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>> live, from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix5 news. >> tonight, another case of drunken air rage. this time involving this asian american heartthrob on a flight to san francisco. >> andria borba and what we are learning from korean media tonight. >> reporter: well, his name is bobby ken. he is a star in korea and used to perform in san francisco underground clubs. korean television station ytp says he was on a flight from seoul to sfo yesterday when five hours into the flight, he allegedly got very drunk and started screaming in the cay bin. that lasted about an hour. he also allegedly sexually harassed a flight attendant by
wrapping his arm around her waist. the fbi questioned bobby after the plane landed at sfo. tonight, korean airlines has filed a complaint against him. he could face charges in the u.s. and korea. now the singer's publicist says he was upset because he got an economy seat though he paid for business. for now, he will return to korea for police questioning. andria borba, kpix5. breaking news in the search for that air asia flight. right now, divers are preparing to go into the water to check out some possible pings that may be coming from the plane's black box. they are in the same area in the java sea where they found the tail section. the fight had 162 people on board when it crashed a couple of weeks ago on its way to singapore. san leandro police want
everyone to check out a pretty powerful peaceful equipment the police say the city needs. or does it? that is what betty yu went to find out. >> reporter: ken, san leandro police say for the last two years they borrowed a similar vehicle about nine times. that is why they believe this is necessary for this region, but many people showed up tonight to say it won't help this community at all. it is a supercharged rescue vehicle that can withstand rifle rounds. >> it is an armor protected ambulance. >> reporter: san leandro police want one, but first, the city has to approve it. that is why they took it out on a pr spin to convince people it is worthwhile if it is mostly used not for combat, but care. >> painting rescue on the side of an armored personnel carrier doesn't make it any less of a military vehicle. >> reporter: tonight, dozens showed up in protest of what it
causes the militarization of the police department. >> anything we purchase, we are worried about the way we look, but when it is a matter of safety, i call it safety. >> reporter: the department would use it with partners in alameda county including fremont police. this is basically a heavy duty truck. a lot of the equipment is identical to what you would find in an ambulance but the walls are armored. >> my concern is you look at that thing and you don't think they are here to help. you think oh god, here it comes. it is terrifying. >> when you take a vehicle this imposing an scary, it has gun ports where someone can go with a machine gun, it is not about safety, it's about intimidation. >> reporter: this armored vehicle would be paid for with a homeland security grant.
the council will discuss it again next month before it takes a vote. live in san leandro, betty yu, kpix5. >> turns out san leandro would be the first city in california to have one of these vehicles. the two terrorists wanted for the massacre of a paris newspaper remain on the run. the man hunt for the brothers is focused in northern france. cate caugurian with the red flag police might have missed. >> reporter: france is on the highest terror alert. security forces have fanned out across the country, a massive dragnet to find the missing gunmen. they searched houses after the reports that the two heavily armed men had robbed a gas station. today, more details began to emerge about the suspect's past. french media described the two as orphans raised in foster care. said kouachi grew up as a pizza
delivery boy. he was arrested a decade ago as he set off to join jihadis fighting american forces in iraq. the two brothers were well known to french authorities raising their question as to how their plan to attack charlie hebdo went unnoticed. there was a third man involved in the attack. their 18-year-old brother-in- law. but he turned himself into police and there are reports he may have been at school during the shooting. cate caugurian, kpix5. tonight, cbs news has learned the policeman executed on this video was himself a muslim. a tweet that has gone viral says i'm achmed, a cop, charlie hebdo mocked my faith and culture and i died defending their right to do so. a tribute in the city of light. the eiffel tower went dark at 8:00 p.m. to remember the ten journalists and two police officers who were murdered.
president obama visited the french embassy in washington today to sign a book of condolence. he wrote terror is no match for freedom and ideals we stand for. and tonight, the new yorker unveiled this tribute cover. the drawing by a spanish artist is called solidarite. tonight, charlie hebdo's surviving staff is working out of a paris newspaper's office and they plan to publish next week. we are learning tonight a blown transformer may be to blame for a fire at a metal recycling facility in san jose. the flames started at 3:00 this afternoon at the schnitze re steel plant on bariester road. it put up some bad smoke so people were told to stay inside. turns out an underground electrical cable was fueling the flames. once pg&e turned the power out, crews were able to put out the
fire. in just a little while, the golden gate bridge will be shut down. it is supposed to reopen 4:00 a.m. monday morning. the bridge is closing so crews can install a movable median barrier which is supposed to prevent anymore head on collisions. as we count down to the closure, remember, golden gate buses will be allowed on the bridge during construction and there will be extra late night ferry service to and from larkspur. we learned the bay area is no long nor the running for the 2024 olympics. boston was selected. it played up the fact it could use over 100 universities will host the athletes. now it is up against rome. germany, france, and hungary are still considering bids.
mayor ed lee gathered with bid organizers so wait for the call. they got the call, but not the one they wanted. >> from the perspective of our own team, we are holding our heads high. this is something that we are very proud to do. >> quite frankly, i think we all felt like it was sort of game seven. bottom of the ninth in kansas city is how we felt. the last hour or so. >> the international olympic committee will make a final decision about the host city in 2017. senator barbara boxer said she will not seek another term. tonight, allen martin says let the political wheeling and dealing begin. >> reporter: 32 years in washington, the junior senator from california wants out. >> i want to come home. i want to come home to the state i love so much, california. >> reporter: in an internet interview with her grandson, her statement that she will not
run again sets off a lot of comments. melissa griffin cane says while there are a lot of names, few will challenge. >> you will not see 12 equally funded well placed democrats. you will see two or three. >> reporter: three guesses and the first two don't count. >> gavin newsome. they are not trying to separate themselves from the other. >> reporter: even if harris and newsom are working out, which will run for governor when jerry brown turns out, there is another person in the fight. >> polls show from a name recognition standpoint, he beats all the other candidates. >> reporter: as for a republican making it to the runoff? how about this?
>> they really are enthusiastic about condaleeza rice. >> who knew senator barbara boxer likes to write rhymes? she came up with this one. >> the senate is the place where i always made my case, for families, the planet an the human race. more than 20 years in a job i love, thanks to california and the lord above. so all though i working for my senate space and running in that next tough race, as long as there are issues and challenges and strife, i will never retire because that's the meaning of my life. >> before she became the lion on the left in capitol hill, barbara boxer kick started her political career in marin county. she was elected to the county board of supervisors in 1976 and served six years before going to congress. quite a career. well a cliff hanger in
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>> a pickup t bones a bus and the chilling moments are caught on three cameras. the bus driver struggles to steer before he is thrown onto the dashboard an nearly out of the bus. cops believe the truck driver ran a red light. both drivers, believe it or not, have only minor injuries. well two men are attempting one of the world east toughest rock climbs at owe semity. andria borba tells us one of those guys is really struggling tonight. >> reporter: nothing about climbing 3,000 feet straight up with just your hands and feet is easy but the quest to
conquer don wall has reached a critical juncture for kevin jorgeson. >> you will feel fine and then your foot will pop off. >> reporter: kevin appears to have met his nemesis with pitch 15 considered one of the toughest in the world. from his facebook page, my battle with pitch 15 continues after six years of work, my dawn wall quest comes down to sending this pitch. the problem, the skin on kevin's fingers is gone. he is using tape to prevent holes tearing through his flesh. mother nature is isn't helping either. >> there is this crazy arctic wind storm happening today. >> reporter: kevin and his climbing partner tommy caldwell chose to hike in the winter so their hands wouldn't sweat and their shoes would grip better but the winds holing through yosemite are bone chilling.
while kevin's trek is stalling out, tommy seems poised to conquer the rock. he successfully climbed pitch 14, 15, and 16. andria borba, kpix5. >> wow, even before losing valuable skin, the climb has been challenging. there have been chunks of ice falling close to the climbers. the president has an education offer tonight you cannot refuse. >> put simply, what i would like to do is see the first two years of community college free for everybody who is willing to work for it. >> yeah, you heard him right. two years of community college for free as soon as she heard about the president's offer, christin ayers headed to hayward to talk to some people about it. >> reporter: perez is homeless and says one thing is standing between him and a college education. money. if you had an opportunity to go to community college for free would you take snit. >> definitely, yeah, for sure i would. >> reporter: he may be closer
to that dream than he imagined. >> that's right. free for anyone well to work for it. >> reporter: the details of the plan are hazy and it is unclear how it would be funded but susan sterling is already excited. >> beyond excited. i think thrilled is the correct term. i think this is a magnificent opportunity for the people of this country and for the economy of the state of california. >> reporter: she says community colleges already play a huge role in education in california. 80% of first responders went to community colleges and so did 70% of californian nurses. community colleges are already a gateway for students who might otherwise never pursue education. >> i think this might are the dramatically expand the
opportunities. >> 9 million students could benefit from the plan. a bay area baby beat the odds. this is angel. before he was born, doctors said he wouldn't survive because of a large mass growing in his chest. his mom decided to go through with the pregnancy anyway. she had him six weeks early and the mass was removed before angel took his first breath. >> it is hard, but i know it is possible. >> at the end of the day, it is a personal decision and it is really a matter of human trust. do i feel good about what the people are telling me? >> angel is now a month old and is expected to be just fine. >> big brother is there to help out. >> absolutely. so what is cooking weather wise? i don't know what to expect day- to-day anymore. >> you know, 75 and sunny one day. breezy, cloudy, cooler. the one thing absent in the changes, we have gone from 20
to 80. we have not seen any rain so far this year. we are only a weekend, but the trend will go for a while. mild tonight. the atmosphere is humid. we are trapping that heat. san francisco still 57. san jose, 52. and san bruno 53. no 30s tonight. 40s and 50s for you. fremont, you wake up tomorrow morning to 48. 45 degrees in concord. napa 47. redwood city, 46. i want to give you good news. despite the fact we have not seen much rain in the water year, we are doing great. san jose, 76% above average. well above average for livermore and santa rosa. we could use more, but we are doing so well because of all the rain we received in december. there is rain out there. there are a few showers off the southern california southeast line. ridge of high pressure drew up a southerly influence to give us a lot of cloud cover.
but the low off to the west is not heading toward us. it will do a little dance. it will dance to the south, slide into california, over los angeles, la, san diego, disneyland getting rainfall over the weekend. we will not. maybe a chance for a shower in the south bay. that is about it. next week, the pattern change is the ridge is back. it will sit there, high pressure in control. sunny skies, hazy. zero rainfall. the earliest widespread rain we will get is next friday. a little fog along the coast. mixture of sun and clouds for you tomorrow. weekend will be dry, but there will be lots of cloud cover. it will yield zero rainfall. san jose tomorrow, cooler but it is still 64. not bad in january. fremont 63. redwood city, 63. 63 for walnut creek. brent wood, pittsburgh, low 60s . cloudy day? san francisco for you tomorrow. novato, 62. saint helena, mid to upper 60s
tomorrow. extended forecast, cloudy, low 6 0z. next week, the change is sunshine. mainly sunny skies, low to mid 60s so the heat wave is done if you want to consider the past couple of days a heat wave. we seem to go from too much rain to zero rain. something may happen in the middle of next week. >> olivia.
>> no monkeying around here. check this out. two armed guys wearing gorilla masks robbed a store in la this afternoon. oh my goodness. you can see from this surveillance video they made a beeline not for bananas but boxes of nike shoes. the clerk tried to chase after them but to no avail. the suspects are still on the loose tonight. wearable tech is not just for your hands and feet anymore. check out what they are showing off at the consumer electronic show in las vegas. meet belty. it vibrates if you have been sitting too long. everybody have issues with people invading your personal space? your bubble? that is the robotic dress. people get too close for that, it goes up.
>> if somebody walks too close to me, the spider leg will say back off. >> oh. wow. >> and for athletes, check out this concussion sensor. it slips inside a cap or a head band to record potentially dangerous impacts during a game. >> it would hurt if you got hit with that thing. today was christmas in january for some of the animals at the oakland zoo. >> zoo keepers gave the animals some treats by hiding them in leftover christmas trees. the elephant had no problem grabbing a hold of a tree in hopes of finding something inside. they hid special foods inside each of the trees for the animals. >> did you hear the one about the basketball court? next time use a go bro. and can stanford take down bill
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