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uccess. each of our children has hopes and dreams for their future. help them get there. become a mentor. early this morning, a judge handed down the sentence for former egyptian president, mubarak. what happened as he was taken from the courtroom to prison. remembering sacrifice, what san francisco firefighters are doing this morning in honor of two men killed in the line of duty one year ago today. we will have an update on how construction work may affect flight delays.
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good morning, it's saturday june 2nd. i'm claudine wong. >> the first weekend of june, let's get to rosemary and a peek at the saturday forecast. good morning, a cooler pattern taking shape for the weekend. waking up with low clouds around the bay. fog and drizzle at the coast. on shore breeze is strengthening. gusty in the hills. highing rolling back. a look at what you can expect coming up. mubarak suffered a health crisis after sentenced to life if prison. just minutes ago we learned there is a call going out for a large protest to be held in tahrir square. the sentence was handed down from the roll in killing of protesters during last year's revolution that forced him from power. during the 18 day riots, more than 850 people were killed. the judge ruled he did nothing
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to stop the massacre. he begged to go back to a military hospital but was taken to a prison hospital. he reportedly suffered a heart attack. there is no word on his condition. that life sentence sparked anger among people gathered inside and outside that courtroom. many say it was not enough and the former leader should have received a death sentence. people demanding an ex cushion are expected to gather. earlier fights led to 20 people injured some by rocks thrown. four people have been arrested. san francisco international runway, one of the bustiest in the nation is shut down. traffic delays expected throughout the day. christian is live. >> reporter: mike, let's give you a live look at the arrivals board here, we are at the united terminal inside of sfo, you can see there are delays.
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we are not sure exactly if those are 100% related to 28 left. there are numerous flight cancellations and delays. earlier a look at 28 lefts that's the reason behind the expected delays. we didn't get a chance to activity from the vantage point. that's one of the primary runways crews will be upgrading. ordinarily they can land 60 and how, now it's down to half. the spokesman says the delays are likely to effect shorter flights. >> later in the day, it get a snowball effect. they come in late and turn around and go out late. >> reporter: crews are working to comply with federally mandated safety upgrades compounding the issue is a fog warning. you might be able to see the flying to san diego canceled due to we. this are flight cancellation
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and delays he because of that. we will monitor the situation and bring you the latest details about construction op runway 2-8 left, if you are coming out to sfo for a flight, or pick somebody up, call the airline. two people dead after a van and a car crashed on a narrow road in central con stra costa county. it happened after 10:00 on marble creek road outside the town of claytop, up with person survived but seriously hurt. no victims names are being released. the cause is under investigation. a man is in the hospital after hit in a cross walk at third and bryant in san francisco. police say around 10:00 last night a dark sedan possibly a town car, hit the man and fled the scene. we don't know his condition right now. police are asking anyone with information to give them a
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call. oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting, officers say a young man was found dead inside a mini mart in east oakland around 8:45, investigators believe the man may have been shot outside and some how stumbled in to the store. he was shot at least once in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene. at this point in investigation, police have no suspects. san francisco firefighters will mark the first anniversary of two of their own killed in the line of duty. lieutenant vincent perez and anthony valero died. they were trapped by a flair up. the ceremony starts at 10:30. volunteers will continue to search for missing teenager sierra lamar, a vigil was held for the 15 year old at freemont washington high school. despite the arrest of a suspect in the case, the family
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believes she is a alive. she has been missing for 11 weeks and those that know her say it's been long and emotional time. it's mixed emotions, good and bad, not really good, but it's variations, you don't know how to deal with it. >> this morning, search organized by the class kids foundation will begin at the sear era search center on tillton in morgan hill. police arrested a high school swim coach for having inappropriate contact with a student. investigators say joshuah was the swim and water polo coach at airgon high school. a female student has touched her in appropriately during the last year. he faces charges of sexual assault on a minor and lewd acts. police are asking anyone with information to give investigators a call.
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a suspect has been arrested in the jewelry store robbery that ended in a deadly shooting. police arrested a man yesterday. a store employee shot and killed buy rue who was armed. investigators are still looking for the other two suspects. the oakland a's are on the road. 4:15 start. it's overcast skies. for those giant fans to the ballpark, expect maybe sunshine but also the evening cool temperatures. >> yes. we have mostly sunny skies as we head in to the afternoon, that breeze will be back. the sea breeze is strengthening, the on shore push inland for today. we, that have had hot lately, will get relief. giving you a live look outside the door, across the bay, see the low clouds piled up, the coastline dealing with the low clouds, fog, drizzle this
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morning, and again, we have gusty conditions in areas along the coastline, especially in hills, above thousand feet. westerly breeze 16 san francisco. southwesterly breeze fairfield, 23 miles per hour. from 25-30 miles per hour before we finally get to that fillerred in to even the valley for today. a bit of relief on the way for u you. 53 degrees san francisco. 54 oakland. 57 san jose. burning off to partly cloudy in the afternoon. the noms are lake where we started yesterday. 57 an app pa. mid-50s santa rosa. most of us waking up with similar temperatures, by the afternoon, we will feel that cooldown. your satellite radar k ridge of high pressure in place, now continuing to break down as the system slides a little bit closer to the area. fist we will get the cool down, believe it or not by mondays a
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chance for a few scattered showers the folk. here is your forecast for the weekend as we get in to saturday morning, pulls back by 9:00 or 10:00, burning off east bay, remain at the coastline through the morning hours. 2:00 or 3:00, clearing, hugging close to the coast. hopefully sunshine there along the beaches for the afternoon. we are going to continue with this cooldown, first the cooling trend begins for today and slightly cooler for sunday. the coolest day is going to been monday for afternoon highs expected to reach in the upper 60s for the warmest locations. we are going to be warm for tin lands areas, not as hot. 86 expected santa rosa. mid-60s to the coast. upper 60s oakland, san leandro, inland and it's warmer, 84 danville. 86 86 livermore. 79 san jose. mid-70s for sunnyville.
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71 san mateo. 64 in the city. if you are going to catch the afternoon game, bring your jacket, we will be cooling off in to the evening hours, this is your extended forecast, mid to upper 80s for the valley locations today. upper 70s by tomorrow. upper 60s by monday. that shower chance monday in to tuesday, clearing out, fair skies on wednesday. i will have the lunchtime numbers coming up. president obama is now responding to this week's disappointing job numbers. what he said that's hurting our economy. the party is underway at england celebrates the queen's 60 years on the throne. new information about the rise of unfamiliar drug in california. the effect it has and a gruesome attack it is tied to. let's give you a live look outside, the east shore freeway, interstate 80, both directions looking fantastic.
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live look from now days of celebrations are now underway, in britain to sell prate queen elizabeth the second. royal fever spread across london as he majesties diamond jubilee is celebrated. this marks her 6 oh year reign on the throne. people are hosting patys to honor the queen and stows are selling souvenirs. they say it's a proud moment for london. >> she has hosted 8 different u.s. presidents, eisenhower and obama himself. she has seen so much and brings wealth of experience. we are pleased to have her.
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>> today the queen will attend the endson derby, one of the biggest events in britain horse racing. the celebration will continue through tuesday but today is considered a national holiday across the country. we knew the road to recovery would be easy and take time, this would be ups and downs along the way. we also knew that if we were willing to act wisely and boldly, and together, if we were willing to keep at it and never quit we would come back stronger. >> the president taped his trays from a honeywell manufacturing place in my opinion so plant in minnesota. the president will return to the bay area to try to raise
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more money for his cam paper. going to attend a small round table event at 1 market plaza in san francisco next wednesday. this is going to be a fundraiser at the mer chaps exchange building in the financial district. tickets are $5000 each. afterwards he will hop on air force 1 and head to los angeles for a gala hosted by gay rights activists. start of june brought the hardest hit day on wall street. dow one down 275 points, wipe taught gains for the entire year. analysts say they blame the big drop on worst than expected may jobless numbers and the continuing debt crisis in europe. mitt romney reacted to the bad economic news by saying the
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country appears to be moving back ward. he is continuing the message that the president doesn't know how to fix the economy. >> the president is quick to find someone to blame, fist george bush, then congress, atm machines, europe. he always has someone. >> romney says his experience in business including time with private equity firm bane capital taught him how to create jobs. it was the stucks next computer worm that hit 1000 center fiewjs. it may have slowed the nuclear program by a year or two. the worm went worldwide and experts say that means someone could retaliate by turning it on u.s. cyber operations.
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>> if somebody decodes this, this would be used against our critical infrastructure. >> the white house isn't commenting saying the information is classified and a spokesman won't say there is going to ban investigation in to leaked the information. facebook is asking its users to take a stand on a new privacy policy, in the social networking site is asking people to vote on changes announced before the company went public last month. if there is enough support, facebook could start showing people ads on outside web sites, the ads chosen would be based on the hobbies and users expect interest in on pages. a dangerous drug called bath salts is on the rise in california. this is similar to meth it causes hallucinations like lcd. poison control center hasn't heard much before last year but received 300 calls about the
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drug. almost all of them involve people going to the hospital. police in miami are waiting for toxicology tests to see if a man who attacked a homeless man was high on bath salts. officers witnessed rudy eugene eating the homeless man's face. eugene was naked and growled during the attack, officers shot and killed him. investigators think he was under a drug induced psychosis. zimmerman expected to be back in jail. he is accused of killing 17- year-old trayvon martin. in april he turned himself in and released on bail. the judge said zimmerman had misled the court about his financial situation and revoked bail. prosecutors say he had $135,000 from a website set up specifically to raise money, the court says the information was not disclosed during the bail hearing. >> defendant sat there when he was aware of the money
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transferring from one fund to the other and there was plenty of money. we got to make sure the defendant gets a fair trial and the state gets a fair trial. >> the deattorneys say zimmerman and his wife were not aware they could use the money. the judge has given zimmerman 48 hours to turn himself in. floyd may weather junior is in jail. he is serving a jail sentence for attacking his girlfriend. he pleaded guilty to domestic battery charges in december. he was sentenced to serve 3 months because may weather a high profile inmate, police say he will serve most of his time away from other inmates. a oakland man is accused of using unusual disguise to rob banks. an 8 month investigation led them to william, he is accused of wearing a elaborate mask to disguise himself as an elderly
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man. he is now facing several counts of robberies and we pons charges. a grant is allowing the city to add four police officers to deal with urgent needs, going to be designated a a special operations team to free up other officers to investigate a variety of serious crimes. someone returned a book to the san francisco pub lek lie library, more than 37 years overdue. the book about louisiana cooking came with the original checkout slip from the branch library, showing due date of november 27th, 1974, there was an apology note as well. the library branch manager says she is happy the book has been returned and there won't be a late fine. this morning, a community volunteers in san francisco coming together to fix what vandals destroyed. plus, heart stopping rescue caught on video, a man jumps in
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to action to save a baby in a runaway stroller.
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police arrested a man for felony vandalism. robert spray papered a character that looks like felix the cat on heightly visible locations including freeways. clean up cost for the graffiti hit 30,000 dls. volunteers expected to fix up a community garden hit by vandals last month. $18,000 wort of equipment and plans were destroyed. volunteers will put in new plants, fix boxs and remove the old and damaged fencing around the garden. a heart stopping rescue of a baby in a runaway stroller was caught on video in seattle. see the stroller rolling in to an intersection in this video taken from a garbage truck,
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amore thought he parked and locked the stroller down but the stroller rolled down the hill. the driver was in the right place at the right time. >> i hit the brakes, jumped out and tried to grab it. when i was honking, there was a fed ex coming through and he stopped as he heard the horn. >> they were able to stop the stroller just after it hit a curb. they found a smiling baby boy. seconds later the frantic mother returns to grab the stroller. . >> that makes my heart stop. i covered a story where a babeey went in to the river, pulled out by firefighters. strapped in to the jogging stroller. ran away in to a river. pulled him out, baby was smiling. >> very scary. i'm glad it was a happy ending. outside the doors this morning, we have mostly clear skies,
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along the coast, socked in by the fog, mist and drizzle. a cooling trend for june. i'm going to show you the possibility of rain, notice the time stamp there, sunday evening. by monday, looks like the north bay could see scattered showers. kind of hangs around through the monday afternoon, commute. out of our way by monday night. in addition to numbers rolling back, by monday, could actually get wet weather. this morning, we are waking up in the 50s, by 9:00, low 60s to mid to upper 60s for inland areas with the sunshine out this. mid-70s will be the afternoon high for the valley locations. we will linger in to the low 60s around the coastline. for the afternoon, those mid to upper 90s yesterday, will turn in to mid to upper 80s for the valley locations and hopefully you are saying yahoo. the cooling trend will continue in to sunday with the coolest day monday. look at that, well below
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average for the early part of june. 69 degrees for the afternoon high, valley locations, upper 50s for the coast. maybe a few sprinkles. clearing out by tuesday, numbers remain below average in to wednesday. baltimore is cleaning up after storms. intense system produced one tornado yesterday and lots of damage. see the broken tree branches, downed trees fell on buildings and overturned trucks, were also a problem. the national weather service confirmed one tornados but investigating reports of others. check out this dramatic rescue in china. firefighters lifted two people from those fast moving flood waters, triggered by heavy rain. a taxi washed away. they grabbed onto the pier , the passenger was swept downstream, firefighters rescued her and used a crane to reach the driver. after an hour, both driver and his passenger were safely back
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on land. witnesses open up and get in detail for a judge in southern california, what they saw happen to giants fan, brian stow at dodgers stadium and what his friends say about he got hurt.
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sentence to life, mubarak learns his fate this morning. what he begged to do as he was taken from the courtroom and there are new questions about his health. new this morning, people are gathering in egypt tahrir to protest the life sentence of former president mubarak, the sentence was handed down this morning, in the killing of protesters during the revolution last year. more than 850 people were killed. protesters are gathering in the square demanding he be sentenced to death. former leader reportedly suffered a heart attack while transported to a prison hospital, that has not yet been con formed. a runway at the international airport is shutdown. christian is live with what is behind the closure and how it's affecting air travel.
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>> reporter: we are inside sfo, look at the big board. you can see how the flights have been affected. look at the board, see in the last half hour, we have seen numerous flight cancellations and delays. they are anticipating a full schedule today, they did precancel some flights because of the works taking place this weekend. we got a look at 28 left, that's reason behind the expected delays today. crews are working to comply with new federal mandated safety upgrades. ordinarily the airport can land 60 planes an hour this weekend the number is down to half, 30 planes an hour. the spokesman says the delays are likely to effect shorter flights especially as they accrue delays as the day goes on. >> people flying on routes less than two hours in length will be delayed on arrivals, most cross country flights on time or nearly on time, most international flights on
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tivment. >> reporter: compounding issues this morning was a fog warning causing weather delays as always the airport is advising people to arrive at the airport early or on time and advising people to call ahead and check on the is a tus of a flying. there is work underway at oakland international airport this week, that should not impact flights but could mean noise impact for people living in san leandro over the weekend. we will monitor the situation here at sfo and bring you the latest developments on flight delays due to the construction work going on on runway 28 left. testimony expected to resume next wednesday in the preliminary hearing of two men accused of beating bryant stow. during yesterday's testimony, the court heard testimony from one of stow's friends, who was with him at the game.
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the witness is off camera but describes what happened. >> looked like he was unconscious, he was going straight back, arms limp behind me, like gravity had taken him. it was like a free falling. there was no movement. >> the preliminary hearing is held to determine if there is enough evidence to bring the men to trial. friends and community leaders celebrated the life of a transz gender homicide victim and gathered at the oakland peace center. he was shot at the end of april. he was a trance gender person living as a woman and worked to help other transgender people. >> we want everybody to be safe in oak land. we want numbers of the transgender community to have safe spaces. we want everybody to take ownership of it. >> police say martel was
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sitting in a ca r with three friends at 13th and broadway, when she was killed on april 29th, her friends are urging people to come forward with any information that may help investigators lead them to the gunman. pleasant hill police released a sketch of man accused of rape. the victim described he attacker as latino in his 30s with yellow ib teeth. he forced himself in to her car and made her drive to martinez where where he tried to rape her but she escaped. she said the man stole her ford sedan. two sacramento sheriff's deputies are facing charges for selling firearms. mc gowen pleaded not guilty yesterday. prosecutors accused the deputies of using the status as law officers to buy guns not available to the public.
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they sold the guns to two fie arms dealers -- firearms dealers. it's disheartening that the officers took it upon themselves to mage the decision to abuse they position as peace officers and cast as speeringses -- as spurringses. >> police recovered two weapons sold by mc gowen. . we know the fame of the bay area man who died after a deputy used a stun gun on him. randolph tied thursday after hit with the stun gun. police say he was fighting with another pen in front of a home when they responded they used the stun gun to tray and subdue him. he stopped breathing and was transported to the hospital, an autopsy is underway. banning gun shows on
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government property in alameda county is over. the revised ordinance is constitutional. it allows gun shows as long as guns are unloaded and attached by a cable to a display table. a safeway chub card helped police arrest a woman accused of using a stolen credit card. tracy wheeler paid for items at safeway with a credit card from a pus she stole. she used her card to get a discount. that personalized card led them to wheeler as their main suspect. next accused criminals left a trail for police. the trail was made of junk food, doritos, oreos and cheetos from a snack shack to a house. inside the house were a man and a gill who broke in to the snack bar. the cash register was found inside the home. four bay area hospitals are
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fined for mistakes officials say put patients in danger. department of public health says keizer san francisco medical center, chinese hospital in san francisco, keizer oakland medical center and santa clara are among 13 hospitals in california that made policy and administrative mistakes that could have resulted in injury or death. tonight the san francisco symphony will mark the 100th anniversary the back and white ball. crews were setting up tables and putting up dcrations and getting the light show ready. there is going to be three jumbo screens set up so people outside can watch the concert. it's held every other year and the police say it's the hottest concert in town. >> because it raises money for the san francisco symphony education program. that's another big draw.
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>> this stretch of van eases will be shut down. the party starts at 5:00. the concert is almost sold out. people can buy party passes tomorrow night for $250 a person. great events and a great place to spend your date around on the dance floors. it is a hot ticket but could be rosemary, a cool night. >> gray skies, cool this eve, the own shore breeze moving its way back. in strengthening and could mean some good news for the inland areas if you had too much of the heat. giving you a live look, emeryville, towards the bay and west, we have gray skies, fog and drizzle. delays, due to fog, the other construction going on out there. the numbers not too bad. where we are only notably cooler today, livermore, by 5
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degrees. 59 for you. a 8 concord. 58 fairfield. low to mid to upper 50s along the peninsula in to san jose. the numbers, mild, relatively speaking as we get outside this morning, if you have the sunshine, probably feels good. but the winds sure fire sun of what is to come. fairfield 28 miles per hour. southwesterly breeze from the pacific, definitely going to cool the inland areas down. we will see temperatures in the mid-80s for some of the warmest spots for the afternoon. a light breeze over santa rosa nap pa. 18sfo, gusty above 1000 feet in the hills reporting gusty conditions. pacific satellite view, pressure over us, now beginning to shift to the east. being push aid long by this system here. this is going to bring us the cooldown and bring back the marine layer, 1500 feet today. deeper for tomorrow. own shore breeze coming back. by mondays, could see a little bit of rain. 86 this afternoon for santa
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rosa. 81 na vato -- navato. 72 caster valley. santa clara valley, a nice day, 76 santa clara, 79 san jose, 83 morgan hill. 67 san bruno. 76 palo alto, low to mid-60s for the city this afternoon. upper 50s to low 60s for the coast. extended forecast, rolling back the numbers, sunday, monday looks to be the coolest day. showers earl hi on and collying out monday in to tuesday, numbers finally rebounding in to wednesday. ow inland areas, mid to upper 70s in the folk, low 60s for the coast. i will have a look at the lunchtime numbers coming up ches record setting fire in new mexico covers 339 square miles.
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the fire in new mexico's he la national forest is the largest fire in the country. 1200 firefighters are working on it on impossible terrain. the fire is 15% contained and forecasters are predicting thunderstorms and dry lightning which could spark more fires. defense strategy, defense secretary, leon panetta says we will move our warships to and why.
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live look from san rafael. 1500 feet deep. mostly sunny sky, cooler weather for the afternoon. live pictures right now, from tahrir square, those are protestors not happy. demanding for the excuse of mubarak. this morning, mubarak was sentenced to life for his roll in the killing of protesters during the revolution. there was a lot of anger in and out of the courtroom, because protesters say that sentence is not serious enough, they wanted him to get the death penalty for crimes. there are a lot of people in the square, it's being
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shutdown. we are hearing that mubarak may have suffered a heart attack as he was transferred to a prison hospital. new this morning, defense secretary, panetta is outlying dedetails of a military strategy. this is video of him greeting troops in hawaii. speaking from singapore, he said the u.s. will move the pa juror of warship -- majority of the warships to the asian pacific in a few years and saying we will keep 6 aircraft carriers in the region. that reason is because of the shifting focus to asia. secretary of state hilary clinton is in norway, this is her second trip to that area, which could become a international battleground for resources. she says northern norway has unexplored region of oil, gas and mineral deposits. the us is and other countries near the north pole are trying to work together to fight climate change and prevent oil
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spills. space shuttle prototype will take to the air briefly, and with help. enterprise pulled out of protective tent at kennedy airport. it will be put on a barge in new york harbor. a tug boat will tow it around the harbor and u.s.s. intrepid. 57 75 years ago this week, amelia ehrhardt took off, she disappeared somewhere over the pacific. a group searching for her plane says it has new information on what happened to her. the group called tiger, now says there is credible evidence radio signals that had been dismissed were actually ehrhardt after she landed on a small uninhabited island. tiger hopes to raise $2 million to search there next month. a single engine aircraft
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crashed killing the pilot. it happened around 11:00 yesterday morning, right after the prowler jaguar aircraft took off. witnesses say engine spotterred as if the plane lost power, then the plane went in to a steep dive and crashed nose first. the pilot was the only person on board the plane. the name has not been released. a controversial piece of art, once vanished from public view is on display at san francisco's museum of modern art. the bust called portrait of george is of major george mo scowny, they were shot to death by dan white in 1978. the city commissioned a sculpture of him for what was then the new convention center the statute's pedestal included references to the killings, considered too painful for the city and returned to the artist. visitors say it's time the
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statute returned. >> i think it's fantastic this piece is back where it belongs, meant for san francisco and needs to be here. >> the bust of mayor george will remain on display at the san francisco across the street from the center through the summer. green lantern is coming out of the closet. the comic book character created in the 40s will come out as gay next wednesday. the group 1 million moms opposes the idea saying on the website the companies are heavily influencing youth by using chin super heros to desensitized and brainwash them in thinking the gay lifestyle choice is desirable. common bookstore owners disagreed with the notion. >> huge, huge thing for the gay community to have well known established character like alenscott to be a gay man. >> he is trying to be representative of how people
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actually are. >> james, owner of the lounge teld us the original green lantern crick tee crick tee character had a gay son. a slew of new films, marvels latest super hero movie is dominating the box office, netting $1 billion already. off the screen sales took in $660 million last year, by some estimates. what makes comics unique is how they have thrived. . new report shows super heros on television can boost a child's self esteem as long as the child is a white male. the study is published in the youal communication research. researchers found programming tends to show white men in leading roles. on the flip side the study concluded television may adversely affect white girls and african american children. scientist says the tv industry has been working to improve
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diversity in recent years including strong female crick characters. lucas is moving towards retirement. the man behind star wars, indiana joans and american graffiti will be cochair. kathleen kennedy will share the title. lucas is 68 and wants someone who loves movies to carry the company forward after he retires. vice mayor of clayton and pleading not guilty. he is accused of accepting $160,000 from a insurance client and not turning the money over to travelers insurance. he was working as a broker for the technology company, i pass. leaders will decide whether to ask voters to raise taxes. supervisors will likely approve a measure tuesday raising tax from one-half cent to a full
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cent. it would raise $7.8 billion over 30 years. all for projects ranging from a bart extension to livermore to restoring ac transit service. 47% of the money spent on public transit. 30% go to the roads. 9% would go to freeways and the rest improving biking and hiking trails and routes for children to walk or bike to school. unified school district is celebrating a financial achievement. it finished paying off a state loan four years ahead of schedule. district officials were at ford elementary in richmond to handover the $8 million of $28 million state loan they received 20 years ago, the district is no longer under state control. 13 people were arrested during an enrollment protest at ucla.
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protesters trying to call attention to a low minority enrollment. group included high school and community college students in the appeals process for admission, asian or pacific islanders make up 37% of the student body while 31% are white. the university says it's committed to having a diverse student body. 11-year-old student is excused from school by the most powerful man in the country. >> well, yesterday, tyler sullivan didn't go to school, he was watching the president speak at a nearby town. after he finished the speech, tyler had a chance to shake his hand and talk to him. >> i said, hi, president. then, he started asking me questions. he was like, you must be out of
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school, then? >> well, he said no, that's when mr. obama took out the presidential pad and wrote a note excusing tyler from class. tyler plans on bringing it to the teacher on monday morning. >> it will be interesting to see what the teacher says. >> i think that's a pretty good reason. warning for people who use bay area bridges which drivers will be paying more at the toll plaza. few people get to see an iceberg do this. one tourist caught it on video. cooler air is pulling in for the bay area weekend. i will have what you can expect coming up.
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rare you get to see this, a iceberg flipping. part of the iceberg breaks off and rises up in the ocean, a towist was shooting video during a catamaran tour of the glacier in argentina. this is posted on youtube. experts say ice beg flipping
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occurs regularly but rarely captured on video. someone environmentalists are angry at jerry brown, he wants to fast track high speed rail and build soon to create you said. the governor proposes to exempt parts from california environmental laws. environmentalists say the project needs more scrutiny, not less. the legislator would need to approve any exemptions, the toll authority is reminding drivers bridge tolls will go up next month starting july 1st, the toll on the bridges will increase to $5, times the number of axles. that out to $15 for a car, towing a single axle trailer. $20 for four axles and $35 for big rigs with 7 axles. the rate will be $6 on the golden gate times the number of axles with $1 discount for
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fastrak. i a two day street fair, arts and crafts, emphasis on using recycled materials. there will be cooking demonstrations. urban festival is on union, it opens at 10:00 and runs through 6:00 6:00 p.m., today and tomorrow and the perfect price because it's free. we have great weather, not as hot for our valley locations. that is actually good news for many of you that is been sweating it out these days am look what the we can expect as we roll through your saturday. this morning, 50, it is cloudy, it is very foggy by the coast, a little mist and drizzle there. by the noontime, hour, we are warming up back in to the 70s to low 80s, santa rosa, napa,
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fairfield, antioch, livermore. 60s for the bay. 50s for the coast. for the coast, not a lot of change going on. the cooling trends is going to be more widespread felt for inlands folks. by the afternoon, notice the only shades of red are well in to is valley. if you are headed to the valley, another hot one. our inland areas here locally will be in the 80s. it's a warm day, not as hot. 86 santa rosa. 80 napa. 84 concord. 86 livermore. swimming pool weather. 69 oakland. 76 freemont. along the peninsula, mid to upper 70s. upper 70s, low 80s, near san jose, morgan hill and gillmore. the cooling trend will continue all the way in to monday when unseasonably cool and wet system drops in. drives the numbers down. scattered showers. clearing out by tuesday morning, our numbers will remain below average.
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back to you. a coach arrested. what he did to a student. a developing situation in egypt right now, these are life pictures from tahrir square, the protest just getting underway following the sentencing of former egyptian leader, mubarak. he was sentence today a life sentence. the protesters are gathering, and they want death. here you go little man.
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. escalating situation following the sentencing of former egyptian leader, hosni mubarak. good morning, welcome to mornings on 2, it's saturday, june 2nd. i'm claudine wong. >> i'm mike mibach. activetivitys happening today. let's get to rose mary.
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a nice day, remaining partly cloudy, cool by the coast. drop for tip land areas. look at what we saw friday, what we are expecting for today. anywhere from 4:00 to 8 degrees. definitely doing to feel that. we will look around the area and have rain to talk about coming up. egypt's tahrir square is shut down as protesters gather demanding execution of hosni mubarak. he was sentenced to life for not stopping killing of protesters during the revolution last year. protesters are gathering and saying mubarak should be sentenced to death. after the verdict k mubarak was ordered to a prison hospital despite beging to return to a military hospital. he suched what is called a health crisis. there are reports that it was a heart attack but that has not
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been confirmed. before the protest that is underway fights broke out inside and outside the courtroom after the verdict was read. most clashes between supporters and others between protestors and security forces about 20 people were injured. some by rocks thrown. now people were arrested. today san francisco firefighters will mark the fist anniversary of two colleagues killed in the line of duty. the two died while battling a house fire. they were trapped by a sudden flair up. ceremony will begin at 10:30, going to include a moment of silence, and a moil garden as well as a plaque at the fire station. a crab on an narrow and -- crash on a narrow road is under investigation two. people died after a van and a car collided on march creek road outside of the town of clayton. that accident happened about 10:15 last night and the road
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between central and eastern contracosta was closed for three hours. one person survived but seriously hurt. this morning, san francisco police are asking for information on a hit and run at third and bryant streets in san francisco. around 10:00 last night, a dark sedan, possibly a town car hit a man in the crosswalk and fled the scene. the person was taken to the hospital and his condition is not not known. anyone with information is asked to call police. officers say man was found dead inside a mini market on 95th and olive street in east oakland. investigators believe the man may have been shot outside and stumbled in to the store. he was pronounced dead at the scene from a gunshot wound to the chest. police don't have suspects. another search for missing teenager sierra lamar began.
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despite the arrest of a suspect, for her kidnapping and murder, the fame friends and family are holding out hope for her safe return. she has been missing for 11 weeks. >> i wonder, curiosity, hope. it's like mixed emotions like good and bad not really good, but like it's veriuations you don't know how to deal with it. >> so far the suspect torez has not entered a plea, he is not providing information about the possible whereabouts of lamar. police arrested a high school swim coach for having inappropriate contact with a student. joshuah was the swim and water polo coach at airgon high school. a student reported he inappropriately touched her during the last year.
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he is facing charges of sexual assault on a minor and lewd acts. police are asking anyone with information to contact investigators. a suspect has been arrested in the san ramone jewelry store robbery that ended in a deadly shooting. two suspects tried to rob a golden treasures store with two other men. a store employee shot and killed a man who was armed. investigators are looking for two other suspects. this weekend passengers traveling to and from san francisco international should expect delays due to runway work. one of the main arrival runways was closed at 8:00 last night and will remain closed until 8:00 a.m. monday. this will allow crews to modify lightning and signs instead of 60 arrivals an hour, sfo will only handle 30. this will impact shorter flights.
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good morning, a live look at the oakland hills shrouded in fog. you can see the sunshine beginning to burn through. we will have mostly sunny skies for today. some of us waking up mostly sunny. the more notable change, what you are going to feel is the cooldown in store for your weekend. a westerly breeze at sfo, 14 miles per hour, turned calm, san jose, 1000 feet in the hills. on shore breeze is blowing.
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25-30 miles per hour. low clouds, fog and drizzle for those of us at the coast. 56 now in oakland. a foo degrees cooler in livermore with the breeze. 63 concord. numbers are holding in the low 60s as well under mostly sunny skies. the winds picked up near the delta, 25-30 miles per hour reported at times throughout the overnight hours. this morning, again, good signs that a cooldown is headed our way if it's been hot in your neighborhood. satellite, the ridge of high pressure, over us now beginning to shift. you can see, we have unsettled weather over the north of us. a system rolling through oregon today. that is what is bringing back the breeze and the cooler weather and system hanging out in the gulf of alaska for the
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weekend. seasonably cool wet system pulling in. won't be a lot. remember a year ago we had a good storm roll through the fist week of june. not like, that we could see showers. for today, partly cloudy as we get off nice start this morning. cool conditions, notable drop in the afternoon highs and shower chance for next week. it's not going to linger either. 86 san to rosa. upper 60s, low 70s, oakland, san leandro. mid-80s livermore, pittsburgh, antioch. walnut creek, warming to 83. gorgeous day for you. 79 san jose. mid-70s, sunny vail. 75 redwood city. 76 mountain view. it will remain cool along the coast. the strong on shore breeze expected to last throughout the afternoon. partly cloudy skies for the coast throughout the afternoon. mostly sunny for the rest of us , the cooldown continues.
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sundays in to monday. that lingering shower will be with us through monday afternoon, it pulls out, clearing out by tuesday, numbers remain on the cool side for this time of year, low 70s to mid to upper 70s by wednesday for the inland areas. low 60s for the coast. i will show you the long range model coming up. george zimmerman is heading back to jail. the lie he is accused of telling landing him behind bars again. i'm more of an absentee plant parent. [ cellphone rings ] tuscaloosa? schenectady? des moines? okay. okay. okay. i can't always be there to weed my petunias. so now we use miracle gro shake 'n feed plus weed preventer.
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a live look from emeryville, low clouds ask fog hanging out over the bay this morning. celebrations underway in britain to celebrate queen elizabeth's diamond jubilee. royal fever spread across london to mark her 60 year reign on the throne. people are hosting parties to honor the queen and local stores are selling souvenirs. people say it's a proud moment for london and the royal family. >> she has hosted 8 different u.s. presidents in the uk from presidentize ize enhow
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eisenhower to president obama himself. >> the queen is at one of the biggest events in horse racing. today, is considered a national holiday across that country. president obama responds to yesterday's disappointing jobs numbers and the subsequent stock market drop. >> we knew the road wouldn't be easy and we knew it would take time and ups and downs along the way. we knew that if we were willing to act wisely and boldly, and together, if we were willing to keep at it and never quit, we would come back stronger. >> the president taped his address from honeywell manufacturing plant in minnesota and praised the company for its surge in hiring. president obama says the american economy has been hurt by the european debt crisis, he added congress must pass his
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jobs bill. the president will return to the bay area to raise more campaign funds. he will attends a so called small round table event next wednesday. there is a fundraiser in the financial district, general admission are $5000, afterwards he will hop on air force 1 and fly down to los angeles for a gala hosted by gay right activists. wall street is having a rough month. losses of 2012 yesterday. nasdaq and sp lost more than 2.5 percent each. dow 275 points wiping out all gains for last year. >> it's looking like 2011. >> analysts blame the trop on worse than expected may jobless
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numbers and debt crieses in europe. mitt romney reacted to the bad dmik news by saying the country appears to be moving back ward and continuing the message that president obama doesn't know how to fix the economy. >> the president is quick to find somebody to blame k first george bush, then congress, atm machines, europe he always has someone. >> romney says his experience with private equi tirm bank capital taught him huh to revive the economy and create jobs. clashes between pro and antisyrian groups killed one person. iranian scientists know what caused unexpected problems at one of their nuclear facilities. a computer worm. the stucks net computer worm hit one thousand centrifuge as at the main nuclear plant and
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caused them to spip out of control, db spin out of control. the woman went worldwide and experts worry it could be turned on u.s. cyber operations. the white house is not commenting on the stucks net wok saying the information is classified, the souse who leaked the information says stucks net was developed by the americans and israelis. facebook asking voters to vote on a privacy policy. facebook could show people ads on outside web sites and those would be chosen for individuals based on information in their comments on their individual pages. a dangerous new drug, called bath salts is on the rise in california. the drug is similar to methamphetamine, causing
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hallucinations and extremely violent behavior. california's poison control center had not head much about bath salts before last year. it has received 300 calls about the drug. almost all of them involve people going to the hospital. police in miami are awaiting toxicology tests to see if a man who attacked a homeless man was high on the bath salts. officers witnessed eugene eating the man's face. eugene was naked and growled at police and an officer shot and killed him. the border patrol seized 22 pounds of meth hidden in the mini van. customs agents stopped the van on interstate 5, in orange county yesterday morning. a drug sniffing dog discovered the meth which was hidden inside the front bumper worth
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$445,000. zimmerman is headed back to jail. in april he turned himself in and was released on 150,000 dollars bail. yesterday the judge said he had misled the court about his financial situation and revoked the bail. prosecutors say he had $135,000 from a website set up to raise money. the court says the money wasn't disclosed during the hearing. >> the defendant sat there when he was aware of the money. >> zimmerman's defense attorneys say he and his wife weren't aware they could use the money. zimmerman has until the end of the weekend to turn himself in. floyd may weather is in jail. five division world championship turned himself in for attacking his ex-
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girlfriend. he pleaded guilty to domestic battery charges in december, sentenced to serve three months because he is a high profile inmate, las vegas police say he will likely serve most of his time away from other inmates. oakland man is facing robbery and weapons charges. he is accused of wearing an e will be rate -- elaborate mask to disguise himself as an elderly man. police will get treax help. a grant is allowing the city to add four police officers to deal with urgent needs. they will be designated as a special operations team to free up other officers. canadian high schoolers home work not going to waste. the fashion statement one teenager is making with her school work.
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investigators say it took weeks to link robert to several spray painted characters that looked like felix the cat. some in public locations including freeways. clean up costs hit $30,000. this is a clean up day at san francisco community garden, that was badly damaged by
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vandals in april. dozens of volunteers expected to put in new plants, fix garden boxs and removed the damage fencing at candlestick point. they caused $18,000 in damage to equipment and native plants. heart stopping rescue of a baby in a sphroaler was caught on video in seattle. -- stroller was caught on video in seattle. the mother who was jogging thought he parked and locked the stroller but the stroller rolled down the hill. the truck drive was in the right place at the right time. it this brake and jumped out of the truck and tried to grab it. when i was honking the horn, there was a fed ex truck coming throug and stopped as he heard the horn. >> see the scroller and black burn running after the stroller. inside the baby boy was simply
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smiling, i'm sure he enjoyed the ride. see the woman running to the stroller, that's the mom. i'm sure barely breathing, still. saturday, june 2nd, first weekend you may want to get outside, enjoy the summer, it's not officially here, people get the vibe now that we are in june. it's going to be a good looking day. not as hot. for some people that's great news. i remember what it's like. i lived in the valley. it was hot the last couple of days in some spots. if in your opinion the sacramento -- if you were in the sacramento valley, they hit the century mark. we are warming up, but have on shore breeze strengthening. 15 miles per hour reported in oakland. 16 san francisco. fairfield, lost the reading, gusting to 28 miles per hour.
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westerly breeze continuing in through areas around concord, pittsburgh, a gust to 15 to 20. again, these are all signs that we have changes on the way. 30-40 in the hills. it's quite breezy if you are up in the hills, outside of that we have a moderate breeze blowing. the own shore breeze, bringing the cool down, monday a hib of rain, let me show you what i was talking about. sundays, to the north of us, monday morning, maybe a few scattered showers, especially for the north bay. it is going to drive our numbers down. look at the cooling trend. today, wham warm for the inland spots. tomorrow, we fall below average in some cases. by monday, well below the norms tuesday in to wednesday, numbers rebound. on the cool side. along the coast, cloudy, cool,
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egyptians face to face with other egyptians, sentencing of their former leader. good morning, everyone, welcome back to mornings on 2, i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. a developing story this morning, protesters shut down tahrir square angry at the life sentence handed down to former president mubarak. this is new video of the crowd.
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this morning, mubarak was sentenced life for his role in the killing of protesters dug the uprising that forced him to resign. those in the crowd say, they wanted mubarak's execution and angry over the acquittal of his two sons and senior advisors. the life sentence sparked anger inside and outside the couple after the verdict was read leading to minor fights. 20 people were hurt. some by rocks. four people were arrested. we are hearing from secretary of state, hilary clinton, about mubarak's sentence. speaking from norway, she said his fate is quote up to the egyptian people, their judicial system and they government. clinton is praising egypt for what she calls recent free and fair elections to replace mubarak and says it's a sign of egypt's progress and democratic transition. delays at san francisco airport and there could be delays today at oakland
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airport, one of the main arrival runways was closed and will remain closed until 8:00 a.m. monday allowing crews to modify lightning and signs. there are also fog delays. there is a project to install safety buffers at the end of the runways. >> as we get closer to finishing the project, we are trying to do with minimal impact. >> as oakland, one of the main runways will be closed from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. today and tomorrow. officials are not expecting any major delays there. traffic patterns will change overnight which could result in noise for people who live nearby. it was a year ago to the day the san francisco fire department lost two firefighters killed while on duty. they were caught in a sudden flair up as they battled a
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house fire. >> reporter: we are here at engine house 26, look, see they are pulling out an engine to make room for today's ceremony, firefighters and the city will pause to remember the firefighters who gave hire lives a year ago today. the doors up. the fire house is grieving for firefighter vincent perez and anthony valero, they died fighting a fire in the home. a window shattered sending oxygen rushing in and leading to a sudden flashover fire. a ceremony is set to take place at the house at 10:30 this morning. it will include dedication of a plaque in honor of the men and memorial garden and a moment of silence observed at 10:58, the time the men were found. all departments off duty firefighters and public are
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invited to attend. see the park, this park will feature some of the service today. there will be a community barbecue here at walter has park. the public is welcome to attends as are all off duty firefighters. their hope is the barbecue will show the love these men have for life and the way they embraced lave life and a fitting memorial. next wednesday the preliminary hearing of two men accused of beating brian stow is expected to begin. they are suspected of beating stow at dodgers stadium last year during yesterday's hearing in los angeles, the court heard testimony from one of stow's friends who was with him at the game. he is off camera but describes what he saw happened.
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>> looked like he was unconscious, his arms were limp behind him, like gravity had taken him, it was just like a free falling, there was no movement, he didn't make an attempt to put his arms out to break the fall. >> the hearing is held to determine if there is enough evidence to bring the men to trial. police released a sketch of man accused of rape. the victim describes her attacker as latino, in his 30s with yellowish teeth. he forced his way in to her car near the target shopping center on contracosta boulevard. she escaped. the man stole her ford sedan. randolph died at the hospital thursday after hit be a stun gun. he was fighting with another person in front of a home when police responded they used a
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stun gun to resubdue him. he was taken to the hospital. an autopsy is underway. two sheriff's deputies are facing charges of illegally selling firearms. a prosecutor announced charges against ryan mc gowen and lieu, mc gowen pleaded not guilty yesterday, prosecutors accused them of using status as law officers to buy guns not available to the public, they allegedly sold the guns to duofirearm dealer -- two firearm dealers. sheriff is disappointed. >> it's disheartening that these two officers took it upon themselves to make decision to abuse their positions as peace officers, and cast aspersions on the department and law enforcement community. >> prosecutors say many of the guns ended up in the wrong hands. city police recovered two weapons sold by mc gowen following the standoff in february of 2011.
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a safeway club card helped police arrest a woman accused of using a stolen credit card. tracy wheeler paid for items at safeway with a credit card she got from a stolen purse but used her card to get a discount and police say that card led them to wheelers that suspect. these criminals left a trail for police. the trail made of junk food. doritos, oweios and cheetos from a little league snack bar to a house. insides the house, the cash register found. oakland friends and community leaders celebrated the life of a transgender homicide victim. they gathered at the peace center to remember brandy who was shot and killed in oak lands. she was living as a woman and worked to help other
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transgender people police say martel was sitting in a car with three friends at 13th and broadway and was killed april 29th. her friends are urging people to come forward with any information that may help investigators lead them to the gunmen. four hospitals are fined for mistakes state officials say put patients in danger. keizer san francisco medical center, chinese hospital in san francisco, keizer oak land medical center, and santa clara valley among 13 hospitals in california that made policy and administrative mistakes that could have resulted in injury or death. a record setting fire in new mexico covers 339 square miles. the fire in new mexico's hula national forest is the large nest the country right now.
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1200 firefighters are working on it. the fire is only 15% contained. forecasters are predicting thunderstorms and dry lightning which could spark more fires. it's rare you are going to get to see this. this iceberg is flipping part of the iceberg breaks off and rises up in the ocean am tourist was shooting video dug during a tour. this happened in march. experts say it happens regularly but rarely. but rarely captured on video. a cooler shape for the weekend. san jose, we have mostly collie skies. low clouds against the coastline. fog, mist and drizzle reported,
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pacifica and half-moon bay, knot bay, mostly sunny skies. if u looking from the knot, in to san francisco, a wall of fog. the westerly breeze is strengthening and looking at quite gusty conditions over the hills above 1000 feet this morning. low clouds, oakland, in to hayward, freemont. san francisco, along the coast. mostly sunny, over areas and redwood, mountain view, sfo reporting low clouds and fog, looks like the southerly extent is causing delays out there. the southerly breeze, concord, 3-4 degrees cooler than yesterday. that's a sign of things to come. satellite radar, the rim ridge of high pressure, nudgeing to the east, pushed along by the weak disturbances. one over oregon is going to trigger a red flag warning for
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lake tahoe or sierra this afternoon. if you are traveling that way for the weekend, we have a stronger system bringing us perhaps a little bit of rain, that is going to come on monday. today, tomorrow, the big story will be, the cooldown. hot weather is going away. we will be warm for the inland areas. anywhere from 4-8 degrees drop expected from yesterday. the clouds out along the coast, could see partly cloudy skies for the afternoon. will remain on the cool side. by tomorrow the marine layer deepens a little bit. farther inland tomorrow morning and numbers will continue to roll back. 52 san francisco. 56 oakland. warming in to the low 60s parts of the north bay. santa rosa napa. a nice start livermore 61. 58 concord. afternoon highs, not too bad, looking good. 86 santa rosa. 81 novato. upper 60s berkley. san francisco, cool e 64 for the afternoon high. if you going land east bay,
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warming up, 84 concord. 87 antioch. instead of 90s, we are looking at at 80s for today. a gorgeous afternoon in las catos. notice the big cool down. sundays a change. monday, being the coolest day, introducing the possibility of scattered showers over the nor bay our best chance, could start early on and done by the afternoon or late afternoon, tuesday, wednesday, dry, the numbers remain cool for early june. if you are headed to see the giants play, i have the forecast for you coming up. on monday morning, 11-year- old student will have quite a story to tell his class. yesterday tyler sullivan did not go to school because he was watching the president speak in
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a nearby town. tyler had the chance to shake his hand and talk to him. >> i said, hi president. he started asking me questions. he was like k you must be out of school then. >> that's when mr. obama took out a presidential pad and pen and wrote the note excusing tyler from class. he plans on bringing it to his teacher monday morning. >> a super hero coming ow of the closet and group of moms angry because of it.
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good morning, sweeping view there over the city and the bay. socked in by low clouds and fog along the coast and parts of the bay this morning. we are learning more about a new u.s. military strategy from
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defense secretary, leon panetta. this is video of him greeting troops in hawaii. he says over the next six years, the u.s. will move the majority of its warships to the asian pacific area. we will keep he says six aircraft carriers in the region. the shift and focus is designed to contain china emergence as a global power. secretary of state, hilary clinton, is in norway, it is her second trip to the areas reportedly rich in natural resources, she says northern norway, has unexplored region. today the space shuttle prototype will take to the air briefly, with a little help. enterprise is out of its protect i have at the at the present time tent at new
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york's kennedy airport. tomorrow, that badge will begin journey around the harbor and to the u.s.s. intrepid. that's the carrier that's now at the museum. 75 years ago this week, amelia ehrhardt took off from the airport in her attempt to fly around the world. she disappeared somewhere over the pacific. a group searching for her plane says it has new information on what may have hands to he. the group called tiger says there is credible evidence that radio signals that were previously dismissed were ehrhardt after she landed on a uninhabited island. they hope to raise $2 million to search there next month. joe ma dra mo is accused of accepting $160,000 from a tech company called i pass. the money was supposed to be insurance premium but he never
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turned over the money to travelers insurance. county supervisors are likely to approve a measure tuesday. that would raise sales tax for transportation from half cent to a full crept. permanent with two-thirds voter approval and raise $7.8 billion over the next 30 years for projects ranging from a bart extension to livermore and restoring ac transit service. 47% of the money would be spent on transit. 30% roads. 9% go to freeway disps the rest improve biking and hiking trails and routes for children to walk and bike to school. west contracosta school district is celebrating an achievement. district officials were at ford elementary yesterday morning to
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handover the final $8 million of a $28 million state loan it received 20 years ago. this means the district is no longer under state control. 13 people arrested during enrollment protest at ucla. protesters trying to call attention to what they say is a low minority enrollment. now asian or pacific islanders make up 37% of the student body, 31% are white. a spokesman says the university is committed to having a diverse student body. green lantern is coming out of the closet. the character created in the 40s will come out as gay next wednesday. the group, 1 million moms, opposes the idea saying on the website, the companies are heavily influencing our youth by using children's super heroes to desensitize and brainwash them in thinking the
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gay lifestyle choice is normal and desirable. comic bookstore owners disagreed with that notion. huge, huge thing for the gay community to have well known established character like alenscott to be a gay man. >> he is trying to be representative of how people are. >> owner of the comic book lounge says the character, allen scott had a gay son and it makes sense dc comics and the writer revamp the character as a guy man. comic book business send joying a come back thanks to a slew of new films. the avengers is dominating the box office netting $1 billion will r and off the screen, comic book sales took in $660 million last year by some estimates. what makes comic unique is how they've thrived when other print formats like newspapers
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and magazines diminished in sales. super heroes can boost a child's self esteem as long as it's a white male. researchers found programming tends to show white men in leading roles on the flip side the study concluded television may adversely affect whriet girls and african american children. however, scientist says the industry has been working to improve diversity in recent years including development of strong female characters. george lucas is taking steps towards retiring , the man behind star wars, indiana jones and american graffiti will be cochair. kathleen kennedy has been appointed his likely successor and cochair of lucas film. lucas is 68 and says he wants someone who loves movies to carry the company forward after he retires. san francisco symphony marking the 100th anniversary with the black and white ball.
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preparations are underway as crews set up tables, decorations and a light show. there will be 3 jumbo screens set up so people can see the concert. the affair was held every other year and it's the hottest ticket in town. >> it's a black and white ball. it's an iconic san francisco events. because again it raises money for the san francisco symphony education program. that's another big draw. >> the stretch of van ness and grove street will be shut down for the party which begins at 5:00. the cop set is almost sold out. people can buy party passes until the show begins. they can be purchased a at the davey's hall box office for $250 a person. time is 8:53, looking for a new home. why he is moving and how much he is asking for his 7100 square foot house. [ mechanical humming ]
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environment lists are angry at governor brown, he wants to fast track rail and build it soon to create jubes. the governor proposes to exempt parts of the pro project from california environment lal laws but environment lists say it needs more scrutiny not less.
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bridge tolls will go up next month. they will increase to $5 times the number of axles. that works out to $15 for a car, towing a single axle trailer. 20 there is for four axles and $35 for big rigs and 7 axles. golden gate bridge, $6 times the number of axles but a $1 discount for using fastrak. first for the new york mets, a no-no in the big apple. santana pitched through the powerful st. louis cardinals line up to record the first no- hitter in history, pitching through the night, in an off and on drizzle. santana stopped the struggle
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and the mets 8020th game. 8-0 win, padres , the only team to not have thrown a no hitter. giants pitcher, is tired of commuting. he putting his north bay home on the block. he purchased 7100 square foot kent woodlands home with a view for $8.9 million asking 11.5 million. he wants a shorter commute to the ballpark in china basin. today is the start of the 36th annual eco urban festival. it includes live music, opera, progressive rock. 150 vendors will offer arts and crafts with emphasis on using recycled materials. there is going to be cooking demonstrations by local chefs. urban festival is on union
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between steiner and golf streets. it's running today and tomorrow, rain, yes, rain, possibly rosemary, on the way. i'm going to relinquish this one to you. >> perhaps damp weather on the way in time for monday. not going to be like that. maybe damp, maybe sprinkles, but it's unseasonable. we will watch that for you. if you are out to see the giants play today's, it's going to be a cooler day in the city. 64 in the afternoon. 62 degrees expected near at&t park. partly cloudy skies by game time. we will be breezy, the sea breeze is strengthening, that's helping to cool all of us down. it's going be another warm day inlands, but not as hot. 86 santa rosa for today. low 80s concord. mid to upper 80s fairfield, livermore, antioch. around the bay, upper 60s, low 70s on the east bay as well as
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parts of the peninsula. your extended forecast, notice the spiral, afternoon highs will continue to fall sunday upper 70s will be the average high for our inland areas. upper 60s, the possibility of a few sprinkles favoring the north bay and clearing out. numbers remain mild for june. low 70s tuesday. mid to upper 70s for the valleys wednesday. a high school student found the way to cut the cost of her graduation dress. this is kara, and she made her own graduation dress that's all out of her left i don't have home work. she says it's more interesting than the dresses she saw in stores. a lot less expensive. it took about 75 pieces of
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paper to finish the dress. she finished the dress last week, and then finished it the night before graduation. >> it was one of the worst days in history of the san francisco fire department. firefighters recalling the day they lost two of their own. the tribute just 90 minutes away. the new search, how friends are coping three months since a disappearance.
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. it was a terrible loss for the san francisco fire department. the tribute this morning to two fallen firefighters. and the reason for the delays this weekend at both san francisco international and oakland airports. this is the mass demonstration in egypt right now, just hours after their former leader gets sentenced to life in prison. his reported health crisis, at this hour. . good morning, everyone. welcome back to mornings on 2. it's saturday, june 2nd. i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. we keep talking about this cooldown. but if you're inland, still nice? >> yes, rolling back the heat f
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you're inland, still nice and warm, although the pattern definitely a significant cooldown for your weekend, especially for areas along the inland spots, where our numbers will drop anywhere from 4 to 8 degrees this afternoon. so you'll feel that. along the coastline, cloudy, foggy and cool, like we are at this hour. we'll take a look at what you can expect, coming up. san mateo police arrested a high school swim coach for having inappropriate contact with a student. but they want more information from the public. investigators say 25-year-old joshua tatrow was a coach at eragon high school. a student said the coach touched her inappropriately during the last year. he faces charges of sexual assault on a minor and lewd acts with a minor. he had been her swim coach and polo coach for one year. search crews are looking for sierra lamar right now. friends and family say despite
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the arrest of a suspect in this case, they do believe sierra is still alive. lamar has now been missing for 11 weeks and those who knew her say the past few months have been extremely emotional. >> wonder, curiosity, sadness, of course, hope. it's like mixed emotions, like good and bad, and not really good, but it's just variations. you don't know really how to deal with it. >> volunteers who are interested in helping with this morning's search can check in at the sierra search center in morgan hill. a driver was arrested for suspicion of drunken driving after a crash near oakland international airport. police say the car was speeding down doolittle way around 3:00 this morning, went through a fence and hit a wall surrounding several large containers of jet fuel. two brothers were inside the car. one suffered serious injuries, including a severed arm. two people are dead and one seriously injured after a van
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and a car crashed on a narrow road in central contra costa county. the accident happened on marsh creek road just outside of clayton shortly after 10:00 p.m. the roads was closed for three hours, but is open again this morning. the cause of that crash is also under investigation. this morning, a man is in the hospital after a hit and run in san francisco. he was hit while in a crosswalk at 3rd and bryant. police say it happened around 10:00 last night. they say he was hit by a dark sedan, possibly a town car. anyone with information about that case is asked to call san francisco police. passengers are being asked to check their flight status because of expected delays at san francisco international airport and oakland airport. at sfo, one of the main arrival runways was closed last night and will stay closed until 8:00 a.m. on monday, while crews modify lighting and signs. united airlines has canceled some flights because of the work and there are also reports of fog delays. now, this weekend's work is part of a long-term project to install more safety buffers at
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the end of the runways. >> it's going to happen more frequently as we get to the end of the project. we're trying to do it with minimal impact. there are are some things we just have to do. >> at oakland international airport, one of the main runways will close from 8:00 p.m. tonight to 6:00 p.m. both today and tomorrow. airport officials are not expecting any major delays, but traffic patterns will change overnight, resulting in more noise for the folks living nearby. one year ago today, the san francisco fire department lost two of its own. this morning, we go to san francisco with how firefighters are paying tribute to the fallen. christian? >> reporter: just 90 minutes, firefighters and really the whole city of san francisco will pause to pay tribute to those fallen firefighters. you can see the big hook and ladder truck here at station 26 has been pulled out. as we walk up, you can see the roll-up doors here at the station are also up, preparing that inside there for today's ceremony.
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the fire house is still grieving for firefighter vincent perez and firefighter paramedic anthony very letter row. both died fighting a fire in a home, due to a flashover fire. a ceremony honoring the two men is set to take place at the fire house at 10:30 this morning, including the dead cavings a plaque in monday of the men. there will be a moment of silence observed at 10:58, about the time the two men were found at that home. all the department's off-duty firefighters and the public are welcome to attend. we just spoke with the captain here about 15 minutes ago, and she tells me that following that ceremony, there will be a barbecue here. if you take a look at our live shot at this park, walter haas park, the public, again, invited. she said part of the reason for having the barbecue is because these men really embraced life and they want to celebrate the lives these two men lived. she also said that their passing was also a learning opportunity.
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they learned two important safety tips from that terrible tragedy. one is the importance of communication between firefighters and their command. and also, they learned they need to take their time when approaching these fires, if there is not an emergency. in other words, a need to get somebody out immediately. we will continue to follow the details out here and bring you the latest on the memorial for the two fallen heroes. for now, back to you. in our continuing coverage this morning, we want to show you some live pictures of the protest now under way in egypt's tahrir square. you can see that crowd has packed the area and really has grown in the last hour since we've been checking in on the situation there. this all comes after former president hosni mubarak was sentenced earlier this morning. he got life in prison, but the protesters wanted him executed for his role in the killing of protesters during last year's revolution. they are also upset over the acquittal of mubarak's two sons and senior advisors. there are reports this morning
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as well that mubarak suffered a heart attack shortly after the verdict was read, but we are still trying to confirm that information. a suspect has been arrested in the san ramon jewelry store robbery that ended in a deadly shooting. police arrested 19-year-old chris neil in hayward yesterday. they say he and 18-year-old keybanc tried to rob the golden treasures store with two other men, shot and killed. investigators are still looking for the other two suspects. oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting. officers say a young man was found dead inside a mini market on 96th avenue and olive street in east oakland. it happened around 8:45 last night. investigators believe the man may have been shot outside and then stumbled his way into the store. he was pronounced dead at the scene from at least one gunshot wound to the chest. at this point, police say they do not have any suspects. starting this weekend, fairfield police will get some extra crime fighting help. a grant is allowing the city to
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add four police officers to deal with urgent needs. they will be designated as special operations team to free up other officers to investigate a variety of serious crimes. . good morning to you. a live look at mount diablo this morning. mostly clear skies inland east, mostly cloudy for the coast. all of us will begin to feel the cooldown, especially inland. satellite and radar view, ridge of high pressure over the state is shifting to the east. we've got systems that are dragging across to the north of us. you continue to see this happening. today, it's over oregon, but eventually, it's going to be sliding a little closer to our area by early next week. the headline for your weekend will be how these systems are cooling us back. onshore breeze is back, meaning a strengthening seabreeze will trickle inland and we're looking at a notable drop in temperatures for the afternoon. by monday, looks like a few scattered showers, but then
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seasonably wet cool system pulling in. winds are generally light across the area, gusting to 25 miles per hour through fairfield. again, we watch for this, because it's really got to be quite strong in order for it to filter into the delta and into our inland areas. we are seeing that at this hour. 13 miles per hour oakland, 16 miles per hour sfo. delays at sfo this morning, due to construction. we've got low clouds out there and fog this morning also, causing some delays. here is your fog forecast. by 10:00, looks like it's going to be tailing back off of the east bay. mostly clear skies expected by late morning for the east bay. still inside the gate, right around the bay, takes until the afternoon before it pulls back. still looks like a little sliver here that could be outside the gate. giving you a look at temperatures, off to a mild start. nice rebound already in fairfield, 69 degrees. 67 concord. low 60s in napa. 50s by the coast, with a little mist, drizzle, fog, low clouds, 53 in san francisco. low 60s mountain view, under partly cloudy, mostly sunny skies.
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forecasted highs for today, 86 expected in santa rosa. 80 degrees for napa. san rafael, 77 for you. 68 expected in berkeley. inland, east bay, going to heat up once again. yesterday, 90s. not going to see that for the afternoon. 84 in concord, 69 expected for oakland. notice the coast is cool. santa cruz, nice day, cooler than yesterday, but not bad at all. 69 for santa cruz this afternoon. 80 los gatos. inland, south way, 79 for san jose. 83 for morgan hill. extended forecast shows you this cool pattern is only going to continue. tomorrow, even cooler. then monday, that chance for a few scattered showers. by tuesday and wednesday, we do watch the numbers climb back into the low to mid-70s for the inland areas. upper 70s on wednesday. still cool for this time of year. coming up, i'll show you that long range model and when we expect that rain to arrive. well, president obama responding this morning to the disappointing jobs report.
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. good morning to you. isn't that a beautiful shot from san rafael. looking towards richmond, not as warm for the afternoon today. president obama responds to yesterday's disappointing jobs numbers and the subsequent stock market drop. >> we knew it would take time with ups and downs along the way. but we also knew if we would act boldly and wisely together, keep at it and never quit, we would come back stronger. >> the president taped his weekly address from a manufacturing plant in minnesota. he praised the fortune 100 company for its surge in hiring. he says the american economy has been hurt by the european debt crisis. he added that congress must pass
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his entire jobs bill, such as helping states prevent laying off teachers, firefighters and police. meanwhile, the president will return to the bay area to raise more money for his campaign. he'll attend a so-called small round table event at one market plaza in san francisco next wednesday. there's also a fund-raiser at the merchants exchange building in the financial district. general admission tickets are $5000. afterwards, he will go aboard air force one and fly to los angeles for a gala hosted by gay rights activists. the first day of june wasn't a good one for wall street. all three major indices fell sharply, after worse than expected u.s. jobless numbers for may. the dow lost nearly 275 points, wiping out all of its gains for 2012. >> it's starting to come back and look like 2011 all over again. >> that's not good. >> which is basically, you know, you go up, go down, end up about where you started, which is not helping a whole lot of people.
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>> analysts say if europe can stabilize its debt situation, u.s. and other markets around the globe could rebound. mitt romney reacted to the bad economic news, saying the country appears to be moving backwards. he called the latest jobs report devastating, arguing the best way to help the economy is to elect him as president. romney is synergy his campaign on president obama's handling of the economy and yesterday romney continued his message, saying that the president doesn't know how to fix the nation's financial situation. >> the president is always looking to find someone to blame. first it was george bush, congress, atm machines, europe. he's always got someone. >> romney says his experience in business, including his time with private equity firm bain capital taught him how to revive the economy and create jobs. facebook is asking its users to take a stand on the new privacy policy. the social networking site is asking people to vote on the changes which were announced just before it went public last
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month. if there's enough support, facebook could start showing people ads on outside websites. the ads chosen would be based on the hobbies and other things facebook users express interest in on their pages. by the end of the weekend, george zimmerman is expected to be back in jail. zimmerman is the man accused of killing 17-year-old trayvon martin. in april, he turned himself in and then was released on $150,000 bail. but yesterday, the judge said zimmerman had misled the court about his financial situation and so the judge revoked that basement prosecutors said he had $135,000 from a website that was set up specifically to raise money and the court says that information wasn't disclosed during the bail hearing. >> the defendant sat there when he was aware of that money transferring from one fund to the other and that there was plenty of money. we've got to make sure this defendant gets a fair trial and the state gets a fair trial. >> zimmerman's defense attorneys
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say zimmerman and his wife were not aware they could use that money. the judge has given him 48 hours to turn himself in. boxer floyd mayweather, jr. is in jail. the world champion turned himself in yesterday to begin serving a jail sentence for attacking his ex-girlfriend. mayweather pleaded guilty to domestic battery charges last december and was sentenced to serve three months. because mayweather is a high profile inmate, las vegas police say he will most likely serve most of his time away from other prisoners. a safeway club card helped police arrest a walnut creek woman accused of using a stolen credit card. police tell us 34-year-old tracy wheeler paid for items at safeway with her credit card from a purse that she had stolen, but used her own safeway card to get a discount. police say that personalized safeway card led them straight to wheeler as their main suspect. and these next accused criminals also left the trail for police. that trail was made of junk
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food. doritos, oreos, cheetohs, leading all the way from a little league snack bar to a house just a few blocks away. inside that house were a man, two women and a girl who police say broke into the snack bar. the snack bar's cash register was also found inside the home. san jose police arrested a man for felony vandalism. investigators say robert sidike spray painted a character that looks like felix the cat on several highly visible locations, including freeways. they add it cost about $30,000 to clean up that graffiti. this morning, dozens of volunteers are expected to help fix up a community garden hit by vandals last month. actually, the effort started just about 20 minutes ago. more than $18,000 worth of equipment and native plants were destroyed and so volunteers right now are putting in new plants to fix community garden boxes and removing the old and damaged fencing that is around that garden. well, there is a big bash going on in the united kingdom. the golden jubilee for queen
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. four days of celebrations are now under way in britain to celebrate queen elizabeth ii. royal fever has spread across london as her majesty's diamond jubilee is celebrated. people across the country are hosting parties to honor the queen. local stores are selling souvenirs. they say it's a very proud moment for london. >> she's hosted eight different u.s. presidents in the uk from president eisenhower to president obama himself. she's seen so much and brings such a wealth of experience. we're really pleased to have her. >> today, the queen will attend the eps om derby, one of the biggest events in horse racing. today is considered a national holiday across the country. 9:25, and it's been a hot
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week and everything is changing. rosemary is certainly watching everything for us. you mentioned rain, mentioned the cooldown. lots in store. whatever you like, you got it. >> sure, now that we enter june, let's roll the temperatures back and introduce the possibility of rain. almost seems like a joke, but it's true. numbers will be falling today and below average by sunday, especially for monday. look at the forecast here. the time stamp says sunday night. notice, we've got rain over northern california. this is going to slide south. looks like by monday morning, we could be dealing with a few scattered showers, especially for the north bay. a few one hundredths possible down to monterrey. by monday night, it's out of here and we're drying out once again, remaining below average for this time of year. today we've got a cooling under way, but it's not going to really make us so cool as it is just going to drop those temps. 86 for santa rosa today, 80 for napa, 86 in livermore. i say we take it, because yesterday, widespread 90s for some of our valley locations.
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69 in oakland today. the peninsula, widespread low to mid-70s, mostly sunny skies, where the low clouds and fog could linger is where they sit right now along the coast. if you do have it across the east bay, oakland, san leandro, late morning sunny skies. there's your extended forecast. the numbers are falling back. upper 70s in the forecast for sunday. upper 60s by monday, maybe a little bit of rain on monday. then we dry out, low 70s on tuesday for the valley locations. mid to upper 70s inland. a little change along the coast, cool throughout. upper 50s to low 60s in the forecast, pacifica, as well as half moon bay, over the north coast as well. another day of testimony in the brian stow case. the chilling witness account of the attack outside dodgers stadium. and how the president got an 11-year-old boy out of going to school.
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. good morning, everyone. welcome backs to mornings on 2. time now, 9:30 on this saturday, june 2nd morning. i'm mike mibach. >> i'm claudine wong. testimony is expected to resume next wednesday in the preliminary hearing of two men accused of beating giants fan brian stow. louis sanchez and marvin norwood are both accused of beating stow at dodgers stadium last year. during yesterday's testimony in los angeles, the court heard from one of stow's -- you can
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hear him describe what he saw happened. >> looked like he was already unconscious going to the ground. he was going straight back. his arms were limp, kind of out behind him, like gravity had taken him. it was like a tree falling. there was no movement. he didn't make any attempt to -- wasn't able to put his arms out to break the fall. >> the preliminary hearing is being held to determine if there is enough evidence to bring those two men to trial. we now know the name of the bay area man who died after merced county deputies used a stun gun on him. randolph rowward died after being hit with the stun gun. he was fighting with another person in front of a home. when police got there, they used the stun gun to try to subdue him, but he stopped breathing and had to be taken to the hospital. an autopsy is under way. oakland man under arrest, accused of using an unusual disguise to rob a string of
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banks. 35-year-old darrent williams is accused of wearing an elaborate mask to disguise himself as an elderly man robbing more than 10 banks, including bank of the west in san leandro back in october. he faces several counts of robbery and weapons charges. four bay area hospitals are being fined for mistakes state officials say put patients in danger. the department of public health says kaiser san francisco medical center, chinese hospital in san francisco, kaiser oakland medical center, and santa clara valley medical center in san jose are among 13 hospitals in california that made policy and administrative mistakes that could have resulted in injury or even death. the west con take kosta unified school district is celebrating a big financial achievement. it finished paying off a state loan four years ahead of schedule. [ applause ] >> district officials were at ford elementary in richmond yesterday morning to hand over the final $8 million of a $28
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million state loan they got 20 years ago. that means the district is no longer under state control. alameda county leaders will soon decide whether to ask vote stories raise taxes. county supervisors will likely approve raising it from a half cent to a full cent, to become permanent if two-thirds of voters approve. it would raise an expected $7.8 billion over the next 30 years for projects that range from a bart extension to livermore to restoration of ac transit service. here's a breakdown. the times reports 47% of the money will be spent on public transit, 30% to roads, 9% to freeways, and the rest would beg trail improvements, as well as routes for children to walk and bike to school. the vice mayor of clayton is pleading not guilty to felony embezzlement. joe my drain know is accused of accepting nearly $100,000 from
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an insurance client and not turning the money over to travelers insurance. prosecutors say he was working as an insurance broker for the redwood city technology company, ipass. an 11-year-old student from minnesota is being excused from school by the most powerful man in the country. >> mr. ackerman, please excuse tyler. he was with me. barack obama. >> yesterday, tyler sullivan didn't go to school because he was watching the president speak in a nearby town. now, after that speech, you can see mr. obama talking to tyler, shaking his hand, and chatting about him missing school. >> i said hi, president. and then he started asking me questions and he was, like, oh, you must be out of school, then? >> when he found out, mr. obama took out a presidential pad and pen and wrote the note excusing tyler from class. tyler plans on bringing it to his teacher on monday morning.
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. good morning to you. a live look here at all that blue sunshine -- did i really just say that? blue skies and sunshine over parts of the bay area this morning! we're still socked in pretty good, right along the coastline. pacifica, half moon bay, santa cruz, stretching across the bay into the east bay. oakland, san leandro, hayward still dealing with bright skies. it will peel back. we're looking at mostly sunny skies for the east bay by late morning, then lingering off the coastline with mostly cloudy skies expected for the afternoon. winds, 16 miles per hour, sfo. onshore breeze is strengthening. as it does, it's going to bring in the cooler pacific air all the way inland. we're already seeing it this morning. livermore, 5 degrees cooler than where we sat just 24 hours ago. southwesterly breeze, a light one, but it's there. livermore, 16 miles per hour, blowing in concord. right around the delta, winds are really gusting at times. we really need them fairly
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strong in order to bring in that cooler air. that's what we're seeing. so temperatures will be rolling back for the afternoon. won't call it cool necessarily, because we'll still warm into the 80s, but we're saying good-bye to the 90s we felt yesterday. satellite and radar, ridge of high pressure continuing to break down. notice the systems that are arriving over the north of us, even bringing rain to areas along the pacific northwest, into tahoe, west slope there. if you're headed this way for the weekend, there is a red flag warning, because the winds are really expected to kick up as these weak systems continue to push off over the north of us. what it's doing here at home is bringing the cooler air, bringing the stronger onshore breeze, low clouds, marine layer deepening, could be a little deeper for tomorrow. in a nutshell, we've got coastal clouds this morning, off to a mild start. if you have a softball game this morning, 50s and 60s already outside your door. notable drop in the afternoon highs, and then a stronger system dropping out of the gulf of alaska could actually bring us a few scattered showers on monday. for today, 86 expected for santa
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rosa, 80 for petaluma, upper 70s san rafael, mid-60s in oakland, 70 for san leandro. mid-80s around danville, pleasantton, 86 for livermore, 83 in walnut creek. nice and warm, mostly sunny sky. 79 san jose, 76 expected santa clara. for the peninsula, widespread low to mid-70s. 75 redwood city. 76 expected mountain view. in the city, it's going to be a mild day, fairly cool with the onshore breeze, 64 san francisco. widespread low 60s for areas right around daily city, down near pacifica, half moon bay. there is your extended forecast. cooling trend will continue, eventually falling below average for this time of year. put on the icon there, a few scattered showers possible for monday. then we dry out fairly fast tuesday and wednesday, still remaining below average for early june. widespread low 70s in the forecast for tuesday for valley locations. mid to upper 70s for the inland
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areas. back to the desk. two people had to be rescued from fast-moving flood waters in china. check out that situation. that is a taxi cab that actually tried to drive across a dam. all the water was triggered by heavy rains. when the taxi cab driver got washed away, that's when the rescue happened. the taxi driver and his passenger got out of the car, grabbed on to the pier. the passengers floated downstream. firefighters did manage to rescue her, then used the crain to get to the driver. it took about an hour, but both the driver and his passenger were taken safely to land. well, the baltimore region is cleaning up after severe storms there. an intense storm system produced at least one tornado yesterday and lots of damage. check out those broken tree branches. they are also downed trees on buildings like that one and there were overturned trucks because of all of this. so far, the national weather service has confirmed only one tornado, but is investigating reports of several others. a record-setting fire in new
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mexico now covers 339 square miles. the fire in new mexico's gila national forest is the largest fire burning in the country. 1200 firefighters are working on it in what the governor is calling impossible terrain. the fire is only 15% contained and forecasters predict thunderstorms and dry lightning could spark even more fires. a heart stopping rescue of a baby in a runaway stroller, all caught on video in seattle. check this out. the stroller is actually rolling into an intersection, as you can see right there. this is video taken from a garbage truck. the mother had been jogging with her baby, thought she parked and locked the stroller and was talking to a friend when this happened. the man you're looking at in the video is garbage truck driver jeff blackburn who happened to be in the right place at the right time. >> i hit the brake and jumped out of the truck and tried to run over there and grab t luckily, when i was honking the horn, there was a fedex truck coming through the intersection and he stopped because he heard
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the horn honking. >> the stroller goes up over the curb. blackburn and another woman were actually able to stop the stroller. inside, the smiling baby boy was just fine. there's the frantic mother running across the street to grab the stroller. and i'm sure breathing several sighs of relief. you're right. it's a quick exit! grabbed the baby and wanted to take off. >> maybe a little stunned. speaking of stunned, it was a first for the new york mets. a no-no in the big apple. [ cheers & applause ] >> he struck him out! it has happened! >> santana pitched through the powerful st. louis cardinals lineup to record the first no-hitter in franchise history. pitching through the night, in an off and on drizzle at citi field, santana stopped the historic no-hit. 8-0 win. padres are the only team left in the majors not to have thrown a
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no-hitter. tonight, the giants go back in time, game 2 of a four-game series against the chicago cubs. last night, the two teams went at it at at&t park. 4-0 in the 9th, soriano nooks out a 3-1 shot. there it goes, over left field, and giants hold on to the win from 4-3, gain a game on the dodgers. fox and ktvu will broadcast today's game starting at 4:00 this afternoon. there's an added feature to the game, as it's turn back the seventhry. both teams will wear uniforms from 1912. and giants pitcher barry zito, tired of commuting to work. the marijn independent journal reports he's putting his north bay home on the block. five years ago, he bought the 7100-square-foot kent woodland's home for $8.9 million. he's now asking $11.5 million. zito reportedly wants a shorter
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commute to the ball park there in china basin. now nine in a row for the oakland a's, nine losses, not wins. it's the first of three with the royals. 1-0 royals. they would tack on another run in the 1st and that's all they need. a's lose 2-0. a new report shows superheroes on television can boost a child's self esteem, as long as the child is a white male. the study is published in the journal communication research. researchers found programing tends to show white men in leading roles. on the flip side, the study concluded television may adversely affect white girls and african american children. however, scientists say the tv industry has been working to improve diversity in recent years, including strong female characters. well, the company will still be called lucasfilm, but founder
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george lucas is moving towards retirement. he'll be cochair of the company now. his company announced kathleen kennedy will share the title will be a producing partner of stephen spielberg. lucas is 68 years old and says he wants someone who loves movies to carry the company forward after he retires. it is 9:42. it's a first for a superhero. the famous comic book character coming out of the closet. . san francisco is preparing to mark the law of two heroes. we'll tell you what san francisco's fire department has to say about the lessons they learned in the tragic loss. looking at highway 24, lafayette, always smooth on this saturday morning. time now, 9:43. you're watching mornings on 2. i'm more of an absentee plant parent.
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. good morning. welcome back. a live look at the oakland area there. gray skies will pull back, mostly sunny, not as warm inland for your afternoon. time now, 9:45. we want to recap our top stories for you this morning. want to show you live pictures. this is egypt's tahrir square in cairo. and the crowd just keeps growing. right now, that square is shut down because of large crowds protesting the life sentence of former president hosni mubarak. protesters say they believe mubarak should have received a death sentence. the verdict was delivered earlier this morning for mubarak's role in the killing of protesters during last year's revolution. during the 18-day riots, more than 850 people were killed. now, there are also reports this morning that mubarak suffered a heart attack during his transfer to the prison hospital. still, no word on his condition. well, this weekend,
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passengers at san francisco international airport and oakland airport should expect delays. right now at sfo, one of the main arrival runways is closed and it's going to remain closed until 8:00 a.m. monday morning. united airlines is already reporting some cancellations because of this. oakland airport is also going to close one runway tonight and tomorrow night. both closures are work related. san mateo police have arrested eragon high school's swim coach. a female student says joshua tatro touched her inappropriately. he now faces charges of sexual assault on a minor and lewd acts with a minor. it was one year ago today that san francisco fire department lost two of its own. ktvu's christian captain joining us live from san francisco with how firefighters are paying tribute to the fallen. christian? >> reporter: good morning, mike. just about 45 minutes, san francisco, the city and firefighters here will pause to reflect and remember the firefighters who gave their lives a year ago today.
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firefighters inside the doors, now preparing for today's ceremony. the fire house is still grieving for firefighter vincent perez and firefighter paramedic anthony valero. both men died fighting a fire in a home during a flashover fire. this morning, i talked with the captain here who tells me that one of the legacies of the fallen firefighters are lessons to prevent similar tragedies from happening to other firefighters. >> slow down a little, unless we know of a known rescue, never going to slow down for that. but one of the big problems on all, almost every fire is communication, always a little bit of a problem. >> reporter: a ceremony honoring the two men is set to take place at the fire house at 10:30 this morning, including the dedication of a plaque in honor of the men and memorial garden. there will also be a moment of silence observed at about 10:58, about the time those men were found inside that home. all the department's off-duty firefighters and the public are
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welcome to attend. following the ceremony, there will also be a barbecue here at walter haas park. they are inviting the public to attend. they say they understand that while they are still grieving, the city of san francisco is also grieving the loss of these two firefighters. we will be here today and will have complete coverage for you tonight on the 5:00 news. for now, live in san francisco, christian captain, ktvu, channel 2news. a dangerous new drug called bath salts is on the rise in california. the drug causes hallucinations, like lsd and pcp. poison control really hasn't heard much about bath salts before last year, but has since received nearly 300 calls about the drug and almost all involved people going to the hospital because of it. police in miami are awaiting toxicology tests to see if a man who attacked a homeless man was high on those bath salts. officers witnessed rudy eugene eating the homeless man's face.
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eugene was naked and growled at police during the attack. an officer wound up shooting and killing him. investigators think u gene was under a drug-induced psychosis after taking those bath salts. defense secretary leon panetta is outlining details of a new u.s. military strategy. this is video of panetta greeting troops in hawaii. this morning, he was speaking from singapore. he said the u.s. will move the majority of its war ships to the asia-pacific region in the next few years. six aircraft carriers are also going to be kept there. he says the shift in focus to asia is designed to contain china's emergence as global power. meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton is in norway. this is her second trip to that area, which could become a new international battle ground for resources. clinton says norway's northern area has an unexplored region of oil, gas and mineral deposits and to take advantage of these, the u.s. and other countries near the north pole are trying to work together to fight climate change and prevent oil
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spills. the green lantern is coming out of the closet. the comic book character created back in the 1940s will come out as gay next wednesday. the group one million moms opposes the idea, saying on its website, these companies are heavily influencing our youth by using children's superheroes to desensitize and brain wash them into thinking the gay life-style choice is normal and desirable. comic book stores we spoke with disagree. >> huge thing for the gay community to have a well-known character to be a gay man. >> they are trying to be more representative of how people actually are. >> the owner of isotope comic book lounge told us the original green lantern character, alan scott, had a gay son, so it makes sons that dc comics and the writer revamp the character as a gay man. the comic book business is enjoying a comeback, thanks to a slew of new films.
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marvel's latest superhero movie" avengers "is dominating the screen, taking in $660 million last year by some estimates. what makes comics unique is how they have thrived when other print formats like newspapers and magazines have diminished in sales. one of the most popular features of oprah winfrey's old show is making a new appearance. on monday, winfrey will launch what she calls book club 2.0. it's all just in time for summer. in a video posted on her own network site, winfrey says this will be an online book club. the first book for the club is called "wild," a story of an 1100-mile hike northward on the pacific coast trail. tonight, the san francisco symphony will mark its 100th anniversary with the annual black & white ball. this is the scene from last night, preparing for tonight's celebration. there will also be three jumbo screens set up outside so people
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can see the concert. the black tie affair is held every other year and some say it really is the hottest ticket in town. >> it is the black & white ball, such an iconic san francisco event. and because, again, it raises money for the san francisco symphony's education program, that's another big draw. n]♪ >>it's all held on a stretch of van nest and grove streets near city hall. the area will be shut down for the party, which begins at 5:00 tonight. organizers say the concert is almost sold out, but you can still get in. people can buy party passes tonight at the box office for $250 a person. well, it's ticket saturday. today, one lucky viewer will get four tickets to see the 2012 u.s. men's gymnastics olympic trials. it's at the hp pavillion in san jose on june 30th. for your chance to win, go to ktvu.com before midnight and put in the seek word "dismount."
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>> get it? dismount? gymnastics. 9:53. it's not something you see every day. a rare occurrence involving an iceberg in the ocean, all caught on video. outside our doors, a little cool, cloudy along the coast and across to the east bay, mostly sunny and mild elsewhere. we'll take a look at what you can expect for your saturday afternoon.
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. check out this video, because you don't get to see this very often. this is a very rare occurrence. this huge iceberg is actually flipping. part of the iceberg breaks from the glacier and as you can see, it rises up in the ocean. a tourist was shooting video during a catamaran tour, all in argentina. this actually happened in march, but was just now posted on youtube. experts say this actually happens a lot. we just don't usually get to see it on video. today is the start of the 36th annual union street eco urban festival.
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the two-day street fair includes live music, ranging from opera to progressive rock. 150 vendors will offer arts and crafts, with an emphasis on using recycled materials. the urban festival is union street, opening at 10:00 a.m. and runs through 6:00 p.m. both today and tomorrow, and it is free. you might want to bring a jacket, right, rosemary? you keep talking about the cooldown, especially for san francisco. >> yes, along the coast, a cool, foggy morning there. in san francisco, across to the east bay, you will need that jacket. outside of that, our inland areas, i've got great news. if it's been too hot for you, we've got a cooldown on the way. coastal clouds will continue to hug the coast for today, partly to mostly cloudy skies. cooling begins tomorrow and temperatures fall a little bit more. for the afternoon today, how about 4 to 8 degrees below what we hit yesterday? hopefully that's a relief for some of you in the inland areas, where we've been warming well into the 90s. 86 for santa rosa, 84 concord,
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86 livermore, upper 70s for the south bay, san jose. the extended forecast shows you this cooling trend will continue in a big way. then will culminate the whole thing with maybe a few scattered showers. then we clear out and numbers still running a little cool for june. today, actually the warmest day before the bigger cooldown comes. >> great. rain in june. >> it happens. >> it happens. thanks, rosemary. thank you. that is our report for this morning. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2news. >> be sure to join us for our next newscast at 7:00, following the giants-cubs baseball game, and of course always here for you at ktvu.com. have a great saturday. dñañy journey begins, ul connection! felicidaaaadeeeees !
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