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abc7 news starts with breaking news. >> the breaking news comes from san jose. >> woman dead after police say she was hit by a car in a driveway. abc7 news reporter joins us with details. >> the public information officer just arrived on the scene. he will give me an update in a few minutes. detectives from san jose traffic unit have arrived and leading the investigation. police confirm that at 2:30 this morning residents in the subdecision called police saying that they heard some type of arguing or screaming. when police arrived they found a woman dead in a driveway. now curing to officials, she was hut bit driver of a small ford s.u.v. it appears the driver pay have backed into the woman, pinning her against a garage door and killing her on impact. this is video you will see only
on abc7 news, the driver would was taken into police custody. police made the arrest on the scene and this is video of the driver. they sayerly -- they say early indication is she could have been under the influence. the driver was arrested under suspicion of driver under the influence and vehicular manslaughter. police are asking anyone with information contact the san jose police department. this makes the 34th traffic fatality in the city. detectives are still working the scene. i will have another report at 6:45. >> thank you, nick. >> the wins and then the demander because the winds are the big story. they gusting to 29 miles per
hour and up to 32 miles per hour along the coast and move down the peninsula at 18 in san carlos. everyone else is less than ten miles per hour until fairfield at it will miles per hour. during the morning rush if you are below 1,500' you will be calm. the next 12 hours, breezy in the hills and only 60 at 4:00 and 57 and a possible shower. inland we have 45 togethers, calmer conditions at the pass and winds are 30 to 40 to 75. 60 at 4:00 and 55 at 7:00. a stray hour is possible this afternoon at the coast and temperatures in the mid-50's with increasing clouds. >> downtown san francisco at high street scaffolding has fallen so you will expect traffic delays and the cable car is shut down, too, at clay and
sacramento. scotts valley area there is an accident in the fast lane affecting northbound and southbound 17. we will look at the altamont pass with high wind advisories in effect with slow traffic from the central valley and vasco road, a three car accident which is jamming things up. traffic is flowing nicely with a high wind advisory can clear sailing and no fog and traffic is getting into san francisco nicely. >> more open develop news we have been following all morning with wins creating widespread damage. amy hollyfield is at interstate 580 in livermore. >> as you stand here, i thing, what wind? it is breezy out here but no intense gusts.
check out what the wind did overnight. there is amazing video from interstate 580. you can see the big rigs that the wind knocked over and topple over a travel trailer. this happened on eastbound 580 in address. it was quite a surprise to the people in the area. >> it is bad compared to most days, even if you get a couple hours of good wind but nothing compared we to what we have today. >> c.h.p. says one of the trucks was blocking the exit. they got it moved. they decided to leave one truck out there. it was so dark they want to wait until they can see it until they moved it. no one was hurt, just a lost shock. >> a large tree could not withstand the winds in antioch.
it toppled over and a branch punched through the roof. a man and his son were in the back bedroom. they heard the loud noise that was the tree snapping at the base. >> i was on the edge of the bed. i jumped and i saw the branch coming out from the ceiling. it scratched me a little bit. then my son started crying because he was scared. >> it sounded like the house was falling. it sounded scary. it was shocking. >> he was treated at hospital for scratches and the tree was dead making it more vulnerable to the high winds. you can get weather alerts and live radar downloading the weather app. happening today in marin county,
a celebrity chef is scheduled to testify in the attempted murder and car theft case of 19-year-old max wade charged with creating a lamborghini to impress a former classmate. the car belongs to a chef who had it in a repair shop. wade tried to kill 9 girl he was trying to impress after she rejected him. against attorney say there is no evidence droll linking -- directly linking wade to the crime. >> an 83-year-old at risk woman is missing and last seen leaving her home yesterday in the afternoon. she has not been seen since she left for a walk. show does suffer from short-term memory loss and has diabetes. show has last seen wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt.
>> if you are concern about gang violence in san jose you can voice your opinion at another townhall meeting tonight. this is the second if a sires of scheduled meetings by the damage task force to get community input. it is part of a two career -- two year plan to stem gang violence. the meeting is held at community center at 6:00 to 8:30. >> officials with the afsc&e local 299 are pressing for policies that put public health at risk. the union represents 22,000 uc hospital employees. the university says the concerns are a smokescreen to hide the real agenda...to cut back on pension changes that others have accepted. >> investors are praising for earnings report from apple.
it could be another weak showing. analyst expect profits to fall from a year ago and sales are only expected to rise slightly. the earnings report could reveal how families of the new iphone are doing. the earnings report comes out after the closing bell. >> opening bell is going for mike in the forecast. >> here is what is going on. we will start off with light showers with .14" in boulder creek and skyline boulevard to the rest of saratoga we have .04". there is moisture in the mountains of santa cruz. the winds are not pushing the sutro tower around. in san francisco to the east bay hills, it is calmed down. temperatures are today or eight
to 11 degrees cooler touching everyone. that is why this is going to be prominent in the forecast. headed through the day, we will see the wins pick up in speeds a little but not so fast as they were. we have a stray shower. that will linger tomorrow. so will the cooler-than-average temperatures with possibly mid-60's inland and calmer and brighter on wednesday and especially thursday. halloween will be the nice of the days to be outside. sue? >> trick or treat, nice treat for halloween. a street in the santa cruz mountains with the accident at northbound 17 finally cleared. that is good news. drive times from the central valley headed to castro valley you are looking at one hour, 101 and through the san jose area is fault a bad drive from 85 at 14
or continue minutes and 280 from pacifica to san francisco, a nice ride. the east shore freeway, bumper-to-bumper traffic with metering lights on and gusty winds. there is a delay. traffic is backing into the macarthur maze. >> thank you. twitter wants to avoid the botched i.p.o. fiasco for facebook so they have passed a new test as they are ready to go public. >> new video shows the man accused of going on a deadly rampage against his own family. >> super storm sandy a year later: the new images
this is traffic at san rafael on 101 moving pretty well. the winds have really died down from how they were howling overnight. mike? >> tomorrow is the first anniversary of super storm sandy and the landfall on the eastern seaboard that devastated new york and new jersey. a year later, recovery is well underway. pictures show communities in the storm zone before and after. you can see the strong come back a year later. sandy is the nation's second most expensive weather disaster causing $65 billion in damage. the storm also left 182 people dead. >> also, a 25-year-old man is fading five couldn'ts -- counts of murder. he stabbed his cousin's wife and his four children in brooklyn. he was living with the cousin's family and picked up a meat
cleaver and went on a rampage. the children were age one to nine. they do mutt know the motive but some talked about the fact he was jealous that others found jobs in america. >> toyota is holding on to the distinction of being the top selling automaker. they sold 7.5 million vehicles first nine months of the career outpaceing g.m. and says sales were led by overseas growth. >> investors will watch washington to see if the federal reserve makes changes to the stimulus program that has helped send stocks soaring this year. last month the fed said they would not cut back the stimulus to the surprise of investors. any changes to the program will not be made until the new fed chair is approved, a former head
of the bank in san francisco. >> the new york stock exchange says the test run of twitter's public offering went well, the first time ever that wall street has staged a mock i.p.o. including traders stimulating buying and selling shares. the goal is to avoid the technical problems that facebook experienced during the debut last year. san francisco-based twitter will go public before thanksgiving and will sell 70 million chairs -- shares at $17 to $20 each. >> halloween has been about scaring people but now it is about scaring up big business much the national retail federation estimates people will drop $7 billion mostly from haunted houses. one owns five of the professional haunted hows
including in denver where the wait is four hours. he believes that is a way to make money but a way of getting therapy. >> people coming into their own and want to escape and stop thinking about things and the world and how scary it is and come out and get scared. >> profits are rising for haunted house owners rising faster than the lifting dead. the next question: trick or treating weather? >> mike? >> i did run in a zombie race for san jose parks and recreation and it was fun.
my son and i did that. it was neat. congratulations to the parks and recreation and san jose start university helped with that. thank you, gentleman. now, radar and satellite shows it is quiet on both ends other than the light showers that form in the santa cruz mountains. just because the winds are from the northwest is why you are getting them and no one else is, but the low is counter-clockwise taking in four different states idaho, nevada, oregon and california. it will slide closer to us today. we have a few breezes on mount tamalpais with gusts up to 30 or 35 miles per hour. they will slide down. clouds build. showers pop. randomly. mostly over high elevations.
we will have our warmest weather thursday and friday before another weakened system moves in. through the san ramon valley through pleasanton we have temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's and livermore is 52. we are 51 in oakland. 51 in hayward. 52 in san francisco. 54 is warmest at san carlos. 39 in napa. tomorrow morning and wednesday morning you could be neitherring with frost. temperatures today are in the mid-50's at coast and low 60's for everyone else but livermore is 64 and san jose at 63. tonight, low 50's inland but the chance lingers a stray shower. the wind is the santa cruz mountains, possibly even the east bay hills that could see a stray shower through tomorrow. the boast chance of seeing measurable rain is in the higher
elevations. the streets could be a little slick but there is not much moisture. a lot of cold, though. we transition wednesday and back to average on thursday and friday's this weekend i is cooler again and you society the -- set the clocks back an hour. >> tracy and headed to the am pass we have a high wind advisory. in the southbound road at vasco a big rig with self -- several cars, a nasacy -- nasty scene. the san jose drive, all freeways are looking green. just a little bit of slowing 280 toward the 87 junction. otherwise you are looking good in the san jose area. mass transit shows everyone out and running on time.
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with greater job security and have climbed the career ladder. they probably have more vacation time, too. >> they see the light at the end of the tunnel. >> news continues at 6:30 with the top stories. >> including the doctor sentenced to prison in the death of pop star, michael jackson. >> gusts were so strong overnight they knocked over big rigs. that is coming up next. >> here is a look from sutro tower include the fastest behind speeds when we come back and how much faster the winds are than this morning with a stray shower in the forecast today and a couple of days in the seven-day outlook. >> you can see the bay bridge and metering lights are on and traffic is bumper to bumper. we have a couple of accidents on 680 after the
the metering lights are on at the bay bridge toll plaza. there is still a wind advisory. that is the kind of morning we have. >> we have had advisories on several bridges. mike? >> you noticed it drive across the bridges this morning that was it breezy across the bay bridge. sfo has the fastest gusts up to 29 miles per hour. the coast is 29 miles per hour, all during the morning commute. the altamont pass will be at 35-miles-per-hour gusts. the next 12 hours, breezey at the bay. a stray shower is possible only reaching 60. inland, the next 12 hours, it is calmer and 44. and stray shower and only 60 today. grab a coat at 57 in the evening with an isolated shower.
at the coast, we will be lucky to get in the low-to-mid 50's with clouds and a stray shower. a colorful sunset and 51 degree by 7:00. >> a couple of things are happening so first to oakland we have an accident at oakland street with bumper-to-bumper traffic and beyond the scene or leading to the scene it is slug issue to the macarthur maze. on 680, to separate accidents. one is a stall. the accident is involving to cars at olympic. the damage is done. this is southbound headed from concord where it is very slow from 24. >> developing news: bay area drivers could find it windy this morning but it is not dangerous
as when the winds flipped several big rigs. >> what a mess. check out this video of what the wind did. the gusts were strong enough to knock over big rigs. six of them. toppleed. it happened 580 eastbound in tracy. it caused problems. a truck blocked an exit. a worker who talks to the truckers passing through tells what he was hearing. >> they were trying to stay in the lanes and people were going side to side. a lost trucks were moving from lane to lane. that is the big issue, looked like they were driving in theing for because it is like a black wall. >> he said the area is windy but not this windy. it was a surprise. c.h.p. officers say no one was hurt. they decided to leave a truck
out there. it is out of way and not blocking traffic. they want to wait until it is light so they can see it before they move it. >> thank you. high winds caused problems in emeryville. crews cleared rubble there after the winds tore the front of a store front. this happened at 9:00 last night when "forever 21" store came crashing down. a couple of cars were damned. you can get weather alerts and radar by downloading the weather app at abc7news.com slash --/app. >> the funeral is held for a 13 -year-old andy lopez shot and killed on tuesday afternoon while walking with an air rifle resembling an ak-47 and was shot by a sheriff deputy.
the deputy said he feared for his life and opened fire hitting lopez seven times. the f.b.i. has joined local agencies looking into the shooting. >> the district attorney is expected to open an investigation today into a senior live in facility accused much leaving patients to fend for themselves. four disabled patients were found in castro valley open saturday. the staff left after state folks ordered the facility closed. three workers including a janitor, stayed on the job without pay to care for the patients. the owner's attorney tells abc7 news there was sufficient staff. >> i base on what the paramedics did, transporting all 14 people out of there to the hospital. i am not a medical expert. we are in law enforcement. if the medics say we have to get everyone to a hospital, i go with what they say. >> the tone causes it a
"misunderstanding," and says the owner is chronically ill. two other facilities had their operating licenses revoked owned by the same owner. >> parks worker accused of running over a sunbather will be in court. a hearing is set for the 58-year-old who pleaded not guilty to physical any manslaughter. he is accused of killing a 35 -year-old mother in a city vehicle while sunbathing with her 11-month-old daughter and a dog at holly park andly last month. his defense attorney says three swerved to avoid hitting a dog. >> an arm robbery suspect shot by san francisco police is in serious condition this morning. the shooting happened after officers cornered him at mallorca street a few blocks away a suspect had tried to grab
a suspect at an a.t.m. machine. he pistol-whipped the victim and ran off. the suspect then turned the gun on the officers. the victim left the scene. investigators tracked the victim down and questioned him of the attack. >> a today senate committee will talk about ways to improve safety communication between pg&e and city officials regarding pipelines. the move is after a pipe line was shut down in san carlos this month over safety concerns. san carlos officials say they first learned from the media not pg&e that flawed documents were used to wrongly declared boot line safe and was ordered shut down this month but has been allowed to be reconnected to flow at lower pressure. a report of alleged national security agency eavesdropping. a spanish newspaper said the n.s.a. tapped into 60 million phone calls in spain in one month. this is a week a similar reports
of spying by the united states in san francisco and germany. the white house is reviewing the way america gathers intelligence to account for the security concerns of united states citizens and allies. the "wall street journal" reports that the white house cut off monitoring programs after learning of them including the one that was tracking german chancellor merkel. >> we are continue to follow breaking news. a driveway death in the south bay involving an s.u.v. >> a sleep in with a mission in a popular san francisco park tonight.
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the sierra. we have a lot of snow there falling as we mentioned and scattered showers best along the coast to san diego. the winter both -- winter weather advisory until 7:00 this evening with 3" to 7" of snow. >> celebrating in the news room. we do have chain requirements. in oakland, we have northbound accident in the clearing stages at high street with a vehicle facing the wrong way in the fast lane. traffic is backing to 66 and the coliseum. two separate issues on 680 in walnut creek, an accident in the clearing stages at olympic and a stall which is clearing out but the damage is done and the red sonsors, and traffic is bumper to bumper from concord moving into the 24 junction and
southbound through the san ramon valley. eric? >> it is just about 6:42. homeless advocates will stage a sleep in, in san francisco in the mission district protesting a proposal to close city parks at night. currently, san francisco's 220 parks are open all night but there is a measure to close the parks between midnight and 5:00 a.m., helping to prevent $1 million a year in losses from soon dallasism and illegal dump ing. opponents say this is to criminalize homelessness. >> the gun control measure drewing national attention to the south bay. >> woman is found dead in the south bay. what makes this case so unusual. >> dr. conrad murray released. the reason he was let out of the reason he was let out of prison overnight two years [ male announcer ] it is more than just a new car...
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nick? neighbors heard noises this morning. either an argument or a scream. detectives from traffic unit are leading the investigation and say the witnesses were afraid to look to see where the sounds were coming from and called police who arrived in minutes. police confirmed at 2:30, residents in this subdivision called the police saying a woman was hit by a car. police found a woman dead in a driveway. according to the officials she was hit and it appears the driver and the victim knew each other. i don't know to what extent but we will provide you with that information. >> that is the report from san jose. we love the audio but the story is that the s.u.v. that pinned the woman against the driveway garage door is dead and police arrested the female driver investigating her for possible
d.u.i. >> voters in sunnyvale head to the polls to decide on a gun measure drawing the attention of the n.r.a. and the new york city mayor. it would require sunnyvale gun owners to report firearm thefts within 48 hours and dealers have to keep laws of ammunition sales much the mayor has given financial support to the measure. the n.r.a. threat wered to sue if it passes. >> the governor will sign a landmark agreement with other governors on the west coast, including the governors of washington and organize and governor brown, along with seven other governors to get $3348 -- three million zero emission vehicles on the road by 2025. wells fargo is donated $25
million to nonprofit charities to pay for neighborhood projects. the recipients include oakland and richmond and habitat for humanity and housing trust of silicon valley in san jose. no word on how much money each nonprofit receives. wells fargo is giving back as part of the outreach program to help revitalize communities in need. >> if you have had a hard time figuring out your smartphone or tablet, a new report fines two in five children have use add mobile device before they could speak a full sentence. a study finds that 38 percent of children under the age of two have used a smartphone or tablet for playing games or watching video. under two! up from 10 percent in 2012. by the time they are eight that jumped to 72 percent! >> and no one had to teach them. it is intuitive.
>> they are telling you how to use it. dad, if you do this, it will work like this. >> nice. now i feel old. good morning, everyone, from the camera, you can see the clouds hanging around that could build this afternoon and become puffy and drop a stray sure or two. you can see the the altamont pass. with winds at 92 miles per hour. that shows you how dangerous it was when the gust was recorded last night. very dangerous. on the peninsula, sfo was at 51 miles per hour and nap 5 was at 47 miles per hour, and twin peaks in san francisco at
37-miles-per-hour gusts. on live doppler 7 hd, the light showers have been tracked in the santa cruz mountains headed to watsonville but when it started to descend great the hills, the gusts stabilize and then the rain will stay there. that area will be slick. from sue -- sutro tower the clouds will build. it will be warmest on thursday and friday but another system is coming in for the weekend. 48 in alum rock. 46 in los gatos. 54 in san jose. campbell is 53. and santa clara and cupertino and sunnyvale all at 54. 52 in san francisco. check out lafayette and danville, 46 and novato at 48. this afternoon, well below average, mid-to-upper 50's along
the coast and san francisco and richmond and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. tonight the temperatures are staying in the 40's and a few upper 30's in the north bay and east bay valley and cooler on wednesday morning. the bestiary car -- the best radar returns now through noon and the evening and overnight. we will get a few sprinkles, possibly some wet ground from the bay bridge south and the best chance of measurable rain in the hills on either side of the santa clear valley. the seven-day forecast shows more sunshine and two degrees warmer tomorrow and less cloud cover. the warming begins on friday and warmest for halloween for friday and saturday we will step back an hour and daylight savings ends and we step back to fall with a chance of showers on sunday. >> busy right now with word of a problem on the san mateo bridge, you can see on the upper vision with the sensors across the
span, in the oakland side of things, with an accident at high street and traffic is backing to the coliseum and to the south you are looking at 30 minutes from 98 to the scene of the accident. also, southbound 680, a couple of separate accidents and a stall and an accident in the clearing stages and walnut creek is bumper bumper to bumper, 30 s into 32, the danville area. >> last night with the strong winds and widespread damage, we would like you to share your photos or videos to us or share them with us on facebook.
>> chris brown will appear in washington, dc, court, this morning to answer to assault champions. police arrested the 24-year-old and his bodyguard outside a hotel. the pair severely beat another man. the victim told police he was trying to jump into a photo with brown and some fans. brown is on probation for felony domestic violence involving his former girlfriend, singer rihanna. >> seven things to know before you go. >> we return in 60
into custody. >> heavy winds are creating dangerous rides for big rig riders flipping six big rigs along the altamont pass east of livermore. no one was hurt. >> damage from the high winds peppered several cities including a shopping center, blowing down the scaffolding at "forever 21" store crashing on to some cars. no one was hurt. other cities, trees were brought down and power lines were toppled. >> the district attorney will open an investigation into a senior living facility accused of leaving patients to fend for themselves. 14 disabled patients were found at the manor value -- valley >> the doctor involved in the death of michael jackson is free this morning releaseed after serving half of a four-year
sentence. he was convicted of involuntary map slaughter after giving jackson a lethal dose of propofol in 2009. >> we have our best chance of scattered showers at the higher elevation but could reach the lower valleys with isolated shower possible with temperatured in the 50's to mid-60's. >> backing up at the bay bridge toll plaza with metering lights. we have a problem on the san mateo bridge. we have very slow traffic westbound oakland, with an accident. that is slow backed from the come seeup. two incidents on 680 with traffic jammed all the way from 242 in concord. see you in 25 minutes.
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