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pretty nice. >> i would laugh at me too if it wasn't here. >> if you look at the line out hire you can see it is dwindling quickly. these are folks at the end of the line. again, the manager planning to let in 50 people at once to avoid a stampede. live, carry l -- cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >> what else hot this year? >> reporter: the furby, and leap pads. they have tablets here, as well as the doc items. i am being handed a flier. there is quite a bit in it. they have quite a bit of stock. door busters from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. here at toys r us. >> a lot of discounts out there on this thanksgiving night.
thank you. best buy opens at 6:00 p.m. as does sports tate, walmart, jc penny and sears, target and staples. holiday shopping got off to a shaky start at kmart. the store was supposed to open at 6 p.m.? stead shoppers were left out in the cold while they fixed the problem. >> things happen. it is what it is. >> the store opened 7:15 a.m. the manager said some discounts will be offered through tomorrow to make up for the delay. new at 5:00 p.m. 3-1/2 weeks after a attack, sasha fleischman is speaking out. he spoke publicly for the first time. ktvu's john sasaki is live to show us how he is recovering. >> reporter: i have been
covering the story since the incident happened and talked to his parents and today after he returned home from the hospital we hurt from the teenager. >> reporter: sasha fleischman hasn't been home since november 4, the day his life changed. >> i looked down and my skirt is on fire. and -- i freak out because i am on fire. >> reporter: as you can tell he has a sense of humor about the incident. he was on a a.c. transit bus when someone set his skirt on fire. he attempted to put out the flames but that made it worse. >> my second reaction, i went back to my kindergarten class, top, drop and roll. i start rolling around and
other passengers started tomming on the flame -- stomping on the flames. >> reporter: he spent the last 24 days in the burn unit at the san francisco hospital. the boy who set him on fire, he remains in jail. >> you could know better than to light someone's clothes on fire. i think you should be able to realize that is not just a funny prank. >> reporter: she facing felony -- he is facing felony charges but his attorney made a motion to move the case to juvenile court, sasha fleischman's family agrees with the move. >> people do dumb things. you know? especially when they are teenagers. >> they are an incredible family. >> reporter: he is with a group to educate school kids. >> the lesson of this tragedy
is that we have a long way to go as a society to make room for people to be themselves. >> reporter: sasha fleischman is level headed about the whole episode. at 6:00 p.m. more how he is feeling right now. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. san jose police shot and killed a suspect after a rampage that started with a stabbing, a carjacking and a police pursuit. ktvu's ann rubin is live where one man told you the suspect was coming right at him? >> reporter: that's right. the neighborhood is still roped out with crime scene as they piece together the events that led the driver here. >> reporter: in its final moments the suspect nearly ran her off the road. >> coming towards us. swaying. crazy like 17 miles per hour. like what is he doing?
>> reporter: police are trying to figure that out. they believe it began with a stabbing that left three people seriously injured. >> nerve-wracking. this is our home. you come home or hear it from your neighbor there is stabbings, you know? just -- getting dangerous here. >> reporter: the suspect ran around the corner, carjacking a van. he then led san jose police on a pursuit. heading the wrong way on the interstate and veering into a neighborhood. >> we saw the driving like that we know there is something really wrong. >> reporter: as you can see from news chopper 2 the driver ended up on a front lawn here. >> the officer attempted to stop the suspect. the suspect rammed the officer. the officer feared for his life and fired at the suspect. >> the driver was fatally shot, crashing the van into a
tree. detectives are investigating the case. >> reporter: police aren't sure what prompted the stabbing this morning but say the suspect might have known the victims. the officer is on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. live in san jose, ann rubin, ktvu channel 2 news. >> san jose police say this is the 6th officer involved shooting this year. in october police opened fire in two separate incidents. neither person was killed. in march there were three officer involved shooting, two suspects were killed. two people were shot in in another incident and survived. two shootings that sent three people to the hospital. first shooting at 2:00 a.m. this morning. police say several people were outside of a home when someone pulled up and opened fire. one man was shot. she expected to survive.
he is a landscaper and can't imagine he was the target. two hours later a man and a woman who were sitting on a porch were shot in a drive-by shooting. police say their initial investigation indicated the shooting was random and the victims did not know the gunman. they are expected to survive. police arrested a suspect in connection with the killing of an 18-year-old over the weekend. pedro cortez was shot and killed saturday. police haven't offered a motive. relatives say a car pulled up and a gunman shot pedro cortez as he was walking with friends. two men are facing charges after a police pursuit. it started at 10:15 p.m. last night. police say instead of stopping for officers the car took off, running red lights before
crashing. the car caught on fire, both men were hospitalized with injuries. police say they are looking into weather alcohol was a factor. ahead, eric rasmussen rides along with chandler -- with chp. a suspect booked on charges including attempted murder yesterday. he opened fire when two officers showed up to investigate a domestic violence complaint. the officer was wearing a bullet proof vest and the officer wasn't seriously hurt. three girls 12, 13, 17 locked in their bedrooms for two years. police in arizona believe the mother and step-father are to blame and both are in custody
tonight. how the allegations of abuse left family in shock. >> reporter: peering into a house of horrors. even the victim's aunt can't imagine. >> unbelievable. i can't believe it. >> reporter: according to police three girls, 12, 13, 17 were in prison here, cut off from the outside world for two years. >> the juveniles had to use the closet to go to the bath room. we did find several bags with lot of closing contaminated by human waste in the closets and jars of human waste. >> reporter: the mother and step-father were in court. police say the couple kept the girls isolated. in one room 12 and 13-year-old, 17 in another. doors and windows armed with
alarms and surveillance cameras. and speakers that blared loud music 24/7. for meals the girls were fed once a day on a single set of dishes that were never washed. they claimed to live in california and acted vague whenever eeveryone -- anyone asked about the girls. >> they have always been in my heart. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> girls told police they haven't bathed in months and only fed once a day. they face charges of kidnapping and child abuse. a car plunged down a cliff but they walked away. the video of the crash that
drove over a cliff on the peninsula and the thing that saved their lives. >> he was fired for giving employees thanksgiving day off. has his boss now had a change of heart? >> volunteers feed thousands of hungry people this thanksgiving. >> temperatures today in the mid-60s. will the warmth continue into the holiday weekend? those details after the break.
spirit of giving is alive and well. enjoying a barm thanksgiving meal. -- warm thanksgiving meal. hundreds of volunteer helped feed the less fortunate. ktvu's david stevenson was there for the celebration and for the stories as well as for those who came to serve. >> reporter: at san francisco's glide memorial church, raise their voices in thanks. >> cover your turkey. awesome. >> reporter: 500 volunteers got down to feeding dinner to
thousands of hungry people. turkey, ham and all the fixings. >> serving 5,000 meals today. >> reporter: volunteers had personal reasons to be here. >> i have a lot of friends and family who aren't as good off as i am so i want to give back. for many guests it is a tradition. >> i have been waiting for this moment all year. it is a tradition for me. i am from san francisco and my family is gone now. this is family. >> reporter: family that included the cast of a musical. the actors used one of their few days off to volunteer. >> we wanted to do something that is part of serving and giving because we are not with our family and we want to help out. >> turkey goes there. >> reporter: they prepared 1500 dinners to go to keep the
hungry fed tonight after the kitchen closes. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. you can help someone in need this holiday season. tomorrow ktvu kicks off our one warm coat drive, collecting coats at drop off locations around the bay area. we posted a list on www.ktvu.com. stop by and drop off a coat. hundreds of people enjoyed a holiday meal today at the church. more than 100 volunteers dished out a sit down dinner for 300 people. many those who served said it is a annual tradition to give back to their community. they handed out gift bags for anyone in need. >> we have dove, deodorant,
shampoo, conditioner, lotion. >> mayor jean quan said it reflects the diversity and that she is concerned about families falling through the crack. >> so many families will be kicked off food stamps starting december 1. for lot of them this is an important meal. >> they delivered 200 thanksgiving dinners yesterday. hoping to get in a good work out, thousands of runners laced up and hit the road for a turkey trot. >> three, two, one. >> 25,000 people took part in the event. it was the largest turn out ever. for some the run is a family tradition. >> fun to see all the families with their kids and just -- it doesn't feel competitive. just fun. community atmosphere. best part. >> the turkey trot benefits charities since it started 9
years ago. they raised $3.5 million for local food banks. >> another local tradition is the football games that families have on thanksgiving. perfect day outside. >> it was. temperatures in the mid-60s. upper 60s. back east 24 hours ago, ice and snow and wind. for us we had a beautiful day with temperatures into the mid- 60s. here is the system as it moves into southern california. they are not having a great cay. showers. that system was meant for us. you see the clouds coming in today. the clouds are trying to clear out. by tomorrow we will see a partly sunny days. low 60s right now. a pretty warm day today considering late november. the forecast for the next couple days continued on the warm side. over night lows tonight not as warm as -- or cold as last night. lots of low 40s.
patchy fog. valley fog and high clouds as well. middle clouds. partly cloudy skies. patchy fog. that is the story. beautiful right now. beautiful night. clear skies. transamerican center lit up, bay bridge. the clouds there. not coastal fog. we have a beautiful situation, great sunset. friday's highs mid-60s again. upper 60s too. bay area weekend, dry forecast. computer model. it continues to send trine the north of -- rain to the north of us. things are going to change. the forecast model shows you temperatures tomorrow that are green. representing 60s. almost everybody, lots of 60s from the coast, all the way inland. 62 san francisco. 64 brentwood.
highs for friday. hope you had a nice day today. 66 in san jose. 66 morgan hill. enjoy it while it lasts. need the rain. nice to get rain and snow but we are not going to. enjoy it while it lasts. nice three day period through the weekend. tuesday, clouds start to increase and we have a weather system that will be more productive than the last one we saw. we will watch this. tuesday. this is what you are focused on here. good looking five-day forecast. hope you have a great thanksgiving day. it was fun today being outside and seeing all the folks. everybody is out. nobody is inside. justfuric see that. -- perfect to see that. bay area officials issued another ban on wood burning for tomorrow. this is the third winter spare
the air alert. today is not a spare the air day but they are encouraging people not to burn wood tonight. thanksgiving balloons flew today in new york city. the sights and sounds of the macy's thanksgiving day parade next. >> and at 6:00 p.m., the big difference pg&e says these cars will make. of holiday. ♪ ♪ buy today, come back for more. ♪ ♪ save next time you shop in store. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday.
♪ it's black friday ♪ we're shopping deals ♪ in little black dresses ♪ cute hair and heels. ♪ let's go! ♪ that's my kind of holiday. despite concerns over high winds the macy's thanksgiving day parade went off without a hitch. winds threatened to ground some of the favorite character balloons but the balloons were a go and really so too was the holiday spirit. >> thousands of people gathered to watch the macy's thanksgiving day parade. here is a look at the floats as they made their way through
manhattan. among the balloons hello kitty. and greg. because of the threat of strong winds the balloons flew 5 feet lower than they normally do. >> 19 years been my dream to come. very excited. >> this is the 87th year the parade was held. in 1924 it featured animals from the central park zoo. it was such a success they decided to make it an annual affair. this year spectators had to bundle up. the temperatures, 30 degrees. millions lined up to watch the parade and 50 million tuned it in to watch it on television. pizza hut convinced the owner to rehire a manager who was rehired after he refused to force employees work on
thanksgiving. he lost his job earlier this month after he thought workers should be with their family. word sparked buzz on the internet and they recommended the owners retire him and the owner agreed. thanksgiving dinner is almost over and police patrols are beginning to gear up. >> too much to eat and sometimes way too much to drink. the mistakes officers are looking looking for this thanksgiving that lead them to drunk drivers. >> a rescue in the peninsula caught on video. a vehicle rolls several hundred feet down an embankment. >> and let the holiday shopping season begin. gift cards will be a more popular present this year but not all are created equal. we will tell you why.
for family, food and beer and wine. drinking and driving could be as common as on new year's eve. ktvu's eric rasmussen is live where you road along with an officer on the look out. >> reporter: right. on a day like today a lot of arrests aren't coming from the special check points. they are officers out here on the road looking for dangerous behavior that could lead theme drunk drivers. -- lead them to drunk drivers. >> reporter: as soon as we quat in his car it was time to go. >> an accident with an ambulance responding. >> reporter: avenue one was okay. last year 17 people were killed in crashes in california. chp made 800dui arrests. part of what she looking for today -- he is looking for
today. >> it could be weaving. following too close. speed. red lights. catch them before they hurt or kill somebody. >> reporter: police are looking into whether alcohol played a role in this wreck. the driver took off when police tried to make a stop. officers had to pull two men from the car when it burst into flames after crashing. >> you will exit the freeway. >> reporter: while thanksgiving might not be as synonymous as drinking with new year's eve, drivers are taking it just as seriously. >> we are about to watch the game but i am not drinking because i have to come back. >> reporter: that is exactly what the california highway patrol wants to hear. >> reporter: we got to witness a few other stops on patrol with the chp today. one got a bad driver off the road, even though it did not appear he was drinking. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2
news. old navy stores opened early this morning. while there were shoppings, it was pretty light. one shopper thought people staid home because they didn't know the store would be open this early. >> deals. get in. get out. not lot of people. maybe they don't know. >> old navy is going above and beyond the holiday discounts. at 7:00 p.m. they are offering $1 million to a lucky shopper. the first 100 will be entered to win. best buy opens at 6:00 p.m. and sports tate and walmart. jc penny and walmart at 8:00
p.m. gift cards are a popular item. 80 person e% of -- 80% plan to buy at least one but some cards with a catch. cards from master card and visa could include a fee and a charge if the money isn't used within a year. in a rare coincidence hanukkah shares a day with thanksgiving. [ singing ] >> the chief rabbi of israel lit the candle on the menorah last night. the holiday commemorates the victory over the power of syria during the second century bc. it has more than a few food related traditions. >> it is it is -- it is -- it
is -- you can eat a lot. it is fun. you can play. >> this is the first time the two holidays over lapped since 1888 and it won't open again for another 70,000 years. four men are recovering after driving down a steep embankment this morning. the coast guard got the call and ktvu's patti lee spoke with the pilots. >> reporter: this is what left of the car on highway 92. four men were inside when the car went off the edge, down 300 feet around 12:30 a.m. this morning. he called into help reach the survivors. it required dropping a cable, 150 feet from the craft into wooded area. >> there were obstacles that concerned us. >> you are on the edge right here. you are hanging like that.
>> reporter: he pulled the three survivors into the helicopter. >> they looked like they had went for a ride. that is for sure. looked relieved to be in the aircraft. >> reporter: it is not every day the coast guard is called in for a car accident but there was nothing standard about it. >> you expect that, you know, maybe there has to be fatalities. >> reporter: he says it is a miracle all four men survived the accident and didn't even break any bones. speed and alcohol were probably not the cause of the accident. all four men were wearing seatbelts and the brush on the embankment might have prevented the car from rolling all the way down. patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. china claims new air space. the uninhabited islands china
them. southwest is increasing fees by $20. they will charge $95 for pet carrier each way. thanksgiving tradition on four wheels started today. the auto show opened in san francisco. organizers say the number of cars on hand reflects an upswing. 38 manufacturers showing off their 2014 and 2015 models. not hard to spot what the public is looking for. >> economy, safety and the environment. all the manufacturers responded to that. >> concept cars are also on display. it runs through sunday. google is accused of combining data. a 7 month investigation. officials concluded google
china says it can explain everything. the reason it declared a new air defense zone in an area controlled by japan. >> and good-bye to a piece of honeymooner history. >> after the break, to the holiday weekend forecast, which day will be the warmest so you can plan your saturday and sunday. see you back here. to those who've been waiting welcome to covered california.
new information about a gambling ring that has been run out of coffee shops. the took investigators two years of wire taps to make a case against 8 people who involve 30 coffee shops. those responsible are involved in gangs. tensions running high between china and japan and the u.s. is refusing to sit on the
sidelines. the report from london. >> reporter: it is neither territorial air space -- >> the establishment of an air defense identification izone does not mean an expansion but it can insure the protection of the security of a country's air space. >> reporter: beijing announced the zone on saturday. over a group of islands controlled by japan. counties in the region and the united states rejecting china's claim. days after the declaration two american b-52 bombers flew through the air space without informing china. the philippines also
criticizing beijing. >> to ensure that air defense identification zone. >> reporter: china warned it would take defensive measures against aircraft that failed to identify themselves properly. the country faces great challenges in forcing the zone. >> what are you going to do? shoot somebody down? shooting down their plane is an act of war. >> the u.s. and japan are holding naval exercises near the zone. the uss george washington is participating in the war games. the u.s. official confarmed the aircraft flew in to the air place. they were on a training mission
but were only in the zone for one hour. the actress who played trixy in the honeymooners jane kean died. she wrote about the funny thing happened on the way to the honeymooners i had a life. she died of complications from a fall at her home. scientists say it appears the comet ison did not survive its brush with the sun today. the fate of the comment is unknown but telescopes watched it grow faint and disappears. that means it likely broke apart and evaporated. scientists have enough data to keep them busy for some time trying to figure out what
happened to it. on this thanksgiving day the bay area is having warm, beautiful weather but for those of us working today, we are hoping the weekend will be just as nice. >> look goods. today was outstanding. we continue with this. the rain is heading for southern california. the system that moved through here moved off to the south. you see it down in here. southern california is getting wet on the coastal section and even thanksgiving. the temperatures outside right now are down. all the way up to the mid-60s today. now the numbers are dropping. days are getting shorter. coming up on the shortest day of the year. but we are not that far away. nightalize long. days are shorter and over night lows are chilly. tonight beautiful out there. plenty of clouds but there is
clearing as well. outside beautiful visibility. clean atmosphere. hazy but a nice night. mild it warm tomorrow. the weekend forecast is dry. but as we go into wednesday and thursday things flip around. if you are at the beach, ocean beach, gets busy this time of year, and it was big and dangerous throughout. it will be dangerous tomorrow. let's look at san francisco's forecast tomorrow. you will see it start off. there. come on. you will see it starts off 5:00 a.m., 51 degrees. mostly sunny tomorrow in san francisco. 11:00, 62 degrees. 2:00 p.m., 66 degrees. nice looking day for your bay area friday. anywhere along the coast will
be nice tomorrow. becareful for the waves -- be careful for the waves. tomorrow afternoon, clear. coastal fog comes back tomorrow night. saturday morning coastal fog hanging out. clear over us. and clear for saturday afternoon. bay area friday and saturday outstanding. things deteriorate tuesday and wednesday next week. clouds and perhaps rain. forecast highs tomorrow. lots of mid-sixties. like today. upper 60s morgan hill. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view, cool over night. warm days and where is the rain? not in the 5 day. mark sunday will show you rain. >> a chance of it this weekend and it never game. >> we 92 edit. -- we need it. we should be seeing rain and we haven't seen much.
>> thank you. google debuted its doodle on the front page of its search engine. [ music ] >> animated short film showing animals getting together for their thanksgiving celebration. they each bring something to share for a meal and serenaded by a critter before the feast begins. paypal is trying to get customers to use its service at brick and mortar stores. they have an app that allows you to use to pay from your phone if the business is set up to accept the transactions. they said it is quicker and easier. this thanksgiving politicians in washington, d.c. are setting aside their
others here at home. >> we give thanks to those making thunited states a better thanksgiving -- making the united states a better nation. that generosity is a central part of our american character. >> several were angry he didn't mention god in his remarks. >> because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness to endure hardships we are able to be at home with our families. >> he delivered the republican thanksgiving address focusing on gratitude for the military. troops in afghanistan are celebrating in the middle of a war zone. they had a chance to have a taste of home with all the tixings. 47 -- fixings. 47,000 troops are in afghanistan but many will go home soon. a walk on the beach or the
red woods are many ways people started this thanksgiving day. many thankful for their county, their health and their family. >> brian: sunshine dripped through the trees providing a reflection on a day many do just that. >> we are thankful for family, health, to walk through the woods. >> reporter: home to giants, creeks and the natural beauty is a magnet for so many. >> so peaceful and so wonderful and great to see so many people. >> reporter: if we take you outside of the woods you get the sense a lot of people are grateful for no matter where they are or where they are headed. >> reporter: san francisco. the turkey bowl.
a classic tradition. >> we won it in 1996. >> reporter: he once played in this game and today he watched another generation throw on the pads. they are thankful for the moment and for so much more. >> i am thankful for the fact we live in a great county that has so much for so many when people don't have that much. >> i am thankful to spend thanksgiving weekend with my kids. >> reporter: we found father and son watching a train. >> i am on the way to see my family. >> i am thankful for being here as many years as i have been here. >> reporter: we met a conductor. >> i am thankful i have my mother and i have a partner that is healthy and i have a great job. >> reporter: so many things
from so many places. the center piece for a special memory on this thanksgiving day. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. viewers are telling us what they are thankful for on facebook. she said i have been struggling with health problems since being diagnosed with cancer. life has its challenges but i am grateful to be alive. i am a survivor. she wrote i am thankful for my son who was born three months early. he is doing wonderfully. join the conversation and tell us what you are thankful for. visit www.ktvu.com on facebook and share your thoughts. now at 6:00 p.m. the teen set on fire speaks out for the first time. >> i looked down and my skirt is on fire. i freak out. i am on fire. >> what he says about the incident and the charges
against the teen accused of starting the fire. >> right now it is all about gray thursday and the holiday shopping season is on. which stores are open and the shoppers snatching up the deals. >> chp officers say about the same number of drunk drivers are on the road during thanksgiving and new year's eve. we road along with the chp making sure the roads are safer. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. a crime that outraged the community and three weeks after being set on fire a student peeks out -- speaks out for the first time. sasha fleischman talked about the incident and the charges the 16-year-old faces in connection with the crime. i am julie haener. >> i am gasia mikaelian. frank somerville has the night off. a day after being released from the hospital sasha fleischman is talking about the moments
when another teen set sasha fleischman on fire. >> reporter: thanksgiving sasha fleischman's first day at home in three and a half weeks. >> glad to be home. and -- although -- it wasn't so bad in the hospital. >> reporter: he spent 24 days in the burn unit. on november 4 someone set the teen's clothes on fire. >> my skirt is on fire. i freak out because i am on fire. >> reporter: sasha fleischman was able to put out the flames by stop, drop and roll and with the help of other passengers. richard thomas admitted to setting him on fire and facing charges in
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