<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Local News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:23:40 -0400 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 11:23:40 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Road to Rio: See How it Feels To Be an Olympian]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:51:22 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011038470_1200x675_476703299708.jpg
The one-day Road to Rio exhibit on the Ben Franklin Parkway lets visitors see how it feels to be an Olympian as a way to pump up fans for the 2016 Summer Games taking place in Rio de Janeiro next year.]]>
<![CDATA[Gesner Street, One Year Later: 'It's Not the Same']]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:29:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/GesnerSt_GraceYoung.jpg
A year after the fire tore through Gesner Street, gutting homes and robbing children of their lives, the smell of burning still lingers in the air, putrid and persistent, never allowing the neighbors a moment to...

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<![CDATA[Milestone for Upper Darby's Summer Stage]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:41:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/summer+stage+program+pictures.JPG
Upper Darby Summer Stage is celebrating its 40th anniversary, and Harry Dietzler, who created the youth musical theater program while he was attending Temple University, talks about some of the events...]]>
<![CDATA[4th of July Marks LGBT 50th Anniversary]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:42:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011038467_1200x675_476696131922.jpg
This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the first annual Reminder Demonstration at Philadelphia's Independence Hall. Equality Forum Executive Director Malcom Lazin talks about some of the events around...]]>
<![CDATA[Fabulous Fireworks for the 4th of July ]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:19:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Fireworks-New.jpg
Independence Day Fireworks displays are scheduled for more than just the 4th this year. See the places to look up to the sky for some of the best fireworks displays around the region.]]>
<![CDATA[On Parkway, Meet & Greet Olympians]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:42:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011038478_1200x675_476715587785.jpg
Team USA brings a preview of the 2016 Olympics games with their Road to Rio exhibit along the Ben Franklin Parkway and Lisa Baird, with the US Olympic Committee, joins Rosemary Connors in the NBC10 studios...]]>
<![CDATA[First Alert Weather: Showers Moving In and Out]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:13:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011038465_1200x675_476693571533.jpg
Showers will be moving in and out throughout the day with a high in the 70s. Sunday, dry with a high of 85, will be a much better beach day for those spending the 4th of July weekend down the Shore.]]>
<![CDATA[Frequent Bridge Users Could Get Discount]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 09:45:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/240*120/ben+franklin+bridge+-+crop.jpg
The Delaware River Port Authority is proposing bringing back a discount for frequent commuters.

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<![CDATA[Preparing for the Party on the Parkway]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:35:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011038344_1200x675_476616772000.jpg
NBC10's Jesse Gary has a list of do's and don'ts for everyone heading to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for 4th of July celebrations.]]>
<![CDATA[First Alert Weather: Will Rain Clear for Fireworks?]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:41:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Shipp4thWXforSocial.JPG
Spotty showers will make appearances throughout the early part of your 4th of July celebrations. First Alert meteorologist Brittney Shipp is tracking the light rain and lets us know if it will clear up in...

Photo Credit: NBC10 - Brittney Shipp]]>
<![CDATA[Shootings Overnight Leave Five Wounded]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 08:58:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/SansomStUCityShooting.JPG
Overnight shootings in Philadelphia, including one in University City, left several people wounded early Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[NJ Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man in 'Suicide by Police']]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:51:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/useCamdenPoliceInvShooting.JPG
Police in Camden, New Jersey shot and killed an armed man who authorities said threatened officers late Friday night. Officials said early Saturday morning that the fatal shooting appeared to be suicide...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 First Alert Weather: Chance for Showers on the 4th]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 10:12:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011036814_1200x675_476419651660.jpg
There will be a shower threat for the 4th of July, but it won't wash out the holiday. Rip currents are another risk at the shore and beaches. NBC10 meteorologist Brittney Shipp has the forecast.]]>
<![CDATA[Many Can Buy Fireworks, But No One Can Legally Use Them]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:57:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cart+Full+of+Fireworks+Pa.jpg
It's illegal for civilians to set off fireworks in Pennsylvania, New Jersey or Delaware -- save sparklers. But residents of the latter two states can buy them in Pa. The laws can be confusing.

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<![CDATA[Security Stepped Up for Philly's 4th of July Celebrations]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:34:20 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011036807_1200x675_476410947897.jpg
Police and federal agencies will have a bigger presence at the city's 4th of July celebrations, some of the largest in the nation, after unspecified threats around the world have officials concerned.]]>
<![CDATA[Murder Investigation Underway in Atlantic County]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:33:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011036809_1200x675_476411459812.jpg
A death investigation has turned into a homicide after a Lois Collier was found stabbed in her Mullica Township, New Jersey home.]]>
<![CDATA[After 3 Block Chase, Man Sought for Camden Officer Shooting Arrested]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:33:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Victor+Bennett+Undercover+Officer+Suspect+Camden.jpg
Authorities in Camden County, New Jersey say they've captured the man who opened fire on an undercover metro police officer following a three-block foot chase Friday night.

Photo Credit: Camden County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Why Are Burned Gesner St. Homes Still Standing?]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 05:35:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/GesnerSt_CloseUP.jpg
A year after the horrific blaze on a Southwest Philadelphia block that killed four children trapped in a home, most of the destroyed structures remain. We ask why.

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<![CDATA[Boy Stands on Corner for Days, Asks Drivers to "Honk for USA"]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 06:58:33 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/boy+flag+sign.jpg
A 14-year-old New Jersey boy eager to express his patriotism has been standing on a street corner in front of his house with an American flag and a sign reading "Honk if you love the USA," and he says he'll...]]>
<![CDATA[Experience the 'Road to Rio' in Center City]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:53:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/road+to+rio+jesse.PNG
With just over a year until the 2016 Olympic Games begin, organizers unveil the "Road to Rio" exhibit in Philadelphia. NBC10’s Jesse Gary has the details on the Olympic experience you can check out in Center...]]>
<![CDATA[Wet Weather Causes ‘Bug Boom’]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:44:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/llegada-de-mosquitos-a-Arizona.jpg
Large amounts of rain are to blame for the extra mosquito bites you may receive over your holiday weekend. NBC10’s Tim Furlong has some tips to prevent the bugs from ruining the fun.]]>
<![CDATA[Pastor's Granddaughter Questioned in NJ Church Fire]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:03:56 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tabernacle+temple+fire.jpg
Police are questioning a pastor's granddaughter in a fire that damaged a longstanding church in Jersey City, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Bleeding on Road in Apparent Bias Attack: Cops]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:16:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/patel+bias+victim.JPG
Police in a New Jersey township say they've made an arrest in an apparent bias attack that left a man lying on the side of a road as he lay bleeding from the head Wednesday night.]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Native Leads Team to World Cup Finals]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:33:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Carli-Lloyd-USWNT-USA-Germany-30-June-2015.jpg
Delran, New Jersey native and captain Carli Lloyd led Team USA to the World Cup finals with a victory over Germany. NBC10's Vai Sikahema tells us how the team is preparing for the finals.

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<![CDATA[NBC10's New Aerial News Camera Debuts]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:27:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011035630_1200x675_476216899934.jpg
NBC10's newest piece of news-gathering technology took flight for the first time in in Wildwood, N.J. this holiday weekend. NBC10's Ted Greenberg explains.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Police on High Alert Amid ISIS Threats]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:13:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011034926_1200x675_476187203553.jpg
Police across the Delaware Valley are on high alert this holiday weekend with ISIS calling for attacks. NBC10 Investigative Reporter Mitch Blacher has more on the specific motives for an ISIS attack.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 First Alert Weather: Holiday Showers]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:09:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011034769_1200x675_476182083604.jpg
Showers are expected in parts of our region for the holiday weekend. NBC10 First Alert Meteorologist Brittney Shipp has what to expect this weekend and the 7-day forecast.]]>
<![CDATA[4th of July Holiday Weekend Brings Crowds to the Shore]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:04:59 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011034544_1200x675_476164163997.jpg
Despite a rainy start, the holiday brought crowds to the Jersey Shore and Delaware beaches. NBC10’s Ted Greenberg reports live from Wildwood, NJ.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Released After Questioning in Throat-Slashing Murder]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:08:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Throat+Slashed+Murder+Victim+Toyota.PNG
Three people questioned by Philadelphia homicide detectives about the throat-slashing murder of an 85-year-old elderly woman have been released as the investigation continues, sources tell NBC10.

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<![CDATA[Main Break in Philadelphia Cuts Water Service]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:16:14 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/USEWaterMainBreakWheelerSt.jpg
A water main break caused dozens of houses in Philadelphia to lose water service Friday.

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<![CDATA[Stop Selling 'Gun Grip Case,' Get Free PR Services]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 06:42:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Cell_Phone_Gun_Case1.jpg
Swordfish Communications, a South Jersey PR agency, announced Thursday that it will offer its services free of charge to any retailer currently selling the iPhone “Gun Grip Case,” which looks like a real handgun...

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<![CDATA[Workers Forced to Open Safe at Gunpoint]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:21:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/crickett+store+employees+forced+to+open+safe.JPG
Philadelphia police are looking for the robber who demanded two Cricket Wireless employees to open the safe to their Germantown store at gunpoint. The robber then forced them into the bathroom and fled from the...

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Police Dept.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: Robbery at Jim's Steaks]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:26:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/jims+steaks+robbery.JPG
Philadelphia police released new surveillance video of an armed robbery at a Jim's Steaks shop in Cobbs Creek and investigators believe the same man robbed the store twice before.

Photo Credit: Philadelphia Police Dept.]]>
PROPUBLICA]]> <![CDATA[Christie's Fiscal Record vs. Rhetoric]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:45:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/chris+christie+june+12+2015.jpg
The New Jersey governor pledges to “tell it like it is,” but his fiscal record and rhetoric don’t line up.

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<![CDATA[Man With Face Tattoos ID'd in Undercover Cop Shooting]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:54:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Victor+Bennett+Undercover+Officer+Suspect+Camden.jpg
A 21-year-old man with tattoos no his face and neck is the gunman who shot an undercover officer this week in Camden when he opened fire on the cop's car, according to detectives.

Photo Credit: Camden County Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Four Shot, Two Dead in Robbery Gone Wrong in Nicetown]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 11:28:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/NicetownShooting.PNG
Four people were shot, two killed in a robbery gone wrong in Nicetown early Friday morning, police said.

Photo Credit: NBC10]]>
<![CDATA[Wawa Welcome America Events]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:10:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tlmd_cuatro_de_julio_fireworks_fuegos_artificiales1.jpg
America's birthplace is starting its Fourth of July celebration a little early.]]>
<![CDATA[Brewers' Big Eater Breaks Phillies Cheesesteak Record]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:45:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/brewers+coach+cheesesteak.PNG
There's one man in the bullpen who is living it up while he's in Philadelphia. One of the team's employees displayed a record-setting stunt for our NBC10 cameras this afternoon. CSNPhilly's John Clark has more.

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<![CDATA[The Road to Rio]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:25:49 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011031526_1200x675_476026435595.jpg
Camden County native and 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist, Jordan Borroughs is one of the local olympians helping to kick off the Road to Rio Tour as the 2016 Summer Olympics held in Rio de Janeiro approaches.]]>
<![CDATA[Study: Mustard is America's Favorite Hot Dog Topping]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:14:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Hot+dog+722.jpg
This Fourth of July weekend, it's estimated that Americans will consume 150 million Hot Dogs.]]>
<![CDATA[Gunfire Wounds 6 at Sweet 16 Party]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 09:03:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/gun+generic+722+x+406.jpg
A Delaware girl’s 16th birthday party took a turn for the worst earlier this week when shots were fired and six people were wounded by gunfire.]]>