tv KTVU Morning News Early Edition FOX January 3, 2013 5:00am-6:00am PST
. police are on the scene of a home invasion and we will take you on the scene as well. a 19-year-old is missing from petaluma. we will tell you what leads the police have to go on. we are actually warming up and we will have your forecasted highs. president barack obama officially ends the fiscal cliff crisis at least for now, it's all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us on this thursday morning, january 3rd, i am pam
cook. >> you look vaguely familiar, you look like pam cook. >> yes, nice to see you. it is cold, i don't care what steve says, it's cold. >> he said it's cold out there. we have temperatures in the 30s and afternoon highs are inching up especially towards the southern end of the peninsular. clear and cold, 35 to 42, but highs today, mid-50s, upper 50s and a few low 60s. here is sal. traffic has been light for the last few days and for the most part we have been doing well. also the morning commute looks good if you are driving on 101 in san francisco. we are following breaking into in san francisco. right now police are on the scene of a home invasion and it happened on 40th avenue in the
city's richmond district. the victims were held at gunpoint and there are no reports of injuries at this point but claudine wong is on the scene talking with investigators right now and she will have a live report in just a few minutes. a 19-year-old sun noma county -- sonoma county woman was last seen at a celebration in lake tahoe. tara moriarty is in lake tahoe to tell us who she is and the effort to find her. >> reporter: they are tracing alyssa burns' last movements and statements records. many of her friends including her older brother and father have headed to lake tahoe to pass this out. 19-year-old alyssa burns has not been seen since shortly before midnight according to her friends who were with her. she was in town for a three day music festival which attracts
thousands of people. she disappeared from the group around 11:30 and by phone she told her friends she was taking a shuttle back to the resort. she was spotted around midnight and a facebook page has been set up to find her after working as a hostess here at petaluma. she was studying to be a paramedic firefighter and she is 123 pounds, long hair died black and a fair complexion. if you have any information about her whereabouts, you are asked to call the police department in nevada. some are criticizing the police department for the handling of this case. the driver is a caused of hitting and killing two innocent people outside of a san francisco liquor store. it happened new year's morning and ktvu channel 2 morning news
has obtained this armature video on 21st street. 19-year-old david morales caused that deadly crash while fleeing from the police. he is described as a convicted felon and given member and he is facing several -- gang member and he is facing several charges including murder. the shelters are now allowed to close their doors to people who are violent or make threats outside their shelters. those rules approved and it was in response to a deadly stabbing at a shelter. in the past shelters were not allowed to ban homeless people who had aggressive behavior. and those in hawaii have authorized the use of the otto open. it is a mechanical device that
copies the president's signature. the bill raises taxes on the wealthiest americans while preserving tax cuts for most americans. and it is buried in that fiscal cliff bill and included in that legislation is a computer benefits program to allow workers to pay up to $240 of their transit costs with pretax dollars. it was original little -- originally part of the stimulus package but the perk was reduced to $115 per month. and coming up at 5:15 the unfinished business congress has to address. it will still be delivered to homes and businesses unless you say you don't want them. a federal court panel said phone books should not be treated any differently than
newspapers or magazines. san francisco wanted to allow delivery of the yellow pages only when requested. 6million unwanted phone books are delivered in san francisco every year. now 'end to the weekend crackdown on drunk drivers, statewide more than 1,400 drivers were arrested for driving under the influence. that compares to 1270 last year. in the bay area 208 dui arrests about the same as last year and there was only one fatal crash including three in 2011. claudine wong joins us now from the crime scene of a home invasion in the richmond city district, she there to tell us what happened, claudine wong? >> reporter: let me show you what is happening now. this is the 500 block of 40th avenue and you can see police are in front of this home where
we have confirmed there was a i crime scene investigators have gotten on the scene and they are trying to put together the piece of what happened -- pieces of what happened. this happened just a few hours ago and nobody was hurt and they are still searching for the people responsible which we believe is a group of people and still this is very early in this investigation and crime scene investigation just got here and we are hoping to talk to these investigators and get a better picture of what happened here. again nobody was hurt and the search responsible for these people continues and this is still an active scene on 40th avenue. we will check back in with you and we will talk to police and bring you the latest details, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 morning news. time is now 5:06, sal is back and i'm sure traffic around that area and other areas are affected, sal? right now traffic -- for the most part it's good and we
have a couple of small things as you mentioned, if you are trying to hit the roads let's take a look at the eave shore freeway and a lot of people are concerned about it getting business i. right now it is not all that busy and we still have a break getting in and if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza. as you mentioned getting into the city it looks good in the south bay and 85. 1507, let's go to steve. nice tweet from jammal which is unincorrect rated -- unincorporated areas. don't tell me you feed them all fancy feast because that's all my cat likes. i think this will take the same
path and it toes paint us with a little rain and the other toes not. patchy frost, some ice, it feels colder to me than it did and some of that low temperatures, 28 concord, livermore 29 degrees and a half moon bay area for the 23, 34 san jose, that is at moffett, 28 fso and temperatures in the mountains are very cold. steer row in tahoe. 27 in ukiah a. everybody is in on the cold party. maybe few mostly cloudies but other than that. except for those higher clouds they are not stopping that cold
air from settling in. so mostly sunny, temperatures upper 50s to near 60s for some. san jose is in there, santa cruz yesterday was 63. cold morning sunny on friday and we will have mostly cloudy to cloudy on sunday and we will have sunny fair cool mornings on monday. so far 2013, the bay area has been banned from burning wood and today it is strong if i discouraged but it's not illegal today. today will be the first day without a spare the air alert. they do hope that the warning will have them calling more spill the air date. back on the ice. you have a rivered cross and you've either got to build a bridge or do something else.
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. they are now drawing down in afghanistan and provides for increased security at diplomatic missions in libya. he will be swearing in and as carla campbell reports, here is more on the old problem. >> reporter: the house and senate will swear in the outgoing congress. that he had an 18 approval rating and that's well below the 13% but it is better than their record level low of 10%
recorded not once but twice in 2012. the carry over of old problems will have a fresh start for lawmakers and they will be dealing with the debt ceiling and the delayed government spending cuts. the democrat versus republican standoff, the gop is dealing with the divide of its own party and it has many wondering how house speaker john boehner will maintain his role and more on that and how democrats will maintain their leap are ship role -- deed here ship -- leadership role. 32-year-old eric suarez will be sworn in after it stretches from fremont to dublin. he defeated pete stark. another will be sworn in after
being retired after 20 years in office. they continue to search for suspects after the city's first homicide. the body of a 30-year-old man who was stabbed to death was found in the bay view district. they are still not clear what led up to that killing. they are hoping witnesses will come forward. police in oakland are hoping surveillance video from a recent bank robbery will help them find the bang robbers. two people suspected of robbing bank of the west near telegraph avenue on december 10th. a man robbed a bank and even though no weapon was seen he reportedly told the teller he had a gun but investigators believe the woman is believed to be an accomplice. day one of the nhl lock out and in just a few minutes, talks resume on getting pro hockey players back on the ice.
>> you have either got to build a bridge on the ice or do something else. >> on some we agree and on some we said no. >> now a deal has to be in place by january 11th in order for a 48 game season to begin. the plan has become a major stumbling block. >> now it is time to talk traffic, what is happening on 101? >> well, it looks good but we keep watching it for you, northbound and southbound 101, let's go to it now, you can see traffic does look good getting up to the 880 split with no major issues and no problems getting into the city. this is a look at the toll plaza, yesterday we had commute which lasted a very short time and then it was clear for most of the morning. also the commute on the peninsular looks good if you are driving across the bay from hayward to union city, let's go
to steve. well, it is falling apart, it seems to be the pattern and what will be approaching saturday to sunday which might give us a little more cloud cover. most of it will go south as almost every system has. clear this morning, overnight lows, 25 to 42, patchy frost out there and some highs but temperatures, they are starting off in the 20s for many again. so, here we go. i mean we can't get that cold air out and areas of frost and temperatures are hard pressed to rebound when you have 29 or 28 but it will be warmer especially towards the peninsular and the santa clara valley. 4 below and zero in tahoe. sacramento 29 so everybody is in on the very cold readings even down into southern california. the system falls apart and a mostly sunny day. today we will have a little more in the way of clouds so it
is not going to matter. temperatures are coming up especially after the afternoon highs and this is not something we have seen lately. another cold frosty morning, after my highs kick in, a little tough for fairfield and we will be 60 in san jose, santa cruz 63 redwood city 69 and fremont 58. tomorrow looks sunny, increasing clouds, mostly cloudy sunday and back to sunny on monday. thank you steve. the executive chairman of google is preparing to travel to cyber space. eric smith will go to north korea on a e mission will be a first by google for a company that has the most restick strife -- restrictive policies in the world. they continue to be
optimistic after the u.s. has reached a short-term deal. australian records reached their highest in more than a year. other major markets showed more by half of a percent and are checking in on the european markets but most are down after a pretty good rally yesterday. checking in on our numbers, we indicate a slightly lower number for the s&p 500 and that's after posting some pretty good gains yesterday. we know the devastating power of a tsunami but we are hearing the u.s. at one time wanted to create a man made tsunami. also an update on rescued brown pelicans that were released from the bay area. the surprising place the birds have migrated to and the areas behind it.
explosives spread over a 5-mile shoreline. and they are looking for a grounded towing ship which ran aground on new year's eve in the middle of strong winds and waves. experts were lowered onto the rig just to check out the damage. the coast guard said there was no sign of any fuel shade and the rig is peers to be staple. san francisco police have released surveillance video of a man who killed a dog. he robbed her and then killed her dog in spite. euphoriant scene at levin worth last friday. he threw the victim's small dog into traffic and police say there is no where to hide in the city after he ran to hide. >> it does not take long to
find something like that. >> if he would do something like this to her and her dog he would do it again to somebody else. >> the 12-year-old dog had to be put down because of her injuries. and they put rewards up for his capture and at last check it was up to $3,500. a group attracts these rehabilitated birds and two birds were last seen in british columbia. being that far north is unusual because brown pelicans tend to work in a warm climate. there is more competition for food and that may explain why those birds are heading north. even here on the explore tore yum, people can get an experience while the pop up exploratory demonstrations throughout the city starting
today. these pop up activities begin this morning 10:30 at the palace of the fine arts. they will bring special science related activities to city streets and the museum is transitioning moving to its new home on pier 15 on the embarcadero. sal is watching everything, how are we looking? >> it will be nice if you were driving somewhere and northbound 280 traffic looks good getting up to highway 17 and traffic looks good coming down to the bottom of the hill. on the sunole grade, traffic looks good coming out of pleasanton through fremont and into san jose. let's go to steve. we have mostly clear skies, lots of upper 20s showing up. 30s in oakland airports, upper 20s in santa rosa, livermore was the last hour and now 29 in
concord as well. by the way, concord observation if you are living in concord it says flurries. disregard it, it happened but it is not, it's clear. 50s and lower 60s so a little bit warmer after a cold day, dave. a lot of police activity is happening as we speak in daily city. an investigation is continuing at an apartment complex, we have the details. and after the newtown connecticut shooting, students are going back to school today and the extra measures people are taking to make sure the students feel safe. and east palo alto is trying to repair a failed levee. stay tuned for more.
. time now is 5:30 let's check in with steve paulson, it is definitely cold but will that continue? >> no doubt about it, 20s and 30s but the afternoon high temperatures are bumping up, clear cold, frosty conditions, ice out there, afternoon highs with mostly sunny skies with near 50 to 60 degrees. here is sal. it does look good getting to highway 17 and the commute
is getting off to a nice start on the san mateo heading to the peninsular. here is pam and dave. we have news coming in from daily city. a man stabbed his father several times in an apartment this morning at the crown colony apartments on imperial way. the material's injuries are not life-threatening. a reporter is there talking to the police and we will bring you the very latest as soon as we get it. and we are having breaking news from san francisco. joining us from the scene on more on what happened, claudine wong has more. >> reporter: we have video on what has been happening and on the 500 block, we can see police officers are out in front of this residence and you can see a light is on in that
unit on the first floor. officers are going up and down to process this scene. i want to direct your attention to the front of the building because i want to show you video we took with the last 20 minutes. there is a knife left and that's the first thing crime scene investigators took when they got here. they measured it took video of it and took it after putting it in a paper bag. they say an officer responded this morning to a home invasion and what they say is 5 black men all in their 20s robbed and took electronic devices. nobody was hurt, there were a group of adults inside that unit at the time when this happened and again at this point, what they are doing right now is going through the evidence and going through the
scene and trying to put the pieces together as they continue to search for the people responsible. residents out here are surprised by this, they are waking up this morning trying to figure out what is going on certainly shocked by this invasion. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 morning news. later today, east palo alto will hold an emergency meeting to fix a failed levee. ktvu channel 2 morning news was there when heavy rains caused a creek to breach that levee. several homes were damaged and city managers signed a proclamation to ask sacramento for 2. $7 million. >> we found damage to the creek banks and at the historic university bridge. it requires immediate attention
to restore flood control for the rest of the rainy season. >> they say they are trying to deal with flood concerns and state officials are expected to be here at today's emergency meeting. well, there will not be extra security measures after three people were swept out to sea by sneaker waves. charles quaid of richmond drowned on the beach at national sea shore. four days earlier, a father and son died, a large wave swept them away while fishing. they have warning signs already out there but they have no immediate plans to add lifeguards or put out extra patrols. new details on what led up to a deadly shooting in a sacramento bar. the daughter of a victim, gabriel cordova said her father accidentally spilled a drink on montoya, the alleged gunman.
she claims her father apologized but he shot and killed cordova. another man who was a bartender was also killed. montoya is in custody. several students are headed back to sandy hook elementary school but it is another school which has been transformed to look like sandy hook. they are adding other things from the school to make the students feel more comfortable. >> the staff said it gives them an eye doesn'tty and a -- identity and comfort level. >> the students will spend the rest of the year at the new school. and the new town superintendent said it will be up to the community to decide what to do with the campus where a gunman killed 20 children and 6 adults
last month. polley class was kidnapped during a slumber party. today would have marked her 32nd birthday. here is more on preparing a major announcement. a look at the technology aimed at keeping today's children said. there is more on fellow republicans and there is aid for those from super storm sandy. republicans from new york and new jersey were furious so now a vote is scheduled tomorrow on a $9 billion bill to help pay for flood insurance claims. a second vote will be held january 19th on an additional $51 billion aid package. tonight, we will get a look at the progress of the installation bay lights project. they will have more than 125,000 lights which will be a dazzling light show and the new
attraction is scheduled to light up the bay area for two years. >> that will be incredible. >> time now 5:36, sal will help you drive along the east shore. it looks good, dave and pam coming up to the westbound commute with no major problems and it also looks good but traffic is doing very well, and at the bay bridge toll plaza, it is light and at 6:00 we had a back up. we'll see what happens, more and more people are joining us every day, and if you are driving on the east shore freeway, i'm sorry, on the other freeway, good morning steve. it is cold out there, it will be mostly sunny cold and mild. temperatures are coming up, not much change tomorrow, the extended outlook, cold but looking mostly dry, all the way
to the 15th is what that says. i think it goes south but it has ridge city over us. we've had 3 months in a row and it makes sense, you get a three weeks stretch of mainly clear and quiet. 42 and patchy ice, feels colder to me and there is a little more moisture in the air, some patchy fog, another system is completely falling apart, and we will keep an eye on it. 20s for livermore, napa 27, novato 30s 41 in half-moon bay which had a south wind and easterly breeze, 4 below up in chuckee. it is cold all over the place.
this system has nothing to work with until there is a change in the pattern. temperatures are rebounding ever so slowly. we had a few towards gilroy and santa cruz, some -- a cold morning gives way to a bad one. oakland will be 59, oakland 58 gilroy 62, redwood city 59 and fremont 58 along with mountain view. cold sunday and looks mostly cloudy and most of the rain goes south and sunday days monday. 5:39 big news if you own a subaru, what can happen if you don't get it fixed. cutting down on trash, a new item on sale at starbucks. good morning, 880 is
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. here is a look at some of the top stories, new member of congress gets sworn in on capitol hill. right away they have a deal with left over business from the very unpopular 1 is 12 -- 112th congress. breaking news from san francisco, police are investigating a home invasion this morning. it happened at 3:00 a.m. at a home on 40th avenue. the victims were held at
gunpoint. right now we have no details of any injuries. in another top stories, police are investigating a stabbing at an apartment complex. janine de la vega is there with the details of the investigation, jeanine? we are here at the crown colony apartments and this is just off imperial way where police are investigating a stabbing, it is an apparent fight which broke out between a father and son. right now detectives are on the scene, investigating what happened in one of the buildings but to get more details, we are signed by the -- we have more from the police department, what can you tell me. >> reporter: it was a chp transfer about a father and son in some type of domestic violence disturbance. >> reporter: what happened? >> what they saw was father and son had been involved with some
type of altercation and father had stab wounds. >> is he going to be okay or is anybody else involved? >> at this point it is the only two people involved and they are being transported to be treated for ors injuries and we have officers at the crime scene. >> reporter: thank you very much. we have the daily city police department and we will stay here and let you know if anything else develops later on the newscast. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. new this morning, subaru is recalling more than 600,000 vehicles because of a fire concern. now the recall affects all 2010 and 2011 outback and legacy cars. they also include the tribeca suv with the model years through 2012, also the forester
suvs from 2009 through 2012, now the concern is over the lights beneath the doors which can cause a fire. subaru will install an additional fuse at no cost to the owners. hillary rodham clinton is heading home after being discharged from a new york city hospital. she was seen getting into a van with her family in manhattan late yesterday. she spend several days while doctors treated her for a blood clot in her head. she did not suffer any neurological damage and is expected to make a full recovery. there is still no word on when she will return to work. obama administration announced a major change on immigration. >> beginning in march, immigrants who are relatives of american citizens will have a much easier time to file for residency. it benefits up to a million of
the 11 illegal immigrants in the united states. a parent spouse child or parents can receive hardship wavers. the mountain winery is due in court later today. he was killed in his pangs back -- mansion back in november 30th. it shows jewelry and cash were stolen during the attack. doctors are giving new details about a mysterious case which is shrouted in secrecy. the petaluma girl was kidnapped and killed in 1993. the class kids foundation will introduce several technology based child safety tools. they include a child smart phone app and a medical --
metal breast ban -- wrist ban which is hard to get rid of. it causes a mess on the curbs and also can inflate garbage collection rates. they are investigating this misdemeanor crime and that's a low priority. while many are looking for scraps, they have noticed large scale operations to pay people to dig through the trash. starting today, customers will offer a reusable plastic cup for one dollars. -- $1. it already gives customers a discount of a dime when bringing in a reusable cup. time is there, it is
handing on 7880 sal. >> right now traffic continues to look good around the east bay and as we drive passed the oakland coliseum, 880 northbound on the right of your screen traffic still looks good, 580 still looks good on the lakeshore curb. the toll plaza continues to look good although there is no line at the toll plaza. if you are driving on hayward, it looks good on 280 and 517. let's go to steve. some local frost, mostly clear, a few high clouds but no big deal a little warmer but cold temperatures are settling in and no frost advisory or freeze warning, although yesterday there was although it seems to be just as cold.
another system following a -- falling apart and in between we get a few high clouds. concord and walnut creek, 30 novato, napa airport, 38 at fso, san jose at 34 degrees and it is cold all over the play. this system, not much left of it and cold morning it is not touchuppy -- not too shabby, 60s in oakland and 58 in fremont, 58 degrees along with mountain view. increasing clouds saturday, a stronger system comes in and it looks like a dry pattern after
that. >> >> by 10,000, 372 million americans claimed insurance and that's a 5 week high. they say it is volatile and some people put off filing claims during the holidays while others are being let go for government officers. it is a busy day as they tracked more back to retailers and that's because returns are often the last item on the list. ups said some people will wait a few more days and they expect to ship more than 2 million packages next week. the start off recently found a
. good morning cold again, lots of 20s and lower 30s, temperatures under mostly sunny skies and we will have a few low 60s. dense fog may have contributed to a deadly helicopter crash in the central valley. it happened yesterday morning and rescue crews searched for several hours to find the heavy wreckage. the pilot was karen johnson and she was helping with frost control aimed at keeping crops from freezing. it is now causing a bigger conversation about whether anti- paparazzi laws are needed. the unidentified photographer was hit from an suv while trying to take pictures of justin bieber's car and justin bieber was not in the car.
they are calling for new legislation to crack down on paparazzi. photographer argue that any laws like that violate the first amendment. and the television network wasco founded and it will become part of al jazeer network. al jazeer is less interested in current programs and wants the contract it has with cable and satellight companies. >> initially it was because they developed a reputation which was toxic after the first gulf war because they were covering the caltranseltys of the -- casualties of the war. >> al jazeer has little to say about its current plans but they have plans to move their current headquarters to new
york. they could dissolve of this spring but they are not commenting on that. the all day rally raises awareness which establishes a bill of rights for the homeless. the bill includes pot luck to feed the poor. healthcare workers will hold a press conference in oakland announcing their plans to deal with a tax from employers. many have made their voices herd before but if they had dealt with medical facilities attacking levels and they will speak out with their plans to deal with the pending problems. the california highway patrol wants to make it easier for you to apply for a job. today is the first day the chp will allow you to apply for a job online but you only have until saturday to do it.
just go to chp careers.com and by the way you cannot have a felony conviction and must be a high school grad and be between the ages of 20 and 35. getting closer to our 6:00, let's check in with sal. pam, dave, it's not all that bad as we look at northbound 280 and it still looks good getting to highway 17 and we are still looking for problems spots. no problems on 17 heading into the valley and we are getting more crowded on the sunole grade. let's go back to you. we have breaking news coming in to dahly city, it was a violent dispute between a father and son. and missing from lake tahoe, what we have learned
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