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one police officer is dead. another injured in southern california. right now an intense manhunt is under way for one of the shooters. tonight we have reached a milestone. the first time that a major party has conominated a woman f president. >> hillary clinton accepting the democratic party's nomination for president and sending a strong message about what she can do for america and which she says donald trump cannot. plus thousands of people getting ready for garlic mania. the gilroy garlic festival kicks off this morning. "today in the bay" starts right now. very good morning to you. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia-cannon.
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>> i'm sam brock. just smelling it, what do you guys smell right now? >> garlic? >> not yet. >> morning. >> early morning, certainly. >> yes. >> coffee. >> yeah, it is going to be another day of hot temperatures and a very light wind. we're getting ready for temperatures to go up a degree or two in some spots. as we get a look outside right now, 62 degrees in the south bay. north bay, 51 degrees. and 63 in the tri-valley. there we will still be hitting the triple digits. 90s in the north and south bay and 85 in the peninsula with some morning clouds and fog. we will talk more about the hot weekend ahead and the gilroy garlic festival. that's coming up. heading over to mike now. we have a crash in sunnyvale. >> this is video from the scene. 237 matilda avenue on-ramp is where the crash ended up having the closure. this should reopen in a few. but the car over on its roof. there were five people in this
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vehicle. one died as a result of the crash. the other four, minor injuries. look at this major crash. it only involved this one vehicle. this is the third morning in a row that we start our broad crash with a deadly crash. down in the south bay. east 237, matilda. on-ramp is closed. freeway is open. be careful out there. we are following breaking news out of san diego this morning. one officer dead. another seriously injured after gunmen opened fire. happened about 11:00 last night in the city southcrest area. police are releasing few detales about what led up to the violence but they say it happened shortly after the officers conducted a stop. we now know one suspect in that shooting is in custody but police are still on the hunt for a second suspect and a manhunt under way president the injured officer was rushed to the hospital and unz gone surgery. also hear that officer is expected to survive. we'll of course be following the
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breaking news all morning and bring you the latest updates as soon as we get them. to a deadly shooting in san jose. "today in the bay's" sharon katsuda is following that story for us. san jose pd is not releasing a lot of information except that one person was killed late last night. the city's 29th homicide. what are you learning out there? >> reporter: that's right, sam. we have many investigators here still on scene. overnight they pulled in the investigative truck to look at what's going on at the scene behind us. police responded to a call late last night around 10:00 on a report of a person shot. they discovered an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. he died at the scene. at this hour investigators are combing through that white mercedes on willow street. police are looking into a motive and have not released information on suspects. there have been no arrests. so a shooter or shooters are still out there. and back here live, you can see that right now the investigator,
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they're using a blue transparent tarp to take a look at something near the white mercedes. we saw this development within the last 15, 20 minutes. still actively combing through the scene and collecting evidence. so the shooter, again, is still out there. again, as you said, this is the 29th homicide in san jose. there was a deadly stab that took place just a couple blocks away on sunday. reporting live in san jose, i'm sharon katsuda, "today in the bay." >> thank you, sharon. at 4:34, to democratic national convention comes to a close with a dropping of hundreds of balloons followed by a big night of celebration. a lot of smiles there. also followed historic moment in american politics. hillary clinton accepting the democratic party's nomination for presidential candidate. it's the first for a major political party. >> and so, my friends, it is with humility, determination, and boundless confidence in america's promise that i accept
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your nomination for president of the united states. >> clinton spoke for an hour, mostly taking on donald trump, policy by policy. she laid out a plan for the future that includes all americaning working together, a stark contrast from some. >> he's taken the republican party a long way from morning in america to midnight in america. he wants us to fear the future and fear each other. >> we'll have much more on the historic night coming up throughout this newscast this morning. all right, as expected, the gop nominee donald trump wasted no time unleashing a barrage of tweets following hillary clinton's speech last night. among them was this tweet that read, quote, no one has worse judgment than hillary clinton. corruption and devastation
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follows her wherever she goes. happening today, the man accused of killing sierra lamar will be in court. trial is supposed to start on monday. today he's scheduled to appear for a pretrial hearing. the judge is expected to hear motions on some of the evidence that may or may not be presented during the trial. 15-year-old sierra lamar disappeared in 2012 while on her way to school in morgan hill. her body has never been found. it's been a week long effort to try to contain but now finally a glimmer of hope. firefighters are making some progress on that massive wildfire that's burning in monterrey county. the soberanes fire is 15% contained. also learning the fire's prompted the closure of six state parks all along the central coast. at least through august 6th. but fire has grown to 29,000 acres in total. 41 homes have been destroyed. that is the latest count. cal fire has identified the bulldozer operator who died
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fighting the fire as robert reagan from fresno county. all right. we shift gears for a second. gilroy garlic festival kicks off today. annual event. festivities are starting a bit later this morning. >> more than 100,000 people expected to attend that three-day events. the champions of charity cookoff takes place. south bay first responders trying to win $3,000 for charity of choice. as usual, plenty of garlicky food, live demonstrations, and a lot of family fun throughout the weekend. >> garlicky, new adjective out there. coming up right now, a peek at the weekend forecast. kari hall is checking that out for you. >> it will be another hot day, another "spare the air" alert with the air most unhealthy in the east bay. we'll talk about the went direction, the hot temperatures, and a look ahead coming up in a few minutes. we're also looking outside toward the san mateo bridge. look at this. a smooth flow of traffic.
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eastbound though does have the construction blocking one lane. so what watch as you look over the high rise. not a surprise. an update for a south bay deadly crash, coming up. and new developments in the case of the washington intern of the center of a murder mystery. why chandra levy.
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what i don't know. >> reporter:. it's a stunning turn of events. the man once convicted of killing chandra levy -- will soon simply put it's a stunning turn of events. the man once convicted of
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killing chandra levy is soon going to be released from prison. this is a crime that captivated the country 15 years ago. prosecutors say they're dropping all charges against ingmar guandique. in 2010 they convicted him of murdering levy but that verdict was later overturned. levy was from modesto work for dc as an intern and romantically linked to then congressman gary condit of modesto. prosecutors had hoped to retry guandique. yesterday's news stunned levy's mother. >> basically emotional day. that's why i've not been answering phone calls or anything from anywhere. i just -- it's kind of like puts you back to the level of grief that you originally had. >> the gary condit's attorney released a statement that said in part, quote, the failure of authorities to bring formal closure to this tragedy after 15 years is very disappointing but in no way alters the fact that mr. condit was long ago
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completely exonerated by authorities. a high honor by the navy for late san francisco supervisor harvey milk. milk not only came away from the navy family, he served as an officer during the 1950s. here's a photo of him during his servi service. this morning the navy is naming a ship or milk. the vessel seen here provides the port for other ships at sea. milk was assassinated after becoming the first openly gay politician in california. giants have lost 10 of last 12 games. last night they beat the giants at at&t park. >> but some help is on the way. here come the re-enforcements. giants had a very savvy move before the trade deadline and i quired eduardo nunez from the twins in exchange for a minor league pitcher. nunez is going to help the banged up infield that's been hit hard by injuries this year. he can also play the outfield. so very versatile there. coming up next, the giants have their answer for quick
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infielder. we our answer for a lightning quick streak in the sky. >> the conspiracy theories can just stop. the definitive answer of what flashed over the night sky this week. a lot of people still buzzing
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about this... we shod ch. oh, my gosh. that's so cool. i've never seen anything like that. it's still going. >> a lot of people still buzzing about this. we showed you the video
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yesterday morning that mysterious streak wednesday night across the sky. we now have an official answer as too what the lights were. a chinese rocket breaking up on re-entry into the earth's atmosphere. that is confirmed by the u.s. military. that puts an end to this so-called debate. >> because sam brock told you so. >> so are the facts. >> wam-bam, thank you, ma'am. >> sam to the rescue. can you cool down our temperatures while you're at it? >> we're coming back to earth, at least the temperatures looked like they were a little bit. >> it's been cooler along the coastline. here's the view from bruno -- san bruno mountain looking over san francisco this morning. and it's now 54 degrees.
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in fairfield up to 108. in concord, 98 degrees. oakland is looking at 77 and santa rosa will see a high of 94 degrees. aechbd tomorrow we'll still have some more of those southwesterly winds turning more westerly which will bring in a little bit of some cooling at least for the evening hours. but it will still be hot during the day. as we go through the day planner in san jose we start out at 65 degrees. up to 90 degrees by 4:00. and then we'll drop it back to
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74 as we get ready for the sun to set. monterrey bay will be a nice place to cool off with some 60s along the coastline this weekend. and santa cruz will stay in the low to mid 70s. looking at the seven-day forecast, san francisco, we will have 60s there this weekend. after seeing a high today of 71 degrees. still some 80s and 90s for the inland areas. all throughout next week. as we head back over to mike, he has an update with what's happening in sunnyvale. >> that's right, kari, where we had the early morning deadly crash and had the on-ramp
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closed. i say had because that crash has cleared. the on-ramp was the only thing effected. we do have the traffic flowing on 237 eastbound which was moving smoothly. no more distraction by the flashing lights. again, this is the third morning where we've had a deadly crash this time of day and be careful out there, folks. just a word of i don't want to have to report those. that's the worst part of my job. let's go to foster city and the san mateo bridge. westbound it's a commute direction. eastbound the flashing lights blocking off your slow lane. typical construction overnight heading off the high rise. the bay bridge, no problem as far as lanes blocked. even see the clouds clear the span but they are there in the distance and low visibility on the north side of the golden gate bridge. no backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. guys, back to you. new criminal charges are expected to be announced later today stemming from the water crisis in flint, michigan. back in april michigan's
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attorney general filed charges against three state and city workers he said played key roles in the crisis. he also promised more criminal charges would come. those charges will be outlined during a news conference scheduled for later this morning. the water crisis in flint started two years ago when corrosive water ate through the city's pipelines causing lead to seep into the drinking water. mexican drug lord convicted of killing an american drug agent is being released from prison. ernesto kidnapped, tortured and killed the agent in 1985. now 86 years old he has nine years remaining on his 40-year sentence. he will serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest. the drug lord was a founder of the la hara cartel. pope francis met with several survivors of the auschwitz survivors in poland. one by one he shook hands and bent over to kiss each elderly
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survivor on both cheeks. pope francis also took time to speak with the survivors and carried a large white candle and placed it at the death wall where prisoners were executed. pope francis the third pontiff to visit the place where nazis killed more than a million people, most jews. in bus news this morning, iphone users will have another software update to do you kndow for that and the rest of the news before your bell we team up with landon dowdy live at cnbc's world headquarters. good morning. >> sam and laura, good friday morning. wall street could struggle to stay in the green today. futures are lower this morning and stocks ending mixed on thursday with a dow falling for a fourth straight day. look for data this morning on unemployment costs, consumer sentiment, and the first report on second quarter gdp which should show the economy rebounded this spring but 15 points to 18456. nasdaq rose 15 to 5154.
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apple is reportedly working on a redesign of apple store app for ios devices. it will provide personal recommendations for customers based on their purchase history. similar to amazon. currently the mobile app let's users access the order history but does not use that data to offer suggestions and apple is expected to launch the updated version of the app in the next few weeks. and nbc strikes a deal to post daily olympic highlights on facebook and instagram including exclusive daily recap and use the social media sites to supplement live broadcast and use facebook live to create videos with the athletes but nbc won't be live streaming any olympic event or coverage on facebook or any other web partner as that's what advertisers say the big buck's for. >> we get to see all the clips though. >> thank you very much. we'll stick with jessica aguirre for live coverage of that. >> every morning. not water float but lava flow.
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volcanic eruption. pokemon go player leaves behind his backpack sparking an evacuation in san raf feel. you can read about it on our facebook page. one week until the olympic games, we're tracking everything rio. one in nine u.s. olympians has ties to the bay area. one out of every nine. go to nbcbayarea.com for a full list of local athletes.
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take a look at this. a pretty spectacular site on the big island of hawaii. the hat lava attracting a lot of spectators. lava is six miles and made its way to the pacific ocean. it is not considered to be
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threatening nearby communities but authorities are warning tourists to keep a safe distance. lava hitting the sea can be explosive. the volcano has been active since 1963 but the first time in three years lava has reached the ocean. pretty amazing. another thing amazing to watch, only seven days away until the opening ceremony of the olympic games and the zika virus remains a concern in rio. >> a san francisco start-up is trying to help this situation. the company kinsa created a smart thermometer that hooks up to your smartphone and stores and remembers your symptoms as they change and can instantly tell doctors and teammates your fever history and if you may be coming down with something. kinsa is offering it for free to any athlete or family that's headed to rio. last night a dress rehearsal of sorts lit up the sky above the famous americana stadium next friday night. >> details of that ceremony are
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under wraps. volunteers say preparations are coming along well. as well as security of 80,000 members of armed forces, military, civil and federal police in rio are there for the summer games. much to celebrate there but first, there's a day for everything, many people say. for those with some pluck and more importantly a love of chicken wings, today is your day to celebrate. >> it's national chicken wing day. check your calendars. some like them hot and spicy. others like them sweet or maybe plain dipped in blue cheese dressing. some restaurants like buffalo wild wings and hooters are offering freebies and dealins t celebrate. >> i would recognize those 3w wings anywhere. >> kari has has a look at the weekend forecast. >> it is going to be a hot one. a little spicy out there, too. up to 108 degrees in fairfield today. we'll take a look ahead to the weekend coming up in just a few minutes. and look over here.
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this is westbound 580. god amount of traffic there. not unusual. we're talking about the commute. how that's shaping up and a note for the south bay. plus, breaking news. one police officer is dead. another injured in southern california. right now an intense manhunt is under way for more suspects.
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breaking news this morning. two officers shot in southern
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california. right now an intense manhunt is under way for the suspect. >> tonight we've reached a milestone. the first time that a major party has nominated a woman for president. >> hillary clinton officially accepting the democratic party's nomination for president and sending a strong message about what she can do for america and what she says donald trump cannot. plus, thousands of people getting ready for some garlic mania. the gilroy garlic festival is kicking off this morning. "today in the bay" starts now. bring your own breath mints. good morning to you. sthanks for joining us. >> bring some to share. >> you probably would want to. i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> heat and garlic is a powerful combination. find out exactly how they're going to mix with your forecast. >> it is still going to be a hot weekend. as we've seen, the 90s even triple digits for the inland valleys. all week lo

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