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thick covering of small filling the skies yesterday. the wood burning and stagnant air created an unhealthy makes in the bay area yesterday despite several spare the air alerts. we will have a full check on whether as we continue our team coverage of the weather and traffic let's take a look at the big board. yesterday, the dow had the day off. now, out of the gate about 40 minutes after the opening bell, the dow is looking pretty good.
>>justine: we're getting some new consumer confidence numbers. the consumer confidence index has now surged for december. this is the highest number since april. >>darya: sears and kmart said they did not do well. more than 100 stores are closing. sears says it is because they did not have good sales. fan
>>erica: as we head into the overnight hours we will continue to see cloudy conditions. a chance for a sprinkle or two in the north bay. cahow the orange on the screen indicates less than a half mile visibility. dense pockets stretching from now but to the coast line. we will be monitoring that throughout the morning. upper 20s in fairfield. we are right at the freezing mark in santa rosa and
everywhere else south of the golden gate bridge, forties around the immediate areas. 45 in downtown san francisco. in terms of temperatures this afternoon we will see mostly cloudy conditions and a little bit of sunshine as we move closer to 2:00 p.m. with highs in the mid '50s. as we turn our attention to future cast 4 we have the potential for wet weather. rain chance begins tonight but the wet weather will stable to the north. friday, the chance of rain will shift salsify and to move closer to the bay area. how cute cost sphere
lighter than usual traffic. on the sand tail bridge we have no problems. the volume is down from a normal commute date. the westbound traffic which is the right side of your screen is equal to eastbound traffic. your ride on the golden gate bridge, we are still looking for fog. it looks as though we fifth get some around mid span. jeff faugh in the south bay we are looking at a pretty good drive. your
commute to the mid peninsula, we mentioned the 101 and 92 interchange, there are no delays there. >>darya: its new details on a fatal fire that happened in san leandro. the woman who died is identified as valerie rodger's ferry fishy was killed along with her two dogs in the fire. there were smoke detectors inside the home if they said they were not working. think to year-old boy was killed in an accident in an antioch yesterday. south of a very relative was backing a vehicle out of the driveway off around 1:30 p.m. and the boy somehow fell and was run over by their relative. the
investigation is ongoing but police say it for years to just be a tragic accident. there were two girls crying to be molested by an aide the lawsuit claims that child development failed to do an adequate background check. in this lawsuit they claim that he was not properly supervised. he is charged with molesting several girls. an official says he was fired immediately after they learned of the allegations. >>darya: police are looking for a man who robbed a south san francisco gas station. a man pointed a small handgun at the cashier in demand money. half faugh
>>darya: wall street numbers have been good after the game almost an hour after the opening bell. stocks higher this morning falling home prices falling. they are trading at 12,316. they are looking good this morning. we have a few public transit agencies offering free rides on new year's eve. safe 80 do not
>>darya: there is a developing story out of the east bay. police are looking for whoever was involved in addition there have been in oakland that left a man in stable condition. the shooting happened at international boulevard and 39 avenue of around 10:30 p.m.. this is not too far from the fruitvale bart station. no arrests have been made and there is no motive for the shooting. the after christmas holidays off today, yesterday was vague in the area but turned violent in source parts of the u.s.. this is one person throwing a chair. there were fights at the mall of america. this video has the by a shopper. a large contingent of more securities fell as they patrolled. there were reports of shots fired in a number of arrests. >> we had of 210 reports of fights. if we wanted to defend the volume of people
in the mall. >>darya: in all, the police arrested five people for disorderly conduct purify false security ... an additional four people. >>darya: the man suspected of killing nine year-old girl appears in court today. he is charged in the death of alley lemon. providing a list and possessive case furious fight she was found three days after she was reported missing. he was babysitting her and her two sisters. he has a criminal record in florida and north carolina. >>darya: a look at the helicopter crashed that happened, this was a heart transplant, they were trying to take a heart for a transplant in northern
florida wednesday medical helicopter went down. all three people were killed. these are aerial shots of the scene. how they had left the mayo clinic in jacksonville, there was a surgeon from a technician and pilots that were on board in still furious the cause of the crash is under investigation furious we will be back with more in just a couple of minutes. here is a live look outside of the james lick in san francisco.
group says if the assaults were meant to honor those who had been executed. the bombings targeted markets, cafes and government buildings in a dozen mostly shi'ite neighborhoods. the attacks coincided with a government crisis that has already strained ties between skoda--between the suny and shiite muslims. >>darya: take a look at the strong storm that has hit the stores of thailand. the giant waves continue in six southern provinces along the gulf of thailand. there is wind and rain causing destruction. the waves are believed to have been caused by monsoon surges that began on sunday. houses and infrastructure along the shoreline have been damaged. >>darya: more flooding in
thailand now affecting neighboring countries with a thousand cars that were damaged when the waters reached a nearby factory run by honda. honda has plants in thailand. there were in the process of restoring this factory before resuming operations. to make sure that none of these cars and make it onto the market they're using a particular serial number and posting it on there website. >>darya: we're back with more in a couple of minutes. here is a live look at where it is foggy in vallejo. the carquinez bridge. if
temperatures are not nearly as cold as they were yesterday. he take a look at fairfield hovering below freezing coming in at 31 degrees. upper thirties in the north bay. take a look at those forties south of the golden gate bridge. downtown san francisco at 45 degrees. 45 in mountain view. into the afternoon, plenty of the '50s. some breaks of sunshine. 55 on tap for oakland and hayward. for diseases in the south bay and into the north bay as well. as a first chance of rain will be tonight however it looks like the chance of rain will stay well to the north. tsongas steve we do see any sprinkles it could be
friday. as we advanced the clock to 11:00 a.m., in the early afternoon he will see a shift south were closer to petaluma. the rainfall is light in nature. everywhere north of san rafael will be getting a healthy dose of light rain activity. your 7 day around the bay forecast highlights temperatures in the upper 50s and low 60s with mostly cloudy conditions. the first possibility of what weather is friday with sunshine saturday and sunday to. >>george: we are tracking a much lighter than usual ride around the bay area. on the
bay bridge there are no fog advisories or metering lights and not much traffic in. it is is easy commute in all directions eastbound and westbound at all of the approaches. the san mateo frig, lighter than usual traffic. for the golden gate, 101 into and out of marin county, a little less visibility. look at the ride on 680 southbound as he had to pleasant hill has concord. 60s are the speeds there. westbound 24 has no delays. a 12 minute drive time from hercules to berkeley. this the south bay freeways look good.
>>george: the north bay ride is completely to lay free. >>darya: mark jackson now has his first win as the head coach of the warriors. for four fan golden state led by 19 points to. for >>darya: the anaheim ducks it ended there losing streak against the ducks. san jose loss for the first time in five games. the ducks are 3- 0 against the sharks. the host vancouver tomorrow. >>darya: drew breeze is the nfl record holder for passing yards. he surpassed
the mark set by dan marino in 1984. he has passed for through duress or more for an nfl record 12 times this season. >>justine: do not forget, it pays to flee. no tickets matched friday's $173 million mega millions of jackpot. that brings today's drama of to an estimated $206 million. you could take home as much as $152 million if the match the winning numbers. mega millions it's played in 42 states and washington d.c..
trading down by 2 1/2 points. britain's prince philip is leaving the hospital today after zero undergoing treatment for a blocked coronary are feared if here he is with his wife, the queen. he said four nights in the hospital recovering from successful surgery. cause haag high >>darya: half researchers at ohio state found that half >>darya: research suggests that toddlers use food to workplace a tight relationship with their mother. >>darya: and toyota is
launching a new hybrid vehicle. phi pham the auto maker is calling this one of the awful fifth if $21,000 fury if 5 >> let's take a look at the weather 55 before for look at a high, only 55 if the 50th. we are back with more in a thoughtful and diphtheria fear is a live at a live camera 50 if will be right that fear if
areas. jackie sissel is live in vallejo with a lot of foggy conditions. >>jackie: that is 80 westbound, the traffic is headed towards the carquinez bridge if you cannot feed of rich even though it is only a couple hundred yards away from where i advanced. it is shrouded in heavy fog fury if visibility is left him a quarter of a mile. i have not heard a fogged advisory have been issued for the carquinez drift for you can see fog, they might and it might be coming finn. >>darya:
>>erica: the fog is the big story. as we head into the afternoon, mostly through fees. as we head into tonight in the rest of the work week we have the potential for what weather. you will see that in your extended forecast. clear conditions in santa rosa furious for the downfall has paid its way into some of our inland valleys 50 if the death of this morning. particularly heavy into petaluma and san rafael. phrases like fairfield are down to a half mile of visibility fear if your if they look at temperatures live outside the door of. no longer in the '20s. for the
most part, upper 30s in the north safe and everywhere else has a widespread horthy's. kuala 5:11 a.m. we will see widespread 50 fury if how >>erica: neighborhood by neighborhood we are expecting 53. netflix allen announced of the north bay, partly cloudy conditions. 53 effective in downtown san francisco. the satellite and radar shows a dry hole and over the bay area. we will
see a lot of cloud cover behind this system and maybe sprinkle or to into the no. 8. you will see that in the extended forecast. we have the potential for wet weather beginning tonight. if we do see any friend told they will be north of the golden gate. mostly cloudy conditions over the next couple of days. let's get a check on the morning commute with george. >>george: traffic of a little heavier today and yesterday cut it certainly is not much of a drive. the bay bridge has been incident free. we have had no hot spot. like now we have no metering lights in very light traffic through the upper deck. all of the approaches look good coming out of the macarthur maze
and of of the nimitz freeway. looking at your ride on the san mateo bridge, it is heavier than yesterday but wider than usual. no problems across the span to the peninsula. on the golden gate, an easy ride half southbound who green on the road with answers. but >>george: 24 and 680, they all look good. no delays to speak up on 580 as it heads westward coming out of the altamont pass towards the san ramon valley. we are delay free there as well as on the south bay freeways. you will see that the ride on 101 northbound still looks great heading out of the coyote valley and the
trip to downtown san jose through mountain view, the drive times there are running about 12 minutes from the capitol expressway to the montague expressway. a very easy commute. >>darya: a developing story out of oakland, a man was shot for just a few blocks from the fruitvale bart station. the shooting happened at international boulevard and 39th ave. will tran is in oakland with detail. >>will: this is the place where the man was shot. after being hit the man was rushed to hospital and this morning is listed in stable condition. the search continues for the shooter. this point we do not have a motive or if the two knew each other. >>darya: the dow has an up and down. right now where we
bring into negative territory. this comes after a report that home prices fell in most major cities for the second straight month. that is further evidence that the housing recovery in the county. the s&p shows prices dropped when 19 of the 20 cities that are tracked. we also received consumer confidence in the economy slipping to the highest levels since april. analysts were predicting 59. improving confidence is in line with retail reports of a pretty decent holiday shopping season. still, the december confidence rating is below
the 90 level that indicates an economy on ground. >>justine: since the obama administration is going to raise the nation's borrowing limit by 1.2 trillion dollars this week. treasury officials say that the increase will boost the nation's growing limit to 16.4 trillion dollars. in august, congress and the administration agreed to raise the borrowing limits. this would be the third step in the process. >>darya: we are back harass a couple of minutes. call george here is a live look from the mt. tam cam. specs of we will be right back.
stopped organizing in iowa. he could have a better than expected showing in the january 3rd iowa caucus. >>darya: new this morning, a man accused of cheating and afghanistan war veteran at his homecoming party has turned himself over to authorities. ice this is a man that shot 22 year-old christopher sullivan. police say he turned himself over to authorities and booked on suspicion of attempted murder. he got into a fight with the soldiers a brother and then pulled a gun. sullivan tried to stop the argument and was shot twice. he is now paralyzed. >>darya: we are back with more in a couple of minutes. our big story this morning is the weather. it is shaping up to the foggy. the clouds and fog have gotten thicker throughout the morning. she oakland and san
now, we have a little glimpse of the son when is the fall going to give way? >>erica: we are anticipating mostly cloudy conditions as we head into the afternoon. the fog will clear closer to 10:00 a.m.. we could be dealing with pretty hazardous driving conditions however we are seeing better conditions everywhere south of the golden gate bridge. the fog is more widespread around the area.
>>george: on the bay bridge, light and easy traffic. your ride on the san mateo bridge is still a smooth commute. a 13 minute drive time. for the golden gate bridge, take a look at 101. traffic is really like. the commute is almost over in the southbound direction. the ride on 24 westbound, there is no slowing. your ride on the south bay freeways is still basically delay free all over the south. a very light and easy ride there. the marine commute has been problem free all morning with 23-4 minute drive times from a bottle to the golden gate bridge. call costs >>darya: there are a few bay
area public transit agencies that will give you a free ride on new year's eve. oxford ride on muni, caltrain and the santa clara valley transportation services are free new year's eve into the early morning hours of january 1st. bart will be offering services until 3:00 a.m. all the other services will not be free. there are plenty of public transit options. there also be a special muni metro service available. >>justine: we are getting an update on the deadly connecticut house hire that happen christmas day. fowl play has been rolled out in the blaze that killed five people. he who believe the fire was a fireplace or related. the fire started christmas morning. the house has now been torn down. the
mother was a prominent new york advertising executive. for she did make it out of the stanford house alive. her three young children and parents died in the fire. the culinary investigation is showing that the fire was just a tragic accident. >>darya: the man suspected of killing a nine year-old girl in indiana told police that he beat the girl with a brick and then cut her up. that is a picture of him. he admitted in an affidavit. cut the >>darya: here are the
remnants of a helicopter crash that they were on their way to picket a hard for a transplant. they do not know what made the chopper crashed. they left the mayo clinic in jacksonville at 545 a year carrying a surgeon, a technician and a pilot. the cause is under investigation. >>darya: closed christmas shopping was big. it did turn violence at the mall of america. this the two videos hosted by a shopper at a mall. there were fights and shots fired. there were many arrests. there were police officers and security officers involved. police say they attempted to push shoppers out of the mall to maintain the peace. how family received up to 10 reports of fights. we're
>>darya: strained ties between sydney's and shiites. the first major attack since the u.s. has protested completely from our rock. >>darya: devastation in thailand as storm waters continue. provinces along the gulf of thailand, wind and rain still leaving a path of destruction. cuts the water was brought in by monsoon surges. houses have been damaged in the thousands have been forced to ally kuwait. the water in thailand is affecting honda. more than 1000 cars are under water and a damaged with high waters. honda has
two different factories in thailand. they were in the process of restoring this one before was flooded out. they are recording all of the serial numbers and putting them on a honda website to assure you that they will not be sold on the market. this factory is the second-largest in thailand. >>darya: good news for toyota. here is their new hybrid. it is the most fuel- efficient car here. it hits the market this week, $21,000. >>darya: 8:28 a.m., we are back with more in a couple of minutes. our big developing story is the fog. the fog is very thick
>>darya: international boulevard and 39th avenue around for 10:30 p.m., shots were fired. this is not too far from the fruitvale bart station. no arrests have been made. right now we're switching gears and go into another developing story which is the weather. >>erica: widespread fog around the bay area fifth. it is a cloudy and foggy start today. once the fog clears within the next two hours or so we will see mostly cloudy conditions and
temperatures in the '50s. of overnight we will continue to see cloud cover he's yes. i will keep you updated on that but in the meantime a check on the forecast. >>erica: take a look at the east bay valleys. degrees in the cases occur in two-5 mi. of visibility. we are seeing widespread fog. take a look at now suffering one degree above our freezing. 43 right now in redwood city. into the afternoon we will see conditions slightly cooler.
mountain view will get up to about 55 degrees. 55 on tap for half moon bay. your satellite and radar shows that dry conditions of the bay area right now. the majority of the bulk of the wet weather is sitting offshore in the pacific northwest. we have a lot of cloud cover headed our way fury if upper 50s in the low 60s, the first real chance for sprinkles on friday. more sunshine and cool head into his saturday and sunday.
>>jackie: thought it looks like it is getting more foggy if dan.--and dense. i did see a chp officer drive across the bridge but i have not heard it they have issued a fogged advisory. the good news is, even though the fog is extremely heavy, traffic is extremely light. they should not affect the the commute. >>darya: are there any other areas where traffic is being affected? >>george: for the second day in a row, a fog advisory issued for the richmond san rafael bridge. at the toll plaza off it was reported especially dense. the ride on a one-to-one for marin county, as jackie said, traffic is a very light.
continuing with the bridge check will go next to the bay bridge where the westbound ride is very light. there are no problems or delays. the golden gate bridge started out clear before the fog moved in. speeds are in the '60s. it is an 11-12 minute drive time for hercules to berkeley. third it has been a light and smooth commute for 280, 85, 101 and 17. >>darya: stocks have been up
this morning. the dow is doing better, it is up 11 points right now even though we did see some negative housing news come out. markets were closed yesterday because of christmas. friday was a very good day. we are wavering with the dow. leading a economists say the economy will grow faster in 2012 if we are not for knocked off track by the debt crisis in europe. if unemployment will barely fall from the current percentage. this year, the economy likely grows less than 2%.
>>darya: that sales for kmart and sears means they are closing 100 stores across the country. we do not have the exact locations of these stores but they are reporting poor sales for the holidays. sears says by closing stores that would generate 150 million in inventory. kmart is blaming for reduced layaways at a drop in sales in clothing and consumer electronics. >>darya: at today's jacquard drying is $206 million. that would be 152 million if you took the cash. mega millions is played in 42 states and washington d.c.. here is a
losing streak plan at the expense of the sharks. san jose lost for the first time in five games. the ducks have been one of the horse's chance in the nhl. san jose is in vancouver tomorrow. >>darya: andrew friezes now nfl record holder for passes. the saints quarterback surpass the mark set by dan marino in 1984. he passed for 300 yds or more in an nfl record 12 times. this seems a win means the 49ers will have to wait until next week to cleanse their first week by week. >>darya: the fog is a big developing story. we have one team coverage--we have a live steam coverage continuing. the approach to the bay bridge looks nice and sunny agreed we will be right back. for
hours or so. santa rosa is now at freezing. february south of the golden gate bridge, widespread 40's. as we take a look at future cast 4, but 11 a m widespread light blue. that indicates '40's and phrases like napa. i will show you those numbers neighborhood by neighborhood. slightly cooler conditions compared to what we saw your horse >>erica: and hayward, mostly cloudy with breaks in sunshine. the north bay sitting in the low 50s. 53 expected for downtown san francisco. as we turn our attention to future cast 4
we have a slight possibility of rain fall. it does not seem too likely. the chance of rain will stay for up portions of medicine and accounting. the green on the screen is impacting portions of santa rosa. by 3:00 p.m. everywhere north of san rafael will be contending with light rainfall and we will continue to see scattered light showers. in the meantime we are expecting upper 50s and low 60s. mostly cloudy conditions for the next couple of days and more sunshine as we progress into saturday and at the start of 2012. the >>george: and an official fog advisory finally in
place at the richmond san rafael bridge. chp issued this one a little while ago. half the fog is heavy enough, not on the carquinez bridge but here on the benicia bridge. notices received just south of the span, they are up to 70 mi. per hour for 680 southbound into the ride into concord. on the bay bridge is an easy ride. no problems westward into the upper deck. the san mateo bridge has been problem free all morning long and all free. there is fog for the golden gate but there are no delays. 580 west word there are no- space. 101, 85 and 280 to look good with much lighter than usual traffic. >>darya: we have new details
into a fatal fire and san leandro. the woman who died has been identified. she was killed along with her two dogs in the fire. the smoke was pouring from the roof when firefighters got tariff. officials say there were smoke alarms in the home but they were not functioning. >>darya: a two year-old boy is dead after being hit by a car in a driveway in antioch. it was a relative who killed the boy. the boys fell behind the car in the driveway around 130 yesterday afternoon. their relatives accidentally ran him over. he was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. investigators say it appears to be just a tragic accident. >>darya: the family of two girls who say they were molested sent by an aide are now suing the day care facility. they say in
adequate background check was not done and to the suit also claims they did not hardly supervise him. he is charged with molesting several girls at the on campus program at trace elementary school. an official says he was fired immediately after they learned of the allegations. police are looking for a man who robbed a south san says cisco's gas station at gun click on christmas eve. the man walked up to the cashier and pointed a small handgun at the cash year before getting away with cash. 8:50 a.m., we are back with more in a couple of minutes. here is a live look outside at the james lick freeway which finally looks like it is getting it a little bit of sunshine. we are back with more in a couple of minutes. costs
announcer: stanley roberts found some people beating badly. >>stanley: this man is asleep behind the wheel of a van. on the center console, three lines of a white powdery substance sitting in plain view. as i go to the other side, i will stop the video right here. a look closely in the mirror. a man is about to open the door and robbed a man of his wallet just that fast. welcome to sixth street in san francisco. simply described by locals as sketchy. >> it is bad. i would not want to live over here. it
is drug infested. there was a guide cooking and shooting his drugs right in front of us. >>stanley: these students at the local beauty college get a window seat of the craziness. the moment i got out of my car i saw this man and this man asked me if i had a lease for an because he had a woman's purse for sale. public works has used disinfectant every day to clean up all of the urine and feces. this man was urinating in public a few feet away. as soon as the
city cleans up the process starts over again. there is no telling what you might see. this guy wanted to show me how to stop traffic by jumping out in front of a moving car. right now, this area is as raw as it gets. >>darya: if you have a comment or story idea for >>stanley: , you can reach him on our web site on facebook or e-mail him directly on www.kron4.com. >>darya: in new this morning, prince saw looked returned to the royal family's country estate after spending time in the hospital undergoing treatment for a blocked coronary arteries. here is video of a sellout and his wife queen elizabeth. he is 90 years old. he spent four nights in a hospital after being taken to hospitals complaining of chest pains. >>darya: the bond that a mother house with her child can affect the child's
weight. toddlers have a core emotional relationship with their mothers are more likely to be obese when they turn 15. the findings supported previous study that scott listed did not have a close emotional ties are more likely to be obese by the age of foreign staff. toddlers may begin to use food as a source of comfort in place of their mother. we are back with more in a couple of minutes. our big story is the weather. very thick fog around the bay. the fog is very thick in spots. a great start to the date. we will be bacchus cf ha ha run of
>>justine: a triple line pilates [sirens] del him yes shot her ninth director in the data bridge. we will start the hour with what is happening at sfo. >>erica: the delays are over an hour right now at sfo. on fog tracker 4, you can see pretty dance bands of read. less than a quarter mile visibility from petaluma and delta center felt. for every were also held the bay area, the three indicates between two and 5 mi. of visibility. we will be monitoring that of the morning. as we look at current temperatures, '30's and '40's around the bay area. as we check out where
a going to be in the afternoon, mostly cloudy conditions of a temperatures a couple of degrees cooler compared to what we saw yesterday to. there are no 60s to talk about today. mid-50s in the south bay. 53 on tap for antioch. 53 for those of you in into rosette * santa rosa in downtown san francisco. satellite and radar shows clear and dry conditions of the bay area but we do have cloud cover headed our way. most of the wet weather is well to the north in the pacific northwest. your 7 day around the bay forecast us shows the upper 50s and low 60s. a slight chance of rainfall for. after
>>justine: here are conditions outside in a vallejo. it is very foggy. jackie sissel is live with more on the conditions. >>jackie: is foggy and looks like it is getting even more foggy. the carquinez bridge is a 200-300 yds away but she cannot see it. it is completely shrouded in fog. the traffic d.c. on 80 westbound right before the bridge, it is a very dense. i did see a chp officer drive across the bridge a while ago but i do not know if they will issue a fog advisory. the good news is there are not a lot of cars on the road. it is not
impacting the commute have much. >>justine: what does this mean for the roads? gerge rask is here. >>george: believe it or not, even with conditions as foggy as they are, the chp has not issued a fog advisory for the carquinez bridge but they have issued a month for the benicia bridge and the richmond san rafael. we will start our bridge ads on the bay bridge. westbound, no fog conditions. light traffic all morning long curious your ride on the san mateo bridge has been problem free. the commute is pretty much over in both directions eastbound and westbound. the golden gate even though it was foggy at mid span is not foggy enough an advisory position. the fog advisory
was issued on the richmond center felt rich and it is still in effect. be the rest of the east bay ride as we pick up the traffic maps, you will see that there's not much in the way of red or yellow on the sensors for the freeways. look at the ride on interstate 680. it is a good one in both directions. your ride for the south bay as well is a good commute and problem free. in the north bay, the mid peninsula, a look at the riot on the 1 01-92 and to change. here is the marin ride which has been delayed
free all morning long for this out on drive. the drive times are running 23-24 minutes from novato to the golden gate bridge. >>justine: a developing story out of oakland, a man was shot a few blocks away from the fruitvale bart station. behalf be will tran is reporting from the scene with a new details. how will >> this is the place where the man was shot. if after being hit, he was rushed to hospital and is listed in stable condition. he should be able to survive his injuries. half at this point we do not know a motive or if the two knew each other after >>justine: consumer confidence surged to its
highest level since april. that is up from a revised 55 when two in november. analysts were hoping for a 59. improving confidence is in line with retail reports a decent holiday shopping. that is still below 90 which indicates an economy that is on solid footing. >>justine: if you have dreamed of becoming a millionaire, today could be your chance. no tickets matched friday's jackpot. today's high is up to $206 million. if you opt for a cash on sunday would take home 152 million-taxes. met the millions is played in 42 states as washington dc. we will take a quick break but we have much more ahead. a very foggy san francisco. - 7 a.m., we will be right
>>erica: a lot of cloud cover on the mt. tam cam. the fog is more widespread. mostly cloudy conditions with temperatures sitting in the '50s. for the overnight hours will continue to see cloud cover and a chance of spring goods. in the meantime, the fog is a big factor around the bay area. coming up and my next report will have a look at the wet weather on tap. >>justine: about 5000 people are without power this morning in fremont. pg&e does not know the cause just yet. there is no estimate on when power will be back on. stay with us in detail e- reader we also have some new updates on the deadly house
fire that happened in connecticut. the mayor has said foul play has been ruled out in a fire that killed phyfe family members and that the blaze was fireplace related. the fire started on christmas morning. the house has now been turned down. the mother is a prominent new york advertising executive along with a man who worked for the family, bill--fabled meted out of the home alive. the preliminary reports of the fire was a tragic accident. >>justine: new details on a world of killing in indiana. a man suspected of killing a nine year-old girl told police that he be flickr with a brick and then cover up with a hacksaw. here is a mug shot up the suspect. he has admitted in an affidavit detailing the girl on november 22nd. he was babysitting her and her two sisters. a judge has ordered him to be held
>>justine: we are back in its decision 2012 news. presidential contenders are getting ready for towards throughout ireland today. stockman,. and gingrich are making their final kick, each claiming to be a conservative alternative to mitt romney. if mitt romney is said to visit with voters in new hampshire. it's
sprinkles will be breaching portions of santa rosa. it will shift southward and continue shifting by 3:00 p.m.. as we look ahead towards new year's eve, mostly cloudy conditions. by new year's we anticipate more sunshine. the highs will be right around 60. if >>george: we have enjoyed a light and easy ride around the bay area this morning. very light traffic conditions. this is what we will see for the better part of this week. no hot spots or major incidents or delays the if we have some of advisories as some of the bridges for. here at the bay bridge we have been a problem free all morning long. on the san mateo
>>justine: a few bay area public transit agencies are offering free rides, encouraging people to take trains or buses instead of driving drunk. rides on muni, caltrain and santa monica vehicles will be free. treads on bart will not be free but the agency will be providing additional service until 3:00 a.m.. so many people packed san francisco's waterfront for the midnight sponsored show at the embarcadero. the there will be a special message from muni service. new details into the fatal fire in san leandro. the woman who died has now been identified as valerie rogers. she died in the fire along with her two dogs. officials tell us the homes
had smoke alarms that did not work. a two year-old boy is dead after being hit by a car. a relative was backing the car out of the driveway around 1:30 p.m. when a toddler fell and was run over. the boy was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. the investigation is ongoing although investigators say this looks like a tragic accident. >>justine: the family of two girls who said there were molested is suing the troubled allman center. they're claiming they failed to do an accurate background check and claims they did not properly supervise him. he has been charged with molesting several girls get trace elementary school. an official says he was fired immediately after learning about the allegations. >>darya: consumer news as home prices fell for the
second straight month in major u.s. cities. this is further evidence that the housing market is a rather bumpy. the s&p index shows prices dropped in october from december in 19 of the 20 cities that the companies tracked. >>darya: if you do not have plans for new year's eve, tune into the kron4 special saturday night. it is the bay area's best way to ring in the new year. catherine heenan and gary radnich are the hosts. that is coming up saturday night at 11:30 p.m.. we will be right back. leviathan
>> this shopper was on its way to get a heart for a transplant and crashed in northern florida killing all three people on board. now, that transfer stations is waiting for another organ. today, the nav transportation safety board is combing through all of that wreckage as a part of their investigation. new this morning, the man accused of shooting and afghanistan war veteran and his coming home party has terms of in to authorities. christopher sullivan is now in critical condition after a shooting that happened friday night in san bernadine up. police say
that 19 year-old from himself in san has been booked on suspicion of attempted murder. according to police he got into a fight with the soldiers brother in the fall a gun. >>justine: the bond that a mother has with her child could affect the child the week. researchers at ohio state failed toddlers that have an emotional relationship with their mothers that is lacking is more likely to become obese when they turn 15. the toddlers are more likely to be obese by the age of four and a half. the toddlers use food as a comfort in place of their mother. the story appears in on my face as if like to retire story. here
>>justine: jackie sissel is live in a vallejo with conditions out there. they seem to have improved a little bit fearful fact >>jackie: i am at the carquinez bridge on westbound 80. with a couple of hours ago, you could not see a couple of hundred yards but the visibility is now getting better. cost
>>justine: eric it is here with details of the weather ferias >>erica: the fog is a little more widespread depending on where you are. we are seeing clear conditions closer to vallejo but places like santa rosa are still dealing will of high-risk we have made some improvement carry the falcons the big story this morning. call queue to the afternoon, partly cloudy conditions. we have the potential for wet weather tonight stretching into friday. we have made an improvement in places like sfo, now with 7 mi.
visibility. as you head into the next couple hours, clear conditions around the bay area although still contending with coldest temperatures. right now, 39 in nevada, 38 in nablus. as we check out with its numbers go into the office all slightly cooler. redwood city is expected to get up to about 54. the focusing our attention in the north bay, mostly cloudy conditions. 54 extended newhall lash shall scott >>justine: most of the wet weather is situated off shore and over the pacific northwest hilarious we have a slight chance of sprinkles, you'll see that in your extended forecasts. if we see a drop 42 of rain
it will be contained north of the golden gate. the bulk of the wet weather will be impacted meant to see a county. the first chance of rain around the bay area is friday. sunshine saturday and sunday. it is time for a check on the morning commute. >>george: ec is dick yeah, only area her theory is by foggy conditions we have not had any major incidents clearly if we have even had- conditions reported in the early morning hours. those have subsided. bridge check shows like traffic on the bay bridge. the metering lights have not been activated and we have been incidents free. the san mateo bridge has been problem free, trouble-free and the delay for the right not and attack and and and
and and there aren't the biggest problem we've had here is with our camera. on the richmond san rafael bridge, a fogged advisories still in place. looking at your ride on the east the freeways, interstate 80 in the the ride westbound, it has been delayed free all morning long. the venetian bridge is under a fog adviser. the south bay freeways continue to move well. a pocket of slow and go here and there with speeds drop in just under 60 mi. per hour. it will not at any time to the drive. the mid peninsula commute looks good with no delays for 101 or interstate 280. >>justine: in the east bay police are still looking for suspects involved in a shooting in oakland that left one man in stable
condition. the shooting happened on international boulevard in the 39th street around 10:30 p.m.. from no arrests have been made. the motive is still unknown. right now it has been a pretty stable day. online shopping jumped 16.4% on christmas day. many purchases were made from mobile devices. they tripled. according to the ibm smart commerce unit nearly 7 percent of all
online purchases were made using in ipad. fourth >>justine: sears is planning on closing 100 per stores. kmart merged with sears a few years ago in an attempt to save one another and apparently it is not working. will tran is in oakland with why sears is this move now. third >>will: not even santa could save sears. the company was hoping holiday sales will generate millions of dollars for them. it is the most important time for retailers. this past holiday was not good for sears. we do not know which stores are on the chopping block, this store could be saved. as far as jobs, sears is not commenting on those jobs for now. there could be layoffs the bentley down the road.
>> we wanted to reduce the volume of people in the mall and see if we could push out the people who were causing the problems. paths >>justine: we're taking a break at 9:41 a.m., do not forget. we are less than one week away, just a couple of days away from 2012 and the countdown to the kron4 new year's live party, it is coming up saturday night. it is the bay area's favorite way to ring in the new year. kron4 new year's live is the only local countdown show hosted by catherine heenan and gary radnich. the
>>darya: and growth and a rock is claiming responsibility for attacks that rocked baghdad killing almost 70 people. the bombings targeted markets, grocery stores, cafes and government buildings in mostly shi'ite neighborhoods. the coordinated attacks coincided with a government crisis that has already strained ties between sunni and shiite. the first major attacks since u.s. troops completed a full withdrawal from iraq. >>justine: an iranian
official is saying that it is warning western countries that if they are frightened they will shut down the street. the exercise could bring iranian ships to the proximity with the u.s. navy vessels that operate in the same area. iranian officials regularly hold war games. they have also been fighting piracy in the gulf. >>darya: strong source of desk-strong storms @ thailand this morning. the wind and rain left behind it terrible trail of destruction. they are as high as 5 m and believed to be caused by a monsoon phenomenon that started on sunday. houses and infrastructure along the shoreline have been badly damaged in the conditions have forced thousands to evacuate.
>>erica: we can finally see the buildings from our roof camera in san francisco. patchy fog and a little bit of sunshine peeking through. we are still seeing dense fog into the north bay. portions of santa rosa towards petaluma and san rafael are dealing with less than a quarter of a mile visibility. we are seeing
fog spilling over into the delta. in livermore the red indicates less than a quarter of a mile. the good news is the fall will begin to break up within the next couple of hours. we still have some pretty cool temperatures but we have made some improvements. a couple of locations still hovering in the 30's. 38 is the current temperature in napa. how call turning your attention to future cast 4, by 11:00 a.m. call light blue indicates both locations in getting into the 50s, still holding on to forties' in places like napa and vallejo. as we advance closer to the afternoon, 2:00 p.m. we will still see a light blue indicating the majority of fifties around the bay. i do not think we will see any 60s this afternoon. oakland will only
get up to about 55, 56 in los gatos. low 50s and places like antioch in and san rafael. a pretty chilly 51 expected for richmond did this afternoon. as we take a look at the 7 day around the bay forecast, upper 50s and 60s. we will be dealing with mostly cloudy conditions for the next couple of days and potential for rain north of the golden gate bridge and a little more sunshine for saturday and at the start of 2012. let's get a final check on the morning commute. >>george: as we continue to track light traffic around the bay area, we have had no hot spot this morning. right now we're looking at very light conditions on the bridges. sixth your ride on the san mateo bridge has been called on free. here is a live look from the toll plaza looking westward
towards the high rise. on the golden gate bridge of the fog is starting to lift a little bit but there are no problems with that right. a fog advisory in effect but not likely for much longer for the ride on interstate 580. for interstate 80, since the bear is 62 mi. an hour. a pretty good commute for the east bay freeways. the marin county commute is also without delay. take a look at 101. for the first time, it will slow between burlingame and san mateo on 101 southbound. otherwise trouble-free. >>justine: new this morning, the 49ers have release struggling wide receiver brian edwards. he had knee surgery earlier this season. each we did
this morning saying that the move was because of his injury. edwards received a one-year $3.5 million contracts in august. >>darya: drew breeze is now the nfl leading record holder for passing yards in as bases and periods the saints quarterback surpassed the mark set by dan marino back in 1984. the saints win it means that the 49ers will have to wait to win a first round bye week in the playoffs.
>>darya: for >>justine: and hockey, the anaheim ducks ended its a winless streak at the expense of the sharks. san jose loss for the first time in five games. so far this season the ducks have been one of the worst teams in the nhl but they are a perfect 3-0 against the sharks. the host vancouver on wednesday. we will take a quick break and we will be back with much more right after this as we take a live look outside at what could be fall. that is just the bay bridge. we will take a break and be right back.
>>justine: the fog has been the name of the game for the past couple of days. we are under a chance of showers and the north bay starting tomorrow, thursday and friday. definitely stay with us for updates as we track a possible rain storm. it looks like we're starting 2012 on a nice warm notes. and thank you for joining us on the kron4 morning news, justine waldman, our show starts at 4:00 a.m., we hope they would join ness. have a great day.