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an earlier accident that is right taking out lines in between girard and allegheny. they're pretty much cleared and have it under control. 13 minutes from woodhaven road to the vine street expressway. center city no problems there. we're okay on the vine street expressway. open on the schuylkill both directions east and westbound. 422 looks good. 8 minutes eastbound 29 to the schuylkill expressway average speeds into the 60s. we're following breaking news out of trenton. >> several homes and cars are on fire there. matt delucia is live for us at the scene. >> reporter: we just got here a few minutes ago. we can tell you the fire is just on the other side of this restaurant. i'm going to step out of the way. we're going kept far back because that fire still burning, you can see a lot of the smoke out in the distance. this is on wine berg place where
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we are right now is along olden avenue in trenton, the entire avenue is shut down, the fire trucks are here, they are encompassing several blocks around us right now. what i'm being told right now is that there are several homes involved and that one person was taken to the hospital possibly with spoke inhalation or asthmatic conditions, o ert than that we are not really hearing many reports of other injuries although we are expecting some conflicting reports that other people were taken to the hospital as well. we can tell you just over here to the left my photographer derek can show you this little restaurant at the corner, you can see some people inside, those are some of the displaced he is dents, there were a lot of evacuations here. there is a lot of smoke in the air. i've been talking with police, i'm also about to talk with the chief here of the fire department, he just came up to me and said he is going to give
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me an update in the next 30 minutes. hopefully i can get new information for you in the next 30. matt delucia nbc 10 news. a into i remember in burning in gloucester county on mahorter boulevard. three people were taken to the hospital with injuries. we will update on air and of course on the nbc 10 app. philadelphia police say the woman in this car is lucky to be alive after a tree toppled on to her car because of the gusty winds. this happened in east falls yesterday. the driver had be to rescued after the 40-foot tree fell on her car, this is on henry avenue. and the strong winds also created problems at philadelphia international airport. last night planes cannot take off because of the strong wind there. when the ground stop lifted there were arrival delays of more than an hour. this is a live look of course at philly international. we're checking on delays for you
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this morning so that you know what to expect if you're heading out early in thanksgiving holiday. be sure to stay tuned for a live report from the airport coming up in the next hour. happening today the bucks county man accused in a sex abuse case involving six amish sisters will be in court today. lee kaplan was arrested in june on charges of assaulting the oldest sister. police accused him of abusing five of the teen's younger sisters, the youngest victim is eight years of age. 39 degrees outside. in delaware county a local mayor is facing several charges including driving under the influence. we broke this story on sunday. chester officials tell nbc 10 around 4:00 a.m. friday upland borough mayor michael ciach rear-ended a parked car. officials say ciach ditched his car, wandered off on foot. police tracked him down and arrested him. he has served as upland
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borough's mayor for more than a decade. >> that's insane that a public figure can do that and just not have a care in the world. it's just unreal. >> authorities did release him and he will be mailed a summons for his arraignment. we've reached out to the mayor for comment but he has not yet responded. if you have the nbc 10 app you were one of the first to learn about the mayor's arrest you can download it free. before you leave the house get breaking news and exclusive content plus weather updates. today will not be a normal day at work in this real estate office. yesterday afternoon a car smashed into the front window of the office in west philadelphia, the owner of the company said he's hoping that the driver's insurance will take care of the damage. police told her the driver of the car said someone hit him sending his car into the building. in south jersey ntsb investigators will be in the bass river state forest looking into a deadly plane crash there. this plane was found yesterday after an hour's long stretch.
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state police had to ping the pilot's phone to find it. the pilot 75-year-old william lindley of beechwood died. no word yet from philadelphia international airport about what caused a strange odor on a plane yesterday. the american eagle flight to cincinnati was canceled because of the odor, the plane returned to the gate, everyone deplaned. mondays are always a little harder after an eagles loss. >> not a little bit, a lot harder, right. the first loss to the other birds in seattle yesterday, but the injuries the two people players could hurt the team for coming weeks. the front cover of the philadelphia daily news just about says it all. dull and void. birds show off their west coast blah-fense. >> jenkins tried to get his team fired up, let's show them how we
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play defense. the birds did the opposite, allowing the seahawks to post 26 points on them to their 15. >> things are never as bad or good as they seem. we will evaluate this game on the plane back and make the necessary adjustments into we had so many little mistakes every week, even when we win games we have so many mistakes that keep hurting us. >> here is one of those mistakes, zach earths who had a standout game except this, this touchdown was called back because of a penalty and then there was the ongoing issue of nelson ago a lor, one of his many mistakes from yesterday, dropped pass here. we will have moran o the eagles coverage throughout the morning. the eagles next game is a week from today,rl the birds will b back at the linc where they won every home game so far this year. nell pay a packers to lost to the redskins last night. a south jersey nuclear power plant is off line.
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>> behind out what happened at the nation ae's oldest facilityd what that means for its customers. and the holiday shopping season, we've done the research for you so you know what to shop for on black friday, but what shouldn't be wait to buy? you shouldn't wait to layer up this morning. it is cold, cold enough that they're making snow in the pocono mountains. 39 degrees at nbc 10. 4:37. look at the man made snowflakes blowing across the landscape there. that wind will be a key element to our forecast. neighborhood by neighborhood, hour by hour when we come back.
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good morning. jessica boyington with a quick check on the roads. we're starting on the schuylkill expressway, a downed tree make
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taking out a lane of skchuylkil expressway. they are losing the right shoulder part of the right lane on the eastbound side. this is traffic moving towards center city. only one lane getting by right now. one lane getting by, no major delays just because it's still early, if that stays there we might see delays into the early morning rush. also mrs. actively around aramingo avenue. north and southbound between lehigh and allegheny avenue. also a proceed obstruction reported up in upper moreland on easton and barrett road. mass transit no big problems on delays at least for right now for septa, new jersey transit. patco or amtrak. 20 minutes before 5:00. heading outside, this is what you will be heading out into, the strong gusty winds really shaking the camera, that's a
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live view of the train station. look at the flag really getting a work out, those cold gusty winds, the temperatures are in the 30s, those winds will be gusting close to 40 miles an hour. a blustery day, the winds will be increasing, 45 to 50 mile an hour winds are possible this afternoon. still going tonight. breezy and cold the temperatures this evening will be dropping into the 30s and we will be in the 30s overnight tonight. look at the winds. 17, 18, 23 miles an hour for coatesville, those are the current winds. during the day today those westerly or north-northwesterly winds 26 miles an hour in millville and wind gusts 40 to 50 miles an hour this afternoon. so the winds are not going to subside. the temperatures are above freezing so you might see a snow flurry blowing through the lehigh valley this morning as some clouds are blowing through the area but most of the day it will be dry. the temperatures will warm up. we will get breaks in the clouds
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and see sunshine. 37 degrees parkside, 39 degrees at the airport, northeast philadelphia bustleton 38 degrees. a slow arm up today. 30s to start with, just 40s this afternoon. look at those steady winds at 26 miles an hour with the stronger gusts touring the day. 34 in the suburbs, 40 degrees at lunchtime with the wind blowing it will feel colder than that. clouds and sunshine in the lehigh valley, a mostly cloudy morning, you will get breaks of sunshine, just the who is this afternoon with those same winds to 25 miles an hour at lunchtime and 23 miles an hour later this afternoon. the winds will come down tonight some but during the day it's going to be a blustery one for new jersey as well, 42 degrees at lunchtime. not a big warm up at the shore, got some cold spots this morning, low 40s at lunchtime and middle 40s this afternoon. the winds gusting stronger at
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the shore. 28 mile an hour steady winds, winds gust to go 50 miles an hour this afternoon. delaware clouds on and off through the day. 44 at 2:00, then the comes come down later in the day. look at the weekend forecast and maybe the thanksgiving forecast, too, when i come back in ten minutes. >> that would be excellent, bill. next we will take you state by state and county by county for a look at stories happening in your neighborhood. also celebrating an american tradition for the first time. from syria to sudan, 100 refugees got to experience thanksgiving inc %n philadelphi. and buy now or wait until black friday? we will help you make your holiday shopping plan by breaking down the best time to buy.
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breaking news we first told you about at 4:30. trenton firefighters are working to put out a fire at several homes, the flames broke out early in morning forcing people from their homes. matt delucia is gathering for information, we will check with him again in 15 minutes. so are you ready to shop? >> sometimes you are. black friday just days away, but should you wait for friday for the best deals? pamela os important is live for us with some expert advice. pam, we are all ears. >> more than 137 million people plan to shop thanksgiving weekend and with nearly six in ten people shopping for themselves retailers are paying close attention and they're offering great deals, but that's where it gets tricky. with so many discounts on so many different types of items it can be tough to navigate when to buy and when if you're shopping ahead of black friday.
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experts say you can get great deals on camping gear, grills, patio furniture, the best time to buy for that is right now. it's also a good idea to pick up things you may have missed during back to school. retailers are trying to get rid of their leftover supplies, you can get great deals on jeans and sneakers, we stopped by the cherry hill mall they tell us stores are already started rolling out some discounts but the best deals they say come this week. >> everybody wants to capture going to be spent over the weekend and so i think the retailers are not going to disappoint the consumers, you're going to see door busters, special gifts, special promotions, deep discounts 50%, 60% off in the stores. the key is for the consumers to be looking out for those sales and coming out early because a lot of those sales are time specific. >> the national retail federation expects retail sales
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to increase a solid 3.6% driving sales up over $655 billion. when i see you again next hour we will break down the list of what you should buy now and what you should wait for. i will explain why booking your flights for christmas now will save you the most money later. that's coming up at 5:45. i'm pamela osborne. 4:48. take you state by state and county by county for a look at some stories happening across our area. >> the ocean city is picking off a traffic safety awareness campaign. officers will focus on truck route violations. now through the end of the year the department will enforce other violations such as speeding, not wearing a seat belt, following other vehicles too closely and using a cellphone while driving. in all three counties in delaware duck hunting season reopens today, it runs through saturday. you do need a license to hunt and there is a limit on how many
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you can bag. for those details just head to our website at or open the nbc 10 app. pennsylvania attorney general elect josh shapiro will meet in allentown today with law enforcement officials and medical experts to discuss the opioid epidemic. in atlantic county troopsers will give away trurkees. it happens at the pennsylvania avenue school in atlantic city. troopers will pack bags and boxes of food. montgomery county an expose will help kret advance. lawmakers are hosting the event at the montgomery county community college in bluebell from 11:30 to 1:30. vets can learn about education and services available in the region. it is 10, 11 minutes before
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5:00 a.m. on monday leading up to one of the best holidays ever, thanksgiving. let's get you to work, first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington has that. >> one of the busiest and heaviest traveled week as well. wednesday is supposed to be one of the biggest travel days of the year. starting on the schuylkill expressway this morning, we do have some problems on the road. this is the schuylkill expressway on the eastbound side, there is a downed tree. police activity over on the schuylkill on the eastbound side taking out some of the right shoulder and some of the next lane over, one lane getting by right now with traffic that's moving towards center city. there is an obstruction on the road on easton road and barrett road and also watching this police activity closing a portion of aramingo avenue between clearfield and ann street. also checking in with the vine street expressway we're open both directions this morning, not dealing with that
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construction and we've seen broad street and the schuylkill you're good to go there. jessica, we saw that video we showed earlier of that tree toppling over in east falls and hitting that woman's car. it's windy out there. i don't know that that's going to happen today. with he hope not. >> it was howling overnight. i think it will continue. let's find out from the expert, meteorologist bill henley. >> it's going to get a little stronger. we're going to see winds increase as we go through the day today. not exactly light this morning, already wind gusts of near 40 miles an hour, that's a live view of those cold gusty winds. fortunately the temperatures are above freezing. 38 degrees right now in new jersey, 30s for mt. laurel, turnersville, clayton 37 degrees. pretty uniform temperatures. you do get that with the wind it mixes up the atmosphere so there are no really cold spots.
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princeton is right in line with hopewell township and a couple degrees warmer in sin ayman son. it is a bundle up kind of morning at the bus stop a few scattered clouds blowing you through the area, the temperatures just below freezing at quakertown, right at freezing for reading and just above for atlantic city. a cold start to start with, you can see the winds working this morning blowing clouds through the area, it's trying to produce a few snowflakes. the atmosphere is cold enough but the ground is not cold enough to keep any that might fall. these are very light flurries, might see a brief snowshower but i think we will say dry for most of the day and most of the week until we get to thanksgiving day, there is a storm that is in the west that is going to come our way first thing on thursday morning by early wednesday morning it's producing rain in chicago into southern missouri
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and farther to the south, that's our rain for thanksgiving day. so some changes ahead. for now you just have to bundle up. 45 degrees this afternoon in philadelphia, 47 on tuesday. winds will blow some clouds through the area on wednesday and 54 degrees a warmer day in spite of that rain in the morning on thanksgiving day, 54 degrees the high temperature on thursday and we are in the 50s as the clouds move out heading into the weekend. low 50s for saturday and sunday, back into the 40s on monday and another chance of showers next wednesday with a high of 55 degrees. we have new information about the deadly nj transit train crash. >> at 5:00 hear what federal investigators will do this week after hearing that the engineer at the controls of the wrecked train suffered from a dangerous sleep discord. and next hear why today is so special for the city of philadelphia and rocky balboa. what's thanksgiving without
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football? now is your chance to vote for the nbc 10 high school blitz game of the week which we will pro follow thanksgiving at 6:00 p.m. rid will he and interboro. lenape and shawnee. you can vote on the nbc and
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a south jersey nuclear plant is shut down because of a turbine problem. the ocean creek plant was taken offline sunday morning but officials say it will not affect electric service to its 600,000 customers. technicians are repairing and testing the system before it can return to service. it is the oldest operating nuclear power plant in the united states, it is scheduled to be shut down in 2019. thanksgiving came early for hundreds of older assaults in philadelphia. >> septa held its annual thanksgiving dinner for older adults who might otherwise spend the holiday alone.
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hundreds of guests dined on the favorite yesterday. the food was donated by a number of vendors at reading terminal market. >> this is a traditional thanksgiving dinner with turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, gravy, desserts, it's a really great feast for really great people. >> along with the food dancing and door prizes seniors got their pictures taken for septa's senior id cards. another holiday tradition this weekend in northeast philadelphia. crowds braved the windy weather for the annual holmes berg thanksgiving parade. this year's theme, 40 years of memory. take a look at the surprise welcome home for a hero of south jersey. yeah, they're yelling, blowing whistles, family, friends and neighbors came out tox air force major tim banks back
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to medford. he just returned from the middle east. it was his fifth deployment overseas. >> it was amazing to be able to go out there and do that for my country and even more amazing to come back to the support and it makes future deployments looking so much better. >> we thank you for your service. operation yellow ribbon organized yesterday's surprise. happening today movie fans will celebrate the 40th anniversary of a film that helped change people's view of philadelphia. >> on this date in 1976 "rocky" opened in theaters for the first time, the story of a down on his luck prize fighter helped lead philadelphia to be identified as the city of underdogs. it also made the art museum steps forever famous. decades later fans still create the iconic run up the steps t spawned five sequels and one spinoff. join the conversation, share
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with us on social media -- i love the music, too. our twitter addresses are right there on your screen. >> when he chased the chicken. if you can catch the chicken you can catch creed. >> yeah, that was good. >> actually, that was rocky 2 or 3 or 4, i'm not sure, i think it was 1, though. now for more of the stories we're following now. breaking news, several homes are on fire right now in trenton. we will take you live to the scene for an update. burglary investigation, police want to know why two men were seen trying to climb into a window in philadelphia's city hall. playing an egg. the eagles were embarrassed by the seattle seahawks and some of his miscues. now they are dealing with key injuries. it is just about 5:00 a.m., good morning on this monday, welcome to nbc 10 news today i'm vai sikahema. >> and i'm tracey davidson.
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let's begin with meteorologist bill henley. bill, those winds are blustery. >> indeed. winds gust to go near 40 miles an hour already this morning and i expect them to get a bit stronger during the day. they just settled down a little in c[b1÷philadelphia, it was 26 an hour wind last hour, now it's 18 mile an hour winds, still a pretty considered wind blowing jersey, 18 hours there lehigh valley. 25 plaur winds blowing through wilmington. scattered clouds will ride through the area on the winds. the winds at 20 miles an hour at 6:00, but the winds will be gusting to 35 miles an hour and at 9:00 we could see 40 mile an hour winds possibly gust to go near 50 miles an hour as we go into the afternoon. we will see the temperatures climb but not into the 50s like we would normally get this time of year. 45 degrees the high temperature for philadelphia, look at the who is for delaware, lehigh valley and new jersey and not much


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