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the end of a four-day trial. a trial that lasted half as long as her marriage. and just as jurors were about to listen to closing arguments, her defense attorneys say prosecutors offered the last minute deal to take first degree murder off the table. are you satisfied it ended this way after all this? >> all i can say is, that the ultimate plea, it was entered was -- miss graham's choice. >> reporter: cody johnson's mother didn't react. but his ant spount spoke for th family. i want to say i am very thankful for the outcome of this case. it was very emotional. a long fall for us. i don't have anything to say, except we are thankful for the prosecuting team and hatch the outcome we have. >> reporter: they're pleased, the judge made graham stand before him and swear to finally tell the truth about the murder. you have told different stories to different people. i am not accepting any more lies, judge donald malloy
scolded. jordan finally fessed up. it was definitely a reckless act and i just pushed. what was said that made you so angry? it wasn't anything that was said. he grabbed me. i pushed his hand off. and i pushed him away. did you push with both hands? >> yes. as jordan graham was led away in handcuffs she better hope those answers satisfied the judge. her sentence 'tis tence is up t the newlywed faces maximum life in prison. ryan owens for
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>> holiday homecoming months in the making. right now a premature baby is beating the odds all thanks to a mother who defied doctors and never gave up hope. good evening. >> jane was born 4 months early. doctors told his mother to take her son off life support but she refused. never giving up hope. john is live live inal at tonight with her story. >> the baby was born at central coast hospital where he wasn't given much of a chance and then transferred here. his mother just left to good become to thed right hand mcdonald house back in the morning to feed jid an who was not expected to make it but she was no going to give up. situation. of he almost didn't get to kiss her baby hand or save or the feel of his gentle touch. about baby jadan her second child entered the world when least expected. 4 months early. >> he was supposed to be due december 25th. he was
tuberculosis a christmas baby but he was born on august 27. 24 weeks. >>reporter: jadan was just one pound 2 ounces when born at central coast hospital. and medley she was confronted by gut wrenching choice. >> i was told he had a 33 percent chance of survival. i was asked a couple of times if i wanted to let him go because he was so critical. but i refused e-boy was transferred to children hospital at stanford suffering from breathing trouble and bleeding in his brain. complication of premature birth. >> critically ill. b w about it wasn't that many years agatha babies at this age wouldn't survive. >>reporter: oxygen and feeding tube but doctors says the infant thriving and could be home by christmas when he was supposed to make his grand
entrance. >> it's exciting and i can't wait to have him home. it has been a long road but it's worth it. it's totally worth it. >> mom already purchased some christmas gifts. in palo alto, jon abc 7 news. >> new at 11:00. dramatic new video of july asian crash shown during the hearings in washington, d.c. this is the same have you air traffic controllers had of the doomed wide buddy jet crashing just short of the runway. 3 people died as a result of the disaster. we uncover 2 fire truck ran over one victim after she survived the crash. something the ntsb has confirmed as well and fire chief faced questions during a meeting. it's her first public comment sense the ntsb hearings began. >> having said that there are areas that improve on.
>> definitely regret the. >> high ranking member of the san francisco fire department told ntsb about policy changes made at sfo following the asian crash. >> classes will be cancelled tomorrow at laurel del elementary in san rafael because car hit a gasoline at the school tonight. cash crashed just before 6 shearing gasoline and damaging pg&e electrical lines as well. view from sky 7 hd over the scene. 2 people suffered minor injuries. utility issues expected to be resolved over the wednesday and school should resume as normal on monday. >> also in the north bay tonight. large fire in santa rosa has left 3 people looking for a new place to stay for now at least 4 buildings caught fear just off highway 101 near todd road. power liens came down. this is also video from sky 7 hd. officials tell drivers to stay away from the area. no one was hurt. >> we just learned the name of the driver who perished in fiery crash at livermore.
horrific scene. the fair broke out second after hummer slammed into a jep cherokee on westbound interstate 5. 29-year-old reid whittaker who happened to be emt from livermore died inside the cherokee. chp says the driver who hit him was drunk. officers have arrested that man 53-year-old fv garcia. >> investigation under way tonight to determine just how a phone sex hotline number wound up on one bay area county chilled support web site. you talk about embarrassing. amma is here with the store you will see only on 7 news wild. >> kahn imagine? it was an abc 7 viewer who tipped us off to the story. bay area woman looking for assistance in getting chilled support payments but when she placed her call to the county help loon she got something she never expected. she needed help collect being back child support payments from her ex hugs and went to child support service web site for assistanc
assistance. found hotline number and called. san mateo. >> welcome to america hottest talk leeb. lead to talk toyn toynting and exciting guys free press 1 now. >>reporter: she was shocked to reach a sex chat line and thought it had to be a wrong number she dialed again it was the same sex hotline she called e mailed child support services to complain about the sex hot lean but nothing done. that was a month alaska. >> i was very disappointed that something like that could happen. an agency like that make that mistake. it's very unfortunate. >>reporter: despite her calls and e-mails child support services in redwood citytline the hotline number was news to them. dr. he cantor rodriguez says her agency had no idea the help lean was a sex lean and admits it's embarrassing. >> a lot em bearings. i apologize but l washington can i say. communication broke down. >>reporter: rodriguez says the
phone number was from vendor contracted by the state that changed the number months ago. old number was apparently replaced by the sex lean. mistake was corrected today after abc 7 news brought it to their attention. but the state department of child support services says it alerted counties to the mistake in an e-mail back in october. it's now ordered all counties to rae view the web site and make sure the number is taken down medle medley. >> she did finally get the help she needed and personal apology from the local director of child support services. >> remarkable story thank you. >> well the cold snap is finally over but par air quality is still hanging aroun around. right now we were up the fifth straight spare the air day with record 6 happening tomorrow. wood burning banned during spare the air day as you know and it's because of this. this haze just sitting over the bay area. sandhya is here with live doppler 7hd and more on how long the bad air sticks
around. 6 days in a row. >> that is record setting. it doesn't look like we get a break any time soon. like at live doppler 7hd and talk about what is happening. high cloud passing through writ now. air quality did he cleaning from mount tam camera you notice the absence of the win. stagnant air and so basically high pressure keeping a lid on things. pollution getting trapped near the surface. spare the air alert issued again for tomorrow. moderate for the rest of the by area 5 day forecast from the air district it's going to remain unhealthy for sensitive group. if you have respiratory issues hang in there and limit out door expose. we are in the positive with rrdz to temperatures. back with a look at milder weather as we get closer to the wean. >> thanks. 4 people now upped arrest suspected of killing a well liked clerk in milpitas.
he was shot during robbery in september of last year and what police call a thrill kill. 67-year-old worked nights at the 7-11 on milpitas boulevard. police developed some of the first ladies by reviewing surveillance video of the cream. >> we have put our heart and soul into this investigation. milpetas is exceptionally safe city. we don't experience a lot of violent crime. certainly not murder again. in 2012 that was our lone homicide that. detective work led to the arrest of these 4 people jerry, warner, bianca due in court later this month. >> new tool to help fight for child safety in the bay i can't remember. national center for missing and exploited children has opened a new branch in palo alto. new office moved to silicon valley to be near the center of technology. it's goal is to help fix loop hole in social media and other product to help prevent exploitation of children. >> most of the problems involving crimes against
children are happening on the incident or happening on the new social media platform so in order for to us stay ahead of the curve and not just be reactive we need to work with the engineers as they are developing these new products. >> center will also use improved technology to help find this. >> northern california most wanted. next on 7 news, new push by the fbi to find domestic terrorist on the run for a decade. >> lights. camera. science why celebrity including kevin spacey and glen close hit the red carpet tonight in silicon valley. >> and problems with one of the biggest e-mail providers in the world. what is causing a massive outage for yahoo and mio their inbox. >> right after 7 news it's "jimmy kimmel live". >> do you think it's better to give gifts or to get gifts. >> i think give. i mean like
>> fbi launching new initiative to find northern california most wanted criminal including this man. daniel san diego, domestic terrorism suspect wanted in two day area bombings a decade ago. still on the run. this is age progression image of whether the 35-year-old might look like no now. fbi gave 7 news surveillance video that shows one of the 2003 blast at the corporation in emeryville and shack lee cost met nick
pleasanton. story dan and i team covered extensively at the time. fbi believes the company were target the because of their ties to animal testing lab. >> big trouble for some yahoo e-mail users. some still captain get mail because of outage that started monday. sunnyvale yahoo blames it on hardware problem and of it was fixed but may take awhale for them to catch up on e-mails. there is a priority to revamp the yahoo service. >> hollywood came to silicon valley. heavy hitters celebrate science as lucrative academic rewards handed out take at nasa aims research center. we are there. a lot of stars helped raise a lot of money. >> a lot of money indeed. right now event ended few minutes ago. cars are lean up to pick up the guests. tonight 6 scientist each got 3 million dollars. that's right. that
is three times as much as nobel peace prize and those presenting tonight were hollywood and valley biggest names. it had the glitz and glam of the academy awards and even some familiar faces. the stars came out for the breakthrough prize ins life science and physics. billionaire tech investor is on. >> there is people who are pushing the envelope all the time and yet completely unknow unknown. >>reporter: each prices is worth 3 million dollars. money donated by silicon valley biggest names like milner, zuckerberg and brine. dr. barredman won a prize early this year. >> like win ago lottery you didn't know you bought a ticket to. it's in incredibly exciting. >>reporter: bringing out the a.list to support science helps put the attention and focus where it used to be. kevin spacey was the event host. >> some 50 years ago the most
famous person in the world was a soon activist. rock star movie star einstein his name. >> helped 0pwroon helped keep the event light. >> we are putting the focus where it should be. actually the focus should be on me. but we have lost sight of the prize and bust it on science. >>reporter: science in the heart of so many here. breakthrough prize can help scientist follow their dreams. while still being financially stable. >> more incentive there could be in the world for people to innovate the better. >> first breakthrough praises was awarded justless year. in mountain view lisa, abc 7 news. >> abc 7 honored bay area cultural community leaders tonight as part of our profile next lens series. >> i developed a career around the fact that i have out lived all the people whose memory don't agree with mine. >>reporter: 92-year-old park ranger betty reid is one of
tonight circle 7 award winners. others honored include disable activist this is the 25th year abc 7 has produced the prosecute files next lens series. >> congratulations to off. you could be extra generous this holiday season with additional 7000 dollars in cash. that's how much you could win just for helping abc 7 news fight hunger in the bay area. when you click give where you live on our facebook page we donate 1 dollar to the bay area federaling america food bank for you and you might win 7000 dollars in the process. immanuel the good to do with that kind of money. introduce the winner on december 19, week from tonight go to our facebook page help us give where you live and spread the word. so that your friend can help too. we appreciate it. >> our cold snap has finally snapped. >> exactly right. sandhya is here. has snaichltd it has indeed. it's about time. i'll said all right. so we are
finally seeing temperatures running higher than where they were just 24 hours ago. you lack at live doppler 7hd some cloud going through certainly helping keep the moisture up in the atmosphere that men temperatures in the falling as quickly. temperature in most area up by few degrees. check out fairfield 10 degrees higher from our exploring camera. financial district. transamerica pyramid in the clear. 49 degrees in san francisco writ now. from unin oakland. temperatures in the upper 30's. red wad city half moon bay san jose 41 degrees and here's view from emeryville camera. you can see the eastern span of the bay bridge. no fog out there. and the numbers for change above freezing for the time being 33 in napa. you get close. 34 santa rosa. 38 concord livermore 39 degrees and from our sutro tower cam are we notice san francisco is clear right now. spare the air has been declared again for tomorrow so we continue it tonight into tomorrow which no wood burning. warming trend for the weekend and above average temperatures expected
early next week. you will see exactly what i'm talking about. is weak. it' cold front is wes trying to make it but not going to happen. already falling apart in the far northern end of california. so we will remain dry but the one thing that you will notice tomorrow morning some patchy low clouds and shiitely higher humidity that hold the temperatures up. at legislature not see the mid upper 20's we saw this morning. sunshine for the afternoon. temperatures may slip a fwrae or 2. here's what i do weren't to turn your attention to. we keep track of the drought monitor from the noaa. when you lack at california this is what is really disturbing. the extreme drought shaded here in the orange is actually moving northward. it's now covering parts of the inland east bay so it has been very dry. lighter orange is indicating that most of the state of california is dealing with severe drought so like i said we need the rain but it doesn't look like any over the next 7 days. tomorrow morning chance to thaw out.
deep frost. temperatures starting out slightly below freezing in napa. fairfield there. rate down to freezing. santa rosa, fremont not as cold as it has been. 43 in san francisco. high for your friday under sunny skies mid 50's to low 60's and really it can not get better than this other than bringing in a few storms. accu-weather 7 day forecast. temperatures for the weekend low to mid 60's check out monday and tuesday. i just bumped up the numbers. upper 60's. close to 70 degrees that's spring like early next week. well above a then a little cooler midweek. >> all right very pleasant thanks. >> all right. larry is in beast mode in. i would like to say i'm often in beast mode. during the newsroom in our meeting. will the beast answer the question. left field was a real beast tonight. trying to
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thomas if their name is thomas but any way 15th of the year. sound cooler and then off the irwin shot. the second goal of the game. sharks win 3-1. the giants are hoping the man nicknamed the beast will solve the need for power hitting left fielder. they have signed michael morse one year deal for 6 million dollars. question really is which morse shows up 2 years ago the 6 foot 5 2 inch slugger hit 303 and 31 homer last year he only hit 21513 home inter80 games. if morse is healthy think like pat in 2010 and maybe a great fit. warriors host the rocket tomorrow night without o'neal. in fact without o'neal indefinitely having surgery on the wright wrist. 6 points 3 and a half rebound in the game. with him out this is the last thing that the warriors need in the front court. nfl thursday
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ford is adding 6,000 jobs also in asia. the fcc voted to start the process of lifting the ban on in-flight phone calls. the possible rule change is getting possible rule change is getting immediate opposition from the to the department of transportation. the d.o.t. chief echoed the opinions of many americans saying the calls may not be fair to consumers. the fcc proposal lets airlines have the final say. delta is the only carrier to say it will not allow the calls. that brings us to our facebook question of the day. what would you do if the airline passenger next to you was having a loud cell phone conversation? we simply cannot wait to read your responses. log on to wnnfans.com and let us know. >> hit the trap door switch so they would drop 40 feet. -- 40,000 feet. >> sucked out. phone and all. >> we need one of those. good idea. moving on to a guy who was once a ball boy at a utah jazz game that can now pay off his college debts. how's that you might ask? >> he was the owner of this pair of air jordan sneakers that
happened to be worn by michael jordan himself during the 1997 nba finals game and they were sold at auction yesterday for over $104,000. >> holy mackerel. the former ball boy became friendly with jordan when the bulls visited salt lake city in '97 and was given the sneakers after asking for them. $100,000. >> pretty good. >> they are significant because if anyone remembers the flu game where jordan was under the weather but powered through. not only did he power through but did better than a lot of teammates because he scored 38 points. all he did is ask and he got them and now has a lot of money. >> pretty awesome. the nba star that gave a special fan the shirt off of his back. and setting the stage for the oscars. the golden globe awards. the two major films getting a lot of attention. you are watching "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by mucinex dm max. "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now"