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the city of philadelphia has strict policies and regulations and requirements as far as for anybody volunteering with youth facilities and youth programs. we now know francisco contreras appears to not have been following them. within the last few hours customs officials confirmed he was in this country illegally. police say 39-year-old soccer coach francisco producto contreras lured one of his 14-year-old players no a sexual relationship and paid her to continue. she now has a 9-month-old and say he is the father. >> violate their trust. pretty bad. >> reporter: announcing friday his rearrest and we still don't know about his background check coaching. this is the second time customs officials say he's been in the u.s. illegally. philadelphia police would not say anything about his criminal history, and say they haven't
looked into his immigration status. >> we don't ask, and even if i do, i couldn't -- >> we definitely need background check. >> reporter: police say he met his victim and want to know who is coaching their kids. >> as a parent i want to know what character is with my kids. checked thoroughly. >> reporter: no one from the kenny administration would appear on camera but a spokesperson says the city does background checks on volunteers. the parks and rec website has a link to an electronic background check and costs the applicant $8.50. police are still investigating if contreras only had one victim. >> potential. he's had access to are children. >> reporter: right now philadelphia police have contreras in custody, held on $750,000 bond. we did ask how many background checks the city of philadelphia has on file right now and are
told 485 volunteers are right now cleared to work with the city's youth and rec facilities. for the investigate mitch blocker, nbc news news. nbc 10 learned of this worker's undocumented status at the same time the trump administration took new aim at philadelphia sanctuary city policy. we have more on the new threat from the white house today. how it could put federal funds for the city in jeopardy. that's ahead at 4:30. meantime, breaking news out of burlington county. skyforce 10 over the scene of a fire at this hotel on route 130. you see firefighters got this under control. got it under control about ten minutes ago but there's a lot of damage there to this structure. and we have no word right now of any injuries. a cool morning across our area. university avenue, people had umbrellas handy trying to shield
themselves from the showers. a live look at first alert radar. we could see more showers passing through parts of our area tonight. a live look at statistics's bank part. the phillies eight home taking on the atlanta braves and we're hoping the rain will hold off. >> and nbc 10 first alert meteorologist is tracking what you can expect for your friday night your most accurate weather forecast, erika? >> the issue, northeasterly influence really keeping all of those clouds right over us, and those showers just not moving offshore. so, in fact, i'm going to bring up satellite and radar images as well and show you those thick, high clouds in the mid and upper level closed in thoepz bright whites and greens on the screen. so we're not done yet, because we do have that push from east to west preventing all of that to head out to sea, but it will clear soon enough. but we still do have more scattered showers in the forecast. current temperatures for today,
59 and so far that's the high temperature in philadelphia. not only 57 for you along with trenton, seeing a few 60s, upper 60s, for dover and vineland, and allentown, 58 degrees. all-around, a chilly day thanks to the easterly winds. neighborhoods in and around the pa suburbs upper 50s, low 60s. bedford and 59 and elroy currently 60 degrees. warrington, 57. bundle up pt next three days including showers saturday. clearing up on sunday. temperatures are pretty much going to trend in the 60s. coming up in a bit, i do have your ten day on 10. back to you. >> all right, erika. overseas french police served the home of the suspected attacker today. >> neighbors are criticizing police saying they could have prevented the attack bashaned on the suspect's criminal record. nbc 10 keith jones joins us with
latest on the attack. >> run police officer shot dead two other officers and a tourist also caught in the cross fire. today the boulevard where the shooting happened reopened. you myself recognize the famous arc there on the street. police are looking for a man named karim cherfi, most of the neighbors are cooperating with police and some are mad because cherfi has been in and out of prison for trying to kill another officer years ago. an american tourist saw the whole thing happen. >> over here -- about ten feet from the shooter. we saw the shooter, in black, and a black rifle. it looked like an ar-15, sounded like an ar-15. he rang out about ten shots towards the police on the road and then at that time my wife yelled, run.
>> you could still see the bullet holes in glass doors where the shooting happened. today a lot of people left flowers in honor of the four shot during the attack. isis has claimed responsibility for the shooting, which happened just days before french's presidential election. live in the breaking news center, keith jones, nbc 10 news. today the mother of a pennsylvania state trooper who died in an ambush gave emotional testimony in front of the man convicted of killing her son. nbc 10's randy gyllenhaal was in the pike county courtroom for day two of eric frein's sentencing. >> reporter: pennsylvania has a moratorium on capital punishment but the jury still to do decide life in prison or the death penalty. today the mother of that slain trooper took the stand. >> while eric frein was still on the run after killing corporal bryon dickson, dixon's family was left shattered. the jury heard emotional testimony. >> i want them to know about
bryan dixon both as a father, a son, a husband. >> reporter: dixon's mother darla recalled getting the knock on the door. a priest and two troopers. she spoke of forgiveness telling the jury i do not hate eric frein but that does not mean we don't hold him accountable. the prosecution hoping to put frein on death row. >> she mentioned, she forgives him doesn't hate him but wants accountability r accountability. >> reporter: later today frein defense trying to sway the jury to save a human life and argue frein has ban good prisoner and point to his child had the unable to live up to his father's expectations, and his attorney says it's possible that frein could take the stand himself next week with possible execution looming. >> he could, if he wanted to, but it's his decision to make. >> reporter: during the criminal portion of his trial, frein decided not to testify.
if he does, the first we've heard from him, though his attorneys say he hasn't made up his mind at the courthouse, nbc 10 news. >> in court every daying in eric frein learns his fate. philadelphia police questioning two people in connection with a late-nicht shoot-out that critically injured a man and just miss add guy sleeping in a nearby home. the bullet hit his bed post instead. bullet casings lined the street. police heard gunfire around 11:00. saw two cars pulling away from the scene. officers followed the car, saw someone throw two weapons out the window. new details about a crash that caused traffic trouble on i-95 in bucks county this morning. we've learned a 22-year-old woman was killed in the crash that shut down a stretch right during the morning rush. three other people were hurt.
u.s. officials tell nbc news the united states continues to take active measures to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear test by north korea. >> a snipper plane, detecting evidence of a nuclear explosion along with drones and u-2 spy planes deployed in that region. the air force says it's deployment is a routine mission and was planned well in advance. meanwhile, tuesday marks the 85th anniversary of the people's army in north korea, and there is concern that with the regime, they could use that as time to conduct another test. president trump is eyeing changes to tax and wall street rules hoping to improve economic growth. the president signed an executive order directing the treasury department to dismantle some of the tax regulations established by president obama and also wants a review of some of the reforms put into place in the wake of the great recession like the dodd/frank law. former fox news contributor
and vice presidential nominee sarah palin weighing in on the firing of longtime fox news host bill o'reilly. o'reilly was let go wednesday after a string of sexual harassment allegations. palin worked as a contributor at the network a time and told cnn today the corporate culture there obviously has to change. but when she was asked if she witnessed sexual harassment she didn't quite answer the question. >> that part of the reason you left? >> you could ask them why i'm no longer with fox. you know, i'm not going to speak for them. my contract wasn't renewed. that's -- that's -- that's the line. >> i don't want to be a jerk. sounds like you experienced something. >> i just -- you know it was just time to part ways. >> o'reilly denied any wrongdoing. and a university investigating the discovery of racist fly pers taped to doors. they included anti-immigrant, racist and anti-semitic
comments. and they've been taken down. the flyers listed a web address and phone number for a white nationalist organization. a lawyer for the mother of the man aaron hernandez murdered is asking the new england patriots to voluntarily give her whatever money the firmer nfl star might still be owed saying hernandez hanged himself in a massachusetts prison wednesday where he was serving a life sentence for murdering odin lloyd. one of hernandez' lawyers says he'll ask a court to have that murder conviction erased but lloyd's mother says even if that happens she feels justice was served. >> no matter what the jurors found him guilty. in my book he's still guilty in nigh book and in my family's book. >> lloyd's mother file add wrongful death suit in the case. some of the nation's biggest airlines are urging lawmakers in pennsylvania to comply with the federal real i.d. law. nearly a dozen airlines sent this letter to legislators asking them to pass the bill
soon. the real i.d. law sets a standard requiring states to change driver's licenses in an effort to reduce counter fitting. currently pennsylvania licenses do not immediate that standard. that means residents need an alternative secure form of i.d. to get into federal buildings and if the state doesn't comply by 2018, residents will need that more secure i.d. to board a plane as well. these cuts hurt. that was the message today from a group of local residents to lawmakers including u.s. senator bob casey of pennsylvania. it took part in a panel discussion in university city about the cuts to federal programs proposed in the white house's budget. some got emotional talking about issues ranging from health c.a.r.e., affordable housing and even home heating. the tennessee man accused of abducting his teenage student is in federal custody as his 15-year-old victim makes her way home. 50-year-old tad cummins facing a
federal charge of taking a minor across state lines to have sex and faces aggravated kidnapping charges in tennessee. they were found in a remote area of northern california, 39 days after disappearing. court records so cummins took guns, money and his wife's car before kidnapping the teen. >> a spontaneous statement at the time we took him down, that, i'm glad this is over. >> reporter: the girl showed no signs of elation when she and cummins were found saying the two were staying in a cabin doing work for a land care takener exchange for food and fuel. testimony could wrap up soon in the trial of a philadelphia teenager charged with robbing and killing a man out walking his dog. prosecutors say 17-year-old brandon smith was one of three teenagers who murdered james stolman. he was shot and killed in overbrook just over two years ago pap 15-year-old already pleaded guilty to third-degree murder. a 14-year-old was also arrested. his case was handled in juvenile court. another penn state
fraternity in trouble overdrinking. the school suspended sigma alpha u for two years for violating new tighter alcohol rules during parents weekend. this after the death of a student at a pledge party hosted by another fraternity. beta pi. that fraternity permanently banned from campus. and bringing heavy rain and severe flooding, and as we continue with the video you can see water rushing through people's backyards. winds brought down trees and power lines and that caused a mess on the streets. weather expected to clear up by tomorrow. today the world remembers a musical icon a year ago today prince was found dead of an overdose. prince's sales have skyrocketed since his death. a catalog of his albums and songs sold a combined $ 7.7 miln copies in the u.s. more albums in 2016 than any
other artist. right now honoring the late musicians. the bridge lit in the singer's sig ker color, purple. cruise working to make troops smoother for those in delaware. you may have seen or felt the potholes there. workers are filling the potholes over the weekend. the northbound side closed between 95 and route 13 starting toerc foent for those repairs. volkswagen slapped with the largest fine ever. a federal judge in detroit ander the german carmaker to pay a $2.8 million penalty. bringing volkswagen payout to $30 million in costs related to that ignitions scam. employees charged with crimes connected to that scandal. the pennsylvania state police force has 90 new troopers tonight. the men and women graduated today from the state police academy in hershey. they have been assigned sow barracks across the state. the 148th graduating cadet class.
♪ let's get it going we're all dancing. the queen of hip-hop herself, mary j. blige headlines this year wawa america felt val. you heard the big news first on nbc 10 today. and telemundo proud partners of the wawa welcome america festival, you don't want to see me dance. look at the philadelphia museum of art. the draft may come to down next week. the next big party on that parkway happens july 4th. a preview. ♪ >> reporter: she is the queen of hip-hop soul. a musical pioneer and a role model for girls around the world. ♪ like this takes time >> reporter: with eight multi-platinum albums, nine granny awards and five american music awards, there is no disputing blige's superstar status. ♪ and i can't be without you,
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day at independence hall and honored at the nighttime concert as well. for nbc 10. of course you can see it all live right here on nbc 10. there's changes you need to know about. first, the concert on the parkway starts at 7:00 p.m. as always, it's free and open to the public. that's followed by one of the biggest fireworks displays in the country at 9:30 p.m. error earlier than last year and nbc 10 broadcasts the cons frert 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. and not stopping there. nbc10.com will live stream to watch from any device, no matter where you are. >> this is going to be a good time. can't wait for that. big 2345inames. >> have to hold myself back from dancing to mary j. blige. >> and erika martin -- >> that's right. >> hoping for good weather on the fourth. >> hoping really good weather at least by next week. right now talking a couple of
scattered showers moving through, but notice very isolated at best. we are picking up on mid and upper level clouds, and the reason why is because we do have a bit of a marine influence. now right now we have an area of low pressure hovering right over pennsylvania. there's your warm front but a cold front sweeping in right behind that, meaning temperatures for this weekend will be unseasonably chilly. unfortunately, current width right now even though they are light are coming in from the east. of course you we have that cooler air sliding into place. also preventing those clouds from mixing out and moving out to sea. and those scattered showers also kind of sticking around. lee high valley current temperatures right now mainly in the upper 50s. low 60s. and currently 60 degrees, and mid-50s. nazareth and white hall, two degrees cooler and jersey shore, conditions along the shore looking just as chilly today. ocean city 58 degrees. mays landing 65.
wood vine currently 56 and cape may courthouse, current temperature 57 degrees, and in delaware, also feeling that marine influence. so notice the chillier temperatures. harmon hills 62. and the point seeing upper 50s. with that easterly influence, georgetown currently at 70 and milton, your current temperature, 67 degrees. hour-by-hour forecast is doing a great job picking up on the back end of those showers. and those clouds. however, they're not going to completely clear until later tonight, and then we have another low dipping on through. notice by tomorrow we do have showers in the forecast. so i did have to add that. initially partly to mostly cloudy skies and adding those showers for tomorrow, but the good news is i'm taking them out for sunday. sunday is going to be my pick of the weekend, because notice by saturday, 11:00 p.m., everything has pretty much pushed offshore. you're out the door forecast for tonight, climbing just a little more into the low 60s, and then
by later tonight seeing low 60s, 11:00 p.m. 61 degrees. upper 50s by 3:00 a.m. clouds sticking around and keep in mind by early tomorrow morning, you're going to see more clouds developing from west to east. a sign go have those showers on the way and for the jersey shore at 3:00 a.m., overcast skies temperatures in the mid-50s. neighborhood highs for tomorrow seeing lots of 60s. again, temperatures below average for this time of year. lots of clouds and some rain in the forecast, but the great news is, i do see 80s coming up by later next week. in fact, a stretch. i'll get to that in a bit. back to you. >> a stretch. okay. everyone loves this too. good going out of business sale. >> could see them soon at a popular women's clothing retailer. still ahead at 4:00, the store shutting up shop at several locations in our area. also, sanctuary city crackdown. the new threat from the trump administration against the city of philadelphia. plus, stranded on the
sidewalk. the reason a delaware county school district says a 5-year-old girl was dropped off at the wrong bus stop. that's next on nbc 10 news at 4:00. first, a look at the closing bell on wall street. the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 ending the week in the red. congressman macarthur promised to protect our health care.
but when right-wing politicians tried to pass a disastrous health care repeal bill that raises costs and cuts coverage, macarthur wouldn't oppose them. macarthur wouldn't protect us from a bill that raises premiums and causes 24 million to lose their insurance. wouldn't oppose a massive "age tax" on people over 50. but supported a 600 billion tax break for the wealthy. tell tom macarthur - stop trying to repeal our health care.
chichester school district says a breakdown in communication is the reez an 5-year-old girl was dropped off at the wrong bus stop. a story you saw first on nbc 10. the girt accidentally got off the bus a half mile from her designated stop. it showed her running beside a busy road. eventually she ras wee united with her family. the school said the driver should not have less her off the bus would you a family member waiting. the driver involved in the incident was relatively new to
the job and the student also new to the bus. there was a breakdown in communication, and procedure, and we are working with our drivers and parents to reinforce the policy. overseas today the queen of england's 91st birthday. >> the monarch honored with a 41-gun salute by the royal force artillery. queen elizabeth is britainal oldest and longing reigning monarch. february 8, 1952 she became queen and has an unofficial birthday in june when the weather is also better. and still ahead at 4:00, parenting 101 with the royals. a reality video from william and kate on their biggest challenges as mom add dad. and also ahead at 4:00, millions of dollars in federal funds for philadelphia now in jeopardy. the new threat from the white house over the city's sanctuary status. all knew at 5:00, featured in a beloved film set here in
right now 4:00 from rhetoric to reality. >> trump administration taking aim at philadelphia today with a new threat over the city's sanctuary status. the justice department sent a letter to philadelphia and several other sanctuary cities today. the letters demand proof those cities are in compliance with federal law or risk losing millions of dollars in federal funding. nbc 10 found out more about just what's at stake for the city. >> joining us live outside city hall. andrea? >> reporter: yes, the city has known this was a possibility for months now. though today it became official. we're still waiting on a
response from mayor kenney. just a few months ago he told me the city would be willing to take this issue to court if necessary. philadelphia is among nine sanctuary cities put on notice by the federal government. in a letter, the justice department is requiring mayor kenney to show proof the city is complying with immigration laws or else it could lose federal grant money for local law enforcement. it's being done in an effort to address illegal immigration and crime. in philadelphia, police officers do not enforce immigration laws, and require a warrant before turning over individuals or information to federal agents. >> we've been a sanctuary three years. crime rates continued to go down. >> reporter: that's what the mayor said in january. crime overall has dedegreesed over the last three years but so far this year, murders are up 25%. but there's no way to atlabt to undocumented residents. kenney has said he fears removing the city's sanctuary
city status threatens immigrant communities making crime even worst. >> driven underground, victims or witnesses of a crime and don't trust the police and won't come forward and give information our city will be a lot less safe than it is today railro. >> reporter: the city has until june 30th to respond. you can see, introducing a similar bill. basically taking money away from sanctuary cities. we're going to have a weigh-in what was thought about this letter. that story coming up at 6:00. reporting outside city hall for nbc 10 news. first alert weather. wet morning turned into just a gloomy afternoon. a look at 48th and baltimore. people head the outside after the rain slowed down. a hotel, sun trying to peek through the clouds down the
shore, but it for a cool and cloudy weekend. >> and meteorologist erika martin rrm -- here with your forecast. >> stick around, not break especially with the onshore flow not allowing temperatures to climb very high and today are unseasonably chilling for tote. mount holly, 57 degrees. 59 in pottstown, reading currently 62. currently 50 degrees in the poconos. we have an onshore influence. doppler radar no clouds here light rain pushing through, spotty at best. one or two pop jop showers is all we'll see this afternoon. satellite and radar, once we add clouds, we can see the clouds really aren't budging much because we have that southeasterly wind, of course. those clouds will stick around. the weekend forecast, added showers to the forecast for the first half of the weekend. temperatures in the low to
mid-60s. for the second half of the weekend, however, pulled them out. went with partly to mostly cloudy skies. some 50s out there but low 60s as well. coming up in just a bit, i do have your ten-day on 10, because by next week i'm tracking a stretch of 80s. back to you. >> a look now at stories we're following county by county. in cumberland county a pair of alleged kidnappers under arrest. juan reyes and talisa tamown took that person to an atm to withdraw money. the two arrested when the victim was able to talk to a store clerk who then called police. to the goal of west chester university of pennsylvania. >> to the coals of west chester university in pennsylvania -- >> a new president this afternoon. christopher fiorintino.
and a new parking garage, the train station is formally open. the new nast nearly 700 parking spots and maybe the best of all parking at the new garage is free through june 18th. in new castle county, wilmington needs more young people to apply for its summer job program. only 250 have applied for about 450 available positions. the program is for people between 14 and 20 years old. apply online or pick up an application through the 29th and we do have a link on our nbc 10 a.m. six philadelphia fire dispatchers are joining the ranks after graduating today. the dispatchers were honored at engine 38. 2016 dispatchers processed calls. public safety communicator. and coming together today to make change happen's the comcast nbc university employees teamed
up with members of the community to spruce up the battleship "new jersey." just one of the many volunteer projects going on around the region in honor of comcast cares day, which is tomorrow. comcast is the parent company of nbc 10. several other people in bucks county are cutting it off for a good cause. >> a trip to the salon was years in the making. still ahead at 4:00, how all of this hair will help children who don't have any feel a little more special. and parents, start saving now. just how much money to budget to send your child to college and the best ways to plan for their financial future. and nbc 10 news add 5:00. the warning signs that went up at a local ice rink and why it's open despite the fact officials already shut it down.
education? fidelity investments have a simple formula to try to help you out called the 2k rule of thumb. are you living? recommending multiplying your child's age by $2,000 to stay on track to cover half the average cost. half the cost. of a four-year in-state public university. for instance, if you have a 7-year-old child you would need $14,000. erin is busy doing the math. >> in my head. >> like a maniac. >> okay. >> for her little ones. a new survey reveals while few parents use telemedicine for their kids, they would consider it. diagnosing patients via remotely, phone or our tech knocks. parents would be most likely to use the service for things like a cold, the flu, pink eye, rashing not chronic conditions like diabetes, asthma or a.d.h.d. a little boy's tooth was so ready to come out. >> his parents planned to do it the old-fashioned way with a little string on the doorknob,
until the boy's brother got involved. how he pulled off the tough job of pulling out the tooth. >> remember those days. conditions for the day, unseasonably chilly. the case the next couple of days. great news if my most ak chris forecast, tracking 80, for next week. facebook getting into the mind-reading business. ahead, the social media network's plan to let you type without lifting a finger.
continue with online sale. the duke and duchess of cambridge talking about being first-time parents. kate says nothing can prepare you for it. >> the first few days with little george, no idea what we were doing. no matter how many books you read. nothing can -- >> there's no rule book. there's no training that teaches you -- you learn from previous generation and what you can translate that into what you want to do. >> prince william talks about lose his mother, the impact and how he raises his children. i'm sure it's profound. >> yes. lots of ways to pull ow a loose tooth. perhaps the most iconic, tying one piece of string to the tooth and the other to a doorknob and -- shut the door. >> keep an eye on the boy's little brother. >> one more little string left.
soon as i close the door, ping. ice cream, candy, movies, everything. >> you're ready for it to come out. come on. be brave. >> ooh! >> oh, my -- >> well, there you go. the boy -- >> the boy laughing thanks to little brother and his dad speeding up the process. the video has now gone viral. like, enough talk. let's just get this done. >> there it is. >> i don't know. >> fantastic. >> now let's do the whole tooth fairy thing. right? does the brother share in the proceeds? >> 50/50. >> that was great. >> i think so. >> awesome. all right. talk about the weather. a live look at the philadelphia museum of art. a week away from the nfl draft. cloudy, cool tonight, but we could see summerlike weather for draft day. right, erika? >> yes. no pressure here. the philadelphia neighborhoods unseasonably chilly.
upper 50s, low 60s, currently 60. bethelton currently 59 degrees. south jersey, seeing also a couple upper 50s and low 60s. medford, 58 for you. pittman 60. washington township, 59 degrees and looks like robinville currently in the upper 50s. a live look outside. definitely seeing gloomy skies now. those clouertainly not been budging, because of an easterly influence. starting to see showers. moved from west to east. for the most part everything is unorganized. satellite radar image picking up on the clouds. see the cold front sweeping through. much chillier temperatures for the upcoming weekend. hour-by-hour forecast picking up on the clouds and scattered showers moving through. very unogged. good news there. later tonight seeing one or two passing showers across the philly metro area. by tomorrow i have included showers in the forecast. the first half of your weekend,
mostly cloudy. cloudy skies with passing showers. at 5:30 p.m. here looks like we'll see showers for much of the viewing area. with the exception perhaps of the jersey shore, cape may, seeing scattered showers and everything starts to clear late saturday into sunday. so the good news is that my pick of the weekend will be sunday, and then we start to climb nicely into the 80s. before we get there, let's focus on your highs for tomorrow. 65 degrees. i had to add the showers for tomorrow. mostly cloudy skies on sunday. on monday we can see or would see a couple showers moving on and temperatures low 60s. by wednesday climb into the low 70s. this is where everything, pretty much the heat turns up. thursday temperatures low 80s. seeing 81 degrees friday. plenty of sunshine. great news, at least nice. pretty much a stretch of 80s by next week. even though we have to contend they fact it's unseasonably chilly today, tomorrow and
sunday and monday and tuesday. by,000 friday -- >> i had to keep going. thursday, friday and saturday, look at that. going to have a nice stretch of 80s. what a treat. >> we like that. stretch of 80s. >> ready nor it. finally. >> it's finally -- definitely due for it and today a lot chillier than expected. especially because the clouds stuck around. highs of the 80s, looking ahead. go with it. >> have to drink the parkway for draft day. >> make sure you apply your sunscreen on draft day. >> all right. erika, thank you. >> yeah. to this, not an empty seat in the house. >> we are not talking about a packed theater or sports arena but a bucks county hair salon. all of these customers were cutting off their hair for a good cause. we'll explain, next. all new at 5:00 what could be in store at the murder.
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>> announcer: this is nbc 10 news. a free bus ride part of opening week festivities for philadelphia's new museum of the american revolution pap free single ride on the flash buses today, tomorrow and sunday. present your admission ticket for the new museum to the driver as you board. and this weekend in montgomery county, lego lovers gather at the greater philadelphia expo center in oaks for brickfest live. check out giant lego e creations, even build some of your own. open today, tomorrow and sunday. cutting it off for a good cause. the tenth year in a row, the delaware valley is stepping up. >> more than 100 people donated their hair today to make sure children who don't have the hair
have a lereason to feel special. >> reporter: every chair full and every person here waiting. some years to be able to do this. >> me and my daughter. >> reporter: dozens donating their hair to children in need. kaitlyn morgan is only 6, and she, too, is giving back. >> so other kids can have wigs. >> over a year ago my daughter and i started talking about donating hair and agreed a year ago to do it. >> reporter: all part of kathy's cuts, a program started by kathy romano. >> wigs for kids. a great organization that makes real hair wigs for children who for whatever reason lost their hair. chemo, alopecia, what it is. >> reporter: and more than 130 people cut off their hair for
someone else. >> doan es sign up year after year. people come back, a couple years in a row with their hair, it's so long. they're able to come back. >> reporter: come back to give back and leave with a whole new look for all the right reasons. >> what? >> more than proud to do this with my daughter. >> ten years doing that. awesome. >> so generous. >> yes. working on several stories for nbc 10 news and 5:00. >> here's keith jones. >> we have several new stories ahead on nbc 10 news at 5:00. among them, contamination worries at a local ice rink. officials shut the place down, but it's back open tonight. what's causing the concerns and what nbc 10 has been able to uncover, next in a live report. and i'm tracking a soggy saturday in the forecast. but at least the sunshine keeps on through. by sunday, your most accurate forecast coming up in a bit. >> also new, a little pete of hollywood history comes crashing down. it may not look like nudge mow.
get ready for a soggy start to the weekend. will it be clear for saturday? how about sunday? we'll tell you. landmark level gone as a building recognizable to fans of one of philadelphia's most famous films. and the star of the show. the headliners, certainly stage at the party on the parkway this fourth of july. nbc 10 at 5:00 starts right now.
>> announcer: nbc 10 news starts now. all new on nbc 10 news at 5:00 concerning the water. skaters showing up even though signs said the place is unsafe. bucks county about a mile from a former military base blamed for tainted water wells throughout the area. nbc 10 is at the rink. >> reporter: what have you learned about this? >> reporter: here at the township we're told officials posted signs at the rink earlier in the rink warning the rink they felt the water was unsafe. however, when you go there, the rink was open for business. >> we're not getting a drink here. >> reporter: at first this local mom told us it was great. her kids the only ones on the ice and then herd revolution ice was operating despite the township warning against it. >> the township took it upon itself to post a cease and
desist order. >> reporter: once it learned it was using well water. water the township felt had been contaminated. this area has been having water issues since wells were cited with years of abuse. warned to use public sewer and water lines. they had gone against the advice and hooked itself back up to the well water. the reason it shut the rink down. both side met today. >> everybody walked out relatively happy. >> reporter: what about serving drinks using ice? washing utensils and hands. >> that presupposes that the water is contaminated and unhealthy for use. >> reporter: the owner did independent water testing and posted the results. the meeting lasted nearly two hours and both are working 0 an deal to keep that ice rink operational. for nbc 10 news.