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county. it's starting to head out. ocean county seeing very heavy rainfall. the next line of showers is just to the southwest. moving through maryland right now. heavy rainfall in northeastern maryland. it's heading towards delaware. in fact, severe thunderstorm warnings in effect for portions of kent and new castle counties. these storms are fast movers like the first line of storms. they're moving to the east at 40 miles an hour which could have them in middletown in just 22 minutes. at 6:22 this morning and then by 6:29 in the smyrna area. this is why i've issued a first alert for today. part of why the chance of severe thunderstorms not only this morning but we could see more storms developing later today. potential already damaging winds can't rule out tornadoes or hail with these storms. the storm threat is greatest from philadelphia to the south and east across delaware and south jersey for later today. it's not going to it be an all-day rainfall. the clouds are already breaking here. the nbc 10 studios will lead to a quick warmup.
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85 degrees by 11:00 and near 90 degrees at lunch time with the potential for more storms developing later today. a look at the hour-by-hour futurecast when i come back in ten minutes with more on where the storms are more likely to develop. let's check in with jessica boyington. jessica? >> we're looking at 295 in runnemede, new jersey around the black horse pike. everything moving along, even through the work zone where we are losing out that left-hand shoulder. part of the right-hand lane as well. all vehicles moving. the on ramps are moving there as well. the drive time still doing okay despite damp conditions. southbound from 38 up towards the black horse pike is still about a 13-minute drive time. if you're heading out the door on the schuylkill actively raining right here. slippery spots all up and down the schuylkill. the drive times relatively unaffected so far. a 13-minute trip at the most if you're headed eastbound from the blue route up towards the vine street expressway for the morning. out in springfield, watching an
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accident scene on church road and heather road and another accident on montgomery county stump hall road and valley forge road. be careful out there. breaking overnight in west philadelphia, three people are in the hospital after a police cruiser and a taxi cab collided this morning. this was the scene at the intersection of 56th and haverford just after 3:00 a.m. a police officer, the cabbie and a passenger are all being treated for mooner injuries. officials say the officer was ãy a=9 9"uz a call for a person with a gun. her lights and siren were apparently on at the time of the crash. 6:02 and 74 degrees. this breaking news from overnight, a shooting outside a hip hop concert in monmouth county. the shooting happened in the parking lot of the pnc bank arts center in homedale. witnesses say there was an argument, someone started shooting. two people are in the hospital and police are searching for the gunman. >> in north philadelphia, police are investigating a shooting
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there that critically injured one man. it happened at front and tusculum streets. the man was shot twice in the side. he taz taken to temple hospital. no word yet on a suspect or motive. also happening today, a delaware county teacher will be sentenced for sexually assaulting children. paul hochschwender pleaded no contest in january to abusing nine children in two different school districts. he's already serving time. hob hochschwender's arrest encourage the congress to pass a law preventing them from going from one school district to another. when paramedics got there, they found 24-year-old tiffany gillespie dead in the basement of her south philadelphia home. police never revealed a motive for the murder. philadelphia police are
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searching for a gunman who murdered a mechanic. a busy stretch of girard avenue was on lockdown afr the deadly shooting at an auto repair shot. investigators found a trail of oily footsteps leading to an apartment several blocks away but no one was inside the apartment. investigators are hoping surveillance cameras in the area may have captured the killer. we have new information in the beating of amman at a snowunoco three weeks ago. police say the teens stole the victim's watch before running off. cemetery workers in kent county face charges of stealing brass urns and selling them for scrap metal. someone reported several urns missing from the graves from the memorial park in dover.
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they are looking for a fourth worker at the cemetery melvin. pennsylvania is in its 34th day without a state-approved spending plan. a state revenue official says pennsylvania collected more than $2 billion last month alone. the budget remains many limbo because of deep policy differences between democratic governor tom wolf and republicans who control the legislature. 6:05. congressman chaka fattah says he will run for re-election. despite a federal indictment against him. he made his first public appearance in the philadelphia region since being indicted last week. the indictment claims the congressman took bribes and mishandled campaign money. congressman fattah is charged with 29 counts including money laundering and racketeering. he says he is innocent.
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>> i also say as an elected official i have never been involved in any illegal activity. >> nbc 10 learned that fattah is scheduled to make his first appearance in court on august 18th. congressman fattah is married to nbc 10 anchor renee chenault-fattah. she's referenced in the criminal complaint against her husband. she's labeled as person "e" and an affiliate of the fattah enterprise. the feds allege renee participated in a scheme to fraud len thely sell a car in order to pay closing costs on a vacation home. she's not charged and denies any wrongdoing. renee is on leave from nbc 10. this morning it's unclear if a petition drive will help a teacher get her job back with the catholic school on the main line. marjorie winters delivered 23,000 signatures to the philadelphia archdiocese yesterday asking for her reinstatement. in june, she was fired from her job for being in a same-sex marriage. she says she told the school
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about that marriage when she was hired eight years ago. archbishop charles chaput says the school showed character and common sense in firing winters. de marco murray is looking for some action. cope chip kelly held him out of drills during his first day of practice. murray had the most carries in the nfl last season playing for the dallas cowboys. eagles fans will get their first upclose look during an open practice at the link today. nbc 10's jesse gary is live at lincoln financial field. jesse, a team official told me they're expecting between 20,000 and 30,000 people today. what do you think the fans can expect to see? >> one thing they can expect vai, is soggy conditions. it did rain pretty heavy for a little while. the grounded is damp. once you get inside the seats will be wet too.
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bear that in mind. remember it is also eagles alumni day. around 11:45, chip kelly will blow the whistle and start the first of two public practices this training camp. sam bradford and his surgery repaired knee is he 100% for the season? tim tebow on the team and waiting in the whens. quarterback controversy? and how big of an impact will de marco murray have? >> whenever there are fans out here you take it to another level. everything is a little bit more competitive. >> it will be a lot of fun. >> it will be new larger than life player cutouts greeting fans as they make their way into the stadium.
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swoop will also be here as well as the cheerleaders. live outside the link in south philadelphia, jesse gary nbc 10 news. jesse gary the lead there. swoop is going to be in the house! nbc 10 is the official television station of the philadelphia eagles. we'll be following the scene at training camp, of course and have pre and postgame coverage. that's august 16th against the colts. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:09. we've been tracking strong storms since we went on the air this morning. severe storms in the area and more on the way. it's not going to be an all-day stormfest. it will be hot and humid back into the 90s this afternoon. there's a cooling trend which may have us in the 70s at the end of the week. 76 in philadelphia.
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jesse gary has said that rain has ended for now. but there's more rain that could reach into philadelphia. the clouds are thinning out. this is a view from the mellon bank building in center city. that first line of storms moving through central new jersey and this is the main threat. severe thunderstorms moving through eastern maryland heading into the delaware area. middletown could see them by 6:21 townsend at 6:21, mcdonough could have it by 6:28 this morning. that's a line of thunderstorms with heavy rain. also strong, gusty winds. quite a bit of lightning, too. just with this batch of storms we've seen 35 lightning strikes and counting for that area. the first round of storms are offshore by 9:00. as we go into the afternoon hours, here comes the threat for
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later today. strong storms may develop in south jersey and into delaware. there's a potential for isolated showers and thunderstorms in wilmington philadelphia and into burlington county. that's at 3:00 this afternoon. with these storms potential for more severe weather, including damaging winds and hail. keep an eye on the sky and plan on another hot one today, hot, humid conditions showers and thunderstorms, upper 80s and low 9,this 90s this afternoon. the seven-day forecast with the timing within i come back in ten. today we have to track those storms. track the potentially severe weather right from your smartphone and your tablet with the nbc 10 news app. it's a free download. get it right now on our website this is relevant for a lot of you. you have your wind shield wipers on you have to have your headlights on as well. >> let's check in with jessica
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boyington. >> 95 right around cottman avenue, already a 20-minute trip. that's tacking on eight minutes or so. through the work zone we're losing the right hand shoulder. you can start to see brake lights just up ahead. we'll see extra volume and traffic there. also word of a disabled vehicle on the northbound side of 95 right around woodhaven road. just watch out for that. route 422 as you can see right here rain actively falling on this scene right now. eastbound or westbound from 29 towards the schuylkill about an eight-minute trip. 12 minutes past 6:00. a family fun night at the circus turns no a night of terror, leaving two people dead and hundreds trapped under the big top. plus this -- >> the boat went this way and i felt right now. >> focusing on staying alive, this man was stuck 44 miles off the jersey shore in a raging
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storm and he lives to tell the tale. and what could make your parking experience much more pleasurable?
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6:16. only on 10 a man stranded in the middle of the ocean at the jersey shore shares i had story of survival. he was on a fishing boat with a friend and got caught about 40 miles off cape may. damian started to feel hopeless. >> just couldn't picture the next day somebody coming to tell them that i'm not going to be home anymore.
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because i knew it would ruin their lives. >> i love him more than anything. i mean that would every ounce of my body. >> after four hours a friend found him and the coast guard appeared overhead, pulling him to safety. today the colorado movie theater trial moves into phase three. jurors have decided not to eliminate the death penal as they moved towards sentencing james holmes. the decision clears the way for another round of arguments before choosing between capital punishment or life in prison without the chance of parole. this morning, two people are dead after a powerful thunderstorm caused a circus ten to the collapse last night in new hampshire. 22 others were injured when the storm tore through the area. initial reports indicated that as many as 250 people were trapped inside the circus tent.
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people say the majority did make it out safely. this comes one day after another tent was flattened, killing one man there. a valet parking center app is launching in philadelphia. it tracks your progress to the destination, then a named uniformed and insured attendant is there when you pull up. the driver parks your car in a secure lot until you request it to be returned. the coverage area currently spans 12th to 21st streets and race to pine streets. >> i don't like to get my car valet parked. >> you don't like to hand over the keys to anyone.
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some of the roads are wet because of the rain that's moved through. >> let's check in with jessica boyington. >> i'll defend a lot of guys out there because i think a lot of them don't want valet. as for myself and probably tracy, i don't want to deal with it. i don't want to talk. take my keys. >> here you go. >> we have the heels on. i know. i'll stick up for all guys out there. for now, the wet roadways on 422 around trooper road. an active work zone. only about a nine-minute drive time if you're headed eastbound towards the schuylkill expressway. only a couple minutes of a delay there. out on the blue route, you can see rain actively falling behind this scene right here. 15 minutes, still no real problems north or southbound from 95 up towards the schuylkill expressway. we have a few accidents that are popping up. cheltenham avenue. mass transit for you in the clear, currently no problems for
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new jersey transit, septa or the patco speed line. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 20 minutes after 6:00. the sun is up the skies are starting to break a little bit. we're still tracking showers and thunderstorm activity. sunshine in reading, 68 degrees. 68 in trenton with breaks of sunshine mostly cloudy in philadelphia, 76. a live view from the marquis de lafayette. there's a chance we'll see showers and thunderstorms this afternoon at the shore. moved past us. the threat of severe weather with a storm that's starting to wind down and break apart as it moves into delaware. just to the north of middletown and moving into southwestern new castle county. we'll get breaks of sunshine hot and humid again today. back to the low 90s this afternoon. then late-day storms could turn
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severe. tomorrow, though the storms are out of the picture and it turns less humid. not as hot either. 88 degrees tomorrow afternoon and we will see sunshine on thursday. partly sunny skies and 84. then it's rainfall that could be heavy for much of the day on friday. keeping our temperatures in the 70s in the afternoon. showers taper off on saturday and a warming trend. 85 with sunshine on sunday. then a chance of late-day showers and thunderstorms monday. bill thanks. 6:21 right now. new jersey governor chris christie is always one to evoke a strong ereaction from people. this time he says teachers unions deserve to be punched in the face. how the union is responding this morning. just ahead the online video that is supposed to shed some light on who destroyed the hitchhiking robot.
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and good morning everyone. jessica boyington with your first alert traffic. we're looking live at route 202 arrange paoli pike. damp roadways there for sure. but not a lot of traffic moving through the area. we will check in with the rest of our wet and backing up cameras coming up at around 6:30. for now we'll have a messy commute and a messy day. let's talk to meteorologist bill henley for a check on today's forecast. >> jessica, that is rain falling at frawley stadium in wilmington. the heavier rain is just to the south of wilmington in southern new castle county. it's part of a line of storms that started things off at 4:00. the storms rolled through philadelphia. now the heaviest rainfall and thunderstorm activity has just entered extreme southwestern new castle county heading towards the smyrna area. the heaviest rainfall has split and just missed middletown.
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today marks the unofficial start of the 2015 football season. the eagles are welcoming everyone to stop by and celebrate. jesse gary is live at the linc. are you ready for some football? >> the first public practice of eagles training camp of 2015. everything you need to know come up after the break.
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nbc 10 first alert weather breaking news. 74 degrees and just about 6:30 this morning. storms are on the move. it is cloudy and it is overcast in philadelphia right now after rain moved through the area. >> in wilmington within there's rain falling at frawley stadium. >> and here's a live look at the first alert radar, that glob of green and yellow that's the
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rain we're track, potentially severe weather later on in the day. good morning and welcome to nbc 10 news today. i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. meteorologist bill henley has issued a first alert for today because of the storms this morning and the potential for the storms this afternoon. bill, walk us through this. >> you saw severe weather moving into the area at 4:00 this morning when we went on the air. i issued a first alert for not only what's been going through this morning but the potential for storms redeveloping this afternoon. there's even a threat of hail and tornadoes later today for parts of the area. we're watching one line of showers move offshore. the next line has been moving through philadelphia as light rainfall. these storms are fast movers. moving at 40 miles an hour. that puts it at bridgeton in cumberland county just after 7:00 this morning. keep an eye on the sky. we won't see an all-day
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rainfall. this is a view from the nbc 10 studios. we'll see sunshine and the temperatures will climb from 78 degrees at 8:00 from 85 at 11:00. we're heading back into the 90s this afternoon. it's the heat and humidity that could fuel more storms later today. i'll walk you through it hour by hour. let's see how the roads are faring with this wetç weather. jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> it doesn't seem like the rain is actively falling on the vine street expressway at 8th street. it is leaving residual slipperyness. we still see a three-minute drive time starting to slow down just a little bit. you see the average speeds of 43 miles an hour. no real problems there on the vine. as for the rest of our majors we are starting to see a major slowdown on i-95. that typically starts off between a 10 and 11-minute trip.
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adding significant time there if you're heading into the center city area. currently no real problems on the schuylkill or the blue route right now. that will definitely increase as rush hour begins to get under way and more cars get out the door. cheltenham, still watching an accident scene. springfield still watching church road and heather road. as for the area bridges free and in the clear no problems. just a little bit of extra volume, especially on the ben franklin bridge this morning since the two right-hand lanes are being blocked with ongoing construction. vai? >> in just a few hours, eagles fans will flock to the linc to see their team for the first time. jesse gary is live with a preview of the field and the spectators. >> we've seen stadium employees arrive early for work so far. no tailgaters, not just yet. when they do arrive within they will find wet conditions.
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it's started to rain again in south philadelphia. they'll find a very confident starting quarterback. >> it's been almost a year since i've been on the field full speed playing football. so to just get out there and play ball and know my knee can do it will be the first step. >> small caller sam bradford and the rest of the eagles take to the field at 11:45 this morning. the parking lot gates open in about 2 1/2 hours a little less than that. after practice fans will have access to the field to meet the players, get autographs et cetera. it is raining here in south philadelphia. bring a rain poncho umbrella et cetera et cetera. it is damp and rainy this morning. live in south philadelphia jesse gary nbc 10 news. just a reminder nbc 10 is the official television station
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of the philadelphia eagles. we'll be following the team at training camp all the controversies, quarterback battles, all of that. we'll have pre and postgame coverage as well as every snap of the preseason opener against the indianapolis colts. >> 64:34 and 74 degrees outsite. a vietnam veteran who was robbed and beaten is telling her story to nbc 10. a man forced his way into the home in late june. he never knowed a gun but did tie up the victim. here's a sketch. >> he grabbed my arms from behind and hustled me in there. and kept saying he was going to shoot me. he must have said that 15 times. i said if i had my pen i would have stabbed him in the eye. >> the robber got away with
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cash, a laptop and prescription drugs. police are looking for a white subaru the neighbors saw in the area around the time of the robbery. a preliminary hearing is scheduled for vashti williams damon cornish and francis ferguson. they allegedly snatched a retired couple off the streets in south philadelphia. police say the victims were tron into a van, taken to the bank and forced to open a debit car that that card was then used to rent several cars. the couple was eventually let go. an off-duty camden county police officer is being hailed a hero. >> ryan dubiel saw a homeless man charge the woman sunday afternoon. at one point, theattacker pulled the woman to the ground. he told the man to stop which
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he did. >> after she walked away i asked her if she was okay she said, okay thank you. they ever i never saw her again. i think she only received a few scrapes and bruises. other than that she was okay. >> the attack her been released from a mental institution earlier that same day. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 6:36. you heard jesse gary rain is back in philadelphia. it's going to be spotty showers this morning and then a potential for more big, heavy storms and severe storms this afternoon. we've been tracking severe storms so far this morning. they're starting to die out. hot and humid weather. it will not be all-day rainfall. the change is starting tomorrow the beginning of a cooling trend which may have us in the 70s later this week for high temperatures. we're in the 70s for
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philadelphia and atlantic city. the rain is back in philadelphia while seeing sunshine at 68 in reading. look in the distance. this is a view from the french manor manor. spotty showers this morning and most of the morning, the rest of the morning we should see a break. here's the rainfall in south philadelphia. jesse gary was mentioning, that's light rainfall. the heavier showers and thunderstorm activity starting to wind down in southern new castle county in delaware. the heavy rainfall will be moving across delaware bay and into lower salem and into cumberland counties. the hour by hour future weather shows 8:00 this morning, maybe a sprinkle or two, no heavy weather at that time. as we go into the afternoon that's when the heating will help to fuel showers and thunderstorms. there's a potential for severe storms popping up later today. you can see isolated shower activity. this is 2:00 this afternoon. the shower threat into delaware and south jersey by later this
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afternoon. that's 5:00. that's today. come tomorrow we'll be clear of these storms. keep an eye on the sky. you'll break out into sunshine for the pocono mountains, 80 degrees for this afternoon 90 for reading. a chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms as we go into the afternoon hours. more likely in holly and trenton than doylestown. storms make their way to the shore. later today you'll likely see storms pop up for cape may and atlantic city. dover, 92 degrees. a chance of afternoon storms back in the 90s today. the seven-day forecast has vastly different temperatures in store for us in the next few days. the seven day when i come back in ten. meteorologist bill henley will be with you throughout the morning and then lawsuiter this afternoon, chief meteorologist glenn "hurricane" schwartz and meteorologist sheena parveen will have you covered starting on nbc 10 news at 4:00. follow them on twitter or
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download the nbc 10 app for important weather alerts. 6:38 and never ideal to have a storm or wet roads in the morning on your way to work. >> jessica boyington is watching the roads for you. >> well we do see a little bit of relief with the active rain not really slamming on the roads this morning. route 42 we are seeing cars moving through the area as they approach the northbound scene, you can start to see brake lights when they approach. that's to 295 and the surrounding bridges as well. we're still doing okay there. starting to see that backup just a little bit. rain on the schuylkill expressway making things slow. all of the cars are slow and possibly red in some spots. 17 minutes from the blue route to the vine street expressway.
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westbound into the king of prussia area, an 18-minute trip. out in cheltenham, still watching an accident scene. another one in spring fee on church road and heather road. that's where the area bridges clear so far. we're starting to see the volume heading westbound into philadelphia. vai and tracy? new jersey governor chris christie is at it again, this time in a tv interview. he said he would punch the teachers' unions in the face if he could. handcuffed in class. check out this video of a child with hands behind his back. waitful you hear who is responsible for this and why he says he did it.
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they sound good already. the papal choir for the world meeting of families began practicing last night. they rehearsed at the cathedral basilica of saints peter & paul. when pope francis visits philadelphia during the world meeting of families security will be tight. but how tight? that remans to be seen because he's considered the people's pope. we spoke to a vatican insider about the coordination currently under way. >> the negotiations continue but francis wants to be close to people. i think everybody realizes that. >> does that mean the secret service is going to have to sort of bend to what the pope and his security detail do? >> i don't want to speak for the secret service. let's say this. this is not the president of the
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united states that's coming. this is got shepherd that's coming and there's different ways of protecting world leaders and protecting good shepherds who want accessibility. >> septa are saying more than 38,000 people filled out an online request form to get those papal passes to ride the regional rails. we still don't know how many passes were requested because each person was allowed to request ten passes per day. the winners will be announced thursday via e-mail. you'll get an e-mail if you won the lottery. the special passes are required to ride the rails on the weekend of the pope's visit in september. be sure to join us tonight at 7:00 for an executive half hour on pope francis. we're the only local news operation to visit the pope's homeland of argentina ahead of his trip to philadelphia. nbc 10's jim rosenfield talks with colleagues and critics to learn more about the man who became the people's pope. that's tonight at 7:00 right here on nbc 10.
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it's 6:45. decision 2016. by the end of the day we should know who will be on stage for the first republican debate on thursday. fox news channel will decide by 5:00 p.m. today which ten gop candidates will qualify for the event in cleveland. the network is relying on several recent national polls to make its picks. millionaire donald trump leads most of the polls but he was a no-show at a candidate's forum in new hampshire last night. >> it takes boots on the ground. >> we need a balanced budget amendment. >> we need a new gop. >> what we have today on immigration doesn't work for america. >> 17 republicans are trying to make the ten debate slots. nbc news pro-jeblgtjects new jersey governor chris christie is close to making the cut. on cnn christie responded to a question about bullying saying teachers unions deserve to be punched in the face.
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take a listen. >> during your first term of governor you were fond of saying you can treat bullies in two ways saddle up to them or punch them in the face. you said, i like to punch them in the face. at the national level, who deserves a punch in the face? >> the national teachers union. >> christie added the teachers unions are only looking out for themselves and not our children. local teachers we spoke with said the governor's comments are offensive and said he is the real bully. >> i think it's very disheartening, appalled upset, angry? angry and disappointed. >> if you're going to be the president of the united states, you should definitely be concerned about middle-class families. >> new jersey's education association says christie is an embarrassment to new jersey and should resign. christie's presidential campaign did not respond to our request or comment about the local teachers union criticism. and turn about is fair play in politics. yesterday the website gawker
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posted donald trump's phone number online. the headline read "call donald trump's cell phone and ask him about his important ideas." last month trump gave out the private cell phone number of his rival candidate lindsey graham. trump's camp says the release of the number is not a problem because he no longer uses that number. yesterday, amy schumer backed a bill introduced by her cousin new york senator chuck schumer. she made the comments less than two weeks after a gunman with mental illness killed two people in a louisiana theater that was showing amy schumer's new movie "train wreck." >> i'm not sure why this man chose my movie to end these two beautiful lives and injure nine others. there is a way to stop them. >> schumer said she expects backlash.
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the nra said senator schumer's bill sounds very much like an skiffing law that it already supports when it comes to guns and mental illness. 6:49. new this morning, more than a dozen families of the victims of the sandy hook school massacre could split $1.5 million under proposed lawsuit settlements. the lawsuits are against the estate of the gunman's mother. they accused nancy lanza of failing to properly secure her rifle which was used to kill 20 children and 6 adults. cuffed in class. new video shows what appears to be a child handcuffed at his desk. now the american civil liberties union is suing. the suit claims a kentucky sheriff's deputy, who is also a cool resource officer admitted to handcuffing an 8-year-old. he says it's because the child with special needs tried to hit him. this isn't the the first time he's been accused of doing something like this.
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>> children are exhibiting behaviors related to their disabilities. both of them have adhd. >> the school district isn't named in the lawsuit and it doesn't ask for the officer to be fired. in addition monetary damage from the county the parents say they want all deputies trained in how to handle children with disabilities. an attorney for the sheriff's office says it is reviewing the case but refused to comment. rescued, just seconds before a train slammed into this car near san jose, california. two deputies spotted the man who crossed into the crossing rail. that's when one of the deputies pulled the guy from the car. an investigation continues. was it a hitchbot hoax? that's the question on the minds of many people after newry released video claims to help solve the mystery of its devise. take a look at this video. a man in a sports jersey appears
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to jump kick an object against a wall on old city street. nbc 10 has not confirmed the video's authenticity. an saturday morning, the robot's creators got a photo confirming it was vandalized beyond repair. hitchbot had been two weeks in a cross-country adventure. >> we were shocked, i would say. >> yes, we were quite shocked. of course we wanted to verify first of all, is it really true? >> there's now a local kick starter campaign raising money to help rebuild hitchbot. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> plenty of clouds showers, thunderstorms and breaks in the cloud cover over center city. that's a live view looking past the schuylkill with showers in the distance. it's going to be on and off rainfall to begin with.
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it's certainly not going to be an all-day rainfall today. there's that view. see some blue sky. that's a shower in the distance. that's not a thunderstorm but we have seen pretty good thunderstorms already this morning. light rain in philadelphia 76 degrees. atlantic city and reading getting a break from the rain right now. see some clouds over cape may. that's a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. shores and thunderstorms may pop up this afternoon. right now the line of showers quickly moving through the area. it's cleared delaware and there's light to moderate rainfall that extends into new jersey washington township within glassboro showing moderate rainfall right now. these storms have been moving to the east at 40 miles an hour which means the first round of showers offshore by 9:00. we could see a sprinkle. it's looking less likely this morning. we'll see an isolated shower possible. with breblgs of sunshine we're on our way to another hot and humid afternoon back into the
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low 90s. it's that heat that may fuel late-day showers and thunderstorms. the threat for delaware south jersey and into the philadelphia area 3:00 this afternoon, isolated showers will be popping up. there's a potential for some isolated severe storms later today that threat will push to the south and to delaware and south jersey. the storms continue into the early evening hours. if you're going to the ball game looks like things will be dry. the potential for damaging winds, severe weather later today for philadelphia. especially in delaware and south jersey. areas north and west will see the threat diminish. stand by for another hot, humid day. keep an eye on the sky for showers and thunderstorms today. upper 80s, low 90s today with cooler weather starting tomorrow. the humidity comes down turning less humid, high of 88 tomorrow afternoon with sunshine breaking through, a nice breeze up to 15 miles an hour. that will bring in the drayer,
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more krnl air for thursday. low humidity, partly sunny and 85 thursday afternoon. we're tracking a storm that could bring heavy rainfall on friday to the area. and keep our temperatures in the upper 70s friday afternoon. the showers taper off saturday morning. sunshine 80 on saturday and sunny for sunday up to 85. we're back into the upper 80s on monday with a chance of late-day showers and thunderstorms. >> six minutes before 7:00 right now. even if rain has passed by where you are, don't forget the umbrella because you may need it later this afternoon. >> speaking of wet roads, i'm looking at 95. looks like lots of volume. >> and really early for this severe drive time. we're up to 35 minutes already from southbound woodhaven road road up towards the vine street expressway. the northbound lanes don't look much better but they don't have as much of a severe drive time. we'll have one more check and update in the next couple of
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moments on these wet roads. i'm jesse gary live outside lincoln financial field. a rainy morning, a beautiful morning for eagles fans. they get to see their team up close and personal. everything you need to know right after the break.
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so, i needed to deposit a check. i was about to head to the bank, but out of nowhere it just started to rain. like really rain. [clap of thunder]
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i did not want to go out. [clap of thunder] but then i was like duh, just use your phone. mobile-deposit-techno-thingy to the rescue. i'm rayna. and i bank human at td bank.
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i'm jesse gary live outside lincoln financial field. it may be raining but conditions are perfect for eagles fans. later this morning, eagles training camp hosts the first of two public practices. new stars such as sam bradford and de marco murray join the returning cast of the chip kelly experiment. it's also eagles alumni date.
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greats from the past will be honored before today's practice starts. the parking lot gates open in just a couple of hours. live in philadelphia juries jury nbc 10 news. and seeing some backups. i'm jessica boyington with your for first alert traffic on the schuylkill expressway, route 1, 26 minutes headed westbound from the vine street expressway up towards the blue route. backing up as well on the schuylkill eastbound. east falls lincoln drive at gypsy lane spots to are an accident. take west schoolhouse lane to get by. nbc 10 breaking news. it's a first alert weather day. we've seen showers this morning, big storms have died down. we're still tracking some rain into new jersey. those storms are moving fast at 40 miles an hour. they'll be offshore this morning. eagles fans heading to south philadelphia you'll likely not have to deal with rain later this morning. there's a chance for storms this
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afternoon. >> we'll be ready. >> come say hi to me at practice today. download our nbc 10 news app as we track the storms as they move into your area. good morning. another deadly collapse. >> it's the lancaster fairgrounds. circus tent collapsed. >> high winds bring down a circus tent during a performance in new hampshire killing two people injuring at least 22 others. it comes just one day after that similar scene near chicago. >> from bad to worse. california's largest wildfire jumps a highway nearly 3,000 firefighters trying desperately now to stop those names fromflames from spreading. it's a scene of incredible destruction. >> top 10. this is the day the stage is set for the candidates that make the cut for thursday's primetime debate. many of them at


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