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you see that live. in the meantime there is a lot of energy and a lot of people excited to ring in 2015 and i think i hear the beginning of the fire works. the lets take a look. >> ♪ ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> how that fire works
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display, new years eve, 2014 lead nothing to 2015 and is there nothing like this to get you in the mood for the new year. it really does bring tonight perfectly. such a beautiful sight to see. we have a big crowd down here and the fire works definitely up the excitement factor no doubt bit. kathy orr is down with the crowd hoist watching right now, let's go down to the kathy. >> a spectacular view from the ice on this clear night with light wind. i have the family with me from new jersey. you guys came last year, what do you think about it this year. >> it is pretty good. >> pretty good. do you like the the music. >> yes just as good as last year. >> what do you think katie. >> really cool. >> mom, is this a family tradition. >> absolutely every year. >> everything new you can get cozy inside in the lodge this year. >> and make smores. >> it makes a big difference. over here these guys are having a great time, do you like these fire works. >> yeah. >> this is my daughter who came for fire works what do you think pretty nice.
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>> yes good what do you think. >> awesome it is awesome. >> it is great to be outdoors and to dress appropriately coming down later. take a look at the temperatures in philadelphia we are around freezing. colder to the north. snow making weather in the poconos. if you are going out this evening, temperatures will be in the 30's. we will be seeing wind that are light and in the 20's. so bundle up. lets take another look at this spectacular view as fire works display continues here at penns landing. >> kathy, it looks wonderful out there. you take one look at those fire works and see just how magnificent they are and you quickly realize that didn't just come together on its own. it took a lot of planning hard work for many, many people. our justin finch got a look at just what it took to put this all together and he joins us now live as well hi justin. >> reporter: hi there jessica. i have to hold my ear just to hear you underneath all of these fire works.
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we have seen these go on for past couple of minutes a lot of people here at river rink watching very closely that is show goes off but as you mentioned this takes a lot of work to pull off and a lot of people looking forward to it every year. i just met a couple who make the fire works part of their wedding, lets take a look. fort or some couples at sunset on their wedding night might be fire works enough unless you are soon to be mr. and mrs. hand again. >> it could be anywhere in the city right now, why here tonight. >> it is perfect. >> we love philadelphia fire works, new years eve great. >> reporter: off they went to watch fire works before a they tied the knot. this is the the show, before the the show a complicated network of 4,000 devices all shelled and wiring spread over two barges at the navy yard. the it is all over seen by ken firstoff of the crew behind the fire works. >> this is the center position. everything is going straight up here. the position number one down
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there by the tug, shoots out at an angle there we have got positions three in back of us here and that shoots out the other angle. that will give us a full sky of effects. >> reporter: effects set to music and controlled by computers for two new years show. cristina jenkins blogger for fail's events blog you wish you knew said, to expect to be woed. >> there is so many different kind of people to see fire works and going all the the time but pyrotechnics over the delaware river are incredible. >> reporter: not only inn chris bible also show stopping. people stopping in their tracks to watch these fire works. this has been the scene since 6:00 sharp. and if you are wondering how they he pull off all of it this is a combination of gps technology as well as computers. everything being operated from a main base just down the river here. we are live here at the river rink i'm justin finch for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". all right, the science
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behind the fire works justin, thanks very much. happy anniversary to the couple. happy wedding day to them. it will be a night to remember. lets take a look at a unique vantage point. we have chopper three up in the sky getting a wonderful view of the fire works from high up in the sky. we want to show that to you now. just a really neat thing to see, lets take a look . >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪
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>> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> there it is chopper three high in the sky giving you a wonderful view of the fire works tonight. you know maybe you are watching thinking you know maybe we do want to get out of the house. maybe we do want to go down to penns landing and watch the the fire works or maybe we want to see it all over again at midnight. we have you covered, either way you want to do it because we have another fire works show that is coming up tonight at the the stroke of midnight. we've got a new years eve special. if you want to stay warm you can togetherly do that a it starts 11:30 and we will be here live throughout the display. send us your new years wishes what do you hope is coming your way in 2015. we'd love to hear from you. send it to cbs philly.com or
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use hash tag cbs-3 nye we will try to get some of those on the air. love hearing what people want for the new year. the it is always nice to have a fresh start, isn't it. lets send it back to chris in the studio. it looks great on television. can't wait to do it again at midnight tonight. we will see you then. looking forward to it. >> thanks, jessica. we have an important reminder now about the the dangers of irresponsible gunfire celebrating new years eve. help they had a briefing at philadelphia police headquarters today, commissioner charles ramsey was there and he encouraged everyone to celebrate but he warned that the laws of gravity remain in play, when you fire up a gun in the air. >> i was shot in the head back at south philadelphia. >> well, that is joe jazz coal contact at the age of 11 his life was change forever. he was hit by a stray bullet new years eve of 1998. joe was paralyzed on the right
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side of his body and he has under gone more than 30 surgeries and the person who fired that bullet was never a ted. is there breaking news tonight there, is word of a possible measles exposure in delaware and philadelphia counties. "eyewitness news" has learned that a child who went to premium urgent care, on conestoga road in villanova last night may have been exposed to measles before coming to this country. now the virus has not been confirmed, by blood department of health hoist hanger people to the pollution touch museum and cvs at east lancaster avenue in wayne during dates and time on your screen to take action because they may have been exposed. well, a deadly police involve shooting is still under investigation tonight. authorities say that an officer shot and killed an armed man during a traffic stop last night. this happened at intersection
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of south avenue near henry street, in bridgeton, new jersey. "eyewitness news", new jersey reporter cleve bryan has more. while it is do i hear what is happening outside this cell phone video was taken during an officer involved shooting tuesday night. >> they just killed that dude, though. >> reporter: robin's sister saw everything from the first story window. >> fell autopsy begins my fence and right is there where he died. >> reporter: a considering to the couple where land county prosecutor's office around a 9:20 p.m. officers ra him day and a roger worely conduct a motor vehicle stop. both officers fired their guns killing 36 year-old jerome reid. police recovered a gun at the scene. >> the investigation is ongoing. we're conn kicking the investigation, pursuant to the attorney general guidelines more information will follow but at the this time this is what we have. >> i have stated in a press release, a gun was recover. thanks very much. >> reporter: several people were outside as the the incident unfolded including a seem love who says he was less
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than 15 feet a waste and he heard an officer say the name of the person in the car. >> did you hear what was said to him just before shots were fired. >> no, he just told him don't move, you know, he was going to kill him. in other news tonight there are new details emerge nothing a deadly police involved shooting in upper darby township. five officers opened fire on a man late yesterday afternoon, after they say he tried to run them down with his car. "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry has more now on the investigation. >> within the next 12 hours 24 tops. >> reporter: five two-year old joe pa seen i made a chilling premonition in this you tube video p lee say pacini made threat monday after half forward police were called to this l.a. fitness. employees there say a he was acting unrulely. pacini had a history of mental illness and had been arrested in 2005.
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he made this threat to police later that day. >> but by tuesday police had an arrest warrant for pacini for making threats against police on you tube. when police showed up to his clifton heights apartment he got around them and started trying toward drexel hill. police officers from clifton heights, haverford township and upper darby followed pacini to garrett road and shadeland avenue. pacini reversed his car, ran the the clifton heights police chief's cruiser and missed several office are. >> police then. i believe there was approximately 22 shots fired. >> reporter: pacini was hit at least three times. delaware county district attorney jack whale even says although pacini was unarmed the car he was driving was a weapon. >> cutting the wheel to try to hit additional officers.
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>> you know don't we're still working on this. it was an appropriate use of deadly force. >> reporter: d.a. is now awaiting a a report from the coroner's office. the in upper darby syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". less than six hours left in 2014 and a big crowd gathered at penns landing where first fire works show of the note just wrapped up. it was a great within but it is cold out there, the kathy. it is, did you guys like the fire works. >> yes. >> we're going to go skating now chris we are looking forward to a great 2015, we will be back with the forecast coming up hi beasley. the eagles announce add big change in the front office as team considers how to move forward in 2015. plus another trade for the phillies, who is out who is coming to is, we will talk about that coming up in sports.
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you can't help but see the good.
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celebrations around the world. thousands gathered for this fire works display in is stan bull turkey. a beautiful side here in the skies, one just repeated here in philadelphia one showdown one to go, jessica dean is live for us once gannon penns landing, jessica.
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>> reporter: hi there chris a great show so many people loving the fire works and everybody saying they are bigger better even then last year if you can believe it. if you were watching them last year well, guess what, they topped it again this year. they are spectacular. we cannot wait to show them to you again at midnight and we will do that live here, on "eyewitness news". it will be a ton of fun. so we're up here kind of high in the sky with the skaters behind us and it is a wonderful viewpoint but kathy orr, gets to be down in it all. kathy really can do it all because she cannot only accurate liz forecast the weather but you she can do it while ice skating holding a a microphone and talking to people. she's the ultimate in multi tasker. >> i wish i could do a twirl for you but as you can see, there is in room. i've got many friend here. the can you guys say happy new year. >> happy new year. >> wow; okay.
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i want to ask this nice girl offer here, okay hold on, do you have a new years wish to win a million-dollar. >> i like that. >> did you enjoy the fire works. >> yes. >> what was the best part. >> the grand finally the grand fill finally. you have to love the grand finally. as you can see these guys are fired up. they may even be here midnight fire works. buzz we have to talk about the weather, okay, guys. lets talk about what it will be like at midnight. it will be much colder then now with temperatures about 27, and the wind chills will be about 22 with wind west at five to 10 miles an hour. we also have to talk about the mummers par raise, there is more excitement in philadelphia to, at 10:00 a.m., the temperature right around treating. by noon, the temperature 34 degrees. so we will be seeing a pleasant day as well. i will give these guys something fun to do. okay. everybody turnaround and go skate, as far as you to catchy
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try. they are all hams. that is very latest here from the river rink, as you can see, everybody is having a terrific time, kate, happy new years to you. >> happy new year to you and to all of your friend kathy make sure they don't knock you over on the ice there thank you so much. it looks cold but at least it is dry. in rain for this new year and it is clear. great viewing conditions for fire works tonight. lets look deeper in the forecast as we move toward the weekend. some folks enjoying a long weekend before heading back to work, school and reality next week. you can see tomorrow for the first day of 2015 we have that west wind still a brisk day and still chill which temperatures in better than 30's but we will see a lot of sunshine. heading in to friday we have temperatures close tore normal. we will get in the 40's with a mix of sunshine and clouds and then we will start off saturday on a quiet neat. sunshine early. by lath said day afternoon or saturday evening this storm approaches from the south. may start as freezing rain or mix to the far north and west in the poconos. new storm has warm air witt. this is mainly a rain maker
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here in philadelphia sunday will be mild, and pathway parkas that you have had to break back out here this week, and bring the rain jacket, back out because it will be in the mid 50's but raining all day on sunday. so heading through the rest of the overnight hours, heading down for fire works, they will be up early tomorrow morning. temperatures will certainly be in the 20's. 24 degrees will be our overnight low tonight which is below average. cold night for us and then tomorrow, a sunny new year, breezy and cold. 39 degrees. that is a couple degrees below average but we are right now in the coldest part of the year here in philadelphia, right into mid-january is when temperatures average right around the 38 to 40-degree mark. so, it is not that far off the man mark for a january thursday. 2015. it will take a while to get used to writing that on your checks 467893 degrees. 40 degrees. that rain will start to move in late, and then overnight saturday night and then unday is mild, with period of rain storm clears out quickly and we will start next week and get back to reality but it will be chilly. thirty-eight monday. forty tuesday. colder again, by next wednesday. stay there we will seven more
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he was one the of the most productive players on the team, 25 home runs, veteran outfielder marlon bird bid is on his way to cincinnati. latest step in the teams rebuilding process made official earlier this afternoon. as part of the deal phillies get right-hander ben lively two years old pitching prospect, named the red top minor league player of 2014. finishing the season with 3.04 era in 26 starts n way of knowing what tug of war, or blame game, precipitated this move by the eagles but team announced they are parting ways with vice-president of player personnel, tom gamble. gamble joined the team in 2013, local product from
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haddonfield, new jersey, declined to consider opportunities last year to remain, near his home. the with the eagles. the the flyers will try to snap a two game losing streak taking on after land inch colorado. avalanche lost their last two games, puck drops at 9:00 o'clock. fran dunphy did it again his owls on the road taking on u-conn. will cummings with the nice jumper. the and second half they extended their lead this one, went into overtime though and temple beat the the huskies 57-53. villanova also in action against the butt the letter bulldogs, the wildcats keeping a healthy lead, both had halves, they ended up with a win. final score 67-55. is there more
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we are continuing our new years eve celebration at penns landing. you can continue to celebrate with us. we will broadcast from penns landing, live all night long, we've got a special coming up at 11:30 as we have our second fire works show at midnight. we hope you will join us. accept us your 2015 new years wishes cbs philly.com and use hash tag cbs-3, nye. chris? throw in about five layers and meet you down there in 25 minutes. thanks for watching "eyewitness news" at 6:00. we are back at ten on the cw philly and right back here on cbs-3 at 11:00 followed by celebrate 2015 that starts 15:91:30. "cbs evening news" is next. we will leave you with another look the a the fire works that just lit up the night sky over penns landing. >> ♪
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>> tonight, the search hits a new snag as the first bodies are brought home, fierce storms prevents a wider recovery. allen pizzey is with the families jeff pegues on why it's so difficult to track so many flights. frigid weather in the west. carter evans with drivers stuck in the snow in california. arizona could get up to a foot. eric fisher tells us where the cold is headed next. with times square jammed for new year's eve police face protests and threats. jericka duncan is there. and the whiskey rebellion. chip reid distilled down the debate on how many brands are bottled. >> if you're making good bourbon whiskey, you can't take shortcuts. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley.

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