<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/localhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.pngNBC 10 Philadelphiahttp://www.nbcphiladelphia.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 06:08:42 -0400Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:08:42 -0400NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[Not All Delegates Get Floor Searts at DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:07:04 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016412582_1200x675_731567683644.jpgThe Wells Fargo Center is the location for this week's Democratic National Convention and it definitely has a larger stage than the Republican National Convention did but unlike the RNC not all delegates will get the chance to sit on the floor of the stadium. Some states like New Mexico will have representation from the stands.]]><![CDATA[Your Guide to the DNC Convention in Philly ]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 04:36:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/DNC+graphic.JPG
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<![CDATA[Bloomberg to Endorse Clinton at DNC]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:39:07 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/GettyImages-468907398.jpg

Michael Bloomberg is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, an adviser for the former New York City mayor told NBC News.

Bloomberg is making the endorsement because of concerns about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. He also sees himself as a person with authority who can debunk Trump's claims about business and the economy, the former aide said.

Bloomberg has not been a member of the Democratic Party since 2000, according to The New York Times. He was elected the mayor of New York City as a Republican and later became an independent.

Bloomberg announced in March he wouldn't be running for president, saying: "When I look at the data, it's clear to me that if I entered the race, I could not win. I believe I could win a number of diverse states — but not enough to win the 270 Electoral College votes necessary to win the presidency.”

He also said at the time Trump "has run the most divisive and demagogic presidential campaign I can remember, preying on people's prejudices and fears," citing Trump's proposal to ban most Muslims from entering the United States and deporting those here illegally.

In May, Bloomberg told CNBC, "Trump marches to his own drummer it would seem, and so far, that drummer has been playing the right tune to get him this far."



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<![CDATA[Dozens of Arrests at GNR's NJ Show]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 06:00:20 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/188*120/72416slash.jpg

At least 30 people were arrested at a Guns N' Roses concert at MetLife Stadium, police in New Jersey said Sunday.

The arrests occurred Saturday night and the charges ranged from drug possession, lewdness and simple assault to resisting arrest.

One New Jersey woman was charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, officials said.

Guns N' Roses performed a second show at the stadium in East Rutherford on Sunday night.

The band broke up in 1996 and the reunion of Axl Rose, guitarist Slash and bassist Duff McKagan is called the "Not in This Lifetime" tour.



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<![CDATA[Ferry Rams NJ Dock, 17 Hurt]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:20:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/229*120/72316ferry.jpg

Seventeen ferry passengers suffered what appeared to be minor injuries Saturday when the vessel made a "hard landing" at a dock in Jersey City, authorities said.

The injured were among 57 people aboard the New York Waterway ferry Peter R. Wiess, which rammed into the dock at Paulus Hook Ferry Terminal, officials said. The accident occurred at about 7:20 p.m.

Three people were removed from the ferry on stretchers, Jersey City fire officials said. All 17 of the injured passengers were taken to area hospitals.

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of the accident and whether any pollutants leaked into the Hudson River as a result.

The ferry runs between Paulus Hook and Wall Street Pier 11 in downtown Manhattan.

The private ferries transport passengers to various locations, many along the Hudson River in New York and New Jersey.



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<![CDATA[How to Rescan Your TV]]>Tue, 10 May 2016 17:20:24 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/CROSS+NBC10+web1.jpg

Did you know that Telemundo 62 has upgraded their over-the-air signal so more people may be able to tune in with antennas?

Just follow these four simple steps:

• Attach a VHF – UHF combination antenna to your TV.

• Go to your TV menu, select CHANNEL SET UP and choose ANTENNA.

• Run AUTO program.

• Scroll to your new channel line-up.

For more detailed information, refer to your TV’s product manual, or email getT62@nbcuni.com.

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<![CDATA[Our New Home Page: What You Need to Know]]>Fri, 01 Jul 2016 06:51:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/phillyhomepage.jpg

Giving you the information you need as fast as possible — that’s the guiding principle for the new NBC10 home page, which has been revamped to highlight live video and the news you need to know right now.

The new design on desktop and mobile web highlights all the live video available on the site — everything from newscasts to campaign speeches to the latest episodes of "The Voice" and "Blindspot." A revamped "This Just In" module provides information you need to know from our reporters and social media. And our interactive radar is now available right on the home page.

So what’s new?

  • A sleeker header that follows you across the site. It provides easy access to live video as well as convenient ways to connect with us.

    The header immediately highlights key sections like News and Weather, and when you hover over the “…” you can find all of the depth of coverage that our site provides.

    The “Watch Live TV” nav item serves as a hub for all of our live video, including a 24-hour-a-day stream of what’s on our on-air channel via NBC.com.

    The “Connect” nav item makes it easy to reach us. Use this nav item to submit breaking news tips, photos or videos, connect with us on social media or sign up for one of our newsletters.

  • A live video bar that highlights important live video that is happening right now, including our on-air broadcasts, news conferences and special events. These live video bars will provide a link to the coverage as well as a few bullet points with more information.
  • Interactive radar has been added directly to the homepage, allowing you to zoom in and out to track storms in your neighborhood and across the country. In times of severe weather, look in this area for the latest weather alerts and school closings.
  • A “This Just In” section that is constantly updated with the latest news and views, especially on social media. News updates happen fast, so this will be an area of focus during breaking news situations and severe weather events.

  • A “Quicknav” on mobile web that allows you to easily navigate between sections on your phone’s browser. Swipe left to see the main navigation items on the site. The “Quicknav” will follow you throughout the site for your convenience.

We hope you like the enhancements we’ve made to the site and mobile web experience! Have comments or suggestions for future improvements? Let us know by clicking here.


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<![CDATA[Burglars Swipe 27 Guns From Del. Store]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:14:35 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/171*120/Artemus+Outfitters+Stolen+Guns+Delaware.JPG

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are offering a combined $10,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of four men who stole 27 guns from a sporting goods store.

WDEL-FM reports that the guns were taken from Artemis Outfitters in Greenville, Delaware, early Friday morning. The burglars broke the glass front door to gain access before taking weapons from display cases and then fleeing.

Officials say they're unable to release any photos, videos or description of the thieves.



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<![CDATA[NBC10 @Issue: Exciting Events in Philly During DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:54:13 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016408083_1200x675_731451971967.jpgMany events and activities are happening in Philadelphia as the DNC comes to Philadelphia. NBC10's Rosemary Connors sits down with Executive Director of the Philadelphia Host Committee for the DNC, Kevin Washo, to get the details about whats happening around town.]]><![CDATA[NBC10 @Issue: DNC Speaker Talks Hillary Clinton]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:52:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016408070_1200x675_731450947683.jpgThaddeus Desmond talks to NBC10's Rosemary Connors about the opportunity to speak to thousands of people at the Democratic National Convention. Desmond is a social worker for the Support Center for Child Advocates in Philadelphia.]]><![CDATA[NBC10 @Issue: GOP Reacts to Email Leak]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:52:44 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016408050_1200x675_731447875796.jpgChairman of the Philadelphia Republican Party Joe Defelice gives some perspective from the other side of the aisle. NBC10's Rosemary Connors gets the details before the invasion of Democratic Delegates in Philadelphia.]]><![CDATA[28 Hurt in Accident Involving Bus, Jeep and Tractor Trailer ]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:01:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Tractor-Trailer-Bus-Collide.jpg

Over two dozen people were hurt during a crash involving a jeep, SEPTA bus and tractor trailer in Delaware County Sunday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, the Route 113 bus was traveling southbound on Lansdowne Avenue when a Jeep Liberty pulled out of a driveway and onto the street. The jeep crashed into the bus which then collided with a tractor trailer that was stopped near the intersection, officials said.

A SEPTA spokesman told NBC10 that 26 passengers on the bus and two pedestrians were injured in the crash. The spokesman said he did not know the conditions of the victims but none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening.

Yeadon Police and SEPTA are both investigating the accident.


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<![CDATA[Couple Get Engaged on the DNC Floor]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:20:03 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Couple-Get-Engaged.jpgCameras rolled as a couple got engaged on the floor of the DNC. NBC10 spoke to the happy couple, who both work on "Studio 2016, the live pre-show program for the convention. ]]><![CDATA[Little League Player's Birthday Surprise]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:23:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Little-League-Baseball-Surp.jpg

A Philadelphia little league baseball player was in for a surprise after he thought his dad wasn't getting him a birthday present.

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Devon Fowler told NBC10 he initially told his son, 12-year-old Braheim, that he wasn't getting anything for him for his birthday.

"I told him I had nothing for him," Fowler said. "He had an attitude all day."

The boy, who plays for the Taney Dragons little league team, was still upset Thursday as he played in his game. That's when Fowler put his plan into action.

Fowler recorded as he told his son to get his bag out of the trunk of his car. To Braheim's surprise, he found a box sitting in the trunk instead of his bag.  Inside the box was the exact baseball bat he had asked for as a birthday gift. Braheim began to tear up as Fowler reminded him that he didn't forget his birthday.

"[His reaction] definitely surprised me," Fowler said. "I was expecting him to be happy but I didn't expect him to get so emotional."

The video, which Fowler posted on Facebook, has gotten an overwhelmingly positive response and has been viewed over 52,000 times.

"I didn't expect this at all," Fowler said. "It happened overnight. I'm not a social media kind of guy."

Fowler, who is currently unemployed, shared advice for parents who are dealing with financial difficulties.

"Just keep trying to make your kid happy," Fowler said. "If you got love for your kids they won't care about what you get them."



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<![CDATA[Movie Stars Headline Climate-Change Movie Night in Philly]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:03:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/susan-sarandon-escote-cannes.jpg

Some of Hollywood's liberal movie stars descended on Philly for the Democratic National Convention and the first event of the weeklong gathering took place at a park in Germantown.

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Susan Sarandon, Danny Glover and Shailene Woodley were among the headliners for a movie night and concert at Vernon Park, on Germantown Avenue near West Chelten Avenue, that began at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

A group called NextGen Climate, which advocates on environmental issues, organized the event called "The Climate Revolution is Up to Us."

Another host was Josh Fox, known well in Pennsylvania political circles for his anti-fracking documentary, "Gasland." It's most remembered for Pennsylvania homeowners who lit their faucet water on fire.

"This rally, the first of a series of rallies across the country, will address the intersectionality of climate, environmental, racial and economic justice issues," NextGen Climate said in a statement. "A dream team of organizers, celebrities, musicians, and environmental, economic and racial justice advocates, including Susan Sarandon​, Shailene Woodley,​Ben Jealous, Josh Fox, Nomiki Konst,​Kendrick Sampson ​are collaborating to inspire educate and mobilize the progressive movement towards greater climate action and political participation."



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<![CDATA[Gunman Shoots, Kills Man in Philly]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:33:59 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Washington-Lane-Limekiln-Pi.jpg

A man was shot and killed in Philadelphia Sunday.

The 20-year-old man was on Washington Lane and Limekiln Pike at 5:39 p.m. when an unidentified gunman opened fire. The victim was struck once in the right side of the chest. He was taken to Einstein Hospital by police where he died from his injuries at 7:25 p.m.

Police say the suspect was last seen inside a dark-colored vehicle driving eastbound on Washington Lane towards Ogontz Avenue. A weapon has not been recovered and no arrests have been made.

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<![CDATA[Debbie Wasserman Schultz to Resign as DNC Chair]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 05:03:28 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/AP_16148564916949-debbie-wasserman-schultz.jpg

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at the end of the party's convention in Philadelphia. DNC Vice Chair Donna Brazile will serve as interim chair through the election.

The announcement comes amid growing pressure for the Florida congresswoman to step down after email leaks suggested committee officials favored Hillary Clinton during the party's primary.

"I think she should resign, period, and I think we need a new chair who is going to lead us in a very different direction," Sanders said Sunday on ABC's "This Week."

The Vermont senator also reiterated his calls for Wasserman Schultz to resign on "Meet the Press," after more than 19,000 emails leaked Friday by the website WikiLeaks revealed that some DNC officials internally showed favoritism towards the Clinton campaign while outwardly claiming impartiality.

"This really does not come as a shock to me or my supporters. There is no question but the DNC was on Secretary Clinton's side from day one," Sanders told NBC's Chuck Todd.

The Vermont senator says a new leader is needed to focus the DNC on defeating Donald Trump, attracting young voters and improving the economy.

The White House said President Barack Obama called Wasserman Schultz Sunday afternoon to let her know that he is grateful for her leadership of the DNC. Obama said Wasserman Schultz "had my back" and brought Democrats together to accomplish the party's shared goals for the country.

"Her critical role in supporting our economic recovery, our fights for social and civil justice and providing health care for all Americans will be a hallmark of her tenure as Party Chair," the statement read. "Michelle and I are grateful for her efforts, we know she will continue to serve our country as a member of Congress from Florida and she will always be our dear friend."

Trump and his team responded to the news of Wasserman Shultz's resignation.

In a tweet, the Republican candidate called her "neurotic," saying that she "is angry that, after stealing and cheating her way to a Crooked Hillary victory, she's out!"

Trump's campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, called on Clinton to drop out of the race in a statement issued Sunday, saying Wasserman Schultz failed to "secure the DNC's email servers and the rigged system she set up" with Clinton. 

"Now Hillary Clinton should follow Wasserman Schultz's lead and drop out over her failure to safeguard top secret, classified information both on her unauthorized home server and while traveling abroad," he said. "Wasserman Schultz's emails only put the Democratic Party at risk, but Hillary Clinton's emails put all of America at risk.

On the eve of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, party officials were holding discussions about whether Schultz should resign as chairwoman of the DNC, the Associated Press reported, citing a person familiar with the discussions who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the matter publicly.

Earlier Sunday, party officials announced Wasserman Schultz will not preside over the Democratic convention, voting instead to have Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio act gavel each session to order and close beginning Monday.

Fudge said in a statement issued Sunday she is "happy to serve" as chair of the Democratic National Convention this week in Philadelphia, and thanked Clinton for recommending her to the position.

"I am looking to a great convention and our ongoing efforts as we work together for a strong party and a successful election," she added.

Sanders was critical of the Florida congresswoman throughout the primary, accusing the party of rigging the process in favor of Clinton.

Saturday, an official with the campaign of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton said: "We are very proud of the campaign that we ran. Hillary Clinton has said a number of times publicly that Sen. Sanders ran an extraordinary, hard-fought-campaign based on a real vigorous, and contested primary. As far as Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Bernie Sanders, that's a question to ask Debbie Wasserman Schultz."



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<![CDATA[The Popular Vote vs. The Delegates]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 14:51:43 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Popular_Vote_Animation_1200x675_730996291533.jpgOne candidate might be more popular than the other, but it's delegates that decide which person will become a political party's nominee for president. We breakdown the difference between the popular vote and the delegates in this illustration.]]><![CDATA[Sneak Peek Inside Wells Fargo Ahead of the DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 13:27:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mayk_DNC_preview_for_the_Web_072416__1200x675_731300419621.jpgNBC10's Lauren Mayk gives you the lay of the land inside the Wells Fargo Center, where Democratic delegates will fill the seats and politicians will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention beginning on Monday.]]><![CDATA[A Look Inside Philly's DNC Emergency Operations Preparations]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:59:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/180*120/philly-curiosa-10.jpg

Philadelphia officials provided an inside look at the city's emergency-operations preparations for the Democratic National Convention on Sunday.

Mayor Jim Kenney joined Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel, Police Commissioner Richard Ross, Emergency Operations Management Director Samantha Phillips and other city leaders about 12:30 p.m. to provide a walk-through look at the city's emergency operations center.

The center, headquartered on Spring Garden Street north of Old City, will serve as one of the major hubs for all emergency communications during the DNC, which kicks off at the Sports Complex in South Philadelphia on Monday.



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<![CDATA[Driver Flees Scene of Crash on Roosevelt Boulevard]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:20:33 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404469_1200x675_731217987587.jpgPolice are searching for a car that left the scene of a three-car crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia's Olney neighborhood overnight. Police say the crash happened at D Street and the Boulevard about 2 a.m. and left one person injured. ]]><![CDATA[Protesters Say DNC Email Leak Adds Fuel to Protest Fire]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:16:25 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016405022_1200x675_731249219885.jpgAs protesters converged on Philadelphia's FDR Park on Sunday, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, supporters of Bernie Sanders among the demonstrators said that the recent leak of emails from DNC officials ridiculing and apparently plotting against Sanders is adding fuel to the fire. NBC10's Drew Smith talked with some of the demonstrators. ]]><![CDATA[Caucus, Rally to Fight Addiction During DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:12:08 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016405021_1200x675_731245123740.jpgA caucus and rally during the Democratic National Convention will push for better legislation to fight addiction. Martha Meehan-Cohen, of Ashley Addiction Treatment, talks with NBC10's Rosemary Connors about why lawmakers play a critical role in addiction treatment. ]]><![CDATA[Jefferson Hospital CEO Talks Health and the DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:06:17 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404944_1200x675_731236931991.jpgDr. Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Health System, talks with NBC10's Rosemary Connors about the role Jefferson will play as the official health organization for the Democratic National Convention.]]><![CDATA[First Alert: Excessive Heat Continues]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:00:56 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404889_1200x675_731230275892.jpgWe're not yet halfway through the predicted duration of this heat wave. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Krystal Klei has the sweltering forecast through the week, when high temps may break records. ]]><![CDATA[Little Relief in Sight as Dangerous Heat Grips Region]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:08:38 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-81502754_ola+de+calor.jpg

As day four of the third heat wave in recent weeks heats up on Sunday, NBC10's First Alert Weather team predicts little relief ahead in the way of the dangerous heat.

The heat wave gripped the region -- and much of the East Coast -- just days ahead of the Democratic National Convention's Monday kickoff in South Philadelphia, and First Alert Meteorologist Krystal Klei said people coming into town for the DNC -- especially those who plan to stay outside, like police and protesters -- should be prepared for hazardous heat in the high 90s.

On Monday, some areas could feel as hot as 107 degrees. The actual high temperature is expected to reach 99.

"Tomorrow's looking way worse off, which is not good news as the DNC starts," Klei said in the Weather Center on Sunday morning.

"If you must be outside, hanging out in the shade, keeping water on hand and wearing light-colored clothing are some of the best options," Klei said.

She said people working out outdoors should try to squeeze in their exercise in the early-morning hours, before temperatures reach their most severe levels. Monday will bring humidity and a chance of thunderstorms as well.

Klei said the heat wave will likely last through the week, bringing 90-degree temperatures for the duration of the DNC. Humidity may drop slightly, but the heat is projected to stick around through the workweek. Storms and rain will threaten through most of the week.

A number of local municipalities are taking measures to help people stay cool and protect residents from serious health problems excessive heat can cause. Allentown reduced fees at its public pools, allowing residents to swim for free through the heat wave.

In Philadelphia, the Heat Line is up and running at 215-765-9040, and in Montgomery County, officials issued a code red through 6 p.m. on Tuesday for excessive heat. At the Shore, Atlantic City opened cooling stations where people can stop in, cool off and pick up some water. One will be open from 12:30 p.m. through 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Atlantic County Toys for Kids, at Ohio Avenue and the Boardwalk, and another will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Atlantic City PAL, at 250 N. New York Ave.



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<![CDATA[Protesters Begin Arriving in South Philly Ahead of DNC]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:15:05 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404446_1200x675_731219011752.jpgProtesters began to arrive at FDR Park in South Philadelphia on Sunday morning, ahead of the Democratic National Convention kickoff on Monday. NBC10's Drew Smith talked with one Bernie Sanders supporter in South Philly, who said she's glad to see DNC officials acknowledging and apologizing for the email controversy in which leaders ridiculed Sanders.]]><![CDATA[First Alert: Dangerous Heat Sticks Around]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:13:46 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404180_1200x675_731210819574.jpgThere's little relief in sight as a heat wave grips our region, with temperatures in some areas feeling hotter than 100 degrees. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Krystal Klei breaks it down in her 10-day outlook. ]]><![CDATA[Allentown Pools Open Free Amid Dangerous Heat Wave]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:11:18 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016404359_1200x675_731215427624.jpgAllentown is waiving fees at all city pools this weekend to help the community cool down during the excessive heat.]]><![CDATA[SEPTA Bus, Car Crash in Port Richmond, Injuring 3]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:43:02 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/SEPTA+ax1.JPG

A crash between a SEPTA bus and a car in Philadelphia's Port Richmond neighborhood Sunday morning sent three people to the hospital.

Police said the car and the bus collided on Allegheny Avenue near Janney Street between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. The bus driver, a passenger on the bus and the driver of the striking vehicle were all taken to nearby hospitals. The extent of their injuries was not immediately known.

Video from the scene showed a car with heavy front-end damage and its airbags deployed.



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<![CDATA[Germantown Stabbing Leaves Man Badly Wounded]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:04:09 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Queen+Lane+Stabbing.JPG

A stabbing in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood left a man in serious condition early Sunday morning.

Police said the man was on West Queen Lane near Wayne Avenue about 1:10 a.m. when someone attacked him, stabbing him. Police said they could not confirm early scanner reports that robbery was the motive in the stabbing. The victiwent to a local hospital for treatment and remained in serious but stable condition later Sunday morning.

Police reported no arrests in the attack.



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<![CDATA[First Alert Weather: No Relief from the Heat]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:22:34 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016403694_1200x675_731203139738.jpgWe're in for another scorcher, with temperatures nearing 100 in some locations across the region. People down the Shore will feel a little relief, but no such luck for anyone else. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Krystal Klei has the outlook for your neighborhood.]]><![CDATA[Amid Email Scandal, Sanders Supporters Vow Strong Showing]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:17:49 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000016403623_1200x675_731204675590.jpgAs leaked emails show DNC leaders ridiculing Bernie Sanders, his supporters pledged a strong showing in Philadelphia on the eve of the convention. NBC10's Drew Smith is in South Philadelphia with the supporters' sentiments and a look Sunday morning at the Sports Complex, where the DNC will kick off on Monday.]]><![CDATA[What If It's Not Working Out With Your Shelter Pet?]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:58:55 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/porter-east-bay-spca-rescue.jpg

Is the pet you picked up from the shelter having trouble adjusting at home?

Don't worry, you're not alone.

Take Tucker, for example. He had some behavioral issues after he was adopted from the East Bay SCPA in Oakland last year and his family didn't know how to handle them. They brought him back, just in time for Clear the Shelters in 2015, according to shelter spokeswoman Grace Reddy. Tucker ended up finding his forever home with a volunteer during the event.

Plenty of shelter pets don't take to their new surroundings for one reason or another. Ten percent of all the animals brought to the East Bay SPCA are returns, Reddy said.

"We don't mind that," she said. "If it's not a match, for whatever reason, we don't ask questions."

It turns out, there are many reasons why it might not work out with your shelter pet, and shelters are always happy to take animals back.

"The sooner they contact the shelter and have that dog back in foster or back in the shelter, the better," said Tufts University animal behaviorist Dr. Stephanie Borns-Weil.

The reason Borns-Weil mentions contacting the shelter is because problems that seem insurmountable at first can be cleared up with a couple of tips from a shelter worker.

"No doubt they've heard it before," she noted.

Some issues shelters often see, according to Borns-Weil:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Not getting along with other animals in the home
  • Potty training
  • Crying at night

If it still can't be worked out, it's actually helpful to go through a shelter, so the unlucky dog or cat can get treated for what's wrong, Borns-Weil said.

Since you're reading this, we're guessing you aren't considering abandoning your dog — Borns-Weil said that still happens, but less often than it used to — but the best course of action is to go back to the organization where you got your pet.

There are alternatives that can work, like listing the pet on Craigslist or giving it to a friend, but Borns-Weil noted that shelters offer the best safety net for treating underlying problems.

"The pet can end up getting repeatedly rehomed without getting the kind of help that it needs," she said.

So if things still seem like they aren't working out, call the shelter where you picked up your pet and talk about the next steps. They'll be glad, and so will you.



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<![CDATA[Firefighters Rescue Trapped Woman After Tree Falls on Car ]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:11:06 -0400http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Magnolia-NJ-Tree-Rescue.jpg

A woman is recovering after violent storms caused a tree to fall on top of her car in Magnolia, New Jersey Saturday afternoon.

The tree crashed onto a car on Lincoln Avenue, trapping a woman inside. Responding firefighters managed to get the woman out. A woman who witnessed the rescue told NBC10 the victim appeared to be conscious and alert as she was brought out. Officials have not yet revealed her condition however.

Magnolia was just one of the countless areas in the region that was hit by severe storms. The storms ripped through the region Saturday bringing heavy rain, 60 mph wind gusts, lightning and hail. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in effect for most of the area until 6:15 p.m.

The storms caused thousands of power outages across the region. As of 9 p.m. PECO reported 1,606 outages, with the majority in Montgomery County, Atlantic City Electric reported 4,538, with the majority in Camden County, and PSE&G reported 6,371.

The storms also caused a transformer fire in Hi-Nella, Camden County. The witness claimed lightning struck the pole.

    The heavy rain came in the midst of a Heat Advisory and Excessive Heat Warning for the majority of the region. CLICK HERE to keep track of all the weather alerts across the area.



    Photo Credit: Chrissy Haas
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