Delaware Mall Goes Dark During Black Friday Shopping - Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Delaware Mall Goes Dark During Black Friday Shopping

Posted: Updated:
NEWARK, Del. -

At the Christiana Mall, turkey couldn't keep these bargain-hunters asleep for very long.

Dawn Rogers, of Ocean City, Md., got up at the crack of dawn for tax-free clothing and Black Friday madness.

Asked if she came out at 6 a.m. just for the sweater she was carrying, she said, "I did. I did just to have fun, really."

Fun was also the reason Chase Wall and his mom wanted to wait in line at the Apple Store.

Wall, of Middletown, Del., said they were there "just to see if they have deals," not for anything specific.

It was steep discounts at JCPenny's that made Leslie Iannicelli sprint to the stores.

"They had a lot of jewelry on sale, like $1.97," she said.

Some shoppers were left in the dark during a 45-minute partial power outage.

"It was OK," Rogers said of the incident. "You know what? We have to take everything in stride. If you're going to come out on Black Friday, you gotta be aware that things are going to happen."

Mall staff said it's hard to estimate just how many people were there handing over their credit cards. And while it has been crowded, shoppers said it has been pretty tame.

"I think it's been great. I'm surprised that it wasn't really too bad at all," Iannicelli said.

But over at Kohl's in Newark, what a different story.

"It's really picking up. But I was out earlier at 5:45 a.m. It was very light," said Cynthia Bray, of Delaware.

She believes people went home and crashed from all the Thanksgiving Day door-busters.

"Probably they were tired from being in the sales last night since they started on Thanksgiving Day," Bray said.

It's a dash for discounts that never seems to go out of style, FOX 29's Leigh Scheps reported.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Pregnant Woman Killed In Frankford Shooting; Newborn In Critical Condition

    Pregnant Woman Killed In Frankford Shooting; Newborn In Critical Condition

    Sunday, September 14 2014 7:13 PM EDT2014-09-14 23:13:36 GMT
    A shooting in Frankford has left a pregnant woman dead and her baby in critical condition. Police say the victim was sitting outside her home and was hit by a bullet, which was fired a block and a half away.
    A shooting in Frankford has left a pregnant woman dead and her baby in critical condition. Police say the victim was sitting outside her home and was hit by a bullet, which was fired a block and a half away.
  • Fall Feel

    Sunday, September 14 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-09-14 21:29:42 GMT

    Sunny and mild Monday with a chance of rain by Tuesday morning.

    We are looking at a pleasant but cool stretch of weather ahead.  Temperatures will be running roughly 5-7 degrees below normal giving us cool mornings (50's and 40's) and mild afternoons (low 70's) through the week. The next chance of rain is Tuesday morning.

    Monday (75/54) Sun/Clouds

    Tuesday (75/56) A.M. Showers

  • Power Restored At Six Flags Great Adventure After Transformer Explosion

    Power Restored At Six Flags Great Adventure After Transformer Explosion

    Sunday, September 14 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-09-14 21:11:23 GMT
    Photo Courtesy: Neal Merchant @nealtronicsPhoto Courtesy: Neal Merchant @nealtronics
    A power outage at a New Jersey amusement park left some thrill-seekers stuck on Sunday.
    A power outage at a New Jersey amusement park left some thrill-seekers stuck on Sunday.
Powered by WorldNow

KDFW FOX 4
400 N. Griffin Street
Dallas, Texas 75202

Main Station Directory:
(214) 720-4444
News Fax:
(214) 720-3263 or (214) 720-3333

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices