<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:37:09 -0400 Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:37:09 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Dirt Bikes Travel Through Philly in Honor of Slain Rider]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:04:46 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Dirt-Bike-Rider-Tribute.jpg
Dirt bike and ATV riders are traveling through the streets of Philadelphia in honor of a popular figure in the dirt bike riding community who was shot and killed last week.

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<![CDATA[Weapons of War in Your Neighborhood]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:04:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/New+Britain+Mine+Resistant+Vehicle-2.jpg
The NBC10 Investigators reveal which local police departments are armed with high-grade military equipment including automatic weapons to mine-resistant vehicles.

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<![CDATA[Vets Test Nina Pham's Dog for Ebola Virus]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:37:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Bentley-Thumb-102114.jpg
A team of specially-trained veterinarians started testing Ebola patient Nina Pham's dog, Bentley, for the virus.

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<![CDATA[Malala Speaks at Forbes Summit]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:29:12 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/477648565.jpg
Malala Yousafazai, the world's youngest Nobel laureate, speaks to eager entrepreneurs at Forbes' 30 Under 30.

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JEFFREY BENZING | PUBLICSOURCE]]> <![CDATA[Life Means Death for Thousands of Pa. Prisoners]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:02:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/agingprisonercrisis+Illustration+Anita+Dufalla_edited-1.jpg
Death in prison is not rare. In Pennsylvania, one in 10 inmates is sentenced to life in prison. Because state law gives them no possibility of parole, nearly all of more than 5,300 inmates serving life...

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<![CDATA["Don't Touch My Girlfriend" ]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:54:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/obama-vote-girlfriend-1.jpg
While taking part in Early Voting in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama was interrupted at his electronic polling station by a man with a lighthearted
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<![CDATA[Judge Rules Against Former Mob Boss]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:20:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008430584_1200x675_345777219908.jpg
A Philadelphia Judge ruled that former mob boss Joey Merlino will have a hearing to decide if his parole should be revoked, despite the fact that it was allegedly violated in the Sunshine State.]]>
<![CDATA[NBC10 First Alert Weather: Rain Ahead]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:02:36 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008431082_1200x675_345787459853.jpg
Tuesday will be mild with spotty showers, but more rain is ahead.]]>
<![CDATA[Chickie's & Pete's Robbery was an Inside Job: UDPD]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:02:53 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Chickies-and-Petes-Robbery.jpg
The owner of the Drexel Hill sports bar is offering $5,000 to anyone with information leading to the arrests and convictions of the men involved.

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<![CDATA[Bricks Tumble Down as Car Smashes Into Bank]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:23:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/216*120/South+Philly+Credit+Union+Bank+Car+Crash+Broad+Street.JPG
A car slammed into the front door of a South Philadelphia credit union Tuesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Retired Philly Officer Dies From Gunshot Wound to Torso]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:09:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/202*120/Virginia+hill+Philly+Officer+Killed.JPG
A bullet killed a retired Philadelphia police officer over the weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Extradited on Terror Charge]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 12:12:27 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/terror+suspect+extradite.jpg
Haroon Rashid Aswat, a British man charged with conspiring to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon, is being flown to New York from London Tuesday by U.S. officials after nine years of...

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<![CDATA[Could SEPTA's Biggest Union Strike?]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:24:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SEPTA+Generic+SEPTA+Trolley.jpg
Thousands of SEPTA riders could be left out in the cold if the largest SEPTA workers union authorizes a strike this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Dump Truck Overturns, Person Trapped]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:56:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/West+Caln+Dump+Truck+Crash+Overturned.JPG
A dump truck overturned along a Chester County road Tuesday morning leaving its load on the side of the road.

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<![CDATA[Overnight Fire Forces Evacuation]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:31:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008427684_1200x675_345655875766.jpg
An apartment fire on Granite Street in Frankford put residents out of their homes in the middle of the night.]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Officers Chase Horse Through NYC Streets]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:01:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/runaway+horse+nyc.jpg
A runaway carriage horse is back at work after leading police on a chase through Hell's Kitchen over the weekend. Stephen Malone, carriage driver and industry spokesperson, told NBC 4 New York the horse returned...]]>
<![CDATA[NJ City Official Arrested After Taking Boy to Motel: Authorities]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:22:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/10-19-14+Daniel+Vergara.jpg
A New Jersey City official was arrested Sunday after he stayed at a local motel with a 12-year-old boy without the consent of the boy's guardian, authorities say.]]>
<![CDATA[30 Bullets Fired at Parked Car]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:22:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/186*120/Pleasantville+Shooting+30+Times+Broad+Street+Car.JPG
Someone shot at least 30 rounds into a car during a possible drive-by shooting in South Jersey that left two people injured.

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<![CDATA[Screaming Woman Runs Into Supermarket After Assault]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:06:11 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/212*120/Cottman+Avenue+Pathmark+Assault.JPG
For the second time in two weeks, an assault was reported at the same Philadelphia supermarket.

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<![CDATA[Sayreville Marching Band Wins Championship Amid Hazing Scandal]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:47:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SAYREVILLE_MARCHING_BAND.JPG
Even with the remainder of Sayreville War Memorial High School's football season canceled amid a hazing scandal, its marching band has been playing on and winning competitions.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Shot in Car]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:06:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008427928_1200x675_345671747509.jpg
An unidentified man was discovered around 10 Monday night on Martha Street in the Kensington section of Philadelphia.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week's Wednesday's Child]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:34:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/meaganvai.jpg
NBC10's Vai Sikahema introduces you to some of the area's amazing young people who dream of being connect to a loving forever family. Visit the Wednesday's Child Home Page on NBC10.com

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<![CDATA[Corbett in Philly to Sign Mental Anguish Act]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:58:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000008427496_1200x675_345641027903.jpg
Pennsylvania Go.v Tom Corbett will sign the Revictimization Relief Act, which is aimed at protecting victims -- a measure inspired by the mumia Abu-Jamal case.]]>
<![CDATA[In Case You Missed It: Yesterday's Top Stories]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:39:50 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Wilmington-Boy-Fight.jpg
Take a look at some of yesterday's most interesting local stories.]]>
<![CDATA[10 at 7: What You Need to Know Today]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 06:33:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Clock_Wht.jpg
Here are the 10 things you need to know to start your day from your friends at NBC10.
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<![CDATA[Standoff Ends in Montgomery County]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:18:29 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/208*120/Dekalb+Apartments+Standoff.JPG
A police standoff closed a busy Montgomery County, Pennsylvania road for hours overnight.

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<![CDATA[Deadly Crash Along Pa. Interstate]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:58:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/I78+Deadly+Crash+Upper+Saucon.JPG
A deadly crash closed a stretch of a busy Lehigh Valley highway early Tuesday.]]>