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with the details from accuweather. melissa happy thanksgiving. brian and sharrie we had a spectacular thanksgiving with a bright blue sky, we'll take you back in time, we did some number crunching today, the coldest thanksgiving on record, low of 27 and today we climbed up to 64 and the warmest here was 75 degrees, down in 1941, we are definitely on the nicer side of our holidays. currently outside in philadelphia, 57 and the poconos 46 and trenton 57 along the coast in beach haven 58 and lancaster 54. perhaps you are stuffed with turkey and stepping ougt on the town to kind of walk it off, it's mostly clear and 7:00 p.m. 56 and 55 at 8:00 p.m., and 9:00 tonight we drop down to 54 and a few more clouds moving in with a
temperature of 52, future tracker 6 showing as we go throughout time here, 8:00 in the morning low level moisture creeping into the region with the southeasterly wind and fog is likely in the morning and the sun backed out by tomorrow afternoon, so all the shoppers on black friday, we have you covered. 6:00 a.m. perhaps you are waiting on the doors to open, 8:00 a.m. 49 degrees, the sun peeks through the clouds and temperature of 54 and 62 by noon and milder than that on friday afternoon, we'll let you know how long the warmth is sticking around with the full accuweather forecast. it's not yet black friday but shopping deals are underway right now, several stores are open and some will be opening soon all to offer big savings for those eager to get started. annie mccormick is live at the kmart in northeast philadelphia, with the story of what is
happening there. >> for kmart it's tradition they are open every thanksgiving, today they opened their doors at 6:00 a.m., blue light specialed are back by popular demand and so is an early jump on black friday, if it's a good deal, i come out. >> trees outside lighting and outdoor animation and all of our apparel, an awesome buy is all running 50% off. to keep incentive, kmart is offering deep discounts at different times throughout black friday, this movie stop is also hoping for preblack friday shoppers. >> we open at 1:00 and some places open at 5:00 or 6:00 but we are one of the few that opened all day and so far so good, we have seen a few people
come in, and they expect runoff from customers that hit major retailers nearby that open doors at 5:00 or 6:00 this evening, not everyone gets the big allure of black friday. >> black friday, black monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday and friday. i don't understand what the hype is. >> there was a separate entrance for the sale at 6:00 a.m., and customers lined up at 4:00 and received wrist bands. >> i changed my mind. >> why? >> because it's going to be too long. >> at this target on caster avenue, this crew thought the cash they will save is worth the wait, i have been here since 10:00 a.m. and this guy 6:00 a.m. >> a 50 inch tv for $250. zblm back out here live you can see the line remains steady here
at this kmart, they are open through black friday night until 10:00 p.m. even if a national chain is open on black friday or starting this evening, even if they are open, they have different hours depending on the local store, check before you head out. annie mccormick, channel 6 "action news." >> grab me one of those tvs, that is a deal. thank you. we are proud to say the 6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade was another success and it has been happening in philadelphia for 96 years now huge crowds lined the ben franklin parkway today to take in the festive sights and sounds. >> this group was dressed in their christmas red and green as they performed sparkle jolly for the crowd and the cast for a christmas story played a scene from their christmas production
that is current on walnut theater. and cecily tynan and rick williams were the hosts buns again. the disney princess a favorite among the young crowd, cinderella and belle and the rest of the young ladies were there. >> the parade attracts people from all over some it was their first time and others have been coming to philadelphia for years. katherine scott shows us what it was like to be part of the big event. >> the music and floats and balloons and so much to see along the packed ben franklin parkway, for people here it's the way to kick off thanksgiving. >> first time as an adult, it has been 20 years and i came as a kid and now i'm bringing my family for the first time. >> even a scowl from the grinch did not overshadow this gorgeous mild day as the balloons and
floats made their way up the parkway to the delight of the crowd. we saw the 6 abc float and marching bands from all over the country, there is something about being in philadelphia on thanksgiving day. >> i have been to germany and paris and all around the world with the military but philadelphia is my home, this is exciting, i feel the love from philly, it's awesome, if you have never been to the parade it's an awesome day. >> the balloons were going up before the sun and the inflation station, it takes an hour tonight flight each one, garfield, santa and red from fraggle rock, the gang was ready to go and the handlers excited to be part of the fun, great to start off the holiday spirit. >> it's great to be in the parade and a glowing energy and excited to be a part of it again. >> for many people it's the start of the holiday and time for turkey and time for family and time for giving thanks.
on eakins oval, katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> a time to celebrate with family and a time to give a hand to those in need. the salvation army provided those families with meals to go, 200 volunteers helped to serve up all the food here on brown street, several groups pitched in with donations to make the holiday meals possible. >> and speaking of the holiday meal, it's been a tradition here at "action news" to visit a local family for a long time and join their thanksgiving dinner. >> the hatfield family invited us into their northeast philadelphia home and our dann cuellar was there in the midst live tonight and dan dinner has been served. dann is that the word? >> no, not yet but we are getting close sharrie, you know that scene from home alone where everyone is running around the house and stuff is going on,
even the dog is out here. they are all hungry. and now just waiting for the uncle to say look what you did you little jerk, almost to that point but not quite, dinner is getting prepared to be put on the table. mary what is the next step? >> i'm getting out the cranberry and trying to figure out who get it out of can, i made homemade cranberries this year and very to put the gravy out. >> amy what are you doing over here? >> you what? >> we are cutting the bread. >> what is special about the bread? >> god blessed it today at church. >> john blessed it. >> so as you can see folks, i'm serious, there are 29 folks here in the hatfield household and 14 kids, 14 adults, and one english
bull dog, what do you want to tell folks in the delaware valley. >> am thankful and you can be too, to have family as good as mine to root us in our values and love and i hope you are enjoying tonight as much as i am. >> you guys are awesome, thank you for having us here with you, i can't wait to sit down for dinner with you tonight. we'll have a lot of fun here tonight see you a little bit later. >> thank you dann we feel like we are right there. >> take 6abc.com along with you on this thanksgiving day, there you find storm 6 radar and the hourly forecast as well as the latest traffic conditions across the region. >> so that is dann's annual tradition and the best job in the building, he gets to eat. it started with a missed field goal and went down hill from
there today. the eagles played on the road this thanksgiving in detroit and our birds lets say they got cooked. jaime apody the recap? >> if dann has the best job i have the worst. if you are sick to your stomach on thanksgiving before you cut into your turkey. this eagles team stick a fork in them. imagine what jeffrey lurie is feeling right about now, sam bradford wants to go and mark sanchez is not doing it. the defense failed to show up, matthew stafford and calvin johnson connected for three touch downs, and this one made it 38-7. stafford threw for five touch downed in all. you thought last week was bad?
this week was worse. 45-14. the lioned largest win on thank give since 1947. lets head live to jeff skversky live in detroit. i was there last week and the guys were so embarrassed. >> reporter: yes jaime embarrassed and shocked was the sentiment in the eagles locker room, the eagles absolutely carved up. 90 points over that span, yes worst two game stretch in eagles history and afterwards nobody was pointing the finger except chip kelly who was pointing the finger at himself. >> i think we all take accountability, i'm a couch and not a player, it starts with me, nobody points fingers we have to look inside of ourselves and see what we can do. >> is chip kelly still the right
coach? >> yes, he is our coach we'll fight for him and with him. nobody is pointing fingers at anyone, it's a collective effort, it's not the time to point fingers it's about the execution and we have to continue to try and do our very best and work through it. >> reporter: eagles quarterback mark sanchez from chip kelly message is don't come back and point fingers. next up the perfect patriots on the road against tom brady, you think these two have been ugly this may get even worse in ten days. jeff skversky, channel 6 "action news." >> i can't even imagine what tom brady is going to do to this defense unless something changes
quickly. we have more coming up in sports. >> we'll suffer through it together. >> there is more to come on "action news" at 5:00, a local bakery doesn't just provide sweets for the holiday, it offers to cook the most important part of the thanksgiving meal. >> as we make it through the holidays, we have important tips to stay safe. and melissa magee is back with the full accuweather forecast for the long thanksgiving day weekend.
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people started lining up outside of kocha's baky this morning not to buy up baked goods but to get their thanksgiving turkey cooked in the famous brick oven, this is an annual tradition, everyone came back for a 1:00 pickup time for a perfectly cooked bird to enjoy with their loved ones. >> thanksgiving is a time that brings famlips together and eating the turkey and pie could be a chance to open up with your loved ones. timothy johnson has more. >> reporter: food and family
it's what thank giving is all about. but amid conversations about football and parade floats, this year you might want to set the table for future health, by asking relatives about your medical health, it's tied to yours and conditions and diseases can run in the family and conditions with diabetes could mean you have two to three times more likely to have it yourself, a sibling with breast cancer increases your chance of three to seven times but you won't know about these risks unless you ask. that way you and your doctor can figure out which test is important for you, and find ways to lower your risks in the first place, you know you have to avoid religion and politics at the thanksgiving table but what about bringing up health instead is may lead to even more to be thankful for. with this medical minute, i'm dr. timothy johnson. from now to the new year
many holiday celebrations evolve around food that make it's a stressful time for families and kids with food allergies, even a bite of the wrong thing can cause big trouble. 11-year-old jack churchill is among the 7 million kids with food allergies, he helps himself by double-checking every label. i dig through the trash and read everything, i go dumpster diving for ingredients to see if it's okay. >> keeping the original packaging and labelling is a good idea so they can review t other tips to avoid trouble, if are you going to a party there are tips, you can bring non-food items like paper goods and games
this need for thanksgiving, when it's not feeding the hungry they provided child care for adults in the community trying to reenter the workforce and a restaurant moved their food outside in the spirit of the season, tasty soul food set up a block party, for the second straight year, it's a way to spread love and goodwill in the heart of the holidays. some folks in wilmington shed calories before eating their dinner, they did the 5-k walk, the annual event benefits resear resear research for multiple sclerosis.
>> all right lets do it, time for accuweather with meteorologist melissa magee, with the best thanksgiving we have had around here in a long time. >> we are on the nicer end of the pol days, one very nice holiday, 79 degrees was set back in the 1900s, we were well above normal at 63 and atlantic city
coming in at 66, currently at this hour, 67 in philadelphia and 66 in the lehigh valley and 66 for trenton and beach haven. and the call from accuweather for the rest of the tonight it's not a bad evening and then clouds develop and late patches of fog as we go through the overnight hours, dropping down to 39 and 48 in cape may, and 44 degrees the overnight low in philadelphia, over to the trop cans we go in the eastern pacific but the atlantic. hurricane sandra, a category 3 storm moving to the north and as we watch the progression of this storm, some moisture getting syphoned into this storm, effecting the lone star state of texas, we'll widen out the picture, stormtracker 6 live double scan 3-d, rain moving
into kansas, oklahoma and the air is funneling south ward and we have snow and mixed precipitation across the plains and a piece of that energy works its way into our region for the second half of our holiday weekend. although tomorrow it's not bad for the shoppers, 68 in philadelphia afternoon sunshine and a few records are likely, north and west of town for allentown and also for reading tomorrow. future tracker 6 showing you through the start of the weekend, 2:00 in the afternoon we track a piece of that energy working its way eastward and showers are likely on and off throughout the day come saturday. the five-day at 5:00, clouds and sun and 68 and mostly cloudy and showers are around for the temple game and in at 60 and cooler with the rain developing to the south, and chilly as we get into next week. >> not a bad weekend ahead. melissa thank you.
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well this thanksgiving is a jam packed day from the parade to scoring deals at area stores where the football game where the eagles did not quite score enough but tonight we are giving thanks for all of it and even more. >> good evening i'm brian taff along with sharrie williams, thanks for joining us this thanksgiving and hope you are having a great night with family and friends. many of you started the day by taking part in a philadelphia annual tradition, the dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade ♪ ♪ yes, we recognize and love that voice, singer, dion warwick sang that song "what the world needs now" husband and producer damon elliot, she says it was a fitting song for this time of year. and two of our favorite
sisters stopped by anna and elsa from the hit movie frozen, they came to wish everybody a happy thanksgiving. and they were not the oath princesses at the parade, snow white was blowing kisses to the crowd and joined by cinderella and sleeping beauty and bell were along for today's fun and we spotted obey want kinobi. this is a costume organization made up of star wars fans, they are excited by the arrival of star wars, the force awakens, it hits theaters on december 18th ♪ ♪
that there is brian flores from pippen, a high flying death defying journey of magic, you can see the show this february here in philadelphia. ♪ ♪ >> it's uso troop has been performed for more than 50 years, we are glad they could join us this morning. >> the parade is not the only holiday tradition underway today, on thanksgiving it's customary to share a warm meal with friends and family. nora muchanic spent the day in trenton where one group made sure that everyone had a place to go. >> there is a line out the door and they start searching here at 10:00 in the morning and even at that early hour, task the area
soup kitchen has a full house, hundreds come for a free thanksgiving dinner. >> it means a hell of a lot if you don't have food, it's wonderful to be around people and have food together. >> i figured i could bring my son and his dad could come and we could sit together and have a nice meal. >> to come together where they have actual cranberry and the stuffing is like amazing. >> we all have difficulties ups and downs in the walk of life and i am here today just grateful for the food that we have. >> much of the meal and decorations come from school children and adults as part of a commune project in nearby pennington, patrons don't stand in line dozens of volunteers serve them at the table. and some are homeless and some with drug or mental illness and the working poor. >> only 20% are homeless and the rest of the folks have places to
live and most of them have income but not enough to meet all of their needs. >> when it started the need for the soup kitchen has increased, they serve a quarter million meals each year. >> i am down and desperate, i know i can come here. >> everyone leaves with another hot meal and a san witch all packed up and even though life can be packed up they are thankful for what they do have. >> thankful for be here. a north philadelphia organization took a min today to honor police commissioner ramsey, they thanked commissioner ramsey for his years of service in philadelphia, is he set to retire in january, one day at a time is a drug and alcohol program and serves those infected with hiv and aids. in wilmington the sunday
breakfast mission hosted a thanksgiving dinner and it took 200 volunteers and staff to pull off this meal but it was very much worth it. this can be a difficult time of year for some folks, thanks to this organization struggling families were able to enjoy a warm holiday meal together. >> we covered the food and parade but stick around later we will show you the shopping. and we'll have a live report from detroit where the eagles took an absolute beating today if you care to see it from the lions. in other news a convenience store clerk was shot and killed outside of his business in burlington county, it happened at the quick and go at the 100 block of martin luther king boulevard, they were called to the scene last night before 8:30, the suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 20 and 30, he stands between 5'6" and 5'9" with a medium to heavy build and was wearing a
black mask and a light colored hoody and blue gray sweatshirt and gray sneaker. a homeless veteran beaten at a sunoco gas station has died. the 51-year-old was pummeled with a hammer and wood outside of the sunoco on fifth street in olney, three teens were charged following that beating. a driver plow nood a mown airy gas station leaving quite a mess, it came to a stop inside of this mini market. you can see the mangled metal left behind and this crash happened around 9:20, no one inside was injured and the driver is okay also, investigator are trying to figure out what happened in the moments before the crash. more pro testifies are expected tonight in chicago, demonstrators are upset about newly released dash-cam footage
showing the chilly night an officer shot a teenager, the incident happened a year ago but officer jason vandyke was just charged this week and many are calling for the police superintendant to step down. >> new images from jason vandyke's squad car shows laquan mcdonald runs away during a pursuit last year, the officer gets out and mcdonald is shot 16 times in 15 seconds, we will not show you the entire video that ignited protests across chicago. protesters are vowing to disrupt holiday shopping, asking why that video was not made public for an entire year. >> any responsible police superintendant would have showed the video to the mayor immediately. >> vandyke was charged tuesday with first degree murder in mcdonald's death, according to civilian watch dog group,
citizens filed at least 20 complaints against him since he joined the force in 2001 including allegations of excessive force and racial slurs but vandyke was not disciplined and abc news confirmed 18 complaints, vandyke's attorney contends he feared for his life in this case. >> this is not a murder case. >> president obama is weighing in on facebook saying i am deeply disturbed by the video, and am proud of my home town for protesting peacefully. >> they say they are difficult to win, have you to prove that the officer intended serious bodily harm. we'll have much more on the unfolding situation in chicago coming up on world news with david muir. a scare at the white house today a man draped in an
american flag jumped the fence and in this video you can see him scale the fence, once he made it inside he raised his hands in victory and was quickly arrested and the secret service made improvements to that very fence by putting makes on top and the white house was locked down as it's first family celebrated thanksgiving inside. it was a very disappointing day for eagles fans. >> the team took quite the beating from the detroit lions, jeff skversky has a live report coming up from detroit. >> and the food coma is wearing off and the shopping has begun, we talked to shoppers that started bright and early and they are not waiting to score the holiday deals. >> we have 70s across the region and we'll tap into a piece of this energy from black friday following the shoppers. we'll have the stories and much more.
this is a live picture of the target on monument road in winfield heights, people are already lined up outside some have been there since tuesday, they want to score good deals and get a jump start on their holiday shopping when the store opens in less than 30 minutes, kohls macy's and sears open at 6:00. some people were scooping up deals at 6:00 this morning, kmart opened its doors bright and early, the store in northeast philadelphia was packed when we stopped by, shoppers tell us they could not pass up these good deals, i think it's pretty crowded and i didn't want to come but my daughter needed company and here i am and i have to run home and finish cooking. >> if are you itching to go shopping and don't want to wait, you can head to wal-mart and toys "r" us and best buy, we have everything shoppers need to know on our website at 6abc.com. you'll fine store hours there plus we have special offers at
local retailers available only to our viewers and our "action news" black friday play book. from a good deal to a raw deal in detroit today. i think people's family football games were better than what we saw there. >> they had their family games in the middle of this one because they clicked it off because they could not watch it. on turkey day the birds were carved up by the last place lions, they lost to three last place teams in a row by 110-43, the lions started out fast, matthew stafford made it 7-0, and mash sanchez finds brent celek to tie it in the second quarter, 199 yards and how about
the run game, only 30 from demarco murray and the d lost more than the game today. and from there it got ugly, matthew stafford purposefully targeted his replacement roe, and 31-7 in the third and both tied career-highs and offensive line did not give sanchez much time at all, he fumbles and lions recovered and this is not a replay. chip kelly wondering where did it all go so wrong, eagles lose 45-14, they are now 4-7, lets go live to the sight of the destruction, jeff skversky standing by in detroit. >> reporter: hey jaime, it is the worst two game stretch in eagles history, they have never ever done this before, given up
45 points in back to back games and over the span out scored 59 points, so how in the world can eagles head coach chip kelly has confidence in this team going forward. >> i guess the answer to that is there is no other option, you got five games left as we come up and that is what we have to do, we have to go play. nobody feels sorry for us. >> over the last two weeks it has been embarrassing. >> is there any other way to describe this but embarrassing? >> it's a tough day, a tough day at the office and you know we got behind in the sticks a couple of times whether it was running or throwing the ball early in the set of downs and we had a big hole to dig ourselves out of it and we couldn't do it. >> no they cannot.
as bad as the defendants has been how about the offense, only four touch downs in their last 37 drives. jeff skversky channel 6 "action news." >> thank you jeff. trouble could also be brewing for sixers center jahlil okafor, a video on the tmz website showing him in a fight on the streets of boston. >> you know what i'm thankful for? turkey day high school football, i need something to take my mind off our professional sports team. philadelphia's most recognizable football tradition, they are playing for the wooden horse trophy, he makes it look easy, two touch downs for him. northeast rolls 48-20, we'll have complete coverage of our area high school highlights, as much of a tradition as turkey
and pumpkin pie, tonight after "action news" at 11:00. put some of those high school teams on the eagles team right now it could not be much worse. >> you are right about that. thank you jaime. one local woman has a lot to be thankful for, she is celebrating a major milestone, but it's who she got to spend it with that is the real gift. and melissa magee has the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast it's coming up next. it's the holidays. which means a house full of people -- who all want to get online. so it's the perfect time for verizon fios. it has the fastest internet and wifi available. with speeds from 50 to 500 megs. and right now, you'll get 50 meg fios internet, tv and phone for 79.99 a month online for your first year. and with a 2 year agreement, we'll give you all the premium movie channels for a year.
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one montgomery county resident celebrating thanksgiving but her 100th birthday. ♪ happy birthday to you >> check it out mary blew out her candles surrounded by friends and family and her gifts include a number of coloring books and a giant box of candy and that reunion chief among them. >> well, great weather today not going to stick around for the rest of the weekend, a cool down coming possibly melissa. not for the entire weekend, but we love it. as we head into the weekend
guys, we have stormtracker 6 live double scan it's dry and no issues with precipitation and we show you it's precipitation outside, it's a gorgeous shot of the ben franklin bridge on this thursday evening, it's a mostly clear sky, and something to be thankful for, this is something nice, 64 is the high above the average of 62, the record of 70 set in 1999, north and west of the city north and west tomorrow, currently at the moment 57 in the city, and 55 in reading and out to the west and along the coast in sea isle city, a few clouds move into the region and drift eastward as we go through the overnight hours and patchy fog is likely tomorrow morning and this is the weather system that we are watching an area of low pressure we are watching in the plain states and temperatures in the
70s ahead of this front, we have rain as far south as dallas, on the backside snow and mixed precipitation, a piece of this system will be working its way eastward which is why we say the 60s are not stick around, the call from accuweather, it's clear early and fog developments into the overnight hours and 39 in the suburbs and 44 in philadelphia for the overnight low. fast forward into black friday, it's a great afternoon, 68 degrees despite an early shot of cloud cover, we are tracking the front that moves on through, ahead of that it's nice and mild, for allentown and reading close if not tying records. the front the same one over the plains is just in time for the start of our weekend, a couple of showers are around and not a washout a high of 60, we'll track the area of low pressure that is meandering up this front as we get into the day on sunday.
in the wake of this front dipping to the south and cooler air arrives as we get into sunday into monday, the cooler air funneling south ward into our region. the exclusive accuweather forecast showing you clouds and sun tomorrow, it's mild by the afternoon, high up to 68 degrees, mostly cloudy and showers are around, and high to 60 and temple at home at the linc, once we get into the fourth quarter we drop down to the 50 and rain is likely to the south at 52 and here we go with the colder air sunday into monday, it's chilly and a high of just 49 and tuesday mostly cloudy and rain developing late at 56 and gradual clearing as we get into wednesday at 54 degrees and thursday sunshine and clouds in at 50, a nice finish tomorrow and 6 degrees and cooler into the weekend and a couple of bouts with showers too guys. >> melissa thank you.
right now the "action news" team standing by with these stories next at 6:00, hearts are full tonight as families celebrate thanksgiving in our area. and the annual 6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade dazzle the crowd as long the ben franklin parkway today we'll have all the fun and the holiday shopping season off to a start and shoppers taking advantage of all the deals, we are live. for monica malpass, melissa magee, rick williams brian taff, adam joseph i'm sharrie williams, "action news" at 6:00 is up next. this is black friday.
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"action news" delaware valley's leading news program. with ducis rogers, meteorologist, cecily tynan and jim gardner. hearts are full of hope and joy tonight, as families, friends and even strangers sit down to give thanks for blessings this past year, on this thanksgiving 2015, and it is thursday night and jim is off and i'm brian taff and the big story is thanksgiving, a day for feasts and fun and to share our blessings with those that are less fortunate. ♪ when you wish upon a star the ben franklin parkway packed with people for the 96th annual
6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade and what a party it was. what better way to mark this thanksgiving than sharing a hot meal and good company and a smile with loved ones and those that need a helping hand on this holiday season. and when the eating is done, many folks work off the holiday calories by hitting the stores many of which opened today ahead of the black friday frenzy, it would not be thanksgiving in the delaware valley without the 6 abc dunkin' donuts thanksgiving day parade and you couldn't have asked for more perfect weather. the celebration got off to a rousing start, banners flying and the crowd excited, this is the 96th year of this tradition, the old eflt thanksgiving day parade in the nation. and mayor nutter arrived in grand style for his final parade as mayor. >> are you