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women and used tinder to rob and carjack suspects. >> the police detectives have arrested five teenagers for this series of attacks that stretched over two weeks in march. police say that men showed up thinking they were going on tinder dates. inste instead, they were attacked and robbed at gunpoint. police released pictures of four adult teens who are now facing a series of charges including robbery, carjacking and auto theft. a fifth person charged, a 15io is still a minor so his identity was not released. detectives say the group set up two fake profiles on tinder, the dating app. they posed as becky and victoria. when men responded, they lured them on anpounced. >> you can try to get try to ve it raises concerns. that they're real beforehand. but at the end of the day, it is like a gamble. >> i would be scared to do that. like i would not feel comfortable, especially if i did
not know the person. >> some tinder users recommended taking simple precautions. >> i would try to set myself up for not having the problem so meeting in very public places like restaurants or bars. not late at night. that was a big thing for me. >> police stay suspects were arrested separately over the next several days but police have not detailed is how many people swiped right and became victims of the group. >> reporter: and san jose police say this is an ongoing their continue to follow abo a vietnamese cafe near los lagos golf course. someone inside shot at the suspects, triggering a full on gun fight. three people were hurt. one of them with life threatening injuries. no arrests have been made. the motive is thus far unclear. nine hours later and it is still sluggish. some red and orange on the right
side of the screen. this is 580 in the livermore area. still stop and go for a couple miles. it's been a nightmare commute. here's why. two big rigs crashed between livermore and tracy around noon one of trucks went down that embark sparking are. all lanes are now open. traffic remains congested. something is off. if you've driven off the 101, you've seen the misshapen jagged lane stripes. they're all over the place and it is confusing to drivers. >> reporter: in multiple spos of the 101, you'll find lane stripes like these. some completely sideways. >> especially at night when we're driving back, we always see it. >> a lot of places.
>> reporter: he is a software engineer who moved to the bay area last week. he worries about the effect they may have on self-driving cars. >> you can easily fool a self-driving car if the lines are out of place or they're jagged. >> caltrans says the lines are no longer painted one on a side ago but some were installed a few today's after wet weather. >> due to the amount of rain there was moisture that came up through asphalt. as we were doing our lane striping with the new technology, that moisture created a layer between the adhesive and the ground and made it not stick normally. >> reporter: so they slightly peeled off when big rigs drove over them. they now realize there have to be five dry days between. >> this is a lesson that we've learned. >> reporter: work started monday
to restripe some lanes from the san francisco county line all the way down to gilroy. it will take contractor through the end of the month to finish. caltrans says the it won't nbc . every day items. president trump has just raised the stakes in his trade war with china. they were not able to reach a resolution by tonight's deadline. that's leading president trump to hike tariffs on $200 billion in products. the duties will jump from 10% to 25% which could lead to higher prices for the average consumer in the u.s. china is planning to retaliate against this move. >> only on nbc bay area, we're hearing for the first time from a man seriously hurt. when a driver crashed into a home. they said it was intentional. he was at a south bay rehab center. he's recovering from two broken
legs, a broken arm and a broken shoulder. in fact, at one point he was briefly even in a coma. he is one of eight people injured in the attack. amazingly he says he is not even angry. >> i have no hatred at i feel sorry of him actually. >> a distasteful act of vandalism. graffiti all over a veterans memorial. it happen overnight sunday in downtown san jose on park avenue and almaiden boulevard. they did their best to clean it up while they're still searching for the vandal. they believe he goes by the name of skip and they're asking the public for any help. a freeway shooting in the east bay. right on 580. our sky ranger was overhead. this is eastbound near san
leandro. someone shot at a car near the 16th avenue exit. you see the car there with the door open. two men were hit and rushed to the both are expected to be okay. a neighborhood on edge. just watchful this woman in the surveillance video and she's been burglarizing homes for months. there's new technology and to help police get a break in the case. one piece of information officers knew was the woman's name. sonja. they then used data filtering to find all the sonjas in the neighborhood. >> there was an arrest for sonja. >> police say her mug shot matches the burglar in the videos of officers know exactly who they're looking for. neighbors are hopeful that they'll catch her soon. this is a big one. tomorrow, uber is going public. expect to see a lot of overnight millionaires and expect
homeowners to start cashing in. a lot of will soon start selling the their homes in san francisco to these newly minted millionaires. jean elle is in the city. what it means for the entire housing market. >> reporter: homeowners here are paying close attention to the ipo. many say they don't plan to put their homes up for sale until they believe the new millionaires are ready to buy. uber's ipo is expected to turn them into millionaires, millionaires hoping to buy a home in san francisco. compass real estate agent says they won't jump in right away. >> i actually looked at title records for facebook and twitter. and it took a year and a half to two years for those guys to start buying properties. >> reporter: they'll be paying top dollar. and he says the demand for a
limited number of homes will drive prices up in san francisco, creating a ripple effect in other cities. >> when we talk about these places, we're talking about engineers. what about the service industry? peopleho c w't necessarily afproperty. aree already feeling the pinch. >> i'm actually thinking of moving out of california. it's just getting too crazy. you know? i can't afford it. >> they're considering an ipo tax. a within.5% tax on the stock options companies give to employees. would it raise between $100 to $200 million for homeless and education programs. while cities grapple with the wealth gap, homeowners looking to sell are waiting to put their homes on the market to get top dollar. >> waiting until the price is right. a light at the end of the
transbay tunnel saga. the multimillion-dollar terminal may finally reopen in june. this is a stir we've been closely following. it had to be shut down last september weeks after it was built because cracks were found in two support beams. today the general manager said the cracks are fixed. they are now bolted in place, reinforcing the cracked beams. now an independent expert has to declare the rest of the building safe, too. once we get to where it is satisfied, it will take four to six weeks. >> that would push the opening into late june orrer july. >> she's running for president but she's also in town to congratulate a small san francisco publication. >> we all know that truth must be spoken from a voice that is trusted. and we know therefore of the need. the sun reporter has been an
example of just that. >> senator kamala harris in san francisco tonight. the featured speaker. the san francisco sun reporter has been the city's black weekl marching on. >> i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. a few showers showing up. we'll talk more about it friday and what's next for the weekend in about eight minutes. plus, the police department says they won't let thieves terrorize the town. the tactics they're using. and one of the co-founders of facebook saying tonight that it is time for the government to step in and break up facebook. we're back in 60 seconds. 's not. and, you're probably right. electric just doesn't have enough range. it will never survive the winter. charging stations? good luck finding one of those. so, maybe an electric car isn't for you after all. or, is it?
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caught on camera. in the video, he walks up behind, taps her on the shoulder and then just bops her in the face. late this afternoon an officer spotted him in santa cruz. he is 38 years justin schreiber. he faces felony assault and battery charges along with the charge for being under the influence. >> hold on to your laptops. a bay area problem especially prevalent in berkeley. thieves stealing laptops and people fighting back. tonight a new plan to stop it. nbc bay area cheryl hurd joins us in berkeley. it happened almost every night. what are the details of this plan? >> police are fighting back by doing things you can see and things you cannot see. it's unfortune with you people have to learn to protect themselves. >> this is the college avenue corridor. >> reporter: kory works the night shift in berkeley.
not onl d he have to deal with normal policing of the city. his new normal is looking for laptop bandits. >> as soon as we catch someone doing this, and we catch them every day. there's someone else right behind them doing the exact same thing. 35 laptops have been stolen in berkeley. >> you see a police car parked there, it is not a coincidence. >> a young woman was injured after four suspects came in with masks and they ended up wrestling away her laptop. >> she tried to fight back. the thieves pushing her to the ground and started kicking her before they got away. >> it was pretty scary. >> the robberies are becoming more violent and bold as you can see from this surveillance
video. students are aware of the problem. >> you have to be careful. pay attention. >> every single time when a laptop is taken it is because the victim never even saw it coming. >> reporter: well, it is rare but police say that people end up running after those thieves to try to get their laptops back. don't do that. laptops can be replaced. a new fbi unit uncovered school threats and was on campus asking questions. police don't believe the latest threat is credible but they're not taking any chances. only about 20% of the students showed up for class today. new construction up in flames. a fire burned four homes. you see the damage. these homes were being built in hayward. it happened last night near olympic and huntwood avenue east
of 880. it got close to six other completed homes. only the homes in construction were damaged. investigators aren't sure how the started but so far they are not calling it suspicious. facebook under attack from an unlikely source. one of its orange founders. not mark zuckerberg but chris hughes. zuckerberg's roommate at harvard. hughes says facebook is too powerful and it is falling on the federal government to break up the social net work. especially in light of all the recent security breaches. he remains critical of zuckerberg's moves. >> he is extremely powerful because he has no boss. no regulatory agency from the government. >> facebook responded by saying they are not breaking up the company but just adding more regulation. google expanding its foot print in mountain viewagain. purchasing new office and
research building next to the munipal golfgole paid $26 milli for the 3,400 square foot building. this is only the latest deal by google in mountain view. last month they paid $250 million for three other nearby buildings. >> ride sharing was supposed to reduce traffic. instead, the exact opposite is happening. a new study in science advances reports that uber and lyft increase traffic delays in san francisco by 40%. it turns out, booking rides on mobile apps made it too easy for the public to use public transportation, and good old-fashioned walking. the study shows traffic congestion in san francisco jumped by more than 60% between 2010 and 2016, as ride sharing became increasingly popular. we might have a new way to commute across the bay. ferry service between berkeley and san francisco. the big obstacle? the berkeley pier.
if it needs to be restored or replaced to accommodate the service. the city leaders say a ferry is crucial for economic development and disaster oing to happen any time soon. if approved, the target date is 2035. >> he is a hero through and through and he saved toddler's life. it turns out he's only 9. an owing boy honored for his quick thinking and his heroic efforts. he received the aaa life saving medal during a ceremony yesterday. there he is in his little guard outfit. the fourth grader works as a school safety patrol. last december, he stopped a toddler from being hit by a truck by blowing his whistle. the truck came to a stop two feet away from the toddler. >> that's a rush. take us into friday. >> a few showers as we move int then eventually we get the sunshine returning. let's take you into the micro
climate forecast and what's certainly of utmost importance of the it is all part of the storm system we're tracking. we're seeing a few spotty showers. nothing heavy but some isolated instability. you will see at 7:00 in the morning, the clouds, the immediate coastline we typically see. then you will see a little bit here could bubble up near gilroy. maybe down there toward monterey. the heaviest rainfall in southern california. by 10:00 in the morning, the worst is away from they would have the best chance
if you're traveling on instate here.n inch in gilroy. 5, or 99, please be careful. down to the south bay, we'll start in the 50s. not that cold to begin here. 51 for the north bay. san francisco, 54 and the east bay at 56. clouds for the morning hours. once we hit that afternoon, we'll see the sun start to return and temperatures forming up a little bit near san francisco. wee go to 62 for the high. and then by this weekend, we will clear out for mother's day. looking all good if you're headed to san francisco. then by nextweek, more changes moving in. i see some clouds moving in by next tuesday and wednesday. then a few more showers. you're warming up tomorrow of the once we hit the afternoon, we hold with those mid to upper 70s through the weekend.
then eventually, we'll see the numbers drop as we move into next week with the shower chance possible next thursday. we could be dropping it back down to 69. so still no clear stride of 70s or 80s in the forecast just yet. just making it interesting. >> chilly spring weather. >> what w a nice change over the weekend. up next, some of the biggest online retailers. the problem with this piece of furniture that has prompted a major recall. >> and we have jimmy. >> we're playing sticky balls with halle berry. been released from a northern happening now, former intelligence analyst chelsea manning has been released from a northern virginia jail after a two months stay after refusing to testify to a grand jury. manning's attorneys fear it may be short-lived. she was released only because the grand jury's turn had
a deadly hazard leads to a furniture recall. south shore furniture is recalling more than 300,000 chests. they say they're unstable if not properly anchored and they could tip over. one actually tipped over on a 2-year-old killing that child. they were sold online at walmart, amazon, target, and other online retailers. they cost about $60. one of the most popular coffees in the area. they are recalling all the blue bottle whole bean cans. they receive it has received 14 reports of the pressurized lid opening too fast and firing ahe the coffee. unopened returned. in half dome, yosemite, they are limiting the number of hikers on half dome.
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without kevin durant. he )ll miss the rest of this series against the rockets. he )ll be back... but the warriors have to beat the warriors are in houston without kevin durant. he will miss the rest of the series against the rockets because of the calf. >> he'll be back at some point but the warriors have to beat houston to advance to the next round. that won't be easy without the best player on the planet right now. you know what happened. the mri revealed a mild right calf sprain. lot worse. we s food and hitting the team charter. that's where they are tonight. it is real easy. if the warriors win tonight, they win to the western conference finals. that's where the sharks are in hockey. the hot ticket saturday night is game one. here's a hive look at the shark tank. this place will be pumping saturday night. wave special pre game newscast at 4:30 p.m. then the game starts at 5:00
p.m. on nbc bay area. baseball today, the giants in denver. yesterday they got rained out. all sorts of weather issues. today they played 23 runs were scored. the top of the sixth, tyler austin ties the game with this three-run homer. 8-8 but the rockies go on to win. 12-11. the final. we should note the a's lose to the reds today at the coliseum. >> okay. >> okay. back with more in a moment. ♪ [ crying ] ♪ you protect them at home. we help protect them online. this is beyond wifi. this is xfi. simple. easy. awesome. xfinity. the future of awesome.
rideshare giant )s trading debut as the stock market opens tomorrow morning. plus: the railroad that bridged the east to the west celebrates a major anniversary. the 150 year old remnants still in place in the east bay. join us tomorrow from moon. bezos, the founder of amazon, is also the founder of a space exploration company called "blue origin," and today he announced plans for a lunar landing. i that jeff bezos is going to the moon. he's the ans for the a lunar landing. he says it will be able scientific equipment and a test flight could take place as early as this summer. lots of billionaires who really want to go to the moon. >> jeff bezos, elon musk. >> my hand is up. >> maybe that's customer number one. >> volunteer for free.
>> will you volunteer the forecast? >> why not? >> some showers for morgan hill to gilroy. a chance of spotty showers tomorrow morning. best chance in the south bay. mother's day weekend is looking good. >> thanks for joining us. have a great friday. >> bye-bye. stay safe. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: welcome to "the tonight show!" and here's your host jimmy fallon! ♪ [ cheers and applause ]