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we're following breaking news out of trenton where police are investigating a triple shooting. we are live on the scene at robling avenue and washington street. all three victims are men, two shot in the back. there are no arrests or motives right now. also happening right now, potentially deadly bacteria has a local college campus on alert. we take you live to wf wft as t -- west chester university as the semester starts with a legionnaires scare.
and what's expected to happen at kathleen kane's preliminary hearing. expect temperatures near 90 with the possibility of a thunderstorm for some parts of our area. right now it's a cool, comfortable 67 degrees. 5:31. good morning. welcome back to trayvon martnbc today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris cato. real nice start this morning, cool conditions, nothing on the radar just yet. that will wait until later today with the cooling that we saw overnight. we're seeing fog. wrightstown, fog this morning. the temperatures climb, they will be climbing to near 90 this afternoon for philadelphia. that will get rid of the fog. no fog north and west where the humidity is lower. that's allowed the temperatures
to drop to the 50s in pottstown. the 60s in philadelphia, a quick warmup, 69 degrees at 7:00, yes, 79 degrees by 10:00. as we go into afternoon. we start to see the clouds building, 85 at 1:00 and storms possible later today. your neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i come back in ten minutes. right now, let's see what's happening on the roads. jessica boyington has first alert traffic. >> we're watching the blue route still. we're approaching an accident scene, blaocking out the left ad center lanes. southbound obviously moving through nicely. this is approaching the scene right here. delay with only one lane getting through the area. there's also an accident scene on 422 eastbound around 202, the off ramp is partially blocked with an accident. that's pushed over into the left-hand shoulder. in the a huge deal there. new jersey transit and patco are doing fine, no problems for
d.a.r.t. as well. septa, they are shuttle busing passengers between woodbourne and west trenton this morning. we'll do a check on the blip anç that accident scene coming up in the next ten. chris? 5:33 now. 13,000 students will start classes at west chester university today with a health scare hanging over there. >> a legionnaires scare on campus has forced officials to shut off water to several buildings. nbc 10's matt delucia is live on campus. what is the school doing? >> reporter: well, tracy and chris, the school has been working throughout the weekend to fix this problem. and to really try to figure out a long-term solution. they really just want to make sure that every building is safe for the students as they begin classes today. there are ten buildings that tested positive for legionella
bacteria. main hall is one of those buildings. westchester university says it began treating the hot water units this weekend. that meant turning the water off and super chlorinating the systems to kill the bacteria. this can be a deadly form of bacteria. inhaling it can cause a severe form of pneumonia known as legionnaires disease. how this happened, the university says it's looking into that long-term solution. an employee tested positive for bacteria. so the workers started testing the cooling towers. it prompted workers to wonder if other buildings -- the last update provide by the university was on friday. students are on campus now. there was no preneed to curtail activity.
students and parents now, the first day of classes. we expect an update hopefully later on today. we're live in westchester, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. something else we're keeping an eye on today. pennsylvania's attorney general will face a judge from a side of the courtroom she normally doesn't stand on. >> kathleen kane is charged with leaking grand jury information and then lying about it. katy zakhsy is live in norristown. what can we expect today in court? >> pennsylvania's top prosecuto defendant's table. the preliminary hearing is scheduled for later this afternoon inside the montgomery county courthouse. kathleen kane has refused to resign saying she did nothing wrong. she was recently charged with leaking grand jury information to a philadelphia newspaper. prosecutors say the attorney general did so in an attempt to embarrass two former staffers who kane thought released information critical of her.
>> i am innocent of any wrongdoing. my defense will not be that i am the victim of an old boy's network or otherwise. my defense will be that i broke no laws of this commonwealth, period. >> this all stems from kane's review of her predecessor's handling of the jerry sandusky child sex abuse case. kane says she uncovered during that time she uncovered e-mails from judges and prosecutors that included pornography, bigotry and racial insensitivity. kane says her rivals manufactured the current charges against her to get her out of office and also to make sure that those incriminating e-mails did not surface. reporting live in norristown this morning, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. it's 5:36. breaking news from overnight, stocks fell in trading on the asian market as investors responded to the shake-up on wall street last week. tokyo stocks tumbled overnight.
exchanges in hong kong and south korea also fell. the dow dropped 531 points on friday. nbc 10 talked with financial adviser robert wilson about what to do if the market drops again today. >> what's important to know is sometimes the sell-offs don't end because it was friday. you have to let these things play out. don't get nervous because it goes down at the outset of the mail. understand your discipline, stick to it and take the emotion out of your investment. >> wall street from the whoppinç be -- opening bell to the close. electronic it all on the nbc 10 news today app. see what the staff at the st. jude's shop has to do and why this family has history on its side. clear skies right now and
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along with cape may, while atlantic city warms to 87. 85 in rehoboth. and philadelphia will get close to the 90 degree mark today along with drexel hill and swedesboro while wilmington tops out at 86 degrees. shower and thunderstorm threat later today. then things change. seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. the roads are nice and clear. at least weatherwise the roads are nice and clear this morning. don't know about accidents and other things. >> we can find out about accidents and other things with jessica boyington. >> don't get ahead of ourselves here. we are watching on accident scene on the blue route around broomall. skyforce 10 on its way to the scene right now. a big delay behind that on the northbound side. we have the center lands and left lanes blocked. possibly one lane getting by the scene right now. your best bet for an alternate is to take ç252. you'll do just fine.
the schuylkill expressway, currently in frobs here. on the east or westbound side, 13 minutes if you're heading into center city from the blue route to the vine street expressway. you'll have no problems there. again, we'll have an update for you on that blue route accident scene coming up. 5:42. police, septa, city planners have been hard at work preparing for the pope. but they have an army of help, unlike a small but determined family in haverton. wait until you hear what they have to do for papal visit. and students expect to pay more if you plan to attend rutgers university. why you can blame the tuition hike on technology.
5:45. police are investigating a triple shooting in trenton. nbc 10 on the scene at robling and washington. all three victims are men, police tell us. two of them were shot in the back. nbc 10 will stay on the scene and work to get you new details. happening today, a judge formally imposes a life sentence on james holmes. holmes killed 12 people and injured dozens more when he opened fire on a crowded that's righter in aurora in 2012. all their victims and families
will have a chance to address holmes over the next three days. investigators tracked down and arrested the two iowa men after their threats surfaced online. officersç found a small shotgu an ar-15, hundreds of rounds of ammo and a hunting knife in their car. investigators say the threat does not appear to have any connection with any extremist groups but the motive still remains a mystery. officials blame rising tuition at rutgers university on hackers, at least in part. last year the school was hacked at least four times. rutgers hired three cyber security firms to make sure that doesn't happen again. school officials say the $3 million security investment is part of the reason tuition was raised this year. 5:46. preparing for the pope. while a lot of families are getting excited about the pope's visit, one family in delaware county not just excited but busy
beyond compare. their goal is to serve the faithful. what if your job was a spiritual calling? >> we're doing what the good lord wants us to do. >> reporter: in 1 the 65, norman decoco and her late husband lewis opened this store in haverton. >> if we do nothing else but create a chapel in people's hearts this is so important. >> the shop served countless people all over the delaware valley and two v.i.p. customers from the vatican. >> the rector of the basilica brought the holy father over to and i asked him, did you like the chair? he said yes, very much. >> reporter: providing chairs and other items for pope benedict and st. john paul ii. >> he held my hand and i kissed his ring. >> and now on the st. jude shop's 50th anniversary, they are preparing to are what could be their biggest order yet in preparation for pope francis, supplying is the faithful with mementos from rosary beads and
papal flags to bobble heads, supplying the world meeting of families with religious items for the convention center and the papal mass on the parkway. >> this will be the saboria that will be used. >> more than 15,000 saboria to hold the communion. this will surelyç boost their bottom line. >> we're really not -- >> you don't know? >> focused or concentrated on that. >> they're focused on their vocation of service through spirituality. >> pray as if everything depends on god and work like everything depends on you. if we pray and continue working we'll be okay. >> that was their father's motto. if it worked for 50 years, they feel they'll do very well next month. the pope will have about 10,000 volunteers when he visits philadelphia. providing translation services, giving guests directions and posting messages on social media.
8,000 volunteers have passed background check needed to volunteer so far. the nbc 10 news app has a wealth of information about the pope's visit and the world meeting of families. for mass transit changes and road closures to details about how the locals are preparing for the pope's visit, download the free nbc 10 news app. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 11 minutes before 6:00. coming off a perfect weekend and look at this gorgeous view. this is the view from center city from the loews hotel, looking past the comcast center. barley a cloud in the sky. with clear skies, a comfortable start, cool readings, 50s and 60s. atlantic city 62, 55 in northeast philadelphia. in the mountains, a few scattered clouds. this is a view from french manor in the pocono mountains. scattered clouds getting closer to the sunrise. we'll see a lot of sunshine before clouds return this afternoon. a bit of fog. it's starting to ease in
wrightstown. was down to quarter mile visibility, now three-quarter mile visibility. improving in toms river and atlantic city. we'll see the fog disappear as the sunshine warms things up. later in the day, we'll be watching for showers, a few isolated showers, not much to them in western pennsylvania. by the time the temperatures heat up in the philadelphia area today, during the afternoon hours, that's when that line is expected to move in. we'll likely see late-day showers. not this morning. should be fairly quiet, just a few scattered clouds at 1:00. look at the line coming in from looks much more impressive at 5:00 this afternoon and by 6:00, 7:00, philadelphia will be flirting with the showers. there's a good possibility they'll stay north and west. kind of fizzling as they move intoed philadelphia. afternoon temperatures in the upper 80s.
clear skies for tomorrow. we'll be cooling down to 86 the high. less humid conditions for tuesday. gets even more comfortable for wednesday and thursday. the humidity continues to come down, low 80s thursday, friday up to 84. then turning warmer this weekend. nine minutes before 6:00 right now. we take a ride to work, specifically the blue route. >> hopefully things moving along well right now. jessica boyington has our traffic. >> we are seeing a backup due to an overturned vehicle. police activity there as well. approaching the scene on the northbound side, we have a string of brake lights, actually. from the northbound side, from 95 up toward the schuylkill expressway, average speeds of about 30 miles per hour and 31-minute drive times. your alternate is route 252. back to you, chris and tracy. >> you went back to us early. that's okay, though.
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carter is now coming back to haunt him. hall of fame wide receiver cris carter has been a regular speaker at the nfl rookie symposium. he talks to first-year players about the risks and rewards about playing in the nfl. that was from last year's speech on giving advice on how to get out of trouble. >> if you have a crew, you've got to have a fall guy in the crew. i let my home boys know, y'all want to keep rolling like this, i need to know who gonna be the fall guy, who gone nab driving you all not gonna do the right stuff. i have to teach y'all how to get around this stuff, too. if you have a crew, one of them fools have to know he going to jail. >> it reads in part, this is an unfortunate and inappropriate comment made by cris carter during the 2014 nfc rookie symposium.
the message was notç representative of the message of the symposium or any other league program. carter is an analyst at espn. they have released their own statement regarding those remarks. the college of new jersey in ewing and rowan university in gla glassboro have new buildings. at rowan there's a new building at rowan boulevard which includes apartments, medical offs and businesses. 5:57 now. local children who recently lost a loved one spent a weekend at a special summer camp just for them. more than 60 kids spent the weekend at camp firefly in medford, burlington county. the kids took part in traditional kid activities but also got valuable grief counseling. the camp is free. in southwest philadelphia,
look at this yesterday, 100 volunteers helped build a garden oasis. this used to be a parking lot. it's now a huge green space and community garden. and fruits and vegetables grown in that garden will be use for the monday t montessori's healthy eating initiative. it's an extraordinary sight. the story behind this is just as beautiful. john planted this whole field of wild flowers -- sunflowers in tribute to his wife who died of cancer november. the tribute is more than four miles long. it crosses five farms. the man's neighbors allowed them to use a portion of their property. he said she'd walk into a room and her smile would light up the entire room. >> wasn't anybody that ever met her that didn't love her. she's such a beautiful woman. she didn't really know how
beautiful she was inside and out. >> and don says the seeds will be harvested and sold to support other cancer patients. >> beautiful. nice. you'reç watching nbc 10 ne today. nbc 10 news today at 6:00 a.m. starts now. nbc 10 breaking news. that break news out of trenton, mercer county. someone shot three people, two of them in the back. a live picture as a police cruiser tens to hold that scene. we're getting ready for an update from police. we'll have that for you. american heroes. the three men who brought down a gunman on a paris train received france's highest honor for bravery. a legionnaires scare at a university in this area on the first day of classes. we're live this morning with what that school is doing to protect students and staff. >> 67 degrees right now. we're heating up today. also a chance of scattered thunderstorms and showers.
we'll get your first alert forecast neighborhood by neighborhood. >> it's just about 6:00 a.m. good morning, this is nbc 10 news today. i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm chris cato. hope you had a great weekend. we certainly did weatherwise. it will be warm out there later today. nbc 10's first alert meteorologist bill henley is standing by. >> sun's not up yet. another 21 minutes before sunrise. the temperatures are cooling and we do have cool numbers, 57 in allentown, pottstown is in the 50s, 63 in wilmington. millville has just dropped into the 50s right now. and still cooling down, northeast philadelphia is at 65, 68 at philadelphia international. nice and comfortable in the 50s. this afternoon we could see scattered clouds and the possibility of late-day showers and thunderstorms. before those storms pop up, temperatures climb to near 90 degrees this afternoon. neighborhood by neighborhood forecast when i'm back in ten