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an infant abduction prompts an overnight amber alert. authorities say the father took him from his sunnyvale home. >> at a time when many of us believed there's an affordability crisis, san francisco said we don't need 134 high-rise luxury condos that will really change what our waterfront looks like. >> the 8 washington project is defeated. that means no condominium waterfront development. now it can open the door for leaders to reassess the golden state warriors waterfront arena proposal. >> classes are in jeopardy at san jose state university this morning. big budget problems means deep cuts for school programs. >> get in line! >> expect a crowd on the roads again this morning as lots of people head to the newly opened graton resort & casino in rohnert park. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado email@example.com >> we heard the whistle and threw it up there. >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning, it's wednesday, november 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego.
time now 6:00. and we begin with breaking news. kpix 5's anne makovec has some new information on that overnight amber alert for a two- week-old boy. >> anne, we're just learning the father and the baby may be in southern california? >> reporter: we just got a report from the chp that they have recorded a ping from the suspect's cell phone down in san diego along the 805 freeway. so they may be well out of the bay area by this point. if that ping was an indicator of that. now, the father reportedly took this baby from the home that he shared with the baby's mother at around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. here's a picture that we found on facebook of the suspect in this case, his name is mesut guler, 22 years old,
6 feet tall, 120 pounds. the apartment where he lived with the mother of the child is in sunnyvale on helen avenue. now, these signs then went up
along the freeways after the mother called police late last night and that amber alert was issued early this morning. police think that guler is driving a 2004 gmc envoy california license 6hil892. it has a large american eagle decal on the rear view window. again, this baby is only 2 weeks old. police say that this father has made previous threats to harm himself and his child. obviously if you see these two anywhere, call 911 immediately. we'll keep you posted. live in suns, anne makovec, kpix 5. -- live in sunnyvale, anne makovec, kpix 5. developing now firefighters brought a fire in the outer richmond district in san francisco under control. the two-alarm fire started before 4:00 this morning. flames quickly spread to the roof. the building has homes, retail shops and
a church. everyone inside was able to get out safely. no word on what started that fire. 6:02. the commute starting to get heavy especially on the bay
bridge. more on that let's check in with liz. the metering lights just turned on over at the bay bridge about 15 minutes or so ago so delays are building and it looks like it's backing up toward the end of the parking lot towards the first overcrossing in the distance in the cash and fastrak lanes. so highway 4 is unusually heavy now westbound. drivers are reported seeing those amber alert signs and that may be slowing people down approaching that somersville exit so heads up, they are pretty bright. you just heard anne makovec report on that amber alert for the missing child in sunnyvale. in fact, you can see the caltrans has the signs lit up on the san mateo bridge, as well. those taillights, that is westbound 92 traffic. so far things are moving at the speed limit though out of hayward. that is your "kcbs traffic." for your forecast here's lawrence. >> all right. we are looking at a nice day ahead probably some warmer temperatures outside as high pressure holding on for just a little bit longer. then things really will start to change after that.
nice shot over the bay bridge. clouds passing by with patchy fog at the coastline. temperatures right now a little mild. 40s and some 50s. i think by the afternoon, we are enjoying a mix of sun and clouds. today the warmest day of the week. these temperatures soaring well into the 70s inland as high as 77 degrees today in santa rosa. 75 in san jose. and about 71 degrees in san francisco. more on your weather, guys, coming up in just a couple of minutes. san francisco's waterfront something going to change soon. 62% of san francisco voters shooting down prop b latest known as 8 washington development in yesterday's off year election. so the luxury condos won't go up as planned. voters also rejected a related measure prop c, which would have allowed taller buildings at that same location. the 8 washington project was approved by the board of supervisors last year but critics forced the issue to a vote. >> i do think this project did not have appropriate scrutiny and when the public started to understand what this project was about, i think that really
turned this campaign around. >> the waterfront alliance which opposed the project is now turning all of its attention to a planned basketball arena. the group wants san francisco leaders to reassess the golden state warriors proposal to build on piers 30 and 32 in the bay. in sunnyvale voters approved stricter gun control laws. nearly two-thirds approved measure c in a city known for its low crime rate. it will require gun owners now to report a loss or theft of a firearm to the police within 48 hours. they will have to be locked up when not in the owner's direct possession. and ammo magazines that hold more than 10 rounds will be banned in the city. nra will sue to stop the new law. voter turnout was very low in most parts of the bay area. an example is this polling place in san ramon where only 60 people voted. happening today, san jose state university officials will decide which classes they are
going to cut days before spring registration. they will hold a meeting and take questions regarding budget cuts this morning. departments were told last week they must slash classes immediately. the cuts come a year after voters passed prop 30, which promised to end school budget cuts. a cal football player is taken to the hospital after a fight in the locker room. it happened on friday between players who don't travel with the team. freshman runningback 18-year- old fabiano hale received stitches and was treated for a concussion. campus police are still considering charges. >> in this case, more than likely what we'll do is we'll prepare the case and we'll submit it to the district attorney and student conduct for review. >> hale is recovering with his family in santa cruz. he is expected to be back with the team next week. the cal bears are struggling with a 1-8 record. davis police now asking federal investigators to look into an attempted arson at an
off-campus fraternity house there. kappa sigma members of uc-davis detected odors of natural gas on sunday morning. it appeared someone was trying to cause an explosion. the frat house is a neighborhood of multi-family apartments. san jose is allowing trained professional to trap and shoot to control the wild pig population causing big problems at the city's almaden valley. the pigs are now roaming from the hills down into the valley but lately, as mentioned they have been develop venturing into the city tearing up grass in people's yards in the almaden golf and country club. on some occasions they have been aggressive towards people as well so last night city council approved the short-term plan after a lot of debate. >> it's not my intention to commit a pig genocide. >> this is not hunting season. it's licensed trappers and controlled environment and protecting the property and the safety of our residents. >> this is an exception to san jose's ban on firing guns within the city limits. trappers will only be able to
shoot the captured pigs until february 5. that should give the city some time to come up with a better long-term solution. parks will soon be off limits overnight in san francisco. the board of supervisors voted yesterday to close parks from midnight to 5 a.m. supporters say it's to cut down on vandalism and illegal dumping. homeless advocates say the new ordinance will displace thousands of people who sleep at parks at night. it could take at least a month for the new law to take effect. some bay area news now. authorities are now questioning if a witness who claims he saw the sf general patient found dead in a stairwell even exists. the possible witness reportedly told a worker at san francisco general hospital that he saw a person lying in the stairwell days before the body was found. investigators are asking that man to come forward. pg&e is facing yet another fine. the cpuc has decide the utility -- cited the utility with an $8.1 million penalty. pg&e is accused of hiring an
outside contractor that did not conduct proper pipeline tests. that contractor was fired and new tests were done. pg&e has 10 days to either pay the fine or file an appeal. a few hundred dollars can now get you a piece of bay area sports history. the seats from the old candlestick park are going to be sold very soon. the 49ers will give season ticketholders the first chance to take their seats home with them. then other fans can get in line. pairs of soviets will cost $649. -- pairs of seats will cost $649. the money will go to san francisco city parks. the crowds showing up for the opening of the enough casino up in the north bay. thousand dollars pouring into the graton resort & casino in rohnert park yesterday morning. the parking lot was full in no time. within two hours of the opening, the doors were closed because they couldn't hold any more people. casino officials say they have created 2,000 jobs. labor leaders say they are pleasantly surprised about the pay and the benefits for the workers there. wages are well above the market value for sonoma county, and most of the workers are full
time. >> whoever wants to make a career here it's possible. i'm happy you know. check me with my new car the next month or two. >> casino officials say dealers can earn up to $40,000 a year plus tips as well. time now is 6:10. it's four more years for new jersey governor chris christie. why his election could be a key step toward a 2016 run for the white house. >> and something's funky and it's happening at walmart. online prices overnight. the big roll back that had people clamoring to buy monitors. coming up. >> a little sunshine a few clouds but today likely to be the warmest day of the week. we'll explain coming up. >> and a motorcycle crash in san lorenzo causing delays on 238 and through the castro valley y. we'll hav more on that coming up. first, this is your chance to vent. what drives you crazy during your compete? ask your question or share a
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new york city will have its first democratsic mayor in two decades. bill de blasio easily defeated republican joe lhota. de blasio will replace republican-turned-independent michael bloomberg because of trims. same-sex marriage trending. illinois is the latest state to allow it. richie incognito has been suspended. his nfl team from -- from his nfl team after a miami dolphins teammate made allegations against him. walmart is trending. online prices took a drastic turn overnight. monitors were going for just $8.85. no word yet if it was on purpose or if it was a mistake. and hugh jackman fox wants him back for a third wolverine movie. follow us on twitter at #cbssf. would you watch that movie? >> i have never seen any of those. >> i saw the first one. >> he is a great actor. >> yeah. we have some breaking news.
the metering lights are on, right? >> very good! he asked during the commercial break. we actually have, yes, the metering lights turned over at the bay bridge and a new accident on the pinole valley road. accident with a car and bus. traffic is stacked up behind it from hercules. this one in san lorenzo northbound 238 motorcycle crash between east 14th street and traffic is very slow on 238 and on 580 as you as you make your way through the castro valley y. heavy traffic through the altamont pass and 680. sky one just flew over and says traffic is very jammed from 205 in tracy all the way out towards north flynn. clears up and then slowing again once you reach vasco out towards the dublin interchange. 24 is a better commute today than yesterday. a little late in the morning commute. we had a terrible accident just jammed things up horribly through the caldecott tunnel and all the way on 24 through oakland with a gravel truck
overturn and spilled debris all over the roadway. heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza, lights metering lights are on. got any questions about your morning drive? tune to our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm. that is your "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence with the forecast. >> a great day ahead a few clouds and a lot of sunshine and some warmer temperatures outside for the day. let's take you to the beach right now looking nice at ocean beach early on although we have seen a couple of patches of fog near the coastline as well but that's looking clear there. throughout the day very nice weather ahead. in fact, temperatures today will likely be on the warm side especially inland. you will see some mid- to upper 70s there. you will see plenty of 70s inside the bay and some 60s toward the coastline but big changes ahead after that as it looks like temperatures will cool down and maybe we start to shift toward a wetter weather pattern. this ridge going to start to flatten out. you can see high clouds over the top of the ridge from time
to time. otherwise, going to be a very mild day ahead. and if you are planning to travel out of sfo, not a big deal as far as weather is concerned. just partly cloudy skies, should be able to get out of there okay. 71 degrees by the afternoon. headed around the country though, we have some showers expected into chicago and 55 degrees. thunderstorms a possibility in houston at 79. 63 degrees in new york. 52 and partly cloudy in denver. around the bay today, we'll find some sunshine and a few clouds, 75 in san jose. 73 in palo alto. and 72 in hayward. east bay numbers hitting well into the 70s by the afternoon as high as 74 in napa, 73 vallejo, 74 in pittsburg. inside the bay 72 in alameda today. about 75 in oakland and 71 degrees in san francisco. next couple of days we have a lot of sunshine and clouds, cooler temperatures tomorrow. maybe by veterans day next monday and tuesday, a chance of showers finally making a return. >> a chance of rain.
all right, lawrence, thank you. 6:18 now. a weed windfall pumping some money into northern california county. people from across the country now filling the streets of nevada county to help trim this season's marijuana crop. they are pumping a lot of money into local businesses buy city officials don't want the county to just be known for pot production. >> we want to recruit, say, a high-tech company, they may be given pause because they know there's a lot of marijuana up here and it's hard to get young families to relocate. >> trimmers say pot jobs are especially attractive because they often are paid in cash and avoid paying taxes. coming up a san jose woman crosses the new york city marathon finish line over the weekend making history at age 86 but days later friends and family now saying good-bye to joy johnson. how the record setting marathoner is being remembered. and i'm dennis o'donnell. a streak on the line at the tank last night. and why is michael crabtree smiling? the answer coming up.
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up. "kcbs traffic" minutes away. 49ers aldon smith practiced for the first time since leaving rehab. sounds like him time away was productive. >> just taking it one day at a time getting my life back at home, being around the guys. i have a 10 month old son so i'm doing the father thing so i'm trying to make sure i'm ready to go. >> 49ers receiver michael crabtree practiced yesterday for the first time since tearing his right achilles' tendon on may 21. target date for return is december 21 a week before they play seattle. the sacramento native seneca wallace will take over as the starter for now. sharks hosting the sabres with the league's worst record tied at 3 in the third period when buffalo reclaims the lead at 4- 3. but the sharks still don't have a regulation loss to their names. tommy wingels pokes it through for the goal.
it forced overtime with the sharks losing last night, 5-4 in a shootout. the mariners hired a new manager. seattle finished 20 games under .500 and this is going to be the fourth manager in six years. they are looking for stability. jim harbaugh one-on-one interview with me tonight in our 6:00 news. have a great day, everybody. play of the day. we are going to take you to the nba courts, toronto's rudy gay into shooting slump, but he made this one. he is going to fall down on the court on his back side, throw it up and in. he gets the foul. he made that. three-point play but despite the theatrics, and the circuit bucket the raptors lost at home to miami 104-95. >> the oldest woman to complete the new york marathon has died. san jose's joy johnson was 86 years old when she ran the marathon for the 25th time on sunday. she fell and hit her head
around mile 20 but kept on going. joy appeared on "the today show" the next morning seemingly fine. but later that evening, she died in her sleep. >> joy johnson, this is -- if i can ask, how old are you? >> 86. >> you can see she still had that bandage on from the fall. she finished the new york city marathon i 8 hours. a gunman opened fire in a mall in new jersey monday night before killing himself. how the community is moving past it. >> reporter: an amber alert is in effect this morning after a two-week-old baby was taken from his mother yesterday. coming up, we'll tell you where police think the suspect may be.
a ws your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald we're live at san jose state university where sources tell us university leaders plan to talk about their budget problems. we'll tell you what this will mean for students and faculty. >> a series of gun control laws passes in sunnyvale. the major lawsuit the city could face now. >> it is looking like a mix of sun and clouds today but the warmest temperatures of the week, we have big changes coming too. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and out towards the bay bridge it's stacked up through the macarthur maze and we're getting first reports of a traffic alert now on redwood city. we'll have the details live report coming up. an amber alert is now in effect. i'm anne makovec live in sunnyvale where a two-week-old baby was taken from his mother yesterday. the suspect is the baby's father and police say he has made previous threats to harm
the baby and himself. we found this picture on facebook of this suspect mesut guler, 26, 6 feet, 120 pounds. at about midnight last night, his cell phone signal was detected near san diego. so he was likely well out of the bay area this morning. police say he lives with the baby's mother at an apartment on helen avenue in sunnyvale and that's where he was last seen taking baby henry guler- romero at around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. these signs went up along the freeways after the mother called police late last night and that amber alert was issued early this morning. police believe guler is driving a 2004 gmc envoy brown or tan in color, california license 6hil892. it has a large american eagle decal on the rear view window. now, police also say this suspect told the mother he was planning on taking the baby out of state. live in sunnyvale, anne makovec, kpix 5. good morning, everyone.
it's wednesday, november 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:31. happening today, dozens of spring semester classes are being taken off the schedule at san jose state. the university is facing yet another round of budget cuts. as kpix 5's cate caugiran reports, students will have fewer options and crowded classes yet again. cate. >> reporter: michelle, this also comes at a time where students are finalizing their plans for the spring term and now students and faculty here at san jose state university, their future is up in the air. a balancing act. department heads were told last week, slashing programs to keep the school afloat. sources tell kpix 5, those department leaders are planning to meet at 10:30 today to talk about another round of budget cuts to the tune of $16 million. for students an faculty, this will mean increased class sizes, classes dropped and potential layoffs. nome some professors may have
to teach classes outside their expertise. this is a shock to students and faculty because last year california voters approved proposition 30, promising relief from budget cuts felony like these. a university spokesman tells the "san jose mercury news" this is about cutting down the school's $32 million deficit and last month it was clear the school's academic programs were on track to overspend by $3.8 million. so university leaders are saying this is not a midyear cut. they are just saying they are asking the departments to operate within the budget. but if we're talking less money and fewer classes, michelle, if it walks like a duck and talks like a duck -- live in san jose, back to you. >> any word on how many classes will be cut? >> reporter: well, michelle, university leaders say they are not sure about how many classes or programs are going to be cut but as we mentioned earlier, they are planning to meet again today so hopefully we'll have more information after today's
meeting. >> thank you, cate caugiran live in san jose. lawrence joins us now with a look at weather. i guess rain, really, somewhere on the horizon? > i hope so. i think we may see the pattern shift. today likely the warmest day of the week. enjoy it. big changes ahead. outside now a beautiful beginning to the day. the sun just about to come up officially at 6:40 this morning. got a couple of clouds outside, as well. we are going to see a mix of sun and clouds throughout the day today. the temperatures right now fairly mild in the 40s and the 50s. by the afternoon, we are expecting sunshine and some clouds and temperatures going to be the warmest of the week. 76 in cupertino. 75 degrees in san jose. east bay temperatures running up well into the 70s this afternoon. and if you find yourself inside the bay you will see some sun and clouds 71 degrees in san francisco. and about 75 degrees in oakland. more on weather in a few minutes. right now let's check the roads now with your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. within the last few minutes we have big problems. expect major delays along the peninsula between menlo park and redwood city. we are watching two separate
crashes in both directions of 101. so first they just issued a traffic alert northbound 101 in redwood city approaching woodside road. there's an overturned car in the two left lanes. traffic is quickly building behind it. and then in the opposite direction, southbound 101 this is in menlo park. a motorcycle accident. three left lanes are blocked. and as you can see, these delays are just beginning. also police activity there was a shooting in the south beach neighborhood of san francisco. bryant street is closed for the investigation between 3rd and 4th. we'll have more "kcbs traffic" coming up. back to you guys. a teenager is arrested for allegedly setting a man on fire on an ac transit bus in oakland. 18-year-old sasha fleischman was sleeping on the bus monday night when he woke up to find his clothes in flames. he is now being treated for second- and third-degree burns on his legs. police went to oakland high school and took a 16-year-old suspect into custody there. they used surveillance images from the bus and talked to witnesses to catch the suspect. our brian webb tried to get answers from that teenager. >> reporter: can you tell us
why you did it, sir? tell us, why would you do something like that? >> the suspect didn't have anything to say. fleischman is listed in stable condition. the sonoma county district attorney met with a group of people demanding murder charges against the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez. he is the 13-year-old boy whose gun he was carrying turned out to be a toy. >> it was like a knife to the heart at first, and then i found out what truly happened and it seemed like it was worse. >> protestors marched yesterday from the board of supervisors meeting to the d.a.'s office. fairfield police shot and killed a man who had just stabbed his girlfriend more than 30 times. officers responded to a call at an apartment complex on pennsylvania avenue and found the woman. they say the suspect charged at them with a knife so they shot and killed him. the woman is in critical condition.
a new jersey shopping mall is the scene of a shooting monday night. it's open for business again today. the garden state plaza in paramus was closed yesterday as investigators gathered evidence and crews cleaned up the scene. no victims were killed or hurt during the shooting. the gunman was later found dead in the mall's basement. he apparently killed himself. san francisco's waterfront won't be home to a luxury waterfront condominium project. propositions b and c were rejected by more than 60% of the voters yesterday. the so-called 8 washington project was approved by the board of supervisors last year but critics forced that issue to a vote. >> this was a vindicating victory for folks who believe that we shouldn't have a wall at the waterfront. >> the waterfront alliance which opposed the project is now turning its attention to a planned basketball arena. the group wants san francisco leaders to reassess the golden state warriors' proposal of an arena on the bay. folks on both sides of the
gun control debate have been keeping a very watchful eye on the city of sunnyvale. >> right. voters in the low crime city approved stricter controls and for more, here's political analyst melissa griffin-caen. >> hey there. >> reporter: good morning. it passed overwhelmingly, 66% of sunnyvale voters sweeping gun control measure. the nra has predictably said it is going to challenge these measures in court. here's how it would work. the nra would have to go to a court either state or federal and say, stop the law from taking effect. we realize it's passed, but if it goes into effect, then it will cause irreparable harm to it the citizens of sunnyvale and maybe elsewhere. and then a judge at that point would have to determine whether to stop the law while it's being litigated. so that's step one. my point is, it's just passed in the city of sunnyvale but it's going to be tied up for weeks until they determine whether to put it on hold or whether to allow it to go forward while more substantive legal debate takes place. if you live in sunnyvale, don't go tossing your massive
ammunition storage spaces just yet. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> the city of stockton one of the biggest cities to go bankrupt and they went out and asked the voting public, can you raise the sales tax? how did that work out? >> reporter: the voters actually endorsed it although it was a very low voter turnout. it was something around 20% of the folks in stockton came out. they raised it from 8.25% to 9% sales tax. remember, what's interesting about stockton is that it's not like public pensions or something like that caused the bankruptcy. what caused it was severe fiscal mismanagement. they built a new city hall, other real estate ventures that were just completely ill advised and horrible ideas and they blew up in the face of city leaders. so what voters were asked to do was really unfortunate. they say if you want to have fire and police protection, we are going to have you to pay more and put it into the hands of the people who got us into mess in the first place. >> in colorado some people wanted to secede. >> your home state. >> my home state.
it's not happening. >> reporter: 11 counties in colorado voted on whether they should secede and form north colorado. we are talking about gun control measures? one of the things that makes them want to secede is the fact that the democratic-controlled state legislature has passed serious gun control in colorado. so 11 counties voted. 5 counties voted no, 6 counties voted yes. it would take a vote of the colorado legislature and u.s. congress in order for the secession. so it's unlikely but mostly these folks were just sending a message saying we feel neglected by the democrats in our state capital and sounds like they were heard loud and clear. >> and quickly voters in texas say bye-bye astrodome? >> they are selling off pieces of candlestick? you're going to be able to buy pieces of the astrodome. they didn't get the money needed to survive and that's going to be razed so if you want something go to texas. >> melissa, thank you.
you can find more of melissa's segments on kpix.com/mornings. the healthcare.gov website was up and running on time but it's still working out the kinks. now congress wants to know what cuts were made in order to meet the launch deadline. >> and the market opened up on this wednesday. a few minutes ago. take a look at the early numbers. we are out of the gates in a very green and good way. we'll crunch the number with jason brooks after the break. ,,
satisfy wall street. here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason br. tesla stock did better than expected but it wasn't enough to satisfy wall street. they had a tough day. here to chat, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. good morning, michelle. tesla's earnings did come in above expectations on profit, revenue, also on its current quarter guidance. but when your stock has risen 5
times over since the beginning of the year, investors like to see blockbuster numbers. they didn't get that in the report. they were expecting even more model ss to be sold than what the company did about 5500 in the 3rd quarter. also, founder elon musk warned that current lithium ion production is not at the capacity it needs to be for the next generation model that should be come out in a few years a car intended for the mass market priced around $30,000. investors are betting on that model to take tesla forward in the future. as a result, its stock is taking a dive down 9.5%. twitter today will price its shares ahead of its expected ipo tomorrow. earlier this week, it hiked its initial range to 23 to $25 a share which would raise between 1.6 and $1.75 billion. nobody will be surprised though if twitter goes even further than that. there's been a lot of demand
for the microblogger stock ahead of its ipo. of course it is key to pricing just right. doesn't want to go too high because it could lose out on the first day, if too low it will leave money on the table. it will be interesting to see what happens. markets off to a good start. let's check the numbers. the dow is up 66 points. nasdaq up 8. s&p 500 higher by 5. >> back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks. top government officials will be on the hot seat in washington again. lawmakers are expected to grill them about the troubled healthcare.gov website. this is a live look inside now. yesterday the head of the agency that administers the website says the fixes are working. she says nearly 17,000 people can register per hour with "almost no errors" > our goal is to stabilize the website this month and then we do have a targeted plan that includes not only young people but the large populations of the uninsured. >> president obama says the white house will work with
insurance companies to help about three million americans who loves their insurance because their plans don't meet new federal standards. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." and we do that with gayle king on wednesdays. she joins us live in new york wit more. >> reporter: good morning. good to see you. ahead, political director john dickerson on the election results with national implications. plus a murder conviction overturned after years of reporting from 48 hours. go 48 hours. correspondent erin moriarty talked with ryan ferguson after he learned he would be set free and she was there when his parents learned this great news, as well. you will see it all only on "cbs this morning." and he was inside folsom prison when johnny cash gave his famous concert. hear from the music critic with surprising details about the man in black. the news is back in the morning. see you at 7:00. so time for you to start
thinking about your favorite johnny cas song. >> my name is sue? >> i walk the line! because you're mine. everybody knows that. >> thank you. thanks so much. >> not on her ipod, gale. i got news for you. [ laughter ] it's 6:48. let's check traffic. i know liz is a big johnny cash fan? >> i am actually. walk the line is one of my favorite movies, reese witherspoon, love them all. thanks, guys. let's go out towards redwood city and menlo park. it is our hotspot. i'll give you the best advice. use 280, avoid 101. a couple of different accidents. first a traffic alert northbound 101 an overturn accident blocking lanes and then in the opposite direction, southbound 101, marsh road an injury accident a piece of concrete in lanes as you can see, our delays are just getting worse in both areas so obviously big problems both directions 280 going to be your best bet in the meantime. also, bay bridge looks like it's stacked up into the
macarthur maze now this morning about 20 to 25 minutes to get you on the bay bridge. it looks like they are cycling the metering lights slowly so yeah, you're in for a wait right now behind those pay gates. once you get on the bridge, things look good. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. you will notice that the amber alert signs are really lit up this morning. it's actually been causing a few delays on highway 4 as people check the sign. westbound 92 though everything is still moving okay on the flat section. bridge heading towards the high- rise. and tune to our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9-fm when you hit the roads. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." here's lawrence. >> we have a great day ahead. a lot of sunshine in the forecast. a few passing clouds but today likely to be the warmest day of the week. out the door we take you for a look over sfo right now. yeah, the planes just getting ready to take off there and looking mostly clear just a couple of passing clouds as we head throughout the day, we'll find a mix of sun and clouds. but the temperatures will be warmer today.
in fact, big changes the next couple of days. rain toward next week but right now high pressure in control. clouds rolling over the top of the ridge and we'll see that from time to time throughout the day today. but it will likely be the warmest day with very mild temperatures outside. now, around the world, yeah, we have a very serious storm developing now. this is typhoon haiyan. and right now, it is making its way just north of palau. sustained winds, this is a monster to remember, 160 miles an hour sustained! and gusts of almost 200 miles per hour. looks like the latest forecast track is going to take it toward the central philippines. this is going to be a devastating storm coming toward making landfall possibly on lake day island and tomorrow there you will possibly see a storm surge up to 18 to 20 feet. this is going to be a devastating storm moving onshore as we head in toward tomorrow. a category 5 super typhoon moving inland.
over the next couple of days here, temperatures cool off. chance of showers monday and tuesday and finally the pattern will change. let's check the schoolcast for today for windmill springs elementary school san jose. lunchtime 69 clouds. 75 final bell. looks like as we head out over the next couple of days here enjoying some sunshine and to get your school forecast, go to kpix.com/schoolcast. >> thank you. a new tool is allowing parents to track their kids with their cell phones. the app called the lassie project lets you map your kids' route to school or anywhere else and track them using their phones. parents get a notification if the child goes off course. >> there we go. there's my alert showing cease off course now. is it seconds ago that's where she was. >> if the parents can't reach
the child after the notification, they can hit escalate and neighbors are notified to start searching. 6:52. toronto's mayor admits to using drugs but refuses to resign. the circumstances that led mayor rob ford to smoking crack cocaine. coming up. >> reporter: an amber alert now in effect for a newborn baby taken from sunnyvale. i'll have the details coming up next. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
[ telephone rings ] good evening, this is flo. [laughs] yes, i'm that flo. aren't you sweet! licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive. election night in parts of e country. in new jersey, governor chris christie cru 5 things to know at the :55 now. two governors races highlighted election night in parts of the country. new jersey governor chris christie cruised to re-election with bipartisan support helping boost his profile as a potential presidential candidate in 2016. and in virginia, democrat terry
mcauliffe narrowly beat ken cuccinelli. new york city voters elected a democrat to be their mayor for the first time since 1989. bill de blasio cruised to an easy victory over republican joe lhota. de blasio campaigned on issues of income equality. toronto mayor rob ford admitted to smoking crack cocaine. the police chief last week obtained video allegedly showing the mayor smoking the drug. ford says he tried it once when he was in a, quote, drunken stupor. he says he will not resign from office, though, police planning to give ford's admission to investigators. amanda knox's ex-boyfriend is expected to make a statement today to the italian court overseeing their murder case. the retrial in the 2007 death of meredith kercher her roommate started last month. they were convicted and they were overturned in 2011. last year italy's supreme court decided to retry the case. knox as no plans to return to
italy. san jose state university officials will decide which classes they are going to cut today just days before spring registration begins. departments were told last week that they must slash classes immediately. later this morning, officials will hold a budget cut meeting to answer some questions. the cuts come a year after voters passed prop 30, which promised to end school budget cuts. new information on this fire in san francisco's out ever richmond district. that two-alarm fire has displaced 8 people. it started just before 4:00 this morning and flames quickly spread to the roof. the building has homes, retail shops and a church. everyone inside was able to get out safely. an amber alert is now in effect. i'm anne makovec live in sunnyvale where police say a newborn baby, two weeks old, was taken by his father, who had previously made threats to harm that baby. here's a picture that we found on facebook of the suspect. mesut guler 22-year-old owes, 6
feet tall, 120 pounds. at about midnight his cell phone signal was detected near san diego. and police say he lives with the baby's mother at an apartment on helen avenue in sunnyvale. that is where he was last seen taking baby henry guler-romero at around 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the signs went up along the freeways after the mother called police late last night and that amber alert was issued early this morning. police think guler is driving a tan or brown 2004 gmc envoy license 6hil892. it has a large american eagle decal on the rear view window. and the mother also reported to police that he did say as he was leaving with this baby that he was going to take the baby out of state. live in sun, anne makovec, kpix 5. and another "kcbs traffic" check. 101 at menlo park, it's terrible. but the accident in menlo park
is clearing. southbound 101 marsh road motorcycle accident traffic backs up into san carlos and a traffic alert in redwood city northbound 101 before woodside. over turn accident, traffic is solid from university avenue. best bet use 280. that looks good from cupertino to highway 92. and out towards the bay bridge, backed up still into the maze with those metering lights on. that is your "kcbs traffic." lawrence? >> do we have time for a nice live shot this morning? >> oh, yes! >> i think we do. how about that? isn't that nice? clouds moving over head, some sunshine on the way today. it will likely be the warmest day of the week. temperatures not too bad outside right now. some 40s and 50s throughout the day though, how about this, we are going to see plenty of 60s toward the coastline, lots of 70s in the bay, and in the valleys, enjoy it, this is going to be the warmest day and then cooling down. and look at that, as we head in toward monday, a chance of showers finally coming our way. >> look at lawrence just doing there. >> i can't wait! >> let's get that doppler out! i'm ready to go! > rain never hurt anyone.
>> not me. >> we need it. >> thanks for watching. your next local update is 7:26. night's elections means 48 hours aaron talks to the man sent away with no evidence and lying witnesses. plus how long can toronto's mayor survive after he finally admits to smoking crack. >> we begin with today's look at your world in 90 seconds. >> maybe the folks in washington d.c. should tune in their tvs nod
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