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this. the clown costume, then the cowboy costume, then something on top. a little colder. 39 in the suburbs. 50s in philadelphia. delaware now, there's little bit of a breeze. out of the southwest at seven miles per hour. the wind will be increasing. not as strong as yesterday. it's going to hold temperatures back again today. 9:00, 50 degrees. this afternoon, upper 50s to low 60s. not exactly warm, but with sunshine it will feel warmer. at the shore, 61 later today. i'll break the forecast down hour by hour when i'm back in less than ten minutes. first jessica boyington has first alert traffic. thanks. good news to report. the schuylkill expressway is back open and just on time. around the vine street
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expressway, it was closed for the last hour and overnight. they were diverting traffic off here. no more. by the time you head out, that's going to be fine. the construction is gone. the schuylkill expressway at least through center city back to normal. watching minor delays for septa's thorndale train, 1502, ten minutes late. patco, new jersey transit, and amtrak doing well. watching construction in northeast philly, too. the boulevard both directions between 3rd and c street in the inner drive. watch for that. three people including children hurt in a house fire on bennington street. firefighters put out the flames around 3:30 this morning. medics rushed the victims to the hospital. we're working to get you more details on their conditions and the fire. tap the nbc10 app and suson air for -- stay with us on air for updates. today thousands of kids will be flooding the street to trick-or-treat. it's not all fun and games out there. >> children are more likely to get hit by a car tonight than any other night of the year.
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nbc10's katy zachry is live in fairmount with information to keep you and your family safe this holiday. drivers really need to be aware this evening. >> reporter: as you said, kids are four times more likely to get hit by a car on halloween night than any other time of year. we've touched on how kids out walking with stay safe as they trick-or-treat in a city like where we are or their neighborhood. now we'll focus on how drivers need to stay safe as they're manning the wheel, taking to the suburbs or the city with so much extra foot traffic out there. peak time for trick-or-treating is between 5:30 and 9:30. drive cautiously and be alert approaching intersections, driving past alley ways or
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address. take extra times kroing the street. kids -- crossing the street. kids are excited as they run from house to house trying to get as much candy as they can. they're not going to be looking where they're going. in the next hour, tips for what parents with do as they prepare their kids to take to the street tonight. and also if parents are going to be trick-or-treating with kids, important tips for them to carry with them reporting live for "nbc10 news today." and authorities say to check the state police website for offender watch which maps the locations of registered sex offenders. sex offender registries are also available on line in pennsylvania and delaware. the annual avenue of treat is at cecil b. moore starting at 5:30 tonight. kids will be given reflective treat bags so cars can see them once it gets dark.
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new from overnight in delaware county, a fire damaged the alcoholics anonymous building in upper darby. the building was unoccupied. no one was hurt. right now a widow's fight for justice following the murder of her husband, brad hayes. last week police found the retired postal worker beaten to death in his car outside a school in darby, delaware county. investigators are looking for two "people" of interest in this case. hayes' widow is pleading for anyone who knows anything to come forward. >> he doesn't pick up strangers. whoever did this knew him. we need closure, you know. we need to find out who did this and bring them to justice. >> reporter: >> police are working to look at surveillance video from the scene. a stabbing in penn'sville. a view of the scene from sky force 10. that's the penn terrace apartments on meadow road. investigators haven't said
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whether the victim and suspect know each other. they also haven't released a motive. today marks ten years since a philadelphia police officer interrupted an armed robbery at a dunkin' donuts. a short time later the robber shot officer chuck cassidy in the head at pointblank range. here's a look at the scene as the robber barged in. the officer died from his injuries the next day. as in years past, dozens are expected to show up for a vigil in the officer's honor. that vigil is scheduled for 7:00 tomorrow at the dunkin don't out north broad near -- dunkin' donuts at north broad near old york road. about 2.5 hours from sunrise. the winds is blowing making it cooler. a live show from the marquis de lafayette hotel. the lehigh valley, suburbs, delaware, south jersey, even in
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philadelphia. look at the suburbs, that's 40 degrees and falling now. we'll likely see some 30s this morning before the temperatures climb into the 50s this afternoon. 43 in ft. washington. not seeing the strong winds that we had yesterday. just enough breeze blowing to counter the bright sunshine. this is the radar and the satellite. nice and clear other than a few thin clouds around. you have to look closely to see any of those clouds. these are not rain producers. really thin clouds. we'll see lots of sunshine across the entire area today. but with sunshine and winds out of the west picking up to about 15 miles per hour, that's going to put a lid on temperatures this afternoon. bright sunshine. 60s in south philly and delaware. 50s for most locations. here's how it looks hour by hour.
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9:15, you see the scattered, thin clouds. enough sunshine to start the warming process at 9:15. 40s will turn into the 50s by about lunchtime. 52 degrees in northeast philadelphia and trenton. that hour, 52 in millville. and not a lot warmer this afternoon. into the mid to upper 50s northeast philadelphia and philadelphia international. 3:00 temperatures at 56. same story for mt. holly and millville. thanks to the wind. the temperatures are not going to see a huge variation. low 50s to the north and west. low to mid 50s during the day. things get chillier for treat or treating. i'll have that when i come back in less than five minutes. >> thanks. on this halloween tuesday, we'll find out how the vine street expressway is looking. should be open. >> jessica boyington is always watching that spot. >> yeah, we're open here and watching the vine around 8th. both directions so far, so good. looking good on the westbound side over here. moving to the schuylkill here,
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eastbound toward 95. no problems. 14 minutes from 95 to the schuylkill, speeds into the 60s. we'll end in norristown. watching construction. an ongoing project, dekalb between washington street around lafayette boulevard. watching some of that construction there. that should reopen before the morning rush. keeping my eyes on that. and i'm have updates when i come back in ten. >> thank you. philly loves a winner. now you can help one neighborhood come out on top in a nationwide competition. all new in our news at 4:00 p.m., we'll show how a victory for philadelphia could breathe new life and new cash into a neighborhood and prevent two historic buildings from being demolished. birthday party predator. a man who made a living entertaining is accused of sexually assaulting children. what netflix is doing to
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support people working with actor kevin spacey in the midst of sexual harassment claims. and before your kids can say trick-or-treat, one big live box store is already finalizing their holiday shopping plans. how it could change the way you stock up on gifts. steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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a bridge shut down over politics. their biggest triumph was a traffic jam. chris christie and kim guadagno's failures shortchanged our future. after 8 years- incomes are down, costs are up and our economy is crawling. we are better than this. i'm phil murphy together we'll build a stronger, fairer economy that works for every new jersey family. christie and guadagno left new jersey stuck. i'm serious about moving new jersey forward.
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♪ a live ceremony in athens, greece. tomorrow marks 100 days until the winter olympic games. you can watch the events here on nbc10 beginning february 8th. aftershocks in washington. two of president trump's former campaign officials are facing charges in the russia election interference investigation. for the first time today, we could hear from one of them. paul manafort, charged with money laundering and tax evasion. >> matt delucia is in the digital operations center. the white house says this has
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nothing to do with the president. tell us more. >> reporter: aside from the questions of guilt or innocence, there's the question of cooperation. former campaign adviser george papadopoulos has indicated that he is willing to cooperate with the mueller investigation. a plea agreement those that papadopoulos had been passing on information on hillary clinton and lied about it. and an indictment that former campaign manager paul manafort and his associate rick gates are accused of earning millions of dollars lobbying for the russian-backed ukrainian government and putting the money in offshore accounts to avoid paying taxes. arizona republican senator john mccain, who has been critical of president trump, said this yesterday during a speech at the u.s. naval academy -- >> there will be more. i've seen these scandals before. it's a centipede. another few days, another shoe
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drops. the latest news, the indictments, i could have predicted to you month ago. >> reporter: the president responded on twitter saying, "sorry, blue from is years ago -- but this is years ago. why aren't hillary and the dems the focus?" for now manafort and gates are on house arrest and face potentially decades in prison. live in the digital operations center, matt delucia. >> thank you. today executives from facebook, google, and twitter will all be on capitol hill. they'll testify about the russian-backed content that ran on their social media sites during the 2016 presidential campaign. facebook submitted prepared testimony to the senate judiciary committee yesterday. indicates an estimate ed 126 million americans received russian-backed content on facebook during the 2016 campaign. 5:15. a reminder, this afternoon watch
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for early trick-or-treaters. let's focus on the morning ride to work. >> let's check in with jessica boyington, looking at the blue route. we're watching that around the germantown pike on ramp. so far, so good. the blue route, i checked in on times from the schuylkill to 95, but a 14-minute trip into the green. here moving toward the mid county tolls, heading on the other side of the road. the northbound side. moving that direction toward the toll plaza. no problems. minor delays. on warminster train, a few minutes late. climbing up there. route 38 in morristown, new jersey, looks good. nixon drive eastbound and westbound, a few cars out the door. i'll end with the drive times on 95. an 11 minute trip from 295 to 495. speeds into the 60s. >> thank you. 5:15 on this tuesday. that is halloween.
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let's find out what the weather is like for today. >> and tonight for the ghosts and goblins. bill henley with that. >> the temperatures are coming down, the wind is blowing this morning to make it feel even chillier. the winds are not as strong as yesterday. they'll be present through the day. temperatures are starting in the 40s this morning. climbing into the 50s this afternoon. the southwesterly breeze at seven miles per hour now if n philadelphia. coming down a -- per hour in philadelphia. coming down a little in wildwood. temperatures have dropped in the lehigh valley. lenardsville, 43. 44 in blandon. whitehall township, 39 degrees to start with. with sunshine, we'll see the temperatures climb a little above yesterday's level. 58 in center city. it will feel like 60s with the sunshine. cooler in doylestown. the lehigh valley, low to mid 50s this afternoon. nothing but sunshine during the
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day for the lehigh valley. plenty of sunshine for the jersey shore. upper 50s for atlantic city and ocean city. 59 degrees in hammondton. voorheis may be up to 61. there could be a few neighborhoods in new jersey and delaware in the low 60s this afternoon. with clear skies, temperatures come right down this evening. looking at 50s and 40s for trick-or-treaters this evening. come tomorrow, the sunshine will take a break during the day. look at snow falling in colorado and into kansas. part of a system that's going to give us a chance of showers. chance of rain showers tomorrow afternoon. the clouds have a long way to go. they start moving in tomorrow. look at the snowfall possible in northwestern and north central pennsylvania. mainly rain. the steadier rain tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 will be in central pennsylvania. we'll see started showers, mainly north and west of the city tomorrow afternoon. today, dry. halloween. not terribly spooky today.
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58 the high with lots of sunshine. the temperatures will be cool again tomorrow. especially in the morning. clear skies. dropping to 39 degrees. clouds come in during the day. 50s for wednesday. look at the warmup for thursday. despite the chance of showers on thursday, 71 degrees. a beautiful day for friday. 73. it turns cooler this weekend. and there's a chance we'll see scattered showers. no heavy rain here. just a possibility of showers on saturday and sunday. the clocks fall back an hour on sunday. eagles take the field sunday, as well. looks like they -- they don't have problems with any of the weather they get. sunshine for monday, turning cooler. a cold front comes through on tuesday. that will drop the temperatures for tuesday and even cooler come wednesday and thursday when the highs will be in the 50s. happening tomorrow, nbc10 hitting the road again.
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we'd love for you to join us tomorrow at the wawa on black horse pike. bill will be there starting at 4:00 a.m. the rest of us will join him at 7:00, serving free coffee. we're shining a spotlight on that community. if you live in the area or that's your wawa, come by and say hi. we have a great time meeting you. >> we've gone out on individual things, but we don't go out often as a team. fun for us. >> if -- it's fun. >> jessie and i always share a meatball sandwich. i wasn't there last week. she sent a picture. >> by myself. >> good work out of you. we had a great crowd at upper darby last week. lots of fun with them. it's going to be fun. and a hit show and a
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decision that's said not to have anything to do with the star. and a movement for change. do you have your list? are you checking it twice? it may seem early. one retailer is already rolling out a new holiday shopping plan that could impact how you get this year's gifts. joseph, i'm steve. how are you? nice to meet you sir. nice to meet you. how's it going man? the yankees? come on.
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[ laughing ] look at the smiles and the hard work that the people here are doing. it's like making mini sandwiches. they're no different than anyone else. they just want a job. they want respect and they want dignity. this is a nice place. yeah. he plays basketball with lauren. steve called, fairly frantic. you know, he had a premature baby and i think he had just been given the diagnosis that she had down syndrome. lauren brought out the best in me. she made me a different person. deep down in his heart he feels for people who are disadvantaged. lauren's a light in everybody eye. she's the spark that has started the fire. the goal is to keep places like this open so all people, regardless of disability, have an opportunity for employment. see, i love you. i love you guys too. you know that. yeah.
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5:23. a day after sexual harassment allegations surface ed against kevin spacey, netflix announced it's canceling his show "house of cards." >> the streaming service said it made the decision months ago, and it was not related to allegations. executives for netflix and the show's producer were on set yesterday to make sure actors and crew felt safe and supported. two companies issued a statement saying that they are "deeply troubled by the allegations." and broadway star anthony rapp says spacey made unwanted sexual advances toward him back in the '80s. rapp was just 14 at the time. spacey apologized for the incident but says he was drunk and doesn't remember it. spacey also revealed for the
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first time publicly that he's had relationships with both men and women. and that prompted immediate backlash on line. many people felt it was the wrong time to address his sexuality. former vice president joe biden is encouraging victims to talk about sexual assault and domestic violence. at the vision coalition conference he spoke about violence against women and the changes cease seen even in the last couple of weeks -- changes he's seen even in the last couple of weeks. >> can you imagine five years ago all these women coming out in the harvey weinstein operation? all the women now feeling -- i encourage all of you, be empowered to speak up no matter how long ago anything happened. this is a chance to change the culture in america. >> biden said gun violence needs to be treated as a public health crisis. a merger deal between two cell phone carriers could be in trouble, and it's taking a toll
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their market standings and your wallet. landon dowdy with more in the cnbc business news. good morning, landon. >> reporter: hi, good tuesday to you. according to reports, southbank is calling off mergers with t-mobile citing ownership agreements. but they say there's no plans to withdraw the deal despite issues with pricing. if a deal gets called off it would be the second time an attempted merger between sprint and t-mobile has failed. the two came close to a deal in 2014, but they called it off because of regulatory concerns. >> today's halloween, but talk about the christmas creep for one retailer focused already on the end of the year holidays. >> reporter: that's right. the holidays seem like they move closer and closer. even though today is halloween, retailers are thinking about the christmas holiday. best buy offering free shipping for the holiday season through december 25th. the retailer is expanding its
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same-day delivery service to more than 40 markets, allowing customers to place an order by 3:00 p.m. local time for a 9:00 p.m. delivery. this comes with the price tag of $5.99. like many retailers, best buy is expanding options for holiday shoppers as it faces steeper competition from the likes of amazon. a quick check of markets. a positive open after stocks closed lower in yesterday's session. the dow closing down 85 points to 23,348. the nasdaq hitting fresh all-time highs before closing two points lower at 6,698. investors will be watching the fed as it begins the two-day policy meeting. president trump is expected to announce his pick for the new fed chair on thursday. definitely one to watch. we'll be covering it full back to back. back to you. >> thanks. 5:26. are there more victims? investigators fear this is just the beginning. as a birthday performer faces
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child sex assault charges. and helping the birds cash in another win. steve sweeney's negative headlines keep piling up. why are south jerseyans so angry at sweeney? sweeney repeatedly sided with chris christie to underfund south jersey schools, increase standardized testing like parcc, cut take-home pay for teachers, and broke his promise to fund the pensions of hundreds of thousands of new jerseyans- all while padding his own. steve sweeney says a lot of things. but the truth is, he's not on our side.
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a birthday party performer charged with sexualing assaulting children. it's feared this is just the beginning. biting back. a man refuses to back down even when facing the barrel of a gun. beating cancer to the punch. a woman's difficult decision that may have saved her life. an important story, focused on women's health issues. good morning, welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm via sikahema. last day of october. halloween. we'll get to meteorologist bill henley and the most accurate neighborhood weather forecast. >> we'll see a lot of sunshine today. but it's not up yet. the temperatures are


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