tv 12 News Today NBC November 23, 2016 4:30am-5:00am MST
busiest travel days of the year.. and we're your guide to getting home for the holidays.. plus.. what's christmas in the valley without the phoenix zoolights?! we're live as they get ready to flip the switch.. and these might be the only white jeans you ever where you can get stain-proof pants - that's in the morning juice.
this morning.. we're tracking traffic at airports around the country. this is live look from o'hare international - in chicago.. and over in atlanta.. travelers have been packing in already. we've been watching the line grow for hours now.. and it is just the beginning of a ver t americans go home for the holidays. team 12's bryan west is live from sky harbor with an up-to-date look at travel times...
"drivers have a strong personal incentive to make sure their car is in a safe operating condition. in addition to a safety inspection, drivers make a continuous representation that their vehicle meets the industry safety standards and all applicable state department of motor vehicle requirements of its kind."
inspection to be completed by a certified mechanic in arizona." holiday traffic.. is one thing astronauts on board the international space station.. don't have to worry about.. astronaut shane kimbrough shared a message to "earthlings".. this is his second year spending thanksgiving 200 miles above earth. and let's just say his big thanksgiving feast - looks a little different than ours... commander kimbrough will be spending the holiday with four other astronauts and one fellow american. he says mission control is even setting up a live football feed so they can catch the game. today.. president obama will pardon a turkey. it's a tradition that's continued
president is presented with two turkeys - he'll pardon one - which will become the national turkey. this year's candidates are from iowa - their names are "tator" and "tot." we're going to let you in on a little secret - it doesn't really matter which one he pardons - both will live out their lives.. and never have to worry about being someone's dinner. and it's almost time for the 90-th macy's thanksgiving day parade. later today.. the floats will come alive in preparation for the event tomorrow morning.. it takes about 90 people to inflate just one balloon and around that many to guide it through the parade route. you can watch the whole thing live.. at 7 o'clock.. just after 12 today. there's nothing like the phoenix zoolights to let the holiday spirit really sink in.. team 12's brandon hamilton is live with a preview of tonight's big
president elect donald trump isn't the only one thinking about splitting his time between two cities.. the obamas are looking to become bi-coastal once they leave the white house - with new homes in both d-c and california. the new york post reports the family has purchased a home in rancho mirage, california. they are also renting a home in d-c while 15- year-old sasha is still in school. yesterday.. president obama awarded the nation's highest civilian honor to 21 people.
robert de-niro and ellen degenerous.. coming up at 5.. we're going to talk about how ellen almost didn't make it to the ceremony.. it's quite the story - you don't want to miss it. what a year for laurie hernandez.. the olympic gold medalist won another award last night on "dancing with the stars." the 16-year-old beat out the other celebrity finalists - james hinchcliffe and calvin johnson junior. toss mog adele may have a dropped a big bombshell at her tour finale here in phoenix.. a lot of fans didn't catch this - but as she was leaving the stage.. adele joked that she was off to have a baby.. listen carefully... this isn't the
another baby.. back in october.. she told fans her son was about to turn four - and that she already had "baby" on the brain. but she added that she wouldn't get pregnant until the end of the tour.. well - after 10 ms shows every night - it appears the time may be perfect for adele and her long-time partner. rumor has it - old navy has invented magic jeans.. we all know how easy it is to ruin a good pair of white pants - but now there's such a thing as water- proof jeans!! people online everywhere are testing them out.. and it appears they hold up well against common spills like red
are you hitting the road for the holidays? if so - a new study finds other drivers could be keeping a close eye on you - all because of your license plate.. "car insurance comparison" says drivers who come from arizona are some of the worst in the nation.. in fact - we rank number nine on the list.. so in today's morning mix - we're asking "are arizona drivers
are you hitting the road for the holidays? if so - a new study finds other drivers could be keeping a close eye on you - all because of your license plate.. "car insurance comparison" says drivers who come from arizona are some of the worn in fact - we rank number nine on the list.. so in today's morning mix - we're asking "are arizona drivers
count your blessings if you are not traveling today. if you are... good luck to you. we are live at sky harbor...all morning on the busiest travel day of the yea just in time for the holidays, amazon is giving customers the power of x-ray vision. and when the white house says... bring your i-d... they aren't kidding. the story behind why ellen was denied entry... on the day she received the medal of freedom. from the 12 news studios in