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now. good evening and thanks for joining us. i )m vicky nguyen. and i )m garvin thomas, in for terry mcsweeney. the news at 6 starts right now. thank you for joining us. >> we are learning more about the young driver found dead in the car on the contra costa highway, that car full of bullet holes. >> nbc laura sambol has more on the investigation. laura. >> reporter: this ishe the crash happened just before 2:30 yesterday. look behind me. i'm at the willow road off-ramp and you can see the cones rail. that guard rail was ripped apart and lives torn apart. >> she was really a charming girl, bright smile.
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never had a problem. >> reporter: timothy holds back tears talking about his neighbor, a 25-year-old whose profile says she graduated from the high school and currently worked as off fis manager for a doctor. after the crash, they found her dead and discovered bullet holes on the driver's side. his heart goes out to her family they have known for decades. our kids and their kids were young and grew up around each other. >> reporter: her vehicle is being towed away heavily die fr crash or gunshot wounds and not sure if shooting was i've never of the ordinary. it's not like that family, of course, it would happen to them. >> reporter: freeway shootings have been a big problem in recent years and looney says it needs to stop. >> i'm a supporter of the
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seconamendment but this is g you hear about it all the time. whoever did this, do the right thing and turn yourself in. for the rest of our youth, stop this. >> reporter: officers say a lot more will be known after the autopsy is completed. right now, this is being labeled as a suspicious death. reporting live from contra costa county, laura> a pittsburg prin life support fighting for his life. they say his wife shot him and currently in critical condition. the school superintendent said along with being our principal d his children attended and attend
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our schools. his impact is wide across our community. there will be counselors where his children attend. it will mark one year when stephon clark was killed in his backyard. he was at his grandmother's house when officers were told he was breaking his grandmother's windows and they mistook what was in his hand for a gun and opened fire. they decided not to charge the officers. activists will join the family for a day of remembrance the family will call for a new law requiring officers to do before ra jy when nay are involved in the death of a citizen. cash for a cannabis project, trying to bribe an oakland official to get approval of his dispensary. he is charged with attempting to
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bribe reed $10,000 in an envelope and reed immediately reported the bribe to the city official's off fis. he denies the charge and we have not heard back. may have helped police catch man who broke into five cars in the span of two hours. it happened in warm springs saturday. the victim said he threw a cinder block through the car of the person who just burglarized his car. thre ting to figure out if he is responsible for a string of recent car break-ins in fremont. to another story involving a broken car window, a truck driver wants to know how it happened. the semi driver posted this on facebook. he was driving near gilroy when
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something blew out one of this is truck windows. he pulled off on 152. when he filed a report, the officer told him the area had a real problem with windows being smashed. and we report they're asking help finding a suspect throwing objects at cars near 152 and gilmore the past year. several cars have been damaged and quite a few drivers rattled. it's unclear if this latest incident is tied to the earlier ones. >> if you're wondering what that smel lofting through milpitas een happening for decades. there is a nearby landfill but not clear whether that this is culprit. now, the city has announced a pilot odor monitoring program to gather information about all the smells, where they come from and if they affect people's health. people that live and work in milpitas have their f
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opinions and theories. >> it's terrible. it is worse at night than during the day. >> we can barely take our kids outside the daycare because they couldn't stand the smell. >> have small kids. sometimes they're playing outside, i say, hey, go inside, it's very smelly. the bay area quality management district is also planning its own year long study. >> from experience it is strong on 880. happening tonight on 880 a freeway closure. all southbound lanes will be shut down from -- hayward from midnight to 4:00 a.m. it's the same situation tuesday and wednesday mornings as well. happening tomorrow, drivers should expect more delays on the richmond-san rafael bridge. they will be should from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30
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p.m. everyday this week. there will also be overnight lane closures, crews replacing joints on the bridge. concrete chunks fell last month, you may remember. oakland to honolulu for about 100 bucks round trip. that's how much eager travelers paid for the inaugural southwest airlines flight from oakland to hawaii. live at the international airport where that first flight took off earlier today plenty of appy to climb aboard. this is actually a route southwest has been planning to launch about a year now. there were hulu dancers to welcome people on board at the entry to the gate. it could also benefit flyers from other airlines because they have to compete against southwest's lower fares.
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swa is known for no frills service and smile with pretzels for a snack but with this longer haul over the pacific but wi they're offering other options. >> they were happy to be aboard this flight. >> i love hawaii. i do love southwest and i'm super super excited, and i've never been to oakland, california before. >> reporter: today's flight went off without a hitch but comes days after southwest had to ground its 737 max 8 type these routes. swa used an flight. all 737 max 8 and 9 type jets are still grounded by the faa. southwest has not said if that continued grounding is going affect its planned rollout of more flights between california
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and hawaii. they're planning to launch service from oakland to maui next month, and then they're going to add flights from san jose to hawaii the month after that. reporting live in oakland. nbc bay area news. >> they will need all the planes they can get. still to come, hitting the road, lyft is about to hit the road amid a major move. we'll hit the gas on that story coming up. a festive day in b. a lot of green and the fun inspired by the irish holiday this weekend. picture perfect weather continues around the bay area close to 70, 12 degrees warmer than average and set to change with cloud increases to the west and rain changes coming back this week.
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even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand skethan you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures secondhand smoke is toxic. especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. cleared up, crews will return to the area devastated by the camp fire, to clear debris. state leaders say that at least 240 workers will be back on th
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now that the weather has cleared up, crews will work on the areas devastated by debris. 240 workers will be back on the job tomorrow in paradise and the surrounding community. so tough to look at that devastation. they cleaned more than 200 properties before that work was suspended during the winter storms we just had that increased the dangerous mudslides on fire scarred hills. some 7,000 properties are still scheduled for cleanup and debris removal. lyft knownides is heading for a cross service. it is part of the company's plan to convince investors to commit to its own ipo rather than hold out for its competitor,ipo and t it on the nasdaq before the end of the month and lyft is planning to offer its own public
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offering next month seeking $120 billion offering at its ipo. >> great time to get out on the bikes and st. patrick's day and parades and festivals. >> one more. no matter pretty much where you went, one exception, limp in -- livermore in the 60s. look at hayward. 76 degrees above average, 12-4 degrees warmer than we ought to be on a st. patrick's day weekend. milder outside. 68 degrees on the clouds, i think, in about an hour should make for a fantastic partly cloudy skies. in the morning, skies on the coast. one more spring-like day in the
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bay area. upper 70s possible in morgan hill and gilroy. towards 680 and low 70s in oakland and hayward, close to 67 degrees in daly city. near san francisco and probably as early as 11:00 before lunchtime before things start to cool off and napa back to the showers, highs in 50s and sierra. close to 6,000 feet by wednesday. high clouds, nothing to bring us rain today watching that should bring mostly cloudy skies on tuesday and through the day wednesday, in and out of the rain showers for the forecast. a quarter inch to half-inch of rain for most of the bay area. wouldn't be surprised to see
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morgan hill towards gilroy, potentially bringing rain to the south. after that, the next should be late friday, towards the evening commute as things look right now hough we're officially m that moving into spring, sundayapars two weekend days. spring temperatures and then springing another weekend mid-atlantic temperatures, means temperatures about 20 degrees cooler. this typical late march, early april and the winter-7-day forecast battle it out. >> we will see for folks who have ail alreadigies and pollen high, that ought to help with that. >> thank you.
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last night's powerball drewing scooped up by no one. there's always a next drawing and how much i up for grabs. we'll tell you. mourners in new
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grappling iwht the terror attack, after friday )s rampage at two mosques,
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that left 50 people dead. mourners in new zealand still grappling with the terror attack on two mosques and left 50 people dead. the australian suspect will be tried in new zealand and a discussion on gun control tomorrow. still in critical condition and they're working to notify the victims and return them to their l poss. >> it is likely to be a small number to begin with. it is the expectation that all bodies will be returned to families by wednesday. >> as this city grapples with the trauma, many are coming to this memorial at the botanic garden to leave flowers and messages. some say a local maui expression that means stay strong. as you may have heard, the gunman live-streamed it on facebook. today, the social media said it
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blocked 1.5 million videos within two hours. with statement we continue to work-around the clock to remove violating content using a combination of technology and people. the video hou on social media in the hours after the attack. it raised new questions how tech giants manage disturbing contents that could inspirey cats. the white house is pushing back tonight at the suspect is a supporter of president trump. he referred to president trump as a symbol of renewed white identity. others say it is a sign the president needs to watch his rhetoric. >> the president is not a white supremacist. i'm not sure how many times we have to say that. >> he uses the word "invaders" to characterize people coming to the nation's southern borders, exactly the same phrase the
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shooter in new zealand used to characterize the muslims. >> the president went on a twitter stormmueller's investig and saying mccain sent a fake when in fact mccain sent it after the election. parts of states under water iowa and wisconsin and nebraska. in nebraska, people are stranded inside their homes or sometimes even can't reach them. the governor of iowa toured the damage in that state today. at least three deaths have been blamed on all the floodwaters. the water is not expected to recede in some areas until later this week. turning to decision 2020, it is official, new york senator kirsten gillibrand is running for president. she announced it on youtube this morning, will brave win? >> we landed on the moon.
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if we can do that we can achiev healthcare >> she is expected togn trail t stopping in michigan tomorrow and iowathue democrat runndhe s woman. tonight, we have an smaited jackpot worth $92.1 million. >> that money still up for grabs, there are no lucky winners in the drawing, it was $93 million and will rise to $550 million. last night's numbers, and a chance to win the jack bot on wednesday. laura britt is up next >> no money won. we have money moved on the court and green. >> laura up next with sports after the break.
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>> no money won.
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it's march madness. we found out which teams are going dancing. no surprise the number 1 seed, the duke blue devils. they finished the regular season 29-5 and won their 21st acc title saturday night. they're the heavy favorites to win the whole thing.
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if you don't go by mascots or favorite colors, duke is a good team to go with. the remainder of the number 1 seed, virginia, gonzaga and north carolina. you can follow local teams in march. st. mary's in as 11 seed facing off against villanova. last week they upset gonzaga to win the title? . number 12 seede clenching it last night by beating washington in the championship game. ducks will take on wisconsin in the opening round in san jose. a little help for your bracket. oregon is 2-0 all time playing at the center. you're welcome, if they win. down we go to rory mcilroy putting for birdie for the lead
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it was tied with jim furyk at 15 ole beautifully placed on the green. he would two-putt for birdie and take the lead at 16 under, as we take you to the 18th hole. rather than playing it safe, rory, take a look what he does, drives right for the hole, right over the stick and that secures it forcilroy. he plays it for par and that it's his first victory on the pga tour since the arnold palmer invitational. >> i think it was the experience is had starting the year. good chance in hawaii and mexico and last week and the culmination of getting those
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experiences. i felt more and more comfortable each time. i almost liked today because it was tough. i knew guys weren't going to get away from us, especially when i made a double on 4. i knew it was similar start to yesterday and chances coming up. i stayed as patient as i possibly could. any time i looked at thesed i hr three shots behind and that gave me a little encouragement to keep going and play a great back nine. >> it only makes sense that the irishman wins the players championship on st. patrick's day sunday. if you're wanting to follow the march madness it gets started tuesday, march 19th. that's it for sports. more news after this break. the y
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is ♪ so festive, the spirit of st. patrick's day is alive today. this is in ireland. marching bands and floats kicked off the celebration and people gathered in the streets cheering on all those colorful performers. >> where else? how about east bay closer to home. one of the biggest st. patrick's day celebrations on the coast. it actually was yesterday but people turned out for the festival. they had fantastic weather the parade yesterday you're doing tomorrow. >> i don't think they're officially doing anything tomorrow. if you want to go to the tri-valley, great one more day.
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this will keep things green in dublin. >> i like how you rolled that in, rob. always so quick with the with it. thank you so much for joining us. >> we'll be back again tonight at 11:00 tonight. >> have a great night. ♪ [ camera shutter clicks ] the new galaxy s10 on xfinity mobile. the phone and network designed to do more. get $250 back on a new galaxy and save on the network with millions of wifi hotspots. say "get a galaxy" to learn more.
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