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developing righnow- an overnight shoong the mission.while details othe crime still emerging,his much developing right now an overnight shooting in the mission. while details of that crime are still emerging, this much is clear. it happened steps from the mission's b.a.r.t. station. and it is still a slow go on b.a.r.t. this morning and expect more delays today. but what about in the weeks to come. we'll explain what the agency is doing to try to remedy a decade's old problem. plus, spring is surging in case you haven't noticed this week beautiful weather just in time for your weekend. a live look right now outside at a relatively clear and cool downtown san jose. "today in the bay" starts right now. and a good friday morning, thank you for joining us. i'm sam brock.
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>> you have your spring colors on. >> i have my spring colors on. i'm kris sanchez in for laura garcia-cannon. let's get a look at this forecast and see if this bright yellow is appropriate for today. >> you found how warm it was yesterday, kr ay s. we'll still have the warm weather and bring you down a few degrees and that fog is back this morning and that is another factor in keeping those temperatures down, especially in san francisco. it's now 48 degrees in the north bay while we have low 50s across the rest of the bay area and a high today of 66 degrees can be expected in san francisco and 71 degrees in the peninsula and the south bay today up to 74 degrees. so, i'll show you the rest of the microclimate forecast, including some rain by the end of the weekend. that's coming up in a few minutes, but, mike, you already have a problem on the roads. >> kari, first of all, looking at that fog you are talk about. so far traffic is just above the traffic flow on the bay bridge. look at the headlights and talk about you heading out of san
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francisco on the lower deck at that point and earlier crash. right at treasure island, the off ramp there you may see some flashing lights. just a heads up for you folks does not show any slowing on your sensors. we'll see how things develop. back tayou. >> mike, thank you. a developing story right now. police are investigating an early morning shooting in the heart of san francisco's mission district. this happened steps from the mission street b.a.r.t. station at 16th street. a man was shot at 2:00 a.m. now, we spoke to police a short time ago and they said the victim did not suffer life-threatening injuries but right now they are not saying much about what happened. that restaurant is two store fronts over from an entryway leading to underground b.a.r.t. platforms. for the second morning in a row b.a.r.t. riders will have to use a bus and looks like the delays and closures could stay
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that way for quite some time. >> pete joins us now from the north concord station and, pete, b.a.r.t. officials say it could be months before things get back to normal. >> yes, guys. this could take months. as we're talking right now, folks hopping off of that bus from pittsburgh bay point as a part of that bus bridge that is going to be in place while b.a.r.t. takes care of these repairs. this dates back to wednesday when they say a power surge, this electrical shock along the track damaged 50 cars. that is on top ofthal the 80s c currently in repair. really this is an issue of an aging infrastructure. a lot of cars date back to the 1970s. that's why it's difficult tafind parts for these repairs and some repairs could take several months to get. >> they cost about $1,000 when we get them and not everybody makes them. we're reaching out to our
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suppliers and supply chains to try to expedite delavery of this part. >> a multi-billion dollar bond is expected to go on the november ballot, but it still needs to be approved by b.a.r.t.'s board of directors. but a bus bridge taking folks from pittsburg bay point or folks have the option of driving just directly to the station. pete suratos, "today in the bay." a lot of commuters are frustrated with those b.a.r.t. delays and have taken to social media to make their voices heard. here's just one of the comments. this one coming with some s sarcasm. b.a.r.t. is experiencing delays and freeways are running like clockwork. we are staying on top of this one on air and online. check out our twitter and facebook pages to keep up with the b.a.r.t. delays and traffic
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conditions as they change and also download our nbc bay area app. a san jose track coach behind bars this morning accused of having sex with two students. this is the suspect. he worked as an assistant track coach at mt. pleasant high school. police say that the school called them monday about these alleged relationships. after interviewing garcia and both victims, police arrested garcia. >> it makes my stomach hurt. you hear more and more stories like this. >> and equally disturbing, this is the second arrest in east side union high school district in just the last two months over very similar allegations. back in february, police arrested jose gonzalez. he was the intern vice principal. gonzalez is accused of an inappropriate relationship with a 17-year-old student. let's check in with meteorologist kari hall. the formal start to spring is a
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couple days away still. >> it starts tomorrow at 9:30 in the evening and then sunday is our first full day and we'll welcome in some spring showers. low clouds and fog in some spots. 53 degrees in oakland and 52 degrees now in san francisco. looking at those highs today, another warm one, but not as warm as yesterday. we're up to 65 degrees in san mateo. los gatos 69 degrees and also some upper of 60s to low 70s an concord o73 in dublin. we'll take a look at that weekend forecast and i'll detail the rain coming up. let's get an update on what is happening on othose roadways with mike. >> same shot of the bay bridge. you see less of it visible and those clouds sinking down. eastbound, i'll give you the update for that map and looking at that direction from san francisco towards treasure island. one lane is going to be blocked
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towards 6:00 a.m. and some debris and cleanup from an earlier crash there. but other than that, the bay is looking really good. more traffic, highway 4 pete was talking about. pittsburg to north concord. back to you guys. >> thank you very much, mike. coming up next, the michigan governor faces questions about lead in the flint water supply. find out why none of his answers were good enough. a convicted felon, a high-speed chase and ultimately an arrest in antioch. how police got a dangerous fugitive off the streets. got a tip for nbc bay area investigative unit? call 1-888-996-tips or e-mail nbc bay area, we investigate. s/rep matt ctwrht (d) penn
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>> we will have men who strike their waves saying, i'm sorry, dear, but there were failures at all levels. a grilling on capitol hill as michigan governor rick snider faced tough questions yesterday surrounding the flint water crisis. he told lawmakers that michigan's environmental leaders repeatedly assured him that the water from the flint river was safe. but those experts did not realize that flint's old pipes were leeching high levels of lead. and that now has left entire drinking supply water contaminated. all that happened when flint switched its water system in
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2014 to save money. a convicted felon faces the prospect of more prison time after police say he led officers on a chase through antioch. >> officers were trying to pull culverson over yesterday morning for a traffic violation. he took off first in his car and then on foot. after officers arrested him, they searched his home. that is where investigators said they found narcotics, cash and ammunition. police also say culverson was previously arrested two weeks prior for being a convicted felon with a firearm. also new this morning, authorities in vallejo investigating the discovery of a bo body. meets the san pablo trail. police have not revealed if the body is that of a man or a woman's or any possible clues as to how it ended up there. more details on a stabbing spree at a uc mursaid campus that involves a young man from santa clara who the fbi says was
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inspired by isis. accused of bursting into a classroom and stabbing four people last november. he was shot and killed by a uc merced police officer. they found isi propaganda on his laptop and evidence that he visited the terror group's website, but they say though he was inspired by isis, mohammad acted alone. 4:42 on your friday. we know the raiders quarterback is up to. as for the coliseum authority, that is another story. what we know about a closed door meeting on the calendar for today.
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friday morning we have decided we are either really into warriors or really into spring oor maybe both. what do you think? >> really lucky with the coincidence or all the above. >> flash yellow and we're all good tago. >> i got the flowers on. >> exactly. >> and we will have a lot of flowers blooming this weekend with more sunshine. we noticed today that the fog is back. watch out for that. low clouds over the south bay and a live look at san jose. we do start out with mainly quiet conditions and nothing really to worry about. just allow us a little extra time to get us where we're going this morning. the seven-day forecast up at the bottom of the screen and you'll see how to plan the weekend. looks like we'll see showers moving in on sunday. i'll detail that in a few seconds. let's take a look outside now.
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49 degrees in the north bay. 50 in the peninsula and we have 54 degrees in the south bay. a close look at the east bay now and castro valley it is 49 degrees. walnut creek 48 degrees and antioch starts out the day at 51 degrees. we will continue to see that fog and then some clouds throughout the morning through at least 11:00 in palo alto. lunchtime that sun breaks out. we'll have more sunshine all throughout the day and temperatures a touch cooler, thanks to a stronger onshore flow. we're still watching that area of low pressure, but it doesn't look as well defined as it did yesterday. it's starting to wrap up and it's weakening, as well. but it will be tapping into enough moisture to bring us scattered showers as we head into the day on sunday. but we still have that high pressure nearby. it will continue to move off to the east and it is allowing for, once again, a stronger onshore flow and then more morning clouds through the next couple of days. so, the futurecast shows that we will still have some partly
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cloudy skies throughout the day tomorrow. it will stay dry. still a beautiful day. and then on sunday early in the morning the rain starts to move into the north bay and then starts to track farther to the south. but it will be a slow mover. not making it into san francisco into the afternoon to evening hours and then some light, scattered showers for the south bay late sunday night into early monday morning. rainfall totals at this point look like we could have less than 0.25 for most of the bay area, but then you head farther to the north of osan francisco and rainfall totals will be a little bit more. i'll have another look at this forecast and what else to expect as we head into next week. that's coming up. let's get a look at the san mateo bridge now with mike. >> we can see this bridge just fine here. the high rise and the flat section and may see some clouds drifting through and we'll track that for your drive. the big look shows you all over the bay and overnight road work and nothing of major concern and no clochers for the freeway. look out towards the tri-valley and more construction right there and foothills off of
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eastbound 580 and westbound coming in just fine and little slowing out of the altamont and look at the live shot. the light traffic in and getting out and the get away traffic that starts in the afternoon typical on friday. back to you. >> mike, thank you. uber drivers have a new way to get paid and whole foods is trying out a new kind of chicken. >> for that and the rest of your news before the bell we turn to kate rogers at cnbc world headquarters and what better way to start the day than with a chicken story. >> good morning to you both. well, wall street will try to end the week on a winning note. futures are flat, but stocks rose on thursday on the back of strong earnings from fedex and a big jump in oil prices. crude is trading above $40 a barrel for the first time since january. the dow rising 155 points to 17481. the dow is actually back in positive territory for the year. the nasdaq adding 11 points to 4774. and as you mentioned, uber has launched a pilot program to
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allow drivers to access the cash they earned through mobile banking service. that way they'll be paid at the end of every ride rather than once a week. the program is called instant pay and only available in select cities for now. drivers won't be charged any fees as long as they access the account once every six months. to that chicken story. whole foods is moving towards slower growing chickens. the supermarket chain will replace the bread to rapidly pack on pounds with slower groating variety. those birds will enjoy better lives and yield better tasting meat. >> what a concept. thank you very much, kate. >> not running afoul there. well, raiders fans are already breathing easier knowing that the raiders are coming back to next year. but is a sweeter deal in the works? >> no one really knows at this point but team executives including owner mark davis are scheduled to sit down today with the coliseum authority.
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the agenda calls for closed session negotiations. this may amount to nothing more than dotting the is and crossing the ts. >> the raider nation grew by one on wednesday in an instagram post derek luke carr with the #welco #welcometothesquad. the latest show of force from the communist nation that has many people nervous. and happening right now. a different day, same headaches for b.a.r.t. commuters in contra costa county. shut down indefinitely. our pete suratos is talking with riders who can learn this problem could linger on for months. pet owners in a san francisco area rattled after a coyote attacks and kills a dog. stephanie chuang will have the story shortly with linked to our
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north rea s test-fid two ballistic missil-t 4:53 now. we're following a developing  story. north korea has test fired two ballistic missiles. the latest in a series of rocket launches. u.s. officials say the medium-range missiles flew about 800 miles before then falling into the ocean. those missiles would have the capability to reach all of south korea and parts of japan. this comes a day after president obama imposed new sanctions following north korea's illicit new satellite and rocket launch. security camera footage of a university of virginia student committing the crime that got him 15 years hard labor. >> this dpran grainy video show
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removing a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his hotel. he was arrested in early january as he tried to leave the country with his tour group. he was found guilty of subversion and now the u.s. governments is trying to secure his release. 4:54. a kurdish tv channel has aired video of the man identified as the first known american to fight for isis and to quit the fight. the news agency carries what appear tazbe a confession from a virginia native captured in iraq this week. he's still in captivity. he said he left isis and iraq because, "i didn't really support their ideology." 4:54 right now. i could understand why he doesn't support the ideology. 4:54. how about a little bit of a check of the weather. >> let's do that. >> let's. >> we're taking a look at that weekend forecast. saturday looks beautiful. high temperatures in the upper 60s to low 70s.
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sunday will be the day tawatch with some rain moving into the north bay and moving farther to the south as we move into the afternoon and evening hours. still we'll be nice and comfortable and in for cooler temperatures as we go into the start of next week. another look at the forecast coming up in a few minutes. let's see what's happening on the roads now with mike. >> this shot of the golden gate bridge just got really boring. we had flashing lights, zipper lights and fog drifting across. here are some cars coming towards us. there you go. look towards palo alto and continuing 101 there. no problems in the north bay and no problem along the peninsula. a smooth flow of traffic right around university. wool we'll go the other side of the bay. no major issues blocking the roadway except for one lane eastbound and across the bay bridge and that has overnight road work going on there, as well. back to you guys. >> mike, it was a long-awaited reunion but it's here. a dog lost at sea was reunite
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would her owner in southern california yesterday. >> fell off a fishing boat off san clemente island last month. everybody thought she didn't survive. but five weeks later they found her on the island sitting next to a roadway. they thought she was a bit malnourished but otherwise okay. her owner plans to keep her on a short lease and maybe even keep her on a life jacket. >> easier to pick up and give a hug to right now. >> look at that face. what? what did i do? bring your own cup day at 7-eleven. >> customers can show up with anything remotely resembling a cup and fill it with the slurpee flavor of their choice for $1.50 in honor of the slurpee's 50th anniversary. half a century of slurpies. the container must fit upright
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through a store display and there are some restrictions. they must also be leak proof, no trash bag and no kiddy pools and no kitchen sinks. which would be a story in its own right if you brought that in. a developing story now, a person in the mission district was thought and now police are looking for a gunman. another day of b.a.r.t. closures and delays. why this could become the new norm for commuters. coyote concernsam vo
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this morningor allegey jail what is the city quoeg to do about it? we have those details coming up in a live report. and a south bay track coach in jail this morning for allegedly having sexual relationships with students. we'll tell you which school. "today in the bay" starts right now. good morning on your friday. thank you for joining us. i'm sam brock. >> i'm kris sanchez in for laura garcia-cannon. we want to look at your forecast because you likely have plans for the weekend. >> good morning, sam and kris. wae will have some rain during the second half of the weekend. the first half is looking good and today we start out with some fog as it has returned to the bay area. it's now in the low 50s and as
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you head out the door hurry up and slow down. hurry up and get out the door so you can slow down on the roads. as we look at the highs today, 66 degrees in san francisco and 71 degrees with fog in the peninsula. let's see what's happening and navigating the maze okay, mike? >> i tried to, kari. thanks for making that change because we can't show you the bay bridge from this emoriville shot. the low clouds drifted through our view and the traffic across the span is all right and you see that glow there and folks slow down through the toll plaza and over towards the metering lights. with the speed sensors a note eastbound the lower deck does have one lane blocked because of an earlier crash. back to you. >> mike, thank you. a developing story right now. police investigating an early morning shooting in the heart of san francisco's mission district. this happened steps from the mission street b.a.r.t. station at 16th street. police


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