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a facebook live and i was doing moments of summer -- >> summer is -- >> well -- not quite over. let's go to bill henley. >> you have 4 hour, 50 minutes and 54 seconds to enjoy summer. time for more memories. is this a pleasant start. temperatures running cooler. 60 now in new jersey, 61 degrees and still falling in the suburbs and 56 degrees in the lehigh valley. we will see lots of sunshine. clouds lingering have finally cleared. temperatures and humidity nice and low. that 65 degrees in philadelphia. it will warm back into the 80s. we saw a high of 86 yesterday. 86 degrees in the city. 84 for the suburbs. a look at the 80s for new jersey, lehigh valley and delaware. a sea breeze blowing, bright sunshine at the shore, 77 degrees will be the high temperature. we'll take a look at the forecast hour by hour when i
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come back in a couple minutes but first, let's get a look at traffic with jessica boyington on the "first alert" traffic center. >> let's look at the blue route, ridge pike runs, four minute, average speeds into the 60s as well. and then of course with the rest of your drive times, i'm watching 422, we're watching an eastbound delay, that's typically where we see big delay in the morning. and all of that traffic moving towards the schuylkill expressway, nine minutes right now. a two minute or so increase. i'm not seeing anything major yet. a disabled vehicle out in franconia, cowpath road and meadow wood lane. we have breaking news on nbc10. a state of emergency now in place in charlotte after a second night of violent protests in that city. >> nbc10's matt delucia is live in the digital operations center. matt, one person was shot during
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the protests, tell us about that. >> right. it did turn violent last night. residents and business owners are busy cleaning up the damage. you're taking a look at this is what it looked like during the demonstration last night. police with tactical gear. they used rubber bullets and tear gas as hundreds of people swarmed the streets. and more of what this about is, tuesday afternoon charlotte police say 44-year-old keith scott ignored officers' demands to drop this gun. there was a gun found at the scene, multiple witnesses said scott had no gun. but the police chief says one person was shot but officials say the gunshot was not fired by an officer. one witness described seeing the victim. >> i don't know, they just shot somebody right there on me. there was blood. and a crowd of people. i don't know -- i don't know if he's dead. >> that man is on life support
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this morning. again, police say he was not shot by an officer. several others were injured in that protest. including police officers. well, the officer involved in the deadly shooting on tuesday is in place on administrative leave. police say that the officer was not wearing a body camera at the time. but three other officers at the scene did have it. lawmakers calling for the release of that video. live in the digital operations center, i'm matt delucia, "nbc10 news." the family of the suspect accused of planting devices is under new scrutiny. fbi says a big patch of dirt in ahmad rahami's yard is from setting off a bomb. they say his family knew about it because somebody took video of him doing it. and after an explosive device went off in new york city. you see rahami wheeling a suitcase which authorities
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believe had a pressure cooker bomb in it. i also see in the video, two men who are believed to have taken that but left the bomb that was inside. investigators are trying figure out who those men are. the fbi released his wanted poster saying they're treating the men as witnesses, not suspects. and police are continuing to respond to more calls of suspicious packages in new york city yesterday. as the latest sign of the city's jitters. one investigation jammed up traf traffic during an evening rush. an officer looked into a suspicious package on a major expressway. it was reopened shortly afterwards. now to decision 2016. donald trump is taking flak for something one of the more notable supporters said at an african-american church. boxing promoter don king booked fights at trump's casinos for years. yesterday he was asking for
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support at a church in cleveland when he left the "n" word slip. >> if you were dancing and sliding and [ bleep ] -- >> trump is vowing accusations of racism. he's campaigning on a premise that things couldn't be worse in african-american communities across the country. a new york congressman is chewing out donald trump's son that compared syrian refugees to skittles. >> together in a bag. right, all different colors. kind of like a rainbow. a lot of people on this side of the aisle, we like that, every now and then -- sorry, i'll get a bad exitle. but i don't ban them all because i get one. >> that is democrat gutierrez while eating a bag of skittles. he responded to donald trump's son comments comparing refugee to the candy in a tweet earlier this week. new this morning, police are responding to a shooting that sent a man to the hospital.
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nbc10 was on the scene at washington and summit street in norristown. just before midnight. we're working to get more details. a philadelphia police officer is working desk while police internal affairs investigate whether he's been involved in several reported road rage incidents. nbc10 has learned that fraternal order of police is learning more about what led up to the recent claims. this was captured in exclusive video. you see is a truck cutting off a driver on roosevelt boulevard. after we shared this video, that man didn't want to be identified. he recognizes the punisher decal and he said he also had a run-in with the same officer. >> he tried to speed up, get in front of me. his back rear tire hit my car actually. >> philadelphia police commissioner called the allegation, quote, very serious.
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at this point, the officer does not face any charges. 5:36. 65 degrees. bucks county has a new district attorney, the board of directors appointed matthew winerop. he replaces former d.a. david heckler. he retired september 2nd. today in washington, pennsylvania senator bob casey will host a meeting on drinking water safety with leaders from montgomery and bucks county and also government officials. he wants to make sure citizen, getting their questions answered. the leaching involved discovery of chemicals of two military bases that leaked into horsham's water supply. the pentagon agreed to pay for filtration systems in the area. halloween is still a month away. >> people in one pennsylvania community are already getting a scare that's no trick or treat.
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police in schuylkill county are investigating the report of two men dressed as clowns who are harassing children. the scare happened earlier this week. police say the men did not wear masks and did not display any weapons. the men took off before officers arrived. no children were harmed. >> we want parents and children to be vigilant as always and report anything suspicious. but don't go forward with any undue fear or undue hesitation. >> the clown siting was one of several across the country, police made no arrests in any of the incidents. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. 22 minutes before 6:00. a live view from kings highway in new jersey where skies have cleared. temperatures are cooler. you'll feel it in philadelphia. 65 degrees down about five degrees from yesterday. we'll be in the 60s at 8:00. to the 70s and low 80s this
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afternoon. a warm autumn afternoon with temperatures in the 80s today. but the humidity remains low. the suburbs now 61 degrees. we'll see 71 degrees at 10:00. sunshine, a few clouds. nothing more than that. lehigh valley. 10:00, noon time, 2:00, 4:00 this afternoon, 85 degrees this afternoon. that's after a little bit of a chill in the air this morning. new jersey there were lingering clouds, we saw more and more sunshine in the afternoon. starting with clear skies and that has allowed the temperatures to cool down in the 50s. near 80 degrees at lunchtime. the humidity will be low in new jersey. the temperatures low at the shore. talking about a sea breeze. it's going to be stronger at the shore, too. temperatures have dropped into the 60s. 70s with winds coming out of the north-northeast, 13, 14 miles an hour during the early afternoon hours. and continuing into the early evening hours.
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that's at the shore. for delaware, stand by for a sunny warm day. 61 degrees. a little on the cool side. 70s this morning. lunchtime hour, then 80s this afternoon. with sunny skies and low humidity. but it's going to feel like summer and then again tomorrow. the change happened this weekend. we'll look at your weekend forecast when i come back in just a few minutes. >> thank you, bill. 20 minutes before 6:00 a.m. a few more cars on the roads, still clear. >> let's check the majors and find out for sure starting with 95 with nbc10's "first alert" traffic reporter jessica boyington. jess? >> 95 around this point usually backs up first, but not yet. we still got another hour or so for delays. we're watching construction 95 at betsy ross bridge. the drive time still no real increase. 13 minutes. southbound from woodhaven road to the vine average speeds into the 60s. 202 looks like a great drive
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this morning. in the green in both directions. ten minutes if you're headed northbound or southbound, into the schuylkill, average speed into the 60s there. we're not seeing any slowdowns there. looking in new jersey, route 38, norristown around nixon drive. a couple cars on the roads headed westbound or eastbound, you're good. and a tieup around cowpath road and meadow wood lane. relief is coming to drivers across the country that have been dealing with spiking gas prices. we'll tell you about the oil pipeline in alabama that sparked the nationwide increases and what's happening this morning. also, going above and beyond the call of duty. we'll tell you why a letter carrier in north p.a. was recognized in the nation's capital.
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5:44, good morning, camden county. a live look an king's highway. 60 degrees. we're following breaking news. north carolina's governor has declared a state of emergency in charlotte. >> the governor is sending in the national guard and state troopers to help restore order. it started as a prayer vigil but turned into chaos and someone
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shot a protester. he's on life support. police did not fire the shot that critically wounded that man. police fired soft grenades and tear gas and pushed back the protesters. six police officers and would others suffered minor injuries. and philadelphia police are looking for a robbery suspect chased away by a store owner who decided to fight back. >> juan carlos garcia was attending to his store when a man with a gun tried to hold him up. surveillance video shows the moment that garcia pulled his own gun and told the man to get out and chased him away. garcia said he's licensed to carry and refused to be the victim. he added that he did not shoot because the man did what he was told. >> i told don't you ever come in here again. >> no one was hurt and detectives are praising garcia for acting responsibly. a shut down pipeline is back in service this morning meaning
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relief could be on the way from rising gasoline prices. crews reopened the pipeline last night. it had been shut down since september 9th because of a leak in alabama. the pipeline company estimates more than 330,000 gallons of gasoline spilled from the line. it will take several days with fuel supplies to get back to normal. the shutdown triggered a gas shortage and fuel price hikes across the south. and it also pushed up gas prices if our area. according to aaa in delaware, prices spiked 11 cents in just a week. in pennsylvania drivers pairing $2.33 for gallon. in the five-county area, $1.96 in south jersey. $2.20 in delaware. a pint size master chef from delaware county is celebrating a big win. >> develop year javer isaac on
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"chopped junior." >> the new "chopped junior" champion. >> isaac wowed the judges with her cornish hen fried in brown butter which the judges called phenomenal. she said a medical condition inspired her to cook healthy meals. >> when i was 8 i was diagnosed by crohn's disease. i learned how to cook healthy. i put my own twist on it. >> her prize for winning "chopped junior" is $10,000 and she said she'll use it to help feed the hopeless in chester. >> announcer: now your nbc10 "first alert" weather. 13 minutes before 6:00. heading out right now, you'll notice a refreshing breeze. the humidity has come down. we've got a cooler start this morning. that's the view from center city. a warm autumn day. we're just 4 hour and 33 minutes away from the start of autumn. it's going to feel like summer this afternoon with afternoon temperatures in the 80s. cooloff happens this evening. cooler skies and pleasantly
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comfortable with low humidity, going down into the 70s. temperatures cooler. 56 in allentown. 56 degrees also in mt. holly. and low 60s for wilmington. philadelphia, 65 degrees, each of these locations is running cooler than yesterday. vineland, 10 degrees cooler. mt. holly down by five. wilmington, six degrees cooler in allentown. a warm sunny day, no, a warm autumn day. temperatures will climb to where they are right now, 60s in voorhees. 56 in medford. into the 80s in the afternoon. humidity stays low. sunshine will be bright. clouds finally cleared out. wilmington, philadelphia, trenton in the clear. they didn't clear the jersey shore. there are some lingering clouds you can see coming off the rain from the south. that's going to keep the rain out of our picture for the area. the autumn weather is actually
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delayed for today. we will see the temperatures climb into the 80s for today and tomorrow. it's the weekend that will turn cooler. autumn begins at 10:21. it will feel like summer tomorrow again. look at the cooldown, saturday, 78. near 70 degrees on sunday. monday, a chilly morning, 50 degrees. that's when the suburbs will be in the 40s. 70s next week. there will be clouds around. a slight chance of a shower tuesday. more likely, we'll get rainfall on thursday. the temperatures won't budge. all next week, in the middle 70s. >> bill, thanks for that. ten minutes before 6:00, let's get to you work. and look at the schuylkill expressway. >> jessica boyington is looking at the schuylkill. jessica, how's it looking? >> we have slow going on the schuylkill, right around vare avenue, that's where the cameras are looking. just up ahead, a disabled
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vehicle around university avenue. we're seeing big delays on the westbound side right here. maybe not major delays but definitely earlier than we would normally see. eastbound in the opposite direction looking better. the blue route looks great still. no disabled vehicles causing problems. 15 minutes in both directions. north and south to 95 to the schuylkill. checking in with mass transit. for the most part, everything is still on time with no real delays. ten minutes delay for the thorndale train. what are the odds, the eagles are still undefeated this year. it's not just birds fans that are noticing. we'll tell what you the oddsmakers in vegas are ranking the team. and don't forget to vote blitz game of the week, cb south, and souderton, wc henderson and bishop shanahan --
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just look in for your vote.
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good morning, everyone, jessica boyington with you.
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watching the roads, we're seeing delays on the schuylkill expressway. the camera right around vare avenue. we're approaching the westbound disabled vehicle and university. we're seeing delays. we'll have updates at 6:00. ♪ ♪ that girl is poison yeah, that's bell biv devoe. basically new addition of bobby brown, atlantic city performing in vogue and at the atlanta city beachfest. gates open at 5:00. show starts at 6:00 on the beach. letter carriers who have gone above and beyond the call of duty received special recognition in washington, d.c. >> national association of letter carriers presented its heroes of the year awards. eight mail carriers. among them is lars edleblute
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from york, pennsylvania. he saw a boy running alongside the highway. edleblute chased him and got him to safety. >> the adrenaline was kicking in hard. i wanted to get to the boy as soon as i could. he was very fast. i had to do my best to reach him before he got hurt. >> edleblute said he didn't do anything heroic. he encourages everyone to be alert to what's going on around him to basically react and help someone as he did. family friends and fellow officers gathered to remember a philadelphia police officer who died in the line of duty. officials unveiled a plaque honoring officer walter dewitt iii at the philadelphia police gun range yesterday. officer dewitt died last year of complications from surgery from injuries he received on the job. nbc10 spoke to his son about the show of support. >> it's humbling at times.
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to see how many people loved my dad and cared for him and understood how much he loved the job and everything, it's so nice. >> officer dewitt was a 33-year veteran of the department. he served in the firearms training unit. few minutes before 6:00, eagle quarterback carson wentz will be the toast of the town now but he could be toast if he doesn't stay healthy. wentz hasn't turn the ball overyet. and no interceptions. the first rookie quarterback ever to do that. coach petersen praised him for that. >> he want to be one of the top quarterbacks in the national football league at some point. >> i think it's hard to rewire him. i think you just need to constantly keep talking with him. >> i'm mad at myself just as much. i don't want to take those hits by any means. it's something again, i'm still learning. >> you got to learn how to fly to get out of bounds like i did. to preserve your career there.
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wentz missed three preseason games because of a fracture on his ribs. >> the odds belong to super bowl oddsmaker, the birds odds at 33 to 1, and pat it's are favorites to win it all 9-2, the steelers who at the linc sunday are 7 to 1. and she bought a table that she thought would last a year but that wasn't the case. coming up at 6:00, we'll explain why the warranty would not help her until the nbc10 response team steps in. plus, we continue to follow breaking news. the chaos on the streets of charlotte. we'll tell you what happened during a second night of protests over a police shooting. one man was shot during the protest. we'll keep you updated as we move through the morning.
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welcome to a brighter future. comcast. state of emergency. a second night of violence in charlotte as protesters take to the streets over a police shooting. pennsylvania politics. today, donald trump is once again on the campaign trail. right here in our area. and not as advertised. the septa slowdown could cost the agency hundreds of thousands of dollars to an ad agency. 6:00 a.m. good morning, this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. a little cooler than it's been. let's get to meteorologist bill henley in the neighborhood forecast. good morning, bill. >> good morning, vai. forecast five to ten degrees cooler this morning than yesterday. clear skies in the 50s and 60s. the cool spot,


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