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>> i landed on my back and i remember the doctors yelling and saying you could be dead. fk>r(t&háhp &hc% pain meds gave him a license to use. it got expensive. +é÷ shoot heroin. >> family is just waiting in suspend and fear of the phone call. could never detox himself on the street. >> what was rock bottom? >> jail. jail was rock bottom. >> reporter: a phone call to his dad from jail was the wakeup his parents had invested enough. >> i'll be here to support you emotionally and spiritually, but we're done. ówed him. >> reporter: armstrong serves as that voice, founder at liberation way inspiring others through his journey. he considers it his life's work. >> i look back at myself and said this is what your life is going to look like, he would run
away from me. i'm okay with what i did because it's not mew >> reporter: from south jersey, cydney long, nbc 10 news. >> the nbc 10 digital team has been detailing the opioid epidemic's deadly hold on local families for two years now. >> you can see our award-winning series now on the nbc 10 app. breaking news right now at 6:00. a child is hurt afterxb this crash happened in camden. george spencer is live for us. what are we learning about the victim? >> reporter: we are just confirming that this bus crash left a boy injured in serious condition. that yellow school bus that you see there hit the child along alabama road here in camdena shortly before 4:00. this entire block has been taped off by camden county police. a significant response, as you can see there. earlier we saw parents who seemed to be picking up children and walking home with them.
that boy who was injured was rushed to kocooper and he is george spencer, nbc 10 news. new video now into nbc 10 of a robbery suspect in uber darby. the suspect is linked to as many as eight robberies since april of this year. the suspect throws a brick through the window before making off with packs of gnu port and marlboro cigarettes. the same is believed to have robbed eight properties, mainly gas stations and delis. one person was flown to the hospital after this car crashed into a new jersey transit bus in cumberland county. it happened an hour ago on west main street in millville. you can see the white sedan was badly damaged. we are working to find out the condition of that person who was injured. in south philadelphia, detectives are questioning people in the killing of these two high schoolers. but there are still no arrests 48 hours after the students were shot dead on the street. aundrea cline-thomas is joining
us live in south philadelphia tonight. got to believe someone saw something that could be the key to an arrest. >> reporter: that's right. that's what the neighborhood really wants. but first, people who know something need to speak up. you have to remember we're talking about two different neighborhoods. lives cross and ended in an instant. the side of a salon on 12th street now doubles as the site of a memorial. fresh flowers and candles mark the spot where two 16-year-olds lost their lives. some friends stopped by to share their condolences. others just stopped in disbelief. >> he was just too young. he was gun. ed down. >> we shouldn't be here for a child 16 years old. >> reporter: hundreds came out to pay respects.
>> i hope he rests in peace. >> not far away, a more private mourning in the neighborhood of the second victim. >> two candidate can ls and a stuffed toy were left on his doorstep. no one from his family was home. >> he was very quiet. his smile can light up the room. >> reporter: police say the shooting twuz evening was proceeded by an argument. at least 16 were around. detectives were interviewing witnesses as they try to close in on the suspect. >> i hope to god that i'm able to make peace with the lord. >> reporter: last night there was a vigil for sal. tonight there's going to be a vigil for kalil. it's at 7:30 at the playground at 1800 washington avenue.
reporting live, aundrea cline-thomas, nbc 10 news. >> we'll post updates on this case the second we get them on the nbc 10 app. sign up for breaking news alerts so you'll be the first to know. now to your first alert weather and a frosty night tonight. frost edadvisories in many of t suburbs around our area. and in the city, it's chilly and it's windy. you can see the flags right there on top of the aramark building. let's bring in meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz with what we can expect tonight. >> now that the skies have cleared, the wind is going to be diminishing. that adds up to the frost. you can see the clear skies across philadelphia, wilmington, it's looking pretty clear. especially compared to what we saw a cup can l hours ago. we had rain all over the place. it's exited stage right. this is three hours on the radar. what a change we have seen this
afternoon. that sets us up for the frost advisories for all of the northern and western suburbs outside of the i-95 corridor and also for the inland counties and south jersey that are going to get well down into the 30s. we'll talk more about a warm-up and a big storm over the weekend, coming up. president trump's promise to cut taxes is getting a big boost tonight. today the house passed the $ trillion budget with a narrow 260-212 vote. some republicans in new jersey don't like this budget because of plans to cut the state and local tax deductions. these four local republicans voted against the budget today. stay tuned for "nbc nightly news" with lester holt for a breakdown of what's next for tax reform. impacting how much you may have to pay. that's at 6:30 after this newscast. slot machines could be making that are way to airports
and truck stops throughout pennsylvania. the state house approved a gamble iing expansion bill in a attempt to balance the state's budget. the plan expands casino style gambling to truck stops, airports and ten new mini casino sites. the bill heads to the desk of governor tom wolf. he has only indicated he will review the plan. he's not promised to sign it. lawmakers say this will help raise money as they try to find money to pay for the revenue plan four months into the fiscal year. two senators ob different sides of the aisle found common ground today coming to the defense of senator bob menendez in his corruption trial. cory booker and lindsey graham called menendez honest and trustworthy. if he gives you his word, he always keeps it. >> i disagree with him politically, but he's a very honorable guy. >> menendez is charged in a
bribery scheme. both pleaded not guilty. with election day less than two weeks away, voting machines are in the spotlight today. lawmakers gather atd the capital for a hearing on the security of the machines. among those testifying was the princeton university professor whose team demonstrated that new jersey's voting machines could be hacked within minutes. voters head to the polls to elect a new governor november 7th. today the philadelphia city council approved a new bill aimed at keeping stun guns out of the hands of minors. the bill prevents anyone under the age of 18 from using, owning or selling a stun gun. stun guns are legal to own in pennsylvania for the purpose of self-defense. up next at 6:00, who killed jfk. a local conspiracy theorist is hoping documents on the assassination set to be released today will prove he's been right
steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side. after 8 years of chris christie, is kim guadagno the change new jersey really needs? guadagno is christie's hand-picked successor. says she's "proud to be part of the christie administration." guadagno was chris christie's right hand as our schools came under attack, critical services were underfunded,
and our credit rating was downgraded...11 times. from the bridge to the beach, we've seen it all, and we've had enough. kim guadagno isn't the change we need. kim guadagno isn't a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck. i'm serious about moving new jersey forward. that breaking news, the
federal government just announced it's about to release 2800 secret jfk assassination records. >> president trump says he has no choice but to keep other records secret for six months fou. because of national security concerns. investigator says these documents aren't likely to reveal any bomb shells, but conspiracy theorists cannot wait to dissect every page. >> steven fisher spoke to one such man here in philadelphia who is hoping the documents reveal what he believe l all along. >> reporter: who killed jfk and how many people were involved have been popular questions over the years. one man claims he knows what happened and tonight might be the day we find out he's right all along. november 22nd, 1963 was the date in dallas, texas. president ken difs shot and killed, but that's all that's been. certain for the last 53 years. 3,000 government files are
expected to be released today. 88% of the files were published back in the '90s and 11% were released but with redactions made by the government. now 89 years old was a lawyer in philadelphia and is a jfk conspiracy theorist. >> i didn't rely on my own investigation. i investigated the case from the beginning. i relied on their documents and documents in the report are sufficient to demonstrate there were a coup. >> many want to find out if he shot kennedy, and did he doo it alone. he said, yes. he was involved in the war in commission investigation and he's known for the controversial single bullet theory that oswald only fired one bullet that hit the governor and kennedy.
>> nobody outside of the united states believes that oswald killed the president. >> reporter: experts anticipate these documents will tell more about oswald's background and if the cia and fbi knew an attack was coming and instead of top stoing it, stood by and let it happen. steven fisher, nbc 10 news. >> you can go to the nbc 10 app to find out how you can view the newly released documents. the app is free to download. it's the best source for breaking news on the go. tonight nbc 10 takes on fire safety in homes. >> as temperatures drop, the fire calls go up. take a look at this demonstration. we sped up the video to show you how a fire spreads in a typical living room. the fire department responded to 2700 fires. to help families, firefighters install about 8,000 smoke alarms every year. that number will jump to 30,000 over the next two years because of a federal grant.
and tonight at 11:00, the nbc 10 investigators explain how the furniture in your house could be making it more vulnerable to a fast-moving fire. don't miss our exclusive report right after "chicago fire." a special sendoff for a dedicated member of the philadelphia fire department today. chance the dog began a new life in retirement. looks pretty good. over the past six years, the black lab has responded to about 900 fires. today the fire commissioner gave the new retiree a citation from the mayor and plaque. as for what's next, he will continue to live with his handler here in philadelphia. turning now to your first alert weather. a breezy, chilly day in delaware. nbc 10 at rockford park where people were bundled up. >> let's take a live look at the sunsetting in avalon, new jersey. temperatures in the 50s there today. a beautiful sky, though. let's bring in meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. it could be frosty in some
neighborhoods tonight. >> absolutely, we're seeing that clearing. it's almost down to the 40s already in some of the suburbs. and even in delaware into the mid-50s. now that the skies have cleared. as we go through the night tonight, getting close to 40 in philadelphia for a low. 37 in allentown. 38 in mount holly. 39 in trenton. those are the official instrument levels, but at the ground, if you have a calm wind, you can get lower temperatures there. that's where the frost occurs. the rain, boy, did that exit quickly. it just raced out of here and the skies cleared across much of the area. that's where the frost advisories are. the outlying areas away from the i-95 corridor where the heat just keeps in. and this frost is getting later and later in philadelphia. since 19 0 it's occurring 17.5
days later than it was. that's what happens when you warm the planet. you get later frosts, shorter growing season. or longer growing season. you can see the rain down in the caribbean. the tropical system moving right up this way. combining with the front and now look at this. sunday, we're going to get pounded. lots of rain, wind, thunderst m thunderstorms, new england is going to get worse than us. but that's going to occur right in the middle of the weekend. and effect the eagles game. it's just a question of how bad it's going to be. wind, thunderstorms, and it's going to be wet. so be prepared for that. by the time we get to halloween, though, we don't have that kind of issue. it's just going to be kind of chilly. it's going to be dry. we're going to have a sunny day
on tuesday. and you just have to prepare for it. because it is going to get colder and colder as we go through the evening. by 7:00 down to 51 degrees. and over the weekend, it is a clear choice. we got one nice day on saturday. above average temperatures. and one really nasty day, no doubt about it. coming up in sports, hear from carson wentz on what is different for him this season and joel embiid on why he says he's unbreakable. it's coming up next.
i'm here with nbc sports philadelphia. the eagles are flying high with the best record of all of football through the first seven weeks. carson wentz has thrown 17 touchdowns. that number is top amongst all quarterbacks in the nfl. he's been helped by the position at wide receiver. here's carson wentz on the differences between this year and last. >> i think just the game has been slowing down. just honestly to have a full season within an offense and to come back in the off season as the known starter, to kind of get all that extra communication, extra physical reps on the field, everything from dealing with coaches, from getting different ideas in the game plan, all those things. it's helped the game continually
slow down and making a difference in the end. >> last night sixers fans forced to hold their breath as joel embiid took another tumble in the loss to the rockets. falls right down. he's not hurt. had this to say about his play after the game. >> everyboit's basketball. i make some plays. like i said, i'm not made of glass. i just got to play. >> you just get through it and hope he stands up and moves on. the thud is still in my ears. but he's okay. >> it still makes us nervous. the fliers finished up a home stand at 3-2. start a swing through canada tonight with a trip to ottawa. we'll have that game here at
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. final look at weather here. there are rain chances for sunday's eagles game. it could be stormy. what can we expect? >> rain chances are close to 100%. and it's clear cut. there's a storm coming up the coast. the timing of it puts it in the philadelphia area during the day on sunday. saturday is definitely a much nicer day. tomorrow is a beautiful day, although it starts off chilly. and then as we head toward early next week, monday is a chilly day. tuesday for halloween, it's dry, but it's chilly. and you don't see any 70s later in the week. we're starting to cool down as we head toward the beginning of november. we're finishing up one of the warmest octobers ever recorded2 also up in allentown. >> could be the end of the 70s
for awhile. never say never. i'm jim rosenfield. >> and i'm jacqueline london. "nbc nightly news" is next. tonight, opioid emergency. president trump gets personal about addiction in his family and takes action to combat this crisis. >> this marks a critical step in confronting the extraordinary challenge that we face. >> but critics say it falls short of what he promised as we visit a community ravaged by e epidemic. >> i can't do it anymore. i'm tired of seeing my kids see this. john f. kennedy assassination files secret for so long, supposed to be released today. is there something they don't want us to see? hunt for a killer. a new video of a person of interest as authorities fear a serial murderer could be on the loose. rescue at sea after five months missing. a mirul