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. now from abc 7, live breaking news. >> and our breaking news is out of concord. police say a football player from de la salle high school is arrested on suspicion of sexual assault. police say the victim is a girl from carondelet high school in concord. investigators say the attack happened on november 18th at de la salle after a football game. it's a football power house, seven-time national champion. laura anthony is working the story. the football player's identity has not been released. police say it's on isolated case and district attorney will determine whether to file
criminal charges. other breaking news is in san francisco. that's where a 27-year-old employee with a department of public works was shot and hurt in the city's neighborhood at 7:30 a.m. at ver mobt and 25th streets. he was rushed to san francisco general hospital where he's now being treated. we have learned the victim is a father of two children. his condition is not known at this time. breaking updates on both of these stories. download the abc 7 app for free or follow us on twitter. we thank you for joining us. >> now to developing news, the santa clara sheriff just wrapped up a news conference explaining what led to the dramatic capture of the escapee from the county jail. matt keller is live in san jose with new information. >> we learned they received a tip monday that campbell was in antioch. they called the u.s. marshal's service. they surveilled the house and last night they went in and captured him. like many people in trouble, campbell turned to family for
help. the escaped inmate was captured by u.s. marshals at his sister's apartment in and ok late last night. neighbors witnessed the raid. >> kind of scary because you don't really expect that kind of stuff to happen and when you're just zuting outside and see a whole bunch of cop cars and officers in full gear. it's a little never wracking. >> reporter: campbell literally fell from the sky into the lands of law enforcement. >> upon entering the residents they determined that campbell was hiding in the attic. and campbell then crashed through the ceiling on to the floor where the marshall's service and antioch police took him into custody spout further incident. >> reporter: he was taken back and booked into the santa clara jail. his sister, 24-year-old alexander, was arrested for harboring a fugitive. campbell was not injured. he was taken back and booked into the santa clara county jail. this is his new booking photo. another woman was also arrested
earlier this week for accessory to a crime for helping the other escaped inmate chavez who is still on the loose. >> the sheriff's office will seek prosecution of anyone who harbors, aide, or assists in these escapees to the full extent of the law. >> the sheriff's office is not releasing details on the search for chavez but they do say all of these tips coming in from the public have been helpful. >> matt, thank you. happening now, hundreds of people are protesting the dakota pipeline in san francisco. it started with a prayer around 8:00 this morning and took off from there. abc 7 reporter amy holly field is live in california and montgomery. what's the latest, amy? >> well, they want you to make a statement with your banking. and that's they're here at wells fargo here in downtown. they've been visiting banks all over the downtown area this morning asking people to pull their money out as a protest against the dakota access
pipeline. they started with a prayer circle in san francisco's justin herman plaza, a long way from the pipeline they are protesting. >> because this is a way to be in solidarity with everyone out in standing rock. >> reporter: but even from here they think they can make a huge difference by hitting banks right where it counts. >> today our goal is to tell people to divest from the banks that are very incorporated and tied with the dakota access pipelines, specifically wells fargo and citi bank. >> reporter: the group convinced michael horse who is taking his money out of wells fargo today. >> trying to make people understand that if you divest you don't finance us anymore, maybe we can get on some cleaner, more sensible energy. >> where are you going to put your money? >> credit union. >> reporter: these about viss are against the dakota access pipeline because they say it treads on sacred ground and threatens the water supply. the company building the pipeline disputes those concerns. the protesters in san francisco
got their message across today in a quiet way with chanting, prayers, and a peaceful march. >> we're not trying to scare people or yell at people. we're trying to get people in a consciousness of what's going on. >> there have been no arrests. it's been a peaceful process. i just got a statement from wells fargo saying that wells fargo is one of 17 financial institutions involved in financing this pipeline and it's committed to environment a sustainability and hopes that all parties involved will work together to reach a peaceful resolution. so about a two-paragraph statement. i'll work getting it on our website if you like to see it. we're still waiting to hear back from other banks we've called. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. president-elect donald trump says he's stepping away from his billion dollar company. his stake in his business empire has raised questions over conflict of interests. mr. trump is filling up his
cabinet but as abc tells us several big posts remain open. >> donald trump's growing cabinet, the president-elect is tapping fellow billionaire wilbur ross as secretary of commerce and goldman sachs executive steven mnuchin as secretary. mnuchin at trump power this morning praised trump's new deal to keep 1,000 jobs with carrier indiana, the home state of mike pence. >> the president-elect and vis president picked up the phone and invited the ceo of technologies anded to them we wanted to keep jobs here. it can't remember the last time a president did that. >> reporter: tomorrow trump and pence will be in indiana to announce the deal as the first leg of their victory tour. end the day in cincinnati, ohio. applause for trump who broke bread last night with mitt romney, a possible secretary of state contender. the man who once called trump a con artist, a fraud, and a phony now says -- >> i happen to think that
america's best days are ahead of us. the president-elect trump is the very man who can lead us to that better future. >> reporter: that better future for trump will come at a cost, his business. the president-elect announced on twitter he will leave his great business in total to his children in order to fully focus on running the country. trump said legal documents are being crafted which will take him completely out of the business operations to avoid conflicts of interest. >> trump says he will hold a major news conference in two weeks when he steps away from his business. if he takes questions from the press ch, it will be his first time since july. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. if you're flying out of sfo today you may want to double-check your flight. you can see unsettled skies. weather has prompted nearly 60 delays and two cancelations. let's head over to meteorologist mike for a look at how it's looking now. >> doesn't took too scary, does it? let's look at another vantage point around san rafael. this is the better part of the afternoon, up in the mountains and near the coast. a lot of mist and drizzle.
and a stray shower possible. so far .01 of an inch in san francisco. 'stros, on the santa rosa, look, not much showing up elsewhere. but as we head through the next six hours, a stray shower is possible and that drizzle in the higher elevations along the coast. once we get past this, some real warm weather before winter chill returns next week. i'll have it all in the accuweather seven-day forecast. now to the missing redding woman found alive 150 miles away. the stay-at-home mom looks radically different now and we're learning terrifying details about what sherri papini endured, branding her burning a message into her skin. police are confirming details about what happened to sherri papini during her 22-day abduction. that she was indeed branded. >> i would think that that was some sort of either exertion of power and control and/or maybe some type of message that the brand contained. >> did they say something or was eight symbol?
but it was a message. >> reporter: her husband keith had described the branding as well as her battered nose and emaciated frame. he told gma, quote, she weighed just 87 pounds and was covered in multi-colored bruises, severe burns, red rashes, and chain markings. her signature long blond hair had been chopped off. >> obviously a very sick person who may have wanted to not only cut it off to change her physical appearance but also as to humiliate them, wear her down. >> reporter: authorities say the 34-year-old mother of two was taken while she was jogging near her home in redding. she was found on a highway 150 miles away. a thanksgiving miracle. now the search is intensifying for her abductors described as two hispanic women in a dark-colored suv. within one former fbi agent spoke to george stephanopoulos this morning about whether others could have been involved.
>> i think so so because there's too many step, george, to go through the starvation, the branding, the cutting of the hair. it's like i'm trying to make you part of whatever we are, whatever the group, whatever their extremist thinking might be. and the longer you do that, the person then becomes more dependent on you to survive. that's what they want. >> reporter: the fbi reports last year about half of all of the people abducted involuntarily made it back home alive. >> and state safety officials are looking into a deadly accident in san francisco that claimed the life of a cirque de soleil worker. a technician died after being hit by a teleskopic lift during rehearsals at at&t park last night. the show set up under the big top in the parking lot. they released a statement saying they are still gathering information about what happened. last night's show was canceled. ticket holders were offered a refund or a chance to see another show and we are waiting to hear back whether tonight's show will go on. the golden state warriors
plan for arena in san francisco is clearing a big hurdle but opponents say they will keep fighting to stop it. the state court of appeals upheld the environmental impact report on the project. the warriors are ready to begin construction next year to open in 2019. project opponents say they will continue to fight claiming the arena in the mission bay area would cause air pollution, gridlock, and block access to ucsf hospitals. happening today from the men of "star wars" to star trek. big names inducted in california's hall of fame. governor jerry down and first lady ann gus brown will honor the tenth class of legendary californians. at the museum in sacramento. harrison ford, maria shriver and george takei. you can go, too. honorees are walking red carpet at 6:00 and there is free public view for fans. will she or won't she run for the presidency? up next, the final word on whether the first lady would make a run for the country's top
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80-mile-per-hour gusts spread the fire monday night. it's burning in and around gatlinburg in eastern tennessee. president obama jokingly says first lady my sell is to too sensible to run for office. in an interview published online by "rolling stone" the president says his wife is as talented as any person he knows and has an incredible resonance with the american people. there's been a lot of speculation she would trust the political waters. the president said he and michelle will continue to work at a grass roots level to effect change when he leaves office. house democrats are re-electing minority leader nancy pelosi. the results came down around 9:00 a.m. she's led the party since 2002. she beat out ohio long maker tim ryan and this comes after a disappointing election season for the democratic party. it will remain in the minority in the house and the senate next year. officials at uc berkeley are search for someone to permanently lead the fight against sexual violence and
misconduct on campus. the position was created last spring following several reports of sexual harassment among campus faculty and that included the former dean of the law school and former campus vice chancellor. the person filling the position will provide overall management of sexual violence and prevention programs. devastation of a night of strong storms across the south. some of the hardest hit areas, next. and road rage caught an camera. still ahead, how a simple accident turned into so much more. and let's take a live look outside. lake tahoe here. heavenly resort camera looking gorgeous with new snow after the weekend but also gray clouds. we're going to talk to our meteorologist about what's ahead coming up.
the national weather service is working to corn firm that tornados are to blame for killing five people in the south overnight. three people died in northern alabama, two people were killed in southern tennessee. reports are coming in that 23 tornadoes hit that region and you can see the devastation left behind. in mississippi, strong winds flipped over trucks and damaged barns. >> 18-wheeler beds and things that were actually tilted over or near tilted over. we're really lucky that nobody was hurt here tonight. you know, it could be the other way. >> with heavy rain flooding is also an issue. authorities say dozens of buildings are damaged or destroyed. now you're accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> down in the south you can never turn your back on the weather as we transition into winter. they have another other second season.
back here at home we're transitioning to warmer weather after we get rid of this cold front. bringing fog to the coast. a little drizzle there. you can see on live doppler 7 our best chance of anything really measurable or significant is going to be to our north, and to our east as we head through the next several hours. we just had to clean this camera lens because it was full of drops. you can see as you get closer to the coast or higher elevations you're getting into the clouds where the moisture is so you're going to drive through some of this moisture and it will thaw in the form of drizzle. we'll call it isolated. warm to dry pattern tomorrow through sunday. cooler day, the coolest air of the season coming in next week. more of us are going to be dealing with frost next week. storm impact scale. as light as it can get. it's a one. a little breezy at our beaches and over the ocean. here we are from noon all of the way through 2:00. you can see a few stray showers there. 6:00, notice it's mainly in the higher elevations. by 8:00, 9:00, it's over. and then we clear out and a cold
night night is headed our way once again. the clouds today though, they just don't have much moisture. a couple of areas, otherwise it's just going to be a damp afternoon with temperatures, look at this, 56 at half moon bay to 59 everywhere. palo alto may squeak in a 60. south bay, let's run through the next couple hours. drizzle to showers at possible 2:00. mid to upper 50s. still a slight chance at 4:00, mid 50s. then we start to see dryer air arrive. low to mid 50s at 6:00. 8:00, upper 40s to mid 50s. tomorrow morning, temperatures in the mid 30s to mid 40s in most neighborhoods. san francisco, the exception at 47. here's a look at what's going to happen with my accuweather seven-day forecast. couple of degrees warmer tomorrow. keep bumping up the temperatures tomorrow. warmest will be saturday. low to mid 60s. the breeze to start to turn the tide and the cold front low to mid 50s for highs next week with
lows in the 20s and 30s. except for san francisco, 40s. >> looks like we're getting into the season. the mittens and the glorves and the scarves, i like it. >> buy new clothes? >> yeah. >> it feels right. thank you. ecstasy could soon be used to treat people who suffer from ptsd. the drug has gained a reputation of being popular at raves and music most festival 'that aapproved large scale trials to see if the drug can ease symptoms of ptsd. the latest trials will include at least 230 patients. the study is in the final step before the fda considers approving ecstasy as a prescription drug. police in the uk investigating a violent road rage incident. the two were involved in a crash. it got heated on the side of the road and punches started being thrown. and ittes as. one man use tsz flatbed to crash into the back of the other rig several times. can you believe this?
it wasn't done there. the man takes a shovel, smashes the passenger side window. someone was in that seat. both men in the rig say they were terrified and no one was hurt. and we're getting a glimpse inside santa's digs at the north pole, this you've got to see. >> that's right. after the break, a rare look into where jolly old st. nick sets up shop and the listing price.
coming up at 4:00, caught on camera, that's no leprechaun but it is a pot full of gold in his hand weighing at more than 80 pounds. the strange theft at 4:00. and the construction company linked to the berkeley balcony collapse that was deadly. what state officials are doing that could put the firm out of business. that's tonight at abc 7 news at 5:00. finally today, if staying home is where the heart is if it rings true it's understandable how santa claus manages to bring joy to countless families around the world on christmas morning. >> real estate tracking website zillow.com created this glimpse inside santa's cozy north pole house. the three-bedroom, two-bath home sits on a lovely 25-acre lot in the north pole. >> definitely has a beautiful fireplace estimated worth at
$656,000, which is a steal if you think about the bay area. >> cookies. >> cookies. bayer housing market. not amazing toy workshop. >> sorry, it's not for sale. some of the more unusual accompaniments, sleigh parking garage and world class toy worksh workshop. i don't know the cookies and hot chocolate are include gld the scented candles. beautiful, beautiful place. >> the fireplace was the focal point. >> parents want to know is how is the school district? >> home-school maybe. >> probably, right? >> from all of us here, thanks for joining us. >> who wants to be a millionaire is coming up next. have a great day. bye-bye.
>> as you may know, when i'm not hosting "millionaire," i host "the bachelor" and "the bachelorette," and i am thrilled that some of the great people i've met on those shows are here today playing for charity. that's right. it's "bachelor" fan favorites week on "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] ♪ welcome to "bachelor" fan favorites week on "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] today's bachelor fan favorite is a wine maker and the bachelor from season 16. let's see what he's up to now. from san francisco, california, please welcome ben flajnik. [cheers and applause] what's up, brother? >> what's up, man? >> good to see you. >> good to see you too. [cheers and applause] whoo! >> he's still got it. >> kinda. >> all that sexy, still got it. >> it'