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selection to the famed french laundry. someone stole wine there on christmas day. >> it's painful to look at the list heartbreaking. >> reporter: and got dozens of bottles worth $300,000. but that's not the only similarity prima has with the napa valley michelin three star. >> we were robbed. >> reporter: both burglarized in the past year and another attempt at prima was made the night before the french laundry was hit. one of the times thieves entered prima was through a skylight, broke it dropped down a ladder and tried to get into the room with a crowbar. the owner says they are not the only other victims. he knows of half dozen high- priced heists around the bay area in the past two years. >> well organized ring of professionals. >> reporter: john thinks there might be a steal to order group of thieves. think of it like the movie gone in 60 seconds with thieves honing in on specific targets. but instead of exotic cars, big spenders here pay a finder's fee for getting specific wines. john says that's because there's quite a market for
these french burgundies. >> 20 years old, um, gosh, you can make up a number because it's just -- just not much of that wine with the provenance around. >> reporter: he said it made his store a target and wanted to warn others. >> they are out there. >> reporter: in all, prima's faced 4 attempted thefts just in the past year. the first time when the thieves stole wine they got off with tens of thousands of dollars worth of wine. live in walnut creek, i'm ryan takeo back to you. >> thank you. prima says it has increased its security measures since the restaurant was hit. new concern about the measles outbreak that began at disneyland. there are at least 7 measles cases here in the bay area. one is tied to disneyland.
christian hartnett reports. >> reporter: this outbreak has triggered the warning, get vaccinated now. but even if you already are, those vaccinations you got as a kid might not be protecting you like you think. >> the thing we know is that it does taper off after certain length of time. and your immunity and how well it works with you individually could vary. >> reporter: that means the shot you received when you were a toddler might not be protecting you like it did before leaving you vulnerable to a measles infection. five of those infected in the disneyland outbreak were already immunized. but there's a way to find out if you need another dose of the vaccine called a titer test. it determines the levels of the vaccine in your body. >> if they need another shot we give them a single dose which restores the immunity. >> reporter: today's vaccine covers measles, mumps and rubella. that started in the 171. children get two doses which is 95% effective in preventing infection according to the cdc.
that started in 1971. those vaccinated from 1956 to 1971 could be at risk because of a weaker vaccine. if you are a new grandparent, you might want to make sure that you're up to date because you certainly don't want to give it to a young kid. >> reporter: stephanie perez a nurse and mother hopes more people check their immunity status for her kids' sake. >> i'm hoping that maybe people may be doing more vaccinations, it will be better for him and for all the kids to be covered. >> reporter: checking your measles immunity with a titer test is about $75. doctors here at this clinic say if you have any doubts about your immunity, probably a good idea to get tested. christian hartnett, kpix 5. >> tomorrow the santa clara county office of education will send letters home countywide telling parents about the outbreak and urging them to vaccinate their children. a man who killed his lover and set him on fire is in trouble again accused of setting a new fire.
and there may be more. kpix 5 reporter da lin is live in the castro with the bizarre tale. da. >> reporter: yeah, liz. they released that man just a few months ago for that previous murder case. now david diaz is back in jail. police arrested diaz here in the castro last night. they say he set a fire to the back side of that second story salon that's called up here salon. investigators say his current boyfriend diaz's current boyfriend actually owns that bar that's on the first floor right below that salon. right now diaz is not connected to other recent arsons reported in the castro and noe valley. san francisco police say he doesn't match the suspect descriptions in the other cases. last summer he was acquitted of murder but convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the death of his sexual partner. his public defender says diaz accidentally killed his partner during a sex game by choking
him at a park in 2011. prosecutors say diaz set the man's body on fire to try to cover it up. the public defender who represented diaz in the murder case will now represent him in the arson case. >> i'm sad and disappointed that he is arrested so soon. he is really -- he really is a sweet kid who i do to the know over the period of several years while representing him. i find it hard to fathom that he would light a fire in a situation like this, um, i just -- i -- i -- i can't see it. >> reporter: because diaz was only convicted with one count of involuntary manslaughter, he was basically sentenced to time served and released last september. live in the castro in san francisco, i'm da lin, kpix 5. >> san francisco police and the fbi are asking for your help finding the man who has robbed 7 banks in the city. he began his spree at a chase bank on bay street back in
october. his most recent heist was last wednesday at the travel x worldwide money on castro. the man is described as 5'7" to 5'9", 30s and 40s and very thin. he has been wearing a fake moustache, dark fedora and black trench coat. the bart board is getting an earful tonight over a proposal to punish a group of protestors. it's a packed house right now in oakland. people are sounding off on a plan to force the people arrested in november to pay $70,000 in restitution. 14 protestors were arrested after chaining themselves to a chain at bart the day after thanksgiving. bart's general manager says the group can pay back the $70,000 through community service. a final decision is up to the alameda county prosecutor. another guilty plea from one of the men convicted of beating giants fan bryan stow back in 2011. marvin norwood pleaded guilty to a federal weapons charge.
he is now facing ten more years in prison. the charge stems from a search of his home before he was arrested for beating stow. his co-defendant is set to plead guilty to the same charge next week. other bay area headlines. a san francisco jury says this search of a residential hotel room was illegal. officers didn't have a search warrant when they entered rooms at the henry hotel back in 2010. the searchers were part of a drug investigation s today jurors found an officer guilty on four charges including two civil rights violations. an officer on trial with him was acquitted. a campbell lawyer is accused of bilking homeowners who were trying to save their homes from foreclosure. wendell jones faces grand theft charges and practicing law with a suspended license. prosecutors say he would ask people for thousands of dollars up front and that's against the law. on top of that, they say he did little or no work once he got
the money chanting college students were removed from a regents meeting in san francisco after trying to jump the security barrier. [ chanting ] >> the students barged into the meeting trying to deliver a letter to uc president janet napolitano protesting tuition hikes. it's the second day the regents are meeting about the uc system's finances. another hop topic was a policy that ties bonuses for coaches to how well their players do in the classroom. after a spirited debate the policy has been put on hold. a wealthy google exec seemed to have it all. a loving family, successful career, and a million-dollar estate. but in november of 2013, he was discovered dead on the floor of his boat. 48 hours reporter maureen mayer goes inside the police investigation and the unraveling of the tech genius's secret life. >> reporter: it was here in santa cruz, california, where 51-year-old forrest hayes a
married father of five kept his 47-foot yacht "escape." but days before thanksgiving 2013, hayes' lifeless body was found in the main cabin by the boat's captain. >> the detectives arrive and it turned out he had in fact died of a heroin overdose. >> it was a visible injection mark in his arm but i don't see drugs. >> the scene showed that there were two wine glasses there. >> detective 101. someone else has been there. and the question is, who? >> reporter: the high-tech exec had installed hi-def videocameras all over his yacht. one camera caught the very last moments of his life. >> that video was shocking to me. >> reporter: police say that video shows hayes with an exotic looking woman covered with very distinctive tatoos. >> at that point we realized that's our person. that's who we're going after. >> reporter: her name, alix tichelman, a 26-year-old aspiring model. and investigators would learn
that this was not the first person tichelman was involved with who died of a drug overdose. >> is this woman a cold-blooded killer? >> she is a killer. and she certainly was cold. >> reporter: but tichelman's defense team sees it differently. >> alix tichelman did nothing that mr. hayes did not want her to do. two adults engaged in mutual and cooperative drug usage and it went wrong but it was an accident. >> well, you can watch the full 48 hours story kiss of death and the google exec this saturday night at 10:00 right here on kpix 5. meanwhile, a new barrier on the golden gate bridge was supposed to help reduce accidents. but now it might be creating a new problem. the bad habit drivers picked up once the work was finished. >> something the south bay suddenly has people pinching their noses. we went looking for the source of the stink. >> well, the weather forecast smells like a rose. we'll be in record territory this weekend. and we'll
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take a look at this. we took mobile5 on a drive across the golden gate bridge and car after car whizzed by us. but we were doing something very few people do, the 45-mile- per-hour speed limit. and just about everybody else was flying by. the chp says that they are seeing the same thing and kpix 5's john ramos with how the new driving speeds may be an unintended result of the new median barrier. >> reporter: the golden gate bridge district just spent $35 million to install a median barrier to eliminate head-on collisions. but then human nature kicked in. >> an observation that we have made is that the speed on the bridge has increased dramatically. >> reporter: it seems the safer drivers feel the faster they tend to drive. the speed limit is supposed to be 45 miles per hour.
but set your cruise control to that and the world begins passing you by. so yesterday, the chp began writing tickets. >> today, we did some more targeting. targeted enforcement. and we had a speed of 81 miles an hour in the first -- within the first hour and a half. >> reporter: they say highest speeds are coming from people driving right next to the new barrier. and that also means people are moving faster when they reach the 25-mile-per-hour zone at the toll plaza. and they are not slowing down. >> and we have seen speeds probably almost double what we typically see. >> reporter: officers say drivers seem oblivious to the speed limits. >> it's 45 miles per hour and we have you at 66. >> i didn't realize how fast i was going. but i do feel a sense of security with the barriers there. >> reporter: the new barrier is supposed to make things safer not faster. and if drivers need a reminder of that, the chp says they will be happy to provide one. at the golden gate bridge, john ramos, kpix 5. >> quite honestly anecdotally i
was driving over the golden gate bridge every day, people were screaming across that bridge before the barrier went up, too. the highway patrol says more than 30 tickets were issued in the first two days of enforcement and they say that officers will stay out there until speeds come down. close call for stockton police. they were attacked with rocks while trying to break up a sideshow last night. here's a look at some of the damage to police cars. the sideshow happened in a parking lot while businesses were still open. the officers called for backup and the second car received the same greeting. police are now going through all the video posted on instagram to look for suspects. a stench in the south bay has neighbors crying foul on a nearby landfill. milpitas residents say that newbie island is to blame and this winter the smell has been worse than ever. some say it smells like overcooked compost maybe a product of december rain and january warm weather.
people as far away as 10 miles say the stench is unbearable. >> it is noticeable. it's not healthy. the air quality district has received an unusually high number of complaints about the smell. the landfill company says it uses advanced odor technology and says the smell is not from its property. january is looking like a bust for helping california to get out of the drought. after a very wet december, mother nature has turned off the spigot and now a system that could hit doesn't look like much as brian will tell you. experts say things are looking bleak in the mountains, as well. >> the sierra is really hurting. a lot of storms have been warm and the snowpack right now is below 40% of normal. i think it's 30 to 40%. >> to give you an idea of how dry this month has been, sacramento is on track to break a record set back in 1877.
>> it's worse in the central sierra. we are well behind where we should this time of the year. we got off to a strong start in december and here we have a look at the golden gate bring and we hope everybody is on their best behavior. weave a cool night in the offering for the bay area. san francisco now 57 degrees. near record high temperatures this weekend with the 70s in late january. low pressure will bring rain into seattle tomorrow. but for us we remain dry through monday. and the temperatures will gain a few degrees a day. travel forecast heading out of the bay area, 72 degrees for redding tomorrow. nothing but sunshine in sacramento. and 57 degrees in fresno up in the mountains tahoe more sunshine 49 degrees.
and over by the shoreline, eureka hit 61. you go up to ukiah 72 degrees. for tomorrow for the rest of the bay area, it's going to begin to at the edge up toward temperatures that are as much as 10 degrees above average for this time of the year. we'll be in the mid- to upper 60s. 68 oakland. 65 san francisco. 70 santa rosa. 68 san jose. extended forecast we'll have sunshine right through monday. and temperatures top out on sunday with readings in the mid- 70s. monday and tuesday will cool it off and you will notice on tuesday we're increasing clouds. wednesday and thursday look like a mostly cloudy day. that's the only time we get a potential for maybe a shower or two for the bay area. but it wouldn't amount to much. and at the moment we don't have it in the forecast. just looks like increasing clouds for tuesday, wednesday and thursday. and that, elizabeth, just about it. >> maybe something in february. >> hope so. >> all right. still ahead, google becoming a game changer in the wireless phone industry. how its new service could affect what you pay even if you don't sign up with them.
google may soon be an option if you are in the market for a wireless phone service but the company won't be setting up its own network. new at 6:00, kpix 5 reporter mike sugerman with how it's going to work and why it could spell big bucks. mike. >> reporter: well, is this a game changer? well, we don't know. we'll find out. but when a company as big as google does something, other companies tend to follow and what google wants to do is sell you a data plan. real cheap. you know google is the thing you look at to find things on the web. now it could start being the thing that brings you the web. >> google wins when more people are online. whenever you get people online, it's a very good chance they are going to use a google service that google is going to make money from.
>> reporter: how do you get more people online? getting there on the phone is easy but it's expensive. so reports are google is going to buy wireless data service from other carriers and then resell it to consumers directly. >> google is going to resell those connections. it's going to come from either sprint or t-mobile. but it will have the google brand name, google will sell it, and, of course, google will use that to try to encourage people to go to their properties. >> reporter: why would you buy google wireless data service? you might just because of the name and reputation. >> i think because google never disappoints me. i trust google. issuing it for a long time. so i probably would just assume it would be amazing and fast. i have been using it for a long time. >> reporter: it wouldn't be any more amazing or faster than any other service it will be buying from but it key is it will be cheaper than market rates now. it can do that because it's so big and wireless may be just a loss leader. >> if google can get people online and make google.com
their default, that's money in google's bank account. >> it's not 39 or 59 or $109 a month when people are on limited income and can't afford it. >> reporter: martin fulton was in union square taking advantage of free wi-fi. this new service could be aimed at lower income like t-mobile is now. but it could also force other carriers to lower their rates if a cheaper google data plan is popular. other carriers might be forced to compete. how cheap? well, that's a question because t-mobile and sprint will be selling them their data plans because they don't want to get undercut themselves so that will remain to be seen. in san francisco, mike sugerman, kpix 5. >> google had tried to make a dent in the mobile market by buying motorola. it sold the company last year a bay area company is teaming up with automakers to create electric charging superhighways on both coasts. one of the problems you know is
there's not enough charging stations for electric vehicles for long trips. but now bmw, volkswagen and chargepoint of campbell are working on creating two networks, one that will go from san diego to portland, the other between boston and washington, d.c. they are expected to be up and running by the end of the year. and the bay area's about to get its second nonstop service to china. hainan airlines is waiting for federal approval to begin five- day a week flights to beijing from san jose t plans to start flying in june. right now the only service to china is from sfo nonstop. the first of its kind all halal fast food joint is opening in milpitas today. everything looking to open a fast-food restaurant to his family who adhere to a halal diet that they can enjoy. it's a dietary guideline for muslims. he said east coast way back burgers was willing to try it.
it's the company's first halal change. to them, it was a new thing, right? a lot of people haven't heard about halal, right? >> usman says it isn't just for muslims and that he is marking to the whole community. coming up a breakthrough in a cold case four decades old. a murder suspect back in the bay area and we have exclusive details on a man being called a psychopathic violent killer. >> what sent stocks soaring on wall street today? >> a tricky animal rescue. what it took to
now at 6:30, a cold case breakthrough that took four decades. welcome back, i'm elizabeth cook. >> i'm brian hackney. a convicted rapist was just extradited from an oregon prison and tonight that man is sitting in a san mateo county jail. he is facing charges for two of the brutal gypsy hill murders that terrorized the bay area
back in the mid-'70s. kpix 5's andria borba has the exclusive details of the man being called a psychopathic violent killer. >> reporter: well, brian, rodney halbower has been in and out of jail for most of his life. for the past 38 years he has been in prison in oregon for attempted murder, assault and robbery. kpix 5 has corresponded by halbower -- with halbower by phone and letters for months. this is his written manifesto. in 30 pages sent to kpix 5, rodney halbower says he didn't kill anyone. and that he is being set up. the 66-year-old has been in communication with kpix 5 since november and told us during a phone call that he is not responsible for the bay area murders. that's a bunch of crock. i welcome them to take me to court. let them have 10,000 lawyers. 10,000 ags. bring 'em on. i'd love the opportunity to be in the spotlight and to let them know what's been going on. in a phone call, halbower admitted to being in the bay area at the time the gypsy hill
murders were happening. to that, he said, so what? i did not commit any crime any rapes. and that i did not understand. halbower is so far only charged in the rapes and murders of veronica cascio and paula baxter but the family of gypsy hill victim tanya blackwell are holding out hope for closure in their case. >> basically blew us apart. >> reporter: january 24, 197, john blackwell last saw his 14- year-old sister tanya alive in the family's pacifica home and the last time his family was normal. >> i blame myself because we were supposed to go ton a double date. she went to the store and, um, asked me if i wanted to go and i said no, i'm going to jump in the shower and she never came back. >> reporter: tanya's body was found five months later off gypsy hill road. her death thus far hasn't been linked via dna to the alleged gypsy hill killer rodney halbower. >> i hate to see my parents what they had to go through. see my dad break down and cry
like a baby at the funeral and -- it was hard. you know? >> reporter: now, while the dna evidence only ties halbower to two of the murders detectives say the way the other girls were murdered matches. as for the dna the court says the chance it belongs to anyone other than halbower is one in 11 trillion. when we asked halbower about that dna evidence, he said, it was planted. in the newsroom, andria borba, kpix 5. >> halbower is scheduled to be arraigned on monday. billionaire environmentalist tom steyer says he won't seek barbara boxer's senate seat. he spent millions in the past on political races but says, quote, i believe my work right now should be -- should not be in our nation's capital but here at home in california. steyer's decision is good news for attorney general kamala harris, who has already said she intends to run. president obama's expressing condolences and offering sympathy to the people of saudi arabia. their king, abdullah, died
today. he was 90. under his rule, saudi arabia became the lead arab nation in the u.s.-led fight against al qaeda. he also sought to modernize the ultra conservative muslim kingdom. historic high-level talks in cuba continued for a second day. the island nation and the u.s. are trying to normalize relations after more than half a century of animosity. cbs reporter adriana diaz has more from havana. >> reporter: key american and cuban officials met face to face in havana for a second day to build a new relationship. but they warned there are still profound differences. >> we have to overcome more than 50 years of a relationship that was not based on confidence or trust. >> reporter: u.s. diplomats still have concerns including cuba's human rights record. while cuba wants to be removed from the u.s. state sponsored terror list. both sides say more meetings are needed to resolve all their issues. now that the u.s. is expected
to allow business with cuba, the cuban economy could be flooded with american food like rice which is now mostly imported from vietnam. >> then here we have eggs. >> reporter: that could improve life for gloria moreno griffith. the 91-year-old uses most of her monthly ration of eggs making one dish of cuban lana. >> this is for fish and this is for eggs. and this is for bread. >> reporter: every household in cuba has a ration book that these days covers less than half of what gloria and her husband need. adriana diaz, cbs news, havana. >> u.s. diplomats say another round of talks will be scheduled in the coming weeks. the debate over abortion is heating up again. congress passed a bill banning the use of federal money for abortions. the white house is vowing to veto that. the bill was actually changed after women in the republican party protested over a measure that would ban abortions after 20 weeks. >> this is not a gift from the
republican party to these people. this a gift from our creator himself. >> the whole thing is a hoax. it was meant to feed the base. >> on the streets, thousands of pro-life protestors marched to the supreme court. they were marking the 42nd anniversary of the roe v. wade decision. some bright smiles on wall street today. all the major indices were up today by about a percent and a half. the big gains came after europe's central bank offered an aggressive plan to revive the region's weak economy. fewer americans filed for unemployment last week but the number is still northern 300,000 for the third straight week. it's unclear if this is a sign the job market is getting worse or a reflection of part-time holiday workers going back on unemployment. coming up, they needed a tow truck not to bail out a driver but to rescue an animal. vets spent hours getting this
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for the first time. chase. so you can. san jose firefighters had a different kind of rescue this morning. they were called out to free a man who was run over by his own car. he was pinned underneath. he was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. investigators on scene believe the man was working on his car and didn't put it into park. a 1200-pound cow plunges down a mine shaft in tuolumne county and she was stuck for four days. it took a big team effort to get her out. cbs reporter abrams with a look at the rescue. >> move her to the side. that's good. >> reporter: this is the dramatic rescue, a 1200-pound cow named molly freed from this
30-foot might be shaft. more on the rescue later. first the operation. >> still in shock. i don't understand it. >> reporter: they think the cow was wandering in this pasture and fell through this barbed wire. her owner fed her crackers and bananas until tuolumne county animal control assembled the uc- davis emergency response people. >> it's right here. >> reporter: dr. madigan and his residents were fitted with harnesses, a risky undertaking for everyone involved. >> she could regurgitate. >> reporter: they sedated her and once lowered, the vets tied several ropes around here. >> that's good. >> reporter: hoisting her to safety. she woke up almost instantly. >> look out! it was one of the harder harder rescues that i have done done. >> reporter: no broken bones after falling 30 feet. >> a good ending that could have been tragic. >> reporter: kpix 5. >> tricky. wow. unbelievable.
well, animal control says it will foot the bill for the rescue. still ahead, 7 continents, 7 marathons. >> why not, reit? this bay area man's running all around the world. >> hey, surf's up and so are temperatures. a little july in january as we look toward the bay bridge. the forecast is coming up. >> i'm dennis o'donnell. coming up, did the new england patriots come clean? >> i had no knowledge whatsoever of this situation. >> or did they take the fifth? >> i have no knowledge of anything. >> i'll bet brady knows who the top nba vote-getter is and the bike crash
madrid, morocco and dubai. at one point this week he had run three marathons with just nine hours of sleep. preparations under way for a super bowl xlix in phoenix. today two f-16 fighter jets practiced their flyover above the university of phoenix stadium. no other pilots will be making these moves though. soon flight restrictions go into effect and these same yesterday will be enforcing the no-fly zone around the super bowl. a year from now the bay area will be the center of the football world as it hosts super bowl 50 and you can get involved. the host committee is launching an official countdown online. it will rely entirely on pictures from bay area residents. the committee wants people to get creative. >> take a photo of yourself, your -- as a couple, we're looking for individuals. we love children. we love babies. we love pets. and just wear a number 0 through 9 and we'll actually
showcase you on our fan countdown clock. >> and can submit your pictures to the host committee's website. don't forget, you'll be able to watch super bowl 50 right here on kpix 5. >> we are looking to that 13 months in advance, the big event. outside tonight we are finding all winds under 10 miles an hour right now. looking toward coit tower here, san bruno has 55 degrees. oakland 59. in san francisco, 56. and in santa row 51. so nice mild night under way in the bay area. overnight lows will be mostly in the 40s. 49 at pacifica. 47 in oakland. 40 fairfield. 41 santa rosa. probably some patchy fog at santa rosa. that would be about it. we have severely clear skies over much of the bay area. sunrise tomorrow morning at 7:20 a.m. there's a lot of moisture out in the pacific. it's just not headed our way. the great track along which these atmospheric rivers are guided are all going up into the pacific northwest. it will rain in seattle tomorrow but for us high
pressure builds back in over the west coast and as it does, the temperatures just are going to rise right into the weekend. we'll be near record highs by saturday and sunday. so we remain dry. it will be warming. it will be a nice beach weekend with one little caveat that we'll mention. the surf is up in california. friday through sunday, the breakers could be up to about 12 feet with 18 second intervals so big breakers pounding the beach. sneaker waves always a possibility with what's happening here. all this is happening because of a pacific storm in the north pacific. this is the only way it's affecting us not in terms of rain just in terms of a high surf so be careful at the beach. mostly clear tonight, just patchy fog out there. sunshine friday. and also this weekend. and then we get a pattern change coming into the bay area next week. i wish i could say it's leading to a big rain event. it's not. it's leading to a little rain event maybe on tuesday and wednesday. for tomorrow, boy, look at the forecast highs compared to the averages.
concord 65, nine degrees above average. we could set record highs over the weekend. in the meantime tomorrow looking warm for this time of the year: >> in the extended forecast, we are going to be looking for sunshine through monday. temperatures warming up in the mid-70s inland by the end of the weekend. cooled off a bit on monday.
and then tuesday and wednesday, increased clouds leads to a chance of a few sprinkles and showers around the bay area. we are not putting them in the forecast yet. stay tuned in the meantime. whatever is coming in next week, temperatures will come down, rain won't. >> all right. thank you. fluorescent blue patches of water are glimmering off hong kong's seashore. it's potentially toxic. it's an indicator of a harmful algae bloom nicknamed sea sparkle. it comes from farm pollution and can be devastating to marine life and local fisheries. a british company went to great lengths to show its new iphone case that can really stand up to anything. they actually took their case to space. here's a look at that. they hooked the iphone to a balloon that reached the edge of space. we are talking 100,000 feet into the stratosphere. we are told they did use a parachute to keep the falling
iphones from hurting anyone as it plunged back to earth but the case and phone worked after the fall. an orange county doctor who has delivered more than 10,000 babies has added another milestone to his career. more than 30 years after delivering this couple who later married, the doctor delivered their child. dr. barry may delivered kevin and briana fleischman's baby, that's maverick, on tuesday. >> it was different when you suddenly realized two people that you knew as babies found each other and didn't move and got pregnant and came back to the same place and where i had potential to deliver. so when this happened, i went home and told my wife. and i said, if we're in town, day or night, i'm coming to deliver that baby. [ laughter ] >> so he did. the couple hopes to have a second child but dr. may is set
up. it was carried by cable newschannel. nobody is denying that the footballs were deflated everyone is denying who what when why and how. >> i was shocked to learn of the news reports about the footballs. i had no knowledge whatsoever of this situation until monday morning. >> i know nothing! i know nothing! >> i have no knowledge of anything. i have no knowledge of any, uhm, wrongdoing. >> you're comfortable that nobody did anything wrong. i'm very comfortable saying that. i'm very comfortable saying that nobody did it as far as i know. i don't know everything. >> okay. do you really believe that brady and belichick knew nothing about this?! vote now at kpix.com. early returns show 80% did not believe that brady and belichick -- we have a lot of patriots fans out there. >> all i want to do right now is be the head coach of the raiders. >> tony sparano didn't get his wish but he is staying in the bay area.
he is expected to be named the 49ers tight end coach replacing eric mangini and mangini will be promoted to the defensive coordinator position. steve kerr turned down the knicks head coaching job before taking the warriors head coaching job but he will be on the sidelines at madison square garden next month as the head coach of the western conference all stars. and he is going to have a very familiar face at point guard. steph curry was named to a second straight all-star team and he led the league with over 1.5 million votes. that's right, folks. more than lebron james! but curry has his sights set on a different trophy all-star saturday night. >> do you have an interest in doing the three-point contest? >> i'm doing that until i win it, man. curry has never won a three- point contest, so i got to do it for the family. >> there you go. does james harden still think the warriors aren't that good?
golden state beat houston by double digits for the fourth time to sweep the series. green said, you know, if we're not that good, they in trouble. you know, four losses to somebody that ain't that good. the ama supercross comes tots oakland coliseum this saturday night. and some bad blood will be coming with it. vern glenn has the story. [ engines rev ] >> reporter: dennis, the bikes are back along with its 10,000 pounds of dirt. hey, but thanks to an exchange last week, this supercross stop got some spice to it. >> i was scared, now? it wasn't a good place to be. so, um, you know, i just really just trying to come out of it okay. >> reporter: check him hitting into the back of chad reed. and they both wrecked. this in anaheim last saturday. look what happened when they got going. >> he is going to take him. [ screaming ] >> reporter: result?
immediate black flag. so what's going to happen when they go at it again 7 days later? paparazzi is following you around huh? you're like the "it" guy. >> people love drama. so, you know, it was, um, a unfortunate thing last weekend but we are ready to go. >> reporter: reed said, i have never been black flagged before. yeah, i admit i threw an elbow. but it was kind of a what the expletive kind of thing. >> i don't want to put my two cents in about it and get anybody mad at me but yeah, it definitely needs to be a line drawn and when he crosses it, needs to be penalties but that's interesting right there. i never seen somebody retaliate that quick and that harsh. >> reporter: that's not something you see every day, right? >> no. i mean, that's what can happen though in this sport. it's brutal. and you got to stay on your toes because a lot can go on.
>> reporter: dennis, it's safe to say that when reed and kannard are in the supercross line-up this weekend the crowd just might put their smartphones down and lean forward to see what happens. in oakland, vern glenn, kpix . >> back on the back of a motorcycle you do jump that's part of the equation. >> i have to ask you a question. do you believe belichick? >> no. and one writer who covered that team ever since belichick got there said there's not one thing that happens with the new england patriots that bill belichick does not know about. >> wow. >> vote! >> thanks. right on the poll. >> join us for nightbeat at 10:00 on our sister station, you tell us what you want to pay and we help find options to fit your budget. nah, nah, insurance, nah, nah, nah, discount. my name's flo, you want to go out with me? no. uh-huh-huh! female announcer: it's time to make room for the new mattress models! but sleep train's huge year end clearance
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announcer: it's time to play "family feud." give it up for steve harvey! [captioning made possible by fremantle media] steve: welcome to the show. come on now. yeah. all right, good. thank you very much, everybody. i appreciate you. thank you very much. well, welcome to "family feud," everybody. i'm your man steve harvey. we got another good one for you today. returning for their second day, from charleston, south carolina, one of the only 2 times we've had a all-male championship team-- it's the kirkpatrick family. and from athens, georgia it's the towns family. everybody's here trying to win theyself a lot of cash and the possibility of driving out of here in a brand-new, head- turning ford fusion hybrid. hey, let's play "feud."
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