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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 is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning. it's wednesday, october 2. i'm michelle griego. >> getting close to the weekend! >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00. let's get a little traffic and weather. liz is here to tell us what a beautiful day we're about to have. >> it is going to be a gorgeous fall day. it is going to be chilly to start off with. we are still seeing some more upper 40s and low 50s. 49 is what you're waking up to in santa rosa but it's 58 degrees in oakland. everyone should warm up by this afternoon. we are expecting plenty of sunshine a similar day on tap today as yesterday. 60s around the coast 70s around the bay and about 80 degrees in our hottest spots in some of the inland locations. we are expecting beach weather though as soon as this weekend so stay tuned for your seven- day forecast. that's coming up. in the meantime, let's talk traffic here's a live look at some
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of our sensors this morning. northbound 680 approaching sunol an accident is clearing. it had been blocking a middle lane so you see some of the slow sensors northbound out of sunol towards pleasanton. here's a live look near the dublin interchange. westbound 580 we got the usual roadwork going on between hacienda and san ramon. they have several right lanes blocked from 3 to 5:00 so again hopefully that is clearing now. in the meantime your drive time still in the green so no big delays so far through the altamont pass. the nimitz freeway looks good as you pass the oakland coliseum oakland airport with a flight to catch. it's 13 or 14 minutes between hayward and foster city. 5:01. on the scene of breaking news down in the south bay. san jose firefighters are at work at delmas avenue and brown street near the interchange of interstate 280, state route 87
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there. a prayer shrine that was in the attic started a fire about 3:30 this morning. four people have been displaced so far but nobody has hurt. live images now of the capital building in washington on day 2 of the federal government shutdown. the house's republican majority won't support a spending bill unless it delays or defunds the obama administration's healthcare reforms. the white house says the affordable care act is not negotiable. some republican lawmakers tried to make their point yesterday posing at a table across from empty chairs. as cbs reporter susan mcginnis reports, both sides appear to be preparing for a long battle. >> reporter: day 2 of the first government shutdown in 17 years begins and there's no resolution in sight. one leading republican says the shutdown alone may not bring democrats and republicans together. >> most budget agreements in the past have always involved debt limit increases. that's what we think will be the forcing action to bring us
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-- the two parties together. >> reporter: last night they tried to fund three bills. democrats say it's all or nothing. >> now they are focusing on trying to cherry pick some of the few parts of government that they like. >> reporter: as lawmakers debate, americans across the country are feeling the impact of the shutdown from closed museums and parks to federal workers furloughed. >> this is not how you run a country. that's what they are in there, then they can remove their self and then they will understand to feel how it is to go without a pay check. >> reporter: joe brought his family to the air force museum in dayton, ohio. the plane he flew during world war ii is displayed behind the locked gate. >> that was very, very important to see where he sat, what he did. [ crying ] >> oh, i'm sorry, i simply can't say any more. >> reporter: the u.s. economy is estimated to lose $300 million each day the governor
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is shut down. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> investors weren't fazed by the shutdown. perhaps because it was no surprise. stocks did very well yesterday. check it out. all three indices closed up. new this morning the government shutdown forced president obama to cancel two stops on his trip to asia this weekend. he called off his stops in the philippines and malaysia. the president canceled trips to asia back in 2010. he wants to stay in washington for votes on the healthcare law and another time due to an oil spill in the gulf of mexico. the shutdown could hurt tourism in california. $12.1million are lost every hour and $202,000 a minute if you are counting. with the shutdown at yosemite national park and other national attractions surrounding businesses won't be getting tourist money. at yosemite more than 600 employees will be furloughed and campers are forced to leave the park.
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visitors can enter but all restrooms and visitor centers have been shut down. more than 10,000 people from all around the world visit yosemite in october but now travelers have to change their plans. >> it's cost us a lot of money to come over here. and i think because it has, it's very unfair that we're not going to be able to enjoy all of it. >> campers have to be out of the park by tomorrow. people are reservations inside the park will get refunds. u.s. forest service will also shut down its lake tahoe base and management unit and other facilities it operates. this weekend's fall fish festival is among the canceled events. forest service roads and gates will be open for now. we have a lot more information at about how the government shutdown will affect you. the new healthcare law moves forward. glitches caused backlogs on the first day of enrollment. at this call center in concord people were on hold for more
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than half an hour. more than a million people had logged on by 7 a.m. yesterday. some people are excited to get coverage. >> for years, my parents could not get my sister on any kind of insurance coverage because of this conditions, a prekissing condition. i'm trying to hold back the tears. you know? big guy like mean. but i'm glad that this happen. >> the "covered california" website reported about 10,000 hits a minute for much of the day. you have until december 15 to get coverage. obamacare starts january 1. a san francisco firefighter could face charges for the death of a 16-year-old who survived the crash of that asiana sfo crash in july. san mateo county prosecutors are expected to make a decision later this month. a woman was killed when she was hit by a fire truck. she had been left on the tarmac
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covered with firefighting foam. two other chinese students died in the crash. two men are charged with murder of an 8-year-old girl. 22-year-old darnell williams and 27-year-old joseph carroll allegedly gunned down alaysha carradine in july. she opened a door and a bullet killed her. >> i have been waiting for this day since the day i got the phone call that she was dead. no more years with my daughter. and i don't want them to see any more years. i don't want them to see any more light on this street. i want complete justice for my daughter. >> police think it was a revenge killing and the intended target was a man the suspects believed was responsible for a murder in berkeley earlier that night. in other news, the suspect in last week's murder of justin valdez in san francisco is scheduled back in court this
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morning. nikhom thephakaysone is charged with shooting the 20-year-old san francisco state sophomore as he got off a muni bus. he is charged with murder and possession of an illegal assault weapon. all classes should be back on schedule at uc-berkeley today after that power outage and explosion disrupted parts of the campus a few nights back. the university brought in some generators yesterday to provide electricity to the affected buildings. the authorities say monday's outage was connected to the theft of copper wiring and they believe that it is related to the underground explosion that happened just a couple of hours later. bart and its unions go back to the bargaining table today. that's as the october 10 deadline looms when the bay area could see another strike on october 11. anne makovec is live at the walnut creek station with more on where the two sides stand. anne. >> reporter: more anxiety here at this bart station because the deadline is on the 11th. both sides are back at the
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table today. reporter: the sounds of trains rolling is not to be taken for grant as bart and the unions prepare to discuss a new proposal today. here's where negotiations have the do end the two sides so far. on august 10 the union was requesting a 21.5% raise, then 17% by mid-september. they won't say where the latest proposal stand now but the last proposal bart has put forth gives a 10% raise. if an agreement is not reached by the end of the cooling-off period on october 10, station agents, train operators and mechanics could strike like they did for four days in july. >> reporter: and union representatives say they are expecting a response from management as soon as today. [ signal breakup ] >> well, the unions are calling for a three-year deal. management wants a four-year contract but that's also subject to negotiations. time now is 5:09. coming up, tense moments at a jacksonville airport last
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night. flights have resumed but something caused a shutdown of the facility. >> my car is on fire and my girlfriend on fire. >> an emergency call taking a bizarre twist. you won't believe what the dispatcher said next. >> a violent crash involving two school buses and a truck. one bus driver is under investigation as video captures the impact. >> high pressure continues to build this week so stay tuned for your seven-day forecast. that's coming up. in the meantime, we are taking a check of mass transit. right now bart has 38 trains on time. we'll check the morning drive after this break. ,, ,, look at them with that u-verse wireless receiver.
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tacoma, washington. no kidse on board either bus during surveillance cameras captured these images of a crash involving two school buses in tacoma, washington. no children were on the buses. the drivers were not injured, either. state police ticketed the woman driving the bus and officials are looking into it. new details on the five- hour evacuation and shutdown of jacksonville's international airport. two suspicious packages shut it down for several hours yesterday. sheriff's department says one of the packages, quote, had some destructive nature. that package was later taken off the site. by the way, that airport is now back open this morning. jacksonville is trending right now. also trending, biker beating. more arrests are expected today in a violent confrontation caught on camera between an suv driver and a biker gang. government shutdown. americans are turning to social media to blast congress over the partial shutdown.
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gray wall of china because photos are popping on the web as justin bieber is carried up the landmark. and youtube awards to be held on november 3. follow us on twitter @cbssf. >> you got one more thing trending. double duty. >> double duty. >> that's elizabeth. >> yeah. we're doing traffic first and then traffic and weather together every 10 minutes here on kpix 5. so far things are looking good towards the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights. the only accident this morning so far is this one more than 680 approaching sunol boulevard and we have learned it has been cleared. so a few brake lights behind it but mostly just a visual distraction. westbound 580 through the altamont pass and the livermore valley still in the green. so this is what we like to see. this is a touch lighter than typical for this time of the morning. 14 minutes right now take you past those wind turbines towards the dublin interchange. eastbound sluggish because they
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have several lanes blocked until 9:00. that's for ongoing roadwork approaching north greenville and here's a live look at the nimitz freeway 880 in oakland. very quiet commute so far all the way towards the macarthur maze. san mateo bridge still no problems in either direction and bart now has 41 trains and fortunately they are all running on time so if you have to get to work this morning, weather-wise out the door right now, kind of a cool start. partly cloudy skies. we are still seeing some upper 40s a few 50s outside, as well. inland 52 and those coastside, that's where you will see upper 40s so chilly. bring a jacket. but by this afternoon everyone should be seeing sunshine a little breezy along the bay. we'll see 60s along the coast, 70s around the bay and getting close to 80 degrees in our inland spots. so this high pressure system is building. it will move east bringing us warmer weather this weekend. we could see beach weather by saturday and sunday. here's a look at your temperatures by later on this
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afternoon around northern california. going to be warm in sacramento. high of 81 there. 74 in ukiah. 60s at the coast. 70s around the bay, 75 in palo alto. mid-70s in sunnyvale and santa clara. and checking some east bay numbers, hot in brentwood, 80 for a fall day there. 78 in pleasant hill. 77 in walnut creek. and along the beach 64 in stinson beach and san francisco coming in at a pleasant 68 degrees with a whole lot of sunshine. so like i said as that high pressure system builds we cost a higher fire danger warmer weather and the winds will kick up as well thursday and friday. so watch out for that. but otherwise, temperatures great saturday through the beginning of next week with a slight cooldown in those temperatures. that's a check of your traffic and weather. back to you guys. >> thank you. chevron and the city of richmond are joining forces on
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jobs and education. chevron usa says it's investing $15.5 million in a five-year project to revitalize the community. the focus will be on north richmond, the iron triangle and atchison village. san francisco supervisors are working on a way to help long-time tenants find housing if they get evicted. legislation proposed yesterday would give affordable housing preference to tenants being evicted under california's ellis act. more than half of the units off the rental market in san francisco in the past year had the same tenants for more than 10 years. there's a new ban on revenge porn here in the state of california. the governor signed a bill making it a misdemeanor to post identifiable nude pictures of someone else online without their permission and with the goal of causing emotional distress and humiliation. offenders face up to 6 months in jail and $1,000 fine. the law goes into effect immediately. more than $1.3 billion in
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unclaimed lottery money going back to our schools this year. most of the money goes to k-12 schools. nearly $170 million to community colleges and about $75 million to the cal state and uc systems. i guess you better check your tickets. a dance team moves to a popular song sidelined in wisconsin high school coaches career. the coach was fired in august three days after a halftime performance to the popular summer song, blurred lines. she says students have always picked their own songs but school leaders in marshfield told her they received complaints about the routine. >> i got no specifications on how many phone calls were made. no specifics on what was said. nothing specific what exactly were they unhappy with. was it the performance the movement, the song choice? >> school leaders would not comment. parents and students say two
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members of the team have quit because the teacher was fired. >> wow. 5:18. getting comfortable at the new 9ers stadium. the special things that seats do the old ones didn't. coming up. >> and i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, the a's name their starter for game one against the tigers and the jolly roger makes an october appearance for the first time in over two decades. tell you about it coming up. >> what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at we may come and feature your school on the show. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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my girlfriend caught on fir" it was a serious call to 9-1 in arizona. but caller la-lo delgado complains the operat 911, what is your emergency? >> yeah, my car just caught on fire and my girlfriend caught on fire. >> well, it was a serious call to 911 in arizona but the caller complains the operator laughed at him. >> hilarious, huh. >> is your vehicle still on fire? >> i just heard you smile. >> sir, it wasn't regarding that, okay? >> yeah, i just heard you laugh. >> you're calling for help. >> we did not perform at the level i expect or the citizens of this counties should expect. we are going to correct that. certainly i can understand why the caller was upset with that.
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i would be too. we're investigating the laugh. >> delgado's girlfriend is now recovering from her burns. good morning, everybody. when babe ruth went from the yankees to the red sox, he put the curse of the bambino in boston. fans in pittsburgh are wondering if they are under the occurs of barry bonds. hosting the reds in the national league wild card game, there goes russell martin off johnnie cueto. no doubter deep to left second of the night. pirates got 7 innings of one run baseball from liriano. they win 6-2. they will now face the cardinals in the next round of the play-offs. bob melton announced yesterday that bartolo colon will start friday's game one against the tigers. detroit will send 21-game winner matt sheers 15 to the
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mound. surprise move by the 49ers yesterday. they cut their young third string quarterback dj daniels. they may go after former cardials quarterback john skeleton replace him. donte whitner fined $21,000 after being flagged for unnecessary rough hit on a ramsey receiver. whitner plans to appeal and said when he got that he thought, what are we doing? playing flag football? is that what it's coming to now?! i'm dennis o'donnell. see you tonight. a major milestone is reached in the construction of the 49ers new football stadium in santa clara. workers have started to install 69,000 red seats at levi stadium. the job will take about 4 months and some long-time season ticketholders were the first to try them out. >> i'm very surprised how close we are to the field and how closer we are to the 50-yard line. >> now we are starting to see red fill in which once was
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concrete so it's very exciting to see all this bowl get filled in with red seats. >> season ticket holders paid about $6,000 for each seat. the target date to open is august next year. >> they are not cheap. they better be comfy. play of the day. the boston celtics brandon bass is taking up a new sport. he never learned how to swim. so he started taking lessons. and he has teamed with a local boys & girls club in boston to make sure a lot of kids learn to swim so they can play safe in the water. and he is signing autographs and hanging out with the kids. 5:25 right now. coming up, the polly klaas kidnapping was 20 years ago this week. the changes made since her disappearance that have made kids safer. >> and two dogs beaten to death with a shovel and the suspect won't be facing charges. the state law that makes the killings legal. >> it's day 2 of the government's partial shutdown and there's no sign of progress towards ending it. what both sides are saying. ,,
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government shutdown enters the second day. lawmakers in washington playing the blame game. >> people right now buying their own insurance it's often very daunting. >> if you need to get coverage under the affordable care act, coming up, how you can get help covering the cost. >> look for sunny skies, mild weather later on today. how warm will we get? we'll talk about that coming up. and here's a live look at travel times. your morning commute coming up in a few minutes. good morning. it's wednesday, october 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. right now it's back to work for lawmakers as we enter day two of the government shutdown. about 800,000 workers all across the country have been furloughed. parks and popular tourist spots are closed. the stalemate continues in washington. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: republicans in the house and democrats in the senate appear to be settling in
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for the a long fight. the two sides are divided over funding a bill to delay or defund obamacare. reporter: day two of the first government shutdown in 17 years begins and there's no resolution in sight. one leading republican says the shutdown alone may not bring democrats and republicans together. >> most budget agreements in the past have always involved debt limit increases. that's what we think will be the forcing action to bring them together. >> reporter: last night the house proposed three bills to fund parts of the government. democrats said it's all or nothing. >> now they are focusing on trying to cherry pick some of the few parts of government that they like. >> reporter: the effects of the shutdown are trickling down to americans across the country. parks and museums are closed. and federal workers are forced off the job. >> this is not how you run a country. that's what they're in there for. they can be removed they self
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and then they will understand how it feels to go without money, a paycheck. >> reporter: economists estimate the u.s. economy is losing $300 million each day. the government remains closed. >> do we know if that's affecting wall street and the markets? >> reporter: the good news is despite the loss of revenue the markets are not reacting negatively to the shutdown. the dow was up 62 tuesday and the asian markets were mixed overnight -- or during overnight trading but things can change. >> thank you, cate caugiran live in the newsroom. all across the country travelers are disappointed to find the shutdown has closed national parks and other federal attractions. that includes the bay area's own alcatraz and dozens of people here to celebrate anniversaries and honeymoons are disappointed. >> their anniversary today. what better place to spend it than in prison? >> oh, now, wait a minute. you have to have a response to
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that. >> you know, i love him dearly. after 25 years, you know what i will -- i'm very disappointed to come all the way from alberta, canada, to see alcatraz. and we're not going to see it. >> ticketholders are expected to get refunds. but they will likely have to wait until after the shutdown i understand. for a complete rundown of what's open and closed right now, just go to our website, you will find links on the homepage in red. 5:32 now. a huge demand for obamacare caused a big backlog on the first day of enrollment yesterday. republicans fell short of weakening it with the budget amendments. people were on hold for more than 30 minutes at this concord call center yesterday. "covered california's" website reported 10,000 hits a minute for the day. those wondering how all ford coverage, there is help available. today part 2 of our series on five things to know about the new law. kpix 5's elizabeth cook explains how to pay for
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coverage. >> people right now buying their own insurance, it's often very daunting. >> reporter: if you are one of the seven or so million californians without health insurance, you're exactly the person the affordable care act is hoping to get covered. larry leavitt is senior vice president of the kaiser family foundation and says there's a lot of government aid to cover the cost. >> now there will be tax credits or help from the federal government for people to buy insurance for they are buying it on their own and those tax credits will vary based on income. not just for low income. middle income people will get help as well. >> reporter: tax credits will help you pay for your monthly premium. but there are also cost sharing subsidies for those who qualify to help for copays and deductibles. you can only use the assistance only if you're in "covered california." >> the medi-cal is also expanding. so more people will be eligible
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for medi-cal. >> reporter: under the new rules the threshold for qualifying for medi-cal is higher so anyone even near the poverty level will be eligible. it's estimated an additional 1.4 million californians will qualify including adults without children, a group previously excluded. and there's a new option for young people, too. >> one of the early changes under obamacare which is already in effect is that young adults can stay on their parents' insurance policies until they are 26 years old. there is a special provision that provides a catastrophic option so this is a very high deductible plan that only kicks in if something horrible happens. >> reporter: adults can get coverage under the catastrophic plan up to age 30. no matter what plan you choose, the premium can't go up all of next year and an initiative on next year's ballot could give the state insurance commissioner the power to reject increases that insurance companies propose in the future. elizabeth cook, kpix 5. >> all the experts we talked to
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said the best place to find out what aid you can get is on the "covered california" website with and we have linked their online calculator to just click coming up later tonight is part 3 at 6:00 what the various insurance plans cover. 5:35. let's get another check on traffic and weather. you're pulling double duty today. >> i know. lawrence is off today. i should have been paying closer attention but it's a good day to do weather. >> we have faith in you. >> thank you. yeah. a lot of sunshine out there. it's a mild day on tap. kind of similar actually to what we saw yesterday so here's a live look outside some of your temperatures out the door. it is a chilly start. partly cloudy skies upper 40s some of our north bay spots, 50s around the bay. 57 right now in oakland. and 53 in livermore. so what can we expect by this afternoon? sunny mild weather on tap even though it's going to be a nice day. it's slightly below average for this time of the year not by
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much. it will feel very pleasant outside. we'll talk about how warm we'll get plus get a check of your seven-day forecast coming up. here's a live look at our traffic sensors. highway 4 nothing really unusual. no big accidents. just the usual slowing from "a" street to lone tree. under 25 miles per hour. competing for the next slowest spot, westbound 580 through the altamont pass. we have brake lights to about north flynn. then improvement past there towards the dublin-pleasanton area. sensors turning back to green so once again at the speed limit towards isabel. a live look in the east bay the oakland commute. nice drive now that they cleared the overnight roadwork. bart has more than 41 trains on time. ferries, caltrain and ace train 1 get a great start with no delay out of the central
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valley. back to you. >> thank you. pinole police reopened the case of a girl who went missing decades ago. amber was 7 when she disappeared from the front yard of her home in pinole in 1988. the case was closed in 2009 after a convicted child molester confessed to kill her and dumping her body in arizona? her body was never found. police say they reopened the case in an effort to get more information about the search for amber. one of the bay area's most notorious kidnapping crimes continues to motivate a nonprofit group aimed at protecting children. polly klaas was kidnapped during a party at her home in petaluma 20 years ago. since then the foundation named after her has helped search for more than 860 missing children. when one girl was snatched from lodi as a 12-year-old in 1994, klaas's searchers scared the suspect 23 hours later. >> so he ran. the only reason i'm alive is
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because of the people out there searching for me. >> today klaas kids volunteers are still trying to find the body of sierra lamar of morgan hill. a man with a detonating device robbed a bank in san mateo monday on fourth avenue wells fargo handed the teller a note and showed a silver detonating device with a red button. the suspect was wearing a white t-shirt with a logo on the pocket and dark hat with blonde wig. the man left the bank with the money. no one was hurt and police don't know if the device was real or fake. death of two dogs in brentwood over the weekend sparked a petition to change a state law to allow people to kill dogs attacking their livestock. a neighbor told police he killed the dogs because they got into his chicken coops and killed 40 birds. the dogs were beaten with a shovel, burned and buried.
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the owners are upset about a law that allows a person to defend his livestock even if it means killing another animal. a district attorney in northern california is accused of arson and now is quitting his job. sutter county d.a. carl adams won't finish his 8th term. he is under pressure to resign since august when he was accused of setting fire to the home of his former lover, a paid escort. police say he acted out of jealousy. >> when the detectives told me i was blown away. >> i haven't done everything perfectly. in my personal life, i've made mistakes. >> adams is not speaking publicly about the allegations except that he hopes a one night stand won't overshadow his 31 years of service. 5:39. stock futures are down sharply this morning. traders are reacting to the possibility of a lengthy government shutdown. gg stone of joins us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the futures are pointing to a
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lower opening this morning here on wall street. the big monthly jobs report is scheduled for release friday but it may not happen due to the government shutdown so instead of reports due out today from payroll processor adp what's being so closely watched by investors, adp says companies added 166,000 workers in september missing estimates and just shows a modest hiring gain. a big recall for chrysler affecting more than 142,000 pickup trucks and suvs worldwide. chrysler says software glitches could cause issues with the braking system. and 2014 jeep suvs and ram pickup trucks are affected. there is a new way for netflix streams to be seen. it's free at the library. you can see it anywhere you want through an app on tablet or pc. just click on a film to borrow it. it's free. >> the price is right. let's talk the shutdown.
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we have been talking about it all morning and even with some of the government agencies closed it's not affecting lawmakers, right? >> reporter: why. it's a very good question -- yeah. it's a very good question. there's one thing to note. 532 members of congress continue to be paid at a cost of 10,$583 an hour to taxpayers. so there's a little tidbit to gripe about. >> we need to motivate the troops. >> reporter: yeah. >> all right. thank you. the government won't stop twitter from filing its ipo documents this week. they filed with the securities and exchange commission last month for an upcoming public offering. the company will make the documents public this week. the sec is allowed to keep its doors open and employees on the job despite the government shutdown. 5:41. coming up, a shark feast caught on camera. images boaters captured off the
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california coast. >> and ditch the pills and grab some running shoes. the simpler solution being predescribed for common diseases. >> home invasion horror. masked men sneak into a homeowner's bedroom. what happened when the victim woke up ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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night... and headed straighr a bedroom. surveillance video shows the intruders pd three masked men broke into a texas home in the middle of the night headed for the bedroom. surveillance video shows the intruders pulled the sheets off the victim and attacked him. the homeowner unbelievably was able to fight back and chase them out. can you imagine? >> no. >> oh, my gosh. scary to watch it. >> it's good thing that the homeowner got out, though. gosh. scary. 5:45. let's check traffic and weather. >> no big hot spots. we have busier conditions towards the bay bridge toll plaza. looks like things are filling in suddenly. this just happened in the last couple of minutes in most of the cash lanes. the middle lanes get by okay because they have not turned on the metering lights yet. we'll watch th bay bridge toll plaza. westbound 580 there was a crash we just saw, westbound
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towards north flynn. it's on the shoulder. so no backups. through the altamont pass. improvement past vasco road. an earlier crash, northbound 680 is cleared. not even on the right-hand shoulder, no longer seeing any delay. westbound 4 a few brake lights approaching a street. here's a live look near the dublin interchange crowded in the westbound lanes and that's why that drive time is in the yellow but the nimitz and the east shore freeway so far both in the clear. >> it is a little chilly cool to start partly cloudy skies, temperatures mainly in the 40s to 50s out the door. we'll warm things up and everyone will see sun shine by the afternoon. breezy and cool along the coast in our warmest spots. so we are watching a high that
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is slowly building slowly. it's continuing to move east. it is going to remain mild for now but the high pressure will continue to bump up our temperatures as this week continues. we are even talking beach weather as soon as friday, saturday. with that comes a higher fire danger, as well. so by this afternoon, we'll focus on today, around northern california we have a beautiful day, a beautiful fall day on tap in sacramento, high of 81. 65 out of eureka. mid-70s out in the ukiah area. so like i said around here we are seeing mainly 60s along the coast. 70s around the bay and then fairfield of course one of our warmer spots with a high of 80 degrees there. so these temperatures are slightly below average for this time of the year. it's still going to be pleasant. taking a check. forecast over the next several days as that high pressure continues to build, once again the temperatures increase, as well. friday and saturday, we have maybe a little mini heat wave right now by this weekend we could see beach weather and the winds will pick up and that's
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what increases our higher fire danger, as well. time for a kpix 5 schoolcast. this is my very first one that i have ever been able to do, and we have bertha taylor elementary school in san jose. by morning bell it should be cool to start. by the final bell around 3k although kids get out to 75 degrees about 3:00, sunny and mild once you get out of school. enjoy some outdoor activities. if you want your school as a future kpix 5 schoolcast, we're always looking for nominations. enter online at and lawrence will take all those for you for the future. >> that was well done your first one. >> thank you. home of the tigers according to billy our ace weather producer. the same drugs used to lower bad cholesterol levels and prevent heart attacks may prevent dementia and memory loss. cardiologists were concerned
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statins caused memory problems but some researchers say the drugs pose no threat to short- term memory and can reduce the risk of dementia by 29% if a patient takes a statin for more than a year. in healthwatch, working out can be just as effective as medicine in combatting some common diseases. more than 300 drugs were tested and researchers found no statistical difference between exercise and drugs preventing heart disease and diabetes. among patients with heart failure, drugs were more effective but for stroke patients, exercise was the best medicine. training more people to perform cpr really does save lives. danish researchers say their country pushes to train people. they say the number of bystander cpr more than doubled from 2001 to 2010 and found the number of people who arrived at
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the hospital alive tripled after the oakland a's game on saturday night against the tigers, workers will convert the baseball field into a football field and they have 15 hours to get it done. oakland raiders, san diego chargers on sunday is pushed back to 8:30 to give the crews a little more time. they do an unbelievable job in a short time. >> moving sections of seats that we have in baseball configuration to football configuration and then bringing the seats in the parking lot in place for football. >> this is the only stadium in the country where football and baseball teams still share the same space. going to be a late-night on sunday. 8:30 start? >> late game. >> lawrence will be a mess. [ laughter ] tourists in southern california got a rare look at mother nature in action. >> it wasn't too pretty. take a look at this shark feeding frenzy in the santa barbara channel. two great whites and a dozen blue sharks feasting on that
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whale carcass. >> big meal for the sharks. >> but man, can you imagine? >> no. but they got a good view i guess from the boat. >> guess so. good place to be. time now 5:51. coming up, a warning for bay area beach-goers. why your favorite spot may be fenced off. >> and a rare site at a zoo in south korea. huge crowds coming up. [ female announcer ] these are the crescents you love on a holiday.
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female announcer: closed captioning female announcer: brought to you by sleep train mattress centers. a lot 50s out the door. 54 in san jose. it's going to be a great day weather-wise. nice fall day so stay tuned for your high temperatures for this afternoon in just a few minutes.
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>> out the door right now they just turned on the metering lights over at the bay bridge about 2 minutes ago. so we're starting to see some filling in now in the cash and the fastrak lanes. we'll have more on your morning drive coming up. happening today in the bay area, people along the san mateo county coast should hear sirens at 10 a.m. it will be a test of the tsunami warning system. they spent two months upgrading the system to allow voice announcements and warning sirens. the test will be at full volume. previously they were at one quarter volume. a $5 million project is disrupting beaches. the sand is being replenished. it's coming from angel island to alameda beach and crown memorial state beach. >> this is a project that needs to be done about every 20 years because crown beach is a manmade beach. there are no natural sources of sand. >> fema and a grant from the
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california department of boating and waterways are paying for the project. money from the dubai star oil spill settlement is also helping pay for the project. it should be finished by the end of the year. the beaches will stay open but some access may be restricted. a pair of ferocious bundles of joy just arrived at a zoo in south korea. >> this is the awwww moment. two white lion cubs drew an audience at the loss valley safari park. their white fur derives from a color mutation in the species and the zoo says there are only about 300 of them left in the world. so very rare birth right there and they are adorable. >> they are so cute until they get older and hungry. >> and ferocious. there is a new proposal on the table as bart and the unions head back to the negotiating table today. we'll tell you where both sides stand coming up.
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>> no end in sight, the government shutdown enters its second full day and lawmakers in washington are playing the blame game.
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we're ranked as the most robbery city in the country! >> when it comes to auto thefts, robbery, crime, you name it. >> just look at the numbers. fbi stats show there were more than 3800 robberies in oakland this year up 24% over last year. >> i'm ready to fight. i'm here at every court date. >> it's been almost two months since 8-year-old alaysha carradine was shot and killed in oakland and now two men are behind bars finally arrested for alaysha's murder. >> now they are focusing on trying to cherry pick some of the few parts of government that they like. >> day 2 of the government shutdown begins and there's no resolution in sight and the affordable care act went into effect yesterday. but the system was so
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overwhelmed with people trying to sign up, not everyone could complete the process. 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 is mrs. linda m. macdonald. good morning, everyone. halfway through the workweek, wednesday, october 2. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. developing news in the south bay. san jose firefighters just left delmas avenue and brown street. four people were able to safely escape a house fire at about 3:30 this morning. it's believed a prayer shrine in the attic started the fire. no one was injured. and here's a live look at the capital building in washington on day 2 of the federal government shutdown. the two major parties are at a standstill over the obama administration's healthcare reforms. kpix 5's cate caugiran joins us now in the newsroom with the very latest. cate. >> reporter: house republicans and senate democrats are still divided


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