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road she crawled some 100 yards. that's when richard lodholt spotted already and called 911. he got out of his car to comfort her until paramedics arrived. >> she said that, you know, she felt like she was going to die and i said no, you're not. you're going to fight. after her parents divorced and went to live with her dad in tracy where she met the suspects. earlier today somebody came by with balloons and started a makeshift memorial. her friends are still in shock and heard about her death yesterday from family members who came by her and shared the news. this video from her twitter feed confirms when we heard out here, that she was a determined skater. she was stabbed multiple times monday morning including in the throat. police say she survived fatal wounds for several hours crawling 100 yards in cold weather and police say against horrible odds she hung on long enough to give detectives enough clues to find her accused killers. did you hear after she got stabbed she crawled?
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>> yeah. i heard about that. it's hard. >> reporter: how does this change the way you live life now? >> honestly kind of weird as this may sound, i'm going to just skate and have like fun for her. >> reporter: lizette graduated from silver creek high school in 2016. the superintendent released a statement saying they're in shock and disbelief. the school made grief counselors available to students today. tonight's candlelight vigil was organized by family members. they are expected to attend here tonight. it will happen at 7:30 at great oaks state park in san jose. kiet do, kpix5. a developing story unfolding in san francisco, 10 middle school students sickened by a mystery substance. some were rushed to the hospital. kpix5's joe vazquez is at james lick middle school in noe valley. >> reporter: officials here at james lick middle school say 10 students suddenly got sick this afternoon after ingesting, swallowing some sort of substance, but officials are not yet identifying that
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substance. of the 10 kids who needed medical treatment the fire department is saying nine were minor. first responders doing triage identified 1 kid as having symptoms more severe than the rest. >> it means we need to put this person to the forefront of our care modalities and that person will be taken to the hospital sooner than any of the other individuals, which was the case here. again nonlife threatening but definitely had symptoms that needed to be addressed immediately. >> reporter: the school put it out a notice to -- put out a notice to parents more kids may end up getting sick. if so, they need to immediately alert authorities and that the students won't get in trouble for coming forward. parents are advised to look out for specific symptoms. >> if there's nausea, if the student seems to be acting like they have some kind of disorientation, if they report having ingested something unusual today. >> reporter: could this have been drugs? >> at this time we aren't speculating because we just want to make sure that the people who are treating the students have an opportunity to examine what it might be. >> reporter: late in the day
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school administrators made an announcement on the loudspeaker saying if any other kids were feeling sick, they should come down to the principal's office. no other students came forward. in san francisco, joe vazquez, kpix5. new at 5:00 take a look at this. this is not what you want to see at the start of your vacation. that is a damaged engine from a united flight from san francisco to honolulu. safely... passengers say the cowling tore away over the pacific ocean. nowhere to land, but flight 1175 was able to stay in the air and land safely and was quickly swarmed by maintenance crews. this is exclusive video of the plane sitting on the tarmac sometime later. you can see the exposed engine there, the front of it. the cowling is gone and obviously missing over the ocean. one passenger described it as the scariest flight of my life. united issued a statement saying the pilots followed protocols to safely land the
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aircraft and passengers deplaned normally. the family of the man who was shot and killed by a b.a.r.t. police officer is calling for justice. supporters of shaleem tindall rallied at the west oakland b.a.r.t. station today. tindall was shot three times on january 3rd by the officer. tindall was fighting with another man at the time. b.a.r.t. police say the two fired after tindall refused to drop his gun after he was ordered, but the tindall family attorney contends the officer's body cam video tells a different story. >> all i know is that the officer did not see a gun and they were fighting. they had their arms around each other, so it's hard to believe anyone had a gun. they were grappling. >> last month oakland police released a photo of a handgun that officers say they recovered from the scene. what occurred," and that bart this afternoon b.a.r.t. released a statement saying it is committed to a full and independent investigation into
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what occurred and that b.a.r.t. police are fully cooperating with oakland police. pretty unusual courtroom request today, it came from one of the suspects arrested for two violent home invasions in santa rosa. the man asked to call his mom. the four men are facing a list of charges including murder. all but one are from out of the state. they are accused of killing a homeowner during an armed robbery last thursday. the victim, jose torres, was shot multiple times at his home on melcon lane. detectives suspect the gunmen were after marijuana and money. a fifth suspect identified as amber hembry also known as skittles is still on the run. detectives say she's a crips gang member from virginia. a second home was also targeted and the family there terrorized the very same morning. a not guilty plea to two federal gun charges from the undocumented immigrant acquitted of fatally shooting
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kate steinle. jose garcia-zarate's defense attorneys say the charges are redundant. they plan to file an additional motion seeking dismissal of the case on the grounds that it's vindictive prosecution. steinle was killed while walking on a san francisco pier back in july, 2015 when a bullet from a gun held by garcia-zarate ricocheted. he's due back in court in april. our top national story, more questions about security clearances at the white house and when the trump administration knew about a domestic abuse allegation against a top aide. website reporter mola lenghi with the latest on the trump administration's shifting narrative. mola? >> reporter: well, liz, fbi director christopher wray testified today before congress and essentially dismantled the white house's timeline of events, what they've been saying about how the administration handled the rob porter situation. fbi director christopher wray didn't say what was in rob
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porter's background check, but did he say when it was delivered to the white house. >> the fbi submitted a partial report on the investigation in question in march and then a completed background investigation in late july. >> reporter: ray testified the fbi handed over requested follow-up information on porter in november, 2017 and closed its investigation last month. ray's timeline differs from the white house's version of event. >> it was ongoing, hadn't been completed. >> reporter: the press secretary had this explanation today. >> the white house personnel security office which is staffed by career officials may have received information, but they had not completed their process and made a recommendation to the white house. >> reporter: the white house and chief of staff john kelly are on the defensive because porter's two ex-wives told investigators he physically abused them. >> i am concerned. i think a lot of people are concerned about what has come to light in terms of these
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background checks. >> reporter: porter was serving as staff secretary with an interim security clearance. once the fbi completes its background investigation the white house decides whether to approve full clearance. >> well, somebody is dropping the ball. that's for sure because these investigations should have been completed. >> reporter: more than a year into the trump administration dozens of top officials still don't have full security clearance including the president's son-in-law, jared kushner. white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders said again today that the president supports the victims of domestic abuse, but the president himself has yet to make that statement publicly. in fact, when he was asked today point blank by reporters about domestic violence, he ignored those questions. liz? >> thank you. one more footnote. several news organizations are reporting rob porter was up for a promotion when he resigned. sources say he was in discussions to be elevated to
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deputy chief of staff when he was forced out over these spousal abuse scandals. also on capitol hill tonight senate debate has begun on immigration reform. lawmakers agreed to consider any proposal that can gather the 60 votes needed to move forward. republicans are pushing a bill giving a path to citizenship for nearly 2 million undocumented immigrants. it would fund border security and the border wall with $25 billion, limit family-based immigration and eliminate the diversity visa lottery. >> it's the one bill that can become law. we shouldn't be focused on passing a bill out of the senate. we should be focused on passing a law, something that can get the majority vote of the house and that president trump is willing to sign. >> that is the uphill battle, finding a bill democrats and republicans support as well as about trump. he tweeted this today. -- as president trump. he tweeted this today. republicans say they want to make a deal. democrats say they want to make
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a deal. wouldn't it be great if finally after so many years we could solve the daca puzzle. the daca program shields those brought to u.s. as children from deportation expires march 5th. house speaker paul ryan says -- house speaker paul ryan says they will not vote for any bill that won't get the support from president trump. amazon is expanding its services even further now into the medical industry and its snares are responding. >> and it's a long time coming for the giants. after a decade of waiting it's decision day for the team's waterfront project.
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my name is cynthia haynes and i am a senior public safety specialist for pg&e. my job is to help educate our first responders on how to deal with natural gas and electric emergencies. everyday when we go to work we want everyone to work safely and come home safely. i live right here in auburn, i absolutely love this community.
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once i moved here i didn't want to live anywhere else. i love that people in this community are willing to come together to make a difference for other people's lives. together, we're building a better california. . >> closed captioning for this newscast is sponsored by living spaces. it's a race against time this evening to try to rescue a group of stranded climbers on oregon's mount hood stuck in an
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area known as hogsback where falling ice and rock are making the dangerous rescue effort even more treacherous. allen martin joins us now with what's happening right now. >> hogsback the most popular trail and temperatures have been dropping all afternoon. climbers say the rock fall is like being stuck in a bowling alley. a short time ago we learned that one climber who fell about 700 feet and was airlifted off the mountain this afternoon has died. his four climbing partners are still stuck up there. they've been told to stay put for now. authorities say several other groups are also on the mountain at this hour trying to get down, but the path down is treacherous and in about eight hours things could get really nasty. >> one of our concerns is that it is forecast at 1 a.m. the weather is supposed to turn south here, rain, snow, winds. we are trying to do everything we can to get everyone down safely before that weather hits us. >> at this point officials are in contact with two groups of
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climbers, the four who are stranded and three others who are currently trying to make their way down. dozens of mountain rescuers and national guard specialists are now on the way up. they're trying to get everyone down safely before worse weather moves in. other bay area headlines, drivers on the nimitz in oakland saw this smoky scene a few hours ago. chopper 5 flew over a dumpster fire that broke out on tidewater avenue around 3:00. no one was hurt. in san francisco someone crossing the road at sunset boulevard and winona avenue was hit by a car this afternoon. witnesses say a truck hit an elderly woman. she was rushed to the hospital. after a decade of planning and proposals the san francisco giants could learn any moment now whether their massive new waterfront development near at&t park gets the go ahead. kpix5's jackie ward is at city hall where the board of supervisors is about to take a final vote. >> reporter: the board of supervisors meeting has been
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going on since 2:00 this afternoon, but just a couple minutes ago they finally got to the mission rock agenda item. so they're talking about it now. on the table is a lot of affordable housing units up for grabs that at a time when the city greatly needs them. 't know how i obably until i >> we are targeting units for families before that make between 80 to $150,000 a year because we know so much of our middle class are struggling to live in san francisco, too. >> reporter: district 6 supervisor and mayoral candidate jane kim said she's thrilled this project is happening in her district and commends the giants. >> they're a team that's really rooting for san franciscans and i think this will be a model project for the country in terms of how we build mixed income fronts. >> reporter: before the vote the supervisor wavered on her support for mission rock. >> i don't know how i'll vote probably until i get in there. >> reporter: her main concern,
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a lack of public schools in that area. >> at mission rock it's 40% below market rate, which is fabulous, but then those families will need a school to send their children to and we already have an existing population in mission bay and there's no school for them there. >> reporter: expect the city skyline to change 1 again thanks to prop d voters approved in 2015. buildings at mission rock will range from 90 to 240 feet. so this project hasn't been officially approved quite yet and as ken mentioned, it's supposed to be happening any moment now. we'll have an update at 6:00 tonight. from san francisco city hall, jackie ward, kpix5. amazon's latest push into the healthcare industry may leave some wall street investigators feeling a little sick. shares of several healthcare supply companies tumbled today amid reports of amazon expanding i own medical supply business to serve -- it's own medical supply business to serve hospitals and clinics. the commerce giant has already
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can secured wholesale distribution license -- secured wholesale distribution licenses in several states. is this app really a secret spy tool? kpix5's mary lee is here with a warning from some tech experts. mary? >> that's right. facebook is actually promoting on this on its main mobile app, but the very app that used to keep your personal information safe could also expose you in a big way. >> overall on facebook it's just, yeah, too much. when they start curating content for you assuming what you want to see, what's the point of even using it anymore? it's not my main source of social media platform, that's for sure. >> reporter: social media users like danica and christabell are exactly who facebook wants to reach or should we say spy on. you may have seen this on your facebook account. in the notification center there's this new banner that says protect. when you click it, it takes you to another app, this protect
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vpn security app that says it will protect your data, but facebook is using it for another reason. this cnet reporter says once facebook users download the app, facebook can see everything they do on their phone. he says facebook is a little worried aboutist competitors like snap -- about its competitors like snapchat and any information gathered from the app could help them. >> something like this could help facebook keep ahead of its competitors. for example, if people are using a cool new app on their phones, they might be able to see what it is and how they might respond to it. >> reporter: he says this isn't the first time facebook has faced privacy issues. >> facebook kind of has a history of these privacy debacles. when they first introduced the news feed people were doubtful. >> it seems a little creepy and disgeneral with us. you think you're protect --
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disgeneral with disingenuous. -- disingenuous. >> no one forces us to use facebook. >> the new protect banner is currently only on ios devices. i'm mary lee, kpix5. tonight: a 'me too movement chief meteorologist paul deanno here with another day with sunshine. we have gone 0 for february with rainfall, but, man, that view is gorgeous looking toward the north bay, the headlands and golden gate, any clouds, any rain? we'll talk about it coming up. >> at 6:00 tonight a me too movement twist, teachers go public with sexual harassment allegations against students saying the school district did little to stop it.
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sierra.. to record-high temperatures.. the warm february we've been having is heating up from the low snowpack in the sierra to record high temperatures, the warm weather
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we've been having is heating up california. the picture is basically the opposite of this time last year and with no significant rain on the horizon, scientists say barring a march miracle california could be on course for one of the dryest rainy seasons in recorded history. news is up nex >> yeah. been in the high country a lot in the last few weeks and it's dry already. saw a bit of information today. there was more snow in the mountains on the first day of summer last year than there is right now in mid-february. it's amazing the difference from one year to another and we've gone from a tremendous surplus of snowfall. of course, now we're at a deficit. we still have some time to turn things around, but we're losing time every day. let's peek outdoors on a beautiful sunny day. we've had a lot of those recently. san francisco at 62, santa rosa 62, livermore 60, a couple degrees above average, a little snow yesterday in the sierra but not much. overnight tonight with pretty good radiational cooling overnight tonight we'll drop
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from the upper 20s to low 30s outside of santa rosa and napa, livermore 35, san jose 39, redwood city and fremont 40. that qualifies as a cold night tonight. radar clear. we got to start looking at this graphic, didn't want to make it, but here it is, the three dryest februaries in san francisco history. we had no rain february of 1864, just a few drops in 1953 and back in 1899 0.1-inch. will february of 2018 get into the top three? i'm kind of hoping not, but we need something to change. our ridge of high pressure moved to the west. the only other location it can go and still not provide us any rainfall. we have a cool dry pattern coming from the north and northeast. it's raining in southern california, rained in vegas and phoenix yesterday but it bypassed the bay area and the next weathermaker will bring us cloud cover tomorrow morning in the north bay, a little cloud cover around lunchtime tomorrow. it clears out without a drop of rainfall and as we head toward thursday sunshine returns for
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the entire day. let's look at next week. there is actually a significant change coming which doesn't involve a drop of rainfall, very cold air spilling down from canada with the potential, afternoon highs in the 50s, overnight lows in the 20s next week, but still no rainfall. subfreezing temperatures, a couple north bay valleys overnight tonight, sunny and pleasant, zero rain chance, warming up this weekend and cool down next week. highs tomorrow upper 50s san rafael, san jose, concord 62, san francisco 58 degrees. we get warmer thursday, friday, saturday. some of you hit 70 degrees saturday. look at next week, presidents day and the day avenue, most if not all of the day in the 50s with very cold overnight lows and we're still dry. that's your forecast. we'll be right back. we went undercover on one of the busiest black market streaks. >> you know anybody looking for phones? >> pay lot of it ends up at seventh -- a plot of it ends up at seventh and -- lot of it
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ends up at seventh and market. >> where we found the kill switch wasn't deterring thieves. >> the no. 1 thing that is stolen is phones. >> expect original reporting from kpix5 news, expect more.
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