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after he was shot in the head. police tell us- it's a miracle he's still alive. juliette a san francisco police officer is fighting for his life after he was shot in the head. police say it's a miracle he is still alive. good evening, i'm juliette goodrich. >> i'm brian hackney. kpix 5's jackie ward is in san francisco with new details on the officer. jackie. >> reporter: brian, a close family friend says that kevin downs is the officer who was shot last night. and this is where the chase of the suspect ended. it's a quiet neighborhood that doesn't see a lot of police action so we talked to the people to live in the area who said they were very concerned last night. >> officer down! all units respond! this is a 406! >> reporter: kevin downs an officer who has been with the sfpd for two years is still in
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critical condition today after being shot in the head last night. he is recovering here at san francisco general hospital. >> he had surgery to remove fragments from his brain and he has partial paralysis on the side of his body from the shot to the head. >> reporter: interim police chief toney chaplin says downs is lucky to be alive today because the bullet was just one centimeter away from hitting the main artery in the center of his head. >> shots fired, shots fired! >> reporter: catching the suspect who shot downs was not easy. after shooting downs near everglades drive, the armed man led police on a foot chase from the lakeshore shopping center through stern grove. leon sherman and his dad were driving home as this happened. >> there's a cop and my dad thought that he was getting pulled over. but then we saw them everywhere. and it was kind of freak over. >> reporter: these students from sf state were on the way home, too. >> down 29th we sar a barricade
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of cop cars surrounding the area. we heard flash-bangs go off and multiple rounds fired. so it was a little weird. >> there were like 12 cop cars like a bust. they said it was safe. i had never seen anything like that. >> reporter: downs is one of the best officers at the taraval station and although his injury is very serious, he is expected to survive. now, the person who shot him is also recovering from a gunshot wound at sf general. we still don't know any details about this person, his name or the charges that will be filed against him. in san francisco, jackie ward, kpix 5. san francisco mayor ed lee released a statement on the shooting today saying each day the members of the san francisco fire department face uncertainty and danger with the purpose of protecting our city and its residents. my thoughts remain with the officer and his family. police interrupted a wedding celebration at stern grove as they chased the suspected shooter through the park. the group was put on lockdown
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until it was all over. one man who was working the event tweeted, it was a little worrisome when the s.w.a.t. team came down the road with their assault rifles. they got the suspect. the weather in the bay area dangerous winds wreaking havoc on the treasure island music festival right now. at least one woman was injured after a vending machine landed on her! you can see paramedics wheeling her out on a stretcher. organizers evacuated the vendor area as winds picked up. on top of that all acts are being pushed back an hour to make up for the lost time. the festival will now run through midnight. it's not going to help much. there's more on the way. taking a live look now at the golden gate bridge, the first major storm to hit the bay area in months, strong winds heavy rain expected to last throughout the weekend. kpix 5 hi-def doppler shows heavy rain moving in over sonoma and marin. we'll pull back to show that you more rain is behind that initial blast as well as a few showers and thundershowers. you can see the lightning bolts
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and the map indicating actual strikes. in the meantime, this is what much of the bay area will look like as the night goes on. it is all wheeling around a deep low off washington state. so tonight an inch of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour in bay area peaks. we'll have the complete forecast in just a few minutes. despite the tricky weather, caltrans carried out the latest leg of the old bay bridge implosion today. [ implosion ] >> it took less than three seconds to blow up. caltrans says 8,000 pounds of explosives were detonated but due to environmental monitoring it had relatively low impact on marine life. the next detonation is scheduled to two weeks from today. we are getting breaking news right now out of san diego. at least four people are dead after a car flew off the coronado bay bridge and landed on a crowd of people gathered below. it happened a little over an hour ago at chicano park. police say people at the park
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were attending a festival. it's unclear what caused the door veer off the bridge. there's an uproar in oakland's chinatown today over lyrics to a rap song. kpix 5's da lin explains some think it's play-by-play for how to target and rob chinese families. ♪[ music ] [ unintelligible rap lyrics ] >> reporter: he raps about money and women, pretty common among rappers. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: it's one of his lesser known songs that has many chinese-americans singing the blues. ♪[ music ] [ indiscernible ] find a chinese neighborhood [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: critics say it's a blueprint encouraging bad guys to target chinese families. ♪[ music ] [ unintelligible rap lyrics ] >> not only that people would be losing property but also
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people would get hurt and killed. >> reporter: people protested in oakland chinatown this afternoon. people are also protesting in philadelphia where yg has a concert. >> it's not about you and me. it's about us. so let us work together. >> reporter: the berkeley rapper is also convicted of robbery. he says it's freedom of expression and songs are often a reflection of their own experience. >> if you can't speak free then rapper you can't [ indiscernible ] [ completely unintelligible ] >> reporter: it goes back to whether a debate whether gangsta rap glorifies and incites violence. kpix 5's da lin, kpix 5. >> yy released the song a couple of years ago but some in fact chinese community learned it of recently. there are several online petitions demanding yg to remove the song. senator bernie sanders is campaigning again california
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focused on state races. sanders appeared at rallies for state senate candidate jane kim and yes on prop 51 events. he joined several healthcare groups calling for an end to price gouging by big pharma. >> there is no rational reason why the pharmaceutical industry continues to rip off the people of this country and charge us the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. >> sanders has made a cam pan aide for the pro prop 61 campaign that requires the state to negotiate drug prices. opponents say an independent analysis concluded it could cost taxpayers millions more. the presidential candidates were both in the northeast today but only one was campaigning. reporter brook silva-braga on their day as we head into the final weeks of the 2016 election. >> reporter: donald trump denied a growing list of accusations he improperly touched women and said their stories were evidence of
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corruption. >> remember this. it's a rigged election because your phony people coming up with phony allegations with no witnesses whatsoever! >> reporter: the clinton campaign responded to the rigged election comments with a statement. the american electoral system is free, fair and open. and voting should be encouraged, not dismissed or undermined because a candidate is afraid he is going to lose. four days before the final presidential debate donald trump said his opponent used performance-enhancing drugs before their last meeting. >> i think we should take a drug test prior to the debate records yesterday clinton joked about trump questioning her endurance. >> it's a grueling strenuous challenge that requires a lot of stamina. >> reporter: the latest round of wikileaks emails includes transcripts of paid speeches clinton gave investment bank goldman sachs. in one, she said the people who know the most about regulating wall street are wall street
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bankers themselves. brook silva-braga, for cbs news, new york. >> the man caught making lewd remarks about women with donald trump could be nearing a deal to leave nbc. billy bush was pulled off the air when the video surfaced and he is reportedly in negotiations for an exit settlement as high as $9 million. just to walk away. could be announced monday. the final presidential debate is wednesday night. you can see it here on kpix 5 at 6 p.m. coming up, a deadly shootout at a los angeles restaurant injures more than a dozen people. what investigators say led up to the shooting. >> the new north bay smart train hits a major snag. why the launch of the train service now is being delayed until next year. [ ding, ding, horn ] ,,,,,,,,,,
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a problem with the trains' engines has delayed the launch of the service until next spring. officials had planned to re north bay commuters will have to wait until next year for the smart train. an engine problem delayed it until next spring. officials planned to start the train service before the end of the year. but all 14 of the railcars will have to be redesigned. the train will run between santa rosa and san rafael. bart showed off the train of the future at pleasant hills. the three car train is a fleet of 1,000 cars that are on order. bart says when they go into operation soon, passengers will enjoy a quieter ride with
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better air-conditioning and more comfortable seats. a shooting at a restaurant overnight in los angeles left three men dead and a dozen people wounded. it happened about 12:30 a.m. on a residential street west of downtown l.a. an argument escalated to gunfire from multiple weapons. investigators are examining shell casings and other evidence at the restaurant operating out of a converted house. people who live in the area say it's not a violent neighborhood. >> i'm actually shocked to hear this around this area because we really don't have any problems with anybody. this is that type of community that everyone knows everyone and we're pretty much like family. to hear that it's shocking. >> police are questioning two possible suspects. l.a. mayor eric garcetti says in a statement, we cannot tolerate these tragedies multiplying in communities across america. well, despite our rain, a trio of wildfires is burning in the sierra. one is blamed for destroying 22 homes north of carson city,
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nevada. hundreds of people have been evacuated near lake tahoe. and a major road into reno is closed. nevada's governor has declared a state of emergency. hundreds of firefighters are working on the most dangerous fire in the washoe valley. several bay area fire teams are helping fight those fires in nevada. they have battled wet weather conditions as they drove through the sierra yesterday. crews from alameda county, fremont, hayward, livermore, pleasanton and other agencies are now on the fire lines. the national weather service confirmed it was an ef- 2 tornado that was captured on camera in oregon. incredibly, one of two to hit the state in the past 24 hours. the northwest has been socked by severe weather. homes have been damaged, trees knocked down, and power knocked out by winds of 75 miles an hour. the worst news, they are getting more rain tonight. and still ahead, a south san francisco bakery closing its doors. why it was considered to be an iconic business in the community.
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>> and as we look high from atop sutro tower, the next storm coming in, strong winds, heavy rain, all happening within a few hours. details on the forecast in a few minutes after a break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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san francisco... run by generations of the same family.. sold its last batch of treats today before closing for good. a beloved bakery in south san francisco run by generations of the same family sold its last batch of treats today before closing for good. italian immigrants opened galley sanitary bakery on grand
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avenue 107 years ago and it continued to use recipes passed down through the decades. loyal customers came for the cookies, the dutch crunch bread, italian rum cake and foccacia. the bakery also made wedding or birthday cakes. >> most of my birthday cakes down at our restaurant came from here. and they were done beautifully. >> lots of memories. the owner died a couple years ago and since then it's wife has been apparently struggling to keep the business going. >> too bad. 107. they built that a year after the 1906 earthquake. right? we'll do the math later. yeah. that's too bad after such a long time but as we said before california a lousy state to be a sentimentalist. the rain is coming. we'll all be wet in the next few hours as it's spawned by
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the low off the north coast. you can see the stronger cells right now approaching mount vaca just to the east of santa rosa and about to spill in the napa valley. it already has. heavy rain off the peninsula. low pressure that's off washington state means that more rain and wind and it was a gusty day today in the bay area with wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour, could get stronger overnight as this heads south. it's not a cold system yet. 70 degrees now in concord. oakland 69. livermore 69. flash flood watches are posted through tomorrow night especially for the burn areas of the soberanes fire in the santa cruz mountains. coastal flood advisory strong rip currents and large shore breaks possible with a sneaker waves threat so have a care coastside. wind advisories are posted as well through tomorrow afternoon. it's going to be a windy saturday night. downed trees and power lines may happen around the bay area. futurecast shows things ease up in the small hours of the morning but then tomorrow afternoon they are back up in
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the 20-mile-an-hour range for the winds. the next few hours we'll see wind and rain. futurecast, we have frozen this at 9 a.m. on sunday morning and you can see that there's still scattered showers around especially in the south bay. that hasn't picked up much in the way of rain. it's mostly north and central bay. tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. you can see widely scattered showers. so we are now going to be in a showery regime after tonight. expect sunday to get wet from time to time. but behind all of this after a lingering chance on monday morning, this is tuesday now at 6 a.m., high pressure builds in, we'll go sunny. so expect to get wet tonight as much as 1.5" in the santa cruz mountains. they have flash flood watches, inch up in the north bay. it will be rainy and windy tonight. rain spreads south not nearly as much in the south bay as in the north bay. wind gusts as high as 50 miles an hour. showers tomorrow just in time for the raiders to be playing. on-and-off rain as they take on
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kansas city at 10:5 p.m. tomorrow. the art and pumpkin festival this deceptively sunny picture isn't communicate the weather. some showers around. 63 degrees. that treasure island music fest we have been talking about 65 degrees. winds won't be as bad tomorrow. but it will be a little wet. oktoberfest as well this weekend in campbell, cloudy and showers and then finally the safeway open, is that this weekend? >> going on right now. >> 65 degrees on-and-off rain. overnight lows tonight, mid- 50s. sun-up tomorrow morning at 7:20 a.m. again later and later. high temperature forecast numbers near mid- to upper 60s tomorrow with showers around. extended forecast does call for sun to be coming out big time wednesday, thursday, friday. and, in fact, by next weekend we'll be back in the mid-80s inland. but between now and then, that's some wet weather to deal with tonight. vern glenn has sports. >> rain is not going to affect me. no, not at all. hey, stick around. i got plenty of game. in fact our director wayne
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flippo is going to take to us commercial break right now. i have jim harbaugh, why was he in town last night. shouldn't he be in ann arbor? ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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to california schools? man: vote yes on proposition 55.
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woman: prop 55 doesn't raise taxes on anyone. man: not on working californians, not small businesses. no one. woman: instead, prop 55 simply maintains the current tax rate on the wealthiest californians. man: so those who can most afford it continue paying their fair share... woman: ...to prevent new education cuts... man: ...and keep improving california's schools. woman: vote yes on prop 55 to help our children thrive. we have lebron james, cheering on his hometown area team...cleveland... alcs hosting cubs dodgers nlcs up top. moving pictures coming up on the late show. we do have lebron james, cleveland alcs hosting toronto. tied at one in the third and
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francisco lind door game one offense comes through again. rbi single put them up for good. toronto's joe biagini from kpix 5 intern to pitching in the alcs! two more scoreless innings today. he has not allowed a run in four post-season appearances. cleveland's andrew miller just a little bit better. two more innings today. got 11 strikeouts. the indians beat the jays 2-1 to take a 2-0 series lead. we got golf! more soggy safeway open from napa. round 3. phil mickelson at 16. out of the junk and puts himself in position. he is nine under for the tournaments after a three-under 69. johnson wagner started the day three shots off the lead but there it is on 8 chipping in. wagner now in sole possession of first place leading two players by a single shot with
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round 3 still in progress. nfl, the 49ers 7 to 9 point underdogs at buffalo and look who is under center tomorrow. colin kaepernick. you with him or against him? after losing four straight, chip kelly didn't seem to care what take the bills have on kap let alone how they have had all week to scheme for him. >> i think we live in a society, number one, that there are no secrets. so if colin took the reps with the ones on the tuesday, wednesday, thursday, somebody's mole would have told him who was taking all reps. >> you know what i mean? i don't really care. we have similar quarterbacks. our offense doesn't change. i don't think when you're going to outsmart people in the national football league where all of a sudden if the second quarterback is playing that rex is going to tear up his game plan and said we're screwed. ♪[ music ] >> i don't buy that whole, you know, stick the banana in the tailpipe and try to tell them the car is broken. >> we're not going to fall for
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a banana in the tailpipe. >> you're not? [ laughter ] >> then there's the raiders. if they are going to get over they have to get to the quarterback. number 92, he agrees. the defensive tackle is 2.5 sacks so far and yes, they have given up over 400 yards a game. but it's all about the offense. he knows his peeps back in oklahoma will be watching. >> chiefs, raiders? in relative terms is it kind of line sooners, texas? >> yeah. yeah. >> red river rivalry? >> yeah, it's a big rival game especially being from oklahoma. i kind of grew up, that and the dallas cowboys are one of the closees teams to my hometown -- closest teams to my hometown. every time we play the chiefs, they are like take it easy on the chiefs. i don't know what that means. so trying to win. college ball. where was peyton manning today? well, he was in knoxville
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checking out his volunteers hosting top-ranked alabama. 2nd quarter alabama just too good. here's quarterback jaylen hurts putting the hurting on tennessee. 5 yards, 21-7. 4th quarter now with 35-10, here's eddie jackson. fielding the punt, and excuse me! i got to go! he gone! 79 yards the crimson tide crushed ninth ranked tennessee 49-10 to get to 7-0 for the year. michigan in a bye week so coach harbaugh was back in the bay area last night. still in pursuit to land antioch running back harris. the top-ranked back in the country. he even helped with homecoming. >> homecoming queen ...
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[ screaming ] >> when mendez shows some games the last thing she expected would be to have her name on the microphone by jim harbaugh. >> very cool. nice of him to show unfortunately awesome. >> did you know when the intern was your intern that he -- >> yeah. when i started here, he was an intern here. >> and you knew he had that pitcher in him? >> he was in the giants organization at the time. now he is in the bigs. >> good for him. thanks so much for watching. see you back here at 6:00. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com ,,,,
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captioning sponsored by cbs >> ninan: severe weather slams the pacific northwest. remnants of a typhoon batters the coast following a rare tornado outbreak. also tonight, ferocious wildfires in the west. the death toll from southeast floods still rising. donald trump's new challenge to hillary clinton-- drug tests before their next debate. >> she's getting pumped up for wednesday night. i don't know what's going on with her. >> ninan: and the nixon presidential library reopens, hoping to reach post-watergate. >> i was not alive when richard nixon resigned. this is the "cbs weekend news." >> ninan: good evening. i'm reena ninan with the western editioof

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