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cooler. 75 livermore, 67 very breezy in san francisco. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> reporter: thanks, lawrence. this is the kind of commute we like to see. we just checked in with chp and so far no big hot spots. there haven't been for the last 30, 35 minutes or so. so here is a live look at the south bay. this is 101 near the mckee exit. we have our photographer standing by this morning. headlights are in the northbound direction and so far traffic is moving at the speed limit between san jose and santa clara. let's check out some other roadways around the bay area. and here is a live look at the nimitz. 880 in oakland, there's still maybe some lanes blocked from overnight roadwork. it should be in the clearing stages this morning northbound 880 approaching embarcadero. anyway it's not enough to impact your travel time. that's still in the clear. and a bridge check, san mateo bridge traffic moving fine this morning out of hayward towards the peninsula and bart has all their trains running all on schedule. in fact they have more than 30 all good to go including those heading towards downtown san francisco. that's traffic. back to you. new this morning, it was an
especially violent night in the east bay. police were called out to several shootings throughout oakland overnight. kpix 5's cate caugiran is getting the latest from oakland police this morning. cate. reporter: michelle, from what we understand, investigators are trying to figure out why these areas and if these areas were targeted overnight. now, we know that several neighbors woke up around 10:20 last night to several gunshots. oakland police say that two 17- year-old boys drove up to the intersection of 82 and and rudgear and shot at several homes and car in the area and several teens drove away by the time officers got there. fortunately no one was injured in that shooting. however, as the two teens try to get away, their car hit another at church and bancroft near the eastmont towne centre. that crash killed one man in the other car. officers caught up with the
suspects. those two 17-year-old boys are in custody. extent of their injuries is unknown. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> this news comes two days before the oakland city council is considering a highly controversial curfew for the city. the curfew would include fines and punishment for violators. oakland police are investigating another death from late last night. a man's body was found in the street of the 2400 block of 89th avenue. that was shortly after 11:00. the man had been shot in the head. no word on suspects in this case. and developing as you wake up this morning, a deadly standoff enters day 4 after mill stands storm this upscale shopping mall in kenya. live pictures now outside the westgate mall in nairobi, kenya. al qaeda-linked militants have killed at least 62 people but as many as 10 hostages may still be alive inside the mall. this morning, u.s. officials are investigating whether americans might be among those attackers. sue kwon has been monitoring the news coming in from kenya this morning and joins us with
more. >> reporter: this morning a large explosion was heard from the complex and the drama is playing out on twitter. there are reports that two or three americans as well as a british woman could be among the attackers. reporter: more gunfire rang out from inside the westgate mall in nairobi. the kenyan military is trying to end a four-day standoff with terrorists who stormed the mall over the weekend. more than 60 people were killed in the attack. some hostages are still believed to be inside the building. the somalia-based terrorist group al-shabab has claimed responsibility for the attack. the kenyan government says several americans are among the killers. >> from the information that we have, two or three americans and i think so far i have heard of one brit. >> reporter: the kenya foreign minister says al-shabab has reaching out to young jihadists to expand their capabilities. the group has been known to recruit somali-americans from
the u.s. like these men who went to somalia to train and fight. >> if you guys only knew how much fun we have over here. this is the real disneyland. >> reporter: al-shabab says it has no foreigners inside the westgate mall. the u.s. says it is investigating the claims. the terror group tweeted that members were still holding ground inside the mall and some hostages were still alive. now, that was in response to a tweet from kenya's interior ministry that said security forces were in control of westgate. >> sue, it seems social media is really giving authorities a picture of what's really going on inside. right? >> reporter: yeah. it gives a picture of not only people tweeting from inside and around the area and we saw just 20 minutes ago a tweet from a journalist on the ground who saw a tank or large armored vehicle coming in. what they are trying to do is cut off the terror group by, uhm, eliminating their -- their ability to keep putting out feeds so they have to keep
changing their twitter handles. >> sue kwon, thanks so much. happening today, president obama will address the opening of the u.n. general assembly session later this morning. and during that visit he may shake hands with the president of iran in what could signal the beginning of a thaw in relations between the two countries. right now you're taking a live look. president hassan rouhani says he would like has country to improve contact with the outside world and that's prompting cautious optimism from western diplomats. >> so the time is now right for those statements to be matched by concrete steps by iran. >> on thursday, secretary of state john kerry is scheduled to meet with his iranian counterpart to discuss iran's nuclear program. it's the first time the two nations will hold substantive talks since the iranian revolution in 1979. this afternoon, president obama will appear at an event with former president bill clinton to talk about the new healthcare law. the joint appearance comes
exactly a week before people without health insurance must start signing up for coverage via new insurance marketplaces. clinton says opponents should stop trying to block the law and work to improve it instead. we'll hear more from the former president on a wide array of issues later on "cbs this morning." right now, 5:06. pleasanton police are expected to give us some more information this morning on a brutal attack that happened over the past weekend. 51-year-old david lamont is in a coma after being attacked outside his home early saturday morning. police say he went outside to see about a disturbance and tried to get a group of people, young people, to be quiet. his wife later found him unconscious in the street. right now, there are no suspects. a 15-year-old boy recovering from being beaten in the candlestick parking lot after sunday's 49ers game. police say the teen had been drinking when he got into a stranger as car. when he was asked to get out, the boy allegedly unzipped his pants and was about to urinate inside the car. he was punched and kicked. 29-year-old from fresno was
arrested in a car just a few blocks away. a 2-year-old pittsburg girl was badly hurt after she was hit by an suv. the accident happened last night as the little girl was playing outside a home on jimno avenue near north parkside drive. investigators say a ball rolled into the street and the girl ran after it. that's when she was struck by a range rover. the driver of the suv stopped and tried to help. police do not think alcohol or speed were an issue. no word on the little girl's condition at this time. also in eastern contra costa a woman hit and killed a 12-year-old boy with her yukon yesterday. officers say the driver had just dropped her kids off at excelsior middle school in byron when she struck the boy who was on his bike. the victim is from discovery bay. the woman stopped and cooperated with police. >> reporter: some new road rules drivers must make room now for bicyclists. the brand-new law requires cars to give cyclists three feet of space when passing on a state roadway and if the driver doesn't have the room, then he
has to slow down. some cyclists kpix 5 spoke to think the law is a good move but aren't sure drivers will actually follow through. >> i think it's great. i have been riding for -- and racing for many years and it's pretty much sucks when they ride up on you. >> it's not too bad on a wide road like this but when you get on the narrower records you're lucky if they give you three inches, nevermind three feet. >> if you are caught breaking the law, it's a $35 fine and if a driver causes a crash, that could be fined or -- the bicyclist could be fined up to $200. october 10 is the deadline for bart and its unions. that's the deadline they have to come up with a contract for employees or we're looking at another strike. here's what's happening at the bargaining table. the bart board which originally offers no raises is now offering a 10% pay hike over four years. the transit system which was hoping to save $140 million is now looking to dish out $34 million. >> i hope that the other side was going to be reasonable,
that if we made leaps, they would make leaps, as well. it's proven not to be true though. >> they started way below where they should have. they started at minus 12%, you know, net so if you look at that, they had a long way to go. so the movement they made where they're at now they should have been months ago. >> the unions are not budging. they are still asking for a 21% raise over the next four years which will cost bart around $86 million. the two sides are expected to resume talks this week. a peninsula pg&e shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the utilities' management alleging money for pipeline safety was used for heft eve bonuses and other corporate uses. pg&e has not responded to the suit that was filed yesterday. meanwhile the utility says it has settled nearly 500 claims from the san bruno disaster at the cost of $560 million. coming up now, 509 dining, an in-flight reprieve. if you -- 5:09. an in-flight reprieve. why you might not have to power
down next time you take off. >> seeing your child on fire and screaming helped me definitely, pretty terrifying. >> a freak accident leaving a child badly burned. his mother's warning to other parents. >> and fries without the guilt. how burger king says it's possible. >> cold front headed our way. our temperatures going to be cooling down. the winds will be kicking up. we'll have details coming up. >> and a reminder continue to expect delays around san francisco's moscone center. oracle openworld continues. howard street also shut down between 3rd and 4th. more on your morning commute coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
newsroom. we're getting reports of a 7 point 7 earthquake hitting southwes . we've got some breaking news just into the newsroom now. we are getting reports of a 7.7 earthquake hitting southwestern pakistan. no word on any injuries or damages. we'll bring you the very latest as we get it. burger king wants you to enjoy french fries without the guilt now. starting today they are offering a new item a new crinkle cut french fry that clocks in at 270 calories. a regular fries are 350 so you save a little there. >> no guilt? for what? what's that, do the math. 80 calories? the world's number 2 hamburger restaurant says they are using a new batter that
doesn't absorb as much oil. the new menu item is called satisfries. it's trending right now on social media this morning. also trending now, halloween already the online countdown has begun and we're only 36 days away. where does the time go? >> somebody's counting. >> kenya also where it's day 4 of a hostage standoff between kenyan security forces and terrorists who stormed the mall in nairobi. new york, that's where the united nations general assembly is meeting. president obama will give a speech later today. and obamacare, the senate is debating a budget bill funding for obamacare at stake. you can tomorrow us on twitter at cbssf. >> traffic isn't trending? >> i don't know why. why is it not? nothing going on. >> reporter: we have one little minor fender-bender on 680 but -- won't even mention it because it's not causing any issues. a lot of folks heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza, this is what it looks like.
all lanes look like this at 5:14 a.m. everything is moving right along all the way into san francisco. hey, we're picking up a few changing colors. we begin to see slowing coming out of tracy 205 through the altamont pass. it picks up past north flynn especially vasco where we really see the clearing but highway 4 also beginning to stack up a little bit that one little red sense there are approaching "a" street. eastbound there's some roadwork approaching somersville that will be picked up by 6:00. south bay problem-free on the guadalupe parkway, 101, and 280 through downtown. mass transit nothing really to note. bart systemwide on time. your ferries should start in about a half hour from now. good to go reporting no delays. caltrain and ace train number 1 also moving fine out of the central valley. that is the latest from the "timesaver traffic" center. and i know lawrence is closely watching the winds today. >> yeah, those winds likely to pick up now fairly calm outside but a cold front diving in our direction not going to bring us
any rain but likely going to see some cooler temperatures and those winds going to blow in spots toward the coastline. out the door now 50s and 60s skies mostly clear. a mild start to the day but by the afternoon, we are going to keep these temperatures down compared to yesterday as much as 5 to 10 degrees cooler. it will be breezy inside the bay. those numbers in the 60s and the 70s. 60s and cool and windy toward the coastline. and maybe some upper 70s the warmest spots well inland. the reason, this cold front diving in out of the gulf of alaska. that is about to make its way into the bay area through the morning hours and once it pushes on by, that is when those winds are likely to pick up. of course that cool air coming in from the gulf of alaska will drop down the temperatures a bit. notice those winds picking up through the day as you see on our computer model. but by the afternoon over 20 miles per hour sustained so you get the idea the winds are going t howl. america's cup may not be able to race today. 74 degrees in san jose. 74 milpitas. 64 and cool in pacifica and windy too. you will see a lot of 70s into the east bay almost 80 degrees
into brentwood. and then inside the bay we'll keep you in the 60s and the 70s, those winds picking up through the golden gate. and a cool 63 and windy into daly city. next couple of days, we'll keep those temperatures down quite a bit. in fact, looks like we'll bottom out on wednesday. come thursday, high pressure starts to sneak back in. our temperatures warming up by this next weekend moving well back into the 80s with plenty of sunshine. but today, yeah, going to howl a bit around the bay area. >> that is right out of the chamber of commerce though. >> beautiful. >> sun balls across the board. >> that's what we are supposed to have this time of the year. fall usually the warmest nicest time of the year. >> we like you lawrence. >> just today. >> tomorrow, not so sure. [ laughter ] frequent flyers know all- electronic devices must be turned off during take-off and landing but that could soon all change. an faa advisory panel is considering lifting the electronic ban. the new guidelines are expected to allow reading ebooks, listening to podcasts and watching videos. analysts say there's no definite correlation between electronics and interference of
flight systems. >> they really only had anecdotal evidence that in any way, shape or form that it somewhat interfered with the aircraft's performance. they can never prove anything like that. >> talking on cell phones will remain off limits because phone signals are strong enough to potentially interfere with the plane. industry analysts say there are more than 17,000 medical apps out there. the food and drug administration will mostly focus on apps that turn a smartphone into a device like a heart monitor. the fda says those apps could potentially pose risks to users and will soon regulate them. young boys suffering barnes because of his mother's electronic -- burns because of his mother's electronic cigarette. his mother was driving and her. ecigarette was in its charger. suddenly it exploded sending a white hot copper coil flying apparently starting a fire under the boy's car seat.
>> seeing your child on fire and them screaming help me is definitely pretty terrifying. >> barlow says her son suffered second- and third-degree burns. but apparently, he is going to be okay. president obama got caught talking about his battle with nicotine and his wife. >> yes. a microphone was open when the president was talking with an official at the united nations. to [ inaudible ] it smoking. . >> president obama: that's because i'm scared of my wife. [ laughter ] >> the president said he started chewing nicorette gum after the first lady convinced him to quit smoking. but just good. >> it worked. ♪[ music ] [ singing ] >> that, my friends, is why shaq plays basketball. but he was singing too. why the big man of basketball is belting out tunes once again
coming up. i'm dennis o'donnell. would there be champagne popping in the bay area for the second straight day? and did the raiders lose more than just a game in denver last night? we'll tell you next. >> what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at kpix.com/coolschool. we may feature your school on the show. ,,,,,,,,,, goodnight.
o'neal belted out a tune tow s a [ shaq singing ] ♪ sacramento what a beautiful place ♪ >> ouch. my ears hurt. >> louis armstrong is crying somewhere. >> i think so. shaquille o'neal belted out a tune to show his new found love for sacramento. he is now officially a minority owner of the kings. and by the way, back in 2002 when shaq was a laker he called the kings the queens. >> hm. >> shaq has not commented on whether or not he will be a hands-on owner. good morning, everybody. the raiders ran into the hottest quarterback in football history last night. peyton manning has thrown 12 touchdowns, no interceptions, in three games. raider fans, that one anyway, got a front row seat to watch peyton manning go to work and he did early. decker touchdown. then in the 2nd quarter, a wide- open walker touchdown. 17-0. manning's third and final
touchdown to julius thomas, he threw for 374 yards on the night. and the raiders are dominated by the denver broncos. but the bad news terrelle pryor was hit hard late had a concussion. the raiders lose 37-21. we'll know more later this week about the status of terrelle pryor. not much of a hangover for the a's a day after clinching the west. brandon moss padded the lead against the angels. a two-run home run. his 28th of the year. a's still trying to get home field advantage throughout the play-offs. they win 10-5. america's cup will continue. team oracle once again first at the start line and by the fourth gate they open up a 21- second lead on emirates team new zealand. they go on to win by 33 seconds. the second race of the day was postponed. so if team oracle can win the two races later today, that would set up a final and decisive race on wednesday. by the way, you're hearing the winds are going to be picking up. wind will not be a factor or
lack thereof today. that's it everybody. i'm dennis o'donnell. we'll see you tonight. it may be too windy actually. our play of the day comes from texas where the rangers still trying to creep into the play-offs. alex rios is helping. got a double in the 1st inning against the astros then beat out a single in the 3rd inning. same in the fourth. he goes deep. and then the hardest part of the cycle is of course getting the triple. alex rios bats number 4 and there she blows. the shot into right center. that's going to drop for a triple. he goes around all the bases hits for the cycle and rangers beat up the houston astros 12- 0. rangers still alive. 5:25 now. coming up, don't believe everything you read online. the harsh new penalties for fake reviews. >> and evacuations now under way. the latest on a growing wildfire burning in southern california. live pictures from the l.a. area. ,,
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terrorist . your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald if you guys only knew how much fun we have over here. this is the real disneyland. >> a message from a terrorist behind the nairobi nightmare. some new details about the gunmen and victims still inside that besieged kenyan mall. >> plus, a deadly crash in oakland. its connection to another crime just miles away. >> a cold front headed in our direction temperatures going to be dropping those winds could be whipping in spots. we'll talk about it coming up. >> and checking some east bay drive times it's that westbound 580 commute for the altamont pass and livermore that's going to stack up, this plus a check of the bay bridge, traffic in just a few minutes. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, september 24. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:30 now. and we are following the very latest developments in kenya at
this hour where this morning an armored vehicle is seen driving on the scene of a deadly standoff. some live pictures outside the mall. today is day 4 of the militant attack on the westgate mall in my robe ba. kenyan security forces sent out tweets saying they are now in control of that mall. sue kwon has been monitoring the social media feeds and updates coming into our newsroom this morning and joins us with the latest. sue. reporter: good morning. this is playing out on twitter checking hashtag kenya and westgate with gunmen most recently tweeting security forces do not have control and they claim they still have hostages. now, this morning the u.s. state department is looking into reports that at least two of the gunmen are americans, possibly 18 or 19 years old and from minneapolis. al-shabab is a militant group linked to al qaeda. the group has recruited americans before. so far, the attackers have killed at least 62 people. a journalist inside the mall tweeted a series of posts describing how many of the victims were children.
at least five americans in the mall were injured. and there's still no count of how many hostages are still alive inside the mall. when the gunmen entered there was a children's cooking competition going on inside. >> we heard a series of gunshots. we called everyone to the corner, all the kids and moms and parents and everyone and we said get down on the floor and just as we did that, the gunmen threw a grenade to where we were. the guy with the white shirt spoke first and he said, uhm, we're from somali and we don't normally kill women and children. but then again, you've killed our women and children. >> this is how the scene is playing out on twitter. the attackers tweeted westgate a 14 hour standoff:
shell-shocked. twitter is shutting down the group's fd so it keeps popping up with different handles. journalists on the ground a also using hashtag w g kenya to post up twitter is shutting down the feed so it keeps popping up with different handles and journalists on the ground are also using hashtag westgate, hashtag kenya to post updates. with this technology it's easier to track movements inside and around the mall. sue kwon, kpix 5. happening today, president obama will give a speech at the beginning. u.n. general assembly session and during that visit he may shake hands with the president of iran. that could signal the beginning of a thaw in relations between the two countries. on thursday, secretary of state john kerry is scheduled to meet with his iranian counterpart to discuss iran's nuclear program. developing news out of southern california. we have some live pictures of a wildfire that forced voluntary evacuations in the communities just east of los angeles. the madre fire started about
6:00 yesterday in the angeles national forest above azusa. within a few hours it had spread to nearly 200 acres cause not yet known but we'll keep you updated throughout the morning. let's get a check on our weather here in the bay area. looking pretty good. >> we have the america's cup. i don't know if they are going to race today. the winds going to start to blow a bit especially as the cold front moves through town. early on this morning. out the door right now, you can see that cold front as it slides through far northern california just beginning to make its way into the bay area. not a lot of energy left with it by the time it gets here but we could see a few high clouds and we'll notice those cooler temperatures and those winds kicking up throughout the morning hours. numbers right now fairly mild in the 50s and the 60s. toward the afternoon, we'll see some sunshine and a few passing high clouds. temperatures will be cooler. 70s in much of the south bay. east bay 70s in the afternoon. inside the bay winds blowing through san francisco about 67 degrees, 73 in oakland. more on your weather coming up.
let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> reporter: thanks, lawrence. i promised you a look at the bay bridge toll plaza so that's exactly where we're going first. everything looks good still coming into san francisco. maybe some slight delays in a couple of the far right cash lanes but no metering lights yet and if you are a fast track user there is no delay at all. behind the bay bridge toll plaza. here's a live look on the nimitz. overnight roadwork that could have slowed you down through san leandro and up towards downtown oakland is all gone and picked up. it's only 15 minutes on northbound 880 between 238 and the maze. and now we switch geese and now we are seeing our usual slow pattern developing out of tracy and continuing into the altamont pass. right now those yellow sensors begin to break up and speeds improve past vasco road exit. bart is all on schedule. that's the latest from the "timesaver traffic" center. back to you. thank you. new this morning, oakland police are trying to piece together a violent night in the city. the shooting at a home at 82nd avenue and rugsdale street was
just the beginning. police say two 17-year-olds shot at the house and a car at about 10:20 last night. no one was injured. but police say the two teenagers sped away from the scene and crashed into a car at church street and bancroft avenue. someone in that car was killed in the collision. and police detained the two teenaged suspects. less than an hour later in a separate incident, someone found a man's body in the street. the person flagged down a chp officer in the 2400 block of 89th avenue. police say the man had been shot in the head. a sideshow turned violent in the city of oakland and it's all caught on cell phone video. those are illegal street shows where cars do donuts and apparently popular near the port of oakland. you heard gunshots, too. on sunday morning this black car crashed into a white camaro. people rushed to the black car pulled out the driver and passenger and beat them. then those attackers started firing several shots into the car. people who live and work in the
area say it is a very dangerous spot. >> a war zone. >> reporter: like a war zone. >> yeah, people flying everywhere. i have never seen so many cars. it's like a freeway out here. >> when police finally showed up, everyone was gone. detectives don't know who the gunman was or who the victims were, either. a group of casual carpoolers didn't expect to get robbed at gunpoint as they waited for a ride. it happened in oakland's rockridge neighborhood about 9:00 he said why morning. the victims gave cops good descriptions of the suspects and police arrested three men a few hours later. >> today there were about 15 of us lined up on hudson street here. we were all looking at our phones and three men with guns came over and said, we're taking everything. >> bart has suggested commuters use casual carpooling in case the trains stop running so we asked bart about the robberies in oakland.
>> casual carpooling certainly has to be one option out there. and we would hope that people would take steps to make sure that that is safe for the drivers. >> the bart strike could happen in less than three weeks. bart and its unions have until october 10th to reach a deal. san francisco is getting a million bucks from the feds to help tackle crime in the bayview neighborhood. district attorney's office announced a three-year granted to help victims of crime and prevent others from becoming criminals themselves. city officials would like to address the root causes of the crime and look at the medical aspect of the impact of violence. >> we're stepping beyond the age-old rally cry of we need jobs. but actually using evidence- based practices to look at the entire systemic problem as it relates to crime and violence. >> that grant was one of 10 awarded nationally. it will also help to support other neighborhood revitalization programs in the area. a three-alarm fire sent smoke and flames shooting out
of an oakland church. firefighters had to work from the top yesterday breaking through the roof of the zion first church of god in christ on 8th street. just when it looked like things were calming down, flames erupted from the other side of the building. so far, no word on the cause. some mosquitos in antioch have tested positive for west nile virus. the contra costa mosquito and vector control district says a group of mosquitos found by 8th and a streets in antioch tested positive for the virus. 13 groups of mosquitos 63 dead birds and 6 chickens have tested positive for west nile virus this year in contra costa county. 5:38 now. the oakland a's stadium is drowning in drainage problems. there have been issues with sewage backup in lower areas of the 50-year-old stadium. it was so bad on saturday, a visiting player tweeted, a photo of a flooded dugout. it's just one reason fans would like to see a new stadium built in oakland, not in san jose, as the a's would like though. >> i don't want to go nowhere.
i want to stay here. i don't want everything to stay intact but then i'm just -- >> the sewers are backing up here. >> i don't care. i don't care. i like my tailgating. >> the big debate is now over where and how soon that new stadium will be built. 5:39 now. coming up, how a failed mission to find hot dog buns netted one man $400 million. >> is that what it took? okay. >> plus, can you spell bummer? the bay area top spellers might not be able to compete in this year's national spelling bee. the financial ripple effect that could keep the kids home. >> and risky rescue in floodwaters. the tricky engineering used to bring this family to safety. ,,,,
was trapped in floodwaters . a dramatic rescue in eastern china played out before the cameras here. a family of 7 trapped in floodwaters caused by typhoon usagi. rescuers swam to the family's century old home after it was filled with water. they got ladders to construct a makeshift bridge between several houses. the entire family including a 7- year-old boy was then brought to safety. >> asian markets are lower today on worries about the u.s. economy and the budget battle in washington. those same concerns sent u.s. stocks lower for the third day
in a row yesterday. the dow was down 39. the nasdaq down -- dow down 49. nasdaq down 9. chrysler is reluctantly preparing for an initial public offering of some shares. the plans for the ipo come after chrysler failed to reach an agreement on the value of the stock by the trust run by the uaw. the trust pays healthcare costs for 130,000 retirees. the trust would get the proceeds from the ipo. the calendar my say its autumn but things are heating up in washington where congress is wrangling over funding the government. they have to figure this out. let's find out where and how the debate could impact the economy and your retirement savings. with more on that cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger joins us. tell us where do negotiations stand now, jill? >> reporter: okay. it's a bit like a ping pong match. last week the house passed a bill that keeps the government open for business. but it eliminated funding of the affordable care act. now, this week the senate is
expected to restore healthcare funding. then send a stand-alone continuing resolution to fund the government back to the house. so now your neck doesn't hurt but you can see how quickly this could get ugly. it could lead to a partial government shutdown in exactly a week. that's the start of the new budget year. then right after that, the nation will likely reach its borrowing limit. that's called the debt ceiling. $16.7trillion will get there in mid-october so it's going to be crazy down in d.c. >> i guess so. take us through the path. the last time the government shut down in '95 and '96, what happened. >> reporter: those two shutdowns one in november of '95 then from december to january of '96 shaved a .5% of growth from the nation's gdp. but funny thing, the stock market actually eked out some small gains but let's remember we were in the beginning of a big bull market rally and a technological revolution. today the economy is weak and we are not sure we'll fare
quite, as well. >> what about recent congressional battles? what effect have they had? >> if we look back to sequestration, a lot of people say that that caused annualized growth to slow down in the 4th quarter of last year and in the 1st quarter of this year that was in preparation for sequestration. the good news is the economy did absorb the federal cuts. we grew by 2.5% in the 2nd quarter. probably about by 2% in the 3rd quarter. and the stock market has soared this year up nearly 20%. but when we look at that debt ceiling debate back in 2011, economic growth really did stall out. the stock market fell by 17% after the last debt ceiling debate. so i think there's a big risk today that congressional brinksmanship or a prolonged shutdown could really shake investor confidence to lead to uncertainty. that would the know be good for the stock market. not good for our retirement savings. to help you prepare for the
debt ceiling part, go to jillonmoney.com. debt ceiling part deux. >> let's figure it out. [ laughter ] >> jill schlesinger, thank you so much. have a great day. >> it works both ways. thank you. well, we have some new details about the washington navy yard shooter this morning. aaron alexis lied about a previous arrest. investigators at the time of his hire also deleted any reference alexis's use of a gun in that arrest. alexis also did not disclose debt problems he had. the gap if the records allowed him to work at the navy yard where he killed 12 people last week. and in chicago two men now behind bars with the mass shooting that injured 13 people including a 3-year-old yesterday. the gunmen reportedly opened fire with an assault rifle at a basketball game. the governor of illinois is considering bringing in the national guard to combat violence. and in colorado, one person still missing presumed dead after last week's massive
flooding. 79-year-old woman whose house was swept away by the big thompson river was found dead on a riverbank nearby bringing the number of dead to 8 people. vice president joe biden was in colorado yesterday. he viewed the devastation from a helicopter before meeting with some of the disaster workers in that state. the winner of last week's powerball jackpot has claimed his prize and this is no shock. the $400 million man from south carolina wants to remain anonymous. >> who can blame him? >> for good reason, right? the man stopped to get gas at the murphy express last wednesday in columbia and his wife told him to buy some hot dog buns. the store didn't sell buns but after seeing the powerball prize he bought $20 in lottery tickets instead and this is only his second time playing the lottery. >> beginner's luck. is that what it takes, hot dog buns? >> that's all it takes. >> lawrence and i have been trying for weeks. i think we won 4 bucks. >> i think we won 2 bucks in the office pool. >> i didn't even think we won
that. four bucks is better than nothing. all right. let's go out live. thins getting crowded. 101 a live look near mckee. look at that. in the northbound lanes, it is getting really jammed up. once you get a little farther north, though, then our speed sensors improve and southbound no delay at all as you head into san jose this morning. other places also starting to stack up including around that oracle openworld. it caused a bunch of traffic headaches yesterday. howard street shut down between 3rd and 4th. there are 60,000 more people in town for that conference. muni is also having to reroute around the moscone center. bart systemwide more than 40 trains. bart, muni, caltrain and ace all off to a great start.
a fender-bender westbound 4 approaching somersville. tight squeeze around "a" street and heading towards somersville westbound 4. once you get past all that past pittsburg-bay point everything is at the limit once again and no metering lights yet. this is sort of a precursor and you can see the middle lanes the fastrak lanes are the only ones reporting no delay. that is the latest "timesaver traffic." for more on your tuesday forecast, here's lawrence. >> we have some changes coming our way. the winds picking up around the bay area today and temperatures will be cooling down. out the door we are starting out mild. some 50s and some 60s. skies are mostly clear beginning to see some high clouds drifting in our direction. we'll see some of those throughout the day today but the winds will be kicking up especially near the coastline and just inside the bay. the 60s and the 70s expected this afternoon about 5 to 10 degrees cooler from yesterday. so a cold front paying a visit to the bay area not much energy left with it by the time it gets here so it will be a dry system sliding through but it will be enough to kick up those winds. a little blustery toward the coastline and a cooling trend
as we'll see those temperatures dropping off around the bay area. sfo clear start just some afternoon winds no delays to be reported there. temperature of about 6 9 degrees this afternoon. if you are headed across the country chance of showers about 91 in houston, 79 and sunny in denver, 72 chicago. and 72 degrees in new york. around the bay today we'll see some 60s and some 70s maybe upper 70s in the warmer spots inland and that's it. so these temperatures really dropping off outside. next couple of days we'll continue to watch those numbers tumble. and then start to warm up a little bit toward thursday and friday. and it looks like a gorgeous weekend ahead. all right. we have your special schoolcast today. this is for san leandro high school in, where else, san leandro, of course! where else would it be? >> in vallejo! [ laughter ] >> if you are just getting up you're seeing some clear skies, temperatures in the 50s. sunny and mild as we head toward the afternoon, although a little breezy and by the final bell, those temperatures running to 70 degrees in the afternoon. if you would like to nominate
your school for a schoolcast, go to kpix.com/schoolcast. make kites today at school. that's my suggestion only if your teacher says it's okay. >> i doubt that. >> if you are a senior in high school. >> right. 5:51 now. bay area kids who have dreams of going to the big scripps national spelling bee got bad news this week. "san francisco chronicle" is no longer sponsoring the regional competition around the bay area. the paper has dropped its support due to budget cuts. "chronicle" organized the regional competitions and funded the winner's trip to washington, d.c. it was unbelievable. i was shocked. >> local spellers and families are trying to find another sponsor. locally the "chronicle" sponsored the event for 15 years in eight bay area counties. 5:51. coming up, how teens can now cover up the most embarrassing things they have ever done at least online.
always been a violation of yelp's policy. now the new york attorney general is man so against the . those fake reviews on yelp are illegal. paying for reviews is always a violation of their policy. now the new york attorney general is making it clear it's unlawful. 19 companies will pay $350,000 in penalties for either writing fake online reviews or paying others to do it for them. >> users are clearly relying on consumer reviews to find business and that's a tremendous incentive to game the system. >> they have an algorithm in place to spot the bogus posts. they hope the new york attorney general's action will add
another layer of deterrent. four linkedin users are suing the social network. they are accusing the company of breaking into accounts, harvesting emails and sending spam. the class action suit says linkedin uses account holders' names and likenesses in emails to the holder's friends trying to get new users. the "new york times" reports linkedin denies breaking into user accounts. have you ever posted something online and wished you could take it back? most of us feel that way. this gal does. you know embarrassing performances like this, now you can have a second chance on the internet. this should be gone in a big hurry. the governor just signed a law that requires web companies to erase a minor's online activity if they request it. the law applies to california's 18 and under and will go into effect in 2015. it really doesn't matter what apple product -- what they put out because the loyal fans are always going to gobble it up. >> except for one 4-year-old. check out his reaction to the company's new operating software called the ios 7.
>> you are just going to have to get use to it. >> no, i don't want it! [ screaming ] >> i felt that way, too. you can call that an itantrum. now the kid doesn't own an iphone. he just plays with his father's phone. his tantrum was posted on youtube and now people are posting their own imeltdowns online. better known as first world problems. >> did you have one, too? >> almost. well, no, not yet because i isn't every haven't switched over yet -- i haven't switched over yet. coming up, james dimaggio is the man police say killed a mother and son in san diego before kidnapping the woman's 16-year-old daughter hannah anderson. the tragic details about the death of the mother christine anderson just released coming our way. >> an innocent bystander killed in overnight violence in oakland. what police are saying led up to the tragic incidents. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
not looking forward to it. not at all. >> very, very discouraging. >> with less than two weeks to a strike, bart and the unions are stuck in a stalemate at the bargaining table. >> we bike, we walk, we run. >> the new 49ers stadium is short on parking and it already has neighbors worried. >> the law now says cars must give you a full three feet if they are passing you on any roadway. that is a full 36" from any part of you or your bike to any part of the car. if a car cannot give you three feet, then they have to slow down until they can. >> this is what it looks like when neighbors take action after a driver hits a little girl. >> neighbors attack the driver who hit this 2-year-old girl. apparently she chased a car into the street. [ screaming ] >> disturbing cell phone video shows an illegal street show where cars do donuts and it turns violent. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org