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a wild celebration tonight... a 7-eleven store near los angeles -- making history by they're celebrating and they didn't win. a wild scene tonight at this 7-eleven store in l.a. making history by selling one of the winning power ball tickets. the question now who are the must millionaires. >> there are three winning tickets from tonight's record $1.5 billion jackpot.
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they were sold in california, florida, and tennessee. >> the party is in chino hills tonight. this is east of l.a. that 7-eleven selling one of the winning tickets. ian cull is tracking the big winners. an we had lucky winners here locally. >> yeah, we did. in santa rosa, vacaville and santa cruz, those all $1 million winning tickets a lot less than the jackpot, that is not correct. as you have seen in the bay area, it doesn't go up to $1.6 billion. the numbers in case you missed it. 4, 8, 19, 27, 34, and the power ball is 10. and once again, three $1 million tickets in the bay area.
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they are celebrating in the streets in southern california. we want to take a look inside this store here, hannah's bottle shop in santa clara. it has been completely nuts around here today. what has it been like. you saw it's empty now. >> like many people might have been disappointed that they didn't win over here. i'm very much happy for the guy who won in southern california but it was like crazy today. i haven't seen any kind of sales of these kind like today. >> thanks very much. a calm scene here in northern california. take a look at what it's like in southern california. >> reporter: crowds of people swarmed this 7-eleven in chino hills. the police are now patrolling the area. >> i'm happy and excited and
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very proud that we sell that ticket. >> reporter: while we wait to find out who that lucky person is, 12 others matched 5 of six numbers. one was sold in san are rosa, vacaville and santa cruz. >> i have never seen so many sales in a single day. >> reporter: the jackpot had californians dreaming. lines at hannah's bottle shop in santa clara deemed a lucky retailer. >> 60 bucks and 200 bucks. >> i have been to two stores already. >> reporter: the power ball craze hit china. a handful of u.s. based sellers offered the tickets on ecommerce sites for twice the price. >> i'm more excited now. so this is great. >> reporter: and finally dreams
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of nearly $1.6 billion were at an all time high at fourth street pizza in san jose. phones vigorously refreshed for the numbers. >> nope, i don't see it. >> reporter: but we stumbled upon the san jose mayor who made plans in case of a win. >> naturally i will use it to restore city services here in san jose. okay, i take a little vacation too. >> reporter: even the mayor getting in on the action there. three jackpot winners we know of in florida, tennessee, and california. we were told if there were no winners tonight it would have been over $2 billion. reporting live in santa clara, nbc bay area news. >> this was the big one, 1.5 billion dollars. but the other jackpot, $656
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million in 2012. and two people split 636 million dollars in 2013 and one winning ticket in 2013 winning $590 million. the odds of winning the jackpot were slim but that didn't stop us from trying. coming up later, the new research from stanford into our brains and why some of us are wired and more prone to gamble. that's just ahead. drying out a bit? it won't last. we barely had enough time to dry out between rainstorms and three more storms are expected in the next five days. jeff ranieri is tracking the time line. when will we need the umbrellas again? >> by tomorrow. the next two storms are visible on the pacific satellite loop. right now the cold front that would produce the moderate rainfall is 595 miles off shore.
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it will not be wet for the morning commute but for the afternoon commute the rainfall will push into the north bay and by 6:00 p.m. in alameda counties and san francisco and also the peninsula. but here's the thing over the next ten days there is a potential of 2 to 5 inches anywhere from the south bay up to the north bay. we're going to detail all the storms headed our way in the micro climate forecast in ten minutes. >> you can stay ahead of the weather conditions, just download the nbc bay area app. click on the weather tab. take a look. a man in a santa hat jumps into action to stop a robbery in san francisco. this is newly released surveillance tape. just for christmas, a man stole cosmetics from a walgreens. the man pulled him back inside.
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the suspect pulled out a knife and the group backs off. the makeup bandit is still on the loose. police released surveillance photos that were taken moments after this man allegedly shot and killed another man on a train headed to sfo. it happened saturday evening at the west oakland b.a.r.t station. it's not clear if the gunman knew the victim. trapped in a sewer line for 13 hours. but tonight the worker rescued is telling us he is thankful to be alive and ready to be back in the trenches. >> translator: thank you. i don't have enough words. i can't repay them for what they did to help me and thank god i am well and they were able to
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get me out. >> reporter: the east bay plumbing contractor fell 17 feet into a trench while working in oakland yesterday. he couldn't get himself out because he was buried in sand and construction material. there were moments he thought he might die. >> translator: at that moment you can think about a thousand things but at the same time i wouldn't thinking much except for god to help me. >> it took firefighters 13 hours to free him. at one point, it was pouring rain. we obtained pictures of that operation today. the trench was so small only one person could get in. now to break news overseas, americans are being sold to shelter in place after reports of several explosions in and around jakarta, the capital of indonesia, authorities are reporting gunfire as well. officials say one went off in front of a mall, another at a
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starbucks. at least six people are dead and the gunmen appear to have escaped. we'll monitor the situation throughout the newscast. a fascinating case of social media. is twitter to blame for isis. twitter is blamed for helping isis to recruit terrorist. this suit filed by a florida man whose family member was killed by the terror group. terry mcsweeney has more. does this lawsuit stand a chance? >> reporter: it's going to be an uphill fight. the lawsuit alleges that twitter knowingly allowed isis to recruit, raise money and spread propaganda. this lawsuit has a chance. in november of last year, lloyd carl fields of florida was killed while training police officers in jordan, shot by one of the officers he was training. isis claimed credit for the killing.
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a lawsuit filed on behalf of fields' widow alleges that for years twitter has knowingly permitted the terrorist group isis to use its social nevg as a tool for spreading propaganda. >> can this case go to the jury on the issue of culpability? >> reporter: this attorney points to the anti-terrorism act of 1992 and says proving twitter was merely negligent will not be enough. >> some form of recklessness akin of giving a loaded gun to a child which is the exact framing that one federal judge did here in a similar case, is going to have to be shown. >> reporter: a twitter spokesperson says that the lawsuit is without merit and we have teams around the world actively investing reports of
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rule violations, identifying violating conduct and partnering with organizations countering extremist content online. >> you haven't got a preexisting legal finding that twitter was complicit. and so i think it's going to be a tough case. >> reporter: the lawsuit asks for unspecified damages and for a jury trial. live in san francisco, terry mcsweeney, nbc bay area news. gone without a trace. next at 11:00, the pricey statue in the bay area which disappeared and touched off a police investigation. i'm, like, in tears. i cannot even believe it. because i love this rink is just my home. >> a lot of people at a beloved ice skating rink getting the cold shoulder. why they're saying enough is enough. continuing to follow a developing story, three winning power ball tickets sold. ahead, a look at the science of
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gambling and what makes us believe we can win it all? and i'm meteorologist jeff ranieri. el nino keeping the pacific active. the next storm system is off shore. we have details on how much rain from this and two more storms set to impact the weekend. ice skaters on the peninsula may
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have to hang up thier skates. running out of time and options, ice skaters on the peninsula may have to hang up their skates. belmont iceland is closing its doors. nbc area's jean elle is live. this is a huge loss, jean. brian boitano chaintrained ther >> a lot of ice rinks are open late because there is so much demand for ice time.
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the closure of this rink is breaking up a tight knit community and leaving skaters with few options. generations of kids learn to skate here at belmont iceland. many found their passion. >> i already want to go to the olympics. it's such an amazing sport. i love it so much. >> reporter: she will have to find a new rink to pursue those dreams. this one is closing its doors. >> i'm, like, in tears. i cannot even believe it. because i love -- this rink is just my home. >> reporter: with over $1 million in upgrades needed to keep things running smoothly, it's time to call it quits. >> the floor has real problems. these owners are up there in age. and to make this kind of investment at this stage of their lives just doesn't make a lot of sense any more. >> reporter: the april closure will leave 15 staff members and more than a dozen coaches
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looking for work and community. >> this place that so many of us love and you know, has become, you know, kind of a home away from home. >> reporter: emotional parents on the peninsula don't know where to turn. >> ice time is so rare. it's so rare to get on the ice for a session where there are only 20 skaters. they are doing jumps and spins and need room. >> reporter: the manager is not sure how many more skaters he has room for. the city of san matteo will consider the future of this rink in march. a request hundreds of parents from belmont iceland will have small to say about as they say good-bye to a family tradition. and the general manager expects to turn off the lights and lock the doors for good by the end of april.
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jean elle, nbc bay area news. new at 11:00, a threeft or prank? the cal crew team wants a memento back in their possession. this statue was stolen from the uc berkeley campus last night. this is a statue of a coach who coached the team to three olympic gold medals. the statue is estimated to be worth $80,000. opening day delay. the weather is washing out plans to reopen a popular park. it will not reopen tomorrow because of the rain. the recreation and parks department cancelled the event. south side was the final section of the park to reopen after major renovations. our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri tracking all the new storms coming our way.
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>> we have at least three over the next five days. the good news for morning commuters it will be dry to start but temperatures will be colder. down to 39 for the north bay, san francisco, 46, and the peninsula starts off with 44. let get a fix on the storm system. if you missed it earlier the latest storm and cold front is 595 miles away. it has a decent subtropical tap to it, and that's a key characteristic of el nino. during el nino seasons we tend to see the storms pull in the moisture from the equatorial pacific. no doubt el nino is at work. the next system is 10:30 tomorrow in the morning. so the afternoon commute looks to be the wettest. up here in the north bay, rainfall starting around 3:00 in the afternoon and gradually pushes to contra costa, alameda
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county by 7:00 p.m. look, here's the deal, by the time it gets to you tomorrow it's going to be one of those storm systems where it begins to break up. san jose don't expect heavy rainfall but you should get 1/10 to .15 inch. let's look at the totals for the storm system and the one on saturday morning combined, both of the storms over three days should bring us .66 inch in san jose, .73 in orinda. and the same in san francisco and over an inch in santa rosa. overall on thursday we have dry weather for the morning. clouds linger. and in the afternoon the chance of rain does return. san francisco at 54 in the financial district. the peninsula, cold in pacifica, 52 and san jose coming in at 57. for the north bay, east bay and the tri-valley, similar
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temperatures around. everyone in the 50s. fremont in 57, oakland, 56 and in the tri-valley, livermore at 55. if you are going to lake tahoe tomorrow we are talking about major snow up there, more snow returning on thursday, friday, and also saturday. possibly a foot of snow over the next 72 hours. so in our toyota tahoe snow report looks great. 81 inch base to go skiing on. so here we go. storm system for tomorrow with some scattered rain. another system by saturday morning. rain and also wind, 20 to 40 miles an hour. then sunday afternoon into early monday looks like it will be a rainy period for us. three different storms in five days, 1 1/2 to 3 inches. >> when we are in a micro climate weather alert we have made it easy to get the
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information on your smartphone. click on the bar that says weather alerts. that takes you to what you need to know when you need to know it. i'm vicky nguyen, that's how you stay informed. >> i was using the app last night at 3:00 in the morning. so cool when the storms move in it will tell you how fast the storms are going and which direction they are moving. it's equipment like we use on air. >> when it rains jeff doesn't sleep. >> he's up all the time. everyone is buzzing about the winning power ball tickets. up next, stanford researchers explain why some are more prone to gambling. >> and jimmy. >> we are playing charades. and it's a great show, do not change the channel.
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to stanford researchers -- some of us are wired -- to gamble. i guess it's not surprising it's all in our brain. according to stanford researchers some of us are wired to gamble or in this case to play the lottery. in a study released this week, scientists at stanford found something never before seen in humans a direct path from two parts of the brain one that controls caution and another that influences excitement. odds are that risky gambling choices influence that. >> that tended to dampen down the activity. >> scientists say one connection is not better than another it's just different. >> bay area airports prepping for the super bowl blitz.
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travellers are being greeted with big game signs on doors, windows and even on the floor. that means longer lines, so warning, if you are flying on super bowl sunday or any time in the days before or after, you should get to the airport at least three hours before your flight. sfo and sjc, both. the countdown continues. we are now 24 days from the kickoff at levi's stadium. >> it is get getting fun around here. the warriors did something tonight they haven't done in quite a while. we'll show it to you. ♪
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we're a good enough team that we don't always have to play at our hardest to win. but sometimes that can get you in trouble as well. and tonight it got us in trouble. >> especially when you're not playing at full strength. geraud moncure here in the csn studios. almost half way through season, the dubs giving players rest in back to back game situations. the warriors taking on the nuggets in denver.
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the dubs a step slow on defense. fareed throwing down. the warriors down one at the half and ten after three quarters. klay thompson puts them within one with 3.4 seconds to play. thompson decent look for the win. just nicks the rim. warriors drop their third game this season. with the rams heading back to l.a. the chargers have the ball which affects the raiders' opportunity to still move to los angeles. several reports say the bolts believe that the proposal to join the rams has doable components which could see them moving for the upcoming 2016 season. hugh jackson is now the head coach of the browns so mike shanahan might be back in the talks for the niners gig.
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he has not coached for two seasons after being fired from washington. a familiar face has made a return to s.a.p. center. todd mclellan in the house today. he led the sharks for the better part of a decade before walking away in this off season. his new squad is in the pacific cellar. there is no time for nostalgia. >> it's been eight years since i've been in this side. i went in the wrong room. i didn't realize that the visitors were on the other side of the hallway now. we have our work cut out for us. >> the sharks have won three straight headed into tomorrow's showdown.
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you know what they are chanting there? they are chanting chino hills. if you are in chino hills which is east of l.a. tonight and you bought a lottery ticket check your numbers. that's where one of the winning tickets were sold. so far we know there are three winning tickets. >> they are still there.
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people coming in and out. >> one of three winning tickets so far that we know of sold in chino hills for that $1.5 billion jackpot. >> and soon we might find out who won. >> i love that video. >> you didn't win. you are here tomorrow. >> yes. thursday, we have some rain returning by the afternoon. saturday morning rain and also wind and sunday afternoon into early monday a rainy period for us, all with those three storms. 1.5 to 3 inches of rain. we hit the jackpot with the weather. >> with rain, we have. >> have a great day tomorrow. >> bye-bye. ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- danny devito, khloe kardashian,

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