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this morning france is on the attack. we'll tell you about the new round of air strikes targeting isis and how the u.s. is getting involved following the terror in paris. >> a family affair. police say a local cub scout leader and her son were dealing drugs to college students. >> we're in for a cool tuesday. what you need to know as we get your morning started, get ready to get out of the house.
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when a storm system out west could make its way to our area. or to the area later this week. right now it's 47 degrees outside. 5:31. good morning. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm chris cato. the point is don't let the umbrella get too far away from you. meteorologist bill henley is standing by with our first alert forecast. nice and cool this morning. >> a little cooler than yesterday in some areas. we're seeing some 30s this morning. there will be more clouds than yesterday, lots of high clouds, you do not need the umbrella today. you will need a jacket. northeast philadelphia, mount hol holly, 43. it's 50 in wilmington to the north where the colder air is this morning. 30s right now in allentown. and mount pocono. we'll get sunshine, high cloudiness but thanks to the northeasterly winds, that are starting things off and as you can see stay with us as we go into the afternoon. that's going to keep a lid on our temperatures. so 46 at 7:00, 51 degrees, not a lot warmer at 10:00, then 55 degrees at 1:00 this afternoon.
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may be a couple degrees warmer than that in some spots. we'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in 10 minutes. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> bill, on cue we lose our camera. we're trying to look at 95 around the betsy ross bridge. 95 southbound drive time to the vine street expressway 13 minutes, average speed 64 miles per hour. you can see that here with the construction and lane restrictions we have no problems heading southbound into the center city area. so we're good to go there on 95. no problems yet. and watch out on the new jersey turnpike. southbound for construction. on the exit to 7a which is 195, that's still closed for construction this morning. and ongoing construction on the p.a. turnpike eastbound between valley forge and norristown. you can see not affecting the drive times, westbound or eastbound from route 1 to valley forge, we're going to have the same drive time, about 22 minutes in either direction. 5:32.
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new this morning the french military launched more air strikes on isis strongholds. >> the french report success following the deadly attacks on friday. katy zachry is live in our digital operations center going through all of the morning developments, the feeds coming in. what can you tell us? >> there is a lot coming out of paris this morning. this latest round of air strikes on isis carried out this morning over the city of raqqah. this is the third time the french military attacked the syrian city since sunday. and according to a military spokesperson, a command post and a training camp were most recently destroyed. french president francois hollande has call forward a strengthened international coordination against isis. u.s. secretary of state john kerry has pledged the united states will offer their full support. he offered that in person this morning. >> we have to step up our efforts to hit them at the core where they are planning these
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things and also obviously to do more on borders and in terms of the movement of people. >> also happening, police raids have been carried out in france and belgium since the attacks friday. a suspected attacker was allowed to cross from france into belgium after the attacks because he had not been linked to a terrorist organization. i'll tell you what precautions police now in belgium are taking for people today. katy zachry, "nbc 10 news." jim rosenfield is in paris, coming up we'll hear from a trenton native and tour guide about his experience and hear from a woman who should have been at the site of one of the bombings and what kept her from being there. >> 5:34. neighbors know her as a cub scout leader and the ex-wife of a politician. but this morning a suburban mom is also accused of being a drug dealer. according to investigators it was a family affair too. they say 53-year-old joann badey and her son george sold
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marijuana, heroin and other drugs to college kids on the main line. investigators tell us the mother/son duo ran the illegal business out of their home. police were tipped off by neighbors who say badey is the ex-wife of a former radnor township commissioner. >> you come to radnor and try to sell those drugs to our students and residents you will be arrested regardless of who you are or who you are related to, period. >> police also arrested another woman inside the home at the time police served the search warrant. it's 5:35. here are stories we're following for you. >> today we'll get details about students coming to philadelphia to learn politics during the democratic national convention next july. temple university will host hundreds of students from across the country for two weeks next summer, they will take courses and do field work with officials. if you are looking for a job national career fair is hosting an event at the crown plaza hotel in king of prussia today. hiring managers from several
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companies will be there from 11 to 2. >> also today it's a sure sign of the season when aaa starts making predictions how many of you will drive for the holidays. travelers will get a better idea how busy airports and highways will be for next week's thanksgiving travel. can you believe thanksgiving is next week. >> i know. it's here. >> get that bird started. aaa will release its travel outlook later this morning. national trend shows that more people will be traveling this year compared to last year. we'll see what they have to say about that later today. almost 2 million people have seen a viral video of a ran dam act of kindness by a local police officer. >> i want to shake your hand. get him some shoes. >> coming up, the special honor for this officer and why he says he can't believe that his good-hearted gesture made such an impact. plus, national security, what officials are doing today in an effort to keep the state safe. >> chilly yesterday but we had a
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big warm-up so jackets were coming off in the afternoon. this morning, a different kind of day is shaping up. right now 47 degrees at 5:37. the neighborhood by neighborhood forecast just ahead.
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5:39. a chill is in the air this morning. similar to what we had yesterday morning. 43 degrees in northeast philadelphia. that's one degree cooler than yesterday. but it's the wind that has really changed. that's going to make all the difference. it's a northeasterly wind, that will stay with us and help to keep temperatures lower. 50 degrees wilmington. 48 in millville. that's warmer than yesterday. it's chillier, blue bell is down to 43. collegeville in the 30s this morning. also dropped in the 30s in pottstown. we'll see the temperatures climb but not the big warm-up we enjoyed yesterday. high clouds starting to move in. no sign of rain for us today.
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but these are coming off of a system that will bring us rain later this week. for today, what you'll see is sunshine. and high cloudiness at times in the camelback mountain area. 51 degrees, low 50s also for bethlehem and pennsburg. you'll see sunshine and some of the high clouds for abington, morristown in the 50s. warmer at the shore but not much. no sign of the 60s but rehobeth will get closer along with milford, both up to 58. sunshine, high clouds and 57 degrees in philadelphia. 55 in wilmington. not much warmer than it is now. we'll clook look at the possibif snow for parts of the area when i come back with the seven-day forecast in ten minutes. >> let's just focus on what's in front of us right now. that snow thing. >> let's see what's in front of you on the roads. jessica boyington is watching
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route 42. >> in new jersey in deptford around 41 as you can see behind me, northbound right in here that's where we see the volume and jams in the morning so headed to 295 or philadelphia no problems yet. the drive time still a five-minute trip from 55 to the walt whitman bridge. i checked with bridges, we're okay, no scheduled openings yet but flying down 95 we're not seeing an increase yet in drive times. we're good there. southbound from woodhaven to the vine street expressway a 12 minute trip. northbound we don't typically see a huge backup unless something happens on the northbound side of 95. later on this evening, we do have a flyers game at 7:00 p.m. at the wells fargo center so watch out for extra volume around the stadium area at that time. 5:41. stories of survival. next we'll check win jim rosenfield who is in paris talking with people in the
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aftermath of the terror attacks there. plus, world prematurity day. the stats that show the dangers to american women giving birth.
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the terror in paris. what we know at this hour.
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the european union says france is demanding security aid from eu member nations and minutes ago secretary of state john kerry fresh out of his meeting with the french president said coalition forces must step up their efforts to hit isis at its core. also france said its air strikes destroyed isis targets at syria. stories of survival continue to come out of france. >> jim rosenfield is in paris and he heard an account told by a friend of two survivors. >> so, we've all seen the sights. >> for tour guide and travel writer gary kraut once land marks take on new significance as he goes ahead teach his latest group of students learning to write about travel. tonight's field trip takes them to a tiny parisian wedding dress designer shop just blocks from the scene of mass killings at the bataclan concert hall.
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these students can't help but note the contrast. >> the difference between here people are starting a life and there are so many lives were ended. >> we love this place. >> stephanie wolf was supposed to be with close friends at the bataclan but forgot to buy a ticket and didn't go. >> it was very traumatic. >> instead wolf shares her friend's story of survival inside the concert hall. >> the friend, fall on the ground, stay on the ground. >> a couple held hostage for two hours on the second floor balcony instructed if they cooperated nothing would happen to them. the husband and wife among those saved by french anti-terror squads who took out the gun men. just as one of the terrorists exploded his own suicide vest right in front of wolf's friend. >> he was being held by him, and
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then the terrorist must have seen something and turns and sets off his device the friend is behind. >> and pushed back. >> saved by the suicide bomber's sudden quick turn in another direction. >> story of survival where you know how many didn't survive. >> stephanie telling me her friends are understandably too traumatized yet to share their story publicly. for more understanding of the u.s. reaction to the attacks here watch "today" coming up secretary john kerry will have a conversation. i'm jim rosenfield, "nbc 10 news." >> jim's report from paris continue this afternoon. and ahead at 6:00 this morning, we will check with nbc 10's katy zachry monitoring the wires and the video feeds coming in. a lot of new information including the new round of air strikes against isis. >> 5:47, 47 degrees.
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u.s. lawmakers are taking a lowser look at our national security today. the senate and house homeland security subcommittees will hold a joint hearing focusing on the u.s. secret service and evaluating protection practices. secret service direct ker jor j clancey is expected to testify. >> it was an act of kindness. a police officer buying boots for a homeless man. >> it was caught on camera. the video went viral. the officer is getting a special honor. he is a port authority officer. he was honored with a plaque for his selfless actions. >> i want to shake your hand. get him some shoes. so sweet. >> like what are you talking about. you may have seen this posted earlier this month showing a homeless man trying on boots after joiner bought them for him. the officer says he still is stunned at the public's response. >> i'm still shocked, you know.
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i'm still amazed about the fact that it's having this much impact. to me it would seem like the right thing to do. that's why i can't understand why is it getting so much attention. >> people continue to watch the video. so far 2 million people have seen it. women in the united states have a greater chance of losing a baby to preterm birth than almost anywhere in the world. the u.s. has the sixth highest number of babies born prematurely. today the march of dimes is working to raise awareness about stats as it marks world prematurity day. the march of dimes says the complications of preterm birth outranked all other causes as the number one killer of young children. more than 500,000 babies in the u.s. alone are born too soon. several buildings in philadelphia will be lit up in purple in recognition of world prematurity day. >> ten minutes before 6:00.
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it's a chilly start this morning and it's going to be a cooler day today. dry for our region. at least today. there is some wet weather that's on the way for later this week. on the way out the door, look at the chill in the air. it's colder this morning in allentown, northeast philadelphia, very similar to yesterday. 43 and 48 in millville. this is camelback. looking past the lights in the mountains, which could see some snow over the weekend. there is a chance a system will come together later on sunday. today, dry. but the rain that's on the way for thursday as part of this massive storm to the west producing snow in the rockies and heavy rain, potential for severe weather in the deep south with a cold front that will reach us on thursday and bring us colder weather for the weekend. late wednesday night, early thursday morning that rain moving into western pennsylvania, to the ohio valley, then it arrives during the day on thursday. could be some heavy downpours,
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could see an inch of rain in the area. then it sweeps out. colder air takes hold. and over the weekend doesn't look like much right now. we see the snow out west, wyoming, montana, that will come together with a chance of rain and possibly a bit of snow late sunday. this is the european model. this one is showing that rain will change over as colder air moves in, sunday evening as most likely to happen in the pocono mountains. we could see light snowfall in allentown. and accumulation of an inch is possible in the pocono mountains by early monday morning. we might see some flurries in philadelphia but if that comes together it will be mainly rain for us on sunday. for today, mainly sunshine. mostly sunny skies, cooler this afternoon. we won't hit 70. upper 50s this afternoon. chill in the air tomorrow, 42 degrees. a warm-up in the afternoon ahead of the rain on thursday. wet and windy and warmer, 67 the
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high. then we'll clear out and cool down friday, the chill is still in the air on saturday. look at the potential for a chilly rain for most of sunday. and sunday night a possibility of snowflakes changing over especially north and west. clearing out and cold monday. 49 degrees. >> bill, eight minutes before 6:00 now. let's get to you work before you gather all your stuff up, let's check the roads. >> sometimes it's hard to gather all of that stuff up and get out. >> so hard sometimes. especially when you get up after 3:00 in the morning. i won't mention who does that. on the boulevard now, heading out the door, no problems yet. northbound or southbound we're doing great. especially southbound toward the schuylkill expressway. that's typically where we see delays in the morning but we're good right now. so, and the rest of the drive times okay. we're not having problems yet on 95 and the schuylkill. that usually occurs in the next 15 or 20 minutes, after the 6:00
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hour. right now in the center city area we have no problems. southbound from the skook tool 95, we're at 14 minutes, also watch out if you're in montgomery county, barren hill road and center street a disabled vehicle on the shoulder. poor guy with a flat tire. >> hopefully he get s changed quickly. feeding the meter in philadelphia. we'll tell you how you'll soon be able to beat the ppa. coming up on the "today" show the actor will make what he calls a very personal announcement.
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starting this week you have a new way to feed the meter in philadelphia. don't you love that process. the philadelphia parking authority will launch a pay by phone parking app called meter up and goes live thursday morning. the ppa is going to give us more informationow this will work but here's what we know. you'll pay with your phone as soon as you park. you pay through your phone. and then the app will alert you when you're running out of time and you can reload the meter
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from wherever you are. you don't have to leave the restaurant or go put more coins or dollars i. meter up will start in four pilot zones across the city and will last for six months. then they may expand it. >> a local mall is dropping the fee to see santa. did you hear about this? did you know there was a mall charging to see the jolly old elf. parents, boy, they complained over the weekend. their complaints were heard. they were saying you can only sit on santa's lap if you bought a photo package. yesterday, though, after all of the complaints were heard around the globe the mall dropped the requirement. >> actor charlie sheen says he is getting read the make a revealing personal announcement this morning on the "today" show. the network has confirmed sheen's appearance but isn't giving any other details about what that announcement could be. there is a lot of speculation on
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other national media sites about his health. you can watch sheen sit down with matt lauer this morning on nbc 10. patti labelle, the pati edition. on my own. >> love it. >> i want one of these. i'm sure everyone does. that's part of the problem. good luck getting your hands on one of patti labelle's sweet potato pies. they have been sold out since that guy made that video. he is singing the praises of the philadelphia native's pies. walmart doesn't know when it's going to get another shipment. people are anxious to get more after that. you know, yesterday we told you were was excited because the oxford dictionary was going to name its word. it's not a word. it's one of those emojis.
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the tears of joy. officials say it best reflects the ethos, mood and preoccupations of 2015. i would agree with preoccupation. >> emojis are everywhere. >> this made up almost a fifth of all emojis used in the u.s. this year. >> i'd rather use this. >> i like the one that's like praise the lord. that emoji. >> high 10. emo emoji. >> could have been the word. >> or patty's pies. >> you're on your own on that. >> you're watching "nbc 10 news." "nbc 10 news today" at 6:00 a.m. starts right now. terror in paris, more raids, more air strikes, more searching for the people behind the attacks. we're following breaking news in the fight stop isis. >> we have a cool fall day on
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tap. we're tracking rain for later in the week. right now 47 degrees. 6:00 a.m. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. cooler, chillier out there today. let's get to meteorologist bill henley with his forecast. good morning. >> good morning. the wind has shifted. that's going to keep temperatures a lot chillier this afternoon. you can see the northeasterly winds at 10 miles an hour, stronger now in wilmington. 16-mile-an-hour breeze. that wind will be persistent during the day. so keeping a lid on our temperatures which in some areas are running chillier. pottstown, trenton, low 40s. it's 47 in millville, that's warmer than yesterday. middle 40s for roxborough, south philadelphia and northeast philadelphia at the airport at 46 degrees. we'll see some sunshine but you'll notice high clouds and check it out, the wind. that's the key. northeasterly or east-northeast winds will be steady into the afternoon. so we won't see

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