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purpose. the group connected them. >> people are trying to save their lives and use the resources here that are scarce and then something of this magnitude is a shame. >> reporter: the two other shooting victims are port of this group. as for the suv it was stolen out of oakland and police are looking for the shooter. one of the soldiers killed in afghanistan this weekend is a 24-year-old from san jose. he sent a holiday greeting to his family back in november 2008. he was killed by a suicide carbomer. this was his second deploy. we reached out to his
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family but have not heard back. two others were killed in the attack, one from children children and one department employee who has not been identified. two american service members killed in a helicopter crash in afghanistan today. no report of enemy activity in the area at the time. here at home, san francisco police chief is expected to provide answers in response to a police shooting that injured a bystander. david, you learned the exact pep ever weapon the guy was carrying. >> reporter: yes. you can see some of the officers going in right now. police chief greg sir is putting on this meeting regarding the shooting.
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>> it's scary. >> reporter: spray paint marks the evidence. it's is sight of an officer involved shooting at 2:00 a.m. on sunday that left the suspect and a bystander injured. >> it's scary. i come through this area every night. >> reporter: it began as a group of people left the elbow club. the suspect pulled and brandished a gun. sources say the gun was a version of this daisy power lineups toll. an on looker rande stottlemyer to the station and summoned two officers. >> we have a person who has a replica and that's when the officer opened fire. >> reporter: an officer fired three shots. both are improving in the hospital and the officer is on paid administrative lead.
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>> it's always disturbing when this occurs eschenfelder specially in front of a police station. >> reporter: this is the department's fourth officer involved shooting this year. we'll have community reaction later and what comes out of the meeting. a proposed law in sacramento could make california the first to penalize boy scouts of america that do not accept gay members and lead evers. the bill in sacramento would deny state tax exemption status that discriminate on the basis of sexual orientations, race, nationality oregon general. an 8-year-old bay area girl
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is being honored at the capital this weekend that made a 911 call to get her mother help. her swift action helped emergency crews to come to the aid of her mother. robert vega who answered the call and alex is a are named to the local heros program. they're said to attend a ceremony thursday at the capital. families who lost loved ones in the newtown tragedy are in washington tonight. jacqueline fail talked to one of the senators exclusively today. >> she loved life and lived it to the fullest. >> reporter: vick tickets died protecting her students. her sister is pleading for gun control legislation. >> i have seen the damage that it does to a human being,
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to children. we need to do something about it. >> reporter: as she shares her family's heart ache, senators are vowing to block and signed onto a filibuster. he says the obama administration needs to encourage gun laws and not create new ones. >> my view is the federal government should be vigilant going after violent criminals. unfortunately, the legislation being pushed now by senate democrats is not targets at the criminals. >> reporter: some are calling out the senators opposes gun control legislation. some say the senate should at least vote. >> if they're opposed to background checks stand up and say so and vote no. american people demand at
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least that. >> reporter: other family members are lobbying for expanded background checks. reid says there will be a showdown vote on thursday and they need 60 votes to continue the gun debate. in less than two hours san bruno county is talking about new gun rules. the new requirements include distance from schools, parks, security measures and hours of operation. two businesses in san bruno cells guns and a third has a permit to do so. a student went on a stab be rampage at a houston community college in cypress. someone called to report a male on the lose stabbing people.
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a suspect was arrested and witnesses described the weapon as an exact to knife. two are hotlized in critical condition. firefighters battled a house fire this morning. a student that lived in the home reported the fire coming from the garage this morning morning. all people in the house escaped. near by homes were briefly evacuated as a precaution. firefighters have fully contained a wind driven wildfire. we first brought you this story here at 5:00 yesterday. it was in the city of fill more. the fire burned almost 150 acres. evacuations were lifted today. the cause remains under investigation. a major auto maker is
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announcing plans for a major recall. chrysler group is planning to recall ram pickup truck, dodge challengers and chargers. it ranges from air bag warning light, parking brake flaws. there are so many models and years affected we put it on our website. there are so many models affected go to to check it out. many were victims of foreclosure. nation's largest banks will dole out money to more than 4 billion borrowers. it's a settlement. the companies are wells fargo, bank of america and citigroup.
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it includes borrower in foreclosure from 2009 to 2010. on wall street today stocks rallyied. nasdaq picked up 15. s&p bounced back. a bill going to legislature could be coming up. the bill was approved today and it would make pranksters or their parents liable for what it takes to send the police on those calls. the measure now goes to the senate appropriations committee. watershed ruling is putting fractioning on hold for now. ubureau of land management should repaired a land
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statement. the ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups. the judge ordered both groups to work together. doctors say some 200 students at this antioch high school may be in danger. what they plan to do to keep them safe. a nice day, less wind, temperatures up there and it's warmer tomorrow. how much warmer? i'll let you know in about ten minutes.
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tonight all parents of one high school are notified about a student who came down with tuberculocis. now why are only some of the children going to be tested? >> reporter: i obtained this letter being sent out to
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all deer valley high school parents. one student, a jr. here, goat sick with tb a week ago. got better and came back to school yesterday. the risk is lowe, health officials say, but the student may have transmitted through coughing, shouting or singing. >> i'm not sure what the incubation period is or how it's spread. >> reporter: school officials declined interviews. the school does not recommend testing students. 209 students were closer contact and they can be tested. >> test them for the infection so we can treat prior to there being any risk of them passing this on. >> reporter: this is the
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county's first count tickets case. it can take months or years toyshop. >> the chronic cough going on for more than 3 weeks, fevers, night sweats, weight loss. >> reporter: the doctor says it takes 6 to 8 hours of close contact to transmit the infection. why tb rates are not going down despite public action, coming up. the bay area is second most visited area. bay area saw 14.5 million visitors, second to blue ridge parkway in north carolina. head lead lands, al ca transaction, national seashore, weeney ridge.
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y yosemite was also popular. the exploratorium is about a week away from opening at peer 15. it's triple the size of the old location at the palace of fine arts. the facility has space for 600 indoor and outdoor exhibits to educate old and young about the world around us. >> we have 150 new exhibits with the same theme we had before but new ways to open your eyes to the world around you. >> reporter: opening day is set for next wednesday, april 17. transportation officials are planning a public meeting with a plan to bring the subway to san
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francisco. opponents concerns include the impact on washington square park. the light rail will bring more business to the neighborhood t.meeting is next wednesday. oakland airport is make agriculture big change this year to accommodate the earth shifting magnetic field. oakland's main east west runway, runway 209, showing you that here, thanks to magnetic shift it points one degree to the north of that. according to the faa it involves more than painting a new number. >> updating chart it is pilots use to navigate and airport directories and making sure that we alert pilots to the plane changes so a pilot looking to land on
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runway 29 is not surprised to see a 30 painted on the runway. the same weather system that brought fierce winds to the bay area is delivering a spring snow storm to other parts of the country. wyoming is having road closures. freezing rain, snow also hit kansas. flights cancelled in denver. weather problems also affected flights bound for chicago oh hair. it was another windy day across the central valley. winds were not as strong as yesterday but strong enough to kick up a lot of dirt to make it look like a dust storm along interstate 5. >> our chief meteorologist bill martin is here to talk to
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us about it. if you had a chance to go out to the great highway, there is lots of sand. especially if you live down on the beach, on one of the streets by the beach, lots of sand. highs got into the 70s and lowe 80s. today. wind advisory dropped. that's good. here is the jet stream dog what it should do in the spring. it's north, way up here. that's where all the activity is. high pressure is ruling the lost and that means a warmer day time high. 76 in santa rosa, 77 in napa, almost 80 in walnut creek t.winds have shifted a little bit. this is slightly offshore here
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and that begin it is warming. tomorrow the arrows clock more easterly and that increases the warming. the air is sinking out of a high pressure area. when air sinks it compresses and warm. so tonight at 10:00, coastal forecast winds, 17 miles an hour. that's about right. tomorrow morning, if you're driving around the wind is not an issue. the afternoon, die earn l winds or afternoon winds come back but not bad. wind gone, temperatures warming up. day time highs, 70s are yellow, orange are 80s. if you have allergies, tree pollen -- there is a will the of different trees blooming, oakland, pine.
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if you see blossoms that's the tree that's bothering you. warmer day tomorrow, mild night tonight. still in the 40s but not in the 30s. we're note seeing frost. when i come back i'll have the forecast for you tomorrow which will be the warm messaging day of the week. we may reach 85 degrees. an unexpected problem. people are trying to catch a cab in the city and the solution being propose today fix it. how you can name one of the baby falcons nesting on the top of city hall. bay area weather and video of breaking news, any time anywhere.
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san francisco taxi drivers don't like it but those on the streets certainly do. we're told about a plan to put hundreds of new cabs on the streets. >> reporter: getting a cab in san francisco can be tough. >> it's really tough on a thursday or friday night if you're downtown or on oo busy street. >> reporter: a new report commissioned by the transportation agency recommends adding 6 0e 0 to 800
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new ones in a few years. there are not enough cabs in the city. >> a lot of it is about bringing back or increasing their confidence in the tax policies system. they only have to call one to get one. >> reporter: mta director says the report suggests the whole system could be run more efficiently. they have about 1600 cabs operating now. cab drivers say it's not a good time to add more because of unregulated cabs are eating into their business. unregulated cabs are a symptom of an unfulfilled need. >> they're picking up the slack. that shows you that people needs rides.
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>> reporter: if the board approves the more new cabs you could start seeing them later this year. freeway is going to cost a lot of drivers some money. a lot of cars had flat hairs on 80. the highway patrol said it was probably a pipe or metal. they don't know where it came from. the incident started at about 6:00 this morning. the roadway was clear by 7:00. the city of san jose wants help naming falcons that hatched on city hole. young people between the age of 5 and 18 who live or go to school in san jose are invited to enter the contest. a similar contest last
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year named four others others, hope, thunder, cobalt and horatio. it's official. the blue angels will not fly over san francisco this year. will fleet week survive? that's the question. we're live at the airport where bay area students head to washington d.c. for a major march. back in the day, we didn't have the u-verse wireless receiver.
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[ announcer ] cigarettes are not just dangerous when they're smoked. [ rat squeaking ] they're dangerous long after. cigarette butts are toxic. they release chemicals that poison our water... and harm wildlife. and millions... are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] first no blue angels and now no fleet week? the fate of a popular tradition is up in the air. the navy announced it's grounding the blue angels
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because of mandatory budget cuts. ken is live in the city with how much we stand to lose here. >> reporter: the navy notified the city that the blue angels will not fly over san francisco this week. fleet week itself is in danger of cancellation. to many people the blue angels are the greatest show. the navy announced it's grounding them because of mandatory budget cuts because of sequestration. >> it was a good show of the american military. >> reporter: the navy is canceling their shows nationwide. the angels are going to be here october 12 and 13. ktvu spoke the the spokes woman. >> it can be no cost to the government. that unfortunately mean it is
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blue angels will no longer be allowed to fly. >> are the navy doesn't plan to >> doc: battle ships either. the mayor's office says they're meeting with fleet weaker nicers to see what can be salvaged. >> it's a great chance to attract a lot of visitors. the estimates are about $65 million of economic activity. >> reporter: businesses along the san francisco water front say they will feel the hit include boat captains. >> i like to get right on the water and we get it right on top of us. >> reporter: supervisor john avenue lowe is not saddened. >> if that means we can pay for school and healthcare and security, i'm okay with
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it. >> reporter: the city hopes to recoup through america's cup. coming up at 6, they should expect to see a boom in business with blue angels cancellation business but why this company is not happy about the news. the assistant chef to cooks for president obama said he will be furloughed. the white house said 480 workers on staff may have to take days off without pay. dozens of children are making their voices herd son immigration reform. this is live at the children's press conference in san jose. the event is organized by faith based organizations and it features testimonies from children. they say how it causes stress and fear affecting
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their lives. >> we're americans that work hard. some of us come home to an empty house because our parents work multiple jobs. we want one job for our parents. >> reporter: they're calling for change changes. students from bay area high schools plan to leave for washington d.c. to take place in a march in the nation's capital. here is what the students are demanding when it comes to reform. ken? >> reporter: we talked to some of the more than 50 students who are leaving for washington d.c. tonight to participate in the march tomorrow. this group, their demands are nothing short of full
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citizenship for undocumented immigrants. >> reporter: they gathered curb side at oakland international airport. >> i'm so excited, super pumped. >> reporter: corbin haley is one traveling to washington d.c. to have their voices heard. >> they should have everything we have if they call it home. we expect tens of thousands of people out there tomorrow marching. >> reporter: yvette remember it is 2006 march. it was a powerful win that did not get what they wanted. the repom package is imminent. senator feinstein said it's near. for done students that
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want full citizenship for 11 million people, they're concerned it will fall short. >> the devil is in the details. what the legislation says can make all the difference. >> reporter: students leave the airport say they feel this is their best chance to see change on immigration has republicans and democrats are expected to unveil a reform in about the next week. chuck haggle wants to change how the military deals with convictions. they're wanting military to be stripped of their abilities. he's seeking legislation requiring cases go through the us court of military appeals. >> it's just dependent on making a big pr effort and not looking at the
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structural problems. >> they want the crimes to be taken out of the chain of command. this was spurred by a recent case of an officeer's insurance debt. the president's 2014 budget proposal calls for taking new measures to combat the grows problem for those convicted of tax related identity theft. the proposed changes come as the irs reports a spike in tax refund identity theft. san jose ebay will lose their market for add retargeting. it allows how kiter to
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display ads. this includes amazon and google. the tension ranches up another notch. the latest warning from north korea today and how the threat is being received. how it's going to take more than just spelling to win this year's national spelling bee. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol
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tensions continue to run high in north korea as a warning is issued there today. they said foreigners should take measures and get out of seoul. they are preparing to test fire to of its missles. they're ready to launch at any time. president bill clinton is now on twitter, kind of. steven colbert said he signed up if former president for an account. he dictated his first tweet who typed just spent an amazing time the colbert. at last count it has
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102,000 followers. the iphone 5 a anticipated to be available in two pour three different screen sizes. that was after a meeting from the tech supply chain company. if you have to go to the hospital you may want to think about going to detroit. they have a new more modest option when it comes to the dreaded hospital gowns. these are offered at henry ford hospital. it wraps around and is of a cotten blend. project designers said number one goal, not have the turn sticking out. millions of california yans are expected to -- almost 3 million lowe and middle
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income california yans will be eligible for tax yet dids. 30% write, 5% black and latinos. with the new 49ers stadium going up this golf course may have to come down. back here in ten minutes. did you notice the warm-up today. it's going to be warmer tomorrow. back here in ten minutes with the details. >> someone trying to pass one of these off lead to an arrest. with the blue angels grounded, this is the only game in town. we first told you about the
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tonight the city officiant ta claire is set to discuss the building of a shopping center. christian captain reports some residents are worried about repeating past mistakes. >> reporter: city leaders are looking at taking the next steps in entering relationships with doers to see if this can be turned into a retail district. >> this is everything we talked about when the voters voted on it in 2010. we were going to look at a residential component as well. >> reporter: they're going to look at see if this can be developed. they'll look to see if the
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public use facilities can be moved but it could mean big money. >> we're looking at generating 50 to 100 year records new for the city to use to keep police and fire and roads in guideship. >> reporter: the plans that lead to the demolition downtown and they say they shouldn't replace the old downtown with a new one. >> they destroyed downtown santa claire because they were going to make this big shopping center. now they're going to do the same thing. it didn't work in 1958 and it's not going to work now. >> reporter: the council is set to vote on that tonight at 7:00 here in santa claire. former nfl players are trying to make a lawsuit
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against the league for injuries. they told the federal court hearing saying the nf nfl glorified violence and the nfl lawer said individual teams, player and the union are responsible for their health. the announcement made for chi ser to build new hospitals. 6 in the bay area and southern california. they're going to meet state seismic requirements and expanding a new hospital and constructing a specialty medical offices. it will help improve the delivery of healthcare. amtrak rider ship is at its highest levels ever. the agency says ryder ship
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grew 0.9% in a year. march was the busiest month in with 2.8 million riders. they need federal funding to support the rail service. 37 people were killed today after a powerful earthquake hit i ran about 60 miles from the persian gulf. it was measured at 6.1. beside the dozens killed, 800 we are injured. many buildings were damaged or destroyed but the nuclear power plant was not damaged. it's going to take more than spelling skills for this year's spelling bee. for the first time
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vocabulary will be part of the bee. they will do the traditional on stage spelling round but they'll have to take the vocabulary round. what does it mean to be intest tate? under strenuous circumstances, without a valid will will, without a test in school or in possession of a large amount of money. i thought about it and the answer is b. to be without a valid will. don't judge. go to our website. we put up a ten question sample test. >> that was a hard question. bill martin is spell the weather for us and it start wanda smith sunshine. bill? >> it does start with sunshine tomorrow numbers going into maybe the mid-80s. temperatures are on the
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warm side. the numbers are the hourly reports. these are about 45 minutes sold. this gives you an idea. 75 in santa rosa, 75 in antioch. temperatures recording 77 in santa claire tahoe is a, 78 in napa. those highs tomorrow are 5 to 8 degrees warmer. forecast model which show it is clouds, tomorrow afternoon 6:00 p.m. and thursday morning you celo clouds and fogs. wednesday is the warm messaging day. thursday fog comes back to the coast and temperatures trend down. late thursday friday, few clowns and warm-up on friday. spike in temperatures tomorrow, wednesday.
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temperatures down a little thursday with fog and temperatures back up a little on friday. tomorrow is the warm messaging day of the week. high pressure is firmly here now. the air sinks and the air warms. rises and expands. when it compresses it warms. we're in the compression phase right now. the winds we had last night, it's started to sink. temperatures tomorrow in the 80s. fairfield could go 85, brent wood, 85. if you think the tree pollen allergies were bothering you today, wait till tomorrow. predominantly now the pollen is bothering everyone. trees are a has l if you have allergies. the grass and the weeds is around your knees but this
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is around your eyes. you may want to get allergy medicine ready for the next few days. temperatures dip thursday and back up on friday. >> our hope for rain, when do we give up and say this was bad all around? >> i don't see anything in the five day forecast. we might see a storm but the series of storm, i don't see anything like that thank you, bill. a huge find in mexico, plus, it's a driving record california yans can be proud of. what they're dog that can help save lives. on your prepaid card?
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today the sales of the hostess company was approved. the maker requires the products and the unite united states states bank -- the sales bring the total proceeds to about $860 million. today dozens gathers on the steps of city hall to call for equal pay.
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>> it's only fair. >> reporter: members says 1021 rallied on national equal payday. they say women are still paid only 77 sept for every dollars that men are paid and the gap widens depending on race. today is declared equal payday in san francisco. department of the motor vehicle says california hit a record with organ donors. 10 million people have signed up as potential donors. donors have saved or healing more than 120,000 lives. >> it's an opportunity for people who are not even aware of it being simple as a pink dot.
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>> donate life california is a new license plate archeologist in mexico found a skull, ribs, legs and tusks. scientists believe it's the most well preserved mammoth skeleton found. there is a one million dollars warrant for the arrest of the former executive for the ross valley sanitary district. he's accused of misappropriating funds. the district attorney says he averted the money that the agency loaned him to help find a home. he left the bay area before the investigation began. your mailbox, easy pickings for identity thieves.
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plus the easy thing you can do to protect yourself. new at 6, things are getting better. the gains they're making here in the area's biggest school district. ;
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good evening, i'm ken wayne. frank is off tonight. i'm julie. police broke up anne arundel band of mail thief. easy pickings that the criminals targets. tom? >> reporter: most people don't know if someone is cheery picking their mailboxes. one group caught over the weekend was doing it far and wide. two men tried to pass a $20 bill here and the attendant called police. >> they saul boxes stuffed full of mail in their car. >> reporter: they found mail from two dozen america lease home. >> also other cities encompassing 5


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