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you'll need a new use for your kitchen towel. finish jet-dry and bosch. for cleaner, drier dishes. for joining us. i )m lauraci at 4:30 on your wednesday morning, good morning to you. thanks for joining us, i'm laura garcia. >> i'm marcus washington. we started with breaking traffic this morning. mike inouye is tracking two deadly crashes. >> video from the first crash scene. i'm going to get out of the way. the car mangled as it hit the center divider near automall parkway at 880. lanes reopened seconds ago. the car was going the wrong way on 880. chp was following this to get the car off the roadway. they crashed before they could get there and stop the car. we are looking at this scene. we are tracking it on the map, we had slowing. seconds ago, reported this is reopen. the parkway is now clear,
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traveling northbound. that's the first crash and car fire. it just cleared from this portion of the bay. another crash, a deadly crash in santa rosa that i'm also tracking, highway 101 and 12. that connecter is currently closed and two lanes traveling northbound. the second deadly crash this morning, this in santa rosa. traffic is light in the area. the traffic flows smoothly there in san francisco. this is not a happy way to start the day, but an important note. just getting back on the roadway in santa rosa. closer to the golden gate bridge, things are moving smoothly. what do you have? >> this morning, as you start out, the techls in the mid-60s. in san francisco, well, that's the warmest spot we had on the map. it's 52 now in fairfield. 61 degrees in san jose and palo alto. morgan hill, 57 degrees. a look at today's high temperatures will be upper 80s
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to low 90s. still a really warm day. i don't think we'll be setting anymore records. we'll talk about the records we broke yesterday in a few minutes. marcus and laura? >> an oakland police officer is in the hospital. a driver hit the officer about 9:00 near bancroft and 98th in oakland. this morning, we have video showing officers at the scene investigating. police say two officers were running after a suspect when a woman hit one of the officers with her car and drove away. they say they are not sure if she was involved with that suspect or happened to be going by. they are looking for a black lexus with a broken windshield. the officer is in stable condition at the hospital. a disturbing crime at a bay area campus. a rape at stanford. bob redell is live at the campus this morning asking questions.
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what do we know so far, bob? >> reporter: good morning to you, laura and marcus. stanford university's department of public safety reports the rape took place on the east side of campus, sometime after midnight. this would have been early monday morning, about 48 hours ago. law enforcement says the victim and suspect do know each other and circumstances surrounding the attack, it's not clear officers arrested the suspect. the campus police department is reminding students while in the majority of the assaults, one or more people have been drinking or using drugs. that is not an excuse nor a defense for the assault. sexual assaults on campuses is a big issue in this country. a stanford swimmer sexually assaulted an unconscious woman behind a dumpster. the judge in the case was criticized for sentencing turner
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to six months in jail. turner was released after three months for good behavior. he is required now to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life. trump rolled back rules governing policy on sexual assaults. for instance, now colleges must have a higher standard of proof when determining if a student is responsible for sexual assault. a move that critics argue favor attackers over accusers. bob redell, "today in the bay." >> one we will continue to follow. thank you, bob. new details. bay area musical heavyweights will lend a helping hand. late last night, via social media, metallica announcing plans to headline a benefit at at&t park on november 9th. >> recent tragic events left us
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all saddened, left us all flabbergasted and try to figure out how we could bond together and help. >> metallica is doing all we can to help the victims, the first responders and all those affected by the north bay fires. >> the founding members of metallica called the bay area home for more than po years. the lineup includes dave matthews and the artist g easy. tickets go on sale this friday. california will be getting federal money to help with wildfire clean up. tuesday, congress approved a disaster package. the money goes to puerto rico and states impacted by hurricanes. california is getting 576$576.5 million. the bill will go to president trump. >> a show with you this morning, an overnight crash in san jose on montague. this is what the scene looked
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like at 2:00 in the morning. police are looking for people who were in this toyota camry. they all took off after crashing into a semi. the truck driver is said to have cooperated with police. you can be a proud owner of a palo alto python. maybe you heard about this one that turned up on a bus. the peninsula humane society has been caring for him. he is up for adoption. workers say the snake is not like any others. >> you normally don't describe a cuddle bug when talking about a snake, but he is that. >> a cuddle bug. the humane society says pythons actually make great pets because they are considered very friendly. wrapped around your neck. just kidding. rumple snake skin is $35. >> wrapped around my arm. no one could say anything.
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we know it's nice and friendly. >> yeah. coming up on "today in the bay," 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick is speaking out about his time in the nfl and controversy in the protest. a tie breaking vote. the effects you will feel if you get into a legal battle with your bank or credit card.
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good morning, i'm contessa
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brewer live at cnbc global headquarters. here are the top business headlines. wall street could take a breather after yesterday's rally. futures are looking rather flat. the dow closing at records highs from 3m and caterpillar. we will get durable goods and new home sales. the dow rising 167 points to 23,441. nasdaq closing up 11 to 6598. the u.s. senate voted to overturn an o obama era rule. vice president mike pence had to cap the tie breaking vote. it ruled them from using fine print and force them to arbitration. the house passed it in july and president trump is expected to sign it. twitter announced plans to
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disclose the ads on the platform, who paid for them and how they target users. a bull to force tech companies like twitter, facebook and google. russia's use of social media to influence public opinions during the presidential election. back to youchlt. >> thank you so much. former 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick may not be able to find a new team, this morning he does. he made a book deal where he made over $1 million. no word on the release date or what it will cover. he filed a collusion claim because no nfl team signed him when he opted out of the niners deal. coming up on "today in the bay," we broke a couple records yesterday. >> we broke several records around the bay area. we'll get to the numbers coming
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up. what to expect today as we take a live look outside. going to the neighborhood of santa teresa, we are in the low 60s at 8:00 and rising to the mid-80s. once again, another warm one. we'll talk about a cooler forecast coming up in a few minutes. a look at 101. the curve at san rafael, by san pedro road. i'm tracking the deadly crash in santa rosa and slowing for the tri-valley. he's brought us to the brink of nuclear war.
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obstructed justice at the fbi. and in direct violation of the constitution, he's taken money from foreign governments and threatened to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer and, like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet, today, people in congress and his own administration know this president is a clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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the trump administration is proposing to more t 4:44 right now. a trip to yosemite could soon cost you more. the trump administration is proposing the more than double the entrance fees to the popular parks. under the plan, during the peak season that runs from may to september, per vehicle fee would rise from $30 to $70. we have to pack everybody in. >> i was going to say, pack in your friends. so many people will go next week. >> people in the trunk. >> i'm not saying to do that. but, that might be what i was suggesting. >> look at the water fall, mike. oh, wait. >> on the way back. on the way back. >> wow. okay. so, we are going to have cooler temperatures looking forward to that after dealing with the heat. let's talk about the records we set yesterday. there were so many, i was trying to fit some on the graphics
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here. looking at san jose, up to 94 degrees. the old record was 90 and livermore, 91 yesterday. that set a new record high. santa rosa and napa, reaching the low 90s, smashing those old records in oakland yesterday, 92 degrees. also, 92 in half-moon bay. we are going to start to have that cooling trend under way. i know we can't wait for that after that blast of heat. we start out this morning in san francisco at 65 degrees. it's 61 in palo alto and san jose. cooler for the inland valleys and livermore. morgan hill, 55 degrees. right now in half-moon bay, it is 23 degrees cooler than yesterday at this time. well, what happened was we had winds rushing over the hills, then down the hills toward half-moon bay. as it goes downhill, it actually warms. so, yesterday morning, we started with temperatures in the lower 80s there. as we look at the high
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temperatures for today, we'll be in the upper 80s to low 90s in the south bay. it is still going to be very warm. walnut creek, 93 degrees. san francisco, upper 70s and low 80s there. some upper 80s for the north bay. so, as you are getting dressed this morning, it's still a good day to make sure you break out the summer gear. sunglasses, short sleeves. a good day for the shorts and sandals and the hot weather for the next couple days, then more fall-like for the weekend. if you are heading to santa cruz, another great beach day. by noon, the temperatures will be in the upper 70s. as we look at the seven day forecast for san francisco, we'll be up to 80 degrees today and cooling off over the next several days, in the 60s for the weekend. upper 80s for inland areas. we'll make progress there toward halloween. mike, you are still tracking that deadly crash in the north bay. >> i am.
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we talked about the other deadly crash. there were two at the start of the show. it just cleared in fremont. this is still active north 101 at highway 12. we have two lanes blocked on highway 101 north heading up to santa rosa. highway 12, the connector is closed by the activity. it should be cleared by 5:30. that's guessing, based on whatever details chp has been able to give us for a time line. light traffic through the area does not demand a sig-alert. chp says be prepared for the traffic control. over here is slowed down out of the altamont pass. we know we typically see the early start. a little exaggerated mass, the big rig is blocking the slow lanes. it will slow you into livermore. then, look, that keeps things nice and easy through the dublin interchange. traffic flows nice and easily on the roadways. a recovery. a line out of daly city from bart. recovering from a delay there.
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i'll gather more details and bring it to you. >> sounds great. thank you, mike. nbc bay area responds to an alameda bicycle who was hit by an uninsured lyft driver. >> he turned to consumer investigator chris chmura for help. >> johan biking the streets of oakland for 30 years. he had never had an accident, until this past june. joe says he was stopped at a red light when the car in front of him began backing up. >> i saw her coming at the last instant and dove to the right as she ployed into my bicycle and pinned it into the back of her car. >> reporter: the driver was working were lyft. she told joe she had a customer waiting, gave him her insurance card and left. according to the card, her policy expired. joe asked lyft to pay to fix the
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bike. the only response he got was automated e-mail. we reached out to lyft. a claims adjuster called him and days later, he got a check for $1600. that was the cost to fix his bike. lyft says it was in the process of handling joe's claim before we got involved. even though the company paid up, lyft says it does require drivers to carry their own insurance. whose insurance protects you, the driver's or lyfts? that depends. we will lay out how that works tonight at 6:00. call us at 888-996-tips or online at see you tonight at 6:00. >> thank you very much, chris. it is 4:50 right now. a legal battle surrounding the firy crash that killed paul walker has reportedly been settled. the fast and furious star died after a crash in 2013. wrongful death suit filed
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business his daughter was settled for an undisclosed sum of money two weeks ago. this is video from the crash. you can't recognize the car. it was tragic. court documents obtained cited safety features with the car. here is a story brought to you on "today in the bay" yesterday. members of a homeless encampment recently received eviction notices. this is a picture from over the weekend. bart police are showing them the evictions. this is adeline and martin luther king jr. way. bart owns that land. a judge temporarily blocked the eviction efforts until another hearing is set tuesday. 4:51. when you have to go in golden gate park, you will have a new place to do so. san francisco leaders have funding for a $2 million restroom. fancy. going to be located at 45th avenue playground near lincoln.
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city leaders say there's no public restroom in that area within a 15-minute walk. construction is set to begin next month. we'll have to see what a 2 million bathroom gets you. >> $2 million? this involves youtube. accusations against the company and ties to russia. happening now, breaking news out of louisiana. two students shot and killed at a state university. it began with a fight in a dorm room. no word if the suspect has been arrested. elon musk is following up on the plan to boost power resources in puerto rico after it was devastated by hurricane maria. tesla set up panels in san juan. it will provide energy from the panels. back in two minutes with more news. stick around. bay area don )t identify as the
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sex they were born with. hundreds of children in the bay area don't identify as the sex they were born with. >> in school, some of those students want to use different names or have other unique needs. how the schools are handling it is tough. >> bigad shaban continues the series this morning on transgender students. >> good morning. despite what is expected to be a rise in the number of students who openly identify as transgender, we learned some bay area schools don't provide their teachers with any training on the issue. we surveyed the 20 largest districts in the area to see if they provide training on transgender to at least some of their staff.
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only 13 districts provide that education to each of their teachers. at cupertino union, training is only offered if a transgender student is enrolled in school. cal is transgender and a recent high school graduate. the 18-year-old says it's a dangerous behavior, like wrist cutting in class. schools aren't require to train chair teachers on how to treat trans kids. some say they may look into providing the training in the future. which schools educate their teachers? log on to our website, search for your school district to see what is being taught to teachers, staff and students. that's at . if you have a story for the
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unit, give us a call, 888-996-tips or send an e-mail to the unit at youtube is the latest tech site to come under fire over russian interference in the 2016 election. investigators say the world's most visited video site was the kremlin's international propaganda outlet. here is the view from a california congressman helping lead the investigation. >> the russians understand how social media works, how to get in front of as many viewers like on youtube. they use it as a way to push their propaganda. >> the "today" show is looking deeper into this new revelation. we will be reporting from los angeles after "today in the bay" at 7:00. 4:57. coming up, another hot day across the bay area. we set records yesterday, kari.
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>> we did. we'll closely watch the numbers today. it is going to be hot. a live look outside in oakland, heading out the door with cool temperatures. 8:00, upper 50s. noontime temperature, 77 and lower 80s for today. we'll talk about what's ahead as the cooldown makes its way back to the bay area, coming up. our dublin camera looking at the dublin grade at the top of the screen. heard someone with a flat tire might be causing slow downs. i don't see it on the live camera. what might be presenting a problem for the roads and the rails. her daughter was killed in a heinous crime. the reaction of the mother as the teenage suspect goes to trial. a live o
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good morning to you. it is wednesday, october 25th. if you take the bay bridge toll plaza on your morning commute, here is a live look of what is going on right now. the time is 5:00. good morning. thanks for joining us, i'm marcus washington. >> i'm laura garcia. another summer-like day across the area. >> i see you are wearing your sun dress. >> why not. >> you brought the sunshine. >> it is going to heat up again today. not as hot as yesterday, but still warm for most of the bay area. turning up the air-conditioning once again. antioch, 90 degrees. 91 in morgan hill, 89 in


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