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and potentially racial discheri points out the property was vacant for two decorations are a tribute., and >> i make adamantly denies any discrimination. he about the approval process. >> if she wants to look at these statues, she can. it's just that she can't force everybody else to look at them as if she was the only point of view. >> reporter: now the dueling lawsuits are set to be in place within 30 days. meanwhile, phang wants to keep her decorations, but how much the public will see is aestion. >> if you want to see more of our drone ranger video of the
flintstones property, head to our website at nbcbayarea.com. repairs are made on something that is an ongoing headache. you can see inspectors found a foot-deep hole on a busy runway built on a crumbling foundation. tom jensen joins us live where hufrnds of flights have bn delayed because of this. >> reporter: it caused the closure of two runways for several hours. as bad as it was, quick work kept it from becoming much worse, as far as delays go. inspectors first discovered the 12-inch depression early this morning. it opened up at a critical intersection where two runways cross. >> over two-thirds of all of the aircraft that operate at sfo are at that particular intersection. >> reporter: in raw numbers, that means more than 800 jets
use the intersection daily. by early afternoon, hundreds of flights were delayed on average more than an hour. but some were delayed much longer, like this woman's flight who sat with her family in seattle, watching her visit to the bay area get pushed back further and further. >> we were just standing there waiting and getting confused. >> reporter: or like this man who will arrive in las vegas for his 40th birthday celebration a few hours late. >> two hours, unbelievable. we're supposed to fly out 2:30. now they moved it to 4:30. >> reporter: this happens six to it's times every year but often goes unnoticed, because repairs are made late at night when flight traffic is lighter. nbc bay area flight expert says it's a race against the clock. the loppnger it takes to fix, t longer the douelays. >> it's a snowball effect.
the quicker they can get it open, the quicker they can minimize that snowball. >> reporter: the concrete underneath that runway is crumbling because it's so old, and the airport tells us they plan on going in there for 20 days in september and doing work to replace all of that concrete underneath the asphalt, hopefully preventing this from happening again, at least reducing this problem, again, that's been happening six to it's times every year. live at sfo, thom jensen. >> sfo has a history of problems with its runway, it's something steven stock has been looking into. you can watch his report tonight at 6:00. just in to the newsroom, the verdict is in for the gruesome killing of kyle myrick in san jose. he was brutally beaten at a sports shop where he worked. his body was then dumped in the
santa cruz mountains. there was no dispute that steve lebeau killed his co-worker. the issue is whether or not it was premeditated. myrick's parents felt that it was. >> it seemed premeditated. the way they ended up notice back of that burned-out building. he brought a murder weapon, he cornered my son and, you know, just beat him over and over. >> as for the verdict, the jury found steve lebeau guilty of second degree murder. the parents say they are verdict. a tragic and terrifying night for a rich mond mother and two children. a domestic violence call turned deadly. that 911 call came in about a home invasion. the young caller said her father was the intruder. he was attacking the family with a knife. nbc bay area's jodi hernandez was the first reporter on the
scene and joins us from rich mohammed wi mond with the details. >> reporter: this is where it happened at this house on wilson every. police say the suspect broke in through a back window and viciously attacked his own family. >> it was six shots, boom, boom, boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: daniella schultz describes the gunfire she heard coming from her neighbor's house early this morning. rich monld police say they responded to a 911 call from a teenaged girl about a violent invasion, claiming the family was trapped in the house. >> they also advised the suspect was their father who was armed with a knife and was trying to attack family members. >> reporter: police say they arrived to find a man attacking his own teenaged son with a knife. he refused to put the knife down and instead advanced toward the officers. that's when they shot and killed him.
>> the force that they used at the time was necessary to save that young boy's life. >> reporter: the boy was stabbed in the face. his mother had cuts to her head. police say the family had taken out a domestic violence restraining order on the man about a month ago. >> i seen the mom come out the front. and then she comes out with a slash on her face, on the left side, bleeding. >> reporter: schultz says she saw the man arrested at the house last month but didn't know why. neighbors say they're heartbroken to think what the mom and her kids really sorry that happe you so you got to take care are a gift from god. >> reporter: we're back here live. neighbors tell us the folks who live here appeared to be a normal family. they never heard any fighting. again, the woman is recovering from cuts to her head. her son lacerations to the face, and police say the teenaged girl was bitten in the wrist before she was able to get free and call 911.
reporting live in richmond, jodi hernandez, nbc bay area news. emotion collided today with governor newsom's death penalty moratorium. loved ones who lost family members to several killers delivered a message in sacramento. this happens to be national crime victims rights week. they want the governor to change his mind on the death sentence, and some say he won't meet with them. >> if he was going to reverse the death penalty and take away my justice, i had a right for him to say that to my face. governor newsom, you need to meet with me. i dare you to meet with me. >> newsom last month issued a reprieve to the more than 700 people on california's death row, meaning none of them will be executed as long as he's in office. get ready for some sticker shock. your pg and efrmt bill could double by next year. a retired berkley professor issued a report claiming if wildfires continue to be the norm in california and utilities
cause them, then the cost will be passed along to customers. pg&e released the statement saying in part, quote, this is a complex issue, and we will continue to work with our regulators and policymakers to identify kpree hen sir solutions to address this ever-increasing threat and safeguard our communities and customers. thousands of stanford nurses have now voted to strike, after several months of negotiations the union representing nurses at stanford health care and lou seal packard hospital have authorized the strike. sticking points include pay, hours and patient care. today's arrest of wikileaks founder julian assange lafrnunc a new struggle to extradite him to the united states. after several years holed up in the ecuadorian embassy police
have arrested assange and are holding him for the u.s. candidate donald trump repeatedly praised wikileaks after it published damaging e-mails from hillary clinton staff and party officials. but the effort to extradite assange relates to a hacking attempt on a government computer which preceded the release of thousands of documents on the war on iraq. extradition could take months or years. today president trump distanced himself from wikileaks and said it's not my thing, adding he knew nothing about it. he spoke during a photo op with south korea's leader and hinted at another summit with north korea. barr told a senate panel he thought there was spying on the trump campaign within the u.s. government. that claim inflamed democrats who accused barr of saying what the president wants to hear.
coming up, amazon employees admit to listening in on alexa, their justification for doing it and what it means for your privacy. plus. >> i'm like, no. i'm not going to do did. not going to do it. you're going to make it. i said if you give up hope, we have no chance here. >> the call to save a life also changes one paramedic's life forever, part of our bay area pride series. and we're watching another very windy evening, gusts about 40 miles per hour near san francisco. we talk a big warmup on the way for the weekend as we come right back. amazon )s alexa speaker was
listening to you.. today amazon admitted.that emp okay. it is true. amazon's alexa speaker has been listening to you. today amazon admitted the speaker does capture snippets from a small number of devices. they have no way of identifying the person or the account and can capture the audio only after someone wakes the speaker up. as can you imagine, the news doesn't sit well with a lot of customers and privacy advocates. does this surprise you. >> i think it's surprising. i'm going to have to unplug it when i get home. i don't want it listening to my business. >> a lot of us have suspected this for years.
>> right. >> amazon's user agreement acknowledges your conversations will be used to improve the system, but it's vague as to how that happen. amazon says it's only used to improve service and is not sold to third parties. we'll have much more on this privacy debate ahead on our 6:00 newscast. an emotional farewell for rapper and activist nipsey hussle. ♪ would you hold my hand >> stevie wonder was among those who performed at a packed staples center. the rapper was shot and killed on march 31st outside the clothing store that he opened. his business partner read a letter by former president obama while lewis farrakhan spoke about his legacy. fans lined the streets for a final good-bye. forgotten no more. valuable art that once graced
downtown vallejo is back where it belongs. the pieces of art were removed when the city made changes to a nearby street. the art was later found by community activists. that art was crudely stored away in boxes. now they urged the city council to restore the items. now 17 years later, the first piece is back where it belongs. >> i'm thankful that it is back out on display. we have other pieces of art that need to be displayed also, and we're in the process of getting those moving, too. >> i'm feeling good, items in s we're working on getting out. >> there are other pieces of art boxed up. they are in the process of getting them restored as well. what happened turned good, turned into amazing. garvin thomas joins us with our bay area proud story.
>> angela castro, like many members of the san francisco fire department can chase her desire back to childhood. it's also what made one afternoon last november so special. in the city of san francisco last year the fire department responded to 149,000 calls for help. each one unique. >> she was penned right here in the corner. >> reporter: but none we can assure you, quite like the call paramedic angela castro answered one friday in november. >> right here. this call has impacted my life in such a way that i don't think i'll ever lose faith again. >> reporter: to understand why you have to travel back to angela's childhood and one of the very reasons she became a paramedic. the heroin overdose of her pa father when she was just 5 years old. >> and i, sorry, it makes me
emotional. i always wanted to be there for somebody else's dad. >> reporter: so angela trained and worked her way up, joining the department in 2015. eager to save other people's families. >> so, in this first video, you can see linda getting into the car. >> reporter: which is just what was needed. >> and the car rolled. oh, my god. >> reporter: that november afternoon when an emergency brake failed and left a 57 year old woman penned between her car and her home. >> there's ken. there's me. >> reporter: angela and her partner were the first to arrive. and it didn't look good. >> and so it's like, this is going to be bad. either i'm going to beolding someone as they going to be doing everything i can kind of thing. it's not going to be a good call. >> reporter: for the next 40 minutes, angela and her partner kept the woman alive while firefights worked to safely lift the car off her. >> it was difficult, because she
was giving me her last rites. she was like, tell my family this, tell my family that. and i'm like, no, i'm not going to do it, i'm not going to do it. you're going to make it. i said if you give up hope we have no chance here. >> reporter: the woman named linda didn't give up, and angela eventually got her to the hospital. badly injured, but alive. it is what those in the rescue business call a career call. one you will never forget. for angela, though, two weeks later, the unforgettable became the unbelievable. linda, the lady phone call froa that you saved, she's related to us. she's our family, and i went oh, my god. >> reporter: though they had never met, linda ruiz is indeed related by marriage to angela.
and angela, who got into this business because she wasn't able to save her family piefinally d. >> i did, totally. yeah. totally. >> you had to drop that on us there at the end. >> >> i got goose bumps when you found out they were related. >> not only did linda survive what was a horrific accident, she's now walking on the road to recovery. and the best part is they are connected, close now and promise to remain close. they were family. now they're family. >> now they're really family. that's a great story. thank you, garvin, wow. >> thank you, garvin. take you outside now. it is sunny, but it is windy. look at the american flag whipping in the wind. the traffic is flowing, and so is the wind as we bring in rob mayeda. you said it was going to be windy, did you say it was going to be this windy?
>> the wind is moving faster than the cars. we have gusts above 40 miles per hour. and another wind advisory for the coast and san francisco. and you may have noticed, we had a few sprin equals earlier. the weather system that came through brought a lot of clouds, now the clouds are starting to clear and the winds have picked up. there you see cloudy skies to the east. and look how the wind is pushing the water from right to left across your screen. you can see from the emeryville camera, where the wind speeds are 23 miles per hour. close to 43 miles per hour, san francisco and the coast. but those winds in the 30- 30-40-mile-per-hour range now through 8:00 tonight. notice the purple on the map. we begin to see the wind speeds back off a bit. and during the day tomorrow,
breezy. the wind should be about half as vopg strong as we're seeing right now. still a little wind to contend with, just not as gusty. temperatures in the upper 40s. a pleasant change, more sunshine and warmer temperatures. 70s around the santa clara valley, closer to the mid-70s in gilroy. close to that in sunol and pleasanton. hayward climbing close to 70 degrees. san francisco in the mid-60s, closer to downtown, and the north bay76 inta ra, and you h for your forecast there around sonoma. so headed to the weekend, good news, high pressure still holding strong. saturday should see temperatures warmer, mid to upper 70s possible. probably a few more clouds as the pressure weakens just enough. you can see the rain totals, if we get anything out of it by
next monday is really barely registering on the map. what's more interesting about next week's forecast is potentially what's setting up towards the end of the seven-day forecast. the first sign of very strong high pressure making a comeback. if this holds next thursday, there's a chance we might see our first 80s since the first week of november. it's been that long. >> no way. >> something to look forward to towards the end of the seven-day forecast. but you get a sneak preview. mid to upper 70s for the valleys on saturday. keep a close eye, wednesday and thursday, some computer models bringing the 80s back to the bay area. >> 80s as in 80 inches of rain or temperature 80s? >> temperature. >> i'm ready to get a tan. >> clean out those barbecues. somebody's been stealing plants in the south bay. the question is why. police found out the answer once they made an arrest. alrighty, you guys are almost all set.
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the hidden dangers of tonight at 6:00. breaking the silence in hope of saving lives. a very candid conversation about the hidden dangers of police work. we'll show you how departments are stepping in to help coming up at 6:00. it's becoming an annual tradition. every spring the sharks make the playoffs, and someone decides to paint their house teal >> teal? >> once again, five bay area families entered a contest to have their house painted for free. they have to keep it teal for at least a year. sharkey visited one of the winning homes. after the makeover you get a plaque designating it an official teal house. >> do you get tickets to the playoff game? >> you should! >> thank you for joining us, savannah guthrie sitting in on nightly news. tonight, wikileaks
founder julian assange arrested and charged with conspiracy in one of the largest leaks of classified secrets in u.s. history. his shocking appearance as he was carried out of the embassy in london that housed him for seven years. why did they give him up and will the u.s. go after him for 2016 election hacking? the hammer drops. bombshell new charges against myaniels tomorrower attorney 36 counts accusing him of embezzling millions of clients and spending it on a life of luxury. deadly spring blizzard on the move tonight in several states. whiteout conditions forcing drivers off the road. powerful winds knocking over a semi. al roker is tracking it all. the congresswoman under fire for these remarks about 9/11 to a muslim group.