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about 72 degrees in concord and not much change but still plenty of sunshine in san francisco at 64 degrees. time now to check out your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> we are going to get a mass transit update. ace train 1 is 17 minutes late. they had to let earlier freight train traffic go through and so that's what delayed it out of the central valley. again, 15- to 20-minute delays for ace train number 1. everything else though including bart all running on time. bart has 31 trains all on schedule. updating you on a couple of accidents we have been watching in marin county, northbound 101 freitas parkway overturn accident is out of lanes. and similar in novato in the commute direction southbound 101 approaching atherton avenue another overturn accident but it is off to the shoulder now. no serious injuries and no delay to traffic all the way down 101. here's a live look outside, bay bridge toll plaza, looking good coming into san francisco from the east bay. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you. >> thank you. new this morning, a scary
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night in an east bay neighborhood. several people are recovering from a dog attack. kpix 5's cate caugiran is in antioch with the attack that forced officers to shoot one of the dogs. cate. >> reporter: michelle, police are still trying to determine the breed of the dogs. some neighbors say they look like pit bulls or pit mixes. let me tell you what we know so far. we know a man was walking his two dogs on larkspur drive southeast of bellflower before 9:00 last night. he was getting off the trail. he and his two dogs were bit by two other loose dogs. as that was going on, three neighbors heard the ruckus and went out side to check it out and they were bitten, too. antioch police arrived on the scene quickly and the two dogs were still there. >> the dogs charged at the officers and the officers were forced to fire upon the dogs killing one, one of the dogs ran away while still on the scene another dog came back. we were able to capture that dog, as well. >> i heard people screaming and there was like a bunch of
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cop cars out here and i was scared and i heard gunshots and ran inside and i was like really scared. >> reporter: all four people were either treated at the scene or taken to a local hospital. officers say they had multiple dog bites but will be okay. now, police are also looking for a possible owner of these two dogs. they didn't have tags on them, and neighbors in the area said they hadn't seen them around before. reporting live in antioch, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> the dogs will be tested for rabies and the victims will be notified when the results are in. 5:02 now. a santa rosa man is bringing more allegations against a sonoma county sheriff's deputy who fatally shot 13-year-old andy lopez last week. jeffrey westbrook claims the same deputy erick gelhaus pulled a gun on him two months ago. westbrook says he was carpooling to work on 101 when the deputy pulled him over for failing to use a turn signal. westbrook says he offered to make room for gelhaus to stand
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on the highway's narrow shoulder. >> as the car starts to move, he screams, turn the car off! and, you know, as i'm still looking at him, he pulled his weapon out and now he is just point-blank. >> westbrook is in the process of filing a formal complaint against gelhaus. gelhaus right now is on administrative leave following the lopez shooting. a lawyer for deputy gelhaus told the "san francisco chronicle," gelhaus and another deputy thought andy lopez's gun was a real ak-47. a mother couldn't hide her emotions after her son was found guilty of crimes that could lock him up for decades. >> i love you, baby! >> a marin county jury convicted 19-year-old max wade of grand theft auto and attempted murder. the stolen car with celebrity chef guy fierro yellow lamborghini that was taken from a san francisco dealership. he was also found guilty of trying to kill a man who was with a girl he liked. >> i think it's a very, very
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difficult time for the family. >> wade was 17 when the crimes happened but he was tried as an adult. he could get up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced in december. a state senator from southern california is accused of accepting $60,000 in bribes. al-jazeera broke the story about ron calderon a democrat from montebello. the news agency cites a classified federal affidavit. calderon is accused of accepting the money from undercover fbi agents in exchange for writing legislation that is favorable to the film industry. so far calderon has not been charged though with any crimes. a man who lived in a now closed assisted care facility has been missing for almost a week. investigators say 65-year-old edmond bascom wandered away from valley springs manor in castro valley on friday. that was a day before paramedics rescued the remaining residents after discovering the home was shut down and operating with a skeleton staff. now we're learning the alameda county fire department was
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called to the facility four times late last week. >> but because of the way they appeared the fire crew that was there when they went in between thursday and saturday never recognized there were too few people or what the appropriate number was. >> the fbi and other law enforcement agencies are expected to meet today to discuss the investigation. hayward police say they now know who shot and killed a father back in november of 2009. they arrested this man, 24-year- old dereak turner of vallejo on tuesday night. investigators believe turner got into an argument with thomas cunningham over dogs and opened fire. cunningham was killed in front of his 13-year-old daughter. being police chief doesn't prevent someone from becoming a crime victim. san francisco chief greg suhr told people at a town hall meeting that someone broke into his car outside his home a few weeks ago. he says a jacket was stolen. the chief says he is not immune to crime. there are no suspects. some other headlines around the bay area on this thursday,
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searchers looking for a missing bay area gold miner have found a body. no confirmation though that it is walter steveer. the body was found about 1500 feet from his truck. steever left his home in west san jose a week ago to mine for gold in the rugged area near the south yuba river. the body found hasn't been identified but we're told steever's family is at the scene. another accident involving a truck belonging to the rec and parks department. a 12-year-old boy was struck yesterday near girard and bacon streets and then collided with an oncoming car. the boy is expected to be okay. police are still looking into see whose fault it was. a warning light kept more than 100 people from getting to san francisco on time. a delta flight was supposed to come to san francisco from tokyo nonstop but possible engine problems forced it to land in a remote area of alaska. kpix 5's joe vazquez with how
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the passengers passed time in the tiny town. >> reporter: there's not much in the cold bay, aleutian islands every alaska, but more than 170 people had to deplane because of engine problems and wait for another plane. some waited in a near school, others waited at the only bar in town. that other plane finally came and after about a six-hour flight and a total of 20 hours into their journey, they arrived at sfo around 9:00 exhausted. ever been to alaska? >> no. now i can add it to my bucket list and cross it off. [ yelling ] >> reporter: among those arriving were tim and tiffany neilson from lodi and one-year- old ellie, their newly adopted daughter from china. >> just what's going on here? and then all of a sudden, we could see that they were turning in order towards alaska and like, okay, something's wrong.
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but we were safe. >> reporter: joe vazquez, kpix 5. >> the population of cold bay, alaska, is about 110. right now boston baseball fans no doubt still celebrating maybe a little now that their sox have won the world series again last night. it's the third championship for the red sox in 10 seasons but the first time since 1918 when woodrow wilson was in the white house, that the sox clinched the series at fenway park. fans filled the streets. here's your final out. watch. >> it hasn't happened in 95 years, the red sox are world champions. >> a lot people calling in sick today in boston i bet. sox won 6-1 beating cardinals 4 games to 2. the parade is tomorrow. dennis o'donnell will have complete highlights in a couple of minutes during your morning sports report. time now 5:08. not just privacy concerns.
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coming up, is there a risk to wearing google glass while driving? >> plus -- >> you can't get away with things usually. [ laughter ] >> they know where you are, right? >> yeah. >> a local high school with less than 100 kids. why students and parents say it's a great thing. >> and more fallout for pg&e. a state official wants the utility to pay a maximum fine p >> clear and chilly out the door now but could we have some spooky clouds headed in our direction? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and the halloween commute is off to a great start if you are traveling in oakland. so far free and clear from hayward up towards your downtown oakland exhibits and, hey, we're trying something new around here. we want to know what drives you crazy on your commute. you can ask a question or share a gripe by e-mailing us at crazy@kpix.com or tweet me at wenger elizabeth and watch to see if your question gets answered right here on air.
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treasure island. there are two barges here and a third we've learned t kpix 5 has uncovered more details about those mysterious google barges floating near treasure island. there are two barges here and a third one in maine. we have learned that a tenant called buy and large, or bal, is leasing space across from the barges on the island and there's a sign telling anyone
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allowed in to turn over their phones and cameras. sources say those barges could be retail centers for google glass. still, google isn't saying anything about what's going on. well, this is a first. a woman in san diego just got a traffic ticket for wearing google glass while driving. that's a ticket by the way. she was pulled over for speeding but when the officers saw her google glass, he gave her a ticket. she was so surprised she posted the ticket on google plus. the woman says her google glass was off but the officer said too bad. it was blocking her view. so google glass is trending this month as well as world series because i think the red sox won something, something last night. >> i heard that, too. >> contaminated spices. the fda found that 12% of all spices imports are contaminated. mcdonald's coffee plans to sell bagged coffee next year and finally happy halloween.
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you can follow us at twitter at #cbssf anytime. it is halloween. you're the only one who wore orange. >> that's my costume for today, a caltrans traffic cone! speaking of traffic, we have traffic troubles already this morning for ace train number one. they had to let some earlier freight train traffic go through. so right now it's delayed about 17 minutes so that could put a dent in your morning commute if you are coming from the central valley and heading to san jose. not sure yet about ace train number 3. bart is on time with more than 40 trains. ferries and caltrain no delays. northbound 680 coming through walnut creek, all that overnight roadwork had been blocking several lanes of traffic. all that is picked up now. eastbound 4 now is still sluggish through antioch. there are some lanes blocked until about 6:00 and westbound the compute begins to stack up a little bit. your usual bottleneck there as you approach "a" street just a little slow-and-go. here's a live look outside towards the golden gate bridge.
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a few more cars on the road now that we're past 5:00 in the morning. a few more coming southbound through marin county heading towards doyle drive. everything is moving at the speed limit and a couple of overturn accidents in marin county on 101, those are all now clear. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge westbound 92. still holding steady 14 minutes out of hayward. same thing out towards the bay bridge. problem-free this morning. if you have any questions about your morning commute, tune to our radio partners, kcbs, find them on your radio dial, 740- am, 106.9 fm. that's the latest "kcbs traffic." for more on the forecast, here's lawrence. >> looking good a little chilly out the door this morning. skies are mostly clear, those temperatures dropping off in some of the north bay valleys though, 30s and 40s around the bay and well, looks like the temperatures are going to be warming up nicely by the afternoon. plan on some 60s coastside. we'll see some mild temperatures inside the bay and 60s there. and even some mid-70s in some of the valleys. so we're warming up today as
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high pressure builds in overhead. going to stick around over the next couple of days. tomorrow could be warmer and then this ridge is going to break down. low pressure is going to drop in out of the gulf of alaska and before you know it we'll cool things down over the weekend but for today looks like a very nice halloween lots of 70s inside the bay. you'll see 60s in the high country and about 63 degrees and sunny into monterey bay so a nice day all around the state and beautiful here in the bay area. 70 degrees in mountain view. 71 in san jose. 69 in fremont. and 61 degrees and sunny skies in pacifica. 74 one of the warmer spots in livermore. 73 in walnut creek. and about 70 degrees in benicia. we'll find temperatures running up to the 70s in much of the north bay too away from the coastline 73 in santa rosa, 71 in san rafael and 65 degrees in sausalito. next couple of days, we'll heat those temperatures up a little further tomorrow. then a few spooky looking clouds come our way on saturday and sunday. the temperatures beginning to come down just a bit. looks like into monday we'll watch those temperatures dropping off too but right now
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no rain in the forecast just yet. by the way, i think i'd much rather have a traffic ticket than a traffic tickle. i'm just saying. i'll just take the ticket. >> thank you very much [ laughter ] thanks okay. 5:17 now. a state official is recommending pg&e be fined the maximum amount over its recordkeeping for a gas pipeline in san carlos. records as well as internal memos created concern that the gas line could fail there and cause a repeat of the san bruno disaster. administrative law judge proposed the fine of nearly $6.8 million. the public utilities commission could make a decision on the final amount this coming december. happening today, protestors plan a march and rally this afternoon aimed at saving city college of san francisco. a march to city hall is scheduled to start at the school's civic center campus on eddy street at 3:30. a rally is set for 3:00 to demand mayor ed lee's support efforts to keep the school open. city college of san francisco
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is facing closure next year because of accreditation issues. it's one of northern california's smallest high schools. >> it may be small but that's not such a bad thing. it is pescadero high school tucked away in a beautiful coastal community. and it's this week's "cool school." reporter: it's a short 50- mile drive down route 1 from san francisco all the while surrounded by spectacular ocean views. just a two-mile trip inland sits the biggest little high school in northern california. >> everyone knows everyone. everyone knows everyone. sometimes too much. but they're okay with it. >> reporter: welcome to pescadero high, home to 99 homegrown high schoolers where bigger isn't necessarily better. >> it's more of a community rather than a school i think, since it's so small and so close-knit. >> you can't get away with things easily. [ laughter ] >> reporter: they know where you are, right? >> yeah. >> reporter: you know everyone's name in the entire school? >> yeah. probably name them automatic. >> reporter: that's a good thing -- probably name them all. >> reporter: that's a good
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thing. the ratio of students to teachers is about 12:1. the small town feel of the ocean town has drawn in teachers with big credentials like wayne johnson a nuclear engineer and maynard robinson a retired navy commander. >> i'm going to keep teaching here until she carries me out on a stretcher. >> reporter: you love it? >> love it. just great. look at these people. they're great folks. >> everybody here knows everybody so it's a really nice place to live and working with the students you get to treat them like your own. so you get to work with them one on one. >> reporter: all their cafeteria food is grown locally fresh and organic from pescadero farms. they feature 7 varsity sports where everyone plays and there's one more thing. >> yeah. the beach is great. it's nice being so close. >> when i drive home and come in, you know, make the turn off of highway 1, i'm just like, ah, this is home. >> reporter: pescadero high school, this week's -- >> "cool school"! >> it seems like a real -- the smaller the school, i think the bigger the community feel. >> reporter: absolutely.
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it's very intimate and it draws from all the way from la honda and down south towards santa cruz. it draws from a big geographic area but like i said, 99 kids. and the prom is a big deal because there was 21 seniors that graduated last year. so instead of just having a senior prom, everybody goes to the prom. >> that is cool. so freshman, sophomore, they're all invited. >> they all go. >> very "cool school." >> so what's cool about your school? email your nomination to us at coolschools@kpix.com. and we may come out and feature your school on the show. it is 5:20 right now. coming up, narrow escape. a cyclist saved his own life. how his quick thinking kept him alive. and i'm dennis o'donnell. at oracle arena, st. louis needed a win to stay alive in the world series and it was a record night for the golden state warriors in their season opener. we'll have it all coming up. ,,
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monday. watch as he approaches a massive tree..t in amsterdam a quick- thinking cyclist barely escaped death as he was peddling through a slumming on monday. take a look. watch as he approaches a massive tree. we just saw it in the video. comes crashing down because of the strong winds. fortunately he veers to the left just in time avoiding the falling tree. good morning, frank. what are you smiling about?
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last night, it looked like a changing of the guard really in western conference. the once mighty lakers simply dominated by the once happen less golden state warriors. big show before game for a team with big expectations. curry to klay thompson who had a career-high 38 points. iguodala steal, lee had 24. warriors win 125-94. the average price for a ticket last night at fenway was around $2,000. cardinals rookie michael walker trying to force a game 7 but in the third shane victorino bagged one off the monster with the bases loaded. everybody scored on the triple to make it 3-0 boston. it was 6-1 red sox in the ninth when koji uehara strikes out matt carpenter to end the game. the third title in 10 years and it's the first time since 1918
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that boston has celebrated a championship at fenway park. >> john mcclellan and the sharks facing the kings for the first time since l.a. dumped them in the play-offs. kings power play in overtime. cope dar fires a one-time bullet that slips past niemi. 4-3 the final. the sharks' second loss of the five-game road trip and just the second loss of the season. so the golden state warriors out of the blocks very strong and a record win over the l.a. lakers. but the big news of course this morning, certainly, in the channel 5 studios the red sox win the world series at fenway park. that's why frank is gloating. i'm dennis o'donnell. back to you guys. >> you are glowing. >> i am! why not? stayed up late last night. it was great. play of the day, we are going to retrack it once again. pitcher uehara giving the world series title title, 95 years since this happened at fenway park. and i know the fans in boston
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were loving it last night. >> they are going crazy. 5:25 right now. a scary severe storm could affect millions on this halloween. several states could see damaging winds and even tornadoes. the forecast is ahead. >> reporter: tonight it will be illegal for some people to even open their front doors depending on who is knocking. coming up, we'll tell you about operation boo. >> reporter: the president and his top health official take responsibility for the healthcare website debacle. i'm susan mcginnis on capitol hill where lawmakers grilled health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius over the problem. ,,,,,,,,
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local law enforcement is going to make sure sexual predators are kept away from them. we'll tell you about operation boo. >> i apologize. i'm accountable to you for fixing these problems. >> health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius takes the blame. an internal memo reveals information about the government's troubled healthcare website. >> high pressure building overhead. a little chilly to start out the day. could we warm up? we'll talk about that coming up. >> and roadwork and traffic congestion causing delays already on highway 4. we'll check the roads in a few minutes. good morning, it's thursday, october 31. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. time now 5:30. some developing news from the east bay at this hour. antioch police shoot and kill a dog after several people were attacked last night. two loose dogs charged a man walking his dog on a trail. three neighbors who came to help were also bitten. the second dog ran away but was later found and is now quarantined this morning.
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two people taken to the hospital. but they are expected to be okay. new this morning, there's an effort under way to protect trick or treaters from sexual predators. the state will be checking up on parolees tonight as part of operation boo. kpix 5's anne makovec is live at sfpd. officers will be making sure sex offenders are not handing candy out to trick or treaters. >> reporter: yeah. the sfpd is one of many local agencies participating tonight making visits to local parolees and they are really trying to make sure that sexual predators are kept away from halloween celebration. >> reporter: even scarier than spiders and goblins what might be lurking behind a closed- door. that's why the state department of corrections is enforcing special rules for all sex offenders out on parole. there are about 6500 of them in california. and tonight -- >> so they can have rights on, there can be no decorations and they can't even leave their homes. >> reporter: if they open their door to anyone not law
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enforcement, they are subject to arrest. >> it keeps them away from children. it's a high risk population. many of them have had prior convictions against children. >> reporter: it's a concern many parents trick or treating with their kids hadn't thought of when planning their route. >> participating maybe who has the most decorations and i try to go by that. >> reporter: of course, the danger isn't just at homes. hundreds of paroled sex offenders live on the streets and later today, they will be rounded up and taken to a state facility to stay during trick or treats hours. >> we'll provide them access to the parolee clinic for programs. actually receive instruction that evening. >> reporter: some say all these rules are harsh. >> i think it's taking away their right to express themselves. why can't they have halloween decorations in their windows? >> reporter: others are glad the state is extra vigilant. >> i'm happy that they are doing that. i hope, you know, they help
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the kids out and the parents with safety. >> reporter: one interesting note the people in charge of this program i asked them were there any recent examples they could cite of pedophiles snatching up trick or treaters? and they couldn't think of one. they say operation boo is down out of an abundance of caution. >> anne, if they break the rules, what's the penalty? >> reporter: it is a parole violation so they then could face up to 6 months in jail and they could be taken to jail immediately tonight. >> all right. anne makovec live in san francisco, thank you. we got some new video here. search-and-rescue replacing trick or treating in central texas. two counties in the austin area dealing with flash flooding there changing a lot of halloween plans tonight to be sure. rescue crews used helicopters and boats to save people from the floodwaters overnight. several roads closed this morning and there are a number of people without power, as well. 5:33 right now. a lot of trick or treaters are going to be out there and it looks like it's going to be nice. >> should be a great night for
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trick or treaters in the bay area. clear skies to start out the day, chilly in spots in the 30s in some of the north bay valleys early on this morning. so chilly beginning to the day in many spots. but mostly clear skies all the way to the coastline. by the afternoon, we are enjoying plenty of sunshine and how about these temperatures? 72 degrees in morgan hill. 71 in san jose. and 72 in cupertino. we'll see mid-70s in the east bay about 74 in pleasanton. and livermore. 73 antioch. then inside the bay you will see lots of sunshine all day long and really comfortable weather. 64 in san francisco and about 69 degrees in oakland. all right. time now for your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> if you are a silicon valley valley everything is good on 237 and we have a camera to show you, as well. if you are leaving milpitas towards sunnyvale westbound 237 at the speed limit. no longer at the speed limit through the altamont pass. one of our first spots to usually slow down today no exception up to about 19 minutes now coming through the
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livermore valley heading out towards the dublin interchange. it looks like it starts to slow a little bit approaching hasend da once you get past 680 though everything looks good towards the castro valley y and 237. highway 4 also very sluggish especially in the westbound lanes commute direction "a" street to lone tree. eastbound roadwork various lanes blocked scheduled to be picked up by about 6:00 but no longer seeing any slowing eastbound so it may have been picked up a little ahead of schedule and once again ace train 1 behind schedule about 15 to 20 minutes. ace train 3 on time. that's traffic. back to you. >> thank you. 5:35. some breaking news in taiwan where the usgs confirms a big earthquake 6.6 magnitude earthquake just hit. there are no reports of injuries. yet. we'll bring you the latest information as soon as we get it a san mateo child care aide is accused of inappropriately touching an elementary school girl. police say a 20-year-old man was arrested friday at home in
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millbrae. he work for an after-school program at an elementary school. he is out on bail due in court december 5. the man shot by san francisco police officers in the marina district will be arraigned today. police say 19-year-old romel nar va rez tried to rob a man of his iphone on sunday but ran off after allegedly firing off his gun. narvaez was found a few blocks away. they say they shot him after he point that gun at him. police say a man driving a stolen car caused a crash in san francisco's inner richmond district. the stolen car apparently ran a red light at 10th and geary and plowed into a lexus suv. a total of 4 drivers ended up in the hospital with a passerby hit by debris. a state senator wants to know why the new bay bridge was so overbudget and behind schedule. senate transportation committee
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chairman mark deesonier will hold three hearings in the next several months. in 1998, officials estimated the self-anchored suspension span would take four years and cost just over $1 billion. it actually took 11 years and cost more than $6 billion. the first hearing is set for november 13. and new this morning, syria has destroyed all of its publicly declared facilities for producing chemical weapons. that's according to the opcw, the international chemical weapons watchdog and now the wharton country and its embattled regime has to get rid of its chemical weapons stockpile by mid-november. google and yahoo have been targets of the national security agency. the "washington post" reports the nsa broke into those centers and retrieved millions of communication records from the companies. an italian magazine says the nsa recorded vatican phone calls when cardinals were gathering to elect a new pope. general keith alexander director of the nsa says the latest allegations are false.
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>> this is not nsa breaking into any databases. it would be illegal for us to do that. and so i don't know what the report is, but i can tell you factually we do not have access to google servers, yahoo servers. >> the "washington post" story was based on documents obtained from nsa leaker edward snowden. 5:38 now. cabinet secretary kathleen sebelius has spent the past week defending that troubled rollout of the healthcare reform program. as susan mcginnis reports from capitol hill, things got tougher when she had to answer questions from a congressional committee. reporter: health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius is promising to fix the government's troubled healthcare website. >> so let me say directly to these americans, you deserve better. i apologize. >> reporter: one month after the launch, americans still can't navigate healthcare.gov. >> it's been down the whole time you have been testifying. >> reporter: during a house hearing wednesday, michigan's
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mike rodgers questioned sebelius about security concerns with the website. in a newly released internal memo a medicare official wrote, from a security perspective the aspects of the system that were not tested due to the ongoing development exposed a level of uncertainty that can be deemed as a high risk. >> they believe that was in their words an acceptable risk which means you put millions of americans' personal financial information at risk to hackers. >> reporter: republicans complained insurance companies are canceling millions of policies because they don't meet the standards of the affordable care act. president obama addressed that concern during a speech in boston. >> if insurers decided to downgrade or cancel the substandard plans we said under the law you have to replace them with quality comprehensive coverage. >> reporter: the obama administration insists the website will be fully functioning by december. susan mcginnis, cbs news, washington. >> the widespread computer problems aren't the only issues plaguing the rollout of the affordable care act. >> there are now reports that
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many americans will now pay more for insurance under the new system. here to explain why this is happening is cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> so, jill, how many uninsured people are expected to pay more under this new system? >> reporter: the government said it's going to cost about 328 bucks per month per person, right? well, that's a little bit different depending on what group you fall in. so here we had three specific groups of uninsured americans. according to the kaiser family foundation 38% of uninsured americans fall below the poverty line so that means they should be eligible for expanded medicaid, okay? so that's one group. a big chung, 52% will qualify for tax credits on a sliding scale based on household income. but there's this 10% of americans who don't have insurance right now who earn more than 4 times the poverty level so that's about household income for a family of four
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we're talking about $94,000. so those 10%, the bill for healthcare is going to be steep and could be, you know, 30, 40% more expensive than the government's initial estimate. of the average. >> wow. so why are some that may have private policies going to have to pay more then? >> reporter: you know, like we heard in that package right before this piece under the new law insurance companies must provide a base level of healthcare. well, that means that a lot of the current high deductible plans that offer catastrophic coverage only, they have to be replaced with more comprehensive and by extension more expensive plans. some companies just are not going to be able to provide those plans so approximately 2 million americans have been notified that they will lose their existing coverage. >> jill, is there anything else these people can do? >> reporter: you know, unfortunately, i think the choices are stark. either you're going to pay more for more enhanced insurance or you're going to pay the penalty
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for not having coverage. now, remember, the penalty next year is the greater of $95 per uninsured adult in your household. now, that's 1% of your household income. 95 bucks seems like a good deal, right? but would you also assume a huge risk because you don't have coverage and that penalty goes to $695 in 2016. so we have a lot of tough choices for many americans. for more on the twists and turns. affordable care act, go to jillonmoney.com. >> thank you, jill schlesinger live in new york. 5:42 right now. months after a teen was found dead in a gym mat, newly released video could change the case. what it's revealing about the death originally ruled an accident. >> and concussion concerns. why young athletes could be in more danger than we think. >> but first, six months without sun. the creative solution people in one town figured out so they could see the light. ,,,, [ male announcer ] some things are simply better at home.
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in georgia could mean a new investigation... video has been released showing seven- year- old kendrick johnson new details on a mysterious death in georgia could mean a new investigation. video is released showing 17- year-old kendrick johnson at school on the same day he died.
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johnson was found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat at his high school. the family petitioned the video to be released after the death was ruled an accident. >> the only one that fit the physical and forensic evidence and the testimonial evidence we received was this is an accident. >> when i went and viewed his body that sunday, you can see something happened. you can tell he was beaten. >> his parents had kendrick's body exhumed and there was evidence of foul play and the teen was missing his organs. today a u.s. attorney is expected to decide whether to launch a federal investigation. 5:46 now. a national panel of experts is recommending a new system to better track the impact concussions have on our younger athletes. a new report from the institute of medicine says there's a lot we still need to learn about head injuries. part of the problem is kids don't want to report them in the first place. >> at least a culture of resistance when it comes to the roing concussions because you can't see a concussion. people hide their symptoms because they don't want to let
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their teammates or parents or their coaches down. sometimes it's because athletes don't recognize the symptoms as a concussion. >> football, ice hockey, lacrosse, wrestling and soccer associated with the highest rate of concussions in boys. for girls it's soccer, lacrosse and basketball. time now is 5:47. let's get a check on the roads. >> she is all dressed in orange and ready to rock. >> ready for this halloween commute. unfortunately we have problems out in sonoma county. it sounds like there is a traffic alert that was just issued by chp. so it's right there by highway 116 and stage gulch. it started with downed power lines due to an accident in the area. there was a small brush fire and fire crews are on scene so that area is completely blocked by emergency crews. we'll continue to watch it there. in the meantime, slowdowns for ace train 1 almost 20 minutes late. there were earlier freight train traffic that got in the way. ace train 3 is on time. and bart also looks good reporting no delays.
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ferries and caltrain similar story. i to show you the bay -- i want to show you the bay bridge toll plaza. some lanes are filling in but the middle ones the fastrak ones still look good and the san mateo bridge still moving at the speed limit out of hayward. if you're about to hit the road make sure you tune to our radio partners, kcbs 740-am and 106.9- fm. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." over to lawrence with a check of the forecast. >> looking good on this halloween. we have mostly clear skies around the bay area heading out. a little chilly in spots. some of the north bay valleys dropping off into the 30s this morning. otherwise, it is clear all the way to the coastline. 40s and 50s as you approach the coast. looks like by the afternoon, enjoying sunshine everywhere you go60s at the bay and the coastline but high pressure in control will bring with it lots of sunshine. nice weather today through tomorrow as well before we begin to see some changes. so a beautiful halloween on tap for the bay area.
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no rain to speak of and hardly any clouds either as we'll see plenty of sunshine just about everywhere you go today. numbers going to warm up too. 71 in san jose. 70 in mountain view. about 69 in fremont. and 62 degrees in half moon bay. a very nice and warm 74 degrees in livermore. 74 in brentwood. 74 fairfield. inside the bay cool and nice, 69 in oakland, 64 san francisco, and should be a pleasant 68 degrees in mill valley. next couple of days high pressure in control will bring lots of sunshine and warmer tomorrow. and then a few clouds rolling in over the weekend but no rain on saturday or sunday. just some cooler temperatures. it looks like we'll keep those temperatures down just a little bit into monday but nice trick or treat weather for the kids headed out tonight. temperatures running in the 50s and 60s. >> nothing worse than rain on halloween night. >> they canceled some of the halloween festivities in other parts of the country but perfect here in the bay area. >> thank you. your favorite story coming up here.
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unique innovation is allowing a norwegian town to see the light during the wintertime. it is a cool story. from october to march, residents living in the valley town of rue can get no direct sunlight. in order to get their fix they would have to take a cable car to the top of the hillside. newly installed mirrors track the sun and reflect the rays into the town square. the mirrors were brought in by helicopter and cost $850,000. so they are seeing the sun. >> they got some light. 5:50. nothing short of a miracle. the piece of technology that may have saved the life of an l.a. county sheriff's deputy in a shootout. coming up. >> a san jose man has built a replica of indiana jones temple o doom. this is how you celebrate halloween in style. licensed phone-ups available 24/7. call 1-800-progressive.
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ed a what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop in inglewood was anything but. investigators say a male suspect fired a gun hitting both deputies but a female officer was hit by a bullet on the cell phone charger on her belt first. >> i have heard of deputies' badges stopping rounds. i have heard of a lot of things stopping rounds but something that small is -- is nothing short of a miracle. >> pretty remarkable. the impact of of the gunshot bruised her hip. the male deputy was shot in the hand. well, a house in san jose will leave you frightened and speechless. it is amazing. the homeowner is known for his halloween decor. look at these photos. in 2011 the man converted his front yard into a pirate ship. a year later a haunted mansion and this year as kiet do shows us, he is taking people on an adventure straight out of hollywood. >> reporter: grab your whip and fedora and come to san jose.
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bob has outdone himself again. >> follow me, you'll be safe, let's go. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: this year, bob converted his home on church drive to a three-story ode to one of the most iconic movies of all time, indiana jones and the temple of doom. remember the snake pit scene? yeah. he's got that. settle down, they're fake. how about the part when the man's heart was ripped out and he drops into hot magma? bob recreated that whole sacrifice scene complete with simulated lava and a throbbing battery powered heart. and who can forget when indiana stole the golden statue and triggered the giant rolling stone? bob says kids and adults get a kick out of the reenactment. he rigged a garage door opener and hooked it up to a giant styrofoam ball. construction started back in august. bob is a contractor and tries to recycle unused building materials. attention to detail is everywhere. he spent $4,000 and a dozen
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neighbors volunteered more than 1,000 hours. is there an easy answer to why you do this? >> i think so. i think for four hours on halloween, everybody comes together and for those four hours we're all on the same page enjoying something that's really cool. >> reporter: and so today, halloween is the big day the nonscary hours for the kids from 4 to 6 p.m. from 6 p.m. on they pull out all the stops all the actors going full steam. the music is blasting. it's going to be a good time. the address is on church drive in san jose. you cannot miss it. best of all, it's free. in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. >> best of all it's free! that's awesome. >> free for the kids. but the guy that put it together, he spent a few bucks on that. >> i want to know how he did it. it's great. >> amazing. pedophiles away from trick or treaters tonight. coming up, we will tell you about operation boo and how some people say it goes too
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scared and then i heard gunshots and i ran inside. >> antioch police shoot and kill a dog after two dogs charged a man then attacked neighbors who came to help. >> i just know that i'm feeling that maybe something could have been done. >> reporter: new information about sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old andy lopez who was carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun. another man comes forward claiming the same deputy pulled a gun on him. >> of course, pick the safest neighborhoods. >> reporter: it's halloween and kids are getting ready to trick or treat. authorities are gearing up to check on predators to make sure they have nothing to do with those trick or treaters. >> it hasn't happened at fenway park for 95 years! [ applause and cheers ]
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>> the red sox are world champions! >> the boston red sox win the world series beating the st. louis cardinals 6-1, four games to two. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. and good morning, everyone. it's thursday, it's halloween, october 31st. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. developing now, the usgs confirms a 6.6 quake hit taiwan just about 30 minutes ago. there are no reports of injuries yet. and we're monitoring the reports coming out of taiwan. we'll bring you the latest information as it comes in. a number of people in antioch recovering from dog bites after two dogs charged them. police shot and killed one of the attacking dogs. the other is in quarantine now. the boston red sox are world series champion and the fans are still celebrating. boston beat the st. louis cardinals 6-1 to win the

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