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southbound 680. this is in walnut creek. we are still seeing some big delays. how far we're seeing gridlock? we'll let you know coming up. >> good morning it's wednesday, july 17. good to have you with us, i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. let's get right to lawrence and talk a little bit about this heat wave. >> yeah, guys. we are going to crank up the temperatures starting today. of course very gloomy around the bay area the last couple of days but now the sun, well, it's rising and looking good as we are going to see more sun on the way although we are starting out with some low clouds and fog extending well into the bay this morning. you might think it's going to be a similar day but a strong ridge of high pressure is building in overhead so temperatures are mild this morning. we have 50s and low 60s outside already. by the afternoon, it is going to be running much warmer than yesterday. in fact, yesterday we topped out in the 60s and 70s. today, moving well into the 80s. 90 degrees into livermore. i think we could get near triple digits as we head toward the weekend. we'll have more on that in a moment. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. we want to start off with a look at the bay bridge toll
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plaza. the delays are not bad so far this morning. about 5 minutes ago there was no traffic and in the last few minutes we see some backups in the middle of the parking lot. they may have activated the metering lights. we'll let you know in the next traffic report. here's a live look at our maps. our sensors, all lanes are now back open of there was a traffic alert in walnut creek we had two separate crashes one at north main and another approaching 24. everything is off to the shoulder but we are still seeing a lot of gridlock as far back as pleasant hill. westbound 580 slow and go this morning out of the altamont pass. 31 minutes towards the dublin interchange. bart, muni, caltrain and ace all on time. that's traffic. back to you. >> thank you. we're following breaking news out of san jose. a police officer shot and killed a pit bull. kpix 5's cate caugiran is gathering more information. she joins us live at the scene. and i understand, cate, police say the dog bit one of the
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officers? >> reporter: frank, we're learning the reason officers were here in the first place is because of a follow-up investigation into stolen mail and now they are continuing the investigation. but just a few moments ago -- we want to show you this video -- we saw san jose police handcuff this man and put him into a police car. we are not sure of his involvement in this case. before that, we caught up with the owner of that dog shot and killed. this was your dog, ma'am? >> yes. >> reporter: shot and killed your dog. yes. >> reporter: did you answer the door when officers came here? >> no. [ crying ] >> reporter: that woman identified herself as shauna. this whole investigation started at around 1:30 when witnesses saw three suspects steal mail from an apartment complex about 4 miles from here and drive away. police tracked the license plate.
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they came here and knocked on the door. they found out the owner was on searchable probation. the woman answered the door, the pit bull came out of the basement and bit the officer in the lower left leg and the other officer shot and killed the dog. the officer is now recovering at a local hospital. san jose police say he suffered nonlife-threatening injuries and is expected to be okay. live in san jose, cate caugiran, kpix 5. today marks a week since 21- month-old daphne webb was reported missing. her father called police last wednesday saying someone abducted her from his suv at 79th avenue and international boulevard. tonight a candlelight vigil will be held at 79th and international boulevard where the girl's father said the girl was last seen inside his suv. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec reports oakland this morning where most of the family gathered yesterday. they have a lot of questions today. >> reporter: good morning. yes. searchers and police are really trying to establish this morning a timeline for when little daphne and her father were last seen together sometimes over the last two weeks.
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many of daphne's family gathered together last night. she has been missing since last week when her father says someone kidnapped her from his car while he went to the store to grab a drink. the father was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment but released. police say he is not a suspect in daphne's disappearance but he was noticeably absent from yesterday's family gathering. our linda yee asked marc klaas about that. he is helping the family with the search. >> you have to know when the last time the child was seen. >> reporter: it implies you suspect of father of having something to do with the disappearance. >> it implies we need to find someone who saw the child since the 27th. that's what it means. you can read what you want into it, linda. i think that already a lot of suspicions out there. and they need to be either alleviated or confirmed. >> reporter: are you suspicious? >> sure. >> reporter: now, in the meantime, searchers have scoured the waterways in the area.
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they have put flyers up in the neighborhood and police are asking anyone who saw daphne or her father in the last two weeks to come forward. that father says he doesn't know who might have seen them together. he says he has mainly stayed home with daphne during that time period. the fbi is now helping in the search for daphne. back to you. >> all right. anne makovec live for us this morning in oakland, thank you. daphne is 2 feet tall, 30 pounds, missing part of her left ear. oakland police officers outnumbered protestors in the fourth night of demonstrations fourth night of demonstrations after the verdict in the george zimmerman trial. the protests were peaceful much of the night. our cameras did capture a brief clash with officers when police asked the group to turn down a loudspeaker. an oakland organization that gives a voice to young people is dealing with damage from vandals. youth radio needs $15,000 to replace windows that were smashed monday night. a youth radio personality says he doesn't think the vandals knew the group works to tell the stories of young people.
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>> the greatest takeaway from the trayvon martin case is that not everyone looks at young black men as human beings. >> despite the damage, youth radio opens its summer classes as yesterday yesterday. u.s. attorney general eric holder is calling florida's "stand your ground" law senseless. similar laws are in effect in 26 states. the measure states a person who is threatened can stand his ground and fight back. speaking at the naacp convention in florida, holder said it's time to question such laws. he talked about his experience of getting pulled over twice. cleveland man arrested for holding three women captive for more than a decade and raping them is now facing more charges. ariel castro will be arraigned on an additional 977 counts of kidnapping, rape, child
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endangerment and ayou will sa. a 329-count indictment has been filed against him. among the charges, 53-year-old is accused of murder for terminating a pregnancy of one of his victims. boston bombing suspect dzhokhar tsarnaev will appear on the cover of rolling stone magazine. the cover features a self- portrait of tsarnaev with shaggy hair labeled as "the bomber." the cover is sparking outrage. three people were killed, more than 200 injured in the marathon bombings in april. the magazine will hit newsstands august 3. one of two juries on an east bay rape trial has reached a verdict. the judge has sealed the verdict that has been reached. the second jury will resume deliberations this morning. two men tried in the same courtroom before two different juries. they are accused in the gang- rape of a 16-year-old on the richmond high school campus in 2009. a state committee is calling on pg&e to pay a record fine for the deadly pipeline explosion in san bruno.
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the total amount of the penalty is still $2.25 billion. but under the new plan, at least $300 million of that would be paid as a fine to the state's general fund. it would not be tax-deductible. most of the remaining money would go toward gas pipeline upgrades, easing the financial burden on ratepayers. >> our shareholders have already been committed to roughly $2 billion and that would actually take combined with what the cpuc proposed today would take us above $4 billion and that's 40 times higher than the highest penalty ever assessed. >> the public utilities commission is expected to vote on the plan before the end of the year. a former marin county sanitation executive is busted in an exotic beach town in the philippines. brett richards is charged with embezzlement, money laundering and other felonies. he was general manager of the ross valley sanitation district in 2012. arrangements are under way to return him to marin county. the charges stem from a
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$350,000 housing loan that was never used for housing. state workers will be out to kill a destructive pest in san jose today. guava fruit flies were found in the city's mayfair neighborhood. crews will lay out traps throughout the area later this morning. the flies feed on citrus, tomatoes and other plants. california department of food and agriculture hopes to kill the pests before they can do serious damage to the crops. >> a fly can't fly here from india or pakistan or thailand. it could easily be transported in fruit. the eggs would hatch and they are like maggots, they eat the inside of the fruit. >> crews will begin a 13-square-mile eradication treatment this morning covering the area between berryessa and white roads and tully road. and 14th street. workers will use bait traps to catch the flies. other people in this world, you know, i mean help other people what we do. >> a subway rider rushes to
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help a woman who fell off the platform. what he did before jumping on the tracks that saved her life. >> we have been getting calls from couples in alabama, utah, arizona. >> a big rush to the altar. how same-sex weddings are turning into a shot in the arm for california's economy. >> and why mcdonald's is telling its workers to get a second job. starting out with fog this morning but get ready, we have some hot temperatures coming in our direction. we'll tell you all about it coming up. >> and the metering lights are now on over at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic filling in especially in the middle lanes. your worst traffic trouble spots we'll let you know what they are coming up. ,,,,
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who fell from the tracks. surveillance video shows a n spinning aro a subway passenger is
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being called a hero for saving a woman who fell on the tracks. surveillance video shows a woman spinning around yesterday inside a philadelphia subway station. then she suddenly falls off the platform. another camera shows the man calling for help at an emergency call box. then he jumped on the tracks. >> hope that they got the train off in time because i was scared that the train was going to come. >> the man stayed with her until police and medics arrived. the woman has a medical condition. the guy thought quickly. bay area headlines now on this wednesday. the public can weigh in tonight on plans to improve san francisco's congested market street. the public works department wants to make the street more inviting and efficient for pedestrians, cyclists and transit passengers. tonight's workshop starts at 8:30 at the park 55 hotel. as the parking spaces in san francisco weren't already scarce, there could be hundreds fewer by early next year. yesterday, the mta moved ahead
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with a two-year trial plan to reserve up to 900 on-street spaces for car sharing vehicles. public hearings about specific locations will have to be held before the plan goes up for final approval. perfect segue to traffic, liz. take it away. >> unfortunately, looks like a parking lot in parts of walnut creek. it's because of this earlier traffic alert on southbound 680. our latest traffic sensors showing a lot of revved. we have seen some improvement n last couple of minutes. all lanes are open but it is still gridlocked from at least pleasant hill, looks like towards 242. the one accident was approaching 24. there was another one at north main. it took a while to clear because some tow crews were actually stuck in the backup. it's also sluggish this morning coming out of the altamont pass. that drive time is up to 36 minutes now so there were no incident. it's just your usual traffic coming out of tracy and continuing heavy all the way to about vasco. and then we see some improvement in the westbound
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lanes. there's some roadwork in the eastbound lanes of 580. mass transit good to go, bart, muni, caltrain and ace all on time. we'll take you outside show you a couple of our live traffic cameras so obviously the metering lights have been turned on now over at the bay bridge. we are seeing backups at the 880 overcrossing 10 to 15 minutes to get on the span. on the bridge, things are fine especially past treasure island. east bay 880, nimitz freeway we had some overnight roadwork from hayward towards oakland earlier but that's cleared. so it's a smooth ride towards oakland airport. that's your latest "timesaver traffic." things are heating up. lawrence has the forecast. >> we are going to see a lot of sunshine toward the afternoon. temperatures will really heat up especially inland along the coastline. we have some low clouds and fog even into the afternoon. starting out with gray skies for most folks this morning.
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some mild temperatures to begin with. by the afternoon, more sunshine on the way. and those numbers going to be pushing 90 degrees as we head in toward the afternoon and hot days are ahead. high pressure now building in out of the desert southwest again as it moves back toward the coastline. anywhere away from the immediate coastline going to see some very hot temperatures. so the warming trend a little heat wave coming toward the weekend. high pressure overhead that means it's going to compress this marine layer meaning the fog will burn off earlier and more sunshine and with that in mind these temperatures are going to start to warm up throughout the bay area. so numbers around the state today, about 99 degrees in fresno, 66 monterey bay, 81 lake tahoe. around the bay numbers warming up, 88 in livermore, 87 in concord, 83 napa valley. next couple of days we crank up the temperatures. threatening to get triple digits as we head in towards saturday and sunday. next week more clouds and
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cooling temperatures. >> 99? you can't put a triple-digit there? >> i couldn't go for it. but it's going to be close. i wouldn't be surprised if we saw a few. >> thank you. legalizing gay marriage in england now rests in the queen's hands. the country's lawmakers passed the bill paving the way for same-sex marriage. all that piece of legislation needs now is queen elizabeth's signature to become law. similar law up in scotland is expected to make gay marriage legal there by the year 2015. >> the number of applications for marriage licenses in the bay area has doubled in the past month. on the consumerwatch, sue kwon on how much money same-sex marriages are pouring into the local economy. new business from same-sex couples across the state and elsewhere. >> that's rather meek. >> a ucla study found over the next three years, california could gain about $500 million in new business all from same- sex couples from across the state and elsewhere.
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>> we have been getting calls from states where it's not legal. >> it will have a positive impact on the economy. >> about 37,000 couples all expected to marry here in california over the next three years. mcdonald's is telling its workers to get a second job. mcdonald's has a new website to help employees with their financial planning. its sample budget lists incomes from a first and second job and suggests a $20 a month health insurance payment and $150 to operate a car each month. there was once a young man from nantucket who wrestled a 7- pound shark. why he said he let the big one get away. coming up. good morning. i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, why the as starter bartolo colon is sleeping a little better tonight and a hero's sendoff for the all-time king of the all-star game coming up. ,,
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clouds early on, hot weather to come. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and things quieting down on some of the freeways after a couple of traffic alerts and accidents right now, things are pretty much at the limit especially across the golden gate bridge or the dublin- pleasanton commute. things are stacking up at the bay bridge. we'll have more "timesaver traffic" coming up. good morning, everyone. mariano rivera has been to 13 all-star games and last night was his final one. the very classy move, rivera was given a proper sendoff in new york. just three hits for bruce bochy's national league squad a feeling he knows too well. american league up in the sixth. mccutcheon was struck out and the lead was preserved. kirchner drove in a run with a base hit.
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3-0 american league in the 8th inning. mariano rivera was summoned from the bullpen in the 8th. he was the only player on the field when he warmed up in his final all-star appearance. he pitched a perfect inning to set up the american league shutout 3-0. he got the game's mvp and corvette to go with it. 20 players are expected to be suspended after the all-star break for a link to steroids. according to the major league union leader those suspensions now won't happen until next year. that is good news for the as and bartolo colon. gold cup soccer to whet your appetite for the world cup next year. the u.s. playing costa rica. donovan with the game's only goal. the u.s. advances to the gold cup quarters where they will play el salvador. that's it for sports, everybody. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. thank you, dennis. back to major league baseball's all-star game. in new york, play of the day,
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baltimore orioles ma chad doe at third, will he get him at first? you better believe it! the play of the day. great defensive gem. not a lot of hits in this. we'll grab that and run with it. the american league won 3-0. a nantucket man's fishing trip changed from angling to shark wrangling. take a look, elliott was surf casting when he reeled in a 7- foot shark. an experienced shark man, he ran into the surf, grabbed the shark by the tail and wrestled it to the beach. after some photos, the shark was released back into the ocean. >> you sure he is a fisherman or weightlifter? he's a stud! >> exactly. >> he pulled him out by his tail. >> and' has the video. that's --and he has the video. that's the best part. usually with fish stories, you don't have anything. he let the shark go. but had to take a few pictures before. >> is it me or is that one fit fisher man? >> very fit.
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>> took him 45 minutes to bring it in. >> coming up, the man with no memory. a navy vet wakes up in a motel room speaking swedish. we are slowly unraveling clues about his past coming your way. >> how a price dispute led to the deadly rampage at a san francisco jewelrymart. i'm cate caugiran live in san jose. a police officer shot and killed a pit bull. coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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riot police face off with protestors for a fourth night in oakland. >> far more police than protestors out here. >> oakland businesses are trying to pick up the pieces. >> we are in the eye of the storm.
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>> i told my mama, she's dead. >> new evidence in the deadly attack at a san francisco jewelry store. >> it looks like the motive for murder wasn't robbery but a dispute over a few hundred dollars. >> we actually have excellent video. >> these past few days have been the worst nightmare of any parent and for me as baby daphne's grandfather. >> a family pleads for help to find a missing oakland toddler. >> we need to find people that have seen the child over the course of the last several weeks. >> this really is a train wreck. >> the house will have another vote today on the affordable care act. >> voted to repeal it 40 times. what's happened 40 times? of course it's failed. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, it's wednesday , july 17. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 6:30 now on your wednesday.
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and we begin with breaking news, gathering new information involving news from san jose. a police officer shot and killed a pit bull north of downtown. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is there and you saw a man taken away in handcuffs. >> reporter: i did. but at this point, we're not sure about his involvement in this case. but officers have reopened up the roads in this area. look at this video. we caught it with our cameras. we saw the man being handcuffed and taken away and just before that, we also caught up with the owner of the dog. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: the woman identified herself as a resident who lives in the same house as that woman. he tells us that the dog's name is bully and he kept his distance from him. we're also learning that the reason the officers -- [overlapping speakers] -- >> reporter: -- were here in the first place was because of
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a follow-up investigation into stolen mail. witnesses saw three suspects steal mail from an apartment complex about four miles from here and drive away. police tracked the license plate to this house near third and empire. when they knock on the door a woman answered. as officers were talking to her, they say a pit bull came out of the basement and bit the officer in his lower left leg. you can see that house live out here and the other officers shot and killed that dog. that officer is now recovering at a local hospital. san jose police say he suffered nonlife-threatening injuries and is expected to be okay. live in san jose, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you. new details are revealed in the stabbing and shooting spree at a san francisco jewelry store. police say it all started with a dispute over a $300 refund. a girl was working at victoga inside the jewelrymart complex. she and another girl were killed there on friday. investigators say the gunman was upset about a $300 difference in a refund.
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they say surveillance video of the murders is chilling and it paints a clear picture of the terror inside the store. >> he proceeds to knife her, he slashes her throat, we can actually see her going down to the ground and dying. >> 23-year-old barry white, jr., is charged with two counts of murder and 7 counts of attempted murder. it's a mystery for a week. what happened to an oakland toddler whose father reported her missing? 21-month-old daphne webb disappeared last wednesday. tonight a candlelight vigil will be held at 79th and international boulevard. that's where the girl as father says she was kidnapped. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is following this developing story in oakland where the child's family has questions. >> reporter: investigators are having a lot of trouble right now placing a timeline as to when daphne and her father were last seen by anyone together. they are trying to figure out when that might have been over
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the last two weeks. many of daphne's family members gathered last night praying, asking the public to help find her. she has been missing since last week when her father says someone stole her out of his suv while went in a store to grab a drink. that father john webb was then arrested on suspicion of child endangerment but released. police say he is not a suspect in the disappearance. he was not asked last night to come to the event. the family says they want the focus of the search on bringing daphne home rather than their family troubles. >> these past few days have been the worst nightmare of any parent and for me as baby daphne's grandfather. >> the search has been going on in local waterways. people have been putting up flyers in the neighborhood where she was last seen. police are asking nip who saw daphne or -- are asking anyone who saw daphne or her father over the past two weeks to come forward. the father says he doesn't know who might have seen them together because she lived with him and he says he mainly just stayed home with her.
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the fbi is now helping in the search. live in oakland, anne makovec, kpix 5. >> daphne is 2 feet tall and weighs about 30 pounds. she has short black curley hair and is missing part of her left ear. oakland police officers outnumbered protestors in the fourth night of demonstrations after the verdict in that george zimmerman trial. the protests were peaceful for much of the night. our cameras did capture a brief clash with officers when police asked the group to turn down a loudspeaker. juror b37 telling cnn's anderson cooper she felt zimmerman made mistakes but she felt he had no choice but to pull the trigger during his struggle with trayvon martin. >> i'm 101% that he was -- that he should have done what he did except for the things that he did before. >> you mean he shouldn't have gotten out of the car, he shouldn't have, uhm, pursued trayvon martin, but in the final analysis, in the final
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struggle -- >> when the end came the end -- >> he was justified. >> he was justified in shooting trayvon martin. >> four other jurors do not agree with her. they released this statement saying, juror b37 is not speaking on their behalf. the statement went on to say in the end, we did what the law required us to do. healthcare reform is back on the front burner on capitol hill today. the house is expected to vote to delay portions of president obama's program. the republican majority wants to postpone two key mandates, one that requires americans to purchase insurance, and one that requires employers to offer insurance to full-time workers. democrats are urging republicans to work with them to fix any problems. >> they should just get real and understand this is a law that's important and we -- they need to work with us to improve it. >> the white house has already announced a one-year delay on the employer mandate to give companies more time to "adjust." and this just in. queen elizabeth ii gives her
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approval less than 10 minutes ago legalizing same-sex marriage in england. the country's lawmakers passed the bill paving the way for same-sex marriage and all it needed was her signature. now they got it. a similar law in scotland is expected to make gay marriage legal there by 2015. 6:37. another check of weather and i think you said earlier in the show that clothes might be optional in some areas? >> i think so. maybe not at the coastline but boy, by the valleys this weekend, pushing triple digits. >> hot. >> getting hot in spots. today we'll watch the temperatures heating up outside as looks like high pressure now building in overhead. some sunshine from our mount vaca cam. a good part of the bay though still looking at low clouds and fog this morning. we'll see more sunshine as we head into the afternoon. the numbers now milder than yesterday to begin with, 50s and low 60s. by the afternoon, these numbers 89 degrees in morgan hill, 80 san jose. east bay much warmer, 88 in
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livermore, 88 also in antioch, and about 87 degrees in concord. inside the bay we'll see some sunshine and 70 degrees in oakland. more on that heat wave coming. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. for a while we were kind of concerned we were getting word of an accident on the lower deck of the bay bridge but it looks like it's already cleared. with eastbound 80, just past treasure island, as you can see, so far no delay on our sensors. it looks like it was just cleared out of lanes. let's check the bay bridge toll plaza. westbound traffic in the commute direction is backing up to about the foot of the maze. the metering lights were turned on just after 6:00 or right before 6:00 this morning, actually. so yeah, that's about 20 minutes to get on the bridge. then on the upper deck it's fine and the san mateo bridge commute is off to a great start here. the right side of your screen, that's the commute direction westbound 92. it's a nice drive out of hayward. that's traffic. back to you guys >> thank you. four pilots from asiana flight 214 are in the hospital in south korea. they are being treated for
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injuries from the crash at sfo and for psychological trauma. south korean authorities are now questioning the pilots about that crash-landing. "wall street journal" says the pilots expressed concern though about being criminally charged. south korean law allows prison sentences up to three years for pilots that are negligent. the final decision will hinge on the country's own investigation. asiana meanwhile is facing its first lawsuit. a bay area woman and her 8-year- old son accuse the airline of wanton and willful disregard for the rights and safety of all the passengers. they suffered back and neck injuries and are suing the airliner now for some $5 million. a deadly mix of drugs and alcohol killed "glee" star cory monteith. the 31-year-old actor was found dead in a vancouver hotel room saturday. the coroner in british columbia says monteith died after overdosing on heroin and alcohol. monteith had a history of addiction and had been in rehab earlier this year.
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a medical mystery in southern california. a u.s. navy veteran woke up with no memory of his past and speaking only swedish. police found 61-year-old michael boatwright unconscious in a palm springs motel in february. days later he woke up in the emergency room. he said his name was johan eck and that he had never heard of michael boatwright. doctors diagnosed little with a rare form of amnesia. >> stressful events, life changing events, family death or loved one's death. recent travel or major accident. >> clues suggest boatwright was a tennis coach and was in southern california for a tournament. a social worker discovered he lived in sweeten in the 1980 -- in sweden in the 1980s. no one knows where he lives now. a picture is worth 1,000 words but now there's a 3-d memento pregnant mothers can
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take home. the market just opened. the early numbers look good. everything is green and we'll talk about all things business with kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,,
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guadalupe river.... it had some sort of plastic tie around her bk and was having trouble swim. resc a beaver got some much- needed help in san jose. she was found near the guadalupe parkway river. she had a plastic tie on her and was having trouble walking and swimming. rescuers trapped her yesterday and freed her. >> this looks like a newspaper strap. it's a little smaller than a packing strap. and it's not too big in diameter so you can imagine, you know, how much it must have been constricting on her. >> took about a dozen people to
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rescue the beaver. she has been nicknamed mama beaver. and we're told she is doing fine. >> good to hear. you might think a grocery store would be a safe place for shelter from a storm. >> not so for a woman in louisiana. the woman had her 2-year-old in a grocery cart when the storm hit so she tried to get out of the weigh in the store and that's when -- she tried to get out of the weather in the store and that's when she was instructed by lightning. >> i pushed her out of the way and it went straight through me. it went from my head down the back of my spine to my left thigh and on my foot. >> oh, boy. she is going to be okay, though. so is another mother from the same town who was struck by lightning a couple of weeks ago while she was cooking jambalaya in her kitchen. scary, right. >> probably not a good idea to have a grocery card in your hands. >> i have heard of stories of people getting electrocuted in showers. >> there's a book that says you
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should never take a shower in a lightning storm. >> i think that's very bright. >> yes. >> that's a good book. around the bay area today, we have some low clouds and fog surging well onshore again although it's going to break up early on and that means we are going to see more sun and warmer temperatures coming our way. in fact, this is going to start to get hot in spots inland. more sunshine around the bay area today, cloudy at the coastline but toward the the weekend, probably talking about temperatures near triple digits in some of the valleys. high pressure building in out of the desert southwest going to bring some of that desert air back into the bay area. more sunshine, warming trend begins today. we are seeing the clouds and still delays at sfo on arriving flights of just over an hour there. by the afternoon, we should see some sunshine and about 70 degrees. houston looking at some thunderstorms popping up there and 90 degrees. 90 in denver. 92 and partly cloudy in chicago. and also new york. looks like around the bay today, we'll see those temperatures soaring into the 80s into san jose.
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upper 80s into morgan hill. still 60s at the coastline. east bay into the upper 80s in many spots well inland. high as 89 in brentwood. 87 in concord and 88 in livermore. and inside the bay 70 degrees becoming sunny in the afternoon in oakland and 66 degrees and comfortable in san francisco. next couple of days we crank up that heat. those temperatures soaring near triple digits on saturday and sunday. then some slow cooling a few more clouds come monday and tuesday. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. we'll start off with a live look this morning out towards westbound 580. so that is one of our worst drive times right now. it got started early with the gridlock coming out of tracy and now it's continuing into the livermore valley. once you get past vasco road we see some improvement but then there was this new crash just reported in the center divide westbound 580 by santa rita. so again in the center divide but maybe sluggish closer towards the dublin interchange. so traffic is still a mess through walnut creek. there was an earlier traffic alert much earlier long since cleared but we had two accidents one approaching north
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main another one at 24. and it's still backed up into pleasant hill. southbound 242 looks pretty backed up, as well. mass transit is our bright spot this morning. so far no delay. bart has 54 trains all running on time. muni, caltrain and ace trains one, three, five, so far all should be good to go so far for this morning. let's go outside and show you a couple of live traffic cameras. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. a nice flow of traffic this morning from san rafael to sausalito. no delay across the span. coming up, we'll get a last check of the bay bridge. in the meantime, back to you guys. yahoo's earnings report has some disappointing numbers. but there is some good news, as well. kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks joins us with more. >> reporter: sometimes you have to dig a little bit to find the good news. on the surface yahoo's 2nd quarter results not all that great. profit did top expectations but revenue was down 7% from a year earlier to $1.07 billion.
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that missed estimates. but yahoo also disclosed that chinese e-commerce giant ali baba in which yahoo owns a 23% stake saw its revenues soar. since they own such a big stake, it's privately held one of the most anticipated ipos out there yahoo stands to reap a big payday when that happens. as a result, yahoo shares are up by more than 4% primarily based on that. housing starts in june slowed down their pace a bit. commerce department says they are off about 10% from we what we saw in may but an apartment building is largely responsible as it took a dive by 27% on a good side of things, single family building permits rose for the third straight month and that's key in the current housing recovery that we're seeing. fed chairman ben bernanke delivering his semi-annual testimony on the economy to members of congress this morning. once again reassuring that there will be no tapering of its massive monthly bond purchases until the economy is
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on sound footing. investors love hearing that. can't get that enough from him. so let's check the market. right now, got the dow up by 17 points. nasdaq up 9. s&p higher by 4. yahoo now up by more than 5%. back to you. >> went up 1% while we were talking here for crying out loud. >> reporter: somebody must have heard. >> thank you, jason brooks. 6:50. time now for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." gayle king joins us now from new york. good morning, gayle. >> reporter: hi, michelle. good to see you, frank. always like to see you, too. [ laughter ] >> well, thank you for that, gayle. i appreciate it. [ laughter ] >> good to be seen. >> reporter: you're welcome. michelle and i bonded. ahead, are you wondering what's going on with the sweltering heat dome much of the country is experiencing? "cbs this morning" contributor miami beach i don't kaku will break down the science behind this extreme heat. plus hear from a family injured in the asiana flight 214 crash in san francisco. they say that the airline told them not to speak to the media but now they're talking and
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they are suing, too. and bill o'reilly returns to studio 57. we'll ask him about his change of heart on a hot button issue. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00 straight up. always interesting when bill o'reilly stops by. see you later. >> no kidding. should be interesting. it's always lovely to hear from you, gayle. thank you. >> i think we did find out more about your little, uhm, soiree in new orleans. i don't think you're telling the full story. >> we're not telling, no way. >> never tell. >> thank you. a new campaign is calling up one of the biggest yogurt makers in the country to keep it real. chobani greek yogurt is feeling pressure from people who oppose products with genetically modified organisms. they are challenging the company's use of the word natural and real. that's after chobani says it cannot guarantee the grains fed to the cows is not genetically modified. >> you can't post on your package that it's all natural and gmo free, et cetera, because you don't know. >> chobani responded in a statement that they know this is an important issue to its
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customers and promises to explore all options. checks are in the mail for many who bought skechers shape- ups. the federal trade commission is mailing more than a half million checks to consumers who bought the so-called toning shoes. the company agreed to pay a $40 million settlement after it was accused of deceiving consumers with false promises saying the shoes would help people lose weight and strengthen muscles. nike pulling its new t- shirts off the shelves after it failed a geography test. here it is. the t-shirt shows carolina panthers logo with the letters nc inside an outline of the state of south carolina. problem is, carolina panthers play in north carolina. nike's spokesman apologized for the merchandising mistake saying the t-shirts should have never been sold. keepsakes now, i guess, though. in your healthwatch this morning, 40% of americans think marijuana should be legalized according to a new survey by the partnership at drug- a majority of those polled believe pot should only be
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legal though for people 21 and older. 70% support the medical use of pot. those surveyed also supported strong laws to keep the drugs out of kids' hands. a japanese company is offering a new way for mothers to remember their pregnancies. it's a big step. beyond having those ultrasound photos made, these mothers are seeing the faces of their unborn babies. the company bases them on ultrasound scans and the faces are made in 3-d. >> when we did it i was 8 months pregnant. he already had a human shape an babyface. i wonder how i would have felt if i had seen him earlier in my pregnancy? >> the 3-d printouts cost $500. cool. >> or you could wait until it comes out. 6:53. a san jose police officer shoots and kills a pit bull. how it all started with reports of mail theft coming your way. ,, [ female announcer ] for the freshest produce, want to be close to the people who are close to the land.
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so do something nice for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. "16:08... it's not a friend dog... if i try to pet him might kind of mean..." gil will be held t welcome back. i'm cate caugiran. a san jose police officer is expected to be okay after he was bit by a pit bull. we spoke with the woman who owned that dog. it was your dog, ma'am? >> yes. >> reporter: she shot and killed your dog? >> yes. >> reporter: were you the one who answered the door? >> no. >> reporter: this woman identified herself as shauna. police say around 3:15, they came to a house on third and empire investigating an incident involving stolen mail an as the officer spoke to a woman who answered the door, they say a pit bull came out of the basements and bit an officer on his leg. the other officers on scene shot and killed the dog. a resident of the house tells us the dog's name was bully. >> not the friendliest of dogs. i can't pet the dog. i just make sure i keep myspace with the dog, you know? he won't attack me but if i try
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to pet him, he might get kind of mean. >> reporter: that officer was taken to a local hospital and suffered non-life-threatening injuries. we saw officers arrest a man earlier. we still do not know his involvement in the case. reporting live in san jose, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> thank you. a vigil will be held tonight for a missing east bay toddler. people will gather on international boulevard at the same location daphne webb was reported missing a week ago today. her father says someone took daphne from his suv. police have searched several locations near the father's apartment but haven't named him as a suspect. 6:58. our last check of traffic and weather. the big heat is coming our way. >> it is coming our way. we have a lot of clouds out there. high pressure is building in overhead so clouds will break up earlier starting mild this morning, 50s and 60s outside now. but by the afternoon, those temperatures soaring well above yesterday's highs. upper 80s into livermore. 80 in san jose. mild 66 in san francisco.
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next few days here we go. temperatures near triple digits as we look toward the weekend, liz. >> not quite there yet, huh? all right. let's go out towards fremont. we have a new hotspot growing. southbound 880 approaching mowry avenue an accident there is blocking the middle lane. it was just reported by chp. and it is slow right now from newark and even some brake lights as far back as hayward if you are traveling southbound 880. had heavy traffic this morning -- also heavy traffic this morning from the altamont pass in the red since 6:00 this morning, 34 minutes the drive time between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. and we'll take a quick look towards the bay bridge toll plaza. it is stacked up into the maze this morning. by the way, that accident the lower deck that is now cleared. so if you are heading towards the east bay, everything moves well. >> they need a couple more lanes there? >> you think so. >> maybe 40. >> they already have a lot. >> i know. >> very true. thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember, your next local update is at 7:25. >> and, of course, "cbs this morning" is coming up next.
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enjoy that show and have a great day. we'll see you again tomorrow. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, july 17th. welcome to "cbs this morning." if you're flying east, be ready for a scorcher. more than half of the country under a heat advisory today. >> insult to injury for the survivors of flight 214. they say the airline is all but ignoring their pleas for help and trying to silence them. >> and bill owe riley is in studio 57 today. plus, say good-bye to those cell phone contracts but is it a better deal? >> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> the heat, there's no way to escape it, it's just there. you got to deal with it. >> a dangerous heat wave


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