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thanks for joining us. -- captions by vitac -- breaking news, a fire. an orange globe could be seen near the base of the bay bridge for much of the evening. more than three hours after it broke out, we look at a live picture now, crews still on the scene. the flames have died down but the traffic tie-up remains behind. good evening, everyone. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> it was an eerie sigh for drivers crossing the bridge as the flames grew, the drivers were warned to expect delays or avoid the area altogether. >> crews had a difficult time getting this fire under control. >> thartsds. because of water access, firefighters sate's always a problem on those island. the hydrants are spaced so far
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apart. they had to pull a lot of hose up the hill to where the fire was burning, creeping up to federal land. >> the fire is coming up the rinl here. a light breeze helped feeding it. we had to get units in place immediately to get control on this, to get a fire break and stop it. >> the assistant chief said they doused it with as much water as possible but it just kept growing. additional crews were brought in. they also brought in a fire boat attacking flames from the other side from the water. the fire was burning on some steep terrain. so a lot of the firefighting is being done by hand crews and small lines. no structures were threatened .. the fire is almost completely out but crews are still working and that's impacting access to the island. this fire has caused some traffic delays out of san
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francisco. of course also caused problems as fans started coming out of the raiders game that they have to cross the bridge. fireworks may have sparked the two fires. we're learning information about this. as soon as we have that information, we'll pass it along to you. >> kimberly, thank you. >> anthony, what were firefighters up against weather wise tonight. >> good news, conditions weren't too blustery, we're used to seeing winds gust up to about 20, 30 miles an hour in between that bay inlet. tonight, wind were light, 5 to 15 miles an hour. they're blowing out of the west. they're pushing a lot of that smoke into the east bay. that is affecting the air quality if the east bay. i would suspect that's going to continue to be the trend as we head towards the next 12 to 24 hours. a lot of those winds are very calm right now. that's really good news. not a lot of embers and a lot of the par tick lats in the
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atmosphere, not going to continue to spread at least too far from the main source of this fire. it could be very blustery. as we've seen across the bay area. we'll talk more about that coming up in just a little while. back over to you. >> we'll see you, thanks. we have more breaking news to report. in addition to that fire, we're now learning there's a crash on the bay bridge tonight involving a greyhound bus. the chp shut down four of the five lanes eastbound. the crews reopened all but one lane. that all adds up to traffic delay. the headlights are the cars head headed eastbound. it's packed. no word yet on injuries traffic, as you can see is backed up. perhaps through the tunnel. you can't tell on the other
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side. the chp is warning impeachment to avoid the bay bridge eastbound. and there's traffic westbound as well. that's also about to get worse. as soon as the raiders game finishes and people head home then. eel bring you more information as soon as it becomes available. >> eastbound rez deptds shaken up by an earthquake that struck around 9:30. the u.s. geological survey reports it was a 31 .1 magnitude quake centered towards berkeley. it was not a big quake but enough to prompt a lot of people to call our news room to ask about it. there's been no reports of damage or injury. >> a busy night happen right now. the raiders game is still under way as we mentioned. it's believed to be the latest kickoff at 8:30 tonight. of course, the reason for the late start is directly related to the baseball playoffs. it also means thousands of football fans are going to start heading home during the next hour or so.
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hello, monty. they had to get go from a baseball field to a football field within less than 24 hours. within minutes of the victory last night, crews were transitioning from baseball to football. this time lapse video shows how big a job it was. a task that would normally take two to three days. a team of 250 people worked all night and all day. the raiders were originally scheduled to play at 1:25 this amp, but kickoff was pushed to 8:35 tonight to give crews enough time to get the coliseum ready for the raiders. >> you're taking down foul poles, putting up goal posts, striping the field. there's a lot of pieces. but the time consuming element
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is the installation of the bleachers in the outfield. >> raiders fans already gathered in the parking lot to tailgate by 3:00 this amp. just as crews were finishing their work on the coliseum. >> our record time is going to be this one. beginning to end, about 18 hours. >> because so many fans arrived early, they also had a lot more time to drink before the game. and even before kickoff, sheriff's deputies arrested some fans for public intoxication. security is tight and law enforcement is gearing up for any potential problems. a lot of police have been belief briefed, looking for impaired drivers. but it's up to the individual not to drive impaired. plan before you celebrate. >> just the typical problems to report so far. with the intoxicated fans, illegal fireworks, but no major problems. again we're in fourth quarter.
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we expect the game to end within the hour. and law enforcement is hoping it stays calm out here. >> thank you, monty. the go ahead imis still under way. dom coming up in sports, an update on the score from the coliseum. but first, could the raiders move to concord? it's a possibility if the team can't get a new stadium in oakland. according to the "san francisco chronicle" the raiders owner mark davis took a tour on friday of the possible new location. the 5,000 acres of land is at the decommissioned concord naval weapons station. the mayor of concord was also part of the tour. the navy is still squleen cleaning up the site. but concord is looking for ways to redevelop the land. it'ses from the north concord b.a.r.t. station which is something mark davis reportedly liked very much. >> pg&e confirms it's shutting down a natural gas pipeline that city officials believe could be unsafe. the pipeline runs along brett
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taken avenue between highway 101 and 280. city leaders cited an internal e-mail from about a year ago where an engineer raised conners is about safety asking, quote, are we sitting on another san bruno? the pg&e you'lltity says they ask employees to raise such questions and is shutting down the line as a precaution. >> in 2011, we did a strength test to make sure that the integrity of the line was validat validated. >> ke commend the employee who raised this question. >> officials say the pipe should be shot down tomorrow.
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>> authorities have made an arrest in a killing in san jose back in august that was caught the op surveillance team hp u.s. marshals arrest sean moore on friday in the las vegas area. they believe he chased down and shot ramon garcia in downtown san jose. this is the surveillance video we have edited where it's coming up spop it does not actually show the shooting. you can see that garcia, riding on a bicycle into a parking lot in the middle of the day near knot third and julian streets. a moment later, the gunman following and shoots garcia point blank and flees the scene. a man died in a car crash overnight in san jose. but his two passengers skmou survived. the san jose fire department shared on twitter these photos of the dramatic accident. suv was split in half when it crashed into a light post. the accident happened about 2:00 this morning on blossom hill, right by oak ridge mall. police say the man was speeding. crews rushed the two female
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passengers to the hospital with serious injuries the accident also caused a power outage to the traffic signals at the intersection. crew is a i it will take more time to get the lights back on because of the extensive rewiring needs. drivers of course had to treat the intersection as a four-way stop which always causes some confusion and as you see there, some traffic problems. >> police are investigating a fatal hit and run in redwood city that left a bicyclist dead. police say it happened about 7:00 last night on marshall treat near veterans boulevard and main street. when police arrived they found the male victim on the ground. resident living at a nearby apartment describe what is she saw. '. >> he went on the rite and the car just suddenly crashed on the biker. and he didn't stop at the stop sign right there. he just left the man right there. >> the suspect is described as bald with a moustache and beard and tattoos down his arm. he was driving a dark colored minivan.
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>> we are now just five days out from another possible b.a.r.t. strike. the cooling off period is over the end of the day on thursday. if an agreement is not reached by then, the unions could authorize a strike on friday. talks are scheduled to continue tomorrow. >> coming up next, not your ordinary port-a-potty. remember those words. they're bigger than a lot of people's bathrooms at home. why they were at today's raiders game of all places. >> plus, a powerful storm forces half a million people to ev evacuate their homes in china. >> a and a to former president is in town. what brings jimmy carter to the bay area. >> and breaking news on the bay bridge. fire and a bus crash involvinina greyhound bus. traffic is backed up on the bridge. [ female announcer ] made just a little sweeter...
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now there's been a crash on the bay bridge as well. the crash on the new eastern skpan involved a greyhound bus. at least two other cars were involved. here's live picture of the scene. heavy lights going eastbound. the traffic going westbound moving far more smoothly. the problem early as the exit heading in that direction. no word yet on any injuries. >> and now to the latest op the government shutdown. there's still no sign of a break through tonight. the republicans are standing firm with demands craps point out the law took 18 months to pass and survived a supreme court challenge, but republicans argue the law is going to be devastating to the economy. brian mooar has that story from washington. >> reporter: house republicans say they are eager to negotiate with president obama. but they're not giving up on their fight to use a budget bill as a way to chip away at obamacare.
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>> i thought the fight would be over the debt ceiling, but, you know, i worked with my members they decided. well, let's do it now. this fight was going to come one way or the other. >> texas senator ted cruz, a pivotal figure in this fight democrats will have to bend before october 17 when the government hits its spending limit. >> the debt ceiling historically has been among the best leverage that congress has to rein in the executive. >> jack lou says that is playing with fire. >> on october 17, we will exhaust our borrowing capacity. and at that point, i have nothing else in the drawer. >> in a rare bipartisan display, the house unanimously agreed on saturday to retroactively pay furloughed government workers, but those paychecks won't go out until after the shutdown is over. how long that might be, no one can say. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >> congressman made a quick trip
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to the eastbound bay to update them on the government shutdown. he represents california's 15th district, which covers most of eastern alameda county. he held a town hall meeting in dubl dublin. about 100 people attended. >> at the end of the day, we can come together, republicans and democrats. all we have to do is an up or down vote, do we fund the budget at the same level the senate has agreed to and that will pass. i'm optimistic. i'm not giving up. he headed back to washington, d.c. just a coup of hours ago. >> an nbc bay area follow-up now. serious chemical weapons are being dismantled. u.n. experts supervise the start of the process. returning to their hotel in damascus today. workers using cutting torches. the process will continue into the coming days. international inspectors are verifying iing syria's complian with international demands to destroy weapons and production
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facilities. in egypt, several areas have turned into combat zones. more than 50 people were killed in raging street battles today as supporters of the ousted islamist president faced off against backers of the military who threw him out. the fighting took place on a national holiday set aside to celebrate the military for its prowess in the 1973 mid east woor with war with israel. >> a typhoon packed winds up to 94 miles an hour then slowed before weakening to a tropical storm. the area is now dealing with powerful winds and heavy rain. power was knocked out to hundreds of thousands of people. flights have been cancelled and high speed rail service is suspended as well. we have new information on a wildfire burning at a southern california military base. right now, crews are battling the fire in camp pendleton. the fire has burned 1,500 acres of dry brush and challenged four buildings.
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the fire broke out yesterday during the hot, dry and windy conditions. it's about 50% contained. investigators are looking into the cause of a wildfire on the campus of uc santa cruz. it damaged a grove of redwood trees. it took firefighters six hours to put out the fire in an open area near helder drive and meyer drive. it was reported overnight around 3:15 in mornting. the fire burned an acre of cut grass before spreading into a groan of redwood trees. there was no damage to any buildings. no one was hurt. investigators believe a campfire on the ground or a hollowed out tree stump may be to blame. >> former president jimmy carter is in oakland tonight for habitat for humanity patriots. >> that's's one of the primary things that all people on earth are equal and a basic human right. is to have a place to live.
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>> he and his wife have been building homes in different cities. they celebrate their 30th anniversary with new homes in san jose and oakland. the homes in oakland going up tomorrow. on tuesday, he will b in east san jose helping elders and veterans reolder homes. country newsic stars garth brooks and tri sha yearwood helped welcome him to the bay area as well as a message from jon stewart. >> all right. if you live in downtown san jose, you might have had a rocking awakening, so to speak. the rock 'n roll half marathon. a portland man took first place in just over an hour and two minutes. while a woman from vancouver, canada, was the first female to cross the line. there they go. 16,000 people entered. a new record for the race. >> and i'm not kidding you. this year brings the community together. it raises money for a great cause. and it just brings the community together. this is a community event. i mean, it's incredible. incredible people.
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>> we're talking about the forecast. whatever you like, he's got it for you. >> we're talking about temperatures in the 80ed tomorrow. then eventually the 60s and 70s. even rain in the forecast. we have the wide spectrum of things happening in the bay area. temperatures are back into the 80s across most of the board. 79 in santa cruz, the exemption there. 83 in san francisco. 85 in oakland, 83 in san jose today. sfraj ask one of those warm spots, 83 downtown. the average high is only 70 degrees for this time of year. for tomorrow, there will be a cold front that's going to move through. ite not going to offer any rain tomorrow. but it will cool our temperatures by about 10 degrees in places like san francisco. so we're back close to 74 with those winds starting to pick up tomorrow out of the west at about 15 to 25 miles an hour. so it will become a little more breezy for tomorrow. temperatures right now, very
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comfortable. 65 in sf. 64234 sunnyvale. santa rosa at 54 as well. now, we are tracking showers in the long term forecast. now, in fact, by the middle part of the week, we'll see the showers move in. a few highs in clouds for today. not expecting to see a whole lot of cloud cover for tomorrow. the secondary area of low pressure spinning off the gulf of alaska, that's going to be the one we're watching as we head towards wednesday. for tomorrow, we peel get the first cold front that's going to move through. just a few clouds for tomorrow. but winds will really start to pick up as this thing moves through. through tomorrow and tuesday, it will be breezy. then wednesday, the second area of low pressure is going to drop down and move right across central california. it's going to squeeze out a little amount of moisture. the key, not expecting much. in fact, maybe 0.1 of an inch with this go around. and it will be sunshine with this was well.
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for tomorrow, very comfortable, 82 in san jose. 83 in los gatos. livermore, back to 84 degrees. freemont at 79. san francisco, right at 74 for monday. now again, those showers will hold off until about wednesday. so two more dry days on the horizon. but again, you'll notice the temperatures really start to go down. we're talking maybe a 20 degrees dip in temperatures at the time as we get into wednesday. and then really, as we head towards the latter part of the upcoming week, temperatures remain very fall like. 80s and 90s, diane and terry, for 60s and 70s this upcoming week. a little something for everybody. but fall is here. >> all right. >> all right. >> we're now 123 day ace way from winter olympics. and today, you can see the flame arrived in moscow. as the russian city of sochi prepares to host the 2014 games. coming up in february, 14,000 torch bearers will carry olympic
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torches over russia's 83 regions. minor glitch today. a torch bearer ran through a passageway lead into the kremlin today and the torch's flame went out. but in there's a guy there with the lighter. this is down home torch carrying 101. the runner continued on his way. and the olympics will take place on time. write it down. >> no, no, there are strict rules on how you -- >> he had a lighter. '. >> i'm just saying. i hope that lighter aim kaim from athens or olympia.. >> got a light? >> you have a lot going on in the football world. and good news for bay area tame taems. >> we'll start with baseball, dan and terry. i don't know if i'm going to be able to sleep tonight, because tomorrow morning, the oakland a's will try and take game three of the alcs from detroit. we're already out in motown with coverage. we'll hit that next. plus, as you mentioned, football. the texans and 49ers, both teams looking to move above .500, but only one squad seemed to show up for tonight's game at
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>> it's extremely rare both the 49ers and raiders were hosting moment games. oakland trying for the second win of the season, and san francisco aiming to win two in a row for the first time this entire campaign. take you out to candlestick texas, visiting. both teams with the 2-2 record. the first drive of the game for houston. jermaine brock sfwer septembers matt schaub and brings it all the way back to the pick six. the quarterback matt schaub, now four straight games with an interception that resulted in the touchdown 7-0, 49ers. san francisco up. vernon davis, even with the leg injury still has speed. >> reporter: the 49ers put up 27 offensive point against the texans number one ranked defense. pu not all went perfectly. colin kaepernick had 45 passing yards until he connected on the
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longest pass of his career with a less an 100% vernon davis. >> might not have had the game that everyone expected us to do to have in the passing game. but we still went out there and were able to connect on certain plays. he wanted to try to put it down. we got the victory. >> whatever it takes to win. the o line, they doing whatever. >> reporter: the 49ers defense forced the texans into four turnovers. but san francisco showed its depth on the defensive unit as three of those turnovers came from backups. at candlestick park, mindy bach, bay area. what an emotional win for the oengd a's after competing detroit completely off the scoreboard. the green and gold walked off with the only run of the contest
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in the bottom of the ninth. both are playing the schedule smart. >> reporter: well, there's no rest for the weary in the alds after a short-lived celebration following the game two. the a's boarded a red-eye flight in detroit, landing here 6:30 a.m. local time on sunday. with it raining throughout the day, the majority of the players opted not to work out and instead focused on resetting their body clocks. however, jerrod parker was on hand working out with kurt suzuki. although many of the team weren't on the field, he knows they'll be ready mentally come pitch. >> we did the best we can as far as preparing them and balancing what our strengths are as a staff and the potential weaknesses they've had.
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>> watching the guys who throw before me as well pick things out of that. >> tiger woods with two putts to climpbl the cup. he only needs one. that's what you call a gimme as the victory is conceded. international team, 18 1/2 to 1 15. they have won five straight international cups. raiders, the score right now, 27-17 oakland over san diego. and if you want to see complete highlights of the contest and reaction from afterwards, hang out with us at midnight. sportsnet central over on comcast sportsnet bay area. >> a late night. >> it will be. >> well, some very fancy porta-potties at the raiders game tonight. let's show you the unusual promotion. we all have our little tricks.
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>> october is here. it's the month where nfl players, coaches and refs wear pink to raise awareness about breast cancer. a crucial catch is the fundraising campaign that educate about the importance of annual mammograms to catch mammograms early, especially for women 40 and older. we're told 100% of proceeds goes directly to the american cancer society. >> a new tailgating experience for raiders fans tonight. >> this is weird. >> courtesy of charmane tissue, offered fancy port-a-potties for free. the display is traveling across the country, basically giving fans a choice between the stanford port-a-potty or luxury
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lous. it's a promotional event. and so, you know, do the fans like it? >> i really appreciate it. very clean and it smells like the one at home. the restrooms had a tv. fans won't be able to use them. apparently they're going to be gone after the raiders game tonight. >> short-lived promotion. still ahead, he stepped in between a manitoba of angry bikers and the man they were beating. >> and a new effort to battle dui's involving drugs. [ yodeling plays ]
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here's another live pick chew of the eastern span of the bay bridge. those are the headlights headed this direction, moving relatively quickly right now, but we're still told there's a backup. what happened today or tonight, there was a fire near the bay braj. them we had a bus crash on the eastern span eastbound. that caused all kinds of traffic delays. and we have reports this a the traffic, at least at one point tonight was backed up all the way to silver avenue. that's basically candlestick park. traffic is going to get worse headed quarterback in just a little while, as soon as the raiders game lets out. >> drivers under the influence, but it's not alcohol. it's drugs impairing drivers. our investigative unit is tracking a new approach by law enforcement to catch drugged drivers.
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here's steven stock with the details. >> reporter: it's 10:00 on a wednesday night in redding, california. and this driver is walking the line. >> because you're being placed under arrest for dui. >> reporter: but officers say it's not alcohol that put the man in handcuffs. >> i think he's using something that's picking him up and bringing him down at the same time. >> it's drugs. >> 1015 for dui drugs. they made 225 dui arrests. but a third of those weren't for alcohol. but for driving under the inflown of drugs. >> drug impaired driving is an issue for arrests. >> foo they jumped 40% and the dmv statistics show that in a
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majority of those crashes involving fatalities or injuries where drugs are involved, the drivers are not convicted of dui. >> they don't have the information about drug impairment. they're reluctant to take those to trial. >> but police officers are caught to identify and catch drivers on drugs. drug duis can have some really real consequences. >> the word senseless is all i could think about. >> nearly two years ago, kelly grove's bmw was hit by a big rig truck. the truck went over this bridge and burst into flames. kelly's car with her infant and 10-year-old sage in the backseat was left teeters on the lem of the bridge. a 100-foot drop below.
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baby milo crying in the back. but from sage, silence. >> i'm yelling sage, sage, and there's nothing. nothing at all. and i figured she must be dead. >> until a whisper came from the back. sage was alive, injured and kelly thought she didn't have much time. >> at that point, it was just scream, someone, anyone to get us out of here. >> get them out, they did. the whole family survive 37d. then came the coroner's report on that truck driver showing he had methamphetamines in his system. >> i thought accidents happen. and we were so lucky, but when the drug issue brought up, this wasn't an accident. it could have been prevented. >> it's a problem. >> reporter: that's why some police go through the drug recognition training where they're caught to recognize seven different drug cat gores
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that may impair a driver. this officer is dre certified. >> put your left foot on the line. >> we watched for over an hour as he and another officer performed the dre test on this woman. the officer's conclusion, the woman was impaired by meth and heroi heroin. >> the patrol officer has taught the dre course to 111 students from police department ace cross the state. >> our ability to recognize these individuals and take action is crucial. >> current law does not sell rate alcohol duis from drug duis. >> even if it changes one person, that's woth it to me.
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>> reporter: kelly groves thinks any track an training is critical to keep our road safe. >> that one person who who will stop and think, i shouldn't be taking this and shouldn't be driving is saving that family that would have been hit. >> now beginning january 1, california law will now split up the types of duis into alcohol and drug categories. then a will allow law enforcement to separately track drivers arrested for driving under the influence of drugs. chp also is currently trying out a roadside drug test in four counties including sacramento and l.a. where officers can take a swab from a driver's saliva, a test that can tell on the spot what types of drugs are in a droovr's system. all the rest you saw in the report has cases still pending before the courts and none of the people have been found guilty. they all each declined our offer to talk about their individual case. >> at least eight people including tloo echildren were killed and dozens more were injured after an accident at a
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monster truck event in mexico. new evidence tonight shows that a truck driver may have been under the i fluns of alcohol at the time of the crash. the crash happened yesterday afternoon in chihuahua, mexico, right there. about 500 miles north of maz sat l mazatlan. a test has detected alcohol on the breath of the driver. the driver may face manslaughter charges. the man who helped stop the vicious beet bating of an suv driver was honored today. sergio said he pull saw bikers pull the driver out of the suv and beat him. one of the bikers also tried to pull a woman from the vehicle as she held her baby. he stepped between the mob and the bloody driver. his state senator and community leaders recognized his brave action today. he said he made a simple step.
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>> i said let her go, man. let her go. you know, that's it. just go. that's it. so we stood at each other, looking at each other's faces. and somehow they stopped rite in front of me. >> the driver needed stitches. the bikers believed the driver hit one of the bike es earlier so there may be more charges as well. >> sr. vancouvers who lost legs in the boston marathon bombing are running again. we'll share their stories. >> no one expects to hear. [ speaking foreign language ] here in the bay view, no, not really. >> bay area girls to enter the world of high fashion. ♪
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ten years ago, a woman's ticket led to community service and a whole new mission in her life. we have tonight's bay area proud. >> reporter: in the basement of the churnl in the heart of the bay view, might to sop seem a long way from the fashion houses of new york, paris and milan.
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to ariel, though, it is nothingless than a short cut to the top. >> everything that i've learned or everything that i've gotten to be really good at is because of these women. >> reporter: the women she talking about are instructors for visions of lamoda. a 99-year-old program were a handful of urban women are prepared for a career in high fashion for free. >> if you get accepted, what happens? the girls not only sewing and design, but french as well. lectures from fashion professionals and a trip to no's fashion week have been part of the program. ariel has been with them for five years now. five rigorous years. >> it can get a little overbearing, but overbearing gets you to high success.
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>> the woman behind all this is the woman behind that camera, tracy peace greco. born and raised in the bay view, tracy's love of fashion was sparked, not coincidentally, in the very church sanctuary above their head. >> reporter: in the 1970s right here, i would be a very small girl sitting in these pews, this aisle way looked like a runway in paris. >> it wasn't until her 30s, though, that tracy ditched a job in banking to go to italy in search of a career in fashion. >> in two years, i want us to be a big show. >> she's a consultant to performers, theatre and vinls. and a task master to the girls of la moda. >> if you give the kids a pass, the world doesn't give you a pass. there are rules anticipate reck lagss. you have to get up and be to work on time. you have is to be here on time. you have to come prepared.
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ultimately, she doesn't want to provide the world with great fashion designers. she just wants to provide the world with a few more great people. >> let's trek in. we've got wet and windy. >> we've got quite a bit happening. temperatures will be a little cooler. maybe think about what you want to wear for tomorrow, 57 to 61 across most of the gay. we are talking about bright conditions. we're talk act 70s and 80s tomorrow. so again, a little bit cooler
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from where we were today, but not much cooler. 4 to 8 degrees cooler. we are tracking showers in the long term of things. twl's a system right now that's positioned off the coast in the gulf of alaska. a cold front is going to be the first that moves through tomorrow. you can see that band of cloud cover stretching down towards northern california. that's going to move through tomorrow. not going to offer any showers, but what's going to happen is our cloud cover will increase tomorrow. temperatures going down just a little bit. as we head towards tuesday, that's really the day where clouds are will start to filtner. and we're even cooler by then. wednesday is the day to watch. it's not going to be widespread rain. really just hit or miss. not everyone is going to see it. ewe'll see clouds really filter in. temperatures going down. wednesday, showers moving in. not going to be widespread but
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definitely enough to get the grounds wet. back up to you. >> coming up next, an incredible recovery story for several boston marathon bombing sur viefrs. we' we'll show you. [ superfan ] we're hitting the road to help america discover the new helper.
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you've got to try this sweet & sour chicken helper. i didn't know they made chicken. crunchy taco or four cheese lasagna? can i get another one of those actually? [ superfan ] hey, america, we're here to help. ♪ [ male announcer ] you say tomato. ♪ old el paso says diced tomato
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stand 'n stuff chicken tacos. ♪ you say what's for dinner? old el paso says start somewhere fresh. >> it's been almost six months since the boston bombings killed several people and left many maimed. >> we saw just how strong for two of them, taking the next of the big steps in their lives. >> good morning, everybody! >> on a field in boston this morning, an amazing display of courage and strength. at a running and mobility clinic offered by the challenge athletes foundation, people of all ages, all skill levels and each with their own unique story trying to regain their footing in life. >> the finish of the boston
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marathon in april, ultimately cost her her leg. >> it just feels like reaching another milestone and getting back to the way things used to be. it's kind of a step in the right direction. >> a brand-new -- >> heather received her first running leg at a ceremony last night. her fourth prosthetic so far. and this morning she took her first steps in that new artificial limb. the thought of actually running again no longer seems impossible. >> when i first had to experience using it, i thought i'm never going to be walking. and i did it. celeste lost both legs in the bombing. what she didn't lose was her determinati determination. >> the exercise you need to do is going to get you your independence, then you're going to do it. >> the participants often find strength in numbers.
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a. >> they see others doing thing they didn't think they would be able to do. >> at celeste's side, the reassuring face of gabe martinez who knows a lot about overcoming adversity. he lost both his legs in combat in afghanistan. >> i tell her, don't push yourself too hard. take it day by day and just live your new life. >> cheering each other on, as these champions for life take another step towards independence. >> that was lester holt reporting. incredible. >> they are boston proud. >> back in a moment.
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>> a life is a whole lot brighter for a bartender in oregon after a tip from a
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regular customer. he tipped her with a ticket for her own. he often did that instead of getting a cash tip. she sdaned it and found out she had a winning ticket worth more than $17,000. >> i turned it around and automatically wept oh, i handed it back to him. i said here, you bought it, it's your ticket. and fortunately for her, the man refused to take back that winning ticket. what a great guy. >> wow. thanks for watching nbc bay area news. >> good night. [ marco ] i'm a student at devry university. and this is my home team. this is my large lecture hall. this is my professor. and also my coach. this is my booster club.
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this is the guy who's graduating ready for a great career in technology. [ male announcer ] in 2012, 90% of devry university grads actively seeking employment had careers in their field in 6 months. find your career success in the bay area. learn how at
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>> tonight, bay area proud. he was there during one of man's greatest moments. the lappeding on the moon. but this man reveal what is it's also like to be there during one of man's darkest hours. she found it right on craigslist. her purpose in life. that was it. that's what i could do. what this young mother saw that helped countless babies with what she has to give. >> it was a progress noise nose sis that might have pushed her over the edge,


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