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lights showers. hamberg is about to get a few sprinkles. storms will hold off until this evening in those same areas in the suburbs and in the ree high valley. certainly don't need your umbrella this morning. and you'll need your sunglasses. we'll get some sunshine breaking through the clouds. the clouds have already started to thin out in philadelphia. a little bit of a breeze coming out of the south, that'll help boost our temperatures today. we'll make it into the 80s. the combination of clouds and sunshine, don't think you'll need your umbrellas today. 83 inland at the shore. 77 degrees the high temperature. the chances will be the creasing for showers as we go into the late afternoon and especially the evening hours for the suburbs and the lee high valley. and i'll walk you through it hour by hour when i come back in
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just a few minutes. but first let's see how the first alert traffic looks. right now, this is back open right here. it looked like divine is good to goful you're heading out the door there. running about 13 minutes late. but new jersey and papco still looking good. the north and southbound side heading to trenton or if you're heading to philadelphia or the 42 freeway, you'll be just fine. four minutes right now from the northbound side. still in the 60 there, so you're good to go. police are looking for a driver who opened fire on another driver in philadelphia. this morning the driver in
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kitical condition. the gunmen is on the loose. katey, tell us how this unfolded. >> the shooting happened around 11:00 and in a pretty visible part of oxford circle, right in the middle of the intersection. detectives say that probably helped the victim because a good samaritan, a witness saw the injured driver fall out of his car. and that good samaritan ran up to him to help. that driver is a 24-year-old man. police tell us at this hour at einstein hospital where he may die from his injuries, they're so severe. in the meantime police looking for a driver in a white sedan, possibly a buick. that driver accused of pulling into the interaction just before midnight and shooting the other driver through the drivers side window. here is what's police say they have right now as they look for him. >> we did some private surveillance cameras, so hopefully those cameras recorded
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something that can help us with this critical shooting investigation. >> reporter: in addition to those surveillance camera, police tell us there were also several witnesses brought here to northeast detectives behind me to give their account of what happened. reporting live, katie zachary, nbc 10 news. authorities found a mans body in his home on river road tuesday night. yesterday they confirmed that a dive team began searching the delaware river just nearby. authorities have not said how the victim died. happening today after a bombshell yesterday, the hearing for fraternities brothers accused in the death of a pledge continues today. tim piasa, the student who died had fallen down the basement stairs. while the detective could not say exactly what the video showed, he did say one of those
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in the courtroom suspected of deleting that video. the charge stemmed from piasa who died after a night of drinking. frat brothers waited 1 hours before calling 911. the judge will decide if there's enough evidence to send the case to trial. a philadelphia man has his 3-year-old son back after this car was stolen with the child in the back seat. police reunited the dad with the toddler. here's how it started. dad leaves his car running to go into a sneaker store. the thief jumped in, drove off. a short time later they find the child strapped in his car seat on the ground at a fire station a mile away. police found the car and the driver. and the suspect faces charges which could include kidnapping.
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5:04 this morning. we are following standoff with north korea. president trump firing off more words for the kim jung-un leader. >> president trump warned earlier this week that north korea would face fire and fury if they launched missiles towards the u.s. and then yesterday the commander in chief suggesting the comment may not have been enough. here's a clip of what president trump said to follow up yesterday in reference to north korea and its leader kim jung-un. >> let's see what he does with guam. he does something in guam, it will be an event the likes of which nobody has seen before, what will happen in north korea. it's not a dare. it's a statement. >> the language being used here, i spoke with a professor at retger's university in camden
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how the right or wrong words can make a divs. >> the fact we're having this conversation means we're all worried we've reached a new stage in america's relationship with the world, that we're uneasy what our president might say to make situations worse than betterch. >> the governor of guam is urging everyone on the island to remain patient. 5:06 right now. just days after rejecting the move president trump yesterday declared the opioid crisis a national emergency. a recent report found 142 people in the u.s. die every day from opioid over doses. when it comes to addressing the crisis in philadelphia, the city says it's already seeing progress in cleaning up this heroin camp in kensington. it collected more than 250 tons of waste and debris in the past ten days. dozens of addicts have gotten
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into treatment programs. the area near the train tracks were a center for drug activity. and opening up about his son's death from an over dose earlier this year. >> he spoke to crowd that included parents and advocates. luke says he's encouraging dialogue to try and break the stigma of addiction following the loss of his 35-year-old son. >> the truth is no one speaks about it, so no one knows. everyone hides it. they're ashamed of it. and i'm guilty of the same. >> luke started a new initiative called #brownandwhite. the program urges families to post online about their loved ones to show they're not just a number. happening tonight the megamillions will be worth $382 million. it's not the only big ret lottery prize you can put your
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money on this weekend, power ball jackpot up to 356 million. it's the first time that both jackpots are more than $300 million at the same time. eight minutes after 5:00. we will get some sunshine through. lots of clouds, no sign of wet weather. not yet anyway for the easton area. chances of rain will increase this evening for the lee high valley and the suburbs. 70 in philadelphia. in south jersey it's 64 degrees. most of the suburbs are in the 60s. unionville one of the cooler spots at 62 degrees. a nice warmup today into the 80s this afternoon. but not completely clear or the
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brilliant sunshine we have seen lately. very light showers just barely making it into burkes county. potsville seeing a little, very light rainfall. we do have some clouds moving through the area. there's some nice breaks in those clouds. we'll be in and out of the cloud cover. the chances of showers and thunderstorms will really increase this evening. during the day, you'll need your sun glasses. more clouds around at 3:00. 65 this morning. by late morning it's in the upper 70s and close to 80 degrees at 3:00. 80 degrees at 3:00. for delaware, lots of sunshine to start with. the clouds will be increasing during the late afternoon hours. and for the new jersey neighborhoods, we're starting off in the 60s. warm into the upper 70s at 8:00.
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the shore looking good with partly to mostly sunny clouds. look at those temperatures in the middle 70s today. the chance of showers and thunderstorms increasing as we go into the evening hours. then thunderstorms will be developing first farther north and west. and some of those storms will be reaching into the lee high valley. but this is just updated computer model shows them pushing to the north 7:00. and in the evening, we're still looking at clouds around but not too many showers. that does change saturday. we'll have your weekend forecast back in ten minutes. let's get you updated on your ride. >> how's that looking jessica? >> 95 right now looks good. what we've been dealing so far this morning was a lot of
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construction spots. they just pulled the camera out a little bit, which is good because you can see there's no problems or delays here. speeds there are into the 60s, so it's a good move on 95. so we're good to go here east and westbound. so moving through center city will be a good drive for you. somewhere in between gull mills and belmont, in most directions clear now. here with mass transit, just a minor delay for airport 401. but all others are good to go. 11 minutes past 5:00 right now. football is back.
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we'll have highlights along with the philly faithfuls who made the trip to green bay. a camera captures the moment an officer was shot at least three times. hear his message to his family when he thought he wouldn't live to see them again. we'll take you to summer camp aimed at getting kids back to nature without any technology. every year south jersey sends
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more and more tax money to trenton, but gets less and less back thanks to steve sweeney and chris christie. here's the sweeney-christie record eight years of underfunded schools. huge tax breaks for themselves and their rich friends while we pay more. and homestead rebate funding for seniors cut in half next year. don't believe the fake news from his wealthy donors. steve sweeney stands with chris christie, not with south jersey.
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a south carolina police officer says the $30 he spent on a body camera for himself was the best money he ever spent. >> that was part of his testimony after video from that camera was used to testify against a suspect who tried to kill him. we do want to warn you you may find this video disturbing. this is video from officer quincy smith's personal camera mounted on his glasses just after he approached that suspect. this happened in january of 2016
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in south carolina. now he's been able to use the footage to help convict that man who shot him. smith's arm and neck where he was shot have both healed. the officer is also going through physical therapy and plans to go back on patrol. a driver makes a big mistake and goes flying off this parking garage. the woman mistook the gas for the brake and went crashing through the barriers. clipped the chevy tahoe, barely missing that person. meanwhile, workers rushed in to help. the driver of the tahoe was okay. a fright train slammed through this truck. but get this, the truck was filled with soft peppermints
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which spilled oall over the place and forced cleanup crews to close down the road. they say they'll cite the driver. >> well, what are soft peppermints? what if you had to give up your cellphone, no cellphone, no calling mom and dad? that's the rule at camp harlen. this camp has locations in the pokenos. campers aren't allowed to use their cellphones are anything. if parents are concerned about their child, they can call the camp. and the camp also posts updates online. all of it was helpful to a self-proclaimed helicopter dad. >> come home with, you know, better interpersonal skills because they're really -- and i think that's the nature of a camp, you're living with a group of people.
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you're there 24/7 with people. >> that dad has sent his two sons to camp and one of them is a counselor now. and they recently adopted the no cellphone policy an their vacations, which is awesome. let's find out what's happening on the boulevard this morning? >> well, guys, we're actually empty. good directions right now north and southbound. we're not seeing any big problems or delays so far. the pa turnpike looks good, too. westbound and eastbound route one, the most it's going to take you 22 minutes. average speed there still way up into the 60s. if you're heading down to the shore, we're getting into the weekend, it's still pretty early. moving through morgt and southbound all lanes are open
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and they're dry. and here with another update here. 10 minutes late for a newark train. other than that, new jersey transitand ampax and the speed lines all on schedule. let's talk about the weather, get a glimpse at the wksd. >> and keeping our finger crossed it's going to be dry throughout. let's go to bill henly. >> going to wear your fingers out with that one because it's not going to dry throughout. in fact, most of the day today will be dry. this is the view from the nbc 10 studios, just a few scattered clouds. we saw mostly scattered clouds over night. those clouds beginning to break. it's in the 60s now for fox chase and parkway. just dropped to 69 degrees. the temperatures will climb with
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some sunshine back into the 80s this afternoon. we're starting off a little bit more moisture than this afternoon. it'll actually dry out this afternoon. but it's this evening we'll see some wet weather move into the area. we're seeing some showers right now. these are not going to last. you see pottsville getting light rain along with porter. this is gold front. it's slowly moving to the east. behind it is nice dry air. that's the weather we're going to get for sunday. ahead of it, there's lots of moisture and we're going to get showers and thunderstorms. those showers will start popping up this evening. and we could see some pretty good rainfall amounts in fact by 11:00 saturday night, close to 2 inches of rain possible for
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melville. allen town and redington, could see half an inch of rain with that system coming through. so big improvement on sunday. but umbrellas will be going up an saturday. could see some late breaks of sunshine but it's going to be mostly cloudy with on and off showers. then sunshine on sunday with temperatures in the 80s. but more wet weather moves in early next week. a look at that coming up in the next half-hour. >> thank you, bill. see you then. coming up, let's chat. how you'll soon be able to communicate with your uber driver without using your personal phone number. and amazon moving into the ticket business.
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uber users will no longer have to let their drivers see
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their real phone numbers. they'll can send message tuesday the driver if they want to call or text. uber expected to make that feature over the next five weeks. you may be using amazon for tickets to the movies or sporting events. >> well, amazon reportedly in talks to offer tickets to concerts and sporting events, a move that could loosen ticket masters grip. it's exclusively the top seller for top venues and had success in britain where it's sold ticket theaters since 2016. tracee, back to you. >> and at odds over certain laptops and tablets. what's that about the. >> microsoft is dismesing
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consumer reports of findings laptops and tabletsch it's removed, it's quote, recommended badge from the surface because it was found to be less reliable than other brands. consurm report surveyed 20,000 people and showed they've encountered issues within the first two years. and microsoft stands behind the quality and reliability. we could see lauss for a third straight day. the dow, nasdaq and s&p all sell yesterday on continued jitters over the tensions between the u.s. and north korea. they had their worst day in nearly two months. the dow on pace for its worst week since march. while the nasdaq on poise for its worst week of the year. back to you. >> thanks. have a nice weekend. breaking in philadelphia, police looking for a driver who shot another driver right in the
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middle of an intersection. coming up, how a good samaritan stepped in to help. still ahead highlights of carson wens starting off strong.
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breaking over night a driver opened fire at another driver at a philadelphia intersection. now police are looking for the person who shot the man through the window. pepper spray attack. now officers are looking for a couple who took matters into their own hands. now the birds are back. fans made the trip to the fields. highlights on the way. good morning, welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy


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