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london. let's get right to nbc 10 ea's deanna durante to see how the fire department is trying to keep you safe. >> reporter: investigators here at the spring garden headquarters did hold a news conference a little while ago along with the mayor and red cross announcing if you need free smoke detectors they are available to everyone and also stressing the orns of having an escape plan so you and your family can get out quickly. going door to door. >> we feel every fire death and every injury. our hearts really do go out to those survivors, to the families. >> despite the flames, firefighters were able to bring one child from the home. even if the house had working smoke detectors that only gives the family less than two minutes to get out alive. >> help is on the way for those
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who live nearby. they will give out 9,000 free smoke detectors this yeefr. the red cross will give out even more. >> reporter: that's only part of what's need ed ed to e prevent loss of life. the mayor and red cross are urging you to check in on elderly neighbors to make sure they have escape routes and so do local families. practice fire prevention never leaving cooking items unattended. the cause will take time to. figure out. the building is so badly damaged investigators can't get inside for a better look. but this it fire did not have to be deadly. it's demoralizing. folks do feel this. i was at the scene. it's a tragedy. we stood there as we brought out the victims.
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it's just -- it leaves us speechless. >> investigators say you should be checking in with your neighbors. it can spark fires quickly. deanna durante, nbc 10 news. you saw the cloudy sky there is. turning to our forecast, a dreary day outside as we look live at the skyline. on and off showers, the cloudy skies remain. definitely not the prettiest conditions for the commute home. tomorrow the temperatures will start climbing. we're also monitoring a possible thunderstorm threat. tr that let's go to glenn schwartz with more on that. >> we have the clouds and the fog that's going to be getting more dense over the next hours. but at the same time, that is
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helping to prevent the strong thunderstorm thunderstorms. going to start seeing some delays at the airport as visibility goes down. this is the last of the showers moving offshore. it was severe earlier, but it moves into this cool, cloudy, stable flow. it just dies out. this is not quite dying out. we still have some rain. it was down and redeveloped near long port. some of that on the heavy side. but this is what we have been tracking. that's good news. we don't need any severe thunderstorms, but the fog is going to be the story when you get up in the morning.
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we'll tell you when it's going to break up and the temperatures go up with the forecast coming up. >> the impact of the latest twitter tirade honing in on germany. following a series of summit meetings with european leaders, the president sent this tweet saying we have a massive trade deficit with germany. plus they pay far less than they should on nato and military. very bad for u.s. this will change. >> the u.s. has a trade deficit as the president talked about, but some argue the relationship benefits us as well creating jobs here at home. the question is how will politics and pressure change things. on south street, there are offerings in german language on the wall and beer at the ready.
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>> specialize in all things german. the owner was born in germany and grow up in philadelphia. >> a kl of the german, american population. >> he's built a niche here, but worries how a changing germany relationship could affect the bottom line when he needs german ims for his menu. >> it's coming in and out of the region. it's a lot >> the german american chamber of commerce in philadelphia says talk suspect turning enough to solutions. she says a trade agreement that had been in the works under president obama. >> now it is kicked out of the water, which i find unfortunate. >> the spokesman today said president trump used germany and
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europe as important allies. >> during his conversations at nato and at the summit, he needs to improve our relationship. >> doug haeger expects the german relationship to be a topic of conversation that will come up a lot more. >> getting my attention for sure. >> any additional tariff could be passed on to you. whether we're talking beer or cars or parts that go in the cars t goes into the country it could cost you more to buy them. >> thank you. tonight the white house is responding to a new controversy with president trump's son-in-law and adviser jared kushner. according to several reports, the fbi is focusing on kushner's meeting with the russian banker. he's been in the spotlight for trying to set up a secret back channel line of communications with russia. the press secretary e questioned where the information in these reports is coming from.
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>> i'm not going to get into what the president did or did not discuss. what the question assumes is a lot of facts that are not substantiated by anything but anonymous sources so far being leaked out. new at 6:00, the former local fire chief is pleading guilty to charges he distributed child porn from a department computer. the state announced the plea deal for john toruso. he stored and distributed hundreds of child pornography images from inside the fire station. he was arrested in june of 2015. they will recommend six years in prison. philadelphia's kensing on to neighborhood, a shooting is being investigated that left a 14-year-old dead. she was found in the 2000 block of orleans. he died tr his injuries. a second teen was found on birks
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street shot in the shoulder. he's expected to be okay. so far no arrests in the case. a 7-eleven employee is recovering after he was shot on the job. two masked men entered the store and demand money from the clerk. one of the robbers shot the clerk in the shoulder when he couldn't open a register quickly enough. one person of interest has been taken into custody. jury deliberations resume today in the trial of a man accused of killing his 3-year-old son. today the jurors spent more than three hours asking questions and looking at evidence against dj creato including the police interrogation video and dj's social media activity. league experts say the jury could be focusing more ob concrete evidence like those reports. >> new at 6:00, police officers are learning a secondcr langua.
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it's part of a partnership between the partnership. that's a nonprofit group that helps members of the hispanic community. they get a free lesson and do some role-playing and learn about the culture. > . >> that's how we express. >> the instructor sent officers approached issues dealing with language barriers in the community. the course is lowering their stress level and making it easier for them to communicate. the site of the worst commercial nuclear plant accident in american history is about to close. the owner of three mile island says the plant will shut down in 2019. this comes nearly 50 years after an equipment failure and
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operator errors led to a partial meltdown of one reactor. they have seen five years of steady financial loss 37. this thursday two coal fired power plants in new jersey will shut down. the mercer and hudson jgeneratin stations are closing due to steep competition from the natural gas industry. employees were notified of the pending slowtures lst year. the plants are located in hamilton township and jersey city. fans of the rocky statue got in their last photo ops before the statue was close d off toda. crews in philadelphia's parks and reck department cordoned off the statue to make improvements to it. later this week, they will be installing some orn the l fencing and replacing paving on the ground. >> it's rocky that's sim a symbol. >> i had to come out and see it. >> the statue will be off limits
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for the next two weeks. in the meantime, visitors can still run the art museum steps. >> from two weeks to complete, to two years to complete, an expansion in winwood will l the side size of the emergency department. this is what it will look like in two years. ahead on nbc 10 news at 6:00, deciding its fate. in less than an hour, we could know if a new ski resort will come to pennsylvania. just in time for summer, a popular jersey shore city is telling drivers to slow down. >> it's a dangerous se situat n situation. >> reporter: why some think the push for a lower speed limit goes beyond safety. and i'm tracking the increasing, some storms and then warmer weather. the impact for where you live, next in my neighborhood forecast.
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drivers in a popular jersey shore community need to ease a bit off the gas just in time for summer. they have dropped the speed limit on one of its busiest streets. they are citing safety, but some wonder if money also motivated the move. ted greenberg with the story.
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>> reporter: atlantic avenue n the busy summer season and is dangerous combination of cars, bikes, joggers and walkers. >> try to cross the street and whoa, they are going way too fast. >> reporter: city leaders are trying to reduce the risk of accidents on this congested street running the length of the community parallel to the beach. the speed limit just lowered this month on atlantic avenue from 35 to 25 miles per hour. >> people seem to be out of control. if we can save one person tr having an accident, this decision is well worth it. >> my father has been in a bicycle accident. i'm happy for the safety meas e measures. >> reporter: on social media one suggestion that enforcement of the slower speed limit could lead to an increase in revenue for the city and some people said off camera they also believe money might have been a contributing factor, not so says the mayor.
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>> farthest thing from the truth. we don't like to write tickets. it's all about safety. >> reporter: it runs through the neighbors and the speed limit already was 25 miles per hour. but and they will watch to see how this summer goes to inform their thinking in the future. beyond the new lower sole mate. in center city a final send off for a beloved restaurant. little pete's closed its 17th street diner because of redevelopment in the area. the owners threw a farewell party. it opened in the late '70s.
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a meeting set for tonight to determine the fate of a new ski lodge. will discuss plans for a six story, 135-room hotel connected to summit lodge. it features the hot springs spa powered by the penn east pipeline. the meet today over atlantic city. that did not stop boaters from hitting the water. they took some of the boats out. the good news is some major changes. >> a lot of them were staying put. >> that's the live picture of philadelphia. you can't see the tall buildings because the low clouds. but at least you can see across
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the river. by tomorrow morning, you may not be able to see that. that's when the fog gets more dense. keeping the temperature down, it's only 62 for high today in philadelphia. didn't even get that warm. at the shore, it's 59 at summers point in ocean city. 61 in cape may point. that's going to be one of the cool spots in our area. near 80 degrees late tomorrow. inland and then 80s on friday. thunderstorms and a chance tonight, but coming later on wednesday and wednesday evening. and sunshine for thursday. finally. now the radar showing the last of the rain moving off the
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coast. and the stuff from central pennsylvania weakening and we just saw the story on march gate is running. these storms have really weakened as they crossed central pennsylvania. they move into this cool, dense air and that causes the storms to fall apart. but we could see a few showers or a little bit of drizzle in parts of the area tonight. and then tomorrow temperatures get 79 degrees by late in the day. the fog all morning, no rain on thursday or friday leaves temperatures getting up to 80 or near 80s. we have two really nice days and you're also going to probably like saturday for the most part. near 80 degrees. the shower threat is basically
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at night. sunday looks to be the rainy, cooler day of the weekend. i'm john clark. coming up, one of the high eest paid players is back at practice. we'll listen to him on why he skipped last week's workouts. more phillies sitting tonight and some obnoxious behavior at the french open. that's next. ♪
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i'm john clark from csn. eagles back to work after the holiday weekend. a bunch of birds weren't there today, but fletcher cox is back with the team. take a look at him. it created a a lot of debate
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with eagles fans. should he have been there at voluntary practice. he's the highest paid defensive player, but he's here now and spend iing time with his family. >> it was at the time my family can take off work and it's a time i get to spend with them and back again, that's what's important. football and my family is very important to e me. it means a lot. the contract i got last year, they know what type of guy i am. i got a lot of respect from guys in the locker room. you expect that. i also expect those guys to respect me. >> one guy who has impressed eagles coaches is derek barnett. defensive coordinator jim schwartz says he can get around a tackle and get really low. and get to the quarterback. like this. he's really impressed with the consistency of derek bringing that pass rush every game. jim has impressed the sack record at tennessee.
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>> any time you turn around and look at that 92. any time it can break any record that that guy has, it's going to get your attention pretty quick. played right away as a true freshman at the university of tennessee. we're really excited about him. >> the phillys are going to sit him against tonight in miami. manager pete mccann nonsays they thought about sending franco to aaa. the phillies are 17-32. let's go to the french open. take a look at this. maxine has been kicked out of the french open during an interview. he repeatedly started kissing the female reporter and pulling her towards him. it hfs not a live interview, she would have punched him. martine was celebrating his opponents fault too much. when he won and went to shake hands, he's like, na, i'm not
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shake iing your hand. no love in this tennis match. >> we go from a lot of love in the previous video to no love. didn't joe namath didn't do something similar to a reporter? >> yeah, but not to that degree. >> he said he wanted to but didn't go forward with it. now for a look at what's coming up at 11:00. sending a message with underwear. why a group of protesters made this unusual delivery to this police department. donald tmeet phil murphy,by former goldman sachs bankers. another wall street banker running for governor, whose firm helped trigger the financial meltdown that put millions out of work and out of their homes. murphy's trying to buy the election, paying off new jersey bosses.
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not back today. that's for sure. we'll get better. later in the week, the beginning of the weekend, so tomorrow starts off with fog, but in the l afternoon, the sun peeks out. maybe a late day thunderstorm. thursday, friday, beautiful saturday. sunday goes downhill again.
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>> thank you for watching. i'm jacqueline london. up next is "nbc nightly news." i'll see you back here at 11:00.


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