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his 1-year-old daughter in a baptismal tub made his first appearance in court today. >> abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman has the story. >> reporter: when the man appeared in court this afternoon he did so in a wheelchair shackled and confined, appearing at one point to turn towards family members and ask for forgiveness. the judge's only action was to suspend criminal proceedings pending examination by a doctor. after court only one member of family spoke with the reporters with the agreement we would nod show his face. >> i can't speak for him because i wasn't in his head. i wasn't present to witness what happened. it's a tragedy. >> reporter: neither police for the family has released a story of 4-year-old maria. today flowers surround the baptismal pool in which police say her father drowned her sunday night and all in the presence of an older brother. >> essentially charges of homicide. the second charge is related to the actions resulting in a child's death and the third count is related to the infliction of emotional
distress. >> reporter: police have not made any more formal statements. they spent the day reconstructing events which appears to include ordaz walking outside the city limits. >> it's just painful. we wouldn't want to see any other family go through this. >> reporter: gerardo ordaz will return to court on november 28th. there is no bail. in healdsburg, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. >> breaking news in detroit, michigan where a police officer has just been shot in the head this. shooting happened offer the wayne straight university campus which is in the heart of the city. the officer worked for the university and has been taken to the hospital. police are actively looking for a gunman. on sunday a total of four officers were shot in texas, missouri and florida. back here, police arrested one of nine people who robbed a man early this morning. at 2:15 this morning the group of robbers approached a 31-year-old man at the popular
san francisco tourist attraction. one person pulled a gun. they robbed the victim of two cell phones. police tracked down one suspect and no one was injured. police bust what they say was a brothel operating in a quiet residential neighborhood right across the street from a high school. abc 7 news broke this story last night. if you were with us it happened in san mateo. now the house is on 20th avenue next to serra high school. here's abc 7 news reporter vic lee with the story live from the scene tonight. vic? >> reporter: dan, as you know, we have been tracking this story quietly for several weeks now, but we held the story because we were afraid that we would jeopardize the police investigation, but we can tell you now that the neighbors and serra high school right across the street there are glad, very glad, that police conducted this raid last night. >> there's no family photos or clothing belonging to anybody. just a couple of mattresses on
the ground and evidence consistent with prostitution, condoms, lubricants, lingerie, things like that >> reporter: curing the nighttime raid, two people were arrested inside the house here on the 400 block of 20th avenue. just across the street from serra high school. one charged with operating a house of ill fame, a legal term for brothel. the other for narcotics possession. no women were in the house at the time. police say their photos in the address were posted in online ads. undercover police have been sfalg the house for weeks before the raid. they had been tipped that something suspicious was happening inside. that's when abc 7 news first learned about the possibility that the rented house was a brothel and neighbors telling us as well about the suspicious activity. we saw this red light shining inside a window when there were people inside, presumably to alert johns that the house was operating. on those nights cars would bring young women inside the home hand
men would come and go throughout the evening. neighbors would say as many as 15 on any given day. neighbor sue loffler. cars would come and they would be textings and move down the street and they would be texting and move around the corner and foot traffic coming in. >> reporter: police say this is a new m.o. for brothel operators, renting places in nice neighborhoods. >> we do see a trend. a lot of the times they are within apartment complexes. we do occasionally see residential brothel. like this one, police say, which was shut down because neighbors decided not in our backyard and certainly not next to a school. vic lee, abc 7 news. >> let's turn now to the stormy weather coming our way. rain is in fact coming. let's give you a live look from the emoryville camera. wait for it, see. isn't that worth waiting for? yes, it's beautiful, nice. gorgeous painted skies, but let's talk to meteorologist sandhya patel to see what's going to be happening in the very near future. >> kristen, we're talking about
rain and look at this live picture. if you thought that sunset was pretty this is from our abc news exploratorium camera. look at the pink hughes just absolutely gorgeous. taking a look at live doppler 7, we're already beginning to see a few sprinkles approaching sea ranch, navarro, the ukiah area. as you take a look heavy rain, hail, following up along the northwest coast of california if you're traveling up in that direction keep that in mind. this storm has the right dynamics to bring pretty good snow to the sierra nevada. it will bring us pretty good rain and this is one, a late system tonight. moderate rain and breezy in spots, .1 to .4 of an inch of rain. it arrives at 8:00 p.m. in the north bay. when it will get to your area and i'll let you know if tim packets your holiday plan coming up. dan? >> thanks very much. a delay for some holiday travelers in the east bay. a flight from oakland international returned to the airport late this afternoon so it could be inspect the. a passenger on southwest flight
5135 sent up this photo of a dog sniffing a suitcase. southwest has not announced what the problem was. the flight to baltimore boarded but is now hitsed as delayed. the crew of a 70-foot barge is safe after it flipped and sank in the sacramento delta. the vessel went down near rio vista near decker island while carrying a matter truck. you can see a sheen on the water in the shot from sky 7. fortunately for the crew the barge sank close to shore, right in front of a coast guard station. rescue boat plucked one person out of the water. a good mayor tan picked up a second and two others swam to shore. no one was hurt. new concerns tonight over how the city of richmond may have handled the investigation of 11 police officers connected to a bay area sex scandal. jasmine abouluslinabuslin's cla the vegd. >> reporter: jasmine abuslin
gave five lengthy interactiview about her interactions with 11 police officers. it's testimony they heard about overs other than themselves that could be a problem. richard mopped police department's investigation of 11 of its police officers included 13 hours of recorded voluntary testimony by jasmine abuslin who said she had sex with more than 30 police officers around the bay area, some while she was underage. richmond's police officers are not facing criminal charges but last month richmond city manager bill lindsey recommended four of the city's officers be fired. i think the city was sloppy. >> sloppy says attorney general mike raines whose firm is representing the four richmond police officers because he says the officer's privacy rights were violated. >> any officer who is accused of misconduct should get all of the information that per tanks to his or her alleged misconduct.
>> reporter: he says when each officer received a recording of abuslin's testimony they heard more than her accusations about each of them. he says the recordings were not properly redacted. >> they got a recording where miss abuslin was talking about her interactions with officers other than the officer that were the subject of the discipline and they weren't entitled to know that under the law. >> if it happened, it would be a city of richmond mistake. >> reporter: city manager bill lindsey says the city will look into it. >> we take any assertion that we didn't follow legal process correctly very seriously. we want to be perfect. >> reporter: lindsey also says if true this will not change his disciplinary recommendations. he says the mistake is not enough to get the officers their jobs back though he'll be fighting for them. he does, however, say the mistake could result in litigation. >> reporter: they could sue for the violation of their privacy
rights. >> abuslin's attorney has already filed a complaint against the city of richmond n.richmond, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. deep frying dangers. coming up, how to avoid turning your holiday into a recipe for disaster. >> an important warning and keeping families together. why the city of oakland is making it a new priority. the local men and women who could be in the new administration. we have a better idea tonight who is in and who is out. plus, millenials and money management. the one thing this age group isn't doing that could be a big mistake. >> abc 7 news will be right back.
- anwith the city on newbnb, common-sense home sharing rules. to help protect affordable housing, we've launched a one host, one home policy. so hosts may now only rent space at one address in san francisco. and we want to work together to improve the city's permit system so that it's simple, fair and effective. together, we can make the new rules work for all of san francisco.
with the 49ers over there. more live from san francisco. >> reporter: good evening, kristen. last night at a stadium audit the city of santa clara learned that 13 of 16 documents had not been handed over by the 49ers. now, the 49ers say some of the financial information in those documents of it confidential by the city says the team is required to hand the documents over. at some level we know we've handed over and have shared every single document that they have asked for. the ones in which we're not going to make public record are the non-nfl event financials that go directly to the general fund. >> 49ers president says authors have been looking at stadium's financial records all day. their visit comes hours before a santa clara city council meeting. council members are asking the 49ers stadium management to turn over documents required by their lease. the records will show how much
money is flowing into the city general fund as part of a contract agreement. but the niners stadium management says some information in the documents should be kept confidential. >> as we go out and book an event we obviously want to strike the best deal that we can for the city of santa clara and the general fund. i we want to make as much money as we possibly can for that. the event promoter who has to pay the act wants to keep that private. >> if the 49ers still refuse to hand over those documents, the city plans to inform the organization that it will be in breech of contract. >> what i will say it's unfortunate that we've gotten to this part. >> and the santa clara council says if the matter is not resolved in 30 days after the council meeting it will begin taking steps to take over stadium management. in santa clara, lonni rivera, abc 7 news. >> more on a man found dead in the evergreen area. officers found his body last thursday on thornhouse lane.
the man had been beaten to death and investigators believe his wife did it. they say the woman killed his wife the day before he was found and then committed suicide. >> oakland is a sanctuary city like san francisco and san jose and president-elect donald trump vowed during his campaign to cut off federal funding to sanctuary cities and increase enforcement of immigration laws. the mayor reaffirmed oakland's commitment to helping residents stay in their homes and keeping families together. >> and to tell all of the people who call oakland home that we will protect you. >> no matter what comes next we'll prevail. no president or political ideology or institution can kill our spirit. >> part of oakland's plan will focus on finding legal help for people who may face deportation. the alameda county d.a.
announced a new hotline in response to a new increase in hate-related criminal activity. the hate crime hotline is on your screen. 510, 408-2824 and to the president-elect donald trump says he's seriously considering nominating retired marine corps general james mattis to be secretary of defense. mr. trump met with mattis over the weekend and their meeting xued the president-elect's need for torture in questioning the opposition. mr. trump says he was very impressed with mattis when the former combat commander praised the effectiveness of building trust with terror suspects. education reformer michelle rhee tweeted today she's not pursuing a position in president-elect trump's cabinet. rhee had been mentioned as a pofb secretary of education. the former head of washington, d.c.'s public schools met with mr. trump on saturday. rhee is married to sacramento
mayor and former cal star kevin johnson. exclusive information about the loam ax fire two months after it destroyed a dozen homes. dan noyes has pinpointed the origin of the fire by talking to residents of the mountain. law enforcement sources and this man who works in the marijuana industry. >> the locals know where it started. >> where. >> >> we'll also tell but a pot grower arrested after the fire and see why neighbors are calling him a hero. that's tonight on "abc 7 news at 11:00. >> hope you can tune in for that. in two days many of us will sit down to enjoy the traditional thanksgiving meal of turkey and if you're deep frying your bird be very careful. local firefighters don't want to see this happen to you. watch closely. they urge you to always use a turkey fryer outdoor and have a fire extinguisher nearby and you should not use more cooking oil than recommended in the fryer. finally children, please, keep
them away from stoves and friers when food is being prepared. >> hi there, everyone. signs of the next storm already showing up on live doppler 7. you'll notice right near ukiah you're seeing some moisture and event think will get here in a matter of an hour or two. emoryville cameras showing you a beautiful shot after a glow of the sunset and temperatures in the mid to upper 50s from sanies from co-to san jose and another live picture. this is just spectacular from our east bay hills camera looking at the leftovers. mid-50s santa rosa and napa and livermore right now and one more live picture from the walnut streak. if you're traveling in the next few hours roads are dry but this is going to change so keep that in mind. rain spreads. dry and bright for thanksgiving and looking at two more storms next week. this is are a 1 on our storm impact scale. moderate rain at times and looking at breezy conditions in
spots of.1 to.4 of an inch of rain. hour by hour forecast to show you when it arrives. north bay 9:00 tonight and light to moderate in intensity. 10:00 p.m. barely making its way down towards san francisco and the east bay and 11:00 p.m. pretty much slow moving and it will drop some briefly moderate to heavy rain as you'll notice. at midnight moves into the inland east barracks the south bay and santa cruz mountains and tomorrow morning if you're getting away early at 4:00 a.m. there will be some spotty showers out there, but nothing in comparison to what we're expecting tonight. nothing steady. 5:00 a.m. still a few showers and 6:00 a.m. and winds down by 8:00. noontime, you're good to go and you'll have to deal with all the people hitting the road. rainfall totals with look like .6 of an inch in san jose to .3 and some sports will pick up to .4 of an inch of rain. snow in the mountains will mean chain control so 6:00 tonight we have a winter weather advisory that begins and it runs until
noon tomorrow. we're expecting 3 to 6 inches of snow in the passes and more in the peaks. temperatures first thing in the morning tomorrow, we'll start out in the low 40s and 50s and as i mentioned spotty showers so some slick roadways. for the afternoon on wednesday, upper 50s to the low 60s. if you're thinking about thanksgiving, who isn't, here's a look at the forecast. spotty morning showers tomorrow. it is going to be cool and bright on thanksgiving day and rain returns on friday. temperatures will be 60s. so let's take a look at the hour darby-hour forecast on black friday. 5:00 a.m., mendecino county, light showers and rain starts to move down by evening hours, around 6:00, so your early black friday shoppers, you're all fine, but by the evening we're talking about pretty widespread rain at 10:00, and this continues as we head into saturday and in the second wave comes through, the second storm comes through sunday, and that will bring us more widespread rain. this will turn into mountain snow this weekend, so if you're
traveling up to the sierra, keep in mine that's going to be rough getting back down here because they are expecting quite a bit of snow over the weekend. accuweather seven-day forecast, a few early morning drops tomorrow and then dry for thanksgiving and bright. black friday, we're expecting an afternoon evening storm, 1 on our storm impact scale and two more systems saturday and sunday. quick movers, but it is going to create some wet roadways and cool weather. 50s, 60s, saturday and sunday before we dry out as many of you head back to work and the kids head back to school. download the abc 7 news app and track live doppler 7 and all the storms coming through. kristen and dan? >> we'll do it. >> thanks, sandhya. >> the stock market soars and want to find out which industry is suddenly on top and then at 5:30 on "world news" with david muir. >> the major storm that will hit tonight affecting travel for millions this holiday. the deadly school bus crash, five children dead and six critical and the security bulletin just issued next. >> david, thanks a lot. new at 6:00, important black
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all three major stock indices hit record highs today though the news is not good for all industry. the dow topped 19,000 and the s&p 500 reached 2200 for the first time. the push was helped by low budget retail stores, dollar spree, burlington stores and home depot posted strong earnings and health care stocks did not see the same group with one company medtronic falling nearly 9%. san francisco's cab company is officially for sale. yellow cab is having a difficult time filling shifts because of services like uber and lyft. yellow cab filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy in january. apple is getting into the black friday game on its
website. apple it'sed a sigh of the date event and didn't give any details. items bought by 5:00 p.m. will be eligible for two-day delivery and not just stores that entice you on black friday and also an opportunity for credit card companies. the credit reporting agency equifax says there's a new surge in cards. americans typically opened a 500,000 credit cards on black friday. >> and on the subject of credit cards, might surprise you that more and more plinlials don't even use them. going without a credit card is really a big mistake. >> 19-year-old nolan riddell is working his way through college and is very careful with his money. he says he doesn't want to risk getting a credit card. >> i've seen some friends rack up a lot of debts that they can't pay off, and i don't want that to be me. >> that may sound like a smart move and not having a credit card can hurt you in other ways. "consumer reports" money expert
toby stanger says responsibly using a credit card and building a high credit score is critical. >> your credit score figures into all kinds of financial transactions, getting a mortgage, auto insurance, a car loan, and you can't have the best credit score unless you responsibly use a credit card. >> you should aim to have a credit score of around 650 or higher and credit card use accounts for about 30% of that score. >> to get the best credit score, you have to pay all your credit card bills on time and in full. >> to avoid credit card pitfalls set up payment alerts on your smartphone and don't keep your credit card information on file with retailers. that can make it too easy to click and buy. right now nolan uses cash or his debit card for everyday purchases. >> i'm definitely going to need to start to build my credit and maybe get a credit card soon. >> and when he does he says he'll use it responsibly to build good credit. >> i'm michael finney, 7 on your
side. 'tis the season. that means you can meet a live reindeer. we'll show you how next. >> but first we want to thank abc 7 news viewer brandon for a great instagram picture of a trail along the ocean. can you share your pictures with us on social media using the #abc 7now. isn't that nice? >> yes, and you may see it online or on air at abc7news.com. we'd love to see your picture.
and thanksgiving could be rough considring today's political climate. stick around for some expert advice on how to avoid a family feud at your holiday table. all that plus much more is coming up at 6:00. dan, kristen? >> okay, ama. thanks so much. see you then. holidays got an early state in golden gate park today. >> abc 7 news was atop the california academy of sciences as santa and a reindeer paid a very special visit. the reindeer is one of two that will stay at the museum in january. >> the holiday display features indoor snow and facts about reinde reindeer. the cal academy will open on thanksgiving and christmas. >> that's kind of fun. >> that's great. >> those are reindeer that santa does not need. >> no, no, they get a little break. >> finally tonight, president barack obama started not one but two turkeys he spared for the thanksgiving dinner table. >> tater and to the gobbling a lot of attention. mr. obama started pardoning two turkies in 2009 in honor of his two daughters. the turkey pardon has been a presidential tradition since
2007. >> i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm dan ashley. >> for all of us here we appreciate tonight, breaking news. after the deadly storm, the new and major system set to hit tonight. chicago, detroit, several cities in the bullseye. then, moving east, affecting millions traveling this thanksgiving. also breaking, what we have just learned about the driver in that deadly school bus crash. the children who survived revealing to us what happened on that bus moments before the crash. the police officer ambushed. now, the arrest, and the new moment today. what the suspect says when asked, did he kill the officer? you'll hear it. president-elect donald trump's about-face. >> lock her up! lock her up! >> after chants of "lock her up," what he's now saying about hillary clinton tonight. and mr. trump on those nazi salutes. the group celebrating his win. breaking now. pictures coming in of a chemical plant explosion.