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protect the children. less california's judicial practice is slowing to a crawl. by before the gay pride parade, the one crime that seeing do spike in san francisco. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. >> good evening. it is monday, july 18. i am gasia mikaelian. they called it operation cease-fire. the latest violence came last night in north richmond's. police suspect the shooting is connected to another shooting in central richmond. the key to stopping the
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violence is between two groups. operation cease-fire include sharing information and sharing resources for the department has high hopes for the plan. new wet 7:00, jana katsuyama is live in richmond. a group wants to take back the streets and help children. >> reporter: community organizers have come up with a plan to build up immunity by getting kids to walk. school is out, and these students will take the bus to summer camp.
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they travel on her own 2 feet. >> it is something that we thought maybe would work has completely transformed this neighborhood. >> reporter: every day they moved through the iron triangle. >> we do not want the kids to be terrorized with fear. people have started to expect us and look forward to seeing the kids every day. >> reporter: neighbors say they love the idea. >> i think it's beautiful. it reminds me when my kids were younger walking back and forth to school the mac it is pretty fine print media to walk into exercise.
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>> -- pretty fun. we get to lock and to exercise. >> i think it is important to being committed to keeping our committee safe. >> reporter: organizers say they hope to continue to put them into the school year and maybe even expanded to other schools. new details emerge about an officer involved shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead. a noontime rally from about 150 people angry over the death of 19-year-old kenneth harding he kenneth harding was a person of interest in last week's slaying of a 19-year-old woman in seattle. still, some dispute the police account. >> i saw him running for his life. >> we have witnesses say that
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they did see the muzzle flash. >> reporter: police say they will hold town hall meetings in the bayview district in hope of addressing the community concerned. the sheriff's department says a teenager has been arrested in connection with a recent series of bus stop robberies. deputies arrested a teenage boy sunday afternoon. he is a suspect in the robbery and assault june 26th and a spokesman said likely more west will be made. to dinner to accused of starting a fire appeared in court -- two teenagers accused of starting a fire appeared in court today they will be charged as adults even though they are 16 and 17 years old and will face sentences of at least 10 years in prison.
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taking care legal matters is expected to take much longer due to budget cuts. the san francisco superior court will close 25 courtrooms at the end of september. the california budget that was approved sashes $350 million of the state court system. >> the governor and legislature have so brazenly used the judicial branch as their atm. >> the bay area's largest court system is down in the south bay. today maureen naylor reports but this will mean. >> reporter: he waited a half- hour line only to leave frustrated. >> that are less clerks are you have two ways in line -- and
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you have to wait in line. >> reporter: outside, stacks of files need to be processed. what used to take days now takes weeks. >> assets may be dissipated. there is a lot of money. the quicker you are able to stand in line the more likely you will be able to get back your money. >> reporter: 50% of the core jobs are vacant and they will have $1 million in cuts justice fiscal year. the court is committed to keeping its 89 courtrooms open at roughly 850 employees working. >> we will have to ask the public to enjoy high vacancy rate which means a drop in services. they cannot do everything they
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want to do. >> reporter: one project in jeopardy is the new family courthouse. the court holds the project is far enough along that he can keep it going. maureen naylor and, ktvu channel 2 news. cisco systems announced plans to eliminate 5200 employees. they also said the layoffs will include 15% of employees at or above the level of vice president. ibm announced earnings that beat analyst forecasts. the company also upped its revenue outlook for the rest of the a pretty came after the closing bell. on wall street, stocks open lower in the new concerns about
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the european debt crisis. until lost 94-point -- the dow lost 94 points. today a company rejected the offer following it -- calling it inadequate. they said that they undervalued the company paid a '09 .4% of clorox and is the company's larger shareholder. picketers demonstrated today in front of the airport demanding the airline apologized to 20-year-old deshon marman. police arrested him after he ignored requests to pull up his sagging pants. he said he is filing a lawsuit against u.s. airways. >> i felt like i was being targeted. you know, attacked, and harassed or how they chose to pick people in line. >> they say that marman was
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racially profiled and want them to go through sensitivity training. there is something new for commuters on one of the east bay's busiest corners. they turned down an 18 new metering lights between pleasanton and milpitas. they are set to start this week and next week they will start alternating between red and green. look twice be that as the message behind motorcycle safety. they unveiled the new science today. they say the california drivers need to be aware due to a lane splitting law. there were more than 1300 motorcycle crashes in 2009.
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the number of people carpooling is on the decline. in santa clara county the percentage dropped from 14% in 198210.1% in 2010. across the state went from 16.9 to 12%. another huge dust storm is rolling across phoenix, arizona, right now. this new video came into our newsroom minutes ago. it shows a haboob, which is an intense sandstorm being driven by 25 and 30-mile per hour winds. phoenix was hit by a similar storm on july 5th. a mysterious death at scotland yard. a new two is in the phone
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hacking scandal. another warm-up. when we come back, we will hit 90 degrees by thursday.
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>> residents and seven homes were forced to evacuate after a construction crew ruptured a gas main in oakley today. i camera was rolling as gas spewed from the ground. crews had to cut off service to 11 homes. repairs were completed at 3:00 this afternoon. secretary clinton arrived in india today, a week after a series of deadly bombings in move by preaching is in india
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for talks on security and counterterrorism peter and eckstadt includes indonesia, hong kong, and china. but didn't phone hacking scandal claimed another career and life. another news reporter was found dead in his home today. today they say that the debt is not suspicious. amy kellogg reports. >> reporter: scotland yard's number 2 was forced to resign. the latest casualty of the phone hacking scandal, less than 24 hours after the commissioner himself steps down. they'd say seen on would be a distraction . and for hiring a news of the world editor now under arrest . she was arrested by police sunday after she
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voluntarily had gone in for questioning. her lawyers say she wants answers about her arrest. >> the convictions of rebecca, she is not guilty be the position of the metropolitan police is as easy to understand. >> reporter: the prime minister is on official business in africa. andy kohlson stepped down in january and was arrested last week. >> no wind can argue that the work he did in government was inappropriate or bad -- no one can argue. >> reporter: rupert murdoch will appear before a parliamentary panel to answer questions tomorrow as lawmakers try to get to the bottom of
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this phone hacking scandal. and i would zookeeper is recovering after being attacked by a tiger -- an iowa the zookeeper is recovering after being attacked by tiger. he was beating the adult tiger when the animal attacked he is expected to survive. a plane registered to one of anthony's lawyer is took off on the orlando airport and made four stops in their mandate at the san paolos airport. it is unclear if anthony was on the plane. a change of the of the part of two budget bills that would
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do away with the state's 400 redevelopment agencies and give the money to local governments. the california redevelopment association are parties to the suit which is part of the california state supreme court. a wild high-speed chase ended with a woman so raspy it started on interstate 80 and continued -- woman's arrest. it started on interstate 80 and continued onto side streets. highway patrol officers closed in on the vehicle with a gunshot and eventually the woman is handcuffed and taken away. there is word tonight that police have shut down a private elementary school because of allegations of child abuse. it is focused on the owner and principal of the school. no charges have been filed, and
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he is not in custody. they have identified several victims with complaints going back 15 years. crimes against lgbt on the rise. >> reporter: assistant district attorney victor lined prosecute a -- prosecutes hate crimes. one attack happened here june 26. the victim suffered a broken jaw. >> we had one individual who assaulted a person he thought was gay with two large tree
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branches. >> reporter: according to an organization, incidences of hate violence was up in 2010 compared to 2004. >> me i've got to be the accepting city that is a safe haven for everybody and the reality is that it's not true. >> reporter: the increase could be due to the downturn in the economy. >> when people get together they can understand who do we want to put as a target and that is how they bond with each other. >> reporter: they will be meeting with committee groups to discuss safety around next year's gay pride celebration. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. the world's most popular wizard conjured up box office
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>> a crew of the space shuttle atlantis today said goodbye to the international space station. they presented the station with a us-led and promise the u.s. will not abandon this explanation. and -- space exploration. we are about to see warm-up
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that will put us where we belong. >> back into mid-july like whether we are not looking at a huge spike. getting a look at what is happening out there, a little breezy. winds around 10-15 miles per hour. they have relaxed a little bit. we were anywhere from five and 10 degrees warmer today than yesterday. areas around palo alto and san jose coming in at 63. inland still nice and mild could we are looking at 70 degrees in santa rosa as well as napa. showing you that trough sitting off the coast. it is going to begin to shift and i want to show you the possibility of some light rain over northern california. this is going to move out of the area across the state and should eject east by tomorrow.
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satellite radar showing you the motion that it will take. and then it is not going to be gone completely. today and tomorrow temperatures beginning to rebound. and then by midweek wednesday we are looking for a warm-up. in the inland areas, 80s -'90s that will bring hot, hot weather our way. temperatures will be miles tomorrow morning. for the afternoon, mostly sunny skies. looking at 83 for tomorrow afternoon. 76 in mountain view. widespread low 60s at the
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coast. the extended forecast will be slightly warmer tomorrow and then our inland areas will get back to the seasonal averages. friday and saturday feeling pretty good and are temperatures not that at all. sunday we will warm-up just a little bit. the world champion damages go giants are -- san francisco giants are expected next week at the white house. the president plans to honor the team for its community service work. twitter says its users set a new record for tweaking during the world cup finals be there were 7194 tweets per second. usage has risen to about 200
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million tweets a day. that is our report for tonight. i am gasia mikaelian. our coverage continues online at and with our 10:00 news on ktvu channel 2. "tmz" is up next right here on tv 36.
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