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fox 29 news in hd brought to you by xfinity the future of aweso awesome. >> right now your thanksgiving travel plans could be in jeopardy. nazi storm is about to slam the northeast with rain and snow. tonight we've got exactly when to hit the road wherever you need to go and how to beat the crowds for that final shopping run for your thanksgiving dinner. good evening, i'm lucy noland. >> i'm iain page. scott williams is tracking the timeline for us right now. scott? >> that's right, iain and lucy. we are still several hours away from the first onset of precipitation that rainfall moving into our area but look at this highlighted region. a lot of moisture to our south. it will continue to stream in our direction. we'll zoom in a little closer right now. all of delaware dry, south jersey looking good, north and west we're not looking at anything falling from the sky on ultimate doppler.
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watch the clock. we have the cloud cover in place. by 4:00 a.m. that rainfall moving into delaware. sections of south jersey. just going to be rain to start. but look at what happens by 7:00 a.m. toward the lehigh valley, the poconos, changing over rapidly to that wet snow. so the changeover to snow timeline across the area for the pocono mountains, the lehigh valley from 7:00 to 9am tomorrow morning. the northwest suburbs we're looking at that change over between 9:00 and to 11:00 around the philadelphia metro area, i-95, 11 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and then the last to see the change over parts of delaware into south jersey. winter storm warnings in pink north and west as we move into northern sections of chester, upper montgomery and bucks county and in purple we have those winter weather advisories. they kick in tomorrow morning and continue throughout the entire day on wednesday. coming up we'll have new information about the snowfall totals as well as what to expect in your neighborhood and the travel weather not only here locally but across the nation.
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iain and lucy? >> thank you very much, scott. >> first winter storm could not come at a worst time. local grocery stores already hectic this time of year are just slammed jammed with people making a mad dash before the thanksgiving holiday. fox 29's sabina kuriakose live outside the wegmans in cherry hill. 10:00 o'clock at night and look at all the shoppers behind you, sabina. i'm guessing the timing of this weather has a lot of folks hitting the store asap. >> reporter: lucy, it has been crowded all night long. as you mentioned still a steady stream of shoppers coming through those doors. now, they're picking up a lot of these, but they're also grabbing some of these. it was a bit of a zoo inside wegmans in cherry hill. >> i'm parked over by best buy. >> reporter:ed to park all the way over there. >> yes. >> reporter: small price to pay. one step ahead of wednesday's winter storm. >> packed parking lot to pick up her thanksgiving bird.
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>> how you going to carry that turkey to your car. i'm a strong woman. >> people are calling to pick up their pre ordered meals earlier than expected bumping up grocery outing to avoid going out in the storm. the predicted snowfall adding a level anxiety for shoppers. >> snowstorm definitely made me rush and, yeah, i want to get -- be sure i had all my shopping done today. >> reporter: along with thanksgiving fixings, the store is stocking up on the staples like bread and milk. customers like diane lewis -- >> i'm not driving tomorrow. >> reporter: and kathy cass stelle -- >> people coming from work it will be a mess. >> reporter: for the impending nor'easter. alongside the pie and dinner roles -- >> happy thanksgiving to everybody. >> reporter: salt and snow shovels are also dwindling from the shelves. >> i'm going to leave work early tomorrow to get home. i'm not going out after that. >> reporter: and the customers we spoke with say saw what it
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was like today. they can't imagine what it's going to be like tomorrow. but if you still want to head out tonight as you can see you're in luck. wegmans is open till midnight. iain. >> sabina, thank you. a lot of people will be headed to the pocono mountains for the holiday. it's quiet on camelback mountain now but this area could get hit hard with the season's first winter storm. penndot says their crews are ready for whatever the storm brings to our area. workers spending the last couple of days preparing trucks to make sure the equipment is ready to hit the roads as soon as the storm starts. >> we're asking people to either adjust or delay their travel plans if possible. very good idea, you know, look at the weather, you might want to delay your plans until the storm has passed. penndot says there will be 444 plow trucks on the roads this winter. there's also more than 100,000 tons of salt available. >> to live look now at philadelphia international airport were many passengers bummed their flights up by a
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whole day to get out before that snow gets in. tomorrow's weather is most definitely going to mess with planes, trains and automobiles. fox 29's brad satin is live overlooking i-76. how goes it, brad? >> reporter: it's okay right now, lucy. we can tell you schuylkill expressway always a busy place. certainly going to become extraordinarily busy starting tomorrow according to aaa. they're estimating about a 4% increase in travel over last year. locally that means about 580,000 people will be traveling at least 50 or more miles. you add in the winter weather concerns, it could be some tough going. now from the ground to the skies let's talk about the airport start there and show you that. officials telling us a full flight schedule is being planned for all the airlines about 440,000 passengers going through the airport between now and monday. sunday the busiest travel day, 95,000 people. tomorrow is the third busy of the six day weekend bad timing for bad weather. meanwhile over 30th street station amtrak could break a record they think for
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thanksgiving train travel. about 760,000 riders this holiday. amtrak we do know moving some equipment around the northeast corridor. so they're ready if the bad weather strikes. back to the airport, airline passengers took the advice and some did fly out today. >> when were you supposed to go? tomorrow at 12:00 o'clock in the afternoon. >> reporter: instead you're leaving tonight. yes. >> before you leave your house, before you come to the airport, check with your airline or check our website to see what the status of your flight is. is it delayed on or on time. don't come until you know what that is report roar it's not like we haven't been through this before. we've had upwards of a dozen at least 1 inch snowfalls last year. so clearly they're ready to go. if you're doing driving, of course, the best news of all, gas prices we know as of today they sit at 2.96 on average gallon that is down a full 45 cents from this time last year. guys? >> at least we got a little bit of good news. thank you very much, brad. yes.
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>> remember tune in fox 29 right when you wake up sue serio will have the newest information on the storm and bob kelly will have exactly what you need to steer clear of problems on your drive. it starts at 4:00 a.m. and we stay local all the way through 10:00 a.m. >> breaking news tonight. here's live look at ferguson riots breaking out after the grand jury's decision last night. for a second night it is protesters against police. attorneys for michael brown's family vowing to push for federal charges against the white police officer who killed the unarmed 18-year-old african-american teen. here in philadelphia, protesters gathering in rittenhouse square. skyfox is live over the scene tonight. kind of dark so it's tough to see but there are a few dozen of them out there right now tonig tonight. for the first time since the deadly encounter in august, police officers darren wilson is breaking his silence. in annd view with abc news, wilson insists he could not have done anything differently that night during the confrontation with michael brown. he says he's got a clean conscious because "i know i did my job right".
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wilson described the events leading up to brown's death. >> he grabbed the top of my gun and when he grabbed it he said you're too much of a bleep to shoot me. while he's doing that i can feel his hand trying to come over my hand and get signed the trigger guard and shoot me with my own gun. that's when i pull the trigger for the first time. >> wilson had been with the ferguson police force for less than three years. before the august 9th shooting. he says brown's shooting was the first time he fired his gun on the job. the grand jury's decision has some from across the country hitting the streets coast to coast including right here in philadelphia. sky fox over the scene more than 200 people protested outside central detectives in spring garden. in front of a very large police presence. they held signs and shouted who do you protect, who do you ser serve? >> we start discussing those things like that and stop being afraid of society to discuss racism in this country or not to be afraid when somebody like me is speaking the way i'm speaking
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in the militant not to look at me as being defiant but trying to come to solutions of why we acting like this. >> some of the group promised demonstrations will continue. members of the philadelphia police report protesters here in philly have been peaceful. let's take another life look right now from ferguson tonight where protesters and police are up outside the police station. i was just checking the st. louis county police department twitter page, and it says that as of five minutes ago, protesters in ferguson are blo blocking south road. that's key because that was basically ground zero for these demonstrations. the right in front of pd and they are about to start marching. we've got you covered with any breaking developments on just look for the story on our home page. >> her bridal shop thrown into the spotlight when a nurse with ebola walked in forced to shut down for weeks. thousands of dollars lost. now weeks later an incredible demand from that nurse. >> i'm looking at this thinking
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are you kidding me? >> why the nurse is now demanding a refund from the shop owner. >> parents are begging for some help because the only way that was their children can get to school to walk along a highway. sidewalks new york city. why they're having to fight just to get to and from school safe safely. plus, from old teammates to blood brothers their true story of friendship will touch your heart. the decision to not only saved a life it create add life long bond. >> and keeping yourself safe when you hit the store this holiday season. would you consider perhaps a devil defense class? the key to protecting yourself this season. ♪
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breaking news in ferguson, missouri. protesters and police standing off tonight much this is skyfox over the scene right now. of course, this is one day, one day on the heels of the grand jury decision deciding not to indict officer wilson. you're looking live at the scene as i said. now, so far it's looking like it's okay but we understand from reports on the ground which you are of course now seeing that things are starting to get little bit more heated. but so far nothing like we saw last night where people were setting cars on fire, demolis demolishing buildings and looting stores. now, let's head on over to times square if we can. things got very intense there as demonstrators and police clashed. you see the guys right in the middle they're fighting, and throwing punches. that's what happened just a short time ago. and the protesters also blocked the lincoln tunnel. as that crowd marched in the streets, their numbers grew to more than 1,000 people. a community mourns and remembers a beloved little boy his name was andrew and the
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four-year-old died in a fire in a house on wyoming avenue in philadelphia's feltonville section yesterday. family and friends held a vigil for him tonight. victim's father saved the child from another family but he was unable to reach his own son. four people were hurt including two firefighters. nine adults and children did manage to escape. >> parents in one absecon community are waiting to learn whether a school district is going to start busing their children to and from school because right now these kids are walking along a very busy and obviously very potential -- actually dangerous high what to get there. fox 29's shawnette wilson is outside the building where the board is still meeting right now. shawnette, what are you hearing? >> reporter: lucy, as you just said right now they are in a closed session still discussing the issue at this hour. in the meantime these families are homeless and without transportation for their kids to get to school. >> this road is jam packed with traffic. >> reporter: car after car
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zooming by on this busy four-lane highway in absecon. >> this is the white horse pike. this is one of the very hazardous roads. >> reporter: it's the road many parents who are homeless and staying at motels along the strip walk with their children 1.8 miles to school every day. >> any time they can take any of our children's lives. >> reporter: heather o'neill is one of those parents. she's had to walk her eight-year-old son to ashton marsh elementary school many times. she perfectly kept him further away from the road as she walked us a long. >> there's only bits and pieces of sidewalk. we don't have sidewalk so we're forced to walk on the side of the road in the shoulder of the road. >> reporter: beth the manager of the budget inn where heather stays is somewhat of a god send. she has been driving children too live here in her van to and from school for the past two months. >> eight kids, five days week, to and from school. >> reporter: she wants to keep
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them safe. >> a gentleman was hit by a car out here and killed. >> reporter: there are plenty of children at other motels here nearby who have no choice but to walk. parents attended a school board meeting tuesday night where the board was scheduled to vote on whether to provide busing for these students. >> these kids are in danger every time they go out near that road. you can seasoned a bus and save us all a lot of worry. >> reporter: meanwhile, gauge dreams of the day district officials will provide a bus for him so he can get to school without worry. >> i wish i didn't have to walk and there's no danger happening. >> reporter: and back here live we tried to talk to the superintendent earlier this evening she did not want to comment until the board votes. we'll keep you posted on what's happening. >> thank you very much, shawnette. owners of the closed rebel casino are trying to block atlantic city from getting $32 million in unpaid property taxes. they have filed an appeal and in bankruptcy court trying to prevent atlantic city from holding a tax sale that unpaid
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debt. here's what happened. if the city sells that debt to an investor that investor could foreclose on the whole property if they don't get paid back. just last week a deal to sell the property to a canadian firm for $110 million fell apart. now a follow up to a heart warming story we first brought you back in september. little emily rodriguez of bucks county was born with tiny mal formed ears. to hear she's got to wear a special hearing aid but her parents want more for their three-year-old. >> fox 29's dawn timmeney shows house emily's family is beginning a journey to get her something a whole lot of us take for granted and that is ears. report is that a new ear? >> yeah. >> reporter: tell me about it. do you like your ear? >> i have an earring. >> reporter: three year old emily of feederville is beaming as she shows off her big girl ear and something she's always dreamed of wearing, an earring. >> like mommy. >> reporter: it's like mommy's earring? >> yeah. >> reporter: little emily was born with a rare condition
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called my lateral microtia aultry is a. she has no ear canals, no eardrums and can't hear without her baja hearing aid thanks to modern day medicine though doctors are able to surgically create ears for emily. >> when she saw her ear for the first time, she was like, wow, you know, and she just smiled and first thing she did, they goes, the other ear. >> reporter: doctors only do one ear at a time to allow for healing and any complications. the surgery lasting 10 hours. >> i got a big girl ear. >> it was miracle. it really was. >> reporter: her mom and dad say she was up credibly brave. >> really learned about her. how industry strong she was. >> it was very hard seeing her waking from anesthesia in recovery and she's been amazing trooper this whole time. >> reporter: doctors actually traced jess' right ear making emily's ear the same size and definition as her mom's. >> it's amazing what they can do, yeah report roar this little
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princess loves looking at the mirror at her new ear. her next operation is five months from now and she cannot wait. >> i want april. >> you're going to get a big girl side on -- ear on that si side. >> she'll be glad to put glasses on. sunglasses and play glasses. little things we take for granted. >> want her to feel like every other little girl out there. >> what a beautiful cute little girl. dawn says these ear surgeries are very expensive. $20,000 per ear. insurance does not cover most of it. and when em system just a little bit older her family is hopeful she'll be a great candidate for inner ear surgery to restore her hearing. now, if you'd like to help the family just head to our website all you have to do is look under the scene on tv section. >> of course it's shopping season and you may be walking around with packages and little more cash in your wallet than usual. >> that could make i was target for bad guys.
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don mel nick teaches self-defense in cherry hill. we caught up with him. he says the key is to be aware of your surroundings. you got to park in a well-lit area even during the day because you might be inside shopping so long that it will be dark when you head to your car. >> they're going to look for the individuals who are walking around and not paying attention and are easy targets. easy picking. we're try to teach people situational awareness first. >> those are intense classes. police say be careful using atm machines. don't leave gifts visible until car. >> a booming business sending droves of children to the hospital. they think it's safe but it can be deadly. what billboards now warn parents to lock up. >> also, police bust up a prostitution ring inside a high school. what investigators say teens used to promote their services.
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>> a latest trend if you feel yourself going bald getting hair tattoos both men and women are shelling out for the permanent ink but does it work? the results you have to see to believe. >> and we're keeping an eye on protests in ferguson. this is sky fox live over missouri town right now. we understand there have been a couple arrests made by the st. louis county police department and apparently those two people were from oklahoma and the police say they're charged with unlawful assembly and resisting arrest. things are getting heated.
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>> a lawyer and a prominent center city law firm surrenders to face charges of repeatedly raping a 14-year-old girl. 56-year-old brian meehan is accused of paying for sex with a teenaged trafficking victim several times in his downtown office in 2012. the da says the victim was held captive by a germantown couple and hired out up to 20 times week. >> i believe there's a very special place in hell for men like brian meehan that rape 12 and 14-year-old girls. >> he practiced law by day, and
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bought an underaged girl by night. >> meehan's says his client maintains his innocence. >> a florida man accidentally shoots and kills himself in the middle an argument with his wi wife. it happened early this morning. police say 57-year-old dennis emery threatened to kill the family dog. investigators say when he went to motion that threat the gun accidentally fired. all pointing at his face. died at the scene. nobody else in the home was hurt. colorado and washington not surprisingly are both seeing a boom in pot sales good but a boom in kids heading to the emergency room after accidental ingesting medical marijuana. they're putting up billboards with warnings to parents. kids are getting their hands treats infused with the active ingredient in pot. they you were parents to deep adult snacks locked up and out of reach. >> marijuana infused cookie can look just like a regular cookie to four and six-year-old just
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like a glass of wine can look like a glass of juice. we need to make sure that as responsible parents we're keeping those items locked up and safe and away from our children. >> the billboards are part of a public education campaign that you weres adults and legalized pot states to quote consume responsiblely. >> live look now the at ferguson tonight. so far we have a much different scene from last night. criminals looted stores, burned cars and biosis. philadelphia's mayor put his two cents in and he's got strong comments next. we ask him for answers. >> scott. >> lucy, new information is coming into the weather authority on tomorrow's system. i'll have the latest on when it moves in, when it moves out and how much snowfall to expect where you live. >> and a genetic disorder threatened his life a local coach taking a turn for the worse says he waited for a new kidney. >> my other kidney shut down so i started dialysis. i almost died then. they said i was extremely close to dying at that point. >> until fate stepped in through an old teammate much the
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>> nasty weather moving in. a live look at radar right now showing the nor'easter that's about to throw a wrench in the big yesterday travel day of the year from rain to snow, we'll see it all. scott williams is just minutes away tracking your timeline to keep you safe and sound with this holiday. >> tensions are high in ferguson, missouri tonight. here's a live look at the police
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station. you can see here cops are bracing for another night of protests. some smoke is in the air. we got police there with riot gear moving in the wake of a grand jury's decision not to charge officer darren wilson for that fatal shooting of michael brown. we'll keep an eye on that. right here in philadelphia crowds gathering at city hall before makin making their way ud street and north philadelphia. mayor michael nutter's comments about the volatile situation in ferguson and other cities around the country put him at odds with the fraternal order of police. dave kinchen reports. >> reporter: protesters angry about the ferguson grand jury's decision to not charge officer darren wilson for killing mike brown. hit center city streets for the second day in a row. marching from philadelphia city hall to broad and cecil b. moo moore. >> i ache for, you know, black including myself it feels lining it's open season. i get killed. an officer can walk away. i'm not afraid more mike browns. i'm afraid of more darren wils
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wilson. >> i would like to see more people to come out here and protest the killing. i would like all black people to rise up. >> i think they botched this thing from start to finish. >> you said they didn't have the evidence. a lot of people saying those comments are pretty strong. what say to you that? i talk about a process from start to finish. >> philadelphia mayor michael nutter is still fuming over the decision stemming from the august shooting. >> my perspective there's still whole lot more explaining that needs to be done about who did what out there that particular day and in the days after. >> reporter: i challenged the mayor on comments that many say went too far. >> if the grand jury did have all the evidence as the sent lewis county prosecutor said and you yourself didn't have all the evidence, then some may say how do you come off that strongly when they did have all the evidence. you physical me what the evidence is explains why the officer shot michael brown 10 times. where is that evidence? where
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is that explanation? >> reporter: the president of the philadelphia fraternal order of police ripped nutter's words in a letter to membership posted on his facebook page he says "it's very disappointing to learn michael nutter has chosen to publicly pander to a lynch bob mentality instead of displaying the courage and integrity required by a public official. he also said "nutter has to make a choice. he can join the lynch mob or be the mayor. he can't do both. >> the evidence is the evidence. there are still unanswered questions. that's the issue that i'm raising. >> reporter: mary nutter says it's now up to the federal government to pursue a civil rights case that will bring about justice for mike brown's family. we did reach out to commissioner ramsay' office for comment. he was not made available to us tonight. at city hall, dave kinchen fox 29 news. >> let's take another live look at ferguson, missouri. obviously we're staying on and to have things there. we understand there have been a couple of arrests tonight. we have had police and riot gear on one side. protesters of course on the other. last night we had lot of
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destruction businesses were destroyed. cars were on fire. so far we have not seen any of that tonight. again things are very tense and they could of course erupt at any moment. we'll stay on top of this. as we get a life aerial look you can see police in rewrought gear on one side as far as we can see and the protesters on the other side. we'll stay on top of this throughout the evening for you right here on fox 29 also head to our website for updates as well. >> you probably want to stay on top of what's going on with the wet much that is big story happening right now. our weather authority jumping look at that radar. absolutely, lucy and iain. right now ultimate doppler is dry and quiet but to the south we're looking at a lot of moisture that will be streaming up and that will develop into the low pressure, the nor'easter bringing that rainfall changing over to wet snow. so as i expand the view you can see to the south we're looking at all of this moisture that will continue to head in our direction during the day tomorrow. those advisories are up. the warnings are up as well kicking in tomorrow morning
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north and west you can see upper montgomery and bucks county northern sections of chester county, moving toward lehigh valley and the poconos. winter storm warnings. where you see the purple along i-95 immediately north and west those advisories. we don't have any advisories or warnings for sections of south jersey or delaware. but some locations will see that rain changing over to snow there as well. speaking of the change overtimes the poconos lehigh valley from 7:00 a.m. tomorrow to 9am. changing over rapidly. between 9am and 11am we're looking toward the north and western suburbs around philadelphia things get dicey between 11am to lunch too many looking at that change overtime window and then last to change over northern sections of delaware and south jersey. so as we roll the clock, through the overnight, when you wake up tomorrow morning, when you're watching the fox 29 morning news good day we're watching rainfall moving into south jersey and delaware. by 4:00 a.m. by 7:00 o'clock, overtaking the entire area outlook at the pink
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showing up. north and west. the lehigh valley and the peck notice, that's where things will change over to that wet snow first, and then you can see it continuing to move a little farther to the south. this is 10:00 a.m. we're looking at it inching toward trenton, philadelphia and wilmington. by 2:00 o'clock we're still looking at that rain/snow line right around i-95 into new castle cun tee in delaware and then by 7:00 o'clock, and before this system tapers off it will change over all the way into sections of south jersey, but it's going to be out of who are. so for thanksgiving it's dry but it will stay chilly as we move into thanksgiving. so let's talk about those totals. main the rain down the shore interior sections of south jersey moving in to places like camden county, gloucester county, a slushy one to 2-inches. two to 4-inches along i-95 moving immediately north and west toward norristown and then as you move toward upper montgomery and bucks, four to 6-inches and over 6-inches likely as we move toward the
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peck notice. i-95, i-295, mainly wet. potential for slushy roads once you move north of the turnpike. reduced voice osama bin ladens and also potential power outages because of that heavy wet snow and winds. temperatures right now in the upper 40s but look at the clock. you can see tomorrow morning in throughout the day those temperatures drop into the 30s so that rain will be changing over to wet snow. if you have wednesday travel plans across the country we'll look at some of the spots. atlanta low 50's a few scattered showers. cold, 32 in chicago. dallas 65 degrees. looking pretty good. and you can see tomorrow along the eastern seaboard it's going to be a mess in the mid atlantic and new england but much of the country by thanksgiving iain and lucy looking pretty good. dry and quiet. as far as that seven day forecast we're looking at temperatures staying chilly over the next several days. cold for friday shoppers and then back to the mid 50s by sunday. >> all right. we just have to navigate tomorrow. chutely.
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sue serio will have the latest on those model runs and snowfall totals, too. >> scott, thank you her bridal shop thrown into the spotlight when a nurse with ebola walked in forced to shut down for weeks thousands of dollars lost now that nurse wants refund. why she's demanding her money back. >> the latest trend. getting hair tattoos. both men and women are showing up for the permanent ink. does it work? we'll
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>> tensions are high in ferguson breaking news right now. live look at the police station and from what we're hearing from police on the scene, they're saying that some people are throwing bottles and firework at police officers. the police officers are holding the line. we have not been able to actually see that in the video that we're looking at. let's switch over to rittenhouse square and skyfox here in philadelphia. there are protesters gathering here at well. what they're doing, they say it's a show of support for ferguson. because they're very angry over a grand jury's decision to not indict police officer darren wilson in the death of 18-year-old michael brown of course we'll stay on top of both situations and bring updates as they are warned. taking a look at your money tonight. a holiday wish come true for
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♪ >> we continue to follow that breaking news out of ferguson, missouri tonight and we're taking a live look again as you can see we've got some national guardsmen in their riot gear
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kind of at a standoff right now. we do understand there have been reports of a couple of arrests but so far we haven't seen anything get out of control tonight as it was last night with the cars burning an lot of destruction but of course we'll stay on top of this and bring you any updates soon as they're available. >> police bust add student sex ring at a florida high school. they say two teens hired another teens to work as prostitutes and now a 15 and 17-year-old face human trafficking charges. detectives say their moat motivation was as usual money but also alcohol and drugs and they say the teens used social media to line up potential clients. >> bridal shop forced to shut down for week after a nurse with ebola walked in. now has a new problem. the shut down cost the owner thousands of dollars. well now texas nurse amber vincent's lawyer sent her a letter asking for a refund for her bridal party's bridesmaids gowns nearly $500. there's no apology here.
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it's strictly, um, i think we want our money back because we'll go to a different store. >> well publish reports quote vincents to's attorney saying she didn't want to cause any problems for the shop. the store owner doesn't plan to give them a refund but will discuss the matter with her attorney. >> from incredibly active to watching his live split away such was the case for a local coach. >> until a long time friend spent months in secret trying to save his life. chris o'connell with an and spying story of friendship and thanksgiving. report. >> i want you over here today. >> reporter: heater he's at the pool. >> you guys are good focus on your kick. >> reporter: in the gym or on the field. >> bring it down. >> reporter: jason kell dare can barely sit still. >> these are new movement patterns. it's going to feel difficult. >> reporter: as the coach drexel triathlon team. >> don't let those hips drop. >> reporter: you would never know by looking at him.
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but this was him five years ago after suffering for years with a genetic kidney disease polly sis tuck fibrosis. >> it runs rampant in our fami family. four ofs have had transplants. >> reporter: but kildare's active life of swimming, biking and running was about to take a very dramatic turn during a routine doctors visit for a checkup. >> within five minutes he's calling another doctor in and dr. feeling around in my stomach. yeah, we can fit a kidney in there. fit a kidney in there. i thought i was here for a check up and they're already talking transplant. >> reporter: he was immediately put on transplant list and had his doctor's suggestion he started searching for matches himself. so desperate he e-mailed friends at rowan university where he ran cross country. rei sore to go facebook begging friends to get tested.
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hopefully someone out there knew could be medical match. >> i e mailed a couple close friends who had said at one point in time if you ever need a kidney let me know report roar as weeks turned into months, kildare's condition got worse and there were no matches. >> my other kidney shut down. so i started dialysis. i almost died then. they said it was extremely close to dying at that point. >> reporter: then on thanksgiving week of 2008 the phone rang on the other end an old friend, a cross country teammate. he had known from rowan university nick did he san tis. >> nick called me up and said, hey you want to grab something to eat i said sure. metamer at applebee's after dialysis. i'm dying who are and you're going to take me to applebee's. >> he real life the meeting between casual friends was about to be live saving. i told him, you never need a kidney give me a call. i'll get check out. never really thinking if i would really have to do that. we started talking and he said look man i want to let you know
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the past six or months i've been tested to see if i can be a donor for you. >> he eventually found out his kidney was a perfect match for jason. now he had to tell his family. >> the toughest person to probably set it on later on was my grandfather. 80-year-old italian man. he's like what do you mean you're giving your kidney up. don't you need two? >> four months later the two were admitted to the transplant unit at the hospital of the university of pennsylvania. >> i talk to all different doctors and nurses. there's very, very, very, very little risk. so in my mind how would not i take packet follow risk to help out someone in such a dire situation as jason. >> we weren't joking around the day of the surgery could we have bunk beds, how many nurses are we going to have. are they cute? >> reporter: in the operating room, nick went first, then jason. the life-saving kidney transplant taking just a few hours. >> we call each other kid feature that's our nickname for each other and he's a brother
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through kid he into. >> day after surgery jason felt better than he had in years g this is actual wrl they put the new kidney. >> he proudly shows the scars of where his new kidney gave him new life. thanks to the man he now calls brother. >> obviously it was a great decision. i mean this guy sitting next to me got a one-year-old son whose healthy. how could things be any better than that. >> doctors say my kidney is healthier than both of those kidneys. that's one stellar kidney he gave me. >> come up on weren't toe. >> with a new lease on life these days kildare is a picture of health. >> he now trains elite athletes and coaches fitness for a living. >> he knows how hard things can be. he knows kind of live every day as if it's your last. >> respect and appreciate every day that you can live healthy. take care of your body. it doesn't have to be rocket science. >> nice job, guys. nice job. >> we're talking fundamental easy choices of exercise and
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nutrition. >> they not only become best friends but teammates once again. nick has joined jason's private coaching business. >> i get to coach you guys. that guy right there. i'm definitely more appreciative that i have the opportunity to do this each day. >> and how would you thank the person that saved your life? how about a beer? whenever i needed a beer at any point in time he'd be there for me. >> chris o'connell fox 29 news. >> the line of the night. i'm dying here and you want to go to applebee'. >> great story. a couple of great guys. >> my goodness. >> here's howard. >> all right. the eagles and the cowboys you know them, right? it's the best rivalry in the inform fl. probably. the players tell us the fans think it is. and the game will have last year's leading rusher in the nfl lesean mccoy. and the leading rusher in the strike twoo murray. [crowd cheers]
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>> we couldn't to follow breaking news out of ferguson, missouri. protests started to get out of hasn't. you can see there's car on fire and some of these protesters have surrounded this car. we've understand there have been
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reports of arrests. things are starting to kind of heat up there now. this is the second night of protests in ferguson, missouri. we of course will stay on top of this and bring you anything we can before the epp of the us in cast. >> little sports here. little change of pace. the eagles they play the game that every fan in philadelphia looks forward to seeing each season it's the dallas koy boss and this year you will be watching the game around your turkey dinner so many things to look for. one area the running back. last year it was lesean mccoy leading all runners in rushing yards. this year demarco murray is having a terrific year. even though people in this town have questioned whether mccoy is the same back he was and productive as he was a year ago, he's the third leading rusher in the league. >> murray leads mccoy by 400 yards. lesean knows what the numbers are but last season it doesn't matter. mccoy just wants to win.
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>> i think it does in every player just to compete, you kn know, everybody always wants to be the top of their position. or recognized in the top group in their position, you know, so from guys hanging out and talking about it. people talk about it, you want to be one of them guys. >> this revelry so good and it's been that way last year remember last season? the eagles split with the cowboys but the big game was the last game of the season which turned into the eagles season. let's go to dallas and take look. the eagles win this, they within the division and make the playoffs. brandon boykin 1.43 left in the game intercepts the quarterback at that time. the eagles won it. the players here with this game means to the fans before they even play a game. >> you get most of your fan interaction from social mode ya or when you meet fans in public you know they'll say nice to meet you. remember to beat dallas. >> it's bigger than meche it's bigger than me.
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bigger than this team. >> i've been going at it for so long and now what the stakes being what they are two teams going football a chance to take over first place in the divisi division. it's a big game for us. >> players feel it more on the eagles and cowboys coming up thursday morning special edition of fox 29 "game day live" i'll be in dallas. the pre-game show and then the game at 4:00. kickoff at 4:30. wrap it up on fox 29 news at 10:00 o'clock. big game in cowboys. i didn't think owe the eagles would win a week ago. i think they'll win the now. >> there you go. all right. >> thanks for joining us tonig tonight. of course we'll take live look at ferguson, missouri before we leave here you can see police car is on fire. remember we've got good day beginning at 4am tomorrow morning.
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>> we start the day at the airport, and lucky that it is on time for every flight on the phl departure board. sue, not so good for people just north of us in newark, new york sit, where they are cancelling hundreds of flights. >> yes, looks like we are going to get some messy weather, and the further north and west you go, you're correct, steve, in the city, the worse it will be. so who gets snow, who gets just rain, when does it start, when does it end. we answer all of those questions in your weather authority forecast. chris? >> sue, you are going to be busy today. thank you. meantime, new details unfolding this morning about the death after local ceo and


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