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sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. i was interested to see how hoarse her voice was. she was at the game. raindrops. live look at san rafael as the system making its way through the bay area. >> how long will it last? we turn now to kari hall and little bit of green on there. good morning. >> good morning. the warriors did so well last night they made it rain outside, too. seeing that moving through the bay area and the sierra. as the system quickly moves through, we'll have spotty, light rain and enough to make the roads wet and in a couple spots heavy enough to bring about 0.25. now, it's 47 degrees in the north bay. little bit milder in parts of the peninsula and south bay and highs today expected in the low 60s. so, a touch cooler than yesterday and the wind will make you feel even cooler. i'll talk about that and also a high surf advisory. that's coming up in my next
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microclimate forecast. let's head over to mike to get a look at how the roadways are moving. >> just like a family pot luck, when you have the rain coming through, you deal with the leftovers. all over the bay will be slick. slicker in some spots and some live cameras coming up. update towards the castro valley. westbound 580 eden canyon road and no slowing as you head over towards the castro valley and the maze moves well after an earlier motorcycle had a little problem around the 24 interchange and a smooth drive in towards san francisco. back to you. >> plenty of reason to celebrate right now. no longer chasing history. the warriors have officially made history with more wins than any other team in the history of the league. live look at oracle arena where
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the fans and ws celebrating breaking another record. >> the warriors reached that magical number of 73 wins after beating the grizzlies and that excitement dwrgripping the bay area. >> one person getting in on all that hype stephanie chuang. you were at the game when history was made. what was that like last night? >> oh, man. how do i put into words? i warned laura that i may not have a voice this morning after screaming so loud with the fans here at oracle last night. but, you know what, i'm speaking just fine. this was a moment of history for us. you know, even coach kerr says he does not think this one will be broken. it started out pretty moderately in the first quarter. teams were trading buckets and trading the point there and actually quite a few misses and then, of course, steph raining threes. six threes in the first quarter alone. eventually he would get to ten in the game hitting a new nba
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record. 402 threes in a regular season. his performance helping the warriors clinch the 73 last night, beating, again, the '95/'96 record. the look is ahead to the playoffs. >> we love winning and we love to compete and push ourselves and that's what has pushed us to this opportunity that we had tonight and hopefully that will continue. >> that's crazy. i was talking to somebody the other day about four or five years ago and the team won 25 games. now, fast forward. we've lost nine games. that's incredible. >> incredible indeed. the celebration was also incredible after the game. number 23 dream on thanking w nation for all its support in getting to 73. oracle is known as major warriors ground. very loud and very exciting.
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it really did feel like the playoffs and wae were here last season for that. but that's coming up. so, the warriors really can't rest. they're playing the eighth seed houston rockets here at oracle this saturday at 12:30. so, laura and sam. let's do it all over again. >> take us next time. that would be great. >> i had a lot of fun tweeting back and forth. >> we're going to try. good deal. so, as she mentioned. the warriors focusing on the playoffs. 16 wins left to claim back-to-back titles. houston rockets. action starts at oracle arena on saturday afternoon. game two also at oracle monday night. then the ws hit the roads for games trooe and four thursday and sunday in houston. if necessary, game five would be back in oakland april 27th. our coverage continues online at nbcbayarea.com. click on the top box warriors top moments for a look back at the team's historic season. now to a story you'll only
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see on nbc bay area. the sheriff department confirms the person who fires that weapon carries a badge. "today in the bay" bob redell joining us more with and, bob, how did this happen? >> good morning to you, sam. a spokesperson for superior court confirms to us that a deputy accidentally fired a gun on the third floor of the hall of justice behind me in an office that is used by the b bailiffs. the round narrowly missed a fellow deputy and went through an office cabinet and lodged itself into a wall. this happened yesterday morning at 7:10. this is before court started. taking place next to the chambers used by presiding judge. the gun was a .22 caliber bobby gloc that one deputy brought into work and unfamiliar with how to use it and handed it to a fellow deputy for an explanation.
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that deputy was unaware it was loaded and pointed at the original deputy and pulled the trigger. again, that round almost hit his colleague. the sheriff office called this accidental. a very serious matternd grateful no one was hurt. the deputy is still on duty but not being allowed to carry a firearm. bob redell, "today in the bay." 5:06 right now. the man accused of preying on children while working at a concord dental office will face a judge this afternoon. we're learning disturbing new details in this case. detectives say another girl has come forward saying he molested her during a procedure. he was arrested last week. detectives say he filmed himself touching more than 50 young patients inappropriately. >> the videos are very clear of what happened. and i've had to view most of them and along with the primary detective, they're unpleasant. >> so far four girls have come forward to police.
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as the statewide search for 2-year-old arianna fitts continues those that work with her mom, nicole, came together last night. employees at the best buy on hairten street held a vigil in the parking lot. she was found dead last friday in a park in san francisco. law enforcement says it's identified several people of interest but no direct suspects in this case. 5:07 right now. fairfield police spent much of the night looking for what they say is an armed and dangerous man and came up empty handed. search began about 10:30 last night. at one point people living in that area were told to lock their doors and windows and stay inside. officers say they were looking for 28-year-old kyle matthew amos being investigated for a homicide earlier this month. police say he's considered armed and dangerous. if you have any information about his whereabouts, fairfield police ask you call. if you live in foster city, expect a knock on your door later today. don't be concerned. all part of an emergency drill.
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community emergency response teams are going door-to-door doing welfare checks and focusing on neighborhoods around catamaran parks. those exercises begin at 9:00 in the morning. earthquake awareness week is next week and getting a lesson on how to be prepared today. take place from 10:00 to 5:00. the mobile earthquake simulator called the big shaker will be there. plus, a presentation on what you can do to protect yourself, your family and even your pets. all right. let's look at that microclimate forecast right now. a live look right now at san francisco and a little wet as you're getting out the door this morning. you'll notice slick spots on the road and there is actually more where that came from. >> let's get a look at kari hall and she'll have a look at how much rain we can expect. >> it will be clearing out as we know through the rest of the
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morning and a look at the radar now and you can see the rain is scattered and we have some spots that really haven't measured anything while other spots have gotten up to 0.25 and closer look at san jose as we take a little bit of a break, another quick spot shower or two moving through within the next several minutes. once that clears out, we will see our skies clearing and some breezy winds as winds continue to pick up as we go through the day. turning gusty as our skies clear with some sunshine and also kicking up some waves right along the beach. i'll talk about that and much warmer weekend ahead. that's coming up in the microclimate forecast. mike is tracking quite a few issues on the road because of the slick spots. >> did get the roads wet and enough to cause slip ups. most of them are clearing on either side in san francisco and in oakland.
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overall, though, the green here highlighting anywhere south of oakland and creeping down through san jose most recently. i want to show you the live shot and now we have a little mist kicking up behind the cars but still slick, guys. back to you. coming up, making moves in california. donald trump shifting his focus. when we can expect to see him in the bay area. and a historic night for two california sports teams. while the bay area basks in the glory of the warriors, los angeles says good-bye to a legend. the epic final game for the one and only kobe bryant, coming up next. got a tip for nbc bay area investigative unit. call 1-888-996-tips or e-mail theunit@nbcbayarea.com. nbc bay area, we investigate.
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developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is. the prius actually belongs on the table.
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eyes th talking politics this morning and decision 2016. the candidates keeping their eyes on the big delicate prizes. the new york and california primaries directly on their radar. >> bernie sanders and hillary clinton staged dueling rallies in new york yesterday. organizers say sanders says about 27,000 people showed up to his rally in manhattan. one of the largest rallies ever. on the other side here with hillary clinton, she attracted a smaller, but enthusiastic crowd in the bronx. focusing on the republicans in the race. sanders, though, kept his focus on the democratic frontrunner. >> this is a tough race for us in that we are taking on someone
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who, obviously, was a united states senator here for eight years. >> clinton and sanders will go head-to-head in a debate in new york. meantime, donald trump trying to make some moves in california by coming to the bay area. for the first time in a long time, the california primary is really going to make a difference in this nomination process. the billionaire republican is going to be in burlingame two weeks from tomorrow and kicking off the california convention at the airport hyatt regency. >> i am glad that we are attracting really for the first time all the republican presidential nominees. >> i would say trump has a slight edge? >> why? >> because of a celebrity side of it. >> struggled to regain its full economic success. promises to bring more jobs. marco rubio's delegates, by the way, still up for grabs at the republican convention in
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july. rubio dropped out of the race, or at least he suspended his campaign after losing his home state of florida. but he's been petitioning the individual states asking if he can hold on to those delegates. rubio is still in third place ahead of john kasich. he wanted to keep all of the 172 delegates that he won. but some delegates will be immediately up for grabs on the first ballot in cleveland. it is 5:15 right now. fast food workers in the bay area and across the country will walk off their jobs today. calling for $15 an hour minimum wage for every american. workers are hoping california and new york's historic new laws raising the minimum wage will fuel their fight. it's not just fast food workers here in the bay area, home care and child care workers will join the protests. a large crowd is expected at the plaza in oakland later this afternoon. u.s. regulators say that takata may have to recall more
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airbags unless they can prove they're safe. >> for more on that and the rest of the news before the bell let's check in with landon dowdy live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning. >> good morning to you. wall street may give back some of wednesday's gains and yesterday the major avenues cruise to new 2016 highs with financials leading that rally and thanks to jpmorgan's strong reports. bank of america and wells fargo today. look for data today on weekliless claims and consumer price inflation. closing at a five-month high and the nasdaq up 75 to 4947. meanwhile, amazon launching the new kindle oasis. the slimmest design ever in the series priced at $28. the oasis is also the most expensive ereader in years. the least expensive kindle cost $80 and hefty price tag is largely due to a charger that is built into the cover which extends the battery life for a
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couple months instead of a couple ofs. also, still 85 million takta airbag inflaters that have not been recalled. they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. some people have been killed in the u.s. due to the faulty inflaters. so far 29 million inflalters have been recalled by 14 automakers. taktaa has until 2019. >> certainly an urgent situation there. we notice that you're wearing a yellow dress. >> is that for our golden state warriors? >> i wonder why. >> what a teammate. you're doing it to support us. >> solidarity even across the country. >> amen. >> thanks so much. >> as long as it's not for the lakers. while it was a historic night here in the bay area, thousands also witnessing history in southern california. >> i can't believe it comes to
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an end. you guys will always be in my heart and i sincerely, sincerely appreciate it. no words can describe how i feel about you guys. thank you, thank you from the bottom of my heart. i love yous. i love you guys. >> what can i say? >> mike drop. >> after one last unforgettable performance laker fans in the basketball world is going to have to get used to life kobe bryant on the court. he topped off his amazing 20-year career with a 60-point night leading his team to comeback victory at the staples center. fans were just chanting his name as he stepped off the court. >> it's cool that shaq went to the game last night and reunited with him. >> did you see him smiling? >> did seem happy for his kind offal rival. after the game lakers posting
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these pictures to twitter with the caption 60 points in career game 1,566. let's pop some and pop some champagne they did. #thankyoukobe. five championships and 18 all-star appearances and, of course, because he's kobe bryant, he's to go out on top with a maestro performance. >> ware all recovering from a big sports night last night. >> not much sleep to have. go easy on us, kari. cooling us down. >> no, wake up. you have to deal with this stuff out there. the roads are wet. we don't want sleepy drivers out there. a couple wet spots out, especially on the parts of the east bay and the south bay where the rain most recently fell. and we may also have a couple of puddles leftover where in some very small spots where we had up to about 0.25 of rain. it is tapering off and that will be the case over the next hour or so when most people get on those roadways.
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and a look at how much rain we had the north bay. up to close to 0.25 and in san francisco 0.1 and other areas were a little bit less. just trace amounts. as you head over to the east bay, some areas that were pretty seeing nothing and then you have 0.25 in danville. little bit more than that and 0.1 in fremont and in the south bay san jose 0.6 while we had a 0.1 in los gatos earlier this morning. in the peninsula, about the same pretty much. the rain is hit or miss and that will be tapering off as we get ready for windy and cooler conditions today with highs reaching into the upper 50s. and napa up to 64 degrees and seven-day forecast at the bottom of the screen. we will have another slight chance of rain early next week. other than that, temperatures will be warming up. as temperatures warm up, more people may be heading to the
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beach, especially tomorrow and the waves will be kicking up. that's high surf advisory continues until 8:00 in the morning. swells up to 22 feet and long period swells. that will be a concern for yare surfers and boaters, as well. looking at the weekend forecast. highs will be in the low 80s for saturday. even some mid-80s in parts of the south bay, tri-valley and the north bay. really feeling like summer and a lot of sun to go along with it. let's check in now with mike to see if the wet roads are impacting the commute. >> kari, we want folks to know about the wet roads. you can slow those speeds because we have slick conditions. the latest crash, although not a lot happening right now. the latest crash right here. this is north 101 at the c-port boulevard off ramp. that's basically 84 getting over through menlo park and over here we have the report of a car backwards into the bushes. that sounds like the car spun around at the off ramp. no major injuries, but we are watching that. again, as we look at the san
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mateo bridge coming over the span, a lighter flow of traffic just building and watching the slick roadways in many spots for the peninsula and the south bay. fremont moves well down towards 880 and into san jose and no problems but you see the sheen on the roadway. back to you. >> slow it down out there. thanks. thousands of dollars of public money all to scrub the internet of this controversial video. a push that could make those efforts a reality, next.
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a follow up now to the pepper spraying of students at uc davis that happened years ago during the occupy protests. "the sacramento bee" is reported that they have contacted with experts to clear the internet of that video. the newspaper says more than $175,000 of public funds have been spent to do that. the money has also gone to improve the reputation of the university's chancellor. she has been asked to resign by student groups. move now to an investigative unit exclusive what one school might consider childish behavior could be treated like an actual crime at another school across town. >> our investigation last year revealed certain schools across the bay area called police on their students more than you might think. tonight at 11:00, investigative
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reporter picks up his series to explain why some parents are accusing one of the largest school districts in the bay area of unfairly criminalizing kids. that school district pays officer os to patrol some of theirses which is common, but we discovered there is no written policy detailing when or how the school should involve those officers. while some students are getting criminal records for their bad behavior, the school district says that is not their problem. >> i'm not saying that my son should not have been disciplined. i'm upset that they're taking it to a new level. >> not something that you think a student should have been arrested for. >> no. >> tonight at 11:00, the kind of antics that are getting some kids arrested at school. and stuck with a criminal history, as well, that could affect their record even as an adult. if you have a tip for our investigative unit, call us a call 1-888-996-tips or send us an e-mail to
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theunit@nbcbayarea.com. the new details we could learn about the ongoing federal investigation into the embattled san francisco police department. and i'm stephanie chuang at a much quieter oracle aabrirear. we have reaction coming up in a live report. wet roads this morning as you head out as one patch of rain moves through the bay area. i'll detail that and a look at the weekend coming up.
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. history made at oracle. a live look where it all went down last night. the warriors taking down the nba record on their home turf for wins in a regular season. we're going to break it all down. the height, the excitement, the theatrics surrounding last night's game. good morning on this thursday. thank you for joining us, i'm sam rock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. we're all taking it in. the san francisco chronicle this morning, the best ever. look at that. >> he broke the 400 three-pointers in addition to the team's record. it's all good. >> their sporting green is going gold this morning. so, a lot for you to hang up and celebrate as the celebration continues for our goaden state warriors. >> heck of a season for the team and for steph. some people might have a history hangover this morning. kari hall says time to snap out
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of it. >> it's raining on the courts and you're saying it's raining across the bay. >> yes, it is. it makes everything wet. you have to pay extra attention to thoseways. windshield wipers on, especially in the south bay now and parts of the east bay where the rain continues. but then we'll see it clearing out as we go through the rest of the day. this will be a quick one and done before most people even wake up this morning. there will be the rain moving out of the bay area. and we see it as moving south of jose now and moving through morgan hill and approaching gilroy. we'll also have the showers that will be with us for a little while longer. a couple sprinkles and then, once again, clearing. it is cool, especially in the north bay. 47 degrees. the heading up to 63 later on today. i'll have a look at the rest of the microclimate forecast coming up in a few minutes. mike is tracking a few spinouts and some slick spots on the roadways. >> a couple spinouts and theest one that sounds like a spinout here on the off ramp car is face wrong way in the bushes at the off ramp itself.
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the freeway is clear and little slowing shows up just a blip eastbound and the green highlighted all over this portion of the bay shows you that rain creeps through as kari is talking about. north of there towards the bay bridge. and no problem for the sensors but look at the bay bridge toll plaza and they are filling in because the metering lights are on. back to you. you think those people are awake this morning? 73 is what they are chanting. the magical number that broke a golden record. the warriors notched the most wins of any team in one regular season and as you can imagine, fans and the teams overwhelmed with excitement this morning. >> months of anticipation all culminating in what happened last night. they saw it through the last game of the season. a live look right now at oracle arena. electricity still in the air after that stellar night for the bay area. "today in the bay" steph chuang
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inside the arena. how did it go? >> it was amazing, sam and laura. just joking with our producer, sarah, maybe i should have just slept in here and gotten more rest that way. i was not sitting here. this is the kind of seat you can't buy. but look at the view here. it was crazy here at oracle. the game against the grizzlies. the win, maybe not a stunner in, but that number, 73. definitely a big one. of course. the history in the making when the game started none of us knew what steph had in store for us. steph curry making it rain threes. six of them in the first quarter alone. when the game was over, steph hit a new nba record. 40 threes in one regular season his own best record last season. for the team, it's a time of reflection on the journey here. really saying how crazety was a few years ago. the team won 25 games. this season they just lost nine
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and green thanking the nation after the game. support from guys who flew in from north carolina and texas even paying for the historical experience. >> more than face value, which maybe is illegal in the state of california. i'm not sure. >> i won't say your name. was it more than $1,000? >> yes. >> more than $2,000? >> that's all i'm going to say. >> i think it's incredible. it's incredible for oakland and we're just happy to be here. >> and oakland, of course, in and of itself is an experience here at oracle. there was a big wave. kind of like a tsunami going around and around the arena in the fourth quarter. some of the fans, maybe including myself, getting wrapped up in the moment and just really getting part of and the warriors got to celebrate last night and maybe pop some champagne and right back to work and missed a few days saturday, april 16th right back here at 12:30 they take on the eighth seeded houston rockets and we're
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confident that the ws they're looking forward now, laura and sam. >> let the wave continue out there. >> a wave of victory that was all the way. thank you, stephanie, at the white house. the warriors fever made it there last night. president obama staying up late last night to watch the game. remember, he's on east coast time. after he tweeted congrats to the warriors, a great group of guys off and on the court. if somebody had to break the bulls record, i'm glad it's them. our coverage continues online at nbcbayarea.com. click the top box titled warriors top moments for a look back at the team's historic season. at 5:35. a story you'll only see on nbc bay area. frightening moments unraveling at the san francisco hall of justice as a gun is fired and sources confirm the person behind the shooting is a deputy. "today in the bay" bob redell live in san francisco with the details for us. how did it all happen, bob? >> good morning to you, laura.
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the sheriff's office called this an accident. a deputy was handling a gun. didn't realize it was loaded when they pulled the trigger and almost shot their colleague. fortunately, they missed. the bullet traveled through a filing cabinet and then lodged itself into a wall. this happand little bit before 7:00 yesterday morning on the third floor inside the hall of ojustice inside a bailiff's office. now, the gun was a .22 caliber and one deputy brought it into work and didn't know how to use it. the fellow deputy was going to show him how and pointed the gun at his colleague and pulled the trigger. now a spokeswoman calls this a very serious matter. they're grateful no one was hurt. the deputy who fired the gun is still on duty but not allowed to carry a firearm for the time being. bob redell, "today in the bay."
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5:36 on your thursday. expecting an update later today on the review the department of justice has been doing on the san francisco police department. that review carried out by doj community oriented services and its director will pespeak with e media later today. critics are also calling on attorney general car mela harris to investigate sffd. it is 37 right now. a troubling discovery is put agnew south bay school project on hold. landscapers found toxins in the soil. the tainted soil was found off of pete road in morgan hill. plans were to build a new elementary school on that land but a recent soil test found high level of a toxic insected is that is linked to parkinson's disease and cancer. the california department is determining whether the toxins can be removed safely. a week that has been largely dry, today is the outliar. a look right now at the
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microclimate forecast. refreshingly wet, let's say. a live look at a dampened golden gate bridge. >> that's right. let's check in with meteorologist kari hall. how much can we expect from the system. leave the sprinkler system off. >> i think you can leave it off. is the only day of the week where we get a slight chance of rain. even if you didn't get much, it's still very humid out there. let's take look now at what to expect after that scattered rain moves out. we'll have gusty winds and clearing skies today. and most of the rain will be out of here before most people even wake up. they'll just see that the roads are wet and at lunchtime it will be 56 degrees and 61 degrees in the north bay. into the low 60s today with gusty winds and feeling a touch cooler than yesterday. into the next few days, though, it does warm up and it will feel like summertime. then you can turn the sprinklers back on. i'll talk about that coming up in the next microclimate forecast in about ten minutes. let's head over to mike to get a look at some of those problem spots on the roads this morning. >> yeah, kari.
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watching because of the slick roadways and the rain is not active where you are and we have conditions we are watching and might have been a spinout in redwood city and a krsh i wanted to check on is eastbound 80 away from the bay bridge just past highway 4 right around willow where there is another crash reported. everything is close to the off ramp. for those familiar with the area, the home depot saide of te off ramp should be affected. the north bay a smooth drive and little puddling over on the shoulder. >> drivers staying cautious. thank you very much, mike. 5:39. confirmation to what many doctors have suspected. coming up, what researchers are revealing about the zika virus all in a live report. instead of a breathalyzer, how about a textalyzer. a new way the police department could be combatting distracted driving. got a tip for nbc bay area investigative unit? call 1-888-996-tips or e-mail
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theunit@nbcbayarea.com. we investigate. new developments in the fight
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against the zika virus. doctors now confirm what many had suspected: the virus does cause severe birth defects in babies. doctors now confirm what many had suspected. the virus does cause severe birth defects in babies. tracie, this comes as health officials push for funding to
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try to contain zika. >> they asked congress for almost $2 billion that lawmakers say may not come until september way after the warm season when those mosquitos are expec tad head north into the united states. they have a pot of money they're working with left over from ebola, but that's about a quarter of they're asking for. a lot of that money is to fight mosquito, mosquito control and talearn more about this. vaccines and drugs. now that the cdc has said for sure birth defects are connected to the zika virus. they went through a lot of research. their evidence. some research showing signs of zika virus in the brain tissue of babies whose mothers were infected. they want to learn as much as they can about it before the warm season starts to settle in. as you know, that's coming pretty quickly. a? >> other federal news right and the federal government wants to mark the passports of sex
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offenders to fight to stop it has stalled for now. "the chronicle" reporting at a federal judge in oakland refused to block that new law. a legal challenge is premature because officials have not developed plans for the markings yet. six unnamed sex offenders are challenging the new law saying it is unfairly places them on an international black list. a south bay man is behine bars accused of running a counterfeit money operation that spanned more than two dozen states. santa clara county sheriff deputies say made and distributed fake money tacustomers in 20 states, including california. say he was tracked down with information provided by virginia authorities and the u.s. postal service. he was also allegedly tied to a mail fraud operation in virginia. wanting to bust the culprits here, now to a story that "today in the bay" has been covering since last summer. truck loads of almonds, walnuts and pistachios stolen from california farmers.
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each one of those trucks can carry up to $500,000 worth of crops. investigators say international crime rings are behind those thefts and steal driver's identities. last year the nut industry lost $5 million due to theft and that marks an all-time high. b.a.r.t. is looking at an anti-seat hogging policy. b.a.r.t. board of directors meeting. this morning at 9:00 b.a.r.t. wants tamake it against the law for someone who takes up more than one seat a crowded train. if you break that law, your first offense will cost more than $100. more flights are arriving on time, but passengers complaints, they're still rising. department of transportation study found 83% of flights for leading airlines nationwide arrived on time. among the big four carriers, southwest had the best mark for ontime flights. hawaiian and alaskan airlines also receiving very good marks for promptness.
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jetblue and spirit airlines have the worst records. airbag make takata may have to recall more airbags. 85 million takata inflaters still in cars on the road. those inflaters can exwith too much force. so far nearly 29 million inflaters have been recalled by 14 automakers. they have until 2019 to make sure all recalled airbag inflaters are replaced. all right. parents, what do you think of this? a new way to stop distracted driving in addition to a breathalyzer. they could be equipped with a te texaalyzer. examine phones at the scene of the accident. however, officers would not have access to conversations, contacts or photos. 5:46 right now. let's take a live look at oracle
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arena this morning. the home of the record-breaking golden state. they're pretty amazing. wouldn't that be great, too. the ws have not only dominated on the court, but also taken over social media. >> the team has become one of the successful social media franchise in all of pro sports. the warriors right now have more 1.5 million fans on twitter. many of whom were celebrating last night and talk about all the threes going down. they have 6.5 million fans on facebook. that's about 130% year over year growth. >> and in 015 the warriors had nearly 250 million online video views an 800% increase from that year. the first american sports team to rack up more than 3 million followers on instagram, as well. they are international. 2 million fans make the team the most followed team on china's media platform. the warriors about to boost a
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bay area restaurant scene, as well. fans packing in sunnylast night. business actually jumped about 40% for every warriors' game. on important games like this, they see even more. >> packed in here every single game. only standing room and everyone goes nuts. >> everybody goes nuts. the manager hoping for a deep playoff run like last year. every game they play from here on out is a bones for their bottom line. >> the problem for business is if the warriors win easily. fewer games they'll play in the playoffs. they probably want six or seven series so they can collect more money. >> people keep going out and celebrating. >> saturday. >> the first game. we have the schedule. i think we tweeted that out against the houston rockets as stephanie mentioned. the beard james hardin coming back. we have to buy a lot more blue and gold to wear today. you're rocking the yellow. >> yes, rocking the yellow and
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definitely some clothes that will keep you nice and cool because it will warm up this weekend. i wanted to give you an update on something we're just getting into our newsroom. a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in southern japan. gathering details on that right now. doesn't look like there is a tsunami threat. we will have that on. more details in just a bit. also we're tracking this rain as it continues to move across parts of the south bay and much of it is tapering off very hit or miss about to approach morgan hill and moving tloi gilroy at this point. as that moves out, we'll dry things out with breezy winds cannicican kick in. wirndz increasing up to 20 to 30 miles an hour today with the skies clearing and into tonight temperatures will be dropping. looking back on how much rain we had from all our weather underground sites. up to 0.25 and in the prsidio
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0.1 there and other spots a little bit less and as we head over to the east bay, some areas measured absolutely nothing like castro valley and danville over 0.25 and as we head to the south bay, also 0.1 there in the peninsula. about the same. some light amounts of rain just enough to make those roads wet before you head out this morning and then, once again, it dries out quickly as we get sunshine and gusty winds and high temperatures today reaching into the upper 50s to lower 60s. in the tri-valley today and dublin up to 64 degrees. because the winds will be increasing, we'll also have a high surf advisory. at times, once again, those winds up to 20 to 30 miles an hour and even stronger off shore. building the swells up to 16 to 2 feet and a period of about 16 seconds. making conditions dangerous for the surfers and boaters for today, as well as early tomorrow. and then we get some sunshine. some clearing conditions. and look at how those temperatures ramp up for saturday and sunday.
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yes, the big game on saturday will be 83 degrees in the north bay and 77 degrees for sunday in san francisco. i'll have another look at the forecast coming up and also an update on that japan earthquake. let's check in now with mike for a look at the roadways. >> as you know, i told you another spinout in the south bay. you gave me that look like another one? eeb with light moisture traffic so light i can report pretty much everything going on right now. north 101 at the great america or bauer off ramp. great america on the other side. taking that off ramp. sounds like a car went off of the roadway and spun around and went down the little embankment there. that indicates to me slicker roadways and be careful out there when you see that green highlighting and that means roadways. pal o palo alto. look right here behind the flashing lights, a larger truck
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and that indicates a load. look over towards the bay bridge and the toll plaza because the metering lights are on. no problem. look at that beautiful sunrise coming up. back to you. >> absolutely gorgeous. we'll see more images coming up here. we don't always show love to our sports team in southern california. last night, probably worth it, though. historic night as you know here in the bay area. thousands also witnessing history in southern california. >> i can't believe it's come to an end. you guys will always be in my heart and i sincerely, sincerely appreciate it. no words can describe how i feel about you guys and thank you, from the bottom of my heart. i love you guys. and i love you guys. what can i say? >> what a finish after one last unforgettable performance. laker fans and the basketball world have to get used to life without kobe bryant on the court. bryant topped off his amaze
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20-year career with a 60-point night leading the team to a c e comeback victory. fans chanting his name as he stepped off the court. >> that's cool to see those guys. shaq and kobe shaking hands. the lakers posting these pictures to twitter with the caption. 60 points in career game. 1,566. he's been playing for a couple decades. let's pop some champagne. #thankyoukobe. the future hall of famer finishes with five championships and 18 all-star appearances. >> really great to see. 5:53. determining the fate of accused terrori terrorists. a handful of suspects from the brussels and paris terrorists attacks faced a judge today. happening on our digital platforms. kari just mentioned. showers moving through the bay area this morning. you can use some of the same technology we use to track the rain bied alling our free nbc bay area app. plus on nbc bay area.com.
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read the remarkable story of a coyote found shot in the head, but somehow managed to survive and give birth to puppies four weeks later. pretty remarkable story there. a lot more ahead.
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i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone. have you seen these before? it's called a compact disc. oh. looks like we're getting a facsimile. what year is it to you? it's old. you'd rather use newer technology? definitely. well, i've got something to show you. this is the 2016 chevy volt. it uses extended range electric technology. the prius hybrid uses battery technology developed 15 years ago. chevy expects volt drivers to get over a thousand miles between fill ups. it's got every technology there is. the prius actually belongs on the table. the bombings in brussels are due in court today. well all of the suspects arrested after the bombings in brussels due in court today.
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that includes abrini, seen at the airport in a hat and white jacket. authorities say abrini acknowledged he was with two suicide bombers who attacked the airport, but "would not hurt a fly." investigators right now say brussels attackers were also behind the paris attacks. 5:57. a final chapter in a sad tragedy. that's what the san francisco city attorney said in what may be the last settlement in the 2013 asiana crash. the city's board of supervisors is considering a $3.45 million payout. the settlement would go towards the city's legal costs and damages at sfo. three people died when the plane clipped the edge of the runway. now to an investigative unit exclusive. what one school might be considered childish behavior may be considered a crime across town. >> revealing certain schools across the bay area call police on their students a lot more than you might think and the reasons they're being called
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have some parents furious. tonight at 11:00, picking up his series to explain why some parents are accusing one of the largest school districts in the bay area of unfairly criminalizing students. that school district pays police officers to patrol some of their campuses, which is common. but we discovered there is no written policy detailing when or how the school should involve those officers. and while some students are getting criminal records for their bad behavior, the school district says that's not their problem. >> i'm not saying that my on should not have been disciplined. i am upset they're taking it to a new level. >> not something you think a student should have been arrested for. >> no. >> tonight at 11:00, we'll show the kind of antics that are getting some kids arrested at school and stuck with a criminal history. all coming up tonight at 11:00. if you have a tip for our investigative unit, give a call or send us an e-mail to
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theunit@nbcbayarea.com. a follow up now to the infamous pepper spraying incident. spraying of students at uc davis during the occupy protests. "the sacramento bee" reported that the university is contracted with experts. the newspaper says that more than $175,000 of public funds have been spent to try to do that. the money has also gone to improve the reputation of the chancellor. she has been asked to resign by student groups. 5:59. fast food workers here in the bay area and across the country will walk off their jobs today. they're calling for $15 an hour minimum wage for every american. they hope new york's historic new laws will raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour will fuel their fight and it's not just fast fooders here in the bay area. home care and child care workers will join that protest. a large crowd expected in oakland later this afternoon. right now at 6:00 on your
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thursday. it could have been a deadly mistake. onlyn nbc bay area, a gunshot inside san francisco's hall of justs and the man who pulled the trigger wears a badge. and i'm stephanie chuang live at oracle arena where the confetti is still on the ground a celebration after the warriors clinched 73 regular season wins. highlights and hear from coach kerr and steph curry coming up. from raining threes to just plain raining. . the timeline of the storm moving through the bay area with kari and the impact to the roads with mike. right now on "today in the bay." a very good thursday morning to you, thanks so much for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> probably raining a little bit of champagne last night, as well. get to the story on the warriors in just a second but also learning of a strong earthquake that just hit japan. kari, what do we know so far? >> scaled at a 6.0 magnitude

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