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>> announcer: live where you live, this is abc7 news. matt lauer has been terminated from nbc news. >> the day for many started with this. news of the firing of longtime "today" show anchor matt lauer. tonight we are hearing about new stunning accusations of sexual behavior inside lauer's office. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm kristen sze. tonight, "the new york times" has published a detailed account of some of the accusations against lauer. we want to warn you, you may find some of the details very disturbing. >> a woman told the times in 2001 that lauer called her into his office. once she sat down, he pressed the button at his desk to lock the door. she says he then asked her to unbutton her blouse.
after that, she told the times he stepped out from behind his desk, pulled down his pants and had intercourse with her. >> at some point, she passed out and woke up on the floor with her pants down. lauer's assistant took her to a nurse after that. >> now, so far nbc has received at least three complaints about lauer's behavior. >> abc news reporter maggie rule la is in new york with the latest developments. >> good morning. breaking news overnight. matt lauer has been terminated from nbc news. >> her voice trembling, savannah guthrie delivered the news she herself had learned just hours before. >> our chairman has released a statement saying a colleague had come forward reporting behavior in violation of our company's standards. how do you reconcile your love for someone with the revelation that they have behaved badly. >> there have been rumblings a story was in the works about lauer. but for many, many people, including many nbc staffers, this was a huge shock. >> reporter: nbc now confirms that two new employees have come
forward with complaints against lauer. adding to a report released by varie variety detailing a two month long investigation into lauer's behavior, citing interviews with at least three women who identified themselves as victims of sexual harassment by lauer. >> that's what we kept hearing from multiple sources, that the problem with matt lauer is he had so much power that nobody wanted to speak up. >> reporter: in the report, variety claims lauer allegedly once gave a colleague a sex toy as a present and included an explicit note. another female employee reportedly claims he summoned her to his office and then dropped his pants. and according to several accounts in the report, lauer was allegedly known for making lewd comments verbally and over text messages. as for the accuser who went to nbc news monday with her attorney, nbc news says the alleged inappropriate sexual behavior started at the 2014 olympics in sochi and continued for months after the games. lauer's firing comes just one week after another network tv anchor, charlie rose, was fired
from cbs after several women came forward with accusations of sexual harassment. maggie rulli, abc news, new york. an 11-year-old getaway driver is among 11 juveniles arrested in san jose over the weekend after a violent crime spree. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is live at police headquarters with details. katie? >> reporter: kristen, so police made those 11 arrests but we've learned a 12th suspect ran from police and got away over the weekend. police have identified 15 victims, but say there could be more. it started with a carjacking at communications hill on friday. >> she was assaulted by the suspects. she attempted to hold on to her vehicle, and when they drove away, she was thrown off the vehicle and hit the ground. >> reporter: san jose detectives said that was followed by seven armed robberies, four carjackings, four car thefts and two residential burglaries across the city. ultimately police arrested 11 juvenile suspects after three separate high speed pursuits. the drivers were 11, 14, and 17
years old. lieutenant paul joseph said kids on violent crime sprees is becoming a trend. >> it is quite alarming, and we've been successful in arresting many of them. but as soon as we arrest them, it seems there's another group that pops up the following weekend. >> reporter: the bill wilson center in santa clara works to divert offenders from the criminal justice system. >> we don't want them to end up on high speed chases with the police or in juvenile hall. once they're in juvenile hall, they're going to learn more about crime. >> reporter: the ceo said early intervention is key. >> this is a pattern. then we need to look at our community and say, okay, what is causing this to happen? >> reporter: detectives believe there could be more victims from over the weekend. if you're a victim or if you have any information, you're asked to call police. in san jose, katie marzullo, abc7 news. people packed the bill graham civic auditorium tonight to rally behind an officer critically injured in the line
of duty. officer he'll he was hit by a suspect's car last month. information on the fund-raiser to help with his long recovery. ♪ >> reporter: from lively music to loud cheering. san francisco police officers showed up for one of their own. >> i walk past his locker every day, and it's not easy. >> reporter: the officer suffered a traumatic brain injury back on october 18th. a suspect hit the officer with an suv as he tried to avoid arrest in the tenderloin. >> i heard all the sirens racing through this neighborhood, and we knew something really terrible had happened. >> reporter: the officer is now being treated at a facility in the south bay. his wife, a schoolteacher, is by his side. and mary condi, of another planet entertainment, went into action planning a fund-raiser. help that family. >> reporter: in less than three
weeks, organizers coordinated all of this silent auction material, including some rare items like a signed metallica drum head. tenderloin officers helped plan the event at the bill graham civic auditorium. >> the amount of support we've had from the community is -- we couldn't ask for more. >> families, friends, and strangers have all lifted us towards the light and away from darkness. for that and so much more, we are grateful. thank you. [ applause ] >> reporter: for more on officer tankel and how you can help, go to abc7news.com. in san francisco, katie utas, abc7 news. 11 people will need to find another place to stay after fire raced through two mission district buildings in san francisco this evening. the two-alarm blaze broke out at a home on shot well near 24th street just before 7:00 and spread next door. it took firefighters more than an hour to bring it under control. in an instant, a san francisco family found themselves homeless when an
explosion ripped through their apartment. the godoy family lived there. a couple in their 70s along with their son, who is deaf. on monday, an explosion damaged their apartment. investigators say a gas leak is the reason for that. pg&e says it remains under investigation, and the godoys are still coming to terms with what happened. >> it's scary because there's a lot of people there, and my house -- my home was very bad. >> the red cross has secured the godoys a hotel room at least through monday. friends and family have put up a gofundme page, and pg and e says it is also providing some assistance. a series of tweets this morning by president trump have provoked an international backlash from america's closest ally. at issue, three re-tweets by the president that were originally posted by an anti-islam ultra nationalist party called britain first. they're known in the uk for their hate-filled incitement. v
muslims engaged in violent acts. but the authenticity of one has been debunked by the embassy of the netherlands. the white house says that doesn't matter. >> look, again, whether it's a real video, the threat is real, and that is what the president is talking about. >> british prime minister theresa may condemned the president, saying he should not have re-tweeted britain first. the president didn't let her message go unanswered. he tweeted tonight, theresa may, don't focus on me. focus on the destructive radical islamic terrorism that is taking place within the united kingdom. we are doing just fine. apple tonight has released a fix for the password flaw on its new operating system. that flaw allowed anyone to log onto any mac with the new operating system by signing in as an other user, then typing the word "root" for a user name and leaving the password blank.
that simple move allowed the rogue user to access everything in your computer and even lock you out of it. the security update will be automatically installed. much more ahead tonight on abc7 news at 11:00. $18 an hour to park in a public space. what would you think of that? the controversial surge pricing that could soon be coming to every san francisco parking meter. plus -- environment and climate change is not going away. >> governor brown's important message tonight right here in san francisco. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. you're going to feel the chill in the morning. i'll let you know who might see some showers this upcoming weekend coming up. and a movie set in sacramento with an impressive distinction tonight on a popular film site. thanks dan and kristen. here you go, and don't say we never did anything nice for you. >> i have two brothers, two sisters. >> are you nice to them? do you ever fight with them? >> no.
climate change, and tonight governor jerry brown helped kick off a high profile environmental summit in san francisco. lilian kim explains his appearance also brought out a group of protesters. >> i can't think of anyone better to kick off this dinner. >> reporter: op-ed columnist thomas friedman interviewed governor jerry brown before a packed room at the metreon. this is the first "new york times" climate tech summit. to many here, brown is a hero who has been taking on the president on climate change. the governor says california is currently at nearly 50% renewable energy. 100% by 2040 is not out of the question. >> california is actively pursuing an energy policy that we can sustain in the face of federal opposition. >> ban fracking now. >> reporter: but to the environmental activists who protested outside, brown is a hypocrite, mainly because of his refusal to ban fracking, the controversial form of oil extraction. >> he's talking out of both sides of his mouth. the funny thing is everybody is
for clean energy and renewable energy, but governor brown has not yet shown the courage and resolve to take on the fossil fuel industry. >> reporter: fracking didn't come up when brown was onstage. instead the focus was on the future. the governor will host world leaders for a global warming summit next year. he also wants to come up with a forest management plan. >> we're going to have to find a way to take out a lot of that kindling, a lot of that fuel that is causing us such trouble. >> reporter: brown says time is critical. he only has a little more than a year as governor. in san francisco, lilian kim, abc7 news. metered parking in san francisco soon could cost you as much as $18 an hour during special events. it's part of a proposed change to a san francisco municipal transportation agency program that adjusts meter rates based on demand. right now it's being used on 7,000 meters with a maximum special venerate of $7. the agency is now considering
increasing that rate and expanding surge pricing to all parking meters. on thursday, a public hearing will be held. here's a question. when the day that cars do all the driving themselves comes around, how do you keep us entertained when we're in the car? intel and warner bros. hopes to have a solution by employing augmented reality to transform self-driving cars of the future into immersive entertainment zones. this concept transforms the car into the bat mow bibl on a trek through gotham city. intel says the average american spends 300 hours in their car every year. they see an opportunity to turn that time into hours spent consuming media. the movie that's made history on rotten tomatoes for positive reviews is out in theaters now. "lady bird" is a coming of age story about a teenage girl based on the writer's hometown of sacramento. it has the most positive reviews ever on rotten tomatoes from 178 critics. there are other movies that have received 100% positive reviews
including "citizen kane" and "singing in the rain," but that percentage is based on fewer reviews. maybe check it out. here's something to check out. fabulous weather we continue to enjoy. >> clear and pretty but maybe a little chilly at night. sandhya? >> absolutely. i hope i have positive reviews about the forecast, dan and kristen. i want to show you the p its right now. it is getting cold outside. look at these numbers. upper 30s napa, fairfield, many areas in the low to mid 40s. definitely a chill in the air. as we take a look at tomorrow morning's temperatures, you will notice how cold. near freezing in some of our north bay valleys like santa rosa, napa. down to 35 in fairfield. definitely a good idea to grab a coat, perhaps a scarf and some gloves to keep warm because you're going to need all your winter gear. and as we head into the next couple of days really the morning temperatures are still going to remain on the low side or on the chilly side as we're heading towards december.
you know that's what it's like when we go into december. all right. i do want to show you the nice recovery we're expecting. san jose's average high is 64 degrees. look at how much warmer than average tomorrow. 68 degrees. yes, it's going to start out chilly, but then we bounce back. mild weather. it does cool off over the weekend, and then the temperatures come right back up again early to middle part of next week. a live picture right now from our emeryville camera. it's a stunning view of the eastern span of the bay bridge. looking back towards san francisco, the backdrop there is looking good. patchy dense morning fog. we're looking at a cold start. sunny and mild the next two days. cooler weekend with a shower chance in the north bay. visibility right now, low in santa rosa. down to three miles because of the fog. so tomorrow morning during the commute, be careful. there will be the patchy dense f fog, especially in the valleys. a few high clouds passing through. waves along the mendocino coast have been between 20 and 24 feet. so shortly before 10:00 p.m.,
they did issue a high surf advisory in effect until 1:00 a.m. our beach hazard statement for our entire coast has been extended until 3:00 a.m. tomorrow, and that's because you see those wave heights. they're between 12 and 16 feet. so definitely big waves. we're going to go from waves to water. king tides are coming up. as you take a look, here's sunday, december 3rd and monday, december 4th. you'll have to watch out for those king tides. higher than normal tides. could see some low-lying flooding along the coastline, especially if you're going for a walk or a run along the coast. highs for your thursday, 68 degrees in the south bay and san jose. this is warmer than where you should be. 67 in santa clara. on the peninsula, mid-60s. in san mateo, half moon bay, downtown san francisco beautiful day, daly city, 61. in the north bay, many of you between low to mid-60s with sunshine. oakland, fremont, mid-60s, and it's going to be a bright day inland. mild as well. 65, concord and livermore.
tree lighting taking place jack london square this friday in oakland. if you're going, it's just going to be stunning weather. 57 degrees, dry but cool. dropping down to 55. so a good idea to grab a coat if you are going to that and bundle up. 4:00 p.m., mendocino coast. looking at some rain by 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. the north bay has a chance of seeing some rain. if you're traveling to tahoe, a mix of rain and snow. we'll keep that chance in the forecast as you check out the kwaeth seven day, chilly morning, mild afternoon. december sunshine for friday. then a chance of showers in the north bay on saturday. much cooler this weekend. it's going to feel definitely crisp. 50s to low 60s and then the temperatures come back next
one of the bay area's biggest rock stars had a big night out tonight. here's the scene in mill valley this evening where sammy hagar held the premiere for his new film about his annual birthday bash in cabo san lucas. the red rockers movie is called appropriately red till i'm dead. >> i'm be walking down the street and i'll say, there's keith richards. >> red till i'm dead will be in 1,200 theaters around the country on december 5th, one day only. pretty fun film, i have to say. a lot of people. >> how does he always have so much energy? >> it's unbelievable. it's like he's 30. >> red till he's dead. >> warriors almost dead tonight. >> almost. >> players getting a night off in los angeles. that is every nba coach's
>> announcer: abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. good evening. warriors in l.a. tonight, their frst meeting this season with lonzo ball and the lakers. steph curry's hand still clearly bothering him but he saves his best for last in overtime. so it's steph versus lonzo. the big showdown. lonzo cut his hair. no more fro. getting up to throw down. 15-7 warriors early. curry playing with that right hand injury. got a wrist brace and tape and all kinds of things. three air balls tonight so not close to the normal steph.
curly goi kur you a curry going to his left hand. curry and lonzo going to the ground. but he stayed in the game. durant, a three. warriors take back the lead. 72-71. 29 for k.d. lonzo, 15 points in 5 of 12 shooting. 109 apiece after k.d. ties the game with a three. chance for the win. no. lakers with their chance to take it. won't go down. we go to o.t. suddenly, the right hand is working. steph, splash. he had 13 of his 28. the warriors pull it out 127-112. how about russell westbrook and the thunder on a six-game road losing streak. thunder struggling early. westbrook throwing a pass to nobody in particulr. intended for stephen adams. moments later, elfrid peyton, this guy is known for his hair. he's got this funky hair do. he does the nasty crossover on
westbrook, left him on the floor. ankle breaking right there. westbrook, rejected by fournier. how about san jose's aaron gordon? he went for 40 and 15. the warriors will see orlando on friday. magic win 121-108. jimmy garoppolo, he's getting settled, got an apartment now, loves the weather here. put away his phone this week so he could concentrate on his niners debut sunday in chicago. could be the first of many starts for jimmy g. in red and gold. total focus is on the bears. >> i'm trying not to think about the future too much. i've learned in the past when your mind wanders like that, quarterbacking in this league is hard enough. so when you start thinking about other things, you're going to have a tough time. i think staying focused on the bears this week and, you know, i hold myself to a high level. i've been doing that my whole life, and i think that won't stop. >> abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. it's a homecoming game for him because he grew u