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♪ ♪ ♪ the next american chinese original is here. new sichuan hot chicken. for a heart breaking limited time only at panda express. right now at 11:00, six days after the violence in gilroy, another mass shooting. this time in el paso, texas. the news at 11:00 starts right now. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm anoushah rasta. >> and i'm janelle wang. the young gunman is in custody. at this point police believe he acted alone. as for why he did it, investigators are looking at a document they believe he posted online just 30 minutes before
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the shooting massacre. we want to warn you, some of the video you are about to see you may find disturbing. >> run, run. hurry up. hurry up. >> shoppers inside this el paso mall run for safety after a gunman opens fire at the neighboring walmart store packed with back to school shoppers. those who couldn't escape took cover. >> doom, doom, doom, and it was shots. yes, people were running inside saying there was a shooter. we took off towards the back of the store where the stockroom was. we were pushing people out of the way telling them to go. >> police say the gunman walked into the walmart what a high-powered rifle at 10:30 in the morning. police arrived just 6 minutes later but many already shot. >> 20 innocent people from el paso have lost their lives, and more than two dozen more are injured. >> a short time later, the
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21-year-old man surrendered to police. law enforcement sources tell nbc news he's patrick crusius from 600 miles away. investigators posted a document online which they believe crusius wrote. it is characterized as anti-immigration, antigovernment and anticorporation. the shooter criticized republicans and democrats and said he had these feelings prior to the trump administration. president trump tweeting, today's shooting in el paso, texas, was not only tragic iks about an act of cowardice. i want everyone in this country to condemn today apartments hateful act. there is no excuse to justify killing innocent people. beto o'rourke is a native of el paso and represented the city in congress for six years. >> it's a lot of injury, a lot of suffering in el paso right now. i'm incredibly saddened and it is very hard to think about this.
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>> california senator kamala harris is condemning today's shooting. the presidential candidate says new reasonable gun laws are needed in the united states now. >> our kids are terrorized and it is within our control to act, and act in a way that recognizes we don't have to tolerate this. and we can do something about it. other nations have. >> also an impassioned tweet from governor newsome, it reads, again. on sunday it was gilroy, today it's el paso. our malls, our festivals, our concerts, our churches, our synagogues, our movie theaters, our classrooms, our homes. this is an epidemic. this is a crisis. treat it like one. we need the senate to act now. we're going to take you outside, a live look in san francisco where police are on
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heightened alert. a tweet said i wants the public to know there are no known threats to san francisco at this time. but officers are beefing up their presence at high traffic places throughout the city. and if anyone sees something suspicious, please report it. >> we've been following this tragedy in el paso all day. we're going to continue to bring you more information throughout this night and this weekend. on our twitter account we've posted a break down of other mass shootings over the past few years. our twitter handle, at nbc bay area. the tragedy in texas comes less than a week after the mass shooting at the gilroy garlic festival. that south bay community just beginning to heal. nbc bay area's roz plater joins us from gilroy with reaction. roz. >> reporter: indeed, the crime scene tape and the police car behind me are reminders that this shooting here i gilroy is still under investigation. tonight we talked to some people who lost relatives during that shooting who are now hit with the news of yet another mass shooting.
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>> lift your candles and close your eyes and think of kayla. >> reporter: family and friends honored keyla salazar in san jose l, the 13-year-old girl gunned down in the garlic festival shooting. >> people died today in el paso, texas. >> reporter: mourners took the time to remember the latest mass shooting victims in el paso, even as their hearts are already heavy and they haven't even had time to heal. >> it's almost like hitting us all over again without finishing the process. >> reporter: the news hit hard in gilroy, too, as folks are trying to regain some sense of normalcy. >> it's very shocking especially because it was so soon. my heart is out for the people. >> my heart hurts for them because, like, nobody should have to go through this. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: at the vigil, many spoke about the need to do something, including keyla's aunt. >> how many mass shootings have
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to happen for, you know, congress to really act and think that there's a problem or something that needs to be fixed? >> reporter: but for now she has this message for the el paso victims and their families. >> we're feeling your pain. we share the same anger and frustration and, you know, i feel -- i really feel us victims need to come together and heal each other because this pain is something, you know, undescribable. >> reporter: now, tomorrow would have been keyla's 14th birthday. there is a celebration planned for her tomorrow afternoon, a wake for monday, her funeral is set for tuesday morning. live in gilroy, i'm roz plater, nbc bay area news. >> our hearts are with her family. thank you, roz. more officers, more surveillance, fremont added extra security for this weekend's free festival. the festival of the arts draws in 4,000 people. they are bringing in officers, steel barricades, surveillance
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tower and more. >> you don't have to worry about your back because there's so many looking out for you. they even have a tower, a tower looking out. so i'm sure on a moment's notice they can take care of any emergency. >> event organizers will be collecting donations for the victims of the gilroy shooting which include the honey ladies. husband/wife team was shot and jufrmtd they were supposed to be working the fremont festival this weekend. in watsonville today, a ceremony to remember the victims of the garlic festival. happened at the watsonville strawberry festival, which is very similar, but it's smaller than the garlic festival. they hapaused to honor the thre people killed and those affected by the tragedy. the father of the teenager that killed the italian police officer has returned home. the they pent the last few days in rome. they briefly saw 19-year-old
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finnegan elder. sergio quintana was at a live news conference. he's live in san francisco for us. sergio. >> reporter: attorney craig peters says they were only able to meet with finnegan elder for one hour on each of the two days that they were there. though they have returned to the bay area, he says the legal battle on behalf of the 19-year-old continues. fresh off their flight from rome, ethan elder and attorney craig peters walked past the assembled news media outside the family's richmond district home. they returned a few minutes later and he read from a prepared statement. >> we saw our son finnegan. he was okay. tired, remorseful and scared. he has our full support and we stand by his side. >> reporter: according to italian prosecutors, 19-year-old finnegan elder stabbed under cover italian police officer mario rega 11 times with a knife, killing him. investigators say rega was responding to a cocaine deal
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gone wrong between finnegan, his friend natale hjorth, and the dealer. the attorney says elders offer their condolence to the rega's family. >> we continue to hold his family in our thoughts and pray for them during this difficult time. >> reporter: ethan elder and craig peters flew to rome earlier this week. they met with begin began in jail and his italian defense attorneys. during their nearly three-minute long statement, attorney peters said the bay area teens are being unfairly charged and the public is not being told the full story about what happened in rome. >> we look forward to the truth coming out and to our son coming home. >> reporter: but the family and their attorney did not answer any questions, nor did they offer any alternative information. the attorney does say they are expecting new information to be released by the investigators sometime next week. reporting live in san francisco, i'm sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. >> thanks for the up date,
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sergio. firefighters have the upper hand on multiple brush fires that sent into panic overnight. fires between clayton and brentwood, hundreds of firefighters will be object scene working on full containment and monitoring hot spots. the people are breathing a sigh of relief tonight. some ran from their homes early this morning as flames closed in. >> my husband is yelling, fire, fire. people are waking up saying, oh, my god, thank you for waking us up. then it was like gridlock parking lot here. >> we saw it in the distance growing, and it was starting to get bigger and bigger. oh, no. >> nearly 700 acres have burned. no homes, though, were damaged. one firefighter was taken to the hospital for heat-related injuries. well, there was a lot of heat today. the weather slowly cooling down tonight, but firefighters will have to contend with another hot day tomorrow. meteorologist rob mayeda has the weather. >> as the temperatures cool off, 70 degrees in concord now.
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staying low tonight, relatively mild into the low 60s there. some of the hills, though, may still see temperatures in the upper 60s to closer to 70 degrees. now, the wind direction is still pushing the smoke and any air quality issues it looks like away from the bay area. in fact, it's areas in the san joaquin valley seeing a smoke advisory due to the smoke from the marsh complex moving off to the south and east. right now look at the humidity numbers. low clouds and misty skies moving back into san francisco, hint at what is accuweather app on our way tomorrow morning. the return of low clouds and mist, one more hot afternoon before cooler changes arrive. a closer look at that coming up in 8 minutes. >> thank you, rob. we're looking forward to it. a fire threatened homes in san jose earlier today. we got some video of it. you can take a look at that smoke right there. it was from one of our live cameras. fire started around 2:30 near the golf course. flames came close to a few mobile homes in the area and they did damage a fence. a hit and run involving a union city police officer
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happened late last night in the area of g and 5th street. a toyota prius was speeding down the road when it crashed into a police car door. police detained one of the passengers, but the driver and the other passengers took off running. the officer was rushed to the hospital after suffering head and neck injuries. luckily that officer is doing just fine, was released from the hospital this morning. >> still to come, not one, but two pilots grounded before they could even fly. the flight headed to the u.s. and the reason the pilots had their wings clipped. >> plus, apple getting rid of grading. the moving made by the company because of privacy concerns. >> and if you head to yosemite, expect to see more frog like this. we don't have the video, but you can thank the san francisco zoo. we're going to show it to you after the break. i promise. my experience with usaa
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was arrested amount r. >> near san diego parts of a popular beach remain off limits tonight after a deadly clips collapsed. three people were killed in encinitas. people are warned not to set up under bluffs in general. >> this is a natural environment and the beach is always dynamic. it is changing every minute of every day. when we have a tragedy like this, it reminds people you need to stay away from the bluffs. >> the victims have been identified as three women, all from the same family. >> getting rid of grading, apple says it's doing away with a controversial practice. grading is when a snippet of audio is taken from your device and then sent to internal personnel. nearly a week ago it was discovered that apple had access to personal siri recordings. apple still says only a fraction of siri voice recordings were heard by workers and s are it
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was for quality control, they say. they will roll out a software update that will allow users to choose whether they participate in the grading process or not. >> people were out and about today. ferry service between san francisco and richmond is now available on the weekends. >> last call richmond. >> this is video of a ferry departing san francisco. the trial service kicked off today will last through the first weekend of november and includes five trips both ways on saturdays and sundays. now until ferry service in san francisco was only available on weekdays. a rare frog species is making a big comeback. if you listen closely, you can hear him. you can hear him all right. that's 9 distinct call of california's iconic red legged frog. the species has been on the brink of extinction, basically wiped out at yosemite national park because of natural and manmade enemies. the san francisco zoo is
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bringing the state amphibian back by breeding a new generation in captivity. first zoo biologists and bed tracking chips in the frog's skin. then after a life in captivity, they're ready for their first leap into the wild. biologists hope that this experiment is the model for other threatened species. >> we want to have kids interacting with nature. and to me frogs, turtles, fish are the best way to do that. >> the bold new project appears to be working. biologists are finding the frog's eggs at yosemite and it's a sign that they're breeding there once again. >> they're very happy. that video is fantastic. >> that sound. >> also from the snow pack. >> lake tahoe is super full because of the snow pack. >> visibility is good so far, too. we have temperatures tomorrow nice and comfortable once again, and the good news about the cooler temperatures coming our way, air quality should be for this time of year at least pretty good. as we go through the next seven days. right now out towards livermore that's not a bad drop off in
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temperatures considering it was 96 degrees earlier. right now 64 may see some hints of low clouds approaching the tri-valley by morning. right now san jose 65 degrees, high of 85. similar temperatures expected tomorrow. and in san francisco fog is in full effect. 64 degrees, misty skies, and a little drizzle across the golden gate bridge. and we do have those on shore winds bringing those low clouds, and now temperatures starting to cool off both the higher hills of the east bay may still see temperatures in the upper 60s to near 70 overnight, but closer to sea level numbers. pretty comfortable as we'll be waking up to close to 50s, 60s in livermore. notice the low clouds. you saw it there in the san francisco camera during the day. they'll retreat back off to the west of downtown san francisco. and eventually we're not only going to be seeing these low clouds and fog, but increasing high clouds, add tropical weather to our south monday and
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tuesday. changes in stronger sea breeze and clouds lead to cooling once we get out of the weekend. highs tomorrow similar to what we had today. mid-'80s around san jose. may still see 90s south of san jose. consider morgan hill today was 98 degrees. tomorrow looks like low to maybe some mid 90s. maybe not quite as hot as we had today. still 90s, though, inland. tri-valley, pittsburgh, antioch 80s. martinez and hayward, mid-'80s day around the fremont festival of the arts tomorrow. you can see the peninsula pretty comfortable. winds still coming? off the ocean likely to make for a gloomy finish to the weekend. san francisco steady sea breeze. numbers in the mid to upper 60s. close to 86 in sonoma and 84 in novato. interesting weather. here's all the fog we have to deal with. tropical system to the south of california off to the west of baja, going to bring in clouds at times.
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you might notice monday into tuesday, color coding here, areas in green, think of that as muggy weather. notice how ha kind of comes up out of the south at times. monday into tuesday. so we'll be watching for those increasing clouds, may see a little bit of it late tomorrow at times, as temperatures stay hot for one more day inland. you can see the cooling once we get into monday and tuesday for the middle part of the week, including san francisco. going from the mid to upper 60s to low 60s later this week. so comfortably cool, but stay tuned. could be a little muggy around here monday and tuesday. some of those clouds come up out of the tropics. >> we look forward to the cool down, though. thanks, rob. >> thanks, rob. we're going to turnover to sports now. joe castellano has a look at what's coming up next. >> after an offseason, i saw a lot of fan favorites like kevin durant and andre iguodala leave the warriors, one staple to the team's championship run is here to stay. and the giants scored four runs in the first inning in denver. surely that had to be enough
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uniform at least until 2024 when he's 34 years old. green and thompson are through 2024. three stars in place to keep the dynasty going in san francisco. giants taking on the rockies in denver. 2-0, then the new guy scooter janet hits one deep to right and gone off rockies starter john gray. a two-run shot, 4-0 giants. the rockies battling back. they now lead 5-4 in the 5th. ian desmond sending one to the wall. steven leaping at the wall, makes a great catch. duggar just recalled from aaa this week, making his presence felt. same score, 8th inning. buster posey pinch hitting, rips one in the gap, a double. pillar scores and all the way from first comes slater to score. the giants come back and win it 6-5. the a's knocked off the
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here we go. it's a long way down. >> no. >> it keeps going and going and going. it's really high. this is an international cliff and high-diving competition in the czech republic. >> no. >> they jump from a height of 30, 50, and 80 feet into the water in an abandoned quarry. people come from all over the world to compete in this competition. they're good. also includes the biggest splash, and a rope swing diving contest. >> what about the biggest, what do you call it, belly flop? i can do that. >> oh, man, that was beautiful.
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that was like an 8.5 for sure. >> i can't even watch that and feel comfortable. i can watch it, but i can't watch it all at the same time. fascinating. >> have a great night. saturday night live is next. bye.
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