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tv   KPIX 5 News Early Edition  CBS  March 26, 2013 4:30am-5:00am PDT

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to get this fire put out and we will stay here and get you an update later this morning. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. and we are following more breaking news in south san jose after a fatal crash. janine de la vega joins us with an update, janine? >> reporter: it is a very nasty accident, i am looking at a redford focus and -- red ford, focus and this after 2 this morning when police officers arrived they found a vehicle with major damage, he was suffering from life-threatening injuries and paramedics couldn't do anything because his injuries were just too bad and this was a solo vehicle traveling southbound at a high
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rate of speed and somehow the driver lost control and this car hit 2 trees and light pole before landing in the bushes on to an embankment. people heard the crash but nobody saw it and we will stay here to bring you an update and right now monterey highway is blocked and it could be like that oh the next several hours. reporting live janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 morning news. this morning, u.s. supreme court will hear arguments on proposition 8, same-sex marriage. people have been lined up since thursday and take a look. the justices will hear from peep on beau both sides and people recently support gay
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marriage but supporters now have strong feelings as well. >> my son came to my wife and i and told us he was gay and that launched an interesting process where i was rethinking my position. >> voters protected marriage over the last 15 years and deserve to have those respected... >> reporter: now we have a lesbian cousin of chief justice john robert and in a statement she said, i feel confident to say they should be treated with justice and respect under the law. >> they are paying about $6,000 for those waiting in time. it says it is holding places for 40 to 50 clients.
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they will hold rallies and last night they marched from the castro district to city hall. many in the crowd say they have been waiting years for this moment and many were there including a lesbian couple who drove in from davis. >> take a look at us, we tee serve marriage as much as anybody else. >> organizers are planning a celebration in june when supreme court is expected to release its ruling. several are showing support for themselves and oakland san leandro and alameda are also flying the rainbow flag this week and david stevenson has a seat inside the courtroom for
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today's oral arguments and we will begin 5:15 this morning. it will happen later insane darn later in san jose. >> reporter: we spoke to a woman who said she heard a cracking noise before she went to bed and she went to bed because she didn't see anything out of the ordinary but it turns out it was a hundred fire. 20 people live here hand they said they were knocking on everybody's doors making sure they got everybody out safely. >> we noticed it started in the
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upstairs unit of a flour flex. she was taken to the hospital to get checked out and we are told she is fine but understandably shaken. >> you know they are doing great and fine, everybody is fine and the power is turned off and the water and until it is safe, everybody will be put in hotels by the red cross. >> as you can see the mcdonalds is still being assist dollars by them and it appears this was an electrical fire. one woman said she had taken the pat are yous out and for got to put them back in. a really good reminder to keep
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those batteries fresh and updated with all of your smoke alarms. very busy morning, sal, how is it looking out there in. well, we were talking about this. these are the first can we will show you as they reached as the congresswoman helped to secure the tunnels and built them. there is a steep area between pacifica and a half moon bay which is prone to rock slides. we will be improving through the area. let's take a look at the east shore freeway heading out to
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the mcarthur maze and it is so are so far coming into san francisco. northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 and that traffic is moving along nicely. let's go to steve. >> that is a little model that you have in the newsroom. a few little hit and miss showers, we could have a few spring kills out towards livermore and there is a will pit hanging on and that's also near the radar sites. 30s and 40s and 50s and we are all over the map, west at fso
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pre-tonight and in -- apparently one little system goes through and stronger low is dropping in for our weekend weather but i still have three or four days before i have to grassp that for cat. a few showers. temperatures setting right in. partly cloudy thursday and warmer with a wind which creeps in here and it doesn't look like we will get some rain on sunday. developing news in italy surround the column student amanda knox and the reason her battle in connection with the death of her roommate is not
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over just yet. good morning it looks good as you head to the willow pass grade, we will tell about the morning commute and the bay area weather, stay tuned.
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. we have breaking news out of alameda, that fire is still burning, it has been since 2:30 this morning and this is an apartment complex on park street. fortunately there are no reports of injuries and alex savage said everybody did make it out of that apartment complex and he will have another live update in about 15 minutes. we have developing news in the case of amanda knox.
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italy's highest court has overturned her acquittal for the killing of her british roommate and that means she has been ordered to a new trial. amanda knox spend four years in prison for the crime until she was found not guilty and amanda knox said having the acquittal overturned is painful and prosecutor's theory is completely unfounded and unfair. her kidnapper is still on the loose but an 11 month old baby is safely home with her mother. that rescue came nearly five hours after the abduction prompted an amber alert. it was prompted from an suv that was stolen. her mother came out with her baby expressing joy to
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everybody. >> i want to say thank you to everybody who pray for my baby, the police department, my baby is okay thanks god. >> they are still searching for the baby's kidnapper. they are looking for a white or latino woman after the baby disappeared. they are looking into this new controversial technology. law enforcement agencies have patrol cars with special cameras that can scan with cameras. this has led to privacy concerns and even a lawsuit by the aclu. taliban is claiming responsibility for a suicide attack that killed five police officers an injured five others. it happened in jalalabad --
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jalalabad. kerry was not there at the time of the tack. kerry says the u.s. and afghanistan are on the same page as un forces prepare to end next year. he made that common after meeting with ahmed wali karzai. his unannounced visit to kabul said ahmed wali karzai could be general dying -- jeopardizing the anti-war effort with his rhetoric. they have been ordered to target military basis in the mainland guam and south korea. the threats come as they conduct things in the country and they have started their third nuclear test last month. they have a second gun buy back event and yesterday
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deputies showed off weapons, deputies collected 17 guns and 16 assault rifles and that does not include others turned in after another gun buy back but they say it does not make the streets any safer. >> we are coming upon these types of weapons and the more we get off the street the better. >> the county paid $16,000 and during the first event the county paid 1 14,000 dollars amount. >> take a look at traffic, what are you keeping an eye on in we are looking at just the east bay, we are coming out to the mcarthur maze and traffic is moving along the westbound bay bridge and northbound 280 is
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moving along well. they are not blocked and traffic does look pretty good getting up to the valley. 4:48 let's go to steve. a very good morning, a little bit of shower activity, i am sitting here with the cat, and we had some miserable amounts and there are signs with a stronger one, could be a few more splash and dash showers 30s and 40s and 50s and the winds are out of the west, it is still west, direction of the wind is coming from, travis at 15, 42 tahoe and we are running a little bit warmer than yesterday and that's not the case now for 50s in southern california. still, everything seems to becoming off the pacific and nothing yet next system
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dropping down and we will be here around saturday. we could have a few showers. 50s and 60s on the temperatures and we should be 62 and 68, slightly below through that westerly push. now with that next system coming in we have it south in advance of that and we will cloud it up saturday and put in some rain sunday and forecast models are having a nice time with this one. a local teen's video has gone viral. >> we will have more on the video which went viral and how he plans to fight for same-sex
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marriages. they are worried about a dangerous chemical, stay tuned.
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. we are learning more about the dangers of flame retarded chemicals. he said his battle with cancer was because of this and more san francisco firefighters are dying of cancer and many are dying because of it in retirement. >> it is a new ballgame. we are now working in a
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chemical toxic atmosphere. >> it is a new recommendation and it will go into a affect this fall. there will be another meeting on a controversial proposal to take away parking spaces on polk street. the agency wants to add parking spaces and the plan would remove 20 blocks of parking and businesses are concerned that would hurt their businesses. >> we are getting closer to to our 5:00 hour and we'll see if roads are getting more crowded. >> they want to avoid the traffic, so it is spreading the commute out. let's look at what we have with a look at interstate 880 and oakland and traffic is moving along well as you drive through there are no major problems and also getting to the bay bridge
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toll plaza, westbound, you can see there is a light commute so you get on the road into san francisco and if you are driving on interstate 880 from oakland heading south, it is a very nice drive, at 4:55 let's go to steve. things have changed, a weak little system, it was one of those, give us a few light showers, 30s, 40s and 50s on the temperatures, a little chill not bad not too bad. we had a westerly breeze in place, on shore push and flurries in atlanta this morning. flurries and 32 degrees as far south as atlanta and it seeps to be losing a lot of its punch
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and now the main one we hardly get anything out of here and what we do get is weak. temperatures 50s and 60s close to where we should be or slightly below. we have a stronger system approaching and it will cloud us up on saturday, maybe even sunday. the top seeded cardinal played michigan in the second round matchup and stamford defeated tulsa. the game is set for 6:30 p.m. and the winner will face georgia on saturday.
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they finished a second round but cal came out on top, 82-78 and they play the u.s. game in tulsa. we are following breaking news and we will have a live update in alameda on the fire that is still burning now. male announcer ] the one for all. mcdonald's dollar menu home of the meaty, melty mcdouble you love... ♪ ♪ ...and other amazing tastes, for just a dollar each. ♪ ♪ like the bold hot n spicy mcchicken, and the new grilled onion cheddar burger topped with caramelized onions and melted white cheddar. everyday, as always, there's a lot to love
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. it happened early this morning, what we have learned about a deadly accident in san jose. i guess i am on for a tees, i did not know that but we will talk about the few light showers that fell in the old pipeline here. people camped out in the snow and they want to witness history and hear arguments on california ban on same-sex marriage, it is all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news. complete coverage starts right now this is ktvu channel
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2 morning news. >> good morning, thank you for joining us march 26th, i am pam cook. >> do you think we can go over to steve right now? >> that was my twin, hopefully he got the forecast right. most of the sprinkles have moved east and we have an on shore push with the wind and 50s and 60s sun and clouds, here is sal. good morning, as you drive through no major problems and traffic looks good if you are driving on 680 south and this is a look at walnut creek and oakland, at 5:00, we are off to a good start, let's go to the desk. sal legs savage is -- alex savage is live in alameda where
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firefighters are battling an early morning flame. >> reporter: yes the fire broke out in some of the apartments on the upper floors in this apartment building and you can see firefighters are trying to gain control of this fire which is a very stubborn fire and we have not seen any flames for some time. what we have seen is portions of the building actually falling down to the ground and firefighters have talked about the danger of a possible collapse here and so far we have not heard of any reports there. latter trucks have been brought in as you can see to try and get water from up above and let me show you what it looks like. this is a building at park street in alameda and it started on the upper level. it


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