tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS December 8, 2014 4:30am-5:01am PST
inside of his eyelids right now. the fact that the storm of the century for this year anyway seems to be coming in this thursday. >> it's going to begin overnight on wednesday night. it will impact both commutes on thursday. and it gathers strength and moment up and i was just saying liz i think i'm actually going to say the city -- stay in the city on wednesday night. i don't want to drive in it. it will be right experience it again on friday morning as well. it's a time to start preparing for that. right now we're looking at a little bit of light presippation moving into the north and portion of our bay area and that's pretty much it today. some light scattered showers there. otherwise mostly cloudy skies and temperature-wise, we're in the 50s out the door and have your complete forecast still straight ahead. right now we have an overturn accident coming into the santa cruz mountains the northbound lanes of highway 17. been out there since just before 4:00 a.m. one lane is blocked. a lot of fog out the door. maybe not across the golden gate bridge. okay there. but through the altamonte pass some drivers reportedly say
it's very very thick. >> in pleasanton this morning. >> it was scary in parts of the east bay. >> didn't clear out until parts of the castro valley. >> just be careful out there. >> always good advice under any circumstances. new this morning a san leandro police officer is hospitalized after the car was rammed by a suspected stolen car. police chased the car into east oakland about 8:00 last night. it rammed the car and officers opened fire on the car wounding one of the suspects. the officer was treated and released from a local hospital. the shot who was shot is listed in -- suspect who was shot is listed in grave condition. on deaths involving police. police used tear gas as demonstrators took over highway 24. stopped traffic and also set fire to several stores were damaged along telegraph avenue. the protesters started in berkeley last night and marched down the avenue into oakland. and that's where a group blocked an intersection at 52nd
street and kept police cars from moving. dozens of protesters went on to highway 24. stopped traffic there for about half an hour. they started a fire before marching off the freeway at claremont avenue. one protester who tried to stop alert was attacked -- looter was attacked with a hammer. five arrests and two officers were injured. there were at least six arrests during violent protests saturday night and sunday morning in berkeley. it started peacefully but a small group started throwing things at police. several police officers were hit and several cars were vandalized as well. at least two people were hurt when a driver ran into some protesters in southern california. about 50 people were blocking a busy intersection in riverside saturday night. police say a driver failed to stop. after hitting two people, he took off. the protesters' injuries though were not serious.
and taking a plot this protest in -- look at this protest in philadelphia following the eagles' game last night. hundreds o people staged a die- in. they stay there had for four and a half minutes in honor of michael brown. the ongoing protests are in response to the recent grand jury decision both of them actually not to indict white police officers in the deaths of black men. some legal experts say the system is broken. san francisco public defender points out if you indict an officer, there could be repercussions. >> there is an inherent -- of interest, a local prosecutor is not going to go to go after the place -- want to go to after the police. there is also the political angle. you don't want to piss off the police department. >> we apologize for the language. he suggests any criminal case involving police should involve an impartial special prosecutor. president obama is responding to the protests and racial texts. he tells b. e. t. tackling
problems as deeply rooted as racism is going to take some time. susan mcginnis has more from the interview set to air on the african-american entertainment station today. >> reporter: protesters turned out in stays across the country over the weekend. venting their anger over grand jury decisions not to indict police officers in the deaths of michael brown in figureson, missouri and eric garner in new york. >> reporter: this isn't going to be solved overnight. >> reporter: in an interview with b. e. t. president obama said racism and bias are deeply rooted in america and that conquering them won't happen overnight. >> it's going to take some time and you just have to be steady. >> reporter: on face nation nation naacp president cornell williams brooks says not enough is being done. >> we have a generation of people, our children, who are being profiled. those are the hardcore facts. >> reporter: president obama offers a reminder of how things have improved. saying today's parents and grandparents can see the difference.
>> they'll tell you that you know things are better. not good, in some cases, but better. and the reason it's important for us to understand progress has been made is that then gives us hope they can make more progress. >> reporter: something protesters want now. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the interview with president obama airs this afternoon. well, here we are 25 minutes before the hour, 5:00 on this monday morning. a lot to talk about this morning and for the week ahead. >> yes it's just going to be such an eventful week you know, we already have saturated soil and this is the min concern at this particular time. hydro issues and also with the gusty winds associated with the strong storm coming in primarily thursday into friday. we will have the gusty winds ask trees will go down. there will be power outages and we just want you to brace for the storm that will be coming in at end of this week. right now we have some light scattered showers according to our hi-def doppler radar. that's just pushing into the far reaches of the north bay mainly right there.
from yucaipa into cloverdale and point arena a smattering of showers this morning as well. light showers likely for the northern portion of the bay area today. carry an umbrella but generally speaking mostly cloudy conditions. we have numbers of right now in 51 at peace and livermore and in san jose to the mid 50s in san francisco and boy do we have pockets of dense fog primarily in throughout the tri- valley this morning. 67 degrees today your daytime high in san jose. mid 60s in san francisco. okay, we'll have a break on tuesday. then wednesday night overnight, the storm begins to roll into the bay area. thursday and friday complete rainout. we're talking up to 10 inches of rain and the wettest locations generally speaking, two to three inches of rain in the urban areas easily. more about that as the week continues but meanwhile liz fog is this morning's problem. you mentioned it through the apts autopsy and live love
-- altamonte pass and livermore valley. be extra careful and use the fog lights if you're commuting into work right now. we have one accident out the door, it's in the santa cruz mountains and it's northbound 17. so if you're heading that direction, approaching redwood estates actually overturn accident. still blocking a lane and i had mentioned this at the top of the half hour. it's been there since just before 4:00 a.m. here's a live look near the dublin interchange. difficult for us to see traffic this morning. the drive times though -- but again, you probably want to give yourself a little bit of extra time if your commute is along that stretch of 580. here's a live look out the door and oakland. 880. still looking okay near the oakland coliseum. no major issues there. golden gate bridge traffic, we're not seeing any dense fog advisories here. so everything is just cruising right along, you can see a few headlights out of sausalito. and if you want to ride mass transit on this monday morning, we just checked in with b.a.r.t. and more than 25 trains, system
wide no delay. and a.c.e. train number one so far looking good out of the central valley. that is your latest kcbs traffic. brian, michelle back to you guys. this week -- more and more of us became true raiders you know what i'm saying? knowing what the hurt is about. knowing what the raider is. knowing what the game was about. knowing how important it was to this city. >> oh what a difference a couple of weeks makes. the oakland raiders got three touchdowns and beat the san francisco 49ers 24-13 in oakland. it was just the second win of the season for the raiders under interim coach tony sparano. the niners fell to 7-6 on the season and in real danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in four years out of jim harbaugh. about 20 people were arrested during the raiders and niners game. joe vasquez has details on keeping the peace during the game at the coliseum.
>> reporter: brother against bay area brother. the entire family was here, a house divided. at the end of the day, what's the family going to do? >> over it. >> celebrate. >> reporter: and for the most part, it was friendly fun. watch the mexican wrestlers reactions just after the raiders' first touchdown. but just like thanksgiving dinner, there can be spats among family. in some cases people were thrown out of the stadium, and in other cases blood was drawn and people were sent to jail. police put the cuffs on some fans well before the game even began. but for the most part, it was a friendly rivalry. >> i'm sad but you know what i'm a faithful. and you know what i'm going to keep going. and all those people out there who talk about the niners, this -- you know what? we're going to keep going and we going to keep winning. >> i love my boys but raider nation all day dog. raider nation all day. >> i don't know what to say right now. >> say it very loudly right now.
>> we won. raiders, all day. >> hey, good companionship, it's all good. battle. they won. it's all good. we got the better record. >> reporter: joe vasquez, kpix 5. >> both local teams are on the road next sunday. the raiders are at kansas city and the niners at seattle. super bowl 50 in santa clara is a year away but the host committee is already working to make a difference. it's kicked off its charity campaign to raise $150,000 for bay area food banks. fans who donate will have a chance to win tickets to the season's super bowl in arizona. kpix 5 is proud to be the media partner for super bowl 50. and kpix 5 is also teaming up with whole foods to help feed bay area families in need. for nor on how you can help, just go to kpix.com. happening today in san jose, at slow cats fight for the former residents at a large homeless encampment known as the jungle. it was cleared out last week about 200 people were living there. and this morning, groups like
the community homeless alliance ministry and the affordable housing network will protest the jungle. they say they stand in solidarity with the homeless that were evicted. people in a san jose neighborhood say the situation is getting worse. police report 27 burglaries in the evergreen district in just the last ten days. residents have been demanding action for months. they want a mobile police command center stationed there in evergreen along with stepped up patrols. so far, there's no word on what san jose plans to do. a sacramento firefighter will be arraigned tomorrow on burglary and elder abuse charges. 30-year-old craig white is accused of stealing from mobile homeowners in citrus heights. police say he would tell residents he was there to inspect smoke detectors but then they saithe searched you this -- he searched through people's drawers and cabinets and stole prescription drugs. large amount of mail was damaged when one of its tractor- trailers caught fire in the east bay. fire broke out around 6:30 yesterday as the truck was
moving south on highway 238 in hayward. the damaged mail includes both letters and packages. and the truck had been heading from san francisco to los angeles. and now it's 18 minutes before the hour of 5:00. uber faces allegations of driver violence abroad. the latest city to ban the ride sharing company. >> and what is cool about your school? you can e-mail your nomination to us at email@example.com and we may come and feature your school on the show. it's the health insurance marketplace where you'll find a range of plans from leading health insurance companies that offer you the best combination of quality, rates and benefits. you can compare plans side by side, choose the one that best fits your needs and enroll online. coveredca.com is also the place to find certified experts in your area who can answer your questions for free,
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a massive fire in downtown los angeles this morning has destroyed an apartment building and damaged two others. the 110 freeway is currently closed as more than 250 firefighters are battling the blaze. officials don't know how the fire started. and a live look at a second fire burning in los angeles right now. well we don't have the live shot but there's another fire a few blocks away from that first one you just saw. it's reported to be a small business be the chp says the
morning commute in los angeles bad under ordinary circumstances will be even worse this morning. new this morning, india's capital new delhi banned uber after a woman was allegedly raped by a driver. the driver was hired to take the woman to a dinner engagement friday night. he allegedly raped her after she fell asleep. san francisco based uber says it will support the victim during her recovery. a family detained in qatar for almost two years got heroes welcome in pasadena. hundreds of people attended the church service. the qatar government convicted the couple of child endangerment after their adopted daughter died. they were accused of killing the 8-year-old boy -- 8-year- old to sell the body parts to the black market. it was a girl. both were cleared of all of the charges last week. >> the situation the past two years has been extremely difficult. but we -- it's taught us a lot about patience and trusting god. and we just beginning to realize the amazing hidden
blessings what god has brought through this crisis. >> they were in qatar while matt was an engineer there. the couple's two adopted sons live with their grandparents in southern california during the two year ordeal. three good samaritans were killed trying to help an accident victim in the florida everglades. eight other people were rushed to the hospital. here's what happened after sunset last night. a driver hit a black bear on a two lane road. three people got out of another car to help. and they were run down and killed by a third car. the driver who hit the bear to begin with was not hurt. happening right now, in the philippines, a powerful typhoon is bearing down on the capital. hours earlier, big waves and 100-mile-per-hour winds ripped through coastal communities in central philippines. at least 21 people are dead. the same region where 6,000 people were killed from last year's typhoon haiyan. this time nearly a million people were moved to safer grounds. and as the typhoon moved out,
people got out to take advantage of the flood waters. to catch some fish. they used nets to catch shrimp and fish as they flushed out of a pipe close to the sea front. and now here's roberta with the look at the weather here in the bay area right now. a little calm before the storm i guess? >> a big storm. it's a powerful storm. in fact brian and i were talking about this earlier and probably the most powerful storm since october of 2009 or january -- of 2008. that was how far back you have to go to find the dynamics all associated with that. nevertheless the computer models have been very consistent with bringing the system in and the dynamics associated with it. let's start off with today however, the biggest problem of the morning happens to be the very dense fog in our inland areas around the tri-valley. reporting visibility down to a quarter mile or zero in some locations like pleasanton. otherwise right now just a little bit of light showers noted in between cloverdale and windsor along highway 101. north bay we have light showers
likely today. everywhere else you can carry the umbrella to be on the safe side but generally speaking mostly cloudy conditions. 51 to 58 degrees the winds are nonexistent. blow out of the southeast up to 15 today and light showers in the north bay and pockets of dense fog out the door this morning and then rain and wind very heavy on thursday and friday. most notably beginning in the north bay late afternoon hours. we have a brief break on tuesday. use that day to make sure you clear out the gutters and anything you need to do to batten down the houses and all those christmas decorations on the lawn because we have heavy rain, perhaps as much as 10 inches in the highest locations of the north bay mountains. generally speaking three to five inches in the bay area and you want to couple in the wind as well. this is the futurecast and you can see we have a little bit of light rain at lunchtime today. north of the golden gate bridge, as the week progresses there's your break. and then wednesday, and by the evening hours, is when we start to see the heaviest rain develop into the northern
portion. meanwhile today 69 degrees and fresno. our numbers all the way up to 70 in the gilroy area. the extended forecast calls for eye on the storm thursday and friday we'll begin to clean up the -- assess the damage done over the weekend. it is really foggy in the altamonte pass and the livermore valley. small stretches in walnut creek and concord and parts of the east bay really getting socked in. be extra careful. we can't seen the camera near the dublin interchange this morning. we'll show you the drive time toe -- just the usual brake lines out of tracy on 205 and then it clears up a little bit past north flynn. the brake lights do. that is the fog clears up closer to castro valley according to roberta. a live look at the golden gate bridge, everything is moving fine a new minutes ago we saw the crews drive north. they should be getting four southbound lanes open in the commute direction, 14 minutes between san rafael and if
golden gate bridge toll plaza. and we just got the all clear from chp for the accident in santa cruz mountains, all northbound lanes approaching wed road estates now back open. this was the scene of the overturn accident and no longer seeing in i delay between the santa cruz mountains and los gatos and that was a live look -- my clicker is stick there for a second. a quick live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no delay coming into san francisco and continuing along the peninsula, we are problem free on 101 and 280 closer to sfo. that's your latest kcbs traffic. back to you guys. thank you. it's going to get tougher for cars to use market street in san francisco. the head of the municipal transportation agency says the goal is safety. starting next year, the mta will ban right turns on to market street at nine intersections. already drivers are forced to turn off of eastbound market street at 10th and 6th streets. the idea is to cut the number of private cars on market to cut the risk of pedestrians being hit.
good morning, it is monday, december 8th. high temperatures across the bay area. averaging slightly above normal for this time of year. good morning redwood city, mostly cloudy there today. mountain view 67 degrees. with the cloud cover and the winds in campbell today. out of the southeast, 5 to 10 miles per hour. san jose you're averaging about three degrees above normal. while the tri-valley will be flirting with nearly 70 degrees in pleasanton today. cloud cover in downtown to 69. north bay, you do have a chance of a light shower throughout the day today.
with high temperatures in the mid 60s. 63-degrees however in santa rosa and in the city by the bay the city of san francisco your high today under cloud cover at 65. and roberta has been talking about the fog this morning and you may want to ride mass transit. and everything so far so great on this monday morning back to work. b.a.r.t. system wide on time as well as your ferries, caltrain and ace, we'll take a check of the roads. kcbs traffic. it is all coming up. six minutes now before 5:00. breaking news this morning, a massive fire burning right now in the west lake section of los angeles. it's a live look at the fire burning in a large commercial building on west 7th street. it's the second fire this morning in los angeles. the first one destroyed an entire apartment building. and -- there's also that fire that's -- that's burning that destroyed that apartment building that police say down there will really tie up traffic during the morning commute in los angeles. new this morning about 200 passengers have become ill on a cruise ship in new zealand. now confirm they all came down
with norovirus. it happened on the dawn princess operated by princess cruises. the company says the passengers were isolated in their cabins until they were no longer contagious. will and kate landed on the east coast. >> apparently the royals are visiting new york and washington. >> yes that's right and don champion has more on the trip to the former colonies. >> reporter: a crowd of admirers braved the cold for hours sunday to greet prince william and his wife kate as they arrived at their new york city hotel. >> we just want to see them. >> i got the tee the top of their heads. and -- i'm just excited and i'm glad we came. i think it was definitely worth it. >> this is the royal couple's first official visit to the u.s. and their first ever to new york city. today's itinerary is full. kate joins the mayor's wife for a visit to a center for child development. william heads to washington to visit with president obama.
they'll rejoin later for an nba game at the barclays center where they'll raise money for their charities. elizabeth and her sister traveled from bethlehem, pennsylvania hoping to catch a glimpse of the royal couple. >> we just love the royal family like their lifestyles like a fairytale. so intriguing. >> reporter: the duke and does etch are staying here at the -- duchess are staying here at the carlisle hotel. a favorite of william's late mother princess diana. tuesday they visit the national september 11th memorial and attend a fundraising memorial. in honor of the couple. don champion for cbs news. >> this is not the first u.s. visit for the royal couple. they traveled to california in 2011 and william made a visit to tennessee this past may to attend a wedding. >> glad we're all up-to-date on that. >> there you go. 4:56 tight now. the mother of eric garner speaks at her local church. hear her take on the protests nationwide and the action her
[ chanting ] protests turned violent in berkeley, demonstrators smashed windows, looted stores and took over a major freeway. and protest of recent grand jury decisions not to indict white police officers in the deaths of black men. a local prosecutor is not going to want to go after the police. they have to rely on it. >> many high ranking officials say the justice system is broken because dieting an -- indicting an officer could have repercussions for other local officials. i believe this the whole time. everyone thought i was crazy
the things i was say. >> the raiders win the battle of the bay. the 49ers' loss will have more speculation about jim harbaugh's future with the team. britannias prince william and his wife kate arrived in new york city sunday to kick off the first official visit to the united states. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. >> temperatures just too easy. -- it was just too easy. good morning everyone, i'm michelle griego. >> and i'm brian hackney. frank mallicoat is off this morning, we're going to tell him where i was? >> yes, i want you to say this is brian. >> it is fairly early. 5:00 in the morning and time to get a look at weather and traffic. a little storm on the way, bigger one in a week? powerful and you already hinted with this associated with this too. i am so impressed by the system. i'm personally telling my son and friends start making plans now. be off the roads thursday and friday. if you can tell commute you're going to want to do that. this is the biggest storm since 2008. will be right here under the bay area. right now it's a little storm with some