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in puerto rico. right now, the frantic fight to get off the island. and fast food fraud. why you might need to check your bank statement this morning. 5:00 a.m. on the nose. welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. hot and huggy. let's get right to meteorologist krystal klei with the most accurate weather forecast. >> i'm sick of saying hot and muggy. we're only going to have to do it once more. then i'm not going to do it anymore. we're looking at temperatures at 72 in philadelphia, 74 in millville. 69 in mt. holly. reading at 67. again, upper 60s, low 70s. these are tuactually warmer tha yesterday to start. it's easy to get into the 80s and close to 90 in the afternoon. like i said, only one more day. then we're going to start to cool things down and dry us out. it's going to feel much more fall-like out there as we end the workweek. here's the radar and satellite. it's not showing it off well, but there are low clouds around
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the area and even patchy fog that's popped up over mostly areas near the coastline. those are areas where the dew point matches the temperature. the temperature in the southern portions of the viewing area, in the 70s. look at the dew points -- there you go. 70s. millville at 73. atlantic city, 72. philadelphia, 67. pottstown, 66. you might be saying what does that mean. 65 to 70, muggy. 70 and above, more tropical, sticky conditions out there. that's how it's going to feel today. we are cooling down, though. also feeling some of the impacts of tropical storm maria. we'll talk more about that coming up in just a bit. right now, we'll go to traffic and jessica boyington. starting out moving through center city on the vine street expressway now. we're open, and we've been open so far all week long in both directions westbound and eastbound. our cameras around 24th showing the easy drive, easy commute through center city. again, both directions look good there. and we're also watching the schuylkill expressway. i've been following construction
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projects, one near south street. around the 30th area, too, if you're headed eastbound. another one on the westbound side near route 202 approaching the scene. we have lane restrictions in both directions. now, drive times up affected because it's so early. we're not seeing much moving through the area. both should clear by 6:00 no matter what. for now, you can look at both sides, 12 minutes for each drive time east and west from the blue route to the vine street expressway. back to you. it's 5:02. house sitter, mother, and now murder victim. shawnique carter was found beaten to death inside a south jersey home over the weekend. now police are searching for her killer. pleats say carter -- police say carter had been house sitting in woodbury, gloucester county. kids were in the home when she was killed. >> matt delucia with more from woodbury police station. tell us what the family is saying. >> reporter: there's anger, sadness, and frustration from the victim's family. also neighbors on that block where this murder happened.
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this as police try to catch a killer. we spoke with the victim's cousin who told us this -- >> whoever you are, i forgive you. our family forgives you. and we just want to see justice be done. plain and simple. >> reporter: justice for 26-year-old shawnique carter. a mother from camden who was house sitting on hopkins street here in woodbury over the weekend when someone beat her to death. we're told the victim's 5-year-old son and another child were in the house at the time. it's not clear what they saw when this happened it. we have been talking with neighbors the past couple of days. they say they are worried with a killer on the loose. >> none of my neighbors heard or saw anything. that's scary. that's really scary. i have children. so i'm really concerned. >> i'm -- i'm installing cameras on my property. it's scary. we live in the suburbs, this doesn't happen out here. >> reporter: some of the neighbors on that block tell us they are trying to organize a memorial, a vigil for shawnique
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to honor her memory. we continue to check in with the district attorney's office in gloucester county for updates. so far, no arrests and no major break in the case. >> thank you. a 16-year-old boy is dead after four people were shot in the germantown neighborhood last night. two other teens and an 11-year-old girl were hurt. this is new video from the scene on east pastorius. at least one is in critical condition. police have not made arrests. 5:04. millions of people are without food, water, and power across puerto rico this morning. those people are desperately trying to get off the hurricane-damaged island. last night a news crew traveled from philadelphia to jfk as two flights from puerto rico arrived. they tell us the island's airports were packed with people, and the process of leaving were slow. they were relieved to reunite
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with loved ones and get away from the devastation. >> i've been through four hurricanes, and this is a different monster. a completely different monster. this went through the island. it destroyed everything. there are towns that are flooded. people can't get out. >> other travelers that we talked with say the need for food, water, and other basic supplies is overwhelming. president trump plans to tour the damage in puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands next tuesday. he says despite criticism about a lack of effort to help hurricane victims, supplies from the u.s. are getting there. >> both have been devastated, and i mean absolutely devastated, by hurricane maria. we're doing everything in our power to help the hard-hit people of both places. >> coming up at 5:30, we are live at the philadelphia national airport where the first american airlines flight will head to puerto rico in days, it's loading much -- loadiing u
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to help people. conservative roy moore has won the nomination in a bitterly fought alabama race. moore beat luther strange, appointed to fill the seat once held by attorney general jeff sessions. strange lost the race despite support from president trump and the republican party. trump even made a campaign rally appearance for strange last friday. the president congratulated moore on his victory. and afterwards moore said on twitter, "great to talk with president trump tonight. i very much look forward to working with the president to win in december." moore will face democrat doug jones in a general election december 12th. happening today, new jersey governor chris christie will be in washington for a meeting on the opioid crisis. christie leads the president's commission to combat drug addiction. he says the president told him he's committed to the idea of a national emergency declaration, but he's waiting for his staff to get the declaration right.
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that declaration would force the cabinet and congress to focus on funding accesses that fight overdose deaths. cleanup crews are making progress on an area of philadelphia that's become known as ground zero for the city's heroin epidemic. leaders met with neighbors to talk about efforts to address addiction and homelessness. they also update them on the cleanup of the drug-plagued area along the conrail tracks in kensington and fairhill. and here's a look at how the cleanup of that drug camp has progressed. before it was filled with trash, needles, and other drug paraphernalia. now here it is, the garbage is gone. the overgrown brush has been cut down. let's start with the look at the neighborhood planners today. another hot and humid one in the forecast. i know we've been saying this day after day. today really is looking to be the last seriously hot day. then we'll begin trending down.
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71 at 7:00 a.m. 86 at 3:00 p.m. in the philadelphia neighborhoods. i'm forecasting a high up to 89 yesterday. if you caught steve at 11:00 p.m., he bumped the temperature up. it is looking like we'll be close to 90 degrees yet again across philadelphia. in the suburbs, 68 at 7:00 a.m. we'll be to 85 at 3:00. mid to upper 80s in the suburbs and lehigh valley. last couple of days, the lehigh valley has been leading the pack with warm temperatures. a close call. at 3:00 p.m., 85. a mix of clouds and sun, but not as much as clonchud coverage. cloudy in areas like new jersey, 68. into the afternoon, mid 80s. new jersey could be cooler again because of some of the impacts of the cloud coverage from tropical storm maria. at the shore, 78 at 3:00 this afternoon. mostly cloudy and an isolated shower possible over delaware and new jersey. rip current risk high again.
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it has been high since sunday. dangerous conditions can be life threatening. this is all all the coastal points. don't do it today and tomorrow, the water risk is high. as for winds, another impact of maria. gust at the shore around 25 to 3 miles per hour. you see they're wrapping around the storm center way down to the southeast. coming up, we'll talk more about the coastal impacts you may notice, and we'll talk about the cooldown that arrives in time for the weekend. >> look forward on this that. thank you. -- look forward to this that. thank you. now you to jessica boying n boyington, a big fan of fall. >> this heat is driving me nuts. watching the schuylkill expressway -- not the schuylkill expressway, 76 in jersey city. in gloucester city, whenever you see 76 you say schuylkill. market street here, northbound. this is right after where you
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pass over 295 and get off of the 42 freeway. it comes in to 76. before run to the walt whitman bridge or heading to the right-hand side to go to 676 through camden. no problems now. 95 looks good especially moving through delaware. ten minutes on the northbound side from 295 to 495, with speeds still into the mid 60s there, too. i'll end with the crash in lower gwynned on west welsh road at evans. >> thank you. 'tis the season for fall fun. nbc10 has the best festivals to hit with your family to get you into the spirit. and not retiring empty-handed. the payout the ceo of equifax is getting after the company became a target of a massive data breach. and moving forward with the border wall. the latest step for president trump's cornerstone campaign promise. ♪
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that's how much the ceo of embattled credit reporting agency equifax is walking away with as he steps down from his position. the credit reporting agency says richard smith retired. the retirement follows a data breach that compromised the sensitive personal information of 143 million americans. the breach is considered one of the worst ever. the president of equifax asia-pacific region will is earn r serve as interim ceo. president trump's proposed border wall took a step forward. construction began on eight prototypes. half will be made of concrete. after they're complete, u.s. border patrol officials will test them to see what works best. 5:14. don't let the warm weather fool you. one more day. then it will feel like fall. >> yeah. nothing gives you that fall feeling like a good festival. nbc10's katy zachry is running down the events perfect for the
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family. >> reporter: we're continuing our tour of fun family fall events new york stock exchange south jersey, what's more fall than pumpkins? the south jersey pumpkin show is coming to the salem county fairgrounds in woodstown october 13th through the 15th. in addition to great food and rides, you can see a 900-pound carved pumpkin. talk about a fallen have for foodies. bridgeville, sussex county, is home to the annual apple scrapple festival. this year it falls on the 13th and 14th. it features a breakfast saturday morning. after you get your fill, check out the live entertainment, car show, and rides for kids. in bucks county, celebrate oktoberfest at snipes farm and education center in morrisville. this one is october 21st, 11:00 to 6:00 p.m., hayrides, a corn maze, trunk-or-treating, you name it. it's just $5 to get in. i'll be back in the next hour with another look at fall events that you and your family are going to want to check out.
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we've put together a gallery of fall fun on coming up tomorrow, your complete fall football guide. look at that. almost smell it from here. what it takes to throw the perfect parking lot party before the eagles kick off. 5:16. 72 degrees. still 72 degrees even though we're talking about fall. let's check the ride to work. >> jessica, rubbing her stomach, watching all that barbecue. >> i do. the football parties, parking lot parties, all i do is show up. >> don't care about the game. >> i go to the party and leave before the game starts. starting on the schuylkill expressway around 202. both directions okay. we're still watching this construction project on the westbound side. you see one lane getting by. brake lights up ahead. we'll see a little delay when you move up for the project, too. and yesterday this cleared around 6:00. we're pretty much running on schedule now. another 45 minutes or so with
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the project westbound. the p.a. turnpike looking okay. west and east, both directions the same drive time, 23 minutes at the most from route 1 to valley forge. speeds still up. earlier we were watching the burlington bristol bridge with a construction project that was closing it. it was supposed to be closed until 5:00. right on schedule, back open. that project is clear. you can take the burlington bristol bridge, tacony palmyra, same for the ben. >> thank you. 5:17. another day of summer-like weather before fall -- >> soupy weather, then crisp. meteorologist krystal klei has details. >> yeah. i'm so ready for it. those of you who preemptively broke out the sweaters and have been wanting to wear them for two weeks, you can do that. it will be nice by the weekend. radar and satellite is what we're looking at currently. we have low clouds across the area. they're not showing up well on the satellite imagery. you will have to trust me on
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this until we have cameras to show you. we have clouds over especially the southern half of the viewing zone. the cloud deck is ahead of tropical storm maria. maria will not make a direct impact to us. it will stay well to the south and hook off to sea. we will feel subtle impacts today. the forecast highs, not going to cool us down. 89 in philadelphia. high humidity means it will feel muggy and tropical. 87 in the suburbs. 88 in the lehigh valley. 85 south jersey, then spot showers possible over the shore and our delaware neighborhoods. cooler in delaware. maybe only 828 into parts of sussex -- 82 into parts of sussex county. tropical storm maria, 70 mile-per-hour winds. just below hurricane threshold. to see we see it continue to trek north for another half day. then a pronounced hook to the right will send it out to sea
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friday into saturday. no landfall effects. like i mentioned, we'll see the ripple effects in our neck of the woods. we'll take a look here. coastal impacts for six to ten-foot waves are what we're expecting. those will die down as we go through, say, thursday midday and by friday. winds today, gusts 25 to 30 miles per hour. high rip current risk will continue through at least thursday, possibly friday. low clouds and fog this morning. the showers in the forecast, as well. here's the hour-by-hour model. clouds throughout the day. 2:30 in the afternoon. notice we've got scattered showers at the delaware beaches, jersey shore, an isolated shower near the i-95 corridor. and that potential fizzles out as we go overnight. in fact, we have a cold front that moves in thursday. slings all of the moisture out. by thursday afternoon, dry fall-like conditions. it's a big trough of cool air that will move in. feels refreshing, cool mornings. low humidity. the best part, the change goes
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through thursday and last through friday, saturday, and sunday. temperatures in the low 70s across all of our neighborhoods with sunny to mostly sunny conditions. >> thank you. fight for amazon's headquarters. new jersey making an online plea to bring the nerve center to new jersey. that's not what you ordered. the fast food chain that might be the latest victim of hacking. and changing the way you pay taxes. the uphill battle for the president as he plans to unveil his new tax reform proposal today. after 8 years of chris christie, is kim guadagno the change new jersey really needs? guadagno is christie's hand-picked successor. says she's "proud to be part of the christie administration." guadagno was chris christie's right hand as our schools came under attack,
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critical services were underfunded, and our credit rating was downgraded...11 times. from the bridge to the beach, we've seen it all, and we've had enough. kim guadagno isn't the change we need.
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5:23. new this morning, new jersey lieutenant governor kim guadagno says that she will enthusiastically support plans to lure amazon's new headquarters to the gaerp stard state. that's in response to a first alert from governor christie that he sent to both candidates running to replace him in 2018. phil murphy has not responded. christie estimates the economic
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benefits would be $9 million. he says it's important for amazon to know the next governor is just as committed as he is. philadelphia's also trying to woo amazon to the city. they're recruiting college students to help. >> students from the wharton school made the case for why amazon should bring its new headquarters here in a competition that ended yesterday. the city is partnering with wharton on this and will decide how to use the students' ideas in the pitch to amazon. the ideas are due next month. there are several spots joining the fight for amazon's headquarters. the state of delaware, the city of camden, as well as atlantic and mercer counties expect to make bids. have you stopped for fast food recently? if so, check your bank statement this morning. morgan brennan is here with the cnbc business news to explain why. >> reporter: good morning. ump unfortunately, it seems like another day, another hack.
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sonic has been notified of activity that could have affected an unknown february of its payment systems. sonic has more than 3,500 locations in 45 states. guys, looking at the markets, wall street could start the trading day in positive territory today. stocks gave up early gains yesterday to close little changed. the dow fell for a fourth straight session. today look for economic data on durable goods orders and also pending home sales. 5:25. relief on the way. an effort to help hurricane maria victims stuck in puerto rico leaves from philadelphia this morning. ♪ music is in the air. we're taking you behind the scenes of a philadelphia music] that's hoping to launch the careers of young students.
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help for hurricane victims.
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a plane full of supplies will leave philadelphia in just a few hours. the relief effort for storm-ravaged puerto rico. banished. parents plead for answers in the desperate search for a missing south jersey man. paycheck promise. have you heard this -- the sideline pledge from an eagles quarterback to a sideline kicker seconds before a game-winning field goal. 5:30. we'll talk about that. good morning, welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. let's talk about the weather and check in with meteorologist krystal klei and the most accurate weather forecast. >> good morning. we're going to start by talking about the rip current risk in place. we are looking at those conditions on the dangerous side as we go through today. and like the next couple of days, we have that high risk of rip current development which means do gone in the water. the waters have been churned up by what was hurricane maria, what is now tropical storm maria. and there's a look at radar and
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satellite. we've got scattered showers in the outer banks of north carolina. we could see spotty showers today particularly along the coastal points. we're all going to see at least scattered cloud coverage thanks to maria, as well. temperatures, they are not going to be dropping at all today. they'll be hotter than yesterday. 72 now in philadelphia. 69 in mt. holly. wilmington at 70. atlantic city, 72. that's the start temperatures. close to the average highs for today. into the afternoon, we'll be moving up into the 80s and near 90 again. on top of that, today, very humid, as well. that muggy, tropical feel. good news is there's a big cooldown coming our direction in time for the weekend. we'll talk about that coming up in a few minutes. right now over to jessica boyington with traffic. we're starting out in new jersey, the garden state parkway. around the cape may toll plaza, that's what this is here. both directions, though, you see not even a car in sight. quiet on toa


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