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ray taliaferro was a force on the bay area radio airwaves for years. he disappeared and was found dead last weekend. now his son is asking questions and hiring his own private investigator. hello and thank you for joining us. for the first time, the wife of ray taliaferro is respondsing to her husband's death. his body was found in a wooded area in paducah, kentucky last week. he had been missing for weeks. here's the report. >> reporter: since his body was found we've heard from taliaferro's son, police, with you not his wife. she was with him when he
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disappeared. tonight we received a exclusive statement from her just as her husband's son told us he's hired a private investigator to look into the case. >> ray tal farrow was last seen at this church in kentucky on november 10th. two teenagers found him dead in a wooded area. no signs of foul play but his son thinks there's more to the story. >> i feel there was foul play bringing his body to that area. >> the husband and wife were checking out this they've hired a private detective to look into the case. charlotte crawford said "we're all so saddened at the loss of my beloved ray and hope that all
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his friends and family can coming together." >> he drove away. my father wasn't a driving person. he always took a cab. he might have some colleagues that know what whenever he led in the morning he always took a cab. >> paducah's department, he believes, dropped the ball on his father who was suffering from dementia. >> there could have been other things that cribbed to his depth. family spokesperson for crawford tells me she hopes to have a memorial in san francisco as well. and include his family. reporting in the news room, abc 7 news. allright. shiftingearsnow, new detls t and help for those whose homes were damaged or lost.
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the announcement was to scar a rumor that residents would miss out on funds if they weren't inspected by fema. it is the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in history. meantime, fema trailers arrived today in butte county to serve as temporary housing for some of the camp fire ivs. brewries around the country are showing their support for camp fire sciee called resilience ipa. hundreds have signed on. they say brewers wanted to help. >> it's a tragedy what's going on. what has happened down there with the fire.
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>> it's amazing what type of call to arms kind of that someone like that comes out and says we need help. >> sales will go to did victims of camp fire. students are planning a walkout for monday. the bay area news group report the teachers are updated with contract negotiations. they plan to walk to city hall where they hope to speak to the mayor. the walkout is not sanctioned by the union. the teachers have been without a contract for about two years now. pg & e is replacing a leaning power pole in pacifica. this shows the crews beginning to repair the pole. it comes after a story.
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phoneallhe ells us she got the construction and a possible outage after our report aired. >> i got a call yesterday from senator jerry hill's office saying they had seep the television news clip about the situation and they were calling to check in with us and check pg & e and said they should get on to it. >> the company told us there was no danger of it falling. repairs will be completed by tomorrow. authorities are searching foriv after his vehicle veered off 101 into the san francisco way. witnesses say the man got out of this black mazda suv, flagged down a passing car and took off. officers say no other people
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were in the car. turn your eyes to the night sky to watch a rocket launched from vandenberg air base. here's more. >> reporter: this recent rockets launch cast a bright streak across the bay area sky. the mysterious looking object prompted calls to our newsroom and oakland shabow space and science center. >> they want to know what it is, they don't understand it. they think it's a meetor. >> said to launch, expected to look similar or even brighter but adding to the mystique, it's actually a spy satellite. >> these are satellites with high resolution cameras on them, communicationsing monitor and equipment, so on. they don't tell you a lot about it because it is a secret. another half-hour yet before launch. >> reporter: three rocket
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boosters will be shooting the satellite into oar built. it's the size of a small buzz. normally we like to bring you bright clear video but when you're trying to watch a rocket launch darkness is necessary. so we're going to turn off the lights. >> we should see it somewhere flyweight this area is where it first should appear. >> a crowd of people packed the observation deck. the launch scheduled for shortly after 8:00. >> they moved the time to 8:15. >> seven, six, five -- we have ignition -- four, three -- hold, hold. >> reporter: as the launch was scrubbed people retreated for warmth. >> some kind of technical problem that cropped up just before it was time to ignite the engines, so they are postponing. hopefully they'll go again tomorrow night. >> reporter: this is the second time the launch has been postponed. it's unclear when it will be
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rescheduled. abc 7 news in oakland. >> quite a different sight here. china successfully launched its own rocket earlier today looking to do something no one has ever done before. it's looking to land a rover on the far side of the moon, the side that never faces the earth. the landing is not supposed to happen until sometime in january. scientists are curious since it's sets to launch. santa con comes to town. a little later, see how a bay area community that has been through so much is opening its hearts for the holidays. get the skis and snow boards
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out. there is a lot of ski in the area. the resort that are open now. >> tonight we're tracking areas of
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. red suits were definitely in style today. santa com invaded san francisco and dozens of other cities, whether santa was wanted or not. cornell bernard has a look at what's naughty and what's nice about this tradition. >> happy holidays! >> reporter: ready or not, here
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comes santa con. a sea of red ready to party. >> everyone has a great time. everyone should come out. >> it's filling up little by little. >> reporter: check out the line on powell street. it stretched around the corner. security guard dominic augustine is checking bags. >> don't get do intox dated this week. >> reporter: they were denied an event permit but santas still showed up. >> this is going to happen no matter what. you're going to have 17,000 santas down here whether the city likes it or not. >> reporter: this north beach cafe posted a time telling santas to stay away because of too many problems in past years.
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>> get on the sidewalk. thank you very much. >> reporter: the chief says keeping everyone save is no easy task. >> we want to make sure people are safe. they go out and go to the nightclubs and bars, all the festivities. lot of drinking. >> this bar totally packed. managers removed all the furniture to make room. >> so far, so good. the room has only overflowed once. it will get worse later. it is what it is. >> reporter: yeah, it is what it is. she said and chaos, it is her biggest day of the year. last year san francisco police say they people for public intoxication. no update on what happened this year. >> santa con participants were encouraged to bring toys to donates. the san francisco firefighters toy drive was set up near union
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square, a popular spot during santa con. that's usually where all the santas gather. the arrangement works out nicely, they say. >> people have reached out to us over the last five or six years, this is kind of a good gathering appointment for people enjoying the event . it ends up being one of our biggest donor-driven events of the whole season. >> toy drive organizers sad they collect about 150,000 toys. abc 7 news was aquatic part when police officers and others took a quick dip. they call it the plunge for wishes and they braved 59-degree water to raise about 130,000. >> it's a good event.
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we get in the water and everybody has a good time and we raise money for the kids to grant those wishes. >> we have a lot of officers here. >> reporter: abc p news reporter served at the m.c. today. some of the people who took a plunge in the bay also calledle the cable car to help the make-a-wish foundation. people across california are hitting the slopes. kirkwood resort opened the entire mountain today, the first tahoe resort to do so. kirkwood has received more than seven feet of snow to date, which means the slopes are open ahead of schedule. since october 1st, the average snowfall has been around four to five feet. talking about snow and other types of precipitation possibly in the forecast.
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let's get to drew. >> it's great to see that snowfall so early in the season. we're running above average in the sierra and showers monday will bring more snow. showing you the active radar sweep across the region. our skies are dry but we have an issue with fog tonight. we turn on visibility and a dense fog advisory is in effect for solano county and parts of the inland east bay, area shaded in gray, this lasting until 11:00 tomorrow morning. places affected, va layo, conk order, dublin, pleasanton and liver moore. look at fairfield. we're down to an eighth of a mile visibility, close to a mile in livemoore. that fog is dense in spots it's not going anywhere overnight
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tonight. first thing tomorrow morning, especially under that dense fog advisory, you may have to slow down, because that fog will gradually lifts. 40 in santa rosa. 48 in mountain view. san francisco checking in with temperature of about 47 degrees. we're tracking fog. otherwise, it's partly to mostly cloudy tonight. temperatures upper 30s to mid 40s it will drop to over the next 12 hours. rain free on tomorrow. sunday it's a blend of sun and clouds out there. partly sunny by midday. by 4:00, similar to where we were today, mid 70s 50s to low 60s for the high. sunday, about 58 in oakland and san francisco. ability 62 in san jose. 58 in sapt rosa and
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rain returns early monday morning. this is a level one light system coming our way monday. light showers, weak wind and by noon the system is identity of here by monday. future weather gets you into early monday morning. by 1:30 in the morning we start to track showers and the north bay. by 4:00 or 5:00 in the morning, they move to the heart of a bay area approaching san francisco, vallejo, in that area. by 7:00, 8:00, this system loses a lot of moisture and by noon, it's out of here. we're not talking agent a lot of rain by any measure. south bay and inland spots won't see a drop. the high about a quarter inch in the north bay. the forecast, after that dense morning fog for some tomorrow, partly sunny skies. there's that morning shower on
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monday. we're dry midweek and our next chance for rain would come late on friday. still a one on the storm impact scale. be careful. the fog, it is 24ik in places. >> good advice m thanks. >> just
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. more an a hundred volunteers took part in today's 13th annual presidio planting day. it's to reintroduce more than a thousand nativ c new w in san francisco for the event organized by the presidio trust. it's an effort to engage the community in restoring the nearly 270 acres of the eastern presidio which is about 20% of the park. >> it's a 30, 40-year project to slowly piece back together the
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ecological habitats that were lost when this was an army base. >> volunteers also helped remove land fillings, reintroduce native animal species, upgrade trail and help restore the park's natural resources. anthony flores in for mindyback. to the ice. >> the sharks nearly letting a lead slip away but they came up with the win. before it even puts on an oakland as uniform, kyler murray gets to strike [sneezing] ♪ you don't want to cancel your plans. [sneezing] cancel your cold. the 1-pill power of new advil multi-symptom cold & flu
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for the fist time in franchise history the oakland as are going to have a highs man trophy winner in their organization. oklahoma quarterback kyler murray pulls off a shocking upset to win the award. >> awarded to kyler murray of oklahoma university. >> murray surprising many by baiting out alabama's tutuaa baker mayfield won last year. this season murray competed 71% of his passes throwing for 2,000 yards. he rushed for nearly 900 yards. as as dual threat, here he is thanking his coach. >> nobody knows how hard these past couple of years have been for me but you're my family and through it all, you've pushed
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me, you've kept me going, you've kept me focused. yeah you pushed me harder than any coach ever has and i wane to say thank you for believing in me and allowing me to be the quarterback of this team and the leader of this team. thank you, coach. >> as of right now he says he's still headed to the as. army/navy. army opened up with a five-play 82-yard drive capped by a touchdown. these two te aof 26ss navy trailed but gets on the board in the fourth. that cut the lead to 10-7. army responds 94 seconds later. hopkins again. 17-17 after a navy field goal. they don't recover the onside kick. 17-10, the final. >> a bunch of guys who will
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never quilt. that's the greatest thing about this team. we don't quit. >> to the ice, eight of their last nine games for the sharks have been part of a bach-to-back tonight, ending a brutal part of their schedule in arizona, taking on the coyotes. the sharks have had issues on the road and holding on to leads. they would jump out to a 2-0 advantage, a quick two goals in the first. joe pavelski scores on the redirect. logan couture makes it 2-0. evander cane turns on the jets. the coyotes would respond with the nthr gls and at 3:003. the sharks will get the victory. ra dell beats aidan hill. it's the game winner. sharks win 5-3. they return home to san jose on monday.
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this sports report is sponsored by river rock casino. coming up in 20 minutes, we'll preview sunday's football games. >> thanks very much. more to come. new details coming out about the teacher arrested for forcibly cutting a student's hair in class. we're hearing from a lawyer who represents the boy. a shakeup at the white house
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ray taliaferro's wife has given
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a stage to abc news. for the first time since her husband's body has been found. she talked to him a couple of months before he went missing. taliaferro's son has hired a private investigator to look into the case. crawford said we are all so saddened at the loss of my beloved ray and hope that all his friends and family can come together to honor the man and the legacy of a great pioneer. >> after the planned launch of a spy satellite from vandenburg base was scrubbed. seven seconds before liftoff, the launch was put on hold, then cancelled. details of what happened have not been released. sanity con invaded dozens of cities today. san francisco denied santa con an event permit for safety
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respects, but santas still showed up. too many problems in the past with large drunken crowds had police on patrols, keeping santas and bystanders safe. plump announcing changes today. he's made his choice of a new joint chief of staff but he's going to need a new chief of staff. ty hernandez on the departure of john kelly. >> reporter: john kelly receiving his marching orders, the president making the announcement headed to the army/navy game. >> john kelly will be leaving -- i don't know if i can say retiring, but he's a great guy. >> it was a job kelly appeared to be reluctant to accept. >> i did something and i'm being punished. >> kelly fired omarosa in the
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room. which she recorded. >> i'm only going to fire a couple of minutes. these are lawyers. we're going to talk to you about leaving the white house. >> some in the white house bristled at restrictions he imposed including limits on access to the ole office. but the president stood by him even as others insisted his days was numbered. this is a marine that i like a lot. we know he's doing an fantastic job. >> kelly was expected to announce his departure on monday, but the president beat him to it. >> we will be announcing who will be taking john's face. it might be on an interim basis. john will be leaving at the end of the year. >> nick ayers is a likely replacement. > meantime, the fbi's
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counterintelligence investigation into the trump campaign and russian ties. that's what former fbi director james comey told the republican-led house jishy committee held on friday. tonight, we are hearing from the attorney of a buy who says his client was terrified when his teacher began cutting his hair during a class at a central valley high school. >> what so proudly we hailed. >> that is so bizarre. >> the woman sang the star spangled barn by clipping the boys hair. she faces criminal charges. the young man's attorney described the young man's disbelief and fear.
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>> he didn't know what to do. he couldn't believe what was happening. he -- she's coming for somebody else. in the video we see that later. he was absolutely terrified. >> that teacher is out of jail. her students told a local newspaper that she had another outburst earlier in the week before cutting the boy's hair and chasing a girl with sciss s scissors. >> violenttests in paris. thousands of demonstrators clashed with the police irate on a tax on fume. abc news correspondent james norman tells us more. >> reporter: the continuing crisis in france tonight. cars on fire, clashes with police in paris's moist famous landmarks. for the first time armored trucks with water cannons
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deployed. an estimated 120,000 out on french streets tonight, nearly 1400 arrests. more than 130, including politician, injured. >> it's been this endless back and forth between the police. there's tear gas in the air. it's very, very strong. >> reporter: some protesters throwing the canisters back at the police. ike ops such as the eiffel tower closed. there was a rallying cry for what's dubbed the yellow vest movement. thousandsagery at the rise of cost in living. there's a personal dislike for president emanuel macron. police averting a recent of last week's violence, defacing the arc de triomphe.
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abc news. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 11:00, a special delivery from a bay area community that's gone through some trying times this year. see how they're trying to spread that holiday spirit. >> meteorologist, we're still tracking that dense fog. we'll have the youand the holiday spiritoss just hits you... yes! or when you get the best deal... on a treat for your best friend? .
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. forfour u.s. service members overseas, a holidays can be a tough time. volunteers in the north bay who have been through so much this year still wanted toe show their appreciation with a little piece of home. packing the napa valley college gym, hundreds from this community doing a little packi this is operation with love from home. what started in 2007 as a a worker's teenage son serving
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in iraq has turned into this. >> volunteers, donations. we come together. we doe nanate items that we knoe needed. >> from stuffing brags to panning packages. >> tuna packs, sox, recreational items. >> each nine and a half pound box will go to someone like this. >> my son conor is currently deployed in the middle east as a united states ma middle eastern. -- in the middle east. >> i want to thank the organization and thank everybody that donated. way for some to give back. gabriel, an air force a in omand his first box. >> one item that really stands out was a small american flag.
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i think have it. >> for a community who has been tested by natural disasters, today was a reminder there's so much to be thankful for. >> the community is really generous. we're strong and resilient. it's coming together for the greater good. >> surely a lot of people happy. since the organization started they've shipped -- get this -- 16,000 care packages to troops overseas. all right. once again with the weather out there, let's get to drew standing by in the weather senator. >> we're tracking fog dense in spots right now. that led to a dense fog advisor. this will last until 11:00 tomorrow rpg month. it includes solano county and portions of the east bay. look at the visibility. it is reduced in spots down to an eighth of a mile in
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fairfield, down so zero miles in concord. that will linger first thing in the morning. be aware of that. overnight tonight, fog inl inl l upper 30s. >> monday morning, one on the storm impact scale. out of here by noon on monday. partly sunny after morning fog. our next chance of rain will come friday night. pretty dry stretch in between. >> i like those suns. so depressed after that weather. >> >> blue skies, not so much. >> the raiders coming up next. they're going to have a sunny outlook. jon gruden building on the positives for a negative season.
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. only the, the sharks ending a brutal stretch of their schedule in arizona. you see eight of hair last nine games have been par of a back-to-back. the sharks have had issues on the road and holding on to leads. they jumped out to a q q q q q two-point advantage early. second period, vapid lights the lamp. the kcoyotes responded. the sharks get the victory. it's his first goal in the nhl. it's a gamewier 5-3 sharks. they return home on monday.
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it's back-to-back heisman's for oektd. kyler murray pulls off a shocking upset to win college football's biggest apart r washed. >> the 2008 highs man trophy is awarded to kyler murray of oklahoma university. >> surprising many by beating out duane haskins of ohio state. hoe had the numbers but maybe he thought tua was going to win because he's the bles player on the best team. murray completed 71% of his passes going for more than 4,000 yards. he rushed for 900 yards. he was emotional after the big win. >> nobody really knows how hard these past coupling of years have been for me by you're my family and through it all, you've pushed me. you kept me going, you kept me focused. yeah.
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you pushed me harder than any coach ever has. i just want to say thank you for believing in me and allowing me to be the leader of this team. so thank you, coach. >> in the nfl tight end jerry cook is going to be lighter in the walt. he's been find for unsportsmanlike conduct. the 2-0 raiders post pittsburgh tomorrow. if you're a raiders fan looking for some positives from this season. here's one. derek carr, despite a slow start has completed 69% of his passes and hasn't thrown a pick in the past seven games. jon gruden thinks it's something to build on. >> this is a tough league. you're going to be in it seven, eight years. you're going to have to prove your mental toughness. we're playing for a lot. we're going to keep building the breks and trying to lay a foundation for the future of this football team.
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>> the 2-10 49ers playing playig tomorrow. after the success at the end of the regular season last year people thought it would be quicker. fans are upset but the fans say wait a minute, wait a minute. >> when you have bad here record wise, people want dlast home run drast ek change. they want quick answers. if you think the key is to get it right and do the best thing possible and put our team in the best chance possible to win, that's what we're going to do hard after this year. >> women's volleyball. best team in country with one loss. cardinal up six. mcclure with the spike. catherine plummer ends it. byu, the only team to beat the cardinal this season.
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cal hosting state. the cross court pass to justin sue we. he hits the three. less than a minute left, aztecs trail by three. matt bradley with the answer hits the game winning three. cal wins it 89-83. they're 3-5 on the season. >> fc hosting the portland timbers. 39th minute, license agreements with a good slide tackle and good bounce. josef martinez will bury1- ame franco escobar puts the nail in the coffin. your final 2-0. this abc 7 sports report is sponsored by river rock casino. i think we covered everything, football, baseball, hockey, soccer. we hit it all. >> badminton? >> there you go.
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>> maybe not everything. i stand corrected. >> i was impressed. how are you supposed to remember all the names? there are some -- >> you write it down and take notes. that's what you have to do sometimes. >> that's it for tonight, everything. for all of us here, thanks for joining it. have not just a wonderful night, a glorious evening. we'll see you on faeb and twitter and all
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hundred roads named "park" in the u.s. it's america's most popular street name. but allstate agents know that's where the similarity stops. if you're on park street in reno, nevada, the high winds of the washoe zephyr could damage your siding. and that's very different than living on park ave in sheboygan, wisconsin, where ice dams could cause water damage. but no matter what park you live on, one of 10,000 local allstate agents knows yours. now that you know the truth, are you in good hands?
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