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and just like the recent crash near gurneville -- the mother survived. her young daughters -- did not. ==janelle/boxes== today's crash was in petaluma. nbc bay area's rick boone is there. rick, how did this happen? ==gfx== (stop stop stop)
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and we're learning it may be spreading to several east bay cities. armed robbers, targeting homes -- specifically when the owners are there -- so they can lead them to the valuable.s ==take vo== this surveillance video was captured from a home in fremont -- showing the alleged criminals in action.... ==boxes== nbc bay area's elyce kirchner is
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in piedmont -- where she has uncovered exclusive new details about another armed robbery -- that may be connected.. elyce -- police are now telling you they're investigating a link between this new piedmont attack, and the fremont home invasions? ==gfx== ==janelle/cu ==
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in just over 36 hours, brock turner will walk out of the santa clara county main jail. and today we learned how the sheriff's department is getting ready for it. ==take vo== turner, the former stanford swimmer was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. protesters say they'll be there when turner walks out. they're angry about his short sentence and calling for the recall of judge aaron perksy. protestors say they'll be there when turning walks out of the jail. not gee angry about the short sentencing and calling for the t==all of the judge. e wiy, sheriff lori smith told will be extra security measure, but turner will not get special treatment. >> and he will be leaving the eail as everyone else does what h these doors. >> coming up at 6:00, robert honda will detail the security measures being taken and what lies ahead for turner. colin kaepernick and the mors just arrived in san diego getting ready for tomorrow ake t's game against the chargers, but football has taken a backseat to politics. nd controversy.
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today, more support and criticism for kaepernick. michelle roberts is in san francisco with the latest. michelle. >> there was a protest here at the san francisco police officer officer's association. today, dozen os people surrounded this door blocking the entrance and they say they support him in his protest. >> we will stand and not surrender in standing for justice. >> stand with kaepernick and black lives matter signs waved during a rally in san francisco this morning. zpl what he did aligns with values. >> a a small crowd blocked the front door to the police officer's association in response to the letter poa officials sent to the nfl commissioner and 49ers ceo on monday. in it, the poa demanded kaepernick apologize for his
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comments about officer involve shooting and kaued him an embarrassment for sharing misinformation. >> the criticism he has received is no different than any have received for justice. >> in the past few days, videos have been posted of themselves burning his jersey in o protest and they have criticized his decision to sit during "the national anthem" at friday's game, but today, veterans for hash tag is trending on twitter. liberation brown sharing these pictures saying because i'm a black woman in and out of uniform and phillip richardson tweeting i fought for freedom, not a song. well, tomorrow's game in san diego is also the annual salute to the military. kaepernick said he plans to onntinue his protest during "the national anthem." i'm michelle roberts, nbc bay area news. zpl thank you. no doubt, he will invoke a passionate reaction. as michelle mentioned, it's the
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ararger's 28th annual salute to . e military. e talkt chargers spent some time meeting and signing autographs r" h the marine corps air station outside of san diego. not surprisingly, kaepernick was talk of the base. >> it's a disgrace to be honest with you. it's pretty much saying he doesn't care for our country. >> i think our nation makes drama out of things that are not dramatic, far more issues that we should be focused on. than what a quarterback stands or sits for. >> now, tomorrow's national anthem will be perform ed by a u.s. naval officer while more than 200 servicemen and women will be holding the flag. now developing news from hawaii where hurricane madeleine is on a path dangerously klose to the state. you're look ago @ city of hil, on the big islandy the storm is rolog felt. madeleine is expected to bring
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up to 15 inches of rain and there's a second hurricane just behind it. jeff ranieri is here tracking both staorms. >> the second is is lester. you can see it well away from the hawaiian islands, but madeleine right now beginning to bear down on the big island. currently, a category 1. winds at 75 miles per hour. you're going to be able to see some of these outer rain bands starting to spiral into the southern and central portion of the big island. continuing to move to the south here by tond, by 11:00 p.m. winds at 65 miles per hour, so will be spared a direct hit. still, quite a few impacts expected this ooempk. so, the big island is the focus for some of the worst weather. rain 1 to 4 inches, but some of the higher elevations in the mountains koud get up to 6 inches and the threat of flooding. now, once this storm exits on thursday, there will be another storm system, hurricane lester,
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by saturday morning, all the way into sunday. looks like it will stay north of the islands, but we'll be --ping a close eye on it. u thanks so much. track thing progress of these anorms on air and online. just download the nbc bay area app. for up to the minute updates on secretthe hurricanes are tracking. it's invasive and illegal and it cost americans billions of dollars. cov. year alone, the secret service investigated more than ig,000 cases of stolen identity. >> but our investigative unit has uncovered a more insidious, histr form that can also take your freedom. here's steven stock. ims int's exactly right. it's bad enough when thieves ruin your credit history, but t evendentity thieves turn victims into criminal suspects, it can take years to clear your name. we discovered that even when you report your identity stolen to police, the system right now is so fragmented, it's often not t.ough to fix the problem.
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just ht, we take you behind the scenes to one of the fastest and quickly evolving crimes in america. i.d. theft. they're not just hijacking the credit cards, but their entire life history and identity. cree victims are facing criminal 's ages for things they did not o because the thieves commit crimes using their names. >> i was going through my credit card, this is a book overdue. something e b nine, so i called over there and it was like, oh, yeah, committed a crime. he's coming into the station, i ce f, i'm actually in new york. oh, really. okay, so now you're a felon. >> wu the fbi and is secret service focused sources on this problem more and more ooefb so it continues to cost millions of dollars in lost money every on ns to these experts on the front line and shows you how the current state will now protect
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you if you become a victim. that's tonight. see you then. a new priest preremoves white crosses, then evicts a local church group. i'm scott budman with with a look into the future of virtual reality. how facebook plans to make vr more stable. we're driven by one phrase. we investigate. >> we investigate the powerful and hold them accountable for you. >> four year, 400 investigations. count on the bay area's biggest investigative team to tackle big problems and issues that affect you. >> we've investigated millions in public money. zpl our stories have changed numerous laws and policies and we've recovered millions of dollars. >> real results. real excellence in journalism.
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>> you know what we're most proud of? >> you. >> us. >> together, we're making the bay area and beyond a better place. nbc bay area. we investigate. guadalupe church in san jose.
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each of the crosses -- repre take a look on the lawn of the guadeloupe church in san jose, you see it here. each of those crosses represents a person who has lost his or her life to violence, specifically in the south bay, but now, these crosses that were in the national splilgt are gone. damien broke the story on twitter and joins us now with more. where'd they dpo and why? >> there would be, they've been thrown away, there would be 36 crosses behind me now here, one for each homicide victim this year, but a new priest has brought change and with it, some discomfort to this community. the white kross once adorneded
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the white lawn. each representing a san jose homicide victim, but these are the crosses today, abandoned at a nearby community garden. javier says the crosses are just there, thrown on the ground. no respect. a new pastor had the crosses removed after the church said some parishioners claimed it looked like a cemetery. then the pastor gave the group a pink slip. the group held tutoring classes for children, citizenship and english classes for adults on church grounds. they help poor families pay utility pibills. >> that we're not even given a chance, i don't think they have a time to know us, who we are. >> the benefit frs the community programs and also volunteers with amigos in guadeloupe. the church would not respond to our questions and this letter to
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parishioner, where the pastor explained they need to space to provide bible studies and other faith-based classes. the church tells me this is the vision of the new leadership at guadalupe. >> in that letter, the pastor said he was only responding to the results of a survey of parrisha they are, those results appeared to be created a rift as well. live in san jose, nbc yay bai area news. back to decision 2016. just hours after surprise trip to mexico, donald trump is now in arizona. we'll show you a live picture of the feenic convention center where he is expect ed to lay ou his plan to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants in the u.s. he's going b to be speaking in a moment. we showed you he just lan landed about 15 minutes ago. earlier today, the republican nominee met with mexican president nieto. who once likened trump to hitler. he's also been a harsh critic of
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the proposal to build a border wall and have mexico pay for it. >> we did discuss the wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. this was a very preliminary meeting. an accident meeting. we are i think we're very well on our way. >> mexico's president may not feel as strongly. in a tweet after the news conference, president pena nieto said he told trump at the start of their private meeting today that mexico would not pay for any border wall. hillary clinton dismissed the visit today as a photo op. she slammed his visit. sfl trying to make up for a year of insults and insinuations by drop ng on our neighbors for a few hour, then flying home again. that is not how it works. >> clinton's aides say she has received an invitation to visit mexico and says she hopes to meet with the president in mexico soon.
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the future of facebook is here. virtual reality. we have an exclusive look. scott budman joins us at the san jose convention center and we hear all the hype about vr. what's it about? >> even facebook admits some people can feel a little bit queasy when they enter the virtual reality world, so it's using new technology to try to make the vr experience a little smoother. >> it looks like a bike helmet with a camera, but facebook says shooting baskets in the real world will make this 360 degree video easier to take for people shooting hoops in the virtual world. facebook knows some people think virtual reality is a bumpy ride.
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>> ideally, you want to take that as much as possible. >> so, the company uses software to stabilize the video giving you a steadier view of your vir dhul activity. >> we have a smoother, more pleasant experience with this really immersive experience. >> it would upgrade one at a time. >> facebook says it will likely use that new technology in the future and put it in its next generation of virtual reality products. reporting live in san jose, scott budman, b nbc bay area news. >> you think scott brought one of the helmet sns. >> maybe. he's got a lot of gad yets on his desk. >> got the best desk in america. >> christmas tree over there. we can't take anything. >> exactly. >> you know what i've got to give, some incredible weather the next couple of days. we are so lucky and we could see a pattern change that might bring us some rainfall as we head into the september. i thought it was most
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appropriate to take a look at what's coming our way as we head into mex nopt, which is here in yus a day. when it comes to san jose, the monthly average, .23 for the month. november will be close to a two-inch average here for san jose. it looks like we're heading into a potential la nina, so we'll be tracking that. the sky camera network and our current conditions, in walnut creek, it is warm, but not hot. 83 degrees, dry air in place, relative humidity of 29%. temperatures drop down to the 70s by 7:00 p.m. and cooler 60s by 9:00 this evening. as we get a look at tomorrow morning's forecast, we have more 50s coming up for san francisco. areas of fog and drizzle for the east bay, 60 with patchy clouds
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here in the bay. for the peninsula, areas of coastal drizzle and a few early clouds in the south bay and 59 degrees. thursday, friday and saturday, there's going to be a change in the atmosphere and it will be good enough to help our temperatures drop 2 to 4 degr s degrees. again, no rainfall immediately associated with this, but this trough of low pressure will drag down slightly cooler air. and fog going right at the immediate coastline. so let's get a look at the results f this build billing trough of low pressure and how it will impact our temperatures. looking great here for you know, last couple of days here of august. we've had a lot of comfortable weather. going to get even better tomorrow. cupertino, 76. san jose, 78. san francisco remains in the 60s. you get the cool wind and you get some sunshine, breaking through as well. for the north bay, east bay and trivalley, instead of mid-80s, we're down to 78 in pleasonton tomorrow. across the north bay, 79 in
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santa rosa, 75 in mill valley. the extended forecast, san francisco, we'll get some low 0is in here by next tuesday and wednesday. for the inland valleys, here's our comfortable weather. we've been mentioning all week, an average of 79 tomorrow, low 80s into saturday. sunday, 379. labor day and monday, 84. great weather to be outside with the family and do whatever you got planned. >> september 1st tomorrow. >> i know. >> a facelift for one of california's oldest amusement parks. a milestone more important than
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wins. 2015 was the first concussion-free season in years happening now, a milestone
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more important than wins. 2015 was the first concussion free season in years for mountain view high school's football team. coaches attribute it to a new tackling method and on facebook, the latest plan by chipotle to boost sales. free kids meals on sundays during september. trz ears.
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quieter bart trains. ==vo== the key is in the wheels. bart says it's the main source of noise.
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. music to your ears. quieter b.a.r.t. trains. the key is in the wheel. they say it's the main source of noise, so engineers have come up with a new wheel design. operators say the difference is night and day. they say the new wheels will be gradually added to the trains with the total transition expected within the next couple of years. california's oldest amusement park is get ago $12 million facelift. take a look at the new look beginning week, the santa cruz beach board walk will begin. it will ip collude a new main sbraens, concessions an attractions. fight walk and the laser maze will get updprads. this week, park workers began moving out some of the games and setting aup temporary walkway. the project is expected to be completed by next summer. spl been going there for 90 years. >> don't touch the giant zipper. every day,
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the oil companies pollute our air. putting their... ...profits ahead of our kids' health. now they're trying to weaken california's clean air laws. i'm tom steyer. we've had a million kids get asthma. we need to send the oil companies a message. tell your legislator to stand up to the oil companies
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and protect our clean air laws. don't let the oil companies put their profits... ...ahead of our kids.
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tonight at 6:00, nbc bay area responds. a stolen identity on facebook. a woman complained to us about an imposter. to make matters worse, it's her account that gets removed. that story an more tonight on our 6:00 newscast. >> that's going to do it for us
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tonight at 5:00. >> savannah guthrie sitting in for lester holt next. >> bye, folks. breaking news tonight. donald trump's surprise visit to mexico, standing side by side with that country's president. is trump backing down on some of his signature promises. he says they didn't even discuss who would pay for the wall. growing triple threat, another named storm gaining steam in the tropic, hurricane watches in florida millions on high alert. violent flight. an emergency landing with passengers injured during severe turbulence, the latest terrifying incident and pilots unable to see it coming. destination unknown. tickets are booked, bags are packed, plans are set, imagine, you're not even told where you're going. "nightly news" begins right now.


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