chris just mentioned, daughter chelsea clinton gave birth to her second child in new york and named him aidan. he's the little brother to chelsea and husband marc's 20-month-old daughter charlotte. the couple tweeted they're overwhelmed with gratitude and love. ♪ a celebration commemorating the end of slavery today. music producer kenny gamble and the philadelphia community of leaders hosted the juneteenth celebration. a parade started at washington square and finished at the african-american museum where there was a bazaar and marketplace. it was a beautiful day out there this afternoon and still
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is, really. plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the mid-80s, at least in philadelphia, official high 85 degrees. you have your seven-day scrolling continuously at the bottom of the screen for the remainder of the segment. into your sunday, father's day looking spectacular. very similar conditions compared to what we saw for today, just a little bit warmer. the humidity looks like it's going to stay low. even as we head into monday, summer does start monday evening. it's still going to be warm and sunny. if you didn't get a chance to enjoy the weather this weekend, monday is looking nice as well. it's not until the middle of the week that we're tracking showers, particularly tuesday into wednesday in some spots. again, a lot of nice weather to enjoy over the course of the next couple of days. right now, 83 in some of our p.a. suburbs. in philadelphia, 85, particularly at the airport. same goes for those in west mt. airy. we are at 87 degrees toward penn's port.
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we're at 70 degrees in atlantic city. point somers, 72. you don't have to go too much inland for things to warm up, 80 at woodbine, 79 in mays landing. high pressure is still going to be in control this weekend, giving us another gorgeous day. you can see we have plenty of dry air in place across the northeastern u.s. and the mid-atlantic as well, even extending back into the central plains. again, another beautiful day in store as high pressure stays locked-in across the area. this will build south over the course of the next day or two, intensifying the southerly flow. that will cause warming to 90 degrees over the next day or two. some clouds on monday start to build off to the west. that's our next front approaching. for the most part, any wet weather should hold off into tuesday. at the very earliest, this particular model is bringing in
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spotty showers monday night. the bulk of the moisture is still off to the west, that will be an issue as we head into your tuesday. air quality alert in effect for counties surrounding the i-95 corridor with the exception of newcastle county. limit the time you are spending outdoors, particularly the elderly and those with asthma. nearing 90 in philadelphia tomorrow, plenty of sunshine. if you have plans with dad, it's going to be absolutely gorgeous, not even just toward philadelphia but down toward the shore. plenty of sunshine in the forecast, not only on sunday but as you head into monday, quite warm towards the shore as well, and again tuesday on wednesday, as we track the potential for showers and maybe a thunderstorm. hi, i'm amy fadool. coming up, a look at tomorrow's gain 7 between the warriors and cavaliers. plus continued problems with the long ball. highlights with the diamond backs game, next.
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time to check in with jose diaz-balart for a look at what's coming on "nbc nightly news." jose? >> denise, good seeing you. tonight, the battle against spreading wild fires in the west as the region braces for possible record-setting heat. plus new details emerge about the orlando shooter. and awareness about post partum depression. and living off the grid. our visit with some of those turning off politics and just about everything else, denise. they just don't want to hear anything about it. i'll see you in a couple of minutes on "nbc nightly news." >> see you soon, thanks, jose. this is sports desk, brought to you by xfinity. x1 from xfinity will change the
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way you experience tv. hi, i'm amy fadool. their last four games, all losses, of course. the last pitcher to get a win took them out against the diamond backs. i got through six shutout innings. mr. back flip herrera, home run. solo shot to left, his seventh of the season. phillies pitching still has some home run issues. diamond backs had six last ni night. two-run shot, same spot. 3-1 arizona. in the seventh inning, jake lamb has a home run off gonzalez, phillies drop their fifth straight 4-1 this afternoon. the nba season is down to its final game, cavaliers and warriors for all the marbles. game 7 tomorrow in oakland.
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we're in the situation because lebron james has scored 41 points in back-to-back games to even the series at three games apiece. if the cavs win game 7, it will be the first team ever to overcome such a deficit in the nba finals. >> i'll give it everything i've got. to my teammates, my coaching staff, as i've always done, and live with the results. the one thing i can't live with is if i don't go out and give everything i have to the game and not be true to the game. that will stop me from sleeping. i'm ready to go. >> i'm ready to play my best game of the year if not my career, because of what the stakes are. that doesn't mean score 50 points. that means control the tempo of the game. when i need to be aggressive, or when i need to push the envelope, do it under control, do it within the schemes that we're used to as a team.
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>> should be a good one tomorrow night. the mba and nhl drafts are next week. the fliers had the 18th pick in the first round. they moved up in the first round last year but general manager ron hexall is not sure whether the team will go in that direction this year. >> it comes down to, like last year, we moved up, but you ask me the day before, or frankly an hour before, we don't know if that's there or not. it's really hard to gauge what we're going to do. we feel like it's a good draft. i talked to dennis paterson about it and he doesn't thinkç he's seen drafts back to back as good as these two in the last year, which was obviously a bumper draft. is this year as good as last year? no. is it the average draft? we don't believe.
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on the links, mickelson and crawford missed the cut. crawford finished at 12 over. the cut was at 9, 6 over. still a thrilling week for him. >> from day one, i had an awesome time all week. being here, practice rounds were a lot of fun. even thursday didn't bother me too bad, the weather. yeah, just really, really special. >> still a pretty cool experience. the union was 3-2 this afternoon. i'm amy fadool at the comcast sports desk. denise, down to you. people got down in the dirt to compete for cash prices and bragging rights. the borgata held its first ever bone frog challenge obstacle race today. the competitors tackled a course inspired by u.s. navy s.e.a.l. training. the bone frog challenge is owned
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and operated by the seals. some of the entry fees will go to support the navy s.e.a.l. foundation. great weather for that. looks like a typical course but they got through it. >> very difficult. i'm not sure i could have done the same. yes, nice weather in the forecast really the next couple of days. today was absolutely beautiful, at least in philadelphia. we got up to 85 degrees as we head into tomorrow. we'll warm things up a little bit. we'll be making a run at 90, really the next couple of days. it's going to be a close call, but needless to say, into tomorrow, plenty of sunshine and same goes for monday. and the good news is the humidity is going to remain pretty low as well. that's certainly good news. >> good gift for father's day. that's nbc 10 news for now. see you at 11:00.
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on this saturday night, scorched earth. wildfires burn tens of thousands of acres in the west. the fight to contain dangerous fires in california, new mexico and beyond. a battle complicated by record breaking heat in of much of the country. terror in orlando. emotional tributes as victims are laid to rest many and new insights into the gunman's past. including how he prepared for the attack. >> convention chaos. the new efforts by dozens of republican delegates to block donald trump's nominations and how the candidate is reacting. >> calls for help, bringing new awareness to postpartum depression and making it easier for women to get lou it. and off the grid. fed up with politics and just about everything else. how more and more are


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