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convictly. we were not able to bring -- quickly. we are not able to bring in staff quickly. >> reporter: police are ready for tonight. she says she will be watching her windows and shop. >> i don't think they will be fixed tonight and i will be right here. >> reporter: police said they brought in extra staffing last night. they have that same level of staffing tonight. they are uncertain how many people will show up here at frank ogawa plaza at 6:00 p.m. we will be here live for you at 6:00 p.m. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> there cannot be two standards in america. >> in washington, d.c. today the national black church initiative rallied outside the department of justice. it is one of many protests since the george zimmerman verdict. a group in seattle protested the verdict and yesterday
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hundreds of people gathered in boston to speak out on behalf of trayvon martin. george zimmerman may still face more legal trouble. the u.s. attorney general weighed in. >> this provides another opportunity for our nation to speak honestly about the complicated and emotionally charged issues this case raised. >> in washington today 4 feet 6 inches tall, 80 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes ef-- in washington elise eric holder called the shooting unsessary -- unnecessary. . new surveillance video in the case of a missing toddler reporting missing after being left in her father's car. ktvu's rob roth is live with video of the girl's father that is expected to be taken about the time the girl disappeared. right? >> reporter: it was right here
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on 79th avenue and international boulevard that daphne webb's father reported her missing last wednesday. a relative told us the father john webb searched the neighborhood over the weekend but there is still no sign of the little girl. >> reporter: police did not search for daphne webb in any specific areas today. but two teams are on the case. >> by talking with witnesses, family members, neighbors and reviewing video. >> the video includes this tape of john webb buying a drink inside the market last wednesday morning. he says he left her in the car with her grandmother who suffers from dementia. police say john webb is not a suspend but they are trying to find anyone who last saw her with her dad.
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>> we are reaching out to the community to ask anyone who might be able to provide a time line. >> reporter: neighbors said they haven't seen her in 2-3 weeks. she doesn't believe her husband is involved in her disappearance. >> reporter: you don't believe it is possible? >> no. i don't have anything to do with my daughter. i want to say -- >> reporter: we aired that surveillance video last thursday. police have processed john webb's suv and returned it to him. investigators are treating this as a missing child's case. reporting live, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. the suspend in a double homicide friday inside a san francisco jewelry mart remains locked down as prosecutors prepare to take on the case. he is being held on two counts of murder and 70 counts of
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attempted murder. he killed two people and injured another. he is accused of opening fire on police officers but they were not hurt. he is set to go to trial in contra costa county for a separate incident. prosecutors say in 2009 he tried to ram an officer's car. police are asking for help to solve a deadly hit and run. it happened at 5:00 a.m. on an over pass. a man was found dead in the street. there are no sidewalks on that section. an officer spotted the paramedics were unable to save him. officers found what appeared to be debris from a car near the man's body. >> we don't know at this point what type of vehicle was involved. you know, and the time of day. and also the area is an industrial area. more businesses that aren't open during the hours. >> they found no witnesses but
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they are asking businesses for surveillance video of the seen. lint in a drier vent may have set off a fire this morning at an apartment complex. it started around 1:00 a.m. this morning on bridge point parkway. fire alarms alerted everyone in the building. >> dune the main floor -- down to the main floor. everybody's apartment, apartment, the fire alarms went off. >> the fire damaged six apartments. the red cross is helping the people who live there find a place to stay. a brush fire is burning in san mateo county in the mountains. it is burning along side highway 92. cal fire and county firefighters are responding. animal control officers are investigating a fighting
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operation. 8:00 a.m. yesterday morning sheriff's sheriff's deputies found 50 gamecocks. authorities were acting on a tip. 80 people ran from the area. deputies said it appeared they had been getting ready for a fight and it looked like there was fights there before. a small earthquake today rattled the bay area. it hit at 12:02 p.m. this afternoon in east san jose. measured 3.4 and felt as far away as pleasanton. there are no reports of damage or injuries. it is mid-july but it doesn't feel like it. temperatures across the bay area are 10 degrees below average. this is a live look in san francisco. our chief meteorologist bill martin is here now with more on this cooler weather. >> temperatures anywhere from 10-20 degrees below average. a massive marine layer.
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fog knocking at our door right now. you can see you got fog. that fog will push east again tonight. into had evening hours lots -- into had evening hours loss of clouds. 10, 15, 20 degrees below average. 74 degrees in livermore. santa rosa 67 degrees. coming up the fog push tonight. tomorrow, mild. and a warm up coming. back here in 10 minutes on what you could expect. the california supreme court is refusing an order to stop same-sex marriages. they filed the lawsuit friday. they claim the initiative remains in effect for 56 of our 58 counties and say it was shot
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down in alameda and los angeles counties. since the ruling cleared the way for gay marriages there has been a surge in the number of people who want to become commissioners. there has been big increase for people who want to perform marriages for friends and family. 26 people applied just this month. >> it is due to the same gender licenses that have been issued. there is more interest in performing the ceremonies. >> the process for one day in contra costa county involves completing an oath of office form and a $50 fee. major league baseball plans to strengthen its policy against discrimination based on sexual orientation. they plan to announce it
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tomorrow. bud selig said baseball has zero tolerance. they plan to create a code of conduct and a system to report complaints. hundreds of military veterans and families connected with employers today at a fair in concord. it was about more than just getting a job. >> i am looking for a career. everyone is looking for that job that will give them self worth. you know, help pay the bills. >> he is a u.s. veteran and a college student. he hopes to find a career in law enforcement or a similar field. when they started this event 8 years ago, 75 vets showed up, today 600 vets and families came. in all hopes of finding
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meaningful work. >> they want to apply their skills to something that has a purpose, that is part of a unit and that could give them a new direction in life. >> the theme was what you should have learned. that include classes on applying for a job and using social media to network. organizers say they vetload the employers to make sure -- vetted all the employees to make sure they realized the unique stills they have to offer. college student found dead and now a fraternity expelled. what happened in the hours before the student died and the effect being felt at sf state. >> the effort underway one week after the crash at sfo. but what next -- >> a trail beginning today, the controversy over led exposure
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and who should clean this up.
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new at 5:00 p.m. what to do with thousands of homes in the bay area that still have dangerous led paint. a lawsuit went to trial in the bay area today that could create a financial win fall for hundredsf thousands. -- of hundreds of thousands. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live with more. >> reporter: almost every house build before 1978 could have a layer or layers of toxic led paint. the question today is this paint a public nuisance.
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>> the lawsuit demands paint companies spend a billion dollars to remove led paint from homes homes and repaint them. >> sounds good to me. >> reporter: after 13 years of paint company challenges a judge today began trial. >> this is the first day that justice will be done. >> he represents 10 cities and counties. claiming paint companies knew for decades led paint could peal off and be hazardous. >> they are liability for the tuxicity presented by led in paint. >> reporter: 23,000 children are sickened by paint but paint companies said a program has worked. and there is no problem now. >> california's levels stand on historic lows. lower than the national
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average. very successful programs. >> reporter: he says just in the city of oakland 400,000 homes are effected. especially in low income neighborhoods. >>aubrain mage permanlorm brain damage and the other part is it takes so little to poison a child. >> reporter: coming up at 6:00 p.m. why cleaning can up led paint could harm children. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. electrocuted while using her iphone. that is the report out of china. the iphone 5 was on charge and when it rang she answered it and that is when she was electrocuted. apple is cooperating with chinese authorities. a lawsuit was settled that
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accused them of agree -- they have not yet settled. settlement details were not made public. cool and breezy around the bay area today. if that is what you like lets head over to our chief meteorologist bill martin for more good news. >> a lot of fog out there now. live camera. back towards san francisco, the fog bank, see how high it is. over twin peaks, over san francisco. a fog bank over a couple thousand feet. that is why it is cool. here is how it looks. that is a live camera shot. that is the game all summer. this pattern is what makes things set up in terms of fire danger or helps fire danger. when it pinches down, right, it gets hot.
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when it stretches out you get a cooler pattern. lower temperatures and higher humidity. gives firefighter a break as opposed to when it is hot. this cool pattern. here is the fog. in the avenues, clearing around stenson beach. it will push inland late tonight and early tomorrow morning. tomorrow it is cool. current highs right now. current temperatures. 73 in concord. 70 napa. santa rosa 67 degrees. 15 degrees below what you would expect. tomorrow's numbers like these. no big changes. over night lows upper 40s. lots of fog coverage. you had a lot this morning. if you had it this morning you have it again tomorrow morning. fog forecast, 8:00 a.m. boom! look at the coverage. you will see the fog towards
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fremont and san jose as well. you get the idea. fog burns back. 4:00. by 4:00. to the coast. there is patches hanging around. right? fog in the forecast. just as it was today. highs tomorrow, the heat is in the central valley, east of us. those are 90s. 80s. fairfield, antioch, low 80s. upper 70s. might see mid-80s. most of the heat is east of here. most of us are in the 60s and 70s tomorrow. the cooler pattern stays with us. this high-pressure system is there but not strong enough to off set it low that come up to the coast. sunday was cool, today was cool, tuesday like today, tomorrow. highs tomorrow, 81 fairfield. 84 antioch. 84 brentwood. these are the numbers for tomorrow. valley, san jose 75. fire danger is taking a break.
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big break next couple days. temperatures pump up rapidly. tomorrow. watch the numbers go. wednesday upper 80s. 90s. idaho 90s and -- mid-90s, and upper 90s. there is your five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. ed. >> off into the wild blue. kind of. the airplane thunder birds are getting back in the air after months on the ground. you still won't see them at air shows though. >> the bay area community taking a new approach to underanalled drinking. also -- under aged drinked. these stories and more coming up -- drinking. these stories and more coming
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veterans from being homeless. the money will go towards legal, healthcare and housing services. that includes rent, utility payments and moving costs. it is expected to serve 2500 veteran families in the bay area. official is in cairo for the first time since the military ousted president mohamed morsi. he is there as supporters and opponents continue to clash. he is meeting with government and military leaders. they are discussing steps to transition into a civilren government. the -- civilian government. >> only egyptians can determine their future. i did not come with american solutions nor did i come to lecture anyone. >> he says the united states called on the military to avoid
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politically motivated arrests. a fraternity expelled after the death of a student. >> a college student died and his brothers are under investigation. the hazing that took place before his death. >> and 9 days later an update on those injured on the sfo crash and how volunteers are giving back. >> and the acquittal of george zimmerman. he may be a free man but his legal troubles are not over. you're on timeout leo! ♪ ♪ some things won't last 25 years. ah! woof. some things will. save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen.
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save up to 20% on an ikea kitchen. complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. an investigation is expanding after a man died at a fraternity party. the fraternity is kicked off the san francisco state campus and its members are facing disciplinary actions after one died during a party. ktvu's david stevenson is live with the investigation and the back ground of the student. >> the dean of the students tells me the fraternity members are under the microscope for what they did before and during the party. >> reporter: neighbors say it was a quiet home till april 24
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of this year. >> there were people crying at the house. it was disturbing. >> reporter: that is when a san francisco state student was found dead during a party inside this home. >> he was well loved on the campus and engaged with students. >> reporter: investigators say his friends tried but failed to revival him. the investigation has gotten the fraternity kicked off campus with several student facing disciplinary action for providing alcohol to minors and hazing prior to the party. >> physical hazing. >> reporter: san francisco police they the medical examiner can determine whether the case is criminal or not. they are still investigating. >> he did participate in alcohol at the event. it is hard to say how much but
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it could have been considerable. >> reporter: other groups on campus say his death put them in the spotlight as well. >> we know more eyes are on us. we are in the eyes of the public more. >> reporter: and late today the president of the national chapter are conducting their own investigation and may permanently suspend their chapter. david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the investigation continues here. are there new rules in effect right now for fraternities as a result of what happened? >> reporter: no new rules however the dean told me he met twice with the group of fraternities here at the school about what happened with that fraternity. and they are trying to make it clear to both groups they respect students to be safe and look -- they want students to be safe and look after each other.
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>> thank you. happening now, i want to show you a live picture from news chopper 2 over downtown oakland. a small handful of protesters are starting gathering. so far there are 10 people there. they say they are planning another demonstration at 6:00 p.m. tonight. the latest protest after the not guilty verdict george zimmerman. the department of justice is investigating trayvon martin's death and may file charges against george zimmerman. >> los angeles the latest city where anger and frustration about the not guilty verdict in the george zimmerman case spilled into the street. the attorney general is confirming they are reviewing the tragic unnecessary death of trayvon martin. >> the department of justice
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shares your concern. i share your concern. >> the doj will weigh the evidence, looking for racial bis bis to see if it could result in charges. >> we are determined to meet division and confusion with understanding and compassion and also with proof. >> reporter: lawyers for trayvon martin's mother and father says they will press the department of justice to get justice for their son. >> the family is going to ask thedurate do everything possible to convict -- the courts to do everything possible to convict. >> reporter: the white house will have no part in this decision. >> cases are brought on the merits. the merits are evaluated by the professionals at the department of justice. >> number of members of congress weighinged in new.
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he -- weighed in too. in washington, fox news. >> two petition drives are underway. they are posted on the white house website called we the people. one petition received 18,000 signatures. they hope to gather 100,000 in the next month. president obama welcomed geroge h. w. bush for a tribute to public service and volunteerism. he was recognized as the founder of the organization on a day that marked the 5,000th award. today's award was given to a farm couple. they created an organization called outreach that feeds people all around the world. he appeared moved by the recognition. >> first, of course, thank president obama for this
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wonderful hospitality. >> we are a kinder and gentler nation because of you and we can't thank you enough. [ cheers and applause ] >> president obama also announced the creation of a new task force a help link public and private groups in their response to national priorities or emergencies. half of u.s. adults agree with democrats on immigration. 36% have views closer to democrats. most republicans favor a piece by piece approach and say boarder security is the top priority. 17% had no opinion or disagreed with both porties. -- parties. hewlett-packard has three new members on the board of directors. they announced they are adding
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the three and three other members resigned earlier this year. stocks was enough to extend the hot start for july. the dow is up 19 to 15,484. the nasdaq is up 7 at 3,607. the s&p is up 2 to 1,682. supporters of a oyster farm rallied today even as a group announced plans to sue the farm. owners gathered at the restaurant in san francisco. they have been fighting the decision to end its lease. today a group said it plans to sue the company for dumping waste into water near the farm. the owners called the lawsuit frivolous. why thousands of california children are missing out on free meals. plus new information about the death of cory monteith, what
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police have ruled out so far as the cause. >> up first, why thousands of california property owners are about to get a bill from thet state. from the state. mom...
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carrying 8500 gallons of fuel flipped and caught fire near dodger stadium saturday. 6-8 lanes were shut down. two lanes reopened today. thousands of property owners in california will soon get a bill to help pay for fire protection. those bills were mailed today. they are going out to 30,000 people living in rural san joaquin value to help support fire prevention services. the maximum fee billed is $150 a year. tinkys are back but -- twinkies are back but with a few changes. they started delivering them today but they are smaller with fewer calories and a longer shelf life. 45 days. many employees are not
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celebrating. nouns of can -- thousands of california school children are missing out on a lunch program because school is out for the summer. they say last year 83% of children went without lunch last summer. the group says the number of children is growing. they are trying to alleviate the program by offering a summer lunch program. spanking a child could be hazardous to your child's health as an adult according to a new study. researchers interviewed 34,000 adults and found people who were spanked were at higher risk of obesity and heart disease. they say it is possible that physical harm could lead to long term problems. up next continuing coverage
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on the crash of asiana airlines flight 214. >> the debris is cleared, the run way is open but the work continues to replenish blood supplies after the asiana airlines crash. the response by donors. >> the man without a country. former government contractor accused of revealing u.s. secrets edward snowden newest request. >> and all the fog, there is a lot of it. it had a big impact today and it will impact your numbers tomorrow and when the warm up will get here.
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now to the latest on the sfo crash of a asiana airlines jet liner. from the passengers still in the hospital to help from perfect strangers. ktvu's jana katsuyama is live with how the turn out for help was greater than anyone expected. >> reporter: there is a tremendous need still. i talked with the chief of surgery here at sfo general. he said there are six victims who are here at the hospital in need of treatment. the bay area blood centers need splays to replace -- supplies to replace the supplies that were depleted after the crash. sfo hosted a blood drive in terminal three asking to help
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donating blood. staff say so much blood was needed for the victims of the crash that their supplies were wiped out. today the response was double what was expected. >> not everyone can be out there as a first responder, you know, for everything but there are waying you can help out. >> having all the emergency victims depleted the blood supply so we have been trying to get people in this week. >> reporter: the blood drive at sfo was supposed to wrap up at 2:00 p.m. they went an extra hour because there were so many people and staff say although 60 victims have been discharged, six are still being treated and two are in critical condition. >> things have continued to be busy with the number of sick patients here in the hospital.
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a number of folks that weren't well enough to have surgery that are requiring surgery. >> reporter: doctors are hoping that people will step up this week and donate to replenish the blood supplies. reporting live, jana katsuyama, back to you. >> what an amazing turn out today. any specific numbers on how many people came to give blood? >> reporter: there were. i understand they had 122 people who showed up to donate. that was double what they expected. they say they need people who are type o. their blood could be given to a person with any blood type. they need blood from everyone with all types. they hope the public will help them to fill this need. >> the need continues. thank you.
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new developments in a story we brought you earlier. a 23-year-old will be arraigned tomorrow morning. he is a suspend in a double homicide friday. the district attorney got the case today from the police department. it is not clear what charges will be filed. he used a gun and a knife inside the jewelry store to kill two clerks and injure the owner and opened fire on police officers. coroners are fast tracking an autopsy on cory monteith and we know police ruled out foul play. the body was found in a vancouver hotel room yesterday and authorities are hoping to determine the cause of death quickly. they performed the autopsy today and say they will try to expedite the results. the star had problems with
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substance abuse in the past. cirque du soliel will resume tomorrow in las vegas less than a month after a performer fell to her death, she died june 29. the scene has been replaced with one that still supports the story lines. the investigation could take up to 6 months. american idol began the audition process in the bay area. [ singing ] >> not bad. people lined up at at&t park to audition. the try outs begin tomorrow. they are headed into their 13 13th season and you can watch it right here on ktvu fox 2.
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the food and drug administration approved a medical scan that confirms adhd by measuring brain waves. children with adhd have a higher ratio of the waves than children who don't have it. >> turning to our bay area weather. the middle of summer but it feels like a different story. >> cool, below average temperatures. lots of numbers 10, 15, 20 grays below where you expect. -- degrees below where you would expect. antioch 86. you expect low 90s this time of year. 69 in santa rosa. that was high up north. pacifica 60 degrees. as you know, temperatures cooler than they have been and this helps firefighters. temperatures tomorrow will be about the same. there is the fog. tonight the fog is going to make a push inland.
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73 in concord. 77 in fairfield. lots of cool moist air around the bay. great for air quality. great for fire danger. the winds are ushering the cool air inland. 26 miles per hour awinds in fairfield -- winds in fairfield. 10 miles per hour in san jose. 17 miles per hour in livermore. winds are going. as it gets closer it keeps things mild. that is where we were today. that is where we are tomorrow. temperatures around the bay mostly in the 60s. and inland bay valleys, 70s. and even low 80s. clayton you expect 90 degrees. not 79 degrees. you will find low 80s tomorrow. 85 vacaville. that is further east, isn't it?
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86 in clear lake. 67 in vallejo. 85 brentwood. 80 in danville. highs for your day tomorrow. they are below average. like today. below average. 70s. 58 along the coast in pacifica. 59 in daily city. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view, pops in here. you can see tomorrow is like today and then the temperatures go up into wednesday, thursday, and friday and even saturday. numbers come up. upper 90s. temperatures warm. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view, the coast temperatures will have fog each day. the numbers remain in the low 60s. there is your five-day forecast. we will see you at 6:00 p.m. the fog will push inland tonight. like last night. >> amazing. really going in there. >> thank you. a different story in
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southern california. we have breaking news now from southern california. specifically riverside county. live pictures here of a fire that is burning. the mountain fire. at this point it is 230 acres that have been burned. crews only have 5% containment on the wildfire. it jumped highway 243 and in the area of 74. residents say helicopters and planes have been dropping water on the flames. we understand evacuations are underway and people who live in 20 homes in the area have been told to flee. get out. live pictures of a fire burning in southern california. in riverside county. this area extremely dry. this area hasn't burned for more than 20 years. we will bring you more information as we get it. a dress worn by judy garland is hitting the auction
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block. collectors had that 75-year-old dress for more than 30 years. it was one of two dresses used during filming that didn't make the final cut. the other dress sold for $900,000 in 2011. not clear how much this one will go for. the auction is july 28 in los angeles county. why thousands of inmates are refusing their meals and edward snowden still seeking asylum. his newest request as he tries to get to latin america. >> making parents pay for their parties. the tough approach that could be coming soon. and a deadly shot in florida but what would have happened if it happened in the bay area and live monitoring the situation
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in oakland as protesters gather again tonight after george zimmerman was found not guilty for killing trayvon martin. these stories and more coming up in 10 minutes.
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backers of prisoners staging a hunger strike released photos. some of the prisoners are held in a security housing unit in
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kings county. this is the 8th day of the strike. they put the number statewide at 7700 inmates. they are upset over conditions. supporters say 400 people came to the protest. edward snowden is a man without a country and there is no word on where he will end up. edward snowden submitted a request to stay in russia till he could get to latin america. >> reporter: estsest believed to be -- edward snowden is believe to be stranded in a moscow airport. he confirmed his attention to stay in russia till he could get to a country offering asylum. >> to attempt to move to latin america is to request asylum. >> reporter: he says the
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presence of government officials that meeting is a good sign for him. >> even if he said -- it wouldn't have taken place. >> reporter: news agencies say officials haven't received an asylum application from edward snowden. >> whoever is the enemy of the united states is therefore a friend of russia. >> i don't think he is ready to switch to -- to -- to this kind of arrangement. >> reporter: russian president called him an unwelcomed gift from the u.s. he is quoted as saying such a present to us.
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merry christmas. fox news. someone is leaving dead animals at the home of a woman who found a swastika on her home earlier this month. she said she isn't involved in any controversial issues but found a bag of dead rabbits on her property. she said it is disturbing for her and her family. >> it has gone to another level. at this point it is frustrating. it is a threat. not just to me. >> police are investigating the incident and added patrols to her neighborhood. she will continue to mentor young people and keep a positive attitude. looking live at a crowd gathering in oakland to protest the verdict in the george zimmerman murder trial. how police plan to keep the crowd under trial. >> what would have happened if george zimmerman stood trial in california, how it might have
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played out here. >> cracking down on drinking. who would be held responsible for under aged parties. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. good evening. i am gasia mikaelian in for julie haener. >> i am frank somerville. happening now for the third night in a row people are gathering in oakland in front of city hall to protest the george zimmerman verdict. news chopper 2 live over head frank ogawa plaza. there are a hundred people or so there. everyone hoping tonight's protest will stay peaceful. ktvu's ken pritchett is with the crowd tonight. ken? >> reporter: frank, as you said there are 100 people, perhaps more than 100 people here at frank ogawa plaza for the 6:00 p.m. rally. the size of the crowds continue to grow, 500 people
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participated in a rally in march and last night was calm because they had more police and they repieced that tonight. -- repeated that tonight >> reporter: four broken windows. >> it is upsetting. because we live here. we are from here. we do everything we can to support the community. >> broken windows were counted this morning. >> public work's department is offering free services to board up. >> reporter: the city is offering increased police presence like it did last night when 500 people took to the streets. >> there were graffiti last night. >> reporter: the police chief says a smaller crowd did far more damage saturday night due to fewer police officers. on saturday it was not expected


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