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good morning, i'm jade hernandez. wind advisories for the bay area. a young girl fights for her
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life after being hit by a car. while her family convinced that driver knew she was hit. it's all ahead on the ktvu morning news. good morning, thank you for joining us it's tuesday, february 8th i'm pam cook. >> and good morning, i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. here is steve. >> thank you pam and dave. we do have clear skies. no fog. but it's windy and colder out there. temperatures if it wasn't for the wind they would be much colder in the 40s and 50. we will end up with 50 and 60s. a much cooler air mass compared two days ago. here is sal. good morning, right now traffic is going to be okay on highway 4 westbound coming up the concord no major problems here. the wind is definitely going to get your attention. on highway 24 that traffic is
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looking okay. if you are hitting the road this morning be careful. wind advisories are in effect. those wind advisories are some key areas. let's go to jade hernandez. >> reporter: within the past half hour we have checked in several different places here in oakland from the oakland hills where we are live this morning to mount claire, to piedmont to back again and the wind has died down and whipped back up and done the same over and over. i want you to take a look at what we caught the two highway patrolman picking up. a huge branch had fallen in the roadway and blocked both ways. the officers told me this was the first call this morning. luckily for the drivers in this area they were able to pull that tree branch off to the side of the road. officers called cal tran to clear it completely. there is several wind advisories this morning. let's take a look at one of our
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traffic cameras on the san mateo bridge to show you where one has been issued. a wind advisory for the san mateo bridge was issued 20 minutes after midnight. and then a second one was issued for the dublin area. high winds were reported in the altamont pass area as well. now you're taking a look at what it sounded like an hour and a half ago. law enforcement agencies in several different cities report hearing different calls. several other police departments including al mya da, berkeley, and fair -- alameda, and berkeley and fairfield say they received several calls this morning. we try talking to a few early risers this morning but many of them were unable to talk top us
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on camera about the winds overnight but many of them did notice the difference when they went out either on their walk or run this morning. reporting live jade hernandez. a san jose family is demanding justice in a horrifying hit and run case that critically injured a teenage girl. it happened early sunday morning. investigators say the 18-year- old was crossing the intersection with her boyfriend at about 2:30 in the morning when she was run over. police say the girl was pinned under the vehicle and she was dragged for hundreds of feet before that driver spread away. the family of erika luna is passing out fliers in their effort to catch that driver. >> it's breaks my heart my center has to go through that. i don't want want anyone to have to go through that.
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>> police are looking far light gray or silver minivan or possiblely an suv. maybe a dodge caravan. the victims family is offering a $2,000 reward for information. ceo cal train is one of the highest paid bosses in california. cal train gets ready to shut down stations, raise fares and reduce services. kraig debro is live in san francisco to tell us how much cal train ceo is taking home. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. it's more than the c, eo open bart and transit. the it pushes off a few minutes from now where it stops in the future will depend on service cuts being considered. cal train is declaring a fiscal
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emergency. it's the highest paid transit boss in the state. michael jay scanlon earns $46 $468,000 a year. now if fiscal emergency is declared, it will make it easier to imemployment new service cuts add a 25-cent zone charge. those steps might be taken as a way of closing a $30 million budget deficit. here's what scanlon said about finding money for that deficit. quote we have a very serious financial crisis looming. i think we have looked under every rock for money. end quote. >> i think it helps to send a message to everyone else that
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works in cal train or everyone that rides cal train that they are really looking at everything to improve the service and get everything on track. >> reporter: i'm sure even if scanlon would cut his salary in half it wouldn't solve the budget deficit. the agencies administrator payroll increased 17% in three years. some people are defending scanlon says it's performance base. some came in the form of bonuses to offset the high cost of peninsula housing. we still have to talk to passengers here. we almost continue to try to reach him. reporting live in san francisco kraig debro ktvu channel 2 news. today california could take a major step toward resuming executions at san quentin. at 10:00 a.m.
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the federal judge that halted executions five years ago will tour the newly remodeled death chamber. the state spent $900,000 to update the chamber after judge jeremy fogel ruled it was out dated. nearly 700 inmates are on death row. that includes richard allen davis. >> only 2% of murder suspects even rise to the level of a death penalty case. those individuals who are sentenced to death are truly among the worst people in our society. however, not everyone wants to see executions resume in san quentin. a small group of protestors gathered outside the gates last night. they are among those that argue the death penalty is both inhumane and expensive. our channel 2 website has a
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section on death row. if you are starting your commute get ready for a cold and windy commute. >> it has been pretty windy. we have wind advisories for the altamont pass. interstate 580 and the san mateo hayward bridge. it's windy in other places as well. let's take a look at highway 24. not too windy here. you will see wind or feel wind i guess you should say in orrinda or on the oakland side. also the morning drive will be okay as you drive let me just move to the maps here. the east 580 freeway in livermore there is a crash. i haven't put up the indicator yet. look at westbound 580 very slow. it's an injury accident. people coming westbound have been looking at this and it's causing a slow down on the windy pass.
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let's go to steve. >> i think gusts about 35 there. we've had gusts up to 40 along the coast. good morning, it's colder out there today and it will be windy. sunny you don't have to worry about that. we had a lot of 70s to near 80. you can see why that system dropping out of the north. that means colder. 20-40 miles an hour. gusts to 50. some of the higher elevations. you get up to 2,000 feet along the coast. it looks like a breezy blustery day for many. and tomorrow. the dry stretch continues but the pattern is changing. it is changing and i still think i know this weekend a lot of restaurants are gearing up for that little valentines day thing. i think you are all right. it's monday and tuesday. i have been talking about the 15th. i'm going with it. 15th looks like a rain day. until then we'll have a cooler pattern. this is the sustained wind not the gusts.
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fairfield north at 26. same for sfo. gusts at 27. oakland north, northwest down to san jose. northwest 12. napa airport. it's a cold direction. it's a breezy windy pattern. 40 to 50. a lot of low 50s. the reason why everything is coming down. if it wasn't for that wind it would be much colder. tomorrow morning we will lose that wind. the lows will go right on down. no rain out of this. windy and cold to start off 40- 50 on the temps here at 7:00 a.m.. by noon 48 to 58. sunny and breezy. 58-66 at 4:00 and temperatures 50. clear lake 59. san rafael 52. 59 brent wood to 63. castro valley 63. al knee la da at 61 -- alameda at 61. 63 fremont. same for redwood city.
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d.c. upper 50s along with pacifica and half-moon bay. cooler pattern will carry us into wednesday. a new report shows people are carrying more credit card debt. why some say that is a good thing. plus toyota acceleration problems reveal what is happening today that could take us a lot about the automaker problems. a good example of no good deed goes unpunnished. why a man that saved the life of a drowning surfer may be fined.
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in egypt president mubarak has made up a committee of coming up with ways to relax the rules on who can run for president and also for imposing term limits. those protestors you see in the picture they are still demanding president mubarak immediate resignation. the moe baa ma administration does not support -- the obama administration does not support the resignation of mubarak right away. ktvu alison burns is in our
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d.c. bureau with what we are hearing in the report. alison. >> reporter: good morning, to you dave. the feds are closely guarding their findings from the ten month investigation until they are revealed later this afternoon. the l.a. times report this morning that nasa engineers are expected to reveal they cannot find significant electric trannic defects -- electronic defects in toyota vehicles. faulty electronics were not to blame for the sudden acceleration. millions of vehicles were recalled after deadly crashes and terrifying stories from drivers. we covered the testimony of rhonda smith that said she called her husband to say goodbye when he car sped out of control. >> i'm sorry. i know he could not help me but i wanted to hear his voice. >> smith survived. toyota has since installed a break override system to prevent accidental acceleration
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but still faces scores of lawsuits and today's report could certainly have an impact on those cases. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. well we have an update. bounce houses are now banned in any walnut creek park. that was the decision of a walnut creek commission after they said the popular childrens entertainment poses a liability hazard. the city had required a permit and proof of insurance. workers said they were often ignored. they added the bounce houses are damaging the grass in city parks. a man on a jet ski is credited for saving another man that almost drowned. but now the rescuer could face a $500 fine. this video from january 22nd shows jacob trip was hit by a rogue wave that was 25 feet
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high. other surfers in the water the proximity of the man on that jet ski was the only reason he survived. surfers will be packing a public meeting to make a case for changing the law. meeting starts at 9:15 thursday morning at the conference center in half-moon bay. right now 6:17. let's go back to sal. any problems in the commute? >> yeah, we have that truck accident, pam and dave. eastbound 580 at portola the crash has been there going on an hour. a big rig flipped over after hitting a sofa. this is in the high windy area of bay. it's windy there and chp has issued a signal alert which is a special traffic alert. if you are a driver give yourself extra time. the crash is east 580 at
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portola. let's head to -- coming in from antioch it's pretty slow. and 880 the traffic is okay. the toll plaza traffic by the way our camera has been effected by the wind. i will tell you at the toll plaza there is a very small delay. nothing major yet. the metering lights just went on. let's go back to the desk. >> we have windy and cooler pattern today. temperatures coming down big time. we were 20 degrees above average on sunday. that will not be the case today. we will be closer to average. still slightly above. i think you will notices much cooler breeze in place. the wind is the big story. 20-40 miles an hour. bay area hills. you can get gusts close to 50. that will be today through the night. things will decrease. it will be sunny and breezy tomorrow. north 26 at sfo with gusts at 35. livermore north at 16. san jose that is north, northwest at 12.
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that means 40s and 50s. 50 in livermore. you can see the direction everything is going. it's not much. it's enough to impact our highs today. so sunshine that is not a problem. much cooler highs with temperatures in the upper 50s to low to mid 60s. windy and cooler today. low 60s to mid 60s should cover it. the five-day forecast does have a cold morning. mostly sunny thursday and partly sunny and cloudy as we head into the weekend. 6:20 is the time right now. americans are charging more on their credit cards after cutting back for two years. consumer borrowing rose 3.5% in december. analysts say this could indicate some optimism people are having about the economy. magazine sales dropped during the second half of 2010.
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oz. my poll tan magazine remains the same. womans world magazine ranked second in retail sales and gained 9%. while wire magazine serged more than 28%. that's the highest of any publication. newsstand sales is a better indicator of a the health of the economy. they are pumping up a lot of toddlers as well as their parents. some are wondering if these kiddie programs are doing more harm than good. keith okayer man is finding out there is life after msnbc. traffic will be okay in san francisco. it's pretty windy out there. we'll tell you more about the morning commute straight ahead.
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good morning, it's pretty windy out there. we have the san mateo bridge shaken this morning. we had word of a new crash on interstate 80 coming up. we'll update you on that. thank you. time now 6:24. the mount diablo school board will vote on closing schools.
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the final decision may be made. the school board will be presented with a new option and that may end up postponing a vote. the school district has held several meetings talking about closing three schools. tonights meeting begins at 7:30. it will be held in the school. a proposed ball lard measure to pay the school board members more money has been revised now. the original plan called for annual salaries of $50,000. the examiners reporting that number has been reduced to $25,000 a year to improve the chance of it passing. right now school board members are paid $6,000 a year. san francisco supervisors have to sign off on the measure before it can go before voters in june. it has been one year since the marin catholic baseball player has been hit by a line
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drive. he and his team held their first practice of the season yesterday. sanberg was pitching last march. that's when he was hit by a line drive. he had a fractured skull. he was placed in a medically induced coma. concerns were raised that the metal bat used by the batter that hit san -- was hit by sandberg was a metal bat. toddlers are competing in sports right after they learn to walk. fitness programs for little kids like this one in alameda are taking off across the country. basketball and hockey program are also very popular. one toddler soccer program has now 150,000 kids in 30 u.s. states. more than half are under the age of three but some wonder if this jump start into sports is
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really good for the kids mental and florida health. >> you do run the risk of burning them out but you also run the risk that some kids are now living a very pressured life at a very early age. >> however, many parents feel these toddler fitness programs teach them the value of team work and keeping fit. those are lessons that will help them the rest of their lives. time now 6:26. we may find out if keith olbermann is heading for a new job at san francisco based current tv. olbermann left his job as the host of countdown last month after several public confrontations with management. his departure set off several rumors of where he was going next. he will announce a job at current tv. al gore helped found that bay area public affair channel. the second most dangerous intersections in california is in the north bay. the reason police say it's hard
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for them to do much about it. also on wall street the opening bell is about to ring. we will bring you the early stock numbers. pam has all the details.
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they are doing a countdown for us to the opening bell. and there it is. live in new york this morning. it could be a busy day. we have earnings. they are celebrating the anniversary there of the nasdaq i believe. i'm trying to look it up to see. i will find that information out for you. there it is. 40 years. >> 40 years. >> so we will get those opening numbers in a little bit and tell you what is going on effecting stock around the world. >> right now we will watch him sign off there and smile and say good morning, to you.
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i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. time now is 6:30. san jose teenager may never walk again after a horrifying hit and run. it happened early sunday morning at tierra buna roads. allie rasmus is there to tell us how her devastated family is taking action. >> reporter: i just spoke with the young womans mother over the phone. she said her daughter is in critical but stable condition. she is heavily sedated but conscious and responding through eye contact to family members that have visited her at the hospital. doctors told the family she is lucky she is alive after what she went through. she was crossing the road when she was struck by a hit and run driver yesterday. you can see her friends and family posting these signs urging people to come forward with any new information they
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may have. this all happened early sunday morning. erika luna was crossing this street with her boyfriend when police driving a gray suv hit her and kept driving. luna was dragged down the street. her mother told us this morning that luna under went surgery to repair her shatter the pelvis and her family can't believe what happened. they say they are traumatized and can't believe someone would do this and not stop. >> it breaks my heart my sister had to go through that. i wouldn't want anybody to have to go through this to have to be hit by a car and dragged so far. >> reporter: now as we mention yesterday luna's family and friends canvassed the neighborhood with fliers. they are asking anyone that have seen the driver to contact the san jose police. they are considering this a felony hit and run investigation. the family is offering a $2,000 reward for information.
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back out here live just to show you what the neighborhood looks like out here. the intersection where this happened is a three-way intersection. on one side there is a freeway wall and across the street on the other two blocks there is what appears to be apartment buildings on either side. fourth you are down the street there is a couple businesses including a motel six. san jose police say they are seeking and trying to get some surveillance video from this neighborhood to sheafy they can get a clearer picture of the driver and vehicle involved in this hit and run. live in san jose allie rasmus. time now 6:33. at 10:00 this morning a couple hours from now facebook is expected to announce they are moving their corporate head quarters but not far. right now the worlds largest social networking site is based in palo alto. they have outgrown the old campus. it's about five minutes away. facebook wouldn't confirm or deny reports of their moving. but today's news conference
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will be held at menlo park city hall. we have new information this morning at the man accused of stocking facebook founder mark zuckerberg. zuckerberg filed a restraining order last week against this man. now he is due in santa clara court later this month. he allegedly sent facebook messages to zuckerberg incluing one that said please help me, i'm ready to die for you. this morning that man is telling celebrity website he just wanted to get zuckerberg's advice about a personal problem. he's accused of going to the facebook offices as well as zuckerberg's house in an attempt to contact him. today the san francisco board of supervisors is expected to consider a new tax credit aimed at trying to convince twitter to stay in the city as it expands its head quarters. it's the first major policy proposal from ed lee. the idea is to offer payroll
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tax exemptions from new employees hired by employees that locate to the market area. that's an area the city has been trying to revitalize. time now 6:34. police are searching for three men who broke into a home in gilroy, tied up the owner, and stole his guns. the owner said he was tied up for nine hours inside his home. investigators say the suspect was wearing ski masks and gloves. they stole guns from inside a safe and from the victims truck which was found burned in santa cruz county. the victim had to be treated for cuts and bruises. the city of sebastopol may seem like a great town but it has the highest number of car
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accidents. 38,000 cars pass through the downtown area to get to the highway. just two or three police officers though are on duty at any given time. >> i would say the majority of the time they are going to a call from a call at a call. >> the highway patrol has offered to help. and last week six chp officers issued 16 citations. another crack down is scheduled for this thursday. time now 6:36 if you are just about to get in the community know it's cold outside. and it is windy. am i right? >> it's chilly. i think it's windy. >> dave you got it right. we have been dealing with the wind on this commute and it is going to be windy. if you look at the san mateo bridge you notice our cameras
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shaking and the wind signs are up this morning. we also have crashes out there. i'm not sure if this had anything to do with the wind. we had a couple accidents one on northbound 80. we also have an accident west 80 at the mcbride exit. a couple of crash there is on 80 near vallejo and richmond. let's go back to the live pictures. i will show you 280 san jose. northbound 280 on the right is looking good. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. you know on the weekend i took care of you. no, i did. sunny and warm. we had temperatures sunny and 80. if you haven't stepped outside yet, you are in for a surprise. it's colder out there. windy and cooler today. sunny. let's look at the positive. tomorrow a cold morning on the wind protected areas. it will drop. sunny and cool tomorrow. by the weekend i realize that a lot of restaurants gearing up
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for valentines day. more clouds. i think we are all right. there is a possibility of rain. i'm leaning toward early next week on the 15th tuesday a week from today. i have been talking about that for ten days now. system is dropping right down out of the north is bringing in a cold northerly breeze. that is really going to effect temperatures and also kick up that wind gust 50 or possible. i have seen about 40. near black hawk 50 miles an hour. that is the strongest. that is right. that's what i said. 35-40 right above the caldecott. there is some tiburon pier that had gusts to 30 miles an hour. it has been dry as you know. changes are happening they are starting today in the form of cooler weather. that almost take that into the -- that will take that into the weekend. let's face it the ground is really dried out for those of you that hike or ride your
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mountain bike. we need the rain. fairfield north 26. gusts over 30. same for sfo. santa rosa north at 18 opinion concord northwest 15. san jose about 10-15. napa 15. san francisco 50. hayward 50. right down the elevator shaft. 40-50 window and cold -- windy own cold out there. coasts in the higher elevations and also about the same. 58-66. we are bringing those temperatures down. average this time of year is 58- 63. we were so far above. it figures we would come down. berkeley 62. heyward 63. san jose 64. morgan hill 64. we will go 59, 58, 58.
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san mateo 62 and menlo park 63. cold tomorrow morning. partly sunny and partly cloudy as we go into the weekend. a pregnant woman gets the shock of her life at a pharmacy. the crucial mistake that could have a devastating impact on her baby. also cal train is facing what it calls a financial crisis but the big paycheck the man in charge takes home may surprise you. good morning, right now traffic at the mccarthur maze looks good coming out to the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll tell you more straight ahead. far
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how can the plum card's trade terms get your business booming? booming is putting more music in more people's hands. well good morning, to you. welcome back. here's a quick look at the top stories we following for you. the federal court judge that stopped the executions will be seeing the new facility. he will tour the newly remodeled death chamber at 2:00 today. the government will release findings from a ten month investigation into the run away toyotas which lead to massive recalls. in egypt today protestors calling for one million people to fill up cairo central square today. if rallying around a newly released google executive is
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trying to get the momentum of their mass protests. cal train riders could soon face reduced service but higher fees. at the same time, ktvu channel 2 reporter kraig debro has the results of a new report this morning that says the man in charge is one of the highest paid transit chief in the state. >> reporter: that man michael jay scanlon has a big reporter in the name of shawn elsburn. here at fourth and king the commute is just about to go into its heavy usage hour. 40,000 riders a day ride the system. fiscal emergency may be declared on thursday. that is as we are learning that michael jay scanlon earns $400,000 a year. if they had to hire another ce ceo they would have to pay the $will hundred thousand they now pay michael scanlon. according to a report in the san mateo times, that salary is
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the highest in the state. the time says michael jay scanlon earns $400,000. $688 a year. and that is by far the highest in the state according to the report in the san mateo county times. the revelation comes as cal train gets set to declare a fiscal emergency thursday. the move will make it easier to implement new service cuts including suspending service at up to 16 stations and adding a 25-cent zone charge. those steps might be taken as a way to close a $30 million budget deficit. here's what scanlon said recently about that deficit. he said we have a serious financial crisis looming. i think we have looked under every rock for more money. >> i think it kind of helps to send a message to everybody else who works in cal train or everybody that rides cal train
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that they are really looking at everything to try to improve the service and try to get everything on track. [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: the paper says the agencies administrators payroll has increased 14% in the past three years even while it has cut services and raised fares. cutting scanlons salary even in half would not really put a dent in the $30 million budget deficit but we will be asking riders this morning if they think the symbolic nature of a cut in his salary would be worth the sacrifice. reporting live in san francisco kraig debro. time now 6:46.
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wikileaks founder julian assange is expected to find out today if he will be sent to sweden to face sexual assault charges. he's in the courtroom right now for an extradition hearing. it all comes as assange's website comes up with a new way to raise money. they launched an online store that includes tee shirts, hoodies, mugs, and tote bags with a wikileaks logo. an el paso high school is mourning the death of two students. it happened yesterday just across the border from el paso. mexican police say the two boys and friends were killed while they looked at cars at a dealership. it has become one of the world's most violence cities. the trial for michael jackson's doctor will likely be broadcast on television. a los angeles judge said he
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will allow cameras in the courtroom as long as it's not intrusive. it will attract a huge audience. dr. conrad murray has pleaded not guilty to an involuntary manslaughter charge. a pregnant woman is waiting to find out the health of her unborn child. marinna civil have picked up a pill at a pharmacy and found out after she took it it was an abortion drug instead. she was rushed to the hospital where she was given charcoal to absorb the drug. now she is worried about her baby. >> for all of this to happen now is really overwhelming to learn i have to come home and sit and wait. >> safeway has extended an
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apology. our time is now 6:48. there is a story coming out from romania. romania witches may -- this will require witches to get a permit. the law would also require witches to give their customers receipts and they could end up in prison if their predictions turn out to be false. witchcraft has been part of the culture in romania for centuries. romania changed their labor laws to officially recognize witchcraft as a profession. 6:49 is the time. let's go back to sal for a little traffic. >> all right dave and pam. good morning, once again. the wind will be an issue for some drivers. let's take a look at the commute on 80 westbound. if you are driving on 80 traffic will be effected by a couple of different crashes. the one near the bridge cleared. the there is one near mcbride. if you are driving down to the
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bay bridge there is a little bit of a delay there. not major. our camera has been effected by the wind. it's about an 8-10 minute delay. let's take a look at san francisco northbound 101 as you approach the 80 split. that traffic is moving well. and this mornings drive is going to be okay on 237 with slowing. steve, one of our twitter friends asked me are we in separate studios? yes. if you go to twitter you can ask us questions. >> yes. you can say hey it's cold out here. we do have a rather strong northerly breeze coming down. that will give us a much cooler air mass. sunny. higher clouds moved off. windy and cooler today. sunny highs in the 60s for most. cold tomorrow morning. just letting you know. tomorrow morning will be cold. it will be breezy, cool but
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still sunny. more clouds by the weekend and maybe rain on sunday. i think it will come in on monday or tuesday. restaurants gearing up for this weekend. i think we are all right. it will not be as warm as last weekend. you can put your order in. it will not happen. 20-40 miles an hour winds. bay area hills gust to 50 miles an hour. and the wind advisories again things can really be blustery for awhile. especially on the coast. everyone is in on this breeze. that is a colder breeze. 40 to 50. 51 mountain view. 58 fairfield. that is the culprit. and as well the wind will be with us today. not as bad tomorrow. i think it will still be breezy. cooler and sunshine. 50s and 60s on these temperatures. 61 pittsburgh. 64 danville. berkeley at 62. same for gilroy and
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coopertino62 as well. san bruno 59. half-moon bay 58. sunshine that is not a problem. cooler air is moving in today and tomorrow. partly sunny and cloudy as we go into the weekend. as the market opens this morning keep an eye on well known security company macfee. macfee reported record earnings for the fourth quarter. reports quarterly revenue of $550 million. now unfortunately despite its record, not quite as good as analysts would hope for. we almost check in on the stock in a moment. here's a live look at the big board. the new york stock exchange. the dow jones up 7 points. no big moves there this morning. s & p 500 a up.
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and far moment give me a second. mcafee stock is up slightly. for the first time smart phones out sold pcs in the last month of 2010. consumers bought more than 302 smart phones. nokia remains the top maker of smart phones. apple has the fastest growth at 86%. time now 6:53. the way he said it was nice but what he did was not. why the hold up man was a memorable one. killed by a bird. how a rooster being thrown into a cock fight turned the tables on one of the spectators. good morning, we are looking at the bay bridge from another angle today. traffic is backed up for a 10- 15 minute delay. we'll tell you more coming up.
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i can't believe that guy made it home. nobody drives drunk anymore. [ ring hold on, i got another call coming in. [ ring [ tires screech while drunk driving rates have dropped greatly, negligent driving and speeding fatalities have skyrocketed. someone dies every 13 minutes from negligent driving, so keep your hands on the wheel, your eyes on the road, and your phone put away.
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good morning, to you. welcome back. time now 6:56. in arizona state lawmakers are considering legislation today that would ban the type of weapons used in that mass shooting in tucson a month ago. the legislation would ban gun magazines were more than ten rounds. the shooter in tucson opened fire with a magazine that had more than 30 rounds in it. six people were killed.
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13 others including congresswoman gabrielle giffords were severely injured. gun rights activists say they will fight this legislation. a rooster is being blamed for the death of a man. police say the bird stabbed the man last week during in a cock fight in the central valley. one had attached a knife to the bird for the fight. the stab wound ended up severing an artery in the mans leg. he died a short time later. will you do me a favor? would you empty that and put it right here. i'm robbing you. >> this happened on saturday. the gas stations owner said the robber went on to apologize for his crime saying that he had bills to pay and children to feed. police say the 65-year-old
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although he was very polite he has previous convictions for armed robbery. >> wow. our time now 6:57. coming up on mornings on 2 we'll have more about this mornings wild and windy weather. it's cold out there you know that. it has lead to warning ons bay area bridges and highways. and we have more on the stocking case involving the famous face behind facebook and this man. stay with us.
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