tv Eyewitness News CBS November 24, 2016 2:07am-2:39am EST
right now at 11:00, traveling for the holidays. crowded highways, it's packed at the airport and waiting patiently for trains as many enter their thanksgiving destination once you get to your destination, are you playing by the rules? the dos and don'ts of turkey day. the simple steps you can take to make sure thanksgiving goes smoothly. we're tracking wet weather headed our way. it could bring us showers on thanksgiving day.
we're keeping a close eye on the forecast as a lot of people will still be hitting the roads tomorrow. fans will be attending high school football games. good evening, i'm ukee washington >> i'm jessica dean. kate bilo is tracking the system and timing out when we could see rain. >> we actually saw showers try to push into our region earlier tonight. good news is these really kind of fell apart once they got over philadelphia. looked pretty robust over lancaster county. this area has pretty much fallen part. few sprinkles left over north and east of allentown. few stray flurries as well. as we widen out. you can see this storm has a lot with it. that was a warm front. that portions of western ohio that's what will be tomorrow. this is breaking up as well. don't expect this to be a complete wash-out of a thanksgiving, that's the good news. you could be dodging rain drops at any time through thanksgiving
holiday. temperatures 45 in philadelphia. 42 wilmington, one thing i'm concerned about is the mount poconos area where it's below freezing, any stray shower that pops up overnight could ice over on a few spots. it's not a big deal but we have the chance of light freezing rain, few isolated slick spots. take it slow if you're going to be out early if you're on bridges and overpasses. tomorrow morning another batch of showers tries to push in. we'll time the rest of this out for your thanksgiving holiday and talk about what's coming up for rest of the holiday weekend. for now, jessica back over to you. >> thanks. some people are still on the move hoping to get to their thanksgiving destinations on time. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandria hoff is live at a busy 30th street station, where many had to pack their patients today, alex? >> reporter: you know, it has calmed down a bit. trains still running about an hour behind.
some of them at least still far less from what we were seeing earlier. the people we spoke with they made the best of it. amidst announcements about daunting delays, calls from mom >> i was like mom, i'm going to stay here and see what happened >> peculiar sound rang out from a bench in 30th street station. these women a laughing. this leashly attitude was helping to soothe the fact that like the crowd around her. her train was running hours behind. from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. all trains operating through delaware were set to a standstill after a trespasser was struck and killed by a regional train in wilmington. that line was restored but the backlog meant that wait times persisted throughout the region and through the already
congested holiday evening. patrick mcdonald is now more ready than ever for a low key thanksgiving once he reaches north jersey. >> travel more than whole foods i'll be upset. >> reporter: many opted to keep in good spirits and good company. what's so funny? these women just met. and managed to create a lasting bond that began after learning of their mutual travel delays and for a new friendship, they are thankful. now, if you are still planning to travel by amtrak you do have to purchase your tickets ahead of time through the 27th. reporting live from 30th street, alexandria hoff cbs3 "eyewitness news." >> thanks so much. from the rails to the sky, it's been a busy day at philadelphia international airport. and airports all over the country. "eyewitness news" was at the american airlines ticket counter where a lot of people
were checking in. many people allowed extra time in case they encountered long lines. >> good news for people hitting the roads this thanksgiving holiday. triple a says more than 89% of thanksgiving travelers will be driving spurred in part by lower gas prices. prices are the second lowest for the thanksgiving holiday since 2008. the national average for a gallon of regular is 2.13. in pennsylvania it's 2.36. new jersey, 2.21, and delaware, 2.11. not everyone is ready to serve turkey and all the fixings. last minute shoppers are out in full force, the wegman's on route 70 in cherry hill was very busy. many supermarkets expected the rush and were stocked and ready to go. shoppers were looking to cross items off their list >> i picked up a ham, stuffing, marked potatoes and gravy. couple veggies and a pumpkin my.
>> store managers tell us thanksgiving is among the top five busiest days of the year it was difficult for last minute shoppers to buy liquor and wine in pennsylvania be that's because the credit card system at the state run wine and spirits stores went down for a short time this afternoon. workers had to put up a cash only sign to warn customers. the pennsylvania liquor control board says the credit card system was overloaded and had to be reset. new developments tonight in the hit-and-run death of an 8-year-old in philadelphia's overbrook neighborhood. as police released a photo key to the investigation, the community came together tonight to mourn and call for justice. "eyewitness news" reporter david spunt has more. >> reporter: close to 100 angry but determined philadelphians marched down 63rd street before rush hour hoping to find jayanna's powell killer. the 8-year-old was hit and
killed at 63rd and lansdowne last friday afternoon. her killer just drove off as if nothing happened. >> this is the spot my daughter died at. it's hard. >> reporter: her mother and her family members have spent the last week looking for her killer. while attempting to mourn the loss of such a young life. >> anybody that met her fell in love with her, she was smart, intelligent, wanted to be a lawyer. she was wonderful. >> reporter: police released this surveillance photograph wednesday night of the silver nissan ultima or maxima. they believed this is the car that hit and killed the 8-year-old. >> where, folks, that everybody here our pain. let's go. >> that's captain joseph of the 19th district. a man who's passionate about this case >> if dhoins shake you to the bones i don't know what will. you see how galvanized this community is. we're working every lead. there will not be a stone unturned >> jayanna's family is counting
on the captain, his colleagues and complete strangers to help find out who took her from her family and friends. >> somebody know something. can't say they don't know nothing. >> reporter: there is a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of jayanna powell's killer, david spunt cbs3 "eyewitness news." illegal immigrant from hasn't endure ris is facing charges for the alleged sexual assault of a 2012-year-old girl in bucks county. this is the suspect. jorge ramirez of willow grove. now in bucks county prison on $1 million bail. police say ramirez befriended a girl while attending services at redemption episcopal church in southampton. they say he sexual assaulted the girl more than a dozen times in his car over the past month and there could be more victims. president-elect trump announced his first two female cabinet picks. south carolina governor nikki
haley says she's accepting to be the u.s. ambassador to the united nations. the president-elect praised governor haley saying she has a proven track record of bringing people together. haley was an out spoken trump critic through the much of the presidential race. >> also betsy devos to head the department of education. betsy devos is a school are choice activity, trump met with her over the weekend. she chairs the american federation for children, a group that promotes charter school education. also served on the board of the foundation for excellence. and ben carson is in the running to be the next secretary of housing and urban development. he got on social media to say an announcement is forthcoming about his role. carson said he wants to make a contribution to the inner cities. . president-elect trump delivered a thanksgiving message to the nation tonight. >> it's my prayer that on this
thanksgiving, we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country, strengthened by shared purpose and very, very common revolve. in declaring this national holiday, president lincoln called upon americans to speak with one voice and one heart. that's just what we have to do. >> mr. trump is spending thanksgiving at his estate in florida. the staff at atlantic city care regional medical center gave wounded atlantic city police officer josh fidel a round of applause. he returned to the hospital to thank everyone there for saving his life. police responded to a robbery call september 3rd when a gunman shot officer videl in the head. he continues to recover and is improving. the table is set and dinner is served. how can you insure thanksgiving at your house is a success? >> time to be grateful and it's
a time to enjoy your families. nicole brewer talks to an etiquette expert. >> a crackdown on the roads. why you'll be seeing extra patrol cars this holiday weekend. kate? >> we're tracking a couple of showers as this heads our way for thanksgiving day. how does the rest of the long holiday weekend look if you're traveling? shopping? if you just want to get outside? i'll have the full breakdown coming up in weather. an annual tradition continues at the white house. something was missing from this year's presidential turkey pardon. we'll tell you what it was when "eyewitness news" comes right back.
authorities say a forest fire in reading appears to have been intentionally set. take a look at this video provided by reading magazine. pennsylvania department of couldn'tser vacation and natural records calls the monday night fire suspicious. there were no injuries or damages to homeowners businesses but the fire did score. 47 acres of forest. with the thanksgiving holiday upon us, police across the region are on the look-out for drunk drivers. cherry hill police say they have eight extra dui patrols on the roads through the weekend. regular patrol officers will be searching for suspected drunk drivers >> it's not just about the people going to the bars and deciding to potentially drink and drive, it's about the other people on the roadway. it's important that we're out there for everyone's protection. >> chief monday began also said
thanksgiving holiday weekend has become more dangerous than new year's eve when it comes to driving under the influence. thanksgiving does give us time to spend with family and friends but a lot of different personalities can make table talk awkward >> how do you insure your holiday goes smoothly? nicole brewer joins us with an etiquette expert list of dos and don'ts. >> whether you're the host or a guest, here's some advice on getting through turkey day without ruffling feathers >> many will give thanks for friend and family >> some family members clash with others >> awkward thing at the wrong time >> made a rule in my family we weren't going to bring up politics during thanksgiving >> it's time to use our best manners. >> reporter: lisa richie founder
of the academy of etiquette says it works starts with being prompt. >> dinner always starts late. if you're late you're really on time >> host says 2:00. then arrive at 2:00. it's just as inconsider the to be ten minutes early. >> reporter: in most cases the host will be busy finishing up last minute task with very little time to entertain. >> could be in the kitchen >> it's important to give them space. which means staying out of the kitchen >> especially if you're not willing to help >> if you know the type >> they're standing around moving stuff >> hosts go through quite a bit of trouble. when they ask you to just bring yourself, >> we bring ourselves. >> i think it's always a good idea to have a little something, a candle, a coffee table book, photos for from your children >> speaking of common courtesy. let's talk clean-up >> certainly people will generally always step up >> according to the etiquette
books if you're hosting, you shouldn't allow your guests to clean. >> we're not that fancy >> if you want to go to bed on time, yes, i think you should. >> i'm with him. if you're eating the meal, you better be willing to clean up a few dishes. one more piece of advice, when you look at a proper place setting, there's no spot for the cell phone, so you may want to hold off on sending that text or snapping that chat, whatever it is that you do while you're seated at the table. >> good point >> it was actually kevin hart's face don't post your thanksgiving plate. we're all eating the same >> my man, kevin. thanks nicole. president obama made his final thanksgiving turkey pardon, the birds tator and tot will spend the remaining days at a farm in virginia. for the first time since 2009, the president's daughter sasha and malia were absent.
he said they had scheduling conflict. he was joined by two nephews. >> there was a speculation maybe they had enough of the jokes. >> they're old enough now to say that, dad, the joke >> kate joins us now with our thanksgiving forecast >> we got pretty decent were re for most of the holiday weekend. one day we may be dodging rain drops is tomorrow. again, a few rain drops. just a few drops of rain here and there. what a beautiful day it was for travel, look at this beautiful site at the philadelphia museum of art. the magnificent fir stand 50 feet tall, covered with more than 9,000 led lights. a band was playing festive
music. hot chocolate and candy canes. not all that cold out there. and temperatures are going to be seasonal. here's a look at damage we'll take you thorough a time laps video. most of today was completely sunny and dry. it was a beautiful day. just the a sunset, watch what happens, the sun starts to dip below the horizon. the clouds come in, we don't get to see the sun drop and the clouds are still in place. tonight it's currently 42 degrees at the palmyra cove nature park, which a whole lot milder than it was at this time last night by virtue of the clouds moving in. clouds act almost like a blanket when you sleep keeps you warmer at night. doesn't allow the radiation escape into the atmosphere as quickly. that's why we're seeing temperatures not quite as bad. we do have snow showers moving through the poconos, not a big deal.
mostly pushing north and west. and clear air between the warm front lifting to the north and cold front moving to the west. most of us are out of the woods precipitation wise until the shower comes in and that will be late morning tomorrow. temperatures, again not too bad. if we do see any stray showers, most will be straight rain, not going to freeze on contact unless you're in the poconos. again, most these are already starting to move out. right now, 45 at the airport, 42 in wilmington. and 42 degrees down in dover delaware. a chilly night but certainly not as cold as last night. we hit the freezing mark for the first time this season. tomorrow at 9:00 a.m. showers start to push in from the west. notice this front lost a lot of its moisture and a lot more rain with it over the midwest. just a few scattered showers for us. there may be some spots across the region tomorrow that don't so he any wet weather at all, so there's good news, doesn't look like a wash-out for thanksgiving. the fronts clears the area during the day friday. lingering clouds.
not going to be the brightest black friday but it does look to stay generally dry with a chance for stray shower. thanksgiving breakdown, out early, heading to one of those high school football games, 41 at 8:00 a.m. mostly cloudy. by noon low 50's. best chance for could believe showers around the noon and 3:00 p.m. hours and we'll try to clear out around 6:00. best chance for rain this stretch is tomorrow, thursday, friday, 20% chance for a stray shower, looks like saturday and sunday rain-free. tonight 37, clouds increasing since this evening and will stay cloudy. couple of showers otherwise, mostly cloudy, wouldn't be shocked to see a few breaks of sun especially early in the morning, again, not a total wash-out. but little bit gray thanksgiving. 55 on friday, the weekend is cooler but dry with sun, and we head back to work and school on monday. beautiful day with lots of sunshine and high of 53. all in all, pretty great
this evening, there was a lot of yelling. hollering. >> a lot of cheering. >> looks like, game seven >> in november. check this out. ukee and i sit about five cubicles away. tonight both of us watching the sixers yelling and screaming and everyone else in the newsroom kind of like -- like, all right, let's take you to the highlights, sixers hosted the memphis. jo jo. sixers lead 22-17.
fast forward to end of fourth. sixers down by three, nick stoukis corner pocket. it is good. drills a three we're tied at 85. we go to overtime. in extra session now. sixers, down by three, bayless leave him alone he'll make you pay. drills it himself, we're tied at 91. we go into double over time. the sixers tell embiid you're done for the night. you played 27 minutes that's three minutes over his minutes restriction. kicks the chair. poor chair. what did mark do to the sixers, the sixers fall 104-99, double overtime, not a good ending flyers in florida visiting the tampa bay lightening, doing it without shawn. we pick it up in the second, i have an provorov. the score, the assist, flyers
take a 2-1 lead. third period, game tied at 2, ryan callahan. major buzz kill for the fly guys, they fall 4-to 2, your final score in tampa bay. villanova wildcats, number two, taking on charleston. show is some nice ball movement. how about the jam right there by darryl reynolds, nova winning easily tonight in blowout fashion 63-47 your final. doug pederson has finally had a face-to-face meeting with stage fright receiver nelson agholor. he had a miserable game against the seahawks. pederson was asked at the 2015 first around will play monday against the packers >> i got to see how he handles this, this will be a big woke for him. how he handles it mentally. reacts with his team mate on the practice field with the things sort of, you know, fallen in his
a trailblazer in philadelphia television news is marking a major milestone. >> love her so much. grew up watching her and ended up watching her. trudy haines is celebrating her 90th birthday. she became first african-american television news reporter. she's still hosting programs and asking the unexpected. her secret to staying young at heart is memories. happy 90th birthday trudy haines. kate? >> taking a look at the final,
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