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>> how are are they doing? >> i don't know, i have to go to the hospital and see. >> this took place on peach court after 10:00 in san jose. officers found the two victims with a gunshot each. therapy taken to the hospital. police say they have non-life threatening injuries. you her the step dad. police say two men broke into the home armed with handguns and exchanged words with people inside the home. shots were fired. the shotters have future been caught. police have not released detailed descriptions of the suspect. this morning, family and friends reminder december after suffering a massive stroke yesterday afternoon while making funeral lands for her daughter, carrie fisher. she passed away at 5:30 p.m. here is our reporter, katie marzullo, with how the bay area is paying tribute to the
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legendary actress "the stars." >> i felt so terrible for the family. >> shocked. >> debbie reynolds died at age 84, arts consultant explains the magnitude of the loss. >> we always stand on the shoulders of those who come before us and we all do with debbie reynolds and with >> she shot to stardom in "singing in the rain." she was 19. she went gold with the bachelor." her husband left her for elizabeth taylor and who other husbands plundered her riches. >> she joked about her personal life when she promise not add
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show in san francisco. >> i do a variety act, crazy, i am delighted i am still alive. >> tv roles kept her in the limelight well into her twilight years. >> to have people in the entertainment world who are steadfastly there. we think they are always whether and it is a reminder it is floating. >> her daughter wrote about her in the book, a documentary about the relationships with screened at castro theater to be released next year. >> the son of debbie reynolds released this statement saying and i quote, "the only good thing about this is my mom wanted to be with my sister." >> 100 "star wars" fanned honored scary fisher with a candlelight vigil used live
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savers at downtown disney saying a moment was fitting way to say good-bye to the actress. disney is the parent company of abc7. >> on to local news, developing news oakland police are investigating two holds this morning, both deadly shootings happened paragraph night. police were called to 6 2nd and found a man dead at the scene this is before that, a woman was shot and killed at market. $10,000 is offered for information leading to the killer. this is the 85th and 86th homicide. oakland has had 89 holds last year. >> electrical fire caused the lights to go out at the casino in las vegas. they are supposed to go to are have the top of the hotel but they do not. guests had to be moved into
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different rooms. officials say the fire started yesterday around 4:30. crews saw light smoke from a service elevator on the 27th floor impacting some floors above it, as well. gusts were moved to other rooms and other properties. no injuries were reported. today, two men accused of running a brothel in san mateo are scheduled to be arraigned. 25-year-old man on the last and 27-year-old man on the right were arrested last in. the brought el was located on west 20th across from the while. it was running for only three weaks but business was already booming. neighbors say up to 15 men vested the house any given day. incident at a hydrogen plant next to phillips 6 refinery shut down part of the refinery. the east bay times said this
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happened yesterday where a release caused a large amount of steam and flaring to be visessible. it. pro-ed two units at refinery to be shut down. the units that were closed is what changes crude to gasoline. in word on the cause. >> six united states senators are calling on president-elect donald trump pick for the e.p.a. and want him to disclose his reported ties to the oil industry. croak attorney general pruitt was named head of the epa this month. the six senators including bernie sanders, sent a letter to pruitt arguing for full disclosure of his relationship with the energy industry so they can determine how it will influence his ability to run the agency. >> the president-elect is considering former california lt. governor for a leadership
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role in the department of agriculture. he is a republican who previously worked as a state assembly member from 1998 to 2004 and then as a senator from 2004 to 2010. he was lt. governor for less he was lt. governor for less than a year before >> several necessary states bracing for a massive storm that dumped 2' in the pacific northwest and now will hit ohio, pennsylvania and new york. can you see in the video crews in vermont preparing for the storm. they plowed and salted roads for 19 hours yesterday. that state along with new hampshire and maine and massachusetts will receive the strongest winds tonight and heaviest snow. the storm is expected to move into canada tomorrow. >> in southern california, water
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is flowing over the top of a dam because of recent storms. it is a big deal because this is the first time it has happened in years. the water is now pooling in the lake in riverside county an encouraging sign of california's diminishing drought. >> an accweather update. >> we have chilly numbers santa rosa is only 31 with fog developing. visible has been reduced to mild in the past hour and check how mild at half moon bay at 59 degrees. notice the temperatures are in the 40's around the bay, we are warmer than 24 hours ago. especially in half moon bay. and even six to seven degrees warmer in the east by. we have a mild day ahead with above average upper 50's for low 60. san francisco is 59. oakland is 60. 63 in san jose.
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cooler tomorrow at the coast, but, still, mild inland with a lot of low 60s and it falls below average on saturday and that is because we have a storm approaching. it looks like our next best chance of rain is monday with the details coming up in my next forecast. hopefully the fog is not causing a problem for drivers. >> no major slow downs and yesterday we off to a rough start in the south bay. today, nothing significant to report. wide on, southbound 680 through the walnut creek stretch. hoping it stays that way for the commute. westbound 580 tracy to dublin is 25 minutes and light under the central valley westbound 4 antioch to concord is 14. southbound 101 san rafael to san francisco is only 19 minutes. uber and lyft riders complain they are charged extra
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fees for no reason. >> woke into a text saying you don't have a job no more, sorry. >> employees at a local restaurant chain let go by text restaurant chain let go by text message and workers never saw it hmm. [cell phone beeps] hey! [police whistle blows] [horns honking] woman: hey! [bicycle bell rings] turn here. there. excuse me.
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a mountain resort at lake tahoe will reopen after a fire destroyed the south lodge at the resort. the intense flames can be seen in the pictures posted by the north lake tahoe fire starting at 3:00. it was contained to an administration building and a restaurant. no one was hurt. the two brothers accused of stabbing a man to death inside a mar hard -- hayward store be in court without bail. all the victim's partner came face-to-face with the suspects. the 36-year-old griffin was killed on christmas eve. laura anthony has the message that griffin's partner has for her husband's accused killers. >> these are two families touched deeply by one tragedy both distraught with very different viewpoints.
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>> removed from the courtroom after an outburst the wife of griffin jr. lated choice words for the two brothers charged with stabbing griffin to death in the hayward target on christmas eve. >> i don't know if they were high or what how could you do something like that? how could you do something like that? you tube his life in front of his child. all the father of the two brothers arrested in his disclaim that they acted in self-defense. >> they were attacked, they were thugs going into the store and it is not even like that. they home with their family. >> 22-year-old and his 25-year-old brother were arrested on saturday night near the target where police say an altercation led to the death. ought suspects, after the stabbing, fled the scene. fled the store. they ran. they were hiding. >> he was trying to talk to them about the course music they were playing. >> tommy davis was with griffin and his two young children at
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the target and said he was stabbed after he told them to turn down the music. but the sister who did not want continue identified said her brothers claim it was self-defense. griffin was stabbed only after he hit one of them in the head with a bottle. >> i wish i could say sorry, it doesn't bring someone back but it was an altercation thattent with wrong. my brothers were threatened. >> employees of a local centrallian restaurant chain are look for a new blood, pomodoro has closed all 15 of their bay area locations. employees say they found out by text message from the owner they were out of a job the day after christmas. many say they did not see the closure coming. >> the day after christmas you spent a bunch of money on expensive presents and do not have a way to get income. it is polices up. they should have given us two weeks notice. >> employees were told to pick up the last check from the
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restaurant tomorrow. >> pasadena police are stepping up security at the rose parade and are enhancing security measures along the 5 1/2 mile parade route. this year will be the most secure the parade has ever been. you can watch the parade right here on abc7 starting at 8:00 a.m. on monday, january 2nd from pasadena. >> the medium prize for homes in the bay area tick up, and $695,000 up from $960,000 in october. that is down from the all-time high of $710,000 in june. rising mortgage rates could create a dragon home sales in the new year. >> ferry service to san francisco has become so popular that officials are planning to add seven new boat over the next four years. the "san francisco chronicle"
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reports that the ferry in san francisco have experienced a ridership surge of 72% increasing by a million passengers in the last four years. heavy traffic on freeways, packed bart trains and a boom in tourism of the reason for the increase. >> an historical park in eastern california will be closed after damage was caused by a swarm offers in nevada. a 5.6 magnitude earthquake and two, 5.7 magnitude earthquake hit southeast of lake tahoe. the area is very remote but theres were felt as were the aftershocks. >> the number of them is the energy did not travel far enough but there are probably hundreds. they still ongoing. >> at, area is in nevada the california department of conservation has map out fault leans in the area. the data is used to help
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forecast the size of possible earthquakes in the future. >> this morning we talked how cold it has been this week. >> yes! day after day after day, but milder today? >> little bit. i brought the warmth with me live doppler hd is showing us quiet conditions and fog developing in santa rosa with temperatures dipping freezing. we have mild afternoons law tomorrow. we are above average. enjoy the sunshine. get ready, cooler this weekend. a chance of showers on monday. here are the highs today: much warmer. we will see low 60 at the coast. half moon bay is 63. san francisco is 59. oakland is 60. san jose is 63. upper 50's. through inland areas. we bring our storm-impact scale to the picture ranked from "1" light to "5" severe and the
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storm on monday is light, expect cold showers the snow levels could drop to 2,000 feet wit little rain, and breezy at times. it is hacking dry for new year's eve. for rain saturday, sunday but on monday is when we need the umbrellas. the seven-day forecast shows enjoy the 60's and abundant sunshine, today, and tomorrow, with cloudy conditions before more clouds with saturday. i will take the showers out now because i will update the forecast. we had some but they will be gone, a chance of showers is on monday. and cold weather ahead. is it quiet? >> so quiet. we have a lot of phone off for the holiday last weekend and this week, as well. the emeryville camera, westbound 80 is moving along with no
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problems, no delays. mass transit, bart has 25 trains in service. limited commute trains through january 2nd. ace train is normal today and tomorrow and we have a normal schedule for san francisco bay ferry. we will see if we can fiend the fog that frances mentioned next. >> scientists are working on a device that could save the lives of firefighters all over the world. a team at nasa developed this tracking system called pointer that tracks firefighters inside steel and concrete buildings where g.p.s. and radio signals are blocked. work is done to make the technology smaller to put inside a pocket that could take a few years. pretty cool. >> uber and lyft rider in tucson, say the companies are taking on unnecessary charges. they say uber and lyft add cleaning fees for spills or accidents that they did not
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cause. a customer claims he took a nine minute ride, spoke to the driver the whole time, he got the bill, it had photos of vomit and $150 cleaning fee. he said something similar happened to another man, charged $65 for spilling a weekend. >> i had in liquids in the car, nothing to spill, and looking at the spill, there was in way i was sitting in a seat and spilled that. >> unhave not responded to specific claims but say drivers must follow a set protocol in a certain amount of time to charge customer cleaning fees. >> it is obvious that silicon valley is full of progressive thinkers. how many local companies are being reorganized for a commitment to lgbt equality and inclusion. >> this is as progressive as it gets using ipads as plates. you can dine digitally in the bay area. here are the techbytes.
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>> we have if you details of the samsung phones that can catch fire. the carrier issued a software update that prevents the phones from charging and at&t, verizon and sprint will send out similar updates. >> new video show as tesla autopilot predicted a crash. ought beeping noise was technology in a tesla, confirming that radar in the car sets the tina szczepanek was slowing down and everyone involved in the crash is >> parents whose want their kids in bed early, necessity can give the kids the feeling they stayed up late to ring in the new year. but it is actually not hey look, it's those guys. [music] jess: are you good to drive?
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shawn: i'm fine. jess: how many did you have? shawn: i should be fine. jess: you should be? officer: go on and step out of the vehicle for me. bud: see ya, buddy. good luck! so, it turns out buzzed driving and drunk driving, they're the same thing and it costs around $10,000. so not worth it.
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visit... or call your doctor. because... ♪ when you recognize something isn't right, make the call to the veterans crisis line at 1-800-273-8255 and press 1. >> silicon valley companies made a list for demonstrating a commitment to lgbt equality and inclusion. 40 silicon valley companies clubbing app, facebook, google and less that. apple was the 86% have special training. >> look at the screen, what do you think? fine dining going high ten in a strange way. this is a san francisco restaurant now serving food on
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ipads. ipads. check out the local this is the first look restaurant, chefs in the u.k. have been doing this. is it certainary? it is on a sheet. >> we have a nice sunny day, mild temperatures. i want to show you the forecast for new year's eve if you have plans. it will be cloudy at noon. cooler compared to today. we have a cool day by 4:00. clearing sky by midnight and chilly inland in the 30's and 40's around the bay and the coast. bring a jacket but you do not need the umbrella and it will
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cool down more with chilly lows next week. >> we are still nice and light, looking at our traffic patches i have green all the way around and i have the victim layer from live doppler hd so i have around sacramento area and north of santa rosa. a little bit of the reduced visibility on 101 but it will not be a major issue. this is what my traffic cameras look like, richmond-san rafael bridge a few vehicles approaching on the richmond side. >> something commuters dream about, uber driver in new york city hit 236 consecutive green lights in manhattan. >> here is proof from the dash cam. this happened late at night, it took five minutes total to get through all the greens, and the driver said green lights in the big apple last from 45 to 120
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seconds. >> he keeps going, amazing. >> if you think a penny is not worth much, don't say that to the mint after they spend $135 million a year to make $90 million worth of the coins because of the rising cost of copper this coats the coin. in san francisco, herrent whichs fund ways to avoid using. >> i round it up or down. if it is a high value i round it down. >> we round it up but all money is good money. all the white house looking away at doing away with the penny and the treasury is reviewing the options but fond no cheaper material or metal for the coin. >> it doesn't add up to me! >> very nice. >> you are on fire at 4:57 in the morning. >> san francisco residents are concerned about a foul odor in the area.
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next, the latest leads that we have on the mystery smell. >> a new report showing the stunning amount of children in oakland with elevated levels of lead in their blood. >> a man is charged with a d.u.i. after testing positive d.u.i. after testing positive for caffe
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good morning, east bay, let's get going. good morning, everyone. it is thursday, december 29. i am jessica castro. >> i am natasha zouves. we have traffic reporter alexis smith, and frances is here. welcome! >> all girl team today. >> girl

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