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fishing boat last week. and japan reels from another quake. i need help selling bread. ♪ i want to sell more crabs. [ male announcer ] you know where you want to take your business. i want to design more buildings. [ male announcer ] in here, small business solutions from at&t can get you there. starting with the at&t all for less package -- just $70 per month, voice plus broadband. it's the at&t network. helping you do what you do... even better. good evening, i'm diane dwyer. we begin with that triple killing in richmond. it happened around 4:30 this afternoon inside richmond's notorious iron triangle neighborhood.
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police say the three men were found dead after a close range gunfight, investigators say one of the victims, 36-year-old michael anderson lived in the un unit, police identified the other two victims as dontae daloney of oakland. they were all found dead in the same room. >> it's a fairly small room and a lot of physical evident. >> we're told the person of interest was taken down to police headquarters for a statement, there's no suspect in custody at this time. in the past weekend richmond by the way, six people have been killed. >> hope is fading for seven bay area fishermen lost in the sea of cortese off the coast of mexico. a survivor of that holiday fishing trip is home tonight and says he's not ready to give up on his friends. he's also sharing his incredible tale of survival.
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monty francis is in san francisco with that story for us. monty? >> one of the survivors is the chief of police at contra costa college, his name is charles gibson. today he opened up about his harrowing ordeal. charles gibson was fast asleep aboard the erik, when the ship ran into a violent storm off the coast of mexico last sunday at about 2:30 in the morning. >> i had a pair of headphones on, my son gave me for father's day, and a snoring machine to help me sleep better. all i remember is my roommate came in and said, charles get out of here, the ship is sinking. >> reporter: he ran above deck without any clothes and was immediately thrown from the boat by a huge wave. he clung to a schooler. >> i'm here, and as i saw the ship pointed this direction, just like the titanic, it it
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wasn't slowly -- i could read the name, erik as it went down in the water. >> reporter: he said he swam for hours, and a friend of his had a flotation device he gave gibson his life vest. gibson was separated from the others and was alone in the sea for at least nine hours. then finally, off in the distance he saw some rocks and the beach. >> you have to be the like the lakers, you can't be like miami who let dallas come back on them. you have to continue to struggle. the side stroke got you here, just keep going. the wave came and slammed me into a bigger boulder my knees buckled, i thought i'm going to die here. lord, you said you were going to help me, all i need is a little push to get to that island. i made a turn, a huge wave came and pushed me toward the island.
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>> once on land a small fishing boat came by and gibson was rescued by the mexican navy. it's been a week since the boat sank. he's not given up hope his seven comrades will also be found alive. >> if i made it to an island i can. i hope they're somewhere on one of those islands out there wait ing to be helped. >> and the search ended tonight with still no sign of those seven missing fishermen. all 16 crew members survived and some of the survivors have leveled criticism against the captain and the crew for not helping the passengers enough or issuing a distress call. gibson, however, did not join in that criticism. live in san francisco tonight monty francis, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. governor jerry brown signed a new law this weekend making easier for schools to punish student who is bully other kids online.
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elise kirschner spoke to the bay area lawmaker who introduced the legislation. and the mother of a victim of cyber bullying. >> there's been an anti-bullying law on the books here in california for the last 15 years, it's never included social networking sites like facebook here. back when the law was introduced, there were 20,000 users, now it's approaching a billion, and half of all teens say they've been bullied online. >> you have 3500 in one month. >> receiving text message after hurtful text message. >> she was a lesbian, she had aids and was spreading it. she was bisexual. >> after months of being cyber bullied, her daughter couldn't take it any more. >> december 11th of 2008 she went into the bathroom at delmar high school, took her sweatshirt and hung herself.
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>> now she's living as a paraplegic in a san jose nursing home. >> the teachers did nothing, because most of it was done under the teacher's radar. >> it's important for us to be able to keep up with the times of technology. >> according to nora campos of san jose, state law hasn't kept up with technology. the californianty bullying law that was first drafted in 1996 did not include social networking sites until now. >> it will create a tool that currently is not in the education code. >> reporter: because of legislation introduced by campos and signed into law on friday by governor jerry brown, schools will now be allowed to suspend students for bullying class mads on social networking sites. if the law was on the books when her daughter was being cyber bullied, she believes amanda may have revealed what was happening to her, instead of trying to take her own life.
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>> i don't think she would have. because people are talking about it now. people all over are talking about it now, because so many kids have killed themselves. >> reporter: according to the cdc suicide is the third leading cause of death among teens. diane, backers of this new law hope the legislation will change that. >> thanks very much, elise. in japan, another large earthquake hit the same northeastern part of that country that was devastated back in march. the 7.1 quake prompted another tsunami warning for the region. the earthquake hit at 10:57 a.m. in japan, about 6:00 tonight our time. the quake shook skyscrapers in tokyo, some 250 miles away. there are no reports of injury or damage, the fukushima nuclear plant was evacuated as a precaution following today's quake. the quake did not cause any additional problem there's. a tsunami warning was issued for
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the region. that was lifted two hours ago. this is is the same area from when the quake and tsunami hit four months ago. at least 21,000 people died then as a result of that 9.0 magnitude earthquake. coming up next, a change in the weather, plus, the royal couple is giving hollywood a run for its money, after raising tens of thousands of dollars for charity today. they took a walk down the red carpet. san francisco police unions approved a controversial contract today. what they traded in exchange for past pay raises and no layoffs. a pretty nice start to the weekend weatherwise, right now we're seeing more low clouds and a strong sea breeze pushing into san francisco. 54 disagregrees and the coolingl see in the forecast is likely to surprise you. ♪
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left a minute ago after what is a very, very glamorous day. now, yesterday the duke and duchess of cambridge were all business if you will recall. today they finally got to do the california thing, playing in the sun and rubbing elbows with hollywood's royalty. a royal visit to tinseltown wouldn't be complete without a walk down the red carpet, and saturday night some of the biggest names in hollywood turned out in honor of the duke and duchess of cambridge. >> i would not be here were it not for the royal aspect. that was definitely the honey for my bee. >> this is fantastic for england and all the talent that's here tonight. >> by far the most glamorous of their visit. up and coming british talent are introduced to hollywood's movers
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and shakers. >> when american and british creative talent gets together, magic happens. let's continue the winning formula. >> reporter: earlier saturday, the couple were helicoptered into santa barbara, where the prince showed off his riding chops against an american team that raised money for his family's charities. celebrity chef giana delau delauerentis created a $4,000 a plate lunch. kate hasn't made any public remarks, that could change sunday when she makes two more appearances in l.a. back here live in downtown los angeles where the event is just wrapping up. we have julie chen and her super
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famous husband, i can't remember his name right now, the cbs guy. >> i wish i could help you out. >> i can't remember his name. less moonbiz. we have so many other people coming out right now, this is fun. the duke and duchess came out about four minutes ago now. tomorrow is their final day of the royal visit. they're going to attend a private reception, visit downtown l.a.'s skid row, and then they are going to wrap up the day by greeting veterans at a job fair. and then they go back home to england. live in downtown los angeles tonight. >> nice way to pull out the name. couldn't they have waited until we got on the air? that would have been reasonable. >> i tried, i said, hey, kntv's coming up, hold up. >> hold up a second. >> thanks a lot. coming up next at 11:00, we
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have the giants and a's, one of them with a heartbreaker tonight. we'll show you the apology in the last paper and what it might mean for rupert murdoch. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card
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there's word tonight that the san francisco police union has voted to accept a deal with the city that will allow them to receive raises and avoid layoffs while paying more for their pensions. the chronicle is reporting police will get a 3% pay raise immediately. the remaining 2% next year. the deal also requires police to pay an additional 3% to their pensions. this year it's a wash, it's supposed to save the city $10 million over the next two years. trying to get a pension reform measure on the ballot in november. in 2009 there were 52 members of the san francisco police department who made more than $200,000 a year. san francisco officers make about 15% more than their counterparts in los angeles. we're going to check in on weather in a moment, there's a big change coming. first we want to check in with
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henry wofford of come cast sports net. >> tim lincecum taking the mound before his final start before the all-star break today with a win. let's get to those highlights, mets and giants before the game. giants with the all-stars, presented with jerseys before the game. pablo sandoval extends his hit streak to 20 games with the double. three batters later, aubrey huff. pablo scores, that makes it 2-1 giants. timmy the freak lincecum finding his groove, top of the fourth, jason bay and lucas duda, and to the fifth inning we go, he tells daniel murphy to have a seat. sixth inning, rubin tejada goes down swinging. one earned run, giants win 3-1. >> reporter: it was six innings
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of struggling without number three for the giants ace this evening. but even with 114 pitches, tim lincecum was able to keep his composure and limited the mets to just one run and heads to this year's mid summer classic with a more reputable 7-7 record. >> i wish the innings where i got two outs. i wish i could have been better about that. when you come out on top of the win, i think that's ultimately the best part of the game and we did it. that was good for us. >> pablo sandoval extended his hitting streak to 20 games, he's just six shy of jack clark's modern franchise record. from at&t park, amy gutierrez, for nbc bay area. >> thank you, amy. a's and rangers, game three of the four-game set. andrew bailey in to close the game.
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fields, the eldest grounder to throw -- josh hamilton, can't make a mistake against him. a walkoff two-run homer to right field, game over, hamilton's second career walkoff home run. rangers win 7-6. finally, rays at yankees, derek jeter gets his 3,000th hit and it's a big one. a home run off david price. he becomes the first yankee to reach the 3,000 hit milestone. he went 5 for 5, and knocked in the winning run, yankees win 5-4. it's very difficult not to like a guy like derek jeter. diane? >> thanks, henry. let's check in with rob mayeda on the weather. what is going on, that's what i have to say. >> big time cooldown going on around san francisco. southwest winds at 18 miles an hour, the low clouds moving over the tops of the buildings, 50s
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around oakland and san jose. all locations like we've been seeing this morning, misty skies. 50s across the board. good strong sea breeze reaching the valleys. good news for your air quality sunday. that's going to be grade for your outdoor plans. in terms of rain or heavier rain, i should say, that's down in the desert southwest, all that moisture which did flair up in the sierras. we're seeing this trough approach the west coast, which is going to reinforce the ocean air conditioning and bring some cooler air aloft. this hurricane calvin, tropical storm calvin, now just a tropical depression, good news in the tropics to our south. moving away from mexico and baja, california now a nonfactor with tropical weather to our south. probably some drizzle on the coast, and around san francisco, here you go. high temperatures, no, it's july, but it doesn't really seem
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like it, 78 for san jose, 62 san francisco. temperatures are going to cool down a little bit more. we're talking even places like livermore in the upper 70s by tuesday and wednesday. 15 degrees below average. ocean air conditioning stuck on high at least until it gets toward next week. >> that's just weird. >> it is kind of strange. still ahead at 11:00, journalists of britain's most popular newspaper just put their last issue to bed.
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we'll show you the apology.
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[ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. fiber one. the press has stopped in england for the controversial newspaper news of the world. the hacking scandal has plagued the tabloid so much, that rupert murdoch decided to shut it down. >> reporter: after the final edition of the news of the world
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rolled off the presses, the paper's editor and staff showed off the front page, the headline, thank you & good-bye. the 168-year-old tabloid that thrived on scandal, shamed celebrities and brought down politicians was brought down by a scandal of its own making, involving allegations of bribery and voice mail hacking. three people have been arrested so far, including the paper's former editor, who was once a key aide to david cameron. tonight he's out on bail. >> this is a very sad day for the news of the world. >> we've already apologized. >> the paper's owner, rupert murdoch's holdings include the fox television network and the wall street journal arrives in london to deal with the crisis personally. the paper being investigated for paying police and hacking into people's private cell phone messages. among the alleged victims, the
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families of fallen soldiers, and victims of the 2005 london terror attack. and they are accused of deleting messages from the anguished parents of a murdered 13-year-old girl. speaking to staff this week, an executive at the paper suggested there will be more revelations of criminal activity. >> i think in a year's time, every single one of you in this room might come up and say, okay, well, i see what you saw now. >> reporter: tomorrow's front page is a celebration of its successful stories. but in the end, the newspaper became the story and started a scandal that may change the nature of british tabloid journalism. >> also on the front page it said thank you & good-bye. quite simply we lost our way as part of its apology to admitting what went wrong. thanks for joining us for
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the bay area at 11:00. we have "saturday night live" up next with tina fey. [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card
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and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ there it is. [ man ] so i used mine to get a whole new perspective. ♪ [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. next on c-span, earlier today the pentagon released a tape seized in sunday's raid in pakistan, purported to be osama bin laden's last will and testament. the tape runs about three minutes. [ cheers and applause ]


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