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pretty bad. >> reporter: back out here drive, along 85 right before the expressway, they are trying to make quick work of this and get this back up and going. again, fortunately, no major injuries. they had several ambulances out here because you had so many vehicles involved. they got these two lanes open. if you pan around, there's the 87 connector. if you take a look on the ramp, you can see the traffic back up there. of course, backing up is all of these folks trying to get down to northbound 85. the chp said they are hoping at 7:30 to have this up and going. they are trying to move this quickly and get everything out of the way to try to fix this mess before it gets any worse. claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. 7:03. three teenaged boys have been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a high school student of saratoga who later committed suicide. the parents of audrie pott says
she took her life after someone posted a photo of the sexual assault online. her parents say she was drunk and unkerns when at least three boys sexually assaulted her at a party last fall. her parents now hope the boys will be prosecuted as adults. >> the family hopes that these boys are brought to justice and that they face the gravest consequences that they can regardless of their age. >> this case has drawn comparison to the case in steubenville, where the two high school football players were convicted of rape after video of an unconscious girl was posted online while being sexually assaulted. a suspected drunk driver is in the hospital after a frightening crash that involved his car, tire shop and fire hydrant. tara moriarty joins us live.
what's the scene like now, tara? >> reporter: well, it's a very busy intersection. so a lot of people are noticing this fire hydrant that's been shored up. down the street if you take a look, you can see it's muddy here and there's water where the water had been gushing down the street. against this building, there's a hole there and that's where the car came to rest. water spewed out at 2:15 sending it down the entire block. the driver slammed into the tire shop after hitting a vehicle. police say he appeared to be intoxicated but they need to confirm that. he walked away without a scratch. he was emotional when being handcuffed and taken to the hospital for observation.
the owners of the tire shop, as of now -- they didn't want to speak on camera but as of now, no charges have been filed. he could sustain dui damage. no word on how much it will cost to fix the driving. if the driver is found at fault, it will cost more than $10,000 to replace the fire hydrant. live from oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 7:05. hayward police are looking for a missing man, the family of 35- year-old nigel jay say they last heard from him sunday night. he was in alameda at the time. police say they consider his disappearance suspicious. his family says it's out of cake ter for him -- character for him not to contact family. anyone with information should call hayward police. happening right now, secretary of state, john kerry, is meeting with south south
korean leaders trying to defuse tensions. earlier, he called these threats from north korea unacceptable. coming up, his visit to south korea comes as there are new concerns about whether north korea has a nuclear warhead that will fit on a missile. we're hearing more details of a bipartisan immigration bill. senate republicans and democrats expect to unveil the legislation next week. aides say the bill could deny hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the u.s. illegal from ever becoming citizens. only people in the country before december 31st, 2011 can apply for a legal status and then eventually citizenship. applicants also have to have jobs or some financial stability and no criminal records. 7:07. wildlife advocates are angry over a construction project along the highway 101 bridge over the petaluma driver. the press democrat reports the three-year project began this
month. workers put up netting on the underside of the stand to prevent migratory swallows from nesting there. it was supposed to keep them safe. but this photo was taken to show the birds dying. 34 dead birds have been found so far. bird enthusiasts say the netting was officially installed. the owners of a cemetery in tracy have decided to take an effort to prevent vandalism. they are going to install security cameras to monitor the headstones around the clock. this comes after a disturbing crime earlier this year. vandals toppled and smashed dozens of headstones. the damage was relatively small but the crime caused enormous pain for many families in the tracy area. >> why would somebody do this? i mean, it's not their family
but it's somebody else's mom, dad, sister, something. >> the security plan came after the cemetery considered other options, there was talk about shutting the beats and restricting -- gates and restrigetting access -- restricting access but the board that would be unfair for those visiting the gave site. the city adopted a policy three years ago that made elected officials personal e- mail subject to disclosure. the san jose city council has now voted to appeal a judge's ruling that would apply that policy to the entire city workforce. some analysts say the outcome of that case could have implications all over california. starting today, temporary lane closures may cause delays at the san mateo hayward bridge toll plaza. caltrans and the bay area toll authority are installing new,
automated toll systems. this project will last the next few weeks. once done, they will install the new tolls at the dumbarton bridge and the san francisco/oakland bay bridge. speaking of that bridge, let's check in with sal for a look at the toll plaza. sal? >> that's right. they are gonna do this work on all of the bridges on all of the toll plazas. just updating the equipment there. we're talking about san jose this morning. if you are looking at northbound 85, we had a crash that blocked all of the lanes at one point. but now it looks like only the right lane is closed as it cleared the injury crash. northbound 85 just before 87, you can see vta bus was involved. the passengers on the bus have been taken away by another vehicle. another bus, by the way. and traffic is slow in the area. northbound 85 right near 87, this morning, no major injuries, minor injuries only and the medics and fire department have left the scene. let's take a look at the westbound bay bridge, this
traffic is light getting into san francisco and the morning commute looks good on 80 westbound the east shore freeway coming in from richmond to berkeley. let's go back to steve. >> thank you. happy friday. kind of cold. it will be another nice day. some fog, closer to the coast, not making much of a surge inland. but there's some. not so much on the sonoma coast. a weak system continues to ride to the north and one weak system it was a stronger system on monday and a series of weak ones after that. that strong system has made quite an impact across the country. snow, record snow, rain, severe weather. now we're seeing the cold air coming in. giants in chicago at wrigley at 37 and cloudy and windy in chicago. it will be a very brisk day, maybe some light snow flurries. then severe line of weather moving through augusta. once that moves through it will be all right. on the back side, things are a
lot quieter. we have a little bit of patchy fog for us. 42. lakeport, 39, clearlake and 36 in middletown, calistoga is 42. sewasty toll is 42. that's pretty chilly. napa is in there as well. novato 41. livermore in there at 44. walnut creek 47. i've seen some 45s around palo alto and woodside, 28 in tahoe. it's cool for many here. the the systems will give us a little bit of -- maybe a wind event late sunday/monday. details coming up a little bit later. but it looks like we might pick up that breeze again. most of the weekend looks pretty good. 60s and 70s today. clearlake 78. pittsburgh, brentwood, oakland, 68. walnut creek, 75. gilroy is 75 as well. santa clara, 72.
fremont, 70. 60s, 70s on the coast, city, and also on the peninsula. not much change on saturday. a little cooler on sunday. maybe the wind machine cranks up monday into tuesday. 7:12. near disaster on a family trip to hawaii. a bay area teenager falls down a hole in an area hot with volcanos. we'll tell you how he's doing this morning. wow! >> yikes! a florida tour guide attacks a killer snake but gets a lot more than he bargained for. wait until you see this wild wrestling match. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the new hazelnut macchiato from starbucks. crafted by hand & heart.
atlantic. in missouri, tornadoes and strong winds toppled trees, gutted buildings and left thousands without power. the governor declared a state of emergency. in arkansas news crews caught up with a truck driver who said the wind really tossed him around. >> i just saw it spinning out of control for a long time and i was -- then all of a sudden, it just stopped and then -- all i could do was pray. >> tennessee declared a state of emergency as well. there were tornado watches for parts of the carolinas earlier this morning. the storm is being blamed for three deaths so far. a 15-year-old from san rafael is counting his blessings after falling into a lava tube in hawaii. it happened at hawaii volcano's national park on wednesday night. the boy reportedly tried to jump over this railing surrounding a volcanic steam vent and fell 25 feet below with hot rocks below. his mother called 911.
rescuers got him okay. he had some bumps and bruises but is otherwise okay. john kerry is in south korea this morning as nuclear threats from north korea escalate. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, john kerry is prepared to talk with north korea. >> reporter: dave, kerry says for those talks to happen, north korea has to be serious about negotiating the denuclearization of the korean peninsula. kerry met with leaders in south korea earlier today. he landed in seoul 30 miles from the demilitarized zone. his first visit to korea comes as classified information from the pentagon was mislabeled and red aloud at a public hearing yesterday. the report says u.s. officials do believe north korea has the ability to put a nuclear weapon on the missile but the weapon would have low reliability. kerry says north korea will not be accepted as a nuclear power.
>> the united states will, if needed, defend our allies and defend ourselves. >> reporter: on this trip, kerry will also meet with leaders in china. and china has the most lev ernl with kim jung un . we'll hear more warnings from john kerry when i see you next hour. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. now we're hearing who has and who has not been invited to next week's funeral for marg gri thatcher. former first lady nancy reagan is invited but she's too frail to travel to london. president obama along with all former u.s. presidents have been invited along with former secretary of state hillary clinton. reportedly, off the guest list, the president of argentina who in recent months has tried to restart the struggle for control of the faulkland islands. margaret thatcher died on monday at the age of 87 after a
stroke. her funeral is scheduled for next wednesday. deputies in colorado made another arrest in connection with the murder of the colorado state prison chief. last night, 31-year-old thomas goolly was arrested for a parole violation. he's considered a person of interest in the murder of chief tom clements. clements was shot to death last month at his home. investigators say goolly is linked to the suspected gunman. 7:18. monday is tax day in case you needed a reminder. facebook employees could be facing a big bill. others could still have a large bill since the company has gone public. if any of the workers have been counting on using profits from the facebook stock to cover the tax bill, well, they are out of luck since the stock is still about $10 below the opening day price of $38 a share. tax professionals say employees may need to sell some of their shares that they need to cash
to pay the irs. the female falcon living in san jose city hall is a mother for the fifth time. this is new video on top of city where where the falcons are cliving. that's momma -- living. that's momma clara. the city is holding a naming contest. you can submit entries through the san jose city's website. a tour glade interrupted a tour in florida to catch a python with his bare hands. >> wow! >> a cell phone camera caught it all. tommy owen jumped out of the boat, grabbed a ten-foot python. the family in the tour boat is watching all of this. they are stunned. owen says pythons don't belong in the everglades. so he jumped on it. >> i didn't realize he was ten feet. i think he was definitely
bigger than me. >> oh, yeah. florida's fish and wildlife conservation commission started a python hunt this year. they are trying to stop the growing population of invasive species and that's a grave man, tori. >> yes, it is. >> yes. >> a little crazy, too. it's time to make the weekend plans. meteorologist steve paulson is telling us to be prepared for changes in the weather. the san jose giants hit it out of the park when it comes to ballpark promotions. traffic is moving along well on northbound 85 after a crash blocked all of the lanes. we're finding out what caused the crash.
the justice minister says this will move the country toward more freedom and equality. some conservative senators are vowing to continue their opposition to the bill. 7:23. blood banks often warn of blood shortages but in 1985, the fda banned gays from giving and donating blood out of fears about h.i.v. but now more groups want to repeal the ban. they say the medical technology today makes donations much safer. >> it was embarrassing. i went to give blood. no, you are gay. we're sorry. we don't want your blood. that assumes i'm hiv positive and that's not true. deadline day for the sacramento investors hoping to save the city's nba franchise, the kings. the group has until 5:00 this
afternoon to submit the offer to the board. the investors want to build a downtown arena to stop the kings from moving to seattle. the giants could go in the hall of fame when it comes to creative promotions. tonight, the team will host le nay kakua -- lenae kakua. she was the fictitious girlfriend of man day -- man day day toe brash brash mante teo. let's go to sal. we have that crash. claudine wong found out before they had to leave the freeway,
she found out that the driver of the car fell asleep, pulled over to the side of the road, got out of his car and somehow had the car in drive still, it crossed all of the lanes and caused the wreck. now, claudine is gonna talk about that in a little bit. but that seems like -- it's one of those things, how could that happen? northbound 85 all lanes are open now. traffic recovered quickly. fortunately, no major injuries. but at one point all of the lanes were blocked. let's take a look at westbound bay bridge. it's lighter than unusual. backed up for about a five- minute delay getting into san francisco. this morning's commute looks good. san mateo dumbarton bridge. 7:25. let's go to steve. >> some patchy low clouds, mainly from point reyes south. not too much on the sonoma coast. most of it seems to be favoring coastal areas. really kind of chilly and cold. it will be sunny and nice. temperatures near average for some, slightly above inland.
60s and 70s. tori? >> all right. thank you, steve. 7:26. well, a very costly brawl involving the los angeles dodgers. >> quentin didn't like that at all. look at this. >> the scuffle that injured the team $147 million pitcher and how the confrontation went from the field to the parking lot. and san lorenzo high schoolers remembering a friend killed last night. a live report from this morning's memorial.
happening now -- a group of east bay teenagers is honoring their friend hit and killed last night by an amtrak train. ktvu's lorraine blanco is at the crash site near san lorenzo high school as students remember their classmate. good morning, lorraine. >> reporter: good morning, tori. it's a very sad scene out here. the principal did confirm to us, the teenaged victim did attend san lorenzo high school. they organized the vigil on instagram last night. they have been bringing up flowers. a student just brought up a guitar. it's gonna start any minute now. the alameda county sheriff avenue department tells us the 14-year-old boy and two other teens were walking south along the tracks and playing chingen with the train around 6:45
yesterday evening. the train hit the boy. the train was headed from san jose to sacramento. a teacher here said the students go through a train safety program every year because of the school's close proximity to the tracks. >> i felt kind of shocked. i saw him at lunch. and then i heard about it on facebook. honestly, i didn't want to believe it. but it happened. he was a loved student. we love every one of the students here that go to san lorenzo high. we lost a family member. >> reporter: this is new video of students starting to arrive at san lorenzo high school. the principal said the school will hold a moment of silence at 8:00 a.m. she said the district and administrators are meeting to discuss their plan for the day and counselors will be onhand to help the students hope. she did say she would be giving
a statement later this morning. she's meeting with people from the school district and other administrators to try to figure out how they are gonna handle -- [no audio] >> time no su 7:31 -- is now 7:31. that was lorraine blanco. this is a story you will see only here on 2, daly city police are searching for a person of interest in the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl. now, the man was last scene on this surveillance video. this is at a ross store in serra monty center. he reportedly went there after attack at an office building. the girl was in counseling. her therapist allowed her to walk down the hallway to the restroom. as she locked the door, the man followed her in and molested her. her family is taking care of her. >> very, very, very strong lady.
i mean, she's handling this very well. >> the uncle did not want us to show his face trying to protect the girl. police say this person of interest may have been a passenger in a tan car possibly a honda or toyota with an elderly asian woman driving it. the attacker described as a slender asian man between 18 and 25 years old with a mustache and many facial moles. he walks with a limp. he may be developmentally disabled. well, the police manhunt for a suspect considered armed and dangerous has expanded from marin county to santa cruz county. they say deme tree just storm was -- demetrius storm was seen twice, tuesday and wednesday. these are photos of storm from prior arrests. santa cruz county sheriffs say storm may be in one of two vehicles, a black audi or a green kia. both were stolen in the past couple of days.
authorities say last -- authorities say last friday's storm had a suspect flee from a chase. california lawmakers are considering a bill that would likely lead to fewer gun shows at a cal palace in the future. there's been a boom in ammunition sales ever since president obama began pushing for gun control legislation. that's led to a nationwide shortage of bullets driving up both demand and costs. many police agencies and gun shop owners here in the bay area say they've never seen the
supply slow -- so low and the demand so high. one gun store in south san francisco is only receiving about a quarter of its regular shipments of bullets. >> there's panic going on nationwide due to anticipated gun legislation. there's panicked buying going on. it makes it hard for us to receive any trickled down, you know, retail. >> the shortage is affecting bay area police agencies. some are waiting up to a year for ammunition, depending upon the caliber of bullets. the u.s. senate will begin considering new gun control legislation next week. that's after the senate voted 68-31 to move toward with the debate. that means the threat of a filibuster to avoid the debate won't happen. some family members are on capitol hill urging lawmakers to pass fun control legislation. supporters say, though, it will still be a struggle to get 60
votes on the actual gun control measures. people in newtown, connecticut are celebrating the senate's decision to move forward with gun control debate. yesterday members of the action alliance gathered at town hall and read the names of more than 3300 people killed by guns. they vowed to remain here for 24 hours or until the senate voted to end any possible filibuster. the group says lawmakers need to remember that guns are killing people every day. 7:35. baseball, a los angeles dodgers' pitcher sidelined for two months after a bench clearing fight last night. >> hit again. quentin didn't like that. look at this. >> this is not pretty. zack greinke, the pitcher, hit carlos quintin with that pitch. quentin charged the man, you saw him, collided shoulder to shoulder with greinke and
greinke's collar pone, his left collarbone is broken. he's probably out for six to eight weeks. quentin is a big guy. after the game, matt kemp and quentin swinged at each other. greinke, he just signed $147 million contract in the offseason. investigators in contra costa county are telling us more about a financial aid scam at a community college. it happened at the san pablo campus of contra costa college. a couple in rich mofernd enrolled 20 people to apply for aid. the couple then took 25% or about $675 of the $2,775 students received in financial aid. but those students never went to class. criminal charges have been filed against everyone involved. 7:37. a chinese bank has pulled out what would have been one of the biggest development projects in
san francisco history. it would have transformed the hunter's point naval shipyard with the construction of 12,000 new homes. the same project called for building several high rises. but the talks between the chinese state-run bank and the american developer collapsed. the news is especially disappointing since mayor ed lee recently returned from china. >> what happened? how did he drop the ball? he had to drop the ball? because they were committed to helping out. >> you know, i don't think it's falling apart. i think we don't have the funding yet from the sources that we had previously wanted to have. >> however, the developer says the first phase of the project will still go ahead as planned. more than 200 homes will be built this summer. starting monday, half of the thoroughfare will shut down due to major roadwork on the b.a.r.t. extension to san jose. signs are posted warning
drivers to expect delays. crews will work 7:00 to 7:00 p.m. monday through saturday and sunday if needed, for up to nine months. cars heading in both directions will be diverted to one side of the road while crews work on the other. the project should be completed by 2017. that will make such a difference for traffic. >> you know it, tori. let's check in with sal. you are taking care of the toll plaza, right? >> we are, dave and tori, and i think you will be happy to know we're having friday light. i think a couple of weeks ago, where's friday light gone or maybe it was dave? let's show it to you. friday light, friday medium -- it's not friday heavy. that's for sure. normal delay. that's about a five-minute delay before you get on the metering lights and into san francisco. also this morning, we've been looking at 880 in oakland. traffic is moving along well in both directions. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway, traffic is
moving along relatively well. now, coming up in a few, we do appear to have some breaking news out of fremont. we will let you know. let's go to steve, first. >> thank you, sir. very good morning. on monday, this -- this wag was just whipping. we had gusts 75 miles off the coast. we warmed up. it's been kind of a crazy week. patchy fog, mainly about point reyes, marin headlands south. it will be sunny and nice, a nice saturday. cooler sunday. another low will drop down. it sure looks much cooler and windy again. i certainly hope nothing like monday. we'll keep an eye on it. it will bring some snow to the sierra. keep that in mind. you can see what's happening here. the systems come in and then they drive right into parts of eastern oregon, northern nevada. we're on the extreme western edge of this. it will be nice today and
tomorrow. we have to keep an eye on the sky. the low that we had on monday is moving across the country and left it mark. a lot of snow in the great lakes. there's been rain, severe weather. severe weather is in augusta. giants playing the cubs. it's 37. it's cloudy in chicago. southwest wind 10, gusting to 25. there's been some snow flurries around. it will be a gray, cold, cold day. augusta has thunderstorm activity going through right now. it looks like about another two hours i think they will be on the backside of that. a lot of 40s, even a few upper 30s especially into lake county. a lot of 40s, a few 50s. but generally much cooler than we had the last couple of mornings. 28 in tahoe. it will get very cold there. for us, a lot of sunshine. mostly sunny. there's patchy fog. a little bit more. it's kind of a quiet pattern. temperatures in the 70s for
some. 76 fairfield. 68 also oakland, 73 morgan hill, santa clara 72. cooler sunday. we'll have to keep a watch out for the wind on monday, tori. thank you. imagine finding an ipad in your bumper. how it happened and how the driver tracked down the owner. i have to get rid of something. shop like a fashionista. today i got these amazing designer heels. save like a maxxinista. what to get rid of this time? designer brands at t.j. prices.
scotts valley high school will be closed today due to a threat that showed up on a facebook page. investigators still don't know if the threat is a hoax but school administrators say they don't want to take any chances. so they are canceling all classes today. this one again is happening at scotts valley high school in santa cruz county. we do have a news crew heading to the campus. an unattended baby left in the car by her mother is now in the custody of her father. this happened wednesday afternoon at the marina square shopping mall in san leandro. around noon, several witnesses saw the unattended baby and called 911. police say the 4-month-old was crying hysterically and spwetting profusely -- sweating profusely. police say they found the mother, robin chan, shopping. >> she admitted the child was there and thought it was okay because the windows were down.
that's not okay. >> chan will return to court in three weeks and was ordered child safety counseling. an ipad got stuck in a woman's bumper. it happened after a man left his ipad on top of his car and drove off. the ipad launched in the woman's bumper. she kept driving, not noticing it was there. she was able to track down the owner and he says it still works. apple will pay $53 million in the settlement. according to "wire" magazine, hundreds of thousands of customers will receive cash payments for faulty phones not covered by warranties. individual payments should be around $200. apple signed the agreement on wednesday but did not admit to any wrongdoing. taking a live look at the big board, stocks are sliding in early trading.
bank shares are leading the decline. wells fargo and j.p. morgan reported high revenue. the commerce department says retail sales fell in march by the most in nine months. the dow is down 51. the nasdaq is down 21. s&p down 10. top san francisco leaders will be hitting the sidewalks this morning. the city is celebrating it's first walk to work day. ktvu's brian flores, live in san francisco. he's all over this. what do you think? does this idea have legs, brian? >> dave, man, you are just the comedian this morning. [laughter] good morning to you, dave. hopefully it will have some legs. we're live here in the mission district. we're live in front of mama-are cafe. this is one location where people will be working to work
later this morning. city supervisors will be meeting with ed lee to lace up sneakers as they walk to work today. they will be meeting mayor lee at ritual coffee rosters and then to octavia street and then city hall after that. organizers say even parking a few ploks away and perhaps -- blocks away and perhaps parking will keep with the spirit as well. besides the health and environment benefits, you can earn prizes and perks, too, participate in coffee shops or giving away free coffee. you can win prizes for best blinged out coffee shops. there is a happy hour event at 5:30 and show dogs off market and taylor where you can eash prizes as well -- earn prizes as well. we caught up with one person who will be walking to work. but she says she's excited. >> yeah, definitely leaving earlier today. i did not wake up my normal
hour. it was about 4.2 miles. that's an hour and a half i saw. >> okay. i'm excited. i think it will be a lot of fun. >> reporter: organizationers say you can post pictures by posting hash tag walk to work. there will be a press conference with mayor lee as well as city supervisors. that's scheduled to take place at 9:30. there mayor lee will be announcing some drastic new knickstives for pedestrian safety here in the city. we will be live there for. now we're live in the -- for now we're live in the mission district, ktvu channel 2 news. new this morning from france, a judge in paris has ruled that an auction of hopepy mass can go ahead tess spite opposition -- despite opposition.
that means the auction will be held today. now, the hopi tribe says those masses -- masks are sacred and they were taken illegally. scientists have concluded there is a direct connection between the burning of fossils. the united states and china give off the most caution. police say this man fired at least five shots in the car dhery was in -- cherry was in. that crash killed two other people. deputies in humboldt county are trying to figure out who shot an arrow that seriously
injured a horse. this is a picture of the arrow, the owner says she left her horse cash in a pasture ahong eel river. the owner went to check on the horse the next day and he was wounded in his left hip. the case is being investigated as a felony. 7:50. another first for the san francisco zoo. we will see the eight-week-old cub going on display in her outdoor exhibit. a mountain lion hops over a fence and sneaks into a backyard. the scary details behind the homeowner's confrontation behind this 10-pound animal -- 120-pound animal.
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backyard. lion went up to the window and hid under a patio. animal control officers rushed over and used tranquilizer darts to capture it. it will eventually be checked out before being set free again. later today, san francisco's 8-week-old tiger cub, officially goes on display. the tiger cub doesn't have a name yet but tori likes him. >> uh-huh. >> it went into the outdoor enclosure for the first time yesterday. look at that. but today will be the first chance, you, everybody, will have a chance to see her outside with her mother. the zoo is open to the public starting at 10:00. >> very cute. a little dangerous. >> a little dangerous. "american idol" is making history. >> lazara, you are at risk of elimination. amber, you are safe. >> last night the judges decided not to use their only save to keep lazara on the show. that means for the first time, all of the "idol" finalists are
female. >> he's just -- those girls are just so good. the girls' time, the girls' season. >> for the past five season, a male contestant has taken the "american idol" crown. the judges say the next few weeks will be a tough battle because each of the five ladies could easily take the top spot. you can watch all of the "american idol" action right here. next week's performances will air wednesday night beginning at 8:00 followed by the results show on thursday night. >> everybody says it's been a long time since a woman won. sal, you are watching a fire. >> there's a house fire in fremont. it looks like the fire department does it contained here. this was reported at 7:00 a.m. it's a family house here on continental drive in fremont. this is -- looks like it's
pretty badly damaged. the fire department on the scene. we don't have any information on if anyone was injured or not, but it does look like the house was pretty significantly damaged. bay bridge toll plaza is light. no problems getting into san francisco as you drive into the city. the bridge traffic itself looks good. we've been watching the san mateo and dumbarton bridge. for the most part, it's lighter than it was yesterday. let's go to steve. >> thank you, sir. areas of fog, a little more today than we had yesterday. all of the breeze has kind of decreased. low clouds from marin headlunds, temperatures are rather risk. middletown, 36. clearlake, 39. low 40s for many. santa rosa, 42. napa, 43. napa was down to 41 at the airport. concord 48. a little chill in the morning air. but except for the fog, it will be sunny to mostly sunny.
we'll have to keep an eye on a system coming in late sunday, early morning for maybe more wind. 60s and 70s today. we have breaking news from santa cruz county. a threat that has shut down a high school. >> we are live in oakland where a car smashes into a fire hydrant and then right into a tire terror. coming up we'll show you the -- tire store. coming up we'll show you the damage it caused. and an arrest involving a saratoga student who took her own life.
welcome back. breaking news from santa cruz county. ktvu news has just confirmed that scotts valley high school will be closed today due to a threat that showed up on a facebook page. >> the district has issued a warning to parents on school's website. authorities spotted the threat around midnight early this morning and police are now on campus investigating. they still don't know if the threat is a hoax. but school administrators say they don't want to take any chances.
they are canceling all classes today at scotts valley high school. ktvu's claudine wong is heading to the scene right now and will have a live report coming up on "mornings on 2." 8:00. three teenaged boys have been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a high school student from saratoga who later committed suicide. the parents of audrie pott says she took her life days after someone posted a photo of the sexual assault online. her parents say she was drunk and unconscious when at least three high school boys sexually assaulted her last fall at a party. audrie pott's parents now hope the boys, who are facing felony charges, are gonna be prosecuted as adults. >> the family hopes these boys are brought to justice and they face the gravest consequences they can regard also of their age. >> this case is similar to the
case in steubenville, ohio. a suspected drunk driver is now in the hospital after getting a fire hydrant and a fire shop overnight. ktvu's tara moriarty has been at the shop since 4:30. you've learned this is not the first time this has happened. >> reporter: know, and the shop -- no, and the shop owner has been prying open the door to get the business open. you can see there's a big gaping hole in the side and there's water damage in here. they are trying to pump the water out of the pit here. if we pan to the left, you can see the massive damage, all of the cinder blocks there. strangely enough, this is not the first time this has happened. jose garcia and his dad finally broke through the twisted metal to their shop this morning.
water spewed out of the hydrant at 2:50 this morning after the driver hit it and slammed into the store. police say toxicology tests will need to confirm if he was test. this is the second time somebody has knocked over the high trant and created a hole in the wall. >> everybody punning the light, hitting the pedestrians and causing accidents. >> reporter: the driver was not hurt but i was hand duffed and taken -- handcuffed and taken to the hospital by ambulance. he could face dui charges. no other homes or businesses appear to have sustained flood damage. the garcias pick fixes up their -- garcias are fixing up their shop. we've been here all morning. cars just fly through this area. garcia says this light pole on
the corner has been replaced six times over the past couple of years. we're live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:0 2. hayward police are looking for a missing man. the family of 34-year-old nigel jay say they last heard from him sunday night. he was in alameda at the time. police say they consider his disappearance suspicious. his family says it's out of character for him to not contact family. anyone with information is asked to call hayward police. 8:02. new this morning, secretary of state, john kerry is meeting with south korean leaders in south korea trying to reduce the tensions with north korea. now, earlier today in south korea, kerry called the threats from north korea unacceptable. coming up for you at 8:14. kerry's visit to south korea comes as there's growing concerns about whether north korea has a nuclear weapon that will fit on a missile. we're hearing details of a bipartisan immigration bill. senate republicans and democrats expect to unveil the
legislation next week. now, the aides say the bill could deny hundreds of thousands of immigrants who are in this country illegally from ever becoming citizens. only people in the country before december 31st, 2011, could apply for legal status and ultimately citizenship. the applicants have to have jobs or financial sta builtty and -- stability and have no criminal records. wildlife advocates are angry about a construction project over the petaluma river. the three-year project began this month. workers put up netting to prevent swallows from nesting there. it was supposed to keep them safe. but the press democrat took this picture of birds dying after getting caught in the netting. 34 dead birds have been found so far. enthusiasts say the netting was
hastily installed. contractors are installing more durable and visible net. the owners of a cemetery in tracy have dedecided to -- decided to install security cameras to monitor the headstones around the clock because of vandalism. this comes after a disturbing crime earlier this year when vandals toppled and smashed headstones and faces. while the damage was small, this caused a lot of pain for families in the tracy area. >> why did somebody do this? it's not their family. it's somebody else's mother, dad, sister. >> the cemetery considered shutting gates and restricting access. but the board thought that would be unfair for those visiting the grave sites. family members and friends remember the san jose man shot to death over the weekend by holding a candlelight vigil.
he died after being shot outside of a party on center road early saturday morning. police say members of several vietnamese street gangs were at the party. friends say he had just graduated from nursing school at fresno state. three federal judges have ruled the california's prison overcrowding order will stay in effect. yesterday's ruling is the latest setback for governor brown in the coning legal battle. now, the governor says california could save millions of dollars by ending the court oversight of the state's prison system. but the judges say the current overcrowding violents the constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment. 8:05. the city of san jose is fighting the release of e-mail and text message records. the move comes after the city adopted a policy three years ago that made elected
officials' personal e-mail and text messages about city business subject to disclosure. but the san jose city council has now voted to appeal a judge's ruling that would apply the policy to the entire city work force. analysts say the outcome could have implications statewide. starting today, drivers may experience delays because of temporary lane closures. caltrans and the bay area toll authority will be installing new automated toll systems. the project will continue over the next few weeks. once finished, they will install tolls at the dumbarton and the san francisco/oakland been. sal, how is highway 101 doing? >> it's been doing well. we've been looking at san francisco traffic. northbound traffic is moving along nicely getting into the city. the giants are away. you don't have to worry about a baseball game in the city. they are in chicago and are gonna gay this morning. let's take a look at westbound
bay bridge. a small delay once you get on the bridge there are no problems into the city. also i mentioned the east bay. traffic on highway 4 is busy and some slow traffic between pleasant hill and walnut creek. on 80 it's moderately avenue. in fremont, southbound 880 traffic is moderate. the house fire in fremont thanks to some informed people say there's no injuries there. let's go to steve. sunshine here. a little bit of follow around. not a lot. there's a couple of systems clipping to the north. temperatures this morning, 30s and 40s, some patchy low clouds around. but clear and chilly. chilly to cold. we had a lot of 30s up to the north, especially mendocino county, lake county. fog near the coast, nice, mild,
to warm. our big system which we had on monday has done its damage across the country with snow, severe weather, rain, you name it. is it cold in chicago. day game, 11:20 our time. for the giants. it looks like there could be off and on snow flurries. it's 38 degrees with winds gusts to 25 under a cloudy, gray day. but augusta, next stop here, line of thunderstorms roaring through right there. but it looks like they are about done. they are almost done. the severe line looks like it's gone through. i think after that, things look good. for us we have to deal with fog this morning and tonight. a lot of 40s. starting to rebound off those lows, though. i think we bottomed out last hour. now 40s and 50s. temperatures on their way close to what we had yesterday. 34 in tahoe. some pretty cool reads but today, tomorrow, pretty good and then a rather strong system will take the same path and that will give us another round
of a windy pattern, late sunday into morning. mostly sunny. quiet pattern, 60s and 70s. mid-70s for some. some upper 60s. 71 san jose, 72 santa clara, coop per tu know. 60 pacifica -- pet lieu -- cupertino. 60 pacifica. maybe wind cranking up monday into tuesday. >> thank you, steve. windsurfers are helping clean up the beach in solano county. they say the beach is just littered with bottles and trash. every year, they turn out for a cleanup effort at the popular spot for water spots. >> it's a you have unique place. unfortunately, it gets trashed. >> officials are still looking for volunteers. the cleanup is scheduled to take place tomorrow. oakland is hosting the west coast largest sailboat show.
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patchy fog. sunny, cool, it will be sunny, cool for some. there's some fog. it's not making much of a push inland. 8:134. tornado watches are ending in the carolinas. that's good news. after a powerful storm hit that area. tornadoes and very strong winds hit the midwest wednesday night. then hit missouri and mississippi yesterday. a woman in alabama says the tornado hit her area so quick she just had moments to try to go to safety. >> i went home to take me a quick bath and i heard the siren going off and that's when i jumped in my clothes and i come out of the house quickly. >> one of the tornadoes touching down in mississippi. the man who shot this said cows were running away from that funnel cloud. that storm is blamed for at least three deaths so far. a teenager from the north bay, survived a 25-foot plunge
down a hot lava tube in hawaii. he fell into a narrow crack in the earth at hawaii's volcano national park wednesday night. his mother called 911 after he reportedly tried to jump over a railing surrounding the vol cappic steam vent. rescuers got him. he suffered only bumps and bruises. breaking news out of north carolina. north carolina a and t state university has been put on lockdown after reports of a man with a rifle on campus. the university updated the website this morning to tell students to stay inside and lock their doors. the school located in greensboro has about 10,000 students. no shots have been fired but again, the campus is on lockdown. we'll continue to update you on
this breaking story. this is happening in greensboro, north carolina. there's a new warning that north korea does have a nuclear weapon that could be launched on a missile. this comes as john kerry makes his first trip to the korean peninsula as secretary of state. ktvu's kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with kerry's warning to north korea. kyla? >> reporter: north korea warned that tokia could be the first target should a missle be launched. john kerry said a missile launch by north korea could be a huge mistake. speaking from seoul, something south korea, he reiterated american would defend our eales. u.s. officials say the missles have a 2500-mile range. they could strike japan, south korea and guam, where the u.s. has thousands of troops. and just yesterday, classified
information from the pentagon was mislabeled and then read aloud at a public hearing. this says the defense intelligence agency does believe that north korea has a nuclear weapon that could be mounced on a missile but its reliability is slow low. >> the united states and souk want to see a -- south korea want to see a peaceful resolution to north korea and that means it must be free of nuclear weapons. >> reporter: john kerry will meet with china. china has the greatest potential influence to keep north korea's leader from making any more threats and actually launching a missile. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. 8:16. the head of the international read cross is urging president obama to do something about the conditions at the gawm prison -- guantanamo bay prison camp.
hundreds have been on a hunger strike to protest. 166 inmates remain at guantanamo bay. many have been held for more than ten years without being charged. a new coating boot camp in san francisco is prom missing they will launch -- promising they will launch technology careers. dez's boot camp teaches students how to write software between nine and ten weeks. the program costs between $10,000 and $15,000 hours. the students can expect to write during this time. the aclu revealed 247 pages of irs records and found that
the irs often doesn't get a warrant before they read tax payer's e-mail and other communications. now, the aclu says the irs may be taking advantage of a loophole in the electronic dmunny cakes privacy act -- communications privacy act. it only protects unopened e- mail or e-mail that's been stored on aer is veer for 180 days or less. a new filing shows that chevron's ceo received a pay hike of 30%. he brought home $32.2 million last year. that jump came despite a series of mishaps like the refinery fire in the east bay in the 2011 oil leak. stock option awards and stock grants led to the increase. under chevron's current compensation plan, when stockholders do well, so does the ceo. it's 8:19. uc berkeley is taking a new step towards moving smokers and other tobacco users off campus.
cal has traded the tobacco-free berkeley steering committee. it's made up of students and health workers who will help keep quit and force a ban on the products. mark yudof has ordered all uc schools to be tobacco free by next year. washington state officials are investigating the death of 42-year-old mauricio after he was strangled by an escalator. police say he fell and his clothes got caught at a metro station in downtown seat. he was found unconscious and unresponsive early sunday morning. the department of labor industries is investigating how his clothes became stuck. speaking of cloes, a very -- clothes, a store clerk caught in the middle of a -- middle of a shooting and he can thank his belt buckle for saving his knife. he was getting ready to take a
hand truck outside. there was a shootout. he hit the floor. he had been shot with you didn't know it right -- but didn't know it right away. >> you didn't feel anything? >> no. >> what caused you to look at your belt? >> i take it out of my body. >> reporter: and then later on somebody pointed out there was a hole in his shirt and looked at his belt buckle. the bullet hit it. a thin metal strip stopped that bullet. by the way, the gunman in this case was arrested. 8:20. sonoma county middle school is cracking down on dress codes. the clothing some girls are wearing that reportedly could be too distracting. and steve paulson is coming back. i will tell you what to expect for your weekend. good morning. northbound 280, slow traffic getting up into the valley but we'll tell you what other commutes look hike. that's streat a -- look like. that's straight ahead.
franchise, the sacramento kings. the group has until 5:00 this evening to hand in an offer to the nba board of governors for the team. the sacramento investors want to build a downtown arena to try to keep the kings from moving to seattle. 8:24. let's check back with sal. you've got a bunch of things going on. and things are getting better. we're seeing some improvement. 880 moderately avenue as you drive through. there are no major problems northbound or southbound as you head up and down the nimitz freeway. some slowing. nothing major. the morning commute looks good at the toll plaza. if you are driving on the nimitz freeway southbound, that looks okay. we're looking at contra costa county. antioch is still slow but the rest of the commute in contra costa looks good. 8:25. let's go to steve. well, some areas of fog this morning. a little bit more than we had
yesterday. that will play into a little bit cooler forecast. it's not much of a push inland. so it will be clear, a lot of systems continue to move in up into oregon and dive into fvgd. a very -- nevada. a very cold system looks like it's on tap for monday. very chilly this morning. 30s and 40s for some. 40s and 50s right now. mostly sunny but we'll keep an eye on the system that's coming right down out of the north. not bad today. 60s and 70s. looks like a big change early next week. we could see some dramatic cooling. enjoy the next couple of days. 8:25. a major league pitcher what a $147 million -- with a $147 million contractor, this morning, his left arm is in a sling. >> this is wild. >> a broken collarbone suffered during this bench-clearing
phone with scotts valley police. but first, i want to show you what's happening out in front of the high school. you can see they've blocked off the entrance to the school. they are getting everyone coming by, they are getting them know the campus is closed. they have police stationed out here. we also know they were out here talking to people about what happened. here's what police tell me -- they say last night about 10:00 p.m., they got a call from a student. that student told them he found an anonymous post on a facebook page that basically said that if anyone came to school today they would be shot and killed. what the police department did at that point, they do not know how valid this post was and didn't know who posted it. they alerted the district. the district said we're gonna make the decision to chance -- to cancel classes for friday while this is checked out. they put out an alert that this
was the decision late last night. this morning, they came out here to let parents know, the ones who didn't get the alert. we just got off the phone with the superintendent of the district, penny weaver and she talked about what they did out here this morning. >> there were some students and parents that had not received the messages or -- or had not been able to look at the news or the e-mail and they were arriving at campus. so the principal, myself, a number of other staff members and several officers were at the front gates of the school. we did secure them to prevent traffic and one by one explained to the folks who arrived in their vehicles what was going on. >> reporter: you can see one of the discussions happening right now with this person in the red car as people stop and try to figure out what's going on. these folks come up and
basically explain what's happening. what's happening next? that's still a little unclear. the police department tells me they have an investigator following up on leads. they are oovl trying to track down -- obviously trying to track down the person responsible for the post. by 2:00, they want to make a decision whether they will have classes on monday. that decision has not been made yet. again, still trying to chase down where this threat came from and trying to determine how valid of a threat it rewas. back to you. in north carolina police are searching for a reported gunman. we told you about this about 15 minutes ago. it's happening at north carolina a and t state university. students are being told stay inside. lock your doors. police say a man with a rifle was reported near the general
classroom building. we haven't heard of any shots fired. but that campus, that north carolina a and t campus is on lockdown. we'll bring you any new information as we get it. shock and sadness as san low ren ze high school. students -- lorenzo high school. students are mourning the loss of a high school student killed on the train tracks. lorraine blanco is live with new information from the school drill. what are they saying -- ill officials. what are -- officials. what are they saying? >> reporter: they told us this is a difficult time for students and staff here at san lorenzo high school. there will be a lot of support for anyone who needs it. as for students, a bunch of teens that are friends with the boy killed out here on the tracks just finished praying near the tracks. this is new video of the gathering. about 100 students held hands and said a few words about the
student. the teen and two other students were walking south along the tracks and playing chingen with the northbound train around 6:45 in the evening when the amtrak train hit that boy. the train was headed from san jose to sacramento. today for students and staff, it's all about start, the healing process. >> we try to stay student center and respond to the various needs of the students that they have the things they need. it will take quite some time to deal with such a tragedy. we'll have the mental health counseling on site. we'll just kind of go based upon what the students need and have the difference areas set up for them to get additional services today. >> reporter: while the teens were holding that vigil, several others were still walking on the tracks. the district officials and union pacific railroad police are standing by out here to make sure that everyone stays away from the track. another interesting note that the principal told us.
a few years back, she said something like this happened where a child was also killed on the tracks out here. this has been an ongoing problem for the school and will continue to address the problem by giving the students training every year about how to stay safe around these train tracks. reporting live in san lorenzo, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. you this in morning -- new this morning, chevron is announcing that at 10:00 a.m., this will release its investigation into the richmond refinery fire. the explosion and fire ignited last august. more than 15,000 people required medical treatment at local emergency rooms. chevron took out a full-page ad in the paper. it reads they will post finds about the fire on its website. we have set up a news link on the ktvu website where you can check out the report. firefighters put out a fire at a home in fremont earlier this morning. it happened on continental avenue and yorktown road about
7:00 a.m. chopper 2 was live over the scene. you can see the roof of the home is heavily damaged. there were two adults, five children and three dogs. they all managed to get out safely. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. 8:35. only on 2, a 10-year-old girl sexually assaulted at an office building in daly city. ktvu obtained this surveillance video, a person of interest seen at a ross store in serramonte center. the girl was at the office for counseling. her therapist allowed her to walk down the hallway to the restroom. as she unlocked and opened the door, a man came up behind her, followed her in and molested her. the victim's family wants to know why she was left alone. police say the suspect may have been a passenger in a tan car, possibly a honda or toyota, with an asian woman driving it. the attacker slibbed as a --
described as a slender asian man, between 18, 25 years old. with a mustache and several facial moles. he walks with a limp and may be developmentally disabled. the search for a man considered armed and dangerous has now expanded from m rin county to santa cruz county. officials say demetri storm was scene twice outside of bold urcreek -- boulder creek. these are photos of storm from earlier arrests. santa cruz county police say he could be in a black audi or a green kia. both of them were stolen in the past couple of days. investigators say last friday, storms stole a car in windsor led police on a chase. somehow he was still able to escape after a very intense day- long search. final preparations are underway for the gun show at
the palace. gun shows have been very popular in recent months. that's due in part for the recent push in stricter gun laws leading to a crackdown. california is considering a bill leading to fewer shows. there's a nationwide shortal of bullets -- shortage of bullets. many gun shop owners say they've never seen the supply so low and tee manned so high. the u.s. senate will begin considering new gun control legislation next week. that's after the senate voted 68-31 to move forward with the debate. that means a threatened filibuster to avoid debate won't happen. some family members are victims of the sandy hook shooting are
on capitol hill urging lawmakers to pass gun control legislation. supporters say this will still be a struggle to get 60 votes on the actual gun control measures. and the san mateo county congresswoman, jackky spear, will be hosting a gun buyback this weekend. she was shot while investigating the jonestown massacre. the gunback will happen at the courthouse. it will be lasting from -- it will be this saturday, tomorrow, at the san mateo county court house on mission road. it will last from 9:00 a.m. to noon. participants will receive $100 for handguns, shot guns and rifles. assault weapons will go for $200. funs will be accepted with no questions asked -- guns will be accepted with no questions asked. investigators in contra costa county are telling us more about a financial aid scam
at the sawn pablo campus. a couple in richmond, recruiting 20 people to enroll in classes and then apply for financial aid. the couple took 25% or about $675 of the $2,775 the students received in financial aid. but those students never went to class. criminal charges have been filed against everyone involved. well, monday is tax day. facebook employees could be facing a pretty big bill. facebook founder mark zuckerberg owes $1.1 billion in federal and state taxes. employees could be in a similar boat now that the company's gone public. if any of those workers had been counting on using profits from the facebook stock to cover their bill, they may be out of luck since the company's ipo did not do as well as expected. stock is still below $10 of the opening day price.
tax professionals say employees may need to sell some of their shares if they need some cash to pay off the irs. 8:40. as soon as today, major league baseball will announce the suspensions stemming from last night's brawl involving the l.a. dodgers. >> hit again. quentin didn't like that. look at this. >> dodgers' pitchers zack greinke hit carlos quentin with a pitch. quentin charged the mound and collided shoulder to shoulder with greinke who broke his left collarbone. he's likely out six to eight weeks. after the game, matt kemp an quentin got into a screaming match with each other in the parking lot and had to be separated by police. quentin played college ball at stanford. kemp said i hear there are some smart people at stanford. that was not too smart.
dodgers' manager called quentin an idiot. i think there's bad blood -- >> there is. >> i think this is about the third time the pitcher hit the batter. he said it was an accident. we're coming together to sal. >> i don't think it's ever. what was greinke doing leading into quentin with the shoulder? s what he trying to -- was he trying to block him? >> protecting that $147 million contract. >> twitter is blowing up about that. by the way, i'm on twitter. so is tori and dave. look at the commute, i just tweeted that the traffic at the toll plaza westbound looks good. traffic on 80 getting to it a little bit crowded. i will show you the toll plaza, it's nice. traffic is looking good. you can follow ktvu traffic on twitter to get traffic updates. you can also follow me on my other account there. you can follow steve paulson, i will tell you how to do that in just a moment. traffic is looking good on 680
southbound out of pleasant hill to walnut creek. no problems on 24. still some persistent slow traffic on highway 24. steve, you're on twitter. >> never heard of it. >> right. you got a lot of followers. >> i don't want anybody following -- oh, yes, twitter, yes. yes. dave says patchy fog out in the richmond district. but strangely, no breeze. i can't find much except on the coast but nothing like earlier this week. there's patchy fog there. everything is slicing through nevada. we're on the western edge of that. it looks like that will be a very, very cold system coming into the north late sunday likely on monday. our pattern will change. today and tomorrow, 40s and 50s. 49 in antioch. we had low 40, upper 30s. we're starting to -- it doesn't take long to bounce off the lows. a lot of sunshine. some fog near the coast. not so much on the sonoma
coast. you can see high pressure here. there's a system here. we may not get a repeat of the wind but we could. we'll have updates over the weekend. mostly sunny except for fog on the coast. sunday should be okay until late and then that we'll get more cloud cover. it could be much cooler and windier next week. new information about the arrest following the sexual assault of a student at saratoga high school. what the school district is saying about the investigation. >> reporter: we're live in san francisco where the inaugust ual -- where it's the inaugural walk to work day.
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scotts valley high school in santa cruz county is closed today because of an unspecified threat. now, officials say the threat was posted on facebook. the high school was closed as a precaution. in east oakland we're getting an inside look at this morning's crash. this happened about 2:00 this morning. a suspected drunk driver smashed into a tire store after hitting a fire hydrant. the owner of the fire store says it's the second time someone has knocked over the hydrant and knocked a hole in his wall. and secretary of state john kerry is in south korea and he says the rhetoric coming from north korea is unacceptable. kerry's looking for ways to reduce the tensions between north korea and south korea. we have new information about arrests following the sexual assault of a student at saratoga high school. three teenagers have been arrested after audrie pott took her life, days after someone
posted a photo of the sexual assault online. the had -- the saratoga school district said our sympathies go out to all of the families affected by this tragic situation. we're cooperating with law enforcement as they continue to look into the details of this case. audrie pott's parents say she was drunk and unconscious when at least three high school boys sexually assaulted her last fall at a party. pot's parents say they -- pot's parents say they hope the days -- hope the boys will be prosecuted at work. happening now, walk to work day in san francisco. brian flores is live with more. >> reporter: today is the official inaugust oral walk to work day. organizers are giving away free prizes if you sign up.
free coffee at certain participating kof fif locations. you get -- coffee locations. you also get free clippard cards. the idea is promoting this idea for the city. let's bring in supervisor david chu. thank you for joining us. good seeing you again. tell us about this idea of getting people to walk when they go to work. >> we're blessed to live in san francisco, one of the densist, most beautiful and walkable cities in the world. what we're trying to enkurm a -- encourage, a city that engages in one of the most green cities in the world to walk around. >> reporter: we don't want to scare people off, as we talked about earlier. can you talk about what's being done here for pedestrian safety? >> we have some intersections where we've had more of our share of pedestrian accidents. we want to increase awareness,
encourage everyone to be more careful when they go through intersections. if we're able to to that, i hope we have a goal of see row injuries. -- zero injuries. >> reporter: this is not exactly walking shoes. you are gonna walk for 45 minutes. are you gonna be able to do that? >> i walk every day in my shoes and suit. it's incredibly comfortable, given the weather we have, i don't think about it twice. >> reporter: there's gonna be a press conference this morning. 9:30 on the episs of city hall -- steps of city hall. the idea is to get people to walk out when they go to work when they head out in the mornings. we're live in san francisco, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, brian. 8:51. we're gonna update this hour's breaking news coming in from santa cruz county.
an online threat that's shut down a high school. claudine wong is right there at the scene. good morning. traffic on southbound -- that lady looked angry. southbound 101 as you head down the golden gate bridge. traffic is looking good. we'll tell you more about this and the angry lady. you kids should count yourselves lucky. we didn't have u-verse back in my day. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to
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closed down scotts valley high school. >> reporter: that's right. there will be no classes today. parents who didn't get the message are being informed as they have driven up to the campus. you can see the gates are locked and closed. you have a police officer that is stationed in front of the school. he's actually standing next to the board president right there. the principal is also out here. they've been out here all morning long. this all developed overnight. 10:00 last night. scotts valley police department fot a call from a student -- got a call from a student say egg saw an anonymous post on facebook saying that someone was threatening to shoot up the school today. the post said anyone who shows up to school will be killed. and so at that point, the police department contacted the superintendent. the principal of the school just told me a couple of minutes ago, that she sat down with the superintendent and at 2:00 this morning, they made the decision to just cancel classes for the day just as a precaution. and so they did that. how they alerted everyone, they
said they sent out an e-mail, an alert. they also alerted the student body president so they could send out a text message to all students as well. they did what they could starting at 2:00 in the morning to let everyone in the community to know the classes would be canceled. in the meantime, since then, this investigation has gotten underway. police say they are trying to track down the source of the post but they say that investigation could take time. the superintendent said they are still trying to determine whether or not they will have classes on monday. they expect to have updates hoping to have a decision made by 2:00. live here in scotts valley, claudine wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:55. for the fifth time since 2007 there are baby falcons on top of san jose's city hall. this is video from the camera on top of city hall. momma clara is feeding her three babies. the city is holding a naming contest for the baby falcons.
you can submit entries through the city of san jose's website. california academy of sciences in golden gate park is also celebrating a new arrival. you can help name him as well. the public is invited to submit names for the new baby penguin for the end of the month. the staff will narrow the submissions down to three nails and the public will vote on the winner. the person who submits the winning name will receive a behind the scenes tour of the penguin colony. >> way to go. let's quickly check back with sal. >> we're looking at the toll plaza which a lot of people are wondering about. it has been lighter than usual. i'm happy to be the bearer of good news. there are no major problems there. if you are driving out to san francisco, the traffic looks good. there's no game at at&t park. the giants are away. the morning commute in contra costa county looks good. that includes 80 from pin fell noel to mitch -- from pinole to
richmond. let's go to steve. it will be mostly sunny, mild today. saturday, most of sunday and then maybe some big changes on monday. cold, windy. stay tuned. >> gonna be sneaking up on us next week sometime. >> i am hoping not. but the weekend looks good. >> that's the important thing. >> thank you. >> that's our report for this morning. we thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we'll see you the next time news breaks. >> be sure to watch the news at noon for more on today's event designed to make the streets of san francisco safer and help people get exercise and fresh air. you can also -- we're always here for you on facebook and twitter. you can check out our website on ktvu.com. thank you for joining us and have a wonderful weekend. is it wrong to buy an entire outfit to match your mani-pedi?
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this is on a bus in hartford, connecticut. listen to this mom. [ inaudible ] [ bleep ]. >> this woman is apparently in an argument with another passenger on this bus. she has a very small child in her lap. you are going to feel worse for the kid. this argument escalates and you hear this woman say someone grab my baby. someone grab my baby. i'm going to -- watch that happens. >> [ bleep ]. >> oh my god. [ bleep ]. >> she gets up and she just tosses her baby into the lap of a stranger. typically women say i'm going to take off my earrings and tossed them. she's probably wondering, why am i not mother of the year? in this video this is
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