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possible dui. this happened had last 40 minutes or so. >> looking live at the scene you see that damaged truck. you see police on the scene. people are not being evacuated, fire crews are there evaluating the condition of the building and whether it is safe for people to stay there we are staying on top of this story. thanks for joining us, a lot going on this morning least of which the rain. >> there's rain, also high tides on 12-12-12. good morning, looking at a little cold front pushing through with it the moisture not impressive, the cold. we have a few areas of showers around the bay offshore here san francisco, also we are looking at the rain a little across the bay into fremont in the south bay san jose
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reporting light rain through highway 101 east of gilroy around hollister. so far, we are not too impressed with the amounts, still rain out there the numbers are going to be chilly see the air. we'll talk more in detail coming up. first our commute. good morning. we have chain requirements in the tahoe area highway 50 and 80 if you are traveling, keep changes handy live look at golden gate bridge, roadway is wet, no significant puddling or major flooding, you will find some wet roads which means slick driving conditions very light at the golden gate bridge. eastbound highway 4 roadwork loveridge to somersville until 5:30 this morning. grand avenue on-ramp to eastbound 580 shutdown due to
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injury accident. people in sausalito bracing for what is expected to be the highest tide over the next couple of days they are called king tides only happen once a year rain could make the situation worse. high water flooded the streets yesterday forcing closure of highway 1 off-ramp on northbound 101 it also flooded a parking lot above richardson bay. the king tide is expected to reach 7.1 feet at the golden gate bridge by 9:00 this morning, it could be higher tomorrow. today's storm could slow work to repair damage done by a giant sinkhole. neighbors on mountain view drive in lafayette have something to look forward to. re-- repairs could be done by christmas. the contractors says it will work around the clock until the road is fixed. the hole formed after a storm
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eroded a large portion of the road. stay with abc7 news for continuing storm watch coverage. track every storm any time with live doppler 7 hd at other news now, san francisco police still sorting out details after officers rushed a newborn to the hospital from the streets of the bay view district this morning around 2:00, identifies responded to a call to check on the welfare of -- police rushed the baby in their squad car to san francisco general. no word on the condition of the baby. a person at the scene also taken to the hospital. we'll have further details as they became available. bad year for murders in san jose has just gotten worse latest victim a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. john alston explains what happened. >> reporter: the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home in the
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middle of the afternoon. the driver ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. the woman who lives here heard popping sounds and a screech another neighbor noticed men arguing loudly. >> we heard arguing i heard that earlier. i have the dogs, the dogs i hear something that's it. >> reporter: police believe the truck lurched from a cul-de-sac next to the home but don't know what happened leading up to that moment. after 3:20 p.m. residents were told to shelter-in-place others kept out or left voluntarily, returning after the crime scene had been cleared after 8:00. police said the victim had been shot, now they say the coroner is leaning toward a stab wound. an autopsy will have the exact cause of death. the victim has not been identified, no arrests. there have not been this many homicides in san jose in more than 20 years.
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john alston, abc7 news. investigators in portland, oregon have yet to reveal motive for the mall shooting that ended up in the deaths of three, including the gunman another person was injured. police and witnesses say the gunman was wearing a mask, camouflage clothing and bulletproof vest when he opened fire yesterday at clackamas town center. video shows terrified shoppers when officers got to the scene latest on the shooting, investigation in a live report in the next half hour. silicon valley software millionaire john mcafee will be a free man and likely back to the u.s. a judge ordered guatemalan authorities to release him. he was detained last week after he sneaked into the country from belize where he's wanted for questioning a murder. mcafee's attorney says he will return to the states immediately. this morning firefighters
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in contra costa county beginning the process of shutting down four fire stations. the board voted last night to close stations in lafayette, martinez, clayton and walnut creek. will save the county three million dollars per year. supervisors say they were forced to close the stations after voters turned didn't a parcel tax that would have kept them open. google co-founder larry page and his wife lucy want to make sure every child in the bay area who needs a flu shot can get one for free. the family foundation is funding a month long program offering kids 4 to 18 the vaccine at no cost. the shot is available now at most target many younger children will require a booster shot, those are also free. all you have to do is show up, fill out some paperwork and the kids get their shot the program runs through december 31st. normally it is $25. free, that is terrific and
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deserves a shout-out! december 12th, 2012. >> lucky day to star the share your holiday food drive, a lot of us will be taking your donations having fun. how is the weather going to be? >> that's the question. we will have scattered showers throughout the day, not a lot of moisture associated with the system, still, as you look at live doppler, you will notice just some areas of light rain not all of this is reaching the ground some of this a%rñ little overamy done in our radar, we have showers mainly off the coast, a little drizzle in san francisco, last hour, lighter rain in higher elevations around the south bay into san jose, down south through the central coast and watsonville, hit or miss, and they will buy in cooler air later today -- will bring in cooler air later today. right now 40s, still a few 50s
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around the bay by this afternoon, mid 40s, in fact, some of the neighborhoods in the north bay could see 50 around clear lake that too will be a cool area where some of the higher elevation cost see a rain/snow mix. by the evening still looking at slight chance of showers and temperatures dropping quickly some of the coldest air of the season headed our way tonight for a frosty start tomorrow overnight lows dipping into the 20s in some of our valleys. '112 day tomorrow and friday morning as well. good morning sue what is happening? it is pretty light. good morning. bre toll, first look this morning very light no issues on the upper deck coming into san francisco, no problems there, a little moisture raindrops on the lens at the san mateo bridge traffic light, tail lights towards san mateo side. a little bit of slick roads on the commute this morning.
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grand avenue on-ramp 7, partially blocked to eastbound 580 in the clearing phases, northbound 680 roadwork from contra costa boulevard to monument, three lanes shutdown until 5:30. high street on-ramp to northbound 880 roadwork, closed until 5. reports from oakland police a car hit a fire hydrant on the embarcadero in oakland, spewing water in that area we'll get further details as we get them here. 4:40. this is a special day here. we are taking part in the 21st annual share your holiday food drive. we have crews at three places. >> right now let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco, live in walnut creek. good morning sir. good morning. we are down here in downtown walnut creek, about an hour ago the rain finally stopped.
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i want to say thank you for lisa for coming in and watching the weather for me this morning so i can be out here specifically at the broadway plaza and main courtyard where it is very festive. 36 foot tree, also celebrating hanukkah, the fifth day, right above that we are out here all day, abc7 news very proud to kickoff our 21st annual abc 7 share your holiday food drive. i'll be here for the better part of the morning and afternoon. if you are not in the east bay, maybe you in the south bay, you can see katie marzullo at santana row or the peninsula into san francisco at union square this morning it is amy hollyfield. now, we are kicking off the share your holiday food drive to let you know how you can help others in need during this season. bring your food down to us at the stations, we will take it and donate it to the proper
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places. also, if you come down and meet us in person, there's some prizes, ravel -- raffle prizes. 5:30, santana row, union square and here at broadway plaza in walnut creek. you at home can take part in the food drive-by calling: 1-877-525-3775 or text feed to 80077 to donate $10. we'll be going back to mike as well as amy hollyfield and katie marzullo. we are continuing to follow breaking news from the south bay, truck plowed into an apartment here is a live picture of that pick-up truck, police on scene abc7 news was first to report, a child was sleeping in bed when that pick-up truck slammed into the room. she is at the hospital now and
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we'll stay on top of this for you. vicious crime in east bay neighborhood. frightening scene neighbors encountered as they ran into the street to answer a cry for help. japan mobilizes missile defense systems after defiant move by north korea. tracking storms across the bay area. meteorologist lisa are before cold & flu season, help prevent with lysol disinfectant spray. and use the lysol no touch hand soap for 10 times more protection with each wash. this season, a good offense is the best defense.
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love, love, love finish! over a million people have switched to finish. visit us on facebook. . good morning. 4:45 on the abc7 morning news. live look outside right now. >> walnut creek where mike is. >> beautiful tree , also cool temperatures and rain -- meteorologist lisa argen will tell us more. berkeley man recovering after being viciously attacked when he caught burglars in his home.
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alan wang has the story. >> reporter: shortly after 3:00, several berkeley hills residents ran out to family their neighbor steve hill lying in the street. >> he was in aggie, -- in agony, screaming in pain. >> reporter: hill called 911 told police he came home after walking his dog and surprised three burglars in his house. when police arrived, hill told them one of the suspects punched him in the face as they ran for their vehicle. >> they hit me when they were backing out and pulled forward they ran over my leg. >> reporter: his neighbor saw a female driver and male passenger took off in a white new model cadillac eldorado leaving the second man behind. >> was yelling wait, wait and he jumped in and they took. >> reporter: somehow hill managed to get a partial plate number. >> last three digits were 988. and the first something like -- >> reporter: hill runs a
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cycling website and he spends a lot of time working at home, as do several other neighbors here. still, police say burglars managed to break into two homes on the same block in the past two weeks. in all three cases, the back doors were kicked in. >> this is particularly scary to me. in broad daylight when people are home. >> reporter: they say they have a neighborhood watch meeting with police each year, after this they think they have to pay more attention to each other and the surrounding area. alan wang, abc7 news. 4:47. low cost express bus company kicking off service in san francisco this morning. starting daily service from san francisco, los angeles, sacramento and sparks nevada, for one dollar. the first bus departs to los angeles from caltrans station from 4th and townsend
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at 6:00. the company has found success in other parts of the country it we are going to be doing our holiday share your food -- holiday food drive and it is such a long phrase but all worth it, it was kind of raining when we drove in, in mike's shot it is dry. >> we will see spotty showers throughout the day not a defined line of when the rain is going to be over so you could see a shower when you are out there this around. more importantly, the colder air is going to catch everyone's attention throughout the around and the next company of days. live look outside now you can see the bright lights of the city, very festive out there. back home, live doppler 7 hd picking up a few showers around the bay, they have been light and and all around from the north bay into the south bay, right now, concentrating general light rain closer you
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will notice towards pinole and back through east of berkeley, light shower. here's a little cell offshore, over the hills around 580, the higher elevations, rain. this is where you are going to notice perhaps some of the rain/snow mix, the snow levels continue to lower throughout the day and over the hills here east of hollister, looking at a little bit of precip. we will look for the snow levels down to 3500 feet that brings lake county into mind as well asmont diablo with perhaps a rain/snow mix -- showers on and off low snow levels, frosty tomorrow and friday morning, high temperatures hard pressed to make it into the low to mid 50s, starting out with 20s. you will notice the expectling of cloud interests the authority coast to the -- bay area indicating cool, cool air, the rest of the day some breaks around the evening
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commute still looking at shower activity. it will be out there, overall, we'll see partly cloudy afternoon and look for cooler temperatures to make the presence felt. higher tides, 9:45, over seven feet today, a little better than that tomorrow front continuing to push south and east and grab heavier jacket today, chilller air and high temperatures in the low to mid 50s today. sunni traffic troubles? -- new we don't have issues there at all, traffic flowing nicely out of novato through marinwood, terra linda by lucas valley road and freitas parkway, tail lights southbound, no roadwork due to overnight rain, slick road conditions out there san jose north 87 past hp pavilion, no problems, a little farther north when 87 hits 101 reports
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of injury accident blocking right lane, be aware if you are headed there it is out there. injury accident partially blocking grand avenue on-ramp to eastbound 580 in the clearing stages. eastbound 4 at loveridge, roadwork has right lane shutdown not a full closure, right lane shutdown eastbound at loveridge to somersville. westbound looking good out of antioch towards pittsburg, 12 minute drive into concord from hillcrest. 4:51. >> with we continue to follow breaking news from the -- south bay where a truck plows into an apartment complex. a 3-year-old girl is at the hospital. still tracking the storm sweeping across the bay area. meteorologist lisa argen is next with live
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. good morning. thanks for joining us. live look from our sutro cam towards san francisco don't see rain in these pictures but there is rain out there. meteorologist lisa argen is tracking that. we have other plans for our other meteorologist. let's tell folks with about those plans. this morning we have a way to warm your heart. we invite you to take part in the share your holiday food drive. >> we sent mike into the cold he's live in walnut creek to tell us how we can donate. good morning. the rain not out here any more, a little damp. don't let that dampen your spirits. how can you help by providing food on broadway plaza main courtyard, nordstroms to my
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left. here's the seven different  as easy as we can for you to help those in need this holiday season. text it, phone it, click it, drop it off, maim it in, volunteer or liability on facebook. one of the easiest ways to donate $10 is text feed to 80077. that will donate $10 to your local food bank that's seven of the ways that you can donate. if you come down here we have giveaways here, union station and santana row. those when we come back in a few minutes. we are live here at broadway plaza main courtyard. we will be at three locations this morning. mike is in walnut creek. in our next hour we live to katie marzullo in san jose. and amy hollyfield in union
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square in san francisco. there's great prize we are giving out at each of those locations, so you want to stick around and hear what some of those are. a prize we are getting from mother nature this morning. >> we are getting some rain. good morning. starting out with chilly conditions, that's more the headline than the rain, you look at doppler and really not a lot going on. we have had the showers from the north bay to the south baylor, now jut lighter to, around -- around san francisco, higher elevations of the east bay looking at a shower where we could see a rain/snow mix through east of hollister around the santa cruz mountains as you head out this this morning, lower 40s to lower 50s, scattered showers throughout the day. high temperatures just in the 50s for the afternoon. chilly out there, grab the heavier coat and umbrella.
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good morning. slick road conditions, no major rain, no huge areas of puddling or pooling. slick conditions light conditions at the bay bridge toll, no metering lights yet no problems as you make your way westbound this is 101 through san rafael towards the civic center into central and southern marin no issues, no roadwork. north 87 san jose accident in the right lane at the 101 junction grand avenue on-ramp partially blocked to eastbound 580, accident there. roadwork for a few minutes north 680 contra costa boulevard to monument boulevard they should have that picked up shortly it 4:57. get that melted butter ready. new load of fresh crab should arrive in the bay area today now that boaters have settled a price distribute. -- dispute.
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the new agreement raises the price back up to $3 where it was in the beginning >> following breaking news in san jose, a young girl sleeping in her bed is thrown to the floor after a pick-up truck slams into a room. a story you saw first here on abc 7. next, hear from her parents. in san francisco police
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