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explains how they were caught off guard by protests over the zimmerman verdict. >> i think it's pretty gross. >> a bay area neighborhood at war over a garbage can. >> it was everything from paint cans to pesticide bottles and leaking oil. >> little league games moved because of rattlesnakes. >> listening to our parents and we're not going out there. >> from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald apparently we solved that bay bridge problem i guess? [ laughter ] >> that happened out in kentucky. good morning, it's wednesday, july 24. i'm brian hackney. >> frank is off today. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. let's check the weather with lawrence? >> monsoonal clouds moving out so no showers to worry about this morning. dense fog at the coastline.
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neat shot from the mount vaca cam. a sunny day in most spots away from the coastline. but out at the beaches patchy fog some of that sneaking inside the bay. temperatures starting out mild in the 50s and 60s to begin your day. this afternoon, some of the spots inland getting hot near seasonal for this time of year though. san francisco usually about 66, going to be spot on for today about 88 for a high and sunny in concord and about 91 degrees, a little hot into livermore more. we'll have more on your weather in a moment. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. we just talked to bart. delays still out there 10 to 15 minutes. on the pittsburg-bay point pits line there is a stalled-out maintenance truck in walnut creek affecting traffic on the pittsburg line towards pittsburg toward san francisco and sfo. muni, caltrain, ace, no delay. a quick flyover on highway 4 one of the slowest drive times now. you can see all the speed sensors, 11 miles per hour, that's on westbound 4. "a" street to somersville, once you
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get to concord and willow pass things look good. bay bridge delays are building in the cash lanes. a couple of the cash-only lanes are closed this morning. developing news out of the south bay. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in santa clara getting new details from the scene of a gun range break-in. good morning. >> reporter: brian, we are hearing from police that all three suspects have been arrested and we're hearing from the owner that all firearms have been recovered. santa clara police say this happened around 3:30 this morning. the suspects broke in through a window and triggered a silent alarm. it was that alarm that alerted police and officers were able to respond and catch the suspects in the act. jim reed owner of the indoor range says the suspects stole several high value firearms. >> i feel violated because it feels like this is your own home, you know, it's personal to me. but the most important thing is that you pay lots and lots of
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money to have a good secure system and it worked. and this is the first time this has ever happened here. like i said, everything was recovered. and the police apprehended all of them. >> reporter: police say the suspects got in a car and tried to drive away. as the pursuit continued, they threw guns and other weapons at officers. they pulled over and tried to flee but police caught them. three suspects are in custody, two men, one woman. we don't know how many weapons were stolen but as you heard, from the owner all of them have recovered. reporting live in santa clara, cate caugiran, kpix 5. the man charged with killing two women at a san francisco jewelrymart will go before a judge today. 23-year-old barry white from antioch is being held without bail for the murders on july 12. his arraignment was delayed because of a dispute over who will represent him. he wants his own lawyer to be paid by the city rather than a public defender. it's been two weeks since an oakland toddler was reported
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missing and there is still no sign of 21-month-old daphne webb. her father called police july 10 saying someone took her from his suv while he went inside a convenience store. daphne's family handed out flyers saturday. her father was with volunteers searching for clues in her disappearance. in the gulf of mexico, an out-of-control natural gas well is burning off the louisiana coast. this is what the rig looked like yesterday. 47 workers were evacuated. , no injuries. wild well control is dealing with the problem. three years ago an oil rig exploded in the gulf one of the worst offshore disasters the u.s. has ever seen. new this morning, nsa leaker edward snowden has been given a document that allows him to enter russia. he has been on the lam after disclosing secrets about the u.s. spying program. he has been stuck in moscow at the airport for a month. he applied for temporary asylum
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in russia last week after attempts to leave the airport failed. the united states wants him sent home to face prostitution for espionage. -- prosecution for espionage. nsa director general keith alexander made an emergency visit to capitol hill urging lawmakers to reject an amendment to a defense bill to end the phone records program. the obama administration is warning the nation would be at risk of more terrorism if it stops the nsa's massive collection of personal phone records. former new york congressman anthony weiner is apologizing again for sending more explicit photos and messages. this time, he says he is refusing to quit in his race for mayor. >> there is no question that what i did is wrong. >> i have forgiven him. i believe in him. and as we have said from the beginning, we are moving forward. >> weiner reportedly promised a 22-year-old woman a job at a political website and a chicago condo where they could meet and have sex. we have seen this before.
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he resigned his house seat in 2011 after apologizing for sending explicit photos and x- rated chats. oakland's police chief explains why his department was caught off guard when protestors reacted to the george zimmerman acquittal earlier this month. chief sean whent told the city council it was an intelligence failure. dozens of vandals broke from a peaceful protest and busted out windows at several downtown businesses. the chief said they expected a protest on sunday, not saturday night. >> monday seemed like you got caught off guard again. >> monday we planned for it to be similar to sunday. basically we had the same intelligence for sunday, we staffed it the same way we did sunday. sunday was very successful. >> the chief says overtime for officers during the vandalism will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. the chp is joining other state officers in a first-of- its-kind crackdown to reduce car crashes. our mobile5 technology is taking us on i-80 this morning and kpix 5 reporter anne
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makovec has more on the week long challenge. >> reporter: that's right. we're on i-80 westbound now. we just went through richmond. traffic starting to slow up as it normally does this time of day but the i-80 challenge begins today. that means officers are going to be out in force along this corridor looking for a number of violations including making sure people are wearing seatbelts. these are the sorts of violations that lead to preventable deaths. the goal is to have zero fatalities on i-80 for the next week not only here in california but all the way to new york 2900 miles. the chp and 10 other state highway patrol agencies are looking for speeding, distracted driving, failure to signal or following too closely. >> so much vehicular travel on this roadway and the numbers of fatalities, injuries that occur each year are significant. and many of those which are
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avoidable. >> reporter: the idea originated with the highway patrol in iowa. fatalities are up during the summer vacation. that's why they decided to do this, this week. so again, one week, the goal have zero fatalities on this freeway. of course, that's the goal all the time, as well. right now live in mobile5 on i- 80, anne makovec, kpix 5. according to the chp, someone dies in a collision every 8 days in california. this dashcam view from a tiny go car shows it's driving on to the bay bridge, three gocars were seen on the bridge monday. the chp pulled them over and ticketed them. the three wheeled rides are not legal on freeways. they had to pay $100 as part of a towing fee from the bridge. you guys can get back to normal now and we can look after him. >> the newborn prince spends his first day at the palace. a live report from london as the heir is introduced to grand
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grandmother, the queen. plus -- >> paint, motor oil, cleansers. >> a garbage can leaking some hazardous stuff why a bay area neighborhood can't get anybody to pick it up. >> he is the highest paid player in baseball. now a rot is facing a lifetime -- a-rod is facing a lifetime basketball. the latest in the steroid scandal. >> monsoonal moisture is moving out, temperatures warming up, we'll talk about that coming up. >> and taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza, traffic is starting to stack up and it looks like they may have just turned the metering lights on. things starting to get busy in the middle lanes, as well. we'll have more "timesaver traffic" coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the duke and duchess of cambridge... and their new . c-b-s reporter tina kraus is outs take a live look at the
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kensington palace in london, the new home of the duke and duchess of cambridge and their baby. tina kraus is outside the palace. we understand the queen stopped by this morning to visit the future king of england and her great-grandson. >> reporter: first up was queen elizabeth. she spent about 30 minutes he meeting her first great- grandson. she has great granddaughters but this is her first grandson. next up uncle prince harry and then they were off. prince william and kate and the new baby head to bucklebury as we understand it. that's where kate's parents will be anxious to get some time with their new grandbaby the queen of england arrived at kensington palace this morning to meet her great-grandson and futurer successor to the throne but queen elizabeth wasn't the first to get to see the newest member of the royal family. both sets of grandparents, prince charles and camilla as well as michael and carol middleton, got their first look at the baby on tuesday. >> they're both doing really well.
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he is absolutely beautiful. we're so thrilled. >> reporter: after that, william and kate more formally known as the duke and duchess of cambridge introduced their son to the world. they were beaming with pride just like any other first-time parents. [ screaming ] >> spent some time with him and any parent having probably know what it's feeling like. >> reporter: then dad secured his son's child seat in the suv and drove them to their new home at kensington palace. the baby prince's new home is set in a peaceful park and for a moment you feel like you're in the english countryside but it's actually right in the heart of london. >> it's a lovely place. i come here most mornings. it's a beautiful place, as you can see, when it's not raining. it's fantastic. the royal baby is, you know, right here in the middle. >> reporter: prince william spent much of his childhood living in the house and now he is back with his own family. he and kate have reportedly
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spent millions of dollars refurbishing the home to get ready for their new arrival. and a touchup or two was probably needed. a royal spokesman says the palatial estate was last updated more than 50 years ago. with them in bucklebury now i think maybe kate is looking for some help from her mother. these -- prince william and kate are very hands on. we understand that william changed the first nappy yesterday. and they have not hired a nanny yet. they have hired a housekeeper but who knows. in the future, they may well see that with all their travels and things that they will have coming up, their royal duties, they may well get a nanny in place. >> they may need help. tina, any other updates, naming the baby? we heard george may be a contender. >> reporter: yes. george and james are at the top of the betting list here in london. brits have placed thousands of
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bets on this. all around the palace here, we met three mums with babies about 6 months old. they were talking about how hard it is sometimes to name your baby as you go into the hospital with the name and you see the face and think, no, a different name. that could be part of what they are going through. but, gosh, they have quite a task at hand to name the baby who is now third in line to the british throne. >> that is quite the task. all right, tina kraus live in london, thank you. >> what i notice about that is it's so sunny and warm in london in the afternoon it's 77 degrees plenty of sunshine. but first elizabeth has traffic. >> reporter: traffic is filling in on all lanes because the metering lights are turned on. earlier at the bay bridge toll plaza they closed some cash lanes so some lanes to the far left weren't backing up but right now it looks like we're seeing a full normal morning commute and it is starting to
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stack up towards the overcrossing. so about 10 minutes or 15, 10 to 15 to get on the bay bridge. out towards the east bay all your overnight roadwork is cleared from hayward to downtown oakland. that he delay past the coliseum. -- no delay past the coliseum. westbound 580 sluggish. we still have bart delays. anywhere from 10 to 15 minutes affecting the pittsburg-bay point line in the pittsburg and the san francisco direction. there's a stalled maintenance vehicle in walnut creek on the tracks and that's impacting bart service this morning. westbound 580 definitely busy up to 35 minutes now coming out of the altamont pass. so pretty good sized delays from tracy all the way to north flynn and remains sluggish to vasco before we finally start to see some improvement and a quick ride-along highway 4 flying over with our chopper 5 action right there. you can see it is sluggish from "a" street to somersville. that's traffic. for the latest foggy forecast
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in some parts, here's lawrence. >> very thick approaching the coastline. dense fog at the beaches some slipping inside the bay. otherwise mostly clear in the interior valleys. looks like more sunshine headed our way toward the afternoon and some warmer temperatures, as well. so a more seasonal day today. minor changes ahead in the knicks five to seven days which is not a bad pattern. of course we have the monsoonal moisture and the scattered showers popping up around the bay area yesterday. that is moving on out. still a chance of some thunderstorms over the sierra nevada but we are going to stay dry here. in fact, we'll see more sunshine and it's going to be a little warmer for most of us maybe not as muggy but the temperatures are going to be on the rise, maybe some 90s in the valleys. hot in the central valley. still chance of thunderstorms over the sierra nevada. cloud in the monterey bay and 93 in sacramento. around our bay we'll see temperatures up to 82 in san jose, 63 and foggy in pacifica. east bay numbers up to the 80s and also some low 90s this afternoon. then inside the bay we'll find
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some mild sunshine and 70s into san jose. mid-60s into san francisco and 81 in santa rosa. next couple of days steady. weak area of low pressure approaches the coast on friday bringing with it more low clouds and fog. >> really. >> such a surprise! >> this time of year, yeah. [ laughter ] >> never heard of such a thing in the summer! >> thank you, mr. k. a leaky garbage can at the center of some trash talking in martinez. nobody is taking responsibility to clear it out, either. neighbors are upset by this: an abandoned trash can. it's been at the curb for a month and it has some hazardous materials inside which makes it sound scary, looks like paint cans and stuff like that. nothing has been done about it even though there have been complaints to city and waste management. >> it's my understanding that the trash companies are not supposed to be picking up hazardous materials as part of their routine cleanups. >> they are spreading kitty litter on oil leaking out of it. a stormwater manager from
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contra costa county believes the county's hazardous materials people should actually be the ones to pick it up. the only action that waste management took was to leave a ticket on the can for not having a lid. the cow chips are flying! why it took months to pull off this crazy competition. >> i'm dennis o'donnell. an as pitcher does something he hasn't done since april of last year and the giants had not one but two chances to win a game. we'll tell you about it coming up. a fun-filled summer.
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a major league executive tes cbs news alex rodriguez *wi be suspended for using performance enhancing break's highest paid player could soon be band from the player for -- banned from the player for life. baseball's highest paid player could soon be banned from the game for life. a major league executive tells cbs news alex rodriguez will be suspended for using performance- enhancing drugs. rodriguez and the milwaukee
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brewers outfielder ryan braun were among several players linked to an anti-aging clinic in south florida. the clinic is closed. the owner is cooperating with baseball and is said to have overwhelming evidence against a- rod. bartolo colon of the as has also been linked to the clinic. good morning. let's start with good news. ryan vogelsong made a rehab start yesterday in arizona, two innings, no runnings. he could be back to the big leagues very soon. the giants played a double header. game one sircan could be his first start of the year. devon crushes a three-run shot to left. he didn't get out of the 3rd inning. giants pounded in the first game. game 2 a makeup of a rainout in cincinnati. the reds took the field first as the home teen. panda into the gap. plenty of scores. just like last sunday, flannery waves posey home from first base. this time he is safe. giants win the nightcap 5-3.
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grant balfour had not blown a save in 44 chances. but he did last night. dominguez crushes one off balfour deep left center field to tie the game at 4. balfour still in trouble. and on a wild pitch derek knocked it down with the runner on first base but throws it away so the winning run rounds third and scores. the as played sloppy 3 errors. they lose to the astros first time in ten games 5-4 the final. they still have a three-game league in the american league west. that's it. i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. the play of the day this morning is a little gross. hopefully you're not eating breakfast yet. it's a dung throwing contest in russia. they have been collecting and drying cow pie for months to have enough for the competition. they were inspired by a similar contest in oklahoma. the winner gets a bottle of champagne.
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i was going to say, good thing we don't have a tight shot of that. >> let's see them try to throw a fresh one. that would be more challenging. it's now 6:26. i think that's quite enough of that. a southwest jet skids across the runway now we are getting a passenger's perspective from inside the plane. >> google's gift to san francisco, the plan to roll out free wi-fi in several popular city spots. >> and we're live in santa clara where three suspects were arrested after trying to rob the largest indoor shooting range in the bay area. how police were able to catch them in the act. ,,,,,
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linda marie macdonald. we're live in santa clara, where police arrested three suspects in connection to a robbery at a shooting range. >> we'll have details coming up. >> a cross-country crackdown on i-80. what officers will be watching for. >> dense fog and sunshine, we'll talk about that coming up. >> metering lights are on at the bay bridge so traffic is backing up. however the delays go back plus the latest on our bart delays. more on the morning commute coming up. >> good morning, it's wednesday, july 24. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. the time now is 6:30. kpix 5 was first on scene of a developing story in santa clara this morning. cate caugiran is gathering new information from the scene of a gun range break-in. >> reporter: good morning. police say it was a silent alarm that tipped off police and officers were able to catch them in the act. look at the damage just here, the suspects are -- santa clara
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police say the suspects broke in through this window. the owner believes they were in for a short period of time. but the three suspects took several high value firearms. officers got here just as they were trying to get away. in the chase, the suspects threw firearms, presumably stolen ones, at the officer. the silent arm was worth the investment, according to -- the silent alarm was worth the investment, according to the the owner. >> until you need it, you pay a lot of money for it and hope you'll never need it but if you do, you hope it, would. and it's the first time this has ever happened here. it worked great. again, santa clara responded quick left hand and everything was found and recovered. >> reporter: this happened a few hours ago at reed's indoor shooting range. we're told it's the largest shooting range in the bay area. now two men and one woman will have to answer charges. police don't know how many
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weapons were stolen but the owner says they are all recovered. live in santa clara, cate caugiran, kpix 5. you can see the sunshine in cate's live shot. >> i was in a fog coming in today. [ laughter ] >> otherwise, we have some dense fog showing up around in parts of the bay area. thick at the beaches. it looks like lots of sunshine in the valleys. i'm in trouble! [ laughter ] >> it will be a nice day ahead. we have seen clouds preparing inside the bay. mild temperatures in the 50s and 60s. i think toward the afternoon, though, we'll see plenty of sunshine except out at the beaches, still some patchy fog there. sunshine in the south bay and 80s and 90s. east bay temperatures low 90s in places like livermore and about 90 in pleasanton. then inside the bay a little cooler about 66 degrees in san francisco. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thanks, lawrence.
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we still have a service advisory in effect for bart. if you are out of the east bay we have 10- to 15-minute delays on the pittsburg-bay point line in the pittsburg and the san francisco direction. so both directions 10 to 15 minutes late. muni and caltrain and ace on time. quick look at the drive times, that westbound 580 commute no surprise is our usual slowest spot out of the altamont pass and through the livermore valley. coming up, we'll check the bay bridge. back to you. >> thank you. today the chp is joining other state officers in a first of its kind nationwide crackdown to reduce car crashes. our mobile5 technology is taking us on i-80 this morning. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec has more on the week-long i-80 challenge. >> reporter: we just passed through el cerrito here on i-80 westbound. the goal is zero fatalities along i-80 between now and next week wednesday of
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course the goal. pretty much the goal year round but the number of fatalities is higher during summer vacation. officers are looking for a number of violations, speeding, distracted driving, failure to signal, following too closely or not wearing a seatbelt. they are joining 10 highway patrol agencies along hundreds of miles because i-80 goes across the country from here to new york. >> people still need to be reminded to slow down, increase following distance, that's what this campaign is targeted to do. >> reporter: and the idea for this campaign was started by highway patrol officers in iowa. then all the other state agencies got on board. again, fatalities higher during the summer vacation period. [ signal breakup ]
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>> that was anne makovec reporting. according to the chp someone dies in a collision on i-80 every eight days in california. several cars were smashed in san francisco's alamo square. police say a woman in a camry ran a stop sign at hayes street and hit cars. four people were injured. police say the woman was involved in a hit-and-run a few blocks away before this crash but they don't think she had been drinking. women in san carlos are warned about a serial peeping tom in the area. the put out the alert last night. he has been seen twice in the area spying on women in the shower. a morgan hill ymca daycare worker is facing more sexual assault charges. detectives say at least two more girls aged 5 and 7 have come forward saying 20-year-old
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nicholas lhermine sexually abused them. lhermine was arrested in july on allegations of sexual contact with a 6-year-old girl and sexual assault of a teenaged girl. [ yelling ] that disruption forced richmond police to clear the audience from the city council meeting in richmond. a councilman posted videos on facebook showing officers escorting people out of the they didn't arrest anybody. it's not clear what prompted the disturbance to begin with. richmond city council meetings do have a history of outbursts. the minimum wage in berkeley may be going up. today the labor commission is recommending an increase from $8 an hour to $10.55 an hour. that's great for workers. employers say their margins are already thin enough as it is. >> it's a fabulous idea. the city of berkeley is expensive to live here. it's expensive to live in the bay area. >> i think that would be awesome if they raise the wage
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if we could afford it, that is. >> some employers say they would have to cut back on benefits if the minimum wage goes up. soon you want' be able to enjoy the great outdoors in -- soon you'll be able to enjoy the great outdoors in san francisco and free wi-fi. google plans to bring wireless access to parks, rec centers and plazas. supervisor mark farrell will make the announcement this morning. >> we're going to be doing 31 different parks and open spaces and plazas initially. the project is going to start rolling out in december and should be completed by april of next year. >> you want to be on the internet when you're at the park? i don't know. google will assume the $600,000 cost. well, a san francisco jury says electronic arts owes the original programmer of the john madden football videogame millions. the verdict says that a redwood city company used robin and the neck's coding for at least 7 years without paying him.
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he is entitled to receive $4 million in damages and more than $7 million in interest. electronic arts stays will appeal. right now, pope francis is in brazil for his first major event. the pope is in the city of aparsiita to say mass. he arrived at a basilica that holds 40,000 people. no problems for the pope today. a crowd mobbed his motorcade when he first arrived in rio. there is no question that what i did was wrong. >> deja vu for anthony weiner. the new scandal threatening his run for new york city mayor and why this time his wife is standing by him. >> a boy bit at a baseball game. how rattlesnakes are forcing a bay area little league to change its line-up. >> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's get a quick look at the early numbers. so far, looking good. coming up, we'll get an update from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ,,
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345's hard landing into newk from tennessee on monday. federal a passenger recorded this incredible video of southwest flight 345's hard landing into new york from tennessee on monday. federal investigators are trying to figure out why the plane's nose landing gear collapsed as it touched down at laguardia airport. many passengers were shaken up but not the man behind this video. >> first time flying into new york and we crash-landed, all right! >> the airline will refund airfares. anthony weiner is apologizing again for more
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explicit photos and messages. but this time, he is refusing to quit in the mayoral race. >> while some of the things have have been posted today are true and some are not, there is no question that what i did was wrong. the behavior is behind me. >> gossip website "the dirty" exposed the online "relationship. " weiner reportedly promised a 22-year-old woman a job at a political website and a chicago condo where they could meet and have sex. in yesterday's apology his wife stood by his side. >> our marriage, like many others, has had its ups and its downs. it took a lot of work and a whole lot of therapy to get to a place where i could forgive anthony. >> we have seen this before. weiner resigned his house seat in 2011 after apologizing for sending racy photos and x-rated chats. the "new york times" and daily news are calling on the former congressman to drop out of new
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york city's race for mayor. well, a plan to cut student loan rates could be up for a vote today in the u.s. senate. it would link interest rates to financial markets and rates would go down for this fall to 3.9% for undergrads. but as the market improves, the rates would go up. interest rates on subsidized stafford loans doubled to 6.8% on july 1. the san mateo union high school district plans to sue the educational testing service. you remember this story too from a few days ago. they had to throw out more than 600 advanced placement scores of mills high school students because they invalidated the scores because the administrators at the school had the students sit in an improper way during the tests in a circle. you're not supposed to do that. a community meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at mills high school tonight. there is a meeting tonight in vallejo to talk about a proposal to keep people from losing homes to foreclosure. a city council candidate wants
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vallejo to use eminent domain to seize houses that are under water, figuratively. and then fix the loans so the owners can stay in the homes. candidate katie meissner says two thirds of vallejo homes are under water. apple earnings are better than expected and that could be a boost for the market. here now is kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: good morning. apple is leading the way for the stock market this morning after reporting better-than- expected results in the latest quarter profit of $6.9 billion revenue of $35.3 billion. revenue pretty much flat with last year and profit was down almost two billion dollars. but the company did have a record june quarter for iphone sales at $35 million. that helped offset lower ipad and mac sales. for investors, it's really about going forward for apple and its next product cycle. what's it going to do with the iphone? bigger display screens? will it have different models
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to compete overseas? apple shares up 4.5%. couple of bay area tech firms will be looking for new ceos and for different reasons. polycon the video conferencing specialist will have to replace andrew miller a of the company's audit committee found expense irregularities from mr. miller who admitted to t a different story for juniper next. their gear maker kevin johnson is retiring. juniper had a nice profit up 70%. market off to a good start this morning apple leading the way a lot of corporate earnings out. dow up by 5 points. nasdaq up by 21 thanks to apple, s&p up by 2 points. back to you. >> thank you. starbucks is giving its yogurt a makeover by going greek. the coffee chain is teaming up with a french food company to sell greek yogurt parfait.
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the ready-to-eat cups will be available at starbucks. greek yogurt now accounts for more than a third of the market. this morning's healthwatch. menthol cigarettes pose a greater public health risk than regular cigarettes. more and more young people are picking up the mint cigarettes and menthol smokers have a harder time quitting. in 2011 a panel said taking menthol cigarettes off the market would benefit public health because the flavoring makes it harder for smokers to quit. summertime means fog, low clouds and rattlesnakes. 'tis the season. a bay area little league team is moving its games to a different field after an encounter with a rattler. a player's brother was bitten at blackhawk fields in danville after wandering off into the high grass behind the baseball diamond. the games have been moved to the ironically named snake park. it's safer to play there because there's less dry brush. the snake sighting has some parents watching their kids
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like a hawk. >> this little guy, that is my 3-year-old, blake. so he is going to have to watch where he is roaming around, too. nevermind running on the field getting hit by a ball. just keeping him out of the street and away from rattlesnakes now. >> and as i said, now is the time. rattlesnake season generally runs between april and october. a hungry 400-pound bear will have a starring role in the rose played. the glendale city council just approved a float design inspired by a bear. he was caught snacking on frozen meatballs from a garage refrigerator. meatball lives in a wildlife sanctuary in san diego county and the float sunday construction. you can see meatball peering out of a trash can. >> it's great to see that they have something they can rally around and it's something the residents remember and obviously with the bear now out of the area, it's no longer hunting anybody in the area.
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>> the project will cost $155,000. the city is lining up funding from private donations and corporate sponsorship. meatball. >> these are not manmade snow balls. these are baseball-sized hail stones. the product of updrafts that lawrence karnow will talk about in a moment. they happened in wichita, kansas yesterday. authorities in reno county say that the hail broke car windshields, damaged roofs. look at the size of those! man, it's no wonder they do damage to cars when those things fall. something we are unlikely to see in the bay area anytime soon. >> did you say [ indiscernible ] >> you know what that is? >> if you cut them in half you can see rings around there to see how many times they went inside the thunderstorm up and around. today is the big channel 5 barbecue. we have have some good weather. >> are you hungry? >> starving already! looks like it's going to be very nice weather for the barbecue. and pretty much anything else you want to do in the bay area. we have dense fog at the coastline early on but that is
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going to start to break up. more seasonal weather around the bay area today. and really the good news is, only minor changes over the next five to seven days. monsoonal clouds moving out of town. that means we'll dry things out. of course we had a few showers yesterday. still the possibility of some thunderstorms up over the sierra nevada but for most of us, just a little warmer outside except at the coastline. going to have to deal with more low clouds and fog going to peel back towards the beaches as we head to the afternoon but i think it will hang out at the coast again for today. most of the bay and the valley looking clear and the temperatures going to be warmer. at sfo we have some possible delays due to low cloud cover early on but by the afternoon lots of sunshine. and around the country the possibility of some thunderstorms into denver at 84 degrees. 99 and hot in houston. around the bay today you will see temperatures in the 80s and low 90s well inland. a few 70s and 80s inside the bay and 60s at the coast. next couple of days steady as she goes. then we'll cool down slightly with a few more clouds throughout the weekend then slow warming toward the middle of next week. let's check the roads with
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elizabeth. thanks, lawrence. bart is in the process of trying to remove that stalled maintenance vehicle on the tracks in walnut creek causing 15-minute delays in both directions on the pittsburg-bay point line. no delay on muni, caltrain and ace. no problems on the peninsula on southbound 101 from san francisco to san bruno. from walnut creek to lafayette and orinda, commute off to a great commute. 64 miles per hour towards the caldecott tunnel. south bay seeing the first bit of delays on northbound 101 right there by the 280/680 interchange continuing to santa clara. the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights on since 6:00 jammed to the maze. that's traffic. back to you. >> the [ indiscernible ] rate is just the fact that temperatures get cooler the higher you go in the atmosphere. sounds complicated. we love the complicated part. time for a look at what's coming up on "cbs this morning."
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>> norah o'donnell joins us now from new york. good morning. >> reporter: hey, good morning to you, brian and michelle. ahead we're going to hear more from anthony weiner as he admits to another "sexting" scandal and the role of a political wife and why she has chosen to stay with him. only on "cbs this morning," the police sergeant disciplined for leaking photos of the boston bombing suspect. he sits down for the first time since the controversial release. and a race across antarctica. meet the wounded vets who despite amputation and blindness will track 225 miles with 150 pounds of gear to the south pole. they will inspire you. the news is back in the morning, see you at 7:00 >> thank you. coming up, we're live in santa clara where police arrest three suspects for trying to rob an indoors shooting range. we'll tell you how police were able to catch them in the act. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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and you were like, "i would talk, but my mouth is full of yogurt." yoplait. it is so good! shooting range. vo: this happened at reed's indoor re -- the largest indoor shootg range in the bay area. santa clara police say it happenea few hours ago the suspects d to broke in and in doing so alarm. office welcome back to kpix 5. i'm cate caugiran. we've following developing news in santa clara. three suspects were arrested for trying to rob an indoor shooting range. i'll show you the damage right now. you can take a look at that broken window at reed's indoor shooting range. it happened at the largest indoor shooting range in the bay area. santa clara police say that a few hours ago, the suspects tried to break in and in doing so they set off a silent alarm. officers were able to catch them and the suspects tried to drive away. in this chase, police say the
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suspects started throwing guns and other firearms at them, presumably ones stolen from the indoor range. then the suspects tried to flee on foot but officers caught them. any three people are in custody two men, one woman. police say they do not know how many firearms were taken from the establishment but the owner tells us that he believes that all firearms have been recovered. live in santa clara, cate caugiran, kpix 5. chp is starting a first-of- its-kind crackdown today. highway patrol officers from the bay area to new jersey will join forces in the i-80 challenge. the goal is to have zero deadly crashes on route 80 here and across the 2900 miles. chp and 10 other state highway patrol agencies are looking for speeders, distracted and drunk drivers. researchers show traffic deaths increase on the nearly 3,000 miles of i-80 during the summer and the crackdown is going to last one week. let's get our last check of
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traffic and weather. >> we have some fog along the coastline a little dense early on today but we'll see a lot of sun into the afternoon overlooking coit tower thick fog there. but we are going to see plenty of sunshine as we head into the afternoon hours. temperatures starting out a bit mild. we have some 50s and 60s already. this afternoon, i think we'll see some warmer temperatures, 80s and low 90s inland. 70s and 80s inside the bay, 60s in san francisco and the coastline. next couple of days steady temperatures, then cooling over the weekend. >> and we just got off the phone with bart and they have finally removed that stalled maintenance vehicle on the tracks for a while in walnut creek causing delays on the pittsburg-bay point line. still some residual delays both directions 10 to 15 minutes but they say in a half hour from now everything should be back to normal. checking east bay drive times, the nimitz looks good but westbound 580 heavy from the altamont pass to livermore and also starting to slow down
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westbound 80 from berkeley towards the maze. i think we can show you one live quick look, there's all that fog lawrence was right, here's proof. >> about time. [ laughter ] >> right. it is foggy this morning across the golden gate bridge. so be extra careful. >> good advice, liz, thank you. the duke and duchess of cambridge have left kensington palace and are on the way to bucklebury to spend some time with the middleton family. the queen of england arrived this morning to meet her great- grandson and future successor to the throne. the baby still is without a name was introduced to the world yesterday outside saint mary's hospital but george could be a big contender. >> maybe but their destination could also be the name of the child. i think king bucklebury would be great! [ laughter ] >> certain cachet. >> like a movie. >> and not a second too soon, that's it for kpix 5 news this morning. your next local update is 7:25. >> and remember, "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a great day. captions by: caption colorado
7:00 am good morning to our viewers in the west. welcome to "cbs this morn." another sexting scandal for anthony weiner. this time, his wife is at his side and speaking out. a brand-new poll shows americans are not seeing the economic recovery. >> queen elizabeth visits her new great grandson. hear from the police photographer who leaked pictures of the boston bombing suspect. >> we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> i had said that other foot


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