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>> i feel like he just -- somebody just stole his life from us and it wasn't fair to me. >> new clues in the murder of an army reservist killed at a halloween party. >> the night darian was killed, he was taking photos of people on his phone, photos police now want you to see. >> we have been under gag orders that they have continually violated. >> really, we wanted to let the public know we're only days away from the deadline. >> the bickering continues but still no deal to stop another bart strike. >> a lot of family plans are destroyed. >> a part of immigration reform could get rid of sibling visas. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's wednesday, july 31. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. lawrence has the forecast. >> that summer fog is back thick enough this morning. we are seeing drizzle at the coastline maybe a little damp
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at the roadways today. and well, along the coast you will see the clouds continuing there as you head inside the bay. we'll see some sunshine a little into the afternoon. slow clearing right now temperatures mainly in the 50s outside. by the afternoon, this fog is going to pull back to the coast but you can see a pretty good sea breeze overnight bringing that fog well onshore this morning. still, by the afternoon, temperatures going to be running below average for this time of year. usually in the upper 80s into livermore. today still warm at 81 degrees but that is 7 degrees below average. should be about 63 degrees and cool and breezy into san francisco. and about 75 and we'll see some sunshine into santa rosa. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. we have a developing problem spot right now in san jose. it's northbound 101 i mentioned it at old oakland road now a lane is blocked and traffic is beginning to backup beyond the 280 interchange so the accident northbound 101 old oakland road now three cars are involved. the rest of the south bay though free and clear including on 280 and the east bay on 24 near telegraph, it looks good until you reach the bay bridge
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toll plaza. then there's some slight delays in all lanes. let's go to 880 in oakland. no delays. looks good between the airport and downtown. that is your latest "timesaver traffic." back to you. >> thank you. developing knew now out of hayward. -- developing news now out of hayward. police are searching for i asuspect who shot a man in his car. police got calls of shots fired around 10:00 last night near revere and pottsdam street. officers believe the man was shot a few blocks away and drove to the spot. the victim is hospitalized in intensive care and there's a report of a white car in the area after the shooting. police aren't sure if that's involved. oakland plans to prevent damage to businesses seen in the recent protests. there's a new ban on items used for breaking windows and causing other destruction. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is at oakland city hall where the council met until early this
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morning. anne, good morning. >> reporter: they passed it at 1:20 this morning. this whole debate follows several that we have seen recently even nationwide. the decision between making things safer and the infringement upon civil liberties depending how you see it. now, this move was prompted by the protests over the acquittal of george zimmerman this month. protestors vandalizing buildings and cars in downtown oakland. this measure would ban hammers, clubs, shields, slingshots and spray-paint basically anything that could be used during a demonstration punishable by six months in jail or a $1,000 fine. >> there's a training component that would go along with this to make sure it was used appropriately to discourage people from bringing weapons to protests. >> reporter: the ban was put on the fast track after this man a waiter at flora restaurant in oakland was hit in the face with a hammer during one of
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those protests that got out of control. now, the acl you. is afraid that this could be taken too far. there's no real -- the aclu is afraid that this could be taken too far. there's now real outline of what could be allowed at a demonstration. we'll hear from them in the next half hour. live in oakland, anne makovec, kpix 5. chance of "shame" for another decision late last night. the city council voted to upgrade oakland's surveillance camera system. the money is coming from a federal grant for the domain awareness center, it will be a central hub for police and firefighters alike to monitor various cameras as well as other security systems. opponents are concerned about potential privacy violations. the former bart officer who killed oscar grant is headed to trial again. a federal appeals court cleared the way for two civil rights lawsuits against johannes mehserle from the father of oscar grant and five of his friends. mehserle shot the unarmed grant four years ago on the fruitvale station platform new year's day.
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he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and served two years. new this morning a 22-year- old man is in the hospital after he was beaten during an attack on san jose state's campus. it happened last night around 8:30 near the science building and martin luther king library. officers say two men got into an argument at some point during a fight. the victim's head was slammed into the concrete several times. he suffered injuries to his face. police say the attacker ran off. no progress to avert another bart strike. the transit agency and its unions accusing one another now of lying to the public. with only four days left until the contract expires, both sides will try again today. they will meet. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is live at the daly city bart station this morning where riders are preparing, i guess, for the worst. perhaps another strike, right, cate? >> reporter: i'm sure that's not what they are hoping for. but let's hope that progress is made. talks will begin at 10:00 this morning. and again, hopefully commuters here at the daly city bart station are planning for
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different ways to get to work starting next week based on what we heard from the negotiation yesterday. the two sides met in the same room for the first time in 11 days. seiu's negotiators said the session lasted 40 minutes and bart rejected several approaches the the finger pointing continued outside the bargaining room. bart said if they caved to union demands they would have to raise fares of 18%. the district's latest proposal offers an 8% raise over four years asking workers to pay 5% into pensions and 10% of their healthcare people are you know costs. the unions are asking for more than 13% over three years plus a two-year cost of living adjustment to keep up with bay area inflation. they argue the raises will be negated by what members will pay into healthcare and pensions. >> when in fact that 2% per increase per year results in either a net zero or something less for our members. >> our very first proposal
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represented a $140 million takeback from employees. and where we're at today represents a $33 million giveback to employees. >> reporter: now we're bracing for a potential other bay area strike. one transportation officials say will be worse than the first. this time the number of commuters will jump about 10% and that's because experts expect fewer people to be on vacation and this time there won't be a major holiday to break things up. live in daly city, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> the mtc met with regional transit agencies to talk about a backup plan. they can pick up 25% of bart's daily ridership similar to the last strike. former san jose vice mayor cindy chavez is about to join the santa clara county board of supervisors. she won yesterday's special runoff election in district 2. she beat out valley water district official trees va alvarado by 11%. recent years chavez was been a
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labor leader in the silicon valley. she replace george shirakawa, jr. who resigned from the board amid scandal in march and pleaded guilty to charges involving misuse of public and campaign funds. chavez says her main issues are crime-fighting and healthcare. >> we have a lot of people in this district in particular that don't have access to health insurance. i think all of us who live in this county really understand how important valley medical center is and the transition we make into health reform has to also protect that institution. >> chavez swearing-in ceremony will be next month. a sentencing hearing is set to begin in maryland this morning for army private bradley manning. he faces up to 136 years in prison for leaking u.s. government secrets to the website wikileaks. a military judge announced yesterday manning is acquitted of the most serious charge he faced, that's aiding the enemy. but he was found guilty of 19
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other criminal counts. those verdicts prompted protests in san francisco. >> free bradley manning! >> some say the judge's ruling could have a chilling effect on whistle-blowers and journalists. >> the message that this sends to whistle-blowers who might have very good patriotic intent that the government of the united states is doing something wrong and the people of the united states should know about it, the message that it sends to those kinds of whistle-blowers is, you better not do that or you're going to wind up in prison for many years just like bradley manning. >> the sentencing hearing is set to begin in about 20 minutes. meanwhile the u.s. justice department may partially declassify more surveillance programs. the department has agreed to a review that could reveal how it orders technology firms to become part of national security agency surveillance. this stems from a case involving sunnyvale-based yahoo which has been fighting for
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increased transparency regarding mass surveillance orders. 60 the. a new rule at sfo is aimed at preventing distractions when foreign airliners are landing. airlines cannot land side by side when others are coming in on the parallel runways. faa is worried that alarms could go off warning about another plane being too close. faa is also advising foreign pilots to use gps technology when landing. united has stop selling seats on the asiana flights between sfo and seoul. united has been offering passengers the option to book that asiana flight because both airlines are members of the star alliance, it's called code sharing but a united spokesman confirms the airline has dropped its code on that route now because of the investigation into the crash of asiana flight 214. time now is 6:10. a 200-foot radio tower now a pile of metal. how vandals cut off communication and why the fbi is now getting involved. >> i think if i can have my sister here, that would be
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great. >> a rush to apply for visas before it's too late. the immigration proposal that could have a big impact on millions of families. >> summer squeeze. the safety concerns as thousands pack a swimming pool to beat the heat. >> and we're looking for summer heat around the bay area. haven't found much lately. we'll talk about that coming up. >> the metering lights were just turned on. we have a backup now heading towards the upper deck of the bay bridge. where the delays begin. we'll let you know after the break. ♪
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tall telecommunications tower in las trampas regional park. whoever did it had to hike up rocky ridge with tools. but they did not knock out communications for emergency services. >> it's just one of many that in the public safety world if one goes down there are other towers that can come up so in this event there was never a loss of public safety services. >> a private company owns the tower but local governments and public safety agencies use it. the fbi is now helping local cops to find out who did it. taxsty drivers unleashing their anger on high-tech bandit cabs, so-called. a lot of horn honking at city hall yesterday. cabbies protested "rideshare" services like lift, sidecar and uber. those companies let passengers use an app on their phone to find a personal driver for lower rates than cabs. cabbies say it's illegal. the puc said "rideshare"
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companies can continue to operate if they follow basic safety rules. the final vote happens in september. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> we have some horn honking going on or at least some accidents happening, action happening right now westbound 580 so there's a new accident record near grant line and it's apparently involving a motorcycle lanes reportedly blocked as well so westbound 580 is beginning to stack up and even past grant line you can see it to livermore approaching vasco road. drive time is more than half hour now in those westbound lanes. also, this accident in san jose. they are working to clear it. northbound 101 approaching old oakland road has been blocking one lane and the shoulder for a while. so it looks like all lanes may have just reopened. unfortunately traffic is stacked up in the area to at least story road. the rest of the south bay though if you are coming up 280 through downtown the guadalupe parkway, everything else as you can see from these live speed sensors showing 65, 63 miles per hour. so everything else looks good. let's head along the peninsula. if you are heading towards sfo
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this is what it looks like. bayshore everything on 101 is at the limit this morning really looks good towards san mateo. and mass transit bart has more than 45 trains all on time systemwide, muni caltrain and ferries also reporting no delay. there is a delay at the bay bridge toll plaza. let's show you that. the metering lights were turned on just after 6:00. now we're left with delays in the cash and the fastrak lanes. they are filling in even in those middle lanes backed up towards the overcrossings. no incidents on the bridge just the usual slow-and-go conditions up the incline and over to the golden gate bridge, hey, it looks good no delay on northbound or southbound 101. in the commute direction there are four southbound lanes open getting into san francisco. that is your latest "timesaver traffic." here's lawrence with the forecast. >> winds gusting to 37 miles per hour in fairfield so a strong sea breeze into the delta we'll see more fog this morning and drizzle at the
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coastline. that's all going to start to break up. that's typical of summer days here, cool to mild conditions this afternoon but these temperatures going to stay well below the average for this time of year and then just a little change over the next few days. we have a trough of low pressure camped out along the coastline that's ushering in that cool marine air and keeping our temperatures cool so below normal today and probably for the next few days then maybe sunday we'll start to warm up. central valley 97 degrees in fresno, 96 sunny in yosemite. 69 degrees in monterey bay. delays at sfo on arriving flights due to the low clouds now almost about 40 minutes. temperatures around the bay today 74 degrees. sunny in san jose. 67 oakland. and only partly cloudy into san francisco about 63 and on the breezy side. 50s and 60s at the coast. if you want to check out the as game, they are playing at 12:35 today should be sunny and mild about 67-degree. minor fluctuations the next few
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days, maybe warmer on friday and cooling a tad come saturday then warming back up again on sunday then warmer on monday. so you get the idea. just minor fluctuations these next few days. dog days of summer are here >> thank you. a 6-year-old boy trapped between his bed and his roof after it collapsed from heavy rain is safe. video shows the boy crying and screaming for help from under all of that debris. rescuers had to use a hydraulic expansion class top lift the roof and allowing him to climb in and reach the boy. thousands of swimmers filled an indoor wave pool in southwest china. take a look. visitors were trying to escape a heat wave in the saltwater pool. located in an amusement park. 15,000 people visited the pool on saturday. triple what the pool was designed to hold. staffers say emergency crews and lifeguards are on hand to prevent any danger. >> maybe some rechlorination is in order, too. [ laughter ]
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okay. asian families are urged to apply for visas now before it's too late. there's a big backlog of family waiting to get into the united states and under the immigration reform act congress is prosing to eliminate categories of family visas. u.s. citizens would no longer be able to petition siblings and parents could not sponsor adult married children over 31 years old. >> they are essentially reducing the line by reducing the number of people who can be in which isn't fair, sort of throwing out the baby with the bathwater but is a way i think they are trying to reduce future bag logs by saying fewer people can get in line. >> immigration officials say about 40% of those waiting for family visas come from mainland china, the philippines, south korea and vietnam. for those who have already applied their applications are valid. 6:20 now. how a bedbug scare could have a serious financial impact on a bay area charity. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell.
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former giants closer brian wilson has a new home you might not like and an off night at the coliseum for the as who made the trade. we'll tell you about it coming up. ,, ,,
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play o' the day, from major league baseball. the houston astros' jonathan vir (vee-ar) good morning. there is a report out of new york that eight players will be suspended due to the links to the biogenesis case. alex rodriguez and nelson cruz are the two biggest names. not facing suspension according to the report bartolo colon who served his last year. brian wilson has signed with the dodgers. he is expected to join the big leagues in a couple of weeks. the giants didn't offer him a contract despite watching him work out this month. >> and shear the beard is already available online. barry zito still looking for win number 1 on the road
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did not get it against the phillies last night. carlos ruiz took it deep. zito didn't make it out of the 4th. the giants lost again 7-3. dan straley didn't fare better against the blue jays 1st inning. they lost 5-0. the as got an infielder from the angels in return for grant green the top infield prospect. he is only hitting .250 for the season. not sure about that deal. and the shark lock up joe pavelski to a five-year $30 million extension. it's about the same deal logan couture got this summer so the transitioning from thornton and marleau to joe and couture. the mlb trade deadline this afternoon. stay tuned. we'll have more information on that coming up tonight at 6:00. have a great day, everybody.
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play of the day, major league baseball. the astros jonathan villar on third base about to steal home. it doesn't happen very often. the pitcher a sleep at the wheel. villar scores a run. that's the only highlight for houston for the season because the oreos beat them up again, 4- 3 the final -- the orioles beat them up again, 4-3 the final. 6:26. locked in a cell for four days with no food or watered. the accident that turned into a huge payout for a california college student. >> it isn't the way we roll in new york city. >> refusing to bow out, anthony weiner's new video plea to save his troubled campaign. >> reporter: if you are headed to a distribution in this city, leave your hammer and your spray-paint at home. the new rules and the penalties for bringing makeshift weapons to oakland. ,,,,
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we're closer to another bay area bart strike. the numbers that bart claims keeping the two sides apart. >> donations dumped. how a bedbug scare is putting a huge financial strain on the bay area charity. >> fog thick in spots we have sunshine early on today. what will happen today? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and as we go flying with our traffic sensors, over the altamont pass and livermore, we are seeing some good sized delays this morning. your longest bay area drive times coming up. good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, july 31. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:30. new this morning, leave your weapons home at the next oakland protest. the city has banned tools of
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violence that could be used to cause damage. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec at oakland city hall this morning where the vote came after 1:00 early this morning. anne. >> reporter: at 1:20 this morning. this is one of those civil liberties versus safety debates but in this case, the council was in agreement and they passed this ban early this morning. basically it bans anything that can be used as a makeshift weapon during a demonstration like hammers, clubs, shields, slingshots and spray-paint allowing police to make preemptive arrests. you can jailed for six months or face a $1,000 fine. this move comes after a waiter at a restaurant in oakland was hit in the face by a protestor with a hammer during demonstrations against the george zimmerman acquittal earlier this month. an extreme case and the aclu is afraid a blanket ban could take things too far. >> is the intent to allow people to carry hammers to
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raiders events but not to political protests? that kind of singling out is problematic. >> reporter: this is more video from the just protests. they left a mess after three days of protesting. a similar ban was brought up during the "occupy" protest when it was controversial and councilmembers thought it would inflame protestors even more but this time they said enough is enough. live in oakland, anne makovec, kpix 5. meanwhile crowds chanted "shame" for a minute after another controversial vote last night. oakland will accept $2 million in a federal grant to upgrade oakland surveillance cameras. that money is for what called the domain awareness center. it will be a central hub for both police and firefighters to
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monitor various cameras as well as other security systems. critics worry it will violate privacy. new details on a nearly 2- year-old homicide in oakland. police have released cell phone photos which they hope will help solve the case. 32-year-old darian stone army reservist and father of three from fremont was shot to death at a halloween party in 2011 on el paseo drive. the killer hasn't been caught. stone's relatives are still concerned about their own safety. so they would only speak to kpix 5 off camera. >> i feel like he just -- somebody just stole his life from him and it wasn't fair to me. >> here are photos of four women captured on stone's cell phone camera the night he died. investigators believe the women may have witnessed the shooting but left the scene before officers arrived. there's a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest. a candlelight vigil is planned tonight for daphne webb the 21-month-old oakland girl
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missing since july 9. her father told police she was taken from his suv while he was in a supermarket. the vigil is set to begin at 6:30 at the sequoia community church in oakland. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran live at the daly city bart station this morning where we're now 4 days closer to a potential bart strike. cate, both sides have a long way to go before they reach a deal. >> reporter: yes, they do. talks will resume again at 10 a.m. i can tell you that bart trains are running here at the daly city bart station but based off of what we're hearing from these negotiations, they could come to a stop next week. let's take a look at the proposals on the table so far. bart's latest proposal offers an 8% raise over 4 years asking workers to pay 5% into pensions and 10% of their healthcare premiums. the unions are asking for more than 13% over three years plus a 2% cost of living adjustment to keep up with bay area inflation. they argue the raises won't
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matter after what members will pay into healthcare and pensions. yesterday they met for the first time in 11 days. the union says the session lasted 40 minutes without any progress in the battle going on outside of the bargaining table. bart revealed its contract proposal and other numbers they claim are keeping the two sides apart. we wanted to let the public know we're days away from the deadline and wanted to know where they stood. >> no matter where you stand on the issue, the bay area is closer to a four-day strike they say it will be worse than the last. they estimate 10% more drivers and commuters than the last strike. this time transit agency aren't adding many alternatives compared to last time. they say they are only going to add a few extra shuttles and a ferry. live in daly city, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> if a strike happens
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thousands of bart riders will turn to the ferries again. more than 19,000 people a day took the ferries during the last strike. that's triple the normal average. this time ferries will add a 5 a.m. departure from oakland and vallejo. a 6 a.m. departure from alameda. 8 departures before 10:00 so a lot to do. >> i lot of commuters hope they will reach an agreement soon. >> it would be nice to take a cruise across the bay. >> we can do that and still ride bart. >> that's true. the fog is back. the summer fog kicking into the bay area. very thick of course. we have seen day after day now of well below average temperatures today no exception. a little cloudy in spots. inland valleys looking good a couple mid- to high-level clouds in the distance. cloudy skies in the bay thick enough we have seen some drizzle this morning. temperatures starting out in the 50s and low 60s around the bay area. but i think by the end of the day again these temperatures
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running well below average. comfortable in spots. 74 degrees in san jose. 84 and warm in morgan hill. east bay temperatures 70s and some low 80s in many spots. then inside the bay it will take a while for the clouds to break up and only partial clearing into san francisco. breezy and 63 degrees. 69 and breezy lots of sunshine this afternoon into hayward. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thank you. and if your commute takes you close to the bay bridge, we'll have a bit of a wait plenty of company this morning. fortunately no incidents but there are cars as you can see jamming up towards the foot of the maze about 15 minutes right now to get you on the bay bridge upper deck. let's go to our maps and check a couple of other problem spots. an earlier crash is out of lanes in san jose northbound 101 at old oakland road but it's backed up beyond the 280- 680 interchange. towards westbound 580 they were unable to locate that accident westbound 580 at grant line that we mentioned. so still slow in the area though at least from the livermore struck scales towards
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-- past vasco now. if your commute takes you towards walnut creek here's a live look southbound 680 approaching north main where it is starting to get crowded as you get closer towards that 24 interchange. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. 6:38. this just in. facebook stock passes the $38 ipo price for the first time since that troubled initial public offering. back in may of last year it dipped into the teens at one point and now steady at 38 plus this morning. jason brooks will have more in 10 minutes. bedbugs are the reason good will is throwing away a lot of donated goods. workers spotted the bed books at goodwill warehouses in san francisco and burlingame last friday. they started throwing things out on saturday. today insects experts will check the burlingame warehouse for more bedbugs and they still have to treat part of the san francisco warehouse to kill the pests. the uc-san diego student locked up and forgotten about for four days will get $4 million.
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it all happened in april of last year. daniel chong was left in a room without windows by federal drug agents without food or water. he says he did whatever he had to, to survive. [ inaudible ] >> i didn't sit there quietly i was kicking the door yelling and put some shoelaces through the crack in the door for visual signs. i didn't stay still, no. i was screaming. >> the 23-year-old was incoherent and suffering from kidney failure when he was found. he was at a friend's house during a drug raid but was never charged. the san diego city council is going to sue bob diller in to recover money the city will pay for the sexual harassment lawsuits that have been filed against the mayor. eight women have accused him of unwanted sexual advances. the latest accuser told her story yesterday. >> he pulled my hand closer to him and he reached over to kiss me. i turned my head at that moment
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and on the side of my face i got a very wet saliva-filled kiss including feeling his tongue on my cheek. >> seven of san diego's nine city council members have urged filner to step down. you don't know new york. so you don't know me. quit isn't the way we roll in new york city. >> embattled candidate anthony weiner has released a new video to emphasize his plan to stay in the new york mayoral race. weiner has slumped in the polls since new information surfaced about inappropriate text messaging and photos he had sent to several women. it's an extension to a scandal that forced him out of congress a couple of years ago. the democratic primary in new york is six weeks away. time now 6:40. the perfect solution for city living. a car that parallel parks itself. >> we like that. and from the battlefield to the football field, you are going to meet the army veteran who is living out a dream now as an nfl cheer leader.
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>> and the market just opened up about 10 minutes ago. let's check the early numbers. everything is looking up. coming up we'll get an update on the facebook passing its ipo price from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. ,,
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with house and senate democ. here's a live look at capit president obama are hold private meetings today with house and senate democrats. here's a live look at capitol hill where lawmakers begin a new work day. the meetings are morale boosters for democrats before they leave for august. when they return in september, they face a series of challenging issues, including the debt ceiling and a looming government shutdown.
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>> as washington heads toward yet another budget debate, the stakes couldn't be higher. >> immigration reform is also on the post-recess agenda. america's economic growth is picking up steam as the year goes on. here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks to chat about it. a good day for facebook. >> reporter: good morning. big day for wall street. lots on their plate and we'll start with facebook this morning. the company yesterday came close to closing at a record high that it reached on its first day of trading last year at $38.23. this morning, its stock crossed over $38 for the first time since that day just a little bit below that. the stock has been on a tear since it reported earnings last week that exceeded expectations making a lot more money on mobile advertising key for the social network and the stock has been up about a third in value since that time. commerce department this morning reporting on the economy. it says that the 2nd quarter it
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grew at a pace of 1.7%. that's still weak but it was stronger than the 1.1% clip that we saw in the 1st quarter which was revised considerably lower and one of the problems in the 2nd quarter was that consumer spending was not as strong. it grew at a rate of 1.8% to 2.3% in the 1st quarter. overall in 2012, growth of 2.8% will be hard pressed to match that this year. ahead of the critical jobs report due on friday from the labor department, private payroll tracker adp says there was a gain of 200,000 jobs in july better than expected. and we'll hear from the fed later this morning after a two- day meeting and for potential clues on eventual bond tapering. the market off to a decent start dow up by 49. nasdaq picking up 17. s&p up by 5. michelle and frank, back to you. >> thank you. two former apple store employees have filed a class action lawsuit accusing apple of making them wait for 30
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minutes a shift while their bags were searched for possible stolen goods when they left the store. employees said they should have been paid for that time but weren't. it added up to $1,500 a year. no comment from apple. they are still trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug that made 372 people sick in 15 states. iowa, nebraska, have linked some of the cases to prepackaged salad mix but federal health officials have said the mix is not to blame for all the cases. mother nature's fury and its beauty combined into one incredible sight over tampa bay. this is a waterspout in pinellas county, florida. strong storms moved into the area yesterday evening creating this phenomenal. the national weather service received reports that the waterspout lasted about 15 minutes. >> that's like a mini tornado out there. >> out over the water. dangerous for boaters. >> you don't what to see those. stay away. around the bay area today we have some more typical weather. we have low clouds and fog that
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have surged onshore. looks like the numbers will be running below average for this time of year. yet we are going to see a little sunshine into the afternoon. the temperatures though going to stay on the cool to mild side and the fog is thick enough this morning that we are seeing some drizzle toward the coastline. little change is expected into the next five to seven days just minor fluctuations. it's because we have this trough of low pressure that is camped out along the west coast and so we are going to keep these temperatures running well below average around the bay area today. as you approach the coastline of course we have plenty of low clouds and fog. the fog also causing delays at sfo to about 40 minutes. if you are heading across the country not so bad although we could see some thunderstorms into chicago. that could cause some problems but should be nice getting into new york today. 79 partly cloudy skies. temperatures around the bay today in the 70s and 80s in the south bay 50s and 60s at the coast. maybe some mid-80s well inland by the afternoon. then cool 60s into san francisco with partial clearing. cloudy and 58 degrees in daly city. next couple of days no major changes then maybe slightly
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warmer as we head to the latter part of the week. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. they have called out for tow crews now on southbound 680 by stoneridge. this is was reported within the last 15 minutes. westbound 237 by the 880 interchange, first reports as well of a stalled van. that's blocking one lane. so we are starting to see some delays now. you notice the drive time at the bottom of your screen is in the slow category. 9 minutes now between 880 and 101. you can see it coming around the bend there. 24 looks good heading out of the caldecott tunnel. east by drive times obviously westbound 580 heavy this morning. bart, muni, caltrain and ace no
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delays. that's traffic. back to you. an electric car described as revolutionary has been unveiled in new zealand. yes, it does parallel parking for you. the karmasster minded by engineers in new sealant and china has motors on each wheel. it will be available in two years. here's a traffic sign that might have a few folks confused a little bit. the privately posted sign says, please slow drively. [ laughter ] >> the sign right in front of a preschool has got people chuckling. the good news is, the sign is working because people are so confused they slow down and read it and say, all right, we'll slow down then. funny. >> doesn't make sense but you still understand what they are trying to say. >> exactly. time for a look at what's coming up later on "cbs this morning." gayle king for the second day in a row joins us live in the big chair in new york. good morning, gayle. >> reporter: two days in a row. >> we like it.
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>> reporter: hello, frank and michelle. i like it, too. ahead verbal sparring between two outspoken republicans has some wondering if the race for 2016 is already heating up. plus drought, flooding, extreme heat. "cbs this morning" contributor on how severe weather is affecting how our food tastes and more importantly what it costs. and jewelry heists jail breaks and a gang called the pink panthers. you will hear from the filmmaker given unprecedented access to the world's most successful jewel thieves. the news is back in the morning. we'll see you at 7:00. back to you. >> sounds like a great show. thank you, gayle. it all starts at 7:00. >> reporter: see you. something new for a daredevil in china. he took a walk between two hot air balloons. that's the steel beam between the blooms. it's about 20 yards long and 2" wide and the daredevil spent 38 seconds walking on it. he had to squat down for a moment during the walk to keep his balance. the stunt earned him a new lifting in the guinness book of world records.
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wow. >> no, thank you. this is amazing, too. an iraq war veteran has traded in her rifle for pompoms. >> an arizona cardinals cheerleader is sharing her story. megan tried out for the squad after completing her 16-month tour of duty in iraq. she served as a platoon leader there. she also managed the communications network for the largest u.s. base. apparently she met some nfl cheerleaders there who were entertaining the troops. they gave her some advice on auditioning. >> it's such an amazing experience to be at this age and to do this after taking such a long break it's been really exciting. >> she started doing ballet classes when she was 9. she danced competitively before signing up with the military. welter now serves as an army reservist when she is not cheering for the cardinals on sundays. >> good for her. takes a lot of practice to be the king of competitive eating. joey chestnut of san jose holds that title but he has a little
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competition now. meet matt stonie also from the south bay. he has been competing side by side with chest in us. stonie even though he is tough has won a few matches. the 21-year-old trains by eating nearly anything and everything in 60 seconds he can eat 7 burritos, 18 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and 22 jell-o cups. >> these runners running 10, like 26 miles, and i can never think to do that. i say why do you push yourself? and i enjoy it. >> his nickname is megatoad and when he is not competing he stays in shape by working out and following a strict diet. new rules to make demonstrations more safe in oakland. we'll tell you about them and the controversy coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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i'm anne makovec live in oakland where early this morning the city council passed a new ban on makeshift weapons during demonstrations here in oakland. the move was prompted by the recent protests you see here over the acquittal of george zimmerman earlier this month when protestors were vandalizing buildings and cars in downtown oakland for three nights straight. this measure will ban things like hammers, clubs, shields, slingshots and spray-paint, basically anything that could be used as a weapon during a demonstration punishable by six months in jail or a $1,000 fine. this ban was put on the fast track after this man a waiter at flora restaurant in oakland was hit in the face with a hammer during a protest that got out of control. now, the aclu is afraid this ban could be an infringement on
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free speech. if it's not properly defined what a demonstration may be. but the city council said they had to do something to protect life and property here in oakland after not only these recent protests but what we saw during "occupy" oakland a couple of years ago. live in oakland, anne makovec, kpix 5. some developing news out of the south bay. police are looking for a suspect who brutally beat a man on san jose state's campus. it happened last night around 8:30 near the science building. officers say two men got into an argument at some point during a fight. the 22-year-old victim's head was slammed into the concrete several times. he suffered injuries to his face. the deadline to reach a compromise fast approaching now from bart in all of its employees. time for contract negotiations run out august 4 sunday nigh at midnight. they may strike monday. they met yesterday for the first time in 11 days. the union said it didn't go well. talks resume this morning at
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10:00. if there is a bart strike of course keep it tuned their kpix 5. we will be closely watching the bay bridge toll plaza where it could really get backed up. in the meantime, we are already seeing delays this morning. pretty typical commute right now it is jamming up to the foot of the maze probably 15 minutes to get on the bridge but our sensors picking you will slowing across the upper deck even past treasure island. our bright spot 880 in oakland, everything looks good towards downtown. >> it's gray outside. >> you guys like the fog? [ laughter ] >> too bad! we are getting more now! it should clear out by the afternoon. 50s and some 60s out the door a little drizzle coastside by the afternoon, fog peels back to the coast. you will see some 70s and low 80s in many of the interior valleys, 50s and 60s at the coast. more sunshine toward the weekend. >> we like that. >> we were just being honest. >> i appreciate that. >> by the way, that was unanimous. >> thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. remember, your next local update is 7:26.
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>> "cbs this morning" is next. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, july 31st, 2013. welcome to "cbs this morning." the penalty phase begins for bradley manning. will the judge send a message to other leakers? and anthony weiner has a message of his own, he is not quitting. >> will a-rod be banned from baseball? we could know very soon. plus, an inside look at the world's most successful jewel theft ring. >> but we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> you can't take it upon yourself to disclose secrets and put american lives at risk. i think a life sentence is more than fair. >> bradley manning faces decades in prison. >> the former army private


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