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but it's cold out there. no doubt about it. the higher clouds playing into the forecast today a lot more so than yesterday when it was sunny and breezy. the higher clouds really are going to give us a mostly cloudy, some filtered sunshine as we committed. spilling over the ridge of high pressure. starting off though some frost. again, most east than south and north. the advisory is out to the north until 8:00. high clouds coming in. ice, ice baby before. moraga has frost on the roofs. bring on winter. be careful what you wish for. it could be cold around here. san ramon is in there. napa airport went from 35 to 40. and santa rosa 39. there are a lot 30s on the peninsula and the santa cruz mountains as well. antioch briefly touched 39.
danville and now blackhawk as well all in the 30s. the higher clouds stream in right there and giving us a mostly cloudy day. a cold morning with the cloud cover. it could be worse. there is still a breeze around. a mix of sun and clouds and 60s on the temps. sal, 7:01. anything popping up on your screens or what. >> we have a newish crash at hayward. that crash has traffic backed up into union cities. we have a couple of different accidents on the stretch. traffic northbound which usually isn't that bad is going to be slow. watch for slow traffic as well near marina boulevard. somebody also slow from 238 as you drive into fremont. most of that way will be below the speed limit as you can see by looking at red on the maps that indicates stop and go traffic. i want to show you the traffic
at the total plaza backed up four 25 to 30 minutes on the span. if you're driving on 237, it's slowing right near 880 out to sunnyvale. it's 7:01. back to the desk. >> emotions boiled over at alameda city hall about a hear -- at a hearing about rent increases. here is video of police taking down a man outside of council chambers. the man is in police custody. his face down to the floor. ktvu's allie rasmus has what led up to the scuffle. >> reporter: there were two that happened at the meeting last night. one was caught on cell phone video that you see that was on youtube. take a look. >> reporter: now, in the video you can see police pinning down and handcuffing one of the protesters. his face was cut during the arrest, causing him to bleed on
the floor. police say this man had tried to force his way inside chambers and when they tried to stop him, he pushed one of the officers. another protester had tried to push open the doors of the chambers and injured the assistant city manager trying to keep the doors closed because they were packed at capacity. both of the men were arrested for battery. all of this took place as the alameda city council was voting on a moratorium of rent increases. there was apparently no more space for the members of the tenants group to go inside and voice their concerns. that led to a tense atmosphere outside of council chambers. >> and after 25 landlords spoke and only four renters, people began chanting in the hallway. they finally said i'm not being in a cattle car alone without
being able to see anything. and they came out and they were chanting. >> in the aftermath we will take a look at the video from the council chambers, you know, cell phone videos that were taken last night and we will do a full review. for the criminal charges and for the aspect of the use of force. which is a routine for us. every time there's a use of force, we do a full review. >> reporter: and as you heard, chief paulrary explaining that is commonplace any time that anything like this happens. he told me over the phone that after seeing some of the video initially he does not believe that his officers acted inappropriately. the alameda city councilly did end up voting and approving the 65-day moratorium on rent increases above 8%. but it was after a lot of the commotion that you saw on the video this morning. >> allie, i can't remember the last time that a meeting like that took that kind of turn.
>> it was an unusual meeting to say the least. one thing we're waiting to get. the city council regularly take video of the council meetings. we looked online and they don't have video of the meeting on the website yet. i'm told that that council meeting video might show that first fight when the first person tried to get inside and he was knocked over. >> we might be able to see that. >> we might. >> thank you, allie. >> new developments this morning about the stabbing attack yesterday morning on the campus of uc merced. the merced sun newspaper is reporting that the suspect was from here in the bay area. they have identified him as 18- year-old mohammed of santa clara. the paper says he was a freshman at the university. he turned 18 years old in the october. but the sun star is reporting that investigators still don't know a motive for the attack. investigators say the suspect
walked no a second floor classroom yesterday, stabbed a student with an 8 to 10-inch knife and then stabbed a construction worker who came into the class apparently breaking up a fight between students, as he thought. then the suspect went back outside and stabbed two more people before police shot and killed him. one parent trying to comfort his daughter last night was at a loss for words. >> i was shocked. really shocked. you know. and just -- i didn't have words. i couldn't find the words to say when she called me about it and said oh my god. >> students and parents went back to the campus last night. they were consoling each other. now, a individual i will is planned for -- vigil is planned for the victims. all four victims are expected to recover. contra costa authorities are vehicling a suspicious
house fire in the bay. explosions were heard just before 9:30. east contra costa country fire departments got there right after the fire. the investigation continues. the time is 7:07. people have been lining up for hours in union square in san francisco hoping to get their hands on a designer label skies at a bargain price. alex savage is there and the wait is almost over, isn't it. >> reporter: it certainly is, gasia. good morning to you. there has been an incredible buzz building around this clothing launch. everybody anxious to get their hands on pieces from high end french designer balmon. the label collaborated with h&m to create a special clothing line. it goes on sale at 8:00 this morning on this store on powell near union square and all other stores across the country and
around the world. a couple hundred people in line at this store this morning. normally it is expensive. today it will be affordable. much cheaper than usually. the first person to get in line tells me she got here 9:00 yesterday morning. >> shannon johnson. >> yes. >> from tracy. >> i came from tracy. >> how has the wait been. >> it's been good. entertaining. >> reporter: i'm sure. >> yes. >> reporter: is this worth it, shannon? >> absolutely. i would stay a couple of days if i had to. it's very much worth it. you're getting a high end clothing line for a little bit of nothing. it's absolutely worth it. >> you must be shopping for all of your friends and family, right. >> no. my cousin is holding it down in l.a. she is first in line. i'm first in san francisco. so i'm shopping all for me. >> all for you. you're going to be the best dressed woman in tracy. >> i'm going to try. i'm going to try. >> reporter: i love that. >> thank you. >> reporter: have you done
anything like this before. >> yes, absolutely. all the time. wherever there's a good deal, that's where i'm trying to be. >> so you're keeping all this stuff. i've heard some chatter online that a lot of people will resell the stuff on ebay. you're keeping it all. >> every last piece i'm picking up i'm keeping, i'm wearing it for me. >> reporter: one hour left for shannon. and the rest of the folks here. shannon and everybody else in line only gets 15 minutes inside this special balmon collection area inside the h&m store. i think i botched that pronunciation again. i have been working on it. it's 15 minutes. so you have to shop like you mean t you have to know what you want and move in there quickly and get it. >> right. and alex, i have heard of people grabbing whatever they can and once the transactions are over, then we start trading because maybe you grabbed something that i couldn't get. that could be a secondary -- >> reporter: yeah. like the secondary market, i think.
i think that's going to happen. i think it will be a frenzy if you will. so you pick out all this stuff. maybe you don't get the right sizes. maybe somebody else is a medium. you can trade with them. things could get interesting this morning. we will be here for all of the fun. >> okay. however you say it, we will check in with you. >> reporter: someone online sent me a pronunciation online, a video online. i've been practicing. >> okay. thank you. thank you, alex. happening now, we know that nurses at marine general are walking off the job, planning a 12-hour strike for workplace safety problems. the demands include more staffing and more breaks, hiring local nurses and more equipment to lift and turn their patients. they say that's something that can injure the nurses. about 500 nurses work at marine general. what you see here are live pictures of people on the picket lines carrying signs. this is the very beginning of
this strike. faculty members at the 23 campuses in the cal state system voted overwhelmingly. 94% voted to authorize the strike if they are unable to reach a salary negotiation agreement. they want a bum many for lower paid faculty members. csu is offering a 2% raise but is committed to reaching a negotiated agreement. the union said it wouldn't strike before january of next year. and fast food workers are planning their largest nationwide strike yet. organizers who pushed for a minimum wage of $15 an hour want to use their political power to affect the 2016 race for the white house. the group which calls itself fight for $15 says it will stage protests in 270 cities next tuesday. that's exactly one year before the election. the workers hope to convince
their coworkers to register and vote in the presidential election. a recent poll shows 70% of those not currently registered say they would be more likely to vote if a presidential candidate supported a $15 minimum wage. our time is 7:12. two 12-year-old boys recovering from serious injuries after being hit by an suv yesterday. what we have learned about the driver being accused of dui. the latest developments around the plane crash in egypt. officials release what may have brought the plane down. a little bit of a grind here continuing into the west valley. why some people may be avoiding northbound 101. we can't avoid the cold temps and the higher clouds. they will play into the forecast today and changes for the weekend. more coming up on that next.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it's 7:15. more indications this morning that a terrorist attack may have caused that crash of the russian plane in egypt last weekend. england's prime minister says it's more likely than not that a bomb brought down the jet packed with 224 people. engrand also announced that egypt must have tougher long- term measures at the airports before british planes will fly to the peninsula. we have more from doug in washington. >> reporter: u.s. officials are looking not just at the physical evidence collected from the crash site but intercepted communications that seem to indicate that isis may have played a role in this. as investigators continue to document the crash site and russian families mourn the loss
of 224 people, a startling acknowledge from the british government. >> we have concluded that there is a significant possibility that that crash was caused by an explosive device on board the aircraft. >> reporter: u.s. officials say they believe that an isis affiliate played a part in this. british tourists are being advised to stay clear of the city where the plane departed. the evidence ecoverred from the scene, including the black box flight recorders will be definitive if places of explosives are found. >> they can literally find out where it was made, by whom and when. so we can find out exactly what happened. >> reporter: the white house in the meantime trying to reassure u.s. travelers, pointing out that u.s. carriers do not fly into city where the security risks are well known. >> those kind of flights are not regularly scheduled between the u.s. the situation is just different. >> reporter: looking forward, if isis did play a role, all
eyes will turn to russian president putin who was already carrying out attacks on isis targets in syria. >> if it turns out that isis is responsible for downing this plane, that is the single biggest mistake they have ever made. because putin now will retaliate. >> reporter: u.s. officials also say that a satellite picked up a heat signature in this area just before the plane went down that could be consistent with a bomb or some other kind of explosion on board the plane. in washington, doug luzater, fox news. >> investigators in louisiana will be meeting with the city marshalls that fired on a car during a chase, killing a 6- year-old inside. they were chasing the cardiff especially by chris who they tried to pull over for an arrest warrant. he got caught in a dead end and tried to back into the cruiser and marshalls opened fire. his 6-year-old son in a
passenger seat in the car got caught in the line of fire. at this point it's unclear if they knew the little boy was in the car. hillary clinton continues her bay area fundraising swing today with an appearance at a winery in st. helena. want to show you video from yesterday. this was part of the fundraising luncheon that she attended at a home in sacramento. after that she was here in the bay area for a fundraiser in los altos hills. california has been very good to hillary clinton's campaign. >> she has so far, not counting today, raised 13 and a half million dollars in california. that is six times the individual amounts raised by bernie sanders, by marco rubio and jeb bush. >> on this current fundraising trip, mrs. clinton has been shuffling back and forth between northern and southern california. she begins in los angeles this
morning at the home of rob ryaner. coming up on 7:19. let's get you out the door. traffic has been rough all morning all week. >> yeah. i think monday was the worse day, gasia. >> all of the rain. >> but the other days have not been a walk in the park, if you want to use something. please don't use that one. that is actually kind of old. let's take a look at 80 westbound. we have very slow traffic here to the macarthur maze. 46 minutes. although when it was raining, it was 90 minutes so almost twice as bad. the standard commute when there is no traffic is about 20. we are about double that for the drive between the bridge and the macarthur maze. transitioning over to the bay bridge toll plaza, you will see the traffic is backed up here. 25-minute wait before you make it on to the bridge. also keeping an eye on eastern contra costa county. it will be slow this morning. driving through pittsburgh and bay point.
but antioch looks good, especially after they open those lanes. southbound 680 is also slow. westbound 580 a normal commute slow off of the pass. and slows again on 580 as you drive into castro valley. i want to mention that 880 has been slow both directions in hayward and union city. 7:20. let's go to steve in the weather center. >> thank you, sal. lots of comments coming in. it's cold and a little bit of frost but more so to the east and south. a lot of 30s here. the higher clouds are moving through. that's a difference from yesterday's forecast that was sunny and windy. there are a few locations with the high clouds. let's look at the twitter universe. we built this city, one of our favorites. cold enough for chase to need a coat in glenn park in san francisco. i did see some 40s there. sabrina, ice on the roof. yes. we talked about that. moraga has some frost on the roof. but patricia in petaluma. i just looked at the temperature, is it really 37
degrees in petaluma? no. it's 39. it might have been 37 an hour ago. low 40s. if it wasn't for the higher clouds, i think they would be even colder. that's where the frost advisory is. it's kind of marginal on that. i think it's more to the south towards morgan hill. higher clouds will filter in throughout the day. 37 for fairfield. i know san ramon was at 35. palo alto was at 39. maybe temps are bouncing off the lows right now. 41 saratoga. also cupertino. santa cruz at 44. cloud cover continues to roll into the north. could be a few isolated showers. just high clouds will be the end result for us, until the weekend when clouds increase. it looks like cold coming in sunday and monday. 60s for your temps. we will take a couple degrees off of yesterday's highs.
so slightly cooler today. a little rebound in the temps on friday. rain developing sunday into monday. a cold system. >> winter feel. >> more snow in the mountains. that's good. >> thank you, steve. the time is 7:22. all right. hold the remotes. a major health warning for you tv binge watchers. come up in 20 minutes, the eight causes of death that a new study says you're more likely to get if you spend many hours watching tv every day. >> i thought it was disrespectful. >> a northern california lgbt community center is apologizing for the theme of its annual fundraiser. why some say it was culturally insensitive. [announcer] during mattress price wars at sleep train,
>> welcome back to mornings on 2. the time just turning 7:25. now we're starting to hear from some of the men involved in those big changes this week with the 49ers. quarterback blaine gabbert talked yesterday about replacing colin kaepernick as this sunday's starting quarterback. he says his nfl career has been bumpy but he has enjoyed the journey. he was drafted in 2011 by the jaguars in the first round but struggle withed a 5-22 record as a starter. >> it's been great. i wouldn't expect him to be any other way. we have a great quarterback room. the dynamic between us is wonderful. it's going to continue to be that way.
>> in no way is 2-6 all on kaepernick. that's all of us. okay. >> he was talking about having a good relationship with kaepernick. kaepernick has not yet talked publicly since he was benched. but the 49ers say he will be available to talk in the next couple of days. the sacramento lgbt community center is apologize fogger the theme of the fundraising program. the red dress party raises money for hiv testing and prevention programs. some 400 people attended the fundraiser that had a red dragon theme. an islander group says it featured western stereo types of japanese and chinese culture. >> they were sort of cut up to look amusing or funny not elegant or celebrating the beauty. i felt it was disrespectful. >> the center says it takes
full responsibility for the message it conveyed. time is 7:27. flu season has officially arrived in the bay area. next more on the death that has already been reported in the south bay. and we're live in san francisco's marina district where there is major concern of a dangerous intersection. and some people are taking matters into their own hands. we will tell them what is being done to keep this intersection safe. good morning. we're looking at a commute still pretty slow in many areas, including highway 4 in eastern contra costa county and walnut creek traffic. that's coming up. a cold one this morning. could be colder if the higher clouds didn't roll in. we will talk about a bigger change for the weekend.
>> good morning. 7:30 on mornings on 2. live pictures of the next of bay and buchanan in san francisco's marina district. this is where two 12-year-old boys were seriously hitted while walking to school by a dui driver. you see a man holding a sign. this is someone trying to make that intersection safer. he is doing his part. in two minutes, brian flores will talk with the san francisco supervisor who arrived at the scene and ask what more needs to be done. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is thursday, november
5th. i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. steve paulson has a lot to tell you about on this thursday morning. >> in a short period of time. 30 seconds. it's cold. the higher clouds. yesterday was sunny and windy. today will be high clouds and a little breeze. but if the clouds did not come in, we would have a lot more low 30s and temperatures kind of leveled off in the north bay because of the higher clouds. a few reports of frost from the east bay to the south bay. higher clouds will keep us partly to mostly cloudy today. the breeze has died down. yesterday it was much stronger. there will be a few locations in the coast and hills that it picks up. 30s and 40s it looks like slowly warming off some of the lows. it will be a slow process. alamo at 38. danville at 39. antioch was and blackhawk were 39 last how. now they are a warmer 40. higher clouds. partly sunny to the sky.
the mix of sun and clouds giving us a cooler pattern today than yesterday. low 60s instead of the upper 60s. there's a little chill in the air and a big change for the weekend. sal, you had a minor issue last time. has that been taken care of it. >> it has been but still lots of slow traffic. we are looking at the east bay as a slow spot for a lot of the commute. east bay and also getting to the bay bridge into san francisco is backed up 25 to 30- minute delay. we've had a lot of slow traffic getting there onent state 80, 580 and 880 as is the typical case there. let's move to the san mateo bridge. there's a backup on 82 from 880 to the total plaza. that loosens up a little bit on the way to the highrise. in case you're trying to catch a flight to sfo, 101 is not all that slow. if you're driving in livermore, traffic looks good. as i can move the maps a little
bit to the west here, you can see that 880 has been slow between hayward and union city. a stretch of accidents will set you back. 7:33. let's go back to the desk. >> two 12-year-old boys who were hit in a san francisco crosswalk yesterday on their way to school are recovering from serious injuries. people who live near the intersection where this happened, they're demanding safer walking conditions. ktvu's brian flores is injoining us live in the city to tell us what is being done to keep that intersection safe. >> reporter: yeah. good. month, dave. many people in the marina district are concerned about intersection, including this gentleman that you will see standing at the corner wearing a yellow jacket. he is also holding a couple of flashing red sticks to warn drivers to slow down as he crosses the intersection. he is out here in response to the incident that happened yesterday involving two boys and a driver allegedly under
the influence. he is trying to raise awareness that the intersection is danger us and hopes that something can be done soon. just after 8:00 in the morning yesterday, two 12-year-olds boys were on their way to minute rina middle school when they were hit by a driver. that is 30-year-old kirsten andrick of san francisco. she is accused of being under the influence as she skirted around a truck that stopped for the boys at the intersection. we talked to the man who is trying to help people cross the street safely this morning. he says the solution is pretty simple. >> that there is not a stop sign for traffic flowing east and west on bay street. that there is not a traffic stop sign. >> reporter: now, he says he was a victim of being hit by a driver back in 20001 at mission. the driver ran a red light at the time and as a result he had severe brain trauma and injuries throughout his entire body. he is out here this morning
helping people cross the street. we are here now learned with supervisor mark farrell who is out here this morning. what is being done to get this intersection safer? are there plans to bring a stop sign here? and your reaction to what happened yesterday. >> as a parent of three small children what happened here yesterday is tragic and all of our prayers are going out to the children and the family and the school community here in marina middle school. we will be putting stop signs here within the next few days. so that will be up immediately. we've actually been in discussions for the last few years with the neighborhood and community about traffic calming measures along this corridor itself which will include repaving and restriping. in the interim, stop signs will be going up right away. it's important to say that we are doing everything that we can to make sure that vision 0 is a reality. there are no pedestrian accidents here in san francisco. this is intolerable. we will do all that we can.
as more and more people live in the city as the streets are more crowded with people walking, biking driving, we need to be so careful as residents and also the problem is as san francisco we can't design our streets to be safe from drunk drivers. and unfortunately this is an incident with someone who is blowing well above the legal limit. and we need to make sure that we send a message to those vicks that that is unacceptable on the streets and they will be prosecuted. >> to reiterate, stop signs will be here in the next few days at bay and buchanan. this isn't the only dangerous intersection in city. are there any other plans that you're thinking of putting stop signs or stoplights. >> absolutely. we have a huge campaign in san francisco around vision zero that is shared across the country. we have dedicated so many resources to it over the past few years. we spend millions every single year to make sure that we put in more stop signs and slow down traffic and create
lighting here so people aren't caught on blind spots like yesterday. it's a huge priority of mine and especially around children and schools we need to make sure that our intersections are safe. >> reporter: this is actually the fourth person that we have counted so far this morning that is being ticketed from from what we assume for people crossing this intersection. so at least from what we're hearing this morning from supervisor farrell, thank you for your time, there will be a stop sign here in the next few days and hopefully this intersection will be safer for those who cross it. guys, back to you. >> good information. brian flores in san francisco. thank you. >> 7:37. the flu season just started but the death of a patient in santa clara county is raising concerns this morning. ktvu's jeanine has a health advisory that was just issued. >> reporter: it's unnope how widespread the flew will be
this year. but doctors, health officials are recommending that people get the flu shot. you can go to your doctor's office or a pharmacy like the one behind me. they are available. the santa clara county public health department can release the identity of the person who died. but they say the victim was an adult between the age of 18 and 65 who had underlying medical conditions and did not receive a flu vaccination. they ended up dying of respiratory failure. health officials are advising anyone over six months of age to get vaccinated. typical symptoms are a sore throat, fever, and chills and run enose. >> it starts in october and can go all the way up to may. we have begun. the number of cases right now is still low. so we expect the flu season to ramp up in a couple months. >> reporter: the centers for
disease control and prevention say the predominant flu type is the same as last year. health officials say this vaccine is matched well to that strain. the cdc says those at risk are children under five, elderly, pregnant women and those with weakened immune systems. while we have been standing out here outside of the pharmacy, we have stopping and talking to people. one woman doesn't plan on getting the flu vaccine. i asked why and she says she works at a preschool around children and every time that the children come in that have gotten the flu shot, she claims they have gotten sick. but health officials will tell you that is just a myth. you can't get sick from getting the flu vaccine. it takes two weeks for the vaccine to actually take effect. so if that person is getting sick immediately after having the shot, that person was already sick. and it was just incubating. gasia. >> other people would say working with children we all
know as parents the germs that they can bring into the house or a classroom. you would think that a teachesh would be the first in line for a vaccination. >> reporter: i was surprised to hear that. that's why i asked why. i know health official people, doctors, nurses, are all required to get it. i was wondering what are the requirements for teachers. i don't know. >> that's one person's story. thank you for bringing it to us. a 9-year-old boy died during football practice in iowa. the coach saw the boy on the ground after they ran sprints at practice on monday. emergency responders performed cpr and took him to the emergency room where he later died. he died from an abnormal artery in his heart. he was in third grade. one issue in tuesday's election in san francisco's election may not be settled. here is the latest count for prop f that would put
restrictions on short term rentals. the no vote has 55% with 70,000 votes. yes has 45%. all of the precincts technically have reported but there are thousands and thousands of ballots not yet counted. a bigger than expect the number of provisional and mail-in ballots arrived there this week. >> there's actually awe any law in california that allows election departments to count ballot it's they're post marked as of election day. there are certainly tight races and thousands of ballots to be counted. >> if the result remains the same and prop f loses, supporters say they will bring up the issue next year before the new board of supervisors. they think they will get more support then because the board will have a majority of progressive members with the election of aaron paskin. they hope to finish the counting of the ballots by next
wednesday. now, in marin county, the results of tuesday's election is forcing leaders in san anselmo. they approved prop d that prohibits using memorial park as a flood detention basin. it would have been able to contain 12% of the water from the creek if it overflowed. but officials tell the marine journal that the surge will now begin for other flood detention basins. smart watches getting more and more popular these days. now there's a local company that wants to turn your old watch into a high tech time piece. we will tell you how it can be done. the ultimate betrayal. that's what one people in a community in illinois is saying of a police officer accused of staging his own suicide. one organization that donated money to the officer's family is asking for the money back.
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>> a community in illinois is reeling after authorities say a police officer whose death led to a massive manhunt back in september actually committed suicide to cover up years of embezzlement. lieutenant charles joseph glennwitz was given a hero's funeral after he said he was chasing three suspects. now authorities say he had been stealing money for years from his department's youth program and that he killed himself because his theft was about to
be exposed. police are now investigating his wife and son in connection with the embezzlement. an organization that assists survivors of officers killed in the line of duty is asking the family to return a $15,000 donation it made in his honor. time now is 7:46. we love you here on mornings at 2. but watching too much tv can be deadly. that's what the national cancer institute says. >> it alarming and a wake-up call for many of us. there are reasonable expectations for the link between watching too much tv and deadly diseases. the national cancer institute says binge watching tv is not only bad for your waistline but it can be linked to other serious health problems. they researched 220,000 people between the ages of 50 and 71 that were all considered healthy at the beginning of the
study. it was determined that the people that watched more than three and a half hours of television per day were 15% more likely to die from a disease rather than from natural causes. now, the more television the older adults watched, the more likely they were were to die from conditions like heart disease, cancer, diabetes. also the flu, pneumonia, parkinson's disease and liver disease. according to the study, 80% of the americana difficults watched an average of three and a half hours of television per day which is more than half of their leisure time. and that is also what the researchers admit could be part of the problem. people who are watching three and a half hours of television or more. so stick with us during mornings on 2. maybe they're not exercising their brains as those getting out and doing things. >> my thought goes to when
you're in front of the tv you're sedentary and eating not so healthy snacks. >> you eat while you watch tv. >> i eat carrots and celery. what is causing this link. it's troubling of course. >> a little bit of a warning for us than a wake-up call. >> thank you, pam. let's get you moving this morning on the roads wherever you need to go. sal, how is our commute holding up. >> it's better than it was let's say on a monday or tuesday. but it's still a little slow out there, dave and gasia. traffic is going to be slow if you are driving in the east bay. that's where we start because that has all of the slowest traffic on the hayward commute here. 92 is slow and slow on the brim as well. pretty much slow all the way over to the peninsula which is not that bad when you get there. there is slowing in san mateo towards palo alto. looking at a commute at the bay
bridge toll plaza. that will be slow on the span as well. i want to point your attention to northbound 17 right before bear creek. there is a crash that is making traffic in the santa cruz mountains very, very slow. slower than unusual. so if you drive that commute getting into the valley, please give yourself extra time. as we go he to the valley, 85, 280 and 101 are slow. this is more routine run of the mill ruin tee traffic. it may not make you feel better but that's the way. no major backups at this time. >> thank you, sal. >> you're welcome, steve. >> mostly sunny, partly cloudy. it's cold this morning. temperatures 30s in north to south. although the higher clouds really stop the cooling up in the north bay but did not stop reports of frost around pleasanton and morgan hill.
the parakeet has a mad crush on you. well, dogs, cats, babies. but never a parakeet. this is so sudden especially, pat. and i don't even have your number. thank you for that. i appreciate that. he tried to send me a video. i couldn't play it. we do have frost advisory to the north. i think it ends in ten minutes. it was kind of marginal to say the least. 30s and hos. frost for some. the higher clouds never made it to the south so it was cold. tom smith down in san jose 42 at 7:00 a.m. a lot colder readings towards morgan hill and gilroy. they checked in in the 30s. the breeze which was a huge factor yesterday, as you know, is not as pronounced today. still along the coast and higher elevations there will be a decent breeze. livermore was 39. santa rosa stuck at 39. napa airport made it to 35. san ramon 35. out of the 30s now gilroy and
morgan hill. never made cupertino and saar towing a i thought they would but they didn't. a lot of high clouds. cold morning, high clouds. not as breezy. that sun and clouds will take off. i think that sun will lose out to a few high clouds. that takes one or two degrees off the high from yesterday. saturday will start off all right. then clouds roll in and it looks leek a cold rain develops sunday to the north and then for everybody by sunday afternoon into monday. >> all right. >> snow in the mountains. it looks better right now. >> good. >> thank you, steve. >> it could be the largest fast food strike ever as workers across the nation plan to walk off the job. coming up at 8:00, how thousands could disrupt the gop debate. you can call her super
restaurants in the portland, oregon area. am juice has tested positive for e.coli. the contaminated apple juice came from camino, a small town along highway 50. it comes ten days after the farm voluntarily pulled the product from the shelves. 7 people in sacramento county got sick after drinking the juice. one person was hospitalized and expected to recover. time is 7:55. three months left before super bowl 50 at levi stadium. now we're hearing that will be the future site of college football's biggest game as well. they will host the 2019 college football championship. it has held pro, college and high school football games since opening last year, soccer matches, nhl hockey, kenny chesney and one direction concerts. and don't forget wrestle mania
was there. steph curry was there last night. not there. he was playing basketball. the warriors and their fans dreaming about back to back nba championships. last night curry led the team to a thrilling come from behind win against the clippers 112- 108. a battle between two undefeated teams. a minute left in the game with a clutch three. final score 112-108. the warriors are a perfect 5-0 early in the season. serena williams may be adding superhero to her title. she caught a cell phone thief. williams was eating dinner at a restaurant on tuesday when a man snatched her smart phone off the chair next to her. she shouted that dude took my phone. then she left over a chair or
two and chased the thief down outside of the restaurant. that's why you get the superman photo. she got her phone back and a standing ovation when she returned to the restaurant. >> picked the wrong lady to rob. >> there's a strike this morning at a bay area hospital happening right now. why the nurses at marine general walked off the job this morning. >> we know we are inside the store. so many people waited hours to get in. alex savage in the middle of it all as h&m opens its doors to high fashion bargain finds. stay with us. we're looking at the traffic on 101, northbound 101 approaching the 80 plate is okay. southbound is very slow. we will tell you why.
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>> a heated debate on rent increases leads to scuffles and arrests at an alameda city council meeting. will the crab season be delayed? state officials will meet and talk about their options after crab was found to be unsafe to eat. mornings on 2 continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> oh, yes. we're live in san francisco. the moment that hundreds of people have been waiting all night for is finally arriving. the h&m store in san francisco. we're live. we're inside the store looking outside. the doors are just opening to the people who camped outside. in fact it's about to open.
not officially open yet. we're waiting with baited breath too. >> we're talking about the brand is it balmain? you have been correcting us on twitter all morning. the prices for these clothes are usually in the thousands of dollars. but alex savage is talking with shoppers who are standing in line to buy balmain for much, much less than that. doors are about to open. we have talked to people camped out overnight. a lot of anticipation. and it's funny. i have been watching what has been happening with this h&m collaboration overseas. in places like london and another city, same story. huge crowds, long lines. people walking out with bags and bags. they get 15 minutes in the store and then have to cycle out. >> and they try to make deals. >> maybe on ebay. >> all right. >> it's a big business. >> alex is out there. we will have a live report from him as the doors open. it is thursday morning,
november 5th. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm gasia mikaelian. let's start with weather. it is dry, steve, but it is chilly. >> it will be raining on sunday. more snow for shasta and the sierra. today, a lot of high clouds playing into the forecast today. it was definitely on the cold side this morning. we're bouncing off some of the morning lows. there were numerous 30s. you can see the higher clouds flying down from the northwest. 40s around the bay. we are slowly starting to warm up a little bit. sunny in san bruno but still a chilly 49 degrees. high clouds, no breeze at all. 42. a cold night in fort bragg. i think our other observer steven dunlop had 40 degrees. petaluma 39. other areas are now in the 40s to near 50 degrees. any breeze and it's a little warmer than that. most locations in the 40s. it's a slow process to warm up.
a couple of 50s at sfo and san francisco. a lot of high clouds on the way. cold morning, high clouds. cloudy to the morning north. partly cloudy to the south. not as breezy but still a little breeze. 60s on the temps. sal, is that a balmain tie you're wearing. >> it is not. if i was wearing a balmain tie. >> balmain. just like it's spelled. right. >> i probably wouldn't be able to afford it. there you go. good morning, everybody. let's go ahead and take a look at the commute now. you're going to have to allow yourself a few extra minutes today on the east shore freeway. we're going to start there with 80 westbound from the bridge to the macarthur maze. taking 51 minutes. the better part of the hour here as you drive out to the macarthur maze. when you get to the total plaza, you will see stop and go traffic. what else is new. also slow traffic into the
city. westbound 580 slow into livermore and dublin. as we move into san jose, 101 is slow. 280 and 85 is slow. this week has been very crowded. by far the worst day was monday. today is not really that great. 8:04. let's go back to the desk. >> we're waiting for the emergency meeting by california officials to begin about the start of crab season and if it's going to start on time. in fact, we will be keeping an eye on the meeting taking place in sacramento. many feel that the season will be delayed or maybe even canceled. if crab season does not start on time, this would hurt restaurants and fishermen, thousands of recreational fishermen and also the communities that depend on them. here is the problem. a toxin that builds up in the crabs because the water out there has been warm. recreational fishing season is due to start saturday. some fishermen are already
making other plans. the commercial crab season is scheduled to start a week from saturday. and as most people know, crab is a big tradition for thanksgiving dinner here in the bay area. experts say if we get a few storms like steve is hinting we may, that could cool down the ocean water and making the crabs safe to eat. will it happen for thanksgiving dinner? we will have to wait to see. nurses at marine general hospital are on strike. they want to draw attention to what they're calling workplace safety problems. it includes equipment to help nurses lift and turn patients. something that can cause injuries when nurses try to do it on their open. they also want more staff. >> we're understaffed so we can't take care of the patients let alone get a break. >> some 500 nurses work at the hospital. >> faculty members at the 23 campuses in the cal state
university system voted overwhelming to approve a strike over salary issues. the union representing the faculty says 9 # 4% of members voted to authorize a strike if the union and csu can't reach an agreement on salary issues. union members want 5% pay raise with a 2.7% bump for lower faculty paid staff. the universities want to give a 2% raise. the union would not strike before january of next year. also new this morning, six people in san francisco are out of their homes after an overnight house fire. it happened on hamshire and 23rd streets. we are pulling together information about this fire, trying to figure out if anyone may have been hurt or how the fire started. we're monitoring new developments in morning surrounding the mass stabbing at uc merced.
the sheriff's office has confirmed for us the identity of the suspect in the attack. 18-year-old fasail mohammed from santa claire a. this morning administrators say the campus is set but no class set for today to allow police to conduct their investigation. officers say the suspect walked into a second floor classroom about this time yesterday and stabbed a student with an 8 to 10-inch hunting knife. police say the student then stabbed a construction worker who came to the class to break up what he thought was a fight among students. >> a contract worker actually went in thinking it was a student fight and ended up stumbling on to the stabbing in process. i think he through his actions saved this one student's life. >> officers say the suspect then went outside and stabbed two more people before campus police shot and killed him. the information is that the suspect has been identified as an 18-year-old from the south
bay. the merced county sheriff is planning a news conference for 10:30 this morning. they have not commented on a possible motive for the attack. but when it happens at 10:30 we will have that for you. >> it's just turning 8:08. some confrontations involving the police at the alameda city council meeting. >> one was reported and put online. allie rasmus has what started the unrest and the major policy change in effect in alameda. >> reporter: gasia, all of this took place as the city council was set to vote on a two month moratorium on rent increases. there were two scuffles because of the issue. one was caught on cell phone video now on youtube. take a look. now, you can see in the
video police pinning down and handcuffing a protester. the man's face was cut during the arrest, causing him to bleed on the road. police say he had tried to force his way inside chambers. according to police when officers tried to stop him, he pushed one of the officers. just before this scuffle, another protester had tried to push open the doors of the chambers who hit the assistant city manager trying to keep the doors closed. both protesters were arrested for battery. the landlords opposed to the moratorium arrived early and filled all of the seats so there was no more space for members of the tenants group to go inside and voice their concerns. the two men arrested were with the tenants rights group that ended up flowing into the hallway. >> after 25 landlords spoke and only four renters, people began chanting in the hallway. they finally said i'm not being in a cattle car alone without
being able to see anything. and they came out and they were chanting. >> in the aftermath we will take a look at the video from the council chambers. you know, cell phone videos that were taken last night. and we will do a full review. just for the criminal charges and also for the aspect of use of force, which is a routine for us. every time there is a use of force, we do a full review. >> reporter: as you just heard the chief explaining that use of force review is common procedure any time that anything like this happens. he also told me based on the video that he has seen so far, he does not think the officers acted inappropriately. the city council approved the 65-day moratorium for rent increases above 8% but not after a lot of time had passed. the meeting went on for 7 hours with the vote coming in around 1:30 this morning. back to you guys. >> i bet people will be talking about what happened for a long time after that. allie rasmus in the news room.
thank you. the time is 8:10. new this morning, the wait is over for the first few people who lined up hours and hours ago in san francisco's union square hoping to get their handsond a bargain with a big designer name. >> alex is in the h&m store. i see all of the activity behind you. those shoppers have to make decisions fast. >> yeah. they do. they have to work quickly. good morning to you guys. the fashion frenzy is well underway here. we're inside the h&m street in san francisco where the big clothing launch is underway. enfrom of designer balmain collaborated with h&m for a special clothing line. these are some of the clothes here. you can get this for $299. that's a steal these are normally quite expensive. you have a handful of stuff. what did you find. >> a few jackets and a few pair of pants. not everything that i actually wanted but i'm happy with what
i got. a few sizes not really fitting but i'm glad i got what i wanted. >> the place cleared out fast. >> yeah. i didn't even get to see the jeans. i didn't get to see any of the jeans. i literally saw everything that was on there and i took it. some of it is not even my size. >> it looks like you got good stuff. the doors just opened at 8:00 this morning. you can see the first group of people rushed inside the store. let me show you the video when that happened, that big moment. all those people that came inside the store, they had been camped out since yesterday morning for this one of a kind collaboration, a special clothing launch here at h&m stores here in san francisco and around the world. people camped out since yesterday morning on the streets. the line went around the block. a couple hundred people in line. we talked with the woman first in line. she got here at 9:00 yesterday morning. she is from tracy. she explained why the long wait
was worth it. >> is this worth it, shannon. >> absolutely. i would spend a extra couple of days if i had to. it's very much worth it. you're getting a high end clothing line for a little bit of nothing. so yes, it's absolutely worth it. >> reporter: so balmain clothes -- i hope i'm pronouncing it correctly. i have been working on it all morning. they are usually quite expensive. and with this collaboration, these clothes are deeply discounted, you can say. much more affordable for folks who might not otherwise be able to afford these high-end designer clothes. and, again, folks that come inside the store, they get let inside about 30 people inside at a time. and they have 15 minutes to grab whatever they can. it's almost like a game show or something like that. fill up your bag as fast as you possibly can. 15 minutes. and then you have to check out. so the clock is ticking. i'm not quite sure exactly how much time they have left.
but the countdown is on, you guys, to say the least. everybody has to figure out what they want and get over the register soon. there's a whole line of people waiting outside of the store to get in here. the real question is how much are they going to find? as we heard the gentleman say earlier, a lot of the shelves already bare. a lot of the racks already cleared out. >> he didn't get his jeans. balmain is not the first designer to team up with h&m. there is a trend of these high end designers bringing some of their flavor or wares to kind of the mass market. >> reporter: yeah. absolutely. these are clothes that i think normally would be out of most people's price range. out of my price range. that's for sure. and all of a sudden you have one of these collaborations and it draws in a larger crowd of people who would not otherwise be able to afford these clothes. that's exactly what you have here.
and you see the result. you have a huge line of people outside of this store in san francisco. you have crowds of people rushing into stores all around the world. and that's the result, when these high-end clothes are heavily discounted. much more affordable. >> thank you, alex. we will bring you back during the 9 to see if there is anything left on the shelfs. >> reporter: we will see. if there's anything left for me. i'm looking around. we'll see. >> thank you. >> all right, alex. thank you. the time is 8:15. health officials are telling us that someone in the south bay has died from the flu. at 8:30, we will tell what you details we know about the death and how you can stay healthy this flu season. plus, when we will hear from san francisco sheriff- elect hen see and her take on the sanctuary city policy. we're looking at the bridge commute. right now on the span it looks okay. a little slow but better than yesterday as you head into san francisco. high clouds moving in. yesterday was sunny and breezy. today more of a high cloud
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after that she was at a fundraiser in los altos hills. california has been really good to hillary clinton's campaign. >> she has so far not counting today raised 13 inform million dollars in california. that is six times the amount raised by bernie sanders, marco rubio and jeb bush. >> on this current this morning in los angeles with a fundraiser at the home of movie maker rob ryaner. san francisco's new sheriff- elect will take a victory lap of sorts today. we will hear from hen see who will talk to reporters and walk down irving street for her victory against the sheriff. she has a different view on the city policy and the relationship that the city has with federal immigration agents. the time is 8:19.
let's check the roads. sal, highway 101, everybody behaving? >> there was a crash there, dave and gasia. and i noticed it. but it's been moved. but i want to look at it again just to make sure that things are improving or at least let you know if they're not. let's go to highway 101 in san francisco and start there with the southbound commute. southbound right near that white building which is the ups building. you may not know that if you're new here. you may not know that white building is easy to spot and people refer it to a lot. it's the ups building. traffic is moving better now that the crash has been removed from the lanes. if you're driving to the toll plaza, you will be waiting for a while before you make it on to the span. let's look at the southbound commute using our map with the road senators. northbound 101, 280 to 68 and 85 to 87 all very slow trying to get into the valley. as long as we're talking about that, southbound 101 slow
traffic from allie palo alto. >> high clouds in the forecast today. more so than yesterday for sure when it was severe clear as we like to say. the breeze was a big factor. that has tailed off. some of the higher but not so inlands. the temperaturwere in the 30s this morning. lots of 30s. plenty of high clouds. not as breezy. it will be okay to nice on saturday. it looks like a cold rain develops on sunday, sunday night and monday. george the basset tweeted me. it's cold out there. yes, george, i agree. thank you for tweeting me. george the basset. 40s for the temps. 54 for san francisco. half moon bay finally 50.
there were many, many 30s, including antioch and blackhawk for a little bit. still it was a cold one there. and also down towards santa clara valley where we had frost down towards morgan hill. higher clouds will continue to thicken up. 16 up in truckee. they made it to 38 and then the cloud cover came in. 36 sacramento. a lot of 30s east, south and on the peninsula as well. a few light showers possible on the north coast. everything is diving down. we will get higher cloudsor us. today looks like a mostly cloudy to partly cloudy day. tomorrow will be better. the frost advisory ended by 8:00 and it was marginal at best. clouds roll in on saturday. and then clouds and a cold rain develops on sunday and takes us into monday. it will be a good snow producer. cold morning clouded. yesterday we had 68. today it will be 65, 66. just a couple degrees cooler
because of the high clouds strapsing in. tomorrow looks to be better. mostly sunny. then we will cloud it up and sunday into monday, get ready. we are. >> yes, she is ready. >> thank you, steve. >> 8:23. fast food workers planning another national strike to coincide with the republican debate next week. it is set for next tuesday. it will happen in 270 cities. organizers say several thousand workers plan to demonstrate at the republican presidential debate in milwaukee. they are pushing for a $15 an hour minimum wage. california voters will vote to boost did to $15 next november. time is 8:23. if you binge watch when it comes to tv and i hope you do it on mornings on 2, you may want to think twice based on what we're about to tell you. what researchers are saying about binge watching and your health. and a nationwide has an
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>> that's a live picture of a chilly bay area this morning. welcome back to mornings on 2. and yes, it is a cold thursday morning. >> and we are giving you a beautiful picture of the golden gate bridge. international orange. we see the skies behind are a little cloudy. and it certainly is cool today. let's go ahead and get you out the door. grab a jacket. i think is what steve is going to tell us. >> yes. it's pretty chilly. >> yes. >> it's only going to be in the 60s here. although the higher clouds they stop the lows from getting colder than they really were. that was mainly to the north. a mostly cloudy filtered sunshine as we like to say. they are increasing. and we talked about this yesterday. and there could be a few light showers on the north coast. not a lot. 30s look like they're gone. 40s and 50s now. it will be a slow process. if we get enough of the higher clouds, some area will be hard pressed to get above 61 or 62.
a lot of high clouds and a few showers to the north coast. overall the higher clouds will clear out tomorrow and then focus or attention after saturday on a cold rain on the way for sunday. a cold morning. a lot of high clouds. 60s for the temps. sal, 8:33, what do you have for us. >> a better commute than we had on monday, that's for sure, steve, because the weather is cooperating. we still have a lot of slow traffic out there. let's begin with the bay bridge and look at the delay right there. traffic will be busy up to the 8. once you get on to the bridge though it looks a little better getting into san francisco. as we take a look at interstate 880 now, it's slowing down it's anormal -- as it normally does. 680 is still slow concord to walnut creek. 508 is slow in livermore. it slows again in castro valley. 880 is slow down to union city.
it's getting better in hayward as you head south. in san jose, all of the major freeways are slow getting into the west valley. 8:33. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. people who live near a san francisco marina where two boys were hit by a car driven by a woman suspected under the influence are demanding safer walking conditions. >> brian flores is live at the intersection in the city to tell us what one supervisor says it being done to make what is behind you a little safer. >> reporter: yeah. at least that's the goal, gasia and dave. good morning. we talked to mark farrell just about an hour ago. he says changes will be coming to the intersection. in the meantime, some people who live here are taking matters into their own hands. you see the gentleman in the green jacket and yellow hat. he is helping people cross the street in response to what happened yesterday. just after 8:00 in the morning
yesterday, two 12-year-old boys were walking through the intersection on the way to middle school when they were hit by a driver. that driver has been identified as 30-year-old kirsten andrick of san francisco. she was arrested after it happened. she is accused of allegedly being under the influence as she drove around a truck that had stopped for the boys at the intersection of bay and buchanan. they have critical injuries. we did speak with supervisor mark farrell who says that stop signs will be installed at bay and buchanan in the next few days. >> i think taking a step back obviously as a parent of three children what happened yesterday is terribly tragic. as a city we cannot continue to let these incidents happen. as residents of san francisco, we need to be incredibly careful whether you're driving or bicycling or walking. >> reporter: farrell also says that there are plans to improve the crosswalks here. this morning we also spoke to
john alex lowell, the gentleman in the green jacket and yellow hat. he is warning drivers to stop. he was also a hit by a driver 14 years ago on 14th and mission. as a result he has severe brain trauma at the time he had multiple broken bones when he was hit. as we take you back out here live, the supervisor also says he is working with police to increase the presence here this morning. we did have at least six drivers who were cited for running through this intersection as people were crossing. so at this moment it remains dangerous. hopefully when the installation of these stop signs more improvements in terms of the crosswalk that this intersection will be safer. back to you. >> brian flores in san francisco. thank you. the time is 8:36. take a look at some new surveillance video. this is from san jose. take a look at it. police want your help in identifying the man pointing a gun at a convenient store
worker. it was at the 6 to late liquor store. the suspect is latino in his mid to late 30s about six feet tall. has a beard and a mustache. he was wearing a light blue shirt with the words g unit on the front. also had on a white baseball cap as you see here. the convenience store worker by the way was not hurt. vandals attacked another religious site. someone splattered red paint across the mission. this is the fourth time that vandals have left their mark since pope francis elevated sarah to sainthood in september. the statue of sarah in the city of caramel and another -- carmel and the peninsula were also vandalized. some criticize the move to make sarah a saint because of the harsh treatment of native- americans. troubling news is coming in from the south bay. the health department in santa clara county reporting the
first flu death of the season. it's also the first in all of california. >> doctors are urging people not to wait to get their flu shots. >> reporter: health officials say now is a good time to get a flu shot, before it becomes widespread. the person who died had not received a vaccination. the santa clara county public health department says the person who died was an adult between the age of 18 and 65 and had underlying chronic medical conditions. the person got sick in october and was hospitalized in intensive care and ended up dying of respiratory failure. the flu season typically runs from october to may. the cdc says that the predominant flu type circulating is h3n2, which is the same as last year. >> yeah. the only thing that we can say about the flu is it's unpredictable. but we think that if it does turn out that it's an h3, what we call a flu a-h3 season which is what we had last year, it
may be more severe than average. >> reporter: last year the flu season peaked in mid january and killed a total of 78 people in california. this year's vaccine appears to be matched well to the virus. those most at risk and considered high priority groups are children under five, the elderly, pregnant women and those with chronic conditions and weakened immune systems. reporting from mountain view, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> a man is in jail this morning accused of stabbing one of the three americans that stopped that possible terrorist attack on a train this summer. prosecutors say that tran stabbed spencer stone outside of a sacramento bar last month. stone had to have emergency surgery because of the wounds to his heart, his liver and his lungs. prosecutors say they will charge tran with attempted
murder. 8:39. u.s. officials believe that a russian airliner might have been brought down by a bomb and isis may have played a role in that. >> doug has the story from washington. >> reporter: u.s. officials are looking not just at the physical evidence that may have been collected from the crash site but also an intercepted communication that seem to communicate that isis may have played a role in this russian families mourn the loss of 224 people. a startling acknowledge now from the british government. >> we have concluded that there is a significant possibility that that crash was caused by an explosive device on board the aircraft. >> reporter: and u.s. officials say they believe that an isis affiliate played a part in this. british tourists are now being advised to steer clear of the resort city where the plane departed. an aviation expert believes that the evidence recovered from the scene, including the black box flight recorders, will be definitive if traces of
explosives are found. >> through the signature of those explosives, they can literally find out where it was made, by whom, and when. and so we can find out exactly what happened. >> reporter: the white house in the meantime trying to reassure u.s. travelers. pointing out that u.s. carriers do be fly into the city where the security risks are well known. >> those flights are not regularly scheduled between the peninsula and the united states. so the situation is just different. >> reporter: and looking forward, if isis did play a role, all eyes will turn to russian president putin who was already carrying out attacks on isis targets in syria. >> if it turns out that isis is responsible for downing this plane, that is the single biggest mistake they have ever made because putin now will retaliate. >> reporter: u.s. officials also say that a satellite picked up a heat signature in this area just before the plane went down that could be consistent with a bomb or some other kind of explosion on
board the plane. in washington, fox news. >> the investigation continues into why a man hiked the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000%. when the drug company executive is due to appear in front of regulators. we thought we'd be ready. but demand for our cocktail bitters was huge. i could feel our deadlines racing towards us. we didn't need a loan. we needed short-term funding. fast. our amex helped us fill the orders. just like that.
>> health officials in washington state report four more cases of e.coli in the outbreak linked to chipotle restaurants in the northwest. the restaurant says eight restaurants are linked to that outbreak. they have voluntarily closed all chipotle outlets in washington state and the restaurants in the portland, oregon area as well. a batch of juice from an apple farm in el dorado county tested positive for e. coli. health officials say the apple juice came from the high hill ranch in el camino. the test results come about 10 days after the farm voluntarily took the product off shelves. el dorado health officials say 7 people in sacramento county became ill after drinking the juice. one person was hospitalized but
is expected to recover. well, of course we like the fact that you watch tv. but the national cancer institute says watching for too long should come with a warning. pam cook is back in the studio to tell us about this study. >> research says watching too much tv can be deadly. there are reasonable explanations why there's a link. the national cancer institute from the university of inch mitch says binge watching tv can be linked to many serious health problems. in fact the research group monitored 221,000 people between the ages of 50 and 71 who are all considered healthy at the beginning of the study. it was determined that the people who watch more than three and a half hours of tv per day were 15% more likely to die from a disease such as cancer, diabetes, that moana and heart disease. doctors say the blame should not be placed on tv. >> the tv is getting a bad rap.
that's not the problem. that's just what most of us do and we do it a lot. >> and when we do it a lot that means those watching more than three and a half hours of tv are more likely less sedentary and not exercising as much as those who watch less tv. if you balance your television day with a few hours with the morning along with exercise and fresh air and gardening and other things that you can do, you will be healthier and have a better balance. some of our viewers tell us that they're watching us while working out at the gym. you can head to the gym and watch us and exercise. >> that's good. >> yes. >> thank you, pam. time is 8:47. heroin and prescription pain pills are now america's top drug threat. that's according to federal officials. the head of the drug enforcement administration says heroin use sky rocketed nationwide in recent years, jumping 51% between 2013 and
2014. the dea says the u.s. heroin market is supplied largely by mexico's very powerful drug cartels. a controversy over huge price hikes for certain drugs is head today capitol hill now. a senate committee is investigating four companies including touring pharmaceutical. it made headlines for rising the price of the drug from $13 a pill all the way up to $750. it's used to treat an infection particularly dangerous to people who have hiv. the senators have called for a meeting with that company's ceo. all right. we're following developing news just now. state officials have just announced the recreational crab season scheduled to open on saturday has been delayed. according to the sacramento beat, state officials won't say when the crab season could begin. now, the commercial crab season
scheduled to open a week later may also be delayed. that decision won't be made for at least two more days. now, delays could mean there would be possibly no crab for thanksgiving dinners considered a holiday tradition in the bay area. again, this is just coming in now. we will keep an eye and update the story as soon as we get more information. the time is 8:49. let's get information on your morning commute. sal is still watching things on the roads. sal. >> good morning, dave. slow traffic out there. a lot in the east bay. we will take a look at the east bay commutes this morning. it will be slow as you drive on some much these freeways like the east shore and the bay bridge toll plaza and 880. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic is going to be backed up for about a 20- minute delay. we're also looking at a commute on interstate 880 where traffic will be slow. but 101 has become a terrible
commute. we had a couple of things on the lower deck and traffic if you're driving on 101 looks like an afternoon commute there. if you're driving in livermore and dublin, 580 will be slow as you drive to the dublin interchange. it's 8:50. let's go to steve in the weather center. >> thank you, sal. yesterday was sunny breezy and windy. today will be a filtered sunshine day. mostly cloudy to the north. partly sunny to the south. my ship came in again. permission to come aboard. yes. >> thank you, sir. >> that's a beauty. >> the love boat. all right. let's get to it. a lot of high clouds spilling over right there. it looks good for tomorrow. probably better than today. and then we will go cuss our attention on a big change for the weekend here. warming off those cold morning lows which there were a lot of 30s, the higher clouds came in
and kind of stopped the cooling in the north bay that had a frost advisory. that has ended. there could be showers up north around humboldt county. partly sunny to the south. the high pressure will win out today and tomorrow even though we have the high clouds today. and 60s. clouds increase saturday. looks like a cold rain develops sunday to the north. sunday morning. and everybody for sunday night into monday. it does have an over water trajectory. it will pick up extra moisture here. low to mid 60s. if you mitt 67, 68, it won't last long. i'll tell you that the temperature drops quick now. we're into that kind of a pattern here. it looks like a mostly sunny friday. okay looking saturday. clouds continue to roll in on sunday with rain developing and moving from north to south into monday, dave. >> buckle up the seat belts. >> there's a chill in the air. >> thank you, steve.
the time is 8:51. hollywood is remembering the life and accomplishments of a uc berkeley graduate who wrote et. this is melissa matheson she was married to harrison ford before divorcing in 2004. she died yesterday in los angeles. she died of cancer at the age of 65. steven spielberg issued a statement saying ms. mathson shined with generosity and love and burned as bright as the heart she gave et. she also wrote the black stallion and worked on many other hit movies including the godfather part 2. the time is 8:52. are you searching for breakfast this morning? how about something for free? up next we will tell you why taco bell is giving out free food this morning.
>> welcome back to mornings on 2. happening today, another sign it's the holiday season. in just a couple of minutes, the toys for tots campaign will kick off. local marines will be at the san mateo store today to encourage shoppers to donate toys and cash. the toys dropped in the barrels at toys ru and babies r us store. they will stay in the communities donated. toys for tots provide kids in need with a gift to open up on christmas morning. a sweet surprise for american troops is being put together by students at a south bay high school. the students at christopher high school in gilroy hope to make the lives of soldiers a little sweeter by sending them leftover halloween candy. it's a project they do every year. they donate the candy through the operation independence a nonprofit organization. it's a way to let the troops
know they're not forgotten. >> these people are risking their lives to help protect our country. the least we could do is send them something sweet that reminds them of home and makes them happy. >> that's not all. every february the students help prepare care packages for the soldiers. english classes also write letters to the troops as well. if you use google maps on your iphone you will hear traffic alerts soon. the recent update includes spoken traffic alerts when you use your phones for navigation. tech crunch is reporting that the apple allows you to hear about accidents or congestion while driving. if you have google maps on your android device, you already have that feature. all right. you have two hours left to get a free breakfast at taco bell thanks to the kansas city royals. >> here comes the 1-1. the
runner goes. throw down. too late. all of america can get a free crunch wrap from taco bell on november 5th. >> just because of that play at the world series, taco bell promised a free breakfast to everybody if there was a stolen base in the world series. and there it happened in game one. royals outfielder cane stole 2nd base. now taco bell is giving everyone a free breakfast crunch wrap. this goes on until 11:00 this morning at participating taco bells. she is an incredible woman. she may not be able to leap tall buildings in a single bound but serena williams may be adding superhero to her title. here is a photo on facebook after she caught a cell phone thief. she was at a restaurant eating dinner on tuesday. a man stole her smart phone off the chair next to her. she said she shouted, hey, that dude took my phone. then without even thinking, she jumped up and weaved her way
through the restaurant, jumped over a chair or two and chased down the thief outside. that's why she has that super woman go toe. she got her phone back by the way. when she came back to the restaurant, she radio received a standing ovation. >> i would say serena deserves a glass of champagne. up your champagne game. we have an expert who is going to show you how to do that. getting the most from your halladay dollar is coming up. how to get the most bang for your buck. on a serious note, we have a dangerous san francisco intersection. brian flores is there and will tell us what the city will do to help prevent further accidents. that's coming up on the 9