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--- but the hospital is making their decision nearly impossible. we have the latest details. and a war veteran goes missing from san francisco general hospital. we have the latest in the search efforts. and a family that wakes up to find their christmas gifts stolen is now getting help from the comminity. and not letting a christmas grinch ruin their holiday spirit.
we have a pretty clear roadways. with a spare the air day and a fact, we certainly hope that people will travel in a little bit less and stay home and watch kron4 news. we will see about that anny? >>anny: hopefully you have some christmas leftovers to get your friday started. we will give more on your forecast and get to your top stories this morning. our top story right now isa major announcement by the family of jahi mc-math, the 13 year old oakland girl declared brain dead after she had tonsil surgery. her family has lined up 'another' facility to care for her. but the hospital may not go along with that decision. kron four's justine waldman reports from children's hospital oakland.
the family has until monday at 5pm to and tonight they found a place that will care for jahi mcmath. and said insurance will pay to keep her on life support. but they need help from children?s hospital oakland first. and it does not appear they will get it without a fight. sot as of right now it looks like we might have found a miracle and give her another fighting chance to wakeup. the night started off so positive for the family of jah-hi mcmath ? her uncle proudly announced they found a new facility to care for the brain dead 13 year old. but before the place? somewhere in the bay area that ?they choose not to name? will? accept her,? she needs a tube in her throat to help her breath and a tube in her stomach to get nutrition. sot this is great and i am very optimistic this will work out. about an hour after the family revealed their plans? their hopes were crushed when a spokes person for the ?hospital read a statement to the media? children hospital oakland does not believe that performing surgical procedures on the body of a deceased person is an appropriate medical
practice.? it appears, no outside doctors can insert the tubes. dashing her family?s hopes. she will be able to leave here anytime soon. >>:that upset me? ?and reaffiarms what i said that ch is not prolife --children's hospital is not pro-life. the family's lawyer promised to fight the hospital?s latest move? tand still wants to give jahi a chance to wake=up. she is not cold hard or dry who needs some support and if we can?t get it here at childrens why? because whatever road block they put in the way? we are hell bent on trying to keep this child alive so what now? and the family said today jahi bp was normal and her shoulders moved. live in oakland justine waldman, kron 4 news. that was justine waldman reporting. the family claims jahi's blood pressure was normal and that she was moving her
shoulders. happening now. a union for a-c transit is voting right now on its new contract. a-t-u local 192 hopes to have results by late tonight. this will be the third vote on a new contract for a-c transit. union members voted it down the other two times. dozens are flocking to the city today for the annual san francisco bird count. it's a 31-year tradition where people gather from dawn to dusk to observe over 100 birds species. last year included sightings of beautiful birds such as the violet-green swallow, the tropical kingbird and the rufous hummingbird. the event is expected to produce data about bird habitats and could reveal threats to bird populations' survival.
>>anny:the family of a missing veteran is asking for help in finding him. derek sell was last seen december 17th at s.f. general. his father says he's very worried about his son's safety. and he's hoping someone will come forward with information. i don't care what happened with the family members it love call them up tell them
you love them because if something like this happens and if this is the last time i told that just i see derrick i know that i told him i loved him and i am ready for him to come home. derek is a former navy seaman who is 30 years old. he's described as 6-3. 200lbs. with blue eyes and brown hair. anyone with information about derek is asked to call police. a bay area community came together for a special surprise to a family whose christmas gifts were stolen from their home. this is a picture of the family out of newark. the police department raised about 200 dollars to help the family. but the community went even further, buying a carload of gifts for them and having them delivered by officers. the family woke up christmas morning to find out someone broke into their home on cherry street and
took all the gifts from underneath the tree. police say the suspect got in through an unlocked window. so far, no suspects have been arrested. there were triumphs and heartbreaks that rocked the bay area and the nation this year. from the 49ers trip to the superbowl. to the cruise ship breakdown mess. this morning. we are taking a look at some of the stories that made headlines in 2013. 30 to 40 ft. has been damaged. inside the oakland museum thieves steal priceless artifacts. the jury box was made back in '86 denied during the gold rush. it was returned to day and in jail for the burglary as 45 year-old andrew. >>: by president obama do solemn way slept-sq. our
journey is not complete. >>: the 49ers are going to the super bowl. >>: and no more land is all about the super bowl. >>: in new orleans. >>: 49ers are dealing with the fact that they just lost the super bowl. >>: olympic athleteas the bladey he it shocked his program by mistake. >>: going for premeditated murder. >>: with a flash and bomb-
shattered. >>: one of the largest. >>: police the fbi s lots have been coming through the area since last week. the rounds kept coming up the deputies did not give up. >>: mobile alabama. >>: we've seen a lot of stuff we did not want to see. >>: it has rocked our community to the absolute foundation. >>: a stolen is not with a particle. police suspect
have taken into custody after still in test and pacifica. >>: the bay bridge has transformed into the biggest ever light sculpture. >>: what you think of it? obamas fabulous. >>: it is astonishing. >>:and you'll want to stay with us. coming up in our next half hour, we'll have more of this year's top news stories. the time now is 414. we'll be right back
welcome back. brutal winter weather is getting the blame for at least 19 deaths in the u-s and canada hundreds of thousands are still without power days after an intense winter ice storm. and as shelby lin reports it could get even worse.more bad weather is in the forecast in already hard-hit areas.
in michigan about 100,000 people are still without power. thanks to utility workers like tony. at any time you get a storm like this pretty rough. this is our job. it is what it is. we just want to keep safe, keep warm and do our job. >>: dan law with michigan utility consumers energy says the warm-up this week and could help the have closed repair the remaining outages. >>: these people have a been home for christmas yet but are here to bring power back to michigan. >>: main is another hard hit area. >>: it's been dark. spot i made the fire we have to keep on. >>: the storm blasted toronto. in fact city officials said it's one of
the worst ever hit the city. >>: this toronto resident called this unacceptable. >>: no one has been to our street to fix anything. >>: adding insult to energy forecasters are calling for more snow and places like maine and michigan. shelby wrote reporting. at >>anny:utility crews have been working around the clock from maine to michigan and north into canada this week. offsets yet more than 230-thousand homes and businesses remain in the dark this morning. in michigan about 100- thousand people were without power late thursday--down from a high of some 470- thousand earlier in the week.thanks to utility workers like tony carone. >>: we can see with futurecast 4, a new time to that. a lot of this storm system has already started to dissipate. and as we push forward. it even further into this evening. a lot of it already off to the
eastern seaboard. but we have these other systems coming in behind it. you can see and other systems starting to comment. and that's why said the worst might be between us. we have very clear warm conditions. it is an outside at all. . this is the fifth spare the air day in a row. that's due to the warm temperatures and hazy conditions unfortunately. futurecast 4 shows the system starting to move over california for the first time in several days. a lot of high clouds will move through by later this evening. partly cloudy skies for the first time and a few
days. high temperatures are going to change too much. 66 for palo alto. 65 and fremont and 67 and milpitas. east bay, 63. san leandro and hayward of caulking and add 63. 64 will be our high. 63 today and alameda. for your kron 47 day around the bay forecast. we are looking at mid to high sixties and plenty of sunshine. they're heading out to new year's eve. it should be a nice one. hopefully we will get more precipitation for 2014. out of san francisco no
problem either for north bound 101 or the east bay skyway. into a smooth ride across 92. we can said the same for 84 and the dumbarton bridge not to be forgotten. and the golden gate bridge also not to be forgotten. i did speak with a surgeon's office and they said no problems. it is to go ride this morning and we hope that continues. >>anny: the connecticut state police will release its report on the sandy hook elementary school shooting today at three p-m usit's expected to be thousands of pages long. last month, prosecutors issued a summary of the investigation into the december 2012 shooting that killed 20 students and six
staff members. the summary did not reveal gunman adam lanza's motive. lanza, who had significant mental health issues according to the report, committed suicide as police starting tomorrow, federal jobless benefits expire for more than one million americans. the checks will stop coming after a program signed into law back in 2008 expires saturday. an additional 850-thousand workers will also lose state unemployment benefits over the next three months. congress extended or expanded federal aid to the long-term jobless eleven times, but an extra lifeline wasn't included in the latest budget deal.
a bipartisan group of lawmakers has proposed a short-term extension for three months. that will make it to the floor of the senate -- but not until congress returns to work next month. president obama has signed a budget bill easing automatic spending cuts over the next couple of years. he signed the bill yesterday while on vacation in hawaii. the deal reduces across the board cuts, and restores about 63 billion dollars over two years. its not a grand bargain for the white house, but it prevents another government shutdown for now. a man charged with shooting and killing a t-s-a officer at l-a-x last month pleaded not guilty in court yesterday. paul ciancia made a brief court appearance. he faces 11 charges -- including murder.
investigators say he specifically targeted t-s-a agents when he burst into the airport with a gun on november 1-st. ciancia accused of killing t-s-a officer gerardo hernandez. two other t-s-a officers and a passenger were hurt. the trial is set to begin in february. japan's government has given the go-ahead to relocate a controversial u-s military base. okinawa's governor approved a proposal allowing for construction of a new base in a rural area. the marine corps air base futenma has been unpopular with the island's population because of crimes committed by americans stationed there. relocation comes more than 17 years after the u-s and japanese governemnts agreed on the original move. a deadly bus crash in thailand has killed at least 29 people after it went off a bridge. here's video from the scene.
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its another spare the air day here in the bay area. the fifth day in a row and the 20th of the season. this means no wood burning inside or outside. people are also encouraged to take public transportation because of unhealthy particulates in the air. the winter spare the air season runs through february.
lake tahoe ski resorts are trying to make up for a lack of natural snow. so the snow machines have been in full swing. resort operators say their ability to 'make' snow has saved them this holiday season, when skiers flock to the mountains over christmas and the new year.s december is typically one of the more important months for snowfall in the sierra. but this year has been a disappointment. let's check in with our forecast hears dan. >>: we have a beach hazard statement and a factor today which runs from sonoma county all the way down to a moderate county. watch out for red currants. saturday sunday and unseasonably warm. dry weather and the forecast. here's a look at temperatures. 37 right now in oakland where we've had three days of record-setting temperatures. 42 right now in hayward. 32 and a bottle.
unfortunately the system will dissipate. for the most part of getty is partly cloudy skies with no precipitation. after no high 66 in sunnyvale. 68 at los gatos. 69 and the aldon valley. east bay we're looking for 63. one of creek 63 in richmond. 64 in castro valley is 64 today in danville. and the financial district 60 per it out by the beach 60 and 64 your afternoon high end of october it your kron 47 day around the bay forecast we're looking for mid to high sixties bellows pretty much staying out of the 30's. nice crisp and cool been received and the forecast. it's going to be unseasonably warm but if you are heading out nice conditions for you. but go
ahead and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza where we have traffic moving very well in the westbound direction. also looking good out of san francisco. look at the san mateo bridge. no delays beauvais was bought at the bridge. golden gate bridge not a problem. very well behaved this morning >>anny: thanks dan. things like locker room kron4's mike pelton is live at at&t park with the preparation. >>: crews have to go here turn it from a baseball
diamond into a makeshift football field that certainly gives this game a unique field. two teams have been and the bay area for several days. here they are yesterday halted a pep rally in union square. today marks the 12th home for game 0 here at at&t park. it aims to help in the fight against concord and the bay area. cozumel's this is a unique game. it's the last time they played the bowl game. that would give saddam
symptoms of hepatitis a include mild fever.loss of appetite.and stomach pain. an arrest has been made in a christmas day murder. this is the suspect -- ernesto rodriguez. police say he killed a woman at his family's home in gilroy. they also say that just after the murder -- he was no where to be found.
health and human services secretary castling how billy at his urging customers to have been signing up to call their insurance companies to make sure they are enrolled at will have coverage on time. it's not enough to sign up you have to confirm that you are ok. the time now is 4483 we are tracking some mild conditions once again. i don't think it's ever going to rain at the rate we are going app. >>: for the rest of 2013. with a look at current temperatures 47 and san francisco. 42 rang out in hayward. 38 and pleasanton
for your kron 47 day around the bay forecast a lot of sunshine and the forecast mid to high sixties. not too terribly chilling. we do have a very nice new year's eve on tap. we can turn our attention to traffic now. westbound 80 bay bridge toll plaza we are in good shape. i don't know if we had the main lights at all. -- metering lights.
7:00 p.m. that they were aware of the problem. about 45 minutes later, netflix we did everything was fixed. millions of people tracked santa claus as he made his way across the globe will bring presents to little girls and boys this christmas. norad says a lot more than 90 million unique visitors to its web site on christmas eve. volunteers also answered 117,000 calls from children looking for information on santa's whereabouts. an additional 146,000 followed jolly st. nick on twitter and nearly one-and-a-half million likes of facebook. the numbers are of compared to last year. the tracking santa started in 1955 when a local newspaper and invited children to call santa but mistakenly listed hot line of norad's predecessor.
drones have been a hot topic of conversation lately. from missile strikes to home delivery and a drum spreading christmas cheer in san francisco's union square. but another person has strapped a camera on a drum and sent it doesn't run san francisco. take a look. the video shows off holiday lights and san francisco. it was greeted by--created by beto lopez a filmmaker and photographer. he shot then edited the ariels labeling it as a christmas greeting to the bay area. as a result of a priceless gift and a stunning view for everyone to enjoy.
might top a wrecking ball. the so-called adore you shows my late barely close to running around and the sheets and suggestive poses a threat to them and herself with a camcorder. the video was leaked online a day earlier and she was not to please three the center last stop on the early release. her words were not to be friendly so you won't see them here. a girl with a brain tumor out about her greatest wish. to dance with the onset. this used to video. viral just after christmas tree it beyoncé st survivor to the john girl named can live grid this all possible with the make a wish foundation.
top stories we are following on this friday december 27th. jahi mcmath's family makes a big decision on moving their daughter out of childrens hospital oakland --- but the hospital is making their decision nearly impossible. we have the latest details. and a war veteran goes missing from san francisco general hospital. we have the latest in the search efforts. and a family that wakes up to find their christmas gifts stolen is now getting help from the comminity. and not letting a christmas
grinch ruin their holiday spirit. >>: we have some land yesterday. kind of a shaky camera shot. it is still and it is beautiful. we have very know what burning all- out greed it will be the fifth day in a row. we have some hope of breaking this dry spell with a system that is starting to move toward us. renown the time is 501. >>: it's a line drive at the bay bridge. at the san mateo
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packages never made it to christmas but now they say they are starting to make catch up. they say most of the packages should be delivered by today. so if you're expecting a package was supposed to be delivered on christmas, you should be receiving that today. obviously, they still have thousands of more packages to go through but there were a lot of people got up on christmas morning were a little disappointed. the
kron47 day around the bay forecast looks like it's going to be a nice one. a pretty clear conditions with partly cloudy skies. perhaps on seasonably warm with very mild temperatures. it's 522. george carries us with the traffic. >>: doing very well. not tracking any delays or problems. if you're heading
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all come back. starting tomorrow, federal jobless benefits expire from the 1 million americans. the checks will stop coming after a program signed into law back in 2008 expires on saturday. an additional 850,000 workers will also lose state unemployment benefits over the next three months. congress extended or expanded federal aid to the long-term jobless 11 times but an extra lifeline wasn't included in the latest budget deal. a bipartisan group of lawmakers has proposed a short-term extension for three months. that will make it to the floor of the senate but not until congress returns to work next.
the fight tugboat does this to come back honker and the bay area appearance that partner with local honker organizers include a san francisco food bank supplied foundation will donate one meal for every ticket sold to the game. a ticket that might be tough to get if you're looking to go tonight. there are only 20 tickets remaining which common at $80 for its last game here at at&t park ridge the honker ball well moved to the new levi stadium in santa clara which will help elevate the profile of the game and that nice new nfl stadium derrick
marketing our taste of what december should be. that's right to band so close. but by afternoon, it's freezing for it today maybe a little different. satellite and radar imagery shows clouds moving towards our coast and towards the bay bridge we will see temperatures dipped a little bit today. house say how far they will dip but sent for now tonight time is >>george: conditions are very light coming through the macarthur maze. we still have light traffic to reports of through the east bay and on south bay freeway is one of 128085. the peninsula and north bay all very light so far
with sandoval that protect the rights of transgendered students taking affect some else to read all high school and showing off its newest addition. --wl cerrito high school. --el. it's a transgendered after required under the new law taking effect january 1st bridge schools are now reviewing things like a locker room layout scheduling sensitivity training for staff and reconsidering dress codes for senior portraits. porto the middle school will open in december to all the 15 and is taking the know what into consideration for it there will be to back rooms which will be transgendered. the changes are happening in a school district where it transgendered team was targeted in a fight.
>>anny: there have been no reported cases of hepatitis a after a san francisco restaurant cook was diagnosed with the disease street and infected food handler was working at the comstocks along on december 12th through the 15th and again on the 19th. city health workers say they have not received any reports of customer is getting sick. symptoms of hepatitis and " mild fever loss of appetite and stomach pain. an arrest has been made in a christmas day margaret and this is the suspect ernesto --murder. --ernesto
rodriguez. police say he killed the woman at his family's home in gilroy they also said that just after the murder he was nowhere to be found. rodriguez was arrested yesterday after being spotted by a patrol officer. investigators said the woman who was killed had taken out a restraining order against rodriguez.
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we are mid to high sixties 2013 with a very nice new year's eve on top. quinn of georgia is going to be hosting another kron4 news alive. it will be hosted by gary radnich and catherine heenan but i will be taken into the streets at night and checking out the festivities. it will be ever event to keep me of that lake. of the rich get me up that late on a year's leave. and pretty sunny right for you wherever you are heading. no problems with congestion. we are tracking all hot spots. chp has
enjoyed near the bay bridge the zero waiting. south bay freeways are completely clear at this early hour. and likely to stay that way through the rest of the commute. new this morning. and a report out refills the damage caused by the rim fire and and around yosemite national park cost of the local economy $800 million. a report by the san francisco city to the fire has reduced oxygen out
toward some trees that normally and absorbed carbon dioxide and release error print the value and the carbon storage lost in the fire is between 100 and $800 million. as for that the value of private property nearby which has been reduced by at least $50 million. the rim fire was started by a hunter is a legal campfire and burned about 256,000 a.. netflix says it fixed an issue with video streaming that affected customers in the u.s. canada and latin america last night. the company tweet it about 7:00 p.m. that they were aware of the problem. about 45 minutes later, netflix did everything was fixed.
millions of people tracked santa claus as he made his way across the globe delivering presents to little girls and boys this christmas. " norad" says a lot more than 90 million unique visitors to its web site on christmas eve. volunteers also answered 117,000 calls from children looking for information on santa's whereabouts. and additional 146,000 followed a jolly setting it on twitter and nearly one-and-a-half million likes of facebook. the numbers are up compared to last year. tracking santa started in 1955 when a local newspaper and had invited children to call santa
top stories we are following on this friday december 27th. jahi mcmath's family makes a big decision on moving their daughter out of childrens hospital oakland --- but the hospital is making their decision nearly impossible. we have the latest details. and a war veteran goes missing from san francisco general hospital. we have the latest in the search efforts. and a family that wakes up to find their christmas gifts stolen is now getting help from the comminity. and not letting a christmas grinch ruin their holiday spirit. the morning and happy friday. i'm anny hong. taking things off this morning it will be dan ronan with our forecast. >>: the morning. we have clear skies with very mild temperatures for this friday.