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live from the cbs bay area studios this is kpix5 news. good evening, i'm el these dangerous inmates are on the run tonight after a hollywood style escape from a bay area jail. good evening. i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm brian hackney. that story in a minute. but first breaking news. just about an hour ago we learned actress florence henderson has died. henderson went from broadway star to television icon when she came carol brady on the famous tv show the brady bunch. the sitcom first aired in 1969. you can still catch reruns of it. florence henderson died in los angeles tonight surrounded by family and friends. she was 82.
now to that brazen jail escape. kpix5's andria borba is in san jose where investigators are trying to figure out how the inmates got the tools they needed to break out. >> reporter: the inmates broke out of the oldest part of the jail which was built in 1950 and now two of the men are still not behind bars. knotting bed sheets together, it was a jailbreak straight out of a hollywood script, but officials in santa clara county say this wasn't fiction. >> the fact that these bars were cut the way they were, it wasn't something they just thought of in a minute. it's something that probably took some previous planning. >> reporter: it happened wednesday night after 11 p.m. when four inmates escaped from the second floor of the jail in san jose. two men were back in cuffs almost immediately, but two inmates, laron campbell and rogelio chavez, were able to make a break for it. a manhunt went on overnight stretching into the early
morning hours. that's when surveillance video revealed chavez and campbell were likely long gone. >> as the search continued, we obtained video surveillance footage which indicated the suspect had already been outside the perimeter. >> reporter: the santa clara county sheriff's office said campbell and chavez's rap sheet include robbery, imprisonment and extortion. it's no laughing matter. >> they are dangerous, so again we're taking every precaution. that's why we want to reiterate to the public that these inmates are dangerous. >> reporter: santa clara county officials say if you run into these men, considered them to be armed and dangerous and call authorities immediately in. san jose andria borba, kpix5. switch gears now to the weather, it looks peaceful tonight, but rain is on the way to the bay area within 36 hours. the kpix5 hi-def doppler is picking up rain beginning to touch the mendocino coastline. it will all head slowly south until the north bay begins to
get wet early saturday. we'll see if that deep low driving the system has any more rain in store when we cover the forecast in a few minutes. tonight these bay area shoppers are jumping on holiday deals even before thanksgiving is over. the premium outlets in livermore opened their doors for the holiday rush this afternoon and they'll be open all night all the way until 10:00 tomorrow night. deals every year. tonigh several other stores opened their doors to deal seekers this evening. now we see this mad dash for deals every year. tonight kpix5's betty yu asks shoppers is it really worth it? this is how hundreds of shoppers are starting their holiday season, waiting for hours outside the target store here in opened at 6 p.m. deanna hawkins was first in line. she knew exactly what she wanted. >> samsung galaxy 55-inch, regularly 1,099. >> reporter: do you think it's
worth it? >> i do. >> reporter: why not get it online or in amazon or something? >> i don't know. i just wanted to stand here. this is the fun part. >> it's like a ritual. we got to do it every year we're out here. >> reporter: what about thanksgiving dinner? >> we eat that later. >> reporter: many people are after the hottest toy this season, the hatch-a-mole. >> i've been standing for hours here to get this for christmas. >> reporter: inside shoppers grabbed tvs, loads of dvds and big stuffed bears. >> i'm hoping it's half off. i'm very excited. >> reporter: at kohl's the tech shop is the hotspot. the slr cameras sold out in minutes. this weekend is important to set the tone for the shopping season. experts are predicting a slight increase in sales over last year. >> we're going to continue to watch that. we'll see how this weekend goes. right now we're optimistic
we'll have a great season. >> reporter: in colma betty yu, cbs5. in emeryville the lines snaked aren't the best buy building. some people even spent the night on the sidewalk just to get first dibs on the big items like tvs and video game consoles. >> reporter: is it worth it to sit out here for 28 hours? >> yes. to me it is. >> reporter: why? >> because i really wanted this for a year. >> reporter: so you're buying for yourself, not for anyone else? >> no. just me. >> shoppers in hayward got lucky, too. they had no trouble getting to the toys r us. they packed their carts with discounted toys and games and stocking stuffers and it looks like the shelves might still be stocked tomorrow. in milpitas hundreds of eager shoppers lined up outside the great mall that em oned at 6:00 -- that opened at 6:00 tonight. it closed at 10:00. hordes of people were there to snag up the deals while they
had a chance. we have the best deals on our website at www.cbssf.com/thanksgiving. donald trump took to twitter saying he is working hard to keep manufacturing in america. after an emotionally charged election, the nation's top leaders and incoming leaders are calling for unity this holiday season, but not everyone is ready to move on. kpix5 political reporter melissa caen shows us there's a new push tonight for a vote recount. >> reporter: tonight current president barack obama -- >> thanksgiving reminds us that no matter our differences, we're still one people. >> reporter: and future president donald trump. >> it's my prayer that on that thanksgiving we begin to heal our divisions and move forward as one country. >> reporter: -- -- are hoping the holiday can reunite the deeply divided american people. >> it's time to restore the bond of trust between citizens because when america is unified, there is nothing beyond our reach. >> reporter: but also tonight a recount effort is picking up
steam. former green county candidate jill stein wants a vote recount in michigan, wisconsin and pennsylvania. stein has already raised $3 million for the recount costs. >> the fact that it basically funded i was overnight demonstrates the incredible hunger out there for an election system we can believe in. >> some formal supporters of hillary clinton have asked her to request a formal recount in those three states, but so far her campaign has stayed silent on the issue. it wouldn't be thanksgiving without a feast and some football. that's how american troops celebrated the day in iraq. they tossed this football outside. national guard members and veterans, on the other hand, are worried about the class action lawsuit over the bonus
scandal. they're worried it's being rushed, afraid politicians just want to be first to resolve it. the quick fix may not be the answer. >> i'm worried about future good faith in the military and its contracts. >> reporter: sergeant first class brian strutters has been a spokesman for many of the california national guard members told to pay back thousands of dollars of improper enlistment bonuses they got a decade ago. he filed a class action lawsuit and was part of the push to bring attention to the issue. now that there are three proposed bills in congress to solve the problem, struthers says slow down. he feels they are trying to be the first to pass the bill without listening to the concern. >> there are all kinds of soldiers who could fall through the cracks that haven't been paid their bonuses. >> reporter: he points to this soldier who was awarded a bronze star for bravery, only given half his bonus and then told he'll never get the other half. >> he wasn't paid, yet he paid
in blood and his buddies pay with their lives that day. >> reporter: struthers says the bills don't address cases like his. i asked if the proposed legislation would affect his class action lawsuit. >> i'm not looking to get rich. i'm looking to make our system better. >> reporter: each of the bill's sponsors including senator dianne feinstein's office said they would be happy to talk more about concerns and believe their bills meet the soldiers' needs in good faith. one said we would like to make sure soldiers can enjoy the holidays without further concern over the problem. we will host a veterans hearing taking testimony to see what other issues may be out there. this northern california mother was found bound and alive weeks after her abduction. tonight new questions about how she disappeared. >> this fire broke out at a bay area home, a family sleeping
tonight south san francisco splice police are investigating -- police are investigating an officer that was assaulted by being bashed in the head with a skateboard. a mother is found alive freed by her alleged captors of tonight reporter steve large is in yolo county where she was found. >> reporter: this is where sherri papini's miraculous story began to unfold off i-5 at 4:30 a.m. it was dark, her hands bound together. she was able to flag someone down for help. a remaining evidence markers remains at the scene where investigators were trying to piece together any details into the disappearance and thanksgiving day discovery of missing mother sherri papini found alive in this tiny community of yolo. >> big news for the town of yolo around here. then we found out it was good news, so that's always good to hear on thanksgiving. >> reporter: police dispatched
recordings of panini's discovery including initial reports she was chained to something and heavily battered. a driver who stopped to help her called chp. >> her husband keith was immediately notified. i believe it was california highway patrol was able to use their cell phone and connect sherri papini in cell phone communication with her husband. >> reporter: shasta county sheriff tom basenko told reporters he doesn't know why papini was released now or where she was held the past three weeks. >> she wasn't able to provide that specific information. i'm not able to release all the information she was able to provide us at this time. >> reporter: witnesses say investigators meticulously examined the shoulders of interstate 5 and land surrounding this church near where papini was found. a mother missing for three weeks found alive, released by her alleged captors, now reunited with her husband and children who had been praying for this day.
so an incredibly happy thanksgiving for sherri papini and her family. now the investigation continues into who held her cap ever it. in yolo steve -- captive. in yolo steve large, kpix5. in san mateo tonight a cat is credited with saving two live. early this morning residents escaped their burning house. they say their cat woke them up by meowing making a lot of noise. the cat also had bells on its collar. the cat is recovering tonight in an emergency vet clinic. the cause of the fire surgeon investigation. police say a liquor store owner in southern california literally tried to burn down his competition. the arson led to several arrests. >> reporter: with a learn gas can and a match, -- large gas can and a match the front door of the sunny liquor store in sunnyside went up in flames.
police say the owner of tyler market across the street hired two men to burn down sonny's store. >> yeah. it was really crazy. i've been in business like almost 27, 28 years. i never heard of that. >> reporter: sonny has an idea why the competition might have been upset with him and it could have something to do with pricing. if sonny saw this liquor store selling beer for $8.49, sonny would drop his price to $7.49. >> that's why he'd get mad. he'd just want to close my store. >> reporter: a long time customer doesn't believe the owner of tyler market would try to burn the competition. >> we've lived here for 22 years and i don't think he'd do something like that. >> reporter: it just sounds crazy to you? >> yes, very crazy. >> reporter: if a price war was the problem, sonny said the owner should have stopped by to talk about it. >> if he come and talk to me, maybe we could think about it both the same, but he never come and talked to me. >> reporter: sonny owned the
store about a year and has been afraid for his employees but not anymore since the three men are now behind bars. features kri more t there's a billboard in sacramento that has parents taking a second look. it features kris kringle packing more than just toys. >> oh. >> is that supposed to be like a christmas gift idea? >> reporter: if you head east on highway 50, it may catch your eye, too, an advertisement for ammo depot featuring an ar15 rifle in the arm of santa claus. >> kind of unsettling. >> that's not too good for the kids. >> probably shouldn't associate that with a happy thing with a gun. >> reporter: but ammo depot owner saying the black friday ad is all in holiday fun. >> the firearm is not evil and neither is santa claus. >> reporter: in fact, he said going out to shoot is a holiday tradition. >> when my kids see a firearm
or ar15, they see something we do together very often as a family. >> reporter: when it comes to sales, he said it really is the most wonderful time of the year. >> this will be our biggest black friday evening. >> reporter: in 2015 the fbi processed a record 185,000 background economics on black friday, the highest number ever conducted in one day. >> that's a good location he's got down there. i think it's a good ad because it's got everybody's attention, so it's working. >> reporter: but this sac city psychology professor says the image on the billboard may be a problem for a child who sees saint nick as a hero. >> it's probably going to generate a whole lot of interest possibly in some kids with guns because they see this very open status figure. >> reporter: his advice? talk openly with the kids. >> talk about their own values as to gun ownership and gun sales and use and all those type of things. >> reporter: he thinks more families should have that conversation and he's happy to
have with it anybody who stops by the store. 90 years in tradition continued in new york today, millions lining the streets in manhattan to watch giant cartoon characters float past the sky line for the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >> charlie brown! >> the balloons were the crowd pleasers, of course, and down on the ground cheerleaders and cartoon characters danced and marched their way through the city, but with big crowds new york police boosted security after an article in an isis propaganda magazine called the event an excellent target. 3,000 officers walked through the crowds armed with bomb sniffing dogged and radiation detectors, but it wasn't all work for one officer. he popped the question to his girl friend alongside the nypd band on the parade route. the department tweeted out this picture followed by another tweet. she said yes. it's being called the most
mysterious star ever detected. now berkeley astronomers are trying to determine whether aliens exist on it. tabby's star dims irregularly days at a time and prompted speculation that some sort of structure possibly built by extraterrestrial life is orbiting the star. astronomers at uc berkeley are using two of the world's biggest radio telescopes to get to the bottom of it. the $100 million project is called break through listen. the chief scientist on the project says there's about a 1 in a 1 billion chance the structure was built by aliens. >> or, i guess, if there is a structure at all. still if they every discovered extraterrestrial life, it would be the story of the lifetime. so we shall see. meanwhile let's revisit this little topic and begin by looking at futurecast. tomorrow is cloudy, but not rainy taylor 3 a.m.
saturday morning when there will be rain on the roof in sonoma county and marin county and san mateo county. time goes on saturday, variable showers until saturday night. there's kind of a mini second wave coming in saturday night, but after that by midmorning on sunday we'll start to clear from the north and rainfall amounts in this, more than an inch in the north bay, but far less than that in the central and south bay, about 1/4 inch to 1/3 inch, but it will add to our totals. clear skies over the bay area right now. let's show you where it's falling, up around garberville and down on the 101 and redwood highway. for us rain will come in saturday, fairly wet on saturday. sunday looks better. low pressure continues to spin moisture into the bay area, but it should clear up in time for the oakland raiders game sunday 1:20 5 p.m. which, by the way, we're
broadcasting. the sun will come out on that game. overnight lows, temperatures will be in the mid-40s, so it's cooling off, 38 in fairfield, 39 in livermore, sun-up tomorrow at 7:01. forecast highs tomorrow under mostly cloudy skies. it will look like it wants to rain, but it shouldn't. 6th in san rafael, -- 60 in san rafael, 62 in livermore. extended forecast clouds tomorrow, but should be dry except maybe in lake can., a few sprinkles tomorrow -- county, a few sprinkles tomorrow. then rain for everybody saturday, clear it up sunday and then we will be dry as far as the eye can see. >> if you're putting up lights on your house, do it tomorrow or sunday. work fast if you do it tomorrow. >> that's what paul told us on the early news. coming up hipsters have taken over the holidays. >> here's tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the nissan sports report coming up next on kpix5. >> it's thanksgiving, but the 49ers and raiders both practiced today before enjoying the day with their families. colts quarterback andrew luck sat out with a concussion, but indy was no match for the steelers. ben roethlisberger and antonio brown connected three time including this 33-yard in the 2nd quarter. pittsburgh takes over first place in the afc north.
the cowboys/redskins rivalry never takes a break, not even for the holidays. dak prescott avoids the rush and finds terrance williams who does a great job keeping both feet inbounds for the touchdown. cowboys win 31-26 for their 10th straight win. the lions hosting the vikings with first place on the line in the nfc north. final seconds 13-13, detroit's matt prater drills the game winning field goal. now to college hoops stanford facing miami in the first round of the invitational in orlando. 2nd half the hurricanes anthony lawrence comes up with the steal and the dunk giving miami a 42-41 lead. the canes win 67-53 handing stanford their first loss of the season. new santa clara head coach herb sendek taking over no. 8 arizona in las vegas.
four to go, broncos knock down the three now trailing by one. a minute later arizona's parker jackson cartwright buries the dagger, pushes their lead up to six. arizona avoids the upset winning 69-61. cannot believe college hoops is already here. >> already. it feels like march madness was last week. >> right around the corner. >> fun (achoo!) did you know you can pick up cold & flu viruses from things in your home for up to 48 hours? it's like having a sick family member that you didn't even know was there. and we all know what happens when one family member gets sick. but lysol spray and lysol wipes kill 99.9% of germs including 8 common cold & flu viruses to help protect your home. this cold and flu season help keep your home happy and healthy and lysol that.
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