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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, everyone, at 5:30 on the dot. i am katie marzullo. >> i am eric thomas on the friday after thanksgiving. how is the forecast? we will have a beautiful weekend. live doppler 7 hd shows no returns. just a few high scattered clouds. as we look at sfo you can see how clear it is and great flying conditions. we don't have delays anywhere in the united states. it is a "spare the air" alert day so it will be illegal to burn wood. it is dry and perfect for shopping and cooler with a chance for rain. the next three days it will be beautiful. it will be a warmup on sunday
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before the dramatic change monday and tuesday. as you brace to find the next best buy traffic is moving well. mind your speed. nothing but grown on -- green on the map. the drive along 680 away from concord to walnut creek is wide open and walnut creek to the dublin interchange northbound and southbound is not seeing any problems. along highway 24 you are clear. i-80 is a great drive. traffic at 101 southbound from san francisco is ten minutes. 85 to san jose airport along 101 is 11 minutes. very good morning to shoppers. if you are headed out grab a black friday bargain it is your
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day. we have some hotspots. amy hollyfield is at the mall in concord. what is happening? >> the cars are circles because they cannot find a parking place. it is very busy. mall employees are exhausted. shoppers have lots of energy. they keep on coming. if you opened the door on thanksgiving day might and put stuff on sale people will come. they will buy. shop wees are walking out with their hands full of shopping bags. employees are just getting off work and worked all night and are exhausted. they were shocked at the size of the crowds. there were a lot of kids. i wanted to be home in bed and the kids are out..., just exhausting. >> this is one stop only for
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many. many starts last night. a family started at target. then came to the mall. we caught them at 4:30. they were fault headed home but on the way to wal-mart. people have a lot of energy. they shopped all night. it is impressive. >> now the south bay where early bird shoppers look for board buster -- door buster deals. matt? >> a lot of people have been up all night shopping. there are a lot of people with coffee cups. the biggest line is outside purse stores like this coach store. doors opened at 8:00. a security guard talked about
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it. >> it was good. hectic. a lot of people were here but it was smooth. >> people are plight? >> very polite. very polite the. >> this is a shot of the parking lot after 4:00 filled with cars and will stay open until 10:00. many were upset with the retailers opening up on thanksgiving day saying shopping was in the way of the holiday and forcing employees to miss family time but now it is officially black friday we will see if the crowds are smaller. i was told the big sales last until 10:00 tonight here at the mall. >> some retailers decided to start black friday last night as you heard in hopes of attracting true early bird shoppers. macy'sdown -- macy's union square, 300 stormed the doors
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when they flipped the looks. >> i have never then macy's to open at 8:00 on thanksgiving day. >> big line but we got here early and got in. >> the line at the best buy stretched around the building for the 6:00 p.m. south of market. opening on thanksgiving day is a savvy move according to the experts with stores slashing prices. >> labor groups will use this as a platform to rest wages and working condition cans at wal-mart stores. shoppers can expect to see something similar to this picket line in los angeles. there is an organization for 3:00 demonstration part of an effort to organize associates at the biggest retailer. >> an illinois liver -- police officer was branchly hospitalized after being dragged by a car driven by a suspected
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shoplifter. this began with reports of two men stealing clothes from a koll's department store. the suspect was chased where the driver ignored orders to stop. an officer was tangled in the car and was dragged. >> westbound 80 is open after a man was hit and killed this morning when c.h.p. received a report of a disabled vehicle in the fast lane at 12:30. the driver of the car tried to run to the shoulder and hit by one vehicle. the driver dried at seen. westbound lanes were closed for an hour and a half. >> santa rosa police are searching to men responsible for a violent home invasion robbery. self armed men entered the house and held a family including a six-year old boy at gunpoint. a man was severely beaten. this happened tuesday afternoon. it is believed the robbers
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looked for marijuana and cash. the victim went to the hospital and is treated for were joys. >> in san jose detectives are investigating a fail police shooting. the man who was shot was a stabbing suspect who tried to ram an officer with a stolen car. the suspect stabbed several people at a home and carjacked a van. he got on to 680 going the wrong direction and he was chased into a cul-de-sac where he was shot and killed. the stabbing victims will all recover. the? are is on paid leave. that is standard procedure. >> the oakland teen severely burned when his skirt was set on fire is home for the holidays. sasha fleischman was riding an a.c. transit bus when a 16-year-old set his skirt on fire while he was sleeping. he suffered severe burns. the story touched at the love
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people. >> i was in the hospital my parents would visit and bring a stack of cards this high and most of them were from total strangers. >> we are incredibly thankful for this sasha not just home but with us at all. period. >> the boy accuses of setting the fire, richard thomas, is charges as an adult with two felony hate crimes. sasha will continue to wear skirts because he doesn't hike pants. >> now, leyla gulen? >> beautiful day. looking to san francisco, it is clear. a few high clouds over the next several hours into the evening. from mount tamalpais you can see how beautiful it is but chilly to get us going at 40 degrees in santa rosa. napa is in the upper 30's at 37 degrees. fairfield is 40. mid-to-lower 40's if concord and
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los gatos and gilroy and chilly at 38 and cooler before the sun comes up. we will have a great day today. clear and sunshine and warmer with warmer temperatures over the weekend. it is a "spare the air" alert day. no wood burning. that is illegal. walnut creek shows you do mind your wood burning because you will get fined or have to go to school. i have the full seven-day forecast ahead. but, first, we have a san francisco tree lighting at union square tonight at 6:00. cabling cars are affected. we still have holiday schedules and modified weekday schedules. southbound 680, this is blocking possible one or two lanes
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between alamo and danville and northbound side is cleared up to walnut creek so not too bad. ace train, no service. we have modified schedules to mass transit, muni, looking at everything on time and bart adding some trains to accommodate all the black friday travelers. as we look at san mateo away from hayward to foster city you need to make the drive to the peninsula and it will only take 12 minutes. >> an east bay church that urned if down thanksgiving day 10 years ago face as new set back with the rebuild nearly complete. >> spacex aborts two rocket launch attempts seconds before
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persecuted. russia has a number ofant gay policies that have triggered protests around the world. the court ordered the board of immigration appeals to review the case. >> china is sending pore planes interest a disputed area of the east china sea, the latest military move where tensions already high. a spokesman accused both japan and south korea of violating chinese airspace over a small chain of islands that china and japan claim as theirs. china declared an air defense zone over the islands on saturday and the united states responded by sending a pair of b-52 bombers into the region on monday. china says their air force will remain on high alert. >> second stage, abort, abort, abort. abort. abort. aborting. >> spacex tried and tried again but could not blast into orbit yesterday. the first try was scrubbed
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seconds before lift off and engineers were worried about an engine not putting out enough thrust. the company c.e.o. says the next attempt will be in a few days pending the review of rocket engine. >> astronomers believe the comet survived the close encounter with the sun when part of the nuclear center remained intact. it was disappeared from view after sweeping 70,000 miles over the sun's surface. >> a church is celebrating a painful anniversary this morning and a reminder of the long road ahead. the clutch in richmond burned down ten years ago yesterday. the building is still undergoing repairs, a massive project with no funding.
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they worshiping at a sister church but the pastor says it is time to come home. >> our home is in north richmond for david chapel. >> we still have to insulate the ceiling. >> the building also needs nearing and three parking lots do accommodate the space. they would lick to open by the spring so it is stepping up the fundraising efforts with a dinner to help out on december 13th. >> today is the day after thanksgiving day breakfast with yesterday, thousands helping to feed the hungry. the thanksgiving feast was in the tenderloin. glide has heavied this for reports. the pastor greeted folks yesterday and he has been at glide sin the 19 60's.
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the breakfast is at 7:30. in a rare coincidence thanksgiving fell on hanukah for a double celebration if some. this is video of the lighting ondown square. experts say thanksgiving and the first day of hanukah will not fall on the same day again for thousands of years. the third day of hanukah begins at sundown tonight. >> tonight, we olympic gold medalist will be part of the opening ceremony if san jose's downtown ice rink. a crowd gathered last night to skate on one of the outdoor skating venues. this rink is sponsored by hawaiian airlines and the bay area native skater with the ceremony at 5:15 at circle palms plaza. the tree lighting for christmas in the park is at five o'clock p.m. across the street at plaza chavez. >> over to leyla gulen with traffic. >> we have a serious sheriff department on 101 freeway coming
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up to i-80 eastbound at 7th, a truck hit a pedestrian and we have all lanes now blocked and it is at hospital curve with bumper-to-bumper traffic and slow down at the 280 extension. use 280 around this but all lanes have been blocked eastbound 80 at 7th street. i will keep you updated move along this morning. traffic across the bay area headed westbound along 580, tracy to dublin is quiet at 24 minutes and highway 4 westbound, 14 minutes and through marin and headed down to san francisco that is the quick 17-minute delay. i will have the full bay area look at traffic in a little bit. it is looking decent for a few events we have taking place today and i let you know from fresno state bulldogs will visit the san jose spartans at 12:30
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and we have great weather. the radar satellite runs shows no moisture in the forecast today or over the weekend and this is good news if you are headed out for black friday shopping and moreshipping over the weekend. from our sutro tower to the financial district nothing but twinkling lights and clear conditions. it is a "spare the air" alert day and no booed burning because that is going to bring more poor quality air to the area. the storm system off the pacific coast moved southeast so it is affecting southern california more than it affects us. what is replacing it is the cool air from alaska and another system bringing in not just cold temperatures but a chance of rain on tuesday into thursday. our highs across the state are
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71 degrees in los angeles and 72 at palm springs and northern california, 68 in sacramento and 50 degrees in lake tahoe and no show in the forecast if lake tahoe. our highs today, we are topping out in the mid-to-upper 60's and warmer for this time of the year. 64 degrees in santa cruz and along the coast at half moon bay and the north bay is 66 and 68 in fairfield and clear lake. lows in the lower to mid-40's for the coastline and inland, 47 degrees in oakland but the north bay is where we will see freezing temperatures and freezing next week, tuesday, especially. it will be great today and tomorrow and lots of sunshine and sunday with the cool down on monday and tuesday and a chance of showers affecting us tuesday into thursday m.
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welcome back. it is 5:53. as we hook from the camera toward the san francisco skyway we have a sig-alert. it is a fatal accident. a truck fatally struck a pedestrian on eastbound i-80 at 7th. all lanes were blocked. now all lanes are still blocked. >> this holiday season we are teaming up with the local feeding america food banks. >> you can help by taking the pledge to give where you live. with each pledge we donate a dollar in your on to the feeding america food bank up to $75,000 and your good deed to be rewarded. everyone who takes the pledge will be entered to win $7,000 in cash. spread the love.
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help us give where you live. >> a texas school teacher who wrote a letter to president obama criticizing affordable care act got the surprise, a hand written letter from the president. thomas ritter was shocked at the rely which reads in part "i sincerely believe health care was reform was right for the country but certainly not the smart political thing." he is auctioning it off for a minimum bid of $24,000. >> we showed you a fatal accident and leyla gulen has the latest. >> we reported this a few minutes ago it just happened. this is along eastbound 80 at 7th street where a truck fatally struck a pedestrian on the freeway. we have all lanes shut down and the transition southbound 101 to eastbound 80 will be shut down until further notice. we have backups coming away from the 280 extension.
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you can use 280 to get into the city leaving you at king street so there are ways to get around this. here is the picture of the sutro tower toward the skyway where all lanes are blocked and c.h.p. is on the scene. all lanes shut down eastbound 80 at 7th and you will need alternate routes with westbound traffic still open at this time. in weather we have a warm-up in the forecast certainly dry as we take a look at the day planner the next 12 hours, we are starting off cooler in our north bay by noon we are looking at temperatures topping off at 62 degrees inland and an the bay and 60 degrees along the coast and 62 degrees, almost 70 by 4:00 p.m. and it cools down again and i will have the seven-day forecast if a lit.
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what do you do with the leastovers in how about folding the turkey and the trimmings interest a burrito? a company in minnesota did just that with turkey, and cranberry salsa and gravy and yams, all wrapped up into a burrito. >> we are in the east bay with how big the black friday crowds are getting this morning and black friday brawl where shopping turned violent and the door buster deal that proves to be too much. >> later, imagine seeing this outside your window, the huge blast shaping up a community
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> now at 6:00, ready, set, shop. we are across the bay area with early morning shoppers getting
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an early start to the holiday shopping. >> the black friday frenzy turns into chaos. the hot ticket item leading to this pushing, shoving, and shouting. >> personal thans from president obama to the nation's armed service men and women this holiday welcome. >> good morning, day after thanksgiving to you will after you at 6:00. hoping you had enough turkey year and the leftover are coming today. there is a lot going on with weather and a fatal accident. here is leyla gulen. >> as we take you to san francisco this is where we have a fatal accident involving a pedestrians on i-80 in the eastbound direction a truck hit the pedestrian and now we have all lanes blocked. if you are headed in and identity thanksgiving and you need to make it from the skyway to the bay bridge all lanes have been shut down and you will need to use an alternate. the


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