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she ran out of the house. she said someone help me, help me. my baby. my baby. >> the efforts to save a five- year-old boy trapped in what officials are now calling a suspicious fire. we have a caltrain accident that has virtually stopped the system in burlingame. we will tell you what happened and what delays are building. he is accused of murdering a teenager, sierra lamar, and his trial to supposed to start today. will it happen? we will tell you why a delay is possible. a very busy monday morning. may 23rd. i am gasia mikaelian. >> good morning. i am dave clark. we have breaking news in the
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morning commute. a caltrain accident. sal, what happened? >> well, just about 25 minutes ago we got a tweet from caltrain that after checking it out, we found out that there was a train that hit a pedestrian on the caltrain line near california and oak grove. and now we're finding out that pedestrian has died. caltrain is announcing the train 305 was involved, and there is a bus bridge in place taking people away from the incident. so if you take caltrain this morning, there will be major delays. our reporter alex savidge is just moments away from the scene and he will have a live report from the scene coming up very shortly. all right. let's go to the rest of the traffic. westbound is backed up at the bay bridge for a 15 to 20- minute delay. there are no major problems. also looking at a commute here where traffic in san jose is off to a decent start with no problems getting up to highway 17. 7:01. let's go to steve for the bay area forecast. >> sal, thank you.
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under mostly cloudy skies. there are some sun breaks in there. it's a cool morning. a lot of 40s here on the temps here, and it's going to stay in a cool pattern through probably at least wednesday. have another little system dropping in closer to us and off the coast versus to the north where it was on the weekend, but suffice to say temperatures on cool side. mark in pleasant hill, brr, chilly this morning. two dog night for sure. happy monday. i agree. it was chilly this morning. philippe price. what a cool idea. balloon ride in napa. yes. under mostly cloudy skies. we do get some temperatures that be struggling inland. this system continues to go down the coast. but it rotates in a lot of cloud cover. so mostly cloudy. maybe a little rain certainly to the north. i don't think it will be much, but you get some sun breaks here this time of year, you can get some build-ups in the afternoon. west wind. south wind. west-southwest. so there is still a little bit of breeze in there. 40s, 50s. palo alto finally bounced off 47. stanford 44 this morning.
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santa rosa at 48 degrees. look for mostly cloudy skies, maybe some partly cloudies to the south bay. this low keeps us in a cool pattern for the next couple of days. mostly cloudy. a little breezy at times. an isolated shower or two. some sun more south and east than north and west. below normal temps. those are in the 60s low 70s. a scene of a fire that left a little five-year-old boy dead. ktvu's christian kafton live at the scene. investigators are bring ig in specially trained dogs see if the fire wraps intentionally set? >> reporter: that's right, gasia. those specially trained k-9s on scene as well as crime scene investigators. a lot of activity here at the scene of this fire from yesterday. those scenes -- the firefighters have actually up a new new barrier to create space for vehicles to come in over the course of the day. the fire claimed the life of a
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five-year-old. investigators are looking to see if the fire was set on purpose. a man fought his way into that home trying to save the boy inside. smoke started pouring out of the house 10:00 yesterday morning in the crests neighborhood in vallejo. the mother of the five-year-old and her teenage son managed to make it out, but a five-year- old boy trapped in the back bedroom. neighbors rushed into the home. a man crawled inside home and sprayed it down with a hose but he could not northbound to a little boy. a neighbor said her son tried to rescue the child as well. >> my son also, weighs the first one to try to get over the fence and his knee -- he busted his knee getting over the fence trying to get to him. >> reporter: yeah. we can see the blood that that young man suffered from an injury trying to get into the home trying to rescue the home. unfortunately, the five-year- old died by the time that fire crews found him. the mother suffering second and
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third-degree burns. she was flown to the burn center at uc davis medical center. investigators here on scene with specially trained dogs to sniff for possible signs of arson. the mother said her and her husband had an argument before the fire. investigators looking to see if there is any connection between that dispute and the fire. a great deal of activity. you might be able to see that k- 9 unit out here as well. there is going to be a long day of investigating over of the course of the day. if you have been following our progress this morning, this morning we were closer to the home and we have been pushed back twice to accommodate more investigative vehicles and more investigators expected through the day in vallejo. >> christian, going on what you said the mother told investigators, do you know whether or not the investigators have talked to the father yet? >> reporter: that's one of the things we are working to determine exactly who they have talked to, how much they have talked to the father. they have talked to the mother. we are trying to track down all of that information to find out exactly where that investigators stands at this
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point. >> okay. christian, thank you. our time is now 7:05. it's a case of kidnapping and murder, but a body has never been find. today a trial is scheduled to begin for a man accused of killing sierra lamar. ktvu fox 2's janine de la vega, you're in san jose. you're at the courthouse. a lot of people are wondering will this trial finally start? >> reporter: dave, it's possible there could be a delay. this is a high-profile case of a teenager vanished, presumed dead. the dna evidence is overwhelming. the defense for the suspect have been asking for more time to review evidence because they are tied up on other cases. garcia-torres is accused of kidnapping and murdering 15- year-old sierra lamar. she was last seen walking to her bus stop to 2012. garcia-torres has been sitting jail for four years now.
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prosecutors say sierra's dna was found in garcia-torres' car and his dna was discovered on her clothing discard inside a field. if convicted, he faces the death penalty. garcia-torres had recently asked the court for new defense attorneys because he wanted a speedy trial. he withdraw that request recently. whether or not the trial will start, it's going to be up to the judge. the hearing is scheduled for nine this morning. >> janine de la vega in san jose. thank you. time is now 7:07. the chp meantime searching for the person who fired shots on interstate 580 in richmond last night. it happened just after 5:30 on the westbound side of the freeway near rigatta boulevard. there have been several shootings on bay area freeways in the past couple of months. the police think some are gang related. if you have any information, call the chp.
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time is 7:08 senator hill and supporters will rally today for a bill that would require ignition interlock devices for all convicted dwi offenders. it's set for a hearing on friday. senator hill says the bill must be passed by that day in order to be brought to the full senate for decision. they test the breath of driver and prevent the car from starting if the driver has been drinking. there is a pilot program in four counties, including alameda. if you watched the game you know the warriors were blown out yesterday. 133-105 but the oklahoma city thunder. now they are going to try to do what they have had to do most of the season. come back strong after a loss. steph curry led the team with 24 point. but kevin durrant and russell westbrook combined for 66 points for okc. game four is tomorrow night. >> i didn't think any of our guys competed at the level not
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just in terms of how hard we're playing, but in terms of using our brains and moving the ball and making them work. we didn't do any of that. >> it was just a bad, you know, flow out there. and we couldn't stop it. and on the road, you know, have you do something about stopping runs, just like we did in game two. >> and today the nba is expected to review this play. watch closely. yeah. that led to draymond green being called for a flagrant foul. now, green was fouled by steven adams while driving to the basket. he ended up kicking adams in the groin. green says it was an accident. he was just following through on his shot. but if the nba thinks a suspension is warranted, draymond green would be out for tomorrow's game. san jose sharks hoping to bounce back from a loss. their western conference series with the st. louis blues is tied up at two after the blues won game four 6-3 on saturday in san jose. the series is now back in st.
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louis. game five is at 5:00 tonight. game six is wednesday back at home in san jose. time is now 7:10. a break in the case of a missing father from millbrae. his body was found 90 miles from his home. in 20 minutes the raid that took place over the weekend that led to two arrests. first the last time we met this little boy he was ten years old. had just received his high school diploma. up next the tough decision he is now facing. the child prodigy two years later is off to another big step in life. we are looking at a major problem on caltrain this morning. this is causing big delays. we will tell you more straight ahead. and another low kind of dropping down the coast giving some light rain parts of the mendocino coast and a lot of clouds here. we will talk about a cool forecast.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". 7:12. a verdict expected this morning in the trial of a baltimore police officer charged in the death of freddie gray. edward nero is one of six officers charged in the case. prosecutors kay he unlawfully rested gray and he was negligent by putting him in the back of a police van with no seat belt. gray died from a spinal injury after his arrest. nero's lawyers says he didn't arrest gray and it was the van driver's responsibility to buckle in freddie gray. in the race for the white house now presidential frontrunners donald trump and hillary clinton are clashing over the issue of gun control. the national rifle association just endorsed trump, and trump told the nra's annual meeting hillary clinton would prevent law-abiding citizens from owning guns. clinton called trump's position
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on the second amendment dangerous saying he promotes guns in classrooms. >> she is reading off a teleprompter. she always does. she doesn't have her own words. she talked about guns in classrooms. i don't want to have guns in classrooms, although in some cases teachers should have guns in classrooms. >> as long as children anywhere are being killed by gun violence, we will keep fighting for our kids because they deserve a president who stands up for them. >> while democrats and republicans have not yet officially selected their nominees, the latest polls show a tight race between clinton and trump. former president bill clinton is campaigning in california this week for his wife hillary clinton. yesterday bill clinton appeared in bakersfield at the united farm workers convention. today he will attend a fundraiser in sacramento and will be in fremont tomorrow. wednesday hillary clinton is set to attend a fundraiser in atherton. we don't know if there will be any public campaign rallies for
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clinton supporters in the bay area. an update about a 12-year- old sacramento boy who has big decision to make to go to uc davis or uc santa cruz. we introduced you to him two years ago. that's when he was graduating high school. well, now he has earned three degrees from a community college and he has been accepted to two uc schools. he was just seven years old when he started studying at american river college. at first the professors didn't want him in class because he was only seven, but he was later allowed to go to class as long as his mom came with him. well, tanesh plans to study biomedical engineering and he wants to become a doctor by the time he is 18 years old. time is 7:15. we follow breaking news on the peninsula. major problems. to give you a first look at that scene, we go to sal castaneda. >> right now we have a fatality
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on the caltrain tracks in burlingame. train number 305 hit a pedestrian near california drive in oak grove which crosses the track here very close to burlingame high school. the traffic is going to be affected or the trains, i should say, are going to be affected on caltrain. caltrain is running a bus bridge between millbrae and hayward park station in san mateo in both directions and picking up passengers. ktvu's alex savidge is now on the scene speaking with authorities. we are going to find out a little bit more about what happened. but we know for sure that this is a major delay for caltrain. let's move along and take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. you see he that traffic is backed up for about a 20 to 25- minute delay. there are no major problems as you drive through. we are also looking at interstate 880. the traffic here hasn't become really slow just yet. southbound traffic slow from 238. northbound looks good from san leandro to oakland. 7:16.
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let's go to steve. >> all right. sal, thank you, sir. a lot of cloud cover here. some sun breaks in there. a little bit more towards the south bay. still looking for a partly to mostly cloudy day and continued cool. there is a little bit of rain kind of skirting along the mendocino coast and that will play into our weather today. bill manning south of fort bragg on the mendocino coast. good morning, steve. very light rain this morning. very light, i would think. but if you are near the coast, you might have a better opportunity today because that's where that system is. the one we had on the weekend was up north and that was inland, which is why it hammered areas to the sierra nevada and also for some around here. this is on the coast. so that is rotating in some cloud cover and a little bit of rain there. not a lot, but it's certainly in the forecast today. it will be with us for a couple of days. the breeze is there. you get a little bit of a westerly breeze for some. sfo, hayward, west-southwest for livermore. south wind in san jose. 40s and 50s. a cool, cool pattern here. you can see right there on the
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mendocino coast some light rain. now starting to pop up, it looks like, over the mendocino coast and also into mendocino county and then lake county and that's what's going to happen for us as well as that low continues to rotate around. as it does de-stabilizes the atmosphere. cooler air aloft. mostly cloudy. a little breezy at times. some sun here, but temperatures staying cool. 60s, upper 60s and low 70s. way below average for this time of year, especially for inland areas and just slightly closer to the coast and bay. looks like this is going to be the pattern for a couple of days. temperatures will be struggling to warm up past about 70 even well inland. all the way through wednesday. then it does look better as that low kicks out finally to the south. thursday into the weekend does look mostly sunny and warmer. >> boy, this was a cool weekend. >> it was. >> really cool. >> and breezy, yes. >> all right. time is 7:18. summer's almost here. some people may be turning to a fitbit to get into shape. but coming up in 20 minutes, a lawsuit now underway.
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it challenges the accuracy of fitbit. and the search continues for the wreckage of egyptair flight 804 as well as the remains of those people on board. how concerns are rising about air flight security overseas and at home.
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welcome back. 7:21 a search goes on for the black boxings on that egyptair flight. it went down with 66 people on
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board. we still don't know why the plane went down. some members of congress say there is evidence of a terror attack, but egypt's president says it's too early to speculate. the crash has raised new concerns about airport security overseas and here at home. >> even hand security at last point of departure airports and it's important for the public to know that every flight, the plane, the cargo, passengers on a flight bound to the united states has to be screened to u.s. standards. >> yesterday egypt sent a submarine to the mediterranean to help search for the plane's flight recorders. today president obama said this should send a signal. monsour was in a car in southwestern partly cloudy. his officials say his car had been targeted. u.s. and coalition forces blamed him for attacks that
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have killed thousands of people during the last few years. there is no indication who may become the new taliban lead near more than six months since the deadly terror attacks in paris. people are still recovering. 130 people were killed. hundreds more hurt last november in a series of coordinated attacks at a concert hall, stadium, restaurants and bars. this time of year the city is bustling with tourists. many say shops and restaurants across paris are unusually quiet. this comes after suicide bombings in brussels in march and last week's crash of angie flight that took off from charles de gaulle airport in paris raisin concerns about terrorism. the brother of one of the brussels airport suicide bombers is going to compete for belgium at the upcoming olympic games in brazil. he can be seen here in a taekwondo championship. his older brother blew himself up at the brussels airport in march. the younger brother said his
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older brother went to syria in 2013 and cut off all contact with his family. 7:24. san francisco's new acting police chief holds his first community meeting. up next the promises he made about police reform.
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welcome back. 7:26. i am gasia mikaelian. >> i am dave clark.
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we want to go back to breaking news on the peninsula. major problems on caltrain. a person was hit and killed on the tracks. alex savidge, you're in burlingame. who do you know? >> reporter: good morning. an active investigation underway in burlingame this morning. this is the scene behind us. you can see you have police officers. you have the fire department personnel and also members of caltrain who are out here investigating this accident that happened this morning. a man struck and killed by a northbound caltrain. northbound 305 train that struck this person who was walking across the tracks for some reason. we understand this was an adult. a man who was hit and killed here. as you can see, a large-scale investigation is underway. all trains are stopped in this area for the time being. of course, that will have a major impact on the commute. just to give you a sense of where we are, we are right
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between the millbrae station and the burlingame station at the oak grove avenue crossing. all trains are stopped. a bus bridge has been set up by samtrans to get people between those two stations who normally would use caltrain. a short time ago i had a chance to speak to a man who was riding by on his bike this morning to get up to the millbrae station because of the fact the trains were stopped. >> we were there. everybody need to take off. and the train would be waiting in millbrae. for most of the people that would take off the train and then waiting for the bus and they would shut them down to millbrae to get the train out of the way to san francisco the because i have a bike, make most sense i just bike from san mateo to millbrae to catch the train. >> reporter: so again this is one of the people who is forced to find another way to get between the millbrae -- excuse
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me, between the burlingame station and million grey station because all cal trains are stopped in this area. a person, a man struck and killed by a train this morning. you can see investigators are out here with caltrain and also the fire department, the sheriff's department, as well, investigating the exact circumstances. there are yellow gates, you guys, that close and let people know when a train is going by, that you aren't supposed to be crossing here. it appears that they were operational. of course, that will be a part of the long-term investigation mere. again a man struck and killed by a train and now buses are in place to get people where they need to go this morning. if people use caltrain on the peninsula, this is going to be quite a headache this morning, sal. >> that's right. alex. thank you very much. i want to show you the map that alex spoke about. i will show you the traffic or the train system, pardon me, between million millbrae and
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station park. the cities stations in the -- the stations in the middle are at operational. and trains are turning around. so the trains are coming down to here and then making the turn back up and then the trains from the north are coming up to hayward park and then making -- heading back down the peninsula. so there is a void here that's filled by buses on caltrain. obviously, that is going to make for a big delay on the system and you might want to think about doing another way this morning rather than caltrain if you are already out there. that's what's going to happen. let's go to other live pictures now. bay bridge toll plaza is backed up to the macarthur maze. the metering lights are on. also this morning we are looking at a commute that's a little bit slow on 280 northbound up to highway 17. northbound 101 slow traffic from about the capitol expressway in pockets up to mountain view. 7:30. let's go to steve for weather. >> thank you. we do have some light rain on the mendocino coast thanks to
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ernie. called in from fort bragg. we appreciate that. yeah. and more sun towards the south, but another lull is moving into the picture here and that's going to continue the cool trend on the temps. pretty chilly for some. 40s, 50s, maybe some partly sunnies south, but mostly cloudies to the north. i think this is a sign of things to come for us a little later. you can see from along the mendocino coast fort bragg southward. it's associated with a low tracking parallel to the coast. a lot of cloud cover and cool air aloft. now, so a mostly cloudy pattern and continued cooling. rather breezy at times. not too nutty, if you will. southwest and 10. there will be a little onshore breeze today. 40s, 50s on the temps. we are slow to recover. look for a mostly cloudy to cloudy pattern to the north. some partly sunnies to the south. but this lull stays in our weather pattern probably
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through at least tuesday night, maybe wednesday. mostly cloudy. breezy at times. some isolated showers. some light rain. some sun south, but temperatures remaining below normal for everybody here. 60s or very 70s. back to the news with dave and gasia. >> steve, thank you. time is 7:32. now we are learning more about the death of keith green. the father from millbrae. police raided a home in hillsboro early saturday morning. they arrested tiffany lee, green's ex-girlfriend. green's roommate reported his missing april 28. a hiker found green's cell phone in golden gate park the next day and then green's body was found on may 11th along the sonoma county freeway. the san mateo county jail official told ktvu that tiffany lee's current boyfriend has also been arrested in connection with green's death. he is pocketed to be charged -- expecting be charged with murder. san francisco's new acting police chief toney chaplin wants to rebuild trust in the
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police department. yesterday he started by meeting members of the third baptist church. he says communication is the first step towards building that trust. church members say relations between the police department and people who live in the city have been strained after several deadly officer-involved shootings in the next few months. he says changes will come quickly in the department. >> some get it right away. those are the officers that go to the schools and they do what they are supposed to do. some get it sooner or later. those are the ones that may slip up a little bit. we can train them. some never get it. those are the ones we want to send to the commission and say they be separated from the police department. >> people said they liked what they heard. they said they want to be included in the section process for whoever is chosen. 7:33. a developing story out of monterey county. firefighters battling a wildfire fueled by strong winds. it started about 3:30 yesterday afternoon near soledad.
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look at that picture posted by calfire on twitter. the fire spread to almost 4,000 acres in a couple of hours, and it's only 20% contained. so far we haven't heard of any injuries or homes being threatened. meantime, the chp says all lanes of westbound 580 in livermore are back open again. but that's after a car fire. it happened last night along 580 and flynn road north near the lawrence livermore laboratory. flames spread to nearby brush. firefighters were called in. it burned about ten acres, but no one was hurt. today is the deadline for californians to register to vote for the june 7th presidential primary. but supporters of bernie sanders are suing to extend that deadline until election day. a lawsuit claims there is a lot of confusion about the state's presidential primary rules. especially for voters registered for many preference. many don't know they can request a democratic ballot. if they don't they get a
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primary ballot with no presidential ballots. supporters want a public awareness campaign. >> a lot of people have got their vote by mail ballot, and they don't have bernie on it because they are no party preference. >> the secretary of state says he hasn't seen the lawsuit yet but says it's unrealistic. he adds his office has posted information for voters online in press releases and on social media. 7:35. president obama, who is now in vietnam, lifted a ban on selling weapons to vietnam. the president made the announcement during his three- day visit to that country and said that both sides have established a level of trust and cooperation. this is seen as an attempt by the u.s. to counter the growing influence of china in southeast asia. >> the united states is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to vietnam that has been in place for some 50 years. sales will need to still meet
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strict requirements, including those related to human rights. >> president obama also announced today that for the first time since the vietnam war peace corps volunteers will now be invited into vietnam. an alumnus of san jose state is among five people who died during a music festival in the philippines. the only american who died is identified this morning as 33- year-old eric miller who is seen here on his linkedin page. he graduated from san jose in 2005. he moved to the philippines. he was attending a concert in a suburb of manila over the weekend when he and four other people at the concert collapsed. this morning the cause of his death is under investigation. police warning people in burlingame be on alert after two dogs had to be rescued from a coyote.
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police say the coyote may have been protecting its pups from those two dogs. now, police were able to scare the coyote off. they escorted the hikers out of the park. police are now reminding everybody pets should always be fed indoors and when they are out on a walk they should be on a leash. they also say hikers shouldn't be afraid of scaring coyotes with either loud noises or bright lights. 7:37. researchers are still trying to figure out exactly why so many whales are being spot inside the bay these days. "the chronicle" reports there have been a record number of sight ins. researchers docked along the embarcadero counted 60 per day. they say they have had been ten blue whale sightings in the last week. experts believe it's because the whales are hungry and they are following prey. time is 7:37. four years after a man was arrested for the kidnapping and killing of sierra lamar, his trial is finally scheduled to
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begin. what garcia-torres is face nothing a man attacked by a bear lives to tell about it. still following some major delays on caltrain and also looking at some of the roads out there. getting a little bit more crowded on 80 westbound as you head to the macarthur maze. well, another cool pattern in place even with some sun breaks here. we will still have a mostly cloudy day. there is some rain on the mendocino coast. we will see if any makes it down here. hi. is the internet still out? yes! i have nothing. come on! work together. work together. work together. do you got anything? i don't have anything. no i don't have anything. please come back internet. i love you. i love you so much. just come back. please. please.
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southern city of aiden. a suicide car bomber targeted a line of men outside an army recruitment center. a second bomber detonated his explosive among a kuip of recruits waiting outside the home of a army commander should a tour bus carrying women from a church group turned over in san bernardino. that injured at least 20 people. this happened yesterday afternoon along state route 330. they were returning from a church retreat in the mountains back to the church in downey. they were part of a caravan of 200 women. all of those injured are expected to survive. at had point investigators are looking into what caused that bus to overturn. 7:41. police in pittsburg have a way to keep people safe when they meet with buyers or sellers on craigslist. according to advanced interactive media group, more than 100 people have been killed as a result of interactions from craigslist. now, while there haven't been any major craigslist robberies reported in pittsburg, there
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have been craigslist victims here in the bay area who have been targeted and held up. so the police department has created safe zones where people can meet to carry out their transactions. >> it's a simple concept. it's, you know, if you want to purchase something on the internet and don't feel comfortable going to somebody's house, come to the police department. we have two parking stalls that are marked. identifiable. if it's in the nighttime, it's a well lit area. it's right in front of the police department and it's under 24 hour surveillance. >> the police say those officers won't be there during the transaction, but there will be plenty of them walking around these safe zones. time is 7:42. a class-action lawsuit and a new study claim fitbit's popular heart rate trackers are highly inaccurate. >> pam cook is back in the studio with that study, pam, and how the company is responding. >> researchers at cal poly pomona did the study. they tested the heart rates of
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43 healthy adults. the researchers placed fitbit's pure pulse heart rate monitors that use the company's surge watches and charge hr bands on each of the adults' wrists. they were hooked up to a machine that records the heart's rhythm or ekg. that report was then compared to the readings on the fitbit bands, and the results show that fitbits miscalculated the heart rates by up to 20 beats per minute. the study was commissioned by the law firm that is behind the class-action lawsuit against three fitbit models that used that pure pulse heart monitor. now, fitbit has responded to the study on giz modeo. it calls it biased and bayless. it reads, quote, it was paid for by plaintiffs lawyers who are suing fitbit and cop ducted with a consumer grade
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electrocardiogram. not a true clinical device. customers and doctors agree that you have to take some of this information with a grain of salt. of course, it is used as a fitness tool. not the end-all. especially if you have a heart condition and you want to clearly monitor that. and it's kind of interesting because this is the fitbit of one of our directors. >> oh, really? >> you know, it monitors your steps. >> right. >> he has about 200 steps when he is driving his car. plenty of articles about that saying, yes, if you hit a bumpy road. >> i see. >> so you're not walking while you're driving. it's not completely accurate. again kind of interesting. but not just taken lightly now. a class-action lawsuit. and the study is very interesting with the heart rate because some people might be counting on this. especially if you have a heart condition or something you are monitoring closely. >> there is a greater awareness in your physical activity or lack thereof when you are wearing that thing. >> right. that's what our producer says.
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she says at least it keeps me -- >> it's like guilt on your wrist to remind you what you are not doing. >> there you go. guilt on your wrist. >> thank you, pam. time is 7:45. a man in alaska lucky to be live after a brown bear attacked him. this is kenny on right. he was getting water during a camping trip when the bear charged towards him, clawed his leg, crushed his shoulder blade, and bit his head. >> i was facing the bear the whole time as it was running. i just remember the sounds really vividly. i remember hearing it. i remember the sound of it breathing. i remember, you know, the sound of it snarling. >> he will never forget that. stec k's wife and others were yelling. the bear let him go. his wife and three other people on the camping trip are nurses. so they were able to do first- aid immediately before help arrived. he spent four days in the
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hospital. he has a long recovery ahead, but says he is already doing better than he thought he would. this next story was an actual wild goose chase. oakland police are calling it their slowest pursuit ever. >> that car didn't stall out. police posted this video to their facebook page yesterday. they added the music, of course. baby geese are felonious fowl. they are trying to cross 80 yesterday morning. officers very slowly chased them off the road and channeled the goslings back to the bay. in the end, no injuries were reported. >> took very careful care. all right. time is 7:46. let's go back to sal. you have had your hands full this morning. a lot going on in the commute. >> yeah. we have that caltrain incident where a pedestrian was fatally struck by train number 305 this morning earlier. now caltrain is not running
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trains between the millbrae transit center and san mateo. most of the people are going south. some people are going north. and we do have a bus bridge between those stations here, but the trains are turning around at millbrae and san mateo. that means there are major delays on caltrain this morning because of the incident right near the burlingame station here. and that's what happened. alex savidge is on the scene and he is going to have more for us coming up shortly. let's go out and take a look at the commute in san francisco along southbound 101. we do have some slow traffic there as you head south out of the city. we haven't had any major problems here, but traffic is going to be bunching up leaving the city. a commute at the bay bridge that's still robust. it's backed up out to the macarthur maze. and the metering lights are on. i want to mention that there is a crash in the southbound 85 north of camden avenue. sorry, northbound 58 at camden. watch for traffic there.
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we will talk more about that next time around. 7:47. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you. mostly cloudy. partly sunny here. some rain to the north, but it looks like we are going to stay into a cool pattern through at least wednesday. this system different from the one we had over the weekend. that one was to the north up in northern california, northeast california. gave some wild variety of weather over the weekend. this one is tracking parallel to the coast. so a little bit of light rain along the mendocino coast. nothing too heavy, but there is some in there. some that have will continue to slide towards sonoma and marin. a lot of this is offshore. we get some breaks in the clouds. it also ushers in cooler air aloft, which keeps the theme of cool temps going. off the coast some of these will swing in. some partly sunnies and mostly cloudy. you get the system like this in may towards the end of may and it doesn't take much to get the atmosphere to bubble up a little bit. there will be a breeze here. nothing too crazy. it's still there. 40s, 50s on the temps. slow to recover here.
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we had a lotov 40s this -- a lot of 40s on the morning. now mainly 50s. stanford is now 47. palo alto that's closer towards the bay at 52. low 50s atherton. mid 50s san mateo and belmont. woodside cool there at 48 degrees. 27 up in truckee. by the way, norden on friday had 13 inches of snow. 50 ukiah. 51 arcata. monterey 52. so a little cool there. that's because of this system which is then spreading in a few sprinkles. also towards willits and then also i would think in the lake county, you might get a little bit of shower activity. nothing too great. there will be another low barreling around it as this moves in. there will be another one coming in keeps us going tuesday into wednesday. that was the main low on the weekend. that's ejected out. here comes another one on down the coast. as it does that keeps us in this pattern. mostly cloudy. cool, breezy with some light rain. possibility of some thundershowers. i would think more north and east. not so much by the coast.
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and a few one-hundreths through wednesday morning. some drizzle. some of that will be in the shower activity. sacramento and ukiah with a .09. after wednesday it moves out. watch the cloud cover here. occasionally showers pop up north bay. the cloud cover never really goes anywhere through wednesday. we are looking for a cloudy, mostly cloudy pattern. occasionally rain to the north. i think that's probablely the area that will be the most focused or under the mic scope for any shower activity. tuesday into wednesday it stays there. cloudy to mostly cloudy. below normal temps. upper 50s. low 60s to very low 70s. i mean, if clearlake and vacaville are 70, 72, that tells you this is a cool pattern. same for brentwood out to livermore. 63 alameda. 63 berkeley. oakland 65. 67 san jose with a little bit of sun. upper 60s or low 70s. 50s, 60s on the coast. 60s on the peninsula. woodside close to 70.
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not much change through wednesday. it looks like improving weather and near normal temps by the weekend. >> so gasia can run her ten miles today? >> she sure can. >> it was never a run. it used to be a jog. it's been downgraded to a walk. i am still getting it done. >> as long as you get there. >> thank you. too kind. 7:51. more shots fired in the east bay on the freeway there. ahead what the latest went off, and why chp investigators have a lot to say about this most recent incident. first, why the san diego gay men's chorus wants an investigation of the padres and major league baseball because of something that happened this weekend at a padres game.
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when the rapper drake showed up for an impromptu performance and the crowd started to push towards the v.i.p. area where johnny manziel was partying. tmz reports he was pushed and he threw a punch. he is now on bail on a domestic violence charge. madonna honored prince last night singing "nothing compares 2 u." >> ♪ it's been seven hours and 15 days since you took your love away ♪. >> stevie wonder joined madonna on stage and they sang "purple rain." prince and mad donna reportedly dated in the '80s. adele and justin bieber won best artist awards. top group went to one direction. the san diego gay men's
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chorus wants the padres and major league baseball to investigate what they call a possible hate crime. watch. >> ♪ what so proudly we hailed and the twilight's last gleaming ♪. >> this is what happened when the singers were set to perform the national anthem. you heard a recording of a woman's voice being broadcast on the ballpark's pa system. when the chorus was escorted off the field they were taunted with homophobic slurs. the padres apologized saying it was a mistake made in the ballpark's control room. in san francisco one of the final pieces is being put on what will be the city's tallest statue. the head will be lifted on this sculpture of venus. this is a drawing of what it will look like. it will be 92 feet tall. it will until the courtyard at trinity place. a new apartment complex in the mid market area. venus will be the centerpiece of one of city's biggest
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collections of public art. this sculpture is almost as tall as the statue of liberty. the play under review by just about everybody for the warriors. it could hurt the warriors even more. we will tell you why investigators are spending a second day at a deadly fire in vallejo.
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come out. he said i got save this baby and he wouldn't come out. by that time the smoke just engulfed over him. >> it was just, you know, between the smoke and the heat, i just, you know, i tried to hold my breath and go further and i couldn't. >> you know, at that point it might as well be a mile way. >> a community mourning after neighbors tried to save a child trapped in an aggressive weekend house fire, but the investigation is just starting as to how that fire started. it is our big story this morning. >> it is. and in three minutes we will bring in ktvu's christenson he has been following developments all morning long. breaking traffic news. sal, what's the latest on what happened with caltrain? >> well, a person was hit this morning by a caltrain in burlingame about an hour and a half ago now, and obviously that stopped caltrain service in burlingame. we do have pretty big delays on caltrain. this happened along the system.
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see if i can get you the map here just to show you. these are live pictures of the scene. you can see firefighters are on the tracks along with caltrain investigators trying to figure out what happened here. one of the things that we do know is that the victim, we were told by authorities, was an adult male who was hit as he was crossing the tracks right near burlingame high school. our reporter alex savidge is actually speaking with caltrain passengers who have been, you know, severely delayed, as you might imagine, between millbrae and san mateo. there is a bus bridge between both directions. and the trains are only going down to millbrae or up to san mateo and then turning around. so there is no service between millbrae and san mateo. it is a bus bridge causing major delays. we will have more on this coming up from our reporter who is speaking with passengers. let's go out and take a look at some of the rest of the traffic commute here. you will see the traffic is going to be busy at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are also looking at a
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commute that is going to be busy in the east bay and on 237. fremont milpitas area slow. camden avenue also slow traffic because of an earlier traffic. let's go to steve. thank you. under mostly cloudy skies here this morning. some sun breaks in there, but it does looks like mostly cloudy and a continuation of this cool pattern probably through at least wednesday. then it does look better. very light rain on the mendocino coast. hasn't made it to point arena yesterday. ukiah, willis, lake county, upper lake. farther north a better opportunity and farther west because this system is going right along the coast. there it is. now if it keeps tracking south, it would be mostly cloudy, partly sunny. but it sends in little bands there and it's going to hang out for a couple of days as it continues to rotate like spokes in a wheel. instability and cool air in place. that's not going to budge much. the breeze for some.
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west 13 sfo, west 10 at hayward. 50s on the temps. upper 50s. i mean, a couple, what, five days ago we were about 74-75 on some of the temps at 8:00. that's not the case now. east bay temps had a lot of 40s this morning. lafayette made it to 44 this morning. now 50. mid 50s for most or low 50s. san ramon 51. that's our system right there. it will give us a lot of cloud cover right there. there will be another one behind that to keep the beat going. mostly cloudy. some sun in there. staying cool. late rain or isolated showers. 60s and low 70s. back over to gasia and dave. >> thank you. time is 8:03. police and fire investigators are back at a vallejo home where a five-year-old boy tragically died in a weekend fire. it's the second day of their investigation. >> it is. and fox 2's christian kafton has been there since early this morning. officials want to know if the fire was deliberately set. >> reporter: if you take a
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look, you can see that there are a lot of investigators here that have been coming and going. the specially trained k-9s are trained to sniff out accelerants, going in and out of that home this morning. that fire claimed the life of a five-year-old boy. investigators looking to see if it was set on purpose. there were moments of heroism through this fire. a man tried to save that boy. neighbors called 911 after the mother who lived in the home rushed out of the home and said her child was trapped inside. all that happened around 10:00 yesterday morning. the mother of that five-year- old and her teenage son made it out of the home alive, but the five-year-old boy never made it out of a back bedroom. neighbors rushed into the home. one neighbor telling us this morning her son tried to get inside but injured himself. another man managed to crawl inside the home and spray it down with a hose, but still he could not save that little boy. >> there was a hose outside the porch. i turned the hose on. hosed her off real good. asked her where the baby was.
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i could only get halfway through the living room, you know. between the smoke and the heat, i just -- you know, i tried to hold my breath and go for it and i couldn't. >> reporter: a lot of neighbors trying their best to get inside that home but it was too late by the time fire crews got inside the home. the mother suffered second and third-degree burns and was flown to the burn center at uc davis medical center. today investigators here with that specially trained dog that can sniff for signs of arson. the neighbor did -- the mother told neighbors that her husband and she had an argument before that fire broke out. investigators looking to see if there is any connection between that dispute and the fire that broke out here yesterday morning. again looking at this fire scene you can see that investigators are here. again, guys, we told you all morning long we have been pushed back a number of times to accommodate more investigative vehicles. vallejo fire and police are on scene at this fire. we will continue to monitor developments and bring them to
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you as soon as we can. >> thank you. time is 8:06. the trial for a man accused of killing morgan hill teenager sierra lamar four years ago is supposed to start. there have been a lot of delays and there may be more. >> ktvu fox 2's janine de la vega is there to tell us what is expected to happen in court. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, dave. yeah, there is a lot of speculation that this trial may be delayed again. family of sierra lamar has sort of learned not to get their hopes up because it has been pushed back before. it appears that the suspect antolin garcia torres, he has been frustrated with his defense attorneys because he recently asked for new ones. his public defenders had told the court that they needed more time because they were busy working on other unrelated cases. but garcia torres reportedly withdrew that request for new attorneys. so now it's going to be up to the judge to decide whether to degree to delay the trial again
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or to go forward. garcia torres has been sitting in jail since his arrest in 2012. prosecutors say they are ready for trial. the district attorney's office says it has dna evidence from garcia torres' car and sierra's clothing links him to her. volunteers have held hundreds of organized searches, but the 15-year-old's body has never been found. those volunteers have shown up to court before for proceedings, but they may again today. the trial has a lot of public interest. this is a teenager that vanished. the suspect has been behind bars for more than four years. the family really has been waiting for closure for a long time. this hearing starts at 9:00 a.m. >> janine, are you getting any sense that family of sierra lamar might be attending this court appearance as they have so many previous to this? >> reporter: you know, they weren't showing up for proceedings in the past. they said they wanted to wait until the trial got started. so, yeah, it is possible that they could show up. they are probably listening to what the d.a.'s office is
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telling them as far as what's gonna happen today. but when the trial actually does get underway, they do plan on being here. that's what we have been told. >> thank you. time is 8:08. this just came in. baltimore police officer edward nero has just been acquitted of assault and other charges in the arrest of freddie gray. freddie gray died after being injured in police custody. officer nero was one of six police officers charged. you see him here in file video. prosecutors say nero unlawfully arrested freddie gray and that he was negligent by putting him in the back of a police van with no seatbelts. according to an autopsy, gray died from a spinal injury after his arrest. nero's lawyers said he did not arrest gray and that it was the van driver's responsibility to buckle in freddie gray. again officer nero, one of the baltimore police officers in the freddie gray case, has just been acquitted of charges. we will have more on this story a little bit later.
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time is 8:09. the chp is searching for the person who fired shots on interstate 580 in richmond last night. this happened after 5:30 in the westbound lanes of the freeway near am regatta boulevard. investigators are also searching for any possible victims. there have been several shootings on bay area freeways in the past few months and police tell us they think some of them are gang related. anyone with information is asked to call the chp. your time is 8:09. police in sausalito arrested a paroleee seen prowling around a neighborhood looking into homes and knocking on doors. police were called about a suspicious person walking around crescent avenue between main street and sausalito boulevard. they say 28-year-old derek oliver was arrested. he was already on parole for burglary and was about to be sentenced for two other burglaries last year in napa county. well, tomorrow night the golden state warriors hope to continue their trend of bouncing back from a loss.
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yesterday they were blown out by the oklahoma city thunder. that was game three last night. the warriors trailed by as many as 41 points at one time. steph curry led the team with 24 points. but kevin durant and russell westbrook combined for 66 point for okc. >> i didn't think any of our guys competed at the level not just in terms of how hard we're playing, but in terms of using our brains and moving the ball and making them work. we didn't do any of that. >> it was just a bad, you know, flow out there. and we couldn't stop it. and on the road, you know, you have to do something about stopng runs, just like we did in game two. >> today the nba's expect today review this play everybody's talking about. it led to draymond green being hit with a flagrant foul. green was fouled by steven adams while driving to the basket. he ended up kicking adams in
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the groin. draymond said it was an accident. he was following through on a shot. if the nba thinks a suspension is warranted, draymond green could be out for tomorrow's game. after tonight, either the san jose sharks or the st. louis blues will be one win away from the stanley cup finals. the series is tied up at 2-2 after the blues beat the sharks 6-3 in game four saturday in san jose. the series is back in st. louis for game five at 5:00 tonight. game six will be wednesday in san jose. time is 8:11. a break in the case of a father from millbrae found dead up in sonoma county. in 23 minutes, the raid over the weekend that led to two arrests. plus, the search continues for the black boxes from the injury plane that crashed last week. the impact the crash is having on airport security overseas and here at home. good morning. we are looking at some caltrain delays and also some delays on the road as we look at high school 24. pretty busy on the way over to
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8:14. this morning the search continues for the black boxes on board the plane that crashed last week. the egyptair flight crashed in the mediterranean sea last thursday with 66 people on
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board. at this point investigators still don't know why that plane went down. some members of congress say there is evidence of a terrorist attack, but egypt's president says it's too early to speculate. the crash has raised new concerns about airport security overseas and here at home. >> we have enhanced security at last point of departure airports, and it's important for the public to know that every flight, the plane, the cargo, passengers on a flight bound to the united states has to be screened to u.s. standards. >> just yesterday egypt sent a submarine to the mediterranean sea to help search for the plane's flight recorders. let's go back to sal. your hands are full. you are watching highway 101 and everything else. >> that's right. we have a lot of slow traffic on this monday commute, dave and gasia. let's begin in san francisco and take a look at highway 101. you will see that traffic is going to be busy southbound as you leave the city. we also have slow traffic
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getting into the city via the bay bridge westbound, although that's improving a little bit, as you can see. the 880 ramps are okay. some of these lanes are beginning to clearing out and hopefully soon we will see less of a backup at -- getting into san francisco. as we look at the east bay, we see a lot of slow traffic here on 80 westbound. all of a sudden it fill filled in from hercules. 24 is a little bit slow and 680 is slow from concord into the alamo area. it's not unusual. it took a while to fill in the east bay. 8:16. let's go to steve. >> sal, thank you. sunny support some. looks like from northern marin county and sonoma and the south bay. but a lot of partly to mostly cloudies in between. there has been some light rain. not a big deal. but some on the mendocino coast. also looks like over towards parts of mendocino county and lake county. not a big deal. but there is a low moving along the coast and that's going to continue to give us cool temps
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for a while. probably all the way through wednesday and then a little rebound by thursday. so for some the sun is there. any time you get a low coming in this time of year, that's going to give cloud cover later on in the afternoon. days are pretty long right now. that doesn't take much. there will be a breeze in the forecast here today. west or south as that low begins to move over the coast and down the coast as well. 50s on the temps. no 60s yet. 55 san jose. 53 santa rosa. a lot of 40s this morning. north bay temps 50. napa 52. one upper 40s. kelseyville holding on there. 53 windsor. 53 sebastopol. the cloud cover associated with the lows, sending rain on fort bragg. there is another one right there. that little spin in the atmosphere, that will keep things going. the low to the west. there is a little difference in the end result of this. but we do get clouds to mostly cloudy conditions.
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breezy at times and there might be some light rain or shower activity. a couple one-hundreths will probably cover it. brief rain or light showers. heavier to the east. so sun and clouds. staying cool. light rain. afternoon showers. looks like more clouds develop in the afternoon here as we go mostly cloudy. but partly sunny now for some. 60s to 70s. clearlake only 70. 72 vacaville. although 60s as well to low 70s even towards antioch, brentwood and oakland. same for gilroy. 60s mainly on the peninsula. not much change through wednesday. it does look better thursday going into the holiday weekend. >> that's sounds good. thank you. time is 8:18. in the race for the white house presidential frontrunners downtown and hillary clinton are clashing over gun control. trump told the nra annual meeting hillary clinton would
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prevent law-abiding citizens from owning a gun. hillary clinton in the meantime spoke at an event for women whose children had been killed by guns. she called trump's position on the second amendment dangerous saying he supports allowing guns in classrooms to protect children from school shooters. >> she is reading off a teleprompter. she always does. she really doesn't have her own words. and she talked about guns in classrooms. i don't want have guns in classrooms, although in some cases teachers should have guns in classrooms. >> we will keep fighting for our kids because they deserve a president who stands up for them. >> now, while both democrats and republicans have not officially selected their nominees, the latest polls show a really tight race between clinton and trump. former president bill clinton is campaigning here in california this week for his wife hillary clinton. just yesterday bill clinton appeared in bakersfield. today he will attend a fundraiser that is set to
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happen in sacramento. then he will be in san francisco and fremont tomorrow. on wednesday hillary clinton is scheduled to attend a fundraiser in atherton. at this point we don't know if there will be any public campaign rallies for clinton supporters in the bay area. all right. our time is 8:20. a san francisco landlord is sued by the city. still ahead what several of his tenants accuse the landlord of doing and not doing. first, it's a coat you can wear in any type of weather. the high-tech moves behind this jacket that include being able to control your smartphone.
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. welcome back to "mornings on 2". it's 8:23. the google jacket may be coming to a store near you. guess what? ibm is hiring and letting go thousands of workers at the same time. >> welcome back to pam cook to the studio for this morning's money business. >> yeah. something probably a lot of people and companies are facing. they are getting rid of people and positions that are out of date. things that aren't happening right now as the company ibm in particular is moving from software and servicing to an icloud company. so the new positions have to be people up to speed with what is happening in technology. what is happening right now on wall street, not really a rally, but all three of our big indexes, the dow, the nasdaq and s&p 500 are up. this is the opening bell from just about two hours ago. they are all up just a little bit as far as it goes this
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morning. tribune publishing though, a lot of break-throughs there. interesting information. it is rejecting the latest bid from the company that owns "usa today." tribune owns the "los angeles times" and the "chicago tribune." gannett, which publishes "usa today" and 100 other local newspapers offered $15 a share for tribune. executives are tempted to turn things around at the company rather than accepting a takeover. but they have said this morning that they are possibly willing to discuss a deal with gannett. chinese e-commerce site alibaba gave people a virtual experience over the weekend. they were able to go on virtual dates in celebration of the chinese version of valentine's day. prerecorded videos for people to interact with. shoppers used an app and a virtual reality headset that you can buy to go on virtual
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dates with the actors. yahoo, by the way, owns 15% of alley ba. back to the jacket. google has partnered with levi's to make a high-tech denim jacket that works with your smartphone. it has a built-in electronic cuff so you can do things like answer the phone with the swipe of a hand and adjust the volume of the music you're listening to. jacard is still in the development phase. there is a beta version you can sign up to test. remember like those google glasses? google hopes to start selling them next spring. and do you remember the motorola razor flip phone from about 12 years ago? lenovo bought motorola and it's hinting at a comeback. it posted this video on youtube. the razor with the hot phone before the iphones were on the market. motorola sold more than 100 million of them. the video ends with ttyl, which of course is talk you to later,
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and the date of june 9th, which is when lenovo is holding their event. they are announcing something, hinting at something, gives us a date. i don't know. the flip phone. i am thinking possibly a cover for everybody who does the pocket dialing, right? or you accidentally -- >> okay. >> calling someone or texting somebody by accident. >> right, right, right. interesting. we will see if it generates the same buzz. apple can sneeze and whole world is like, what's going on at apple. >> exactly. >> thank you. 8:26 now. the new sfpd acting chief is hard at work with hopes to rebuild community trust. just ahead who the chief, toney chaplin, met with yesterday and their response to his efforts. plus major delays this morning for caltrain commuters on the peninsula after a person was struck and killed by a train a couple hours ago. what we know about the investigation and how caltrain is getting people where they
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need to go. we also have traffic on the san francisco commute looking a little bit slow on highway 101 heading south. you can see that something is blocking lanes somewhere along the line. we will tell you what it is coming up. well, if you like a little bit cooler pattern, that's exactly what we have. a mix of sun and clouds. been some light rain to the north. we will see if there is any in the forecast for us a little later.
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welcome back to "mornings on 2". we want to take you back to the breaking news in burlingame where man was hit and killed by a caltrain. >> there are major delays as a result this morning. alex savidge is at the burlingame station where buses are helping get people where they need to go this morning.
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alex. >> reporter: yeah. and crews are making some progress getting the tracks re- opened. the tracks had been shut down he entirely as a result of what happened where this man was hit and killed. it happened north of the burlingame station where we are this morning. a few hundred yards up there. crews are still working in that area right now trying to get the tracks re-opened. but we do understand that caltrain just announced that trains will be coming through here on single track. they will be coming through on the southbound track at a very slow rate. but they are getting some trains through this area right now. so still commuters should expect delays up to an hour and a half this morning as a result of what happened. after 6:30 this morning a man was struck and killed by a northbound 305 train. he was hit just south of the oak grove avenue crossing in what san mateo county sheriff's officials describe as an intentional act. now, this was the sixth time a person has been hit and killed by a caltrain so far this year.
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and as authorities investigated the circumstances of what happened here, all trains were initially stopped in this area and a bus bridge wag set up to get people where they need to go. that set up between the burlingame station and the millbrae station. i talked with commuters this morning. they say they knew something was wrong when they showed up at the station. >> we just appear to be stopped here. doesn't look like caltrain is moving in either direction. they have announced -- caltrain's announced a bus bridge between here and millbrae for people who want to connect with bart. but we are not quite sure where the bus is going to show up. >> reporter: and initially there was a little bit of confusion on the part of mean commuters at the burlingame station trying to figure out where to catch that bus. the update we have from caltrain is that the bus bridge has been canceled and now there are trains running on a single track through this area and
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going at a very slow rate. going about 15 miles per hour through this area, and that will be the case until they get both sides of this track here cleared just north of the burlingame station. it's unclear, sal, exactly how long that will take. meantime, trains running slowly. any thoughts on alternate routes or alternate ways to get around this? >> one of the things that i have noticed, alex, more people are using highway 101. that indeed may be one of the reasons we are seeing more slow traffic. i just found about an accident that was reported at 8:27. so about five minutes ago. southbound 101 just before caesar chavez. it likes it's a hit-and-run crash. fortunately for the man or the whom was hit, they got the full license plate of the person who hit them. final little we have that. that car is pulled off to the side. you can see 101 is heavy.
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it was heavy even before the crash, which leads me to believe that caltrain people are using their cars. this is an injury accident in san jose. southbound 280 before 11th. you can see a couple of fire trucks there blocking the two right lanes. and traffic is backing up southbound in san jose. again southbound 280. and we look at the east bay commute. traffic is going to be still very busy on 880, 24 and 680. now today's weather. we have a mix of sun and clouds this morning so far. if you get the sun, it's not bad. if you have the cloud cover, then we are on the cool side even with the sun. its not that warm. a lot of 40s this morning. 50s now. we are slow to recover here. there is another system dropping in on the west coast. it has produced light rain on the mendocino coast maybe a little bit in labeling county. lake county. i think that's a sign of things to come here a little later. the system right there will continue to rotate. there are some breaks off the coast.
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we have some breaks parts of sonoma county, northern marin a little bit. most locations have partly cloudy to mostly cloudy conditions and the low, there will be another one behind that. that will keep cloud cover and cool conditions. 50s on the temps. look for mostly cloudy to partly sunny conditions through the day. i think we go mostly cloudy later. there is one system. there is another one. so little spokes in the wheel rotating in. that keeps us in the pattern. sun and clouds. staying cool. light rain possible on the coast. afternoon showers. more clouds this afternoon. 60s and 70s. we are learning about the death of keith green. the millbrae father whose body was found a week ago in sonoma county. police raided a home early saturday morning and arrested tiffany lee, green ex- girlfriend. he was reported missing and then a hiker found his cell phone the next day. his body was found along the sonoma county freeway may 11.
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a jail official tells ktvu tiffany lee's current boyfriend has been arrested also in connection with green's death. he is expected to be charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder. 8:25. san francisco's new acting police chief toney chaplin is trying to rebuild community trust in the police department. yesterday he met with the third baptist church members and said communication, that's the first step towards building trust. church members say relations between the police department and people who live in the city has been strained after several deadly officer-involved shootings. the chaplin says changes could come quick. that could include getting rid of some officers. >> the officers do what they are supposed to do. some get it sooner or later. those of the ones we can train them and some never get it. those are the ones we want to sent to the commission with the recommendation that they be separated from the police department. >> the people we talked to say
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if chaplin is not the police chief, they want to help who is chosen. firefighters are battling a wildfire. this is a picture posted by calfire to twitter. the fire quickly spread to nearly 4,000 acres in just a few hours. at this point the fire is 20% contained. no reports of any injuries or any homes being threatened. closer to home the chp says all lanes of westbound 580 are back open this morning after a car fire that started last night along 580 and flynn road north. the flames spread to nearby brush, and firefighters were called in. it burned through ten acres but no one was hurt. an alumnus of san jose state is among five people who collapsed and died in the philippines during the music festival. the american is 33-year-old eric miller. he is here on his linkedin
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page. he graduated from san jose state in 2005, moved to the philippines where he worked  adds an account executive. he was at the concert billed as the summer's biggest raven party in a suburb of manila over the weekend when he and four other people at that concert collapsed. the cause of their deaths still under investigation. well, more than six months since the tedly terror attacks in paris. people are struggling to recover from it. 130 people were killed. hundreds more were hurt last november in a series of coordinated attacks at a concert hall, a stadium, restaurants, and bars. now, this time of the year the city is usually bustling with tourist, but many say shops and restaurants across paris are unusually quiet. this comes after suicide bombings in neighboring brussels in march and last week's crash of angie flight that took off from charles de gaulle in paris. it's raising new concerns about
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terrorism. and the brother of one of the brussels airport suicide bombers is going to compete for belgium at the upcoming summer olympic games in brazil. now, he can be seen here. this is during a taekwondo championship. he is the one in the blue. his older brother was one of two suicide bombers who blew themselves up at the brussels airport back in march. now, after the terror attacks the younger brother, the athlete, had said his older brother went to syria in 2013. he cut off all contact with his family. president obama now in vietnam has lifted a ban on selling weapons to vietnam. he made the announcement during his three day visit to that country. he said both sides have established a left of trust and cooperation. this is seen as an attempt by the u.s. to counter china's growing influence in southeast asia. >> the united states is fully lifting the ban on the sale of military equipment to vietnam that has been in place for some
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50 years. sales will need to still meet strict requirements, including those related to human rights. >> president obama also announced today that for the first time since the vietnam war peace corps volunteers will be invited to vietnam. 8:39. today is the deadline for californians to register to vote for the june 7th presidential primary. supporters of bern are suing. they want to extend that deadline to election day. the lawsuit plains there is a lot of con fusion about california's presidential primary rules especially for voters registered adds no party preference. the sanders campaign claims many voters don't know they can request a democratic ballot and if they don't they will get a primary ballot with no presidential candidates. one sanders supporter wants a bigger public awareness campaign. >> we see a lot of people who have got their vote by mail ballot and they don't have bernie on it because there are no party preferences.
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>> now, the secretary of state says he hasn't seen the lawsuit yet but his office has posted information online, in press releases and on social media. he says the call to extend the registration deadline to election day is not realistic. in the election next month san francisco voters could change who gets to decide housing development rules. right now voters get the final say on how much new housing is required to be affordable. the rate is currently 12% of new development, but prop c would increase that to 25%. if would give the power back to the board of supervisors to change the rate depending on market conditions. it's the latest proposal designed to deal with the lack of homes in the city for low- income residents. prop c would include housing options for nurses and teachers. peninsula and south bay cities are scrambling to approve funding for a project. the creek employees from the santa cruz mountains nat san francisco bay but it can be prone to flooding during king tides and big storms and 100
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years of sediments has narrowed the creeks considerably. removing the sediment would cost more than $40 million. almost three million dollars more than what was originally estimated. if cities do not approve the funding by mid june the project could be set back for several months. 8:41. researchers want to know why so many whales are being spotted in the bay. "the chronicle" reports a record number of sightings like that that researchers docked along the embarcadero, they have counted between 30 and 60 humpbacks per day. they say they have had been ten blue whale sightings in the past week. "the chronicle" reports they think it's because the whales are hungry. they are following their prey. a wild goose chase turned out to be the oakland highway patrol department's slowest pursuit ever. watch. officers posted this video to their facebook page yesterday. some baby geese or felonious
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fowl as they call them tried to cross the street yesterday morning. officers were able to guide them off the road, channel the goslings back in the bay. no injuries were reported. 8:42. late they are morning one. final pieces will be put on what will be the tallest statue in san francisco. the head will be lifted onto this venus sculpture. this is a rendering of what it will look like when it's completed. it will be 92 feet tall. in the courtyard of trinity place there. it's a new apartment complex in the mid market area. venus will be the centerpiece of one of the city's largest collections of public art. it will be as tall as the statue of liberty. after the billboard music awards a lot of people talking about madonna's tribute to prince. >> ♪ purple rain, purple rain ♪. >> stevie wonder joining madonna there. just ahead see what a rival network posted minutes after that tribute ended.
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first, why fitbit has been hit with a lawsuit. good morning. we are looking at a commute that is still kind of rough in some areas, including the south bay. this injury crash in the middle of downtown san jose. it's really messing up traffic in an area where you don't expect it. combination sun for some. clouds for others. staying on the cool side here. we will see how long this trend will last, if it lasts through the week or if there is warmer weather for the extended out look. intromercedes-benz c-coupe, redesigned with its athletic prowess and sleek new body. it doesn't just raise the bar...
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welcome back. 8:46. new this morning two suicide bombers in yemen killed at least 45 people. officials say two bombers targeted young men who wanted to join the army in the southern city of aiden. a suicide car bomber targeted a line of men that were outside an army recruitment center while a second bomber on foot set off his bombs among a group of recruits. new safety concerns about mount everest after another person died on the world's tallest mountain. the third death there since friday. the latest happened saturday. a man from india was climbing down from the summit. he died the next day from exhaustion. we've also learned that two other climbers are missing.
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now, this comes days after an australian woman and a man from the netherlands died from altitude sickness near the peak of mount everest. officials say some of the companies that have poor quality equipment, they are exposing their clients to risk. they also say some of the clients just aren't -- the climbers aren't prepared to climb mt. everest. back at home, police in burlingame are warning hikers be on alert after two women and their dogs had to be rescued from an aggressive coyote. the women were inside mills canyon park yesterday morning when that coyote cornered them. police say the coyote made have been protecting its pups from the two dogs. police were able to scare the coyote off. they escorted the hikers out of the park. police are reminding everybody pets should be fed indoors and when they go out on a walk they should be on a leash. they also say hikers should not be afraid of scaring off a coyote with loud noises and
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bright lights. time is 8:47. it's time to check in with sal. >> we have a lot of traffic around the bay area. you will see the traffic is going to be busy this morning on some of these commutes. i want to mention southbound 280 right before the downtown exits. there is a crash blocking the two right lanes. medics and fire on the scene, and traffic is backing up from highway 17. i also want to mention the traffic is also still busy on 880 from san leandro getting up to the downtown oakland area. also in the east bay westbound 580 near isabelle they are clearing an accident there. bay bridge is clearing out finally with a little bit of slow traffic, but 80 west is still slow in pockets from richmond to berkeley. 8:48. let's go to steve. >> sal, we have a combo sun, clouds, mostly cloudy for some, sunny for others, but everyone a little on the cool side this morning. a lot of 40s for lows. now we are in the 50s. much, much slower to warm up
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than last week. that's for sure. looks like we will stay this way. the sun, there is a little low off the coast, and it's going to give us mostly cloudy skies later on. i mean, you get a low dropping down and it's this close this time of year, that's going to give cloud cover later on. some sun there. enjoy it while you can. is it too soon, cat smith says? is it too soon to ask about the weekend? >> never too soon. [ applause ] >> the weekend looks better. but it looks better than monday, tuesday, wednesday. we do have some light rain up on the north lake county, mendocino county. there has been some reports around fort bragg. i don't have anything from point arena. a weak system. it's still there. it's rotating off the coast. if you have sun, just wait an hour and a half or two. you will probably go mostly cloudy. the system's not going anywhere. there is another one behind that. they are weak, but they are there, and that keeps us on the cooler pattern. west at hayward, west at sfo,
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south wind at livermore, southeast san jose. 50s from santa rosa to fairfield to brentwood, san jose, sfo. everyone's really close. low 40s this morning in the santa cruz mountains. mid 50s right now. campbell 58. saratoga 55. cupertino at 59. this system works south. there it is. there is another one. as long as they rotate over the bay area that keeps us in line for clouds, cooler temps, a little breezy pattern. below normal temps. the biggest drop is inland which should be closer to 80. mostly cloudy. some sun. any precip the heaviest mendocino county, lake county or the valley. only a couple run hundredths here. i think we go mostly cloudy this afternoon. here is some light rain or pop- up showers certainly possible here. below normal temps.
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60s and 70s. that st. louis st. helena, calistoga, fairfield, kentfield of 66. 65 in oakland to 72 in brentwood. that's really nice for them. 60s for san jose. also cupertino. santa clara, santa cruz as well. on the coast 60s. menlo park 67 degrees. that's pretty night. or a little cool depending how you look at it. looking ahead head to the weekend, dave, near average on the temps. >> thank you. time is 8:51. a class-action lawsuit and now a new study that claims fitbit's popular heart rate trackers are highly inaccurate. researchers at cal poly pomona put fitbit's pure pulse heart rate monsters around charge hr bands on each wrist. then the participants were hooked up to an ekg machine
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that records the heart's rhythms. that report was compared to the readings on the fitbit bands and the results showed the fitbits miss calculated the heart rates by up to 20 beats per minute during rest, moderate, and more rigorous exercise. that study was commissioned by the law firm behind the class- action lawsuit against three fitbit models that use the pure pulse heart monitor. now, fitbit has responded to the study. they responded calling it biased and basils. they say it was paid for by lawyers suing fitbit and was conducted a consumer electrocardiogram. time is 8:52. the city of san francisco is suing a landlord claiming he has ignored building code violations for years. the city attorney says the owner owns property in the richmond district and nob hill. you are looking at photos from
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the city's complaint. the city attorney says wong has refused to meet his obligations as a landlord for more than a decade and the lawsuit claims he hasn't provided heat to tenants. there have been gas leaks, hazardous plumbing, even growths of mold. it also says there have been more than 100 complaints about conditions in the last 20 years. our time is 8:53. a live look outside. go outside with us. this is live from berkeley. ahead we're going to show you an inspirational story. you will love it. it's about a recent graduate. "mornings on 2" will be right back. back. it's been 60 years in the making.
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last night at the billboard music awards madonna honored the memory and legacy of prince and she did it as she sat on a purple throne singing "nothing
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compares 2 u." >> ♪ it's been seven hours and 13 days since you took your love away ♪. >> stevie wonder joined her on stage towards the end of her performance. he helped her sing "purple rain." prince and madonna reportedly dated back in the 1908s. they had an up and down relationship. earlier in the evening though at the billboard music awards adele and justin bieber won best artist awards. the pop duo or group went to one direction. now, right after madonna's tribute to prince, b.e.t. network posted this video on social media hoping to get prince fans to watch its upcoming awards show. it shows a picture of prince and at the end it says, yeah, we saw that. don't worry, we got you.
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time is 8:56. it's never too late to get your education. this story we just posted on our ktvu instagram page is proof of that. mike fell on hard times during the recession. mike took a job as a custodian for the worcester polytechnic institute. it included free tuition. today he has a degree in mechanical engineering. find thought how long it took him to get that degree by going to our instagram page. that's ktvu 2. congratulations, mike. and congratulations to my niece who graduated with great distinction from law school over the past week. >> wow! >> never getting pulled out of football practice for her birth. we have a busy show. big news out of baltimore. we are talking warriors and sharks. and sal and i are going to take a bite out of bourbon pub attached to levi's stadium. great show coming up. "mornings on 2: the 9" is next.
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this morning investigators are back at the scene of that tragic fire in vallejo. police are now calling it a suspicious fire. the family mourns for a five- year-old boy who was trapped by flames. and it was a bad weekend for bay area sports fans as both the warriors and the sharks rack up a loss. we are live with sports analyst matt steinmetz. and to you need to boost your mood on this monday morning? we are talking with health and fitness coach darby jackson about the five foods to lighten up your day. this would lighten your day. first a picture of the golden gate bridge. one of my favorite songs, katy perry fireworks. we have a couple of bay area sports teams that need a little bit of a lift. a little spark. >> fireworks? >> i like it. we are talking ab

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