tv KPIX 5 News on the CW CW November 8, 2013 10:00pm-10:31pm PST
the super typhoon in the philippines. e bad intense wind, heavy rain now a whole lot of damage left behind. impact of a super typhoon in the philippines. the party is over the bad behaviour that got a bay area fraternity shut down. >> tuesday is not your typical day for weddings. why there will be a lot of i dos in the middle of in ext workweek. >> at least -- next workweek. at least 100 people are dead in the philippines. chief meteorologist, paul is tracking super typhoon. this storm in size and intensity has dwarfed hurricane katrina. this is a monster, still huge. here are your latest updates it is heading directly toward vietnam, leaving the
philippines, still tonight a category 3 typhoon and may strengthen before it makes land fall tomorrow. catastrophic storm surge damage where the ocean rises temporarily as the storm passes by thanks to all of that wind. here is the storm now, category 4 updated as of the last couple minutes. 130-mile an hour sustained winds, category 2 or 3 storm as it moves through vietnam and rain maker for southern china. lots of damage. here is a look at what happened over the past 24 hours. >> reporter: winds of 150 miles an hour and blinding rainfall battered coastal villages in central and southern philippines. flooding and downed trees mean no body could get in or out. this was reduced to scrap. rough seas tossed a crew of 15. rescuers were unable to save
one man thrown over board. it moved quickly, it may have limited the mud slides and severe flooding but since we are talking about an island nation storm surge was the number one concern. winds whipping around a storm of this size and strength literally shove ocean water toward the ocean line. the water level rise was 23 feet. for example if the ferry building was in the philippines when the storm passed by the whole main structure would be completely under water and waves would crash over the clock tower. this typhoon is a last thing the philippines needed. last month a 7.2 magnitude earthquake hit the same area. some people are still living in shelters. we saw damage in mississippi and louisiana from hurricane katrina, a weaker storm. and building codes in the u.s. are better and more strict than the philippines we will see
more and more damage as we get to the people that are dealing with this storm. there are millions in the path of the storm still to come. >> thank you. one bay area woman tells us she is terrified for her family members in the philippines but at the terrapinned to help. she -- determined to help. she is worried for her cousins some of the 750,000 people forced to evacuate. tonight she tried to get ahold of them but last check no luck. >> phone linecommunications are really bad. when i look on the tv, it just breaks my heart. >> filipino community center in valet hoe is planning a fundraiser on the 16th. students behaving badly at cal have lead to a fraternity being shut down. on campus tonight. sounds like a familiar script, drinking and hazing, leading to a whole lot of trouble andrea. >> reporter: it is not only a
familiar script for this fraternity, but the entire cal greek system. one uc berkeley police are trying to crackdown on. lights and sports center are on but according to the national website the fraternity house is not a home any longer. as of wednesday the charter was pulled. the omega chapter who didn't want to talk to us had their charter pulled for hazing and allegations of under aged drinking. >> they are loud, rowdy, really obnoxious. >> reporter: you don't have to look hard, to find the signs of boozing, the red solo cup. cal police had been trying to educate and end binge drinking in the greek system. one weekend logged a record 14 calls for ambulances. >> we ask them how things have been, it is a lot worse this
year, concerns of people basically, going to hospital because of the alcohol consumption. >> reporter: they yelled at anyone who got close to our cameras though most greeks stood united with them, not everyone is shocked or sad to see them go. >> i do love my school they are very restless and obnoxious. >> reporter: now while the brotherhood may be disbanded by the national organization the people still living in the actual house itself will be allowed to stay until the lease runs out. four people in custody accused of robbing a pleasonton couple after they won money at a local casino. armed suspects forced their way into the couples house in august and demanded the money. the couple was hurt after a long investigation, three suspects were arrested in october the fourth taken into custody on wednesday. their son set on fire
because he had a skirt on the suspect a 16-year-old boy who said he did it because he is homophobic. how the victim's family is trying to turn this into a positive. >> without really knowing what happened, i can't know, i can't know the mind of another person. i can't know the motivation or intentions. >> reporter: karl has a lot of questions for the teen accused of setting his son on fire. he said those unanswered questions prevent him from talking about how he feels toward the suspect. >> in my heart i believe in the goodness of humanity. >> reporter: 16-year-old richard thomas was arrested for the crime and appeared in court yesterday. his family said he is remorseful and family members want to meet with fleischmann
to personally apologize. for now he says he wants to focus on helping sasha get better. they spent the morning, dressing up bus stops. they are tieing the ribbons along the 57 bus stops the bus route he was on when attacked. >> it is for sasha. >> reporter: oakland police believe it was the skirt that 18-year-old sasha fleischmann wore monday that made him a target aboard a bus. sasha identifies himself as a gender, neither male or female. the suspect used a lighter to set his skirts on fire. >> sasha is being really well taken care of and in stable condition. >> reporter: he remains at the st. francis burn center he has had one surgery and will need more. his father tells me he is thankful for all the support it
is this kind of support that turned a tragedy into something positive. >> grateful for all the love and care and support people have shown us. >> reporter: the victim's family is asking others to tie rainbow ribbons to bus stops along mcarthur boulevard. richard thomas the 16-year- old accused of lighting sasha on fire is due back in court next week. students and teachers at sasha's high school in berkeley took part in wear a skirt for sasha day. during lunch those who participated took pictures to send to him. george shirikawa will go to jail. he was sentenced to one year in jail, three years probation. he pleaded guilty to charges he misused public money and prosecutors said he took more than $130,000 using some of it to feed a gambling addiction.
a popular thai restaurant shut down because of cockroaches. they were cited for multiple violations including what the health department called a high risk vermin infestation. the restaurant is already addressing the problems and could reopen tomorrow if it chooses to. a southeast couple meets a man, who answers their ad about a puppy for sale. how the couple ended up starring down the barrel of a gun. >> we miss her very much. >> reporter: they don't want their faces on tv this young couple says they want their pomeranian puppy promptly returned. >> her name is bronxy but we nicknamed her kisses. >> reporter: they arranged to sell her threw ebay when the -- throw ebay. when the man showed up he seemed nice enough claimed he was buying her for his daughters birthday.
>> he was petting the dog acting like the dog was his kid or something so at first we didn't have any suspicion. >> reporter: but then what happened? >> then he got bi polar and pulled out a gun. >> yeah, just look here homey get out of the car just a lot of get out of the car come on and he had already zipped up our puppy into his jacket. >> reporter: after he took their puppy the couple then says he tried to take their car but they floored it and sped out of the parking lot. >> he vanished within seconds. >> reporter: police identified the suspect. if you have any information call san jose police. in san jose, joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> crime stoppers is offering a cash reward leading to an arrest and conviction. home grown fix. health care website failure. solution from a bay area group. >> tieing the knot on a
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day of trading, twitter stock dipped a bit today the price slid 7% to close at $41 a share. volatility in new stocks is common, as investors try to gauge how well it will do in the long run. twitter cofounder, will be on cbs sunday morning listen to his response when asked if twitter has changed the way we communicate. >> not necessarily because people are pointing to longer form. people are pointing to news articles and videos and including images and so, the 140 characters is a nice little caption a headline. >> he will also talk about his future plans for his company and see the whole interview sunday morning beginning 6:00 a.m. on kpix 5. today president obama visited the port of new orleans to make a case on spending to infrastructure. he also acknowledged the ongoing problem s with the roll
out of health care.gov. >> i promise you no body has been more frustrated i wanted to go in and fix it myself but i don't write code so -- >> the president says his team is working overtime to get the site fixed but john blackstone introduces us to a san francisco group that has already come up with a solution. >> reporter: in a san francisco office shared with other tech start ups three guys in their 20s saw health care.gov as a challenge. this was a weekend project for you. >> yep. >> reporter: but a few late nights. the three built the health sherpa.com it solves one of the biggest problem s with the government site. >> they have it completely backwards what people want upfront. >> reporter: what they want -- >> pricebenefits to make the decision. come to our website put in your zip code in this case i put in a california zip code, hit find plan and you immediately see
the exchange funds available. >> reporter: they have plenty of experience, working at twitter and microsoft but this project is a public service. >> there was no thoughts how do we make money, it is like well, this is a problem we know we can solve in a short period of time let's just do it. >> reporter: using information buried in the government's own website built by high priced government contractors they found a simpler way to present it to users. >> that is the great way of having a small team you sit around the table, how does this work. no coordination meetings or planning sessions. >> reporter: the features keep on coming. >> thousands of couples will be heading to the altar in just a couple days. sharon chin why one bay area couple says next tuesday is such a lucky day. >> reporter: mike proposed to sha reese during a tahoe trip
over january 11th, 12th and 13th he wanted the wedding date to match, november 12th, 2013 or 11/12/13. >> definitely something that would stick with our kids, and our kids kids. they will probably forget my birthday but won't forget our anniversary. >> there were no objections, it felt right. >> reporter: they were among 36 couples scheduled to tie the knot here at san francisco city hall on 11/12/13. for this couple the unusual date gave them a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something as unique as they are. they will have people dressed as zombies making the rounds at their wedding reception. >> stands out as much as our relationship does. >> reporter: booking a tuesday wedding has advantages. >> i didn't have any trouble booking make up artists, cake, dress, i had no problems at
all. >> reporter: davies bridal says a 700% jump on weddings november 12th, compared to last year, up to 3,000 couples who will share that anniversary date. for mike there is a bonus. >> when i added up all the numbers it added to 33, my favorite number. >> reporter: a lucky omen for their lucky day. couples who want to get married on a consecutive date will have one more shot this century next year on 12/13/14 it is a saturday. >> very popular day forgetting married next year. it will be huge. >> you can take all the good luck you can get >> why not. more luck. >> if it rains on your wedding day it is supposed to be good luck. >> then you are locked in for life. if you are getting married this weekend you are going to have to love each other a lot. we are not going to see a drop of rain until perhaps towards the middle of next week.
until 12/13. gosh. hope not that long. bay bridge, mainly clear skies. we had showers this evening. we had showers. a meteor that flew over the bay area tonight spotted by a photographer trust me we have the picture. there it is. he captured the massive fireballs that flew across the sky we told you about this a couple nights ago, south torrid meteor shower. higher than average likelihood you will see a big fireball the big meteors. that is what we did see over san lorenzo earlier. you might see some away from the water. san francisco and oakland, dropping down to 50. concord your low, 46 degrees. we need rainfall why? average rainfall, is up to 16.5 inches right now less than 4, 23% of our normal rainfall heading into the city, stopping
by china town, taking a walk down the embarcadero, no rainfall. 65 tomorrow. mainly sunny skies sunday, with a high of 63. what is going on? why no rainfall? because of this. very simple. big blocking ridge of high pressure doing what it does best, blocking. blocking all the systems sending them up to the north. not good news for pacific northwest not getting a break whatsoever. weather is not changing all that much. all the storms stay to the north. when it moves it looks like it will not move enough. only a few rain showers mainly north of golden gate on tuesday. we will not see as much rainfall toward the top of next week. veterans day dry, a couple showers on tuesday that is it. most rainfall will fall on the north bay tomorrow sunshine, san jose 70. fremont, 67. san ramon, pleasant hill, low 70s. same story vallejo.
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