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live, where you live. this is "abc7 news." a woman rushed to the hospital with severe injuries, passes away. now her boyfriend is considered a murder suspect. good evening. i'm eric thomas. thank you for joining us. police were called to a home on fair view avenue where the victim lived. police were called just after midnight for domestic violence reports. they arrived and found the victim severely hurt with woulds to her head. investigators believe her boyfriend, freddie tran, who hit her with a bottle. she was rushed to san francisco general hospital where she died. >> the case is under
investigation. mr. tran has been arrested and booked into jail. we're continuing our investigation. it's a very unfortunate and tragic event, especially during the holidays. >> she started living there about two years ago. neighbors say police have been there a few times. tran was at the house when he was arrested. he will be charged with murder. a large tree came crashing down at a wedding in southern california, killing one person. some people had to be rescued from underneath the large tree. two people had serious injuries, thee others minor injuries. the wedding party was taking photos when the tree split in two. a driver is dead after a vehicle appears to have launched off a highway, crashing down on the street below. the victim's family from pacifica called them after finding the vehicle this morning.
they say the 49-year-old man was missing and tracked him down using the mind my cell app. police have not said if drugs or alcohol were involved. tonight, parts of the bay area will see freeze warnings and frost advisories. meteorologist drew tuma joins us with more. >> clear skies are going to help to cool us off. we have spots in the 20s right now. the majority of the area is in the 30s. it's for that fact we have a freeze warning in effect, a frost advisory around the immediate bay waters. it is going to be the coldest night so far this season. in terms of records, oakland may be in jeopardy. forecasting a low of 34. the record is 35. so back in 2006, san francisco, san jose, looks like the record also be safe. mountain view looks safe. livermore, the record 23 set back in 1965. so the big story here, protect
your pets, cover the plants if you can. we'll talk about when we get out of the deep freeze and how long we'll stay on that mild side. >> drew, thank you very much. a south san francisco family is now without their home for the holidays after a fire ripped through it. leslie brinkley has details. >> reporter: a mother and father and children awoke to a smoke-filled house at 4:30 a.m. >> came up through the garage through the attic. adult daughter drove down to the firestation and knocked on the door and told them there was a fire. >> reporter: flames were shooting through the death as the first of 50 firefighters rolled in. there was limited access in the front. so firefighters used a ladder truck from below to extinguish the flames. by morning, the devastation was overwhelming. the family tried to retrieve some belongings from the rubble. there were two classic cars parked in the garage. the owner burned his hand as he
escaped. the adult said they wanted privacy as they sort things out and said they're grateful to have friends and family to stay with during the holidays. investigators say this fire was an accident, but have not pin pointed the cause. in south san francisco, i'm leslie brinkley, "abc7 news." fire left two san francisco state students homeless after it damaged an apartment building last night. it started on the seventh floor of the apartment building. volunteers took part in a fire prevention giveaway for members of the creative community in memory of the ghost ship warehouse fire. 100 fire extinguishered were handed out with 100 fire alarms. they want to come together to tackle safety concerns. >> remember the key word is
egress, safety, fire protection and not blame the artist, because we're not to blame. it's the specifics of the situation that are to blame. >> the ghost ship did have fire extinguishers installed in the building. jacqueline and square where signs are up warning people to stay away from the bay. tests should come back early next week to make sure the water is safe. every time the rain, aging sewer pipes allow the rainwater to get in overwhelming the system. those pipes are under a federal order to be replaced. san francisco police took 113 guns off the streets in today's gun buyback event. take a look at these pictures. officers collected rifles, hand guns, and semiautomatic weapons.
80% of unintentional firearm deaths with kids happen in ho homes. the state has extended the deadline to sign up for cover california. today was the original deadline to sign up, but because of last-minute rush to get coverage, insurance officialing -- officials decided to move the deadline to monday. donald trump is taking on the chinese over twitter, while president obama is finding himself on the defensive. mary bruce has the latest now from washington. >> come on. >> reporter: president obama defending his response to russia's hacking and interference in the u.s. election. >> everybody had the information. it was out there, and we handled it the way we should have. >> reporter: the president all but pointing the finger at russian president vladamir
putin, saying he told putin to "knock it off" back in september. >> talked to him directly and told him to cut it out. >> reporter: obama says that warning stopped future hacking. russia reportedly intended to sway the election in trump's favor. the fbi and u.s. intelligence agencies now agree putin was personally involved. much of the proof is forensic. discovered inside the computers of the democratic national committee. >> they get in by what's called a spear phish attack. > reporter: the russians first planted a beacon to send material back to russian and it had a russian signature. it was written in moscow's time zone and seemed to have gaps on russian holidays and transmitted to a russian address overseas. >> it was an ip address that had been seen in other russian attributed attacks. >> reporter: trump continues to deny u.s. intelligence. >> they have no idea if it's
russia or china or somebody. it could be somebody sitting in a bed someplace. >> reporter: trump spent saturday morning on twitter, taking aim at china after that country seized an unmanned american drone during routine operations near the philippines. trump called it an unprecedented act. mary bruce, abc news, washington. coming up on "abc7 news" at 9:00, the new rules for young doctors that some say could put in americans at risk for dangerous errors. and is he joking or not? why ilan musk's funny tweets could be grounded in reality, when we return.
gathered in ohio to celebrate the life of ohio native john glenn. vice president joe biden was among those who attended the memorial service. glenn, a former astronaut, marine fighter pilot and senator, died december 8 at the age of 95. doctors could soon be working 28 hours straight. a private group has proposed the longer shifts. right now first-year residents are restricted to 16-hour shifts. evidence showed exhausted doctors were putting people in danger. one trial shows interns who worked 24 hours straight made 36% more medical errors. it could be hard to tell when ilan musk is joking, especially when his wild ideas have transformed automobiles and space trouble.
he made comments about tumbling through the earth and people aren't sure if he's serious. he tweeted, i'm going to build a tunnel boring machine and start digging. i'm actually going to do this. now it sounds like a joke, but he's mentioned it before. during the hyper loop design competition, he said you could have layers under cities to alleviate congestion. and if you check his profile, he has tunnels listed in his description. in theory, tunnels could reduce greenhouse gas emissions and good practice for burrowing on mars. coming up on "abc7 news" at 9:00 -- ♪ jingle bells >> a special holiday party where santa and mrs. claus arrived by fire truck. >> warriors and blazers, highlights to come.
am i actually pushing these guys who ran out of gas consecutive wins at home for the cal bears. six miles on a lonely highway? or is this a metaphor for how i'm constantly pushing myself to make a tastier sandwich? like my new pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich with spicy pepper jack cheese, spicy ranch, and spicy all-white-meat chicken. but judging from the third-degree sunburn, and the fact that i can't feel my legs, i'd say i'm actually pushing this car. there's gotta be a better way to get new customers. the pepper jack ranch spicy chicken sandwich. taste it before it's gone.
yep, i'm lost. the holidays can be a tough time for people who have been through traumatic injuries. "abc7 news" was at st. francis memorial hospital. all the children got presents from santa claus. the fire department put on the party, which reunites survivors with caregivers. >> with a burn injury, there's always post traumatic stress and the anxiety that comes with it. and being together with people who have had similar experiences is very therapeutic, and it's also therapeutic for my staff to see them healed.
♪ jingle bells, jingle bells >> live music, crafts, and food were all part of today's festivities. a lot of kids enjoying the holidays in the east bay as toys for tots handed out gives. police and firefighters teamed one the marines to give back. caleb came with his great gra grandmother to choose his toys. >> we just moved here from minot long ago and i jumped on board when i heard about toys for tots. >> there were more than 3,000 gifts to choose from. >> now your accuweather forecast. >> temperatures are dropping, it's going to be a colder night than last night. some of the colder air we have seen so far this season. it was a beautiful looking day today. bright skies. and those clear skies continue tonight. lots of stars out there. that's allowing us to cool off quickly in the next couple of
hours. outside we go, cameras showing you it's a beautiful looking picture. but you step outside, you need the winter jacket, the gloves, the scarves, the hats, as the cold air settles in. so the forecast calls for the coldest night so far this season. we have freeze warnings and frost advisories starting at midnight, lasting at 8:00 tomorrow morning. and a quiet pattern the next seven days. no soaking storms on the horizon. all about the temperatures right now. look at this. 34 currently in nevado. 28 already in san ramone. 41 in san jose. 45 in san francisco. but we do have a little bit of a breeze out there. that's actually creating a windchill, so forget about that air temperature. this is what it feels like when you step outside, 36 in hayward. 28 in fairfield. and it feels like a chilly 39 currently in half moon bay. overnight we are all dropping into the 30s or the 20s. our coldest spot is santa rosa. 29 in napa.
34 in oakland. dropping to the freezing mark in san jose. 38 in san francisco. and a chilly 35 overnight in san mateo. so it's for that fact that we're dropping below freezing. a freeze warning goes into effect at midnight. what that warning means, we're either at or below freezing. so that means the growing season is over. bring in the pets and cover the plants. along the way and on the coast, the waters moderate temperatures a bit better. that means we're not as cold as the freeze warning, but still chilly. shaded in that blue color, we're dropping into the mid 30s overnight tonight. hour by hour we go. we got that frigid start out there. 20s and thirties are your starting temperatures. another nice looking day out there, but the sunshine in effective at warming us. so by 4:00, still only in the 40s to low 50s. 50 in half moon day.
52 in san francisco and oakland. in oakland, your overnight lows, 34 tonight. a little better on monday. about 39 degrees. but midweek next week, mild air moves in here, and temperatures a little more comfortable with your overnight lows sitting in the mid 40s. so the seven-day forecast, a frigid morning on your way for sunday. a lot of sunshine in the afternoon. but sit a cool day. monday is a repeat performance by mother nature. tuesday, mild air, just in time for winter, beginning on wednesday. the sunshine returns and temperatures a little below normal for this time of the year. so bundle up tonight. >> thanks for the advice. now sports with mike shumann. >> warriors and trailblazers stiped off. steph curry and damian hill lard facing off.
let's get to the highlights, including dogs performing tricks. i wish i could train my producer to perform like this. ian clark has not missed a shot in six quarters. kevin durant, 21 through two quarters. damian hill lard off the mark. curry rebounding, up to draymond green, splash. then steph with the deep catch and shoot three. right now warriors lead 98-64 in the third quarter. cal hosting cal poly. bears looking for a record setting 20 straight wins at home. first half, completes the alley-oop. ten-point bears lead. bird goes baseline, finishes with a reverse. he had a career high 25.
cal ended the half on a 21-3 run. second half, bird throws it down. cal wins their 27th straight home win, a school record. 81-55 the final. santa clara hosted by washington state. brownridge gave the broncos an 11-point second half lead, but then went ice cold. josh hawkenson and one. and then charles callison lays it in. cougars take the lead. santa clara, just two points in the final six minutes, trailed by one. santa clara falls to 5-7. 69-68, that final. ncaa finals. women's volleyball, texas and stanford. cardinal jump out to a two sets to nothing win. texas wins the third set but now match point. catherine plumber, one of her 16 kills and stanford, the sixth seed with four freshman starters, win their seventh
national title in four sets. college football kicked off the bowl season today around the nation. 41 bowls to be exact. we start off with the las vegas bowl between houston and san diego state, where aztec running back donnell humphrey is the all-time leading rusher. he had 19 carries, 150 yards, one touchdown. 13-10 san diego state. two minutes later, 54-yard pick six. he had four interceptions today. 20-10, aztecs. in the fourth, passes ron dayne for the most rushing yards with this run, finishing with 6405 yards in his career. san diego state wins big, 3410 your final. an latchen state and toledo. darington evans takes this kickoff 94 yards down the sidelines. mountaineers go up.
tonight on "abc7 news" at 11:00, a massive tree falls on an oakland home. the homeowner says the city isn't doing its part. and tragedy at a wedding. a tree falls on the reception killing one and injuring several others in southern california. a rescue attempt in upstate new york was not what it seemed. officers couldn't get the woman to respond so they smashed the window, and discovered it was no woman. it was an extremely life-size mannequin that the car's owner used for his job in medical equipment sales. i wonder if he will get the bill for the rescue that didn't need to happen. that's it for "abc7 news" at that's it for "abc7 news" at 9:00, the
- i love these rolling suitcases. it's like i'm walking a dog that's filled with my underpants. what are you doing? - getting ready for aunt judy's visit-- putting out plenty of ashtrays. - good. maybe this time she won't use the carpet, the plants, and the guacamole that i was still eating. - and actually continued to eat. i can't believe you're going to atlantic city and leaving me alone with her all weekend. - it's a damn shame. - hey, how about if i go with you to the bachelor party? i could jump out of the cake. - yes, because it's 1954, and that's how we do it. - come on, chuck's just a coworker. can you at least come back early on sunday morning? - well, i wish i could, but i can't miss sunday brunch. it's the highlight of the bachelor weekend. - really? so then why not just skip the steaks and the boobs and just show up sunday for the highlight? - [sighs] audrey, the steaks and the boobs