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nbc 10 breaking news. >> and right now at 11:00, we have breaking news a frantic police search after a woman is shot dead in broad daylight in one philadelphia neighborhood. good morning. i'm vai sikahema. the woman was shot and killed along 12th and jefferson streets in north philadelphia less than two hours ago. nbc 10's matt delucia is live on the scene. what have you learned? >> reporter: we just found out from philadelphia police that the victim is a 56-year-old woman. i'm going to step out of the way so you can see the scene just behind us. that is the intersection of 12th and jefferson. and officers are still looking for the shooter at this hour. now, take a look, we have video from skyforce10 above the scene a short time ago. this happened around 9:00 this morning at this corner. police had search dogs out here
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as well. the victim was right by a bus stop at the corner when she was shot. she was pronounced dead here at the scene and right now police are still looking for a suspect and evidence of this crime, possibly some surveillance video that may have captured part or all of this shooting. i have been talking with people who live in this neighborhood, this, of course is right by temple university. i saw temple police out here as well assisting with the roadblocks. i just spoke with one young lady who got a text message from her roommate that someone was shot in front of her house. what have you been doing in the meantime now? >> i was in class actually so i'm hearing it was kind of like, oh i can't believe it is happening right outside my house. >> i got a phone call. and told me that some woman got shot waiting for the bus. that's all they know the cars and the police and the street was blocked off. >> reporter: take another live look at the scene.
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the neighbors here of course they want to know why this happened and until then they have some very big concerns. again, there are road closures in this area around 12th and jefferson, as this murder investigation continues. we'll be back in 30 minutes with another update. live in north philadelphia, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. >> thank you, matt. we have more breaking news. we have learned in the last five minutes that a mount laurel man is accused of killing his wife who has been missing since new year's eve. police arrested kyle crosby last night in brook lawn after they say he tried to run from a police traffic stop while driving his missing wife's car. erica crippen crosby was last seen late last month at a cherry hill restaurant with her husband. kyle previously has been questioned in this disappearance case. erica's family says he's exhibited some questionable behavior and even disconnected his phone. >> i want to know where my sister is at. if anybody out there, i swear, anybody, can tell me where my sister is at i want to just --
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just tell me please. >> eric why's familiaraerica's family fears foul play is involved. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> cold air has moved in with windy conditions. this is a live look at the flags on top of the aramark building. temperatures have taken a plunge since the overnight hours. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glen "hurricane" schwartz is here with the forecast and more. >> those winds are bringing in colder air. it is trying to bring in dry air too. it is it dried up the roads quite a bit. we have a lot of sunshine, except for the shore, we're seeing a lot of clouds now that may not last too long. only in the low 20s north and west. 23 allentown and reading. 13 in the poconos. 30 in philadelphia. and just above freezing in atlantic city right now at the airport. the windchills pretty low, north and west.
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11 in allentown. 12 in pottstown. 14 in reading. 3 below in mount pocono. some of this colder air will be moving in during the afternoon. so it is going to feel even colder this afternoon than it does right now. there are those clouds at the shore at the moment, that are not moving inland. moving more down towards the south. a storm off shore. and that's something that we're going to have to keep an eye on because it may be close enough tomorrow morning to produce a little bit of a wintry mix toward the shore. in the meantime we have windy and cold day with good deal of sunshine. temperatures only getting up to about the freezing point. wind diminishing tonight. then we look toward the coast to see what might happen there. more with the seven-day forecast coming up in a few minutes. >> we'll see you then glenn. skyforce10 over a deadly accident in berks county, the crash involving a tractor
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trailer and a car. this happened around 6:30 on bernville road in jefferson township. we're trying to find out if someone there was hurt. a serious accident shut down part of kelly drive in the morning rush. skyforce10 was over the scene. two people were taken to hahnemann hospital after the serious crash at brewery hill drive. kelly drive has been closed for more than three hours. and skyforce10 was over another accident along kelly drive this morning, not far from the philadelphia museum of art and waterworks. this happened at around 9:00. no one was hurt there. and new video in to nbc 10 shows the man philadelphia police are looking for in a shooting on new year's day. they say he approached a 24-year-old man on dicks avenue in southwest philadelphia shot him in the face and took off. the victim was treated for his injuries at the hospital at the university of pennsylvania. if you recognize this man, you're asked to call police. the church burglary caught on camera in southwest philadelphia, police say last month a man driving a black suv
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got into the church on elm wood avenue and left with two large bags. inside that bag, those bags were about $3500 worth of copper piping and columnpipe ing and plumbing fixtures. if you have information, you're asked to call police. philadelphia police are looking for two men wanted for robbing a star near graduate hospital. they say two men came into the cellular express and repair store on 18th and washington streets last tuesday afternoon and they held up the cashier. they took off with an unknown amount of cash and several iphones. if you know anything about this robbery, philadelphia police want to hear from you. police are calling a deadly shooting last night the city's first homicide of 2015. police say the man in his 20s was shot and killed just before 6:30 in the 200 block of west 23rd street. they haven't made any arrests. wilmington had 28 homicides last year, and has been called one of the most dangerous small cities in america. also in delaware
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investigators are looking for the gunman who killed two people at a newark apartment complex. this happened at the minings at christiana apartments just after 7:00 last night. one man died at the scene. the other died later at the hospital. heavy smoke and flames poured out of this house in millville, cumberland county overnight. a viewer sent us these pictures. firefighters battled the flames at north 3rd and d streets around 1:00 this morning. no one was hurt. the cause is under investigation. and there are new hints that new jersey governor chris christie is preparing for a possible presidential run. the republican national committee's top fund-raiser ray washburn announced he's stepping down this week and it is believed washburn would be christie's finance chief for a 2016 presidential campaign. if christie does run, he won't be facing off against wisconsin congressman paul ryan. ryan was the republican candidate for vice president in 2012 and there was speculation about him -- his ambitions for
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2016. but ryan says he wants to focus on his work in congress. as new jersey governor chris christie weighs a potential presidential run in 2016, today his focus will be on the state of new jersey. the governor will deliver his state of the state address this afternoon in trenton, following a year of controversies and economic short falls. new jersey's unemployment rate fell to 6.4% in november that's higher than the national average. as christie prepares for the state of the state, we sent katy zachry to find out more about the state of one of south jersey jersey's biggest cities camden. >> reporter: people who run the city of camden say a goal is to bring the middle class back here thanks to a decrease in crime and a burst of development that's starting to happen. kenny horsey lived and worked in camden his whole life. so when he says things are getting good here you listen. >> crime has turned around. they got police everywhere.
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everywhere. >> reporter: in the last two years, murders in camden have been cut in half. rapes and robberies are down by a third. horsey credits the new camden county police force. >> once you make the city safe we then have opportunities for economic development and the expansion of institutions. >> reporter: this year the 76ers will break ground on the new practice facility along the water front followed by subaru halltech and others. >> it means jobs for the city. it means investment for the city. but it also tells the rest of the area and the world that camden city is safe and a good place to do business. >> reporter: a good place to live. >> they just keep building and building and building. it is good. but you got to -- some of the prices is ridiculous. >> we believe you can change the communities through housing. so this is a perfect place for us to come and work. >> reporter: the two women have shown a big interest in camden. their condos are selling at just under $220,000 a piece.
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this year, sales were so successful they have broken ground on several more and there is an upscale apartment building planned for 2015. >> we're now bringing jobs back to the city which will bring resident backs to the city. >> reporter: there is concern among locals those new jobs won't be offered to them. how many new jobs are we talking about? i'm told 10,000 new jobs are projected for camden over the next several years. reporting from camden katy zachry, nbc 10 news. you can watch, go to christie's state of the state live this afternoon at 2:00 on and on our nbc news app. fire breaks out at one of the world's busiest train stations. flames caused trouble at new york's penn station. and authorities say this fire may have been no accident. we'll have the details coming up. and pope francis is touring asia and did something he's rarely done. he gave a speech in english. hear pope francis as you probably never heard him before coming up. how long is this latest cold blast going to last?
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i'll show you when we can expect to get back into the 40s.
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hebdo and killed 12 people. the four killed in the kosher market siege in paris have been laid to rest in jerusalem. benjamin netanyahu was among the dignitaries at the ceremony. four men were killed friday. they were among 17 people killed in terror attacks last week by militants claiming allegiance to al qaeda and isis. police in france say as many as six members of a terrorist cell involved in the paris attacks may still be on the run. officials believe one of those suspects is hiding out in an isis controlled territory in syria. france deployed 10,000 troops to protect sensitive sites in the country, including more than 700 jewish schools. meanwhile, the white house spokesman said the u.s. should have sent a high level representative to the anti-terror march in paris. authorities in bulgaria say they have arrested a french citizen connected to the two brothers killed following the
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terror attacks in france. the 29-year-old man was in contact several times with cherif kouachi. he and his brother said killed 12 people before french security forces shot and killed the pair on friday. the cover of the new issue of charlie hebdo is now circulating on social media. the cover shows the prophet muhammad holding the copy of the magazine with the phrase i am charlie written in french. the words all is forgiven appear as well. it will be released tomorrow. indonesian officials confirm they have recovered the second black box from the airasia plane that crashed into the java sea more than two weeks ago. divers found the cockpit voice recorder 30 feet away from the flight data recorder recovered yesterday. they will use that data to help them figure out what caused the plane to go down. an indonesian school held a memorial for one of the students killed in the crash. friends and teachers of the 13-year-old gathered to pray and light candles.
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the boy and his family members were among the 162 people on board flight 8501 when it crashed while en route from indonesia to singapore. authorities say a fire that started in new york's penn station early this morning appears to be suspicious. the three alarm fire broke out in an underground construction site. two firefighters were hurt but are expected to be okay. there are some delays for subway passengers this morning as a result of officials say there was no damage to platform or track areas, no service between philadelphia and new york was affected. the search is on this morning for the cause of a fire that killed one person who was dead and hurt dozens more in a busy washington, d.c. subway station. this is video from inside the station just before rush hour yesterday afternoon. a fire -- a fire in a tunnel filled the station with smoke, sending 60 people to the hospital who are in critical
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condition. >> train shut down and there was a lot of smoke and people could barely breathe. >> there were close to a couple of fights and it was a real disastrous situation. >> the ntsb is investigating what caused the fire. check out this huge fire in an apartment complex near indianapolis early this morning. the complex is made up of three buildings. but they were all vacant and under construction. no one was hurt. investigators are still trying to figure out how this massive fire started. and house fire in atlanta sparked a string of small explosions there. three people were inside the home when the fire broke out last night. they weren't hurt. firefighters believed two gallon gas cans and some ammunition inside the home caused the loud explosions. in oklahoma water main break that started out as a small bubble quickly grew into a huge geyser. the break caused extensive damage to a gas station in tulsa, enough force to bring down the awning over the gas pumps. luckily no one was hurt but
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water is still bubbling from the ground. tulsa officials said the break was on a 12 inch line that is currently being repaired. and happening now in washington, d.c., president obama is meeting with leaders of congress. that includes his fellow democrats and the republicans who now have the stronghold in the house and the senate. today's meeting may be the first sign of whether both sides can find common goals and work together over the next two years. and pope francis is in sri lanka. the pope is bringing a message of peace and respect for all people regardless of their faith or ethnicity. his arrival comes on the heels of new international religious tensions over the paris attacks. as a welcome ceremony this morning, francis spoke about the efforts to reconcile after years of civil strife. he spoke in english, a language he rarely uses. >> it is not easy to ask to overcome the bitter leg tyacy of
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injustice. >> the pope will celebrate mass and canonize the country's first saint tomorrow. francis will visit the philippines on thursday. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> we had a cold rainy day yesterday, a cold dry day today. the wind continues to pick up and the windchills continue to go down. we have a chance of getting some snow near the shore in the next 24 hours. more on that coming up and a milder pattern once we get past tomorrow morning. a lot of blue in that sky out there around philadelphia area the flag is blowing pretty hard. the wind is a little bit gusty. 30 degrees. feels like 20 because of the north wind at 13 miles an hour. it is much colder to the north and west. some of the colder air has already come in.
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and it is going to continue to feed in to the rest of the area and that's why temperatures are not going to be rising very much during the afternoon. 33 degrees atlantic city international, warm spot. and windchills at best 23 at the shore. but down to 11 in allentown. 3 below in mount pocono. look how much colder than 24 hours ago. 24 degrees colder. it is 11 degrees colder in allentown and reading. 9 below yesterday in pottstown. 5 below in philadelphia. you can see the impact has been felt more to the north than elsewhere. now, we have rain to the south. we have clouds to the south right now this is moving straight to the east and not up the coast. and as you can see, some of these clouds the thicker clouds are still staying well off shore. so the storm that develops out there is mainly going to be far away. but just on the edge of that it
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is possible that some precipitation could come up. only one or two computer models are suggesting that they do have clouds coming in tonight. and that will prevent the temperature from dropping as low as it would be if the skies were clear. by tomorrow morning, maybe a little bit of a mix down in southern delaware and then up into the jersey shore. as we go into the afternoon, could be a mix of some snow with even some sleet or rain during the afternoon hours. the atmosphere kind of border line as you head toward the shore. and just a question of how far north and west any of it would come and it is not likely to get up to philadelphia and certainly not going to happen farther to the north and west. as you go through the day today, lots of sunshine in most places more clouds at the shore, of course. cold and windy, highs in the low 30s. not going to feel like that. windchills more like the teens. tonight, very cold with less wind more clouds 20 for low in
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philadelphia, 13 north and west. and then with the seven-day forecast there is that shore wintry mix on wednesday and then we dry out throughout the area and by friday we're up near 40. over the weekend, well into the 40s and maybe even up to 50 by sunday. >> all right, thank you, glenn. many heart patients are prescribed aspirin, but do all of those patients really need to take the medicine? a new study can change people's habits. that's ahead. measles outbreak tied to disney parks is widening. there are more cases to tell you about. we'll have those updated numbers straight ahead.
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officials say there are seven more cases of measles tied to an outbreak to disney in florida. disney is working with public health authorities on this issue. encouraging news for patients who suffer from hepatitis c. clinic trials has shown a three-drug regiment cured patients with the disease in only six week. the government study says the three- three- drug treatment cured the people in half time needed than those who took two medications. it could be a big step in eliminating hepatitis c around the world. and new research suggests many heart patients are prescribed aspirin unnecessarily. regular aspirin isn't recommended for patients with a
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low risk of developing heart disease because of the possibility of gastrointestinal bleeding and stroke. a new study found 10% of those who were taking aspirin fell into this low risk category. and we're continuing to follow breaking news out of north philadelphia. a woman is shot dead along a north philadelphia street and intense search is on for the gunman. we'll have another update in our next half hour. and happening now in washington, philadelphia's police commissioner is leading the meeting of a task force on improving police and community relations. we'll hear from the commissioner. that's coming up.
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just about 11:30. following breaking news this morning. prosecutors have charged a mount laurel man with a murder of his wife. kyle crosby was arrested last
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night following a traffic stop and a foot chase. he had been driving his missing wife's car. 26-year-old erica crippen crosby had not been scene since new year's eve. authorities say they haven't found erica's body but tell us investigators have enough evidence to charge crosby with murder. and we continue to follow breaking news this morning. a woman is shot and killed in north philadelphia and police are searching for her killer. nbc 10's matt delucia is live on the scene at 12th and jefferson streets. matt, what is the latest? >> reporter: well, vai, the big question is who did this and why? we do know the victim is a 56-year-old woman. i'll step out of the way, you can see there is an active crime scene behind us here at the corner of 12th and jefferson. take a look we also have video from skyforce10 above the scene early on. this happened around 9:15 this morning. police had search dogs out here a little while ago, scouring the area. now, the victim was right by a bus stop at the corner where she was shot in the head. the past two and a half hours,
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police have been looking for leads. there is a bus we can see out here parked at the scene. we do know that detectives are trying to get some clues, possibly surveillance video that may have captured what happened. this scene is about two to three blocks south of temple university's main campus. the school did send out an alert to students and staff this morning. but being so close to campus there are students who live in this area. i spoke with one temple student who got a surprising text message from her roommate that someone was shot right in front of her house. we'll come back out here live once again and investigators, you can see, have taped off this entire area. the center of the investigation is right there at 12th and jefferson and a manhunt continues. the only description at the moment, police say they're looking for a heavy set man in all black clothing carrying a black duvallffel bag. we'll have updates on air and online at matt delucia, nbc 10 news.
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and here is a live look at cape may, new jersey from the top of the marquis delafayette hotel where strong winds are, you can see there, just as they are across the region today. the jer aresey shore is nation a chance of snow in the next 24 hours or so. nbc 10 first alert chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz is here with the forecast. >> yeah, those winds are bringing in colder and colder air. it is being felt most north and west. look at the difference. it is 30 with windchill of 20 in philadelphia. but 24 with a windchill of 12 in pottstown. 11 windchill in allentown. but towards the shore, the temperature near freezing and the windchill about 23 degrees. we see some of the clouds at the shore, we don't have any precipitation close by at the moment, but there is that chance about 24 hours from now. the main portion of that storm is well off shore, just a
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question of are we going to get on the edge of that. as we go through the day today, lots of sunshine in the inland areas. temperatures well below average into the low 30s at best. and the windchills mostly in the teens during the afternoon. we talk more about that threat of some snow or even sleet at the shore with the rest of the seven-day coming up in just a few minutes. and checking out our top stories right now, one person is killed in a crash in berks county this morning. skyforce10 over the scene of the accident which involved a car and a tractor trailer. a death has been confirmed. this is on bernville road in jefferson township. and new jersey governor chris christie will give his state of the state address this afternoon following a year of controversies and economic short falls. new jersey's unemployment rate fell to 6.4% in november that's higher than the national average. the speech begins at 2:00 this afternoon and watch it live on and on our nbc 10 news
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app. and happening now, a live look from washington, d.c. where the president's task force on 21st century policing is holding its first meeting. and there is philadelphia police commissioner charles ramsey, who is standing up there. he's charged to lead this task force. it was set up to find ways to improve police community relations after a nationwide protest over the deaths of unarmed civilians. michael brown and eric garner. >> we need to think about ways in which police can be more effective in doing their jobs reaching out to the community. >> ramsey says he believes the task force can come up with concrete recommendations that can lead to change. don tollson is expected to return to the witness stand today. he's representing himself. yesterday, he took the stand in between calling his own witnesses. he's accused of selling $342,000
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in bogus sports packages to benefit charities that did not exist. and his courtroom antics appear to be frustrating the judge, the jury and even his alleged victims. police are hunting for two escaped inmates in bridgeton, cumberland county. police say jacob brown walked away from his halfway house this weekend and timothy rutecki never returned to his halfway house from work. if you see either men, recognize them, you're asked to call police. and we have new information about a proposed settlement between penn state and the ncaa in connection with the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal. penn state proposed new settlement terms to the ncaa that includes restoring 112 of joe paterno's wins and how to spend the $60 million in fines penn state paid. the trial scheduled for next month. two more families are filing a lawsuit in connection with that deadly rampage at sandy
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hook elementary school. the families say the school failed to provide proper security. 20 kids and six educators died that day when gunman adam lanza opened fire inside the school in december of 2012. the first lawsuit involves nine families who are suing the manufacturer distributor and seller of the rifle used by lanza. the president of philadelphia city council decided he will not run for mayor, but darryl clark says he will run for re-election to his current post. here is a look at the people who are looking to succeed mayor michael nutter. lynne abraham, kenneth trujillo anthony hardy williams nelson diaz and doug oliver plans to announce his candidacy next month. the mayoral primary is in may. central bucks school board should decide whether to fire a high school guidance counselor
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for making threats on the internet. administrators suspended eded mary k. blackenburg after they say she posted to facebook that she would shoot protesters who stop her child from getting to the eagles game. residents in coatesville are bracing for a big tax hike. the school board plans to vote on a preliminary budget that calls for a 2.4% tax increase. that's to make up for the nearly $4.5 million budget gap. if approved this will be the second year in a row district residents were faced with a bigger tax bill. last year school taxes went up more than 2.5%. and this morning, all bottom dollar food stores are officially closed ahead of schedule. the chain shut down a few days earlier than planned. the company spokesperson says the stores did not have enough food on the shelves to stay open until thursday. the discount grocery chain is selling to audi supermarkets
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that includes 45 stores in our area. >> going to be called bottom dollar, you need to be bottom dollar and they weren't bottom dollar. they confused their consumers with a combination of private label and branded merchandise and never established the position of bottom dollar. >> the bottom dollar closures leave 1500 workers out of jobs. if has been a busy start of the year for road crews out on pothole patrol. the philadelphia streets department has already filled 7 95 potholes since the start of 2015. if you see a pothole, while you drive around our area you can call penn dot at 1-800-fix-road and find a link on our website at for information on how to do the same in the states of new jersey and delaware. newly built section of road in bucks county will open this afternoon. drivers can use the galloway road extension between route 513 and bridgewater road in bensalem township today.
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the newly built section of road will help ease congestion and improve access to several businesses and the pennsylvania turnpike. heads up for drivers at the jersey shore. the drawbridge connecting sea isle city and avalon will be closed until april. the inlet bridge is shut down for the second phase of a construction project to strengthen the aging structure. however, the bridge will remain raised so that boats can pass through. locally based maker of children's crayons comes under attack. hackers turned crayola's facebook page into something that is less than family friendly. we'll tell you what the hackers did and how the company responded coming up. tonight, will be the coldest night of the week. i'll let you know how low it is going to go in your neighborhood. that's coming up with my full forecast.
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the ebola outbreak in sierra leone grips the nation with no signs of easing. hundreds of people are contracting ebola each week. many victims will die before they can can get help as health care facilities are very poor there. health care workers also fear for their lives. ebola killed around 8,000 people in west africa over the past year. sierra leone has the -- has had the highest number of ebola
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cases of any country in the world. crayola is trying to track down who hacked its facebook page filling it with off color content. the northampton county based crayon and markermaker removed the offending post and put this up instead. our sincere apologies to our facebook community for the inappropriate and offensive posts you may have seen today. more than 2 million crayola followers saw sexual content on sunday night instead of new colors and art projects. crayola regained control of the site a few hours after the incident. a report expected today could confirm that job opportunities are improving. the data from the labor department details the number of job openings hires, quits, fires, and layoffs. it is used by the federal reserve to measure employment trends. job openings have been at their highest level since 2001 and there is more competition for certain jobs such as construction. the pc market is still
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struggling following two years of falling sales, but two new reports show the sector may be leveling off. sales did not fall as much as feared during the fourth quarter of last year which includes the holiday shopping season. sales of low cost computers such as the microsoft surface and google chrome books were much higher. good news if you're taking a business trip this year. a new study finds u.s. businesses spent a record amount on corporate travel last year and are expected to spend even more this year. experts say you can thank solid economic recovery for that turn around and they say some businesses are even relaxing their travel policies allowing travelers to have premium economic seating when they fly. well, helping to save a life can be one your new year's resolutions. january is national blood donor month. here to tell us more is guy triano from the red cross. guy, welcome to the show. >> thank you for having me. >> january is national month,
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donor month. but it is also the lowest month for donations. is that the reason why it is national donor month? >> yes, it is. it started in the 1970s. and it was really an opportunity to thank the blood donors as well as increase awareness, educate the donor and ask them to donate during the winter months because winter tends to be a very difficult time one of our difficult times to collect blood. >> why is that? people have a harder time getting around because it is cold. >> you're coming off the holidays for one. you have weather and certainly we saw a little bit of that in our area last -- yesterday and last week. and also it is about the education factor of it. >> and one pint doesn't seem like a whole lot, but i'm guessing it makes a big difference. tell me how. >> it makes a huge difference. every day 15,000 units of blood is needed. american red cross total. in our region locally here we need 1200 units of blood just to
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keep up with hospital patient demand. one unit of blood is constant. it is needed. the need is always constant. and every day, every month, every week blood donors are needed. >> we're looking at video here of donation drives. walk us through the process. what happens if somebody wants to come and give blood. >> process is very easy. we ask them to schedule an appointment, several ways red cross or call 1-800-red-cross. it is an hour process. is starts with an educating, reading some materials and a mini physical they go through some questions. the donating process is eight to ten minutes followed by refreshments. >> if somebody were interested in putting together a drive, i know i've done it through my church sometimes we have done it here as a station, how does somebody, you know sign up and say, hey, i want to not just give blood, but create a place here where i can have you know friends and family and
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colleagues come and donate? >> we're always looking for that opportunity, not only for donations, but for people to sponsor blood drives organizations. the best way is 1-800-red cross. they can get that information. or fill it out online and put in their inquiry and we'll follow up with them very quickly. >> we saw the story that i read before you came on about ebola in west africa. there is need i'm sure everywhere, and certainly this time of the year it is very much a need. >> it truly is. it is important. it is constantly needed. there is no substitution for blood. it is only by donor to donor. that's why we reach out to it. the hospital patients rely on the hospitals to have the blood on the shelves. hospitals rely on the red cross to provide that blood. and the red cross, you know depends on the donors to be there for us. >> how is the city? how does philadelphia do in terms of donations of blood? >> you know, they do outstanding. we collect about a thousand units a day in this region
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outstanding. it keeps up with the supply. we need 15,000. that's a piece of it nationally. we're doing our part but the need will always be constant and will always be there because, you know, every 56 days or 8 weeks is when somebody can donate. we're in need of blood and new blood. >> guy triano from the local chapter, we appreciate it very much. thank you. appreciate that. national blood donor month is the entire month of january. we put all of our -- all of this in full in our nbc 10 mobile app and on you can find a blood drive in your area. now, your nbc 10 first alert weather with chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz. >> yesterday was rainy and cold. but there wasn't much wind. a whole different story today. we have got wind across the entire area. those are cold winds that are coming in. we do have a chance of some snow or wintry mix at the shore or close to the shore during the
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day tomorrow. but after that a bit milder pattern as we head toward the weekend. different look than what we saw yesterday, isn't it? a lot of sunshine right now. 30 degrees, but the windchill was 20. and the windchill may actually go down during the afternoon. wind is out of the north, throughout the area and we're going to be seeing the increase during the afternoon. these are the sustained winds, 14 to 16 miles an hour for the most part. and, of course we have gusts that are a little stronger than that. and the temperature's only in the 20s across much of the area. coatesville, pottstown, quakertown doylestown mid-20s while it is 30 degrees in philadelphia. 28 in washington township. 28 in mount holly. 28 in trenton. and as we head into new jersey it is 30 in wrights town 32 in toms river. tomorrow with the potential snow or wintry mix at the shore,
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the temperature may be critical and these are the kind of readings we'll be able to show you at cape may airport, 32 degrees. 32 in north wildwood. 32 at cape may point. and as we head into the northern portion of cape may county ocean view 34. sea aisle city 33. you can see the effect of the sea breeze. summers point, 32. north field, 32. and atlantic city marina 34. windchills are in the teens to the north and west. but low 20s to the south. and as we head through the rest of the afternoon you can see the windchills actually go down. so by dinner time will feel colder than it is right now. and by midnight look at that windchill feels like temperatures down to 6 in allentown. 7 when you get up in the morning. so we have got some pretty cold weather here. however, it is not going to feel as cold tomorrow. look at that tomorrow feeling
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like the mid to upper 20s. now, the moisture well, we have clouds to the south now. the rain pretty far to the south. but there is going to be icing in southern virginia. areas of snow. the main action is going to be well off shore. so we're just on the edge of this particular storm and that's why it may just graze southern delaware and the jersey shore. this is a bit of a wintry mix tomorrow morning, most likely again, closer you are to the coast, perhaps a little bit of snow mixed in as well. temperatures will be kind of borderline, precipitation at the moment looks like it would be light. so not anticipating serious problems but we'll have to keep an eye on this as we go through the day today and tonight. we have a morning snow chance possibly mixed with sleet and rain especially during the middle of the day. the warmest portion of the day, sussex county delaware cape
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may and atlantic counties in new jersey are the most threatened by this particular weather. now, as we go through the day today, a lot of sunshine temperatures only around the freezing point. and with the wind, it is going to feel much much lower than that. 20 for low in philadelphia. 13 north and west. the clouds preventing you from getting even colder than that. and the wind diminishing as we go through the night. there is that shore wintry mix during the day tomorrow. high of about 35 in philadelphia. and then gets a little bit milder as we head toward friday. nothing too big. but by the weekend we're in the 40s and maybe even close to 50 degrees by sunday. we'll be right back.
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coming up this afternoon starting at 3:00 on "the ellen show," julianna margulies and a performance from bruno mars and mark ronson. then at 4:00 the news using social media to solve crimes. how local police will soon be posting on your facebook feed to help them find missing children. that's this afternoon at nbc 10 at 4:00. now an update on breaking news from north philadelphia where a 56-year-old mop was shotm was shot and killed this morning. the shooting happened on 12th and jefferson streets, just two blocks from temple university's
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campus. police had search dogs out looking, scouring the area as you see here. the woman was standing at a bus stop at the corner when she was shot. investigators are hoping to get surveillance video that may have captured what happened. and glenn schwartz here with a final check for the afternoon. >> we have sunshine but cold winds to kind of balance that out. so it does feel cold out there, especially to the north and west where it is feeling more like 12 degrees right now. we have a lot of sunshine this afternoon. but what we're going to be doing slooking especially toward the shore, sussex county delaware for the possibility of snow or wintry mix during the day tomorrow. the bulk of that storm is well off shore, but the edge of it could graze a portion of the area. that's what we'll be watching this afternoon, starting at 4:00. >> you and i both cheered for oregon and didn't work out. maybe we should cheer for dallas and the celtics. >> i want aaron rodgers just to be healthy. that's all i need.
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