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live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia this is
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cbs3 "eyewitness news". counting down until santa's arrival. it's festive in philadelphia as franklin square tonight. will it be merry and bright when eveng, i'm greg natasha brown is off tonight. after a soggy start to the day it's a clear night perfect conditions for santa. meteorologist lauren casey in the cbs3 weather sent with her holiday forecast. hey there, lauren. >> hey, greg, we did start off with a soggy saturday to kick off our christmas holiday weekend and rainfall amounts we did pick up much immediate needed rainfall healthy totals across parts of the area. seven tenths of an inch in kennett square. millville .60 of an up inch. dove half an inch. philadelphia international airport four terms of an inch of rain. no precipitation for san tan the reindeer. looking good. lingering clouds and we are starting to see fog settle into parts of the area. especially down the shore reduced visibles down to about
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6 miles in ac a few hours ago visibilities were down to less than mile. we'll see that fog continue throughout the overnight period reduced visibilities in millville because of that moisture lingering around from this morning's rain on the roads tonight do watch out for reduced visibility if's you're hitting the roads after grand month passes house. christmas clear and quiet. monday a chance day late shower. talk more about that christmas holiday forecast and latest on san to's position via norad in couple of minutes. >> looking forward it to. thanks lauren no matter how close it goats christmas morning people end up shopping for gifts up to the last minute. i can tell you i'm guilty one of those guilty people right there. dozen of major retailers are staying open for christmas eve to cash in on this demand like this target in south philadelphia. which was still busy after dark. last minute shoppers head to go christmas village earlier today where vendors sold little bit of everything. >> picked up some gifts. some t-shirts, you know -- um,
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shirts, pants, what else we get. >> necklaces. all that kind of junk. >> all that kind of junk. >> nearly half of the shoppers this year are still going to brick and mortar stores despite the increasing popularity of online shopping. >> if you finish holiday shopping time to get to midnight mass at pennsylvania' largest catholic church. ♪ >> archbishop charles chaput will lead mass services tonight and tomorrow morning at cathedral basilica of saints peter and paul 18th street in the ben franklin parkway. the leader of the roman catholic church celebrated midnight mass this christmas pope francis urging followers to honor the birth of christ by thinking about children suffering in the world today. the pope also telling the faithful not to get caught up in the commercialization of christmas. there used to catching bad guys but on this christmas eve one
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south jersey town had some extra patrols out hoping to capture something else. a glimpse of santa. "eyewitness news" reporter alexandra hoff gives a close sr. look what they ended up catching on camera. >> reporter: dash cam footage is a major asset for law enforcement and citizens. >> they catch crimes in progress, evidence of crime. you know, we use them for everything. >> reporter: but this time last year, evesham township new jersey a police dash cam picked up something almost unbelievab unbelievable. >> it's one of the most unusual things we've caught on a dash camera. >> while patrolling a rural road santa's sleigh was caught passing directly over an officer's crews sr. last year the sleigh was flying fast at extremely low altitude. if you get a glimpse of this year do not approach. >> back off and let him do his job. the quicker he can get in and out the faster everybody gets their presents in due to the
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2015 siting they upped their patrols this year in hopes of catching another glimpse. >> eyes are up looking to see what they can see. hoping to catch something spectacular out there. >> reporter: well, we have an update. following our earlier interview it seems that evesham township officer was able to turn on his body worn camera just in time to capture santa passing again. clocking this year at 209 miles per hour. in a statement the department said that officers continued to respond to quote town wide reports of low flying aircrafts and suspicious noises on rooftops. at this hour authorities suggest getting cookies out and kids into bed so that santa can arrive without incident. in evesham township, alexandra hoff cbs3 "eyewitness news". now before santa's sleigh departed he stopped by a local hospital. saint nick cheered up the patients at st. christopher's hospital for children this afternoon. of course he came with plenty of toys and he cannot do it without volunteer helpers.
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committee to benefit children sending santa to saint christopher's for almost 40 years. hanukkah the jewish fes fesl of lights begins tonight. independence mall at fifth and mark streets has its very own public menorah last night franklin square ushered in hanukkah with holiday games and crafts for the kids. hanukkah ends the night of january the first. and here's a look at boat house row which gives its own take on the phrase festival of lights. the way in which the houses are lit is supposed to resemble neume noraly kelly drive will be coated in blue and white lights until new year's eve. police departments nationwide on alert this weekend isis sends out threat. fbi sent a letter to law enforcement agencies across the country after an isis social media group publish a link with the names and another dresses of thousands us churches much it's lone wolves police are especially concerned about. >> one of the most significant threats facing this country
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today comes from people who are inspired by terrorist ideologies but operate end pent of a terrorist organization. >> the fbi says that historically speaking lists like the one releas released by isisr resulted in a successful terror attack. a tragic christmas eve unfolds in south philadelphia. 81-year-old woman was killed in the grocery store she has owned for years. across the street from the house she's lived in her entire life. police say shortly before 9:00 a.m. a man walked in a marie's grocery store on sickth street and wharton and shot marie buck pell times. she died shortly after. police have not yet made any arrests. if you were out last night, you may have smelled it. that stench which swept across parts of philadelphia and even buck county yesterday evening apparently came from across the river. the odor which resembled rotten eggs originated from the pbf energy refinery in paulsboro after a brief loss of power there.
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officials say the outage caused those odors to travel across the water and into the city. the company has apologized. the holiday season is one of busiest times south philly italian mark but this will be the last christmas for one of the market's most well-known shops. still ahead why a be loved butcher will soon hang up his apron. plus a christmas eve tradition as legendary harry kalas reads the night before christmas. you won't want to miss this. lauren. >> i'll have the details on your christmas sunday forecast and when we can make a run at 60 degrees for the last week of 2016. that's in your full forecast coming up next. ♪
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market deangelo brother's butcher shop is closing for good much to the display may of loyal customers. >> in between the last minute holiday orders, and the cooking advice -- >> rub with olive oil, push a lot of black pepper it comes out perfect. >> the sad reality sonny is soon hanging up his butcher's apron, cleaning off the butcher's block and retiring. >> it's certain. >> you're going to florida. >> no. i'm going stay home and rest. [ laughter ] >> florida? [ laughter ] >> sonny's grandfather opened deangelo meats in many very spot on ninth street near christian in 1910. and for decades -- >> 56 years. >> sonny himself has not only sliced and cut the meats, he's ran every aspect of his busine business. >> it's always a challenge because i'm working with other countries. i'm working with import permits. i'm working with airlines,
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traffic, you know, it's logistic nightmare. i'm tired. [ laughter ] >> i had enough. >> the store is up for sale and after 106 years sonny hopes the new owners continue the tradition his grandfather started at the beginning of the last century. >> if someone is interested in running a butcher shop, um, i would would be interested in meeting them and qualifying them and teaching them. >> you'll miss your customers. >> terribly. yeah. that's my social interaction. >> those customers many who have visited sonny for years -- >> you can't get meats like this anywhere else. nowhere else. that i know of. >> goes all the way back to my grandmother. started a catering business and she used to come here in and purchase her meats for the business. >> hope the new owners whatever the business keep at least some of the charm sonny created after all of this time. >> you never find like this around.
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>> 55.75. i made it 55 even. >> thank you. >> merry christmas. thank you. bye. >> if if you're looking to purchase that wild bore, alligator or quail you still have few more days. sonny says his last day in business is december 31st. yeah. >> good days for sonny looking in the weather if you wants to row lacks before he closes of shot. >> enjoy sunshine. snack on alligator. right now santa -- >> where is he. >> on the move. made one pass over the delaware valley. he'll probably make another one right now he is in canada. there he is with his reindeer. rudolph leading the charge there santa in ontario, eh, that's what he's up to right now. cruising along delivering over 5 billion presents. look he's coming back to the us to new york maybe he'll make that second pass over the delaware valley. he shouldn't run into many problems live located center city philadelphia, good.
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sky scrapers lit up in red and green. 43 degrees. winds 5 miles an hour. foles like 40 degrees right now and temperatures pretty consistent all across the regi region. little bit cool in the poconos down to 34 degrees. we're at 43 in trenton and 41 degrees right now in millville. when you wake up as we wake up on our christmas morning, seeing santa and reindeer delivered 35 degrees in philadelphia. little bit chillier up towards the lehigh valley at 31 degrees. we'll have some 20s in store in the poconos near 30 degrees in berks county. christmas high temperature forecast in philadelphia heading up to 48 degrees. that's about 5 degrees above our average but of course nowhere near that record of 68 degrees for our warmest christmas set back in 1964 and also in 2015. checking in on temperatures in some christmas themed towns and cities across the united states tomorrow comet north carolina top at 53 degrees. rudolph, ohio 35. warm day in christmas, florida, 81 degrees. that's nice. north pole oklahoma at someone
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degrees. much chillier in antler, north dakota way high temperature of 20. and snowflake, arizona coming in at 53 on the christmas holiday. storm scan3 showing us. quieter conditions than we contend with for the first half of the day. few passing clouds right now and areas of fog but some well out west are seeing a bit of snow for this christmas eve across portions of arizona up into utah, colorado, idaho as well and even montana seeing some snow showers passing on through. certainly making for a festive seen this evening. further weather showing us some sunshine in store for christmas sunday as we head into the evening hours if you have to hit the roads, no problems weather wise as we head into monday morning, we could see little bit of freezing rain breaking out very locally up towards the lehigh valley and poconos so do keep that in pipe. this is monday morning. quiet elsewhere but we will see some late day showers starting to develop across the area on monday evening with a best chance of rain coming on monday night over the next several da days. but for tomorrow dry conditions, mostly sunny, clear for
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christmas in the poconos, 40 degrees. and sunny for santa down the shore with a high of 47 and overnight tonight becoming mostly clear, do watch out for areas of fog, 35 degrees in the city and we'll top at 48 degrees under christmas sunshine tomorrow. winds out of the west around five to 10 miles per hour. and we're up into the 50s on monday. with that chance of a few late day showers, better chance of rain monday night and could see a shower lingering into early tuesday morning. that's when we make a run at near 60 degrees. 58 degrees right now the high temperature. chillier by wednesday with sunshine, 44 degrees. then it looks like we get a little taste from the arctic as we head into the end of 2016 with highs only in the 30s by friday. >> will that be an arctic blast. >> arctic. >> um-hmm. >> indeed. >> thanks so much lauren. >> don. here's with sports. >> extra cold when you say arctic. >> arctic. >> a lot going on here today in christmas eve chip kelly takes a page out of doug pederson's book and it's christmas eve which means it's time to dignity
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welcome back. don here with sports. what's it looking like. >> really christmas weekend for the eagles. >> when you're coming off a w live is good. eagles almost went zero for the holiday season. five game losing streak started op thanksgiving day week but luckily it came to an end thursday night at the linc with five-point win over the giants. they finish the season on sunday that's next sunday against the cowboys. some other nfc east action washington visiting chicago pick it up in the first quarter up by seven. how about the screen pass to chris thompson. right there with a bevy of blockers. a bevy. and he's in for the score. 14-zero washington. second quarter kirk cousins known for speed but he can find the corner and also finds the end zone. they win by 20 and keep their play off hopes alive.
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the browns winless hosting the sand ago chargers all they want for christmas is w looking for one all season long. browns up 20-17. the chargers josh lambeau from 45 yards out with a chance to tie it, wide right. and the browns sale out sale pride. finally get a w. they're one and 14 on the seas season. chip kelly you remember him chip kelly 49ers visiting the rams. san francisco down seven. colin kaepernick with a touchdown toss. and now they need a two-point conversion for the win. so thai ago page out of doug pederson's book and going for it. kaepernick looking scrambling in for the score it works out for them. 49ers snapping that 13-game losing streak they have two wins on the season both coming against la. once again it is the night before christmas and here at cbs3 that makes us think of one man and one man only, not jolly saint nick but the voice of the
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phillies the late great harry kalas. philadelphia, close your eyes and let harry the k take you away. ♪ it was the night before christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. the stockings were hung by the kim knee with care, in hopes that saint nicholas soon would be there. the children were muscled all snug in their beds while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads. and momma in her kerchief and i in my cap had just settled down for a longer winters nap out on the lawn there arose such a clatter i sprang from my bed to see what was the matter. away to the window i flu-like a flash, tore open the shudders and through up the sash. the moon on the breast of the noon fallen snow gave the luster of midday to objects below. would do my wondering eyes should appear but a miniature
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sleigh and eight tiny rain door with a little old driver so lively and quick i knew in a moment it must be saint nick. more rapid than eagles his core certification they came and he whistle and shouted and called them by name. now dash cher, now dash dancer, now prancer and vixon, on comet, on cupid, on donder and blitzen. to the top of the the porch, to the top of the wall, now dash away, dash away, dash away all. as drive leaves before the wild hurricane fly meet with obstacle mount to the sky so up to the house top the coarsers they flew, with a sleigh full of toys and sane nicholas too. and then 20 link i her on the roof the prancing and pawing of itchily little hoof as i drew in my head and was turning around down the chimney saint nicholas came with bound.
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he was dressed all in fur with from his head to his foot and his clothes were all tarnish with ashes and soot. a bundle of toys he had flung on his back and he looked bike a peddler just opening his pack. his eyes how they twinkled his dimples how merry, his cheeks were like roses, his knows like cherry, his little mouth was drown up like bow and the beard of his chin was as white as the snow. the stump of a pipe like whitey's he hell tight in his teeth, and the smoke it end circled his headlock a wreath. he had a broad face and a little round belly that shook when he laughed like a bowl full of jelly. he was chum pee and plum app right jolly old pelvis and i laughed when i saw him insight of myself a wing of his eye an twist of his head, soon gave me to know i had nothing to dread. he spoke not word but went
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straight to his work and filled i wasly stockings then turned with a jerk and laying his finger aside of his knows and giving a nod up the chimney he rose. he sprang to his sleigh to his team gave a whistle and away they all flu-like the down of a thistle. but i heard him exclaim as he drove out of sight, merry christmas to all, ton all a good night.
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welcome back. south philadelphia restaurant brings traditional italian christmas eve to its customers. broad and porter streets held feast of the seven fishes today. today family style seafood dishes calamari, lobster and scallops. they had three separate seatingu guessed it they filled the house each and every time. we'll be right back.
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santa making his journey around the word right now before he left he showed off his water skiing skills. check out saint nick speeding around the lake in alexandria virginia along with his elves. fun way to end wind before his busiest night of the year. lauer rep you're tracking him. where is he. >> santa multi talented right now santa is back in pennsylvania i believe. he's in western pennsylvania in erie he was just in michigan. he's delivered over 5.3 billion gifts. isn't wow. >> with a b. >> um-hmm. >> that's "eyewitness news". i'm greg argos for don and lauren thanks for joining us. before we go we want to recognize everyone here at "eyewitness news" for all of their hard work and dedication both in front of and of course behind the cameras. happy hanukkah and merry christmas. ♪ ♪ ♪
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at berea college. ♪ all seem to say throw cares away ♪ ♪ ding dong to young and old, meek and the bold ♪ ♪ ding dong ding dong ding dong, that is their song ♪ ♪ ding dong with joyful ring, all caroling ♪ ♪ one seems to hear words of good cheer ♪ ♪ from everywhere, filling the air ♪ ♪ oh, how they pound, raising the sound ♪ ♪ o'er hill and dale, telling their tale ♪ ♪ gaily they ring while people sing ♪ ♪ songs of good cheer, christmas is here ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry, merry christmas ♪ ♪ merry, merry, merry, merry christmas ♪ ♪ on, on they send, on without end ♪ ♪ their joyful tone to every home ♪ ♪ hark how the bells, sweet silver bells ♪ ♪ all seem to say throw cares away ♪ ♪ ding dong christmas is here, bringing good cheer ♪ ♪ ding dong to young and old, meek and the bold ♪ ♪ ding dong ding dong ding dong, that is their song ♪ ♪ ding dong with joyful ring, all caroling ♪ ♪ one seems to hear words of good cheer ♪ ♪ from everywhere, filling the air ♪


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