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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 the jury in the george
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zimmerman trial would reach a verdict so quickly. >> we had to make due with the staff that was on duty and that was difference. >> reporter: again, there are police here at frank ogawa plaza standing nearby and protesters in the neighborhood of 100. this rally will start about 6:00 p.m. and we will have the protest and the police response later tonight. ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> what would have happened if the shooting happened in california? a comparison of the law and whether george zimmerman would have stood trial here. the search continues for a 21-month-old who was reported missing last wednesday. two teams are working to find daphne webb who was reported missing after her father left her in the car with her grandmotherth who suffers from -- grandmother who suffers from dementia. john webb is not a suspend. police say they are still
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treating her disappearance as a missing child case. police are looking for a driver who hit and killed a man early this morning and drove off. the body was discovered here on an over pass over 80 at 5:10 a.m. this morning. they have not yet released the name of the man who is believed to be homeless. police have arrested a man suspended in a hit and run last december. officers arrested him yesterday afternoon. investigators say he struck and killed a 64-year-old on december 20 while he was walking his dog. the dog was also killed. he was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run. the california supreme courtb today refused a request from -- court today refused a request to halt proper 8
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marriages. the group claimed the judge's injunction against the marriage ban did not apply statewide. they are expected to release a decision in august. new at 6:00 p.m. a city in contra costa county is considering getting tough on parents and holding them responsible for teenage drinking parties. the decision could come tonight. ktvu's cara liu is live in pittsburg where the city counsel will address the issue. >> reporter: that's right. i just spoke with the city counsel member, they expect this to pass with flying colors tonight. >> reporter: designed to deter underaged drinking. it could be adopted tonight by the city counsel. it says parents who host parties where alcohol is served to teens could face fines. $500 for a first violation and
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1,000 for a second. they could also be forced to reimburse the response of police. she is one of the advocates. >> we did a survey and 46% of the youth say if they were to obtain alcohol it would be a house party. it is a big problem. >> reporter: several students are expected to speak at the meeting to talk about why under aged drinking is not okay. >> church has shown children who drink before 21 have an increased probability of having an alcohol dependency issue. >> the counsel meeting is less than an hour away. a few dozen cities and counties have similar ordinances. it should go into effect next
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month. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. sheriff's deputies broke up a huge cock fighting operation. they provided this picture of a deputy holding one of 50 birds found in crates. 80 people ran from the area when they showed up. investigators say it appears it had been the scene of previous fights. animal control is now investigating. a driver accused of killing one pedestrian and hitting a dozen others pleaded guilty to first degree murder today but won't be going to prison. today a judge found that he was insane during the rampage. he was accused of hitting and killing a man and then driving to san francisco and targeting more pedestrians. the ruling means he will likely spend the rest of his life in a mental institution. the ntsb finished its onscene investigation of the
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asiana airlines flight 214 crash at sfo one week ago saturday. they have closed their command post in san francisco. the ntsb said they completed the investigation of the wreckage of the plane and runway. they will now conduct more interviews and examine the escape slides and other components of the aircraft. it killed three people and injured dozens of others. allegations that 100 female inmates were sterilized without state approval. an investigation found 148 women received the procedures between 2006 and 2010. but a spokeswoman says officials didn't know about it till 2010. >> we were early in 2010 we were aware. that is when we took steps to
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put a stop to the procedures. >> lawmakers are calling for the committee to hold hearings to review the allegations. opening arguments in a civil suit that could result in your home being reparented to remove led -- repainted to remove led. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler has more. >> the manufacturers are not denying older homes may have led paint. they are denying it is a major problem. >> reporter: the lawsuit demands companies pay a billion dollars to remove led paint from homes and repaint. >> i don't know. have to paint all the houses. i have no idea. >> reporter: 10 cities and counties today got their day in court in san jose. in a 13-year-old lawsuit. >> they have fought it all the way. we have been to the court of
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appeals twice. supreme court twice. >> governments say in oakland there are 400,000 homes like this one painted before 1978. companies say remediation has risks. >> really could increase the risk of exposure for children by creating led dust through abatement. >> reporter: experts call that hogwash. the risk is pealing paint. >> causing brain damage. and the other part is it takes so little to poise an child. >> reporter: 23,000 california children have elevated led levels. both sides presented opening arguments. there is a long list of expert witnesses in this trial. reporting live, health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. new research suggests california consumers are paying more for certain drugs because
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they delayed releasing generic versions. many brand name drug companies pay off generic manufactures to delay putting the drugs on the market. as a result consumers end up paying hundreds of dollars more. >> people paid as much as $465 for the brand name. that is 33 times the price of the generic that is now available. >> a bill is making its way through the senate to make it illegal. the head of the california lottery stepped down today after a year and a half on the job. he took the job in december of 2011. the chef deputy director will serve as acting director. there is no time line for appointing a new director. membership for a new bike sharing program are now on
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sale. the program is set to launch in august. it will include 700 bikes at 70 stations spread throughout san francisco, redwood city and palo alto and san jose. the cost $88 a year or $22 for three day pass. the stand your ground law, what if the ground was california? we explore how our laws treat force. >> cool and breezy but a warm up isn't far away. when temperatures will trend up again. >> and a fraternity expelled from a bay area university. the details around a student's death that led to the decision. [ male announcer ] now at your local subway, gotta-try-'em flavors like the chicken & bacon ranch melt are built fresh from the bread up.
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some members of san francisco state university fraternity could be facing disciplinary action after a fraternity hosted a party and a man was found dead. since then they were kicked off of campus for providing alcohol to minors and hazing. >> he did participate in alcohol at the event. hard to say how much but it could have been considerable. >> officials are considering action against individual members depending on the findings by the medical examiner. we want to update you on the protest in downtown oakland. these are live pictures from news chopper 2 at frank ogawa plaza in front of city hall. you can see there the protest of the george zimmerman verdicter is growing. the crowd is.
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there are now 200 or so people there. hopefully everything will stay peaceful. over the weekend, the protests were peaceful during the day. wasn't till very late at night when a group essentially broke off. that is when the violence and the damage started. there are lot of people on hand. we will continue to follow this for you and have more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36 and complete coverage on the 10:00 p.m. news as well. live pictures from news chopper 2 as a crowd of protesters growing in downtown oakland. as people continue to debate the verdict some are wondering if the outcome would have been different in california. according to one professional george zimmerman's chances of walking free in california would have been about the same. >> he is not guilty of anything. >> reporter: since george zimmerman went on trial for the killing of trayvon martin much of the attention has been focused on florida's stand your
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ground law. passed in 2005. spells out the right of a defendant who claims self- defense. california has never passed a stand your ground law. but the same principal has been on the books in california. put there decades ago through various rulings. in self-defense cases jurors are required to be read: a person can defend himself and pursue an assailant even if safety could have been achieve by retreating. >> you have that right. that interpretation became a part of the law. >> reporter: one big difference between the way they handle the cases is proceduressal. florida allow as judge to decide whether it was justified. california require as trial and
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a jury to make that decision. >> although the nation was watching florida there are cases in florida and all across the nation of self-defense, maybe not every day, but it is a typical defense. >> reporter: two months after the george zimmerman case started a similar case happened in sacramento. he was shot and killed by a man who claimed self-defense. the man was detained but prosecutors never filed charges. >> it is very difficult in some cases of self-defense for the prosecution to succeed or know whether it was self-defense. more than 1,000 will be heading to work in oakland thanks to the summer job's program. some of the jobs will be in private companies. other jobs will be within the city or the county. >> over the next 6 weeks they will be working in jobs
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throughout the city. some will be working with large institutions like the city or the county and within that we have departments that will take care of the kids. tonight more buzz that apple is working to launch a new smart watch. they are hiring developers. some speculated it will be called i watch, a wearable competing device. . leaders are set to review a new plan that includes a safeway and a senior housing complex. the city counsel on tuesday is scheduled to hold a study session on the development. the 25-acre development would be built at oak grove road. some neighbors support the plan but others worry about traffic and the impact on businesses.
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congresswoman honored a air man 60 years after he risked his life to save a family stranded in a hurricane. he was awarded the medal this afternoon at moffett field. when he was stationed in 1956 he braved 100 miles per hour winds to rescue a father and his three sons. >> i call it instinct. i had the proper training. i have always been a excellent swimmer. >> he has said we are all really here to serve humanity. i just happened to be at the right place at the right time. temperatures outside mild today. below average. lows to the numbers. national weather service brought these in.
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86 in antioch. 69 in santa rosa. 60 in pacifica. temperatures below the average. 10, 15, 20 degrees below the average. that is how it goes again tomorrow. there is a lot of fog along the coast. a low-pressure system. if you look to the west, berkeley, you see the fog over twin peaks. over the bridge. it is coming up over the hills. as it does it is pushing inland. numbers are cool. the greens are 60s. around the bay. fire danger very, very high typically. always high. but this pattern helpful. you have a lot of moisture in the air and mild temperatures. tomorrow, cloudy skies again. extended forecast, warms up quick. the forecast model for fog tomorrow. look at the fog. wants to push it up into
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sacramento. davis. vacaville. you get the idea. it is a big push of low clouds. delta breezes pushing inland. highs tomorrow. lots of upper 70s. mid-70s around the bay. low 80s. this low-pressure system is the culprit. as long as it sits off shore tomorrow and today, it sets us up with the same pattern. highs tomorrow 71 santa rosa. 62 stenson beach. 76 walnut creak. highs tomorrow like today for your tuesday and wednesday they click up. numbers come out of the 70s. more 80s. 90s before you know it. along the coast, cool, foggy and drizzle. you saw ited it -- saw it today. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. there is tuesday. not that warm. that is the hot spot, 82.
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saturday and sunday, look at wednesday, 93 on thursday. bay number on friday upper 70s. saturday and sunday temperatures continue to rise. you will notice the change after tomorrow. tomorrow is like today. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. fire is -- you know, big fire in southern california but we are not dealing with fires. >> if the fog helps i am all for it. coming up tonight on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36 we will take you back to downtown oakland where people are preparing to protest saturday's george zimmerman's verdict. today's unexpected response at san francisco international airport to help restock blood supplies in the wake of the asiana airlines flight 214 crash. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. yosemite nationali don't say -- yoenis cespedes has a
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chance tojoin an exclusive club coming up.
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three of the world's top 50 more valuable sports teams are in the bay area.
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according to the new ranking. the 49ers were 17 with a value of $1.175 billion. the giants awere number 49, $786 million and raiders 50, $785 million. the number one team in a league of its own, a soccer team, $3.3 billion. >> wow! mark ibanez is here is on the eve of the all-star game, that is all fans are talking about. >> you will see it right here on channel 2 at 4:30 p.m. with pre-game and the a's to be well respected and i should say very deserving yesterday. grant ballfore announced he would be on the team. 43 save opportunities in succession. he has been a huge reason for the a's success. and he has another reason.
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>> first pitcher from australia. so, yeah, great honor to come out of australia and have an all star appearance. it is great to respect the country. >> the a's respected in the home run derby. yoenis cespedes with mike, the third base coach pitching to him and he would unload moments ago. he hit 17 out in his first round, including this shot, 456 feet. just about hit the truck out there. he hit it further than that. he is in big time competition to win the home run derby. yoenis cespedes wishes he wouldal save some for the game. >> making time, world peace has come to new york city. metta world peace, of course. the artist on the basketball
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court. agreed to a two year contract with the new york knicks. and could make 3 pout 5 million dollars -- 3 point $5 million. don't cry for him. he will be all right financially. that is the sporting life. all-star game tomorrow night here. tonight at 10:00 p.m. crimes in front of children. what police are doing to prevent future incidents. >> and we are always here for you on and mobile ktvu.
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