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feet tall. >> when officers got here they found marijuana plants. they were fully many matured about about six feet tall. >> reporter: now it took several hours for police to haul all the plants out and put them into evidence. as far as the tenant who actually supposedly owns this business, they haven't caught up with that person yet but the narcotics unit will be doing follow up on that. just to give you an idea where this is located, we in an industrial area of san jose. you know. electronics companies are next door. and there is also a club that is across the street on charter park drive. so it looks like again this was a front for really a marijuana operation. janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. sentence a police say a young man is in critical condition following a violent attack
outside of a 7-eleven store. police tell us the victim was stabbed and brutally beaten. investigators are still looking for suspects. it's not clear what led up to that attack. happening now san jose firefighters are back on the scene of a house fire. that started just after 7:00 last night in the garage of a home on midhurste court. the flames spread to the attic and roof. firefighters are back at the house due to concerns the roof might collapse. they plan to stay there for at least another 30 minutes. in just a few hours a meet willing be held at a san mateo elementary school where a nine- year-old girl was abducted from a restroom and molested. alex savidge is at park side elementary school where the school is on high alert. >> reporter: even though there has been an arrest in this case, parents, students, and staff members still on edge
here at parkside elementary school. that is why later on this morning police and the superintendent will be holding a meeting here on campus to talk about what happened. it was last friday when a nine- year-old girl was kidnapped from a bathroom she eventually managed to escape. they file charged against bradley mrozak of san francisco. he groped that girl, put his hand over her mouth inside the bathroom and carried her off campus. police say eventually the girl kicked and you are pushed her attacker and managed to get away. the superintendent calls this a very unusual event that has shaken parents and at this mornings meeting they will focus on campus security. >> safety is a big concern and we take our jobs so seriously and we practice and prepare and plan. so when someone gets on campus that doesn't belong, we are surprised. >> reporter: the assistant superintendent tells ktvu
changes are being considered. friday's kidnapping happened right around the time school was letting out where a lot of extra people were on campus. the accused kidnapper in this case was arraigned on felony kidnapping charges and in the meantime those concerned parents here were gathered for that meeting. it gets started at 8:30 this morning. live this morning in san mateo alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. a former san francisco human rights commissioner is due to be arraigned today on child pornography charges. 66-year-old larry brinkon was arrested last week after police say he found graphic photos of his children on his computer. he was first arrested on similar charges back in june but at that time prosecutors did not file charges saying they needed more to investigate. police are checking surveillance video at a safeway where five armed men robbed the
checkout lines. they stormed the store at 9:00 last night. empty the register in minutes and got away. to one was hurt but the store closed while investigators looked for clues. two men from sunnyvale are under arrest accused of stealing 49 laptops from facebook's old headquarters. brandon simon is a security guard that used to work at the palo alto campus. he was arrested with travis calhoun. a security guard notified them after he saw the two men carrying the laptops out of the building. now facebook completed its move to menlo park last year but still had equipment at that old location. computer hacker group says it's targeting u.s. bank today. yesterday the same group targeted wells fargo's website. the bank says the cyber attacked caused some problems but customer information was
not compromised. last week the group disrupted service on the bank of america and chase website. and today cyber attacks against u.s. bank is set to start at 7:30 this morning our time. the group says it will continue until a video they say insults the prophet muhammad is removed from the internet. iranian president speaks today at the u.n. general assembly in new york. some leaders are planning to boycott the speech. he accused the u.s. of bullying and domination and also said a new world order needs to be established. president obama addressed the assembly yesterday and said time is running out for iran to settle dispute over its nuclear program. two political heavy weights are added to the list of people upset over that controversial referee call. coming up in nine minutes the impact of the fofootball game o the presidential race. now 4:36. the chp is investigating a
frightening rolling shootout on interstate 580 in castro valley. take a look. you can see the bullet holes in this ford taurus. someone in a passing car opened fire on that car around 7:30 last night. the driver and passengers of the ford left the car on the side of the freeway and ran off. the driver of the other car also got away. so far no reports of injuries or arrests but the chp shut down two miles of westbound 580 for 90 minutes while officers searched for evidence. coming up on 4:37. let's go over to sal to check in on the early morning commute. hi sal. >> good morning, pam. we are off to a nice start if you are driving around the bay area any time soon. let's take a look at interstate 80 westbound it looks pretty good heading out to the mccarthur maze with no major problem there is. it has been a very nice drive for you. also the morning commute continues to look good on westbound bay bridge this approach is light getting into san francisco should be no trouble. and the morning commute
northbound 280 that is moving along very nicely in san jose. 4:37 here is steve. >> thank you, sal. good morning, everybody. some fog out there. very quiet pattern. only thing i want to say one forecast model really rockets up temps. there is a lot going on out there. one even some of the extended outlooks like ten days down bring our first rain in. we have a lot going on here. we'll see how it develops. 50s on the temps. low, mid, to a few upper. mainly 51-58 covers it. a little stronger out at travis. so yeah yesterday temperatures really kind of a push. not much of a change. a little warmer in the east bay. see the little lows spinning? there is a -- there is a lot of them. supposedly high pressure will do this and give us an offshore breeze. i need to see the whites of its eyes. morning fog and then sunny there are signs by the weekend
the high will build in. not everyone is on board with this. let's see how it develops. coastal clearing should take place if that northeast wind develops. today that is not the case. thick morning fog. there is a light west breeze for some. if you enjoyed yesterday you will like today. temperatures 60s and 70s. santa rosa 75. vallejo 76. antioch 88. morgan hill at 84. no big changes thursday into friday. i will go with a party line for now and warm it up on the weekend. >> thank you. time now 4:38. weeks away from the november election we meet the woman that is challenging dianne feinstein for her u.s. senate seat. and it's the first human case of the west nile virus in seven years. the unusual place in the bay area where the virus is popping up. good morning, westbound interstate 80 off to a nice start here. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay area weather.
good morning the usual fog will retreat back to the coast. >> thank you, steve. the san diego sheriff says he is cautiously optimistic about the recovery of two deputies that were injured during a 15 minute shootout yesterday. investigators say a 30-year-old suspect opened fire during a child sex abuse investigation. that suspect was also injured. both deputies under went surgery but there is no further information on their condition. a hearing is scheduled for 2:00 this afternoon for the mor fan hill -- morgan hill man accuse the of murdering sierra lamar. investigators say they do have dna evidence linking her to the
lamar. agents conducted a survey yesterday in an area along flood read in the town of linden which is east of stockton. skeletal remains were found in nearby wells. shermantine is on death row. his partner committed suicide in prison. in election news this morning one of the races in the upcoming elections would be to choose a different senator. senator dianne feinstein is seeking reelection. she is being challenged by this woman. and even she admits a lot of people don't know a lot about her. one of her top priorities is to keep jobs in california. >> when you have the governor of nevada and texas coming to our state monthly and enticing wises out, we'll have to put together a jobs panel and really work with corporations here in california to convince them to stay. >> and she also says feinstein is out of touch and doesn't understand new media.
time now 4:44. in the race for the white house president obama and republican presidential nominee target the battleground state of ohio today. president obama will campaign at college campuses hoping to court young voters. romney continues his bus tour. he will be working hard to reverse the polls that show president obama is leading in ohio. republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is tying president obama to the replacement ref knees. >> i think these refs work part time for the obama administration and budget office. they see the national debt clock staring them in the face. they see a debt crisis and ignore and pretend it didn't happen. >> the wisconsin congressman was upset the seattle sea hawks beat his packers to a
questionable call. com cast is shutting down all three of the call centers in northern california and eliminating more than 1,000 jobs. 700 of those jobs are in morgan hill and livermore. com cast says it cost too much to run the centers in california so it is moving the jobs to denver, seattle, and portland. workers are upset they say the timing is very bad. >> i just think it's really unexpected and really terrible they did this right before the holidays. because you know we have families and did all these training classes. >> com cast says the effected workers can transfer to the new locations or apply for new jobs in california. if they don't they will receive a receive residence pack -- receive a severance package from the company. the school has until march to come up with a plan to reorganize its finances and avoid losing its accreditation.
the board of trustees is expected to discuss the closures during a meeting tomorrow. some of the youngest students in public schools are now considered chronically absent. the department of education says 10% of kindergartens miss one day of school every two weeks whether for excused or unexcused absences. that is hurting the students as they fall behind in learning the basic skills of reading, writing, and arithmetic that they need to know before they start first grade. san francisco is dealing with the first human case of the west nile virus in seven years. health officials say an unidentified man was hospitalized with the virus late last month. he has not traveled recently so he most likely contracted the illness here in the bay area. just last week a bird was found near san francisco college with the west nile virus. state parks will stay open for another two years. governor brown signed a bill yesterday that protects all 278
state parks until july 2014. legislation designates $30 million to fund the parks and make improvements. this comes in the wake of a parks department scandal where authorities discovered $54 million that the state parks system kept hidden while asking donors for contributions to keep 70 parks from closing. 4:47 is the time. back over to sal. how is traffic? >> pam, i'm glad you asked me that question. >> because that's what you are looking into. >> that's what i'm doing. it's doing very well over here. we are off to a decent start. people who get on the road early generally i like to say generally have an easy teem getting to work. that is one of those days. highway 24 westbound that looks pretty good getting up to the caldecott. also at the bay bridge toll plaza we have a traffic -- well it's moving along well. i was going to say we have traffic delays but we don't have any traffic delays right
now getting into san francisco. if you are driving on 280 northbound f is a nice looking drive. at 4:48 let's go to steve. thank you. very good morning. some fog. again not much as changed. talk about a stable pattern san francisco every day 62, 63, and not much has it will happen this weekend. we'll see. 51 san rafael. napa airport 56. same as fairfield. san jose at 54. redwood city at 57. temperatures are pretty close here. not much of a breeze. only travis showing one. everyone else less than a puff. there is not much going on. there is a lot going on out in the pacific. there is a system up here, little low here. waiting to see if high pressure builds in. there are signs it might build in on friday. that seems to be what is happening. i don't see it yet. morning fog, sunny. thick fog for some on the
coast. a light westerly breeze. not much of aching on these temps. some low mid to upper. no big changes thursday. does look warmer friday. pam. thank you, steve. snooki has made her mark on new jersey. a sit assemblyman -- the law is called the snookiville law and would regulate reality show filming. towns could require reality shows to pay for additional police officers help with crowds. he says he isn't against reality tv he just doesn't want public safety to be? effected. the first weekend in october will be a busy one in san francisco. the handful of events that could draw as many as 1 million visitors to the city.
criminal cases to be dismissed. a federal judge handed down an eight-year prison sentence in the corruption case against a former police officer turned private investigator. christopher butler seen in this video wearing a suit is one of several current and former law enforcement officers involved in the corruption scandal in contra costa county. in may he pleaded guilty to several charges including conspiracy to sell drugs, robbery, and extortion. oakland police are accusing a council member of disrespecting officers. she compared officers accused of misconduct to abusive catholic priests that get shuffled from parish to parish. capelin says it comes after she is seeking the reendorsement. pregnant woman was nearly
hit by a barrage of bullets yesterday in oakland. officers marked at least three dozen casings on the ground at 16th street near seminary avenue. the woman was just sitting in the car about 3:30 when a bullet pierced the window spraying her with broken glass. she did not have to go to the hospital. police leave this was a drive by shooting. bart says an electrical surge was the cause of a site in san francisco ten days ago. this is an image from security cameras. you can see a brief flash of morning in the upper left there. then smoke filling the station. barts chief engineer says it was a 1,000-volts electricity caused by metallic debris on the track. there was never any fire and the surge caused minimal damage. san francisco residents can expect a full weekend ahead packed with playoff, parties, and music and nearly one million projected visitors.
along with the 49ers game and giants playoff game they will host the hardly strictly bluegrass festival. and it's also fleet week. the america's cup will also take part in the bay. and the castro fair. city will also add trains and buses to supplement the crowd. that is the first weekend of october. my goodness. let's check in with sal. we'll have sal to help us get around. you might want to just avoid the whole thing or certainly do walking and public transit. >> or just stay home. [ laughter ] >> always an option. >> stay home and watch it all unfold on television. let's go out and take a look at what we have now. traffic is doing pretty well around the bay area. we are off to a good start here in oakland. you can see 880 north and southbound right near the coliseum it looks good if you are driving to the toll plaza it should be a nice drive for you to get into san francisco. getting into the city these days has been pretty good before 6:00 and after that it does get a little busy.
also the morning commute on 580 in livermore to castro valley that traffic is doing pretty well. getting all the way to 880. 4:55 let's go to steve. sal, all right. some fog out there. not much of a change. very quiet pattern on the west coast. it looks like we are starting off a little warmer. there are some that dip pretty cool. low to mid to upper. not much of a breeze anywhere. just a little stronger. yesterday was only ten miles an hour. today 17. we'll see how that continues to develop. a lot of lows sitting and spinning around here. end result is not much going on today. maybe by the weekend. morning fog and sunny. there is signs it will build into oregon. then the high will give us an offshore breeze. long overdue. usually happens in september. there are signs it will this weekend. morning fog and then sunny.
cool to mild to warm. thick fog for some. light westerly breeze. 60s and 70s and 80s. not much of a change from yesterday. it starts to warm up definitely inland on friday. we'll go right into it on saturday. >> thank you, sounds good. many pro football fans are calling it the last straw. how the nfl is responding to that controversial call on monday night football. coming up a story you will only see here on 2. san jose furniture store becomes the scene of an overnight pot bust. ñçbñ
it's supposed to be a furniture store but workers here were surprised at what they found inside. we'll tell you what police dragged out of here last night. an armed robbery at the east bay safeway. the next step in the investigation to try to track down the suspects. iran's president addresses the u.n. general assembly today. plus the nfl responds to the controversial call. this one that turned the world of pro football upsidedown. all ahead on the ktvu channel 2 morning news.
good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday morning september 26th i'm pam cook. >> what day is it, pam? >> wednesday. >> middle of the week. i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. steve is right there. how does it look? >> same as yesterday. you two look great. the weather looks pretty good too. unless you are by the coast. inland temps are very close to yesterday's readings. low to mid 80s. around the coast and bay after that fog 60s and 70s. steve, good morning. traffic is moving along pretty well if you are driving on westbound 24 between walnut creek and oakland it's a nice drive. and the morning commute looks good on interstate 680. let's go back to the desk. only on 2 a san jose business raided by police during the night. police stormed the building on charter park drive after getting a tip marijuana plants were inside. ktvu janine de la vega is right there right now. whha