tv ABC7 News 500AM ABC May 10, 2012 5:00am-6:00am PDT
here is a live look in downtown san francisco. it's much cooler this morning, we'll talk a warmer afternoon for most of us. >> add good morning, i'm frances dinglasan. it's bike to workday. we could see less traffic out there. things are looking good on bay area freeways. >> good morning, it's 5:00 on this thursday. thanks a lot for starting your day with us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas.
>> san francisco police will hold a news conference to explain the circumstances surrounding their shooting of a barricaded suspect by the s.w.a.t. team. terry? >> reporter: the crime scene tape came down. the shooting took place on third floor post street near hyde. it was absolutely wild. shortly after police from rohnert park in sonoma county arrived at the three-story apartment building they wanted to talk to a man about a homicide in their area. san francisco police say the man's girlfriend answered the door. the man opened fire. rohnert park police backed off. they called in san francisco police to help them out. the man not only fired a shots he set fire inside the apartment building and police decided to make a move. >> incident commander made the decision that there was
immediate danger to life or serious injuries to other tenants in the building. gave the green light to do it safely and that opportunity presented itself. >> reporter: san francisco police shot and killed the gunman. san francisco police doing the shooting. not releasing the man who was shot and killed he was wanted in the killing of a 66-year-old woman up in rohnert park. her body was found tuesday morning. she died of blunt force trauma. rohnert park pd tried to contact him tuesday night but came back last night and apparently found their man. police will be releasing more information possibly giving the name of the person who was shot and killed at the hall of justice. terry mcsweeney, "abc 7 news."
>> battle at bart. protestors promised to show up at force at a meeting where the board will decide who gets to build the next generation train cars. abc learned being able to withstand a terrorist attack could be a new criterion. >> reporter: high level source is telling "abc 7 news" there is a new question on the table. would you like to wait five or more years for new trains that could possibly contain a blast that goes off inside the train? or would you want to order the new trains right now? the debate has been, whether to choose a company that build the trains in america. bart officials announced last month that canadian company had the best bid. that company is promising to build only 66% of each car with u.s. parts and labor, but the second place company promises
95% of the cars would be american. there is still a push to choose that second company. the vote is expected today. union workers will be holding a rally pushing for american made bart trains. then came this curveball. there will be a closed session meeting at the bart meeting and talk about starting all over again. high level source there is talk about throwing out all of the bids and waiting for this blast assessment technology that could take up to five years to even get developed. some bart officials are concerned say they don't have enough five years. they needed the new trains yesterday. so the bart meeting should be very interesting. we'll be there covering it for you. the staix stakes are pretty high. >> eric: other news, this morning, all golden gate transit buses will be running their
normal service. union workers called a strike because the two sides appeared to be heading toward a settlement. it would have affected 25,000 riders. they have been unable to agree for how much employees should pay for health benefits. >> they are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed three homes under construction. fire started at about 10:00 last night in santa clara. some 50 firefighters battled the flames. it took them about an hour to get it under control. officials say they were fortunate there wasn't any wind last night which helped them keep flames from spreading to nearby townhomes. there are no reports of injuries. >> eric: u.c. berkeley police are increasing patrols on the east side of campus after a series of recent armed robberies. according to the daily californian, four armed
robberies happened on daily road in april. and may. they have increased the number of officers in the area. they are advising students to be more cautious when walking at night. >> u.c. berkeley has taken a legal step to remove the protestors in albany but they are ignoring it. they filed a lawsuit asking for a court order to remove 14 defendants and 150 others from u.c. farmland known as gill tract. the university is also asking for monetary damages and it says if they don't leave soon, the researchers will miss a crucial growing season. >> we need to start in the middle of may. we will honor our commitment to our faculty and students. >> i think it's a very visible sign that the u.c. administration is incredibly scared about the community
support that is behind this. >> occupyers are trying to prevent the land from being developed. they laid down barricades preventing them from bringing in water trucks. they have offered them to allow them to continue farming if they remove their tent but so far they have refused. >> eric: when you stepped out, did it seem cooler. >> kristen: i know you parked on outside, you tell me. >> eric: yes, it did. i have the answer to that already. >> much easier to sleep especially inland. you see the cold front moving away from us right now. that is going to still leave behind some cooler weather inland but for the rest of us a warming trend is on the way this afternoon. 7:00 this morning, temperatures are a lot like this morning, low 50s for the bay and the coast. as we head towards noon, any clouds that are around the coast this morning will be gone. we'll have total sunshine, upper
50s around the coast and bay and mid-70s for lunchtime temperatures. low 60s at the coast and 7:00 temperatures, playing tennis in the afternoon, mid-70s inland, upper 50s around the bay and even 60 at the coast. only problem, can't shake the pollen. we have high amounts of tree, grass and mold is remaining high. seven-day forecast, we'll take a look and see how long they will last, all seven days. but they will definitely be above average with no rain. good morning. can't find many bay area problems, no accidents to slow you down. 680 in walnut creek, traffic is looking good as you head southbound here and connect on to highway 24. westbound 80 for headlights moving through berkeley, drive time is 18 minutes from carquinez. no delays at the toll plaza.
check out the ride in the south bay, it's light, as well. headlights moving northbound on 280 and this is 17 out of the santa cruz mountains. there is some slowing actually quite a bit in tracy. we check check it out with the waze traffic app. it's moving at 38 miles an hour from i-5 on westbound 205. we had a few traffic spotters reporting heavy traffic. it's really jammed once i get past north macarthur drive. we are getting reports of construction in the area. it looks like, it's heavy in the eastbound direction for the very short stretch. download our free app and put it on your smart phone or iphone zbloorgs hand did a win is a court victory over its had i bidder. >> and san francisco five-star rating.
at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. good morning, it's taking a while to find the right first job. a study out this morning, many college grads are settling for any job rather than holding out a dream job.
>> postal service is suspending plans to close 3700 small post offices and will instead cut hours they are open. >> honda will not have to pay a hybrid owner $10,000 after all. they have reversed the small claims the judge that found honda had overstated the fuel economy. the car's owner says they still lost in the court of public opinion. casinos are going better. revenues are up and job industry is holding stead but casino workers aren't making created as much. >> online review site yelp is planning a long term lose least to keep hits headquarters for the rest of its decade. they are moving into the pacific telephone building south of mark. the lease will run through 2020.
they say the cultural seen and night life as well as the deep talent pool factored into the decision to stay in the city. >> more good news for facebook. a week ahead of the highly anticipated ipo. the social networking site said the number people of loging in is growing more quickly than the number of ads displayed. because more are using it on mobile devices where mobile ads should grow. they expect to offer shares at $28-35, that would val ui the company at nearly $100 billion. >> a two-year collaboration has paid well for a retailer. they have been sold $500 million cost plus has been testing a specialty food in bed, bath stores and apparently went well. it has sings expanded to 250
stores around the world. >> distracted driving is among the rise among drivers and they say college students could be the worst offenders. the findings show 78% of college students surveyed said they used a cellphone while driving. 52% said they used hands free cellphones. 50% said they sent texts while driving on freeways. top studios talent agencies and entertainment unions are banning together to help veterans returning from iraq and afghanistan. program is called got your sticks which i got you back. they are going to run public service announcements and education outreach all to help veterans re-enter society in the job market.
the white house sounded more like a nightclub last night. let's take a listen. ♪ ♪ stevie wonderer played at the tribute. awards were hand out by president obama. >> itself it is my privilege to present the nation's highest prize for popular music to two kings of song writing, burt bacharach and hal david. >> they have written so many unforgettable songs, including raindrops keep falling on my head. >> we're just four days away from mother's day and abc is looking at the luckiest moms. here is mother's day photos from the family from carolyn tyler and heather ishimaru. we want to hear from you how
special your mom is. go to facebook and click on the mother's day button and upload family photos and tell us about your mom. could you be featured on "abc 7 news." >> it's back to workday. good conditions in the morning. >> warmer in the afternoon. those water stations will be well needed. it will be in the 80s and especially inland. take a look what is going on. 5:17. looking back at emeryville, hazy cooler this morning, let's take a look at those temperatures. mid to upper 40s in santa rosa and napa. san francisco, redwood city, half moon bay, los gatos, low to mid-50s until antioch, 65 degrees. gilroy is at 43 degrees.
here is what is going to happen today. sunshine, warmer at the coast and bay. inland, be about the same as yesterday. mostly clear tonight and not as cool as this morning. sunny and warm for mother's day. temperatures are well above. 4 degrees in redwood city at 78. we will hit 75 in oakland, 6 degrees above average. livermore, 83 degrees. eight degrees warmer than average. down in the n the south bay, low to mid 80s today. 83 in campbell. quite a spread on the peninsula as you are heading from los altos about 80. along the coast, sunshine and low to mid-60s for you. on the bay, upper 60s in downtown south san francisco. farther into the north bay valleys, low to mid-80s for you. 20 degrees cooler for low to mid
50s at your beaches. east bayshore, low to mid-70s with oakland and union city around 75 degrees. nice inland valleys of the east bay, not quite air-conditioning weather about low to mid-80s. morgan hill, hollister. h low to mid-70s. heading to the a's game tonight, clear, comfortable, 70 down to 62. we split the series with the blue jays. we lost last night. talk about what is going to happen during the overnight hours. slightly warmer and a few clouds around the coastguard. 40s in santa cruz, cloverdale and clearlake. here is what is happening. area of low pressure to our east. high pressure to our west. tight appreciate your gradient lines and that will give us a little bit of a breeze. that is why we'll take away the clouds from the coast today. some of those could return tonight.
mid 50s in the coast mid-70s around the bay. then upper 80s inland upper 50s at the coast. few more clouds and slightly cooler next week but temperatures above average all 7 days. no rain. it's still pretty quiet on bay area freeways. live shot of the bay bridge toll plaza. delay free. road work going on in novato. connection ramp westbound 37 to 101 should be reopened very shortly. it's scheduled until 5:00. we're waiting for confirmation and northbound 101 through novato lanes will be blocked until 6:00 24 morning. also you will find road work in the santa cruz mountains. overnight road work continues on highway 17 in both directions between summit and bear creek road. traffic is moving fairly well at 49 miles an hour. vallejo ferry continues to have mechanical problems for one of ships so they are going to use
bus for 7:00 departure and 8:30 departure out of san francisco. other mass transit systems reporting no delays. good way to go considering bike to workday, as well. traffic is heavy westbound 205 through tracy. some construction going on until 6:00 this morning. you can see it's backed up all the way to i-5 and then heavy and slow to just about west grant line road. you can download the free traffic app. go to abc7news.com/waze. up next, the war on elvis that is rocking the auction road. >> marilyn road, what could generate even more publicity for one of world's most famous celebrities. much. and that's "america's money." i'm rob nelson.
checking bay area baseball. giants are off today. last night the dodgers beat the giants. a's lost to the blue jays. a's start a four-game series against the tigers. >> another artwork has been auction today are a huge price. this image of elvis as a cowboy went for $37 million at an auction last night. it's called devil elvis and was done by andy warhol. only 22 images exist. french fashion house chanel has made a bold decision, for the first time the perfume is set to be en dorgs had by a male celebrity brad pitt. saw it there.
he follows in the steps of nicole kidman and marilyn monroe. >> there is a new world record this morning. a surfer riding the biggest wave ever on record. he is riding this mountain of water off of portugal. folks at guinness book of world records has certified the wave at 78 foot tall. >> the height of seven foot building. that is something to brag about. >> that is indeed. a murder suspect goes a shooting rampage in a san francisco apartment. next, we're live at the scene with what finally convinced the chief of police it was time to end the showdown. >> celebration and disappointment this morning in the wake of an historic announcement. president obama says he is supports gay marriage but does it matter? >> and why you are being encouraged to get your car and
hospital hop on a bike today to get to work. >> airplane is good mode of transportation. 50s on upper areas like seattle and portland and northwest coast. hot spot is phoenix at 98. good news if you are heading to new york, all the airports are running on time but d.c. has flight delays. go to flight tracker and check out our flight information at the bottom.
apartment building. also this morning, flames ripped through three townhomes under construction in santa clara. firefighters put up a major battle to keep the fire from spreading. >> san francisco school teachers vote whether to authorize a strike to stalled contract talks. they could walk out before the end of the school year. >> good morning, i'm mike nicco. live looking from roof cam back towards oakland where hazy and clear this morning. temperatures cooler now but warmer later and even hotter this weekend. details on the way. >> i'm frances dinglasan. bike to workday and giving you a light commute. no accidents on bay area freeways to slow you down. >> eric: thanks so much. i'm eric thomas. >> we're waiting to hear from the police chief to end a standoff with a murder suspect. officers opened fired and killed a man hold up in the tenderloin
terry mcsweeney joins us live from the scene. >> we still have san francisco police officers on the scene, homicide investigators are gone. firefighters gone, as well. the incident happened here on post street hyde. third floor of the building. that is where a suspect shot and killed by san francisco police. it's about 9:00 when it really started getting crazy down here. police from rohnert park had come to the three-story apartment building to talk to a man about a homicide in their area. the man's girlfriend answered the door. that is when the man started firing his gun. rohnert park police backed off and called in san francisco police for back-up. >> over the course of the next hour suspect fired multiple shots through walls and floors. the billion had other people in it. at some point in time, suspect
set fires within the apartment. >> reporter: firefighters were checking things out. that is the time police decided to take out the gunman. a san francisco police officer killed shot and killed the man. he with a wanted in the killing of a 66-year-old woman up in rohnert park. she died as a result of blunt force trauma. her car was missing and as far as we know still is but possibly police have found it. we hope to get an answer to the man's identity who was a suspect up in the killing in rohnert park and opened fire on police here in san francisco. >> eric: santa clara fire investigators say they will scour the scene of a fire in santa clara to figure out how i started. it destroyed three large
townhomes. this is home video of the fire that had flames shooting hundred feet into the air. it started around 10:00 last night at a residential complex in santa clara. about 50 firefighters battled the flames and took them about an hour to get it under control. they were fortunate there wasn't any wind last night and helped keep the flames from spreading from nearby homes. no reports of any injuries. >> an announcement that he supports same-sex marriage, president obama is coming to southern california for a fund-raiser. >> george clooney is hosting it. katie is here with more and a big announcement and a big fund-raiser. >> exactly. biggest of announcements. the president has now become the first sitting president to publicly endorse same-sex marriage. he certainly will find allies at a fund-raiser tonight. not everyone is on board. some are denouncing his new
stand which he revealed in an interview. some analysts say president obama will lose some voters over this and mitt romney addressed the issue quickly saying he is still believes marriage is between only a man and a woman. does any of this matter? the federal government doesn't have stand to go legalize same-sex marriage. >> so this president is not being worked out on the state level, 30th state to enact a ban. >> what i'm saying is different states are coming to different conclusions. i think it's important to recognize that folks who feel very strongly that marriage should be defined narrowly between a man and woman. many of them are not coming at it from a mean-spirited perspective. >> he went on that like pastors.
you can watch the complete interview on gma right at the top of the hour. and they'll weigh in what impact vice president joe biden's impact had. just earlier this week. >> president obama saying he reached the conclusion on his statement. thank you very much. former law enforcement officer is under arrest after leading police on a chase. it begin in marin county as police responded to reports of domestic violence. they caught up with the suspect on 680 near willow pass road last night. they had to shoot the man with bean bags. the father of a two-year-old boy who was mauled by a family zog expected to faces child endangerment charges.
it took places at the house in castro valley early tuesday morning. deputies say they found many dangerous items inside the house and they arrested the parents. animal control officers provided pictures of pit bull and german sheppard mix that attacked the child. boy's father is being held at the jail in lieu $100,000 bond. >> in a few hours san rafael team included a chef's car and charged in a mill valley drive-by shooting last month is expected to be in court to enter a plea. two weeks ago max wade was charged as an adult for the crime. his hearing was delayed until today so his attorney could go over documents. wade is being held at juvenile hall on $2 million bail. >> teachers in the san francisco unified school district are set
to take the first two votes over authorizing their union to call a strike. in the meantime, a state mediator will be assigned to work with union leaders to find a compromise in contract negotiations which school officials say are at an impasse. current contract expires july 1st. it's also preparing to issue 218 pink slips by the may 15th deadline because of state budget cuts. get your bicycle in gear. 18th annual bike to workday. they are expecting record breaking participation. one reason they have increased by 71% in the past five years. they will be bicycling convoys and energizer stations throughout commute hours and evening. go to our website at abc7news.com for more information on the location of bike to workday activities
today. >> is it good bike to work weather today? >> as the wife of a cyclist, but the afternoon commute, what do you think about that? >> it will be warmer especially around the coast but inland, it will be about the same. let's look at live doppler, rain free morning. in fact a rain free forecast for the next seven days. we'll talk about how today breaks up. 8:00, upper 40s to low 50s just like we are right now. a few clouds gathering along the sonoma county coast condition san mateo county coast. temperatures warmest low to mid-70s there. 70s around fremont and around santa rosa. mid to upper 50s for the bayshore and near 60 around the coast in san francisco. heading out a 4:00. low to mid-60s half moon bay to
san francisco. upper 70s to low 70s inland. 7:00, we're starting to see some of the cooling take place. mid to upper 60s around the bay shore. only 60 around the coast. a few 70s still hanging around napa, fairfield and antioch. high amounts of tree, grass and mold today. a lot of sunshine, a lost warmth temperatures away from the coast above average just about every day with the warmest weather the weekend. time to take a look at bay bridge toll plaza. >> it's still looking great. no problems at heading into san francisco. there is road work across the dumbarton bridge eastbound until 6:00. traffic is flowing well across san mateo bridge and westbound across the dumbarton bridge. no major problems. look out for road work in the santa cruz mountains. highway 17 between summit and bear creek road scheduled until
6:00. traffic at 46 miles an hour. slow spot on tracy westbound 205. you can see it at waze traffic map. 27 miles an hour from i-5 all the way towards macarthur. that is where there is some construction going on. that is scheduled until 6:00 this morning. you notice it's moving slowly as you approach the altamont pass. that is where things are sluggish as well moving at 36 miles an hour. then typical declaration in antioch developing, as well. download the free traffic app guy going to our website and put it on your smart phone or iphone another vicious beating at napa state hospital. next, what workers are concerned about. >> also, johannes mehserle appeals his manslaughter conviction. why the former bart police officer says a judge should throw out the jury's verdict. >> and muni's plan to give youth
does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4glte network and motorola, whatever you want to do... droid does. >> good morning. it's 5:42. live look from sutro cam. some of the low clouds. cooler this morning. warmer this afternoon for bike to workday. more in the forecast coming up in a few minutes.
there has been another attack by a patient at napa state hospital. a psychiatric technician was seriously injured. vic lee was the first to report on the incident. it happened in a unit that houses patients that were committed by their families. patient has been arrested. injured technician is recovering from injuries that required surgery. lawyers for johannes mehserle is asking a san francisco appeals court to overturn his conviction. they found had him guilty for voluntary manslaughter for shooting oscar grant. he was an unarmed passenger. mehserle has contended that the shooting was accidental. he claims he thought he had drawn his taser and not his gun. in a court filing, his attorney called a tragic and horrible error but did not act with the
level of recklessness that defines manslaughter. he is pursuing an appeal because he can't get another law enforcement job with a conviction on his record. >> they planned free rides for low income families may be in jeopardy now that the commission is considering similar proposals from other tran agencies. last month muni officials approved a travel program for free rides for low income riders under 18. the santa clara valley transportation authority also wants $4.5 million to give free passes to low income adults and transit is looking into the proposal. they are voting to release those funds. >> new unemployment numbers have come out. facebook plans to start a new app. >> an effort to recall oakland
[ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of ber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber you enjoy that. i am. [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. ber one.
another day full of sunshine, 57 in eureka and tahoe, 57. climb to 74 in big sur. 78 in l.a. also 80s to low 90s in the central valley. palm springs, 102. >> eric: the obama administration has launched a different kind of investigation into the underwear bomber plot. federal agents are trying to find out who leaked information about the scheme to the associated press. a c.i.a. agent had broken up a plot from al-qaeda to bring down a flight. president obama plans to make an announcement the day after. the ap says it ran the story after getting assurance answers it would not put anybody's life in danger. olympic flame was lit in
greece, ancient site. they lit the torch and was handed over to the the first relay runner a greek water swimmer. the flame will arrive in athens to honor the first games in 1896. know overseas arrival of flame have been announced. but looking the at that, maybe it's to apollo. >> absolutely. let's take a look outside. good morning everybody. it's 5:49. and weather window, you can see we were looking at clouds a few seconds ago. it is very bright red. it was very cool. beautiful picture as we look to
the east from vollmer peak back to the east bay hills. highway 24 you can see there and mount diablo off in the distance. tubing about those temperatures, 55 in antioch. most east bay valleys in the low 50s. east bayshore line. upper 50s into the south bay. we have mid to upper 40s around santa rosa and napa. los gatos around the monterey bay, 50. watsonville and salinas. 43 in gilroy. sunny and warmer at the coast and around the bay. mostly clear tonight and not be quite as tool kool this morning. as far as today, 24-hour temperature change, biggest is in san jose, up to 82. six degree warmer than yesterday. san francisco, 59. your afternoon high is 5 degrees warmer than yesterday. santa rosa is 8 degrees warmer. danville is one degree cooler. area of low pressure off to our east and area of high pressure
to the west. that tight pressure gradient is going to keep our wungdz fairly a active as the air flows from high to low pressure. we'll see a few clouds this morning but by the afternoon the clouds will dissipate along the coast. winds around 15-25 miles per hour. it will be sunny days are going to bring mild weather in the east bay valleys. low to mid-80s today. temperatures above average and low to mid-70s north and southbound peninsula and berkeley and hayward around 73. sunnyvale, milpitas to 84 in los gatos. low to mid-50s along the coast. daly city at about 53. upper 60s on the bay side. up to 84 in santa rosa. low 60s at your beaches. low to mid 50s around carmel and monterey. then low to mid-80s as you head
inland. heading to the a's game last night, split the pair with the jays and tigers are in town for four games. clear and comfortable, 70 degrees dropping down to 62. tonight see clouds along the coast. otherwise will it be clear and low to mid-50s. how about those temperatures staying above average away from the coast every day with the high watermark around 80 in the bay. we've got nice weather. if you want to bike to work, traffic is looking good for those driving for extra bikers on the road ways. westbound 80 more congested through berkeley but overall moving at or above the speed limit on the east shore freeway down to the bay bridge toll plaza. check out the south bay for you. this is northbound 280 out of downtown san jose. no slowing yet. santa cruz mountains, road work
clearing should be clearing summit road and bear creek road by 6:00. southbound traffic through san rafael down to the golden gate bridge. neosh has you head through novato road work is scheduled until 6:00 this morning. it hasn't caused any slowing for commuters so far. and 7:00 and 8:00 8:00 thishtd departure out of san francisco. >> looking at the labor department, applications for benefits dropped by 1,000 to 357,000, a level considered low enough to lower the unemployment rate. >> also facebook is opening its own app's store. >> good morning. a new online app store on facebook. they plan to introduce an app
center where you can download apps just like android or apple's market. just like apple it will screen which ones are allowed. facebook stock is scheduled to go public next week. if you are traveling overseas, get ready for crowded planes. they say international air travel on u.s. airlines will soar to a record high this summer. rare released video, steve jobs, comes to us from a former employee. it's set to the tune of ghostbusters and it's called blue busters. another video of him on his 30th birthday. he had no idea when he started posting the old videos on his facebook page. i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> an effort to recall mayor jean quan appeared to be
faltering. the a second effort has collected barely a third of the signatures needed for recall. quan is thanking her supporters. being a big city mayor is really tough job. i don't get much sleep. i work constantly being mayor. i spent little amount of time on the recall. >> the fight is not over yet. the secondly recall has about two months to collect the 13,000 signatures it needs. >> one of the things she hasn't been able to do is work well with others. she doesn't listen to others viewpoints and she drove away one of the best police chiefs oakland had in years. >> it's unlikely to pass. a poll conducted two-thirds of voters are against the recall effort. >> eric: santa clara sheriff's department is asking for hem to
find a missing show dog he is three foot tall, 175 pound australian great dane. just about 18 months ago, he disappeared from a kennel in scotts valley. he is valuable as he is big. he is worth about $27,000. >> the city state of michigan is trying to lure some of the best and bright toast detroit. they held a well attended recruiting cocktail party to pitch careers with offices in the motor city. in addition to jobs and cost of moving, how about a two-story colonial for $28,000 with a couch. >> you got the cost of living. you've got a different lifestyle that is a little more slow paced than the frantic pace. >> and a little different weather.
>> the weather is a little bit of a problem. >> all right. detroit is recovering from a recession that saw it lose 25% of its population since 2000. what do you think. $28,000 for a home. >> frightening statistic, there is no longer a full grocery store in the city of detroit. >> they are rolling out a red carpet to silicon valley types. >> just ahead, a controversial vote over who would build bart's new train cars is poised to happen this morning. >> and how about new concerns how it could scuttle the deal. >> and trend at a checkup. new tactic doctors are using to improve the health of african-american men