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nbc 10 news starts now. just more than a week since the deadliest mass shooting in american history, the senate rejects four new gun control measures. right now nbc 10 first alert radar tracking a line of showers moving in from the northwest. there's a threat of more wet weather for parts of our area later this afternoon. plus, cool off. we're in for another day of heat and humidity. senior citizens have two chances to cool off with free fans today. it's already 75 degrees, 4:30 this morning. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. let's talk more about those showers, tracking showers moving in with meteorologist bill henley with his first alert neighborhood forecast. a look at conditions right where
you live. bill? >> tracy, it's already busy. we're watching showers and thunderstorms that rolled through delaware. now it's south jersey, the vineland area getting some downpours in the area. you can see spots where it's coming down heavier. this line of showers is moving to the southeast at 20 miles an hour. that's going to take it into egg harbor by 5:30 this morning. so heavy weather to start with. but it is drying out for now in philadelphia. another round of showers and thunderstorms, look at that active line that is crossing interstate 80 right now. north of allentown. this line is on the move and it's going to be impacting our area in just a short time. it will arrive in the lehigh valley first. but right now it is 76 degrees. no sign of that rain just yet in easton. 79 degrees by 10:00 this afternoon. showers and thunderstorms, they're rolling through new jersey right now. clouds are over philadelphia. we're at 76 degrees. we'll see some showers move
through this morning, 78 degrees with breaks of sunshine at 9:00. not going to be an all-day rainfall. we will get breaks in the showers and thunderstorms but there's still a possibility of late afternoon storms. it will all combine to keep us below the 90 degree mark, something that hasn't happened the last couple days. at the shore, a chance of seeing showers and thunderstorms there. 87 degrees this afternoon for delaware and into philadelphia. also into the upper 80s today. we'll go through the forecast hour by hour, region by region when i'm back in ten minutes. let's see how the traffic is looking on a tuesday morning. jessica boyington with first alert traffic. >> thanks, bill. we are watching the schuylkill expressway right now, just near the vine street expressway. the on ramp. one of the last ramps to be still be blocked off. i checked in with our cameras around the vx have many and 24th street. there are cars moving through the area. they are removing some of the last of the signs as you can see with police activity on the scene.
more construction crews there as well. this ramp should be open shortly. small delays because of that and the ramp closures. we're in the process of that opening for the tacony palmyra. that was scheduled for 4:15. we're about 15 minutes into that. no problems getting over the area bridges on the ben or the walt. 422 looks great. eastbound drive time, hasn't budged yet, eight minutes from 29 to the schuylkill with speeds into the 60s. gun control legislation rejected, despite a renewed push for stricter gun laws in the wake of the terror in orlando. the senate voted against four new measures. nbc 10's katy zachry is live in the digital operations center with a close look at the vote. katy? >> let's break it down, tracy. the six senators from our area voted along party lines last night. democrats supportedç the two bills proposed by democrats, republican backed the two less restrictive gun measures sponsored by their party. all four gun control bills failed to pass the u.s. senate last night after more than a week of lawmakers vowing to make change. one bill wanted to bar anyone on
the terror watch list from buying a new gun. another proposed stronger background checks for gun shows and internet sales and internet gun sales. this comes after intense debate between lawmakers following the nightclub massacre in orlando. last night, the head of the national rifle association said stronger gun laws would not have prevented last week's tragedy or others we've seen. >> laws didn't stop them in boston. laws didn't stop them in san bernardino where you had every type of gun control law you could have and it didn't stop them in paris where people can't even own guns. >> i am angry. i am frustrated but i, like my fellow senators standing with me now, will not let this finite defeat undermine our determination to close these gaping loopholes. >> you'll hear from senators more at length about why they say they aren't surprised the votes ended this way, even in the wake of the worst mass
shooting in u.s. history. live in the digital operations center, katy zachry, nbc 10 news. 4:34 right now. 75 degrees outside. today police in delaware county are going to pretend there are active shooters in two schools so they can test their response. haverford township police will simulate at st. coleman-john nuemann school. the object of the exercise is to test the department's capabilities, show the school staff what to expect and provide real world training to officers. police in bucks county hope surveillance video will help test the vandal who slashed tires on dozens of cars. take a good look at this. these are a few grainy images at lafferty chevrolet in warminster. you can just make out one person moving through the parking lot there. 27 trucks were targeted around 3:00 saturday morning. in all, 99 tires were slashed.
total damage, more than $22,000. >> it was done very quickly. he probably was here three minutes, four minutes, if that. >> and several other businesses on and ott street road. peco will distribute free box fans to seniors. this afternoon at 1:00, the company will give out 100 fans at the secenter in the park in germantown. the sign says stop. drivers, ask yourselves, do you really stop? a north jersey man caught countless drivers blowing right past. how one camera did more than grab the attention of locals.
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good morning, everyone. jessica boyington check on your first alert traffic. right now we're batching the blue route around the germantown pike on ramp. no big problems or delays in either direction. we're watching construction over the admiral wilson boulevard. heading into new jersey from the ben franklin bridge area eastbound between the boulevard and airport circle, some lanes lost there. still on the way back down from that earlier opening on the tacony palmyra that was scheduled for 4:15.
expect small residual delays there. take the betsy ross as your alternate. you should be fine once you get out the door. no problems on the walt or the ben. mt. laurel, route 73 around the new jersey turnpike, one lane getting by if you're headed southbound towards the berlin area for ongoing construction. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> here it is, the first morning of summer and we're already tracking some summer storms. they're not in north wildwood just yet. it won't be long. we'll see rain and likely lightning, too. these thunderstorms are moving to the southeast at 20 miles an hour. it won't be long, crossing delaware bay right now, heading into cape may. just minutes away. another line of showers, that's moving northwest of allentown right now. those heavy storms with quite a bit of lightning will move through the lehigh valley and into berks county andç then towards the philadelphia area,
they'll swing through this morning and we'll get a break before another round of showers and thunderstorms is likely. you can see the heavy downpours along interstate 80 at this time. 76 degrees, dry in philadelphia. 80s by 10:00 this morning. the good chance we'll see afternoon storms with temperatures that will climb into the 80s, possibly the low 90s this afternoon. for the suburbs, 73 degrees to start with. we'll get showers first thing this morning and then a chance of some late afternoon storms. 82 degrees late this afternoon. the lehigh valley will see the storms this morning and then a break. in fact, a good deal of sunshine. 78 degrees, low 80s this afternoon. you may be storm-free during the afternoon hours after the line moves through this morning. it's a different story in new jersey for starters at 74 degrees. clouds will be around but some sunshine, too, to warm temperatures into the 80s starting at 10:00. the threat of showers increasing as we go into the afternoon and into the evening hours. the shore, getting showers first
thing this morning and then a break in the clouds, 79 degrees. another round of showers this afternoon into this evening. there's a greater threat that south jersey at the shore and for delaware we'll see some strong thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening. we'll see some sunshine before that happens. low 80s by lunch time today. and more storms later this week. we'll take a look at those with the ten-day outlook when i'm back in ten minutes. tracy? 4:42. trump campaign shake-up. the presumptive republican nominee replaced his campaign manager. plus, this horse survived injuries, illness and a paint ball attack. next, we have sad news about the animal that jon stewart and his wife gave a new lease on life.
is stolen right outside his jock. that's when the lumberton police stepped up. here is the surveillance camera. the bike belonged to the soon to be dad used to get to and from work. >> i love my job. and to steal from goodwill, it's -- you know, we're trying to do something good. >> lumberton police want anyone with information on the stolen bike to contact them. today in california, the lawyer for dozens of bill cosby's accusers will testify in support of a victims' rights bill. gloria allred supports the measure which gets rid of the statute of limitations for sexual assault cases. cosby is accused of molesting
constand who worked for temple university. the defense says the contacts with consensual. the prosecution says cosby drugged constand so she couldn't give consent. cosby and lawyers are expected to be back in montgomery county court on july 7th to question constand before his trial. president obama will visit walter reed national medical center in washington. this is the president's second trip this year to the nation's largest military hospital. now to decision 2016. a man faces charges after authorities said he tried to grab a police officer's gun so he could assassinate donald trump. here's video of the incident at the trump rally. this is las vegas on saturday. police arrested michael sanford. nbc news reports that sanford told the secret service he wanted the gun to, quote, shoot and kill trump. and he said if he gets out, he'll try it again. a judge denied sanford bail. yesterday, the presumptive
republican nominee fireds had campaign manager, corey lewandowski, seen here on the left. he made headlines in march when he grabbed a reporter after a trump event. reports say lewandowski clashed with other top advisers and trump's children who wanted the presidential candidate to have a more polished image. meantime in another shake-up, a trump adviser quit after he tweeted ding dong, the witch is dead. michael caputo handed out communications for trump's caucus team. caputo later apologized to the campaign for that tweet. the fund-raising gap between donald trump and hillary clinton is raising questions about trump's ability to compete this fall. clinton's latest fund-raising report shows the presumptive republican nominee starting june with $42 million in the bank. trump's war chest had just more than 1 million. that includes a loan from trump himself. the latest figures appear to yunt cut trump's comments that money is pouring into the
republican party. democrats say hillary clinton's search for a running mate meantime is getting more intense. they say the team is starting to set up interviews with a short list of candidates. that list appears to include massachusetts senator elizabeth warrenáç virginia senator tim kaine and hud secretary julian castro. online shaming used to make the streets safer. what do you think about this? this is shawn pokey. he caught on camera in jersey city driver after driver blowing through a stop sign in the family filled neighborhood. >> i rolled for an hour and a half. when i got back i counted up all the cars that were going through the intersection. i count 100 plus. >> in 90 minutes? >> in 90 minutes. >> he posted the video on youtube and facebook. it got swift action from jersey city. public works trimmed the trees around the stop sign, moved one
sign to make it more visible and added a stop sign ahead sign. police were also posted at the int intersection pulling over drivers and ticketing them. speaking of driving, let's get you to work. first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> we're watching 95 around girard avenue right now. no big problems or delays. a 13-minute time headed southbound from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. you can see the southbound lanes having no big delays or problems there at least for right now. we've watched a lot of ongoing construction this morning. here's more over in delaware. this is 495 northbound, the off and off ramps are closed around exit 4. keeping it in delaware on 95, a different part of 95 through delaware. ten minutes north and southbound from 295 frto 495 with speeds i the mid-60s. more updates in the next ten minutes. now your nbc 10 first alert neighborhood weather with meteorologist bill henley.
>> we're watching two areas for showers and thunderstorms this morning. one of them is cape may. this is a live view from the marquis de lafayette hotel. you can see the wind blowing, the flags, look closely, have seen flashes of lightning here. no surprise, the showers and thunderstorms are not far away. there's cape may. look at this line of storms. it's moving to the southeast at 20 miles an hour. within minutes, it's going to be arriving in cape may. quick-moving showers and thunderstorms. you'll see heavy downpours briefly as that line moves through and keeps going offshore. then there's one other area that we're watching right now for near-term showers and thunderstorms. that's easton area. dry right now. storms just to the north. they're crossing interstate 80 right now. the allentown area has seen scattered light showers. you'll likely see storms roll through this morning. with those storms and heavy downpours, there's been quite a bit of lightning, though not as much in the last few minutes as
in the last half our or so. we're likely to see heavy downpours roll through the lehigh valley. that won't be the end of it. as we go into the afternoon hours, we will get a break from this heavy weather at that time with some breaks of sunshine to warm us into the upper 80s. that warm air and humid air, too, is just fuel for more storms. watch what happens as we go into the afternoon. 2:30 this afternoon. a very active situation for delaware and south jersey especially. and the shower activity will reach into the suburbs and the lehigh valley. but the best chance of seeing some thunderstorm activity will be to the south in delaware and south jersey. that will continue into the afternoon hours and possibly into the evening hours as well. keep an eye on the sky today. 88 degrees this afternoon. occasional showers and thunderstorms will getç around this morning and then a break and then another round popping up this afternoon. by tomorrow, though, we are drying out. the wind will be picking up, a
breezy day. sunshine and the humidity comes way down for tomorrow. 85 degrees, the high temperature. another round of storms and potentially heavy weather again on thursday. that will keep us cooler, 82 degrees. it clears out. good timing here for friday and the weekend. that will lead to a first summer weekend being a warm one. 85 friday, 86 degrees on saturday. upper 80s for sunday and monday. then more much-needed rainfall on the shy side as it comes to rain lately. we'll get more for tuesday, wednesday and into thursday. comedian jon stewart and his wife are mourning the loss of a horse they recently adopted in pennsylvania. the white mare was euthanized yesterday after falling and breaking a bone. the 35-year-old horse was found at a pennsylvania auction house back in march covered in paint. animal cruelty officials reported the horse was shot with paint balls. but its former owner says the animal was use as a canvas at
children's finger painting parties. gun control rejected. four proposed law changes were voted down last night. next in a live report at 5:00, we'll take a closer look at how local lawmakers voted on that. latte lawsuit. hear who is taking starbucks to court because of the size of their drinks. at longhorn steakhouse, we know there's nothing better than a steak and an ice cold beer. if there was, we would have made this commercial about that. longhorn's grilled tastes of summer. our new smoky pepper crusted filet with shrimp. our new grilled hawaiian salmon. and our famous outlaw ribeye. tonight. only at longhorn steakhouse. you can't fake steak. for lunch, try our steakhouse burger or any steakhouse lunch combo starting at $7.
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only fios can. good morning, everyone. jessica boyington watchingç fit alert traffic. right now we're checking out the boulevard around fox street. no problems or delays. of course, still a little bit early for that. we will check in with more of your majors when i come back in the 5:00 hour. five minutes before 5:00 right now. parents of special needs students say their children are not safe in philadelphia public schools. they're calling on the school district to take action. last night in south philadelphia, dozens of parents voice their concerns to school district officials and to police. they're concerned with what they
claim is a rise in injuries. missing children and lack of services at several schools. parents say if something isn't done, they plan to protest to bring more awareness to the issue. >> we're very angry about most autistic children and disabled children not being safe in the public school system. there is no protocol for alopement or the fire department to know where these kids are because they're hold their ears during alarms and usually hide. >> a spokesperson said they will review the information and get back to us today. apple is supposed to send out millions of dollars in settlement money. it stems from a federal lawsuit that alleged apple conspired with e-book publishers. apple fought the $400 million settlement for years but announced yesterday it will start payouts today. payments will be either sent
directly to your itunes account or a check will be mailed depending on how you responded to an earlier survey. a courtroom battle is brewing for starbucks. a federal judge has given the go-ahead for two separate lawsuits. the plaintiffs claim starbucks overcharges customers by systematically serving lattes that are 25% too small based on a recipe they adopted in 2009 in order to save money on milk. starbucks says the lawsuits are without merit. we want to hear your reaction. do you think you get xwim -- skimped on coffee? be part of the conversation. weinstein is currently serving as the state's cyber security director. in his new post he will focus on cyber security threats and opportunities for the state to
make technological advancements. >> as technology changes so too must the way our government employees technology. i refuse to accept what too many people have consider true, that government will always lag behind the private sector when it comes to technological innovations. >> christie said his administration will invest $10 million to protect the state against cyber threats. there's a program coming to wilmington neighborhoods that needs safe havens for kids. >> hundreds of kids will have a place to go this summer because the boys and girls club is restarting a summer program in hedgeville and browntown neighborhoods. pulaski will host one of the programs. these programs can keep kids busy and off the streets. >> if there's nothing to do, it could be very dangerous.
they could get into anything. that's where the shootings and killings are probably coming from. >> the 7záááunity's original jackson street boys club has been closed for the past several years. they are looking into renovating and re-opening the original building. >> so needed for the summer months. >> kids are off, parents aren't. that's where the boys club steps in. you're watching nbc 10 news. "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. >> nbc 10 news starts now. >> and right now on "nbc 10 news today," firefight and hazmat crews rushed to the scene in center city after a fire breaks out in this high-rise office building. >> gun control rejected. the u.s. senate shuts down all four bills aimed at reform of the nation's gun control policy. we'll tell you what these measures would have changed and how your senator voted. we're tracking showers this morning and later this
afternoon. we take a look at the first alert weather radar on the first full day of summer, temperatures will be in the high 80s. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. 5:00 a.m. already 75 degrees and already bill is watching a lot on the first alert radar. what are you seeing? >> an active scene in cape may. we're seeing lightning as thunderstorms are moving into cape may. still looks dry on beach avenue. but not for long. there you can see lightning. active storms crossing delaware bay and moving right into the cape may area. heavy downpours as well. that's just the first spot we're watching. the other one is north of philadelphia. so far dry in philadelphia. look at the line of showers and heavy thunderstorms with rainfall rates of more than an inch and a third an hour. those are moving towards the allentown area. expect those in allentown within minutes. the rainfall is not as heavy as it was 20 minutes ago. those are strong storms with heavy downpours. it's not going to