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not get better than this as we'll see plenty of sunshine and some very warm temperatures again. probably the warmest day of the week. we'll talk about that coming up. >> it couldn't get any better than yesterday. outside now quiet on bay area roads. we are seeing overnight roadwork but not at the bay bridge. it's in the south bay. so coming up a check of all your roadways across the bay area in a little bit. >> thank you, liz. a moment of silence is planned in massachusetts this afternoon one week after two explosions rocked the boston marathon. boston's police commissioner says the two brothers had more explosives and may have been planning more attacks. the 19-year-old suspect who was caught friday has been communicating with officials by writing. susan mcginnis reports that suspect is unable to speak. reporter: 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat
that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others ou th >> reporter: it appes johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning. >> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belief at this point in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of boston will take time to mark the one-week anniversary of the marathon bombings. at 2:50 this afternoon, the city will observe a moment of silence followed by bell ringing throughout the state. there will also be a private funeral for krystle cambell today. there was a public wake in her hometown of medford sunday. hundreds paid respects to the
29-year-old who friends and family said was always smiling. >> she never let anything bother her just loved life and a genuine great person. will ba memorial service re tonight for lu lingzi the bu grad student killed in the class. susan mcginnis, cbs 2 news. runners refresh the victims. a moment of silence and black ribbons on their shirts pay tribute to the dead and injured before the race. there was more security but more spectators too. even prince harry said he wouldn't dream of canceling the london marathon. >> it was never an option. >> an estimated 35,000 people took part in the london race. organizers pledged to donate about $3 for everyone who finished to a fund for boston bombing victims. we'll have continuing coverage of the boston marathon bombings right here on kpix 5 and
kpix.com. there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job this morning. those positions across the country are being furloughed due to the federal spending cuts. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo this morning to tell us what these furloughs mean for all of our bay area airports. good morning. reporter: what these furloughs mean to travelers is that you could be seeing some delays. some major airports could see delays up to 10 minutes to an hour because there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job this morning. across the country, those positions are being furloughed because of federal spending cuts. airports like l.a.x. and chicago's o'hare are expected to feel the impact with major delays. if flight controllers at sfo escape the furloughs bay area travelers could still feel a domino effect. >> because other airports such as atlanta, dallas/fort worth, chicago, new york and washington will be affected, so the big hubs are going to be
affected. if they cough, we catch cold. >> reporter: airlines filed a lawsuit against the faa on friday asking a federal court to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers. faa officials have declined to comment on e suit. livet sfo, elissa harrington, kpix 5. >> thank you. earlier this month, the faa delayed the closure of control towers at 149 airports until june. checking bay area headlines this morning, richmond police are searching for two gunmen who shot and injured a man on saturday night on griffin drive. police found the victim in his car. they say the man was targeted. witnesses say the suspects got away in a white suv shortly after the shooting. that was around 8 p.m. on saturday. in hayward a young man who was shot has died. the 26-year-old man was shot saturday around 10 p.m. in the driveway of a home on franklin avenue. he was taken to a hospital for emergency treatment but died of
his injuries yesterday. so far, police have no suspects. in alameda, a coast guard cutter has returned home greeted by joyous families yesterday. they spent three months in wateuthe california. mbers resc on a sailboat and raided a boat with more than 2 tons of marijuana. he had his birthday off for four days and he's back. >> it was a great weekend, lots of sunshine and very warm weather. right now very nice temperatures already. and i think toward the afternoon plenty of sunshine maybe even a little bit warmer outside. temperatures right now 59 degrees in san jose. 57 in san francisco. and 56 degrees in fairfield. we have a dominant ridge of high pressure sitting overhead. so it's going to crank up the temperatures again today maybe even a little bit warmer than yesterday. so some beautiful weather all the way to the coastline once again and then we'll start to see gradual cooling clout the
week. so staying warm today maybe hot inland. yesterday we were up in the upper 80s in many spots inland. today you'll be close to that again, about 88 in concord, 85 in san jose, about 75 degrees in san francisco. beautiful weather all around but have some changes coming. we'll have more on that in a right now let'eck the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you, lawrence. >> and outside we're actually quiet on bay area roads. this is a live look at some of our sensors around the south bay and so far 101, 280 and the guadalupe parkway are all moving at top speeds. heading out of south san jose a couple of lanes blocked with overnight roadwork between bailey and coyote creek golf drive. heads up in the southbound direction. but taking a look outside here's one of our traffic cameras at 880/237. so far things are nice and light on this back-to-work monday morning. coming up we'll check mass transit. back to you guys. >> thank you. starting today retail stores in much of san mateo
county can no longer give single use plastic shopping bags to their customers. among the towns taking part in the bag ban is daly city where over the weekend people picked up litter part of an earth day event. the bag ordinance follows the trend set by san jose and other cities to encourage customers to bring their own reusable bags. recyclable paper bags will be available for a 10-cent fee. the ordinance covers most of san mateo county cities and unincorporated areas, as well. an annual celebration in golden gate park left an ugly mess. according to the "chronicle," this week's 420 party drew nearly 15,000 people and they all left a mountain of trash. the cost to clean it up $10,000. a member of the oakland school board is expected to become the district's acting superintendent soon. gary yee is expected to be named a candidate. the school board will vote wednesday. yee has been on the school
board spins 2003 and he is in line to -- board since 2003 and he is in line to replace a man leaving because of family health issues. new deils dead fertilizer plant in texas coming up. >> closing an east bay landmark. >> this is a cultural heart and soul character of pleasant hill. >> why you might soon see soccer balls and ski masks instead of movies here. >> but first, blasting off into the history books. why this weekend's rocket launch is so critical to the future of space travel.
a critical test for the unmd antares (ann-tar- ease) rocket... passed with flying colors. yesterda engine start -- >> a critical test for a rocket passed with flying colors. yesterday's successful launch shows off its ability to deliver supplies to the international space station. the rocket took off from an island on the coast of virginia.
its builder hopes to send a supply ship to the space station later this summer. >> coo huh? >> it is. >> not doing it all, getti little help for nasa. let's check the weather with lawrence. this was a great weekend. you had a lot going on. your birthday was last week. >> my birthday was last week, took a few days off. a year wiser i hope. >> older. >> some people might disagree with that. >> i would. [ laughter ] >> around the bay area today, we have more sunshine on the way. no getting around that. it is going to be gorgeous all the way to the coastline. mostly clear in the 50s and 40s. you get the feeling we are in for another nice warm day. at the coastline maybe pushing 70 by the afternoon. inside the bay, maybe even close to 80. then seeing upper 80s in some of the valleys. so getting on the hot side there as this high pressure ridge remains dominant outside. it will continue to do so for the next few days although it will start to weaken tomorrow and the middle of the week and somae fog returninwa
wednesday. but for today, it will be the warmest day of the week as we're seeing that ridge overheadand that offshore wind continuing. of course, no flight delays at least weather-related at sfo for today. 79 the expected high. around the country 79 in houston, maybe rain in denver, 55 degrees. 61 chicago. 61 new york. around the bay today, these temperatures will be special. plan about 85 degrees in san jose. 82 hayward. about 70 in pacifica. maybe a sea breeze coming in and cooling off the temperatures in the afternoon. east bay numbers up in the upper 80s near 90 by the afternoon and inside the bay we'll see 70s and low 80s. this is going to be some kind of day. then we'll cool down tomorrow. wednesday maybe some fog returns to the coastline. more fog and cooler temperatures as we head toward next weekend. all right. let's check on the roadways with elizabeth. >> okay. we are going to go outside this morning and take you out towards the east bay. here is a live look at the
nimitz. 880 in oakland as you pass the oakland coliseum, nice and quiet and not too much roadwork. 66 all the way towards downtown is extra quiet on this monday morning. live look at the san mateo bridge. 14 minutes is the drive time out of hayward toward foster city. 101 and trimble, northbound looks good. i mentioned heading out of south san jose. there is some overnight roadwork but it's closer towards bailey and continuing towards coyote creek golf drive. they have a couple of lanes blocked. so far heading northbound up in towards santa clara everything is quiet in both directions near the trimble exit. and 280 and the guadalupe parkway are still all moving at top speeds. so once again here's a live look at the silicon valley commute. westbound 237 between 880 and 101 is nice and clear.
six minutes east bay drive time so far no issue up and down 580, the nimitz or the eastshore freeway and i promised you a check of mass transit. so everything is so far good to go. bart systemwide on tune. bart, muni, caltrain and ace all on time. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> thank you. 4:44. new this morning, 5 people including the gunman were shot and killed during a shootout at an apartment complex upnorth say buets were flying when they arrived at the scene. they tried to help two injured men in a parking lot when one of them reached for a gun. a total of 8 officers opened fire. investigators later found other victims at two different apartments. no word on why that shooting happened. today investigators in texas will continue to examine a blast crater in the town of west. they are hoping the hole contains clues to what started a fire that triggered a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant. 14 people mostly first responders were killed in last
week's explosion. hundreds of other people were hurt and about 50 homes were destroyed. >> we have a large crater. and you guys have seen photos of some of that i'm sure. we have a crater there. >> the explosion took a third of the small town's fire and emergency medical services force. at mass yesterday, townspeople leaned on faith and each other to cope with the grief. the mississippi river is expected to crest in some spots today. the river has reached 10 to 12 feet above flood stage and people living along the banks in illinois and mississippi have now evacuated. over the weekend, two people in indiana and one in missouri died when their cars were swept off flooded roads. the water has also swamped hundreds of thousands of acres of farmland. apple, amazon, caterpillar, at&t, ford, starbucks, exxonmobil, just some of the companies scheduled to come out with earnings reports this
week. more than 80 companies reported last week. 72% did better than analysts expected. stocks lost ground last week though despite closing higher on friday. the dow up 10. nasdaq up about 40. and the futures are up today. so that's good. investors who held on to their boeing stock after the new 787 dreamliner was grounded are reaping the rewards now. the faa approved a fix for the battery system that kept dreamliner out of service for three months. boeing stocks surged 2% on friday up 19% from its low point this year. and another major rating agency has stripped britain of its aaa credit score. fitch down gridded them one knowledge to aa-plus -- downgraded them one notch to aa- plus saying they can't get a handle on their debt. the latest lundberg survey shows the california average for a gallon of regular gas dropped 9 cents over the past
two weeks. it's now down to 3.90. the highest average surprise in san francisco at 3.96 a gallon. the lowest 3.77 in stockton. 4:47 now. the iconic dome movie theater in pleasant hill screened its final movie last night. the landmark is closing to make way for a new development. but as kpix 5's patrick sedillo shows us, for some dome supporters, the fight isn't over. reporter: pleasant hill's go-to movie house since 1967 fades to black today. the dome is closing its doors for good. >> we have lived here for 35 years and we have been coming here for 35 years. >> reporter: sy west development has obtained a permit to tear it down. >> i think pleasant hill like this is a real cultural heart, soul, you know, character of
pleasant hill. we really -- when they take this down, there's going to be nothing else left. >> reporter: when people think of the dome they think of the history here. consider people's first date. i was here a couple of months ago and here's what some people had to say about their experiences here. >> "jaws" -- >> you're going to need a bigger boat. >> "star wars." >> my wife and i came to our first movie here, "the godfather." >> i'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse. >> reporter: now they are facing a wrecking ball to make way for a dick's sporting good stores. >> we have enough sporting good stores around the area. we don't need another one. >> reporter: supporters haven't given up the fight. they have a facebook page with 1351 likes. still today marks the end of an era for pleasant hill. >> i may have to save this porpoise expert. i don't know. >> reporter: patrick sedillo, kpix 5. >> the city council is expected to hold a public hearing on may
6 to hear arguments in favor of keeping the dome. and i must admit, i saw probably a good 20 movies there over the years. >> you had your first date there, right? >> i'm not sure. i think that was at the orinda theater but i did take a few dates there over the years many moons ago. >> a lot of people have memories there. so. >> yeah. 4:49. which should come first diet or exercise? >> plus, she says she is, quote, deeply embarrassed. why actress reese witherspoon was arrested over the weekend. we have details. >> and the curious cat that can't get enough of a vacuum. ,, ,,
night to check the giants and the diamondbacks. 7:15, clear, mild, temperatures in the mid-60s. >> i guess you could see some delays along king street and the embarcadero but for right now we are super quiet on bay area bridges. here's a live look across the gold te bridge, bay bridge ll mateo bridge. more "timesaver traffic" coming up. movie fans are slipping into oblivion. the tom cruise sci-fi thriller brought in $38.2 million over the weekend in its domestic debut. the baseball drama 42 came in second taking in $18 million. the oscar winner's husband s -i in atlanta actress reese witherspoon is apologizing for her behavior over the weekend. the oscar winner's husband was arrested for a dui in atlanta
on friday. the officer says witherspoon, who was in the car, disobeyed orders. she tried to use her celebrity to intimidate the officers. the actress was arrested for disorderly conduct. she says she is deeply drmany. sed and clearly had one a big name sports broadcaster is in hot water as well after getting busted for dui in southern california. santa monica police say al michaels arrested friday night on suspicion of drunk driving. the 68-year-old sports announcer for nbc was spotted making an illegal u-turn at a dui checkpoint and was pulled over. his blood alcohol was .08. he spent five hours in jail before he was released. he is due in court june 26. in health news restricting food from your overweight child backfires according to a study from the university of minnesota. researchers found withholding food from an overweight child
leads to more weight gain. overfeeding a healthy child will teach bad eating habits. dieting needs to be a family affair where everyone eats a well balanced meal. a big question for people who want to get in shape. should i start with diet or exercise? stanford researchers say for thsults, change both habits. the study also found the focusing on diet first which many weight loss programs encourage may not be beneficial. if you have to start with one, you're better off with physical activity first. a 100-mile walk to help in hunger passed through the bay area over the weekend. almost a dozen bay area cities from pittsburg to san jose held small walks as part of the weekend's hunger walk on sunday but a top executive from international aid agency cws is going the extra mile. maurice bloom says he is walking 100 miles from napa to san jose as a form of gratitude. >> when i was responsible for tsunami in indonesia, i received a lot of support from
the u.s. and i wondered who are those people that are giving this money so i can do this work over here? >> the 11 hunger walks here in the bay area helped raise funds for local hunger fighting agencies. the goal this year is $250,000. and they're well on their way. y llpique a cat's curiosity there is a fearless feline in russia that loves a household item that most pets don't. watch. >> okay! he loves that vacuum apparently. right? the cat enjoys licking the vacuum cleaner while it's on and even puts his snout in there. there he go. he must love the feeling. people also love watching the little guy. the video was posted last wednesday on youtube and already has more than 3 million views. >> it's amazing what cats do. >> i know. he's having fun with that. >> we turn the vacuum on around
or cat and she freaks. >> that's what most pets do. they don't like the sound. >> to each his own. there you go. 4:56. coming up say good-bye to plastic bags. the new bay area bag ban that goes into effect on this monday. >> plus, awaiting charges. the new evidence that shows the boston bombing suspects were ready to keep fighting authorities. >> and flying anytime soon? air travelers could start seeing delays up to an hour at major airports across the country. i'll explain why.
>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald one week later the boston bombing suspect opens up to police. what we're now learning about their plans for a final stand. >> and if you're flying anytime soon, you might experience some major delays at airports across the country. i'll explain why. >> yesterday was nice, but this
could be the warmest day of the week. we'll tell you why coming up. >> and traffic starting to get a bit busy now on westbound 580 through the altamont pass and livermore. coming up, we'll show you where roadwork could also slow you down. >> good morning, everyone. it's monday, april 22. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is nearly 5:00. at 2:50 exactly this afternoon in massachusetts, a moment of silence is planned. it will mark the time one week ago that two explosions hit at the boston marathon. boston's police commissioner says two brothers had more explosives and may have been planning more attacks. the suspect who was caught friday has been communicating with officials by writing. that suspect is unable to speak because of a throat injury. susan mcginnis joins us live now from boston where investigators have plenty of questions for that young suspects. susan.
>> reporter: good morning. he is communicating with investigators and officials say there is no larger cell out there. with so many questions unanswered this is a significant development in the investigation. 19-year-old dzhokhar tsarnaev is reportedly awake and responding to investigators' question. sources tell us he is writing out his answers because of a gunshot wound in his throat that has left him unable to speak. a special interrogation team from the fbi will handle the questioning. >> how did they plan this, what was the motive, did they have help and are there others out there? >> reporter: it appears johar as his older brother tamerlan were prepared to set off more bombs when police caught up with them early friday morning. >> they were going to attack other individuals. that's my belief at this point in time. >> reporter: tamerlan was killed during a shootout with police. jahar escaped but was caught friday night hiding in a boat. charges against him could be filed as early as today. the city of bostil
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