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own hands to fight off her attacker. first, we start with our first alert team tracking a threat for rain on your friday night. if you got plans, you'll defer nitly want to hear this forecast. there's a chance of showers could linger into the start of our weekend. >> that's right. nbc 10 is tracking rain in your neighborhood weather forecast. >> guys, yeah, the neighborhood weather forecast we do is important because going into the weekend, we do expect rain to linger in the area, so with the neighborhood weather we pinpoint those areas because not everyone's going to see this linger into your saturday. our neighborhood weather on the radar here, we have a big area, unorganized showers and storms. this is slowly moving in our direction, but it's really hit or miss as we go through the rest of tonight. you see most of the rain is down to the south and off to our west. locally, the only showers that we really have are in parts of
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cape may county in delaware earlier, and so we're seeing mostly just light rain to moderate rain and heavy rain offshore. as we go through the rest of the evening, we're not going to see things dry up, but see those rain chances continue. if you're headed out tonight, you might want to grab your umbrella, and don't forget when i'm on tv, the seven-day forecast scrolls at the bottom of the screen no matter if you live in pennsylvania, new jersey, or delaware. that's part of the new neighborhood weather. tonight, philadelphia area, your planner, by 6:00 p.m., mid-70s, mostly dry, and 10:00, showers will be around. pennsylvania suburbs, showers, and lehigh valley with a chance of showers, but mostly cloudy skies. south jersey, showers around the 10:00 hour, and lingering through the first half of the day tomorrow. along the jersey shore, better chance by 10:00 tonight, and early tomorrow morning. coming up, we'll take a look at future weather, we'll see which
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areas see it lingering through part of your saturday and also the rest of the weekend forecast straight ahead. >> make sure you grab an umbrella. thank you. download our app to track tonight's rain and plan ahead for the weekend. get the same technology our meteorologists use on your smart phone or tablet. today, nbc 10 is learning more about the student who died after she was assaulted inside a bathroom at a wilmington high school. nbc 10 is live this evening in wilmington. you also spoke with other students about the victim and what led up to the fight. what are they telling you? >> reporter: well, they tell us the 16-year-old girl was loved by of her classmates, that she was quiet, not the kind of girl to get into fights, but school officials say that's what happened yesterday. you can see a look here at the memorial of cards and flowers and letters. school officials say that 16-year-old was involved in a fight and died from her injuries. >> so many different versions, you know, to the story, and
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everything. the main concern is that who would ever think that when you send your children to school that you get a phone call that said, you know, telling you that something fatal occurred to your child. >> reporter: parents and students are still searching for answers as to how a 16-year-old died after a fight with other students inside her wilmington high school. >> it's crazy for someone to lose their life over a fight. >> reporter: those who knew amy francis says she was not the girl to fight and had good grades and was quiet. >> she was a very friendly person, and she was not about violence at all. >> reporter: school officials say francis was seriously injured in a fight in the girl's bathroom yesterday morning but has not said how she died or if charges are coming and confirmed witnesses have been interviewed and are investigating the case. sandy hicks, a girl scout leader, says violence is anywhere. >> violence is going on a lot with our girls.
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>> reporter: someone wrote a note, a piece of purple paper saying, to the girls of howard high school, respect each other, respect yourselves. many people coming out here tonight leaving cards and flowers. the prosecutor's office tells us they are still working with wilmington police on this, examining physical and forensic evidence and social media postings. reporting live in wilmington, nbc 10 news. now to decision 2016 coverage, four days to go until voters head to the polls, and every delegate counts for the presidential candidates making stop after stop, campaigning hard all across our area today. here's a live look at the state fairgrounds in harrington content county are a rally for trump, and supporters were lined up all day earlier just to catch a glimpse of the republican candidate heading in. nbc 10 is there joining us for a
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live report coming up at 6:00. talk about the democrats now. they made a mhandful of stops today. >> pushing for support with four days to go ahead of tuesday as primary. we have a breakdown of the campaigns. lauren, a lot at stake for the two candidates tuesday. >> reporter: keith and rosemary, a lot of delegates, almost 200 at stake in pennsylvania. pennsylvania's always big, but it's not always quite as important. this year, though, it comes as the primary comes at a crucial time for democrats. hillary clintonments to secure her lead. sanders really needs to boost up his delegate numbers for voters, though, means lots of chances to see candidates in person. >> my mother-in-law texted me and said, hillary clinton's coming. >> reporter: outside the curds and whey restaurant, she brought three children who got out of school today. >> i remember as a kid, my dad took me to see gerald.
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>> reporter: pennsylvania a political battleground again, she wanted her kids to have the experience of seeing hillary clinton. >> i think that means the country will be taking a big step from the first african-american to the first woman president. >> reporter: clinton addressed the possibility talking about instilling confidence in children. >> i am hoping if i'm fortunate enough to be president and break that highest and hardest glass ceiling that it will send a message. you know what, stand up to this, follow your own dreams, make sure that you're being kind to other people. >> reporter: clinton's democratic opponent, bernie sanders, got an enthusiastic welcome in philadelphia. >> nothing that i'm talking about cannot be accomplished if, a, we stand together, and, b, importantly, we have the courage to stand up to the greed of the 1%. >> reporter: his supporters like what he is reaching for. >> what senator sanders shows us
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is he has the ability to bring all people together. >> reporter: it's supporters who now take the baton for the candidates, clearing the road again. pennsylvania is not the only state holding a primary next week so they are stopping in rhode island and connecticut and maryland. there's a few more stops before election day. >> we'll be all over them. thank you so much, lauren. mothers of the movement meanwhile, campaign for hillary clinton in dover, they consist of mothers who lost children to gun violence and police incidents. they campaign tonight discussing clinton's plan to tackle gun violence and reform the criminal justice system. on the other hand, ted cruz spent the day in the keystone state, beginning with a rally in williamsport, and off to scranton, cruz behind trump in the polls greets supporters tonight at 7:00.
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in montgomery and delaware counties, john kasich turns to connecticut. he's at an event tonight. >> for complete decision 2016 coverage including the latest count ps and upcoming primaries, tap the nbc 10 app. >> right now, the investigation into the death of prince is ongoing. >> within the past 30 minutes, authorities in carver coupe minnesota wrapped up a press conference giving details into the death. authorities say there's no reason to believe this was a suicide. there are no obvious signs of foul play. an autopsy happened today, but the results may not be finished for several weeks. staff members of prince's studio reach him tuesday morning so looked for him and found him unresponsive in an elevator and pronounced dead on the scene. police won't say whether they recovered any items from the
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home. >> in life, he was a very private person. we're going to continue to respect his privacy and his dignity. >> police are working with prince's loveds and gathering medical as they investigate. in cell phone shows prince at the final concert taken a week ago at atlanta's fox theater. you can see prince walking along the edge of the stage shaking hands with fans. >> if you turned on the radio as you were driving to work today, a lot of stations dedicated the day to prince. we talked to jen and bill in the morning from 101.1 more fm and incredible to hear connections people had to prince and his music. >> prince was my first concert here in philadelphia. it was at the university of pennsylvania. i'm not going to date myself, but it was the early -- somewhere in the early '80s, and he was just amazing.
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>> while in the studios this morning, they let listeners try their voices at finishing the lyrics to prince songs. several moviers in the area are showing prince's movie, "purple rain" this weekend. here's a list, amc in bensalem, and amc in cherry hill and hamilton. this evening at 10:00, a tribute to prince, "dateline" presents an hour long special to commemorate the singer, watch prince life and death of an icon tonight at 10:00 right here on nbc 10. meanwhile, new at 5:00, gambling halls plan to hire more workers this year. the chairman of the new jersey see know commission vowed eight casinos plan to hire 2400 workers, 600 jobs full-time, and 1 turks are seasonal with hires lasting mostly through the summer. today should have been a payday
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for hundreds of employees in attic city, but instead, it was no-pay friday. it's been two weeks since the workers were paid, and they won't see another check until may 8. the city hopes a free barbecue for workers, and serving up food as a way to keep morale high. money and food was donated. >> hundreds of people gathered this afternoon to remember a school superintendent hit and killed while jogging this week. it was an e emotional tribute to steve mayer who served as the school superintendent. ♪ here in the power of christ i'll stand ♪ >> family, friends, and many of mayer's students filled the princeton alliance church for today's service. mayer remembered as an educator, an innovator, and friend, but maybe most importantly, as a family man devoted to his wife and three sons. mayer was struck and killed
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tuesday while out for a morning run with his dog. according to investigators, a 17-year-old student from robbinsville high school hit them on the way to campus for a class trip. taking a right turn now, the five dollar bill is getting a new look. philadelphia native, marian anderson will be on the new bill. the civil rights pioneer is one of the first historic african-american women to appear on the currency. earlier this week, we learned thatman is replacing jackson on the $20, and she escaped from slavery in maryland and came to philadelphia. she went on to help rescue dozens of others using the underground railroad. a right of passage for high school students on prom night, how one local university is making it a night to remember for some very special students. in less than a week to go until the draft with a new coach at the helm, we are talking to
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the experts about the big moves, the birds could make. 5 white men brutally attack an african-american. using racial slurs. and beating the victim unconscious. the entire incident caught on tape. but district attorney steve zappala gives the attackers plea deals. drops all charges of hate crimes. and now four will serve no jail time at all. five black guys jump one white guy... nobody would be going home. steve zappala. he shouldn't be our attorney general.
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tonight, we have a major announcement about one of the biggest events in philadelphia. nbc 10, telemundo 62, and comcast nbc universal proud to announce we're the new home for
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the waw welcome america festi l festival. >> watch the concert and fireworks live here on both stations, and, of course, on your iphone, ipad any device you may have, it will all be live. it's much more than that, though. you may not realize the wawa welcome america festival lasts eight days, and weal be there for it all from the parade in the city to the events through all the cities neighborhoods. let's take a live look at ben franklin parkway where action is happening. it will be packed for that concert, and america's biggest birthday party, wawa welcome america. watch it again right here on its new home, nbc 10 and 62. >> of course, everything we broadcast live on tv will also be available to you in the palm of your hand hand so if you travel for the 4th of july weekend, have no fear, we have you covered on the app and
5:17 pm a celebration of earth day. they launched a live osprey come ra today. you can see it right there. one of the ospreys features an active nest at the vessel docking slips at louis fer ree terminal, and they returned for a third season, first year, three baby, and two babies came last year. >> a woman accusing bill cosby of drugging and molesting her, the father or motherer teen access says that cosby defamed her when going public with allegations against him in 2014. a federal judge dpliismissed th lawsuit saying cosby was protected by the first amendment, but another judge is letting a similar suit move forward. he's facing charges for allegedly assaulting a woman inside his montgomery county home.
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they are becoming a visible presence in this year's race for the white house. family members who say loved ones died at the hands of the police. sunday, hear from the mother of sandra bland, her mother in town campaigns for hillary clinton. sandra was found dead in her jail cell in texas days after being arrested for a minor traffic violation. >> you meet so many other mothers who have lost children kids decades ago, weeks ago, months ago, and you don't know their names, that's a problem. >> join me for nbc 10 at issue sunday morning at 11:30 after "meet the press." >> happening tonight, jews in our area and around the world observe the passover holiday at sun down. the week long holiday commemorates the israelites' exodus from slavery. they fled so quickly they didn't have time for the bread to rise. in keeping with tradition, jews
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abstain from eating leavened bred for the duration of the holiday. >> a radio call for a moment of silence for a fallen officer. 54 years ago today, an atlantic city officer gunned down over a speeding ticket. friends, family, and coworkers gather today to remember clayton, an army veteran and received the purple heart. today, of course, is earth day, and kids celebrated by getting grafty at the constitution center. there was arts and crafts activities and learned how to make recycled paper. you may have noticed our peacock in the lower right hand corner of the screen is also sporting green to celebrate. >> now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> well, a warm and kind of humid day because we have a lot
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of moisture in the atmosphere and chance for pop-up showers and thunderstorm later on this evening. temperatures are warm, 76 philadelphia, 7 allentown, and 75 wilmington, 74 in violet, and 77 in atlantic city. along the shore, we're looking at slightly warmer temperatures. live look out citizens bank park, overcast skies and hazy, but we have the pop-up showers in the forecast. here's a look at the radar. most of the rain is down to the south or off to the west, but later on tonight, i think we'll see more of this moving into the area, so let's zoom in on the philadelphia area. most of the heavier rain is in parts of the virginias, but locally, maybe just some sprinkles now through parts of south jersey and delaware. cape may county dealing with light rain with the heaviest offshore and sprinkles moving into south jersey and delaware like new castle county, and salem and as far as future weather is concerned through tonight, most of the area will
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be staying dry, and then we're going to watch the overnight hours, so this is future weather closer to 7:00 p.m., pop-up sprinkles, nothing major by then as far as heavy rain or large area of rain, but 11:30 tonight, popup sures in the valley, rain that's consistent on a lot of the models for parts of south jersey and delaware here by 11:30 tonight and go overnight, showers moving through, that's expected, and now here's 6:00, saturday morning, rain, south jersey and delaware and even through the first half of the day for your saturday, south jersey and delaware, seeing the rain around, that's where going to linger the most, and by the afternoon, slowly moving occupant, but eventually later saturday night, we to clear up a lot. going into tomorrow, philadelphia area, i think, sees rain lingering early, so fair amount, temperatures 70 degrees, developing sunshine, and low 70s, westchester, phoenixville in the upper 60s to 70 degrees.
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lehigh valley in the mid to upper 60 and drying tomorrow with cloud cover. south jersey, rain throughout the day tomorrow, and closer to the shore, wildwood at 62, cool with lingering rain. same in atlantic city, showers linger tomorrow, tomorrow 63 degrees. trenton at 71 degrees tomorrow, and morristown at 70, and philadelphia, again, we expect that rain to be lingering early. in delaware, will ming at 70 degrees. really depends where you live, which is why we do this neighborhood forecast across the weekend, better chance of rain is going to linger south and east, temperatures in the 60s, and philadelphia at 70 degrees. sunday is great for everybody. 70 and sunny in philadelphia on sunday. closer to the shore, though, a bit of a difference, low 60s. don't forget your seven day
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forecast scrolling at the bottom of the screen whether you live in pennsylvania, new jersey, or delaware. more details on the weekend coming up. >> parts of the neighborhood forecast, seven day always scrolling. thank you. one of the toughest competition for student and it's about to get more difficult. why scripts is adding a little more sting to the spelling bee. reported s makes cuts to social security benefits. and the plan raises the retirement age. it's true. the a.a.r.p. opposed the plan, citing dramatic cuts to medicare benefits. the plan sestak supports means higher out-of-pocket costs for millions on medicare. any way you spin it, the truth about sestak is gonna hurt. women vote is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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therwe cannot defeatsay a corrupt political system and fix a rigged economy. but i believe we need to lift our vision above the obstacles in place and look to the american horizon. to a nation where every child can not only dream of going to college, but attend one. where quality healthcare will be a birthright of every citizen. where a good job is not a wish, but a reality. where women receive equal pay and a living wage is paid to all. an america where after a lifetime of labor, there is time for rest and grandchildren. a nation that defends our people and our values,
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but no longer carries so much of that burden alone. i know we can create that america if we listen to our conscience and our hearts and not to the pundits and the naysayers. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message, and i ask for your vote. 5 white men brutally attack an african-american. using racial slurs. and beating the victim unconscious. the entire incident caught on tape. but district attorney steve zappala gives the attackers plea deals. drops all charges of hate crimes. and now four will serve no jail time at all. five black guys jump one white guy... nobody would be going home. steve zappala. he shouldn't be our attorney general.
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don't look for a special surprise the next time you open up a box of cracker jacks. the brand is ending its 125 year tradition of including a toy prize inside. it's replacing the toy with stickers containing digital codes. those codes lead cracker jackers to baseball inspired games that you can play then on your phone. huh. >> dozens of k-marts and sears stores are closing all across the country including a few here in our area. here's what we know. the k-mart on frankfurt avenue in philly could close as soon as late july. the k mart on fifth street highway is closing doors, and retail officials say look for sales starting in mid-may. they also say workers may have the chance to apply for jobs at other area sears and kmarts. for two years now, two years in a row, the spelling bee ends
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in a tie. >> crazy if you think about it with how hard the words. organizers don't want that to happen again, so the national spelling bee is adding sting to the competition. the championship rounds are longer and harder for years, the championship round stuck to a list of about 25 words chosen weeks before the competition. well, now, the organizers will use a list as large as 75 words that i can barely say let alone spell. >> leave it up to the kids. >> exactly, exactly. we have been talking about this all day, chilling pictures that police want you to see. >> a thrown to the ground and attacked on a south philadelphia street. how she literally took matters into her hands to fight back against her attacker. we're just four days away from the pennsylvania primary. nbc 10 looks at the biggest race heating up across the state. fight back and rebuild
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an economy. so does she. we need jobs that provide dignity and a bright future.
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new penalties to stop companies from moving profits and jobs overseas. for businesses that create manufacturing jobs, a new tax credit. and let's invest in clean energy jobs, with 500 million solar panels installed by the end of her first term. a real plan to create new jobs and industries of the future. hillary clinton. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. first alert weather tracks rain headed out for your friday night. make sure you have that umbrella handy. we could see showers pop up across the area, but linger into the weekend? >> we have your neighborhood weather forecast. >> the great thing about the neighborhood weather is we can break down each region and neighborhood because not everybody's going to see the rain linger tomorrow, but some
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of you will be waking up to cloudy skies some showers early in the morning. here is a live look at the ray day right now. the rain is mostly off to the west, and down to the south. if we zoom in here and noetsds h notice it's a rainy pattern at the moment, not much going on locally, but this evening, we'll see popup showers, can't rule out a thunderstorm. also, don't forget zemseven day forecast scrolls for you. in delaware and south jersey, a few sprinkles, nothing heavy, and that's what we expect throughout friday evening. take a look at the forecast for tonight. this is our planner, and it includes a lot of our neighborhoods, so for allentown at 10:00 p.m., 63 degrees, mostly cloudy, reading 61. atlantic city, though, one of the areas seeings around 10:00 tonight, 67 degrees.
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wilmington at 65, showers at 10:00 p.m. same in philadelphia, overnight, tomorrow morning, rain lingering. best chance will be along the shore and in, could even see rain through the philadelphia area early, but temperatures right around 60 degrees starting off saturday coming up, a look at the weekend forecast and the nicer day of the weekend, but temperatures are a little cooler. that's straight ahead. >> track tonight's showers and prepare for the weekend plans with our nbc 10 app, down load for free to get radar and seven-day forecast on your smart phone or tablet. right now, skyforce10 over breaking news, a large traffic backup at philadelphia international airport right now. it's all because of a protest of uber drivers. the uber black limo and taxi drivers demonstrating today saying drivers for uberx and lyft operate illegally at the airport. this is uber's ride sharing
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service, and x lets them use personal vehicles. we'll monitor the protest there. it may just be an issue of people who are picking up family members at the airport or dropping them off, so keep that in mind as you head out. right now, police are trying to find this man who assaulted a teen in south philadelphia. you can see the victim's hand around the suspect's neck fighting off the attacker. nbc 10's brandon hudson is live near the scene in south philly, and you got new information from the police in that neighborhood? >> reporter: rosemary and keith, a police officer gave me this crime bulletin. he was passing them around the neighborhood. this happened in this block, the 1300 block of warton street and police are looking at surveillance video where we saw a couple cameras on this building across the street.
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a thwarted attack caught on camera. they shared this photo with nbc 10 of an attempt the sexual assault around 1:30 wednesday morning. the guy in the hoodie with a hand on his throat are who investigators are looking for. >> these intruders have to be taken down and it's great it's a woman who saved herself from what could have potentially been very bad for her and her family. >> reporter: ashley heard the 19-year-old woman screaming not far from her house. >> heard it start, went away, and it got really close. >> she dialled 911 and went outside and never saw the victim. that young woman told police she believed she was being followed for a block. >> the offensive rushed up her, grabbed her, tackled her to the ground and pulled her dress down. >> reporter: the woman pepper sprayed the man and hit him in the throat before he ran away. she had minor injuries, but will be fine. we showed ashley forte the
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surveillance image and did not recognize the attacker but will keep a look especially since she works late. >> i try to, you know, pay attention to where i'm at and what's around me, and hold my phone near in case anything suspicious happens. >> reporter: ashley told me her biggest concern is looking out for her two sisters and neighboring kids here in part of south philadelphia. police say the attacker was 5'7", 227 pounds, and 37 years old. live in south philadelphia, brandon hudson, nbc 10 news. >> thank you. the u.s. army reserve turns 108 this weekend. through the years, reserve soldiers have been a part of every major military event starting with world war 1 and leading to the global war on terrorism. right now, there are about 200,000 army reserve soldiers serving all over the world. tragedy tonight in a rural ohio town. eight people are dead, zemseven
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shot execution style at four crime seens in an appalachian region. according to invers gaiters, seven victims, including two children, were shot at three homes along a rural country road. there's not an active shooter and nobody under arrest. it's also unclear if the killer is among the dead. back at home, a fire that burned a half dozen homes in camden this morning, and they said it was deliberately set. there's a person of interest in custody. flames forced more than two dozen people from their homes, medics took two adults and five kids to the hospital to be checked out for smoke inhalation. >> coast guard rescue at the jersey shore caught on camera this morning. a crew from the atlantic city air station hoisted two men to safety after their boat ran aground in the river. the men were taken to millville airport and checked out by ems crew on scene.
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no word on whether they were hurt. the number two pick in next week's nfl draft, but the question remains which quarterback will the eagles get. >> right now, signs point towards wentz, and how he performs could shake the franchise for years to come. here's more. >> reporter: a year ago at draft times, fans begged chip kelly, do the deal. kelly came up short, roseman delivered. >> we decided that moving up to the second pick was the right move for our franchise. >> reporter: the question is, is this the right deal for the eagles? >> if i'm the eagles, do i make the call? absolutely. do i see what they're asking for?
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absolutely if that was the offer, take or leave it, i would say, you know, it's okay. stay at eight and take the best player. >> reporter: if wentz is a top qbn nfl, this deal will be remembered for years to come, but the draft expert, josh norris, has concerns that will happen. >> he has a fatal flaw in his game, freezes in the pocket. he freezes in quick sand. feet stop, eyes stop, shoulders stop, and he locks on to that primary receiver far too often. >> the birds hope that obsessment is incorrect, and it's likely they hope to revive the longest run of sustained success they had under jeffrey, and that'sing back andy reid and mcnabb in the form of doug peterson and their quarterback of the future. >> mr. lori endorsed this thing all along. he went to visit these kids own the road and did private
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workouts giving them their blessing, do the deal. i want a franchise quarterback. >> reporter: nbc 10. we'll have so much more draft coverage in our nbc 10 eagles' draft day special thursday live from lincoln financial field at 7:00 p.m. join us for conversations with peterson and roseman, and john clark will be in chicago and hear from carson. it's all happening on thursday at 7:00 only at nbc 10. next on nbc 10 news at 5:00, counting down the days for the pennsylvania primary, and we're not talking about the presidents issue race. coming up, we take a closer look at the other big contests heating up across the state.
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modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle. one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare.
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that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. most new wealth flows it's called a rigged economy, and this is how it works. to the top 1%. it's a system held in place by corrupt politics where wall street banks and billionaires buy elections. my campaign is powered by millions of small contributions. people like you who want to fight back. the truth is you can't change a corrupt system by taking its money. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message. join us for real change. decision 2016 coverage of a race heating up ahead of pennsylvania's primary. >> looking to take her seat after announcing she's not seeking re-election.
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john and joe peters will be on the republican ticket, and, tonight, n 10 lauren mayk introduces us and why he's running. >> for many years -- >> reporter: this is how voters in chester, month come ri counties know him now. as a four-term state senator representing them in harrisburg. he argues it is just part of the experience he has for the job of attorney general. >> i have practiced variations of the law and a business background plus a senator to build consensus to fashion partnerships to get legislation passed into the governor's desk. >> reporter: working in civil law and ag's office focusing on medicaid fraud from 1988-91. a race this year, in which prosecutor experience is a sprawl topic. >> any concerns that may be rusty or have to brush up on that? >> no attorney general goes in the courtroom today to
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prosecutor people. >> reporter: he says broad base knowledge makes him unique in the field. >> legislation, many of the bills i work on are tools in the tool belt to put bad guys behind bars and work on changes as well. >> reporter: consumer priorities include protecting your citizens from scams. >> do outreach in senior centers and assistant living centers to be aware of scam art is. >> reporter: and wants to create an e-mail ethics code for employees, a response to the scandal involving pornographic e-mails circulating among attorneys and judges. endorsed by the republican party, he says he wants to bring back responsibility to the office. >> this office has fell into disrepair, and we need somebody with the guts to break the shift. >> reporter: i'm lauren mayk, nbc 10 news. >> winner of the republican nomination faces off the democratic winner in november.
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switches gears, a must-win for the flyers tonight to continue the quest for the cup. still ahead, the rookie defenseman who is helping keep their playoff hopes alive. modres: the cost of living the pay stays the same. i have to work extra hours just to make ends meet. it's a big struggle. one person that really gets this is katie mcginty. she came from a working-class family. she was ninth of 10 kids. she gets it. she'll fight for equal pay for equal work. katie mcginty will protect social security and medicare. that's why president obama and vice president biden support her, too. she'll make a heck of a senator. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising.
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the fly's quest for the cup goes back to washington tonight taking on the capitals for game five, and it is a must-win for the flyers. here's a live look where fans will be gathering for the watch party in south philly. one of the biggest reasons they are alive this season is the play of rookie standout shane. >> drew smith introduces us to the man they call ghost who delivered a breakout rookie campaign.
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♪ >> reporter: delivered game winners. ♪ his name has its own e emoji when he scores. he is living the ride of a lifetime. >> it's everything a kid could dream about, not only, you know, putting on the nhl sweat rt for the first, but everything that comes with it. >> reporter: what comes with it has been a stunning rise. the kid they could "ghost" is the team's defensive mvp. at 22, the youngest player in f flyer history to win the award, confidence in his game and support of his team. >> confident confidence comes from the teammates building you up, and, you know, letting you know you belong her. >> reporter: his dependent getting to the nhl, and the captain helped the young defenseman know he belongs. >> i think it was, you know, first or second game, called up, just, you know, came to my face and said shoot the puck, everything, one will go in, i just know it is.
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>> holding on. across, back out, and he scores! >> first shot, i put everything in it i had, first career goal, and thank him a lot and rest of the guys building me up giving me confidence to do that. >> reporter: with success comes attention, so it helps to have a coach that keeps you grounded. the ghost has that in dave. he's been a great supporter of not only my play, but as, you know, a professional. i mean, he's the one who settles you down, the one who comes to me and just tells me, hey, keep doing what you're doing, stay within yourself and remember where you came from and what got you here. >> reporter: ghost may be the nickname, but high level of play continues, he'll be visible to fans. for the moment, he's able to move about the city freely, something that's just fine with him. >> i went out to dinner last night, and nothing happened. maybe it was dark or something. >> reporter: drew smith, nbc 10
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news. now your nbc 10 first alert weather. >> well, we still have rain in the forecast before the day is over. a lot of the area still has not seen the rain, but pop-up showers going to stick around in the forecast tonight. can't rule out a thunderstorm. so with your new neighborhood weather, we'll be able to show you exactly which area see the rain lingering into the weekend. it's not everybody, though. also, don't forget your seven-day forecast always scrolling at the bottom of the screen. we update that, obviously, every se single day for many areas, pennsylvania, new jersey, or delaware. right now in philadelphia, though, 76 degrees, winds are a little breezy out there, but sustained at 10 miles per hour. overcast skies outside right now. most of the area in the 70s, though, but parts of south jersey and delaware reporting a little sunshine, along the shore, temperature difference quite a difference here depending on where you are along the shore. ocean city, 61 degrees. 68 in widebine, and 77 in mays
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landing, 60 degrees in lant tick city right now. as we go into the start of your weekend, we'll be seeing some rain lingering along the shore, too. sunday looks like the better day of the weekend, though. a live look at the radar. a lot of the rain is just to the south and out of to our west, so all this rain, that's going to continue to kind of just sit here and spin slowly approaching the area, but it's all the scattered, unorganized shower activity we're watching as we go through tonight. for the rest of the evening and into the weekend, we have a chance still of pop-up showers, i can't rule out thunderstorms, but it's sporadic, nothing organized. locally, nothing organized. it's mostly south of philadelphia where we have the most going on, but we're still seeing breaks in the cloud cover, so some areas still seeing sunshine right now. through south jersey and delaware, maybe sprinkles, but that's really about it. pop-up showers, though, that's going to stay in the forecast as we go through your evening, so if you are headed out tonight,
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just grab the umbrella before you do so. future weather at 7:30 tonight, not much happening, a couple showers, nothing crazy. i think we'll have a low chance of seeing a thunderstorm by then, and midnight, though, we see a little more activity. south of philadelphia, delaware, south jersey, and through the lehigh valley, could see the showers, but most, i think, is overnight into early tomorrow morning. now he's saturday, 6:30, south jersey and delaware with the rain, and into the middle of the day tomorrow for saturday. north and west of philadelphia, mostly dry, and through new jersey and delaware delaware, though, we see rain chance extending into philadelphia, and then we do clear as we go through the afternoon finally. so lingering into the weekend really depends where you are. if you're in philadelphia tomorrow, some showers lingering early, 70 degrees, sunday is great, though, sunny, 70, and along the shore, showers lingering longer tomorrow. sunday, though, low 60s, cooler, next chance of rain comes into tuesday. a closer look into the rest of
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the areaing up. we check in now with lester holt from los angeles. >> good evening, lester, what's coming up on nightly news? >> hey, rosemary and keith, good to see you, what investigator revealed about the death of prince following an autopsy. president obama ruffling feathers in the u.k. in a visit to london and weighing in on the bathroom politics debate at home, and there is news about important changes to the popular reverse mortgages in making them less risky, and maybe a better option for a lot of folks when we see you back here. back to you in philadelphiay. >> lester, see you at 6:30, thanks. turning to this, pitching in to prepare for prom. next at 5:00, unique program making it a night to remember for a special group of students. . narrator: looking out for wall street ceos -
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that's what congressman sestak did. sestak was one of only eight democrats to join republicans to allow ceos of bailed out banks to pay themselves unlimited bonuses using bailout money. an "outrage," according to newspapers. katie mcginty- tough on wall street ceos, a fighter for pay equity for women. praised by former gov. ed rendell, "she'll stand strong for working families." katie: i'm katie mcginty and i approve this message.
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5 white men brutally attack an african-american. using racial slurs. and beating the victim unconscious. the entire incident caught on tape. but district attorney steve zappala gives the attackers plea deals. drops all charges of hate crimes. and now four will serve no jail time at all. five black guys jump one white guy... nobody would be going home. steve zappala. he shouldn't be our attorney general.
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do you remember your prom? the tux, the dress, of course, the dance moves, who could forget. >> some you want to forgets. >> the dance. >> better or worse, it's an important life moment, a local organization serving people with autism makes sure everyone gets to experience an unforgettable night of fun. >> planning these proposals for
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quite a while. >> do you want to go to prom? >> do you want to go to prom? >> being asked to prom is sometimes just as memorable as the dance itself, and on the campus of st. joseph's university, students who train at the kenny center for autism education and support don't want their climates to miss out on a special right of passage. >> she helps run the adult program at the center tells me staff, students, and clients have all were pitching in to prepare for prom. the theme is candy lands and clients have been tasked with making the decorations. all that's left now is to have a good time. >> since autism is such a social disorder it feels isolating at times our learners, but for families, so to be able to have an event that's going to be sensory friendly come out into the community, you know, with their parents or with their friends or peers or scholars, i just think is really awesome and, you know, what our goal is.
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>> the prom is tonight on the campus of st. joe's university from 6:00 until 8:00. the kenney center serves clients of all ages and everybody's invited including families. coming up next at 6:00, what could be a much needed shot in the arm for atlantic city. signs of life on a desolate part of atlantic city's board walk as a shuttered megaresort is set to reopen. >> i know everybody down here's excited. >> ted greenberg, how putting the revel casino on the ropes is a plan to lure people back. >> and we still have showers in the forecast for your friday night. some areas will see linger into the weekend. i'll show you which neighborhoods expect that coming up next. a major announcement about the 4th of july in philadelphia. how the sell brcelebrations are
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nothing seen before.
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>> tracking showers and storms. look at this, cape may a short time ago, a warm day and a wet night. you can see the rain popping up on first alert radar. the showers are popping up there, there's been a few storms in the region as well.
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i'm keith jones. let's get to our weather for a look at what's out there in your neighborhood. what's coming down now? >> we don't have much locally, keith, but west and down to the south, you can really see it on radar. we have storms to the south. scattered showers and storms to the west. this is a very unorganized weather system of the the rest of tonight and even early tomorrow, we can expect pop up showers and chance of thunderstorms, too, and also with the new neighborhood weather we are showing you, don't forget the seven day forecast always scrolling at the bottom of the screen. let's zoom in locally. if you have the plans to head out tonight, i think most of the area will be staying dry, but we'll have showers, thunderstorms moving into maryland currently, but locally, we've mainly seen the rain in parts of south jersey and delaware. cape may county, you saw the live video we had the rain move through


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