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Jun 4, 2014 12:00pm PDT
, china's army d deadly force to end a massi pr tiananmen sq >>> happening today, a grim anniversary in beijing. 25 years ago, china's army used deadly force to end a massive pro-democracy protest in tienanmen square. anywhere from 200 to 1,000 people were killed in that protest. but you won't see a memorial for the victims in the square today. >> and the massacre has been erased from history books. but as seth doane reports, no matter how much the government wants to forget, many in china would like to know more. ♪[ music ] >> reporter: at dawn, china's flag was raised over tienanmen square as it is ever day. but on this anniversary, extra security forces. some with machine guns were stationed around the square. >> why are you stopping me? who are you? >> reporter: while trying to report, we found citizens serving as plainclothes informants. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: as china reveals its authoritarian side. 25 years ago, tanks rolled into beijing's tienanmen square. to suppress a week-long student uprising that had spread across china. as a student here in china, do you l
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May 15, 2014 12:00pm PDT
. >> sharon chin tells us it begins with a crowded orphanage in china's one child policy. >> reporter: jenny bowen and her husband richard adopted maya in 1997. silent, sick, and shut down. from almost two years in a chinese orphanage. >> she had dysentary, parasites. she was emotionally vacant. a little girl who had never been held, talked to. >> reporter: she need fd love. >> i talked to her, sang to her, played with her. >> reporter: one year later. >> i looked out my kitchen window and boom, there was my little girl just romping around in the garden. singing, full of joy, and life, and looking like a child who had been loved from the moment she was born. and i saw ... i saw what a family's love does for a child. i said to my husband, why can't we do that for all the kids we can't bring home? >> reporter: foreigners weren't each allowed inside a chinese orphanage. so how could jenny bring change? after a year of talks, china agreed to let the film director and screen writer launch a pilot program. >> we hire and train local people to provide the kind of nurturing care that children growin
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Sep 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT
go on sale mid-october in the world's largest smart phone market. china. regulators in the country gave the final approval after apple addressed security risks and promised never to give governments away to access -- a way to access users information. the 6 will be available in china on october 17th. >>> ebay and paypal are splitting up. ebay approved a plan to separate its paypal business as a separate publicly traded company beginning in 2015. the online marketplace says the two stand alone businesses will help both compete in the changing e-commerce and mobile payment world and ebay is trending right now. also trending right now. the michael phelps, the swimmer was arrested in maryland for dui yesterday. hussein abdullah the chiefs player got a 15-yard penalty after kneeling in muslim prayer after returning an interception for a touchdown. the nfl today said he should not have been penalized. blackout rule is trending. eliminate the rule if they don't sell out and remember, you can follow us on twitter @cbssf. >>> a hollywood mystery is unfolding. someone has stolen the statue o
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Jun 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT
caltrain to china town. >> the hardest working women in the city, nicknamed moll chung and big alma after who san francisco figures, these tunnel machines are seeing the light f of day for the first time in months. >> i first want to start by welcoming our two heaviest new constituents into district 3 and into north beach, weighing 750 tons each, mom chung and big alma, welcome. >> reporter: for nearly a year the machines have been ferociously digging at a pace of 40 feet per day. when all done in 2019, the passengers will be able to get from caltrain to china town in 8 minutes on the t line. much faster than where it can take 20 plus minutes on muni. >> i enjoy getting to know china town residents on the bus, and is it was great, but would have been nice to hop on the subway and have more capacity. >> reporter: the project includes new subway stations near union square and china town. >> transportation is a serious expensive matter. we have to complete all of these transportation systems to make our city work. >> reporter: and there's a push to extend the central subway beyond chin
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Jun 7, 2013 12:00pm PDT
the president of china. new video of the president and his wife arriving at ontario international airport in southern california. governor brown greeted them on the tarmac. cyber security will be one of the main topics of discussion. the u.s. has accused china of using hackers to steal u.s. military secrets. china denies the government is involved. >> most important issue between the china and united states is the lack of mutual trust. >> two presidents will meet tonight at a 200 acre estate near palm springs. >>> the night stalker is dead. richard ramirez died of natural causes in the hospital. the 53-year-old serial killer had been on death row since he was convicted of 13 murders in southern california in the mid- '80s. he was linked to at least one murder in san francisco. ramirez was arrested after citizens beat him during an attempted carjacking in east l.a. >>> california only has one nuclear power plant left now that southern california edison has decided to close its san onofre plant north of san diego. the plant was taken offline last year because of small radiation leak
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Sep 10, 2013 12:00pm PDT
russia and china to explore the viability of the plan. but in an interview on monday with cbs news' scott pelley the president said it's important to make sure the entire stockpile is destroyed. >> the key is to paraphrase ronald reagan that we don't just trust but we also verify. >> reporter: syrian president bashar assad has never acknowledged that his country has chemical weapons. in an interview with "cbs this morning," cohost charlie rose, the president of syria said he is willing to discuss options. >> we would do anything to prevent another crazy war in the region. >> reporter: even with the new development the president still intends to ask lawmakers to back his plan to attack syria. he arrived on capitol hill early this afternoon for meetings with senators. >> if we're going to have any success diplomatically in the future, on this issue, we have to make sure that the credible threat of military action remains. >> reporter: the president will update the american public on the situation in syria tonight in a prime time address. >> now, administration officials will no doubt
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Sep 24, 2014 12:00pm PDT
today. >>> the iphone 6 flying off shelves and the black market is already booming for it. in china it isn't in stores so smugglers are selling them for nearly $1,200 a phone almost double the price here in the states. china's government has not granted apple licenses for network access. it's unclear how long it will take. >> if it's cool in china to have an iphone, it's cool until people are willing to make top dollar to make it happen. >> many are smuggled in from hong kong which has different regulations. >>> lawrence joins us now to look at the weather. we went out for a walk earlier. it's nice. muggy. >> muggy out there right now. we had the drizzle of course but we have some real rain coming our way so i'm excited about that. it looks like this storm system slowly working down the california coastline and that it is on our hi-def doppler radar. impressive rainfall so far up toward crescent city and eureka. they are having heavier rain now. we'll catch the trailing edge of the storm system but not biggest in the world. it's good for this time of year. out the door, we have some pa
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Jun 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
and ease in concerns about china's credit problems. >> day two in the trial of george zimmerman. the watch volunteer charged with second degree murder. a prosecute for said previous calls should be played for the jurors. the six months leading up to the death of trayvon martin. looking at live pictures. today with no jurors present, the judge heard five recordings where zimmermann complains about suspicious characters. yesterday a defense attorney made a very awkward knock-knock joke. >> who is there? george zimmerman. george zimmerman who? all right, good. you are on the jury. >> well, the joke did not appear to go over very well. and the attorney later apologized for it. >>> some developing news, edward snowden is in moscow and as allison tells us, putin is refusing to extradite him despite a plea from the u.s. >> russia's president confirms edward snowden is still in the transit area. snowden is a freeman and not handed over to american authorities. russia doesn't have an extra addition treaty with the united states. john kerry says moscow should do it anyway. >> we're not orderin
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Mar 18, 2014 12:00pm PDT
going through imagine your family. >> reporter: in china, family members of passengers have demanded answers and said that they were threatening a hunger strike the malaysian authorities didn't get them answers soon. meanwhile, china has said it will deploy 21 satellites to help refine the search. seth done, cbs news, kuala lumpur, malaysia. >> chinese officials say they checked the backgrounds of all its citizens on board and found no links to terrorism. 26 countries are involved in the search for that plane. >>> the rolling stones have canceled their first concert of their australian tour after the apparent suicide of mick jagger's long time girlfriend l'wren scott was found hanging from a scarf yesterday in her new york apartment. she was well-known as a former -- known as a former model. no suicide note was found but the company was said to be nearly $6 million in debt. >>> and caltrain is out with some surveillance video of an extremely close call last month at the redwood city station. watch. well, that man ran across those tracks and just missed being hit by that express train
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Apr 8, 2013 12:00pm PDT
you why the california governor is heading to china. and they came very close to the ncaa women's basketball championship game. we'll tell you when the cal golden bears women will be getting home this afternoon. >>> stocks turned higher in afternoon trading on wall street after spending most of the day in negative territory. aluminum maker alcoa will become the first company to report its quarterly results. taking a live look at the big board, the dow currently up 12. the nasdaq is up eight and the s & p up five. >>> november nor jerry brown is headed to china this week. the governor says china wants to invest billions in the u.s. among the high points of the week long trip brown will ride the bullet train from beijing to shanghai joined by the head of california's high speed rail authority. >>> a state takeover of vallejo schools ends today. almost nine years after a $60 million bailout. officials say the bailout came after auditors discovered the school district faced a deficit of tens of millions of dollars in 2003. auditors found the district had greatly overestimated enrollme
CBS
Dec 29, 2014 12:00pm PST
malaysia airlines jet carrying 239 people vanished from radar on its way from kuala lumpur to china. it's never been found. relatives of those on board the airasia flight are holding out hope this time the outcome will be different. craig boswell, cbs news. >> so far the ntsb has not sent any representatives to the search area, but it is monitoring the situation and it ready to help if it's needed. >>> people who suffer property damage in the napa earthquake have a few hours left to apply for federal aid. fema will shut down its local assistance center later today. so far, the agency says it has helped 2,500 homeowners, renters and businesses. the 6.0 magnitude quake caused an estimated $360 million in property damage back in august. >>> investigators in the sacramento area say a fire on school campus was deliberately set. it broke out last night at a campus for two charter schools on center court lane and antelope. flames destroyed 25% of a classroom. a broken window was in two different place where the fire started. that led them to the conclusion of arson. >>> a surfer has surviv
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Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm PDT
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Jun 16, 2015 12:00pm PDT
for president. >> when is the last time anybody saw us beating china in a trade deal? they kill us. i'd beat china all the time. >> he made it official at a rally in new york city. he's the 12th republican to enter the 2016 race. >>> another show down of gun rights in the state today. today the 9th circuit court of appeals takes up the issue. the applicants show good cause before they're allowed to conceal hand guns in public. >>> healthy changes coming to our food. how new regulations make meals a little less tasty. >>> send us questions about your pets well being. now that there's foster farms simply raised, it's tougher than ever to be a foster farms chicken. but foster farms simply raised chicken is 100 percent natural with no antibiotics. well you're an herbalist. help us to be natural. will those herbs do it? those? one grows hair, the other increases energy. gasp! do i look natural herb man? can i call you herb man? i'm trying to look natural. call me natural. you look like a steve. can i call you steve? hi steve. i'm natural. say something. why aren't you guys saying anythi
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Feb 19, 2015 12:00pm PST
to protest china's dog and cat meat trade today. there will be rallies in cities around the world including one happening right now in san francisco's union square. demonstrators want china to keep pets off dinner plates. >>> police say they have made an arrest in last night's double shooting at a san jose sports bar just before 10:00 on alum rock avenue. officers found two men with at least one bullet wound each. police are not providing any details about that arrest. >>> gilroy police are searching for two women in connection to a homicide. investigators say these two women used a credit card that belongs to the victim 30 miles away from the crime scene. these are photos of the women at a convenience store in east inside. a 56-year-old man was found dead in his gilroy monday dead from blunt-force trauma. >>> bay area drivers are likely to see gas prices spike after an explosion and fire shut down a major refinery in southern california. kpix 5 reporter kiet do explains how the shutdown will have a ripple effect all across the state. >> reporter: a perfect storm is brewing now fo
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Oct 14, 2013 12:00pm PDT
safeway. ingredients for life. eastern china... dozens of more than six . >>> look at what happened in eastern china. dozens of people were dumped into more than six feet of water when a foot bridge collapsed. reports say employees try to warn people that the bridge had too many on it. everyone was rescued and there were no serious injuries. >>> well today there are hints of progress towards the budget ceiling stand off in washington. there was a meeting to give senators more time to negotiate. danielle nottingham on how the senate is trying to come up with a compromise. >> reporter: senators are in the middle of slow moving negotiations to try to get the government back open and raise the nation's borrowing limit before thursday's deadline. >> a shut down needs to end. and the debt ceiling impasse needs to be dealt with. and get passed it. >> reporter: over the weekend, talks between president obama and house republican leaders fell apart. now the senate is the best hope for getting a deal done. but there's still some big hurdles. as part of any budget compromise, senate democrats
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Jun 21, 2013 12:00pm PDT
when a toddler fell from a fifth floor window in china. >> getting ready to serve lunch at the susan g. komen three-day walk. i'll tell you why it's the 7th and last. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. we are looking at mostly sunny skies and warm temperatures on this first full day and looking good but changes toward the weekend. we could talk about rain coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, area... >>> and welcome back this friday midday. the susan g. komen three-day breast cancer walk is under way right now. it's the last event in the bay area though. organizers announced a drastic cut in the annual fundraiser. kpix 5's sue kwon is with the walkers in sausalito and sue spoke with them this morning about their final trek. sue. >> reporter: that's right. they just started. this is lunch hour. this is a the stop here in sausalito where walkers are taking a brief break. in the time it takes to tell this story two women in the u.s. will be diagnosed with breast cancer. this event raises that awareness and funds for research. so the fact that this is the 7th and
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Jun 2, 2015 12:00pm PDT
in china. hundreds are missing after a cruise ship sinks. the harrowing moments before the disaster struck and why no one sounded the alarm. >> and gray skies are going to clear up today. in fact, they have already begun. look at this shot from ocean beach. a little bit of blue sky. i'll tell you what that means for temperatures coming up. >>> hundreds of people are missing in china after a cruise ship capsized during a tornado over a river. as jonathan vigiliotti reports, they are searching for survivors in the hull of the ship. >> reporter: rescuers used hammers to tap on the hull of the capsized cruise ship to find victims who were crying for help. it bobbed in the river as air pockets kept it afloat. enough air officials hoped to keep passengers alive long enough to be saved. [ non-english language ] >> reporter: on tuesday morning, divers pulled out a few survivors 12 hours after the ship went down. several of the more than 450 passengers swam ashore to report the sinking. the ship's captain, who survived, says a cyclone flipped the boat over. police reportedly arrested him and
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Oct 8, 2013 12:00pm PDT
sometimes is a big problem in china. if we can get a trade deal with all the other countries in asia that says you got to protect people's intellectual property, that will help us in our negotiations with china. richard mcgregor. >> [indiscernible] what are the legal liabilities [indiscernible] solving credit issues. >> i'm going to let jack lee, the secretary of the treasury make a formal presentation on thursday before the senate committee. because this is obviously sensitive enough and i think people would be paying close enough attention that details count. and i think prepared remarks from secretary lew on that topic would be more appropriate. as i indicated before, we plan for every contingency. so obviously a worse case scenario there are things we will try to do. but i will repeat, i don't think any option is good. steven dennis. >> mr. president, could you talk a little bit about budget process. in the past you've negotiated along with the debt ceiling with the blue dogs for instance in 2009-2010 along with an increase then [indiscernible] fiscal commission. the republi
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Jul 8, 2013 12:00pm PDT
some of the relatives arrives at an airport in china. the parents of the 2 teenagers who died in saturday's crash are among those arriving later today. more than 100 of the plane's 291 passengers were chinese, among them a large group of students. we have learned the 2 chinese teams who -- teens who dieded and were heading to a study abroad program in southern california. church members at west valley christian church and the soon fernando valley mourned their death. the girls will spend the summer with host families with english. some may return home to china. stay right here with kpix5 and kpix.com for the very latest of the crash landing. we're going to have is more video of the plane crash from viewers as well as survivor stories online. we'll be right back. ,, >>> to protect marine life, engineers help keep animals away and muffle the sound waves. researchers say the bubble currents don't jus sai the lives of these animals but also reduce stress the sounds may cause. >> this bay bridge highlight is sponsored by chase. chase what matters. ,,,,,,,,,, (sir can-a-lot) good day,
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Nov 12, 2014 12:00pm PST
these reports are unconfirmed and could be a pilot mistake. >>> u.s. and china making a major breakthrough on an agreement to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions. president obama china's president unveiled some new targets during the summit in beijing. the new goal, reduce emissions 26 to 28% by 2025. that's compared to 2005 levels. earlier in his presidency, mr. obama pledged cutting emissions levels by 17% by the year 2020. >>> poison is being pumped into a san francisco pond today all in an effort to kill an invasive fish there. biologists have tried to rid mountain lake of goldfish, bass and sturgeon for three years without success. the goal is to restore the ecosystem to make it a natural preserve. >>> a 4.1 quake hit near the oregon-california border this morning. the u.s. geological survey said it struck around 6:45 a.m. it hit near the sheldon national wildlife refuge an area that's seen a swarm of earthquakes lately. >>> we're still weeks away from black friday but bargain shoppers are already lining up in hopes getting their hands on the best dealings. >> wow! a
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Dec 20, 2013 12:00pm PST
tax code watch. does your decision to nominate the ambassador to china say about your hope for a major tax -- >> it is as that max will be an outstanding ambassador to china and i would like a swift confirmation and my expectation and hope is that if both senator democrats or if democrats and republicans in the house and the senate are serious about tax reform it is to the going to depend on one guy t will depend on all of us working together. and my office is ready, willing and eager to engage both parties in having a conversation about how we can simplify the tax code, make it fairer, make it work to create more jobs and do right by middle class americans. >> jackie. >> thank you, mr. president. and how do you say it in hawaii -- >> malik -- >> looking back at the year i would like to ask you what your reaction was to the nonpartisan troop-- when it said that the lie of the year was your statement that if you liked your health-care plan you can keep it, and related to the health-care problems that we've seen over the past year, the fallout from that seems to be making democrats
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Jan 15, 2014 12:00pm PST
. >>> coming up, it's not just people who hit the slopes in china, the unusual competition featuring pets and owners. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, looking for limes. >>> shopping for citrus? she's looking for lines today. >> we're going to talk about the limes here. as you can see at this time of year limes are coming in absolutely beautifully, when you see limes in the store they should have this nice beautiful lime green all the way around. this yellow spot here, those are ok, that is >> unfortunate from the sun but always make sure you have a nice firm skin and they are heavy for their size. here's a trick and rule of thumb with all citrus. store it on the counter and always make sure you use it pretty much right away because they are quick to lose their nutritional value. with limes you can keep them in the house all the time and you'll always find a great use for them. what i like to do, great marinades. a lot of chicken, a lot of fish or if you run out of ideas slice them up and put it in the water in the morning. i'm stephanie tantiloo with your tip of the day. >>> pets and owners were put t
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Nov 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
. the center crushes cars and appliances and sends much of the scrap metal to china. most of the smoke was from burning metals and plastic. it started sunday afternoon, and people were warned to stay indoors if they could smell the smoke. but not everybody heeded that warning. >> they said it was pretty dangerous. like if you can breathe it in, it might cause cancer or something like that. >> what are you guys doing outside? >> chilling. >> no injuries were reported. they are still looking for the cause of the fire and we're looking into past problems at the redwood city facility. the company's past run-ins with the epa coming up at 5:00. >>> your refrigerator might have a salad that could make you sick. glass onion catering is recalling more than 90 tons of pre-packaged salads and sandwiches with cooked chicken and ham. federal health officials say it is because of a possible e. coli outbreak. 26 people in california and arizona and washington say they got sick after eating the product. some of the recalled brands including trader joe's super fresh foods and everstone. you can check o
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Jun 3, 2014 12:00pm PDT
of the massacre in china. this is video of the candle light vigil in hong kong in 2012. a museum there chronicles the crack down. tonight there is candle light vigil and concerts starting at 7:00 in china town. >>> a formal for a blue angel commander. the captain led the blue angels in 2008 and 2012 and during the times he allegedly tolerated inappropriate comments and pornographic images in the workplace. this past april he was removed from another job running naval base in southern california. it is likely to end his naval career. >>> a throw down in a florida courtroom in a big way. it started when a judge got upset when a public defender refused to sit down. first the judge threatened to throw a rock at a lawyer and then the challenge. >> if you want to fight let's go out back and i will beat your [bleep] >> well it was on. the public defender followed the judge into his chambers. everyone in the courtroom heard what happened next. >> they went back there and started fighting like crazy. >> don't mess with that judge. the witness says the lawyer was extremely rude. people in
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Oct 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. >>> smog continues to create unhealthy conditions in parts of china. the thick blanket of smoke and fog is making it difficult to breathe and see. schools, businesses and airports have been closed in the region in the northeast. traffic has also been impacted. china suffers from some of the worst air pollution. but authorities say it's been compounded by farmers burning corn stocks in that area. >> finally company on the set. lawrence is here and going to tell us about fog. >> a lot of fog beginning to breakup. we're going to see more sunshine in the afternoon. going to warmup nicely in the inland. out toward the coastline, patchy fog and cool temperatures. hazy sunshine over to san jose. looking good into the afternoon. the temperatures beginning to warmup nicely in many of the interior spots. 73 in livermore. 61 in san jose. and a cool 56 into san francisco. now, i think throughout the afternoon though, going to see more sunshine. it will be hazy and cool toward the coastline. mild temperatures inside the bay and many of the valleys and low clouds and fog to make a return for toni
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Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm PST
thnuclear test by north korea. china summoned north korea's ambassador for objection. ines ferre reports. >> reporter: diplomats arrived at the united nations for a closed-door emergency meeting. they are discussing how to respond to north korea's announcement that it has tested another nuclear bomb. it happenedatunderground lity last night. the type of device has not been confirmed. u.s. officials say there are indications that northa is planning to test another bomb knowing that a punishment from the u.n. is coming. u.s. ambassador to the u.n. susan rice condemns the test. >> the actions korea are a threat to regional and national peace and security and they are not acceptable. they will not be tolerated. and they will be met with north korea's increasing isolation. >> reporter: in december, north korea successfully launched a long-range ballistic missile capable of reaching the united states. members of the united nations security council are hoping china will be willing to take action against its ally for violating the ban against nuclear activity. south koreans staged angry protests
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Jul 15, 2013 12:00pm PDT
china. the group had planned to attend a summer camp when their plane crash-landed at sfo. three girls from that group died. >>> developing right now, police are trying to find the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man this morning in berkeley. police officers discovered the victim on the university avenue overpass near sixth street just after 5:00 this morning. the street was closed in both directions including the on- ramp to interstate 80 there but now all lanes of university are back open. police don't have a suspect description and are asking for the public's help. >>> search continues today for that missing toddler in the east bay. search teams have been looking into the leona canyon preserve in the oakland hills over the weekend. 21-month-old daphne webb's father reported her missing wednesday morning. he told police the little girl was taken out of his suv while he stopped in at the corner market. crews will be searching other areas the father and daughter were known to visit including trails near their home. >> anything is possible at this point. so she could ha
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Mar 27, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. >>> surveillance video from china, check this out. shows a bus driver's brush with death. a lamp post crashed through the bus windshield barely missing the driver. his spleen was ruptured but he is lucky to be alive and managed to safely stop the bus, none of the 26 passengers on board were hurt. >>> a powerful earthquake shook central taiwan today killing at least one person. magnitude 6.1 trembler caused buildings to sway and sent people into the streets. 72-year-old woman died when a wall collapsed on her. 19 others were injured by falling debris. emergency officials say southeasterly homes and businesses were damaged. >>> san francisco firefighters are still cleaning up this noontime after an overnight four alarm apartment fire. the fire damaged three buildings in a complex on third street and mckinen avenue in the bay view district. >>> reporter: just before 1:00 this morning. >> man, it was a ball of fire. wires popping and sparks, everything. >> it looked like a big ol' gigantic inferno. >> 20 people went running for their lives. >> crackling, sparks, little explosions you know
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Mar 10, 2014 12:00pm PDT
as large as a plane just be missing? experts from china, the national transportation safety board and the faa, are all a part of the team investigating working to figure out what happened. greg boswell for cbs news, washington. >> stay tuned for continuing coverage. we have the latest information on kpix 5 and online at kpix.com. >>> fremont fire department said they've never seen anything like this before. a series of overnight fires targeting schools and public buildings. kpix 5 reporter kip on the hunt now for an arsonist. >> reporter: it's not clear which fire started first, but this one at james leach elementary was the first one neighbors called in at 2:40 this morning and a good thing too. firefighters got there in time to save the building. >> i feel a sense of frustration and anger when anything happens that's hurtful to children. >> reporter: that was a portable classroom in the back of campus. the second fire at a public restroom and the third fire at the little league refreshment stand and shed happened within a hour hour within four blocks of each other. the restroom was
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Jul 10, 2013 12:00pm PDT
, state media is report -- in southwest china, state media is reporting rescue crews are in full force after floods swept away houses and bridges. up to 40 people are missing. >>> let's check on the weather. went outside earlier today and it was a bit cooler. >> and so far, so good. right? the forecast coming together. >> it was a bit cooler. >> yesterday a little bit hot in spots. we saw some triple digits in the valleys but not today. still going to be nice enough overlooking san jose. we have plenty of sunshine there after starting out with low clouds and fog. a cooling trend now beginning but still looking good outside. 73 degrees and very comfortable in san jose. a cool 69. breezy in san francisco. through the day we'll see plenty of sunshine this afternoon but not as warm and then low clouds and fog likely to move further onshore tonight, maybe with some drizzle out toward the coastline . high pressure in the southwest is sliding east. we may see a little wraparound moisture some monsoonal clouds working across our skies today. that's about it. low pressure dropping in here. so a
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Jul 4, 2013 12:00pm PDT
for the royal baby like this fine bone china plate fit for a future king or queen. british designer millie green made the plates and is working around the clock to keep up with demand. >> they're selling really well because it's a national celebration. >> reporter: bakers at this posh london shop say their royal baby cookies are flying off the shelves. >> it brings a smile to people when they come in. >> reporter: and the appetite for royal baby memorabilia is only expected to grow. just ask margaret tyler. lucy mcdonald, cbs news. >>> lady liberty is open again for visitors in new york. the statue of liberty had been closed for a one-year restoration project. superstorm sandy left 75% of the island under water. the storm surge and fierce winds ripped up bricks, damaged docks and left electrical systems in disarray. now that the work is complete and the crown restored, the statue is ready for visitors. >>> danville all red white and blue today as the host of one of the biggest celebrations about the bay area today. it's the big 4th of july parade. the main event. crowds are on hand
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Jun 9, 2014 12:00pm PDT
their investigation. boeing 777, flying from malaysian to china, disappeared march 8, with 239 passengers on board. >>> a new approach to breaking the cycle of bike theft in the bay area. san francisco police have a new approach to outsmart the thieves. bigad shaban on the high-tech tool. >> reporter: shawn ramirez repairs bikes for a living, at least those left to fix. >> have you customers who are afraid to buy new bikes. >> absolutely. they don't want to invest money into something that will disappear. >> in san francisco, bikes have vanished at the rate of three every hour. ramirez is not surprised. >> you can cut this with a bolt cutter about that long in one snip. >> how long would it take to snip a bike with this? >> half a second? maybe? >> this is where many end up. hundreds of them. piled into a police wearhouse. and over 90% of bikes are unregistered, the vast majority can't be traced back to their owners like morgan saint clare. >> my bike was stolen when i first came here. it is very personal for me. >> reporter: so personal, that she became an activist, lobbying s
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Jul 5, 2013 12:00pm PDT
good idea to go green but not in this case. it's algae covering a china beach near [ non-english language ] the yucky green stuff took over 11,000 square miles of coastal shores. but oddly beach patrons don't mind swimming laps in it. the chinese are bulldozing it. officials blame the accumulation on warm ocean temperatures. other scientists blame pollution. >> i hope it's not stinky. >> well -- >> would you want to swim in that?! would you want to be swimming in that stuff? >> not if it's stinky. >> lawrence, let me check with you. are you glad it's friday? >> i am so happy it's friday! [ laughter ] >> you know what? we have that big cooldown under way. temperatures much more comfortable. i think on the high end only mid-80s this afternoon in the warmest spots. >> enjoy the relief and the bart trains running again at 3 p.m. have a good one. >> see you tomorrow morning. >> we'll be there. >> marcus: wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait, wait! wow! [ laughs ] >> wyatt: stick around. hang out with me. forget about that other guy. he didn't show. but you and i could have a great time
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Jun 5, 2015 12:00pm PDT
are behind the attack. china's foreign ministry said it's irresponsible and unscientific to make allegations without deep investigation. the chinese are suspected based on the malware and tactics used in the attack, although it's not clear if the hackers were working for the chinese government or merely working on its behalf. the government has a new cyber security system called einstein, meant to stop data breaches. but neither of the agencies hacked are protected by the system. craig boswell, cbs news the white house. >> einstein currently protects about half of the government agencies. it's due to be installed at all agencies by the end of next year. >>> governor jerry brown will meet with water leaders from across the south bay today to talk about the drought. his plan is to cut back water use by 25%. it started at the beginning of the month. each district has different ways of meeting that goal. the south bay has some of the toughest restrictions. san jose water company is assigning a monthly budget of water to each household. >>> and a remarkable series of surgeries taking
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Jan 1, 2015 12:00pm PST
knew about what caused a stampede in china that killed 36 people last night. witnesses now say a massive crowd pressed forward when someone began tossing out coupons that looked like dollar bills. the tragedy happened just before midnight in an area jammed with hundreds of thousands of people gathering to watch a new year's fireworks show. hospitals have been overwhelmed by families now trying to find their loved ones. >>> the centers for disease control says the current flu outbreak has reached epidemic levels. one woman in missouri experienced body aches and other symptoms. days later, after two hospital visits and being told to go home, she died. in all, 22 states are seeing high levels of flu right now and doctors say the spike is about two weeks earlier than last year. >> it may be that we have an early spike and it fizzles out earlier, or it may just be a longer harder flu season. >> the cdc says 15 children nationwide have died from the flu so far this season. the young, elderly and people with underlying health conditions are most at risk. >>> thousands of people camped o
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Mar 1, 2013 12:00pm PST
higher today as strong economic figures offset growth concerns out of china and europe. and investors are shrugging off expected u.s. government spending cuts. take a look at the board. right now, things are looking up on this friday. up 35 and a few pieces of change there. 35.86. while wall street holds steady there's still no deal on capitol hill to avoid a series of automatic spending cuts. cbs correspondent tara mergener reports now from the white house. >> reporter: president obama sat down with top congressional leaders at the white house. but as expected, they did nothing to stop the automatic spending cuts from kicking in. >> it's happening because a choice that republicans in congress have made. they have allowed these cuts to happen because they refuse to budge on closing a single wasteful loophole. >> let's make it clear that the president got his tax hikes on january 1st. >> reporter: lawmakers had a year and a half to come up with a budget compromise to avoid the automatic cuts. when a last-ditch effort failed in the senate thursday, democrats and republicans blamed each
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Jun 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. >>> fire at a poultry plant in china killed more than 100 people renewing questions about the country's industry safety standards. there are reports of explosions and locked doors preventing workers from escaping from the slaughterhouse. crews are working to recover bodies and the dell to the is expected -- the death toll is expected to rise above 119. >>> low voter turnout is expected for tomorrow's special election in santa clara county's district 2. supervisor george shirakawa, jr. resigned in march amid charges of misusing public funds. there are six candidates on the ballot to replace him. if a runoff is needed it will be july 30. >>> the new bay bridge light show is having some problems. our political insider phil matier reports in this morning's "chronicle" that the $8 million light show is having technical difficulties. some 25,000 l.e.d.s won't come on and others just won't turn off. organizers are scrambling to figure out what's wrong and how it fix it. >>> a bay area carjacking suspect wanted for murder in oregon is due in court today. authorities say jeffrey boyce kidnapped
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Mar 12, 2014 12:00pm PDT
the south china sea and the strait looking for any trace of malaysia airlines flight 370. >> time is not on our side. as every hour goes by, the search area gets bigger and bigger. >> reporter: the jet with 239 people on board vanished without sending any distressed signals less than an hour into its flight. no causes are being ruled out. >> we need to keep an open mind. we have to say that absent data, all causes should be on the table. >> each time i hear the search and rescue becomes just a search. but we will never give up hope and this we owe to the families. >> reporter: authorities are now going through the professional records and personal lives of the 53-year- old pilot and 27-year-old co- pilot. aside from the recent allegations that there were no, ma'am warning signs indicating any kind of trouble. >>> still to come a wild chase ends as dramatically as it began. after a man tried to carjack his way across colorado. >>> and it happened 25 years ago today and changed life as we know it forever. any guesses? we will tell you after the break. >> but first a live look at the
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Sep 8, 2014 12:00pm PDT
expecting a second child. william visited oxford university to open a new china center and stopped to talk with a 5-year-old girl who was holding a bouquet of flowers. alfonso van marsh has more on today's announcement that a new royal baby is on the way. >> reporter: prince william and kate announced they are adding another royal to the family. a little over a year after prince george was born. palace officials have not revealed the due date, but they say the queen and members of both families are delighted. >> we saw all of the scenes when prince george was on the way, and huge adulation and celebration. and maybe not quite as excited as last time. we have been there before. >> royal insiders believe kate is still in the first few months. palace aides say she is suffering severe morning sickness, like she did with prince george. she canceled an engagement at oxford monday so she could rest and receive medical care. doctors will look after kate here at kensington palace, will and kate's london home. >> when we were inside, they shared with us the announcement. >> stephanie jeanett
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Jan 23, 2014 12:00pm PST
rough day on wall street after a survey from china suggested the world's second largest economy is shrinking. looking live now at the big board, you can see the dow is down about 191 points. >>> another day of brutal temperatures from the midwest to the northeast. wind chill advisories are in effect in at least 31 states and minnesota schools across the state all canceled classes today as wind chills approached 45 degrees below zero. and an area still cleaning up from this week's snowstorm the cold is turning all that slush now into ice making it very hazardous conditions for walkers and drivers. i know i was chatting with a friend in portland, maine an anchor there. i said, hey it's 71 here today. he said it's minus 6. >> oh, no. >> crazy. >> they are getting arctic weather. >> that's what's great about the weather, it's so much fun because it's always crazy. out the door high pressure has been very dry and guess what, in january? we have red flag warnings up! that's pretty unusual. don't see that happen very often. in fact, the fire danger running high in the north bay hills, som
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Jul 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
escape floods in southwest china. there are hanging out. state media reporting a landslide the size of a small town killed 18 people, 100 missing. heavy rains have battered the mountainous regions since monday smashing bridges and buildings and knocking out power to thousands. >>> mother nature is not very happy right now, i guess, right, lawrence? >> no. she is always unhappy somewhere. but today in the bay area, not bad. we have some fairly nice typical summer weather. we have some patchy fog out there right now. just beginning to break up in some spots. still, couple of lingering clouds inside the bay but by the afternoon, i think becoming mostly sunny except right out at the coastline. low clouds and fog likely to make a return tonight with some drizzle too. and then some slightly warmer weather as we look toward the weekend. here's a live look over the bay bridge now. you see the clouds just beginning to break up outside and the temperatures warmer inland already. 73 degrees and sunny in livermore. 71 concord. and 72 degrees and some sunshine into san jose. boy, a thick cloud cover
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Jan 27, 2014 12:00pm PST
of last year, all sort was global economic concerns from china, u.s. corporate earnings not doing much to inspire investors. the market is bounceing back. the tech sector is not joining in on that. nasdaq has been under pressure. namely social media companies all getting had hit hard today mainly off the fact that they really saw big gains last year and high valuations. other the market is mixed with the dow up 46 points, nasdaq down 17, s&p up one point. apple shares up 1%. they report earnings after the close today. >> thank you. >>> the mall that was the scene of that deadly shooting over the weekend reopened today in maryland. investigators say 19-year-old darien marcus aguilar walked into a store in columbia and killed two employees before killing himself and injuring five others. the motive is unclear. investigators say darien marcus aguilar kept a journal that expressed general unhappiness. >>> security was tight as the olympic torch passed through the capital of the volatile republic of dagestan today. the city home to the mother of the brothers who allegedly set off the t
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Jul 22, 2015 12:00pm PDT
china for the family. police say they don't have any clues. >>> free drought supplies being handed out in sonoma county but you have to act fast. the sonoma county water agency is handing out shower buckets, showerheads and flow bags. its going on until 5:00 and you can check it out at sonoma valley high school. >>> still to come, serious security concerns inside your car from the brakes to the steering. how hackers could hijack your wheels. >> oil refineries pocketing more money than ever before and the cost of gas is sky high. why consumers are still paying the price at the pump. >> from the kpix 5 weather center, good afternoon, everybody. we have sunshine inland, we have clouds at the coast. and i have your forecast. it's coming up next. >>> well, a down day on wall street. apple leading the way down nearly 6 points at last check. and the dow following suit right now down 82. >>> california's oil refineries are pocketing record amounts of money and today a consumer watchdog is calling them out. the group says consumers are paying more than 4 bucks a gallon all because of lack o
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Apr 16, 2015 12:00pm PDT
missing malaysian airline flight. flight 370. china, australia and malaysia will double the search area if the plane isn't found by may. rescuers have combed 61% of the 23,000-square-mile search area. 239 people were on board the flight headed to beijing from kuala lumpur when it disappeared from radar last march. >>> police in boston it looking for those who stole a dozen pair of tennis shoes. they were going to be donated by two survivors of the boston marathon bombing. they told police they wanted to surprise a team of survivors running next week with the gift but they were stolen from their car during yesterday's one boston day ceremonies. >>> former rap mogul suge knight will go on trial. a los angeles county judge ruled today that knight will face charges of murder, attempted murder and hit-and- run. knight is accused of plowing his truck into two people in a restaurant parking lot back in january. one of those men died. in the meantime, the judge also reduced his bail from $25 million to $10 million. >>> san francisco rents are pushing business offices out of the city and into the e
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May 12, 2014 12:00pm PDT
fell down a steep hillside yesterday at china camp state park. crews had to use a line 200 feet long to airlift the man and lower him to a nearby parking lot. no information is being released about his condition. . >>> let's say i win or they win, i just don't know if that's important. >> donald sterling breaking his silence about his racist rant. what he says about losing had his team. >> the first evidence they're alive and together. the new video of the kidnapped nigerian schoolgirls and the demand that comes with its release. ,,,, . >>> the monday blues on wall street today. the dow is sailing into new record territory, up 114 points. >>> this afternoon companies trying a unique way to avoid the high cost of operating in san francisco. about a dozen have set up shop in a ship. it's a former ferry boat from ice land. the city says ft businesses want to stay there are boat has to be capable of sailing. >> we accomplished something that was a while in preparation. >> it paid off. the ship sailed yesterday with no place to go except to prove it can sail and that it did. >>> the city
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Jan 27, 2015 12:00pm PST
your trash into cash. those stories and more tonight at 5:00. >>> finally a big celebration in china today. the world's only surviving giant panda triplets reached their 6 month mark and they are stable and they are healthy. the cubs have begun eating fresh bamboo by themselves. and they love hanging out with dear old mom. >> one is named cuckoo. >> the other two we have to >> ridge: let's just get out of here. >> caroline: and go where? >> ridge: anywhere you want. let's just go. run away with me. >> caroline: rick's gone. i mean, we don't have to -- >> ridge: rick. i don't care about rick and maya and forrester. just -- let's just move on, huh? this is insanity. let's leave it behind us, and we'll just -- we'll -- we can be together, and we can...just -- just say "yes." say "yes." [ door opens ] >> excuse me. caroline. there you are. >> caroline: rick isn't with you, is he? >> no. but he wanted me to give you these.
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May 16, 2014 12:00pm PDT
smashing the golden gate and tearing through china town. >> we are safe. >> yes. >> these people, though, reprepared for the destruction. targeted and electronic road side warning people of the monster's return. this side spotted yesterday read attack turned back. it was supposed to warn drivers about weekend traffic delays so there you go. good fix though. >> probably a good idea. >> and a lot has been change. >> we're safe for the weekend. >> have a great 1. >> enjoy your weekend everybody. >> bill: very nice. >> liam: another "welcome back" gift? >> bill: they're just, uh, pouring in here, aren't they? >> liam: well, what are you gonna do? you were missed. >> bill: hey, uh, how's that, uh, that animal piece coming? >> liam: really good. i'm gonna have a copy for you in a couple of days. >> bill: uh, no, you're gonna have a copy of it for me today. >> liam: sir, yes, sir. >> bill: not trying to be a hardass. i'm gonna be leaving town in a few days, so i want to make sure i have time to read it. >> liam: seriously? where you going? >> bill: about as far away from l.a. as i can g
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Apr 22, 2015 12:00pm PDT
workers in china have revealed dinosaur eggs during road repair work. the city has the largest number of dinosaur eggs in the world. the repair work was halted to dig out the fossils. >> tips to get work done before burning out. >> and reminder if you have a consumer problem or question, give our hotline a >>> purple asparagus is more expensive but more worth the money. tony tantillo tells us why. >> reporter: well, today's tip of the day is going to be is with purple asparagus. it's in the market now. it's fantastic. they are more expensive than green or white. but the flavor is great. but when you overcook it, the purple is gone. and it turns green. so never overcook the purple asparagus. you want to select it like this. make sure it has a nice light purple color all the way through right here on the stem part should be nice and purple. a little bit of white is okay. but not too much. squeeze it like all asparagus when it creaks it's fresh. store them in the refrigerator right away. purple asparagus, looks beautiful. i shave the bottom first half down and then i just grill it
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Feb 5, 2015 12:00pm PST
tibetan leader. china is critical for the u.s. meeting with the dalai lama. >>> speeders in san francisco beware. the speed limit could be dropping to 20 miles per hour. a new city report recommends lowering the speed limit to 20 miles per hour. the study found nearly 25% of drivers were speeding in residential neighborhoods [ beep ] and san francisco has adopted the goal to eliminate traffic and weather related deaths by 2024: to lower the speed limit there would be a change in state law. >>> a potential shutdown is looming at west coast ports including oakland. operations could grind to a halt in four days at 29 ports unless a deal is reached on a new contract. the pacific maritime association says employers won't keep paying workers who aren't moving cargo at their normal rate and there's already a backup. management and the longshoreman's union are arguing over pay and benefits. talks are continuing in san francisco, but so far without much progress. >>> the state of california has filed an appeal in hopes of reinstating the ban on the delicacy foie gras. the ban had been in
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Apr 11, 2013 12:00pm PDT
agreement was between china development corporation and len arcorporation. it would -- lenar corporation. it would have brought 1200 homes to the naval shipyard and high-rise buildings to treasure lie nd -- island. ed lee is taking a positive spin on the state of the redevelopment plan. >> i don't think it's fueling apart. i just think we don't have the funding yet from the sources that we had previously wanted to have. >> according to the chronicle, the deal collapsed because of unresolved tax issues and demands by the chinese for more control of the project. now, this news comes one day after the city of oakland unveiled a major development project for the city's waterfront funded in part by a chinese investment group. the project would be located at brookline basin, a 65-acre piece of land along the estuary of jack london square. the chinese group is putting up $1.5 billion for the development that would include more than 3,000 units, a marina and some parks. >>> there's a labor dispute in san francisco involving ucsf. coming up in about 12 minutes, why employees went on strike this m
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