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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. it's wednesday, december 30. i'm betty yu. >> i'm anne makovec. frank and michelle are off. news out of fairfield this morning a 4-year-old boy is dead, the grandmother the suspect. it started with a 911 call about a drowning. kpix 5's jackie ward reports. >> reporter: police knew almost immediately that this death was suspicious and it was quickly determined that the boy was placed in a bathtub and intentionally drowned. police say the boy was in custody with this woman. 51-year-old dawn raines-hewes.
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his grandmother. fairfield police and fire personnel went to a house on the 1400 block of jefferson street yesterday morning just before 11:00. that's when they found the little boy. >> officers and fire personnel found a 4-year-old little boy who was unconscious not breathing. they began resuscitation efforts and the 4-year-old was transported to a nearby trauma center where he died. >> reporter: raines-hewes is being held in solano county jail without bail. a 6-year-old and 1-year-old were also in her custody yesterday but they were unharmed during yesterday's incident. as for the investigation, that continues and police are still searching for a motive. in fairfield, jackie ward, kpix 5. police are looking into a stabbing that wounded a man and a woman at a fast-food restaurant in east san jose. it happened just after 6:00 yesterday evening at a carls junior on south white road.
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investigators say the two victims were attacked by several men who fled the scene in a car. the victims were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. so far, there are no descriptions and no word of any arrests. some encouraging news for dungeness crab lovers this morning. the commercial crabbing season is about to re-open in oregon and washington state. but no such luck yet for california. crab season has been on hold since november because a massive algae bloom infected the crabmeat with toxins. california officials though are cautiously optimistic because those toxicity levels are subsiding. a pregnant seal back in the wild this morning after a two- day saga in a sonoma county marsh. rescuers rented a flatbed truck to remove her. andria borba shows us this was one stubborn seal. >> reporter: in the dark of a point reyes night, the elephant
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seal that put on a show for two days on highway 37 in sonoma county is finally back where she belongs, in this case with other expectant moms. >> so this is an area that's really protected, there's a large colony of elephant seals and there's moms and pups and large males and small animals. and so it's everything that she would need is in this area to have and raise her pups. >> reporter: because it's pupping season, it was lights off for the return effort at chimney rock. staffers from the marine mammal center tried to corral the 900- pound seal for hours today with kayaks. but eventually, they had to tranquilize her to get her back home. after an ultrasound, vets realized why she might have ended up a peninsula away from where she should have been: she is pregnant. >> she must have just gotten kind of sidetracked and then was looking for a place to pup so pulled in furthered and further and got more off track. >> reporter: she caused quite a commotion yesterday. [ barking ] >> reporter: and at one point
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was trying to hurdle the median of highway 37 before taking an overnight nap in the mud just off the road. >> they are funny like that, they are stubborn, pick a direction and go that way. they are a lazy species. they just want to lay around so she is ready for a long nap. going to have a good rest. >> reporter: andria borba, kpix 5. let's check in with gianna. >> you're not dealing with a lot of traffic this morning. in fact, let's go live right now to a look at conditions along 680. you're looking near treat boulevard. those vehicles on the right- hand side are headed southbound. you can see there's a few cars on the road but as far as delays go, they are pretty much nonexistent along 680 out of walnut creek. so a nice drive. report of three vehicles that spun out on over to the right shoulder but due to black ice
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on the roads, so it's cold this morning so use caution out the door just a heads up there no delays on the main lines of 24 and taking a look at our maps on 880, southbound 238 through hayward no traffic troubles. castro valley y looks good. here's roberta with the forecast. it's our weather camera looking towards the bay bridge where we have clear skies here locally but we have been noticing increasing cloud cover over the north bay so with the blanketed of clouds santa rosa dipped down to 29 but now up to 32 degrees. it is clear, however, in napa so that's in the 20s. livermore is at 30 degrees this morning and when you factor in a bit of a breeze, such in san jose southeast at 5 miles per hour coupled with with the air temperature of 33, feels like 29 degrees as you head towards the freeway or wherever you're heading this morning. north winds at 3 in napa so again, the air temperature is
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in the mid- to high 20s. part cloudy cloudy at the coast, peninsula and santa clara valley and the eastern portion of the bay 52 degrees in antioch. partly cloudy slide breeze in the north bay. -- partly cloudy, slight breeze in the north bay. southern california got a jolt by a 4.4 earthquake yesterday. it was centered in devore near the foothills of san bernardino about 50 miles northeast of los angeles. the initial quake struck just before 6:00 followed by several small aftershocks. fortunately, there are no reports of injuries or damage. investigators have released the names of a man and woman killed in a fire in oakland. 37-year-old damian king and 35- year-old blanca lopez. police believe they were transients killed in a fire in that fourplex on monday. investigators still looking into the cause of that fire but
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they say it does appear to be an accident. san francisco police called off a forum about relations with blacks after learning there was going to be a protest there. that demonstration was organized by the mario woods coalition, named after a man killed by officers on december 2. police were concerned about controlling the protest. so the public meeting set for 5:00 last night was canceled. about 100 protestors encountered barricades. fumingive ethan couch will be flown home to texas from mexico today. two years ago the fugitive was sentenced to 10 years' probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people. he made national headlines because the defense blamed his irresponsible behavior on his upbringing. don champion reports. reporter: the manhunt for ethan couch ended here monday evening in a rundown neighborhood of the mexican
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resort town of puerto vallarta. authorities say the 18-year-old and his mother, who changed their appearances, were caught after using a cell phone to order pizza. >> i'd like for him to be held accountable. >> reporter: officials in texas are waiting for the pair to return to the u.s. couch had been on the run for weeks after this video emerged on social media. it appears to show him at a party drinking, possibly violating his probation. couch had been sentenced to 10 years of probation after he killed four people in a 2013 drunk driving crash. margarita rodriguez says she sold the teen sandwiches during his time in puerto vallarta. [ speaking spanish ] >> reporter: he kept to himself, she said in spanish. mexican officials say couch and his mother stayed at this upscale resort before moving to the $350 a month apartment. >> they had planned to disappear, they even had something that was like a going
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away party before they left town. >> reporter: prosecutors hope to move couch's case to adult court so he can face the harsher penalty. his mother you in a faces a charge of hindering an apprehension -- his mother now faces a charge of hindering an apprehension. don champion kpix 5. a woman wanted in fairfield for abusing a dog had been arrested earlier. a video that went viral shows the woman rushing toward her boyfriend on december 19th and throwing the black pug on the ground. animal control got lots of tips and determined that the woman is brandi chin. now it turns out police had arrested her earlier the same day for assaulting a person. then released her. >> she is looking at animal cruelty charges. the dog of course we want to remove it from the environment that it's being subject to and that person of interest is brandi chin. >> reporter: no one appears to have been at chin's home for a while. authorities are concerned the dog may need medical attention. they are trying to find chin or
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get her to turn herself in. time is 6:09. expect to see some changes on the golden gate bridge starting in the new year. the reconfiguration that will hopefully make for a faster commute. >> if you voted in a u.s. election recently in california, chances are your personal information may have been exposed. i'm cate caugiran live in the newsroom with details on a potential data leak on millions of california voters. >> it is live. it's our hi-def doppler radar. it's fired up and i'll share with you where it's raining and snowing. >> and if you are hitting the road this morning, you're in luck. nice traffic conditions i'll have a full report coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, your time check is 6:13. 33 degrees wind chill of 29 in santa clara valley. we're looking at levi's stadium home of super bowl 50. thank you know the very first super bowl wasn't called the super bowl at all? it was the aflnfl world championship game that was held back in january 15, 1967. -at los angeles memorial coliseum in los angeles. green bay packers defeated the case city chiefs. we can see super bowl 50 here on kpix 5 on february 7. 6:14. new video of a man being attacked on a muni bus. san francisco police say the man thought that the two suspects near him were up to no good. and you can see in this surveillance video he stands up at one point and a fight breaks out. they even try to pull him off the bus. went to the hospital with a head injury.
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>> if you are committing a battery you will be caught on camera, it will be seen, played on video and the viewers will see you, the criminals committing these crimes. >> it was the police that released this video from november 3. the attack happened just before 2 a.m. near 6th and mission. the suspects still on the loose. state investigators are looking into claims that information about millions of california voters was posted online. kpix 5's cate caugiran is live in the newsroom to let us know what kinds of data may have been breached. cate. >> reporter: we're talking about names, addresses and phone numbers of as many as 191 million voters nationwide all allegedly posted online. independent computer researcher chris vicary found the database last sunday. in addition, he says it includes name address, party affiliation and whether voters voted back to 2000. it's not clear who owns the database but vicary says it's
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no longer publicly available. california's secretary of state says this was not posted by the state but that he is working with attorney general kamala harris to verify these claims. rules are different from state to state. state law in california prohibits disclosure of voter information. cate caugiran, kpix 5. today san francisco international airport is setting a new record for annual passenger traffic. the airport expects to serve its 50 millionth passenger this morning. the busy holiday season helped them reach that milestone. to celebrate the new record the airport is teaming up with virgin america and the passenger is going to get a roundtrip ticketed to hawaii or anywhere of his choose. >> reporter: the golden gate bridge district is changing the lane configuration during the evening commute starting next week. since september, there have been four lanes northbound and two southbound but bridge management now says congestion is just too heavy for drivers
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coming into the city at that point. so in january, the configuration will change to three and three except for an hour on thursdays and fridays. speaking of traffic, pretty light out there this morning. >> i'm not complaining. >> neither are we. >> we don't have a millionth people on the roads this morning. [ laughter ] >> that word sounded weird, millionth. >> lots of things south weird at this hour of the morning! [ laughter ] >> that's the problem. >> i feel weird at this time of the morning! if you are heading out the door this time of the morning this is what you have in store. the golden gate bridge is quiet. a couple of people going into san francisco but it's easy. no delays on the toll plaza. fish ranch road on-ramp to westbound 24, three separate spinouts there. the vehicles didn't hit each other. they are all on the right side and left side of the road but we are getting reports of black ice so be careful as you take that curve, that ramp on to
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westbound 24 from fish ranch maybe slippery this morning because of the black ice. 4 no problems right now west or eastbound. that he caldecott tunnel looks good. a delay on the san mateo bridge. 19 men's between 880 and 101 -- 19 minutes between 880 and 101. four to five minutes for your drive time nothing unbearable but still first time we have seen any delays on the bridge this week actually other than that traffic, traffic quiet there. here's the bay bridge, westbound as you head out of the maze off the eastshore freeway everything clear out of oakland into san francisco. here's roberta. good morning, everybody. as you are getting ready, getting set for your wednesday, we are taking a look out toward san francisco international airport. we have no reports of airport delays there. right now our hi-def doppler radar is picking up some precipitation streaming across the north bay very light. picking up a few flurries towards pollock pines and toward the south shore but no rain here within the metropolitan area.
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again, a look at the clear skies at sfo. no delays on arrivals. there are delays in other parts of the country, though. no delays at sfo mineta or oakland international airport with the high temperature of 52 degrees. one-hour delays at atlanta at their particular hub due to very strong thunderstorms rumbling through there. we have snow on the fly in chicago with a high of 32 degrees. rain in houston and impending rain showers in new york city. locally some cool temperatures today. everybody becomes partly cloudy except north of the golden gate bridge mostly cloudy skies a spotty scattered shower possible all due to this weak front right here. it's taking a nosedive south. you will notice clouds increasing from the north to the south today. it's a weak front. it's falling apart at the seams. it will leave us with some clear conditions by tonight and
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all the way into our thursday for the last day of 2015. 51 at the state capital today. 34 in the high sierra where currently, it is only 10 degrees in truckee. it is zero at mammoth lakes, 57 in monterey bay. sun-up at 7:25. today, nine hours and 35 minutes of daylight hours that's about 29 seconds more daylight than yesterday. sunshine for tomorrow and for the first day of 2016, rain is likely on tuesday. have a great "hump day." time now is 6:20. a group of bay area firefighters had an emergency come to their doorstep. it was all because of what was inside some old boxes. >> reporter: while the cardinal get ready for the rose bowl the bears have officially ended their season. sports is coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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curry plays tonight in dall. many expect it's just a matter of time jared goff may have played his last game for the cal bears. at 14 goff to powell in the back of the end zone one of two touchdown catches for powell. next drive, after a falcons fumble, goff cashes in on the very next drive after a falcons fumble goff cashes in on the next play. he finds kenny lawler between two defenders for the 24-yard score. the bears lead by 14. 3rd quarter goff to lawler again. off the screen pass for lawler's third touchdown of the game. goff finished with 467 yards and 6 touchdown passes. the junior quarterback didn't announce whether he intends to enter the nfl draft as cal wins 55-36.
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stanford will play in their third rose bowl in the last four years on friday against iowa. it's been quite the turnaround for the cardinal from the start of the season when they lost 16- 6 at northwestern. but coach david shaw says that loss was what brought this team together. >> if we had a bandwagon there was nobody on it. no one thought we were going to be where we are today except for the guys in that locker room. we are so much better than we played. now it's our job to play better and as everybody else left and tried to pull us apart and dissect the coaching and playing and they can't do this and that our guys banded together. >> and that game is on new year's day at 2:00. have a great day. our play of the day from the nba. cleveland at denver.
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watch carefully as the cavaliers' lebron james pokes the ball away from an opponent and finishes the play in grand style. >> denver still with a chance here. knocked away by the kings and nobody between -- >> that was all clear. fine way to celebrate his birthday last night. the cavs beat the nuggets 93- 87. . time now is 6:26. the city of oakland has until today to give the nfl its plan to keep the raiders from leaving. details on the last-ditch effort. >> reporter: we're in fairfield this morning where police say they have a 51-year-old grandmother in custody for allegedly intentionally killing her 4-year-old grandson. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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some old boxes to a bay area
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fire station. millions of people in 13 st are bracing for historic flooding -- and the storm system has already proven deadly. every. a good deed turns dangerous. >> millions of of people in 13 states are bracing for historic flooding and a storm system has already proven deadly. >> did somebody say storm? it's fired up hi-def doppler radar. i'll share with you where it is raining. >> and we now have a traffic alert in orinda. we have reports of icy conditions. i'll tell you where. >> good morning. it's wednesday, december 30. i'm betty yu. >> i'm anne makovec. frank and michelle have the day off. new this morning, a fire has destroyed a house in concord and firefighters are still trying to figure out if there was anybody inside that house. it broke out on north 3rd street around 2:30. check out these flames. downed electrical wires made it very difficult for firefighters to get anywhere near the house, so for the most part they had to just let that fire burn. neighbors were evacuated as a precaution because of the live wires on the ground. the home is a total loss and
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crews are now searching for anybody who may have been inside. a murder investigation is under way right now in fairfield. police responded to calls about a young boy drowning in the bathtub but ended up taking the grandmother into custody. kpix 5's jackie ward joins us live with more information about the police investigation. jackie. >> reporter: betty, police say they knew almost immediately that this death was suspicious. and it was quickly determined that the little boy was placed in the bathtub then intentionally drowned. police say this 51-year-old grandmother dawn raines-hewes. fairfield police and personnel went on the house on 1400 block of jefferson street around 11 a.m. and found the little boy. unconscious and not breathing. >> because of the nature of the call the little boy having died
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and certain information and statements didn't at add up with what officers felt the scene also also indicated. detectives took over the investigation. >> raines-hewes is being held at solano county jail without bail. a 6-year-old and 1-year-old were in her care also, they are unharmed. police are investigating what happened here and trying to determine a motive. jackie ward, kpix 5, fairfield. the federal government is warning that hundreds of homes in illinois and missouri could be threatened by a rare winter flood. some parts of them are already flooded forcing evacuations and closure of several major highways. at least 20 people have died in that area in the last several days because of the flooding. experts are closely watching 19 vulnerable levees right now on the rising mississippi river
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and its tributaries. now, during the cold morning, about 500 homes in discovery bay are still without natural gas. it's been the case since an outage that began over the weekend. pg&e says it has been restoring gas services to the customers who lost it. but the remaining customers have not been home. and they need to be home in order to have that pilot light lit. a spokesman for the utility says some of those homes could be vacation homes that aren't always occupied. today stayed water managers will survey the -- state water managers will survey the snowpack for the first time this winter. it's critical for california's water supply. the monthly surveys are conducted at phillips station just off u.s. highway 50 near sierra at tahoe. water experts estimate the snowpack is about 120% of normal for this time of year. they are hoping for 150% in april for a chance to ease the drought situation. >> roberta says it's looking good.
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>> it is. you know, and even if, if, el nino was to be a complete bust, we're doing well because we keep seeing these series of cold fronts roll through the bay area. and if we can keep that happening, boy, that means a lot of snow for the tahoe area. that means that we are seeing substantial rainfall here in the bay area. but that's a big if. and we still have el nino in our forecast beginning with the month of january through about march. and while our long-range computer models suggest we'll have more rain in the area, this one again is from a cold front on tuesday. right now we're taking a look at our live weather camera looking out toward the bay bridge where we see increasing cloud cover. temperatures now up to 32 degrees in santa rosa. i say up to. it had dipped down to 28 but we have mostly cloudy skies there. a little bit of light rain was detected earlier on the hi-def doppler radar in the santa rosa area. now it is traversed off east. livermore at 30 with the clear skies. we have some winds that have been increasing up to about 5 miles per hour in san jose. then you couple that up with an air temperature of 33 degrees,
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feels like 29. napa winds are slight, calm in fairfield. temperatures today will be in the 50s with increasing cloud cover. there you have that light rain now moving into spanish flats. otherwise as we zoom in a little bit of light snow and even ice in that vicinity. gianna has more information on black ice. >> chp has issued a traffic alert because of black ice for the fish ranch road on-ramp to westbound 24. the ice actually is transparent. it's a layer over the freeway or the road. it's called black ice because the asphalt is dark below and i may look dark when you travel through there. three vehicles have spun out over to the side. everything is off the road but it is icy through there so they have shut down that ramp. it's the fish ranch ramp. now the main lines of 24 we are not seeing any delays at all. in fact easy conditions westbound 24 through the caldecott tunnel all the way
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towards the maze. if you are heading toward the bay bridge, metering lights are off and it's easy into san francisco. the raiders saga continues in the east bay. it looks like oakland is going to miss today's deadline. but the mayor is optimistic. mike sugerman on the talk about new taxes. >> reporter: oakland mayor libby schaaf admitted it, they don't have a plan. so she wrote a letter to the nfl explaining why and explaining the plan that they would like to have the coliseum city thing they would have an a's baseball stadium, raider football stadium, hotel, commercial retail, it would be a moneymaker and she said she doesn't want to spend public money but would be willing to put a new tax in place. >> it expresses our willingness to explore using tools like development values as well as
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using new revenues or taxes that would be generated but for a new stadium. they would make money and pay taxes and loan the money to the raiders and pay it back through bonds apparently. and then that wouldn't come out by public funds. that's the plan and the letter to the nfl. the meeting is in january when owners vote. in oakland, mike sugerman, kpix 5. another issue that could come up with a proposal the a's would have to grow to tear down the coliseum to make way for the football stadium. tense moments in san jose's evergreen area after a man brought some old blasting caps and black powder to a fire station. it happened yesterday at the station near the villages retirement community. some nearby homes were briefly evacuated as a precaution. the fire department says the man who brought the potentially
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explosive materials thought he was doing the right thing. >> they were cleaning out an old storage unit found this product and were, like, that doesn't look safe and brought it -- i think appropriately -- to the fire station. we would ask people in the future to not transport that material, to basically call us to the scene, that we could evaluate it there. >> the bomb squad and hazmat was there for about an hour before giving the "all clear" to the fire station and surrounding homes. a man's confrontation with palo alto police lasted only 19 seconds, before officers opened fire. kpix 5's mark kelly has more on the rather odd circumstances that led to the deadly christmas night shooting. >> it was a very fast event. >> reporter: lieutenant zach perron says the suspect william raff made a 911 call that someone inside this palo alto treatment home was really violent. but police say when they showed up, the only violent person was raff. >> the suspect came out of the shadows and the suspect was not
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in the house. the suspect was in the -- [ inaudible ] >> in that area in the dark. >> reporter: and police say suspect raff was waiting outside the treatment home to jump police wielding a 9" long metal knife. according to police, dashcam video shows the suspect lunging at officers three times. and officers telling the suspect to drop the knife. >> the suspect charged at them in a full sprint once. and that was when he was shot by two officers and one officer deployed his taser at him. >> reporter: police are reluctant to confirm reports that the suspect's weapon was a butter knife. >> you know, it is, um, what i would consider to be a dinner knife or a table knife. but the fact of the matter is that it's a 9" long piece of metal. >> reporter: the officers one with five years experience, the second a year and a half, are now on paid administrative leave. and palo alto pd won't be releasing the dashcam video
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which they say captured the incident in its entirety. >> they did what they had to do based on th suspect's actions. >> reporter: the suspect had just moved into this home earlier that week. in palo alto, mark kelly, kpix 5. >> the santa clara county district attorney's office is investigating the shooting along with the palo alto police department. time now is 6:40. twitter is tightening its rules to clamp down on extremist groups using the social media platform. the new policy now in effect. >> state officials are investigating a potential data leak on millions of california voters. i'm cate caugiran live in the newsroom with what information may have been exposed. ,,
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good morning. it's our live hi-def doppler. at 6:43 this morning, light precipitation across the north bay. let's zoom in. see some rain showers that's skimmed across yountville. i want to go in closer because we have moderate to heavy downpours. a lot of that is around the howell mountains known as the mount george range. we'll talk about how all this will impact your wednesday coming up. 16 minutes before 7:00. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> jeff glor joins us live from new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are in missouri tracking record flooding that could impact 18 million people across several states. we'll talk with a national security analyst about reports the nsa spied on conversations between israeli leaders and members of congress. and the makers of nine dollars chocolate bars accused of misleading customers.
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we'll take you inside the artisan craze and its appeal to consumers. back to you. >> they are calling them the hipster chocolate or something? all right. well, we'll stay tuned. >> i need to try that. thank you, jeff. the personal information of california voters may have been posted online. kpix 5's cate caugiran has more on the allegations under investigation by california's secretary of state. >> reporter: right now, california secretary of state alex padilla says his office is working to verify claims that personal information of 191 million voters may have been leaked. independent computer researcher chris vickery found the database last sunday. he says the data includes names, addresses, phone numbers, party affiliations and whether voters had voted in the elections back to 2000. it's not clear who owns the database but vickery says it's no longer publicly available. padilla says this was not posted by the state but is working with attorney general kamala harris to verify these claims. now, rules on protecting voter data is different from state to state. in california, state law
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prohibits the public disclosure of voter information, with few exceptions. live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. time now is 6:45. time to get a check of your traffic with gianna. >> we do have a traffic alert as you head through orinda this morning. the fish ranch road on-ramp to westbound 24 is shut down. there were three vehicles that spun out there over to the right shoulder on black ice. soto crews are trying to remove them. it's not blocking lanes. dealing with piesy conditions there as you take that turn on to westbound 24. they are hoping to have it wrapped up by 8:30 this morning. they will know more after sun- up. it will take time to clear black ice. it's transparent. you can't see it as you drive. so it can cause a hazard. so be careful. main lines of 24 no problems. you're free-flowing in both
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directions. bay bridge, we have had a very light traffic condition there. no delays, in fact it's been pretty easy all week long for your bay bridge commute. you're clear into san francisco. metering lights remained off. 20 minutes off the eastshore freeway as you head toward the maze. looking at the 880 freeway here, the nimitz we are seeing a few extra cars on the road on that northbound side near the coliseum but again not seeing any major delays as far as our sensors go only seeing about a 17-minute ride from 238 to the maze so that looks good. also the san mateo bridge both directions looking okay, 880 to 101. we looked into these delays here. i think our sensors are actually repopulating our updating now base no problems on the bridge according to chp. everything looks okay out of hayward into foster city. so your drive times are more or less around 20 minutes and here's a look at the golden gate bridge not a bad ride out of marin into san francisco. again we are dealing with some icy conditions. >> did you see on that golden gate bridge, we have cloud cover there. >> time to check in with my bffs.
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our weather watcher first thing in the morning here and boy, everybody is still asleep. let's check the temperature 29 degrees. what does linda have to say out of napa? still below freezing. she says she has clear skies with light winds. clouds on the increase, have had some rain showers to the north of the golden gate bridge. no rain there in the napa area but we saw some showers scoot across yountville region. moderate rainfall heading towards the winters area. if you are in the cordelia area, i would love to hear from you. we have a wintry mix over cordelia. potty rain in the forecast in the north bay. we notice clouds increase. as we look at the bay bridge, that is glorious. temperatures to the west of the bridge 42 degrees. east 37 degrees in oakland. it's freezing in santa rosa. it's now 30 degrees in livermore after dropping down
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to 28 degrees. partly to mostly cloudy skies today cool conditions that spotty north bay shower. we have rain likely on tuesday. this is a weak front and as it sags from the north to the south, you see green on the screen. by 2:00 spotty scattered shower we clear out and that means our 20s to the 30s or the low 50s near the day. otherwise today's high temperatures 34 degrees on the south shore but right now in truckee it's 10 degrees. this is your ski report. >> our numbers locally with the increasing clouds into the 50s winds variable at 5 miles per hour. >> your last day 2015 goes out on a sunshine note and 2016 begins dry, rain on tuesday. the bay area as may know is at the forefront of a national
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boom in home prices. jill wagner of joining us live now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, ann and betty. we just heard the opening bell on wall street. yesterday a big rally, today not so much. the dow is down about 48 points right now with just two trading days left to see if the markets can finish in positive territory. home prices jumped 5.5% in 12 months ending in october. according to kay schiller index analysts credit the strong job growth and low mortgage rates for the increase. san francisco, denver and portland saw biggest gains and chicago and dc some of the lowest. twitter is cracking down on threats and hate speech banning users from promoting violence or threatening people based on religion, and other factors. they say terrorists are using
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them to recruit and spread their message. >> starbucks groupies everybody has his favorite one of those sugary holiday drinks. it turns out it's regional. >> reporter: starbucks crunched the numbers to so what people prefer. in the midwest, they are warming up with a caramel brulee latte. in the northeast, the holiday spice flat white is a favorite kind of like an artistic espresso type drink. and in california, it's all about the iced drinks, things like iced peppermint mochas and if that is one of them right now, send one over, it looks delicious. >> it does look good. i never have time to wait in starbucks linings. it skills me. >> i'm away from the drinks but all over the sugary snacks. >> i don't discriminate against coffee. if it has caffeine, i'll take
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it. >> especially at this hour. >> that's the motto for the mornings. 6:52. the "affluenza" teenager who escaped the u.s. with his mother is headed home. how a pizza order landed him back in custody. >> a grandmother is in police custody here in fairfield. they say she intentionally killed her 4-year-old grandson. five things to know at the - announcer: get beautyrest, posturepedic,
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charge bill cosby with sexu assault for an alleged inci more than a decade ago... 'l the details on cb in a few minutes pennsylvania prosecutors will charge bill cosby with sexual assault for an incident a
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decade ago. we'll have more details on "cbs this morning" in five minutes. five things to know at the :55. millions of people along the rising mississippi river are bracing for floods. the winter rainstorm hit missouri hard. forecasters say the mississippi and other major rivers will likely crest at record levels tomorrow. the "affluenza" teen and his mother will arrive in the u.s. today. ethan and tanya couch were arrested in mexico after he missed a probation meeting. authorities say they were caught after using a cell phone to order pizza. ethan couch was serving 10 years' probation for a drunk driving crash that killed four people. chicago mayor rahm emanuel is expected to announce an overhaul of the city's police department today. he has been under pressure to resign since officers accidentally killed a mother of five last week and the release of a video showing a black man shot 16 times by a white officer. the changes include requiring tasers for every officer responding to a call. and today is the deadline
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for the city of oakland to submit a formal stadium proposal to the nfl. mayor libby schaaf has already said the city will miss that deadline but schaaf says she is hopeful the nfl will give them more time to come up with a way to pay for a new raiders stadium without taxpayer money. a man and woman were stabbed at a carls junior in san jose around 6 p.m. last night at south white and quimby roads. both victims were critically injured. >> reporter: i'm jackie ward in fairfield this morning where police have a 51-year-old grandmother in custody. they say she intentionally drowned her grandson. police say the 4-year-old boy was in custody of dawn raines- hewes when this happened. fairfield police and fire personnel went to a house on the 1400 block of jefferson street yesterday morning just before 11:00. that's when they found the little boy. >> officers and fire personnel
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found a 4-year-old little boy who is unconscious, not breathing. we began resuscitation efforts and the 4-year-old died at a nearby trauma center. >> reporter: raines-hewes is being held at solano county jail without bail. a 6 and 1-year-old who were also in her care yesterday are fine this morning unharmed. police are still investigating what exactly happened and trying to determine motive. in fairfield, jackie ward, kpix 5. all right. jumping to the roads, fish ranch road on-ramp to westbound 24 is shut down for black ice. three vehicle spinout over to the showed on scene that closure in effect until further notice so use caution. not affecting the main lines of 24 just the ramp. so we got to the bottom of the delays at the san mateo bridge. apparently a couple of tolltakers called in sick so there are a couple of backed up toll lanes there at the san mateo bridge. but across the span past that
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everything clear to foster city. south 280 at sand hill road a spinout on the right shoulder. westbound 237 at highway 29 right lane blocked for an accident. >> that happened to me at my favorite restaurant. a couple of folks called in. >> if they're sick, we are glad they called in. >> that would be a story. who has it better than us? look at that! isn't that glorious? the altamont pass with the windmills on the fly a bit of a breeze this morning. clouds already increasing we have seen a couple this morning. it's 34 santa rosa. due to the influx of increasing clouds. it did dip down to 28 there earlier. with the partly to mostly cloudy conditions there temperatures in the 50s. light winds up to about 5 miles per hour. sunshine for the last day of 2015. sunshine for the first day of 2016. rain is likely tuesday. >> people have to keep those heaters on and up. >> yes. >> thanks for joining us. captions by: caption colorado
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, december 30th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." historic flooding threatens 18 million people in the midwest. the mississippi river could swell to its highest level in more than 20 years. donald trump holds a news conference on his plane to announce he'll spend millions on a final push for primary votes. will guns and roses make a return to the jungle? a reunion could be in the works. but we begin with today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> a lot of disaster. a lot of people hurting right now. >> we expect most rivers to crest in the next few days. >> flood fears


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