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that shots are fired. somebody is yelling. not sure who did the shooting. but we have confirmed that the suspect is dead. but again the question remains, where is the victim? where is pearl? >> we're not going to stop looking until you're safe at home. >> reporter: for more than 24 hours rose pinson and her family have prayed, searches and waited helplessly. what do you think happened? >> all i know is that he kidnapped her. i pray she is found safe. >> reporter: investigators identified this teen fernando castro as the man who kidnapped pearl pinson on the way to school yesterday morning. witnesses describe pearl's desperate fight on this pedestrian bridge. >> pearl had some blood and we also -- on her face and we also found some at the scene. >> reporter: witnesses say they saw the bloody 15-year-old screaming for help before she vanished. her cell phone left behind.
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>> fought your way through it. you have to keep fighting. >> reporter: the two were acquaintances. where he took her and why are questions that remain. investigators say they found disturbing notes at the suspect's home. they would only say make finding her a top priority. >> there are concerns on the items we took from the house. >> it's scary and painful. you don't know what's going on. >> reporter: this is still all unfolding. we are trying to determine if they found clues as to her whereabouts. the family planned a vigil tonight at 7:00 at that pedestrian bridge. >> can you tell us anything about the search-and-rescue operation there? >> reporter: so so far, we know that they have found the suspect. right? the suspect was found dead. but again where pearl is, is still a question. as you can see behind me, the search-and-rescue command center is still active. >> thank you. another update on the
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breaking story. a little later in this newscast. now to some breaking news in novato. marin county authorities conducting a series of tactical raids in connection with that deadly shooting of a high school student yesterday. kpix 5 reporter emily turner is near leafwood drive in novato where a second homicide suspect was just arrested. emily? >> reporter: ken, it has been a business is he day here in novato and where i'm standing is the second us is -- the raid that caught the second suspects. you can still see this street is blocked off. right now police are canvassing the area hoping from this spot they will be able to find where suspect number 3 will be. >> potential suspects that's why they are being arrested. >> oh, my god! >> reporter: mary ferrera lives across the street from this house in novato. police and sheriff's deputies raided it this afternoon to arrest a suspect in yesterday's murder of a novato high
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schooler and a stab and shooting of another. >> it was like the movies. eight cops went in the house. they had these big rifles and tactical gear. but only one man came out. they only arrested one man in the house. >> reporter: but he isn't a man. he is a 17-year-old boy. now in custody. because of the crime, novato high school canceled school today to give students space and time to process what's happened. >> we don't have school tomorrow. it's a staff development day. but tuesday everybody is going to be nervous coming back. >> reporter: nervous is exactly how mary says she is feeling today in light of her neighbor's arrest. >> just the fact that they are involved, i mean, you know, we don't know them. but -- >> reporter: they're your neighbors. >> that's pretty scary. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and in just the last 30 minutes, i have been able to figure out from the marin county sheriff's department that this second suspect is also a minor. exactly how old he is, i don't
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know. details are developing every minute. they are working to find out if the bow suspects went to novato high school -- if both suspects went to novato high school. we'll have more updates at 6:00. >> thank you. fed up with all the recent freeway shootings, five mayors in contra costa county are asking governor jerry brown for help. they signed this letter today requesting state money to install cameras at on-ramps and off-ramps along i-80 stretching from el cerrito to hercules. there have been close to 30 freeway shootings since late last year. many of them on i-80. >> we have to tell the public but more importantly the gangsters that, hey, what's going to happen on the freeway is going to get recorded. police believe the shootings are targeted and gang- related. innocent people have been hurt in the crossfire. so far five arrests have been
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made. oakland police hope $30,000 in reward money will lead to clues in the murder of a data scientist. 30-year-old brian bole was found dead after walking home from a bar in the temescal district on april 10 after being shot in the head. now crimestoppers is offering a $10,000 reward. and the fbi is offering an additional $20,000 for information leading to an arrest. today police released surveillance images of a car seen in the area before his murder. it's possibly a 2003 to 2007 silver honda accord. they are also looking for three persons of interest. police say that these individuals may have witnessed the crime and they want to talk to them and the driver of that car. the two alameda county sheriff's deputies caught on camera brutally beating a suspect make a court appearance. luis santamaria and paul weiber are facing assault with a deadly weapon and battery
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charges. they pled not guilty today. the deputies chased the suspect from the east bay to an alley in the mission. that's where video shows them striking car theft suspect stanislas petrov. he had head injuries and broken bones in both hands. campaign 2016, with less than two weeks until the california primary, hillary clinton is back in the bay area trying to sway voters. allen martin is here with a look at clinton's busy afternoon. allen. >> reporter: ken, 475 delegates at stake in the california primary and clinton hopes to capture enough to claim the democratic presidential nomination. we want to give you a live look at the hibernia building on jones street in san francisco. clinton is expected there soon to speak at an organizing event. she is spending the next few days in california campaigning. just yesterday, she was in atherton for a private fundraiser. just a couple of hours ago the democrat spoke to a crowd of supporters at parkside hall in
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san jose. she stressed that the presidential race is very important and she took a shot at donald trump. >> we've got some big decisions to make as a country. and there could not be a starker difference than there is between me and now as of today the republican nominee donald trump. >> she noted that she and sanders are running campaigns actually based on real issues. the latest poll shows clinton and bernie sanders in a dead heat in the california primary. the public policy institute of california found that 46% of likely democratic primary voters support clinton while 44% support bernie sanders. that's within the poll's margin of error. some good news for mrs. clinton. a recount from the kentucky primary confirmed she was the winner earning 27 delegates there. 1,237, that is the number of delegates that donald trump
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needed to clinch the republican presidential nomination. and he achieved that number today. some uncommitted delegates say that they will back trump and that was enough to put him over the top. and now there's a chance that we could see a debate between donald trump and bernie sanders. trump told reporters today that he would love to debate sanders but tv networks would have to donate 10 to $15 million to charity. sanders later tweeted, i'm delighted that donald trump has agreed to debate. let's do it in the biggest stadium possible. san jose speller on the national stage now. >> coming up, how one smart 7th grader is faring today in the finals of the scripps national spelling bee. >> plus, passengers scared away by long security lines. why things at our airports won't get better soon. >> pick your climate kind of thursday. we have the 50s, the 60s, the 70s and the 80s today in the bay area. nice peek outside showing
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mainly sunny skies over san francisco. coming up, what part of the weekend may feature the 90s. >> and the bay area beach just got ranked the worst in the state when it companies to water quality. and two others cracked the top 10. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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he won our cbs-sponsored bay area's regional spelling be. [ spelling ] corrin. >> that is correct. >> he won our cbs sponsored bay area regional spelling bee and right now, he is inching closer to the national crown. the whiz with words has a lot of fans at his san jose middle school. kpix 5's john ramos met with his friends who have nothing but "r-e-s-p-e-c-t." >> reporter: the kids at cha boy yeah middle school in san jose take learning seriously
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and for most, going to college is a given. so it means something when you hear this. >> he's the geek of the school in a good way, absolutely. >> reporter: the he is rutvik gandhasri. a sixth grader who won the bay area's regional spelling bee and is now competing in the finals for the championship. [ spelling ] >> reporter: rutvik gandhasri is now in the second day of the sudden death competition one of only 10 contestants remaining. back at cha boy yeah, they are not surpriseed. >> we met each other in pre-k. back then he knew words like bartender. >> reporter: they say rutvik has always been smart with an amazing work ethic. and he stays calm under pressure which is essential in such a do-or-die competition. but like the rest of us, they still don't quite know how he does it. >> most people haven't even
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heard of these words. how can he spell them? [ spelling ] >> reporter: from here on, the words will only get harder. and with no margin for error, the pressure is increasing. but if rutvik does win, his french say he won't just be a kid who spelled a lot of words correctly. >> people are going to want to learn from him and they are going to take him as their role model and he is going to encourage people to do things that they thought they couldn't do before. >> reporter: in san jose, john ramos, kpix 5. >> the final round is under way right now. just two minutes ago, he correctly spelled the word --?! [ indiscernible ] >> we have have more coming up at 6:00. >> he is quite talented. >> go, kid, go. in other bay area headlines, a south bay principal confirming a senior prank not sabotage was behind the theft of some city council campaign signs. it was a story we told you about exclusively last night. one of the thieves was caught
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by home surveillance camera removing a sign. now the principal at santa teresa high school confirms 70 to 80 students stole the signs as a joke. bart wants to make the ride more comfortable for its passengers. a transit agency is expected to approve a proposal to hang 35,000 more hand straps to its cars. crowded trains have meant more people standing and there have also been complaints that some people can't reach overhead bars. the cost? more than $300,000. and conflicting opinions about security breaches at sfo. a year after the "associated press" record it was the worst in the nation, officials there insist they have had no mor perimeter breaches. but there have others. they say in march last year a woman got on the tarmac and then weeks before there were two other breaches. a lot of summer travel plans being canceled and rearranged right now. a new survey says that people
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are being scared off by the long security lines at airports. cbs reporter mark albert on the word from the top that it won't change anytime soon. >> reporter: airline and airport executives testified before congress thursday about the impact long lines at tsa checkpoints are having on their business. kerry with american airlines says customers are fed up. >> year-to-date more than 70,000 american airlines customers have missed flights due to excessive wait times. >> reporter: a new poll shows more than 20% of those surveyed are changing or canceling their summer travel plans because of the delays. but not everyone we talked with worried about the long lines. >> speeding things up becomes a major issue. and our safety is a little more important. >> reporter: tsa officials say the biggest problem is they need to hire and train more screeners meaning long lines at some airports could last throughout the summer. nearly 450 million passengers have been screened this year.
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that's up 57 million, or 12%, over last year. and the tsa is doing it with 5800 fewer screeners than in 2011. but congressman buddy carter says outsourcing would solve the problem. >> i'm convinced that the private industry can do this just as well with oversight with tsa and save money and improve customer service. >> reporter: 22 airports across the nation have privatized the screening process including san francisco international airport. mark albert for cbs news, arlington, virginia. if you are heading to the beach this memorial day weekend you may want to steer clear of one bay area beach that was just deemed the dirtiest in california. cowell beach in santa cruz is on top of the heel the bay's beach bummer -- "heal the bay"'s beach bummer list which looks at water quality. they say it's so polluted that people shouldn't even touch it. other bay area beaches on the
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list include sunnyvale cove at candlestick point and pillar point harbor in san mateo county. all right. those are the ones to avoid. >> a lot of people probably will be seeking the coastline this weekend. going to be nice out, right? >> gorgeous. >> going to be gorgeous. you don't want the heat but you want the sunshine and afternoon at half moon bay, pacifica, bodega bay, it's just the recipe. because you could pick whatever climate -- whatever temperature range you want, you will be able to find it in the bay area this weekend with obvious the coolest weather being at the beach in the 60s. we saw some 80s today. concord still at 80 degrees. livermore comfortable 76. nice in santa rosa, san jose right now, mid-70s. but look at san francisco. only 59 degrees and oakland 67. the onshore flow is still there. got to be honest, i thought these numbers would be the opposite of what they are. look at the entire month of may so far versus what's normal or average for this time of the year and we are still above average. it's been so chilly the past couple of weeks but santa rosa, san francisco and livermore only a degree or two above average and san jose is exactly
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average. we'll be well above average the next 7 to 10 days. vallejo tonight 52. san jose 51. san francisco 53. plan on a little bit of cloud cover near the water but i think you stay clear inland and here's the summertime pattern. wind from the northwest, san mateo county, san francisco, the onshore flow stays there. so you will not have your temperatures move at all. you will stay in the low 60s. away from the water only 30 or 40 miles away, it's more of a north to northeast wind. an offshore wind or very limit onshore flow. and it will be much warmer. we certainly will see a scenario this weekend. we'll have a couple of up 50s at the beach but likely the low 90s toward antioch and napa. so sunny warm weekend for all. a ridge of high pressure is actually closer and stronger than we first thought. so rather than topping out at the mid-80s, some of you away from the water will hit the low 90s for all three of your holiday weekend days. so tonight, watch out for some fog and low cloud cover anywhere near the water.
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we'll all be warmer tomorrow compared to today except at the beach. temperatures above average for the entire weekend. >> we will see a few isolated 90s inland. most of the bay area is in the 80s or cooler but some spots between 90 and 92. warmest day memorial day. as we head towards middle of next week, a little bit of cooling but certainly mother nature is right on time. that summer feel and summertime temperature spread here just in time for the weekend. >> going to feel great. >> really nice. >> thanks, paul. it's do or die for the "dubs" tonight. we're live on the court at oracle arena as the warriors take on the thunder next. >> but first, stocks mixed today. warriors
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is a small silver hand bell! >> this can't be what it looks like. >> you said you would never come back. >> i did.
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or their playoff run is ove pressure on for the "dubs" to deliver tonight. warriors have to beat the thunder in game 5 or this play- off run is history. kpix 5 reporter christin ayers live at oracle arena tonight. christin, wars really, um, are counting on that -- warriors really, um, counting on the fan support. >> reporter: they will need it. the fans are hoping they can bring just enough to push the warriors over the edge in this do or die game 5 tonight. this is unfamiliar territory not only for the team but also for the fans. some of them told my tonight frankly they don't like the feeling of walking into oracle arena as they were earlier this evening. normally they are coming in with confidence, coming in convinced of a win here at home. tonight fans telling me they have the jitters. they believe in the team, but after these last two blowout losses against oklahoma city, the warriors need a boost of of confidence.
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the home crowd is going to try to give it to them. >> get back to normal tonight. get our swag back. >> they know what they have to do. i don't think they will let us down. >> the crowd has to bring it tonight. none of this whine and cheese stuff. we have to to be saginaw type draymond green as fans tonight. we need to bring it early on. >> reporter: bring it early. that's what the fans hope to do here tonight. oracle has started to fill up. we saw the team warming up earlier. it is do or die so they get the win here tonight, and they continue on in the series. they don't get it and it's going to be the end. so really hoping they can pull it out. live at oracle arena, christin ayers, kpix 5. uncharted waters for bay area hockey fans. >> for the first time in history, the san jose sharks are headed to the stanley cup finals! >> the sharks beat st. louis 5-
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2 last night to win the western conference championship. the finals start monday. sharks will either host the tampa bay lightning or go to pittsburgh to fines the penguins. the historic win had die-hard fans rushing to the shark tank to get their tickets and gear today. after 25 years of waiting, they weren't wasting any time. people were standing in line as early as 7 a.m. >> now, you know, people are going to recognize, you know, this is a hockey town now. so we're super excited for that. the rest of the bay area teams have been been winners. now it's our turn. >> all the sharks' final home games are sold out on ticketmaster. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,, ,,
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ends in a deadly shootout wh a barbara county. now back to our breaking news. a vallejo kidnapping case ends in a deadly shootout with police in santa barbara county. let's get back to kpix 5 reporter maria medina live at the vallejo police command center. maria? >> reporter: that suspect now confirmed dead but the search continues for pearl pinson. the 15-year-old vanished on her way to school yesterday morning. witnesses say she had a bloody face as she tried to fight off her kidnapper. they say castro, fernando castro, had a gun and shot it several times before they both disappeared. we are going to look at some pictures that came into our newsroom not too long ago as officers spotted castro more than 300 miles away. a closer look of the car shows
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a disturbing detail. castro is alone, pearl nowhere to be found. now, officers were able to corner him and this is what happened next. [ gunfire ] [ yelling ] back up, back up! [ sound of helicopters overhead ] >> this is a picture of pearl pinson. they are still looking for her and family members say they do believe that she is still out here alive. back to you guys. >> thank you. that's it for the kpix 5 news at 5:00. the "cbs evening news with scott pelley" is next. >> allen and liz will be back at 6:00. we'll have updates on this story and all the others. remember, the latest news and weather, always on captions by: caption colorado
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