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possible jumper on the bridge. that caused a massive tieup on the bridge that lasted more than two hours. a chp says they now have that 40-year-old hispanic male in custody. this was the scene earlier today from the tower cam. chp, sans francisco police and am ambulances can be seen. they tried to talk man down from the bridge railing. this caused a backup to richmond. and cars to the 80-880 split were at a complete stop. the chp told us that they received a call at 2:40 this afternoon about a man on the bridge. we spoke to officer tony tam. >> i responded. the male spanish speaking only. we got a hispanic officer and
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requested the san francisco police department interpreter and suicide prevention person come out as well. approximately 4:40 p.m., the suspect was talked back over the rail and taken in custody without incident. >> reporter: at 4:45. the chp opened up the two right westbound lanes leading into san francisco, and also the one lane they closed on the lower deck. also the left lane on the lower deck, which caused the traffic tieup going into the city. now, that's all been opened and traffic is now flowing freely. we still have residual backups up to richmond in one case and all the way back on 880. almost as far as broadway. so traffic will still be tied up for a little while longer. as far as the individual is concerned, the chp tells us it's a 40-year-old hispanic male and he is now at san francisco general hospital under
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observation. reporting live at the toll plaza. abc-12 news. >> alan: the family of bart shooting victim oscar grant is in los angeles takenning a town hall meeting against violence and abuse by police tomorrow, rally is planned in oakland to protest the release of johannes mehserle, the bart police officer convicted of killing grant in 2009. mehserle served one 'er of his two year sentence. he received credit for time served and time off for about behavior. the oakland tribune there is will be 100 police officers on the street. >> we're not expecting the crowds in the past. in the past there were people from out of town who used the occasion for vandalism. we are not expecting that again should there we, we are prepared. we have police on call.
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>> alan: looting and vandalism eripped during a rally in downtown oakland following the verdict in mehserle's trial. hayward place are searching for the driver who ran down a teenager then drove awesome the 17-year-old girl was crossing soto road last night when she was hit by a white car. the girl was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. the car is described as a possible toyota corrolla or a volkswagen jetta. passengers on a cable car today were shocked to see a woman dart in front of the moving car which was unable to stop in time. the woman was hit around 10:30 this morning on broadway and mason in san francisco. muni is investigating, and at this point says it does not believe driver error or equipment problems were involved. witnesses say they tried warn the woman. >> saw the brakeman hit the
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brake, and everybody yelled look out. and hit he brake again. and that was it. >> alan: the extent of the woman's injuries is unknown today at this time. the driver was put on nondriving status, and is being tested for drugs and alcohol which is standard procedure. in san jose, police are investigating what led to a deadly shooting early this morning. it happened in the -- in south san jose. the shooting victim actually call the police, when when they arrived he was found- -- when they arrived he was found dead. this mark's san jose's 24th 24th homicide of the year. los angeles police have a blood-stained dodgers jersey that report lid contains the dna of beaten giants fan bryan stow, but an l.a. area teach station reports that jersey does not
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contain the dna of the prime suspect in the case, giovanni ramirez. a dry cleaner gave the jersey to the l.a.p.d. after someone brought it to his shop after stow was beaten on opening day. stow romaines in -- remains in a coma at san francisco general hospital. police are still looking for two suspects in the case. firefighters in northern california are operation for the start of wildfire season. starts monday cal fire will open up seasonal fire stations and are asking homeowners to prepare for the season. cal fire recommends homeowners maintain a space of 100 feet around their home. trim your tree branches six feet from the ground. clear needles and leaves from cut gutters and roofs. our above average rainfall has led to a lower fire risk, but officials warp it -- warn it led to an abundance of grass and
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blush. >> anymore newark may smell natural gas due to pg&e's testing of a pipeline. the company plans to vent natural gas from a vex of pipe. the section is located between cedar boulevard and thorpe ton avenue. pg&e says the natural gas will quickly dissipate and will not be harmful. customers with concerns can contact pg&e at 1-800-743-5,000. service will not be interrupted during the work. >> college graduations were held today, including some al cal state east bay. but job pros suspects -- spros -- prospects seems bleak. >> reporter: graduates are full of excitement. now comes the hard part. >> getting a job is going to be really tough. i know that business market and
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along with that faculty helps so i have to look forward to starting out with internship. >> reporter: nothing but smiles for new college graduate ginger, with a dollar bill ornament draped over her gown. >> want to make some money. >> reporter: for now she is working as a receptioness, but eager to put her speech path ol' degree to worse years have you found a job that complimentz your degree? >> notey. >> how has the seven ban? >> it's tough. but i'm hoping i'll get somewhere. >> reporter: general -- ginger has company among graduates. nationwide 90% of students students who grade it in 2006 to 2007 had found a job by this spring but among graduates last year only 56% had found work. >> it was tough you always have to keep a look out for things.
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nothing is going to fall in your lap. >> i think it's continues to be a challenging year. i don't see it changing. the key is you have to differentiate yourself. >> reporter: many of these students will go on to graduate school which could increase their student loan debts hundreds of thousands of dollars and they're hoping it will be an investment that will pay off in the long run. >> alan: a's for bay area businesses thanks to one local congresswoman. >> just days from the budget deadline, california lawmakers are trying to retch a compromise -- reach a compromise. two top democratic leaders call for anthony wean torii
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>> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >> alan: congressman anthony weiner announced he will take a temporary leave of absence from congress while he seeks treatment. he admitted to having inappropriate online conversations with six women and send something of them lewd photos. today, both democratic house leader nancy pelosi and democratic national committee chairwoman calls for weiner to resign. a pole this week finds 56% of this district's registered voters think he should not quit. >> that voice is not being taken
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awayishing hard for him to gain people's trust after something like this. >> alan: spokesman for the new york congressman said in a statement that weiner left this morning to seek professional treatment to focus on becoming a better husband and healthier person this comes after weiner acknowledged he exchanged messages with a 17-year-old girl but nothing improper was discussed. in special budget meeting at the capitol today, california lawmakers struggled to reach a comprise compromise on key measures thof budget. they're days away from the deadline to pass a balanced budget. governor brown has signed bills that closed over $11 billion of the state's deficit. most of those solutions were spending cuts to health and social service programs passed primarily by democratic lawmakers. democrats are now calling for sales and vehicle taxes to be extended. republicans say it will hurt the state's economy as it tries to
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recover. the white house counterterrorism official says the death of an al qaeda operative today is another setback for the terrorist organization. it was announced today that the man believed to be behind the 1998 u.s. embassy bombings was killed in somalia. an abdullah mow lab -- now lab was killed in a shootout. >> local properties are -- products are being shown off, one is called make it in america. it includes locally made items like hand bags produced in san francisco. other local products are sharing the stage with the chevrolet volt the electric car is which assembled out of detroit. >> if he just spent $64 a year purchasing something that is made in america, versus
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something that is made somewhere else we would employ 200,000 people. >> alan: even though you might see a lot of "made in china" labels when you shop, the u.s. manufactures 2% of the -- 21% of the world's goods, compared to 15% for china. >> a bay area boy's evidents to find a -- efforts to find a cure for cancer. and leigh glaser has the forecast. >> mike: the g-men were seeing red after cincinnati got through with them. and quite a finish at the belmont in new york. a huge upset. coming up ♪ ♪ ♪
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keepa. racing money to find a cure for cancer. >> dial star star lemonade from your cell phone. jacob well send you a text with his address. it's a nonprofit organization. jacob estimates he raised $500 today for the group. >> leigh: good for him. any day is a great day for recommend -- lemonade. >> alan: and he did it under sunny skies. >> leigh: and strong sea breeze. bringing the low clouds and fog right into the bay. you can see the look down towards the bay the clouds moving in over the bay, and those winds also helping to cool temperatures down today. probably noticed it out there. here's a look at current wind gusts. southwest winds gusting up to
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20 miles-per-hour. sfo, last hour, we had gust over 30 miles-per-hour. they have started to die down. the southwesterly gusts to 18. check out fairfield gusts to 23. livermore, 18. and northwesterly wind gusts at 15 miles-per-hour in san jose. here's a look at the current temperatures. you'll notice a big cool down. 50s near the coast. half moon bay, 56. 56 in san francisco. 71 degrees in santa rosa. livermore, 60. winds filtering through. fremont, 60 degrees, and san jose 65. here's the highlights. we'll continue with low clouds and fog moving inland tonight. we'll keep breezy conditions with us as well. the breezes will start to diminish tomorrow so get ready for warmer temperatures, and we're talking a bigger warmup in the middle past of next week. here's a look at the lows for the evening. the sea breezes kicking in. low clouds and fog inland.
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antioch, 54. san francisco 53. upper 40s overnight tonight for cloverdale, santa rosa. you can see on the closeup satellite that we started off this morning with this overcast, and we have a very weak trough of low pressure passing just the north of us, and that's helping to bring in the strong onshore winds, very strong sea breeze. tomorrow, the sea breeze will diminish slightly, which means it won't be as cool. plenty of snipe and -- plenty of sunshine. here's the highs. santa rosa 74. napa 74. antioch, close to 80. 77 in your neighborhood. overcast in the morning, and then break out into a little hazy sun late in the day. 70 for handsew say, and south of san jose a a lieb -- salinas
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valley 70s. the accuweather seven-day forecast. notice that the warming trend starts tomorrow, and if you look ahead, you can see by tuesday and wednesday, inland temperatures in the upper 80s. near 80 around the bay. and mid-60s at the coast, and then start to cool things off friday and saturday. >> alan: some of your favry giants players suited up today. >> mike: that's right. guys that are my age. good things the giants staged a legends game because the local team played like little leaguers. always great for fans to see their former heroes back in uniform, all the it might be a bit tighter. we even had some action. you can see from the slide, but everybody had a ball. >> when you retire, you get a chance to not be around the guys anymore, and so a legends game
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like this is getting a chance to be around guys that preceded you and yuck it up and have fun. >> i hope i'm not considered a legend. it's neat to see the giants are recognizing some of the guys that built our helped solidify a franchise that is knew champion. >> mike: well, timmy lincecum got hammered by the reds and no help from the phoenix. he had control issues. reds up 3-0 and got uglier from there. timmy gave up two rbi doubles matching a career worst seven runs credited to lincecum. ugly stat line for the freak. the g-men go down fighting. bottom nine, down 10-0. a man on, see ya. giants go down swinging to a tune of 10-2. we asked if timmy missed buster posey behind the plate. >> i'm comfortable behind the plate with him, and i think he is comfortable with me. just got to get it turned in the right direction.
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>> still feel strong. don't feel like anybody is bothering me. just don't think i'm back to being me. i'm identifying myself, i guess you could say. >> mike: cal hosting dallas in the super-regional game. cal with two men on and got all of that one. gone. three-run homer the bears up 3-0. just like that. and that's our score in the sixth, and we'll have highlights tonight at 11:00. >> north carolina hosting stanford super-regional each him -- elimination game for the cardinal. in the eighth, a wicked hop. 6-2 tar heels. later in the inning bases loaded for wilson. doubles to the gap. all returners score. near a rain delay with unc up 6-5. we have the complete highlights at 11:00.
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143rd running of the belmont stakes no trim crown ramifications but derby winner animal kingdom and shackleford wanted bragging rights. rainy da. track is going be muddy. check out the back of the pack. almost fell off. shackleford takes the lead and animal kingdom was dead last. here's the call. >> ruler on ice brilliant speed. animal kingdom won't get there. ruler on ice, on the inside. down to the wire. ruler on ice. a 24-1 in the bell possibility -- belmont. >> mike: ruler on ice the winner. stay thirsty with second, brilliant speed third,. >> a's in chicago complete game highlights tonight at 11:00. >> alan: coming up hundreds of
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bottles you have to try to knock down that game is winnable on the midway at the 77th annual san mateo county fair. these farm hand put themselves themselves to work in the livestock area. the fair also features an exhibit about alcatraz performances by tower of power and shu's favorite air supply. >> alan: good night,away captioned by closed captioning services inc.
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