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it comes from a fire boat. it was about a quarter mile away from pier 14. before the prosecution played the video for the jury today, we were able to obtain still images from the video right before the shooting. for the first time the public defender's office provided nbc bay area with these exclollusiv still foes. video taking from boat. this is first time you're seeing it on television. the jury did view portions in court. the images are grainy. the defense argues all those people hovering around the chairs may have put something there just 30 minutes before he arrived at 6:07. a spokesperson confirms they shared the fire boat video for
her defense. >> a case where we're charging someone with murder and those pieces are vital to prover the people's case. the video that we're talking about was kind of grainy. you didn't see faces but you saw figures and you definitely understood the meaning of what was happening. you saw a figure wearing some sort of white clothing stumble forward on the pier and a slash in the water as the weapon went into the bay. sam brock, nbc bay area news. >> thank you. sam has been following the trial since it started. he's been sitting in the courtroom every day live tweeting developments. you can follow along by following us on our twitter handle at nbc bay area. justice for justice. a new push tonight to find the men who beat a defenseless dog named justice. a neighbor saw this happened but the suspects got away. tonight investigators and animal lovers hope a reward will help
find the men. jodi hernandez joins us in fairfield where the witnesses spoke publicly for the first time. >> reporter: that's right. the folks who witnessed the beating and the aftermath are still very rattled by what they saw. tonight there's a new sense of hope that those responsible will be caught. >> it's one of those things you can never unsee. t going to be there. you can see this dog. this guy was coming off of his feet. strangling him. he was on his hiends quarters with his paws up like this. the guy was cracking him in the
skull. >> reporter: when the man saw him they took off in their suv. >> there's blood everywhere. it's swollen and kind of distorted. >> reporter: turner's neighbor came out to try to help. she droe the dog to the animal shelter but he didn't survive. >> the dog was friendly. we were driving it to the shelter, it tried to smile like as we were going there. >> reporter: knew the animal legal defense fund has stepped forward with a $5,000 reward in the case. anim animal lovers hopes the dog nicknamed justice gets just that. >> they can't defend themselves. you wonder what else they are capable of. >> reporter: the three men involved are described as being in their 20s. they are african-american and driving either a champagne or a gold colored chevy gmc suv.
fairfield police say if you have any information they urge you to come forward. nbc bay area news. >> jodi posted her exclusive interviews on twitter. you can follow her as the search continues for the suspects. now to our continuing coverage of the north bay wildfires. five major fires are over 90% contained. even more good news, keiser rehigh pressure open today. they had been closed since october 9th. this is video after the fire. you can see there are flames on the background. this saturday be a special day in santa rosa. the sonoma county day of remembrance. starts at 11:00. lasts until 12:30. the event provides the community a time to reflect as well as celebrate the heroes that emerge
and support those who still need it the most. the money has been flowing in. donors from across america has given $7 million to the red cross to help the fire victims. hutch how much of that money will go to the victims. what was the response from the ceo. >> reporter: he was frank. we were at the valley fire as the donations piled up and community members launched angry, social media campaigns criticizing the effort of the red cross. tonight we'll tell you what they have changed and how your donations will be spent to help people in this disaster. >> when the fires broke out, nobody knew how big they were going to be. >> reporter: we toured the pop up warehouse space. supplies and logistics flow from here for 900 volunteers working
each day across the north bay. >> it felt like a strong arm. >> reporter: the patterson brothers say they provided round the chloric laundry services. an example of miscommunications between the $2.5 billion nonprofit and local relief efforts. >> i'd rather they come in here and ask what's needed than telling the us what's needed. >> reporter: it was not prepared to shelter people for two weeks and didn't have a way to accept help from hundreds of volunteers. >> every time there's a disaster there seems to be organizes that step up and vocal about
criticizing red cross. >> i can't speak to why they want to criticize but i know the reason they want to help. it's a stressful environment. i'm sure there's time where the wrong thing is said or the wrong decision. we try to move quickly to adjust that. the red cross is transitioning to find help. >> reporter: the 7 million will pay for 125 debit cards. it pays for tune ral costs. donated funds go toward fuel, food and supplies. >> the community moves into the rebuilding phase. >> we are sensitive to donor intent. the remaining funds are used for
long term recovery. >> give us a sense of what that covers. >> to help with rental assistance, moving into a new home. could be mental help support or additional health needs and other disasters. >> reporter: as a result of the valley fire, the red cross established a system to quickly train an influx of volunteers. 12,000 people have signed up since the north bay fires ignites and many are already helping. another key change, the red cross has partnered with good will to take in donations instead of refusing them. if you want your money to help the north bay fire, you have to specify that or it will go to the statewide fire relief fupds. we'll continue to follow the money. >> very good information. this nigmight be the hottes ticket in town. some big name musicians are hosting a benefit concert.
metallica is leading the charge. a fund-raiser at at&t park on november 9th. oakland rapper g easy and dave matthews will we are form. tickets go on sale tomorrow morning. three people under arrest at san jose police looking for two more accused in a string of violent crimes of high end brothels. they hit san jose, south san francisco all within 48 hours. nbc bay area joins us live. >> reporter: the worst of those crimes happen right here in san jose. three men have been caught. police need your help catching two more. take a good look at this youtube video provided by san jose police. these men are wanted for a string of crimes across the bay area including an armed robbery and murder at this high end apartment complex. san jose police say on september
28th, the suspects broke into an apartment, tied up two people, shot a man execution style then left without taking anything. >> i'm concerned. >> reporter: the los angeles county sheriff department arrested these three men in the case. police are still looking for two others. police say between them the five suspects are responsible for a spring of similar crimes across the bay area. >> our homicide detectives learned that the individuals involved in the homicide here in san jose were also involved in three other innocents hecidentsy area. >> reporter: police say the suspects targeted those locations because they are working brothels. >> they know there's a lot of cash on hand. >> reporter: people who live at this apartment complex in san jose can't believe it. >> this is a relatively safe place. i think they do all they can to prevent it and crimes will
happen. it's going to happen anywhere. >> reporter: police believe there might be more victims out there. anyone with information is urged to contact police. laura malpert, nbc bay area news. a bold robbery this walnut creek. the man you see in that video asked to see a jewel in kings jeweler a few weeks ago. after the employee handed it to him, there. he takes off running. police say he hopped into a green saturn driven by a woman. if you recognize the call, wall the walnut pd. our red hot housing market is starting to cool down but only in certain parts of the bay area. home sales dropped 4% in september compared to a year ago. the california association of realtors says the exception was marin county that saw sales jump almost 25%. sales were flat in san franciscfrancisc francisco, the south bay and peninsula. home sales in the east bay were
down. layoffs continue for tesla. they have released hundreds of workers. tesla started letting workers go earlier this month. some employees said tesla is releasing more workers than they are announcing. they said the dismissals are based on annual performance reviews. you could be paying a steep price to see yosemeti and other national parks. still warm 80 right now. we'll talk about dramatic weekend cooling and hang with us. 6:48 tonight. we'll tell you about some rainfall, when it could get here across the bay area. he's brought us to the brink of nuclear war.
obstructed justice at the fbi. and in direct violation of the constitution, he's taken money from foreign governments and threatened to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer and, like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet, today, people in congress and his own administration know this president is a clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
them say an extra $40 to pitch a tent in a place like yosemite or yellowstone would be worth it. some say if the cost does go up, they might stay home. if you want to visit a national park like yosemite and last year a record 331 million people did, you may soon have to pay more to get in. >> i'd have to think about it. >> reporter: the national parks are floating plan to more than double the weekly visitation fee during the five most popular months from 30 to $70 a car. >> that's kind of a jump. >> i wouldn't like it. i love yosemite. i hate how crowded it gets. it's not going stop me from going there. >> reporter: the park service says it needs to extra money to maintain and improve the parks.
most campers we found say they are okay with that. >> i probably would still go because i'd want to support the park. >> i don't think it will keep us from going. just add it to the budget. >> i don't think it would stop me from going and kamcamping because the money is going back to the park. >> reporter: there are still ways to save money while you camp. >> i would look into the annual pass to see if that's going up. that might be a little bit more cost effective. >> reporter: the national park says that annual pass which would let you into any park will remain at $80 no matter what happens. >> thank you. new rules for passengers flying into the united states and that includes sfo. the trump administration is ordered enhanced security screenings for airports. we have been talking about this few a few months and now it's beginning. the new rules especially target
large electronics. passengers may be subjected to interviews by airline employees and that includes u.s. citizens. passengers there had some mixed feelings. >> really slow. this poor guy is having to go through this routine literally one by one with everybody. >> i'm thankful these steps are being taken. >> allow extra time if you're flying internationally. the new rules go into effect nationwide, including the bay area tomorrow. boeing is retiring the iconic 747. united airlines hosting a retirement party for its queen of the skies. this was at o'hare airport in chicago this morning. the 747 is considered the industry's most famous plane but united says its technology is simply outdated and burns too much fuel. the last united 747 flight will
go from sfo to hawaii on november 7th. he's not fan. president trump does not support governor brown's twin tunnel water project. that's a big obstacle. with the price tag of $16 billion, federal help is essential. california's aging levee system growing less reliable, the governor wants to build 30 miles of underground tunnels to deliver sacramento river water more efficiently and sustain bli. the secretary described the tunnel plan as a legacy of the administration and says the agency supports improving california's water suppis usupp not the twin tunnels. so far no response from governor brown. weather improving as we head
into next week's forecast. a beautiful sunset across the south bay. it still was a warm day. 90 degrees here in downtown. we're down to 82. 60s returning by 10:00 p.m. tonight. the 90 in san jose was good for a record. that's the only spot that set a record here across the bay. you can see the old was 89 set back in 2003. we got up to warm 89 in livermore. santa rosa at 93. i know it didn't seem like it to a lot you have but temperatures did cool down a couple of degrees. main reason why we have all this fog that's trying to build at the immediate coastline but look, it's going to be a slow process even though temperatures are starting to go down today. it's not going to mean dramatic cooling for tomorrow. overall it's good to see a bit of cooling here. anywhere from three degrees cooler in napa to 10 degrees cooler in santa cruz. see what i mean on the forecast.
tst it's still warm and above average. 90 in livermore. 87 antioch. 91, concord. san francisco still can't shake the 80s just yet. let's take you into the extended forecast. you can see the marked cooling. you just got to wait for it. we'll see these temperatures drop on down. 89 for the average tomorrow. then by saturday 85. sunday, 76. that's closer to where we should be this time of the year. as we head throughout halloween, mostly clear sky and we're down to 72. keep in mind the overnight low. temperatures dropping down to 48. a lot of trick or treaters you'll have to prepare for temperatures in the 50s. as we head throughout next wednesday we are expecting 71 degrees. it's dry the next seven days. more and more on the long range
forecast models we're seeing science of some changes. not again for this weekend with rainfall but for the following weekend as we head into the first week of november. we could actually get some of this storm activity to move in. coming up at 6:48 tonight we'll have details on when some rain drops could return to the bay area. 6:48 tonight. >> see you then. thank you. still ahead, a sexual assault investigation on the stanford campus. police say there's connection between the suspect and the victim. also, new clues in a shasta county kidnapping cape that drew national attention. the dna evidence that could contradict the story of that mom who disappeared.
-- walgreens is taking on the opioid epidemic. the company will stock all of its stores with a nasal spray that walgreens taking on the opioid em deputiespidemic. president trump is expected to clear opioid addiction a national emergency. a san francisco house gutted by fire is on the market for 800,000 there are. 600 square feet but a large room. we tweeted photos. machine campus-wide alert about an
the alert includes a warning about alcohol and drugs without stating whether the victim in sunday's case was impaired. stanford is restatingzero tolerance for sexual misconduct. nearly a year after a kidnapping, investigators are releasing new evidence in her case and some of it appears to contradict her story. she disappeared while jogging a je year ago. 22 days later on thanksgiving morning a trucker found her battered and abandoned. today investigators released sketches of the two women she claims abducted and abused her. the sacramento bee reports that male dna as well as female dna was found on her clothing. also new, the release of her husband's 911 call. >> she started running again and
i found her phone and it's got like hair ripped out of it like in the headphones. i'm like totally freaking out thinking somebody grabbed her. >> what's your address? >> investigators say he did pass a polygraph test. days before she disappeared she exchanged text messages with a michigan man who she planned to meet when he came over on business. detectives say they cleared him. she said she had not been sexually assaulted but her kidnappers branded her. the scar is on her shoulder. they did not reveal what the mark is exactly. just ahead, back to school in sonoma county. the emotional return for students and staff as they share their stories of survival and heartbreak. also, an impromptu q and a. president trump answering questions today.
and rekearning what it is like to live in what helft of thier schools and community. kids in santa rosa are gein getting back into the classroom and learning what it's like to live. kids in santa rosa are getting ready to go back to school. teachers and administrators are back in the classroom trying to get things ready. >> it's a tough process. what happens to the student who is lost their home? what's the plan for them.
>> reporter: the plan is that they are going to absolutely reach out to each student and make sure that they are cared for and try to make sure they are hooked up with the proper sfrss and the support they need. there is a sign here welcoming students back. they are expected here on friday. today, administrators and some teachers came out. they shared stories of what they went through in the fire knowing some students may be in the same position. >> i am happy to go back to school. >> reporter: her family evacu e evacuated but their home did not burn in the fires. >> it shocks me about the fire. >> it was really close to our house too.
>> reporter: schools plan to reopen friday and monday. >> the soot, smoke, ash went everywhere. >> reporter: the superintendent says one school burned and a school farm site was severely damaged. 24 schools needed to be cleaned and they learned 77 staff lost homes. 900 students home were in the burned area but they don't know how many lost homes. >> no one has really indicated we're not going to come back in terms of staff. in terms of students we need to see their faces on friday morning and monday morning to determine are you okay and number two, what are your needs. >> reporter: history teachers zoe miller lost her home and is now renting. today she returned to school. >> i walked into my classroom today and i cried. i am really looking forward to going back. i want to see my students, my kids. >> reporter: backpacks and supplies ready for those who need them. >> i feel like everything will be pretty much okay.
>> reporter: some of them coming back monday. we're told counselors will be here and try to hook students up with social services that they might need. >> thank you. crews are started the long and detailed process of cleaning up the toxins in the burn area and this means homeowners have to submit the proper paper work. it's a big process. some people who lost their homes showed up at the county department of family services. they submitted the right of entry form that allows the u.s. army corps of engineers to start removing debris. the most common question today, who's going to pay for the cleanup? >> our understanding is residents will only be billed that portion of their insurance for debris removal. that's the portion that they would be billed for. >> people don't have insurance. they won't have to pay for
anything. the state and federal agencies in charge will cover the costs for those without insurance. so far the county has received between 300 and 400 applications. for continuing coverage of how you can help the victims, just head to our website, nbcbayarea.com. we have devoted an entire page to the recovery effort. just click under the local tab. president trump was not scheduled to speak to reporters today but while walking from the white house he stopped and he talked for nearly 15 minutes. r >> reporter: before heading to dallas, president trump making a stop with reporters taking questions on a wide range of topics. >> it was almost a love fest. maybe it was a love fest. standing ovations. there's great unity. >> reporter: the president denying his party is coming part at the seams.
a day after being sharply rebuked on the senate floor by senator jeff flake. >> his poll numbers are terrible. he's done terribly for the great people of arizona. >> reporter: addressing the controversy over his phone call to the winddow of sergeant la david johnson. >> i was really nice to her. i respect her. i respect her family. i certainly respect la david who i called la david right from the beginning. >> reporter: he revealed he did not directly authorize the mission in niger that ended johnson's life and on new reports the clinton campaign and the democratic party helped pay for a now infamous russian dossier containing salacious allegations about candidate trump. >> reporter: his republican colleagues charlargely silent. >> the president has his own way
of communicating and it works. >> i went to an ivy league college. i was a nice student. i did well. i'm a very intelligent person. >> reporter: and saying the press makes him look for uncivil than he really is. nbc news, washington. the fate of confessed deserter beau bergdahl remains up in the air. the sentence isn't known because the military judge hasn't decided whether it matters what president trump said about bergdahl. he spent five years as taliban prisoner faces up the life behind bars after pleading guilty to charges including dese desertion. as a candidate mr. trump said 30 years ago bergdahl would have been shot. his sentencing hearing resumes tomorrow morning. a police chase in the south bay ended with officers finding 80,000 bucks woorts of stolen checks and mail. officers say justin seen here
try ed to get away from a traffic stop by driving through people's front yards in saratoga. he lost control and that's when police say they found stolen mail, credit cards and even a halloween mask. the scare at an east bay elementary school. how an alert student prevented what could have been a terrible situation. why people in three different government offices had to race outside this afternoon without warning. plap
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creek elementary in san ramon brought a gun to campus yesterday. the student pulled his gun out of his backpack and showed it to his third grade classmate. the police were kwquickly calle in. it's unknown how the student got the gun or if it was loaded. >> it's scary. really scary. >> you seem kind of shaken up. >> yeah because the reality of it is hitting me. i don't even know if i should bring my student to school. >> a lot of parents feel that way. we have obtained a letter that the twin creek elementary sent to the parent. it says take time to remind your student that weapons of any time are prohibited on campus. help us share the message that if you see something or know something, say something. another gun on campus at a santa cruz middle school. a disassemble gun with no ammunition was found today at
branciforte middle school which is also known as b 40. school was placed on lockdown for part of the day. no word on who the gun belongs to. jeff is back with us. we're talking about the weekend and maybe after halloween some rain. >> we are. that's what we're going to talk about in about five minutes. the potential of rainfall and exactly when it rooarrives. involved in a accident with a ride share driverer. whose insurance pays? it's complicated. nbc bay area responds, next.
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hit you. the answer is maybe. >> reporter: biking, the streets of oakland can be risky. >> people are not paying attention. going too fast. >> reporter: for 30 years. >> they are being daring and getting too close. he's never had an accident until this past june. joe says he was stopped at a red light when the car this front of him started backing up. >> i saw her coming at the last instant and dove to the right as she plowed into my bicycle and pinned it under the back end of her car. >> reporter: she explained she was a lyft driver and has a customer waiting. >> she said i got to go. i have another fare. >> reporter: joe was okay but the bike wasn't.
before the driverer left he snapped pictures of her driver's license, insurance card and plates. he was shocked when the insurance company told him the policy had expired. >> very aggravated. it wasn't good enough for me. they weren't answering my questions. >> reporter: joe reached out to us to see if we can help. we checked out guidelines and found there are differing levels of protection that depend on what a driver is doing. lyft insurance is back up to the
driv driver's personal insurance. lyft insurance insures primary coverage and that was the case with joe. we reached out to lyft about his accident. we got call from a claims adjuster right away. days later, a check for $1600. the cost to fix his bike. lyft said it was in the process of hapndling the claim before w got involved. >> i'm not injured. i'm healthy. >> lyft says drivers must be personally insured to drive with the company. the drive who are hit joe did have insurance even though the information she gave him showed she didn't. we checked uber's insurance policies and they are similar to lyft. coverage varies based on whether the driver is on a trip. back to you. >> very good information. is it going to start acting like october soon s?
>> yes. eventually in the 7 to 10-day forecast. we're using rain loosely. i know anyone out there is interested when we may get a few rain drops. right now nothing close to that. a beautiful look across the city. it's still mostly clear in san francisco and a mild night after high of 86. we're down in 76 and then you can see some 60s coming back by 10:00 p.m. tonight. i'm with all of you who are sick and tired. this most recent stretch is kind of too much. you want it to be over and you want wet weather. the most recent change we had today did bring us some cooling. not a lot of us felt a whole lot of it. it's the fog at the immediate coastline. we can show you that on our 24 hour temperature change. it's going to take a while for
this cooling at the coastline to make it inland. trust me when i say by this weekend we'll have dramatic changes. let's bring you into our thursday forecast. no problem as we head throughout tomorrow morning. mostly clear start. a bit clearer for the tri-valley. over towards the south bay we'll begin at 60. for the north bay we'll begin with a chilly 54. san francisco a bit of cloud cover and 56. it's still warm, above average. overall temperatures try to slide down maybe a degree or two. you're looking at 89 in downtown san jose. look at this. gill r gilroy still at 92. 91 in concord and oakland beginning to drop off at 82 with a slice ocean breeze. the kwou ghot the day off maybe you're going to half-moon bay. wouldn't be a bad day to do that. san francisco, no need for any kind of jacket. we're still holding onto 83.
up across the north bay, 88 in santa rosa and 89 expected in novato. i want to lay out the next three changes in the weather forecast. eventually this will lead us to that possibility of rainfall. the weather has been all over the laplace lately. the first change happens tomorrow as the area of high pressure has been bringing the record heat has been moving off to the south. then once we hit next saturday, november 4th, we could see a storm move in and if everything stays on track both the european and the united states long range models are showing we could see a half inch to one inch of rainfall. look out next sad november 4th. still here in san francisco you can see by this weekend 60s come
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differently as far as their psyche. how does it affect you? >> at the end of the day you have to move on and get past it. we have a big game ahead of us. we're all looking forward to that and hopefully we get our first win. >> reporter: a short memory. tight end george played with them. he knows the bounce back ability better than most. >> he does i fast. you have 24 hours to sulk or feel bad about a loss. happy for a win and move on to the next game. that's one thing we have taken the hardest is him being able to move on. he's a confident player too. the next game will come back. it's a great player. >> reporter: the niners will need them to be great when he makes the second career start against the 6-1 eagles team that ranks six in the nfl.
>> it's like every down that the cowboys. moving forward i'm sure we'll be tested again. we'll be better prepared. >> the 49ers currently 13-point underdog. >> in about 30 minutes from now the warriors host the raptors. a live look. thompson donated the tickets to the game to the victims of the fire. over the next three games he'll donate $1,000 for each point he scores to the relief run. that could be a lot of money. we have reaction for the fire victims. that's tonight at 11:00. isn't that nice. >> he averages 21 points a game. that would be 63,000 bucks. the world series is down in los angeles but the impact is
being felt partially here at home. this afternoon very nice before game 2 be boys and girls club helping to pack supply kits for north bay fire victims. the kits include breathing masks, goggles and dodger themed towels. it's the thought that count. former dodger players say we're also on hand to help. very nice gesture by the dodgers. >> let's turn things over to jeff. let's talk about heat and rain. >> you got it. you can see on the forecast, 89 tomorrow. we're starting to see things drop off slowly. we'll have a mix of 70s at the coast. by sunday we're down to 76. you can see for halloween, 72 degrees. eventually we'll get to cooler temps. by not this saturday but the following saturday we're looking at a half inch to one inch rain. we'll see about that. >> we need the rain. thanks for joining us here at 6:00. have great evening. >> see you at 11:00. bye bye.
now on "extra." harry connick and his wife in the fight of their lives. >> i was diagnosed with breast cancer. >> harry's model wife jill goodacre opening up about her secret five-year battle. how a mammogram missed it and how harry's coping after losing his mom to ovarian cancer. >> all i wanted to do was grow old with you. >> john stamos, first interview about getting engaged. >> she is perfect. >> why he decided she's the one. plus lsh do how mandy moore found her fiance an social media. >> that's sort of how we met >> two new accusers come today on harvey weinstein.