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devices. >> taking to the streets. we'll tell you why neighbors rallied outside a philadelphia school to protest a possible change. good morning. welcome to "nbc 10 news today." i'm vai sikahema. >> and i'm tracy davidson. let's head to meteorologist bill henley. bill? >> bundle up this morning. dry in the city. there are clouds blowing through the area. the 10-mile-an-hour wind is just enough to make it feel a bit colder this morning. just dropped one degree. 2 degrees in philadelphia. teens in the pocono mountains. so bundle up if you're heading out and grab your sunglasses. we'll see bright sunshine. a few thin clouds passing by blowing through the area. the temperatures barely moving through most of the morning. by 1:00 this afternoon will warm into the mid 308s. i'll go through the forecast neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm back in ten minutes. right now jessica boyington has your first alert traffic.
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>> that's right. on route 55 northbound around route 40 near exist 39, all lanes are closed right now and detoured because of this accident scene. now, originally i would have said to take dellty drive. but right now it's also closed because of an accident investigation. flole the detours so you don't get stuck in another mess. this morning the accident investigation is on delty drive. here's route 309 around stump road. you can see no problems in either direction. 422 is okay. we're in the green. no increase in the drive time. an eight-minute trip. speed in the 60s. tracy. only on nbc 10 you'll hear from a man who broke his leg in an asaumt. police brought him in for
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questioning and after he couldn't stand detective adam o'donnell put him in the back of a police car and dropped him off on a random road. he says he still has the injuries and it's affected his personal life and he's unable to work. >> i'm still wondering why it happened from the get-go. i never did anything. i never did anything wrong. >> the department has suspended o'donnell for 30 days with the intent to dismiss him. the head of the fraternal order of police believes o'donnell is innocent of the charges. we continue to learn more about the shooting of an allentown police officer. it's a story we brought you as breaking news yesterday morning. police tell us man opened fire on the detectives serving a warrant. he shot the detective in the arm. they shot him back. he he's wanted in the murder of a woman found in a recycling bin
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two blocks away. neighbors tell nbc 10 they often saw the suspect and the victim walking together. >> when she used to walk, she always had black slacks on and she had blake black and white sneakers on, i noticed. here when they said she was in the dumpster, they said black and white nikes, that hit me in the head. i said, you know what? that could bmt that girl, you know. am here it was. >> this morning police continue to hold that man in custody. from the jersey shore bureau, family, friends, and co-workers will pay tribute to an atlantic city police officer who died in the line of duty. kevin wilkins accidentally shot himself while on duty six years ago. a philadelphia neighborhood is making a push to keep its public school public.
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>> our city, our school. >> parents, teachers, and students rallied. the school superintendent recently cancel plant to make worcester a charter school after the school made significant improvingments but then the decision was overrode and put school back on the charter list. >> we're tied of our school being underresourced and an accountability divide that's being used to shut down the schools after they've been under resourced and they say that the children are not doing well. >> the src will vote in april on the plan to make worcester and two other schools charter schools. new from overnight, philadelphia police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a man. detectives tell us the victim was sitting in a car at 52nd and spruce in philadelphia. the shooter ran up to the side of the car, fired, and took off.
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we'll have a live report in just minutes. it's five minutes past 5:00 and 33 degrees outside. in decision 2016 marco rubio pecked up the endorsement of the south carolina governor. >> governor nikki haley threw her support behind rubio at a rally northwest in the state's capital. haley had long made it clear donald trump would not get her support. she told the crowd she wanted somebody humm somebody humbled enough. >> trust me. she's a great person. >> the two former presidents in bush's family spoke to haley to help win her endorsement. on the democratic side, clinton campaigned in her native chicago as she highlighted the issue of gun safety. more than 370 people have been shot in chicago so far this
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year. clinton vowed to work every day for gun control as president. she also criticized rival bernie sanders for calling president obama weak and disappointing and promised to build on the prlt's accomplishments. >> cleanup continues at the boys club in philadelphia. yesterday dozens helped pick up as a storm ripped pieces of a roof off tuesday. tarps were used to konk the gaps and keep the inside dry. some left work early to come drag away all the debris. >> that's what the boys club is, you know. this is why this club is so important. it brings out the best of everybody. >> a go fund me page has already ratds $7,000 to help with repairs. six minutes after 5:00 and the wind is blowing. that's a steady breeze this morning.
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this morning mt. pocono, 17 degrees. a little bit colder in atlantic city at the airport. you can see the snow, manmade snow being blown past shawnee. certainly cold enough to make snow again after the rain we had just a couple of days ago. now 6 degrees is what it feels like in the mountains with the wind blowing, 24 in philadelphia, and now it feels like 19 in wilmington. the wind has picked up. notice these clouds. with these clouds. a few flurries are possible but the air is very dry. most of what you see on the radar is going to disappear before it reaches the ground. temperatures will slowly climb but tonal 33 degrees. just above freezing for allentown and reading. mt. poconos cease 26. the wind out of the northwest. that will keep temperatures on
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the low side for doylestown, trenton and mt. holly. even at the show. 35 for cape may, rehoboth, 35, and vineland and dover also into the middle 30s this afternoon. plenty of sunshine but the wind will make it feel like the 20s. even this afternoon, 34 in wilmington and swedesboro, 35 degrees. a warmup, this time for the weekend. wait till you see the seven-day forecast when i'm back in ten minutes. >> we'll see you then, bill. eight minutes after 5:00. time to get a check on traffic and how things look for traffic. >> nbc 10's jessica boyington has that. what are you seeing? >> it's an early start. if you take route 55, you might want to pay attention this morning. northbound around route 40, which is exist 39, awe lanes are closed right now and detoured.
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typically i would tell you to take dellty drive. you don't want to get stuck in this either. your best bet at least at this time of the morning with a lot of volume out there is to take those detours. route 47 in viepland is also closed and detoured. some little delays because of the closure. also moving up a little north. delran township, an overturned car. when we get later on in our commute, we'll have a sticky situation. this is around the vine street expressway. eastbound right in here doing okay. so that full drive time is a 13-minute trip.
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we're still in the 60s right now and if you take mass transit, here's good news. patco, amtrak, new jersey transit and amtrak, tracy. attorneys for bill cosby are taking charge. plus gas station skimmers. it could cost you much more what you pay at the pump. what officials are doing in our area to make sure you are not at risk.
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it's 5:13 on this thursday morning. we told you about gas station skimmers that help thieves steal credit card information from commerce, but now those criminals are coming up with new ways to try to hide those devices. matt delucia is live. matt, you're going along with them to find these. >> that's right. they warned of skimming devices but probably not in the way  you're used to hearing about. how long would it take to get in here and attack something like that? >> well, it took me two minutes, maybe three minutes. >> reporter: so here's what's happening. thieves are buying master keys for gas pumps or picking locks to get inside and attach a small
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device that reads your credit card information. that way they can read your info and spend on your account. we watched as weights & measures inspected three gas stations. now they're specifically looking for these skimmers. >> the scanners like to go to the outside pumps where they may not be seen so easily by the general public. the important part for them is installing the device. once the device is installed, damage is done at that point. >> reporter: the good news is they have not found any skimmers on the inside of the pump yet. they want to get ahead of this and warn consumers just to be on the lookout. just keep an eye on your credit card accounts. so dwlou fihow do you find someu can't see. in the 6:00 hour i'll show you what you should be looking for
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when you go to pay at the gas pump. >> thank you. a school district is apologizing for what it calls an embarrassing mistake. a staffer accidentally sent an e-mail to parents making fun of wipers. it had aa an attachment called the "hurt feelings report." they got it from an outside source and accidentally attached it to an e-mail to parents. 31 degrees. happening today in michigan. the u.s. health and services secretary is heading to flint to get a firsthand look at the response to the city's water crisis. she's scheduled to meet with local leaders and house leaders to focus on how to deal with the
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growing concerns. yesterday they offered a plan to coat the pipes and conduct an infrastructure study. a los angeles hospital paid bitcoins. the ceo says they paid in bitcoins because it was the quickest way to get their computer network back. bitcoins are an online currency that's hard to trace. it's a preferred ransom method for hackers and the authorities are investigating the attack. this morning there's a recall. the recall involved rav4 and vanguard suvs produced since 20 2005. a crack in the seatbelt could damage the seatbelt. a new jersey congressman
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wants to put women on the same plan as men. yesterday he got help of the girl scouts in central and southern new jersey. as a 10-year-old i think paem should be gech the same opportunities and the same award for the same hard work no matter what. >> they say there's still much more work to be done. 5:17. another check of traffic on this thursday morning. i believe we're looking at route 202. >> jessica boyington has that. jessica? >> yes. no problems or delays yet. you u ski the drive time. we're still in the green. if you're heading to the have no problem right now. same. you can see everyone moving along just fine. we had a route closed because of an accident scene. now we have word that traffic
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will be allowed by the scene, is delty drive around garden road. all lanes are closed due to a detour. that accident scene has become fatal. so now that will be there for whim some time. we'll keep you updated. we'll have updates for you in the next ten minutes or so. 18 minutes after 5:00. the wind is blowing. that's a cold wind blowing this morning. you'll have to bumdle up. 2 degrees with the wind at 10 miles an hour. feels like 24 degrees this morning. that's in philadelphia. there are some colder spots.
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wilmington feels like in the teens. and in the pocono mountains, single digits. you can see the snow, the manmade snow. there could be flurries out there. i'm watching the clouds. very dry air along with these colder temperatures, so it's a pretty good bet they'll miss the flurries. 28 right now in wilmington. it's dropped into the 20s. it's 30 trees in west chester. you can see the clouds blowing in riding on the winds. a little bit on the radar. again, very dry air. we will see clouds return tomorrow after we get some bright sunshine today. futurecast showing we stay nice and dry and clear today. but look at the clouds moving into the ohio valley. it's part of a system that's going to bring us cloud cover tomorrow. you'll see it increasing.
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by early in the afternoon, 1:00, we'll be looking at mostly cloudy skies. once they're through the area, we're on our way to a warmer weekend. but, nothing warmer about today. mostly sunny skies. that will feel good, but the cold breeze will be blowing. it will be running ten degrees below normal. tomorrow, colder in the morning, down to 22. then into the 40s in the afternoon. we'll see the clouds. won't get the bright snipe on friday but i will be around. look at saturday. 57 after a morning low of 35 and not quite as chilly sunday morning with partly sunny skies sunday afternoon. back in the upper 50s. they'll make it in the 50s. we'll watch a coastal system that could bring us mainly rain tuesday and wednesday. >> thank you, bill joom reconsider a jail sentence. that's what lawyer is asking for fr. a judge after a person was found guilty of attacking a gay
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cup philadelphia. hear why he thinks she should receive punishment other than jail time. plus an ambitious plan may be happening in philadelphia. we'll tell wru what mayor jim kenny wants to do in just two years.
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city will soon cash in on the ex-port business. he said it will unlock the port's ability to lock the trade. landon dowdy is here with details in the cnbc business morning news. good morning, landon. >> hi, tracy. good morn dwroug. walmart is argumentative six shifts and is coming up with more to offer employees more control over their schedules which has been a focus of labor groups. they claim they gave little notice and sometimes exert too much control over employees' hours. futures are flat this morning. stocks posting a third straight day of gains this morning. oil prices with more than 5%. crude is trading above $31 a barrel this morning and we get
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data from walmart this morning. now rising 258 points to 16,454. the nasdaq up to 4534. back to you. >> landon dowdy with cnbc. landon, thanks. 31 degrees. it's a cold start this morning. it feels cold because the wind is blowing a few clouds. there's a live view from center city from the adventure aquarium. the time is 5:25. jessica boyington is watching your first alert traffic. jessie. >> you can see no problems in either direction, but it's not the same story for new jersey. when i come back at 5:30, we're going to go ore all the things going on in the garden state. and i'm drew smith live in west philadelphia where police
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are investigating the shooting death and ambush of a man on the sidewalk. we'll give dwrul details at the bottom of the hour. plus, back on the table, lawmakers in delaware are again pushing for an increase in the state gas tax. hear why they want the inkraes and how the new proposal is didn't.
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right now on "nbc 10 news today" police on the scene of a homicide on the west side of philadelphia. we'll tell you how it happened and who investigators are looking for. >> in a cell for two hours for no reason and then kicked my leg for no reason. >> senseless. that's how the district attorney is describing an officer's alleged attack and now the victim is telling his story only to nbc 10. a bust drug rinne worth $1 million. why this arrest could have a major impact on drug use in our area. good morning and welcome to "nbc 10 news" tore. i'm tracy davidson. >> and i'm vai sikahema. let's start with bill henley. he has the forecast. you say it's a little cloudy. most of it is going to get pushed aside. >> don't expect a big warmup.
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clouds pushing through the area. actually spotted a few snow flurries in the radar but the air is very dry at the surface. as the flurries come down, they're evaporating. the wind taking a break right now. there's going to be a steady breeze blowing. there's a 12-mile-an-hour wind in philadelphia and wilmington. it niece the teens and 20s. the temperatures, 28 and doylestown is right at the freezing mark in philadelphia. south philadelphia and roxborough just a little bit colder. so everybody's got the chill this morning. with the wind blowing, those clouds that are moving through the area will keep on going. but don't look for a big warmup. a minimal warmup with sunshine by 10:00 this morning. 32 degrees. 35, just above freezing at 1:00 this afternoon. winds at 13 miles an hour. i'll go through the forecast, neighborhood by neighborhood when i'm backn

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