tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC December 29, 2016 11:00pm-11:36pm PST
live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> now, at 11:00, the bay area at the center of an international incident involving hacking, and foreign influence over an election. tonight, diplomats in this consulate are told they have 72 hours to the leave the country. thank you for joining us. >> in all, three dozen risch an diplomats have been ordered to get out of the united states. >> we are lye outside the russian consulate with the latest developments. >> reporter: russians we spoke with who were coming here to conduct business, get the visas taken care of and file paperwork say it was business as usual inside, but people coming and going that appeared to be the diplomats involved, they had nothing to say except for one
man. >> as i said, it's only an unfriendly step of the leaving administration. >> reporter: a man stepping in to a vehicle with consulate plates called the move by obama's administration as an unfriendly step. they have been told to leave the country in 72 hours. it's unclear how many of those people work out of the san francisco consulate on green street. every day business occurred as usual. >> it's just like every day, they were really helpful. >> reporter: the duplicaiplomat expolsion is in response to the -- they are upset about the days developments. >> i feel sad about that, i think it's some sort of a misunderstanding between the nations. >> reporter: in response to russian hacking two russian compounds are being shut down. two hackers wanted by the fbi are being targeted.
>> i'm mostly concerned about how the next president will handle it and our congress. because it does need to be investigated. >> reporter: president elect trump released a statement saying, it's time for our country to move on to bigger and better things. meanwhile, people at the russian consulate appear to be preparing to leave. returning to the building with full shopping bags, after consulate hours. in san francisco, abc 7 news. now, at 11:00. a man caused chaos for b.a.r.t. riders tonight, for more than an hour and a half he ran through the transbay tube. viewer daniel turner tweeted these pictures. trains had to move slowly in manual mode while police searched for him. after more than an hour, they tracked him down and removed him. two crashes on the bay bridge brought traffic to a crawl for thousand of commuters tonight. a truck overturned west of treasure island at 5:30. injuring one person.
same time, a crash in the eastern span blocked several lanes. look at this, drivers are backed up, both accidents were cleaned up after an hour or so. >> tonight a bay area woman is in jail for mail theft and the police say the crime was easy. she was in illegal possession of a master key allowing her to unlock mailboxes across the bay area. we have new details. >> reporter: dan, pleolice don' know how she got the master key, and now they are trying to return stolen mail to the owners. this is a parking lot where the police arrested the 45-year-old woman after she first parked illegally in a handicapped space. police later found she was high on drugs. methamphetamine was found in her car and that was not all. >> we located several articles of mail that does not belong to
her. >> reporter: mail from the south and east bay. >> and we found what we believe is a master key to a post office box and in addition to homemade keys inside the vehicle that were possibly used to open up mailboxes. >> reporter: master keys can open communitymailboxes like this one found in neighborhoods across the bay area. that is how it's believed she got more than a dozen pieces of mail. >> the arrest and the recovery of the key will hopefully help stem some of the mail theft that we have been experiencing in the area. >> reporter: last september, two thieves were caught on tape breaking in to a building in san francisco and used a stolen or counterfeit key to get in the mailboxes. >> it happened to me a little while ago. >> reporter: this man was a victim of mail theft and fearing his identity is at risk. >> i have had it happen to friends and i know it's a nightmare to get it undone.
>> reporter: police don't know how she got ahold of the keys. the u.s. po-- the postal servic is investigating. >> happening now, rain is on the way to the bay area, this is a live look outside from the camera. it's dry right now, that is about to change. we are tracking the rain with live doppler 7. >> yeah, let's check out live doppler 7, we are seeing clouds and that's rain moving in to the southern california coast line. take a look at the radar, there's thunderstorms off the coat. if you are traveling there. that rain is going to impact your travels tomorrow. we are tracking a system that is just over the pacific. it a cold storm, it's one system. there's another one coming. and basically what we are looking at is a potential for a few showers. hour by hour forecast at midnight saturday we are fine. so, if you are making plans for new year's eve or have plans. 6:00 a.m. look at what shows up. we have a few showers beginning to develop.
the question is, will the showers be out of here before the new year's activities begin? i will have a look at the start of 2016 and the new year's eve forecast and that includes a big chill. stay tuned. >> thank you, you can track the rain any time with the abc 7 news app, download it for free and enable push alerts to get breaking updates as they happen. >> let's show the scene in san francisco's civic center plaza after a shooting. this is what golden gate avenue and hyde street looked like at 5:30 as officers search for evidence. investigators have not released details of a suspect or the condition of the victim. a pot left unattended on a stove started a fire that destroyed a home in san leandro today. this is instagram video, it shows the firefighters trying to put out of the fire inside the kitchen of the two-story apartment on 164th street. again in san leandro. they kept the damage to just one unit. two adults and one child made it
out safely. >> the exfiance of ray mcdonald is revealing new details about a video that shows a fight. >> get away from me, stop! stop! >> kendra scott said that mcdonald beat her, causing bruises while he was on the team and she was pregnant with their son. she is filing an emergency request to stop his visits with their now 20 month old child. she told us why she recorded videos of their arguments. >> i used to record ray, just so that he could look back at it, you know, the following day and reflect on it. this time, i mean, i was scared. >> reporter: mcdonald's attorney said that the video is taken out of context is and being used to influence the custody hearings. >> at least two bay area cities are trying to cause what caused a rotten egg or sulpher like smell. there's been more than 100
complaints about the bad smell. we told you earlier tonight that the odor has drifted in to san francisco, so far, we don't know what it is and no one is taking responsibility. well, everyone is looking, its a big mystery. maybe we ought to offer a reward for the person that can solve it. >> well, tonight the bay area air quality management district said it appears to be a sulfer release from the chevron refinery in richmond. >> we all know drinking and driving is illegal. >> certainly, but you may be surprised to find out smoking marijuana and driving is legal. still ahead the new push from a bay area lawmaker to finally outlaw this legal loophole. >> and new details on the deadly dui that claimed the life of a south bay teen, for the first time, the family is opening up about their loss. and the special california send o
closing a loophole in relation to recreational marijuana. we have the story. >> reporter: under proposition 64, you cannot drive with an open container of marijuana in your car. state senator jerry hill of san matteo said that is not good enough. >> it did not say anything if you were driving and smoking a joint while you are driving or ingesting a brownie at the same time. >> reporter: center hill and assemblyman kevin lowe have introduced senate bill 65 that would close that loophole. >> it now is consistent with alcohol use in a vehicle be consistent in the sense that if
you drive a vehicle and you have a marijuana cigarette, it will be a infraction or misdemeanor. >> reporter: we were told it sounded like a good idea. >> marijuana does impair your driving and abilities. having it be different than drinking alcohol behind the wheel does not make sense. >> if we were to for example, allow you to smoke marijuana and not drink alcohol, it would diminish the ability of the public to accept it. >> reporter: smoking president or drinking alcohol while driving is different than being impaired which is always illegal, but there's not the equivalent of a breathalyzer for marijuana and that is a different issue. tonight, we have a first look at the 14-year-old san jose boy killed in a christmas day car crash. he was in a car with his parents when it was hit by a suspected
drunk driver. this provided to us by the family. the high school freshman died at the hospital after being rushed to the er. the family said, while we grieve this loss to the family, we celebrate the immenace joy that he offered to those he came in contact with. now, the suspected dui driver in the other car, also died. she has been identified as 25-year-old jessica zamora, she was wanted on a no bail warrant for a previous dui arrest. >> tonight, actress debbie reynolds received a special sendoff at one of the places she helped to make famous. they dimd their lights in her honor and her palm prints are out front in the cement, we know she will have a small joint
service with her daughter, carrie fisher. this drawing was tweeted of the two leading ladies embracing as they enter heaven. he said of their relationship, it's a beautiful love story. and tomorrow, 20/20 will air a special 1-hour edition dedicated to the pair. and it's called a hollywood love story. that is at 10:00 here on abc 7. expect more security in new york city on new year's eve than in previous years. 7,000 uniformed police officers will be watching the crowd at times square. there's no specific threat but the city is not taking chances. and 65 sand trucks will be parked on streets around the celebration, making it impossible for anyone to drive in to the crowd. the police chief said it will be one of the safest places in the world. and you can celebrate new year's eve with abc 7, dic clark's new year's rockin eve with ryan
seacrest. we will get you caught up on the knew at 11:00 and go back to ryan seacrest through midnight. >> it is going to get chilly around here. >> it is. and we have the forecast as we get ready to start a new year. >> that is right and as we close out 2016, we may bring in a few showers and the big chill. let's show you the new year's forecast, mostly cloudy at noon. we are looking at temperatures in the 40s, 50s and clouds will be decreasing as the night goes on. and it will clear out in time for midnight. your new year's eve will be a chilly one. mid 30s to the low 40s if you are going to outdoor celebrations grab your jacket or coat before you go out if you are sitting at home and watching the station, enjoy from the comfort of your home. you see all the cloud cover and that is what is helping to keep us ins lated. fog is reducing the visibility to three miles so watch out for the morning commute. this is something that you have not seen in a while. most of you in the 40s and 50s
tonight, well above freezing. that is where you will stay. a clear view of san francisco, a few showers are possible saturday morning. chilly new year's eve and new year's day, and shower chances and freezing conditions coming in next week. tomorrow morning, everyone is above freezing. mid 30s to the mid 40s. you will see high clouds around and the patchy fog. for your afternoon, just like today, you will see plenty of sun with a few high clouds. storm impact scale is coming in for saturday. it's a light system. saturday morning, we are expecting a few light showers. less than a .10 of an inch if we get anything and there's a potential for mixed precipitation over the peaks. here is a look at the hour by hour forecast. notice greens, just dotting the bay area, spotty showers are possible at 7:00 a.m. this is what i do want to draw your attention to. mt. hamilton is showing blue there, indicating snow and the pink is a mix of rain and snow. so, don't be surprised if you life in the south bay area and you look up and you see a
dusting of snow. spotty showers will continue through the late morning hours and by afternoon, all of that is gone. so your new year's eve plans are fine. if you are traveling up to tahoe for new year's eve, tomorrow is a good day to go. partly cloudy skies and snow showers on saturday. and possibly snow in to sunday. snow will be at low levels, but it's not going to be terribly windy. we have a one on the storm impact scale. we are expecting cold scattered showers, less than a quarter of an inch, dropping to 1,000 foot level by tuesday. here is why, arctic air will plunge south, driving the temperatures down, so it will be bone chilling cold. the cold where you feel your knuckles cracking. you need the extra moisturizer and you will need the winter clothing. tuesday morning. look at the temperatures. frigid, temperatures will be in the mid to upper 20s. on wednesday, it's a widespread freeze. bring in your frost sensitive plants and on thursday, early
morning that chill continues. we will not be out of it for a while. it will be worse before it gets better. here is the hour by hour forecast. a few showers developing as we head in to tuesday morning, we will see potential for widespread rain. some of it turning in to snow flakes at a thousand feet, perhaps lower. that continues tuesday night. you can download the abc 7 news app to help you track the systems coming through and the chill. dry tomorrow, one on the storm impact scale saturday morning and monday and tuesday, new year's eve is dry. you ring in 2017 with a coat, i hope and a lot of fun. tuesday, through thursday, expect the bone chilling cold conditions. it
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