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the temperature not changing very much overnight and not cooling off, not going below freezing. patchy rain becoming steadier later tonight. more on the best times to get outside this weekend and the developing nor'easter with the seven-day in a few minutes. >> thank you very much, glenn. the new developments about this fire that destroyed a montgomery county police officer's home while he and his family were away in florida. we told you about the story yesterday at the time. police called it suspicious. now a woman is in custody. mitch blocker is live at the digital operations center. >> it seems police didn't have to go very far to find this suspect. >> they had to go next door, police arrested 52-year-old donna marie crump. police say she was the next-door neighbor. they believe that krupp said her neighbor's house on fire as retaliation, the criminal complaint says she set the blaze after state police arrested her son. she set her neighbor's house on fire because he's a police
officer, even though he had nothing to do with her son's arrest. the home in lower pottsgrove township in montgomery county is a total loss. donna krupp is charged with arson today, recklessly endangering another person, risking catastrophe and possession of an instrument of a crime. police say they used video and physical evidence to figure out who set this fire. she's being held on $1 million bail. we are live in the digital operations center, mitch blocker, nbc 10 news. 20 minutes after nonstop news continues now with the shooting of a local rapper who is no stranger to the law himself. beanie siegel whose real name was dwight grant was shot this morning after dropping his kids off at school. it happened in pleasantville, atlantic county. >> you've been getting updates on siegel's condition. do we know who's behind the shooting? >> not at this point, keith and
rosemary. this area remains a crime scene, more than six hours after the shooting here. beanie siegel underwent surgery today and is in critical condition, according to his lawyer who also believes whoever shot seeing was aiming for someone else. >> it's horrible, the whole thing is a tragedy. >> reporter: a cousin of beanie siegel's wife was among the family members who came to the crime scene along spruce avenue in pleasantvilleç after someon say someone shot and wounded the 40-year-old rapper this morning. >> it's very sad. i ask that everybody keep our family in prayer and that he pulls through. >> reporter: police tell nbc 10 siegel whose real name is dwight grant, was shot once in the abdomen and it appears the bullet went out his back. authorities say he was inside this home when officers arrived shortly before 9:30 a.m. but they're not sure if he was shot there or outside. >> from the first appearance it would appear that there was some type of altercation next to that
property. >> reporter: siegel was living in the spruce avenue home which is owned by the family of this man, 22-year-old umar sala hudin. he was also shot but not hurt. authorities tell me sulahudin provided few clues on what happened or who else was involved. >> we spoke to him, very limited information. >> not cooperating? >> no, not at this point. >> is that frustrating? >> very. >> reporter: siegel's lawyer tells nbc 10 the rapper was coming home after taking his kids to school when the shooting happened. the attorney says it appears siegel was not the intended target and got caught in the cross fire. siegel was released from federal prison in august after serving a two-year sentence for tax evasion. his probation is set to end this weekend. authorities say he was wearing an ankle monitoring bracelet when someone gunned him down. >> i think it's horrible. >> any idea why it happened?
>> not at all. i have no idea. no idea. >> now, police pursued a gray honda in connection with the shooting and took a man into custody for questioning after he jumped out of that car which ended up getting away. investigators say that they don't know what that man's role may have been in the shooting. at this point, he has not been charged. live tonight in pleasantville, i'm ted greenberg, nbc 10 news. the hits just keep coming for embattled comedian bill cosby. crews are cleaning up his star on the hollywood walk of fame after it was vandalized. someone reportedly wrote the word rapist in three different places. he received a star in 1977. this happens after more then a dozen women have come forward accusing cosby of drugging and sexually abusing them. and today we learn the comedian is countersuing one of the alleged victims, accusing her of extortion. she claims cosby sexually asauled her at the playboy
mansion when she was just 15 years old. despite the claims cosby has never been charged with a crime. developing in the last 45 minutes we've learned that thes will not file charges involving the central bucks high school football team. the season was canceled back in 0. david heckler says his office did not support any evidence that would support any criminal charges. police say someone came into kensington urban high school with a gun around 10:00 this morning. administrators put the school on lockdown but no one was hurt. and in south jersey, a 17-yepold student is accused of bringing a bb gun to school. it happened yesterday morning at the burlington county special services school in lumberton township.
it resembled a real revolver, too. the suspect is in custody and is facing juvenile charges. no one was hurt. nbc 10 is following new information about the future of the taj mahal casino in atlantic city. the taj was set to close one week from today on december 12th. today, casino owners announced the closing date has been pushed back to december 20th. now the question is can the casino and its 3,000 jobs be saved? nbc 10 south jersey bureau reporter cydney long is live in atlantic city this afternoon. sidney, we've been reporting that there are efforts to keep the taj open. what are you hearing now that the closing date has changed? >> rosemary, we are hearing that there is a very strong likelihood that the trump taj mahal will not in fact close its doors for good but if, and only if, all players, all parties involved at the negotiating table thus far keep their word. >> it's a very, very hopeful
time. >> reporter: atlantic city mayor would not get into specifics but says there is a strong likelihood the taj mahal casino and its 3,000 jobs at stake will be rescued if all parties, the city, state, investor carl icahn and unite here local 54 union work to guarantee the sacrifices and givebacks, the promises they've made to close the deal. we reached out to unite here local 54 which has made noise the last two months after keeping health care benefits but they responded today with three words, we're not commenting on the eight-day extension to keep the casino set to close next friday open until december 20th. >> is this extension just buying more time for the negotiation to keep it open? >> of course, absolutely. i'm grateful that everyone is thinking that way and giving us this extra opportunity. sometimes government moves slower than you want it to do but everyone is on the same page. >> reporter: employees received this amended notice from trump
entertainment resorts, the parent company this morning and shared the e-mail with nbc 10. it reads in part, as part of our current windown, some employees will see hours cut significantly. it went on to say that property remains hopeful an agreement can be reached to keep the casino open. >> we hope as they continue their dialogue that it works out in the best interest of the employees and of the company. >> reporter: and we did try to summon some employees to speak with us today on camera about what they're hearing on the inside but many told me here on the boardwalk they're simply afraid to talk, especially on camera because it's such a critical time, not knowing if they will have a job or not and income to support their families. they say often times they're learning about what's going on with the property from news media reports. they're feeling somewhat in the dark. they're anxious for a definitive answer. live on the atlantic city boardwalk, i'm cydney long, nbc 10 news.
>> cydney, thanks. police police say they've broken up an organized krhme ring that cheated local banks out of tens of thousands of dollars. nbc 10 in west philadelphia this morning as police reveal the details of the crimes. investigators say raymond starr recruited people with existing bank accounts and talked them into opening new checking accounts. starr then deposited bad checks into those accounts and later withdrew money. the alleged scheme cost one bank $30,000. >> he was able to deposit a check for $5,000, they would come back immediately, withdraw the money and later on the check would bounce like a basketball. therefore, the bank would be out that particular money and raymond starr would deposit the money into his own pocket. >> the arresting officers also found drugs, guns and money in starr's home. police warn there could be more arrests. local students bailed out of class today so their voices
could be heard. >> they're protesting two high-profile cases involving the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of white police officers. nbc 10's randy gyllenhall was there as the students stage their demonstration. >> while part of the protests were vocal, some of it was in complete silence. >> reporter: keith and rosemary, high schools across the city held similar protests, some students choosing to march loudly, others choosing to sideline thely lie down in the middle of their hallways. all of these students say they're standing up against police brutality. on most days, the hallways in philadelphia high schools are loud and bustling but for 4 1/2 minutes this afternoon, complete silence. students staging a die-in, lying on the ground to symbolize the deaths of two black men killed by police. >> letting a police officer after they commit crimes, that just needs to be examined more and police officers should be treated like regular citizens and not above the law. >> reporter: in kensington this
morning, dozens of students ditching class and taking to the streets. >> i can't breathe! >> reporter: protesting for eric garner, the staten island man who died after being put in a chokehold. >> everyone feels it is injust. we realize it's not going to take a bunch of people just with sad feelings to make it change. we're going to take more protesting, activism, leaders. >> reporter: throughout these protests young people have made up the core movement. for them this is a civil rights issue. they believe police often abuse their power, usually against young black men. >> i think at the moment what people want is to be heard. they want to be heard. they want to know someone is listening. >> reporter: students, too, say they respect law enforcement but often feel targeted, especially as a black male teenager in a large american city. >> i definitelyfully there are police that don't think that black lives matter. i think it's more important that
people are aware that all police aren't like that. >> reporter: here at central high school, students tell me they don't want to make violent confrontation with police. they don't want to riot. they want to have discussions and city officials say that those discussions are already under way. live in philadelphia, randy gyllenhall, nbc 10 news. happening now, a new focus in the search for the local college student who's been missing for eight days. search teams are hoping that tonight'sç happy hour crowd in philadelphia can help crack the shane montgomery case. nbc 10's deanna durante is live in manayunk where shane was last seen early thanksgiving morning. tell us about this renewed push to get answers in this mystery. >> reporter: i think the family would say they've been pushing all along. tonight they're walking up and down main street holding signs and they're fanning out across the city, hoping that someone who was in that bar early on thanksgiving morning is in some of the bars they'll be hitting tonight and remember seeing shane or at least remember seeing where he went when he left here.
>> there's a hole in my life. >> reporter: shane montgomery's college roommate hasn't gone to class, taken a final exam, instead he's in manayunk. >> can't lose hope. >> reporter: they are planning to fan out to post flyers, hoping someone will see them and tell police they saw shane thanksgiving morning. after he's reported to have left kildare's on main street, just before 2:00 a.m. >> if you took any selfies, look in the background, look for a kid who looks like our shane. >> reporter: philadelphia police were again on the water and walking the neighborhoods of manayunk and roxborough. family members say the search now in its eighth day is exhausting. >> people just don't disappear offer the face of the earth. you know, my brother used the expression it's like god reached his hand down and plucked him off the face of the earth. that is not what happened to shane.
>> reporter: family members asking, again, for anyone who may have photos on their phone from early thanksgiving morning when they left this bar or other bars around them, take a good look, see if you see shane in the background. philadelphia police, the fbi asking for businesses and homes in the area, if you have surveillance video and haven't turned it over to police, please do so. that reward, $40,000 for information on the whereabouts of shane montgomery. reporting live in manayunk, deanna durante, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, deanna. a man from our area is the president's pick to become the new boss at the pentagon. >> the members of congress still have to give him the green light. ashton carter has been dominated as his new defense secretary. he's a philadelphia native, graduate of abington high school. he has degrees from yale and oxford where he was a rogue scholar. carter was deputy defense secretary from 2011 till 2013. before that he was in charge of buying weapons and technology for the u.s. military. nbc 10 national correspondent steve handelsman joins us live from washington. >> ashton carter is already
trying to differentiate himself from current secretary chuck hagel. tell us about it. >> he is. thanks. good evening, here in washington, the wrap on outgoing defense secretary, former senator chuck hagel is that he didn't speak his mine. the man nominated today to replace hagel is vowing that he won't be shy. ashton carter is a long-time pentagon insider who said today he can get the best military information and opinion to president obama. >> i pledge to you, my most candid, strategic advice. and i pledge also that you will receive equally candid military advice. >> reporter: the next two years said the commander in chief we'll see a military with more to do but not more money. >> and we're going to have to squeeze every -- everything we have out of the resources we have in order to be as effective as possible. i can't think of somebody who's more qualified to do that. >> reporter: there's the u.s.
mission to stop ebola and leave afghanistan stable. there's cyberwar were the threats of russia and iran. a tough challenge is gearing up against isis, said the president today with king abdullah of jordan. >> we recognize it's a long-term and extremely complex challenge. >> reporter: and how to win is not yet clear. >> it's a work in progress. i think carter will know all about it and will try and orchestrate it in a sensible way. >> reporter: carter opposed the obama pullout from iraq but aides say the president tapped him as defense secretary because carter is not afraid to challenge the white house. >> republican senator john mccain who next year takes over the chairmanship of the armed services committee is taking nice things about ashton carter whose confirmation looks like a sure bet. live from capitol hill,handelsm
pennsylvania's governor-elect is set to meet with the president in about an hour or so. they will talk about job creation and other economic issues for their states. wolf defeated tom corbett in last month's election. we have new information on the jersey jam bridge scandal that's plagued governor chris christie for over a year now. new jersey lawmakers found in evidence that christie was involved in the scheme to close lanes on the george washington bridge. instead, the report says two of his former aides ordered the lanes closed last september as part of a political payback plot. the result was a traffic nightmare. the joint legislative panel investigating is expected to release the full report on monday. governor christie is at canada's parliament during his second and final day of his trade mission. he's there to meet with stephen harper and his cabinet in
ottawa. he attended the wreath laying ceremony as well. he'll finish the day in toronto where we'll pitch business leaders on why they should invest in new jersey. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> well, it's a pretty brief break but the rain is back and we have a rainy night and day ahead of us. does look like it's going to be a half and half weekend. sunday will be dry for the eagles game although it will be kind of windy. the nor'easter coming next week which will also make it kind of windy, more on that coming up. cloudy skies now. we have patchy, light rain, parts of the area. 45 degrees, very little wind. 2 degrees warmer than it was at this time yesterday. now, it is above freezing in allentown and reading, not by a whole lot but the temperature should not be dropping significantly overnight. so we're not expecting a change to snow or a change to icing or anything like that.
it's near 50 degrees in atlantic city right now. and that temperature will be going up considerably asç we g into tomorrow. the winter weather advisory for the poconos, until 1:00 a.m. for some freezing rain, carbon and monroe counties, precipitation now is not very heavy at all. there's more back to the west that will be moving in. those temperatures are below freezing. you can see there's a lot more rain back to our west and it continues to go back to ohio and indiana and illinois. that's a ton of rain headed this way. yes, it's going to be pretty wet over the next 24 hours or a little bit more. here comes some more rain as we go through the night tonight, the computer model may actually be underdoing it, especially from the philadelphia area southward. on saturday, here comes some of the heavier rain, especially during the afternoon and then at night. look at that. it becomes pretty widespread
across the area and some of it on the heavier side. it does move out by sunday morning. however, that storm that's producing the rain on saturday night is going to move offshore but as we've been saying the last few days, it looks like it's going to be coming back and turning into the nor'easter as that famous european computer model first indicated a few days ago. we've been telling you about this and having it in the forecast. and the other solutions going out to sea is not going to happen. here's tuesday and it's going to rain. then it may change to snow in some parts of the area. but in between the storms, that's when the eagles get to play. it's cold and it's a little bit on the windy side. but at least it's dry. for the rest of the night tonight, it will not be dry. periods of rain, temperatures rather steady, 42 for the low in the city, 34 in the suburbs. tomorrow, rainy and mild day.
the heaviest rain tomorrow night. temperatures into the mid-50s. but that is going to be the only mild day. it's windy and cold sunday. the rain comes back late monday or monday night with a nor'easter as it develops. tuesday, tuesday night, even into wednesday affected by that storm. and possibly even some flurries on thursday. caught on camera. watch this fedex driver deliver a package like he's tossing a baseball. why the homeowner isn't getting a refund. coming up on nbc 10 news today at 4:00.
they last attended the a.c. air show in 2006. there they are, my goodness. some 800,000 people attended this year's air show back in august. actually this was last august. that was not where they were. pretty impressive, nonetheless. there were places they are hoping to improve on the turnout next year. what better way to do that than with the return of the blue angels. >> we're very excited to be coming to this part of the country. it's sure to be a good time and great opportunity for this part of the country to get to see what the navy and marine corps is capable of on a daily basis, showcase the demonstration that the blue angels will put on. >> organizers announced todayç that next year's atlantic city air show will take place on september 2nd. nice story just in time for the holidays. a dog abandoned in mississippi has a new home with the vice president's son, beau biden.
meet peggy. she's a labrador mix. this is outside of air force two. here's the story. a rescue group in mississippi found peggy first. they took her to a shelter in nantucket. that's because animals are easier to place from nantucket. peggy will now live in delaware with beau biden and his family. delaware's attorney general and the biden family spent thanksgiving in nantucket. they saw peggy when a worker at the shelter had her on a work. she was wearing a scarf that said "adopt me" and the family did. >> they are both in massachusetts at the same time. unbelievable. a local rapper is in critical condition after someone shot him today. >> he was shot by gunfire outside of his pleasantville home. police have not arrested anybody in this case. also, a montgomery county woman is under arrest on charges they set the fire that burnt down a police officer's home.
the policeman and woman are neighbors in pottsgrove township. >> i believe he believes in his own warped mind that he loved us and what he did was love. >> sandusky speaks out. matt sandusky, the adoptive son of the notorious penn state former football coach convicted of sexually abusing kids is in our area. today he shares what he calls his own abuse at the hands of his father. i'm tracking heavy rain for part of your weekend. find out when to expect the downpours, plus, another storm i'm following for next week. get the details in my exclusive nbc 10 first alert forecast. >> coming up at nbc 10 at 5:00, two drivers racing using public buses. find out the punishment they could face.
this is nbc 10 news. right now at 4:30, nbc 10 first alert weather is watching wet conditions moving into our area. just check out that green on your screen. some of it will be heavy rain for part of the weekend. >> might need the umbrella. >> the rain jackets, the whole thing. let's check in where the rain is at this moment. >> chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is tracking it from the weather center. glenn? >> the greatest number of hours with the rain over the next 24 hours will be in areas north and west. this is route 22 up in lehigh valley and roads are wet. not icy. it's a close call. it's barely above freezing there and it is below freezing in the poconos. you can see the patchy areas of rain. most of it is on the light side. it's heavier back in central pennsylvania. the poconos, getting freezing
rain in that area in in the pink. that's why there's a winter weather advisory for carbon and monroe counties until 1:00 in the morning with some icing but the temperature may actually be going up overnight tonight, changing that to just plain rain. there's a little bit heavier rain back by harrisburg and even heavier farther back to the west. and that's coming in, too. the timing on all of that plus the big nor'easter for next weeç with the seven-day in just a few minutes. >> with rain bearing down on us this weekend, stay informed with the nbc 10 weather app. we can download it for free on your smartphone or tablet. go to our website, nbc10.com. >> has he attempted to reach out to you, does dottie keep in touch with you? >> no, nobody, none of those people try to reach out to me. >> the adopted son of jerry sandusky says the convicted pedophile has no contact with him, neither does his adopted
mother. now, he pledges to work to help others. >> matt sandusky told a crowd of about 200 in philadelphia, that child abuse is the single worst health epidemic that children face. nbc 10's harry hairston is live in our digital operations center this afternoon. >> what did matt have to say today. >> he tells us the national attention from the arrest and conviction of his adopted father, jerry sandusky helped others come forward and let people know about their child abuse. he now fears that that national attention is starting to fade. >> what i am doing now is to keep that conversation going, is to be that voice that doesn't let it fade away and doesn't let it die until every survivor has been helped. >> matt sandusky is the founder of a nonprofit to raise awareness about child sexual abuse. sandusky says his biological
father also physically ayou booed him. at times burning his toes. matt met jerry sandusky through the former penn state assistant football coaches youth charity. he reminds us sexual predators groom their family and the victims and that he's sure jerry sandusky's wife was groomed. dottie sandusky has maintained her husband has done nothing wrong. matt sandusky came forward with his allegations during a 2012 child that resulted in a 45-couldn't the conviction for his adoptive father. reporting live, harry hairston, nbc 10 news. now to news out of delaware county where investigators are trying to figure out exactly what caused a home to go up in flames. the fire started just before 10:00 this morning on agnus avenue in folsom. everybody inside made it out safely. despite the firefighters' efforts, you can see the house is heavily damaged. police have charged the father of a little boy who
accidentally shot himself. anthony grave surrendered at new castle county police headquarters. his 2-year-old son shot himself in the head back in september. police said the boy was at home with his mother and somehow got ahold of the gun. the boy is still being treated at the hospital but is said to be making progress. authorities charged his father with endangering the welfare of a child, among other charges. wilmington police tell us a paint ball gun was the weapon of choice for a group of teenagers trying to rob people. police say the teens tried to hold up three people near 8th and north franklin streets on wednesday night. when they didn't get anything, the teens took off. officers later captured and arrested them. detectives also tell us they recovered the pain the ball gun. the suspects a$ three boys ages 14, 15 and 16. and a 15-year-old girl. authorities hope you can track down a pair of thieves. the two stole about $3,000 worth
of cosmetics from a cvs pharmacy in after -- avondale last night. five years in state prison, a judge handed that sentence down to a camden county car salesman for an insurance fraud scheme. prosecutors claim that steven shore tried to defraud two insurance companies of more than $130,000. they say he reported luxury vehicles stolen when he knew that they had really been shipped to china. today, how a hard hat saved a man's life from old man winter. >> we have the video and you've got to see it. first, here's what we're working on for nbc 10 news at 5:00. nbc 10 news at 4:00, the only station bringing you 20 minutes of nonstop news and weather. breaking news and major news of the day. >> accurate weather forecasting without waiting. >> uninterrupted, kmer shcomme l
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that was serbia's energy minister learning the hard way how helmets can save lives. a rather large icicle fell, smacked him in the head while he gave an interview. unbelievable. the guys behind him not wearing one. he was touring an area where cold weather left people without electricity. a little disoriented by that clunk to the head, he regained his composure and finished the interview. >> he's lucky, you know that? this next one is anything but a special delivery. a ten tonight family's surveillance camera captured a fedex worker heaving a package at their front door and then ran off. there was only a shirt inside, so there was no damage. however, fedex apologized to the family after viewing the video. the numbers are in. what is the crime like in your
community. and a big employer is on the road, taking hundreds of jobs with them. keep that umbrella handy. i'll tell you when to expect the heaviest rainfall in my montgomery county first alert weekend forecast. all new on nbc 10 news at 5:00, a rolling stone article put the spotlight on sexual assault at the university of virginia. well, now, the magazine is casting doubt on the accuser's story.
this is nbc 10 news. a new study out reveals how much your life can be shortened by excess weight. researchers looked at 4,000 people and they found that being overweight could potentially cost somebody three years of their life. and that very obese people could die as many as eight years early. obesity related illnesses like heart disease and diabetes could
take away almost two decades of healthy living. positive news now in the fight against violent crime in the keystone state. >> pennsylvania state police released a new report that reveals the number of crimes reported in pennsylvania has fallen for the third straight year. in fact in 2013 the number of vial enthe crimes reported by police declined 5.8% from the previous year. here's a closer look at the breakdown. the crimes in 2013 murders were down nearly 14% from 706 to 611. the number of reported rapes increased about 12%. on the other hand, robberies, burglaries and assaults were all down from the year before. the report doesn't explain the reasoning for an increase or decrease in any particular crime. its purpose is to helpfully suggest their resources as needed. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> it looks like we have a half and half weekend here.
the first half is going to be wet tonight and a good bit of the day tomorrow, even tomorrow night. but sunday, dry for the eagles gym and anything else you want to do outside. but a nor'easter will be affecting much of the area for a portion of next week. the streets are damp and they're going to stay pretty damp over the next 24 hours. 45 degrees now, very little wind out there and there will be very little wind tonight. we still have the winter weather advisory until 1:00 a.m. for carbon and monroe counties in the poconos, especially the higher elevations and we'll be seeing just a little bit of patchy, freezing rain. the temperature is 29 there but it's above freezing everywhere else. we don't expect the temperatures to drop below freezing in any other areas. you can see it's already near 50 degrees in atlantic city. warmer air trying to get in. just a little bit of patchy, light freezing rain in the poconos now.
there's more precipitation back out in central pennsylvania as that moves into 29 degree air, it freezes on some of the surfaces. and there's plenty more moisture to come in as we go through the night tonight and into tomorrow. now, the futurecast showing the rain but probably underestimating the area at least that's going to be affected. i would say that you have to consider the rain threat throughout the night and the day tomorrow regardless of what this particular map says, although it may not be as wet tomorrow morning as it's likely to be tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. this computer model does catch up with the rain for later tomorrow and tomorrow evening. and some of that on the heavy side as you can see, that's when i expect the heaviest, tomorrow evening. then we start clearing out later at night. so this is the storm that's going to produce the heavier rain on saturday night. it moves out, clearing us out
for sunday, high pressure builds in. normally that would be just fine and the trend would be good for early next week, too. as we've been saying the last couple days, this storm is going to start coming back and strengthen. so the wind increases, the rain moves back in and it's a very slow-moving pattern. also colder air coming in toward the end of this. so we could see a changeover to some snow in parts of the area by, especially tuesday night and into wednesday. for tonight, periods of rain, the traur's about steady. 42 in philadelphia for the low. 34 north and west. we stay above freezing except for the poconos. rainy and mild tomorrow, especially in the afternoon and into the evening. temperatures into the mid-50s. that's it for 50s. for sunday, the eagles game, windy but sunny. then the rain comes in late monday and into monday night. gets heavier on tuesday, the
wind increases and then possible change to some snow toward the end of it as it gets even colder. >> say itç ain't so, glenn. more aid is coming to home owners struggling to rebuild more than two years after superstorm sandy. today, senator robert menendez and other new jersey lawmakers announced that fema will take new steps now to help these people. menendez and others have called on fema to look into claims that insurance companies handling sandy-damaged claims are manipulating them to support and shortchange home owners. a task force will meet in the coming weeks to address the issue. it was a solemn ceremony on board the battleship "new jersey" today. officials gathered on the fan tail of the ship in camden to mark the 75th anniversary of the attack on pearl harbor. the actual anniversary of the attack is this sunday, december 7th. on that day in 1941 japan attacked the pearl harbor navy
base in hawaii. the attack killed more than 2,400 americans. the u.s. ended their war on japan when president franklin roosevelt called the attack, "a day that will live in infamy." donald norcross delivered the speech today. the commemoration has been a tradition for 24 years now. it's not long distance. >> but the impact will be far-reaching. how one local town's loss becomes another city's gain with hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars on the line. >> all new tonight on nbc 10 news at 5:00, a striking tribute. we'll show you the new memorial that honors all first responders.
exciting news for the urban league of philadelphia. nbc 10 in center city today where the national urban league announced a $1 million grant to the local chapter. the urban league of philadelphia will use the money to boost its programs for entrepreneurs, education and the unemployed. >> we want america to see that when they see the unemployed in any community or urban community not to see a problem with it but see hope and opportunity, a chance to put more people into the game, if you will, a chance for more people to become productive. what that does, that makes things better for all of us. >> the urban league of philadelphia has been helping members of the african-american community improve their lives since 1917. demonstrators gather today at drexel university to protest a conference promoting philadelphia as an energy hub.
the demonstrators chanted "philadelphia is not for sale" on drexel's campus this morning. the greater philadelphia chamber of commerce's counsel for growth is hosting a conference at the university today. as you can see here, these protesters want no part of the proposed hub for the east coast. >> we can be investing in local economies that are going to better our city as opposed to inviting in more polluting corporations that aren't actually going to benefit our city, they're only going to pollute us more. >> the protesters marched outside. the council for growth met inside. the gráiu(vj pennsylvania is the fastest growing natural gas producing state in the u.s. and they want philadelphia to benef benefit. some positive economic news for camden. subaru is planning to move its u.s. headquarters there.
the japanese automaker is currently head quaquartered dowe street in pennsauken. the subaru move is expected to involve millions of dollars in tax incentives. several other major companies recently agreed to also set up shop in camden and receive the tax credits in return. you may remember the philadelphia 76ers announced that they plan to build a practice facility on the waterfront. they made that announcement earlier this year. next, all new tonight on nbc 10 news at 5:00, arson arrests. >> that's right. we're learning new details about this house fire that happened to a police officer. why investigators say the officer's neighbor set it on purpose. well, rain's moving in tonight and it's going to get heavy for part of your weekend. tracking the latest on that plus a bigger storm for next week. plus, a local rapper shot in new jersey. the latest on his condition and why he's no stranger to crime himself.
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a little bit more, it's going to be pretty wet. as you can see on the live radar, it's already at least a little bit wet in a good bit of the area. generally on the lighter side so far. we have heavier precipitation on the way. the only frozen stuff, a little light freezing rain in the poconos from time to time. that's why there's a winter weather advisory for carbon and monroe counties. that's until 1:00 a.m. the rest of the area should stay above freezing all night. but there's plenty more rain coming in from the west. a little bit heavier out by the harrisburg area. it just continues for hundreds and hundreds of miles, back to the west. it is going to take quite a while before we move out of here. and the temperatures, above freezing everywhere. they're going it stay above freezing all night. don't worry about the icing or snow. we'll talk about a more significant storm that will be affecting us next week, a nor'easter, coming up with the seven-day in a few minutes. also tonight we have new information on the fire that