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active scene. in fact, we just saw a couple of detectives walk past the crime scene tape here. the csi teams also stayed overnight to gather evidence. they are done now pretty much. they are just waiting for daylight for picture taking of the crime scene. this all happened at 7 p.m. last night. gilroy police got a call of domestic violence on the fillboro drive. police describe it as a violent event. several officers arrived at the complex at roughly the same time and there was a confrontation with the suspect in the carport area. here's the gilroy police captain to describe what happened next. >> they are in a carport area. they met basically halfway between the parking lot and the apartment. some interaction occurred where the officer felt that needed to discharge his weapon. he fired at the suspect struck him and the suspect went to the ground. >> and the man died at the scene. when asked if the suspect was armed, police would only say they had to wait for the coroner to process the body before they could confirm
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whether or not the man had a weapon. now, the officer who fired the shots has been with the department for four years. we do not know the relationship between the man and the woman inside the apartment. gilroy police say they will be giving a briefing today at 9 a.m. live in gilroy, kiet do, kpix 5. teenaged girl was grazed by a bullet last night when stopping a car thief at winfield boulevard and coleman road. the 17-year-old reportedly left her car with the keys inside to talk to friends in another car. a man got in and started driving away. so she chased the car and when it stopped banged on the window and that's when the suspect opened fire grazing her in the neck and shoulder area. police later found the car abandoned but they are still looking for the suspect. a hoverboard burst into flames inside a brentwood home. kpix 5's jackie ward reports. >> reporter: good morning.
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the hoverboard that caused the fire is actually still in the entryway of the home here in brentwood and the family inside is still scared and shaken up from what happened last night. the new hoverboard's batteries were charging when it caught fire and exploded. the family says flames grew quickly and got really big but thanks to a quick acting 15- year-old from freedom high, the house was saved from any major damage because she grabbed the board and took it to the front door. one of the daughters in the family says they got this board a week ago. >> the fire looked like it was rising up the wall. i saw my little sister screaming for somebody to help her. and she was standing right in front of it. and then when the fire was put out there was burnt like ash up the wall and like fire damage. >> reporter: just a few days ago she got a concussion from using a hoverboard. it's stories like this that made online retail giant amazon decide to stop selling them. there have been 11 reports of
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fires in ten states. the safety commission is investigating. major airlines like american, delta and united are banning them from their planes. the fact that these lithium batteries are catching fire is a major concern. this new policy goes into effect this week for those airlines. so the family here says they actually have a second hoverboard that didn't catch fire, didn't explode. but they plan to get rid of it as soon as possible. also, if this is still on your christmas list after all of these reports, it will go about $200 to $700. live in brentwood, jackie ward, kpix 5. >> keep it outside, though. >> yeah. >> big time. let's check in with gianna with the traffic report. >> bay bridge metering lights are on. we have a big backup to the maze at this point and now you're going to see some delays as you connect from 24 to 580. westbound 80 carquinez bridge to the maze, 26 minutes. new reports of an accident westbound 80 near cutting heads up through there. also, northbound 101 through san jose, starting to see
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traffic fill in as you come away from 280. delays through morgan hill. an accident westbound 237 at zanker over to the right shoulder but some delays behind that wreck. and taking a look at the nimitz, northbound not too bad as you head into oakland. southbound we are starting to see some brake lights from 238 as you work your way down to that 92 where you connect to the san mateo bridge. the bridge itself though not seeing any delays. 14 minutes for your drive time as you work your way between 880 and 101. how about the forecast? here's roberta. good morning, everyone. we are 54 days away from super bowl 50 played right here in the bay area on february 7th and seen right here on kpix 5. look at the skies above levi's stadium right now. nothing but clear conditions and air temperature has been dropping. right now in san jose, it's 41 degrees. northwest breeze at 3. the barometer is on the rise as a weak ridge of high pressure builds in. it's at 30.15. it's 35 degrees in concord. 37 in santa rosa. winds have been settling at
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this hour, west at 6 in mountain view but that still adds a capitol hill to the air. the north to northeast wind at 6 miles per hour in santa rosa coupled up with an air temperature at 34 degrees it feels like it's 28 degrees. but the winds are blowing in fairfield out of the north at 20. today, north winds 10 to 20 miles per hour and our temperatures under 60 degrees. rain is coming and we'll track it together 18 minutes after the hour. tonight, republican candidates for president will face off in a debate in las vegas. new polls show donald trump leading nationally but trailing senator ted cruz by 10 points in iowa. trump will be at center stage with cruz and ben carson on either side of him. the debate is the first since terrorism and national security became central issues. and trump's recent comments about muslims are also an issue. >> donald trump since the beginning of this campaign would support whoever the republican nominee is. i would ask all the other republicans if donald trump is out there campaigning against muslims coming into the united
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states on the campaign trail for president do you campaign for him next fall? >> 9 candidates will take part in tonight's prime time debate. today supervisors in san francisco will hold a final vote on a new bike yield law. it would allow cyclists to yield rather than stop at any intersection where there's a stop sign. the proposal makes enforcement of stopping at stop signs for bicyclists a low priority. this was after a crackdown. supervisors expected to vote today also on whether to build a new jail in san francisco. the mayor and sheriff's department say they need more space to hold inmates. it also would replace some of the existing county jails but some members of the board of supervisors have already expressed their opposition. >> san francisco needs housing. san francisco needs to address the homeless issue. san francisco needs to figure out how to make it possible for families to be able to afford
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to live in this city. but the last thing san francisco needs in my view is a new jail. >> six supervisors have said they will vote no on the jail plan that would be enough to reject the proposal. another apparent hate crime has targeted bay area muslims. christin ayers shows us the damage this time in alameda. >> go back home. go home. you not welcome here. >> reporter: this imam says it began with the hateful phone calls at the islamic center of alameda and then his congregation started getting stares in public. >> looking at them in a very strange way and making faces and some kind, you know, kind of turning their faces so things that never happened before. >> reporter: on thursday, it went from bad to worse. someone shattered a large window at the building where women gathered to pray. >> we did tell the police officer to investigate it as a hate crime. >> reporter: it's one of a string of incidents largely targeting muslims in the week
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since the san bernardino shooting. >> you are very dereceived by satan! your mind has been taken over, brainwashed! and you have nothing but hate, nothing but hate! >> reporter: this woman was captured on cell phone video berating two muslim men for praying in a castro valley park. they claim she later lunged at them with an umbrella and a coffee cup. >> do not touch me!! >> reporter: then there was the evacuation at the council on american-islamic relations in santa clara after someone sent a powdery substance to the office. >> we will not be silenced. we are working to protect civil rights of all americans. >> reporter: most recently this man posted a youtube video titled flying with bin laden showing a sikh man sleeping next to him on a plane. he says there is no coincident that this is happening because of donald trump. >> those who are supposed to be our leaders to lead us from the depths of darkness to the light, they actually taking us back to the darkness. >> reporter: he says he has
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seen more of a police presence in this area since the vandalism happened. and he says on the bright side, the community has reached out to offer its support. in alameda, christin ayers, kpix 5. the city of san jose is taking steps to protect the homeless before winter's el nino rain hit hard. temporary shelters will open throughout the city. last week the city council approved a measure to convert spaces into temporary housing. at its next meeting the council will consider expanding that program. time now 6:09. more and more drivers are cheating their way into bay area carpool lanes. but you might want to think twice the next time you're attempted to skip the line. >> and the wait is over for "star wars: the force awakens." >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good morning, no need for our hi-def doppler radar this morning. but i'll tell you where the raindrops will fall. >> and a busy ride on 580 plus a new wreck on 680 and problems
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good morning. tuesday, december 15. 6:13. if you look carefully at the gorgeous skyline of san francisco, the winds are blowing at 10 miles per hour and will increase. i'll have the full forecast coming up in less than four minutes. happening today, the oakland city council will hold a special meeting of the public safety committee to consider big changes to city gun laws. the proposal includes restrictions on extended magazines that would also require owners to use a trigger lock or a locked container to store guns at a home or a vehicle. two of the officers involved in a recent deadly shooting in san francisco have been the targets
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of previous excessive force lawsuits. mario woods died earlier this month after five officers opened fire. court records show that in 2009, one of those officers shot two men who said they had their hands up. another was involved in an alleged choking in 2009 and an alleged beating in 2013. time is 6:14. helping the homeless is the focus of a new community program to be launched today in san francisco. local leaders will join businesspeople to announce a union square cares initiative to help the homeless and curb homeless-related problems in a part of town that's often crowded with shoppers. well, that new "star wars" movie made a big world premiere last night. >> suzanne marquez shows us the scene in hollywood including several generations of actors. >> reporter: hollywood boulevard shut down for what might be the biggest movie premiere ever. the length of two full city blocks with a covered carpet longer than the oscars.
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the inside reembling a galaxy far, far away. it was a who's who of hollywood from character actors in the original cast including r2d2, c3po, mark hamill and carrie fisher. >> it's nice so have a job lined up for my twilight years. now i'm a jedi elder. >> nobody has been to a grammy of this magnitude. i should be very professional and say it's all perfectly normal. it isn't. it's marvelous. >> reporter: two brand-new faces for a new generation of "star wars" fans. >> it's fantastic. great! >> reporter: it's a franchise that spans three decades and the anticipation so far seeing this film is greater than ever. the stars were just as excited as the fans who have camped out for days to see it.
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>> i saw it. i wasn't going to and then jj was like i really think you should see it and i said okay and then i saw it and i couldn't speak for about a day afterwards. i feel incredibly excited and grateful that everyone is here, friends, family, fans of the movie. >> reporter: the force arrives nationwide on friday. suzanne marquez, cbs news, hollywood. as freeways get more congested more people are driving solo in the faster carpool lanes. recent years there's been a spike of nearly 4,000 tickets a year for carpool lane cheaters in the region. >> they are cut line. they think they are more important than everybody else who is patiently waiting. these are people who have probably been doing this every day for months or maybe even years before they got caught. >> chp says catching the violators can be a challenge because traffic in carpool lanes moves faster than other lanes. carpool lanes violation ticket comes with a minimum $490 fine.
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so beware. >> just obey the law. okay? it will save money. >> i guess. >> share the ride. >> yeah. >> well, no, no. i don't know. i think we all sneak here and there. but -- >> no. no. no. >> you pay the price. >> no, frank. >> i got to go now. >> all right. let's go to the roads right now. southbound 680 at main street we have reports of an accident noninjury blocking a lane and we have some delays as you work your way southbound 680 towards 24 through the walnut creek area. so heads up there. also, westbound 24 at acalanes, look out for a christmas tree stuck in lanes. delays as a result. three vehicles have hit the tree. so it is causing a problem over off to the side of the road. chp is on scene. we are seeing delays through there. also a backup on 24 once you get closer to the 580 connector that's because everything is slow-and-go at the bay bridge. westbound carquinez bridge to the maze, 28 minutes now
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accident reported at cutting. looks like it may be off to the right shoulder and the metering lights are on. slow across the span as bell. westbound 580 altamont pass to 680, 22 minutes now for your drive time. so lots of volume westbound and brake lights as you come out of tracy all the way through there to the top of the altamont pass. you're going to see delays at flynn and again as you head near airway for 680. taking a look at the south bay it's business as usual. nothing out of the ordinary. you're going to see some slow- and-go conditions northbound 101 coming away from 280. 280 itself though out of san jose all the way into the peninsula has been a nice ride this morning. and taking a look at the nimitz, both directions, not bad. southbound though you are seeing some slow-and-go conditions from 238 down to about the san mateo bridge. here's roberta. good morning, everybody. let's take a look at our live weather camera. we have activity on the bay waters right now with the ferries, traveling back and forth from alameda into the city by the bay. currently we do have some clear skies. we have no small craft advisory in place for our bay waters.
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temperatures in the 30s and 40s. it is now 46 degrees san francisco. but 35 degrees in the concord area, where the winds are currently out of the south and southwest at 5. you couple that with that air temperature makes it feel like it's below freezing. bundle up out the door. westbound at 6 in mountain view and we have the wind blowing out of the north at 20 in the fairfield area. 6 in santa rosa. so today the winds will be a factor again during the afternoon hours out of the north 10 to 20 miles per hour. but boy, great air quality with the passage of the cold front on sunday and then we do have a couple of sunshiny days before we have significant changes in our local forecast. those details coming up. but right now a clear slot over the state. weak high pressure builds in today and what do you see as that clock ticks by, really? no activity until thursday increasing cloud cover in the northern portion of the bay area with the slight chance of rain showers there. as a really weak system just sideswipes that particular area, leading most of the bay area with a little bit of sunshine and some cloud cover. but then on friday we start to
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see the real rain. those details coming up. 28 degrees in the high sierra today. 38 degrees wednesday. snow this weekend. our temperatures under 60 degrees everywhere and check this out. we do have temperatures tonight back here in that freezing point inland. we do have rain arriving friday night through saturday with breezy conditions. another storm more vigorous sunday night through monday. make it a great day. thanks, roberta. time 6:20. drones are expected to be one of the hot gift options this holiday season but there are a few things you need to know before that first flight. ,,
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good morning, everybody. in the last two weeks the giants have spent $220 million
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on two starting pitchers, last week jeff marge. johnny cueto. he can opt out after the two years, $130 million for 6 years. the trade last year to the royals gave his stats a split personality. >> here's johnnie! >> fans were probably racking the same way when he struggled after the trade from the reds. in kansas city his e.r.a. doubled. pete rose's request to be reinstated by major league baseball was denied by commissioner rob manfred yesterday. rose still bets on baseball currently even though it's legal. manfred felt like it made him a risk to reinstate. rose will never work for a team but could still possibly be voted into the hall of fame if he is ever put on the ballot.
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>> i think that he has demonstrated when he was an active player and manager, by his own admission, that he bet on baseball and i don't think he demonstrated to me an ability to stay away from that type of active. >> 1989 is when pete rose was banned from baseball. if he hasn't done "the crime" for that, i don't know who has. play of the day, nba. houston at denver. check out the fine dunk by the nugget will barton with elevation in the mile high city up and see ya! got a time me 23. denver beat the rockets one more time. a little baseline dunk 114, 108 your play of the day. it is 6:25 right now. a major win for environmentalists fighting to stop trains full of explosive crude oil from rolling through the bay area. >> a brentwood family is pretty
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shaken up this morning after a hoverboard popped, explodes and catches fire. we'll tell you more details coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the g-o-p contenders will go head-to-head in tonight's de -- and donald trump could be ir his and gilroy police responding to a domestic call between a man and woman wound up shooting the man dead. >> gop contenders will go head to head in tonight's debate in las vegas and donald trump could be in for the biggest fight of the campaign season! >> the sun is up and the sky is blue. but i'll tell you when you can expect the rain to fall. >> and brake lights at the bay bridge, plus delays on 24. good morning. it's tuesday, december 15.
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i'm michelle griego. >> >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. >> time now 6:29. new this morning a hoverboard burst into flames in brentwood. and that's where jackie ward is live. she has been talking to a resident who saw it happen. >> reporter: michelle, the family here has only had the hoverboard for a week after they are shaken up by last night's fire. >> and, um, he was screaming, trying to get somebody to help, and my uncle came out. he poured a bucket of water on it. um, i had ran downstairs because i heard the fire alarms, i saw the smoke, i heard popping noise and we tried getting my younger sisters out of the house just in case and right away the fire trucks came and it was just all really scary and kind of panicked. >> reporter: she says her sister stepped on the hoverboard when it was charging and it started popping. >> it almost exploded in her hands. and it basically started to burn up the wall towards the entrance to our house. >> reporter: the family has only had it a week and heard about the danger of having a
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hoverboard after purchasing it on amazon. they own a second one that didn't catch fire and plan to get rid of it. >> right after my mom ordered it, she started seeing reports about them exploding and having, like, issues and but you never think oh, that might happen to us, like, you hear it all over tv you hear different reports of it but you never think oh, that's going to be my family. >> reporter: so now, the family wants harsher regulations against selling these hoverboards as amazon is no longer selling them. to buy them they are up to $700. jackie ward, kpix 5. investigators are looking into a shooting in gilroy that began with police responding to a domestic violence call ended with a suspect dead. kpix 5's kiet do joins us live from gilroy with the latest. >> reporter: here we are 12 hours after this incident happened and still a very active crime scene out here. the fire department is now
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here. they have their ladder truck up to give detectives a high angle view so they can take better pictures of the crime scene. now, this all happened around 7 p.m. last night. gilroy police got a calf a domestic violence incident on the 6800 block of philboro drive. it was described as a violent event just as a couple of officers got close to the apartment complex, there was screaming and a man came out of the apartment. there was a confrontation in the carport. it is unclear who said or did what. but the officer drew his weapon and fired a couple of shots at the suspect. firefighters and paramedics tried to save the man but he died at the scene. gilroy police are not saying if the suspect was armed. >> i don't know about the status of any weapons. as i explained earlier, the body is still present at the scene. the coroner's office needs to do an investigation and once they start to sift through the evidence, then we are expecting that that will confirm or deny
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the presence of any type of weapon. >> the officer who fired the shot was with the department for four years. we don't know the relationship between the man and woman in the apartment. the woman was not seriously injured. police will give a press briefing at 9 a.m. kiet do, kpix 5. debris from a wrecked shipping container can be seen along the coast of san francisco this morning. they are cleaning it up. a wave knocked dozens of containers off a ship entering the gate on saturday. beaches from the golden gate to pacifica are listed with plastic. no hazardous materials are involved. it is 6:33. roberta is here to tell us all about what's cooking on this, what, tuesday. >> i'm so excited. i'm going to be off next week but i would like to work because it's so exciting because we have rain coming this way. the national weather service
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has issued a hazardous weather statement in effect for the bay area for significant changes in our forecast. not so much today. in fact, take a look out the door right now where we have clear skies. >> pretty beautiful. >> lots of clarity out there. and some cool air mass in some places. we have a wind chill working this morning north-northeast at 7 in pleasanton, even though that is under 10 miles per hour. when you have an air temperature in the mid-30s it feels like it's below freezing. and then we have that wind at 6 in santa rosa coupled up with an air temperature of 34. it feels like 28 degrees out the door. so obviously, bundle up. clear slot right here. this is for today and tomorrow. weak impulse for thursday. a bigger storm comes in by friday night through saturday, another system sunday night through monday. calm conditions into the 50s, up to 60 degrees.
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we'll have more coming up. thanks, roberta. we have our eye on this trouble spot southbound 680 at north main street. it's cleared over to the right shoulder. the commute through the concord to walnut creek, speeds down to 22 miles per hour, 242 backs up to 4. so slow-and-go as you head through there. if you want to cut over to 24, keep this in mind. we have a christmas tree stuck in lanes. it's been hit at least by three different vehicles. the vehicles are over to the right side of the road. chp working on getting this out of the number 2 lane from the left over to the side, as well. again causing some delays as you work your way along highway 24. past there a little slow as you head towards the connectors to the bay bridge. frank? >> all right, gianna, thanks. 6:35. an energy company is scrapping plans to build a big crude oil terminal in contra costa county. wes-pac energy was going to modernize and reactivate an oil storage and transfer terminal near downtown pittsburg. kpix 5 was the first to report on that plan almost two years
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ago. with the recent drop though in oil prices, company officials say the project doesn't make economic sense. children's hospital oakland is being sued by the biological father of jahi mcmath. milton mcmath filed suit last week. the teen went into cardiac arrest after tonsil surgery two years ago. she was declared brain-dead but her mother insisted on keeping her alive leading to a legal battle that made national headlights. jahi is currently on a ventilator in new jersey. tonight 9 republicans running for president will face off in a debate in las vegas. donald trump will be center stage but senator ted cruz will get attention leading in iowa. don champion has more. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: on the eve of the fifth gop debate in las vegas, donald trump blasted his rivals before an excited crowd. >> the other candidates should be thankful because i'm giving them a chance to make total fools of themselves in front of millions of people.
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but no, honestly, i'm doing a good job for the republican party. people are able to get their votes out. >> reporter: trump has the commanding lead in the national race for the republican nomination. according to the latest monmouth university poll. but it's a different story in the key state of iowa. 7 weeks away from the caucuses there, ted cruz is gaining ground against the republican front-runner. on the campaign trail cruz is focused on national security. >> the enemy is radical islamic terrorism and it's trying to destroy our country and our way of life. >> reporter: in recent weeks, cruz has taken pointed jabs at marco rubio. his biggest challenger becoming a trump alternative in the race. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: at the debate tonight trump will be center stage with cruz and ben carson next to him bolstered by growing support in new hampshire, new jersey governor chris christie will also return to the main stage.
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don champion, cbs news. four candidates will take part in the undercard debate with huckabee, rick san torn, lindsey graham and former governor of new york george pataki. sacramento kings guard raijon rondo said he didn't intend to offend anyone with anti-gay slurs toward referee bill kennedy. his comments led to suspension without pay for the next kings game. the nba announced the suspension on friday. failed kidnapping in alban if i is a wake-up call for neighbors albany is a wake-up car four neighbors. -- failed kidnapping in albany is a wake-up call for neighbors in albany. a girl was almost kidnapped although she ran for help. neighbors are on edge. >> the great fallacy is it will never happen in my neighborhood. that makes people complacent to a point. so, you know, people just have to keep their eyes open. >> that suspect is described as
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a hispanic man, in his 40s, about 5'8" with dark hair, short beard and white public truck. surveillance video in the blair of a nonprofit group. the bay area children's association says a man broke into its saratoga avenue office over the weekend stealing cash donations and equipment. the group provides mental health services for children, teens and young adults. anyone who might recognize the man in the video is urged to give san jose police a call. the faa is putting new regulations in place in an effort to keep drones under control. it's in response to an increasing numbering of close calls between drones and commercial aircraft. starting monday, anyone with a drone between a half pound and 55 pounds will have to register with the agency. failure to do so could result in a fine of more than $27,000 and possible criminal prosecution. >> the motivation in creating the registry is to give drone pilots some liability for what they are doing with their aircraft. right now, there are a lot of
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people that are going to the store, buy something and go fly it in spaces where they shouldn't be flying putting other people at risk. >> some drone enthusiasts hope the new registry will prevent tighter regulations in the future. ride shares services like uber and lyft may have to make changes. why drivers and taxpayers could benefit. >> and the coyote snatches up a bay area woman's dog but an unexpected hero gave this story a happy ending. ,,
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as you look at your tv screen on thursday is when we are going to see a significant weather change. becoming mostly cloudy with chances of rain in the north bay. a bigger storm comes in after that one. we'll track it together coming up in less than 4 minutes.
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a gradual increase in consumer prices may make an increase by the fed more likely. >> reporter: prices are starting to rise. inflation has been tame over the past several years but the labor department says that in november, consume side prices while flat the month before were up 2% from a year earlier when a take out good and gas. energy prices are down due to the low cost of oil. we are seeing greater increases though in many other areas including airline fares and medical costs. the 2% gain the strongest in some time. that meets the feds'2% target. we have seen strong job gains and that's considered likely to put the fed in raising rates this week and higher inflation will help in that regard. they decide tomorrow and hyena probably be an increase in interest rates after 10 years.
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several heavyweights are focused on brussels today: eu is set to put into effect new data laws. until now each country had their own laws. europeans looking for greater control over their privacy and how corporations handle and store that information. companies say that any restriction could make it tougher to innovate in europe. stock market rebounded on monday after heavy selling last week and we look to continue the good vibes today as the fed starts its two-day meeting. let's check the big board and see how we're doing so far. the dow is higher by over 160 points. nasdaq gaining 45. the s&p is up by 23 points. >> thank you. it is 6:45. some big changes may be coming to ridesharing services like uber and lyft that could enable workers to unionize. mark kelly reports from san francisco. >> reporter: the desire --
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>> the desire of the platforms like uber is to put them in a category of their own where they don't have rights. >> reporter: and this union lawyer says that power structure got not one but two wake-up calls. seattle water allowing uber drivers to unionize. and a new california bill that if passed allows all "gig" workers to get together and negotiate with their bosses. >> whatever they are driving towards is the same outcome which is resolving the power imbalances now. >> reporter: mccracken helped draft california's unique bill which has the state help organize the gig workers. not a union. but he has serious doubts about seattle taking the traditional union path. >> it's really impractical to say that a union would represent all the uber drivers even in a place like san francisco. there are too many of them and they are too different. >> reporter: mccracken says it will be up to each state to set up its own laws. but he worries what the future will look like for gig workers if they don't.
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>> who is going to pay for their disability or their unemployment or their retirement? who is going to pay for that? we know who it's going to be. it's the taxpayers. >> reporter: in san francisco, mark kelly, kpix 5. 6:47 right now. let's check the roads with gianna. >> good morning. let's jump over to the bay bridge right now. you're still backed up at least to the maze. metering lights are on and it's slow off the eastshore freeway 30 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. looking at the nimitz, northbound we have a lot of company as you work your way past the coliseum. southbound you're going to see brake lights as you work your way from 238 down to about hayward. even past there maybe into fremont now. we have reports though of a stalled vehicle as you cut across the san mateo bridge. that will slow you down this morning heading out of hayward towards foster city. 22 minutes now between 880 and 101. getting an update on conditions along highway 4, westbound 15 miles per hour as you work your way through concord. sluggish there. if you are heading southbound to 680 you will see delays there as well from an earlier trouble spot near main street
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cutting across 24 brake lights, as well. here's a look at conditions along 580 westbound altamont pass to 680. that's a 23-minute ride right now as you work your way through there. still seeing some good brake lights coming way from tracy. 22 miles per hour in some spots especially near grant line. heavy 101 out of san jose. delays beginning before 280. we have delays out of morgan hill, as well. looks busy there but once you get on 101 near the peninsula not too bad near san mateo. that's a look at your morning drive. here's roberta with weather. good morning. again, 6:48 it's time to check in with our weather watchers. temperatures in the 30s. 36 degrees katie sears in hayward. that's cold for hayward at this early hour. thank you for checking in, katie. north bay an east numbers in the 30s -- and east bay numbers in the 30s. 45 in san francisco.
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out the door, this is the skyline, wow! visibility is unlimit. the air quality is just pristine with the passage of this weekend's cold front. temperatures in the 30s in concord, also in the 30s in santa rosa. it's in the 40s around the rim of the bay. we have a little bit of a breeze this morning up to 10 miles per hour. when you couple that up with the current air temperature it makes it feel more like freezing in some areas. santa rosa 34. wind chill now 28 degrees. so bundle up out the door this morning. it's brisk. it's going to be a repeat performance for your wednesday with the winds out of the northwest 10 to 20 miles per hour. rotating to the north at times. we have a weak ridge of high pressure and it's providing that clear slot right there. the coast is clear. then we are going to start to see some cloudiness beginning on thursday. here's your futurecast. take a look as the front goes by. nothing is happening today.
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tomorrow mostly cloudy wednesday and thursday, chances of light rain north of the golden gate bridge a weak impulse that's going to nick the north bay. friday evening we start to enter the rainy period. today 28 in the high sierra with snow by the weekend. today sunrise there you have it. by the time it sets tonight, nine hours, 34 minutes of daylight. enjoy each minute of it. up to 60 degrees. we have rain by friday evening. it's raining and windy on saturday. another storm system sunday night through your monday. enjoy the day. a small dog recovering from a vicious coyote attack at a san francisco park. as kpix 5's joe vazquez reports, that dog is alive thanks to the heroic efforts of another dog walker and her pets. >> when i think about it still, i just -- i -- i feel a terror inside of me. >> reporter: 8:05 a.m. saturday, eva was walking her 5- year-old dachshund jasmine off leech at the stern grove dog park. she looked up and saw something that horrified her. a coyote had stolen jasmina
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way, she was off leash. >> i heard screaming. she started screaming. we got around and i saw her hanging out of the coyote's mouth. >> reporter: eva thought jasmine was gone. >> i look up and i see this dog, a dachshund, in the coyote's mouth limp not moving bloody. it looked dead. >> reporter: suddenly another dog walker sprang into action. sue redding sicked her dogs on the coyote. >> i scream, the coyote has your dog. i looked at my dogs and said, me yeah, get the coyote! and she ran up the hill confronted the coyote and the coyote dragged the don dog. she came back to me. >> reporter: jasmine was bloodied and seriously wounded. >> it's a combination of the coyote clamping down over her neck as well as shaking as they tried to keep or kill the prey. >> reporter: what would you
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want to say to the owner of this dog? >> i really want to say thank you to her and her two dogs. they saved jasmine's life. they jumped up and because of their brave actions, we're here together today. >> reporter: jasmine has some neck injuries and puncture wounds but only spent a day in the hospital. she is going to be okay thanks to the heroism of two dogs and their owners. at stern grove, i'm joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> kind of a tough place. back in october a coyote killed a small dog at the same park. >> not good. a couple of bay area sports teams are making holiday wishes come true. the raiders took time out from football to do a little bit of shopping. >> several players pushed carts around as they took kids on a shopping spree at an oakland walmart. each had $200 to spend as part of the shop with the jock program. the event is hosted by raiders offensive lineman donald penn and his foundation to help low- income families. the golden state warriors
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also in the holiday spirit. players, coaches and volunteers put together 20,000 bagged lunches monday at an oakland hotel. the players put their own personal touches on some of the bags decorating them with christmas themed artwork. the lunches are being donated to bay area food banks. time now is 6:53. one of the most violent cities in the bay area votes tonight on a new plan to crackdown on gun ownership. >> i'm kiet do. coming up, we'll have more on a case in gilroy where police shoot and kill a man dead. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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warm. warmer. warmer. yes. wherever the journey takes you, carry american express gold. it's more than a card. it's the gear that gets it done. in las vegas for their final debate of the year. the latest polls show frontrunn donald trump with a commandg lead nationwide... but he f rom five things to know at the :55.
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nine republican presidential contenders take the stage tonight in las vegas for their final debate of the year. the latest poll shows front- runner donald trump with a commanding lead nationwide. but he faces a fierce challenge in iowa from senator ted cruz. a jury in baltimore deliberating the feat of the first officer on the trial for the death of freddie gray. prosecutors say william porter ignored his pleas for help as he had fatal injuries in police custody. the city has extra police on duty in anticipation of the verdict. former army sergeant bowe bergdahl faces a court-martial trial on charges of desertion and endangering troops. the american p.o.w. spent nearly 5 years in taliban captivity after deserting his post back in 2009. six u.s. troops died trying to find him. he was freed last year in a prisoner exchange. and tonight, oakland city council committee expected to vote on gun control. the proposals would require owners to use a trigger lock or a locked container to store firearms in a home or vehicle. another measure would ban the possession of high capacity magazines. a 17-year-old is recovering after she was shot by a car thief in san jose. the teen says she left her car running and was standing nearby
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when a man stole it. when she tried to chase him down he opened fire and the teen was grazed in the neck and shoulder. i'm kiet do live here in gilroy at the scene of an officer-involved shooting and after 12 hours investigators are finally clearing the scene just now done taking pictures of the scene here and turning it back over to the residents. this happened at 7 p.m. last night. gilroy police got a call of a domestic violence incident. police described the initial incident as a violent event. several officers arrived at the apartment complex at roughly the same time. there was an confrontation with the suspect in the carport. here's the gilroy police captain to describe what happened next. >> they are in the carport area. they met halfway between the parking lot and the apartment. some interaction occurred where the officer felt he need toddies charge his weapon. he fired at the -- to discharge his weapon. he fired at the suspect and the suspect went down. >> reporter: the man died at the scene. when asked if the suspect was
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armed, police would only say they had to wait for the coroner to process the body before they could confirm whether or not the man had a weapon. the officer who fired the shots has been with the department for four years. we don't know the relationship between the suspect and the woman inside the apartment. gilroy police will be giving a press briefing today at 9 a.m. live in gilroy, kiet do, kpix 5. taking a look at your morning drive northbound 101 just before 280 in san francisco, look out for a trouble spot there. we are getting reports of an accident possibly blocking lanes but we are seeing a backup. you will see delays on 280 heading into san francisco. westbound 237 an accident reported in lanes. we cannot get enough of the views in the morning in the city of san francisco. look at angel and alcatraz and right now grab a jacket heading out. we are in the 30s and 40s. winds have been up to about 10 miles per hour. will increase to 20 out of the north today. numbers up to about 60 degrees. otherwise, partly cloudy wednesday, mostly cloudy thursday, rain develops late friday night. it will be a rainout saturday
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