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right now at 11:00, he is still on the run. the manhunt sin tenseifying for the man accused of shooting and killing a police officer in the central valley south of modesto. >> it was pretty hard to witness all of that, you know? that was -- yeah. >> fear and sadness is spreading in the small town of newman, where this tragedy is unfolding. >> nearly 24 hours later the search continues. nbc bay area's sergio quintana is live at newman police headquarters. you spoke to a convenience store
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clerk tonight. she was one of the last people to see that suspected gunman before the shooting. >> reporter: jessica, she says she actually recognized that gunman because he's been to the convenience store before and some of those visits have been tense. she also says she knew the police officer who was killed. shortly after the shooting detectives released these images of the man they say killed officer ronil singh. the images of the man buying beer were taken by security cameras at the newman food store moments before gunfire erupted. >> we saw the officer went after him. and moments later we went outside and we heard the gunshots. >> reporter: store clerk susanna gunman is not a stranger. she's seen him buying beer before. >> he's been aggressive in the past before, like verbally. >> reporter: the gray dodge pickup truck that investigators believe he was driving was hauled away from a nearby mobile
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home park. tonight a small memorial marks where officer singh was killed. according to stanislaus county sheriff's investigators he made a traffic stop at about 1:00 a.m. and then moments later radioed for help saying shots fired. singh was rushed to a local hospital but died of multiple gunshot wounds. one family who lived nearby was shocked to hear the gunfire and to learn officer singh was killed. >> he was a good officer. like people really loved him. it's sad. my mom couldn't stop thinking about it. like she didn't believe what happened. >> reporter: at police headquarters people keep bringing flowers, candles, and balloons for the seven-year veteran policeman. store clerk susanna martinez also knew officer singh because he was usually the first one to show up when they ever called for police assistance. she offered condolences to his family. >> just my respect and my prayers for you guys. and i'm so sorry. i always kept up in the sheriff department at 6:00 in the morning. it's pretty hard to witness all of that, you know?
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>> reporter: here at the police department this memorial to officer singh continues to grow. he leaves behind a wife and an infant child. investigators have not yet released many details on that suspected gunman, including his name. reporting live in newman, i'm sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. >> sergio, thank you very much. now we go to a weather alert. a wind advisory that could impact your morning commute. rob mayeda's tracking what the strongest gust can be. >> just before sunrise tomorrow morning in the north bay and i think the east bay and diablo range we'll be watching the wind speeds up to 45, maybe closer to 50 miles per hour in the higher hills. all of solano county. there you see the hills across the east bay and south bay. thi started at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. so elevations above 1,000 feet. we'll see the wind advisory from 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning into early friday morning. those wind gusts could cause some trema locah stage for some
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frosty temperatures as we get closer to the weekend. we'll talk more about the peak wind gusts, the timeline on that, and how cold temperatures could get approaching saturday morning and a forecast coming up in 15 minutes. >> okay. we'll see you then. thank you, rob. new at 11:00 tonight, not so fast. days after we first reported that the raiders could play next season at at&t park, san francisco city leaders now say that is not in their game plan. nbc bay area's jean elle is live in the city with the play by play on this one. jean? >> reporter: jessica, matt haney is about to be sworn in as the supervisor to represent this district and tonight he says he does not want the raiders to play here at at&t park. heayraiders' final season belongs to oakland and he says that the raiders play here, people who opposed to the raide coming over to san francisco. >> reporter: the san francisco supervisor-elect matt haney has his way, the giants will call time out on talks with the raiders about playing the team's
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final bay area season at at&t park. >> the raiders have done this out of retaliation because the city of oakland wants to get? money they believe the raiders owe them. and that's between the raiders and oakland. >> reporter: haney doesn't believe there's support at city hall for hosting the raiders temporarily. he says eight football games would require lots of city services and have an impact on people who live near the ballpark. >> when you have, you know, tens of thousands of people coming into the city for a game, that takes a lot of partnership around transportation, around public safety. >> reporter: he says he has let the giants know he doesn't support the idea and will work to stop it. >> i'm looking forward to it. >> reporter: but down by the ballpark some restaurant managers hope the giants and the raiders can make a deal. big crowds at at&t can mean big business. >> it's mayhem in here. it's busy. people coming from all over the area and it's a pretty jumping place. business is good.
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>> reporter: lots of opinions about this business deal, and it is business. and haney is hoping that the giants lend the talks with the raiders before he becomes supervisor. if not he says he will get to the business of looking into legislative options to end the deal. reporting live in san francisco, jean elle, nbc bay area news. >> jean, thanks very much. right now a look at capitol hill where the senate is set to reconvene tomorrow as the government shutdown continues. the problem is very few senators are expected to be around for that reconvening. so it doesn't appear we're any closer to a resolution to end that partial shutdown. negotiations in washington remain at a standstill. president trump and the first lady melania trump surprised troops in iraq with this unannounced visit today. it's the president's first trip combat zone a commander in chief. he was greeted with a standing ovation. they thanked troops for their service. mr. trump talked about a range of topics, including the shutdown and the standoff over funding for a border wall. >> how long do you think the shutdown will last, mr. president? ? whatever it takes. i mean, we're going to have a
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wall. >> and that's something democrats have said they will not fund. well, the government shutdown continues to affect locals and tourists here in the bay area. in san francisco fort fenson is closed. while the park lot is off limits, people are still bringing their dogs out there for walks on the beach. but they are parking on skyline boulevard. regulars say it's frustrating to be locked out and forced to park on a dangerous roadway. >> it's so dangerous. my door nearly got whacked off as i opened it. and i was really careful opening. but it's a freeway. >> no overflowing trash bins at fort fence-ton. but we did find a trash can that definitely needed emptying near the closed municipal pooesh at aquatic park. in the south bay a worried family's search has a tragic ending. family members discovered the body of a man along highway 85 nnyvale. this is after police found his wrecked car. many questions are being raised c bay area's ian cull joins us
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s really confusing because the body was found quite a distance from the car. >> reporter: that's right, jessica. that's one of the questions the chp is trying to find answers to. his car was found last night but his body wasn't found until 13 hours later on the other side of the highway. tonight investigators are still trying to piece together what happened to a los gatos man who crashed on highway 85 in sunnyvale but was found dead about a mile from the scene. the chp was investigating this morning, tng40-year-old alan wilcox crashed his suv christmas night around 6:30 in the northbound left lane. when officers arrived, the toyota rav4 was empty. they looked around but couldn't find him. it wasn't until this morning when the family decided to search the area themselves. they discovered his body on the southbound side, on the elevated embankment hundreds of yards away. >> we're still trying to connect the dots and piece that
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together, how family members came to be aware of their -- of that party being involved in a collision. >> reporter: wilcox's relatives consoled each other after finding his to talk with nbc bay area. the chp believes wilcox crossed traffic and was not hit but was trying to look for help. it's unclear if wilcox had a cell phone or if he became disoriented. they want to find out. >> fatality collisions are not particularly unusual, but the way that this one has transpired it is unusual. >> right now the chp does not suspect foul play. the coroner will determine how wilcox died. we're live in san jose. ian cull, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, ian. the family demanding answers tonight after san jose police shot and killed a woman. her family says she and a friend were out celebrating the holidays and they believe police mistook them for someone else and opened fire on this car early christmas morning. police say they were in a car that looked like the one
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involved in a shooting earlier that morning. officers contend they were forced to open fire when the woman tried ram them with her car. the family plans to hold a vigil tomorrow and chief eddie garcia is set to hold a news conference tomorrow as well. it's a story of preparedness. a father and son in san rafael escape from their burning apartment by creating a rope out of bed sheets. when the flames took over their apartment this morning, they tied the sheets together and rappelled down from the second floor window. but others reacted quickly too. one mother desperately threw they are children to neighbors waiting to catch them below. luckily, everyone survived. >> that's all that matters. everything else can be replaced. >> fortunately, we just had one minor injury from onef people that went out the second floor window. no injuries to firefighters. >> we have a cause. investigators believe the fire started because someone left a barbecue unattended. this fire destroyed four aparen n all boarded up. the red cross is assisting families that were displaced.
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still ahead, video that may make neighbors a little nervous. the neighborhood where three mountain lions were spotted just taking a stroll down someone's driveway. and three in one. a billboard and a bed and breakfast too. the reason people are about to start kamg out necamping out ne sign in the south bay. here's what we'll be watching before sunrise tomorrow. these increasing wind speeds out of the north and east by hills. a wind advisory and weatr alert started tomorrow. we'll look at those changes hour by hour when we come right back.
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the loss of their daughter. the 14-year-old was found dead below the horseshoe bend overlook in arizona. a family mourning the loss of their daughter. the 14 yerld was found dead lo overlook in arizona. horseshoe bend is a popular tourist attraction with a gorgeous view of the colorado river and redli nr the utah border. but there are no barriers there. and police say the teen and her
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family were visiting arizona when the girl accidentally fell off the overlook on christmas eve. rescue crews recovered her body on christmas morning about 700 feet below the overlook. thousands of bevmo customers are victims of a data breach. the concord-based company says a hacker was able to capture payment records between early august and late september. so far they say only online purchases were involved. in-store customers should be in the clear. the alcohol retailer tells nbc bay area some 15,000 customers are impacted. bevmo says it is looking into that data breach. talk about whiplash wednesday. record surge for stocks after a four-day slide. the dow posted its largest one-day point gain in history. climbed nearly 1,100 points a turnaround after it dropped more than 600 on monday. retail stocks led today's trading but even with the rally
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the market remains on track for its worst december since 1931. new at 11:00, it is not your typical campout. this one is in downtown san jose and four stories up in the air. four diehard football fans will begin living on a billboard. this starts tomorrow. it's all a run-up to the national championship game at levi's stadium. that's coming up in a couple of weeks. each of the fans represents one of the four teams in the playoffs. they will get three meals a day. snacks. they've got a tent. there will also be a shower. all of them are glad to hear that. the two fans whose teams make thele attend that game on january 7th. the game at levi's is having an impact on san jose's christmas in the park. crews spent the day breaking down the family-friendly event. you can ee the work continued into the night. gh new christmas in the park year's day. but not this year. they're oefting the events tied to the big game. normally it takes 14 days to clear the park outut o best in
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five days. we've got extra bodies, extra equipment to try to take care of that. so we'll be out here from basically 7:00 in the morning till 10:00 at night. >> next year marks the 40th anniversary of christmas in the park, and it will not be ending early next year. well, the countdown to 2019 in full swing, and with the new year comes new laws. as of january 1st. nbc bay area's sam brock breaks it down for us. >> this is what democracy looks like. >> this is what democracy looks like. >> reporter: the "me too" movement marked more than just a cultural awakening for america in 2018. it signaled the urgency to act for one of the country's most progressive states. >> california's going to take the for the rest of the nation to show h advocates in san francisco. the group co-sponsored pokz works for equal rights legislation that guarantees courts fairly and kichbltly sexual addresses some of the kind of sneaky tactics we've seen employers use to silence workers and to keep them from
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being able to file sexual harassment and other workplace claims. >> california witnessed more gun violence tragedy bringing communities to their knees. >> it doesn't happen anywhere else on planet earth. >> reporter: as gavin newsom steps into the governor's office, the state's gun laws are about to tighten. the legal age for buying long guns like rifles or shotguns jumped from 18 to 21, and bump stocks will be officially banned. other laws taking effect january 1st, all mail ballots must be prepaid by municipalities. customers can only get a plafstc straw by request at restaurants. mi minimum wage rise tods 12 bucks an hour for most companies and motorized scooters don't require'r on a bicycle orelmet mandatory is mind-boggling. >> reporter: and despite the new law the sfmpa strongly recommends all scooter riders wear a helmet. in fact, it's part of their best practices. exact same thing for the department of public health, which is currently studying the number of people injured without
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wearing helmets using non-traditional transportation methods. the first look at those results will be available in the next six months. reporting live from the embarcadero this evening, sam brock, nbc bay area news. >> helmet. that's the way we're going with everyone. okay? yeah. >> well, jackets tomorrow morning. >> all right. >> maybe not helmets required for the wind that's coming our way, but it's going to be gusty in the north bay and east bay hills heading toward tomorrow morning. you may notice it might wake you up a little bit later on tonight. ight now partly cloudy skiesez conditions starting to move in. not too bad right now at 53 degrees. dublin relatively quiet. no wind right now. 42 degrees. actually could see temperatures briefly dipping into the 30s before those winds pick up after about 3:00 a.m. and just before sunrise. there's a view of san jose. 49 degrees. not expecting a lot of wind in san jose. we should still see low temperatures dropping closer to the low 40s by the morning. right now most of the wind up
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here in northern sonoma county not an impact really for the next couple of hours until we approach sthiez. that's when the wind advisory gets under way, and we will show you it will be the inner portions of napa county, solano county and the diablo range that will likely see the strongest wind gusts. that coming up in just about 30 seconds. for the morning we'll be looking at temperatures probably in the 40s. these 30s you see on the board will probably get there between midnight and 2:00 a.m. then as the winds pick up you're actually going to see milder air mix on down toward the surface. now the wind speeds, 3:00 a.m., watch these numbers from vacaville, orinda, danville into alum rock and keep a close eye on where that orange is showing up on the map. that's where the wind advisory gets started and here's where we'll see the strongest wind gusts above 30, maybe 40-mile-per-hour gusts in thebe the interior northern california for the morning. then as we head through the afternoon breezy, not too windy. closer to the inner bay, but certainly a cool and blustery
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day. sunny skies, windy, and highs only in the 50s. so a light jacket even during the afternoon would be a good idea. seeing breezy conditions. and the wind advisory all the way through about 4:00 a.m. on friday. now, speaking of friday, let's take a look at some of these temperatures. we'll begin to see more 30s. then as we kind of fast-forward into saturday morning now more widespread 30s showing up. and wind hiefr sheltered spots. salinas valley, north bay valleys would not rule out some 20s for satllyurday start for the weekend. a dry start. as you notice your high pressure, dry north winds. systems miss us to the east of the sierra. slight chance of showers this weekend. right now looks mainly up here focity. might see a few showers. but that system falls apart. in fact, as we get toward new year's eve and new year's day ult we're experiencing tomorrow and friday. might see another round of some north winds. chilly temperatures. and look at the long-range forecast. unfortunately, staying quite dry. in fact, as we expand this out
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beyond what you're seeing on the seven-day forecast beyond the screen ten-day outlook will take us all the way through the 5th and not a lot showing up around the bay area. so breezy, chilly, and dry will be the trend of the next seven, very likely ten days as wind speeds will be gusty tomorrow. less wind on friday. and with the clear skies, dry air moving in. that canadian air condition will drop those temperatures. probably frost advisories at least on saturday but might see freeze warnings for the salinas valley. something we'll be watching closely as we get into the weekend. >> thanks very much. coming up next, the dmz admits to a big mistake. the extra work you will have to do to get your new i.d. and we have jimmy. >>jennifer lopez is here tonigh! robert klein. music from jay balvin. it's a great show. stay tuned. happening now, california does not have a new millionaire but new york does. the winning ticket for tonight's powerball jackpot was sold in the empire state. jackpot $300 million.
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with a cash payout option of 180 mill. ponder that. and we'll be back with more news after the break. post christmas but there are already some complaints about deliveries. the surprising rights you have when unwanted merchandise lands at your front door. plus- kari is tracking our forecast as you make weekend plans. tomorrow from 4:30 to 7.
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okay. some tough news for cal football fans tonight. >> yeah. the cheese-it bowl -- >> cheese-it. >> you're not crazy about that name. >> no. >> the golden bears came up just short. interceptions on both sides kept the score at 7 apiece for most of the night until the final seconds in overtime. there were all kinds of interceptions. i think there were seven. all-time record for the cheese-it bowl. texas christian kicker jonathan song nailed 2015. >> i likets. but maybe not as a bowl. the fans can't get enough. you're looking live atoingn the. but tomorrow night's game is expected to break a record. the game is expected to break the franchise record for consecutive sellout games. it's going to be the 311th consecutive sellout. warriors against the trail blazers at 7:30. serena williams capped off
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finally tonight, a family has a whole lot of reasons to celebrate christmas eve. mom, dad, and their they got quite the surprise when their bundle of joy was born on the same day as they were. their daughter was due in january but she came two weeks early. the couple says violet's arrival hasn't really sunk in yetedutgi. >> we get what we refer to as bir-christmas gifts. which is your birthday gift and your christmas gift combined. in your christmas wrapping paper. >> now, the kellys say once violet gets a little older they'll probably have their birthday parties a few weeks before christmas to spread out the celebrations and make her
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birthday special. they all share a birthday. they can't forget. >> but they want to separate them a bit. >> how about a look at tomorrow morning's forecast? >> wind. that's the story of the day. >> that's all you need to know. >> wind. all right. watch out for your hair. good night. >> bye-bye. ♪ alause ] rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tot mmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- jennifer lopez,

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