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n fist. tonight: live from the cbs bay area studios this is kpix5 news. breaking news, he ruled with a cigar in his iron fist. tonight former cuban dictator fidel castro as died at age 90. good evening. i'm veronica de la cruz. >> i'm ken bastida. it brings to an end a regime of the u.s. and cuba on the bring of nuclear war and ends with his approval of sweeping changes to the marxist government he built up over a force the 9 year -- 49 year rule. >> reporter: to supporters he was a revolutionary hero, to critics a ruthless dictator, but for better or worse, fidel
castro was cuba for nearly 50 years. he was born in 1929, the illegitimate son of a wealthy farmer. in the late 1950s castro along with ernesto cha and other rebels began a guerrilla campaign. under castro cuba became a communist country just 90 miles from the united states. the island nation established close ties with the soviet union and seized nearly all u.s. owned properties. the united states responded with a long running trade embargo. the u.s. also tried numerous times to oust him from power. in 1961 president kennedy authorized a force of cia trained rebels to storm the country. castro's forces crushed the rebels in three days in what became known as the bay of pigs
invasion. >> we interrupt this program. good evening. >> reporter: then the u.s. found evidence of soviet missiles in cuba and the world held its breath as the cuban missile crisis escalated hour by hour until the soviets finally blinked agreeing to remove the missiles. through the years castro survived countless assassination attempts as he continued to goad the united states. in 1980 he embarrassed the u.s. when he included thousands of prisoners and mental health patients in a max exodus of cuban exiles. nearly 20 years later he turned a custody battle for a little boy into a public relations war for the united states. castro introduced free medical care and universal education to cubans, but he also maintained his power abolishing multi- party elections, censoring the media and making most immigration illegal. he was married twice and fathered nine children from
five different mothers. just before his 80th birthday castro shocked his people when before undergoing major surgery he turned the reins of power over to his brother. after that he made only occasional public appearances to rail against capitalism. having put the country in his brother's care, fidel castro lived to see president obama agree to normalize relations between cuba and the united states. kenneth craig, cbs news. e shirt had pictures of castro meeting with m 60's. 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick wore a t-shirt in august with fidel castro on it. the shirt had pictures of castro meeting with malcomb x in the 1960s and this week kaepernick defended his decision to wear this shirt in a conversation with reporters from miami who cover the dolphins. he said he was merely supporting malcomb x's views on fighting oppress. let's take a live look outside on san francisco tonight, a new storm on the horizon.
paul deanno is tracking the radar for us. >> still waiting for that be here in a couple hours, but currently just a few showers in the marin county mountains. aside from this we're waiting on this off the mendocino humboldt county coastline. it will get here and turn into snow as lowell as 4,500 feet in the is i -- low as 4,500 feet in the sierra this weekend. above 8,000 feet in elevation, the higher peaks up to 1 1/2 feet of fresh powder this weekend as all the resorts open up. we'll talk about when the rain arrives in your backyard and why tomorrow is not a complete washout, which parts of the day will be the wettest coming up. bay area police identified the police officer attacked and nearly killed with a skateboard. kpix5's cate cauguiran shows us that the assault was captured on surveillance video. >> reporter: tonight we're learning more about officer
robby chon from the community he works to serve and protect. >> a lot of us are really devastated by what's happened to officer chon. >> it's his home here in south san francisco. this attack is not acceptable. >> reporter: south san francisco police say officer robby chon was responding to a call about an aggressive and irrational man on grand avenue thursday afternoon. that man was identified at 28- year-old luis alberto ramos- coreas seen running away from police on this surveillance video. you also see officer chon chasing him on foot. >> something as violent and senseless happens to one of our own, it's difficult to process. >> reporter: and warning, it's difficult to watch. in this video we see a police car try and block luis. in seconds luis runs past the car. officer chon tries to stop him, but luis takes his skateboard and slams it onto the officer's
head knocking him unconscious. >> law enforcement is going through difficult times 1 provoked targeted -- with unprovoked targeted attacks on police officers. >> reporter: officer chon is married with two young kids and spent thanksgiving night in a san francisco trauma center. tonight friends and strangers are helping raise money for the officer and his family. a gofundme page raised more than $38,000 in less than eight hours. >> he's a sweetheart. he works with a lot of people in the community. >> we all hope he gets well soon. >> reporter: officer chon is still in critical condition. the suspect is in san mateo county jail facing multiple charges including attempted murder. in south san francisco cate cauguiran, kpix5. black friday shopping turned violent at a medical in modesto. punches thrown at this storm as it opened last night -- store as it opened last night. a witness caught it all on camera and said a group of about six people started the fighting. he's not sure why. mall security broke it up.
check out the line of cars trying to get into the great mall of milpitas tonight, chopper 5 catching a glimpse of all the madness. officials had to redirect traffic. that parking lot was packed. crowds of shopper also flocked to bay area outlet malls. we sent kpix5's christin ayers to the san francisco premium outlets in livermore tonight. >> reporter: if there's one place where black friday is alive and well, it's here at the san francisco premium outlets in livermore. the shops closed at 10 p.m. after 31 hours straight of discounting shopping, shoppers willing to brave the cold and crowds to do it. if you thought black friday shopping was only happening online these days, just ask employees at a livermore outlet. >> i've been working since 9:00. it's 12 hour shifts. >> reporter: die hard deal seekers spent hours in traffic. >> we waited for two hours. 1 mile for two hours. >> reporter: the wait continued at high end shops
like gucci and torre birch, lines snaking throughout the shopping center for. this why not just shop online? >> that's not fun, right? >> reporter: but the number of shoppers willing to hit stores today has declined to 23% from 28% two years ago. meanwhile mobile app sales are up 38% of millennials saying they'd rather shop online. to compete stores are opening earlier and extending sales longer, the livermore outlets opening their doors at 3 a.m. thanksgiving day. tonight the shopping was going strong. >> we're open for 30 hours or whatever it is, so we have to keep going. tomorrow is small business saturday. since 2009 it's been the day to shine the spotlight on medical and pop shops and local businesses and give them support for the holiday shopping season. still ahead k-9s join the bay area man hunt for these escaped inmates. tonight how the incoming rain could help lead to their
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the men have been on the rur two days... and they are a man hunt in the south bay tonight for two escaped inmates. the men have been on the run for two days and are considered armed and dangerous. the sheriff says the incoming storm could help track them down. >> reporter: well, tonight sheriff's investigators say they have what they call validated sightings of these two men and at this point they're offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to their recapture. more than 48 hours after they
escaped 33-year-old row helio chavez and -- rogelio chavez and 26-year-old laron campbell remain on the run. today searchers used dogs which locked in on the scents of the two inmates along the guadalupe river trail and moisture in the air helped the dogs do their work. >> i want to assure the community that we really are working round the clock. the investigation has been an all hands on deck effort. >> reporter: the dogs lost the scent of the escaped inmates here along the guadalupe river trail near tasmin drive and lick mill road. this location is about a 1/2 mile away from levi's stadium. >> we're getting closer. the tips are coming in and with the help of the dogs really confirms where they went. >> reporter: as for the escape itself, it turns out the inmates tied clothing together and used it to shimmy down from the second story window in the oldest section of the jail. it took place in a large shared room. the 20 or so other inmates
likely saw or heard what was going on. exactly what tools were used and how they were gotten inside is not yet known. >> if there were tools in there, we have done a big shakedown of the jail. >> reporter: as for the man hunt, investigators are now asking homes or businesses along the possible escape route to turn over any surveillance video and to stay on alert. now those search dogs will be back out along the guadalupe river season. also the sheriff's department said it will prosecute, anybody a family member or friend, found to be harboring these escapees. mark sayre, kpix5. is i search is on for -- a search is on for two kidnappers in shasta county. a woman turned up alive after being gone for three weeks. she was set free on a road near i5 before dawn yesterday still tied up.
she flagged down a driver on a nearby freeway. detectives have spoken to sherri papini but are trying to give her time to recover. >> your help in keeping this alive through social media and national news was an intricate part in bringing her home to us. we cannot thank you enough. right now she has been through a very traumatic event and needs time with her family. >> we do not have any preen to doubt her. the description of two -- reason to doubt her. the description of two female hispanic adults in a dark suv armed with a handgun is the only description we have at this time. tonight authorities in france say they've broken up a terror plot run by isis. a police q convoy brought the five suspects to court today -- a police convoy brought the five suspects to court today to face a special terrorism judge.
their targets may have included euro disney, the summer cafe in paris. the massacre that left 14 people dead and 22 injured, but some survivors aren't getting the care they need and are calling on the governor to cancel the remembrance ceremony until they get treatment. >> reporter: a letter to the governor pleading with him to intervene on a bureaucratic nightmare. the husband of one of the san bernardino massacre survivors sent the letter on behalf of his wife who was shot four time. o sama magala who goes by sam spoke to us on the phone. >> those are hired who reject the claims from the injured workers. >> reporter: during the shooting sam says his wife's bones were fractured and nerves were damaged. he tells the governor the surgeon installed a plate with 10 screws to reattach the bone. she still suffers from severe
pain. the county of san bernardino is denying approval of these medications citing opinion of utilization review doctors. >> one time i tried to fill the medication i was told by the pharmacy, the approving company saying that the adjuster is not available. she's not going to be available before two, three days. >> reporter: fellow survivor julie piaz told us of similar issues, shot twice during the attack and now missing part of her pelvis. piaz says she was stranded in the hospital because workers' comp delayed approvals of medications. she's also working with limited physical therapy. her husband said the bureaucracy is breaking his wife's spirit. >> this is adding to her anxiety and she can't sleep at night and her mood is just bad, of course, and she's always scared that she may the even get her medications and sometimes she feels helpless.
>> reporter: in los angeles i'm tom waite, kpix5. house minority leader nancy pelosi of san francisco is moving to broaden her leadership team. today she named three junior lawmakers to run the democratic party's messaging efforts and named two term congressman swalwell to co-chair a council handling assignments. pelosi is hoping to calm down house democrats who have been especially concerned since the election. president-elect donald trump spent a long weekend in florida and at the same time is continuing to stamp his administration. kpix5's melissa caen reports on hiring decisions he made today. >> reporter: from his estate in florida president-elect donald trump filled two more spots in his administration, kathleen mcfarland will serve as deputy national security advisor. donald mc canal, partner at the
jones -- mccann, partner at the jones day law firm in wachovia will be white house council and mr. -- in washington will be white house council and mr. trump's assistant. rudy guiliani and 2012 presidential republican mitt romney are still considerations for secretary of state. he and mr. trump attacked each other during the campaign. >> romney choked like a dog. >> reporter: the green party has filed paperwork seeking a recount in wisconsin after its candidate jill stein raised enough money through donations to fund the audit. >> the american public has come out strongly around this saying it has to be done. >> reporter: stein wants recounts in pennsylvania and michigan, too. >> we need to implement these safeguards so that we aren't asking the question after the fact. >> reporter: the states that she's questioning all helped mr. trump secure the presidency. he'll be back in new york this weekend with plans to meet with potential hires monday.
>> the electoral college meets to vote on december of 19th, the deadline set by the constitution. so assuming recounts happen in wisconsin, michigan and pennsylvania and all completed by the december 19th deadline and assuming that they all result in a flip from trump to clinton victories, then yes, clinton would have enough electoral college votes to be america's next president. that's a lot of if's, but the numbers do add a. melissa caen, kpix5. actor steven seagal just got a russian passport from russian president vladimir putin. the russian leader made him a citizen earlier this month. rain is on the way to the bay area, but snow is blanketing parts of the sierra already. take a look. you can see the tree poking up through the snow. the resort opens tomorrow. there is no snow in the city, but union square is aglow
under san francisco's christmas tree. tonight was macy's' 27th annual tree lighting ceremony. the reuseable tree is twinkling with more than 33,000 energy efficient l.e.d. lights and 1,100 ornaments. that's beautiful. >> who counts all those things? >> somebody who has a lot more time than any of us. con the raindrops moving through. there will -- count the raindrops moving through. there will be a lot of them especially tonight. you can see the line now developing getting within radar range about 75 miles west of san francisco. it will be a few more hours, but the rain will be here soon. lots of folks on the ice at union square earlier this evening, chilly but pleasant. it's now 54, concord 43. your temperatures will rise tomorrow morning as the rain moves in and the clouds provide
a blanket over you. san francisco and oakland tomorrow morning between 50 to 52e did. it's a potent -- 52 degrees. it's a potent system stretching out north to south making very little easterly progress. once it does it will rain rather steadily overnight. futurecast says not by 1:00 to even san francisco or marin county. 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, yes, a steady widespread rainfall around sunrise at 6:00 or 7:00 in the morning. by lunchtime the steady rain is gone, replacing it just scattered showers. the afternoon will be the dryest part of the day. the rain moves in again saturday night through sunday and that clears out for the raiders game. rainfall totals getting more robust, 1/2 inch tomorrow morning in hayward and san jose, more for san francisco and san rafael. add in the rain saturday night and some of us could get an
inch or more of rainfall by sunday morning. not a huge storm but a good rainmaker coming up tomorrow impacting your weekend plan. oakland 61 tomorrow, morning rain, san jose 61, napa 58 degrees. extended forecast by sunday morning the rain is done. a couple monday morning showers. that's it. next week looks much drier and also much sunnier. so rain tomorrow morning and not a ton of rainfall but enough to stop the hanging up the christmas decoration outdoor plans on saturday. hold it off till sunday. >> head up to the mountains. enjoy some of that snow. still lots of thanksgiving leftovers. tonight the foods you should never reheat. >> here are tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. ,,,,,,,,
>> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces furniture. well, there's always leftovers after thanksgiving, but some of those foods you may not want to reheat. >> yeah, that's right according to a new study. bacteria grows faster on some of your favorite dishes. doctors say don't safe rice. potatoes cooked in alum
newspaper foil and -- aluminum foil and foods cooked with a high moisture content like stuffing. do not put the entire bird in the fridge. use the oven to reheat your food and not the microwave and flow out any leftovers -- and throw out any leftovers after three to four days. the warriors looking to recreate the master peace they cooked up at oracle on wednesday, but their struggles at staples continue. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
y scored a se the nissan sports report coming up next on kpix5. >> well, the warriors put on an exhibition wednesday when they scored a season high 149 points against the laker, second game in three days against the same opponent and a much different display on the court tonight. steph curry looking to redeem himself after going 0-10 beyond the arc. steph drained 1 from long range early in the 1st. 2nd quarter steph's dunk is not as grace. as his three-point shot. even steph had to chuckle about it. 3rd quarter curry gets the feel and a glimpse of that ball
movement we saw wednesday. dre mon gets the dunk to -- draymond gets the dunk to go, but later in the quarter he leaves with an ankle injury. kd keeps them at a distance, gets the hoop and foul. durant with a team high 29 points. the warriors 109-85 win. experts were negative on green. he says the plan is to play minnesota tomorrow. martin jones getting a rare day off. their period final minute sharks up 2-1 trying to hang on. san jose strikes right back. to patrick marleau for the game winner with 22 seconds left, sharks beat the islanders 3-2 for their third straight win. to college hoops the 2-1 cal bears against the wyoming cowboys, freshman charlie moore, man of the night, with the steal and takes it to the rack, cal up by 15 in the 2nd
half. later in the 2nd in the lane for the layup and the bears go on to win 71-61. they have won 22 consecutive games at home. we will see tomorrow 7:30 against the minnesota timberwolves if draymond green will be on the court. he wants to go, but we'll see how that ankle respond. keep our fingers crossed. >> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
i'll be here. you're all invited to come back this weekend. >> good night. captioning sponsored by cbs >> stephen: elijah, hey man! good to have you on the show finally! >> stephen. it's really great to be here... again. >> stephen: again? you were her before? >> yep. >> stephen: are you sure? >> i mean yeah, there's video to prove it. >> stephen: i mean, i get a lot of guests coming through here. >> what? you don't remember? it was only a few months ago. >> stephen: mmm-- >> you know, i mean, after the show, you stopped by to tell me how great it was to have me on the show. >> stephen: doesn't sound like me. >> well, i don't think i want to say what that says about a host who can't remember his guests. >> stephen: well, i would like to say, that i say, i would love for you to say what is says, because i think it says