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one. one man is dead and fire breaks out at a san jose apartment complex. thanks for joining the investigation on that started the morning blaze. he joins us live with the latest. >> this is where the fire took
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place about seven hours at 4:00 a.m. a smoke alarm rang out on blossom hill road to the west. a 911 caller also reported smoke coming from an apartment on the second floor. it is also trying to get everyone out of the building. >> what's going on? the fireman goes get out. >> everyone was able to escape except for the man living in the second floor apartment. firefighters tried to save his life for 20 minutesment in the end the man dried at the scene. >> our men got in and did their best. rescue is our number one priority. it is disappointing to us and sad when things work out this way. >> 15 residents are not being
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allowed back in until repairs can be dn and utilities turned back on. the red cross helping them. the loss of a home pails in comparison to the life lost here. >> it is tough on us. tough on the neighbors. it's hard on us. we don't like to see bad things happen at all. >> i just talked with the building inspector. he says he four of these apartments -- >> all right. that was matt reporting on the apartment fire. the investigation there certainly continues. a fire captain telling us the fire does not appear to be suspicious. cause under investigation. new at 11:00 a search underway for the person we responsible for a violent assault in oakland. according to police the attacker
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pistol whipped another person in the face which caused the gun to go off. no one was hit by the shot. the victim was taken to high land hospital. police are reviewing surveillance video. it is gray out there. let's get to live doppler 7. >> it's showing a few showers trying to spill into the south bay around mountain view and sunnyvale. as we take a look around it's about the only game in town. we'll go othver the next six hos or so. we do have a little bit of fog out there. visibility about 2 miles or better. it is still low enough we have arrival delays into sfo. make sure you keep an eye on that. we are not the only ones with delays. we are doing okay. salt lake city doing great.
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the greatest delays are going to be in boston, jfk and it is for many arrivals. this is on the single busiest in the holiday they have to do it single file. it is creating delays and adding to the chaos of this busy
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it is the people who can cause you play jmajor delays. >> you run into people that don't know what the airport is. >> my luggage was like and it's only allowed like 33. so i need to open my luggage six times. but i did it. >> today is the busiest of the holiday season. the lines were long this morning. the number of people caught the knight family off guard ch. >> we are going to throw some bags and run for the gate. i don't think we are going to wait in this line. >> the different categories of security are throwing people off. >> and they closed one of the
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security areas down there. they made it for that. it used to be tsa so we had to walk back here. it is kind of a -- they changed that about a month ago. it was kind of a shock. we did a lot of walking back and forth to get through security. >> he gave himself some extra time. >> we got here about an hour earlier. we knew the lines were going to be all over the place. excited to get home. >> reporter: they expect that ground delay program to be in place until about 1:30 this afternoon. as for today it's not the busiest day of the year. the honor goes to around the july 4th holiday. abc 7 news. >> thanks. now let's take a look at your get away travel by car. this is a live picture of the golden gate bridge traffic light. the damra lens is dotted there
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and roads are still damp. aaa is warning drivers to be prepared for delays in major areas like ours given a predicted record number of travelers this year. the auto club forecast 102 million people are expected to pack up their cars for road trips. here is a live picture of 101 in san jose. you can expect it to be jam packed this afternoon. supreme court justice is recovering after surgery to remove cancerous growths from her lungs. she underwent surgery and will remain in the hospital for a few days. the court says doctors found no evidence of cancer any where else in her body and no additional treatment is currently planned. the showdown over the border wall could lead to a partial government shutdown come together. president trump is not
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kenneth is live in washington with the very latest, kenneth. >> a lot of drama unfolding on capitol hill at this it is warning that a partial government shutdown could last if congress doesn't give in and fund his border wall. now it's up to the democrats. i hope we don't. we are totally prepared for a very long shutdown. >> a motion to reconsider is laid on the table. >> after house republicans passed with
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it is only growing. >> democrats are not backing down. >> president trump, you will not get your wall. abandon your shutdown strategy. you're not getting the wall today, next week or on january 3rd when democrats take control of the house. >> in a string of tweets they are writing if enough dems don't vote it will be a democratic shutdown. >> i will take the mantle. i will be the one to shut it down. i will not blame you for it. >> if the government does shut down some federal parks an monuments will be closed tomorrow. heading into the holidays
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800,000 workers will face furloughs. essential staff would be porsed to work without pay. abc 7 news. >> all right. we'll see you. thank you. a u.s. official tells abc news the trump administration is plans to cut the number of u.s. troops in afghanistan in half. it comes as congress even republicans express disappointment that james mattis will leave his post. he will retire at the end february. in his resignation letter he said he should have a secretary of defense wloz views are better aligned with his own and what's considered a criticism of the president. he said that he has slept better know, mattis was in chargeover o -- charge of our military.
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exclusive video in the arrest of a case and whether authorities believe this mother is still alive. tobacco's investment into juul. the average juul employee just became a millionaire. more news and hot topics. we are expanding to a full hour. we are calling it mi
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she had been missing since thanksgiving. we have exclusive video of when authorities took him into custody. >> we are in colorado. i want to show you. we are outside the property here. right up there investigators have patrick his fiance went missing on thanksgiving. inve investigators rolled up and cut the lock and went up the road just as patrick was driving down. i don't know if you can see it but there's a blue truck up there. he was coming down to hill. they got him out of the car.
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they told him to stay put. they put him in handcuffs and right now they are about to take him out of here and take him to the county jail which is just up the road here. let me recap the case for you a little bit. she is a 29-year-old mother that vanished on thanksgiving day. she was last seen at a super market here in colorado about a half hour away. patrick, her fiance police say was the last person to see her on that day. there were a couple of mysterious text messages sent on november 25th in which a message from her phone to her work said she would not be coming in the following week but that was the last that anybody had any sign from her. investigators now tell us sources tell us they believe she is no longer alive and patrick is now being arrested right up
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there behind me for her murder. >> all right. you saw that from clayton. this now here is exclusive video of him being taken to jail this morning. he was charged with first-degree murder and solicitation to commit murder. we also have the mug shot after being booked. they do believe she was murdered inside her home. new details now about the big investment into juul. the average juul employee will now become a millionaire. it includes $2 billion in bonuses to juul employees. it comes down to $1.3 million to each of the 1,500 workers there. investors will be paid out $150 per share. they are spending $13 billion to buy 35% stake in the bay area base juul. suddenly their holidays are a
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lot merrier with that $1.3 million bonus. someone pull add beyonce. the buzz around the two surprise albums that dropped overnight. we have issues with king tides coming this week. more likely it is flooded. there could be flooding along the bay shoreline elsewhere. we have a
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this is moving out twafrds san jos san jose international. behind it we have a lot of moisture in the air. there is the possibility of mist and drizzle. we'll start to see a little bit of clearing as the sun starts to set. we have to get the drier air to work through. our coldest lows of the season, we are going have freezing temperatures possible next week. today we are going to top out from 57 to 61 degrees in the afternoon you can see at 8:00 we'll drop into the 40s. it lab little bit cooler
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tomorrow morning. 30s are back with low to mid-40s around the bay and a few upper 40s around richmond and san francisco. here we are at noon. a little green still out there. the white erasing from the north bay. look towards the sunset around 5:00. a lot of cloud cover. there are pockets of sunshine out there. you can see it clears out nicely. grab a coat. christmas eve we have rain and showers. models are still not in agreement on how much rain we are going to receive. let's take a look at this particular model. you can see by noon we start to have scattered showers. yes. it opens the flood gates during the afternoon aechbding hours. this is cranking out a third of an inch in the south bay to nearly half inch to nearly three quarters of an inch. it will hit hardest up in the sierra. you're sitting in a cabin.
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you something nice to drink. maybe coffee or wine. it is snowing. you have a fire going. it keeps snowing through 4:00 christmas day. you wake up from a foot to 2 feet of snow to ski on when the sun comes out. >> it sounds great. >> we have a little bit of rain. the coldest morning will start wednesday c wednesday. we could havfreezing temperatures. >> it was gorgeous. >> yeah. >> come on. >> you painted a lovely picture. >> yeah. all right. thanks. if you're looking for something fun we have you covered. jessica has ideas from our partners. >> christmas is a few days away and holiday activities are in full swing across the bay area. there is still time to check out the ice rink in union square. you can get free skating lessons.
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lessons are saturday and sunday morning. they are there from 8:30 to 9:30. all ages are welcome and it's free. also help feed the less fortunate this saturday. it is an idea that started three years ago bringing together a group of people hoping to feed the homeless population during the holidays. if you want to help you need to rsvp. they also need servers and also looking for area restaurants to team up with. if you or someone you flow are interested it is a feel good way to brighten someone's christmas. abc 7 news. someone apparently pull add beyonce and dropped two surprise albums overnight. it may not have been beyonce herself. the songs were mostly demos from previous albums.
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she is betty. she weighs 57 pounlds. look at that gorgeous coat. she is said to be pretty chill and affectionate. she is free to adopt. one thing we should mention he would prefer to be either the only fur baby or fur siblings her own size. call the animal shelter on your screen. 510-337-8565. absolutely beautiful. >> all right. the only one in the house. >> or someone her size. >> all right. sounds good. from all of us here thanks for joining us. who wants to be a millionaire is coming up next. we leave you with a
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>> shane cunningham, our returning contestant has $20,000 in the bank and he's managed to hold on to one of his lifelines. will he see the $1 million dollar question? find out right now on "who wants to be a millionaire." [dramatic music] ♪ >> everybody, welcome to the show. are you ready to play "millionaire" today? [cheers and applause] i know shane cunningham is. joining us once again from cookeville, tennessee. the pride of cookeville. you had a good game going yesterday. before we were interrupted, you got to $20,000. playing a great game. >> oh yeah. >> and you managed to hold on to your "plus one." your wife, melinda's behind you today should you need anything. we are 2 away from that $50,000 threshold,


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