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right now at 11... breaking news overseas. a suspected terrorist attack . running for their lives. right now at 11:00, breaking news overseas. a suspected terrorist attack at an ariana grande concert. >> we were in arena when we heard a bang. and i had to run for me life. >> chilling stories was survival emerging this evening as investigators work to figure out who is behind this deadly explosion. the news at # 1 starts now. good evening, everyone.
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thanks for being with us. i'm jessica aguirre. >> i'm raj matthai. it is now 7:00 a.m. tuesday morning in england. many people are wake up to this devastating news. this is the deadliest terror attack in england in 12 years. so many images showing the chaos at that ariana grande concert. people are still missing at this hour, after an explosion near the manchester arena. this is what we know. 19 people are dead, confirmed. another 50 are injured. here's what we don't know. who did this. this is what it look like near that arena right now. ariana grande herself, distraught and apologetic while investigators continue to look for clues and identify a possible suicide bomber. manchester is about 200 miles north of london. this happened at the largest arena in the united kingdom. nbc bay area news's cheryl hurd joins us. panicked families are turned
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to in a desperate attempt to find their loved ones. the mchz arena turned into a chaotic team. social media showed video of thousands running and screaming for their lives after an explosion at manchester arena. all of them shaken. the pop star's concert had just let out when what british authorities call a suicide blast shook the area. >> we are currently treating this as a terrorist incident until we have further information. >> reporter: dozens of ambulances racing to the scene as police blocked off the area. the blast was captured on this dash cam. the sound so strong some say they could feel it in this chest. one parent was lucky enough to find his daughter. >> big flash. and then a woosh of air. then just went what the hell is
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that? >> reporter: ariana grande herself responding to the deadly blast in an emotional tweet, saying "broken. from the bottom of my heart. i am so, so sorry. i don't have words. >> this is clearly a very concerning time. >> reporter: it is also concerning for city officials here in the bay area. >> every city that has a big venue for major event and sporting events has this challenge every time. >> reporter: this is the director of communications for the city of san jose a city with a major arena, which played host to an ariana grande concert in march. >> in this era where everybody is very appropriately concerned about security, always learning from what is happening in other -- other places. >> reporter: as far as we know, no one is claiming responsibility for the deadly blast. je jess, back to you. >> we just received updated numbers from the manchester police. we are hearing that the death toll has gone up from 19 to 22 and that the number of injured
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now stands at 59. that number, again, could go up. president trump, meanwhile, who is in jerusalem has been briefed on the incident. so far there is no official statement. white house senior adviser issued a statement. reaction from local leaders are coming in. nancy pelosi releasing this statement. during this dark hour the american people stand united with our ally and friend the united kingdom. may it bring comfort to those grieving in manchester tonight that so many around the world mourn in solidarity with them. >> unfortunately, we do see this fairly often, a terror attack which leads to beefed up security elsewhere. nypd is adding presence outside the british consulate there. and around tourist spots in new york city. here in the bay area, all is quiet at the british consulate
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on sampson street. no reported problems. a news conference in manchester is just now getting underway. that's where we got the new information that the death toll has riz tony 22 people. we invite you to stay with us on air and on line at we'll also be updating our facebook and twitter feeds within this hour and 24/7. back here at home tonight we are learning the illness that killed a bay area man and sickened nine others is botulism. the source, nacho cheese sold at a gas station in solano. botulism deaths are rare. >> reporter: they are rare. tonight we have one. his name, 37-year-old martin galindo of antioch. he ate the contaminated cheese three weeks ago. he has been fighting for his life in the hospital ever since. now we are finding out he has passed away.
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this is martin glipdo with his wife and two small children on a go fund me page with a message that says, martin passed a i way. we are overwhelmed. the california department of health confirming today it has tested and confirmed that nacho cheese sauce sold at a gas station has tested positive for botulism. the cheese sauce was sold at valley oak confused and fuel. a mother of three remains hospitalized in sacramento a month after developing botulism. >> she is able to mouth some words. her eyes are opening. she is frustrated. she has been here a long time and she's in a lot of pain snoosh officials say botulism is usually treatable but is deadly in about 5% of cases. nine other victims have been identified. some remain hospitalized. the galindo family says he
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needed a vent laidor to breathe before lapsing into a coma and dying last thursday. he was the bread winner in the family for those two small children and now his widow. go to, we have a link to the family's go fund me site. terry mcsweeney, nbc bay area news. the royals awarriors are he the nba times. >> they swept the spurs in san antonio and are now heading to the nba finals for the third consecutive year. get your good luck jerseys out. coming up in 15 minutes we will take you behind the scenes and show you how the warriors celebrated and when the times again. colin resch will join us from san antonio just ahead. tonight she is behind bars. tomorrow the wife of an alameda sheriff's deputy will face a judge. she turned herself in today. she is charged with vehicular manslaughter. police say she was driving drunk last september when she crashed into another car and killed a
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3-year-old. elijah dun, from san ramon. last week in a separate case, she was arrested for public sbroks. a bizarre kidnapping attempt in san francisco. witnesses say this woman tried to grab a 2-year-old from his mom at the ferry building. police say the woman is homeless and mentally ill. employees from one of the shops inside the ferry building held the woman down until police arrived. they are looking at survey loons video in the building's main promenade. a bay area father who is also a uber driver has been missing more than a week. this is a pictures of him. piseth chhay disappeared on mother's day. police found his car on friday night. jean elle has the new clues had in this case. >> reporter: police say they found piseth chhay's car abandoned in the bay view district. tonight his wife says the discovery is disturbing. she says after more than a week she and her sons are desperate for answers about where he is.
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>> especially when your sons ask you in the morning, bedtime, when i pick them up from school. i have to find a way to answer them without, you know, without hurting them. >> reporter: rattana kim keeps telling her two boys their dad is coming home. but the 48-year-old, piseth chhay hasn't been heard from since may 14th. san francisco police found a clue friday. his mercedes parked in the bay view. his wife says the car was stripped. >> it means that my husband did not leave on his own. okay? my husband would not abandon his car. especially into that kind of area.  >> reporter: workers say the suv was park there had for several days. the family has posted flyers in the area hoping someone knows what happened to the uber driver. know he's out there. and i know he wants to come home, but he can't. >> reporter: while his family holds on to hope, police are
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processing the car looking for evidence that will tell them what happened to this san francisco father. jean elle, nbc baern. positive headlines so far for president trump during his first overseas prip as president. in just a few hours, part three. he will meet with the leader of the palestinians. earlier today was part two. mr. trump met with israeli president benjamin netanyahu. he committed to peace in the middle east by working with israel and saudi arabia. he will now meet with the palestinian president. the trump administration is handing over big money for a highly charged bay area project. $650 million to electrify caltrans. prebl originally approved that money but the trump administration balked. congressional pressure may have helped me free up that money. electrifying the trains will be ecofriendly and allow more passenger cars, therefore
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serving the busy corridor from san francisco and san jose. the system is set up, really, to fail people who don't have attorneys. >> a court where money and legal representation make all the difference. coming up, we investigate inequities in the u.s. immigration court system. the reason a airline asked a bay area man with a prosthetic leg to move to a different row. i'm meteorologist jeff ranieri. the fog is moving in now. i'll tell but the impact on tomorrow morning's commute. plus, how much we'll cool down. my forecast in about ten minutes.
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deported until a lawyer got involved. >> reporter: exactly right. we found u.s. immigration court data that shows that someone who has a lawyer is five times more likely to prevail in court than someone without an attorney. earlier this year, we first told that you the government can deport any non-citizen, even honorably discharged u.s. veterans for committing the crime where a punishment is a year or longer in prison. that policy same into play here in san francisco in the case of a u.s. navy veteran separated from his family for four years. >> he served on a navy battleship during operation enduring freedom. but this is the battle of his life. >> i want to be -- make my family proud. >> reporter: he is waiting to reunite with his children, a family he hasn't seen in years. all because of the legal nightmare he became caught up in after being honorably discharged from the navy. >> once you serve your country,
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you assumed that this country is going to look out for you. and the system, it failed. >> reporter: when he was 19, he met with a navy recruiter who assured him that he would become a u.s. citizen by signing up. >> he was promising him a lot of stuff. >> reporter: his sister remembers. >> money for school, traveling, training in the navy and his citizenship. >> reporter: after 9/11, he went to serve in the persian gulf. >> mines in the water. doubtful when you were going to come back home or not. >> reporter: at the time he thought he became a citizen when then president george w. bush issued an executive order saying all non-u.s. citizens in the military to apply for citizenship. >> you filled out your paperwork and had he told you you were already a citizen? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: they typed some things in the computer and says look you are already a citizen? >> that's what appeared on my
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record. >> reporter: you believed you were a citizen? >> i still believe i am a citizen. >> reporter: but i wasn't. under u.s. law he later faced deportation back to mexico after he was convicted and served time for drug possession and domestic abuse. our investigation found more than 300 other veterans who served honorably and who have been deported for violation of the law after their military service. aggravated felonies can include minor crimes like drug possession, petty threat and failure to show up in court. >> he could have been ordered to be deported that day. >> reporter: this attorney interviewed in the case only days before the veteran was scheduled to be deported without ever seeing his children. >> it's complex. the system is set up to fail people who don't have attorneys. >> reporter: that's how instead of finding himself in a country that he barely remembers --
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>> how are you? >> good. >> reporter: he reunited with his children, children who he hadn't seen during four years of legal back and forth. each so, the possibility that he could still be deported hangs over him constantly. >> every step i take depends on deportation. it's like a cancer. it is a hunting me. >> reporter: koorg to syracuse's tracti tractional clearing house or track moore than half with an attorney in immigration court succeeded. >> it's extremely difficult to do it without an immigration leader. >> reporter: she spoke to us as president of the u.s. organization -- >> did they serve honorably in the military, that would be a strong discretionary measure. >> but you don't have that
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discretion. >> if it's an aggravated felony, we don't. >> reporter: is this fair? i don't think so. i think this is a poster child for why the immigration system is so broken. >> reporter: grateful that he found legal help where so many others have not. he knows under current policy he could still be separated from the family he holds so dear. >> i am a united states veteran. >> reporter: which is why he speaks out. >> we all deserve a second opportunity and we all deserve to get our process of immigration done on the road to a citizenship. why not? that's what america is all about. >> reporter: after our first series of stories ran several congressman introduced bills in congress on capitol hill that would change the rules and allow u.s. veterans who have been deported to return here to the u.s. we asked officials with the department of homeland security and the u.s. navy both to talk to us about these deportation
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policies but neither got back to us. if you want to learn more, go to our website, investigate. you can see all those stories. >> fascinating numbers about what you are reporting steven. >> thank you steven. >> if you have a tip for steven or you would like to get in touch with him or anyone on investigate union give us a call or send an e-mail. our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is with us. we are talking about going into tuesday with some changes in the forecast. >> it's already beginning to cool right now. we're going to see even more dramatically colder temperatures as we head throughout the next 72 hours. >> announcer: now nbc bay area most accurate micro climate weather. >> you can see the fog moving in across san francisco. even a little bit of drizzle near the golden gate bridge. aren'tly 59 degrees. we will head into the low 50s as we head into tomorrow morning's commute. let's get a closer look.
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tuesday morning we start with areas of fog near the peninsula. and 59 degrees. trivalley a sunny start and 66. for the south bay, a few clouds and 63. the fog tas in san francisco for the commute as welch it is a going to be patchy in nature but watch out for that if you are crossing over any of the bridge into the city. forecast cools tomorrow. i think it will be noticeable. but it's definitely not going to be cool outside. it's still going to be a warm day. 84 expected in downtown san jose. for the east bay we still have a few 90s, antioch and concord. 88 in pleasanton and 74 in oakland. peninsula, 81 in palo alto. and a chilly half moon bay at 60. san francisco remains in the 60s from the embarcadero down to the mission. north bark 83 in novato, 76 in mill valley. down a couple of degrees for tomorrow. then we will see another reinforcing shot of colder air this week. that's what's going to give us a major dooldown as we head into the extended forecast.
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no big rainfall with this but as the cold front moves across we will likely continue to see areas of drizzle at times. again that drop in temperatures, down some 25 degrees by thursday. with this system coming our way i thought it would be a great time to take a close look at the long range forecast and any other kind of rain chances we have. there may be a possible spotty showers by next thursday. so we are going to keep an eye on that as far as the extended forecast goes, just continue to watch out for those low clouds moving into san francisco with areas of drizzle at times. by this upcoming weekend, 60s and a mix of sun and clouds. inland valleys, you are going to love this. we are going to go from those upper 90s we had today down to 77 on thursday. if you have three-day weekend plans it looks pretty good for that. >> memorial weekend. right around the corner. up next, a puppy, yes, a puppy in trouble. and an unusual rescue for some local firefighters. >> and we have jimmy.
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>> hey guys, chelsea hand sler my guest tonight. little rocka. demi low vatdo. do not change the channel. five people have been detained in kbeks with a smash and grab robbery in roseville. several robbers in masks broke glass cases with a bat, snatched jewelry and took off. we have posted that story on our website. more knows in a moment.
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functional? >> no, i cannot prove. if you want to show me. >> reporter: this is tim stewart who says he paid extra to sit in the emergency exit row on his way back from beijing. he said he sat in that row many times since he lost his leg as a child. he was asked to move from the emergency row because he was not normal and couldn't move normally in case of a crisis. forget being stuck between a rock and a hard place? what about a center console and a seat? check this out from the berkeley fire development that's a puppy. trapped in the vehicle between the seat and the center console. the fifth had to wiggle and tug on the little pup before finally there -- they got it free. puppy is doing well. no injuries. everyone okay. so cats and trees and the firefighters also have to get
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puppies out? >> they do it all. up next we will go back to san antonio and take you behind the scenes and show you what steve kerr was doing tonight. colin resch joins us with the warriors. live look at the oracle arena.
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the nba finals. a live look at the oracle arena. here's the deal. nba final tip off in oakland one week from this thursday. calf looers or the celtics? >> have you got tickets for us? >> i'm working on that. >> warriors owner saying tonight he hopes it's the cavs because there is unfinished business. as for the spurs, the business is finished. here's nbc bay area's colin resch courtside in san antonio. >> reporter: the warriors playoff perfection continues. 12-0 as they advance to a third straight championship title. late second quarter, kevin durant to draymond green. the spurs simply not manned in this series. corner three from curry in the fourth. a game high 36. 129-115. kd guess for 29 on a hug from pop. they get the western conference
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championship trophy. they do it again. >> we understand the privilege that we have and the opportunity that we have to play in the finals again, to have the opportunity to win a championship. >> we want him to be in that driver's seat. we want him to be out there on the course with us. but at the same time for him to be here, it's just good to hear his voice and, you know, see him up in there. >> medley after i shot this video of stever is giving mike brown a big embrace. this is emotional for him. collin, travel home safely. cavaliers or celtics june 1 s. >> quick note from the giants. at wrigley field against the champs. brandon belt with a solo home run. giants built up a 6-0 lead and then held on for dear life. they beat the cubs 6-4. the giants have quietly won six of their last eight games. >> quietly. don't say it. back in a moment. whoa!
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even when we're not there to keep them safe, our subaru outback will be. (vo) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. update on our top story: the attack outside the ariana grande concert before we go, we want to update you on the top story, the attack outside the ariana grande concert in manchester in england. manchester police just told british media the death toll now is 22 dead and there are
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children among those dead, which you might expect since it is a teenager concert. you have between and some of the sibling. 59 others hurt. 400 police officers dispatched to that area. right now, investigators believe one man carried out the attack and that he was killed when the explosive or ied detonated. >> this is a live look near the arena in manchester. it's 7:30 a.m. there. we are expecting more updates in the next few hours. we will have nbc network crews live in manchester beginning on our morning news, which begins at 4:30 a.m. thank you for joining us tonight. have a good day tomorrow. >> bye-bye. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- chelsea handler -- mo rocca --


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