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live from the cbs bay area studios this is kpix5 news. dodged death. a gunman ambushed a bay area police sergeant inside this suv. tonight we learn exactly how she dodged death. >> that sergeant was staring down the barrel of a gun. andria borba is in the newsroom. what happened next probably saved her life. >> that's right. marcus moss was arrested last week and formally charged today. documents released during his court appearance paint a picture how drastically wrong the alleged encounter should have gone. the dispatch call from oakland police sergeant nadia clark after a patrol crash on the night of july 23rd is chilling. >> shots fired. >> a closer look at charging documents for this man, marcus
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moss, reveals how lucky sergeant clark may have been. he allegedly shouted anti- police statements at clerk and fired. there was an expended 9- millimeter casing at the scene, but according to the documents, moss' firearm appears to have malfunctioned. he manipulated the firearm and pointed it at sergeant clark again before running off. moss was formally charged in an alameda county courtroom this morning. his attorney says people shouldn't rush to judgment in this case. >> it's very important that he is not tried and convicted in the court of public opinion. >> moss was captured after an hours long standoff with stockton police at his mother's home thursday. investigators say they recovered a 9-millimeter in the home, a gun which he shouldn't have had in the first place, thanks to his prior felony convictions for robbery and burglary. sources tell kpix5 moss' facebook page under the alias cassius jones was filled with anti-police statements prior to the shootings in dallas, but
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they were scrubbed. the only thing we found on there was this post. moss will number court in september where he is likely -- will be in court in september where he is likely to enter a not guilty plea. tonight part is reaching out to the witness who posted this video of an arrest. the footage led to accusations of excessive force. an internal affairs investigations is underway. b.a.r.t. officers say they responded to a possible armed robbery at the embarcardero station friday. the officers say when they tried to detain a suspect, he physically resisted. the officers eventually arrested the man on suspicion of resisting arrest and battery of a police officer. another man is in critical condition tonight appear after he was -- after he was shot in the head on interstate 80. police say someone fired several shots into his car and drove off. no arrests have been made. this is the 36th freeway shooting in the east bay since
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november. lots of questions tonight about what happened at a huge music festival in southern california. when it ended, a bay area man was dead. kpix5's betty yu tells us he's one of three people who died at the rave. >> that's right, liz. nearly150,000 people went to this music festival. at this point officials are trying to figure out what exactly caused the deaths of these three partygoers. they tell us one was found unresponsive. another had a seizure. a third had chest pain. it's one of the hottest socal music festivals, hard summer in fontana about 50 miles east of l.a., a fuff it's among tens of thousands of -- favorite among tens of thousands of hip-hop and electronic dance music lovers. this weekend three people died after being rushed to the hospital including 22-year-old derrek lee from san francisco. 21-year-old alyssa dominguez who went to san diego state also didn't make it.
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>> i really couldn't believe it. jessica is like i know her. speechless. >> reporter: palo cruz is alyssa's cousin. >> she would always laugh and smile. every time she would laugh it would spark up everyone's day. >> reporter: the rave moved from l.a. county fairgrounds last year after two college students died of drug overdoses. the l.a. times found that before this weekend there were at least 24 confirmed drug-related destinationwide over the last 10 -- deaths nationwide over the last 10 years and that's just raves organized by l.a. area companies. last year a 24-year-old san francisco man died at an electronic dance music festival in las vegas. ecstasy is a common drug used at these types of raves. it can lead to severe illness, coma and death and cause body temperatures to rise. this weekend temperatures in fontana were in the 90s which can also lead to
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dehydration. officials tell us nine people in total were rushed to hospitals for medical reasons from the hard summer music festival. the coroner's office says that these three deaths are unrelated and they are being investigated separately. >> thank you, betty. the search is on for a bay area college student who disappeared in the oregon wilderness. 21-year-old riley zickle went missing wednesday. >> he does not know this area, but he's a very experienced backpacker. he spends all his money at rei, so he's got real good gear and he's a very sensible kid and this is besides music his favorite thing to do. >> riley's father said his son does tend to hike alone and he's probably stretching his food to make it last.
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the latest word out of monterey county, it could be another month before this massive wildfire is under control. kpix5's devin fehely has new details from the fire line. >> reporter: the massive wildfire burning in the big sur area continues to burn in some rugged, remote and steep areas. it's made it a true struggle for firefighters to gain the upper hand. it's only 18% contained and has burned or blackened over 40,000 acres and of destroyed 57 homes. it's -- and destroyed 57 homes. it's forced the closure of several state parks nearby which is hurting businesses that depend on the summer travel. >> right now the fires are threatening 2,000 homes. most evacuation orders are still in effect. a bulldozer operator was killed last week fighting the fire. for months we have been reporting on the troubles at theranos and tonight the palo alto blood testing company is
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under fire again. this time the ceo is accused of a bait and switch. this article popped up on fortune this evening. s. but there are serious qu theranos promised to revolutionize healthcare by offering rapid, cheap, painless blood tests, but there are serious questions about whether those tests actually work. instead - she introduced a new tonight the founder elizabeth holmes promised to finally share information about her diagnostics technology. instead she introduced a new blood testing machine. the c-d-c has issued an it's a small lab robot the size of a computer printer. the fda has not yet approved that device. the cdc issued a warning pregnant women should not travel to part of miami. this advisory was issued after florida said 10 more people were infected with the zika virus that. brings the total to 14. the affected zone is north of downtown miami. health officials say intensive
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mosquito spraying isn't working as well as they hoped. >> that could be because some of the mosquitoes are resistant to those insecticides or they haven't gotten rid of all the standing water. >> there is a response team being sent to florida to help control the spread of zika. hillary clinton is pulling ahead of donald trump tonight. this cbs news poll shows the democratic nominee ahead of her republican rival by seven percentage points. trump is being slammed for his war of words for the parents of a fallen muslim american soldier. craig boswell reports. >> reporter: the republican ticket is on the defensive against bipartisan criticism of donald trump's comments about the family of a fallen muslim american army captain humayun khan. a military mom confronted
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trump's running mate mike pence in nevada monday. >> will there ever be a point in time where you're able to look at trump in the eye and tell him enough is enough? >> as i said last night, captain khan is an american hero and we honor him and his family. >> reporter: the firestorm started after khan's father khizr challenged trump at the democratic national convention. >> have you even read the united states constitution? >> reporter: trump responded questioning whether khan's wife stayed silent because of her religion at the dnc. >> she was standing there. they had nothing to say. >> reporter: trump is not backing down telling a local columbus, ohio, television station, "all i did was respond and i will always respond." democratic vice presidential nominee tim kaine. >> is there no limit to which this guy will descend? trashing the family of a war hero. >> reporter: republican senator and former prisoner of war john mccain said being the party nominee does not give
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trump an unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us. a new cbs poll said 63% of those surveyed said trump does not have the right temperament to be president. this luxury bay area high rise is home to celebrities and millionaires, but now it's sinking and tilting. who the builder blames tonight. >> some new signs posted along the street warn of two dozen recent murders in san jose, but tonight it's not what you think. >> we'll explain what this billionaire bay area venture capitalist wants to do with children's blood. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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ground. at's the problem imagine paying millions of dollars for a home only to find out it's slowly sinking into the ground. that is the problem tonight at a luxury san francisco high rise. home to celebrities like joe montana, hunter pence, kpix5's
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phil matier is asking how could this happen? >> scary. >> the leaning tower of san francisco. >> reporter: those were some of the millennial residents' reactions to an engineering report that the 3 of hundred $58 million -- that the $358 million luxury high rise has sunk 60 inches and is now tilting 2 inches off the center as well. >> i've seen a lot of surveyors. i kind of thought something was up like that. i'm pretty shocked. >> reporter: so far the only signs have been cracks in the garage and sidewalk. >> there's always been the great speculation that the building was thinking and obviously based on the numbers it is. >> reporter: three years ago ascot bash paid $2 million for his tower digs. were you worried about it sinking even more? >> it will sink for sure. it's the tilting you worry about more. >> reporter: the builder millennial towers said all buildings settle over time. however, 301 mission exists in
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a location where major underground construction work was subsequently performed by others, a not so subtle hint that the fault may lie with the massive digging the mega billion transbay terminal that the city and others are building just across the street. the transbay project, however, shot back the allegation was misplaced and that engineering reports show that the tower was actually sinking before work even began on the transbay center. as for who was at fault and who was going to pay for the fix? >> this is the lawyer's delight. >> reporter: there's also the question of how to fix it and the cost and that figure, well, that could be the sky is the limit. a man beaten by alameda county sheriff's deputies is now filing a federal civil rights lawsuit. the deputies were caught on camera beating stanislas petrov after a high speed chase last november. petrov is now suing alameda county, the sheriff, deputies and several others who he says
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did nothing about the beating. the suit seeks unspecified damages. tonight we know the pilot of a hot air balloon that crashed in texas had been convicted of dui four times. he also spent time in prison, but he was still allowed to fly. the ex-girl friend of skip nichols described him as a recovering alcoholic. however, she said that he had been sober for the last four years. investigators believe the balloon hit some high tension power lines about 140 feet in the air near austin over the weekend. all 16 people aboard died. among the victims a newlywed couple. it's uncertain if the pilot's drinking laboratories had anything to do with the crash. -- habits had anything to do with the crash. there's been a recent rash of phone thefts in san francisco. most of the recent raids happened downtown. thieves robbed at least 10 people over the weekend specifically targeting asians.
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in many cases the suspects had guns. sayre shows us. tonight some vandals are being compared to killers after what happened in san jose. kpix5's mark sayre shows us. >> reporter: this tree was murdered is what signs along meridian avenue in san jose say after nearly two dozen newly planted frees were cut down in a most deliberate manner. >> this was a very methodically carried out mean and vicious act. >> reporter: in april rhonda berry and her nonprofit group our city forest planted these trees on a stretch of meridian that is nothing more than roadway and sound wall. it was a huge effort involving dozens of volunteers and lane closures. because they absorb dangerous particulates we would be otherwise breathing. >> reporter: all the trees were cut down in the same ght and while all anyone has is a guess at the moment, arborists say the cuts were so clean they
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believe somebody might have come through with an electric saw and cut the trees down one after another. >> here we have 23 of our beautiful trees that were planted last spring have essentially been murdered. >> reporter: it's hard to put an exact cost on the damage, but san jose city councilman pierre luigi oliverio had contributed about $20,000 from his account to help maintain the trees for two years and now he's offering $5,000 for anyone willing to turn in the free vandal. mark sayre, kpix5. >> these two -- these two men climbed to the top of the eastern span of the bay bridge. tonight they face trespassing charges. witnesses say they scaled the 525-foot tower last night. chp officers arrested them on their way down. the chp booked them at san francisco county jail. a billionaire silicon valley venture capitalist is out for blood according to inc.
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magazine. this man is investigating in research on the practice involved using a young patient's blood to replace an older person's. the goal? slow down the aging process. teal says that the procedure has the potential to be like a fountain of youth. well, it's on our state flag, but the grizzly bear has been extinct here in california nearly a century. tonight there's a new campaign to bring the bear back. the center for biological diversity wants to have the state and feds study the reintroduction of grizzlies into the golden state, part of the rewilding of california. the idea? bring grizzlies back to the sierra nevada. researchers say the deer population has gotten out of hand without them. grizzlies could help bring that back down. >> without the apex predators the mammal populations can explode and they can really
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devastate the general vegetation of the ecosystem. >> now it may be years before we see grizzlies roaming california again if the effort gains any traction. paul deanno is sitting inside with the weather map here. things have cooled off quite a bit. >> it has. last week 100, 100, 102, 105. it's going to get cooler as the week rolls on, san francisco 57 and fog free for now at the golden gate, san jose 62, comfy in concord, oakland and livermore, 56 in santa rosa. overnight a couple 40s in the far north bay, 51 in napa, oakland waking up to clouds, mountain view 58 and the clouds make it to concord and livermore. with the ocean breeze better air quality. the problem last week was the smoke moving north of the fire. air quality fine tomorrow, good to moderate, not a spare the
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air day, all these changes simply because the onshore flow went from light to mod ray. at the beach you aren't seeing much change, but inland a significant change up to 30 degrees. it's a chilly ocean and chilly air above it. once we transport that inland, it will cool you down and will continue to the next couple days. cloud cover, too, lots of fog and low cloud cover, tri-valley north of walnut creek and concord. you'll get the afternoon sunshine, but the okay influence stays with us all day long and temperatures stay near or below normal. there's the reason why. that big counterclockwise swirl you see is feeding in closer. tomorrow close to normal. that's nice around here this time of year. san jose sunshine in the
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afternoon, any 82, hail ward 72, kuper -- cupertino, 72. san rafael gorgeous 82 degrees, oakland upper 60s, ukiah 98 degrees. extended forecast, status quo through wednesday, take another step backwards with the temperature as we head towards the weekend, 60s nearly the bay, 50s at the beach and 80s inland. we are back to normal after a hot week last week. >> all right. thanks, paul. donald trump posted this picture of his dinner on social media, why twitter users are making fun of him tonight. >> here are tonight's guests on the late show with stephen colbert. ,,,,,,,,,,
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finger lickin' good ... >> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces furniture. donald trump wanted to show off his meal that is finger licking >> well, tonight he's the one taking a licking on twitter. this is a picture he tweeted. there is trump on a plane with a bucket of kfc. if you look more closely, he's eating a piece of chicken with a knife and fork. people on twitter are having a field day with this one. check it out. he said eating kfc with a fork and knife is like eating a candy bar with chopsticks. another tweet said trump with the kfc, all hillary got to do is beat out a popeye's pic to
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end this thing. >> interesting, interesting. >> i don't know. i've done things like cut up a slice of pizza with a fork and knife. >> you can do it that way. technically you want to pick it up and eat it with your hands. does that make me a bad guy? >> all i know is it's been a rough, rough week for donald trump. >> can't do anything right. this is not a rebuilding year according to one 49er. he's going to tell you why. >> and this football/baseball player was just told he'd been traded to san francisco, a ,,,,
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giants loaded up on left handed matt moore was major league baseball trade deadline today and giants loaded up on left-handed pitching. matt moore was playing football when the rays told him you've just been traded to the giants. the tampa starter is 27 years old, has a career earned run average under 4. giants gave up three players, one of them matt duffy and his big cat.
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duffy has been hurt, but gm bobby evans has been asked about him a lot. >> we felt like this might be the time to move him to help our club win now even though it comes at a sacrifice of a guy that's extremely popular and pretty hard move to make. for us it was just an opportunity right now to split up by ourselves for rotation which really pitching is one of our greater needs. >> okay evans wasn't done there -- bobby evans wasn't done there. he went hollywood and picked up will smith. ♪[ music ] >> yeah, how do you like it? not that will smith. this will smith. san francisco parted with two players to get the milwaukee left-handed reliever. dealt to the dodgers meanwhile a's fans josh reddick and rich hill fell victim to the a's annual fire sale both dealt to the dodgers.
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hill was 9-3 in his only year in oakland. reddick was in the a's outfield for five years. billy beane got three prospects back in that deal. 49er fans can commiserate with the a's fans with the 49ers training camp just two days old, 10 year veteran joe staley doesn't want to hear anything about rebuilding. >> that's bs to tell all the guys. it's bs to guys that give everything they have to the game of football. so i'm never ever looking for anything less than to hold the lombardi trophy at the end of the year. i think it's realistic with the football team we have, but we have a long, long way to go. >> oh, man. >> let me tell you something. the 2011 colts went 2-14 and the next year they made the playoffs under lott. so anything is possible. >> so you're saying there's a chance. >> what are you going to say? hey, we suck and we're not
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going to make the playoffs, right? you have to be optimistic, ken. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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