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>>. good morning, i'm katie marzullo in pleasant hill where a police chase ended in a in gunfire at an elementary school. >> also an oakland family returns to find their home engulfed in flames. >> kristen: bart says the poops must go and they are willing to spend big bucks to make it happen. >> sue hall. it's friday and friday light so far. bay bridge toll plaza lights remain off. we'll give you an update in a couple minutes. >> i'm mike nicco. starting out with clouds in the same area as we did yesterday. mainly the bay and north bay and out to the coast.
as far as our temperatures today they are going to be coolest at the coast and cooler than yesterday. also some 70 around the bay and 80s in the east bay valleys. >> kristen: young kids, saying poop. >> you got say it. >> kristen: good morning. 5:00, i'm kristen sze. >> eric: topping news. classes will go on schedule despite a frightening incident. >> a chase begin in vallejo ended in gunfire at fair oaks elementary. katie marzullo is live at the school to explain. >> reporter: when parents and students arrived. school is scheduled as normal. this is what they are going to find on their campus at the end of this road. this is the damage that is left behind and somewhere on the building behind that, a bullet hole. of course, this is where the
story ends at fair oaks elementary school in pleasant hill and ended before 8:30 last night. vallejo police pursued two suspects to this location but it started in vallejo around 7:45. the driver did not stop and reached speeds of 80 miles an hour on highway 680 and then coming to a crashing stop right here and then gunfire. >> at when point the driver got out of car, made a gesture and fired one shot. they were taken into custody without further incident. >> reporter: just to be clear it was a police officer who fired his weapon but nobody was hit. nobody was hurt. the driver and passenger were arrested on the scene. the sergeant on the scene tells us they have recovered evidence that supports the original stop and the arrest. that evidence might be drugs that were reportedly seen being
thrown from the car as police pursued it. no weapons have been recovered. there have been seven involved police shootings. five have been fatal. >> kristen: new this morning, contra costa authorities are investigating a suspicious fire next to a strip mall in antioch. it started shortly before midnight when some trees caught fire at a mall on "l" and sycamore streets. fire investigators say flames hit both sides of the building. there was another small fire down the street overnight. there were no injuries. parts of the strip mall will open later this morning. >> eric: kenyon youngstrom has been laid to rest at sacramento valley national cemetery in dickson. it followed an emotional final goodbye in vacaville.
[ bag pipes playing ] >> eric: nearly 4,000 mourners including governor jerry brown and attorney general pamela harris paid their respects during the funeral for the officer that was killed last week in the line of duty. one of the most moving moments came from the 37-year-old chp officer's partner. he was on patrol with youngstrom when he was shot during a traffic stop in alamo. he killed the gunman before giving aid to his partner. >> i know he can hear me. i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for always being there for me. i look forward to seeing you again brother. >> eric: if you would like to help the family you can go to any bay area branch of wells fargo or mechanics bank and ask
to contributed to the kenyon yuck strom's memorial fund. the 7-eleven store clerk memorial will be gathering outside the store where 67-year-old where he was shot to death during a robbery early saturday morning. police have not made any arrests but they have surveillance photos three of suspects. take a close look right now. 7-eleven is offering a $10,000 reward in the case. >> eric: search for an armed robber following a standoff. it started at a home. witnesses say they saw a man with a gun break into the house. you see the tactical team surrounding it. the s.w.a.t. team entered the home looking for the burglar but there was no one inside. >> we will move forward based on the information that was
provided by the witnesses. at this time we are not releasing what this individual looks like. we are going to have the investigation move forward. we do want to find this person. >> sky7hd shows you how the siege impacted the neighborhood. they are not releasing a description because it could jeopardize their investigation. >> kristen: another setback for ross mirkarimi. they have denied a request by mirkarimi's lawyers to delay the board of supervisors decision on his future. they want to wait until after the elections. his lawyers contend that some supervisors will feel political pressure to fire him so they can get re-elected. they said mirkarimi's petition is based on pure speculation so they denied it. >> eric: homeless families in san francisco will soon be getting some aid to help them stay in stable housing and keep parents from having to place children in foster care.
the city of san francisco will receive $5 million over the next five years in federal and foundation grants. it will fund counseling, services and employment, mental health as well as other challenges those families face. >> kristen: firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a fire that badly damaged a home in the oakland hills. we were overhead soon after the blaze broke out yesterday evening. it happened to a house and with smoke billowing out. the home belongs to a u.c. berkeley professor that was on his way home when the fire broke out. >> my kids or safe. all five animals are safe. nothing else matters frankly. >> kristen: firefighters say the fire may have smoldered for hours in the in the basement. the rest of the house suffered major smoke and water damage. >> eric: bart is going to spend a million dollars to that tackle
the problem of pigeon poop and rats. they are similar to these to prevent pigeons from perching above passengers and pedestrians. some of the money will be used to kill a growing rat population at some stations. station agents have raised concerns about the rodent problem for some time. i think that the first time i said that word on tv. it's been 30 years. i don't know about the luster but it's been long. time to look at the forecast. >> nothing stinky about that, mike. >> there she goes. you are looking at southwest wind in fairfield. a little stronger sea breeze and that is why temperatures may be cooler in a few areas in the east bay valleys are going to be pretty warm this afternoon.
they are a little more uniform. so we should see sunshine rather rapidly. notice this trough developing and another bulging piece of energy that is coming down and that is why we'll see the cooling trend as we head into a to the weekend. temperatures are still in the 50s. clouds will be back by noon. warm 80s and warmest temperatures around the bay, low 70s for the lunchtime. at the coast. 50s and top out around the 60. very comfortable everywhere this evening except the coast. you will need to keep that jacket handy as we head into the evening hours, especially after the sun set is going to get cool rather rapidly. tomorrow a lot like today and then you can see the cooling trend to start move through our neighborhood. temperatures are about four to six degrees cooler by the time we get to monday.
that is the forecast for now. take a look at next seven days. a few accidents. >> a serious accident in the oakland area. good morning. we go to northbound 880 just after hyde street? >> two right lanes blocked with an accident and traffic is beginning to back up toward the oakland coliseum. also road work north and southbound 101 on southern marin county beginning on the sir francis drake off-ramp and continuing up the waldo grade. they do have the golden gate bridge, that should be picked up in about 20 minutes or so with both directions affected on the north side of the span with construction work there. westbound summersville, on-ramp is closed and all lanes are blocked with construction and they are deterring eastbound highway 4 at leverage. live look.
280 is very light. so far, friday light and we like it that way. >> kristen: thanks a lot. >> eric: you are cleared for another round of airline ticket increases. they are taking off this morning. money report is next. >> kristen: pre-orders for the iphone are already underway. apple fanatics are upset for one major change. >> and major expansion at the hantavirus in yosemite. hantavirus in yosemite. anybody that spent the i'm a professional stylist
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good morning, topping america's money, wall street will look to build on their gains after the fed launched a stimulus plan. ben bernanke says $40 billion per month will try to bring unemployment down. a new survey says paychecks is main job stressor. with americans booking holiday travel. airfares are taking off raising prices about ten dollars a round trip on hundreds of routes. other major airlines following suit. u.s.a. today is turning 30. it's getting a new logo and more photos and graphics starting today and website and apps is getting an overhaul.
happy birthday. that is america's money. have a great day. >> kristen: it's 5:15. officials at yosemite are expanding their outreach efforts following another case of rare hantavirus. nine people have come down with the virus. three have died. most of them stayed at cabins at curry village. one caught it at a high sierra campground. they taking steps to notify people that anyone that has spent the night at yosemite. that is 230,000 people. hantavirus is most commonly spread through rodent droppings. >> eric: new york city is cracking down on super size the sodas. the ban will take effect in about six months and prohibit restaurants, mobile food carts and concession stands to sell them larger than 16 ounces.
they say it will help address the obesity problem. critics called government run wild. >> the drought of 2012 could go down in history. they reported this week that 57.2% of the contiguous u.s. is considered moderately to extremely dry. that number has only been topped twice, during the dust bowl and drought in the 50s. we are not out of the woods yet. drought conditions should linger or intensify over most of the nation in the months ahead. >> eric: iphone fans wanted to get their hands on iphone 5. pre-orders begin at midnight. people that go to wall mart can get a $10 discount. it's introduced this week is expected to be a big hit but it comes with a hidden cost for consumers. power power cords will not work
for older models. it's been replaced with a tiny one called lightning. you need an adapter. $30. the changes for the iphone five they have accessory makers scrambling. >> that consumers may not think about. it means people like us, we start over from scratch. it's brand-new tooling. it's new mold and complete new packaging and massive effort to support what customers want. >> customers who buy one will spend $5000 to $100 on accessories and accessory suppliers make $2 million a year for apple devices. progress. >> wall street likes the iphone 5. apple stock has gone up 25 points, more than 13 points
yesterday alone. it ended trading at $682 a share near the all time high. >> kristen: you read a lot of complaints that have to pay more but the new connector is better. >> eric: there is always that. it's the price of progress. >> kristen: it progresses to cooler temperatures. >> ever so slowly but we'll get there especially next week. look what is going on. low clouds hanging around. hard to see the very top of the bay bridge as we are looking from the southeast. from vallejo street. flight arrival delays into the sfo but not oakland or san jose. live doppler 7 hd. pretty quiet unless you are driving through the low hanging clouds. talk about temperatures, antioch 65 is the warm spot. everybody else in the mid to upper 50s.
monterey bay, cloud cover and temperatures in the mid to upper 50s. here is what is going to happen today. you can see how quickly the clouds will pull back to the coast by about 10:00 or 11:00. we'll have a one finger of fog rolling through the golden gate and keeping the east bay shoreline a little cooler. we'll see sunshine develop at the coast but probably not quite as much as yesterday. 70s creeping in around sunnyvale. everybody else in the low to mid-70s. cupertino, 81 degrees. low to mid-70s around the peninsula and millbrae, 69. the breeze will originate around pacifica, 59 degrees and 63 for half moon bay. mid to upper 60s downtown san francisco and sausalito. upper 70s to 80s in north bay valleys. low to mid-60s at your beaches. there is the breeze and
everybody else around 70s. the breeze won't make it into the east bay valleys. that is why the temperatures in the 80s low 90s there. low to mid 70s watsonville and santa cruz. the boys are back. a's, what a road trip. taking on the orioles. fireworks friday. 52 --62 degrees dropping down to 57. it will be a little chilly you may want to take a blanket and even a coat. cloud cover, north bay, the bay itself out to the coast and temperatures in the 50s. let's take a look at accu-weather seven-day forecast, you can see tomorrow a lot like today. cooling will start to move inland sunday and temperatures will drop probably about 6-10 degrees by the time we get to next week. good morning everyone.
live look at macarthur maze, 80 westbound, 580 flowing nicely and here is what you will find. no traffic, no metering lights and smooth sailing on the upper deck. we'll keep it friday light. problem spot, just after hyde street. two left lanes are blocked right there. you can see by the sensors you will find slow traffic beyond the oakland coliseum. elsewhere, slow traffic, pretty good traffic if you are coming out of the central valley, tracy up and over the altamont into the dublin and pleasanton area, still 15 minutes. we have some travel times. 580 through marin county, you will find bit slow, 580 and there is your drive on 80 as well. >> eric: thank you very much. it's 5:21.
katie's premiere, a preview what is ahead at 3:00 right here. >> hi, everyone. it's been an amazing week. i hope you have been enjoying the show so far. today will be a lot of fun, jennifer lopez is here for the entire hour and opens up about her divorce, motherhood, insecurities and meet her new boyfriend. i have a special surprise for her and involves someone. tune in and i'll see you later. >> eric: you can hear jennifer dish on life after divorce. monica lewinsky is apparently shopping around at new project. the head of a scandal back in 1998 may finally be telling her side of the story. she has been making the rounds with major publishers.
her representative had no comment. bay area native carlos santana has signed a book deal of his own. he is ready to tell the story of his life and career. he sold more than a hundred million records, one 15 grammy awards and was inducted into the hall of fame. his book doesn't have a title yet but is expected to be sto in stores in 2014. >> eric: giants magic number is down to 12. >> a's went for a franchise record on the road. what happened, sports is next. >> and check this out. the story behind this world have a great day.
>>. >> eric: it's 5:26. we are getting information of a moderate earthquake that hit the northern part of the state in humboldt county, 20 miles south of eureka, magnitude 4.5. there has been at least one aftershock but at this point, no word on any injuries or any major damage. moderate earthquake, 4.5 earthquake 20 miles south of eureka. >> the oakland mayor will be at the game wrapping up the sports team week as they try to persuade pro teams not to move. a's hit broke 12 game snap. weaver shut down the offense
made nine scoreless innings. a's are three and a half games up for one of two spots in the wildcard with 19 games back. they own a series against the baltimore orioles. tonight. matt cain starts for the giants as they open up in arizona following the day off. last night the los angeles dodgers continued their recent struggles losing at home to the st. louis cardinals. with the loss the giants magic number shrunk to 12. they now lead the dodgers by 7 1/2 games with 19 to go. >> eric: something that did make the record books. the world's tallest dog. he is tall as kitchen counter of them recognized this great dane as the world's tallest dog. he stands 44 inches dog. standing on his hind legs he is
seven feet tall. he weighs 155 pounds and eats a 30 pound bag of dog food every two weeks. north koreans had to trade in their minivan and bought a truck. that a big dog. >> kristen: it's been a busy morning for firefighters in the east bay. live at the scene of a fire that came close to burning a business. why investigators are calling the blaze very suspicious. >> eric: plus, a fallen hero. a touching tribute to highway patrol officer kenyon youngstrom. >> big changes in the way leaders will deal with protests. >> a look at high temperatures. mid 50s. up to san francisco, low to mid 70s around the bayshore and 80
necessary a's in the north and south bay. 90s in the inland valleys. rest of the country, 70s and 80s. warmest weather will be southern california, phoenix and 90s and triple-digits. all major airports are running on time. chicago, st. louis and dallas and houston delays could develop there. low clouds here, when they let us know. check out our
...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>. good morning, i'm amy hollyfield live in antioch where there were a few firings overnight and firefighters don't think it's a coincidence. they suspicious. i'll tell you more coming up. >> kristen: what is happening right now, mideast are bracing
for more anti-american protests and outrage spreads over a film. some muslim leaders are coming to the u.s.'s defense. >> and police gear up for morals and more protests on one-year anniversary of the occupy wall street movement. >> good morning, i'm sue hall in traffic center. happy friday. we got a live look at walnut creek, 680 headed toward the junction. everything is going well. and update on oakland coming up. i'm mike nicco. clouds are not hanging as low as they were yesterday. they are out there and you may run into a little misted. the drive this morning as we head into the afternoon hours. there will be a slight breeze at the coast. not as many high clouds today so temperatures will be around 70 and 80. inland 80 to low 90s in the east
bay valleys. >> kristen: good friday morning. thanks for starting our day with us. i'm kristen sze. >> eric: i'm eric thomas. a string of suspicious fires. they have arson investigators sifting through clues in antioch this morning. >> kristen: amy hollyfield is live near the scene. >> they were worried when they got here to the 99 cent store because the tree was on fire, it was starting to touch the building and there is a whole strip mall. take a look why they were concerned. look what they saw when they arrived a big fire about to spread over to a strip mall. they ran the second alarm and called for more firefighters. they did get it out. they saved the strip mall without any problems but then they started noticing there was something suspicious going on. >> fire on the northwest side of the building. we did have another additional exterior fire on the southeast
side of the building and hour before that there was fire down the street on sycamore. we do have an investigator there. >> reporter: the shopping center is at sycamore drive and "l" street. it's called sycamore square. again, they did save the mall. the building looks fine and businesses do plan to open today but investigators want to figure out who is doing this. they want to put a stop to this before they strike again. amy hollyfield, "abc 7 news". >> kristen: california highway patrolman was laid to rest, kenyon youngstrom following an emotional funeral in vacaville. nearly 34,000 mourners including jerry brown paid their respects during the two hour service for the 37-year-old officer. he died after being shot last week during a traffic stop.
she survived by his wife and four children. his teenage son spoke at the service. >> if you would like to help the family, go to any bay area branch of wells fargo or mechanics branch and ask to krobt to the kenyon youngstrom memorial fund. >> the obama administration is bracing for more violent protests at u.s. diplomatic missions in the muslim world following friday weekly prayers. angry demonstrators against an anti-islamic film continue in egypt yesterday. protestors were facing off egyptian forces. meantime, this is what is left. u.s. consulate in libya after it was attacked by militants. it killed the u.s. ambassador chris stevens. two of the three americans were former navy seals who lived in san diego county. libyan government announced it has arrested several of the militants they believe were
responsible for the attacks. >> kristen: we spoke to one of ambassador chris stevens closest friends. he is a u.n. mediator who worked with stevens in libya. he is a visiting scholar at u.c. berkeley. he described his friend as humanist. >> chris is one of those people as with many of us who work in 24 th line of work that have interested in culture. languages the he puts pride a lot in understanding the culture. he was born to this work. >> kristen: stevens was the first u.s. ambassador to die in an attack since 1979. it is 5:36. one-year anniversary of occupy wall street movement is expected to bring a number of protests on monday. members of occupy san francisco
plan to stage several demonstration. day of action will culminate with a march set to begin at 5:00 p.m. in front of bank of america building on california street. they say the movement has been successful in stopping some foreclosures. >> wells fargo has come to the table and they are sitting down and looking at the modification process where it can be successful for the homeowner and the banks. >> eric: it begins with a noontime protest at war memorial building. demonstrations will take place in the castro district and pg&e headquarters on market street. >> university of california final report on the handling of the occupy protest at u.c. campuses is out this morning. u.c. police officers came under fire for their efforts to remove the protestors last november. officers grabbed and clubbed demonstrators and using pepper spray spray at u.c. davis. they have 39 recommendations for
handling future demonstrations. it calls for better communication between officials and training for officers. >> eric: no injuries or damage reported from a moderate earthquake that shook northern california about 20 minutes ago. >> kristen: that was 4.5 quake. it was centered south of eureka and one 3.2 aftershock. we are making calls to determine how widespread that quake was felt. >> eric: we'll bring you updates no reports of injuries or damage so far. >> kristen: we're going to check in with mike nicco now. few clouds driving in this morning. >> they hold the fact they are not quite as thick as they were yesterday. we had a visibility that was dropping down to three-quarters to half a mile in half moon bay and a little lower in some other areas. they are out there but not as quite as close or hugging the ground as much as they were yesterday. let's talk about what is going on. you see a few high clouds for
the morning hours. that stream will start to dry during the afternoon hours. we won't see quite as many high clouds. a lot of sunshine. in the 50s this morning. already mid 80s warmest temperatures. low 70s around the bay. upper 50s at the coast. it's going to be light jacket weather at the coast as we only make it to 60 by 4:00. upper 80s so it will be warm inland and very comfortable this evening with temperatures falling back into the mid and upper 70s inland and mid to upper 60s around the bay. mid 50s at the coast. let's take a look at the next three days. let's go through the weekend, a lot like today. cooling trend will hit sunday and then into monday. we'll lose 2-3 degrees both days. really coolest weather in the forecast will come in the 7 day. first i want to turn it over to sue. >> it is a good news for folks traveling northbound 880.
the sig alert lifted. accident cleared out of the lanes. still residual slow traffic when you hit the coliseum. road work through sir francis drake boulevard in southern marin all the way towards the golden gate bridge. that road work has been picked up on the span of the bridge. we have nice drive through altamont pass. still about 15, 16 minutes from the altamont to dublin interchange. hopefully we will remain so for the rest of the commute. drive out of the southern marin, road work is getting picked up. hillcrest to 242, highway 4 westbound, will you find slow traffic out of antioch and highway 80 westbound, still less than 20 minutes on your drive from carquinez bridge all the way to the macarthur maze. >> eric: pg&e admits miles of
4g lte has the fastest speeds. so let's talk about coverage. based on this chart, who would you choose ? wow. you guys take a minute. verizon, hands down. i'm going to show you guys another chart. pretty obvious. i don't think color matters. pretty obvious. what's pretty obvious about it ? that verizon has the coverage. verizon. verizon. we're going to go to another chart. it doesn't really matter how you present it. it doesn't matter how you present it. verizon. more 4g lte coverage than all other networks combined.
have you heard for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out!
>> good morning, pg&e claims that it's been trying to replace pipes buried deep beneath san francisco but the city won't let it do the work. the department of public works is holding them off because of a street paving ordinance. there are 43 miles of cast iron pipes that the puc says presents a clear and present danger. >> not only do we have cast iron pipe but also earthquake prone area. we know from the horrible fire of 1906 the gas mains rupture they can burn the entire city. >> pg&e has not made it the priority should have been and many have criticized the california puc for not requiring them to replace the pipes sooner. >> kristen: city attorney says he wants too meet with the california public utilities commission as soon as possible to determine what is holding up the process. >> eric: health officials are trying to determine if the
latest spraying effort was effective. they sprayed in parts of brentwood and discovery bay late into last night. a man and woman have now been identified as the first victims to contract west nile virus this year. health officials in placer county they have their first death from the vice. a man died after ten days in the hospital. >> kristen: we have this morning's bloomberg business report coming up next. >> eric: plus a new royal scandal, revealing photos again of another popular royal. why the palace says they go over the line. >> and new energy bar that could take
warm with a lot of sunshine and temperatures hanging out in the upper 90s friday and saturday. upper 80s by sand checking out san diego, 96. those people are going nuts tomorrow with all that heat. >> kristen: all right. thanks so much. a french magazine has published topless photos of former kate middleton. now, the royal family is expressing outrage. they may be suing the magazine. they published the photos this morning. st. james palace are confirming the picks are of her. the royal family say they are saddened by the publication. they were taken in france while on vacation. the couple is in the middle of a ten day asian tour. >> eric: president obama's reelection campaign is getting a boosted from the couple biggest names in music.
beyonce and jay-z is holding a fund-raiser. she wrote an e-mail. she would do whatever it takes to help him in stay in the white house. the tickets is $40,000. this is not the first time they stepped up for team obama. they teamed up with him recently to promote humanitarian causes. >> they are taking a big bite out of apple this morning. ♪ ♪ >> eric: green day is performing in times square on "good morning america." the band is releasing three albums over the next several months. first comes out september 25th. the rock group is kicking off in world tour in november. ten days ago, green bay had to cancel concerts in italy after
the lead singer was hospitalized with an undisclosed illness but he appears fine this morning. you can watch them on gma coming up on 7:00 right after our newscast. >> eric: time for a check on our weather. mike, what is in store for us. >> we have a lot of clouds but that will change quickly. a lot of sunshine in the forecast. even more than yesterday. good morning everybody! those high clouds are still out there but they are going to pull away as we head into the afternoon hours. take a look at the low clouds, they are kind of quiet on the satellite and radar. you may need to use the windshield wipers once in a while. antioch is at 65. mid to upper 50s around the monterey bay and inland. today it will than brighter and still pretty warm to hot inland. clouds and cool tonight and cooler push will really hit our neighborhoods next weeks. as far as what is happening
today. 24-hour temperature change, about 3 degrees warmer at san francisco. 2 at fremont at 78. one at san jose, at 81. concord and oakland the same. santa rosa two degrees cooler. high pressure moving off to the east. we'll keep our eye on the trough of low pressure, it's hanging back to the west but that will follow that high into our neighborhoods into next week. that is the reason why we're going to have the significant cooling trend. low to mid 80s in the south bay. sunnyvale slightly cooler. 70s will dominate the peninsula and we have 69 in millbrae for the cool spot. upper 50s at pacifica to low to mid 50s for the rest of the coastline. temperatures in the mid to upper 60s downtown san francisco and sausalito. low to mid 60s at your beaches. 59 at berkeley. a little bit of a breeze coming your way and everybody else in
the low to mid-70s. low 90s null get out to brentwood. 93. 90 in morgan hill. a's are back home after already record setting road trip. orioles in town, two hot teams taking on each other and fireworks forecast, 62 dropping down to 57. so you will definitely need a coast or a blanket watching the fireworks. temperatures in the 50s and best chance of clouds around the bay and also around the coast. we'll drop a couple of degrees every day. before you know it we're about 6-10 degrees cooler by the middle part of next weekend. good morning. getaway day. now is good time to do it. we've got light conditions all around the bay area. we do have a stalled big rig in the northbound direction 680 at treat and that is blocking the
right lane. this is traffic here in the southbound direction is moving pretty well. it does bunch up a little bit but brake lights heading towards highway 24. bay bridge toll plaza remains light. no problems on the upper deck headed into san francisco at the limit. we do have a bit traffic heading into the macarthur maze but things are flowing smoothly. eastbound is looking good if you are heading out. we have got northbound 880 at hyde we have speeds picking up and slow down and sig alert earlier this morning, that is picking up and recovering nicely. slow traffic coming out of antioch. not so bad, once you get to hillcrest all the way to 242 --. >> the story less than ten minutes for that ride there. >> we'll hear more from sue
later. let's talk zbliamg move over x-box. nintendo is unveiling a new system. >> kristen: here is jane king with the business report. >> nintendo's new wii is newist to join the latest for $300 and up. console offers a free internet based tv service. $54 tops the list for hot holiday toys. opportunity to plug the layaway service that begins as early as today. >> $99 volunteered by a v-tech tablet. >> they are testing computer passwords and replacing them with new technology by waving your palm over a sensor. it works by reading a pattern of veins in your hand. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king. >> eric: here is one even the
researchers admit they can't explain. parents divorce have increased risk of stroke. according to a university study the risks for sons who were 18 when their parents split up are three times greater than their peers. divorce may influence their response to stress. divorce doesn't have the same impact on girls. >> kristen: they are going test a nutrition bar that may help obese teens fight off debilitating diseases. it's named the corey bar where they are developing the super bar. they say they discovered in clinical trials different combinations minerals vitamins and fibers have different effects as balancing the factors that help the body control cholesterol, hdl and ldl. >> we're at the point we can tune-up your metabolism. we can lower hdl and do all
these wonderful things. >> researchers are about to begin a study to see if the bars can also help obese related asthma. >> new at 6:00. high-speed chase that ends in gunfire right in front of a school. >> smash and grab, apple store robbery caught on camera and suspect who returned to the scene of the crime. >> eric: booking your next airline flight got more expensive. airlines passing on fare