tv KRON 4 Morning News KRON January 17, 2012 7:00am-10:00am PST
>>mark: thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning. here is the view from italy. you can see the smoke and explosion as italian navy divers are using explosives to create new openings in all of this correct code is shipped. this morning, five more bodies were found. shocking new audio emerging from where the ship's captain was making excuses as the coast guard ordered him to return
to his ship. we have a video of the rescue crews. here they are, scaling the cruise ship, divers calling in from underwater trying to find the 24 missing people from this cruise ship disaster. 11th people are now confirmed dead in his or her iran. we have to pictures showing bull holds that the divers made into the side of the ship. fish are trying to find any more bodies and hopefully to find more survivors inside. soft they're trying to avoid a potential environmental disaster with a half- million gallons of fuel barrels. look at this video,
it is infrared video showing the dramatic rushed to get off the ship. many people are pointing their finger at the ship's captain and crew for what they're calling a chaotic evacuation. >>justine: the capital on the lifeboat and said he did not want to return to the ship even as passengers were being evacuated. while he walked away, hailed a taxi cab and fled the scene.
51. across the north bay, 52 will be be average. 52 in san francisco. here is a quick look at the 7 day around the bay. we do have clean to talk about. on thursday first, scott it looks like a system could be brewing for sunday. game day is sunday. more weather coming up in a little bit. >>george: we have been watching a reasonably good morning. the volume is definitely back on the bay bridge. we have not tried any hot spot. the ride is starting to back up to the ec over crossing 54 for the
san mateo bridge, here is a quick check. the volume is up, as artist needs. if the 14 minute drive time from end to end. asked the golden gate bridge ride is still a smooth trip across unmanned and through marin county on 101 southbound. >>darya: we're taking a look at what is going on on the bay bridge as far as construction. we're learning more this morning about the president's day weekend closure plan for a bay bridge. jackie sissel is live, taking a look at the plant. >>jackie: the closure is planned for presidents' day weekend starting at 8:00 p.m. friday killing all the way to tuesday. here is a look at the animation and what they plan on doing out here kind of error. there are reconfiguring from the
>>mark: joseph nasal is back in court for a preliminary hearing. he could soon face another murder charge based on an alleged rape journal that he kept. nasal is facing four counts of murder. in the journal he described 10 women >>mark: san francisco's new sheriff is charged with domestic violence. a neighbor claims that his wife showed a bruise on her arm where he grabbed her. whether or not he will be able to keep his job remains of the year. maureen kelly has more. >>maureen: the newly elected
sheriff appeared at a breakfast commemorating martin king jr. and made it clear that he has no plans of leaving his post. california state senator attended the same of and and said that the mayor's decision to remain in office should be respected. >> i do not see why the new shares cannot do his job while this is unfolding. if not, he should step aside. that could politicize an already emotionally high in this situation. >>maureen: the mayor has the power to temporarily suspended the sheriff. he says he has not made a decision yet. >> it is a very complicated decision. my duty has to do with whether or not there are facts and evidence that shows official misconduct.
of having sex with him 24 times over six months. another bay area teacher there variety of charges include statutory rape. he was an architecture et james logan high school to. >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. in walnut creek, traffic is bumper-to-bumper . 31 degrees and concord. in
>>george: we are tracking a hot spot, 680 southbound leading walnut creek and headed alamo, it is more than just a typical slowing, there is an accident. take a look at the traffic maps at stone valley road. they did manage to clear the lanes and a move the vehicles to the shoulder. it has managed to slow the ride on 680 in the southbound direction. speeds have dropped down into the teens. an easy ride for the rest of the trip as you head south on interstate 680 towards dublin. >>james: a quick check on whether for game day on sunday, everyone is watching and waiting to see what
happens. temperature at game time is 54 degrees. >>darya: more than 60 years after being hit by kamikaze attacks during world war two, a bay area sealer will be recognized for his heroism. 95 year-old carl clark will be presented with the prestigious navy and marine corps commendation medal today at moffett field. he is credited with single-handedly manning a fire hose that normally takes four men to use. he used that to douse flames.
>>reggie: a 49ers spokesperson says similar security measures that were in place will be in place again for sunday's championship game. that means all fans to go into the stadium will be screened with a metal detector want. the parking lot they will close and detailed eating will have to stop as soon as the game kicks off. staffing will increase by 25 percent on that day and officers will be patrolling by foot, by car and on bikes. >>mark: will have the latest on our top stories including a live look at the golden gate bridge. we are in the low-mid-20s right now. it is
widespread 20s and 30s. here is your 7 day around the bay. there rain will begin falling in earnest on thursday morning. for the most part, thursday, another system friday and another system over the weekend into monday. a very wet forecast ahead. let's get a look at traffic with george. >>george: we are continuing to track a hot spot on interstate 680 southbound. an earlier and a bigger back up that he should expect for the 680 ride southbound. it is usually slow for year because of a backup to laguarta road. there is an accident at stone valley road this morning that did
block lanes for a while. even though it has been cleared, it has still managed to back up this right. all in all, a much better commute for the dublin interchange want to get past the scene of that crash. here is a quick bridge check. the westbound ride is slowing from about west grand ave. the bay bridge is back. we are seeing a return to heavy traffic for the westbound right. the westbound commute is still a 40 minute drive time.
>>mark: a shocking are deal emerging from the captain of the cruise ship, a coastguard ordered him to return to the ship. another incredible piece of video showing the frantic rush. hundreds of passengers are standing on the side of the ship and going down a single file to get on to the rescue boats. thank for testing on new information of the audio recordings from the captain and coast guard. the coast guard officers repeatedly ordered to get back onto the ship. here is a picture of the cruise ship captain. the
official is yelling at the cabinet who is on a lifeboat and repeatedly says he does not want to return to the ship even ask passengers are still being evacuated. the officer tells the captain to report and assess the needs of passengers in he said it is an order, did not make any more excuses. >>darya: here is a look at the big board. the dow is going up this morning by 123. trading at 12,545. earlier we spoke with steve asoka to see why stocks are on the rise. >> there has been continued lowering of yields. the italian bond is below six and a half percent. we have had a lot of news coming out of europe that has been
negative. the fact that interest rates are going down is good news. the market is reacting accordingly. >>darya: many have steered the recent credit downgrades will increase borrowing costs and intensify the nation's debt crisis. >>mark: a quick break as the kron4 news continues. here is a live look outside on this tuesday morning. san francisco is warm of-just one of the warmest spots. we do have a traffic cops but in the east bay. the
creek is at linkedin in. it continues all the way to stone valley in a bit beyond. the accident has been cleared to the right- hand shoulder. >>darya: a developing story out of contra costa county, a house fire in martinez has been contained that broke out at 4:00 a.m.. a huge fireball and smoke shooting through the roof. if the 900 block of walnut street. people inside were able to get out safely. the fire was caused by a wooden stove. >>mark: in decision 2012, the five remaining gop candidates in the presidential ticket face off in myrtle beach. >> with the two contests went under his belt and the recent endorsement of jon huntsman, mitt romney was the man to be in monday's gop debate. >> mix, we need for you to released income-tax is so
that the people in this country can see how you manage money. >> i would ask governor romney, the believe felons who have served their time, who have exhausted parole and probation, should they be given the right to vote? >> we are looking for an answer to the question. >> mitt romney kept his focus on barack obama. >> we have a president who has been in office for three years who does not have a jobs plan yet. i have one and i am not even president, yet. >> the difference between barack obama and the five of us, we actually think that work is good. >> when asked about negative campaigning, ron paul coming off a strong second place showing in new hampshire got a day in on second place winner in nevada, rick santorum.
>> the voting record is quite proper, there was one and we used against santorum, i only had one problem, i could not get everything in that i wanted to say in one minute. if >> mitt romney is ahead of the polls but there are days to go before the primary. >>darya: the time is 7:43 a.m., we're back with more in a couple of minutes. we're going to talk with gary about how you can get for free tickets to the big 49ers game this weekend off, who is giving them away and what you have to do. also, what is going on with the latest search for the coach and the raiders. is tim tebow going away or is he going to pick up steam this weekend? maybe we will hear him talking about the ravens. let's take a look in san jose, 31 degrees, a cold morning to start. back with more in a minute.
>>darya: right off the back, people want to know how they can go to the game for free. let's cut to the chase. go to twitter and follow the owner of the 49ers, free tickets and pregame field passes. by 5:00 p.m. he is quick to pick a winner. >> i think it is awesome. i would like to hear people's stories. sometimes it is a sob story and sometimes a die-hard fans story.
>>gary: how great would be a few have a hard ball, both of them with their father, at the super bowl and if you ask nbc who would you rather have, new-line good or the giants >>darya: we do not care what they want, it is what we want. >>darya: i am hearing that they're probably going to stay home and watch it on television.
tebow. by all indications i think they still are. >>gary: they won a playoff game. >>darya: no one will argue that he did not crumble under the pressure in the media scrutiny. the media loves him. cbs asked him to come on the show this weekend. >>gary: these guys have a rhythm. this guy has his own way of doing things. there is a rhythm to these halftime and pregame shows.
>>darya: us they just throw him on tv and see how he does. >>gary: particularly in sports, they say, he loves sports, what should he do? clinton years of professional sports and then take a run at it. >>gary: are you going ballroom dancing afterwards? >>darya: ballroom dancing? i am still looking like christmas. of
interstate 680 coming out of walnut creek and headed south towards danville. an accident at stone valley road and, really backing up traffic. it is even slow no. 680 on 24 southbound. >>erica: fax this lindsay lohan for phil is going to complete her community service faster than acquired, if all goes well, she will complete all community service by early march. >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. a live look outside on the san mateo bridge. a lot of sunshine on this very cold morning.
theft announcer: live, this is the kron4 news at 8:00 p.m.. >>mark: in a developing story, the death toll is rising as the search for survivors continues of of the coast of italy. on the right hand side, you see video of the search crews looking for survivors carried on the left, a brief explosion, divers are blowing holes in the side of the ship trying to find new ways into the ship to search for survivors. the death toll is now at 11. 24 people remain missing. all of these are people standing on the side of the ship going down a single file to the life raft waiting down below. many passengers are pointing the finger at the ship's captain and crew for what
fairfield has a warm up a little. >>james: from 18-20 degrees. it is really cold. here are some of the coldest temperatures that we have. concord and walnut creek around mid 20s. santa clara and palo alto in the mid-20s as well. there was a freeze warning in effect that expired at 8:00 p.m.. we are still seeing temperatures below freezing. be aware of the black eyes, it is still a possibility. a quick check on temperatures this afternoon. we're looking for low-mid-50s this afternoon.
downtown san francisco will be at 52. here is a clip look at the 7 day around the bay. rain on the horizon for thursday. it will stay with us well into the weekend. >>george: we are continuing to track a hot spot, the ride on the interstate 63 south fans hit traffic is not only that does to, but through the 680 interchange south. southbound 680 headstone valley road, an accident has been moved to the shoulder for some time. it has really managed to jam up the ride both beer is a northbound backups on interstate 680 as well. >>darya: we are taking a
look at the bay bridge. we are waiting for details about the planned closure of the bridge for presidents' day weekend so that they can do some repair work. jackie sissel is live taking a look at the bridge. >>jackie: this is the area right here that will be under construction on the president's day holiday, as long as weather cooperates. that information was provided to us by caltrans. it will reconfigure everything west of the toll plaza, basically up to the incline. it's the plan is also restrikes erode. if the weather does not cooperate, they will have to reschedule. they picked that
date because that will impact the least amount of traffic. this is only affecting westbound traffic. it all has to do with the the weather. >>darya: we will keep you posted with all of our traffic coverage. >>mark: a strong rise on the dow jones, up 114 points to 12,536. the s&p 500 was up over 13 now at 12,999. cast we close the muscle car earlier year-and-a-half
ft. into the air. no one was hurt. school officials say the main school building was not damaged. the national weather service is unsure if it was a tornado or just straight wins. as for our own weather, it is not that windy out. >>mark: here is the view from our roof camera. temperatures are in the 20s in the north bay. it is still very cold out there. here is where the storm system is. the rain falling
in california is being confined, but by wednesday we expect rain to start falling, probably more like thursday morning. future cast 4 is set for 4:00 a.m. on thursday. the moderate- heavy rain goes all of the bay area. the heavy rain will stay with us for most of the day thursday and friday. it does if you are in the north bay, the mountain areas, anywhere from 1-3 in. of fall. to the east and south, three- quarters of an inch or thereabout. the rain will be
with us through the weekend. as for the 49ers game on sunday, we do expect things to be wet. it is quick to be cold and windy as well. let's get the latest on traffic with george. >>george: we are continuing to attract major delays for the ride on interstate 680 southbound. we had an accident and is on valley road. the delays last southbound but also affected the northbound drive coming out of the danville. that is
not our only hot spot. on interstate 80 westbound, things have begun to slow down from pinole. the drive time is up to 36 minutes as you head down the east shore freeway from hercules to berkeley. at the bay bridge we have a backup this morning. it is not that between last grand and 880. this and detail bridge is heavy on the approach getting out to the toll plaza. on the golden gate bridge, your drive through marin county is 32 minutes from highway 37 down to the toll plaza. let's get news about a bart delay. >>justine: this story is just getting our attention. bart trains are running behind schedule this morning because of earlier police activity at the coliseum oakland station. this information is coming to us from a bart employee. the
police activity has stopped but there are still delays, a 10-20 minutes in both directions. that is the fremont line of the bart train. i will bring you updates right here in the kron4 news from. >>mark: san francisco's new sheriff is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. he is scheduled to be arraigned on domestic violence charges. >>maureen: the newly elected sheriff appeared at an annual breakfast commemorating martin king jr. and made it clear that he has no plans on leaving his post. california state senator says that his decision to remain in office should be respected. >> of if he believes he can do his job, i think that it could politicize an already emotionally high and
situation. >> the mayor has the power to temporarily suspended from his job but hasn't made a decision yet. >> it is a very complicated decision. i will be pouring over that level and see if there are additional facts that we should consider flick of >>mark: three men are charged with a shooting death of a hell's angel leader and are back in a courtroom today. here is the
video from last september. prosecutors and public defenders have been arguing about the ground rules for the murder trial which is scheduled to begin in october. >>darya: the livermore teacher charged with having a sexual relationship with a 14 year-old boy is expected to be arraigned today. she was arrested last wednesday and charged with having sex with a former student at granada high school. police say the relationship began after he finished taking a class from her in 2010. >>darya: another bay area teacher is facing similar charges. he is accused of having sex with a 16 year old student. he is arrested and facing a variety of charges including statutory rates. he was an art teacher at james logan high school.
>>mark: more than 60 years after being hit by kamikaze attacks, a bay area cellular one now be recognized for his heroism. he will be presented with the prestigious navy marine corps of commendation medals. he is credited with single-handedly setting a fire hose that normally takes four men to operate, dousing flames that threatened to bar an ammunition locker. are all
taking a look at the responses we have been receiving in regards to the anti piracy acts. x cellhouse >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. here is a live look outside in san francisco. traffic is in a little sluggish. we're watching very cold temperatures around the bay this morning the sixth official
>>george: we are continuing to track a hot spot in the east bay. the ride on 680 southbound is badly backed out into the san ramon valley. it is affecting the rights coming out of walnut creek. and earlier occurring accident southbound has been cleared to the shoulders of still managing to tie up traffic. >>mark: a big rise for the dow jones, up 115 points to 12,537. spain has had a successful auction of some of their debt. that is relieving in a little bit of pressure for spain and the nine countries just downgraded by the s&p. we also have strong earnings from wells fargo curious the snb is flirting with that 1300 mark. >>darya: 8:27 a.m., we are
>>mark: we will learn more about the president's day weekend closure of the bay bridge coming up later this morning. caltrans is unveiling a plan for a closer that weekend. italian naval divers have used explosives to blow holes inside of the cruise ship to try and get into the cruise ship to search for any more survivors. five more bodies were found inside the wreckage, they were all wearing a life vests. the death toll stands at 11 with
24 missing. a cold morning around the bay area. freezing temperatures and a freeze warning in effect as we get close to record lows. more on the forecasts in a moment. >>george: we are continuing to attract major delays on interstate 680 south balance. look at the ride out of walnut creek in the southbound direction. there was an earlier occurring accident southbound at stone valley road. traffic is slowed from the 240 to merge down to walnut creek and then continuing south from the creek and through alamo, heading to danville. speeds are much slower than usual. the northbound ride is also backed up coming out of the san ramon valley towards in danville. the back of is improving a bit. take a look at our live camera and walnut creek. this is how slow the traffic is for the southbound ride. the delays
for the 60 commute. in of the drive time coming up. >>james: it is cold, despite the fact that the freeze warning has expired, we are seeing mid-20s and low 20s around the bay. settlement is still reporting 19 degrees. fact these temperatures will develop like this, by 8:00 a.m. we will still be dealing with 20s and 30s but eventually that will warm up. by noon, 40's and '50's. by this afternoon, low 50s. generally '52 and '53 across the north bay. a quick look at the 7 day around the bay. we are looking for rain to
arrive by thursday. more on that coming up in my next update. >>darya: our developing story, we have new video that shows how the italian naval divers used explosives to create openings in the whole of that wrecked ship off of the tuscany coast. five more bodies were found today bringing the total debt to 11 and 24 people are still missing as crews are continuing to search the wreckage of this morning. let's take a look at the pictures that show you the damage done to the bottom of the ship off when it hit the ground by. you can see the underwater images that they have given us of the coast. it sustained major damage. the holes were torn in the ship when it slammed into the rocks friday night just all of italy's western coast. the search for survivors and their ids continues. the cruise line has avoided becoming a potential environmental crisis as well. the crews
are going to be extracting fuel from the ship tomorrow. that operation will be done within 2-4 weeks. we also have new information from the audio recordings from the cruise ship's captain and the coast guard. the captain is heard making excuses as the italian coast guard officials repeatedly ordered him to get back on to his crippled ship. in a telephone conversation, the official yells at the captain who is on a lifeboat and repeatedly says he does not want to return to the ship, even as passengers are still being an evacuated. the officer tells the captain to get back on board and assess the needs of the passengers saying that it is in order and not to make any more excuses. >>mark: in the bay area, a developing story out of cobb acosta, fire crews have contained a huge house fire in martinez. look at the huge flames. there is video coming in from this home on walnut street. will tran was
live on the scene and gives us information about the homeowner and the cause of the fire. >>will: here is the side of the home. completely destroyed, as well as the front. at one point, the fire was so hot that a part of the roof collapsed and firefighters had to stay outside for fear that they would be injured. investigators, it did not take them long to figure out the cause of the fire. i spoke with a homeowner who says the cold weather forced him to use a wood burning stove. was his only source of heat. he said sparks from the wood burning stove or perhaps why the fire started overnight. there were five people inside of the home of the time. we and the smoke detectors went off allowing the family enough time to run out. only one person suffered minor injuries. his older son, he suffered a
little bit of damage from smoke inhalation. it looks like he was treated at the scene and is back here now. they have put fencing around here to make sure that the public does not go inside. firefighters will be here throughout the day to make sure that these hot spots do not start up again. >>darya: we are back with more in a couple of minutes. here is a live look at walnut creek. 680 is slow southbound on the right hand side. george will be along with all of the hot spots. it is cold this morning. in concord, is 30 degrees, looking for a high of 63. caucus
>>george: we are continuing to discuss a drive on interstate 680 as a hot spot. it is continuing into the san ramon valley from walnut creek. the accident on stone valley road has been cleared of the damage is done. drive times are running 20 minutes from concord to stone valley road. those are bigger delays in the usual. the ride to dublin will also be extended. bart is suffering from earlier problems at the coliseum station. there was police action that is affecting trains on the fremont mind. that includes fremont to richmond. that means delays to daly city and sfo. >>darya: new this morning, if you want to go to the 49ers game, the team owner will treat you if he chooses
york tweet. he is giving you until 5:00 p.m. to send his a tweet on why he should give you tickets, for tickets and pregame field passes fell to the big game this sunday. it's just visit him on twitter so, if you are not on twitter get, just registered and send him a tweet. give him your story, the best answer by 5:00 p.m. today will win. zones >>mark: reggie kumar tells us more about increased security measures. >>reggie: a 49ers spokesperson says similar security measures that release for saturday's playoff game or be in place again for sunday's championship game. that means all fans who entered the stadium will be screened with a metal detector want. the parking lot gates will close and tailgating will have to stop as soon as the
game kicks off. staffing will increase of 25% on that day and officers will be patrolling the grounds by foot, by car and on bikes. >>mark: here is a quick check on whether for the big game. kickoff is at 3:30 p.m.. cloudy and cold with a 60 percent chance of rain. 54 degrees at game time as the 49ers host the giants. all in all, a good one to watch. >>darya: we are back with more in a couple of minutes. it's an
>>george: interstate 680 has a new hot spot south of san ramon. this accident is blocking a wayne it just before alcosta. this is in the midst of what had already been a huge back up leaving walnut creek in the southbound direction, traffic is still very slow as you head out of walnut creek and into the san ramon valley this morning. the accident at still on valley road has been cleared but the slow traffic is likely to stay with us for a while. we have a new crash further south. here is a look at the camera for. the drive time is running upwards of 40 minutes from walnut creek down to dublin in the san ramon valley southbound. we have seen traffic on the bay bridge but no problems, a 16-80 minute drive time out of the
macarthur maze. from the san mateo bridge it has been slow going the drive time trimaran is not that bad. it is running at about 31-32 minutes for your trip as you head south bend. >>james: as we advanced the clock to 7:00 a.m., by 10:00 a.m., light rain just about everywhere around the bay with heavier stuff on the way. the yellow, orange and red is indicative of heavy rain. by 11:00 a.m. the
north bay will see these rain totals. by midnight on friday, you will see we are looking from three-quarters of an inch all the way of two over 2 in., maybe close to 3 in. falling in the mountains to the north. this is a fairly decent system. almost a week of on-again off-again showers. the rain will start impacting us by thursday. light shower activity near eureka already. the strongest showers thursday and
friday. by sunday will have another impulse comes through. the computers are split as to whether the rain will fall on sunday. >>darya: year is an idea of how cold it is. look at the frost on the windshield. if you cannot just write that off. this was the vehicle of haaziq madyun in oakland. it is cold out there. of >>justine: is back to work for congress. lawmakers are returning to washington today. they will start with trying to tackle the payroll tax cuts. the return to work as a new poll is coming down to from cnn saying that
only 11 percent of americans believe congress is doing a good job. >>mark: s&p is up 11 and 1/2 points over 1300. some analysts say that prices could be close to $5 a gallon in some areas during the warm weather driving season. the average price per gallon for regular unleaded gas on monday was $3.39 according to aaa. nearly 305 higher than a year ago. the national average reached a peak of $4.11 in 2008. >>darya: lindsay lohan is
due back in court for a judge to assess the progress she has made in fulfilling her probation requirements. community service is a part of her sentence. she was already on probation at the time for drug driving convictions in 2007. her legal woes have compounded by her failure to attend counseling glasses and alcohol and drug test failures as well. >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes on this cold tuesday morning.
>>george: major delays on interstate 680 southbound. delays are continuing because of earlier occurring problems here at stone valley road and farther south at alcosta boulevard, a new accident blocking lanes. take a look at what has done to the riots. the drive time is now about 40 minutes southbound from walnut creek through danville and san ramon. stop and go conditions before you reach the 680 interchange. bart has problems this morning as well. 20 minute delays on average headed from the east bay towards fremont and san francisco. in earlier occurring problem at the coliseum station. >>mark: here is the breakdown of what we can expect today with this look from our roof camera furious it cold start and a cold fish. clear and cool
conditions with temperatures in the low 50s. as for the storm system headed our way thursday, 1-3 in. of rain in the north bay, particularly in the hills. >>erica: of following a story that has received a lot of buzz on the internet. crosscut cookie season is officially under way. the cookie finder at has been off for years was just updated to search for gross out cookies by is the code. for details on how adequately satisfy your cookie crating, i have that coming up. s. >>mark: zappos has been had in a gabe slate tells us will people to do.
>>gabe: the zappos has exposed names, e-mail addresses and partial credit card numbers of 24 million customers. zappos reset passwords on all their customers and asking people who have accounts to create a new password. the did news is that this fiber criminals had no access to full credit card numbers or other payment data. backers of did get the last four digits of credit card, similar to what you see on paper receipts. the digits are not enough information for cyber thieved to do bad things with.
>> you really should have different passwords for every web site that has a personal reformation. if a web site gets hacked, the bad guys will not have your password to get into all of your other web sites. especially really sensitive ones like online banking. >>gabe: zappos is working with law enforcement to investigate who is behind this hacking. >>darya: traffic is moving ok on the golden gate. plenty of sunshine and really cold temperatures. we will be right back.
morning. the latest in rescuers searched for survivors of of the tuscany coast. you can see smoke rising from an explosion as the divers were blowing holes in the side of the whole to try to find new ways to get into the ships. this morning, they found five more bodies, all of them were adults wearing life jackets. we have the videos of rescue crews scaling this side of the vessel entering cabin after captioned. they have surged dry areas of the ships and are still searching submerged areas. the ship's captain will remain jailed depending on a decision whether to release him while authorities investigated his role in the disaster. amazing infrared video from a helicopter showing the escape from the ship. this is thousands of passengers
tried to get off. there were over 4000 people on the ship. many passengers are pointing their fingers at the captain and crew for what they're calling a chaotic rescue. >>justine: an audiotape that now emerged in which the captain is heard making excuses as coast guard officials are trying to get him to return to the ship and make sure that the rescue and evacuation operations are going as planned. more on that story coming up. first, shares for connell are down 14%. data showing us that investors fear the accident to hurt the overall demand of people wanting to take a cruise.
>>mark: we are seeing a big rise for san francisco-based wells fargo. they just reported quarterly earnings. we are seeing a rise for the s&p, over the 1300 mark. >>darya: we are flirting with thirties' finally this morning. >>darya: the freeze warning has expired. >>jaqueline: >>erica: we are still dealing with low 20s and phrases like fairfield, santa rosa, 22 and 23 respectively there. a little bit warmer in downtown san francisco. we will make some improvement as we head into the afternoon. it is the last day of full sunshine and temperatures in the
'50s. 53 expected for redwood city. the same for santa rosa in the downtown san francisco. a look at your 7 day around the bay forecast and when you can expect wet weather coming up. >>george: we are continuing to track hotspots this morning. interstates 680 southbound, we had problems with northbound and now southbound accidents. that is the reason traffic is so badly backed up and so slow. a 40 minute drive time. there should be 28 minutes headed out of walnut creek. it is getting pretty slow in the south bay, and traffic is back with a vengeance. normal and sometimes heavier than normal traffic flows.
>>darya: we will learn more today about the planned presidents' day weekend closure on the bay bridge. jackie sissel is live with more. >>jackie: they are finally going through with the plan of crows think-just closing the bridge. this is the area that will be under construction from west of the toll plaza, they are reconfiguring the roadway and also restriking the road. if it rains, they will
have to reschedule. it is only going to affect westbound traffic. eastbound traffic will not be affected. this is all predicated on the weather cooperating. >>mark: a mass of a house fire and contra costa county. the home is on walnut street. it took firefighters 50 menace to the out the flames hit lists >>will: the front of the home is completely
destroyed. the side of the home is completely worse. half the homeowner says his wood burning stove is his only source of heat. firefighters say that is the reason the fires started. there were five people inside, fortunately the smoke detectors went off. only one person suffered injury. >>darya: some of the internet's biggest web sites are going to be dark tomorrow to protest an anti piracy bill. the bill is called the stop on mind harass the act. if it passes, copyright owners will be able to complained
>>erica: here is a live look at conditions from san jose. it is shaping up to the pretty sunny day. a freeze warning has just expired. temperatures in the '20s. the freeze warning goes back into effect at 11:00 p.m.. and we will see pretty wet weather coming up and my next report. >>mark: joseph nasal will be back in court for a preliminary hearing and could soon face another
charge based on an alleged rape journal that he kept. police and hill's firm are reopening the case from the '80s. they believe he could be connected to an facing four counts of murder. police have said all along that there could be other victims. >>darya: of san francisco, the newly elected sheriff is in now scheduled to appear in court on thursday. he is not stepping down as sheriff. he is said to be arrayed after being charged with domestic violence and other misdemeanors. the charges stem from an incident reported by a neighbor of his house says that his wife showed her a bruise where he allegedly grabbed her. he vows to remain in office and fight the charges. the mayor has the power to temporarily suspend the sheriff but has not made a decision on that.
>> it is a very complicated decision. it has to do with whether or not there are facts or evidence fact constitute official misconduct. it is a little more complicated than that. i will be pouring over that in the charter as well as getting advice from the secretary and seeing if there are additional factors considered. anything i do cannot interfere with the criminal justice proceedings. >>darya: the mayor says he has no timeline to make up his mind about the action and if convicted, he could be barred from carrying a dent. >>mark: here is a live look outside, we are watching cold temperatures around the bay area. temperatures are starting to rise but still below freezing in many spots. often
>>darya: let's take a look at how cold it is. >>mark: you can see frost on the windshield of that car. >>darya: temperatures are warming up a little bit from what they were this morning. >>erica: we are in the '30's, a couple of 20's but better than the teens that we saw early this morning. thus storm tracker 4 shows rain makes in the pacific northwest. by 4:00 a.m. on
thursday, that is our first possibility of wet weather. asked by 7:00 a.m. everyone headed out the door for the morning commute. the band of rain fall could move in closer to the golden gate. we will continue to see what weather activity through the evening hours. the rain starts late wednesday. it looks like the heaviest rain is expected on friday. we anticipate between one and 3 in. of rainfall. we could see a lot of rain being produced from this system.
thursday and friday a lot of blame. we will see a mix of sun and showers as we head into the weekend. >>george: we are finally seeing some improvement on interstate 680 southbound. we have had two crashes in the san ramon valley, both of them are clear but they did tie up traffic. we have continued delays in the south bay on interstate 280. although it is not a hot spot it is a slow spot on 101 northbound with a 23 minute drive times. here is
a bridge check as we look first at the bay bridge westbound. you will see that traffic is not too badly backed up. the golden gate is still an easy ride. no problems reported southbound. drive times have dropped to under 30 minutes out of novato to the golden gate. >>justine: >>mark: the three men are
charged in the casino shooting death of a hell's angels leader and are due back in court. here is video from the scene. prosecutors and public defenders have been arguing about the ground rules for the murder trial which is scheduled to start in october. >>darya: the livermore teacher accused of having sex of the 14 year-old boy will be arraigned today. she is accused of having a sexual relationship with a former student and run all eyes will. police say it began right after the boy finished taking a class with her in 2010. police believe they had sex 24 times over a six month period of time. another big area teacher is facing similar charges. he is accused of sexually assaulting a 16 year-old student. he is expected to
be arraigned this afternoon and facing a variety of charges including statutory rate. >>mark: more than 60 years after being hit by kamikazes during world war two, a bay area sailor is finally being recognized for heroism. clark is credited with single-handedly manning a fire hose that normally took for manhandle. the dallas flames that threatened to burn and exploded ammunition. >>darya: traffic conditions are quiet and cold. we will be right back. next joshed
>>erica: we are anticipating cloudy and cold conditions. at last check, a 40 percent chance of rain, now up to 60%. at kickoff on sunday, 54 and then dropping into the upper '40's by 630. a full check on today's forecast as well as weather coming up in my next report. >>mark: the s&p is flirting with the 1300 mark. some bay area stocks that are on the rise, as in that is up 5%. they are trading at $9.42 a share. safeway is up 1 and 1/3. clorox is up over 1 percent. >>darya: the new year has brought in the highest gas prices series some analysts say that prices could get close to $5 a gallon in some
stranded cruise ship off the coast of tuscany. they found five more bodies. the death toll is now at 11 with 24 still missing. a cold morning around the bay area. freeze warnings in effect with a record low temperatures expected. >>darya: we are stuck in this cold pattern until we see rain and snow come in. right now, just called. >>erica: check out fairfield, just below freezing at 31. check out downtown san francisco. currently at 43. 46 for half moon bay and the low '40's along the peninsula but still contending with upper 30s in the south bay. as we check out where temperatures go in the rest of the day, future cast 4 critics by 12:00 p.m., a really good mix of forties' throughout most of the bay area. a little bit warmer for the 80 corridor and as we advance
closer to the afternoon, by 2:00 p.m., the light blue indicates most locations making it into the low 50s intercooler along the coastline. everyone is wondering about the wet weather. full details on that including your 7 day run of the forecast coming up in my next report. >>george: we're tracking a new hot spot. the ride on 880 northbound, a couple of minor incidents are long cleared from the roadway. look at the speeds. single digits. 9 mi. per hour. past the coliseum, just 8 mi. per hour. they check on the bridges for you, interstate 80 westbound, your drive times are running 16-17 minutes from the macarthur
maze, not too bad a ride. traffic is definitely back to normal today and around the bay area. the westbound ride on the san mateo bridge looks a little bit better. for the golden gate bridge, it is an easy trip through marin county. no longer any big delays. the drive times are under 30 minutes from nevada to the golden gate bridge. >>justine: a woman reporter that she was assaulted during the height of the morning commute in an oakland bart station today. she says that three-four men attacked her on the xbox form of the coliseum bart station just after 7:30 a.m.. we are hearing that she did get medical treatment but the suspects have not been caught by police. that is all we are following in the kron4 news from. and >>darya: and about a half an hour we will learn what work will be done on the
presidency weakened closure for the bay bridge. this will involve demolishing a portion of the west down side of the old bridge near the toll plaza and realigning of the lanes. the closure is planned for 8:00 p.m. friday night, february 17th, going to the presidents' day holiday weekend and to be completed by the back to work tuesday morning. eastbound traffic will have full access to the bridge during that planned closure. >>mark: the dow jones was up 100 points this in the s&p is up 10.5, the s&p is up as well. this morning we still--we spoke with steve asoka from wedbush equities. >> wells fargo had better than expected numbers. i
think they're real news is what is going on in the european market. >>mark: city group released their quarterly reports, city shares were hit hard this morning. wells fargo came out what their quarterly reports and better than expected earnings. >>darya: a developing story we are falling, new video of italian naval diverse, to use explosives to create openings and the whole of the ship off of the tuscany coast. 29 people are still missing as search crews continue looking. we also have pictures of the damage
done to the bottom of the ship when it hit the ground. the search continues for the bodies, the cruise liner tragedy will not be an environmental crisis because it will begin extracting fuel from the ship tomorrow and that operation should be done in two-four weeks. >>darya: we have a translation from the radio contact between the captain of the ship and a coast guard commander who was trying to coordinate rescue. the coast guard commander repeatedly tells the captain to get back on the ship. here is a small portion of their exchange. the coast guard tells them to get on the ship and tell them how many people are on board and
what they need, is that clear? you need to tell me if there are children, women or people in need of assistance, is that clear? this is the exchange that happened as the to continue to argue about what the captain is doing. the coast guard is asking, are you refusing to go on board? can you tell me the reason? >>mark: a contra costa county fire crews managed to contain a huge house fire in martinez the broker out
around for a.m.. look at the huge flames shooting from the roof of the home. will tran is on the scene showing us the damage and how freezing temperatures played a role in the fire. >>will: the house is completely destroyed. it was so cold last night, the family was using a wood burning stove. it did not take firefighter is very long to pinpoint the cause. there were five people inside at the time. fortunately, the smoke detectors went off. one person did it suffered smoke inhalation and was taken to the hospital should be ok. the firefighters will be here throughout the day to mop up hot spots.
49ers are giving away tickets to the big game, all you have to do is to be the owner by 5:00 p.m.. he will pick someone to give tickets to. it says right here, the best answer on what i should get the tickets by today will win. >>mark: police want to make sure that fans are state in candlestick park. reggie kumar tells us about increased security measures. a >>reggie: similar security measures that were in fees for saturday's playoff game will be in place for the championship game. that means all fans they go into the stadium will be screened with a metal detector want.
the parking lot gates will close and tailgating will have to stop as soon as the game takes off. staffing will increase by 25 percent on that date. officers will be patrolling the grounds by foot, by car and the fight. >>darya: here is a live look at the james lick in san francisco. traffic is light. we will be right back. fife
>>mark: the big stories we have been falling throughout the morning, assess the president's day weekend closure of the bay bridge, caltrans will be unveiling plans its. an italian navy divers have used explosives to enter the whole of the ship this. 24 people are still missing including an american couple from minnesota's. record low temperatures with a freeze warning and more record lows. another freeze was expected to more serious >>darya: let's take a look at the 7 day around the forecast to see which temperatures will do as we head towards the weekend.
is we are called today, about the same tomorrow when the rain begins in the late afternoon. more steady rain is expected thursday and friday. for the weekend, we can expect a mix of sun and showers. for the 49ers game on sunday, a high of 59 degrees. coming up later after the newscast, dr. phil speeds with a woman who was shot, attack with a machete and left for dead. she survived the attack. dr. phil will talk with her about how she saved her life and her family. >>mark: we are watching wall street, the dow is up over 120. the dow is at 12,005 under 20. >>darya: have a great day, tried to stay warm. we will see starting at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.