tv KRON 4 Morning News KRON December 29, 2011 7:00am-10:00am PST
continuing to negotiate with this man who was held of the inside of its apartment unit with a machete. this is not a hostage situation. it started around 2:30 a.m. when a private security guard came by his unit and told him to turn down his stereo. the security guard said the man told them you better leave, something that is about to athens. that is when the security guard called police. fans instead of getting better, more
officers are arriving to the scene. many people have either been evacuated or voluntarily left on their own. the big concern is whether he will hurt himself and as in fort lee, if he will work police officers. we are hearing reports that he is threatening as police officers as he is sitting on his balcony. >>george: a hot spot this morning is the bay bridge. there is a dense fog advisory. we are pointing towards the metering lights. you are looking and traffic disappearing into the fog. that clears up near yerba buena island. until you get there you will be in a dense fog. on the lower deck the lights have been out on the bay bridge for the eastbound portion of the ride. at the west and there are delays on a fremont street because there was a still of glass at the bottom of the ramp. a
lot of traffic was being diverted onto fremont street instead of onto main street. as a consequence, the traffic was backing out. a number of bridges are under advisories this morning. also, the richmond is and mattel--richmond san rafael bridge is under a fogged advisory as well. the san mateo bridge is no longer under an advisory. looking at the rest of the bridges, lab will that at the san mateo bridge. the right here looks pretty good with no problems or delays. it has been an easy ride in both directions. the ride on the golden gate is a very
foggy. >>george: in the east bay conditions are good in the problem free. we are still looking at light traffic. with the fog we have not seen any major incidents reported. let's head over to the weather center. erica cocteau has a look at what we have so much of and how long it will be with us. >>erica: it looks like the fog will hang on closer to the 10:00 a.m. hour. the national weather service has issued a dense fog adviser for the san francisco bay area into north bay valleys. the red on the screen indicates visibility less than a quarter of a mile. we have solved and we
also have warmer than usual temperatures. upper '40's this morning in the north bay. gillian fairfield at 35 degrees. future cast 4 shows we are dealing with forties and fifties around the bay area. by 10:00 a.m. we will continue to see a mixture of '60s. the blue indicates upper 50s around the bay area. your morning commute should be drive for the most part. your 7 day around the
arraigned today. police say she has a history of mental illness. >>mark: fire crews are trying to figure out what caused a three alarm fire. during this firefight, a power line fell on one of the engines. as the crews are able to keep everyone safe but the firefighters battling the flames were injured and treated on the scene for he is awesome. the fire chief explains how the power line came down and how the firefighters were able to keep everyone safe. >> water conducts electricity. it's a
families and the nation. 78 percent are hopeful about the year that their family will have in 2012. expectations for the economy in the coming year are at their highest point since the spring. just over one- third believe their financial situation will improve. overall, 60% described 2011 as a bad year. >>justine: much more ahead, time for a quick break, here is a live look outside at the james lick freeway in san francisco.
electricians are on scene. as long as the lights are on inside the tunnel it will not have an impact on the drive. we're continuing our bridge check with traffic maps. we have advisories in place here for the carquinez rate in the benicia average. also still in place for the richmond center fell bridge. fogged advisers have been canceled for the dumbarton. traffic is moving smoothly in both directions. faithfully we're looking at lighter than usual traffic around the bay area. on the golden gate, still quite a bit of fall. here is a look in your communities bay. you will see that it is a smooth ride on interstate 80 with no delays. no delays for the south bay freeways for the traffic is green on all of the roadway sensors. the
north bay ride still looks good. in the easy ride all the way down to central san rafael. the drive time is coming in at just 23 minutes to the toll plaza. >>erica: we are following six fog around the bay area. a lot of cloud cover this morning. we will see an improvement with breaks in sunshine. the national weather service has issued a dense fog devices. we have the potential for rain in the north bay. that is on tap for tomorrow. as we take a look at the maps we have a dense fog in advisory in effect until 9:00 a.m.. this is affecting the san francisco bay area as well as north the valleys. visibility is down to a eighth of all mild. the stocks highlighted in yellow could prove to see hazardous driving conditions on the
roadway. we will be monitoring that throughout the morning. this year is a look at exactly how low the visibility is. less than a quarter of a mile from santa rosa, nevada and in napa. take a look at sfo. visibility is down to the 10th of a mile. we have seen compromised visibility in oakland, redwood city and hayward. in downtown san francisco is flirting with 50 degrees. into the afternoon we will see conditions similar to what we saw yesterday. as a focus in on the north bay, a degree cooler through downtown san francisco.
satellite and radar has wet weather activity to the north. a lot of cloud cover in the next coming hours. mostly cloudy conditions with lows in the 40's. as for new year's day, we will see more sunshine with highs near 60 degrees. coming up, the timing of tomorrow's rainfall and a look at the weekend. >>mark: check out this video from new orleans. interstate 10 is closed. a 40 car pileup killed two people. a firefighter was injured and suffered some cuts. economic of hours before the area is cleared. the cause of the
pilot is under investigation. >>justine: a remembrances for an oakland homicide victims had donated his organs will take place tomorrow. he was shot and killed while driving in north oakland. his organs were donated to two different men in need of transplants. one man received his liver and the other receives his pancreas and kidney. both operations happened on christmas day. the viewing will be held tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. fat albert brown mortuary in oakland. first san jose has
>>mark: 300,000 teddy bears are having a recall, a choking hazard for small children because their eyes could come out and become a choking hazard. they're asking that bears be taken back to build a share. the bears were sold at the old bear workshops and through their web site since april. >>justine: the pentagon is trimming its top military brass. officials say they have eliminated 27 jobs for generals and admirals since march. this is the biggest military reduction since the end of the cold war. the cuts are part of the plan to reduce upper ranks by 10
percent over five years to save money. there will be an additional 500 billion in automatic cuts if congress cannot agree on a deficit reduction plan next year. a 19 year-old man accused of shooting a war veteran at his homecoming party is due in court today. he faces an attempted murder charge for last week's shooting that injured christopher sullivan. he says that some guests or inhaling nitrous oxide and drinking heavily and that he was attacked and kicked. they say that hard road pulled out a gun and fired, shooting sullivan.
>>mark: protesters have been cleared out of the new encampment. the california supreme court will be ruling at 10:00 a.m. that could cost redevelopment agencies or the state millions of dollars. in the issue requires the state's 400 redevelopment agencies to give up $1.7 billion in property-tax revenue in 400 million in future years. the statutes were passed by a legislator and signed by the governor in june to close the state's budget deficit. the redevelopment association in the league of cities claims the law violates the 2010 voter initiative that specifically barred the legislature from seizing property tax revenue if the california supreme court ruled in favor of the redevelopment agencies, the state will have 1.7 billion to close in the state budget. >>justine: much more ahead on the kron4 news. we have to take a quick break if the
in an apartment with a machete in the 500 block of capital circle. the man had been drinking and playing loud music. as police came to the door, he wielded a machete. >>will: many people have been told to evacuate for their safety. people have been watching this entire situation unfold. this all started around 2:30 a.m. when the 44 year-old was told by a private security guard to turn down his stereo. he refused and threatened the security guard. that is when he called police officers. instead of getting better, you can see that more units are arriving to the scene.
according to the public information officer, from time to time the man steps out of his apartment with a machete making threats to police officers and then heading back inside. they do not believe he has a handgun despite reports from witnesses that perhaps he did have a handgun. he is in there by himself. this is not a hostage situation. >>justine: it is time to check in with george and what is happening on the roads. >>george: bob advisories for bay area bridges and roadways. the bay bridge is under a dance called the advisory. we have been tracking it as a hot spot. the traffic has been light. we have been lucky that we have not had any major problems. at the san
francisco anchorages it is quite clear and sunny. on the san mateo bridge the of the advisory has been lifted although the chp has not read issued an advisory. this is the big change in the last few minutes. looking at traffic around the bay area, has looked at the commute for drive times, 680 southbound is this. 80 westbound is good. we will
track the commute on 80 westbound as you head towards the bay bridge. >>erica: the national weather service has issued a dense fog adviser for the san francisco-based end norte valleys. as we head into the afternoon the fall will begin to clear out and burn off. into the overnight hours, a slight potential for rainfall. the red on the
how as the advanced the clock closer to 1:00 p.m., the rain will shift southwards. a lot of 60s on tap for the next several days. mostly cloudy conditions for thursday and friday with more sunshine for the weekend. a warming trend as we head into the middle of next week. >>mark: fire crews are back of a scene in the berkeley hills trying to figure out what caused this three alarm fire. here is the aftermath. >> when berkeley firefighters arrived on the
scene they said this home was fully engulfed in flames quickly spread to another home, that prompted evacuations. 15 homes rebecca waited and people inside of the homes made it out fine. during the firefight, officials said that a power line actually fell saw on the second fired shots behind me. that compromise the fire fight for a little while. firefighters had to bring in another engine to fight this fire. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. softs >>justine: this and is a woman accused of dropping her toddler added a sixth story window will be arraigned today. she will not face attempted murder charges but instead, child abuse charges. the 22 month old survived the fall with
>>mark: welcome back. we are watching wall street. on the rise, its highest level in 19 months. the dow jones is up 98 points to 12,249. >>justine: have the fog has settled in around the bay area. craig skalar is providing as a live shot from yerba buena island. the fog is especially dense. >>craig: you can see the headlights, this is probably the worst place to be during
foggy conditions, on the curves of the bay bridge. at times, you can barely see your hand in front of your face. it has improved a bit, but not much. what is making things worse eastbound, the lights on some of the span into oakland have gone off. quite a hazard. it is not letting up too easily. the headlights are making their way through here, through the kurds. people are driving carefully and slowly. on treasure island, we could not see the bridge at all. as you can see, people are making their way in that despite the challenge. >>justine: we will keep our eyes on the fog this morning. >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues until 10:00 a.m.. here is a live look out over san francisco. a little bit of sunshine coming in over
>>george: we are tracking hot spots on the kron4 news. mountain view, 101 southbound, an accident has been out there for quite a while, there is not a sig alert. as the chp tries to clear this crash, they have shut down the to right hand lanes of 101 southbound. a car hit a big rig that was parked on the road's shoulder. one of those vehicles was sent into the bushes on the side of the road. they're having to extend a lot of cable and the two right hand lanes have been closed down. the backup is from university avenue in the southbound
direction leading down to reinsdorf. this will add a few minutes year drive time. use 280 to avoid. we're getting rid of an accident on westbound highway 4 at a street. multiple lanes have been blocked. this had been a completely trouble-free to me before this. also, your ride on the bay bridge, you can see how foggy it is. this is pointing towards the metering lights at the toll plaza. that is how bad the visibility is. here is a look from your old one island looking eastward towards oakland. even barely make out the headlights of the cars heading towards the island. at the san francisco anchorage, things are pretty clear. as a part of our bridge check, another hot spot on a cortines benicia bridge, fog advisories have been issued. a fog adviser for the richmond center felt
bridge as well. even though the fog advisory has been lifted for the san mateo bridge, we can see that there is a lot more fog here. on the golden gate bridge there has been no official adviser you can see a fair amount of fog for the commute on 101 southbound. let's get a check on the weather. >>erica: overlooking the golden gate bridge, it is shrouded in fog. the entire bay area is dealing with fall to some degree. the national weather service has issued a dense fog advisory. it is pretty warm out there. you will want to bundle up but temperatures are sitting in the upper '40's for the most part. into the afternoon, very similar conditions to yesterday. cloudy with bricks of sunshine, temperatures in the '50s and '60s. a slight possibility of rain in the north bay tomorrow. the wet weather
will stay north of the golden gate. a heavy fog advisory in effect until 9:00 a.m.. this is affecting the san francisco bay and the north bay valleys. everywhere highlighted in yellow calf means that visibility is down to one eighth of a mile. hazardous driving conditions for entire stretches of highway 101. dry with extra caution. we have a 40 is pretty much everywhere. 47 along the peninsula. low- mid-40s in the south bay. 44 for those of you and los gatos. into the afternoon, we will warm into the fifties. we are potentially holding on to some upper 40's and places like santa rosa and it petaluma. as we advance closer to the afternoon, the green indicates some locations that could get into blow '60s. storm tracker 4 shows
wet weather activity well to our north. north of eureka. it could shift southward into a kid sees the rules as early as tomorrow afternoon. as look for to the holiday weekend, if you're headed to tahoe we could see snow and rain fall anticipated for friday. a strong when the advisory will go into effect friday morning. it looks like temperatures will stay in the 40's through out the afternoon. your overnight lows could get down to 10 degrees on friday and mostly cloudy conditions through sunday. a lot of 60s for the next several days. mostly cloudy conditions for thursday and friday with more sunshine for the weekend. a little bit of a warming trend as we head into the middle of next week off. >>mark: in san jose, a five hour standoff between police and a man in an apartment on capitol village circle appears to be over.
will tran is joining us on the phone. >>will: the standoff ended five minutes ago when the man came out of the apartment. he was sitting in front of their making threats to police officers and that is one police said they had to get him. they deploy their canine unit and rushed him. he did sustain injuries from the dog. he is under arrest at this time. no injuries and the officers. they did bring in swat team members and had to evacuate some of the nearby units. it was over at about 7:45 a.m.. >>mark: thank you for the update. >>justine: in world news, 20 people have been killed in a fire in the mark. the fire happened yesterday. we're getting video into the newsroom of all of the
destruction. fire officials say the blast occurred after officials were putting out a fire at a state old warehouse. 60 were houses were destroyed, a buddhist monastery and 76 homes. 180 people were injured. the explosion rocked the entire city. now, a deep crater is visible at the side. >>justine: ron says one of its surveillance planes has shot video and photographed a u.s. aircraft carrier during an iranian drilled near a strategic waterway in the persian gulf. iran did not provide details or say which u.s. carrier was filmed. it is unclear what value this footage could have. iran is holding a 10 day military exercise in international waters, and a passageway that holds 16 of the world's oil. the reports follows a warning over
iranian threats to choke off traffic if washington imposes sanctions targeting their crude exports. >>justine: a national memorial for the late north korean leader proved to be quite a spectacle. korean television showed thousands of soldiers gathered in morning hand carry images of his son and chosen successor with other officials standing solemnly. the ceremony took place one day after a funeral procession moved throughout the streets. he died of heart attack earlier this month. >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. a live look outside. the fog is really thick envelope to the ground. we're getting breaks in fog with sunshine but other spots have visibility down to near zero.
called in some spots. a chance of rain tomorrow. we could see a few showers in the north bay it ended down into san francisco and oakland. not a lot of rain but significant in the fact that we have not had rain in weeks. mild weather saturday and sunday. mild and dry weather continues into next week. mid-upper 60s as we bring in the new year. >>justine: the tiny south pacific nation of samoa has decided to skip tomorrow and moved to december 31st. the move will as a mall on the western side of the international date line and make it easier for commerce with australia. the time change takes place tonight at the stroke of midnight. >>mark: california had five toners and allowed six sacks. they lost the holiday bowl to the texas longhorns. the golden bears ran for only 7 yds while
giving up more than 100 russian. they have now won in five games against the longhorns dating back to 1959. they ended the season 7-6. >>justine: much more ahead on the kron4 news. we will take a quick break into we will be back in a few minutes. here is a live look outside at the fog of the golden gate bridge. stay with us. i did not forget about the kron4 new year's life party on saturday night beginning at 11:30 p.m.. it's
security guard called police. there has been a five hour standoff that has now ended after police to clear the k-9 unit. no officers were hurt. it ended without much incident. >>mark: we will check back as more information comes in. >>george: we are looking at a couple of new incidents. thankfully we have seen a big improvements in two of these hot spots. 101 in the mountain view, the two right hand lanes have been shut down. the last time we looked at this, there was solid red southbound leading to reinsdorf avenue. we are now recovering nicely. there are still some vehicles on the shoulder. the sig alert has been cancelled. for a while,
all of the lanes were blocked. still tracking a hot spot your ride on the bay bridge. visibility has been way down. there were reported problems as well with the lights being held on yerba buena island. the lights are off for a portion of the lower deck leading towards oakland. here is another view of the bridge. here's a look from yerba buena island. again, visibility is a very much reduced. the other bridges affected by fog, the carquinez bridge and the benicia bridge, they are both under fog advisories.
so is the ride on interstate 580 between richmond and san rafael. although under an early morning fog that buys three, the ride on the san mateo bridge has changed. your ride through marin county is the delay free but quite heavy 101 southbound. it is time for a check on whether. >>erica: here is a look from the mt. tam cam. blue skies and a little bit of sunshine peeking out. as we head into the afternoon a mixture of sunshine with clouds, temperatures in the '50s and '60s. into the overnight hours, the slight potential for wet weather.
more on that in your extended forecast. the visibility map shows a dense fog lingering in the north bay. we have dense fog were visibility is less than a quarter of a mile. take a look at hayward. they are under dense fog as well. the dense fog indicates between two and 5 mi. of visibility. a dense fog advisory is in effect until 9:00 a.m.. take a look at your temperatures. the chilly is spot on the map is fairfield. into the afternoon, similar conditions compared to what we saw yesterday. mountain view could be one of our
warmer spots. it looks like we will hold on to the low sixties in the south bay and upper 50s along the coast. 60 on tap for oakland. 58 expected for downtown san francisco. satellite and radar shows wet weather activity to the north. this is north of eureka. a lot more sunshine and warmer weather through the beginning of next work week. >>justine: we are following a developing story out of the east bay. fire crews are trying to determine the cause of the three alarm fire that destroyed two homes and prompted the evacuation of 15 homes last night. the fire started on
the 1000 block of miller ave. during the firefight, a power line fell on top of one of the fire trucks. another engine was called in to help. the fire chief explains how that power lines came down and the extra precautions that the firefighters were forced to make. >> the power lines came down, the firefighter who was operating the and it noticed the car line came down. we announced a safety alert all personnel on scene. part of the she is that water conducts electricity. there was concern about operating near that engine. >>justine: coming up during the next half hour we will hear more from the fire chief. he will tell us about the manpower that was needed to battle the blaze. >>mark: the san jose woman
accused of dropping her tall or out of a second story window is scheduled to be arraigned. she will not face attempted murder charges but will face a child abuse charges. the 22 month old boy survived the fall from the second story window with bombs and bruises. police say she has a history of mental illness. a quick break as the kron4 news continues. in san francisco we're getting sunshine in the thick fog in other parts of the city. will be right back. half
>>justine: a very foggy james lick freeway. several bay area bridges have had some issues. we will update you on the commute in a few minutes. >>mark: the dow jones is on the rise, up 1/7 point on the s&p in a barely positive for the year. the nasdaq is down 40 points for the year. more people have applied for unemployment. this is the first rise in four weeks. if you look at the four week average for unemployment, that hit a three-point five-year low.
>>george: white traffic has been on the bridge all morning long in the commute direction. the metering lights have not been active for the last several days. on the island, you can see that visibility is still down. for the first time, we can actually see the roadway and see the cars heading into yerba buena island. there are no delays. there had been reports of problems because of the lights the that is not the case. the lights inside the tunnel are working. your ride to the
other bridges are also under fog as he checked the traffic maps. the fog advisories are still in place for the carquinez bridge, the dumbarton bridge and the richmond san rafael bridge. at last look, your ride to the san mateo bridge was not as bad as we have seen it earlier this morning. currently there is no fog revisory in place for this bridge. a look at the ride on the golden gate. there is still quite a bit of fog to and from marin county. let's get a check on the weather with erica. >>erica: we saw all of that faulkner, a dense fog advisory has been issued for all of the areas highlighted by yellow on your screen. in particular the san francisco bay and north bay valleys are under a dense fog watch.
visibility is down to one eighth of a mile in some spots. you could see some potentially hazardous driving conditions along 101. temperatures are on the warm side this morning. upper 40's for nevada. downtown san francisco, even oakland in redwood city. 35 in fairfield, a mixture forties' in the south bay. future cast 4 does show by 11:00 a.m., the light blue indicates everyone in the '50s. we're still holding on to lingering upper forties in santa rosa and petaluma. 2:00 p.m., you will see a light green appear on the screen indicating low 60s for inland areas. storm
tracker 4 shows wet weather activity to the north. by 11:00 a.m., a little bit of light rain that will continue to shift southward. by 1:00 p.m. becomes more widespread. by 2:00 p.m. some of the shower activity could come across the golden gate bridge. dry and clear conditions around the bay area. potential for rain and snow in tahoe for friday. take a look at some of your overnight lows. we will see
mostly cloudy conditions for saturday and sunday. we could get a couple of inches of snow. plenty of sunshine drop the bay area. >>mark: police are searching for a woman who struck a man with her car. the officers were on foot when they approached this woman, she is wanted on two felony warrants for profession and sale of drugs. as the officers approached her, she drove onto the sidewalk and struck a man. the man was taken to hospital with serious injuries. >>justine: a remembrances for a homicide victim that donated his organs will take
place tomorrow. he was taken off life-support and his organs were donated to two different men. one man received his liver and the other received his pancreas and kidney. both operations took place kris mistake. a viewing for charles butler will be held at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow at albert brown mortuary in oakland. the number of homicides are up in several bay area cities. oakland, richmond and vallejo also an increase in murders when compared to last year. in oakland, 12 more, in oakland, for more. san francisco stayed the same with 50 and in vallejo there was one more murder than 2010. the biggest increase was in san jose. usually rank as one of the safest cities. murders there almost doubled. san jose has seen 38 murders so far this year compared with 20 last year. police say that more
than half of those are gang- related. >>mark: there were three big rigs, a small truck and car that collided on i-95. one of the truck burst into flames. a truck driver died on the scene. four others were taken to the hospital. the cause of the crash is under investigation. another deadly crash, a 40 vehicle pileup killed two people on interstate 10 near new orleans. i tan had to be closed in both directions. 22 people were taken to hospital. 37 others retreat--received treatment for minor injuries.
>>justine: the fog is keeping everyone on their toes. we're tracking the fog and watching rain it could be moving in. do not forget, saturday night, we will be bringing in 2012. kron4 new year's life starts at 11:30 a.m. and is hosted by catherine heenan and gary read it. the party starts at the years eve at 11:30 p.m.. we hope that you will join us. we will be right back.
>>justine: it is very foggy out there. >>mark: is surprising endorsement from the chairman--the former chairman for michelle bachman. rick santorum suddenly seems to have momentum as newt gingrich seems to be losing his. mitt romney who began the campaign by deemphasizing i what may be poised to finish on top. hough pentagon
officials have eliminated 27 jobs for generals and admirals since march. this is the biggest military reduction to reduce rates by 10 percent. the obama administration wants to trim four to 50 billion from the defense budget over a decade. >>justine: arraignment will take place for the man accused of killing an iraqi war veteran.
>>mark: a rise on the dow jones now up 81 points to 12,233. the s&p is up 8 and now flat for the year at 12,057. >>justine: after the break we will update you on the police standoff. here is a live look outside at a foggy golden gate bridge. there is some son out there. we will talk about that when we come back.
latest details. the k-9 unit was sent in. the man was arrested outside of the department. his name has not been released and will not be until he is booked by this and as a police department. he is 44 years old and according to police officers he had been drinking all night. this started around 245 a and when a security guard came by the unit to ask the man to turn down his stereo. he refused and threatened the security guard. that is what he called police officers. there were no injuries to
>>george: on the san mateo bridge, it had been under a fogged advisory earlier this morning. that was lifted. from time to time, fog moved through the toll plaza and obscures our vision. it has been very foggy at the golden gate bridge and continues to be. if we do not see much in the way of a break. these are not the only bridges affected by the fog. we also have a fogged advisory in place for the richmond san rafael bridge and the carquinez bridge and benicia average. the time is not a 30 3:00 a.m., let's
get a check on whether. widespread forties around the bay area. into the afternoon plenty of '50s and '60s. a slight possibility from sprinkles. as we take a look at exactly where the dense fog is situated, visibility is less than a quarter of a mile. places like downtown san francisco and san bruno are under dense fog spilling into hayward, concord and the the inland valleys are also being affected. the national weather service has issued a all al alt advisory in
effect until 1:00 p.m. but could be extended. as we turn our attention to temperatures, forties for napa. we have gained a couple of degrees in fairfield. as we take a look at where temperatures go into the afternoon, upper 50s and 60s. into the north bay, mostly cloudy conditions. satellite and radar shows wet weather activity will to the north. closer to eureka. cloud car again next couple of days.
for new year's we will see more sunshine and highs near 60 degrees. >>justine: an evacuation of dozens of people after a fire broke out carry the fire chief said the fire quickly grew to its free lawn fire and several other crews had to be called in. >> 7-8 engines, two trucks, three paramedic units fanned there were two chief officers of the scene. we have assistance from albany and oakland as well as at the meeting county and oakland.
>>mark: the woman accused of dropping her toddler from a second story window will face a child abuse charges. the boy survived it bombs and bruises. cortes' suffered broken bones when she jumped from the window as well. if police say that she suffers from mental illness. will take a break and be right back. here is a live look from the roof camera in san francisco.
>>justine: we have several pictures just showed you how budgeted. this in detail bridge on the top left, the golden gate on the top rate , we also have mt. tam. we have all different locations, you can see how much fog is out there and how it is. you can see how it is impacting the commute. we'll talk about when the fall will leave a few moments. >>mark: a fire in several explosions in at miramar. officials say a blast occurred as firefighters were trying to put out a fire in a warehouse. the blast rocked the entire city we keep up residence. a deep
crater was invisible. tensions are rising between in the u.s. and around. around says a surveillance plane captured video of a u.s. aircraft carrier during an iranian military drilled near the persian gulf. erin did not say which carrier it was. they're holding a 10 day military exercise in international waters. kron has threatened to choke traffic of oil if they are sanctioned. >>justine: a memorial for the north korean leader showed thousands of soldiers gathered in morning and images of his son and chosen successor. it's their money to place a day after a funeral procession moved through the streets. he died of heart attack earlier this month. we will take a break
>>justine: hot in the craig skalar is on top of yerba buena island. the fog is especially dense. >>craig: it does not seem hollow it all to do. it has been foggy all morning, especially over the last couple of hours. this is an improvement over the last hour or so. these curves are one of the last places that you want to be when you're dealing with fog. on the
eastbound side, the lights were not working. i can only imagine what it is like without lights. traffic is light because it is a holiday week. do not bill anything over the speed limit or even close to it. it is that dangerous. >>george: earlier this morning we cannot see the roadway or the cars. we also
have some fall on the san mateo bridge. the fog advisory was lifted during the 6:00 a.m. hour. the golden gate bridge has been in fog most of the morning. there ride through marin county has been delayed free all morning long. other bridges still under fog advisories include their richmond san rafael bridge and the the carquinez bridge. there, he concedes interstate 8680, the chp is reporting foggy conditions as well as on 580 between san rafael and richmond. >>erica: a dense fog and advisory in effect. i do not
know if the fog advisory is going to be extended. right now the north bay valdez-- right now the north bay valleys are under fog restrictions. george and i will be monitoring that for the rest of the morning. here is a look at your current temperatures. by 11:00 a.m., widespread fifties around the bay area. here is a look at the expected highs for today. in the north bay, mostly cloudy conditions. we do have a
slight potential for wet weather. sprinkles and just north of santa rosa. dry conditions by 3:00 p.m. on friday. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows temperatures in the low 60s for the next couple days and upper 60s as we move closer to next week. mostly sunny conditions that dealing with frigid inland lowe's when temperatures that could reach the '30's. >>mark: the newest zero occupy--occupy and kamen has already been cleared. officers issued written and verbal notices asking protesters to leave the property. three of the protesters left immediately. one protester
could not be cited because of lack of identification was arrested and other protestors were issued citations. >>justine: there are two new laws at issue that would require the state's 400 redevelopment agency's to give up $1.7 billion in property-tax revenue. the statutes or passed by the legislature and signed by the governor in june to solve the budget deficit. the claim is that the ball- just the law violated a voter initiative. >>mark: a new california law said to go into effect until it refers that mandates proper recovery for athletes with head injuries. an athlete must be
benched suspected of having a concussion or other head injury. it does not apply to college, a private school, adult leagues or youth leagues that used private facilities. >>mark: if you are looking for a pick me up with your beer, chase it with a cup of coffee. starting next week it will be illegal to sell any beer that has caffeine. beer with caffeine will be off of store shelves, the legislation is in response to drinkers who are under age or hospitalized by drinking decaffeinated year. on to sports, cal lost the holiday bowl in san diego last night to the texas longhorns. the golden bears ran for only 7 yds. they give up more than 100 yds rushing. they have now won against the longhorns dating back to 1959. they ended the season 7-6.
will be picked up. make sure you take off all the decorations. in san francisco you can put your tree next year's crash on a normal trash pickup date two weeks after new year's. >>justine: build their says 30,000 teddy bears are defective. here is a picture of the bear. the problem is that the eyes of fallout causing a choking hazard to children. the bear was made available from april- december. build a bear agree to pay $600,000 for failure to report another defect involving the beach chairs that was later recalled. here is a look at the 7 day around the bay. 63 degrees is the high today. it is a
afternoon expect very similar conditions compared to what we saw yesterday. a mixture of the upper 50s and low 60s. mountain view could be one of our warmer spots. satellite and radar shows and wet weather activity just to the northwest. could actually see classic conditions, the potential for rainfall on friday will stay north of the golden gate. temperatures trending in the 60s for the next several days.
>>craig: the sun is coming out and managing to poke through. on top of that, the lights had gone on the eastbound side of the bridge. one a telltale sign that people are driving more slowly, chp officers are pulling people over there drive into it with. things are getting gradually easier as a push into the
later morning hours. >>mark: the chp has really been out in force. some of the fog advisers are now being lifted. gerge rask is in the traffic center. >>george: there is no backup on the bay bridge and has not been all morning. it is a holiday week. the metering lights have been off all morning long. your ride on
the golden gate bridge while not officially covered by chp fog advisory has been very foggy this morning. >>george: around the rest of the day, traffic has been exceptionally light. currently on the freeways with are not looking at any slowdowns or delays or any other hot spots. >>mark: a 5 hour standoff in a san jose apartment with police officers and a man with a machete. here is where it happened. it happened on capitol village circle, the 500 block. will
durant is live on the scene and it tells us that police were finally able to make an arrest. >>will: the man continued to make threats to police officers. that is when they decided they had to make a move. that is when the release dogs on him followed by police officers. he was not holding his machete or any kind of weapon at the time. he is a 44 year-old man, according to police officers he had been drinking all night. this started when a security guard came by his apartment
>>justine: all eyes on whether this morning. dense fog around the bay area. the dense fog advisory has expired according to the national weather service but we are still seeing dense fog around the bay area. a mix of sun and clouds in to the potential for sprinkles overnight. along the coastline, into the north bay, less than a quarter of a mile visibility. coming up, your extended forecast.
is drawing big crowds and a surprise endorsement from the former iowa tech man of michelle bachman. rick santorum is campaign it seems to have momentum just as it neared gingrich is losing his. a new poll shows that mitt romney looks to be poised to finish on top. on to bay area weather and traffic, fog is breaking out over the james lick. we will get to weather in a moment. >>george: we are continuing to track a number of bridges as hot spots. the advisory
has been in place since before 4:00 a.m.. i spoke with the chp, they said we are not ready to lift the fog advisory, you see why. if the pockets of dense fog city to draft around the bay area. we are looking toward the metering lights, we're actually looking westward from the toll plaza. here is the camera and yerba buena island. moments ago, we could actually make of the road in the cars fitted into the tunnel but that is no longer the case. not officially under a fog advisory, the san mateo bridge from time to time is still a pretty foggy especially near the toe claws although near mid span it looks better. foggy on the golden gate bridge and the the richmond san rafael
bridge where a fog advisory is still in place. it has been a light and easy ride around the bay area with no delays on the ec free laziest of the drive time out of hercules is around 12 minutes. speeds are in the 60s for the entire length of the upper and lower at east shore freeway with no delays of the berkeley curve. in the south bay, light traffic with no problems or delays. the drive time is under 25 minutes to the golden gate. >>erica: believe it or not, the national weather service had a dense fog advisory but it has expired. the golden gate bridge is completely stocked
in. it looks like the fog is continuing to winter. fog tracker 4, we all are no longer seeing heavy fog over san francisco. their red band stretching from the coastline to napa indicates less than a quarter mile visibility. we are still dealing with fog at this hour. take a look at half moon bay coming in at 50 degrees. we will continue to see upper '40's for santa rosa, nevada and napa. cox
day heavy with the advisory will go into effect friday. wind gusts could get up to about 110 mi. per gallon. mostly cloudy conditions. >>mark: of a reverence for homicide victims and donated his organs. he was shot and killed a week ago today. his organs were donated to to man in need of transplants.
one received his liver and the other receive his degree is in kidney. a ewing for butler will be held at one fee of fat albert brown of mortuary. oakland, richmond and vallejo have seen more murders. the biggest increase was in san jose. the 38 homicides so far this year. police say that more than half are gang-related. >>mark: police are searching
>>erica: blue skies from the roof camera looking at downtown san francisco. we are seeing an improvement in visibility. a foggy start to the morning. rain north of the golden gate. the timing of that coming up and my next report. >>mark: a run threatened to choke off the traffic it new sanctions are imposed on
of santa rosa. petaluma could pick up some sprinkles. by 2:00 p.m. they could cross the golden gate bridge. box your 7 day around the bay forecast shows to redress in the '50s and '60s. in a bit of a warming trend as we head into the middle of next week. >>mark: craig skalar is at yerba buena island. >>craig: it does not want to go away. it is hit or miss. you can see the roadway quite clearly. earlier this morning, the lights had gone out on the eastbound side. you can barely see
tail bridge is not under a fogged advisory but still has its share of fog. a fogged advisory is still in its place for your ride across the rich and december fell bridge. a quick check of other traffic around the bay area, the east bay writer is still a good one. no problems on the south bay freeways. speeds are holding up pretty well. lastly, it
looked at the ride from marin county, delay free. >>mark: a san jose man in jail after a five hour standoff with police officers. this started at 245 this morning in an apartment complex just off of capitol expressway in the 500 block of capital village circle. the man was true- chested man was told to turn down his radio and friend to call police. howff to the man was arrested about 7:45 a.m.. we are following a developing story out of the
east bay hills. the fire crews are starting to figure out will cause it really on fire. the fire happened in the 1000 block of miller ave. >> a power line came down and we announced a safety alert. part of the issue is that water conducts electricity. we were concerned about operating near that engine. >>mark: there were two fire fighters that were injured, they retreated on the scene. we will be right at
>>erica: we are taking it will at the san mateo bridge this morning. it is locked in with fall. we are making some and group met around the bay area. let's take a look at the visibility chart. up to a half mile in santa rosa. 6 mi. of visibility in oakland in redwood city. >>mark: this is second to last trading day of the year. the dow jones is up 91 points to 12,242. the dow is up 600 points for the year.
in the national stories, one person is dead after a fiery crash. a truck driver did die on the scene before being taken to the hospital. if a lot of injuries are minor-critical. 22 people in hospital. an additional 37 others received treatment on the scene. a firefighter was also injured. we will be back as the kron4 news continues. a reminder, we're coming up near new year's on
baths >>mark: if a final update on the forecast. >>erica: fear is a live look at conditions on the bay bridge. dense fog here in along the coastline as well keith into the afternoon, mostly cloudy conditions with temperatures in the '50s in the '60s. overnight we have this light potential for sprinkel. more on that your extended forecast. right now, fog tracker 4 in the visibility that is
showing you where the fog is located. we have made some improvement over the last several minutes. we have made a lot of progress in the south bay. the fog is definitely sticking around along the coastline. as we check out where the temperatures will go into the afternoon, upper 50s and low 60s. it looks like some spots like oakland could get up to 60 degrees. 61 in los gatos. a degree cooler than that in san jose. upper 50s and half moon bay. satellite and radar shows what weather activity to the north. cloud cover and the potential for
sprinkles. more sunshine as we head into the weekend. >>george: we are still tracking fall on the bay area bridges. the bay bridge has been a hot spot all morning long before visibility. it is still hard to see the metering lights. you can barely make out the roadway and the traffic heading westward towards the incline. fatefully it have been like traffic here in all of the bay area. another view from your of one island of looking down at the s curve towards oakland, we see traffic heading into the tunnel. the rights to the san mateo bridge has been obscured with fog. the right here is life appears to be much better in terms of the fog. here is a last look at the golden gate bridge and
the ride on 11 southbound. it has been foggy all morning long. on the richmond san rafael bridge, under a fog advisory. here is a last check on traffic. in the east bay, green on a roadway sensors. north bay has been a good ride all morning long. this defenses are at 62 mi. per hour north of 37. if in the '60s through central san rafael and into the golden gate bridge, you are delay free until you hit the 45 month hours be done across the golden gate. >>mark: news details of and it was occupy oakland encampment, it has already been cleared. officer's the sheath written and verbal notice is asking protesters to leave the property.
protesters that did not leave were issued citations for trespassing. one protester with no aideed was arrested. >>mark: a ruling could cost development agencies millions. in if you want to laugh that require development agencies to give up $1.7 billion in property- tax revenue, that money instead would go to fund schools and other services. fee to statutes that were passed by the legislature and signed by the governor in june were a part of eliminating the budget deficit. the claim is that the law violates the voter initiative that bart the legislature from seizing property tax form of revenue from redevelopment agencies. if the court ruled in favor of the redevelopment the disease, the state will have a 14 $7 billion hold but in the state budget.
>>mark: are you optimistic for the new year? a poll finds that americans are optimistic. it is a new associated press poll that shows 62 percent are optimistic about what 2012 frankfurt for the united states. expectations for the economy are at their highest point since the spring. just over one-third think their household financial situation will get better. over all, 60% described 2011 as a bad year. >>mark: we will be right back as the kron4 news continues. here's a live look out five very the fog is still pretty fate of the golden gate.
12,002 did 53. a slight uptick in the number of americans filing for unemployment. november housing contracts came out as well. >>mark: the planning commission has environmental impact report. reggie kumar shows people the new phase of downtown san francisco. >> the san francisco museum of modern art is expanding. here is what the building will look like. the new museum will be here behind the existing museum. the collection has tripled in size. officials hope to open
the building in 2016. >>mark: california had five turnovers. they lost to the texas longhorns 21-10. the bears ran for 7 yds. they are now winless in five games against the longhorns a dating back to 1959. they ended the season with a 7-6 record. they have not won a bowl game in three years. the oakland a's are at it again trading away their best talent. two players are assigned to the red sox to.
billy bean is retooling his roster. he is hoping the franchise gets the go-ahead to build a new ballpark. the team is expected to hear from buds the late regarding a new stadium. will they stay in oakland or moved to san jose? the giants are claiming territorial rights over san jose and the oakland a's cannot move their. been says the stadium situation will prevent him from signing his own free agents. >>mark: coming up on dr. phil, a young couple involved in a love triangle. dr. phil >> why is he sending her text messages saying i love you? >> he is not. >> you do not know that. as >> are you still in love with him?
>>mark: dr. phil is coming up in three minutes. take a look at the bay area weather forecast. we could see a little bit of rain tomorrow morning. we have not seen rain in several weeks so any rain is good. today, morning fog and afternoon sun with mild weather in the '60s. for the weekend dry and warm. new year's eve should be fairly nice with temperatures in the '40's. for early next week, no rain in sight. mild weather on tap. be on the lookout for a chance of rain tomorrow. our next newscast happens this evening at 5:00 p.m.. dr. phil is coming up next. thank you for joining us.