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nbc 10 breaking news. flashing lights, a large police presence and a lot of questions. we're live in chester where a police investigation is under way. looking for answers today, fire investigators will continue searching for the cause of this fire that kill a 12-year-old boy. seeing some rain and snow. temperatures will be above freezing but some spots could see some snow tonight and
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tomorrow. but we have you covered. it's 4:30. good morning. this is "nbc 10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. let's get right to meteorologist bill henley with his first alert forecast. good morning, bill. >> good morning, tracy, we're above freezing at 38 degrees. the wind is blowing to make it feel colder. there's one system just offshore that may blow snow showers into central new jersey later this morning. coastal flooding is the main threat for new jersey, even inland we're feeling winds at 21 miles an hour now at philadelphia. the temperatures above freezing from doylestown through philadelphia and wilmington. a chilly start, however. we're watching that rain get even a little bit closer. it's going to be moving into colder air. we could see snow showers in ocean county and to the north. for philadelphia and most of the rest of the area, dry through the morning commute, 38 degrees at 6:00. by 9:00, 38 degrees. and then just a little bit of a warmup by lunch time, we'll be at 41 degrees. there are showers destined for the philadelphia area as well.
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i'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. katy zachry is watching your monday morning commute. >> yes, good morning, bill. things are clear outside, great on the roads in allñf our area. live look at 95 at girard avenue, both north and southbound running smoothly. volume increase just a little bit but nothing compared to what we'll see around the 6:00 hour. i wanted to bring this next slide up and show you how things are moving 95 south as you make your way from the various points, the betsy ross bridge, aramingo avenue, everything is running smoothly as you make your way southbound to center city philadelphia. a check of the area bridges, everything is running really smoothly across the area bridges. if you're headed into new jersey, a live look at route 3 at route 70, right at the camden/pennsauken line. there's a large police
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presence in westchester, delaware couldn't -- county. >> you can see the scene behind us, the 1200 block of keystone. we have video where you can take a closer look at what happened here. this was around 2:00 this morning. initially police told us there was a shooting out here. there's an su viv that went up to a sidewalk that crashed. investigators have been working around that vehicle for quite a while. the delaware county crime scene unit is out here as well. we did see investigators going around this area with flashlights. i also just spoke with a relative of the people who were in that car. she tells me it was a brother and kus than were in that vehicle. i just spoke with them. right now this does appear to be a shooting investigation in chester. we'll try to get more
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information from police here at the scene. they're not saying a lot about what haed this morning. right now, live in chester, matt delucia, nbc 10 news. happening today, the family of a woman murdered by her husband will fight to keep him in jail. rafael robb is up for parole. he was convicted of beating ellen robb to death with a chinup bar in their upper merion home in 2006. he's serving a ten-year prison term. ellen robb's family will talk about their efforts to keep him in jail for the remainder of his sentence. he won parole in 2013 but reversed after a national outcry. new information about a traffic stop that ended with a chase and crash and police now say there's only one suspect in the case. they're no longer looking for a sec one. only nbc 10 was there as officers handcuffed the driver in east falls. it started with a traffic stop early sunday morning in overbrook. police say the driver suddenly took off, hitting an officer and dragging him a short distance. police later spotted the driver
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near the target on city line avenue and chased him to a nearby bridge where he crashed. the officer was not hurt. this morning, we now know there were not one but two good samaritans who fought off a rabbid raccoon. the victim was walking home through the woods in gladwyne. neither man touched the raccoon so there's no danger of exposure. doctors did give the girl medicine and she's expected to be okay. now to decision 2016. there's just one day to go before the new hampshire primary. the final campaign push is getting under way. polls show donald trump and bernie sanders with double digit leads in the presidential primary races. volunteers will be calling voters across new hampshire to lock in support for their candidates.
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nbc 10's george spencer is in new hampshire and he spoke with both the dedicated and the politically curious. >> just being here coming from cleveland, i've never been here before. i was excited to be part of the process. >> i see it's a friendly political discourse here. you know, republicans and democrats get along. they're willing to talk, huh? >> absolutely. >> manchester will be the political hot spot in new hampshire today with at least nineç campaign events schedule. as you saw, nbc 10's george spencer is in new hampshire for the primary. watch his live reports through wednesday on nbc 10. and stumping for votes and bringing some supporters to tears. ahead in just a few minutes, see why one marco rubio fan got all emotional after a meeting with the candidate. it's 4:36. donald trump remains the republican front-runner ahead of the new hampshire primary. there are still undecided voters there and nationwide. ahead, hear his advice to those who just aren't sure who to
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now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> 4:39. it is a windy one this morning. a chill in the air. even though the temperatures are above freezing, look at the winds gusting to 28 miles an hour in philadelphia. a flood threat at the shore this morning between 6:30 and 7:30, some minor flooding expected. and that is a good possibility for this evening as well. otherwise, right now, at the shore, it's dry. we have two systems we're watching, one, a big storm offshore and another one to the west. this one will be the first to produce some showers in the area. but they will miss most regions. this morning, just some light snow showers possible at the
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jersey shore manly in ocean county and to the north, interior new jersey might see some light snowfall but it falls short of trenton, philadelphia and wilmington. by later this morning, this afternoon, that snow is long gone. mostly cloudy skies. then our attention turns to the west. you can see the snow and rain showers coming together for late this afternoon. some light sm light activity at 5:00 this afternoon. but don't be surprised if you see a few snowflakes even at the shore at 7:00 this evening. still some rain drops to the south. as it gets colder during the evening hours we're likely to see more scattered light snow showers. and tomorrow morning we could see scattered snow showers to start with. look how quickly they move out of çhere. a chance of scattered snow showers over the next couple days. this morning, it stays dry for the pocono mountains, 34 degrees, up to 40, near 40 in allentown and reading. sunshine, there won't be a lot for doylestown, trenton and mt. holly. at the shore, north of atlantic city, you're likely to see snow
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later this morning. for rehoboth and cape may, staying try. the temperatures peak in the low 40s for wilmington, philadelphia and williamstown. a chance of rain and snow showers late this afternoon. take a look at how much snow we might be getting in the area with futurecast when i'm back in ten minutes. 4:41. let's take your ride to work, including construction on 95 you need to know about if that's your route to work. first alert traffic reporter katy zachry has that. >> we're talking about 95 southbound. aramingo avenue, if it's part of your morning commute, the ram foreign policy aramingo avenue on to 95 southbound is closed until later this year because of a long-term construction projettproj et project. a lot of green on the map on 95 and 76 outside of the city into new jersey. things are looking smooth there. the east falls bridge is closed
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and has been for the last week an a half. an alternate is the city avenue bridge. the bridge is still open to walkers and bikers. that doesn't help all the drivers. i know it's been producing a big headache. in center city philadelphia, there's construction on 18th street -- 19th street rather. southbound is closed between the vine street expressway and the ben franklin parkway. tracy? today, norristown fire investigate ares will continue their search for what caused a deadly fire. a 12-year-old boy was killed. next, see how the young man is being remembered. plus, what's being done to keep the community safe. also ahead, to serve, protect and sew. see how some burlington county police officers do a little quilt making while on the job.
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together what happened last thursday when a fire broke out at their house on markley street. authorities could not say how or if the fire could have been prevent. volunteers from the red cross went door to door trying to help other families learn from the family. >> we should create a safety plan so when you do get out of the house you have a meeting place. >> 12-year-old sanford harling died after running back inside thinking his dad was still inside. today, president obama welcomes italy's president to the white house. the president will focus on areas of mutual interest between his country and the united states. on the agenda, effort to defeat isis, the transatlantic trade and investment partnership. now to decision 2016. polls show donald trump still
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leading in the republican field, just way day before the new hampshire primary. the presidential candidate got a rousing welcome at this rally yesterday. trump told the crowd he won saturday night's gop debate. he also had this nontraditional message for voters. >> if you're not going to vote for trump, don't go out. a lot of these politicians say it's not important who you vote for. i feel differently. if you're not beginning to vote for me, do not vote. >> most polls show trump leading with a double digit lead in new hampshire. now for the democrats, bernie sanders has a solid lead in most polls before tomorrow's primary. the vermont senator is expected to beat hillary clinton who left new hampshire yesterday to visit flint, michigan. nbc's kate snow asked sanders about criticism he's getting over his knowledge of foreign policy. >> i say, "a," it's nonsense. i say, "b," it's the same argument used against barack
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obama in 2008. who is this young senator? he doesn't have any experienke in foreign policy. didn't work then, won't work now. >> sanders showed his funny side over the weekend during the cameo with his look-a-like, larry david, on "saturday night live." as the candidates get ready for a final day with new hampshire voters, some of their events are much more than meet and greet. nbc 10's vai sikahema is here to show us more about that. >> the candidate voter connection can be very powerful. for the office seeker it's one strand in the trip wire of success or failure. for the citizen it's a chance to choose a leader and make a difference. you're a first-time voter and you get a hug from your favorite candidate. that's what happened yesterday when republican presidential hopeful marco rubio met with supporters following a rally in new hampshire. the senator shook hands, posted pictures and brought some people to tears, literally. >> this is how i felt about one direction four years ago. 97% of his policies, i don't
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care about the other 3%. >> i'm going to say it again. the reason why these things are in trouble is because barack obama is the first president, at least in my lifetime, that wants to change the country. >> the 18-year-old added that the senator's good looks were just an added bonus. on the democratic side, hillary clinton ran into some stiff competition during a breakfast stop in new hampshire yesterday. a little girl's mother told clinton her daughter didn't want the candidate to become president because she wants to grow up to become the first female ecommander in chief. >> i think i'll make it easier for you. >> clinton told the family when she wins the election, it will be that much easier for the little girl to be president in the future. as we mentioned earlier, hillary clinton took a break from campaigning in new hampshire to visit with people in flint, michigan yesterday. she spoke to a church congregation about the lead poisoning crisis in flint.
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clinton called the lack of clean water both unacceptable and immoral. george spencer is in new hampshire for the primary. watch his live reports through wednesday right hereç on nbc 1. be sure to stay with nbc 10 on air and online for complete coverage and results of the new hampshire primary. vai sikahema, nbc 10 news. just about ten minutes before 5:00 right now. let's check your ride to work this monday morning. nbc 10's first alert traffic reporter katy zachry is monitoring all of her cameras. what are you seeing? >> we'll start with a live look in new jersey. right behind me, this is the 42 freeway at the atlantic city expressway. the drive times are looking good. if you're going northbound between route 55 and the walt whitman bridge, that will take you about five minutes there. i'll let you know if that changes. there is construction moving into pennsylvania on 95 northbound, the on ram foreign policy girard avenue to 95 northbound is closed because of a long-term construction project. that is closed all year unfortunately. be aware of that. there are plenty of detour signs in place. taking a live look at the schuylkill expressway, things are running really smoothly both
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east and westbound. this is a live look right at montgomery drive. traffic is picking up a little bit. when i see you in a bit, i'll take a look at your drive times. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> clouds are moving in, the wind is blowing and we are dry this morning. that will change at some point. you'll stay drive during the morning commute. live view looking across the delaware. temperatures are nicely above freezing, just shy of 40 degrees at this hour. look at those winds. that's a cold wind blowing, even above freezing at the 28 mile-an-hour wind gust. the blustery ones with the wind extending to the shore. farther inland, not quite as windy. that's a live view from camel back which will see some sunshine breaking through the clouds. it's not going to be a bright, sunny day today. one system offshore and another to the west. look at the spin. that one misses most areas but
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not everyone. futurecast showing some light snowfall in ocean county to the north, maybe clipping burlington county. that's this morning with an inch or just over in toms river area, that snow is quickly moving through the area by later in the morning. then at 3:00 in the afternoon, a few raiç showers are possible. it will mix with snow showers at 11:00 tonight. this is very light snowfall. look at the totals. that's below an inch for allentown and reading. at 4:00 tomorrow morning, we'll still have showers in the area. rain showers to the north, scattered light snow showers in the philadelphia area. by 8:00 tuesday morning, an inch possible in reading and lancaster. an inch in wilmington and rain showers at 1:00 in the afternoon as the temperatures will be climbing above freezing. then the last little bit of snow coming through tuesday evening. it doesn't look like a lot of moisture. this is one we'll have to watch closely coming in from the west. because there's a possibility
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these numbers could go up. for now, though, it doesn't look like it's going to have a big impact today or tomorrow. mostly cloudy skies, a chance of showers developing during the afternoon and evening hours. scatter the light showers with temperatures above freezing shouldn't pose a problem. tomorrow morning, down to 29 degrees. that's cold enough for some sticking. we will likely see light accumulation, scattered showers tuesday morning. 38 degrees tuesday afternoon. then we're drying out with a windy one on wednesday. but it gets much colder at the end of the week. thursday, 32 degrees. 32 again on friday but look at the weekend. we could see scattered snow showers on saturday, 26 after a high temperature of 18 degrees. and then the readings plummet. sunday morning down to 5 degrees. all right, bill, we'll be ready. eight minutes before 5:00 right now. we're continuing our breaking news coverage out of chester where there is a large police presence. next in a live report we'll take
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you there to share what we are learning from the scene. also next, there are plenty of super bowl commercials that were popular but this ad using american history is also sparking online outrage.
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good morning. i'm katy zachry with a look at the roads right now. a live look in new jersey at the 42 freeway where it meets up with the atlantic city expressway. no issues to report on the ac expressway. coming up in a bit, we'll take a look at the garden state a live look outside, right outside center city philadelphia. this is around montgomery drive. light traffic is picking up a bit. we'll take a look at your drive times when i see you in three minutes. chosen 300 ministries held its annual super bowl party for the homeless last night. the guest were treated to a
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pregame meal, prior to the kickoff during the game and a chicken wing dinner during halftime. they serve more than 150,000 meals to the homeless every year. a super bowl ad is drawing criticism. colonial williamsburg promoted tourism by showing items in reverse. colonial williamsburg defended itself by saying history is full of tragedies and triumphs. we're not showing that moment in the ad out of respect to the victims that died on 9/11. a parish in delaware county is a national award winner for its commitment to worshippers with disabilities. st. john in wallingford received the loyola press opening doors award.
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>> it is a real joy and an honor to be with our brothers and sisters that have disabilities. and it helps us to recognize that, in fact, we all have disabilities. >> last summer, the church launched a monthly mass of welcoming and inclusion. the service features modifications for those with disabilities and an interpreter for the hearing impaired. ♪ a new church in philadelphia is making history. officials cut the ribbon on the church of christian compassions children's church in cobbs creek. the only inner cityç church fo children in the history of philadelphia. the church will also serve as a multipurpose center with afterschool programs, summer camps and boys and girls clubs. more than 500 students, teachers and volunteers in gloucester county turned hoagies into hope for families in need. a huge turnout yesterday.
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volunteers prepared nearly 2,000 hoagies ordered for super bowl sunday parties. and all of the money raised goes to help three students in the district who have significant medical issues. last year, hoagies for hope raised $10,000. they're just amazing kids who are looking to always do a great thing sunday morning, 6:45, not the time most high school kids are willing to come out and hang out at school. couldn't be more proud of them. >> if you missed out on yesterday's event, you can still contribute. go to, search clearview high school. the phillies will honor a local school for reading and fitness achievements. the phanatic surprised students
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, they have to read at least 15 minutes a way. as for the phanatic, he will soon be busier. the phillies start spring training in only ten days. >> pretty amazing. >> burlington county police responded to a medical emergency. >> in a real twist, the officers instead ended up getting a sewing lesson. they were called to old city quilts in burlington county. the two responding officers pulled up chairs and joined in. old city quilts posted video on facebook of the officers showing off their new sewing skills. i think 100 years ago, making quilt was a community event. >> always. >> it's nice for burlington and old city quilts and those officers to join in.ç very nice. you're watching nbc 10. "nbc 10 news today" at 5:00 starts right now. nbc 10 breaking news.
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>> we're getting new information from witnesses at the scene of a police investigation in chester, delaware county. what they say they heard as it all went down. plus, this -- >> it was so, so, so, so, so cold. you couldn't even imagine how cold it was. >> three bucks county boys are recovering this morning after falling through the ice. this morning we're tracking rain and snow but the big concern right now is shore flooding. we'll get your first alert forecast coming up in mere seconds. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> i'm tracy davidson. it is 5:00 a.m. 38 degrees in philadelphia. let's begin with meteorologist bill henley. in the first alert weather center. bill? >> it's a windy one, especially at the shore. the wind could produce flooding as the day goes on. this say live view from cape may, beach avenue at this hour is dry. between 6:30 and 7:30 this morning, that's when we'll see high tides, could see flooding. the winds are steady at


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