tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS July 11, 2013 6:00am-7:01am PDT
linda marie macdonald we're live in oakland where police and fbi are still searching for a little girl taken from her family's suv. we'll tell you what the father says he was doing when she was taken. there are people laying on the tarmac with critical head injuries. they survived the crash of flight 214. hear the dramatic 911 calls from the passengers. >> might need the windshield wiper today from the drizzle. the fog is thick. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and the delays are beginning to build over at the bay bridge. especially in the cash lanes. we'll have more coming up. thank you, liz. good morning, closing in on the weekend. thursday, july 11. good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm moping. time now is 6:00. lawrence, we love thursday. >> i'm michelle griego. >> lawrence, we love thursday. >> big changes for today. we have a very thick fog moving
onshore. drizzle as you approach the coastline. you may need windshield wipers this morning the fog filling in some of the valleys. rain in southern california is not going to get here. that's some of that monsoonal moisture but we have plenty of clouds outside right now and it's going to be slow to break up. temperatures now mainly in the 50s but by the afternoon, we'll still see mostly sunny skies inland moving into the 80s there. some 70s and 80s around the bay. a cool breeze coastside. those temperatures generally in the 60s. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. we are waiting for them to turn on the metering lights over at the bay bridge. they should turn them on here any minute now. in the meantime, they haven't so that's why the middle lanes, the fastrak lanes, are still moving okay. but the cash lanes are really backed up starting early this morning. you can see it's backing up beyond the overcrossing now. let's go to our maps. we have some good sized delays coming out of the altamont pass and these started early, as well. no big incidents through the altamont pass and the livermore valley. but one long line now of continuous brake lights 33
minutes from the altamont pass towards the dublin interchange where there was an earlier fender-bender right there by hopyard so that didn't help. quickly cleared to the right- hand shoulder so all lanes are back open. the nimitz and the eastshore freeway looks great no delays yet through berkeley. and mass transit all on time. quick look at the south bay where you will see all your freeways in the south bay 101, 280 and the guadalupe parkway are still all moving at top speeds. that is a quick check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you. >> thank you. we're tracking the latest developments this hour in the search for 21-month-old daphne webb. her father called the police from outside a store at 79th avenue and international boulevard yesterday in oakland. he said the little girl was in his suv with a relative when she disappeared at 11 a.m. yesterday morning. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in oakland now, where investigators are now searching that father's home. cate, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. fbi and police have been searching late out into the evening and they have been
staged out here all night. we haven't figured out what they have learned or found. we know the father, john webb, says he told police he stopped at a convenience store to buy an energy drink leaving his daughter with a disabled relative inside his black ford suv. webb says when he got back, 21- month-old daphne webb was missing from her car seat. you are looking at a picture of her here. a witness says that at the scene he saw webb after it happened. >> just appeared to be somebody going through something tragic not knowing what to do. >> reporter: police say an african-american hispanic woman with long dark hair carrying a child was in the area. they are taking in what appears to be a search dog into the home of john webb and his mother again we still do not know what the search or what the investigation has turned up
but as you can see, it is continuing this morning. we know all last night they had showed neighbors pictures of little daphne trying to get more information in this investigation. back to you in the studio. >> cate, if they are searching the father's home especially all night long, now taking a dog in there, do they consider him a suspect? >> well, frank, as far as we know, they have insisted that he is not a suspect in this case. however, they have asked any witnesses or anybody who has seen little daphne with her father in the past 30 days to come forward to police. >> all right. cate caugiran live for us over in oakland, thanks. new this morning, some of the flight attendants aboard the boeing 777 that crashed at sfo have returned to south korea. six made a brief emotional appearance before cameras yesterday. they offered prayers to those hurt and the families of the two girls who died. six other flight attendants are hospitalized including three who were thrown from the plane. this is a live look at the wreckage. crews having picking up the
pieces since last night but most is still on the runway as you can see. for now, they are only removing small items not needed for the investigation. meanwhile, federal investigators are revealing more details about what happened in the moments before and after the plane went down. survivors visited in a caravan of buses. the pilot landing the plane told investigators he was blinded by light just 34 seconds before the plane crashed on a san francisco runway. federal investigators also say moments after impact, a pilot told a flight attendant not to evacuate passengers. >> the pilots indicated they were working with air traffic control. >> reporter: the evacuation finally got under way 90 seconds later when a fire was spotted outside. investigators are looking into the plane's auto throttle
system like a car's cruise control was supposed to maintain speed. the piloted told investigators owe thought out auto throttles were set to the proper landing speed. but the plane was moving too slow. >> there are two pilots in the cockpit for a reason. and if they are using automation, a big key is to monitor. >> reporter: investigators are also trying to determine why two emergency evacuation slides deployed inside the plane trapping two flight attendants. six of the flight attendants on board appeared together yesterday to offer their prayers to the injured and the families of the two passengers killed. [ non-english language ] >> i hope for all the families who have suffered losses from this accident to recover as quickly as possible. >> reporter: six other flight attendants remain hospitalized. three were ejected from the plane when it crashed. many survivors returned to the site yesterday. they were dressed all in white a traditional sign of mourning
in many asian cultures. after about 20 minutes, they returned to their burlingame hotels. newly released 911 recordings show passengers were getting frustrated as time went on with no sign of help out on the tarmac. in case the plane exploded. >> at this time pilots didn't know that ambulances were ordered to keep a safe distances away from the plane just in case it exploded. things are getting back to normal for some of the chinese students who were on the plane. one of them celebrated a birthday yesterday. one student said, we're fine, we're smiling, don't you see it? you need to be happy too. a dozen crash survivors are
still in the hospital this morning. eight are at sf general, two children and six adults. three of those patients remain in critical condition. and there are two patients at stanford hospital, one in critical condition. from the first responders, flight crewmembers and even the passengers, the heroes of flight 214 look showcased in a kpix 5 special at 7:00 right here on kpix 5. nearly 10,000 marijuana plants were removed from a state park near gilroy. officials believe a mexican cartel was growing the illegal farm at the henry coe state park. the grove of plants was found in a very remote area and was airlifted out yesterday. officers didn't find any suspects. they did find a couple of rifles. total value of the plants, about $40 million. other bay area headlines. two girls accused of attacking an elderly woman on muni are now in jail. surveillance video shows two
girls punching a woman and stealing her purses. an anonymous caller turned in one suspect. the other suspect turned herself in. the america's cup top sponsor wants its money back. san francisco business times reports louis vuitton is asking for a $3 million refund because so few teams are racing. the retailer's original sponsorship was based on eight teams showing up here in san francisco, but now there are only three. one engineer is holding out hope the new bay bridge will open labor day weekend. he says a short-term fix to allow for an on-time opening. it's called shimming. basically, it means installing wedges into the bearings to hold them in place until a complete fix is finished in december. >> the contractor has the designs in front of them and as soon as we shim these pieces, we still have achieved the full seismic safety of the bridge. and we can achieve that seismic
safety within a month's time. >> professor seibel says time is of the essence because the old bay bridge is unsafe. 6:10. coming up a minivan hits a woman pushing a stroller. the jaw-dropping video when we come back. >> plus, taking a turn for the worse. the latest on country singer randy travis' health. >> it's big. it's awesome and it's fun. >> and how some bay area kids are escaping the june gloom in san francisco. >> plenty of fog around the bay area this morning especially thick even drizzle toward the coastline. will we clear things out? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and if you plan on taking mass transit this morning, so far everything is on time. a check of roadways all around the bay area. we'll get to you work on time coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
driver who backed into a won pushing a stroller with her child inside. the car dragged the stro police in michigan are looking for a driver who backed into a woman pushing a stroller with her child inside. the car dragged the stroller for a short distance before it took off. the mother suffered a scraped knee. >> did the guy know he hit her? but he stops. they release the child and as soon as the child is out the guy in the minivan takes off. baffling. >> hopefully they find the driver. we have metering lights finally turned on over at the bay bridge. turned on late this morning. it backed up early in the cash lanes so now we're jammed up solid almost to the foot of the maze. it didn't take long. no incidents though at the bay bridge. let's go check the east bay now. and here's the ride up and down through oakland, the nimitz,
everything looks good here. they cleared that overnight roadwork southbound 880 approaching high street. so now it's a nice easy ride towards oakland airport into hayward. some fog this morning in the dublin-pleasanton area at least in our traffic camera westbound 580 looking okay. this is one of the slowest drive times. it's farther east coming out of tracy 205 and through the altamont pass. one continuous long line of brake lights towards dublin- pleasanton up to 41 minutes. the only thing we had was a minor fender-bender quickly cleared out of lanes approaching hopyard. there must be activity on the right-hand shoulder because look at that red sensors approaching 680. so give yourself some extra time if your commute takes you that way. highway 4 slow-and-go. this is the usual of westbound 4 off the antioch bridge all the way to about loveridge and then things look better towards pittsburg-bay point and concord
closer towards 242. let's show you a good spot. here's milpitas westbound 237 no delay all across 237 heading towards sunnyvale and the peninsula looks good, as well. that's a check of your latest "timesaver traffic." for more on your forecast, another great start. >> yeah. very thick around the bay area more clouds this morning surging well onshore. drizzle at the coastline. summer in the bay area can be gray. today no exception. the clouds have raced inland early on today so it's going to be a cooler burnoff. slightly warmer over the weekend. the cool ocean breeze carrying with it some low clouds and fog in the bay area. in southern california we have some rain there and monsoonal moisture is work its way up in that direction so be prepared for that if you are headed in that part of the state. in northern california though should stay dry in most areas. the one exception, maybe in the high country. we could see some thunderstorms developing into yosemite.
hot 99 degrees in fresno. 91 in sacramento. and about 65 becoming partly cloudy this afternoon in the monterey bay. low clouds and fog beginning to brick up throughout the morning. then kind of hanging around the coastline then pushing back onshore overnight tonight into tomorrow morning. so the next couple of days, we are going to keep these temperatures down. still nice by the afternoon, a pleasant 81 degrees in san jose. 75 mostly sunny in san mateo. a little breezy into hayward this afternoon still 74 degrees. east bay numbers out of the 90s for now. mainly into the 80s. then inside the bay slow to break up the clouds so about 64 degrees partly cloudy skies into san francisco. should be about 71 in oakland. and about 79 becoming mostly sunny in santa rosa this afternoon. next couple of days we'll hold those temperatures down and slow warming throughout the weekend. right now looks like we keep things dry except for the drizzle toward the coastline at least the next five to seven days. but this is that time of year where you can see day after day after day of gray weather. >> and you get bored a little bit. >> no, i don't. i'm excited about this. [ laughter ] >> forecasting this fog is very difficult. >> you can't wait for winter we
we have a foot of rain. >> i can't wait for a hurricane! >> but even with the fog, right, it's summer so that means the kids, they need to get out of the house. >> oh, yeah. absolutely. good segue. >> a busy kid is a happy kid. here in san francisco there are a number of youngsters having a ball this summer. it is the salvation army's day camps to give kids a taste of the country among other things. and we think that's pretty cool. reporter: school is out and camp is on for over 41 san francisco kids who are all about to take over cupertino's blackberry farm pool. >> it's big, it's awesome and fun. it's like the only program that you get to go places. >> reporter: these six to 13- year-old kids are all part of the salvation army's crock center day camps. for less than $100 a week, these youngsters enjoy five days packed with exciting field trips from swimming to theaters arts and crafts, computer classes, hiking, you name it, it's 10 summer weeks of -- >> fun!
>> i love it. it's really fun. i like the counselors. they're really nice. it's awesome. >> reporter: what would you be doing if you weren't doing this? >> i don't know. be home and bored. >> reporter: the day camp is a kick but it also gets these kids a lift. a big summer shot of self- esteem not to mention a ticket to ride all over the bay area. is it kind of nice to get out of san francisco? >> yeah. >> reporter: how come? >> because the weather is completely different. and you get to see new people. >> they're very excited. some kids actually get ready for day camp better than they do for school. [ laughter ] >> reporter: i think it's a big hit. the crock center day camps, this week's cool camp! >> yeah! >> what's cool about your summer camp or school? submitted your nomination at our kpix.com/coolschool website and we may feature your school on the show. >> what are you reporting?
look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's.
he remains in critical condition. the 54-year-old grammy award winner was in a dallas-area hosp country singer randy travis is recovering from surgery at this hour. he remains in critical condition. the 54-year-old grammy award winner was in a dallas area hospital being treated for congestive heart failure when he had a stroke. he underwent surgery last night to relieve pressure in his brain. before the stroke, doctors said travis showed signs of improvement. good morning, everybody. baseball up top. the giants, man, ten games unde .500. mets in the getaway game yesterday, mountain cane didn't
-- matt cain didn't see it coming. shortest outing of his career as they got to him early and often. he had location issues. two-thirds of an inning before he got yanked. gave up three runs. meantime former giants prospect zach wheeler, he was traded in the carlos beltran deal a couple summers ago. 7 innings, five strikeouts. giants won 7-2. meantime, giants pitcher chad gaudin was charged with lewdness after he allegedly groped a woman at a las vegas hospital 7 months ago. his lawyer says he has information that will exonerate him. as and pirates a late start back east. 10 p.m. eastern. didn't slow down francisco liriano, six strikeouts, seven innings. pirates beat the as for the first time ever! 5-0 the final. the as have been 11-0 lifetime. mc hammer giving love to mark jackson. warriors gave him some love and picked up the option on his contract.
he will stick around calling the signals on the warriors sidelines through the 2014-2015 season. that is sports at this hour. we'll see you around. >> okay, vern. thanks. play of the day is a diving catch. this time it's aj pollack against l.a. going, going, diving, looked like coco crisp a couple of days ago. ellis and the dodgers had the last laugh beating arizona 7-5 in 14 innings and sweeping the series. look out for the dodgers they are hot. that's a great catch. they swept the series. the dodgers are hot. the giants are not. >> at least for right now. right? >> well, i hope they get better. coming up, more trouble for an embattled oakland charter school. why the fbi and irs raided the campus last night. >> plus -- >> we have people over here who are -- weren't found and they're burned really badly. >> they survived a plane crash, then dialed 911. you're going to hear the passengers' emergency called coming up. >> reporter: and i'm cate
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mallicoat. and i'm michelle griego. my baby just got taken. >> a bay area toddler snatched in oakland. >> the first 48 hours are critical. >> police and fbi agents swarm oakland with search dogs and helicopters. >> 911 emergency, what are you reporting? >> for the first time 911 calls from flight 214. >> we are now hearing the voices of passengers call for help. >> there are no ambulances here. we have been on the ground 20 minutes. >> critical injuries. >> hello? >> the flight crew told told
the flight attendant not to anyone nature an evacuation. -- the flight attendant not to initiate an evacuation. >> even though he has had a horrendous history it's all different now. >> one of the state's most notorious rapists is getting out of the prison. >> closing arguments start today in the george zimmerman murder trial. >> unless there is border security first, there will be no bill. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org good morning. it's thursday, july 11. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:30. let's get a look at the weather. a little bit foggy. when is that lifting? >> maybe in fall. [ laughter ] >> how about that? [ laughter ] >> september. >> we are kind of locked into that pattern right now. summer pattern so we know that pretty well here in the bay area. low clouds and fog surging onshore, slow to break up today. thick enough this morning we are seeing some drizzle at the
coastline. we have some rain some of that monsoonal moisture making its way into southern california. out over the bay right now we have a gray start to the day and temperatures cooler today so that cooler sea breeze kicking in off the coastline that's going to help to drop the highs outside around the bay area. you will find some sunshine and some 80s showing up in some of the valleys a few 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s, cloudy skies, continuing out toward the coastline. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. 580 is the problem spot this morning. an earlier crash at the dublin interchange westbound has been cleared for a long time. it's approaching hopyard but it really messed up the commute westbound. it's now jammed up to about 52 minutes from the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. it's a bottleneck though from greenville all the way towards 680. you can see some of those speed sensors are all in the teens right now. another problem spot the bay bridge. we had an earlier fender-bender right past the pay gates. we can see emergency crews heading to the scene earlier. it was quickly cleared out of
the way out of lanes. unfortunately, it is still stacked up well into the macarthur maze. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. [ no microphone ] police are searching for a toddler missing for nearly 20 hours. the girl's father called police yesterday morning saying she disappeared after he left her in his suv parked at international boulevard and 79th avenue. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in oakland this morning. police are searching a number of spots, cate, including the father's home. >> reporter: we were here when investigators started their search again this morning but we want to show you fresh video we just shot just a few moments ago. all of those police cars that were staged outside the home, they were staged here all night, have left. now, what we were here for about a half hour ago, we also have some video of some search dogs entering the little girl's home. we saw two dogs go inside and
back out. it appears the search effort is continuing for 21-month-old daphne viola. her father john webb says he was running into a corner store to grab an energy drink when he got back to the car, he told police his mother with dementia was still inside but daphne wasn't in her car seat. oakland police say witnesses nearby were able to provide a suspect description. >> the suspect is described as a female african-american, 30 to 40 years old, she could possibly be hispanic, as well. >> reporter: fbi and police spent hours combing oakland's estuary with search dogs and helicopters as well as an extensive search of where the child was last seen. efforts shifted to daphne's home. there are police cars in the area. they have been here all night. that search started this morning with two search dogs entering john webb, her father's home. he is not a suspect in this
case. but police are asking anyone who has seen the little girl with her father in the past 30 days to please come forward. live in oakland, michelle, back to you. >> cate, did those search efforts turn up any new information? >> reporter: at this point, michelle, we are not sure. again, as we mentioned, the police cars just left. we are trying to get in touch with oakland police and we'll have that update as soon as we have it. >> thank you, cate caugiran live in oakland. the clean-up effort at the scene of saturday's deadly plane crash slowly beginning now. for the time being workers are only removing smile items not needed for the investigation. it's still not clear how long the bulk. wreckage will remain or when that runway can reopen again. the pilot has told the ntsb he was temporarily blinded by a bright flash of light about 34 seconds before impact. earlier we talked to deborah
hersman of the ntsb and asked her the source of the light. >> he stated he saw something bright. they asked him what it was, to describe it, if it was a laser. he said it was not a laser. they asked him if he could see. he said when he look back in the cockpit he could see instruments fine. we think it was temporary. >> hersman says the ntsb is continuing to look into emergency response times on the runway and they have returned control of that runway by the way back to sfo last night to make way now for the clean-up. many of the survivors returned to the crash site yesterday all wearing white. they gathered on the runway to honor the victims. 911 calls are painting a coyotic picture on runway 28- left as dozens of passengers made pleas for help fearing rescuers missed them. kpix 5's joe vazquez with the
frantic call. >> we are at the san francisco international airport and we are just in a plane crash. francisco international airport and we just got in a plane crash. a lot of people need help. if there's any way an ambulance could be set. >> are you with a lot of the ambulances that are there? >> no they are not. we have people over here who weren't found and they're burned really badly. >> reporter: as time goes by the passengers grow more emotional while firefighters are focusing on dousing the flames, what the callers don't know is that the ambulances have been ordered to stage quite a distance away at a safe triage zone in case the plane explodes.
>> reporter: the fire department has not provided an official timeline. we looked over the amateur video. it was at least 20 minutes before ambulances were waved in. they eventually took more than 180 passengers to local hospitals. i'm joe vazquez, kpix 5. six days of delays and cancellations are expected if you are headed to sfo. we just checked in, so far
there are some significant ground delays lasting two hours and 30 plus minutes. check with your airline to see if your flight might be affected. first responders, the flight crewmembers and even the passengers have all shared their amazing stories of survival and courage this week. tonight we are going to honor the heroes of flight 214 in a special program that starts at 7:00 right here on kpix 5. checking bay area headlines, today defense attorneys will ask a jury to acquit the man accused in the richmond high gang-rape case. marcelles peter showed little emotion in the closing argument. he was alleged to have raped a girl at a school dance in 2009. peter says he left before the attack. he faces a life sentence if convicted. the fbi and irs raided the oakland campuses of the american indian charter schools. yesterday's operation part of a criminal investigation into alleged financial improprieties. the oakland school board ordered the schools to be closed this past march but the administrators are appealing.
a 2-year-old is the inspiration for a blood drive in antioch today. matthew ouimet received a liver and kidney transplant last month because he had been born with a liver disease. the drive is at st. ignatius catholic church on contra loma boulevard from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight. washed away. dramatic video of cars caught in a mud slide. why the area is prone to disasters. >> calling for calm how florida police prepare for the george zimmerman trial wraps up. >> and the market opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the numbers. looks like we're having a very good day up nearly 150 points. the dow. we're going to crunch the numbers with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks coming up. ,, ,,
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50 people are likely dead in craned after train derailment. 20 people are confirmed dead and 30 more are missing. the oil tanker train crashed and exploded into flames on saturday. today the train company's ceo plans to meet with residents and the town's mayor. yesterday, he faced outraged neighbors when he visited the town. >> i understand the extreme anger. beyond that, i will do what we can to address the issues here. we can't roll back time. >> the ceo says the train's engineer is facing a criminal investigation. huge mud slide trapped about 20 cars on a colorado highway sweeping out at least one of them down the road. check it out. it happened yesterday outside colorado springs. crews had to use bulldozers to clean it up. they opened u.s. 24 a couple of hours later. more than a half inch of rain fell in 10 minutes in that area. check this out. a huge wall of dust known as a haboob rolled through southern
arizona yesterday. this is about an hour south of phoenix. apparently winds from thunderstorms kicked up all the dust. at one point visibility was less than a quarter mile. dust storms are pretty common during the arizona monsoon season. so keep the windows rolled up. seeing all this severe weather video, every time i see it i feel lucky to be here. >> what's the name of that dust storm? >> haboob. >> very common in arizona. gets very dry and thunderstorms and boy, those winds whipping up all that dust outside. but you guys don't want me to go on, do you? >> go to your room! >> get to weather! [ laughter ] around the bay area, low clouds and fog surging onshore this morning. boy, it's very thick out there. some drizzle as you approach the coastline. it's going to be slow to break up today. temperatures cooler and high pressure building in over the weekend and the temperatures should warm up at least a few degrees. but today, a cool sea breeze is blowing carrying with it low clouds and fog even further
into some of the valleys. delays at sfo of over 2.5 hours so you can expect that to continue for today. by the afternoon becoming mostly sunny and about 69 degrees. around the country a chance of some thunderstorms into houston an denver. thunderstorms and delays in new york possible. fog pulling back to the coastline today but patchy fog surging onshore tonight and tomorrow so more drizzle again. the temperatures will stay down but pretty typical for a summer day. 87 in livermore but only about 63 degrees in pacifica and cloudy skies. next couple of days, we'll keep those temperatures down warming up slightly for the weekend. then it looks like holding steady into next week. all right. let's check the roads now with elizabeth. >> and we are getting word of a new crash this time in san lorenzo. motorcycle down in one lane blocking one of the lanes. southbound traffic backing up and even past the accident scene it continues to be heavy all the way down towards the exit for the san mateo bridge.
westbound 580 a problem spot since early this morning. we had a crash approaching the dublin interchange approaching hacienda. speeds are slow even though it's out of lanes. 26 miles per hour jammed solid through the livermore valley. again that drive time is nearly an hour out of the altamont pass and the delays actually begin in tracy. our good spots the nimitz in oakland once you get past that accident scene, so 238 to the maze 16 minutes and the eastshore freeway no delay there either. everything is quiet. also want to mention the peninsula. 65, 61 miles per hour so 101 and 280 both moving at top speeds from san mateo county all the way towards san francisco. let's check the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are turned on at 6:06 a.m. and you're just seeing your usual delays right now after an early-morning fender-bender. it is stacked up through the maze. back to you. >> thank you. new jobless claims are down over the last year.
but they spiked in the latest report. here now to chat about it kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank. good morning, michelle. not the best news for people looking for work right now. but the labor department says that first time weekly unemployment claims spike higher by 16,000 to 360,000, four-week average was also up to just under 352,000. these numbers are still in an area suggesting more hiring than firing. but not the kind of trend you want to see started. better news when it comes to the housing market. its recovery has been strong over the past year or so. and realtytrac is reporting that in june, all foreclosure activity fell by 35% from the year earlier to its lowest level since december of 2006. that will continue to aid in the recovery as more people are able to put their homes on the market and get those foreclosed properties out of the pipeline. the market off to a really good start this morning thanks to fed chairman ben bernanke after he reassured investors
that even when the fed starts to taper monthly bond purchases it will continue to provide some stimulus to make sure the economy is doing better so the jobless claim isn't fazing the market this morning because the fed will have to wait longer until job growth is stronger before it can pull back on its stimulus plan. let's look at the big board right now. the dow is gaining 136 points. nasdaq moving up by 36 and the s&p 500 up by 15 points. michelle and frank, back to you. >> good across the board. thank you, kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. target is at the center of a racial discrimination lawsuit. three former workers say they were fired from a distribution center in yolo county in 2011 and 2012. the suit says they endured racial slurs and were eventually fired because they are hispanic. they say an official looking labor relations document pointed out differences among hispanics of different countries. >> they don't all wear sombreros.
what kind of tip is that? >> in a statement target said, "this document which is used during conversations at one distribution center was never part of any formal or company- wide training." the state collected about $1 billion more in tax revenue last month than governor brown had predicted. according to the state controller, the last fiscal year ended $2 billion ahead of expectations. the controller says rising employment, economic expansion and tax increases have generated the money. governor brown is making one final push to delay a court order to release nearly 10,000 inmates by the end of the year. he has now made a plea to the supreme court judge to delay the order all part of an effort to improve conditions at prisons. if the judge refuses to intervene, the state will begin freeing inmates by the end of the year. president obama and former president bush are putting pressure on lawmakers to pass immigration reform legislation. gop members met for more than
two hours to discuss the topic yesterday. republicans largely agree on border security but they seem to be split 50/50 on the issue of citizenship. >> i will not under any circumstances either reward or ratify illegal conduct with my vote. >> the senate has already passed a bill paving the way to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. the first votes on the immigration reform in the house are not expected until september. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." >> anthony mason joins us now live from new york. he is in the big chair this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we'll hear more of the dramatic 911 calls from passengers aboard asiana flight 214. plus, she has been the round the clock face of the crash investigation since the moment it happened. ntsb chair deborah hersman has a fascinating story. the married mother of three lived in jordan and spain before working in politics on capitol hill. you will learn all about her plus why her way of doing things is bringing praise and
scrutiny. the news is back in the morning, frank and michelle. we'll see you at 7:00. >> anthony, we talk to her every morning and she is very meticulous, you can tell, and very detailed and forthcoming with all the details. >> i had lunch with a friend just yesterday, i bet we spent 15 minutes just talking about her. we googled her to get her information. she is so impressive. so we look forward to that all coming up at 7:00. >> reporter: see you then. >> sounds good. thank you. a live look inside the george zimmerman murder trial in sanford, florida. both sides are expected to give their closing arguments today. i believe they are on recess right now. zimmerman is accused of shooting and killing unarmed teen trayvon martin in a florida neighborhood last year. the defense rested its case yesterday without the defendant taking the stand. the question of whether or not zimmerman would testify led to a heated exchange between the judge and the defense attorneys. listen in. >> and have you made a decision, sir, as to whether or not you want to testify -- >> your honor, i object to the
question. >> okay. overruled. have you made a decision as to whether or not you want to testify in the case? >> i -- i object to that question. i think that's -- >> overruled. the court is entitled to inquire if mr. simpler man has determined to testify. mr. zimmerman, have you made a decision as to whether or not you want to testify in this case? >> zimmerman claims self- defense around is charged with second-degree murder looking at 25 to life if convicted. the judge could ask the jury to consider lesser charges like manslaughter. i'm cate caugiran live in oakland. coming up on kpix 5, fbi and police are back searching for that missing toddler. we'll tell you where they are focusing their search efforts this morning. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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all night and then all of tm left about 30 minutes ago. don't know what the search efforts have turned up. vo: search we saw two search doo in and out of the house with several officers. vo: little girl the girl's dad, john wb says to the c welcome back. we have an update for you on that search for the missing oakland toddler. police officers were just outside her home a few moments ago. so the search is back on. they were just here search her father's home a few moments ago. let's look at some video we shot. officers were staged outside all night and then all of them left about 30 minutes ago. we don't know what the search efforts have turned up or what investigators have learned. about an hour ago, we saw two search dogs go in and out of the house with several officers. the girl's father, john webb, says he was making a quick run to the corner store to get an energy drink yesterday at 11:00. he left 21-month-old daphne inside his suv with a disabled relative. when he got back, the little girl was gone. police say at this point the father is not a suspect. however, they are asking
anybody who has seen little daphne with her dad in the past 30 days to please come forward to police. reporting live in oakland, cate caugiran, kpix 5. sfo is back in control of the runway where asiana flight 214 crashed saturday. the ntsb turned over control of the crash site last night. the ntsb says after nearly a week the investigation remains in its early stages. the piloted who landed the plane said he was blinded by a bright light shortly before landing. but the ntsb told us this morning it's unclear what could have caused that light. they plan another news conference at 2:00 this afternoon. hopefully we'll get more details. 6:57. time for a little traffic and weather. a little dewy out there. >> summer in the break the fog is back and windshield wipers going toward the coastline. plenty of gray skies early on and drizzle at the beaches. this afternoon we are going to clear things out a little bit. temperatures cooler start to the day. so i think the numbers going to stay down, the stronger sea
breeze carrying some of the fog to many of the valleys but by the afternoon lots of sunshine there some 80s inland 70s a few 80s around the bay and 60s at the coast. next couple of days we'll keep those temperatures down, slow warming over the weekend. >> and we still have this crash unfortunately in san lorenzo still blocking one lane. it was a motorcycle accident southbound 880 approaching lewelling boulevard. we are not sure yet about the extent of injuries. but we can slowly see our traffic sensors turning yellow. it is backed up now into san leandro. also seeing some slowdowns for the silicon valley ride westbound 237 a little backed up there as you leave milpitas heading towards sunnyvale but the worst drive time is still that ride out of the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange. up to 53 minutes now. so if you drive that every morning give yourself some extra time. it's all because of an earlier crash approaching the dublin interchange. it cleared quickly but there must have been activity lingering on the right-hand shoulder. 880 in oakland and the eastshore freeway both doing well. >> all right, liz. thank you. i thought i was having a
bad hair day today. >> well -- >> until i saw this video. [ laughter ] >> frank is giving us advice. >> not standing under running water. need to use a towel to help get some of the dirt out. >> that's cool. that's a nasa astronaut washing her hair in outer space. she, of course, one of the crewmembers of exhibition 36 posted the video on youtube explaining how do you wash your hair when you're on the international space station? the trick is to get water and shampoo to stick to the hair before it floats off. where does it go if it floats off? >> funny. >> i don't know. >> mess in the shuttle. >> remember those troll dolls? that's what it looks like. [ laughter ] >> i know. a lot of the women who go up there, the female astronauts, they usually french braid their hair or put it ponytail. >> that's a good look. >> she should keep it like that. thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. your next local update is 7:25. >> "cbs this morning" is coming up next.
captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, july 11, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." dramatic 911 calls. their chilling pleas and stunning details of why they were kept on the plane. >> the george zimmerman murder trial is back under way this morning withe iing arguments set to begin. >> inside the secret office where hillary clinton's presidential bid could be starting. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> what is your decision, sir? >> after consulting with counsel, not to testify, your honor. >> the defense rests in the