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remember, cry first, then talk. (babbling) -- captions by vitac -- good evening and happy thanksgiving. i'm gasia mikaelian, this bay area news at 7:00. instead of waiting until black friday, many bay area shoppers are getting an early start on gray thursday. at the top 7:00, standing live in emeryville, several big box stores are open right now. >> reporter: best buy is one of them. they've been open for almost one
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hour now. there is still a line outside the building. they're estimating some 4 or 500 people were in line when they opened at 6 p.m. and that line wrapped all the way around to the back of the building. the manager tells me they are let nothing groups of self dozen -- letting in groups of self dozen at a time. hundreds of shoppers were working quickly. one of the most popular was a 55 inch lg tv. >> we just want to thank god that we're able to get this tv because it's a blessing to be able to have the finances to take care of this. >> reporter: and cross the street, target opens an hour from now at 8 p.m. one man tells us he got to target around 8:00. he wanted the 50 inch tv.
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>> for $229, 50-inches of tv, any nab fan, soccer -- nba fan, cricket, baseball. >> i spoke to the general manager, so far the chrome book, the lg television, the 39 inch television. they may not have all been paid for, but they are all spoken for. those were some of the top items in emeryville. a lot of people hoping to snap up the big deals. some shoppers say a computer glitch forced them to wait about an hour-and-a-half for their favorite stop to open at kmart. a shopper had been waiting for a long time but a technical glitch caused problems before opening. >> things happy. we're dependent on the computer
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system. it is what it is. >> shoppers said managers told them discounts would be offered through tomorrow to make up for the delay today. to san jose where police shot and killed a man after a rampage they say included a stabbing, car jacking and a police pursuit. police say it started with the stabbing on lewis avenue that left three people hurt after 10:30 this morning. the suspect car jacked a man and led police on a pursuit heading the wrong way on interstate 680 then veering into a neighborhood. >> this guy was coming towards us like swaying crazy like 70 miles per hour. it's like, what is this guy doing. >> you can see here from news chopper 2 the chase ended on kirk glen drive. the suspect tried to ram the vehicle. the name has not been released. two separate shootings happened around 2:00 in the
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morning in berkeley way. one man was shot with a group of people in front of his home. some know in a car fired at the crowd from the vehicle. he is expected to survive. two hours later a man and a woman were sitting on the porch on state street. they were fired on by someone in a car. neither victim suffered life threatening injuries. four young men have a lot to be thankful after their car care careened down an embankment on ohio highway 92. four men in there 20s were in the car when it krnd krnd off the careened off the curve. they had to drop a cable 150 feet from the hovering craft into a wooded area.
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>> there were some obstacles that concerned us and that's why we had to make a few approaches to get into a safe position. >> you're kind of hanging out like that. >> ryan pulled the three survivors into the helicopter. >> i'm not a medical professional but they looked like they went for a ride, that's for sure and definitely looked relieved to be in the aircraft. >> according to chp, there was nothing standard about it. >> when you hear the vehicle went down the embankment, you hear maybe there's some fatalities. art monteil says not only did all four men survive the accident they didn't even break any bones. a combination of factors likely helped. speed and alcohol were probably not the cause of the accident. all four men were wearing seat belts and the thick brush on the embankment might have prevented the car from rolling all the way down.
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in redwood city, patty lee, channel 2 news. this is maxxum enforcement time -- maximum highway patrol time. the number for dui arrests aren't in yet, but last holiday, they made 800 such arrests. the officer said he wants to find the impaired drivers before they hurt or kill anyone. >> minor traffic infractions. it could be weaving, following too close, speed, stop sign, red light. officers are looking into weather alcohol played a part you up in santa rosa. the driver took off when police tried to make a stop then the car crashed and caught fire. almost a month after a horrible attack on an ac transit bus, 16-year-old sasha fleishman is speaking out. this morning he met with
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reporters after returning home yesterday. the teen's recovery is going. >> reporter: sasha fleishman hadn't been home since november 4th, that was the day the teen's life changed. >>y i looked down and my skirt is on fire. i freak out because i'm on fire. >> as can you tell, sasha has a sense of humor about the horrifying incident. sasha was on an ac transit bus when someone set the a gender teen's skirt on fire. sasha attempted to put out the flames but that made it worse. my second reaction, which is probably what saved my life is i went back to my kindergarten class and stop, drop, and roll, so i drop on the floor and just start rolling around and some other passengers started stomping on the flames. they gave me a zenograph. >> he spent the last 24 days in
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a burn unit. the 16-year-old boy who admitted to sitting him on fire is richard thomas. he remains in jail. >> you should really know better than to light someone's clothing on fire. i think you should be able to realize that that's not just a funny prank. >> thomas is currently facing felony charges in adult court, but his attorney made a motion to have the case moved to juvenile court. the family is very forgiving agrees with that move. >> i don't want to be too harsh just because people do dumb things, you know, especially when they're teenagers. >> joel is with an east bay group that educates schoolkids about gender variation. >> to me, the lesson is we have a long way in society to make room for people to be
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themselves. sasha plans to return to school next week. channel 2 news, john sasaka. pg&e showed off a few vehicles today. they say it will revolutionize the way they respond to electric outages. 75 kilowatts of power, enough for a subdivision at a time. >> we'll be able to provide them into a transformer and provide more reliable electric service and shorter duration of outages. >> pg&e says it's the first utility in the country to use the technology. >> hundreds of volunteers all around the bay area put off their own thanksgiving dinners to help feed the less fortune. david stevenson was at glide memorial church. he came to eat and serve. >> at san francisco's glide
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memorial church choir raised their voices in thanks. >> i just got a turkey, it's pretty awesome. >> 500 volunteers in the basement got down to work of feeding hundreds of people. >> we're serving 5,000 meals today, but i think the demand is getting higher. >> i have a lot of friends and family that maybe aren't in good position as i am so i just want to give back a little bit. >> for many guests it's a tradition that unites traditions to brick bread. >> i come every year. it's a tradition for me. i'm from san francisco and my family's gone now, so this is family. >> family that included the cast of corgi and bess. >> the actors used their days off. >> we really wanted to do something, as far as serving and giving because we're not with our family and we want to kind
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of help out. >> turkey goes at the end right there, salad on this side. >> glide volunteers prepared 1,500 dinners to go to keep the hungry fed tonight after this kitchen closes. in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. ktvu is kicking off our annual warm coat tomorrow. you can drop off a coat at several bay area locations. you'll find a list of drop off spots at ktvu.com and a number of colleagues well be on hand to greet and thank you for your donation. wouldn't believe thanksgiving without macy's thanksgiving day parade. hear what almost grounded the parade's iconic balloons. and it was dubbed the comit of the century, but hear what they think happened to the vanished comet. >> temperatures in the upper 50s, low 70s. will that translate into your bay area friday, saturday, and sunday? we'll let you know.
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. . the weather participated for the most part and those guyability balloons did fly -- giant balloons did fly. it really didn't seem to dampen any spirits on the ground due to being flown at half the height. >> it's amazing. it's really cool to see new york city come together and just -- i don't know. it's sort of like -- i feel like we're all together as a family. >> this was the 87th macy's day thanksgiving day parade. >> u.s. traps celebrated thanksgiving with -- troops
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celebrated with a thanksgiving dinner in cab you'll -- kabul had a chance to celebrate with their troops. many will be going home soon. president obama expressed gralt tude gratitude for the men and women. >> we give thanks who spend their thanksgiving volunteering at a kitchen or joining a service project or bringing food and cheer to a lonely neighbor. that big hearted generosity is the central part of our american character. >> several were angry the president didn't mention god in his remarks. >> it is because of the bravery of our troops and their willingness hard ships that were a able to be at home this holiday season. >> south carolina a lindsey
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graham delivered the republican address focusing on the grad tude for the military -- gratitude for the military and he did mention god. >> many people spent thanksgiving day outdoors. as mike reports on this day, we found several people who said they are thankful for this country, health, and more than anything, family. >> a sprinkle of sunshine dripped through the trees providing a reflection on a day many do just that. >> we are just thankful and we're just talking about that for family and health to be able to walk through these beautiful woods. >> home to giants, to creeks, and a magnet for beauty. >> it's so great to see so many people sharing that view and coming to see it. >> it is a beautiful spot to spend your thanksgiving, but if we take you outside of the woods, you get that sense that a lot of people are grateful for no matter where they are or
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where they're headed. >> the stadium, san francisco, the turkey bowl, classic nearly central-old tradition. >> we won in '96 and lost in 97. >> zach once played in this game and today with his mother-in-law, he watched another generation throw on the pads. both say they're thankful for the moment and so much more. >> i'm thankful for the fact we live in a great country that has so much for so many when so many people don't have that much. >> i'm just thankful to be able to spend thanksgiving weekend with my kids. >> reporter: and across the bay we found a father and son watching a train on board. >> i'm on the way to see my family in stockton. >> gregory joan who is came to oakland for college and never left. >> i'm thankful for being here as many years as i've been here. >> taking gregory, we met a conductor named eileen.
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>> i'm thankful for my mother, i have a partner that is healthy and a job. >> so many thanks, the train, the football field, the woods. the center piece for a special memory on this thanksgiving day. mike miback, channel 2 news. in a rare coincidence this year, thanksgiving day overlaps hanukkah. in jerusalem, the rabbi lit the first candle on the me 94 a -- minora. the celebration has more than a few food celebrations. >> hanukkah is fun, you can eat good meals, and eat a lot of stuff and it's fun because you could play. >> this is the first time the two holidays have over happened
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since 1888. we're told it will not happen again for another 70,000 years. >> it appears comis ison flew too close to the sun with hopes it's mile long tail would ark along the night sky for weeks. european astronomers lost sight of it today. it's believed it broke apart. air quality officials is a spare the air day. cool wind is predicted making burning wind harmful for those with breathing problems. manufactured fire logs or other -- and as well, unless it is your only source of heat. first time violators have a wood smoke awareness class or paying a $100 fine. subsequent violate ors will result in higher fines. out there today,
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temperatures got into the upper 50s. we had some 70s, too. santa rosa, a warm thanksgiving day. this is not what you expect in november. we're looking at temperatures that are going to be above average. there's all the cloud cover filtering into the area. you see the green in southern california. light showers. for us that system just went offshore in south and then in. it's starting to move in actually and a as it does, it will move across the country and start to clear out even more. we're looking for mostly sunny to partly sunny tomorrow with temperatures slightly cooler than today. mid-60s. overnight lows will be in the 30s and 40s, mostly upper 30s and low 40s. 53 in concord, 55 in livermore. overnight low, 42 in fairfield and 43 in antioch. it will be chilly but we've had colder nights. tonight we're looking at partly cloudy. there might be a little bit of patchy fog out there. you should look at the skyline in oakland as a tribune
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building. beautiful night out there even though there's some cloud cover. mild to warm tomorrow and in the bay area weekend, saturday, sunday goes into kind of a continued dry pattern and it will be dry nice. forecast highs are greens and 60s. with the cloud cover, the microclimates kind of wash out. we have 60s, greens at the coast and 60s in sacramento. we're going to see any variation between low to mid-to-upper 60s. the computer shows tomorrow morning, the fog going -- no fog at the coast and clear skies. tomorrow afternoon, clear skies overhead. fog comes back into the coast. saturday morning, patchy fog at the coast. it looks good so far. saturday afternoon, clear. you're still in the 60s. your forecast for the bay area weekend. as we get going into the forecast i'm going to show you a chance for some showers that show up late on tuesday, increasing clouds and wednesday it looks like we have a chance
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for some rain. in the meantime, look what have you going here. friday, saturday, outstanding weather. there's your five-day forecast with your bay area in view, tonight at 10:00 on 2. tis the season for gift cards. shoppers are expected to buy those card this is year and how to avoid the fees. if you're on the go or away from your tv, can you still watch live on your computer, smart phone or tablet. go the app or go to ktvu.com.
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thousands laced up this morning and started with a run in the south bay. >> and they are off. this year's turkey trot had the largest turn out, nearly 25,000 people were there. we talked with one runner who said it's a fun family tradition. >> it's fun to see all the families with their kids come out and just -- you know, it doesn't feel competitive, it's just fun. it's a community atmosphere. in its nine years raised three and a half million dollars for local food banks. >> organizers of the international auto show in san francisco say the industry is on an upswing. it's the 56th year for the event
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including 38 manufacturers showing off their 2014 and even 2015 models. customers are looking for economy, safety and environmental responsibility. concept cars are also on display giving people a peak at a possible future. the international auto show runs through sunday. >> we have four weeks to go before christmas. there should be plenty of time to select the right gift for a family member or friend. if you can't come up with a good idea, gift cards are an increasingly popular idea. spending afternoon average of $163 on gift card this is year. some come with a catch. gift cards from credit companies such as master card can include a fee and visa if the card isn't used in a year. cards usually don't have a fee because shoppers tend to spend more than a value of their card when they spend them. thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. we have the latest tonight on an
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officer-involved shooting in san jose. we'll have the very latest at 10:00. we're always here at ktvu.com. tmz is up next right here on tv 36.
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>> today on "tmz" -- >> happy thanksgiving, everybody! >> yeah! [applause] so here's the drill today, here's the drill. i'm going to give you a challenge. you are going to eat thanksgiving day baby food down to the bottom. and when you do, then what you can do is look at the clue and if you can guess the celebrity, you will win a prize. >> and they're all hot. >> it looks like we could look at the clue without eating it, am i right? [laughter] >> and go!

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