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nbc bay area news begins with breaking news. good morning thanks so much for joining us, i'm laura garcia-cannon. >> i'm sam brock. breaking news out of the east bay. a busy freeway shut down because of a big rig crash. >> bob redell live on the scene on 880 in hayward. it's a mess out there, bob. >> it is. good morning to you, sam and laura. southbound 880 where you can see a big rig that overturned. it shut down four lanes of southbound 880. within the past few moments chp was able to open the far right lane and that is the number five lane, your slow lanes. you'll still have a backup and on the northbound direction two left lanes shut down because of
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this. this accident happened around 3:00 this morning. according to the fire department, the big rig was traveling southbound when it tried to avoid hitting an aabandoned car and then there is another car that is behind the big rig that ended up colliding with the big rig. the driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries and the driver of the other car treated and releas. we do not have an estimated time for when they're going to be able to clear this. according to chp they have to figure out how to off load the wine on board. half a load of wine. if you look at the big rig to the right, there is a highway sign. there are live wires in that sign. so, you have the issues of live wires, getting this big rig off loaded if it needs to be off loaded, and also a minor diesel spill. you're looking at something that could be here for quite some time that could impact the morning commute. for how you want to get around this, i want to send it over to
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our traffic anchor, mike. >> he is out there where that overhead sign has taken down with the wires. here's the coliseum and south of there through here. the backup has been going on. this happened just after 3:00 a.m. and they quickly formed a backup from his peperian all th way down. and then we'll continue down to winten where you jump back on to the nimitz freeway. only one southbound lane is open. the northbound side, although traffic flows smoothly, you saw in bob's live shot there, the big rig up to the center divide and the sign down to the middle of the roadway and two fast lanes are closed and traffic so far holds up, but this is going to last for hours and this will be a problem for your morning commute. we're following hayward because of that big crash. back to you. >> updates on this developing
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situation. for instant coverage head to our website, as well. nbcbayarea.com or download our free app for alerts. a violent robbery suspect on the loose. police say he preyed on a 70-year-old woman walking down a quiet berkeley street in the middle of the day. >> it happened monday afternoon in the north berkeley hills. now, fliers are posted along the streetern waing neighbors to be on the look out for this man. a home surrailance camera caught this photo. the robber actually said hello as she walked past. then she was knocked down so hard she needed stitches on her face. >> i really can't believe that. i can't believe it would happen around here, especially. >> i have a lot of friends from berkeley. it's new news to me and fairly shocking. >> police say the suspect jumped into a dark four-door ford f-150 pickup with a shell on the back. the suspect was able to steal the victim's black canvas bag.
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two cruisers rammed during a car chase that ended in pleasant hill late last night. they initially tried to pull the suspect over for tailgating on highway 24. the suspect sped off and crashed his mercedes-benz suv into the patrol cars. the suspect then ran off. a police dog eventually caught up with him and the man was arrested. no officers were hurt in that chase. only on nbc bay area, a video of a wanted man captured by police. you can see him in handcuffs. officers say the man is one of four suspects wanted for armd purse snatching in millbrae. this morning all four men are in custody. police say the suspects led them on a high-speed chase before crashing on i-80 in fremont yesterday afternoon. police had to shut down the freeway for about ten minutes while they made the arrest. the task force is working to stop the east bay free way shootings. since november, there have been 17 shootings in alameda and contra costa counties.
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last night we went on a ride along with richmond police. they're working with the safe streets task force to crack down on gang violence. police believe that these shootings are not random. >> we know which gang are dealing with who and which gangs are responsible for the violence. but, as far as the specific person, that's what the task force is working on clarifying. >> one person connected to a freeway shooting in pittsburg was arrested two weeks ago. since january for context, 30 guns have been taken off of the street. but no arrests have been made in the rash of shootings along interstate 80. 4:35. friday morning. want to get a look at the forecast with kari. >> good morning, sam and laura. mostly clear starts and chilly temperatures especially in the north bay now. where it is starting out at 46 degrees. beautiful afternoon. a little bit warmer than yesterday. with just a few clouds to start
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and we'll see those clouds mixing in with the sun with some breezy winds all throughout the afternoon. in the north bay expect a high of 75 degrees and 71 in the south bay and the peninsula. san francisco up to 68 degrees. so, we'll be a touch warmer than yesterday and that trend continues into the weekend with a big ramp up in temperatures tomorrow and sunday. i'll detail that and we'll look ahead to early next week. that's coming up in the microclimate forecast. let's head back over to mike to get an update on what's happening with that slow down. >> that big issue is over in hayward. i want to show everybody their view and only drivers 880 right there. again, southbound 880. we just have the slow lane open, but this will remain in place for quite some time because the big rig went up in the center divide. a live wire across the roadway and partially blocking and southbound side one lane open and four lanes closed and your alternate is hisperian and enter
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back at winston. the northbound side has three lanes open with active work going on there. expect slowing later on. coming up, we investigate. >> they're ruining kids' lives essentially. >> a 15-year-old student gets a criminal record for 30 second in the mud. just ahead, why the school district says it's not their problem. i want to show you some cutting edge technology. this is a vhs tape. push that tape in and hit play. this is a flip phone.
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unit exclusive. parents are demanding change. they are accusing one of the largest school districts in the bay area of unfairly criminalizing kids for what they describe as childish behavior. >> for months investigative reporter has been looking into how schools in our area discipline students. this morning, he explains how some kids are leaving class with a criminal record. >> guys, good morning. our investigation last year revealed that certain schools across the bay area call police on their students a lot more than you might think. and the reasons they're being called now have some parents furious. like 15-year-old kai decided to go sliding in the mud, he called it just innocent prank but his school called police. he was technically arrested. his school district, san jose unified pays police officer os to patrol some of their campuschise is common. we discovered there is no written policy detailing when or
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how the school should involve those officers. while some students end up getting criminal records for their bad behavior, the school district says that isn't their problem. so, you have no idea that these kids are getting criminal records? >> i wouldn't know that one way or the other. >> don't you have discipline for the district. >> i took care of discipline for the district. consequences go beyond that into legal realm, that's not our business. >> the san jose police department supplies officers to several others in the area. after our reporting san jose pd says it now hopes to have a written policy in place by next school year to detail the responsibilities of the school officers. >> thank you very much. if you have a tip for our investigative unit, give us a call, 1-888-996-tips or send us an e-mail to theunit@nbcbayarea.com. the problem that has many drivers seeing red.
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beautiful weather today and it starts out at 51 degrees now in san francisco and the peninsula. and 50 degrees now in the south bay. as we get a closer look at the south bay now from weather underground sites and 48 degrees in morgan hill and 47 and campbell at 50 degrees. winds still breezy today. at least to start. coming in from the north and northwest at about 20 miles an hour. little bit higher at half moon bay. at 31 miles an hour. and then it starts to calm just a bit as we go into the afternoon, but, still, overall, a breezy day and staying breezy into tonight. because we dahave some high winds, it's going to cause the swells to build up and we will have dangerous surf today. windy conditions. the high surf advisory will expire at 8:00 this morning, but it will take a while before those waves really start to come down. so, today, at about 12 to 18 feet waves and some very strong rip currents. also some long duration in between those waves. and today up to 71 degrees so
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nice and comfortable in los gatos and tenderloin will be at 66 degrees and fairfield 76 and 75 today in brentwood. pleasanton a high of 74 degrees. now, that we've gotten rid of the rain that was here yesterday, that weather system has now moved over to the rockies and we'll have more of this dry weather and warming temperatures into the next couple of days reaching into the upper 70s to low 80s for saturday and then look at that some spots inland will be up to 85 degrees in the south bay and the north bay with mostly sunny skies. let's check in now with mike to see how the roads are moving. >> all right, kari. got a little anxious there because i wanted tohow you first of all the bay bridge toll plaza. that's just fine right now. we'll look at most of the bay. we're focusing on hayward. most of your commuters are going to be just fine. but hayward is where we're concentrating this morning and have been since just after 3:00 this morning.
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this crash as we have things blocked up. all the way down past the scene of the crash and down before you get to lincoln avenue. your alternate because only one of your southbound lanes is open. northbound has three lanes open but, of course, for the very latest we do have our own bob redell out there and a big rig and a sign. bob, you're out there on the nimitz freeway. what is the latest you've learned? >> as you mentioned, the two left lanes only one lane of southbound 880 is open because of this overturned big rig and within the past few moments actually chp has stopped traffic. within the past few moments they dragged the big rig over closer to the shoulder so they can open more lanes. at least get one more lane open and we're not clear how many more lanes they'll get open the one and then possibly two and we did talk to alameda county fire and it is going to be quite some
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time before they move this overturned big rig and the impression is through the morning commute you will have one or two lanes shut down here at eighth street. this is a problem, unfortuna unfortunately, for your friday drive into work. reporting live meantime here in hayward, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> just removing that big rig going to be an issue. microsoft the next company to go head-to-head for privacy issues. >> let's turn to landon dowdy live at cnbc world headquarters. good morning. >> hi, sam and laura, good morning to you both. the major indices holding on to their 2016 and look for earnings from citigroup and posting the second negative session in a row and the dow inching up and the nasdaq down by less than two points. meanwhile, ibm cybersecurity team has discovered a new type of malicious software.
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so far the mal ware has sold $4 million from customers at 22 american banks and two cumadian banks. a customer opens an attachment. business accounts, as well as credit unions and proper ecommerce platforms. microsoft is suing the u.s. government over a law that examines online files without the individual's knowledge. the company says the government is abusing the law and argues it has the right to tell customers when the federal agency is looking add their e-mails. sam and laura, back over to you. later today marking three years since bombs went off at the boston marathon. three people were killed. another 260 injured. one of the bombers was killed days later. his brother was convicted of the bombing and sentenced to death. today officials will lay a wreath laying. the city's mayor martin walsh
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has april 15th as one boston day. changes on san francisco streets have some drivers seeing red. the mta is now finishing up the process of painting red lanes in san francisco's mission district. it's part of the 14th mission rapid project which dessinginates lanes for only buses and taxies on mission street between 11th and randall. tweaking some of the changes but long-time residents say it has created too much confusion. >> children are getting late to school and late to work and this is a family neighborhood. >> we look at signal, timing and we've given some better signage and better striping in the street. >> the mata is just completing the project. crews will still need to paint two blocks. bay area ferry service getting a big boost courtesy of millions of dollars in new funding. "the chronicle" reporting the department of transportation has authorized $4 million to build
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two new at the san francisco berry building. built near the site of the old restaurant. ferries could soon begin their service to richmond and treasure island. cross the ocean without a boat. the way one man is making that journey. and happening right now on our digital platforms. our newsroom talking with emergency crews in the hayward area following that crash that shut doin parts of i-880. if you download our nbc bay area app, you'll get notifications for any update for this accident as well as any other major crashes. on our home page, a sneak peek of a new exhibit devoted to marijuana that is set to open in the east bay. we're back in two minutes.
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the warriors are not the only local team in the playoffs. the san jose sharks began their chase last night back and forth game until early in the third period. the sharks scoring the go ahead goal and they win the first game 4-3. dozens of fans packing stanley sports bar in san jose to watch. the team held a raffle and sharky, the team's mascot even showed up for the theatric. fans are hoping this is the year the sharks finally bring home the stanley cup. >> they've been around for many years now and, you know, it's just their time. it's the time to do it. >> we feel your optimism, brian. game two of the series is saturday and game three is monday at the sap center. one way or another. for a grand entrance. >> like when you walk in a room. >> had to go back into that.
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the other bay area here is going tee barepresented at this year's summer olympic games especially when it comes to cutting edge training. >> bay area designed gadgets are becoming the norm now in olympic training. take for example the gopro. the cameras are being used for everything from swimming to hockey to bmx racing. >> because we measure everything the athlete does and streams it live and records it. you can go back after the fact and brutally tear down their performance frame by frame by frame. >> coaches and athletes agree the cameras can provide a lot of data that may make all the difference for an athlete striving for olympic gold. a reminder, we are your home for the summer olympics. heading to rio and bring you live updates throughout the olympics. okay, one man in a one of a kind bubble, you might say, now making a second attempt at history. >> have you seen this. has created what he calls a
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hydropod. a human-propelled bubble that works kind of like a hamster wheel. he made a similar craft back in 2014 and tried to run from florida to bermuda. but his gps accidentally fell in the water and the coast guard ended up rescuing him. now, he's trying that same trip, again. >> mine is power, 85% your mind. >> the first leg to bermuda is more than 1,000 miles and he plans to walk on to cuba and puerto rico. i guess he's just, you know -- >> i'm wondering. first of all, you have to have to have so much leg strength. who comes up with this idea. i want to take a trip up and down the east coast in a giant bubble. >> we'll follow you. >> i'll tweet it. >> that will be good. up next, first, we are following breaking news right now. several lanes of a major east bay freeway still closed. it should stay that way for a
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long time this morning. going to have an impact on your morning commute. what about the weekend? we're tracking a warm up that is coming. a live look at san francisco this morning. nice start to our friday. kari hall will join us for a look at our full forecast, coming up. got a tip for nbc bay area investigative unit? call 1-888-996-tips or e-mail theunit@nbcbayarea.com. nbc bay area, we investigate.
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nbc bay area news begins with breaking news. a very good friday morning. thank you for joining us, i'm sam brock. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. that breaking news is happening right now in the east bay this morning. >> part of a major highway shut down. a big rig overturns. it's still sitting in the median in the middle of 880 in hayward. we'll get to mike in just a second on the traffic impact that this crash is having. >> let's go to bob redell live at this scene this morning for a look at how they are going to try to clean it all up. bob? >> well, we know it's going to take quite some time to remove this big rig from southbound 880 here in hayward. we do not have an estimated time. the quote i got was it is going to take a while ask several reasons why. so, right now, southbound 880 four lanes are shut down because of this.
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that lane over there, that's the far right lane heading southbound. the only lane that is reopened. you can see you have these wreckers right here. they're trying to take the white big rig and the trailer and drag it over to the center divide so they can open up one more lane to ease the traffic flow as we get into the friday morning commute. that big rig was traveling southbound around 3:00 this morning when it was trying to avoid an abandoned vehicle that was left on the side of the road. unfortunately, the driver could not avoid it and crashed into it d turned over. another car came and hit the big rig. see how the driver of the big rig taken to the hospital with minor injuries. the driver of the car that hit the big rig was treated and released. one reason why this is going to take so long to get the big rig overturned is because it's full of, about half a load of wine onboard that is heavy and needs to be off loaded. if you come back out here wide the freeway sign that was knocked down. when it knocked down it exposed

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