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live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 5:00. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> and today we celebrate the fact that philly has a world championship! ♪
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♪ ♪ >> eagles nation ex stale static coming together to celebrate the birds. mirrors live look at the ben franklin parkway just a little while ago much the street packed with plenty of people as the super bowl champions made their way through their city. >> sky fox over all the action. let's go to lindenwold, camden county right now as folks make their way home after today's festivities. a lot of folks actually walked across the ben franklin bridge still doing it right now and you're looking at some of them right here. this was short time ago in philadelphia. everybody trying to get back home. the lines both september wrapping around stations all around the city. >> of course people have waited decades some a live tim to see this day. thanks for joining you at 5:00. i'm iain page. >> i'm lucy noland. fox 29 we go there tell you what our reporters are everywhere.
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like all of you in the crowds today. our chris o'connell kicking off our team coverage. hey, chris. ? >> reporter: hey, lucy, iain, york the confetti has dropped. the parade goers are headed home. it was a day philadelphians will never forget. i can tell you they came hours early. they stayed out here in subzero wind chills and you know what, it was worth every second. >> skyfox -- >> the buses are rolling. >> and the buses are rolling. >> and just before 11:00, the parade of champions officially moving up broad street. >> swoop is flying. >> here he goes. >> does. >> reporter: a day philadelphia will never forget. >> we've waited 58 years for this parade. what's a couple more minutes. >> i'm about 500,000 of my eagles friends here. this is pretty much where big
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center of all these people have congregated waiting for this to come -- waiting for the parade. the crowd is nothing but love, guys. it is -- i've talk to fans who have brought their sons, brought their fathers, brought their grandfathers, and it doesn't matter how long they've been waiting here. six, 7:00 o'clock in the morning. the spirits are still high. guys, i've been covering news in this town since 1985. incredible scene. it make the hair the back of your neck stand up. just an amazing feeling for the entire city of philadelphia. just the way they wanted it to be. >> from the players -- >> there he is. >> there's the mummer. >> oh, my god. >> jason kelce looking good. >> reporter: to the fans. >> oh look at nick foles handing it off to carson wentz. i love it. >> no fumble, please. >> there won't be any fumbles today. >> no. report roar this day will be
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etched in our memories forever. ♪ fly eagles fly on the road to victory ♪ >> ♪ fly, eagles, fly, score a touchdown one, two, three. ♪ >> ♪ hit em low, hit em high, and watch our eagles fly -- fly, eagles, night, on the road to victory ♪ >> ♪ e-a-g-l-e-s, eagles! >> that was amazing. i love that song. >> without any further delay, let's welcome your super bowl champion philadelphia eagles! [ cheers and applause ]
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] i don't think words can really describe what is going on here today. i've never seen so many people in one spot celebrating in unity one thing. we finally did it. we're super bowl champs! [ cheers and applause ] >> we stayed together and that's that brotherly love we talk about in philadelphia.
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center of the toe football universe let me hear i was bark a little. >> ya'll trial are the best football fans in the world and you make a joy and a pleasure to play for you. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> as the massive crowds leave the city and the parkway, the massive cleanup now continues. yeah, the cleanup crews were in the program was over... >> chris o'connell cutting in and out a little bit right now. >> reporter: people were were here -- he's back.
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gotcha. keep going, chris. he's gone. >> all right. well, a live look now at the ben franklin parkway chris was trying to tell us massive cleanup down. you can see it's calm down a little bit. let's get out to dave schratwieser talking to fans all day in center city. dave? >> reporter: iain, call it epic. call it historic. come up with a super la tiff to describe this day. i'll tell from you the street and i mean broad street it was amazing. >> dream come true. >> awesome dream come true. >> it was the day every eagles fan has dreamed about. only thursday it was real and right there in front of them to see and savior g we're just excited to be here and they won the super bowl for the first time. >> ever since growing up grew up in havertown it's been -- i'm 59 years old and we've been diehard eagles fans our hole whole lives much this is just amazing. >> three generations of the ramirez family from northeast philly got up at 3:00 in the morning to get a front row seat
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at broad and spruce. they got to see the super bowl champs up close and personal. >> this is amazing. i mean, it means so much to me. to my family. you know, it's just the most beautiful thing in the world. >> it's just so great that i can share it with my daughter. we've been watching for many years. i grew up watching eagles with my father. >> reporter: the crowds looked on and cheered from street level to parking garages and rooftops. up and down broad street. if there was an elevated position to watch history in the making, the fans found it. >> this is special to be out here right now with my girlfriend and everyone else here. it's awesome. >> did you ever think this day was going to come. >> i did. but i didn't know it was going to come so soon. >> i wait the 50 years for this. every year day in and day out we're waiting. now it's here. >> reporter: in the end fans of every age got what they came for. they got to stand shoulder to shoulder and salute their team. their champions, they're eagles.
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>> it was awesome. it was what i've been waiting my whole life for. hopefully it won't be the last time. >> i was here. we did it. i'm happy. >> reporter: now, you know, listen, there's been a lot of disappointment an lot of pain over the years. but today i got to tell you one thing. it was sheer joy on broad street for this parade. back to you. >> to think you got paid for it today. [ laughter ] >> no doubt about that. i love that. [ laughter ] >> watching par raised champions and get paid. it's beautiful thing. we just can't get enough of this par raised champions. so let's relive it. the encore all night right here on fox 29. we'll get it started at 11:30 right after the 11:00 o'clock news and take you right through to 4:00 a.m. when good day kicks off your friday speaking of good day and frida fridays, my goodns gracious bob kelly you'll get right back up and do it all over again. >> i might as well stay for the encore. >> exactly right.
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>> 7:09. live look the ben franklin bridge here. jammo coming in to south jersey this is what we've been seeing all afternoon. since the parade ended the folks walking back to new jersey where they parked over there by the stadium the outdoor stadium complex over there in camden, new jersey. light volume so far on the may your roadways just one accident here this is westbound ott on the schuylkill right before the king of prussia under change. so that's causing a big jam. from pretty much city line past belmont all the way out again into the king of prussia interchange south on 95 heavy heading down into delco with some sun glare. here's an accident 26th street this is leaving the south philly area. heading over in toward what would be the platt bridge for again the gang trying to use the short cut out of south philly downtown we go jammed solid leaving on the vine street expressway trying to get over toward the schuylkill. we really didn't have a morning rush hour. it was all just parade rush
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hour. checked in with septa everything is doing good. everybody is behaving. they're moving lot of people out of town this afternoon. stay there. more when we come right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> darn we celebrate the fact that philly has a world championship! ♪ ♪ ♪ ]
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>> just an incredible thing here. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> this super bowl championship is for you. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> you are the most passionate and deserving sports fans on the planet. we couldn't have done it without you. ♪ >> here's live look at the ben franklin parkway as the city& starts to clean up and people start to head back from that incredible colossal massive celebration of their philadelphia eagles and being the winners of super bowl lii. let's check in now with jeff cole. jeff is looking at
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transportation issues at patco in sent city. jeff? >> reporter: patco obviously is moving lots of folks to try to to get them over to south jersey and i think some folks decided they just didn't want to wait decided that a brisk walk over the ben franklin bridge was probably best way to get to their homes in camden and cherry hill and beyond. we actually watched folks cross the big steel span. we'll show you some pictures here. it was a sea of bobbing heads as fans made their way from the parkway to the ben franklin bridge. some folks had decided that walking the span was their best way in and out of this city. crowded with about 2 million or so eagles fans. others decided they simi did not want to wait for new jersey transportation and patco with crush of people there they decided just to hoof it. to hoof it across the bridge. we talked to two young men who were crossing the bridge this afternoon.
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>> well, we tried to go to the patco but tickets sold out yesterday so we decide the only way in was to walk the ben franklin so we got here at 5:00 a.m. we walk the ben franklin and now we're walking back. >> it's a journey. it's a journey that like the eagles it take awhile but we make it. >> that's a pretty good image. she said it's a journey. in other words the walk across the bridge would be a journey and also eagles sort of fight to actually finally within the super bowl was a journey as well. she actually is a civil engineer and likes bridges she was more than happy to actually cross the ben franklin. i take septa. i ride septa have for long time here. the septa ride in this morning ws quite smooth but of course this afternoon when you have this many people trying to get on public transportation and go back obviously is going to be some slow down which is obviously what we're watching now. but for the folks who live in south jersey who wanted to cross this bridge today, they did, and we watched them do it little bit more later on in the newscast.
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folks. >> thank you very much, jeff. we talk to heather redford from septa saying the market frankford and broad street lines moved 65,000 people an hour right about now. that's a whole lot of people moving going on. tell you what. ben franklin parkway life look as the after party continues and scott williams, what a gorgeous day. the chill nobody cared. >> absolutely. lucy. it was little bit of a philly special. in the weather department today. it was sunny, it was cold but everyone was fired up and fly eagles fly. right now, temperatures are still chilly. 31 degrees. you factor in that west win at 13 miles per hour this is what it feels like. 21 degrees and the sun will set shortly before 5:00 their. so temperatures tonight will continue to fall into the 20s. wind chills in the teens and overnight low temperatures will dip into the teens north and west and the 20s for the city. look at the temperatures. north and west suburbs right now
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bala kin wide 29 degrees. pottstown already 29. we're looking at coatesville 28. sections of south jersey temperatures right around 30 from moorestown west deptford 3. low 30s as you move down the shore. so hour boy hour tonight, temperatures once again dipping into the 20s. wind chills stuck in the 20s. tomorrow morning, sunny and cold but the clouds will start to thicken during the day tomorrow but temperatures will top out in the upper 30s. coming up we'll talk about milder temperatures for the upcoming weekend but, yes, look at those i couldn't's we're track morgue rainfall. back over to you guy. >> thank you much, scott. >> let's take a look at the ben franklin parkway as the cleanup continues after this celebration today. a lot of people starting to head home now they live in the philly suburbs or whether they are heading back over to south jersey. well, today, hundreds of thousands watched the parade along south broad street and everyone of those eagles fans has their own personal connection to this team. let's get out to fox 29's bruce
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gordon who is live at the linc with one special story. bruce? >> reporter: yeah, iain, south broad street as we all know has its own uniqueness to it. it's over own special mystique as well it's not just the parking in the middle of the street thing it's the pathway of course to the phillies sports scene to get there you're likely to pass of all things a flower shop run by a very special sports fan. >> ann turned her ten pennies floral shop into a parade party room for the big event. inviting family and friends to share in a celebration 58 years in the making. >> it's probably one of most exciting days of my life oher than the fact the day i married my husband. >> jerry passed away back in 2015 but anna is certain he is up in heaven having traded his angels wings for those of an eagle. >> yup. >> ten pennies has been a fixture on south broad since 1980. >> to used to come every thursday for coffee. >> terrell owens. rodney pete.
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mcnabb. >> for nearly 40 years anna has been creating floral arrangement for and making friends with philly sports legend had front row seat for championship seasons, phillies and sick certification but this was different. >> the others were parades. this is something more. >> this is -- i can even -- this is an event, this is -- i don't even know what word to use. >> reporter: with crowds of families fans young and old cheering themselves hearse, championship parade passed right by anna's shop. double decker buses hearing the city's newest heroes men who have done more philadelphia than simply carry a silver trophy. >> philadelphia eagles gave us live. we were down in the dumps, and they gave us something that we're going cherish for the rest of our lives. >> reporter: after more than half century wait the parade was over in a matter of minutes. brief but worth every pressure moment. the calendar says february.
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but to anna it feels like december. >> i felt just like that little kid christmas morning getting the doll i waited for. it was fabulous. >> reporter: it was that good. >> it was better. >> reporter: ann says she has been to 15 super bowls over the years including the eagles 2005 loss to new england. she did not make it to minneapolis on sunday. it was her birthday. of course her beloved birds gave her a wonderful gift. what a perfect present for her bruce gordon. of course, when the team landed at airfield and you had a whole bunch of fans with through. kind of an impromptu gathering of sorts. >> reporter: yeah. it was quite a special afternoon seeing the team come back. i have to say, right from soup to nuts from beginning to end the way the team has handled this both in the formal program today obviously it was kind of scripped out to certain degree. i'm not sure anybody was scripting jason kelce' remarks.
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>> don't think so. >> this was obviously a formal program. but on monday, in particular, i was really taken by the fact that the team officials led by jeff lurie brought the trophy off the plane and literally walk it right over where the fans were. it's a really tight confined area. the fans many of them arrived there. just wanting to show support but feeling like, owing, i want to see these guys from 50 or 60 yards away and wave they'll know i'm here and they'll go over to the novacare sent. they came right on over to the fence showing off that trophy. kind of posing with it and posing forefoot foes toes and so forth. it was a wonderful spec catell right up through today. i think the team has handled this in really high class fashion. >> 100%. >> i would agree with that bruce, the fans loved it thanks so much. >> take look the this. time lapsed video of the ben franklin parkway millions of eagles fans packed the city. love that sea of green. stay with us. we're coming right back after this. ♪
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parade of champions a sea of people. my goodness. so many people came into philadelphia today to witness that right there. now the question is, because
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officials were thinking, hmm, about 2 million maybe could show up here. the question is how do they -- how do they actually estimate the crowd size? very own bob kelly you got the answer to that one. >> yeah. i talked to buddy that actually does crowd estimating end told me how they do they take a map of the entire area. and then zoom on in and they put little squares in here and they'll figure in that little square there's ten people. and then they do that the entire parade route because there's no admission to an even like an outdoor parade like like that. that's how they'll figure that out as close as they can get to that actual count. probably have that later on tonight or tomorrow. here's live look at the folks still trying to get over the ben franklin bridge into camden, new jersey. they're still close. this spring garden street police are still blocking access from, say, university city p toward behind the art museum. the big delays are really just trying to get on to the train platforms both 30th and jefferson. trying to get out of town.
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here's live look at vine expressway for the drivers trying to head on over to the schuylkill about 50 minute trip out of town on the schuylkill expressway. iain and lucying back over to you. >> bob. thank you live look at the parkway and we've got more team coverage straight ahead. don't go anywhere. ♪ small business, internet providers promise you a lot. let's see who delivers more. comcast business offers fast gig-speeds across our network. verizon doesn't. we offer more complete reliability with up to 8 hours of 4g wireless network backup. verizon, no way. we offer 35 voice features and solutions that grow with your business. verizon, not so much. get internet on our gig-speed network and add voice and tv for $34.90 more per month. call 1-800-501-6000.
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>> philadelphia eagles let me get hell yeah. >> hell yeah. >> as i stan here today and look out here i think you are more than crazy. it's honor for to us bring ya'll the super bowl. we finally did it. we're super bowl champs. ♪ >> massive crowders packed the city to celebrate our eagles. just look at this incredible video. fans bracing the cold to cheer on the eagles. >> um-hmm. >> because they all came to see this super bowl lii had been so long. 58 years they've been waiting to win this championship. multi generational event as many people their parents and used to go to games with their kids they wanted to go see this. nobody was going to work or school today. >> you know that. >> your kids were out there watching actually. >> yeah. >> they got some great pictures. >> they did. >> they didn't go to school today. it was an educational trip. >> yes, it was. >> we're not going to school. good field trip. >> see the philadelphia eagles hoist that vince lombardi trophy. let's get out to chris o'conne
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o'connell. chris? >> reporter: iain, lucy, good evening. a monumental day here in the city of philadelphia capping off a pretty amazing week from a super bowl victory. what a week it has been for fans of the philadelphia eagles. the victory parade is now wrapped up. it is now in the books and the cleanup now continues as you see the streets crews out here already breaking down the barricades and many of those hoards of fans that clogged the streets are now headed home. now, all of this started around 11:00 o'clock this morning. frankly about 4:00 o'clock this morning when people started cupping down here. broad patison the parade started where the busload eagles players and coaches, family and friends headed up broad street around city hall, down the ben franklin parkway ending up at the art museum. i tell you the words i've been hearing today from eagles fans,
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magical. amazamazing. once in lifetime. we've seen grown men cry today. we also saw an eagles team who was soaking up every minute of this parade. they are taking pick err of picturetakingtaking pictures fr. there was few problems but nothing major to speak as we bring you back out here live. saying this was just so sweet. saying we can't wait this long for yet another championship. one thing i've heard repeated over and over again, these last few days were so sweet and magical we want to do it again. we want a repeat. we want a parade back here this time next year. guys? hoping we get one. >> absolutely. you know players, management, the owner saying get used to this. because we'll start playing into february which is wonderful. so remember matt collins he did the, that funny little dance thing he actually taught that to kristen. our kristen rodgers.
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>> it's not hard to do. >> actually -- >> i'm not doing it. >> not bad. >> thank you. >> no wrong way to do that. >> i thank you guys. i appreciate that. how awesome is that for matt collins to break down his touchdown dance celebration during his speech on the steps of the art museum earlier today. this moment these people this celebration it's something no one is going to soon forget like you just said lucy, this the new norm for the city of philadelphia. this is what is expected of them now. they're going to win a lot more coming up soon. >> i love these guys. we brought you guys a world championship and just like mr. lurie said, we are not done yet. we have more to go. more to prove, this is our new norm. >> we're world champions. i promise this ain't going to be the last time we partying on broad street. let's go! >> is this what heaven is like?
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this is the best city in the world. with the best fans in the world and now we have the world championship. get used to it. let's go! >> reporter: so jason kelce during his very empassioned declaration of love for the city of philadelphia this is very i walk back from the art museum before coming over here. a lot of eagles chant but check this out. so jason kelce call out michael lombardi for his comments on doug pederson when he was first hired. but lombardi today came out and tweeted, that what kelce said is in fact wrong that kelce is right. doug pederson is a great coach and lombardi's original thoughts were wrong that's the mood of this town. underdogs no more. they are the kings of the nfl. lucy, iain. >> they sure are. good for michael lombardi to say it was his bad.
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>> yeah. >> no big deal. got called out. you got to eat those words now. >> and did he. >> when is the laugh time he made? [ laughter ] >> it was a cold one out there but nothing stopping the eagles nation from celebrating the champs. will we see a winter warmup. scott's forecast in just 15 seconds. >> we had front row seats at witnessing history today across the area. it was cold out there. but the sun was shining and folks they were fired up. it's going to be cold overnight. low temperatures tonight will dip into the teens and 20s. we're dry for now, but off to the west this is our next disturbance it will combine with a system to the south and that will set the stage for perhaps one to 2-inches of rainfall come the weekend. so saturday night we're looking at the rainfall.
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beginning it continues into your sunday and it looks like all rain but look at the temperatu temperatures so a bit of a trade off. 51 will be the high temperature on saturday. mid 50s as we move toward your sunday. we'll run the computer model and take a look on average one to perhaps as much as 2-inches or more by sunday night. temperatures right now, north and west upper 20s. low 30s for the philadelphia area it feels like the teens and low 20s right now when you factor in that wind. that's really been the story all day today. overnight low temperatures tonight, teens north and west. we're looking at mid 20s for philadelphia. the weather authority seven day forecast showing clouds tomorrow. upper 30s. maybe a flurry far north and west tour the pocono mountains. watching that rainfall one to 2-inches before all is said and done for the weekend. temperatures next week upper 40s to low 50 ]
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♪ what a parade it was. look at eagles nation celebrat celebrating mere hours ago. >> a lot of people out there definitely a day to remember. but now they got all get home. bob kelly staying up late with us bob. we got jammos out there. >> we got jammos. jammos since 4:30 this morning actually. but here's where we stand right now. actually everyone is behaving themselves a lot of cleanup underway. spring garden street still blocked here as blocking access to the art museum area. with that cleanup if you're waiting for folks to come home on the schuylkill, westbound over half an hour from belmont all the way out toward conshy from earlier accident. stack up this is the last line of the folks coming over the ben franklin bridge. roll let's roll video big jams have been getting in line for the trains on mass transit. we drove by one of the patco high speed line stations. long line wrapped up down and around the block, but everybody was orderly and everybody knew the drill. let's go video from skyfox. over the scene of 30th street
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station. again, everybody here knew the drill. there were only two stations to go to at the recommend of the day. that's 30th and jefferson. septa is loading them up all aboard the trains and getting everybody home safely this evening. stay there. we got more when we come right back. >> there's so much energy here. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> philly! philly! >> what up, dog, baby! we got us a championship, baby. ♪ ♪ ♪ (phone buzzing) i like these yogurt bites. (phone buzzing) and i like these yogurt bites... ah... ooh!
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to see people that realize this that is going to be a moment they'll remember the rest of their lives and plus their kids are going to remember. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> let me hear you bark a litt little. woof, woof, woof. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> chris long, lane johnson barking like an underdog or hungry dog. that was then, this is now. ben franklin parkway as the sun begins to set over philadelphia after just an incredible in the middle of all of us dave schratwieser and this is going to be a day you'll remember forever. >> reporter: yeah, no doubt about that.
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30 years reporting on television here in philadelphia. easily my best day in the news business here. just an incredible day. you know when this -- when they won on sunday, i was trying to remember -- trying to think of did i want to be on the parkway for that. or did i want to be on broad street. let me tell you something right now there's no place like broad street. 100 feet wide. eagles all over the place. fans all over the place. amazing day. i got to spend some time with folks like the ramirez familiarly from northeast philadelphia. they got up at 3:30 in the morning. they came here at 4:30 they got front row seat in front of the kimmel center much three generation of the ramirez family out here today. they enjoyed every second of it. i got to meet big bill who tells me he waited 50 years to see this. he was disappointed many times. he thinks about it every day and he said, you know, what, let me tell you something, dave, it happened and i'm happy. you can beat a live look that. just an amazing day. i wanted to something real quick
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if i can before i get off the air here tonight. there's about 150 police officers right here. there's also another news station's truck going three. let me say something about they did today. they were incredible. they were amazing they really did a great job protecting everybody. protecting the eagles, keeping the parade moving and just a phenomenal job bite philadelphia police department, the state police everybody involved law enforcement wise. thank to you them. it was a great day for philadelphia. some say an epic day historic day. i'm just going to leave you by saying it was simply amazing. back to you. >> all right. certainly was. it was a well-rupp parade, dave, you're right by the police and everybody and they put on party philly notice how to throw par party. probably the biggest party they ever flu was today. >> the after party is on. >> that's right. all night long and tomorrow too. whose going to work tomorrow. nobody. >> well, we will. >> but -- i'm not. >> i'm not either. tomorrow is my day off. there we go.
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>> dawn has been out along the parade route. what are you up. >> it was an amazing day. i've never seen so many people in my whole life. the last of the fans are boarding buses right now. but i have to tell you this was a family... >> we're a philly family. we're here for the phillies parade when they won the world series and we had to come today to make history again. >> all 30 of them from levitto levittown, bucks county. >> we have seven girls one boy on one side. four boys on another side. vinnie and joanne girl boy on the other side. about 15 of us. marriages and kids and everything. a lot of people. >> a lot of people indeed. especially when you add in friends and their children. challenge how to get everyone to the parade of champions to celebrate the eagles success. >> confession out how to get down here. so we were like, do we rent cars, do we drive? not taking a train we rent add tour bus.
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>> yeah. a bus which seemed to be a popular idea today. and couldn't have worked out better. >> so when your sift said she was getting a bus washington did you say? >> awesome. we need more. let's get two. go eagles. >> started the day off with sticky buns and bud light. we're doing all right. >> hoagies in our purchases. screaming the whole ride i don't think i'll have a voice by the end of the day. >> reporter: young and old being able to be in philadelphia with their favorite football team is the day this family will never ever forget. >> fly eagles fly on the road to victory ♪ >> amazing. it's awesome. the kids had off from school. it was a nice opportunity for us to all spend time together. very fun. >> family is everything to us. >> eaglee-a-g-l-e-s, eagles! >> reporter: definitely a day that families are going be talking about for days even years to come. iain and lucy it was everything the city expected and had waited
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for for so long. just up believable. >> absolutely. really was. >> not just the fans. the players, too. carson wentz say it was epic in all caps. >> all caps. >> that was epic right there. they rent add bus. okay. to come on down and get their party on. >> right. that was awesome. dave kinchen life outside jefferson station in center city. dave, what's going on there? >> i guess we can't hear dave. any way, i don't know if he had fans. earlier he had a lot of fans with him there. they were crazy. >> did he. sips we're waiting to get kinchen back here, let's just go back 19 months ago. 19 months ago there was guy name nick foles that was in the sierra nevada range fly fishing and he had basically quit. he was retiring. he was done. so he had no cell phone service right he gets out of the sierra nevada range all of a sudden his cell pope service pops back. andy reid had teched him and said i think you got game left in you. you want to join me.
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he was on the bench the whole time and then all this happened. >> that's what happens in sports sometimes. amazing. great stories like that. jason kelce has got story. stay with as we continue with more coverage right after this. ♪ ]
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parade of champions. city of champions. what a day. >> yeah. let's get out to dave kinchen at jefferson station. dave, what's going on there? >> reporter: well a lot of people getting home and fortunately septa is returning to normal service by 7:00 for the market frankford line and the broad street line let's go to video right now. a lot of people making their way home but slowly very slowly because of long lines all across the transit system. but you know what, people don't really mind. they're chanting the eagles slogan, the fight chant. and they're having a good time. really has maybe an after party as they're waiting to get home as well but it's difficult for some people. we talk to one woman about her journey home. >> it's very hard right now. the first stop is 13 street i'm getting on the el going to frankford terminal. i have to walk to the next
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station which is eighth street. if that's crowded i have to wait to go to second street and then after that i just have to wait. >> reporter: we saw massive line going through center city which we think it was was the patco line going several blocks. so take your time and be safe. back to you. >> dave you got these fans jumping around you. they don't seem to be worry it's taking a long time for them to get home. >> they don't care. >> we lost him. >> speaking, he got swallowed up bite crowd what just happened just now. >> something like that. >> tell was. bob kelly, a lot of folks trying to get home. >> trying to get home and i think septa patco everybody doing a great job. mass transit definitely had their hands full today. look the crowd is gone. no longer a jammo on the bennie. everybody that walked over the bridge we were stacked and packed from mid span on into south jersey. made it into the parking lot. so that's good news for folks that are walking home into new jersey. however, now, an accident this eastbound on the schuylkill right at 26th street.
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anybody heading into south philly or for the walt wait money bridge you'll find delays there. the schuylkill expressway out of town about half an hour from belmont out toward conshy. we had earlier accident out near the king of prussia mall interchange. and we're stacked up leaving town on the vine expressway bumper to bumper here from pretty much broad street over through the schuylkill expressway. septa says they'll return all service to normal in about an hour. 7:00 o'clock we'll go back to normal on both the market frankford and broad street sub wayne and we'll be ready for a normal rush hour. if you're ready tomorrow morni morning. >> yeah. if people decide to go to work tomorrow i guess. >> yeah. we'll see what happens. live look at the ben franklin parkway right now. you know the night that they won the super bowl nick foles when he finally got back to his locker carson wentz went up to him and like grabbed him and says, i told you. i knew it. and there you go. you know super bowl lii in the bag.
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vince lombardi trophy on the shelf. it will be fantastic to look at that. it was fantastic to see it today on the parade route with doug pederson holding it up. carson wentz handing it off to nick foles. they've been waiting so long for that trophy to come to the see. >> alshon jeffery guaranteed it op saturday. we'll bring that trophy back. >> fans felt the same way as well. they said used to be like you wouldn't want to jinx it and don't talk about this but they were like, hey, man we'll see you at the parade. it will be 34-24 eagles we'll win this thing. that whole thing turned around and aggressive play calling of doug pederson embodied that team and the city -- >> incredibly gutsy. >> they brought it home. >> they d the whole destiny versus dynasty thing. doug pederson going toe to toe with belichick. guess who would and that one. >> he out coached bell belichick. that's what you want to do as a player, as an athlete you want
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to beat the best at their best. they did that. it wasn't like they lost. the eagles won it that will do it for us here at 5:00. don't go anywhere. more live team coverage of the par raised champions begins right now on fox 29 news at 6:00. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> the super bowl lii champion philadelphia eagles! ♪ ♪ ♪ >> e-a-g-l-e-s, eagles! ♪ ♪ ♪ >> live from center city in philadelphia this is fox 29 news at 6:00. all right. look at the eagles nation celebration. just hours ago. this was certainly a day for this city to remember.
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>> all right. so i'm sure that you felt it in the air, right? the excitement. the energy. eagles nation coming from near and far to celebrate the champion. heard about people flying across the country to get here. >> incredible stuff. incredible stuff people coming from all over. eagles fans are all over. let's kick thing off at 6:00 with live team coverage and start you off with our chris o'connell. chris? >> reporter: we're taking a big breath here after a very long day and iain, i can tell you i've never felt so much love from so many people. i've never felt so much city pride than i did here on the ben franklin parkway today. most of the parade goers have now come and gone after a very long day. take a look at some of the festivities from earlier today. it all started the day long party very early. when i say started early, we're talking like 4:00 a.m. when some people started showing


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