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about the attack. good morning, it's tuesday, june 18. i'm grace lee. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is nearly 5:00 -- right now. [ laughter ] >> and it's kind of drizzly and yucky outside and it is going to get a whole lot worse. >> grab the umbrella. >> yeah, the rain will be picking up throughout the day. doppler radar already showing it in the moving parts of the model. slow move through the bay area. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> we are watching developing problem spots. live look across the golden gate bridge, misty across the span. we have been following an earlier accident in berkeley. we'll keep you updated there plus mass transit conditions but first back to you. >> thank you. a scare for homeowners in concord overnight. a grassfire burned dangerously
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close to homes prompting voluntary evacuations. kristy seifkin is in concord with what made this such a tricky fight. good morning to you, kristy. reporter: good morning. i'm right here just behind discovery way. over my shoulder is where this fire broke out about 11:00 last night. a two-alarm fire and this is near the cal state hayward- contra costa center campus. looking at that video from last night you can see that the fire broke out in the dry vegetation, plenty of it in these hills. and wind was definitely a factor in this fire. the wind was kicking up, causing a fire to spread close to the homes. firefighters then called in additional units to fight the fire. the good news is that no one was injured in this fire. but, you know, wind once again an issue as it is for many wildfires during this time year. dispatchers had reported that when they were talking to their crews here in the field, they could hear the wind on their cell phones and on their radios. so once again, no evacuations
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were forced. some left on their own. no one was injured, no damage to structures. arson fires were sent out although they don't suspect arson. but the cause of the fire is yet to be determined. this is a strong reminder now we are in fire season. we have had more rain than usual throughout the spring meaning more vegetation. so reminder to you in your own area to be cause. trim back the grasses and certainly for the 4th of july if your county allows fireworks, keep them away from fire danger areas. back to you. >> hopefully the rain will help out today. >> reporter: absolutely. >> kristy seifkin in concord, thank you. the search is on for suspects in a double stabbing that happened in walnut creek. it happened last night on north main street. the victims were stabbed several times, this after an argument turned violent outside a car wash. it happened around 9:30 last night. the two victims are hospitalized with major injuries. a new twist in the bryan stow beating investigation. lapd is now looking at a video
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inside dodger stadium before stow was attacked. anser hassan is in san francisco with how it could impact the case joins us now with more. anser, good morning. reporter: good morning. bryan stow remains in a coma here at sf general but lapd is now looking at new video that they got from tmz. here's a video that was released on monday. now, tmz won't tell where or when they got the video. but this 12-second cell phone video shows bryan stow at a dodgers stadium game in his giants jersey. the man confronting him appears to be screaming and pointing at him. before returning to his seat. [ signal breakup ] police don't know what it refers to. meanwhile bryan stow's sister erin sent cbs 5 a text after watching the video saying, quote, it was heartbreaking to watch and see the shock and scared look on his face. [ signal breakup ] viewing the new video for clues.
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it shows the man confronting stow is not giovanni ramirez, the lead suspect in the case. the new video is also raising new questions about possible suspects -- [ signal breakup ] >> the implication here is that if bryan stow was being wowed about his disdain for the dodgers, that there are multiple possible suspects here. >> a tape like this can be misleading to either side as long as it doesn't show the actual incident it only opens the door speculation. >> had a little audio problems with anser. we'll get back to him in a moment. that's it. that was anser hassan life in san francisco, thank you. the state legislature is set to vote on a new budget proposal today. governor brown announced the plan yesterday with state senate president pro tem steinberg and assembly speaker perez. they say it will close a $9.6 billion deficit with a
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combination of more cuts and some newly projected revenues. >> revenues actually are up $4 billion so far this year, actual money in hand over and above what we thought. going forward, we do expect more revenues in the budget year coming up. but in case we're overoptimistic, we have severe trigger cuts that will be triggered and go into effect. >> those cuts that he is talking about could affect public schools, higher education, prisons and in-home care for the elderly and disabled. the governor is abandoning his push for a special election this fall to extend tax increases. if the legislature and the governor approve this plan, state controller john chiang will resume issuing paychecks to lawmakers. 5:05. progress in oakland's effort to reduce its $58 million budget deficit. all the major unions representing city workers have
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reached a tentative agreement on concessions. among them, police officers, firefighters, and workers in three other unions would pay 9% of their pension plans. the agreement would save the city an estimated $40 million a year. the deal still needs approving from the rank-and-file. it. >> we are still waiting for the real rain. that was just some drizzle ahead of the cold front. the rain, though, is located right up here. we are seeing that start to make its way into parts of the north bay. northern sonoma county here seeing some of that in bodega bay, occidental moving in towards santa rosa shortly. so you get the idea, sagging to the south a slow mover so yeah, we are going to get a good soaker out of this especially for late june. here it is on the satellite and radar image.
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moving through, impressive system will slide by and leaving much cooler temperatures. highs today, 60s in the north bay, 70s in the south bay. after this rain moves by, we'll see serious heat. we'll talk about that in a moment. first let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> marin county, that's where these misty conditions are the heaviest. live look through mill valley, headlights, that is southbound traffic. southbound 101, so far okay despite a few slick roads. watch out for that. looks good through the waldo grade and here's another live look across the golden gate bridge. they should have just done the lane change a few minutes ago. typically they do it around 5:00. now, this accident in berkeley cleared out of lanes. the bay bridge looks great. mass transit on time. that is your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. while some are trying to save them, someone else is out to kill them. the attack on two beloved bay area falcons. >> new eyewitness pictures of a
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good morning. here's live look at traffic through san jose. moving fine right now past the mckee admit. coming up we'll take a check -- exit. coming up, we'll take a check of mass transit on this misty tuesday morning commute. back to you. >> thank you. officials investigating that amtrak crash in nevada are now looking at the cell phone of the truck driver who smashed into the train. that phone is being sent to a lab in washington where the ntsb will determine whether the phone was a distraction to the driver. more firsthand accounts of
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what it was like on the train when the truck hit it. 76-year-old emagene smith was on the second-to-last car from chicago to emeryville when she said she heard what sounded like a bomb. >> a fireball come down the side of the train and immediately crystallized the windows. this man was bleeding and oh, he was holding his head. >> at least 6 people died in the crash. the trucking company has been cited repeatedly for crashes and unsafe driving. the driver who was involved, lawrence valli, received 6 speeding tickets since 2007 including five while driving a truck. in one incident he slammed into the back of a car on interstate 80 in reno but the people inside suffered only minor injuries. an east bay church will hold vigils for a teen who was trapped in a sand tunnel. the sand collapsed on two boys
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on saturday who dug a path six feet under the dunes at sunset beach in santa cruz county. people heard their screaming and started digging with hands. one boy made it out okay but a 17-year-old was buried alive for 15 minutes. he is in intensive care. there is a $1,000 reward to help find whoever shot two par grin falcons in oakland. they were hit 10 days -- peregrine falcons in oakland. they were hit 10 days apart with pellet guns. fish & game officers believe someone is hunting them. they are protected by the migratory bird act. they could face federal charged if convicted. she went on a job interview and was never seen again. the major break in a 30-year- old murder case. >> plus a former mob boss gets creative. how whitey bulger snuck in took care of business while on the run. traveling today, we have some showers in the forecast for sfo. no delays yet but that could
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change. temperature there of 63 degrees. it has been bumpy as you made your way across the country, today looking nice towards chicago. you should see some sunshine there and even houston looking good, some partly cloudy skies, 95 degrees. but if you are continuing to atlanta, we are looking at the possibility of some more showers and thunderstorms. more on your local weather coming right up. ,,,, [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card
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ow beating victim let's get you caught up on some of the morning's top stories. newly released video appears to show beating victim bryan stow inside dodger stadium shortly before he was attacked in the parking lot. l.a. police are now checking the video that was obtained from tmz. the state senate and assembly will vote on a new budget proposal today. leaders say it will close a $9.6 billion deficit with a combination of more cuts and newly projected revenue. and a new mexico wildfire is now at 44,000 acres and it's still going. the fire has forced 13,000 people to evacuate in the los alamos area. officials at the nuclear lab say all hazardous materials are
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being stored safely. all right, folks. are you stepping outside? we are looking at drizzle to begin with this morning. but we have some rain coming. yup, that's right. almost july and we have this cold front diving in out of the gulf of alaska, unseasonably strong and starting to see rainfall showing up in parts of the north bay into occidental. won't be long and this will sag further south throughout the morning hours so it's going to be picking up on the north bay and spreading across the rest of the bay area. so be prepared. we are expecting rainfall today so heading out the door? maybe fairly dry in your neighborhood. except for that drizzle, we are going to see rain on the approach throughout the day so plan on cloudy skies and showers becoming likely throughout the day as we are going to see that storm system start to sag to the south. temperatures will be running below average for this time of year. here's your cold front making its way into california bringing with it that rainfall and it looks like just enough energy to slide on in through the bay area so you want to carry that umbrella with you today. it is going to stay unsettled and wet throughout the day.
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timing on this system, well, as we get to 7:00, 8:00, you will see most of that moisture heading into the north bay. at noon it sags to the central bay. the afternoon finally working its way toward san jose and pleasanton. of course not as much rain in the south bay but you can see upwards of a half inch of rain, some of the computer models say more than that in the north bay. if that happens, it could break records. temperatures only 60s for highs in the north bay. that's well below average. 60s and some 70s into the south bay because it will take time for the cold front to work its way down there. still looks like this will be it. we'll see maybe a lingering shower or two into tomorrow morning, not much. then it's headed out of town. then come thursday we transition to more of a dry period and looks like high pressure building in, and by this weekend, i'll tell you what, these temperatures are going to be something else! getting hot, hot, hot! some of those numbers near 100 degrees in the afternoon hours, maybe even near 100 degrees right there on the 4th of july. that's a look at weather.
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let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> mother nature timing it just right. thank you, lawrence. on the maps, what's going on in the traffic world, mass transit is the only issue now. ace train number one started late out of tracy due to freight train traffic so running 7 minutes behind schedule. that's ace train number one. bart, though, looks good. 36 trains all on time. muni, cal train everything else mass transit-related looks good to go for right now. take you out live towards the bay bridge toll plaza, no metering lights. still may be some roadwork on the lower deck heading towards oakland. various lanes blocked until about 6:00. again, westbound traffic though despite some kind of misty conditions, you see a little bit in our traffic camera. looks okay right now across the span heading into san francisco. no advisories, nothing like that for any of our bridges, in fact. oakland 880 you will notice i threw up an as sign. as plank florida at 705 -- as playing florida at 7:05. but everything is good to go in
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that area north- and southbound 880. you have an early-morning flight over at oakland airport, good to go. farther south 880 through san jose, ongoing roadwork. haven't seen this stretch of we had work yet. northbound 880 from 280 towards... about a mile stretch, northbound 880 they have the old -- yeah, you know, i forgot the other exit where it is. i'll check on that in a second. frank caught me. yeah. from 280 towards -- i think it's the next exit. the one lane is blocked until 6:00 this morning. [ laughter ] >> i should have written that down. i can only see so much up here at 5:15 in the morning. clear trip all the way out towards cupertino. and again that roadwork on 880 in san jose, stay tuned. give it another 10 minutes or so and we'll keep you updated on that. back to you guys. >> thank you. i don't know how you remember it anyway. good job, elizabeth. 5:20 now. authorities have found the remains of a walnut creek woman who was murdered more than 30
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. happy tuesday, everybody! and good morning. june 28, i'm frank mallicoat. >> and i'm grace lee. if you are just joining us, it's a little misty out there in certain parts of the bay area. >> yeah. a little rain today if you live up in the north bay. get ready for buckets up there. >> can you believe it? boy. here we go again. we have another cold front diving into the bay area. you see the rain already beginning to show up in parts of the north bay. this is a slow mover so it's going to take some time working through the rest of the bay area. we are all expecting some rain. we'll talk more about that in a moment. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> here's a live look now at conditions across the san mateo bridge. everything looks great including in the commute direction of westbound 92. so far nice easy ride out towards the peninsula. but we have ace train delays
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plus some new roadwork in the south bay. we'll have it all coming up in a few minutes. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. a wind whipped grassfire gets dangerously close to some homes in concord and some residents all take part in a voluntary evacuation. kristy seifkin is in concord to tell us how firefighters gained the upper hand in this brush fire. good morning. reporter: good morning. i'm here in concord, just down the street from cal state hayward contra costa center, where a fire broke out last night around 11 p.m. as you can see in the video that we took last night, these flames actually started in the dry vegetation here in the hills behind where i'm standing, and was a main concern in this fire. apparently, dispatchers were talking to crewmembers here on the scene, they could actually hear the winds, they were so strong, on their radios and also on their cell phone. and as those winds started to kick up, it actually made the fire move closer to many of the homes that are right around me
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in this residential area. by the time the fire was out at 11:30 p.m., just about a half hour after it started, about two acres had been burned. now, no formal evacuations were needed. those were all voluntary. no one was injured. and no structures were damaged. now, dispatchers told us that arson crews weren't sent out here because they don't expect it was an arson case, although they are still investigating the cause of the fire. this fire is a reminder that we have started fire season. it's very important to keep that dry brush, like what you see behind me, trimmed and if you are in a county that does allow fireworks, make sure to be cautious this weekend and keep those fireworks displays away from any burn areas. back to you. >> kristy, how close did the fire get to some of the homes there? >> reporter: i was just looking behind me. you can see kind of little bit of a burn patch over my left shoulder and although it only spread about two acres, it did get close, probably, you know, only, i don't know, 100 yards away from the house near me. this is in the heart of a
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residential area with lots of houses. so had the fire gotten closer, you could have seen some of those houses go up. >> thank you, kristy seifkin in concord. just into our newsroom now, police have arrested two people after a double stabbing in walnut creek. officers responding to a fight last night at a car wash near geary and north main. they found two victims listed in stable condition. they say a third person was injured as well but refused medical treatment. bail for the two suspects is $50,000. 5:33 now. los angeles police have some new evidence in the bryan stow beating case. the video was apparently taken shortly before the attack just outside of dodger stadium. anser hassan is in san francisco with how this could impact the case. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, bryan stow remains in a coma here at sf general. the lapd is hard at work trying to find his attacker. this new video was released on monday from tmz. they won't say where they got it.
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but the short grainy cell phone video shows stow seated during the game wearing a giants jersey. looks like he is trying to ignore a seemingly angry dodgers fan who is pointing and screaming at him. his shirts says banza23 on the back. police don't know what that means. bryan stow's sister says in a text, "it was heartbreaking to watch and see the shock and scared look on his face." lapd will review the video for new clues. the one thing it does show is that the attacker in this video is not giovanni ramirez, the lead suspect in this case. it's raising new questions about possible suspects in the case. >> it's about his disdain for the dodgers that there are multiple possible suspects here. >> a tape like this can be misleading to either side. as long as it doesn't show the
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actual incident occurring, it only opens the door to speculation. >> that's key. lapd says they need more information about what happened outside of dodger stadium the night of the attack. so while the new video is new evidence, giovanni ramirez is still the lead suspects. grace? >> anser, even though this video has come out, lapd hasn't said anything about how this has helped or hurt their case, right? >> reporter: that's right. it's new evidence. it shows that, you know, bryan stow was provoked or being attacked or heckled at least inside the stadium and that maybe that led to something that happened outside. so they are still trying to put all the pieces together. >> thank you, anser hassan at san francisco general. so you book a trip here, san francisco, 4th of july weekend, a big holiday and you figure, the weather is going to be scorching, it's going to be great. >> because it's june. >> and it's rain. >> but not for the holiday weekend. >> i know. today's kind of a -- out of the
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blue. >> yeah. we are going to get through this today. after that things will be nice. we have that rain showing up in the north bay though now and pretty impressive band that's moving onshore at this hour. it looks like the heavier amounts of rain still located in the north bay and will slowly drag to the south beginning to pick up a couple of scattered light showers toward santa rosa. we have seen some widespread drizzle out ahead of this system, and that will continue to move by. here's your cold front. impressive for this time of year heading in throughout the state. it looks like it's going to start to weaken as it heads further south. still, we'll see 60s and 70s. temperatures well below average for this time year. a promise of that heatup coming up. we'll talk about that holiday forecast in just a couple of minutes. let's check traffic with elizabeth. >> we are just getting word a couple of minutes ago about a new accident westbound 580 before 680 near the dublin interchange. so we'll throw up a map show you what's going on out there coming up in a little bit. in the meantime, roadwork in san jose. this is some new roadwork started yesterday. they are doing some paving work across this stretch so this is
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the area. i had forgotten one of the exhibits. northbound 880 to 280 towards old baker highway, that stretch just the northbound lanes sounds like one lane remains blocked until about 6:00 this morning. so watch out for possible delays. that is your traffic. back to you. >> thank you. federal investigators say they have found the cell phone of a truck driver who smashed into the train. this accident killed the truck driver lawrence valli and five people on board. now his cell phone is being sent to the ntsb's laboratory in washington. investigators want to know if valli was distracted with texting or talking on the phone right before that crash. some progress in oakland's efforts to reduce its $58 million budget deficit. all the major unions representing city workers have reached tentative agreements on concessions. among them, police officers,
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firefighters, and workers in three other unions would pay 9% of their pension plans. the agreements would save the city an estimated $40 million a year. the deal still needs approval from the rank-and-file. the state legislature voting on a new budget proposal. governor brown announced this plan yesterday with democratic leaders. they say it will close a $9.6 billion deficit with a combination of more cuts and newly projected revenues. the governor is abandoning his push for a special election this fall to extend tax increases. time now 5:38. frightening stats about people saving money for a rainy day. that's coming up next in your moneywatch report. i'm joel brown in washington. all eyes on iowa today, top gop presidential contenders and president obama courting voters in the hawkeye state. that's coming up. ,,
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all right. 5:41. welcome back. we have just received some new data on personal income and spending. >> we have been chatting about this a little bit. as you might expect, the recent increase in gas prices has affected consumer spending across the board. here to translate the numbers is jill schlesinger editor at large at cbsmoneywatch.com. so what did the report tell us, jill? >> >> reporter: income was up 3.10%. after inflation and taxes, income increased only a tenth of a percent in the month and frankly income has been flat since the beginning of the year. at the same time, americans spent at the weakest pace in 20 months last month. that's a sign that gas prices are really taking a toll on consumers as well as the overall economy. >> how much does it really
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trickle down though? if gas goes down 10, 20 cents a gallon, it might save somebody, i don't know, 50, 60 bucks a month at best even at that. does it really make a difference? >> reporter: well, i think it does make a difference, but the question is, what are americans going to do with that extra money if it's 50 or $60? are they going to pay down debt and beef up their savings, or are they going to spend it somewhere else in the economy? and with the economy kind of weak right now, most americans have been concentrating on paying down debt. >> now, you were talking about spending being flat since the beginning of the year. meant it been flat for longer than that? or did we actually see a little increase last year? >> reporter: well, we saw an increase last year and there was some movement especially as people started feeling better. but right now, the most interesting and probably the best part of the whole report is that our savings rates have actually started to really hold at that 5% level. now, remember, we were at 1%
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savings back in 2005. and while we're still below the 8% savings rate from 1970 to 2,000, we have a ways to go, the recession has made people save more. we just found out a quarter of all americans have no emergency savings at all. that's at bankrate.com. so to help kick-start your savings, i'm not going to tell you to eat your vegetables. we have 10 weird ways for you to save money on moneywatch.com today. >> we need to read that because we both recently just moved here. we have been spending, spending, spending. >> we're trying to help the economy, jill. singlehandedly. >> reporter: exactly. the two of you are going to do that. but for everyone else i want you to save more money. and at least you will get a good laugh out of it. >> thank you, jill schlesinger, moneywatch.com. thank you.
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>> clouds rolling in, we have some drizzle already and the rain beginning to show up in the north bay in towards santa rosa. we are seeing showers with the heaviest moisture off the coast sweeping to the south throughout the day today and the rain is going to be picking up. be reaped for rainfall. temperatures mild in the 50s and 60s, by this afternoon, temperatures cooler than average. and showers in the bay area becoming likely throughout the day today as the cold front continues to sag south. this is an impressive system for this time year dropping in from the gulf of alaska bringing with it rain in parts of the north bay it's a slow mover through the bay area. carry the umbrella. out the door now carry that umbrella because it will rain in the afternoon in parts of the south bay. moisture to the north to start with, then at the middle of the day becoming more on the increase through the central bay and by the afternoon rain
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more likely into the south bay. so it looks like a wet day around the bay area but then it looks like things are going to start to wind down as the storm system moves on by. because of that rainfall starting up in the north bay and the cloud cover, temperatures only in the 60s there. we are looking at 70s in parts of the south bay. but these numbers all running cooler than normal and it looks like we'll finally start to see those temperatures coming back up towards thursday but tomorrow, maybe a couple of leftover early showers but then it's going to move out. by friday we start to watch things turn around. holiday weekend, temperatures near 100 degrees, hot towards the 4th of july. that's a look at weather. let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> we are going right out live to pleasanton. westbound 580, i mentioned this accident right before 680 and the dublin interchange. these headlights, that's westbound 580 traffic in the commute direction. we haven't been able to see it from our camera but an accident involving the big rig car, no
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further details now for chp but look out for that from livermore towards pleasanton. there might be extra slowing. to our maps, we'll show you what else is going on across the bay area. mass transit, ace train number one a late start out of tracy due to earlier freight train traffic, still running about 8 minutes behind schedule. but everything is looks good to go. kind of misty out there, lawrence mentioned that big band of rain showers heading our way. so might be a good day to use mass transit. typically when it's even a little wet out there our accident count really ramps up. right now central freeway looks good into and out of san francisco. actually 280 looks good, as well. nice commute along the peninsula and 101 and 280. and out to the east bay, our live traffic sensors are still picking up top speeds from hayward towards downtown oakland. speaking of oakland, i threw up an oakland as symbol. as take on florida later on tonight. for right now, though, good to go past the coliseum. taillights heading towards downtown and the maze, 15
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minutes to the maze on 238, delay-free. all your approaches to the bay bridge look great. here's live look right now at conditions heading into san francisco. so far no metering lights. back to you. >> thank you. let's look at the top stories on this tuesday. lapd now checking some new video related to the attack on bryan stow. it shows a dodger fan apparently saying something in anger to stowe right there in the middle of the screen at dodger stadium. there is a $1,000 reward to find whoever shot two peregrine falcons in oakland. officers believe someone is hunting the falcons, which are protected by the migratory bird act. and a new mexico wildfire is now at 44,000 acres and growing. the fire forced 13,000 people to evacuate in the los alamos area. 5:47 now. iowa is getting plenty of attentions from politicians today. as joel brown reports, president obama will go there
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today for the first time since announcing his reelection bid. reporter: president obama heads to iowa today continuing his push for job creation. he will tour the alcoa aluminum plan in davenport during a trip the white house says is aimed at the economy, not politics. still, the visit comes as republican presidential candidates step up their campaigns and attacks. >> we cannot afford four more years of barack obama. [ applause and cheers ] >> reporter: in waterloo, iowa, tea party favorite michele bachmann formally announced her candidacy monday, and tonight another tea party favorite, sarah palin, will also be in iowa. her political ambitions are still unclear. but she is attending the premier of a documentary about her career. >> reporter: whether you're a candidate or potential candidate, iowa is considered a key step toward the white house. not only is it a swing state,
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it's also the first state to cast votes for the gop nomination. texas congressman ron paul and former senator rick santorum are expected to use the shaky economy and high unemployment as ammunition against obama. he hopes highlighting the success at this plant will help defend his policies. >> our business has continued to improve since the economic downturn. >> reporter: but with the nation's unemployment rate hovering above 9%, it will take a lot more to convince voters. joel brown, cbs news, washington. >> another two years of this. lots of election stuff. a big day, a standing ovation for gabrielle giffords. >> this is pretty amazing. the arizona representative made her first public appearance last night since she was shot in tucson, arizona, in january. she attended a nasa awards ceremony in houston where her husband, mark kelly, was
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honored with a space flight meadow. these photos were released earlier this month. apparently she stood up and hugged him. >> we saw some video of her walking when the shuttle went off. she's talking a little bit now. considering what she went through in tucson unbelievable. 5:50. health authorities say enough already. how they are targeting your kids' favorite tv shows. >> and csi meets the poop police. how one apartment complex is using dna to crack down on lazy pet owners. gold bond ultimate healing foot cream. female announc 7 penetrating moisturizers and vitamins, 'cause foot skin's 20 times thicker.
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side crib. defective or damaged drop side rails can create a gap with a mattress where a baby can get trapped. the new standards also require more durable mattress supports and stronger hardware. and starting today, it's illegal to sell or even to donate a crib that does not meet the requirements. with a look at other health news, here's alison harmelin. >> reporter: hearings began in washington today to decide if the world's most popular cancer drug should be used to treat breast cancer. the fda has already found that avastin does not extend or improve life for breast cancer patients. but the drug's manufacturer is challenging the ruling and is asking the fda for more time to study its effectiveness. avastin is approved to treat colon, lung, kidney and brain cancer. the fda's also beginning research on the public health impact of menthol cigarettes. mint-flavored cigarettes are one of the few growth areas in the otherwise is shrinking tobacco street. an earlier report by an advisory committee said the flavor led to an increase in
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smoking among teens, blacks and those are low incomes. it claims they are disproportionately marketed to that part of the population. the american academy of pediatrics wants the government to ban fast food commercials during children's tv programming. the influential group of physicians says it's time for the fast food industry to clean up its act and not advertise junk food to kids. health experts recommend limiting fast foods. those are some of the day's top health stories. i'm alison harmelin, cbs news, new york. >> from the healthwatch now to the poop watch. [ laughter ] >> talk about some extreme measures to pick up dog poop. >> there is an apartment manager in new hampshire who is using dna testing kids to crack down on owners who don't clean up after their pets. debbie says they allow her to find out which dogs are leaving little souvenirs around the complex. each costs about $50. but saliva samples from the
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dogs and the piles of poop have to be sent to a lab. >> so you have to get dna samples from all the dogs, saliva samples. then you have to pick up their excrement and put it in a bag and send it to the lab. >> 50 bucks for the kit and then pay for the lab work. >> i think that's going to be tough taking those dna samples. i'm thinking that one is going to be hard to get over. >> but it could be worth it in the end if she catches some people. >> that is true. >> how about camera. >> they have a camera that will take the shots when you're not around. >> the poop camera. >> you're geeked up. we have some rain. >> we have some rain to talk about. this could be the last cold front of the season. of course, we have been saying that for white a while but this looks like it could be it. neat shot now as the clouds move over mount vaca. no rain there just yet. but that will change as we head throughout the day. wow, look at that, folks. very impressive cold front sliding through the north bay. rain will be a slow mover sagging to the south throughout the day picking up in the north
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bay first. showers likely to kin into the south bay, chance of light showers tomorrow morning. after that a major heatup, elizabeth. >> that's what we like, mother nature timing it out just right for next weekend. thank you, lawrence. it's wet and misty out there. take a live look through pleasanton. a little difficult to see our camera this morning. maybe you can see headlights, westbound 580 traffic. there was an accident approaching 680. no longer lanes blocked. it sounds like they were only blocked for a short time. so there may be still some activity off to the shoulder so a little sluggish through the stretch but not too bad. and elsewhere the bay bridge toll plaza, nice and light so far. no metering lights heading into san francisco. and the golden gate bridge, you can see that everything is moving fine right now in either direction but obviously, yeah, pretty west across the span. >> makes you want to stay in bed. >> my bracelet is clanking all over. ignore me. >> that's why i take mine off. >> hazard of the job. coming up, no animal left
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behind. the push to ban all pet sales at one bay area city. >> a cell phone discovered at a fiery amtrak crash. how it could lead to a major break for investigators. and proof the fire season is well under way. a fire break out here in concord overnight burning dry grass. i'll give you all the details in a full report coming up. new video, new clues, and new questions in the bryan stow beating case. lapd is calling it new evidence. i'm anser hassan live in san francisco. we'll have that video straight ahead in a live reported. -- in a live report. s that you. choose to get motivating support at your local centre- and pick up the delicious food while you're there. or, have the food delivered... and get the same support on the phone. it's about choice: stephanie lost forty pounds on jenny craig. so try a weight- loss program that combines results with flexibility: call jenny craig at 1-800-94jenny today.
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