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tonight a coalition o leaders s in the trump administration's zero-tolerance policy. at grace cathedral in san francisco, they're raising their voices in support of children who have been separated from their parents at the border. >> this is something that cannot continue and that shames us as a country and that we can't see it stop soon enough. >> reporter: determined to do something, 20 mayors from across the country visited this immigrant detention facility in texas just outside el paso. among them, the novato mayor,r a assigned to defend a client in t in the middle of nowhere. >> reporter: first lady melania trump was welcomed to a facility in mcallen, texas.
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more than 2,300 children have been separated from their families after the trump administration began a zero-tolerance enforcement program along the border six weeks ago. at the capitol in washington, child protesters wrapped in silver blankets pushed lawmakers to take action. >> the bill is not passed. >> reporter: but one immigration bill failed in the house of representatives. another that includes provisions to keep families together and creates a pathway to citizenship for dreamers will not be considered until next week. this weekend, a delegation of lawmakers that includes representative jackie speier from san mateo and barbara lee from oakland will also be heading to the border to inspect the child detention facilities. back to you. >> thank you. it's going to be a long and difficult families. a bay area company is stepping in to help. mountain 23andme announcing toy it will help reunite those family members. the ceo tweeting this message. we have heard from many of our
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customers that they would like to see 23andme help, and that connecting and uniting families is core to the mission of 23andme. president trump's reversal of his policy hasn't quieted the outrage over the separation of families. hundreds of rallies are still planned nationwide next saturday, june 30th. this is a look at those organized in the bay area under the title "families belong together." more than 20 just locally, they include delores park, civic center plaza in san francisco, and san jose city hall. our coverage continues online at area area.c nbcbayarea.com. the season is changing. happy first night of summer. this was actually the longest day of the year in terms of daylight. tomorrow the heat arrives. a live look over dublin now, which could see triple-digit temperatures by this weekend. let's bring in our chief meteorologist jeff ranieri, who is tracking se us.
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>> high pressure is already starting to build in right now. that's what's helping to bring the heat for a two-day event friday and saturday. heat viadvisory in effect for a areas away from the coast. 95 to 103 degrees is possible. you have to remember to drink water, wear light-colored clothing, and do not forget the pets. number one hottest location, widespread heat tomorrow, contra costa, also alameda counties. so let's get a look at how temperatures will play out on your friday forecast. we're at 77, 10:00 a.m. by noon, 88. there you can see the jump. by 3:00 p.m., up to a hot1:19 t we for'll fhe north and the east bay hills. we'll let you know how high those winds could gust at 11:19 tonight. a lot of big weekend plans around the bay area. jeff is tweeting updates on this dangerous heat. follow him for the latest. his handle, @jeffra neefrry. breaking at this hour,
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investigators on the scene of a shooting in napa. a man opened fire at officers at veterans memorial park just before 5:30 this evening. they say he asked for two specific officers and then opened fire. officers shot a beanbag round at the man who then dropped the gun and was taken into custody. fortunately no one was seriously hurt. a tragic and mysterious scene in san jose. a man was shot and killed inside of his home. tonight, no arrests or suspects have been identified, at least not publicly. nbc bay area's ian cull joins us near misty glen court, which is near 101 andier ba buena. >> reporter: officers are on scene some ten hours after this happened trying to find out why. they haven't released any details on a motive at this hour. now, a neighbor told me that earlier today they heard two to three gunshots and they saw officers swarm the scene here. tonight, family of the victim tell me that they are in
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disbelief. family members confirmed this is the facebook page of the man shot and killed today, khanh ki mid-50s and the father of three. they say kieu was a doctor who emigrated from vietnam five years ago but was not working in the u.s. the family too shaken to go on camera outside of the scene on mis misty glen court. san jose police responding at 1:30 this afternoon to find a man shot and killed inside of his house. >> i saw all the cop cars in front of my neighbor. >> reporter: both the family and neighbors shocked to hear what happened. >> i don't know how he got shot, who shot him. >> this is a quiet neighborhood. never no problems around here. >> reporter: police kept the road closed as crime scene unco as t murdered in broad daylight. and, again, no suspect description has been given.
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this is the 13th homicide in san jose so far this year. reporting live, ian cull, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, ian. san francisco police revisiting a cold case that involves multiple murders over 40 years ago. a new sketch shows an age progression of a suspect known as the doodler. in the mid-70s, five gay men were killed in the golden gate gate park area at the same time several other gay men were violently assaulted. in those cases, one of the victims says the suspect was a cartoonist who doodled while talking to him. now investigators want to track down the doodler to seef these connected to those murders. sand on edge. carrying a baby is assaulted, leaving her with a fractured skull. some are worried moms are being specifically targeted. nbc bay area's jean elle is live where police are asking for your help. jean? >> reporter: they are, janelle. police say they need witnesses or video to help them crack this case. friends of the victim have plastered requests for video all
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around this neighborhood. that mother, who was carrying her baby, was walking under those trees on sanchez. she says she doesn't remember what happened, but she was found on the ground bloodied with a severe injury to the back of her head. >> nothing was taken. nothing was stolen. it seemed to be kind of cold blooded, kind of murderous attack. >> reporter: people in noe valley want answers from police about who hit a 37-year-old woman who was carrying her baby in the back of the head, leaving the mother with fractures in her skull. >> we don't know. that's the hard part. >> reporter: so far this security video is the best evidence police have for the june 3rd attack. it was around 6:30. you can see the victim cross 28th at sanchez. she walks out of frame. about 20 seconds later, a person comes down the street and turns the corner. not long after, you hear the woman screaming. and another person comes from the same area.
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>> i try to avoid the block where this happened. >> reporter: jessica isn't feeling safe. she is close friends with the victim, who is recovering from a serious head injury. >> it was a very severe brain injury, and so any type of kind stimulation will cause her head to hurt. >> reporter: the baby was not hurt. some are worried someone is targeting mothers carrying babies. captain jack hart says he's looking into an incident in the mission where a man hit a woman carrying a baby in the head with a rolled up newspaper. but he doesn't believe it's a series. >> the question ries and we have not been able to identify one yet, and it's of n. >> reporter: jean elle, nbc bay area news. $2.5 billion and maybe more. that's how much pg&e says it will pay for the deadly wildfires that destroyed northern california last year. pg&e does admit that price tag could be even higher after state fire officials determine the
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cause of 21 major fires that devoured our region. so far, though, the forestry department says pg&e's downed power lines started several of those fires. still to come, could toxic waste be in your backyard? how potentially dangerous material found its way from the san francisco area to the east bay. and did you see this along i-80? the message vandals left on this billboard right on the freeway. the message is going viral tonight. they even taped themselves vandalizing it. as temperatures rise, unhealthy air for the bay area. the worst over the east and the south bay tomorrow. i'll let you know where it reaches 102 degrees. plus the next major change in the seven-day forecast. that's in eight minutes.
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new at 11:00, a radioactive soil or not?
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that's what close to 200 people want to know tonight. our investigative unit did a report regarding potentially contaminated dirt leaving hunters point and winding up in a landfill in the east bay. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd is live in pittsburg. did those residents get their answer tonight? >> reporter: they did get some answers tonight about this landfill, but, janelle, i'm really not quite sure if they got the answers that they wanted. our investigative unit did a report on this subject four years ago and tonight some 200 people had a lot of questions. >> you sit there, tell us spending millions of dollars and that point is not being addressed. >> reporter: a lot of anger and concern over possible radioactive dirt being dumped in their own backyard. >> if it wasn't for the investigation being done by t media, we'd all still be in the dark about it. >> reporter: the concern all stems from a massive cleanup project at hunters point naval shipyard in san francisco taking place between 2010 and 2016.
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in 2014, our investigative unit was contacted by two whistle-blowers alleging dirt was not being properly screened for radiation. during our investigation, we followed a truck leaving hunters point and ending up at the keller canyon landfill. contra costa county just got wind of the radioactive controversy. now the county is calling for an independent investigation. >> we want to just be assured that there's no risk and that all of the contaminated material, if it was brought here, has been removed. >> if we think that the people did get exposed to this low-level radium 226 that might have been in the soil, cancer is the primary concern. >> reporter: tonight a naval spokesperson was transparent about 218 tons of asphalt leaving hunters point that had not been properly screened for radiation. they say the mistake was caught the same day. >> our first priority is to ensure public safety.
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>> reporter: in pittsburg, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. speaking of contaminated soil, a former construction worker at hunters point in san francisco is now suing the company in charge of cleaning up the radiation. he claims his employer, tetra tech, concealed the highly toxic nature of the soil that he had to dig through for nine years. the worker claims he's sick and fears being diagnosed with cancer. now, other whistle-blowers accused tetra tech of faking some of the cleanup and claim the shipyard is still contaminated with radiation. a spokesman for the company says these allegations and the lawsuit are simply false and the company will prevail in court. graffiti artists delivered a blistering message about trump's immigration policy in emeryville. claiming responsibility for vandalizing a billboard. the ad initially read "we make junk disappear." but this morning it had been changed to "we make kids
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disappear," signed i.c.e., the abbreviation for immigration and customs enforcement. >> we risk not just our safety but our freedom to draw attention to a particular issue. >> no comment from i.c.e. or got junk, the group advertising on the billboard. the billboard has already been fixed. well, her surprise visit with migrant children drew praise but a fashion choice by first lady melania trump is getting a lot of criticism. while boarding the plane, the first lady was wearing a jacket with the words, i really don't care, do u? it creates a firestorm on social media, some people asking if she was sending a message. the first lady did not wear the jacket during her visit in texas. by the way, the $39 jacket is in zara and sold out within hours today. a major shake-up in the silicon valley. the ceo of intel is out. ceo brian krzanich resigned unexpectedly after the company says it learned he had a past consensual relationship with an
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intel employee. that violated company policy. robert swan will now take over. intel will launch an extensive search for a permanent replacement. a test drive for those scooters. those electric scooters are the topic of debate tonight among city leaders in san jose. people were invited to come to city hall to test out the high-tech devices. they could ask questions, meet with the scooter company leaders. it's all part of a plan to regulate the scooters. the scooters are becoming more and more popular. we saw them in san francisco, and now in san jose. some say they're also creating hazards on the sidewalks and the roadways. people around the world are sending their condolences to the bay area's gorilla foundation. koko, the famed sign language gorilla, has died. the 46-year-old seen here during an nbc bay area special became a worldwide celebrity in the '70s. that's when a stanford grad student began teaching the
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gorilla sign language, eventually teaching koko to sign more than 1,000 words and understand 2,000 spoken phrases. >> koko will make an impact for years to come, possibly generations to come. we wanted her to live forever. >> the gorilla foundation says it will continue its work. >> can you imagine having a conversation through sign language with a gorilla? >> the neatest thing. >> they were shaken up at headquarters. this was emotional for them. >> oh, for sure. okay, jeff. take it away. >> warm weather building as we head throughout the next couple of days. certainly some dangerous heat coming back to the bay area. let's go ahead and get a look at our microclimate forecast. i've been showing this map a lot today, but it really depicts what's happening in the atmosphere. it's our water vape satellite. what you want to pay attention to on this is the brown to the beige colors here across pacific california right back through texas. that's all hot, dry air. you can see how it's really
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moving in across california. that basically means we're on a lock here for this hotter weather to build in friday and also on saturday's forecast. so really what i'm watching as this heat builds is in low 100s inland, humidity down to 10% to 20%. that's going to keep our fire danger high. we'll also be dealing with some winds. variable 5 to about 15 miles per hour on average, but occasional gusts in the hills could go 20 to 40 miles per hour on that hottest day on saturday. the good news at least immediately about all this is tomorrow morning we do start off with some cooler temperatures. so get up early. enjoy it. if you happen to have a whole house fan, tomorrow morning is when you want to click that on and then shut your windows. if you don't fan, check it n tt. tri-valley tomorrow morning. south bay, we're looking at 63. you can see from the north bay down to the east bay, we're also looking at more low 60s tomorrow and lots of sunshine to start. temperatures 10 to 15 degrees hotter tomorrow.
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you're really going to feel it across morgan hill and gilroy. we'll be close to 100 degrees. not quite as hot right near san jose. still a bit of a bay breeze but a warm day with 91 in downtown san jose. where you have to watch out for the heat is antioch, concord, danville. low 100s. peninsula saved from super hot temperatures. a little wind moving off the ocean. 90 in palo alto. san francisco, a few 70s here in fyou 97 in napa. an adjustment going up torday it will be warm for sp standaf s on pride. city as way from the coastline, we are at 103 on saturday. but by sunday, we're banking on an ocean breeze. if everything goes as expected, that should drop us down to 90
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on sunday and then once we hit monday, we're at a much better 80 degrees. then plenty of comfortable weather as we head through a lot of next week. so two-day event. then we look better on sunday. >> and we're almost to friday. it is a go. the roseanne spin offset to debut. and we have jimmy. >> hey, guys, dave matthews band is here tonight. dave matthews band. plus we have michael strahan, tonight show tuned. happening now, growing support for a san mateo police officer seriously injured in a crash. a gofundme campaign for officer carlos bacerto has now raised more than $38,000. the officer fell asleep behind the wheel and flipped his suv last week. we posted the full story and details at nbcbayarea.com. kari
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triple digit heat moves in for some spots this weekend. and the biggest pride festival in the country is set to begin. what san francisco is doing to make sure everyone stays safe. join us tomorrow from
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many peopple -- for decades. pulitzer prize-winning columnist and pundit c. . he shaped politics for many people for decades. pulitzer prize-winning columnist charles krauthammer has died of cancer. the announcement came nearly two weeks after he revealed in a "washington post" column that he only had weeks left to live. awarded a pulitzer in 1987, krauthammercated column and his appearances on fox news. he was 68 years old. the rhodoseanne reboot gonet a spin off is set to debut. the connors will feature all of the regular cast members from roseanne minus roseanne barr. barr was fired by the network,
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and the show was canceled after she sent a racist tweet. tonight a lot of dreams came true. it was the nba draft and the warriors have a new player. they have the 28th overall pick, and with it they selected jacob evans, a small forward from the university of cincinnati. evans is known for being an excellent defender who can also shoot. i think he's going to fit right in in the bay area. the warriors expect evans to be uy on thetributor next season. to get his first championship >> and it's going to be great. it's going to be so nice for him ring next year. >> we're back in a moment with a stay with us.
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okay. big weekend for the giants. tonight they kicked off a four-game series against the padres. >> as you just said, four-game series? >> four games. >> that's a lot. at the ballpark tonight, look who's there. madison bumgarner continuing his comeback from that broken finger. a good night for madbum. doesn't really do well against the padres historically, but he gets the wtoght. bottom of the eighth inning, gets some help offensively from buster posey. that's an rbi single right up the gut. giants beat the padres 3-0. by the way, tomorrow night's game right here on nbc bay area. our coverage begins at 7:00. a stunner at the world cup.
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argentina led by superstar lionel messi lost today's match. what now and what happens tomorrow? here's gabrielle sotelo. >> reporter: believe it or not we're just a few hours away from starting the ninth day of copa mundial action. at 4:00 in the morning, brazil faces costa rica. this is a must win game for both teams. the brazilian side tiedfirst th argentina will be watching. iceland versus nigeria. if iceland wins, all they will need to go to the will croatia. and last but not least, at 10:30, serbia goes up against switzerland. that was a first of three goals that argentina would concede in the big loss today. now with the south american team needs is a win versus nigeria and for iceland to lose both of their remaining games.
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as copa mundial continues, some fans will have a beer to celebrate, and others to help ease their pain. the problem here is that the bars in russia are running out of beer. a bartender in moscow said that fans drank more than 211 gallons of bear in three days and that the deliveries are taking more than 24 hours. now, the other problem is that when they offer these fans vodka, they said, no, thanks. we'll stick to beer. back to you guys. >> that brazil match at 5:00 a.m. or 4:00 a.m. needs bloody marys. >> good idea. >> we're back in a moment with a lot of s we'll explain why.
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were your media feeds inundated with selfies today? that's because it's national selfie day. oh, jeff! cheryl hurd! i love this. nbc bay area, telemundo 48, we all got in on it. laura garcia with her son. sam brock at the giants game. oh, gabby from telemundo, and of
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course we have -- >> gabriel. we've got everyone there. >> by the way, millennials take more than 25,000 selfies in his or her lifetime. and if you look at all the selfies, they take 65% of them. gen x, 24%. bye. >> see you later. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the jimmy fallon." tonight, joichael strahan, dave matthews,

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