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the city of antioch is struggling to control a recent surge in violent crime, including a deadly shooting that happened just yesterday. we'll tell you the action the city is taking in response. a deadly crash in the south bay early this morning. how this crash led to a second accident involving a patrol car. water your lawn, pay $500 a day. the controversial regulation being considered by the state. plus an alleged prostitute arrested in the case that sounds like something out of a fiction novel. the connection police say she has to the death of a father of
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five from silicon valley. "mornings on 2" begins right now. it is 7:00. you are looking live at antioch this morning, where neighbors are on edge and police are tacking action after 14 people were shot over a two-week period. ktvu's alex savidge is there and coming up in two minutes, he will tell us how the city plans to put a stop to this wave of violence. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> good morning, tc. >> good morning, dave. i'm dave clark. steve is off today and we have rosemary in. let's get to weather. >> we have a pleasant afternoon in store, at least away from the coast. this morning, the low clouds, thicker, more widespread. the onshore breeze is thicker. and we have the clouds stretching in some of our inland valleys this morning. so the low clouds, patchy
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drizzle will remain through the morning and the low clouds will stick to the coast the rest of the day. around the bay, we'll have the low clouds. the patchy fog. mostly sunny for the afternoon in the inland areas. partly cloudy skies to start the day. mostly sunny for the afternoon. temperatures will continue to cool. outside the doors, 59 for you. 60 in walnut creek. 59 in oakland. 54 in novato. 58 in san francisco. low 60s along the peninsula. sfo, redwood city, down into mountain view and 58 for san jose. afternoon highs for today along the coast, we remain the status quo cloudy and cool for you pacifica. around the bay very mild. 72 in hayward. 77 red wad city, 64 san francisco. inland areas, upper 60s, 70. 87 in antioch. coming up i will show you when i expect the clouds to clear and a look at the extended forecast into the weekend. good morning, sal. good morning. we still have slow traffic all
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over the place i'm gonna start out with the 280 freeway southbound getting up to highway 17. you can see traffic is a little bit of slow here but i would say this is a better route than 101. as we look at the map, 101 is slow to the capitol expressway and slows into sunnyvale. 280 and 85 are doing much better. there's slow traffic on both of those other freeways they are better than 101. bay bridge toll plaza, 25- minute drive into san francisco. once you get on the san francisco side, things improve on san francisco freeways. 7:03. let's go back to the desk. all right. thank you, sal. the city of antioch is on edge after 14 people were shot over a two-week period. the latest violence happened yesterday, a double shooting at an apartment complex off delta fair boulevard near highway 4. alex savidge is in antioch where city leaders are -- are
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promising change. what are the change? >> reporter: officers will potentially be working overtime to deal with this spike in crime. a total of 14 people shot in the past two weeks. the latest shooting happened here at this apartment complex just across the street from us here on delta fair boulevard off summersville road. this is where a 23-year-old man was shot to death yesterday afternoon and a second man who was -- who is 28 years old was wounded by that gunfire. it's unclear why those young men were targeted. but this shooting was the latest in the series of violent crimes in antioch. last week an 11-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting. before that, in late june, seven people were injured when someone opened fire at a house party. five people have been killed in the city so far this year. in response police are planning to launch a violent crime suppression team. many are concerned about the ongoing violence but they know the police department is short
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handed. >> honestly, i think it's really sad. the cops are so overwhelmed. they do the best they can with the resources they have. >> reporter: and the lack of resources, the chief says, is hampering the efforts to control the wave of violence. the city has fewer officers than other cities of similar size. in a recent facebook message to the community about the wave of violence, the chief said many of the shootings recently are either gang or drug-related and oftentimes the victims are uncooperative. even more frustrating for the chief, violent crime was down almost 20% during the first half of this year and then over the past couple of weeks, the city saw this surge in shootings. there is a possibility the city of antioch will look for help from outside law enforcement agencies. we're live this morning in antioch, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. a suspected prostitute in santa cruz is behind bars
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accused of murder. police call the suspect a high- end prostitute who may have drugged and killed two men in two different states. one of the alleged victims was a silicon valley engineer who was a married father of five. coming up at 7:45, the criminal case investigators are comparing to a crime novel. 7:06. san francisco police searching for a group of men who robbed a teenager at a popular tourist attraction. it happened just outside of coit tower monday afternoon. police say six men confronted a 16-year-old boy shoving him to the ground and stealing his cell phone and wallet. now, coit tower was open for business at the time. the police hope witnesses will come forward. >> maybe somebody captured something on their cell phone and they aren't aware of it. so we would definitely like to hear from the public. >> police say the victim tried to grab one of the suspecters he was punched in the head. but was not seriously hurt. so far, there's no description
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of those suspects. demonstrate. demonstrators in sonoma county protesting about the andy lopez case are planning their next protest. [chanting] >> yesterday a march and rally was held outside of the district attorney general. many demanded she resign when she announced she would not file charges against the deputy who shot and killed andy lopez, carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle. the deputy said lopes ignored -- lopez ignored orders to put the gun down. >> i think he should have been guilty. but they are trying to take it off gelhaus and put it off on andy. >> it's very violating when you live in a city where you cannot trust your police officers. >> the next rally, saturday afternoon in santa rosa. they still have not reached
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a verdict but jurors in the bryan stow trial did send a question to the judge in los angeles. the judge is refusing to reveal exactly what the jury asked him yesterday. the judge ordered the lawyers not to say anything about the question to the news media. the jury is trying to determine whether the dodgers are responsible for the beating of bryan stow outside of dodger stadium in 2011. stow's lawyers contend poor stadium security played a role in the brutal attack. the planned bart extension to the south bay has caused a rif between the city of milpitas and the transportation authority. milpitas says it's unclear for the vta to blame the city for construction delays following a court ruling sighting with milpitas -- siding with milpitas. the city opposed closing down all traffic at dixon landing road for eight months to allow the work on the b.a.r.t. extension. the vta first announced the opposition would delay completion of the san jose
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extension by a year. but the vta has backtracked saying the project will still be finished on time by 2017. well, there may be new hope for low income families in palo alto who want to keep living at a mobile park. the developer has withdrawn from wanting to turn that park into luxury apartments. a group says now there is a chance to save the mobile home park and possibly buy the property. however, an assistant city attorney says he thinks the process to close that mobile home park will continue. a $500 penalty a day penalty for people who waste water. that's what state water officials are considering during the drought. ktvu's brian flores joining us live in alameda. tell us why is the state acting now. >> reporter: well, the according to the state, dave, that local water agency and consumers are not doing enough
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to conserve. we're live where this homeowner has decided to water their lawn. if the regulations go in place, they can do that. but it's going to cost hundreds of dollars if these regulations are approved. now, next week, state water resources control board will consider issuing fines up to $500 a day for outdoor water wasters. this would only affect washing your car without a nozzle, overwatering your lawn or hosing down your sidewalk. in the past, they would be considered infractions and law enforcement could cite you. this all comes about because the state feels -- what they are saying it's not enough, people who have volunteering. others remember the drought back in the '90s and say this is cyclical but many are keeping an eye on water wasting. >> i live across the street from multiunits. i know the sprinklerheads are
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broken. so there's water spraying out on the sidewalk. i haven't called anybody but it but it is the kind of think you look at and there's water pouring out on the sidewalk. that's not okay. >> reporter: talking about that, the boston globe reports this morning that the state has fielded 6,000 reports of water wasting. that's actually up 20 times in the last year. just a couple of days ago, we reported that east bay m.u.d. has seen an increase in calls also. they used to get two or three calls of water wasters per quarter, now it's two or three a day. governor brown calling for 20% reduction in water usage. at this point, the state has conserved 5%. if the proposal is approved, it would take affect immediately and would last for nine months. brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> wow. all right. some avocado growers taking drastic action because of the drought. one farmer in san luis obispo county is putting back his trees. he's painting what's left of them white to protect them from
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the sun. it's called stumping. the trees are still alive but they will need a lot less water to survive for the next few months. those trees will be able to produce avocados again in about one or two years. now, this grower says he's trucked in water to support his grow for the past two years. he just can't afford to do it again. all right. 7:12. we're continuing to monitor a deadly crash that's still blocking a busy road in san jose. coming up at 7:30, how it led to another crash involving a police car. plus, was recently released from prison. this morning, a south bay man is back in jail. latest run-in with the law and some pretty strong words from one of his victims. good morning. we're still looking at a nice commute in many areas. it's kind of slower in san jose as you can see. 280 we'll talk about that and your trip into the silicon valley. outside our course this morning, joined by -- doors this morning, joined by patchy
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drizzle at the coast, all the way inland. for the afternoon, a slight cooldown in the forecast. i will line up your numbers, talk more about the low clouds outside the doors -- coming up.
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7:15. israel says it's now preparing for a possible ground invasion of gaza. the israeli military already has carried out more than 150 air strikes on gaza. palestinian authorities say at least 25 people have been killed in those air strikes. the israeli government says it will do whatever is necessary to stop continuing rocket attacks coming from gaza. the escalation of violence started with the killing of three israeli teens and the apparent retaliation killing of a palestinian teen. the head of the california highway patrol says he's deeply concerned and is promising swift action in response to a
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video showing an officer repeatedly punching a woman on the side of a los angeles freeway. the graphic cell phone video has prompted outrage. the chp commissioner says it has wounded the agency and he's pledging a comprehensive investigation. the chp summary ofs incident said the officer was trying to restrain the woman because she was endangering herself and drivers. 7:16. a man who is a repeat drunk driving offender is back in jail. the bail set at $250,000. a former victim says she's angry that the man still has not learned his lesson. ashley nelson said she's permanently injured after being hit by a car driven by 74-year- old robert shiro five years ago. now, he was released from prison in january afterrer is offing 18 months in connection -- after serving 18 months in connection with that case. he was ordered not to drink and drive but was rearrested two
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weeks ago. >> it's a shame we have to be here again. there's no remorse. he didn't learn anything from going to prison. >> shiro's lawyer refused to comment on the case. he's being held in santa clara county jail. you've got a chance today to see some famous military vehicles before they are auctioned off. a collection of military memorabilia will be up for self in portola -- up for sale in portola valley. it includes several vehicles used in past wars. the prices range from $10,000 to $1 million. you can see the vehicles at auctionamerica.com. it is at 499 old spanish trail in portola valley. the auction is on friday and saturday. spirit airlines wants to hear exactly what travelers hate about it. the airline will credit
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passengers with 8,000 frequent flier miles just for complaining on a special website called hate-thousand miles.com. [audio difficulties]
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pam asked if they could bring something on the plane, maybe the passengers could have got off. i don't know. 7:19. sal knows about all of our commute. no pizza right now, sal? >> sorry. >> it's a darned shame, dave. >> i know. >> we'll get it to you later. >> i have my ka le smoothie. we're good. 880 traffic is slow as you drive past highway 17. when you when get to the valley -- when you get to the valley, it's slow. people are figuring out 280 is slow. let's take a look at the map. 101 is backed up from the yerba buena exit all the way into southern san jose solid to sunnyvale. 85, if you can get on that freeway, 85 is much better as you drive through.
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we're still -- we're still -- police are still on the scene at santa teresa, the scene of a deadly crash. word that some lanes are opening up this is not affecting 85. public transportation doing well. b.a.r.t., muni and caltrain, no delays. a quick look amount the bay bridge toll plaza. that will find that traffic is backed up for a 20-minute delay before you get on the bridge. about 25 to 30-minute drive time. let's go back to rosemary. okay. for the afternoon, our cooling trend will continue giving you a live look across the bay. low clouds this morning. very widespread. know widespread than we've seen recently. the ridge of high pressure that brought us the warmer weather, brought us the monsoonal moisture, that's severe weather popping up in areas it looks like east of yuma. it will continue to the south. let's talk about what's going on here. a few scattered showers will remain over the sierra for today. those of us here at home, we're looking at some pretty good weather for today. low pressure will be moving in closer and will linger off the
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coastline. this morning, the low clouds, thicker and more widespread. the marine layer grew from 1500 feet yesterday to about 2,000 feet this morning. a stronger onshore breeze gusting to 28 miles per hour reported at travis here. those two combined and we have low clouds all the way into areas like concord this morning. so we have it along the coast, even patchy driz the reported. around the bay, very widespread. as i go inland, we have low clouds, stretching across orinda, la fayette and partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies reported in areas like concord. this is going to pull away. we're going to see it burn off. and we have machines at way from the coastline for today. but we will continue with the gray skies along the coast. partly cloudy to mostly sunny around the bay. in our inland cities, mostly sunny for today. temperatures in the 50s. a 9 in antioch -- 59 in antioch. low 60s for redwood city. for the afternoon, it will be a nice one.
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75 in petaluma, novato. 77 for napa. 77 in vallejo. 76 for richmond. 70 degrees by the water. low 70s for the east bayshore line. low to mid-80s for the warmer area. 88 livermore. not bad for july. 80 degrees for san jose. 80 for saratoga. if you like the heat, don't have that coming our way any time soon. if you want it mostly sunny along the coast, that's not coming any time soon. 63 for daly city. 64 in san francisco. as i pointed to the extended forecast, with your bay area weekend always in view, more of the same. ern mooing clouds -- morning clouds followed by afternoon sunshine away from the coast. temperatures don't budge. we'll be slightly warmer as we get into sunday. back to the desk. you can call it a dress code dispute. >> is it too short? is it too tight? >> coming up in 20 minutes, the outfit a nurse said she was
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sent home for. i felt helpless and i was fighting for my life. >> a dramatic water rescue. how something a man did 20 years ago paid off in a big way.
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welcome back. 7:25. boy, there was a dramatic water rescue at a southern california beach and it was all caught on a go pro camera. a group of friends planned a quiet day at the beach in rancho palos verdes. that's when they saw a teen trapped in a rip current. >> he's right there! >> gary coleman tried to grab the boy. but he was swept out to sea himself. that's when rob mcnulty saw a lull in the current. he jumped into the water. >> i thought this is his only chance. next thing i knew my feet left
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the rocks. in i went and i grabbed him. >> now, mcnulty said he hasn't done cpr since he took a class 20 years ago but he said the training kicked in. he was able to revive the teenager who is still in the hospital this morning. mcnulty's friend, gary goldman, he was able to make it back to shore on his own. in the meantime, a bay area surfer is recovering from lands end. witnesses say strong waves separated the suffer from his -- surfer from his surfboard. a fire department rescuer made it down to the man. a 911 dispatcher in northern california is being praised for keeping her cool while handling an emergency call that came from her home. >> can you respond to my child
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choking? >> that's the voice of britney melter asking first responders to rush to her house and help her baby who stopped breathing. the initial call came from her husband who said their 1-year- old son went limp and turned blue after choerking on a metal washer that fell off a choking on a metal washer that fell off a piece of furniture. >> i heard him say the address and recognized it as my home address. >> she credits good training for her good composure and said she treated the call from her home with the same urgency she streets every 911 call. 7:27. this morning, the huge emergency funding request from the white house to deal with the immigration crisis that's taking center stage. find out how that would could be a big benefit for california firefighters. >> reporter: we're live in san jose, where a man is dead and a police officer is injured in
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two separate accidents on the same stretch of road. we'll tell you how they are connected and we'll have an update on the traffic impact. a if you are about to -- if you are about to hit the road, some commutes are doing okay, like the san mateo bridge. that looks good. a little crowded. some commutes are very slow like some in the south bay. we'll tell you how long it's taking you to get through those. we are awaking up with a deep marine layer, a stronger onshore breeze. that will add up to a cooling trend for some inland today. i will have a look at your current conditions and your afternoon highs -- coming up.
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safeway, ingredients for life. it is 7:30. this is a live look at the scene of a deadly crash that happened early this morning in san jose. it's blocked a busy street all morning. coming up in two minutes, janine de la vega will tell us how the crash may be connected to another crash involving a police cruiser. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. tori, i just looked outside, it's still gray outside our doors. >> okay. >> rosemary is in for steve. good morning. >> good morning to you. we're settling into a bay area summertime pattern. cool at the coast. mild around the bay and warm inland. not too hot anywhere. 60 degrees right now in antioch. 58 in concord. 59 in oakland.
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upper 50s in san francisco. 57 half moon bay. so the onshore breeze working its way back into the bay area, gusting to 30 miles per hour in and around fairfield this morning. patchy drizzle reported along the coastline. the marine layer, it was 1500 feet yesterday. today, 2,000 feet. that's allowed it it move farther inland. concord waking up to partly to mostly cloudy skies. it filled in over the course of the morning. as we get into the noontime, we'll be mostly sunny away from the coast. 60 degrees at noontime at the coast. we had 60s and low 70s around the bay. mid- to upper 70s for the inland areas and for the afternoon high take a look. 63 for pacifica today. 64 in san francisco. a pleasant day in areas like mountain view, fremont, hayward checking in in the 70s. 80 for 70. a warm day inland but not as hot as we've been. looking at 84 for livermore. 84 in fairfield. 85 degrees in concord. the bay bridge series continues for this evening in san francisco.
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i will have a look at that forecast for you and your weekend -- coming up. good morning, sal. >> rosemary, good morning. we're looking at a decent commute on 280. it's getting slower now that people have realized that 280 is better for 101 for getting into sunnyvale and san jose. i want to show you the map of the area. 101 is still by far the slowest traffic if you can see 280 is trying to play second fiddle here coming into cupertino. 85 is the best. but a lot of people are past that trying to get into the valley. i want to mention that 5le 0 is still slow in -- 580 is slow in livermore. 680 still slow in concord as you drive through. no major problems on the eastshore freeway here. 25 minutes from the carquinez to the macarthur maze. the bay bridge toll plaza, about a 25-minute delay. there's not really any major problem on the bridge, just the typical commute. if you are driving in the carpool lane, it should be fine. the investigation continues into a deadly crash on a busy san jose street.
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that collision this morning led to a second crash involving a police patrol car. janine de la vega joining us to tell us how these crashes are affecting the commute. janine? >> reporter: sal, in the last 30 minutes, police opened back up the northbound lanes of santa teresa boulevard. the southbound lanes are still closed for one block from miuki to the light rail station. that's because police are investigating what caused the driver of that car over there to crash into a tree. police say they received a 911 call just before 2:00 a.m. that a car had plowed into a tree on a center median at santa teresa. emergency crews rushed to the scene but the man inside could not be saved. he was pronounced dead. it's unknown what caused him to veer off the road into the trip. investigators will look at speed. and if another vehicle was involved or not. if drugs or alcohol played a factor. we spoke to people who live near the crash site.
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>> my wife heard a large crash or very loud crash. and i didn't hear it. i slept through it. but she said that right away she knew it was something bad. >> reporter: now seeing it, with your own eyes -- >> i haven't been able to get up that close but it does look like the car was very demolished. >> reporter: while police were blocking traffic from getting near the accident, a man delivering newspapers hit the patrol car causing damage to both vehicles. the man was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. so was the officer who did complain of some pain. we're told he may have whiplash. in regard to the first accident, the body has not been moved just yet but the coroner just arrived on scene moments ago. we don't know who the deceased if, they are from the area. but we're told by police he's white between 30 to 40 years old. we were told by the vta that because of this accident investigation, they did have to
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do a slight reroute of line 68. as far as the southbound lanes reopening on santa teresa boulevard, we're told by police that they should be back open by 8:30. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you, janine. we're following developing news from solano county. crews battling an early-morning fire at a vacaville plante nursery found -- plant nursery found a body at the scene. this just came in within the past hour. the grim discovery came from the grapevine nursery on pleasant valley road. fire crews are still on the scene putting out hot spots. it's not clear how the person died. stay with ktvu news for updates. police are looking for suspects in a deadly shooting. it happened near hilltop park in the city's bayview district. officers say a man was shot in the head and pronounced dead at the scene. at this point there's no word on what led up to the shooting
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or any information about possible suspects. two brothers are in jail this morning facing murder charges in two separate shootings in san francisco. both deadly shootings happened monday morning just six hours apart. police have identified the suspects as 22-year-old kenyan no rbert and his brother. the first shooting was in the visitacion valley neighborhood. the other was in the bayview district. 7:37. the oakland police department may soon join a region am emergency radio system -- regional emergency radio system. next week the city council is to approve a plan proposed several years ago. it allows the police to join a radio station used by other agencies. police have complained the current system is old, outdated and it's not reliable. there was even a very embarrassing police radio breakdown during president obama's visit to oakland twor
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years -- two years ago. the development team working to build a new football stadium for the raidars is weighing in on the as extension battle. the developers are urging the oakland city council to reject a ten-year lease extension for the as. the raidars group says this bides them more time. the raidars want to build a new stadium at the so-called coliseum city sports complex. happening right now, obama administration officials are defending their response to that border crisis in front of the senate homeland security committee. the congressional hearing comes as president obama plans to meet with one of his biggest critics in texas. kyla campbell joining us live in washington. you are breaking down all of the details this morning.
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kyla? >> reporter: good morning, dave. president obama is supposed to meet with texas governor rick perry after he arrives in dallas this afternoon. but right now, we are taking a live look at the senate hearing on the border crisis. federal officials the justice department and hhs are testifying. the head of fema and customs and border protection argue the@-- thard the administration is acting aggressively. they requested $3.7 billion in emergency funding. much of that money would go for caring for unaccompanied children and detaining and deporting undocumented immigrants. >> we've known about this problem escalating since january, yet there was no mention of it or any request for it in the president's budget. >> president obama also tacked onto the border crisis bill an extra $615 million to fight wildfires. san francisco congresswoman
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nancy pelosi said that will help fight fires in the west, but republicans, of course, not happy with the add-on. they say had has nothing to do with the more pressing border crisis. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more now on the $615 million add-onto the immigration bill that would go to fight wildfires. president obama is asking congress to add wildfires to the list of natural disasters eligible for emergency assistance. the white house says bigger wildfires are a bigger, growing problem particularly outside. the white house says they should be on equal footing with hurricanes, and other disasters. uber is making an unusual promise to new york. the ride sharing company will set a cap on its fares during emergencies and natural daferpters. the san francisco-based startup signed an agreement with the new york state attorney general. the company says it's implementing a similar policy
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across the country. uber's prices are based on demand and can increase dramatically when more people are looking for service. 20 minutes before 8:00. a man shot and killed at an apartment complex in antioch. that's just the latest in a recent string of shootings in the past two weeks. the action police are now promising to take. it may sound like something out of a crime novel. santa cruz police are accusing a high-end prostitute of murdering a father of five on his yacht. what police say she did after the killing is really stunning. right now, we still have slow traffic, especially approaching some of the bay area power outages but so far, the south bay takes the cake with the slowest traffic. we'll tell you what the best way is to get into the valley. a nice start over the south bay. many of us waking up to low clouds, patchy drizzle this morning. it will clear back. we have a pleasant day in store. some of us will have temperatures slightly cooler in the afternoon. i will show you where and a
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sneak peek at the extended forecast into your weekend -- coming up. ♪
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whoo! mmm! ♪ ♪ oh, yeah [ male announcer ] discover your new orleans. start exploring at followyournola.com. 7:44. happening now -- a prostitute suspected of murdering a google executive with an overdose of heroin will appear in santa cruz county for court. want to show you a live picture from outside the courthouse. the suspect alex, will be arraigned in about a half-hour from now. the 26-year-old is accused of killing one of her clients, a married man who had five children. investigators compare the case to a rather steamy crime novel. they say she killed 51-year-old forest timothy hayes, a commuter engineer at google, on his yacht last november by
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injecting a lethal use of heroin into his body. they believe she may have killed another man the same way in another state. detectives lured her back to santa cruz posing as a potential client. let's go back to the live picture of the courthouse. she's jailed on $1.5 million bail. she reportedly boasted to investigators that she had more than 200 clients. police decided to arrest her now because she had posted on facebook she was planning to return to her home state of georgia this week. 7:45. more problems for nadia lockyer. over the weekend, lockyer fell down and broke her back at her home in the east bay. now, lockyer posted this note on facebook. "can't believe it myself. thought the stars were going to let up on me." but she did add "i'll make it through again." she's the wife of bill lockyer.
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two years ago she resigned following a drug and sex scandal. a nurse at oakland's highland hospital may be disciplined because of her clothing. felicia says she was sent home twice in one week because she wore a dress that her boss called inappropriate. now, she claims the dress code policy in her employee hand book bans clothing that is overly casual, revealing, dirty or torn. but it doesn't mention a preference for traditional scrubs over a dress. she now believes her job may be in jeopardy. >> they are escalating this charge up to insubordination, i could be terminated. >> she believes she's being treated unfairly because others have worn dress uniforms to work without being disciplined. the hospital's director says supervisors have the authority to enforce dress codes that said she couldn't comment on her specific case because she didn't have all of the details.
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7:46. a young mother and her newborn baby are doing well after a harrowing burst right in the middle of a street in palo alto. two women are being credited for coming to her aid. >> i heard two extremely loud screams for help. >> so she and her friend looked around the corner where they saw a woman they didn't recognize standing near a telephone pole in the middle of the street holding something between her legs. the woman told them she was having a baby and asked them to call 911. she's a trained counselor and comforted the mother while they waited for paramedics to arrive. >> i thought i need to address the baby. that's when she started to communicate with me. so i asked her, is it a boy or a girl? does it have a name? >> duncan said she still doesn't know the mother's name but is trying to help again. she has asked her nearby yoga studio to start collecting baby clothes to donate.
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>> can you imagine that? >> wow. that would be quite a shock. 7:47. let's check in with sal see what's happening on the highway 24 and every place else. >> we're looking at highway 24 westbound. the traffic is not too bad. it's slowed down a little bit, though, if you are driving from pleasant hill road to the tunnel. you can see most of the slow traffic is right here within our camera's view heading up to the la fayette b.a.r.t. station. it gets better after that. when up get on the other side of the tunnel, there's not a lot of slow traffic until you get to the bay bridge toll plaza if you are going that far. it's backed up for a 25 to 30- minute drive time into san francisco with no major issues. the traffic continues to look good and the chp is out there. it looks like it is enforcing some of the carpool lanes. it looks like there's a gentleman walking his motorcycle off the ramp there. so that guy at least is not having a very good morning. i assume it's a man. it could be anyone. but i hope it gets better for
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that person. southbound 680 from concord to walnut creek, southbound traffic is moving alongock. it's a little slow -- along okay. it's a little slow as you drive into alamo and danville. 580 westbound, we had people tweeting it's become an everyday, slow commute. 680 southbound through pleasanton is the same. let's go to rosemary. a good-looking afternoon in store. not the case at this hour. giving you a live look over the oakland estuary in san francisco, a little tough to see the skyline. patchy drizzle reported along the coastline. you may find it a little soggy along your drive. as we get into the afternoon, we mostly sunny skies away from the coastline. the ridge of high pressure that brought us the warmup earlier in the week is beginning to shift out of the area. it's responsible for driving some of that monsoonal moisture out of the way. we'll settle into a beautiful
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pattern for most. at the coast, no such luck. we'll be cloudy and cool and that's going to continue for the next few days. around the bay, the morning clouds followed by afternoon sunshine and mild temperatures. inland cities, partly cloudy this morning. we'll be warm for the afternoon. but i don't see any 90s in the forecast for the next few days. 62 degrees right now in antioch. 58 in concord. 59 in hoekd. 61 in san francisco. widespread upper 250s in areas like san rafael, napa, 55. santa rosa, mid-50s at the coast. all of us in the same boat this morning. plenty of cloud cover out there. so we haven't budged a whole lot. as we get into the afternoon, we have a beautiful day coming our way here in concord. take a look. 69 degrees expected by 10:00. upper 70s in the forecast for the afternoon. low to mid-80s in the forecast for the second half of the day. that's it. that's as high as we go. 74 degrees expected at 7:00. sun setting right around 8:30 these days. we have temperatures that will remain very mild to warm inland and cool at the coast. all the way into the weekend. i will show you that coming up. 80 degrees for sonoma today.
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75 in san rafael. 76 in richmond. head to the east bay, just as nice. 75 castro valley. 72 san leandro. low 80s walnut creek. danville, mid-80s in antioch. 86 in brentwood. you are the warmest location on that graphic. 80 degrees san jose. 80 cupertino. saratoga, 73 santa cruz with opinions for the afternoon. 70 san bruno. 74 san mateo. low 60s, mostly cloudy along the coast. sorry we're not likely to see much sunshine for today. 64 in san francisco this afternoon. at game time, as against the giants at at&t park. this time around, partly cloudy skies, 60 degrees and the onshore breeze to about 15 miles per hour. it will be cool out there with temperatures dropping over the course of the evening. the extended forecast with your bay area weekend always in view, in a nutshell, more of the same. the morning clouds, the afternoon sunshine away from the coast. 60s along the coast. 70s around the bay. 80s inland. slightly warmer on sunday. back to the desk. >> all right.
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thank you. nine minutes before 8:00. a dui offender in santa clara county strikes again. coming up in 22 minutes, his latest run-with the law -- rub- in with the law -- run-in with the law zñzñzñtgtgçwoç'c'cz
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a state of emergency has been declared for the city of east syracuse, new york. a summer rain and wind storm killed four people and damaged some homes. one house was ripped from its foundation. the east coast storms also killed a young boy at a summer camp in maryland. he was crushed by a falling tree. eight other kids suffered minor injuries. the campus for children ages 7 to 12, the kids were hiking when the fast-morning storm hit. camp counselors tried to get the children to a secure building but could not make it in time.
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some disturbing information about a parolee accused of breaking into a house in san jose and a mother and three kids were inside. police believe 33-year-old victor manzaneras came in through a back door in broad daylight yesterday. someone spotted him. they called the police. investigators believe the suspect touched two of the girls inappropriately and kissed one of them who was asleep at the time. >> he came inned a he's naked. walked that day and licked her face. >> the kids were able to escape. a police standoff then lasted for almost an hour before the man surrendered. the homeowners believe he turned on the stove and planned to burn the place down. he's now facing charges that include peculiarry, resist -- burglary, resisting arrest and inproemp yurtly touching -- inappropriately touching children. san francisco supervisors adopted laura's law, legislation for mentally ill people to get help named after
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laura wilcox. she was shot to death by a mentally ill man who resisted efforts to force him to get treatment. laura's law allows family members and others to petition the department of public health to bring an individual before a judge to get treatment. critics say it still doesn't address funding for mental health services. senate democrats are fast tracking legislation to override the supreme court's decision in the hobby lobby case. the bill would ban for-profit companies from refusing to cover any federally guaranteed health benefits for religious reasons. including all contraceptions detailed in the affordable care act. the legislation will be introduced this morning and is expected to go to the senate floor as early as next week. california's largest health insurance company faces a class-
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action lawsuit by the people it is supposed to serve. the lawsuit claims anthem bluecross misled millions of policyholders about whether their doctors and hospitals are participating in the new obamacare plans. the suit also claims anthem did not tell customers that many of its policies do not cover medical care outside its provider network. the lawsuit says that means many consumers have not been able to see their regular doctors and must unexpectedly pay thousands of dollars in medical bills. 7:57. there is a warning if you are wasting water during this record-breaking drought, the violations that may soon mean fines of $500 a day. >> reporter: city the antioch is it struggling to deal -- is struggling to deal with a recent wave of violence. weeferl tell -- we'll tell you how police are taking action?
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and we have a couple of crashes that just came in. sound pretty serious. as we look at san francisco, this traffic here on 101 looks good. we'll take a look at the bay bridge getting to this point. >> our weather in the forecast for your wednesday afternoon. outside our doors this morning, widespread low clouds, patchy drizzle. a stronger onshore breeze. check in on the winds, update your current temperatures -- coming up. ♪ 737. 737. right there? you guessed it. how do we save on operational costs? with the world's largest fleet of boeing 737's. one of the many ways we bring you $69 airfares. limited time sale fares starting as low as $69 one-way. if it matters to you, it matters to us. book now at southwest.com. ♪
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welcome back these are live pictures. we're in antioch. there is a disturbing crime trend out there forcing police to take action now. 14 people were shot in antioch in as many days. this strong of shootings also has neighborhoods very nervous out there. alex savidge is out there this morning. the scene of the latest shooting. in two minutes, reaction from a person living in the area and more on how the city plans to try to put an end to that rash of violence. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." it's wednesday, july 9th. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. a quick look at weather and traffic. rosemary is in for steve. more morning clouds around? >> yes, very widespread this morning. a healthy dose around the bay. antonio said foggy and cool in
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daly city. patchy drizzle reported in some areas. the marine layer is thicker. the onshore breeze is stronger. fairfield, 28 miles an hour. this onshore breeze pushing the clouds all the way into concord. the onshore breeze, 12 miles an hour. we have partly cloudy skies, well into the east bay. 60 degrees in concord. 61 walnut creek. 63 in livermore. partly cloudy to mostly sunny in antioch. 64 for you. those of us stuck under the clouds, even the patchy drizzle on the coast. not moving a whole lot. temperatures have remained in the 60s and low 50s. let's take and peek. 60 degrees for belmont. 64 in palo alto. foster city, 62 degrees for you. afternoon highs for today, we need the low clouds to offset the heat in the afternoon and a splendid for most of us. 87 in antioch for the afternoon. 85 in concord. very comfortable around the bay. 75 in mountain view. 64 san francisco. cloudy and cool at the coast. it's hard to please everybody. but we will continue with this
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very mild pattern as we gate into your bay area -- as we get into your bay area weekend. i will have that coming up. we have debris on the freeway that's causing traffic issues. southbound 101 on the peninsula at university avenue. the chp did a good job getting the debris out of the way. the damage is done. traffic is backed out of menlo -- backed up out of menlo park. you might want to use 280. it's not too bad if you are driving through. i want to mention there is a crash reported northbound 680 at mckee road with injuries. the fire department is on the way to that. live pictures now. i want to show you the traffic on 880 getting slow as it normally does heading to downtown oakland. 580 is a little better. no major delay after you get past downtown oakland. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza, it's improved a little bit. about a 15, 20-minute drive time into san francisco. the time 8:02. back to the desk. all right. thank you, sal. the city of antioch is on edge
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after 14 people were shot over a two-week period. it's the latest violence happening yesterday when two men were shot at an apartment complex off delta fair boulevard. one of them died. alex savidge is in antioch where city leaders are promising some changes. so alex, what are their plans? >> well, tori, good morning to you. police are planning to increase patrols in key areas of the city. they are hoping that will make a difference. the move comes after a string of shootings. at least 14 people have been shot in the past two weeks. as you mentioned, the latest crime scene. it was just across the street from us here at these apartments on delta fair boulevard just off summersville road. this is where a 23-year-old man was shot to death yesterday afternoon. a second man, 28 years old was wounded by the gunfire. it's unclear why they were targeted. but this shooting was the latest in a series of violent crimes in this city. just last week an 11-year-old boy was wounded in a shooting
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and before that, there were seven people injured when someone opened fire at a house party. five people have been killed so far this year in antioch. in response, police are planning to launch what they call a violent crime suppression team. one woman who has lived here in the city for 30 years says things have gotten out of hand. >> my concerns are, i'm just scared and like i said, i feel more comfortable in oakland these days and antioch since i worked there. i'm just hoping that the cops or somebody can do something about the violence. it's getting scary out here. a little much. >> reporter: but antioch's police chief said the department is facing a huge hurdle and that would be a serious lack of resources. in a recent facebook message to the community about this wave of violence, the chief said that many of the shootings have been gang or drug-related and oftentimes the victims are
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uncooperative. violent crime was down almost 20% during the first half of the year here in antioch. but then they saw this surge in shootings over the past few weeks. it's possible that the city of antioch may get some help from some outside law enforcement agencies to deal with this ongoing problem. we're live this morning in antioch, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco, police busy searching for a group of men who robbed a teenager at a popular tourist attraction. it happened monday afternoon just outside of coit tower. police say six men shoved a 16- year-old boy to the ground and stole his cell phone and his wallet. coit tower was opened for business at the time and police hope witnesses will come forward. >> maybe somebody captured something on their cell phone and they aren't aware of it. we would definitely like to hear from the public. >> police say the young victim actually tried to grab one of the attackers but he was punched in the head. he was not seriously hurt.
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so far, there's no description of the suspects. 8:05. demonstrators outraged over the district attorney's decision in the andy lopez case are now planning their next protest. [chanting] >> yesterday, they held a march and rally outside of the offices of the sonoma county district attorney in santa rosa. many are demanding her resignation. on monday, the d.a. announced she would not file criminal charges against sheriff deputy erik gelhaus. last year, the deputy shot and killed 13-year-old lopez while the boy was carrying a bb gun that looked like an assault rifle. >> i think he should have been guilty. but they are trying to take it off gelhaus and put it on andy. >> it's very violating when you live in a community and you cannot trust your police officers. >> the next rally, saturday afternoon in santa rosa. supporters of the san jose
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pot clubs are planning a protest. they are sending out messages on social media, urging supporters of dispensaries to gather on the steps of city hall tomorrow. the demonstration is part of the organized protest and petition drive against the new ordinance approved by the city council last month. critics say it amounts to an outright ban on pot clubs in san jose. those new rules are set to take effect next week. the planned b.a.r.t. extension to the south bay is causing a rift between the city of milpitas and the santa clara valley transportation authority. milpitas says it's not fair for the vta to blame the city for construction delays following a court ruling that sided with milpitas. the city opposed closing down traffic on dixon landing road forrate months to allow construction work. the vta first said the opposition would delay exeetion of the san jose ex -- extension of the san jose ex -- would
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delay the extension r for a year but now they say it will be completed in 2017. the daily news reports a developer has withdrawn from an agreement to convert the ba wayne you na vista -- buena vista mobile home park from apartments. an assistant city attorney says he thinks the process to close that mobile home park will continue. it is 8:08. a major candidate for mayor of richmond is pulling out of the race. west contra costa cool board trustee, charles ramsey, will run for city council instead. there are three remaining candidates for mayor. current mayor gail mclaufen is being termed out.
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you know the drought in california is serious. the state wants to show how serious it is in enforcing water restrictions. a regulation being considered next week could have you paying the hundreds of dollars in fines, especially if you are caught wasting water. brian flores joining us live now. brian you are in alameda. tell us why the state is acting now. by the way, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you dc. the state says that local water agencies and consumers are not doing enough to consive water. if you water your grass consistently, you might want to be ready because they could possibly face severe fines if the state regulation is passed. this is exactly what the state is hoping to stop. this was actually in front of a home here in alameda about half an hour ago where the sprinklerhead obviously missed the grass and hit the street. water wasting, in other words. next week the state water resources control board will consider issuing fines of get this up to $500 a day for
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outdoor water wasters. things like washing your car without a nozzle. overwatering your lawn, missing your lawn like we saw or hosing down your sidewalk. this does not include inner to water use. now, past the restrictions would be considered infractions and any law enforcement agency to write tickets. this all comes about because current water restrictions overall, it's simply not enough they say. some here are water conscious. people are keeping a mindful eye on water wasting. >> i live across the street from some multiunits and i notice the sprinkler heads will broken and there will be water playing on the sidewalk. i haven't called but there's water literally pouring on the sidewalk. that's not okay. >> reporter: it's being reported that the state has fielded 6,000 reports of water
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wasting, up 20 times than last year. we reported that east bay m.u.d. has seen an increase in walls of water wasters. they used to get a few a quarter of these calls. now it's twor or three a -- two or three a day. we're live here in alameda, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:11. you may not be able to eat at manresa any time soon but you can still enjoy the restaurant's produce. the los gatos restaurant was damaged by a fire monday morning and the owner has promised to reopen. but until then, a farm exclusively used by manresa will sell its produce to the public. the farm says selling to other restaurants is not an option
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because that could hurt other farmers. to find out how to buy their produce, go to ktvu.com and look under the web links section. >> all right, tc. a bad situation in one part of san jose where a heavily traveled road is still shut down. police are investigating a deadly crash. coming up in 21 minutes, the way a police officer was involved and the very latest on that closure. stuck on the tarmac for hours. the special delivery courtesy of the pilot that saved the day for more than 150 passengers. and we still have slow traffic in the east bay. right now as we look at interstate 680 southbound, getting into alamo. a little bit slow. we are we'll run down for the problem -- we'll run town where the problem spots are. outside the doors, plenty of gray to go around. i will talk about when the clouds are expected to clear and lay out the pattern that will brick us temperatures just -- bring us temperatures just about right for most -- coming up.
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a repeat drunk driver is back in jail. ashley nelson suffers from permanent injuries after being hit by 74-year-old robert shiro five years ago. shiro was released from prison in january after serving 18 months of a -- of a three-year sentence in the case. he was under a court order not to drink or drive but he was
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rearrested about two weeks ago. >> it's a shame we have to be here again. no remorse. he didn't learn anything from being in prison. >> shiro is in jail. the head chp promising action. this graphic cell phone video of a deputy punching a woman has prompted outrage across the country. farrow says the incident has wounded the chp. he's pledging a comprehensive investigation. a chp summary says that officer was trying to restrain the woman because she was endangeringer is hef and drivers. the -- herself and drivers. danville taking steps to ban plastic bags. the first set of meetings take
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place this afternoon. the plan would ban restaurants and retailers from giving customers plastic bags. more than 100 cities and counties around the state already have similar laws against plastic bags. the meeting today will be held at the veterans memorial building on prospect. it will start at 2:00 this afternoon. spirit airlines wants to hear exactly what travelers hate about the business. the airline will credit passengers with 8,000 miles just for complaining at hate thousand miles.com. they are offering 8,000 frequent fly miles for doing this. spirit is routinely among the lowest ranking airlines in nearly all customer satisfaction surveys. well, passengers on bard a flight headed -- board a flight headed for denver are not complaining even though their flight landed five hours late.
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the flight was diverted to wyoming because of heavy rain in colorado. passengers were stuck on the plane for two hours when the captain decided it was time for pizza. to make the waiting a little more bearable. >> i was getting hun bri. we're -- hungry. we're kind of a big family at frontier. we take care of each other. i figured it was time to take care of the passengers. i called dominoes and we ordered pizza. >> a local dominoes was about to close. the crew came back and made 35 pizzas. the crew left wyoming a few minutes after the pizza arrived. it's a little like the ellen degeneres at the oscars where she brought the pizza in. sal, you know a famous man from the bay area, tom hanks. >> yes. >> today is his birthday. he's 58 years old. >> wow. >> i knew you knew that. >> i knew he went to skyline
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high. just in case he's watching, happy birthday. he used to live in oakland. let's see what we have for the traffic, speaking of oakland and the bay area. we're gonna start off and take a look at the freeways. no mang on problems on 6 -- no major problems on 680. the south bay commute is going to be a little bit slow as you drive through. let me get rid of it and go to the pullback. you can see the traffic on 101 and 280 still slow. 85 has been the best freeway. 580 through the pass has cleared out. a lot of that traffic has cleared out on the livermore to dublin commute. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see traffic is going to be okay as you drive through. in fact, it has cleared up quite a bit come out to the toll plaza. if you are still driving to the macarthur maze, we have a backup there that's only about -- or the drive time is only 28 minutes for that stretch.
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at 8:19. let's go to rosemary. >> good morning to you. giving you a live look here. low cloud cover moving well inland. widespread, north bay, south bay, inner east bay, we have a stronger onshore breeze with us this morning. the marine layer has grown over the last 24 hours and those two items combined again bringing those low clouds farther inland. as we get going. low clouds, patchy drizzle reported along the coast. low clouds, patchy fog will remain along the bay through the morning hours. we'll have afternoon sunshine. partly sunny skies. mostly sunny for our inland cities. temperatures in antioch beginning to rebound. 66 in antioch at this hour. 63 in livermore. 60 degrees in san jose. around the bay, temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s. 57 san rafael. 57 in napa. temperatures this afternoon in areas like concord, livermore, going into the upper 70s to low 80s. it will be a nice day. let's check out livermore at
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the 11:00 hour. 75 degrees. upper 70s expected for your lunchtime. as we get into the second half, low to mid-80s for the afternoon. settling into 8:00, still 72 degrees. sun sets around 8:30 this evening. let's check in the south bay. san jose, 60 degrees right now. still partly to mostly cloudy in some areas. sunshine expected as we get through the next few hours. 72 at 11:00. 79 at 2:00 this afternoon. i think san jose will top out in the low 80s for today. upper 70s around dinnertime. 71 degrees into 8:00 where it will remain cloudy and cool. it will be the coast. 77 for napa this afternoon. 77 in vallejo. 76 in richmond. 70 degrees for u.s.a. leito. upper 60s low 70s for the shore line. low to mid-80s for our inland east bay. again, a beautiful day for most. 77 santa clara. 82 los gatos. for the peninsula this afternoon, 75 in woodside. 70 in san bruno. 64 san francisco. low 60s with gray skies over
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areas like pacifica and half moon bay. the extended forecast here with your bay area weekend always in view, more of the same as we get into thursday, friday, as we get into the weekend, temperatures trend upward. mid- to upper 80s in the forecast. low to mid-70s around the bay. mid-60s at the coast. back to the desk. >> all right. thank you. rosemary. 8:22. big money prostitution and drugs. a death investigation santa cruz police say plays out like a prime time thriller. a high-priced hooker's shocking actions caught on tape. i was fighting for my life. >> a dramatic water rescue all caught on a go procamera.
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a dramatic water rescue at a southern california beach. it was all caught on a go pro camera. a group of friends planned a quiet day at the beach in rancho palos verdes. that's when they saw a teen caught in a rip current. >> he's right there! he's right there! >> gary goldman tried to grab the boy. he was swept out himself. that's when rob mcnulty used the opportunity to drive right into the water. >> i thought this is his only chance. next thing i knew my feet left
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the rocks and in i went and i grabbed him. >> the teenager is still hospitalized. mcnulty's friend was able to make it back to shore on his own. a bay area surfer is recovering after being rescued near lands end in san francisco. witnesses tell us strong waves separated the suffer from his board and it took some time before he made it to the rocks below the cliffhouse. a fire department rescuers made it down to the man and the rest of the team used ropes to haul both of them to safety. all right. 8:26. we're still following developing news from vacaville. a fire at a plant nursery. the very disturbing discovery made after the claims were put out. two separate accidents on the same stretch of road in san jose and two injuries. a police car was involved. we'll tell you how it unfolded and if traffic is back to normal.
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well, good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." these are live pictures. we're at the scene of a deadly crash that happened early this morning in san jose. very busy scene. the camera is pushing in. now, this area has been blocked. this very busy street has been blocked all morning. in fact, southbound lanes are still closed. you see that they are taking that car away right now. that road may reopen at any moment. now, ktvu's janine de la vega has been out there all morning. she will give you the latest on that and she also just talked with people who live in this area. coming up in two minutes, she will tell us the complaint they have about this particular stretch of road. stay tuned. welcome back to "mornings
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on 2." wednesday, july 9th. i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic now. steve's off. but there's rosemary there. >> good morning to you. a transition to cooler weather moving in. chances are, you may have noticed. we have low clouds in the areas that we didn't have yesterday. the marine layer has deepened the onshore breeze has strengthened. even if you are not waking up with the low clouds, perhaps you are waking up with a cooler breeze. 60 degrees in concord. 62 in fairfield, with the onshore breeze gusting to nearly 30 at travis. along the coast, in addition to low clouds and fog. patchy drizzle reported this morning. 62 in hayward. 57 napa. 56 in santa rosa. a cloudy cool start for most. as we get inland, temperatures are beginning to rebound. 64 for san ramon. brentwood you, la fayette, started out with low clouds orinda. we're beginning to see clearing. 72 in oakland. 77 redwood city.
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mid-80s for the warmer locations. because of the low clouds and because of the cooler air it will be a pleasant afternoon. cloudy and cool remaining at the coast with mostly cloudy skies and low 60s in pacifica for the afternoon. i will show you how long this pleasant pattern will stick around coming up. we're still looking at a commute that has a pretty decent drive in many areas. for example, the east shore freeway, one of the busiest in the bay area, only about 28 minutes. it's not exactly at its lowest point. but still carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze at this time of the morning, some speeds are low. some of the speeds -- i can go back and show you where the slow traffic is on the map. most of it is in el cerrito richmond and berkeley. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza, you can see traffic has cleared out. this is a very nice-looking commute as you drive through. i want to mention that unfortunately, 580 has not cleared out as we go back to the maps. i wanted to show you the traffic is slow there.
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it is also slow getting into the south bay on 880 driving down through union city and fremont. let's go back to the desk. an investigation continues into san jose into a deadly crash on a very busy san jose street. that collision early this morning led to a second crash involving a police car. ktvu's janine de la vega has been out there all morning, you are back now to tell us how those accidents are affecting traffic in the area. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning, dave. well, as you just mentioned a couple of minutes ago, we just saw the southbound lanes of santa teresa boulevard just opened back up to traffic. they've been closed for about six and a half hours from miuki to the light rail station so police could investigate what caused a driver to crash into a tree that was in there in the center median. now just before 2:00 a.m., a car plowed into the tree in this on santa teresa boulevard near page park. emergency crews rushed to the
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scene but the man inside that vehicle could not be saved. he was pronounced dead. it's unknown what caused him to veer off the road into the tree. investigators will look into the speed, he was traveling, whether or not another vehicle was involved and whether drugs and alcohol played a factor. some people say the crash woke them up. >> this is not the first time i've seen a bad crash in the same general vicinity. i think people just send -- this is a wide open street. early in the morning, people tend to speed. i don't know what happened. but it is a curve. >> reporter: while police were blocking traffic from getting near the accident, a man delivering newspapers hit a patrol car that had an officer inside it. that driver was transported to the hospital with minor injuries. so was the officer who did complain of pain. we're told that he may have
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suffered whiplash. in regards to the first accident, the deceased has not been identified. the coroner now has the body. police told us he was a white man who appeared to be between 30 and 40 years old. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:33. we're still following developing news from solano county. a fire scene has become a crime scene. fire crews battling an early- morning fire at a vacaville plant nursery. , they found a body at the scene. that grim discostsry came shortly after 3:00 a.m. at the grapevine nursery on pleasant's valley road. fire crews are still out there. they are putting out hot spots. it's still not clear how the person died. san francisco police are searching for suspects in a deadly shooting. it happened late last night near hilltop park in the bayview district. police say a man was shot in  the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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right now no word on what led up to the shooting or any information about possible suspects. two brothers are in jail this morning. they are facing murder charges in two separate shootings in san francisco. both deadly shootings happened monday morning about six hours apart. police have identified the suspects as 22-year-old kenyan norbert and his brother 21-year- old kashawn norbert. first shooting was in the visitacion valley neighborhood. the other in the bayview district. the oakland police department may soon join regional emergency radio systems. next week, the city council is expected to approve a plan first proposed several years ago. it allows oakland police to join a radio station used by other law enforcement agencies. oakland polices have have complained that -- have -- oakland police officers have complained that the system now is updated and unreliable. there was a breakdown of this
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system during president's visit to the bay area two years ago. the officers that responded first to the asiana crash last year, they were honored publicly for the first time. the san francisco board of supervisors took time during its meeting yeald to recognize the -- meeting yesterday to recognize the crew for the bravery. the five men were at the crash scene before first responders got there. they risked their lives to comfort the injured victims. >> understand there is a burning airplane going right by them so that they are risking their lives hoping that the plane does not blow up as they are saving others. >> now, the recognition comes just days after the july 6th anniversary of the crash. three passengers died, 180 others were hurt. 8:36. alameda county voters will be asked to increase the county's transportation sales tax by a half cent. the board of supervisors
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unanimously approved putting the measure on the ballot. it would raise $8 billion for bus, ferry, commuter train and b.a.r.t. service improvements. it would also pay for traffic projects including improvements at the interchange at 880. some people say that's a confusing and dangerous intersection where many collisions happen. >> when i see things like that 245 are dangerous, that's -- that are dangerous, clear and present danger, i'm willing to pay it. >> another tax for people is a hard thing but we need to pay to have systems that support pour economy and support our communities. >> alameda county voters narrowly rejected a similar measure two years ago. that tax had no time limit on it. this version is scheduled to expire in 30 years. here are more details. alameda county sales tax is now 9%. that makes it one of the highest tax rates in the bay area. the only other county is san
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mateo. san francisco and santa clara have sales tax rates at 8.75%. contra costa county is 8.50%. 8:37. the development team working on building a new football stadium for the raiders are talking about the as lease extension battle at the coliseum. the tribune reports the developers are urging the oakland city council to reject a ten-year lease extension for the as. the raiders group claims the current proposal simply bides the as more time. the raiders want to tear down the oakland coliseum and build a new stadium at the so-called coliseum city sports complex. the contra costa county board of supervisors is now endorsing two state bills that provide more oversight of trains transporting crude oil across the state.
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the vote comes over concern over the increase of crude oil moving on trains throughout the bay area. if these bills pass the state legislature, railroad would have to disclose routes and cargo information. emergency responders would have increased training to prepare for a possible spill. some you a co vau doe grow -- avocado growers are taking drastic action by cutting back trees and painting what's left of them white to protect them from the sun. the process is called stumping. the trees are still alive but need a lot less water to survive for the next knew months. the -- few months. the trees will be able to produce avocados in one or two years. the grower said he's trucked in water to support his grove the last few years but he cannot afford to do it again. happening today, you have a chance today to see famous military vehicles before they
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are auctioned off. a collection of memorabilia will be up for sale in portola valley. take a look. it includes several armored vehicles used in past wars. the prices range from $10,000 to a million dollars. you can see the military vehicles on the website auctions america.com. the actual viewing starts at the top of this hour as well as 9:00 tomorrow morning at the military vehicle technology foundation. it's on 499 old spanish trail in portola valley. the action it -- auction is on friday and saturday. 20 minutes before 9:00. >> i heard two extremely loud screams for help. >> two women respond to pleas from a mother giving birth in the middle of a street in palo alto. >> reporter: a recent surge in violence in antioch has this city's police department searching for solutions. we'll tell you the action that's being taken and why people who live here are so
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worried. good morning. you are still looking at a lot of slow traffic this morning if you are driving in parts of the east bay including on 880. but in the south bay, we even have slower traffic. we'll tell you where. a minor drop in temperatures coming our way especially for the far inland areas today. outside our doors this morning, joined by low clouds, patchy drizzle. take a look at when i expect the cloud to clear for you and your afternoon highs coming up.
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welcome back. 8:43. let's bring you up to date on some of the top stories we're following for right now. supporters of the pot clubs plan a protest outside of city hall tomorrow. a demonstration is part of the organized protest and petition drive against a new ordinance approved by city council last month. critics say it is literally a ban on pot clubs in san jose. water wasters here in california you may soon face some pretty heavy fines. next week, a state water agency will consider tough penalties for people who waste water  during the state's record breaking drought. violaters could hit be hit with fines up to $500 a day. and police in antioch planning to hire more experienced officers and also
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increase patrols and community outreach after a spike in crime in antioch. there were at least 14 shootings in the past two weeks. two men were shot just yesterday. one of them died. ktvu's alex savidge is in antioch this morning. you are talking to people and getting reaction to the dangers they face every day. >> good morning to you. antioch police are planning to do targeted patrols in key areas of the city in response to this restrength string of shootings, a total of 14 people have been shot over just the past two weeks. the latest crime scene was where we are this morning. right across the street inside this apartment complex on delta fair boulevard. right off summersville road. this was the scene yesterday, where a 23-year-old man was shot to death in the middle of the afternoon. a second man, who was 28 years old, was wounded by the gunfire. it's unclear why those two men were targeted. but this shooting was the latest in the series of violent crimes in antioch.
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just last week, there was an 11- year-old boy wounded in a shooting. before that, there was a shooting at a house party that left seven people injured. so far this year, there have been five homicides in the city. in response tonight violence, police are planning to launching a violent crime sprergs team. people are hoping this kind of enforcement will make a difference. >> this is ridiculous. i mean, i've never seen anything like this. this is crazy. it's scary. >> reporter: but antioch's police chief says his department is facing a major hurdle. that would be a serious lack of resources. he says the city has fewer officers than other cities of similar size and the chief put out a facebook message to the community in response to this recent wave of violence and he said that many of the shootings are either gang or drug related and he also says that investigators are having troubles that many of the
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victims are uncooperative. during the first half of the year in antioch, violent crime was down 20%. over the past few weeks, the city saw this surge in shootings and there is the possibility that the antioch police department may get some help from outside law enforcement agencies to deal with the ongoing problem here. we're live in antioch, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. 8:47. a woman police say is a high- end prostitute is due in court this morning in santa cruz to face charges of murdering a google executive by pumping him with heroin. 26-year-old alex tishliman is accused of killing one of her clients, a married man with five children. investigators compared the case to a crime novel. they say she killed 51-year-old forest timothy hayes on his yacht last november by injecting a leetal doth of heroin into his -- lethal dose of heroin into his body. they believe she may have killed another man the same way
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in another state. she's being held on $1.5 million bail. let's quickly go to sal. 280 in san jose? >> it's a mess. not good. we had an earlier crash northbound 280 still there at lawrence expressway. 280 had been the nice freeway. i will show you the crash here. northbound 280 at the lawrence expressway. traffic is backed up big time out of downtown san jose. 85 is getting more use. one of the things i want to show you, 280 commute here in downtown san jose, look at how ridiculous that is trying to get up to highway 17. it's very, very slow. i would not do it if i didn't have to. i know -- you don't have a choice as to when you have to be at work. call your boss and say you are running late. let's go to 880 in oakland northbound. you can see traffic in oakland is a little better although it's a little slow here as you pass the coliseum. it gets better by the time you reach the brick wall.
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bay bridge toll plaza has cleared out for the most part. nice ten-minute drive into san francisco. the sun was shining over san jose. it's shining over the far inland east bay but many of us waking up with overcast skies into areas over the east bay areas like concord. livermore is mostly sunny. orin daup la fayette woke up with low clouds fug hugging the coastline. that's not changed. even patchy drizzle reported inside the bay. it will burn away and we'll be left with mostly sunny skies. here's sort of a look at what has changed. the ridge of high pressure to the east of us brought us that warmer weather over the weekend earlier in the week. even brought us the monsoonal moisture as it wrapped around the high pressure and moved into the bay area. now shifting out of the way has weakened some. there's low pressure off the coastline. that's strengthening. that's brought back the onshore breeze. it's brought back the low clouds and the marine layer thicker this morning than it
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was 24 hours ago. all in all, we just have a cooler pattern settling into the bay area. low clouds, fog remaining along the coastline for today. around the bay, we have mostly cloudy skies this morning but we're mostly sunny for the afternoon and temperatures will be quite mild tonight. inland areas we will be warm but areas at the warmest expected to hit maybe mid- to upper 80s not bad. 70 degrees in antioch right now. a nice mild warmup. 63 in livermore. 64 in hayward. a lot of us sort of stuck in morning. this has to to with the -- has to do with the cloud deck. 75 in novato as well as petaluma, san rafael. low 70s, san leandro, low to mid-80s. areas like walnut creek, livermore into the afternoon. 80 degrees for you san jose, 80 degrees for cupertino. it's just a beautiful day for most. 77 in redwood city. 70 san bruno. 64 san francisco. along the coast, not a lot of change going on.
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as and giants play again tonight at at&t park. partly cloudy, cool and an onshoemp breeze. bring along the jacket. the extended forecast, little to know change. thursday, friday, a slight warmup in the extended forecast as we get into your bay area weekend. back to the desk. >> thank you. ten minutes before 9:00. a fashion choice causing problems for one bay area nurse. >> he what -- what exactly is inappropriate about the dress? is it too short? too tight? >> the fallout after wearing a specific dress to work and the specific reason she believes she's being targeted.
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welcome back. 8:53. san francisco supervisors adopted laura's law legislation aimed at compelling mentally ill people to get people. the same for 19-year-old mental health worker laura wilcox. she was shot to death by a mentally ill man who resisted efforts to force him into treatment. laura's law allows family members and others to petition the department of public health to bring an individual before a judge to compel treatment. supporters say similar ordinances around the country have helped formerly homeless people stable enough to get housing. critics say it still doesn't address funding for mental health services. california's biggest insurance cup is being sewell -- company is being sued. the lawsuit claims anthem
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bluecross misled millions of pollty holders about whether -- policyholders about whether their doctors and hospitals are participating in the new obamacare plans. this lawsuit claims anthem did not tell customers that many policies don't cover medical care outside of its provider network. that means many consumers have not been able to see their regular doctors and must unexpectedly pay thousands of dollars in medical bills. a young mother and her newborn baby boy are doing well this morning after a harrowing birth right in the middle of a street in palo alto. and two women are being credited for coming to her aid. >> i heard two extremely loud screams for help. >> so elizabeth duncan and her friend looked around the corner where they saw a woman standing near a tell -- telephone pole holding something between her legs. she said she was having a baby and asked them to call 911.
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one is a trained counselor and tried to comfort the mother while they waited for paramedics to arrive. >> i thought i need to address the baby. that's when she started to really communicate with me. i asked her is it a boy or a girl? does it have a name? >> duncan said she still doesn't know the mother's name but was trying to help. she's asked her nearby yoga studio to start collecting baby clothes to donate to the children. a nurse at highland hospital may be disciplined because of her clothing. she said she was sent home twice in one week because she wore a dress that her boss called inappropriate. now, she claims the dress code policy in her employee hand book bans clothing that's overly casual revealing dirtby or torn but doesn't mention a preference with scrubs over a dress. >> i could be facing termination. >> she said she's being treated
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unfairly because other nurses through jute the hospital have -- throughout the hospital have been dress uniforms without being disciplined. the director said the supervisors have the authority to enforce dress codes but couldn't comment on this woman's specific case because she just didn't have all of the details. all right. 8:57. want to check in with sal. i did watch that world cup game yesterday. the most unbelievable thing. four goals in seven minutes. >> if you know a soccer fan from brazil or -- don't bring it up. >> yes. northbound 280 getting up to highway 17 is still a mess because of an earlier crash sat the lawrence expressway. so -- at the lawrence expressway. 880 northbound, a little bit of slow traffic. bay bridgetop toll plaza is backed up -- bay bridge toll
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plaza isbacked up. low clouds, afternoon sunshine away from the coast. temperatures cool at the coast. mild around the bay. warm inland. not a lot of change between now and the weekend. >> all right. thank you. good to see you. >> that's our report for this morning. thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. >> be sure to watch the news at noon. we'll have more on this strange story as this suspected prostitute in court right now. there are new pictures of her court appearance. she's facing seven counts in a murder case involving a google executive on his yacht. we're always here for you at ktvu.com.
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