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a multicar crash ties up traffic on interstate 80. we'll have the latest on that accident coming up. a bay area city gets an early start on 4th of july fireworks celebration by also making history at the same time. a rare sunday session is now underway in the casey anthony trial. the unanswered questions, the jury is likely to have even
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after attorneys give their closing arguments. good morning, everyone, welcome to mornings on 2. it's sunday, july 3. >> it already feels warm out there, and it's going to get hotter. will it break records? >> not expecting to break any records, but we definitely will be hot, once again hotter than yesterday. we have advisories to talk about. that heat advisory back and now a spare the air day has been alerted to us. the inner east bay, as well as the santa clara valley locations lasting through the afternoon. this morning, waking up slightly warner than yesterday. new this morning, one person is critically injured after a hit and run accident. it happened on interstate 80 at
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the carlson accident. at least three cars were involved. allie rasmus is live with the details. >> reporter: east bound interstate 80 at the carlson is the freeway onramp behind us. all lanes have been reopened as of about a half hour ago, that was not the case early this morning, when shortly after 5:00, all lanes of traffic on eastbound 80 were blocked. this was after a three car, serious injury crash. the battalion chief telling us, some of the people who witnessed this accident, came out to try to help the injured passengers. >> people that were on the freeway had stopped and were driving some of the victims out onto the freeway. >> reporter: now, three people were seriously injured, critically injured, they were all transported to area hospitals. chp says a fourth person, the
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driver, ran away. chp investigators still have not been able to find him, and talk to him about what happened. they don't know if he was responsible, but they are still looking for him. right now, they don't have a description of the driver to give us. chp is looking into how this crash happened, because they haven't been able to talk to all the people directly involved. they are either all in the hospital, or as you mentioned, that fourth person, they're still looking for. live in richmond, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. the highway patrol, and local law enforcement agencies are busy looking for drunk drivers. from 6:00 friday night, until 6:00 a.m. yesterday, 67 people in the bay area were arrested for dui, that's up from 5 during the same time last year. this is a maximum enforcement period through tomorrow night
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officers will be keeping a close eye out for drunk drivers, distracted drivers and people who are not wearing seat belts. time now for your drive time traffic. you're looking at a live picture of highway 267. about 5 miles away in sunnyville, the chp did respond. a black suv reportedly crashed into a guardrail, trapping the passenger, no word an their condition this morning. let's move over to the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic moving very smoothly. the heat is on in the bay area for this 4th of july weekend. today, a spare the air alert is in effect. it's only the second time the air quality alert has been issued this year. but that alerts means there will be high levels of
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pollution in the air. smog air poses risk for the very young and the very old, for people also with respiratory problems. >> it's already difficult enough for me to walk, if you can't breathe on top of that, you're winded before you go a block. >> if they have underlying medical conditions, the heat can make that worse. >> grilling with lighter fluid is not recommended during a spare the air day. people are also encouraged to drive less to help lower pollution levels. the fourth of july is tomorrow, but some are getting an early start. city leaders say in the cash strapped times it may be even more important to promote commute spirit. that's why they elected to spend $7,500 to host the event. residents tell us, the pride they feel is worth the cost.
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national and city pride really amped up during a historic fireworks display. east palo alto hosted its first ever fireworks show. they celebrated its indianapolis, as well as the city. >> what do you like about the fireworks? >> i like the colors. >> the colors. >> it's like a rainbow. >> i hope we have many more. >> why is this important, do you think? >> it's celebrating how long we've been here. >> city leaders say they did not spend one taxpayer cent. they hope the fireworks show about become annual tradition. san francisco is a city where fireworks are illegal.
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city officials say fireworks aren't just against the law, they're also dangerous. more than 12,000 people nationwide are hospitalized from fireworks related injuries this time of year. there are plenty of authorized fireworks show in the bay area. we do have an interactive map where you can find those shows on the weekend extra tab on ktvu.com. thousands of people are celebrating the 4th of july in an unusual way. they're going skiing and snowboarding. this is video from squaw valley. the last time squaw valley was open on independence day was back in 1999. in washington state, hundreds of people are out on crystal mountain this weekend. many of people were wearing shorts, tank tops, and t- shirts. the area saw 600 inches of snow
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this weekend. >> once in a lifetime. >> crystal mountain expects to stay open at least another week past the holiday. moop -- ♪ [ music ] good morning to you, giving awe live look at the skies. just a little bit of patchy fog, and plenty of this. we've got sunshine. temperatures are going to be even hotter today, than idea, for some that means it's going to be very uncomfortable, even a little unhealthy. the air quality alert expected for today is for the everyone district, as well -- the eastern district as well as santa clara valley. the rest of us looking pretty good. for today, this is what we deal with. current temperatures already sitting in the 60s. hayward at this hour, 63
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outside your door. upper 50s, san francisco, as well as redwood city, and 60 degrees in santa rosa, with just a very light breeze. this mornings, we will continue with the sunny skies through the afternoon. you see marine layer returning to our door tomorrow. warmer, even hot, hot, hot, especially for inland spots. we're expected to hit triple digit heat in can some areas. heat advisory north and southbound. by tomorrow, we will be notably cooler in some areas. 3 to 6 degrees. we'll still be above average, but it will be better than what we're feeling today in some spots. 94 expected for vallejo.
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100 for livermore, as well as pleasantton. along the coastline, 72 pacifica. 75 right around dally city. 80 in san francisco. so a few degrees warmer than yesterday. the extended forecast there showing you, dip we talked about for your 4th of july monday. by wednesday we begin to watch our temperatures fall. more so on thursday. a cooling trend into next weekend. time now is 7:10. closing arguments are now underway in the casey anthony murder trial in florida. jurors were brought in a little less than an hour ago, and could be deliberating by
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tonight. defense attorneys argue the toddler accidently drowned in the family swimming pool. anthony has pleaded not guilty. she could face a possible death sentence, or life in prison if convicted. stay with us here on ktvu mornings on 2. we're going to go live to florida for an update at 7:30. the former monetary chief used his first day of freedom to take a trip. dominique strauss-kahn was seen getting into a car with his wife. he still faces attempted rape charges. a judge lifted his house arrest last week, after a judge said they discovered problems with the alleged victim. emergency crews are racing to prevent an environmental disaster. an oil pipeline burst under
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yellowstone river in montana. a 25-mile plume is headed down stream at about 5 to 7 miles per hour. and cleanup crews are applying absorbent materials to try to soak up that spill. a scare in the air over camp david. the plane intercepted by a fighter jet, at the same time the first team was spending time at the -- first family was spending time at the presidential retreat. the troubled plant that could soon be close to a government takeover. and the transformer sequel is on its way to becoming a box office hit. the new record that's being approached.
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good morning to you. live from our roof cam in oakland to see mostly blue skies, just a little bit of a haze, calm, and quiet outside
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our door this morning. new this morning, japan's government is trying to nationalize the country's nuclear power plants. that according to a japanese news report that a proposal is currently underway for the government to take control of the plants from the tokyo electric power company. this comes in the wake of the nuclear crisis, stemming from the earthquake and tsunami back in march. tokyo power company is in the midst of paying billions of dollars to residents who evacuated after the meltdown. also new from japan, the wait is over for the next generation of air travel. the twin engine jet consists mostly of carbon fibers and other materials that make it lighter and more fuel efficient than other mid-sized planes. the aircraft will have to undergo more testing before its
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first commercial flights. time now, 7:15, a brief scare at camp david this weekend. it happened yesterday, the defense officials say a plane entered the restricted zone above the presidential retreat. authorities tried to contact the plane, but the pilot didn't respond. the secret service later interviewed the pilot and determined it to be an accident. now later this week, president obama will hold his first tweet up, it's a town hall meeting in which the president will answer questions via twitter. it will happen wednesday afternoon at the white house east room. the white house is asking for questions from the public. the questions will be selected by jack dorsey, the man who founded twitter, five years ago. twitter now claims around 200 users. take a look. the gold trim seal likes like
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it's painted onto the limo, but that's actually a magnet. somehow it came off. the next day, an officer found the seal on the side of the road and returned it to the secret service. the secret service says that magnet frequently falls off. michigan congressman thaddeus mccoter announced his candidacy yesterday, he performed at a freedom festival hosted by a conservative radio station. party insiders consider him a long shot. but he believes he will drum up support through his platform. >> right now, we're he not hering anything about the restructuring the government needs to do to get smaller and more accountable. nothing about our trade deficit with china. >> mccoter is a 45-year-old attorney born in detroit.
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he becomes the tenth republican to announce a run for president. one of his opponents is someone he knows quite well. michele bachmann. she is spending the holiday in the pivotal state of hawaii. she -- iowa. >> if we come together in this coalition, if we stick together, then we will be a team that can't be beat. >> a recent iowa poll shows her and former massachusetts governor mitt romney leading the republican race. there are indications businessman herman kane may not fair well in iowa. staffers consist him of not making the commitment needed to
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win the straw poll. he has raised $2 million without enduring any debt. time now, 7:18. in this morning's economy watch, organized labor is trying to make a reach into the southern u.s. the united auto workers is now courting employees at volkswagen's new auto plant at chattanooga, instantaneous -- tennessee. traditionally, auto plants located in southern straights have given the cold shoulder to uaw. a taiwan based tech block is reporting apple's iphone five will hit store shelfs this october. previous reports said it would appear in september. the blog cites sources, part of the supply chain. as always, apple isn't
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commenting on the rumor. the latest transformers sequel could be onity way to setting revenue records for the weekend. paramount says the sequel is on track to setting a new five day record of more than $157 million. that record is currently held by twilight eclipse. the party is taking place overseas, the celebration now underway in south america. many of our spots bracing for another hot one. coming up, who is expected to hit 100, and how long before we may see a cool down.
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a volcanic eruption in indonesia is causing people to
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evacuate. the government reports no injuries, but the eruption did damage a home, a church, and some bridges. the nearly 6,000-foot volcano is one of indonesia's most active. a fire forced 1500 workers and guests to evacuate, including black eye peas front man, will i am. no one was injured in that fire. time now is 7:23. we could see some triple digits today. >> temperatures 5 to 7 degrees warmer than yesterday. giving you a live look at the city there, we are dealing with mostly blue sky. not so much marine layer. temperatures already mild
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outside. take a look at how hot we except to get this afternoon. 98 expected for santa rosa. 95 in areas around napa. mid-90s san rafael. looking at 101 degrees for antioch. almost going to get there in concord. pleasanton, 100 as well as livermore. 92 in free month. if you are just joining us, a spare the air day out there. it is going to be unhealthy for sensitive groups. 95 in san jose for the afternoon. 92 in redwood city. along the coast, upper 60s, low 70s. a very comfortable, nice day to head to the beach. by tomorrow, we do get a little bit of a cool down. it's not going to be a whole lot, but it will feel better in some areas. mid-90s will be the average for our inland areas, then we move back in the other direction. tuesday going to be another hot one. by wednesday, we do begin to see a little bit of a turn around. our temperatures dipping back into the upper 60s for the
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coast. into thursday, more notable cooling. next weekend looks to be a little below average, or right about where we should be for this time of year, back to you. time now 7:24. new yorkers are counting down the days until a bill that legalizes same-sex marriage goes into effect. several hundred people packed an auditorium at columbia university yesterday to toast the historic measure. new york legislature passed the measure 9 days ago, and it gives same sex couples the same rights. >> happy to be here, sell operating this historic vote, which will come down in history as one of the most progressive votes. >> the bill taking effect on the 24th of this month. new york will become the sixth, and largest state to adopt same sex marriage. people in peru are having
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their own celebration today. a few hundred people celebrated in the parade, which is a small testimony a compared to the gay pride celebration in brazil. an estimated 4 million people showed up to that parade last weekend. the capital of the boat trying to bring -- bay area activists tried to depart athens for gaza. they said they were hoping to get aid through an israeli blockade. the activists say they will indeed try again. >> i'm feeling extremely happy. because i wanted to be sure the people of gaza would know that we made a movement toward them. >> a judge contended that the
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boat was not carrying the proper safety equipment. the search will continue this morning for is a seaplane that sank into the waters of sausalito. chp is still looking for one of the people involved in a multicar crash that claimed the life of a driver. we'll have an update on the investigation coming up. and closing arguments in the casey anthony murder trial. we will go live to florida for more on the challenge facing jurors. ♪ [ music ] [ man ] i got this new citi thankyou card
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♪[ music ] new this morning, an early morning accident in richmond. welcome back to ktvu mornings on 2. >> that crash happened just after 5:30 this morning. >> allie rasmus is live at the scene now with some new information on the investigation. >> reporter: we just got an update from chp. they have confirmed that one of the drivers involved crashed from injuries. they are still trying to figure out exactly how this crash happened. what we do know at this point is where it happened. it happened around 5:00 this morning near the carlton on ramp on 80 in richmond.
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three of the people are in the hospital, unable to speak with investigator. a fourth person is missing. all the lanes were traffic were blocked after this three car cash. the driver that has died is the driver of that car that caught on fire. richmond firefighters responded to the scene. witnesses also saw a forth person pull away, and chp investigators want to talk to that driver. >> we got one subject that fled on foot over the westbound lanes. >> he ran? >> ran away, i'm sorry. >> is this person believe today have caused this accident? >> again, we don't know. >> reporter: the passenger who was in the car with him is in the hospital. investigators are hoping once she is able to speak with them,
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they'll be able to gather more information about this fourth driver. live in richmond, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. investigators think someone deliberately torched a fireworks stand in stockton. the stand was closed, so it did not have any fireworks inside. a nonprofit group operated that booth. witnesses report seeing some kids before it went up in flames. a man died after apparently drowning in the current river just east of bakersfield. deputies found the man floating face down near the keysville north camping area. they concluded that he had likely drowned. the coroners offings will determine the official cause of death, the man's name has not been released. thousands of homes in the
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phoenix area are without power and electricity. meteorologists say afternoon clouds from that monsoon likely kept the area from reaching 120 degrees. a southern california man and his teenage son were rescued after being overcome by the triple digit heat on a hike in the arizona mountains. authorities received a call about ill hikers yesterday. allen pace and his 13-year-old son jacob had run out of water. they were treated on the scene for dehydration, but did not need to be hospitalize the. one person is dead after violent storms ripped through wisconsin. officials are searching through the debris, trying to see if anyone is trapped inside the rubble. they're also handing out, foot, water, and medical supplies to storm victims.
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autopsies will be performed today on a father and daughter who died in the mountains. searchers found the bodies along a mountain trial yesterday. the two had vanished after going on a backpacking trip two weeks ago. authorities are considering the area a crime scene. some think the hikers slipped, and fell on the steep terrain. >> we have a late thaw, and we sat and watched a rockslide yesterday after a heavy rain. the fact is, it's high speed country. >> relatives hoped the experienced hikers would still be alive. the father wrote wilderness survival guides. doctors will return to sausalito to look for the plane that capsized. searchers think it could be days before they locate the aircraft. visibility under water is just 6 inches. the pilot says he was trying to
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cruise the shore line, when waves were made from the nearby ferry and engulfed the plane. >> it should have nosed over, and its back, if that's the case, the plane mr. be -- will be where the tide struck the bottom. a fishes boat that ran aground in bodega bay this week has been successfully towed back into shore. a member sent out a lifeboat. the two fishermen were rescued and taken to shore and they were not hurt. a warning about a scam. someone is making phone calls requesting donations on behalf of brian carter, an officer who recently died from cancer. the association says it is not soliciting funds on behalf of the late officer. the poa also says it never
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requests donations over the phone. carter was an 11 year veteran with the department. he died june 22 at the age of 37. the association is sponsoring a blood drive in carter's honor on july 8. the race for the san francisco sheriff could soon have a new candidate. the chronicle is reporting that san francisco police captain greg corrales is considering a run. current sheriff michael hennessey is retiring. san francisco police have arrested a suspect in a shooting of two men that happened last night on ellis and jones streets in the tenderloin. one of the victims is in critical condition. a 78-year-old bistander was also hit in the foot. police have recovered a gun, they say they believe was sewed in that -- used in that
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shooting. a new memo has licensed bay area cannabis dealers concerned. it warns of the obama administration is not going to allow large scale cultivation of medical marijuana by departments. the memo is a departure from the original hands off approach to medical marijuana. >> i think the timing is with the presidential election coming up. >> i think this memo is to prevent people from profiting having these farms. it says state local ordinances are not a defense. >> the memo could expose nonsanked medical marijuana clinics to greater enforcement of federal raids. u.s. law enforcement says a drug cartel is targeting american tourists in the border
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town of nuevo laredo. 100 americans died in mexico last year. mexican authorities call these claims ridiculous and misinformed. ♪ [ music ] good morning to you, giving you a live look. just patches of showers. we're not expecting that sea breeze to be with us later today. most of us sitting in the low 60s. even 70s out there for the foothills. as you get outside very mild. heat advisory noon time until 9:00. our temperatures are expected to get to near 100, even slightly above in a few areas. so this for today, a slight cooling expected for tomorrow. if it's just a little too hot for you, hold on, we've got some relief in sight.
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upper 50s san francisco. 61 in oakland. 63 hayward. mid-60s stepping out your door in concord. the winds coming from the northwest today, and helping to keep that marine layer off the coastline. clear out there. by tomorrow morning, we begin to see a little bit of a switch. we are expecting patchy fog along the coastline, maybe for some of our bay area locations. it does pull back in the afternoon, but we could see a little bit of a that patchy fog for your 4th of july fireworks around the bay. today is expected to be the hottest day in this wave we're widing. in addition to the heat advisory, spare the air for the inner east bay, as well as the santa clara valley for today. forecast highs for today, take a look at this 98 expected in santa rosa. 96 in sonoma.
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anywhere from 5 to 7 degrees warmer than what we felt yesterday. 99 in concord. 100 in livermore. 100degrees expected pleasanton. closer to the bay, widespread 80s. heading to the santa clara valley, it's going to be a hot one. 95 san jose today. 92, sunnyvale as well as fremont. 72 in pacifica. a warm one in san francisco. the afternoon 80 degrees is what you can expect. the hottest day, again today. a little bit of relief for tomorrow. a bit of cooling, but we rebound on tuesday. wednesday into thursday, we begin to cool down, and we follow suit into the weekend. so we do have some relief. we just have to wait a few days. if you're already planning your fireworks events, we've got your day planner coming up for you in just a bit. time now, 7:40.
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royal newlyweds, william and kate are continuing their tour of canada this morning. morning prayers, meeting with a nonprofit children's group. yesterday, the duke and duchess took turns shoveling some dirt during a tree planting ceremony in ottawa. they planted a tree in the same space that william's parents planted their tree. not everyone is happy about the royal newlywed's north american tour. the demonstrators carried signs that red parasites go home, and criminals of war. they say they are angry that canada still has ties to the u.k. on friday, they will make their way to southern california, and be greeted at the los angeles international airport by governor jerry brown and his wife, ann. another royal couple has
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tied the knot. prince albert of monica married in a palace wedding. the groom winked and smiled, as he waited for his bride to make her way up the aisle. she wore a georgeo armani gown. albert's father, married grace kelly. time now, 7:42. closing arguments are underway in the casey an -- casey anthony murder trial. we'll give you a live look outside. that is the east shore highway. a couple of lanes closed earlier this morning, but looking good right now. it's 7:42. you're watching mornings on 2.
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♪[ music ] good morning to you, what a gorgeous start to the day. calm conditions, and temperatures starting out in the upper 50s, low 60s. happening right now, the casey anthony murder trial is now underway in orlando. the 25-year-old did not testify in her own defense, and the jury is expected to be handed that case fairly soon. >> jessica stone is live in orlando for us. >> reporter: right now, we're already in a 15 minute break between the prosecution's closing arguments and the defense closing arguments. the prosecution wrapping up just a minute ago, after nearly two hours of closing arguments in which they laid out the case that casey anthony is a mother
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trapped between the desire to party and shop, and the responsibilities of a mother, that she had a pattern of lying. he laid out the case that she suffocated her daughter with duct tape. that she put the body in the vehicle and borrowed a neighbor's shovel, we're getting ready to hear what the defense had to say. >> can you talk about what you expect the defense team to deliver to the jury, and how long do you think their arguments going to last? >> reporter: something very interesting that happened this morning before the jury was brought in to hear these arguments is that the judge allowed the defense to presentity case in closing arguments that caylee anthony had died as an accidental drowning in the swimming pool.
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they're allowed to use photos of them swimming in that pool. previously, it was thought, because the attorneys were instructed not to use evidence that had not been directly introduced, we would not be able to hear this argument, now it appears they're going to be able to use this argument again. they will now be able to use that to close. one problem is that the judge decided to the no allow -- not to allow them to use another part of their argument, which is that george anthony, casey's father, abused her, resulting in her creating this lifestyle of lying. >> is the judge putting a time limit on how long those can go? >> reporter: i would expect so. if we see the defense going about as long as the prosecution. the prosecution went about an hour and 45 minutes.
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we should see the case handed to the jury in the next few hours. they may have two or three hours tonight, then they will be back here tomorrow morning, they'll have an 8 hour day, in which they can deliberate, and hopefully, come to a conclusion here. >> jessica, thanks for that update. time now, 7:47. two ice cream truck drivers who caused suspicion after handing out free ice cream, and taking pictures of kids say they did nothing wrong. kids in deer born michigan investigated after kids reported a suspicious ice cream truck. >> kind of suspicious. you're not supposed to go around pelittle kids with candy to come over to their cars. >> a man and woman came forward
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after seeing reports on the news. they say they are college students who thought it would be interesting to document their first summer job on the ice cream truck. an employee died yesterday after trying to fix a ride. 30-year-old justin honeycutt was working on the star fliers ride while theaves closed tore retears. orlando officials say he was 90 feet in the air, when he fell about 6 feet. rescue crews found him unconscious, suspended in the air by a harness. >> we got up to him, he was secured. he had his own harness in fall protection. we got him up, lifted him up and brought him down. >> investigators say they are not yet sure why he fell. the ride will remain closed indefinitely. time now, 7:49. when he was a kid, he was told
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he was too skinny to play football. check out this guy now. take a look at a man considered one of the strongest people in the world. we will tell you how heavy that plane is and just how far he pulled it. giving you a live look in san jose. mostly blue skies, a couple of advisories over san jose for today. we'll talk about those, and your extended forecast, coming up.
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well, let's take you back outside for another look at how traffic is moving. that's the golden gate bridge. you can see things moving smoothly right now. looks like a beautiful day out there. let's go down to the bay bridge toll plaza. moving smoothly there as well this sunday morning. just days away from the last ever nasa shuttle launch. it will blast off this friday at 8:26 a.m., pacific time. the 12 day mission will have
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the shuttle crew take supplies and spare parts to the international space station. the united states will rely on russian to fly astronauts to the space station. a man in michigan has moved he is one of the strongest people in the world. check out mark kersh. he pulled that plane 80 feet yesterday. he said being strong is just a way of life for him, but it wasn't always that way. he says he used to be small and was once considered too designee to play high school football. ryan vogelsong will take to the mound today, as the giants try to sweep out the tigers. yesterday, pablo sandoval got san francisco on the board,
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with a two run shot off max scherzer. laider, crawford with the dinger. the giants were up 5-0 in the top of the 3rd, when the rain started coming down. after the delay, miguel tejada kept the offensive outburst going with a grand slam. that was the 12 of the of his career. today is the rubber match between the a's and the diamondbacks after chris young scored a run, and hit an rbi double in the 3rd inning. young provided all the runs for arizona. in the 5th inning, he takes him deep for a two run home run. young was a triple shy of the cycle yesterday. the fan in the stands did make a great catch on that home run. the a's would come back with two runs, but could not get any closer. the diamondbacks win, 4-2. the a's have dropped 7 of their last 10 games. there are lots of outdoor activities today. the alameda county fair. the 4th of july parade in
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benicia tonight. you will be needing your sun block. >> absolutely. a live look at all of the blue sky and a live look at san francisco. we won't have the sea breeze with us today. a heat advisory for all the inland areas. spare the air day as well. we'll have a little bit of aircraft quality sensitive for our sensitive groups i should say, will be a little bit unhealthy. giving you a look at your temperatures forked afternoon. 95 expected for napa today. 98 in santa rosa. hot in antioch, 101. livermore, your checking in, 100 degrees. 92 in fremont. mid-90s san jose. if you're trying to beat the heat, head to the coast. 72 pacifica. if you're already planning
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ahead, we've got parades, barbeques planned for tomorrow. we will be slightly cooler. expecting the sea breeze to return, and our day not as hot. noon time, mid-60s along the coast. you are afternoon highs, upper 60s for the coastline. your extended forecast, we took care of today, talked about tomorrow. onto tuesday, back to work tuesday, we're going to be hot once again. temperatures rebounding back into the upper 90s. widespread 70s for the coast. weapons, a dip in our temperatures that will continue on into thursday, friday, and into saturday for you. back to you. well, a celebration of jazz will continue today along fillmore street in san francisco. ♪ [ music ] thousands of people came together yesterday for a day one of this year's fillmore jazz festival. an eight block stretch was shut down to traffic to make room
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for live music and art. that festival continues today from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. alameda county is home to the world's largest hamburger. it weighed in at 777 pounds. that beat out the previous world record burger which was just 590 pounds. bite sized pieces were sold for 99 cents. that all benefited the county food bank. thousands of people raised their glasses to drink for a good cause. it was the 11th annual fest. it offers a number of assistance programs to women with cancer. the founder of the festival says she was moved to start the event when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer 11 years ago. >> everyone should be entighted to medication and treatments
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that make you feel better. social services, acupuncture, everything. >> organizers say yesterday's festival raised about $30,000 for the clinic. time now 7:57. a mountain lion is suspected of attacking a deer in the east bay. skiing in shorts. people throughout the western united states are celebrating the 4th of july in a very unique way.
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a fatal mull day car crash ties up interstate 80 this morning. we'll have more on the investigation coming up. another round of sizzling hot weather, parking advisories for today. details coming up. the 4th of july is just one day away, but some celebrations in the bay area are already underway. good morning, everyone, welcome to mornings on 2. >> it is going to be hotter today, than it was yesterday. a spare the air alert. >> the thought of a hotter day,
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people probably cringing out there, we do have the heat advisory back with us for the noon time until 9:00. highs today, hitting the century mark, maybe even a little bit above. we'll show you where we do expect to be the hottest, and what you can expect outside your door this morning coming up. the search is on for a driver in a multivehicle cashed in richmond that left one person dead. allie rasmus is live with how bistanders tried to help. >> reporter: the chp is investigating this as a hit-and- run crash. although though don't know if this driver they're looking for caused the crash, they say they just want to talk to him and see how this accident happened in the first place. this is eastbound 80, just pass the carlson on ramp. traffic is moving very smoothly
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here, but that was not the case a couple of hours ago. this three vehicle crash blocked three lanes. richmond firefighters were called to the scene. they say some of the people who saw the accident happen, tried to help, and pulled some of the injured out of their cars. >> people were dragging some of the victims onto the freeway. >> a lot of traffic on the freeway. people were just trying to get out. we've definitely seen an increase in traffic. people need to be careful. >> reporter: chp investigators don't know if alcohol was a factor in this crash. they tell me they'll have to await some lab tests from the hospital to determine that. rhp is still looking for that fourth person involved in the
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crash. one of the drivers jumped across the median, and ran across westbound 80 to flee the scene of this accident. chp doesn't have a description of that driver to give us. but at the say they're still looking for that man. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. busy this holiday weekend looking for drunk drivers. 67 people in the bay area were arrested for dui, that's up from 57 during the same time last year. this is a maximum enforcement period. through tomorrow night, officers will be keeping a close eye out for drunk drivers, dries tract the drivers and people who are not wearing seat belts. a spare the air alert is in effect for the bay area today. it's only the second time an air quality alert has been issued this year. the alert means there will be high levels of pollutants in
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the air. smog air poses riskers for the very old and young. >> the already difficult for me to walk. if you can't breathe, you're winded before you walk. >> the heat can make that worse. >> grilling with lighter fluid is not recommended during a spare the air day. people are also encouraged to drive less. the 4th of july is tomorrow, but some bay area communities are getting an early start on celebrations. east palo alto celebrating yesterday with a parade. in these cash strapped times it may be even more important to promote community spirit. residents tell us, they feel pride is worth the cost. city pride really amped up,
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during a historic fireworks display in east palo alto. the event celebrates america's independence as well as the city's 28th anniversary. >> what do you like about the fireworks? >> i like the colors. >> the colors. >> it's like a rainbow. >> i hope we have many more. >> why is this important? >> it's celebrating how long we've been here. >> city leaders say they did not spend one taxpayer cent. hoe then the fireworks show will become annual tradition. fireworks are illegal in several bay area cities, including san francisco. and anyone caught using or selling fireworks could face
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fines or jail time. there are plenty of authorized 4th of july fireworks shows in the bay area. we do have an interactive map, on where you can find them on the weekend extra tab at ktvu.com. eel el cerrito police are warning residents of a mountain lion attack. police want you to be aware and be safe. they say you should slowly walk away when faced with a mountain lion, and make loud noises. good morning to you. a live look at oakland here from our rooftop cam. a little bit of haze, and patchy fog. no marine layer. today is going to be the
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hottest day. spare the air day, and a little healthy in some of our areas. east bay, as well as the santa clara valley. if you suffer from allergies or -- current temperatures right now, we are warming up pretty fast. santa rosa, checking in at 71 degrees. 70 at livermore. 67 in hayward. upper 50s, san francisco, as well as redwood city. our winds will be northwest for today. that will help keep that marine layer off the coastline. we will is just a week wave move through tomorrow meanwhile, we've got that monsoonal moisture over the southwest. that's pulling into southern california over next couple of days. wednesday, and thursday, we may see just a few clouds from
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that. mostly clear skies, 2 to 5 degrees warmer outside your door right now. hopefully, tomorrow we will get a little bit of a break. heat advisory from noon until 9:00, if you are just joining us for all of our inland areas. if you have children, make sure they're drinking water about every half hour or so. even when they say they're not thirsting, have them drink some water. san rafael, checking in. 95 this afternoon. go farther inland, the triple digit heat. 101 for antioch. 100 livermore. 100 expected in pleasanton today. 99 in concord. south bay, just as warm, not as hot in many locations. gilroy, you're expect #-d to hit 100. 93 for santa clara.
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80degrees for san francisco. 92 redwood city. low 70s for the coastline. a little dip for tomorrow, hopefully notable in most cases. we do return to the hot weather tuesday. wednesday and thursday, we begin a cooling trend that will last into the weekend. we have your firework forecast coming up. from california to colorado, to washington, thousands of people are celebrating the 4th of july in an unusual way. i'm pretty jealous. take a look at this video. they are skiing and snowboarding, this is video from squall valley. the last time it was open to skiers and snowboarders was on independence day back in 1999. in washington state, hundreds of people are out on crystal mountain. many people were wearing shorts and tank tops and t-shirts. that area saw 600 inches of snow this season. >> once in a lifetime.
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i've been snowboarding for ten years. usually, i'm used to being done and off the mountain in april. shiite militias attacking u.s. troops in iraq. now that a sexual assault case against him is weakening, should dominick strauss-kahn reenter politics in france? what a new poll reveals about the feelings of the french. a live look outside. that is the sonoma grade in fremont. no major injuries, accidents to pass along to you. things looking good on this sunday morning. you're watching mornings on 2.
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good morning to you, bright sunny skies over bay point this morning, already sitting in the low to mid-60s. investigators believe a fire at a premier london hotel started in the basement. that forced 1500 workers and guests to evacuate, including black eyed peas front man, will i am. it spread throughout the 28 story building. fortunately, no one was hurt in that fire. authorities in state line, nevada are investigating the death of a woman when fell from a balcony. the 68-year-old of placerville fell from a 14th floor balcony at the horizon casino resort on
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friday. her body was discovered by security guards. authorities are trying to figure out if the death was an accident or intentional. jurors could soon be deliberating. i want to show you a live look inside the courtroom in orlando. anthony is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, caylee, and dumping the body in the woods in 2008. defense attorneys argue the toddler accidently drowned in the family swimming pool. anthony has pleaded not guilty. if convicted, she could face the death penalty. stay with us, on ktvu mornings on 2 for more from this trial. people are trapped this two separate mining emergencies in southern china. a build up of volatile gas is hindering rescue attempts. u.s. officials say there is
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strong evidence that shiite malilas in iraq are using iranian weapons to attack u.s. troops. they said materials found have been traced back to iran. roughly 47,000 troops in iraq are due to withdraw by january 31. japan is trying to nationalize their company's nuclear power plants. this comes in the wake of the nuclear crisis stemming from the march earthquake and tsunami. tokyo electric power is in the midst of paying billions of dollars worth of compensation. the former international monetary chief used his first day of freedom from house arrest to make a trip.
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he was seen getting into a car with his wife. it is unclear where they went, but they did return a short time later. strauss-kahn still faces attempted rape charges. prosecutors said they discovered problems with the credibility of the alleged victim. a new poll indicates that french people are divided over whether dominick strauss-kahn should reenter politic. 49% say without prejudging this innocence or guilty, they would want him to return. 56% said no. strauss-kahn was considered a front runner for the french presidency before the sexual assault charges. a michigan congressman, thaddeus mccoter announced his
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candidacy yesterday. he performed at a freedom festival hosted by a conservative radio station. party insiders consider him a long shot. mccoter believes he will drum up support through his platform. >> right now, we're not hearing anything about the restructuring the government has to do to get smaller and more accountable. >> mccoter is a 45-year-old attorney born in detroit. he serves on the house financial services committee. he becomes the 10th republican to announce a run for the presidency. one of mccoter's opponents is someone she knows well, michele bachmann. she said she wants to open up her campaign to disaffected democrats and independents. >> if we stick together, then we will be a team that can't be
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beat. >> a recent iowa poll shows bockman and mitt romney leading the race. there are indications herman cain is struggling in iowa. two key staffers have left. the staffers accuse him of being unwilling to make the equipment to win the straw poll. a bridge scare at camp david this weekend. defense officials say the plane entered a restricted zone above the presidential retreat yesterday. authorities tried to contact the plane, but the pilot did not respond. af15 fighter jet managed to intercept the plane. the secret service later interviewed the pilot, and determined it to be an accident. president obama and the first family are at camp david for the 4th of july weekend. they will return to the white house tomorrow for a celebration with members of the armed forces. later this week, president
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obama will hold his first tweet up. that's a town hall meeting in which the president will answer questions via twitter. the tweet up will happen wednesday afternoon in the white house east room. the white house is asking for questions from the public. the questions will be selected by the man who founded twitter five years ago. twitter now claims around 200 million users. in this morning's economy watch, organized labor is trying to make a reach into the southern u.s. the united auto workers is courting employees in chattanooga, tennessee. the uaw says some employees at that plant have reached out to them. traditionally, auto plants located in southern states have given the cold shoulder to the uaw. the latest transformers sequel could be on its way to
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setting revenue records. it has already made $97.5 million across the country since opening tuesday night. paramount says it's on track to set a record. an oil pipeline burst under the yellowstone river. how crews are cleaning it up in hopes of preventing a large environmental disaster. the duke and duchess of cambridge continue their tour around canada, but not everyone is welcoming them with open arms. afternoon highs expected to soar near the century mark for some of our inland areas. san francisco, a nice breeze blowing. not expecting much of a sea prees this afternoon, and that will equal warmer temperatures for most.
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welcome back to mornings on 2. you are taking a live look outside at bay point. rosemary just told us, it's inching toward 70 degrees there right now. today is a spare the air day. coming up in 90 seconds, meteorologist rosemary orozco will tell us which areas reach triple digits. officials are searching through debris trying to see if
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anyone is trapped inside the rubble. they are haming out food, and water and medical supplies to storm victims. racing to prevent an environmental disaster. and oil pipeline burst under yellowstone river. cleanup crews are deploys booms to soak up that spill. thousands of homes in the phoenix area are without power, and air conditioning after record heat. a monsoon knocked out electricity, and the high temperature reached 118 degrees. that beat the city's 116-degree record for july 2, set ten years ago. afternoon clouds from that monsoon likely kept the area from reaching 120 degrees. a southern california man and his teenage son were rescued
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after being overcome by the triple digit heat in a hike in the arizona mountains. authorities received a 911 call about ill hikers. allen pace and his 13-year-old son jacob had run out of water. rescue teams searched for nearly two hours until they actually found the pair. they were treated, and did not need to be hospitalized. time now is 8:24. rosemary is talking triple digits. drink a lot of water today and bring your sun block. >> absolutely. even when you don't feel thirsty, a good idea to stay hydrated, and a hat for the kids. look at all of that blue sky. we're warming up pretty fast, just a little fog up against the coastline near monterey. that should be burning off fairly quickly. heat advisory from noon until 9:00. spare the air day, it's going
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to be a little unhealthy, especially santa clara valley. take a look at some of these highs. 98 santa rosa. 100 for livermore this afternoon. 101 the forecasted high for antioch. closer to the coast, we're cooling. still warm though. 80 in san francisco. 72 in pacifica. we will be mostly sunny. just is a slight break in time for the 4th of july. hopefully, you will be notably cooler for the inland spots. sunday into monday, tomorrow inside headed to san francisco, could be a little patchy fog along the coast for the fireworks. time now, 8:26. royal newlyweds, william and
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kate are continuing their tour of canada today. yesterday, they planted a tree in the same space in which william's parents planted their own tree during their 1993 canadian visit. not everyone is happy about the royal newlywed's north american tour. nearly two dozen canadians gared at a hospital where they stopped to visit patients. they had signs that read parasites go home, and criminals of war. they say they're angry canada still has ties to the u.k. divers will take another shot today at finding the plane that sunk. a multicar crash ties up traffic on interstate 80, and claims the life of a driver.
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you are taking a live look outside at san francisco this morning. some places in the bay area are expect today hit 100 degrees today. a hit-and-run crash on interstate 80 in richmond kills one person, and injuries two others. allie rasmus is live near the scene. we know officers are currently searching for one driver involved. what have you learned about that person? >> reporter: at that point, we don't know much about him. all chp could tell us, is that the car was driving, involved in this accident is registered to an address in daly city.
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we don't know if that's the person who was behind the wheel when this happened. we can show you where it happened, right here behind us on eastbound 80. just before the carlson boulevard onramp. it happened just before 5:00 this morning. one person died. that person was driving a pontiac sedan, according to firefighters burst into flames shortly after impact. two other people were hospitalized with serious injuries. richmond firefighters were called to the scene. they said some of the people who witnessed the crash tried to help by pulling the injured out of their cars. a fourth person fled the scene. witnesses said he jumped over the median, and ran across westbound 80 to get away. >> we have the passenger from his vehicle. that's kind of our key witness at this time. >> reporter: for 40 minutes, traffic was tied up on interstate 80. all lanes were blocked. they don't know if alcohol was
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a factor in this crash, and again, chp hasn't identified the driver who died yet. as you heard, the passenger of that vehicle is in the hospital. chp investigators haven't been able to talk to her, because she was seriously hurt in this accident. but they're hoping once they're able to talk to her, they can get more information about this driver they're still trying to find. live in richmond, allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. drivers will look for the plane that capsized in richardson bay. searchers think it could be days before they locate that plane. the pilot tells ktvu, he was trying to cruise the shore line when waves from a nearby ferry engulfed his plane. >> it should have nose dove onto its back. if that's the case, the plane
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is can go going to be exactly where it struck the bottom. >> because it is a privately owned plane, the pilot is going to have to pay for that recovery. a fishing boat that ran aground in bodega bay has been towed back to shore. it hit a channel marker in the harbor just before 11:30 thursday night. a member of the coast guard heard the crash and sent out a lifeboat. the two fishermen weren't hurt. one of the shootings happened around 7:45 last night at ellis and jones in the tenderloin. one of the victims is in critical condition. police have arrested a suspect and recovered a gun they say they believe was used in the shooting. just an hour earlier, a man was shot in front of a san
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francisco mcdonald's. he was shot in the hip. the shooting was not report roughed until a taxi dropped -- reported until a taxi dropped off the victim at a nearby hospital. no one is in custody. the race for a san francisco sheriff could soon have a new candidate. san francisco police captain greg corrales may announce sometime this week. he believes he has a chance because one of the candidates doesn't have law enforcement experience. a memo from the department of justice has licensed bay area cannabis dealers concerned. it warns that the obama administration is not going to allow large scale cultivation of medical marijuana by local governments. the memo is a departure from president obama's original
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hands off approach to medical marijuana. >> i think the times and politics changes it a bit. >> this is to prevent people people from engaging in an activity and profiting from having these farms. >> the memo could expose nonsanked medical marijuana clinics to raids. a warning about a scam this is brian carter, he's an 11 year department veteran who recently died from cancer. police say someone is making phone calls requesting donations on behalf of carter. the association says it is not soliciting funds on behalf of the late officer. they say they never request donations from people over the phone. the association is sponsoring a blood drive in carter's honor on july 8. good morning to you, a live look at san francisco bay, just a little bit of patchy haze and fog out there this morning.
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we're looking at warmer temperatures in store for today. warm along the coast, and a scorcher expected for our inland spots. we have looking at triple digit heat for some areas. that has sparked a new alert for today. air quality going to be a little tough in spots. a little bit unhealthy for sincetive groups. if you suffer -- sensitive groups. if you suffer from allergies, please be careful out there. tomorrow, our sea breeze will be a little stronger and our air qualities should begin to improve. 75 in fairfield. 71 in santa rosa. 70degrees at concord. san francisco, 62. 66 san rafael. a fog forecast here off the coastline, not expected to be back until at least tomorrow morning, we'll get a little bit right around monterey this
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morning. that's about it. it's tough to tell unless your watching behind me, we've got that marine layer. it will be back tomorrow morning, stretching into portions of the east bay. this is a sign here that we will get just a little bit of cooling for tomorrow. today, expected to be the hottest day of this heat wave we're experiencing right now. a heat advisory starting at noon time and lasting until 5:00 for our north bay spots. a little bit of cooling expected as we move into the 4th of july holiday. looking at 3 to 6 degrees. so notable in some cases. today, 98 expected in santa rosa. mid-90s san rafael. more of the same, especially, our inland spots even hitting 101 for antioch today. a little closer to the water,
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widespread 80s. 95 san jose. 100degrees, the forecast high for gilroy. the coast looking pretty comfortable. 75 for daly city today. 72 pacific a cay. 80 san francisco. low 90s, redwood city as well as mountain view. today going to be the hottest. tomorrow we get a little bit of a break. wednesday and thursday, temperatures begin to fall. we're looking at this cooling trend in the weekend. rhode island has become the fifth state to legalize civil unions. the governor signed the bill into law yesterday at the state house in providence. the new legislation will give same sex couples new tax breaks and healthcare benefits. one week after san francisco's pride celebration, people in peru are having their own celebration. the 10th annual gay pride parade kicked off yesterday.
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a few hundred people participated in that parade, which is a small number compared compared the gay pride celebration in brazil. three southern california marines are facing charges of defrauding the government after entering into sham marriages. the scam began when a female american found a male marine to marry and collect a housing benefit. in addition to the charges, the marines may also have to pay back the military $75,000. ryan vogelsong will take the mound today as the giants try to sweep the detroit tigers to close out interleague play for the suspect. pablo sandoval got san francisco on the board yesterday with a two run shot off max scherzer. later in the evening, crawford hitting a through three run
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dinger. the giants were up 5-0 when the rains started to come down. the giants went on to win 15-3. barry zito got the win, pitching on short rest and staying in the game after that rain delay. today is the rubber march between the a's and diamondbacks. chris young scored a run, and hit an rbi double in the 3rd inning. in the 5th inning, a two run shot. young was a triple shy of the cycle yesterday. a fan in the stands made a great catch on that home run. the a's would come back with two home runs, but could not get any closer. women's soccer fans can watch the world cub matches outside on a big screen. san francisco's recreation and park department will set up a
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big screen in the civic center plaza for the quarterfinals and finals matches. a warning this 4th of july holiday weekend, the area that travelers are being urge today avoid. plus, the jury in the casey anthony murder trial could start deliberating in a matter of hours. we'll have a live report on what's happening right now in orlando, coming up in just four minutes. first, here's a live look outside at the golden gate bridge, looking beautiful this morning. you're watching mornings on 2.
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good morning to you, a live look, san jose, mostly blue skies. relatively warm start to the day. 60s and 70s outside our doors this morning. a stockton charity says it doesn't understand why someone would deliberately burn down its fireworks stand. the stand was closed, so fortunately, it did not have fireworks inside. a nonprofit group operated that booth. witnesses saw kids running from it before it caught fire. no arrests have been made. a nuclear facility is no longer threatened by a wildfire, but now sacred sites
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of indian tribes could be affected. the fire has been burning for eight days and has scorched close to 180 square miles. more than 1600 firefighters are working to get that fire under control. time now is 8:44. closing arguments began just over an hour ago in the casey anthony murder trial. that jury is expect today begin deliberating this evening. reporter jessica stone is live now in orlando for us. what's happening now? >> reporter: this is today, the jury's last day to hear competing theories of how 2- year-old caylee anthony died two years ago, and casey anthony on trial for killing her daughter. a 2-year-old caylee anthony playing lovingly with mom casey, now on trial for murder.
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telling the jury, casey suffocated caylee with duct tape so she could party and shop. >> she had to choose between sacrificing two things. the first was her dreams and the life she wanted, and the second was her child. we submit to you, the evidence in this case shows that the choice she made was her child. >> reporter: his case is largely built around circumstantial evidence. a medical examiner never determined how caylee died. the defense team will get a chance to lay out their claim that casey anthony drowned in a swimming pool, a cautious last minute move by the judge. >> there is evidence that the defense can make a reasonable
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inference of an accidental drowning by the use of the pictures. >> reporter: the defense now in the process of giving its closing arguments. they began about a half hour ago, saying there are more questions for the jury than answers number 1, because we still do not know how young caylee anthony died. once he's done, and he said he will take longer as in the hour and a half that the prosecution took this morning. there will then be a time for prosecution rebuttal before the jury gets the case. thanks so much. a florida amusement park is closed today after an employee died. justin honeycutt was working on the star fliers ride, while it was closed for repairs. the orlando fire department officials say he was 90 feet in
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the air when he fell 6 feet. rescue crews found honeycutt unconscious, suspended in the air. >> we put him on our system, because we know our system, when we sh -- we check it every day and secured him and brought him down. >> investigators say they're not yet sure why he fell. the ride will remain closed indefinitely. searchers have found the bodies of a father and daughter who went missing in the colorado mountains. autopsies will be performed today. the two vanished while going on a backpacking trip two weeks ago. some searches think the hikers slipped and fell on the steep terrain. >> we sat and watched a
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rockslide yesterday after heavy rain. it's high speed country. >> relatives had hoped the experienced hikers would still be alive. the father wrote wilderness survival guide. texas authorities are warning americans not to travel into mexico this holiday weekend. law enforcement says a drug cartel is targeting american tourists into the border town of laredo nuevo. the u.s. state department says 111 americans died in mexico last year. up from 35 in 2007. mexican tourism officials call the latest warnings to american tourists ridiculous and misinformed. the captain of a boat trying to bring humanitarian aid to gaza is under arrest. >> your mothers don't want you to hurt us. >> three dozen activists tried to depart athens for gaza on friday. they're hoping to get aid
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through an israeli blockade. the activists say they're going to try again. >> i'm feeling extremely happy. i wanted the people of gaza to know that we made a movement toward them. >> bay area supporters say most of the activists remain onboard that boat. australian leaders can considering a policy change that could put women on frontlines. it would make the australian defense force the world's leader on gender equality. the first female prime minister is among those calling for the change. the boeing 787 dream liner landed in tokyo this morning,
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wrapping up its maiden flight. developmental problems delayed that jet for more than three years. but the airline is going to have to undergo more testing. atlantis will blast off from the kennedy space center this friday. the 12 day mission will have the shuttle crew takes supplies and parts to the international space station. after friday's launch, the u.s. is going to rely on russia to fly astronauts to the international space station. an escaped baboon is found after wandering around for days.
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our afternoon highs are expected to top yesterday's heat. what you can expect for the afternoon and your 4th of july holiday coming up.
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welcome back to mornings on 2, everyone, you're taking a live look at the bay. the bay area will be lit up by
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fireworks in just about 12 hours along the waterfront. today is a spare the air day. we have new video just in from brentwood this morning, one person is in the hospital after this crop duster helicopter crash. the contra costa county sheriff's department says they found the pilot conscious. we have learned that the helicopter plunged 20 feet to the ground and no one else was injured. a baboon wandering around new jersey has finally been caught. >> he was pretty big. he looked like he was maybe two and a half feet high. he looked pretty wide. he looked scary to be honest with you. >> we first told you about the escaped animal yesterday on mornings on 2. officials confirm the primate was found yesterday, sitting on a fence
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in a farm, he was tranquilized, and taken back to the wildlife exhibit at a six flags. a man in michigan has proved that he is one of the strongest people in the world. mark hirsch pilled a 150,000- pound airplane 80 feet at an air show yesterday. he says he wasn't always quite that way. he was once considered to be too skinny to play football in high school. alameda county is home to the world's largest hamburger. they worked all day yesterday to make the big burger. check it out, it weighed 777 pounds. that beat out the previous world record burger, which was at 590 pounds. bite sized pieces were sold to
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benefit the food bank. the 11th annual breast feast beer festival. organizers say yesterday's festival raised $30,000 for the clinic. >> it is a great event. started back in 2000. one last check on the forecast. good morning to you. relatively warm already outside or door this morning. mid-70s inland. heat advisory back for our inland spots, noon to 9:00. by lunchtime, we'll be sitting in the upper 60s for the coast. you were 80s for the inland spots. spare the air day. take it easy out there. our temperatures, low 70s for the coastline. nearing the century mark, even hitting it around livermore, pleasanton today. a sneak peek at your fireworks
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shows. upper 50s. you might need a jacket, but relatively mild in most locations. low 60s for san francisco, and we've been mentioning it a little this morning. could see a little patchy fog along the coastline for the fireworks show. a little bit of a break tomorrow. not as hot as we've been seeing, but still plenty warm inland. tuesday, our temperatures rebound a little bit. wednesday and thursday, finally beginning to see a bit of a cool down, maybe 10 to 20 degrees over what we're seeing today. thanks rosemary and thank you as always for watching mornings on 2.
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