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live where you live, this is "abc7 news." >> now at 11:00, a hitchhiking college student was kidnapped and held hostage. tonight, police say she made a daring escape. good evening and thank you for joining us. >> this terrifying or deal happened this morning at 1245 heller and mclauughlin drive. >> it ended with the college student jumping out of the moving car. katie? >> reporter: this is the intersection where she made that escape. a university spokesman tells me she's doing okay, all things considered. students tell me hitchhiking is common, and they're shocked that this happened. >> she's really lucky.
>> reporter: students can't believe what happened to one of their own. they don't bat an eye at the fact that she was hitchhiking. >> i was kind of terrified, because, you know, you put a lot of trust, and i see people hitchhiking all the time. >> a student would be counting on another student to be in that car, and there's like some camaraderie here. >> reporter: police say the victim was hitchhiking at this bus stop at heller and mclaughlin drive at 12:45 thursday morning. a man picked her up. he was smoking marijuana behind the wheel. when they got to where she wanted to stop, he kept moving. the then jumped from the moving car. >> i give her props, because i would not know what to do. hopping out of the car like that, that was really smart. >> reporter: she suffered minor injuries. there are nighttime shuttles and other safer ways to get around. >> we have a police escort service that can help students during the evening.
hitchhiking comes with its own set of dangers and you don't know who you're getting a ride from. >> reporter: the suspect is in his mid 20s, driving a four-door sedan with a red paper license plate from a dealership. new details involving the teenager accused of sexually assaulting a fellow high school student after a football game. the district attorney's office says tonight their investigation is ongoing and it has not decide wld to press charges against the 15-year-old high school student. the father of the high school student making the accusations told "abc7 news" yesterday his daughter was raped after a football game on november 18th. however, in a new interview today with our media partners at the bay area news group, the father of the 15-year-old boy now accused -- defended his son, calling the act consensual.
on the peninsula tonight, police are looking for a man accused of exposing himself to a woman walking her dog. this is a sketch of the suspect. it happened yesterday morning on luis road near oregon expressway. police say he stopped to ask for directions. the woman managed to take a picture of the man's car, an older model four-door mazda. a man was shot multiple times and rushed to a nearby hospital. police haven't set his condition or if they're looking for suspects. tonight, a driver is dead after a four-car crash on one of san francisco's busiest streets. this was the wreckage that was left behind on lumbard street and now we're learning a stuck accelerator pedal may be to blame.
>> reporter: two people are still in the hospital tonight, one with critical injuries following this terrible crash, which shut down this intersection and most of lumbard street, costing one man his life. >> i just heard a really loud bang. >> reporter: cynthia won't forget the sound of cars colliding at this intersection. >> a lot of people scrambled to the front to the window to see what was going on. >> it was crazy. i didn't really couldn't imagine how many people got hurt. >> reporter: this white prius was hit broadside by a marine ford suv. paramedics tried to save the life of the man in the prius. >> they pried the door off and were giving him cpr for maybe 15 minutes until four ambulances showed up. >> reporter: but the man did not survive. several other drivers were sent to the hospital. police say the driver of the maroon suv was going about 60 miles an hour down the road, possibly due to a stuck accelerator pedal, which caused the suv to run a red light.
>> the car coming down just totally turned and knocked the other car about 30 feet, kept going. they were a pretty elderly couple. >> reporter: john says this intersection is dangerous. >> that is an intersection i've seen maybe three accidents before while i was here. >> reporter: the intersection was closed nor hours, creating traffic gridlock on many side streets. an investigation into the crash is underway. in san francisco, cornell bernard, "abc7 news." for the second straight night, police are investigating a shooting on interstate 580. around 2:30 this afrnoon, witnesses say there was a shooting between two vehicles in richmond. the west bound onramp was closed for more than two hoarurs. two people in their 20s remain in the hospital after another shooting on 580 in oakland. police believe this was not a random act. that shooting shut down old east
bound 580 for more than an hour and caused a huge, as you can see here, traffic mess. tonight, we are learning more about the second escaped inmate that was caught after -- last night after an hour's long standoff in san jose. today, the sheriff's office released two new photos. the one on the left of your screen shows the lengths chavez went to do conceal the tattoo on his face. and this is the aftermath inside the san jose apartment where s.w.a.t. teams caught chavez holed up last night. notice the ceiling dry wall is gone and insulation is piled up on the floor. >> it's destroyed. i mean, the ceiling is just completely destroyed. >> the sheriff's office says it is stepping up security after the two inmates escaped last week. county supervisors will vote next week for money to install cameras at the jail. a man is in jail accused of
the murder of a public works employee. michael higginbottom was killed. they say he shot and killed a man. president-elect donald trump started what he is calling his thank you tour. >> reporter: donald trump's victory lap, a thank you to ohio forgiving him a decisive victory. >> i love you, ohio. >> reporter: this rally? cincinnati as the news broke that the president-elect made his pick for defense secretary, retired marine general james mattis. >> they say he's the closest thing to general george patton, and it's about time. reporter: only out of uniform for four years, congressman have
to pass new legislation to get him confirmed. he served 40 years, led troops in level wars and is known for his tough military strategy. but economic strategy was the focus of trump thursday in indiana, praising the deal he struck with carrier air conditioning to save 1,000 factory jobs bound to mexico. carrier says they were offered a $7 million incentive package over several years. >> these companies aren't going to be taking people's hearts out. >> reporter: trump's deal is now under scrutiny by critics in washington who are demanding to know all the details. trump's thank you tour will continue over the next few weeks, including states he won. coming up on "abc7 news" at 11:00, taking a bite out of crime. the bay area city turning to pet owners tonight to keep the streets safe. plus, kidnapped, chained, bruised, and beaten.
and that's not all. the husband of the kidnapped redding mother revealing new information about his wife's ordeal. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. the winds are increasing. i'll let you know how this is going to factor into your friday tmperatures coming up. >> sandhya, thank you very much. and prince harry, rihanna and a fingerprint. >> first, here a look at what's coming up tonight on jimmy kimmel live. >> a lot of crying on the show tonight. >> we ate all your candy and >> we ate all your candy and there's no more left.
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of crime, literally by getting people and their pets to get involved in a new kind of community policing effort. it's called the dog walker watch. we're live in the south san francisco area tonight with the story. lisa? >> reporter: dan, we've all heard of the neighborhood watch program. well, this program, which was launched here at the police department tonight, tries to get dog walkers to pay more attention to what's going on around them. most dog owners are focused on their furry friends or sometimes on their phones when they're out and about. tonight, there's a call for action from police to sign up for a first of its kind dog walker watch program. >> this program is designed to have you guys identify suspicious activity and report it to us. >> reporter: dog walkers are out day and night and can now act as the eyes and ears of the police department. in south san francisco, car
break-ins and residential burglaries are the most common crimes. if dog owners are paying attention, they might even catch someone in the act. >> this is a strictly reporting to the police department. we don't want them endangering themselves or anybody else. >> reporter: tonight, they learned what to look for and what to do about it. >> you have to be are of what's going on, in order to stay safe. and kind of -- which is nice to have the people who are out walking their dogs be in this program. >> i know some neighborhoods have had a lot of break-ins, so those -- and i don't want it to happen to ours. so i think i's great. >> reporter: a second and final dog walker watch training class is scheduled for next thursday. in south san francisco, lisa amin, "abc7 news." tonight, the husband of a kidnapped mother in redding is revealing new details about the moments when his wife was released by two female kidnappers
are still out there, her husband sat down with abc new reporter matt gutman, but only if abc couldn't reveal their location. there he described the details of the ordeal. >> pushed her out of the vehicle, and she has no idea where she's at at this point, and then ran to the freeway. she's screamed so much, she said she was coughing up blood from the screaming, trying to get somebody to stop. >> you can watch the full exclusive interview with keith papini tomorrow night on "20/20." people around the world and here in the bay area are raising awareness and showing support for people with hiv-aids. >> today is world aids day. te city held a short ceremony to remember those who died from the disease. more than 2700 people in santa clara county are living with
hiv. >> 200 names were etched on to the circle of friends. i was there this morning, i had the honor of handing out a $115,000 check to project reform. $192,000 was raised this year. >> price harry and reiana have a world aids day message tonight, don't be afraid to get tested. she made fun of the prince for wincing. prince harry has been campaigning to encourage more people to be tested for months. >> on to the weather. pretty chilly. >> sandhya? >> it's feeling like december around here. what's heading our way is colder conditions. so get ready, dan and ama. i know you've been waiting to wear those flannel pjs. here's a live picture, it's a
shaky camera, the winds are kicking up, especially over the hill. so secure any loose decorations you might have out. clear conditions right now, but we are checking the winds, gusting to 36 miles per hour. mt. diane low, mt. tam, you know it's going to be a windy night. that's what is holding the temperatures up. some areas have warmed up. we have primarily 40s and 50s, even though it's chilly, it's not going to be as cold as it has been. the reason is the breeze will continue at around 4:00 a.m. tomorrow. you'll have to deal with the breezy conditions, hang on to the steering wheels as you head off to your commute. 22-mile-an-hour wind gust for the early part of the day. by the afternoon, the winds will begin to subside. it's that same wind direction that will warm us up. this is time lapse for my camera. earlier tonight, look at that moon setting. just a stunning picture there. and that was a really clear
night to allow us to see that. here's another shaky camera in emeryville. mild afternoons through the weekend. with a winter like chill early next week. in case you're making plans for the weekend, taking the tree, having to do some shopping for holidays, the weather is going to cooperate. low to mid 60s. friday, saturday, sunday temperatures come down. it is going to be a little more cloud cover for your afternoon. tomorrow morning, clear and temperatures all over the board. the coldest spots will be where the winds drop off. concord, morgan hill, upper 30s. the rest of you in the 40s. so breezy and chilly, but you can't seen the chill yet. tuesday, no rain for us. t certainly freezing or near freezing conditions expected on tuesday. by wednesday, talking about low 30s in our coldes spots. some of the wind shelters valleys down to the upper 20s.
cold canadian air mass imacting us. tomorrow afternoon, breezy, 60s for you. in case you're wondering in november, we closed it out with only eight days of measurable rain in san francisco. there is hope. look at december, one of the wettest months of winter. we are looking at santa rosa, about seven inches of rain. so we'll wait for that. accuweather seven-day forecast. bright and breezy, in the 60s, low to mid. sundays, a little more cloud cover, slightly cooler weather and get ready for much cooler weather during the day. monday through thursday, chilly during the day. it feels like winter is here. you can always download the "abc7 news" app to track the temperatures. temperatures. a week
michael finney wants to hear your consumer questions. he'll be at the fountain in walnut creek tomorrow from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. to meet you. bring your questions and you may be able to ask it live on "abc7 news." you can also ask them on social media. well, it turns out the original full house home in san francisco remains in the family. the show's creator jeff franklin posted this photo to instagram today confirming he bought the house. it went on the market in august for more than $4 million. he plans to renovate the house, including repainting the front door red, just like it was as you may remember on the original show. cool. we have a lot of sports to talk about. kind of a crazy warriors game. >> another kicking incident with draymond. plus, with charles barkley
good evening. before the warriors took their 12-game winning streak on the road, charles barkley made some comments, describing the warriors' style of play. >> maybe i'm old school, but i'm never going to like that little girlie basketball. >> whoa! who are you calling little girlie basketball? check out the brilliance of steph curry here. crossover ball fake, acrobatic finish. but the rockets build a ten-point lead in the third quarter.
harold posterizing james michael mac ado. kevin durant misses the three, follow your own miss. ryan anderson, three of his 29. they go to overtime. and steph curry, a sweet reverse, but he fouls out. they go to double overtime. rockets by three. and draymond called for a freight rant foul while he's being fouled, but he kicked harden in the head accidently and the rockets win 132-127, ending the 12-game win streak. cowboys-vikings. cowboys without mike zimmer, he had emergency eye surgery. second quarter, zeke elliott scores from a yard out.
7-3, dallas. to the fourth, and dez bryant nearly drops this pass from dak prescott but scores. 14-19, cowboys. 30 seconds left, an eight-point game, the vikings kicking nothing but field goals. they needed a two-point play to tie. on the conversion, bradford airmails the ball out of the back of the end zone. 17-15, dallas. cowboys have won 11 straight. tiger woods returned to golf after more than a year off because of black surgeries. playing in the bahamas for the hero world challenge. tee shot on the par 3, 8th, stopping only a few feet from the hole. but then he collapsed on the back nine. finished with double bogeys on 16 and 18 for a one over 73, so nine back of the leader j.b. holmes. to the ball and through.