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the woman who lived there. what we know so far in the investigation. we are live in san jose at a police standoff. investigators are trying to talk a man outside of the house. he is live inside with a 6-year- old girl. we will have the latest coming up. thank you for joining us ton mornings on 2. it is tuesday, december 13th, i'm pam cook in for gasia right now. >> wind, rain and the sierra will be smoking. we still have -- with wind and snow. we still have two days to get there. mostly cloudy this afternoon. clouds will continue to increase. rain heaviest to the north. not so much for us. i doubt much falls to the south. some breaks in the morning. we're okay weather wise in the morning. a lot of cloud cover rolling in throughout the day. winter storm watch posted
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thursday and friday for the mountains. two days in advance. that tells you how serious they are. there's not a lot organized with this system. heavier to the north for sure. 40s and 50s on the temperatures. mostly cloudy day. some light rain by later this evening. the system will come in on thursday with rain and it could get really windy for some. 7:01. sal. i saw highway 24 looked awful. i'm sure there are others that are right there. >> we have the east shore freeway trying to come up here in the traffic department. 80 westbound slowing from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. almost 40 minutes to make that drive. you definitely will see slow traffic along that stretch as you head out to the macarthur maze. get out to the bay bridge toll plaza and there is slow traffic coming into san francisco. there have been -- there have been no major problems there. i will mention getting into san
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francisco now along 101 northbound, silver avenue there, is a crash. the traffic is beginning to bass up into the city. remember the accident is before the 280 anyone change. it won't affect traffic. southbound 101 is slow as you head down. people are getting a good long look at the accident in the city. it is not good. 7:02. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. we're starting from breaking news from castro valley. alameda county investigators are going through a house where a woman died in a fire. ktvu's allie rasmus is right there. so what do you know? >> reporter: well, the home is near tinglewood drive and grove way in castro valley. they closed off the street behind us. you can see the flashing lights
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from the vehicles here. they just finished moving the body out of the home, from the garage area of the home that you see here with the tarp over the front of the garage. investigators don't know why the victim was in the garage. they don't know if she was trying to escape the fire. she lived alone in this home. she is a 59-year-old woman. around 2:45 this morning is when firefighters got the call about the fire and responded to the scene. investigators believe this fire began in the attic of the home. they don't know who sparked it exactly. that is part of the investigation. they don't know if the home had working smoke detectors. the woman who lived here, her
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family has been notified. the coroner's office has removed the body from the house. grove way is shut down to traffic in both directions as the investigation out here continues. you can see some of the firefighters and the having tores in the front of the home continuing the work. they expect to be here for a couple of hours. back to you guys. >> thank you, allie rasmus in castro valley. we may find out as early today what caused the deadly oakland warehouse fire. the atf will hold a 11:00 a.m. news conference. they are focusing on overloaded electrical lines in the rear of the building as the cause of the fire. 36 people who went to a dance party and concert were killed in the fire december 2nd. now, we have more on the deadly oakland warehouse fire on our channel 2 website, ktvu.com. we will post any updates on the investigation right there as well as on our ktvu mobile app and social media channels. we also continue to follow
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developing news about a police standoff in east san jose. we are past the fifth hour of a manholed up inside of the house. janine de la vega has been there all morning long. what is the latest that you can tell us, janine. >> reporter: we're here at the command post. we just received word that this came to an end peacefully. they have the man in custody. they also have the 6-year-old girl. to get more information, we go to albert morales. tell us what happened. >> currently the update that we have just recently in is that the suspect, the father has peacefully surrendered. the 6-year-old is safe. officers just relayed that information to me. he went peacefully. they are searching the home currently. and they will be doing follow- up with family members as well. as soon as i get updates, if there are additional charges, we will provide that to you when they became available. >> reporter: we know he had a gun.
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did he put it down or were there any shots fired? >> i don't know any specifics of the gun. there were no shots fired. again, he peacefully surrendered. the 6-year-old is now with the police and she will be shortly reunited with the mother. >> best case scenario. >> yes. whenever you can get someone to peacefully surrender, we have been here for several hours. our hostage negotiators were in constant contact with them. as i was walking over here, i talked to one of the hostage negotiators. he was responsible when they were talking to him and he want today surrender. he was trying to figure out how to do that. they were able to get him to come out of the home and then officers took him safely into custody. >> reporter: there was worry, always a worry of officer involved shooting and this man may have wanted to go suicide by cop. he was holed in there for several hours, right. >> any time that you have a situation like this, it is crucial that you have constant contact. it is testament to the negotiators and being able to
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contact this gentleman and reason with him and get him to go ahead and safely surrender. that is the ultimate goal whenever you have a situation like this. our officers did an exceptional job in getting him to surrender and turn over the 6-year-old safely. >> what happens to high pressure now. >> again, we will go ahead and look at the details of the incident. we will talk to family members and anyone else present and we will determine what the charges will be. he will be booked into the santa clara county jail at some point. but we will get back to you with the charges. >> will 5150 be taken? >> that's my understanding. any time that you have someone threatening to kill themselves, that is a concern. we will look at that as an option. when i have more detailed information, i will put that out. >> reporter: was he under the influence. >> it is too early to tell. i will ask questions. i don't know any specifics on the father but i will provide that information as soon as i
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can get it. this just happened so we will get them back into their homes as soon as possible. >> did he come out through the front door. >> unknown. i know that he safely surrendered. >> reporter: thank you very much, officer morales. as you just heard, this came to a peaceful ending. this man was holed inside of a home. i will show you the scene. this road has been blocked off for hours. this started at 1:45 in the morning. and the man was there. they were called -- officers were called there to a family disturbance. some of the family members had gotten out. but the man had stayed there with his 6-year-old daughter and he had a gun with him. and, again, police wanted this to come to a peaceful conclusion. they didn't want anyone to be hurt. the s.w.a.t. team had to evacuate the neighborhood, especially the home that's are closest to that home on arthur avenue.
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so there have been road closures around here on arthur avenue and on story road. however, now that this has come to an end, all of this should be clearing up in the next half hour or so. we will continue to find out exactly a little bit more about what happened. the spokesman is still out here. i'm sure he will provide us with more details and we will have that in the next hour. back to you. >> thank you, janine. good news that the little girl is safe. >> yes. 7:09. president-elect donald trump has selected rex tillerson, ceo of exxonmobil as his secretary of state. just about an hour ago trump tweeted i have chosen one of the great business leaders of the world to be secretary of state. tillerson's close ties with russia are causing concerns with top lawmakers, including republicans. in the meantime, president- elect donald trump is about to nominate rick perry as energy secretary. he met yesterday with donald
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trump at trump tower. when perry was running for president himself in 2012, he said he wanted to get rid of the energy department. but during a debate, he forgot the agency's name when he was asked which departments he would shut down. president-elect trump, pam. >> yeah. canceled the news conference that he had scheduled for thursday we are was going to discuss the future of his business empire. instead he tweeted he will be leaving his businesses before inauguration so you can focus full-time on the presidency. he says his two sons will manage his companies and no new deals will be done while he is in the white house. he will also hold news conference in the near future to discuss how he is separating himself from his business. some members of the electoral college are calling forean intelligence briefing about the hacking of the presidential election before they cast their votes next
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week. christine pelosi is among them. >> members of the electoral college wrote to the director of national intelligence asking to brief us on the cia media reports that the russians had hacked both democrats and republicans but chose only to use the democratic information as a way to swing the election to donald trump. >> protesters have been gathering outside of trump tower in new york, urging members of the electoral college not to cast their vote for trump. the time is 7:11. kanye west just met with donald trump a little while ago. cspan tweeted this video of him going up an elevator to see the president-elect. tmz report that's kanye had a 15-minute meeting with donald trump and it was west who asked for this morning's meeting. we don't know yet the reason
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for the meeting, whether they were talking about a possible role for kanye west in the trump administration. some issue that kanye west cares about or if kanye west may perform at the inauguration. we just don't know yet. it's 12 minutes after 7:00. it is a big day for raiders fans. at 7:30, the new stadium plan the city is voting on today that could help keep the team in oakland. also, should city college of san francisco be free? the vote taking place today as the college is hit with a $39 million bill from the state. it is crowded out there. and that shouldn't surprise you. but look at the san mateo bridge. it doesn't look too bad. the weather is clear heading out to foster city. clouds continue to increase. by tonight, light rain will make it mainly north. but the big system is still on tap for thursday.
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>> good morning. thank you for joining us. mornings on 2. it is 7:15. we want to let you know about new details that we received about the shooting in nashville, tennessee that injured a save. the suspected gunman had barricaded himself inside of a motel and just found dead. investigators say he died from an apparent self inflicted head shot wound to the head. the police went to the hotel looking for a person on an outstanding warrant. as they checked one of the rooms, the gunman opened fire. the officer was hit in the shoulder but did not sustain life-threatening injuries. another suspect has been arrested in a hate crime killing in el sobrante. another suspect daniel porter kelly was arrested last month. investigators say simons pulled
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the trigger killing williamson on november 12th. he was targeted because of his race and police are searching for a third suspect. san francisco supervisors due to vote today on a controversial plan to eliminate tuition for the students at the city college of san francisco. the board will de site the fate of kim's proposal to make the college tuition free beginning next fall. a rally in support of the proposal was held before the vote. mayoretly is not ready to fully fund this free tuition proposal. and city college of san francisco will have to give back $39 million to the state because of bad bookkeeping. the state says city college can't prove that it taught 16,000 students in almost 600 online classes. the san francisco chronicle reports the classes took place between 2011 and 2014. the paper says the school
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discovered the bad record keeping and they reported the problem so state officials don't suspect fraud. city college can make payments over ten years, but this is bad news for a school already facing budget problems because of declining enrollment and also they're dealing with accreditation problems. a security breach at a medical lab with more than a dozen officers in the bay area has compromised the identity of thousands of patients. quest diagnostics say a third party gained access to the records of 34,000 people. however, financial information and social security numbers were not stolen. the breach happened november 26th. the people affected are being notified by mail. pam, the time. is 7:17. we go back to sal to check on your commute. a lot of traffic out there this morning. >> there is a lot of traffic.
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westbound 24, 680, the east bay, 80, all the freeways are jam packed it seems. we do have westbound 24 slowing right from the walnut creek interchange. it stays that way most of the way through orinda and oakland. there are spots where you pick up but not that many. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. westbound traffic is backed up for a 15 to 20-minute delay. not a lot going on. there is a little bit of a slowdown on the bridge. look at 101. it is a mess. that is beginning to affect 80 westbound coming off the bridge. southbound 101 and northbound 101, there is slow traffic. northbound 101 at silver, there is a crash. and traffic is going to be busy. southbound 280 at 101 there's a crash there. people using that ramp are also in a bunch of slow traffic. this is really having a bad effect on the traffic in san francisco. you can use public transportation and you might be
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ahead of the game here. let's talk about the maps. i talked about san francisco. we can also move the maps over to 280 northbound in case you're wondering what that is like coming in from daly city. traffic is okay. southbound 280 slows from highway 1 down to south city. 7:19. let's bring steve in. >> thank you, sal. clouds continue to roll in here. a little bit of a break. a nice sunrise. you can see some right there. we're on our way to a cloudy day and light rain will be developing by this afternoon and tonight. mainly north. but some of that might give a little bit of rain to the south. look for a lot of cloud cover. the big news continues to be for thursday. there are four inch amounts to the north bay. no doubt about it. for the hills, the north bay and the santa cruz mountains, that looks to be the heaviest. inland and the bay, an inch to two inches. some of the strongest gusts are late thursday down to monterey. winter storm watch already out for the mountains.
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snow level will go from 5,000, 7,000 to 2500 feet friday night. if there's available moisture it could get down that low. a lot of cloud cover streaming in. there's also a high wind watch for the sierra that starts tomorrow. and a wind advisory for the valley. i'm sure we will have wind advisories here as we get closer to it. snowfall will be in feet. not today or tomorrow. tomorrow will start the wind. thursday night and friday the may i approach night. a lot of moisture coming from the south/southwest. our system two days away. it will give rain to the north. the farther north you go, the greater amounts. 40s and 50s on the temperatures. everybody close due to the cloud cover. san mateo is in there. belmont and hillsborough. 47 seems popular. stanford and also los altos hills. 30s up in the mountains right now. the wind will be the big story for the mountains over the next 36 hours. and then the snow. not from that system but the
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one i'm standing in front of right there. cold air feeding up around humboldt county. this will be the source of the heaviest rain until about thursday. there will be some as we say copious amounts from ukiah northward. by thursday, it starts to drop south. this will be a better system. even by thursday afternoon, you see san jose doesn't have that much or san francisco. but santa rosa north does. then it kicks in overnight into early friday. i buy into it this time. i think this is a better pattern for san jose to get rain than the last few. this is a classic cold front than that coming in from the west where the santa cruz mountains takes all your rain. not this time. 50s on the temperatures to near 60 degrees. tomorrow will be the transition day. breezy and on the warm side. then thursday and friday, after that we kick out all of the clouds but not the cold air. it will be very cold sunday. >> san jose. >> they will get rain this time. >> and snow. i know sal was asking about it.
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>> 5,000 to 7,000 and then down to 2500 late friday and saturday. >> that's a lot of snow. it could be tough driving then. >> yes. not tomorrow. >> no. for the weekend. >> friday. >> for the weekend. thank you, steve. >> all right, steve. 7:22 is the time. caught on camera, a disabled man was intentionally knocked over by a man on a bike. coming up in 15 minutes, we will tell you what happened next that takes this crime to a troubling new level. plus -- >> he kind of looked up me and santa, can you help me. >> this story will get to you too. a dying child's wish to see santa. a very emotional visit that changed santa's life forever. ,i,88rwow (my hero zero by lemonheads)
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christmas last year when his car hit several other cars. the driver of one of the cars, torres was killed. he pled guilty to all charges. yesterday this court he said he was sorry. prosecutors want a ten-year prison sentence but the judge imposed six years since he admitted his guilt and does not have a criminal past. the time is now 7:26. a shopping mall santa claus in tennessee almost hung up his suit for good after a heart wrenching experience. his name is eric schmidt madson he usually walks away from his job with a big child. but he loves children so much during the holiday season and things changed dramatically a couple weeks ago when he was called to the hospital bed side of a 5-year-old boy who was dying. at first he didn't know what to do. he somehow gained his composure and gave that sick child a toy and some very inspiring words. >> when you get to those pearly
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gates, you tell them that you're santa's number one elf. he said i am? you sure are. i'm sure they will let you right in. he goes, they will? i said i know it. he gave me a big hug. i held him and he looked up at me and he said santa, can you help me? and that's when he passed. at's when he passed. >> he died right in the arms of santa claus. the little boy's death left the shopping mall santa questioning if he could still wear that white beard and receipt sued again but now mr. schmidt plans to spend every holiday season visiting sick children. >> oh, gosh. 7:27 is the time right now. they were the first ones on the scene of that deadly oakland
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warehouse fire. >> mentally and physically, very mentally and physically draining work that we did. the vigil held by the first responders to honor the fire victims. a huge day for oakland raiders fan who's do not want to see the team pack up and leave for las vegas. we will tell you about the stadium proposal put together in part by a hall of famer and the critical vote happening later today.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:31. tuesday, december 13th. i'm pam cook, in for gasia today. >> and i'm dave clark. checking in your weather, getting you out the door this morning. steve paulson, i like that sky. >> yeah. it's not bad. >> not bad. >> you did a great job. >> i've been working on that painting all morning long, pamela. thank you. >> nice. >> we do have clouds on the increase. we're okay for the morning commute. by this afternoon and tonight, it will be a different story as clouds continue to roll in. some rain will make it farther north. better opportunity for decent amounts. farther south, not so much. between now and thursday night and friday, there will be a lot going on. a lot offed cloud cover. more show than go. winter storm watch posted. a high wind watch posted for the sierra. it will be roaring up there
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thursday night and friday. very cold air will start to come in. winter storm watch starts. it will start off 5,000 feet and go to 7,000 on wednesday. ask then start to drop thursday and friday. today and tomorrow would be your best bet if you have to travel up that way. the system is starting to move in. eventually it will reach the ground. 40s on the temperatures and 50s for some. even down towards santa cruz, 49 degrees. 49 santa clara. 40s for morgan hill and gilroy. temperatures are stuck through the cloud coverage. all signs point to this system giving us a good one-two punch. included ein the morning and then mostly cloudy. light rain this afternoon. 50 to near 60 degrees. sal, i'm going to give you a heads-up for wednesday night. go to bed early. >> wednesday night, thursday morning we will be rocking and rolling with the traffic. >> correct. >> a lot of people like the warning.
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let's go to san francisco now. because we've had not one but two accidents. in fact, even more. two major crashes on highway 101. looks like another one southbound 101 past the ups building. something is blocking lanes. a motorcycle accident southbound 101. another crash earlier northbound 101. and that means traffic is very slow. not only on 101 south but also northbound 101 is backed up out of south san francisco. it starts to slow in south city. that causeway here is jam pammed. some people are using 280 that. is slow out of daly city driving around. this whole commute is not that great. unfortunately some of you have the option of using bart into this area. and much better option for you right now if you can swing it. i want to move the maps over to the east bay if i can.
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talk about 680 southbound. it is slow through pittsburgh and bay point. 680 is slow from pleasanton heading south. let's go to the bay bridge. traffic is backed up for 25 minutes at the toll plaza. a lot of slow traffic out there. 7:34. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. two important votes on the future of the oakland raiders. >> this is big. the oakland city council and the board of supervisors will debate a new stadium plan from ronnie lott. ktvu's alex savidge is in oakland right now. fans are saying this may be the last hope to keep the raiders in oakland. >> reporter: yeah. they're hoping the last best hope. a major deal we know is in the works to build a brand-new stadium for the raiders right mere in oakland. and supporters are hoping this will stop the team from making a move to vegas. but first city and county leaders need to sign off on
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this plan. and in just a few hours, the county board of supervisors will be meeting here at this administration building in downtown oakland and they will be voting on the $1.3 billion stadium proposal. later tonight, the oakland city council is expected to vote on this same stadium term sheet at its meeting. in both cases, you can expect a lot of raiders fans will be showing up to voice their support. this proposal was put together by the fortress investment group. according to a report, they met with city and county leaders yesterday to hash out the details. the investment group has proposed paying all of the construction cost for a stadium that would be at the current coliseum site. the city would invest about $200 million in infrastructure bonds. the head of one of the oakland raiders fan clubs says he is optimistic about this particular deal. >> there is not a lot of risk.
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we know that there are things that have happened in the past that has made everyone hesitant. this term sheet and this plan is very, very healthy for this community. it is very healthy for the taxpayers and healthy for the politicians and healthy for the nfl. >> reporter: now, raiders owner mark davis has been eyeing a move to las vegas. that's where a $1.9 billion stadium project has already been approved by the state of nevada. keep in mind that any such move would need league approval. nfl owners are expected to vote on a possible relocation bid by the raiders sometime early next year. but in the meantime, a deal is being worked out right here in the bay area between ronnie lott's investment group, the city and the county. again, the first step in this process to try to pave the way for a new raiders stadium in oakland is get approval from both city and the county. the board of supervisors will
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meet at 11:00. they will vote on the plan and then the city council meeting later tonight. you can expect that a lot of the fans of the silver and black will be showing up and voicing their support. >> just to reiterate and clarify. i know we have been reporting if there is a viable stadium deal in the city deal, the nfl owners cannot vote to move the team. is that right? >> yeah. in essence, that's what the nfl bylaws suggest. if the team's home market puts forth a viable stadium plan, then the league owners are not supposed to approve any sort of relocation bid. so that -- a lot of people, you know, associated with this deal think that's really what we have here. so the first step in that process, kind of pave the way, is to get sity and county approval for. this then you will look to the nfl owners to take closer look at the deal and see if it meets their needs. >> okay. a big day. thank you, alex, for the
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update. the other part of that, what does it mean for las vegas? they are trying to get the team, efforts to get the raiders to move to that city. >> pam, joining us on the phone right now is rick. he is the tourism reporter for the las vegas tourism journal. are through. >> i'm here. >> what is the reaction in vegas, all of the things happening in the bay area. >> i don't think people in las vegas are wringing their hands over there. they have gone everything they can do. they have gone to the legislature to get public funding. addthere has been a stadium board meeting to get negotiations started with the team. everything that can be done in las vegas has been done. if something happens in oakland that changes the outlook, then we deal with that as it goes forward to the nfl owners. >> we are looking at the shots
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of the proposed stadium. just gorgeous there in las vegas. if they don't get the raiders, would they go after another team. >> it is possible. the legislation is written in such a way that the stadium authority board is in place for at least a year and a half. so if the oakland proposal does not go through, it is possible that they might look to lure another team here. of course san diego chargers are possibly in play. there is been reports about problems in jacksonville. it is hard to speculate. all of the focus is on this raider deal. >> any chance of starting up a new franchise there? >> that would be a difficult thing. the nfl would have to do that. they have talked about expansion into international markets. if that option came up, that would be in play for las vegas to consider. at this point in time they're looking to mark davis to
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fulfill the promise that he made that he wants to move to las vegas. and of course if something changes that, then we deal with that when it happens. >> all right. tourism reporter for the las vegas review journal. rick, thank you for making time to with us on mornings on 2. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >> the city of oakland is committing energy and money to keeping the raiders in the city of course. the silver and black are not the only team on the verge of moving out. of course the warriors heading back to san francisco. the a's have been trying to move for years as well. so that's our question of the day. >> yeah. that is our question. what team do you want to see the city of oakland fight for? the raiders? warriors? the a's? if you do, why? let us know what you think. post a comment on our ktvu facebook page. by the way, you can also tweet us with a hashtag #ktvu. well, in a news conference later this morning,
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investigators are expected to announce that the oakland warehouse fire may have been caused by an overloaded electrical system. >> first responders held a vigil last night in front of the building to mourn those killed in the fire. the vigil included a procession led by the american red cross and alameda county sheriff's office and involved members of the oakland fire and police departments. they made the short but solemn walk from fire house 13 to the ghost ship warehouse. >> we need to heal and come together and figure out how to best to move on as a community. >> they found another body. and they found another victim. and that to me was the part that just -- that shocked me. >> a fire bell rang 36 times for the 36 lives lost in the fire. the vigil also gave first responders time to reflect on the tragedy. well, the u.s. senate passed a resolution to honor the victims of the oakland
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warehouse fire. yesterday diane fine steed said the american people stand with oakland as the city mourns the victims of this horrific warehouse fire. the resolution honors their memory and recognizes the heroic efforts of our first responders to save lives and heal the community. on our website, ktvu.com, you can find more about the deadly warehouse fire. including the very latest on the investigation, plus tributes to all of the victims. you can find it near the top of our home page. the time is 7:42. we're still following breaking news out of castro valley this morning. a deadly overnight fire at a home. at 8:00, what we're learning about the investigation. n. also a teenager accused of a vicious beating in lodi. up next, how a new state law passed in november could help her face a reduced punishment. and we do have a lot of slow traffic around the bay area. highway 101 is improving a little bit. we will tell you what happened
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to make the traffic better. but we still have slowing on northbound 101. we will tell you about that coming up. clouds continue to roll in. it will lead to some rain later on, especially to the north bay. it will be another gray, cloudy day. we will have an update on that and the system due on thursday.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:45. san jose police are asking for the public's help in their search for a man caught on camera attacking and robbing a disabled man. detectives want everyone to take a close look at this surveillance video. you can see the suspect. he knocks down that person with his bike. then he speeds off. then moments later he comes back. it looks like he will help him up, maybe concerned. then he steals the man's cell
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phone, knocked him back to the ground. the victim has a serious speech disability. >> this guy takes it to another level by preying on someone who is disabled. if escapable of doing this to someone with a disability, what is he capable of doing to someone else? >> the attack took place near the coyote creek trail in early september. police have released a sketch of the suspect. he is described as an african- american man between 16 to 25 years. take a look at the sketch there on your screen. he was riding a red mountain bike at the time. a teenager girl accused of beating a 22-year-old woman with a baseball bat is challenging it because of a new state law. they say she beat the woman with a baseball bat at a dog park earlier this year. the two women did not know each other. she was critically hurt and
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needed brain surgery. rios as charged as an adult before prop 57 was passed last month. it is meant to help rehabilitate new offenders. they say she should be recharged as a juvenile. the victim mother and district attorney say that is not right. >> we are concerned that she could be released very early. and we have someone who stated they wanted to kill someone. they wanted to know what it felt like to kill someone. >> the problem is, ms. rios was already charged. so we have her in adult charge. the public defender is saying because of the law, we have to start over again. >> now, some legal experts say the new law is flawed because it doesn't say whether or not it can be applied retroactively. the san francisco symphony is making a political statement by canceling two concerts scheduled next april. the symphony will not perform in north carolina as part of
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the east coast tour next year. that's a response to north carolina eliminating protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. it is similar to the stand taken by the city of san francisco as well as several businesses and cultural organizations. by canceling the north carolina performances, the symphony has cut its east coast tour in half t will still perform two concerts at carnegie hall in new york as scheduled. right now it is 7:48. want to check back in with sal. >> yes. >> on some hopefully not too big traffic problems. but there are rough spots i know. >> yeah. san francisco had several accidents both northbound and southbound 101. southbound 101 appears to be cleared out a little bit from what we saw. it was pretty bad there for a while. things are still slow on southbound 101. there was an accident, a serious one southbound 101 near 280. a couple other hazards. northbound 101 there was an earlier crash near silver
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avenue. that combination has made 101 driving today not good at all. it started affecting the traffic coming in off of the bay bridge. that's not as bad as it was. the bay bridge is looking normal. 25 to 30-minute delay. let's talk about 580 through livermore. it looks okay. 680 is slow out of pleasanton down to the grade. look at the south bay. we had an earlier crash on northbound 101 near 13th. that's long gone. but the damage is done here. it has been slow ever since. 85 and 280 are completely slow up to the valley. all of the commutes up to the west valley are slow. nothing sticks out as being exceptionally slow. but a lot of slow traffic there. 7:49. let's bring steve in. >> clouds increasing and fog. the low and high level clouds are thickening up as the system inches closer. the rain will develop for some to the north. then eventually by tonight, some of that will make it -- just wanted to talk about the
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thursday system though. it looks impressive so far. an inch and a half to four inches of rain north bay. i would think some of the coastal hills and also santa cruz mountains. speaking of, i think that's where the strongest dusts will -- gusts will be. the winter storm watch will be rocking and rolling up in the mountains. the winter storm watch is posted along with the high wind watch. that's for thursday. we're two days away and not messing around there. national weather service, sacramento and reno. snow level will start off at 5,000 feet and 7,000 and then drop to 3,000 to maybe even 2500 feet by friday. be advised the best day to go is today or tomorrow. otherwise the snow could make for tough driving conditions. ukiah north, you have cold air funneling in. warm air meeting it. when the two air masses collide, you get a lot of rain. that's what will happen there.
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our system for today will give some rain to the north. we will have to wait longer. the temperatures haven't changed all morning long. low 40s glenn helen. mill valley stuck at 45 all morning long. 49monter a. 30s up in the mountains. the cloud cover will give us a cloudy gray day. this coming up from the south/southwest. that's the system developing for thursday. it looks impressive. i have to be honest with you. i usually don't say that. some of it making it south tonight. the main system is on thursday. wednesday is the transition day. the breeze will start to pick up as the system lifts northward. north of ukiah, that is through wednesday. by thursday, here it comes. as it starts to move in. this there be a classic cold front. not the pattern from the last couple. which means it could take a while but san francisco down to
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san jose, monterey, eventually by thursday night, that starts to move n this will be a better rain producer for the south bay than the last couple systems by far. the sierra, cold air moving in. that will plunge the snow level by friday. 50s and 60s on the temperatures. areas of fog. cloudy, mostly cloudy, cool this morning. mild this afternoon. but some light rain. that will give way tomorrow as the system lifts northward. then it swings in thursday and friday. friday night into saturday, things calm down rain-wise. but the cold air and the wind picks up. >> yeah. it will. it will be brisk around here this weekend. >> thank you. when you look at babies these days, you may see less baby fat. in 20 minutes, the reason we're apparently seeing fewer chubby babies. plus, striking out. one form of rookie hazing up next. the long-time practice now banned by major league baseball.
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the strong in me, i still smile. >> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 7:55. a big repair job is underway in the man patio county coastline. we told you about the big sink hole that opened up in pacifica. swallowed up the path and stairway that leads to the beach. two apartment buildings were declared unsafe and torn down last spring. the third building at
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301esplanade was condemned because it was so close to the cliff. the path to the beach is on private property so the landowner is responsible. now, he says he already is taking steps to shore it up and that the work could be finished earlier next week, maybe even sooner, depending on the weather. weather. >> we're going to plug that area, fill it up with concrete pumping and then just do whatever needs to be done after that. >> the city also says it is getting reports of new bluff erosion at 301 and they have contacted an expert to take a look at it and make recommendations. many neighbors expect that means the condemned apartment building will probably be torn down soon. fewer american teenagers are taking up the bad habits of other generations. a new survey shows 2% of teenagers say they smoke at least a half pack a cigarettes a day. 25 years ago, that number was 11%.
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alcohol use dropped to its lowest level ever. a little more than a third of high school seniors say they have been drunk at least once. back in 2001, the number was more than half of seniors. experts believe one reason the numbers have gone down is kids spend more time on social media so there's less direct peer pressure to drink or smoke. major league baseball is banning one form of rookie hazing. under a new deal between the players union and owners, teams can no longer force rookies to dress up as women as you see here or wear costumes that some people may find objectionable. in the past, the young ball players have been forced to go out in public dressed like this, characters like wonder woman, hooters waitresses and dallas cowboy cheerleaders. major league baseball worries about a backlash from fan who's may consider this ritual offensive and inappropriate. time to check in with mike.
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>> thank you, dave. we continue to follow the breaking news out of castro valley. a deadly fire at a home overnight. what we're learning about the victim and where the fire started. also two new picks for president-elect donald trump. what we're learning about his cabinet as it continues to take shape.
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>> investigators remain at the scene of a house fire in castro valley that claimed the life of the woman who lived here. what we know about the investigation and where the fire may have started coming up. emotional tributes continue for the victims of the deadly warehouse fire in oakland. new information about the cause that we expect to get later this morning.
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mornings on 2 continues now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. it is tuesday, december 13th. i'm mike mibach. >> good morning. i'm pam cook, in for gasia this morning. want to start with weather and traffic. we have rain, wind on the way. >> rain coming in later today. >> cold weather. >> wind is on thursday. but they're all in the mix here. they're all on the way, guys. today already fog has formed, clouding increasing. it will be a gray, cloudy day. mainly north though. i believe this is lafayette. right? no. east bay? highway 4. highway 4. out by bay point. thank you. you will just have to believe us. came in pretty quick too. some of that cloud cover will continue to roll in and thicken up. high wind watch has been posted for the sierra for thursday. two days in advance. not messing around. some of this is going to be -- the east yeah towards humboldt county. but we will get some of this
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late afternoon and tonight. south bay temps, mid-40. 44 in walnut creek. you combine that with the fog, a cold morning for some. the cloud cover is starting to show itself. even more so from the south/southwest. that is the thursday system. it is looking good at this point. cloudy and mild and cold this morning. 50 with light rain developing later on. sal, 8:02. did you see that fog? >> i saw it. yeah. and right now we don't see it affecting drivers that much, steve. but we're also checking in with the airports. whenever fog is around, it may affect airplanes in and out of the bay area. let's start with the east shore freeway. interstate 880 westbound is taking an hour for sure from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, you will see that traffic is slow for another 20 minutes. we had earlier crashes in san
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francisco. those are clear. but 280 and 101 getting in and out of san francisco are still pretty slow because of the earlier problems. over to the east bay, 680 is slow. concord do walnut creek, we have quite a delay still from about 242. and it stays that way into the alamo, danville area. it is 8:03. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. a woman died in a house foothill ares -- irin castro valley this morning. right now alameda county fire investigators are going through the home and looking for answers as to why this started. allie rasmus is joining us live from castro valley this morning with the story. allie. >> reporter: good morning, mike. this home is on grove way. grove way still shut down to traffic. although they are letting a few of the neighbors up as they get up and get ready to leave this morning. you can see the home where this happened. the burnt out frame of the garage there behind us, behind some of the caution tape. we're told that the alameda county sheriffs investigators are here and going through the
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home with alameda county fire investigators. they say that is customary any time there is a fatal fire, which is what happened here overnight. the sheriff's office is investigating along with the fire investigators as well. the victim of the deadly fire was found in the garage of her home. she is a 59-year-old woman. she lived alone at this residence. they don't know why she was found in the garage, whether she was trying to escape the fire or some other reason. it was around 25:45 this morning that fire got the call and responded to the scene. >> it was a nearby neighbor, a next-door neighbor who reported the fire. when she -- she could smell smoke and walked outside and saw flames shooting out of the garage. >> reporter: now, back here at the scene, you can see some of the fire investigators have been talking to some of the neighbors this morning. possibly the next-door neighbor who made the call and report this had fire. they believe the fire started in the atick. although what sparked it is
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still unknown. we also doent know if the home had working smoke alarms. the family of the victim has been notified. they were out here at the scene earlier. the coroner's office has come and brought the body, taken the body away. and of course what they will try to find out over the next couple of hours here at the scene is figure out the cause of this fire. that work still lies ahead. in the meantime grove way is shut down to traffic in castro valley. back to you, mike and pam. >> thank you, allie. developing news out of the south bay. a five-hour police standoff is over. the suspect surrendered about an hour ago. an armed man was inside the house on arthur avenue. there was a 6-year-old girl with him. police say she was not being held as a hostage. no shots were fired. and the man is in police custody, also following a developing story out of nashville, tennessee. a police officer was shot at a motel while looking for a person wanted on an outstanding warrant. the nashville police chief announced a short time ago that
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the officer was shot in the solder and suffered a serious wound but expected to make a full recovery. the suspect was holed up in the hotel for hours. but when s.w.a.t. officers moved in, they discovered he had shot and killed himself. we may learn the cause of the deadly oakland warehouse fire. the atf will hold a news briefing with local occasions at 11:00 this morning. and we will be there. investigators are focusing on overloaded electrical lines in the back of the building as the cause of the fire. 36 people attending a dance party and concert were killed in the fire. police officers and firefighters held a vigil last night in front of the warehouse to mourn those killed and help responders cope with what they had to do with in this traumatic incident. the vigil featured a procession led by the american red cross and alameda county sheriff's office. it involved members of both the
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oakland fire department and police department. they made the short but solemn walk from fire house 13 to the burned out warehouse. >> it is hard work and it is mentally and physically -- very mentally and physically draining work of the four days of recovery that we did. >> that was a particularly difficult day. >> a fire bell rang 36 times for the 36 lives lost in the fire. the vigil also gave first responders time to reflect on the tragedy. on our website, ktvu.com, you will find more on the deadly warehouse fire. it includes the latest on the investigation, plus tributes to all of the victims. you can find it on the top of our home page. new this morning, reports that president-elect donald trump will nominate former texas governor rick perry as energy secretary. perry met yesterday with trump at trump tower. perry's white house run in 2012 remembered by some when he
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could not remember in a debate the third of three federal agencies that he want today eliminate. the one he forgot was the energy department. early this morning, president- elect trump announced he has chosen exxonmobil ceo rex tillerson as his secretary of state. trump tweeted i have chosen one of the great business leaders of the world to be secretary of state. tillerson's close ties are russia have raised concerns with republican and democratic lawmakers. but mike pence says rex tillerson is a great choice for secretary of state. this is video of pence arriving at trump tower in manhattan this morning. >> we just couldn't be more grateful that someone of rex tillerson's proven leadership and accomplishment has stepped forward and willing to serve our nation as the next secretary of state. he along with general john kelly at the department of homeland security represent the caliber of experience the american people are coming to
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expect from the cabinet coming together around our president- elect. >> tillerson does not have any experience in government, but in a statement released this morning the president-elect praises him as among the most accomplished business leaders and international deal makers in the world. russian president putin says he is prepared to meet president-elect trump at any time. according to an interview transcript released by the kremline he said it is widely known that the elected president of the united states has called for the normalization of the russian- american relationship. we cannot but support this. we have just heard from president-elect donald trump and rapper kanye west as they held a meeting a short time ago at trump tower in manhattan. kanye west who just died his hair blond you can see there in case you didn't recognize him entered the building two hours ago with a large entourage. but his wife kim kardashian west was not with him. he and president-elect trump
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would not discuss the reason for their meeting. >> just friends. just friends. he is a good man. i have known him a long time. >> no comment about your meeting with the president- elect. the president-elect of the united states. anything you want to say. >> i just want to take a picture right now. >> it's unclear whether the two men talked about a possible role for kanye west in a trump administration. an issue that the rapper cares about or whether he would perform at the inauguration next month. you will recall that he made headlines last month at a concert in san jose when he stopped his performance several times to talk about that if he had voted in the election, he would have voted for trump. all right. here we are mid-december and the clock is ticking to get the packages shipped in time for christmas. the important deadlines that you need to know. a problem for a flight bound for sfo. the reason that it had to make an unscheduled landing in arizona. still plenty of slow traffic out there. we will run down the trouble
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spots and tell you area that's are improving. fog has come rolling in along with the cloud cover. temperatures, 40s and 50s. rain on the way for some later today. mainly north. there is another system on tap for thursday. (my hero zero by lemonheads)
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decades. a very big cold snap expected later this week. millions of people from the midwest and new england are expected to be dealing with cold temperatures. snow has been falling across a wide region of the country for several days. >> slow down. the roads are slick. if you feel like you have traction until you don't. and then by the time you lose it, it's too late. >> windchills from this arctic blast could dip temperatures down to 30 to 40 degrees below zero in some spots. two people were killed at two ski resorts over the weekend. dennis baltimore a north starsky instructor was killed on a beginner run after he lost control on ice and ran into a tree. a gofundme page has been set up in his honor. family and friends say baltimore was a loving father who died doing who he loved.
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today the county medical examine enter is expected to release the other man's identity. he was buried in up to ten feet of snow after being swept away in an avalanche. he was skiing in a closed area. the two deaths come as the sierra received several feet of snow from a winter storm. also new this morning, a much longer trip than planned for passengers on board a plane from charlotte, south carolina to sfo. the flight was diverted to phoenix because of a problem with the fluid pressure. passengers were taken off of the plane that were examine. they had to board another flight that safely landed at sfo aat about 2:30 this morning. a bomb threat forced a flight from houston texas to frankfurt germany to land at jfk airport in new york last night. it was searched but investigators say they did not find anything suspicious. all 530 passengers and the crew
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had to be rescreened. authorities say someone phoned in a credible threat to the corporate office in germany. the airline tweeted that the flight was diverted as a matter of precaution. back here in the bay area, off to sal we go with a check of the tuesday morning commute. good morning to you, sal. >> good morning, mike. pam, things are improving a little bit on highway 24. want to check that out for you and start there in contra costa county. 24 westbound is fogged in. in fact, it just became fogged n i just saw it a moment ago. i can do this. i can go back to the maps and show you that area on a map if we can improvise that. 24 doesn't look too bad. it is improving allele bit. as you drive over to erin da. that fog that steve mentioned is moving around. it may be foggy at one point and it may not be foggy in a few minutes. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza ask talk about that. traffic will be busy as you drive through. no major problems. although this is about a 25 to 30-minute delay as you drive
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through the area. westbound 580 we go back to maps. westbound 580 at airway boulevard. there is a crash that just occurred here. the traffic had been okay on 580. now we have backup here as you can see. that is going to be slow. and points north.
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santa cruz mountains gusts 35 to 40. hills could get 55 to stronger. it depends where the surface low sets up. we will see if that changes. already high wind watches out for the sierra. a winter storm watch is out for them as well. two days in advance. sacramento has a high wind watch. it will fill in as well for the sierra nevada. so plenty already going on. 48 hours before the event arrives. the cloud cover has already arrived. it will pick up in intensity off of the mendocino coast and the sonoma coast. that will lead to rain for them. a lot of cloud cover and the main system is down here. it is starting to wrap itself up. there is cold air interaction to the north. that's where the heaviest rain will be. 40s on the temperatures to 52 is the fo and half moon bay. san jose at 53.
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44 in santa rose. also belmont, 47. menlo park, stanford and los altos hills at 45. it will be more of a wind event as we head into wednesday and thursday. and then a snow event thursday and friday. it will be howling over the passes. also the snow level will go from 5,000 to 7,000 down to 2,000 or so. it has a lot to work with. we will see a good system on the way. today it is more of a general rain for the north. the wind and rain for thursday. tomorrow will be the transition day. we will get breezy and warm until the next system arrives. not much rain here. a lot of rain wednesday night and thursday. especially ukiah north. in thursday t will be in santa rose. it will take a while to get to san jose. maybe not until thursday night. but boy will it ever. it could be heavy rainfall rates. up in the sere a brief heavy snow until that system moves out which would be friday
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night. then the cold air arrives. if you are heading up to the mountains, be advised today or tomorrow is your best bet. 50s on the temperatures. and maybe a few 60s here if you can get a couple little sun breaks. today light rain. tomorrow, the system starts to move north. but we get the clouds and breeze. then wind and rain thursday and friday. and then very cold on the weekend. >> all right. thank you, steve. >> you're welcome. >> for that. we're going to get snow it sounds like in at that low as well. that is good. 8:20 is the time right now. this is a story that a lot of people are talking about. it is a tough one. santa was called to visit a little boy in the hospital who was dying. up next, what santa told him to say once he got to heaven.
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>> welcome back to mornings on 2. it is 8:23. new this morning, there appears to be fewer chubby babies. that's a hopeful sign against childhood obesity. researchers released a report today after studying american children two years and younger. the rate of kids at risk for obesity has dropped in the past few years. they believe it is because of better baby nutrition and an increasing number of moms breast feeding. we may see more diaper changing tables in san francisco. city supervisors will consider a measure to dramatically increase the number of
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bathrooms that have tables where parents can change diapers. a proposal would move enforcement of the requirement from the planning department to the department of building inspection to ensure compliance. this proposal may surprise some people. san francisco has the smallest percentage of children than any big city in america. a santa almost retired after an emotional visit. eric schmidt-matzen usually walks away from his holiday job with a big smile. the 61-year-old man loves children and the holiday season. but things changed when he was called to the bed side of a terminally ill 5-year-old boy. at first had no idea what to do. he somehow gained his composure and gave the child a toy and these inspiring words. >> when you get up to those pearly gates, you tell them that you're santa's number one
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elf. he was like, i am? you sure are. i'm sure they will let you right in. he said, they will? and i said i know it. and he gave me a big hug. i held him and he looked up at me and he said santa, can you help me? and that's when he passed. at's when he passed. >> the little boy's death left the santa questioning whether he could continue to do his job. but now schmidt-matzen says he plans to spend every holiday season visiting sick children. well, christmas gifts arrived at the international space station today thanks to japan. a japanese cargo ship pulled up at the orbiting lab. the capsule contained food, water, batteries and other supplies. nasa said there were also
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christmas presents for those on board. the crew was very excited to accept the delivery and radioed thanks to all. most of you may have seen at least one performance of the nutcracker ballet. ♪[music] >> in knoxville, tennessee they have what they call the mutcracker. the same ballet but it includes dogs. they earn their parts by going through rehearsals. it's amazing to watch how the dogs have developed since only a few were trained performers. the canine dancers help children perform at their peak. >> dancing with a dog is really fun because you get to -- you're doing your part and you're being a character but you also get to experience this little animal on the stage. it is a stress reliever in a way. >> this year's stand-out is a dog named pig.
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she performed. she looks different from other dogs when she walks but she has received a huge following as a dancer. she already has 100,000 followers on her facebook page. different tone this holiday season. >> the sugar plum furry, i guess. >> yes. >> it is 8:27. it is a busy time of year for shipping companies. up next, we will take you inside fedex to show what you it takes to get all of the packages shipped in time for the holidays. plus, we are following a developing story in downtown oakland. this morning, police have surrounded this vacant office building. they are searching for at least one burglar who may be hiding out inside this building. we will have the latest on this search coming up.
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>> good morning. if you're just joining us, welcome back. 8:30 is the time. tuesday, december 13th. i'm pam cook in for gasia this morning. >> i'm mike mibach. let's say hello to steve paulson. happy tuesday. >> you too. pam, i said hi to you early this morning. >> you can say hi again. >> hello, pam. >> hi, steve. >> we have cloud cover moving in. areas of fog. sal may touch on that for points in the east bay. wind advisories already out for the valley. some don't kick until thursday. high wind watch for the sierra. winter storm watch. all sorts of watches. no warnings yet. but i'm sure there will be as we get closer to it. a lot of cloud cover and some rain will move in. except up north. then it will start earlier. late morning to early afternoon. most of the rain north of the
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golden gate. first system transition day. then thursday is the system. 40s on the temperatures. some iras are stuck because of the cloud cover. i doubt they changed too much on the peninsulas. 40s and 50s. san mateo, 51. 36 reignyand also up into truckee. and temperatures there won't change too much until tomorrow. then they go way up with a strong south wind. this is the system we're dealing with for thursday. today it's all about this system giving us a lot of cloud cover. and some light rain. 50s on the temperatures. speaking of fog, do you still see some, sal? >> some in the east bay. we can say hi to each other as many times as you want. it doesn't get awkward at all. let's look what we have on northbound 280 getting up to highway 17. the traffic is improving on 280 northbound which is on the right. it is getting a little more crowded on the left here on 280 northbound. there has been a little bit of slow traffic obviously in the south bay. as a matter of fact, we can
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look at the south bay commute here. i'm having a little trouble with the maps. so let's -- hold on a second. don't go to the maps yet. there we go. i want to look at this commute here on 580 and 880 getting to the maps. sometimes they freeze up on me. that happens. southbound 880 is slow in fremont. we had a couple of earlier accidents in the south bay. and northbound 101 is still very heavy getting into mountain view. so it is kind of a normal commute. san mateo and dumbarton bridge are heavy. at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is backed up for 15 to 20 minutes. it is obvious we're not seeing the christmas vacation stuff happening yet. give it a week. we will start seeing that soon. 8:32. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. we're following the developing store knee downtown oakland where police are looking for a group of suspected burglars. streets are blocked off between webster and 22nd streets. you can see the map right
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there. it's not far from the pandora offices. dozens of police officers have surrounded a building where the suspects may be hiding. we want to check in with alex savidge who is on the scene with what you can tell us, alex. >> reporter: yeah, pam. still a very active search happening here in downtown oakland. this morning, police are searching this vacant office building behind us trying to find at least one burglar believed to still be hiding out inside of this building. it is possible there is a second person. in the meantime, you can see streets are blocked off in this area. the building in question is a ten-story office building that, again, is empty. it is at 2150 webster street. right between 21st and 22nd streets. you can see what you're looking at here is 22nd street blocked off. traffic still moving freely along webster street as the search plays out. this began before 7:00 this morning when the work crew that is doing some demolition and remodeling work inside of this vacant building, they showed up
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and they quickly realized that there was someone inside the building who was not supposed to be there. listen to the head of that construction crew. >> we went to unlock the door but we couldn't get in because someone had broken in. i really don't know. >> why would someone break in here? >> i don't know. >> it is vacant. >> it is. i don't know. i really don't know. >> more excitement than you were expecting this morning. >> it is nice to go and do your job. >> reporter: and according to some of the worker who's have been here watching this ongoing search. they say at one point, one of the burglars who apparently is hiding inside of the building tried to break free or escape from the building. knowing potentially knowing that the cops are outside and broke the window that you're looking at right there. but the person inside never did jump from that particular window. but police do believe at least one burglar still is inside this building. as far as why they might break
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inside, the construction crew says they might have been coming to steal the tools inside of the building. other than that, it is an empty building. they are doing remodel and it will reopen as office space. there is an ongoing search here at webster street. they're looking for at least one burglar who may be inside. >> gosh. streets are blocked off as well. people need to be aware of that. >> reporter: yeah. just to be clear here, we're standing on 22nd street. so 22nd street is closed off. that is sort of a side street here. cut-through. but you can see right there the traffic moving right to left on your screen over there, that is traffic flowing along webster street. >> okay. >> it may be moving a bit slow because you have police activity right there in front of this building on webster, which faces webster. other than that, the only street that is shut down is 22nd street. >> okay. that's great. thank you, alex. here are some of the other
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top stories. investigators in alameda county are looking for the cause of a deadly house fire in castro valley. it was reported shortly before 3:00 on a home on grove way. one woman who lived in the home alone died. investigators say the fire started in the atick. but they still don't know the exact cause. grove way is expected to be shut down for the next few hours because of this investigation. authorities investigating the oakland warehouse fire. they will hold a news conference at 11:00 this morning. they will reveal a possible cause to the fire. investigators are said to be focusing on an overloaded electrical system in the back of that building. 36 people attending an electric dance party there were killed in the fire. a police officer was shot at a motel in nashville, tennessee while looking for a man wanted on an outstanding warrant. the officer was shot in the shoulder and suffered a serious wound but is expected to be okay. the suspect barricaded himself. overnight, officers moved in and found that he had shot and
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killed himself. well, today is a critical day in deciding the future home of the oakland raiders. the al media county board of supervisors will meet to consider a proposal by an investment group with ronnie lot leading the way. in the meantime, the oakland city council is expected to vote in the plan in a separate meeting tonight. >> a little bit for the raiders. a little bit from public funding in terms of infrom structure. and primarily ronnie lot's group is putting up the majority of the money to build a new stadium in oakland and open. ly we will keep the raider hoosier. >> the raiders owner is committed to the plan to build a stadium for the raiders in vegas. nfl owners will meet tomorrow in dallas and will consider the issue. but they are not expected to vote until next month. that brings us to our question of the day. what team do you want to see the city of oakland fight for the most?
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the raiders, a's or warriors. david says the oakland raiders. move the a's to clovis for all i care. let us know what you think by posting a comment on our facebook page or tweet us. hopefully we will hear from the a's fans. san francisco supervisors set to vote on a plan to eliminate tuition for students at the city college of san francisco. it would make tuition free beginning next fall. a rally in support of the proposal is planned before the board vote. however the examiner reports that san francisco mayor ed lee is not ready to fully fund this proposal. many people relief today hear that they have their holiday shopping down. now there is the holiday shipping. this is crunch time for the postal service, fedex and ups.
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janine de la vega is now in san jose. and there is still time for us to get our gifts off. right, janine. >> reporter: yes. there is definitely still time. we're at the main fedex facility in san jose. they just finished sorting. now all of the fedex trucks are leaving. there are dozen of them leaving to go out and deliver packages. it is a very busy time for them. this facility does about 90% of the mail here in san jose as far as parcels go. to get more information on what it's like, some tips for people, we go to mark morris with fedex. tell us a little bit about what should people know? >> well, it is our busiest time of the year. we're excited about that. we prepare for it all year. some of the things that come up, is how to keep packages safe. we offer a lot of options. a lot of customers take shipments to their workplace or
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neighbors. we have fedex office locations where you can have your packages held for pickup. very convenient. we have signature offices too which is very helpful, if you need a signature upon delivery. a couple options to keep your package safe. our team here is doing a great job. >> you noticed this year people are being more proactive and not procrastinating. is that right. >> we have seen that. we encourage people to ship early. if you look at the last dates to ship with fedex ground, the 16th of the month. the last day for express is the 23rd. but we encourage all of our customers to proactive and ship now. >> thank you so much. i want to let you know about important dates for more affordable options to get your package to its destination in time for christmas. for the u.s. postal office you need to send it by friday,
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december 15th. fedex, the cutoff is the 16th. for amazon and ups, it needs to be sent by december 19th. now, if you want to pay more, you can go past the date. really december 23rd is the cutoff time in order for your package to get there by christmas. amazon, they will actually do it december 24th. they will actually accept it in some major cities if you end up deciding to ship on christmas eve. they will actually do it. a lot of options. but it is best not to procrastinate. back to you. >> that's a little stressful to wait until christmas eve for everybody involved. >> yes. >> thank you, janine. >> a violent attack on a disabled man. a video and sketch that police are hoping will help lead them to the suspect. good morning. we still have a lot of slow traffic out there. traffic will be busy if you are driving on westbound richmond san rafael bridge approach.
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they're twice the size of the kisses chocolates you love. say more with kisses deluxe. >> san jose police are asking for the public's help in a
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search for a man caught on camera attacking and robbing a disabled man. detectives want people to take a look at this video. it shows him knocking down the man and then he returns appearing to be concerned. but then he steals the man's cell phone and knocked him back to the ground. the victim has a serious speech disability. >> this guy take it's to another level by preying on someone that is disabled. if escapable of doing this to someone with a disability, what is he capable of doing to someone else? >> the attack took place near san jose's coyote creek trail in early september. police have released a sketch of the man. he is described as an african- american man, 18 to 25 years old. shots were fired at one of its busiest fire stations. a bullet went right through a
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window at station 24 in the springs it is down neighborhood. no one was hurt and firefighters say it was probably a random shot. it got caught in a box of medical gloves in the storage area. crew members say this is not the first time that they have worried about the neighborhood where they live and work. >> 2:00, 3:00 in the morning, you hear random shootings. the bullets are going to go somewhere. >> firefighters say their station and others have been broken into while they have been out on calls. the library next door does have a security camera. now investigators plan to see if that camera shows anything that could help them find out who fired the shot that hit the station. there is a big repair job underway on the coastline. yesterday we told but that giant sink hole that opened up in pacifica. it swallowed part of the path that leads to the beachly low. two apartment buildings were declared unsafe and demolished
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last spring. the third building at 310 was declared unlivable and condemned because it is so close to the crumbling cliff. the city says the path to the beach is on private property so the landowner has to take responsibility. the landowner says he has already taken steps to shore it up. the work could be finished next week or possibly sooner depending on the weather. of course weather continues to be the ongoing threat there in pacifica. >> it will be a rough rest of the week as steve has been reporting, especially thursday. >> definitely. >> let's check in on your tuesday morning commute. sal, where are you taking us. >> to the east shore freeway there. the eastbound 80 and westbound 880 commute here. it is getting better. it will be improved between the carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze. when you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, you will see slow of training as well. that hasn't improved much getting into san francisco. speaking of san francisco,
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because of earlier issues, i have to tell you, northbound 101 is backed up -- in fact it is backed up out of san bruno all the way into san francisco. and 280 is still solid from daly city down to the maze. extra time needed on the commute. 8:48. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sal. good morning. cloudy to mostly cloudy skies. areas of fog popped up in the east bay. a lot of cloud cover on the way. it will be a gray day with light rain developing later on, mainly to the north. light snow in the sierra a sign of things to come in the next two to three days. just checked my camera, and truckee, light snow is falling. there is a winter weather advisory out there today. it goes through wednesday morning. and then the winter storm watch kicks in on thursday. that's the greater of the advisories. today will be just be light snow. you see some of that approaching truckee, tahoe city, heading up on 50 and 80, some of that beginning to turn to snow. there are wind advisories out for as we go forward as well.
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that is the weather advisory, winter weather advisory. also for winter storm watch. our high wind watches are out for the sierra as we head towards thursday. plenty going on. very active. today is the day that you get a lot of cloud cover and a little bit of rain. it is beginning to show itself off of the mendocino coast and sonoma coast. the farther north, the better opportunity for measurable rain. the system for thursday is coming up from the west/southwest. it will arrive late thursday and into friday. 30s and 40s on the temperatures. farther south, more cloud than any rain. farther north, more rain. the next couple of days into friday will be interesting. one extreme to another. that will be cloudy to a windy and cold one by the weekend. in between that, it sure looks like thursday, wind and rain. we will have more on that coming up on the 9. then i draw your attention to some of the lows on the weekend.
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>> 20s. >> yes. >> my goodness. >> yes. >> and for people who want to drive on friday to tahoe. >> good luck. >> good luck. >> go now. >> there could be 75 miles per hour to 100 miles per hour gusts in the passes. >> yikes. i think it is a popular thing to do right about now. thanks for the warning. you're excited for friday. >> yes. >> i'm excited for friday. >> what happens on friday? star wars fans are looking forward to this. a new test that could mean a new star wars movie every year. e leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me.
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>> there it is. the opening bell. the new york stock exchange. the new york stock exchange ringing the opening bell this morning. and it is approaching 20,000. the dow jones a lot of people talking about hitting that before the end of the year. we want to take you there live. do you jones up almost a half
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of a percent. again today. despite talk of an interest rate hike coming up. 19,885. the nasdaq also up more than 1 full percentage point. 5477. the s&p is up half of a percent this morning. apple's operating system update is now available to the public. ios 10.2 throughs 100 new emojis. they include male and female versions of scientists and a fox and a shark and new food like bacon and avocado. the countdown is on to the release of the latest star wars movie. if he if he. >> we need to find him. >> rogue one, a star wars story, follows her as she and a group of fighters try to steal plans for the empire's death star space station. the move wheeze directed by
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garrett edwards who also worked on godzilla. but lead actress felicity jones would love to see a woman directing a star wars movie in the future. >> what we wanted was balance and equality. and i think it would be fantastic to -- amazing to take on star wars. it would be brill apartment. >> rogue one comes out on  friday. disney expects to release a film every year through 2020. the success of this movie will be a crucial test of how well that strategy will work. hundreds of people waited in line for almost 24 hours to try to buy tickets to hamilton when it begins its run in san francisco next year. tickets went on sale yesterday morning at 10:00 online, over the phone or in person at the box office. the people in the front of the line say they got there at noon on sunday. there were hundreds, thousands
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of people online trying to get through. i had a frustrating experience yesterday because i had to wait through the whole thing and then it was like you missed your 20-minute opportunity. >> have to act quick. yes. what the founder of craigslist is doing to fight the spread of fake news. at t.j.maxx, marshalls and homegoods, we've always believed the holidays should be about joy. where days are filled with magic, not madness. it's why we have amazing prices on thoughtful gifts, everyday.
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>> charges could be filed by the end of the year for incompetent appropriate photos of student that's were distributed among other students. it included a four month investigation after learning that students were sharing photos through a drop box account. they found there were two victims, both minors, and that the photos may have been shared among students at several high schools. >> parents should know and kids should know. they should know what the consequences are to doing that kind of thing. and they need to be reminded that that is not okay to do.
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>> the school district is offering counseling to all of the students involved. but the district is getting criticized for not alerting teachers and parents earlier. officials say they were asked to maintain confidentiality to maintain that no evidence was compromised. the san francisco symphony is canceling two concerts next april. they will not perform in north carolina as part of the east coast tour. the move is in response to north carolina eliminating protections for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people. it is similar to the stand taken by the city of san francisco and businesses and cultural organizations. the symphony will perform at carnegie hall as schedule. the founder of craigslist is helping fight fake news story. that money will be used to
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promote ethics in journalism. the institute will work with facebook and google what he calls trustworthy news. president obama during an appearance on the daily show explained why he ordered a full review into potential hacking aimed at influencing the recent presidential election. >> the reason that i have called for a review is really just to gather all of the threats of the investigations, the intelligence work that has been done over many months. and put it in a single document that can be shared with members of congress, relevant intelligence agencies. it can be shared with the transition team so they understand what exactly happened. happened. >> president-elect donald trump has dismissed claim that's russian hackers were trying to get him elected. a new study says that california is the worst state for drivers.
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the study considered factors including car theft and auto related deaths. california had the nation's highest auto theft rate. by the way, iowa is the best >> the fans are here. we have championships here. we have been to the ground back up here. >> more additions to the trump administration. >> he is a world class player. plus, here is to a bay area teenager for doing what he can for children with cancer. >> i want today step up and do something. i wanted to set an example for other people. ♪[music] well, from the great san francisco bay area, we take you across the globe down under to australia where a guy named greg likes to crank it up when it comes to the christmas as

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